Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Afternoon World News Report of the 23rd of August 2012



now MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Jobless rates for recent college grads is 9.4% in the U.S. and 9% in the U.K. http://on.mktw.net/R416CU 
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Gold closes at four-month high of $1,672 an ounce http://on.mktw.net/PJvENs 
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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise to 372,000 http://on.mktw.net/R3l7cT 
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T-Mobile and MetroPCS introduce new unlimited data plans with hopes of attracting new customers: http://on.mktw.net/R1dgwe 
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H-P results beat estimates, suggesting that the tech giant isn't getting overwhelmed by a slow PC market: http://on.mktw.net/R1gnVd  $HPQ
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Moroccan police beat back activists protesting pledge of allegiance to the king http://wapo.st/O8Wajm 
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Philippine police round up 357 mostly Chinese, Taiwanese suspects accused of online fraud http://wapo.st/Q25as2 
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Clashes in southeast Turkey leave 5 soldiers, 16 Kurdish rebels dead http://wapo.st/O4e7xN 
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
Sensex hits 23-week high; moves closer to 18,000 mark http://toi.in/xbvMsY 
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
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Jamaica opposition lawmaker steps down from shadow post while facing corruption charge http://wapo.st/O77ixf 
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Authoritarian Belarus bans opposition leader from running in parliamentary election http://wapo.st/R0hqo8 
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now CBS News ‏@CBSNews
Autopsy: Rodney King died of accidental drowning http://cbsn.ws/OYs9yN 
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Myanmar Mogul Tries to Skirt Sanctions http://on.wsj.com/P4qTzG 
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Drought eases for some U.S. states, worsens for others http://reut.rs/PJw2vr 
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now CBS News ‏@CBSNews
Firefighters gain ground on big wildfire in Northern California http://cbsn.ws/NmPsCa 
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now Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
Two charged with murder in killings of Louisiana officers http://reut.rs/O72J2m 
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egypt president passes law against media detention http://reut.rs/MP0Fjt 
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Russia to ask U.S. to hand over jailed arms dealer Viktor Bout http://reut.rs/MP3b9d 
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
GADDAFI'S SON SAIF AL-ISLAM TO GO ON TRIAL IN SEPTEMBER IN LIBYAN CITY OF ZINTAN - GOVERNMENT SOURCE
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Storm Isaac weakens off Puerto Rico but still a threat http://reut.rs/R1MXGk 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Turkish-Cypriot tycoon Nadir jailed for ten years in Britain http://dlvr.it/22jnql 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Nigeria Islamists rule out peace talks, threaten media http://dlvr.it/22jZhW 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Tajik protesters demand troop pullout near Afghan border http://dlvr.it/22hbqf 
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now Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
Thailand: Army Chief Interfering in Investigations http://bit.ly/R1K9Jg 
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now HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Syrian army helicopters hammer Daraya http://huff.to/OYldlc 
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now CBC News Alerts ‏@CBCAlerts
Tropical Storm Joyce forms over eastern Atlantic Ocean . Storm poses no immediate threat to land.
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now The Moscow Times ‏@MoscowTimes
Kamchatka Governor Fires Top Officials for Corruption http://tmt-go.ru/467038  #news
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#Joyce becomes the 10th named storm of the Atlantic #hurricane season in the central Atlantic. http://wxch.nl/MMnHr4  @twc_hurricane
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now RT ‏@RT_com
Renewed Lebanese clashes violate ceasefire, kill 12 http://on.rt.com/88voxz 
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Typhoon Tembin bears down on Taiwan http://huff.to/Sri2cn 
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Typhoons 'Igme,' 'Julian' now inside PAR http://bit.ly/Q36r2b 
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now TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
60 killed as Syrian troops hit town near Damascus http://ind.pn/Qu5qLd 
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now Khaleej Times ‏@khaleejtimes
3 arrested in fake currency case http://ktimes.co/tx-lw  #Dubai #UAE
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now Khaleej Times ‏@khaleejtimes
Gang of 13 cable thieves busted http://ktimes.co/ymvd7  #Sharjah #UAE
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now WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
European Stocks Rise: European stocks opened higher as expectations for stimulus measures mount substantially fo... http://on.wsj.com/P2jYqJ 
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Alleged drug pusher killed in Malabon http://bit.ly/SWzeCn 
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now The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Australia Boosts Refugee Intake to 20,000 http://bit.ly/NikfpC 
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Asian Markets Mixed on China Data: Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after a gauge of manufacturing activity ... http://on.wsj.com/P29p73 
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More deadly floods in Russia http://huff.to/PFqWjF 
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now ABC News ‏@ABC
McDonald's Suspends Purchases from Meat Plant Shut by USDA http://abcn.ws/Sq26qN 
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China Manufacturing Gauge Slumps: The preliminary HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index, a gauge of... http://on.wsj.com/Sq1wt4 
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now The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Detained Algeria rights activist on hunger strike: lawyer http://bit.ly/O8V97C 
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now The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Convictions upheld for 3 in US terrorism case http://bit.ly/Q4fxf3 
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now Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Turkish soldiers kill 16 PKK militants after convoy attack http://ow.ly/daHJd  #Turkey #Syria
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now Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
BREAKING: Court detains Islam Afify, editor of Dostour for insulting #Morsy, case adjourned to 16/9 #Egypt #Media
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Twitter will block six fake PM accounts: Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts wh... http://bit.ly/SqZ3yu 
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BSF shot dead two smugglers http://bit.ly/O42hUj 
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Parliament deadlock continues, both Houses adjourned: Parliament continued to remain stalled for the third conse... http://bit.ly/Q1uIFP 
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WB: 25 bus passengers injured in accident http://bit.ly/QsYtde 
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Assam MLA held for rioting, arson; curfew in Kokrajhar http://bit.ly/Q1nstq 
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now The Straits Times ‏@STcom
2 men arrested for man's death at Commonwealth Drive http://bit.ly/PDVssu 
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Incessant rains lash Rajasthan; 14 dead http://bit.ly/Q1nstC 
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Four new hydropower projects for Uttar Pradesh http://bit.ly/SWh8Ak 
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Assam violence: MLA held; curfew in Kokrajhar: The Assam Police on Thursday arrested an Assam MLA in connection ... http://tinyurl.com/8agpx68 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: More than 100 tanks seized from pro- #Qaddafi militia, the #Libya interior ministry says
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The Egyptian President cancels a court decision to remand an editor allegedly in custody for spreading false news. #Egypt
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
More al-Qaeda militants join Syria rebels http://dlvr.it/22m8Ff 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
German police crack down on neo-Nazis http://dlvr.it/22lxZ4 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
3 Somali officers killed in Mogadishu http://dlvr.it/22llnM 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Taliban claim to kill 6#US-led troops http://dlvr.it/22lM3x 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 109 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire so far today: Syrian Network for Human Rights
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
3 Somali officers killed in Mogadishu http://dlvr.it/22k7ll 
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Bahrain court overturns Twitter conviction for jailed rights activist Nabeel Rajab, lawyer says - @AP http://wapo.st/R3ktfq 
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Figures show US initial jobless claims rose by 4,000 last week to 372,000 - @BloombergNews
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Son of late Chechen warlord reported killed in #Syria http://aje.me/Q2SEbW 
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4 people killed, 28 injured as tourist hot-air balloon crash-lands near the Slovenian capital Ljubljana - @Reuters http://reut.rs/O99MLz 
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Heavy monsoon rains kill 23 in#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/22gkmz 
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One killed in fresh#Lebanon clashes http://dlvr.it/22gklT 
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Freight train crashes into a fuel tanker truck in Wills Point, Texas, sparking an explosion - @wfaachannel8 http://bit.ly/O90Ndg 
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US-led night raid kills Afghan civilian http://dlvr.it/22gWtm 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
New#Turkey-PKK clashes leave 21 dead http://dlvr.it/22gWvK 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Gunmen kill 3 policemen in#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/22g75n 
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Turkish soldiers kill 16 Kurdish guerrillas after fatal attack by militants that left 5 soldiers dead - @Reuters http://reut.rs/NGXdZu 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Updated: Activists say ‘large number’ of defected #Syrian officers arrive in Jordan http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/23/233732.html …
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 73 killed by Syrian security forces, mostly in Damascus: LCC
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Fifty two people killed by the security forces across Syria, mostly in Damascus: LCC
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Oil and gas company: 4 foreign workers kidnapped off Nigeria coast freed, are in good health - @AP
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Fresh clashes between Sunnis and Alawites in the Lebanese city of Tripoli raise death toll to 12 people killed and 100 injured #Alarabiya
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Australia's mining boom is 'over' http://bbc.in/OxV2V4 
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now Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Toxic waste explosion at a South Korean chemical factory kills 1 worker, injures 13 others - @YonhapNews http://bit.ly/SpDKf1 
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now AJELive ‏@AJELive
Foreign fighters join the battle of Aleppo | #Syria Live Blog http://aje.me/PySpEm 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
S Africa bans goods ‘Made in#Israel’ http://dlvr.it/22cylH 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syrian security forces kill 18 across the country: Revolution Commission
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syrian regime forces storm Kafr Sousa in capital with tanks: Sham Network
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
China manufacturing falls further http://bbc.in/PyQEH2 
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now A World News Blogger ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Read the Story of the World: The Redone World New Report of the Funky 22nd of August 2012 http://readthestoryoftheworld.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-redone-world-new-report-of-funky.html?spref=tw …
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Stoxx Europe 600 index opens up 0.5% on hopes of Fed stimulus http://on.mktw.net/Qtar6D 
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now Al Jazeera English ‏@AJEnglish
Australia’s Qantas posts huge loss http://aje.me/R1UiWs 
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Hong Kong stocks rise broadly on monetary-easing hopes; Hang Seng Index up 0.8% http://on.mktw.net/PHhFri 
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now Al Jazeera English ‏@AJEnglish
Video: 'Foreign fighters' join the battle of Aleppo http://aje.me/O7MJR9 
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now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTOS: #Togo security forces clash with opposition supporters in the capital Lome http://nbcnews.to/SpwSjr  #AFP
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FTC just approved Facebook's purchase of Instagram: http://on.mktw.net/O7kxxV  #facegram $FB
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Hewlett-Packard swings to quarterly loss on write-offs and charges http://on.mktw.net/PGB3ER 
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Dow finishes off day's lows; Nasdaq, S&P 500 edge higher http://on.mktw.net/PGypz3 
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22 Aug Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
China to invest US$376bn in major energy-saving projects http://bit.ly/PCaMFN 
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22 Aug CNN International ‏@cnni
Drought leads to Mississippi jam http://dlvr.it/22N3N0 
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22 Aug Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
Youku and Tudou complete formal merger http://bit.ly/PEsxX2 
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21 Aug Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
Three Gorges Dam sees new round of flooding http://bit.ly/PBPNTH 
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now Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Militants kill three policemen in Hangu | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/4ZWkI3 
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
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now Yonhap News Agency ‏@YonhapNews
Teenager caught hacking into government Web site http://bit.ly/Q1jOQs 
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
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now The Associated Press ‏@AP
Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach charged with 2 counts related to child pornography: http://apne.ws/R2eesh  - VW
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