Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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

Press TV: Sudan says it wants peace with South http://dlvr.it/1WHrxc

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 http://nyti.ms/IFusu2

New York Times World: BSkyB Distances Itself From Murdoch and News Corporation http://nyti.ms/KvEjND

CBS News: U.S.-China deal sours now that activist Chen Guangcheng wants out, saying: "Help my family and me leave safely" - http://cbsn.ws/KROK2L

AP: Parents of Texas sextuplets: five babies doing well, one is sick but a 'fighter': http://apne.ws/IW3hWf -CC

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks open lower as mainland Chinese banks weigh; Hang Seng Index down 0.5% http://on.mktw.net/IW435D

Reuters: BP's $7.8 billion Gulf spill pact wins initial court OK http://reut.rs/JfLZV1

Post World News: Tunisian court case exposes rift over free speech in new democracy http://wapo.st/KRAYx9

Post World News: Jamaica court rejects case challenging powers of commission probing abuses by security forces http://wapo.st/JUnujX

Post World News: UN imposes sanctions on 3 North Korean state-owned companies following rocket launch http://wapo.st/KbEUcV

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

Post World News: Appeals for freedom for French journalist missing in Colombia http://wapo.st/IVdqm2

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

Al Arabiya English: Deadliest day for Syrian troops since ceasefire; Rebel ambush in #Aleppo http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/03/211816.html #Syria #AlArabiya

Agence France-Presse: Dissident Chen #Guangcheng appeals to US President Barack Obama to help get him and his family out of #China http://yhoo.it/Kran4J #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 http://aje.me/K2nZXf

PostWorldNews: Fire hits ski-jump that looms over central Moscow http://wapo.st/IV5RvG

The Associated Press: San Francisco transit worker fired for giving needy teen free train tickets to get to school: http://apne.ws/IV2zJ2 -CC

Al Jazeera English: Rallies in Pakistan pay tribute to bin Laden http://aje.me/JU12Hx

Guardian news: ESA approves Jupiter's moons mission http://gu.com/p/37aed/tf

BBC News (World): Mexico shootout leaves 12 dead http://bbc.in/KPUSZp

Post World News: Macedonian police file terrorism charges against 5 suspects in fishermen deaths http://bit.ly/JToULu

Reuters Top News: Florida governor rejects gun ban for Republican convention http://reut.rs/ICEP1n

PostWorldNews: 5 Russian soldiers die, 3 wounded in munitions explosion http://bit.ly/JTuu0o

MarketWatch: Dow industrials, S&P finish in the red; Nasdaq edges higher http://on.mktw.net/InfqEv

MarketWatch: Macau gambling revenue up 22% in April http://on.mktw.net/ICfFzZ

New York Times World: The Lede Blog: A Chinese Dissident's Smuggled Video Messages http://nyti.ms/K28jmO

Reuters Top News: San Francisco police seize building from protesters, 26 arrested http://reut.rs/KqQPxj

Agence France-Presse: UN observers meet with rebels, regime forces in #Homs http://yhoo.it/ImsQzm #Syria #AFP

PressTV: US drone strikes in#Pakistan to continue http://dlvr.it/1WDD7J

Reuters Top News: Georgia bans most late-term abortions, assisted suicide http://reut.rs/IELZCA

WSJ: U.S. private-sector jobs increased 119,000 last month, far fewer than expectations for 175,000 http://on.wsj.com/ITVLeH

AP: Mo. GOP lawmaker announces he's gay, condemns bill banning discussion of sexual orientation in schools: http://apne.ws/JTfaB3 -ldh

guardiannews: Yulia Tymoshenko badly beaten in prison, daughter claims http://gu.com/p/37acp/tf

MarketWatch: Eleven of 27 E.U. countries in recession, but growth is back in Belgium: The Tell http://on.mktw.net/K24YUU

PressTV: Israeli forces attack Palestinian rally http://dlvr.it/1WDD8s

nytimesworld: Israel Army Closes Probe Into Deaths of 21 Gazans http://nyti.ms/Ive6BP

AP: 1st commercial cargo flight to International Space Station delayed after additional software testing ordered http://abcn.ws/IJIvbp

PressTV: #Iran embassy employee shot in Brazil http://dlvr.it/1WD3v1

Press TV: UK immigration staff to stage strike http://dlvr.it/1WD3x7

AP: Heavily-armed troops in #Damascus http://aje.me/jlCqCU #Syria

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.5% lower at $1,654 an ounce http://on.mktw.net/J00Ag

AJELive: Human Rights Watch: #Syria guilty of "war crimes" - #HRW observations support what #AJE reporters saw on the ground http://aje.me/jlCqCU

BBCWorld: Newt #Gingrich is expected to endorse Mitt Romney as he formally ends his US presidential campaign http://bbc.in/KOp4E1

CNN Breaking News: #Wildfires threatening 150 West Texas homes, officials say. http://on.cnn.com/ImhUSe

AJELive: #Egypt Live Blog - Thousands of Egyptian #protesters have marched to #Abbasiya Square in #Cairo | http://aje.me/KOdjgS

Reuters Top News: Japan, South Korea urge no more North Korea "provocations" http://reut.rs/IGiMGa

Reuters Top News: RIM close to hiring marketing chief, stock slumps http://reut.rs/JD4aWS

MarketWatch: Fed's Jeffrey Lacker: "The moderate pace of the economic recovery is understandable given the financial crisis" http://on.mktw.net/K9P9yo

Press TV: Spain's share prices fall 2.55%, http://dlvr.it/1WCNjQ

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

WSJ: Gingrich to officially exit 2012 race. He will mention Romney during a speech but won't endorse him http://on.wsj.com/KNVuOY

Al Jazeera English: Freed Chinese activist fears for his safety http://aje.me/JThR5q

PostWorldNews: Kosovo court clears senior politician Fatmir Limaj of war crime charges http://wapo.st/JSsPZ3

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: http://aje.me/JTeSKn

PressTV: Russia ammunition depot blast kills five http://dlvr.it/1WC2J4

Reuters Top News: Wall Street drops on weak jobs data http://reut.rs/JD8gyj

Reuters Top News: Kuwait says stateless protesters carried out criminal acts http://reut.rs/JD7UaT

SmartMoney: Stocks are growing faster than the economy. That happened during the 2000 dotcom & the 2006 housing bubble http://sm.wsj.com/IVRsRs

Wall Street Journal: Breaking: Four Saints players suspended by NFL for bounties; linebacker Jonathan Vilma for 2012 season http://wsj.com

BBC News (World): Death toll rises to at least 20 after violence at #Cairo protest http://bbc.in/IVVvgR #Egypt

Reuters Top News: Private-sector hiring slows in April http://reut.rs/JD4Jjz

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

Steve Goldstein: U.S. factory orders decline 1.5% in March http://on.mktw.net/KNfaTa

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 http://aje.me/JT4aUf

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 http://bbc.in/IGN9ue

MarketWatch: Chesapeake shares down further 12% after report of CEO-run hedge fund http://on.mktw.net/ITBFRy

2 comments:

Reena Gupta said...

The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas...and define what happened around the world in the centuries before our own...

Alexander Hicken said...

What are you trying to say, Reena Gupta?

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