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Must-Reads from Around the World: February 27, 2012
TIME (blog)
By | February 27, 2012 | + Syrian President Bashar Assad speaking during a Ramadan Iftar banquet in honor of Muslim clergymen, in Damascus, Syria, 24 August 2011. (Photo: SANA / EPA) Syrian Support – After Sunday's draft constitution vote in ...
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TIME (blog)
UK police: Culture of illegal payments at The Sun
Singer Charlotte Church, right, speaks to the media outside the High Court in London after hearing the reading of a statement setting out the terms of the settlement for phone hacking damages claim against NewsInternational, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
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UK singer gets $951000 in Murdoch hacking case
San Francisco Chronicle
... Singer Charlotte Church, center, arrives with her legal team at the High Court in London to hear the reading of a statement setting out the terms of the settlement for phone hacking damages claim against NewsInternational, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
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Canadian Budget for Feb. 27, 2012
CANADA-CREDIT -- Canadian government bonds are trailing the returns of other sovereign debt by the most in almost two years as one of theworld's favorite refuges loses its luster for investors seeking higher returns. 800. Moved 00:00.
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Debt crisis: as it happened - February 27, 2012
19.43 Intriguing news from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association - the group that decides whether or not a country has officially defaulted. It has released a statement that says it has been asked a question about the Hellenic Republic.
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The Sun Rises on Sunday, But Murdoch's News International Faces More Controversy
TIME (blog)
By William Lee Adams | @willyleeadams | February 27, 2012 | + For media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, the Feb. 26 launch of the Sun on Sunday must have brought a degree of relief. On one level it fills the gap created by the closure of the disgraced News of ...
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Mobile World Congess | 02.27.12
News & Observer
An employee demonstrates the camera function on a Nokia Oyj Lumia 808 Pure View smartphone at the Mobile WorldCongress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. The Mobile World Congress, operated by the GSMA, expects 60000 visitors and 1400 ...
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News & Observer
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, February 27, 2012
CNN (blog)
The CNN Washington Bureau's morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click the headlines for more. Less than 48 hours before primaries in Arizona and Michigan, Mitt Romney received a key endorsement from ...
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Asus shows PadFone: A phone that slides inside a tablet
Fox News
Feb. 27, 2012: Asus' new Padfone is seen on display after a news conference during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from ...
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Systech International Unveils Newly Expanded Serialization Center to European...
MarketWatch (press release)
CRANBURY, NJ, Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SystechInternational(R), the recognized global leader in serialization, today announced the newly expanded suite designated as a Serialization Center for its European customers and partners.
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World Bank: China needs reform to support growth
A woman walks on a pedestrian overpass near a real estate project cordoned off by advertisement boards showing government slogans in Beijing, China, Monday, Feb. 27,2012. China needs a new economic strategy after three decades of rapid growth and must ...
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Nokia pins hopes on cheaper Windows smartphone
The chief executive officer of Nokia Corporation Stephen Elop, talks to the journalists during a press conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb.27, 2012. Struggling cell phone maker Nokia Corp. has unveiled two new ...
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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Statement on Costa Allegra Incident
MarketWatch (press release)
LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today issued the following statement from Christine Duffy, president and CEO of CLIA, regarding the fire on-board the Costa Allegra.
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Allied World to Pay Quarterly Dividend
MarketWatch (press release)
ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AlliedWorld Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH) today announced that it has approved a quarterly dividend equal to $0.375 per share payable on April 6, 2012 to shareholders of record on ...
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Speaker Diversity Enhances Global Focus at IP&TV World Forum 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Specialist speakers from around the world are set to make this year's IP&TV World Forum the most globally diverse programme yet. Top representatives in the IP and connected TV industry will share their experience ...
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SeaChange to Deliver On-Demand Advertising Insights at Advanced Advertising ...
MarketWatch (press release)
ACTON, Mass., Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SeaChangeInternational (NASDAQ:SEAC) , a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, will participate in Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable's Advanced Advertising: Setting the 2012 Agenda...
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Egon Zehnder International to Drive Leadership Discussions for the Energy ...
Sacramento Bee
By Egon Zehnder International HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Egon Zehnder International, the world's largest privately-held executive search firm, today announced that as a partner with IHS CERA, it will be bringing a focus to the leadership ...
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What's On - February 27, 2012
The Hindu
Eye for an Eye Photography Exhibition Venue: Gallery, Alliance Francaise Date: On till February 29 Watch the stars A joint initiative by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Nimbus Sport, World Series Hockey an annual event, will feature 'city-based' ...
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The Hindu
Syria's Bashar Assad votes in referendum
Washington Post
Feb. 27, 2012 - Syria held a referendum on a new constitution, but Western nations are dismissing it as a "farce." Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls it a "cynical ploy" that President Bashar Assad will use to justify a bloody crackdown on ...
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Daytona 500 start pushed back to 7 p.m. Monday
Kansas City Star
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Parking attendant Tyler Bounelis, of Ormond Beach, Fla., sits near an empty parking lot at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona ...
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Kansas City Star
9 Afghans killed in blast outside NATO base
An Afghan soldier secures the scene of a suicide attack at the gate of an airport in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. A suicide car bomber struck early Monday at the gates of Jalalabad airport in eastern ...
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RSA(R) Conference 2012 Opens Today in San Francisco
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The world's top information security professionals and business leaders gathered today for the opening of the annual RSA(R) Conference being held at San Francisco's Moscone Center. Taking place February 27 ...
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Vatican today — February 27, 2012
The Catholic Spirit
TCSEditor: I will be out of the office until Monday, Feb. 27. If you need immediate a Bridget Kluesner: These are wondeful Lenten videos with our very own wonderful priests! A g Mariathetford: It is easy to talk to the believers Jesus talk to every one ...
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Mobile World Congress: Best of day one
Christian Science Monitor
The year's largest display of up-and-coming mobile phones, MobileWorld Congress, has gotten off to a good start – especially for Android. Check out a list of our favorites from day one of the conference. By Megan Riesz / February 27, 2012 A visitor ...
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Will the power of women save the world?
Washington Times
ARLINGTON, Va, February 27, 2012 – According to the Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, women are currently serving as president, prime minister or chancellor of Ireland, Finland, Germany, Liberia, India, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Iceland, ...
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Washington Times
Technology News Gallery: February 27, 2012 ... - IT World Canada
SLIDE SHOW Ubuntu made to run on an Android phone, Dell's first ultra book goes on sale, the California Attorney General announces mobile app store guidelines and more - Page 1.
Daily IT Newswire
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 27, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
WADI KHALID, Lebanon — On the Lebanon-Syria border, Syrian refugees scoffed Sunday at the idea of a referendum on a new constitution proposed by President Bashar Assad. "Homs is completely destroyed," said Firas, 25, who left Syria ...
War News Updates
Stop NATO news: February 27, 2012 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff Xinhua News Agency February 272012. Turkish artillery pounds Iraqi border areas. BAGHDAD: The Turkish artillery Monday pounded border areas inside Iraq forcing ...
Stop NATO News Briefs: Feb. 27, 2012 - KickingTires
By Colin Bird News Briefs: Feb272012. Ford dealer. Here's what we have our eye on today: Ford is beefing up its certified pre-owned warranties, according to Automotive News. Every CPO Ford vehicle now gets a 12-month, 12000-mile ...
Stock Market News for February 27, 2012 -
By Zacks Equity Research
Stock Market News for February 272012-Markets had a modest day on Friday, aided by the absence of discouraging news from Europe and positive data on the US economy. The S&P 500 closed at its highest level in approximately four ...
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Morning News Blitz: February 27, 2012
Updated: Monday, 27 Feb 2012, 7:16 AM MST Published : Monday, 27 Feb 2012, 7:16 AM MST. ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - All of this morning's top stories with Elizabeth Alvarez. Features; Sports; Weather; U.S.NewsWorld News ...
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Motivated In Ohio: Thom Hartmann on the News - February 27, 2012
By Motivated In Ohio
Thom Hartmann on the News - February 272012 ... Rick Santorum Claims The Dutch 'Murder' Their Elderly Willy-Nilly! Shooting at Chardon Ohio High School. Visit for breaking news , world news , andnews about the economy ...
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Smart Growth News- February 27, 2012 | Smart Growth America
By Paige Miller
Smart Growth NewsFebruary 272012. Posted on February 272012by Paige Miller. National. Transportation Bill Faces a Wall of ... The Detroit News- February 24, 2012. When it comes to Michigan's future, forget the “new ... Denver Post- Feb. 26, 2012. Development around Denver International Airport could include a golf course, a wildlife viewing area, an aerospace campus, hotels and a business park, according to an early version of a land-use map prepared for the property.
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G987fm News. Feb 27, 2012 | G987 FM
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G987fm NewsFeb 272012. 0. COMMENTS ... in connection with a sexual assault on Feb. 21. ... The program known as the InternationalTwinning Initiative, pairs. a school ... During the summer of 2012, teachers from Canada and developing ...
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Morning News Digest: February 27, 2012 | Politicker NJ
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Morning News Digest: February 272012. By Missy Rebovich. Try State Street Wire, Follow PolitickerNJ on Twitter and Facebook. Text "PNJ" to 89800 to receive alerts. Winners and Losers: Week of Feb. 20th. Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his ...
Senegal's Early Vote Tally Indicates Runoff Ahead : NPR
NPR News and Shows. View Schedule ... by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.February 27, 2012 .... The World's Options For Aid In Somalia. The New York Times' Jeffrey ...
Mourinho: Rayo deserved draw February 27, 2012 -
"José Mourinho" Real Madrid "Real Madrid CF" Cristiano Ronaldo Jose Mourinho Funny Mourinho Funny Celebration vs Valencia Real Madrid vs Valencia ...
Asia Private Equity Weekly News, February 27, 2012 | Reuters
HONG KONG | Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:45pm EST. HONG KONG Feb 27(Reuters) - News and developments in Asia private equity from ReutersNews for the week ...
Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2012 - US News and World Report
Condom-Use Errors Common, Study Finds Attempt at First Quadruple Limb Transplant Fails 14 Sickened in Jimmy John's Restaurant E. Coli Outbreak: CDC ...
GlobalNewsPointer.Net: Instant World News (Feb. 27, 2012) | Flickr ...
GlobalNewsPointer.Net: Instant World News (Feb. 27, 2012). Developing Countries Want More Power At The IMF… G20 Countries Want Europe To Make More ...
<i>The Morning Swim Show</i>, Feb. 27, 2012 - Swimming World ...
PHOENIX, Arizona, February 27. FLORIDA sophomore Marcin Cieslak joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show after impressive performances at the ...
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 27, 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 ...
Afghan suicide bomber kills 9 - World - CBC News
Major StoriesIn The News ... Last Updated: Feb 27, 2012 2:26 AM ET ...drove up to the gates of the airport — which serves both civilian andinternational military ...
World in Pictures, February 27, 2012: Elvis Costello, Victoria ...
TODAY'S World in Pictures features photographs of David and Victoria Beckham at the Vanity Fair after Oscars party; Elvis Costello and Keith Richards at a ...
Technology News Gallery: February 27, 2012 ... - IT World Canada
Our weekly roundup of worldwide technology news in pictures, courtesy of IDG News Service. This week: Ubuntu made to run on an Android phone, Dell's first ...
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