Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The Morning World News Report of the 28th of August 2012



15m Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Average gas mileage of new cars, trucks will have to nearly double by 2025 under new US regulations - @ap http://wapo.st/OqQYny 
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27m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Credit Agricole, France's third-largest bank by market value, posted a 67% decline in Q2 profits: http://on.mktw.net/OsoHk2 
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1h HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Yulia Tymoshenko appeals jail sentence http://huff.to/PYEE1l 
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31m Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
IBM bets $1 billion on new mainframe in shrinking market | http://bloom.bg/RUZtyb 
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37m CNN Breaking News ‏@cnnbrk
Romney arrives at GOP convention. #RNC2012 http://on.cnn.com/SN2q32 
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51m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Obama Administration OKs new fuel efficiency standards; consumers will save more than $1.7 trillion at the gas pump http://on.mktw.net/RjQ9NL 
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3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. consumer-confidence gauge falls to nine-month low http://on.mktw.net/PYjdNJ 
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3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. August consumer confidence index falls to 60.6 from 65.4 | http://bloomberg.com 
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4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Spain bank deposits fall in July, despite bailout http://on.mktw.net/OsgxrR 
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5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Catalonia region of Spain requests government bailout funds http://on.mktw.net/PY6fzC 
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6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Lexmark to cut 1,700 jobs, explore sale of inkjet technology | http://bloom.bg/PoBkKt 
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7h Guardian World ‏@guardianworld
Burmese government cuts a third of names from travel blacklist http://gu.com/p/3a2ky/tw 
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8h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Philippine Airlines orders 54 Airbus planes worth $7 billion: http://bit.ly/QqMGlk 
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9h Guardian news ‏@guardiannews
AstraZeneca appoints new chief executive http://gu.com/p/3a2je/tf 
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11h CNN Breaking News ‏@cnnbrk
12 Mexican federal police officers have been detained, accused of shooting at a U.S. diplomatic vehicle. http://on.cnn.com/MWXdmP 
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1h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Prominent Dagestan Sufi killed in suicide bombing; border guard kills 7 colleagues http://wapo.st/QsUEun 
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4h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Gunmen kill two soldiers in Baghdad | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/K9bNiL 
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6h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Attack on political party’s office in Karachi wounds six | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/RkxxH4 
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7h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Argentina’s tango festival still growing, surprising after 10 years of competitions http://wapo.st/RhCqqH 
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7h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Bangladesh jails 665 soldiers for 2009 mutiny | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/9haAQc 
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9h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Asian shares mixed before Fed chief speech | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/rPoWyL 
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9h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Iraq announces 21 executions in single day | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/EBMQsX 
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9h Times of India ‏@timesofindia
Worst dengue outbreak in Kolkata, 542 infected, 2 kids die - The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Worst-dengue-outbreak-in-Kolkata-542-infected-2-kids-die/articleshow/15863952.cms …
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11h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Six die in rocket, gun attacks on village | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/bRulno 
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13h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Police chief wounded, two killed in Kandhar bombing | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/eDh792 
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47m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Air strike said to kill two suspected militants in Yemen http://reut.rs/RVvmqo 
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4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Isaac a blessing and a curse for U.S. farmers http://reut.rs/OpUZsz 
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6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Al Qaeda denies Maghreb commander killed in clashes http://reut.rs/QNKmQ1 
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7h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
AOL will return $1.1 billion to shareholders through a special dividend: $5.15 on Dec. 14. http://on.wsj.com/Oot0Nl 
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8h The Star ‏@staronline
Warplane attacks on Damascus suburbs kill 60 - activists http://dlvr.it/23wKC7 
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1h NBC News ‏@NBCNews
RT @twc_hurricane: BREAKING: #Isaac becomes a hurricane.
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1h World Bank ‏@WorldBank
#DataoftheDay: Approximately 18% of all energy comes from hydropower.   http://bit.ly/PnwzR7  #wwweek @wspworldbank
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2h WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
U.S. Banks' Profits Rise 21%: U.S. banks posted their third-best quarter since the financial crisis as they set ... http://on.wsj.com/QsDL2S 
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3h RT ‏@RT_com
BREAKING: 74-yr-old prominent Islamic scholar, spiritual leader of Russia's Dagestani Muslims killed in suicide blast http://on.rt.com/qfh0rx 
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3h TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Russian opposition activist's wife Taisiya Osipova 'jailed over drugs' http://ind.pn/ToBPoH 
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3h WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
Hungary Central Bank Cuts Base Rate: Hungary's central bank cut the base rate, having left the level unchanged s... http://on.wsj.com/SMeEZz 
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4h The Globe and Mail ‏@globeandmail
Scotiabank profit hits $2.05-billion; hikes payout http://bit.ly/SMFyz9  @globeinvestor
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4h The Globe and Mail ‏@globeandmail
BMO profit soars 37%, boosts dividend for first time in 5 years http://bit.ly/OGDru7  @globeinvestor
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5h Asahi Japan Watch ‏@AJWasahi
Myanmar trims 2,082 names off its blacklist http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201208280101 …
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6h WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
Typhoon Pounds South Korea: A powerful typhoon pounded South Korea with strong winds and heavy rain Tuesday as i... http://on.wsj.com/Pmdhuq 
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6h RT ‏@RT_com
Russian opposition activist gets 8 years in jail for drug dealing http://on.rt.com/ujlcow 
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9h ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
3 kids hacked by uncle in La Union http://bit.ly/QqMDGf 
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9h ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
3 killed, 3 hurt in Cotabato 'rido' http://bit.ly/RiAbU7 
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10h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
Ethiopia: Army Commits Torture, Rape http://bit.ly/OrBUcS 
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2h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
#Egypt's Central Bank sells 513 mn euros of T-bills http://ow.ly/di0Ix 
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2h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Arsonists blamed in major fire in central Spain http://bit.ly/SMvUhp 
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2h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Seven refugees drown fleeing Syria for Cyprus http://bit.ly/SMvS9j 
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3h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
2,592 died in road accidents in Haryana in Jan-July http://bit.ly/SNjtAd 
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4h CBC World News ‏@CBCWorldNews
5 killed as Typhoon Bolaven hits South Korea http://bit.ly/PmGxB7 
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4h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Rioters in Mombasa throw grenade at police, with reports of two deaths. Details soon http://bbc.in/PLAgTX 
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7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Dengue afflicts nine in Ganjam district: The number of people afflicted with dengue rose to nine in Odisha`s Gan... http://tinyurl.com/95wxfvd 
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7h CBC World News ‏@CBCWorldNews
Isaac on verge of becoming hurricane http://bit.ly/QNtdWA 
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8h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Chinese mom fire-bombs water firm for denying son job: Three people were killed when a woman who was angry with ... http://bit.ly/TniMuV 
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9h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
One killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes http://bit.ly/SLexh2 
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10h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
DSP arrested on graft charges http://bit.ly/Qqt2Gc 
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10h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
16-year-old boy commits suicide http://bit.ly/TmRPI1 
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11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Cash-strapped Greece cuts government jets: The Greek government has officially announced it was getting rid of a... http://bit.ly/TmCFCv 
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11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Brazil Supreme Court approves work on Amazon dam http://bit.ly/SLDSpu 
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11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Parliament deadlock persists; both Houses adjourned: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till 12 noon on Tu... http://bit.ly/PkYFv8 
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11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
10,000 Syrian refugees stuck at Turkish border http://bit.ly/Qqb3Qc 
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11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Man beheaded on Indian train http://bit.ly/QMMPtW 
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1h EpochTimesChina ‏@EpochTimesChina
Hong Kong Occupy Protesters Staying Put After Deadline http://ept.ms/QMLaob  #Society
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1h AJELive ‏@AJELive
Syrian state media says 12 people were killed in car bomb attack in #Damascus | #Syria live blog: http://aje.me/U8o9Rb 
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2h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
Two masked men attack 67-year-old #Palestinian shepherd in South #Hebron Hills http://htz.li/RqgEFo 
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2h AJELive ‏@AJELive
Grenade attack on police in #Kenya riots, in second day of unrest after shooting of "al-#Shabab-linked" cleric | http://aje.me/NZjRrK 
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2h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Airstrike kills two Qaeda members in Shabwa, Yemen: Al Arabiya
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2h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Activist protests mistreatment in Cairo http://dlvr.it/240fgy 
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3h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Kenya grenade attack injures 16 police http://dlvr.it/240DND 
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3h AJELive ‏@AJELive
#Belgian court approves early release of accomplice in 1990s child rapes and killing spree. Details soon.
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3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Libyan interior minister withdraws resignation
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4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Spain recession deepens in 2nd quarter http://dlvr.it/23zKzx 
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4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Blast kills 4 civilians in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/23z813 
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4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Police in #France break up illegal Roma (Gypsy) camp in Lyon http://bbc.in/PLyemM 
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4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Riot pictures from #Kenyan city of Mombasa in the wake of the fatal shooting of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed http://bbc.in/OGMLOT 
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5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Alleged Egyptian gangster admits rigging elections: report http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/28/234734.html … #Egypt
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5h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Syrian army kills insurgents in Aleppo http://dlvr.it/23yJF8 
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5h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Fire burning at Venezuela's Amuay refinery now completely extinguished, witness says - @Reuters
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7h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bahraini police fire tear gas to disperse protesters during an anti-government #protest in #Manama, August 27, 201 http://twitpic.com/aojrsn 
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7h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Pirates hijack Greek-owned tanker carrying gas oil off Togo, 24 crew on board - @AFP http://on-msn.com/PlUCPe 
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7h AJELive ‏@AJELive
Israeli army cleared in Rachel Corrie death : http://aje.me/OoQy16  #RachelCorrie
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8h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 214,120 #Syria refugees now registered in four neighboring countries, the UN's refugee agency says
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8h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Dozens have been killed after an aerial shelling on the town of Kafr Nabl in #Idlib: Syrian Revolution General Commission
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9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
NATO copter crash-lands in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/23vd2k 
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10h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Israeli court rules Israel not at fault in 2003 killing by Israeli military of US pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie - @Reuters
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10h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Israeli court rules #US activist #RachelCorrie was not killed unlawfully http://htz.li/TmOB7m 
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9h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Syrian army pounds #Damascus districts in predawn attack http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/28/234689.html …
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11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
VIDEO: Obama declares storm emergency http://bbc.in/OG86Yu 
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11h SCMP 南華早報 ‏@SCMP_News
4 Chinese fishermen dead, 12 missing after a strong typhoon battering South Korea pushed their ships onto the rocks. http://alturl.com/h3y9z 
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12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
One dead in fresh Assam violence http://bbc.in/OG7yC3 
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12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
A bomb exploded outside a National Bank of Greece branch in Athens on Tuesday, causing minor damage but no injuries - @Reuters
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13h SCMP 南華早報 ‏@SCMP_News
Concern over mainland bridge safety:18 bridges have collapsed on the mainland since 2007, killing 135 people. http://alturl.com/yewjk 
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