News Headlines - 12 February 2013

BBC News - North Korea carries out biggest nuclear test

North Korea has carried out its third, most powerful nuclear test despite UN warnings, and said "even stronger" action might follow.

Pope Resigns, With Church at Crossroads - NYTimes.com

Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise announcement on Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28 sets the stage for a succession battle that is likely to determine the future course of a church troubled by scandal and declining faith in its traditional strongholds around the world.

Britain's oldest light bulb still shining after an incredible 130 years | Mail Online

While most modern light bulbs barely last a year, this example is still shining on after an incredible 130 years. The bulb, dating from 1883, was clearly built to last with six internal filaments which have all stood the test of time. It first belonged to the late Florence Crook who once took it to school to dazzle her classmates. It then passed down to her son Kenneth, in Morecambe, Lancs and is still in use by his widow Beth, 79, at their home.

'In that second, I shot him': Navy Seal who killed bin Laden tells of pulling the trigger - Telegraph

A US Navy Seal who claims to have fired the shots that actually killed Osama Bin Laden has described for the first time the moment he shot the al-Qaeda leader twice in the head.

Zombie apocalypse newsflash interrupts US TV schedule | guardian.co.uk

A television station's regular programming was interrupted by news of a zombie apocalypse on Monday. The Montana Television Network says hackers broke into the emergency alert system of its Great Falls affiliate KRTV and its CW station.








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