Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

April 10, 2007

NATIONAL

Bush immigration plan

President Bush unveiled the basics of his latest immigration proposal, including tougher border enforcement and a complicated path to legal status for illegal immigrants that the White House hopes can break the congressional deadlock over the thorny issue. pg 3a

WORLD

Iran pushes ahead

Iran announced a significant expansion of its uranium enrichment program, saying it has begun operating 3,000 centrifuges - nearly 10 times the previously known number - in defiance of U.N. demands that it halt its nuclear program. pg 10A

MARYLAND

Probe into student loans

A top financial aid administrator at Johns Hopkins University has been put on paid leave while the university investigates her ties to a student loan company that is at the center of a national probe by New York's attorney general. pg 1a

Mid convicted of assault

A military jury yesterday found a former Navy football player guilty of forcing himself on a female midshipman in a Washington hotel room, but acquitted him of sexually assaulting a second female Mid two months later in an Annapolis home. pg 1b

BUSINESS

DOW -- UP

+8.94

12,569.14

NASDAQ -- DOWN

-2.16

2,469.18

S&P -- UP

+0.85

1,444.61

SUN INDEX -- UP

-0.02

359.02

Port will be less lively

Royal Caribbean says that it will move the Grandeur of the Seas, the lone cruise ship now calling on Baltimore, to another port in the 2008 season. pg 1d

SPORTS

O's top Tigers in opener

The Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers, 6-2, in their home opener. Daniel Cabrera allowed two runs in 7-plus innings and Kevin Millar homered. pg 1e

TODAY

No Imus in the morning

The uproar over talk-radio host Don Imus racially charged remarks has landed him a two-week suspension, starting Monday. pg 1c

New princess in town

The damsel cast an image of striking beauty: mocha-colored skin, captivating eyes, coiffured hair. Maddy, a heroine in the coming film The Frog Princess, will be Disney animators' first black leading lady. pg 1c

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