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OCTOBER 23, 2000 VOL. 156 NO. 16

Spotlight

MAN OF ACTION South Korea's Kim Dae Jung, the onetime dissident who became President, has won the Nobel Prize for Peace for his groundbreaking efforts since taking office in 1998 to promote warmer ties with Stalinist North Korea and its leader Kim Jong Il. Illustration for TIME by Steve Carver

Winners
PRINCESS CAROLINE
Monaco beauty wins $87,000 after a court rules German magazine invaded her privacy
GERI HALLIWELL
Former Spice Girl tops British women's poll for (wait for it) the best breasts in showbiz
JOHN LENNON
On 60th birth anniversary, slain Beatle gets street named after him in Russian city
  Losers
PRINCESS STEPHANIE
Monaco's aging, wayward wild child has inheritance cut. Try borrowing from sis
MARKO MILOSEVIC
Freedom bid by playboy son of ex-Yugoslav leader fails when China refuses him entry
SALVATORE GENOVESE
No longer wanted. Notorious Sicilian mafia boss is nabbed after seven years on the run

Verbatim
"I just have to believe they're not going to let this thing spin out of control. "
BILL CLINTON, American President, calling for an immediate cease-fire after the latest round of Middle East violence

"I'm having almost as much trouble from friends as from my enemies."
VOJISLAV KOSTUNICA, newly sworn-in Yugoslav President, on his struggles to create a government
  "What has frozen can thaw, and what has been contested ground can, over time, become common ground."
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, U.S. Secretary of State, on relations between the U.S. and North Korea

"We believe she will help to accurately portray Satan as someone who brings pleasure not pain."
PETER GILMORE, Church of Satan spokesman, on actress Elizabeth Hurley's turn as Beelzebub in the Hollywood comedy Bedazzled

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