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  China Considering Tiger-Product MarketsSeptember 26, 2005 00:00 China is considering reopening markets in the tiger trade, using 'farmed' Tigers. Conservationists are concerned that such a legal market could legitimize the trade and expand poaching.
  IRA Converts to Political EntitySeptember 26, 2005 00:00 With their historic decomissioning of their stockpiles of 'illegal' weapons, the IRA has converted to using purely political means.
  Simon Wiesenthal DiesSeptember 20, 2005 00:00 Famed Nazi hunter and holocaust survivor, Simon Wiesenthal has died at age 96.
  U.S. Commemorates 4th Anniversary of World Trade Center AttacksSeptember 11, 2005 00:00 The U.S. commemorates the fourth anniversary of September 11th.
  New Orleans Mayor Orders Eviction of HoldoutsSeptember 07, 2005 00:00 The mayor of New Orleans has ordered the forcible eviction of holdouts who have refused to leave the city because they are too old, because they have pets, or because they want to protect their property.
  Chief Justice Rehnquist DiesSeptember 03, 2005 00:00 Chief Supreme Court Justice Rehnquist has died after a prolonged illness during which he continued to actively serve on the bench.