Myanmar's Suu Kyi prepares for worst before Friday ruling

Thursday, July 30, 2009 | 4:32 p.m. CDT

YANGON, Myanmar — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is bracing for Friday's ruling in Myanmar on whether she violated the terms of her house arrest by harboring an American, a decision that could send the frail icon of democracy to prison for up to five years.