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June 6, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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ECM WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND WORLD NEWS

May 31, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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May 16, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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May 8, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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May 1, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

April 17, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES

April 17, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS HEADLINES

March 28, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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March 21, 2013 (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 reflect 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:

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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)

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·         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)

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)

 

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·         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:

 

 

 

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·         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)

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·         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 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:

 

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• 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 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:

 

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• 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)

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

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.  

 

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

 

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.   

 

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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:

 

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• 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)

 

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• 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)

 

 

 

  

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

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.

 

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

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:

 


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• 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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May 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.

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May 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.

 

 

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April 22, 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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April 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.

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

April 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.

 

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