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ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 
November 11, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.  

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

  
 
 U.S.
  • Immigration bill splits House GOP (The Hill)
  • 40 House Republicans sign letter saying they’re open to tax increases (Truthout)
  • Mississippi to decide if fertilized egg is a human being (Reuters)
  • Survey finds anti-Semitic attitudes rising in America (Fox)
  • Restaurant grease as good as gold to biofuels thieves (NPR)
  • Study proves many U.S. corporations paid zero taxes (Raw Story)
  • House panel votes to subpoena White House for Solyndra records (Fox)
  • Obama rips House “In God We Trust” vote (CBS)
  • Filner urges Obama to back off medical marijuana (San Diego Union-Tribune)
WORLD
  • Greek PM on brink; world tells Europe to fix crisis (Reuters)
  • IMF chief warns of a “lost decade” for global economy (BBC)
  • “Monster” greenhouse gas levels seen (CBS)
  • French, Germans explore idea of core Euro zone (Reuters)
  • What’s the matter with Italy? (BBC)
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ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

November 2, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.  

 

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

U.S.

  • Obama plan moves to ease mortgages, student loans (International Business Times)
  • Victims of improper foreclosure practices can submit claims (Los Angeles Times)
  • New Obama administration programs help veterans find jobs (Voice of America)
  • Farming helps refugees put down roots (Voice of America)
  • Millions without power after northeast snow storm (CNN)
  • Herman Cain sexual harassment claims dog campaign (ABC)
  • Bank of America cancels debit card fee (BBC)


WORLD

  • World reaches 7 billion (Reuters video)
  • Occupy London protesters celebrate after winning eviction battle (Guardian)
  • Somalia’s agony tests limits of aid (New York Times)
  • Wikileaks Assange loses extradition appeal (BBC)
  • Suicide bomber kills 3, wounds 20 in SE Turkey (Jerusalem Post)

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ECM WORLD WATCH: OCTOBER 28, 2011

 

October 28, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.  Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 


U.S.

·         Senate blocks vote on jobs bill (CNN)

·         Obama’s housing rescue plan: Up from underwater (Los Angeles Times editorial)

·         U.S. economic growth up (BBC)

·         Euro zone deal sparks rally on Wall Street (Reuters)

·         Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage falls to 4.6 percent (San Diego Union-Tribune)

·         Medicare’s 2012  premium increase is less than expected (CNN)

·         The craze for flat taxes: Republican candidates are competing to race to the lowest point (London Economist)

·         Flat-tax renews fight on `trickle’down’ economics (Associated Press/San Francisco Chronicle)

·         Skeptical scientist ends up confirming climate change (Washington Post)

·         Federal contracts study says privatization isn’t cheaper (Sacramento Bee)

·         Disasters strain FEMA resources (USA Today)

·         Exxon Mobile profits soar 41% (money.cnn.com)

·         Ron Paul to “eventually” end all student aid (RawStory)

·         Occupy tensions high after vet’s skull fracture (CBS News)

WORLD    

·         7.2 mag quake hits turkey; 217 dead (CBS News)

·         Girls given equal rights to British throne under law changes (CNN)

·         Rainbow of religious leaders join Pope for peace (Fox News)

·         Israel, Palestinians agree on step toward new talks (CNN)

·         Bangkok residents flee as floods threaten dikes (Reuters)

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October 20, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.  Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

U.S.

  • ·         US drops plans to keep troops in Iraq (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • ·         Romney beating Obama in a fight for Wall Street cash (New York Times)
  • ·         Uganda welcomes U.S. troops to hunt rebel leaders (Capital FM News)
  • ·         Obama to challenge China on Trade(Reuters)
  • ·         Bank Transfer Day’ Protest Attracts Massive Facebook Following, As Well As “Bank Trolls” (Talking Points)

 

WORLD

  • ·         Ghadafi killed in hometown; Libya eyes future (Reuters)
  • ·         Israeli-Hamas agreement to trade prisoners may reshape politics in region (New York Times)
  • ·         Dozens of Yemeni women injured in protest (UPI)
  • ·         Living buildings could absorb city carbon emissions (CNN)
  • ·         Sectarian rifts erupt again in Saudi Arabia (Jerusalem Post)
  • ·         Why did Egypt’s Army violently suppress Christian protesters? (Christian Science Monitor)
  • ·         Clashes spark outrage among Egypt’s Christians (NPR)
  • ·         Egypt intercepts Libyan surface-to-air-missles in Sinai (Jerusalem Post)

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ECM WORLD WATCH: OCTOBER 13, 2011

 

October 13, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. 

 

Top world and U.S. headlines include: 

 

U.S.

 

·         Senate GOP votes to kill jobs bill (Washington Post)

·         Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan blocked with 50-49 Senate vote (The Hill)

·         Iranians charged in U.S. over assassination plot (Reuters)

·         Editor admits to infiltrating DC protest to undermine Occupy movement (RawStory)

·         Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan under fire from both left and right (The Hill)

·         Census: Housing bust worst since great depression (San Diego Union-Tribune)

 

WORLD

 

·         Coptic Christians in Egyt battle state’s version of deadly protest (Christian Science Monitor)

·         Japan quake: Fukushima children undergo thyroid tests (BBC)

·         Palestinians win a vote on bid to join Unesco (New York Times)



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ECM WORLD WATCH: SEPTEMBER 29, 2011

 

September 28, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--ECM World Watch highlights top U.S. and world news stories, published in other media.  This week's top headlines include:

 

 

 

WORLD

·         Saudi king gives women right to vote (Reuters)

·         Saudi woman driver’s lashing ‘overturned by king’(BBC)

·         NATO strikes Gaddafi stronghold(BBC)

·         Gamers crack AIDS puzzle(Medical News Today)

U.S.

·         Mass. man accused of plotting to hit Pentagon and Capitol with drone aircraft (Washington Post)

·         Air Force and Navy turn to biofuels (NPR)

·         Obama’s healthcare law appealed to Supreme Court (Reuters)

·         80 arrested as ‘occupy Wall Street’ protest of bank bailouts, mortgage crisis marches in NYC (Washington Post)

·         Hot truck problems getting worse (WTHR-TV)

·         U.S. Internet rules to take effect Nov. 20 (Reuters)

·         Net Neutrality rules are coming. Here’s why they matter (Christian Science Monitor)

·         Guantanamo tribunal for USS Cole suspect (BBC)

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

September 22, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--ECM World Watch highlights top U.S. and world news stories, published in other media.  This week's top headlines include:

 

 

 


 

U.S.
  •          House approves spending measure opposed by Senate Democrats; shutdown possible (Washington Post)
  •          Obama pushes jobs bill on GOP rivals’ turf (Washington Post)
  •          Perry is focus of attention, attacks at Florida debate (CNN)
  •          One in four U.S. children living in poverty, study finds (Huffington Post)
  •          Postal service wants to end overnight delivery (Reuters)
  •          Troy Davis execution sparks anti-death penalty backlash (Washington Post)
  •          U.S. official: program aimed at Libyan scientistsSan Diego Union Tribune)
  •         Reno’s reckless air tragedy (Daily Beast)

World
  •        Walkout at UN as Ahmadinejad speaks (CNN)
  •         Solar window is green game changer (Israel21c)
  •         Global leaders struggle to calm recession fears (Yahoo News)

 

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September 15, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. 

 

Top world and U.S. headlines include: 

 

WORLD

  • World markets sink amid Europe debt worries (NPR)
  • Egyptian protesters pull down Israeli embassy wall (Reuters)
  • China losing edge as low-cost manufacturer, KPMG says (BBC)

U.S.

  • Obama’s bill makes it illegal to discriminate against unemployed (The Hill)
  • Nation looks ahead with hope after remembering 9/11 victims (CNN)
  • NATO: 77 US troops injured after Taliban hit Afghan/coalition base (CNN)
  • Student loan default rates jump (Union-Tribune)

HEALTH

  • Insulin may slow Alzheimer’s, study finds (Los Angeles Times)
  • Gene find could lead to drugs for chronic pain (BBC)

ECM WORLD WATCH: SEPTEMBER 9, 2011

 

 

September 9, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)—Due to the power outage, this week’s World Watch has headlines only, no excerpts. Click links to view full stories.

 

 

 U.S.

 

• Possible Al Qaeda plot against DC, NYC investigated
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/specific-unconfirmed-terror-threat-received-against-new-york-or-washington/2011/09/08/gIQAcD3KDK_story.html?hpid=z2  

 

Texas cut fire department funding 75% this year
http://www.rawstory.com/rawreplay/2011/09/texas-cut-fire-department-funding-by-75-percent-this-year/  

 

Texas fires kill destroy more than 1,000 homes
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/07/texas-fires-homes-destroyed-bastrop  

 

Obama lays out $447 billion plan to boost economy
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/2011/09/08/gIQAk3ELDK_story.html?hpid=z1  

 

Fact-checking the Reagan debate
The Republican presidential candidates stray from the facts at the Reagan Library
http://factcheck.org/2011/09/factchecking-the-reagan-debate/  

 

Fact-checking the GOP debate at the Reagan Library
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/fact-checking-the-gop-debate-at-the-reagan-library/2011/09/07/gIQAFrz5AK_blog.html?hpid=z1  

 

What you missed by not watching last night’s Reagan Library debate
http://swampland.time.com/2011/09/08/what-you-missed-while-not-watching-last-nights-reagan-library-gop-debate/  

 

Need a new liver? Just print one yourself
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibtXFG2c42A
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_asia/2011-09-01/need-a-new-liver-then-just-print-yourself-one.html  

 

First Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that Citizens Can Videotape Police
http://www.dailytech.com/First+Circuit+Court+of+Appeals+Rules+that+Citizens+Can+Videotape+Police/article22587.htm  
WORLD


·         Palmer: Gaza blockade lawful, IDF used ‘excessive’ force http://www.jpost.com/DiplomacyAndPolitics/Article.aspx?id=236380
  • Pakistan Army says it has Al Qaeda's global operations chief in custody

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

September 1, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)-- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

 

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

WORLD
• CIA drone is said to kill Al Qaeda’s #2 (New York Times)
• Mexico deploys 1,500 troops after ‘terrorist’ casino attack (CNN)
• 140 Mexican schools shut down amid extortion fears (NPR)
• Fukushima caesium leaks 'equal 168 Hiroshimas' (UK Telegraph)
• Luxury, horror lurk in Gadhafi family compound (CNN)

• Astronomers discover planet made of diamonds (Yahoo News)
• Anti-cancer virus shows promise (BBC)
U.S.
• Disaster aid account faces shortfall (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Hurricane Irene and the staggering cost of climate change (Nelson Daily)
• Hurricane Irene blamed for at least 44 deaths in 13 states (Washington Post)
• Did fracking cause the Virginia earthquake? (OpEd News)
• Bachmann says she’d consider minimum wage changes (Yahoo News)
• Ron Paul on hurricane watch: “We should be like 1900” (Salon)
• Make it in America: How we can bring back manufacturing (Truthout)
• 6 years after Katrina, lower 9th ward still bleak (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• NOAA Warns of gap in future forecasting abilities (NPR)

 

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

August 24, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)-- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

U.S.

• Earthquake aftermath: National landmarks damaged (ABC News)
• White House issues new rules to cut bureaucratic red tape (Washington Post)
• A new era in foreign policy (CNN)
• Gold price drops sharply on U.S. economy hopes (BBC)
• Hurricane Irene marks 1st big U.S. threat in years (Yahoo News/AP)
• Report: Government probe of Standard & Poors (AP)
• Obama plan to review deportation cases stokes heated debate (Los Angeles Times)

WORLD

• Price put on Gadhafi’s head (Reuters)
• No Gadhafi kids in custody: Escapes and false reports (ABC News)
• Analysis: West looks to avoid Iraq errors in post-Gadhafi Libya (Reuters)
• Russian Progress space freighter lost (BBC)
• Large zone near nuclear reactors to be off limits (New York Times)
 

BREAKING WORLD NEWS BULLETIN: LIBYAN REBELS STORM TRIPOLI, GADDAFI SONS CAPTURED, PALACE GUARDS SURRENDER

By Miriam Raftery
 

August 21, 2011 (San Diego) Rebel forces have streamed into Tripoli tonight, taking control of the capitol city.

 

“An amateur league of ill-trained rebel fighters appeared to be on the bring of toppling Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year rule Monday after capturing two of the leader’s sons and infiltrating the Libyan capital, “ CNN reports.

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

August 18, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

U.S.
• Obama to issue new proposals on job creation, debt reduction (Washington Post)
• Study: 1 in 5 U.S. children live in poverty (CBS)
• GOP debate: Hitting hard at Obama and each other (Sacramento Bee)
• Sharp jabs thrown in Minnesota debate—and not all at Obama (USA Today)

WORLD
• 7 pulled from Iraqi mosque, killed execution style (USA Today/AP)
• London riots: more than 1,000 people charged (BBC)
• Hamas bans Gaza students studying abroad (MSNBC News)
• France, Germany propose ‘true European economic summit’ (NPR)
• Gobachev criticizes Putin’s Russia as backsliding on democracy (CS Monitor)

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August 11, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

 

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

WORLD


• England riots: Fight back underway, says PM (BBC)
• Riots: The underclass lashes out (London Telegraph)
• Worst day for world markets since ’08 (Washington Post)
• U.S. urges citizens to leave Syria immediately (Jerusalem Post)
• After the revolution, Arab women seek more rights (NPR)

 

U.S.

• Republican tax hardliners on debt superpanel (Reuters)
• Wisconsin recall elections: Democrats fail to take Senate majority by one seat (Washington Post)
• Government considers turning foreclosures into rentals (AP)
• Foreign-born blacks hit hardest of all immigrant groups by jobs crisis (Huffington Post)
• United States loses AAA credit rating (Reuters)
• S&P Fallout: Fannie and Freddie downgraded (CNN Money)
• Blowing money in the wind: lawsuit filed over wind energy (Toronto Sun)

BREAKING NEWS: 31 AMERICANS REPORTED KILLED IN HELICOPTER SHOT DOWN BY TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN; VICTIMS INCLUDE SEAL TEAM SIX

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

August 6, 2011 (San Diego)—A NATO helicopter was shot down today during a conflict with the Taliban in Afghanistan, killing 31 U.S. soldiers and seven Afghans in the deadliest single incident in the 10-year war, Reuters reports. ABC News reports that 25 Navy Seals were on board, plus seven Afghan Special forces soldiers, five crew members and an interpreter.

 

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August 4, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

Top world and U.S. headlines include:

 

U.S.

• FAA shutdown: Obama urges Congress to settle latest row (BBC)
• Deal could endanger healthcare law (Politico)

• General Mills partners with American Refugee Committee to aid famine relief efforts in Somalia (Wall Street Journal Market Watch)
• Obama signs U.S. debt bill into law (BBC)
• The Fires This Time (Fairness and Accuracy in Media)
• Accused Fort Hood plotter got bomb-making recipe from Al Qaeda (Christian Science Monitor)
• Study: Forests absorb much more greenhouse gases than previously known (Christian Science Monitor)
• Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say (Los Angeles Times)

 

WORLD

• Somali famine’s brutal toll: 29,000 kids dead in 3 months (Newser/AP)
• Arab League discusses Palestinian state (Al Jazeera)
• Nigeria Ogoniland cleanup ‘could take 30 years’ (BBC)
• Islamist show of state in Tahir state angers activists (Christian Science Monitor)
• Iran vows to skirt nuclear shutdown; watchdog embarrassed (Reuters)
• Hamas executives two Gazans as spies for Israel (Jerusalem Post)
• Norway shooting: Names and photos of victims published (Norwegian press)
• Fukushima radiation levels rise, area closed (Christian Science Monitor)
• Mubarak’s trial begins in Cairo (BBC)

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July 28, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.  

 

96 DEAD IN OSLO TRAGEDY: INFLUENCE OF U.S. GROUPS ON KILLER REVEALED

 

July 24, 2011 (Oslo, Norway) – At least 96 people are confirmed killed in Norway from a bombing in Oslo followed by shootings of teenagers at a Labor Party youth camp. A Norwegian man, Anders Behring Breivik, 32, has been arrested and charged with both crimes. 

 

BREAKING WORLD NEWS ALERT: OSLO ON TERROR ALERT AFTER BOMB KILLS 7, 5 SHOT AT CAMP

by Kristin Kjaero

 

(July 22, 2011) -- Breaking news on Danmark's Radio reports that the capital building where the Prime Minister' Jens Stoltenberg's office has been bombed, although he is reported safe. Norwegian television NRK confirms seven dead and fifteen seriously injured, and the city is on full Terror Alert. Multiple other terrorist-related incidents are reported.

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July 21, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.   

 

WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS JULY 14, 2011


 

July 13, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. 

 

WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS JULY 6, 2011

 

 

 

 

July 6, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

 
 
 
 
 
  • Obama to meet Congress leaders Thursday on debt
  • Syrians stage mass protest in Hama
  • Mexican gangs threaten to behead DEA agents
  • Southern Sudan to become newest nation
  • Greece officially bans flotilla ships from departing
  • Cuba plans limited housing and auto market
  • Poland takes over EU presidency at time of crisis
  • After 90 years, graft threatens China's communists  

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June 23, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

 

Top global and national news stories include:

 

 

U.S.

  • Obama announces Afghanistan troop withdrawl plan (CNN)
  • House sets up Friday vote on limiting funding for Libya mission (The Hill)

  • Leading house democrats say social security cuts are a nonstarter (The Hill)

  • GOP hopefuls divided over anti-abortion pledge (NPR)

WORLD 

  • U.S., other nations agree to release oil; prices fall (USA Today)

  • Israeli  military begins to move West Bank barrier ( Jerusalem CNN)

  • Climate change: public skeptical, scientists sure (NPR)

  • Syria warns against outside influence (Sydney Morning Herald)

  • Mexico urges inquiry as U.S. shoots man on the border (BBC)

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June 16, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.


 

Top global and national news stories include:

 

U.S.


• Tax cuts aren’t always appetizing (American Progress)
• Senate report examines U.S. efforts in Afghanistan (NPR)
• FDA warns against high doses of cholesterol drug (NPR)
• Hispanics nationwide: a snapshot (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• GPS users fear getting lost in wireless expansion (NPR)
• Facebook rolls out facial recognition feature (NPR)
• Terrorism case exposes gaps in refugee screening (NPR)
• Pakinstan reportedly arrests suspected CIA informants (NPR)
• U.S. probes if Pakistan colluded with militants (NPR)
• Gates rebukes Europe for lacking commitment in NATO (Christian Science Monitor)

 

WORLD

 

• Defiant Iran plans big rise in nuclear enrichment (Reuters)
• Qaeda’s Zawahiri says U.S. facing Muslim rebellion (Reuters)
• China floods kill 52, force 100,000 to evacuate (Reuters)
• Amnesty condemns sharp rise in Saudi beheadings (Jerusalem Post)
• German pins down E.Coli: “It’s the bean sprouts” (Reuters)
• Concerns over Democracy dominate as Turkey votes (Reuters)
• Death toll in Haiti’s mudslides rises to 23 (Reuters)
• U.S. Navy intercepted North Korean trip (Reuters)
• Africa and the Internet: A 21st Century human rights issue? (Christian Science Monitor)
• Mexican judge orders release of ex-mayor of Tijuana (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Lebanese PM forms cabinet 5 months after taking office (Jerusalem Post)
• Germany recognizes Libya’s rebel leadership (Reuters)
• Syria’s regime cracks down hard. But is the military on board? (Christian Science Monitor)
• Yemen says makes arrests in attempt on Saleh’s life( (Reuters)
• Powerful quake again hits New Zealand’s Christchurch (Reuters)
• Japan says eight nuclear workers over-exposed to radiation (Reuters)
• Arab spring leaves Egypt in an economic slump (NPR)
• Iran to launch monkey into space (Jerusalem Post)
• Libyan rebels reject elections offer (Al Jazeera)
• Iraq’s Mehdi army faces splits, wary of return to war (Reuters)
• Militants launch cross-border attack into Pakistan (Reuters)
• Mexican police capture suspected teenage assassins (Reuters)

 

 

 

  

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June 2, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.

 

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May 25, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.


Top global and national news stories include:


U.S.

• Congress leaves without any ok on Libya action (NPR)
• GOP on the defensive as voters resist Medicare plan (New York Times)
• Democrats grab “safe” GOP seat (CNN)
• Palin movie coming to theaters this summer (CNN)
• Missouri tornado deadliest in decades (CNN)
• Storms kill 13 as they tear through Midwest (CNN)
• EPA criticized for scaling back monitoring fallout from Japan disaster (American Independent)

 

WORLD

• Mubarak to be tried for murder of protesters (Reuters)
• TEPCO confirms meltdown at 2 more Fukushima reactors
• Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images (BBC)
• Thousands face volcanic ash cloud flight cancellations (BBC)
• Group gathers at Jordanian embassy with petition to make country official Palestinian homeland (Jerusalem Post)
• Bomb attack hits 15 NATO fuel trucks in Pakistan

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May 20, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views.


Top global and national news stories include:

 


US.
• 2012 GOP Presidential candidates: Who’s in, who’s out (CNN)
• Gas prices could plummet for summer driving (USA Today)
• Obama announces ‘new chapter’ in U.S.-Mideast diplomacy (CNN)

WORLD
• Osama bin Ladin: Al Qaeda releases posthumous message (BBC)
• Japan readies new tactics for Fukushima after setback (Reuters)
• War crimes prosecutor targets Gaddafi and allies (Reuters)
• North Korea, Japan trade missile technology (Reuters)
• Israeli-Palestinian violence erupts on 3 borders (Reuters)
• Argentinian Jewish group gets Google to nix hate ads (Jerusalem Post)
• Jordan police use force to stop demonstrators from reaching Israeli border (Al Jazeera)
• U.S. to impose sanctions on Syrian president (Al Jazeera)
• Army shelling kills 7 in Syrian protest town (Reuters)
• Saudi woman defies driving ban (AFP)
• Wind farm ordered dismantled (La VanGuardia)

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