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2 THE PALM BEACH POST TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1997 Newsmakers FBI memo warns Reno, shows rift U.S. infant mortality j rate hits all-time low life expectancy rises j Pamela and Tommy Lee sex-romp video now 'legal' Actress Pamela Anderson Lee and her rocker husband Tommy have reluctantly agreed to allow a computer entertainment company to post on the Internet a steamv home ideo of the couple having sex. Internet Entertainment THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pamela Lee Sprucing up the nation's tree WASHINGTON Jim Green of Alexandria, Va., stands on a scaffold while decorating the White House Christmas tree, a 18V2-foot fraser fir from Grassy Creek, N.C., on Monday. uroup said in a statement Monday that the couple had "dropped their attempt to bar . . . IEG from distributing over the World Wide Web a notorious video that shows them in intimate sexual relations." Pamela Anderson Lee, best known for her role as the sexy, swimsuited lifeguard in the TV series Bay-uatck, and her husband, the drummer with the rock band Motley Crue, had sued IEG for invasion of privacy and receiving stolen property, saying the video was among a number of items stolen from their Malibu home in 1995. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed by the Seattle-based company and Vu Sew York Times WASHINGTON FBI Director Louis Freeh has given a long memorandum to Attorney General Janet Reno in a last-ditch appeal to persuade her to seek an independent prosecutor to investigate campaign finance abuses, law enforcement officials said on Monday. Reno is expected to reject his advice today, and that prospect has opened the most serious division between them in the more than four years that they have worked in unusually close harmony as the country's highest law enforcement officials. Freeh's memo was described by those who have seen it as a forceful summary of the FBI's broad efforts in the case to date. They said the memo, which was not disclosed, argued Freeh's contention that the conflicts of interest for the Justice Department are so great that Reno's department cannot credibly investigate the campaign finance issue. Freeh's memo was given to Reno early last week, in time for her to take it with her on her trip to Mexico. But its existence became widely known among lawmakers only Monday on the eve of the deadline by which Reno must decide whether to seek an independent prosecutor to investigate fund-raising phone calls by President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. The Associated Press j CHICAGO The infant mortality rate in the United States has fallen to an all-time low, while lif expectancy at birth has reached a new high, at 76. J years. In 1996, there were 7.2 infant deaths per 1.00Q live births, according to a summary of preliminary 1996 government statistics published in the De cember issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. That's 5 percent lowei than in 1995 and the lowest ever recorded in the United States. ! The life expectancy for children born in 1996 wa 76.1 years, or 0.3 years longer than in 1995, accord: ing to the summary, which was based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics and the, Census Bureau. j Medical developments were the main reasons fctf the decline in the infant mortality rate, said lead auf tiior Dr. Bernard Guyer of Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore. j But while scientific progress is keeping more! children alive, it is also contributing to the growing number of infants with low birth weights 7.4 percent of all births in 1996, up from 7.3 percent in 1995 and the highest level reported since 1975. ! The traditional risk factors did not appear to be to blame. Smoking during pregnancy was down, and early prenatal care rates were up. j Instead, the trend was attributed to increased use of fertility treatments and the growing number of women in their 40s giving birth. j Fertility treatments and giving birth late in life raise the chances of multiple births, which almost always result in premature, underweight babies! Also, individual babies born to older women ard more likely to be underweight ! "It is a problem we have created ourselves with' our technology," Guyer said. j The number of multiple births has been hv creasing by an average of 2 percent per year since 1980, according to the report. ! The report also noted the fifth consecutive drop in the birth rate for teenagers in 1996, including the first substantial decline for Hispanic teens. ! Gingrich takes posh trip on oil firm Tommy Lee p;- the Lees' spokeswoman, Mar- Ipah Leslie, who said she was prohibited from discussing the settlement offer of the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay the expenses of Gingrich, his wife, Marianne, and two aides. Despite a ban on accepting gifts, House members may allow private concerns to pay "necessary transportation, lodging and related expenses for travel to a meeting, speaking engagement, fact-finding trip or similar event in connection with the duties of the member" or staff, according to House rules. Gingrich, R-Ga., will address an annual dinner of ARCO executives in London Thursday. He also will meet British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the speaker of the House of Commons, Betty Boothroyd, his counterpart in Parliament, and Lady Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister. The House ethics committee approved the London trip, despite a ban on accepting gifts. By Mark Sherman Palm Beach Post-Cox News Service WASHINGTON House Speaker Newt Gingrich jetted across the Adantic Ocean Monday night to a room in one of London's poshest hotels, with twice daily maid service and featuring fine French cuisine. But the planned four-day sojourn to England is not a mini-vacation. It is, rather, a working trip at least in the eyes of the House ethics committee, which blessed the 3 1 I Today's forecast lacksonville n.L . , iiSfUKVO i j,. ,. . 1 6846 TODAY Skies will be sunny to partly cloudy. High 77. Low 63. 0 V-. ; Ortanda 000 First Full Last New Dec. 7 Dec. 13 Dec. 21 Dec. 29 TUE WED THU Sunrise 6:53 a.m. 6:53 a.m. 6:54 a m Sunset 5:27 p.m. 5:27 p.m. 5:27 pm Moonrise8:59 a.m. 9:51 a.m. 10:41 a Moonset 8:06 p.m. 9:04 p.m. 10:04 pt 'Baddest chick ever' returns ' I The woman once billed as "The Baddest pie-Chick Hit-Squad That Ever Hit Town" is lyack. Pam Grier made her name playing ifevenge-minded characters in black exploitation films of the 1970s. In her new role, she's a bag-woman for a crook in the Quentin Tarantino-directed Jackie Brown, which stars Samuel L Jackson and Robert De Niro. It turns out that Taranti-ttQ is a big fan of Grier. He even has a poster in his office of her 1973 movie Coffy, which made fiie "baddest" boast While some believe Jackie h.rown could rejuvenate Grier's career, she said in Time magazine's Dec. 8 issue that she never i:as away, appearing in regional theater productions in Colorado and in films like Posse and Original Gangstas. "I was honing my skills for . &en that Quentin Tarantino call would come," ;h"esaid. ; v Giving it away ain't easy For Ted Turner, giving away money is almost ; 3s difficult as making it. At least he can hire Jfrlks to do the work. "You have to hire people to !;Jjo it," said Turner, the CNN founder who pledged $1 billion in September to the United Rations. "They've got to analyze things really carefully. You've got to discuss how much '. fou're going to give to this organization and i flow much to that one. Turner, 59, said his foundation donates money to more than 400 organi- Rations, usually giving one-third to half of what's Requested. "It's a game. It's like making money :js pgame," Turner said in an interview for an : lipcoming ABC special titled Greed. " . ' Man in black out of hospital ', i l Country music singer Johnny Cash was dis-' htirged Monday from Baptist Hospital in Nash-; yifle, where he had been treated for more than a jmonth for pneumonia and Shy-Drager's Syndrome. Cash's manager, Lou Robin, said that ; Cash "now feels much better" and will return to ;-Jiis home for "continued rest, recuperation and regulation of his medical treatment" -Wr . ' ST. LUCIE . COUNTY . Fort Pierce! 7461 I Port I St Lucieg 7462 f j WMtnmday Partly cloudy and a little warmer. High 79. Low 66. Fort i Lauderdale Okeechobee t 7668 Fort Myef 7960 7864 Thuraday Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers late in the day. High 80. Low 63. hi tart ' Stuart Miami MARTIN COUNTY Indfantown 7562 868 SOLUNAR TABLES AM P M DAY MIN MAJ MIN MA Tuesday 6:4712:34 7:14 1:01, Wednesday7:47 1:34 8:15 2:01' Thursday 8:48 2:34 9:15 2:01 Fish and game seem to be more,, active at certain times during trie lunar , period. The major periods last 1 12 to 2 hours after the time listed. Minor" periods are shorter. J 7S63 Through 8 p.m. at West Palm Beach TEMPERATURES High 72' Low 59" Record High (1940) 88" Record Low (1969) 42 Surf temperature 76 RAINFALL Monday 0.10" Month to date 0.10" Normal month to date 0.11" Year to date 56.39" Normal year to date .58.37" Lake Okeechobee water level : 15.57 ft.Average 14.69 ft. HEAT TIME TEMP INDEX WIND HUM 8pm 68 63 SW9 100 9pm 68 68 W4 93 10pm 68 65 SW6 100 11pm 69 64 SW9 97 Midnight 69 63 SW11100 lam 69 63 SW11100 2am 69 62 W13 100 3am 66 56 NW17100 4am 64 ' 54 NW16 87 5am , 62 , 55 NW10 90 6am 60 ; 54 NW8 97 7am 60 , 57 W6 90 8am 62 - 67 W8 90 9am 66 58 NW13 73 10am 68 61 NW12 68 11am 69 .: 63 NW11 61 Noon 71 ; 64 NW13 57 lpm 69 63 NW11 61 2pm 71 . 65 NW12 53 3pm 71 64 NW13 49 4pm 71 65 NW11 49 5pm 64 65 NW11 68 6pm , 64 64 . W4 68 7pm , 62 62 - NW4 78 PALM BEACH COUNTY 0-50 Good, 51-100 Moderate. 101-200" Unhealthful, 201-300 Very Unhealthful, J 301 Hazardous. J Belle Glade 7961 Jupiter b' 7662 1 POLLUTION INDEX: 36, good, caused by ozone. Wellington Vest 7961 Palm POLLEN INDEX: 16 on a scale of 0 : Beach b i 7783 .I! -i MONDAY TODAY HI Lo Pep HI Lo Wea Cocoa Beach 78560.00 7358s Coral Springs na77na 7865s Daytona 68510.00 7255s Fort Laud. 74641.20 7864s Fort Myers 73640.16 7960s Gainesville 67500.00 6845s Hollywood 75631.22 7864s Homestead 77660.24 7864s Jacksonville 67500.00 6846s Key West 76700.52 7566s Lakeland 69550.06 7554s Melbourne 70560.00 7758s Miami Beach 76660.17 7865s Naples 73680.66 7864s Ocala 69510.00 6948s Orlando 68550.00 7453s Pensacola 66490.00 6954s Sarasota 70660.00 7756s Tallahassee 68450.00 6944s Tampa 67590.00 7455s Vera Beach 70590.02 7360s TODAY to 201, which is low; it was caused by oak tree pollen. MOLDS: 2499, which is low. 24-hour air quality recording, 355-3962 Boyrrton Beach , Hi Lo Wea 7763 f , 7 v AREA N. Florida Central S. Florida Florida Keys f 7763 fU Boca f. J Today's rating: 4, which is low. Burning will occur after the highlighted exposure. fir 65- 7443-54s 72-79462s 76- 7955S5S 75-7864-67s Wadnasday Hi LoWea 66- 7548-59c 723157-66pc 7&8264-70PC 77- 8067-69r Raton Correction -t I if VERYHOH I HUH I MCOBWTE I UW I MHMAL UGHT 4ID6 7ID8.5 101012 15to20 30 J SWN minutes mrxjiBS rrinutBs mhJIes mnutes t DARK Iessthai30 30tD4O 50 to 60 75 ID 90 2hous SWN minutes mnutes minutes mnutes t N. Florida Central S. Florida Florida Keys Mr -nJ t Because of an editor's error, The Palm Beach Post ; Monday said former Worth Avenue landlord ' Rose Sachs is deceased. She's alive. 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