Timecapsule Timeline

Calendar Months

   "Most newspaper article events happen anywhere from days, to months, to years before they reach publication. Consequently, most newspaper articles (on this timeline) are preceded by the date of the newspaper in which they appear." [E.M.]    *Color Code

July 2012

2012 - Astronomic Configuration - July 1st, 2012: "Sun [9 Cancer], Moon [4 Sagittarius], Mercury [5 Leo], Venus [7 Gemini], Mars [28 Virgo], Jupiter [4 Gemini], Saturn [22 Libra], Uranus [8 Aries], Neptune [2 Pisces R.], Pluto [8 Capricorn R.], Chiron [9 Pisces R.]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201207.html]

2012 - U.S. National Debt - July 1st, 2012: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 July 2012 at 11:20:47 PM GMT is: $15,792,930,768,503.06. The estimated population of the United States is 313,054,805 so each citizen's share of this debt is $50,447.81. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $3.90 billion per day since September 28, 2007! Concerned? Then tell Congress and the White House! [Based  on: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/] - [T.D. - 07/01/12]

2012 - Iran to deploy submarines in Caspian Sea? - July 1st, 2012: "Iran to deploy submarines in Caspian Sea, agency says" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 07/01/12]

2012 - Taliban-Afghan conference is limited to airing of ideas - July 1st, 2012: "Taliban-Afghan conference is limited to airing of ideas / Rare gathering ['this past week'] comes amid U.S. effort involving prisoners." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 07/01/12]

2012 - M-class solar flare - July 2nd, 2012: "Big sunspot AR1515 erupted on July 2nd at 10:52 UT, producing an M5.6-class solar flare that almost crossed the threshold into X-territory. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/02/12]

2012 - Settlement / Apple Inc. - July 2nd, 2012: "Apple pays Chinese ['agreed to pay ... $60 million'] to settle iPad case ['dispute over ownership of the iPad name.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/02/12]

2012 - 3 killed in Afghanistan - July 2nd, 2012: "A man in an Afghan police uniform fatally shot three foreign troops on Sunday in southern Afghanistan, the U.S.-led coalition said. It did not offer other details, including the nationalities of the three." [Based on: Digest article (3 killed in Afghanistan), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/02/12]

2012 - Iran feels pinch of new sanctions - July 2nd, 2012: "As new European Union sanctions targeting Iran's vital oil inductry took effect Sunday [07/01/11], Tehran acknowledged that the measures aimed at reining in its disputed nuclear program were taking a toll. The ban by the 27-member EU on the purchase of Iranian oil dealt the Islamic Republic its second economic setback in days, following fresh U.S. sanctions that prohibit the world's banks from completing oil transactions with Iranian banks." [Based on: Digest article (Iran feels pinch of new sanctions), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/02/12]

2012 - Mali Islamists target UNESCO sites - July 2nd, 2012: "Mali Islamists target UNESCO sites [Timbuktu]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 07/02/12]

2012 - Died / Andy Griffith - July 3rd, 2012: "[...] Mr Griffith [Andy Griffith] died Tuesday (July 3, 2012) at his home in North Carolina. He was 86. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Actor endeared himself to all '60s show), pp A1 & A9, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 3rd, 2012: "Stocks were little changed Monday following a discouraging report on the manufacturing industry. The Dow fell 8.70 points, or 0.1 percent, to 12,871.39. The S&P 500 rose 3.35, or 0.2 percent, to 1,365.51. The Nasdaq rose 16.18, or 0.6 percent, to 2,952.23." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Settlement / GlaxoSmithKline - July 3rd, 2012: "Glaxo will pay record $3 billion in fraud case / British pharmaceutical giant will pay record $3 billion in fraud case involving 10 drugs taken by millions of people" [Based on: Title(s) for A.P. article, pp. A1 & A9, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Unemployment soars in eurozone - July 3rd, 2012: "Unemployment soars in eurozone ['rose to 11.1 percent ... up from 11 percent in April']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Evidence of 'God particle' found - July 3rd, 2012: "Physicists say they have all but proven that the 'God particle' exists. [....]" [Based on: Digest article (Evidence of 'God particle' found), p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

*Links: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18702455

2012 - Fatal crash / C-130, South Dakota - July 3rd, 2012: "Fatal crash in South Dakota [07/01/12] grounds firefighting Air Force tankers" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - U.N. accuses N. Korea of shipping arms - July 3rd, 2012: "U.N. accuses N. Korea of shipping arms ['to Syria and Myanmar']" [Based on: Digest article (Evidence of 'God particle' found), p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Pacific Rim talks open in San Diego - July 3rd, 2012: "Pacific Rim talks open in San Diego [07/02/12] / Multination pact is intended to lower trade barriers and spur economic growth in the region." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Wind projects advance / Northeast U.S.A. - July 3rd, 2012: "Wind projects advance / Environmental study smooths path for Northeast offshore energy [U.S.A.]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Philadelphia archdiocese's ex-CFO pleads guilty in theft - July 3rd, 2012: "Philadelphia archdiocese's ex-CFO [Anita Guzzardi] pleads guilty in theft ['... stealing more than $900,000 from the church ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Drone aircraft makers respond to growing privacy concerns - July 3rd, 2012: "[...] Citizens, civil liberties groups and politicians have voiced worries that the small aircraft raise the specter of a 'surveillance society.' Only about 300 authorized federal permits have been issued to operate such aircraft, along with an unknown number of unlicensed amateurs, who are supposed to keep their aircraft within sight. [NP] The new recommendations by the association, a nonprofit based in Arlington, Va., that has members in more than 60 countries, pledge to 'respect the privacy of individuals' and the concerns of the public and to follow all federal, state and local laws. They also pledge to ensure that remote drone pilots are properly trained and to respect 'other users of the airspace. [...] Earlier this year, Congress, under pressure from the U.S. Department of Defense and drone manufacturers, ordered the FAA to give drones greater access to civilian airspace by 2015. The mandate, besides applying to military drones, applies to drones operated by private companies and government agencies." [Based on: A.P. article (Drone aircraft makers respond to growing privacy concerns / Trade group issues a voluntary code of conduct, the industry's first.), by Kevin Begos, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Off West Coast of The North Island, N.Z. - July 3rd, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 10:36:13 (UTC) on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012. The magnitude 6.2 event [Location: 39.963°S, 173.705°E; Depth 236.1 km (146.7 miles)] was located @ OFF WEST COAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND, N.Z."

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000awz5.php]-[T.D.- 07/05/12]

2012 - Bombs kill 40 in Iraq - July 4th, 2012: "Bombs kill 40 in Iraq ['six Iraqi cities and towns' - 07/03/12]; officials eye security bribes" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 4th, 2012: "Stocks rose Tuesday following an encouraging report on factory orders. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 72.43 points, or 0.6 percent, to 12,843.82. The S&P 500 rose 8.51, or 0.6 percent, to 1,374.02. The Nasdaq rose 24.85, or 0.8 percent, to 2,976.08." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/03/12]

2012 - Talks with Iran move forward - July 4th, 2012: "Talks with Iran move forward / U.S., world powers try to limit Tehran's nuclear program." [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - U.S. to Pakistan: 'We are sorry' - July 4th, 2012: "Ending a bitter seven-month standoff, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized to Pakistan on Thursday [?] for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops last fall and won in return the reopening of critical NATO supply lines into Afghanistan. The agreement could save the U.S. hundreds of millions of dollars in war costs. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (U.S. to Pakistan: 'We are sorry' / Action seven months after killing of 24 troops helps NATO win back supply route into Afghanistan.), p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - Top officers resign in bank scandal - July 4th, 2012: "Top officers resign in bank scandal / Senior managers' decision comes day after Barclays chairman says he will step down." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - FDA OKs quick, take-home HIV test - July 4th, 2012: "FDA OKs quick, take-home HIV test / Federal health officials warn that results won't be 100 percent accurate." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - San Diego fireworks gone in single flash - July 4th, 2012: "San Diego fireworks gone in single flash [07/04/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Taum Sauk is turned down for 'green' aid - July 4th, 2012: "Energy regulators have rejected Ameren Missouri's bid to get federal stimulus funds for rebuilding the upper reservoir of its Taum Sauk hydroelectric power plant - the giant mountaintop pool that ruptured in 2005. [....]" [Based on: Article (Taum Sauk is turned down for 'green' aid), p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/04/12]

2012 - Solar Wind - July 5th, 2012: "Earth is inside a stream of solar wind flowing from this [see link] coronal hole. Credit: SDO/AIA. "

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=05&month=07&year=2012]

2012 - Tests revive debate over death of Arafat - July 5th, 2012: "Tests revive debate over death of Arafat / Radioactive agent [polonium-210] is found on Arab leader's clothing, but experts warn that getting answers will be tough." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. Article, p A4, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - Killings stoke fears of Islamists / Egypt - July 5th, 2012: "Killings stoke fears of Islamists / Egyptians are alarmed that vigilantes are enforcing strict mores on the streets." [Based on: Title for A.P. Article, p A4, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - Iraq's Sunnis, Shiites alike face a long future of fear - July 5th, 2012: "[...] Nine years after the U.S. led an invasion of Iraq that overthrew dictator Saddam Hussein - purging the leadership and military of his supporters and leading to a fight against insurgents in a bloody guerrilla war that left more than 100,000 dead - Iraq's outlook is increasingly bleak in summer 2012. [NP] Instead of a Western-style democracy functioning in peace and cooperation, what's been left behind is dysfunctional and increasingly violent. Many of the attacks of the past month have targeted Shiites on annual religious pilgrimages, raising fears of a return to the deadly cycle of destructive violence between Sunnis and Shiites." [Based on: A.P. article (Iraq's Sunnis, Shiites alike face a long future of fear) by Kay Johnson and Lara Jakes, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - German spy agency faces shake-up in Neo-Nazi case - July 5th, 2012: "German spy agency faces shake-up in Neo-Nazi case" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - Jihadists claim responsibility for series of attacks in Syria - July 5th, 2012: "Jihadists [Al-Nusra?] claim responsibility for series of attacks in Syria" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A18, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - Court decision may cut health care for many on Medicaid - July 5th, 2012: "Court decision may cut health care for many on Medicaid / In 2014, states [U.S.A.] no longer are barred from making it harder for adults to qualify." [Based on: Title for Kaiser Health News article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/05/12]

2012 - Solar activity - July 6th, 2012: "Behemoth sunspot AR1515 is crackling with M-class solar flares and appears to be on the verge of producing an X-class explosion. NOAA forecasters estimate an 80% chance of M-flares and a 25% chance of X-flares during the next 24 hours. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=06&month=07&year=2012]

2012 - X-class solar flare - July 6th, 2012: "Giant sunspot AR1515 unleashed a strong X1.1-class solar flare on July 6th at 2308 UT. Because Earth is well-connected to the blast site by solar magnetic fields, a fusillade of protons accelerated by the explosion might soon reach our planet. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/07/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 6th, 2012: "Stocks dipperd after retailers reported slower sales growth and central banks took action to support their economies. The Dow fell 41.75 points, or 0.4 percent, to 12,896.67. The S&P 500 fell 6.44, or 0.5 percent, to 1,367.58. The Nasdaq rose 0.04 points to 2,976.12." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Vanuatu - July 6th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 02:28:24 (UTC) on Friday, July 6th, 2012. The magnitude 6.3 event [Location: 14.690°S, 167.266°E; Depth 179 km (111.2 miles)] was located @ VANUATU"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000azes.php]-[T.D.- 07/05/12]

2012 - Zimmerman bail set at $1 million - July 6th, 2012: "Zimmerman bail set at $1 million [07/05/12] / Florida judge notes distrust of defendant in killing of Trayvon Martin, 17." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - London unveils new skyscraper - July 6th, 2012: "London unveils new skyscraper [The Shard]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Vatican posts $19 million deficit - July 6th, 2012: "Vatican posts $19 million deficit [last year]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Malware may bump many off Internet - July 6th, 2012: "Malware may bump many off Internet / FBI offers website to help users check whether their computers are infected." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Ruptured water main / St. Louis, Mo. - July 6th, 2012: "Patients returned to Queeny Tower [07/05/12] / Barnes-jewish Hospital [St. Louis, Mo.] had to cut power when a ruptured water main caused flooding [07/04/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Staff Reports  article, p A4, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Iraq alleges incursion by al-Qaida into Syria - July 6th, 2012: "Iraq alleges [07/05/12] incursion by al-Qaida into Syria" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - European central Bank cuts rates to new low - July 6th, 2012: "European central Bank [07/05/12] cuts rates to new low [0.75 percent] / Bank leaders take action in hopes of easing financial crisis affecting eurozone economy." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Supply trucks on roll again to Afghanistan - July 6th, 2012: "Supply trucks on roll again to Afghanistan [07/05/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Iran invites Egyptian president to Tehran summit - July 6th, 2012: "Iran invites Egyptian president to Tehran summit [in August]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/06/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 7th, 2012: "Stocks slumped Friday following a third straight disappointing jobs report. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 124.20 points, or 1 percent, to 12,772.47. The S&P 500 fell 12.90, or 0.9 percent, to 1,354.68. The Nasdaq fell 38.79, or 1.3 percent, to 2,937.33." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/07/12]

2012 - Oil prices fall despite Iranian threat  - July 7th, 2012: "Oil prices fall despite Iranian threat ['Benchmark U.S. crude dropped by $2.77, or 3.2 percent, Friday to end the week at $84.45 a barrel in New York.']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/07/12]

2012 - A top Syrian general abandons Assad - July 7th, 2012: "A top Syrian general [Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass] abandons Assad / Clinton hails the defection as envoys meet in Paris to promote wider support for a U.N. transition plan." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/07/12]

2012 - Zimmerman leaves jail on $1 million bond - July 7th, 2012: "Zimmerman [George Zimmerman] leaves jail on $1 million bond" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/07/12]

2012 - U.S. troops in Afghanistan are suffering fewer IED casualties - July 7th, 2012: "U.S. troops in Afghanistan are suffering fewer IED casualties" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/07/12]

2012 - Hurricane Daniel - July 8th, 2012: "In early July 2012, two simultaneous hurricanes blew over the eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Emilia and Hurricane Daniel. The first of the two storms to form, Daniel started as a tropical depression on July 4. The storm had strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane by 12:20 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on July 8, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image. By that time, Daniel sported a distinct eye characteristic of hurricanes, and its spiral arms spanned hundreds of kilometers over the open ocean. [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78472]

2012 - Russian flood kills 103 - July 8th, 2012: "Flooding in the Black Sea region of russia killed 103 people after torrential rain dropped nearly a foot of water, forcing many to scramble out of their beds and take refuge in trees and on roofs, officials said Saturday." [Based on: Digest article (Russian flood kills 103), p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Died / Ernest Borgnine - July 8th, 2012: "Ernest Borgnine dies ['died Sunday (July 8, 2012). He was 95.']; beefy bad guy won Oscar for his softer side" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Rep. Frank marries partner - July 8th, 2012: "Rep. Frank [U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.] marries partner [07/07/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Egypt youth coalition disbands - July 8th, 2012: "Egypt youth coalition disbands" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Unrelenting heat wave / U.S.A. - July 8th, 2012: "Unrelenting heat wave [07/07/12] bakes half of nation [U.S.A.]; toll reaches 30" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Greece to back private investment - July 8th, 2012: "Greece to back private investment" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Parasite linked to suicide in women - July 8th, 2012: "Parasite [Toxoplasma gondii] linked to suicide in women" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Israelis protest over draft exemptions - July 8th, 2012: "Israelis protest [07/07/12] over draft exemptions ['for ultra-Orthodox Jews.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/08/12]

2012 - Hurricane Emilia - July 9th, 2012: "As Daniel weakened over the eastern Pacific in early July 2012, Emilia strengthened. Emilia formed as a tropical depression on July 7, and within two days intensified to a Category 1 hurricane, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported. As of 2:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on July 9, Emilia was located roughly 760 miles (1,225 kilometers) south of the southern tip of Baja California, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour. [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78476]

2012 - Fatal bombings / Afghanistan - July 9th, 2012: "A bomb in eastern Afghanistan Sunday [07/08/12] killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from roadside bombs and insurgent attacks." [Based on: A.P. article (Bomb kills 6 members of NATO fighting force / Victims were among 29 people killed in attacks across country.), p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Arsenic-loving bacteria debunked - July 9th, 2012: "Arsenic-loving bacteria debunked [journal, Science - 07/08/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Wildfire spreads in southern Idaho - July 9th, 2012: "Wildfire spreads in southern Idaho [west of Twin Falls - 07/08/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - West-leaning parties catch on in Libya - July 9th, 2012: "West-leaning parties catch on in Libya / Past cooperation with Ghadafi regime taints Muslim Brotherhood's chances in elections." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Record temperatures / St. Louis, Mo. - July 9th, 2012: "A HOT ONE FOR THE AGES / DAYS OF SWELTER - It was a 10-day run [June 28th-July 7th] of 100-degree days [St. Louis, Mo.], second only to 1936. Red boxes [there were 7] indicate record-breaking days. Previous records are in small type." [Based on: Title (and text) for Front Page headlines, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

*Trivia: "2 more deaths here blamed on heat wave / Collinsville man, U. City woman bring toll to 14; last year, 19 died of illness linked to hot weather." [Based on: Title for Staff reports article, p A2, S.L.P.D., 07/11/12]

2012 - Egypt's Morsi moves to reconvene Parliament - July 9th, 2012: "Egypt's Morsi moves to reconvene Parliament / President's action [07/08/12] is seen as a challenge to entrenched military leaders, who have not yet responded." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Assad blames outside forces for bloodshed - July 9th, 2012: "Assad blames outside forces for bloodshed / Uprising in Syria is 'completely different' from those in Egypt and Libya, president says in rare interview [broadcast - 07/08/12] ." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Democrats attack Romney over banking, taxes - July 9th, 2012: "Democrats attack Romney over banking, taxes [U.S.A.] / They want him to explain offshore accounts, release returns; GOP candidate dismisses 'character assault.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Kofi Annan will present U.N. plan to Assad today - July 9th, 2012: "Kofi Annan will present U.N. plan to Assad today / It lays out a process for installing transitional government." [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Tossed ballots add up as voter ID laws spread / U.S.A. - July 9th, 2012: "Tossed ballots add up as voter ID laws spread [U.S.A.] / Legitimate votes that are rejected seem to far outnumber cases of fraud, Associated Press study suggests." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

2012 - Woman apparently executed before crowd of jeering men - July 9th, 2012: "[...] Authorities in Parwan province [Afghanistan], where the NATO force has one of its largest bases, said they believed the images [a video], shot in late June, were authentic, and vowed to pursue those who carried out the killing ['young Afghan woman ... accused of adultery']. [....]" [Based on: Los Angeles Times article (Woman apparently executed before crowd of jeering men), p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/09/12]

*Trivia: "Protestors rally [07/11/12 - in Kabul] in support of slain woman." [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 10th, 2012: "U.S. stocks edged lower Monday as investors remained uneasy ahead of corporate earnings. The Dow fell 36.18 points, or 0.3 percent, to 12,736.29. The S&P 500 fell 2.22 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,352.46. The Nasdaq fell 5.56 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,931.77." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Cholera outbreak / Cuba - July 10th, 2012: "Cholera outbreak worries Cuba" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Southern Idaho fire growing - July 10th, 2012: "Southern Idaho fire growing" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Chavez says he's cancer-free - July 10th, 2012: "Chavez says he's cancer-free" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Romney holds lead in fundraising - July 10th, 2012: "Romney holds lead in fundraising ['... outraising President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party by $35 million ... .']" [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Military, court defy Morsi / Egypt - July 10th, 2012: "Military, court defy Morsi [07/09/12] / Egypt's newly elected president wanted Parliament to continue." [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Patriot Coal declares bankruptcy - July 10th, 2012: "Patriot Coal [07/09/12] declares bankruptcy [Chapter 11]" [Based on: Title for Article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Corn, soybean prices soar / U.S.A. - July 10th, 2012: "Corn, soybean prices soar [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for Digest, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Euro ministers OK Spain bailout terms - July 10th, 2012: "Euro ministers [early today] OK Spain bailout terms ['saying that $36.88 billion can be ready by end of this month.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Israeli panel would authorize settlements - July 10th, 2012: "Israeli panel ['headed by retired Supreme Court Justice Edmond Levy] would authorize settlements / Nonbinding, advisory group also declares that West Bank control is not an occupation." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Death toll from heat / St. Louis, Missouri - July 10th, 2012: "Severe heat may be over [St. Louis, Mo.], but death toll rises / 12 people are confirmed dead before cooler air finally settles over region." [Based on: Title for Article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Obama signs law easing pension burdens  - July 10th, 2012: "Obama signs law [07/06/12] easing pension burdens" [Based on: Title for Digest, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Settlement / Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes - July 10th, 2012: "Cruise and Holmes settle divorce [07/09/12]" [Based on: Title for People article, p A18, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - U.N. envoy seeks help from Iran about Syria - July 10th, 2012: "U.N. envoy [Kofi Annan] seeks help from Iran about Syria [07/09/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Episcopal bishops OK blessing for same-sex  - July 10th, 2012: "Episcopal bishops [07/09/12] OK blessing for same-sex [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for Digest, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Sunspot AR1520 - July 11th, 2012: "Big sunspot AR1520 has been relatively quiet for the past 24 hours, but this could be the calm before the storm. The sunspot has a delta-class magnetic field that harbors energy for X-class solar flares. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/11/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 11th, 2012: "Stocks fell Tuesday on worries about weakening corporate profits. The S&P 500 fell 10.99 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,341.47. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 83.17 points, or 0.7 percent, to 12,653.12. The Nasdaq fell 29.44, or 0.1 percent, to 2,902.33." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/11/12]

2012 - Pedaling their way to freedom - July 11th, 2012: "Pedaling their way to freedom / Brazilian inmates generate power for town's [Santa Rita do Sapucai] promenade in exchange for reduced sentences." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A18, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Kellwood agrees to cleanup of pollution - July 11th, 2012: "Kellwood [Kellwood Co.] agrees to cleanup of pollution [tetrachloroethylene, also known as PCE] at New Haven [Missouri] / Apparel manufacturer was sued by the state and EPA" [Based on: Title for Article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Business tax breaks are called too timid / U.S.A. - July 11th, 2012: "Business tax breaks are called too timid / Democrats and Republicans continue to disagree on best way to boost economy." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/11/12]

2012 - Egypt's new president cautiously tests power - July 11th, 2012: "Egypt's new president cautiously tests power [07/10/12] / Morsi, of the Muslim Brotherhood, defies the military and calls nation's disbanded Parliament into session." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/11/12]

2012 - Annan meets with Iran, Iraq on Syrian strife - July 11th, 2012: "Annan meets with Iran, Iraq [07/10/12] on Syrian strife / U.N. diplomat says Assad has agreed to plan to halt violence." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - Ex-Israeli leader Olmert cleared in corruption case - July 11th, 2012: "Ex-Israeli leader Olmert cleared [07/10/12] in corruption case ['... but convicted him of a lesser charge of breach of trust.']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/10/12]

2012 - 'The Naked Truth' gets a facelift at Compton Hill Reservoir Park - July 11th, 2012: "Vlad Zhitomirsky of VMD Sculpting applies paint remover to 'The Naked Truth' sculpture in Compton Hill Reservoir Park as part of a restoration project Wednesday, July 11, 2012. The statue, controversial at the time for its depiction of nudity and opposed by major donor Adolphus Busch, was dedicated in 1914 as a memorial to editors of the German-language newspaper St. Louis Westliche Post. In addition to adding new patina work in preparation for the statue's centennial, Zhitomirsky also sculpted replacement medallions and frieze work to replace those that were stolen in the 1970s. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com"

[Based on: stltoday.com article ('The Naked Truth' gets a facelift at Compton Hill Reservoir Park)

http://www.stltoday.com/news/multimedia/the-naked-truth-gets-a-facelift-at-water-tower-park/image_7e45953b-b6ac-5c96-9a02-226f867f0cb1.html

2012 - Mayor cuts city workers' pay to minimum wage / Scranton, Pennsylvania - July 11th, 2012: "Mayor [Scranton, Pennsylvania] cuts city workers' pay to minimum wage" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/11/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 12th, 2012: "Stocks fell after minutes showed Federal Reserve members at odds over whether the economy needs more help now. The Dow fell 48.59 points, or 0.4 percent, to 12,604.53. The S&P 500 fell 0.02 points, to 1,341.45. The Nasdaq fell 14.35, or 0.5 percent, to 2,887.98." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - X-1.4-class Solar Flare - July 12th, 2012: "Big sunspot AR1520 unleashed an X1.4-class solar flare on July 12th at 1653 UT. Because this sunspot is directly facing Earth, everything about the blast was geoeffective. For one thing, it hurled a coronal mass ejection (CME) directly toward our planet. According to a forecast track prepared by analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab, the CME will hit Earth on July 14th around 10:20 UT (+/- 7 hours) and could spark strong geomagnetic storms. Sky watchers should be alert for auroras this weekend. [....]" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/12/12]

2012 - New Pluto moon found - July 12th, 2012: "New Pluto moon found ['... bringing the tally of known moons to five.']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - U.S. trade deficit narrows - July 12th, 2012: "[...] The Commerce Department [U.S.A.] said Wednesday that the trade deficit fell 3.8 percent to $48.7 billion in May, down from $50.6 billion in April. [....]" [Based on: Article (U.S. trade deficit narrows), p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Assad backs interlocutor idea  - July 12th, 2012: "[...] Activists estimate that 17,000 people have been killed in the Assad regime's crackdown on a popular uprising that began in March 2011. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Assad backs interlocutor idea / He discusses transitional rule with Annan amid another Syrian defection.), p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - San Bernardino files for bankruptcy - July 12th, 2012: "San Bernardino [California] files for bankruptcy" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Suicide bomber targets cadets / Yemen - July 12th, 2012: "Suicide bomber [07/11/12] targets cadets [Yemen]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Coal miners protest turns violent / Spain - July 12th, 2012: "Coal miners protest [07/11/12] turns violent [Spain]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - DERAILED TRAIN SPARKS BLAZE IN OHIO - July 12th, 2012: "DERAILED TRAIN SPARKS BLAZE IN OHIO [07/11/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. picture article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Corn crops withering under drought / U.S.A. - July 12th, 2012: "Corn crops withering under drought [U.S.A.] / USDA report says a third of harvest already shows damage; food prices are expected to rise." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Violence on rise among settlers / West Bank - July 12th, 2012: "Violence on rise among settlers [West Bank]" [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - U.S. pledges to address legacy of Laos bombing - July 12th, 2012: "[...] The U.S. dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on the North Vietnamese ally during its 'secret war' between 1964 and 1973 - about a ton of ordinance for each Laotian man, woman and child. That exceeded the amount per person dropped on Germany and Japan together in World War II. [NP] Four decades later, American weapons are still claiming lives. When the war ended, about a third of some 270 million cluster bombs dropped on Laos had failed to detonate. More than 20,000 people have been killed in Laos since then by ordinance, according to its government, and agriculture development has been stymied. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (U.S. pledges to address legacy of Laos bombing) by Bradley Klapper, p A12, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - House panel wants to crack down on reporters over leaks - July 12th, 2012: "Expressing outrage over national security leaks [U.S.A.], Republicans on a House Judiciary subcommittee pressed legal experts Wednesday on whether it was possible to prosecute reporters for publishing classified information. [NP] The response was a qualified yes. [...] No journalist has been prosecuted for publishing leaked information under the Espionage Act. [....]" [Based on: Tribune Washington Bureau article (House panel wants to crack down on reporters over leaks), p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Cheap natural gas hasn't cut customers' electric bills / U.S.A. - July 12th, 2012: "A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lower rates for customers. Instead, U.S. electricity prices are going up. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Cheap natural gas hasn't cut customers' electric bills), p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/12/12]

2012 - Hurricane Fabio - July 13th, 2012: "Fabio formed as a tropical depression over the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 12, 2012, and strengthened into a tropical storm within hours. On July 13, Fabio became the eastern Pacific’s fifth hurricane of the 2012 season. [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78549]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 13th, 2012: "The Dow fell for a sixth straight day Thursday on worries about a slowing global economy and corporate profits. The Dow lost 31.26, or 0.2 percent, to 12,573.27. The S&P 500 fell 6.69, or 0.5 percent, to 1,334.76. The Nasdaq fell 21.79, or 0.8 percent, to 2,866.19." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - Tanker blast / Nigeria - July 13th, 2012: "At least 95 killed in tanker blast [0712/12] / Victims had rushed to scene to collect precious fuel spilled by truck in Nigeria." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - Avalanche / French Alps - July 13th, 2012: "9 dead, 2 missing in avalanche in French Alps [07/12/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - New Syrian massacres reported - July 13th, 2012: "New Syrian massacres reported [07/12/12] / Activists say regime forces used shelling, other attacks in Hama province ['... regime forces killed more than 100 people in shelling and other attacks.']." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - Settlement / Wells Fargo Bank - July 13th, 2012: "Wells Fargo to pay $175 million in lending settlement ['to settle accusations that it discriminated against African-American and Hispanic borrowers']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - U.S. seeks investment, reforms in Asia - July 13th, 2012: "U.S. seeks investment, reforms in Asia / Secretary of State Clinton is finishing a diplomatic tour that included several nations." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - Officials opted for cover-up / Penn State University - July 13th, 2012: "Officials opted for cover-up / University's leaders [Penn State University] failed to protect child victims for fear of bad publicity, probe finds." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/13/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 14th, 2012: "Banks stocks led the Dow higher following a better-than-expected profit report from JPMorgan Chase. The Dow rose 203.82, or 0.6 percent, to 12,777.09. The S&P 500 rose 22.02, or 1.6 percent, to 1,356.78. The Nasdaq rose 42.28, or 1.5 percent, to 2,908.47." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Landslide / British Columbia - July 14th, 2012: "Landslide hits Canadian town [Johnsons Landing, British Columbia]; 4 thought missing [07/13/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A14, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Auditors say billions wasted in Iraq - July 14th, 2012: "Auditors say billions wasted in Iraq, but precise amount undetermined" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Visa, Mastercard settle over card fees - July 14th, 2012: "Visa, Mastercard settle over card fees [''... banks agreed Friday to pay at least $6 billion to settle a lawsuit brought by retailers.']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Oil prices rise again; traders cite supply fears - July 14th, 2012: "Oil prices rise again; traders cite supply fears" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - JPMorgan traders may have tried to conceal loss - July 14th, 2012: "JPMorgan traders may have tried to conceal loss / Firm plans to revoke two years' worth of pay from some senior managers; CEO Dimon says loss could grow as large as $7 billion." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Growing violence appears to be spiraling out of control in Syria - July 14th, 2012: "Growing violence appears to be spiraling out of control in Syria [07/13/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A14, S.L.P.D., 07/14/12]

2012 - Solar Wind - July 15th, 2012: "Solar wind speed: 597.2 km/sec; density: 25.9 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 0247 UT" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/14/12]

2012 - More than 500 penguins dead in Brazil - July 15th, 2012: "More than 500 penguins dead in Brazil ['... have washed up on beaches in southern Brazil over the past week.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/15/12]

2012 - Islamists in Mali detain, whip 90 protestors - July 15th, 2012: "Islamists [Ansar Dine] in Mali detain, whip 90 protestors" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/15/12]

2012 - U.N. team investigates reports of massacre - July 15th, 2012: "U.N. team investigates reports of massacre [07/14/12] / Observers find pooled blood, spent ammunition in Syrian village [Tremseh]." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/15/12]

2012 - Suicide bomber kills 23 at wedding in Afghanistan - July 15th, 2012: "Suicide bomber [07/14/12] kills 23 at wedding in Afghanistan [Aybak, the capital of Samangan province.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/15/12]

2012 - Evidence shows that blue light from electronic screens can contribute to insomnia - July 15th, 2012: "Can't sleep? Ditch the iPad / Evidence shows that blue light from electronic screens can contribute to insomnia." [Based on: Title for Chicago Tribune article by Monica Eng, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/15/12]

2012 - Flooding / Japan - July 16th, 2012: "Floods in Japan kill 26" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Tornadoes / Poland - July 16th, 2012: "Tornadoes in Poland kill 1, injure 10" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Ford recalls Escape crossovers - July 16th, 2012: "Ford recalls Escape crossovers ['... to fix carpet pading that could get in the way of breaking.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Syrian conflict is labled civil war - July 16th, 2012: "Syrian conflict is labled civil war [07/15/12] / Red cross declaration means possible war crime prosecutions." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Bomb hits convoy of Afghan officials - July 16th, 2012: "Bomb hits convoy of Afghan officials [07/15/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Campus crime reporting called lax / U.S.A. - July 16th, 2012: "Campus crime reporting called lax / Penn State case viewed as microcosm of nationwide problem" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Egypt's army chief raises stakes with Islamists - July 16th, 2012: "Egypt's top general raised the stakes on Sunday in the military's political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed forces will not allow a 'certain group' to dominate the country. Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi's spoke only hours after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton." [Based on: Digest article (Egypt's army chief raises stakes with Islamists), p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - Israel OKs subsidies to build more homes in West Bank - July 16th, 2012: "Israel OKs subsidies to build more homes in West Bank / Government backtracks in agreeing to aid construction of more than 500 houses." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/16/12]

2012 - M1-class solar flare - July 17th, 2012: "Sunspot complex AR1520-1521 erupted on July 17th at 1715 UT. The M1-class explosion unfolded slowly over a period of hours. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/17/12]

2012 - Settlement / U.S. Fidelis - July 17th, 2012: "US Fidelis customers get $26.5 million / Judge approves settlement [07/16/12] that protects the company that financed most of the vehicle service contracts from being sued." [Based on: Title for article, p A2, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 17th, 2012: "Stocks fell Monday following a surprisingly weak report on retail sales. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 49.88 points, or 0.4 percent, to 12,727.21. The S&P 500 fell 3.14, or 0.2 percent, to 1,353.64. The Nasdaq fell 11.53, or 0.4 percent, to 2,896.94." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Microsoft, NBC part company - July 17th, 2012: "Microsoft is pulling out of the joint venture that owned MSNBC.com, freeing the world's largest software maker to build its own online news service. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Microsoft, NBC part company), p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Syrian fighting rattles capital - July 17th, 2012: "Syrian fighting rattles capital; residents flee [07/16/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - U.S. wins China credit card dispute - July 17th, 2012: "[...] U.S. officials said Monday that the ruling by the Geneva-based World Trade Organization could allow American companies to enter China's $1 trillion electronic payments market. The WTO adjudicates trade disputes. [....]. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (U.S. wins China credit card dispute) p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Heat-related illness / St. Louis, Mo. - July 17th, 2012: "Three more people reported dead [07/16/12] of heat-related illness ['bringing the summer's toll to 21' - St. Louis. Mo.]" [Based on: Title for article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Drug to prevent HIV infection OK'd - July 17th, 2012: "Drug [Truvada] to prevent HIV infection OK'd" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Needles in sandwiches on 4 Delta flights - July 17th, 2012: "Needles in sandwiches on 4 Delta flights ['from Amsterdam to the U.S.' - 07/15/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - GlaxoSmithKline wins takeover of firm - July 17th, 2012: "GlaxoSmithKline wins takeover of firm ['GSK said it would pay $14.25 per share for Human Genome Sciences']" [Based on: Title (and text) for article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - U.S. ship fires on boat off Dubai, killing 1 - July 17th, 2012: "U.S. ship [Rappahannock] fires on boat off Dubai [07/16/12], killing 1" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - U.S. economy appears weaker as retail sales slump in June - July 17th, 2012: "U.S. economy appears weaker as retail sales slump in June ['Overall retail sales slid 0.5 percent from May to June'] / IMF also decides to trim its forecast for global growth over the next two years." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/17/12]

2012 - Nissan recall - July 18th, 2012: "Nissan recall ['Juke small SUVs to fix problem with the rear seats.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - New Yahoo CEO - July 18th, 2012: "New Yahoo CEO ['Marissa Mayer, top executive at Google']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 18th, 2012: "Stocks rose tuesday following several stronger-than-expected earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 78.33 points, or 0.6 percent, to 12,805.54. The S&P 500 rose 10.03, or 0.7 percent, to 1,363.67. The Nasdaq rose 13.10, or 0.5 percent, to 2,910.04." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Plague strikes Oregan man - July 18th, 2012: "Plague strikes Oregan man ['... while trying to take a mouse from the jaws of a cat at his home in Prineville, Ore.']" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Israel sees Assad's fall as certain - July 18th, 2012: "Israel sees Assad's fall as certain" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Liberal alliance wins in Libyan election - July 18th, 2012: "Liberal alliance wins in Libyan election" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Boy Scout exclusion of gays is retained - July 18th, 2012: "Boy Scout exclusion of gays is retained / Support from parents is cited in decision [07/17/12] by a committee after a two-year review." [Based on: Title for article by Doug Moore & A.P., p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - FDA bans BPA in baby bottles, sippy cups - July 18th, 2012: "FDA bans BPA in baby bottles, sippy cups" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Bernanke fears setback if Congress doesn't act - July 18th, 2012: "Bernanke fears setback if Congress doesn't act / Fed chief warns that failure to reach budget deal could endanger recovery." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Continued fighting spreads in Syrian capital - July 18th, 2012: "Continued fighting spreads in Syrian capital [07/17/12] / Assad deploys helicopter gunships against rebels, strafing neighborhoods in heavily guarded Damascus." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - Israel faces crisis as political party withdraws - July 18th, 2012: "Israel faces crisis as political party withdraws [07/17/12] / Moderate Kadima Party pulls out of government after just two months as attempts to reform military draft fail." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/18/12]

2012 - M7-class solar flare - July 19th, 2012: "Sunspot complex AR1520-1521 erupted again on July 19th, this time producing an M7-class solar flare that almost crossed the threshold into X-territory. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/19/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 19th, 2012: "Stocks rose Wednesday following strong reports on the housing industry and corporate earnings. The Dow rose 103.16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 12,908.70. The S&P 500 rose 9.11, or 0.7 percent, to 1,372.78. The Nasdaq rose 32.56, or 1.1 percent, to 2,942.60." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Bra is way older than thought - July 19th, 2012: "Bra is way older than thought / Women wore them 600 years ago, archaeologists discover." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Therapy can ease egg allergies - July 19th, 2012: "First peanuts, now eggs. Doctors have reversed allergies in some children and teens by giving them tiny daily doses of problem foods, gradually training their immune systems to accept them. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Therapy can ease egg allergies / Tolerance regime uses special products, requires close medical supervision.), p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - U.S. sued over fatal drone attacks - July 19th, 2012: "U.S. sued over fatal drone attacks / American victims' rights violated, suit [07/18/12] alleges; Petraeus, Panetta are named." [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Bomb in Bulgaria hits Israeli youths - July 19th, 2012: "Bomb in Bulgaria hits Israeli youths [07/18/12] / At least six people are killed and 32 wounded: Netanyahu blames Iran." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

*Trivia: "[...] Citing unidentified police sources, Bulgarian news reports said Thursday evening [07/19/12] that authorities suspect that the bomber was a Swedish citizen of Algerian and Finnish descent whom they said was imprisoned by the U.S. in 2002 at Guantanamo Bay after being associated with Islamic terrorist groups. Bulgarian officials did not confirm the report." [Based on: Los Angeles Times article (Blast is linked to suicide bomber / Bus attack on Israelis was by man with fake U.S. passport, drivers license, officials say.), p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Rebels in Syria kill 3 in Assad's inner circle - July 19th, 2012: "Rebels in Syria kill 3 in Assad's inner circle [07/18/12] / Government names new defense minister, vows to keep fighting 'gangs'." [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Capital One to repay millions in add-on costs - July 19th, 2012: "Capital One to repay millions in add-on costs / Most of the refunds and regulatory fines, totaling $210 million, will go to customers." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Bachman assailed on Senate floor after comments - July 19th, 2012: "U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachman, R-Minn., is facing a public firestorm over her accusations that the Muslim Brotherhood is infiltrating the federal government and working for 'America's demise.' [....]" [Based on: Digest article (Bachman assailed on Senate floor after comments), p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Racing flames raise construction debate / St. Louis, Mo. - July 19th, 2012: "Racing flames raise construction debate / Modern materials - After fire, some question use of lightweight synthetics. / Built to code - Apartments had working sprinklers and 'draft stops' in attic. / The apartment building at 3949 Lindell [St. Louis, Mo.] lies empty Wednesday [07/18/12] after the five-alarm fire that destroyed the building Tuesday night [07/17/12]." [Based on: Title & picture caption for article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Death toll from heat continues to climb / St. Louis, Mo. - July 19th, 2012: "Death toll from heat continues to climb [St. Louis, Mo.] / Two more bodies found, bring total to 23 in area." [Based on: Title for Staff Reports article, p A2, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Insurgents destroy 17 NATO fuel tankers / Afghanistan - July 19th, 2012: "Insurgents destroy 17 NATO fuel tankers [northern Afghanistan - 07/18/12]" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/19/12]

2012 - Honda recall - July 20th, 2012: "Honda recall ['... small SUVs and cars ... because the doors may not close.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p B3, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Spaniards protest - July 20th, 2012: "Spaniards protest ['... against the government's latest austerity package' - 07/19/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 20th, 2012: "Stocks rose Thursday after stronger profits overshadowed several discouraging economic reports. The Dow rose 34.66 points, or 0.3 percent, to 12,943.36. The S&P 500 rose 3.73, or 0.3 percent, to 1,376.51. The Nasdaq rose 23.30, or 0.8 percent, to 2,965.90." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Microsoft sees first loss - July 20th, 2012: "Microsoft sees first loss ['its first quarterly loss in 26 years']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p B3, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - China pledges credit for Africa - July 20th, 2012: "China pledges credit for Africa ['$20 billion in credit over the next three years']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Illinois scandal figure sentenced - July 20th, 2012: "Illinois scandal figure sentenced ['to 5 1/2 years in prison' - 07/19/12] / Former political insider Stuart Levine ran notorious swindles but aided prosecutors." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Kuril Islands - July 20th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 06:10:25 (UTC) on Friday, July 23rd, 2012. The magnitude 6.0 event [Location: 49.418°N, 155.935°E; Depth 22.7 km (14.1 miles)] was located @ KURIL ISLANDS"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bbde.php]-[T.D.- 07/23/12]

2012 - Argentina benefits from U.S. drought - July 20th, 2012: "Argentina ['... the world's third-largest soy producer behind the U.S. and Brazil.'] benefits from U.S. drought" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - As battles intensify, Assad appears on TV - July 20th, 2012: "As battles intensify, Assad appears on TV [07/19/12] / While rebels make gains, Syrian president is calm, composed." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Resurgence of whooping cough / U.S.A. - July 20th, 2012: "Resurgence of whooping cough has experts alarmed [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Firm has alternative to synthetic ingredients - July 20th, 2012: "Firm [RIBUS Inc.] has alternative to synthetic ingredients ['The company ... makes rice-based ingredients']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p B5, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

*Links: http://www.ribus.com/ribus-products

2012 - Uniformed military to be in gay pride parade - July 20th, 2012: "Uniformed military to be in gay pride parade ['for the first time in U.S. history.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A4, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Washington University fraternity suspended / St. Louis, Mo. - July 20th, 2012: "Washington University fraternity suspended [St. Louis, Mo] / Sigma Alpha Mu chapter is accused of violations linked to hazing, drug use." [Based on: Title for Article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/20/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 21st, 2012: "Stocks fell Friday on worries about how Europe's worsening economy will affect U.S. companies. The Dow fell 120.79, or 0.9 percent, to 12,822.57. The S&P 500 index fell 13.85, or 1 percent, to 1,362.66. The Nasdaq fell 40.60, or 1.4 percent, to 2,925.30." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/21/12]

2012 - DEADLY NIGHT / Aurora, Colorado - July 21st, 2012: "DEADLY NIGHT [Aurora, Colorado] / Gunman gasses movie audience, fatally shoots 12, wounds 59." [07/20/12]" [Based on: Front Page article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/21/12]

2012 - Feds overstepped, they acknowledge - July 21st, 2012: "The U.S. government admits that its surveillance efforts in the war on terrorism exceeded legal limits on at least one occasion. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence made the observation in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Wyden is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He has suggested that the government may be reviewing the emails and phone calls of law-abiding Americans in the U.S. who are at the other end of communications monitored abroad by the U.S." [Based on: Digest article (Feds overstepped, they acknowledge), p A16, S.L.P.D., 07/21/12]

2012 - Drought is worsening across country / U.S.A. - July 21st, 2012: "Drought is worsening across country [U.S.A.] / Situation is most widespread since 1956, according to Agriculture Dept. figures." [Based on: Title for article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/21/12]

2012 - U.N. says thousands of civilians have fled into Lebanon and Iraq - July 21st, 2012: "Syria's capital rocked by intense fighting [07/20/12] / U.N. says thousands of civilians have fled into Lebanon and Iraq; the two-day death toll was 470." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A13, S.L.P.D., 07/21/12]

2012 - Suicide car bomb / Pakistan - July 22nd, 2012: "Taliban kill 10 in attack ['suicide car bomb'] on rival in Pakistan [07/21/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - Cholera on rise in Sierra Leone - July 22nd, 2012: "Cholera on rise in Sierra Leone" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - Syrian opposition lacks voice of leader - July 22nd, 2012: "Syrian opposition lacks voice of leader / Exiles, rebels at odds; strife persists among ethnic groups." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - Blast shuts down oil pipeline in Turkey - July 22nd, 2012: "Blast shuts down oil pipeline in Turkey [07/20/10]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - Murdoch quits News Corp. subsidiary boards - July 22nd, 2012: "Murdoch quits News Corp. subsidiary boards [last week]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - $12.3 MILLION FOR CARONDELET COKE SITE CLEANUP / St. Louis, Mo. - July 22nd, 2012: "WHO PAYS? - $12.3 MILLION FOR CARONDELET COKE SITE CLEANUP - YOU DO / Former owners of site [St. Louis, Mo.] have contributed little to the effort." [Based on: Title for Article, p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

*Reference Links:

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/key-events-in-carondelet-coke-cleanup/article_2b032627-3b1e-59ae-858e-7da80330aa15.html

2012 - Colorado suspect received deliveries for months in preparation for assault, police say - July 22nd, 2012: "[...] Authorities wouldn't discuss a motive for one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Rampage was an act of 'deliberation' / Colorado suspect received deliveries for months in preparation for assault, police say.), p A1, S.L.P.D., 07/22/12]

2012 - Sun in Leo - July 23rd, 2012: "Reported date when the Sun entered the constellation Leo." [Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201207.html]

2012 - Typhoon Vicente - July 23rd, 2012: "Vicente formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific Ocean on July 20, 2012, and strengthened to a tropical storm the following day, Unisys Weather reported. On July 23, Vicente strengthened to a typhoon. The same day, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that Vicente was located roughly 75 nautical miles (140 kilometers) south of Hong Kong. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 120 knots (220 kilometers per hour) with gusts up to 145 knots (270 kilometers per hour). [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78641]

2012 - VERY FAST FARSIDE CME - July 23rd, 2012: "On July 23rd, a coronal mass ejection (CME) blasted away from the sun with rare speed: 3400 km/s or 7.6 million mph. CMEs moving this fast occur only once every ~5 to 10 years. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/24/12]

*Trivia: "The heliophysics communitty is buzzing today in response to an article in Nature Communications, which describes an intense solar storm that narrowly missed Earth almost two years ago. On July 23, 2012, a CME rocketed away from the sun at 2000 km/s, almost four times faster than a typical eruption. The storm tore through Earth orbit, but fortunately Earth wasn't there. Instead it hit the STEREO-A spacecraft, which experienced the most intense solar proton storm since 1976. Researchers have been analyzing the data ever since, and they have concluded that the storm was akin to the Carrington Event of 1859. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 03/19/14]

2012 - Rebels target Syria's biggest city - July 23rd, 2012: "Rebels target Syria's biggest city [07/22/12] / Fighters push into Aleppo even as government forces turn back gains in Damascus." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A14, S.L.P.D., 07/23/12]

2012 - Poverty reaching lofty levels / U.S.A. - July 23rd, 2012: "Poverty reaching lofty levels [U.S.A.] / Census report expected to show percentage at highest mark since 1965 ['Census figures for 2011 will be released this fall in the critical weeks ahead of the November elections.']." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/23/12]

2012 - U.S. Afghan withdrawal halfway done - July 23rd, 2012: "U.S. Afghan withdrawal ['of 23,000 American troops'] halfway done" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A14, S.L.P.D., 07/23/12]

2012 - Definition of middle class can be elusive / U.S.A. - July 23rd, 2012: "Definition of middle class can be elusive / For politicians and regular Americans alike, a broad swath is cut for defining label." [Based on: Title for A.P. article by Hope Yen, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/23/12]

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2012/jul/19/middle-class-definitions-prove-elusive-250000-a/

2012 - MAGNETIC BRIDGE - July 24th, 2012: "Sunspots AR1528 and AR1529 appear to be far apart. More than 200,000 km of stellar surface separate the two. Nevertheless, they are connected by a tubular bridge of magnetism. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) photographed the vast structure on July 24th: [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 07/25/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 24th, 2012: "Stocks sank Monday on worries that Europe's debt problems are worsening. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 101.11 points, or 0.8  percent, to 12,721.46. The S&P 500 fell 12.14, or 0.9 percent, to 1,350.52. The Nasdaq fell 35.15, or 1.2 percent, to 2,890.15." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/24/12]

2012 - Bold attacks rock Iraq cities  - July 24th, 2012: "A startling spasm of violence shook more than a dozen Iraqi cities Monday [07/23/12], killing more than 100 people in coordinated bombings and shootings and wounding twice as many in the country's deadliest day in more than two years. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Bold attacks rock Iraq cities / Coordinated violence spurs fears that al-Qaida is ready to regain a foothold.), p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/24/12]

2012 - Syria could use chemical weapons if attacked - July 24th, 2012: "Syria could use chemical weapons if attacked" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/24/12]

2012 - Three western advisers killed in Afghanistan - July 24th, 2012: "Three western advisers killed in Afghanistan ['over the weekend']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/24/12]

2012 - Strange and sudden massive melt in Greenland - July 24th, 2012: "NASA: Strange and sudden massive melt in Greenland" [Based on: Title for MSNBC article] - [By SETH BORENSTEIN (Associated Press) - updated 7/24/2012 5:54:45 PM ET]

*Link: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48306640

2012 - Author of fracking study is industry board member - July 24th, 2012: "Charles 'Chip' Groat, the lead author of a recent University of Texas study that suggested that hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, does not contaminate groundwater is a paid board member and shareholder in a company that engages in the practice. [....]" [Based on: Digest article (Author of fracking study is industry board member), p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/24/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 25th, 2012: "Stocks slumped Tuesday on worries about corporate profits and Europe's debt crisis. The Dow fell 104.14 points, or 0.8  percent, to 12,617.32. The S&P 500 fell 12.21, or 0.9 percent, to 1,338.31. The Nasdaq fell 27.16, or 0.9 percent, to 2,862.99." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Olin notes profit increase - July 25th, 2012: "Olin Corp., a manufacturer of chemicals and ammunition, reported its second quarter profit increased 13 percent due to improved pricing and higher bleach and hydrochloric acid sales volumes. Clayton [Mo.]-based Olin reported a $47.6 million profit, or 59 cents a share, in the second quarter that ended June 30, up from a $42.1 million profit, or 52 cents a share, a year ago. Olin's sales in the second quarter totaled $508.7 million, down from $529.1 million in the second quarter of 2011. [...] In its Winchester business segment, Olin's second quarter profit, $11.9 million, was up slightly from a year ago, when it reported a $11.8 million profit." [Based on: Article (Olin notes profit increase), p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Top Syrian official has defected - July 25th, 2012: "Top Syrian official [Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass] has defected / Military commander, a close friend of Assad, says nation must work toward democracy." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Heights offer view of Syrian civil war - July 25th, 2012: "Heights [Israeli-controlled Golan Heights] offer view of Syrian civil war" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Simeulue, Indonesia - July 25th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 00:27:45 (UTC) on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012. The magnitude 6.4 event [Location: 2.657°N, 96.126°E; Depth 22 km (13.7 miles)] was located @ SIMEULUE, INDONESIA"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bfha.php]-[T.D.- 07/26/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Solomon Islands - July 25th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 11:20:27 (UTC) on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012. The magnitude 6.5 event [Location: 9.721°S, 159.730°E; Depth 22.9 km (14.2 miles)] was located @ SOLOMON ISLANDS"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bfq0.php]-[T.D.- 07/26/12]

2012 - Farmers sell off cattle in drought / U.S.A. - July 25th, 2012: "Farmers sell off cattle in drought [U.S.A.] / Dry conditions persist and spread, forcing hard choices and shrinking nation's livestock inventory." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Ghana VP takes over after president's death - July 25th, 2012: "Ghana VP [John Mahama] takes over after president's death [07/24/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A9, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - Monsignor' gets 3-6 years in sex abuse cover-up - July 25th, 2012: "Monsignor [William Lynn] gets 3-6 years in sex abuse cover-up [07/24/12] / Judge says he 'helped many but also failed many' in his career." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/25/12]

2012 - A new billionaire - July 26th, 2012: "A new billionaire ['Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey, 35 ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Toyota tops GM - July 26th, 2012: "Toyota tops GM ['The Japanese company sold about 300,000 more cars and trucks than GM did in the first half of the year.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 26th, 2012: "Stocks were mixed Wednesday after discouraging housing data offset several stronger earnings reports. The Dow rose 58.73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 12,676.05. The S&P 500 fell 0.42 points to 1,337.89. The Nasdaq fell 8.75, or 0.3 percent, to 2,854.24." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Ameren unveils landfill plant - July 26th, 2012: "[...] The St. Louis County [Mo.] plant will use about 2.2 billion cubic feet of methane a year - gas that would otherwise be flared to minimize the impact on the environment. And the supply of gas should be available for decades to come. [....]" [Based on: Article (Ameren unveils landfill plant / Unlike wind and solar, methane from garbage fumes supplies power around the clock.), p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Iran won't halt nuclear plans - July 26th, 2012: "Iran won't halt nuclear plans / Supreme leader dismisses pressure to suspend uranium enrichment. [07/25/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Boeing posts surprisingly strong income - July 26th, 2012: "[...] Boeing, which is based in Chicago, reported net income of $967 million, or $1.27 per share, compared with $941 million, or $1.25 per share, a year earlier. Revenue jumped 21 percent to $20 billion. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Boeing posts surprisingly strong income), p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Argentina unveils 100-peso Evita note - July 26th, 2012: "Argentina unveils 100-peso Evita note" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Latest Syrian offensive targets strategic city - July 26th, 2012: "Latest Syrian offensive targets strategic city [07/25/12] / Rebel advance has spread through wide swaths of Aleppo." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A20, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Mauritius - Reunion Region - July 26th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 05:33:31 (UTC) on Thursday, July 26th, 2012. The magnitude 6.7 event [Location: 17.593°S, 66.363°E; Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)] was located @ MAURITIUS - REUNION REGION"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bgdg.php]-[T.D.- 07/26/12]

2012 - Ecuador: No decision on Assange until Olympics end - July 26th, 2012: "Ecuador: No decision on Assange until Olympics end" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A19, S.L.P.D., 07/26/12]

2012 - Sales boost Exxon - July 27th, 2012: "[...] Overall, Exxon Mobil's net income amounted to $15.9 billion, or $3.41 per share, compared with $10.7 billion, or $2.18 per share. Excluding the asset sales, company profit fell by 22 percent to $8.4 billion, or $1.80 per share. Revenue increased 1.5 percent to $127.4 billion." [Based on: Article (Sales boost Exxon), p B3, S.L.P.D., 07/27/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 27th, 2012: "Stocks rose after the head of Europe's central bank promised to 'do whatever it takes' to save the euro. The Dow rose 211.88, or 1.7 percent, to 12,887.93. The S&P 500 rose 22.13, or 1.7 percent, to 1,360.02. The Nasdaq rose 39.01, or 1.4 percent, to 2,893.25." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 07/27/12]

2012 - Obama won't seek stricter gun laws - July 27th, 2012: "Obama won't seek stricter gun laws / Instead, president urges effort to find other ways to combat gun violence." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/27/12]

2012 - Ex-ally of Milosevic set to lead Serbia - July 27th, 2012: "Ex-ally of Milosevic [Ivica Dacic] set to lead Serbia" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A7, S.L.P.D., 07/27/12]

2012 - Ford to recall 485,000 small SUVs to fix throttles - July 27th, 2012: "Ford to recall 485,000 small SUVs [Escapes and Mavericks] to fix throttles" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A6, S.L.P.D., 07/27/12]

2012 - Mazda recall - July 28th, 2012: "Mazda is recalling about 217,000 Tribute SUVs to fix a problem that can cause the gas pedals to stick. [....]" [Based on: Article (Mazda recall), p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Chevron output down - July 28th, 2012: "Chevron's net income fell nearly 7 percent in the second quarter as oil prices and production declined. Chevron is the second largest U.S. petroleum company behind Exxon Mobil. It said Friday that it earned $7.21 billion, or $3.66 per share, last quarter. That compared with $7.73 billion, or $3.85, a year earlier. revenue fell by 9 percent in the quarter to $62.6 billion. Those results beat Wall Street estimates of $3.23 on revenue of $71.4 billion." [Based on: Article (Chevron output down), p A11, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 28th, 2012: "Optimism that Europe may do more to fix its debt crisis lifted stocks a second straight day Friday. The Dow rose 187.73, or 1.5 percent, to 13,075.66. The S&P 500 rose 25.95, or 1.9 percent, to 1,385.97. The Nasdaq rose 64.84, or 2.2 percent, to 2,958.09." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Fears mount over fate of Aleppo - July 28th, 2012: "Fears mount over fate of Aleppo / Syrian government troops and tanks are reported to be massing outside the city." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A17, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Hamas leader meets Egypt's president - July 28th, 2012: "Hamas leader meets Egypt's president" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A14, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Colorado shooting suspect was seeing a psychiatrist - July 28th, 2012: "Colorado shooting suspect was seeing a psychiatrist [Dr. Lynne Fenton]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/28/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea - July 28th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 20:03:57 (UTC) on Wednesday, July 28th, 2012. The magnitude 6.5 event [Location: 4.697°S, 153.147°E; Depth 43.4 km (27.0 miles)] was located @ NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bid9.php]-[T.D.- 07/29/12]

2012 - U.S. sees Israel as tight ally, spy threat - July 29th, 2012: "U.S. sees Israel as tight ally, spy threat / Israel has highly sophisticated, professional spy services that rival American agencies in technical capability." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A3, S.L.P.D., 07/29/12]

2012 - Syrian rebels resist onslaught in Aleppo - July 29th, 2012: "Syrian rebels resist onslaught in Aleppo [07/28/12] / Military begins assault on commercial hub with artillery, tanks." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/29/12]

2012 - Hyundai recalls Santa Fe, Sonata models - July 29th, 2012: "Hyundai recalls Santa Fe, Sonata models ['because of problems with their air bags.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A10, S.L.P.D., 07/29/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Offshore Chiapas, Mexico - July 29th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 12:22:15 (UTC) on Sunday, July 29th, 2012. The magnitude 6.0 event [Location: 14.339°N, 92.364°W; Depth 35.5 km (22.1 miles)] was located @ OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000bin6.php]-[T.D.- 08/03/12]

2012 - Chinese city kills project after pollution protest - July 29th, 2012: "Chinese city kills project ['a waste water discharge project'] after pollution protest" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/29/12]

2012 - Typhoon Saola - July 30th, 2012: "Saola formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific Ocean on July 28, 2012, and strengthened to a tropical storm the same day, Unisys Weather reported. By July 30, Saola was a typhoon, and the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 65 knots (120 kilometers per hour) with gusts up to 80 knots (150 kilometers per hour). [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78712]

2012 - Tropical Storm Damrey - July 30th, 2012: "Though much weaker than Typhoon Saola, Tropical Storm Damrey was also forecast to make landfall on the coast of China in early August 2012. AccuWeather reported that the storms would be “likely within 500 miles [800 kilometers] and 18 hours of each other.” [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78719]

2012 - 7 Iraqi police are killed in attacks - July 30th, 2012: "7 Iraqi police are killed in attacks [07/29/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/30/12]

2012 - Syrian rebels hold areas of Aleppo - July 30th, 2012: "Syrian rebels hold areas of Aleppo [07/29/12] / In the nation's largest city, opposition head calls for international help in struggle." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/30/12]

2012 - In Israel, Romney takes hard line on Iran - July 30th, 2012: "In Israel, Romney takes hard line on Iran [07/29/12]" [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p A5, S.L.P.D., 07/30/12]

2012 - Two NATO service members are killed in Afghanistan - July 30th, 2012: "Two NATO service members are killed in Afghanistan [07/29/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/30/12]

2012 - Mysterious nodding disease hits Ugandans - July 30th, 2012: "[...] Ugandan officials say about 3,000 children in the east African country suffer from the affliction. Some caregivers even tie nodding-syndrome children up to trees so the caregivers don't have to monitor them every minute of the day. [...] Researchers are focusing on the connection between nodding syndrome and the parasite that causes river blindness. Dowell [Scott Dowell, director of CDC's Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response] said, though it is not yet clear there are any links." [Based on: A.P. article (Mysterious nodding disease hits Ugandans), p A8, S.L.P.D., 07/30/12]

2012 - Solar wind - July 31st, 2012: "A medium-speed solar wind stream flowing from this coronal hole [see link] is buffeting Earth's magnetic field. Credit: SDO/AIA."

http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=31&month=07&year=2012

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - July 31st, 2012: "Stocks were little changed Monday. Events later in the week will likely bring more excitement, including the monthly jobs report. The Dow fell 2.65 points to 13,073.01. The S&P 500 fell 0.67 to 1,385.30. The Nasdaq fell 12.25, or 0.4 percent, to 2,945.84." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

2012 - Typhoon Saola / Philippines - July 31st, 2012: "Typhoon [Typhoon Saola] strikes Philippines ['killing at least seven people']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

2012 - Massive power outage in India - July 31st, 2012: "Massive power outage [affecting 620 million people?] in India [07/30/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

2012 - More Ugandans may have Ebola - July 31st, 2012: "Six more patients suspected to have Ebola have been admitted to the hospital days after investigators confirmed an outbreak of the highly infectious  disease in a remote corner of western Uganda, a health official said Monday." [Based on: Digest article (More Ugandans may have Ebola), p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

2012 - Syria's top diplomat in London defects - July 31st, 2012: "Syria's top diplomat in London [Charge d'affaires Khaled al-Ayoubi] defects [07/30/12]" [Based on: Title for Digest article, p A15, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

2012 - Postal Service to miss payments to treasury / U.S.A. - July 31st, 2012: "[...] With cash running perilously low, two legally required payments for future postal retirees' health benefits - $5.5 billion due Wednesday, and an additional $5.6 billion due in September - will be left unpaid, the mail agency [U.S.A.] said Monday [07/30/12]. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Postal Service to miss payments to treasury / Congress has failed to act on agency's proposals to overhaul the service to make it more efficient.), p A4, S.L.P.D., 07/31/12]

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