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April 28, 2009

Morning Digest: Swine flu confirmed in Israel and New Zealand

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MORNING DIGEST
Good morning , TUE 28 Apr 2009

today’s headlines

Swine flu confirmed in Israel and New Zealand
Across Asia, mood calm but wary in face of swine flu threat
Stocks fall, yen gains on U.S. bank, flu worries
Cablevision rolls out super-fast Internet access
Flu cases show need for science spending: Obama
Lakers stifle Jazz to advance, Nuggets crush Hornets by 58
“Wolverine” Mexico release delayed by swine flu
Watch thieves hide behind flu masks

today’s videos

top news

Swine flu confirmed in Israel and New Zealand

April 28, 2009 05:59 AM ET


MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – New Zealand and Israel confirmed cases of swine flu on Tuesday, the latest countries hit by a new strain that has killed up to 149 people in Mexico and which threatens to become a pandemic.

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world news

Across Asia, mood calm but wary in face of swine flu threat

April 28, 2009 04:05 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Across Asia, people are closely following the global spread of swine flu from Mexico and preparing for the worst after the World Health Organization raised its alert level for the outbreak.

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business news

Stocks fall, yen gains on U.S. bank, flu worries

April 28, 2009 04:35 AM ET

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks and oil fell for a second day on Tuesday and investors took refuge in the yen as a report that major U.S. banks may need more capital hit markets already dropping on fears of a swine flu pandemic.

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internet news

Cablevision rolls out super-fast Internet access

April 28, 2009 04:45 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cablevision Systems Corp plans to roll out super-fast Internet access connections that can allow a customer to download a full-length high-definition movie in less 10 minutes.

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SCIENCE news

Flu cases show need for science spending: Obama

April 27, 2009 03:03 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The outbreak of a flu virus that has led to a U.S. public health emergency highlights the need for a strong government commitment to scientific research, President Barack Obama said on Monday.

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SPORTS news

Lakers stifle Jazz to advance, Nuggets crush Hornets by 58

April 28, 2009 04:00 AM ET

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Lakers cruised into the second round of the NBA playoffs on Monday while the Denver Nuggets moved a big step closer to joining them with a record-equaling thrashing of the New Orleans Hornets.

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entertainment news

“Wolverine” Mexico release delayed by swine flu

April 27, 2009 11:54 PM ET

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A mutant superhero is no match for the swine flu that has killed up to 149 people in Mexico.

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oddly enough news

Watch thieves hide behind flu masks

April 27, 2009 05:20 PM ET

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Three armed thieves wore the blue surgical masks now ubiquitous in flu-hit Mexico City to hide their faces as they robbed watches from a department store, Mexican media said Monday.

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