While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Friday, March 19, 2010

March 19, 2010

QUARTET OF MIDEAST PEACE TALKS DEMAND FREEZE ON SETTLEMENTS, NETANYAHU CALLS CLINTON Four parties in Moscow talks on Israeli-Palestinian peace push Israel to stop all building activity. Israeli PM Netanyahu calls US chief diplomat late Thursday in sign that Jerusalem wants to avoid showdown with top ally. (BBC)

PSYCHIATRIST WHO TREATED PEDOPHILE PRIEST IN RATZINGER ARCHDIOCESE SAYS HE WARNED CHURCH New revelations in case that risks involving Pope Benedict XVI, who served as Munich Archbishop at the time an abusive priest was allowed to go back to working with children (NYTimes)

HEALTH CARE VOTE SET FOR SUNDAY, ‘YES’ PLEDGES MOUNTING FROM RELUCTANT DEMOCRATS Obama cancels Asia trip to focus on Sunday vote as Democrats gain pledges from key fiscal conservatives.(WSJ)

REPORT: GOOGLE HAS FIXED APRIL DATE TO PULL OUT OF CHINA Google Inc. has set April 10 as pullout day from China in what now appears inevitable exit, according to a Chinese news report. (China Business News/Bloomberg)

SURVEY: WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA USERS CONSUME BROKEN DOWN BY PLATFORM Detailed study shows Twitter users want news, Facebookers looking for info and community, MySpace is for fun. (Mashable)


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