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Yet Another Palestinian Murderer. Yawn…

“The man got out slowly, closed his jacket and blew himself up,” said Nafez Shahin, 48.

Ukraine Blows Off Russian Gas Offer

“We are very grateful for the proposed large credits, but Ukraine does not need them,” Mr Yushchenko said, according to Reuters. “Ukraine will pay with its own money at a price set in a comprehensible, objective fashion.”

Snowe Top Ranked Senator, Lautenberg Lowest

From Angus-Reid Consultants
Polling Data Do you approve or disapprove of the performance of your state’s U.S. senators?

State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 75% 22%
ME Collins, Susan R Jr 74% 21%
SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 71% 23%
ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 70% 26%
HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 69% 22%
IL Obama, Barack D Jr 69% 23%
ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 69% 26%
AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 67% 28%
AZ McCain, John R Sr 67% 28%
MS Lott, Trent R Jr 66% 27%
NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 66% 24%
RI Reed, Jack D Sr 66% 25%
VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 66% 27%
DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 65% 30%
WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 65% 30%
HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 64% 26%
LA Vitter, David R Jr 64% 27%
NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 64% 30%
CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 63% 31%
DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 63% 26%
ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 63% 25%
IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 63% 29%
IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 63% 29%
MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 63% 27%
NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 63% 27%
NY Rodham Clinton, Hillary D Jr 63% 33%
IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 62% 27%
MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31%
WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 62% 31%
AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 61% 27%
ID Craig, Larry R Sr 61% 28%
VT Jeffords, James I Jr 61% 31%
AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 60% 28%
CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 60% 29%
MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 60% 35%
TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 60% 30%
VA Warner, John R Sr 60% 26%
WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 60% 30%
WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 29%
MO Bond, Kit R Sr 59% 33%
NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 31%
NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 59% 32%
UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 59% 33%
VA Allen, George R Jr 59% 28%
KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 58% 34%
MT Baucus, Max D Sr 58% 34%
NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 58% 30%
UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 58% 26%
AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 57% 33%
KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 57% 32%
MA Kerry, John D Jr 57% 38%
MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 57% 35%
OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 57% 28%
SD Thune, John R Jr 57% 36%
WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 33%
AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 56% 30%
AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 56% 36%
IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 56% 37%
SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 56% 32%
CO Salazar, Ken D Jr 55% 36%
WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 37%
WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 55% 34%
NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 54% 36%
OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 54% 31%
RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 54% 38%
WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 54% 38%
KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 53% 37%
PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 53% 38%
TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 53% 33%
CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 52% 37%
GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 52% 30%
LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 52% 43%
NV Reid, Harry D Sr 52% 41%
NH Sununu, John R Jr 52% 35%
MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 51% 34%
MI Levin, Carl D Sr 51% 36%
MO Talent, Jim R Jr 51% 39%
OH Voinovich, George R Jr 51% 41%
OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 51% 38%
CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 50% 40%
NJ Corzine, Jon D Sr 50% 40%
NV Ensign, John R Jr 49% 33%
TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 42%
FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 48% 28%
GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 48% 34%
MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 48% 38%
SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 48% 37%
NC Burr, Richard R Jr 47% 31%
OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 47% 42%
PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 47% 43%
AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 46% 39%
FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 46% 37%
IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 46% 39%
TX Cornyn, John R Jr 46% 33%
CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 45% 40%
KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 45% 43%
MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 45% 43%
MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 45% 46%
OK Inhofe, James R Sr 45% 41%
NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Jr 42% 43%
U.S. Average 54% 34%

Source: SurveyUSA
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 600 adult residents of each of the country’s 50 states, conducted from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2005. Margins of error for each state range from 3.8 to 4.1 per cent.

Poland: Conservative President Sworn In

“I solemnly swear to observe the constitution and to protect the freedom and independence of Poland,” Kaczynski said as he took his oath of office in parliament. He ended with “so help me God” – an optional phrase skipped by his ex-communist predecessor, Aleksander Kwasniewski.