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Milestones

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HILARY ROXEDIED. AMBROISE ROUX,77, fervently capitalist French business leader and behind-the-scenes adviser to the late President Georges Pompidou; in Montfort-l'Amaury, France. After directing the colossal conglomerate Compagnie GÚn-Úrale d'ElectricitÚ for more than a decade, Roux stepped down when Socialists took power in 1982. The man who once commissioned CGE to do scientific research into paranormal phenomena served as president of a powerful lobbying force of business Úlites until four months ago.DIED. GIULIO EINAUDI,87, renaissance Italian publisher whose stridently leftist views drew criticism from Benito Mussolini and secured a coveted interview with Nikita Khrushchev; in Rome. The eponymous publishing house of the writer, collector and mountaineer floundered during the country's Fascist era but later became a font of literature, art, philosophy and science, attracting authors like Italo Calvino and Primo Levi. DIED. RED NORVO,91, jauntily improvisational musician who helped transform the xylophone from a novelty instrument to a smooth jazz voice; in Santa Monica, California. The mallet master launched his career in a vaudeville marimba band and went on to stints with big-band orchestras and gigs at New York's up-and-coming 52nd Street clubs. With Charles Mingus on bass and Til Farlow on guitar, Norvo, also an innovator with the vibraphone, formed one of the preeminent small groups in jazz.DIED. LIONEL BART,68, inventive British lyricist and Oliver! composer whose '50s and '60s hits revived domestic musicals on a stage dominated by American imports; in London. Without musical training, the son of an East End tailor tapped out one-finger melodies that other people would orchestrate. A lack of business sense--he sold the rights to Oliver! in 1960 for a mere $24,000--and a lifestyle of hedonistic decadence led Bart toward ruin. The winner of a Tony award on Broadway and seven British Ivor Novello Awards declared bankruptcy in 1972.CHARGED. ABDEL BASSET ALI AL-MEGRAHI,47, andLAMEN KHALIFA FHIMAH,43, alleged former Libyan intelligence officers, with the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland; in Camp Zeist, the Netherlands. After years of diplomatic wrangling, United Nations officials secured the extradition of the accused men, who will be tried by Scottish judges in Holland, and suspended sanctions against Libya shortly after the pair was handed over. When the charges were listed in court last week, a police officer read out the names of each of the bombing's 270 victims.APPEAL REJECTED.OfGHOLAMHOSSEIN KARBASCHI,45, reform-minded former mayor of Tehran whose liberal ways and support from Iranian President Mohammad Khatami are said to anger conservative elements recently stung by local-election defeat, by the supreme court; in Tehran. Karbaschi, ousted from office last year on charges of corruption, has been sentenced to two years in jail, ordered to pay more than $500,000 in fines and banned from office for a decade.WARRANT ISSUED.ForBORIS BEREZOVSKY,54, one of Russia's most powerful and outspoken tycoons, on charges of siphoning off the profits of Aeroflot, the national airline, in which Berezovsky reportedly has interests; in Moscow. The trained mathematician, who once boasted he was among seven men who controlled the lion's share of the Russian economy, has lately been out of favor with the political elite he helped bring to power.