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Asia shares rise on progress in euro zone rescue →  October 13, 2011

By Chikako Mogi TOKYO | Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:38am EDT TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday on growing optimism that Europe will take concrete steps to contain the region’s debt woes and head off a systemic banking crisis, but European equities were seen weaker as credit problems fueled growth concerns.   Strengthening […]

Asia shares rise on progress in euro zone rescue →  October 13, 2011

By Chikako Mogi TOKYO | Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:38am EDT TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday on growing optimism that Europe will take concrete steps to contain the region’s debt woes and head off a systemic banking crisis, but European equities were seen weaker as credit problems fueled growth concerns.   Strengthening […]

Jon Wilkin and Ryan Bailey have made their peace, says England coach Steve McNamara →  October 12, 2011

“The players are absolutely fine. There has been some laughing and joking and, in a silly sort of way, it’s created a bit of a bond. “It shows the passion those two players have for their own clubs and we want players with that type of passion doing that for England.” Speaking at an England […]

Rugby World Cup 2011: How cryotherapy chamber allowed Wales to come in from the cold →  October 12, 2011

In the 1920s, the OSC was the country retreat of Polish president Ignacy Moscicki, who liked to hunt deer in the surrounding forest. Little by little, accoutrements were added — an athletics track, playing fields, a swimming pool, a gymnasium — until in the 1970s, the socialist government decided to turn it into a production […]

EU Carbon Price Hurt by Concern on Post-2012 Rules, CDC Says →  October 12, 2011

October 12, 2011, 1:03 PM EDT By Ewa Krukowska and Mathew Carr (Updates with Shell comments from sixth paragraph.) Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) — European Union carbon prices are being hurt by a lack of clarity as to how the bloc’s emissions trading system will operate after 2012, a report said. Current undervaluation of carbon-dioxide permits […]

Australia Gets Ready to Pass National Carbon Tax →  October 12, 2011

Australia is close to passing a national carbon tax. Yesterday, the lower house of Parliament voted in favor of it, 74-72, and it’s expected to pass the Senate next month. The tax would affect the country’s 500 biggest polluters starting in July 2012, and it would be followed by a carbon trading program in 2015. Initially, the biggest polluters would be taxed at A$23 […]

Has Blackerry been hacked?! BBM disruptions continue →  October 12, 2011

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Just can’t keep BlackBerry services up BlackBerry Messenger is down again, despite RIM’s assurances that everything would be fine. It seems lots of people can’t get connected and partners are receiving notifications about ongoing problems. Please […]

Greens sue Obama administration over axed smog rule →  October 12, 2011

WASHINGTON | Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:26pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Public health and environmental groups sued the Obama administration on Tuesday to overturn a decision that scrapped tougher standards on smog pollution which causes lung and heart problems.   Earthjustice, the American Lung Association, the Environmental Defense Fund and others sued the administration after […]

U.S. mulls next steps after alleged Iran plot revealed →  October 12, 2011

Washington (CNN) — Outrage toward Iran burned Wednesday over the alleged Iranian scheme to kill Saudi Arabia’s U.S. ambassador, with America’s vice president, the British prime minister, and a top Saudi prince warning of repercussions. Please click ‘LIKE’ below to read the rest of the article Article source: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/12/justice/iran-saudi-plot/index.html?eref=edition

Slovakia blocks euro rescue fund →  October 12, 2011

By Jan Lopatka and Ingrid Melander BRATISLAVA/ATHENS | Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:05am EDT BRATISLAVA/ATHENS (Reuters) – The parliament of tiny Slovakia stalled the expansion of a bailout fund to rescue the euro zone from its debt crisis on Tuesday, but international lenders said they were likely to grant a loan to Greece next month, […]

Asia shares edge up on China bounce, euro stalls →  October 12, 2011

By Chikako Mogi TOKYO (Reuters) – A rebound in Chinese shares helped lift most Asian stocks into positive territory on Wednesday, but gains were limited by concerns that the threat posed to the global economic outlook by Europe’s debt crisis is weighing on corporate earnings. Euro STOXX 50 index futures fell 0.2 percent, pointing to […]