Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

April 07, 2006

BUSINESS

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350.35

NATIONAL

Bush approved leak, filing says

Long after President Bush warned that anyone in his administration who leaked classified information would suffer the consequences, a new federal court filing asserts that he authorized the release of once-classified intelligence about Iraq's purported weapons of mass destruction in the summer of 2003. pg 1a

WORLD

The `Gospel' according to Judas

Judas Iscariot, long reviled as history's quintessential betrayer, was actually the best friend of Jesus and turned him over to authorities only because Jesus asked him to, according to the Gospel of Judas, a long-lost document revealed yesterday by the National Geographic Society. pg 1a

MARYLAND

Steele moves away from Bush

Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele defended himself yesterday against critics who have tried to tie him to the Bush administration. pg 1b

TODAY

Not so `Lucky'

Lucky Number Slevin features lots of cool dialogue but doesn't provide much of a movie in which to showcase it. pg 1c

SPORTS

Singh leads by one at Masters

With a 5-under-par 67, former champion Vijay Singh passed Rocco Mediate to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Masters. pg 1f

QuoteOf the day

"I believe in growth, but right now I'm feeling terrific growing pains."

Meredith Vieira on replacing Katie Couric as co-host of Today

Article, PG 1c

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