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

November 2012

2012 - Astronomic Configuration - November 1st, 2012: "Sun [9 Scorpio], Moon [5 Gemini], Mercury [2 Sagittarius], Venus [4 Libra], Mars [18 Sagittarius], Jupiter [15 Gemini R.], Saturn [3 Scorpio], Uranus [5 Aries R.], Neptune [0 Pisces R.], Pluto [7 Capricorn], Chiron [5 Pisces R.]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201211.html]

2012 - Fourth-quarter profit / Visa - November 1st, 2012: "Visa beats predictions ['made $1.7 billion for the fiscal fourth quarter']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Stock market reopens / U.S.A. - November 1st, 2012: "Stock market reopens calmly after two-day shutdown from storm / 1888 was last time weather closed NYSE for two consecutive days." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Third-quarter income / MasterCard - November 1st, 2012: "MasterCard's income rises on foreign growth" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Get to bed early, Egypt tells citizens - November 1st, 2012: "Get to bed early, Egypt tells citizens / But residents protest plan to close shops at 10 p.m., see move as government's attempt to control society." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Gas prices dip below $3 a gallon / U.S.A. - November 1st, 2012: "Gas prices dip below $3 a gallon [U.S.A.] / Drop is seasonal, tied to sluggish economy." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Eurozone unemployment sets new record - November 1st, 2012: "Eurozone unemployment sets new record ['11.6 percent in September']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Scope of hacking huge, experts say / S.C. - November 1st, 2012: "Scope of hacking [South Carolina] huge, experts say" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - UN says Myanmar opium production on rise - November 1st, 2012: "UN says Myanmar opium production on rise" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Brotherhood says Shariah must be charter's base - November 1st, 2012: "Brotherhood says Shariah must be charter's base [Egypt]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - Brad Pitt donates $100,000 for gay marriage effort - November 1st, 2012: "Brad Pitt donates $100,000 for gay marriage effort" [Based on: Title for People article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - U.S. pot legalization would cut cartel profits, study finds - November 1st, 2012: "U.S. pot legalization would cut cartel profits, study finds" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - U.S. wants Syrian opposition shakeup, to defeat Assad - November 1st, 2012: "U.S. wants Syrian opposition shakeup, to defeat Assad / Clinton suggests that certain people, groups head new rebel leadership, to rally country against regime." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/01/12]

2012 - U.S. National Debt - November 2nd, 2012: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 02 Nov 2012 at 07:43:07 PM GMT is: $16,268,899,597,746.38. The estimated population of the United States is 313,798,815 so each citizen's share of this debt is $51,845.00. 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. - 11/02/12]

2012 - Exxon profit declines - November 2nd, 2012: "Exxon Mobil Corp.'s third-quarter profit fell 7 percent as it produced less oil and gas and fetched lower prices. The nation's biggest oil company [U.S.A.] ... said net income totaled $9.57 billion, down from $10.33 billion a year earlier. That works out to $2.09 per share. Analysts expected $1.95 per share, according to FactSet. Revenue fell 8 percent to $115.71 billion." [Based on: Article (Exxon profit declines), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 2nd, 2012: "Stocks ended flat on Wednesday, as the market reopened after an historic two-day shutdown due to Hurricane Sandy. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg rang the opening bell. The Dow and the Nasdaq dipped slightly, while the S&P 500 ended slightly higher." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,096.46; Change: - 10.75 (- 0.1%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,412.16; Change: 0.22 (flat). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

2012 - Rebels claim 78 soldiers killed / Syria - November 2nd, 2012: "Rebels claim 78 soldiers killed [11/01/12] / Syrian regime steps up air attacks in rebellious cities." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

2012 - CIA acted fast in Libya, say U.S. officials - November 2nd, 2012: "CIA acted fast in Libya, say U.S. officials [11/01/12] / Timeline recounts immediate response despite no help from Libyan government." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

2012 - Bulgarian claims to find Europe's 'oldest town' - November 2nd, 2012: "[...]  Vasil Nikolov, a professor from Bulgaria's National Institute of Archaeology, said the stone walls excavated by his team near the town of Provadia were estimated to date between 4,700 and 4,200 B.C. [...] 'We started excavation work in 2005, but only after this archaeological season did we gather enough evidence to back up this claim,' Nikolov said. [...] Nikolov said the settlement near Provadia was home to some 350 people who probably produced salt from the nearby rocksalt deposits. [...] The two-story houses, as well as the copper needles and pottery found in graves at the site, suggest a community of wealthy people. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Bulgarian claims to find Europe's 'oldest town' / Archaeologist says team has unearthed settlement that dates to 4,700-4,200 B.C., was wealthy from salt.), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

*Links: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49645182/ns/technology_and_science-science/

2012 - Fire from derailed tanker car still blazes in Kentucky - November 2nd, 2012: "Fire [burning butadiene] from derailed tanker car [10/31/12] still blazes in Kentucky" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/02/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 6km ESE of Burgos, Philippines - November 2nd, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 18:17:35 (UTC) on Friday, November 2nd, 2012. The magnitude 6.4 event [Location: 9.244°N, 126.245°E (Uncertainty ± 15.9 km); Depth 54.5 km (Uncertainty km ± 9.1 km)] was located @ 6km ESE of Burgos, Philippines"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000djgv#technical] - [T.D.- 11/02/12]

2012 - THREE CMEs - November 3rd, 2012: "A sequence of magnetic filament eruptions around the sun's western limb propelled three CMEs into space on Nov. 3rd. [...] Only one of the CMEs appears to be (slightly) Earth directed. If so, it would add to the impact of a minor solar wind stream already en route to our planet, due to arrive on Nov. 4-5. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 11/03/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 3rd, 2012: "Drops in energy and other stocks dragged indexes down Friday. Stocks initially rose after the government said job growth strengthened last month. But the gains faded within an hour, and the S&P 500 was down for most of the day's trading." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,093.16; Change: - 139.46 (- 1.1%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,414.20; Change: - 13.39 (- 0.9%). [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Chevron profit tumbles - November 3rd, 2012: "Chevron Corp. said Friday its third-quarter net income fell 33 percent as production declined and it sold oil and gas at lower prices. The nation's second-largest oil company ... earned $5.25 billion, or $2.69 per share, compared with $7.83 billion, or $3.92 per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $55.66 billion from $61.26 billion." [Based on: Article (Chevron profit tumbles), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Settlement / Merck & Co. - November 3rd, 2012: "Merck agrees to settle lawsuit in Missouri over Vioxx claims / Deal could cost company up to $220 million; heart attack, stroke risks cited." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Soldiers' raid in Nigeria kills more than 40 - November 3rd, 2012: "Soldiers' raid in Nigeria kills more than 40 [11/01/12] / Hospital official [Maiduguri General Hospital] says most were likely civilians in city besieged by Islamists." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Rebels' torture video raises concerns / Syria - November 3rd, 2012: "Rebels' torture video raises concerns [11/02/12] / There may be no clean hands in Syrian civil war, says U.S. official." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Violence is escalating amid unrest in Bahrain - November 3rd, 2012: "Violence is escalating amid unrest in Bahrain [11/02/12]" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Iraq war contractor ordered to pay $85 million - November 3rd, 2012: "Iraq war contractor [Kellog Brown and Root] ordered to pay $85 million / Jury finds company's negligence resulted in soldiers' exposure to corrosive chemical [sodium dichromate - containing hexavalent chromium]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Shuttle Atlantis takes last trek to resting place - November 3rd, 2012: "Shuttle Atlantis takes last trek to resting place [11/02/12] / Generations of astronauts accompany historic bird to its retirement at Kennedy Space Center." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/03/12]

2012 - Pharaonic princess's tomb is found - November 4th, 2012: "Pharaonic princess's tomb [Shert Nebti] is found" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

*Links: http://phys.org/news/2012-11-egyptian-princess-tomb-cairo.html

2012 - Population bulge tests India's goals - November 4th, 2012: "[...] Over the next three to four decades India will become remarkably young, with more than half its population under 25. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Population bulge tests India's goals / Waves of young job seekers find too few openings; many are unable to do skilled work.) by Nirmala George, p. A24, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

2012 - Rights activist detained in Bahrain - November 4th, 2012: "Rights activist [Yousef al-Muhafedha] detained in Bahrain" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

2012 - Syria sends tanks into Golan Heights - November 4th, 2012: "Syria sends tanks into Golan Heights [11/03/12]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

2012 - Second case of meningitis is reported in Illinois - November 4th, 2012: "Second case of meningitis is reported in Illinois / Chicago case is connected to national outbreak that has killed 29 people who received contaminated steroids." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

2012 - Rich Chinese seek to buy happiness by emigrating - November 4th, 2012: "Rich Chinese seek to buy happiness by emigrating / Many cite their home nation's pollution, corruption, shaky political system, tainted products and poor medical care." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article for Barbara Demick, p. A24, S.L.P.D., 11/04/12]

2012 - Car bomb / Turkey - November 5th, 2012: "1 killed, 18 wounded in bomb attack in Turkey [11/04/12]." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/05/12]

2012 - Syrian rebels capture oilfield near Iraqi border - November 5th, 2012: "Syrian rebels capture oilfield near Iraqi border [11/04/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/05/12]

2012 - Monsanto keeps close eye on California food labeling issue - November 5th, 2012: "Monsanto keeps close eye on California food labeling issue / It has spent $8 million in effort to defeat initiative on genetically modified food." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/05/12]

2012 - Solar wind - November 6th, 2012: "Solar wind speed: 326.2 km/sec; density: 13.2 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 2325 UT"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] 

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 6th, 2012: "Stock indexes rose modestly Monday. Investors held back on trading, leading to light trading volume, as they awaited the results of Tuesday's presidential and Congressional elections. A report showed the country's service industry expanded in October." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,112.44; Change: 19.28 (0.1%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,417.26; Change: 3.06 (0.2%). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Sandinistas gain in Nicaragua - November 6th, 2012: "[...] Led by President Daniel Ortega, who was re-elected for another five-year term last year, the Sandinistas have made major advances in municipal elections." [Based on: DIGEST article (Sandinistas gain in Nicaragua), p. A4, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy - November 6th, 2012: "Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy ['... after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for PEOPLE article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Chaos widens in Syria, amid rebel infigthting - November 6th, 2012: "Chaos widens in Syria, amid rebel infigthting [11/05/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Case opens against soldier accused of killing Afghan villagers - November 6th, 2012: "Case opens against soldier [U.S. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales] accused of killing Afghan villagers [on March 11]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Pakistani parents killed daughter for eyeing boy, they say - November 6th, 2012: "Pakistani parents killed daughter ['pouring acid on her' - 10/29/12] for eyeing boy, they say" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 7th, 2012: "Stocks rose Tuesday as investors awaited the results of the presidential election. Energy stocks led the way, lifted by a rise in the price of crude oil. Computer Sciences had the largest gain in the S&P 500 after reporting stronger-than-expected earnings." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,245.68; Change: 133.24 (1.0%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,428.39; Change: 3.06 (0.8%). [Based on: p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - GOP Majority / U.S. House - November 7th, 2012: "U.S. HOUSE - GOP keeps its majority, but at a price [11/06/12] / Dems and Republicans lose veterans; the Tea Party appears to have lost some clout." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Fourth-quarter profit / Freddie Mac - November 7th, 2012: "Freddie Mac records profit for fourth quarter in a row ['earned $2.9 billion from July through Septemeber'] / Mortgage giant pays government a $1.8 billion dividend." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. , p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Major Earthquake / Guatemala - November 7th, 2012: "Earthquake [7.4] hits Guatemala [11/07/12], killing dozens [at least 52 as of 11/08/12] / Damage is reported in all but one state, and shaking is felt in Mexico City 600 miles away." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

*Links: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000dlwm#technical

2012 - Tobacco tax is narrowly defeated / Mo. - November 7th, 2012: "Tobacco tax is narrowly defeated [11/06/12] / Voters support measure fighting Obamacare, reject another to alter judicial appointments [Mo.]." [Based on: Title for DIGEST, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Re-election / President Barack Obama - November 7th, 2012: "OBAMA AGAIN - President takes Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia to surge to re-election [11/06/12]." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Democrats savor Senate win / U.S.A. - November 7th, 2012: "Democrats savor Senate win [11/06/12 - 'Democrats hold a 53-47 edge in the Senate'] / Republican candidates' stumbles prove costly; Reid calls for conciliation with rivals." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/06/12]

2012 - Senator pounced as many in GOP abandoned Akin - November 7th, 2012: "Senator pounced [11/06/12] as many in GOP abandoned Akin [Republican Rep. Todd Akin - Mo.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - France pledges $25 billion tax break for businesses - November 7th, 2012: "France pledges $25 billion tax break for businesses" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A31, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Hearing is set for today for maker of anti-Muslim video - November 7th, 2012: "Hearing is set for today for maker of anti-Muslim video [Mark Basseley]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 11/07/12]

2012 - Nor'easter / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "Nor'easter brings more misery for battered coast [11/07/12] / Power outages surge in New York, New jersey amid strong winds, snow." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Stock sell-off / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "Stock sell-off [11/07/12] reminiscent of 2008 / Dow finishes down 313 points after early plunge as investors focus on fiscal problems in U.S., Europe." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - M1.7-class solar flare - November 8th, 2012: "The week-long spell of solar quiet was broken this morning, Nov. 8th, when a new sunspot unleashed an M1.7-class flare. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 11/08/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "The Dow Jones industrial average fell Wednesday to its biggest loss of 2012 on worries about pending tax hikes and government spending cuts. Tuesday's election raised worries that gridlock will keep the government from averting what's called the fiscal cliff." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,932.73; Change: - 312.95 (- 2.4%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,394.53; Change: - 33.86 (- 2.4%). [Based on: p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Greece passes austerity bill - November 8th, 2012: "Greece passes austerity bill" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Consumer borrowing / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "[...] Total consumer borrowing [like 'student and auto loans'] rose $11.4 billion in September compared with August, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. [....]" [Based on: Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Four in Tibet set selves on fire - November 8th, 2012: "Four in Tibet set selves on fire" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Sentenced / Mark Basseley Youssef - November 8th, 2012: "Anti-Muslim videomaker [Mark Basseley Youssef] gets year" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - GM food labeling effort rejected  / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "GM food labeling effort is rejected [11/07/12] / Creve Coeur-based Monsanto [Mo.] gave $8 million toward defeat of proposition in California." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Attention quickly turns to 'fiscal cliff' / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "Attention quickly turns to 'fiscal cliff' " [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Trade panel finds harm from China solar panels - November 8th, 2012: "Trade panel finds harm from China solar panels / Decision clears way for U.S. to retain steep tariffs." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Insurance broker is arrested in alleged fraud - November 8th, 2012: "Insurance broker [Jerry B. Goldman] is arrested in alleged fraud" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Boeing cutting managers, costs in defense unit  - November 8th, 2012: "Boeing cutting managers, costs in defense unit / With wars in Iraq and Afghanistan winding down, company sees less demand for products." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Pot votes challenge drug war in 2 states / U.S.A. - November 8th, 2012: "Pot votes [11/07/12] challenge drug war in 2 states [Colorado and Washington - U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/08/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 186km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada - November 8th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 02:01:51 (UTC) on Friday, November 8th, 2012. The magnitude 6.3 event [Location: 49.185°N, 128.528°W (Uncertainty ± 18 km); Depth 16.6 km (Uncertainty km ± 8.2 km)] was located @ 186km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dnxu#technical] - [T.D.- 11/08/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 9th, 2012: "The Dow Jones industrial average fell Thursday to its lowest level since July. Investors worry that gridlock in Washington will force the economy to swallow increases in taxes and cuts in government spending scheduled for next year." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,811.32; Change: - 121.42 (- 0.9%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,377.51; Change: - 17.02 (- 1.2%). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Assad vows he'll stay put - November 9th, 2012: "Assad vows he'll stay put / Syrian leader says he'll 'live and die' in Syria rather than accept exile." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - UFO / Denver, Colorado - November 9th, 2012: "U.F.O. : An Unidentified Flying Object seen over Denver Colorado Skies (Nov 09, 2012)"

*Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNhONAfNLyw

2012 - Giffords shooter gets life - November 9th, 2012: "Giffords shooter [Jared Lee Loughner] gets life [11/08/12] / Loughner killed 6 people, wounded several in 2011." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - 20 killed in Afghan violence - November 9th, 2012: "20 killed in Afghan violence [11/08/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Iran bans 'luxuries' as sanctions hurt - November 9th, 2012: "[...] The Islamic Republic announced Thursday a ban on imports of 75 so-called luxury products - ranging from high-end cars to coffee to toilet paper. The ban is part of efforts to promote domestic products and stem the outflow of dollars and other foreign currency as Western economic pressures increasingly choke off Iran's commerce and oil revenue. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Iran bans 'luxuries' as sanctions hurt / The aim is to stop outflow of cash.), p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - 7 SEALS are punished, officials say - November 9th, 2012: "7 SEALS [SEAL Team 6] are punished, officials say ['alleged to have divulged classified information to the maker of a video game called 'Medal of Honor: Warfighter.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - 10 peasants killed in Columbia massacre - November 9th, 2012: "10 peasants killed in Columbia massacre [11/07/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Biondi may be in battle of a lifetime at SLU - November 9th, 2012: "[...] The Faculty Senate voted 51-4 for 'no confidence' in Biondi. More than that, they called on him to resign. [....]" [Based on: Article (Biondi may be in battle of a lifetime at SLU / he gives no indication of stepping down.), p. A1 & A9, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Health law assured, but obstacles loom / U.S.A. - November 9th, 2012: "[...] Open enrollment for exchange plans is scheduled to start Oct. 1, 2013, and coverage will be effective Jan. 1, 2014. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Health law assured, but obstacles loom / States must set up health care exchanges or federal government will do it for them.), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Court rules alleged torture victims can't sue Rumsfeld - November 9th, 2012: "[...] Donald Vance and Nathan Ertel claim in their lawsuit that U.S. forces detained them in 2006 after they alleged illegal activities by their Iraqi-owned employer. [....]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Court rules alleged torture victims can't sue Rumsfeld), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/09/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 10th, 2012: "Stock indexes rose Friday for the first time in three days following encouraging economic reports. Consumer sentiment rose more than economists expected, as did sales at the wholesale level. Stocks recovered a portion of their losses from earlier in the week." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,815.39; Change: 4.07 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,379.85; Change: 2.34 (0.2%). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Petraeus resigns CIA - November 10th, 2012: "Petraeus resigns CIA [11/09/12], cites affair / Career as war commander and top spy ends when FBI finds an indiscretion." [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Light Earthquake / Kentucky - November 10th, 2012: "[...] It [magnitude 4.3 earthquake] occurred at 12:08 p.m. local time [CST], according to the federal agency that tracks earthquakes." [Based on: DIGEST article (Earthquake strikes Kentucky), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/11/12]

*Links: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/se111012a#technical

2012 - Jeep recalling SUVs over air bag problems - November 10th, 2012: "Jeep recalling SUVs over air bag problems ['... air bags can inflate while people are driving them.'']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Syrian opposition group picks Christian leader - November 10th, 2012: "Syrian opposition group picks Christian leader ['George Sabra, a Communist-turned-social-democrat and former high school teacher who once wrote for the Arabic version of 'Sesame Street' [....]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Lockheed Martin CEO-in-waiting resigns - November 10th, 2012: "Lockheed Martin CEO-in-waiting resigns ['after the company discovered he had a 'close personal relationship' with a subordinate.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Buddhist, Hindu make history in new Congress / U.S.A. - November 10th, 2012: "Congress will become a shade more religiously diverse this January, after Tuesday's election of the first Hindu representative [Tulsi Gabbard] and first Buddhist senator [Ami B era]. [....]" [Based on: Religion News Service article (Buddhist, Hindu make history in new Congress / One will be 1st Hindu, other will be 1st Buddhist senator.), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/10/12]

2012 - Justin and Selena are splitsville - November 11th, 2012: "[...] The breakup apparently happened last week. Distance and their busy schedules were cited as factors. [...] The pair [Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez] made their relationship public in February 2011." [Based on: PEOPLE article (Justin and Selena are splitsville), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/11/12]

2012 - Foreign Relations / Israel & Syria - "Israel fires warning shots 'after Syria mortar strike' "

*Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20288263

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 56km NNE of Shwebo, Myanmar - November 11th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 01:12:38 (UTC) on Saturday, November 11th, 2012. The magnitude 6.6 event [Location: 23.029°N, 95.927°E (Uncertainty ± 13.7 km); Depth 10.0 km (Uncertainty km ± 2.8 km)] was located @ 56km NNE of Shwebo, Myanmar"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dqqw#technical] - [T.D.- 11/11/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala - November 11th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 22:15:00 (UTC) on Saturday, November 11th, 2012. The magnitude 6.5 event [Location: 14.164°N, 92.167°W (Uncertainty ± 14.7 km); Depth 27.0 km (Uncertainty km ± 5.2 km)] was located @ 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dr09#technical] - [T.D.- 11/12/12]

2012 - Solar Wind - November 12th, 2012: "Solar wind speed: 447.0 km/sec / density: 12.8 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 0314 UT"

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

2012 - Congress questions timing in Petraeus case - November 12th, 2012: "Congress questions timing in Petraeus case / Republican suggests cover-up until after election." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7 , S.L.P.D., 11/12/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 248km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska - November 12th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 20:42:17 (UTC) on Monday, November 12th, 2012. The magnitude 6.4 event [Location: 57.605°N, 142.899°W (Uncertainty ± 2.4 km); Depth 12.0 km (Uncertainty km ± 11.3 km)] was located @ 248km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ak10598710#technical] - [T.D.- 11/14/12]

2012 - SOLAR ECLIPSE - November 13th, 2012: "On Nov. 13th, thousands of people gathered gathered along the beaches of Queensland, Australia, near Cairns and Port Douglas, to witness a total eclipse of the sun. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 11/14/12] 

2012 - Hostess closes plant - November 13th, 2012: "Hostess [Hostess Brands] closes plant [St. Louis, Mo.] / Company is involved in labor dispute; 365 here [St. Louis] lose jobs." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 13th, 2012: "Stocks were little changed on Monday, a day of uneven trading plagued by investors' fears about the approaching 'fiscal cliff.' The Dow closed a quarter point lower and the Nasdaq composite also dipped slightly, while the S&P 500 index edged up a fraction." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,815.08; Change: - 0.31 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,380.03; Change: 0.18 (flat). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Financial reform? / U.S.A. - November 13th, 2012: "With attention in Washington, D.C., divided between election post-mortems and the looming financial catastrophe that is the 'fiscal cliff,' a truly awful piece of legislation might well sneak through the 112th Congress before it adjourns at year's end. [NP] The Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act (S. 3468) is made more awful by the fact that it has at least some bipartisan support. It appears to be so well greased that it could be sent to the Senate floor without hearings that would disclose how awful it truly is. [...] It will not surprise you to learn that the financial industry is among the bill's strongest supporters. Presidents come and go; control of the House and Senate passes from one party to another. But the banks - in the immortal words of Sen. Dick Durbin, D. Ill. - run the place. [....]" [Based on: OPINION page article (Stealthy and sleazy / Our view - A last-ditch attempt to derail financial reform.), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Lee Enterprises announces loss - November 13th, 2012: "Lee Enterprises announces loss ['in its fiscal fourth quarter']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - J.C. Penny stock plummets 13 percent - November 13th, 2012: "J.C. Penny stock plummets 13 percent / Investors fret over pricing strategy as shares fall to lowest level since March 2009." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Israel takes fire from Syria, Gaza - November 13th, 2012: "Israel takes fire from Syria, Gaza [11/12/12] / Civil war spills over border; Israeli leaders vow that the military is prepared to 'escalate' if hostilities continue." [Based on: Title for McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - California launches 'cap and trade' for carbon - November 13th, 2012: "[...] In essence, the auction will put a price on carbon emissions. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (California launches 'cap and trade' for carbon / Goal is to limit greenhouse gas pollution, encourage investment in clean technologies; industries want plan delayed.), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Latin American leaders worry about legalized pot in U.S. - November 13th, 2012: "Latin American leaders worry about legalized pot in U.S. / Four nations indicate votes may hamper interdiction efforts." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / Off the coast of Aisen, Chile - November 13th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 04:21:37 (UTC) on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. The magnitude 6.0 event [Location: 45.744°S, 77.142°W (Uncertainty ± 21.4 km); Depth 9.7 km (Uncertainty km ± 1.0 km)] was located @ Off the coast of Aisen, Chile"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000drlb#technical] - [T.D.- 11/14/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 82km SW of Vallenar, Chile - November 13th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 19:02:05 (UTC) on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. The magnitude 6.1 event [Location: 29.157°S, 71.272°W (Uncertainty ± 14.8 km); Depth 61.8 km (Uncertainty km ± 7.8 km)] was located @ 82km SW of Vallenar, Chile"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dski#technical] - [T.D.- 11/14/12]

2012 - New IRA faction claims killing of guard in Northern Ireland - November 13th, 2012: "New IRA faction claims killing of guard in Northern Ireland / Group says attack avenges poor treatment of prisoners; old IRA political wing condemns new group and the slaying." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - BOOM IN INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BOOSTS BOTTOM LINE FOR COLLEGES - November 13th, 2012: "[...] A report relased Monday shows the number of international students on the nation's campuses [U.S.A.] increased 5.7 percent during the 2011-12 academic year, hitting a record high of nearly 765,000 students. One in four is from China, according to the Open Doors study, by the Institute of International Education. [....]" [Based on: Article (BOOM IN INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BOOSTS BOTTOM LINE FOR COLLEGES), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/13/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 14th, 2012: "Stocks fell Tuesday as concerns about the global economy offset a stronger-than-expected earnings report from Home Depot. Investors are still worried about the upcoming 'fiscal cliff' for the U.S. economy and about Europe's debt problems." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/14/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,756.18; Change: - 58.90 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,374.53; Change: - 5.50 (- 0.4%). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/14/12]

2012 - Petraeus scandal entangles general - November 14th, 2012: "Petraeus scandal entangles general / 'Inappropriate communications' of Gen. Allen, socialite are uncovered." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/14/12]

2012 - Windows chief exits amid power struggle - November 14th, 2012: "Windows chief exits amid power struggle / Microsoft CEO parts ways with presumed heir apparent in bid to integrate divisions, catch up with trends" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/14/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 15th, 2012: "The Dow Jones industrial average fell for a third straight day Wednesday on fears that gridlock in Washington will prevent a compromise on the nations' deficit and push the economy off the 'fiscal cliff' into another recession." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,570.95; Change: - 185.23 (- 1.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,355.49; Change: - 19.04 (- 1.4%). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - U.S., Afghanistan to begin talks - November 15th, 2012: "U.S., Afghanistan to begin talks [today]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Protests sweep across Europe - November 15th, 2012: "A wave of labor unrest swept across Europe on Wednesday [11/14/12], with workers coordinating across borders in hard-hit countries to protect years of narrowing prospects, shrinking wages and sky-high unemployment. [....]" [Based on: Washington Post article (Protests sweep across Europe), p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Recalls continue to plague Toyota - November 15th, 2012: "Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering - the latest in a spate of quality woes for Japan's top automaker. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Recalls continue to plague Toyota), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Syrian Kurds want rebels out of city - November 15th, 2012: "Syrian Kurds want rebels out of city" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Rootworms damaging Syngenta crops - November 15th, 2012: "Rootworms damaging Syngenta crops ['resistance to Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn'], researchers report" [Based on: Title (and text) for Bloomberg News article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Police test Afghanistan's fragile ethnic balance - November 15th, 2012: "Police test Afghanistan's fragile ethnic balance / Northern police win over southern Afghans in Taliban heartland despite different ethnicity." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Israel assassinates Hamas military chief in Gaza - November 15th, 2012: "Israel assassinates Hamas military chief in Gaza [11/14/12] / Militant leader is killed in one of many airstrikes as Israelis respond to days of rocket fire." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/15/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 16th, 2012: "The Dow Jones industrial average fell Thursday after several companies gave disappointing profit forecasts. Wal-Mart Stores and its customers are struggling in the weak economy and gave a fourth-quarter forecast that was below analysts' expectations." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,542.38; Change: - 28.57 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,353.33; Change: - 2.16 (- 0.2%). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Eurozone in recession - November 16th, 2012: "Eurozone in recession ['for the first time in three years']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - HUMONGOUS ERUPTION - November 16th, 2012: "A truly gigantic explosion happened on the sun yesterday. On Nov. 16th, magnetic fields snaking halfway across the sun's southern hemisphere erupted in tandem, producing a prominence so big, it doesn't fit inside this image [see link] from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) [...] The blast hurled a CME into space, but the cloud does not appear to be heading for Earth."

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 11/17/12]

2012 - BP will pay $4.5 billion for Gulf spill - November 16th, 2012: "BP will pay $4.5 billion for Gulf spill / Case includes biggest criminal fine in U.S. history; 3 are charged." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - New Chinese leader faces challenges - November 16th, 2012: "[...] The country's political elite named Xi [Xi Jinping] to the top party post on Thursday, and unexpectedly put him in charge of the military, too, after a weeklong party congress and months of divisive bargaining. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (New Chinese leader faces challenges / Economy, demands for change await Xi Jinping.), p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Jamaica to abolish whipping sentence - November 16th, 2012: "Jamaica to abolish whipping sentence / Activists hail end of slavery-era law." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Post office reports $15.9 billion loss / U.S.A. - November 16th, 2012: "Post office reports $15.9 billion loss [annual loss] / Postal leaders looking for help from a Congress that hasn't been able to reach agreement on reforms." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Israeli troops are assembling on Gaza border - November 16th, 2012: "[...] The Israeli military reported today that its aircraft had struck more than 350 targets since the beginning of its operation against Hamas' rocket operations. [...] Hamas is more heavily armed than it was four years ago. Israel estimates militants possess 12,000 rockets, including more sophisticated weapons from Iran and from Libyan stockpiles plundered after the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's regime there last year." [Based on: A.P. article (Israeli troops are assembling on Gaza border), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Killing from the sky is no way to defeat terrorists - November 16th, 2012: "Killing from the sky is no way to defeat terrorists / Obama's policies - Using drones, special forces to hound al-Qaida leaders isn't doing enough." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article by Vali Nasr, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Patriot to halt mountaintop removal mining method - November 16th, 2012: "Patriot [Patriot Coal Corp.] to halt mountaintop removal mining method / Bankrupt coal firm, groups reach deal." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 11/16/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 161km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia - November 16th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 18:12:37 (UTC) on Friday, November 16th, 2012. The magnitude 6.8 event [Location: 49.291°N, 155.445°E (Uncertainty ± 4.9 km); Depth 61.8 km (Uncertainty km ± 6.7 km)] was located @ 161km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dski#technical] - [T.D.- 11/16/12]

2012 - FHA faces heavy losses - November 17th, 2012: "A federal agency [U.S.A.] that insures mortgages for millions of low-and middle income borrowers is facing losses of $16.3 billion and may require taxpayer support, according to an independent audit released Friday. [....]" [Based on: DIGEST article (FHA faces heavy losses), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 17th, 2012: "The Dow Jones industrial average rose Friday on hopes that politicians will work together to keep the economy from falling off the fiscal cliff. Congressional leaders from both parties voiced optimism on finding a compromise to cut the budget deficit." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,588.31; Change: 45.93 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,359.88; Change: 6.55 (0.5 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Afghanistan blast kills 17 - November 17th, 2012: "A minivan crammed with Afghan civilians on their way to a wedding party in western Afghanistan struck a roadside bomb Friday [11/16/12], killing 17 people, including nine women and at least one child. [....]" [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (Afghanistan blast kills 17), p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Israel unleashes assault on Gaza - November 17th, 2012: "Israel unleashes assault on Gaza / After Hamas targets Jerusalem, Israel expands bombing campaign, activates 16,000 reservists." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Hostess shutdown leaves shelves bare - November 17th, 2012: "Hostess shutdown leaves shelves bare / 18,000 workers idled; popular brands could return after court auction." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - NEW MONKEY AT THE ZOO / St. Louis, Mo. - November 17th, 2012: "Kivuli, a colobus monkey born on Halloween, has joined the exhibit at the St. Louis Zoo's Primate House. Kivuli ... was born to mother Cecelia, 13, and father Kima, 6,. Kivuli means ghost or shadow in Swahili." [Based on: Picture article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Missouri won't create health care exchange - November 17th, 2012: "Missouri won't create health care exchange / Illinois to partner with federal government." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Al-Qaida links excised from Benghazi report - November 17th, 2012: "Al-Qaida links excised from Benghazi report / Petraeus testifies U.S. did not want terrorists to know it was on their trail." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Foreign demand for Treasuries hits record - November 17th, 2012: "Foreign demand for U.S. Treasury securities rose to a record level in September for the ninth straight month. [....]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Foreign demand for Treasuries hits record), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - 2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire - November 17th, 2012: "2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire [11/16/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Libraries are embracing 21st-century resources - November 17th, 2012: "Libraries are embracing 21st-century resources / Facilities aren't just for books anymore, with e-readers to lend out, phone apps and free online courses." [Based on: Title for Article by Jane Henderson, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Croatians cheer U.N. reversal of war crime verdicts - November 17th, 2012: "Croatians cheer U.N. reversal of war crime verdicts / Serbs furious with release of two Croatian generals [Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac], claim it could reopen war wounds and harm the region." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Iraq releases prisoner linked to attacks on U.S. troops - November 17th, 2012: "Iraq releases prisoner [Ali Musa Daqduq] linked to attacks on U.S. troops" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Texas town deals with aftermath of parade tragedy - November 17th, 2012: "[...] Four veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan - including an Army sergeant who apparently sacrificed his life to save his wife - were killed Thursday afternoon [11/15/12] and 16 people were injured in a scene of tragedy and heroism. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Texas town deals with aftermath of parade tragedy / Transportation officials probe whether parade had enough warning of train.), p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - U.S. pension insurer runs record deficit of $34 billion - November 17th, 2012: "U.S. pension insurer runs record deficit of $34 billion / Pension benefit Guaranty Corp. says gap grew by $8 billion." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Judge approves FTC's $22.5 million fine of Google - November 17th, 2012: "[...] The rebuke resolves allegations that Google duped millions of Web surfers using the Safari browser into believing their online activities couldn't be tracked by the company as long as they didn't change the browser's privacy settings. [NP] The $22.5 million is the most that FTC has ever fined a company for a civil violation." [Based on: DIGEST article (Judge approves FTC's $22.5 million fine of Google), p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Strong Earthquake / 174km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga - November 17th, 2012: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 05:12:56 (UTC) on Saturday, November 17th, 2012. The magnitude 6.1 event [Location: 8.311°S, 172.374°W (Uncertainty ± 14.6 km); Depth 9.8 km (Uncertainty km ± 2.7 km)] was located @ 174km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000du43#technical] - [T.D.- 11/17/12]

2012 - Mississippi's low water levels crippling, barge industry says - November 17th, 2012: "Mississippi's low water levels crippling, barge industry says [11/16/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Watchdog group sues the IRS for failing to monitor church politicking - November 17th, 2012: "[...] The lawsuit claims that as many as 1,500 pastors [U.S.A.] engaged in 'Pulpit Freedom Sunday' on Sunday, Oct. 7, when pastors endorsed one or more candidates, which is a violation of IRS rules for nonprofit organizations. [....]" [Based on: Religion News Service article (Watchdog group sues the IRS for failing to monitor church politicking), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/17/12]

2012 - Arafat is being exhumed - November 18th, 2012: "Arafat is being exhumed ['... work started Saturday and is to take up to two weeks.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A26, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Israel bombards Hamas in Gaza - November 18th, 2012: "Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas' prime minister and blasted a network of smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday [11/17/12] ... ." [Based on: A.P. article (Israel bombards Hamas in Gaza / Smuggling tunnels are key targets; assault intensifies, as do efforts to promote ceaee-fire.), p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Israel and Hamas battle on social media - November 18th, 2012: "Israel and Hamas battle on social media / Tweets, YouTube videos heat up in 'additional war zone' as physical fighting escalates." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Children die in train-bus crash / Egypt - November 18th, 2012: "Children die in train-bus crash [11/17/12] / Egyptians blame Morsi in disaster for lack of effort to overhaul services." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Australians want closer look at 'fracking' - November 18th, 2012: "Environmental researchers have detected excess greenhouse gas levels near the site of Australia's biggest coal seam gas field, prompting calls for halting expansion of hydraulic fracturing until scientists can determine whether it might be contributing to climate change. [....]" [Based on: Los Angeles Times article (Australians want closer look at 'fracking' / Elevated greenhouse gas levels near site prompt climate change concerns.), p. A26, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - U.N. copters attack rebels in eastern Congo - November 18th, 2012: "U.N. copters attack rebels in eastern Congo [11/17/12] / Fighting has escalated between Congolese military and M23 group allegedly backed by Rwanda and Uganda." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A26, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Israel has a right to defend itself. U.S. says - November 18th, 2012: "Israel has a right to defend itself. U.S. says [11/17/12] / Obama aide blames Hamas rockets for escalating violence." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - France welcomes new ambassador from Syria - November 18th, 2012: "In a bold move, France welcomes new ambassador [Mounzir Makhous] from Syria [11/17/12] / Envoy is an opponent of Assad; so far, France is only Western nation to recognize coalition of rebels." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Long-standing grievances fuel Israeli-Hamas clash - November 18th, 2012: "Long-standing grievances fuel Israeli-Hamas clash / Analysis - renewed conflict is fed by Arab Spring, sense of victimization, deep hatred between sides." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Some citizens from all 50 states seek secession / U.S.A. - November 18th, 2012: "Some citizens from all 50 states [U.S.A.] seek secession / After Obama's re-election, thousands vent online, sign petitions." [Based on: Title for Tribune Washington Bureau article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/18/12]

2012 - Hamas seeks end to blockade - November 19th, 2012: "Hamas seeks end to blockade / Israel leery of truce condition." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/19/12]

2012 - Madoff accountant's son kills himself - November 19th, 2012: "Madoff accountant's son [Jeremy Friehling] kills himself [11/15/12], authorities say." [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/19/12]

2012 - Syrian war spillover draws Israeli fire again - November 18th, 2012: "Syrian war spillover draws Israeli fire again [11/17/12] / Israeli soldiers fire toward Syrian fighters after stray bullets from civil war hit Golan Heights." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/19/12]

2012 - Congress to investigate Benghazi 'talking points' - November 19th, 2012: "Congress to investigate Benghazi 'talking points' / Members question why terrorism link was omitted." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/19/12]

2012 - Civilian deaths in Gaza could pressure Israel - November 19th, 2012: "Civilian deaths in Gaza could pressure israel / Use of 'human shields' is alleged." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/19/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 20th, 2012: "Rising optimism about the chances for a budget compromise in Washington drove the S&P 500 on Monday to its biggest gain in two months. Strong reports on the housing market also helped, including a jump in third-quarter earnings for Lowe's." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,795.96; Change: 207.65 (1.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,386.89; Change: 27.01 (2.0 %). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - Credit-card debt rises / U.S.A. - November 20th, 2012: "[...] The average credit card debt per borrower in the U.S. grew 4.9 percent in the July-to-September period from a year earlier to $4,996, credit reporting agency TransUnion said Monday. [....]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Credit-card debt rises), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - First female Anglican bishop in Africa - November 20th, 2012: "First female Anglican bishop in Africa [Ellinah Wamukoya - consecrated Saturday]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - 2 workers blamed for 2010 BP disaster - November 20th, 2012: "2 workers blamed for 2010 BP disaster / But Justice Department says that its criminal investigation continues." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - M1.6-class solar flare / Sunspot AR1618 - November 20th, 2012: "The magnetic canopy of big sunspot AR1618 is crackling with M-class solar flares. This image [see link] taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the extreme ultraviolet flash from one of them, an M1.6-class flare on Nov. 20th at 1928 UT: [...] This eruption, and another one like it about 7 hours earlier, might have propelled faint coronal mass ejections (CMEs) toward Earth. If so, the impacts would likely commence on Nov. 23rd, with a chance of high-latitude geomagnetic storms following their arrival. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - T.D. - 11/21/12]

2012 - Justice Dept. ends Monsanto antitrust inquiry - November 20th, 2012: "Justice Dept. ends Monsanto antitrust inquiry" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - Rebels reject coalition, declare Islamic state - November 20th, 2012: "Rebels reject coalition, declare Islamic state [Aleppo] / Fracturing of allegiances amid civil war against Assad regime threatens Western support." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - Karzai wants full control over prison at U.S. base - November 20th, 2012: "Karzai wants full control over prison at U.S. base [Bagram air base]" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - Israeli-Hamas talks show promise as shelling continues - November 20th, 2012: "Israeli-Hamas talks show promise as shelling continues / Palestinians carry injured people from a media center in Gaza that was hit Monday [11/19/12] by an Israeli strike. The hit killed Ramez Harb, a Palestinian media director." [Based on: Title for News Services article & A.P. picture article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/20/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 21st, 2012: "Stocks swung up and down Tuesday but ended the day little changed. Uncertainty about whether the economy will be forced to absorb a slate of scheduled tax increases and spending cuts next year has made stocks volatile since the election." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,788.51; Change: - 7.45 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,387.81; Change: 0.92 (0.1 %). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Syrian rebels seize key military base - November 21st, 2012: "Syrian rebels seize key military base ['base of the Syrian army's 46 Regiment'] / They say captured material - including rockets, mortars, artillery and tanks - will boost effort to topple Assad." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Insider-trading leads to arrest / U.S.A. - November 21st, 2012: "Insider-trading leads to arrest [Matthew Martoma - 11/20/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Suicide bombing near U.S. base in Kabul - November 21st, 2012: "Suicide bombing near U.S. base in Kabul ['killing at least one other person']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Church of England says no to female bishops - November 21st, 2012: "Church of England says no to female bishops [11/20/12] / Governing body blocks move, though many support it." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Egypt and IMF reach deal on $4.8 billion loan - November 21st, 2012: "Egypt and IMF reach deal on $4.8 billion loan" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Elmo puppeteer resigns from 'Sesame Street' - November 21st, 2012: "Elmo puppeteer [Kevin Clash] resigns from 'Sesame Street' [11/20/12]" [Based on: Title for PEOPLE article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Congolese rebels seize Goma without resistance - November 21st, 2012: "Congolese rebels seize Goma without resistance [11/20/12] / United Nations peacekeepers stand by during battle, saying they lack mandate to engage rebels forces." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Suit seeks damages from spraying of chemicals in 1950s - November 21st, 2012: "[...] The spraying ['of zinc cadmium sulfide'] was part of a biological weapons program, the government conceded in 1994, and St. Louis was chosen because its topography was similar to some of the Russian cities the military thought it might have to attack. [....]" [Based on: Article (Suit seeks damages from spraying of chemicals in 1950s) by Jennifer Mann, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 11/21/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 22nd, 2012: "The stock market ended higher Wednesday in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Major market indexes got a slight lift after news broke of a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas. The stock market will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving." [Based on: MARKET WATCH article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

*Trivia: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,836.89; Change: 48.38 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,391.03; Change: 3.22 (0.2 %). [Based on: p. A25, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Suicide bomber in Pakistan kills 23 - November 22nd, 2012: "Suicide bomber in Pakistan kills 23 [Shiite Muslim procession - city of Rawalpindi - around midnight - 11/22/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A41, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Resignation / Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. - November 22nd, 2012: "Jackson [Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill.] resigns from Congress [11/21/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A32, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Clashes in south Sudan kill at least 16 - November 22nd, 2012: "Clashes in south Sudan kill at least 16" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A41, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - U.N. cites Rwandan backing in Congo - November 22nd, 2012: "U.N. cites Rwandan backing in Congo" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A41, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Egypt protestors firebomb Al-Jazeera office - November 22nd, 2012: "Egypt protestors firebomb Al-Jazeera office [11/21/12]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A41, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Libya's inquiry into U.S. consulate attack stalls - November 22nd, 2012: "Libya's inquiry into U.S. consulate attack stalls" [Based on: Title for A.P. article by Maggie Michael & Peter James Spielmann, p. A41, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Israel and Hamas agree to end deadly exchanges - November 22nd, 2012: "Israel and Hamas agree to end deadly exchanges [11/21/12] / Cease-fire stirs hope of halt to airstrikes, rocket fire, easing of Gaza Strip blockade." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

*Trivia: "With truce, Morsi emerges as major player, builds trust with Israel - a nation he reviles / Israelis may have figured that Egypt's leader was only one who could sway Hamas." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

*Trivia: "Hamas emerges with gains amid truce / Gaza's rulers feel more entrenched, overshadow Abbas." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - Suicide bombers kill 2 Afghan guards near U.S. base in Kabul - November 22nd, 2012: "Suicide bombers kill 2 Afghan guards near U.S. base in Kabul [11/21/12]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/22/12]

2012 - Died / Larry Hagman - November 23rd, 2012: "Larry Hagman ... died Friday (Nov. 23, 2012) ... He was 81. [....]" [Based on: Obituaries article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Egypt's Morsi seizes more power - November 23rd, 2012: "Egypt's Morsi seizes more power / President bars nation's courts from challenging his decisions, issues other decrees." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - Syrian soldiers leave artillery base - November 23rd, 2012: "Syrian soldiers leave artillery base ['in the town of Mayadin - 11/22/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - Black justice heads Brazilian top court - November 23rd, 2012: "Black justice [Joaquim Barbosa] heads Brazilian top court" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - 100-vehicle pileup kills 2 on I-10 in Texas - November 23rd, 2012: "100-vehicle pileup kills 2 on I-10 in Texas [11/22/12] / Fog leads to crash that also injured dozens and closed freeway for more than 8 hours." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - Unions, buoyed by election, are taking stand / U.S.A. - November 23rd, 2012: "Unions, buoyed by election [U.S.A.], are taking stand / Large work stoppages are up, and a bold action looms at Wal-Mart." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 11/23/12]

2012 - Solar wind - November 24th, 2012: "Solar wind speed: 394.9 km/sec; density: 28.0 protons/cm3 ... Updated: Today at 1406 UT" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 11/24/12] 

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 24th, 2012: Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,009.68; Change: 172.79 (1.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,409.15; Change: 18.12 (1.3 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Bombings / South Sudan - November 24th, 2012: "Sudan accused of killing 7 in bombings of South Sudan" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Generic Lipitor lots recalled - November 24th, 2012: "Generic Lipitor lots recalled; tiny glass particles are cited" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Gaza crowds surge at Israel border fence - November 24th, 2012: "Gaza crowds surge at Israel border fence / Israeli troops fire on some, and one is killed, but cease-fire remains intact [11/23/12]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - European Union summit fails to find budget deal - November 24th, 2012: "European Union summit fails to find budget deal / Differences remain over spending cuts, increases." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Radiation cleanup goes on in Hematite / Missouri - November 24th, 2012: "[...] The intensive process of removing the waste from the pits and refilling the holes with clean soil began in March and is expected to be done in the summer, Copp [Bob Copp] said. [...] The Hematite factory [Missouri] dates back to 1956, when Malinkrodt Chemical Works built it on farmland. [....]" [Based on: Article (Radiation cleanup goes on in Hematite / $200 million project to remove 2.3 million cubic feet of contaminated soil.), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Abbas determined to seek U.N. nod for state of Palestine - November 24th, 2012: "Abbas determined to seek U.N. nod for state of Palestine / President is trying to stem popularity of rival Hamas after clash with Israel." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - Scientists create generic odor, similar to 'white noise' - November 24th, 2012: "Scientists create generic odor, similar to 'white noise' " [Based on: Title for ScienceNOW article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 11/24/12]

2012 - 10,000 protest Irish austerity - November 25th, 2012: "10,000 protest Irish austerity [11/24/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A24, S.L.P.D., 11/25/12]

2012 - Hamas official rejects demand to disarm - November 25th, 2012: "Hamas official rejects demand to disarm / Militants will not stop weapons production, smuggling, he says, citing need to prod Israel." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/25/12]

2012 - Leaders call on rebels in Congo to halt advance - November 25th, 2012: "Leaders call on rebels in Congo to halt advance / Ex-army officers accuse government of failing to honor peace deal." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 11/25/12]

2012 - Egyptian reformist warns of turmoil from Morsi decree - November 25th, 2012: "Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Staurday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military's stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near-absolute powers, as the country's long fragmanted opposition sought to unite and rally new protests. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Egyptian reformist warns of turmoil from Morsi decree), p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/25/12]

2012 - Blasts in Nigeria - November 26th, 2012: "Blasts in Nigeria ['Twin suicide bombs exploded Sunday at a church inside one of Nigeria's top military bases']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/26/12]

2012 - Syrian rebels gain ground - November 26th, 2012: "Syrian rebels gain ground ['In the last week, the rebels have seized five important military facilities in the north, the east and near the capital']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/26/12]

2012 - Global warming talks begin - November 26th, 2012: "Global warming talks begin [Qatar]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/26/12]

2012 - Egyptians dig in heels over Morsi's decrees - November 26th, 2012: "Egyptians dig in heels over Morsi's decrees / Youth dies in fighting as standoff intensifies; stock index drops nearly 10 percent." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/26/12]

2012 - Rolling Stones mark 50th year with memorable London show - November 26th, 2012: "Rolling Stones mark 50th year with memorable London show [11/25/12] / They're joined on stage by former band members Wyman, Taylor." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 11/26/12]

2012 - ConocoPhillips sale - November 27th, 2012: "ConocoPhillips to sell 8.4 percent stake in Kazakhstan oil field to Indian company" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 27th, 2012: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,967.37; Change: - - 42.31 (- 0.3%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,406.29; Change: - 2.86 (0.2%). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - U.N. to vote on Palestinian state - November 27th, 2012: "[...] To date, 132 countries - more than two-thirds of the U.N. member states - have recognized the state of Palestine." [Based on: DIGEST article (U.N. to vote on Palestinian state), p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - Syrian missiles hit refugee area - November 27th, 2012: "Syrian missiles [11/26/12] hit refugee area [Atmeh]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - Netanyahu ally unexpectedly bows out - November 27th, 2012: "Netanyahu ally unexpectedly bows out [11/26/12] / Ehud Barak, 70, says he's retiring from Israeli politics after a long career in military and government." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - U.S. officials charge Intrade predictor - November 27th, 2012: "U.S. officials charge Intrade predictor [11/26/12] with illegally allowing investor bets" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/27/12]

2012 - Oil prices drop - November 28th, 2012: "Oil prices [11/27/12] drop ['Crude oil fell 56 cents to close at $87.18 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 28th, 2012: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,878.13; Change: - - 89.24 (- 0.7%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,398.94; Change: - 7.35 (- 0.5%). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - ConAgra finally reels in Ralcorp - November 28th, 2012: "ConAgra finally reels in Ralcorp / Second effort - Sale was fended off last year, but investor sought deal. ['ConAgra on Tuesday said it will pay $5 billion in cash for the St. Louis-based Ralcorp Holdings Inc., the country's largest maker of private-label foods.'] / On the move? - St. Louis could lose another corporate headquarters." [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - No end in sight for fighting in Syria - November 28th, 2012: "No end in sight for fighting in Syria / Surprising gains by rebels offset by inability to oust Assad." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - Harmful bacteria, drug resistance found in pork - November 28th, 2012: "Harmful bacteria ['Yersina enterocolitica ... some samples contained other potentially harmful bacteria, including salmonella.'], drug resistance found in pork ['bought in six American cities'] / Meat industry says Consumers Union study ['published Tuesday'] is based on 'junk science.' " [Based on: Title (and text) for Article by Georgina Gustin, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - Protestors take to streets to challenge Egypt's leader - November 28th, 2012: "Protestors ['more than 200,000'] take to streets to challenge Egypt's leader [11/27/12] / Large crowds denounce new powers seized by democratically elected Mohammed Morsi." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 11/28/12]

2012 - Stocks gain / U.S.A. - November 29th, 2012: "Stocks gain on signals for a deal to avoid 'cliff' [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 29th, 2012: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 12,985.11; Change: - 106.98 (0.8%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,409.93; Change: 10.99 (0.8%). [Based on: p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Christie seeks $37 billion - November 29th, 2012: "Christie seeks $37 billion ['... to help New Jersey recover and rebuild after superstorm Sandy.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Protests in Tunisia escalate - November 29th, 2012: "Protests in Tunisia escalate [11/28/12]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Morsi stands firm amid protest - November 29th, 2012: "Morsi stands firm amid protest / He rushes work of constitutional assembly." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - U.K. council condemns Congolese - November 29th, 2012: "U.K. council condemns Congolese" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Brand-name drug costs on rise / U.S.A. - November 29th, 2012: "Brand-name drug costs on rise [U.S.A.] / Price gap between generic medications widens 35 percent over 12-month period, study [by Express Scripts Holding Co.] finds." [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - 2012 is unusually warm, U.N. agency says - November 29th, 2012: "2012 is unusually warm, U.N. agency says [11/28/12] / Year has extremes and above-average temperatures despite La Nina; ice cover on North Pole is shrinking quickly." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - College students strike out on pot use / U.S.A. - November 29th, 2012: "College students strike out on pot use [U.S.A.] / Federal law still bans marijuana, so it's still not allowed on campuses in Washington, Colorado." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 11/29/12]

2012 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - November 30th, 2012: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 13,021.82; Change: - 36.71 (0.3%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,415.95; Change: 6.02 (0.4%). [Based on: p. C3, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Internet goes down in Syria - November 30th, 2012: "Internet goes down in Syria [11/29/12]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Settlement / Strauss-Kahn - November 30th, 2012: "Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Ex-President George Bush in hospital - November 30th, 2012: "Ex-President George Bush [Sr.] in hospital [11/29/12]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Former prime minister returns to Kosovo - November 30th, 2012: "Former prime minister [Ramush Haradinaj] returns to Kosovo" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Egypt's Islamists advance new constitution - November 30th, 2012: "Egypt's Islamists advance new constitution [11/29/12]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - Enjoyable weather verges on disaster for river traffic / U.S.A. - November 30th, 2012: "Enjoyable weather verges on disaster for river traffic [Midwest, U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

2012 - U.N. overwhelmingly adopts statehood wording for Palestine - November 30th, 2012: "U.N. overwhelmingly adopts statehood wording for Palestine [11/29/12] / Palestinians gain recognition as nonmember observer state ['... approved by a vote of 138-9, with 41 abstentions, in the 193-member world body.']." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 11/30/12]

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