Monthly Archives: May 2012

Robin Gibb memorial planned for later this year

(Reuters) – Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb will be given a private funeral in Britain next week, and a public memorial service will be planned for later this year. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Judge Demands U.S. Hands Over Kim Dotcom Megaupload Evidence

A New Zealand judge demanded Wednesday that the United States fork over evidence in its case against Kim Dotcom, the enigmatic founder of file-sharing service Megaupload. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Rush for havens as euro fears rise

Treasuries hit levels not seen since 1946 and German Bunds and UK gilts yields hit all-time lows as investors seek some kind of solidity Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Torres joy at Spain call

SPANIARD is over the moon to be at the tournament after up-and-down year with Chelsea Sport RSS feed

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Court Rejects Activists’ Appeals – Radio Free Asia

Human Rights Watch Court Rejects Activists' AppealsRadio Free AsiaA Vietnamese court on Wednesday dismissed the appeals of two activists against jail terms imposed on them for spreading “anti-government propaganda,” despite calls for their unconditional release by international rights groups.Vietnam upholds … Continue reading

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Syria: West may be forced to seize Bashar al-Assad’s toxic gas stockpile – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Syria: West may be forced to seize Bashar al-Assad's toxic gas stockpileTelegraph.co.ukInternational troops could be forced to intervene in Syria if the collapse of President Bashar al-Assad's regime were to leave stockpiles of his chemical weapons vulnerable to terrorists, … Continue reading

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John Mayer tops Billboard album chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – John Mayer earned some redemption from fans after his third album “Born And Raised” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday, beating back stiff competition from rocker Slash and several “American Idol” … Continue reading

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Facebook launches Mideast office in Dubai

Facebook Inc. launched its first office in the Arab world Wednesday, aiming to drum up new advertising business from Dubai as investors fret over its struggling share price. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Assange loses extradition appeal

Ruling in Britain’s highest court affirms two earlier decisions that ruled Julian Assange should return to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Rooney: I need to impress Roy

THREE LIONS ace wants to make a good impression with new boss ahead of Euro 2012 Sport RSS feed

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