Monday, December 31, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 31st of December 2012



1h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
US House adjourns until 12 pm ET on Tuesday - @ChadPergram, @mpoindc
 

1h The Associated Press ‏@AP
US judge temporarily halts contraceptive mandate for Domino's founder's property management company: http://apne.ws/UzXuhE  -AB
 

1h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
UN Security Council sanctions #M23 rebels in the #DRCongo and their alleged Rwandan allies the #FDLR http://bit.ly/Xc5VTL 
 

1h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
US officially hits debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says - @postpolitics http://wapo.st/U1kXe9 
 

2h WSJFiscalCliff ‏@WSJFiscalCliff
Sen Kyl: Deal is largely reached to avert fiscal #cliff. Still hoping to vote tonight in Senate.
 

2h Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics
FLASH: U.S. Senate will attempt to vote on fiscal cliff Monday night, but still work to be done - Sen. Kyl
 

2h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
New York City says tourist visits rose to record 52 million in 2012 | http://bloom.bg/WgDMVn 
 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Doctors: Sec. of State Clinton suffered blood clot between brain and skull; no stroke or neurological damage - @Reuters
 

3h Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics
More: Secretary Clinton's doctors say they are confident she will make "a full recovery."
 

3h  ‏
BBCWorld: Briton, 21, denies US sex charges http://bbc.in/UzLjBs 

3h  ‏
RT_America: Police claim to arrest Occupy activists with cache of weapons http://on.rt.com/1rng2d 

3h Steven Russolillo ‏@srussolillo
Stocks finished the year with a bang. The Dow jumped 166 points, it's biggest point gain ever on New Year's Eve. http://www.tout.com/m/sahihh?ref=twmkm4gp …
 

3h  ‏
BBCWorld: Colombia: Nine 'killed at party' http://bbc.in/130wE5b 

3h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Egypt detains Israeli army officer in Sinai http://yhoo.it/10FWpZJ 

3h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: S&P rises 13.4% in 2012 for best annual gain since 2009

4h RT America ‏@RT_America
BREAKING: US goes over 'fiscal cliff' http://on.rt.com/972sof 
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Congress won't meet Monday midnight deadline on voting to avert 'fiscal cliff.'
 

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Stocks end strongly to cap 2012 gains; Dow up 7.3% for year, Nasdaq up 16% http://on.mktw.net/UgFg3C 
 

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Fed up with rampant crime, #Mexico City district presses locals to swap guns for bikes, tablet computers, and cash http://bit.ly/WgCREr 
 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Foreign reserves at critical low, Central Bank says http://dlvr.it/2kD1cL 
 

4h  ‏
BBCWorld: Spanish tourist dies after she, her daughter & son, are hit by a bus in London. Her children are in a stable condition, police say

4h  ‏
MarketBeat: Another Facebook bear changes course. BMO upgrades rating; boosts price target to $32 from$15. Shares up 3% http://on.wsj.com/VU74IK 

4h  ‏
RT_America: Iowa implementing face recognition program to track sex offenders http://on.rt.com/xc73k0 

4h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Central African Republic rebels ignore negotiation http://yhoo.it/Vugtrn 

4h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Nour Party intensifies preparations for parliamentary elections http://dlvr.it/2kCh2f 

4h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: Sen. McConnell says lawmakers reached agreement on all tax issues

4h  ‏
BW: Can China actually do away with online anonymity? Probably not. | http://buswk.co/UEtcLn 

4h  ‏
AFP: Violence ravages #Syria into 2013 with gruesome discovery of dozens of tortured, headless corpses http://bit.ly/UzHUlZ 

4h  ‏
BNPolitics: McConnell says lawmakers are "very, very close" to a budget deal.

4h  ‏
AP: NC governor grants pardon to Wilmington 10, wrongly convicted of 1971 firebombing, writes mjwaggonernc: http://apne.ws/Wgzptx  -SS

4h  ‏
MarketWatch: U.S. stocks hit session highs as McConnell cites agreement on tax issues http://on.mktw.net/UgwX7Q 

4h  ‏
staronline: Monti aims for Italy vote majority, pro-Europe alliance http://dlvr.it/2kCtnf 

5h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Copts, activists mark second anniversary of Two Saints Church bombing http://dlvr.it/2kCHTQ 
 

5h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. gasoline averaged record high at pump: AAA | http://bloom.bg/10FeQxO 
 

5h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Terrorism suspect gets course in western culture in secret Guantanamo unit http://wapo.st/10FqYPf 
 

5h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP Sources: Contours of 'fiscal cliff' pact emerging; Obama laments failure to get larger deal: http://apne.ws/U0nmpq  -SS
 

5h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
2012 'deadliest year' for journalists, press watchdog says http://bit.ly/VfhSmC  #journalism
 

6h  ‏
staronline: U.S. State Department made 'grievous mistake' over Benghazi - Senate report http://dlvr.it/2kC69g 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
Central African Republic rebels say divided over peace talks offer http://dlvr.it/2kC6BK 
 

6h Sudeep Reddy ‏@Reddy
Attention middle-class families: your taxes are going up, even with a deal. The payroll-tax holiday expires today. http://on.wsj.com/W7oZvO 
 

6h WSJ Washington Wire ‏@WSJwashington
Next Fiscal Crisis Begins in 3, 2, 1… http://on.wsj.com/XblsmE 
 

6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Housing to software fueling Western U.S. jobs rebound | http://bloom.bg/WW4TqY 
 

6h David Wessel ‏@davidmwessel
Obama's pitch seems aimed at winning support for this #cliff deal from liberal congressional Democrats
 

6h  ‏
BNPolitics: Obama says deficit reduction is "going to have to be a matter of shared sacrifice."

6h Michael Tackett ‏@tackettdc
Obama says if Congress has "even one second left" b4 a deadline...they will take it.
 

6h David Wessel ‏@davidmwessel
Obama: Any further fiscal legislation (e.g. Medicare cuts), calling off sequester must include more taxes (e.g. loophole closing)
 

6h  ‏
"We got to do this in a balanced responsible way." - Obama

6h Sudeep Reddy ‏@Reddy
Obama: agreement that's being discussed would set higher upper-income rates "permanently" #cliff
 

6h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 107 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire: Syrian Network for Human Rights
 

6h  ‏
BloombergNews: tackettdc: OBAMA: Grand bargain too much to hope for with "this Congress"

6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Possible budget deal would extend tax cuts, jobless benefits | http://bloom.bg/Vffs7k  #fiscalcliff
 

6h  ‏
"We are going to solve this problem in several steps." - Obama

6h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
President Obama: 'It appears that an agreement to prevent this New Year's tax hike is in sight, but it is not done.' #fiscalcliff
 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
North Korea, fearing dissent, fights smuggling of cellphones, TVs ... and soap operas http://wapo.st/VndWQm 
 

6h  ‏
staronline: New York bomb suspects had 'terrorist encyclopaedia' http://dlvr.it/2kBmCW 

6h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Texas judge rules state may cut off funds to Planned Parenthood - @AP http://bit.ly/VuGzux 
 

6h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Pakistan releases 8 Afghan Taliban prisoners http://yhoo.it/YGJZLK 

6h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
US politicians edging towards agreement to avoid "fiscal cliff" steep tax rise and deep spending cuts, reports say http://bbc.in/130sI4t 
 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gunmen open fire in Cairo on Tahrir Square sit-in to protest against Islamist president http://wapo.st/TC8REp 
 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Budget deal to include permanent AMT fix, extension of business tax breaks through the end of 2013: source
 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Budget deal to also include agreement to let estate tax rates go up to 40 percent on amounts above $5 million: source
 

7h  ‏
BloombergNews: Apple is reportedly developing a connected smart watch -- WATCH: http://bloom.bg/WaVRE6 

7h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Amazon apologizes for outage that crippled Netflix on Christmas Eve http://on.mktw.net/Ugc90k 
 

7h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
Dozens of #Israelis protest against #African migrants in south #TelAviv http://htz.li/VuCo1y 
 

7h MichaelMathes ‏@MichaelMathes
Obama addresses nation in 40 minutes. Senate halls quiet...
 

7h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
UK could be offered "associate member" EU status, senior Brussels politicians say http://bbc.in/UzuJl1 
 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Budget sequester continues to be sticking point in talks. #fiscalcliff
 

7h Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics
Senior Republican aide: Tentative "fiscal cliff" deal contains no new spending cuts http://bit.ly/XpLNN3 
 

7h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Attackers storm church service in #Nigeria, kill 15 people in latest violence targeting Christians http://bit.ly/Z4QSf0 
 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Agency: Egypt budget deficit expected to widen to LE200 bn http://dlvr.it/2kBGj1 
 

7h RT America ‏@RT_America
New York woman shoved a man in front of subway because she hated Muslims since 9/11 http://on.rt.com/iyupv8 
 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Unemployment benefits extensions said part of budget discussion #fiscalcliff
 

7h  ‏
staronline: Russian activists detained at protest for free assembly http://dlvr.it/2kB8PD 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Income tax increase threshold said to be $450,000 for families #fiscalcliff
 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: Majority of Senate Republicans expected to support tentative "fiscal cliff" deal - senior Republican aide http://bit.ly/XpLNN3 
 

7h Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics
Obama to speak on "fiscal cliff" at 1:30pm ET event, White House says http://bit.ly/XpLNN3 
 

7h  ‏
Reuters: Video: India demands tougher sex crime laws http://reut.rs/TsLfU1 

7h  ‏
BloombergNews: Netflix CEO Hastings to make $4 million in 2013, double his 2012 compensation | http://bloom.bg/VtOacC 

7h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Draft Islamist-backed bill to regulate protests sparks criticisms http://dlvr.it/2k8gQy 

7h  ‏
haaretzcom: Channel 1 anchor may be barred from hosting #Israel election broadcast due to affair with #Likud minister http://htz.li/RqchvF 

7h  ‏
AP: Greek government seeks prosecution of former finance minister over Swiss bank list: http://apne.ws/Wg1ocS  - SS

7h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
U.S. stocks are on track to break 5-session losing streak in final trading day of 2012, even as "fiscal cliff" looms. http://on.wsj.com/VmWVpB 
 

7h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Officials suspect dispute among drug traffickers for massacre that killed 9 on Colombian farm http://wapo.st/VuxWQw 
 

7h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Syrian Army troops have reportedly arrested four Turkish fighter jet pilots near a military airport in Syria’s... http://fb.me/1UkGWPeVk 
 

7h  ‏
Reuters: Nine killed, more than 25 hurt in Oregon bus crash on Sunday: state police http://reut.rs/TsMoej 

7h  ‏
BloombergNews: Credit has best rally in Europe since 2009 with central bank aid | http://bloom.bg/YFwpbG 

7h  ‏
AP: Central African Republic rebels dismiss calls for negotiations by African Union: http://apne.ws/VuiCU0  - KM

7h  ‏
Reuters: Desperate for weapons, Syrian rebels make their own http://reut.rs/TsQbIA  #Syria

7h  ‏
Yahoo! News: U.N. expert condemns move to oust Sri Lanka's chief justice http://yhoo.it/Z4vExF 

7h  ‏
staronline: Sudan closes think-tank after protest - director http://dlvr.it/2k9XkW 

7h  ‏
MarketWatch: Pan-European Stoxx 600 index ends crisis-driven 2013 with 14% gain http://on.mktw.net/Xb1OHq 

7h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Despite debt-crisis soap opera, 2012 is European stocks' best year since 2009 http://on.mktw.net/Xb34dQ 
 

7h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Hillary #Clinton remains in hospital after discovery of blood clot http://bit.ly/Xb0HaW 
 

7h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
About 25 arrested in Moscow for trying to hold New Year’s Eve protest http://wapo.st/10FaCpZ 
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
S&P, Nasdaq rise on last day of 2012, Apple advances http://reut.rs/Uhhi6G  $AAPL
 

9h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Israeli accused of ties to #Palestinian terror group arrested in #Egypt http://htz.li/RqbA5j 
 

9h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Estate tax said to be linked to income threshold in #fiscalcliff talks: source
 

9h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Pakistan Releases More Afghan Taliban Members: Official http://nyti.ms/12T9jTQ 
 

9h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Farm-state lawmakers back plan to avoid 'dairy cliff' price jump | http://bloom.bg/UfqTfL 
 

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Judges Club head to meet with Supreme Judicial Council http://dlvr.it/2k8HTJ 
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Update: Sen. McConnell says he last spoke with Biden at 6:30 am #fiscalcliff
 

10h RT ‏@RT_com
WATCH LIVE: North Korea's first ever New Year’s celebration with fireworks http://on.rt.com/lbyd96 
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Sen. Reid says tax increase threshold is 'least of the issues' #fiscalcliff
 

12h Simon Romero ‏@viaSimonRomero
In #Uruguay heist, $4.6 million in jewels, watches & cash stolen from #Fiat heir Lapo Elkann in exclusive beach resort http://bit.ly/UgUVOF 
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Sen. Harry Reid says fiscal cliff talks 'progressing,' 'hopeful' for fiscal cliff deal today
 

10h RT ‏@RT_com
Ex-wife accuses prominent Russian opposition member of pedophilia http://on.rt.com/tsjw2l 
 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
U.S. supports new electoral law in Lebanon: ambassador: The U.S. supports endorsing a new law for the parliament... http://bit.ly/VtYVvB 
 

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. stocks erase opening losses to post small gains as fiscal-cliff clock ticks http://on.mktw.net/UfGw6Y 
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. on pace for slowest decade of population growth since 1930s | http://bloom.bg/Uz2Mty 
 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Mourning rape victim, India set for muted New Year's Eve http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/31/us-india-rape-newyear-idUSBRE8BU06O20121231 …
 

10h The Star ‏@staronline
Bombs kill 16 across Iraq as sectarian strife grows http://dlvr.it/2k7swh 
 

10h The Star ‏@staronline
Kosovo struggles to shake Wild West image among investors http://dlvr.it/2k7svq 
 

10h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
A wave of attacks across Iraq has killed 22 and wounded at least 83, officials say. http://bit.ly/TBxD7J 
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Congressional dysfunction poses huge risks as 2013 budget deal deadline arrives | http://bloom.bg/XabKB5 
 

11h Bloomberg View ‏@BloombergView
Ten truly terrible domestic policy ideas of 2012 | http://bloom.bg/VqNCax 
 

10h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
#Israeli Prime Ministers office confirms the 24 year old Israeli has been in #Egyptian custody since Friday. Reason for the arrest mystery
 

10h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
#Fiscalcliff update: Democrats urge $250,000 trigger for capital gains, dividends with 20% rate: source
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Nigeria president compares unrest in nation to Syrian civil war and wonders about ‘end times’ http://wapo.st/TBGdU6 
 

11h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Pakistani stocks gain 49 per cent during 2012 | Business | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/31/pakistani-stocks-gain-49-per-cent-during-2012/ … #KSE
 

11h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. budget talks stall over income, estate taxes as deadline looms | http://bloom.bg/TsuWXo 
 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 10 people have been killed after heavy shelling on the al-Husseiniya camp for #Palestinians refugees in Damascus. #Syria
 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Myanmar government and rebels trade charges over upsurge in fighting http://wapo.st/10DY7Lf 
 

9h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Afghans: Next force transition starts in 2 months http://news.yahoo.com/afghans-next-force-transition-starts-2-months-125529974.html …

9h  ‏
Yahoo! News: India rape sets off debate over women's rights http://news.yahoo.com/india-rape-sets-off-debate-over-womens-rights-130143030.html …

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
April 6 activist shot in Tahrir, hospitalized http://dlvr.it/2k74Vc 
 

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Breaking: Egyptian professional syndicates call on government to intervene in UAE detentions.
 

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
April 6 activist Mohannad Samir in critical condition after drive-by shooting in #Tahrir Square.
 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Nearly 90% of Syria conflict dead killed in 2012: activists: Nearly 90 percent of those who have died in Syria's... http://bit.ly/Z42D5m 
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Jordan arrests 4 Syrian soldiers near border: Jordan's security forces say the military has arrested four unarme... http://bit.ly/VmgaPV 
 

11h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Indian army urges personnel to cancel New Year's Eve parties out of respect for Delhi gang-rape victim who died http://bbc.in/12ZYvCA 
 

12h Bloomberg TV ‏@BloombergTV
Obama to Republicans: I've Moved, It's Your Turn - http://bloom.bg/ZOMZMr  #FiscalCliff
 

12h Bloomberg Markets ‏@BloombergMrkts
Taxes to rise for workers as budget deal still elusive | http://bloom.bg/TzP0Wt  via @BloombergNews
 

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Eight core sector industries' growth declines to 1.8% in November against 7.8% in the same month last year
 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Egyptian pound falls further against US dollar http://bbc.in/12ZVHFw 
 

12h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Chinese activists defy security in rare visit with Nobel prizewinner's wife under house arrest: http://apne.ws/WVsZlJ  -SS
 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Family appeal for safe return of pregnant American missing with husband in Afghanistan http://bbc.in/UyZIO4 
 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Chinese dissidents in rare visit to Nobel laureate's wife http://dlvr.it/2k6J3H 
 

12h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Jordan army arrests 4 Syrian soldiers in border area http://wapo.st/TBy8i1 
 

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Bangladesh cricket team cancel Pakistan tour in January because of "deteriorating" security situation http://bbc.in/12ZSkhC 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
 

9h  ‏
Yahoo! News: 15 people killed in blasts in north, central Iraq http://news.yahoo.com/15-people-killed-blasts-north-central-iraq-114105970.html …

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Breaking: #Egypt activist Aliaa el-Mahdy who protested new #constitution naked in Sweden faces petition calling for removing her citizenship
 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Libya vows to arrest perpetrators of Egyptian-run church bombing http://dlvr.it/2k5pr2 
 

13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Iran successfully test-fires Ra’d missile: Iranian Navy forces have successfully test-fired the latest version o... http://bit.ly/10E7daI 
 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Iraq demands end to 'illegitimate' demos: Iraqi authorities call for an end to what a senior official said were ... http://bit.ly/10E5hiv 
 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Protesters occupy Vatican embassy in Paris over migrants: Several dozen protesters occupied the offices of the V... http://bit.ly/10E5iTQ 
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Report: Iran test-fires missiles in naval drill near strategic Strait of Hormuz http://wapo.st/TBr8lu 
 

13h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
#Israel - Firebomb attack at a vehicle near Had Adar/ rock throwing attacks in Wadi Charamiyah area near Silwad in Shomron. No injuries
 

13h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
2 policemen jailed for 7 yrs each by Bahrain court for beating man to death amid crackdown on anti-government protests http://bbc.in/UySU3d 
 

13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
http://www.presstv.ir/  A Sri Lankan opposition United National Party #activist places her signature on a banner i http://twitpic.com/br2jl5 
 
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13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
http://www.presstv.ir/  #Afghan #children search through #rubbish on a street in #Herat on December 30, 2012. http://twitpic.com/br2j7x 
 
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13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP VIDEO: Talks to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts ongoing as the Jan. 1 deadline approaches: http://apne.ws/TBoCf5  -BW
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Leader of England’s Catholics calls on faithful to lobby politicians against gay marriage http://wapo.st/10DI0NT 
 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Israeli warplanes violate Lebanon airspace: Israeli warplanes violate Lebanon’s airspace and fly over the the no... http://bit.ly/VtvtWu 
 

14h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Algeria ruling party loses senate majority: Algeria's ruling party National Liberation Front (FLN) lost its majo... http://bit.ly/10DVklj 
 

14h The Star ‏@staronline
Second wave of floods closes two schools in Terengganu http://dlvr.it/2k4w35 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syria will respond to any initiative to solve crisis through talks: PM
 

14h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
83-year-old woman raped in south #TelAviv, #Israel Police reveals; Eritrean migrant suspected http://htz.li/12ZIiNK 
 

14h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Miners and banks drag FTSE 100 lower http://on.mktw.net/10DTiBL 
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Israel eases blockade on building materials to Gaza in new concession to Hamas http://wapo.st/10DQ6WC 
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
African Union warns of sanctions, isolation if rebels take over Central African Republic http://wapo.st/10DS759 
 

10h  ‏
Yahoo! News: AP IMPACT: Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali http://news.yahoo.com/ap-impact-al-qaida-carves-own-country-mali-091304997.html …

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Searching for compromise: Deal to avoid "fiscal cliff" eludes the White House and Senate Republicans: http://apne.ws/YEUG1A  -BW
 

15h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
‘Cliff’ woes send Europe stocks lower http://on.mktw.net/TBhsHy 
 

15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
30 tortured bodies found in Damascus: activists: Thirty tortured and disfigured bodies found in the northern Dam... http://bit.ly/X9FX33 
 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Mursi says the fall in Egypt's pound "does not worry or scare us"
 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Egypt president says currency situation will "balance out within days"
 

15h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Nine #Pakistani #Taliban fighters found dead in North #Waziristan: officials | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/31/nine-pakistani-taliban-fighters-found-dead-in-north-waziristan-officials/ …
 

15h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Merkel looks solid as German employment climbs http://on.mktw.net/10DEhzO 
 

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Husband among 2 charged in connection with murder of flower garland seller http://dlvr.it/2k3l5k 
 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Investors in Asia sell off stocks to lock in profits in case budget negotiations in Washington fail: http://apne.ws/UgGn1y  -BW
 

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Car bomb kills 3 and wounds 21 south of Baghdad, Shiite pilgrims among casualties http://wapo.st/VlARf1 
 

16h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Explosions across Iraq kill at least 10 people, wound 46 others, police say - @Reuters
 

17h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Google Chrome temporarily blocks Twitpic over ‘malicious malware threat’ http://zeenews.india.com/news/net-news/google-chrome-temporarily-blocks-twitpic-over-malicious-malware-threat_819913.html …
 

17h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
India gang-rape victim's family want killers hanged: The family of an Indian gang-rape victim say they would not... http://bit.ly/TXxlvH 
 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Four charged with robbing car park attendant http://dlvr.it/2k2xxh 
 

17h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Did you know that over one third of Afghans are living in abject poverty? Afghan children search through... http://fb.me/HcaZLEsl 
 

17h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Germany's economic climate in 2013 will be "even more difficult" - Chancellor Angela Merkel http://bbc.in/Uyu8jC 
 

17h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco follow different paths towards reform in Arab Spring http://wapo.st/TB5TAi 
 

17h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Cambodia battles to save rare Mekong dolphins http://bit.ly/UgByoQ  #AFP
 

17h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
BREAKING NEWS: #Israel's Supreme Court shortens prison sentence of former #IDF soldier Anat Kamm http://htz.li/Ts77yV 
 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Turkey, jailed Kurdish militant discuss disarmament - paper http://dlvr.it/2k2twF 
 

17h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Syrian rebels beheaded Christian, fed his body to dogs: nun http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/31/257933.html …
 

18h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Oil ticks higher as fiscal cliff approaches http://on.mktw.net/10DltR5 
 

18h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
More prisoners on death row than at any time since 1949 http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201212310076 …
 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Asia-Pacific nations greeting 2013 eagerly; Myanmar celebrating with 1st public countdown http://wapo.st/10DfPOQ 
 

18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Nine hostages taken by armed gang following failed robbery in Brazil have been rescued, police say http://bbc.in/UyuXsI 
 

18h The Associated Press ‏@AP
The Chicago-based Tribune Co. is emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after more than 4 years: http://apne.ws/YEfO8f  -BW
 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Hours from "fiscal cliff," Washington still awaits deal http://reut.rs/UxX2QR 
 


18h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Police on Guard After 5 Die in #Maluku Village Clashes http://jglo.be/2DGx 

18h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Bomb hits prosecutor’s office in Libya’s Benghazi http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/31/257917.html …
 

18h  ‏
RT_com: Chinese fishing vessel apprehended by Japanese - Chinese media http://on.rt.com/y8jva8  #news

19h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Taiwan bank interested in acquiring Tokyo Star Bank http://ajw.asahi.com/article/economy/business/AJ201212310053 …
 

19h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Woman killed in #Tunisia police hunt for Salafist arms http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/31/257898.html …
 

19h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Iraqi PM orders release of female prisoners to appease protesters http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/31/257911.html …
 


19h  ‏
nytimesworld: Japan's New Prime Minister Backs More Nuclear Plants http://nyti.ms/TrSBHm 

19h  ‏
staronline: China academics warn of "violent revolution" if no political reform http://dlvr.it/2k1gY2 

19h  ‏
staronline: Gang hits gem-cutting plant in Brazil, takes hostages http://dlvr.it/2k25Js 

19h  ‏
staronline: Pilot union plans for possible American-USAir merger http://dlvr.it/2k25KM 

19h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: Brahimi says has #Syria plan world powers may back including #Russia http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/31/257889.html …

19h  ‏
Yahoo! News: South Korea parliament expected to approve budget on Monday http://yhoo.it/YDTrjc 

19h The Star ‏@staronline
Situation in flood-hit Terengganu, Kelantan almost back to normal http://dlvr.it/2k24tS 
 

19h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: As Trade Deficit Narrows, Rupiah Set to Strengthen http://jglo.be/2DFU 

19h  ‏
AFP: Spain defied markets by averting sovereign bailout this year but Madrid could yet be forced to its knees in 2013 http://bit.ly/TWTTN9 

20h  ‏
BBCWorld: UN officially ends peacekeeping operations in East Timor http://bbc.in/UyosWG 

20h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
More demonstrations planned in India's capital Delhi over gang-rape of young woman who later died from her injuries http://bbc.in/12Zegd1 
 

20h  ‏
staronline: South Korea to restart one of two troubled reactors this week http://dlvr.it/2k1qdV 

20h  ‏
AFP: Brazil most-wanted killed in gem heist http://bit.ly/Z1d4Xc  #AFP #Brazil

20h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

20h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Two Dead, Thousands Displaced in North Sumatra Floods http://jglo.be/2DFp 

20h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Police Arrest Terrorism Suspects Allegedly Linked to Santoso http://jglo.be/2DFu 

20h  ‏
staronline: Asian markets weighed by US fiscal cliff gridlock http://dlvr.it/2k1Yph 

21h RT ‏@RT_com
Happy New Law: US adoption in Russia no longer possible http://on.rt.com/0yd3d4 
 
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21h  ‏

22h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Delhi gang-rape: BJP organises condolence meeting at Jantar Mantar today http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/delhi-gang-rape-bjp-organises-condolence-meeting-at-jantar-mantar-today_819868.html …
 

22h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
Sale of animal-tested products to become illegal in #Israel as 2013 rings in http://htz.li/S0NGz4 
 

22h  ‏
BloombergNews: China's manufacturing expans at fastest pace in 19 months | http://bloom.bg/VsmsNo 

22h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Body of woman who was gang-raped on a bus in India’s capital is cremated in private ceremony http://wapo.st/10CEtiH 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Senate approves Baer to head Justice Department's antitrust team http://reut.rs/WeFV3X 
 

22h William Neuman ‏@willieneuman
New Years Eve concert cancelled in main plaza of Caracas within minutes of announcement of new complications for Chávez
 

22h The Associated Press ‏@AP
As crack devastates Brazil's cities, debate surges over treatment options: http://apne.ws/W9TDor  -RD
 

23h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. budget talks stall over income, estate taxes as deadline looms | http://bloom.bg/TzP0Wt 
 

23h  ‏
MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks weaken on fiscal-cliff worries, with Hang Seng Index down 0.3% http://on.mktw.net/X8stEZ 

23h  ‏
AP: AP Honduras correspondent chronicles stories of violence every day, everywhere, from everyone: http://apne.ws/UxTBJO  -RD

23h  ‏
AFP: #Venezuela's President Hugo #Chavez suffers new setback after cancer surgery, Vice President Nicolas Maduro says http://bit.ly/VqFFlU 

23h  ‏
Reuters: Venezuela's Chavez in "delicate" condition after surgery: vice president http://reut.rs/WeyPN1 

23h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion http://wapo.st/10CsKk6 
 


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