Monday, August 13, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 13th of August 2012



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Pot palace: Cops seize 340kg of marijuana in abandoned Rome subway tunnel http://on.rt.com/ftfsv7 
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Samsung Engineering wins US$840 mil plant order in Bolivia http://bit.ly/MW6Of3 
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USDA predicts lowest corn harvest since 1995 as drought stunts crop. Prices surge 39% from July. http://on.wsj.com/Qufrbx 
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#German economy grew by 0.3% in 2nd quarter of 2012, compared to 0.5% growth in 1st quarter http://bbc.in/OfGOIq  #GDP
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Spain forest fire leaves two dead http://dlvr.it/20P7Qk 
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Surge in Tibetan self-immolations challenges Chinese rule-rights group http://dlvr.it/20Nq8B 
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Thai senator kills cousin in hotel gun accident during a family meal http://bit.ly/Om1nWj 
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Western U.S. wildfires force evacuations, firefighter killed http://reut.rs/Qwvw0o 
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Violence kills 7 across#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/20Nb6w 
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BBCWorld: #Colombia indigenous leader killed after tribal dispute with military and Farc rebels http://bbc.in/P8vmjk 
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nytimesworld: Ugandan Move on Somali Militants Begins With Helicopter Crash http://nyti.ms/PkEnDy 
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MarketWatch: Japan stocks rise with car makers stronger; Nikkei Average up 0.3% http://on.mktw.net/Pf7LwZ 
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YonhapNews: Cabinet approves giving command control to each military branch http://bit.ly/Op8PAc 
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staronline: Australia says refugee boat missing with 67 people on board http://dlvr.it/20Lnwh 
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staronline: Somali pirate negotiator receives 12 life sentences in U.S. court http://dlvr.it/20Lnx3 
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Reuters: Three ex-Chase bank workers admit $4.8 million tax fraud http://reut.rs/RJlIE9 
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dawn_com: Moderate 5.4 quake hits northern Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/ao5mpe 
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PostWorldNews: Trinidad gold medalist Keshorn Walcott returns to hero's welcome - and land, money and a house http://wapo.st/NvNp2t 
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AJEnglish: Video: Mexican police tackle violent crime http://aje.me/Qwz96q 
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STcom: 2 policemen 'hacked to death' at South African mine clash http://bit.ly/Mt88Vc 
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PostWorldNews: Bahrain's ambassador to Iran returns after being withdrawn over criticism of crackdown http://wapo.st/QuJaRJ 
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staronline: Earthquake with 7.5 magnitude hits off Russia, north of Japan http://dlvr.it/20NFx7 
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BBCWorld: Ecuador president says he hopes to make ruling on Assange's asylum bid after consulting advisers on Wednesday http://bbc.in/Ofufg1 
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BBCBreaking: #Ecuador president says he hopes to make ruling on Julian #Assange's asylum bid after consulting advisers on Wednesday http ...
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dawn_com: Bomb defused in Karachi's Hyderi market | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/KEqVcY 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: Turkmenistan: Convicts Pardoned http://nyti.ms/MsS4CQ 
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PressTV: Turkey has built a military-security base at Sazgin Airport along border with Syria whose Army is engaged i... http://fb.me/1pMhSkNJL 
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PressTV: Turkey has built a military-security base at Sazgin Airport along border with Syria whose Army is engaged in... http://t.co/7sH  ...
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EpochTimesChina: Chinese Doctor Admits to Falun Gong Organ Harvest http://ept.ms/Opfpqa  #Regime
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ChinaDailyUSA: Photovoltaic industry powering ahead http://bit.ly/QuudPE 
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MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise with property, exporters mostly higher; Hang Seng Index up 0.8% http://on.mktw.net/PfjyeG 
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haaretzonline: Gazans hope for easing of #Egypt's clampdown on smuggling tunnels #Gaza http://htz.li/NuNiCo 
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YonhapNews: S. Korean man sentenced to death in China for smuggling meth http://bit.ly/OpslfH 
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thejakartaglobe: Australia Says Refugee Boat That Left Indonesia Is Missing http://bit.ly/Pfkm3k 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: Tajikistan: Ex-Warlord Surrenders http://nyti.ms/PlqvsH 
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BBCWorld: China 'fugitive killer shot dead' http://bbc.in/OfhX7E 
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timesofindia: NDA leaders back Ramdev as arrest drama holds up Delhi http://toi.in/9rOwQb 
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timesofindia: Woman dragged into car in Kolkata and gang-raped, one arrested http://toi.in/z-8TLa 
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WantChinaTimes: From horseback to track: 1st Tibetan Olympic medalist Choeyang Kyi http://goo.gl/4mKVC  http://fb.me/1XTji48Cn 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Suspected Drug Gang Member Linked to Veracruz Killings http://nyti.ms/PlCDKq 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: Somalia: 2 Journalists Killed http://nyti.ms/Mt56jH 
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PostWorldNews: Clinton sought to broaden U.S. contacts with the fragmented political opponents of Bashar al-Assad http://wapo.st/NnMiBZ 
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PostWorldNews: Clinton sought to broaden U.S. contacts with political opponents of Bashar al-Assad beyond a fragmented group of exiles h ...
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PressTV: African army chiefs to meet on DRC force http://dlvr.it/20MGt0 
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RT_com: Ecuadoran President to make 'informed decision' on #Assange this week http://on.rt.com/kaicne  #news
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BBCWorld: US jails Somali pirate go-between http://bbc.in/OfjgDn 
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dawn_com: Karachi violence: Two bodies found; three suspects arrested http://trib.al/AqaQNr 
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WSJ: India won 6 Olympic medals, about 1 for every 207 million people. An unimpressive tally, says margheritamvs. http://on.wsj.com/NuO9VG 
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PostWorldNews: Al-Qaida in Iraq claims responsibility for deadly attack on security headquarters in Baghdad http://wapo.st/Nu9ZbH 
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BBCWorld: Mexico 'cartel hitman' arrested http://bbc.in/P8FWqD 
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WSJ: Regulators: Insurers failed to pay $1 billion in death benefits because claims were never filed. http://on.wsj.com/QuwLNH 
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staronline: U.S. soldier pleads guilty to hazing Chinese-American serviceman http://dlvr.it/20L2Lj 
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PostWorldNews: Zimbabwe's president calls for an end to violence ahead of referendum, fresh elections http://wapo.st/NtLSdm 
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staronline: Thousands rally in Tunisia for women's rights http://dlvr.it/20LJ1M 
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staronline: Moderate 5.4 quake hits Pakistan http://dlvr.it/20LQvM 
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nytimesworld: Videos: Epic traffic jams around the world - the agony is universal. http://nyti.ms/PeLZeo  #India #Russia #China #Brazil
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Despite beating estimates, Groupon shares lose 14% in after-hours trading. Stock down 68% since IPO last year: http://apne.ws/QvEL0K 
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10th West Nile death confirmed in Dallas; aerial spraying to begin Thursday - @nbcdfw http://bit.ly/QY9cBa 
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California fires threaten nudist resort, hundreds of homes evacuated http://reut.rs/NlDA9e 
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DailyStarLeb: Japan and North Korea to resume repatriation talks: report http://bit.ly/MUGge4 
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DailyStarLeb: Saudi guard wounded in gun attack in Shiite area http://bit.ly/PksPAh 
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Syrian refugees try to tear down Jordan camp fence in bid to flee harsh conditions http://wapo.st/RIDrMd 
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In Syria's Aleppo, hunger adds to suffering http://bit.ly/PkBaE5 
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Groupon's sequential revenue growth for past 6 quarters reads like this: 72%, 97%, 10%, 14%, 14%, 2%. Not exactly high growth anymore.
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Sheldon Adelson’s Dealings in China Are Under Investigation http://nyti.ms/PkrOZ9 
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Arch collapses in Hangzhou, killing two tourists, hurting one http://bit.ly/RHcBnI 
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Groupon swung to a second-quarter profit on strong sales growth; revenue has jumped 45% http://on.mktw.net/NvmdRz  $GRPN
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Palestinian children 'abused' in Israeli jail http://aje.me/Nvml3k 
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S&P 500 breaks longest win streak since Dec. 2010; stocks rebound at close; Nasdaq ends up http://on.mktw.net/PeAjXe 
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Mississippi most obese state, Colorado slimmest: study http://reut.rs/QvqZuZ 
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A government watchdog group says the IRS has paid more than $5.2 billion in fraudulent refunds: http://on.mktw.net/NvhnUp 
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#BreakingNews: Syrian Free Army says it arrested a Hezbollah member in Damascus
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Two people - one a police officer - killed by gunman in shooting near a #Texas university, police say. Details soon http://bbc.in/P8j0rJ 
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Ex-worker sues Disney, says company forbids Muslim head scarf http://reut.rs/QvnepA 
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Another gang rape in Kolkata, one arrested: In yet another incident of crime against women in West Bengal capita... http://tinyurl.com/8tlur3j 
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Ireland’s Given quits internationals http://dlvr.it/20HzTB 
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Texas university gunman captured after shootings http://bit.ly/Oo6JAA 
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BREAKING NEWS: #Gunman opens fire near #Texas A&M University, multiple casualties reported http://htz.li/SeQGl7 
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Here's another blow to savers: The average interest rate for 5-year certificate of deposits (CD) has dropped below 1% http://on.mktw.net/QvdMCw 
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Turkey holds secret meeting over Syria http://dlvr.it/20Hn59 
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#Egypt to sign US$200 mn World Bank #loan http://ow.ly/cWfjX  #WorldBank
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Anthrax Outbreaks Announced in Two Chinese Provinces http://ept.ms/Qvc8AZ  #Society
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Gold settles 0.6% lower at $1,612.60 an ounce: http://on.mktw.net/Qv8maA 
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German Arrested for Spying for #Russia http://tmt-go.ru/466524  #news
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Supreme Court to hear int'l child custody dispute http://reut.rs/NlhELm 
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For some Assad loyalists, a gory death at rebel hands http://reut.rs/NlhlQR 
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