Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 19th of January 2012

cnni: Palestinians: Council speaker arrested 

Al Jazeera English: Video: Brazil megadam washes residents away
PressTV: Thailand recognizes Palestinian state

The Associated Press: Number of evacuees swells to 10,000 as wind whips a fast-moving brush fire south of Reno, Nev.: -MS
Breaking News: GM regains title as world's top-selling automaker - Reuters
HuffPostWorld: China will close Tibet during New Year festival
nytimesworld: 8 Guilty for Prison Massacre in Rare Trial of Haiti's Police

NYTimes World: Spanish Regional Governments to Get Aid
Reuters Top News: Violent sex crimes committed by active U.S. Army soldiers have almost doubled over the past five years: report
MarketWatch: HSBC's China manufacturing index ticks up to 48.8 preliminary reading from 48.7 in Dec.
BBC News (World): UK launching strongest diplomatic offensive in Latin America for two centuries, foreign sec says as he visits Brazil.
Breaking News: Oregon governor declares state of emergency in 4 counties - Oregonian
Post World News: Beijing makes rare concession on pollution measure
PressTV: US police arrest more Occupy activists

Breaking News: 4,000 evacuated from 3,000-acre fire spreading quickly near Reno, NV - Reno Gazette Journal
BBC News (UK): Suicides down among US soldiers
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Somalia: Successful Pirate Attacks Drop

Al Jazeera English: Ugandan opposition leader arrested
CBSNews: Ga. child murderer found dead in jail cell (via Crimesider)

CBS News: Six International Security Assistance Force members died following a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan yesterday
MarketWatch: Japan stocks rally at open as exporters climb on stronger euro; Nikkei Average up 1.5%
Charlie Kaye: BREAKING: @CBSNews Correspondent David Martin reports an American CH-53 helicopter is down in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
MarketWatch: RT @MktwAustraliaNZ: Australian stocks rise with miners gaining; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.7%
Breaking News: Update: More sites have been struck in retaliation for Megaupload bust; details here: Gizmodo
 Reuters Top News: Exclusive: Senior al Qaeda figure killed in drone strike inside Pakistan
Wall Street Journal: Anonymous claims to have crippled the Justice Department's website in retaliation for today's online-piracy arrests
Breaking News: US sees new interest from Taliban in talks, expecting progress in coming week - AP
Reuters Top News: Feds shut down over piracy. Accuse the site of $500 million in lost revenue for media owners
HuffPostWorld: 5 killed in Venezuela helicopter crash
Breaking News: After Megaupload shutdown, hacker group Anonymous shuts down US DOJ, Universal Music sites - 3News
TIMEWorld: Jamaica seeks to ditch the British monarchy. Here's why that should just be the start of big changes |
alexnhicken: It's raining in California, the first of which the whole winter.
NYTimes World:  Ethnic War Intensifies in Myanmar, Jeopardizing U.S. Ties
Wall Street Journal: Google is down 8% in after-hours trading after its fourth-quarter earnings report missed expectations
AlArabiya_Eng: 47 killed in fighting between Malian army and Tuareg rebels: government

WSJ World News: Vietnam, Cambodia Report Bird-Flu Deaths
The Associated Press: America's historic Chinatowns fade as Asian-Americans more and more move to the suburbs: -MS
MarketWatch: Microsoft shares rise 2% late after posting earnings that meet analysts' targets
MarketWatch: Intel reports 6% higher profit on $13.9 billion in revenue, exceeding estimates
BBCBreaking: Reports of two explosions in Londonderry following security alerts in the city in Northern Ireland. Stocks edge higher on strong earnings and economic reports. Dow adds 46 points. Nasdaq, S&P each gain less than 1%.
MarketWatch: Google shares drop 9% late after disappointing earnings growth for fourth quarter
Breaking News: Champion skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries sustained in superpipe accident - @ktvx, @AP
Reuters: Update: Police say 2nd Westerner kidnapped in Pakistan believed to be a German citizen

TIMEWorld: "Slapped a hundred times in the face": the ordeal of dissident Chinese writer
Press TV: Thousands have attended protests in Jerusalem over racial discrimination within Israeli law and society against...
AlArabiya_Eng: Hamas president of Palestinian parliament arrested: colleague

BBC News (World): File-sharing site MegaUpload shut down by US prosecutors; site founder charged with violating piracy laws
HuffPostWorld: Blast targets police car in southern Turkey
Breaking News Storm: Puget Sound Energy in Washington says more than 250,000 customers now without power - @komonews
Reuters: Greece, creditors make little progress as clock ticks 
NYTimes World: Mexico's drug war, getting worse. Randal C. Archibold reporting:
cnni: Floods trap tourists in safari area

 HuffPostWorld: Earthquake in northeast Iran injures 100, state TV reports
MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.3% lower at $1,654.50 an ounce
Guardian news: Syrian forces withdraw from embattled Zabadani
PressTV: Two officers killed in new Syria clashes

Breaking News: Pumping complete as 1.3 million gallons of fuel transferred to iced-in city of Nome, Alaska - @AP
MarketWatch: The NY Federal Reserve Bank just sold $7 billion in Maiden Lane assets
AlArabiya_Eng: Italian national kidnapped in Pakistan: foreign ministry

AP: Brazilian politician gets 103 years for killing running mate to take her place in Congress: -BW 
PressTV: Strong quake strikes off New Zealand
BBCBreaking: Big rises in bank shares push #FTSE 100 share index to its highest close for almost six months. More soon
CBSNews: In famine's 6th month, some Somalis go home

AlArabiya_Eng: Arab observers to report back on Syria mission; Kurd groups to unite against Assad

Al Arabiya English: #Syria has lost more than $2 billion in revenues since Sept. 1 as result of European and US bans on importing its oil: Oil Minister Allaou
Reuters: Northeast Iran hit by earthquake, 36 people injured

AlArabiya_Eng: Six killed in Somali capital bomb blast: UN source

Breaking News: Live video: Texas Gov Rick Perry holds press conference in South Carolina to announce dropping his presidential bid
MarketWatch: U.S. benchmark 30-year mortgage rate hits record-low 3.88%

NYTimes World: 5 Unemployed Moroccans Set Selves on Fire
Al Jazeera English: "He suddenly slipped and fell into the boiling sulphur" one sulphur gatherer in east Java, #Indonesia says I

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