Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew yesterday from the race for Israeli Prime Minister, even though polls suggest he could easily have ousted incumbent Ehud Barak.
Al Gonzales, President-elect Bush's choice to serve as White House Counsel, has worked with the governor as both his Secretary of State and General Counsel.
Bush has tapped long-time aide and spokesperson Karen Hughes to oversee the communications operations in the new White House.
George W. Bush hinted throughout the campaign that a Bush Administration would feature the popular former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Governor Bush has tapped Condoleezza Rice to serve as his National Security Adviser. Rice, who will become the first woman to hold the position, is a noted expert on Russia and a veteran of the National Security Council.
Faced with a three-month stalemate and a mounting death toll, Israelis and Palestinians consider meeting in Washington to revive the peace process.
Even while the Florida recounts wound their way through the courts, Governor Bush selected Andrew Card, a former Secretary of Transportation, to serve as his chief of staff.
The Federal Trade Commission today unanimously approved a planned merger of America Online and Time Warner -- the largest merger in U.S. history.
Ehud Barak, who abruptly resigned as Israeli Prime minister last week, kicked off his reelection campaign today. He faces right-wing rival Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections.
After months of legal wrangling with Russian authorities and disputes over debts incurred by his media empire, Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant.
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