While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 64 IN UGANDA WORLD CUP BOMBINGS An American citizen among dead, more than 70 in hospital, as Islamist terrorists take responsibility for twin bombings of soccer fans watching World Cup final on TV. (CNN)

LAWSUIT AGAINST APPLE AND AT&T CAN MOVE AHEAD AS CLASS ACTIONFederal judge consolidates several suits filed by iPhone users against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc.’s mobile phone unit against Apple’s practice of “locking” iPhone, and its absolute control over applications. (AP)

KARZAI WILL SEEK REMOVAL OF 50 FORMER TALIBAN FROM UN TERROR BLACKLIST Afghan president makes gesture to reach out to rebels. (WashPost)

WORLD CUP HUGE SUCCESS FOR SOUTH AFRICA, HALF MILLION VISITED COUNTRY Estimates of boost to foreign tourists rises by 200,000 as tournament ends without incident in country, and Spain winning first ever title. (Bloomberg)

SWISS GOVERNMENT SET TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT ON POLANSKI CASE Announcement imminent about Roman Polanski’s extradition to the United States for a 1977 sex case. (AP)


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