Saturday, April 14, 2012

Chapter 11: Covering from the 10th-14th of April 2012


PressTV: US-led soldier killed in S#Afghanistan
Press TV: Nobel academy rejects#Israeli plea

Post World News: 8 cab drivers slain in northern Mexico; police probe ex-taxi driver fired for selling drugs

Al Arabiya English: Update: Fresh shots from #Syria hit #Turkish camp

MarketWatch: Anonymous: Who are they? What do they do? Read about it here

CNN International: Korean Air jet lands after threat

Al Arabiya English: At least 124 people killed in 48 hours of fighting between #Yemeni army and #Qaeda militants

AP: Philippine government its largest warship is engaged in a standoff with China vessels at disputed shoal

MarketWatch: Hong Kong shares tumble in early trade after global sell-off; Hang Seng Index drops 1.4%

BreakingNews: Philippine ex-President Arroyo, husband plead not guilty to corruption charges in 2nd case - @AP

BBC News (World): Japan stocks fall for seventh day

Reuters: Tennessee law allows creationism theory in classrooms

MarketWatch: Japanese shares slide in early trading; Nikkei Average down 1.4%

Reuters Top News: Carlyle prepares to launch IPO next week

PressTV: 'Saudi pipeline blown up in#Yemen'

BBC News (World): Nearly half Brazilians overweight

Breaking News: South Koreans begin voting in closely-contested parliamentary election - @BBCNews

guardiannews: People trafficking investigation leads to six arrests in Leicester

Al Arabiya English: #Iran claims arrest of #Israel-linked ‘terror and sabotage’ group

WSJ: China is facing its biggest political crisis since Tiananmen Square with social media censors battling the deluge

Reuters: As weather gets biblical, insurers go missing

MarketWatch: According to the Greek government nearly all Greek bondholders have agreed to restructure their agreements

BBCWorld: Bolivia 'axes Amazon road deal'

AP: A 10-year-old from Colombia is among the youngest girls on record to give birth; both she& baby in good health: -MS

BBC News (World): Oil battles along Sudan borders

Reuters US News: Arizona House approves bill to ban late-term abortions

MarketWatch: Shares of Shutterfly fell 4% to $27.06 after yesterday's announcement of the Facebook-Instagram deal

Post World News: Malawi: New president announces probe into activist’s death, fires information minister

BreakingNews: Dow Jones industrial average falls 200 points as stocks extend worst slump of the year - @AP
TelegraphWorld: Rick Santorum to pull out of #US2012 #GOP2012 #Republican race. Will he endorse Mitt Romney?

AJEnglish: Peru rebels kidnap gas workers

MarketWatch: Gold settles 1% higher at $1,660.70 an ounce

CNN Breaking News: Brush fires raging in at least four states across the Northeast.

MarketWatch: Treasury sold $32 billion in 3-year notes, at a yield of 0.427%

Reuters: S&P 500 falls below support level with earnings ahead

BBC News (World): South Koreans vote in tight race

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Pakistanis flee Khyber clashes

wsjworld: Iraqi Vice President Arrives in Turkey

BBCWorld: German exports rise in February

PostWorldNews: Pentagon to fast-track cyberweapons acquisition

AJELive: Second suicide bombing in #Afghanistan on Tuesday kills 8 police officers in #Helmand province.

TelegraphWorld: Fake police academy exposed in China

Reuters: Turkish foreign minister cuts short China trip over Syria

AP: Court stops Philippine mall from cutting nearly 200 downtown trees amid public outcry: -CJ

PressTV: Greek dockworkers on anti-cuts strike

PressTV: Turkey blast kills 1 soldier, injures 6

PressTV: Nine killed in#Pakistan violent attacks

BreakingNews: Update: Death toll in Nigeria car-bombing rises to 41 - @AP

AP: Transgender women will be allowed to participate in the Miss Universe beauty pageant next year, officials say

BBCGavinHewitt: Brutal day on markets for Italy and Spain. Stocks plummet in Milan & Spanish bond yields near 6 per c. Eurozone crisis back

SkyNewsBreak: Xinhua: Wife of Chinese Communist party official named as suspect in murder of British businessman Neil Heywood

TelegraphWorld: 150,000 inmates 'languishing in North Korea gulag'

BBCBreaking: #Syria's FM Walid Muallem says the government has begun withdrawing military units from some provinces

cnni: N. Korea says rocket nearly ready

PressTV: Pakistani religious students of Muttahida Talba Mahaz, set fire to a US flag during a protest rally in Karachi

BBCWorld: #Sony forecasts annual loss of $6.4bn,

AlArabiya_Eng: Syrian army helicopter pounds the village of Nahlya in Idlib: Sham News Network

AlArabiya_Eng: Syrian Revolution Council reports airstrikes in Deraa province #Syria.

BreakingNews: The full ECHR ruling over extradition of Abu Hamza, Babar Ahmad & others can be found here - ECHR Portal

PostWorldNews: Syria appears not to comply with U.N. deadline for withdrawing troops from urban areas

AP: Washington state middle school students stop bus, give driver CPR after apparent heart attack: -CJ

AlArabiya_Eng: Al-Qaeda gunmen kill eight Yemeni soldiers in latest string of attacks

The Associated Press: BREAKING: China says ousted leader Bo Xilai has been suspended from key Communist Party posts -AB

WSJ: Apple's market cap briefly pierced the $600 billion level today. It is the 2nd company ever to break this level.

TelegraphWorld: Iceland volcano: and you thought the last eruption was bad...

BBCWorld: Meet the survivors of #Uganda's LRA rebel insurgency #Kony

AP: U.S. employers post slightly more job openings and step up overall hiring in February: -AB

AP: Syria claims it has begun pulling back troops, even as activists report new attacks on towns: -CJ

BBCWorld: European stock markets slip on growth fears

PressTV: Israel gears up to confront flytilla

Reuters: Iran can withstand several years oil blockade: Ahmadinejad

AJEnglish: Video: Freedom eludes Colombia civilian hostages

cnnbrk: European court rules 5 terror suspects can be extradited to United States.

nytimesworld: Detained Party Official Facing Ouster From Politburo

AP: Thirteen-year-old Spanish royal grandson shoots himself in foot: -AB

AP: AP VIDEO: Students in Washington stopped a school bus after officials say the driver lost consciousness: -AB

BBCWorld: Marlins baseball team suspends manager Ozzie Guillen for5games for praising #Cuba's ex-President Fidel Castro

PostWorldNews: Jungle bomb planted by suspected Muslim militants wounds 22 Filipino troops, 5 critical

SkyNewsBreak: AP: Syrian opposition says 1,000 people have been killed by regime in past 8 days

WSJ: Harvard admitted a record-low 5.9% of applicants. Princeton accepted a record low 7.86% of applicants. VIDEO

guardiannews: Zimbabwe regime dismisses Mugabe deathbed reports

SkyNewsBreak: 18-year-old woman has died after falling from 17th floor of a flat as police raided address in Woolwich, south east London

New York Times World: Advocate for Rights Given Prison Term in China

WSJ: Thanks to a law against lying, a whale-loving marine bioligist is facing a potential 20-year prison sentence VIDEO

BreakingNews: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigns; in release, company says it was 'mutual agreement' - @SAI

AlArabiya_Eng: #Syria rebels to resume attacks if regime stalls on pullout: spokesman

PressTV: Tehran has cut oil supply to Spain after stopping crude export to Greece as part of its countersanctions

cnni: Court: Terror suspects can go to U.S.

Reuters: Kuwaiti writer gets 7 years for sectarian tweets

PressTV: Thousands of #Papua New Guineans #protest against the government's plan to delay national elections

PressTV: LA protesters rally for Trayvon Martin

BBCBreaking: #Egypt's constitutional assembly suspended by court

PressTV: Syria: Damascus has withdrawn forces

MarketWatch: Crude-oil futures drop below $102 a barrel

AlArabiya: Video: Dozens of Boko Haram in Mali's rebel-seized Gao: sources

AJELive: Shelling, mortars mark #Syria deadline day | Amateur footage purports to show heavy shelling in #Homs

cnni: Kidnapped diplomat 'freed' in Venezuela

PressTV: 8 Afghan police killed in Helmand attack

AJELive: New psychiatric examination finds #Norway killer #Breivik not to be criminally insane | Full story:

Al Jazeera English: Brazil complains to US about monetary policy

New York Times World: Violence in Syria Ahead of Cease-Fire

MarketWatch: Europe stocks reopen with sharp losses after Easter break; banks tumble

Reuters Top News: At least 6 suspected militants said killed in Russia

PressTV: Bahrain forces attack Khawaja supporters

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Uganda's 'recovery' from violence

Breaking News: North Korean space official:all preparations for satellite launch completed - @AP

AlArabiya_Eng: Ceasefire in #Syria comes into effect despite skepticism

wsjworld: Chavez Returning to Venezuela

The Associated Press: Connecticut legislature approves repeal of death penalty, becoming 17th state to end capital punishment: -JM

Breaking News: Kyodo reports that North Korea shows no signs of rocket launch on 1st day of 5-day window

BBC News (World): Hail kills three in China storms

AJEnglish: Bolivia's Morales 'to annul' road contract

MarketWatch: Hong Kong shares mildly higher in early trade; Hang Seng Index rises 0.2% to 20,176.21

Reuters: Florida shooter Zimmerman transferred to jail: sheriff

Reuters Top News: Cybersecurity community says Apple was slow to deal with malware which may have infected up to 600,000 Mac computers

HuffPostWorld: New details emerge on covert war against Iran

BBC News (World): Uzbekistan's secretly sterilised women

MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average up 0.3% in early trading; tech firms, autos climb

Post World News: UN marks 18th anniversary of Rwanda genocide, hears calls for capture of fugitive killers

WSJ World News: Sarkozy Introduces Antiterrorism Bill

Reuters Top News: Female Afghan commandos break down barriers

PressTV: Oil prices hike as #Iran halts exports

AJELive: Activists this evening staged a sit-in and a flash mob at a mall in Damascus, #Syria's capital. 4 were briefly detained

BBC News (World): Ecuador film mirrors drugs dilemma

PressTV: Kidnapped Costa Rican diplomat freed

Breaking News: More: Defense attorney says Zimmerman to plead not guilty to murder in Trayvon Martin shooting - @AP

Reuters Top News: USGS: 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes the coast of Mexico -

Post World News: Peruvian authorities search for 40 kidnapped workers while rebels demand ransom

The Economist: At last east Africa is beginning to realise its energy potential. But the arrival of energy wealth comes with risks

Breaking News: Report: US official tells @ABC that North Korea missile launch expected in next 24 to 48 hours

PressTV: Israeli soldiers have arrested 2 Palestinian & 2 Italian activists in a southern West Bank city

Reuters: George Zimmerman is in custody in case of #Trayvon Martin shooting, NBC News, CNN say

MarketWatch:: $GOOG will report first-quarter earnings tomorrow; Wall Street is expecting substantial profit and sales gains

PressTV: Israel military nabs activists in WB

MarketWatch: Wednesday's biggest gaining and declining stocks: $AA $FSLR $CSC

PostWorldNews: Ex-FBI official sworn in as new Puerto Rico police chief as island wrestles with high crime

MarketWatch: Treasury estimates that the US deficit will be $1.3 trillion in 2012, 4th straight year above $1 trillion

PressTV: Al-Khawaja health concerns Danish envoy

BreakingNews: 2 US soldiers killed, 2 others wounded in helicopter crash south of Morocco, US embassy spokesperson says - @Reuters

BBCWorld: Inside North Korea's space centre

PostWorldNews: Congolese president calls for arrest of warlord Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by ICC

AlArabiya_Eng: 57 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Local Coordinating Committees

TelegraphWorld: Trapped Peru miners rescued after six days underground

BreakingNews: US stocks bounce back after 5-day slide; Dow, S&P, Nasdaq all gain 0.7% - @WSJ

Reuters Top News: One injured in GM battery lab explosion

Post World News: Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar’s president before joining parliament

MarketWatch: After outperforming the S&P 500 from 2009 to 2011, the easy money has been made in the department-store sector

WSJ World News: Kabila Seeks Arrest of Wanted Congolese General

HuffPostWorld: U.S. military helicopter reportedly crashes in southern Morocco

PressTV: Egyptian protesters set fire to ministry

AJEnglish: Video: Dark side of Pakistan's bangle industry

MarketWatch: The NHL playoffs start today: For the first time, every game will be shown live on national television

AJEnglish: Video: Spanish village grows drugs to pay $1.7m debt

AP: BREAKING: Sudan says troops from rival South Sudan have captured the oil-rich border town of Heglig.

SkyNewsBreak: Washington Post: Florida special prosecutor to announce George Zimmerman will be charged over death of Trayvon Martin

BBCWorld: Congo seeks 'Terminator' arrest

Al Arabiya English: At least 72 killed as fighting against Qaeda enters its third day in southern #Yemen

Post World News: Mideast peacemakers seek new Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

AJEnglish: Sunni mobs 'attack Shia villages in Bahrain'

Al Jazeera English: Syria says it will comply with truce deadline

AJELive: #Tsunami Live Blog - #Kenya lifts tsunami warning |

AJELive: #Tanzania says it expects waves of up to 1.5 metres to hit coastline between 1600 GMT & 1800 GMT |

AJELive: Protesters block road in #Egypt's #Salloum after clashes |

MarketWatch: Treasury sells $21 billion in 10-year debt at 2.043%

Al Arabiya English: Tunisian opposition slams government for crackdown, #Ennahda chief refutes allegations #Tunisia

Reuters: Afghan elite raiders say they are U.S. equals

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: #Algeria's first president Ahmed Benbella has died, an Algerian official confirms.

MarketWatch: European stocks rally as banks rise and bond yields ease in Italy and Spain

WSJ World News: South Korea Ruling Party Appears Set for Surprise Win

WSJ: 100 years ago Sunday, the 'unsinkable' ship #Titanic went down in the Atlantic. Photos from the aftermath:
Reuters Top News: Intellectual property supports 40 million jobs: Government

BBC News (World): US judge fines drugs giant $1.1bn

The Associated Press: Japan's 9.0 quake was 4 times stronger than Indonesia's 8.6 quake today. Other reasons why no tsunami happened:

wsjworld: Spain Stands By Austerity

PressTV: Sudan halts negotiations with South

PressTV: Tsunami cancelled after Indonesia quake

Reuters Top News: Syrian Army begins shelling town of Rastan - Rastan resident activist

BBCWorld: Waves from possible #tsunami forecast to reach Banda Aceh at 09:30 GMT, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says

Wall Street Journal: The DOJ sued Apple and five big publishers, alleging they conspired to limit competition for e-book pricing. Full story

AP: Fugitive Iraq vice president says 2 more of his bodyguards have died under government torture: -CJ

PressTV: 27 Moroccan inmates on hunger strike

AP: BREAKING: Syria says it will stop military action Thursday but reserves right to respond to aggression: -AB

ReutersUS: Nine suspected illegal immigrants killed in Texas crash

BreakingNews: Update: Indonesia disaster mitigation agency says earthquake aftershock of 6.5 in Aceh - @Reuters

TelegraphWorld: Blog: The real race begins: Romney v Obama

BBCBreaking: Tsunami less likely because earthquake off Indonesia moved horizontally not vertically: USGS spokesman

PressTV: Pakistani traders protest against the increase in petrol prices during a demonstration in Islamabad

Guardian news: Peru rescues trapped miners

BBCWorld: Video: #Earthquake triggers panic in Indonesia

AJELive: The #Thai national disaster prevention centre issues #tsunami warning in six provinces |

BBCBreaking: Man, 34, jailed for 11-and-a-half years over fire that destroyed Croydon furniture store in England riots

PostWorldNews: Tens of thousands of protesters clash with riot police in Chinese city over economic issues

guardiannews: Japanese court upholds life sentence for LindsayHawker's killer

PressTV: Somali clashes leave at least 30 dead

PressTV: Funeral held for 33 Syrian soldiers

PostWorldNews: Bahamas PM calls general elections for May 7; ruling party seeks 2nd consecutive term

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Airstrikes and artillery fire on Sudan-South Sudan border

wsjworld: The Battle for Argentina's Oil

AJEnglish: North Korea warned against launching rocket

AlArabiya: #U.S. billionaire launches $4 billion #Macau casino-resort #China

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Syrian security forces heavily shell Homs

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Mubarak al-Mahdi, a leader in the Sudanese Al Umah Party, arrested: Al Arabiya sources

AP: Police say they have detained nine people accused of setting fire to the U.S. Embassy in Serbia in 2008: -CJ

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Fresh shots from Syria hit a refugee camp in Turkey, again

Reuters: Analysis: Investors run scared of Spain's battered banks

AJELive: About 200 Syrians arrived at the Kilis refugee camp in Turkey on Tuesday

PressTV: Cases of church child abuse rise in#US

AP: Roadside bombings have killed a local Afghan government official and a NATO service member: -CJ

cnni: Spain and EU reject talk of bailout

cnni: Naval standoff in South China Sea

guardiannews: Turkish man accused of murdering Northern Ireland women due in court

wsjworld: U.K. Retail Sales Rise

BBCBreaking: Kim Jong-un named "first secretary" of the Workers Party;& Kim Jong-il "eternal general secretary" #NKorea

ReutersIndia: Flash: #Tremors from Indonesia #quake felt in Singapore, Thailand and southern India - Reuters witnesses

MarketWatch: Magnitude 8.7 earthquake hits north of Sumatra; Indonesia issues tsunami warning: reports

BreakingNews: India issues tsunami warning for Andaman Islands and eastern coast after Indonesia quake - @Reuters

PostWorldNews: Argentine mother finds baby alive after infant spent 12 hours in hospital morgue

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Kofi Annan says he received confirmation from Syria to ceasefire


PressTV: '#Iran will not renounce N-rights'

New York Times World: World Briefing | Asia: India: Rebels Release Italian Hostage

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: South Sudan: Border Tensions Increase

Post World News: Vietnam cop filmed hanging from bus windshield wipers as rogue driver tries to escape ticket

Breaking News: Update: San Francisco airport seeing major delays, has not suspended operations; Oakland Airport has resumed operations - @nbcbayarea

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Ukraine: Opposition Figure Sentenced

wsjworld: China Web Suffers Temporary Blackout

nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Ecuador: Failing Universities to Close

AJELive: Three people killed in #Faryab province protest in northern #Afghanistan |

Post World News: Brazil’s supreme court decriminalizes abortions in cases where fetuses develop without brains

The Associated Press: Newark Mayor Cory Booker rescues neighbor from fire, taken to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation: -RAS

The Associated Press: Police say three people have been killed at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in northeast Ohio, including suspect: -RAS

Post World News: Leader of third force in Australian politics announces resignation from Senate after 16 years

Post World News: Peru police officer killed in attack on helicopter during search for hostages held by rebels

nytimesworld: Vaccinations Begin in a Cholera-Ravaged Haiti

MarketWatch: China Q1 GDP cools to 8.1%, below economist expectations

nytimesworld: Pakistan Demands an End to C.I.A. Drone Strikes

BBCWorld: Burma law promises censorship end

Reuters: Japan says may consider economic sanctions on North Korea

PressTV: Regime forces attack#Bahrain protesters

The Associated Press: BREAKING: US official: North Korea rocket launch halts planned US food aid.

AlArabiya_Eng: Saudi defense minister meets #Obama, stresses strategic ties

MarketWatch: Hong Kong shares soar in early trade after Wall Street rally; Hang Seng Index up 1.6%

Al Arabiya English: Sarkozy, #Obama call on Iran to hold ‘serious’ nuclear talks at Istanbul meeting

The Associated Press: BREAKING: NORAD says first stage of North Korean missile fell into the sea; two other stages failed

Press TV: 2 Turkish soldiers killed in PKK clashes

guardiannews: Teenagers arrested over anti-terrorist hotline hacking

Post World News: Suu Kyi party may not take seats if lawmakers’ oath with ‘undemocratic’ aspects not changed

Al Arabiya English: #Lehman plans $22.5 billion payout to creditors

Wall Street Journal: IMF's Lagarde: there is still a "high degree of instability" in the world economy. Watch The Big Interview: VIDEO

Reuters Top News: North Korean rocket appears to have fallen into Yellow Sea off western coast of Korean peninsula

MarketWatch: Japanese stocks climb early; Nikkei Average up 0.9%

BBC News (World): Lung cancer cases rise in women

Reuters Top News: Florida executes serial killer who murdered six women

CNN Breaking News: N. Korean rocket failed to get outside Earth's atmosphere, U.S. official says

The Associated Press: ‏MORE: This is third attempt by Pyongyang to send a satellite into space since 1998: -MS

Breaking News: More: US officials say it appears North Korea rocket broke up soon after launch - @cnnbrk

Reuters Top News: North Korea rocket is believed to have crashed into sea - @ABC News citing U.S. officials, watch for updates

Breaking News: US officials tell @ABC, @CNN, @AP it appears North Korea rocket 'may have failed'

Reuters Top News: Rocket launch took place at 7:39 local time - South Korea Defense Ministry, watch for updates

Al Jazeera English: Police find stolen Cezanne painting in Serbia

MarketWatch: Citigroup has hired 300 veterans so far in 2012 and plans to bring on more than 1,000 in North America via @FINSider

Post World News: Anti-violence video showing children as thieves and kidnappers stirs storm in Mexico

Wall Street Journal: ... Best Buy investigation includes alleged relationship with female subordinate, sources say.

Reuters Top News: BofA launches second round of bulk sales of foreclosed homes - @MattGoldstein26 and @jennablan $BAC

MarketWatch: Adobe is going to buy back $2 billion in shares by the end of fiscal year 2015 $ADBE

Reuters Top News: Two Coast Guard members shot dead at Alaska air base

WSJ World News: Euro-Zone Data Point to Recession

Press TV:‏ Pakistan approves guidelines for#US ties

BBC News (World): Peru rules out rebel negotiations

Telegraph World News: Egypt passes legislation banning Mubarak officials from running as president

Al Jazeera English: Thaksin says he plans to return to Thailand

BBC News (World): Google splits stock as sales jump

Breaking News: Report: Guinea-Bissau military takes over ruling party headquarters, national radio - @AFP

MarketWatch: J.B. Hunt reported first-quarter profit of $67.7 million, $JBHT shares are up 25% over the past 12 months

Sky News Newsdesk: Google inc posts first-quarter profits up 24%, year-on-year

Wall Street Journal: Google to create new class of non-voting stock. $GOOG

Reuters: Google reports Q1 profit of $2.89 billion

Reuters Top News: Google announces stock dividend $GOOG

Guardian news: Mothercare to close 111 UK stores but expand overseas

MarketWatch: Dow closes up 181 points in its second best day of the year

MarketWatch: Google profit soars; company to create new class of nonvoting shares

CBSSF: Sheriff's Deputy attempting to deliver an eviction notice is among 2 dead in Modesto shooting, standoff:

The Associated Press: MORE: Officials say it's unclear if the deaths at the Coast Guard station are a double homicide or a murder-suicide:

Reuters Top News: Goldman to pay $22 million to settle "huddles" case

Post World News: Italian party expels official in funds scandal that triggered resignation of Berlusconi’s ally

Breaking News: US Coast Guard says 2 dead in shooting at station on Alaska's Kodiak Island - @AP

Wall Street Journal: Tickets to European destinations from the U.S. are, on average, up 11% this year. Airfare to Paris is up 22%.

Post World News: PHOTOS: Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi harvest festival.

BBC News (World): Pakistan 'to reopen' Nato routes

cnni: Pakistan agrees to re-engage with U.S.

PressTV: Khawaja enters day 64 of hunger strike

Press TV: Bomb kills five in north#Afghanistan

Post World News: Mubarak’s ex-VP says he seeks presidency to prevent Egypt from becoming ‘religious state’

Al Arabiya English: UPDATE: U.N.-brokered ceasefire in #Syria not fully implemented: Kofi Annan

PressTV: FDA to cut antibiotics in animal food

cnni: Mali restores civilian rule after coup

WSJ: At around 11 a.m. local time Thursday, China's Internet suddenly began behaving very strangely

BreakingNews: California Supreme Court rules that company managers do not have to ensure workers take meal breaks - @AP

PostWorldNews: 3 killed as Yemeni tribesmen clash with al-Qaida fighters in fresh fighting in country's south

PressTV: A #firefighter helps battle a brush fire in the #Meadowlands near #Metlife #Stadium

PostWorldNews: Danish warship rescues 12 hostages, arrests 16 pirates off Somali coast

PressTV: Pakistani fighter jets kill 8 militants

MarketWatch: Gold ends 1.2% higher at $1,680.60 an ounce, buoyed by a lower dollar and dovish Fed talk

WSJ: Louisiana's new school-choice program gives parents more control over the use of tax dollars to educate their kids

BBCWorld: Egypt law vote blocks candidate

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: 37 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Local Coordinating Committees

BBC News (World): UN says deployment of small observer team to #Syria planned within 48 hours to test water for full mission Details soon

Breaking News: All clear issued at World Financial Center in Manhattan; officials determine suspicious package is a novelty grenade - @NBCNews

Press TV: 'US brutally suppresses protesters'

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: 18 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Syrian Revolution General Commission

Al Jazeera English: Find out how the act of a man labelled #America's first domestic #terrorist inspired 3 very persistent protesters |

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Syrian army forces fire on protesters outside the parliament in Damascus: Local Coordinating Committees #Syria

Reuters Top News: 2 World Financial Center being evacuated due to suspicious package - NYPD spokesman Paul Browne

Post World News: Putin says government will spend $1 billion this year on new space launch pad

Wall Street Journal: $3,418: The average monthly rent for a Manhattan apartments -- an all-time high.

PressTV: '#Iran to up gas exports via new pipeline' At least 8 militants reported killed in Yemen violence

Reuters Top News: Trayvon Martin shooter faces court hearing

Reuters Top News: Massachusetts man convicted of aiding al Qaeda to be sentenced

BBC News (World): US government agrees to pay more than $1bn compensation to 41 Native American tribes

cnni: UAE to recall Iran ambassador

CNN Breaking News: Protesters taking to streets amid Syria's fragile truce.

nytimesworld: In Myanmar, Stumbling Blocks in a Booming Economy

Breaking News: 'Underwear bomber' Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab moved to Supermax prison in Colorado - @detnews

MarketWatch: Nasdaq up more than 1%, Dow extends gains to triple digits

Reuters: Big banks face $638 billion shortfall on new rules: BIS

Reuters Top News: Gulf of Mexico oil sheen triggers spill response

The Economist: A fake book by a nonexistent author is selling on Amazon to customers who think they are buying the real thing

AJELive: CA Police condemned over student pepper-spraying

BBCWorld: VIDEO: African elephant poaching 'rising'

BBCWorld: India rioters sentenced to life

MarketWatch: Stocks in Europe start the day with modest gains

cnni: North Korea's hungry get hungrier

PostWorldNews: Minivan rams into pedestrians in Japanese city of Kyoto; 13 people injured, some critically

PressTV: Two Afghans killed in anti-US rally

BreakingNews: 30-year fixed-rate mortgage average in US falls to near-record low of 3.88% - @MarketWatch

AJELive: Five-day window period opens as #NorthKorea readies for #rocket launch |

AlArabiya_Eng: Unusual hail, heavy rain, snow hit southern #Saudi

PressTV: NATO copter makes emergency landing

HuffPostWorld: Mother's miraculous morgue moment

WSJ: Chinese authorities now call Briton's death an "intentional homicide" after his family was told a heart attack

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: At least 72 killed as fighting against Qaeda enters its 3rd day in southern Yemen #worldnews

PressTV: Pakistan's Supreme Court has received a petition to prohibit an extension plan for the US embassy

MarketWatch: Portuguese bank shares sink as Banco Espirito says it will issue new shares

PostWorldNews: Surveying minimal damage from twin quakes, Indonesians can't believe their luck.

TheEconomist: 2 days after Mr Mutharika's death, Joyce Banda, Malawi's 1st female president, is off to a good start

BBCBreaking: Magnitude 6.9 #earthquake strikes off #Mexico's Pacific coast, US Geological Survey says

cnni: Earthquakes shake Gulf of California

AP: Power lunch? Calif. Supreme Court to decide if company managers must order workers to take meal breaks: -JM

guardiannews: Mexico hit by two strong earthquakes

AJEnglish: Video: Refugee exodus in northern Mali

HuffPostWorld: Violence spikes in Bahrain

PressTV: #Iran arrests 15 over Sunni cleric murder

MarketWatch: Borrowing costs rise as Italy sells 3-year bond: reports

AJEnglish: Sony to shed 10,000 worldwide jobs

PressTV: US soldiers kill Afghan civilian

TelegraphWorld: KFC apologises for Thailand earthquake and tsunami promotion

SkyNewsBreak: Syrian state media: Government says "terrorists" escalating attacks to destabilise Syria and sabotage ceasefire (Reuters)

TelegraphWorld: Blog by @pmdfoster: The Guantanamo war crimes tribunal is worse than a Bush-era horror show

Reuters: WTO sees trade growth falling to 3.7 percent in 2012

PressTV: Sudan warplanes hit major town in South

BBCWorld: JK Rowling announces novel title

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: South Sudan's Kiir threatens to seize Abyei region unless Khartoum withdraws.

AJELive: Al Jazeera's @anitamcnaught says Free Syrian Army sources say they intend to observe the ceasefire.

AJEnglish: Video: Russian politician on strike over vote count

BBCBreaking: British Airways says its takeover of #BMI will mean up to 1,200 job losses. Details soon

AJEnglish: US government sues Apple in e-book scandal

PostWorldNews: Indian Cabinet approves financial restructuring of national carrier Air India

AJEnglish: Traore sworn in as Mali's interim leader

PostWorldNews: North Korea insists planned rocket launch does not flout deal with U.S.

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: 8 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Syrian Revolution General Commission

PressTV: 'Terrorist raid' kills 1, hurts 24 in Syria

BBCWorld: VIDEO: UN-backed ceasefire in #Syria holding amid tensions

BBCWorld: AUDIO: UK Prime Minister David Cameron says sanctions against #Burma should be eased

Reuters: China, Philippines both send ships as dispute simmers

nytimesworld: British Hacking Scandal Suits to Be Filed in U.S.

BBCWorld: Five people killed following Wednesday's #earthquakes in #Indonesia, officials say

Reuters: Maoist rebels free Italian tour guide Paolo Bosusco

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Three people are killed by the security forces in Syria despite ceasefire: revolution council

BBCWorld: "I've been stoned, I've been beaten": transsexual singer overcomes prejudice to become a big star in #Angola

Breaking News: Solar power plant builder BrightSource Energy pulls IPO citing 'adverse market conditions' - @Forbes

PressTV: Bahrainis urge release of top activist

BreakingNews: Xinhua: Bus collides with truck in east China, killing at least 23 - @AP
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guardiannews: Pakistan gunmen kill eight Shia Muslims

AJEnglish: Video: Libya's NTC investigates rebel 'corruption'

Breaking News: TSA inspector at Dallas-Fort Worth airport accused of stealing iPads - @NBCDFW

Reuters: Mexican drug cartel leader sent to prison in Colorado

PostWorldNews: US agents seize large cocaine shipment off Puerto Rico's north coast

PressTV: 4 bombs rock Colombia ahead of summit

Breaking News: US Secret Service agents sent home from Cartagena, Colombia; involvement with prostitutes alleged - @WaPo

Breaking News: 2 small blasts go off in Bogota, Colombia, as President Obama visits country - Reuters

Press TV: Bahraini forces attack funeral

New York Times World: News Analysis: China’s Party May Be Long-Term Loser in Bo Xilai Case

The Associated Press: "He died trying to make our community safe": NH town holds vigil for police chief killed days before retirement: -RJJ

HuffPostWorld: Mysterious disease sweeps Uganda

Reuters Top News: Slight rise in U.S. military sex assault cases

Breaking News: Update: Thousands of customers without power in Oklahoma; tornado causes damage in Norman - @NewsOK

Post World News: India arrests professor over political cartoon

Reuters: Julian Assange, @Wikileaks founder debuts his TV show on April 17th, guest kept secret

Press TV: US okays non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels

Post World News: Former UN secretary-general Annan back on front line trying to end Syria conflict

CBS News: Get ready for the nastiest election ever via @CBSNewsHotSheet

AJELive: United Nations Security Council fails to agree on #Syria observers resolution, delays vote to Saturday.

Laura Mandaro: Now, here's some real Friday the 13th trading action: Mexico's IPC plunges 2% in final minutes. $eww

Guardian news: Mortgage rates edge upwards

Reuters Top News: Scaled-back Pakistan drone strikes reflect success: U.S. official

CNN Weather Center: #Tornado on the ground NOW in Norman, OK! Take cover immediately! LIVE with @chadmyerscnn NOW on @CNN

Al Jazeera English: 'Al-Qaeda fighters forced out' of Yemen town

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Security forces heavily shell Al-Atheri market in Homs: coordination committees

CNNMoney: Stocks close out the worst week of the year. Dow loses 1.5% for the week; S&P 1.9%, and Nasdaq slides 2.2%.

Al Arabiya English: #Qaeda claims #Iraq prison breakout

MarketWatch: Dow finishes down 137 points Friday, capping worst week of the year

Reuters Top News: Witnesses named in former Senator Edwards' finance trial

Reuters Top News: Google falls as ad rates fall for second straight quarter

MWCanada: Canadian stock market failed to extend its rally and retreated today, dropped 129.36 points

BBC Breaking News: Tanker drivers' union and distribution firms reach possible deal in dispute which led to strikes threat. Details soon

Reuters Top News: Hungary government loyalist Ader set to be new president

MarketWatch: Gold ends 1.2% lower at $1,660.20 an ounce as China worries hit markets

Reuters Top News: Ocampo to withdraw from World Bank race: sources

PressTV: 18 Italian workers commit suicide

Post World News: UN Security Council deplores North Korea rocket launch, which violates 2 council resolutions

PressTV: Spain government's bond yields jump

BreakingNews: 1 person killed after grenade explodes at apartment in Paris, France - @Le_Figaro, @LePoint

MarketWatch: Google is down 3%, sliding back into the red year-to-date. The stock has fallen 2% since Jan. 1 $GOOG

Reuters: Nasdaq falls more than 1 percent

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Security Council after 24 hours will vote on sending observers to Syria: correspondent

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Coordination committees report 67 ceasefire violations by the Syrian security forces

Reuters Top News: Wall Street drops on euro-zone woes and banks' slide

BBCWorld: Poor rainfall forecast for #Somalia threatens recovery from last year's famine, aid agencies say

PressTV: Several rockets hit Herat Airport

Reuters: Six killed in south Yemen clashes: sources

MarketWatch: Stocks in Europe decline in early-morning trades

PressTV: 15 road workers nabbed in SW#Pakistan

MarketWatch: Spain's benchmark stock index retreats close to 2% after ECB loan data

Reuters Top News: Suspected killer of New Hampshire police chief found dead

MarketWatch: Dow losses hit triple digits; economic data, Spain worries hit stocks

PressTV: US helicopter crashes in#Afghanistan

BBCWorld: Portugal first country to approve EU fiscal pact #eurocrisis

PressTV: 99-percenteres occupy Wall Street sidewalks

PressTV: Somali pirates release UAE-owned ship

BBCWorld: Video: Massive statues of #NorthKorea's former leaders unveiled in Pyongyang

cnni: Police: 3 killed in German train crash

BreakingNews: Danish prosecutors say alleged terrorists wanted to target crown prince - @AP

AP: Activists say thousands of Syrians pouring into the streets in the first major test of a fragile truce: -BW

MarketWatch: J.P. Morgan 18pleased 19 with earnings results as revenue rises 24% to $27 billion

AlArabiya_Eng: Seven people have reportedly been killed by regime forces during protests across #Syria according to Local Committees.

MarketWatch: Wells Fargo posts higher first-quarter profit and 'strong' revenue growth

PressTV: Police thwart terrorist plot in#Pakistan

Reuters: JPMorgan profit falls 3 percent but tops Street view

Post World News: Lawyer: Times of London being sued over email hacking as media scandal continues to spread

AJEnglish: Video: Fighters in Timbuktu announce Islamic state

Reuters: Exclusive: G20 may boost IMF resources by $400-500 billion: officials

Reuters: Weak China GDP growth no signal for fresh stimulus

BreakingNews: Higher food and gas costs push up US consumer prices, but overall inflation remains tame - @AP

BBCBreaking: Soldiers in #Guinea-Bissau arrest outgoing Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior in suspected coup bid

PressTV: Thailand to fight counterfeit goods trade

PressTV: Bahrainis hold sit-in outside#US Embassy

MarketWatch: U.S. retail-level inflation rises 0.3% in March; core CPI up 0.2%, matching consensus view

guardiannews: JP Morgan revenues rise but legal costs trim profits

Breaking News: Pakistan to deport Osama bin Laden's wives, children to Saudi Arabia next week, their lawyer says - @geonews_english

AJEnglish: UN team ready for Syria deployment

AJELive: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims one person has been shot dead during protests in Hama. #Syri

Reuters: Skirmish on day 2 of fragile Syria truce

AlArabiya_Eng: #Syria army and rebels clash for first time since ceasefire: AFP

AlArabiya_Eng: Sarkozy says doesn't believe in #Assad 's sincerity or #Syria ceasefire; AFP

AlArabiya_Eng: #Syria forces clash with rebels near #Turkey borders- Reuters quotes Syrian observatory for human rights

PostWorldNews: Investigators seize Mongolian ex-president on corruption charges after standoff

Reuters Top News: China's Ai Weiwei sues tax office in "evasion" case

Post World News: Philippines, China recall protests, Beijing pulls back 1 of 3 ships to ease naval standoff

Al Arabiya English: #Bollywood actor detained at U.S. airport, again

Breaking News: Flames erupt from Modesto, California, complex where suspect in deaths of 2 people is holed up - @kcranews, @AP

BBC News (World): VIDEO: New Hampshire policeman shot dead


CNN International: Aerial attack in South Sudan kills five

Reuters: Militants attack jail in northwest Pakistan, about 300 prisoners escape - police official

Reuters Top News: Oklahoma shooting suspect denies hating black people

The Associated Press: New N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks publicly for first time at 100th birthday of national founder: -RJJ

Reuters Top News: Israel moves to thwart pro-Palestinian fly-in

Press TV: 14 Afghan militants killed in 24 hours

Al Jazeera English: Programmes: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Changing the World Bank

Breaking News: Two tornadoes with debris on the ground near Cherokee, OK - via @news9 broadcast

PressTV: Electoral campaigns begin in Syria

Press TV: Moderate earthquake hits Sunda Strait

Post World News: Car bomb damages about 200 homes in southwest Colombia; 4th blast since Americas Summit began

CNN Breaking News: Surrounded Shining Path guerrillas free 36 hostages, Peruvian media says

Al Jazeera English: Video: Peruvian troops hunt for missing workers

JacquiJeras: Confirmed tornado near Lake Maloney state rec area in Lincoln county, NE at 5:32p.m. CDT.

Reuters Top News: Nokia says fixed flagship smartphone software bug

Reuters: U.S. says China making progress on currency, urges more

BBC News (World): Peruvian troops liberate hostages

AJEnglish: Afghan peace council appoints new chairman

Reuters: Residents of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas brace for a major tornado outbreak

thelonggoodread: Swaziland's vibrant tourist industry masks a hunger for democracy

Reuters: Protesters rally against Putin in southern Russian city

Al Arabiya English: #Iraqi Kurd official commits suicide in a jail cell

Post World News: CORRECTS: US military: 5 service members accused of misconduct at same hotel as Secret Service

CNN International: 10 of 23 Egyptian candidates disqualified

AJELive: #Explosion at #Suez oil company kills one worker #Egypt |

Breaking News: We are following today's severe weather threats in the central US on @breakingstorm and on

Reuters Top News: Egypt election body disqualifies 10 candidates from presidential pol, inc Omar Suleiman, Khairat Elshater. for updates

PressTV: US to pay#USD1 billion to#Indian tribes

PressTV: Pakistan building collapse kills 12

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: Iran and world powers agree to hold next nuclear talks in Baghdad on May 23

Press TV: An #Occupy Wall Street #protestor wears a #gas #mask and holds a sign as he stands in li

PressTV: Europe still denies Roma basic rights

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: First United Nations ceasefire monitors will be in Syria on Sunday

New York Times World: Leaders of Rallies in Moscow Take Their Show on the Road

Reuters: Thirteen killed in south Yemen clashes: defense ministry

PostWorldNews: Pakistan yet to find 139 troops, civilians buried in massive avalanche over week ago

Breaking News: All Italian football league matches this weekend suspended after Piermario Morosini's death - @guardiannews

Telegraph World News: Syrian state TV claim building attacked

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Security forces kill about 20 people in Syria, most of them in Homs and Aleppo: coordination committees

AJELive: #US apologises to #Bollywood actor who was held for 90 mins by airport #immigration officers

AlArabiya_Eng: Turkmenistan president fires cabinet minister 'for being a bad father'

PressTV: Taliban say they downed#US spy drone

PressTV: US terror drones kill 35 in#Somalia

AJEnglish: Gunmen target Hazara minority in Pakistan

AJEnglish: Chinese fishing boats end Philippine standoff

PressTV: Militants blow up girls school in#Pakistan

AlArabiya_Eng: At least 222 people killed in five days of fighting in Yemen between al-Qaeda and army

AJEnglish: #Mali's new leader promises war if #Tuareg rebels don't talk, but can the #Malian army take them on? |

BreakingNews: German government investigating claim that weapons bound for the Syrian regime were loaded on to a German-owned ship - @AP

AJELive: At least seven people killed in latest attacks against #Hazara minority in Quetta, #Pakistan.

guardianworld: Israel forces airline to cancel tickets of British 'flytilla' activists (report by @HarrietSherwood)

Reuters: First session of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers conducted in a constructive atmosphere, EU spokesman says

Reuters: Small makeshift bomb explodes outside Greek bank

TelegraphWorld: Burma tourism set to boom

AJEnglish: South Sudan troops 'repel oil town attack'

Reuters Top News: Teenager shot in Bahrain hours after F1 gets go-ahead

PressTV: US police have fired more than 90 rounds of bullets at a teenager in Los Angeles after a high-speed chase.

nytimesworld: Activists Report Shelling in Syrian City of Homs

BBCWorld: Rise and fall of the House of Bossi

AlArabiya_Eng: #Sudan attacks capital of South Sudan border state: local officials

Reuters: Afghan government names son of slain ex-leader as Peace Council head

Reuters: Zimbabwe suspends sentence for anti-Mugabe activists

BBCWorld: Militants attack Yemen checkpoint

PressTV: More Shias massacred in#Pakistan

BreakingNews: 4 killed as Syrian forces open fire at a funeral in Aleppo, NGO reports - @AlArabiya_Eng

Press TV: 75 flights cancelled across Canada

PostWorldNews: French oil firm Total SA says natural gas leak ongoing at a plant in Nigeria's Niger Delta

AP: Grenade explosion inside a cockfighting arena in the southern Philippines kills 2 spectators and wounds dozens

The Associated Press: At least 3 possible tornadoes reported in Oklahoma, hours ahead of possible "life-threatening" storms: -EF

PressTV: Men deny Danish paper killing plot

Reuters: Spanish king has hip replacement surgery after fall #worldnews

PressTV: US spy drone crashes in#Afghanistan

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