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Oct 13, 2012

The new York times Global Update October 13, 2012-: U.S. Suspects Iranians Were Behind a Wave of Cyberattacks

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
October 13, 2012


 
TOP NEWS

U.S. Suspects Iranians Were Behind a Wave of Cyberattacks

By THOM SHANKER and DAVID E. SANGER
Intelligence officials believe Iran was the origin of network attacks that crippled computers across the Saudi oil industry and breached American financial institutions.

Sex Life Was 'Out of Step,' Strauss-Kahn Says, but Not Illegal

By DOREEN CARVAJAL and MAÏA de la BAUME
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is seeking to throw out charges in an inquiry into ties to a French prostitution ring, arguing that the authorities are trying to "criminalize lust."

Turkey Faults U.N. Inaction Over Syria

By SEBNEM ARSU and HWAIDA SAAD
In a sign of escalating frustration in Turkey after days of cross-border shelling with Syria, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out against the United Nations' inaction in Syria.
U.S.

Interactive Feature: This Land

The dateline is Elyria, Ohio, a city of 55,000 about 30 miles southwest of Cleveland. You know this town, even if you have never been here.
Opinion

Latitude

Bless the Crass Chinese Tourist

By CLARISSA SEBAG-MONTEFIORE
Chinese tourists may be loud, and they may prefer shopping to sightseeing. But in these troubled economic times, that's hardly a bad thing.
WORLD

Unfulfilled Promises Are Replacing Prospects of a Better Life in South Africa

By LYDIA POLGREEN
Infighting among leaders of the ruling African National Congress has all but paralyzed the government's response to the country's economic, social and political issues.

Qaeda Leader Calls for More Protests Outside U.S. Embassies

By REUTERS
Ayman al-Zawahri said that the anti-Muslim video that prompted earlier protests showed that Washington was waging a "crusader Zionist war" against Muslims.

Afghan Boys Eke Living Amid Peril at Gorge

By GRAHAM BOWLEY
The war economy touches everybody in Afghanistan and will leave a desperate hole when it is gone - not least for the Pepsi bottle boys, a prime example of how Afghans have fit their lives around America's military presence.
BUSINESS

Romney's Go-To Economist

By DAVID SEGAL
R. Glenn Hubbard, dean of the Columbia Business School, has helped to draft many of Mitt Romney's economic and tax policies - and is often a cheerleader for them.

China Exports Rise, Hinting at a Glimmer of a Revival

By KEITH BRADSHER
Strengthened exports to the United States may increase trade frictions as White House and Politburo contenders engage in political grandstanding.

I.M.F. Urges Leaders to Act Decisively on Debt

By MARTIN FACKLER
At the end of a three-day meeting in Tokyo, the members of the International Monetary Fund warned that debt crises in developed countries were dragging down growth in emerging markets.
TECHNOLOGY

Drafting Antitrust Case, F.T.C. Raises Pressure on Google

By STEVE LOHR
For investigators preparing a recommendation that the government sue, a main line of inquiry has been whether Google has manipulated its search results to favor its products.

Drunk With Power

By DANIEL DUANE
Jon Rimmerman sells $30 million worth of wine a year over e-mail. How? Well, let him tell you a little story about a young syrah he once swilled outside Walla Walla. …

Voter Registration Rolls in 2 States Are Called Vulnerable to Hackers

By NICOLE PERLROTH
Computer security experts have identified vulnerabilities in the voter databases in Maryland and Washington State, raising concerns about the ability of hackers to disenfranchise voters.
SPORTS

After Avalanche, Record Climb Is Bittersweet

By KELLEY McMILLAN
In late September, Benedikt Böhm became the fastest man to climb and ski Mount Manaslu, roughly a month after an avalanche barreled down the slopes of Manaslu, killing 11 people.

Armstrong Aide Talks of Doping and Price Paid

By MARY PILON
Emma O'Reilly, who worked for the United States Postal Service cycling team, said she transported doping material across borders and distributed performance-enhancing substances to the riders.
United States 2, Antigua and Barbuda 1

Late Goal Eases Pressure on U.S. in World Cup Qualifying

By BRIAN SCIARETTA
The United States national team found itself in peril of early elimination Friday night until a late second half goal from Eddie Johnson secured the win over Antigua and Barbuda.
U.S. NEWS

A Grand Experiment to Rein in Climate Change

By FELICITY BARRINGER
On Jan. 1, California will become the first state in the nation to charge industries across the economy for the greenhouse gases they emit.

El Paso Schools Are Rattled by Scandal of Students Who 'Disappeared' at Test Time

By MANNY FERNANDEZ
Administrators are accused of keeping low-performing students out of classrooms at test time to bolster schools' scores.

Marijuana Referendum Divides Both Sides

By KIRK JOHNSON
A measure that would allow small amounts has caused surprising reaction in Washington State, with former law enforcers favoring it and some who advocate medicinal usage opposing it.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

The Generation War

By DAVID BROOKS
The vice-presidential debate provided a look at two different eras in American family life. It was "The Honeymooners" versus "Family Ties."
Op-Ed Columnist

Triumph of the Wrong?

By PAUL KRUGMAN
Politically good things may be about to happen to very bad ideas.
Op-Ed Contributor

When Words Do Not Suffice

By DIANA BLETTER
How can the living ever take care of the dead? And how can we ever repay them for everything they gave us?

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA FGC - FINANCIAL MARKETS - October 13, 2012-.

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN
October 13, 2012 

The federal deficit fell to $1.1 trillion in the 2012 fiscal year, making it the smallest deficit since 2008, but representing the fourth year in a row that it has exceeded $1 trillion.

Producer prices in the United States rose more than expected in September, a government report showed, but underlying inflation pressures were muted.