Friday, September 21, 2012

21-Sep-2012 06:50

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

Strauss reveals Pietersen apology :: Retired England cricket captain Andrew Strauss says former team-mate Kevin Pietersen has apologised to him.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/19670829

Woods & Rose share PGA Tour lead :: Tiger Woods and Justin Rose share the lead on four under after round one of the PGA Tour Championship with Rory McIlroy three back.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/golf/19670246

Treasury blamed over care funding :: The Treasury is to blame for a failure to reform care funding in England, according to Lib Dem former care services minister Paul Burstow.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19670718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ohio Amish sect leader, followers convicted of hate crimes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/s-276QeXq9g/us-usa-crime-amish-idUSBRE88J13J20120920

VIDEO: Digital graffiti at the Tate :: The digital artwork made from solar lamp "graffiti"
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19664574#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

G4S 'should forego Olympics fee' :: G4S should forego its £57m management fee after failing to supply the required number of Olympics security staff, a committee of MPs says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19659943#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singer Fiona Apple arrested on drug charge in Texas :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiOJ09dao9c/entertainment-us-fionaapple-idUSBRE88J19E20120920

Bombing kills Somali broadcasters :: A suicide bombing in Somalia's capital killed and wounded numerous people, with three journalists from state-run broadcasting services among the dead, witnesses and state news outlets reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/africa/somalia-bombing/index.html?eref�ition

Girls beat up Iran cleric over dress code :: They may be a far cry from their Western counterparts fighting for the acceptance to breast feed -- or go topless -- in public, but two girls clobbered a cleric recently in a small town in Iran, when he admonished one of them to cover herself more completely.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/meast/iran-hijab-fisticuffs/index.html?eref�ition

Mexico gas blast death toll rises :: The number of people who died as a result of an explosion at a gas plant in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas rises to 30.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19670668#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rivals focus on Florida :: Florida takes center stage in the presidential campaign Thursday, with President Barack Obama heading to Miami for Spanish-language network Univision's "Meet the Candidates" town hall meeting. Republican challenger Mitt Romney campaigns in Sarasota.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/politics/campaign-wrap/index.html?eref�ition

Georgia minister quits over videos :: Georgia's interior minster resigned Thursday, two days after videos surfaced purportedly showing guards abusing prisoners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/europe/georgia-prison/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: Three Mile Island plant shuts down :: The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant shut down unexpectedly Thursday when a reactor coolant pump failed, federal regulators said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/us/pennsylvania-three-mile-island/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistani teachers lead anti-U.S. chant :: Muslim furor continued to rage Thursday over the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims," as well as recently published cartoons in a French publication of a figure resembling the Prophet Mohammed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/anti-islam-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Obama suggests Romney is out of touch with America :: MIAMI (AP) -- President Barack Obama cast Mitt Romney on Thursday as an out-of-touch challenger for the White House and an advocate of education cuts that could cause teacher strikes to spread from Chicago to other cities. The Republican countered that the U.S. economy "is bumping along the bottom" under the current administration and he predicted victory in the fall....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PRESIDENTIAL_CAMPAIGN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

The rise of the Maori tribal tattoo :: What the tattoo on my face means to me
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19628418#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama: Extremists used video as 'excuse' to attack :: MIAMI (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that extremists used an anti-Islam video as an excuse to assault U.S. interests overseas, including an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBAMA_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Quiz of the week's news :: Who almost invented the emoticon in the 1960s?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19668565#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why boyfriend didn't blame Knox :: Raffaele Sollecito says police wanted him to blame Amanda Knox, and why he didn't succumb to the pressure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/09/19/ac-amanda-knox-boyfriend-raffaele-sollecito.cnn?eref�ition

China's ageing families under pressure :: How China got old before it could afford it
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19647867#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anti-jihad 'savage' ads going up in NYC subway :: NEW YORK (AP) -- A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SUBWAY_ADS_JIHAD?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Chinese outrage troubles Japanese :: "Are Chinese people bad people?"
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/asia/japan-chinese-protests-reaction/index.html?eref�ition

Gallery: Leading tablets, e-readers :: When people think mobile, it's generally smartphones that come to mind
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/tech/mobile/tablet-e-reader-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

English GCSE grade challenge begins :: A legal challenge begins against the refusal to order a re-grade of English GCSE papers in the row over this year's results.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19667137#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chief whip apologises to police :: Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell apologises for disrespectful remarks to police who made him get off his bicycle as he left Downing Street.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19671093#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can both sides back off? :: China and Japan have much to lose in their game of brinksmanship over islands, and bloodshed could destabilize Asia, Jeff Kingston warns.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/opinion/china-japan-dispute-kingston/index.html?eref�ition

Pupils divided by GCSE grade boundaries :: A head teacher on how pupils were divided by GCSE grade boundaries
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19640256#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Start-ups 'need visa rule change' :: The UK's migration laws need more flexibility for bringing in highly-skilled overseas graduates or risk damaging digital start-ups, says think-tank.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19647942#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University in visa legal battle :: London Metropolitan University will be at the High Court later to challenge the UK Border Agency's decision to stop it sponsoring international students.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19663108#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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