While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Thursday, June 10, 2010

June 10, 2010

IRAN ISSUES NEW THREAT AFTER UN SANCTIONS VOTE One day after new Security Council sanctions approved against Iran, top officials in Tehran threatened to reduce cooperation with UN nuclear watchdog. (NYT)

AT LEAST 40 KILLED IN AFGHAN WEDDING SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK Follows attempt at reconciliation by President Karzai, and first visit Thursday by David Cameron as British Prime Minister. (Reuters)

REPORT: TALIBAN EXECUTE 7-YEAR-OLD BOY ACCUSED OF SPYING The reported execution happened Tuesday in Sangin district of Helmand province, said Dawoud Ahmadi — the provincial governor’s spokesman. (CNN)

LIBERALS EDGE LABOUR IN DUTCH ELECTIONS Coalition negotiations to open after razor close national elections, with anti-immigrant Freedom party angling to be part of government. Mark Rutte expected to be first Liberal party Dutch prime minister since World War One. (BBC)

BP SHARES DIP TO NEW LOW AS PRESSURE MOUNTS FROM WASHINGTON New 13-year low in UK trading amidst rising calls that company pay all damages from oil spill. (Bloomberg)

BONUS: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS WIN FIRST NHL TITLE IN 49 YEARS Edge Flyers in overtime to take home hockey’s coveted Stanley Cup. (Chicago Tribune)


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