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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Tuesday, November 10, 2010

November 9, 2010

OBAMA LANDS IN INDONESIA, BUT VOLCANO THREATENS STAY President Barack Obama arrives in Indonesia, but officials say his stay may be curtailed by the eruption of the volcanic Mount Merapi. (WashingtonPost)

SOUTH KOREA-US TRADE TALKS ENTER TWILIGHT PHASE Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the US and South Korea are going down to the wire, as the two sides struggle to resolve differences on the auto industry. (Reuters)

FORMER BP CEO DEFENDS SAILING AFTER OIL SPILL
In his first interview since the Gulf oil spill, former BP CEO Tony Hayward defends his decision to sail on his yacht during the crisis. (Reuters)

20,000 MYANMAR REFUGEES RETURN HOME AFTER ELECTIONS
20,000 Myanmar refugees return home, after fleeing to Thailand due to post-election violence in the country. (AP)

CHINA BANS RIGHTS LAWYERS FROM LEAVING COUNTRY Two human rights lawyers say they were blocked from leaving China for a conference in London, due to Chinese concerns that they may attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo. (NYT)

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