Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 2nd of May 2012

Press TV: Sudan says it wants peace with South

Breaking News: Amid dispute over blind activist, US Sec of State Clinton, in Beijing, urges China to protect human rights - @ap

nytimesworld: Israel Military Clears Soldiers in Deaths of Gaza Civilians

New York Times World: BSkyB Distances Itself From Murdoch and News Corporation

CBS News: U.S.-China deal sours now that activist Chen Guangcheng wants out, saying: "Help my family and me leave safely" -

AP: Parents of Texas sextuplets: five babies doing well, one is sick but a 'fighter': -CC

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks open lower as mainland Chinese banks weigh; Hang Seng Index down 0.5%

Reuters: BP's $7.8 billion Gulf spill pact wins initial court OK

Post World News: Tunisian court case exposes rift over free speech in new democracy

Post World News: Jamaica court rejects case challenging powers of commission probing abuses by security forces

Post World News: UN imposes sanctions on 3 North Korean state-owned companies following rocket launch

CNN Breaking News: Former presidential candidate Michele #Bachmann will endorse Mitt #Romney on Thursday, Romney campaign says.

Post World News: Appeals for freedom for French journalist missing in Colombia

Agence France-Presse: #Colombia's military halts operations in part of country where French journalist was taken hostage #FARC #AFP

Al Arabiya English: Deadliest day for Syrian troops since ceasefire; Rebel ambush in #Aleppo #Syria #AlArabiya

Agence France-Presse: Dissident Chen #Guangcheng appeals to US President Barack Obama to help get him and his family out of #China #AFP

BreakingNews: Gunman reportedly wearing body armor kills at least 4 in Arizona, police say - azcentral

AJELive: Petrol prices ignite anger in #SouthAfrica | Cost of #fuel has gone up 25 per cent over the past year| Video

PostWorldNews: Fire hits ski-jump that looms over central Moscow

The Associated Press: San Francisco transit worker fired for giving needy teen free train tickets to get to school: -CC

Al Jazeera English: Rallies in Pakistan pay tribute to bin Laden

Guardian news: ESA approves Jupiter's moons mission

BBC News (World): Mexico shootout leaves 12 dead

Post World News: Macedonian police file terrorism charges against 5 suspects in fishermen deaths

Reuters Top News: Florida governor rejects gun ban for Republican convention

PostWorldNews: 5 Russian soldiers die, 3 wounded in munitions explosion

MarketWatch: Dow industrials, S&P finish in the red; Nasdaq edges higher

MarketWatch: Macau gambling revenue up 22% in April

New York Times World: The Lede Blog: A Chinese Dissident's Smuggled Video Messages

Reuters Top News: San Francisco police seize building from protesters, 26 arrested

Agence France-Presse: UN observers meet with rebels, regime forces in #Homs #Syria #AFP

PressTV: US drone strikes in#Pakistan to continue

Reuters Top News: Georgia bans most late-term abortions, assisted suicide

WSJ: U.S. private-sector jobs increased 119,000 last month, far fewer than expectations for 175,000

AP: Mo. GOP lawmaker announces he's gay, condemns bill banning discussion of sexual orientation in schools: -ldh

guardiannews: Yulia Tymoshenko badly beaten in prison, daughter claims

MarketWatch: Eleven of 27 E.U. countries in recession, but growth is back in Belgium: The Tell

PressTV: Israeli forces attack Palestinian rally

nytimesworld: Israel Army Closes Probe Into Deaths of 21 Gazans

AP: 1st commercial cargo flight to International Space Station delayed after additional software testing ordered

PressTV: #Iran embassy employee shot in Brazil

Press TV: UK immigration staff to stage strike

AP: Heavily-armed troops in #Damascus #Syria

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.5% lower at $1,654 an ounce

AJELive: Human Rights Watch: #Syria guilty of "war crimes" - #HRW observations support what #AJE reporters saw on the ground

BBCWorld: Newt #Gingrich is expected to endorse Mitt Romney as he formally ends his US presidential campaign

CNN Breaking News: #Wildfires threatening 150 West Texas homes, officials say.

AJELive: #Egypt Live Blog - Thousands of Egyptian #protesters have marched to #Abbasiya Square in #Cairo |

Reuters Top News: Japan, South Korea urge no more North Korea "provocations"

Reuters Top News: RIM close to hiring marketing chief, stock slumps

MarketWatch: Fed's Jeffrey Lacker: "The moderate pace of the economic recovery is understandable given the financial crisis"

Press TV: Spain's share prices fall 2.55%,

Agence France-Presse: Al-Qaeda splinter group wants total of 45 million euros in ransom for aid workers, diplomats #Mali #AQIM #AFP

WSJ: Gingrich to officially exit 2012 race. He will mention Romney during a speech but won't endorse him

Al Jazeera English: Freed Chinese activist fears for his safety

PostWorldNews: Kosovo court clears senior politician Fatmir Limaj of war crime charges

Breaking News: US State Dept says US officials at no time spoke to Chen Guangcheng about physical, legal threats to his wife and children - @Reuters

AJELive: Witnesses: Gunfire erupts in #Mali on 3rd day of clashes btw military junta, soldiers loyal to ousted president |Story:

PressTV: Russia ammunition depot blast kills five

Reuters Top News: Wall Street drops on weak jobs data

Reuters Top News: Kuwait says stateless protesters carried out criminal acts

SmartMoney: Stocks are growing faster than the economy. That happened during the 2000 dotcom & the 2006 housing bubble

Wall Street Journal: Breaking: Four Saints players suspended by NFL for bounties; linebacker Jonathan Vilma for 2012 season

BBC News (World): Death toll rises to at least 20 after violence at #Cairo protest #Egypt

Reuters Top News: Private-sector hiring slows in April

Agence France-Presse: UN Security Council gives #Sudan, S. Sudan 48 hours to halt hostilities or face potential sanctions. #AFP

Steve Goldstein: U.S. factory orders decline 1.5% in March

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: #Libya drops controversial ban on religion-based parties

Al Jazeera English: CENTCOM says 125,000 #US troops are deployed at military sites and on aircraft carriers in ring around #Iran

Breaking News: UN approves resolution threatening sanctions if Sudan and South Sudan don't halt violence - @AP

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Blind legal activist says he now wants to leave China, fears for family's safety.

BBC News (World): #Burundi's government bars campaign group from releasing report about political violence

MarketWatch: Chesapeake shares down further 12% after report of CEO-run hedge fund


Reena Gupta said...

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Alexander Hicken said...

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