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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, November 29, 2010

November 29, 2010

AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS US EFFORTS AGAINST WIKILEAKS Australia pledges to support any legal action the US takes against Wikileaks and its Australian founder, Julien Assange. (RTT)

IRAN BLASTS TARGET NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS
Two explosions in Tehran kill one nuclear scientist and injure another. (LATimes)

EGYPTIAN OPPOSITION CONFIRMS MAJOR ELECTION LOSSES
Egypt’s opposition party declares major losses in yesterday’s parliamentary election, but accuses the majority party of manipulating the vote. (AP)

OMINOUS VOLCANO FORCES CLOSURE OF INDONESIAN AIRPORT
Authorities close Malang city’s domestic airport after a nearby volcano begins spewing ash into the air. (AFP)

EU PREDICTS CHOPPY ECONOMIC RECOVERY The European Commission says deficit cuts and weak global markets should engender a “gradual and rather uneven” economic recovery across the region. (WSJ)

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