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Oct 6, 2013

NYT | Global Update October 6, 2013: Libyan Government Demands Explanation After U.S. Raid.

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
October 6, 2013
Compiled 20:45 GMT

Global Update


TOP NEWS

Libyan Government Demands Explanation After U.S. Raid

By CARLOTTA GALL, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, NICHOLAS KULISH and ERIC SCHMITT
A day after American commandos carried out raids in two African countries, Libya's interim government demanded an explanation from Washington for what it called the "kidnapping" of a Libyan suspect.

A Federal Budget Crisis Months in the Planning

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and MIKE McINTIRE
The stand by conservatives that led to the current crisis was the outgrowth of a long-running effort, waged by a galaxy of well-funded groups, to undo President Obama's health care law.

Plan for Ridding Syria of Chemical Arms Includes Brute Force and Chemistry

By MICHAEL R. GORDON
A plan aims to prevent backsliding by Syria's government and limit the time that international experts need to work in the country.
U.S.

Video: The Cost of the Shutdown by the Numbers

A look at the budget standoff's effects on America's economy, institutions and government workers.
Opinion

Opinion

The View From Bangkok

By SUTHEP SRIKUREJA
A peaceful aerie - until something started falling from above.
WORLD

A Terrorism Suspect Long Known to Prosecutors

By BENJAMIN WEISER
With the capture of Abu Anas al-Liby, only a few Qaeda operatives indicted in the 1998 bombings of two American embassies in East Africa are believed to be still at large.

Bombing at Elementary School Playground in Iraq Kills 13 Children

By DURAID ADNAN
A suicide bomber killed at least 13 schoolchildren and a headmaster and wounded 80 others, the police said. It was the first of three attacks that left at least 31 people dead.

Warning to Aspiring Afghan Presidential Candidates: Leave the Guns at Home

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ROD NORDLAND
As the deadline to register in Afghanistan approached on Sunday, the list of candidates included men with checkered pasts, and there was concern violence and fraud would mar the coming vote.
BUSINESS

Mugged by a Mug Shot Online

By DAVID SEGAL
Web sites are publishing arrest photos of millions of Americans and often charging fees to remove the pictures.

Deciding Who Sees Students' Data

By NATASHA SINGER
Schools across the country are looking at new online ways to integrate and analyze information about their students. But privacy advocates remain wary.

A Jump in C-Span's Ratings Amid the Government Shutdown

By BRIAN STELTER
C-Span2's average daily rating shot up during Senator Ted Cruz's speech to protest President Obama's health care law and C-Span's audience more than tripled on the eve of the government shutdown, data show.
TECHNOLOGY

Selling Secrets of Phone Users to Advertisers

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and SOMINI SENGUPTA
Advertisers and tech companies are finding new ways to track us on our smartphones and reach us with individualized ads.
Disruptions

How the F.A.A., Finally, Caught Up to an Always-On Society

By NICK BILTON
Last week, a panel recommended that the F.A.A. change its rule, allowing passengers to use their electronic devices from gate to gate, including takeoff, taxiing and landing.
Bits Blog

Twitter C.E.O. Defends Representation of Women at the Company - Sort Of

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER
Dick Costolo, Twitter's chief executive, joined a debate on Twitter over reports of the dearth of senior women at Twitter and the absence of any on its board.
SPORTS
Soccer Roundup

Suárez Delivers as Liverpool Moves Into First

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Manchester City ended Everton's unbeaten run in England's Premier League this season with a 3-1 win on Saturday as Álvaro Negredo and Sergio Agüero scored goals.

Women Shaping a New Path Among a Rich Baseball Tradition

By HILLEL KUTTLER
Heather Nabozny attained a milestone as the first woman known to have been a head groundskeeper, starting in 1999 with the Detroit Tigers. She was followed by Nicole McFadyen in Baltimore.

Rodriguez, Citing Missed Opportunities, Rejected the Players Union

By SERGE F. KOVALESKI and STEVE EDER
In late August, Alex Rodriguez's personal legal team wrote a letter formally requesting that the union step aside from its role as his chief advocate at arbitration.
U.S. NEWS

Bible College Helps Some at Louisiana Prison Find Peace

By ERIK ECKHOLM
A Southern Baptist Bible college inside Louisiana State Penitentiary offers bachelor's degrees in a rigorous four-year course that includes study of Greek and Hebrew.

Abortion Vote Exposes Rift at Catholic University

By IAN LOVETT
Loyola Marymount trustees are deciding whether to remove abortion coverage from insurance plans, but the vote has become a battle over how Catholic a Catholic university should be.

Boehner Stands Firm on Demand for Concessions From Obama

By JACKIE CALMES
Speaker John A. Boehner said Republicans would not pass measures to reopen the government or to increase the debt ceiling without compromises from the president.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

A Wolf, a Sheep, or What?

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
Is it possible for Iran to become a Persian China in the 21st century?
Op-Ed Columnist

The Promise and Peril of Pope Francis

By ROSS DOUTHAT
Can the religious center be regained?
Op-Ed Columnist

Governing by Blackmail

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
House Republicans have taken America's economy hostage and are using it as a bargaining chip in the most dangerous political game.

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