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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Wednesday, November 24, 2010

November 24, 2010

NEW ZEALAND MINERS DEAD AFTER SECOND BLAST New Zealand police say there is no chance that the 29 trapped miners survived, after a second blast ripped across the mine. (AFP)

HOMELAND SECURITY TO DISCONTINUE COLOR-CODED TERROR ALERT SYSTEM Sources tell the AP that the Department of Homeland Security will discontinue its color-coded system of terror alerts, though it’s not clear what system will replace it. (AP)

BELGIUM ARRESTS 9 TERROR SUSPECTS
Belgian authorities charge 9 people suspected of having links to a Chechen-affiliated Islamist terrorist group. (AFP)

UK ECONOMY CONTINUES TO GROW New statistics show that the UK economy expanded 0.8% in the third fiscal quarter, boosted by favorable trade figures. (FinancialTimes)

PORTUGAL STRIKES IN PROTEST OF AUSTERITY MEASURES
Portugal’s leading unions stage the first joint strike in 20 years, in protest of the government’s proposed austerity measures. (Reuters)

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