- Newsmaker: Iraqi Parliament Rejects UN Resolution
In Baghdad, Iraq-s parliament has voted unanimously to reject the UN Security Council resolution demanding unfettered weapons inspections. James Drummond, who-s been following the story for the Financial Times, has more.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Suspects Surrender in Breeders- Cup Bet
The Breeders- Cup is the richest day in American horseracing. Last month, it produced what may have been horse-racing-s biggest rip-off. One man bet $1100 and won $3 million, or so it seemed. Today, three former computer whizzes at Drexel University, surrendered on charges of fixing the system. Ray Paulick, editor of Bloodhorse magazine, has more on what may be the biggest fraud in US horse-racing history.
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