Daily News from New York, New York on November 19, 1981 · 8
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Daily News from New York, New York · 8

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Thursday, November 19, 1981
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METRO Clear wife in husband's slaying A battered New Jersey housewife was cleared yesterday of manslaughter charges of shooting her husband to death with a rifle. He reportedly planned to use the rifle on her during an argument A jury in Hackensack took less than two hours to acquit Dorothy Rapp, 48, of Fair Lawn, of manslaughter in the March 26 slaying of her husband, William. Mrs. Rapp said she shot her husband after he beat her, pulled out clumps of her hair and threatened to ' shoot her. -v Stuart Marques NATION WHAT ELSE IS does not mean the theater must be preserved, only that certain review procedures be followed. But it does freeze a $22.5 million urban development action grant andDther government funds until the status of the Morosco. is resolved. OwenMorlU Liver girl keeps improving Lauren Toohey's condition continued to improve yesterday, the fourth day after she underwent a life-saving liver transplant at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.- A hospital bulletin said that the 2-year-old Kinnelon, N. J., girl was in good condition, with no signs of complications. She could go home in a little more than two weeks if all goes well. The transplant was done after Lauren developed liver cancer because of tyrosinemia, a rare inherited condition. Without the transplant, Lauren was given only a few more months to live. Edward Edelson Portman hotel start delayed Groundbreaking for John Portman's $292.5 million, 2,000-room Times Square hotel was set back yesterday after the Department of Interior ruled that the Morosco Theater warranted recognition as a federal historical site. The Morosco is one of two legitimate theaters the other is the Helen Hayes due to be razed for construction this year of Portman's 54-story hotel at Broadway and W. 45th St The hotel is the centerpiece of a city-state urban renewal plan for the theater district that includes a Broadway malL Portman's office in Atlanta insisted the delay would only be "nominal." The federal designation House OKs Ron's D-1, MX funds - Washington (UPI) The House last night handed President Reagan two important victories for his strategic weapons program by approving his $4.3 billion requests for the MX missile and the B-l manned bomber. The funds for the new strategic bomber and intercontinental missile are included In the $197.4 billion defense-appropriations bill approved by the House, 335 to 61, after nearly nine hours of debate. The final House defense bill is $3.5 billion less than Reagan's proposed $200.9 billion defense budget and about $11 billion below the Senate bill. Both versions now go to a House-Senate conference committee. Republicans juggle Senate bill Washington (UPD Senate Republican leaders, desperately trying to avert a presidential veto of a vital money bill, yesterday struggled to find budget cuts acceptable to Capitol Hill and the White House. After a day of juggling figures. Republican leaders decided a 3.5 cut in a stopgap bill to keep the-government running past midnight tomorrow could win Senate approval and should meet President Reagan's specifications. Reagan had requested a 5 reduction in the bOL saying that would meet Congress halfway from his original proposal for spending cuts offered in September. He also has said he will veto the , measure without further reductions. Washington (AP) A $180 million claim on behalf ioi o,uuu American citizens ana corporations was ifiled yesterday by the U.S. government with the t T r : rr:i i ml. t t .. i The claim is to compensate Americans for losses cufai-a1 in ttiA Iranian rovnliitinn WORLD mil 3 guarding Chile general Santiago, Chile (UPD Gunmen shot and killed three police guards yesterday outside the home of President Augusto Pinochet's top aide. Police said that the gunmen drove a pickup truck to the home of Gen. Santiago Sinclair. Pinochet's chief of staff, and opened fire with submachine guns on a police car parked outside. Sinclair, who was inside the house, was uninjured, but three policemen were killed. It was the third attack in two weeks naainct tito1i PftHann tffiflalc in Contincm UN asks Afghan withdrawal ,. United Nations (AP) By the largest vote so far, the General Assembly yesterday demanded for the third time that Soviet troops be withdrawn from Afghanistan. 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