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May 7, 2012

LATEST World News, May 07, 2012

USDA Boxed Beef Cutout Closing Prices for May 7
BusinessWeek
By Michael Carone on May 07, 2012 May 7 (Bloomberg) -- This table details boxed beef cutout prices supplied daily by the US Department of Agriculture. Prices and loads traded are as of 3:00 pm US central time. Prices are determined from cuts in dollars ...
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US Companies Reporting Earnings on May 7
BusinessWeek
By Wendy Soong on May 07, 2012 The following table lists the 78 US companies that reported quarterly earnings today (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column). Companies are sorted alphabetically by ticker symbol. TICKER EST SYM COMPANY Q12 ...
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WASHINGTON POST News, May 07, 2012

Cole Hamels called classless, gutless by Nationals GM Rizzo
USA TODAY (blog)
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo made sure of that this morning in an interview with The Washington Post, calling Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels "fake tough" and that hitting Washington rookie Bryce Harper with a pitch Sunday was "a classless, ...
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USA TODAY (blog)
The Washington Post Is In Even Worse Shape Than You Think
Forbes
The Washington Post Co. reported its first-quarter earnings on Friday, and the news coming out of the newspaper division was mostly grim. The unit lost $22.6 million in the quarter, with revenue down 8% and revenue from print advertising specifically ...
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UFO News, May 07, 2012

The hacking group Anonymous claims to have info on UFO and alien life or not
Examiner.com
The group's posting said that the "truth" of the aliens are much more intricate than simple UFOs and flying saucers. Apparently within a few days Anonymous will release information about aliens interacting with mankind. The message from the group said, ...
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Op-Ed: Texas UFO witness reports helicopter, unidentified entities
DigitalJournal.com
UFOs are "Unidentified Flying Objects". What entities did the witness see in a Texas forest? Humans dressed in costumes? Alien "visitors" from another dimension? What are your views? A Texas witness reports seeing three unidentified entities on 20 ...
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PENNY Stock News, May 07, 2012


Six Penny Stocks With Large Volume – INBP, GWBU, UBRG, ICPA, LUXR, CBIS
Active Investor
No recent news for INBP in the past few weeks, looks like some kind of stock promotion is behind today's run up. Great Wall Builders Ltd. (OTC:GWBU) went up 37.50% today at $0.55. GWBU traded over 9 million shares today as it hit an intraday high of ...
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Seven Penny Stocks with Heavy Volume to Watch on Monday
Fyxnews
Sefe Incorporated (OTC:SEFE) traded as high as $1.35 during Friday's trading session and last traded at $1.225 for a gain of 12.39% from Thursday's close… SEFE shareshave traded as high as $2.96 over the past 52 weeks, which is 58.61% off that high ...
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NY TIMES News, May 07, 2012

Irish austerity policy is a complete failure says NY Times Krugman
IrishCentral
Ireland, as the poster boy for austerity policies in Europe, is a complete failure, says Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist and Nobel Economics prize winner. Writing after austerity candidates had lost in elections in France and Greece, ...
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Could there be four 'Avatar' films?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
In a NY Times interview, Director James Cameron opens up on the future of his blockbuster scifi franchise. Wondering when the second and third "Avatar" films might hit theaters? Go ahead and add a potential fourth to that list.
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NEW TRENDS, May 07, 2012

New Trends
Home Style: Five new decorating trends
The Republic
High Point, NC, is the market where the world's best designers launch theirnew looks and lines, so it's the mecca for trend-spotting. Here are my top five favorites for the season. — 1: It's All About Color As you walked in the doors of the High ...
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15 Tactical Trends to Watch for in World Football Next Season
Bleacher Report
We see something new that blows us away, then slowly something that combats it. Here are 15 tactical trends to look out for in world football next season, ranging from the tactically astute to the irritatingly sly. Barcelona have more or less ...
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FASHION Models News, May 07, 2012

In this Feb. 15, 2012, file photo, models have their make-up finalized under runway light before the J. Mendel Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. The 19 editors of Vogue magazines around the world made a pact to project the image of healthy models. They agreed to "not knowingly work with models under the age of 16 or who appear to have an eating disorder" and they will ask casting directors to check IDs at photo shoots, fashion shows and for ad campaigns, according to a Conde Nast International announcement Wednesday.
Vogue vows to project a model image
The News Journal
15, 2012, file photo, models have their make-up finalized under runway light before the J. Mendel Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. The 19 editors of Vogue magazines around the world made a pact to project the image of ...
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Is the Vogue vow more hype than health?
KATU
10, 2006 file photo shows a very thin model on the runway at the Rosa Cha spring 2007 fashion show in New York. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Lip service or sea change? Skeptics wonder whether Vogue magazine's vow to ban models ...
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IDEAS, May 07, 2012

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Philanthropist Bill Goldring awarded Times-Picayune Loving Cup

NOLA.com
By Stephen Babcock, The Times-Picayune William “Bill” Goldring, a giant of local philanthropy whose donations have literally changed the landscape of New Orleans, accepted the Times-Picayune Loving Cup for 2011 at a Sunday afternoon ceremony at one of ...
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Can These Ideas Save Kodak From Bankruptcy?
Seeking Alpha
The Chapter 11 filing, attached to an almost $1 billion creditor-in-possession credit facility from Citibank (C), offered some relief until the company can materialize its patent portfolio. The student teams were tasked with finding an immediate ...
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DIED, May 07, 2012


George LindseyGeorge Lindsey dies at 83; 'The Andy Griffith Show's' Goober Pyle
Los Angeles Times
Lindsey, who later was a regular on the long-running country music comedy show "Hee Haw," died at a healthcare center in Nashville after a brief illness, said his manager and booking agent, Carrie Moore-Reed. "George Lindsey was my friend," Andy ...
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Los Angeles Times
Famous Fat Cat 'Meow' Dies In New Mexico
Huffington Post
SANTA FE, NM -- A cat that got national attention for tipping the scales at 39 pounds has died from apparent complications of his morbid obesity, an animal shelter said Monday. The orange and white tabby named Meow, who was between 2 and 5 years old, ...
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HEALTH News, Fitness, Wellness, Diets, May 07, 2012

Fitness for GeeksGeek Fitness Week: Let Fitness for Geeks Be Your User Manual
Wired News
The book differs from other fitness books in that you're not going to find one specific diet to follow or one particular workout routine to perform. Instead, Perry uses the book to educate geeks by talking to us on our terms and understanding that we ...
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Marsh column: Advice on how to get rid of belly fat
Salisbury Post
I believe that is the number one question in any YMCA, fitness center or weight loss center. With this crazy weather, it is finally warm and almost time to hit the pools. (Fortunately, there are many bathing suits out there which flatter any shape or ...
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EUROZONE Crisis News, May 07, 2012

Anti-austerity ballot backlash rattles euro zone
Reuters
Greece, where Europe's sovereign debt crisis began in 2009, plunged into turmoil after a general election boosted far-left and far-right splinter groups, stripping mainstream parties that back a painful EU/IMF bailout of their parliamentary majority.
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A Better Solution For The Euro Crisis: Europeanization Of Banking
Forbes
Fuest serves as chairman of the German finance ministry's technical advisory committee and is an expert on issues relating to the Eurozone. Many observers of the Eurozone debt crisisargue that the Euro can only survive if the common currency is ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, May 07, 2012

Fears increase of big earthquake near Tokyo in the foreseeable future
Public Radio International PRI
They're tracking a very small earthquake, centered just outside of Tokyo. Sakai says small quakes like this happen about ten thousand times a year in Japan, and for geologists like him, even the small earthquakes are worth paying attention to.
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BSA upholds TV quake complaint
Stuff.co.nz
TV3 has been accused of being alarmist with a news story this year aboutearthquakes in Christchurch. The Broadcasting Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a TV3 news item about the potential of a magnitude-7.0 quake, saying it was ...
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OLIVIA WILDE News, May 07, 2012

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Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde Are Twinkies!
Gather.com
Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde showed up today at the Revlon Run/Walk for Women looking startlingly alike in matching outfits and blonde locks. Although imitation can be the greatest form of flattery, who is imitating who? It's not at all surprising that ...
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Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde Team Up For Revlon's Walk For Women
PopSugar Australia
Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde are usually glamorous at public events but switched gears for the 15th annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women in NYC on Saturday. They wore workout gear for the charity event and got the crowd excited before the walk, ...
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JULIA ROBERTS News, May 07, 2012


Garry Marshall's touchstones
Los Angeles Times
This iconic 1990 romantic comedy resurrected the career of Richard Gere and earned Julia Roberts an Oscar nomination. (Touchstone Pictures / May 6, 2012) The nostalgic ABC comedy series that made Henry Winkler a superstar aired from 1974 to 1984.
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SPORTS, Athletics News, May 07, 2012


Soccer mercy rule adopted by NCHSAA
Chicago Tribune
The NC High School Athletic Association Board of Directors concluded its annual meeting Thursday with a few items of note. The one of the biggest consequence is the adoption of a mercy rule in soccer. Beginning this fall, if a team achieves a nine-goal ...
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Real Madrid wins league title; Messi breaks goal record
USA TODAY
MADRID (AP) – It took a record-setting output for Real Madrid to finally dislodge FC Barcelona from atop Spain's elite soccer league. Madrid's league-best 32nd title is its first in four long seasons dominated by its biggest rival.
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FRENCH Elections News, May 07, 2012 (2)


Hollande defeats Sarkozy in French election
CBS News
Sarkozy faces uphill battle in French election Sarkozy to woo far-right to try to win re-election Fringes loom large in French presidential election Hollande's former partner and mother of his four children, Segolene Royal, said she has a "feeling of ...
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CBS News
French Left Fails To Garner Absolute Majority In June Legislative Election-Polls
Wall Street Journal
By Gabriele Parussini Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES PARIS (Dow Jones)--Frenchleftist parties will stop short of garnering an absolute majority in the legislative electionsnext month, according to several polls conducted Sunday after Francois Hollande's ...
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GREEK Elections News, May 07, 2012 (2)

Greek multi-party coalition likely - World - CBC News
Official projections in Greece's election show the conservative New Democracy party winning the most votes, with 19.18 per cent, far short of the amount needed ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/.../greece-election.html?...
Greek elections: conservatives projected ahead - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Greeks angered by a vicious and protracted financial crisis punished their two main parties in national elections Sunday, with exit polls ...
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SERBIA Elections News, May 07, 2012


Serbia elections: a Milosevic ally vs. a pro-EU incumbent
Christian Science Monitor
The election for president, Parliament and local authorities will determine the pace of Serbia's European Union-demanded economic and social reforms, after facing international isolation as a pariah state under Milosevic in the 1990s for his ...
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In Serbia, a Populist Makes Gains in Elections Marked by Anger Over the Economy
New York Times
With 25.3 percent of the vote counted, the Serbian electoralcommission said the Serbian Progressive Party of Tomislav Nikolic, a former ultranationalist ally of the Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, had won 23.53 percent in the parliamentary ...
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GREEK Election News, May 07, 2012

Greek elections leave political system in chaos
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff Greek voters are expected to use the elections to 'punish' mainstream parties for the economic crisis. Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Greece's center-right New Democracy party looks set to get the first chance to form a new government ...
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Greek elections shake up Parliament
Los Angeles Times
Greece's general elections ended with Parliament split among at least seven political parties. (Angelos Tzortzinis, AFP/Getty Images / May 6, 2012) By Anthee Carassava, Los Angeles Times ATHENS — Greek conservatives won at the polls Sunday in national ...
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