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KIDNAPPING: A Swedish relief worker was kidnapped in Mogadishu Sunday by unidentified Somalis apparently over a wage dispute, the United Nations said. Maj. Richard McDonald, the U.N. military spokesman, said details were still sketchy about the noon kidnapping of the woman working for Aid International, a Swedish humanitarian organization.ARRESTS: German police arrested 41 neo-Nazis in weekend raids aimed in part at cracking down on youths planning to demonstrate next week on the anniversary of the death of Rudolf Hess, one of Hitler's closest aides. In Koenigs Wusterhausen, southeast of Berlin, and in Gotha, in Thuringia state, police raided nighttime gatherings where right-wingers were bellowing songs and giving the Hitler salute. Roadblocks outside Stuttart on Saturday night netted 19 arrests. Most arrested in the raids were booked and released.
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UTAHNS KILLED: A single-engine plane crashed Sunday on Highway 101, killing all four occupants and knocking out power to 11,000 people in San Luis Obispo, Calif. The four victims were all from Utah, said sheriff's Sgt. Scott Thompson. They were identified as pilot Derrick Todd, 21, of Provo; Lyman Gregory, 23, of Orem; Daniel Todd, 32, of Salem and Ann Jeanette Marion, 23, of Blanding. The four reportedly were in California to visit family members and were on their way back to Utah.
CAUGHT: The co-chairman of Northwest Airlines was caught with a bag of marijuana and a pipe in his briefcase as he tried to board one of the company's commercial flights in Boise, Idaho. Gary Wilson, 54, removed himself from his duties with the airline after he was cited Tuesday for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Wilson, who had been on vacation, was allowed to board the flight to Detroit after security discovered the marijuana during a routine screening of carry-on bags.
STRUCK DOWN: It's unconstitutional to make sitting on the sidewalk in Santa Cruz, Calif., illegal, a municipal judge ruled. The ban, which the city put into effect in April, was overly broad and open to selective enforcement, Court Commissioner John Salazar said in overturning it Friday.