Friday, August 31, 2012

31-Aug-2012 21:49

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Active pensioners 'add six years' :: Being active and living a healthy lifestyle even after the age of 75 can make a huge difference to your life expectancy, a Swedish study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19421818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Questions over axed free schools :: Michael Gove is asked by Labour to reveal how much has been spent on collapsed free schools projects.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19427694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justifying Apple's $1bn verdict :: Justifying the verdict in the Apple/Samsung patent case
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19425052#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: Why was this number so special to Count von Count?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Life as a nurse in a deadly city :: Is this the toughest place to be a nurse?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19397516#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Who was shaken and stirred by a 007-themed party?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19421207#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Should children be stopped from reading adult books?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Pentagon threatens legal action over bin Laden book :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/O7fWuZdXd3k/entertainment-us-usa-security-binladen-b-idUSBRE87U00F20120831

VIDEO: Clint Eastwood: 'We own this country' :: The Hollywood star Clint Eastwood has delivered a speech at the Republican Party convention in Florida, as he backed Mitt Romney for president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19432723#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

China activist Wang Xiaoning free :: A Chinese dissident convicted of subversion charges with the help of evidence provided by US internet giant Yahoo is released from jail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19432800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK 'needs infrastructure boost' :: The British Chambers of Commerce calls for more government spending on infrastructure as it forecasts a 0.4% shrinkage of GDP in 2012.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19427545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Isaac forces dam evacuation order :: Officials have begun a controlled release of water at a Mississippi dam that was battered by Hurricane Isaac.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19433111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney appeals to voters disillusioned with Obama :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/V5SvT1BAGFo/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE87P01H20120831

From smart to genius: will design define future gadgets? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ld3Tm6r4yC4/smartphones-design-apple-samsung-smartpa-idINDEE87U03Z20120831

Did Clint Eastwood lose the plot at Romney's convention? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p_VGZEe9o44/us-usa-campaign-eastwood-idUSBRE87T1BX20120831

Tokyo court gives win to Samsung :: A court in Tokyo rules that Samsung Electronics did not infringe on patents held by Apple, a victory for the South Korean company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19433019#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Disgraced father of Pakistan nuclear bomb mulls politics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/S8NaUw3sgmM/pakistan-aqkhan-nuclear-idINDEE87U05820120831

House prices in 'surprising' jump :: UK house prices jumped by a "surprising" 1.3% in August, according to the Nationwide building society.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19426318#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clean up begins as Isaac weakens :: A weakened Isaac moved over Arkansas on Friday, leaving weary residents in other southern states digging out of its muddy mess and hundreds of thousands without power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/us/weather-isaac/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

INSIGHT - Does China's next leader have a soft spot for Tibet? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CRuoRHX_zqk/china-tibet-xi-jinping-idINDEE87T0IC20120831

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