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Jun 8, 2012

LATEST World News, Jun 08, 2012

Hagens Berman Reminds Chesapeake Energy Corporation Investors of June25, 2012 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
BERKELEY, Calif., Jun 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, reminds investors with significant losses in Chesapeake Energy Corporation ("Chesapeake") (NYSE:CHK) who wish to move the Court to be a lead plaintiff, that the deadline ...
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SPACE SHUTTLE ENTERPRISE News, Jun 08, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise sails to New York
Christian Science Monitor
By Mathew Murphy, Reuters / June 8, 2012 The space shuttle Enterprise makes the final leg of its journey to its new Manhattan home on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Wednesday in New York. The space shuttle Enterprise - named ...
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WIKILEAKS News, Jun 08, 2012

WikiLeaks suspect loses bid to drop charges
AFP
FORT MEADE, Maryland — A military judge rejected Friday a petition by the US soldier accused of spilling a trove of US intelligence secrets to the WikiLeaks website to dismiss some of the charges against him. Judge Denise Lind denied defense motions...
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UNITED NATIONS News, Jun 08, 2012

PHOTOS: Celebrate World Environment Day
Earth911.com
Photo: United Nations Environmental Programme Brazil has been selected as the official host for this year's WED celebrations. The South American nation had previously hosted WED in 1992, on the eve of the first Earth Summit – when world leaders, ...
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TORONTO STAR News, Jun 08, 2012

Eaton Centre shooting: “Illegal” publication ban flabbergasts Star newsroom
Toronto Star
In Toronto, we don't expect we will have to dodge bullets in a public place. Thankfully, shopping mall shootings are a rare event here. As a letter to the editor from a Starreader offended by Tuesday's editorial cartoon depicting the CN Tower, ...
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TIME Magazine News, Jun 08, 2012

Hicks: 'America's Got Talent' contestant lied about photo
San Jose Mercury News
Hill was pronounced the face of "The Hip-Hop Nation," by Time magazine. She then largely disappeared from public view to raise her six children, five of whom she had with Rohan Marley, the son of famed reggae singer Bob Marley.
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN News, Jun 08, 2012


Swazis win E400 000 in Science contest
Times of Swaziland
By The Times of swaziland on June 08,2012 MBABANE - Two teenagers from Swaziland have won a Scientific American's inaugural Science in Action award, part of the Google Science Fair. The prize is awarded to a project that addresses a social,...
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REUTERS World News, Jun 08, 2012

Schilling video game company declares bankruptcy
Reuters
By Ros Krasny and Jonathan Stempel | BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The video game company owned by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling filed bankruptcy papers on Thursday, less than two years after it won a $75 million loan guarantee from Rhode ...
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NBC News, Jun 08, 2012

Armstrong Brings Earlier and Longer Coverage to Ironman on NBC
Bloomberg
Armstrong's First While the program changes will result in more coverage of top pros and elite age-group racers, NBC will continue to feature select human-interest stories throughout the broadcast as it has in previous years.
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC News, Jun 08, 2012

'Untamed Americas': Stunning new National Geographic series makes debut
Mother Nature Network
It's a bit of a love affair," says Karen Bass, producer of the four-part nature documentary that premieres on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild on June 10 with "Mountains," followed by "Deserts," "Forests" and "Coasts.
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FASHION Models News, Jun 08, 2012

YouTube and Fashion Blogger Wendy Nguyen Visit FIDM for Stylist Challenge Event
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Students at the fashion college were invited to work in teams of three to create a runway-ready look in just 10 minutes. The winners won $200 in prizes and a tutorial session with YouTube fashion star Wendy Nguyen. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 ...
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LONDON OLYMPICS News, Jun 08, 2012


Olympics: Goldfinger Bindra gunning for London encore
Times of India
A decade or so later in Beijing, the bespectacled shooter would shatter a myth and win independent India's first individual Olympic gold in the 10m air rifle event of the 2008 Games. Part of the 11-member Indian shooting contingent bound for the London ...
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LIBYA News, Jun 08, 2012

Libya takes steps toward democracy
Washington Post
THE CLAIM that the NATO-backed overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi has produced little but chaos inLibya got a boost on Monday when gunmen briefly took over Tripoli's international airport, fired a few shots and grounded the international airliners that only ...
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INTERNET News, Jun 08, 2012

Apple iPad Compatibility Introduced by TopTablePlanner Seating Plan Software
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Leeds, United Kingdom, June 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- TopTablePlanner is pleased to be able to announce that the latest version of its highly successful online seating planning tool is now completely compatible with the very latest in the iPad tablet ...
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FRANCHISE News, Jun 08, 2012

Franchise

'Buying' a franchise really means 'renting'
Globe and Mail
Sure, you might have paid the franchisor an initial franchise fee of $40000, royaltiesand advertising fund contributions totaling 10 per cent of your gross sales for every year of the term, plus $500000 to construct and develop the premises, ...
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FORBES News, Jun 08, 2012

Inside Forbes: How We're Helping Journalists Find Their Voice With E-Books
Forbes
Her posts on Forbes.com about Anonymous, a loosely assembled global group of hackers, gained her face-to-face, on-the-record meetings with two senior representatives. Her book, We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous and the ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, Jun 08, 2012

Scor Sees 'Marginal' Costs on Italian Quakes, CEO Kessler Says
BusinessWeek
By Fabio Benedetti-Valentini on June 08, 2012 Scor SE (SCR), France's largest reinsurer, will be “only marginally affected” by two earthquakes that hit Italy last month, Chief Executive Officer Denis Kessler said. “This event, in terms of intensity and ...
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DIED, Jun 08, 2012

Preciado was set to be presented at Villarreal.
Newly appointed Villarreal coach Manuel Preciado dies of heart attack
The Daily Star
VALENCIA, Spain: Spanish football team Villarreal's newly appointed coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack Thursday. He was 54. Preciado, who only agreed to take charge of the team Wednesday, had a one-year deal and was set to be presented Friday ...
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CBS World News, Jun 08, 2012

Pelley sees the top of the mountain for 'CBS Evening News' as anchor marks 1st ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Article by: DAVID BAUDER , AP FILE - This undated file photo released by CBS shows "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley. Pelley marks one year on the job Wednesday as anchor of the "CBS Evening News." And he's already got his eye on the top of the ...
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CARIBBEAN News, Jun 08, 2012

US Premiere For The Skin
Caribarena Antigua
“They are the first to produce a feature film in the Eastern Caribbean with The Sweetest Mango, when no one else thought it was possible. Where others see a blank page, they see the written word, where others see a blank screen they see images.
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BBC World News, Jun 08, 2012

BBC Worldwide restructure: Jana Bennett's role under threat
The Guardian
A BBC Worldwide spokeswoman said: "We've been looking at a number of options to increase our penetration of high growth markets around the world, and sustain our record of successful growth. This work remains underway and we are not going to comment on ...
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ASIA News, Jun 08, 2012

Asia today: 3 in a row! Oz trade data better than consensus
FXstreet.com
by Andrew Robinson - Saxo Bank | View company's profile For the third day in a row, Australia was in the spotlight during the Asia session. This time it was the turn of trade data for April. The trade balance came in at a deficit of A$203 mln, ...
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ASEAN News, Jun 08, 2012

Southern Luzon businesses position for integrated regional market
BusinessWorld Online Edition
"We believe that we will benefit from heightened free trade in ASEAN(Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and even the wider Asia-Pacific region," Juan Martin Barredo, president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry's chapter in Rizal, ...
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ARAB League News, Jun 08, 2012

Annan: Syria solution requires Iran
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan said Thursday he wanted Iran to be involved in any “solution” to the Syria conflict, a suggestion the United States immediately balked at. Annan was speaking amid more signs that diplomatic efforts to restore ...
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LOS ANGELES TIMES News, Jun 08, 2012

LA Times Supports Planned Parenthood Partnership with Local School District
NewsBusters (blog)
By Ryan Robertson | June 08, 2012 | 10:50 A massive, notoriously scandal-ridden abortion provider is operating in Los Angeles high schools? What could go wrong? Anna Gorman, writing for the Los Angeles Times on June 5, gave a glowing report of a highly ...
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ABC News, Australia, Jun 08, 2012

Iron Burka: [Afghanistan] The kill chain: Australia's dron war
By Mullah Lodabullah
[Afghanistan] The kill chain: Australia's dron war. The kill chain: Australia'sdrone war. Updated June 082012. A senior Australian Defence Force officer has revealed details of how the Royal Australian Air Force deploys Israeli-owned drones ...
Iron Burka