Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 25th of October 2012

9m Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Report: Iran’s army plans military exercise near border with Iraq 

8m The Star ‏@staronline
Damascus shelled hours before scheduled truce 

8m The Star ‏@staronline
Eight bodies found dumped in Mexico City suburb 

11m Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
South Korea GDP grew 1.6% in 3Q, slowest pace since 2009 | 

27m Press TV ‏@PressTV
South Africa gold miners end strike 

34m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Hurricane Sandy is moving through Bahamas with 105 mph winds, may hit N.J.  #Sandy

35m Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Honduran police chief , veteran commanders in faceoff over efforts to clean up ranks 

45m Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
New York police arrest nanny for stabbing deaths of 2 children - @ABC 

45m BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
VIDEO: Clean up in Cuba after hurricane 

53m Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Amazon posted a quarterly loss of $274 million, compared with a year-earlier profit of $63 million. 

1h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Tim Cook calls Microsoft's Surface tablet "a fairly compromised, confusing product."  $AAPL $MSFT

1h Press TV ‏@PressTV
62 Shabab militants nabbed in Mogadishu 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Apple profit misses estimates on disappointing iPad sales | 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Apple shares drop 1.9% to $598.01 in extended trading

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Apple Inc shares off 4 percent as trading resumes following results. $AAPL 

2h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
In the fourth quarter, Apple sold 26.9 million iPhones, 4.9 million Macs and 5.3 million iPods:  $AAPL

2h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple earnings jump 24%, but results fall short of estimates 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Apple sees 1Q revenue at $52 billion, est. $55.1 billion; 1Q EPS at about $11.75, est. $15.49

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Apple reports fourth quarter revenue of $35.97 billion, beating estimates of $35.82 billion | 

2h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: Apple reports quarterly net of $8.2 billion on sales of $36 billion. Shares up slightly after hours. 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Apple 4Q EPS $8.67, est. $8.75

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Apple Q4 revenue $36 billion vs I/B/E/S view $35.8 billion. $AAPL

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Pussy Riot got what they deserved: Putin 

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Expedia shares jump 10% after hours in wake of quarterly results 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Witnesses says Syrian army fires heavy artillery barrages at southern neighborhood of Damascus, hours after accepting ceasefire - @Reuters

3h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Italian soldier killed in Afghan attack: ministry: An Italian soldier died on Thursday after being wounded in an... 

3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Three diplomats at the Syrian consulate in Jeddah have been deported: Saudi Foreign Ministry official #AlArabiya

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Amazon shares tumble 9% in late trading after revenue misses expectations 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Amazon announces third quarter sales up 27 percent to $13.81 billion. $AMZN

3h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Chinese police detain two teachers in Zhejiang province after photo posted online shows pupil being lifted by his ears 

3h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan attack named by MoD as Cpl David O'Connor of 40 Commando regiment. Details soon 

3h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Firing at F.B Area restaurant kills five in Karachi | http://DAWN.COM …

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Pandora shares slide as Bloomberg reports Apple said to plan 2013 start for internet radio service - @JonErlichman 
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4h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Update on US meningitis outbreak: 24 deaths, 328 cases (up from 317 yesterday) in 18 states (up from 17) - @NBCNews 
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4h Edmund Lee ‏@edmundlee
$NYT now down 21 PERCENT on the day, biggest one-day drop since at least 1980. @nytimes has lost $314 million today -- so far.

4h  ‏
MarketWatch: Wall Street is still wary of Zynga despite its 12% bounce today:  $ZNGA

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Chaos in #Afghanistan: British troops kill two of their own, two American soldiers shot dead by Afghan ally 

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PressTV: EU to drop Balkan states from Schengen 

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BBCWorld: China outcry over school abuse 

5h AFPTV_en ‏@AFPTV_en
Rolling Stones rock Paris with surprise gig  #AFP #video

5h  ‏
MarketWatch: December gold climbs $11.40 to close at $1,713 an ounce 

5h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: The Washington Post endorses Obama: The Washington Post editorial board endorsed President Barack Obam... 

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staronline: Israel's Netanyahu, ally Lieberman merge parties 

5h  ‏
AP: UK police: Officers have identified 300 potential sexual abuse victims of late TV host Jimmy Savile:  -CC

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BloombergNews: BREAKING: BP ending plans for U.S. commercial-scale ethanol production

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BloombergNews: The chances of Republicans taking control of the Senate are growing increasingly unlikely | 

5h  ‏
RT_com: Putin urges tougher control over 'mushrooming' cults 

5h  ‏
BloombergNews: BREAKING: S&P cuts economic risk score for France to 3 from 2

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Reuters: Exclusive: Huawei partner offered U.S. tech to Iran 

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BloombergNews: BREAKING: UBS said to weigh shakeup of investment bank leadership, reducing Kengeter's role

5h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Colorado teen confesses to schoolgirl killing, prosecutors say 

6h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Syria repels gunmen on#Lebanon border 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Within 2 years Obama had more than tripled the number of strikes in Pakistan from 35 in 2008 to 117 in 2010. #dronewars 

6h MarketWatch Graphics ‏@MKTWGraphics
Shipments of U.S.-made capital investment goods decline in Q3, falling at a 4.9% annual rate.
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6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Amherst College overhauls sexual assault reporting after campus outcry | 

6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: One dead after flash flood hits bus in Turkey 

7h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Mitt Romney's campaign raised nearly $112 million in the first half of October. 

7h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Taxpayers are still owed $84.2 billion in TARP funds as of September 30, 2012: 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Samsung infringes four Apple patents: U.S. International Trade Commission | 

8h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Syrian army announces ceasefire from Friday till Monday but reserves right to retaliate in event of rebel attacks 

8h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Syrian regime says it has agreed to 4-day holiday cease-fire to begin Friday

8h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Prosecutors say suspect has confessed in abduction, slaying of 10-year-old Colorado girl

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Aetna third-quarter profit rises as health insurance enrollment surges | 

8h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
No. 6 Police Search for Clues in Killing of Businesswoman 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
56 dead, almost 2,000 houses torched in latest ethnic violence in Myanmar, official says:  -CC

9h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. September pending home sales rise 0.3% from previous month

9h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
33 people have been killed by the fire of Syrian forces across the country: Syrian activists #AlArabiya #Syria #Assad

9h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Rebel fighters move into two Christian areas near centre of Syrian city of #Aleppo, reports say. Details soon 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Yemeni counter-terrorism official shot dead 

9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Two#US soldiers killed in#Afghanistan 

9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Afghan soldier kills Australian trooper 

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
All but 4 of 30 Dow components on rise as U.S. stocks notch early gains 

10h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Israeli drone violates#Lebanon airspace 

10h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Toothpaste maker Colgate-Palmolive is to cut more than 2,310 workers, or 6% of its workforce, by 2016 end - @AP 

10h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#ElieNahas sentenced in absentia to 8 years in prison and fined 50,000 euro for running ‘gigantic’ prostitution ring 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Update: Ford to cut 5,700 jobs and shutter three European plants | 

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. weekly jobless claims fall 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. September durables orders rise 9.9%, capital good stagnate

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. initial jobless claims fell 23,000 last week to 369,000

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Loans to households shrink in#EU: ECB 

11h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Ford to shut down two European factories, cut 4,900 jobs | 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
ConocoPhillips quarterly profit tumbles 

11h RT ‏@RT_com
Cyber Pearl Harbor: Hackers more dangerous than troops?  @portnayanyc

11h The Star ‏@staronline
In Myanmar's volatile west, sectarian violence worsens 

11h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
S African gold miners sign pay deal after months of unrest: 

11h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Afghan policeman killed in incident that resulted in deaths of two British soldiers on Weds, MoD says. Details soon 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Ford Motor European loss for 2012 expected to exceed $1.5 billion

11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Ford 'cutting 1,300 jobs' in UK 

12h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The median price of a new home was $242,400 in September, up 11.5% from a year ago. 

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
WikiLeaks says releases hacked U.S. detainee rules 

12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Procter & Gamble's quarterly profit exceeds estimates 

12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Afghan soldier kills Australian 

12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
20 dead in fresh Myanmar violence 

12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Afghan police kill 25 Taliban militants 

12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Zynga shares jump 17% in premarket trading 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Fighting erupts near #Damascus ahead of truce deadline  #Syria

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Adani Enterprises Q2 net down 42% to Rs 320.21 cr 

13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
#Iran, Thailand call for enhanced ties 

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Anna Hazare demands life term for coalgate scam accused … via @ZeeNews

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Four arrested in Dalit woman burning case: Four persons, who were accused of killing a Dalit woman by setting he... 

14h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Malala Yousufzai's family is en route from Pakistan to Birmingham, UK, to visit the injured 15-year-old in hospital - @NBCNews

14h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
WikiLeaks releases classified or restricted files on how detainees should be treated by the US military - @WikiLeaks press release

14h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
UK economy out of recession - it grew by 1% in third quarter of 2012. Live coverage here: 

15h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closes up 0.2%; up for 10th straight session 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Dollar drives higher vs yen, equities steady post Fed 

15h ‏@haaretzonline
#Gaza militants fire #mortar shell at #Israel, despite informal #truce 

15h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold bounces a bit, finding support near $1,700 

16h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Ishihara to quit as Tokyo governor and form new national party …

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Insight: Hungary's far-right party gains as it targets Roma 

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Foreign Islamic militants worry Syrian rebels but also provide a powerful boost to their fight 

16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
US Presidential Election: Barack Obama to vote today … via @ZeeNews

16h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Hurricane #Sandy carries sustained winds of up to 110 mph (175 km/h) as it makes landfall in Cuba 

17h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

17h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Apple wins second time as Samsung loses US trade ruling 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. CEOs call for action to reduce federal deficit 

17h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Asia stocks edge up, but earnings limit gains 

17h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Karachi violence claims three lives | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com #Karachi

17h Breaking News Storm ‏@breakingstorm
Hurricane Sandy has made landfall in Cuba just west of Santiago de Cuba as a strong Category 2 storm - @breakingweather

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Special Report: In the land of "gangster-jihadists" 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Hurricane Sandy pounds Jamaica during day, then takes aim at eastern Cuba, possibly US coast 

18h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
China Reduces Target for Construction Nuclear Power Plants 

18h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple is the world's largest company by market value, accounting for 4.5% of the S&P 500-stock index:  $AAPL

18h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt negotiates ceasefire in #Gaza; #Mursi vows to ‘stand by #Palestinians’ …

18h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
#Australia’s new export: punitive #asylum policies. Now #NewZealand jumping on the bandwagon 

18h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Britain is expected to confirm Thursday that its longest double-dip recession since the 1950s is over  #AFP

18h The Star ‏@staronline
Hurricane Sandy growing stronger as it nears Cuba 

18h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Three Militants Said to Be Killed 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
US trade judge sides with Apple 

18h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Property Firm Pakuwon Jati Posts 150% Profit Surge 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Sharp shares slump more than 6% 

19h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Japan says China renews naval activity near disputed isles, reports spike in air operations 

19h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: Two Syrian rebels take sniper positions in Aleppo  #AFP

19h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
#Cameroon aggressively prosecutes #LGBT people; multiple rights violations. Needs to stop! 

11h  ‏
Reuters: Fighting between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists continues for a 5th day in Myanmar; hundreds of homes burn 

11h  ‏
BreakingNews: General Colin Powell endorses President Obama for re-election - CBSThisMorning

11h  ‏
AFP: Microsoft reveals Windows 8 later today, with tablets a key target: 

11h  ‏
BBCWorld: Ford 'cutting 1,300 jobs' in UK 

11h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Five arrested in Nasr City for possessing weapons, explosives  #Egypt

11h  ‏
ZeeNews: Jindal runs to escape from backdoor exit to avoid Ramesh Agarwal .Ramesh Agarwal was shot by Jindal's men # Zee News

19h  ‏
Reuters: GM to discuss buying stake in South Korean unit from KDB: GM executive 

19h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
After decades behind the bamboo curtain, Laos to join WTO 

19h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Japan protests after four Chinese patrol boats enter East China Sea waters | 

19h  ‏
Reuters: China says 2011 R&D spending up 23 percent on year 

19h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Obama tackles rape comments, "fiscal cliff" on TV talk show 

20h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
In Q3, AT&T added 151,000 new contract customers. Rival Verizon Wireless reported adding 1.5 million. 

19h  ‏
Reuters: Disabled South Koreans protest "inhumane" benefits system 

19h  ‏
ZeeNews: Minor earthquake in Arunachal Pradesh: A slight intensity earthquake with epicentre in West Siang District ... 

20h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: IDX Expects to Have 30 IPOs Next Year 

20h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Russian opposition leaders issues warning to Kremlin over alleged abduction of activist 

20h  ‏
Reuters: Sprint unveils new data plans for 4G LTE tablets 

20h  ‏
Reuters: Utah Republican activist facing rape charges found dead after jail release 

20h  ‏
nytimesworld: Arrest of Brazil Financier Puts Focus on Small Banks 

20h  ‏
BloombergNews: New Zealand holds benchmark rate at 2.5% as Wheeler term begins | 

20h  ‏
MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise as results help Cnooc, Wynn; Hang Seng Index up 0.1% 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
China says industry recovery trend not yet stable 

20h  ‏
RT_com: Dutch warship sinks pirate boat off Somalia 

20h  ‏
WSJ: When hurricane meets snowstorm: Giant "snor'eastercane" could make landfall near Greater New York next week. 

20h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Scots independence: is Wales next? 

20h  ‏
BloombergNews: Hong Kong shares post longest rally since 2005 on speculation China's economy will rebound | 

20h  ‏
AP: Hurricane Sandy pounds Jamaica en route toward Cuba, possibly US coast  -SM

20h  ‏
PressTV: Hundreds of Sudanese have staged a demonstration in the capital Khartoum to protest against an airstrike on... 

20h  ‏
BBCWorld: Two British deaths in Afghanistan 

20h  ‏
BreakingNews: Report: Israel and Hamas 'negotiate unofficial truce' in Gaza - BBCNews 

20h  ‏
staronline: Texas executes man for 1991 stabbing-strangulation murder 

20h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Gaza begins 'unofficial truce' 

22h  ‏
nytimesworld: Iran Makes Arrests in Violations of Money Trading 

22h  ‏
BreakingNews: Eye of Hurricane Sandy now between Jamaica and Cuba - NHC_Atlantic; updates on : 

22h  ‏
MarketWatch: Japan stocks edge lower as earnings weigh; Nikkei Average down 0.1% 

22h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Haiti police investigate prominent businessman for alleged role in kidnapping ring 

22h  ‏
AP: Zynga getting into the gambling business:  -MS

22h  ‏
staronline: North Korea new leader still a mystery after nearly a year - Pentagon 

22h  ‏
AP: Mich. man whose wife died in meningitis outbreak is in a hospital being treated for the same illness:  -SM

22h  ‏
PostWorldNews: A CIA veteran transforms U.S. counterterrorism policy 

22h  ‏
PressTV: 15 killed in#Iraq terrorist attacks 

22h  ‏
Bloomberg: Nintendo cuts full-year profit, sales forecasts as free mobile games dissuade consumers from buying consoles 

22h  ‏
PressTV: US sues BoA for $1bn over bad loans 

22h  ‏
staronline: Chinese ships in disputed waters: Japan coastguard 

22h  ‏
haaretzonline: #Gaza boat activists released from house arrest  #Estelle #Israel

22h  ‏
staronline: Student killed in attack by gang of schoolboys 

22h  ‏
RT_com: North Korean army minister executed by mortar shot for misbehavior - reports