Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

April 14, 2006

NATIONAL

Moussaoui claims `no remorse'

Declaring himself neither insane nor delusional, Zacarias Moussaoui told the jury in his sentencing trial yesterday that he has "no regret, no remorse" for the nearly 3,000 people killed Sept. 11, and he appeared not to care whether he lives or is put to death. pg 1a

WORLD

Iran won't end enrichment

Iran's president declared that his country would not end its uranium enrichment activities, while the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said after talks with Iranian officials that the full picture of Iran's nuclear activities is hazy. pg 9a

Rebels spur fighting in Chad

Armed rebels entered the capital of Chad before dawn, but government troops beat them back in fierce fighting, prompting embattled President Idriss Deby to take to the airwaves and declare, "The situation is under control." pg 9a

BUSINESS

DOW -- UP

+7.68

11,137.65

NASDAQ -- UP

+11.43

2,326.11

S&P -- UP

+1.00

1,289.12

SUN INDEX -- UP

+0.48

342.92

Higher interest in sight

The era of cheap money may finally be nearing its end. Investors pushed up the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note to its highest point in nearly four years yesterday, signaling that some consumers will soon be paying more interest on credit cards and home mortgages. The change will have the biggest impact on people who took out home loans with low introductory interest rates that adjust to higher rates in later years. pg 1a

Skilling testifies at his trial

Former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling struggled to hold his temper yesterday at being called a liar and a crook by federal prosecutors, telling jurors at his criminal trial that he was devastated that the company he cherished became a symbol for scandal. pg 1e

TODAY

"Scary Movie" looking tired

Scary Movie 4, the latest chapter in Dimension Films' franchise of horror-film spoofs, scores often enough to be enjoyable. But it also shows unmistakable signs of fatigue and suggests the filmmakers should think twice before exploiting the franchise yet again, says movie critic Chris Kaltenbach. pg 1c

SPORTS

Recording describes victim

The Associated Press obtained a recording of a radio transmission from a police officer, describing the woman who was allegedly raped by Duke University lacrosse players. "She's breathing and appears to be fine. She's not in distress. She's just passed out drunk," the officer said. pg 1f

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I believed in this company. I believed this was a fine company [in 2001] ... a vibrant company, in fact, having some of the best financial performance in the history of the company."

Former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling testifying at his criminal trial

Article, PG 1E

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