While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Wednesday, June 16, 2010

June 16, 2010

AS BP SHARE PRICES WAVER, EYES ON OBAMA MEETING WITH CHAIRMAN President’s public demands that oil company pay for all damage sets stage for face-to-face with company chief. (AP)

AT LEAST 11 KILLED IN FLASH FLOODS IN FRANCE Southeastern France hit by heavy rains, many reported missing. (BBC article/video)

NEW AUSTERITY MEASURES FOR FRANCE AND SPAIN Retirement age lowered by two years for French, while Spanish labor market set to be opened up as Europe tries to avoid more Greek-like financial woes. (NYT)

EARTHQUAKE IN INDONESIA KILLS THREE, DESTROYS DOZENS OF HOMES After 7.0 magnitude quake, tsunami warning sends residents to higher ground. Casualty numbers expected to rise. (AP)

DESPITE AT&T WEBSITE FLOP, NEW GENERATION IPHONE SELLS OUT Latest Apple product is another hit, but questions about provider continue to mount. (PCWorld)

BONUS: LAKERS FORCE 7TH GAME After LA dominates Boston to draw even in NBA final, decisive game set for Thursday. (LATimes)


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