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LATEST World News, Jan 01, 2012

World Rings In The New Year, Is It The World's Last?
Neon Tommy
2012 was rung in at Time Square, NY by one million partiers and at other similar celebrations around the world. People celebrating the new year “hoped for a better future, saying goodbye to a year of hurricanes, tsunamis and economic turmoil,” ...
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Iran Test Fires New Radar-Evading Missile
Sky News
He denied claims the latest sea manoeuvres serve as practice for closing the vital waterway - as threatened by Iranian officials last week if the West blocks Iran's oil sales. The Strait is the passageway for one-sixth of theworld's oil supply. ...
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New Year's Eve celebrations underway
CBC.ca
At 6 am ET, Auckland, NZ, became the first major city to welcome the new year, where thousands of residents gathered to watch the city's annual fireworks display. And in a year when floods and tsunamis ravaged many parts of the world, New Zealand's ...
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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia
Los Angeles Times
The latest high-profile protest by Hazare, a 74-year-old army veteran, comes amid questions over the integrity of his anti-corruption movement and criticism that he is circumventing the democratic process. Cambridge, England — Prince Philip, ...
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Los Angeles Times
Tsismis: Latest gossip from the Pinoy world
gulfnews.com
Bianca King got the surprise of her career when she was cast as the lead actress in the hit afternoon soap, Sinner or Saint, last year. She's been typecast as a villain for as long as she can remember, so when her manager told her she was starring in ...
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National and world briefs
News Sentinel
For the NASA team tasked with the latest lunar mission, New Year's Day seems like Groundhog Day. Twenty-four hours after a probe safely entered orbit around the moon, its twin was poised to do the same on Sunday. The back-to-back arrivals would cap a ...
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Yemenis rally, demand president face trial
Chicago Sun-Times
In the latest skirmish between Saleh backers and opponents, anti-government tribesmen in el-Fardha Nehem region, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of the capital Sanaa, said two people were killed and two others wounded when Saleh's Republican ...
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Cackleberries and Variety International Partnership Supports Children with ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Cackleberries protects children from the internet with the latest technology, provides family friendly content, and never advertises to children. Children can play for free in the safest online world for young children. Variety the Children's Charity ...
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New dawn brings pressure
The Age
But for Australian cycling, the new first division team's appearance in the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic series opener heralded a new dawn. GreenEDGE is Australia's first men's team to race in all World Tour events as well as the Giro d'Italia, ...
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WORLD - News of the Day From Across the Globe
San Francisco Chronicle
The announcement is the latest signal that the country is feeling the impact ofinternational sanctions. 4 Civilians killed: Angry Kurds assaulted a local official who sought to offer condolences Saturday in a village in Turkey where 35 civilians were ...
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COLUMN: For business world, there is no new year
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
The latest two-month bandage will do nothing to slow the bleeding. The financial markets have reflected this lack of direction, having just completed a year of bipolar highs and lows. On top of that, US home prices took a 3.2 percent step backward from ...
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The World's Best Dividend Portfolio
msnbc.com
You can see my latest thoughts on Annaly and explore 2011's Top 10 Mortgage REITs. If we could only get a little cooperation from Frontier, we'd be smoking the S&P. I hope you've enjoyed following along with me and the world's best dividend portfolio ...
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Argentine sports obsession sprouts sportswriter schools
Washington Post
Among the recent graduates of the Superior School is Adrian Michelena, 22, who is held up as the latest success story. Upon getting his diploma, he found himself overseas, covering the Argentina rugby team's international matches for Clarin. ...
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YouTube: A global audition stage for discovering new talent
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is well known for its famous tourist sites, and recently, is also getting new attention for having extremely talented homegrown artists. Filipinos are taking the world by storm — on Broadway and in Hollywood. ...
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MUSIGA Joins ECOBANK, UNDP, World Bank To Provide Digital Infrastructure
Modern Ghana
In a New Year message which also marked 100 days in office of the MUSIGA President, Bice Osei Kuffuor, he explained MUSIGA was collaborating with ECOBANK, World Bank Ghana office and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the area of ...
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Find out what you missed overnight - Monday morning sports fix
Herald Sun
Australia's Simon Whitlock arrives for his semi-final match up against England's Andy Hamilton at the Darts World Championship. Picture: AFP EPL Soccer: The New Year hasn't proved happy for most of the English Premier League's top sides, and the ladder...
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BDO Oman holds training on new audit process tool
Oman Daily Observer
“BDO International is the 5th largest auditing and accounting firm in the world. As per the latest statistics, BDO provides services in 135 countries through 1118 offices, employing 48767 professional staff; total worldwide revenue for the last year ...
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Iran reports nuclear progress as sanctions loom
ABS CBN News
... the world's fourth biggest producer. However, Obama asked for scope to apply the measures flexibly, and will have discretion to waive penalties. Senior US officials said Washington was consulting foreign partners to ensure the new measures did not ...
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New York: WHO warns on dangers of bird flu research
Afrique en Ligue
New York, US - The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that scientific research on whether changes to the H5N1 strain of avian influenza could make it more transmissible between humans might lead to 'possible risks and misuses'. ...
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Personal Optimism Prevails for 2012; Nationally and Globally, Less So
ABC News (blog)
But views of the country's future are less bright – and the world'sprospects, even less so. Three-quarters of adults in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll hold a favorable view of what the new year has in store for them. ...
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ABC News (blog)
New Jersey politics: Predict the unpredictable
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
By Tom Moran/ The Star-Ledger Making predictions about New Jersey politics is not a game for wimps. You can get burned. And with Google, the whole world can check back on your guesses with a click. Who knew a year ago that Jon Corzine would sink even ...
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Anger over moves to delist Gladstone Harbour
ABC Online
The Greens says it is the latest dirty tactic being used to justify dredging in the harbour. The Greens say the Gladstone Ports Corporation is trying to remove its harbour from theWorld Heritage list so it can avoid international scrutiny about its ...
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Lendl honesty appealed to Murray
Mirror.co.uk
The 51-year-old, a former world number one and eight-time grand slam winner, has been named as Murray's new coach as he cranks up his preparations for the first major of the year, the Australian Open, which begins on January 16. ...
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I Resolve: My Top 5 New Year Tech Resolutions
Mashable
I resolve to change my ways — at least my tech ways — and make the world a better place for me and everyone who knows me. This is my goal. These are my 2012 NewYear's resolutions. Email is an overwhelming digital flood that washes over virtually ...
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Hong Kong set to retain IPO crown, faces bumpy 2012
AFP
"Regardless of its ranking, the most important thing is Hong Kong has established itself as one of the world's leading capital formation centres," a spokesman said. Phillip Securities' Mok is optimistic for the coming year, citing several new Hong Kong ...
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AFP
LaVallee, Maddison set marks for snowmobile, motorcycle jumps
Washington Post
To go as far as we did tonight and land safety is kind of a happy New Year for me.” It was the latest in the “Red Bull: New Year. No Limits” series. Maddison kick-started the Red Bull series in 2007 by jumping his motorcycle 322 feet in Las Vegas. ...
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One man's day dream offers new world of enjoyment in Somerset County
MyCentralJersey.com
... you can be thankful to one man's vision that set this world of enjoyment into motion. Wojtowicz, born and raised in New Jersey and a resident of Warren, had just turned 40 years old in 2000 and had enjoyed a successful career when he found himself ...
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Gunmen attack bars in northeast Kenya, 5 killed
Times of India
GARISSA (KENYA): Gunmen sprayed bullets at New Year revellers in two bars in northeastern Kenya on Sunday, killing five people, a witness and police said, the latestin a wave of attacks near the border with Somalia. Kenyan security forces suspect al ...
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World rings in New Year in blaze of fireworks | Pakistan Today ...
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New Year all over the world: Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul | MyPress.SE ...
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Iran proposes new nuclear talks with world powers | National ...
Iran said Saturday it has proposed a new round of talks on its nuclear program with sixworld powers that have been trying for years to persuade Tehran to freeze aspects of its atomic work that could provide a possible pathway to weapons ...
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Romney, Paul on top in latest poll ahead of Iowa caucuses | News ...
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Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) -- As Republican presidential candidates barnstormed through Iowa in the last few days before the first nominating contest of.
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Romney Meets Friendly Crowd In Ice Cream Capital | World News ...
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A sign proclaims this is the Ice Cream Capital of the World. Saturday, former ... Thelatest poll by The Des Moines Register puts Romney in the lead in Iowa, just ahead of Congressman Ron Paul, who has 22 percent. ... Latest Headlines News ...
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New Zealand's Christchurch hit by series of earthquakes | World ...
Follow all the top stories of the day on Twitter with the Guardian's world news team. Auto update every minute On | Off. tomphillipsrio: Classic New Year's Eve ...
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Times Are Changing: Samoa To 'Skip A Day - Sky News
Occasionally we all wish we could skip a day. Well now that wish has come true for the people of Samoa.
news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/16138681
Kim Jong-il: Team America film references trend on Twitter in wake ...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/8965325/Kim-Jong- il- ...New Year's Eve: Fireworks, music and Big Ben welcome 2012 in London ...
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N. Korea new year message vows 'era of prosperity' - World - CBC ...
North Korea said Sunday in its annual New Year's message that it will stage an all-out drive toward prosperity, with its army, ruling party and people ready to ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/12/.../nkorea-newyear.htm...
FRONTIERPOST.COM | Latest news, Breaking ... - The Frontier Post
It now has an elected president, provisional national assembly and a new ... that multiparty elections to be held in April will be open to international monitors. ...
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Iran Proposes New Nuclear Talks With World Powers - ABC News
Iran Proposes New Nuclear Talks With World Powers.
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New York, then the world: As exposure grows, Henrik Lundqvist ...
(AP Photo) “He's been here a long time and has a lot of strong relationships in the city,” Avery, who was waived by the team on Friday. told Sporting News. ...
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Iran Proposes New Nuclear Talks With World Powers
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI AP Iran said Saturday it has proposed a new round of talks on its nuclear program with six world powers that have been trying for years ...
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On top of the world: A visit to the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
Each year on the evening of December 31st an estimated one million people from around the world flock to New York City's Times Square to cheer in unison as ...
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