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Sen. Clinton's former finance aide indicted

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's former finance director, David Rosen, has been indicted on charges of filing fictitious reports that misstated contributions for a Hollywood fundraising gala for the senator, the Justice Department said Friday. The charges focus on an Aug. 12, 2000, dinner and concert. The FBI previously said in court papers that it had evidence the former first lady's campaign deliberately understated fundraising costs so it would have more money to spend on her campaign.


Belfast bank robbery

The Irish Republican Army stole $50-million from a Belfast bank, Northern Ireland police chief Hugh Orde said Friday. The British and Irish governments said the development gravely undermined years of effort to revive a Catholic-Protestant administration involving Sinn Fein, the IRA-linked party. The Dec. 20 raid on the Northern Bank is the biggest cash robbery in history.

Mexico killings

Ten alleged gang members were convicted Thursday in the killings of 12 women, some of the hundreds who have been found slain in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico in recent years. Sentences ranged from 24 to 113 years in prison.



+ People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.


+ Opening statements in Fort Hood court martial of Spc. Charles Graner on suspicion of abusing detainees in Iraq.

+ Palestinian territories elect successor to Yasser Arafat as head of Palestinian Authority.

+ Sudan's government and southern insurgents scheduled to sign comprehensive peace deal ending 21-year civil war blamed for deaths of 2-million people.


+ Democrat Christine Gregoire to be inaugurated as Washington's governor after winning a hand recount by 129 votes out of nearly 2.9-million ballots cast.


+ The European Space Agency's Huygens probe enters the atmosphere of Titan, a moon of Saturn.