Sun Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

July 22, 2006

MARYLAND

Mid spared punishment

Former Naval Academy quarterback Lamar S. Owens Jr. was spared any punishment yesterday on lesser misconduct charges after being acquitted earlier of raping a female midshipman, but his graduation and future in the Navy remain in doubt. pg 1A

Teen released in nun's custody

A teenage student at St. Frances Academy, charged in the stabbing of a man in a street brawl, was released from jail yesterday into the custody of the nun who runs the Roman Catholic high school. She promised to keep him out of trouble until his trial. pg 1B

WORLD

Israel warns Lebanese to flee

The Israeli military massed armored vehicles near its northern border, called up several thousand reserve soldiers and warned residents of south Lebanon to flee, suggesting expanded ground operations may lie ahead in its war with the Lebanese militia Hezbollah. pg 1A

Somali leader calls for holy war

Somalia's top Islamic leader called yesterday for a holy war against Ethiopia to drive out troops that the largely Christian nation sent to protect the internationally backed Somali government. pg 9A

NATIONAL

St. Louis bears power outage

National Guard troops stepped up their search for people in homes without power to run air conditioning as heavy rains and tree-toppling winds added to the misery of the worst power outage in St. Louis history. pg 3A

SPORTS

Woods leads British Open

Propelled by an eagle on the par-4 14th hole, Tiger Woods took the lead at the British Open in Hoylake, England, with a 7-under-par 65 in the second round. Ernie Els matched Woods with a 65 in the round but was a shot behind Woods overall. pg 1C

TODAY

How to get your best shot

Great vacation pictures start with taking a detour from the well-trodden tourist routes. pg 1D

BUSINESS

DOW

-59.72

10,868.38

NASDAQ

-19.03

2,020.39

S&P

-8.84

1,240.29

SUN INDEX

-1.28

326.49

Quote Of the day

"I told them, `Pick up whatever you can, get your parents, and get out.'"

Ali Darwish, whose wife and children returned from Lebanon through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport yesterday and had stayed next to a house bombarded by two 500-pound Israeli bombs. Article, PG 1B

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