STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 11
A video recap of flight day 11 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station.
Flight Day 12 Wake Up Song and Greeting
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/rnAQBJ The Flight Day 12 wakeup music was "Don't Panic" by Coldplay, which was played for Pilot Doug Hurley. This was the last wakeup song played for a shuttle crew while docked to the International Space Station.
"Indian Camp" by Ernest Hemingway (story reading)
An important short story which established Hemingway as a writer and intoduced his sparse style, with its technical innovation that is the trademark of genius. I got the book pictures from this site: http://picasaweb.google.com/Theisemand/Engelsk_Eksamen# There's a wiki article about the story here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Camp
Greek taxi drivers strike
Jul.18 - Tourists wait out delays in Greece's capital as taxi drivers block highways and the city of Piraeus to protest law making it easier to get taxi licenses. Jessica Gray reports.
Italian businesses worry about economy
Jul.18 - Italians worry about how country's new austerity package will affect them, on a day when Italian and Spanish bond yields soared and investors sold bank stocks and the euro over concerns the sovereign debt crisis could spread to Italy and Spain. Joanna Partridge reports
Saleh calls for dialogue in Yemen
July 18 - Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh calls for national dialogue in a pro-government newspaper, but protesters continue to call for him to step down. Jessica Gray reports.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Hungarian court clears 97-year-old of WWII war crimes
July 18 - A Hungarian court clears 97-year-old Sandor Kepiro of involvement in the massacre of more than 1000 civilians in Serbia during World War Two. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Scotland Yard's John Yates quits
July 18 - Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism chief, John Yates, has resigned over the News Corp hacking scandal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Hillary Clinton arrives in India
July 18 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in India to cement bilateral ties. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony call it quits
July 18 - Lopez and Anthony announce plans to divorce after seven years of marriage. Alicia Powell reports
Paul McCartney's double header
July 18 - Former Beatle plays New York's Yankee Stadium for the first time. Alicia Powell reports.
Apple's StarMine scores signal likely earnings beat: Kozey
July 18 - Apple is set to report earnings Tuesday after the bell and StarMine data suggests the market bellwether could post results above the mean, according to Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey.
Markets misjudge Tea Party, says analyst - default may occur
July 18 - Founder of the blog "Capital Gains and Games," Stan Collender says there is less than a 50 percent chance a debt agreement will be reached as the Tea Party's growing influence may prevent plans from moving forward.
Europe Day Ahead: German ZEW Index expected to turn lower
July 18 - Germany's latest ZEW index is the big data point to watch out for on Tuesday. Current conditions and economic sentiment indexes are both seen turning lower in a Reuters poll.
Droughts, floods may permanently plague U.S. midwest: author
July 18 - A severe water shortage is gripping 14 states -- from Florida to Arizona -- and author of "The Ripple Effect" Alex Prud'Homme sees more droughts and flooding wreaking havoc in the U.S. over the next few years.
Caveman and his bride say 'I do'
July 18 - A Danish couple get married in a cave, 50 metres underground in Italy's Umbria. Gemma Haines reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: Apple earnings may beat, Goldman, BofA miss
July 18 - Second-quarter earnings for Goldman Sachs and Bank of America are likely to come in weaker-than-expected and Apple results are expected to surprise to the upside, says Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey.
Burying the dead in Benghazi
July 18 - Funeral services for rebels killed in fighting near Brega are held in Benghazi as rebels now report that they are in control of the town. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Break-up of News Corp wouldn't create value
July 18 - With the drop in News Corp's share price, it appears the company is now fairly valued and there would be little extra value created in selling off parts of the business.