Monday, June 4, 2012

04-Jun-2012 02:53

Facebook users cut off from site :: Facebook suffers a series of service disruptions which leave many people unable to use the social network.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18294049#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Charles' tribute to queen :: Prince Charles produces a moving documentary for his mother to start jubilee celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/31/world/europe/britain-jubilee-charles/index.html?eref�ition

The cruellest of internet hoaxes :: Attention seeking on the internet takes many forms, but the people who hoax online forums with tales of sick children are among the most painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18282277#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft previews latest Windows :: Microsoft is launching the most complete preview yet of its forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, the biggest redesign since Windows 95.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18288710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How royals use social media :: From Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, how the royals use social media in the lead up to the Diamond Jubilee.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/01/verjee-royals-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

Op-ed: Why UK should ax royals :: With all the fuss in the media at the moment about Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee anyone could be forgiven for thinking that the British are united in their adoration of their monarch. The reality is that while a large swathe of public opinion is largely indifferent to the royals -- but happy to have an extra public holiday to mark the jubilee -- many millions want the whole institution of monarchy consigned to the history books.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/30/world/europe/uk-jubilee-republicans/index.html?eref�ition

Philip: The man behind the queen :: Known as much for his gaffes, brusque manner and eccentricities as for his charity and campaigning work, Prince Philip seems to have lived a life permanently in the shadow of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/24/world/europe/prince-philip/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Jubilee preparations :: Final preparations for Diamond Jubilee celebrations
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18297130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Queen's enduring romance :: Queen Elizabeth II's marriage is a cornerstone of her long reign.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/05/29/foster-jubliee-royal-romance.cnn?eref�ition

Celebrating the queen :: CNN iReport celebrates the British monarchy ahead of the Diamond Jubilee this weekend from June 2-5.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/01/world/europe/ireport-diamond-jubilee/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 26 May - 1 June 2012 :: The best photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18270978#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Early birth 'risks mental health' :: Being born prematurely is linked to an increased risk of a range of mental health problems later in life, according to researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18289197#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'No signal' from targeted ET hunt :: Astronomers use a high-resolution radio technique for the first time to hunt for signals from potentially habitable planets - but turn up nothing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18288926#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Srebrenica deaths 'not genocide' :: Serbia's new President, nationalist Tomislav Nikolic, denies that the Srebrenica massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Bosnia in 1995 was genocide.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18301196#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canadian cadet serves queen :: A Canadian man who first met Queen Elizabeth II when he was 17, ends up in her service. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/05/30/pkg-newton-canadian-jubilee.cnn?eref�ition

Romney could pick VP early, and cash in often :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HV6miYATgjQ/us-usa-campaign-romney-vp-idUSBRE85018O20120601

Warsi 'has questions to answer' :: Conservative Party co-chairman Lady Warsi has questions to answer after new allegations about share declarations, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-18315330#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More advanced therapies are being aimed at cancer :: CHICAGO (AP) -- New research shows a sharp escalation in the weapons race against cancer, with several high-tech approaches long dreamed of but not possible or successful until now....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MED_CANCER_WEAPONS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Wall Street Week Ahead: Torn between bulls and bears :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tJXaxZVK0J0/us-usa-stocks-weekahead-idUSBRE8501DK20120603

AP Photos: From shy princess to diamond queen :: LONDON (AP) -- She wasn't born to be queen, but many Britons can't remember a time without her....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_PHOTO_GALLERY_QUEENS_JUBILEE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Al-Assad condemns Houla massacre :: In his first speech to parliament for months, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejects claims that government troops carried out the "outrageous" massacre in Houla.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

President decries 'terrorists' :: Syrian president Bashar al-Assad decries the "terrorists" and "conspiracy" against Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/weather/2012/06/03/sot-syria-assad-address.syrian-state-tv?eref�ition

Deadly clashes spill into Lebanon :: Bloody clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian regime fighters raged on early Sunday in Tripoli, Lebanon, a day after the deadliest outburst of violence there in recent weeks indicated Syria's turmoil continues spilling across borders.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/meast/lebanon-syria-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Canada killing suspect sought in Paris :: Police in Paris are searching for a self-proclaimed porn star suspected of killing and cutting up a university student in Canada, authorities in Montreal said Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/americas/canada-body-parts-investigation/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistanis acquitted in New York plot :: A Pakistani court has acquitted four men accused of taking part in a botched 2010 plot to detonate a bomb in New York's Times Square.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/asia/pakistan-times-square-plot/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan: Nine militants killed by drone :: A suspected U.S. drone strike killed nine militants in Pakistan's tribal region on Sunday, the second such attack in 24 hours in the region, a local government official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/asia/pakistan-drone-strike/index.html?eref�ition

Tiger ties Nicklaus with 73rd PGA title :: Tiger Woods tied Jack Nicklaus on 73 PGA Tour victories after sinking a sensational chip from off the green late in the final round of the Memorial Tournament on Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/sport/golf/golf-tiger-woods-memorial/index.html?eref�ition

Video shows plane smoldering :: CNN's Jim Clancy talks to people on the scene of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/06/03/exp-bpr-lagos-crash-witness.cnn?eref�ition

Nigerian airplane crashes, killing all 153 onboard :: LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighborhood in Nigeria's largest city on Sunday, killing all 153 people on board and others on the ground in the worst air disaster in nearly two decades for the troubled nation....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AF_NIGERIA_PLANE_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

'No survivors' :: None of the 153 people on a Nigerian airplane survived the crash into a Lagos neighborhood. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/03/lagos-crash-scene-lklv-duthiers.cnn?eref�ition

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