Milestones Jul. 23, 2001

BORN. To a devout Muslim couple wishing to remain anonymous; SEPTUPLETS, five boys and two girls, only the third set of surviving septuplets in the world, each weighing about 2 to 2 1/2 lbs.; at Georgetown University Hospital; in Washington. Though listed in critical condition, the seven initially seemed healthy, and one--the smallest--is breathing on her own. Dr. Siva Subramanian, chief of neonatology at Georgetown, said of the littlest septuplet, "Somebody said girls are tougher. It's absolutely true."

EXTRADITION ORDERED. For IRA EINHORN, 61, Philadelphia fugitive who fled to France in 1981 and was convicted in absentia 12 years later of...

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