Saturday, November 24, 2012

24-Nov-2012 15:15

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

More Syria officers, soldiers and families defect to Turkey - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE889kCLbVBZO0Z7CIkN2Xra0JMbg&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/16/us-syria-crisis-turkey-defection-idUSBRE8AF12U20121116

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

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

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

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

Mexico to be renamed... Mexico? :: It's the one fact about Mexico that you probably didn't know. The country's name is not really Mexico, at least not officially. After gaining independence from Spain in 1821, Mexico officially became the "Mexican United States."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/world/americas/mexico-name-change/index.html?eref�ition

Investor eyes S. African mines :: A Chinese investor is hoping to profit from turmoil in South Africa's mining industry, CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/22/mabuse-safrica-china-mine-investor.cnn?eref�ition

Watch CNN's 'Secrets in the Ice' :: Greenland's ice sheet is the second largest ice mass in the world, but it's melting at an alarming rate say climate researchers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/greenland-ice-secrets-promo/index.html?eref�ition

Fighting cancer with cell phones :: Only innovation can reduce illness and poverty in Africa, according to a program that is funding creative approaches to healthcare in developing countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/tech/africa-health-innovation/index.html?eref�ition

How Tetra Pak took over the world :: CNN's Nick Glass explores the history and technology of the Swedish company that changed the way we think about food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/22/make-create-innovate-tetra-pak.cnn?eref�ition

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