Friday, April 2, 2010

360 News Briefs

Multiple Israeli strikes hit Gaza
Israeli warplanes carry out air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which the Israeli military says were targeting four weapons factories.

Cuba and US hold rare talks at UN
Cuba's foreign minister talks to a senior US official - in one of the highest level contacts between the two nations for years.

Sudan opposition quits elections
Most of Sudan's main opposition parties say they will boycott presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections this month.

Kenya ends Somali pirate trials
Kenya says it will not accept any more Somali pirates to be tried in its courts, because of a lack of support from other nations.

Canada police apologize for death
Canadian police apologize to the mother of a Polish man who died after being repeatedly tasered at Vancouver airport in 2007.

Iran takes nuclear case to China
Iran's top nuclear official visits China, amid signs Beijing may relax opposition to a new round of sanctions against Tehran.

Toyota sees its US sales rebound
Toyota's US sales bounce back as substantial discounts help to win back customers shaken by the firm's mass safety recalls.

US manufacturing growth speeds up
The US manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest rate for six years during March, a report says.

Matisse Bastille Day work on sale
A painting by Henri Matisse celebrating Bastille Day is to be auctioned at Sotheby's in New York.

Facebook duo's fight with founder
Two brothers awarded millions of dollars after claiming they had the idea for Facebook say their legal battle isn't over.

AP; Reuters; FOX News; ABC News; UPI; Sky News, BBC.

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