While U Slept. Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010
SUSPECTED ARSON AT TENNESSEE MOSQUE SITE Construction equipment at the site of a planned mosque near Nashville doused with an accelerant and one vehicle set ablaze in what appears to be latest anti-Muslim attack in the US. (AP)

MEXICAN MAYOR KILLED AMIDST DRUG WAR Mayor in border state of Tamaulipas is killed and his 10-year-old daughter injured as drug cartels continue their attacks on local authorities. (CNN)

BANK OF JAPAN MOVES TO STEM RISING YEN Measures aimed at boosting lending to commercial banks in order to combat the rising value of the yen. (BBC)

INTEL TO BUY GERMAN CHIPMAKER FOR $1.4 BILLION Move will allow U.S. chipmaker to boost its presence in the smartphone market. (Reuters)

MAD MEN, MODERN FAMILY SCORE AT EMMYS Fox’s cult phenomenon “Glee” — nominated for 19 Emmys — takes home only two trophies. (LAT)


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