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06-01 Iraqi, American death tolls drop in May Iraq
C. 06-01 Contador powers to Giro d'Italia victory Milan
D. 06-01 Jamaica's Bolt is world's fastest man New York
4. 06-01 Israel sends back Hezbollah spy Israel
F. 06-01 Swiss reject new citizenship rule Switzerland
G. 06-01 Anonymous warning precedes bomb blast Zarautz, Basque
H. 06-01 Fire raging at Universal Studios Los Angeles
I. 06-01 Fashion king Saint Laurent dies Paris
J. 06-01 Prime minister declares victory Macedonia


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Jun.1   Iraq   Iraqi, American death tolls drop in May
  The number of deaths among Iraqi civilians, police and insurgents fell sharply, and the monthly death toll for U.S. troops hit its lowest since 2004

  Milan   Contador powers to Giro d'Italia victory  Tour de France champion is the first non-Italian to ride to victory in the three-week stage race since 1996. He finished 1 min. 57 sec. ahead of Ricco

  New York   Jamaica's Bolt is world's fastest man  Usain Bolt set a new 100 meters world record of 9.72 seconds at an international meeting, trimming 0.02 second off the previous record

  Israel     Israel sends back Hezbollah spy   Nissim Nasser, an Israeli citizen convicted of spying in 2002, has been deported to Lebanon, amid rumours it might be part of a prisoner swap

  Switzerland Swiss reject new citizenship rule  Voters have rejected a move to make it even harder for foreigners to obtain citizenship. 64% were against a bid

  Basque Anonymous warning precedes bomb blast  2 police officers suffered minor ear damage and another person was hurt by shattered glass in the explosion

  Los Angeles Fire raging at Universal Studios  The blaze was reported before dawn on a sound stage at the world-famous film studio. Fire had destroyed at least one building

Day News

  Paris   Fashion king Saint Laurent dies
  Yves Saint Laurent was considered by many as the greatest fashion designer of the 20th Century. He was 71

  Macedonia   Prime minister declares victory
  Nikola Gruevski has declared victory in the parliamentary election after a vote that was marred by gunbattles that left one person dead

  Myanmar     Gates could withdraw Navy ships  U.S. Defense Secretary will make a decision within days to withdraw U.S. ships from the coast of Myanmar, after junta 'neglect'

  Puerto Rico Puerto Rico win buoys Clinton  Hillary Clinton has said her fight for the Democratic presidential nomination will go on after winning a symbolic victory in Puerto Rico

  Somali President escapes assassination bid  Suspected Islamic insurgents fired mortar rounds at a plane carrying transitional president Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, but no one was harmed

Evening News

  Australia   Australia ends operations in Iraq
  One of the first countries to commit troops to the war 5 years ago, has ended its operations there

  Jerusalem   Israel to build 884 homes in East Jerusalem
Map of East Jerusalem Israel
  Israel has approved the construction of almost 884 new homes in East Jerusalem, 121 of them in Har Homa; the rest will be in Pisgat Zeev

  Japan   Japan urges global food support  Prime Minister Fukuda has called for urgent action to ensure food supplies to poor nations struggling with sharp price rises

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