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.

Friday, June 6, 1997


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

WEDNESDAY: Mortgage Bankers Association releases 1st-quarter mortgage delinquencies. 10 a.m.

THURSDAY: Commerce Department releases May retail sales. 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor releases May producer prices. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases April business inventories. 8:30 a.m.

SUNDAY, June 8:

Singapore -- International League Against Rheumatism conference. Through June 13.

Paris -- French Open final.

San Juan, Puerto Rico -- Regional conference promises to put price tags on price of damaging the environment. Government and private agencies from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean expected. Through June 12.

Vinkovci, Croatia -- President Franjo Tudjman to visit last Serb-held enclave of Croatia.

New York -- Puerto Rican Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue.

Overland Park, Kan. -- Opening of two-day Midwest Governors Conference.

Mobile, Ala. -- Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright scheduled to give commencement address at University of South Alabama.

Fort Worth, Texas -- Winners of 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition announced.

Houston -- Start of Biotechnology Industry Organization weeklong annual international conference.

MONDAY, June 9:

Strasbourg, France -- European Parliament meets. Through June 13.

Paris, France -- Decision expected from French court on whether Body Shop advertising used too much English and too little French.

Paris, France -- Verdict expected on whether a Georgia Tech campus in eastern France unlawfully used only English in its Internet site.

Washington -- Supreme Court issues orders and decisions.

Washington -- Congress in session.

New York -- Mayor Rudolph Giuliani opens two-day conference on immigration, with focus on impact of welfare and immigration laws on localities and immigrant. Proposal for action to be issued June 10.

Milwaukee -- Trial for 44-year-old man and his 30-year-old sister who are accused of incest for having three children together.

Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. -- Court-martial for Staff Sgt. Todd Belle, charged in Army's sexual misconduct investigation with adultery, sodomy and other charges.

San Diego -- Extradition hearing in federal court for two alleged henchmen in the Arellano Felix drug ring; they are wanted in Mexico for the assassination of the deputy police commander in Tijuana. The men were arrested in San Diego on weapons charges.

Albuquerque, N.M. -- Trial in federal court to determine ownership of a 600-year-old American Indian artifact found in a cave near Los Alamos.

Stafford, Va. -- Sentencing for John David Smith, 33, of San Francisco, convicted of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy he baby-sat. A jury recommended a 114-year sentence.

Nashville, Tenn. -- Hearing for James Earl Ray concerning his request to leave state for medical test. He is seeking a liver transplant.

TUESDAY, June 10:

France -- National postal strike.

Overland Park, Kan. -- Chrysler Corp. announces plans to produce a new alternative fuel vehicle powered by a blend of ethanol and unleaded gasoline.

Phoenix -- Initial appearance for former Arizona State and current Cardinals quarterback Jake Plummer on felony sex abuse charges.

San Francisco -- Eleventh annual meeting of Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Through June 15.

Pasadena, Calif. -- Preliminary hearing for comedian Vinson Champ, accused in a string of college campus rapes around the country.

Richmond, Va. -- Republican primaries for state attorney general and three House seats; Democratic primaries for five House seats.

Santa Ana, Calif. -- Bail hearing for 1960s Black Panther figure Geronimo Pratt, whose 1972 murder conviction was recently dismissed by an Orange County judge.


Bucharest, Romania -- Belgian Prime Minister Luc Van der Brander visits. He talks with President Emil Constantinescu and counterpart Victor Ciorbea will focus on Romania's desire to join NATO. Through June 14.

Venice, Italy -- Separatists trial continues.

Columbia, S.C. -- Court-martial scheduled for former drill sergeant accused of indecent exposure to female trainees.

Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. -- Court-martial for sergeant charged in the Army's sexual misconduct investigation with rape, adultery and other charges.

Huntsville, Texas -- Scheduled execution for Earl Behringer for the 1986 killings of a 22-year-old Texas A&M student and his 21-year-old fiance while they were parked in a car.

Beverly Hills, Calif. -- Los Angeles ShowBiz Summit, featuring entertainment industry leaders from around the world.

Los Angeles -- The Emperor and Empress of Japan visiting Los Angeles briefly en route from their official visit to Argentina and Brazil.

THURSDAY, June 12:

Santa Monica, Calif. -- Resumption of the so-called "debtor's examination" in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death civil case. This session will examine Simpson's personal attorney, Skip Taft.

Santa Monica, Calif. -- Trial-setting hearing in the Ennis Cosby murder case.

Enterprise, Ore. -- Nez Perce Indians return with horses to original tribal land.

Berkeley, Calif. -- Dalai Lama to visit San Francisco Bay area.

Potsdam, N.Y. -- Sentencing for two Clarkson University students in the hazing-related death of a fraternity pledge.

Houston -- Sentencing for Aaron LeBaron, leader of a polygamist cult, for directing 1988 slayings of three former sect members and a young girl.

FRIDAY, June 13:

Morocco -- Regional elections.

Columbia, S.C. -- Scheduled execution of convicted killer Michael Elkins.

Huntsville, Texas -- Scheduled 6 p.m. execution for Joseph Faulder, a Canadian, for the 1975 murder of a 75-year-old woman.

Los Angeles -- Pretrial hearing for two reputed Asian gang members charged with fatal shooting of Oscar-winning actor and activist Haing Ngor.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyom. -- Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf visits Yellowstone as spokesman for a grizzly bear foundation

SATURDAY, June 14:

Papua New Guinea -- General elections.

London -- Gala opening at Globe theater.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Reunion for students and employees of the first and only high school for blacks in Virginia Beach. Through June 15.

San Diego -- President Clinton to deliver commencement address at UC San Diego.

Columbus, Ohio -- Vice President Al Gore to speak at tribute to U.S. Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio.

SUNDAY, June 15:

Father's Day.

Zagreb, Croatia -- President Franjo Tudjman competes with two opposition candidates for re-election to third term in office.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti -- Runoff legislative elections.

Istanbul, Turkey -- Leaders of eight Muslim countries gather for summit of their newly formed alliance, spearheaded by Turkey's Islamic Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan.

Rome -- Italy votes on seven national referendums.

Paris -- Paris Air Show. Through June 22.

Stanford, Calif. -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer gives commencement address at Stanford University.

San Francisco -- 21st San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Through June 29.

Albany, N.Y. -- New York's rent control laws scheduled to expire.

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