Saturday, November 17, 2012

17-Nov-2012 00:16

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

'Too little known' on early birth :: Experts warn more research is needed to find out how to reduce the number of babies born early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20342108#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Jimmy Page on 'terrific' US honour :: Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page heads to Washington next month to receive a prestigious Kennedy Center Honor.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20337875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Concerns over 'in-the-air' Ebola :: Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20341423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are 'geek' and 'nerd' now positive terms? :: Are 'geek' and 'nerd' now positive terms?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20325517#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What was pinched from the Tower of London?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20350122#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dust-devils flirt with Mars rover :: Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover has not as yet captured them on camera, but dust-devils appear to have been running around the vehicle.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20345011#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Has the Mormon mystique been lifted? :: The year Mormonism lost its 'cult' status
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20327593#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ibrahimovic sparks social media storm :: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's audacious fourth goal against England has been called the best ever. CNN charts reaction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/sport/football/zlatan-ibrahimovic-sweden-england-football/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can win future elections :: Bobby Jindal: The Republican Party have a lot of work to do, but changing our principles is not a winning strategy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/opinion/jindal-gop-election/index.html?eref�ition

America's black cowboys :: Largely forgotten by history, America's black cowboys are fighting to keep their heritage alive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/black-cowboys/index.html?eref�ition

F1's Webber remains outsider :: The excesses of Formula One do not sit easily on the shoulders of Mark Webber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/sport/motorsport/f1-mark-webber-red-bull-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

The ordeal of a Moscow 'shop slave' :: Woman recounts ordeal of her captivity in Moscow
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20338534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby legend: Sport can unify :: Jean de Villiers, the most capped Springbok center in history, treasures meeting Nelson Mandela who he says shares his belief that rugby unites people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/showbiz/de-villiers-south-africa-rugby/index.html?eref�ition

Polar play ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Insight: Lockheed's F-35 logistics system revolutionary but risky :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hoZkTGfiwI0/us-lockheed-fighter-logistics-idUSBRE8AF09L20121116

How Republicans can win in future :: In the aftermath of the presidential election, Republicans have been inundated with advice to moderate, equivocate, and even abandon their core principles as a necessary prerequisite for winning future elections.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/opinion/jindal-gop-election/index.html?eref�ition

Transcript: Xi's speech :: Ladies, gentlemen and friends, hello. (We) have kept you all waiting. It's a great pleasure to meet with friends from the press.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-speech/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring influence of Jiang :: The domination of the elite Politburo Standing Committee by retired leader Jiang Zemin's proteges is a "disappointment," one expert says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

Families 'pleased' with BP payout :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks about the BP settlement with the father of a man killed in the Gulf oil spill explosion.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/11/16/ac-intv-jones-gulf-oil-spill-settlement.cnn?eref�ition

Clouds looming for tobacco farmers :: Government officials and health experts from around the world are meeting this week in South Korea to discuss a series of proposals that could put restrictions on tobacco growing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/tobacco-industry-malawi-who/index.html?eref�ition

Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused' :: Digital technology could transform education, but expensive kit often sits in boxes because teachers don't know how best to use it, a study claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20348322#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Solar-powered floating schools :: Solar-powered floating schools in Bangladesh
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20340184#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why China's reforms have stalled :: There is only one thing that Chinese and foreign observers of China are looking for at the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress: signs of reform, especially political liberalization.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/12/opinion/china-reforms-lam/index.html?eref�ition

Warning on antibiotic resistance :: Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to modern health, experts say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20354536#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Terrifying 24 hours in Gaza :: CNN's Sara Sidner documents a terrifying day as Israel and Hamas trade strikes and counterstrikes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/16/sidner-israel-gaza-war.cnn?eref�ition

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