Nov 30, 2012

NYT | Global Update -November 30, 2012.: Israel Pushing Controversial Settlements in East Jerusalem

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November 30, 2012
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TOP NEWS

Israel Pushing Controversial Settlements in East Jerusalem

By JODI RUDOREN
A move toward building housing in a contentious area, coming immediately after the Palestinians won observer state status in the United Nations, was widely seen as retaliatory.

Approval of Draft Constitution Spurs Large Cairo Protest

By KAREEM FAHIM and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
Angered by President Mohamed Morsi's hurried effort to pass Egypt's new constitution, protesters massed in Tahrir Square for the second time in a week.

Alarming Picture as Rebels Prepare to Leave City in Congo

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
Human rights groups said that the rebels who captured Goma last week were now going on an assassination campaign as they prepared to leave, creating a vortex of crime and confusion.
World

Video: Religious Tensions in Myanmar

In western Myanmar, Muslims and Buddhists clash.
Opinion

Global Agenda | History

Memory, Loss

By LIU ZHENYUN
Why aren't the Chinese ready to acknowledge the death of three million people in Henan in 1942?
WORLD

After Vote, Palestinians and Israel Search for the Next Step

By ISABEL KERSHNER
Even after Palestine gained recognition as a nonmember state at the United Nations, the two countries seemed stuck in the same stalemate.

Israel's Antimissile System Attracts Potential Buyers

By THOM SHANKER and WILLIAM J. BROAD
Iron Dome's most salient feature, according to American experts now examining after-action reports from Gaza, may well be its software.

German Lawmakers Back Latest Round of Aid for Greece

By MELISSA EDDY
The lower house of Germany's Parliament easily approved a deal struck by European finance ministers and international lenders.
BUSINESS
Common Sense

H.P.'s Blunder for the Record Books

By JAMES B. STEWART
It seemed likely that a deal like AOL's acquisition of Time Warner would never be repeated, rivaled or surpassed, but the deal for Autonomy may qualify.

A Hospital War Reflects a Tightening Bind for Doctors Nationwide

By JULIE CRESWELL and REED ABELSON
As more physicians sell their practices to hospitals, they describe pressure to meet the financial goals of their new employers - often by performing unnecessary tests or by admitting patients who do not need a hospital stay.

Unemployment in Euro Zone Rises to a New High

By DAVID JOLLY and JACK EWING
The head of the European Central Bank tempered news of record joblessness by predicting that the region's economy would begin to recover next year.
TECHNOLOGY

Panel Approves a Bill to Safeguard E-Mail

By CHARLIE SAVAGE
A bill, approved by the Judiciary Committee, would require law enforcement officials to obtain a warrant from a judge before gaining access to messages in individual accounts.

Japan's Space Agency Says Rocket Information Was Stolen by Computer Virus

By MARTIN FACKLER
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said that the virus in a computer at its Tsukuba Space Center northeast of Tokyo was found to be secretly collecting data and sending it outside the agency.

Syrian Internet Connections Cut for Second Day

By HANIA MOURTADA, ANNE BARNARD and HALA DROUBI
The cutoff fanned speculation among opponents of President Bashar al-Assad about the government's intentions in coming days.
SPORTS

From Start to Finish, a Racing Season Like No Other

By BRAD SPURGEON
Formula One somehow reinvented itself in 2012, coming up with a scenario that again defied all the predictions.

Battling for Triumph of the Youngest

By BRAD SPURGEON
Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso waged an epic fight all year to become the youngest three-time Formula One champion ever.

Co-Founder Is Bullish on Grand Prix in Texas

By BRAD SPURGEON
Q. and A. with Bobby Epstein, co-founder of the Circuit of the Americas, new home of the U.S. Grand Prix.
U.S. NEWS

Tax Burden Is Lower for Most Americans Than in the 1980s

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM and ROBERT GEBELOFF
Despite their complaints, most Americans in 2010 paid far less in total taxes - federal, state and local - than they would have paid 30 years ago, according to an analysis by The Times.

Under One Roof, Building for Extended Families

By PENELOPE GREEN
Multigenerational living, a throwback to the past, is a growing trend in the struggling economy, and major homebuilders are designing flexible layouts.

End of the Line for an Oyster Farm

By FELICITY BARRINGER
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ended a longstanding dispute that pitted wilderness advocates against supporters of a Northern California oyster farm on National Seashore land.
OPINION
Latitude

Erdogan, the Not-So Magnificent

By ANDREW FINKEL
While the prime minister rails against a soap opera for desecrating Turkey's Ottoman past, he and his party are parodying that history with grandiose construction projects.
Op-Ed Contributor

United by a Catchy Acronym

By IAN BREMMER
The BRICs have too little in common to play a joint role on the global stage.
Op-Ed Columnist

Let's Talk About X

By DAVID BROOKS
It's time to break out of the 1986 paradigm of closing loopholes and lowering tax rates. Here's a case for the consumption tax.

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