Friday, November 2, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 2nd of November 2012

15m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Last NASA space shuttle becomes museum piece 

13m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Obama, Romney take aim at important Midwestern swing states 

8m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
MetLife to sell mortgage servicing portfolio to JPMorgan 

9m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Kraft Foods approves $650 million restructuring plan  Kraft makes Planters peanuts, Oscar Mayer lunch meat, Velveeta

2m Press TV ‏@PressTV
Striking workers, police clash in Italy 

32m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Chevron's Q3 net income fell to $5.25 billion from $7.83 billion a year earlier  $CVX

35m The Star ‏@staronline
Anger grows over fuel shortage in storm-hit U.S. Northeast 

35m The Star ‏@staronline
North Korea says proud of its human rights record 

43m Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
In Communist China, women officially equal but lagging far behind politically 

54m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Groupon went public last November at $20. Today the stock is at $3.83  $GRPN

1h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Berkshire Hathaway profit up on rails, energy .

1h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chicago's Cook County is first metro area to levy gun tax …

1h The Star ‏@staronline
Prominent Irish nationalist arrested over Northern Ireland shooting 

1h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
New York City Marathon canceled, @NBCNewYork reports

1h RT America ‏@RT_America
US birth rate hits all time low 

1h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Con Edison says it restored 65,000 customers in Lower East Side, East Village areas of Manhattan, New York - @ConEdison 
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2h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 163 people have been killed by regime forces in #Syria: Syrian Network for Human Rights.

2h The Star ‏@staronline
Argentine farm leader blasts government on slow reforms 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Cerberus said to seek to unite Albertsons shops with Supervalu

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Storm Sandy to cost New York state economy up to $18 billion: government 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Bayer to buy U.S. vitamin maker Schiff for $1.1 billion | 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Ukraine opposition complains of stolen seats 

3h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Over 90 killed in superstorm Sandy, upto USD 50 bn losses 

3h Press TV ‏@PressTV  #Kurdish women holding a banner reading "We will not let our children die" #demonstrate 

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
It looks as if Obama will hit all his key numbers: unemployment under 8%, gas prices under $4, economic growth above 2% 

3h RT ‏@RT_com
#Sandy death toll rises to 98, recovery pace criticized 

4h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
No immediate reports of damage, injuries after magnitude-6.4 earthquake shakes Philippine island of Mindanao - @AP 

4h Breaking News Storm ‏@breakingstorm
More than $18 million in federal aid has been dispersed so far in the wake of Sandy, FEMA administrator says - @CNN 

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria army quits base on strategic Aleppo road 

4h The Star ‏@staronline
Polish mother accused of killing five of her children 

3h  ‏
Uganda says to pull out troops from Somalia over Congo charges - Yahoo! News …

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold ends the day at $1,675.20 an ounce, down $40.30 

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Russian activists say have freed 12 human "slaves" from shop 

5h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Cyclist Lance Armstrong’s lifetime ban upheld by World Anti-Doping Agency. Details soon 

5h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
#Sandy deaths at 41 people in New York City. - Mayor Bloomberg

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Pakistan's Afridi and Younus chased for unpaid tax bill 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
French conservatives gear up against gay marriage 

6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Citing conflicts, Obama renews U.S. sanctions on Sudan 

6h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 110 people have been killed by regime forces in #Syria: Local Coordination Committees
3h  ‏
staronline: Union at Kenya's port of Mombasa calls off strike 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
Peru court plans to clean up billions in land bonds 

6h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple saw its shares fall 1% today as the company launched its iPad mini:  $AAPL

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
"In the U.S., you have a new president every 4 years. But here we are living with the same prime minister for 42 years" 

6h WSJ Greater New York ‏@WSJNY
UPDATE: Two million barrels of gas have been delivered since New York Harbor reopened to tankers.  #sandy

6h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Nigeria troops kill 39 in anti-militant raids 

6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
In NYC, grim aftermath of Hurricane #Sandy sets in - @ReutersTV Rough Cuts 

6h Press TV ‏@PressTV
4 Afghan police shot dead by colleagues 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Detainees fight at #Justice #Palace | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR …

7h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Mali extremists Ansar Dine say they will hold talks with regional leaders

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Islamists protest in Cairo, call for Islamic law 

7h The Star ‏@staronline
Nigeria army kills 30 in raid on militant bastion - witnesses 

7h The Star ‏@staronline
Myanmar president signs long-awaited foreign investment law 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Christian girl abduction could cause #sectarian crisis, says women's council head  #Kidnapping #Egypt

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
New York devoting $100 million in state funds for #Sandy damage, Gov. Cuomo says. Will reconsider if not enough, he says.

7h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Irish Tycoon Goes to Prison 

7h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
No. 8 Underage Drivers Rule the Road by Night 

8h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Court awards gay porn production company $1.5m damages after US man illegally downloads 10 films 

8h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Man jailed for six months for "defaming" King of Bahrain on Twitter 

8h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
18 dead and many more wounded after a gunman attacks a bus parked near a petrol station in southwest Pakistan - @RT_com 

8h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Salafi leader calls war on#Tunisia rulers 

8h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo ruled fit to stand trial for crimes against humanity. Details soon 

8h Eileen Houlihan ‏@eileenreuters
3.6 million customers in 11 East Coast states still lack power after #Sandy - Dept of Energy latest stats

8h Bloomberg TV ‏@BloombergTV
Apple's iPad Mini goes on sale today -- but the reduced tablet is attracting reduced crowds 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chevron profit drops on lower oil output, maintenance 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Cuba denounces US diplomats for what it calls subversive activities 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. stocks cut gains, turn negative in morning trading

8h The Star ‏@staronline
Swiss environmentalists force referendum on immigration 

8h The Star ‏@staronline
Increased air raids bring death and ruin to Damascus suburbs 

8h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Freddie Starr, bailed by police investigating #Savile abuse claims, being interviewed again - Scotland Yard. More soon 

8h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
At least 18 people killed in attack on petrol station in south-western Pakistan, officials say 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. September factory orders up 4.8 percent. Link coming soon.

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Millions still without power in New York, New Jersey after #Sandy 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Wall Street opens higher after payrolls 

10h Sudeep Reddy ‏@Reddy
Average monthly job growth in 2012: +157,000. 2011: +153k. 2010: +86. 2009: -422. 2008: -300. 2007: +92. 2006: +172. 2005: +208. 2004: +171.

9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
4#US-led troops injured in#Afghanistan 

9h Press TV ‏@PressTV
16 civilians injured in Syria bombings 

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold futures down 1% following jobs data; crude below $87 but pares earlier loss 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: ConEd expects to restore all power to Manhattan by Saturday

10h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Top Manipuri rebel leader arrested in Delhi 

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Yahoo! News: 4 Afghan police killed in insider attack …

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chevron reports third-quarter EPS $2.69 on sales of $56 billion

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Jobless rate climbs to 7.9% as more Americans entered the labor force

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. October payrolls rise 171,000, jobless rate climbs to 7.9%

10h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Van attack, blaze kill 10 in Balochistan | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

10h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Euro-zone manufacturing shrank for the 15th straight month as exports weakened. 

11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
French police confirm body is missing British schoolboy Pierre Barnes whose name tag was sewn on his shirt 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Ireland jails former "Celtic Tiger" Quinn for contempt 

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Pakistani forces kill eight militants 

11h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#BREAKING: Russian PM Medvedev says punk band Pussy Riot should not be in jail: 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
China to promote rising star in Bo Xilai's old stomping ground: sources 

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Israeli tank fire injures Palestinian 

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Jharkhand: Girl stabbed to death for making noise 

12h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Thousands of Iranians chanting 'death to America' burn US flags to mark 33 years since seizure of US embassy in Tehran: 

12h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
China court rejects lawsuit filed by blind activist’s brother against local police, government 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Indian national gets 10 years, 5 strokes for assault and robbery 

12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
UN human rights chief calls on China to address Tibetan protests that have led to some 60 self-immolations since March - @Reuters

12h ‏@haaretzonline
#US upgrades #Israel's aviation safety rating 

12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Streets in downtown Atlanta re-open following threat to CNN Center; bomb threat over - @JLeslie11Alive

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.N. rights boss calls on China to address Tibetan protests 

13h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Police close streets near the CNN Center in Atlanta after man calls in chemical bomb threat - @11AliveNews 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
2 suspected IRA militants arrested over slaying of Northern Ireland prison guard in gun ambush 

13h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Amnesty International condemns what appears in online video to be "execution" of Syrian government soldiers by rebels 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Hong Kong officials arrest 119, seize 3M cigarettes in crackdown on home delivery rings 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Killing fails to shake #Lebanon #debt as calm holds: Arab Credit | Business , Lebanon | THE DAILY STAR …

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Romania government headed for outright majority: poll 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Czech PM confident party congress will help quiet rebels 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Turkish village lives in fear of #Syrian war | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Fight for gas gets nasty: NYC man pulls gun after complaint he cut in line at gas station:  -BW

14h The Star ‏@staronline
Bangladeshi gets 10 months jail for molesting salesgirl 

14h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Oil futures edge lower ahead of jobs report 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chevron declares force majeure at Angolan oil terminal 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syria rebels seize key northwestern crossroads: activists | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Algeria wins over long hostile Berbers to root out al-Qaida in last mountain refuge 

14h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Two men, aged 31 and 44, arrested over the murder of prison officer David Black in Northern Ireland. Details soon 

14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
At least four killed in Karachi violence | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
South Africa mine tensions rumble on, sit-in at AngloGold 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Japan complains to#US on rape case 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Iran president #Ahmadinejad backs down in political clashes | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR #Tehran …

14h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Shares in Europe decline in early-morning trades 

14h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Bloggers relishing challenge of beating #China's army of censors to post online about impending leadership change  #AFP

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
RBS may face Libor fines after talks with regulator 

15h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Honda's China sales plunge 54% in October amid island dispute | 

15h The Star ‏@staronline
Motorcyclist killed after crashing into tow truck 

15h The Star ‏@staronline
Three nabbed over attack on Kepong Umno Youth chief 

15h RT ‏@RT_com
Polish paper editor resigns over article on presidential plane crash  #news

15h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Maoist supporter arrested in Odisha 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Strike at East African hub port of Mombasa enters second day 

15h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Second mass complaint coming over Fukushima disaster …

15h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Vietnam's stocks fall most in Asia as Bourbon Tay Ninh slides | 

15h ‏@haaretzonline
#Israeli teachers strike over cutbacks in program for dropouts 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Netherlands to go ahead with budget cuts 

15h RT ‏@RT_com
Japan accuses US airman of assaulting young boy on Okinawa  #news

15h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Japan protests after new report of incident involving drunken U.S. serviceman 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Arafat deputy killing secret revealed 

15h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside further £400m to cover claims for mis-selling payment protection insurance 

15h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Officer thought to be guarding Welsh home of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accidentally fired a gun - Scotland Yard 

15h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Stem cell researchers say boys made infertile by cancer could produce sperm in adulthood 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Iraqi #tourist sector hurt by Iran’s #currency pain … #alarabiya #Iran #Iraq #Rial

15h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: RBS has 3Q loss after 400 million-pound PPI charge

16h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
BREAKING: Sharp rating cut to junk by Fitch; remains on watch negative

16h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Daiwa posts 3rd straight profit on trading, underwriting | 

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Russian defense chief in hot water 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
AngloGold suspends operations at South Africa mine due to sit-in 

16h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Panasonic downgraded two levels by S&P after forecasting loss 30 times bigger than analyst estimates | 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Strike ends at Coal of Africa mine in South Africa 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Xstrata fires 400 strikers at South Africa chrome mine 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Second stealth jet puts China on path to top regional power: expert 

16h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Balochistan case: Interior ministry presents report | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

17h Press TV ‏@PressTV
China rejects 3rd party action on isles 

17h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Debt crisis, China slowdown batter listed firms’ outlook …

17h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Silk Road taking stakes in first Myanmar private-equity deals | 

17h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
$LNKD Q3 premium-subscriptions business posted revenue of $49.6 million, a gain of 74% from the year-earlier period 

17h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Chinese man who served 11 years of life term for wrongful conviction gets record compensation 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Microsoft versus Google trial raises concerns over courtroom secrecy 

17h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Five days from the US election, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on final frenzied dash across America  #AFP #Election2012

17h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
16-year-olds are now able to vote in Argentina: 

6h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Gang rules 6 years after start of Mexico drug war …

17h The Star ‏@staronline
China busts $11 bn online gambling ring: reports 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Starbucks predicts higher-than-expected profits in coming year after revenue rises 6% during fourth quarter 

18h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Kweichow Moutai, the drink of China millionaires, has beaten every Shanghai stock during Hu's term with 3,453% rally | 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
.@WorldBank approves first development grant in 25 years to Burma - $80m (£50m) earmarked for roads, clinics & schools 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Monster's U.S. online jobs index gains in October 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Jobless rate seen rising, offering Obama no relief 

18h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Indonesia's trade balance consolidated its surplus as exports strengthen 

18h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Yelp has acquired European local-review company Qype for approximately $50 million  $YELP

18h  ‏
PressTV: Afghan security forces kill 24 militants 

18h  ‏
WSJ: Stocks kicked off November with their biggest single-day rally in weeks. 

18h  ‏
Reuters: California Republican chairman will not run again to head party 

18h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: US Stocks in Broad Rally After Upbeat Data 

18h  ‏
MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise, with financials leading rally; Hang Seng Index up 1.1% 

18h  ‏
PressTV: Sandy kills 88, millions still in dark 

18h  ‏
PressTV: Al-Shabab supporters held in#Somalia 

18h  ‏
nytimesworld: Sri Lanka: Government to Impeach Chief Justice 

18h  ‏
PostWorldNews: 23 police officers detained in Mexico City suburbs for alleged ties to organized crime 

18h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: 2 Billion in Asia-Pacific at Risk of Malaria: Report 

18h  ‏
Reuters: Secret Service agent found dead, apparent suicide: source 

18h  ‏
BreakingNews: Asia stocks chase US rally higher; Japanese shares among top performers - MarketWatch 

18h  ‏
nytimesworld: Guinea-Bissau, After Coup, Is Drug-Trafficking Haven 

18h  ‏
Reuters: Tax agency appeals Solyndra's bankruptcy exit plan 

18h  ‏
MarketWatch: U.S. has generated an average of 146,000 jobs in the first nine months of 2012: 

18h  ‏
BloombergNews: China Railway Construction seeks loan for Nevada property project | 

18h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Canadian police arrest 103 nationwide in narcotics trafficking ring 

18h  ‏
Reuters: U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for captain of replica HMS Bounty 

18h  ‏
Reuters: Auto supplier collapse threatens GM, Ford production in Australia 

18h  ‏
BreakingNews: Report: Microsoft is working with Asian suppliers to test its own smartphone design, sources tell WSJ 
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18h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Japan to import rare earths from Kazakhstan: media 

18h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Blind Chinese activist's brother says lawsuit rejected 

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: China: Cafe Owner Sentenced Over Online Messages 

22h  ‏
nytimesworld: Britain: Man Charged With Giving Children Cocaine 

22h  ‏
BloombergNews: Indonesian growth seen exceeding 6% reduces need for rate cut | 

22h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Mauritanian opposition tells army to stay out of politics 

22h RT ‏@RT_com
Hollywood wages war against legitimate Megaupload customers 

22h WSJ World News ‏@WSJworld
Fixing Greek Debt Still Elusive 

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