While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Monday, September 13, 2010

September 13, 2010

BELGIUM CHURCH TO OPEN NEW SEX ABUSE PROBE The Catholic Church in Belgium is set to open a new investigation into the abuse of children by priests, following an independent report detailing hundreds of assertions of sexual abuse of children by clergy through the late 1980s. (CNN)

DRUG KINGPIN ‘EL GRANDE’ NABBED BY MEXICAN MARINES Sergio Villarreal Barragan, one of the country’s most-wanted fugitives, capture in raid in the central state of Puebla as government steps up response to drug cartel war. (AP)

TURKISH REFERENDUM RESULT WELCOMED BY US, EUROPEAN UNION With some 58 percent support, constitutional referendum saps some power from military, aims to bring Turkey more in line with the EU, which the government wants to join. (BBC)

EUROPEAN GROWTH FORECAST RAISED, MORE ROBUST RECOVERY EXPECTEDThe European Commission boosts its 2010 economic growth forecasts for the European Union and the euro zone, saying strong growth in industrial exports is driving a faster-than-expected recovery from the economic crisis. (WSJ)

MTV VIDEO AWARDS GO WEST, GO GAGA What would she wear? What would he say? Lady and Kanye held court, as the awards show keeps viewers tuned in and critics turned off. (LATimes)

BONUS: ZUCKERBERG PROFILE On eve of a nasty big-screen portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder opens up (sort of) for a major magazine interview. (NewYorker)


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