While U Slept: Big 5 Overnight News. Tuesday, October 12, 2010

October 12, 2010

MEDIA CIRCUS, RELIGIOUS REVIVAL ON EVE OF CHILEAN MINER RESCUE With expected rescue just hours away, families and TV crews gather at the San José gold and copper mine where 33 miners have been trapped for more than 70 days. (TIME)

JAILED CHINESE DISSIDENT ASKS WIFE TO PICK UP NOBEL, AS SHE FACES HOUSE ARREST Liu Xiaobo’s wife says he asked her to travel to Norway to pick up his Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10, though Beijing authorities have indicated that her movements are now limited. (Reuters)

RECORD PAY ON WALL STREET FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR A new study of top banks, hedge funds and other investment and securities firms shows employees and executives set to pocket $144 billion in pay and benefits this year. (WSJ)

BUS AND TRAIN COLLIDE IN UKRAINE, KILLING 38 Crowded bus in eastern Ukraine reportedly ignored siren of oncoming train. Eleven injured are in critical condition. (AP)

PAULA NOW A HURRICANE, SET TO HIT LAND Center of storm is expected to arrive at the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday night. (CNN multimedia)


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