Saturday, September 8, 2012

08-Sep-2012 11:49

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chicago braces for first teacher strike in a generation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eW2ei0gZAtI/us-chicago-schools-strike-idUSBRE88606L20120907

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

Vladimir Putin on Group Sex & More Sex Talk by World Leaders - Daily Beast :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF1Qzs0ZO4bRpsRhyoJARhU72ek1A&url=http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/vladimir-putin-on-group-sex-more-sex-talk-by-world-leaders.html

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Judge grants bail to Christian girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH3wSbGSwrzQNxxI0YB6NTnKt4QoQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/09/07/judge-grants-bail-to-christian-girl-accused-blasphemy-in-pakistan/

Girl hid unnoticed among bodies :: The young girl hid, unnoticed, in a car with the bodies of three people shot dead in the foothills of the Alps.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/06/pkg-france-shootings.itn?eref�ition

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Earthquakes hit south-west China :: A series of earthquakes has hit south-west China, leaving at least 50 people dead and 150 injured, state-run media say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19518073#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed :: A Christian girl, who has been detained on blasphemy charges for three weeks in Pakistan, is granted bail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19498970#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: US man's struggle to get pregnant :: Following gender reassignment surgery, American man Thomas Beatie gave birth to a girl. He tells Victoria Derbyshire about the difficulties he faced getting pregnant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19517194#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch Putin fly with the birds :: Vladimir Putin leads a flock of birds to safety, just one of his many adventures, as Erin Mclaughlin explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/06/dnt-mclaughlin-putin-birds.cnn?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Prince deployed to Afghanistan :: Prince Harry has begun a four-month deployment to Afghanistan flying Apache attack helicopters, the Ministry of Defence says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19516079#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bombardment, blasts rock Syrian capital - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFqSQYQmKgRQ0eqqT3js3dpuIdLLg&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/07/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8860TF20120907

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