Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 26nd of December 2012

now Press TV ‏@PressTV
Thousands of Turkish people have taken to the streets to protest against the plan to deploy advanced... 

now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Protesters throw stones at French Embassy in Central African Republic as rebels advance 

now Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Unusually bitter winter causes hardship in #Morocco's isolated mountain villages  #weather

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BloombergNews: Syrian official to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov for peace plan talks | 

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BBCWorld: Fears for Sri Lanka's outspoken Leader 

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AFP: miraoberman: Seven dead and 1,500 flights canceled as monster storm snarls holiday travel in the United States. 

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Yahoo! News: Syrian minister leaves Beirut for fear of arrest 

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Yahoo! News: Unrest breaks out near French embassy in CAR 

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

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

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WSJ: Reddy: When the U.S. hits the debt ceiling, emergency measures kick in. Geithner won't predict their duration. 

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Reuters: Wall Street drops for 3rd day, led by retailers 

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RT_com: Bentley sued for $2mn over failed airbags 

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WSJ: Treasury Secretary Geithner: U.S. will hit its $16.394 trillion borrowing limit by Monday. 

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RT_America: Los Angeles prepares to fight Fukushima debris 

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AFP: #Toyota agrees to pay about $1.1 billion to settle class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners 

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nytimesworld: Bolivia Reduces Coca Plantings by Licensing Plots 

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PressTV: Iran has sent its first humanitarian aid consignment to Palestinians in Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian... 

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PostWorldNews: Liberia seeks to extradite 7 alleged mercenaries to Ivory Coast following cross-border raids 

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AFP: UN pulls non-essential staff out of Central African Republic 

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PostWorldNews: Shining Path rebel leader denies capture, claims he turned himself over to authorities 

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BloombergNews: Georgia judge temporarily blocks midterm abortion limits | 

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% 

3m  ‏
staronline: US to reach debt limit on New Years Eve 

4m  ‏
nicole_hong: China opens the world's longest high-speed railway. Beijing to Guangzhou in 8 hours, for as little as $139 …

10m  ‏
NBCNews: US Supreme Court declines to put temporary hold on provision covering contraceptives in health care law 

12m  ‏
BloombergNews: How the heirs of Mao's comrades rose to become China's new capitalist nobility | 

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 

14m  ‏
nytimesworld: Bolivia Makes Inroads Toward Reducing Coca Production 

14m  ‏
BBCWorld: Toyota agrees $1bn US recall deal 

2h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
9 slain in Mexican town as cartels clash in western state of Sinaloa 

3h Reuters TV ‏@ReutersTV
Deadly winter storms wallop south: 

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

3h  ‏
haaretzcom: #Israeli killed, two seriously wounded after fire erupts in #Herzliya Marina 

3h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Egypt pound falls, rising fears of devaluation 

3h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Families evacuate area near Nicaragua volcano after it spews hot gases, ash 

4h  ‏
Reuters: Turkish ex-president's son wants autopsy report made public 

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:  -EC

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

4h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: Chinese police rescue 89 children in trafficking crackdown 

4h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
PPP believes in politics of ideology not in caste, creed: Kaira | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM …

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

4h  ‏
WSJworld: Nigerian Fireworks Warehouse Explodes 

5h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Morsy announces Cabinet reshuffle 

5h  ‏
staronline: France deploys soldiers to protect embassy in CAR 

5h  ‏
ZeeNews: #DelhiGangRape victim flown to Singapore on doctors advice: Dr Athani …

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 

5h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Top Syrian military figure defects to opposition 

5h  ‏
haaretzcom: African refugees not just #Israel's problem, say two prominent #Holocaust historians 

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:  - KM

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

6h  ‏
staronline: Libyan protesters shut down oil port 

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 ... 

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
RIM pricing power with carriers slips as sales decline | 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Mental illness, poverty haunted Afghan policewoman who killed American 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic rebels say they don’t intend to seize capital, want talks 

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 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Officials: Houses collapse in heavy rain in Iraq, 4 people killed, 7 others injured 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
How a movie about a transsexual is sparking debate over cinema in Iran: 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Starbucks uses cups to deliver message of "Come Together" to lawmakers this week:  - KM

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks edge upward, with hopes for budget talks on the rise 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Iraq Sunnis block trade routes in protest against PM Maliki 

9h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria to discuss Brahimi proposals with Russia 

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

9h RT ‏@RT_com
Malaysia floods force 14,000 to flee  #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 

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. 

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:  - 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 

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 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

10h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Five migrants arrested in Sinai 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
British kickboxer indicted in Thailand for 2010 murder of ex-US Marine 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Obama, Congress set for one last effort on "fiscal cliff" 

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

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

11h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Egypt parliament swears in new members after constitution vote | 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Australian held by Filipino militants for over a year appears on proof-of-life video 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Merkel party rises to seven-year poll high before election year 2013 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Spain busts drug-smuggling ring 

11h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Two loud blasts reported near Karachi’s Sohrab Goth | Breaking News | http://DAWN.COM …

12h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Indian police drop attempted murder charge against Kashmiri woman accused of stone-throwing: 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Flood victims refuse to evacuate for fear of house burglaries 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
560 displaced Syrian families arrive to Port Said 

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: …

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Al Qaeda blames France for Sahel hostage deadlock 

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 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP VIDEO: A heavy snowstorm that blanketed Texas and Oklahoma moves in on the Northeast: 

13h RT ‏@RT_com
BREAKING: Russian Upper House passes ban on US adoptions as part of Dima Yakovlev bill 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
150 Salafi Nour Party members resign 

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

13h RT ‏@RT_com
Spain seizes 11 tonnes of hashish from drug trafficking ring  #news

13h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan's big automakers to benefit from yen slide says Nomura 

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: …

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Warehouse explosion sparks major fire in Lagos, #Nigeria 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egypt's leader signs contentious constitution into law 

14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Spring Wish denied as suicide bomber brings down Afghan juice empire | World | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

15h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Yen Tumbles in #Asia As New #Japan PM Takes Office 

15h The Star ‏@staronline
Senior citizen found dead, naked with both hands tied together 

15h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Korean firms to invest $2bn in power projects | Business | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Israeli intelligence charges Palestinian cell accused of kidnap plot … #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: 

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

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 …

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iran rejects interference accusation by Gulf Arabs 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Bonds for funding Iran pipeline proposed | Business | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Gold prices ease as fiscal talks continue 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Prominent Chinese scholars push for consensus in hope of mild political reform, not revolution 

16h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Thousands Flee #Malaysia Floods 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb

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

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

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Reformist leader says Myanmar needs transformation 

17h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russian pipeline blast, quake strike 2014 Olympics host Sochi 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Eight cars buried after curb collapses, no casualties reported 

17h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
#Karachi partially shut on ASWJ day of mourning; four injured | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM … via @dawn_com

18h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Japan's ex-PM Abe voted in as premier for a 2nd time - @Reuters 

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 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
8 dead, 5,000 homeless in Christmas Day fires followed by riot in Philippine capital 

18h The Star ‏@staronline
Flood situation worsens in East Coast states 

18h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Hitachi to deepen ties with MHI, sever some with GE …

18h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews

19h  ‏
AP: AP VIDEO: Hundreds in South Africa pray for Mandela's recovery:  -AB

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt rights council urges ‘violation count’ as #constitution adopted …

19h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Afghan bomber attacks NATO convoy; no casualties 

19h  ‏

19h  ‏
Reuters: Explosion in Afghan city of Khost, Taliban say target U.S. base 

19h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Police: Afghan suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy; no casualties 

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 

20h  ‏
staronline: World's longest bullet train service begins in China 

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 

21h The Star ‏@staronline
Australia strike early, Sangakkara passes 10,000 

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

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: Syrian Rebels Say Strategic Town in North, Harem, Is Theirs 

21h  ‏
ZeeNews: Narendra #Modi to take oath as Gujarat CM today …

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
President Obama may return to Washington as soon as Wednesday: aide 

21h  ‏
nytimesworld: Corrupt Chinese Officials Draw Unusual Publicity 

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

23h  ‏
Reuters: Samsung Elec seeks U.S. sales ban on some Ericsson products 

25 Dec  ‏
Reuters: Japan's Abe set for second term, to tap allies for cabinet 

25 Dec Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Yen falls as Japan forms new government, supporting Nikkei 

25 Dec New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Japan's Cabinet Resigns to Make Way for New PM 

25 Dec The Star ‏@staronline
Russia's brutal early winter claims 123 lives 

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 

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 

25 Dec Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
As fighting rages in Aleppo, Syrians face hunger, disease and little hope of aid 

25 Dec Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi

25 Dec BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
The rise of Ukraine's ultra-nationalists 

25 Dec MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks rise as yen hits lowest vs. dollar since April 2011 

25 Dec  ‏
staronline: Netanyahu launches re-election bid centred on Iran 

25 Dec  ‏
RT_com: Syrian refugees in Lebanon: 'Syria was paradise, now battleground' 

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

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