- Making News: Eight European Allies Sign Support Letter on Iraq
Italy-s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi expressed support today for President Bush and urged the Security Council to take action if Saddam Hussein violates the UN-s call for disarmament. Italy was one of eight European counties represented in an op-ed piece in today-s Wall Street Journal, along with leaders of Spain, Portugal, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Denmark and Great Britain. Jerry Seib is following the story for the Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter-s Notebook: VP Ted Turner Steps Down as AOL-s Losses Hit $99 Billion
As the founder and builder of CNN, Ted Turner is often called the most influential TV executive of the past half-century. CNN is now the property of AOL Time-Warner. Today, in addition to reporting record losses of almost $100 billion, AOL is also losing its biggest shareholder. Investment consultant and writer Porter Bibb has more on the resignation of Ted Turner as vice president of that conglomerate.
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