Monday, June 18, 2012

18-Jun-2012 03:24

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

When Poland (almost) ruled soccer :: In the end it was the clown who had the last laugh.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/football-euro-2012-poland/index.html?eref�ition

Wall Street rises on news central banks primed to act :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lrxEhzgXu_M/us-markets-stocks-idUSBRE84S0BG20120614

Final alleged victim tells of rape by Sandusky :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1MJnodYQ_Y0/us-usa-crime-sandusky-idUSBRE85B03Q20120614

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18449636#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Euro 2012 stars and their tattoos :: Euro 2012 is almost upon us and Europe's finest footballers will be marked men -- in more ways than one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/euro-2012-tattoos-football/index.html?eref�ition

Olisadebe hits out at racism :: A former star of the Polish national team has urged UEFA to confront the problem of racism that is threatening to overshadow Euro 2012.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/sport/football/euro-2012-poland-olisadebe/index.html?eref�ition

Can GPS cut player burnout? :: Some of Europe's best footballers will be missing in Poland and Ukraine this month, as the effects of another grueling season takes its toll.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/06/sport/football/football-euro-2012-gps/index.html?eref�ition

What's it like to live near a skyscraper? :: London has a new skyscraper in the shape of the Shard - what will become Europe's tallest inhabited building. How does it feel to live in the shadow of such a giant?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18438604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cassano sorry for anti-gay remarks :: Italy striker Antonio Cassano has apologised for apparent homophobic comments he made in a Euro 2012 press conference.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/13/sport/football/italy-cassano-apology-gay-comments/index.html?eref�ition

Torres inspires Spain to Ireland rout :: Fernando Torres rediscovers his scoring touch as Spain soar to the top of Euro 2012 Group C and knock the Republic of Ireland out of the tournament.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/14/sport/football/euro-2012-italy-croatia/index.html?eref�ition

Ethiopia clamps down on net use :: Campaigners have warned that there are fresh efforts by the Ethiopian government to clamp down on certain types of internet use in the country.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18461292#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple 1 smashes auction estimate :: A rare functioning Apple 1 computer sells for more than double the estimated price at an auction in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18456746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Siachen, the world's highest battlefield :: The world's highest battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-17981187#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: China's new terracotta warriors :: New discoveries at the terracotta warriors' tomb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18391197#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

King forgives police officers :: Rodney King explains how he has found forgiveness for the police officers who brutally beat him in 1991.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/04/24/exp-point-king-three.cnn?eref�ition

Turkish women protest abortion plan :: Hundreds of women gathered on Sunday in Istanbul in the latest demonstration against the religiously conservative ruling party's plans to restrict access to abortion.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/17/world/europe/turkey-abortion-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Unpaid carers 'being let down' :: The army of unpaid carers in the UK is being "let down" by the failing social care system, a coalition of campaigners warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18456546#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colombia volcano Ruiz spews gas :: Volcanologists in Colombia warn of the activity of Nevado del Ruiz as a plume of ash and smoke continues to rise from its crater.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18481694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Care for runaway children 'weak' :: "Serious weaknesses" in England's care system have been revealed by a report which found children's homes failed to protect runaways, ministers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18478670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudis Bury Crown Prince in Mecca - Wall Street Journal :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNG9D9VOiMh2qmbFwCNKEiy5DAhYdA&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303379204577472632659741776.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

Shenzhou to dock with space lab :: China's Shenzhou-9 capsule, with its crew of three astronauts, remains on course to dock with the Tiangong-1 space lab.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18481806#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN plea for Syria's civilians :: The head of UN observers in Syria demands that warring parties allow the evacuation of women, children, elderly and injured people from conflict zones.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18481823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IOC probes black market Olympic ticket scandal :: LONDON (AP) -- International Olympic officials have opened a high-level investigation into allegations that authorized representatives in more than 50 countries - including a national Olympic committee - were involved in selling London Olympics tickets on the black market for profit....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OLY_LONDON2012_TICKET_SCANDAL?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Dutch crash out, Germans march on :: Germany and Portugal advance from the "Group of Death," as the pre-tournament favorites finish with zero points.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/17/sport/football/euro-2012-germany-netherlands-denmark-portugal/index.html?eref�ition

Obesity impacts weight of nations :: Researchers say that increasing levels of fatness around the world could have the same impact on global resources as an extra billion people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18462985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollande's party wins majority :: France's Socialist Party scores a big victory in elections, giving President Hollande strong backing for his tax-and-spend programme.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18471239#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unions urge phonics check rethink :: Leaders of three teaching unions have written to MPs urging a rethink of the phonics checks for six-year olds due to start in schools.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18462214#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

3 Church Attacks and Retaliation Rock Nigeria - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHgzWVX8ItnkvTT41IhA9ccKuMfeA&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/world/africa/3-churches-in-northern-nigeria-are-attacked.html

Salmond hails Disney film boost :: VisitScotland is launching its biggest ever global tourism campaign as First Minister Alex Salmond attends the release of the new Disney film Brave.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-18467968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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