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NEWS

The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 12, 2004 - 3A

CRIIVIE
Student arrested
for stalking
Department of Public Safety reports
show on Tuesday morning a student
was arrested for aggravated stalking.
The case is currently pending further
investigation.
two arrested for
possessing
marijuana in car
The Department of Public Safety
arrested two people affiliated with the
University Monday night after investi-
gating a suspicious vehicle and discov-
ering marijuana. At the time of the
arrest, the vehicle was located in the
Hubbard Road parking lot. The two
were not issued a citation, but the case
is pending further investigation and
will possibly be taken to the prosecu-
tor's office.
Flood causes
thousands of
dollars in damage
Chelsea Family Practice, a medical
-acility located on Main Street, received
.more than $40,000 in damage after
water flooded the building due to a bro-
ken sprinkler head. The incident was
reported to DPS Monday afternoon.
Disposed match
ignites blaze in
Dentistry School
A small fire was started Tuesday in
the School of Dentistry after a student
lit a match to light a Bunsen burner.
,Upon discarding the match in a trash
container, a small fire started. Students
were able to put out the fire in the lab-
oratory before DPS arrived. The fire
caused no damage to the laboratory.
Researcher faints
during laboratory
experiment
A person affiliated with the Uni-
versity passed out while working on
an experiment in the Industrial Oper-
ations building Monday morning.
,DPS was notified and Huron Valley
Ambulance was called, but the sub-
ject refused treatment. The injury
was related to the lab work being
conducted, possibly from an acciden-
tal inhalation of fumes.
Suspect steals
r from hospital
DPS units responded to University
,Hospital staff reports that a subject had
stolen several items from the hospital.
The items were not of high value and
.there are no suspects in the case, but
investigation is ongoing.
Ambulance
yequested after
1 seizure at Union
DPS reports indicate that an
*ambulance was requested for a per-
son who suffered a seizure while in
the Michigan Union. The Union
manager made the request for an
ambulance Sunday evening.
Student suffers

:pye injury due to
detergent run-in
A resident of Vera Baits Resi-
dence Hall was escorted to the Uni-
versity Hospital emergency room
after getting detergent in their eye.
DPS was notified of the incident
Sunday evening.
Thief snatches
license plate from
student's car
A student reported to DPS that
someone stole their license plate late
Sunday night. The plate was stolen
from a vehicle parked near Yost Ice
Arena. DPS currently has no suspects
in the case.
Money, cell phone,
purse stolen at
University hospital
A subject not affiliated with the
University reported to DPS Monday
that a purse was stolen, including
$30 and a cellular phone, from the
University Hospital. The purse was
left unattended in the hospital, and
there are no suspects in the situation.

Bush calls for no new nuclear countries

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush,
pointing to a black-market weapons network led
by the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb, said
yesterday that no new countries should have the
ability to enrich or process nuclear material.
He argued that international efforts to combat
the spread of weapons of mass destruction have
been neither broad nor effective enough and
require tougher action from all nations.
"The greatest threat before humanity today is
the possibility of secret and sudden attack with
chemical or biological or radiological or nuclear
weapons," Bush said.
"We must confront the danger with open eyes
and unbending purpose," he said in a speech at the
National Defense University. "I've made clear to
all the policy of this nation: America will not per-
mit the terrorists and dangerous regimes to threat-
en us with the world's most dangerous weapons."
His call to prevent countries from acquiring the

equipment and technology to enrich uranium and
reprocess spent fuel for plutonium - even if the
stated intent is to build civilian power facilities -
was likely to anger Iran and North Korea and the
countries that have supplied them.
Bush for the first time publicly accused Pak-
istani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's network of
supplying to North Korea the centrifuge technolo-
gy that is needed to make highly enriched uranium
for nuclear weapons. The administration previous-
ly had said that it believed Khan's network was
supplying weapons technology to North Korea,
Libya and Iran but had not specified what.
The administration and North Korea are locked
in a dispute over whether the Koreans are trying
to develop nuclear weapons using highly enriched
uranium.
North Korea has acknowledged building
nuclear weapons using plutonium but denies it is
trying to build a weapon with highly enriched

uranium - a key dispute as the two nations head
into talks later this month with four other coun-
tries, including China.
With the president still being criticized over
whether Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruc-
tion, he also used the speech to outline the role that
good U.S. intelligence has played in the ongoing
dismantlement of Khan's network, as well as
Libya's commitment last December to give up its
weapons of mass destruction programs.
He gave much of the credit for Pakistani Presi-
dent Pervez Musharraf's action against Khan to
the groundwork laid over several years by U.S.
intelligence.
Bush singled out the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog
organization, the International Atomic Energy
Agency, for criticism, calling for the creation of a
special committee to focus on safeguards and
verification and to ensure that nations comply
with international obligations.

'Me greatest threat before
humanity today is the
possibility of secret and
sudden attack with chemical
or biological or radiological
or nuclear weapons:'
- President Bush
He also complained that nations such as Iran;
which has been under investigation for prolifera-
tion, have been allowed to sit on the IAEA board
of governors. "Those actively breaking the rules.
should not be entrusted with enforcing the rules'
the president said.

SEC moves to ban
payments inducing
brokers to sell funds

Watery

work

WASHINGTON (AP)--Federal reg- shares
ulators are moving closer to banning abuse"i
payments by mutual fund companies to William
induce brokers to sell certain funds - a Thep
practice that critics say creates conflicts bling, h
of interest and hurts investors. hiddenf
The Securities and Exchange Com- Und
mission also voted yesterday to adopt reaching
new rules requiring funds to provide one is g
investors a twice-yearly "shareholder Thep
report" with fuller information on fees public c
and expenses. The report will include adopted
the dollar amount of fund expenses ward. TI
paid by shareholders on a $1,000 investor
investment. fees the
The SEC, which has been making a well ast
series of changes in rules governing charged
the mutual fund industry, is promising Roye, h
that dramatic reforms protecting oversee
investors from abuses will be in place Alsot
by early summer. panies
The agency has been under pressure investor
from investor advocates and lawmak- ter abo
ers who are pushing legislation to over- invest in
haul the fund industry amid growing Newl
evidence that ordinary shareholders are also wo
hurt by trading and marketing abuses. incenti
"It has become painfully clear that other in
the practice of directing ... (fund changin
money) to a broker or dealer as com- nies co
pensation for distribution of the fund's and thel
HOUSING
Continued from Page 1A
During the meeting, students came up with
a list of housing goals and concerns to
address. The list included devising a housing
seal of approval that could be used to distin-
guish University-approved buildings, creating
better student relations with neighborhood
associations and looking to other universities
to find model housing situations. A student-

presents opportunities for
in recent years, SEC Chairman
Donaldson said.
practice is all the more trou-
pe said, "because its impact is
from investors."
erscoring the proposal's far-
g impact, Donaldson said, "This
oing to hit them where it hurts."
proposal will be submitted for
comment for 60 days and likely
by the agency sometime after-
he new disclosure will "enable
rs to determine the amount of
ey paid on an ongoing basis, as
to compare the amount of fees
d by other funds," said Paul
head of the SEC division that
s the mutual fund industry.
under the new rules, fund com-
will be required to give
rs more information every quar-
ut the stocks that the funds
n.
legislation by several senators
uld outlaw the practice of fund
ve payments to brokers and
ndustry practices, significantly
g the way mutual fund compa-
nduct business with investors
brokers who sell them funds.

Researchers Hans VanSummeren and Joe Krasny run tests on a liquefied natural gas carrier for
Exxon-Mobil in the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory yesterday.

led community clean-up day was also sug-
gested as a way to show students' respect for
their surroundings.
"It's the community of the students as a whole
saying we are going to have this clean-up day and
we are going to have a voice;" Woll said.,
Students who were present at the meeting will
contribute to and revise the list. These concerns
will eventually be presented at a City Council
meeting as a representation of student's needs in
regards to housing.

"My immediate goal is to bring our summarized
list of concrete goals from students' perspectives to
show City Council that we met and organized, and
want a working relationship," Woll said.
The town hall meeting was student-led and
sponsored by student groups-that reach out to
Ann Arbor organizations not affiliated with the
University.
"The meeting is primarily sponsored by MSA.
... We're in charge of lobbying with organizations
outside of the University," Counihan said.

Woll emphasized the importance of gaining:
respect from City Council members and commu-a
nity neighbors, in order to create an environment
where students can voice housing concerns.
"We want to show that we are ready to take a
step to be part of a respectful community and
have this respect reciprocated," Woll said. "Thek
purpose of this forum was for students to
prove to the community at large, including the
University and student council, that we have
these concerns."

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Correction:
A headline on Page 2 of Tuesday's Daily should have said two U.S. soldiers were killed while disposing of explosives.
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