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Emily M

BBC News - Fracking tests near Blackpool 'likely cause' of tremors - 0 views

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    It is "highly probable" that shale gas test drilling triggered earth tremors in Lancashire, a study has found.
Emily M

BBC News - Germany warns Greece over eurozone rescue deal - 0 views

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    The eurozone plan to save Greece from bankruptcy is not up for renegotiation, Germany has warned, ahead of emergency talks with Greece and France.
Lauren Dugan

Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries' honeymoon doom: Shortest celebrity marriages (gallery) ... - 0 views

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    Consider it a warning sign when your life choices put you in the company of Britney Spears, Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman . Less than three months after tying the knot in a lavish $10 million televised wedding, Kim Kardashian has already filed for divorce from Kris Humphries. But their whiplash romance won't set any records. -- other than for the most elaborate publicity stunt, that is. Rodman filed for an annulment nine days after wedding Electra in a Las Vegas ceremony, although those two crazy kids managed to make it work for another six months before officially splitting. Spears was married to childhood friend Jason Alexander for 55 hours before filing for an annulment.
Will D

2 dead, 13 hurt in New Orleans Halloween shootings - CNN.com - 1 views

shared by Will D on 01 Nov 11 - No Cached
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    (CNN) -- Two people died and 13 others were injured in four separate shootings in New Orleans early Tuesday, including one on Bourbon Street where costumed revelers were celebrating Halloween.
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    (CNN) -- Two people died and 13 others were injured in four separate shootings in New Orleans early Tuesday, including one on Bourbon Street where costumed revelers were celebrating Halloween.

    The first shooting, just after midnight outside a Bourbon Street nightclub, sent people running for cover, CNN affiliate WWL reported.
Emily M

"7 billionth" babies celebrated worldwide - CBS News - 0 views

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    (CBS/AP)

    MANILA, Philippines - Countries around the world marked the world's population reaching 7 billion Monday with lavish ceremonies for newborn infants symbolizing the milestone and warnings that there may be too many humans for the planet's resources.
Emily M

BBC News - Basque group Eta says armed campaign is over - 0 views

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    The Basque separatist group Eta says it has called a "definitive cessation" to its campaign of bombings and shootings.

Emily M

Rush to Drill for Gas Creates Mortgage Conflicts - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    As natural gas drilling has spread across the country, energy industry representatives have sat down at kitchen tables in states like Texas, Pennsylvania and New York to offer homeowners leases that give companies the right to drill on their land.
Emily M

Syria, Yemen opposition warn dictators: You're next - CNN.com - 0 views

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    (CNN) -- Dictators around the Middle East should pay close attention to the fate of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, opposition activists from Syria and Yemen said Thursday as reports of Gadhafi's death flashed across the world.
Ali M

Gadhafi killed in crossfire after capture, Libyan PM says - CNN.com - 0 views

shared by Ali M on 21 Oct 11 - No Cached
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    (CNN) -- Libyans cheered the fate of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi into the early hours of Friday after his death in what Libya's transitional prime minister described as a crossfire that followed his arrest by revolutionary forces.
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    Gadhafi was captured alive and unharmed as troops from the National Transitional Council overran his hometown of Sirte on Thursday, Jibril said. But a gunbattle erupted between transitional council fighters and Gadhafi's supporters as his captors attempted to load him into a vehicle, Jibril said, leaving Gadhafi with a wound to his right arm.
Ryan J

Eagles players defend asking fans to take down anti-Reid sign - Shutdown Corn... - 0 views

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    Unmoved by that fact, Mathis and Kelce approached the fans and asked them to remove the banner. The players have said that they did not threaten the fans; they merely asked them to take the sign down, and the fans complied. From that point on, Mathis and Kelce have been hammered non-stop on Philly talk radio, which is one environment in which an excuse to bash everything in sight is usually not needed. When something is served up like the hanging slider the two Eagles pitched, all bets are off.
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    a group of fans had a banner that read, "Andy, the Time's .... to Go," an obvious shot at head coach Andy Reid. The thing is, the fans were holding up the sign across the street from the Eagles' facility, which put them in a public area, and not the team's private property.
Barath P

Dispute Over Apple Image Shows Internet's Reach - Yahoo! Finance - 0 views

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    Mr. Mak's design of a silhouetted profile of Mr. Jobs in the Apple company logo was shared across the Web and reported by news media. The actor Ashton Kutcher posted the design on his Twitter account.
Emily M

U.N. urges 'immediate' world 'measures' to protect Syrians - CNN.com - 0 views

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    (CNN) -- A top U.N. official deplored the "devastatingly remorseless toll of human lives" in Syria on Friday and exhorted the world community "to take immediate measures" to protect citizens.
Emily M

African dictators warned: 'Your time is up' - CNN.com - 0 views

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    Sudanese billionaire and communications mogul Mo Ibrahim has issued a warning to African leaders clinging to power, saying people are no longer prepared to put up with bad governance on the continent.
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    (CNN) -- Sudanese billionaire and communications mogul Mo Ibrahim has issued a warning to African leaders clinging to power, saying people are no longer prepared to put up with bad governance on the continent.
Emily M

Obama Vows to Punish Iran in Alleged Plot Against Envoy - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    President Obama vowed on Thursday to push for what he called the "toughest sanctions" against Iran, saying that the United States had strong evidence that Iranian officials were complicit in an alleged plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
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    WASHINGTON - President Obama vowed on Thursday to push for what he called the "toughest sanctions" against Iran, saying that the United States had strong evidence that Iranian officials were complicit in an alleged plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
Emily M

Cleanup of Zuccotti Park Is Postponed - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    The cleanup of the Lower Manhattan park that has been occupied by protesters for nearly a month was postponed Friday shortly before it was supposed to begin, averting a feared showdown between the police and demonstrators who had vowed to resist any efforts to evict them from their encampment.
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    The cleanup of the Lower Manhattan park that has been occupied by protesters for nearly a month was postponed Friday shortly before it was supposed to begin, averting a feared showdown between the police and demonstrators who had vowed to resist any efforts to evict them from their encampment.
Emily M

Buyers line up for iPhone 4S sale - CNN.com - 0 views

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    (CNN) -- Apple fans -- including co-founder Steve Wozniak -- were lined up on Friday morning for a chance to buy the iPhone 4S, the latest in the company's line of "Jesus Phones," which includes many under-the-hood improvements.
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    Apple fans -- including co-founder Steve Wozniak -- were lined up on Friday morning for a chance to buy the iPhone 4S, the latest in the company's line of "Jesus Phones," which includes many under-the-hood improvements.
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    (CNN) -- Apple fans -- including co-founder Steve Wozniak -- were lined up on Friday morning for a chance to buy the iPhone 4S, the latest in the company's line of "Jesus Phones," which includes many under-the-hood improvements.
Emily M

Debate Sharpens Over N.H.L. Safety Rules and Fighting - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    A week into the N.H.L. season, a backlash has developed against the league's crackdown on boarding and checks to the head. But its relatively small scale has highlighted how sharply the debate over the physical nature of hockey, including the role of fighting, has evolved - especially in Canada, where reports on the long-term effects of blows to players' heads has been dominating the news.
Emily M

Response of the Police Is Expanding With Protests - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    DENVER - Whatever the original impulse behind "Occupy Wall Street," or the speculation of what the movement might become, this much is true: The groups of protesters, now camping or hanging out in many American cities, and the police agencies that have responsibility for public safety and order, are both shifting into new postures of action and response.
Barath P

FBI makes arrest after Johansson, Aguilera e-mails hacked - CNN.com - 0 views

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    FBI makes arrest after Johansson, Aguilera e-mails hacked
    From Michael Martinez, CNN
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