Sunday, August 19, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 19th of August 2012



now Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
Beijing heightens media censorship as 18th Congress approaches http://bit.ly/Nb3gpi 
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now WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
J.P. Morgan Picks Leader For 'Whale' Probe: Lee Raymond, the brusque former chairman and chief executive of Exxo... http://on.wsj.com/QggHi4 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: People killed after rocket shelling on Deraa al-Balad: Syrian Media Center
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now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Singaporean lives dictated by superstitions http://bit.ly/SGudxF  An #AFP feature
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
US cut 300,000 education jobs in 3 yrs http://dlvr.it/21qLGv 
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now Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
China and India drag down global gold demand, volume remains stable http://bit.ly/NRfU98 
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now The Associated Press ‏@AP
New Zealand announces earlier exit from Afghanistan; PM says move not prompted by recent deaths: http://apne.ws/QR9963  - VW
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now Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
China’s stocks drop to lowest level since 2009 on monetary policy concern | http://bloom.bg/RuIRNq 
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now Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
NE China province reports nearly 20% rise in trade with Russia http://bit.ly/PxEITx 
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
South Africa declares week of mourning: South African President Jacob Zuma declared a week-long national mournin... http://bit.ly/OODRlb 
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now Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Pak-India ties full of promise, says envoy | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/T8onWP 
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Rate cuts lift China home prices http://bbc.in/OrGtCz 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Quebec opposition parties take aim at foreign mining firms http://dlvr.it/21pvd8 
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
2,000 march in Belgium against possible release of ex-wife of pedophile, child killer http://wapo.st/NTQDwT 
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now Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Thailand's 2Q GDP expanded 4.2% from year earlier vs estimated 3.1%
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now Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Mobile services may shutdown due to security threats: Malik http://trib.al/KckU4C 
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now ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
In Depth: Search for Robredo enters third day http://bit.ly/PKlhdN 
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now Yonhap News Agency ‏@YonhapNews
Costa Rican president to receive honorary citizenship of Seoul http://bit.ly/PpKYz8 
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now SCMP 南華早報 ‏@SCMP_News
Protests carry both rewards and risks, http://ow.ly/d504f 
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now The Economist ‏@TheEconomist
Mexico's president-elect must wait five months before taking office, raising a host of issues http://econ.st/QQEAxd 
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now The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Journalists Protest Pace of Philippine Massacre Trial http://jglo.be/eV1 
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now ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
BIR to hire thousands more employees http://bit.ly/OOryFn 
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now BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Gu Kailai, wife of Chinese politician Bo Xilai, gets suspended death sentence, and is expected to spend at least 14 years in jail
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now Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Bo Xilai's wife gets suspended death sentence, lawyer says
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now MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Hong Kong stocks open lower, with many property firms weaker; Hang Seng Index down 0.8% http://on.mktw.net/QfShFs 
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now Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Indian media slams government over audit reports http://trib.al/6f9J3v 
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Qantas chief Joyce to forgo bonus http://bbc.in/PpEmkt 
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now Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Bank of Japan Governor Shirakawa dismissed by yen traders on missed inflation target | http://bloom.bg/PJLWHA 
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now Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Rabbi #Pinto's nemesis, #OferBiton, arrested in #NewYork by #FBI http://htz.li/TOqlgp 
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now The Associated Press ‏@AP
Thousands told to evacuate as a new wildfire threatens Calif. towns; blazes rage in Wash., Idaho: http://apne.ws/QQDAZS  -RAS
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Roadside bomb kills 3 New Zealand soldiers in central Afghanistan http://wapo.st/QQBk53 
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now Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
Firefighters keep flames at bay from evacuated Idaho town http://reut.rs/NUSqhM 
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now The Australian ‏@australian
Female NZ soldier dies in Taliban attack: NEW Zealand's defence force has lost its first woman in the Afghanista... http://bit.ly/NUSgqG 
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Samsung Electronics shares fall 3 percent, cooling after 23 percent surge http://reut.rs/QfJtzl 
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now WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
GM Nears Pact to Cut German Plant Hours: General Motors is close to reaching an agreement with labor representat... http://on.wsj.com/ODsCGn 
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Tax-soaked French bankers feeling London's lure http://reut.rs/QfG5o2 
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now MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks start higher after yen weakens; Nikkei Average up 0.5% http://on.mktw.net/PxfRRC 
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now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: A rebel takes position against snipers of the Syrian government forces in Aleppo http://yhoo.it/SFNAqv  #Syria #AFP
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
South American nations condemn British threat to Ecuador, offer no opinion on Assange asylum http://wapo.st/PJUrT4 
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now TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Voices within Russia join outcry over Pussy Riot sentence http://ind.pn/NUKKME 
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now TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Eurozone finance chief plays down Greek fears http://ind.pn/NUKKMB 
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
`Tibetan freedom movement will succeed`: Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay expressed hope that Dala... http://bit.ly/SbIzdz 
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now TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
The verminators: On the frontline of Mumbai's battle with 88 million rats http://ind.pn/SckDqu 
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now CNN International ‏@cnni
Wildfires rage in western U.S. http://dlvr.it/21nc7q 
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now World Bank ‏@WorldBank
Tajikistan aims to deliver better education by fixing rundown #schools. http://bit.ly/P1m9Xd 
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now Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
6.2 earthquake hits near northern coast of New Guinea - @USGSBigQuakes http://on.doi.gov/NUFlVH 
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Typhoon Kai-tak kills 2 in southern China, forces evacuation of 530,000 http://wapo.st/NT90lI 
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Jordan says 4 Syrian rockets fall on Jordanian border town, wounding 4-year-old girl http://wapo.st/QQhxCT 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Another Afghan insider shooting as U.S. talks to Karzai http://dlvr.it/21n1PN 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Afghan policeman kills#US-led soldier http://dlvr.it/21mlTn 
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Web snares Vietnam as bloggers spread protests over land http://reut.rs/Qfivrr 
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now RT ‏@RT_com
#Assange Standoff: Hands off Ecuador! http://on.rt.com/239gmp 
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now Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
7,000-acre Ponderosa Fire in Calif. is now threatening more than 3,000 homes - KHSLTV http://bit.ly/Pxj4yS 
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now Times of India ‏@timesofindia
Exodus of northeast people: Eight Pakistani sites identified for spreading rumours http://toi.in/WsOoVb 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Crazed gunman kills 9 Yemenis in prayer: officials http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/19/233159.html …
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now China Daily USA ‏@ChinaDailyUSA
Anger erupts at Japanese landing http://bit.ly/TO5868 
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now AJELive ‏@AJELive
Syrian rockets land in #Jordan, wounding 4-year-old girl http://aje.me/KL34vQ  #Syria
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now VOA Africa ‏@VOAAfrica
More Than 200 Approved for New Somali Parliament http://bit.ly/NQohBS 
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
New Somali parliament named; members to vote for new president Monday http://wapo.st/NU1BTh 
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now The Associated Press ‏@AP
South Dakota police arrest 14-year-old boy for drunk driving; His father was in the passenger seat intoxicated: http://apne.ws/QQ74XQ  -RAS
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Mexico replaces all 348 federal police at Mexico City airport after shooting http://wapo.st/NQiKLK 
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
A Chilean filmmaker uses movie magic to inspire slum children http://wapo.st/QPJI4O 
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now Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Israel Police arrests 3 more suspects in connection with #Jerusalem 'lynch' http://htz.li/ONtNcc 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
More than 130 people have been killed in Syria today: The Syrian Network #Syria #Assad
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now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
German politicians say no leeway for Greece on reforms http://reut.rs/NzfeZB 
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now Telegraph World News ‏@TelegraphWorld
Jay Leno takes pay cut to save jobs of staff http://tgr.ph/PwGtSS 
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now Guardian World ‏@guardianworld
Shell spending millions of dollars on security in Nigeria, leaked data shows http://gu.com/p/39p8b/tw 
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now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Somalia set to elect new president http://dlvr.it/21lQyt 
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now Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Lakhdar Ibrahimi denies having said it was early for Assad to step down
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now Telegraph World News ‏@TelegraphWorld
Australian beachgoers drop their trousers for toilet protest http://tgr.ph/PwzclS 
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now China Daily USA ‏@ChinaDailyUSA
Typhoon Kai-Tak affects 12.6m in S China http://bit.ly/TNOi7I 
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now Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
Second United flight makes emergency return to Newark http://reut.rs/PwymWz 
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
VIDEO: Wildfires continue to rage in Europe http://bbc.in/Or1I7w 
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now Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Maoist area commander killed in encounter: A Maoist leader was gunned down during a fierce encounter with securi... http://tinyurl.com/9jmxgep 
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now Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Israel Police arrests women for wearing prayer shawls at #westernwallhttp://htz.li/SEG1Aj
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now The Associated Press ‏@AP
Lightning strike on Lake Superior beach in Minn. kills 9-year-old Wis. boy, injures 7 others: http://apne.ws/QPPlA0  -CJ
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now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Authorities in Mexican border state open investigation into reports of missing journalist http://wapo.st/NU3UFY 
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now The Star ‏@staronline
Mexico's Calderon says he was target of assassination threat - report http://dlvr.it/21ktsD 
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now HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
U.S. drones kill 10 militants near Afghanistan border http://huff.to/QehKPo 
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now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Typhoon kills 27 in north Vietnam http://bbc.in/OqUlgk 
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