Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 24th of October 2012

1m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Tunisia jails Salafist leader in U.S. embassy attack for one year 

39m Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
EBay is teaming up with FedEx to compete with Amazon | 

59m Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
3,200 African troops needed to fight rebels, Islamist militants in Mali, official says 

1h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple will release its quarterly earnings tomorrow after the market close:  $AAPL

1h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Best Buy shares fall 7% as retailer warns of drop in sales, removes senior execs 

2h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
One Royal Marine and one soldier killed in Afghanistan, MoD says. Next-of-kin have been told. Details soon < >

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Israel says 79 rockets fired at it from Gaza 

2h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Federal Reserve says U.S. economy is growing moderately, takes no new steps:  -CJ

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Apple wins preliminary ruling in ITC case against Samsung

2h RT ‏@RT_com
At least 2 dead, 5 wounded in LA shooting 

3h Wallace Witkowski ‏@wmwitkowski
Analysts slow to admit Q4 gloom. 90% company Q4 outlooks negative but analyst EPS forecasts still see record highs. 

2h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Bank of America sued for $1bn for alleged mortgage fraud in civil lawsuit brought by US Attorney in Manhattan 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
RT @bloombergtv: BREAKING: Best Buy sees 3Q adjusted earnings per share significantly lower than prior year $BBY

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Yahoo says cutting about 200 jobs. $YHOO

2h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Zynga shares pop 12% as social-game firm posts loss, sets stock buyback 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Suspect in Georgia church shooting reportedly arrested - @ajc 

3h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
#IMF team to resume talks in #Egypt next week  #Loan

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks end lower, extending losses on disappointing earnings; Dow's off 25 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: Convicted ex-Goldman Sachs board member Gupta sentenced to 2 years prison for insider trading - court hearing

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Meningitis cases rise past 300 in U.S. outbreak | 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Zynga Q3 revenue $317 million vs I/B/E/S view $256.4 million. $ZNGA

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Bank of America, responding to U.S. civil fraud lawsuit, calls claim it failed to repurchase loans from Fannie Mae "simply false." $BAC

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Three killed, two wounded in shooting in Los Angeles suburb 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta awaits sentence in insider trading case 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
At least 2 reportedly killed in shooting at a business in Downey, California; updates here 

3h RT ‏@RT_com
Incoming New York Times CEO brings sex scandal from abroad 

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
98% of bond funds beat their benchmark. New research suggests it's because they're using too easy a yardstick: 

4h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Police in Amsterdam arrest 25 people after Man City and Ajax football fans clash ahead of Uefa Champions League game 

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: Sudan blames arms factory fire on Israel 

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria undecided on ceasefire proposal, rebels divided 

4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Crew of Argentine navy ship, seized three weeks ago in Ghana over US debt dispute, board flight home 

4h The Star ‏@staronline
Greece says has been given more time on austerity 

5h Johannes Myburgh ‏@johannesmyburgh

4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Pro-govt. forces capture Bani Walid 

4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Two#US-led troops killed in#Afghanistan 

5h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: Fed says economy is growing 'moderately,' keeps bond-buying program and plan for rates in place. 

5h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Fed repeats 'exceptionally low' rates through at least mid-2015

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Heavy firing near a neighborhood in Damascus: Syria Media Center

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold fell $7.80, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,701.60 an ounce: 

8h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bomb blast kills 6 in Damascus suburb 

8h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Chevron, Shell, Total, BP face South African price-fixing charge: 

8h BBC News US ‏@BBCNewsUS
Los Angeles coroner confirms Tony Scott's death as suicide 

8h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
China: End Unlawful Practice of House Arrest 

8h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Brahimi says new failure of U.N. Council on Syria could spread conflict

10h Real Time Economics ‏@WSJecon
U.S. Oil output up some 20% since 2008; imports account for about 40% of oil use, smallest share in 20 years …

9h Reuters World News ‏@ReutersWorld
Nigerian police raid kidnapping ring in southeast: chief 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Violence surges on Israel-Gaza frontier 

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Three Egyptians die as pilgrims begin #hajj 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russia says three gunmen killed in mostly Muslim Tatarstan 

9h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. September new-home sales rise 5.7% to 389,000 annual rate

9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Mortar shell kills two in NW#Pakistan 

9h RT ‏@RT_com
BREAKING: At least 2 militants killed, a FSB operative dies in fight during special operation in Kazan 

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Facebook shares leap 22% at open 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Libya fighters seize ex-Gaddafi bastion 

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks open higher after flash PMI data; new-home-sales report coming up 

9h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Four planes bombed Sudan’s weapons factory in Khartoum last night: minster

9h RT ‏@RT_com
BREAKING: Evacuation ordered in areas of Kazan, Russia, as special forces battle militants 

10h Al Jazeera Live Feed ‏@AlJazeera_Live
#SNN Egypt catches arms smugglers near Libyan border: Egypt's Interior Minister says securi...  #News #Gcc #arab #us

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
#Sinai landmine injures four 

10h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Authorities seize rockets in weapons bust  #Egypt

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
October factory activity edges up, growth still weak: Markit 

10h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel heads for jail as court rejects his appeal: 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Opposition and Syrian government trade blame for 25 killed in Douma 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Manufacturing sector flash PMI for October at 51.3 vs. 51.1 in September: Markit

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Visa says One Equity Partners Charles W. Scharf to be CEO

10h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
German firm to compensate Karachi factory fire victims | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM … #Baldia

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Ukraine arrests former presidential bodyguard who claims Kuchma plotted killing of journalist 

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Boeing is strongest among Dow industrials in premarket trades 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Microsoft's Windows 8 intends to challenge Apple's mobile supremacy | 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
Hiker missing for two days on Gunung Nuang 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Lockheed Martin raises forecast, earnings beat view again 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Boeing reports third-quarter EPS of $1.35 on revenue of $20.01 billion

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Lockheed Martin reports third-quarter EPS of $2.21 on revenue of $11.87 billion

11h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Boeing beats earnings estimates and raises 2012 guidance 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - AT&T reports third-quarter EPS of $0.63 on revenue of $31.5 billion

11h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
EMC shares decline over 6% premarket as tech firm misses profit estimates 

11h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Ford to close factory in Belgium by end of 2014, with loss of around 4,300 jobs: 

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
"Millennium Bomber" faces re-sentencing in Seattle 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
AngloGold says to fire 12,000 South Africa strikers 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Syria rebels use ‘PlayStation controllers’ to fire mortar rounds: report … #AlArabiya #Syria #Assad

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Italy faces huge fines over illegal landfills 

12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
US drone strike kills 3 in NW#Pakistan 

12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Facebook shares surge 13% premarket as Citi upgrades social network 

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria to announce ceasefire decision on Thursday: ministry 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Tibetan farmer dies after setting fire to himself in north-western China, human rights groups say 

12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Eli Lilly quarterly earnings: $1.18 vs $1.11 

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Myanmar sets curfew after new violence in northwest 

12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Update: Syrian foreign ministry says army is still studying truce proposal by envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, final decision due Thursday - @Reuters

13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Gunmen kill Somali journalist: colleagues … #AlArabiya #Somalia

13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Giant#US chemical maker cuts 2,400 jobs 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Exclusive: Germany plans swift purchase of EADS shares - document 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: EU sends Microsoft formal complaint, accusing it of failing to provide Internet browser choice.

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Attacks in western Baghdad kill 2 Iraqi soldiers, 1 policeman, officials say 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Iran looks to Central Asia as another economic buffer as sanctions strike harder:  - VW

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Soaked Jamaica braces as Sandy bears down for possible pass as hurricane, then on to Cuba 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Rebels battle Assad's forces for gateway to north #Syria 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Bag with #landmine, #bullets found in south #Lebanon | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR …

13h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Three more schools bombed in Mohmand Agency, Swabi 

13h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Syrian government agrees to ceasefire during Eid holiday, international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says - @Reuters

13h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Republican US Senate candidate suggests pregnancies caused by rape were "something God intended to happen" 

13h The Star ‏@staronline
Malaysian Bar gets UN award for promoting democracy and human rights 

13h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Israel Defence Forces carry out air strikes over Gaza City, killing at least 4 militants, after night of rocket fire 

13h The Star ‏@staronline
Muslim Chamber of Commerce sec-gen charged with molesting college girl 

13h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Crude flat in wake of weak Europe data 

14h Joumana Seikaly ‏@Joujolie

13h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Syrian rebels now have anti-aircraft weapons, including US-made Stingers, senior Russian general claims 

14h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Samsung's multi-touch smartphones and tablets do not infringe on an Apple patent, Dutch court rules - @Reuters

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Last of the hospitalized from #Ashrafieh #blast in stable condition … #Jennifer #Beirut #Lebanon

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
October PMIs suggest euro zone downturn deepening 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Federal Reserve officials meeting amid low expectations for any major moves to help economy:  - VW

14h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
BMW to invest $264 mn in first Brazil plant 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Q3 profits plunge for Swedish truck maker #Volvo | #Business , International | THE DAILY STAR #Sweden …

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Pro-Gaza Greek activists censure#Israel 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
US car giant Ford closing factory at Genk in Belgium with loss of 4,300 jobs, unions say 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Union official said Ford to close Belgian plant in 2014 and nearly 10,000 jobs will be lost:  - VW

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Police attack protesters in E#Bahrain 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Barrage of Gaza rockets draws Israeli air strikes; 1 Palestinian militant killed:  - VW

15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Lebanese #Army arrests 100 involved in #clashes | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR … #Lebanon

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bombings destroy schools in#Pakistan 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Ford poised to announce plans to close Belgian plant 

15h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Violence against women high in Peshawar | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
US warship rescues Filipino fishermen from sinking boat in midnight operation 

16h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Nintendo cuts full-year profit forecast amid weaker demand for 3DS and strong yen | 

16h ‏@haaretzonline
Update: #Gaza militants fire more than 52 rockets into Israel Wednesday morning; Iron Dome intercepts seven rockets 

16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Cairn India is the fastest growing energy company: Platts 

16h Press TV ‏@PressTV
NATO tanker destroyed in#Pakistan 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
One dead in car crash with Hungary PM aide 

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Nissan to double Thai production: report 

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Bank of Canada is still leaning towards rate hikes: 

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Israel kills one in second day of Gaza strikes 

16h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Thailand's status as world's top rice exporter threatened by a controversial scheme that has hit competitiveness  #AFP

17h ‏@haaretzonline
More than 30 rockets and mortars hit south #Israel, three wounded, in latest escalating violence along #Gaza border wit

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Mexican labour reform hits hurdle in Congress 

17h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
#Asean Chief Rejects #Australia's Abbott's Refugee Boat Policy 

17h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
One #Palestinian died in an Israeli air strike on the #Gaza Strip early Wed., bringing to 3 the number of gunmen killed in overnight raids

17h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
China’s increasing military spending unnerves neighbors 

18h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Facebook puts Zynga in the doghouse 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Chinese factories hint at rebound 

19h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘Morocco uses torture in interrogation’ 

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Brahimi to brief Security Council on his ‘extremely hard’ pushes for Syria ceasefire … #AlArabiya #Syria #Assad

19h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Telkom Rings Up 19% Profit Increase 

19h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Third-party presidential debate held 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Tibetan dies after setting himself ablaze in front of market near monastery in western China 

11h  ‏
Reuters: Kuwait protests challenge ruling family 

11h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Italian Detained in Bali Over Hoax Threat to Flight 

11h  ‏
staronline: Ecuador worried by Assange health, seeks UK safe passage promise 

11h  ‏
staronline: Greece says has finalised austerity package 

11h  ‏
MarketWatch: AT&T up in premarket trades as third-quarter earnings rise 

11h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: Qatar considers buying major stakes in 7 European banks … #AlArabiya #Qatar

11h  ‏
Reuters: Shrinking military-led aid sparks concern among Afghans 

11h  ‏
EgyIndependent: #Sinai landmine injures four 

11h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Facebook shares soar after beating estimates on mobile | 

11h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Arms factory explosion rocks Sudan's capital Khartoum, officials say no one killed 

11h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Paris appeals court sends Societe Generale trader to prison, orders him to pay back $7 billion:  -CC

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
AT&T revenue falls slightly, misses Wall Street view 

19h  ‏
haaretzonline: #IDF colonel who raped female soldier to be released 9 months early 

19h  ‏
PressTV: Dozens of insurgents slain in Aleppo 

19h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: An explosion hits an oil pipeline near the Iranian city of Shoush #AlArabiya #Iran

19h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Woman Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Kebayoran 

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
U.S. urges new Lebanon government as Hezbollah rejects int’l probe in killing … #AlArabiya #Lebanon #Syria #Assad

19h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Study: Mexican migration to US stabilizes, could increase 

19h  ‏
BBCWorld: VIDEO: Budapest rallies mark Hungary uprising 

19h  ‏
BloombergNews: Surging Singapore dollar may hinder city from goal of becoming alternative to Hong Kong as yuan center 

19h  ‏
BloombergNews: Philippines may cut interest rate as peso gains threaten exports | 

20h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Iran becomes NAM chairman in UNESCO: Iran has assumed the chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the ... 

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