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May 30, 2012

LATEST World News, May 30, 2012

Must-Reads From Around the World: May 30, 2012
TIME (blog)
By TIME.com | May 30, 2012 | + Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to depart from Thailand from the YangonInternational Airport on May 29, 2012. Suu Kyi's World Tour - Armed with her passport and the freedom to travel without ...
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USA TODAY News, May 30, 2012

Catcher: 'Huge surprise' if Clemens is guilty
Tucson Citizen
by USA TODAY feed on May. 30, 2012, under USA TODAY News WASHINGTON-aaThe prosecution opened a door today at the Roger Clemens trial. Lead defense attorney Rusty Hardin took advantage by getting testimony from another former big league pitcher that he ...
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NEW ZEALAND HERALD News, May 30, 2012

PRESS DIGEST-New Zealand newspapers - May 31
Reuters
NEW ZEALAND HERALD (www.nzherald.co.nz) Banks go to war on mortgages: Mortgage rates have hit rock bottom as banks offer thousands of dollars in cash and slash advertised interest rates in response to pressure from home-buyers for deals.
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BLOOMBERG News, May 30, 2012

US Stocks Fall on Greek Woes as Home Data Disappoint
BusinessWeek (blog)
By Rita Nazareth on May 30, 2012 US stocks fell, putting the Standard & Poor's 500 Index on pace for its worst month since September, after a gauge of pending home sales dropped by the most in a year and concern that Greece will leave the euro grew.
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NASA News, May 30, 2012

Space station captures SpaceX Dragon capsule; what's next?
USA TODAY
International Space Station astronauts planned to crack the hatch Saturday morning on a spacecraft like none they've entered before: a commercial cargo ship designed, built and operated by a private company. AP This image provided by NASA-TV shows the ...
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DISCOVERIES News, May 30, 2012


Discoveries
GE Healthcare to Showcase Innovative Breast Cancer Solutions from Screening ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHICAGO, May 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- GE Healthcare, (NYSE:GE) is working to help physicians potentially improve patient care throughout the breast cancer journey through one of the most comprehensive portfolios of technologies in the industry ...
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SOCCER News, May 30, 2012

US Youth Soccer Team Competes in 2012 Volkswagen Junior Masters World Finals ...
MarketWatch (press release)
HERNDON, VA, May 30, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Volkswagen of America and Volkswagen AG are bringing together youth soccer teams from 22 countries on five continents in Warsaw, Poland this week for the 2012 Volkswagen Junior Masters World Finals ...
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OPINIONS, May 30, 2012

OPINIONS
National Survey to Explore Dove Hunter Opinions
ChicagoNow (blog)
“We're surveying dove hunters in every state that has a dove season so they can give us their opinions on a variety of topics,” Richkus says. “This approach will give us an excellent picture of mourning dove hunter thoughts and needs by state, region, ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, Mar 30, 2012

Italy Earthquake 2012 Death Toll
Italy Earthquake 2012: Death Toll Rises To 17
Huffington Post
"They will need weeks to recover, because the earthquake is a deep wound," Lizza said. A pair of shoes are seen amid debris of the collapsed BBG industrial moldings building in Mirandola, northern Italy, Wednesday, May 30,2012.
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BARACK OBAMA News, May 30, 2012

White House 'regrets' reference to 'Polish death camp'
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
By Ron Kampeas · May 30, 2012 WASHINGTON (JTA) -- The White Houseexpressed its regrets about President Obama's use of the term "Polish death camp." In a statement Wednesday morning, Tommy Vietor, the spokesman for the US National Security Council, ...
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LONDON OLYMPICS News, May 30, 2012

14 million meals to be served at London Olympics
Huffington Post
ROB HARRIS | May 30, 2012 11:22 AM EST | AP LONDON — From the British staple of fish and chips to African barbecues, athletes and fans won't go hungry at the London Olympics. Organizers announced plans Wednesday to serve 14 million meals during the ...
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ABC World News, May 30, 2012

ABC Tells Judge Aereo Violates Copyrights, Should Be Shut
BusinessWeek
By Don Jeffrey on May 30, 2012 Broadcasters including Walt Disney Co. (DIS) (DIS)'s ABC told a judge the Barry Diller-backed online television service Aereo Inc. should be shut down because it lets users view programs through the Web in violation of ...
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CNBC World News, May 30, 2012

2012 Stanley Cup Finals TV Schedule
TVbytheNumbers
NEW YORK – May 30, 2012 – Day 50 – The NBC Sports Group's exclusive coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final begins tonight with Game 1 between the Eastern Conference Champion New Jersey Devils and the Western Conference Champion Los Angeles Kings at 8 ...
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CBC World News, May 30, 2012

While The Men Watch creator and cohost Lena Sutherland
A.V. Club DC
by John Semley May 30, 2012 Tonight's the night. After a week of shock (sincere and feigned) that CBC was partnering with Jules Mancuso and Lena Sutherland—creators of the online “live sports talk-show for women” While The Men Watch, “where girl talk ...
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AL JAZEERA News, May 30, 2012

DQ Entertainment International: Disney XD Acquires 'The Jungle Book' for USA
MarketWatch (press release)
HYDERABAD, India, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- DQE, the global entertainment company, announced today that Disney XD has acquired the 3D HD animated series The Jungle Book, to premiere on 11 June 2012 on the cable and satellite channel ...
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AUSTRALIA Ski News, May 30, 2012


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Australian ski season to start early
Stuff.co.nz
The official start of the Australian snow season is Queen's birthday weekend on June 9, however Perisher in NSW has announced it will open a week early on June 2 and Thredbo is aiming for June 6. Victoria's Mount Buller is also considering an early ...
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ARGENTINA Ski News, May 30, 2012


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Ski Ride Tours - Descending to Argentina to Ski the Andes!
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Ski Ride Tours offers an all-inclusive ski and snowboard destination package to Bariloche, Argentinain August. Enjoy nine nights in savory Argentina, ski or snowboard six days and experience the culture and beauty of South America.
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NEW ZEALAND Ski News, May 30, 2012




NZ ski areas opening for business
ESPN
By ESPN Action Sports | ESPN.com Snow Park NZ The snow guns are getting fired up at resorts around New Zealand and Australia. Unlike last year's slow start to winter in the Southern Hemisphere, this year, ski areas in Australia and New Zealand are ...
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CHILE SKI News, May 30, 2012



Valle Nevado and LAN Airlines Offer Photo Camp in Andes Mountains
Ski Channel
Some of those photos will be on display at the Valle Nevado SkiResort at the end of the week. The best of the best photos will be posted on Valle Nevado's website. Valle Nevado sits in an ideal location just outside Santiago, Chile and near the Andes ...
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SOUTH AFRICA Ski News, May 30, 2012

Comfort in the Cold
Noseweek
The most startling thing is that these party animals – many the worse for wear – then ski all the way back down again to their chalets at Le Chardon. Check out La Folie Douche on YouTube to see what this is about. South Africanswith cash to burn may ...
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NANDO PARRADO Info, May 30, 2012



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DIED, May 30, 2012

Serpent-handling pastor dies from rattlesnake bite
AZ Central.com
by Julia Duin - May. 30, 2012 09:36 AM Mack Wolford, a flamboyant Pentecostal pastor from West Virginia whose serpent-handling talents were profiled last November in The Washington Post Magazine, hoped the outdoor service he had planned for Sunday at ...
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