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DAYTON DAILY NEWS I FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2006 I A13 National headlines Iraq fight crucial to war on terrorism, Bush asserts SALT LAKE CITY President Bush framed America's national security options this way: Stay in Iraq and wage a difficult war that will cost the lives of more U.S. troops, or pull out and live under a growing threat of terrorism at home. "The security of the civilized world depends on victory in the war on terror, and that depends on victory in Iraq," Bush said in a speech to rally support for his unpopular war strategy two months before congressional elections. The Democrats responded by accusing Bush of pursuing failed policies that have weakened the war on terrorism. Nearly 4,000 anti-war protesters demonstrated in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Doctors finally told about 911 ailments WASHINGTON -The New York City Health Department issued instructions to doctors Thursday for treating and detecting illnesses related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The long-awaited medical advice includes a warning that smoking can make those health problems worse. The agency had previously offered instructions for treating post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse and mental illness following the attacks, but health experts and advocates complained the city had no instructions for treating the physical ailments of thousands of firefighters, police officers and construction workers who worked in the debris of the World Trade Center site. Plane's landing gear catches on fire MIAMI A jetliner's landing gear caught fire on the runway at Miami International Airport after two tires blew out during landing, officials said. No one was injured, and the fire was quickly extinguished. The U.S. Airways Flight 431 was arriving from Charlotte, N.C., with 113 passengers and five crew members when it blew two tires on the runway shortly before noon, an airline spokesman said. A small fire ignited in one of the Boeing 737's tires. Man gets 27 years in sex slave case CENTENNIAL, Colo. -A man convicted of sexually assaulting an Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her virtually as a slave was sentenced Thursday to 27 years to life in prison. Homaidan Al-Turki, 37, denied the charges and blamed anti-Muslim prejudice for the case against him. Al-Turki, a citizen of Saudi Arabia, was convicted June 30 of unlawful sexual contact by use of force, theft and extortion, all felonies, and misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment and conspiracy to commit false imprisonment. Prosecutors and FBI agents said Al-Turki and his wife, Sarah Khonaizan, brought the woman to Colorado to care for their five children and to cook and clean for the family. An affidavit said she spent four years with the family, sleeping on a mattress on the basement floor and getting' paid less than $2 a day. UPS pilots approve new contract ATLANTA -UPS Inc. pilots have approved a new contract with the world's largest shipping carrier that includes hefty pay raises, large signing bonuses and higher health care premiums. The deal ends a lengthy battle that was mired by threats of a walkout. Wire reports POST 911 ANXIETY Fears of another terror attack remain real, according to poll More than half of New Yorkers and Washingtonians are still worried five years later. By Will Lester Associated Press WASHINGTON -Fears of another terrorist attack are intensely personal for those who live in the two cities struck Sept. 11,2001 New York and Washington. Well over half of New Yorkers and Washingtonians are worried their cities will be attacked again, an AP-Ipsos poll found. A third worry their own communities will be attacked. Fear of terrorism surfaces in many aspects of life. People are nervous about public transportation, take note of suspicious people and think back often to the horrors of Sept. 11. Five years after the attacks, the terrorist threat is still evolving. Britain's foiling of what authorities called a multiple hijacking plot in early August was a stark reminder. Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, who claims to have ordered the Sept. 11 attacks, remains free. And the only person convicted in the U.S. Muslims now look within for terror threats By Rachel Zoll Associated Press After the Sept. 11 suicide hijackings, distraught U.S. Muslim leaders feared the next casualty would be their religion. Islam teaches peace, they told anyone who would listen in news conferences, at interfaith services and, famously, standing in a mosque with President Bush. But five years later, the target Satisified diner Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. -The regular customer eating dinner at the end of the bar always tipped well $15 or so on $30 tabs. The $100 tip two weeks ago was a nice surprise, but the amount he left bartender Cindy Kienow this week left her stunned. On the check, the tip read: $10,000. "I couldn't move," said Kienow, who tends bar at Apple-bee's. "I didn't know what lo say. He said, 'This will buy you something kind of nice, huh?' Suspect in school shooting accused of killing father; obsessed with Columbine By Estes Thompson Associated Press HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. . A teenager accused of killing his father and opening fire outside his former high school was obsessed with school massacres and sent e-mail to the principal Robert A. Willis DOS The Dayton Dental Collaborative 5685 Far Hills Avenue Dayton Ohio 45429 435 - Pall tnrlau fnr wmir snnnintmont VUII IUUUJ I U I JUUI UJJUIIIUIIllll Our commitment is to your dental goals and maintaining your good dental health. FREEJnitial Consultation Dayton Dental Collaborative i1 AP-IPSOS poll Feelings about 911 A recent poll found that residents in Washington and New York are considerably more nervous than people across the nation that their community will be hit by terrorists. How concerned are you that terrorists will attack the area where you live? Total verysomewhat concerned E3 Total not toonot at all concerned Nat. 31 D.C. ' 61' NYC . 54 ' " Nationally NOTE: Two national polls of about 1,000 adults, one Aug. 7-9 and the other Aug. 15-17, 2006; margin of error ffl 3.5 percentage points: "mixed feelings" and "not sure" were omitted. Polls of 402 adults in both New Vork and Washington were taken Aug. 610; margin of error ffl 5.6 percentage points. AP U.S. for the Sept. 11 massacre is Zacarias Moussaoui, who was in jail when it happened. Differences in anxiety levels can be found in the strength of Sept. 11 memories. About six in 10 New Yorkers say they've thought back recently to that day. That's more than the half nationally who said they've thought recently about it. audience for their pleas has shifted. Now the faith's U.S. leaders are starting to warn fellow Muslims about a threat from within. The 2005 subway attacks in London, which investigators say were committed by British-born Muslims, and Muslim-planned assaults on Iraqis are among events that have convinced some Muslims to change focus. "This sentiment of denial, that sort of came as a fever to the nzri leaves waitress $10,000 tip And I said, Yeah, it will."' Kienow said the man, whom restaurant officials have declined to Cindy Kienow in seve'rdl times a month. "He usually signs his ticket and flips it upside down," said Kienow, 35. "But this time, he had it right-side up and said 'I want you to know this is not a joke.' " The restaurant is in the final stages of verifying that the of Columbine High School in Colorado warning of his attack, authorities said Thursday. "Dear Principal," the e-mail read. "In a few hours you will probably hear about a school shooting in North Carolina. I am responsible for it. I remember Columbine. It is time the 5463 u Vi 11 AJ ft il J I. ... XjPA . . , ...j .-j- ' ' " 4V f- . . ' . .. " - .-.1 "V. I ' ' - ": ' S T i I in 1 i I Hani 1 1 . i Dave Middaugh, a financial analyst in Washington: 'I fully expect that (Sept. 11) or worse.' Associated Press photo by Haraz N. Ghanbaii Muslim community after 91 1, is fading away," said Muqtedar Khan, a political scientist at the University of Delaware and author at American Mus " Urns. "They realize that there are Muslims who use terrorism, and the community is beginning to stand up to this." Muslim leaders point to two examples of the new mind-set: A Canadian-born Muslim man worked with police for tip is a valid diarge, said Rhodri McNee, vice president of operations for JS Enterprises, owner of the Hutchinson Applebee's. Kienow said that while she always talks with the man when he comes in, she can't think of anything that would have prompted the huge tip. His tab for the night had only been $26. ' "I'd like to take care of my parents, since they always took care of me," she said. "But I feel like he wanted me lo buy something for myself, and there's a Jeep that I've had my eye on for a while." world remembered it. I am sorry. Goodbye." Alvaro Castillo sent the message Wednesday morning, shortly before two students were wounded by the gunfire in the Orange High School parking lot in Hillsborough, said Orange County Sheriff Lindy Pender- U Li -13 S jCJAJ J U I i months investigating a group of Islamic men and youths accused in June of plotting attacks in Ontario. Mubin Shaikh said he feared any violence would hurt Islam and Canadian Muslims. In England, it's been reported that a tip from a British Muslim helped investigators to uncover what they said was a plan by homegrown extremists to use liquid explosives to destroy US.-bound planes. Cockpit gear could have prevented crash, former safety official says Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky.- A cockpit warning system used by only a few commercial airlines might have prevented the deadly Comair jet crash last weekend if the plane had been equipped with the $18,000 piece of technology, a former top federal safety official says. "To have 49 people burned up in a crash that is totally preventable is one of the worst things I have ever seen, and I've seen almost everything in aviation," grass. One student was grazed , by a bullet and another was injured by flying glass. Castillo, 19, was quickly arrested, and police found two pipe bombs and two rifles in the van he was driving and four additional pipe bombs at his home, authorities said. WW MJMU4dM& Arnold goes green as re-election looms By Laura Kurtman Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. -Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to cap California's greenhouse gas emissions is the latest in a string of recent deals with the Democrats that could help him win back the moderate voters so vital lo his re-election bid this fall. The deal announced Wednesday between the Republican governor and leaders of the Democratic-controlled Legisla Arnold ture would make California the first state to limit carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases from factories and other industrial sites. Earlier in the week, the two sides agreed to raise the state's minimum wage and create a prescription drug discount program. Democrats have been playing ball with Schwarzenegger since they passed a $37.3 billion bond package in May that the governor had sought. The money would go toward transportation, levee repairs, school buildings and affordable housing. The deals have opened up Schwarzenegger to charges that he is jettisoning his Republican principles as he seeks re-election. But they are political treasure for Schwarzenegger because they appeal to moderates. At a news conference to announce the global warming deal, Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, a Democrat, called it "a huge victory for the governor." said Jim Hall, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. In Sunday's accident, a commuter jet at Lexington's airport struggled to gel airborne and crashed after it made a wrong turn and took off from a runway that was loo short. A Runway Awareness and Advisory System made by Phoenix-based Honeywell Aerospace uses a mechanical voice to identify the runway by number before takeoff and warns pilots if the runway is too short for their plane. Columbine Principal Frank DeAngelis did not read the e-mail until after the attack, according lo a statement Thursday by the Jefferson County, Colo., schools. DeAngelis called the disl riot's security director, who called the Orange County Sheriff's Department. "H ,4

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