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1. 02-18 Military halts nation's constitution Niger
2. 02-18 Murdered journalist honored as 'hero' Sri Lanka
D. 02-18 Beef prices could plummet after boycott Argentina
E. 02-18 Remains of 2 found after plane crash Austin, Texas
F. 02-18 Body of stowaway falls from plane Miami
02-18 Pilot air attack on US tax office Austin, Texas
7. 02-18 UN seeks record quake aid donations Haiti
I. 02-18 Military coup ousts president Niamey, Niger
9. 02-18 Dalai Lama-Obama meeting angers China Beijing

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Feb.18   Niger     Military halts nation's constitution  The order, read by Col. Goukoye Abdul Karimou, was attributed to the Superior Council for the Restoration of Democracy

  Sri Lanka Murdered journalist honored as 'hero'  Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was shot last year has been recognized by the International Press Institute as a hero for freedom of the press

  Argentina Beef prices could plummet after boycott  Three days after a consumers' group called for a meat boycott, the head of Argentina's beef industry said prices will fall by week's end

  Texas Remains of 2 found after plane crash  The remains of two people have been found in a building where a man crashed a small plane. 11 others were treated for minor injuries

  Miami Body of stowaway falls from plane  The body of an apparent stowaway fell from the wheel well of 767 aircraft, Amerijet flight 840, taking off from the Dominican Republic

Day News


  Texas   Pilot air attack on US tax office Map of Austin Texas
  Joseph Andrew Stack crashed into an office block left a note expressing his anger at Internal Revenue Service


  Haiti     UN seeks record quake aid donations  The United Nations has increased its humanitarian appeal for Haiti to $1.44bn - an all-time high. Bill Clinton launched the latest appeal

Evening News


  Niger   Military coup ousts president
Map of Niamey Niger
  The president has been captured after a gun battle. The country was now being led by a the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy


  Beijing     Dalai Lama-Obama meeting angers China
  Beijing: A visit by the Dalai Lama to Washington has 'seriously undermined' relations between the US and China


  Washington State Final Canadian WWI veteran dies  John Babcock , the last Canadian veteran of World War I, has died at the age of 109. He enlisted at the age of 15 after lying about his age

  Vancouver Lysacek upsets Plushenko in free skate  Evan Lysacek of the U.S. edged out favorite and defending gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko to win the gold medal in the men's free skating program

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