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While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, June 7, 2010

June 7, 2010

ISRAEL NAVY KILLS 4 PALESTINIANS IN DIVING SUITS OFF GAZA COAST Israelis: men were on way to carry out attack. Palestinians: were members of al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade marine unit on training exercises. Tensions still high week after deadly commando raid of ships bringing supplies to embargoed Gaza. (WSJ)

TEXAS CLAIMS ITS FIRST DEAD BIRDS FROM GULF SPILL Two birds with oil, and 36 others have been identified along Gulf coast in Texas. BP shares rise in London trading following first success in stemming leak. (AP)

GLOBAL STOCKS, EURO FALL ON FEARS OF DEBT EFFECT European and Asian markets tumble after Friday’s drop on Wall Street. Euro at four-year low against dollar. (Reuters)

BHOPAL COURT CONVICTS 8 IN 1984 UNION CARBIDE DISASTER Guilty verdicts are first since gas leak killed some 15,000 within days in India town, and left decades of devastation.  (BBC)

FOUR FLORIDA WOMEN GUNNED DOWN OUTSIDE RESTAURANT Late night Florida shooting appears to have begun with domestic dispute spilling over into parking lot. Three other women injured. Gunman commits suicide. (MiamiHerald)

BONUS: MTV MOVIE AWARDS WRAP Yet another “surprise” onstage girl-meets-girl kiss, and other highlights from the raucous annual awards (MTV article/video)

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