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Jackson, Mississippi's Clarion-Ledger newspaper on Friday announced Managing Editor Ronnie Agnew had been promoted to executive editor, becoming the first African-American to head the formerly pro-segregationist newspaper.

German police ended the occupation of the Iraqi embassy in Berlin Tuesday, nearly five hours after members of a previously unknown dissident group stormed the building and took Iraq's acting ambassador and his staff hostage.

After Independent Television News reports on Tuesday's Iraqi embassy takeover in Berlin, Terence Smith speaks with Steven Erlanger, Berlin bureau chief for The New York Times, about the five-hour siege.

Ray Suarez reports on the failed negotiations between Major League Baseball team owners and the players' union, resulting in an August 30 strike date.