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January 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 68) • Page Image 1

…Scers sweep .t GL SportsThursday The best albums of '07 the B-side IIE ffidigan B aI~i Thursday, January 3,2008 michigandaily.com MICHIGAN 41, WITH NEW COACH WATCHING, WAITING, AN ERA ENDS IN TRIUMPH THE IOWA CAUCUSES Students could tip race if they show up Candidates, calendar could get college crowd to caucus By ANDY KROLL Daily Staff Reporter DES MOINES - Four years ago, in the lead-up to the 2004 Iowa caucuses, Demotratic candidate...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 1

…Sports, Page 9 Ann Arbor, Michigan CITY DEVELOPMENT 26-story South U. high rise planned Developers target students with proposed luxury apartment complex set to open in 2010 By KELLY FRASER Daily NewsEditor Developers are proposing plans for luxury high- rise student apartment building just steps from cen- tral campus. Ann Arbor-based developer Dan Ketelaar and Bingham Farms-based developer Ron Hughes sub- mitted plans for University Village ...…

January 07, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 70) • Page Image 1

…~I)E L4idilan DaiIai Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, January 7, 2008 michigandaily.com FINANCIAL AID won't be able to match Harvard To draw from middle class, some schools increasing packages By DANIEL STRAUSS Daily Staff Reporter After Harvard University announced last month it would substantially increase the amount of financial aid available to mid- dle-class students, a number of other universities announced they would follow suit. But the...…

January 08, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 71) • Page Image 1

… E op essng over the salary supplement. Opinion, Page 4 Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, January 8, 2008 michigandaily.com * CAMPAIGN 2008 With limited field, students make choices Owners of Village Corner, a grocery store on South Forest Avenue, distributed flyers affirming that the store will continue to serve the area. Stores race for construction With Michigan primary a week away, students solidify picks By JULIE ROWE and DANIEL STRAUSS ...…

January 09, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 72) • Page Image 1

…Iie fLidilganDaim Ann ArborMichigan Wednesday, January 9, 2008 michigandaily.com Srad ceremony won't be at Big House '1 con cer U' officials say Because construction crews willstill be working on the Big House's electri- struction means cal and plumbing systems on April 26, the date of the commencement, many emony will be at of the stadium's facilities, like public restrooms, won't be usable. Eastern Theconstruction is part of a multi- y...…

January 10, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 73) • Page Image 1

…year ithout th best? The Bside explores the possibility of having no Globes or Gscars. The B-Side i an Hjl Ann Arbor, Thursday, January 10, 2008 michigandaily.com MICHIGAN PRIMARY Ballot options could confuse Uncommited vote could affect turnout, how other states view presidential race By EMILY BARTON Daily Staff Reporter Now that the Iowa caucuses and the New Hamp- shire primary are over, the state of Michigan is next in line. And alth...…

January 11, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 74) • Page Image 1

…SURLES: Our generation is witnessing a new way of dying Opinion, Page 4 IE 0Iidigan Baly ON1EH UND 1, EE IG.TEEN BYEA 111F14 H 1EDIT DOM Ann Arbor, Michigan * CAMPAIGN 2008 * GOP candidates turn to Michigan McCain, Romney, Huckabee arrive in state for last push before Tuesday's primary By EMILY BARTON Daily StaffReporter Over the past few days, Republican presidential candidates have ramped up their campaign efforts in Michigan. Arizona Sen. ...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 1

…> I1 tt Ann Arbor, Michigan UNIVERSITY RESEARCH Coverage doesn't always mean funds Scientific funding based on results, not press exposure, experts say BY ELAINE LAFAY Daily Staff Reporter For all the research that goes on at the University, it's rare that a new scientific discovery hits the front page of national newspapers. Although the attention can boost the prestige of an institution, University officials say it takes much more than that ...…

January 15, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 76) • Page Image 1

…Iie 1Nidiga D~tal1i~lj Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, January 15, 2008 michigandaily.com COCA-COLA CONTROVERSY .Coke cleared in India investigation 'U' says it will continue to deal with company after seeing first of two reports By KELLYFRASER Daily NewsEditor Based on a report of the company's environmental standards in India released yesterday, the University has agreed to continue purchasing Coca- Cola products. Some students whose acti...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…Wie 0id~ianDaili Ann Arbor, MichiganW Wednesday, January 16, 2008 * CAMPAIGN 2008 * michigandaily.com ZACHARY MEISNER/Dai, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the state's GOP primary yesterday, giving him a much-needed victory over Sen. John McCain and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Romney had spent $2 million campaigning in Michigan. Michigan win gives Romney new hope GOP RpE SULTeSa McCain places a distant second STA...…

January 17, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…HAPPY HOUR: The best ways to unwind in A2 before 7 p.m. The B-side MEN'S HOOPS: Wolverines fall to the Illini Sports, Page 5A C . P filic i oaI1 4,3atim Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, January 17,2008_ michigandaily.com COKE CONTROVRS . Some skeptical as'U'keeps - Coke contract COMMNMM 2008 Following report,'U' to continue contracts worth about $1.2M By CHARLES GREGG-GEIST Daily StaffReporter Two days after the University. received a rep...…

January 18, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 79) • Page Image 1

…RAPPING FOR CHANGE: Mos Def's MLK Day performance Arts, Page 5 W7ie Lfid jigan Da iI1j Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, January 18, 2008 michigandaily.com Police seek 'U' student in shooting death Killing took place less than a mile from North Campus By LISA HAIDOSTIAN Daily Staff Reporter A 29-year-old Ypsilanti man was fatally shot at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in a gunfight that occurred less than a mile from North Campus, police said. The m...…

January 22, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 80) • Page Image 1

…MEN'S HOCKEY SWEEPS NOTRE DAME Icers stage comeback in Friday night thriller SportsTuesday JEFFREY BLOOMER: If you don't feel safe, you should speak up. Opinion, Page 4A 4ie fidigan Dailm Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, January 22, 2008 michigandaily.com NEAR-CAMPUS SHOOTING Myrick could be clearedin shooting Prosecutor's officeasays shooting could have been 'justifiable homicide' By LISA HAIDOSTIAN Daily Staff Reporter Two men have been c...…

January 23, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 81) • Page Image 1

…ABROAD IN ANN ARBOR Adjusting to life as an international student The Statement, 4B AUTO SHOW SUPERLATIVES The best, worst and prettiest cars at Cobo The Statement, 7B I e 1iigan Bath Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, January 23, 2008 michigandailycom UNVERSITY CONTRA Under fire, 'U'Press changes guidelines Change in policy could affect relationship between 'U' Press, Pluto Press By ANDY KROLL Daily Staff Reporter After taking criticism fo...…

January 24, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 82) • Page Image 1

…(\hursNay, J nUryE-E2 E EA E Thursday, January 24, 2008 mihgnal~o Ann Arbor, Michigan michigandaily.com CLOSE-KNIT FRIENDS UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY e-mail system not meant for emergencies Alert took 10 hours from the DPS website. University residents who lived near the loca- to reach some, never tion of the homicide - Baits Hous- es, Bursley Hall and Northwood reached others Housing- received an e-mail alert later around 10 a.m. that day. ELA...…

January 25, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 83) • Page Image 1

…'S SUKINb SORT-OF FOLK FESTIVAL MEKELBURG: RO home record This year's A2folk fest isn't all folk, Honesty from a pc Indiana. but it's still worthwhile. it's not enough. Sports, Page 8 Arts, Page 5 Iie fidcga Daitj -1. DITOdRA Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, January 25, 2008 michigandaily.com NEAR-CAMPUS SHOOTING Myrick turns himself i to police 'U' student was accompanied by attorneys at AAPD Detective Bureau more than a week after near-camp...…

January 28, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 84) • Page Image 1

…I eC 1 iga1T at1V ONE 1UN)11)tEIGH Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, January 28,2008 michigandaily.com 'LITTLE BROTHER' GETS THE BEST OF BLUE IN HOCKEY, HOOPS IJNIEnT ENM NT 'U' ranks 8th after $1.4 billion increase Michigan's 25.4-percent return on investments was the highest of any school in nation's top 10 By ELIZABETH LAI Daily StaffReporter The University's $7.1-billion endowment ranks eighth among all colleges and universities nationwid...…

January 29, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 85) • Page Image 1

…MILLIKAN: WHY CLONING SHOULDN'T SCARE YOU Sci-fi horrors like armies of clones are far from reality Opinion, Page 4 FORGET THE HYPE Preppy or not, Vampire Weekend makes pretty, catchy pop Arts, Page 5 Iie ffiidipu Dai Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, January 29,m2008 michigandaily.com STATE OF THE UNION MAX COLL NS/vai People gather at Circus Bar & Billiards on South First Street last night to watch President Bush deliver the State of the U...…

January 30, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 86) • Page Image 1

…Iie ffiid~lipn Dailjj Wednesday, January 30, 2008 michigandaily.com Looking to settle suit, coach files -letter with court Rodriguez letter says he can pay $1.5 million if ordered by court By ANDY KROLL and COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily StaffReporters Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez is using his new Ann Arbor ties in an attempt to settle his lawsuit with West Virginia. Through the Bank of Ann Arbor, a bank founded by Univer- sity Athleti...…

January 31, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 87) • Page Image 1

…THE BEST FILMS OF 2007 'No Country,''Superbad,' and 'Atonement' the best of a good year for Hollywood The B-Side IE-dhdEan FBEEaij Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, January 31, 2008 michigandaily.com BOARD OF REGENTS 'U' regent McGowan to step down at end of term JEREMY CHO/Dail Kerin Borland, senior associate director of The Career Center spoke at the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union last night. She discussed Facebook privacy. How Facebo...…

January 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 68) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, January 3, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist It's tricky to pick a president Every four years, the Iowa Caucus kicks off a primary cycle, serving as the first prov- ing ground for presidential can- didates. A strong showing in the cau- cus can give a candidate momen- tum and a boost in the polls, while a poor performance can drive a can...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, January 4, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist A costly blaze THURSDAY:FRIDAY: Explained BeforeYu Were Here EXTRA .94c IIW4l a ta1 E XTRA FLAMES GUT HAVEN HALL;. DAMAGE HITS $3,000,000 pecttoor ~ lp, -, ciwl Building rlinder Firemen ' ( Ttanll ' ul , On June 6, 1950, the fire alarm in Haven Hall rang. And for once, there was actually a fire. The fire, which is rumored to have be...…

January 07, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 70) • Page Image 2

…2A - Monday, January 7, 2008 THURSDAY: FRIDAY: Explained Before You Were Here Can science be se Harvard University psychol- ogy professor Marc Hauser recently assigned his students the task of mak- ing science sexy. "In many people's eyes, science is not hip," Hauser told the Harvard Crimson. "The idea I had was to put together a class of undergrads and try to see in whatnways we can change the face of science." The students formed an organ...…

January 08, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 71) • Page Image 2

…I 2 - Tuesday, January 8, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towe rs A surpi A few days before winter break, I stepped out of my apartment, armed with an industrial strength metal shov- el, and stared downmy car as it sat in the driveway, buried under a billowy blanket of snow. But for its familiar and sleek outline characteristic of all '95 Eclipses - the epitome of automation - the car was completely unidentifiable under the snow. I began my task ...…

January 09, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 72) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, January 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2-"S Wednes.:± . '' day. i, auary 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom . ;, .: , THE CLASS WITH THE LONGEST WUAITLIST They're lining up for Bacon THE BOOK BUSINESS Before this semester began, students scoured through their course guides to choose from the more than 1,000 classes offered at the University. Asalways, many students with later registration dates f...…

January 10, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 73) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, January 10, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: FRIDAY: Explained Explained _Before You Were Here Avoiding an eyesore With its sharp angles and glass walls, the Law Library is notably different from the original build- ings in the Law Quadrangle. And, of course, it's underground. But the University's reason for building a subterranean study space isn'...…

January 11, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 74) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, January 11, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes PUPPET PERFORMANCE WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: FRIDAY: The Extremist Explained BeforeYu Were Here A e g EEGEOFReAiLROAD JACK e Areneg~a e renaissance man In the 1920s and early 30s, Ann Arbor owed much of its local color to the frequent presence of the man known to students only as "Railroad Jack." Ove...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 2

…0 2A - Monday, January 14, 2008 MONDAY: in Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDA Explained Y: FRIDAY: Before You Were Here LEARNING TO ROLL Want a donation? Fire your coach. According to e-mails exchanged between University of Washington alumnus Edward Hansen and Uni- versity of Washington president Mark Emmert, Hansen pledged to give the university's law school $200,000 if Emmert fired Athletic Di...…

January 15, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 76) • Page Image 2

…2 - Tuesday, January 15, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory TowersE A birthdv It was somebody's birthday last Thursday, or so says the clump of girls that have stumbled into NYPD on South University Avenue after all the bars have closed. "It's (Birthday Girl's) birthday!" announces one girl. The giddy gang begins belting out the birthday song over celebratory slices. A group of guys - draped in over- sized jackets and looking young enough for me to g...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 2

…0 2A - Wednesday, January 16, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WENSDY THURSDAY: Explained FRIDAY: Before You Were Here Henderson, the hidden gem With enough space for just 25 residents do the rest, which includes female students, Henderson House making nightly meals for housemates isn't likely to be a stop on a Campus and cleaning the building. An elected Day tour anytime soon. student manager is responsible ...…

January 17, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 78) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, January 17, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: FRIDAY: The Extremist Explained _Before You Were Here A poet's protest Across the nation, marijuana and possession is a criminal offe with daunting consequences. C side of the boundaries of Ann Ar carrying just the slightest amour the popular drug results in expen: fines and possible jail time. But in the city limits marijuana laws much more l...…

January 18, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 79) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, January 18, 2008 2 - ridy, anury 8, 008The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom MONDAY: TUESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Arbor Anecdotes Hairyt When Bill Stolberg, the pro- a numher of transitin prietor of the State Street Barber shop near Hill Street. Shop, looks hack on the 1960s and When Stolberg first 1970s, his thoughts don't jump to Ann Arbor and open, rockunroll, psychedelic drugs or 1974, he had to adjusti hippies. sensibiliti...…

January 22, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 80) • Page Image 2

…2A - Tuesday, January 22, 2008ThMihgnDly-mhgadlym The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDAY: Explained FRIDAY: Before You Were Here To catch a pizzati I was walking duwn the street with a ceuple friends and a fresh hex ef Cut- See something that emhodies the nage inn pizza in hand when a group of Ann Arbor or University of Michi- guys started yelling at us to give them gao experience E-mail submissions sense...…

January 23, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 81) • Page Image 2

…a 2A - Wednesday, January 23, 2008 FRIDAY: Before You Were Here POO 0 CIIONT S It's just what you think WhilemanyUniversityundergrads struggle to decide which major they'll choose, 2,024 share the same one. That's the number of undergradu- ate students majoring in psychology, the University's most popular under- graduate concentration, according to University spokeswoman Maryanne George. That means psychology majors comprise about 8 perce...…

January 24, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 82) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, January 24, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Taking care of business Cic Tihdcigan Daify 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.mtichigandaily.com KARL STAMPFL DAVID GOH Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-647-3336 734-764-0558 staoepft@micigatdailycom goh@michigandaityecom CONTACT INFORMATION Newsroom Ofice hoUrs:Sun. Thurs. a.m 2 a. News Tips news Cmaichig andaily.com Corrections corrections@micthigandaily...…

January 25, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 83) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, January 25, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com THURSDAY: FRIDAY: Explained Before You Were Here M g ai 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.tnichigandaily.com KARL STAMPFL DAVID GOH Editor in Chief Business Manager j 734-647-3336 734-764-0558 A n n s EtorniChiAf Buspness Mandaiy.coni gobCichigadaiyco CANTACT INFnVRAAT11nN Gangs of. ...…

January 28, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 84) • Page Image 2

…2A - Monday, January 28, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com FRIDAY: Before You Were Here SEEKING CHANGE A YouTube education YouTube.com has become the medium for academia. Many col: are setting up individual "chan on YouTube, and professors are cast and crew, the Chronicle of Hi Education reported. The University of Californi Berkeley was the first to post clips of class lectures and demor tions on the site. They were follc by Van...…

January 29, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 85) • Page Image 2

…0 2 - Tuesday, January 29, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Killing the mood ARTS AND CRAFTS A few weeks ago, I was talking on the phone late at night with a friend from home. Before I called him, I went to the west-side lobby of South Quad so I wouldn't disturb my sleeping room- mate. My conversation kept being inter- rupted by loud freshmen drunkenly stumblingthroughthe lobby, soI moved to the quieter Yuri Kochiyama lounge. I...…

January 30, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 86) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Animal instincts There's one book on campus that people go absolutely bananas for. "Primate Societies," edited by Psychology Prof. Barbara Smuts, has been loaned 733 times over the last 10 years, making it the most checked-out book at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, according to Senior Associate Librarian Lau- rie Alexander. The book was first published in 1987, three years after Smuts start- ed working at...…

January 31, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 87) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, January 31, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist CJiie fidcign Daij 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com KARL STAMPFL DAVID GOH Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-647-3336 734-764-0558 stampfl@miehigandaily.com goh@michigandaily.com I Supply and demand in the classroom A first-rate education is priceless, b...…

January 03, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 68) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, January 3, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Musharraf calls for Bhutto investigation President Pervez Musharraf announced yesterday that Scotland Yard will help investigate the assas- sination of Benazir Bhutto, revers- ing his initial rejection of foreign help after he came under pressure to allow a U.N. probe. Authorities also pushed back parliamentary elections until Feb. 18 - a si...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 3

…I The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 4, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON U.S. sends diplomat to Kenya to push for calm The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is being dispatched to Kenya to directly press leaders to calm vio- lence that has followed allegations of fraud in President Mwai Kibaki's re-election, the State Department said yesterday. JendayiFrazer,assistantsecretary of state for African affairs, planned to leave late...…

January 07, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 70) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, January 7, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS BAGHDADJ Iraqi soldier accused in killings of U.S. troops An Iraqi soldier is accused of turning on two decorated Ameri- can servicemen and shooting them to death during a joint operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said Saturday. An Iraqi official said the suspect may have links to mili- tant groups. The shooting the day after Christmas in the northern c...…

January 08, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 71) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS BAGHDAD Prominent al-Qaida opponent killed in suicide bombing The head of a key U.S.-backed Sunni group was killed Monday in a double suicide bombing that claimed at least 11 other lives and highlighted the deadly precision of attacks on Sunni leaders choosing to oppose al-Qaida in Iraq. The main target - a former police colonel who led resistance to al-Qaida in ...…

January 09, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 72) • Page Image 3

…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 9,}2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS SAO PAULO, Brazil Stolen Picasso paintings recovered Brazilian police recovered paint- ings by Pablo Picasso and Candido Portinari that were stolen last month from the country's premier modern art museum, officials said yesterday. Two suspects were arrested with the paintings, but no other details were immediately available, said Rosa Maria da Costa, a spoke...…

January 10, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 73) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS JERUSALEM Bush warns Iran not to meddle with U.S. ships in Gulf President Bush warned Iran of "serious consequences" if it med- dies again with U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf, opening a Mideast peacemaking mission yesterday on an ominous note. He told Israel to dismantle unauthorized settle- ment outposts and demanded that the Palestinians halt rocket attac...…

January 11, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 74) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 11, 2008 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, January 11, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS ZAMBARANIYAH, Iraq r U.S.launches air strike against al- Qaida insurgents U.S. warplanes unleashed one of the most intense airstrikes of the Iraq war yesterday, dropping 40,000 pounds of explosives in a thunderous 10-minute onslaught on suspected al-Qaida in Iraq safe havens in Sunni farmlands s...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, January 14, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba U.S. military chief favors closing of Guantanamo Bay The chief of the U.S. military said yesterday he favors closing the prison here as soon as possible because he believes negative pub- licity worldwide about treatment of terrorist suspects has been "pretty damaging" to the image of the Unit- ed States. "I'd like to see it shut down," Adm. ...…

January 15, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 76) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, January 15, 2008 -- 3 NEWS BRIEFS JERUSALEM Olmert says Israel 'will not reconcile' with a nuclear Iran Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a powerful parliamentary panel yesterday that Israel rejects "no options" to block Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, a meet- ing participant said. The statement was the Israeli leader's clearest indication yet that he is willing to use military force against...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Bush lobbies OPEC to increase production President Bush warned yester- day that surging oil prices threaten the U.S. economy and urged OPEC nations to boost their output. His plea drew little sympathy from oil- rich Saudi Arabia, which said pro- duction levels appear normal. Bush and Secretary of State Con- doleezza Rice also pressed Arab...…

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