Monday, April 30, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 30th of April 2012



Al Arabiya English: Tension escalates in Cairo as military council rules out any cabinet reshuffle http://goo.gl/OoduQ #AlArabiya

Post World News: Troops, inmates face off at Venezuela prison after official says escape prevented with gunfire http://bit.ly/IkUT74


MarketWatch: Australia cuts policy rate by half-point to 3.75%, sending Australian dollar lower http://on.mktw.net/IDw2cH

Al Arabiya English: Death toll mounts as Syrian forces fire at overnight demos amid more army defections http://goo.gl/XRxiH

PressTV: Tunisian activists head to Gaza Strip http://dlvr.it/1VqdNj

Post World News: Rio de Janeiro slums prove hard to ‘pacify’ ahead of World Cup, Olympics http://bit.ly/IkFyn3

Wall Street Journal: BofA planning about 2,000 staff cuts in its investment units, said people familiar w/ the
situation. http://on.wsj.com/JKm2N8 (subscriber-only)

PressTV: Anti-regime demo held in Sana'a http://dlvr.it/1VqG3s

AJEnglish: Deaths in Colombian helicopter crash http://aje.me/IlbLuu

PressTV: South Africa ups oil imports from #Iran http://dlvr.it/1Vpz9h

Reuters: Key Freddie Mac executive steps down: filing http://reut.rs/Iq2qSY via reuters

PressTV: 7 die in another day of violence in#Iraq http://dlvr.it/1Vq4Mx

nytimesworld: Senators Reject Claim That Torture Helped Hunt for Bin Laden http://nyti.ms/Ipb1U1

nytimesworld: Barak Says All Israeli Options Remain Open on Iran http://nyti.ms/JK7Pjk

BBC News (World): Turkey to write new constitution http://bbc.in/IM0zTh

Reuters: Wrongly convicted Colorado man set free after 16 years http://reut.rs/Il3qXV

Reuters Top News: Mexico congress backs bill to support drug war victims http://reut.rs/JmfHp0

Reuters: White powder packages sent to Wells Fargo NYC branches http://reut.rs/KnhMSp

wsjworld: North Mali Gripped by Rape and Theft, Group Says http://on.wsj.com/JwBYmZ

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: Nigeria: Police Convoy Attacked http://nyti.ms/JK7Qnh

nytimesworld: Springfield, Mass., Fights Crime Using Green Beret Tactics http://nyti.ms/IQHZwu

Wall Street Journal: Government’s contribution to GDP is slipping. Expenditures and investment fell by $51.7B. WSJ Vital Signs: http://on.wsj.com/JlR77I

MarketWatch: Japan stocks fall in post-holiday return as stronger yen weighs; Nikkei Average down 0.6% http://on.mktw.net/IDcMw3

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Chinese activist location unknown http://bbc.in/ILGjkE

AlArabiya_Eng: Outgunned Syrian opposition forces make shift to homemade bombs #Syria http://tinyurl.com/cda33vu

Al Arabiya English: #Egypt expects tourism to rebound this year to pre-revolution levels http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/04/30/211237.html

CBSNews: #Occupy: What to expect in May Day general strike http://cbsn.ws/KxlyxG #OWS (via

Breaking News: 'Several dead' in gunfight at Mali TV, radio station - @afp http://f24.my/JxrzZW

CBS News: American al Qaeda offering insights at NYC trial http://cbsn.ws/J6vSJ7 (via @CBSEveningNews)

Agence France-Presse: "Very clear signs" that French journalist has been kidnapped by #FARC rebels, says #Colombia's president http://yhoo.it/JxpDjZ #AFP

CBSNewsHotSheet: Romney will not appear with Gingrich when Gingrich drops out Wednesday, the Gingrich campaign confirms.

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Greece gearing up for elections http://bbc.in/ILlXbj

Al Arabiya English: #Saudi ambassador to #Cairo plays down tension with #Egypt http://ow.ly/aCeop

Al Jazeera English: Explosions hit northern Syrian city http://aje.me/IQD1yi

HuffPostWorld: More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike http://huff.to/JxebVK

Al Jazeera English: Op-ed: #Iraq has huge potential oil wealth, but food rationing is keeping much of the population alive, notes Stan Cox http://aje.me/IPSiPI

AP: Disturbing new research says number of U.S. babies born with signs of opiate drug withdrawal triples in a decade: http://apne.ws/IQnBtM

Press TV: Bad economy driving up domestic violence http://dlvr.it/1VmqGd

Al Jazeera English: Fears over Heathrow chaos before Olympics http://aje.me/IkLtZg

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Iran women's dress-code crackdown http://bbc.in/IKYyXm

Wall Street Journal: Chinese officials and the US Embassy in Beijing stay mum on the whereabouts of escaped activist Chen Guangcheng. http://on.wsj.com/KqDkyq

Reuters Top News: Delta to buy U.S. refinery for $150 million http://reut.rs/ICX4AZ

BBC News (World): Peru policeman in jungle ordeal http://bbc.in/ICWseN

WSJ: Dow ends up 1.59 pts for April -- its 7th straight monthly gain and the longest monthly winning streak in 5 yrs. http://on.wsj.com/J5NVzp

MarketWatch: More Americans are renting instead of owning, and paying more to do so http://on.mktw.net/Jx5WsF

CNN International: Chavez faces more cancer treatment http://dlvr.it/1VmdV0

MarketWatch: Dow's seven-month winning streak is longest since 2007 http://on.mktw.net/JZfUFJ

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks end lower Monday; S&P suffers first monthly decline of 2012 http://on.mktw.net/IoK5FO

The Associated Press: Top environmental official in the oil-rich South and Southwest region resigns over 'crucify' comment: http://apne.ws/IkEgs9 -RAS

Agence France-Presse: Blind Chinese dissident Chen #Guangcheng holed up in the US embassy in Beijing, activist Hu Jia says http://yhoo.it/IoGw2f #China #AFP

BreakingNews: Oklahoma Supreme Court: Petition to grant 'personhood' rights to embryos is unconstitutional - AP

Al Jazeera English: How Indigenous community groups help to revive the forest on which they & #Borneo's wildlife have always relied | http://aje.me/JuuQJw

guardianworld: Al-Qaida's wretched utopia and the battle for hearts and minds http://gu.com/p/378nh/tw (report by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad)

AFP: Widow of #Pakistan man shot dead by CIA contractor last year is killed by her father for refusing to remarry http://yhoo.it/IKAlR9 #AFP

Al Arabiya English: Gunfire heard in #Mali capital Bamako, presidential guard seen deploying in parts of city: witnesses

Reuters Top News: Exxon Mobil shuts Louisiana pipeline after leak http://reut.rs/JXpu9g

Breaking News: Gunfire heard in Mali capital Bamako, presidential guard seen deploying in parts of city, witnesses say - @Reuters

guardiannews: BP to start three new Gulf of Mexico oil rigs http://gu.com/p/378nf/tf

HuffPostWorld: Police officer who went missing after rebel ambush in Peru found alive http://huff.to/IQ6B6X

HuffPostWorld: Attacks by Afghan soldiers on US troops go underreported http://huff.to/JXj6Pn

PressTV: Five#EU leaders boycott Ukraine summit http://dlvr.it/1Vlfhm

PressTV: India ferry accident claims 105 lives http://dlvr.it/1VlW6C

cnni: Four killed in blast in southeast Nepal http://dlvr.it/1VlHwN #worldnews

MarketWatch: Gold futures close April with 0.5% decline http://on.mktw.net/JN0uTR

MarketWatch: Coca-Cola to buy energy-drink maker Monster: report http://on.mktw.net/IEeOZm

CNN Breaking News: Opposition activists report 20 dead after explosions in Syrian city. http://on.cnn.com/JrSLHZ

WSJ: Occupy Wall Street plans to shut down NYC on Tuesday, but a fizzled event could signal problems http://on.wsj.com/IiXX3M #ows

HuffPostWorld: Thai website censorship verdict delayed http://huff.to/JWOXQ7

guardiannews: Italian women whose husbands killed themselves in recession stage march http://gu.com/p/378h4/tw

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