Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 04, 2005

WORLD

Alleged CIA jails investigated

The European Union and Human Rights Watch said they would investigate allegations that the CIA set up secret jails in eastern Europe to interrogate militant suspects, and the Red Cross demanded access to any prisoners. pg 1a

Bush arrives in Argentina

President Bush arrived in Argentina last night for the Summit of the Americas where he faced gathering protesters and a potential confrontation with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. pg 11a

MARYLAND

Senate Republicans divided

With an election a year away, Republicans in the Maryland Senate are divided, imperiling party unity at a time when the GOP hopes to capitalize on the governor's popularity to win seats in the General Assembly. Minority leader J. Lowell Stoltzfus and minority whip Andrew Harris both face challenges with a vote set for Tuesday. pg 1b

NATIONAL

Senate approves spending cuts

The Senate approved yesterday a far-reaching measure that would trim spending for Medicare, Medicaid and other domestic benefit programs and allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. pg 1a

SPORTS

Bryant leads golf in Atlanta

Bart Bryant shot a course-record 62 at East Lake in Atlanta to take a two-shot lead over Retief Goosen in the PGA Tour Championship. Tiger Woods was at 66. pg 4c

BUSINESS

DOW -- UP

+49.86

10,522.59

NASDAQ -- UP

+15.91

2,160.22

S&P -- UP

+5.18

1,219.94

SUN INDEX -- UP

+1.06

320.08

Thomson Prometric to relocate

Testing company Thomson Prometric plans to move its headquarters and 400 employees next year from one prominent mixed-use development in the city to another, the company will announce today. The subsidiary of The Thomson Corp., an information technology company based in Stamford, Conn., will move from Harbor East to the new 17-story tower at Canton Crossing in Canton. pg 1e

TODAY

Not all that they could be

The young Marines in Jarhead, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and Jamie Foxx, take their ideas of war from the movies they've seen about Vietnam. But engaged in the first Gulf War, they're like shadows of those former selves. pg 1f

Fowl!

Disney's Chicken Little - made by computers instead of by hand - is as cute as it can be. Too bad it draws on so many plots from other movies instead of developing its own story line. pg 1f

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It was a lot of people, more than we expected, and at a certain point, our interest became keeping people safe."

C-Mart Vice President Keith Silberg on the chaos that erupted during a sale in Joppatowne

Article, PG 1A

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