NOMINATED. MARION BARRY, 68, ex-mayor of Washington infamous for being caught smoking crack on an fbi videotape; as Democratic candidate for a city council seat; in Washington. He came back after serving six months in jail for his drug conviction to win re-election as mayor in 1994. After his victory last week, he crowed, "I'm back."

UPHELD. The conviction of ANWAR IBRAHIM, 57, ex-Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia; on charges of corruption; in Putrajaya. He was freed from prison three weeks ago after a reversal of his sodomy conviction, and has since vowed to push for...

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