While U Slept: Big 5 News Breaking Overnight. Wednesday September 22, 2010

September 22, 2010

DEADLY BOMB AT IRANIAN MILITARY PARADE At least 10 dead, 20 wounded in Kurdish northwestern Iran. Attack coincides with 30th anniversary of start of Iran-Iraq war. (BBC)

WOODWARD BOOK DEPICTS OBAMA WHITE HOUSE INFIGHTING OVER AFGHANISTAN Latest in series of insider accounts of White House by Watergate reporter shows Obama at odds with Pentagon over strategy in Afghanistan. (AFP)

WHO WILL REPLACE LARRY SUMMERS? After Obama’s economic policy architect announces his return to Harvard, speculation swirls over who will take his place. Candidates include Clinton Administration veterans, Summers’ deputies and Wall Street insiders. (Reuters)

CHINA-JAPAN MARITIME DISPUTE DEEPENS China’s premier Wen Jiabao threatens further retaliation against Tokyo unless it releases a Chinese fishing boat captain involved in collision with a Japanese patrol ship. (Guardian)

ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS ORIGINAL “BIBLE” SET TO GO PUBLIC Original manuscript by AA co-founder Bill Wilson will reveal deep debate in 1939 about how overtly to talk about God. (WashPost)

BONUS: NO PARIS IN TOKYO: JAPANESE TURN AWAY HOTEL HEIRESS FOR HER DRUG PAST Paris Hilton canceled her Asia tour and returned home when she was denied entry at Tokyo’s airport, victim of strict Japanese laws on drugs. (AP)


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