Friday, May 18, 2012

The Morning World News Report of the 18th of May 2012

PressTV: Car bomb attack foiled in east Syria http://dlvr.it/1b0x01


WSJ: The jobless rate fell in 37 states last month, including in swing states Fla., Nev. and NC. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/05/18/jobless-rates-fall-in-swing-states/?mod=e2tw


time: Sorry to break it to you, G-8 members, but you don't set the global agenda anymore | http://ti.me/M0S6ym


staronline: Anti-war protesters march at Obama campaign headquarters http://dlvr.it/1b1QGn


BBC Breaking News: Five Greek banks are downgraded to CCC by Fitch credit ratings agency http://bbc.in/KJ6V9N

Al Arabiya English: Syrian activist sentenced to death for 'treason' http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/18/214885.html 


World Bank: #DataoftheDay: 75% of world's poor live in rural areas. Most depend on agriculture for their livelihood http://bit.ly/KUKduN


CNN Breaking News: Wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship to be raised from Italian sea bed. http://on.cnn.com/JcDnSO


globeandmail: Video: Italy's Mario Monti arrives in U.S. for G8 Summit http://bit.ly/MrX36a


globeandmail: Video: Arizona wildfire grows in size http://bit.ly/MrX3mu 


Breaking News: Shares of Zynga halted; stock down about 13% - @CNBC


CNNMoney.com: Facebook shares open at $42.05, an 11% increase from the company's $38 IPO price. http://cnnmon.ie/bkgnews


Wall Street Journal: Social media stocks: LinkedIn is down 2.6%, Groupon is off 6%, Pandora is down 5%, Zynga is down 6.5%. http://on.wsj.com/JoOv9P


Reuters Top News: Facebook, Inc. shares open at $42.05 (not $43). Facebook IPO live blog - http://reut.rs/J18Lin


PressTV: Afghans protest Kabul-Washington deal http://dlvr.it/1b0ky1


BreakingNews: Facebook trades 82 million shares in first 30 seconds - NBCNews


Reuters Top News: Facebook, Inc. tops 100 million shares in less than five minutes of trading. Watch http://Reuters.com for updates.


BreakingNews: Facebook shares begin trading on Nasdaq market; more on http://breakingnews.com


STcom: Workers' Party to hold 1st Hougang by-election rally on May 19 http://bit.ly/Leha1Y


BBCWorld: The Olympic flame is winging its way to the UK and has its very own window seat http://bbc.in/J6ip4v


Post World News: Regional rights court probes case of rebels killed in famed Peruvian hostage rescue http://wapo.st/LiiUh0

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WSJ Breaking News: Facebook's opening price is expected to be $42, with 65 million shares trading. Nasdaq delayed the opening. http://on.wsj.com/Hv8LLL


Breaking News: Tens of thousands of Bahrainis protest at anti-Gulf union rally outside capital Manama, according to Reuters witness - @Reuters


The Daily Star: Police detain 400 at Occupy protest in Frankfurt, Germany http://bit.ly/JmmhlV


Al Arabiya English: Largest protest ever in #Aleppo, Annan to visit #Syria 'soon' http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/18/214886.html


BBC News (World): Angola court removes poll chief http://bbc.in/KHWfZ8


The Star: West African mediator opens talks with Mali rebels http://dlvr.it/1ZxlMp


The Star: Turkmenistan frees 1,000 prisoners in amnesty http://dlvr.it/1ZxWq4


Al Jazeera English: Australia releases young people-smugglers http://aje.me/LiSKup


TheIndyWorld: Five dead and 37 injured in Baghdad bird market bomb blasts http://ind.pn/KHMqKv


UN Refugee Agency: Photo of the day: A Malian #refugee girl collects water from a well in Mangaizé, #Niger http://rfg.ee/aWLHj


The Moscow Times: Fire Sets Off Explosions at Ammunition Warehouse in Primorye http://tmt-go.ru/458807 #news


Press TV: Homelessness on rise in#Britain http://dlvr.it/1Zx631


Al Jazeera English: Why is #Algeria's population living in fear of the country's secret #police? | http://aje.me/J2kSwU


Press TV: Al-Qaeda behind Syria attacks: UN chief http://dlvr.it/1ZwKmH


Breaking News: Authorities arrest a suspect in deadly highway shootings in Mississippi - @AP


Press TV: Violence claims 7 lives in Karachi http://dlvr.it/1Zvxcc


BBC News (World): Chen's relatives tell of beatings http://bbc.in/KHhOJg


Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Four killed so far in Rastan shelling: Syrian Revolution Council


Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Rastan under heavy shelling by Assad's forces: live Al Arabiya TV footage


Press TV: Bahraini forces clash with protesters http://dlvr.it/1ZvYtq


CNN International: Asian shares drop on eurozone fears http://dlvr.it/1ZvDLR


New York Times World: World Briefing | Middle East: Kuwait: Islamic Law Proposal Blocked http://nyti.ms/LcM8aR


New York Times World: World Briefing | Middle East: Egypt: 14 Police Officers Acquitted http://nyti.ms/JASuGN


Times of India: April consumer price inflation accelerates to 10.36% - http://toi.in/w2YbwY


Want China Times: Hualien taxi driver returns a visitor's #wallet by land and sea http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120518000020&cid=1103&MainCatID=0 #honesty #Taiwan


Times of India: Breaking: MCA bans Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede Stadium for 5 years.BCCI to take final decision: Rajiv Shukla


Asahi Japan Watch: China detains 2 women for making pro-Bo Xilai T-shirts http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201205180038


Peoples Daily Online: Explosion rocks Port Harcourt, one person killed http://fb.me/uiTMtWpK


AJELive: Tunisians injured during revolt sew lips shut to protest lack of #healthcare http://aje.me/KmZe6d


Press TV: Saudis hold anti-regime protests http://dlvr.it/1ZtBVf


Press TV: Azeri opposition supporters on strike http://dlvr.it/1ZtBVY


SCMP 南華早報: Consumer confidence rises to 7-year high on the mainland , http://ow.ly/aZn7A


Khaleej Times: #Sharjah Ruler pardons 115 prisoners http://ktimes.co/8nxy9 #UAE


BBC Breaking News: Large demonstrations reported in #Syria's second city of #Aleppo http://bbc.in/J6gOMb


cnnbrk: Jury to begin deliberations in trial of John Edwards. http://on.cnn.com/JRkGlc


BreakingNews: Italy recalls ambassador to India for consultations over 2 Marines held in Kerala prison over death of fisherman - Reuters


PressTV: Fresh clashes kill nine in SW#Somalia http://dlvr.it/1ZytmK 


PressTV: Taiwan oil imports from #Iran increase http://dlvr.it/1Zytmt 


globeandmail: Protest culture taking a heavy toll on South Africa http://bit.ly/MrifJp


dawn_com: Stocks tumble; KSE-100 sheds over 200 points | Business | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/18/pakistan-stocks-drop-for-third-consecutive-day/


Sudeep Reddy: Adam Posen, now at the Bank of England, will be the next Peterson Institute director. And maybe a Fed chairman someday. http://on.wsj.com/JSG4au


IndyWorld: Rockets kill 2 Nato troops and 3 Afghan civilians http://ind.pn/JmOZ64


staronline: Baghdad market bombs kill at least four http://dlvr.it/1Zz750


AlArabiya_Eng: 22 people have been killed by the Syrian forces across the country: Local Coordination Committees

IndyWorld: Malawi's new president to repeal ban on gay sex http://ind.pn/JmOZ65


MarketWatch: U.S. stock indexes post early gains as many in market await initial Facebook trade http://on.mktw.net/LjoakD


DailyStarLeb: Gunman killed, weapons seized by Army at checkpoint in Bekaa http://bit.ly/KXRtGj


DailyStarLeb: Israeli troops rearrest prisoner freed in Shalit deal http://bit.ly/M0MLqT 


globeandmail: Seven-hour police standoff in Kamloops ends with fire, death of suspect http://bit.ly/MruNR6


AJELive: Local media reporting mortar fire in #Kunar province led to death of an #Afghan civilians and 2 children | http://aje.me/LjpFPK


STcom: Thai police arrest Brit found with 6 roasted human foetuses as part of a black magic ritual http://bit.ly/JXu5cr


timesofindia: Zuckerberg rings Nasdaq bell, Facebook goes public http://toi.in/n3CAGZ


NYTimes: #Iran oil production drops like a rock, so less money and more worries for Iran's leaders. - ThomasErdbrink http://nyti.ms/M0O8FU


dawn_com: Facebook floats as Zuckerberg rings opening bell at Nasdaq

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