Sunday, July 15, 2012

15-Jul-2012 23:22

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 23:22 with

Matthew Schoenfeld: Air Jordan and the 1% :: There was a lot more income inequality on the Chicago Bulls roster after Michael Jordan's years with the team, but everyone was better off.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303649504577492300632472284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Protesters in solidarity with Silman block TA highway - Jerusalem Post :: http://www.jpost.com/NationalNews/Article.aspx?id%3D277567

Clinton discusses Egypt's political transition with the head of Egypt's ... - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/15/world/africa/egypt-clinton/index.html

Knicks' Kidd Charged With Drunken Driving - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/16/sports/basketball/knicks-kidd-charged-with-drunken-driving.html

For Climbers, Risks Now Shift With Every Step :: In climbing lore, coming back down the mountain safely, rather than reaching the summit, is the ultimate measure of success. Around the world this year, it has been a bad season in that respect.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/us/for-climbers-risks-now-shift-with-every-step.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Music: Playing With the Orchestra in Baltimore :: A Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program in its third year invites amateur musicians for a rigorous week of work, study and performance.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/arts/music/playing-with-the-orchestra-in-baltimore.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Four charged with girl sex offences - Belfast Telegraph :: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/four-charged-with-girl-sex-offences-16185182.html

Explorer: Hiking Washington State's Rocky Olympic Coast :: On a trek across the Olympic National Park coast, racing the tide, climbing with ropes and, finally, reaching the westernmost point in the continental United States.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/travel/hiking-washington-states-rocky-olympic-coast.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

With Gambling in Decline, Reno Struggles to Reinvent Itself :: As Reno, Nev., seeks to move past an economy grounded for decades by mammoth casinos, it is grasping at various possibilities that have little to do with the industry that defined it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/us/with-gambling-in-decline-reno-struggles-to-reinvent-itself.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Comic-Con fans journey to Middle Earth with "Hobbit" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hVbPtb-M4Zs/entertainment-us-media-comiccon-hobbit-idUSBRE86E00X20120715

Op-Ed Contributor: A World Without Coral Reefs :: By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Card Giants to Pay $6 Billion :: Visa and MasterCard agreed to pay retailers more than $6 billion to settle a lawsuit in an agreement that also permits merchants to charge higher prices to customers who pay for purchases with credit cards.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577525284273006706.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

A Fuller Legacy :: "The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area," at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, presents images of the legendary inventor's creations, along with local designs inspired by his philosophy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577519201659033594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

George Shultz: Memo to Romney --- Expand the Pie :: The former secretary of state and Treasury says America's current problems are large, and its power in the world is diminished. But the policies for revival are obvious with the right leadership.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577523541037952090.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Apple's iOS gets Popular in China with 17.3% Market Share - ValueWalk :: http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/07/apple-inc-aapl-ios-gets-popular-in-china-with-17-3-market-share/


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15-Jul-2012 22:23

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 22:23 with

Protesters in solidarity with Silman block TA streets - Jerusalem Post :: http://www.jpost.com/NationalNews/Article.aspx?id%3D277567

For Climbers, Risks Now Shift With Every Step :: In climbing lore, coming back down the mountain safely, rather than reaching the summit, is the ultimate measure of success. Around the world this year, it has been a bad season in that respect.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/us/for-climbers-risks-now-shift-with-every-step.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Music: Playing With the Orchestra in Baltimore :: A Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program in its third year invites amateur musicians for a rigorous week of work, study and performance.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/arts/music/playing-with-the-orchestra-in-baltimore.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Four charged with girl sex offences - Belfast Telegraph :: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/four-charged-with-girl-sex-offences-16185182.html

Explorer: Hiking Washington State's Rocky Olympic Coast :: On a trek across the Olympic National Park coast, racing the tide, climbing with ropes and, finally, reaching the westernmost point in the continental United States.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/travel/hiking-washington-states-rocky-olympic-coast.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Comic-Con fans journey to Middle Earth with "Hobbit" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hVbPtb-M4Zs/entertainment-us-media-comiccon-hobbit-idUSBRE86E00X20120715

Joe Paterno Got Richer Contract Amid Jerry Sandusky Inquiry :: The same month that the former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno testified before a grand jury about Jerry Sandusky, he began negotiating with his superiors to amend his contract.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/sports/ncaafootball/joe-paterno-got-richer-contract-amid-jerry-sandusky-inquiry.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A World Without Coral Reefs :: By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Card Giants to Pay $6 Billion :: Visa and MasterCard agreed to pay retailers more than $6 billion to settle a lawsuit in an agreement that also permits merchants to charge higher prices to customers who pay for purchases with credit cards.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577525284273006706.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

A Fuller Legacy :: "The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area," at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, presents images of the legendary inventor's creations, along with local designs inspired by his philosophy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577519201659033594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

George Shultz: Memo to Romney --- Expand the Pie :: The former secretary of state and Treasury says America's current problems are large, and its power in the world is diminished. But the policies for revival are obvious with the right leadership.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577523541037952090.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Apple's iOS gets Popular in China with 17.3% Market Share - ValueWalk :: http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/07/apple-inc-aapl-ios-gets-popular-in-china-with-17-3-market-share/


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15-Jul-2012 21:20

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 21:20 10

REPORT: FRANCE: Chickens on the balcony, tomatoes on the roof - France discovers urban agriculture :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20120710-chicken-balcony-tomatoes-roof-france-discovers-urban-agriculture

Red Cross declares Syrian conflict to be civil war - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21080477/syria-denies-heavy-weapons-used-latest-violence

1000 people hold solidarity rally for Silman - Ynetnews :: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4255849,00.html

Penn State decides to keep Joe Paterno's statue while the rest of the world ... - Yahoo! Sports (blog) :: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/penn-state-decides-keep-joe-paterno-statue-while-161109943--ncaaf.html

Japan troops fly supplies to flood-hit residents - gulfnews.com :: http://gulfnews.com/news/world/other-world/japan-troops-fly-supplies-to-flood-hit-residents-1.1049054

J.P. Morgan 'Whale' Report Signals Deeper Problem :: J.P. Morgan Chase said traders appear to have hidden problems in a portfolio whose losses have ballooned to $5.8 billion.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577524451161966894.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Fiercest fighting yet reported inside Damascus :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/x-iJBvJqGuc/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120715

Cameron's unity call - Oman Daily Observer :: http://main.omanobserver.om/node/103132

Clinton Meets Morsi Amid Tensions :: With Egypt in the midst of a heated domestic debate, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S. "supports the full transition to civilian rule."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577527032593967436.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

US Role in Post-Mubarak Egypt Unclear :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iKeac684ce6a8247f13b102670c7ef8c

Home Prices Hit Bottom. Now, the Bad News :: This may be the buyer's market of the century, but what if you're a seller? Here are some things to consider for those on the wrong side of the market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303343404577517123112194092.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Hidden Price of a Home-Cooked Meal :: While I was creating masterpieces in the kitchen, my husband was paying a cost I didn't understand.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304782404577488552541561834.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Details Emerge in Reported Syria Massacre :: Some of the details suggested that, rather than the outright bombing of civilians that the opposition has depicted, the violence in Tremseh may have been a lopsided fight between the army, and activists and residents.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577526983840532246.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

California voters to have say on taxes, state budgeting process, crime and justice - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21078334/california-voters-have-say-taxes-state-budgeting-process

Mary Kennedy Reburied Away From Kennedy Family :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ij7a0363823e02c26aec5e7bf2bf710a

The 10 Greatest Books of All Time :: What are they? A new book tries to settle it once and for all.
http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1578073,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Why the U.S. Will Never Save Afghanistan :: Despite 10 years of U.S. power, talent and money, Afghanistan is a country of squandered hope
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2096817,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

France's Hollande Scolds Peugeot Over Cuts :: French President calls for car maker to renegotiate a plan to close one of the country's biggest factories and eliminate 8,000 jobs.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577526821355295182.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Plague Behind the Zombies :: The undead didn't always breed by biting. For that, the mythmakers needed rabies.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303343404577518942892486750.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Flummoxed by Failure---or Focused? :: It's not about being smart. The key to getting past unsuccessful moments is a flexible view of learning, writes Ken Bain.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577522882725680396.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

In Digital Age, NBC Rewrites Olympic Playbook :: The London Olympics will be a monumental experiment for network TV in the digital age. NBC's decision to make every event available live online for cable and satellite subscribers is a big bet that viewers will still watch at prime time.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303644004577523280738908096.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Lobster Rolls That Really Rock :: From weathered seafood shacks to white-tablecloth restaurants, the best spots for the classic lobster sandwich on Maine's southern coast.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304022004577516701204095734.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Card Giants to Pay $6 Billion :: Visa and MasterCard agreed to pay retailers more than $6 billion to settle a lawsuit in an agreement that also permits merchants to charge higher prices to customers who pay for purchases with credit cards.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577525284273006706.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Wait ... Your Adviser Did What?! :: Financial planners are starting to throw in unusual perks—house-hunting, hiring movers—to win more business. Here's how to get more for your money.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303292204577519183016464916.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Fuller Legacy :: "The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area," at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, presents images of the legendary inventor's creations, along with local designs inspired by his philosophy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577519201659033594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Big War Over a Small Fruit :: Simple but clever ideas have made America great. Now a small seedless fruit has become an emblem of marketing in our era. Will your local supermarket ever be the same again?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577521241458781700.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

George Shultz: Memo to Romney --- Expand the Pie :: The former secretary of state and Treasury says America's current problems are large, and its power in the world is diminished. But the policies for revival are obvious with the right leadership.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577523541037952090.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Shale Gas Secret :: Why has drilling boomed in America, while it struggles in Europe?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577520421300962752.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Allysia Finley: How Insider Politics Saved California's Train to Nowhere :: The high-speed rail line may never be built, but it will save a few Democratic seats.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577521432823203066.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

News-Sharing Site Digg Sells for $500,000 :: Betaworks has agreed to buy news-sharing website Digg, in an attempt to revive a company that was early to social media but outmaneuvered by rivals.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577523181002565776.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

15-Jul-2012 20:18

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 20:18 Big

Next 3-D Frontier: Printed Plane Parts :: Big manufacturers are exploring ways to use 3-D printing to make bigger pieces in higher volumes. Boeing someday hopes to make plane wings this way.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303933404577505080296858896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Libor Scandal Might Give Europe Alibi to Break Up Big Banks - ValueWalk :: http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/07/libor-scandal-might-give-europe-alibi-to-break-up-big-banks/

The Big War Over a Small Fruit :: Simple but clever ideas have made America great. Now a small seedless fruit has become an emblem of marketing in our era. Will your local supermarket ever be the same again?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577521241458781700.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Finance Sector Too Big for Its Britches - DailyFinance :: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/07/13/a-finance-sector-too-big-for-its-britches-/


Big

15-Jul-2012 19:17

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 19:17 with

For Climbers, Risks Now Shift With Every Step :: In climbing lore, coming back down the mountain safely, rather than reaching the summit, is the ultimate measure of success. Around the world this year, it has been a bad season in that respect.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/us/for-climbers-risks-now-shift-with-every-step.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Comic-Con sees a return to Middle-earth with 'The Hobbit' - USA TODAY :: http://content.usatoday.com/communities/livefrom/post/2012/07/comic-con-sees-a-return-to-middle-earth-with-the-hobbit/1

Marvel shoots for the stars with 'Guardians,' 'Iron Man 3' - USA TODAY :: http://content.usatoday.com/communities/livefrom/post/2012/07/marvel-shoots-for-the-stars-with-guardians-iron-man-3/1

Explorer: Hiking Washington State's Rocky Olympic Coast :: On a trek across the Olympic National Park coast, racing the tide, climbing with ropes and, finally, reaching the westernmost point in the continental United States.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/travel/hiking-washington-states-rocky-olympic-coast.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Comic-Con fans journey to Middle Earth with "Hobbit" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hVbPtb-M4Zs/entertainment-us-media-comiccon-hobbit-idUSBRE86E00X20120715

Joe Paterno Got Richer Contract Amid Jerry Sandusky Inquiry :: The same month that the former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno testified before a grand jury about Jerry Sandusky, he began negotiating with his superiors to amend his contract.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/sports/ncaafootball/joe-paterno-got-richer-contract-amid-jerry-sandusky-inquiry.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A World Without Coral Reefs :: By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Kerry Kennedy Charged with DWI :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i#627f2a27a8cb8d51d1fc014f35b341

Card Giants to Pay $6 Billion :: Visa and MasterCard agreed to pay retailers more than $6 billion to settle a lawsuit in an agreement that also permits merchants to charge higher prices to customers who pay for purchases with credit cards.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303919504577525284273006706.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Fuller Legacy :: "The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area," at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, presents images of the legendary inventor's creations, along with local designs inspired by his philosophy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577519201659033594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

George Shultz: Memo to Romney --- Expand the Pie :: The former secretary of state and Treasury says America's current problems are large, and its power in the world is diminished. But the policies for revival are obvious with the right leadership.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577523541037952090.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Borderline Personality Disorder: Mental Illness on Rise? :: People with borderline personality disorder are some of psychology's hardest cases. Many commit suicide. But recent treatment advances are unlocking what was once a mystery illness
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1870491,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Apple's iOS gets Popular in China with 17.3% Market Share - ValueWalk :: http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/07/apple-inc-aapl-ios-gets-popular-in-china-with-17-3-market-share/


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15-Jul-2012 18:16

Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes' :: An investigation suggests firms are wasting money to gain "likes" from fake profiles and users who have no interest in their products.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18813237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico runner-up contests result :: The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18824607#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dad jailed in Iran for son's Facebook :: A 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his father's detention in a notorious prison in Tehran.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/facebook-iran-imam/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures 13 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825590#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's green image gets dirtied :: Apple prides itself on being green. The gadget maker announced this year that it would power a data center in North Carolina "using entirely renewable sources." And it publishes environmental reports on each of its products, indicating whether they can be recycled and what steps the company is taking to reduce its impact on global climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/tech/web/apple-greenpeace-report/index.html?eref�ition

Lemurs sliding towards extinction :: A new assessment of Madagascar's lemurs shows they are far more threatened than previously thought.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18825901#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spain takes scalpel to hospital budget :: Austerity cutbacks have been a big blow to Spain's hospitals -- but now, some doctors claim they have found a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/07/12/qmb-goodman-spain-hospital-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Chinese Catholics keep faith in spat :: Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/china-catholic-church-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

iReport photos: The best of Ukraine ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/europe/ukraine-ireport/index.html?eref�ition

Russia NGO 'agents' bill approved :: Russian MPs adopt a controversial bill to force foreign-funded political NGOs to register as "foreign agents".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18826661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Aviation boss's billion dollar bet :: Canadian aviation company Bombardier is taking a "major bet" on the notoriously cut-throat passenger plane market, spending around $3.5 billion to compete with well-established rivals Boeing and Airbus, its chief executive Guy Hachey says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/business/bombardier-marketplace-europe/index.html?eref�ition

Divers fight off great white shark :: Two spear fishers in Australia had an up-close encounter with a great white shark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/12/pkg-great-white-shark-encounter.seven-network?eref�ition

Oil port plan risks Kenyan paradise :: The Kenyan government wants to build a massive port near Lamu but some locals fear it will damage the environment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/lamu-kenya-port-oil/index.html?eref�ition

When will violence end in the Congo? :: Helicopter gunships were used in the Congo to attack suspected rebels. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/mckenzie-congo-violence.cnn?eref�ition

The great Olympics sponsorship bandwagon :: The Olympics was once about amateurism. But have the modern Games become too much about sponsorship and commerciality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18182541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision a right, says Merkel :: Germany's leader backs Jewish and Muslim communities' rights to circumcision, after a court ruled it was illegal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18833145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Helping slum kids change their future :: Brian Munyai has spent nearly all of his 22 years living in a small metal shack that has never had electricity or running water.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/12/world/africa/cnnheroes-madondo-kliptown/index.html?eref�ition

Is Chariots of Fire a good running track? :: Vangelis's soundtrack to the newly re-released 1981 film Chariots of Fire says "running" in a way few pieces of music do. But does it or other upbeat tunes help motivate joggers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18825579#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rain causes havoc on Japanese island :: CNN's Paula Hancocks has the latest on the historic rainfall on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/13/hancocks-japan-historic-floods.reuters?eref�ition

China hotel chain cashes in on boom :: Cashing in on China's travel boom is one hotel chain that's expanding so fast it's opening a new property every two days.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/travel/china-hanting-inn-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Batman vs. Hulk: Who wins? :: CNN's Neil Curry reports on the popularity of comic book super heroes on the big screen over the years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/07/11/pkg-curry-comic-book-heroes-on-the-big-screen.cnn?eref�ition

A whistleblower emerges from the shadows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/E-BTQqz0Ty0/us-bankofamerica-whistleblower-idUSBRE86C0TI20120713

Week in pictures 7-13 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18825591#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will 'quidditch' ever be Olympic sport? :: Hunreds of teams play quidditch, the sport featured in the "Harry Potter" universe. Will it ever make the Olympics?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/13/quidditch-as-a-sport.cnn?eref�ition

Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst? :: The evidence that people are getting tired of 3-D continues to pile up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/gaming-gadgets/3-d-hype-bubble-finally-busted/index.html?eref�ition

Warning: Take your vacation or die :: Dean Obeidallah: As a nation, we are obsessed with work. But there are consequences to not giving yourself some time off.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/obeidallah-vacation-health/index.html?eref�ition

Apple's green registry u-turn :: Apple is returning its products to a green certification scheme a week after pulling out of the registry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18837492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Why are top sprinters from Jamaica? :: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/olympics-jamaica-sprinting-heroes-bolt/index.html?eref�ition

15-Jul-2012 18:16 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: In Urban Parks, Our Newly Lush Life :: In New York and other cities, there's a verdure that defies the dark times.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/opinion/sunday/bruni-in-urban-parks-our-newly-lush-life.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved? :: The more progressive the Episcopal Church becomes, the more it shrinks.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/opinion/sunday/douthat-can-liberal-christianity-be-saved.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Boy Who Wanted to Fly :: Rory Staunton always aimed for the stars. Before a strep infection, discovered too late, cut his life short, the 12-year-old from Queens soared.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/opinion/sunday/dowd-the-boy-who-wanted-to-fly.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A World Without Coral Reefs :: By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: What a Tangled Web :: The truth about Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital and the mystery surrounding his wealth may be too slippery and technical for voters to process.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/blow-what-a-tangled-web.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Mitt's Political Vortex :: This has not been a great stretch for Mitt Romney. If we ever get our heads around Higgs boson, we might be able to understand Romney's résumé.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/collins-mitts-political-vortex.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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