Thursday, December 27, 2012

Chapter 69: Covering the 25th - 27th of December 2012

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2012

now Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
Former foreign Minister #AvigdorLieberman questioned by police over ambassador affair http://htz.li/TnfZo0  #Israel

now  ‏
breakingstorm: Tornado emergency issued by National Weather Service; tornado moving into Mobile, Alabama - TWCBreaking

now  ‏
AP: US holiday retail sales growth weakest since 2008: http://apne.ws/TsuHhf  -AB

now  ‏
Yahoo! News: Central African Republic rebels seize central town, defying foreign troops http://yhoo.it/YJyJ6h 

now RT ‏@RT_com
All I want for Christmas is a daddy: UK kids add a ‘father’ on wish list http://on.rt.com/lzbls7 

now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Greek police arrest 2 Athens men for attacking 3 Bangladeshis; 2 of the migrants in hospital http://wapo.st/10fD4yy 

now The Associated Press ‏@AP
As Egypt's constitution passes, economic crunch looms: http://apne.ws/10g6blj  -AB

23m New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Iran Says Hackers Targeted Power Plant and Culture Ministry http://nyti.ms/10g1aJq 


1h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Dozens protest referendum results in Cairo http://dlvr.it/2hkHcc 

2h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Russian Official Says Adoption Ban Violates Treaties http://nyti.ms/RQDWap 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Five die in Ukraine chopper crash http://bbc.in/UkPIb4 

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. moves to sell advanced spy drones to South Korea http://reut.rs/TrMvZD 

2h  ‏
AFP: Central African rebels seize the major north-central town of Kaga-Bandoro http://bit.ly/W0GjCE 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
HEC: Voter turnout was 32.9% (17,058,317 out of 51,919,067 registered voters). #Egypt

4h Prashant Rao ‏@prashantrao
#Iraq PM's office tells @AFP tomorrow is a national holiday because of heavy rain. I repeat: it is raining, so Iraq is shut. I'm not joking.

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
BREAKING: Constitution passes with 63.8% approval. #Egypt

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Six killed as Sunni leader targeted in Pakistani city of Karachi http://bit.ly/Yc5a8c  #Pakistan

5h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: Video report: Bread shortage tells story of Syrian suffering by rimamaktabi http://goo.gl/Fn6KV 

5h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Eight killed in Yemen clashes; attacks in capital target officers http://yhoo.it/YJ8GMl 

5h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Kazakhstan’s acting border chief killed in military plane crash that left 27 dead http://wapo.st/WOatQ0 

5h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Cricket: Pakistan beat India in Bangalore - first match against each other in non-neutral venue since 2007 http://bbc.in/12MXcGS  #indvpak

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Egypt expected to pass constitution; currency limits imposed http://dlvr.it/2hgwy5 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Top defected military officer says #Syrian army has turned into a ‘gang’ http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/257059.html …

6h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Syria envoy seeks peace as clashes rage http://yhoo.it/YITxuD 

6h  ‏
ZeeNews: Modi elected Gujarat BJP legislature party leader http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/modi-elected-gujarat-bjp-legislature-party-leader_818890.html …

6h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
A military plane carrying 27 people including top members of the Kazakhstan border guard crashes with deaths feared http://goo.gl/7xXBD 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Report: Iran plans naval maneuvers near strategic Strait of Hormuz http://wapo.st/10eZnV5 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Authorities: Kazakhstan military plane crashes, killing all 27 aboard

6h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Military aircraft in fatal crash in Kazakhstan, reports say

7h BBC Africa ‏@BBCAfrica
#Africa and #China: Workers face clash of cultures - http://bbc.in/YGKKJx 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Israel to build 942 more homes in east Jerusalem: http://apne.ws/V2WMb3  -CC

7h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Activists cut hair to protest new constitution http://dlvr.it/2hgBxf 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Egypt limits travelers leaving country to US$10,000 in cash http://dlvr.it/2hgCNJ 

7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

7h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Freezing rain and sleet caused 21-vehicle pileup in Oklahoma: http://apne.ws/V2Xzsy  -CC

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iran to conduct navy drill in Strait of Hormuz in December http://reut.rs/WNI38A 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Afghans seek policewoman's motive for killing U.S. contractor http://reut.rs/V2VqwS 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Egypt court frees Mubarak-era senate chief on bail: An Egyptian court frees the former senate leader under ouste... http://bit.ly/TqAsvU 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Fukushima kids fatter as radiation fears cut exercise: Children in Fukushima are getting fatter as outdoor activ... http://bit.ly/TqAsvJ 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Egypt says stability key to fixing economy: PM: Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil says that political stabil... http://bit.ly/V9uxGz 

7h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Around 85 people killed by Syrian security forces, mostly in Damascus, Madhamiya and Darya: LCC

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Nigeria gunmen kill six at midnight #church service | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2012/Dec-25/199826-nigeria-gunmen-kill-six-at-midnight-church-service.ashx …

8h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Afghanistan: Policewoman who killed US contractor is Iranian with no known militant ties: http://apne.ws/TmbLgG  -CC

8h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Unknown attackers steal LE900,000 from post office car http://dlvr.it/2hf0b2 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Singers abstain from New Year's concerts over political turmoil http://dlvr.it/2hf0c1 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Iranian news agency reports another cyberattack by Stuxnet worm targeting industries in south http://wapo.st/10ew5FR 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gunmen in Yemen kill 2 army officers in capital; clashes elsewhere kill 3 troops, 11 tribesmen http://wapo.st/YbeJVc 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egyptians fret over economy after rancorous vote on constitution http://reut.rs/WNCcjK 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russian ruling party official shot dead in Caucasus http://reut.rs/YbaLM1 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Police say gunmen targeting Sunni cleric in southern Pakistan kill 3 of his guards, driver http://wapo.st/Tmc6jh 

9h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Chinese Driver Runs Down Students http://nyti.ms/V9midE 

9h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Pope Prays for Freedom in China and Peace in Syria http://nyti.ms/VgMGWb 

7h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Iraq's northern Kurdish region stops oil exports http://news.yahoo.com/iraqs-northern-kurdish-region-stops-oil-exports-093813249--finance.html …

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Pregnant #Kate absent from royals' #Christmas church visit | Entertainment , Celebrities | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Entertainment/Celebrities/2012/Dec-25/199815-pregnant-kate-absent-from-royals-christmas-church-visit.ashx …

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Salafi leader defends controversial remarks on constitution http://dlvr.it/2hd693 

9h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Security beefed for Pakistan’s first Indian tour since 2008 Mumbai attacks | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/security-beefed-for-pakistans-first-indian-tour-since-2008-mumbai-attacks/ …

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Syrian rebels fully capture town near Turkish border after weeks of siege: http://apne.ws/V99wvU 

10h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Policewoman who killed US military advisor in Kabul on Monday was Iranian, Afghan government spokesman says

10h RT ‏@RT_com
Global banking to be joined by 'Google Bank' and 'Apple Bank' http://on.rt.com/ffmixd 

10h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Eleven killed in Karachi; gunmen injure ASWJ leader | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/karachi-violence-claims-seven-lives-3/ …

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Israel says has no proof #poison #gas used in #Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199810-israel-says-has-no-proof-poison-gas-used-in-syria.ashx …

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Snow, storms in forecast for much of U.S. http://on.mktw.net/10egqGO 

10h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Court hears over 50 cases against referendum http://dlvr.it/2hcQZn 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Truck crash kills 18 holiday travelers in remote northeastern Zimbabwe http://wapo.st/10egOF1 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

11h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Japan's incoming PM promises fresh policies http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201212250103 …

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
A memorial for those killed in the school shooting at #SandyHook Elementary School is seen on December 24, 2012 in http://twitpic.com/bp6d70 
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11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 24 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire: Local Coordination Committees

11h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Nelson #Mandela "looking much better", says South African President Jacob Zuma, following hospital visit

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
South Africa: Mandela’s family visits him at bedside on Christmas; ex-leader said to be better http://wapo.st/TpJ6L2 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syrian #refugees face harsh winter in desperate conditions | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199806-syrian-refugees-face-harsh-winter-in-desperate-conditions.ashx …

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Officials: Attacks by gunmen on motorbikes kill 2 Yemeni army officers in country’s capital http://wapo.st/10eaSMo 

11h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Chinese Babies Risking Diabetes Reveal One-Child Pitfall http://bit.ly/UqH7Vp 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
Iran says defeats cyber attack on industrial sites http://dlvr.it/2hbsMG 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Gulf states at Manama summit confirm move towards a Gulf Union. #GCC

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Turkey central bank expects 4 pct growth next year | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199800-turkey-central-bank-expects-4-pct-growth-next-year.ashx …

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syria student turns #bomb-maker for #jihadists | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199801-syria-student-turns-bomb-maker-for-jihadists.ashx …

12h RT ‏@RT_com
Christmas fires kill 7 in #Philippines, crowd lynches suspected culprit (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/9q1y6b 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #GCC ministers at #Bahrain summit: Bloc condemns Iranian meddling in the affairs of #Gulf states

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #GCC ministers at #Bahrain summit agree on approving a unified military command

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The closing speech of the GCC Summit in #Bahrain has begun

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Hitachi CEO: Still in talks on Lithuania nuclear project http://reut.rs/V2zAJN 

12h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Two British nationals among 11 injured in plane crash in Burma; two people killed, including 11-year-old child

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Two Yemeni colonels have been killed by gunmen in central Sana’a. #Yemen

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Israel approves 1,200 east Jerusalem settler homes: NGO http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/257006.html …

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gang rape protests continue in Indian capital despite police clampdown http://wapo.st/10dUJGQ 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Tajikistan blocks scores of websites as election looms http://reut.rs/WN6hzQ 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syrian regime 'has no future' says #US | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199792-syrian-regime-has-no-future-says-us.ashx …

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
8 dead, 1,500 homeless after Christmas Day fires in Philippine capital area http://wapo.st/TlH7E3 

14h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Asian Stocks Advance; China Shares Erase 2012 Drop, Led by Banks http://bit.ly/W2R0Fk 

14h The Star ‏@staronline
Armed Forces to help out at flood-hit areas http://dlvr.it/2hZLXj 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt gears up for announcement of referendum result http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/256990.html … #constitution

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘#Iran to fully control N-plant by mid-2013’ http://dlvr.it/2hZCG1 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
UN to resume talks on global arms treaty http://dlvr.it/2hZCGz 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Japan new PM Abe wants to correct strong yen trend http://reut.rs/V2sntk 

14h RT ‏@RT_com
US to sell $1.2bn in spy drones to S. Korea http://on.rt.com/js4llw 


14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood takes oath as Governor Punjab | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/makhdoom-ahmed-mahmood-takes-oath-as-governor-punjab/ … via @dawn_com

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Severe cold kills over 80 in#Russia http://dlvr.it/2hZ5Ws 

14h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Bomb Found in Poso Police Station on Christmas http://bit.ly/W2OCyf 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘Iran ready to expan ties with Vietnam’: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has voiced the Islamic Repub... http://bit.ly/UZokh5 

14h  ‏
dawn_com: #Karachi violence claims seven lives | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/karachi-violence-claims-seven-lives-3/ …

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Syria's defected FM spokesman ‘in #US, cooperating with Intelligence’ http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/24/256892.html … #Makdissi

15h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Police: 2 suspected rebels, 1 police officer killed in shootout in Indian-controlled Kashmir http://wapo.st/10dCcdJ 

15h  ‏
staronline: Tropical Storm Wukong threatens Philippines http://dlvr.it/2hYsM1 

15h  ‏
PressTV: Major#US port strike still looming http://dlvr.it/2hYv0X 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Russia and India have agreed that the Islamic Republic of Iran has the right to develop nuclear technology for... http://fb.me/2EsoNnaRu 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Two killed as passenger plane lands in Myanmar rice field http://reut.rs/Ya1ILm 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Assad regime’s days are numbered, warns Washington http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/256959.html … #Syria

15h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Small fire breaks out during maintenance tests on US Airways jet at Phoenix airport: http://apne.ws/Vt7hCz 

16h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Canada medical staff to stage strike http://dlvr.it/2hYbPt 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Man drives car with make-shift explosives into students in northern China, injuring 13: http://apne.ws/Uqjtsa 

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks rally on weaker yen; Nikkei Average finishes 1.4% higher http://on.mktw.net/TTO7bj 

16h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Former industry minister Banri Kaieda was elected president of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan today.

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Seven dead, thousands homeless in Manila fires http://dlvr.it/2hYSXS 

16h Press TV ‏@PressTV
IED kills 3 civilians in W#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/2hYPBs 

16h RT ‏@RT_com
US sets records with number of drone strikes in #Afghanistan this year http://on.rt.com/m4m8ap 

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Three People Dead in West Sumatra Landslide http://bit.ly/ZwGm14 

17h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Venezuelan vice president says he spoke with Chavez, who is up and walking after cancer op http://wapo.st/10di1wy 

17h  ‏
PressTV: 'Congo kids still separated from parents' http://dlvr.it/2hY6nd 

17h  ‏
staronline: Floods worsen in east coast states, over 6,000 evacuated http://dlvr.it/2hY9ZF 

17h  ‏
AP: #Netflix video streaming service has been hit by a Christmas Eve outage: http://apne.ws/VZPgfq 

17h  ‏
staronline: Myanmar passenger plane in emergency landing near airport http://dlvr.it/2hY9lH 

17h  ‏
PressTV: Spain bank workers hold protest http://dlvr.it/2hY2GB 

18h RT ‏@RT_com
#Anonymous takes on alleged Ohio gang rapists and their protectors http://on.rt.com/1xtbfh 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Dockworkers at U.S. Northwest ports reject pact offer http://reut.rs/Y9Cb52 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
UN adds about 5 percent to regular budget for 2012-2013, raising it to about $5.4 billion http://wapo.st/10d7NMo 

19h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | The Americas: Guatemala: Prosecutor Assassinated http://nyti.ms/12LKgkG 

19h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: More Trouble for an Activist http://nyti.ms/12LKgkE 

19h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Constable injured during #DelhiGangrape protests at India Gate dies

19h  ‏
nytimesworld: Measles: Measles Epidemic Is Spreading in Central Africa http://nyti.ms/ThlR3u 

19h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Asia: China: 89 Abducted Children Rescued http://nyti.ms/ThkPo3 

19h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Mexico City offers exchange of cash, toys for guns in borough where stray bullet killed boy http://wapo.st/10d1hW2 

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Ex-marine arrives home after release from Mexico: http://apne.ws/V7Xnas  -AB

19h  ‏
WSJ: Fiscal cliff negotiations take a holiday break: http://on.wsj.com/TkKtae 

19h  ‏
staronline: U.N. approves new debate on arms treaty opposed by U.S. gun lobby http://dlvr.it/2hXBD1 

20h  ‏
AJWasahi: Disputed Asian islands once had strategic role http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201212250008 …

20h  ‏
Reuters: Japan's policy veteran Motegi likely to serve as trade minister: media http://reut.rs/TnU43v 

20h  ‏
PressTV: UN resolution backs Myanmar Muslims http://dlvr.it/2hX1MM 

20h  ‏
WSJ: "I'm not a lunatic, trust me." New Jersey mayor defends decision to arm school police officers. http://on.wsj.com/TkKevR 

20h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
When U.S. drones kill civilians, Yemen’s government tries to conceal it http://wapo.st/Tl3XeV 

21h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Georgia judge temporarily suspends law banning abortions after 20 weeks - @AP http://bit.ly/VsomfT 



WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012


now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Thousands of Turkish people have taken to the streets to protest against the plan to deploy advanced... http://fb.me/27BU4nSMH 

now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Protesters throw stones at French Embassy in Central African Republic as rebels advance http://wapo.st/Tq5MYd 

now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Unusually bitter winter causes hardship in #Morocco's isolated mountain villages http://bit.ly/Vj4vEf  #weather

now  ‏
BloombergNews: Syrian official to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov for peace plan talks | http://bloom.bg/W5gBxp 

now  ‏
BBCWorld: Fears for Sri Lanka's outspoken Leader http://bbc.in/Unc6Rn 

now  ‏
AFP: miraoberman: Seven dead and 1,500 flights canceled as monster storm snarls holiday travel in the United States. http://bit.ly/Yh5SRV 

now  ‏
Yahoo! News: Syrian minister leaves Beirut for fear of arrest http://yhoo.it/TxK9bX 

now  ‏
Yahoo! News: Unrest breaks out near French embassy in CAR http://yhoo.it/Yh9wLw 

now  ‏
PressTV: Smoke billows from a building after an #explosion in #Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, on December 26, 2012. http://twitpic.com/bpnjba 
 View photo
now  ‏
Reuters: More: U.S. Treasury says will begin measures to postpone debt limit, which will give $200 billion in headroom

now  ‏
Reuters: More: U.S. Treasury says will suspend sales of state, local government series securities on December 28

now  ‏
WSJ: Reddy: When the U.S. hits the debt ceiling, emergency measures kick in. Geithner won't predict their duration. http://on.wsj.com/W5tesb 

now  ‏
Reuters: Wall Street drops for 3rd day, led by retailers http://reut.rs/WS9Sgi 

now  ‏
RT_com: Bentley sued for $2mn over failed airbags http://on.rt.com/byb5sd 

now  ‏
WSJ: Treasury Secretary Geithner: U.S. will hit its $16.394 trillion borrowing limit by Monday. http://on.wsj.com/Ty1Dor 

now  ‏
RT_America: Los Angeles prepares to fight Fukushima debris http://on.rt.com/4ss01k 

now  ‏
AFP: #Toyota agrees to pay about $1.1 billion to settle class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners http://bit.ly/12PE0Z1 

now  ‏
nytimesworld: Bolivia Reduces Coca Plantings by Licensing Plots http://nyti.ms/UtUnbO 

now  ‏
PressTV: Iran has sent its first humanitarian aid consignment to Palestinians in Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian... http://fb.me/26e44zqSK 

now  ‏
PostWorldNews: Liberia seeks to extradite 7 alleged mercenaries to Ivory Coast following cross-border raids http://wapo.st/TpJo0R 

now  ‏
AFP: UN pulls non-essential staff out of Central African Republic http://bit.ly/ZBH0dU 

now  ‏
PostWorldNews: Shining Path rebel leader denies capture, claims he turned himself over to authorities http://wapo.st/10jUUAf 

now  ‏
BloombergNews: Georgia judge temporarily blocks midterm abortion limits | http://bloom.bg/TZMdG0 

1m  ‏
AP: BREAKING: Hawaii governor names Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz, a Democrat, to succeed Inouye in US Senate.

2m  ‏
MarketWatch: Japan stocks extend gains on exporters, steel shares; Nikkei Average climbs 0.8% http://on.mktw.net/U0igpd 

3m  ‏
staronline: US to reach debt limit on New Years Eve http://dlvr.it/2j1xQs 

4m  ‏
nicole_hong: China opens the world's longest high-speed railway. Beijing to Guangzhou in 8 hours, for as little as $139 http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/12/26/china-opens-worlds-longest-high-speed-rail-line/?mod=WSJ_hp_EditorsPicks …

10m  ‏
NBCNews: US Supreme Court declines to put temporary hold on provision covering contraceptives in health care law http://nbcnews.to/12GgUVP 

12m  ‏
BloombergNews: How the heirs of Mao's comrades rose to become China's new capitalist nobility | http://bloom.bg/UtY01v 

12m  ‏
AP: BREAKING: Spokesman: Ex-President George H.W. Bush in intensive care unit at Houston hospital.

13m  ‏
AFP: Pic: A Los Angeles police officer guards a table with assault weapons received during the LAPD Gun Buyback Program http://bit.ly/WHEPzJ 

14m  ‏
nytimesworld: Bolivia Makes Inroads Toward Reducing Coca Production http://nyti.ms/VzVxy0 

14m  ‏
BBCWorld: Toyota agrees $1bn US recall deal http://bbc.in/Un4TAB 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
9 slain in Mexican town as cartels clash in western state of Sinaloa http://wapo.st/TpDrkE 

3h Reuters TV ‏@ReutersTV
Deadly winter storms wallop south: http://ow.ly/gmIRu 

3h  ‏
AP: Meth labs, long a scourge of rural America, are turning up more and more frequently in cities and suburbs: http://apne.ws/Ve0Cx2  -EC

3h  ‏
haaretzcom: #Israeli killed, two seriously wounded after fire erupts in #Herzliya Marina http://htz.li/WRSOH2 

3h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Egypt pound falls, rising fears of devaluation http://dlvr.it/2hzw91 

3h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Families evacuate area near Nicaragua volcano after it spews hot gases, ash http://wapo.st/TxDr5v 

4h  ‏
Reuters: Turkish ex-president's son wants autopsy report made public http://reut.rs/WRUeBy 

4h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Former President George H.W. Bush's fever is up and he's been put on a liquids-only diet, a spokesman says: http://apne.ws/TjLPn6  -EC

4h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Iraq: New protests break out in Sunni stronghold: Large, noisy demonstrations against Iraq's governmen... http://bit.ly/YLpRwI 

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: Chinese police rescue 89 children in trafficking crackdown http://reut.rs/WROZ4C 

4h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
PPP believes in politics of ideology not in caste, creed: Kaira | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/27/ppp-believes-in-politics-of-ideology-not-in-caste-creed-kaira …

4h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The death of a policeman on Tuesday added drama to anti-rape protests in New Delhi, India. http://on.wsj.com/TwwySe 

4h  ‏
WSJworld: Nigerian Fireworks Warehouse Explodes http://on.wsj.com/YN4kUC 

5h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Morsy announces Cabinet reshuffle http://dlvr.it/2hyz5h 

5h  ‏
staronline: France deploys soldiers to protect embassy in CAR http://dlvr.it/2hz19q 

5h  ‏
ZeeNews: #DelhiGangRape victim flown to Singapore on doctors advice: Dr Athani http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/gang-rape-victim-flown-to-singapore-on-doctors-advice-dr-athani_819113.html …

5h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Egypt's opposition National Salvation Front says no dialogue with Morsi until he amends the constitution

5h  ‏
BreakingNews: Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital, sources say - SkyNewsBreak

5h  ‏
Reuters: Police: Man thought to be sleeping on German train was actually dead http://reut.rs/WRHjzi 

5h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Top Syrian military figure defects to opposition http://wapo.st/10jnIsN 

5h  ‏
haaretzcom: African refugees not just #Israel's problem, say two prominent #Holocaust historians http://htz.li/WGVqDW 

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The Free Syrian Army shot down a regime plane in Hama's Kfar Zita suburb: activists

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
UPDATE: Massive blast at fireworks warehouse in Nigeria's biggest city sparks huge fire, killing 1: http://apne.ws/VdB82K  - KM

6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Poll: 48% of Americans see the U.S. going over the fiscal cliff, up from 40% last week | http://bloom.bg/WGVjYR 

6h  ‏
staronline: Libyan protesters shut down oil port http://dlvr.it/2hyQ3S 

6h  ‏
ZeeNews: 23-year-old gang-rape victim shifted out of Safdarjung hospital: Delhi Police

6h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: The constitution guarantees freedom of expression, creativity and moderate values: Morsi

7h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: Free Syrian Army shot down a regime war plane above al-Mezzeh military airport in Damascus

7h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Over 1,000 Syrians flee to Turkey after bakery attack: More than 1,000 Syrians crossed into Turkey in ... http://bit.ly/VdeUOu 

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
RIM pricing power with carriers slips as sales decline | http://bloom.bg/TvCyKI 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Mental illness, poverty haunted Afghan policewoman who killed American http://reut.rs/WRgwTR 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic rebels say they don’t intend to seize capital, want talks http://wapo.st/10iSGkP 

8h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
1 adult, 4 children aged 2 to 8 die in Oklahoma house fire; 2 are injured; all are relatives, fire crews say - @OKCFOX http://bit.ly/ZAClZE 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Officials: Houses collapse in heavy rain in Iraq, 4 people killed, 7 others injured http://wapo.st/ToKsSQ 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
How a movie about a transsexual is sparking debate over cinema in Iran: http://wapo.st/ZAzL5O 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Starbucks uses cups to deliver message of "Come Together" to lawmakers this week: http://apne.ws/Vd0Cxt  - KM

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks edge upward, with hopes for budget talks on the rise http://on.mktw.net/WR48n0 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Iraq Sunnis block trade routes in protest against PM Maliki http://dlvr.it/2hvvQg 

9h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria to discuss Brahimi proposals with Russia http://reut.rs/TuSMUA 

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h RT ‏@RT_com
Malaysia floods force 14,000 to flee http://on.rt.com/un5zf1  #news

9h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The UAE arrests a cell preparing to carry out "terrorist" attacks in the country and the region

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. home prices rise 0.7 percent in October: S&P/Case-Shiller http://reut.rs/YfCZp7 

10h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller national index measuring home prices in 20 cities rose 4.3% in October. http://wsj.com 

10h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
UAE arrests terrorist cell of Emirati and Saudi Arabian citizens preparing to carry out attacks, state news agency WAM says - @Reuters

10h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Syrian interior minister wounded in suicide bombing leaves Beirut hospital, flown to Damascus: http://apne.ws/TvRRDt  - KM

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Iraq’s minority Sunnis protest again in western province following arrest of minister’s guards http://wapo.st/TonQBV 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Illegal construction, tonnes of litter, poor planning - Future of world's longest uninterrupted beach under threat http://bbc.in/Umbuv4 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Five migrants arrested in Sinai http://dlvr.it/2htjbX 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
British kickboxer indicted in Thailand for 2010 murder of ex-US Marine http://wapo.st/10i5CaD 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Obama, Congress set for one last effort on "fiscal cliff" http://reut.rs/YfmARr 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Al-Qaeda group: France is endangering hostages by agreeing to train Mali’s soldiers http://wapo.st/YM2qnb 

11h The Associated Press ‏@AP
South Africa: Nelson Mandela, in hospital since Dec. 8, is in good spirits: http://apne.ws/V33Zrh 

11h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Egypt parliament swears in new members after constitution vote | http://bloom.bg/12ESdcn 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Australian held by Filipino militants for over a year appears on proof-of-life video http://wapo.st/10ihtW2 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Merkel party rises to seven-year poll high before election year 2013 http://reut.rs/YffIn8 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Spain busts drug-smuggling ring http://bbc.in/Um3rP0 

11h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Two loud blasts reported near Karachi’s Sohrab Goth | Breaking News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/26/two-loud-blasts-reported-near-karachis-sohrab-goth/ …

12h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Indian police drop attempted murder charge against Kashmiri woman accused of stone-throwing: http://apne.ws/10hLsxf 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Flood victims refuse to evacuate for fear of house burglaries http://dlvr.it/2hsLlR 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
560 displaced Syrian families arrive to Port Said http://dlvr.it/2hs1NV 

12h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
30 people hurt as a fire rips through a crowded area of Lagos, Nigeria, where fireworks believed to have been stored: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j1nzDUK646rI6APgnCJCl5r0PhpA?docId=CNG.d5fe4faf34391046ead8ee4c3523a099.ae1 …

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Al Qaeda blames France for Sahel hostage deadlock http://reut.rs/V4er1Y 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: Shelling in Syria's Raqqa province kills 20, at least eight of them are children - activists

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Hamas bans Palestinian journalists from working with Israeli media http://dlvr.it/2hrqfS 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP VIDEO: A heavy snowstorm that blanketed Texas and Oklahoma moves in on the Northeast: http://apne.ws/12EFJkX 

13h RT ‏@RT_com
BREAKING: Russian Upper House passes ban on US adoptions as part of Dima Yakovlev bill http://on.rt.com/bel510 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
150 Salafi Nour Party members resign http://dlvr.it/2hrfyQ 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
General who heads Syria's military police defects and joins opposition, TV station reports: http://apne.ws/YeSCwR 

13h RT ‏@RT_com
Spain seizes 11 tonnes of hashish from drug trafficking ring http://on.rt.com/kly8f6  #news

13h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan's big automakers to benefit from yen slide says Nomura http://on.mktw.net/TofABN 

14h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
South Korea stages a live-fire drill near the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea amid Xmas lights tensions: http://www.thenewage.co.za/75549-1020-53-S_Korea_stages_livefire_drill_near_sea_border …

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Warehouse explosion sparks major fire in Lagos, #Nigeria http://bbc.in/UlRWXW 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egypt's leader signs contentious constitution into law http://reut.rs/WQfffM 

14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Spring Wish denied as suicide bomber brings down Afghan juice empire | World | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/26/spring-wish-denied-as-suicide-bomber-brings-down-afghan-juice-empire/ … via @dawn_com

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

15h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Yen Tumbles in #Asia As New #Japan PM Takes Office http://jglo.be/2CTQ 

15h The Star ‏@staronline
Senior citizen found dead, naked with both hands tied together http://dlvr.it/2hqTMX 

15h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Korean firms to invest $2bn in power projects | Business | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/26/korean-firms-to-invest-2bn-in-power-projects/ … via @dawn_com

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Israeli intelligence charges Palestinian cell accused of kidnap plot http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/26/257164.html … #PLFP #Israel

15h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
#Palestinian Authority sources report #IDF forces surrounding a mosque in #Hebron. No additional information

15h The Associated Press ‏@AP
GOP signals willingness to bend on issues such asI imigration, taxes & guns after an election drubbing: http://apne.ws/W4tqI7 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
#Nigeria: "Massive fire in Lagos Island. Residents fear firecrackers could have caused it" - BBC's @tomi_oladipo http://bbc.in/12OhkZp 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

14h Steve Rosenberg ‏@BBCSteveR
Putin orders Winter Olympic construction sites to be checked following Sochi mild earthquake, magnitude of 5.5

9h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill http://news.yahoo.com/russian-parliament-considers-anti-us-adoption-bill-074320297.html …

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iran rejects interference accusation by Gulf Arabs http://reut.rs/TurSvV 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Bonds for funding Iran pipeline proposed | Business | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/26/bonds-for-funding-iran-pipeline-proposed/ … via @dawn_com

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold prices ease as fiscal talks continue http://on.mktw.net/To241b 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Prominent Chinese scholars push for consensus in hope of mild political reform, not revolution http://wapo.st/10hpnPt 

16h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Thousands Flee #Malaysia Floods http://jglo.be/2CST 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

17h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Protesters detained as Russian parliament mulls banning U.S. adoptions of Russian children: http://apne.ws/VhMoOJ 

17h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The obesity epidemic has spread to cats and dogs. One solution: making portly pets work for their food. http://on.wsj.com/WvuHdv 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Reformist leader says Myanmar needs transformation http://reut.rs/YegMaY 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russian pipeline blast, quake strike 2014 Olympics host Sochi http://reut.rs/YehZ1Q 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Eight cars buried after curb collapses, no casualties reported http://dlvr.it/2hpJTF 

17h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
#Karachi partially shut on ASWJ day of mourning; four injured | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/26/karachi-partially-shut-on-aswj-day-of-mourning-four-injured/ … via @dawn_com

18h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Japan's ex-PM Abe voted in as premier for a 2nd time - @Reuters http://reut.rs/UlAYce 

18h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Parliament's lower house names conservative Shinzo Abe as Japan's new prime minister.

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Three Afghans dead in new blast at U.S. base in Afghan east http://reut.rs/WPEJdm 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
8 dead, 5,000 homeless in Christmas Day fires followed by riot in Philippine capital http://wapo.st/10h8Smo 

18h The Star ‏@staronline
Flood situation worsens in East Coast states http://dlvr.it/2hnmqd 

18h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Hitachi to deepen ties with MHI, sever some with GE http://ajw.asahi.com/article/economy/business/AJ201212260027 …

18h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

19h  ‏
AP: AP VIDEO: Hundreds in South Africa pray for Mandela's recovery: http://apne.ws/12DNTdo  -AB

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt rights council urges ‘violation count’ as #constitution adopted http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/26/257119.html …

19h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Afghan bomber attacks NATO convoy; no casualties http://yhoo.it/V1VLQ5 

19h  ‏

19h  ‏
Reuters: Explosion in Afghan city of Khost, Taliban say target U.S. base http://reut.rs/WPEJdm 

19h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Police: Afghan suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy; no casualties http://wapo.st/10gZteK 


19h  ‏

20h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Update: Everyone reported rescued after 10 high school canoes capsized in a Chiba Prefecture, Japan, river - @DailyYomiuri

20h  ‏
PostWorldNews: 12 Chinese officials suspended after bus crash killed 11 kindergartners; principal detained http://wapo.st/10gSnqx 

20h  ‏
staronline: World's longest bullet train service begins in China http://dlvr.it/2hmyFn 

20h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
15 people, including high school students, are missing after a boating mishap in Chiba Prefecture, Japan - @DailyYomiuri

21h  ‏
MarketWatch: Asia stocks add to holiday gains http://on.mktw.net/10gKRfx 

21h The Star ‏@staronline
Australia strike early, Sangakkara passes 10,000 http://dlvr.it/2hmhs0 

21h The Associated Press ‏@AP
White House says Obama likely to cut short holiday trip to Hawaii as 'fiscal cliff' looms: http://apne.ws/YdBuHP 

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: Syrian Rebels Say Strategic Town in North, Harem, Is Theirs http://nyti.ms/Zz6x7r 

21h  ‏
ZeeNews: Narendra #Modi to take oath as Gujarat CM today http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/narendra-modi-to-take-oath-as-gujarat-cm-today_818910.html …

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
President Obama may return to Washington as soon as Wednesday: aide http://reut.rs/V3DKBo 

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: Corrupt Chinese Officials Draw Unusual Publicity http://nyti.ms/YdzXS9 

22h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Facebook is pushing to make Instagram profitable. And to do so, it's heightening a rivalry with Twitter: http://on.wsj.com/THENqG 

23h  ‏
Reuters: Samsung Elec seeks U.S. sales ban on some Ericsson products http://reut.rs/YdlxkV 

25 Dec  ‏
Reuters: Japan's Abe set for second term, to tap allies for cabinet http://reut.rs/TsT5z4 

25 Dec Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Yen falls as Japan forms new government, supporting Nikkei http://reut.rs/V3xyZW 

25 Dec New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Japan's Cabinet Resigns to Make Way for New PM http://nyti.ms/TiB4RP 

25 Dec The Star ‏@staronline
Russia's brutal early winter claims 123 lives http://dlvr.it/2hm0Lr 

25 Dec  ‏
NBCNews: No reports of injuries, fatalities after tornado touches down in Mobile, Alabama; damaged homes; trees and power lines down

25 Dec  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: Sunni Cleric Is Attacked in Pakistan http://nyti.ms/U8wHWT 

25 Dec The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Japan's Cabinet resigns ahead of parliament vote to install Shinzo Abe as new prime minister.

25 Dec MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japanese yen falls to lowest level vs. dollar, euro since 2011 http://on.mktw.net/TWx5sW 

25 Dec Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
As fighting rages in Aleppo, Syrians face hunger, disease and little hope of aid http://wapo.st/Tnnyv9 

25 Dec Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi

25 Dec BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
The rise of Ukraine's ultra-nationalists http://bbc.in/UlbHyN 

25 Dec MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks rise as yen hits lowest vs. dollar since April 2011 http://on.mktw.net/WP6qCW 

25 Dec  ‏
staronline: Netanyahu launches re-election bid centred on Iran http://dlvr.it/2hlbd9 

25 Dec  ‏
RT_com: Syrian refugees in Lebanon: 'Syria was paradise, now battleground' http://on.rt.com/idc6li 

25 Dec The Associated Press ‏@AP
Venezuelan VP says Chavez up and walking but doubts persist on his post-surgery condition: http://apne.ws/TWqW03  -AB

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012


now BBC News US ‏@BBCNewsUS
Hewlett-Packard purchase of UK firm Autonomy investigated by US Department of Justice http://bbc.in/12SiZwW 

now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Rare killing of black rhino for its horns in Namibia raises fears of widening #poaching crisis http://bit.ly/W7JhWy 

now Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
GOP Senate leader says congressional leaders to meet with Obama on Friday on 'fiscal cliff' - @AP

now Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
Cambodia: Sham Court Cases Undermine Rights http://bit.ly/10p5t5h 

now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
After Newtown, Americans want their guns, with some restrictions http://reut.rs/WWFDVo 

now Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Get ready to pay more for DirecTV: The satellite TV company is increasing fees by 4.5 percent in 2013 http://reut.rs/RV2MWD 

now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
British scientists call off search for exotic life in ice-bound Antarctic lake http://wapo.st/TrTDli 

now BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
90 people have now died because of cold weather in #Ukraine http://bbc.in/Up7F8E 

2m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
More than 475,000 sign White House petition seeking classification of Westboro Baptist Church as hate group http://reut.rs/RUZClR 

4m Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Apartment vacancies rose from 4.6% to 4.7% in October - the first time they've risen since the end of 2009. http://on.wsj.com/12Jg5LV 

31m Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#UK 'deeply disappointed' by #Israel's upgrade of #WestBank college http://htz.li/YRjLez 

31m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
US #drone strikes go down in Pakistan, up in Yemen http://bit.ly/Uwjs5Y 

32m Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
South Sudan accuses Sudan of launching air attack inside its territory, killing at least 5 http://wapo.st/TrLHAN 

54m Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Nasdaq, WellPoint on short list to follow HP on writedowns | http://bloom.bg/W7Amo0 

57m RT ‏@RT_com
Syria chemical attack claims aim to justify foreign interference – Moscow http://on.rt.com/nee017 

1h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Lagos fireworks blaze destroyed 10 buildings: Fire that tore through a district of Nigeria's largest city after ... http://bit.ly/YRejrQ 

1h The Star ‏@staronline
Georgian leader vetoes amnesty bill in duel with parliament http://dlvr.it/2jGhRp 

1h RT America ‏@RT_America
Government dependents outnumber private sector workers in 11 US states http://on.rt.com/lk6ry9 

1h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: Activists shout slogans in front of a portrait of Benazir #Bhutto in #Pakistan, by Arif Ali on @NBCNewsPictures http://on-msn.com/WKCX9E 

1h BBC News US ‏@BBCNewsUS
Still time to reach #fiscalcliff deal of some kind, Republican Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell says http://bbc.in/12S4CJ6 

1h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Storm brings snow, rain to the Northeast U.S. http://on.wsj.com/TryYOs 

1h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Husband charged with killing suburban Milwaukee police officer as she was on patrol: http://apne.ws/WKlQ7G  -CC

1h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Rep. Edward Markey to seek John Kerry's Senate seat if vacated | http://bloom.bg/WWl3Va 

1h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
U.N., Russia signal diplomatic push on Syria http://wapo.st/TsjOZo 

1h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. exchange-traded products hit record deposits in 2012 | http://bloom.bg/TlKoo8 

1h  ‏
RT_com: Utah gun advocates start shooting class for teachers http://on.rt.com/oxs2z6 

1h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks close lower for fourth straight session despite late rebound http://on.mktw.net/U3mpc7 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Brazil to track numbers of HIV cases in effort to boost anti-AIDS program, prolong lives http://wapo.st/10oo7do 

2h  ‏
Yahoo! News: India gang rape spurs national dialogue http://yhoo.it/VhO5bT 

2h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Foreign activists enter #Gaza on solidarity mission http://bit.ly/12J0iws 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Unprecedented east Jerusalem construction in pipeline, complicating any peacemaking prospects http://tinyurl.com/chnx3jp 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
“The situation is bad and is worsening,” Brahimi said. “The Syrian people are suffering unbearably.” http://wapo.st/VDEFXd 

2h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Erian chosen as majority leader in Shura Council http://dlvr.it/2jG1F6 

2h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
For everything you need to know about the #Israeli elections, in 25 days, go to Haaretz’s special page http://bit.ly/TntgwP 

2h  ‏
Reuters: U.S. House Republican leaders may keep House in session from Sunday through Jan 2, final day of current Congress - aide

2h  ‏
BBCWorld: #Egypt's public prosecutor orders inquiry into three prominent opposition leaders http://bbc.in/UoPSOR 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
‘Fiscal cliff’: Around the world, liberals are okay with spending http://wapo.st/VDAaMc 

2h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Brian Schatz is sworn in as Hawaii's new senator: http://apne.ws/RUIqNf  -CC

2h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Egypt's opposition leaders under investigation: Egypt's chief prosecutor ordered an investigation on T... http://bit.ly/Yk8pdV 

2h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: S. Sudan 'armed groups' attack disputed area: "Armed groups" from South Sudan clashed with Arab tribes... http://bit.ly/YlGni5 

2h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Heavy weapons fire in Bangui, Central African Republic, rattles residents already on edge with fear of rebel attack http://bit.ly/WKnkPm 

2h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Iraq Sunni rallies gather steam: Thousands of protesters from Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority kept up a w... http://bit.ly/YlGn1L 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
President Obama said to make calls to top congressional leaders on fiscal cliff, including Reid, McConnell, Boehner, and Pelosi

3h CNBC ‏@CNBC
BREAKING: House of Representatives to reconvene on Sunday - @NBCNews

3h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: U.S. House said to plan 6:30pm session on Dec. 30

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. labor, housing markets remain firm heading into 2013 | http://bloom.bg/12Rz71Q 

3h  ‏
PressTV: Iran, Turkey to weigh 6-point Syria plan: Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says the Is... http://bit.ly/V816W5 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Looming eastern port strike deadline pressure President Obama to intervene | http://bloom.bg/WJCmou 

3h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #Kuwait's Burgan Bank issues record 100 mln dinar bond http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257406.html …

3h RT America ‏@RT_America
Feds do not consider San Onofre nuclear powerplant safe http://on.rt.com/za0b3z 

3h RT ‏@RT_com
Two Pakistan policemen killed, dozens missing as militants attack tribal posts http://on.rt.com/m86i5v  #news

3h WSJ World News ‏@WSJworld
Transitional Syria Government Sought http://on.wsj.com/VDnZz9 

4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Argentina's ex-finance minister Felisa Miceli sentenced to four years in prison for corruption http://bbc.in/12RMtem 

4h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Second Morsi minister resigns in Egypt: Egypt's legal and parliamentary affairs minister announced his... http://bit.ly/YlqDf2 

4h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: At least 156 people are killed by regime forces today in Syria: activists


4h  ‏
staronline: Iraq militia issues threat against Turkish interests http://dlvr.it/2jF3Yz 

4h  ‏
Reuters: Russia says time running out for Syria peace deal http://reut.rs/WVmxyW 

4h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Cabinet spokesperson: PM to resign after parliamentary elections http://dlvr.it/2jDtSd 

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: Tropical storm Wukong leaves four dead in Philippines http://reut.rs/10o3ONg 

4h  ‏
RT_America: Alabama Muslim arrested for attempting to flee to Morocco http://on.rt.com/osrdh6 

4h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
New York City to face 'modest' $811 million deficit in 2014: report | http://bloom.bg/RUnBBx 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Obama set to offer new fiscal-cliff proposal: reports http://on.mktw.net/U2SwIU 

5h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Audi budgets $17 billion for cars, factories to catch BMW | http://bloom.bg/WUIT3I 

5h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Amid uproar over New Delhi gang-rape, Indian teen who was gang-raped in November commits suicide after police pressure http://yhoo.it/RkeN6u 

5h  ‏
staronline: Cabinet resignations deal setback for Egypt's Mursi http://dlvr.it/2jDXSx 

5h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Turkey immunizes loan to Egypt against judicial rulings http://dlvr.it/2jDY8T 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Stock declines steepen after Harry Reid remarks on Senate floor: MW Radio http://on.mktw.net/U2PPqE 

5h  ‏
PressTV: http://www.presstv.com/  Family members push their car through the flood waters in #Malaysia's #Terengganu state http://twitpic.com/bpwu7d 
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5h  ‏
PressTV: Spain tortures Iranian on false charges: The Spanish government has kept an Iranian under house arrest and ... http://bit.ly/YQwrlR 

5h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Around 200 heavily-armed militants storm government camps in #Pakistan and kidnap at least 22 Pakistani soldiers http://bit.ly/VkcfWp 

5h  ‏
BloombergNews: Analyst indicted on insider-trading charges tied to IBM | http://bloom.bg/Tl4lLC 

5h RT America ‏@RT_America
Snowstorm leaves fifteen dead in the US http://on.rt.com/uvm7a7 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
All 30 components suffering losses as Dow industrials hit intraday low http://on.mktw.net/U2MqZc 

5h  ‏
PostWorldNews: AP interview: Tymoshenko's daughter calls for Western sanctions against Ukrainian officials http://wapo.st/TrADU6 

5h Jared Keller ‏@jaredbkeller
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s compensation totaled less than $4.17m in 2012, down from $378m last year http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-27/apple-ceo-s-pay-drops-99-on-lack-of-stock-awards.html …

5h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Rebels Move Toward Capital of Central African Republic http://nyti.ms/W7aqZs 

5h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Stock exchange buoyed by Morsy's promise to reshuffle Cabinet http://dlvr.it/2jDC16 

5h  ‏
BloombergNews: nmcrooks: Venezuela GDP Probably Grew 5.5% in 2012 on Construction http://bloom.bg/YkWL2u 

5h  ‏
BloombergNews: How AT&T and Verizon are manipulating your smartphone http://bloom.bg/VC7GCJ 

5h  ‏
staronline: Jailed Iranian lawyer Sotoudeh temporarily released - website http://dlvr.it/2jCzxf 

5h  ‏
BloombergNews: Iron ore rallying most since 2010 as China rebounds #commodities | http://bloom.bg/12PEnmx 

5h  ‏
Reuters: Apple CEO Tim Cook sees compensation for 2012 drop 99 percent over 2011 http://reut.rs/WVwjRL  $AAPL

5h  ‏
BBCWorld: Suspected militants kidnap more than 20 security personnel in Pakistan, government officials say http://bbc.in/12Rvglj 

5h  ‏
PressTV: S. Arabia helps crush Bahrain protests: Iranian lawmaker Mohammad-Saleh Jokar says Saudi Arabia assists the... http://bit.ly/VCVem0 

5h  ‏
Reuters: Italian priest sparks outrage after an article suggested that women were partly to blame for domestic violence http://reut.rs/WVsiwy 

5h  ‏
RT_America: Senate set to approve FISA spying bill today http://on.rt.com/gt29n3 

5h  ‏
ReutersTV: Inside the Free Syrian Army's homemade rocket making machine http://youtu.be/3mCIX7xNr-w 

5h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Argentina dismisses case against former president http://yhoo.it/Vh7euG 

9h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Troubled lender #Bankia has negative value of minus 4.2bn euros (£3.4bn, $5.6bn), Spain's bank rescue fund says http://bbc.in/12Rabay 

9h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Scotland's health secretary urges EU ministers to back plans for minimum price for alcohol http://bbc.in/UocAXq 

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
US unemployment benefit applications fall to 5-year low: http://apne.ws/RU4VSl  -KH

10h BBC Technology ‏@BBCTech
After school shooting, EA removes links to weapons manufacturers and dealers from Medal of Honor website http://bbc.in/V6FsBA 

9h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: The number of new unemployment claims fell last week by 12,000 to 350,000. http://wsj.com 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
As deadline nears, no "Fiscal Cliff" deal in sight: http://apne.ws/RU2ZJH  -KH

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Blast in Ukrainian university kills one, wounds two http://reut.rs/Yk7RF1 

9h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Kuwait used "excessive force" at demonstrations: rights group http://reut.rs/WUKO8b 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Sudan's Bashir dances at first rally since surgery http://reut.rs/TBzFYS 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iran will open suspect military base if threats dropped: report http://reut.rs/TBBDsk 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Christian politician quits Egypt upper house as tensions persist http://reut.rs/WUJaU6 

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Crude tops $91 a barrel; ‘cliff’ in focus http://on.mktw.net/TrlZfw 

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Court drops indecency cases against actress http://dlvr.it/2j9386 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Floods in Terengganu have claimed six lives http://dlvr.it/2j931F 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Egypt's Mursi seeks to quiet opposition, boost economy with new constitution | http://bloom.bg/WJgtpl 

10h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
Clashes erupt as Supreme Court debates disqualification of #Israeli-#Arab MK Hanin Zuabi http://htz.li/12HV3gu 

10h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
#Syria: According to report security services in #Damascus seized a truck containing 3 tons of explosives - bombs have since been dismantled

10h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
#SYRIA: Syrian news agency reports car bomb explodes in #Damascus; 4 people killed, 10 injured.

10h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: France says Assad should not have any role in Syria political transition

11h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Russian president Putin says he sees no reason not to sign bill banning American adoptions, but will study final text - @Reuters

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt pound lowest in almost eight years as devaluation fears spread http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257349.html …

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Israel arrests 900 #Palestinian children in 2012 http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257343.html …

11h The Star ‏@staronline
13 timber workers trapped by floods airlifted out of jungle http://dlvr.it/2j7ygV 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
Form Two student held for rape http://dlvr.it/2j7ygN 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syrian opposition rejects any initiative that doesn't require President Al-Assad's regime to cede power

11h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Police say a man wanted in connection with the murder of his ex-wife in Georgia has been apprehended - @fox5atlanta http://bit.ly/W6B7xr 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

11h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
New Japanese government will review plans - introduced after #Fukushima disaster - to abandon nuclear power by 2040 http://bbc.in/12QRfbT 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
U.S. cannot confirm or deny CIA role in #Makidissi’s escape operation http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257325.html … #Syria

11h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Fukushima operator seeks yet more money as compensation bill reaches $38 billion http://uk.news.yahoo.com/fukushima-operator-seeks-yet-more-money-104921487.html …

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Only son of Pakistan's murdered Bhutto launches political career http://reut.rs/V6luqZ 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
China tightens controls to deter self-immolations in a restive Tibetan prefecture http://wapo.st/Tr6lkn 

12h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Supreme Constitutional Court convenes, with fewer judges http://dlvr.it/2j7VRQ 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Failed search for life at @Lake_Ellsworth in #Antarctica will come as "huge blow" to UK scientists - @davidshukmanbbc http://bbc.in/UnX3qs 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
France's President #Hollande rejects calls to intervene in Central African Republic as rebels advance on capital Bangui http://bbc.in/12QORCc 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
French troops to protect its nationals, not CAR government - Hollande http://dlvr.it/2j7GwD 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Senior Muslim cleric gunned down in Russia’s violence-plagued North Caucasus http://wapo.st/10m6j2s 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Outcry as Cambodia jails pair over union boss murder http://dlvr.it/2j7BB2 

12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Ford says it is to invest $773 million to expan Michigan factories, create 2,350 new jobs and save 3,240 more - @AFP http://f24.my/UnUKUe 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Iraq Sunnis block trade routes in protest against PM Maliki http://dlvr.it/2j6xtp 

12h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
A Muslim spiritual leader is shot dead in the Russian Caucasus republic of North Ossetia http://bbc.in/UnU1m3 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Sudan's Bashir says ready to meet South Sudan counterpart to get oil flowing http://dlvr.it/2j6xsN 

13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
‘Klink Revolution’ #Lebanese model no longer interested to enter politics http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257287.html …

12h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Taiwan pop king Jay Chou raps about a corrupt imperial court eunuch in his latest album http://wapo.st/TqUHGn 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Oil prices rise on hopes that resumption of 'fiscal cliff' talks in Washington will yield results: http://apne.ws/ZCtVAM 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

13h The Star ‏@staronline
Two workers killed in landslip at housing construction site http://dlvr.it/2j6l0r 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Islamist lawyer accuses Al-Masry Al-Youm cartoonist of blasphemy http://dlvr.it/2j6kkF 

13h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Europe stocks track Asia higher; miners rise http://on.mktw.net/TqY6or 

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

13h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
John Kei Sentenced to 12 Years for Sanex Steel Murder http://bit.ly/ZCKbSD 

13h RT ‏@RT_com
Whitney Houston was killed by drug dealers - investigators http://on.rt.com/u9q23i 

13h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
The 70,000 residents of Lod are paying for government failures, writes Haaretz Editorial http://htz.li/WTQyze 

13h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Nicaraguan authorities order evacuation of several hundred people living near erupting volcano San Cristobal http://bbc.in/UnPRuo 

13h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
In #Syria, ‘Father of Martyrs’ Speaks of Revenge http://bit.ly/WTRwLG 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

13h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
#Bali Police Record a Drug Smuggling Boom in 2012 http://bit.ly/TkLUqy 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Thailand’s ‘Yellow Shirt’ anti-government protest leaders charged for 2008 rallies http://wapo.st/TqUHWB 

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
China seizes TVs, satellite equipment in Tibetan area http://reut.rs/TAxdlx 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Pakistan Taliban spokesman outlines conditions for ceasefire http://reut.rs/TAwbpB 

14h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
More than 16,500 people in the U.S. die annually from opioid painkillers, more than from heroin & cocaine combined. http://on.wsj.com/Vezi1M 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
At least 237 Israeli soldiers have committed suicide over the past ten years, a report says. http://fb.me/24ozFQbse 

14h RT ‏@RT_com
'New constitution protects freedom, paves the way for democracy' – Morsi http://on.rt.com/lg70sx 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
India gang-rape victim sent to Singapore hospital as prime minister promises to protect women http://wapo.st/VBidOp 

14h The Star ‏@staronline
Pakistan to mark five years since Bhutto murder http://dlvr.it/2j5hv7 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Female commuters ride a scooter past a billboard, calling for capital punishment against #rape of an Indian studen http://twitpic.com/bps04y 
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14h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Yen's slide against dollar unlikely to last long http://on.mktw.net/TqOZ7p 

14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Benazir killer died in drone attack: Kaira | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/27/benazir-killer-died-in-drone-attack-kaira/ … via @dawn_com

15h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
How women rebuilt Rwanda http://bbc.in/12QxLEn 

15h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Philippines to acquire helicopters and trucks in a bid to modernize military: http://apne.ws/ZCsvX2 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
'Turkey will continue buying Iran gas': Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz says Turkey will continue buying na... http://bit.ly/VfAqlR 

15h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
VIDEO: Afghanistan's new form of justice http://bbc.in/12QvQQi 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Cambodia court sends "scapegoats" back to jail for unionist murder http://reut.rs/V63xsv 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria envoy Brahimi due for talks in Moscow on Dec. 29 http://reut.rs/TAeu9A 

15h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Tea workers burn boss to death http://bbc.in/12QtmBp 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Russia denies existence of joint Russia-U.S. plan on Syria: official

15h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
#Rupiah Declines Most in a Week on Dollar Demand From Importers http://bit.ly/UuGI4l 

15h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Asian Shares Up With Eye on 'Fiscal Cliff'; Yen Slips More http://bit.ly/UuGFWc 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Opinion:#Iran resumes its war on bloggers by @dianamoukalled http://english.alarabiya.net/views/2012/12/27/257306.html …

15h The Associated Press ‏@AP
St. Paul soda shop threatened with $500 fine for selling candy cigarettes in Minnesota: http://apne.ws/Unr5KX 

15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Abe administration to overhaul nuclear, monetary policies http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201212270051 …

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
China tightening controls on Internet after embarrassing postings about official abuse http://wapo.st/10lLLr7 

16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Nallakaruppan and Utusan retain most of their defence in Anwar’s defamation suit http://dlvr.it/2j4nRc 

16h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Aleppo’s attorney-general defects, denounces #Syrian regime’s ‘crimes’ http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257300.html …

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Police officers fill bins with more than 1,500 rifles and handguns in L.A.'s guns-for-groceries exchange program: http://apne.ws/YiRQ26 

16h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Google is muscling in on Microsoft's turf as it wins over more business customers with its cloud-based software. http://on.wsj.com/U9v631 


MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple regulatory filing reveals drop in CEO Tim Cook's pay package http://on.mktw.net/WVmp2x 
 
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21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russia says Syrian conflict must be resolved by dialogue rather than force http://reut.rs/WVmxyW 
 

21h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Parliamentary affairs minister resigns, rejects Cabinet's policies http://dlvr.it/2jCVgT 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chinese authorities confiscate televisions, satellite equipment from 300 monasteries in Tibetan area http://reut.rs/WVlYoN 
 

22h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Holiday profits seen rising around 13 percent as U.S. stores limit deals | http://bloom.bg/TrD9dd 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
President Obama phones congressional leaders for update on fiscal cliff http://reut.rs/WVkICc 
 

22h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Spain: DNA tests for illegal immigrant children arriving in North African enclave of Melilla http://wapo.st/VgYAwh 
 

22h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Environmental Protection Agency head Lisa Jackson says she will step down http://reut.rs/WVii6m 
 

22h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

22h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Nigeria security forces detain 2 journalists over story about military abuse in sect crackdown http://wapo.st/TrFKDT 
 

22h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Free to read: 'Good governance is still very weak in Myanmar,' said President Thein Sein. http://on.wsj.com/V5zAsA 
 

22h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
64 mentally ill Americans were killed by police in 2012. What this means for the U.S. health care system | http://bloom.bg/12RiEKR 
 

22h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Free to read: Amazon's latest technical glitch is causing some to rethink their reliance on the company. http://on.wsj.com/Uuhnr2 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: 16 hurt after aquarium bursts at mall in China http://reut.rs/WVco5p 
 

22h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

22h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: Taliban captures at least 30 Pakistani soldiers from checkpoints in northern Pakistan: officials
 

22h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: EPA chief Lisa Jackson is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure. http://wsj.com 
 

22h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Senate Majority Leader Reid proclaims country appears headed over "fiscal cliff" - KM
 

27 Dec Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Church representative resigns from Shura Council http://dlvr.it/2jBdwj 
 

27 Dec Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Belgian King Albert II's speech riles separatists http://reut.rs/Ykrtss 
 

27 Dec The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson says she's leaving, tenure marked by brawls with industry, GOP
 

27 Dec Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: U.S. single-family home sales climb 4.4 percent in November, highest pace in two-and-half years
 

27 Dec The Associated Press ‏@AP
Report: Number of law enforcement deaths in US drops in 2012 after 2 years of increases: http://apne.ws/12HVojx  -KH
 

27 Dec Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Pakistani officials say dozens of militants attack tribal police posts, 2 killed, 21 missing - @AP
 

27 Dec Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Obama heads back to Washington as "cliff" deadline nears http://reut.rs/TBZcRV 
 

27 Dec Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
SeaWorld files for IPO as Blackstone seeks cash | http://bloom.bg/V6yTPU 
 

27 Dec The Associated Press ‏@AP
Kenya hospital detains new mothers who can't pay their bills: http://apne.ws/UaSEVg  -CC
 

27 Dec Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Top prosecutor approves Mubarak's transfer for more medical tests http://dlvr.it/2j9rL5 
 

27 Dec The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

27 Dec Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Mitch McConnell pushed into fiscal cliff fight as Congress faces deadline | http://bloom.bg/VjP4LU 
 

27 Dec BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
President of Central African Republic calls on US and France for help as rebels advance towards capital Bangui http://bbc.in/12Rahz2 
 


16h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Despite Billions in Aid, Reconstruction in Haiti Stalls http://nyti.ms/WJdqRW 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Winter storm hits Northeast; Forecasts call for 12 to 18 inches of snow inland from western New York to Maine: http://apne.ws/UnBTZI 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Nelson Mandela "not yet fully recovered": spokesman http://reut.rs/Tz46z4 

16h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
Kuwait: Security Forces Attack Protesters http://bit.ly/10ltjyO 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Hundreds of flights canceled as storm pounds eastern U.S http://reut.rs/Yi0xK6 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
India's Singh says 8 percent growth target "ambitious" http://reut.rs/YiK1tb 

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan's Nikkei ends up 0.9% at 10,322.98, best finish since March 2011 http://on.mktw.net/U1dc44 

17h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

17h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
India Ink: Delhi Police Deploy Mimes Against Sexual Assault http://nyti.ms/U18nHT 

17h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
South #Jakarta Drunk Driving Accident Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Injured http://bit.ly/VAPg5j 

17h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Morsi Hails Charter as 'New Dawn for Egypt', Targets Economy http://bit.ly/VAO7dN 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Iranian gets death sentence for drug trafficking http://dlvr.it/2j4DWG 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Rajaratnam agrees to pay $1.5 million disgorgement in SEC case http://reut.rs/TzNNSo 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Storm leaves 4 dead in central Philippines, but spares southern region devastated by typhoon http://wapo.st/VAHSH6 

18h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
U.N. and U.S. Raise Alerts in Central African Republic http://nyti.ms/Uut15h 

18h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
28 Officers Killed in Deadly Year for Indonesian Police http://bit.ly/TzD6iV 

18h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

18h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Violent Robberies on the Rise in #Jakarta http://bit.ly/TzAJN1 

18h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
A Thai man was sentenced to four years in prison for posting "untrue rumors" online about the king's health. http://on.wsj.com/10iEGHH 

19h  ‏
AP: Storm that struck nation's midsection, killing six and knocking out power, begins lashing Northeast: http://apne.ws/VAx5N6 

19h  ‏
PostWorldNews: 2 drown, 16,000 flee homes as seasonal flooding hits 3 eastern Malaysian states http://wapo.st/TqnpH8 

19h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #Iraq: New protests break out in Anbar province http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/27/257255.html …

19h  ‏
Yahoo! News: New turmoil hits Egypt's tourism http://yhoo.it/V3U9W3 

19h  ‏
Yahoo! News: India gang-rape victim in Singapore for treatment http://yhoo.it/10lbxM7 

19h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Israel #Health Ministry denies pharmacists’ request to perform #HIV tests http://htz.li/YOkY6f 

19h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Obama seeks to avoid fiscal cliff http://bbc.in/Un1AJD 

20h  ‏
Reuters: Imminent threat of labor unrest averted at Northwest ports http://reut.rs/Tz3ZTZ 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Hawaii lieutenant governor named to replace late U.S. Senator Inouye http://reut.rs/TzbN8k 

20h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Barghouti is a convicted murderer, but #Israel must talk to the next #Palestinian president, says Avi Issacharoff http://htz.li/W5sx1S 

20h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Libyan protestors have forced a major oil terminal to halt its operations for a fourth day in eastern part of the... http://fb.me/DaQBOC8A 

20h RT ‏@RT_com
Major world lenders punished in 2012 with record $20.8bn fines for ‘mistakes’ http://on.rt.com/7ty00r 

20h The Associated Press ‏@AP
US Treasury to take steps to avoid borrowing limit as fiscal cliff looms: http://apne.ws/UngKyE  -RD

20h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Brazilian cities hit by crack epidemic http://wapo.st/TqewgS 

20h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
US childhood obesity dips for first time in decades http://bit.ly/W2F7yG  #AFP #US #Obesity

20h The Star ‏@staronline
Seven dead as US storm snarls post-Christmas travel http://dlvr.it/2j2vsC 

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: In Gabon, Lure of Ivory Proves Hard to Resist http://nyti.ms/Uuc8HZ 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Middle East: Iran: Former President’s Children Sue Lawmaker http://nyti.ms/VAcUyG 

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