Friday, December 13, 1996
The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):
MONDAY: Federal Reserve releases November industrial production. 9:15 a.m.
TUESDAY: Commerce releases November housing starts. 8:30 a.m.
THURSDAY: Labor releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases October international trade. 8:30 a.m.
FRIDAY: Commerce releases 3rd quarter gross domestic product. 8:30 a.m.
SUNDAY, Dec. 15:San Francisco - American Geophysical Union meeting.
MONDAY, Dec. 16:Geneva - U.N. conference to try to speed return home of Bosnian refugees.
Geneva - U.N. commission meets to assess compensation for victims of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
Paris - OECD to discuss finalizing global policy on cryptography, involving government access and safeguards for electronic transactions and communications.
Seoul, South Korea - High court rules on appeals by former military dictator Chun Doo-hwan, who was sentenced to death for his role in a 1979 coup.
Washington - The Supreme Court issues orders.
Washington - President Clinton participates in a joint news conference with Irish Prime Minister John Bruton and European Commission President Jacques Santer.
(Washington - Congress is in recess until January.)
Torrance, Calif. - Sentencing for Charles Rathbun, convicted of killing model and former Raiders cheerleader Linda Sobek.
Santa Ana, Calif. - Evidentiary hearing to determine whether Geronimo Pratt should receive new trial. He was convicted of murder 27 years ago.
Alexandria, Va. - Circuit Court trial opens for 16-year-old Jimmy Hernandez, the first teen-ager charged as an adult with murder under Virginia's tougher juvenile justice law.
Milwaukee - Court appearance for repeat drunken driver who will have his jail time reduced if he agrees to parade around in a sandwich board displaying facts of his past misconduct.
Lexington, Ky. - Sentencing for Zane Leeds, a former Burgin school board member convicted of growing one of the largest marijuana crops ever seized in Kentucky.
Columbus, Ohio - Jury selection to start in Midwest bank robberies trial of Peter Langan. The robbers wore T-shirts with FBI logos and bought getaway cars in the names of retired agents.
TUESDAY, Dec. 17:SHEFFIELD, England - Pretrial hearing for Szymon Serafinowicz, accused of war crimes.
Pittsburgh - USAir reservations and airport personnel vote on whether to be represented by the Communications Workers of America.
Falls City, Neb. - Retrial scheduled to begin for Dennis Ryan in the 1985 torture killing of James Thimm at a survival camp headed by Ryan's father, cult leader Michael Ryan.
Dayton, Ohio - Sen. John Glenn speaks at luncheon to celebrate 93rd anniversary of powered flight.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18:Prague, Czech Republic - The newly elected Czech Senate holds its first session.
Bloemfontein, South Africa - Former state broadcasting chief Dr. Ivy Casaburri-Matsepe to be sworn in as premier of Free State province after controversial demotion of ANC premier Terror Lekota.
Lincoln, Neb. - Court hearing on a statutory rape charge for the boyfriend of an Iraqi refugee teen-age girl who claims her father forced her to marry.
THURSDAY, Dec. 19:Vietnam - 50th anniversary of beginning of war in Indochina.
FRIDAY, Dec. 20:Prague, Czech Republic - Czech Foreign Minister Josef Zieleniec and his German counterpart Klaus Kinkel are expected to initial a declaration on Czech-German relations.
Los Angeles - Golden Globe nominations.
Cincinnati - Judge to rule whether to throw out the evidence against a woman arrested after refeeding parking meters for other people.
SUNDAY, Dec. 22:Singapore - International jewelry fair opens.