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Jun 1, 2012

LATEST World News, Jun 01, 2012

Interactive Brokers Group Reports Brokerage Metrics for May 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
GREENWICH, Conn., Jun 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) an automated global electronic broker and market maker, today reported its Electronic Brokerage monthly performance metrics for May.
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WIKILEAKS News, Jun 01, 2012

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden on sexual assault allegations, a British judge ruled Thursday. Wikileaks chief Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden, British court rules
New York Daily News
LONDON -- Britain's Supreme Court has endorsed the extradition of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to Sweden, bringing the secret-spilling Internet activist a big step closer to prosecution in a Scandinavian court. Assange, 40, has spent the better part ...
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TORONTO STAR News, Jun 01, 2012

Media Advisory - Canada's leading media figures join CJF 15th Annual Awards Gala
Sacramento Bee
By News - Media TORONTO, May 31, 2012 -- /CNW/ - Hosts from Canada's three major networks are among those attending The Canadian Journalism Foundation's 15 th Annual Awards Gala next week on June 7 at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
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FASHION Models News, Jun 01, 2012

Asian Models, Armani Wants Your Resumes
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Laurie Burkitt AP Giorigio Armani poses with models after afashion show in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) A note to Asian models looking for work: send resumes to Giorgio Armani. Of the 185 models strutting Armani's ...
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UNITED NATIONS News, Jun 01, 2012

Russia blames Syria massacre on 'militants
Atlanta Journal Constitution
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes President of Russia Vladimir Putin, left, for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui, Ambassador of the Permanent ...
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FRANCHISE News, Jun 01, 2012

New Report: Low Investment Franchise Opportunities Still the Most Popular
PR Web (press release)
Low-investment franchise brands may cost less than some of the big names in franchising but they have a significant presence in the market, according to a new report out today from Franchise Business Review. “When people hear the word 'franchise,' it's ...
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ASEAN News, Jun 01, 2012

East Asian Economies Must Cooperate to Boost Resilience to Crises
Exchange Morning Post (press release)
Bangkok, Thailand, 31 May 2012 – With risks to the global economy multiplying and increasingly interconnected, countries in East Asia must work more closely together to deepen their capacity to withstand crises, particularly unexpected shocks, ...
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ARAB League News, Jun 01, 2012

Foreign Policy: Syria Is Not Unsolvable
by Anne-Marie Slaughter Syrians chant slogans outside the Othman Mosque in Damascus on May 12, 2012 during the funeral of victims of the twin bombings that happened in Damascus on May 10. Syrians chant slogans outside the Othman Mosque in Damascus on ...
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CARIBBEAN News, Jun 01, 2012

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Breaks Ground on $30 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Members of St. Maarten Government Join AUC Leadership to Mark Largest Single Building Project in DeVry History CUPACOY, St. Maarten, Jun 01, 2012(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) has graduated more ...
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REUTERS World News, Jun 01, 2012

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors stampede to safe govt debt, stocks drop
... 23-mth low vs dollar * Oil falls below $100 a barrel * Stocks fall after sharpMay sell-off By Carolyn Cohn LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) - US Treasury yields hit their lowest in hundreds of years and world stocks dropped towards2012 lows on Friday, ...
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BBC World News, Jun 01, 2012

GM debate between Take the Flour Back and Rothamsted Research
The Guardian
[Written before a planned attack on Rothamsted's crop trial on 27 May] Dear Take the Flour Back, We are glad that you have decided to enter into a dialogue with us and hope we can still resolve the situation before it is too late.
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ASIA News, Jun 01, 2012

Indian Stocks Fall Most in Two Weeks on Concern as Growth
By Santanu Chakraborty on June 01, 2012 Indian stocks fell the most in two weeks after manufacturing growth slowed in May, adding to signs of weakening demand after expansion in Asia's third-biggest economy moderated to a nine-year low.
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ABC News, Australia, Jun 01, 2012

Lady cuts off her ex- lover's penis
Oye! Times
Ms Chen was initially charged for the murder in New South Wales Supreme Court but she has pleaded the court to accept her guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter, which was accepted according to ABC News. AustralianPolice stated that Xian Peng ...
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LIBYA News, Jun 01, 2012

Libya's Upcoming Elections: Part II
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
In April, a militia that had controlled the airport since the fall ofGaddafi handed control back to the government. British Airways resumed its flights to Libya on May 1; major Abu Dhabi-based Etihad was already flying to Libya as of mid-January.
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Meet the Science in Action Finalists – Part One
Scientific American (blog)
By Rachel Scheer | May 31, 2012 | On May 21, the 13 finalists of the $50000 Scientific American Science in Action award, powered by the Google Science Fair, were announced. In this blog series, we would like to shed light on the students behind the...
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TIME Magazine News, Jun 01, 2012

6 Steps for Building a Financial Plan for Aging Parents
By Christopher Matthews | @crobmatthews | June 1, 2012 | + In this week'sTIME Magazine cover story, columnist Joe Klein tells his story of caring for, and eventually losing, his elderly parents. The article is powerful in part because it deals with an ...
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FORBES News, Jun 01, 2012

Forbes talks George Clooney, cocktails, and celebrity lifestyles
In a new special news feature posted by Forbes magazine on May 31st,2012, celebrity secrets were flowing from the staff's lips faster than a spilled bellini. Bartender Walter Bolzonella claims the Hollywood actor actually helped create and named two ...
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AOL Impact and Cause Marketing Forum Announce Winner of 'Share Your Cause ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, Jun 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AOL Impact and Cause Marketing Forum, a company that educates nonprofits and businesses on doing well by doing good together, today announced National Geographic's'Cause An Uproar' campaign as the winner of ...
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NBC News, Jun 01, 2012

Edwards jurors: 'Evidence wasn't there'
Tucson Citizen
by USA TODAY feed on Jun. 01, 2012, under USA TODAY News Some jurors in the John Edwards corruption trial said today the federal government did not prove its case against the former Democratic presidential candidate. In appearances on morning talk ...
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CBS World News, Jun 01, 2012

Presidential Campaigns Duel Over Candidates' Jobs Records
By John McCormick and Alison Vekshin on June 01, 2012 The two competing US presidential campaigns dueled from opposite coasts yesterday, with both focusing on an issue at a specific locale that they think spotlights vulnerabilities for their opponent.
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INTERNET News, Jun 01, 2012

Majesco Entertainment to Present at the Needham 7th Annual Internet & Digital ...
MarketWatch (press release)
EDISON, NJ, Jun 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ:COOL) , an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today that Mike Vesey, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Needham 7th ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, Jun 01, 2012

Bridge Report on SEPTENI HOLDINGS Issued: Strong Earnings Growth in 1H FY9/12 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TOKYO, Jun 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Investment Bridge, one of Japan's leading independent IR services companies, has released a "Bridge Report" on SEPTENI HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (jasdaq:4293) reviewing the first half of fiscal year September 2012 ...
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LOS ANGELES TIMES News, Jun 01, 2012

Alan Horn could revive Walt Disney Studios' magic
Jun 01, 2012 (Los Angeles Times - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- In naming film veteran Alan Horn to oversee its troubled movie studio, Walt Disney Co. has tapped an executive who nurtured the blockbuster "Harry Potter" franchise ...
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PRAGUE POST - Retailers 'cheating' customers, Jun 01, 2012

Retailers 'cheating' customers

 "If you've recently walked out of a shop feeling suckered, you're not alone. Following a Europe-wide trend, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority (ČOI) found violations at two-thirds of retail operations inspected in the first quarter of the year, most of them infractions of the consumer protection law"
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DIED, Jun 01, 2012

When farm owner dies, new estate law should help families keep it in
By Len Lazarick
June 012012. By Dana Amihere Man overlooks Maryland farmland. Photo by eurowestgirl. Farmers who want to keep the family farm in the family and in business when the owner dies hope that a law signed ...

LONDON OLYMPICS News, Jun 01, 2012

Olympics-London firms stumble over trademark hurdles
By Avril Ormsby | LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) - Martyn Routledge first noticed businesses springing up in east London near the Olympic Park with the name "Olympic" on their shopfront 18 months ago during his daily bike ride to work.
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