Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Chapter 71: Covering the 31st of December 2012 - the 2nd of January 2013


MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 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 



TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2013

1m  ‏
nytimes: Laos borrowing equivalent of one year's GDP to build Chinese railroad. Cost of being a Chinese client state? http://nyti.ms/U4ZK2R 

2m  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East: Syrian Forces Continued to Pound Damascus Suburbs on Tuesday http://nyti.ms/Rs6WUp 

3m  ‏
staronline: Two underage girls among 100 Mat Rempit nabbed http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/2/nation/12525492&sec=nation …

4m  ‏
staronline: Checkpoints set up at landslide-hit Bukit Setiawangsa to prevent looting http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/2/nation/12525523&sec=nation …

35m New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
With a Mall Boom in Russia, Property Investors Go Shopping http://nyti.ms/Wj9HEJ 
 

32m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Analysis: "Fiscal cliff' deal called a dud on deficit front http://reut.rs/Wj8Eo9 
 

31m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Britain urges bold G8 action on global economy http://bit.ly/UjhRNb 
 

57m  ‏
BreakingNews: frankthorpNBC: @SpeakerBoehner presents GOP conf w/ 2 options: 1) Pass an amendment w/ cuts or 2) bring up Senate passed bill.

58m  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: House Republicans weigh fiscal cliff option that would amend Senate-passed bill to add spending cut package: aide

59m  ‏
WSJ: Breaking: House Speaker Boehner presents two options on fiscal cliff bill to GOP lawmakers. http://on.wsj.com/ShHjC6 

59m  ‏
Reuters: Asia holds breath as U.S. fiscal talks go to the wire http://reut.rs/Wj5vou 

1h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: GOP leadership considering adding $300 billion in spending cuts. http://on.wsj.com/ShHjC6 
 

1h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Ten crushed to death, 120 injured at Angola church event http://yhoo.it/VrcGMe 

1h RT ‏@RT_com
Turning up the heat: Probe finds 'inadequate fireproofing' in Japanese reactors http://on.rt.com/c15eek 
 

2h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The Dow snapped a five-session losing streak, ending 2012 with a 7.3% gain for the year. http://on.wsj.com/WcUc0E 
 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Mourning after Ivory Coast deaths http://bbc.in/132GdAw 
 

2h RT ‏@RT_com
Undercover IDF raid ignites mass clashes, injuries in West Bank (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/r58t8k 
 

2h Press TV ‏@PressTV
The Al Saud family of Saudi Arabia has dealt heavy crackdowns on peaceful protesters who demand democracy and... http://fb.me/2kzbdjEHO 
 

2h  ‏
BBCWorld: Juveniles escape from Peru prison http://bbc.in/UBVYLG 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Egyptian TV satirist faces probe http://bbc.in/UBYIJc 
 

2h  ‏
staronline: House Republicans balk at "fiscal cliff" deal http://dlvr.it/2kTGmj 

2h  ‏
RT_com: Delhi rape spurs Indian women to rush for gun licenses http://on.rt.com/xm20zv 

2h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Nigerian army says 14 die in gun battle with Boko Haram http://yhoo.it/YM4SFz 

3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Shiite cleric predicts ‘Iraqi spring’ as Sunnis continue to protest http://goo.gl/BCZ32 
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Pa. gov says he'll sue NCAA over hefty Penn State sanctions after Sandusky child abuse scandal.
 

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Final fiscal-cliff hurdle: 218 votes in House http://on.mktw.net/10Khe6r 
 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape http://reut.rs/WiSSd2 
 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Coast Guard crew flew over Alaska grounded oil drilling unit, didn't see any signs of pollution, conservation department says - @adndotcom
 

3h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
New Year’s Eve tradition for some in France, torching cars, intact with 1,193 vehicles burned http://wapo.st/10K7rNE 
 

3h RT ‏@RT_com
2013 ushered in with tragic accidents and killings http://on.rt.com/xrb4ky 
 

4h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan to meet Friday in Ethiopia to discuss border security, resumption of oil flows, both sides say - @Reuters
 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Former VP: NSF will participate in next round of national dialogue http://dlvr.it/2kSXqy 
 

4h RT ‏@RT_com
Tens of Thousands march in rival protests over Hong Kong’s leader (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/c9u6p8 
 

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Budget deal eases concern about milk prices http://on.mktw.net/TEWuHG 
 

4h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Singapore police arrest boy, 13, over online bomb threat http://wapo.st/TE64eb 
 

4h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
The surprising shopping habits of China’s growing middle class http://wapo.st/VYiyLm 
 

4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
A US-led drone strike has killed at least two people in northern Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province. http://fb.me/2EICtxxKi 
 

4h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: No. 2 House Republican Eric Cantor says he opposes Senate bill to avert the "fiscal cliff" -SS
 

4h  ‏
nytimesworld: Clashes in West Bank Injure Palestinians http://nyti.ms/WiLo9Y 

4h  ‏
Reuters: CBO says Senate's "fiscal cliff" bill adds $4 trillion to deficit http://reut.rs/UBKtEd 

4h  ‏
haaretzcom: For everything you need to know about the #IsraelEelection, in 22 days, go to Haaretz's special page http://bit.ly/TntgwP 

4h  ‏
BBCWorld: Many of at least 60 people killed in Ivory Coast stampede believed to be children aged 8-15 http://bbc.in/UBLADZ 

4h  ‏
haaretzcom: Clashes between rebels, #Assad loyalists shut down airport in #Syria's largest city http://htz.li/WcZ06c  #Aleppo #rebels

4h  ‏
WSJ: Reddy: Don't let your lawmaker tell you otherwise: 77% of households will see a tax increase under the latest deal http://on.wsj.com/VqJdBW 

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Syrians wake up to air strikes near Damascus on #NewYear's Day http://bit.ly/TuTQ8G  #Syria
 

5h  ‏
NKingofDC: Boehner aide says the speaker remains"in listening mode"& has neither accepted or rejected the Senate deal. Much discussion ahead

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Crisis-hit #Sudan opens bigger dam in conflict state http://goo.gl/Hh6JU 
 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple Store in Paris is robbed on New Year’s Eve http://on.mktw.net/TEPFWM 
 

5h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Nearly 99% would see little or no change in income taxes, but take-home pay will still be affected. http://on.wsj.com/TEBiSl  #fiscalcliff
 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Egypt satirist faces probe for insulting president http://dlvr.it/2kRWrm 
 

6h WSJ Washington Wire ‏@WSJwashington
Bill ‘Not a Done Deal’ in the House http://on.wsj.com/VY0NMa 
 

6h Sudeep Reddy ‏@Reddy
Ending the payroll-tax break will bring the highest tax burden since 2008 for most U.S. households. http://on.wsj.com/Vh6GFX  #cliff
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Leader of Egypt's largest ultraconservative Islamist party splits, forms new group: http://apne.ws/WYCWio  -SS
 

6h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
British tourist shot dead at #NewYear party on one of #Thailand's most famous islands during fight between rival gangs http://bit.ly/VqCGqT 
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Police say woman stumbled on NYC subway tracks and died after she was struck by train: http://apne.ws/TEMJt7  -SS
 

6h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Average tuition rose 3.9% this past year to $29,305 at private U.S. colleges. http://on.wsj.com/TZEZpe 
 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic’s capital nervously anticipates attack by rebels from the north http://wapo.st/TEKaaz 
 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
Iran warns off foreign planes during naval drill - report http://dlvr.it/2kR4bk 
 

6h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

6h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Security forces release 2 Nigerian journalists detained for a week after abuse, sect stories http://wapo.st/TEEnBK 

6h  ‏
WSJ: Administrative costs at U.S. colleges are growing faster than instructional costs, contributing to rising tuition. http://on.wsj.com/Z4CIKL 

7h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Conn. lawyer withdraws $100M lawsuit over Newtown school massacre: http://apne.ws/TEDrNS  -SS
 

7h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Ethiopian court finds 10 guilty of forming terror cell with links to Somalia’s al-Shabab http://wapo.st/TE9a1v 
 

7h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt interrogates suspected Israeli spy in Red Sea port http://goo.gl/jIJw7 
 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
India rape victim's ashes scattered, more attacks stoke debate http://reut.rs/WiwPmI 
 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
PM: Egyptian pound to improve against dollar over next period http://dlvr.it/2kQD9C 
 

7h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Port Said receives 479 Syrian refugees on Turkish ship http://dlvr.it/2kQD8h 

7h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
China Builds a Railroad, and Laos Bears the Cost http://nyti.ms/Z8a7V0 
 

7h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Live video: Members of US House of Representatives discuss Senate-approved fiscal deal on House floor - @NBCNews http://bit.ly/12VKc2O 
 

7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

7h  ‏
Egypt orders 15-day detention for Israeli - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-orders-15-day-detention-israeli-133425221.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt in West Bank - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/israeli-palestinian-clashes-erupt-west-bank-121327442.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Afghan negotiator welcomes prisoner release - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/afghan-negotiator-welcomes-prisoner-release-075025035.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Korean unification may cost South 7 percent of GDP: ministry - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/korean-unification-may-cost-south-7-percent-gdp-125552862--sector.html … via @YahooNews

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egypt satirist faces probe for insulting president http://reut.rs/Wit54F 
 

8h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Former Nour Party head establishes new party, alliance with Abu Ismail http://dlvr.it/2kPQmy 
 

8h The Star ‏@staronline
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood cell detained in UAE - paper http://dlvr.it/2kP8t5 
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iraqi civilian deaths rise in "low-level war": study http://reut.rs/UBjmJe 
 

9h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
At least 1 person killed, 21 wounded after bomb explodes in crowded area of Karachi, Pakistan, police say - @Reuters http://reut.rs/UiHC0d 
 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Township fires in South Africa kill 3, displace 4,000 on New Year’s Day http://wapo.st/Xeqqiv 
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Activists and state media report intense clashes and shelling in suburbs of Syrian capital: http://apne.ws/Wiiyqf  -SS
 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Thousands march in Hong Kong in protest over Beijing-backed leader http://wapo.st/TEjSFq 
 

10h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Pakistani police say bomb has exploded in crowded area of southern port city of Karachi - @Reuters
 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Boat with Rohingya asylum seekers found adrift off Thailand’s Phuket resort http://wapo.st/10IFPsn 
 

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Comedian Bassem Youssef investigated for insulting president http://dlvr.it/2kMrtC 
 

11h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Israel's #GDP expaned 3.3% in 2012, slowest annual pace since 2009 http://htz.li/TEbNQW  #business #economy
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Drug epidemic grips India’s Punjab state http://wapo.st/10IupEU 
 

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Justice Amitava Roy will be sworn in as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday http://zeenews.india.com/news/rajasthan/amitava-roy-to-be-sworn-in-as-raj-hc-cj-on-wednesday_820105.html …
 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Foreign reserves at critical low, Central Bank says http://dlvr.it/2kD1cL  #Egypt
 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
President Francois Hollande vows to revive French supertax http://bbc.in/UB2Jxr 
 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Couple and son found dead in house http://dlvr.it/2kLmDk 
 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Four killed, four injured in two road mishaps http://dlvr.it/2kLmFJ 
 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Suspects arrested, identified in Tahrir Square shooting http://dlvr.it/2kLbCp 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: About 60 dead, 200 injured in stadium stampede late on Monday in Ivory Coast's Abidjan - Emergency official, radio
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Northern Ireland police arrest 2 men on attempted murder of police officer; bomb under the car http://wapo.st/10Icjmv 
 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Police say gunmen kill 7 people including 6 female teachers in northwest Pakistan ambush. -BW
 

13h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
6 Pakistani charity workers, 5 of them women, killed in gun attack on van in north-west Swabi area, officials say
 

13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr backs Annbar protests and warns Prime Minister Maliki that the ‘Iraqi Spring’ will soon come
 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Central African Republic president urges rebels to let him finish his term http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/01/us-car-rebels-idUSBRE90003N20130101 …
 

14h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Israeli state radio says Israeli foreign ministry made contact with #Egypt authorities to secure the release of an Israeli detained in Egypt
 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un makes rare new year broadcast calling for improved economy and reunified Korea. Video: http://bbc.in/131NaSj 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Egypt Prime Minister Hisham Qandil denies any dispute between him and the presidency on the selection of new ministers
 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
First private clubs for legal pot use open in Colorado: http://apne.ws/10I94vg  -BW
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Airport in #Syria's Aleppo closed due to rebel attacks: airport source - AFP
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Superior of troubled Legion of Christ hospitalized with abnormal brain mass in US http://wapo.st/TDQTlb 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt’s nude protester Alia al-Mahdy to be stripped of citizenship? http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/01/258106.html …
 

15h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Police in India arrest a man allegedly trying to plant a crude bomb near house of gang-rape suspect: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1245422/1/.html …
 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: White House, congressional leaders reach deal over spending cuts http://reut.rs/12UZOng 
 
15h  ‏
staronline: Number of flood evacuees rise in Terengganu and Kelantan http://dlvr.it/2kJ0v5 

15h  ‏

15h  ‏
nytimesworld: Syrian Military Mounts Offensive in Damascus Suburb http://nyti.ms/Vg697k 

15h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Next phase of Afghan security takeover starts in 2 months, to cover 87 percent of population http://wapo.st/10Homk4 

15h  ‏
dawn_com: 2) Former Ogra chief escaped to Nepal, SC informed - http://bit.ly/UA9MGM 

15h  ‏
staronline: Floods keep 31 Terengganu schools closed on first day of school http://dlvr.it/2kHvYY 

15h  ‏

15h  ‏
ZeeNews: BPO employee stabbed to death by jilted lover in Delhi http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/bpo-employee-stabbed-to-death-by-jilted-lover-in-delhi_820041.html …

16h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Indian police to officially charge 5 suspects with murder in gang-rape case http://wapo.st/TDy55r 

16h  ‏
Reuters: Insight: How Colombian drug traffickers used HSBC to launder money http://reut.rs/UAwTRA 

16h  ‏
Reuters: Analysis: Economy would dodge bullet for now under fiscal deal http://reut.rs/WhHwG5 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
South Sudan willing to withdraw army from Sudan border: president http://reut.rs/UAGvf3 
 

16h  ‏
ZeeNews: Strengthen 'legal regime against rape' in India: UN rights chief http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/strengthen-legal-regime-against-rape-in-india-un-rights-chief_820032.html …

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Positive #China Signal as Official PMI Shows Growth http://bit.ly/YJ3Bz9 

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: 500 Rohingya Asylum Seekers 'Swim' Into Malaysia, One Dead: Police http://bit.ly/TtTLlI 

17h  ‏
WSJ: India's government says it will start publishing names of convicted rapists in the hope it will deter future crime http://on.wsj.com/S1OcN5 

17h  ‏
PostWorldNews: WHO says measles deaths surge in Pakistan in 2012, with 306 children killed by disease http://wapo.st/10HChqh 

17h  ‏
AFP: Japan's population logs record drop http://bit.ly/TDBSQi 

17h  ‏
WSJ: India's "two-finger" test for rape needs to end, experts say. http://on.wsj.com/VfkpNu 

17h  ‏
AP: MORE: Senate votes 89-8 to pass legislation that will avert "fiscal cliff": http://apne.ws/WXAlFe  -BW

17h  ‏
MarketWatch: Senate passes fiscal-cliff agreement; bill now goes to the House http://on.mktw.net/UhR2dU 

17h  ‏
RT_com: Fiscal cliff-diving: US Senate approves last-minute deal http://on.rt.com/972sof 

17h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: US Senate passes bill to avert 'fiscal cliff' tax hikes and spending: AFP

17h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #2013 opens in #Syria with dozens of tortured corpses discovered in #Damascus http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/01/258079.html …

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Ball touches down in New York City's Times Square, marking start of 2013 -BW
 

20h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Boehner says House will consider fiscal cliff bill if Senate passes it
 

20h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Harry Reid says the Senate will vote on a 'fiscal cliff' deal tonight - @politico http://politi.co/WXjMcM 
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Democratic senators see support for "fiscal cliff" deal http://reut.rs/WhoEXO 
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Top Afghan negotiator cautiously optimistic on peace prospects http://reut.rs/Whm6ZW 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Central Africa’s Wildlife Rangers Face Deadly Risks http://nyti.ms/TtH36z 
 

21h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Scheme to target rogue landlords http://bbc.in/UAePqJ 
 

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. heading off 'fiscal cliff' despite Senate efforts http://reut.rs/WhbnhS 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Middle East: 2 Sentenced in Beating Death in Bahrain http://nyti.ms/TtElOl 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Middle East: Protester Wounded by Gunmen in Egypt http://nyti.ms/TtEn94 
 

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
North Korean leader, in rare address, seeks end to confrontation with South http://reut.rs/UAeDYz 
 

22h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Last 2 Cuban Workers at Guantanamo Bay Retire http://nyti.ms/TtEn92 

22h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Asia: Members of Afghan Taliban Are Freed From Pakistan Prison http://nyti.ms/WhhkLS 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Best Buy loses two board directors http://reut.rs/WhgrD8 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. House aims to split Sandy aid bill into two parts http://reut.rs/UAepR3 
 

22h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic rebels dismiss calls for negotiations, regional troops arrive http://wapo.st/TDbI03 
 

22h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
BREAKING NEWS: #WhiteHouse, #Congress reach last minute agreement postponing #fiscalcliff by two months
 

22h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP IMPACT: Al Qaida carves out a country for itself in Mali: http://apne.ws/Whg3V8  -AB
 

22h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Greeks fight back against corruption http://bbc.in/UAcwUy 
 

22h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: possible Senate vote on #fiscalcliff deal tonight by 10:30 pm ET: Reid spokesperson
 

22h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
In East Timor, U.N. Ends Peacekeeping Role http://nyti.ms/TtBXqK 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
"Fiscal cliff" deal includes balance of spending cuts and revenue increases: source
 

22h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
More: Biden is on his way to Capitol to explain details of 'fiscal cliff' deal; vote could be held by 10:30 p.m. - @washingtonpost
 

22h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Senate Democratic aide: White House and GOP reach deal on 'fiscal cliff' - @AP
 

22h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Senate Democrats to meet in closed door session at 9:15 p.m. ET; Biden to attend meeting with Democrats - @WSJ http://on.wsj.com/Wt9j8B 


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013


The Associated Press ‏@AP
Clinton leaves hospital after treatment for blood clot in head, doctors expect full recovery: http://apne.ws/Wf4BZH  -CC


5m Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
US Secretary of State Clinton discharged from hospital after treatment for blood clot, State Dept says - @NBCNews
 

1m  ‏
staronline: Hillary Clinton seen leaving hospital building http://dlvr.it/2knSYd 

24m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
British TV presenter Jim Davidson is latest celebrity arrested by police investigating #Savile abuse allegations http://bit.ly/Vjy5qJ 
 

34m Press TV ‏@PressTV
Canada bending intl. law: Iran MP: An Iranian lawmaker has denounced Canada’s deployment of military troops to M... http://bit.ly/UczZhb 
 

54m MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
In case you missed it: Apple store in Paris was robbed of more than $1 million in goods on New Year's Eve http://on.mktw.net/Wl4HQ2 
 

39m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: A man uses a headlamp while ice fishing at sunrise in #Belarus http://on.wsj.com/UnDZI0  by Viktor Drachev on @WSJphotos
 

46m Press TV ‏@PressTV
Israeli forces have evicted around 500 Palestinians from their homes in the occupied West Bank. http://fb.me/29VHzaXzB 
 

50m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Israel army exercise forces #Palestinian evacuation http://bit.ly/X1pHNP 
 

1h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
IRS reviewing #fiscalcliff tax legislation passed by Congress ahead of filing season | http://bloom.bg/10PpsKs 
 

1h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Judge rejects part of Apple App Store lawsuit against Amazon http://reut.rs/YU9cT8  $AMZN $AAPL
 

1h  ‏
nytimesworld: Dozens of Syrians Killed in Explosions Around Damascus http://nyti.ms/WljF8G 

1h  ‏
AFP: Aid groups demand greater protection in #Pakistan after seven charity workers shot dead http://bit.ly/UniWoS 

1h  ‏
BreakingNews: UPDATE: NBCNews now reports Hillary Clinton was not released from hospital http://bit.ly/ZV5YVN 
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1h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: S&P report says #fiscalcliff deal won't affect U.S. outlook

1h  ‏
staronline: U.N. worried about reports of air strikes in Myanmar http://dlvr.it/2kmFhk 

1h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Suspected norovirus outbreak eases on Queen Mary 2 as ship returns to New York http://wapo.st/TI1f3q 

1h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Monti takes on Berlusconi over family values: Italy's outgoing pm Mario Monti criticised election riva... http://bit.ly/10PzHOZ 

1h  ‏
WSJ: srussolillo VIDEO: 45 Seconds Over Wall St - Dow jumps 308 pts, biggest gain ever to start a year http://on.wsj.com/W36fNJ 

1h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Protests in Aswan after man dies in custody http://dlvr.it/2kmV8J 

1h  ‏
WSJ: The bill to avert the #fiscalcliff would bring the first major tax increase on high earners in 20 years. http://on.wsj.com/WlgpKt 

1h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #Israel builds security fence along Golan border, fears Assad's downfall #Syria http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/02/258349.html …

3h Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics
Rep King says House Speaker Boehner has agreed to hold vote on Friday for $9 billion for federal flood insurance program related to #Sandy
 

3h  ‏
staronline: Venezuela's opposition demands "whole truth" about Chavez health http://dlvr.it/2klgq8 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: GOP lawmaker: Boehner assures members of vote on Sandy aid by Jan. 15
 

3h  ‏
staronline: Algerian diplomats appeal to president to help free them - TV http://dlvr.it/2klgqX 

3h The Star ‏@staronline
Bigger fights loom after U.S. "fiscal cliff" deal http://dlvr.it/2klgqw 
 

3h NBC News ‏@NBCNews
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has left NY Presbyterian Hospital. She was admitted Sunday for treatment of a blood clot in her head.
 

3h Businessweek ‏@BW
Think it's tough to be back at work? In China, workers face an eight-day stretch of workdays | http://buswk.co/ZbZj87 
 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
One-year extension of a U.S. wind power tax credit will likely save 37,000 jobs: trade group | http://bloom.bg/TwMaTv 
 

3h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
NJ Gov. Chris Christie to Congress: "Shame on you." | http://bloom.bg/UmqGYo 
 

3h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Doctor: Activist injured in Tahrir shooting wakes up from coma http://dlvr.it/2klRPr 
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Relatives of those killed in Aurora movie theatre shooting reject "disgusting" offer to attend its reopening: http://apne.ws/WlgjCw  -SS
 

5h Quentin Fottrell ‏@Quantanamo
Russia’s ban on adoption by Americans may increase demand for children from these 4 nations: http://on.mktw.net/VvVgRd 
 
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3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Kansas trying to force a sperm donor for a lesbian couple to pay child support: http://apne.ws/Xjn3qC  -SS
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Detroit mother charged in stabbing death of daughter, who would have turned 9 today: http://apne.ws/ZcqhN2  -SS
 

3h  ‏
AFP: Central African President Francois #Bozize sacks his son, who was defence minister http://bit.ly/WlfedW 

3h  ‏
WSJwashington: And Now, a Brief Word From the IRS http://on.wsj.com/10Pdzo2 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
#China to ease one child policy - @ReutersTV Decoder http://youtu.be/0XAYxilsEJc 
 

3h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#IDF cadet misfires during training, seriously wounds her commander http://htz.li/VBnTck  #Israel
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Father of Pakistani schoolgirl shot by Taliban given diplomatic post in UK, ensuring she can stay there: http://apne.ws/XjkhSf  -SS
 

3h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: Moody's says lack of more cuts could affect U.S. credit rating negatively. #fiscalcliff

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Families call for release of Egyptians detained in UAE http://dlvr.it/2kkwnC 
 

4h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
These seven hot new bars and clubs are turning up the heat in #Israel's thirsty sin city of #TelAviv http://htz.li/S5iezx 
 

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Afghan refugees shiver at another deadly winter as temperatures drop in Kabul http://bit.ly/TwYVNS  by @MrBenShep #Afghanistan
 

4h  ‏
BBCWorld: Protesters supporting a Native Canadian's hunger strike block rail line in Quebec, ask to meet Prime Minister http://bbc.in/UGyF3F 

4h  ‏
staronline: Guatemala's homicide rate falls for third year in a row http://dlvr.it/2kkYS0 

4h  ‏
AP: Police in Paraguay rescue 211 protected parrots and arrest 4 smugglers: http://apne.ws/WeJqqX  -SS

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Money manager Michael Farr skeptical toward Wednesday rally http://on.mktw.net/Xjg9Sf 
 

4h  ‏

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Shura Council rejects Islamic bonds http://dlvr.it/2kkNJb 
 

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
U.S. gun sales set record in 2012 http://on.mktw.net/XjcdkB 
 

4h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: UAE arrests unfounded: Egypt's Brotherhood: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday some of its m... http://bit.ly/W2wrbq 

4h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Gunmen kidnap seven Pakistani soldiers: Gunmen kidnapped seven soldiers from a bus in Pakistan on Wedn... http://bit.ly/XjbDDp 

4h Reuters Insider ‏@ReutersInsider
Forget about the fiscal cliff.. investors should watch out for the Earnings Cliff: Reuters Insider http://reut.rs/Wl8ih4 
 

4h RT America ‏@RT_America
EPA head resigns to protest Obama’s support of Keystone XL? - http://on.rt.com/d57lzu 
 

4h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Google head to visit N. Korea, home of world's most restrictive Internet policies, AP's @newsjean reports: http://apne.ws/UkJcid  -SS
 

5h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Feds say Exxon's delayed response to pipeline break made Yellowstone River oil spill worse. -SS
 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple closed out 2012 with a gain of about 31%, below several of its tech peers on the S&P 500 roster http://on.mktw.net/10OvUBn  $AAPL
 

5h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Debt-ceiling fight looms even as President Obama wins the day | http://bloom.bg/Zb0i8x 
 

5h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Mobile phone services to remain suspended on Thursday | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/01/02/mobile-phone-services-to-remain-suspended-on-thursday …
 

5h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Police on security at new Sandy Hook school: Goal is to make it safe, secure learning environment - live video http://bit.ly/TSf6SY 
 

5h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
#Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani schoolgirl shot by Taliban, staying in UK after father offered diplomatic job in Birmingham by Pakistan
 

5h  ‏
Yahoo! News: C. African Republic leader dismisses son http://yhoo.it/Zc4Dsf 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

5h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Hundreds injured in football fan clashes at Port Said University http://dlvr.it/2kjWhd 

5h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Police sit-ins shut down Sharqiya police stations http://dlvr.it/2kjWnM 
 

5h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: Iran unveils new combat helicopter on last day of naval drills http://reut.rs/YT3MHX 
 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
The average January gain for the Dow since the late 1800s has been 0.9%. @MktwHulbert reports: http://on.mktw.net/Rtjxqr 
 

5h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
NCAA calls Pennsylvania lawsuit "without merit" and "an affront to all victims" of Sandusky
 

5h  ‏
staronline: Jordanian peacekeepers kidnapped in Darfur freed http://dlvr.it/2kjLp7 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 
6h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Two school officials dead following alleged rape of first grader http://dlvr.it/2kgpF3 

6h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Dozens demonstrate in solidarity with Shater's bodyguard http://dlvr.it/2kgpCy 

6h  ‏
AP: NY lawmakers call House GOP plans to adjourn Congress without vote on Sandy aid a 'betrayal:' http://apne.ws/UkpbIG  -SS

6h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Jordan approves 'Saddam' electoral list after name change: Jordan's elections commission approves an e... http://bit.ly/W1RmLJ 

6h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Egypt journalist probed for 'insulting' Mursi: An Egyptian newspaper editor is under investigation for... http://bit.ly/XiAYx8 

6h  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: Obama urges Republicans in U.S. House to "vote today" on relief package for Hurricane Sandy

6h  ‏
staronline: Russia poised for largest naval exercise for decades http://dlvr.it/2khjGG 

6h  ‏
BloombergNews: FLASH: Amazon wins dismissal of Apple's false advertising claim

6h  ‏
WSJ: #FiscalCliff deal leaves host of issues unresolved, guarantees continued budget clashes between parties. http://on.wsj.com/Webzyf 

6h  ‏
AP: Myanmar military admits to airstrikes on rebels from Kachin ethnic group after earlier denials: http://apne.ws/WkTpv4  -SS

6h  ‏
MarketWatch: LinkedIn shares are down 3.4% on Barclays downgrade http://on.mktw.net/S56n4t  $LNKD

6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Judge rejects Apple false advertising claims vs. Amazon http://reut.rs/UGk3Bl  $AAPL $AMZN
 

6h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

6h Kate Kelland ‏@kkelland
UK norovirus sickness cases reach over 1.1 million http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/02/us-norovirus-britain-idUSBRE9010AP20130102 … via @reuters
 

6h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Accused Colorado theater gunman in court before major hearing http://reut.rs/YSLFC0 
 

7h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Pentagon 'working through' budget effect of fiscal deal, unsure of share in $24 billion in cuts: spokesperson
 

8h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Iran after militarizing the region: Foreign media claim http://fb.me/1hSwzOaHn 
 

8h  ‏
MarketWatch: U.S. construction spending down in November http://on.mktw.net/XisyWv 

8h RT ‏@RT_com
Burmese govt confirms airstrikes against rebels http://on.rt.com/wpizce  
 

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: Congress said to extend several extra tax breaks to #fiscalcliff bill at total cost of $77 billion
 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Dozens hurt in West Bank after Israeli commandos rumbled http://dlvr.it/2kg9Bt 
 

8h Jon Wilson ‏@123mybusiness
Nigerian leader says most bombing suspects arrested http://yhoo.it/ZbqHmR 
 

8h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘Iran Army downs two RQ drones’: A senior Iranian commander says Iran’s air defense has downed two RQ drones and... http://bit.ly/Ua9XLt 
 

8h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. ISM manufacturing index in December was 50.7 up from 49.5 in November. Employment index was 52.7, up from 48.4
 

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: U.S. December ISM manufacturing index rises to 50.7 from 49.5
 

8h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Dow industrials up 270 points as all 30 components move solidly higher http://on.mktw.net/Ximu08 
 

8h The Associated Press ‏@AP
MORE: The United Nations says more than 60,000 people have been killed in Syria's 22-month conflict: http://apne.ws/Xijr8g  -SS
 

8h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

8h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
RT @BloombergTV: #Breaking: 96% of S&P 500 companies rise in opening minutes
 

8h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: U.S. stocks opened sharply higher, with the Dow Jones industrial average up 232 points. http://wsj.com 
 

8h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Syria death toll is above 60,000, much higher than expected, UN human rights chief says citing 5-month 'exhaustive' study - @Reuters
 

9h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Hewlett-Packard says it may dispose of business units not meeting targets | http://bloom.bg/YQSdRL 
 

9h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Markets rally; S&P 500, NASDAQ up over 2 percent
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: UN human rights office says new analysis suggests over 60,000 people killed in Syria conflict. -SS
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Dow Jones industrial average surges 200 points after budget deal averts 'fiscal cliff.' -SS
 

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Tahrir shooting was self-defense, investigator says http://dlvr.it/2kfPvW 
 

9h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Treasury yields rise to highest since September http://on.mktw.net/10NMjWZ 
 

9h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

10h Businessweek ‏@BW
Welcome to California, lab rat for the nation's policy ideas | http://buswk.co/YMTLfp 
 

9h The Star ‏@staronline
Cyprus apologises to Egypt over envoy's footwear row http://dlvr.it/2kdxJk 
 

9h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Inside a secret gay club in #Nigeria http://bbc.in/UF8om6 
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Oil price jumps to $93 a barrel after US Congress avoids 'fiscal cliff' with emergency vote: http://apne.ws/S4MkmF 
 

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Zipcar shares nearly double in premarket on news of acquisition by Avis Budget http://on.mktw.net/Xi45AK 
 

10h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Israeli army orders Bedouins to leave West Bank communities while it conducts military drill: http://apne.ws/Xi3v5V  -SS
 

10h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
#Afghan warlord #Hekmatyar denies links with #Pakistani #Taliban | World | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/01/02/afghan-warlord-hekmatyar-denies-links-with-pakistani-taliban/ … #TTP
 

10h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: At least 105 people are killed by Syrian regime forces today: Activists
 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Ethiopia says breaks up Islamist militant cell http://reut.rs/Wkp1AS 
 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Italy's Monti fires opening salvo of second-term campaign http://reut.rs/WkoHlD 
 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Afghan warlord brands Britain's Prince Harry as "jackal" http://reut.rs/Wkooax 
 

10h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Several people killed in air strike on petrol station in suburbs of #Syria capital #Damascus, opposition activists say
 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
2 men killed in knife attack at a school in southern Egypt http://wapo.st/TGOUfS 
 

10h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Syria video shows stabbing and stoning blamed on Assad militia http://reut.rs/Wkms1K 
 

10h The Star ‏@staronline
Flood situation in Kelantan, Terengganu improving with only 59 evacuees http://dlvr.it/2kd5Nh 
 

10h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Car rental company Avis Budget Group purchasing Zipcar in a deal worth nearly $500 million: http://apne.ws/RsU8gs  -SS
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

11h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Uganda drops charges against the British producer of a play about gay people in the country, his lawyer says: http://za.news.yahoo.com/uganda-drops-charges-against-british-gay-play-producer-114244086.html …
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
New traffic rules deem yellow the new red on China’s rules, confusing and angering drivers http://wapo.st/10MAdxk 
 

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
An Israeli soldier fires a tear gas canister at Palestinian protestors during clashes in the northern West Bank... http://fb.me/25E2dqWOm 
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

11h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Israeli military court indicts alleged mastermind behind #TelAviv bus bombing during #Gaza war http://htz.li/TwaswQ 
 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
Terengganu floods: 28 schools reopen; three to open Thursday http://dlvr.it/2kcNND 
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
South Africa: Mandela rests at home as doctors closely monitor his condition http://wapo.st/TGzBUk 
 

11h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Police Nab Two Suspects of Angkot Robbery That Left One Person Dead http://jglo.be/2DX7 
 

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Activist released from hospital after assault http://dlvr.it/2kcF4Y 
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Angry villagers bury slain Pakistani teachers, aid workers as authorities search for killers http://wapo.st/VzYCiZ 
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Wall Street points sharply up in reaction to budget deal; S&P futures jump 1.8% http://on.mktw.net/UlHT4b 
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

12h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Hundreds hurt in New Year's parties in Philippines http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201301020108 …
 

12h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Tens of thousands protest against Hong Kong leader http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201301020106 …
 

12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
http://www.presstv.ir/  #Palestinians carry an injured man during #clashes with #Israeli forces in the West Bank v http://twitpic.com/brs5zq 
 
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12h Press TV ‏@PressTV
http://www.presstv.ir/  A #Pakistani mother tends to her young son suffering from #measles at a Red Cross hospital http://twitpic.com/brs5sx 
 
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12h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Equity markets are dying http://on.mktw.net/TGsQSo 
 

13h BBC News US ‏@BBCNewsUS
Attempts to rescue #Shell oil rig grounded off #Alaska delayed by high seas & strong winds http://bbc.in/UENdAD 
 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Controversial Salafi leader announces 'homeland' electoral alliance http://dlvr.it/2kbG2W 
 

13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Israeli settlers have stormed a village in the north of the occupied West Bank and uprooted around 200 olive... http://fb.me/2FaWSCunU 
 
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13h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#VIDEO: People in Thailand can trade recyclable bottles, cans and paper for food in a new scheme to help the poorest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5tWIMUOqoY …
 
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13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Two Jordanian peacekeepers freed in #Darfur after 136 days: UNAMID
 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Indian court weighs suspending lawmakers charged with sexual assault crimes: http://apne.ws/Vv7s4C  -BW
 

13h PaulaSlier_RT ‏@PaulaSlier_RT
More clashes between #Palestinians and #Israeli settlers in Esh Kodesh outpost in #WestBank
 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

13h The Star ‏@staronline
Ex-cop acquitted and discharged of robbery charge http://dlvr.it/2kZd43 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Analysis: Six months on, Monti's labor reform has changed little http://reut.rs/UEHTgz 
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Syrian rebels attack air base in northern province of Idlib http://wapo.st/10MDFYw 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
CAR rebels say to join peace talks, halt advance http://reut.rs/Wk0LyV 
 

14h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Central African Republic rebels may propose a political transition which excludes President François Bozizé, spokesman says - @Reuters
 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

14h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Palestinian spokesmen promise to shake up violent complacency with which #Israel continues to exert control http://htz.li/W0mfA1 
 

14h The Star ‏@staronline
43 suspected illegals detained in Semporna waters http://dlvr.it/2kZD6t 
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
A decade after C. African Republic president seized power he now faces rebel threat of his own http://wapo.st/TGnZ3H 
 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Deaths and injuries reported in the #Damascus suburb of Moadamiah AlSham following the shelling of two bakeries: activists
 

14h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Election laws top Islamist legislative agenda http://dlvr.it/2kZ1HD 
 

14h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Egypt’s foreign policy won’t change, but leadership being put to test http://dlvr.it/2kZ1F0 
 

14h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Afghan kills wife as she visits him in prison, accusing her of being unfaithful after he killed members of her family: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/afghan-inmate-kills-wife-during-prison-visit-081805451.html …
 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Five people, including a child, die in a fire in #Paris http://bbc.in/UECrdI 
 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Markets rise in Europe http://bbc.in/133topB  & http://bbc.in/133topD  after #fiscalcliff deal reached in US
 

14h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Despite deal avoiding fiscal cliff, taxes to increase for vast majority of American households: http://apne.ws/UjQ2Vg  -BW
 

14h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Govt Site Hacked, Culprit Says He’s Terror Target No. 1 http://jglo.be/2DVC 
 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Bashir agrees to summit with South #Sudan http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/02/258258.html …
 

15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

15h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Europe Stoxx 600 Index up 1.3% at open after U.S. budget deal http://on.mktw.net/Uliw2i 
 

15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

16h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
More residents refuse nuclear benefits after Fukushima disaster http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201301020092 …
 

16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

16h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
#Venezuela President Hugo #Chavez in "delicate & complex situation" after cancer surgery, says deputy http://bbc.in/133n4yr 
 

16h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Hong Kong protesters demand Chief Executive Leung step down on credibility loss | http://bloom.bg/WhZ4SE 
 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Activist urges the public to visit Chinese Nobel winner's wife under house arrest: http://apne.ws/ZTsAG3  -BW
 

16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

16h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Minister calls for #DelhiGangRape victim to be identified so new law can be named after her http://bbc.in/UEfHKI 
 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Police urge halt to logging activities in Pahang during flood season http://dlvr.it/2kXzsc 
 

17h Sanjoy Majumder ‏@BBCSanjoyM
#DelhiGangRape #delhiprotest Women march on the streets on Wednesday pic.twitter.com/BvdI2qgW
 
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16h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
#Indonesia November Trade Deficit Narrows, Exports Still Soft http://jglo.be/2DT3 
 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Taliban likens U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan to its defeat in Vietnam War: http://apne.ws/UHmHYc  -BW
 

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Dollar, yen drop sharply on fiscal-cliff deal http://on.mktw.net/TGaBwu 
 

16h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
 

17h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Syria’s main foreign-backed opposition group has called on the international community to provide more weapons to... http://fb.me/1PzH47MMN 
 

17h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Portuguese budget sent to court http://bbc.in/133czuZ 
 

17h  ‏
latimes: Breaking: Los Angeles police: Man dies after being struck by a car after photographing Justin Bieber's Ferrari http://lat.ms/ZThhO4 

17h  ‏
staronline: Floods: Situation in Terengganu improves, no change in Kelantan http://dlvr.it/2kXFdJ 

17h  ‏
Yahoo! News: 1 Indian gang rape suspect may be juvenile http://yhoo.it/Z837Hy 

17h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #Syrian soldiers, general defect to #Turkey amid fighting http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/02/258224.html …

17h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Kenyan Airways flight makes emergency landing in Sudan: witnesses: A Kenyan Airways plane with 56 pass... http://bit.ly/Vz89GW 

17h  ‏
@DailyStarLeb: Sharp drop in North Korea refugees to South: The number of North Korean refugees fleeing to the South... http://bit.ly/Vz87yF 

17h  ‏
DailyStarLeb: Delhi gang-rapists tried to run over victim: reports: A gang of rapists who assaulted and murdered a w... http://bit.ly/10LWHyi 

18h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Political brinksmanship still threatens U.S. economy: Lawmakers manage to avoid driving the U.S. over the so-cal... http://bit.ly/U7QMSs 
 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
India conducts bone test to confirm age of young suspect in gang rape http://wapo.st/10LOEBG 
 

18h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Japan sees largest population drop in more than a century http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201301020044 …
 

18h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
House GOP leaders scrap vote on disaster aid bill for states hit by Hurricane Sandy - @politico http://politi.co/TFYLCz 
 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
After fiscal win, Obama warns Congress on debt fight http://reut.rs/WjyKYm 
 

19h The White House ‏@whitehouse
President Obama: "I will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2% of Americans...while preventing a middle-class tax hike"
 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Police arrest suspect in shooting of British tourist at New Year’s beach party on Thai island http://wapo.st/10LJkOM 
 

19h  ‏
BBCWorld: Chavez 'conscious' says his deputy http://bbc.in/1335XNc 

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Obama: 'Fiscal cliff' deal follows principle that deficit needs to be cut in a balanced way. -BW
 

19h  ‏
AP: BREAKING: Obama to depart Washington late Tuesday night and return to Hawaii for vacation. -BW

19h  ‏
AP: BREAKING: Obama: Effort to change tax code too skewed toward wealthy achieved with 'fiscal cliff' deal. -BW

19h  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: Obama says will not have another debate with Congress over debt ceiling

19h  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: Obama says very open to compromise on budget issues

19h  ‏
BBCWorld: President #Obama says #fiscalcliff deal is only one step in effort to strengthen US economy http://bbc.in/1337Mtw 

19h  ‏
ReutersPolitics: Live coverage: President Obama's statement following "fiscal cliff" bill passage expected in moments http://bit.ly/XpLNN3 

19h  ‏

19h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
U.S. House passes budget bill, averts most tax increases | http://bloom.bg/RslbJ0 
 

19h  ‏
AP: BREAKING: Congress sends Obama bill to avoid 'fiscal cliff' -BW

19h  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: Bill to avert fiscal cliff wins passage in the House of Representatives; Obama expected to sign into law promptly

19h  ‏
ZeeNews: China expels NYT journo for exposing Jiabao's family http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/china-expels-nyt-journo-for-exposing-jiabaos-family_820197.html …

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
MORE: Congress passed the bill to avoid major tax increases and government spending cuts 257 to 167: http://apne.ws/TFSUx4  -BW
 

19h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

19h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Chavez aware his condition complicated: Vice President http://reut.rs/UCWd9s 
 

19h  ‏
BloombergNews: Singapore GDP expans more than economists estimated, avoids recession | http://bloom.bg/UGPcFI 

19h  ‏
haaretzcom: Israel bars Westerners living in West Bank from entering #Israel, East #Jerusalem http://htz.li/VhG0oz 

19h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Five Dead, Nine Injured in Maluku Village Clash http://jglo.be/2DPQ 

19h  ‏
BBCWorld: China factories see steady growth http://bbc.in/132XWb5 

20h  ‏
BreakingNews: Coast Guard: Shell drilling rig aground off island in Gulf of Alaska appears to be intact - adndotcom http://bit.ly/TvpgvN 

20h  ‏
RT_com: 13 Farc militants killed in Colombian air raid http://on.rt.com/0olupg 

20h  ‏
Reuters: "Fiscal cliff" bill sails through House test vote http://reut.rs/UCHhs0 

20h  ‏
WSJ: The CDC estimates cigarette smoking, including the effects of secondhand smoke, causes 1 in 5 deaths in the U.S. http://on.wsj.com/ZPUIdf 

20h  ‏
AP: Asian stocks jump as U.S. Congress looks close to approving emergency 'fiscal cliff' legislation: http://apne.ws/Wjsq2R  -BW

20h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Singapore growth beats estimates http://bbc.in/UCVIwb 
 

20h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Asian stocks kick off 2013 in upbeat fashion http://on.mktw.net/10LuXtQ 
 

22h  ‏
MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise in post-holiday return, with Hang Seng Index up 1% http://on.mktw.net/Xg48gu 

22h  ‏
BreakingNews: Shell plans to put workers on board grounded drilling rig in Gulf of Alaska to assess damage - adndotcom http://bit.ly/131A6N1 

22h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: House Republicans abandon demands for changes in Senate's fiscal cliff bill: http://apne.ws/Xg2AmF  -MS
 

22h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: Sudan and South Sudan Leaders Agree to Meet http://nyti.ms/WjcFcs 

22h  ‏
staronline: Motorcycle bomb kills four in Pakistan's Karachi http://dlvr.it/2kVXsP 

22h  ‏
staronline: Official: Syrian troops, general defect to Turkey http://dlvr.it/2kVXsV 

22h  ‏
BreakingNews: House to vote only on Senate/WH 'fiscal cliff' plan. Attempts to add spending cuts not happening tonight - @KellyO

22h  ‏
MarketWatch: House reportedly to vote on Senate-passed fiscal-cliff deal Tuesday night http://on.mktw.net/Xg0KSN 

22h  ‏
ZeeNews: Illegal mining to be curbed with firm hand: Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh http://zeenews.india.com/news/himachal-pradesh/illegal-mining-to-be-curbed-with-firm-hand-himachal-cm_820192.html …

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