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THE NATION U.S. DIGEST FACING THEm FEARS: STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL WHERE CLASSMATES DIED: Children wearing white ribbons filed past a sea of bouquets yesterday to return to the school where their friends and a teacher were gunned down in a stunning few minutes of terror two days ago. Two Westside students - Mitchell Johnson, 13, and Andrew "Drew" Golden, 11 - are accused of killing English teacher Shannon Wright and four students in Tuesday's fusillade from a wooded ridge behind the school. Eleven other people were wounded, including five who remained hospitalized yesterday. .-;:~ ~ ; , STARR SIGNALS INTENSE FOCUS ON LEWINSKY JOB TRANSFER: The White House personnel chief, Marsha Scott, testified before a federal grand jury yesterday, signaling a strong focus by Whitewater prosecutors on Monica Lewinsky's administration jobs - including her transfer to the Pentagon. The testimony of witnesses familiar with Ms. Lewinsky's role could be Marsha Scott valuable to prosecutors, even if the staffers were unaware of a Clin ton-Lewinsky sexual relationship. They might be able to shed light on Ms. Lewinsky's frequent appearances around the Oval Office. HAVE IT YOUR WAY AT MCDONALD'S: After years of gimmicky flops, McDonald's has decided its biggest problem is that some customers just don't like warmed-over burgers. The hamburger chain plans to install new computerized and partially robot ic kitchens in all its U.S. outlets by the end of n ext year that can deliver fresher, madeto-order burgers and new items that would slow down the old kitchens too much. Heat lamps won't be needed. With the new "Made for You" system, McDonald's said yesterday it hopes to put the "fast" back in fast food. Grove resigns as .Intel chief, will stay as chairtnan NEW YORK (AP) - Andrew Grove, the microchip pioneer who helped bring about the personal computer revolution, is stepping down as chief executive of Intel Corp. Grove, Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1997, will be succeeded by Craig Barrett, the chiprp.aker's president and chief operating officer. Grove, 61, will stay on as chairman, Intel said yesterday. Neither Grove's health problems nor the company's recent slack financial performance had anything to do with the resignation, Intel said. In 1996, Grove disclosed that he had prostate cancer, but h e recently said the disease is in remission and that he is in excellent health. Intel said its board of directors voted Wednesday to replace Grove after h e approached Intel them about stepping down. "My feeling was I was ready and C raig was ready and we were ready," Grove said. Barrett, 58, replaced Grove as president last year. He will assume the new-post May 20. A Budapest-born Holocaust survivor, Grove arrived in America in 1956 as a penniless refugee of the Hungarian Revolution. H e went to work for Intel at its creation in 1968 and was named president in 1979 and chief executive in 1987. Ten years later, he became chairman. Intel, ·with a market value of $137 billion, makes microprocessors. Intel Corp. Chief executive officer Andrew Grove is shown at Intel Headquarters in Sama Clara, Ca. in this file photo. · But recently Grove p resided over six straight quarters of flat revenue growth and a warning early this month that chip sales were falling below expectations. Intel has also suspended construction of a $1.3 billion plant in Fort Worth, Texas, the Port Worth Star Telegram reported yesterday. In naming him Man of the Year, Time called Grove "the person most responsible for th e amazing growth in the power and innovative potential of microchips." ------------------ts!.~~~ ~i)RLDIWORLD DIGEST Israel rejects key aspect of peace plan ~ GELBARD WARNS MILOSEVIC TIME RUNNING OUT, KOSOVO SERBS ANGRY: Thousands of angry Kosovo Serbs turned out yesterday for the funeral of a policeman killed in a gunbattle with ethnic Albanians and accused President Slobodan Milosevic of planning to abandon them to stay in power. At the same time, that pressure increased. U.S. envoy Robert Gelbard told the Yugoslav leader time was running out to reach a peaceful settlement with the increasingly restive ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, or face possible new sanctions. IN SOUTH AFRICA'S PARLIAMENT, CLINTON SALUTES 'TRULY FREE' NATION: Cele brating the triumph of one of history's toughest human rights struggles, President Clinton stood with Nelson Mandela in a racially integrated parliament yesterday to salute "a South Africa truly free and democratic at last." Clinton, the first American president ever to come to South Bill Clinton . Africa, promised a partnership of "mutual respect and mutual reward." Today, Clinton will go with Mandela to Robben Island to see the cell where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison for his role as a leader of the antiapartheid movement. U .N. INSPECTORS SEARCH SADDAM'S PAL.ACE FOR THE FIRST TIME: In the first test of a U.N. agreement forged to avert a military strike against lraq, weapons inspectors spent eight hours yesterday going over parts of a presidential estate previously declared off-limits. One diplomat, Horst Holthoff of Germany, described Iraqi cooperation as "fantastic, absolutely positive." Thursday's visit was the first test of the Feb. 23 agreement that Iraq signed with U .N . Secretary-General Kofi Annan, pledging to open the sites. JERUSALEM !AP) - Ruling out a key element of to sweeten the deal by agreeing to-hand over the latest U.S. peace mission, Prime Minister adjoining areas of the West Bank, rather than Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday rejected an isolated patches of land. American proposal for an Israeli troop That would allow Palestinians to link up withdrawal from an additional 13 percent of the islands of autonomy in the West Bank, an West Bank. important ste_p toward statehood. Netanyahu said, Hard-line Israeli however, that Israel legislators backed was willing to give by Jewish settlers the Palestinians threatened again more desirable yesterday to topple territory in a smaller N etanyabu's withdrawal. government if he "The only thing hands over land to we are considering is the Palestinians. the quality of the However, it was land vs. the ~ not clear whether quantity," he told ~ they would make reporters. "The · !:J good on their United States ~ threats - since shouldn't think that gthey risk seeing a from miles away it ~ more dovish leader will decide what our !:l come into office if security needs are." f.'.: they oust Netanyahu's Netanyabu. remarks made it Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyabu and wife Israel's Cabinet that much harder for Sara prepare to board a trial high-speed train that will was to discuss the travel from Kiryat Cat to Tel Aviv yesterday. U.S. envoy Dennis withdrawal. Ross, who returned The Palestinians to the Middle Eas t yesterday for the latest try at have hinted that they would grudgingly accept breaking a deadlock in peace talks. the U.S. proposal, but insist that Israel carry out one more withdrawal after that, as promised in Ross was to have held a midnight meeting with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, but it was an earlier peace accord. postponed until tonight. Ross is to meet Netanyahu denied reports that he has Netanyabu this morning. increased his offer to 11 percent. He said he was Israeli officials said while the government willing to be flexible about the quality of the would stick to limiting a withdrawal to 9 land to be handed over, but that no specifics percent of the West Bank, Netanyahu was ready have been discussed.