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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Man grabs French president before being tackled by security - CNN.com

Man grabs French president before being tackled by security - CNN.com
CNN - A man grabbed French President Nicolas Sarkozy by his shoulder and pulled him up against a barricade Thursday before being tackled by security officers.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/06/30/france.sarkozy.grabbed/

British strikes set to cause chaos for schools, travel - CNN.com

British strikes set to cause chaos for schools, travel - CNN.com
CNN - Hundreds of thousands of British teachers, air traffic controllers, customs officers and other public sector workers went on strike Thursday, causing potential chaos for schoolchildren and travelers.

BBC News - Belarusian 'silent rally' protesters rounded up

BBC News - Belarusian 'silent rally' protesters rounded up
BBC News - Belarusian police have arrested at least 100 people holding a 'silent rally' against the government in the capital, Minsk, activists say.

A BBC reporter in Minsk says protesters were violently rounded up and some journalists were attacked.

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13969346

BBC News - Six Moldovan 'uranium smugglers' arrested

BBC News - Six Moldovan 'uranium smugglers' arrested
BBC News - Moldovan police have arrested six people suspected of trying to sell a type of uranium that can be used in nuclear weapons.

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13968903

BBC News - MySpace sold to Specific Media by Murdoch's News Corp

BBC News - MySpace sold to Specific Media by Murdoch's News Corp

Tropical Storm Arlene makes landfall on Mexican coast - CNN.com

Tropical Storm Arlene makes landfall on Mexican coast - CNN.com
Arlene has winds of 65 mph and is expected to produce 4 to 8 inches of rain in some areas, while isolated amounts of up to 15 inches could fall in mountainous terrain and could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

Friday, June 17, 2011

BBC News - Sega Pass customer datails hacked

BBC News - Sega Pass customer datails hacked
BBC News - Sega has told gamers that some of their personal information may have been stolen following an attack on its systems.

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13815225

CIA, Senate hackers promise more attacks - CNN.com

Lulz Security, or LulzSec, is a group claiming responsibility for hacks and attacks against the US Senate, CIA and Sony websites.

Read more at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/web/06/16/cia.hackers.lulzsec/

Monday, June 13, 2011

Earthquakes rock Christchurch, New Zealand - CNN.com

CNN - A pair of earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.2 and 6.0 struck within 90 minutes of each other near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, reviving vivid memories of a deadly quake that killed more than 180 people in February.
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BBC News - BBC’s Nick Bryant says the city’s quake-weary residents are at their wit’s end, and dozens more families have decided to leave for good.
Since the earthquake in February, 50,000 residents have relocated elsewhere in New Zealand and Australia.
BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13745359

Thursday, June 2, 2011

BBC News - Outbreak is new form of E. coli

BBC News - Outbreak is new form of E. coli
BBC News - The E. coli outbreak in Germany is a new form of the bacterium, researchers and public health experts believe.

At least four people were killed and 40 injured when at least two tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts - CNN.com

Mayor: 'We are in life-saving mode' in western Massachusetts - CNN.com
CNN - At least four people were killed and 40 injured when at least two tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts.

Massive Gmail phishing attack hits senior U.S. officials - CNNMoney

Massive Gmail phishing attack hits senior U.S. officials - Jun. 1, 2011
Google says hundreds of gmail accounts from U.S. government officials, military personnel, South Korean officials and political activists have been breached in a spear-phishing attack originating from China.