Monday, April 16, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 16th of April 2012

BBCWorld: India trims interest rate to 8%

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

BreakingNews: Alert level raised for Popocatepetl volcano, 50 miles from Mexico City - @reuters

PressTV: Police arrest four 99-percenters in NY

BreakingNews: Earthquake, magnitude 6.5, shakes Santiago, central Chile - @usgs, @reuters

PostWorldNews: Peru authorities search for 2 police officers who disappeared during search for hostages

PressTV: Over 200#Yemenis killed in one week

CNN International: Argentina to renationalize oil group

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

BBC News (World): China increases US debt holding

Reuters Top News: U.S. busts global online drug market, arrests eight

MarketWatch: Hong Kong banking stocks weigh on market; Hang Seng Index down 0.2%

MarketWatch: Unless politicians can get their act together, almost everyone's taxes will increase starting Jan 1st.

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Greece: Ex-Official Is Detained

Reuters Top News: Australia to exit Afghanistan a year early: media

AJEnglish: Argentina to seize control of oil company

Al Jazeera English: Matan Ruak leads East Timor vote count

BBC News (World): 'Pilot fatigue' caused jet dive

MarketWatch: Japan stocks inch higher, but some tech majors fall; Nikkei Average up 0.1%

Reuters Top News: Man plotted suicide bomb on NYC subway: co-defendant

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

Reuters Top News: Senate GOP blocks "Buffett Rule," a minimum 30% income tax on millionaires

BBC News (World): Human rights 'crisis' in Bahrain

JackOtter: Best Buy releases complete list of stores it's closing. Is yours on it?

Press TV: UK faces worst water shortage since 1976

Post World News: Rwanda opposition leader withdraws from trial, cites lack of independent judiciary

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

Al Arabiya English: Israel holds 47 ‘flytilla’ activists pending expulsion

BBC News (World): Senate weighs Obama Buffett Rule

Post World News: Numbers of troops, fighters in various factions in Afghanistan

Reuters: Big Tobacco pays states $6.5 billion under accord

MarketWatch: Dow ends up 77 points; Apple's 5-day losing streak is longest since October 2011

MarketWatch: All eyes are on Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson as their earnings report nears $YHOO

guardiannews: Unemployment of Europe's young people soars by 50%

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

PressTV: #Iran seizes four tons of narcotics: Cmdr.

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

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

nytimesworld: Iraq Arrest Calls Fair Elections Into Question

AlArabiya_Eng: #Pakistan's #Haqqani militants behind major attack in #Afghanistan: #Pentagon

MarketWatch: U.S. economy grew 2.6% in first quarter: survey

PressTV: Shia massacre continues in#Pakistan

The Associated Press: More on Jim Yong Kim: President of Dartmouth College chosen to be next president of the World Bank: -EF

Wall Street Journal: Apple is down about 9% in five trading days. Here's why:

Guardian news: Iranian-Canadian 'spy' faces imminent execution, says family

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'

BBCWorld: #Bangladesh railways minister resigns over corruption allegations

PressTV: US drone strike kills dozens of Somalis

Reuters Top News: Afghan Taliban rehearsed attack for two months

WSJ World News: China Halts Sale of Drugs Over Capsules

BBC News (World): Delta Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

MarketWatch: Shares of Endocyte soar 101% on Merck deal

Reuters: New verdict deepens mystery on Italy bombings

Reuters: Danish foreign minister: no room for weakening Iran sanctions

nytimesworld: China Prime Minister Calls for Corruption Crackdown

AJEnglish: UK businessman 'poisoned' in China scandal

Reuters Top News: Bombs kill militant, wound FSB agent in Russia's Caucasus

Al Arabiya English: Tunisians to organize book reading sessions instead of protests

CNN Breaking News: Inmates hold nearly 100 hostage in Brazilian prison riot.

AP: Mitt Romney's search for a vice president goes forward as he taps longtime adviser to lead selection: -EF

CNN International: Hostages taken in Brazilian prison riot

Reuters Top News: Iran ready to resolve nuclear issues if sanctions are lifted: foreign minister

Post World News: Afghan officials blame weekend attacks on Haqqani network

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

PressTV: Every#US troop death: 25 vet suicides

Reuters Top News: Smirking Norway killer Breivik pleads not guilty

BBC News (World): Violence between #Hindu groups at beef-eating festival in India

Reuters: Spanish debt heading toward crisis levels

PressTV: Bahraini activists climb embassy wall

Wall Street Journal: Apple and Google shares are both getting torched this morning

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