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Mar 10, 2013

Harsh Words by Afghan Leader Add Tension to Hagel Visit: NYT | Global Update March 10, 2013.

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
March 10, 2013
Compiled 20:30 GMT

Global Update

TOP NEWS

Harsh Words by Afghan Leader Add Tension to Hagel Visit

By ALISSA J. RUBIN and THOM SHANKER
President Hamid Karzai charged that the American government and the Taliban had in effect colluded to keep Afghanistan unstable in order to justify a continued American military presence.

How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America's Cross Hairs

By MARK MAZZETTI, CHARLIE SAVAGE and SCOTT SHANE
An account of how the United States came to use a drone strike to kill the American-born terrorist leader Anwar al-Awlaki highlights the perils of a war conducted behind a classified veil.

North Korea Faces Pressure From U.N. on Human Rights

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and CHOE SANG-HUN
The United Nations Human Rights Council will meet Monday to consider calls for an international inquiry into possible crimes against humanity.
World

Slide Show: Little Relief in North Syria, Where Need Is Acute

International donors are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on aid for Syrians, but the money has brought anger and resentment in some areas.
Opinion

Op-Ed Contributor

What the Tsunami Left Behind

By KUMIKO MAKIHARA
The hulk of a building, the hull of a ship, a "miracle" pine tree? Japan debates what to preserve as memorials of the tragedy.
WORLD

Recipe for Divided Europe: Add Horse, Then Stir

By ANDREW HIGGINS
At a time of immense strains brought on by the euro crisis and austerity, the horse meat scandal has brought into the open the deep divisions that bedevil Europe.

Kenyatta Is Declared the Victor in Kenya, but Opponent Plans to Appeal

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
The election commission said Saturday that Uhuru Kenyatta had received 50.07 percent of the vote, but the other top contender, Raila Odinga, indicated that he would not concede defeat.

Drone Strike Reported in Pakistan

By ISMAIL KHAN and DECLAN WALSH
If confirmed, the attack could be the first U.S. strike in Waziristan in two months - one of the longest operational pauses since the drone campaign started in earnest in mid-2008.
BUSINESS

The Price of Marriage in China

By BROOK LARMER
China's economic rise has bred a new type of matchmaker - the love hunter - for those wishing to outsource their romantic search.
Bits

Online Emotions, in Hundreds of New Flavors

By JENNA WORTHAM
Emoji and now online "stickers" have not been as popular in the United States as in other parts of the world. But some new American companies are trying to change that.
Career Couch

To Relocate or Not? It's More Than Math

By EILENE ZIMMERMAN
Before deciding to accept a job in a new city, consider your long-term prospects for advancement - and how you'll adjust to a changed way of life.
TECHNOLOGY
Corner Office

Getting Stuff Done: It's a Goal, and a Rating System

By ADAM BRYANT
Kris Duggan, the C.E.O. of Badgeville, says the company has a 1-to-5 rating system for employees, based on their performance on a "getting stuff done" index every quarter.
Bits Blog

Meet Memoto, the Lifelogging Camera

By JENNA WORTHAM
Facebook and Instagram have conditioned people into sharing photos of their most memorable moments. A Swedish start-up called Memoto wants to be responsible for capturing everything in between.
Critic's Notebook

Gridlock Plagues the New Online-Only SimCity

By STEPHEN TOTILO
Electronic Arts's new SimCity requires an online connection, even for the private single-player mode, and so far this week its servers haven't been up to the task.
SPORTS
Japan 16, the Netherlands 4

Japan Routs the Netherlands to Advance to the W.B.C. Championship Round

By BRETT BULL
The defending champion pounded out 17 hits, including six home runs, scored in every inning and advanced to the semifinals after the mercy rule was invoked.

An Anemic 6 Nations Victory for England Over Italy

By HUW RICHARDS
England will go to Cardiff for the finale next week to face a Wales team that knows it can not only thwart the ancestral enemy's grand slam, but also steal the championship if it wins by seven points or more. Wales, the 2012 champion, gave itself a chance to retain its title by winning what was effectively a title-elimination bout, 28-18, against Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday.

5 Decades Later, Another Chance at a Dream

By ROB HUGHES
Dave Whelan's soccer career ended when he was injured in the 1960 F.A. Cup final, but the club he now owns, Wigan, is headed to Wembley Stadium for the semifinals of the tournament this year.
U.S. NEWS

For Some, Owning Guns Doesn't Necessarily Mean Liking Them

By SUSAN SAULNY
It is these voices of ambivalence that policy makers say are likely to be drowned out by the passion at the extreme ends.

After Rancorous Debate, Colorado Senate Advances Strict New Measures on Gun Control

By JACK HEALY
The proposals, which await a final Senate vote, call for new ammunition magazine limits and universal background checks.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

Of Fraud and Filet

By FRANK BRUNI
Food surprises on both sides of the Atlantic are reminders that almost every bite we take is a leap of faith.
Op-Ed Contributor

An Ugly Truth in the War on Drugs

By FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO and RUTH DREIFUSS
Human rights abuses in the war on drugs are widespread and systematic. They must be stopped.
Op-Ed Columnist

No to Keystone. Yes to Crazy.

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
If the oil pipeline is approved, President Obama will need to make it up to his green base.

If Stocks Look Irresistible, Don’t Forget to Diversify : NYT: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS March 10, 2013.

The New York Times



Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN
March 10, 2013 Compiled: 12:35 AM

By JEFF SOMMER (NYT)
A stock market at a lofty peak can be high-risk for new investors. But if you still want to jump in, strategists advise keeping a diverse portfolio.

(NYT)
Borrowers with private loans need help before they are ruined by default.

(NYT)
What should profitable companies like Apple do with their growing piles of money?

By ROBERT J. SHILLER (NYT)
History shows that public confidence is fickle and little understood, but it can have great influence on the markets and the economy.