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Apr 28, 2013

Iceland Votes Out Government That Led It Through Financial Crisis: The New York Times Global Update April 28, 2013.

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
April 28, 2013
Compiled 20:30 GMT

Global Update

TOP NEWS

Iceland Votes Out Government That Led It Through Financial Crisis

By SARAH LYALL
The election will allow the return of the center-right parties that many blame for causing the economic meltdown in 2008.
The Caucus

Lawmakers Call for Stronger U.S. Action in Syria

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
Lawmakers in both parties urged President Obama to step up American involvement in the Syrian civil war.

Owner of Collapsed Building Arrested in Bangladesh

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The owner of the building where more than 300 factory workers died was trying to cross into India on Sunday when he was apprehended, an official said.
World

Slide Show: Mexico's Porous Southern Border

Seeking to enter the United States illegally, a growing number of Central Americans are entering Mexico, often under the gaze of Mexican authorities.
Opinion

Op-Ed Contributor

A Song of Lament for Syria

By NIHAD SIREES
In Aleppo, a city famous for its love of music, the bombs are drowning out the songs.
WORLD
Critic's Notebook

Who Rules the Street in Cairo? The Residents Who Build It

By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
In the wake of their revolution, Egyptians must determine for themselves what their capital should look like: not just politically and socially, but also architecturally.

More Killed in Pakistan in Bombings Ahead of Election

By DECLAN WALSH
The attacks, mostly by the Taliban, added to a growing toll of militant violence in the run-up to elections scheduled for May 11.

Illegal Districts Dot New Delhi as City Swells

By JIM YARDLEY
Across New Delhi, as many as five million residents live in unauthorized colonies, whether in slums, middle-class areas or even a few illegally constructed enclaves of the rich.
BUSINESS

How Big Data Is Playing Recruiter for Specialized Workers

By MATT RICHTEL
In industries where good talent can be hard to find, companies are using algorithms to scour the Web for recruits, and in the process, they are challenging some traditional notions of hiring.

Wealth Gap Among Races Widened Since Recession

By ANNIE LOWREY
The wealth gap might still be growing, experts said, further dimming the prospects for economic advancement for current and future generations of nonwhite Americans.

Bombings Trip Up Reddit in Its Turn in Spotlight

By LESLIE KAUFMAN
While Reddit has never pretended to be a news organization, as it grows bigger and more influential the rest of the world expects it to exercise judgment.
TECHNOLOGY
Circa Now

Twitter Shows Its Rude Side

By HENRY ALFORD
Nasty comments and bad manners on Twitter seem to be egregious expressions of insecurity.
Slipstream

When Your Data Wanders to Places You've Never Been

By NATASHA SINGER
Consumers don't often realize that details they share in a survey or sweepstakes may be passed to other companies.

Internet Sales Tax Coming Too Late for Some Stores

By DAVID STREITFELD
Congress is considering taxing sales made by Internet retailers like Amazon, but some sellers believe it should have been done years ago.
SPORTS

4 Clubs Save Strength for Bigger Task Ahead

By ROB HUGHES
After the top two Spanish teams were soundly beaten on the road by the best German teams last week, the Champions League matches will switch to Spanish soil, offering a chance for retribution.

London's Jewish Soccer Team: Far From Top, but Not From Quanda

By SAM BORDEN
For years there has been a perception that Tottenham Hotspur of the Premier League is a so-called Jewish club in London. But the true Jewish team plays a lower league in Barnet.

Germans' Dominance Is Peak of a Long Climb

By NICHOLAS KULISH
Two Bundesliga clubs, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, appear headed for the first all-German final in the UEFA Champions League.
U.S. NEWS

Phone Calls Discussing Jihad Prompted Russian Warning on Tsarnaev

By SCOTT SHANE
Russian authorities never explained the reason for their concern until after the Boston Marathon bombings.

When One Man's Game Is Also a Marauding Pest

By ERICA GOODE
Feral pigs - the ill-tempered eating machines that have long been a bane in the South - are invading the North, often having escaped private shooting ranches, which are fighting efforts to ban them.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

How to Build a Spoon

By JOE NOCERA
Manufacturing is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Have you seen the Spuni?
Op-Ed Columnist

The Morose Middle Class

By CHARLES M. BLOW
The "true engine of America's economic growth" sure seems to have stalled.
Op-Ed Contributor

A Libertarian Case for Expanding Gun Background Checks

By ROBERT A. LEVY
There was plenty in the background-checks measure blocked by the Senate that gun-rights proponents could embrace.

The Economy Is Heading the Wrong Way: The New York Times: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKEST APRIL 28 2013.

The New York Times

April 28, 2013



Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN
April 28, 2013 Compiled: 12:34 AM

The economy is sputtering as Congress embraces austerity instead of stimulus.

The current energy revolution will be a boon to America’s economy, but it will in no way allow the United States to turn its back on the rest of the world.

Two senators know they’ll have to fight big banks to achieve passage of a bill to protect taxpayers from future bailouts.

It’s hard to answer many questions about the future housing market — like whether homeownership or renting will be more advantageous.

Pension advances, federal and state authorities say, are carefully disguised loans that carry interest rates that are often many times higher than those on credit cards.