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Numbers: Mar. 29, 2004

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57% Portion of French citizens who said in a poll that the U.S. is overreacting to terrorism, compared with 49% in Germany and 33% in Britain

65% Portion of Germans who said the U.S.-led war on terrorism is insincere, compared with 61% in France and 41% in Britain

300 Number of The Apprentice shirts with the words YOU’RE FIRED sold within three hours at New York City’s Bloomingdale’s department store

6 Rank of The Apprentice among all prime-time shows in last week’s Nielsen ratings

578 Number of U.S. service members killed in Iraq since the onset of hostilities, as of March 20

29 Number of suicides among U.S. troops in Iraq

1,400 Number of copies of Jayson Blair’s memoir, Burning Down My Masters’ House, sold in its first nine days

250,000 Number of copies in the book’s first printing by New Millennium Press

Sources: New York Times (2); Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Associated Press; globalsecurity.org Utne; Associated Press (2)

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