Today: 02/01/2012 - 03/01/2012

Feb 29, 2012

LATEST World News, Feb 29, 2012

The Sun Rises, and the Son Quits: James Murdoch Resigns from NewsInternational
TIME (blog)
By William Lee Adams | @willyleeadams | February 29, 2012 | + Then News International Chairman and Chief Executive James Murdoch arrives for work in east London, July 13, 2011. News Corp. said on February 29, 2012 that James Murdoch has stepped down as ...
See all stories on this topic »

TIME (blog)
James Murdoch Departs News Corp.'s UK Unit
Washington Post
Feb. 29, 2012 - Feb. 29 (Bloomberg) -- News Corp.'s deputy chief operating officer James Murdoch stepped down as executive chairman of the company's UK publishing News International unit following his move to the company's headquarters in New York.
See all stories on this topic »
Israeli leader to US to talk about Iran tensions
Boston.com
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, left, visits the offices of al-Watan TV after an Israeli army pre-dawn raid in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. A Palestinian broadcaster says Israeli troops raided his TV station, ...
See all stories on this topic »

Boston.com
Leap year: why we have a need for the occasional Feb. 29
Christian Science Monitor
By Pete Spotts, Staff writer / February 29, 2012 Paul Cuba gets a little help Caisha Gayles (l.) and Kylie Blickem (r.) to celebrate his 21st leap year day birthday during a portrait sitting on Friday, at WoodRidge Supportive Living Residence in ...
See all stories on this topic »

Christian Science Monitor
James Murdoch Resigns But Phone Hacking Crisis Shows Little Sign Of Abating
Daily Beast
by Mike Giglio Feb 29, 2012 4:35 PM EST The news of the younger Murdoch's departure from News International could signal that more phone hacking bombshells are about to drop on the company. Ever since the phone hacking scandal forced Rupert Murdoch to ...
See all stories on this topic »

Daily Beast
James Murdoch resignation and Leveson inquiry - live
The Guardian
3.16pm: Veteran media commentator Ray Snoddy has just tweeted: Interesting that James Murdoch re-located to the States before resigning as executive chairman of News International - how convenient — Raymond Snoddy (@RaymondSnoddy)February 29, 2012 ...
See all stories on this topic »

The Guardian
Murdoch steps down from News International (0:42)
Washington Post
Feb. 29, 2012 - News Corp. says James Murdoch steps down as executive chairman of News International. (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and ...
See all stories on this topic »
Darling International Inc. Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
IRVING, Texas, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- DarlingInternational Inc. (NYSE:DAR) today reported fourth quarter net income of $29.5 million, or $0.25 per share, and net income of $169.4 million, or $1.47 per share, for its fiscal year ended ...
See all stories on this topic »
Must-Reads from Around the World: February 29, 2012
TIME (blog)
By TIME.com | February 29, 2012 | + Striking Greek steel workers march towards the Greek Parliament during a 24-hour general strike in Athens on Feb. 7, 2012. A general strike gripped debt-ridden Greece in protest of new austerity measures, ...
See all stories on this topic »

TIME (blog)
James Murdoch Steps Down as Chairman of News Corp.'s UK Unit
BusinessWeek
By Amy Thomson on February 29, 2012 News Corp. (NWSA) Deputy Chief Operating Officer James Murdoch stepped down as executive chairman of News International almost eight months after the UK publishing unit was rocked by a phone-hacking scandal.
See all stories on this topic »
Davy Jones, Monkees vocalist: Dec. 30, 1945 to Feb. 29, 2012
USA TODAY
In February 2011 Tork, Jones and Dolenz pose during a London portrait session at the announcement of the Monkees' 45th anniversary tour. Jones and Dolenz reach for a high note at The Beacon Theatre in New York during the 45th-anniversary tour.
See all stories on this topic »
Daytona 500: A Look At The Winners And Losers
SB Nation
Feb 29, 2012 - The rain has stopped, the improbable jet fuel fire in Turn 3 has been extinguished and, after a one-day postponement, the 54th running of the Daytona 500 is finally in the record books. On a night when chaos reigned, it only made sense ...
See all stories on this topic »

SB Nation
Scenes from Mobile World Congress 2012
TIME
Phones, tablets and more — here's a look at what's happening at the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A general view is seen of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25,2012. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests ...
See all stories on this topic »

TIME
Remembering Davy Jones, 1945-2012 (1:16)
Washington Post
Feb. 29, 2012 - Actor and musician Davy Jones died Wednesday of a heart attack in Florida. Best known as a teen idol from the band and TV show The Monkees in the 1960s, Jones also appeared on various British and American TV shows throughout the years.
See all stories on this topic »
February 29 - Rare Disease Day: Rare, But Strong Together
MarketWatch (press release)
BOONTON, NJ, Feb 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Soft Bones: The US Hypophosphatasia Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting patients and families who suffer from a rare bone disease that causes soft bones ...
See all stories on this topic »
Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. -- Distribution Characteristics for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:SGL) , a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking a high level of current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as ...
See all stories on this topic »
Window World Launches 'One More Day' Campaign to Support St. Jude Children's ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NORTH WILKESBORO, NC, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Window World, Inc.®, America's largest replacement window and home remodeling company, has announced the 2012 launch of its 'One More Day' campaign, a fundraising plan dedicated to ...
See all stories on this topic »
IGN Entertainment and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Partner to Bring eSports ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- IGN Entertainment and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas have entered into a multi-event partnership to bring IGN Pro League (IPL) video gaming tournaments to the entertainment capital of the world.
See all stories on this topic »
Syrian troops move to retake rebel-held district (0:59)
Washington Post
Feb. 29, 2012 - Reports from Syria say government forces are advancing on the rebel-held area in Homs. The city has seen some of the most intense fighting in the Syrian uprising. (Feb. 29) (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan ...
See all stories on this topic »
Daytona 500 Delays May Have Bummed Live Audience, But It Was A Boom For TV Viewers
SB Nation
Feb 29, 2012 - When a major sporting event - or any sporting event, for that matter - gets delayed or postponed by weather or some other natural uncontrollable cause, rarely does something good come out of it. The last thing you want as a promoter, ...
See all stories on this topic »

SB Nation
Global Coaching Profession Celebrates International Coaching Week
MarketWatch (press release)
LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Thousands of people from around the world experienced the proven power of coaching, many for the first time, during International Coaching Week (ICW), February 5-11, 2012.
See all stories on this topic »
The Two-Way : NPR
NPR
by Mark Memmott Clint Dempsey of Team USA celebrates his goal against Italy earlier today (Feb. 29, 2012) in Genoa, Italy. Clint Dempsey of Team USA celebrates his goal against Italy earlier today (Feb. 29, 2012) in Genoa, Italy.
See all stories on this topic »
Waiter spills beer on German Chancellor Merkel (0:44)
Washington Post
Feb. 29, 2012 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel was at an event for her party colleagues in the town of Demmin, Germany, when she got an icy surprise: a waiter accidentally spilled five glasses of beer on her. (/CBS News) Correction: Clarification: ...
See all stories on this topic »
Avista exec compensation grows
The Spokesman Review
February 29, 2012 in Business, City Avista Corp. CEO Scott Morris' total compensation increased by $250000 last year, to $3.5 million, due in large part to the company's improved financial performance, Avista said in a detailed … 3February 29, 2012 ...
See all stories on this topic »
Global High Income Fund Inc. -- Distribution Characteristics for February 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global High Income Fund Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE:GHI) , a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking high current income and secondarily, capital appreciation through investments primarily ...
See all stories on this topic »
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 29, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad could be regarded as a war criminal, Hillary Clinton has suggested, as the United Nations said 100 people were dying in his country every day. Lynn Pascoe, the UN under-secretary-general for political ...
War News Updates
PALESTINE NEWS | Feb 29, 2012 | Occupied Palestine | فلسطين
By occupiedpalestine
آخر الأخبار والتحديثات. Feb 292012 | 23299 Days Since Al-Nakba & Gaza has been under siege for 1722 days. For news of previous news days. Daily NewsOverviews. Follow on Twitter Follow @occpal ... denying investigation by the IAEA while… http://occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/israel-inciting-the-world-about-irans-nuclear-activities-itself-denying-investigation-by-the-iaea-while/. IAEA's Iran report contrary to Western expectations: Soltanieh http://wp.me/p16sn9 - ...
Occupied Palestine | فلسطين
World News - Vatican reveals a selection of historic documents from ...
By msnbc.com staff and news services
This evil little fairytale they forced down the world throat at the point of a sword has brought us nothing but suffering. The Bible is a Weapon of Mass Deception. 5 votes. Reply #2 - Wed Feb 292012 5:25 PM EST. Comment author avatar ...
Newsvine - World News - Articles
Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 29, 2012 - KickingTires
By Kelsey Mays
Cars.com News Briefs: Feb292012. GM_sign. Here's what we have our eye on today: GM will buy 7% of French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën, Bloomberg News reports. The purchase, which GM confirmed minutes ago, will cost the ...
KickingTires
Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 29 2012) | KnickerBlogger ...
By Mike Kurylo
N.B.A. Roundup: Lopez's 38 Points Help Nets Edge the Mavericks (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:24:05 GMT) Brook Lopez scored 38 points, and made the go-ahead.
KnickerBlogger.Net
Smart Growth News- February 29, 2012 | Smart Growth America
By Paige Miller
Smart Growth NewsFebruary 292012. Posted on February 292012 by Paige Miller. National news. Case-Shiller: ... Market News International- February 28, 2012. Federal Reserve Governor Elizabeth Duke vowed Tuesday that the Fed will ...
Smart Growth America
Motivated In Ohio: Thom Hartmann on the News - February 29, 2012
By Motivated In Ohio
Thom Hartmann on the News - February 292012 ... Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy. Euthanasia in The Netherlands: Rick Santorum Claims The Dutch 'Murder' Their Elderly Willy-Nilly!
Motivated In Ohio
Stop NATO news: February 29, 2012 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
Stop NATO newsFebruary 292012February 292012 richardrozoff Leave a comment Go to comments. ==== Attacks On Syria, Iran Would Overwhelm Armenia With Refugees. Russian Expert: Azerbaijan's Territory May Be Used To Strike ...
Stop NATO
Morning News Blitz: February 29, 2012
Video; Photo. Morning News Blitz: February 292012. Regular Photo Size. Latest Local News. Farmington couple faced grizzly charge. How close was Larry Griffith's encounter with an Alaskan … Retiring NM lawmakers a growing trend? In the last week and a half, four state senators, three … Bullet just misses sleeping 9-year-old ... enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus. Features; Sports; Weather; U.S. NewsWorld News ...
KRQE News 13 - Top Stories
Morning News Digest: February 29, 2012 | Politicker NJ
By mrebovich
Morning News Digest: February 292012. By Missy Rebovich. Try State Street Wire, Follow PolitickerNJ on Twitter and Facebook. Text "PNJ" to 89800 to receive alerts. The ravages of Elizabeth: Mayoral election pits Bollwage against ex-ally, ...
FA split over Redknapp decision February 29, 2012 - Worldnews.com
ESPN 2012-02-29: ESPNsoccernet understands that there are dissenting voices within the FA about the possible appointment of Harry Redknapp as the next ...
article.wn.com/.../FA_split_over_Redknapp_decision_Februar...
Birmingham Mail World View: Wednesday February 29, 2012 ...
A crowd of just over four thousand fans watch the A-League semi final match between Gold Coast United and the Newcastle Jets at Skilled Park on the Gold...
www.birminghammail.net/.../birmingham-mail-world-view-we...
World News Brief, Wednesday February 29 | Pundit
February 29, 2012 ... World News Brief, Wednesday February 29 ... A new joint study by the World Bank and a Chinese government research organization ...
pundit.co.nz/content/world-news-brief-wednesday-february-29
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 29, 2012
A News Aggregator That Covers The World's Major Wars And Conflicts. Military, Political, And Intelligence News Are Also Covered. Occasionally We Will Have ...
warnewsupdates.blogspot.com/.../world-news-briefs-february-...
Why do we have leap years? - World - CBC News
Skip to supplementary story content; Skip to related news content; Skip to CBC accessibility ... CBC News World ... Last Updated: Feb 29, 2012 10:57 AM ET...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/02/21/f-leap-year.html
Morning News Blitz: February 29, 2012
Morning News Blitz: February 29, 2012. Regular ...Published : Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012, 5 ...
www.krqe.com/dpp/.../morning-news-blitz-february-29-2012
World in Pictures, February 29, 2012; Stunning Olympic art, a ...
TODAY'S World in Pictures features photographs of a stunning light projection in Whitley Bay; devastation left in the wake of a powerful tornado which has torn...
www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/.../world-in-pictures-february-2...
Health Highlights: Feb. 29, 2012 - Yahoo! News
Health Highlights: Feb. 29, 2012. HealthDay – 32 mins ago. Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of ...
news.yahoo.com/health-highlights-feb-29-2012-170305660.h...
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012: East-west highway, 'world' basketball ...
Ironic column. I found Sen. Roger Katz's recent OpEd, “Sussman in the newspaper boardroom should worry us all,” to be ironic at best. As a Republican, Katz ...
bangordailynews.com/.../wednesday-feb-29-2012-east-west-hi...
Morning news headlines for February 29, 2012 - UK & World News ...
Morning news headlines for February 29, 2012. ... Feb 28 2012; World in Pictures , February 28, 2012: An explosion in Russia, some impressive 3D art and a ...
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/.../morning-news-headlines-for-febr...
Alexander Language Schools, Franchise Alexander Language Schools info@als-alexander.org or interalex1@yahoo.com Products and Services Surrender the Heart (Surrender to Destiny)Alexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-FrenchUnder the SunStealing JakeAlexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-Swedish