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FEBRUARY 14, 2000 VOL. 155 NO. 6

Spotlight

BOXING OUT BIGOTRY: The more the European Union tries to isolate Jörg Haider, the more popular the far-right Austrian politician seems to become. Last week, Haider--accused by some of being a racist and a Nazi apologist--signed an agreement that brings his Freedom Party into a coalition government in Vienna. Illustration for TIME by Joseph Daniel Fiedler

Winners
ROBERT MUGABE
Lucky man! Zimbabwe bank's prize draw of $2,600 is won--surprise--by the country's President
JOHN GLENN
NASA research shows the 78-year-old handled shuttle mission as well as younger co-spacemen
JEFF BEZOS
Stages e-commerce coup: his Amazon.com bookselling unit actually records a profit!
  Losers
NAOMI CAMPBELL
After denying it for two years, not-so-supermodel admits she did assault a former assistant
STANLEY HO
Manila launches investigation into alleged organized-crime links of Macau's casino czar
JEFFREY ARCHER
British novelist expelled from Conservatives amid charge he asked a friend to lie under oath

Verbatim
"China now has the best human rights situation in its history."
YANG JIECHI, Beijing's vice foreign minister, on the eve of Sino-U.S. talks on human rights

"Pretty not very good."
GEORGE W. BUSH, Republican presidential hopeful, reacting to exit polls indicating that John McCain had beaten him in New Hampshire by a landslide
  "It's impossible to accept a government of the type Austria is presenting in the family of civilized nations."
EHUD BARAK, Israeli Prime Minister, after withdrawing his ambassador from Vienna to protest the rise of the ultra-right Freedom Party

"It would be fun to open a movie studio, but I don't have any expertise, so we're going to stay away from that."
BILL GATES, Microsoft executive, on whether his company is seeking an AOL-Time Warner-style deal

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