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May 15, 2012

LATEST World News, May 15, 2012

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Washington Post
May. 15, 2012 - Ylan Q. Mui offers the latest news from the Washington Post newsroom in less than a minute. (/The Washington Post) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports ...
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Jay Townsend - May 15, 2012
Golf Channel
2012 may be the best year for Luke Donald to win a Major and Townsend thinks that the US Open at Olympic Club is Donald's best chance to win. The VolvoWorld Match Play is being played in a round robin format for the first two days with 16 seeded ...
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IRELAND, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece News, May 15, 2012

Treasury Yields Dip Toward Historic Lows On Greece
Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, government bonds from Spain, Italy, Portugal and Ireland suffered broad selloffs, with the 10-year yields in both Italian and Spanish government bonds trading above 6%--a level, if sustained, that casts doubt on the nations' ability to tap the ...
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EURO GOVT-Greek turmoil hoists Spanish, Italian yields
Reuters
... high levels which pushed Ireland and Portugal to seek international aid. Markets have already begun to price in the risk of a break-up of the euro zone with fears that chaos in Greece will drag down larger countries such as Spainand Italy.
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ROBOTICS News, May 15, 2012

Canon eyes robot-only camera production
The News Journal
Robots make Yaris compact sedans on an assembly line at a northern Japan plant of Toyota Motor Co.'s group company Central Motor Co. on Feb. 16, 2011. Canon Inc. is moving toward fully automating digital camera production in an effort to cut costs, ...
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QUAN: Home Care Robots Could Transform Personal Assistance Market
MarketWatch (press release)
(OTN:QUAN) is exploring new opportunities to deliver advanced personal assistance robots capable of helping the elderly and chronically ill lead more independent and productive lives. Currently, robotics developers in the US are testing innovative new ...
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FINANCIAL News, Money, Banks, Economic and Financial Crisis, May 15, 2012


Greek Vote Escalates Crisis as Schaeuble Raises Euro-Exit
Bloomberg
Play Greece to Hold New Elections, Euro Exit Risk Rises Greece's decision to return to the ballot box in the search for a government unleashed a hazardous new phase in Europe's debt crisis, with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble calling the ...
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Bloomberg
Italy's banks shaken as economic slump deepens
Telegraph.co.uk
Its economy is contracting at speeds not seen since the depths of the slump in 2009 as draconian austerity bites, greatly increasing the risk of social revolt and a banking crisis. Soaring: yields on 10-year Italian debt jumped 16 points to 5.86pc on ...
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HOLLANDE meets Merkel, May 15, 2012


Holland and Merkel set to meet Tuesday
Christian Science Monitor
Okinawa marked the 40th anniversary of its reversion to Japanese sovereignty from US postwar control Tuesday amid political deadlock over the relocation of a key US military base. What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward?
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France's Hollande Meets Merkel in Germany
Voice of America (blog)
Mr. Holland's first attempt to fly to Germany following his inauguration failed after the presidential plane, a Falcon 7X, was hit by lightning shortly after take-off from a military air base outside Paris. No one was hurt, but the plane returned to ...
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GREECE News, May 15, 2012

Greece Heads Toward New Elections
Fox Business
Greece abandoned a nine-day hunt for a government on Tuesday and called a new election that may hand victory to leftists who might cut the nation's financial lifeline, pushing it closer to bankruptcy and out of the euro zone.
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Greece calls new elections after talks collapse |
Reuters
By Lefteris Papadimas and Dina Kyriakidou | ATHENS (Reuters) - Greeceabandoned a nine-day hunt for a government on Tuesday and called a new election that may hand victory to leftists who might cut the nation's financial lifeline, pushing it closer to ...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS News, May 15, 2012

Conn. home invasion killer tries not to think about murders
USA TODAY
AP file This June 2007 photo provided by Dr. William Petit Jr. shows Dr. Petit, left, with his daughters Michaela, front, Hayley, center rear, and his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, on Cape Cod, Mass. AP file This June 2007 photo provided by Dr. William ...
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Dimon survives votes on pay, chairmanship
Bismarck Tribune
By TAMARA LUSH and PALLAVI GOGOI AP AP Photo/Scott Iskowitz TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The CEO of JPMorgan Chase survived a shareholder push Tuesday to strip him of the title of chairman of the board, five days after he disclosed a $2 billion trading loss by ...
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BIOLOGY News, May 15, 2012


National initiative launched to change the way biology departments approach ...
Phys.Org (press release)
A new national initiative promises to improve college biology education by engaging faculty members in an effort to change how post-secondary life sciences departments approach education. PULSE, which stands for Partnership for Undergraduate Life ...
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Potential of Synthetic Biology
Genetic Engineering News (blog)
Do you think synthetic biology has the ability to offer solutions for problems related to health and the environment? Authors of the Point of the View article in our May 15 issue state that the “science behind synthetic biology rests on questionable ...
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FASHION Models News, May 15, 2012


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MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, May 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In 2010, Victoria Beckham banned size 0 models from modelling at her catwalk shows, a signifier from one of fashion's significant players that the industry was moving forward. More currently and more impressively ...
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Are magazine models too skinny?
BBC News
A big British modelling agency has agreed to stop using modelswho are too skinny. Elite Model Management have backed a campaign, started by fashion magazine Vogue, to promote healthier views of body image among children. They say they won't knowingly ...
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DIED, May 15, 2012

Harold "Red" Poling, who served as chairman and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co. from March 1990 to January 1994, has died. Source: Ford/Wieck via BloombergHarold 'Red' Poling, Former Ford Chief, Dies at 86
BusinessWeek
By Keith Naughton on May 15, 2012 Harold A. “Red” Poling, former Ford (F) (F) Motor Co. chairman and chief executive officer who helped lead the automaker through two recessions, has died. He was 86. Poling died May 12 at his home in Pacific Grove, ...
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Mitchell Guist, Swamp People Alligator Hunter, Dies
TIME
By Katherine Cooney | @kccooney | May 15, 2012 | + Mitchell Guist, an alligator hunter on the reality-TV show Swamp People,died on May 14 after collapsing onboard his boat, according to a Louisiana sheriff. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack ...
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BUSINESS News, May 15, 2012

GBTA Presents 'Luminaries Of Travel CEO' Panel At 2012 Convention In Boston
MarketWatch (press release)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The GlobalBusiness Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, today announced the speakers for the 'Luminaries of Travel CEO' panel to be held on July 24th, ...
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Allianz CEO Expects 2012 to Be 'No Less Challenging'
BusinessWeek
The company's shares fell 9 euro cents, or 0.1 percent to 77.06 euros at 10:46 am in Frankfurt today. They gained 4.3 percent this year, giving Allianz a market value of 35 billion euros. That compares with the 1.9 percent increase in the 28- member ...
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ENTERTAINMENT News, May 15, 2012

'Dark Shadows'

MPI's complete DVD set timed to complement 'Dark Shadows' movie
Chicago Tribune
MPI Home Entertainment, a division of MPI Media Group, a 30-year-old producer, distributor and licensor of movies, television, and historical footage located in Orland Park, has been the lone company responsible for releasing the show on home video.
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Russell Brand To Host "2012 MTV Movie Awards"
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- MTV today announced that comedian, actor and TV personality Russell Brand will take the "MTV Movie Awards" stage for the first time as host when the show airs live on Sunday, June 3rd at 9 pm ET/PT on ...
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MOST BEAUTIFUL Woman, Model, Actress, May 15, 2012


Nicole Chavez, Latina Stylist Behind Hollywood's Hottest Starlets
Fox News
“The look of today is the curvy woman—thin is out. Everyone wants that body, and I believe it sends a great message,” she said. She said both men and women love curves. “Look at Beyonce, on the cover of People Magazine as the “World's Most Beautiful ...
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I Remember Mama: Maria Foley Remembers her Famous Beautiful Mom Anna Navarro
Patch.com
The most beautiful, talented, funny and most loving woman I have ever met. I would start by saying her name was Anna Navarro and she was my Mother. She wore many hats and she wore them well, juggling her career as an actress and her role as Mother to ...
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LONDON OLYMPICS News, May 15, 2012

Officials delay London Olympic Stadium decision
SI.com
LONDON (AP) The future of London's Olympic Stadium may not be resolved until after this summer's games, following a decision Monday to extend the bidding phase by eight weeks. The London Legacy Development Corporation had been set to decide on a bidder ...
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Coach K says London Olympics are his last
Chicago Sun-Times
BY VICKI MICHAELIS USA Today May 14, 2012 3:34PM DALLAS — Mike Krzyzewski, who led the “Redeem Team” to Olympic gold in 2008, said Monday the upcomingLondon Games will be his last as the US men's basketball head coach.
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PIXIE LOTT News, May 15, 2012

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CHERYL COLE News, May 15, 2012

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VANESSA MAE News, May 15, 2012

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ASEAN News, May 15, 2012


Business alliance to send delegation to ASEAN
China Daily
By Gao Yuan and Tuo Yannan (China Daily) The Aigo Entrepreneurs Alliance said on Monday that it will send a delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in July in an attempt at finding ...
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Countries eye trade agreement
China Daily
The joint declaration said the three countries should immediately prepare for the talks. Moreover, it said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, Plus Working Groups need to be established "without delay" to speed up discussions about ...
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