While U Slept: Big 5 Overnight News. Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 30, 2010

PAKISTAN BLOCKS NATO SUPPLY ROUTE AFTER DEADLY CROSS-BORDER AIRSTRIKES Pakistan authorities halt vital supplies destined for NATO troops fighting in Afghanistan after fourth NATO air raid allegedly crosses into Pakistan territory. (Reuters)

TONY CURTIS DIES AT 85 Legendary actor and producer dies of cardiac arrest in his Nevada home. (ETonline)

NORTH KOREA SHOWS HEIR APPARENT FOR FIRST TIME Photo in state newspaper shows Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of leader Kim Jong Il. Almost nothing known about the chubby-faced young man destined to inherit control of the impoverished, nuclear-armed state. (AP)

NEARLY €30 BILLION PRICETAG ON IRISH BANK BAILOUT The Irish government says Anglo Irish Bank bailout will cost at least €29.3 billion and will require an additional €3 billion in funding and Irish Nationwide a further €2.7 billion. (IrishTimes)

TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER TESTS POSITIVE FOR DOPING Albert Contador, three-time Tour winner, including 2010 edition, tested positive for a banned substance on the final rest day of the Tour in July, and could be stripped of his title. Contador says positive test is result of “food contamination”. (NYT)


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