National & World Events
Here is the Associated Press list
of national and foreign events for this week.
Please note that many events, especially court appearances,
are subject to change at the last minute.

Monday, August 26, 1996


The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):

MONDAY: National Association of Realtors releases July existing home sales. 10 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases 2nd quarter GDP. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases July new home sales. 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce releases June personal income, spending. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases July factory orders. 10 a.m.

SUNDAY, August 25:

Singapore - 26th Congress of the International Society of Hamatology.

Huntington, W.Va. - President Clinton begins campaign train trip to Chicago. He's also expected to stop in Ashland, Ky., and Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio.

Deming, New Mexico - End of Great American Duck Race.

MONDAY, August 26:

Helsinki - Nordic prime ministers meet.

London - Bank holiday, all financial markets closed.

Washington - Congress in recess until Sept. 4.

Chicago - Democratic National Convention opens. Through Aug. 29.

Columbus, Ohio - President Clinton travels to Arlington, Bowling Green and Toledo.

Dayton, Ohio - Federal trial on civil suit filed by residents who allege they've been harmed by radioactive emissions from the Mound nuclear weapons plant.

Austin, Texas - Conference on HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Milwaukee - George McGovern, former U.S. Senator and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, to begin guest lecture series at Marquette University.

Virginia Beach, Va. - Start of jury trial for second former Navy SEAL trainee charged in the murder, abduction and attempted rape of a vacationing student from Emory University.

Phoenix - Trial date for Jean Dooley, woman who had undergone hysterectomy and then shot at people at hospital. She's charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Lincoln, Neb. - Hearing on defense request to dismiss gun charges against former University of Nebraska football player Tyrone Williams stemming from a 1994 shooting.

Santa Ana, Calif. - An aide to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Rhonda Carmony, faces trial for campaign dirty tricks.

Santa Monica, Calif. - Status conference in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death trial.

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Bob Dole vacations in the Santa Barbara area.

TUESDAY, August 27:

Stockholm, Sweden - International conference on sexual exploitation of children. Through Aug. 31.

Alaska State Primary

Oklahoma State Primary

Toledo, Ohio - President Clinton travels to Wyandotte, Royal Oak, Pontiac and East Lansing, Mich.

Houston - Actor Christopher Reeve delivers speech via satellite at the Texas Association for Home Care annual meeting and exhibition.

Tucson, Ariz. - Federal trial set for Alaska man accused of taking illegally acquired wildlife items across international boundaries.

Haines City, Fla. - Former first lady Rosalynn Carter speaks at start of four-day Florida Aging Network Training Conference.

Santa Maria, Calif. - Trial in the Michael Jackson wrongful discharge lawsuit tentatively scheduled to begin.

Tonopah, Nev. - Sentencing of high school teacher Joseph Peterson on sexual assault conviction.

Santa Ana, Calif. - Orange County prosecutors argue before appeals court that wants to throw out their charges against Stanton and Steiner.

WEDNESDAY, August 28:

Sydney, Australia - Energy ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum nations hold multilateral meeting.

Jakarta, Indonesia - Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)-Philippines peace talks. Through Aug. 30.

Paris - Communist-led General Labor Confederation, France's largest labor union, holds news conference to discuss fall labor action.

Venice, Italy - Film Festival. Through Sept. 7.

London - Final divorce decree expected for Prince Charles and Princess Diana.

East Lansing, Mich. - President Clinton travels to Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Michigan City, Ind., and Chicago.

Martinsburg, W.Va. - A former Hare Krishna swami is sentenced on a federal racketeering charge.

Santa Monica, Calif. - Deadline for filing pretrial motions in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death trial.

San Luis Obispo, Calif. - Richard Allen Schoenfeld, convicted in the Chowchilla school bus kidnapping 20 years ago this summer, has parole hearing.

THURSDAY, August 29:

Chicago - President Clinton attends Democratic National Convention.

Huntsville, Texas - Scheduled execution for convicted killer Javier Medina.

Milwaukee - Arraignment for Kevin Konrad Frank who said voices in his head told him to kill a 10-year-old Greendale girl.

Kenosha, Wis. - Arraignment for Richard DuMez, who is accused of setting 11 fires in Kenosha County since last September - one of them allegedly motivated by racism.

FRIDAY, August 30:

Chicago - President Clinton begins bus trip, traveling through Missouri, southern Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Waupaca, Wis. - 1996 Dog Days of Wisconsin Summer Camp for canines and their owners. Through Sept. 2.

SATURDAY, August 31:

Cleveland - Start of three-day Cleveland National Air Show.

Branson, Mo. - Ralph Reed of the Christian Coalition meets with Revival Fires, a gathering of charismatic conservatives.

Cerritos, Calif. - Tenth anniversary of mid-air collision between Aeromexico jetliner and a small private plane in which 82 people died.

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