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Jan 2, 2012

LATEST World News, Jan 02, 2012

World's Woes Leave Lasting Scars
Wall Street Journal
This dour demeanor comes after a year where many investors learned they had underestimated just how volatile and unpredictable life would be as the world's major developed economies contend with a mountain of debt. As the new year starts, ...
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Wall Street Journal
Happy New Year to the soccer world
Washington Post (blog)
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Iranian currency slides under latest US sanctions
Washington Post
Iran's central bank had said Sunday that the United States had become the laughingstock of the entire world after President Obama signed the latest round of sanctions aimed at Iran's central bank, the Islamic republic's key axis for oil transactions. ...
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Alltopics.com Offers Latest News Flashes from Japan
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Japan.alltopics.com has recently become the part of the incredibly popular news resource website, and it's for all those interested in learning about whatever the Empire of the Rising Sun is creating, inventing, innovating or doing in the world market ...
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World's papers express hopes and fears for 2012
BBC News
In addition to events in Egypt, Yemen, Algeria and perhaps Jordan and Iraq, "all eyes are set on what will happen next in Syria", the paper says. Syria's government-owned Al-Thawrah says people across the country "look forward to a new year full of ...
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BBC News
The Global Note – New Year's Edition: What To Watch For In 2012
ABC News (blog)
That's what we all thought a year ago – when the leaders in question were Mubarak and Gadhafi. True reform in Russia – or a well-managed succession – would be good news for the US and the rest of the world. A messy or violent transition could of course ...
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CES 2012: 5 Trends To Watch
PCWorld
That may be about to change at CES 2012, as LG announced Monday it plans to show what it calls the world's largest OLED HDTV. LG's new TV has a 55-inch display, 0.16-inch depth, weighs 16.5 pounds, and promises a response time that is less than 0.0001 ...
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Banking heads towards reglobalisation in new guise
Financial Times
And most significantly of all, the world's biggest companies continue to expand the amount of business they generate outside their home markets. Take Walmart, which saw more than €400bn ($620bn) of revenue in its last full financial year. ...
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Latest blowup no surprise for often-mercurial Cousins
NBA.com
"It certainly was good self control that all he did was bring it back," Westphal said. "That was great. And when you watch the film, he's trying to go get a rebound, and you had Pau grabbing one arm and I think it was Matt Barnes or (Metta World Peace) ...
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Paramount Pictures Tops All Studios With the Biggest Box Office Gross in 2011 ...
Sacramento Bee
The studio, which released a total of 16 new releases domestically this year, placed first in the North American market share with $1.96 billion, while also amassing record grosses at the international box office with $3.21 billion. ...
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Haggagovic's latest adventure (I)
Egyptian Gazette
By Maryam Raafat - The Egyptian Gazette Cairo- While most of the world was preparing for Christmas, Egyptian adventurer and traveller Ahmed Haggag ('Haggagovic') was preparing for his latest adventure. Thumbs-up all around: Haggagovic with Russians ...
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International Gambling Conference New Zealand February 2012
Online-Casinos.com
Advertizing for the conference explains the world of gambling today. Across the worldgambling industries are changing and evolving, expanding into new markets and reaching new demographics. We are all seeking positive outcomes in this environment but ...
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Showing Luke Donald a little love in '12
ESPN
Get all the latest news, highlights and commentary about the world's most talked-about golfer on ESPN.com. Tiger Tracker Farrell Evans, ESPN.com senior golf writer: Judging by his past performances in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship -- three ...
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A New Year's Resolution for Every MLB Team
Bleacher Report
Simply put, Lincecum has been one of the top pitchers in all of baseball the past four years, winning consecutive Cy Young Awards as well as aWorld Series ring while posting 2.81 ERA. To not extend him would be a tremendous slap in the face to Giants ...
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Bleacher Report
Iowa caucuses: What excites voters in the Hawkeye State?
BBC News
Yes. But do we have growing school districts? Yes. Do we have an expanding medical centre? Yes. Are we building new businesses? Yes.All because of our immigrant growth here." But not everyone thinks immigration has been beneficial for this area. ...
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BBC News
Nation + world: White Sox trade Frasor back to Jays
Detroit Free Press
Jones signed with the Yankees last winter to provide a right-handed bat off the bench. He hit .247 with 13 homers and 33 RBIs in 222 plate appearances. A five-time All-Star, he played 39 games in left, 19 in right and 16 at designated hitter. ...
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Confessions Of A Mad Man: Adventures in Europe — Part I
PSFK
... of extracts from George Parker's new book, 'Confessions of a Mad Man.' One of the few surviving 'Mad Men,' George Parker has lived through more than forty decadent years in the world's second oldest profession. He's seen it all and done it all. ...
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TV is back to being new, and all we got was this How I Met Your Mother episode
A.V. Club
by Todd VanDerWerff January 2, 2012 Here's what's up in the world of TV for Monday, Jan. 2. All times are Eastern. How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 pm): Seemingly every network on television is bringing back at least one show tonight… except for all of ...
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A.V. Club
Skiers slide into the New Year
Views and News from Norway
PHOTO: Stian Broch/Ski VM They've seemed to pick up where they left off at the World Championships in Oslo last winter. Both Bjørgen and Northug ended up skiing away from all their rivals at the crucial moment in Oberstdorf in Germany on Sunday, ...
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Views and News from Norway
Difficult days
Airport World Online
International travel by the Japanese was going up before the quake, with February showing a 7.9% increase on the same month last year to 1.39 million, according to the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO). There was a 9.1% dip year-on-year in ...
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Airport World Online
Video
National Geographic
Shiny New Gold Rush - Over a hundred years after the gold rush, some prospectors still journey to Klondike Alaska to try their luck at gold mining. Anti-Pyramid Theft Device - How to secure the greatest burial site of all time. ...
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Many workers to benefit in 2012 from new Obama rules
People's World
But the union says the same new rule should be extended to cover cargo carrier pilots also. "For decades, ALPA fought for regulations based on modern science, application equally to all types of airline operations, including domestic, international and ...
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Tension, resentment could redefine US relations with Pakistan
msnbc.com (blog)
Though cross border attacks have occurred before, the reaction by Pakistan's establishment to this latest attack has been much more fierce than in years past -- a function, some analysts say, of the higher death toll, as well as the country's current ...
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msnbc.com (blog)
Mopar® Introduces Dodge Charger Redline Infused With New High Output 426 HEMI ...
Sacramento Bee
The Dodge Charger Redline vehicle with all three Mopar performance stage kits will debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120102/DE28184 )"Since the 1960s, the Mopar Brand has built a long ...
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All You Need To Jailbreak and Unlock Your iPhone 4S/4/3Gs iOS 5.0.1/5 ...
Blue MauMau
Finally some amazing news for all owners of iPhone 4S/4G/3Gs/3G carrier unlock has been released on the market today. This latest software it is the only application available that can jailbreak and unlocking the latest iOS 5.0-5.0.1. ...
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Journalism Needs Plenty of Tintins to Invigorate Field
Huffington Post
As I watched the latest Spielberg movie this week with my wide-eyed 7-year-old son, I could not help thinking that the brave new world of journalism, both virtual and real, still holds cosmic power for millions of young people. ...
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Beer Pong Goes High Tech: New Program Makes it Easier Than Ever To Participate ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
The ranking system, app and software program all contribute to a central database of NBPL teams and individuals to answer the question, “Who is truly the best in the worldat the sport of beer pong?” But you can't be counted if you don't sign up. ...
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2012: Here Comes the Apocalpyse (Again)
Huffington Post
If there's one thing that we can bank on in this New Year (and the solvency of banks isn't one of them), it's that we'll be subjected to a flood of stories speculating on whether Dec. 21, 2012 will bring about the end of the world. ...
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Browser Trends January 2012: Chrome 15 is NOT the World's Favorite Browser!
SitePoint
Last month's main story was Chrome overtaking Firefox to become the world's second favorite browser. Several technical sites also reported that, if you examine individual browser versions, Chrome 15 had overtaken IE8. That victory was short-lived. ...
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Memogate: Judicial Commission re-summons all parties for hearing ...
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Alltopics.com Offers Latest News Flashes from Japan | GrapeVine Trail
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Japan.alltopics.com has recently become the part of the incredibly popular newsresource website, and it's for all those interested in learning about whatever the Empire of the Rising Sun is creating, inventing, innovating or doing in the world ...
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All the world's a stage for am-dram's latest stars ... - The Bolton News
A NEW am-dram company has joined Bolton's thriving theatre circuit.
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All Black coach Henry knighted - Latest news around the world and ...
All Blacks coach Graham Henry, who guided New Zealand to their Rugby World Cup win in October, was rewarded Saturday with a knighthood in the ...
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Political impasse, economic situation hurts all in BiH | World News ...
Joblessness has forced people of all ages to turn to begging. ... Although a social strategy to combat poverty was adopted last year by the larger entity, the ...
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Samoa skips Friday in leap across international dateline ...
All Latest News Wires ... Samoa skips Friday in leap across international dateline ...will now be the first in the world to ring in the new year, rather than the last. ...
www.csmonitor.com/.../Samoa-skips-Friday-in-leap-across-int...
Letters: Africa's new elite | World news | The Guardian
It was last modified at 00.05 GMT on Wednesday 28 December 2011 . .... Follow allthe top stories of the day on Twitter with the Guardian's world news team ...
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Latest Cruise Ship Trends from CLIA Focus on ... - Travel World News
Dec - 30 | By: Travel World News Editor ... measure in explaining why 94 percent of allcruisers are satisfied with their vacation, 45 percent of them are “extremely ...
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BBC News - Kim Jong-il death: US urges 'path of peace'
It is our hope that the new leadership of the DPRK (North Korea) will choose to ...Korean people and urges the new leadership to work with the international ... Allaspects of daily life strictly controlled by government; Daily food shortages; ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16259786
Christian World News: December 30, 2011 - CBN TV - Video
30 edition of Christian World News with George Thomas and Wendy Griffith. ...Yasmeen and her boyfriend bonded over New Age, but she still had questions that only an experience with Christ could .... APPOINT ALL OF THOSE CHAPLAINS ...
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Latest Sports News Delivered Current Updates to ... - Sooper Articles
News channels and newspapers are the major parts in the world of news. All kinds oflatest news are delivered with the help of media. There are diversified ...
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Happy New Year for all petrolheads in the World!, News Details
News Details, Autolatest wishes you the best 2012 ever with good and powerfull cars and decent roads! Beneath you could see three of the most amaising ...
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All-weather friends | Pakistan Today | Latest news, Breaking news ...
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All I want for Christmas is….shoes | euronews, world news
world news - Frenzied scenes struck sports stores across the United States on Friday as the new Nike Air Jordan basketball trainers went on sale. Customers ...
www.euronews.net/.../all-i-want-for-christmas-issports-shoes/
World News : All visitors evacuated from Rainier - LATEST NEWS ...
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (World News) -- About 125 people were evacuated overnight from the visitors center at Mount Rainier National Park ...
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21 | December | 2011 | | World News Hour - Get all the latest News
Typhoon Washi has hit the Philippines and authorities are struggling to deal with the aftermath of devastating flooding and landslides that sent mud and logs ...
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