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Mexican leader meets anti-crime march organizers - International Herald Tribune

By germanifa01 - August 31st, 2008, 19:14, Category: General

MEXICO CITY : Moving quickly to address mounting anger over crime, President Felipe Calderon promised Sunday to adopt several proposals from civic groups who led more than 100,000 Mexicans in marches against daily kidnappings and killings. Among the measures are the creation of a citizens' panel to

2 million flee Gulf Coast as Hurricane Gustav nears - International Herald Tribune
NEW ORLEANS : Nearly two million people from Texas to Alabama fled the Gulf Coast ahead of Hurricane Gustav on Sunday, anticipating a storm expected to rival Hurricane Katrina in its destructive power. New Orleans was largely emptied of its residents after a mandatory evacuation order, and

US politics: McCain defends running mate's experience - Guardian Unlimited
The Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, yesterday defended his choice of running mate, Sarah Palin, the governor of Alaska, in the face of widespread scorn that she lacks experience, especially in foreign policy. Asked about her lack of experience on Fox News Sunday, McCain said: "She's

Worldview: McCain helps Obama's experience argument - Philadelphia Inquirer
In his Denver speech, Sen. Barack Obama tried to lay to rest the issue of whether he has the experience to become commander in chief. He was helped by Sen. John McCain's choice for vice president, Sarah Palin. Her experience mainly consists of two years as governor of Alaska and a stint as the mayor