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B. 02-10 Turnout up amid tight race Israel
2. 02-10 Broadcaster sorry for deadly hotel fire Beijing
D. 02-10 US to unveil new bank bail-out Washington
4. 02-10 Rain offers little respite in drought China
5. 02-10 Philippines works to save 200 dolphins Manila
02-10 Rivals claim election win Jerusalem
7. 02-10 Winds continue to spread wildfires Melbourne
I. 02-10 Cancún police chief questioned in killing Cancún, Yucatan
J. 02-10 US Senate approves stimulus plan U.S. Senate


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Morning News

Feb.10   Israel   Turnout up amid tight race  Voting in general election has been higher than the record low turnout of 2006, despite poor weather and fears of voter apathy

  Beijing   Broadcaster sorry for deadly hotel fire  TV station has apologized for massive fire at an unoccupied luxury hotel that killed a firefighter and wounded seven other people

  Washington US to unveil new bank bail-out  Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner intends to spend the remaining $350bn of the government's bank bail-out fund

  China Rain offers little respite in drought  Rain fell in 4 provinces, but China will still have to take serious measures to combat what some have called the worst drought in half a century

  Manila Philippines works to save 200 dolphins  Authorities were trying to drive back to sea a pod of about 200 dolphins that had swarmed to shallow waters in Manila Bay

Day News

  Jerusalem     Rivals claim election win
  Benjamin Netanyahu and Tzipi Livni have claimed victory in a snap general election; results are still unclear

  Melbourne     Winds continue to spread wildfires
  Winds whipping across southeastern Australia's countryside continued to fan deadly brushfires, spreading flames through rural towns

  Yucatan     Cancún police chief questioned in killing Map of Canc%FAn Mexico  Francisco Velasco Delgado has been relieved of his duties and placed under house arrest ; he is investigated in the killing of the area's anti-drug chief

  U.S. Senate US Senate approves stimulus plan  The Democratic-controlled Senate has passed, 61-37, an economic plan expected to cost some $838bn, with few Republicans opting to back it

  North Korea N. Korea missile site shows activity  U.S. official: A U.S. spy satellite snapped an image within the last several days of preparations at a North Korean missile site

  London City duo Elano and Robinho tame Italy  Manchester City duo fired Brazil to a 2-0 victory in their prestige friendly international against world champions at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Evening News

  Melbourne Fire aftermath 'too distressing'  The police are stopping some residents of bushfire-hit areas from returning to their homes; the scenes would be too gruesome

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