Saturday, August 25, 2012

25-Aug-2012 11:17

Cheeky Harry vs. dull brother Wills :: Royal correspondent Robert Jobson says Prince Harry's latest scandal highlights the differences between the monarchy's Jack-the-Lad playboy prince and his dependable, if dull, older brother.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/23/opinion/prince-harry-wills-comparison-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

'Accidental millionaire' in jail after spree :: A New Zealand gas station owner turned international fugitive has been sentenced to four years and seven months in prison after stealing millions of dollars accidentally deposited into his bank account.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/24/world/asia/new-zealand-accidental-millionaire-sentenced/index.html?eref�ition

China bridge collapse kills three :: A section of a multi-million dollar bridge in China that opened in November has collapsed, leaving three people dead, state media say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19365154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New dictionary words: Ridic, lolz :: Kristie Lu Stout shares some new additions to Oxford Dictionaries Online
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/23/exp-ns-new-oxford-words.cnn?eref�ition

Egypt and Iran: Old enemies become new friends? - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHQzUipBUUBIgH7HKyQSrbVlfal-g&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19347574

After Concorde: Supersonic race :: The dream of supersonic flight is still alive, with plane manufacturers racing to launch their own faster-than-sound jets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/23/tech/innovation/beyond-concorde-supersonic-flight/index.html?eref�ition

No loss from no-output coal block allocations: govt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lAqkKeODfMw/india-coalgate-chidambaram-cag-idINDEE87N05H20120824

What happens when someone goes missing? :: Vital clues may be found in the first few hours after someone disappears. But how do police decide which cases to prioritise?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19360824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DJ Tiesto: Making the world dance :: Superstar DJ Tiesto tells CNN's Anna Coren the secret behind his global success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/24/talk-asia-dj-tiesto-dance.cnn?eref�ition

Rape: Have we lost touch with reality? :: Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic caused outrage with their remarks on rape. How did they get it so wrong?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/23/opinion/akin-galloway-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Review into English exam grades :: The Welsh government is launching a review into performance in English language in this year's GCSEs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-19365453#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the world's lowest voice? :: Tim Storms boasts a vocal range of 10 octaves and his lowest note is so deep it can only be heard by elephants.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/23/mclaughlin-worlds-lowest-voice.cnn?eref�ition

SA pool hippo dies before rescue :: A hippopotamus which had been stuck in a swimming pool of a game reserve lodge in northern South Africa for four days dies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19366102#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Recession less deep than thought :: The UK economy shrank by 0.5% between April and June, less than previously thought, revised official figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19366621#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Measles cases 'almost double' :: There have been almost twice the number of measles cases in England and Wales in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, official figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19369365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Murdoch's Sun defies royals, prints naked Harry pics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_bCKOi1t0dA/britain-prince-harry-pics-sun-idINDEE87N07X20120824

SC relief for Chidambaram in 2G telecom case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nILnbdLOwgo/chidambaram-india-2g-case-supreme-court-idINDEE87N02L20120824

Paralympic stars on fast track :: In the run-up to the Paralympic Games, Eurostar is priming its services for the continent's elite disabled athletes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/24/business/eurostar-paralympics/index.html?eref�ition

'Sleeping beauties' seek fairytale love :: Potential princes line up to kiss models in an art exhibition. But as Fionnuala Sweeney reports, there's a big catch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/23/pkg-sweeney-sleeping-beauties.cnn?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19357660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Carried by soldiers, no score-keepers at 1960 Paralympics :: Britain's first gold medallist at the 1960 Paralympics, Margaret Maughan, tells the BBC's Peter White about her experience of the Games, a rudimentary affair symptomatic of attitudes in the 1950s and 1960s.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19366834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Caught in China's security Web :: A group representing international companies in China has warned members that police in Beijing, Hebei and Shandong have required international firms to purchase Internet monitoring devices or risk having their connections cut.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/24/business/china-foreign-companies-internet/index.html?eref�ition

Tory calls for Nadir money return :: Former Conservative treasurer Lord McAlpine calls for the return of donations that were made to the party from jailed Asil Nadir's Polly Peck company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19364753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Test predicts hair and eye colour :: Scientists have developed a forensic test that can predict both the hair and eye colour of a possible suspect using DNA left at a crime scene.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19369028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S.'s lunchbox fascination :: Do you remember your favorite school lunchbox? It may have featured an image of your favorite cartoon character, band, movie or TV show. (Mine was a 1978 "Muppet Show" lunchbox with a Kermit the Frog thermos inside it.)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/23/living/american-lunch-box-history-museum/index.html?eref�ition

Warrington v Leeds :: Warrington meet Leeds in the annual Challenge Cup showdown at Wembley in a repeat of the 2010 final.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-league/19362692

Oil slick near Sri Lanka resorts :: Sri Lanka mobilises armed forces to deal with an oil slick heading toward tourist resorts on the west coast after a cargo ship sank.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19371614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dress to impress: Venus' style revival :: Confidence -- on the court and off it, Venus Williams is finding her mojo again.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/24/sport/tennis/williams-venus-serena-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

Eiffel Tower valued at $546 billion :: CNN's Phil Han takes a look at Europe's most valuable landmarks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/23/ctw-pkg-han-europes-monuments.cnn?eref�ition

Sunni cleric shot dead in Lebanon :: Three people, including a Sunni cleric, have been killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli amid new sectarian clashes fuelled by the conflict in Syria.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19366256#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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