Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 5th of February 2013

29m The Associated Press
Two Great Lakes hit lowest water level on record: http://apne.ws/Y8SvTc  -AB

44m Zee News @ZeeNews

48m Reuters Top News @Reuters
U.S. urges lifting of U.N. arms embargo on Somalia: envoys http://reut.rs/XLwZFl 

52m Reuters Top News @Reuters
Undersea earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes southeast of Solomon Islands: USGS #Breaking

56m Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Salafis denounce arrest of Ahmadinejad protesters http://dlvr.it/2vW1Bc 

1h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Japan's Nikkei Average opens 1.7% up at 11,236.70

1h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Several hundred Islamist militants killed over past month in #Mali, French defence minister says http://bbc.in/11IfImf 

1h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Japan stocks roar higher at open, with Toyota bid-only; Nikkei Average up 1.7% http://on.mktw.net/XLwV8u 

1h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Russian prison wardens throw party to celebrate gulag, Stalin’s infamous labor camp system http://wapo.st/TFrU3f 

3h NYTimes Lede Blog @thelede
Ahmadinejad Attacked With Shoe in Cairo http://nyti.ms/14Cvcqy 

2h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Military: 2 soldiers guarding Indian vessel in Nigeria’s oil delta killed in shootout http://wapo.st/TEXgah 

2h The Associated Press @AP
Terrorists with Western links pose a growing threat: http://apne.ws/VRTFUU  -AB

Yahoo! news: US, China top diplomats discuss NKorea http://yhoo.it/11QNZLu 

2h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
New York is the 27th most expensive city out of 131 cities world-wide. But it's still a relative bargain: http://on.wsj.com/Y8pmHT 

3h The Star @staronline
Vatican official thanks media for uncovering Church abuse http://dlvr.it/2vTvTF 

3h Reuters Top News @Reuters
French troops to begin withdrawing from Mali in March, foreign minister says. #BREAKING

3h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
FLASH: Hewlett-Packard board said to be mulling a break-up: @quartznews

3h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Breaking: Zynga shares are up 7% after hours after the company reported earnings that beat Wall Street's forecast. http://on.wsj.com/UuSMEL 

3h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Disney Q1 profit 77c a share vs 80c a share

4h RT America @RT_America
Arkansas House passes toughest abortion law in US http://on.rt.com/2slag0 

3h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
EARNINGS: Disney 1Q adjusted EPS $0.79, higher than estimated $0.77

4h Emily Chang @emilychangtv
Zynga Q4 monthly active users up 24% to 298 million, daily active users up 3% to 56 million

4h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Zynga shares rise 5% as social-game firm's revenue beats expectations http://on.mktw.net/14PZpmO 

4h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. stocks close higher as tech fuels advance; Dow ends up 98 points http://on.mktw.net/14PXz5q 

4h Reuters Tech @ReutersTech
Zynga Q4 revenue fell 2 percent to $311.2 million. $ZNGA

4h Reuters Tech @ReutersTech
BlackBerry eyes future beyond its new line of devices http://reut.rs/Xg1Aea 

4h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Breaking: Pinterest is in talks for a new round of funding that would value the site at $2 billion to $2.5 billi... http://on.wsj.com/WOXkBc 

4h The Associated Press @AP
AP sources say the Pentagon is poised to extend some benefits to same-sex partners of military members: http://apne.ws/WMVWCj  -AB

4h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Cabinet to mull harsher sex assault penalties http://dlvr.it/2vT6p2 

4h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Dozens protest unemployment in South Sinai http://dlvr.it/2vT6nV 

4h Steven Russolillo @srussolillo
Dow 14000: We could be here a while. This chart says it all - http://on.wsj.com/XKK7dG  via @marketbeat @WSJ

4h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Crowd-funded #Ouya videogame console is gearing up for a US debut http://yhoo.it/YRxjHo 

5h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
#Israel's north gets its third #IronDome anti-rocket battery http://htz.li/14Cf6Ny 

5h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Democratic lawmakers seek to decriminalize, tax marijuana http://reut.rs/11QSwO1 

5h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Bombing of tea house kills at least 3 in northern Afghanistan http://wapo.st/TDCx6M 

5h Reuters Politics @ReutersPolitics
NOW LIVE: Lawmakers introduce gun control legislation http://reut.rs/PoliticsLive 

3h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Egypt's Prime Minister says ‘unclean breasts’ can cause diarrhoea http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/05/264586.html … #alarabiya #Egypt #Qandil

5h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Apparently, the #Egyptian PM had a conversation with his cabinet about boobs, here is what he had to say http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/05/264586.html …

5h Breaking News @BreakingNews
US attorney: Cyclist Lance Armstrong will not be prosecuted for doping - @Reuters http://yhoo.it/WMKTZI 

6h RT @RT_com
Human rights abuses found in Mali as residents face malnutrition, lack of supplies http://on.rt.com/4ug4gz 

6h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Palestinian home demolished in East #Jerusalem http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/05/264609.html … #alarabiya #Palestine

6h The Star @staronline
Tuareg rebels say they occupy northeast Mali town http://dlvr.it/2vRx2B 

6h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Embattled Fiqqi hit by new corruption charges http://dlvr.it/2vRrkC 

6h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Serbia, Saudi Arabia establish diplomatic ties: Serbia has established diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia fo... http://bit.ly/WZiqj4 

7h The Star @staronline
Syrian opposition ponders course after leader offers talks http://dlvr.it/2vRZNt 

7h The Star @staronline
Georgia's new prime minister says Saakashvili era is over http://dlvr.it/2vRZND 

7h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Colombian official: 2 Germans held by rebels are tourists http://wapo.st/11QagZR 

7h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Congressional Budget Office projects U.S. unemployment rate at 8.0 percent in 2013, 7.6 percent in 2014

7h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Congressional Budget Office estimates fiscal year 2014 budget deficit at $616 billion or 3.7 percent of GDP

7h Reuters Top News @Reuters
CBO estimates fiscal year 2013 U.S. budget deficit at $845 billion or 5.3 percent of GDP after fiscal cliff tax hikes

7h The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Congressional Budget Office says 2013 budget deficit estimated at $845 billion. -KM

7h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Nour Party dissidents establish Watan Party http://dlvr.it/2vRVT9 

7h RT America @RT_America
Native American confronts 'anti-illegal immigration' protesters (VIDEO) http://on.rt.com/61rn9a 

7h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: A Syrian has attacked Ahmadinejad in front Al-Hussein mosque in Cairo: reports

8h RT America @RT_America
US sues S&P after triple-A downgrade - http://on.rt.com/0hxsu3 

7h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Iran's Ahmadinejad kissed and scolded in Egypt http://reut.rs/11Q4yHm 

8h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Egypt protester who died of wounds was tortured: security sources http://reut.rs/WYYOeU 

8h Post World News @PostWorldNews
16.6 percent of TB drugs in Africa and 10.1 percent in India lack the right active ingredients. http://wapo.st/VQ1k6g 

8h The Star @staronline
Turkish soldier guns down three colleagues http://dlvr.it/2vQlpY 

8h The Star @staronline
Azeri police arrest deputy head of opposition party over riots http://dlvr.it/2vQlqG 

8h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
BREAKING: Netherlands outlook cut to negative from stable by Fitch

8h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Attorney General Holder says U.S. seeks more than $5 billion from lawsuit against Standard & Poor's, WATCH LIVE: http://bit.ly/YT6gpW 

8h Zee News @ZeeNews

8h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

8h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Lebanon says it is ready to cooperate with Bulgaria over Hezbollah-linked attack targeting Israelis

8h Reuters Politics @ReutersPolitics
Obama to propose short term package to put off spending cuts http://reut.rs/UtuDhV 

8h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Madagascar's crunch presidential elections delayed by more than two months: http://bit.ly/Y7Vmfa 

8h Reuters Politics @ReutersPolitics
WATCH LIVE: Attorney General Eric Holder holds press conference to announce a major financial fraud enforcement action http://bit.ly/YT6gpW 

9h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

9h CIO Journal @CIOJournal
Microsoft Breathes Life Into America’s Dullest Tech Company http://on.wsj.com/UUY4r4 

23h NBC News @NBCNews
NBC News exclusive: Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans http://nbcnews.to/WqJSH9 

9h Reuters Top News @Reuters
S&P pledges to defend itself against Justice Department lawsuit http://reut.rs/14PiyWb 

9h Agence France-Presse @AFP
#UPDATE: Bulgaria says 2 people with Canadian and Australian passports linked to Hezbollah behind July bomb attack: http://bit.ly/Y7TOls 

9h BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
Irish PM apologises for conditions in #Magdalene laundries, workhouses where thousands of women were locked up from 1922 to 1996

9h The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
2) Flood Inundates Hundreds of Homes in Bekasi After Dike Collapse http://bit.ly/TCY0MZ 

9h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Defected pilot shells regime’s sites in Al-Safafiya, Salhab suburbs in Hama: Syrian activists

9h The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
7) Paper Giant APP Promises No Deforestation in Indonesia http://jglo.be/2M45 

9h The Star @staronline
Italy police make arrest in Pompeii investigation http://dlvr.it/2vPt4w 

9h The Star @staronline
Bahrain invites opposition to February 10 reconciliation talks http://dlvr.it/2vPt48 

9h New York Times World @nytimesworld
Chinese Blogger Thrives in Role of Muckraker http://nyti.ms/11PzGXy 

9h New York Times World @nytimesworld
WORLD: Trafficked Through Thailand http://nyti.ms/11PzFTe 

9h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

9h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Ahmadinejad says his visit to Cairo is the start of new ties

9h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

9h Breaking Politics @breakingpol
White House: Obama will ask Congress to pass smaller package of spending cuts, tax reforms to avoid 'sequester' for a few months - @Reuters

9h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Suicide bomber hits Iraq army checkpoint, three killed http://reut.rs/Y7Rk6w 

9h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Top #Egyptian scholar rejects "extension of #Shiite reach" in #Sunni countries: statement http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-05/205166-egyptian-scholar-rejects-extension-of-shiite-reach.ashx …

9h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Al-Azhar urges Ahmadinejad to given Sunni Iranians more rights

9h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

9h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Biggest trafficker of women in Israeli history finally exposed http://htz.li/YAmeGV 

9h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Dow industrials reclaim 14,000 level as index surges as much as 127 points http://on.mktw.net/XJDXL3 

10h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

10h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
U.S. stocks rise on positive earnings, news of Dell's privatization | http://bloom.bg/WY0WDS 

10h The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: U.S. service sector growth slows in January on drop in new orders, although hiring stronger. -MM

10h Jim Murphy @jimmurphySF
#M23 rebels and Congolese army soldiers raped scores of women, committed other war crimes in Goma http://bit.ly/VGCrgE 

10h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Saudi cleric sparks outrage after saying baby girls should be veiled to avoid sexual harassment: http://bit.ly/YAhr8l 

10h Breaking News @BreakingNews
Judge denies George Zimmerman's motion to delay trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin; trial will begin on June 10 - @nbcwashington

10h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. stocks add to gains; Dow up 117 points

10h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Report: Iran arrests another group of local journalists said linked to BBC http://wapo.st/TERO7l 

10h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

10h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Dozens in China's Liaoning province thought to have contracted hepatitis C from injections at clinic http://bbc.in/11Pblkq 

10h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. stocks open higher in rebound from prior day

10h BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
#Bulgaria says militant group #Hezbollah linked to 2012 Burgas bomb attack on Israeli tour bus that killed six people

10h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
BREAKING: Dell to be valued at $24.4 billion, $13.65 per share

10h Agence France-Presse @AFP
#BREAKING: Bulgaria says Hezbollah behind deadly July bus bomb attack

10h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Breaking: Dell agrees to be acquired by Michael Dell and Silver Lake http://wsj.com 

10h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
BREAKING: Dell deal to be financed by funds including $2 billion loan from Microsoft

10h The Associated Press @AP
Dell to be taken private by Michael Dell, partners in $24.4 billion leveraged buyout -KM

11h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
U.S. sues McGraw-Hill, S&P over debt ratings central to financial crisis | http://bloom.bg/11mRxKA 

11h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Iraq holds first hearing for detained French journalist: http://yhoo.it/Y7FedM  by @GDecamme

11h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Egypt foreign reserves drop by $1.4 bn in a month: Bank

11h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Report: Gunman fires at Danish anti-Islam writer, misses http://wapo.st/TEA5Nr 

11h Reuters Top News @Reuters
MasterCard doubles dividend, to buy back $2 billion of shares http://reut.rs/Y7AXH8 

11h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

11h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
#NorthKorea could be planning more than one nuclear test, warns #SouthKorea's outgoing president http://bbc.in/11OWG8V 

11h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Syrian refugee women and children in Lebanon face domestic violence born of stress, deprivation and frustration: http://f24.my/TEeW5U 

11h The Star @staronline
Malaysia to implement prisoner transfer programme with Thailand http://dlvr.it/2vN9Ws 

11h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Google is quickly catching up to Apple in the smartphone app market | http://bloom.bg/11FKtbl 

11h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Israeli officer who attacked Bedouin civilian gets off with plea bargain http://htz.li/XJfUf2 

11h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

11h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Kellogg posts narrower loss http://reut.rs/XJdxcf 

12h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Security guard wounded after protester attempts self-immolation http://dlvr.it/2vMhJX 

12h Lucy Kafanov @LucyKafanov
Not in the headlines: The number of #Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest #Chinese rule in #Tibet had reached 99

11h Zee News @ZeeNews
Yet another #rape attempt in #Delhi, iron rod inserted into woman's mouth http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/yet-another-rape-attempt-in-delhi-iron-rod-inserted-into-woman-s-mouth_827199.html …

12h Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Search engine Baidu says profit up 36 percent http://ajw.asahi.com/article/economy/business/AJ201302050102 …

Yahoo! News: North Korea threatens "stronger" measures than nuclear test http://news.yahoo.com/north-korea-threatens-stronger-measures-nuclear-test-125645024--sector.html …

12h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Chadian troops secure last Islamist bastion of Kidal as global players meet on #Mali: http://bit.ly/XJ7OmC 

12h Zee News @ZeeNews

12h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkul Karman tells AFP her country is on the brink of collapse: http://bit.ly/TEbPeh 

12h The Associated Press @AP
US accuses Standard & Poor's of fraudulently issuing high ratings to risky mortgage bonds: http://apne.ws/Y7wYdI  - KM

12h The Star @staronline
Another member of “Amie” gang shot dead http://dlvr.it/2vMDgY 

12h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Kenya tracks Facebook, Twitter for election "hate speech" http://reut.rs/14ORW7F 

12h The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Microsoft, Huawei Team Up for Smartphone Push into #Africa http://jglo.be/2M5Z 

12h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

12h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Ghana extradites former Ivory Coast military chief: http://bit.ly/TEgHzZ 

12h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Obama to Kenya: Reject violence during March election, first vote since 2007 violence http://wapo.st/TE4lYA 

12h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Ahmadinejad and Morsi hold a 20-minute talk in Cairo, discuss Syrian civil war http://htz.li/WrAwef 

13h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

13h Agence France-Presse @AFP
"Uncontrollable high temperature" damaged battery of Boeing Dreamliner that was forced into emergency landing: http://f24.my/TE8Kef 

13h The Associated Press @AP
Son of slain Minneapolis business owner joins Obama, leads state's push for gun law changes: http://apne.ws/XIwpbb  - VW

13h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

13h The Star @staronline
Second party to quit crumbling Slovenia government http://dlvr.it/2vLVJj 

13h BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
French military: 1,800 troops from Chad - reinforcing French units - enter Kidal, last major rebel-held town in #Mali http://bbc.in/11FwQsJ 

13h Reuters Top News @Reuters
EU says new round of atom talks with Iran on February 26 http://reut.rs/XISpTw 

13h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

13h The Star @staronline
Nepali nabbed for alleged rape of 15-year-old missing girl http://dlvr.it/2vLGRp 

13h The Star @staronline
Floods hit Segamat again; 38 evacuated http://dlvr.it/2vLGST 

13h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Interior minister: French police detain 4 suspected of links to Islamist extremists abroad http://wapo.st/11NFtNg 

13h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

14h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

14h David Shukman @davidshukmanbbc
Counting how many #tigers are left: India and Nepal begin their first joint census http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21329015 …

14h Agence France-Presse @AFP
#PHOTO: Egyptian man weeps at funeral of two activists who died during recent unrest: http://on.fb.me/UUaU8K 

14h Press TV @PressTV
6 #Afghan civilians killed in US-led raid http://goo.gl/XOsi8 

14h The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: 2 Western officials say Australian is suspect in Bulgaria bus attack that killed 5 Israelis.

14h The Star @staronline
Japan protests to China after radar pointed at vessel http://dlvr.it/2vKXSd 

14h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
#Egypt's #Morsi greets #Ahmadinejad upon historic arrival of #Iranian head of state to #Cairo http://htz.li/11mIucG 

14h The Associated Press @AP
Obama aiming to put more diverse face on his administration as he prepares to announce new wave of jobs: http://apne.ws/YzDJae  - VW

14h New York Times World @nytimesworld
Ahmadinejad Ally Arrested as Fight With Family Grows http://nyti.ms/TDOmtx 

14h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

14h Press TV @PressTV
BREAKING: Date, venue set for #Iran-P5+1 talks http://goo.gl/lXLKN 

14h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Former #Iran prosecutor arrested, no reason given http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/05/264481.html …

14h The Associated Press @AP
Mogadishu court sentences alleged rape victim and Somali reporter to 1 year in prison each. http://apne.ws/UUgGaA  - VW

14h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Europe stocks recover; ARM Holdings rallies http://on.mktw.net/TDAdN1 

14h Post World News @PostWorldNews
South Africa police say 19 members from Congo’s M23 rebel group arrested, will face charges http://wapo.st/TDxcMT 

14h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

14h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

14h RT @RT_com
Australia warns: Stay away from washed up deadly chemical canisters http://on.rt.com/51sjgs 

15h The Star @staronline
Somalia's al Shabaab rebels back on Twitter after suspension http://dlvr.it/2vK2NV 

15h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

15h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa has offered to step down about 3 weeks before his term expires. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324445904578285362476840082.html …

15h Zee News @ZeeNews

15h The Associated Press @AP
US military lifts ban on Afghan airline blacklisted after drug smuggling allegations: http://apne.ws/YzmzcZ  - VW

16h Dana Khraiche @DLKhraiche
Head of Military Intelligence says the man whose arrest sparked clashes in Arsal was member of Jabhat al-Nusra #Lebanon

15h Press TV @PressTV
US 9th grader shoots self to death http://goo.gl/UqRCz 

15h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Europe stocks recoup after sharp sell off http://on.mktw.net/TDwYVZ 

15h Post World News @PostWorldNews
AP Interview: Morocco’s largest Islamist opposition movement warns of unrest without reform http://wapo.st/TDxaEv 

15h Agence France-Presse @AFP
BP says net profits more than halved in 2012 due in part to Gulf of Mexico oil spill: http://yhoo.it/UU6UFg 

15h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

15h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

15h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Ahmadinejad in Cairo for first visit by Iranian president since 1979:AFP

15h Post World News @PostWorldNews
4 fruit merchants killed in Thailand’s restive south http://wapo.st/VFW8VR 

MarketWatch: Dollar pulls higher as euro worries return http://on.mktw.net/VG8tcx 

DailyStarLeb: RimaSAboulmona: #Sidon firefighters use fire trucks to block access to #Nejmeh Square http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/Feb-05/205074-sidon-firefighters-block-main-square-over-wage-dem.ashx …

Reuters: BP fourth-quarter profit beats forecast as oil spill trial looms http://reut.rs/XIcgSC 

15h Zee News @ZeeNews

Yahoo! News: France: 4 detained suspected of extremist links http://yhoo.it/VOGofZ 

DailyStarLeb: #SouthAfrica #police arrest alleged #M23 #Congolese #rebels http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/Feb-05/205097-south-africa-police-arrest-alleged-m23-rebels.ashx …

16h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

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