Saturday, November 24, 2012

24-Nov-2012 04:03

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese grandpa models clothes :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

61-year-old computer springs back to life :: The WITCH is back.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/tech/innovation/witch-computer-restoration/index.html?eref�ition

Self-immolations rise in Tibet :: Almost 80 people have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule, a contrast to the Tunisian act that's seen as a catalyst for Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/world/asia/china-tibet-self-immolations/index.html?eref�ition

Spain's debate over bailout :: Al Goodman reports on the toll of the economic crisis in Spain's Catalonia region.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/22/goodman-economic-crisis-catalonia.cnn?eref�ition

Catalonia's fight for independence :: How should Spain approach Catalonia's desire for independence?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/business/catalonia-dutch-revolt-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Obama pardons turkeys :: President Obama compares his election and his second term to the two turkeys he pardoned.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/11/21/bts-obama-turkey-pardon.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20443777#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Healthy' soda claims to block fat :: A new Pepsi product claims to lower cholesterol and heart disease risk, as CNN's Alex Zolbert reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/zolbert-japan-fat-blocking-soda.cnn?eref�ition

Warning care standards 'slipping' :: The quality of services provided to people across the health and care sectors in England is beginning to suffer, according to the regulator.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20442760#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Review hails citizen scientists :: A review of more than 230 "citizen science" projects says the involvement of volunteers offers "high value to research, policy and practice".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20445296#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Giant bird was 'gentle herbivore' :: Footprints made by the giant bird Diatryma indicate it was a "gentle herbivore", not a fierce carnivore, scientists say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20413665

"Life of Pi" teen star lives out his own fairy tale :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4uYFFYNa9vA/film-life-of-pi-surajsharma-idINDEE8AM01P20121123

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

US warns of possible N. Korean missile launch - Asahi Shimbun :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGUthRf9Q0GOtGr1ub-3TtDcMyCcA&url=http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/korean_peninsula/AJ201211230050

Afghan car bomb kills three, wounds 90 :: A car bomb exploded in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing three people and wounding 90 others, a provincial governor's spokesman said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/afghanistan-car-bomb/index.html?eref�ition

Who is Morsy? :: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy's statements on Syria give insight into his leadership.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/amanpour-egypt-morsy-syria-james-traub.cnn?eref�ition

Myth-busting the Christmas adverts :: For many, Christmas just isn't Christmas until the first round of festive TV adverts has been aired. But how much basis in reality do these ads have?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20427021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singaporeans are 'least emotional' :: The most emotionless society is Singapore's despite its reputation for being among the world's richest, a new survey has revealed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/singapore-emotions-gallup/index.html?eref�ition

World's most pricey parking is... :: Nestled within Hong Kong's dense skyscraper jungle, a $640,000 property sits among some of the world's most expensive commercial and residential spaces.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/business/hong-kong-world-expensive-parking-places/index.html?eref�ition

Digital democracy 'in danger' :: Unless Facebook users fight back, the days of the social network's experiment with democracy may soon come to an end.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/tech/social-media/facebook-democracy/index.html?eref�ition

Black Friday shoppers camp out :: Black Friday shoppers have set up camp outside Best Buy with TVs and play stations to keep them busy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/22/pkg-best-buy-black-friday-shoppers.wfxg?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Home amid Chinese highway a symbol of resistance - Huffington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNG0tAaTpF_7bPErgakqFQv1AbQIzw&url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20121123/as-china-nail-house/?utm_hp_ref%3Dhomepage%26ir%3Dhomepage

Could Catalonia, Spain split up? :: Al Goodman reports on the toll of the economic crisis in Spain's Catalonia region.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/22/goodman-economic-crisis-catalonia.cnn?eref�ition

Suicide bomber kills 3, wounds 90, in Afghanistan attack - Los Angeles Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEYlqUaiSesnj2KpUQ3twbXKV5WhA&url=http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-suicide-bomber-afghanistan-20121123,0,3322746.story

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