GOH CHOK TONG was sworn in Wednesday as Singapore's second prime minister in 31 years, heralding a new era with the affable politician aiming for a gentler, caring nation instead of one marked by iron-fisted control . . . A TRUCK DRIVER transporting Old Master paintings worth more than $5 million took a break at a Paris cafe, leaving the ignition keys on the dashboard, and thieves drove off with the loot, police said Wednesday.