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Metaphysical Musing with Mark Radio Show notes for Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

To listen to present and past archived shows: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/metaphysicalmusingwithmark During live shows, call (949) 203-4754 9 PM Est. the first Tues. monthly, to talk live with your host Mark Pavlisin, a clairvoyant intuitive consultant who intends to assist and facilitate you in making life path enhancing decisions. Hoping to inspire and entertain as we explore and discuss the metaphysical field together, he invites you to not only listen as he shares his knowledge, experience, and suggested guidance through complimentary personal
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1) July Future Forecast: Metaphysical Musing with Mark Show astrological Uranus-Pluto Trigger Index (UPTI) for the upcoming month of July 2013:

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To listen to the 7/02/2013 archived show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/metaphysicalmusingwithmark/2013/07/03/metaphysical-musing-with-mark-clairvoyant-intuitive

2) June Past Forecast: The following is a  list of news headlines (many courtesy of clickable links to the New York Times [nytimes.com], huffingtonpost.com, beforeitsnew.coms, earthchangesmedia.com) updated real time as events occur plus or minus one day or so (+- 36 hours) of a Metaphysical Musing with Mark Show astrological proprietary Uranus-Pluto Trigger Index (UPTI) peak.  The index percent strength follows each date with the apparent most important headlines highlighted in “bold” and/or with an “asterisk” (the number additional ” * ” indicate a more important headline).    These trigger date news events may be as simple as a synchronicity, a beginning seed event, or a mature manifestation event.  Please note that the UPTI index is a “work in progress” and is continually being revised to improve accuracy. Also, although a news event may seem trivial, many times a news event may be not only a seed event that may lead to a larger manifestation event later; but also a news event may be an an indication or manifestation of a strong emotional issue created by the mass consciousness for spiritual growth (e.g., healing, clearing, and/or frequency evolvement).

To listen to the 6/04/2013 archived show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/metaphysicalmusingwithmark/2013/06/05/metaphysical-musing-with-mark-clairvoyant-intuitive

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Saturday 6/1/2013 … UPTI: 58%

Wave Of Tornadoes, Violent Storms Rake Oklahoma City; Many Dead

At least three tornadoes hit Oklahoma City and the metro area Friday night, as a series of violent storms slashed across several counties and trapped commuters on clogged interstates.

Flash floods Prompt Evacuations On Both Sides Of Missouri-Kansas State Line

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nearly 30 homes and about 20 businesses were evacuated because of flash flooding Friday morning near 103rd Street at the Missouri-Kansas state line.

Magnitude 7.0 Slow Release Earthquake Under Wellington

To the west of Wellington, the equivalent of a magnitude 7 earthquake is happening right now, 40 km below ground. This would be Wellington’s largest earthquake in 150 years, yet nothing is felt at the surface.

Large Asteroid Safely Zips Past Earth, Dragging Its Moon Along

An asteroid dubbed 1998 QE2 whizzed past Earth on Friday

Central Europe Hit By Major Floods

Authorities in parts of Europe issued disaster warnings and scrambled to reinforce flood defences as rivers swelled by days of heavy rain threatened to burst their banks.

California Wildfire Chases Thousands From Homes

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters worked to protect hundreds of homes threatened by a wildfire in the Angeles National Forest after shifting winds and extreme heat more than doubled its size Sunday to nearly 40 square miles.

Damaging Storms Moving Through East, South

PORTLAND, Maine – Damaging winds flattened trees and utility wires and knocked out power in parts of northern New England on Sunday, flights were delayed in New York City and a tornado touched down in South Carolina as the East Coast weathered the remnants of violent storms that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma.

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hit Buli, Taiwan

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hit Buli, Taiwan on Sunday June 6, 2013

Giant Asteroid To Sail Past Earth

A huge asteroid is set to cruise by Earth Friday afternoon, making its closest approach to our planet for at least the next two centuries. Asteroid 1998 QE2

Major Solar Geomagnetic Storm

CME Earth directed

Oklahoma Death Toll Rises to 9 After Tornadoes Hit Region

At least nine people are dead, including two children, after severe tonadoes tore through the Oklahoma City area for the second time in 11 days

Arkansas Tornadoes 2013 Cause Injuries, Storm Turns Deadly

 Forecasters warned that large hail and more tornadoes could strafe parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri on Friday, a day after powerful storms and floods

Magnitude 7.0 Slow Release Earthquake Under Wellington

To the west of Wellington, the equivalent of a magnitude 7 earthquake is happening right now, 40 km below ground.

Pacaya Volcano Erupts In Guatemala

Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano has erupted

Assad Warns Israel, Claiming a Stockpile of Russian Weapons

By ANNE BARNARD and NEIL MacFARQUHAR

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria spoke confidently in an interview with Hezbollah-owned television as his opposition appeared to be fracturing further.

Income-Based Diversity Lags at Some Universities

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA

Because of the high cost, some colleges do a lot more than others to find and enroll low-income students, which critics of race-based affirmative action see as a way to encourage diversity.

Japan and South Korea Bar Imports of U.S. Wheat

By VICTORIA SHANNON

The actions followed the disclosure this week that a strain of genetically engineered wheat that was never approved for sale was found growing in Oregon.

*Protest Over Istanbul Park Turns Violent as Police Crack Down

By TIM ARANGO and CEYLAN YEGINSU

The police action, with water cannons and tear gas, was the latest crackdown by Turkey’s government against a movement challenging plans to redevelop a park.

Police Retreat as Protests Expand Through Turkey

By TIM ARANGO

The police pulled out of Istanbul’s Taksim Square, sparking jubilation and destruction as protests continued against the government’s plan to redevelop a park.

Protests in Turkey Reveal a Larger Fight Over Identity

By TIM ARANGO

For many Turks, the development of urban spaces is not so much progress as a reflection of growing autocratic ambitions by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Fracking Tests Ties Between California ‘Oil and Ag’ Interests

By NORIMITSU ONISHI

Hydraulic fracturing is creating competition for water and threatening its contamination in a part of the state where oilmen and farmers have coexisted peacefully for decades.

Deadly Storms in Oklahoma Bring Flooding and More Tornadoes

By MANNY FERNANDEZ and MARC SANTORA

A storm set off tornadoes and severe flooding, causing widespread damage around the region and claiming at least nine victims, including two children.

Inquiry Into Obama and Bloomberg Ricin Letters Leads to Search of a Texas House

By MANNY FERNANDEZ

Federal investigators have questioned a man about letters laced with ricin that were mailed to President Obama and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, but no arrest has been made.

Medicare Outlook Has Improved a Bit, U.S. Estimates

By ROBERT PEAR

A stronger economy and slower growth in health spending have helped strengthen the financial outlook for the federal insurance program, the Obama administration said.

Surpluses Help, but Fiscal Woes for States Go On

By MICHAEL COOPER and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

The surpluses that many states are expecting this year are not as robust as they appear because of costs put off during the recession, like funding for Medicaid and pension systems.

U.S. and China Agree to Hold Regular Talks on Hacking

By DAVID E. SANGER and MARK LANDLER

The United States hopes the dialogue can help set norms and end what it says is a daily barrage of computer break-ins and theft of corporate and government secrets by Chinese hackers.

Hezbollah and Rebels of Syria in Border Fight

By HWAIDA SAAD and HALA DROUBI

The clashes, if confirmed, would represent some of the worst direct spillover fighting in Lebanon since Syria’s uprising began more than two years ago.

Justices Allow Police to Take DNA Samples After Arrests

By ADAM LIPTAK

In a 5-to-4 ruling, the Supreme Court said DNA samples were similar to the photographs and fingerprints taken while booking criminal suspects.

Friday 6/7/2013 … UPTI: 86%

Tropical Storm Andrea zipping up the East Coast

MIAMI (AP) — After bringing rains, heavy winds and even tornadoes to parts of Florida, Tropical Storm Andrea moved quickly across south Georgia and was speeding through the Carolinas early Friday, promising sloppy commutes and waterlogged vacation getaways through the beginning of the weekend.

Solar Activity

On June 7, 2011, our Sun erupted, blasting tons of hot plasma into space. Some of that plasma splashed back down onto the Sun’s surface, sparking bright flashes of ultraviolet light. This dramatic event may provide new insights into how young stars grow by sucking up nearby gas.

Verizon Case Offers Glimpse of Vast N.S.A. Surveillance

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and EDWARD WYATT

An Obama administration official said on Thursday that information gathered in the domestic surveillance program was “a critical tool” in preventing terrorist threats to the United States.

U.S. Says It Gathers Online Data Abroad

By CHARLIE SAVAGE, EDWARD WYATT and PETER BAKER

The federal government has secretly taken information on foreigners overseas for years from companies like Google, Facebook and Apple in search of security threats, the director of national intelligence confirmed Thursday night.

In Syrian Victory, Hezbollah Risks Broader Fight

By ANNE BARNARD

Hezbollah’s role has further antagonized sectarian divisions in Syria and beyond, creating new risks for both the Syrian government and the militia even in their moment of victory.

China Seen in Push to Gain Technology Insights

By EDWARD WONG and DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW

As China seeks to become more competitive, scientists on the job in the United States are being asked to share technology data.

Financial Fears Gain Credence as Unrest Shakes Turkey

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.

While Turkey’s economy has grown swiftly over the past decade, the recent protests in Taksim Square are signaling that economic trouble could be approaching.

In Nigeria, ‘Killing People Without Asking Who They Are’

By ADAM NOSSITER

Nigerian soldiers in a broad assault against the Boko Haram insurgency are making little effort to spare the innocent, refugees say.

Judge Orders All Restrictions Lifted on Some ‘Morning-After’ Pills

By PAM BELLUCK and MICHAEL D. SHEAR

A federal appeals court ordered that some types of emergency contraceptives be made available to women of all ages without a prescription.

Workers Seek Survivors in Philadelphia Collapse

By JON HURDLE

At least six people died and 14 others were injured when a building that was being demolished collapsed on a Salvation Army store.

Remember All Those Passwords? No Need

By DAVID POGUE

Dashlane is a dedicated password memorization program stuffed with features, and it’s free.

As Syrian Fighting Nears Border, Israel Considers Its Options

By JODI RUDOREN

Syrian rebels briefly took control of a border crossing as scores of Israeli soldiers engaged in a combat exercise, confronting the country with the complex reality of a civil war nearby.

Europe Continues Wrestling With Online Privacy Rules

By JAMES KANTER and SOMINI SENGUPTA

European justice ministers agreed Thursday to a business-friendly proposal, an early signal that lobbying efforts from the technology industry are gaining some traction.

Even as Wars Fade, Obama Maintains Bush’s Data Mining

By PETER BAKER

Rather than dismantling George W. Bush’s approach to guarding national security, President Obama has to some extent validated it and put it on a more sustainable footing.

Many Rival Nations Surge Past the U.S. in Adding New Jobs

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

While the United States economy is performing relatively well, the nation has fared worse than six of the nine countries surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in job gains.

Shooting Rampage Leaves 5 Dead in California

By IAN LOVETT and ADAM NAGOURNEY

A gunman strode across Santa Monica firing at people, cars, a public bus and buildings before being shot and killed by the police.

Woman From Texas Is Charged in Ricin Case

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN

Shannon Guess Richardson, who accused her husband last week of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and other figures, was arrested and charged in the case.

U.S. Helps Allies Trying to Battle Iranian Hackers

By THOM SHANKER and DAVID E. SANGER

The administration has begun helping Middle Eastern allies build their defenses against Iran’s cyberweapons and will do the same in Asia to contain attacks from North Korea.

U.S. and China Move Closer on Climate, but Not on Cyberespionage

By JACKIE CALMES and STEVEN LEE MYERS

President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China ended two days of informal meetings, moving closer on pressuring a nuclear North Korea and addressing climate change, but remaining divided over cyberespionage.

How the U.S. Uses Technology to Mine More Data More Quickly

By JAMES RISEN and ERIC LICHTBLAU

A revolution in software technology has transformed the National Security Agency by proving automated and instantaneous analysis of volumes of digital information.

Moscow Trial Sends Warning to Rank-and-File Putin Foes

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ANDREW ROTH

Russia’s prosecution of low-level participants at protests seems to be a message to other ordinary Russians about taking part.

Ex-Worker at C.I.A. Says He Leaked Data on Surveillance

By MARK MAZZETTI and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT

A British newspaper identified its source as Edward Snowden, a former C.I.A. employee who has worked at the National Security Agency as a contractor.

Monday 6/17/2013 … UPTI: 49%

Popocatépetl Volcano: Relatively Strong Ash Emissions

Activity has picked up during the past 2 days

Syria Used Sarin On Rebels At Least Twice, Says Cameron

David Cameron has provided fresh detail from the joint intelligence committee setting out the credible evidence the UK has gathered showing that the Assad regime in Syria has used the “abhorrent agent sarin” to attack the opposition at least twice

Atlantic Season’s Second Tropical Depression Forms

Tropical Depression #2 has officially formed in the western Caribbean.

Turkish Riot Police Pursue Protesters On Sidelines Of Labor-Led Action In Downtown Istanbul

ISTANBUL — Riot police in Istanbul fired water cannon and tear gas Monday to disperse pockets of protesters on the sidelines of a demonstration called by labor groups

China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities

By IAN JOHNSON

A 12-year plan to move hundreds of millions of rural residents into cities is intended to spur economic growth, but could have unintended consequences, skeptics warn.

Iran Moderate Wins Presidency by a Large Margin

By THOMAS ERDBRINK

Hassan Rowhani, who advocates greater personal freedoms and a more conciliatory approach to the world, avoided a runoff in the election to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Police Storm Park in Istanbul, Setting Off a Night of Chaos

By TIM ARANGO, SEBNEM ARSU and CEYLAN YEGINSU

After 18 days of protests, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered his riot police to storm Gezi Park. As people fled the tear gas and water cannons, the police pursued them in the streets.

Turkey Expands Violent Reaction to Street Unrest

By TIM ARANGO, SEBNEM ARSU and CEYLAN YEGINSU

Turkish authorities took aim not just at the demonstrators in Taksim Square, but also at the medics who treated their injuries and the business owners who sheltered them.

Goal of Broader Protection for Chimpanzees Emerges From Changing Perspectives

By JAMES GORMAN

Wild chimpanzees have been listed as endangered since 1990, but a new proposal covers all chimps, including nearly 2,000 captive in the United States today.

Fears of National ID With Immigration Bill

By ERIC LIPTON

Drivers’ license information of most Americans would be accessible through a nationwide computer network if the immigration legislation pending before the Senate becomes law.

Budget Cuts Reach Bone for Philadelphia Schools

By TRIP GABRIEL

Deep budget cuts have Philadelphia school officials worrying about how to make do without aides, secretaries, counselors, monitors, coaches or money for new books or paper.

Smartphone Battles Shift to Software

By NICK BILTON

From the outside, most smartphones look the same, and technology companies seem to be making a bigger effort to distinguish themselves by the interface experience.

Justices Block Law Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship

By ADAM LIPTAK

In a 7-to-2 ruling Monday, the Supreme Court said an Arizona law requiring prospective voters to give proof of their citizenship was displaced by legislation at the federal level.

G.O.P. Pushes New Abortion Limits to Appease Vocal Base

By JEREMY W. PETERS

Instead of focusing on the economy, as an internal party document suggested, House Republicans are pushing the most restrictive abortion bill to come to a vote in a decade.

Supreme Court Lets Regulators Sue Over Generic Drug Deals

By EDWARD WYATT

The justices ruled on Monday that brand-name drug makers could face antitrust charges for paying generic competitors to keep cheaper copies of a drug off the market.

Taliban Step Toward Afghan Peace Talks Is Hailed by U.S.

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ALISSA J. RUBIN

The Taliban announced the opening of a political office in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday and said they were prepared to talk, raising hopes for a break in long-stalled peace efforts.

Brazilian Leaders Brace for New Round of Protests

By SIMON ROMERO

An aide to President Dilma Rousseff said officials were hoping to start a dialogue with an increasingly powerful protest movement set off by complaints about bus fares.

Friday 6/21/2013 … UPTI: 68%

Anchorage sets heat record

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting Alaska

Grand Isle Residents Say Waterspout The Biggest They’ve Ever Seen

NEW ORLEANS — Eyewitness described it as frightening and awe inspiring, and many snapped photos and video.

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall In Mexico

VERACRUZ, Mexico – Tropical Storm Barry hit Mexico’s Gulf Coast

Cyclone Fabian To Bring More Rains

MANILA, Philippines – A cyclone formed over the West Philippine Sea

SARS-like virus has high mortality rate in Saudi Arabia, specialists say

A new virus responsible for an outbreak of respiratory illness in the Middle East may be more deadly than SARS

‘The Roar Of The River Is Terrifying,’ Alberta’s Premier Says After Flood Tour

Rivers fed by torrential mountain rains spilled across the prairies of southern Alberta

Markets Slump Over Fed Exit Plan and China Credit Squeeze

By DAVID JOLLY

The S.&P. 500 ended down 2.5 percent and the Dow fell 2.3 percent over concern about a credit crunch in China and the Federal Reserve’s plans for winding down its stimulus efforts.

China Facing Cash Squeeze as Rising Rates Crimp Lending

By NEIL GOUGH and DAVID BARBOZA

The interest rates that Chinese banks must pay to borrow money from each other surged to a record high of 13.44 percent, freezing up credit markets.

Global Sell-off Shows Fed Reach Beyond the U.S.

By NATHANIEL POPPER

Tumbling stock, bond and commodity prices around the world in recent weeks are demonstrating just how reliant the global economy has become on the policies of the Federal Reserve

House Rejects Farm Bill as Food Stamp Cuts Prove Divisive

By RON NIXON

Opposition by Democrats to huge cuts in the food stamp program helped lead to the bill’s defeat, which raised questions about financing for the nation’s farm and nutrition programs.

Farmers Say Bill’s Defeat Complicates Planning for Planting Season

By RON NIXON

The failure of the House to pass a new five-year farm bill has blindsided the agriculture industry, leaving it facing uncertainty, “the one thing you can’t have in this business.”

Farm Bill’s Fate in House Bodes Ill for Overhaul of Immigration

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER

The Senate and House are set on disparate trajectories that may well linger beyond this Congress, and may be a dark harbinger for immigration legislation.

Sweeping Protests in Brazil Pull In an Array of Grievances

By SIMON ROMERO and WILLIAM NEUMAN

A country once viewed as a stellar example of an ascendant democratic power has been upended by an uprising with one theme: an angry rejection of politics as usual.

Extremism Rises Among Myanmar Buddhists

By THOMAS FULLER

Amid hate-filled speeches and violence, a nationwide fundamentalist movement has grown with an agenda that now includes boycotts of Muslim-made goods

Two Economies in Turmoil, for Different Reasons

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

Fed officials are convinced they have done enough stimulus, but some critics see evidence in the persistence of high unemployment and low inflation that the Fed should do even more.

In a Turnabout, Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons

By C. J. CHIVERS, ERIC SCHMITT and MARK MAZZETTI

Weapons formerly in Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s stockpile are making their way to antigovernment forces in Syria, courtesy of Qatar, which has strong ties with Libyan rebel groups.

Sunday 6/23/2013 … UPTI: 99%

Supermoon Rises In Weekend Night Sky

The largest full moon of 2013, a so-called “supermoon,” will light up the night sky this weekend, but there’s more to this lunar delight than meets the eye.

On Sunday, June 23, at 7 a.m. EDT, the moon will arrive at perigee — the point in its orbit its orbit bringing it closest to Earth)

Flood Toll Reaches 1,000 in India as Thousands More Await Rescue

NEW DELHI — Flash floods and landslides in northern India have killed at least 1,000 people in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand

Another Canadian City At Risk Of River Burst As Floods Ravage Area

As waters receded in some parts of southern Alberta

Thursday 6/27/2013 … UPTI: 65%

Erupting Volcano Blankets Kamchatka Villages in Ash

An ash cloud from the erupting Shiveluch volcano is spreading over the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East covering several local villages in ash

Storms, Floods Threaten Vast Swath Of US

Flash flood and wildfire warnings were issued

Mexico Storm Upgraded To Hurricane: Forecasters

MIAMI: Tropical Storm Cosme was upgraded to a hurricane

Sydney Flooding Follows Coastal Storm

Flood warnings have been posted for some Sydney area rivers after a strong winter storm lashed Australia’s southeast coast.

Justices Send Affirmative Action Case to Lower Court

By ADAM LIPTAK

The 7-to-1 ruling was both modest and significant, and its recalibration of how courts review the programs is likely to give rise to a wave of challenges to college admissions decisions.

Justices Agree to Hear Case on President’s Recess Appointments

By ADAM LIPTAK

The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether President Obama violated the Constitution last year when he bypassed the Senate in making three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Voting Rights Act

By ADAM LIPTAK

The Supreme Court split along ideological lines with its ruling that Congress had not provided adequate justification for subjecting the states, mostly in the South, to federal oversight.

Sunday 6/30/2013 … UPTI: 63%

Geomagnetic Storm

Two CMEs followed which are Earth directed and have caused a spike in the Kp index.

US Southwest Heatwave Set to Reach World Record Levels

The southwest of the United States sizzled Saturday as a heat wave baked the region amid predictions that temperatures in some areas could approach all-time record highs.

Tropical Storm Gorio Spares Manila But Strands Many

MANILA, Philippines — A tropical storm shifted and spared the Philippine capital Sunday but stranded thousands of commuters, toppled trees and knocked out power in outlying provinces.

Cleric Arrested in $26 Million Plot, Leaving New Blot on Vatican Bank

By RACHEL DONADIO and ELISABETTA POVOLEDO

A monsignor, a broker and a Secret Service agent are accused of trying to repatriate millions of euros from Switzerland.

3 Die in Egypt as Unrest Spreads Across Country

By KAREEM FAHIM and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK

Hundreds of people were injured as protesters targeted Muslim Brotherhood offices, with deadly clashes in the city of Alexandria.

After Rulings, Same-Sex Couples Grapple With Diverging State Laws

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Thousands of couples, married in one state but living in another, are caught in a web of laws and regulations when states, not the federal government, dictate who is married.

From America’s Busiest Death Chamber, a Catalog of Last Rants, Pleas and Apologies

By MANNY FERNANDEZ

Texas has executed 500 inmates since 1982 and posts the final statements of those men and women on a public Web site, revealing a glimmer of humanity behind the numbers.

By the Millions, Egyptians Seek Morsi’s Ouster

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, KAREEM FAHIM and BEN HUBBARD

In an outpouring of rage against President Mohamed Morsi, a core of protesters set fire to the headquarters of Mr. Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement in Cairo.

Egypt’s Army Issues Ultimatum to Morsi

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, KAREEM FAHIM and BEN HUBBARD

The warning followed an outpouring of rage against Egypt’s president as protesters stormed the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Blasts Kill Dozens in Pakistan During British Leader’s Visit

By SALMAN MASOOD and ISMAIL KHAN

A visit by the British prime minister is overshadowed by attacks that killed at least 20, including 16 civilians, in northwestern Pakistan.

Violent Episodes Grow in Tanzania, an African Haven

By NICHOLAS KULISH

Human rights groups and the largest opposition party say episodes of intimidation and suppression are growing in the country, an island of stability in an often-chaotic region.

Fast-Moving Blaze Kills 19 Firefighters in Central Arizona

By FERNANDA SANTOS

A wildfire that began Friday with a lightning strike killed an entire team of specialist wildfire fighters on Sunday and left the town of Yarnell, Ariz., decimated

Deadly Heat Wave in the West Brings Fires and Travel Delays

By FERNANDA SANTOS

Amid punishing temperatures and canceled flights, forecasters called for a high of 130 degrees in Death Valley National Park, which hit a record 134 degrees a century ago.

Social Media Images Form a New Language Online

By NICK BILTON

Photos, once slices of a moment in the past – sunsets, cappuccinos, the family vacation – are fast becoming an entirely new type of dialogue.

From Texas Statehouse to YouTube, a Filibuster Is a Hit

By BRIAN STELTER

A live stream on YouTube provided by the nonprofit news organization The Texas Tribune went viral and gave the Texas state senator Wendy Davis a national platform.

As Bond Market Tumbles, Pimco Seeks to Reassure Investors

By NATHANIEL POPPER

Interest rates have surged in the last two months, and the company, the fifth-largest asset manager in the world, is showing signs of stress.

Loan Practices of China’s Banks Raising Concern

By DAVID BARBOZA

Regulators say banks have been profiting by offering wealthy Chinese high returns on loans, with banks lending the cash to companies unqualified for loans otherwise.

Outrage in Europe Grows Over Spying Disclosures

By STEVEN ERLANGER

Damage from the disclosures of United States spying on its allies spread, with President François Hollande of France suggesting that free trade negotiations be delayed.

Experts See New Normal as a Hotter, Drier West Faces More Huge Fires

By FELICITY BARRINGER and KENNETH CHANG

Scientists said the deadly Arizona blaze and 15 others that remained uncontained from New Mexico to California were part of a warmer trend in the West that would bring more catastrophic fires.

Chaos in Middle East Grows as the U.S. Focuses on Israel

By MARK LANDLER and JODI RUDOREN

As protests roil the Middle East, Secretary of State John Kerry’s focus on talks between the Israelis and Palestinians has raised questions about the administration’s priorities.

A Soaring Condo Market in Toronto Ignites Fears of a Crash

By IAN AUSTEN

Toronto’s effort to create a livable city through densely populated neighborhoods is a roaring success, but to what end?


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