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DECLARED. STATE OF EMERGENCY, in the Maldives; after a violent police crackdown on thousands of demonstrators on Friday; in the capital, Malé. The administration of President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom imposed a curfew following the incident, which was sparked by demands for the release of five political detainees. Gayoom, who has ruled these islands off the Indian coast for 26 years, is accused by human-rights groups of condoning political repression and torture.

RESIGNATION ANNOUNCED. JAMES MCGREEVEY, 47, New Jersey Governor; in a televised address in which he disclosed that he had an extramarital affair with a man, later alleged...

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