Friday, July 20, 2012

20-Jul-2012 23:20

How to reboot the ICT curriculum :: The BBC looks at proposed changes to ICT education
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18687248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Coracle fishermen keep it in the family :: What are these ghostly figures on a Welsh river?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18819075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US army allows gay march uniforms :: US service personnel can wear uniform at a gay pride march for the first time, after last year's ending of a ban on openly gay people in the military.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The French view of Bradley Wiggins :: France learns to love a British cycling hero
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18899902#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's first black community :: The hidden history of Britain's first black community
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Breaking Olympic glass ceiling :: Marlen Esparza took up boxing against her family's wishes but will be one of the first women to box at the Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/19/pkg-obrien-olympics-boxer-esparza.cnn?eref�ition

Self-help books aren't all bunk :: "Life is difficult," said the first line of the first self-help book I ever held in my hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/living/stephen-covey-death-selfhelp-books/index.html?eref�ition

British Open's stylish 'King' :: At the age of 82 the work ethic still burns bright in Arnold Palmer, the man who inspired a generation to take up golf.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/sport/golf/golf-palmer-legend-trailblazer/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Which country spends the most on houses?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18891215#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amid instability, why travel? :: A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/travel/travel-violence-tourists/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sUxf-h-c2XM/us-usa-whoopingcough-idUSBRE86J05U20120720

VIDEO: How to land an F-35 fighter plane :: Test pilot Peter Wilson talks defence correspondent Jonathan Beale through the UK's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion case :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his appeal against tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines in a Beijing court hearing Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Bike rider survives lorry crash :: A woman riding an electric bike in China narrowly escaped being run over by a lorry after she rode through a red traffic light at a set of crossroads.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18920294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Court rejects Ai Weiwei appeal :: A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei against a $2.4m (£1.5m) tax fine, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are Olympics worth the cost? :: Montreal's Olympic Stadium is known as the "Big O," but for many of the city's taxpayers it is really the "Big Owe."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/world/canada-montreal-olympic-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

Batman's back in 'Dark Knight' :: At 164 minutes, the final installment is clunky and short on excitement, even with Anne Hathaway's slinky cat burglar, Tom Charity writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/showbiz/movies/dark-knight-rises-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Coe defends Olympic brands ban :: The chairman of the London Olympic Games Organising committee, Lord Coe, has defended the decision to ban spectators from displaying certain types of branding at games events.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9739000/9739491.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canine crimefighters to carry cameras :: They've long been man's best friend, but now dogs with one British police force can hound criminals in a new way thanks to "FidoCam," a digital video camera that straps to the canine's head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/europe/uk-police-dog-cam/index.html?eref�ition

Vast African water source found :: A newly discovered water source in Namibia could have a major impact on development in the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syrian forces, opposition battle in capital :: Syrian troops clashed with opposition fighters Friday as the battle for the capital advances relentlessly despite collapsed diplomatic efforts to impose sanctions against the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

Firm paid to wake jobless teens :: Nick Clegg urges "creative" solutions under a new scheme to get disaffected teenagers into a job or college course.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18916683#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Smoke, gunshots, blood' in cinema :: A witness describes the deadly shooting at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/07/20/es-co-movie-shooting-witness.cnn?eref�ition

U.S. should think twice on Syria :: Syria becomes a greater emergency with each day, but the U.S. should remember its experience in Lebanon -- and the national security doctrine of Caspar Weinberger -- before getting directly involved, Kiron K. Skinner writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/opinion/skinner-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Sir Alastair Burnet dies at 84 :: Veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for fronting ITV's News At Ten, dies aged 84.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18922944#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK public borrowing rises in June :: The government borrowed more than expected in June, leading some analysts to question whether it will meet its deficit reduction target this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18921115#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Solidarity in Syria against president :: A town in Syria hopes to be a model for multi-ethnic opposition to Syria's president. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/20/damon-syria-solidarity.cnn?eref�ition

CNN Explains: The Tour de France :: CNN's Patrick Snell breaks down everything you need to know to understand the Tour de France.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/18/eitm-tour-de-france.cnn?eref�ition

Indian scientists try to crack monsoon source code :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TtuGv2yDluc/india-monsoon-mission-idINDEE86I0K720120720

Fighting to save Congo's gorillas :: CNN's David McKenzie reports on orphaned gorillas being raised amid Congo's chaos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/20/mckenzie-congo-gorillas-under-threat.cnn?eref�ition

20-Jul-2012 23:20 10

There Is No 'Euro Crisis' :: Politicians created an artificial link between national budget problems and the functioning of the single currency.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303754904577530381082945926.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

NYC's jobless rate hits 10 pct in June, though jobs added :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XjhHJAVtAII/usa-newyorkcity-unemployment-idUSL2E8IJH3U20120719

Chevron, Reliance Sign Kurdistan Deal :: Chevron has signed a preliminary deal with Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries that would see the U.S. company take stakes in two oil exploration blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536383141349596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Cops Suspect Dad in Missing Iowa Girls Case, Family Member Says :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4df242b77ccd6df3a5a53c10593995

Nokia's Bad Call on Smartphones :: Nokia developed early smartphone prototypes that anticipated features of Apple's iPhone but never produced the gadgets, amid a culture that lavished funds on research but squandered opportunities to bring its innovations to market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304388004577531002591315494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Buy a dead person's identity from Social Security for $10 :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/9IquqKr4N78/index.htm

California voters to have say on taxes, state budgeting process, crime and justice - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21078166/california-voters-have-say-taxes-state-budgeting-process

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

Tipping The Balance :: Pisa's famous tower has been heading south for more than 800 years. Here's how a lot of weight and a little digging stopped the slide
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1000167,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Elizabeth Smart, 10 Years On: Teaching Kids to Fight Back :: In hindsight, the victim of an infamous kidnapping believes that being taught to resist and fight her abductor might have made an important difference
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2116480,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

12 Killed in Colorado Theater Rampage :: A gunman in a crowded Colorado movie theater that was screening the latest Batman movie opened fire shortly after midnight, killing at least 12 people and wounding 59 others.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538292604705890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spain's Recession to Linger as Austerity Bites :: Spain predicts its recession will continue into 2013 and the region of Valencia seeks help from Madrid, causing European markets to wobble.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538613391486808.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Britain Vows to Support Syrian Opposition - Voice of America :: http://www.voanews.com/content/britian-vows-to-support-syrian-oppostion/1442106.html

Strikes add to Games officials' headaches - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10821111

Don't Hate Her for Being Fit :: More fit mothers carve out "me" time to maintain a high level of fitness. They are also emerging as a tantalizing target for consumer-product marketers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304039104577534804233667684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Syrian forces stretched, spy chief fourth bomb victim :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AKqJ8fz13Kg/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120720

Alleged Aurora Shooter Likely Driven by Delusions :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�097de9602c648792ed9d2bd5e102de

The New Housing Security: Rents :: Banks and real-estate investors want to create securities out of the rental payments on previously-foreclosed homes. They think it could boost the housing market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577535453115674034.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Olympic Preview: Get Ready for a U.S. Romp :: This was supposed to be a big year for China. But the Journal predicts that the U.S. will dominate, big time, in the London Games.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577522680312628266.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Viacom, DirecTV Reach Agreement :: DirecTV and Viacom settled a program-fee dispute, restoring Viacom channels to the satellite TV service's 20 million subscribers after a nine day blackout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538492034772130.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Greeks Brace for Pain on Wages :: Lacking a national currency that can depreciate to make its goods cheaper in foreign markets, Greece must embark on an "internal devaluation," pushing down its wages and prices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577521210205236808.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

ECB Sees Less Risk in Changing Course :: Why has the European Central Bank changed its mind? As The Wall Street Journal reported this week, the ECB—once an implacable opponent to forcing losses on senior bondholders even in the weakest banks—now thinks it might be a good idea.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536983898858476.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Yahoo to Pay Mayer $100 Million :: New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will receive up to $100 million in compensation, stock, bonus and retention awards over the next five years.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577537400240273864.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Plane Smoke Causes Dramatic Landing :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ij465b7a0f73e2387fe10bc8597fc5e1

U.S.: Iran Plans to Disrupt Oil Trade :: U.S. government officials, citing new intelligence, said Iran has developed plans to disrupt international oil trade, including through attacks on oil platforms and tankers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577537221896965492.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

USADA Fires Back at Armstrong :: The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Lance Armstrong, the latest volley in a fight between the former cyclist and the body that polices drugs in American sports.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444330904577537673199762652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Syrians Flee Regime Attacks in Capital :: Syrian soldiers unleashed an attack in Damascus that drove thousands of refugees from the city, while state media showed Assad swearing in a new defense minister.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536683429928596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 available in India for Rs. 32990 - NDTV :: http://gadgets.ndtv.com/tablets/news/samsung-galaxy-tab-2-101-available-in-india-for-rs-32990-245639

Fore Sale: The Golf Housing Bust :: Prices at luxury private golf communities are crashing, done in by rampant overdevelopment, the economic downturn and waning national interest in the sport. Golf courses are being shrunk and some home lots are being sold for $1.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303703004577474563368632088.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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20-Jul-2012 22:18

How to reboot the ICT curriculum :: The BBC looks at proposed changes to ICT education
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18687248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Coracle fishermen keep it in the family :: What are these ghostly figures on a Welsh river?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18819075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US army allows gay march uniforms :: US service personnel can wear uniform at a gay pride march for the first time, after last year's ending of a ban on openly gay people in the military.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The French view of Bradley Wiggins :: France learns to love a British cycling hero
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18899902#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's first black community :: The hidden history of Britain's first black community
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Breaking Olympic glass ceiling :: Marlen Esparza took up boxing against her family's wishes but will be one of the first women to box at the Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/19/pkg-obrien-olympics-boxer-esparza.cnn?eref�ition

Self-help books aren't all bunk :: "Life is difficult," said the first line of the first self-help book I ever held in my hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/living/stephen-covey-death-selfhelp-books/index.html?eref�ition

British Open's stylish 'King' :: At the age of 82 the work ethic still burns bright in Arnold Palmer, the man who inspired a generation to take up golf.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/sport/golf/golf-palmer-legend-trailblazer/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Which country spends the most on houses?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18891215#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amid instability, why travel? :: A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/travel/travel-violence-tourists/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sUxf-h-c2XM/us-usa-whoopingcough-idUSBRE86J05U20120720

VIDEO: How to land an F-35 fighter plane :: Test pilot Peter Wilson talks defence correspondent Jonathan Beale through the UK's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion case :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his appeal against tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines in a Beijing court hearing Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Bike rider survives lorry crash :: A woman riding an electric bike in China narrowly escaped being run over by a lorry after she rode through a red traffic light at a set of crossroads.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18920294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Court rejects Ai Weiwei appeal :: A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei against a $2.4m (£1.5m) tax fine, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are Olympics worth the cost? :: Montreal's Olympic Stadium is known as the "Big O," but for many of the city's taxpayers it is really the "Big Owe."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/world/canada-montreal-olympic-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

Batman's back in 'Dark Knight' :: At 164 minutes, the final installment is clunky and short on excitement, even with Anne Hathaway's slinky cat burglar, Tom Charity writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/showbiz/movies/dark-knight-rises-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Coe defends Olympic brands ban :: The chairman of the London Olympic Games Organising committee, Lord Coe, has defended the decision to ban spectators from displaying certain types of branding at games events.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9739000/9739491.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canine crimefighters to carry cameras :: They've long been man's best friend, but now dogs with one British police force can hound criminals in a new way thanks to "FidoCam," a digital video camera that straps to the canine's head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/europe/uk-police-dog-cam/index.html?eref�ition

Vast African water source found :: A newly discovered water source in Namibia could have a major impact on development in the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syrian forces, opposition battle in capital :: Syrian troops clashed with opposition fighters Friday as the battle for the capital advances relentlessly despite collapsed diplomatic efforts to impose sanctions against the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

Firm paid to wake jobless teens :: Nick Clegg urges "creative" solutions under a new scheme to get disaffected teenagers into a job or college course.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18916683#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Smoke, gunshots, blood' in cinema :: A witness describes the deadly shooting at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/07/20/es-co-movie-shooting-witness.cnn?eref�ition

U.S. should think twice on Syria :: Syria becomes a greater emergency with each day, but the U.S. should remember its experience in Lebanon -- and the national security doctrine of Caspar Weinberger -- before getting directly involved, Kiron K. Skinner writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/opinion/skinner-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Sir Alastair Burnet dies at 84 :: Veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for fronting ITV's News At Ten, dies aged 84.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18922944#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK public borrowing rises in June :: The government borrowed more than expected in June, leading some analysts to question whether it will meet its deficit reduction target this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18921115#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Solidarity in Syria against president :: A town in Syria hopes to be a model for multi-ethnic opposition to Syria's president. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/20/damon-syria-solidarity.cnn?eref�ition

CNN Explains: The Tour de France :: CNN's Patrick Snell breaks down everything you need to know to understand the Tour de France.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/18/eitm-tour-de-france.cnn?eref�ition

Indian scientists try to crack monsoon source code :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TtuGv2yDluc/india-monsoon-mission-idINDEE86I0K720120720

Fighting to save Congo's gorillas :: CNN's David McKenzie reports on orphaned gorillas being raised amid Congo's chaos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/20/mckenzie-congo-gorillas-under-threat.cnn?eref�ition

20-Jul-2012 22:18 10

There Is No 'Euro Crisis' :: Politicians created an artificial link between national budget problems and the functioning of the single currency.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303754904577530381082945926.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Who Needs the Euro When You Can Pay With Deutsche Marks? :: Germans haven't given up on the euro. But as Europe's debt crisis rages on, many are indulging their nostalgia for the abandoned mark by shopping with it again—and retailers are happily going along.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577520930784840596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

NYC's jobless rate hits 10 pct in June, though jobs added :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XjhHJAVtAII/usa-newyorkcity-unemployment-idUSL2E8IJH3U20120719

Chevron, Reliance Sign Kurdistan Deal :: Chevron has signed a preliminary deal with Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries that would see the U.S. company take stakes in two oil exploration blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536383141349596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Cops Suspect Dad in Missing Iowa Girls Case, Family Member Says :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4df242b77ccd6df3a5a53c10593995

Nokia's Bad Call on Smartphones :: Nokia developed early smartphone prototypes that anticipated features of Apple's iPhone but never produced the gadgets, amid a culture that lavished funds on research but squandered opportunities to bring its innovations to market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304388004577531002591315494.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/california-budget/ci_21078166/california-voters-have-say-taxes-state-budgeting-process

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

Tipping The Balance :: Pisa's famous tower has been heading south for more than 800 years. Here's how a lot of weight and a little digging stopped the slide
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1000167,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Elizabeth Smart, 10 Years On: Teaching Kids to Fight Back :: In hindsight, the victim of an infamous kidnapping believes that being taught to resist and fight her abductor might have made an important difference
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2116480,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

12 Killed in Colorado Theater Rampage :: A gunman in a crowded Colorado movie theater that was screening the latest Batman movie opened fire shortly after midnight, killing at least 12 people and wounding 59 others.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538292604705890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Don't Hate Her for Being Fit :: More fit mothers carve out "me" time to maintain a high level of fitness. They are also emerging as a tantalizing target for consumer-product marketers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304039104577534804233667684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Gunman kills 12 at movie premiere - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10821105

Gunman kills 12 at movie premiere - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10821105

The New Housing Security: Rents :: Banks and real-estate investors want to create securities out of the rental payments on previously-foreclosed homes. They think it could boost the housing market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577535453115674034.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Syrian forces stretched, spy chief fourth bomb victim :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AKqJ8fz13Kg/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120720

Alleged Aurora Shooter Likely Driven by Delusions :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�097de9602c648792ed9d2bd5e102de

Olympic Preview: Get Ready for a U.S. Romp :: This was supposed to be a big year for China. But the Journal predicts that the U.S. will dominate, big time, in the London Games.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577522680312628266.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Viacom, DirecTV Reach Agreement :: DirecTV and Viacom settled a program-fee dispute, restoring Viacom channels to the satellite TV service's 20 million subscribers after a nine day blackout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538492034772130.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Greeks Brace for Pain on Wages :: Lacking a national currency that can depreciate to make its goods cheaper in foreign markets, Greece must embark on an "internal devaluation," pushing down its wages and prices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577521210205236808.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Yahoo to Pay Mayer $100 Million :: New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will receive up to $100 million in compensation, stock, bonus and retention awards over the next five years.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577537400240273864.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Plane Smoke Causes Dramatic Landing :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ij465b7a0f73e2387fe10bc8597fc5e1

U.S.: Iran Plans to Disrupt Oil Trade :: U.S. government officials, citing new intelligence, said Iran has developed plans to disrupt international oil trade, including through attacks on oil platforms and tankers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577537221896965492.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

USADA Fires Back at Armstrong :: The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Lance Armstrong, the latest volley in a fight between the former cyclist and the body that polices drugs in American sports.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444330904577537673199762652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Syrians Flee Regime Attacks in Capital :: Syrian soldiers unleashed an attack in Damascus that drove thousands of refugees from the city, while state media showed Assad swearing in a new defense minister.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536683429928596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fore Sale: The Golf Housing Bust :: Prices at luxury private golf communities are crashing, done in by rampant overdevelopment, the economic downturn and waning national interest in the sport. Golf courses are being shrunk and some home lots are being sold for $1.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303703004577474563368632088.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Long, Slow Death of the First Class Seat :: U.S. airlines are curtailing first class on overseas routes because the ultra-premium service–long an institution of air travel–has one crucial flaw: Few travelers actually pay for it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577535280680475986.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nokia's Red Ink Worsens :: Embattled Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia extended its heavy losses as shipments of its new line of Lumia brand phones failed to make up for slumping sales of its older models, but its cash position proved stronger than expected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536440351488600.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Spain Passes Cuts as Yields Rise :: Spanish lawmakers approved tough austerity legislation after the country's borrowing costs neared a new record high and its budget minister warned the government is running out of cash to pay its bills.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444873204577536840966842960.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe


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20-Jul-2012 21:18

How to reboot the ICT curriculum :: The BBC looks at proposed changes to ICT education
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18687248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Coracle fishermen keep it in the family :: What are these ghostly figures on a Welsh river?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18819075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US army allows gay march uniforms :: US service personnel can wear uniform at a gay pride march for the first time, after last year's ending of a ban on openly gay people in the military.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The French view of Bradley Wiggins :: France learns to love a British cycling hero
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18899902#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Senior citizen shoots at robbers :: A 71-year-old man made a dramatic stand against two would-be robbers in an internet cafe in Florida.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919608#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's first black community :: The hidden history of Britain's first black community
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Breaking Olympic glass ceiling :: Marlen Esparza took up boxing against her family's wishes but will be one of the first women to box at the Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/19/pkg-obrien-olympics-boxer-esparza.cnn?eref�ition

Self-help books aren't all bunk :: "Life is difficult," said the first line of the first self-help book I ever held in my hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/living/stephen-covey-death-selfhelp-books/index.html?eref�ition

British Open's stylish 'King' :: At the age of 82 the work ethic still burns bright in Arnold Palmer, the man who inspired a generation to take up golf.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/sport/golf/golf-palmer-legend-trailblazer/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Which country spends the most on houses?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18891215#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amid instability, why travel? :: A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/travel/travel-violence-tourists/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sUxf-h-c2XM/us-usa-whoopingcough-idUSBRE86J05U20120720

VIDEO: How to land an F-35 fighter plane :: Test pilot Peter Wilson talks defence correspondent Jonathan Beale through the UK's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion case :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his appeal against tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines in a Beijing court hearing Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Bike rider survives lorry crash :: A woman riding an electric bike in China narrowly escaped being run over by a lorry after she rode through a red traffic light at a set of crossroads.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18920294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Court rejects Ai Weiwei appeal :: A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei against a $2.4m (£1.5m) tax fine, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are Olympics worth the cost? :: Montreal's Olympic Stadium is known as the "Big O," but for many of the city's taxpayers it is really the "Big Owe."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/world/canada-montreal-olympic-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

Batman's back in 'Dark Knight' :: At 164 minutes, the final installment is clunky and short on excitement, even with Anne Hathaway's slinky cat burglar, Tom Charity writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/showbiz/movies/dark-knight-rises-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

Muslims get ready for Ramadan fast in summer heat :: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Muslims from Morocco to Afghanistan are steeling themselves for the toughest Ramadan in more than three decades. No food or drink, not even a sip of water, for 14 hours a day during the hottest time of the year....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_MIDEAST_SCORCHING_RAMADAN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

AUDIO: Coe defends Olympic brands ban :: The chairman of the London Olympic Games Organising committee, Lord Coe, has defended the decision to ban spectators from displaying certain types of branding at games events.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9739000/9739491.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canine crimefighters to carry cameras :: They've long been man's best friend, but now dogs with one British police force can hound criminals in a new way thanks to "FidoCam," a digital video camera that straps to the canine's head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/europe/uk-police-dog-cam/index.html?eref�ition

Vast African water source found :: A newly discovered water source in Namibia could have a major impact on development in the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syrian forces, opposition battle in capital :: Syrian troops clashed with opposition fighters Friday as the battle for the capital advances relentlessly despite collapsed diplomatic efforts to impose sanctions against the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

Firm paid to wake jobless teens :: Nick Clegg urges "creative" solutions under a new scheme to get disaffected teenagers into a job or college course.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18916683#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Smoke, gunshots, blood' in cinema :: A witness describes the deadly shooting at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/07/20/es-co-movie-shooting-witness.cnn?eref�ition

Arrests in Russian Muslim probe :: Russian police arrest four men in Tatarstan after attacks which left one Muslim cleric dead and the region's Mufti wounded.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18921222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. should think twice on Syria :: Syria becomes a greater emergency with each day, but the U.S. should remember its experience in Lebanon -- and the national security doctrine of Caspar Weinberger -- before getting directly involved, Kiron K. Skinner writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/opinion/skinner-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Sir Alastair Burnet dies at 84 :: Veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for fronting ITV's News At Ten, dies aged 84.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18922944#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK public borrowing rises in June :: The government borrowed more than expected in June, leading some analysts to question whether it will meet its deficit reduction target this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18921115#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Solidarity in Syria against president :: A town in Syria hopes to be a model for multi-ethnic opposition to Syria's president. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/20/damon-syria-solidarity.cnn?eref�ition

20-Jul-2012 21:18 10

Who Needs the Euro When You Can Pay With Deutsche Marks? :: Germans haven't given up on the euro. But as Europe's debt crisis rages on, many are indulging their nostalgia for the abandoned mark by shopping with it again—and retailers are happily going along.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577520930784840596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

NYC's jobless rate hits 10 pct in June, though jobs added :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XjhHJAVtAII/usa-newyorkcity-unemployment-idUSL2E8IJH3U20120719

Chevron, Reliance Sign Kurdistan Deal :: Chevron has signed a preliminary deal with Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries that would see the U.S. company take stakes in two oil exploration blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536383141349596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Cops Suspect Dad in Missing Iowa Girls Case, Family Member Says :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4df242b77ccd6df3a5a53c10593995

Nokia's Bad Call on Smartphones :: Nokia developed early smartphone prototypes that anticipated features of Apple's iPhone but never produced the gadgets, amid a culture that lavished funds on research but squandered opportunities to bring its innovations to market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304388004577531002591315494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Don't Hate Her for Being Fit :: More fit mothers carve out "me" time to maintain a high level of fitness. They are also emerging as a tantalizing target for consumer-product marketers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304039104577534804233667684.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/california-budget/ci_21078166/california-voters-have-say-taxes-state-budgeting-process

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

Tipping The Balance :: Pisa's famous tower has been heading south for more than 800 years. Here's how a lot of weight and a little digging stopped the slide
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1000167,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Elizabeth Smart, 10 Years On: Teaching Kids to Fight Back :: In hindsight, the victim of an infamous kidnapping believes that being taught to resist and fight her abductor might have made an important difference
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2116480,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

12 Killed in Colorado Theater Shooting :: A gunman in a crowded Colorado movie theater that was screening the latest Batman movie opened fire shortly after midnight, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than three dozen others.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538292604705890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Alleged Aurora Shooter Likely Driven by Delusions :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�097de9602c648792ed9d2bd5e102de

Syrian forces stretched, spy chief fourth bomb victim :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AKqJ8fz13Kg/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120720

Olympic Preview: Get Ready for a U.S. Romp :: This was supposed to be a big year for China. But the Journal predicts that the U.S. will dominate, big time, in the London Games.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577522680312628266.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Viacom, DirecTV Reach Agreement :: DirecTV and Viacom settled a program-fee dispute, restoring Viacom channels to the satellite TV service's 20 million subscribers after a nine day blackout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577538492034772130.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Greeks Brace for Pain on Wages :: Lacking a national currency that can depreciate to make its goods cheaper in foreign markets, Greece must embark on an "internal devaluation," pushing down its wages and prices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577521210205236808.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Yahoo to Pay Mayer $100 Million :: New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will receive up to $100 million in compensation, stock, bonus and retention awards over the next five years.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577537400240273864.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Plane Smoke Causes Dramatic Landing :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ij465b7a0f73e2387fe10bc8597fc5e1

U.S.: Iran Plans to Disrupt Oil Trade :: U.S. government officials, citing new intelligence, said Iran has developed plans to disrupt international oil trade, including through attacks on oil platforms and tankers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577537221896965492.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

USADA Fires Back at Armstrong :: The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Lance Armstrong, the latest volley in a fight between the former cyclist and the body that polices drugs in American sports.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444330904577537673199762652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Syrians Flee Regime Attacks in Capital :: Syrian soldiers unleashed an attack in Damascus that drove thousands of refugees from the city, while state media showed Assad swearing in a new defense minister.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536683429928596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fore Sale: The Golf Housing Bust :: Prices at luxury private golf communities are crashing, done in by rampant overdevelopment, the economic downturn and waning national interest in the sport. Golf courses are being shrunk and some home lots are being sold for $1.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303703004577474563368632088.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Long, Slow Death of the First Class Seat :: U.S. airlines are curtailing first class on overseas routes because the ultra-premium service–long an institution of air travel–has one crucial flaw: Few travelers actually pay for it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577535280680475986.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nokia's Red Ink Worsens :: Embattled Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia extended its heavy losses as shipments of its new line of Lumia brand phones failed to make up for slumping sales of its older models, but its cash position proved stronger than expected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536440351488600.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Spain Passes Cuts as Yields Rise :: Spanish lawmakers approved tough austerity legislation after the country's borrowing costs neared a new record high and its budget minister warned the government is running out of cash to pay its bills.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444873204577536840966842960.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Divine Escapes :: Restored ancient monasteries and convents in Europe offer peaceful havens for earthly pleasures.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303740704577524980458875856.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Michael Jackson Siblings Feud With Estate :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i8ae33e10122771182e4df75b4809aa4

Area Man Joins Organization Where Nothing Much Ever Happens :: The 'Dull Men's Club' has no agenda other than to salute the quiet eccentricities of everyday life.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303612804577530382600848276.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Best of the Web Today: Explaining Obama's Ressentiment :: Unearned success is the central theme of his life story.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444330904577537003820291084.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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20-Jul-2012 20:16

Arrests in Brazil tribal murder :: Eight months after indigenous leader Nisio Gomes was shot in Brazil, police arrest 18 people in connection with his murder.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18918845#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to reboot the ICT curriculum :: The BBC looks at proposed changes to ICT education
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18687248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Coracle fishermen keep it in the family :: What are these ghostly figures on a Welsh river?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18819075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Successes and failures: Hu Jintao's legacy :: The successes and failures of China's leadership
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18897490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US army allows gay march uniforms :: US service personnel can wear uniform at a gay pride march for the first time, after last year's ending of a ban on openly gay people in the military.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The French view of Bradley Wiggins :: France learns to love a British cycling hero
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18899902#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Senior citizen shoots at robbers :: A 71-year-old man made a dramatic stand against two would-be robbers in an internet cafe in Florida.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919608#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's first black community :: The hidden history of Britain's first black community
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Breaking Olympic glass ceiling :: Marlen Esparza took up boxing against her family's wishes but will be one of the first women to box at the Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/19/pkg-obrien-olympics-boxer-esparza.cnn?eref�ition

Self-help books aren't all bunk :: "Life is difficult," said the first line of the first self-help book I ever held in my hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/living/stephen-covey-death-selfhelp-books/index.html?eref�ition

British Open's stylish 'King' :: At the age of 82 the work ethic still burns bright in Arnold Palmer, the man who inspired a generation to take up golf.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/sport/golf/golf-palmer-legend-trailblazer/index.html?eref�ition

UK receives first stealth fighter :: Jonathan Beale on the UK's first stealth fighter
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919388#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Which country spends the most on houses?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18891215#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amid instability, why travel? :: A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/travel/travel-violence-tourists/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sUxf-h-c2XM/us-usa-whoopingcough-idUSBRE86J05U20120720

VIDEO: How to land an F-35 fighter plane :: Test pilot Peter Wilson talks defence correspondent Jonathan Beale through the UK's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion case :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his appeal against tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines in a Beijing court hearing Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: The cost of modernising China :: Vast swathes of China's cities have been knocked down to make way for new high rise housing and office blocks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18903060#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Bike rider survives lorry crash :: A woman riding an electric bike in China narrowly escaped being run over by a lorry after she rode through a red traffic light at a set of crossroads.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18920294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Court rejects Ai Weiwei appeal :: A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei against a $2.4m (£1.5m) tax fine, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are Olympics worth the cost? :: Montreal's Olympic Stadium is known as the "Big O," but for many of the city's taxpayers it is really the "Big Owe."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/world/canada-montreal-olympic-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

Batman's back in 'Dark Knight' :: At 164 minutes, the final installment is clunky and short on excitement, even with Anne Hathaway's slinky cat burglar, Tom Charity writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/showbiz/movies/dark-knight-rises-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

Muslims get ready for Ramadan fast in summer heat :: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Muslims from Morocco to Afghanistan are steeling themselves for the toughest Ramadan in more than three decades. No food or drink, not even a sip of water, for 14 hours a day during the hottest time of the year....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_MIDEAST_SCORCHING_RAMADAN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

AUDIO: Coe defends Olympic brands ban :: The chairman of the London Olympic Games Organising committee, Lord Coe, has defended the decision to ban spectators from displaying certain types of branding at games events.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9739000/9739491.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canine crimefighters to carry cameras :: They've long been man's best friend, but now dogs with one British police force can hound criminals in a new way thanks to "FidoCam," a digital video camera that straps to the canine's head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/europe/uk-police-dog-cam/index.html?eref�ition

Vast African water source found :: A newly discovered water source in Namibia could have a major impact on development in the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

McIlroy gesture after felling boy :: Golfer Rory McIlroy signs a glove for a Bristol teenager who was struck on the head by a ball he had hit.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18922148#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Staying dry in rain: run or walk? :: A physicist tackles the long-standing question of whether running or walking keeps you drier in the rain.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18901072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syrian forces, opposition battle in capital :: Syrian troops clashed with opposition fighters Friday as the battle for the capital advances relentlessly despite collapsed diplomatic efforts to impose sanctions against the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

Firm paid to wake jobless teens :: Nick Clegg urges "creative" solutions under a new scheme to get disaffected teenagers into a job or college course.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18916683#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Pap Tests: Another Revision of Recommendations :: Days after a government task force rolled back its mammography screening recommendations, another influential group issued revised guidelines on Pap tests for young women
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1942044,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

This is a Terrible Way to Make Laws - KCET (blog) :: http://www.kcet.org/updaily/socal_focus/commentary/munger-v-brown-round-2000.html

Why Do Muslims Fast During Ramadan? :: After Inter Milan soccer star Sulley Montari©s fasting prompted his coach,
Jose Mourinho, to remove him from a game, the traditional Muslim holy month
of Ramadan is back in the headlines
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1919257,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Advertisement: :: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s7df07c5f5ee501bd49eedd13e0c2e55&p=4

Grum takedown: '50% of worldwide spam is gone' :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/YPbuS6pLE8M/index.htm

After Rory Staunton's Death, Hospital Alters Discharge Procedures :: NYU Langone Medical Center, responding to the death of Rory Staunton, 12, said it would make significant changes to the way it reviews data before releasing patients.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/19/nyregion/after-rory-stauntons-death-hospital-alters-discharge-procedures.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Chevron, Reliance Sign Kurdistan Deal :: Chevron has signed a preliminary deal with Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries that would see the U.S. company take stakes in two oil exploration blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444464304577536383141349596.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Cops Suspect Dad in Missing Iowa Girls Case, Family Member Says :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4df242b77ccd6df3a5a53c10593995

Vast Gene Study Raises Hopes for Colon Cancer Drugs :: Researchers have found genetic weak spots in colon cancer tumors that could lead to potent treatments, signaling hope against a cancer that is now almost always fatal once it spreads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/19/health/research/vast-gene-study-raises-hopes-for-colon-cancer-drugs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Nokia's Bad Call on Smartphones :: Nokia developed early smartphone prototypes that anticipated features of Apple's iPhone but never produced the gadgets, amid a culture that lavished funds on research but squandered opportunities to bring its innovations to market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304388004577531002591315494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Greg Ousley Is Sorry for Killing His Parents. Is That Enough? :: Nineteen years ago, Ousley murdered his mother and father at age 14. So why does he think he deserves to get out of prison?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/22/magazine/greg-ousley-is-sorry-for-killing-his-parents-is-that-enough.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Wedding Effect :: What is it about friends getting hitched that leaves us so unhinged?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/19/opinion/the-wedding-effect.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Summer of discontent at Postal Service :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/2uGniTY_Bu0/index.htm

Why Exercise Won't Make You Thin :: You've heard it for years: to lose weight, hit the gym. But while physical activity is crucial for good health, it doesn't always melt pounds — in fact, it can add them. Here's why
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1914974,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Is Facing a Crisis of Credibility :: India is stalling. To turn it around, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must emerge from his private and political gloom
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2118776,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

FRANCE: Front National to sue Madonna over swastika images of Marine Le Pen :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20120715-front-national-will-sue-madonna-over-swastika-images-marine-le-pen

REPORT: AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT: African Union summit opens in Addis Ababa :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20120715-au-summit-opens-addis-ababa

FRANCE: President Hollande addresses nation in Bastille Day speech :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20120714-president-hollande-addresses-nation-bastille-day-speech

: French press review 14 July 2012 :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20120714-french-press-review-14-july-2012

What Happens When We Die? :: Dr. Sam Parnia talks to TIME about his three-year study into the science of out-of-body experiences
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1842627,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Tipping The Balance :: Pisa's famous tower has been heading south for more than 800 years. Here's how a lot of weight and a little digging stopped the slide
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1000167,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Elizabeth Smart, 10 Years On: Teaching Kids to Fight Back :: In hindsight, the victim of an infamous kidnapping believes that being taught to resist and fight her abductor might have made an important difference
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2116480,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Buffett's 9 Nuggets of Wisdom on Banks, Investments, More - AdvisorOne :: http://www.advisorone.com/2012/07/16/buffetts-9-nuggets-of-wisdom-on-banks-investments

Decriminalizing Drugs in Portugal a Success, Says Report :: In 2001, Portugal officially abolished all criminal penalties for personal possession of drugs, replacing punishment for therapy. Did it work?
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1893946,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Amid severe outbreak, is it time for a whooping cough booster? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-whooping-cough-vaccine-20120720,0,6852512.story

Phil Mickelson exits British Open after shooting 8-over 78 - Yahoo! Sports (blog) :: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/golf-devil-ball-golf/phil-mickelson-exits-british-open-shooting-8-over-155719597--golf.html

Tour de France: Mark Cavendish wins mostly flat 18th stage, Wiggins retains ... - The Province :: http://www.theprovince.com/sports/Tour%2BFrance%2BMark%2BCavendish%2Bwins%2Bmostly%2Bflat%2B18th%2Bstage%2BWiggins/6965589/story.html

Romney: Theater shooting is 'unspeakable tragedy' - USA TODAY (blog) :: http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2012/07/mitt-romney-theater-shooting-colorado-/1

Judge puts dad of missing girl under supervision - Boston.com :: http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2012/07/20/fbi_divers_sonar_to_look_for_iowa_cousins/


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20-Jul-2012 19:16

Arrests in Brazil tribal murder :: Eight months after indigenous leader Nisio Gomes was shot in Brazil, police arrest 18 people in connection with his murder.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18918845#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to reboot the ICT curriculum :: The BBC looks at proposed changes to ICT education
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18687248#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Coracle fishermen keep it in the family :: What are these ghostly figures on a Welsh river?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18819075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Successes and failures: Hu Jintao's legacy :: The successes and failures of China's leadership
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18897490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US army allows gay march uniforms :: US service personnel can wear uniform at a gay pride march for the first time, after last year's ending of a ban on openly gay people in the military.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The French view of Bradley Wiggins :: France learns to love a British cycling hero
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18899902#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Senior citizen shoots at robbers :: A 71-year-old man made a dramatic stand against two would-be robbers in an internet cafe in Florida.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18919608#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's first black community :: The hidden history of Britain's first black community
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Breaking Olympic glass ceiling :: Marlen Esparza took up boxing against her family's wishes but will be one of the first women to box at the Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/07/19/pkg-obrien-olympics-boxer-esparza.cnn?eref�ition

Self-help books aren't all bunk :: "Life is difficult," said the first line of the first self-help book I ever held in my hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/living/stephen-covey-death-selfhelp-books/index.html?eref�ition

British Open's stylish 'King' :: At the age of 82 the work ethic still burns bright in Arnold Palmer, the man who inspired a generation to take up golf.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/sport/golf/golf-palmer-legend-trailblazer/index.html?eref�ition

UK receives first stealth fighter :: Jonathan Beale on the UK's first stealth fighter
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919388#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Which country spends the most on houses?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18891215#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amid instability, why travel? :: A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/travel/travel-violence-tourists/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sUxf-h-c2XM/us-usa-whoopingcough-idUSBRE86J05U20120720

VIDEO: How to land an F-35 fighter plane :: Test pilot Peter Wilson talks defence correspondent Jonathan Beale through the UK's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18919934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion case :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his appeal against tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines in a Beijing court hearing Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: The cost of modernising China :: Vast swathes of China's cities have been knocked down to make way for new high rise housing and office blocks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18903060#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Court rejects Ai Weiwei appeal :: A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei against a $2.4m (£1.5m) tax fine, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former chairman of Penn State trustees board quits :: A member and former chairman of the Penn State board of trustees has resigned, saying his presence on the board had become "a distraction and an impediment" to the university's efforts to move forward following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PENN_STATE_TRUSTEE_RESIGNS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Are Olympics worth the cost? :: Montreal's Olympic Stadium is known as the "Big O," but for many of the city's taxpayers it is really the "Big Owe."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/world/canada-montreal-olympic-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

Batman's back in 'Dark Knight' :: At 164 minutes, the final installment is clunky and short on excitement, even with Anne Hathaway's slinky cat burglar, Tom Charity writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/showbiz/movies/dark-knight-rises-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

Muslims get ready for Ramadan fast in summer heat :: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Muslims from Morocco to Afghanistan are steeling themselves for the toughest Ramadan in more than three decades. No food or drink, not even a sip of water, for 14 hours a day during the hottest time of the year....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_MIDEAST_SCORCHING_RAMADAN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

AUDIO: Coe defends Olympic brands ban :: The chairman of the London Olympic Games Organising committee, Lord Coe, has defended the decision to ban spectators from displaying certain types of branding at games events.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9739000/9739491.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Canine crimefighters to carry cameras :: They've long been man's best friend, but now dogs with one British police force can hound criminals in a new way thanks to "FidoCam," a digital video camera that straps to the canine's head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/europe/uk-police-dog-cam/index.html?eref�ition

Vast African water source found :: A newly discovered water source in Namibia could have a major impact on development in the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18875385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

McIlroy gesture after felling boy :: Golfer Rory McIlroy signs a glove for a Bristol teenager who was struck on the head by a ball he had hit.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-18922148#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Staying dry in rain: run or walk? :: A physicist tackles the long-standing question of whether running or walking keeps you drier in the rain.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18901072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syrian forces, opposition battle in capital :: Syrian troops clashed with opposition fighters Friday as the battle for the capital advances relentlessly despite collapsed diplomatic efforts to impose sanctions against the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/meast/syria-unrest/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-IMF economist blasts fund, Lagarde :: A senior economist who left the institution spearheading the bailouts of four eurozone countries has lambasted its lack of leadership and said its first female chief is not fit for the job.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/19/business/imf-economist-letter/index.html?eref�ition