- 41st Berlin International Film Festival: "The House of Smiles" wins the Golden Bear
- Daily market volatility as Hussein mentions withdrawal, but Bush calls his offer a "cruel hoax"
- Freighter with dynamite explodes in Phang Nga Thailand, 120 die
- Troy State sets NCAA Div II record with 103 points in 2nd half routing DeVry Institute 187-117
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