Today: CNN World News, May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012

CNN World News, May 14, 2012

Iranian officials visit the IAEA
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff IAEA chief inspector Herman Nackaerts arrives at the Iranian permanent mission to the UN on May 14, 2012 in Vienna. (CNN) -- An Iranian delegation met with officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, ...
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Clock ticking down on Greek government talks
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff Athens, Greece (CNN) -- The Greek president is trying again Monday to get political leaders to form a new government for the troubled country, but as the clock ticks down, the head of the second-largest party said he would not ...
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Outgoing World Bank president hedges on questions of future plans to advise ...
CNN (blog)
On the Sunday, May 13 edition of CNN's FAREED ZAKARIA GPS, host Fareed Zakaria interviewed outgoing World Bank president Robert Zoellick about global poverty, his views on the global economic crisis, and his future plans. While Zoellick declined to ...
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Opinion: Sci-fi nightmares of a world ruled by Facebook, Apple and Google
CNN
This is the latest in a series of commentaries for CNN looking at how internet trends are influencing social culture. (CNN) -- By 2023, hideously powerful technology companies like the Weyland Corporation will rule the world.
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What options are left in Syria?
CNN
(CNN) -- A UN-backed peace plan that included a cease-fire deal was to take effect April 12 in Syria. Since then, violence has continued: Car bombings, reports of snipers and more than 1000 killed -- some of them executed and tortured to death, ...
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Report: Clashes continue between pro- and anti-Assad factions within Lebanon
CNN
CNN cannot independently verify reports of deaths and violence because the Syrian government has severely restricted access by international media. The Syrian conflict is playing a role in clashes that broke out Sunday in neighboring Lebanon, ...
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Attacks on aid workers rising in Pakistan
CNN
By Reza Sayah, CNN A screengrab shows Warren Weinstein urging US President Barack Obama to answer al-Qaeda's demands or he will be killed. Islamabad (CNN) -- In a three-minute video posted to the internet, Warren Weinstein begs the US President to meet ...
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Colombian rebels say they'll free French journalist
CNN International
By Marilia Brocchetto, CNN (CNN) -- Colombia's largest rebel group said it plans to release French journalist Romeo Langlois some two weeks after taking him "as a prisoner of war." Colombian rebels called for a committee composed of former Colombian ...
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Greek government talks turn ugly
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Greek politicians traded insults and accusations following new talks with President Karolos Papoulias to broker a coalition government, an effort that will resume Monday. Papoulias called together the ...
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Uganda displays captive Kony lieutenant
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff Ceasar Achellam, considered the fourth-highest ranking member of the LRA, was arrested by Ugandan forces. (CNN) -- Uganda says it has captured a top commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, the guerrilla movement notorious for its ...
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Peace negotiator, NATO troops killed in Afghanistan
CNN
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- An Afghan official involved in setting up peace talks with the Taliban was gunned down in Kabul on Sunday as Afghanistan announced plans to take control of security over more of its territory. Gunmen killed Moulavi Arsala ...
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Stan Lee revels in success of 'Avengers'
CNN
Lee on the movies he'd like to see: "I can't wait to see Dr. Strange and The Black Panther" (CNN) -- This weekend "The Avengers" hit the $1 billion mark worldwide. But long before the film's astronomical success, the 3-D glasses, the action figures and ...
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Federer moves up to world No. 2 after winning Madrid title
CNN
Roger Federer will be number two in the world in the new rankings released on Monday. The 16-time grand slam champion will take Nadal's No. 2 ranking on Monday (CNN) -- Roger Federer came from behind to beat Tomas Berdych to win his third Madrid title ...
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Fighting threatens gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is home to roughly 25% of the world's mountain gorillas. (CNN) -- Fighting between the national army and rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is threatening ...
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Plane crashes in Nepal, killing 15
CNN International
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A small plane crashed after it was unable to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 15 of the 21 people on board, aviation officials said. The plane was about a mile from the airport at Jomsom, ...
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iPad gives voice to kids with autism
CNN
(CNN) -- Sharia stood immobile in front of the television, transfixed by its images, unaware of the world around her. Her family called her name over and over again, but she did not respond. It was that moment when they knew something was wrong.
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NEW: Greek government talks to stretch into Monday
CNN International
Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Greek politicians traded insults and accusations following new talks with President Karolos Papoulias to broker a coalition government, an effort that will resume Monday. Papoulias called together the leaders of the three ...
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Opinion: Mother's Day is not so rosy in Africa
CNN
By Caroline Mutoko, Special to CNN Nurses give aid to a pregnant woman before delivering a baby at the maternity ward of the central hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The country has one of the highest maternal death rates in the world.
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S. Africa's first black dean teaches 'reconciliation over revenge'
CNN
Bloemfontein, South Africa (CNN) -- It's graduation day and professor Jonathan Jansen strolls around the campus of the University of the Free State. Every now and then he stops to greet his gown-clad students, standing out amid a crowd of beaming ...
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The Axis of Indifference in the Media World
Huffington Post (blog)
The network challenge is how to appear to be covering the world without really covering it. Fox created "the world in a minute;" CNN countered with "the global minute." For our company Globalvision, now in its 25th year, this downgrading of ...
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A month after 'cease-fire,' where does Syria stand?
CNN
By Tim Lister, CNN Members of the Free Syrian Army return to Qusayr after an attack near the Lebanese border on Saturday. (CNN) -- It's been a month since the "cease-fire" was due to come into effect in Syria as the first step in a UN-backed peace plan ...
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A Kansas town tries to keep the train coming through
CNN
(CNN) -- For well over a century the world has come to call on Garden City, Kansas, every day of the year. "I know the town would miss it," said Garden City's mayor, David Crase. "I hope it doesn't come to that." He was talking about the Southwest ...
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Here is a look at some of the stories that CNN plans to follow this week:
CNN (blog)
After a series of delays, private firm SpaceX this week could launch the first commercial spacecraft to go to the international space station. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its Dragon cargo spacecraft, carried by its Falcon 9 rocket, on Saturday from ...
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Family man Kuchar delivers perfect Mother's Day present
CNN
(CNN) -- Matt Kuchar took home $1.7 million, the biggest prize in golf, for winning the Players Championship. It lifted him to a career-high fifth in theworld rankings, but most importantly his family was there to see it. The American's wife and two ...
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Will Israel's 'king' seek peace deal?
CNN (blog)
By Fareed Zakaria, CNN While incumbent politicians around the world are struggling to hold on, one is thriving so much so that he's been called a king. I'm talking about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who last week struck a deal to bring ...
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CNN iReport gives us all a chance to become a mainstream news ...
By Nigel
CNN iReport gives us all a chance to become a mainstream news journalist. cnnireport small CNN iReport gives us all a chance to become a mainstream news journalist. The Interweb has wrought massive changes in the world, all right, and ...
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'The Killing': Linden against the world – The Marquee Blog - CNN ...
By breeharecnn
'The Killing': Linden against the world. May 14th, 2012 .... The bad news kept rolling in for Linden. When she ... CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service.
The Marquee Blog
CNN World Sport: Blog Archive - Did Manchester City win the title ...
By tommcgowan
World Sport provides an inside track to the major issues and stories makingnews in the world of sport with CNN's anchors, correspondents and journalists providing opinion and in-depth analysis as well as a left field look at all things ...
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Outgoing World Bank president hedges on ... - CNN Press Room
By jdargan
On the Sunday, May 13 edition of CNN's FAREED ZAKARIA GPS, host Fareed Zakaria interviewed outgoing World Bank president Robert Zoellick about global poverty, his views on the global economic crisis, and his future plans.
CNN Press Room
Need to Know News: Yahoo confirms CEO is ... - Piers Morgan - CNN
By andyapuy
Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know - from what happened last night to what will happen today. For May 14, 2012 - Yahoo ... When Charlie Sheen arrived at CNN… Donald Trump: America is ...
Piers Morgan
EU slaps new sanctions on Syria | Ya Libnan | World News Live from ...
By Ya Libnan
Ya Libnan features frequently updated breaking newsworld news, op-eds and features, live from Beirut, Lebanon. ... The Syrian government on Monday reported four deaths, including a colonel and lieutenant colonel killed by “armed terrorist groups” in Damascus and Daraa, according to the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency. CNN cannot independently verify reports of deaths and violence because the Syrian government has severely restricted access by international media.
Ya Libnan
Student With Flesh-Eating Disease Will Lose Fingers | World Vision ...
[Updated at 3:57 p.m. ET] A University of West Georgia graduate psychology student is fighting for her life with flesh-eating bacteria after falling off a homemade zip line and cutting her leg, CNN affiliates WSB report and WXIA.World News ...
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Stan Lee revels in success of 'Avengers' | Houston Style Magazine ...
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Submitted by CNN News on Tuesday, 15 May 2012No Comment. Share and Enjoy. LinkedIn ... CNN/stylmagazine.com Newswire. This weekend “The ...It's got some of the most popular characters in the world today. You put together a great ...
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From first black president to 'first gay president'? – This Just In - CNN ...
By Mallory Simon, CNN News blog editor
“This Just In” is CNN's news blog. We'll bring you the latest news fromCNN's correspondents and sources around the world. We'll cover stories that are breaking, causing ripples, or otherwise driving the collective daily conversation, along with ...
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Setting the Stage for More Wars | Economy In Crisis
By Danny Schechter
In an age of globalization, as global news grows more important, it is covered less. The network challenge is how to appear to be covering the worldwithout really covering it. Fox created “the world in a minute”; CNN countered with “the global ...
Economy In Crisis
News Corp. board backs Rupert Murdoch - CNN
Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch received a strong endorsement from the board of directors of his News Corp. on Wednesday, a day after British lawmakers ...
articles.cnn.com/.../world_europe_uk-phone-hacking_1_ruper...
Rebekah Brooks quizzed over political ties at UK hacking ... - CNN
Rebekah Brooks, a former newspaper editor and News Corp. executive, testifies Friday on her links to UK leaders including David Cameron.
www.cnn.com/2012/05/11/world/europe/uk.../index.html
News report: Would-be bomber was a double-agent - CNN.com
The U.S. used an informant as a double agent to infiltrate a plot orchestrated by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a source says.
www.cnn.com/2012/05/08/world/meast/yemen.../index.html
Russian plane wreckage found in Indonesia - CNN.com
Rescuers temporarily halted efforts to reach the wreckage of a Russian jetliner that crashed on a demonstration flight in Indonesia.
www.cnn.com/2012/05/10/world/asia/indonesia.../index.html
Rupert Murdoch not fit to run business, UK lawmakers rule - CNN
Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is "not a fit person" to run a major international company, British lawmakers investigating phone hacking at his tabloid ...
articles.cnn.com/.../world_europe_uk-phone-hacking_1_ruper...
Iranian president: Israel 'nothing more than a mosquito' to Iran - CNN ...
Ahead of upcoming nuclear talks, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad downplayed the threat Israel poses to Iran, comparing it to an annoying bug.
www.cnn.com/2012/05/12/world/meast/iran.../index.html
Clinton on foiled al Qaeda plot: 'Terrorists keep trying' - CNN.com
Clinton on foiled al Qaeda plot: 'Terrorists keep trying'. From the CNN Wire Staff. updated 5:32 AM EDT, Tue May 8, 2012. Click to play. Bergen: Bomb maker is ...
www.cnn.com/2012/05/08/world/meast/.../index.html?npt...
BBC.CNN WORLD NEWS AND US
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban struck back less than two hours after President Barack Obama left Afghanistan on Wednesday, targeting a foreigners' ...
bbc-cnn-worldnews.blogspot.com/.../taliban-kill-7-in-afghan-c...
Deadly blasts rock Syria's main cities, opposition group says - CNN ...
An explosion rocked the outskirts of Syria's largest city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least five people, opposition activists said.
www.cnn.com/2012/05/05/world/meast/syria.../index.html
Music news: Cain's Ballroom ranked No. 8 live venue ... - Tulsa World
Read more music news at Tulsa World report Jennifer Chancellor's blog ...It's made another list of top 10 music venues, and this time it's CNNInternational's ...
www.tulsaworld.com/site/articlepath.aspx?articleid...269
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