Saturday, May 19, 2012

19-May-2012 23:57

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's most-wanted man jailed for life over £3 billion fraud - Telegraph.co.uk :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHIKv4kg-Lkvmm8F1FLe5XBi2VXEA&url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9274384/Chinas-most-wanted-man-jailed-for-life-over-3-billion-fraud.html

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

Obama, Hollande agree on much - but not Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Drezi-F8eeI/us-obama-hollande-idUSBRE84H17Y20120518

Moffat to receive special Bafta :: Doctor Who producer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat is to receive a special prize at this year's Bafta TV awards, organisers announce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Minority language data is key' :: Schools should keep detailed records of the languages spoken by ethnic minority pupils urges a report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18118114#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Historic Facebook debut falls flat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/izQoopj9_tg/facebook-ipo-listing-shares-nasdaq-idINDEE84H0EK20120519

VIDEO: Five Minutes With: Dita Von Teese :: Dita Von Teese on burlesque and her female fans
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18105807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-May-2012 23:56 IPO

Facebook's IPO Sputters :: Facebook shares struggled to stay above their $38 IPO price, as Wall Street bankers stepped in to prevent the newly minted stock from ending its first day with an embarrassing loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577411903118364314.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Missing Out on Facebook Jackpot :: Facebook is minting a lot of millionaires with its IPO, but along with those tales of riches come people like a carpet salesman who may have missed out on $50 million. Reality star Ali Fedotowsky missed out too.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303360504577412031389480536.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Problems Persisted After Facebook Opening :: The initial trading for Facebook's IPO was delayed and problems persisted after the open as traders had trouble changing or canceling orders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577412251723815184.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Facebook IPO Closes With Thud :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;0664eedbc4f29fd98bdabb528aab93

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QqUcffBJ9l8/index.htm


IPO

19-May-2012 22:55

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

Obama, Hollande agree on much - but not Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Drezi-F8eeI/us-obama-hollande-idUSBRE84H17Y20120518

Moffat to receive special Bafta :: Doctor Who producer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat is to receive a special prize at this year's Bafta TV awards, organisers announce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Minority language data is key' :: Schools should keep detailed records of the languages spoken by ethnic minority pupils urges a report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18118114#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Historic Facebook debut falls flat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/izQoopj9_tg/facebook-ipo-listing-shares-nasdaq-idINDEE84H0EK20120519

Heading Into Talks With Iran, US Sees Hopeful Signs - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEzum0-Ui9YQSJzCgjFMS_sYAt3WQ&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/world/middleeast/officials-see-promising-signs-for-iran-nuclear-talks.html

VIDEO: Five Minutes With: Dita Von Teese :: Dita Von Teese on burlesque and her female fans
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18105807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-May-2012 22:55 IPO

Facebook's IPO Sputters :: Facebook shares struggled to stay above their $38 IPO price, as Wall Street bankers stepped in to prevent the newly minted stock from ending its first day with an embarrassing loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577411903118364314.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

What does Facebook IPO say about our own expectations? - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.siliconbeat.com/2012/05/18/what-does-facebook-ipo-say-about-our-own-expectations/

Missing Out on Facebook Jackpot :: Facebook is minting a lot of millionaires with its IPO, but along with those tales of riches come people like a carpet salesman who may have missed out on $50 million. Reality star Ali Fedotowsky missed out too.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303360504577412031389480536.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Problems Persisted After Facebook Opening :: The initial trading for Facebook's IPO was delayed and problems persisted after the open as traders had trouble changing or canceling orders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577412251723815184.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Facebook IPO Closes With Thud :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;0664eedbc4f29fd98bdabb528aab93

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QqUcffBJ9l8/index.htm


IPO

19-May-2012 21:54

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

Obama, Hollande agree on much - but not Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Drezi-F8eeI/us-obama-hollande-idUSBRE84H17Y20120518

Moffat to receive special Bafta :: Doctor Who producer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat is to receive a special prize at this year's Bafta TV awards, organisers announce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Minority language data is key' :: Schools should keep detailed records of the languages spoken by ethnic minority pupils urges a report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18118114#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Historic Facebook debut falls flat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/izQoopj9_tg/facebook-ipo-listing-shares-nasdaq-idINDEE84H0EK20120519

VIDEO: Five Minutes With: Dita Von Teese :: Dita Von Teese on burlesque and her female fans
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18105807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-May-2012 21:54 Your

Your Money: Managing Risk in Your Nest Egg - Your Money :: In light of JPMorgan Chase's multibillion-dollar loss, a look at how individuals can manage risk in their own investments with trade-offs and moderation.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/your-money/managing-risk-in-your-nest-egg-your-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Your

19-May-2012 20:53

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OPpLV6SHttQ/us-usa-security-plot-spin-idUSBRE84H0OZ20120518

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

Obama, Hollande agree on much - but not Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Drezi-F8eeI/us-obama-hollande-idUSBRE84H17Y20120518

Moffat to receive special Bafta :: Doctor Who producer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat is to receive a special prize at this year's Bafta TV awards, organisers announce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Minority language data is key' :: Schools should keep detailed records of the languages spoken by ethnic minority pupils urges a report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18118114#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Historic Facebook debut falls flat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/izQoopj9_tg/facebook-ipo-listing-shares-nasdaq-idINDEE84H0EK20120519

19-May-2012 20:53 IPO

Missing Out on Facebook Jackpot :: Facebook is minting a lot of millionaires with its IPO, but along with those tales of riches come people like a carpet salesman who may have missed out on $50 million. Reality star Ali Fedotowsky missed out too.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303360504577412031389480536.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Problems Persisted After Facebook Opening :: The initial trading for Facebook's IPO was delayed and problems persisted after the open as traders had trouble changing or canceling orders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577412251723815184.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Facebook IPO Closes With Thud :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;0664eedbc4f29fd98bdabb528aab93

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QqUcffBJ9l8/index.htm


IPO

19-May-2012 19:52

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Beckham: 2012 a special year :: David Beckham attends a ceremony in Athens where the Olympic flame is handed over to the UK delegation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18120600#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OPpLV6SHttQ/us-usa-security-plot-spin-idUSBRE84H0OZ20120518

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third Mexican general detained :: The Mexican army detains General Ricardo Escorcia Vargas, after putting two other officers under house arrest for alleged links with a drug cartel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

Obama, Hollande agree on much - but not Afghanistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Drezi-F8eeI/us-obama-hollande-idUSBRE84H17Y20120518

Moffat to receive special Bafta :: Doctor Who producer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat is to receive a special prize at this year's Bafta TV awards, organisers announce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-May-2012 19:51 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: 'Metrosexual Black Abe Lincoln' :: With the news of a "super PAC" plan to resurrect the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. this election season, we're right back to ridiculous descriptions and dirty politics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/opinion/blow-metrosexual-black-abe-lincoln.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Their Party :: The presidential nominees may have been chosen, but there is still much to look forward to at the upcoming nominating conventions!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/opinion/collins-its-their-party.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Apocalypse Fairly Soon :: As Europe jogs toward its endgame, the euro could still be saved. But that would require major changes from European leaders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/opinion/krugman-apocalypse-fairly-soon.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Age of Innocence :: It's no wonder Europe and the United States are facing debt crises and political dysfunction at the same time.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/opinion/the-age-of-innocence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Don't Climb Every Mountain :: Most climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest are increasingly estranged from the challenge of making their own decisions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/opinion/dont-climb-every-mountain.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

19-May-2012 18:51

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Malawi to overturn homosexual ban, Joyce Banda says - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHR9rAUe2-dg0COY0ZNMrHLkJ5d6w&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350

VIDEO: Beckham: 2012 a special year :: David Beckham attends a ceremony in Athens where the Olympic flame is handed over to the UK delegation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18120600#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OPpLV6SHttQ/us-usa-security-plot-spin-idUSBRE84H0OZ20120518

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third Mexican general detained :: The Mexican army detains General Ricardo Escorcia Vargas, after putting two other officers under house arrest for alleged links with a drug cartel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi Gulf union plan stumbles as wary leaders seek detail - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFtXdOldao1wLTr5GyAgK6laeGs0A&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/18/us-gulf-union-idUSBRE84H0VO20120518

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US, France Talk Growth Before G-8 - Wall Street Journal :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGahSVuo8FXZ3dMjVTZ7_11QUdWlQ&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303879604577412580579939066.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

At ''bridge to nowhere,'' Romney slams Obama on economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nCa7f6Z_oP4/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE84H13020120518

19-May-2012 18:51 IPO

Missing Out on Facebook Jackpot :: Facebook is minting a lot of millionaires with its IPO, but along with those tales of riches come people like a carpet salesman who may have missed out on $50 million. Reality star Ali Fedotowsky missed out too.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303360504577412031389480536.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Problems Persisted After Facebook Opening :: The initial trading for Facebook's IPO was delayed and problems persisted after the open as traders had trouble changing or canceling orders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577412251723815184.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Facebook IPO Closes With Thud :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;0664eedbc4f29fd98bdabb528aab93


IPO

19-May-2012 17:52

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN calls for talks to end violence in Syria as Ban Ki-Moon links Al Qaeda to ... - Fox News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH_qyfkCE5sJb8xCXa1kTWylkCiHQ&url=http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/05/18/un-calls-for-talks-to-end-violence-in-syria-as-ban-ki-moon-links-al-qaeda-to/?test%3Dlatestnews

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/v300OWginb0/greece-euro-exit-grexit-idINDEE84H0BO20120518

Baritone Fischer-Dieskau dies :: The respected German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, famed for his performances of Schubert's song cycle Winter Journey, dies at the age of 86.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Beckham: 2012 a special year :: David Beckham attends a ceremony in Athens where the Olympic flame is handed over to the UK delegation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18120600#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OPpLV6SHttQ/us-usa-security-plot-spin-idUSBRE84H0OZ20120518

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third Mexican general detained :: The Mexican army detains General Ricardo Escorcia Vargas, after putting two other officers under house arrest for alleged links with a drug cartel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi Gulf union plan stumbles as wary leaders seek detail - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFtXdOldao1wLTr5GyAgK6laeGs0A&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/18/us-gulf-union-idUSBRE84H0VO20120518

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Merkel 'suggests Greek euro vote' :: Greek officials say Germany's Chancellor Merkel has suggested a euro referendum, but Berlin denies the report, as world leaders gather in the US for a G8 summit meeting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Facebook's IPO Sputters :: Facebook shares struggled to stay above their $38 IPO price, as Wall Street bankers stepped in to prevent the newly minted stock from ending its first day with an embarrassing loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577411903118364314.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Start-Up Is Gold for Facebook's New Millionaires :: At Facebook, ground zero for the nouveau tech riche in Silicon Valley, peer pressure dictates that consumption be kept on the down low.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/technology/a-start-up-is-gold-for-facebooks-new-millionaires.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Does Facebook Turn People Into Narcissists? :: Some research suggests that people who frequently update their Facebook status are more likely to exhibit narcissistic traits, but the social medium of choice for the self-absorbed may actually be Twitter.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/does-facebook-turn-people-into-narcissists/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Should You Renounce Your U.S. Citizenship? :: A Facebook billionaire has sparked interest in 'expatriating' to skirt big tax bills. Here's what you need to know.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303879604577410021186373802.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Missing Out on Facebook Jackpot :: Facebook is minting a lot of millionaires with its IPO, but along with those tales of riches come people like a carpet salesman who may have missed out on $50 million. Reality star Ali Fedotowsky missed out too.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303360504577412031389480536.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Problems Persisted After Facebook Opening :: The initial trading for Facebook's IPO was delayed and problems persisted after the open as traders had trouble changing or canceling orders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303448404577412251723815184.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Morgan Stanley made big bet on Facebook :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_1Hyn4Pbhs0/us-facebook-morgan-stanley-idUSBRE84I01620120519

Morgan Stanley made big bet on Facebook :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8vMjV144kZY/facebook-morgan-stanley-idUSL1E8GIER020120519

Historic Facebook debut falls flat :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VXFuLyNUBRg/net-us-facebook-idUSBRE84G14Q20120519

Facebook IPO Closes With Thud :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;0664eedbc4f29fd98bdabb528aab93

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QqUcffBJ9l8/index.htm

Rich Karlgaard: The Future Is More Than Facebook :: Social media is already passé in Silicon Valley. America's innovation engine is now focused on transportation, energy and manufacturing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304371504577406142515388550.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


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19-May-2012 16:49

Dieting 'safe for pregnant women' :: Dieting in pregnancy is safe and does not carry risks for the baby, a review of research has suggested.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18101423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wild spring weather baffles bugs :: The wettest April in more than a century has caused problems for many UK butterflies, bees and other bugs, say conservationists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18101581

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-18101247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hackney's 'beauty and ugliness' :: A photographer's view of Hackney
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18074028#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan urges cuts in power usage :: Japan urges businesses and households to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18113785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US firms eye Myanmar as sanctions suspended - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFwwiEw5mGKKnhwtayAFNxa1Zs8sQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/18/us-usa-myanmar-sanctions-idUSBRE84G0XQ20120518

How do you insult someone legally? :: Campaigners want to overturn laws targeting "insulting words and behaviour". Just how safe is it to scorn others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18102815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon trick for next-gen memory :: Researchers reveal details of a promising way to make a fundamentally different kind of computer memory chip.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18103772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£9k fees 'to push debt up £100bn' :: A study suggests public sector debt will be pushed up by £100bn over next two decades by higher university fees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18101729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi's new president vows to repeal ban on gay acts in conservative southern ... - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGUMaKNZJEV2mR5bdvBFm9MVBNyag&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/malawis-new-president-vows-to-repeal-ban-on-gay-acts-in-conservative-southern-african-country/2012/05/18/gIQA7IJCYU_story.html

Day in pictures: 18 May 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aiplpBkTDv8/us-greece-grexit-idUSBRE84H0HW20120518

Call for calm after Spanish downgrade :: Spain's government calls for calm a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/18/world/europe/money-spain-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Nightmare foretold if Greece heads for euro exit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/v300OWginb0/greece-euro-exit-grexit-idINDEE84H0BO20120518

Baritone Fischer-Dieskau dies :: The respected German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, famed for his performances of Schubert's song cycle Winter Journey, dies at the age of 86.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18118722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Beckham: 2012 a special year :: David Beckham attends a ceremony in Athens where the Olympic flame is handed over to the UK delegation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18120600#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama unveils US Africa food plan :: US President Barack Obama announces a $3bn (£1.9bn) plan to boost food security in Africa ahead of a G-8 summit near Washington.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18119024#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor :: The world's monarchs gather at Windsor Castle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18121358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays' :: President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18118350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India charges prompt Italy row :: Indian police charge two Italian marines with the murder of two Indian fishermen, prompting Italy to recall its ambassador.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18118790#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 May 2012 :: The best photographs from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18114452#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op? :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OPpLV6SHttQ/us-usa-security-plot-spin-idUSBRE84H0OZ20120518

Protesters angered by Gulf union :: Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18120787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third Mexican general detained :: The Mexican army detains General Ricardo Escorcia Vargas, after putting two other officers under house arrest for alleged links with a drug cartel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ship is 'floated' on sea of jelly :: A ship moored in Bristol as a visitor attraction is "floated" in a sea of neon-green jelly as part of a cultural festival.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18116830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Best eyes upset win over Leinster :: Hooker Rory Best insists Ulster have no interest in playing the 'brave losers' role in Saturday's Heineken Cup final against Leinster.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/18124177

Cuban offshore oil attempt fails :: Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18124320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook shares see modest debut :: Facebook shares end a volatile first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing, having initially jumped more than 10%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18115914#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top Republican woman in Congress becomes a force :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AgK1nmWm1yQ/us-usa-campaign-rodgers-idUSBRE84H0YD20120518

Maryland allows same-sex divorce :: The highest court in Maryland allows gay couples to divorce, even though same-sex marriage is not yet allowed in that US state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18121456#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa