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 #AlArabiya

Post World News: Troops, inmates face off at Venezuela prison after official says escape prevented with gunfire

MarketWatch: Australia cuts policy rate by half-point to 3.75%, sending Australian dollar lower

Al Arabiya English: Death toll mounts as Syrian forces fire at overnight demos amid more army defections

PressTV: Tunisian activists head to Gaza Strip

Post World News: Rio de Janeiro slums prove hard to ‘pacify’ ahead of World Cup, Olympics

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

PressTV: Anti-regime demo held in Sana'a

AJEnglish: Deaths in Colombian helicopter crash

PressTV: South Africa ups oil imports from #Iran

Reuters: Key Freddie Mac executive steps down: filing via reuters

PressTV: 7 die in another day of violence in#Iraq

nytimesworld: Senators Reject Claim That Torture Helped Hunt for Bin Laden

nytimesworld: Barak Says All Israeli Options Remain Open on Iran

BBC News (World): Turkey to write new constitution

Reuters: Wrongly convicted Colorado man set free after 16 years

Reuters Top News: Mexico congress backs bill to support drug war victims

Reuters: White powder packages sent to Wells Fargo NYC branches

wsjworld: North Mali Gripped by Rape and Theft, Group Says

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: Nigeria: Police Convoy Attacked

nytimesworld: Springfield, Mass., Fights Crime Using Green Beret Tactics

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

MarketWatch: Japan stocks fall in post-holiday return as stronger yen weighs; Nikkei Average down 0.6%

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Chinese activist location unknown

AlArabiya_Eng: Outgunned Syrian opposition forces make shift to homemade bombs #Syria

Al Arabiya English: #Egypt expects tourism to rebound this year to pre-revolution levels

CBSNews: #Occupy: What to expect in May Day general strike #OWS (via

Breaking News: 'Several dead' in gunfight at Mali TV, radio station - @afp

CBS News: American al Qaeda offering insights at NYC trial (via @CBSEveningNews)

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

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

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Greece gearing up for elections

Al Arabiya English: #Saudi ambassador to #Cairo plays down tension with #Egypt

Al Jazeera English: Explosions hit northern Syrian city

HuffPostWorld: More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike

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

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

Press TV: Bad economy driving up domestic violence

Al Jazeera English: Fears over Heathrow chaos before Olympics

BBCWorld: VIDEO: Iran women's dress-code crackdown

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

Reuters Top News: Delta to buy U.S. refinery for $150 million

BBC News (World): Peru policeman in jungle ordeal

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

MarketWatch: More Americans are renting instead of owning, and paying more to do so

CNN International: Chavez faces more cancer treatment

MarketWatch: Dow's seven-month winning streak is longest since 2007

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks end lower Monday; S&P suffers first monthly decline of 2012

The Associated Press: Top environmental official in the oil-rich South and Southwest region resigns over 'crucify' comment: -RAS

Agence France-Presse: Blind Chinese dissident Chen #Guangcheng holed up in the US embassy in Beijing, activist Hu Jia says #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 |

guardianworld: Al-Qaida's wretched utopia and the battle for hearts and minds (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 #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

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

HuffPostWorld: Police officer who went missing after rebel ambush in Peru found alive

HuffPostWorld: Attacks by Afghan soldiers on US troops go underreported

PressTV: Five#EU leaders boycott Ukraine summit

PressTV: India ferry accident claims 105 lives

cnni: Four killed in blast in southeast Nepal #worldnews

MarketWatch: Gold futures close April with 0.5% decline

MarketWatch: Coca-Cola to buy energy-drink maker Monster: report

CNN Breaking News: Opposition activists report 20 dead after explosions in Syrian city.

WSJ: Occupy Wall Street plans to shut down NYC on Tuesday, but a fizzled event could signal problems #ows

HuffPostWorld: Thai website censorship verdict delayed

guardiannews: Italian women whose husbands killed themselves in recession stage march

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