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08-02 Hezbollah launches rocket onslaught Israel
2. 08-02 Muslims flee fighting Sri Lanka
3. 08-02 Olmert says fighting will go on Jerusalem
4. 08-02 Iraqi forces to take over by year's end Baghdad
F. 08-02 Five dead in new attacks Baghdad
G. 08-02 Emergency in NY as city swelters New York
7. 08-02 Israel resume airstrikes on Beirut Beirut
I. 08-02 President Yushchenko accepts rival as PM Kiev
J. 08-02 Gibson faces drink-drive charges Southern California


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Morning News

Aug.2   Israel     Hezbollah launches rocket onslaught
  Hezbollah sent190 rockets killing one civilian and wounding more than a dozen others

  Sri Lanka   Muslims flee fighting
  Fighting between the army and Tamil Tiger rebels in the north-eastern district of Trincomalee has spread

  Jerusalem     Olmert says fighting will go on  Israeli Prime Minister has said that there will be no ceasefire in Lebanon until an international force is deployed

  Baghdad Iraqi forces to take over by year's end  President Talabani said he foresees Iraqi forces taking over security in all 18 Iraqi provinces by the end of the year

  Baghdad Five dead in new attacks  3 people were killed and 9 others wounded when the bomb exploded in central Baghdad

  New York Emergency in NY as city swelters  Soaring temperatures are expected to hit parts of the east of the U.S. for a second day

Day News

  Beirut   Israel resume airstrikes on Beirut
  Airstrikes on the Hezbollah stronghold had recommenced after a pause of several days.

  Kiev     President Yushchenko accepts rival as PM  Viktor Yushchenko has said he will back Viktor Yanukovych, for prime minister, ending a 4-month stand-off

  Southern California Gibson faces drink-drive charges  The Oscar-winning director is accused of having a raised blood-alcohol level and having an open alcohol bottle in the car

  Baghdad 12 killed by stadium bombs  Two bombs exploded in a soccer stadium. 7 children were among the dead

Evening News

  South Africa Zuma points finger at Mbeki  The defense in the corruption trial of ex-Deputy President is seeking to turn the focus in the case to the President

  Somalia 29 ministers leave government  Somali leaders are saying the virtually powerless administration should reconcile with Islamic militants

San Francisco Bay Area , August 2, 2006 Timeline