Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Chapter 4: Covering From the 6-11 of January 2012


This is commemorating the time that I am spending to prepare to teach English in China as I have spare time talking to an associate tonight. I will be leaving very shortly.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012
Al Jazeera English: Hungary's debt downgraded to 'junk' status aje.me/wRwBzy

PressTV: 'Foreign death squads kill Syrians' dlvr.it/13xy0r

Al Arabiya English: #Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb has killed two Shiite pilgrims and wounded eight south of Baghdad #Alarabiya

Press TV: Moroccans demand more reforms dlvr.it/13xfnm

BBC Breaking News: Government-backed report signals that a high speed rail line between London and Birmingham will be approved bbc.in/xmDhW1

PressTV: '3,000 killed in S Sudan ethnic clashes' dlvr.it/13wPWs

nytimes #worldnews: Tibet Group Says 2 Set Themselves on Fire in China nyti.ms/x3bWsf

nytimes #worldnews: 8 NATO Troops Killed in Southern Afghanistan Attacks nyti.ms/w9wvkq

Fresh violence by radical Muslim sect kills at least 20 people in #Nigeria goo.gl/10H0L

HuffPost #Worldnews: Tens of thousands rally in Yemen to demand a trial for outgoing president Salehhuff.to/ubiyDd

BreakingNews: Update: No fatalities reported in NW Indiana train collision - chicagotribune trib.in/yeY7wN

AP: Supreme Court 2 consider if police dog's sniff outside the front door of a Fla. home was an unconstitutional search apne.ws/y5bX4k

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks close higher in 2012's first week, led by Nasdaq, up 2.7%; Dow drops 56 in dayon.mktw.net/zPBsD3

PressTV: UK police make 23rd arrest in hacking dlvr.it/13tfLG

Breaking News: US stocks close mixed despite upbeat jobs data; Dow down about 60 points at closing bell -@msnbc_business on.msnbc.com/wReEEk

Post World News: Lawyer says prominent Bahraini human rights activist beaten by police wapo.st/ycEDOI

PressTV: Twenty Christians killed in Nigeria dlvr.it/13tfHp

PressTV: Turkey police break up anti-NATO rally dlvr.it/13tfHR

Breaking News: Update: Authorities say 3 trains collide in NW Indiana; chemical spill reported -@chicagotribune trib.in/yeY7wN

Breaking News: 11 people have died in a hot air balloon crash in New Zealand, spokeswoman says - @NZStuffbit.ly/zuIUl2

Al Jazeera English: Several dead in Nigeria shooting attacks aje.me/zicYQx

Reuters Top News: Fed officials push more stimulus for housing reut.rs/zaUm0l

BBC News (World): Jamaica to break links with Queen bbc.in/x5sMVS

Press TV: presstv.ir Thousands of #Jordanians have taken to streets across the country to mark the first annitwitpic.com/840l5b

MarketWatch: Gold settles 0.2% lower at $1,616.80 an ounce on.mktw.net/w1gBPE

Breaking News: Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. turns himself in to begin jail sentence - @reviewjournalbit.ly/A0CQGP

BBC News (World): VIDEO: South Africa's ANC marks 100 years bbc.in/xfhzOh

Al Jazeera English: Nigeria police block fuel hike protesters aje.me/z4wjok

The Associated Press: Thousands of officers stand at attention during funeral of ATF agent killed by friendly fire during robbery: apne.ws/y9koQN -ldh

BBC News (World): Arrest over Mexico casino attack bbc.in/y68IEH

Daily Telegraph News: First Tibetan self-immolations of 2012 tgr.ph/zZXhaR

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks mostly declined today, curbing weekly gains; the Dow is currently down 50 pointson.mktw.net/xvFZxI

Al Jazeera English: Video: Palestinian population boom worries Israel aje.me/ysvbUx

Press TV: Jordanians mark protest anniversary dlvr.it/13sLj1

Daily Telegraph News: Kazakhstan cancels voting in riot-scarred town tgr.ph/zMY758

Al Arabiya English: 35 people were shot dead by the Syrian security forces on Friday: Syrian Coordination Committees 

BBC News (World): UN begins South Sudan aid effort bbc.in/wfZM71

Reuters Top News: Obama administration broadens definition of rape reut.rs/xRj1G0

HuffPostWorld: Iran plans new drills in Strait of Hormuz huff.to/zSERBa

Press TV: Bahraini forces attack protest in Eker dlvr.it/13rvMP

Post World News: Husband of jailed ex-Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko granted asylum in the Czech Republicwapo.st/zuNuws

Reuters Top News: Van der Sloot to plead guilty for murder in Peru reut.rs/zcOw1k

Reuters Top News: Latest Egypt vote brings Islamists closer to win reut.rs/waVPMD

Sky News Newsdesk: U.S. Navy rescues 13 Iranian sailors being held hostage by pirates in Arabian Sea

Al Arabiya English: 24 people were killed by the Syrian security forces on Friday: Local Coordination Committees

BBC #Worldnews: Ethiopia troops 'to quit Somalia' bbc.in/yNxaVP

BBC #Worldnews: Bosnia heritage sites in crisis bbc.in/y7ggdh

BBC #Worldnews: US economy creates 200,000 jobs bbc.in/zUf0ZG

AlArabiya_Eng: Fire breaks out in Tripoli's international airport, causes big damages: correspondent

Breaking #worldNews: Fitch downgrades Hungary's credit rating to BB+, amid standoff over international bailout - AP

BBC #Worldnews: US unemployment rate dropped to 8.5% in December, lowest level in nearly 3 years. Details soon: bbc.in/yY8ilJ

BBCWorld: 4 Nato soldiers killed by bomb in southern #Afghanistan on Friday, Nato's Isaf says. Details soonbbc.in/yJe02A

AlArabiya_Eng: Five rockets hit #Iraq's Green Zone; three roadside bombs in #Baghdad kill two pilgrimsgoo.gl/1gvrR 

guardian #worldnews: House prices down by 1.3% in 2011 gu.com/p/34fpb/tf

Reuters: Damascus bomber kills 25, 46 wounded: Syria Addounia TV reut.rs/zR96Z8

BBC News (World): HTC quarterly profits plunge 25% bbc.in/x053Se

Daily Telegraph News: Tiger skins and bones seized in Thai customs swoop tgr.ph/xrBkjW

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
CNN International: Pakistan releases Indian fishermen goo.gl/fb/FfbNg

BreakingNews: Mexican journalist shot to death in Monterrey, becoming 1st reporter to be killed in Mexico in 2012 - AFP f24.my/ycGiWt

cnni: Iran to ramp up another nuclear plant goo.gl/fb/8oO9n

cnni: Curfew in Nigeria after Christians killed goo.gl/fb/yZfVI

CNN International: New Venezuelan official on U.S. drug list goo.gl/fb/8prQw

Breaking News: Package explodes at home, seriously injuring two in Lafayette, Colo. - The Denver Postbit.ly/xbWjbD

Reuters: U.S. taxpayers owe $385 billion in 2006 taxes: IRS reut.rs/wQeWHg

Reuters Top News: Five severed heads found in northern Mexican city reut.rs/yKmK41

The Associated Press: Argentine leader's thyroid, surgically removed, wasn't cancerous after all; now she faces lifetime hormone therapy: apne.ws/A5HHhh

NYTimes World: Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria Kill at Least 13 nyti.ms/wVH9XR

Al Arabiya English: At least 26 killed in #Syria; regime holds funerals of Damascus bombing goo.gl/69DXU

Reuters Top News: Syrian military official defects with soldiers: report reuters.com/article/2012/0…

PressTV: Yemeni protesters demand Saleh trial dlvr.it/1410wH

 Press TV: presstv.ir #Egyptian #protesters set a #US #flag on fire during a #demonstration against US #policytwitpic.com/84fj8n

CNN Breaking News: 17 Haitian men who say they were sexually abused by convicted U.S. aid worker sue for millions in damages. on.cnn.com/yolScY

BBC #Worldnews: Unusually heavy snow hits Austria bbc.in/yXiRd3

Al Arabiya English: At least 19 people have been killed by Syrian forces today, the revolution commission says

BBC News (World): Nigerians flee sectarian violence bbc.in/w7wgkM

AlArabiya_Eng: Turkish hackers target French websites before genocide vote goo.gl/o2HVy

PressTV: N. Ireland targeted by two bombings dlvr.it/13ycWG

PressTV: Pakistani policemen fire tear-gas shell to disperse protesters at a rally in #Karachi on January 6, 2012. twitpic.com/84aizv

AlArabiya_Eng: Police: 13 dead in attacks in 2 states in northeast Nigeria amid violence by radical sect

PressTV: Supporters of Syrian President Bashar al - #Assad demonstrate in central #Damascus on January 6, 2012. twitpic.com/84ajx5

BreakingNews: Kenyan fighter jets kill at least 60 Islamist Shebab insurgents in southern Somalia, officials say - AFP bit.ly/xLwSMl

cnni: South Sudan aid effort 'under way' after tribal attacks goo.gl/fb/WJnqS

AlArabiya_Eng: Security forces kill 10 protesters and dissidents across #Syria: revolution council

BBC #Worldnews: Seven injured in police car crash bbc.in/zOfiPB

Guardian news: Hungary's 'Viktator' faces tide of protest at home and abroad, writes @HelenPiddgu.com/p/34gb5/tw #longreads

AJEnglish: Jamaica 'to cut ties with British monarchy' aje.me/zZukUU

BBC News (World): Unilever workers to stage strikes bbc.in/w8GM4V

Post #WorldNews: Police: Pakistani Taliban commander killed in shootout in Karachi wapo.st/xP1C5e

AJEnglish: Blackwater settles Iraq killings lawsuit aje.me/zPHksn

BBC News (World): Nigeria hit by string of attacks bbc.in/w0CxQ0

Reuters Top News: Argentina's Fernandez sent home, never had cancer reuters.com/article/2012/0…

PressTV: Israeli Christian leader murdered dlvr.it/13zDXw

HuffPostWorld: Japan to shut down nuclear plants after 40 years huff.to/xgA4kM

BBC #Worldnews: Kenyans 'kill al-Shabab rebels' bbc.in/yiMAvI

PressTV: Rice shortage in Malaysia to increase dlvr.it/13zdNp

Press TV: 'US abusing detainees in Afghan prison' dlvr.it/1401ws

BBC Breaking News: UK govt believes a "serious terrorist plot" in #Kenya, probably against Western targets, has been disrupted recently bbc.in/wfgrce

BreakingNews: Iranian government welcomes US Navy's 'humanitarian' rescue of13 fishermen kidnapped by pirates -ABC News bit.ly/zdgnqb

HuffPost #Worldnews: Venezuela's Chavez names controversial ally defense minister huff.to/wJHdKx

PressTV: Islamic parties win #Egypt third vote dlvr.it/13zqJR

PressTV: Bahraini forces injure protesters dlvr.it/13zqJZ

HuffPostWorld: Second man sets self on fire in Tunisia huff.to/zoOkx4

The Associated Press: New Hampshire secretary of state expects 250,000 GOP votes in Tuesday's primary, 75,000 on Democratic side: apne.ws/ysPFpi -RJJ

Al Arabiya English: 24-hour curfew on northern Nigerian state after Christian killings #Nigeria

CNN International: Tortured Afghan girl 'weak' in hospital goo.gl/fb/1gysj

Al Arabiya English: Kenyan air strike kills over 60 Somali Islamist insurgents: military

Telegraph World News: Israeli Christian murdered by 'Santa Claus' during #Christmas parade tgr.ph/zk142y

Al Jazeera English: Scores more soldiers defect from Syrian army aje.me/zqzbgv



SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2012
Reuters Top News: Blasts at Malaysian courthouse where Anwar acquitted reut.rs/wIC9D3

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks open lower, with resources weak; Hang Seng Index down 0.7%on.mktw.net/zYdqIf

BBC #Worldnews: Gang threatens Colombian police bbc.in/yNjC4J

Breaking News: Malaysian court acquits opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy - AP

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Cholera still rife in Haiti bbc.in/ycz63b

Reuters Top News: Euro, stocks down as debt jitters trump U.S. data reut.rs/y2qXVQ

BBC #Worldnews: Triple murder probe nurse bailed bbc.in/z0RM8P

guardiannews: Four arrested at Occupy protest in Lancaster gu.com/p/34hv7/tf

HuffPostWorld: 14 hostages freed from suspected pirate ship huff.to/ytKgaO

Post World News: Iran’s Ahmadinejad begins 4-nation Latin American tour in Venezuela, seeking allies’ supportwapo.st/zMEzmU

BBC News (World): In pictures: ANC celebrates 100 years bbc.in/zxf5yZ

Reuters Top News: Swiss National Bank chief to face grilling over currency scandal reut.rs/AuCPtN

Breaking News: Australia trying to find Japanese whaling security ship with detained protesters - WA Todaybit.ly/ynlSr3

Daily Telegraph News: Kenyan police close in on British woman connected to terror attacks tgr.ph/wttZOm

The Associated Press: Gunmen kill municipal employee in northern Mexico who wrote for small weekly newspaper: apne.ws/ylERad -CJ

Reuters: Investors in Murdoch's News Corp forgive hacking reut.rs/xNAlJ3

Post #WorldNews: Gunmen kill municipal employee in northern Mexico who wrote for small weekly newspaperwapo.st/xWS9BS

Daily Telegraph News: Yemeni government drafts amnesty for President Ali Abdullah Saleh tgr.ph/wCEgRH

Al Jazeera English: Video: Malaysian court to rule on Anwar sodomy trial aje.me/wmWnRD

PressTV: Another bomb alert hits N. Ireland dlvr.it/147wJh

HuffPostWorld: Israel indicts 5 alleged Jewish extremists in connection with army base rampage huff.to/xwVsae

Guardian news: Mexican footballer arrested over links to kidnapping gang gu.com/p/34gzf/tf

Press TV: Yemeni 'dignity' march arrives in Sana'a dlvr.it/147XGG

Guardian news: Top story: Hackers expose defence and intelligence officials in US and UK gu.com/p/34gn7/tw

PressTV: US-led soldier killed in #Afghanistan dlvr.it/147QvY #NATO

Al Jazeera English: Feature: Pakistani journalists face "red lines" everywhere, and often have nowhere to turnaje.me/AnqeUP

Press TV: Tunisian artists #demonstrate on January 8, 2012 in front of the Constituent Assembly in #Tunis to demand a guaran twitpic.com/84v3r7

Press TV: A sign posted January 8, 2012 in the #Occupy DC encampment in #McPherson Square in#Washington, DC. Today marks th twitpic.com/84v377

 Al Arabiya English: Arab ministers meeting in Cairo demand immediate end to violence in #Syria

Al Arabiya English: Arab League gives observers in Syria green light to continue their mission

Reuters Top News: Arabs stop short of asking for UN help in Syria reut.rs/AaRxSP

Daily Telegraph News: Kim Jong-un celebrates birthday by driving a tank tgr.ph/x1dC8d

BBC News (World): Tibetan dies in self-immolation bbc.in/zrro2V

Post World News: New Syria clashes kill 11 soldiers, 10 civilians, activists say wapo.st/yqORTH

Breaking News: Seven dead after Yemeni troops clash with Al-Qaeda linked militants in a new attempt to regain control of Abyan province - @FRANCE24

Al Arabiya English: Nigerian president says unrest is 'even worse' than 1960s civil war

PressTV: Suicides continue to plague #Indian army dlvr.it/146yLH

BBC News (UK): Man 'stable' following shooting bbc.in/wr6XNH

 Al Arabiya English: Death toll in Syria today rises to 20: General Commission of the Revolution #Syria

Jess Bidgood: #occupynh boos Romney in Concord yfrog.com/ocwl2bcj

CNN Breaking News: U.S. expels #Venezuela consul in Miami. on.cnn.com/AFnvff

Reuters Top News: Giffords comes home to mark Tucson shooting anniversary reut.rs/xWhwfX

The Associated Press: Russian toddler swept into sewage system when sidewalk collapses, presumed dead:apne.ws/wZtxva -EF

Press TV: Bahraini forces clash with protesters dlvr.it/146sqr

Breaking News: Former President Pervez Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan later this month and re-enter politics - CBS News bit.ly/xb2ie9

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Libyan students resume classes english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/… 

PressTV: Deadline set for Iowa Occupy camps dlvr.it/144Spt

#worldNews: US Army confines dozens of soldiers to a Seattle base after sensitive military equipment goes missing- CNN bit.ly/yGDuCz

PressTV: Nigeria workers stage strike over fuel dlvr.it/144nZg

PressTV: #Iran alloy steel exports up 26% dlvr.it/144nZb

PressTV: 'Bahrain commits human rights violations' dlvr.it/1455kv

PressTV: A US Predator drone had reportedly fired the first bomb in an airstrike that killed 35 Kurdish civilians in... fb.me/1tRMU3y1B

AlArabiya: #BreakingNews: Five people killed across Syria by security forces, including two tortured: Syrian Revolution General Commission

#worldNews: Revolutionary Guard commander says Iran will close key oil route if crude exports blocked - AP

PressTV: Protesters wave shoes, a sign of disrespect, at a demonstration in front of the presidential palace in Berlin twitpic.com/84r2sz

PressTV: Thousands of people march in the northern Spanish Basque city of #Bilbao on January 7 in favor of the pro-in twitpic.com/84r34e

PressTV: An #Occupy Wall Street protester holds signs during a rally outside the Republican presidential debate. twitpic.com/84r3ql

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Stricken ship breaks up off NZ coast bbc.in/zpY3lA

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Snow blocks Austrian travel routes bbc.in/wLCgF5

Reuters: Saudi Arabia tries 16 suspected al Qaeda members reut.rs/AssGP7

cnni: China 'shocked' at immigrant killings goo.gl/fb/d1yWu

PressTV: At least 11 Syrian soldiers have been killed and 20 others wounded in clashes with gunmen in Dara'a province,. fb.me/zJ7z9zR9

AJEnglish: After US-led war and occupation, #Iraq still does not have full control of its #oil, writes @DahrJamailaje.me/w9M9Fy

PressTV: Afghans recapture town from Taliban dlvr.it/1460kY

Telegraph #worldNews: Four siblings killed in Freckleton house fire tgr.ph/zeMsJJ

SkyNewsBreak: Body found on Queen's Sandringham estate identified as that of 17-year-old Alisa Dmitrijeva.

AJELive: Police clashing with protesters at #OccupyOakland march. At least 3 arrests so far. Watch the livestream here: aje.me/xs2J1a

PressTV: Pakistani Taliban leader killed in Karachi dlvr.it/143m5P

PressTV: Ten killed in #Mexico drug violence dlvr.it/143hwf

MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
PressTV: Bahrain court drops two death verdicts http://dlvr.it/14M3L3 

The Associated Press: #Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi confirms she will run for parliament.apne.ws/uK6OCU -MM

N Korean state media announces 1 Feb amnesty for convicts. Not clear on numbers, details, or whether it includes political prisoners. - BBC

MarketWatch: China's December exports rise 13.4% from year earlier, well above forecast on.mktw.net/yCsnIM

NYTimes World: Israelis and Palestinians Discuss Peace Talks in Jordan nyti.ms/wVtuGj

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Asia: Pakistan: Militants Kill 10 Soldiers nyti.ms/wMXULr

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Blaze sweeps through Peru town bbc.in/w1oejP

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks tick higher, with real-estate shares rising; Hang Seng Index up 0.2%on.mktw.net/wziku0

nytimes #worldnews: 3 Monks' Deaths Show Rise of Self-Immolation Among Tibetans nyti.ms/ww7c5l

MarketWatch: Japanese stocks open higher, with financials broadly stronger; Nikkei Average up 0.4%on.mktw.net/wsBLX3 

Breaking News: Mudslides kill at least 8 in Rio de Janeiro; year's toll from heavy rains is now 23 - APon.msnbc.com/z2868M

The Associated Press: U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will close 259 domestic offices to help save $150 million per year: apne.ws/xB2qPO -RJJ

Reuters: U.S. November consumer credit surges by most since 2001 reut.rs/wkiglq

AJEnglish: Video: Kenya's TB campaign proves a success aje.me/wdAJWg

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks close higher in light volume on hopes for solid U.S. corporate earningson.mktw.net/w1TOa3

BreakingNews: US consumers boosted borrowing by $20.4 billion in November, biggest monthly gain in a decade - AP

 Top News: White House Chief of Staff Daley stepping down reut.rs/z8ER1Z

Breaking News: Police kill 2 protesters in Nigeria, wound more than 2 dozen as thousands demonstrate fuel subsidy cut - @Reuters reut.rs/Ac0T4f

MarketWatch: Feb. gold down $8.70, or 0.5%, to end at $1,608.10 on.mktw.net/wGAOB3

Al Jazeera English: #Yemen Cabinet approves immunity law for Saleh aje.me/A2Ckj3

TIMEWorld: EXCLUSIVE: World music celebrity turned Senegal presidential candidate Youssou N'dour speaks to @TIMEWorld | ti.me/yUHpWy

Al Arabiya English: In cyber vengeance, #Israeli hackers say they obtained #Saudi credit card detailsenglish.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/…

.Telegraph World News: Picasso and Mondrian paintings stolen from Greece's biggest state art museumtgr.ph/wsn1e8

BBC News (World): Bahrain: Protest policeman jailed bbc.in/ynTZLR

BBC Breaking News: Sixty La Senza lingerie shops bought out of administration by Kuwaiti firm, saving 1,100 UK jobs. Details soon: bbc.in/wxbFRS

NYTimes World: Afghan Soldier Kills American and Wounds 3 Others nyti.ms/zxEgrk

Al Arabiya English: #Iran arrests opposition figure Mehdi #Khazali

BBC News (World): Strike shuts down Malawi courts bbc.in/zRoRhp

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Three car bomb blasts rock the Iraqi capital Baghdad: Al Arabiya correspondent

Sky News Newsdesk: Reuters: UN nuclear watchdog confirms Iran has started uranium enrichment at new underground site.

PressTV: S Sudan ethnic clashes leave 24 dead dlvr.it/14HF9h

Al Jazeera English: Bahrain court overturns two death sentences aje.me/xu7mBg

HuffPostWorld: New wave of bombs kills at least 14 in Baghdad huff.to/AdqvUG

cnni: Japan holds Australian activists goo.gl/fb/HXhwC

Breaking News: Iraqi police and hospital officials say 2 parked car bombs kill at least 14 in Baghdad - @AP

AP: Gunman in #Afghan army uniform kills U.S. soldier on base in south, Afghan military says. apne.ws/gFRC6n-MM

cnni: Mubarak trial resumes in Egypt goo.gl/fb/qOd55

cnni: More Chinese monks self-immolate goo.gl/fb/IF0Ow

AlArabiya_Eng: Fujairah pipeline could transport up to 1.5 million bpd once complete

BBCWorld: Rolls-Royce sales hit new record bbc.in/AEhrsZ

MarketWatch: U.S. stock futures little changed; Alcoa set to report on.mktw.net/z5WefP

PressTV: 'Anonymous' hacks #US, UK officials dlvr.it/14DFHy

AP: BREAKING: Authorities: Suspected Islamic extremist arrested in plan to bomb, shoot up Tampa-area sites. -EF 

AJEnglish: Nigerian fuel protests turn deadly aje.me/xuoOec

 PressTV: Iraq bombings kill one, hurt dozens dlvr.it/14DFMK

Reuters: Nigerian police shoot dead one demonstrator in Lagos fuel protest, three others wounded - witnesses, hospital staff 

BBC #Worldnews: Chechnya fighting 'kills seven' bbc.in/zLK1nj

BBCWorld: Viewpoint: Comeback kid to boost Malaysia's opposition bbc.in/yzFXps 

AJELive: #Syria's Local Coordination Committees report 18 deaths during protests today, including three army defectors. aje.me/jlCqCU

PressTV: presstv.com Forces loyal to outgoing #Yemeni #ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh have #attacked anti-regimetwitpic.com/859jg0

cnnbrk: 13 bodies found outside Mexican gas station, state media report. on.cnn.com/AqsYUb 

TheEconomist: Hotel room rates rose 4.3% in America in 2011, a sign that business-travel demand continues to increase econ.st/zWoLAW

SkyNewsBreak: Almost 130 jobs to be lost in Dover as ferry operator SeaFrance goes into liquidation 

BBC #Worldnews: Guinea-Bissau leader dies at 64 bbc.in/zng4k1

PressTV: Two #Yemeni protesters killed in Taizz dlvr.it/14G01Y

 PressTV: Restaurant blast kills two in #Russia dlvr.it/14G05q

cnni: Hildebrand quits as Swiss bank chief goo.gl/fb/Epjoi

CNNMoney: Stocks edge higher at the open as investors weigh developments out of Europe. Dow gains 19 points. cnnmon.ie/bkgnews

Telegraph #worldNews: Thirteen thousand police hunt Chinese serial killer tgr.ph/xcMFQ1

AP: #Iraqi officials say roadside bomb blast kills two Shiite pilgrims south of Baghdad. apne.ws/ggQYWf -MM

BBC #Worldnews: German exports ahead of forecasts bbc.in/y3Uyxd

AP: Bus crashes on icy Montana interstate, killing two and injuring more than 30 others. apne.ws/xulpKl -MM 

cnni: 10 beheaded Pakistani soldiers found goo.gl/fb/o1wXO

Reuters: Grim exchange of bodies after Pakistan army, Taliban clash reut.rs/zWh32D

Reuters: Electricity only reaches one in three Afghans reut.rs/yBvmXQ 

PressTV: Nigerians launch nationwide strike dlvr.it/14Cfry

PressTV: #Iran sentences CIA operative to death dlvr.it/14CfxP

cnnbrk: Carbon monoxide leak at Merchant Marine Academy sends 39 to hospital. on.cnn.com/zEpDAV

BBC #Worldnews: Australia in talks over activists bbc.in/x6l0uv

The Associated Press: Police say Colorado bomb that hurt two was in bag with victims' names on it; ex-husband is person of interest. apne.ws/zKqmEr -MM

BBC News (World): Activist Hazare leaves hospital bbc.in/x6s52c

Al Arabiya English: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake is recorded off Solomon islands: USGS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
The Associated Press: North Korea responds angrily to US offer of food aid in return for nuclear disarmament:apne.ws/yXEQCV -VW

PressTV: Bomb attack injures 5 in NW #Pakistan dlvr.it/14YD08

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Mustapha Ahmadi, a university professor, is killed in Tehran bombing

Breaking News: ISNA News Agency: Car exploded near university in northern Tehran; 2 people injured -@Reuters

Al Arabiya English: An explosion shakes a square in northern Tehran: TV #AlArabiya #Iran

Breaking News: Update: India train collision kills 5 in Jharkhand - @BBCNews bbc.in/yOfGJj

Telegraph #worldNews: Three dead, 37 rescued after fire on board South Korean fishing ship tgr.ph/zpnz5U

Breaking News: US resumes drone strikes in Pakistan; 4 suspected militants killed - @ccni bit.ly/whk2re

CNN International: U.S. resumes drone strikes in Pakistan goo.gl/fb/Ihxne

PressTV: OWS protests rage on despite hurdles dlvr.it/14XrTT

Post World News: West Japan Railway president found not guilty of negligence in 2005 crash that killed 107wapo.st/A8DgQi

PressTV: Poverty grips over 50% of UK children dlvr.it/14XVt7

The Economist: Far from improving the quality of justice in Bolivia, Mr Morales’s reforms risk making it worseecon.st/xDzEn8

HuffPostWorld: Peruvian drug czar replaced huff.to/xdIGW5

Al Jazeera English: UN says #Syria has 'stepped up killings' aje.me/xRTTA9

PressTV: Anti-militancy leader killed in #Pakistan dlvr.it/14XQDz #worldnews

Post World News: Sandinista leader Ortega takes oath of office to begin 3rd term as Nicaragua’s presidentwapo.st/zVaBiR

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | The Americas: Colombia: Rebel Overture Rejected nyti.ms/wELY4x

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Europe: Italy: Government Official Quits nyti.ms/zpbMZ7

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Asia: Japan: Cult Member Arrested nyti.ms/ziTcmh

Breaking #worldNews: Blizzard in Alaska closes Seward Highway; snow-to-date mark, 81 inches, is new record -adn

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Asia: Thailand: Compensation Approved for Victims of Political Protestsnyti.ms/yOOGkG

Al Jazeera English: At least half of the deaths in #ElSalvador's capital are gang-related | aje.me/zsAjHg

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Mitt Romney wins New Hampshire Republican primary

Daily Telegraph News: Boko Haram kill eight as Nigerian beer parlour is targeted tgr.ph/wbvzvg

guardian #worldnews: UK labour market shows drop in permanent and temporary jobs gu.com/p/34tb3/tf

PressTV: 10 killed in violence across #Iraq dlvr.it/14Wbpz

BBC #Worldnews: Kodak stock rises 46% on new plan bbc.in/A4Cc9A

Guardian news: Cameron calls for tighter focus from UK's film industry funding gu.com/p/34tf9/tf

Press TV: 'EU jobless rate hits historic high' dlvr.it/14WJD2

NYTimes World: At War Blog: In One Girl’s Story, a Test of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan nyti.ms/yJJHld

nytimes #worldnews: Malnutrition in India Is Widespread, Report Finds nyti.ms/ycDrLG

NYTimes World: Official Vows Fishing Treaty Unity nyti.ms/zNdSaV

BBC News (World): Suspected US drone strike kills at least 3 militants in north-west #Pakistan, security officials say bbc.in/xkLPa3

CNBC: Fannie Mae CEO Mike Williams to Step Down

Post World News: Police: Islamist sect kills 8 at beer parlor in north Nigeria, including 4 police officerswapo.st/yphomq

CNN Breaking News: Dow, S&P 500: highest levels since July. #Dow up 69 points. on.cnn.com/xofV7P

Reuters Top News: Son of Green Bay Packers coach found dead: police reut.rs/yZGliM

Breaking News: Lawyer: Company settles wrongful death cases with families of 29 killed in 20120 West Virginia mine explosion - @AP apne.ws/w7k291

Reuters Top News: Michigan Treasurer says Detroit to run out of money by May reut.rs/xxEX8A

Breaking News: Thousands gather in Washington state to honor slain Mount Rainer ranger Margaret Anderson -@seattletimes bit.ly/wY7eYk

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks close higher in wake of Alcoa, China trade data and dearth of bad Europe newson.mktw.net/y6HjOm

BBC News (World): Court halts Oklahoma Sharia ban bbc.in/wU8o0O

Al Jazeera English: In San #Salvador, between 10 and 15 people are murdered daily | aje.me/zsAjHg

Reuters: Mafia now "Italy's No.1 bank" as crisis bites: report reut.rs/Aa6L1P

Reuters World News: Slow road to recovery in quake-ravaged Haiti reut.rs/wz1Ua2

Al Jazeera English: Sport: Eric Cantona runs for French presidency aje.me/Al9dtT

Telegraph World News: Tsunami warning in Indonesia has now been lifted tgr.ph/w9dhdl

Breaking News: Update: No immediate reports of injuries or damage following Indonesia quake; no sign of tsunami waves - @AP apne.ws/pTPd7G

MarketWatch: Crude oil snaps losing streak and closes atop $102 a barrel on.mktw.net/yTuIRn

Al Arabiya English: France condemns attacks against Arab League observers in Syria: Juppe - AFP

Al Jazeera English: Nigeria fuel-price protest enters second day aje.me/yRDZcp

HuffPostWorld: US forces rescue another 6 Iranian mariners huff.to/zOtbXj

Press TV: Six killed in northern Nigeria attack dlvr.it/14Tgtg

MarketWatch: Gold settles 1.5% higher at $1,631.50 an ounce on.mktw.net/J00Ag

CNN International: Journalists held in Ethiopia seek pardon goo.gl/fb/36rb6

Sky News Newsdesk: Reuters: Indonesian government issues tsunami warning after earthquake off Sumatra

Sky News Newsdesk: U.S. Geological Survey: Magnitude 7.3 earthquake off west coast of northern Sumatra

BBC News (World): Alaska frozen by extreme winter bbc.in/wn1opA

Al Arabiya English: UN Security Council: 400 people killed in Syria since Arab League monitors started a monitoring mission

AJEnglish: Decade after Bush signed its opening & 2 years after Obama called for closure, 171 detainees remain in Guantanamo aje.me/AxyKO8

PressTV: Yemeni protesters demonstrate against the law of immunity pertaining outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh for twitpic.com/85p9sz

Breaking News: Taliban militants storm government building in Afghanistan, killing at least 7 in 6-hour firefight - @latimes lat.ms/yDtQU0

Press TV: Roughly 2,000 Israelis of #Ethiopian origin stage a rally against #racism in the southern #Israeli town of Kiryat twitpic.com/85p9yv

PressTV: 'No sign #Iran preparing to close Hormuz' dlvr.it/14TNKZ 

AJEnglish: Suu Kyi to run for Myanmar parliament aje.me/yXCuPv

AlArabiya_Eng: Jobless Tunisian dies days after self-immolation: hospital

AJEnglish: On the Blog: Ahmadinejad's South America tour aje.me/wQBDo6

PressTV: Bahrain regime forces attack protesters dlvr.it/14P0fJ

BBC #Worldnews: Burma halts power plant in Dawei bbc.in/wkFzqi

MarketWatch: Stocks in Europe rise in early trades, led by banking sector on.mktw.net/zSL3j4

BBC #Worldnews: South African university stampede kills one bbc.in/yajYpb

AlArabiya_Eng: As many as 35 killed and 69 wounded in Pakistan's Khyber region blast goo.gl/fdgjS

AJELive: Click here to watch Syrian President Bashar al Assad live on Al Jazeera: aje.me/ajelive 

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Nigeria braced for more strikes bbc.in/x5Er5N

cnni: Ship leaks more oil off New Zealand goo.gl/fb/jrA1e 

 Al Arabiya English: Suicide bombers storm govt building in Afghanistan, kill two police: ministry

The Associated Press: Bomb rips through market in northwest #Pakistan, killing at least 10 people:apne.ws/fWZEqW - VW

BBC News (World): Australia marks Queensland floods bbc.in/A5zrOd

Press TV: Anti-violence rally held in S Sudan dlvr.it/14Mm3Z

NYTimes World: Chinese Exports Grow, but Imports Show Signs of Weakening nyti.ms/xYUsHT

Post World News: Mexico says it has controlled spill of 1,500 barrels of oil along river leading to Gulfwapo.st/yLmJkU

Al Jazeera English: Video: Peru fire leaves hundreds homeless aje.me/yXn1ua

BBC News (World): US Republicans face first primary bbc.in/wDTXVV

CNN International: Colombian rebels open door for talks goo.gl/fb/yvA5T

BBCWorld: Export growth in China declines bbc.in/x7HkWi #worldnews (I saw the opposite earlier.) ?

guardiannews: Japan to release Australian activists who boarded whaling ship gu.com/p/34hkq/tf 



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
BBC #Worldnews: Vietnam crew killed in ship fire http://bbc.in/ziIUoQ

Al Arabiya English: Asia solar stocks surge on strong demand hopes goo.gl/OK1F3

Al Arabiya English: Second Jordanian dies after setting himself ablaze goo.gl/Uviy9

BBC News (World): Royal Bank of Scotland expected to confirm plans to reduce its investment banking division, affecting up to 4,000 staff bbc.in/w9CLAe

nytimes #worldnews: Iran's Leaders Shut Down Independent Film Group nyti.ms/wnPlOh

BBC Breaking News: British spies will be cleared in a number of cases of alleged complicity in the torture of detainees abroad, BBC learns bbc.in/zBUmMs

BBC News (World): MI5 'cleared' over torture claims bbc.in/w14dZG

cnni: Japan ready to cut oil imports from Iran goo.gl/fb/9uO7l

Reuters Top News: China inflation eases to 15-month low reut.rs/yVt50s

Al Arabiya English: U.S. judge drops #Saudi Binladin Group in Sept. 11 lawsuits goo.gl/FFRpj

BBC News (World): Magnitude 5.7 #earthquake strikes off east coast of #Japan, US Geological Survey reportsbbc.in/zjhFwR

Daily Telegraph News: US set to resume peace talks with the Taliban tgr.ph/y0IbkX

BBC Breaking News: Mississippi judge blocks release of 21 inmates who were granted reprieves, sparking outrage in the US state bbc.in/wJ6ShC

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Africa: Nigeria: 4 Are Killed by Gunmen nyti.ms/zXN4IH

Breaking News Storm: Update: Cyclone Heidi downgraded to category 1 after hitting Western Australia - AAPbit.ly/AyOpYX

PressTV: Spain parliament OKs austerity push dlvr.it/14jbbx

Al Jazeera English: Sex scandal hits Australian military aje.me/zBNjf3

Breaking News Storm: Update: 30-35 homes damaged as possible tornadoes touch down in North Carolina, officials say - @wcnc bit.ly/A2NsjK

NYTimes World: World Briefing | Europe: Czech Republic: Churches to Get Restitution for Seized Propertynyti.ms/wDT79S

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Europe: Germany: Official Killed in Court nyti.ms/xFXuEz

 The Associated Press: Canadian aid to help Haiti relocate 20,000 people from quake camp outside crumbled palace: apne.ws/wjrW93 -CJ

CNN Breaking News: Mississippi judge blocks release of prisoners pardoned by outgoing Gov. Barbouron.cnn.com/yToOgH

Breaking News: Japanese stocks drop in early trade, as euro falls - @MarketWatch bit.ly/w3S8h7

CNNMoney.com: FDA halts orange juice shipments from all over the world to test for fungicidecnnmon.ie/AdEJOI

BBC #Worldnews: Cyclone Heidi hits west Australia bbc.in/zx08eR

BBC #Worldnews: JP Morgan kicks off bank earnings bbc.in/zx5juT

The Associated Press: Former U.S. soldier ordered held on charges that he tried to join terrorist group in Somalia: apne.ws/ACyu2J -CJ

Press TV: OWS replants flag at Zuccotti Park dlvr.it/14hc5l

Breaking News: US Marines to investigate video allegedly showing soldiers urinating on deceased Taliban fighters - Air Force Times bit.ly/xQkcve

Reuters Top News:  Memo that triggered a U.S. investigation into possible cyber-attack by Indian military intelligence likely fake: reut.rs/xsnEQW

CNN Breaking News: Arrests in 17 states for making, selling fake Social Security cards, birth certificateson.cnn.com/zJbwT6

Press TV: The Russian government has announced it will not join proposed US and European sanctions against Iran's oil... fb.me/1EaRBslDw

Reuters Top News: Analysis: Israel uses risky "hits" in deadly shadow war reut.rs/wYuslU

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Clashes over Manila slum demolition bbc.in/yVteaq

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks recover most of day's losses by the close; S&P 500 stalled at five-month highson.mktw.net/waQFuO

MarketWatch: U.S. stock indexes mounting late rally in bid to post Wednesday gains on.mktw.net/w5vEZ7

PressTV: 'Militants kill 14 #Pakistani troops' dlvr.it/14gXvv

MarketWatch: U.S. sells 10-year debt at lowest-ever yield on.mktw.net/A41H5S

Reuters: Arab League will delay sending more monitors to Syria after this week's attack on an observer team, league official says

PressTV: presstv.com #Kuwaiti #protesters take part in a #demonstration outside the #US #embassy in#Kuwait twitpic.com/862kir

PressTV: Strong quake jolts northern #Iran dlvr.it/14fkwc

AJEnglish: Feature: Malaria kills nearly 3k children each day, but a new vaccine could make things betteraje.me/z0DmKz @MeeraDalal

MarketWatch: Gold up $8.10, or 0.5%, to close at $1,639.60 on.mktw.net/wGlaqO

Breaking #worldNews: Gunmen ambush security patrol in SW Pakistan, killing 14 soldiers, govt says - AP

cnnbrk: 100% of NH precincts in: Romney 39%, Paul 23%, Huntsman 17%, Gingrich 10%, Santorum 10%, Perry 1% #CNNElections on.cnn.com/zYpOsM

MarketWatch: Sears shares jump 10% to rank as S&P's top performer on.mktw.net/zYGhlK

NYTimes World: New Prime Minister Surprises Moroccans With Support for Abortion nyti.ms/zGsf8V

Al Jazeera English: Kandahar police chief survives suicide attack aje.me/wuG8en

PressTV: Turkish commander fired over air raid dlvr.it/14fKmP

HuffPostWorld: Drug violence in Mexico killed more than 47,000 people since December 2006 huff.to/y5CX1W

BBC News (World): State curfew after Nigeria riot bbc.in/xISkw2

Al Arabiya English: Syrian Revolution General Commission: 27 killed by security force gunfire across Syria today

Breaking News: Homicide drops off US list of top causes of death for the 1st time in 45 years, government health officials say - @AP apne.ws/y9mVHP

MarketWatch: Energy stocks have cooled off; $CVX has dropped 1.3%, $COG down 7%, $SWN fell 6.8%on.mktw.net/zrFaaO

BBC News (World):  'Rubbish fines' for India evaders bbc.in/yPiPoU

BBC #Worldnews: Mexican murder rate rise 'slows' bbc.in/ylcyh2

CNN International: Report clears Rwanda rebels of attack goo.gl/fb/I5QQT

Reuters: Euro nears 16-month low on debt fears, global stocks fall reut.rs/wSxUUz

Post #WorldNews: Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty to killing 21-year-old Peruvian woman wapo.st/ynbcgV

cnnbrk: 13,000 killed in #Mexico drug violence in first 9 months of 2011, attorney general says.on.cnn.com/zv2OG0

BBC #Worldnews: State prosecutor dies after being shot by defendant in courtroom in Dachau, Germanybbc.in/yATDiT

MarketWatch: MW Radio: Coors Light passes Bud to become U.S.'s No. 2 beer on.mktw.net/xpBfJR

PressTV: Jewish settlers torch Palestinian cars dlvr.it/14d10t

Guardian World: India's children reap the bitter harvest of endosulfan pesticide gu.com/p/34tyt/tw

MarketWatch: Urban Outfitters shares plummet 20% as CEO exits on.mktw.net/w0oldD

Breaking News: More: At least 8 people killed, 25 wounded in attack which killed western journalist in Homs, Syria's Addounia TV reports - @Reuters

BBC #Worldnews: Couple found dead in Birmingham bbc.in/ycqPMa

Breaking #worldNews: Pakistan prime minister sacks defense secretary - Reuters

BBC News (World) :BBC wins prisoner interview bid bbc.in/ybnK9p

MarketWatch: Crude-oil futures decline nearly 1%; dollar moves higher against euro on.mktw.net/zpDQgi

guardian #worldnews: FBI files describe Wu-Tang Clan as a criminal organisation "co-ordinating drug-deals & homicides" bit.ly/z0q1l8

MarketWatch: Dow industrials fall 50 points as U.S. stocks open lower Wednesday on.mktw.net/Ag8ig4

Telegraph #worldNews: 'Mass suicide' protest at China Foxconn factory telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews…

Telegraph #worldNews: GALLERY: Record snowfall in the Alps: latest pictures telegraph.co.uk/travel/picture…

Breaking #worldNews: Twinkies maker Hostess Brands files for bankruptcy protection to deal with high labor costs - AP

PressTV: presstv.com #Syrian #President Bashar al-Assad waves at #supporters during a #public appearance in twitpic.com/85zwnw

BBC: 5 police officers go on trial in Bahrain over death in custody of blogger during last year's antigovernment unrest bbc.in/AtBhfK

AlArabiya_Eng: Cyprus releases a Russian Syria-bound ammunition ship goo.gl/ZdSgX

AlArabiya_Eng: Syrian Revolution General Commission: 11 people killed by security force gunfire across Syria today

Breaking #worldNews: Ford recalling 450,426 vehicles to fix defects that can cause fire or loss of power - CNBC's @Lebeaucarnews

BBCDomC: High Court rules that Justice Secretary Ken Clarke was wrong to stop the BBC filming a terrorism suspect held for 7 years w/o trial

BBC #Worldnews: Two journalists killed when a shell exploded while they were covering a rally in Homs, #Syriabbc.in/xxrYPI

PressTV: Police arrest Greek radio occupiers dlvr.it/14YpGM

guardian #worldnews: Another Iranian nuclear scientist killed in Tehran bomb explosion gu.com/p/34tgt/tw

MarketWatch: German economy expands 3% in 2011 on.mktw.net/yPjFYZ

cnni: Mosque defaced in West Bank goo.gl/fb/ZgcQn

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Rains trigger deadly Brazil landslide bbc.in/AkjUJO

AJEnglish: Occupy protesters return to New York park aje.me/zzUpBj 

AlArabiya_Eng: #Qaeda claims responsibility for Iraqi parliament blast, saying it targeted prime ministergoo.gl/VxYYk

guardian #worldnews: Fire aboard ship off Antarctica kills three fishermen gu.com/p/34th4/tf

Reuters: Arab monitor quits Syria mission in disgust reut.rs/w7ZbZn

PressTV: Casualties feared in S #Afghanistan blast dlvr.it/14Zl00

AJEnglish: President Bashar al Assad addresses a mass rally in #Syria's capital Damascus - watch live on Al Jazeera: aje.me/ajelive

BBCBreaking: UK roadside restaurant chain Little Chef to close 67 of its 161 sites, resulting in loss of 500 - 600 jobs bbc.in/z5WLck

cnni: Yemen attack kills officer, wounds 7 goo.gl/fb/gqXwH

BBC #Worldnews: Uganda shops shut in bank protest bbc.in/xDI4qd

BBC Breaking News: EDF Energy to cut gas prices in UK by 5% from 7 February, due to fall in wholesale gas price. bbc.in/yGn3ZW

Breaking News: More: State-run news agency reports Iranian professor was a department supervisor at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility - Reuters

CNN International: Cyclone barrels toward Australia goo.gl/fb/5PiFn

PressTV: #Israel shells southern #Lebanon in drill dlvr.it/14YPhR

AJELive: Media reports say #Cyprus has intercepted #ammunition cargo headed for #Syria aje.me/kSZ2wl

Telegraph #worldNews: Three shot dead in attack on Christian village in Nigeria tgr.ph/yPsCbj

AJEnglish: Rwandan president cleared over crash deaths aje.me/zmT2vz

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