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Nicaragua recalls ttroop from border
From Associated Press reports
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -Nicaragua
withdrew its soldiers from
the Honduran border Monday and
declared an end to fighting while it
holds truce talks with contra rebels,
according to reports from all sides.
The border region remained tense,
with Honduran patrols remaining on
the lookout for any booby traps left
behind by the Sandinistas.
President Jose Azcona Hovo said
the 3,200 U.S. troops sent to Hon
duras last week, after the Nicaraguan
army was accused of sending 2,000
men across the border last Wednes
day in pursuit of contras, may not
be needed any longer.
"The worst is over and there is
peace now in the border region," Col.
Reynald Andino Flores, commander
of the Honduran army's 101st Infan
try Brigade, said by telephone from
D IRA memmbers shoot and kill police officer
From Associated Press reports
BELFAST, Northern Ireland
IRA gunmen killed a police officer
Monday at a checkpoint in London
derry, the 10th victim in two weeks
of heightening tension and sectarian
Britain announced a massive man
hunt in West Belfast's Roman
Catholic ghettos for the killers of two
British soldiers caught in an Irish
Republican Army funeral procession.
Northern Ireland Secretary Tom
King said in London that the Royal
Ulster Constabulary has launched an
immediate review of its new policy
of keeping a low profile at IRA
funerals. The policy was aimed at
avoiding clashes between police and
supporters of the outlawed IRA.
The police officer who was killed
Monday, Clive Graham, 25, was shot
University administration a list of
alternatives available to the Univer
sity with reference to the laundry,"
he said. "That list of alternatives will
be reviewed and acted upon by the
University. At this time, I have no
certain idea as to which recommen
dation will be effected."
i One proposal would' entail'Treno
vating, re-equipping and decreasing
the size of the laundry at its current
location. Second' opti&h would
require building a smaller, new
facility. The third alternative would
eliminate all laundry operations
except those that are coin-operated
within campus residence halls.
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In the box showing the latest
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counts, Michael Dukakis' count was
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his headquarters in southern
In Washington, Pentagon officials
announced that a U.S. Army trans
port helicopter participating in a
military exercise in Honduras crashed
on Monday with a number of soldiers
The officials, who requested ano
nymity, said the accident occurred
Monday afternoon near the Hondu
ran town of Juticaloa and involved
an American UH-1 Huey transport
While the initial reports were
fragmentary, it appeared that the
copter was carrying nine soldiers and
that all of them survived, the sources
"We have no reports of any fatal
ities," said one official. "But we do
have reports of some injuries and
in the head in a jeep while at a
checkpoint in the Roman Catholic
Creggan district of Londonderry,
Northern Ireland's second-largest
city. He died later in the hospital.
The IRA claimed responsibility for
Graham's killing in a clandestine
message to Belfast media.
He was the 10th person to die since
March 6, when British commandos
shot dead three IRA guerrillas who
allegedly were plotting a car bombing
The funeral policy was started
Wednesday at services for the guer
rillas killed in Gibraltar. A Protestant
gunman opened fire and hurled
grenades at the Catholic Milltown
cemetery, killing three people and
King's announcement of a review
Shetley refused to identify the
official to whom he submitted the
University officials promised
laundry employees alternative
employment within the University
community when notifying them last
week of the facility's possible closing.
"The University administration
shares the concern of the laundry
workers," Shetley said. "They have
indeed been told that an attempt will"
be made to find employment for all
workers who would otherwise be
adversely affected by the laundry's
Laundry service employees said
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DTH regrets the error,
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medical evacuations under way."
The sources said the accidents did
not occilr in or near a combat zone
and did not involve hostile fire.
"It looks like it was mechanical,"
one official said.
The accident scene was said to be
about six miles south of Juticaloa.
That would place it 35 miles north
of the Honduras-Nicaragua border
and about 60 miles west of the border
region where Nicaraguan troops were
fighting contra guerrillas last week.
The Pentagon sources, who
stressed they were awaiting more
information from U.S. authorities in
Honduras, said it was unclear
whether the nine aboard the Huey
were all American or whether some
of the passengers might have been
The United States airlifted more
of the policy stopped well short of
demands by leaders of Northern
Ireland Protestant parties to return
to a heavy presence at IRA funerals.
As expectations grew of an immi
nent wave of arrests in West Belfast,
there was also speculation that dozens
of IRA supporters who were filmed
surrounding and beating the soldiers'
unmarked car with iron bars and
dragging them out had gone into
Three people were arrested Satur
day and police sources said Monday
that up to 30 others were being sought
after hours of scrutiny of film taken
by an army helicopter that hovered
over the scene and by TV networks.
Corporals Derek Wood and David
Howes, in plainclothes, were sur
rounded when they drove up to the
they were confident that University
officials would work to find them
alternative employment within the
"I believe they'll give us some kind
of job," said laundry worker Minnie
Oakley of Durham. "I don't know
whether well want it."
Most workers said they would like
to stay with the University so they
can retain their retirement benefits.
"I'm 'concerned for those workers
who had planned to retire here," said
Cheryl Torain, 25, a laundry
employee. "This is home for them.
hostilities is clearly indicated by the
circumstances." The White House has
not sent a report, a spokeswoman
The president must have congres
sional approval within 60 days of
filing the report or the time the report
was required to be filed, or he must
withdraw the troops.
"It is doubtful that (Congress) will
take (the resolution) in this instance,"
The resolution does not apply to
the situation in Honduras, said a
spokesman for Republican Sen. Jesse
"This is not a War Powers situa
tion," said Tom Boney, deputy staff
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than 3,100 Army troops to Honduras
last week in a warning to the leftist
Sandinista government after Nicara
guan troops moved into Honduras to
attack base camps of the U.S. -backed
After arriving in Honduras, the
American soldiers dispersed around
the country for joint exercises with
Honduran forces. One of those
exercise areas is near Juticaloa and
a battalion from the 82nd Airborne
Division was sent to that site.
The Reagan administration has
made it clear that it does not intend
to send the U.S. troops into combat
with the Sandinistas.
Administration sources said Mon
day that it appeared the fighting was
ending in any event and that Nica
ragua was withdrawing its troops
from Honduran soil.
cortege, dragged from their car,
stripped, beaten and shot dead.
King denied charges by Northern
Ireland Protestant politicians that
police and troops failed to come to
the soldiers' aid because of political
orders to stay away from IRA
He said it was not immediately
clear to police watching film relayed
from the helicopter that soldiers were
under attack because police "were
certain there were no security forces
in the area whatsoever."
Since 1969, 2,638 people have been
killed in the sectarian violence in this
Protestant-dominated province. The
IRA is fighting to end British rule
and unite Northern Ireland with the
Catholic Republic of Ireland under
a leftist administration.
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I'm also concerned for those workers
who are foreign and have difficulty
Although workers said they believe
that the University personnel depart
ment will try to find them alternative
employment, many said they are
already searching for other jobs.
However, several workers said
their job-hunting is' ptcAnpted" by
dissatisfaction with current condi
tions within the laundry facility rather
than by doubt of the University's
ability to assure them of employment.
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director at the Senate Foreign Rela
tions Committee, which Helms
Helms thinks the resolution is
unconstitutional, Boney said.
"It places unnecessary restrictions
on the executive power," he said.
Congress has little power to cen
sure the president for failing to
comply with the War Powers Reso
lution in the short term, Keech said.
"In the long term, (Congress) can
cut off appropriations," he said.
Congress won't take action directly
to bring back the troops, said Edith
Whooten, a spokeswoman for
Twelve senators, led by Demo
cratic Sen. David Boren, introduced
a bill Friday to provide $48 million
in humanitarian aid to the contras,
Whooten said, in reaction to the
deployment. A similar bill was
defeated earlier this month.
In 1982, Congress enacted a joint
resolution before the 60-day deadline
to allow troops to remain in Lebanon,
but the resolution has not been tested
otherwise under Reagan's
Troops kill Palestinian teen;
PLO advocates further protest
From Associated Press reports
JERUSALEM Israeli troops
on Monday shot a Palestinian
teen-ager dead, and a PLO leaflet
exhorted Arabs to "shower sol
diers and herds of cowardly
settlers" with stones, firebombs
and iron bars.
Soldiers were expanding their
search for weapons caches in the
occupied West Bank and Gaza
Strip the day after an Arab shot
and killed a soldier in Bethlehem.
At least 106 Palestinians and the
Israeli soldier have been killed
since riots began in the occupied
lands Dec. 8, according to United
The army announced a new
military law permitting any secur
ity prisoner to be held up to six
months with less judicial review
than before. It said the law elim
inated the requirement that a
military judge review a case within
Panamanian strike closes stores
PANAMA CITY, Panama
Panamanians began an all-out
effort Monday to drive Gen.
Manuel Noriega from power,
closing stores and offices in a strike
that could be the death blow to
an economy already near collapse.
This strike included Panama
City's central commercial district
whose small shops and stores cater
to the lower and middle classes
and have not joined previous
shutdowns by wealtheir business
men and industrialists.
"We're sending Noriega a mes-
calling Adams' office and telling him
not to recommend their hotels
because they are booked solid.
Unfortunately, many of the high
school tournaments are being over
shadowed by UNC's athletic pro
grams, he said.
"Too many times people only think
about UNC, when we probably use
the University facilities just as often
as UNC does," he said. "In other cities
we would get more attention because
we'd be a novelty."
Amateur athletics, especially on
George Kennedy, chairman of the
jUNC faculty and a member of the
:search committee, said Monday that
the secrecy is necessary to protect the
candidates' present jobs.
The Chapel Hill Newspaper Mon
day quoted one source as saying
although Williamson had support
from within the committee, there was
also strong opposition to his
"An outside candidate arrives
without baggage in most incidences,
although he will doubtless accumu
late it," the source said.
Other DTH sources at Drew
It is important not to discourage
learning by being afraid to ask
questions, he said.
"We must encourage those who are
inhibited by classmates to ask the
questions that others not dare to ask,"
Dillon added that children show a
sense of wonder and curiosity that
provokes them to ask their parents
"You can always find people who
are good parents in the supermarket,"
he said. "Those parents who willingly
answer their child's numerous ques
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sage," said the owner of a shoe
store, who asked not to be iden
tified for fear of reprisals. "We
hope he's listening."
'Most wanted fugitive captured
SEATTLE Danny Michael
Weeks, an escaped Louisiana
murderer sought as one of the
FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" fugi
tives, was captured without resist
ance here Sunday, the FBI said.
FBI Special Agent-in-Charge
Don Tokunaga said Weeks, 34,
and a companion, Jorene Florea,
56, were arrested by a special 10
member FBI team on a residential
area street in north Seattle.
Weeks was serving a life sen
tence for armed robbery and
murder at the time of his 1986
escape from the Louisiana State
Penitentiary at Angola.
Be prepared for the worst
Steve Nicholson is offering a pay
now, die later service a do-it-yourself
He says it can serve as a handy
table or cocktail cabinet until
needed for its true purpose.
Customers can buy a wooden
casket kit in sections for assem
bling at home at prices from about
$100. Nicholson said he sold five
in his first week, The Observer
weekly reported Sunday.
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high school level, are important i
sources of revenue and publicity for
Chapel Hill, Adams said. For exam
ple, McDonald's created 650,000
trayliners depicting the "Road to
Super Saturday" for Saturday's
basketball championships in Chapel
"Just ask the restaurant and motel
owners to tell you what a big impact
high school athletics have had in this
town," he said. "I think it would be
safe to say that Chapel Hill is the
home to state championships in
North Carolina." - " ;"
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University, a small liberal arts college
in Madison, N.J., said it is difficult
to speculate on which high-ranking
administration officials at Drew
might be seeking other jobs.
Tullio Nieman, director of student
activities at Drew, has had clashes
with the administration in the last
year. However, the source said
Nieman has stated he is not interested
in leaving the University.
Paul Hardin, president of Drew,
could also be a candidate, but the
source said it was unlikely.
Neither Hardin nor Nieman could
be reached Monday for comment.
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tions are much better than those who
only offer negative words, such as
'shut up,' in response to their child's
Parents who inhibit their child's
learning by avoiding their questions
are committing "intellectual abor
tion," killing curiosity before it has
a chance to start, he said.
A sense of wonder and curiosity
is very important to the well-being
of all people, he said.
"We need to keep our sense of
wonder to protect us from boredom
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