Monday, December 31, 2012

31-Dec-2012 23:59

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The never-ending culinary merry-go-round :: With the Christmas dinner done, writer Will Self says the UK's new year resolution should be to end the national obsession with food.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20836616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

In Germany, Merkel's Main Rival Appears to Stumble From Gaffe to Gaffe - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGjb26iIG7Bu3vLzLXvctPyfEWlOA&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/world/europe/peer-steinbruck-stumbles-in-effort-to-unseat-angela-merkel-in-germany.html

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

Offbeat: Lobster iPhone case :: This year, maybe you think you got everything you ever wanted for Christmas (so long as everything you ever wanted was socks and underwear).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-lobster-case/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 23:59 Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered clot between brain and skull ... - Toronto Sun :: http://www.torontosun.com/2012/12/30/us-secretary-of-state-hillary-clinton-hospitalized-with-blood-clot-spokesman

Clinton Admitted to Hospital With Blood Clot :: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did not suffer any neurological damage, and her physicians said they expect she will make a full recovery.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/us/hillary-clinton-goes-to-hospital-after-exam-finds-a-blood-clot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Clinton suffered clot between brain and skull, doctors say - swissinfo.ch :: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news/international/Clinton_suffered_clot_between_brain_and_skull,_doctors_say.html?cid%3D34629384

Secretary of State Clinton hospitalized with blood clot :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KVIbBGeYgYU/us-usa-clinton-idUSBRE8BU00Z20121231

Secretary Hillary Clinton Hospitalized :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b5933d90e22bacda5c6fde96273a7a


Clinton

31-Dec-2012 22:57

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran says it's started naval drills at Strait of Hormuz - CBS News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEzi1PBexy3R2W0qesXvaXU0ihffg&url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57561071/iran-says-its-started-naval-drills-at-strait-of-hormuz/

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The never-ending culinary merry-go-round :: With the Christmas dinner done, writer Will Self says the UK's new year resolution should be to end the national obsession with food.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20836616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

In Germany, Merkel's Main Rival Appears to Stumble From Gaffe to Gaffe - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGjb26iIG7Bu3vLzLXvctPyfEWlOA&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/world/europe/peer-steinbruck-stumbles-in-effort-to-unseat-angela-merkel-in-germany.html

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 22:57 Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton remains hospitalized with blood clot - Montreal Gazette :: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Secretary%2BState%2BHillary%2BClinton%2Badmitted%2Bhospital%2Bwith/7758733/story.html

Clinton's clot located between brain and skull, doctors say - CNN (blog) :: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/31/clintons-clot-located-between-brain-and-skull-doctors-say/

Clinton Admitted to Hospital With Blood Clot :: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is being treated with anticoagulant medication after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from her concussion this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/us/hillary-clinton-goes-to-hospital-after-exam-finds-a-blood-clot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Secretary of State Clinton hospitalized with blood clot :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KVIbBGeYgYU/us-usa-clinton-idUSBRE8BU00Z20121231

Secretary Hillary Clinton Hospitalized :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b5933d90e22bacda5c6fde96273a7a


Clinton

31-Dec-2012 21:56

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The never-ending culinary merry-go-round :: With the Christmas dinner done, writer Will Self says the UK's new year resolution should be to end the national obsession with food.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20836616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

Offbeat: Lobster iPhone case :: This year, maybe you think you got everything you ever wanted for Christmas (so long as everything you ever wanted was socks and underwear).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-lobster-case/index.html?eref�ition

Miners ready to gamble on rare earths :: Rare earth elements, as every commodities nerd knows, are in fact not very rare at all. Some, such as cerium and lanthanum, are among the more abundant elements in the earth's crust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/china-rare-earth/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 21:56 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Education: Shall I Die? Shall I Fly . . . :: A U.S. scholar claims discovery of a poem by Shakespeare
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074859,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Bears fire coach Lovie Smith day after team fails to make playoffs - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/bears-fire-coach-lovie-smith-day-after-team-fails-to-make-playoffs/2012/12/31/2621ab10-5370-11e2-abc4-3d33329b6128_story.html

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's course of treatment points to blood clot in her ... - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/clot-location-clinton-hospitalized-longer-foreseen-expert-article-1.1230102

NY couple arrested; Explosives substance found - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/AP36943a674d9947bd8f0ae11f45100504.html

Tentative "fiscal cliff" deal emerges in Senate :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/10xUz4hn5FA/us-usa-fiscal-idUSBRE8A80WV20121231

Facebook revives NYE message service after security fix - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57561405-93/facebook-revives-nye-message-service-after-security-fix/

Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini, a Revolutionary in the Study of the Brain, Dies at 103 :: By studying chicken embryos in the bedroom of her house in Turin, Italy, Dr. Levi-Montalcini discovered how embryo cells built a latticework of intricate connections.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/science/dr-rita-levi-montalcini-a-revolutionary-in-the-study-of-the-brain-dies-at-103.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

'Oompa Loompa' Attack: Police Hunt Pair - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1031937/oompa-loompa-attack-police-hunt-pair

Settlement Expected With Banks Over Home Loans :: Banking regulators are said to be close to a $10 billion settlement with 14 banks that would end the government's efforts to hold lenders responsible for foreclosure abuses.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/business/settlement-expected-with-banks-over-home-loans.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Adam Lambert Criticizes 'Les Mis' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�bffc1f425420448c8c2101160d4d00

Mom's 18-Point iPhone Rules for Son :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�a13c369e104a95431b94665f7bd86b

Caesars' Bounce Provides Compelling Short Opportunity - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1081061-caesars-bounce-provides-compelling-short-opportunity

Person of The Year 2003: The American Soldier :: THE AMERICAN SOLDIER
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1006533,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


10

31-Dec-2012 20:55

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The never-ending culinary merry-go-round :: With the Christmas dinner done, writer Will Self says the UK's new year resolution should be to end the national obsession with food.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20836616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

Offbeat: Lobster iPhone case :: This year, maybe you think you got everything you ever wanted for Christmas (so long as everything you ever wanted was socks and underwear).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-lobster-case/index.html?eref�ition

Miners ready to gamble on rare earths :: Rare earth elements, as every commodities nerd knows, are in fact not very rare at all. Some, such as cerium and lanthanum, are among the more abundant elements in the earth's crust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/china-rare-earth/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 20:55 Clinton

Hillary Clinton Has Blood Clot From Concussion - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/hillary-clinton-blood-clot-concussion-effects-secretary-states-18099038

Clinton Admitted to Hospital With Blood Clot :: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is being treated with anticoagulant medication after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from her concussion this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/us/hillary-clinton-goes-to-hospital-after-exam-finds-a-blood-clot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Secretary of State Clinton hospitalized with blood clot :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KVIbBGeYgYU/us-usa-clinton-idUSBRE8BU00Z20121231

Secretary Hillary Clinton Hospitalized :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b5933d90e22bacda5c6fde96273a7a


Clinton

31-Dec-2012 19:54

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The never-ending culinary merry-go-round :: With the Christmas dinner done, writer Will Self says the UK's new year resolution should be to end the national obsession with food.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20836616#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

Offbeat: Lobster iPhone case :: This year, maybe you think you got everything you ever wanted for Christmas (so long as everything you ever wanted was socks and underwear).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-lobster-case/index.html?eref�ition

Miners ready to gamble on rare earths :: Rare earth elements, as every commodities nerd knows, are in fact not very rare at all. Some, such as cerium and lanthanum, are among the more abundant elements in the earth's crust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/china-rare-earth/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 19:54 10

Worker Liberation in Michigan :: Another state gives individuals the right not to join a union.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578157453687608428.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Education: Shall I Die? Shall I Fly . . . :: A U.S. scholar claims discovery of a poem by Shakespeare
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074859,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Tentative "fiscal cliff" deal emerges in Senate :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/10xUz4hn5FA/us-usa-fiscal-idUSBRE8A80WV20121231

10 Great New Year's Eve Apps - PC Magazine :: http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/story/306461/10-great-new-year-s-eve-apps

'Oompa Loompa' Attack: Police Hunt Pair - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1031937/oompa-loompa-attack-police-hunt-pair

Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini, a Revolutionary in the Study of the Brain, Dies at 103 :: By studying chicken embryos in the bedroom of her house in Turin, Italy, Dr. Levi-Montalcini discovered how embryo cells built a latticework of intricate connections.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/science/dr-rita-levi-montalcini-a-revolutionary-in-the-study-of-the-brain-dies-at-103.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

RGIII's knee isn't "100%," but won't require surgery, dad says - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/usatoday/article/1800751?odyssey%3Dmod%257Cnewswell%257Ctext%257CDetroit%2520Lions%257Cs

Settlement Expected With Banks Over Home Loans :: Banking regulators are said to be close to a $10 billion settlement with 14 banks that would end the government's efforts to hold lenders responsible for foreclosure abuses.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/business/settlement-expected-with-banks-over-home-loans.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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Mom's 18-Point iPhone Rules for Son :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�a13c369e104a95431b94665f7bd86b

10 Things to Know for Today :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iS0beef06bc711ab06083182b90bfa9d

Caesars' Bounce Provides Compelling Short Opportunity - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1081061-caesars-bounce-provides-compelling-short-opportunity

Person of The Year 2003: The American Soldier :: THE AMERICAN SOLDIER
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The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
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31-Dec-2012 18:53

In pictures: Stonehenge solstice :: 5,000 people mark the winter solstice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-20811844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your best moments of 2012 :: For some it was an exhilarating holiday to an exotic place, finding new love or conquering their greatest fear. For others, it was witnessing an historic event.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/index.html?eref�ition

World's most Christmassy places :: If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/11/travel/celebrates-top-10-christmas-destinations/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Snowstorm hits US :: Snow storm in north-eastern US states
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20849242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The year in pictures 2012 :: The pictures that made the headlines in 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20770268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 28 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 22-28 December 2012 :: News photographs from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20857511#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Approaching comet may outshine the moon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyK9PuMrGJQ/space-comet-idUSL1E8NS5AL20121228

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?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

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: 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

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

Distraction: Baby panda loves ball :: Xiao Liwu of the San Diego Zoo sure loves his toy ball.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2012/12/27/orig-jtb-distraction-panda-loves-ball.cnn?eref�ition

Secret WWII code found on dead bird :: A pensioner discovers a secret World War II coded message on a dead pigeon, as CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/28/robertson-pigeon-update.cnn?eref�ition

New homeless law comes into force :: Legislation which aims to effectively end homelessness in Scotland comes into force as part of a government commitment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20870160#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moves to level pay for lecturers :: Scotland's further education colleges look set to return to national pay and conditions for lecturers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-20872163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scots cystic fibrosis drug call :: Calls are made for a new drug for people with a form of cystic fibrosis, available in England, to be prescribed in Scotland.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20870161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nuns revolutionize health care :: While modernization of the Catholic Church in the 1960s did leave fewer nuns in the pipeline to carry out work in the health care and education fields, the ones who stayed -- this baby boomer generation of religious sisters -- undertook a kind of grass-roots, social justice-oriented health care.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/health/nuns-health-care/index.html?eref�ition

Is Belgium still the capital of chocolate? :: Belgium invented the praline in 1912 and soon became known for making the best chocolates in the world. But 100 years on, the supremacy of local chocolatiers is under threat from international competition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20810103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore's cemetery battle :: Singapore's Bukit Brown stands at the heart of a heated debate over development, as graves face exhumation to make way for a new eight-lane highway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/singapore-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

After slump, Dubai says: We're back! :: For the two years since it opened in the wake of a humiliating financial crisis, the New Year's eve celebrations surrounding Dubai's Burj Khalifa building have been fairly muted. But this year developer Emaar is putting on a huge show combining a dancing fountain, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and plenty of fireworks. The message: The emirate is back with a bang.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/dubai-resurgence/index.html?eref�ition

Offbeat: Lobster iPhone case :: This year, maybe you think you got everything you ever wanted for Christmas (so long as everything you ever wanted was socks and underwear).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-lobster-case/index.html?eref�ition

Miners ready to gamble on rare earths :: Rare earth elements, as every commodities nerd knows, are in fact not very rare at all. Some, such as cerium and lanthanum, are among the more abundant elements in the earth's crust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/business/china-rare-earth/index.html?eref�ition

Lampard double inspires Chelsea win :: Frank Lampard underlined his continued value to Chelsea by scoring both goals in their 2-1 win at Everton Sunday as they went third in the English Premier League.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/30/sport/football/football-chelsea-lambard-demba-ba/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2012 18:53 Clinton

Hillary Clinton to spend New Year's Eve in hospital - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9773309/Hillary-Clinton-to-spend-New-Years-Eve-in-hospital.html

Obama, Hillary Clinton top Gallup's most admired: Who else is on the list? - Christian Science Monitor :: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2012/1231/Obama-Hillary-Clinton-top-Gallup-s-most-admired-Who-else-is-on-the-list

Clinton Admitted to Hospital With Blood Clot :: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is being treated with anticoagulant medication after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from her concussion this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/us/hillary-clinton-goes-to-hospital-after-exam-finds-a-blood-clot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Secretary of State Clinton hospitalized with blood clot :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KVIbBGeYgYU/us-usa-clinton-idUSBRE8BU00Z20121231

Secretary Hillary Clinton Hospitalized :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b5933d90e22bacda5c6fde96273a7a


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