[00:01]Despite the multiple uses, many frequent business
[00:05]travelers say that Internet access in hotel rooms should be
[00:09]free or available for a nominal charge, such as $5 per day.
[00:18]Under modern conditions, this requires varying
[00:21]measures of centralized control and hence the help of
[00:25]specialized scientists such as economists and operational
[00:33]The U.S. Space Surveillance Network currently uses
[00:36]a combination of radar and optical telescopes around
[00:40]the globe to keep tabs on objects greater than 5 to 10
[00:45]centimeters, periodically updating the position of each one.
[00:52]The settlement would provide partial compensation
[00:56]of $1.4 billion to individual holders of the trusts, plus $2
[01:03]billion more to fractional claimants.
[01:09]Lone female travelers are unusual in Arabic culture,
[01:13]where the patriarchal family plays a strong role. Some
[01:17]countries, like Bahrain, have specific visa requirements
[01:22]for single women, who are typically viewed with suspicion.
[01:28]On another level, many in the medical community
[01:31]acknowledge that the assisted-suicide debate has been
[01:35]fueled in part by the despair of patients for whom modern
[01:40]medicine has prolonged the physical agony of dying.
[01:46]Besides, this is unlikely to produce the needed number
[01:51]of every kind of professional in a country as large as ours
[01:55]and where the economy is spread over so many states and
[01:59]involves so many international corporations.
[02:04]One adviser said that Mr. Reid's aggressive response
[02:08]was an attempt to avoid the fate of a recent Republican
[02:12]majority leader, Senator Trent Lott of Mississippi, who
[02:16]stepped down after making a racial remark in 2002.
[02:22]That's why Delta and American will charge ahead in
[02:25]their pursuit of JAL despite its Tuesday bankruptcy filing,
[02:31]plans to shrink service and the tarnished image that has
[02:35]sent travelers to other carriers.