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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Thursday, December 2, 2010

December 2, 2010

WIKILEAKS FOUNDER RAPE WARRANT STANDS Sweden’s Supreme Court won’t consider Julian Assange’s appeal of his arrest on rape charges. Interpol put Wikileaks founder on its wanted list after a Stockholm district court issued a warrant for his arrest on Nov. 18. (Bloomberg)

HOLLYWOOD MURDER SUSPECT KILLS HIMSELF IN FRONT OF POLICE Suicide of a suspect in death of celebrity publicist Ronni Chasen. The male in his early 40s, pulled a handgun and shot himself as Beverly Hills detectives tried to question him in the lobby of a low-rent Hollywood apartment. (CNN)

FOUR KILLED IN BLITZ OF IVORY COAST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE’S OFFICE Unfolding. (AP)

GLOBAL STOCKS, EURO RISE AGAIN Stocks in Asia and Europe rose for a second straight day  while the euro extended its hefty gains as expectations grew the European Central Bank might deliver measures to alleviate euro zone debt worries. (Reuters)

SNOW STORMS, RECORD COLDS CRIPPLE EUROPE Northern Europe’s planes and trains face severe delays and some cancellations. (BBC)

 

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