Aid officials bicker over hurricane relief effort

HOMESTEAD (AP, Reuter) - Hundreds of US marines built the first tent city for hurricane victims yesterday and the first two ships of a navy convoy arrived with heavy-duty relief equipment, a week after Hurricane Andrew left thousands homeless. While many remained without adequate food or shelter, state and federal officials bickered over who was in charge of rebuilding after.

The battle begins for Bush succession

WHY DID Vice-President Dan Quayle go out of his way to address a 'God and Country' rally of the religious right here this week, and then pop up at a farmers' breakfast yesterday? Why has the Housing Secretary, Jack Kemp, been pressing more flesh than usual? And why has the Texas Senator, Phil Gramm, been starring at receptions for delegates from Iowa and New Hampshire, of all places?

Cheney warns against sending US troops

SEATTLE (Reuter) - The US Defence Secretary, Dick Cheney, said last night that sending US troops to the former Yugoslavia would probably cause nothing but 'enormous pain and agony' both for Americans and Yugoslavs.

Rumour mill in top gear as Bush campaign falters

WITH THE departure of James Baker from the State Department to lead his President's faltering re- election campaign looking more likely by the day, an old rumour has resurfaced - that Vice-President Dan Quayle may be dropped from the Republican ticket and replaced by the Defense Secretary, Dick Cheney.

US warplanes set for Sarajevo: Pentagon offers protection to UN relief effort for stricken city

THE UNITED STATES edged closer to direct military intervention in the Yugoslav crisis yesterday, saying it was ready to provide air and naval protection for United Nations efforts to get food and relief supplies through to the besieged Bosnian capital of Sarajevo.
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