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May 19, 2012

LATEST World News, May 19, 2012

World leaders at Camp David warn Iran on nuclear program
The Olympian
By LESLEY CLARK | McClatchy Newspapers • Published May 19, 2012CAMP DAVID, Md. – World leaders on Saturday declared Iran's nuclear ambitions of "grave concern" and pointedly warned Tehran of tough sanctions against its oil program if it can't convince ...
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SpaceX Launch of First Unmanned Craft Aborted
BusinessWeek
By Brendan McGarry on May 19, 2012 A mission to send the first unmanned commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station was aborted less than a second before liftoff today after a computer detected an engine problem.
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CHINA Sports, May 19, 2012

Chinese activist who fled house arrest heads to US
Fox News
BEIJING – A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested US-China relations. Chen Guangcheng, sitting in a wheelchair ...
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Freedom: Blind Chinese activist on way to U.S.
Salt Lake Tribune
By DIDI TANG and GILLIAN WONG | AP BEIJING • A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested US-China relations.
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FASHION News, May 19, 2012

Voge has now banned photos of super skinny modelsCalvin Klein's Costa stirring more attention
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Photo: Matt Sayles / AP FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo, Dutch model Lara Stone, left, poses with Calvin Klein creative director Francisco Costa at the Calvin Klein Fall 2012 show during Fashion Week in New York. A limited edition of dresses ...
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Has the fashion industry finally realised you cannot cross the thin line?
Belfast Telegraph
By Jane Hardy As fashion bible Vogue announces it will no longer usephotos of painfully thin models, we ask women with anorexia if finally thefashion industry has learned you cannot cross ... With their jutting bones, flat chests and boyish hips, ...
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WEATHER World News, May 19, 2012


Wheat traders eye world weather
Agriculture.com
The reason for the aggressive buying continues to be macro market fear liquidation and weather fears. The forecast continues to have the plains endure some hot temperatures over the weekend and again late next week. Rain prospects look limited.
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Rocket, weather look good on eve of new space era
Minnesota Public Radio
On Saturday, a private company was set to make history by launching a capsule loaded with supplies to the International Space Station. The rocket maker known as SpaceX — Space Exploration Technologies Corp. — hopes to join a short list of governments ...
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SALES, COUPONS, DISCOUNTS, May 19, 2012

Should supermarkets solicit charitable donations?
SouthtownStar
00-07-337 You've filled your grocery cart, are feeling pretty good about many of your purchases being on sale and you have a stack of coupons for discountson several other items. At checkout, the cashier is friendly, even remarking on all the money ...
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Community Calendar
York News-Times
The reception will be from 1-3 pm >> An immunization clinic will be held on Monday, May 21 at the Polk County Health Department in Osceola from 3:30 to 5:30 pm Please call the Polk County Health Department at 402-747-2211 for further details or to ...
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GREECE News, May 19, 2012

Greeks' crisis is personal as well as political
The Olympian
By DEREK GATOPOULOS | AP • Published May 19, 2012 ATHENS, Greece– Like many Greeks left unemployed by their country's economic tailspin, Dimitris Spachos finds it easier to talk about his nation's problems than his own. Enormous debt accumulated over ...
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Euro Drops Versus Dollar, Yen on Greece Crisis Contagion Concern
BusinessWeek
By Catarina Saraiva on May 19, 2012 The euro fell for a third week against the dollar, reaching a four-month low, after the failure of Greek leaders to form a government increased concern the debt crisis may spread to other nations in the monetary ...
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DIED, May 19, 2012

Student dies, 7 hurt in blast near Italian school
Lexington Herald Leader
By FRANCES D'EMILIO — AP An Italian Carabiniere, paramilitary police officer, left, walks at the site where an explosive device went off near the "Francesca Morvillo Falcone" high school in Brindisi, Italy, Saturday, May 19, 2012.
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Student dies, 7 hurt in blast near Italian school
Albany Democrat Herald
AP | Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2012 7:21 am | Loading… A bomb exploded Saturday outside an Italian high school named after a slain anti-Mafia prosecutor, killing a teenage girl and wounding several other classmates, officials said.
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FINANCIAL News, Money, Banks, Economic and Financial Crisis, May 19, 2012


IMF chief warns on cost of Greek exit from euro
Reuters
Fears that Greece's dire state could drag the euro zone deeper into crisis rattledfinancial markets across the globe, as a little-known judge was installed to head an emergency government which will lead the nation to new elections on June 17.
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IMF to review Greek progress after June elections
Reuters
WASHINGTON May 17 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will not return to Greece to review its loan program before Athens holds fresh elections on June 17, anIMF official said on Thursday. "We take note that elections have been called and we ...
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MUSIC, Singers, Concerts News, May 19, 2012

Taos Gospel Choir sings with heart and soul
Taosnews.com
Mary Bruschini, a former New Yorker, is making sure that gospel music is a vibrant part of life in Northern New Mexico. Posted: Saturday, May 19, 20128:16 am | Updated: 8:22 am, Sat May 19, 2012. New Mexican gospel musicmay seem an oxymoron, but, ...
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Maroon 5 rocks as Revel hosts its first concert
Press of Atlantic City
Fanas cheer as Maroon 5 performs at the Ovation Theater at Revel. Guests begin entering the Ovation Theater at Revel Atlantic City for the first show at the new venue - Maroon 5. Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2012 12:15 am | Updated: 8:40 am, Sat May 19, ...
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FASHION Models News, May 19, 2012


Local Fashion Shows: Published May 19, 2012
St. Augustine Record
The Casa Monica presents its monthly luncheon fashion show in 95 Cordova Restaurant. The show will include fashions from Jones of New York, located in the Premium Outlet Mall west of Interstate 95. Jewelry will be provided by Filthy Rich and Handbags ...
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Skinny models need not apply
Windsor Star
By Doug Camilli, Postmedia News May 19, 2012 Editors at all 19 international editions of the influential fashion mag Vogue promised this month to stop usingmodels "under the age of 16 or who appear to have an eating disorder." Tyra Banks, top model ...
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NEW YORK News, Mar 19, 2012

Macy's Pays Tribute to Brazil with Multifaceted Campaign Launching This Week
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Tomorrow, Macy's will share a Brazilian experience with visitors as the retailer unveils its much anticipated “Brasil: A Magical Journey” campaign in select Macy's stores across the country and on macys.com.
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Macy's Pays Tribute to Brazil with Multifaceted Campaign Launching This Week
MarketWatch (press release)
Tomorrow, Macy's will share a Brazilian experience with visitors as the retailer unveils its much anticipated "Brasil: A Magical Journey" campaign in select Macy's stores across the country and on macys.com. Brazilian culture will burst into life at ...
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NEW YORK Fashion News, May 19, 2012

"Advanced Style"'Advanced Style' book features street fashion of the over-60 set
Los Angeles Times
Out Tuesday from powerHouse Books, this collection of street fashionphotographs of the over-60 set is a joy to look at. Although very few of the subjects photographed on the street of New York City actually reveal how old they are, they do offer ...
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Designer Gives Macy's a Brazilian Touch
Fox News
His runway is now appointment viewing during the crowded schedule of New York Fashion Week, attracting a front row of A-listers such as Rooney Mara and Katie Holmes in recent seasons, and the clothes almost always leave a lasting impression.
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SPACE, Astronomy News, May 19, 2012

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at Cape Canaveral for a test flight in 2010. SpaceX is set to make a key launch on Saturday. Private space travel: A new era begins?
CNN
(CNN) -- On Saturday, a company called SpaceX is scheduled to launch the first private mission to the International Space Station, demonstrating a freight-carrying capability NASA gave up when it retired its fleet of space shuttles in July.
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Solar eclipse: How to watch it without blinding yourself
Los Angeles Times
"Looking up into the [solar eclipse] without the proper protection is just dangerous," said astronomer Stephen Edberg at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "You need proper eye protection." Beginning late Sunday afternoon, a large swath of the western ...
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ENTERTAINMENT News, May 19, 2012

Saturday, May 19 2012 01:06 PM
Press News
AP Entertainment AP Financial AP General News AP International AP Lifestyles AP Politics AP Ohio AP Sports AP Travel AP Washington AP Sports Schlimm leads Cards to victory with 24 points By BETHANY DYKSHOORN The Press-News The Cardinals hosted ...
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LaBeouf returns to Cannes, this time with pride
Kansas City Star
By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer Actor Shia LaBeouf poses during a photo call for Lawless at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 19, 2012. CANNES, France -- If Shia LaBeouf has his way, ...
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QUEEN's JUBILEE News, May 19, 2012


Queen Elizabeth II shares a joke with Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir David Richards, left, as they attend an Armed Forces Parade and Muster at Home Park Saturday May 19, 2012 in Windsor, England. Queen Elizabeth II is watching thousands of Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force troops parade outside her Windsor Castle home to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

Military parade for UK queen's Jubilee
Kansas City Star
AP Queen Elizabeth II shares a joke with Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir David Richards, left, as they attend an Armed Forces Parade and Muster at Home Park Saturday May 19, 2012 in Windsor, England. Queen Elizabeth II is watching thousands of ...
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Queen's Jubilee guest list raises eyebrows
The Daily Star
The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of Elizabeth's reign as Britain's monarch. A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 19, 2012, on page 10. Swazilanders and Bahrainians join human rights campaigners in a protest ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, May 19, 2012

Preview: Chivas USA Vs. LA Galaxy, May 19, 2012
The Goat Parade
by Alicia Ratterree on May 19, 2012 8:00 AM PDT in Match Previews The first edition of the 2012 superclasico is almost here! The battle of LA will pit Chivas USA against the LA Galaxy Saturday evening (7:30 pm PDT, ESPN2/ESPN Deportes).
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5.9 earthquake shakes up northern Chile
NDTV
AP | Updated: May 19, 2012 23:20 IST Santiago: The US Geological Survey (USGS) says a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 has shaken up northern Chile, but there are no reports of injury or damage. Chilean authorities discount the possibility of ...
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LONDON OLYMPICS News, May 19, 2012

London Olympics 2012 torch relay starts in Britain
Yahoo! Sports
Yachtsman Ben Ainslie was the first torchbearer as the Olympic flame began its 70-day journey around Britain and Ireland on Saturday ahead of the 2012London Games. With the Atlantic Ocean behind him at Land's End, England's most southwesterly point, ...
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Torch relay for 2012 London Olympics begins its journey
Washington Post
LAND'S END, England — British sailing hero Ben Ainslie kicked off the torch relay for the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday with a stroll through teary, flag-waving crowds who cheered the arrival of the flame. Hundreds held up mobile phones to snap ...
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CAMP DAVID News, G-8 Summit, May 19, 2012


G-8 Summit opens at Camp David, as Iran and Syria among top topics
Fox News
CAMP DAVID, Md. – President Barack Obama and leaders of other major industrial powers grappled Friday with options to solidify world resolve against development of an Iranian nuclear bomb and encourage a more forceful response to worsening violence in ...
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At Camp David, Obama calls Iranian nuclear program a 'grave concern' for US ...
Washington Post
Opening the second day of meetings at the Group of Eight summit at Camp David, Obama reaffirmed that the leaders of eight of the world's richest economies are committed to maintaining tough economic sanctions on Iran until it relinquishes its nuclear ...
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