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05-23 Pakistani doctor in bin Laden raid gets 33 years in prison Peshawar
2. 05-23 Egyptians vote in landmark poll Egypt
D. 05-23 Facebook and banks face lawsuit San Francisco Bay Area
E. 05-23 World markets tumble on Greece, China anxiety New York
F. 05-23 125 girls, 3 teachers poisoned at Afghan school Takhar, Northern Afghanistan
6. 05-23 Secret Service scandal in hearing U.S. Senate
H. 05-23 Europe 'wants Greece in the eurozone' Belgium
8. 05-23 Iran nuclear talks enter second day Baghdad
J. 05-23 Doha and Baku cut from 2020 list Quebec City, Canada

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May.23   Peshawar     Pakistani doctor in bin Laden raid gets 33 years in prison Map of Peshawar
  Shakeel Afridi accused of helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years in prison for treason


  Egypt     Egyptians vote in landmark poll   Egyptians are voting in their first free presidential election, 15 months after ousting Hosni Mubarak in the Arab Spring uprising

  San Francisco Bay Area Facebook and banks face lawsuit  Facebook, its founder Mark Zuckerberg, and the banks leading its flotation are being sued by disgruntled shareholders

  New York World markets tumble on Greece, China anxiety  World markets plunged Wednesday on renewed anxiety over Greece and signs that the Chinese economy is losing steam

  Northern Afghanistan 125 girls, 3 teachers poisoned at Afghan school  They being poisoned in their classes with a type of spray. 40 of the girls were still hospitalized, he said, with symptoms including dizziness, vomiting

  U.S. Senate Secret Service scandal in hearing  A senator will challenge claims the sex scandal in Colombia was an isolated incident, at the first congressional hearing into the affair

Day News


  Belgium     Europe 'wants Greece in the eurozone'
  EU leaders want Greece to remain in the eurozone but to 'respect its commitments', European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has said


  Baghdad     Iran nuclear talks enter second day  Talks in Baghdad concerning Iran's controversial nuclear programme will go into an unscheduled second day after diplomats failed to reach agreement

  Canada Doha and Baku cut from 2020 list  Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid will compete to host the 2020 Olympics after Qatar's Doha and Azerbaijan's Baku were cut from the list

  San Francisco Bay Area Hewlett-Packard cuts 27,000 jobs  The world's largest maker of personal computers said the cuts - about 8% of its workforce - will reduce costs by up to $3.5bn a year
 The head of HP's Autonomy division, Mike Lynch, is being replaced by Bill Veghte, HP's chief strategy officer. Lynch will leave after what HP called a 'transition period'


Evening News


  Los Angeles Phillips crowned American Idol  Guitar player and singer Phillip Phillips has won the American Idol talent show, with viewers casting a record number of votes

  Myanmar Suu Kyi to make Thai forum visit  Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to attend the World Economic Forum in Bangkok next week, leaving Burma for the first time in 24 years

San Francisco Bay Area , May 23, 2012 Timeline