Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 23rd of February 2013



37 mins Haaretz.com
@haaretzcom
#Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike given 8 month sentence http://htz.li/15Fizwd 
 

1 hr Reuters Top News @Reuters
Governors press for alternative to impending spending cuts http://reut.rs/Wb3TDv 
 

2 hrs Jenna Fryer @JennaFryer
Appears Larson hit the crossover gate, the weakest part of the fence. We've seen bad things in the past from those areas. #NASCAR
 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Runaway teen just glad to be home again - Nation | The Star Online http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=%2F2013%2F2%2F24%2Fnation%2F12753297&sec=nation#.USlcB5YuggA.twitter …
 

2 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Cyprus votes for president as clock ticks on bailout deal http://reut.rs/WaZQHd 
 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Malaysian pilot jailed for smuggling drugs in Australia - Nation | The Star Online http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=%2F2013%2F2%2F24%2Fnation%2F12753303&sec=nation#.USlbpDrkZ-0.twitter …
 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Flash floods no fault of ours, says Litrak - Nation | The Star Online http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=%2F2013%2F2%2F24%2Fnation%2F12753642&sec=nation#.USlbWkJyZcw.twitter …
 

2 hrs The Associated Press @AP
MORE ON DAYTONA CRASH: At least 28 NASCAR fans injured at wreck at end of Nationwide race: http://apne.ws/X3TOVP  -RJJ
 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Italians head to polls in crucial vote for euro zone http://dlvr.it/307pcp 
 

3 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
#Colombia president Juan Manuel Santos threatens to end peace talks with FARC http://bit.ly/YMjuFN 
 

3 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Reports say 15 injured after NASCAR wreck - @ESPNNASCAR, @cfnews13 http://bit.ly/13AeZ2J 
 

3 hrs The Star @staronline
Pistorius says 'thanks for prayers' tweet is fake http://dlvr.it/307Pmw 
 

3 hrs The Star @staronline
India tech tycoon donates $2.3 bn to charity http://dlvr.it/307Pml 
 

4 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Gunmen return suspect after daring #hospital #raid in north #Lebanon| News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/Feb-24/207681-gunmen-return-suspect-after-daring-hospital-raid.ashx …
 

4 hrs Benjamin Pimentel @benpimentel
Web developer finds serious flaw in Facebook network. Facebook says, 'Thanks,' offers reward. http://on.mktw.net/XqUwhc  $fb @MarketWatch
 

4 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
#Ecuador president Rafael Correa vows to push large-scale mining despite opposition from some indigenous groups http://bit.ly/XM8rxg 
 

4 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
"Little Crappy Ships" costing billions a year as Navy derides expense | http://bloom.bg/Zjw7ZL 
 

4 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
German right mulls expaning rights of gay couples http://bit.ly/YMb0hS 
 

4 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Update: At least 6 fans sustained injuries in wreck at conclusion of NASCAR Nationwide race at Daytona - @YahooSports http://yhoo.it/YtqENg 
 

4 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
At least 10 cars in wreck at Daytona involving car of Kyle Larson http://reut.rs/ZqK9Jn 
 

4 hrs The Star @staronline
Replacement policy backfires for France http://dlvr.it/3070xH 
 

5 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Kurdish militant leader signals Turkish prisoners may be freed http://reut.rs/WaJCOl 
 

5 hrs Scott Bixby @ScottBix
From Pistorius to Woods, Nike's endorsed athletes who tarnish their images; how has the company stayed so clean? http://bloom.bg/15EHJuO 
 

5 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
France overtakes the United States in placing women on the boards of the world’s 200 largest companies http://bit.ly/YlLoIZ 
 

5 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Giant goldfish could threaten ecology of Lake Tahoe on Calif.-Nev. border, biologists say: http://apne.ws/X3o8S1  -RJJ
 

6 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#Iraq is losing $27 million a day due to budget delay: official http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267953.html …
 

6 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Egypt opposition leader calls for boycott of parliamentary elections, but his movement divided: http://apne.ws/122cXNI  -CJ
 
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6 hrs Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Riots erupt after 30-year-old #Palestinian prisoner dies of a heart attack while incarcerated in #Israeli jail http://htz.li/X3nNNQ 
 

6 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
‘A scandalous act’: Egypt arrests #naked students for doing the #HarlemShake http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267913.html …
 

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Austrian Yemen hostage appeals for ransom in video http://dlvr.it/306KWB 
 

6 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Syria border gunfire kills nephew of ex-MP: report: Gunfire from the Syrian side of the border with Lebanon cl... http://bit.ly/X3j8LP 
 

6 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Arab militia kills 50 in Sudan’s Darfur: residents http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267949.html …
 

7 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Spaniards furious at corruption scandals in the financial crisis form a "Citizen tide" of protests http://f24.my/YluJoM 
 

7 hrs The Star @staronline
Wales overwhelm Italy in torrential rain http://dlvr.it/3066Nm 
 

10 hrs Ole Solvang @OleSolvang
Bodies are still under the rubble. 3 found during our 30 min visit. Casualty # still unclear. #Aleppo #Syria @hrw pic.twitter.com/gaT7COpRT3
 
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Yahoo! News: Italian marines held in India return home to vote http://yhoo.it/13zriMA 

7 hrs The Star @staronline
More fighting erupts in Sudan's Darfur region http://dlvr.it/3064JM 
 

7 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Google is working on launching retail stores which would likely sell its branded devices: http://on.wsj.com/ZxYAiy 
 

Feb 23 Jim Murphy @jimmurphySF
#Syria: Widespread torture and chilling reports of deaths in detention continue http://bit.ly/159WR2f 
 

7 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Oregon hunter found not guilty in shooting death of man he mistook for a bear: http://apne.ws/13zmzKY  -CJ
 

7 hrs Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Report: Nine #Palestinians wounded in West Bank clashes with settlers, #IDF says Jewish settler shot live rounds http://htz.li/YtctI0 
 

8 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Britain clings to austerity despite AAA rating loss http://bit.ly/13doSaJ 
 

8 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Iran claims it captured a foreign drone during military exercise: http://apne.ws/13zj0V5  -CJ
 

8 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Afghan cabinet gives preliminary approval to delayed mining law http://reut.rs/Wav0OZ 
 

8 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
UK downgrade pressures reluctant Osborne to change course http://reut.rs/15EcTmi 
 

8 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Egypt parliament election start moved to April 22 http://reut.rs/W9aqhU 
 

50 mins  
Yahoo! News: Conservative set to win Cyprus presidency http://yhoo.it/13zduSb 

51 mins  
Yahoo! News: Kurdish leader calls talks 'historic step' http://yhoo.it/X33zDS 

8 hrs Human Rights Watch @hrw
#Iran: Detainees accused of killing Iranian scientists deprived of fair trial rights http://bit.ly/WasWqj 
 

8 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Turkmenistan to plant three million trees http://bit.ly/X39kTE 
 

8 hrs Press TV @PressTV
 

8 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Brotherhood leader calls on Shura Council to discuss torture http://dlvr.it/305TdJ 
 

8 hrs RT @RT_com
China admits pollution has caused 'cancer villages' http://bit.ly/WhTBfr 
 

8 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#Palestinian prisoner dies in #Israel jail after 100 are wounded in clashes http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267937.html … pic.twitter.com/0Z2Zh8m57U
 
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8 hrs New York Times World @nytimesworld
Italy Set to Vote for a New Parliament http://nyti.ms/13z8Ofb 
 

8 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
Delhi gang-rape: Hold police accountable for such crimes, says Usha Mehra - http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/delhi-gang-rape-hold-police-accountable-for-such-crimes-says-usha-mehra_831132.html …
 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
France warns of kidnappings, attack risk in Benin http://dlvr.it/305K40 
 

11 hrs Edward Wong @comradewong
Here's @aiww on rumors of Bo Xilai's chest-length beard: "It grows at the same speed as Comrade Wen's family fortune."
 

9 hrs The Star @staronline
Maldives ex-president leaves Indian embassy refuge http://dlvr.it/305B8X 
 

9 hrs The Star @staronline
European Parliament Deputy President injured in car crash http://dlvr.it/305B7z 
 

9 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Kuwait has the lowest gas prices in the world at $0.81 per gallon; how does that stack against your pump? http://bloom.bg/YdgZMC 
 

9 hrs Susan Njanji @SusanNjanji
 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Tunisians hit the streets once again trying to bring down the government #Tunis #violence http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267932.html …
 

9 hrs The Star @staronline
Pistorius must live with his conscience - slain girlfriend's father http://dlvr.it/3055Jj 
 

9 hrs The Associated Press @AP
UPDATE: Authorities say report of gunman wearing body armor on MIT campus in Mass. was a hoax: http://apne.ws/1220s4s  -CJ
 

9 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Tunisian secularists protest against new Islamist PM http://reut.rs/Zq9x1I 
 

9 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Third straight weekend storm heads towards New England http://reut.rs/ZoEdR8 
 

10 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
British man drowns while swimming off the coast of Egypt's Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh, local police say http://bbc.in/YLlMVL 
 

10 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
#HyderabadBlasts: Two suspicious men held from Indo-Nepal border at Raxaul - http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/hyderabad-blasts-two-suspicious-men-held-from-indo-nepal-border-at-raxaul_831112.html …
 

2 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Mali radicals recruited child soldiers at schools http://yhoo.it/XKNHG7 

10 hrs The Star @staronline
Chadians attack Islamists' Mali mountain hideout http://dlvr.it/304Lh2 
 

10 hrs BBC Africa @BBCAfrica
Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has urged Kenyans to ensure the country does not see a return to violence in the upcoming elections
 

11 hrs The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: After search, police in Mass. say reports of gunman on MIT campus are unfounded.
 

11 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
VIDEO: Two deaths in Australia flooding http://bbc.in/15DKXyT 
 

11 hrs Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Six #Palestinians wounded in #WestBank clashes with #Jewish #settlers, reports say http://htz.li/X2URHg 
 

11 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Qandil: Govt ready to respond to Port Said protest demands http://dlvr.it/303t3R 
 

11 hrs Press TV @PressTV
'Iran installs 180 new centrifuges at #Natanz facility' http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/02/23/290433/iran-installs-180-new-centrifuges/ …
 

11 hrs The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: MIT campus outside Boston on lockdown following reports of armed gunman: http://apne.ws/13ypNy9  -CJ
 

12 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Cambridge, Mass., police search building where gunman is reported on MIT campus with negative results - @CambridgePolice
 

12 hrs The Star @staronline
Italy urges high turnout in critical election for euro zone http://dlvr.it/303kKg 
 

12 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Four arrested in Egypt for 'Harlem Shake': Egyptian police say they have arrested four students who filmed the... http://bit.ly/131mGTU 
 

12 hrs The Star @staronline
Football: Ghana defender Paintsil arrested after wife attacked – police http://dlvr.it/303fn3 
 

12 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Person with a 'long rifle and body armor' reported at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, police say - @MITnews http://bit.ly/YsPEUT 
 

12 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
 

11 hrs  
Yahoo! News: AP PHOTOS: Portraits of Pakistani Taliban victims http://yhoo.it/XKk3Rh 

11 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Iran selects 16 sites suitable for nuclear plants http://yhoo.it/YlF9qj 

13 hrs The Star @staronline
Pistorius spends time with family on first day of bail http://dlvr.it/3036XS 
 

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

13 hrs Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Nearly half of Tohoku disaster debris disposed of http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/recovery/AJ201302230059 …
 

13 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Clashes between Yemeni police and militants in Al-Malka area in Hadhramaut: correspondent
 

13 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Battle for Syria's Aleppo airport intensifies as Assad regime tries to reverse rebel gains: http://apne.ws/XKfari  -CJ
 

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

13 hrs BBC News (UK) @BBCNews
Investigation launched following death of British girl Poonam Bhattal during a school skiing trip in Italy http://bbc.in/15Dwu5X 
 

13 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Tahrir Square remains closed after Friday protests http://dlvr.it/302l1W 
 

14 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 79 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire, mostly in #Aleppo: Syrian Network for Human Rights
 

14 hrs Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Japan, China discuss cooperation to fight air pollution - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201302230054 …
 

14 hrs BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
"Beef Lasagne" containing #horsemeat found for first time in Italy - 6 tonnes of mincemeat seized near Bologna, state news agency reports
 

14 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
BREAKING: Labor rights activist Fatma Ramadan: Police arrest 27 workers from businessman Farag Amr’s “Faragello" factories. #Egypt
 

14 hrs RT @RT_com
5.8-magnitude earthquake hits Solomon Islands http://bit.ly/X2ESc5 
 

14 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
 

14 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Mursi agrees to modify dates of elections after #Christian lawmakers' request http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-23/207637-egypt-mulls-election-date-change-after-copts-object.ashx …
 

14 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Egypt president will modify parliament election dates: speaker http://reut.rs/W9aqhU 
 

14 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
 

14 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Iran announces uranium discovery days before nuclear talks http://reut.rs/Zpwfar 
 

14 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 55 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire, mostly in #Aleppo: Syrian Network for Human Rights
 

15 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

15 hrs The Associated Press @AP
North Korea warns top US commander in South Korea over upcoming military drills: http://apne.ws/VXevGm  -RAS
 

15 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
#HyderabadBlasts: Surveillance in vulnerable areas has been intensified, says Police Commissioner
 

15 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
After outcry from Copts, Morsy may change election dates due to their coinciding with Coptic Christian holidays http://ow.ly/hYMNX 
 

15 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

12 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Syria activists say battle for airport intensifies http://yhoo.it/UTEyfN 

15 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Spanish king's son-in-law makes second appearance in court over suspected fraudulent deals: http://apne.ws/WgUp49  -RAS
 

16 hrs RT @RT_com
Thirteen Chadian soldiers, 65 rebels killed in Mali clashes http://bit.ly/Zz79tm 
 

16 hrs The Star @staronline
Spain king's son-in-law back in court in graft scandal http://dlvr.it/301FWH 
 

13 hrs  
Yahoo! News: UK credit downgrade provokes call for change http://yhoo.it/130D9HU 

13 hrs  
Yahoo! News: India's secret executions raise concerns http://yhoo.it/VXfYwm 

16 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

16 hrs RT @RT_com
America’s most contaminated: Radioactive waste leaks into northwestern river http://bit.ly/YMHJlU 
 

16 hrs The Associated Press @AP
AP Glance: GOP bills passed last year aimed to offset automatic spending cuts: http://apne.ws/VCO9Xk  -RAS
 

16 hrs BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
"Gossip" and "calumny" - #Vatican's chief spokesperson criticises media for reporting "misinformation" about Church http://bbc.in/15Dcmky 
 

16 hrs The Star @staronline
Cops raid karaoke, rescue 23 scantily-clad Vietnamese women http://dlvr.it/30149K 
 

16 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

16 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
#Egypt imported 140,000 teargas canisters from the United States at a cost of LE17 million http://ow.ly/hYJbh 
 

17 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Egypt opposition politician @ElBaradei calls for boycott of parliamentary elections
 

17 hrs The Star @staronline
Ten wounded in clashes between Yemen government and separatists http://dlvr.it/300mGh 
 

17 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
France's Hollande urges compulsory labeling amid horsemeat scandal http://reut.rs/W9yGjZ 
 

17 hrs The Associated Press @AP
As automatic budget cuts loom, nation's governors urge federal officials to take action: http://apne.ws/121hnEj  -RAS
 

17 hrs RT @RT_com
Syrian opposition turns down talks in protest over Aleppo attack http://bit.ly/YNsYPM 
 

17 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
California search for victims of "speed freak" killers grows cold http://reut.rs/Zpejwv 
 

17 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#US and #Iran unite in bid to keep wrestling in #Olympics http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/23/267859.html … pic.twitter.com/f0j2vrjLKv
 
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17 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Bumi Resources Rating Cut By Moody’s, Shares Fall http://bit.ly/XrufiJ 
 

17 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews
Russians believe meteor strike could have been UFO or God's message -http://zeenews.india.com/news/space/russians-believe-meteor-strike-could-have-been-ufo-or-god-s-message_831028.html … #meteor
 

18 hrs Press TV @PressTV
 

18 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

18 hrs RT @RT_com
Floods sweep through Greece and Italy, 1 dead http://bit.ly/WgRxo1 
 

18 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

18 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Pa. girl fights archdiocese for the right to keep playing church-sponsored youth football: http://apne.ws/15ato8p  -RAS
 

18 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Anas Resigns as Democratic Party Chair, Warns 'This is the Beginning of Something Very Big' http://bit.ly/YssY73 
 

18 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

18 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

18 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

19 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

19 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 


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