Monday, June 4, 2012

04-Jun-2012 07:58

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 :: News photos from around the world
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

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

Analysis: Robots lift China's factories to new heights :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JoddM_eB1TY/us-china-economy-automation-idUSBRE8520F620120603

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

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

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

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

Chavez appears chipper on state TV :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, dogged by widespread speculation about his health, appeared chipper and energetic in a television appearance over the weekend.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/americas/venezuela-chavez-health/index.html?eref�ition

Sexual harassment in the world of video gaming :: Vicious verbal abuse experienced by women video gamers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18280000#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. state battles largest wildfire :: A record wildfire raged on in southwestern New Mexico on Sunday, belching out a wall of smoke as it devoured thousands of acres and advanced across the rugged wilderness.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/us/new-mexico-historic-wildfire/index.html?eref�ition

Victims of Egypt's old regime still await justice :: CAIRO (AP) -- Tied to a bed, Nasr al-Sayed Hassan Nasr was tortured for days with electric shocks during his 2010 detention for membership in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood - one of tens of thousands of political prisoners under Hosni Mubarak's 29-year rule....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_EGYPT_TRANSITIONAL_JUSTICE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Eyes of world on UK royal pageant :: The Thames became a sea of red, white and blue Sunday, as tens of thousands celebrated the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II -- so perhaps it was only fitting that alongside all the flags, another great British tradition was very much in evidence: Gray skies and rain.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/europe/diamond-jubilee-river-pageant/index.html?eref�ition

Can you love a fake piece of art? :: The story of the forgers who fooled everybody
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18180057#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former bath-salts addict: 'It felt so evil' :: The man is strapped onto a gurney and restrained, yet he is singing, making faces and twitching.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/us/bath-salts-interview/index.html?eref�ition

Specter of xenophobia in China :: Expats fear a drive to "clean out" people illegally living in Beijing will unfairly hit all foreigners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/world/asia/china-foreigner-crackdown-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

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