Thursday, April 19, 2012

Chapter 12: Covering from the 15th-19th of April 2012


  
SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012

Guardian news: El Salvador marks murder-free day http://gu.com/p/36qan/tf

Al Arabiya English: Fighting with insurgents has ended after 18 hours of fierce fighting across the capital that began Sunday: Afghan govt & police #AlArabiya

Press TV: Spaniards protest against austerity cuts http://dlvr.it/1RcC1f

BBC News (World): Australia eases Burma sanctions http://bbc.in/HXRybX

AJEnglish: East Timor votes for new president http://aje.me/ILJJsL

BBC News (World): Kabul wakes up to more fighting http://bbc.in/HJSazc

Telegraph World News: British Peer Lord Ahmed suspended after 'offering £10m bounty on Barack Obama and George Bush' http://tgr.ph/HXP1hY

ReutersTaylor: Kabul police chief contradicts interior ministry, saying fighting still goes on at Afghan parliament. Says one insurgent left

Reuters: Arrested Gaddafi spy chief is sick: Mauritania http://reut.rs/HKm0c7

WSJ World News: Sudan, South Move Troops to Border http://on.wsj.com/IuZQnF

Breaking News: Afghan military operation to flush out remaining attackers in central Kabul has apparently ended - @ajelive http://bit.ly/HJDTau

BBC News (World): Temasek to buy $2.3bn ICBC shares http://bbc.in/HJOv4l

CBS News: Taliban in Afghanistan strike near the city center in Kabul in 2nd day of "spring offensive" - http://cbsn.ws/IZjhGu

AJELive: Police in #Kabul, the Afghan capital, seen carrying bodies away from site of assault on Taliban attackers. http://aje.me/yUmZHG

 WSJ World News: Temasek to Buy ICBC Stake From Goldman http://on.wsj.com/ILAadp

Reuters Top News: Heavy fighting continues on Kabul streets http://reut.rs/HPDb8j

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks fall, with resources, banks among loss-leaders; Hang Seng Index down 0.7% http://on.mktw.net/HXYy54

Al Jazeera English: Argentina storms out of Americas summit http://aje.me/J1AiTn

Reuters Top News: Three girls among Oklahoma tornado dead; clean-up underway http://reut.rs/HKhPK2

WSJ World News: Downgrades Loom for Banks http://on.wsj.com/IuJtaT

Al Jazeera English: Guinea-Bissau junta wins deal on interim plan http://aje.me/HF2OHh
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Breaking News: 250 feared trapped under debris of collapsed factory in Punjab, India - @timesofindia http://bit.ly/IVVQCu

Press TV: 100s of#Egyptian protesters to face trial http://dlvr.it/1RbJpH

AJEnglish: Summit of Americas ends without consensus http://aje.me/HESWgA

PostWorldNews: Obama 'hopeful' about transition in Cuba, says he is willing to look at problem in fresh way http://wapo.st/IKU2x6

cnni: Three in Brazil held over cannibalism http://dlvr.it/1Rb3hS

MarketWatch: Japan stocks open sharply lower, weighed by weak U.S. lead; Nikkei Average down 1.2% http://on.mktw.net/INMBD8

Reuters Top News: Latin America rebels against Obama over Cuba http://reut.rs/IMeBXN

AP: French Cabinet approves new anti-terrorism measures in wake of deadly March shooting spree: http://apne.ws/Hw2ieK -CJ

Press TV: Anti-Taliban battle continues in Kabul http://dlvr.it/1RZpYJ

BBCWorld: Drought may last until Christmas http://bbc.in/HXmlWh

Reuters: Swiss woman taken by gunmen in Mali's Timbuktu http://reut.rs/HB9hEm

Press TV: About 1,600 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails will go on an open-ended hunger strike on April 17 to... http://fb.me/1AlUHeY7Q

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: First UN monitors are in Damascus: UN spokesman. #Syria

Breaking News: Human Rights Watch activists allegedly arrested in Bahrain - @AJELive http://bit.ly/HOPxNW

The Associated Press: PHOTO BLOG: San Pedro Sula's violence mirrors Honduras' pain, has the world's highest homicide rate: GRAPHIC CONTENT: http://apne.ws/IO3s6k

PressTV: Bomb explosions kill 6 in south#Somalia http://dlvr.it/1RY5n5

Breaking News: The US-Colombia free trade agreement will enter into force next month, reducing duties on American exports entering Colombia - @Reuters_Biz

AJELive: 19 people #killed, most of them in Syrian army shelling at #Homs I http://aje.me/HIuVtA

Al Arabiya English: Afghan president under lockdown after Taliban blitz Kabul in ‘spring offensive’ http://goo.gl/LE8hd

BBCWorld: Asian glaciers 'putting on mass' http://bbc.in/HJ5eEX

PressTV: Pakistani fugitives return to prison http://dlvr.it/1RXrSZ

PressTV: Jordan to release 19 jailed activists http://dlvr.it/1RXrSv

The Associated Press: Islamist militants kill 2 Egyptian policemen in attack on checkpoint in Sinai: http://apne.ws/INGhJr -BW

AlArabiya_Eng: #Jordan's king orders release of jailed activists http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/15/207973.html
Breaking News: US official: Colombia completes labor reforms, clearing way for trade deal to be implemented - AP

Al Arabiya English: #Iraq frees last #Saddam WMD scientist: minister http://goo.gl/TCsfH

Guardian news: Karakoram glaciers have grown over last decade, new research shows http://gu.com/p/36ptt/tf

AJELive: 15 police officers & 9 civilians wounded in #Afghanistan attacks http://aje.me/A2loGq

Reuters: Syrian rebels attack police station overnight in Aleppo province, clashing with government forces, rights group says

AP: Exiled former Thai PM #Thaksin celebrates with followers in Cambodia, plans early return home: http://apne.ws/ILSf6c -JM

BreakingNews: RT @breakingstorm: Sheriff's deputies report 2 dead as a result of Woodward, Oklahoma tornado - @News9

AP: Coast Guard: 1 sailor dead, 4 missing after yacht runs aground during race off San Francisco: http://apne.ws/HKFJoF -JM

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: #Yemen air strike kills three al-Qaeda chiefs, defense ministry says http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/15/207841.html #worldnews

PressTV: US-led soldier killed in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1RVvCQ

HuffPostWorld: Homs shelling breaks #Syria ceasefire http://huff.to/HWw8bv

AJEnglish: North Korean leader calls for 'final victory' http://aje.me/HKHaDI

cnni: Kim Jong Un speaks at massive parade http://dlvr.it/1RSx5h

AP: MORE: Five confirmed dead after #tornado touches down in northwest Oklahoma: http://apne.ws/ILkiFk -JM

PostWorldNews: Belarusian authorities release opposition activist arrested after 2010 protest rally http://wapo.st/IsMU1I

PressTV: First UN observer team heads for Syria http://dlvr.it/1RT16v

AlArabiya_Eng: Egypt's military ruler meets political leaders amid election turmoil http://goo.gl/oR0zX

cnnbrk: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback declares state of emergency to help speed relief in areas hit by tornadoes http://on.cnn.com/IZihVw

BBCWorld: Dominant Rosberg wins Chinese GP http://bbc.in/HHVnnr

PressTV: Israel has deployed hundreds of policemen to its Ben Gurion Airport to confront pro-Palestinian activists. http://fb.me/1A9LuVK51

HuffPostWorld: Norway mass killer's trial begins http://huff.to/IMsRQm

Reuters: Gunfire, seven explosions rock central Kabul http://reut.rs/HDxOaA

The Economist: A student rebellion shows that, as Chileans become better off, they want the government to guarantee a fairer society http://econ.st/HAuqh0

PostWorldNews: Magnitude 6.5 earthquake shakes Pacific island nation of Vanuatu http://wapo.st/IGUgW1

CBSNews: Midwest tornadoes: 5 dead in Okla.; More than 100 twisters reported through Sun. morning http://cbsn.ws/HKkE1w

PressTV: 'Terrorists intensify attacks in Syria' http://dlvr.it/1RX5Td

AJEnglish: Pro-Palestinian activists halted from flying http://aje.me/HKHaDC

NBCNews: Kabul attacks are aimed at the British embassy; British ambassador's house and 4-star hotel housing expatriates also targeted

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Several attackers enter Afghan parliament in Kabul: official
BBCWorld: Three boys held in murder inquiry http://bbc.in/HIX1k1

AJELive: Two #Egyptian officers have been killed in the #Sinai Peninsula http://aje.me/HA9Uhj

AJELive: Q&A: What's going on in Guinea-Bissau; a country known for coups, political assassinations & drug trade? http://aje.me/HJDj9H

PostWorldNews: Russian politician on hunger-strike says may travel to Moscow to review vote-fraud evidence http://wapo.st/ITVBYT

BBCWorld: New twist in Briton's China death http://bbc.in/HIhINg

cnni: Obama boosts funds for drug war http://dlvr.it/1RTDNZ

BreakingNews: Rocket-propelled grenade hits residence of British diplomat in Kabul, witness says - @Reuters

AJELive: Rockets have been fired at #Russian embassy. Details to follow. | http://aje.me/HHhees http://pic.twitter.com/FDsRBJB0

AP: Storm system weakening & more tornadoes unlikely, forecasters say, after dozens of tornadoes sweep
Midwest: http://apne.ws/IduuoJ -BW

AJEnglish: Video: Yemeni children bear brunt of food crisis http://aje.me/IdqqEV

SkyNews: Attacks in Kabul in retaliation for Koran burnings, the Marine urination video and the Kandahar
massacre, the Taliban claims

AP: Turkish base on outskirts of Kabul under attack from mortar fire; Turkish, Greek forces responding with heavy-caliber machine guns

SkyNews: Attacks in Kabul in retaliation for Koran burnings, the Marine urination video and the Kandahar massacre, the Taliban has claimed

BBCBreaking: At least 14 insurgents killed after they staged attacks on several location in the Afghan capital and elsewhere, Nato says

AP: Turkish base on outskirts of Kabul under attack from mortar fire; Turkish, Greek forces responding with heavy-caliber machine gun fire

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Attackers fire a rocket-propelled grenade into a house used by British diplomats in the center of #Kabul

guardiannews: Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike http://gu.com/p/36q4t/tf

AlArabiya_Eng: #Taliban claim responsibility for #Kabul attacks, say attacks taking place in Paktia and Logar provinces as well

AJELive: Update on #Afghan attacks: government spokesman confirms attacks on four seperate provinces | http://aje.me/A2loGq

ISAFmedia: ISAF confirming multiple attacks across #Kabul, potentially 7 locations, ANSF & ISAF responding as needed.

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: At least one attacker killed as fighting rages in Kabul: police chief

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: #Taliban gunmen attack police training facility in eastern #Afghanistan: spokesman

AJELive: reports suggest three buildings across the #Afghan capital taken over by assailants | http://aje.me/A2loGq

cnnbrk: Attackers take over hotel in central Kabul, Afghanistan, police say. http://on.cnn.com/IroTrK

Reuters: US embassy in Kabul says "attacks are ongoing in the vicinity of the embassy"

AJELive: #Taliban claims responsibility for attacks in #Afghan capital, targeting British & German embassies http://aje.me/HHhees

cnnbrk: 4 suicide bombers tried to attack Jalalabad,Afghanistan, airfield where U.S. troops based,
commander says. http://on.cnn.com/IroTrK

PressTV: Chicago shootings leave 2 dead, 7 hurt http://dlvr.it/1RWVLF

PostWorldNews: Strong earthquake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami threat http://wapo.st/IT7e28

guardiannews: Taliban launches largest attack on Kabul in 11 years http://gu.com/p/36q7x/tf

Reuters: Afghan MPs say some lawmakers have joined security forces repelling attackers from roof near Afghan parliament #Kabul

cnni: Attackers in Afghanistan storm Kabul hotel, police say http://dlvr.it/1RTywG

BBCWorld: China loosens currency controls http://bbc.in/HIEAft

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: 13 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Syrian Revolution General Commission

SkyNewsBreak: Reuters: Afghan Taliban says it has attacked President Hamid Karzai's presidential palace compound.

Reuters: South African President Zuma to marry for sixth time http://reut.rs/IWgxK3

cnnbrk: Taliban claim responsibility for series of attacks in Afghanistan. http://on.cnn.com/IroTrK

CBSNews: Midwest tornadoes: 5 dead in Okla.; 10 twisters reported in Kansas http://cbsn.ws/HKkE1w

cnnbrk: U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on lockdown after explosions and gunfire in the area. http://on.cnn.com/IroTrK

PostWorldNews: Polygamous South African president, longtime fiancee to have traditional wedding ceremony http://wapo.st/HIqgDD

PostWorldNews: North Korea shows off what appears

Al Arabiya English: #U.S. Secret Service sex scandal eclipses #LatAm summit http://goo.gl/OJRcd

Al Arabiya English: #Syria forces pound #Homs ahead of #UN observers' arrival: monitors #AlArabiya

Breaking News Storm: Tornado causes significant structural damage, possible injuries in Woodward, Okla. - @KOCO http://bit.ly/HH1ubn

Post World News: Flooding in 2 Chinese coal mines kills at least 15 miners; 6 injured http://wapo.st/IcMaRj

Reuters: Scandal mars Obama's wooing of Latin America http://reut.rs/HJeU5J

KSN News Wichita: Tornado is heading for El Dorado. Get into shelter.

Post World News: Taliban fighters attack Pakistan prison, free hundreds of prisoners, including some militants http://wapo.st/IAIv2a

CNN Breaking News: 200 people in Thurmond, Iowa, evacuated after tornado strike, state emergency management official tells CNN. http://on.cnn.com/HMx44w

The Associated Press: Official: Possible #tornado destroys about 75 percent of small western Iowa town of Thurman: http://apne.ws/Ion7ty -JM

PressTV: Police arrest 99-percenters in NY http://dlvr.it/1RRY3T

BBC News (World): Pakistan attack frees prisoners http://bbc.in/HVejwY

BBC Breaking News: Breaking news - Nearly 400 prisoners including militants escape from jail in northwest Pakistan, officials say

Press TV: 4 killed by blast in#Egypt http://dlvr.it/1RRStG

Breaking News: Large, extremely dangerous tornado near Clearwater, Kan. - @stormchaser4850

CNN International: Storm hits Iowa hospital http://dlvr.it/1RRRWM
MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012

BBCWorld: India trims interest rate to 8% http://bbc.in/HP8WR1

Breaking News: Reserve Bank of India cuts interest rates for the first time in 3 years, by 50 basis points - @reuters http://reut.rs/IsOuTy

BreakingNews: Alert level raised for Popocatepetl volcano, 50 miles from Mexico City - @reuters http://reut.rs/IRtB92

PressTV: Police arrest four 99-percenters in NY http://dlvr.it/1RqZNm

BreakingNews: Earthquake, magnitude 6.5, shakes Santiago, central Chile - @usgs, @reuters http://on.doi.gov/IsGh1z

PostWorldNews: Peru authorities search for 2 police officers who disappeared during search for hostages http://wapo.st/HLFGf4

PressTV: Over 200#Yemenis killed in one week http://dlvr.it/1RqN4p

CNN International: Argentina to renationalize oil group http://dlvr.it/1RqC4J

Post World News: Delta jet lands in Dublin over bomb scare; officials say no one hurt on Istanbul-to-NY flight http://wapo.st/IruT6d

BBC News (World): China increases US debt holding http://bbc.in/HOI3ws

Reuters Top News: U.S. busts global online drug market, arrests eight http://reut.rs/HDn6SG

MarketWatch: Hong Kong banking stocks weigh on market; Hang Seng Index down 0.2% http://on.mktw.net/Isrkg6

MarketWatch: Unless politicians can get their act together, almost everyone's taxes will increase starting Jan 1st. http://on.mktw.net/J0fhKu

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Greece: Ex-Official Is Detained http://nyti.ms/HDkJ23

Reuters Top News: Australia to exit Afghanistan a year early: media http://reut.rs/HMLVe6

AJEnglish: Argentina to seize control of oil company http://aje.me/HLPu8Z

Al Jazeera English: Matan Ruak leads East Timor vote count http://aje.me/Isj27S

BBC News (World): 'Pilot fatigue' caused jet dive http://bbc.in/IsiEpM

MarketWatch: Japan stocks inch higher, but some tech majors fall; Nikkei Average up 0.1% http://on.mktw.net/HPhM3q

Reuters Top News: Man plotted suicide bomb on NYC subway: co-defendant http://reut.rs/HOjVuQ

Wall Street Journal: Every year, 133,000 Americans die of heart attacks—largely because they didn't get help in time. http://on.wsj.com/HONF8i

Reuters Top News: Senate GOP blocks "Buffett Rule," a minimum 30% income tax on millionaires http://reut.rs/IS7Vrb

BBC News (World): Human rights 'crisis' in Bahrain http://bbc.in/Isd0Eh

JackOtter: Best Buy releases complete list of stores it's closing. Is yours on it? http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505144_162-57414517/best-buys-store-closing-list-is-yours-on-it/

Press TV: UK faces worst water shortage since 1976 http://dlvr.it/1RnJdW

Post World News: Rwanda opposition leader withdraws from trial, cites lack of independent judiciary http://wapo.st/HL47t8

MarketWatch: Lowe's to sell $2 bln in notes, with net proceeds from the offering to be used for general corporate purposes http://on.mktw.net/HOcvqH

Al Arabiya English: Israel holds 47 ‘flytilla’ activists pending expulsion http://goo.gl/PpKVa

BBC News (World): Senate weighs Obama Buffett Rule http://bbc.in/IrW1lp

Post World News: Numbers of troops, fighters in various factions in Afghanistan http://wapo.st/HLvJyo

Reuters: Big Tobacco pays states $6.5 billion under accord http://reut.rs/IH711z

MarketWatch: Dow ends up 77 points; Apple's 5-day losing streak is longest since October 2011 http://on.mktw.net/IzvHUs

MarketWatch: All eyes are on Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson as their earnings report nears http://on.mktw.net/J0k1Qq $YHOO

guardiannews: Unemployment of Europe's young people soars by 50% http://gu.com/p/37vxq/tf

MarketWatch: Shares of Apple and Google have slipped today, leading a tech sector retreat. $AAPL down about 3%, $GOOG slid 2.6% http://on.mktw.net/J0ca5s

PressTV: #Iran seizes four tons of narcotics: Cmdr. http://dlvr.it/1Rlr4z

Al Jazeera English: Foreign aid to #Africa - does it do more harm than good? Join the @AJStream live conversation at 1930GMT | http://aje.me/HQzkYo

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Police find 2 people dead in Las Vegas home after 9-year-old boy tells school about bodies. -EF

PressTV: UK banks lose £2bn over Spanish fears http://dlvr.it/1RlRfp

nytimesworld: Iraq Arrest Calls Fair Elections Into Question http://nyti.ms/IgtCj0

AlArabiya_Eng: #Pakistan's #Haqqani militants behind major attack in #Afghanistan: #Pentagon http://goo.gl/Nc7m8

MarketWatch: U.S. economy grew 2.6% in first quarter: survey http://on.mktw.net/HZV3uW

PressTV: Shia massacre continues in#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1RlFmz

The Associated Press: More on Jim Yong Kim: President of Dartmouth College chosen to be next president of the World Bank: http://apne.ws/HL8F2J -EF

Wall Street Journal: Apple is down about 9% in five trading days. Here's why: http://on.wsj.com/IrwuJ1

Guardian news: Iranian-Canadian 'spy' faces imminent execution, says family http://gu.com/p/36qq2/tf

Reuters Top News: World Bank board selects U.S. nominee Jim Yong Kim as new president; World Bank board says Kim to begin five-year term on July 1.

Telegraph World News: Egypt 'needs £7.5 billion bail-out to avoid bankruptcy' http://tgr.ph/HZV99k

BBCWorld: #Bangladesh railways minister resigns over corruption allegations http://bbc.in/HNmxIo

PressTV: US drone strike kills dozens of Somalis http://dlvr.it/1Rkr1L

Reuters Top News: Afghan Taliban rehearsed attack for two months http://reut.rs/HWty9w

WSJ World News: China Halts Sale of Drugs Over Capsules http://on.wsj.com/ISiZSF

BBC News (World): Delta Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport http://bbc.in/Iro8kP

MarketWatch: Shares of Endocyte soar 101% on Merck deal http://on.mktw.net/HWSQ7I

Reuters: New verdict deepens mystery on Italy bombings http://reut.rs/IGASHw

Reuters: Danish foreign minister: no room for weakening Iran sanctions http://reut.rs/IGvjJ0

nytimesworld: China Prime Minister Calls for Corruption Crackdown http://nyti.ms/HMqJdk

AJEnglish: UK businessman 'poisoned' in China scandal http://aje.me/HMcOTN

Reuters Top News: Bombs kill militant, wound FSB agent in Russia's Caucasus http://reut.rs/HW9yE4

Al Arabiya English: Tunisians to organize book reading sessions instead of protests http://goo.gl/D1N00

CNN Breaking News: Inmates hold nearly 100 hostage in Brazilian prison riot. http://on.cnn.com/Ig3UeJ

AP: Mitt Romney's search for a vice president goes forward as he taps longtime adviser to lead selection: http://apne.ws/HLXgiO -EF

CNN International: Hostages taken in Brazilian prison riot http://dlvr.it/1Rk7Qr

Reuters Top News: Iran ready to resolve nuclear issues if sanctions are lifted: foreign minister http://reut.rs/HC7miR

Post World News: Afghan officials blame weekend attacks on Haqqani network http://wapo.st/IQAHsa

Al Jazeera English: Predatory, poisonous and pestilent - @AJEarthrise on #Australia's battle against the eco-scourge that's the cane toad | http://aje.me/HFFmy6

PressTV: Every#US troop death: 25 vet suicides http://dlvr.it/1RjnKv

Reuters Top News: Smirking Norway killer Breivik pleads not guilty http://reut.rs/IFa1vq

BBC News (World): Violence between #Hindu groups at beef-eating festival in India http://bbc.in/IrbjH5

Reuters: Spanish debt heading toward crisis levels http://reut.rs/HPUhTs

PressTV: Bahraini activists climb embassy wall http://dlvr.it/1RjXPD

Wall Street Journal: Apple and Google shares are both getting torched this morning http://on.wsj.com/IYBcla

All Things D: Google’s Marissa Mayer Headed to Walmart Board http://dthin.gs/HMYnxJ

BBCWorld: Little change in Indian inflation http://bbc.in/HKhi8Y

PostWorldNews: China premier demands stronger anti-corruption efforts amid scandal over Politburo member http://wapo.st/J3Fsy0

PostWorldNews: 3 bloggers in Vietnam charged with spreading anti-government propaganda, face 20 years in jail http://wapo.st/ILXebK

AlArabiya_Eng: Sudanese warplanes bomb UN peacekeeper camp in South Sudan: official

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Kabul fighting ends with explosions and heavy gunfire; 36 attackers killed http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/16/208030.html

BBCWorld: World Bank president to be named http://bbc.in/HYU0ih

BBCWorld: Belarus release brings EU praise http://bbc.in/HKyifn

WSJ: See what's behind China's move to loosen daily trading limits on the Yuan http://on.wsj.com/HJXs20 VIDEO

MarketWatch: Caterpillar, Travelers, B. of A. among leaders as Dow industrials rise by triple digits http://on.mktw.net/HChkka

cnni: Pakistan school grenade attack kills boy http://dlvr.it/1Rgq0x

ChinaRealTime: World Reaction to China's Yuan Move http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/04/16/world-reacts-to-china-yuan-move/

PostWorldNews: Fight to save Russian forest wins woman the Goldman prize, which is dubbed the Green Nobel Prize http://wapo.st/IqXl8d

MarketWatch: Stocks pick up pace after March data show rise in U.S. retail sales http://on.mktw.net/HZf2ND

AJELive: Afghan President #Karzai says intelligence failure allowed #Taliban to carry out latest attacks http://aje.me/HVD2lm

BBC Breaking News: Sudanese government votes to brand South Sudan 'an enemy' http://bbc.in/HKLsZF

BBC News (World): Day one of #Breivik trial over. He takes stand tomorrow. Unlikely to be televised (via BBC's @matthewwprice). Latest: http://bbc.in/HZonoK

BBCRBlack: Africa's dam campaigner nets 'environment Nobel' http://bbc.in/JnZu39 - along with five others

BBCWorld: Arrest over Balotelli 'blackmail' http://bbc.in/HKjltC

BBCWorld: Spain bond yields jump above 6% http://bbc.in/HYBBSL

AJEnglish: Video: Fighting intensifies in southern Yemen http://aje.me/HQBAiq

PostWorldNews: Nearly 7,000 US, Filipino troops start exercises near disputed South China Sea waters http://wapo.st/HMP7rZ

AP: #Breivik admits in Norway court to massacre of 77, pleads not guilty to terror, murder charges: http://apne.ws/HQEmnW -JM

AJELive: Divisions over Cuba&Falkland Islands prompt Argentinian&Bolivian presidents to walk out of Americas summit http://aje.me/HKVu2v

PressTV: Afghan man opens fire on#US-led troops http://dlvr.it/1RfJ1d

PressTV: Filipinos stage anti-US rally in Manila http://dlvr.it/1RfJ1T

PressTV: Israel deports 18 pro-Palestinian activists http://dlvr.it/1RfJ1v

nytimesworld: Killings Heighten Ethnic Tensions in Macedonia http://nyti.ms/HMpo4z

Reuters: Spanish debt fears send euro lower http://reut.rs/HPUhTs

PostWorldNews: Prosecutor says Norwegian mass killer's claimed Knights Templar network does not exist http://wapo.st/HKvpzt

cnni: Council plan in post-coup Guinea-Bissau http://dlvr.it/1RfZbS

BBCWorld: In pictures: Smuggling fuel by sea in West Africa http://bbc.in/HYO2hj

AlArabiya_Eng: 8 people have been killed by Syrian security forces on Monday: Local Coordination Committees

AJEnglish: Israeli soldier suspended for gun-butt attack http://aje.me/IqJuP2

The Associated Press: A cathedral made from cardboard is New Zealand's temporary answer to earthquake devastation: http://apne.ws/HYaYNV -JM

AJELive: #Afghan security forces have killed 32 fighters, says defence ministry http://aje.me/J3aUg3 #Kabul #taliban

Post World News: Landslide at mine in Vietnam kills 1, leaves 5 missing and presumed dead http://wapo.st/HY67Mx

Press TV: Israeli plane violates#Lebanon airspace http://dlvr.it/1RcpbB

Breaking News: Update: 60-70 rescued from collapsed factory in India; at least 20 remain trapped under debris - @bbcnews http://bbc.in/HK30VR

nytimesworld: Spain and Italy Show Europe's Problems Aren't Over http://nyti.ms/IPHZdl

New York Times World:‏ Tumult in Egypt After Panel Bars Presidential Candidates http://nyti.ms/HY3IkR

AJELive: Police: Fighting over in #Kabul and all "insurgents" who launched attacks dead | More on our #Afghanistan Live Blog - http://aje.me/IeFZMG

Post World News: Filipino protesters throw paint at main gate of US Embassy to demand end of military drills http://wapo.st/ILLJRF

The Associated Press: #Taliban attack on Kabul ends when insurgents are overcome by heavy gunfire and U.S.-led air assaults: http://apne.ws/ILZmAg -JM

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012

PostWorldNews: Accused of assassination attempt on separatist leader, ex-minister kills himself in Abkhazia http://wapo.st/HNr1Aa

MarketWatch: Hong Kong joins stock rally, as Hang Seng Index rises 1.1% in early minutes http://on.mktw.net/I4yybF

The Associated Press: House passes bill to increase hunter access to public lands, ensure lead bullets will be allowed: http://apne.ws/Iw9Yin -CC

New York Times World: Kurds Remain on Sideline in Syria’s Uprising http://nyti.ms/J9Zc0e

PressTV: Bahrain on arrest spree ahead of F1 race http://dlvr.it/1S1x6l

Press TV: Ex-Black Panthers in solitary for 40 years http://dlvr.it/1S1x7b

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East : Saudi Arabia: Diplomat Kidnapped in Yemen http://nyti.ms/J9VBz8

Guardian news: Woman killed and baby abducted in Houston http://gu.com/p/37vmz/tf

TelegraphWorld: Taliban commander tries to claim reward for his own capture http://tgr.ph/I4q58p

Reuters: German police rescue DJ from "sex mad" woman's home http://reut.rs/IT4yTd

PostWorldNews: Liberian authorities release mercenary on bail accused of leading massacres in Ivory Coast http://wapo.st/ItrrI7

WSJ: Borrowers with private student loans are defaulting or falling behind on payments at 2x pre-recession rates. http://on.wsj.com/HW9emM

MarketWatch: Japan stocks shoot higher, with exporters, steel shares rising; Nikkei Average up 1.7% http://on.mktw.net/HOfK2l

The Economist: In the tiny town of Glen Rose, there are a lot of people who believe that the world is perhaps 6,000-7,000 years old http://econ.st/Iu1Uyt

Reuters: IMF inches toward deal on boosting bailout funds http://reut.rs/HW7VEo

wsjworld: Surprise Rise in U.K. Inflation http://on.wsj.com/J9Kh6b

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Another day, another demo in Bahrain http://bbc.in/HQZc8K

MarketWatch: Warren Buffett says he will begin treatment for early-stage prostate cancer http://on.mktw.net/I0l2qh

Wall Street Journal: The pay gap b/t electrical engineering and general-ed majors is as big as the one b/t college and high school grads http://on.wsj.com/HL3tXJ

MarketWatch: Yahoo shares rise after hours in wake of quarterly profit http://on.mktw.net/I2O58n

Telegraph World News: Syria: first team of UN ceasefire monitors visits Deraa amid continued fighting http://tgr.ph/IG3vzj

MarketWatch: Intel posts slightly lower profit, forecasts revenue above Street estimates http://on.mktw.net/I2NHXD

MarketWatch: Nasdaq finishes up roughly 2%; Dow surges 194 points in best day in a month http://on.mktw.net/HVzWMm

CNN Breaking News: #Stocks post biggest gains in over a month. Dow adds 190 points. http://on.cnn.com/IV93wp

CNN Breaking: Police in #Georgia defend handcuffing, arresting a 6-year-old student. http://on.cnn.com/IV7nms

MarketWatch: Coming up: Yahoo, IBM and Intel report quarterly results after the bell http://on.mktw.net/HFT7tm

ReutersPolitics: Senate begins debating Postal Service overhaul - @ewstephe http://reut.rs/HPWcvf

Press TV: Bahrain arrests 60 protest leaders http://dlvr.it/1RztLG

Breaking News: UN Security Council discusses imposing sanctions on Sudan and South Sudan if border clashes continue - @Reuters http://reut.rs/IjJxx5

Al Arabiya English: #Shater endorses Brotherhood’s candidate Mohammed #Morsi #Egypt

guardiannews: Swedish minister denies claims of racism over black woman cake stunt http://gu.com/p/37vkn/tf

Reuters Top News: Crude oil rises $1 a barrel towards $104 http://reut.rs/IT4hQ5

nytimesworld: Palestinians Deliver Letter on Peace Talks to Netanyahu http://nyti.ms/JzUvMT

AJELive: BREAKING: #KhaderAdnan released by #Israel.

The Economist: Thaksin Shinawatra's recent public appearance in Cambodia was a testament to his popularity http://econ.st/HNfII6

MarketWatch: Apple shares set to snap losing streak, soaring $25 to reclaim $600 mark http://on.mktw.net/HNHQuL

Reuters Top News: ‏Supreme Court takes another look at gray market resales http://reut.rs/ILFLPn

Post World News: Official: Italian tourist kidnapped in Algeria by al-Qaida’s North African branch freed http://wapo.st/Iuw2K3

BBC Breaking News: Egyptian presidential candidates lose appeals against bans on running for office http://bbc.in/Iv1Rm1

WSJ World News: Palestinian Premier Pulls Out of Israel Meeting http://on.wsj.com/IYAil2

Guardian news: Abu Qatada to be deported - but not just yet http://gu.com/p/37vk6/tf

PressTV: Raed Salah leaves#Britain a free man http://dlvr.it/1Rz7gF

PressTV: US-led soldier dies in south#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1Rz7jJ

PostWorldNews: UK sentences ex-governor of Nigeria's Delta State to 13 years for fraud, money laundering http://wapo.st/Iu96up

BBCWorld: Polish ex-sports minister jailed http://bbc.in/HQsOmS

Reuters: Toshiba to buy IBM's point-of-sale terminal business: source http://reut.rs/IIVcry

MarketWatch: Citigroup picks Michael O'Neill as board chairman http://on.mktw.net/HPzeUY

BreakingNews: Google says they're 'investigating reports of an issue with Google Mail' - @NBCNews

PostWorldNews: Report: Iran arrests more than 15 foreign and locals on espionage charges http://wapo.st/IuobMI

CNN International: Experts say al-Assad gaining strength http://dlvr.it/1Ryzf0

Post World News: Jamaica, US struggle to fight island gangs using lottery scams to prey on the elderly http://wapo.st/Iuzqoh

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Dow Jones industrial average climbs 200 points. -BW

WSJ World News: Bank of Spain Warns on Economy http://on.wsj.com/JyPunR

PressTV: Egypt's banned candidates await ruling http://dlvr.it/1Ry60r

Post World News: Saudi official: Al-Qaida-linked militants behind kidnapping of diplomat in Yemen http://wapo.st/HNka9P

PoliticalTicker: Boehner endorses Romney - http://wp.me/p4HKM-ZeS

Reuters: US relaxes sanctions on Myanmar to permit certain humanitarian, religious, other not-for-profit activities: treasury statement

CNN International: Water poisoned at Afghan girls' school http://dlvr.it/1RxhrC

CBS News: About 20 women involved in Colombia scandal, says senator briefed on probe http://cbsn.ws/JyyOww

AlArabiya_Eng: #NorthKorea says February agreement with U.S. "no longer binding"

Al Arabiya English: #Syria sanctions group of nations denounces arms sales to regime

MarketWatch: European stocks rally as Spanish bond auction fares better than anticipated http://on.mktw.net/HR5BTA

Post World News: Military officials say 3 Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide car bombing in south http://wapo.st/Iu5toq

Reuters Top News: Pentagon sees progress, challenges in cyber warfare http://reut.rs/ITJLPf

AJELive: In rare interview, Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah speaks to Julian Assange about #Syria: http://aje.me/I2gMm6

The Economist: For years, EU-Belarus relations have frozen and unfrozen like the seasons, but with no harvest reaped http://econ.st/ItRVtd

PostWorldNews: Ex-guerrilla fighter appears to have won East Timor presidency; results not yet official http://wapo.st/IsQcnS

Al Arabiya English: Death toll in #Syria today has reached 47: coordination committees

MarketWatch: Apple shares up nearly $15 a share in rebound from five-session rout http://on.mktw.net/HQ1iEm

AlArabiya_Eng: Suicide bomber kills soldier in southern Somalia town: officials

cnnbrk: Newly signed law could make Mississippi first state where no abortions can be performed http://on.cnn.com/IJzx2A

Sky News Newsdesk: Former Nigerian state governor James Ibori jailed for 13 years for fraud and embezzlement

BBCWorld: US authorities say they have busted an online drugs ring known as The Farmer's Market http://bbc.in/HPklAn

AJEnglish: Egypt's presidential frontrunners appeal ban http://aje.me/It4wfX

HuffPostWorld: 150 Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in suspected anti-education attack http://huff.to/HNe4Gx

BBCWorld: Shares in Spanish oil firm #Repsol fall by more than 8%, since Argentina plans to nationalize its oil. http://bbc.in/HPpRTo

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Armed Libyans kidnap 80 Tunisians on the border between Libya and Tunisia

PostWorldNews: Reuters: Neil Heywood killed in cover-up plot http://wapo.st/It45Cv

PressTV: Denmark seeks probe into#Israeli beating http://dlvr.it/1RsT8P

PressTV: Roadside bomb kills 2 Afghan soldiers http://dlvr.it/1RsT9z

MarketWatch: Europe stocks extend gains after surprise ZEW gain for April; Stoxx 600 up 0.9% http://on.mktw.net/IJVvmb

guardiannews: UK inflation pushed to 3.5% by food and clothing price rises http://gu.com/p/37v5g/tw

AlArabiya_Eng: 15 people have been killed by the Syrian forces, mostly in Idlib: activists

BBC News (World): UK government intends to deport Abu #Qatada to Jordan on 30 April because his rights will not be violated, hearing told http://bbc.in/ItZwb5

BBCWorld: 1,200+ Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails begin hunger strike to protest against prison conditions http://bbc.in/ItgOVQ

PressTV: UK minimum wage lower than in 2004 http://dlvr.it/1RtTFC

PressTV: Yemeni soldiers chant slogans during a #protest in #Sanaa, demanding the dismissal of former president's.. http://twitpic.com/9audv4

PressTV: Macedonian protesters throw stones at riot police during a #protest against a recent violence, in front.. http://twitpic.com/9aue0n

AP: Mali soldiers detain politician, re-arrest former prime minister days after his release: http://apne.ws/HMJL2N - VW

Sky News Newsdesk: Tens of thousands of NHS workers to take industrial action on May 10th in continuing row over pensions

MarketWatch: Dow reclaims 13,000 mark as Nasdaq shakes off recent selling to move back above 3,000 http://on.mktw.net/JxJdZz

Reuters Top News: Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in anti-education attack http://reut.rs/HP46oB

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: An Italian woman kidnapped by armed men in Algeria's southern desert has been released

PressTV: Palestinians rally to mark Prisoners' Day http://dlvr.it/1RwJt7

PressTV: New dimensions have emerged of a simmering tension between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, as the Saudi news ch... http://fb.me/1Pr1bj3nL

AlArabiya_Eng: #American rescued by #Iran doctors after midair heart attack praises medical care http://goo.gl/0JiUQ

BBCWorld: Protests disrupt #Egypt football violence trial http://bbc.in/ItyFf8

AP: BREAKING: U.S. factory production fell 0.2 percent in March after 3 months of strong gains. -BW

AlArabiya_Eng: #IMF sees global economy pick-up, to 3.5% growth this year

BBCWorld: Is #BoXilai's downfall political, or is it a legal matter connected to murder of Briton's Neil Heywood? http://bbc.in/HPQLL3

BBCBreaking: Darrell Desuze, 17, sentenced to 8 years detention for killing man, 68, in England riots in August. http://bbc.in/HPQS9m

BBCBreaking: Desuze's mother, Lavinia, 31, jailed for 18 months for destroying son's clothes. More soon: http://bbc.in/HPQUy0

cnnbrk: Report recounts disoriented Air Canada pilot sending flight into dive, slamming passengers into ceiling. http://on.cnn.com/IDEcOa

HuffPostWorld: Sudan-South Sudan violence erupts http://huff.to/HZ6OWA

CNNMoney: Housing starts fall 5.8%in March to 654,000 annual rate, the government says. Building permits drop 4.5%. http://cnnmon.ie/bkgnews

AP: Radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada arrested in Britain and told he will be deported to Jordan: http://apne.ws/HMXuXd -BW

AP: NATO ministers to mull Afghan strategy ahead of alliance summit in Chicago: http://apne.ws/HMJRHH - VW

cnnbrk: 5 bodies recovered from wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia identified -- 2 of them Americans. http://on.cnn.com/Jx5KFE

HuffPostWorld: Opposition claims #Syria troops break ceasefire http://huff.to/JwBIBW

Reuters: Venezuela's election battle: Chavez vs Chavez http://reut.rs/HOGFMh

BBCWorld: #Mali's former prime minister Modibo Sidibe has been arrested, witnesses say http://bbc.in/HPFBG9

BBCBreaking: African Union suspends #Guinea-Bissau after coup last week. Details soon: http://bbc.in/HPFM44

cnni: India set to test long-distance missile http://dlvr.it/1Rv3yk

MarketWatch: Goldman Sachs posts higher earnings but lower revenue; quarterly dividend's increased 31% http://on.mktw.net/IiuDah

AJELive: Trial of Anders Behring #Breivik resumes in #Norway. Watch live I http://aje.me/tz8yfa I follow @jonahhull and @AJELive

Al Arabiya English: British peer denies offering £10 million bounty for capture of #Obama, Bush http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/17/208297.html

PressTV: Israeli forces injure Palestinian farmer http://dlvr.it/1Rrdhx


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: UN leader calls for three-month Syria observer mission with 300 monitors

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: UN leader says violent incidents, reports of casualties have escalated

Breaking News: More: No immediate confirmation of test launch from India government - @AP http://bit.ly/HV2yKc

Wall Street Journal: Breaking: Indian media say the test launch of a missile able to reach major Chinese cities was successful. http://wsj.com

PressTV: 'Family massacred in west-central Syria' http://dlvr.it/1SG4Pj

Breaking News: Japan stocks lag; Australia, South Korea edge higher - @MarketWatch http://on.mktw.net/HV3cpI

PressTV: Mutilated bodies found near#US border http://dlvr.it/1SFrNy

MarketWatch: Hong Kong energy stocks rise, but property weak; Hang Seng Index up 0.2% http://on.mktw.net/I66LUO

CBSNews: JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon to use insanity defense at trial http://cbsn.ws/ImVORi

PressTV: Switzerland ditches#EU on #Iran sanctions http://dlvr.it/1SFfbg

AJELive: Oil company #BP proposes #Gulf spill settlements | http://aje.me/HTHOP2

Reuters Top News: Russia admits irregularities in regional vote after protests http://reut.rs/HR0lyy

nytimesworld: Deal Near on Full Team of Cease-Fire Monitors for Syria http://nyti.ms/JHKDk9

New York Times World: European Rescue Fund May Face Biggest Test Yet http://nyti.ms/HIVfjQ

Guardian news: Sri Lankan woman faces beheading on witchcraft charge http://gu.com/p/37xtf/tf

Reuters Top News: GM in deal to buy stake from Chinese partner: source http://reut.rs/HU3Z9D

PostWorldNews: Russia creates independent task force to investigate crimes committed by police officers http://wapo.st/HSCiwb

Breaking News: US officials: CIA is seeking new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign - @washingtonpost http://wapo.st/J1EW6s

AJEnglish: After a quiet winter, #Occupy #WallStreet is gearing up again for a summer of protests | http://aje.me/JfHMC6

Post World News: Thousands of Honduran farmworkers briefly occupy land in dispute with large landowners, govt http://wapo.st/IO2MvK

MarketWatch: Japan stocks sink early, with some exporters giving back gains; Nikkei Average down 0.9% http://on.mktw.net/J4MinJ

PostWorldNews: Dominican Republic appoints special commission to investigate killing of Taiwanese diplomat http://wapo.st/J1sgws

Post World News: US ambassador raises concerns over Romania’s proposal to pay limited property restitution http://wapo.st/JgjgRn

HuffPostWorld: Massive ammo bust at Mexican border http://huff.to/I3meJf

Press TV: US confirms assistance to Syria rebels http://dlvr.it/1SDdSl

guardiannews: Robert Mugabe appeals for calm on Zimbabwe's independence day - video http://gu.com/p/37xgq/tf

AJEnglish: Egypt presidential hopefuls launch campaign http://aje.me/HTmppt

MarketWatch: Apple and Samsung enter 'peace talks' over their patent battle in California http://on.mktw.net/I2rvku [video]

PostWorldNews: Funds-short Italian museum of contemporary art burns painting, with artist consent, in protest http://wapo.st/JIBHeo

CBSNews: Secret Service scandal: 1 "for cause," 1 allowed to retire, 1 resigns; 8 others still under investigation.

AP: BREAKING: Secret Service: 3 employees leave agency in wake of Colombia scandal; investigation ongoing

nytimesworld: Reporter in Azerbaijan Beaten After Filming Dispute http://nyti.ms/IS6ASd

Reuters Top News: Yemen air strike kills six militants, government says http://reut.rs/IS542s

HuffPostWorld: Secret Service announces removal of agents following prostitution scandal http://huff.to/JIYF57

BreakingNews: US House approves Keystone XL pipeline project, extending funding through September - @reuters

The Associated Press: New Jersey district to pay $4.2M to settle lawsuit over bully's punch that paralyzed middle-schooler: http://apne.ws/HT0puP -CJ

MarketWatch: EBay reports 20% higher profit; shares rise after hours http://on.mktw.net/J0SvmA

CBS News: TV icon, pioneer Dick Clark dead at 82 http://cbsn.ws/HUoLH8

MarketWatch: Dow closes down 83 points, pulling back after two-day rally http://on.mktw.net/J3U94J

Breaking News UK: Sources: Former News International chief Rebekah Brooks and 10 phone hacking suspects may face charges - @pressassoc http://huff.to/HTes3o

AP: Judge quits Trayvon Martin shooting case, citing conflict of interest; replacement named: http://apne.ws/HTcVdI -CC

Reuters Top News: House panel okays $33 billion in food stamp cuts http://reut.rs/IRr2CL

cnni: Freak storm blasts Turkey's largest city http://dlvr.it/1SBh88

CNN International: Bahrain clears hunger strike protest http://dlvr.it/1SBh9V

Reuters Top News: Panetta apologizes for photos of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan http://reut.rs/I2uXLK

HuffPostWorld: Ahmadinejad's car mobbed by protesters http://huff.to/I2BPJe

MarketWatch: Ireland: Budget's on target despite slowing growth http://on.mktw.net/HQLKOQ

wsjworld: Italy Slashes Growth Forecast http://on.wsj.com/J3nWL1

WSJ World News: India Allows Cotton Exports http://on.wsj.com/J3nYCA

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.7% lower at $1,639.60 an ounce, its lowest settlement since April 5 http://on.mktw.net/HStSZ3

Reuters Top News: Special Report: Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon took $1.1 billion in shrouded personal loans http://reut.rs/HXyCIV

Press TV: Qatar named world obesity capital http://dlvr.it/1SB6ZC

BBC News (World): Reclassifying breast #cancer as "not one disease, but 10 different diseases" could improve treatment, study suggests http://bbc.in/Im2BuO

BBCWorld: Audi buys Italian motorcycle firm http://bbc.in/IR0dOV


Telegraph World News: Dozens under arrest in China in connection with Bo Xilai scandal http://tgr.ph/J49FLJ

MarketWatch: YPF's U.S.-listed shares plunge after trading halt is lifted http://on.mktw.net/IQZ61R

The Associated Press: South African police find girl, arrest suspects after video circulates of her being raped: http://apne.ws/JhaqD2 -CJ

Breaking News: Mali's ousted leader is in the Senegalese embassy, Senegal's president says - @BBCWorld http://bbc.in/J40uKY

CNN Breaking News: Police search area where missing Fort Bragg soldier last seen. http://on.cnn.com/JGPYbp

Guardian news: Google's Sergey Brin: state filtering of dissent threatens web freedom http://gu.com/p/37xbk/tw #openinternet

Reuters Top News: Keystone pipeline "rodeo" rides again in U.S. House http://reut.rs/I2mtEw

CNN Breaking News: Sen. Boxer says scandal-hit #GSA should "clean house." http://on.cnn.com/HSgFQ0

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: 32 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Local Coordinating Committees say, mostly in Idlib and Homs

MarketWatch: 'Spanish stocks are getting hit in all directions at the moment': BNP Paribas strategist http://on.mktw.net/HSf0Km

The Associated Press: U.S. Senate is getting its turn to delve into a General Services Administration spending scandal: http://apne.ws/HSF98x -CJ

Al Arabiya English: Protests against veil ban in Tunisian universities bring lectures to a halt http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/18/208661.html #AlArabiya

The Associated Press: US Supreme Court rules that organizations may not be sued for claims they aided in torture or killings abroad: http://apne.ws/JgMsrq

AP: American Muslim blames the FBI, saying he was tortured at their behest in United Arab Emirates: http://apne.ws/HSJEQh -CJ

nytimesworld: Iran Arrests 15 in Alleged Assassination Plot http://nyti.ms/IynDFu

Reuters: Yahoo, Amazon help Nasdaq turn positive http://reut.rs/HXEaDb

Reuters Top News: Berkshire shares dip on Buffett cancer news http://reut.rs/HY0k8v

Al Arabiya English: ‏#BreakingNews: 24 people have been killed by army gunfire across #Syria today: Local Coordinating Committees, mostly in Idlib and Homs

New York Times World: Landslide Peril Near Chinese Reservoir Grows, Official Says http://nyti.ms/IZtTuC

BBC Breaking News: Fuel tanker drivers reject deal to avert strikes, saying proposals do not go far enough - Unite union. Details soon http://bbc.in/IQCizi

Reuters Top News: Angry North Korea threatens retaliation, nuclear test expected http://reut.rs/HMg3G5

Reuters: Thousands housed in trailers after Katrina may get payments http://reut.rs/HWAmSL

Al Arabiya English: #Norway mass killer wants death or acquittal, warns of new attacks http://goo.gl/mIZGl

The Associated Press: VIDEO: Despite truce violations, Syria's foreign minister says troops will be pulled from the country's urban areas: http://apne.ws/HSyhbh

BreakingNews: Clashes hit Bahrain Formula One exhibit; security forces fire stun grenades at protesters - AP http://bit.ly/HSUabS

BBC Breaking News: India postpones launch of its first long-range missile Agni V, because of bad weather. Details soon http://bbc.in/IlLhGi

The Associated Press: Ohio executes man who fatally stabbed teen in 1985, marking state's 1st execution in 6 months: http://apne.ws/HSErrH -CJ

CNN Breaking News: 5 killed, 5 wounded in aerial attack in South Sudan, official says. http://on.cnn.com/IlJyAM

guardiannews: Tory council happily running 'conservatory tax' for past five years http://gu.com/p/37vhg/tf

Al Arabiya English: Ship suspected of arms smuggling to #Syria docks in #Turkey http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/18/208640.html

AP: US Embassy in Nigeria issues emergency warning to its citizens over fears that Boko Haram is planning attacks on hotels in Abuja

BBCBreaking: #Unemployment in UK fell by 35,000 between December & February to 2.65 million, official figures show http://bbc.in/JeTKMp

guardianworld: Remorseless and baffling, Breivik's testimony leaves Norway no wiser http://gu.com/p/37vyg/tw

PressTV: Separate blasts kill 21 in Syria http://dlvr.it/1S4584

PressTV: 'Saudi Arabia executes 8 #Iranian sailors' http://dlvr.it/1S45Ft

SaeedKD: Iranian singer Arya Aramnejad sentenced to a year in jail: http://gu.com/p/37v7z/tw

BBCBreaking: David #Gilroy gets life term in prison at High Court in Edinburgh for the murder of Suzanne Pilley http://bbc.in/HXkjUP

SkyNewsBreak: TUC general secretary Brendan Barber is to retire later this year.

cnni: U.N. wives to Mrs. al-Assad: Stop him http://dlvr.it/1S49Vg

AP: AP VIDEO: Two years after Deepwater Horizon spill, fish are mysteriously sick in the Gulf of Mexico: http://youtu.be/C1Xfd89uUJo -ldh

PostWorldNews: Dangers from China's Three Gorges Dam may force another 100,000 people to be displaced http://wapo.st/HOHmo8

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks open lower as tech-company results dampen mood http://on.mktw.net/JcBrVk

PressTV: UK forced to publish sinful archive http://dlvr.it/1S4CQ9

AJEnglish: Every 14 days a language dies. We follow the indigenous people battling2reclaim their language & culture http://aje.me/Jfgv2W

cnni: Israeli officer fired for striking activist http://dlvr.it/1S63Wv

guardianworld: Britain planned to test virulent poison gas in what is now Botswana, colonial archives reveal http://gu.com/p/37vep/tw

AP: Swiss gov't says it has extended sanctions against Iran by freezing assets of 11 more companies and people: http://apne.ws/Jfy9Dx -CJ

AP: Invasive beetle that has destroyed millions of ash trees has been found east of NY's Hudson River for 1st time: http://apne.ws/HShLI7

PostWorldNews: Mali junta defends arrests of politicians from ousted regime after president raises concern http://wapo.st/HSg0dS

AJELive: Shooting reportedly broke out in Arbeen during a visit by UN observers http://aje.me/I5Qx1m

Reuters: Syria says wants only small, "neutral" truce mission http://reut.rs/IP5UNh

HuffPostWorld: India to test nuclear missile that can hit Beijing http://huff.to/J2pD8U

BreakingNews: The Pentagon says it requested that the Los Angeles Times not publish the photographs depicting US soldiers - @NBCNews

BreakingNews: Spain's King Juan Carlos says he is sorry for having gone on African elephant-hunting trip - @AP

cnni: Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit Norway http://dlvr.it/1S6b7c

LA Times releases photos depicting US troops posing with bodies of Afghan suicide bombers [graphic] - @latimes http://lat.ms/J2zfkd

PostWorldNews: 22 soldiers die in South Sudan-Sudan border battle; violence hits new area of volatile border http://wapo.st/Jfx3aP

PressTV: Six Syrian police killed in bomb attack http://dlvr.it/1S6lRB

PressTV: Israeli forces injure young girl in Gaza http://dlvr.it/1S3tzX

Sky News Newsdesk: Tesco announces full-year, pre-tax profits rise 5.3% to £3.8bn, group sales up 7.4% to £72bn

MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average ends 2.1% higher on U.S. gains, weaker yen http://on.mktw.net/HPzRbS

BBC News (World): China new home prices dip further http://bbc.in/Jer5ac

Post World News: Several nations trying to penetrate U.S. cyber-networks, says ex-FBI official http://wapo.st/JaVm73

Post World News: Russian lawmakers target gay ‘propaganda’ http://wapo.st/HNQRUy

The Associated Press: Voters in Arizona's 8th Congressional District pick Jesse Kelly as GOP candidate for Giffords' seat: http://apne.ws/IwMGc0 -MS

wsjworld: Australia Ready to Help IMF http://on.wsj.com/JCKfU7

WSJ World News: Bin Laden's Family to Leave Pakistan http://on.wsj.com/IOqA87

Al Arabiya English: Death toll mounts as U.N. observers admit tough task to firm up Syria ceasefire http://goo.gl/KjjE5 #AlArabiya #Syria #Assad

HuffPostWorld: ‏Syrian troops resume shelling http://huff.to/I0q4D8

Post World News: Street fight: Mexican presidential contenders feud over unfinished highway http://wapo.st/HNERm6

Press TV: European car sales lowest in 14 years http://dlvr.it/1S2xvl

New York Times World: Debate Grows as Europe Fears Return of Fiscal Crisis http://nyti.ms/HOxquZ

Press TV: Aussies want suspension of#US military cooperation http://dlvr.it/1S2kM4

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012

The Associated Press: Men at Work flautist, saxophonist Greg Ham found dead in Melbourne home: http://apne.ws/JpSiHa -RAS

Al Jazeera English: Colombia's FARC denies plans to surrender http://aje.me/Jq8Qie

PostWorldNews: Brazil police say trio accused of killing and eating 2 women may have killed 5 more http://wapo.st/I1Yd3p

MarketWatch: Hong Kong shares lose ground in early trading; Hang Seng Index down 0.4% http://on.mktw.net/JcgLxE

PostWorldNews: Mysterious die-off of hundreds of dolphins in Peru investigated by scientists, officials http://wapo.st/J79aVT

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: Tajikistan: 34 Jailed on Terror Charges http://nyti.ms/HUK7j3

MarketWatch: Japan stocks slip lower, with techs among top decliners; Nikkei Average down 0.2% http://on.mktw.net/JaEuRo

WSJ World News: Brazil's Growth-Driving Efforts Hit Milestone http://on.wsj.com/JknQLC

PostWorldNews: Jamaica forms gov't task force to fight lottery scams, protect island's image as tourist haven http://wapo.st/I240WH

AlArabiya_Eng: Mali junta frees detained politicians, soldiers: lawmaker

PressTV: Argentina seizes Repsol's gas firm http://dlvr.it/1SNqNX

BBCWorld: Pakistani women's lives destroyed by acid attacks http://bbc.in/HWuBsG

AlArabiya_Eng: 30 people have been killed by Syrian forces on Thursday: Syrian activists

PostWorldNews: Azerbaijan says arrested terror suspects linked to al-Qaida, Iran http://wapo.st/JhEuLZ

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Acid attacks increase in Pakistan http://bbc.in/HVYXaT

Reuters: Obama, top Senate Democrat split on nuclear nominee http://reut.rs/IVWyiU

BBCWorld: South Sudan oil seizure 'illegal' http://bbc.in/HWAo1o

guardiannews: Bahrain protests continue after night of clashes - video http://gu.com/p/3729q/tf

nytimesworld: 2 Guantanamo Bay Detainees Freed in El Salvador http://nyti.ms/Jkg1Wd

Guardian news: US drone strikes in Yemen crucial to prevent terrorist threat, Panetta says http://gu.com/p/372ch/tf

WSJ: Spending for the food stamp program rose to $72 bil in 2011, up from $30 bil four years earlier. http://on.wsj.com/HTUpA6

BreakingNews: Lawyers: California federal prosecutor investigating Goldman Sachs employee for insider trading - Reuters

Post World News: Yemen military says 19 militants killed in offensive on al-Qaida stronghold http://wapo.st/JoR2ny

Reuters Top News: Yemen army kills 13 Islamists in south http://reut.rs/I1XfnP

AlArabiya_Eng: Tension heightens amid claims of oil-smuggling from Iraq to Israel via Jordan http://goo.gl/3ycv7

MarketWatch: Microsoft shares rise in late trading after earnings beat estimates http://on.mktw.net/JjGvaC

Reuters: Microsoft profit falls slightly http://reut.rs/IXYY0p

MarketWatch: Dow finishes down 69 points; Apple's 3% decline weighs on tech sector http://on.mktw.net/ISW1sK

Breaking News: Senior US official says Blackhawk helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan; crew of 4 believed to be on board - @NBCNews

Post World News: Mexican volcano hurls hot rock half-mile into sky; officials warn more eruptions likely http://wapo.st/ISOOsx

Al Arabiya English: 21 people have been killed by the Syrian forces today: Syrian activists

MarketWatch: Dow industrials down 120-plus points as day's tone turns decidedly negative http://on.mktw.net/JokHxa

MarketWatch: Apple down more than 3% after Qualcomm comment http://on.mktw.net/JomNgB

Reuters: Global growth subdued, heavily reliant on Asia http://reut.rs/IXiLx9

Breaking News: Levon Helm, former leader of The Band, dies at age 71 - @recordonline http://bit.ly/I5xHYN

WSJ: 1 in 7 Americans use food stamps and the rolls will continue to increase through 2014, according to CBO report. http://on.wsj.com/HTUpA6

MarketWatch: Twenty-eight of 30 Dow components in the red http://on.mktw.net/JomNgx

HuffPostWorld: Bollywood actress kidnapped, strangled and beheaded by costars http://huff.to/HQfhb9

SmartMoney: At about $600, Apple stock might still be a good deal. Here's why. http://sm.wsj.com/HW5Z3a VIDEO

BBCWorld: US bases now being dismantled in #Afghanistan, and almost everything is shipped back to the States http://bbc.in/HWfhfB

PressTV: Moderate earthquake hits eastern#Japan http://dlvr.it/1SLWFf

PressTV: Militants attack power tower in#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1SLWGD

Reuters Top News: Egyptian protesters take long walk to Tahrir http://reut.rs/Jo8gS9

Press TV: Militants blow up school in NW#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1SLSWl

wsjworld: Lagarde Says IMF Funds to Be Boosted http://on.wsj.com/JoalgO

BBCWorld: Ex-pastor becomes first genocide suspect to be sent back by UN tribunal to #Rwanda for trial http://bbc.in/HWcwLr

Reuters Top News: Republican business tax cut seen passing U.S. House http://reut.rs/IBavQ7

Post World News: Veterans Affairs department plans to add about 1,900 mental health staff as more seek care http://wapo.st/ISghL4

Reuters Top News: Tunisia sees tourists return after revolt http://reut.rs/IX3LiS

cnni: Three arrested in UK corruption probe http://dlvr.it/1SJrX6

cnni: Sudan threatens S. Sudan http://dlvr.it/1SJrWW

CNN International: Killer Breivik trained on video games for massacre http://dlvr.it/1SJrXc

Post World News: Group says 2 lay Tibetans critically injured after setting themselves on fire in eastern Tibet http://wapo.st/HVENiN

Reuters Top News: Bank of America tops expectations on better credit quality http://reut.rs/I0VDLe

CNN Breaking News: Tennessee's Pat Summitt to be awarded Medal of Freedom. http://on.cnn.com/IBjeBJ

BBCWorld: Many Timbuktu residents 'fleeing' http://bbc.in/IWYjw9

guardianworld: Rape of disabled 17-year-old girl prompts outrage over sexual violence in South Africa http://gu.com/p/3728a/tw

cnnbrk: Small plane that circled over Gulf with "unresponsive" pilot has crashed. http://on.cnn.com/IWK5eP

ReutersPolitics: Ohio Governor John Kasich endorses Romney http://bit.ly/I1lliE

Post World News: Mali military: Country faces ‘new threat’ with 22 arrested after weapons stockpiles found http://wapo.st/HVxwj3

CBSNews: Sick, deformed fish spotted in Gulf in "disturbing numbers" http://cbsn.ws/I1AvEC

WSJ News Graphics: Cost of a gallon of gas nationwide has fallen for two straight weeks-avg. retail price of regular gasoline-$3.922. http://twitpic.com/9bo4kz

SkyNewsBreak: MoD: Soldier who died in the UK yesterday from wounds sustained in Afghanistan named as Sapper Connor Ray

guardiannews: Google shutting out rivals, claims Russian search engine Yandex http://gu.com/p/3724c/tw #OpenInternet

guardian: Bo Xilai case shines light on corruption in China. Officials smuggled £80bn out of the country in last20years http://gu.com/p/37227/tw

Breaking News: Congressional source confirms to @NBCNews that more resignations of Secret Service agents in Colombia scandal are expected

SkyNewsBreak: Government defeats Labour's 'granny tax' amendment by 67 votes.

MarketWatch: Spain's benchmark IBEX gauge closes below 7,000 for first time since March 2009 http://on.mktw.net/J8oX4w

Al Jazeera English: Opinion: The significance of indigenous mobilisations http://aje.me/HUztOw

Breaking News: Unconscious pilot at controls of private plane circling over Gulf of Mexico; authorities expect it will soon crash into water - @NBCNews

Reuters Top News: Existing home sales fall 2.6 percent in March http://reut.rs/IATMwb

MarketWatch: Splunk shares soar 88% in IPO http://on.mktw.net/J00Ag $SPLK

Breaking News: Nigeria opens secret prison for radical Islamist sect, security official says - @AP http://bit.ly/JfJwNG

Guardian news: Hunt for Joseph Kony will kill more innocent people, charities warn http://gu.com/p/3725x/tw

Al Arabiya English: Assad still enjoys big popularity and support from the army: Panetta

cnnbrk: Dive team to return to pond in missing Fort Bragg soldier search. http://on.cnn.com/JillcS

AlArabiya_Eng: The Syrian opposition is divided and we cannot depend on the defections inside the Syrian army: US Defense Secretary Panetta

Reuters Top News: Nokia ditches sales chief as smartphone disappoints http://reut.rs/IURL15

Guardian World: Russian police arrest 13 outside Pussy Riot court hearing http://gu.com/p/37237/tw



Rupert Murdoch to give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry on Wednesday and Thursday next week, and his son James will appear on Tuesday - PA

ReutersPolitics: Obama to renominate Republican Kristine Svinicki to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission http://reut.rs/Jn3tAf

AJELive: In Feature: #Syria's carnival that ended in bloodshed http://aje.me/Iz4RxI

AP: Security forces have fired tear gas and stun grenades at anti-government protesters in Bahrain

Home sales fell last month, sign that market remains weak: http://apne.ws/Ji6hfn

MarketWatch: Europe stocks rebound ahead of Spanish auctions; Stoxx 600 up 0.7% http://on.mktw.net/IPATDA

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: A new bombing in al-Huriya neighborhood in Iraq: correspondent

PressTV: 'US bankers want Occupiers in Jail' http://dlvr.it/1SJ7nD

AP: Oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil will not be allowed to bid in May energy auction over oil deals with Kurds, Iraqi official says

AJELive: #India's #Jarawa tribe, who still hunt with bows and arrows, are facing #extinction | Video report: http://aje.me/HVBN7a

BBCWorld: Crimes against person incl muggings&robberies, up 8%last year, but crime overall down3%- British Crime Survey http://bbc.in/IUAWn8

PostWorldNews: Kazakhstan court jails 47 on terrorism charges after closed trial http://wapo.st/JMaCXQ

HuffPostWorld: Protesters mob #Iran president's car http://huff.to/I2BPJe

Reuters: Myanmar oath standoff puts Suu Kyi's MP debut in doubt http://reut.rs/I0IRfy

BBCWorld: #Spain's borrowing costs increase. 10-year bond yields rise to 5.74% http://bbc.in/IUK1fB

AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: A team of observers arrive in Deraa, Syria: coordination committees

AP: Sheriff says 3 killed following shooting at cockfighting match in south Texas: http://apne.ws/HVbmxv - VW
BreakingNews: Nokia posts 1st quarter net loss of ?929m ($1.2 bln) company hit by strong competition as revenue plunges - AP

MarketWatch: New York Times shares jump 7.4% after earnings report http://on.mktw.net/I4UBQ7



PressTV: Scene of two car bombs close to the northern oil rich city of #Kirkuk, Iraq, April 19, 2012, which left severa http://twitpic.com/9bjxan

MarketWatch: EBay shares surge 10% as investors react to earnings and outlook http://on.mktw.net/I4TMXu

BBCBreaking: Three men jailed for life for gang-related shooting that left five-year-old girl paralysed. http://bbc.in/IV2ys6

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Israel remembers Holocaust with two minute silence http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/19/208780.html #YadVashem

Breaking News: EU officials say the bloc is set to suspend most sanctions against Myanmar for 1 year to assess country's progress towards democracy - @AP

Al Arabiya English: 10 people have been killed by the gunfire of Syrian government force: Syrian activists #AlArabiya #Syria

andrewbensonf1: #ForceIndia incident in #Bahrain "much more serious than initially described - Molotov cocktails and tear gas involved"

WSJ: Breaking: U.S. jobless claims fell by 2,000 to 386,000 in the latest week. http://wsj.com

PreetaTweets: Human Genome Sciences discloses, rejects $2.6b offer from Glaxo, says will explore strategic alternatives. $HGSI $GSK

AlArabiya_Eng: Update: At least 36 killed in series of 20 explosions across #Iraq http://goo.gl/eI9qV

Reuters: Bashir says Sudan to teach South "final lesson by force" http://reut.rs/JluLHf

AJEnglish: Captured suspect in Taliban attacks on Kabul says he is from a 200-strong suicide squad trained in Pakistan http://aje.me/HVl6aZ

MarketWatch: Bank of America's Moynihan on first-quarter results: 'Our strategy is paying off' http://on.mktw.net/JhlNbf

SkyNewsBreak: Five men arrested by North-East Counter Terrorism Unit on suspicion of posting race hate material online.

Reuters: Rights groups condemn attack on journalist in Azerbaijan http://reut.rs/Jm2f8p

AP: British police arrest 3 in investigation into bribery of police by journalists: http://apne.ws/JhgZ5D - VW

AJEnglish: What is the 99% Spring calling for? @AJInsideStoryAm discusses | http://aje.me/JfHMC6

MarketWatch: Losses deepen for Spain's IBEX equities index, down more than 1% http://on.mktw.net/I0XYpu

AJELive: BREAKING: At least six deadly bombings have rocked Iraqi capital #Baghdad, killing at least seven people. More soon http://aje.me/t1LLu8

Al Arabiya English: #IMF says secures $320 billion in drive for new funds http://goo.gl/2zWQu
The Associated Press: Boats, helicopters scour ocean off Southern California for gray whale tangled in fishing line: http://apne.ws/HUk8u4 - VW

Press TV: US jailed, tortured Muslim in Abu Dhabi http://dlvr.it/1SHCWr

Reuters Top News: FLASH: Series of explosions hit Iraq's capital, number of casualties unknown - police sources

Reuters Top News: Syria hasn't fully complied with Annan peace plan: U.N. chief http://reut.rs/IA75No

Guardian news: 350,000 children 'will lose free school meals in welfare reform' – charity http://gu.com/p/37xfz/tf

WSJ World News: Australia PM Pushes Case For Rate Cut http://on.wsj.com/IP9mSQ

New York Times World: Veterans Affairs Dept. to Increase Mental Health Staffing http://nyti.ms/I0jdHV

Press TV: US to start last operation in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1SGpTg

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