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 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

Post World News: U.S., allies and Afghan government ready plan for end of combat operations in 2014 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-allies-and-afghan-government-ready-plan-for-end-of-combat-operations-in-2014/2012/04/18/gIQAX9bZQT_story.html?wprss=rss_social-world-headlines

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

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