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May 9, 2012

LATEST World News, May 09, 2012

Iran May Be Erasing Nuclear Work Evidence, Analysts Say
BusinessWeek
By Gopal Ratnam on May 09, 2012 Iran may be erasing evidence of nuclear weapons work at its Parchin military complex southeast of Tehran, according to an analysis of satellite imagery by a Washington-based research institute.
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Nicholas Katzenbach, Kennedy's Civil-Rights Envoy, Dies at 90
BusinessWeek
By Laurence Arnold on May 09, 2012 Nicholas Katzenbach, who helped steer US civil-rights policy under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson and faced off against Governor George Wallace to force the integration of the University of Alabama, ...
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SOCCER News, May 09, 2012

Will C. Wood High School girls soccer loses playoff opener to St. Francis
TheReporter.com
(Joel Rosenbaum/JRosenbaum@TheReporter.com) Mario Landeros couldn't help but wonder where the momentum went. Landeros watched his Will C. Wood High School girls soccer team roll through the last round of Monticello Empire League games with five ...
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Girls soccer: North, South battle to 1-1 draw
The Sheboygan Press
Photo by Gary C. Klein/The Sheboygan Press How appropriate that the Sheboygan North and South soccer teams, a pair of titans charging for the Fox River Classic Conference's top echelon this season, ended their face-off this year in a 1-1 split?
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USA TODAY News, May 09, 2012


Analysis: Grizzlies must stop Chris Paul to stop Clippers
USA TODAY
By J. Michael Falgoust, USA TODAY The Memphis Grizzlies have lost two playoff games by one point to the Los Angeles Clippers and another in overtime and find themselves on the brink of first-round elimination going into Wednesday night's Game 5 at home ...
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USA TODAY
Rory and Rickie: Golf's next big rivalry?
USA TODAY
By Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla – Golf's future first faced each other in the 2007 Walker Cup, the historic biennial matches between the top amateurs of the US against those from Great Britain and Ireland.
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OPINIONS, May 09, 2012


Additional Thoughts on the Chen Guangcheng Episode.
The Moderate Voice
China watchers and non-watchers have differing opinions on China's decision to let activist Chen Guangcheng apply to leave China for the United States, on the trustworthiness of the Chinese government and on the pros and cons of Chen's acceptance of ...
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Get Your Thoughts to the Building Committee
Patch.com
According to the Somers Congregational Church Web site, time is running out for the congregation to express their opinions on what they want to see with the new meeting house. By Erin Quinlan Hugh Schweitzer, from CHK architects, ...
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NASA News, May 09, 2012

2001: A Space Odyssey: Art vs. 2012 Reality
Huffington Post
Space travel. Perhaps the biggest disappointment since the movie was released has been our failure to seriously embark on space travel. We have an International Space Station orbiting the planet, but it is a far cry from the huge double-wheel structure ...
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GET UPDATES FROM Richard Garriott de Cayeux
Huffington Post
The fleet has launched satellites, interplanetary probes, orbital laboratories andspace telescopes, and most all of the non-Russian parts of the InternationalSpace Station were lifted to orbit aboard shuttles. These amazing successes have been marred ...
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FASHION Models News, May 09, 2012


Stick-Thin Model Anja Rubik's Hip Bone Flash Encourages 'Starvation Tactics'
Radar Online
In a pose that was reminiscent of Angelina Jolie's bizarre leg flash at the Oscars, model Anja Rubik deliberately stood with her razor-sharp hip jutting out of her skimpy cut-out white silk Anthony Vaccarello gown to accentuate her stick-thin figure.
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Israel's Ban on Ultra-Thin Models
The Atlantic
Aya Barazani, who suffers from anorexia, points at Israeli fashion models Noga Dekel, left, and Shira Amikam, as fashion photographer Adi Barkan looks on during a photo shoot in his studio for a campaign promoting anorexia awareness.
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EARTHQUAKE News, May 09, 2012

EARTHQUAKE
Chile Earthquake And Tsunami Dramatically Altered Ecosystems
Huffington Post
The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that hit Chile struck off an area of the coast where 80 percent of the population lives. The massive quake triggered a tsunami reaching about 30 feet (10 meters) high that wreaked havoc on coastal communities: It killed ...
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3.8 earthquake strikes Baja, Mexico
Sacramento Bee
The National Earthquake Center in Golden, Colo., says a preliminary magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck Baja, Mexico, early Wednesday morning about 36 miles southwest of San Luis, Ariz. There were no immediate reports of any damage from either quake.
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DISCOVERIES News, May 09, 2012


Discoveries
Exploring Space: Don't Sell Robots Short
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Thoughts on physics, politics, and pop culture, by a physics professor at a small liberal arts college, plus occasional conversations with his dog. "Uncertain Principles" features the miscellaneous ramblings of a physicist at a small liberal arts ...
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It's Official: Physics is Hard
Phys.Org (press release)
With this title, the prestigious journal Science reported on February 21, 2012, in its Science Now section, the recent discovery of quantum physicist Toby Cubitt, from the Mathematical Analysis Dept. at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, ...
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CNBC World News, May 09, 2012

New Greek Poll Looms as Government Efforts Founder
CNBC.com
Tsipras, riding a wave of public disgust with economic hardship in last Sunday's election, has demanded that Samaras and socialist PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos tear up their 130-billion euro bailout deal with the EU and IMF [cnbc explains] .
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CNBC PRESENTS "J.CREW AND THE MAN WHO DRESSED AMERICA," PREMIERING THURSDAY ...
CNBC.com (blog)
CNBC ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY REPORTED BY DAVID FABER ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, May 9, 2012—With more than 300 stores, nearly two billion dollars in sales, and even the First Lady as a fan, J. Crew -- once a flailing, lackluster brand -- has become a fashion ...
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CBC World News, May 09, 2012

Cybercrime in Canada said to be skyrocketing
CBC.ca
The number of Canadian servers being targeted by hackers has increased sharply, according to an IT security company that compares cybercrime rates around the world. San Diego-based Websense Inc. argues that hackers are taking advantage ofCanada's ...
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CBC.ca
CBC's Playoff Pulse TV App Developed by Digital All-Stars
mediacaster
Working with some of the top digital developers in Canada and around theworld, CBC's Hockey Night in Canada has scored with its new digital media application, Playoff Pulse. Playoff Pulse (playoffpulse.cbc.ca) is an interactive second screen ...
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BEST Anything, May 09, 2012


BEST

24 IB World Schools Make US News & World Report Top 100
MarketWatch (press release)
The US News & World Report's "2012 Best High School Rankings" is a testament to the efforts of public schools that make use of the well-rounded IB curriculum with its emphasis on strong analytical thinking, math, writing, and language skills to equip ...
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U.S. News and World Report: Howard County Public Schools Top 7 Percent in Country
Patch.com
By Brandie Jefferson Howard County High Schools in US News and WorldReport Rankings. Patch Ten of Howard County Public Schools' 12 high schools were ranked in the top 7 percent of high schools nationwide by US News and World Report. In its Best High ...
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ABC World News, May 09, 2012

ABC's 'General Hospital' leads the way with 23 nominations for Daytime Emmy ...
Washington Post
NEW YORK — ABC's “General Hospital” led with 23 nominations Wednesday in a Daytime Emmy Awards field with notable omissions as well as old favorites. The television academy said “General Hospital” will compete with NBC's “Days of Our Lives,” CBS' ”The ...
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ABC correspondent Lynn Sherr celebrates her (and our) passion for swimming
Kansas City Star
But water means something more vital to ABC correspondent and avid swimmer Lynn Sherr: It means peace. "I like that quiet time," says Sherr - author of "Swim: Why We Love the Water. "Like everybody, I'm bombarded with my BlackBerry, family, phone, ...
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BARACK OBAMA News, May 09, 2012

Obama's 'to do' list for Congress: jobs, mortgages
BusinessWeek
The White House said Obama planned to discuss the list during a stop at college science complex in Albany, NY It's the president's latest attempt to portray congressional Republicans as obstructing his economic agenda at a time when millions of ...
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Obama to honor songwriting duo Bacharach and David with Gershwin Prize at ...
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is honoring the brainpower behind the unforgettable tunes “Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head,” ''Close to You,” and others recorded by artists spanning Dionne Warwick, the Carpenters, Alicia Keys and the cast of ...
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GEORGE PAPANDREOU News, May 09, 2012

The democratic executions of Nicolas Sarkozy in France and Lucas Papademos in ...
The Conversation
Sarkozy and Papademos join the political corpses of Gordon Brown (UK), Jose Zapateros (Spain), Silvio Berlusconi (Italy) and George Papandreou (Greece) on the dustheap of history. Voters in Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia and ...
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Dow Jones Slides as Greek Uncertainty Continues
IRA
Greece has been through two federal governments in less than a year as citizen anger over fiscal bailouts, federal budget cuts and job losses has resulted in the ouster of former Prime MinisterGeorge Papandreou along with the party represented by the ...
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