Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 18th April 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

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

PressTV: 'Family massacred in west-central Syria'

Breaking News: Japan stocks lag; Australia, South Korea edge higher - @MarketWatch

PressTV: Mutilated bodies found near#US border

MarketWatch: Hong Kong energy stocks rise, but property weak; Hang Seng Index up 0.2%

CBSNews: JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon to use insanity defense at trial

PressTV: Switzerland ditches#EU on #Iran sanctions

AJELive: Oil company #BP proposes #Gulf spill settlements |

Reuters Top News: Russia admits irregularities in regional vote after protests

nytimesworld: Deal Near on Full Team of Cease-Fire Monitors for Syria

New York Times World: European Rescue Fund May Face Biggest Test Yet

Guardian news: Sri Lankan woman faces beheading on witchcraft charge

Reuters Top News: GM in deal to buy stake from Chinese partner: source

PostWorldNews: Russia creates independent task force to investigate crimes committed by police officers

Breaking News: US officials: CIA is seeking new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign - @washingtonpost

AJEnglish: After a quiet winter, #Occupy #WallStreet is gearing up again for a summer of protests |

Post World News: Thousands of Honduran farmworkers briefly occupy land in dispute with large landowners, govt

MarketWatch: Japan stocks sink early, with some exporters giving back gains; Nikkei Average down 0.9%

PostWorldNews: Dominican Republic appoints special commission to investigate killing of Taiwanese diplomat

Post World News: US ambassador raises concerns over Romania’s proposal to pay limited property restitution

HuffPostWorld: Massive ammo bust at Mexican border

Press TV: US confirms assistance to Syria rebels

guardiannews: Robert Mugabe appeals for calm on Zimbabwe's independence day - video

AJEnglish: Egypt presidential hopefuls launch campaign

MarketWatch: Apple and Samsung enter 'peace talks' over their patent battle in California [video]

PostWorldNews: Funds-short Italian museum of contemporary art burns painting, with artist consent, in protest

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

Reuters Top News: Yemen air strike kills six militants, government says

HuffPostWorld: Secret Service announces removal of agents following prostitution scandal

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: -CJ

MarketWatch: EBay reports 20% higher profit; shares rise after hours

CBS News: TV icon, pioneer Dick Clark dead at 82

MarketWatch: Dow closes down 83 points, pulling back after two-day rally

Breaking News UK: Sources: Former News International chief Rebekah Brooks and 10 phone hacking suspects may face charges - @pressassoc

AP: Judge quits Trayvon Martin shooting case, citing conflict of interest; replacement named: -CC

Reuters Top News: House panel okays $33 billion in food stamp cuts

cnni: Freak storm blasts Turkey's largest city

CNN International: Bahrain clears hunger strike protest

Reuters Top News: Panetta apologizes for photos of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan

HuffPostWorld: Ahmadinejad's car mobbed by protesters

MarketWatch: Ireland: Budget's on target despite slowing growth

wsjworld: Italy Slashes Growth Forecast

WSJ World News: India Allows Cotton Exports

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.7% lower at $1,639.60 an ounce, its lowest settlement since April 5

Reuters Top News: Special Report: Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon took $1.1 billion in shrouded personal loans

Press TV: Qatar named world obesity capital

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

BBCWorld: Audi buys Italian motorcycle firm

Post World News: U.S., allies and Afghan government ready plan for end of combat operations in 2014

Telegraph World News: Dozens under arrest in China in connection with Bo Xilai scandal

MarketWatch: YPF's U.S.-listed shares plunge after trading halt is lifted

The Associated Press: South African police find girl, arrest suspects after video circulates of her being raped: -CJ

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

CNN Breaking News: Police search area where missing Fort Bragg soldier last seen.

Guardian news: Google's Sergey Brin: state filtering of dissent threatens web freedom #openinternet

Reuters Top News: Keystone pipeline "rodeo" rides again in U.S. House

CNN Breaking News: Sen. Boxer says scandal-hit #GSA should "clean house."

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

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

Al Arabiya English: Protests against veil ban in Tunisian universities bring lectures to a halt #AlArabiya

The Associated Press: US Supreme Court rules that organizations may not be sued for claims they aided in torture or killings abroad:

AP: American Muslim blames the FBI, saying he was tortured at their behest in United Arab Emirates: -CJ

nytimesworld: Iran Arrests 15 in Alleged Assassination Plot

Reuters: Yahoo, Amazon help Nasdaq turn positive

Reuters Top News: Berkshire shares dip on Buffett cancer news

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

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

Reuters Top News: Angry North Korea threatens retaliation, nuclear test expected

Reuters: Thousands housed in trailers after Katrina may get payments

Al Arabiya English: #Norway mass killer wants death or acquittal, warns of new attacks

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

BreakingNews: Clashes hit Bahrain Formula One exhibit; security forces fire stun grenades at protesters - AP

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

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

CNN Breaking News: 5 killed, 5 wounded in aerial attack in South Sudan, official says.

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