Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 15th of August 2012



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Ecuadoran govt has decided on Julian Assange's request for asylum, will announce decision Thu, the foreign minister said. #WikiLeaks
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Clashes intensify near Syria’s Aleppo http://dlvr.it/20xDBl 
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.@AFP BREAKING - 8 killed, 51 wounded, in wave of #Iraq attacks this morning: http://bit.ly/R3QjwG 
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Hezbollah active in Europe, 900 agents in Germany: report http://bit.ly/RYPnLf 
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Industry Worries About Tobacco Ruling: It may only be small in terms of sales but the Australian market currentl... http://on.wsj.com/PqZNT3 
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European Stocks Rise: European stocks opened higher following a mostly positive Asian session, as investors welc... http://on.wsj.com/SqeouX 
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Landslides `10 times deadlier` than other global hazards: Landslides kill ten times more people across the world... http://bit.ly/PqZiZi 
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New York to Moscow Aeroflot flight had 253 passengers on board, landed safely at Keflavik Airport in Iceland, has been evacuated - @NBCNews
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China's catering sector sees slowest growth since 2003: report http://bit.ly/PmqfM3 
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Girl raped by cousin commits suicide in UP http://bit.ly/Q1Omfk 
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#BreakingNews: Syrian air strikes kill 25 in a bakery in Qadhi area in Aleppo: activists
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Relief as TS Helen leaves Philippines http://bit.ly/NDX3hM 
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Thai senator 'accidentally' kills secretary with Uzi http://huff.to/RQkOrk 
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(LEAD) Seoul shares close flat as investors take breather http://bit.ly/NG7QtH 
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Saudis hold anti-regime demonstrations http://dlvr.it/20wrLt 
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NZ court rules FBI must show Megaupload founder evidence http://reut.rs/Q1H4rV 
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Russia's Aeroflot says passenger jet on New York to Moscow flight lands in Iceland after bomb threat, plane being searched - @Reuters
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Indian firm gets Gates Foundation grant for `eToilet`: An Indian firm has won a grant of more than $450,000 from... http://bit.ly/OhT3RP 
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Tropical storm blows past #Philippines, but authorities warn more #floods possible http://yhoo.it/NHqE8t  #AFP
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FSA claims killing 35 of Assad regime’s soldiers, says some weapons were seized http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/16/232538.html … #Syria
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Goa: Five including 4 tourists killed in road mish: Five persons, including four tourists from Gujarat, were kil... http://tinyurl.com/8gnhknu 
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Japan's Nikkei Average ends 1.9% up at 9,092.76 for first finish above 9,000 since July 6 http://on.mktw.net/PmqcQj 
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Army promotes Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar as Subedar Major.
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More illegal drug seizures here in the first 6 months this year, even as number of drug abusers caught fell slightly http://bit.ly/OyEAa3 
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Thousands Line Up for Right to Work Legally in US http://bit.ly/RTVKOB 
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Dramatic changes in Egypt’s military leadership tap into discontent among younger generation http://wapo.st/NEbODh 
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CEO commits suicide, Chinese photovoltaic industry at its limit http://bit.ly/Pqo73Z 
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Militants attack #Pakistan's largest air bases; 8 killed #Alarabiya
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China Mobile first-half profit rises 1.5% from year-ago; subscribers increase 10.7% http://on.mktw.net/Q1jw6C 
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18 prominent #Muslims detained in #Ethiopia after spate of arrests. Fears for their safety. Free them http://bit.ly/NCzM1q 
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China's Lenovo sees profits rise http://bbc.in/OjMDVf 
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Young immigrants seek to avoid deportation under new program http://reut.rs/PmbCIu 
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BloombergNews: Low temperatures, rain won't be enough to ease the U.S.'s oppressive drought | http://bloom.bg/NFJOLX 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Confessions Are Reported In Journalist Killings in Mexico http://nyti.ms/NqETng 
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TheEconomist: China's Communist Party announced the election of the 2270 delegates who will gather this year in Beijing http://econ.st/NDqWRe 
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ABSCBNNews: 'Helen' now out of PAR, storm signals lowered http://bit.ly/Q0IcMj 
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YonhapNews: (URGENT) Hanwha chairman sentenced to four years in jail on embezzlement charges http://bit.ly/N1oKVp 
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MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks edge higher, led by Tencent, resource shares; Hang Seng Index gains 0.3% http://on.mktw.net/Q0W4pX 
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BBCWorld: Streaming music revenues up 40% http://bbc.in/PeeasX 
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VOAAfrica: DRC Army Launches Recruitment Drive http://bit.ly/SpeCCm 
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STcom: US lawmakers make new Walmart allegations including tax evasion and money laundering http://bit.ly/TFO3eH 
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WSJworld: Myanmar Appoints a Moderate to Key Role http://on.wsj.com/Oh4dpT 
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staronline: Blogger Amizudin gets stay in Rais defamation suit http://dlvr.it/20tvKZ 
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WSJ: California's boom masks state's uneven recovery - http://WSJ.com  http://on.wsj.com/OZsh2m 
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Reuters: Illinois workers heckle Democratic governor over pension cuts http://reut.rs/NnW6cO 
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SCMP_News: Australian distributor recalls thousands of mainland cars, http://ow.ly/d0cWG 
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nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: $66 Billion Transportation Plan Announced in Brazil http://nyti.ms/TG9gFg 
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YonhapNews: Gov't puts forth anti-corruption bill for civil servants http://bit.ly/SprzMs 
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CBSNews: Ariz. Governor Jan Brewer stirs a new immigration policy controversy - http://cbsn.ws/Rigp1g 
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staronline: Three killed in early morning bus crash in Sandakan http://dlvr.it/20vJCY 
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WSJeurope: Spanish Bonds in Limbo: Market Focus: Investors are far from convinced that a possible return by the ECB ... http://on.wsj.com/NH1Zkq 
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SCMP_News: Inflation fears put check on Beijing's more interest rate cuts, http://ow.ly/d0cLg 
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AlArabiya_Eng: United States hails OIC for suspending Syria's membership #Alarabiya
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PostWorldNews: Wen says China still can meet this year's economic growth target despite 'challenges' http://wapo.st/OykPPS 
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Reuters: Syrian government envoy praises China, Russia as "non-colonizers" http://reut.rs/RihdTT 
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MarketWatch: Companies have sold$45.5billion in high-grade debt so far this month, the average for August is $48billion http://on.mktw.net/NDkcCM 
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BloombergNews: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac boost the cost of faulty home loans and foreclosures to $84 billion | http://bloom.bg/Oxiche 
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WSJ: Beirut militants say they've kidnapped 40 Syrians in response to earlier kidnappings in Syria. http://on.wsj.com/NEpsGh 
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Reuters: Zuma urges Zimbabwe political reforms ahead of polls http://reut.rs/NnC4yW 
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Reuters: Republicans gambling in taking Medicare issue head-on http://reut.rs/NnCkOt 
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MarketWatch: Japanese shares climb in early trading; Nikkei Average up 0.5% http://on.mktw.net/PlJVjh 
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PMLOnline: 4 killed in suicide attack, shooting in Borno - Peoples Daily http://fb.me/1RanzaEtK 
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TheEconomist: Record levels of oil theft & a boom in illegal refining R costing Africa's 2nd-biggest economy $7b a year http://econ.st/QCKYIo 
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YonhapNews: (LEAD) S. Korea's jobless rate falls to 3.1 pct in July http://bit.ly/NCUn45 
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WSJworld: Brazil Unveils Plan to Boost Private Investment http://on.wsj.com/OxQJfj 
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Reuters: Israel suspects rocket fire caused explosions near Egypt border http://reut.rs/RhMVRc 
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guardianworld: Brazil and the rest of Latin America enjoying economic boom http://bit.ly/PpaR2W 
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staronline: U.S. officials see "mercenary" suspect in Venezuela http://dlvr.it/20sLK8 
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staronline: About 60 dead in Congo mine accident - radio report http://dlvr.it/20sLLF 
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ABC: Scottish Terrorist and Two Hackers Charged University of Pittsburgh Bomb Threats http://abcn.ws/OfQ1h8 
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FLASH: Security guards and "terrorists" exchange intense gunfire at Pakistan Air Force base - air force statement
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WSJ: Facebook's 2Q ad revenue grew 14% from previous quarter, compared to as much as 87% in 2011. http://on.wsj.com/QBubFF 
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FLASH: Gunmen attack and enter air force base in central Pakistan - air force official
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nytimesworld: Mayor at Center of Protests Outside Moscow Resigns http://nyti.ms/Nqw2C5 
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staronline: China demands Japan release activists over island protest http://dlvr.it/20r5ch 
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BloombergNews: Moody's sells $500 million of debt with first bond issue in two years | http://bloom.bg/So0gCe 
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BBCWorld: Dallas declares a state of emergency to contain a West Nile virus that has killed14 people in Texas this year http://bbc.in/Ojbatt 
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MarketWatch: NetApp reported better-than-expected first quarter earnings. $NTAP up almost 6% in after-hours trading http://on.mktw.net/NEn9TQ 
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staronline: Lebanese Shi'ites kidnap 20, Sunni neighbours targeted http://dlvr.it/20rDpK 
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PostWorldNews: Red Cross suspends relief work in parts of Libya after attacks, but plans to increase outreach http://wapo.st/NEfCEh 
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RT_com: BREAKING: #Ecuador will announce final decision on #Assange asylum bid at 7 am local time Thursday - FM #news http://on.rt.com/mqy04a 
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timesofindia: India boring border tunnels to take on China, Pakistan http://toi.in/DyVBIb 
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EgyIndependent: Update: Powerful explosions in #Eilat http://ow.ly/cZVYe  #Israel
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RT_com: UK threatened assault on Ecuadorian Embassy in London if Assange not handed over - Ecuadorian Foreign Minister http://on.rt.com/mqy04a 
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EgyIndependent: Guards halt illegal border crossing attempt near Rafah http://ow.ly/cZWcg  #IllegalImmigrants #Sinai #Egypt
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EgyIndependent: Update: Gulf countries urge #Lebanon exodus after abduction of more than 20 http://ow.ly/cZWxm  #Shia #Syria
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WSJeurope: Zynga Builds Lobbying Presence on Gambling: Zynga has begun investing in state and federal lobbying effor... http://on.wsj.com/PoUpjn 
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Cisco Profit Rises 56%; Dividend Boosted: Cisco's earnings climbed 56% as the network-equipment maker reported s... http://on.wsj.com/PoUpjr 
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EU Firms Join Debate Over Iran Sanctions http://on.wsj.com/OxdSi0 
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MarketWatch: Cisco reports higher profit, raises dividend by 75%; shares jump after hours http://on.mktw.net/Plg36B 
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