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The mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left 13 people dead yesterday will inevitably spark fresh debate over increased gun legislation in the US.

Boxing; Tyson prepares to leave gaol and return to the ring

MIKE TYSON is set for release from gaol in Maryland after his latest brush with the American legal system ended abruptly yesterday. Following a series of violent outbreaks that came perilously close to ending his career, he now has another chance to re-establish himself in the ring.

Restaurants: Where shall we eat American?

FUNNY HOW the wealthiest country in the world has never managed to popularise its indigenous cuisine beyond the fried meat level. And a shame, too, for them, because spreading an appreciation of your gustatory joys is one of the easiest bits of global PR. Sushi and noodle bars have done more for Japanese global standing than electronic gizmos, and for a while there, pretty much the only nice thing people could say about the Iranians was that they knew a thing or two about cooking with fruit.

TODAY'S NUMBER: 6

TODAY'S

$100 baby

AN unemployed truck driver, Kenneth M Vogelpohl, in Maryland, has been convicted of selling his infant son to the boy's former foster parents for $100 and a used car.

Sailing: Collins forced to make great sacrifice

A RESIGNED George Collins dropped himself from his own Chessie Racing team yesterday and brings in Britain's Derek Clark as a strategist with local knowledge.

Sailing: Dalton makes slow progress

SLOWLY but safely the Whitbread fleet avoided any snarl- ups in Chesapeake Bay and set out into the Atlantic for the eighth-leg run to La Rochelle yesterday, writes Stuart Alexander from Annapolis, Maryland.

Fashanu 'in sex assault'

JUSTIN FASHANU, the former football player, is being hunted by the police in the United States after being charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old male student.

Boxing: Woodhall claims age is on his side for Malinga title fight

RICHIE WOODHALL has insisted that he will dethrone the World Boxing Council super-middleweight champion, Thulane "Sugar Boy" Malinga, later this week, claiming that time has finally caught up with the veteran South African.

Weightless in Maryland

Mason's Retreat by Christopher Tilghman Chatto, pounds 9.99

CIA chief's body found

The body of William Colby, the former CIA director who vanished nine days ago, was found yesterday on a marshy riverbank in Rock Point, Maryland, writes John Carlin.

Obituary: James Rouse

James Rouse was a visionary of urban renewal who developed the world's first shopping mall in Baltimore, built new towns in the US countryside and used the profits to help generate housing for the poor. An anomaly among developers, he passionately believed in the social benefit of his projects and his innovations forced the reappraisal of suburban growth and inner city organisation.

New test for CJD will give early diagnosis

Analysis of spinal fluid could reassure the worried.

Race still an issue

Race still an issue

REVIEW OF 'BACK IN BUSINESS'

BACK IN BUSINESS by Michael Barrymore, Hutchinson £14.99

Air assault punctures President's defences

DWARFED by the undamaged white pillars of the south portico of the White House, the puny wreckage of the red- and-white Cessna light aircraft flown by a truck driver, Frank Corder, does not look like a serious instrument of political assassination. The broken branch of a magnolia is the only visible sign of the latest attempt on the physical safety of a US President.
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