Friday, June 1, 2012

01-Jun-2012 07:47

VIDEO: Israel returns Palestinian bodies :: Israel returned the remains of 91 Palestinians killed while they were carrying out attacks against Israelis.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18289494#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Fred the 'psychic' ferret - it's Odd Box :: A 'psychic' ferret, an amazing display on the Sydney Opera House and the bear who decided to take a dip in a swimming pool.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/18290804#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sudan uses cluster bombs on civilians :: In the village of Angolo, in Sudan's South Kordofan state, villagers stand over a deadly and illegal weapon. Nestled in a crater, the Soviet-era cluster bomb failed to detonate. It was dropped a month ago, they say, and they don't dare get any closer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/africa/sudan-cluster-bombs/index.html?eref�ition

Kidnapped Americans freed in Egypt :: Gunmen kidnapped two American tourists Thursday in Egypt's Sinai region and demanded the release of a man who was arrested a day earlier for drug possession, state-run Ahram newspaper said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/meast/egypt-americans-kidnapped/index.html?eref�ition

Prince Charles shares home movies :: Never-before-seen footage of the Royal family, some filmed by the Queen, are to be shown in a BBC documentary to celebrate the Jubilee.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18291606#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK economy 'to grow 0.1% in 2012' :: The British Chambers of Commerce slashes its forecast for economic growth this year, to just 0.1%, and calls for more action to help businesses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18291523#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Spain's regions owe so much money :: Why Spain's regions owe so much money
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18277681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth :: The first commercial mission to the International Space Station ends with the SpaceX Dragon capsule splashing down after a flight the company's founder declares a "grand slam."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/us/spacex/index.html?eref�ition

Insight: From a ferry, a Chinese fast-attack boat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bdvPOR8q4EI/us-china-military-technology-idUSBRE84U1HG20120531

Egypt's state of emergency ends :: Egypt's state of emergency, which gave extensive powers to the authorities to detain suspects, has expired after 31 years in force.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18283635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Afghanistan suicide attack kills five :: A suicide bomber attacked a district police office in southern Afghanistan Thursday morning, killing five police officers and one civilian and wounding six others, the Kandahar governor's office said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/asia/afghanistan-violence/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. court hits same-sex marriage ban :: Kathryn Hamm and her fiancée had no blueprint to follow when they were planning their wedding in 1999. Same-sex marriage wasn't legal anywhere in the country, and "commitment ceremonies" were mostly small affairs that didn't get a lot of coverage in bridal magazines or newspaper wedding announcements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/living/same-sex-weddings/index.html?eref�ition

Presidents watch Bush portrait unveiled :: There were smiles, laughter and tears -- but little politics -- when former Presidents George W. Bush and his father, George H. W. Bush, joined current President Barack Obama at the White House for the unveiling Thursday of the younger Bush's official portrait.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/politics/bush-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Global manhunt for Canada porn star :: The search continued Thursday for a porn actor suspected of dismembering his acquaintance, posting the video of the incident online and mailing the severed limbs to different locations in Ottawa, including to a political party's headquarters, according to a source with direct knowledge of the investigation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/americas/canada-body-parts-investigation/index.html?eref�ition

Hotel chain rolls out UV sterilization :: Out of sight, out of mind. That's a mantra hotel guests tend to adopt as they tuck into rooms inhabited by hundreds of previous guests -- and possibly the microscopic germs and debris they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/travel/best-western-hotel-cleaning/index.html?eref�ition

Teaching union backs votes at 16 :: Scotland's largest teaching union says 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote in the referendum on independence.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-18290796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ireland votes on EU treaty :: CNN's Richard Quest talks to Lucinda Creighton, Irish min. for European affairs, about Ireland voting on EU treaty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/05/31/qmb-intv-irish-min-for-euro-affairs.cnn?eref�ition

Military options :: Diplomacy remains the favored option as the U.S. grapples with how best to deal with Syria, but the U.S. military has drawn up plans to use if diplomacy fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/meast/syria-military-option/index.html?eref�ition

Will history be kind to Bush? :: The unveiling of George W. Bush's official portrait at the White House offers a moment to reevaluate his presidency. With time, he might seem a better and more farsighted leader than thought, historian Timothy Stanley writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/opinion/stanley-bush-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt's infamous emergency law expires - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHyYzdNSt9NhLgwWRUIVJuLN8nJ6A&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/egypts-infamous-emergency-law-expires/2012/05/31/gJQAWqqQ5U_story.html

Justin Bieber suffers concussion in Paris :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-Hu_9W-TnnM/entertainment-us-justinbieber-concussion-idUSBRE85000620120601

Why regime is killing babies :: Following a massacre in the Syrian town of Houla that killed more than 100, Frida Ghitis argues that the Assad regime is using a campaign of terror to maintain power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/opinion/ghitis-syria-killing-children/index.html?eref�ition

Why jury got it right :: John Edwards' trial reveals the criminalization of policy differences and personal sin, Alan Dershowitz says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/opinion/dershowitz-edwards-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Heroes team up to help AIDS orphans :: In the movies, it's a familiar storyline: superheroes joining forces to tackle a world crisis. But CNN Heroes can do it, too.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/africa/cnnheroes-malawi-school-aids/index.html?eref�ition

Is the end in sight for bucket-sized sodas? :: Is the end in sight for the bucket-sized sodas America loves?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18271120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Once a cheater, always a cheater? :: John Edwards walked out of a courtroom Thursday a free man. How long will it take women attracted by the flame of celebrity -- even ill-gotten -- to date him? And believe they can convert him to monogamy?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/living/edwards-and-cheating/index.html?eref�ition

'Most significant' horse race? :: The Epsom Derby is the most famous horse race in Britain -- and, arguably, the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/sport/winning-post-epsom-bonfire/index.html?eref�ition

Golf: Tiger in the hunt after opening 70 :: Tiger Woods carded a two-under-par opening round of 70 at the Memorial Tournament on Thursday to sit within striking distance of the early leaders.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/sport/golf/golf-tiger-donald-mcilroy/index.html?eref�ition

US is heaping new pressure on Russia over Syria :: COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The U.S. is heaping new pressure on Russia to change course and support international action in Syria, warning that intransigence by Moscow may lead to open civil war that could spill across the Middle East with devastating effects....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_US_SYRIA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

New York seeks to ban big sodas :: New York City officials are proposing banning the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages at restaurants and food carts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/us/new-york-sugar-drinks/index.html?eref�ition

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