While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, June 14, 2010

June 14, 2010

ISRAEL OPENS INQUIRY INTO RAID OF GAZA-BOUND FLOTILLA The probe will be headed by retired Israeli supreme court judge, but will include several foreigners aimed at giving credibility to findings. Reports as well of Israel easing blockade of Gaza. (AP)

KYRGYZSTAN VIOLENCE CONTINUES, HUMANITARIAN ‘CATASTROPHE’ FEARED Confirmed deaths in ethnic violence at 114, but some observers say casualties are much higher. (CNN article/video)

BELGIAN SEPARATISTS TRIUMPH, COUNTRY’S UNITY IN DOUBT Flemish separatist party is set to be largest force in parliament, wants to more fully divide the country between Dutch-speaking Flanders and French-speaking Wallonia. (BBC)

AT&T SENDS MESSAGE TO IPAD OWNERS AFTER SECURITY BREACH Telecom giant sends  mass message to owners of the Apple 3G iPad blaming “self-described hackers” for recent security breach that revealed e-mail addresses of some new owners. (NYT)

JIMMY DEAN, SINGER AND SAUSAGE MAKER, DIES Iconic face of country music and breakfast sausage was 81. (TIME)

BONUS: TONY AWARDS, BIG NAME WINNERS Denzel, Scarlett and Zeta-Jones bring home trophies in otherwise saccharine affair. (NYPost)


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