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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Exxon enters plea in spill Case a Anchorage Alaska a Exxon and its subsidiary Exxon shipping co., pleaded innocent monday in District court to five count criminal indictments charging them with violating various Federal Laws in the March 24,1989, Oil spill in Prince William sound. Indictments could result in penalties of $700 million or More. Greyhound sues Union officers a Washington a greyhound lines filed a $30 million civil suit monday in Jacksonville fla., against Union officers for allegedly organizing violence in the five week old Drivers strike but the Union dismissed the move As a ploy to keep bargaining talks stalled. The strike has been marked by shootings bomb threats and other incidents. Yugoslavia plans Runoff election a Ljubljana Yugoslavia a communist Reform candidate Milan Kucan got the most votes for president of Slovenia in Yugoslavia a first free election since the 1940s, but must face conservative rival Joze Tucnik in a Runoff election results showed monday. A Runoff will be held april 22. New greek government formed a Athens Greece a conservative Leader Constantine i Tsitakis Cut a Deal monday with a Small party to form a government after weekend election returns showed his new democracy party one seat Short of a parliamentary majority. Faced with another political deadlock i Tsitakis met with Costis Steph Nopoulos and they agreed that one victorious candidate of the democratic renewal party would support new democracy to give it the needed 151 seats. Arson suspected in Irish sea fire a Milford Haven Wales arson is suspected in an Early morning Blaze aboard the Irish sea car ferry nor Rona that killed one Man and injured 32 people monday police said. The ferry was carrying 297 people from Milford Haven 180 Miles West of London to Rosclare Ireland and was eight Miles off Wales when the fire was discovered. The Blaze damaged to Cabins. Germans form coalition a Berlin a East Germany a conservatives and socialists agreed to form a coalition monday cementing the country a first democratic government in its 41-year history. The new prime minister will be Lotfiar de Maiziere whose Christian democratic Union led the conservative Alliance for Germany to Victory in the March 18 poll. The social democrats agreed to join the Alliance. The new government will take office thursday. Rushdie avoids blasphemy trial a London a the High court on monday rejected a bid by a Muslim group to prosecute author Salman Rushdie and publishers Viking Penguin for blasphemy in connection with Rushdie a novel a the satanic a panel of three judges upheld a lower court decision not to Issue summonses against Rushdie and his publishers. Many Salman Rushdie muslims believe Rushdie a novel blaspheme islam. The writer has been in hiding since feb. 14,1989, when Iran slate spiritual Leader the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini called on muslims to execute him. From Gazette wire services Moscow warns Lithuania vows to take a measures to end Independence drive said late monday night that there was no sign of new action by soviet troops who new York times Moscow a president Mikhail Gorbachev and his new presidential Council decided on monday to take unspecified a additional economic political and other measures against Lithuania after rejecting the rebel republics latest attempt to explain its declaration of Independence. The 16-member Council with Gorbachev in the chair decided that the lithuanian reply to his March 31 Appeal to repeal the declaration a was not constructive and did not open an Avenue toward settling problems a the official press Agency Tass reported. Tass said the Council considered the reply by the lithuanian president. Vytautas Landsbergis a a dead a members of the presidential Council concluded that additional economic political and other measures should be taken to protect the soviet Constitution and the interests of citizens living in the Republic and the soviet Union As a whole a Tass reported in a four paragraph account of the session that gave no hint of what Moscow might do next. A spokesman for the lithuanian government in Vilnius the Baltic states capital. Have occupied printing presses the chief prosecutors office and the communist party Headquarters there since the republics declaration of Independence on March la. After learning of the decision by the Moscow Council she said Landsbergis told reporters that lithuanians should give no provocation and that their Best Means of self defense were publicity world attention and the value that the soviet Union places on relations with foreign countries. A maybe the West will see now that Gorbachev does not fit the image that he likes to put across a she quoted Landsbergis As saying. A sooner or later perhaps without cataclysm this Empire is vytautas Landsbergis a photo fatal explosion a British Soldier surveys a massive water filled Crater which cuts the Road in two after a land mine exploded monday under an Ulster defence regiment vehicle near Downpatrick Northern Ireland. Four soldiers aboard the vehicle were killed. The Irish Republican army claimed responsibility for the explosion. Lowering blood pressure cuts heart disease risk new York times for the first time researchers have found evidence that reducing blood pressure reduces the risk of heart disease. In a study published in the current Issue of the British medical journal lancet investigators report that for every five to six Points that a persons blood pressure is reduced the risk of heart disease declines by 20 to 25 percent and the risk of stroke by 30 to 40 percent. Previous studies had shown that when people take drugs to reduce High blood pressure the risk of stroke goes Down. And it was Well demonstrated that people with High blood pressure were More Likley to have a heart attack. But no one had been Able to show that reducing blood pressure reduced the risk of heart attack. In addition said or. Charles Hennekens a researcher at the Brigham and women s Hospital in Boston and a member of the study team the analysis showed a the most significant stroke reduction every As blood pressure was lowered. The new analysis which combines data from 37,000 people who participated in 14 studies in which drugs wen1 Given to reduce their blood pressure shows that the Bene fits of reducing blood pressure hold True even for a person with Only modestly elevated pressure. People whose diastolic blood pressure a measure of the pressure when the heart relaxes Between beats was a modest 90 Millimetres of Mercury to Millimetres above Normal benefited by the same percentage reduction in heart disease and stroke risk As those whose blood pressure was higher. The study was conducted by an International group of researchers. Fujimori gains in presidential race in Peru new York times Lima Peru a Alberto Fujimori a once Little known agricultural Engineer who campaigned in traditional japanese Robes displaced the novelist Mario Vargas Llosa on monday As the favorite to become Peru a next president. A if the vote were this week. Fujimori would win this election a said Manuel Torrado Bermejo the head of a polling company echoing the analysis of other polling experts politicians and diplomats interviewed Here on monday. The latest projections from the vote on sunday gave Vargas Llosa 31 percent and Fujimori 29 percent. But 25 percent of the vote was split among three leftist parties. Alienated by Vargas Llo says free Market economics those voters Are expected to throw their weight behind his vaguely centrist opponent in a Runoff to be held within eight weeks. Woman can to change name without husbands of Providence i. Apr civil rights and women a groups reacted angrily monday to a judges refusal to allow a woman to use her Maiden name without her husbands permission saying it smacks of outdated victorian morality. The american civil liberties Union said it would Challenge the March 8 ruling by probate judge Anthony Sciarretta who denied Lucille Anne Riccitelli a name change petition. Quot Are you sure this Isnit a time Warp you be just put me in a asked Leslie Wolfe executive director of the Center for women policy studies in Washington. A this is very 19th Century. It is old common Law where when a Man and woman married they became one a the Man a she said. Riccitelli 41, said she decided to resume using her Maiden name after her father died without any sons. A when he died very suddenly i thought it would be a Nice thing for me to do for him a she said. She said her sister uses a hyphenated name. The state supreme court ruled in 1979 that a person May use any name As Long As it is consistent and not being used to evade creditors or police according to Acle attorney a. Gre Gorie Frazier. Riccitelli changed the name on her Drivers License social Security card and a Bank account. But Fleet National Bank demanded a court document to substantiate the name change on a joint account she maintains with her Mother she said. When Sciarretta Learned Riccitelli was married he told her to get her husbands consent. She said that left her feeling Quot like a Little girls and she refused. Sciarretta then denied the name change petition. A just because in a married to someone does no to mean i done to have any rights As a person a she said. 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