Monday, August 20, 2012

20-Aug-2012 23:31

Boy's head lodged in guardrail :: Firefighters rescue a boy whose head was stuck in a guardrail hole in southwest China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/16/vo-boy-gets-head-stuck.cctv?eref�ition

Who are China's next leaders? :: After much speculation, it is now official: The Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene its 18th Party Congress in Beijing during the "latter half of this year," a party official announced this week without giving specific dates.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/asia/china-next-leaders/index.html?eref�ition

Man weeps after euthanasia denied :: Do people have the right to die? We look at the case in support of assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/euthanasia-supporters-of-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

The case against assisted suicide :: Disability rights activist John Kelly explains the case against assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/16/wr-euthanasia-suicide-die-death.cnn?eref�ition

What does Gu trial say about China? :: Gu Kailai's one-day trial was a spectacle for the public's benefit; few doubt her sentence is predetermined, writes law professor and China watcher Donald Clarke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/opinion/clarke-gu-kailai/index.html?eref�ition

The Premier League footballer hatred vortex :: The achievements of Team GB at the Olympics have led to a wave of criticism of footballers. They've been lambasted for being overpaid, arrogant underachievers. But why do some people hate footballers so much?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19281103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature puts on stunning show :: Here are 10 stunning entries from the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, showing nature up close.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/tech/eureka-prize-science-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photoss: 17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rich list shows Asia's power :: Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/business/world-rich-list-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Seized: 20,000 fakes from China :: Customs agents in Los Angeles seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutin shoes shipped from China, U.S. officials said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/us/california-fake-red-soles/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes :: The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19268563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rover panorama: Begin exploring Mars :: See Mars from Nasa's robot explorer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19296006#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Secret Footballer' on Premiership life :: Wealth, fame, the adulation of thousands and constant media attention. The life of a footballer in one of Europe's top leagues is far removed from that of the average man on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/sport/football/secret-footballer-premier-league/index.html?eref�ition

Lagos leisure: Salsa and go-karts :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates what to do in your free time in Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/travel/lagos-nigeria-leisure/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 11-17 August 2012 :: News photos: 11-17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294178#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'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

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Asia gets its fastest data cable :: A new high-speed undersea data cable, Asia Submarine-cable Express, opens to traffic in Asia potentially aiding financial traders.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19275490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange berates United States from Ecuador Embassy balcony :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SBYd-k7Jj-c/us-wikileaks-assange-idUSBRE87I01X20120819

Mars can wait, but oceans can't :: While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Clashes expose communal divide as elections loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nGhpe1auy5I/india-assam-bangalore-northeast-idINDEE87J00720120820

Flower power singer McKenzie dies :: Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) was an anthem for the flower power hippy age, has died aged 73.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19312310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gu Kailai's death sentence suspended :: A Chinese court suspends the death sentence for Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, after she is found guilty of murder, a source says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/china-gu-kailai-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Bo Xilai casts long shadow over Gu Kailai case :: With Gu Kailai jailed is the case wrapped up?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19314925#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anti-Japan protests erupt in China :: A Japanese group landed Sunday on an island claimed by China and Japan, Tokyo-based media reported, amid a tense territorial dispute between the two nations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/japan-china-island-dispute/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: How long can standoff last? :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at London's embassy of Ecuador seeking to avoid extradition by claiming asylum. There are precedents for such gambles, and history shows the standoffs can last some time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/world/embassy-defections/index.html?eref�ition

'Old Ironsides' sets sail once more :: The USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," sailed under her own power Sunday for just the second time in some 130 years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/us/massachusetts-uss-constitution/index.html?eref�ition

Gallery: Tony Scott's big pictures :: Director Tony Scott, dead at 68
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/showbiz/gallery/tony-scott/index.html?eref�ition

Startled reaction to Scott's death :: Hollywood journalist Jeanne Wolf reacts to the death of director Tony Scott.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/08/20/bts-jeanne-wolf-tony-scott-reax.kabc?eref�ition

20-Aug-2012 23:31 10

Pump Action Spurs Iraqi Oil Production :: Iraq now produces more oil than Iran. It still has plenty of growth potential.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444375104577594692763967390.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Is the U.S. Headed Toward Bankruptcy? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i c1076413e06b5c5c9c1cecb6a5fc75

Forget the Web, Start-Ups Get Real :: As the frenzy over new Web companies like Facebook and Zynga fades, long-shunned consumer-electronics makers are finding new life in Silicon Valley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577192843536780.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

'Baywatch Babe Goes Hunting for Noah's Ark' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�33e5e10bd21fe3e052809b7e17f2b8

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

Groupon Investors Give Up :: Some of Groupon's early backers, including Marc Andreessen, are heading for the exits, joining investors who have lost faith in companies that had been expected to drive a new Internet boom.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599273177326912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Augusta National Adds First Two Women :: The famous golf club that has long faced criticism because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577601210510389918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The $6,400 Myth :: Breaking down a false Obama Medicare claim.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595350022637244.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama to Assad: U.S. would act if chemical weapons used :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-CJ5HJScCfk/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120820

Aetna to Buy Coventry :: Aetna has struck a deal to buy Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that will make Aetna one of the largest providers of government-financed health care.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577600102963766594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Airstrikes, shelling and executions leave 100 dead on major Muslim holiday in ... - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/intense-clashes-mark-2nd-day-of-major-muslim-holiday-in-southern-syrian-city/2012/08/20/1d046dc8-ea9e-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story.html

Under Fire, Akin Vows to Stay in Race :: Missouri Rep. Akin insists he'll stay in the Senate race despite wide condemnation over his comments about rape.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577601481043101626.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Supermarket giant Tesco faces fines for 'illegally employing' foreign students - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2191110/Supermarket-giant-Tesco-faces-fines-illegally-employing-foreign-students.html?ito%3Dfeeds-newsxml

Riksbank Upbeat on Sweden Growth :: Sweden's central bank plans to lift its growth forecast as the Scandinavian economy continues to shake off the euro-zone crisis, a top central bank official said.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577600431621935446.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Sentence of China's Gu Expected to Be Eased :: Gu Kailai, the wife of deposed party official Bo Xilai, could be released from prison within nine years on medical parole, legal experts say, despite being given a suspended death sentence for the murder of a British businessman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577600990316850180.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

James Webb: The South China Sea's Gathering Storm :: All of East Asia is waiting to see how the U.S. will respond to China's aggression.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444184704577587483914661256.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

J.P. Morgan Picks 'Whale' Probe Leader :: J.P. Morgan tapped former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond to head the board investigation of the "London Whale" trading fiasco and James Dimon's role in the trading blunder.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595260927581438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Zombie Red Sox Trudge On :: There is a month of meaningful baseball to be played, but barring a miraculous revival, none of it will involve Boston.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599500898185604.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hopes for Chestnut Revival Growing :: Scientists are on the brink of engineering a blight-resistant American chestnut tree, renewing hope for a comeback of the long-celebrated species.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593571278706402.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official :: Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, paving the way for an announcement on how the party plans to deal with Mr. Bo.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599122598686102.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Arsenal Opens to Familiar Script :: Arsenal opened its Premier League campaign with a familiar script: lots of possession and neat passing, but not enough cutting edge in the final third.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577599043378961270.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Business Leaders Back Ryan's Plan With a Few Caveats :: Cutting the deficit without raising taxes is something business executives say they want to see.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577591632278273806.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Throwback Muscles to the Top :: The Hollywood box-office saw some brawny action this weekend, as the ensemble film "The Expendables 2," starring a collection of throwback muscle men, took the top spot among several new films jostling for attention at theaters.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599541352530830.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Akin Steps Back Remarks on Rape :: Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican vying for a Senate seat in Missouri, said Sunday he misspoke when he said pregnancies in the case of "legitimate rape" are rare and that women have a biological ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599752539284154.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Silverglate: Gibson Is Off the Feds' Hook. Who's Next? :: The guitar company settlement reveals a disturbing effort by federal prosecutors to silence their corporate targets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577594890622149010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Panic Over Fukushima :: Japan's nuclear accident was a great human tragedy, but its long-term health effects have been exaggerated—and the virtues of nuclear power remain, writes Richard Muller.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

To Battle Iguanas, Puerto Rico Will Put Them on Menu :: Iguanas have proliferated in Puerto Rico, chewing up plants and crops and burrowing under roads and dikes. Authorities have a new solution: eat them—or at least export them to other countries that find the reptiles appetizing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577580053253903354.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spain Seeks ECB Commitment :: Spain would like to see the ECB commit to massive, open-ended sovereign-debt purchases before it asks for help financing itself, as expectations mount that the country will ask for a new bailout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599210272241328.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Dutch Far-Left Leader Warns on Cuts :: The front-runner ahead of the Dutch general elections warned that a single-minded focus on austerity is crippling the country's economy and could unravel the euro zone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599342757747540.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

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


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20-Aug-2012 22:30

Boy's head lodged in guardrail :: Firefighters rescue a boy whose head was stuck in a guardrail hole in southwest China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/16/vo-boy-gets-head-stuck.cctv?eref�ition

Who are China's next leaders? :: After much speculation, it is now official: The Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene its 18th Party Congress in Beijing during the "latter half of this year," a party official announced this week without giving specific dates.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/asia/china-next-leaders/index.html?eref�ition

Man weeps after euthanasia denied :: Do people have the right to die? We look at the case in support of assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/euthanasia-supporters-of-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

The case against assisted suicide :: Disability rights activist John Kelly explains the case against assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/16/wr-euthanasia-suicide-die-death.cnn?eref�ition

What does Gu trial say about China? :: Gu Kailai's one-day trial was a spectacle for the public's benefit; few doubt her sentence is predetermined, writes law professor and China watcher Donald Clarke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/opinion/clarke-gu-kailai/index.html?eref�ition

The Premier League footballer hatred vortex :: The achievements of Team GB at the Olympics have led to a wave of criticism of footballers. They've been lambasted for being overpaid, arrogant underachievers. But why do some people hate footballers so much?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19281103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature puts on stunning show :: Here are 10 stunning entries from the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, showing nature up close.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/tech/eureka-prize-science-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photoss: 17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rich list shows Asia's power :: Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/business/world-rich-list-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Seized: 20,000 fakes from China :: Customs agents in Los Angeles seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutin shoes shipped from China, U.S. officials said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/us/california-fake-red-soles/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes :: The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19268563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rover panorama: Begin exploring Mars :: See Mars from Nasa's robot explorer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19296006#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Secret Footballer' on Premiership life :: Wealth, fame, the adulation of thousands and constant media attention. The life of a footballer in one of Europe's top leagues is far removed from that of the average man on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/sport/football/secret-footballer-premier-league/index.html?eref�ition

Lagos leisure: Salsa and go-karts :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates what to do in your free time in Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/travel/lagos-nigeria-leisure/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 11-17 August 2012 :: News photos: 11-17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294178#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'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

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Asia gets its fastest data cable :: A new high-speed undersea data cable, Asia Submarine-cable Express, opens to traffic in Asia potentially aiding financial traders.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19275490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange berates United States from Ecuador Embassy balcony :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SBYd-k7Jj-c/us-wikileaks-assange-idUSBRE87I01X20120819

Mars can wait, but oceans can't :: While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Libya bombs blamed on Gaddafi men :: Libyan forces arrest 32 members of a "pro-Gaddafi cell" over the twin car bombings that killed two people in Tripoli on Sunday, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19314714#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clashes expose communal divide as elections loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nGhpe1auy5I/india-assam-bangalore-northeast-idINDEE87J00720120820

NASA's science rover Curiosity zaps first Martian rock :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/A26GC_--uLQ/usa-mars-nasa-rover-curiosity-idINDEE87J00P20120820

Flower power singer McKenzie dies :: Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) was an anthem for the flower power hippy age, has died aged 73.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19312310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gu Kailai's death sentence suspended :: A Chinese court suspends the death sentence for Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, after she is found guilty of murder, a source says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/china-gu-kailai-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Bo Xilai casts long shadow over Gu Kailai case :: With Gu Kailai jailed is the case wrapped up?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19314925#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anti-Japan protests erupt in China :: A Japanese group landed Sunday on an island claimed by China and Japan, Tokyo-based media reported, amid a tense territorial dispute between the two nations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/japan-china-island-dispute/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: How long can standoff last? :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at London's embassy of Ecuador seeking to avoid extradition by claiming asylum. There are precedents for such gambles, and history shows the standoffs can last some time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/world/embassy-defections/index.html?eref�ition

'Old Ironsides' sets sail once more :: The USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," sailed under her own power Sunday for just the second time in some 130 years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/us/massachusetts-uss-constitution/index.html?eref�ition

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Is the U.S. Headed Toward Bankruptcy? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i c1076413e06b5c5c9c1cecb6a5fc75

Forget the Web, Start-Ups Get Real :: As the frenzy over new Web companies like Facebook and Zynga fades, long-shunned consumer-electronics makers are finding new life in Silicon Valley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577192843536780.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

'Baywatch Babe Goes Hunting for Noah's Ark' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�33e5e10bd21fe3e052809b7e17f2b8

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

Time, CNN Suspend Columnist Zakaria :: Both Time magazine and CNN have suspended columnist Fareed Zakaria following the revelation of similarities between his recent writing for both news organizations on gun control and another reporter's writing in the New Yorker.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443537404577581602637268534.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Augusta National Adds First Two Women Members :: The famous golf club that has long faced criticism because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577601210510389918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.N. monitors leave Syria, battles hit Damascus suburb :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-CJ5HJScCfk/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120820

Groupon Investors Give Up :: Some of Groupon's early backers, including Marc Andreessen, are heading for the exits, joining investors who have lost faith in companies that had been expected to drive a new Internet boom.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599273177326912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Aetna to Buy Coventry :: Aetna has struck a deal to buy Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that will make Aetna one of the largest providers of government-financed health care.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577600102963766594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

James Webb: The South China Sea's Gathering Storm :: All of East Asia is waiting to see how the U.S. will respond to China's aggression.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444184704577587483914661256.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

J.P. Morgan Picks 'Whale' Probe Leader :: J.P. Morgan tapped former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond to head the board investigation of the "London Whale" trading fiasco and James Dimon's role in the trading blunder.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595260927581438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Zombie Red Sox Trudge On :: There is a month of meaningful baseball to be played, but barring a miraculous revival, none of it will involve Boston.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599500898185604.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hopes for Chestnut Revival Growing :: Scientists are on the brink of engineering a blight-resistant American chestnut tree, renewing hope for a comeback of the long-celebrated species.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593571278706402.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official :: Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, paving the way for an announcement on how the party plans to deal with Mr. Bo.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599122598686102.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Arsenal Opens to Familiar Script :: Arsenal opened its Premier League campaign with a familiar script: lots of possession and neat passing, but not enough cutting edge in the final third.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577599043378961270.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Business Leaders Back Ryan's Plan With a Few Caveats :: Cutting the deficit without raising taxes is something business executives say they want to see.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577591632278273806.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Throwback Muscles to the Top :: The Hollywood box-office saw some brawny action this weekend, as the ensemble film "The Expendables 2," starring a collection of throwback muscle men, took the top spot among several new films jostling for attention at theaters.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599541352530830.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Akin Steps Back Remarks on Rape :: Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican vying for a Senate seat in Missouri, said Sunday he misspoke when he said pregnancies in the case of "legitimate rape" are rare and that women have a biological ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599752539284154.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Silverglate: Gibson Is Off the Feds' Hook. Who's Next? :: The guitar company settlement reveals a disturbing effort by federal prosecutors to silence their corporate targets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577594890622149010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The $6,400 Myth :: Breaking down a false Obama Medicare claim.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595350022637244.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Panic Over Fukushima :: Japan's nuclear accident was a great human tragedy, but its long-term health effects have been exaggerated—and the virtues of nuclear power remain, writes Richard Muller.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

To Battle Iguanas, Puerto Rico Will Put Them on Menu :: Iguanas have proliferated in Puerto Rico, chewing up plants and crops and burrowing under roads and dikes. Authorities have a new solution: eat them—or at least export them to other countries that find the reptiles appetizing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577580053253903354.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

American's Flight Attendants Accept AMR Contract :: American Airlines flight attendants ratified a contract offer from the airline, sparing them from the more drastic terms American had wanted to impose in bankruptcy court in the absence of a consensual agreement.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599350111160754.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spain Seeks ECB Commitment :: Spain would like to see the ECB commit to massive, open-ended sovereign-debt purchases before it asks for help financing itself, as expectations mount that the country will ask for a new bailout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599210272241328.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Dutch Far-Left Leader Warns on Cuts :: The front-runner ahead of the Dutch general elections warned that a single-minded focus on austerity is crippling the country's economy and could unravel the euro zone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599342757747540.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

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

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Audio slideshow: Alvin Ailey's legacy lives on :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20120810-alvin-aileys-legacy-lives-on

Future of Data: Encoded in DNA :: In the latest attempt to corral growing quantities of digital data, Harvard researchers encoded an entire book into the genetic molecules of DNA.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593291643488120.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

How to Cope When Boss Is a Screamer :: Yelling is less tolerated in the workplace. But new ways of fighting, such as sharp emails, aren't always healthy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589302193682244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers :: In the world of artisanal cheese, Ireland is a land of legend. Forty years after a group of self-taught producers helped usher in a fine-food revolution, some of the country's best cheesemakers have opened up their farms to visitors.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444860104577558822247960412.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


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20-Aug-2012 21:30

Boy's head lodged in guardrail :: Firefighters rescue a boy whose head was stuck in a guardrail hole in southwest China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/16/vo-boy-gets-head-stuck.cctv?eref�ition

Who are China's next leaders? :: After much speculation, it is now official: The Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene its 18th Party Congress in Beijing during the "latter half of this year," a party official announced this week without giving specific dates.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/asia/china-next-leaders/index.html?eref�ition

Man weeps after euthanasia denied :: Do people have the right to die? We look at the case in support of assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/euthanasia-supporters-of-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

The case against assisted suicide :: Disability rights activist John Kelly explains the case against assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/16/wr-euthanasia-suicide-die-death.cnn?eref�ition

What does Gu trial say about China? :: Gu Kailai's one-day trial was a spectacle for the public's benefit; few doubt her sentence is predetermined, writes law professor and China watcher Donald Clarke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/opinion/clarke-gu-kailai/index.html?eref�ition

The Premier League footballer hatred vortex :: The achievements of Team GB at the Olympics have led to a wave of criticism of footballers. They've been lambasted for being overpaid, arrogant underachievers. But why do some people hate footballers so much?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19281103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature puts on stunning show :: Here are 10 stunning entries from the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, showing nature up close.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/tech/eureka-prize-science-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photoss: 17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rich list shows Asia's power :: Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/business/world-rich-list-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Seized: 20,000 fakes from China :: Customs agents in Los Angeles seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutin shoes shipped from China, U.S. officials said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/us/california-fake-red-soles/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes :: The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19268563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rover panorama: Begin exploring Mars :: See Mars from Nasa's robot explorer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19296006#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Secret Footballer' on Premiership life :: Wealth, fame, the adulation of thousands and constant media attention. The life of a footballer in one of Europe's top leagues is far removed from that of the average man on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/sport/football/secret-footballer-premier-league/index.html?eref�ition

Lagos leisure: Salsa and go-karts :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates what to do in your free time in Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/travel/lagos-nigeria-leisure/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 11-17 August 2012 :: News photos: 11-17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294178#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'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

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Asia gets its fastest data cable :: A new high-speed undersea data cable, Asia Submarine-cable Express, opens to traffic in Asia potentially aiding financial traders.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19275490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange berates United States from Ecuador Embassy balcony :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SBYd-k7Jj-c/us-wikileaks-assange-idUSBRE87I01X20120819

Mars can wait, but oceans can't :: While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Libya bombs blamed on Gaddafi men :: Libyan forces arrest 32 members of a "pro-Gaddafi cell" over the twin car bombings that killed two people in Tripoli on Sunday, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19314714#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clashes expose communal divide as elections loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nGhpe1auy5I/india-assam-bangalore-northeast-idINDEE87J00720120820

NASA's science rover Curiosity zaps first Martian rock :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/A26GC_--uLQ/usa-mars-nasa-rover-curiosity-idINDEE87J00P20120820

Flower power singer McKenzie dies :: Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) was an anthem for the flower power hippy age, has died aged 73.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19312310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Insight: At Guantanamo tribunals, don't mention the "T" word :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n821em2bsbI/us-guantanamo-tribunals-idUSBRE87J03U20120820

Gu Kailai's death sentence suspended :: A Chinese court suspends the death sentence for Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, after she is found guilty of murder, a source says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/china-gu-kailai-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Bo Xilai casts long shadow over Gu Kailai case :: With Gu Kailai jailed is the case wrapped up?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19314925#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anti-Japan protests erupt in China :: A Japanese group landed Sunday on an island claimed by China and Japan, Tokyo-based media reported, amid a tense territorial dispute between the two nations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/japan-china-island-dispute/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: How long can standoff last? :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at London's embassy of Ecuador seeking to avoid extradition by claiming asylum. There are precedents for such gambles, and history shows the standoffs can last some time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/world/embassy-defections/index.html?eref�ition

20-Aug-2012 21:29 10

Is the U.S. Headed Toward Bankruptcy? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i c1076413e06b5c5c9c1cecb6a5fc75

Forget the Web, Start-Ups Get Real :: As the frenzy over new Web companies like Facebook and Zynga fades, long-shunned consumer-electronics makers are finding new life in Silicon Valley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577192843536780.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

'Baywatch Babe Goes Hunting for Noah's Ark' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�33e5e10bd21fe3e052809b7e17f2b8

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

Time, CNN Suspend Columnist Zakaria :: Both Time magazine and CNN have suspended columnist Fareed Zakaria following the revelation of similarities between his recent writing for both news organizations on gun control and another reporter's writing in the New Yorker.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443537404577581602637268534.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Augusta National Adds First Two Women Members :: The famous golf club that has long faced criticism because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577601210510389918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Groupon Investors Give Up :: Some of Groupon's early backers, including Marc Andreessen, are heading for the exits, joining investors who have lost faith in companies that had been expected to drive a new Internet boom.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599273177326912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Aetna to Buy Coventry :: Aetna has struck a deal to buy Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that will make Aetna one of the largest providers of government-financed health care.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577600102963766594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.N. monitors leave Syria, battles hit Damascus suburb :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-CJ5HJScCfk/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120820

James Webb: The South China Sea's Gathering Storm :: All of East Asia is waiting to see how the U.S. will respond to China's aggression.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444184704577587483914661256.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

J.P. Morgan Picks 'Whale' Probe Leader :: J.P. Morgan tapped former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond to head the board investigation of the "London Whale" trading fiasco and James Dimon's role in the trading blunder.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595260927581438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Zombie Red Sox Trudge On :: There is a month of meaningful baseball to be played, but barring a miraculous revival, none of it will involve Boston.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599500898185604.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hopes for Chestnut Revival Growing :: Scientists are on the brink of engineering a blight-resistant American chestnut tree, renewing hope for a comeback of the long-celebrated species.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593571278706402.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Investment Moves to Make Now :: The risks are out there. But the markets have remained surprisingly strong. Here are some ideas on how to successfully navigate the rest of 2012.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593172198424132.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official :: Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, paving the way for an announcement on how the party plans to deal with Mr. Bo.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599122598686102.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Arsenal Opens to Familiar Script :: Arsenal opened its Premier League campaign with a familiar script: lots of possession and neat passing, but not enough cutting edge in the final third.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577599043378961270.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Throwback Muscles to the Top :: The Hollywood box-office saw some brawny action this weekend, as the ensemble film "The Expendables 2," starring a collection of throwback muscle men, took the top spot among several new films jostling for attention at theaters.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599541352530830.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Akin Steps Back Remarks on Rape :: Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican vying for a Senate seat in Missouri, said Sunday he misspoke when he said pregnancies in the case of "legitimate rape" are rare and that women have a biological ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599752539284154.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Silverglate: Gibson Is Off the Feds' Hook. Who's Next? :: The guitar company settlement reveals a disturbing effort by federal prosecutors to silence their corporate targets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577594890622149010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The $6,400 Myth :: Breaking down a false Obama Medicare claim.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595350022637244.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Panic Over Fukushima :: Japan's nuclear accident was a great human tragedy, but its long-term health effects have been exaggerated—and the virtues of nuclear power remain, writes Richard Muller.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

To Battle Iguanas, Puerto Rico Will Put Them on Menu :: Iguanas have proliferated in Puerto Rico, chewing up plants and crops and burrowing under roads and dikes. Authorities have a new solution: eat them—or at least export them to other countries that find the reptiles appetizing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577580053253903354.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

American's Flight Attendants Accept AMR Contract :: American Airlines flight attendants ratified a contract offer from the airline, sparing them from the more drastic terms American had wanted to impose in bankruptcy court in the absence of a consensual agreement.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599350111160754.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spain Seeks ECB Commitment :: Spain would like to see the ECB commit to massive, open-ended sovereign-debt purchases before it asks for help financing itself, as expectations mount that the country will ask for a new bailout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599210272241328.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Dutch Far-Left Leader Warns on Cuts :: The front-runner ahead of the Dutch general elections warned that a single-minded focus on austerity is crippling the country's economy and could unravel the euro zone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599342757747540.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

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

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Audio slideshow: Alvin Ailey's legacy lives on :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20120810-alvin-aileys-legacy-lives-on

Future of Data: Encoded in DNA :: In the latest attempt to corral growing quantities of digital data, Harvard researchers encoded an entire book into the genetic molecules of DNA.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593291643488120.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

How to Cope When Boss Is a Screamer :: Yelling is less tolerated in the workplace. But new ways of fighting, such as sharp emails, aren't always healthy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589302193682244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers :: In the world of artisanal cheese, Ireland is a land of legend. Forty years after a group of self-taught producers helped usher in a fine-food revolution, some of the country's best cheesemakers have opened up their farms to visitors.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444860104577558822247960412.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


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20-Aug-2012 20:28

Boy's head lodged in guardrail :: Firefighters rescue a boy whose head was stuck in a guardrail hole in southwest China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/16/vo-boy-gets-head-stuck.cctv?eref�ition

Who are China's next leaders? :: After much speculation, it is now official: The Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene its 18th Party Congress in Beijing during the "latter half of this year," a party official announced this week without giving specific dates.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/asia/china-next-leaders/index.html?eref�ition

Man weeps after euthanasia denied :: Do people have the right to die? We look at the case in support of assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/euthanasia-supporters-of-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

The case against assisted suicide :: Disability rights activist John Kelly explains the case against assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/16/wr-euthanasia-suicide-die-death.cnn?eref�ition

What does Gu trial say about China? :: Gu Kailai's one-day trial was a spectacle for the public's benefit; few doubt her sentence is predetermined, writes law professor and China watcher Donald Clarke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/opinion/clarke-gu-kailai/index.html?eref�ition

The Premier League footballer hatred vortex :: The achievements of Team GB at the Olympics have led to a wave of criticism of footballers. They've been lambasted for being overpaid, arrogant underachievers. But why do some people hate footballers so much?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19281103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature puts on stunning show :: Here are 10 stunning entries from the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, showing nature up close.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/tech/eureka-prize-science-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photoss: 17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rich list shows Asia's power :: Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/business/world-rich-list-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Seized: 20,000 fakes from China :: Customs agents in Los Angeles seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutin shoes shipped from China, U.S. officials said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/us/california-fake-red-soles/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes :: The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19268563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rover panorama: Begin exploring Mars :: See Mars from Nasa's robot explorer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19296006#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Secret Footballer' on Premiership life :: Wealth, fame, the adulation of thousands and constant media attention. The life of a footballer in one of Europe's top leagues is far removed from that of the average man on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/sport/football/secret-footballer-premier-league/index.html?eref�ition

Lagos leisure: Salsa and go-karts :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates what to do in your free time in Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/travel/lagos-nigeria-leisure/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 11-17 August 2012 :: News photos: 11-17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294178#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'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

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Asia gets its fastest data cable :: A new high-speed undersea data cable, Asia Submarine-cable Express, opens to traffic in Asia potentially aiding financial traders.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19275490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange berates United States from Ecuador Embassy balcony :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SBYd-k7Jj-c/us-wikileaks-assange-idUSBRE87I01X20120819

Mars can wait, but oceans can't :: While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Libya bombs blamed on Gaddafi men :: Libyan forces arrest 32 members of a "pro-Gaddafi cell" over the twin car bombings that killed two people in Tripoli on Sunday, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19314714#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clashes expose communal divide as elections loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nGhpe1auy5I/india-assam-bangalore-northeast-idINDEE87J00720120820

NASA's science rover Curiosity zaps first Martian rock :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/A26GC_--uLQ/usa-mars-nasa-rover-curiosity-idINDEE87J00P20120820

Flower power singer McKenzie dies :: Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) was an anthem for the flower power hippy age, has died aged 73.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19312310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Insight: At Guantanamo tribunals, don't mention the "T" word :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n821em2bsbI/us-guantanamo-tribunals-idUSBRE87J03U20120820

Gu Kailai's death sentence suspended :: A Chinese court suspends the death sentence for Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, after she is found guilty of murder, a source says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/china-gu-kailai-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Bo Xilai casts long shadow over Gu Kailai case :: With Gu Kailai jailed is the case wrapped up?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19314925#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anti-Japan protests erupt in China :: A Japanese group landed Sunday on an island claimed by China and Japan, Tokyo-based media reported, amid a tense territorial dispute between the two nations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/japan-china-island-dispute/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: How long can standoff last? :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at London's embassy of Ecuador seeking to avoid extradition by claiming asylum. There are precedents for such gambles, and history shows the standoffs can last some time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/world/embassy-defections/index.html?eref�ition

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Is the U.S. Headed Toward Bankruptcy? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i c1076413e06b5c5c9c1cecb6a5fc75

Forget the Web, Start-Ups Get Real :: As the frenzy over new Web companies like Facebook and Zynga fades, long-shunned consumer-electronics makers are finding new life in Silicon Valley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577192843536780.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

'Baywatch Babe Goes Hunting for Noah's Ark' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�33e5e10bd21fe3e052809b7e17f2b8

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

Time, CNN Suspend Columnist Zakaria :: Both Time magazine and CNN have suspended columnist Fareed Zakaria following the revelation of similarities between his recent writing for both news organizations on gun control and another reporter's writing in the New Yorker.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443537404577581602637268534.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Jury finds Cypriot Polly Peck tycoon guilty of theft - swissinfo.ch :: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news/international/Jury_finds_Cypriot_Polly_Peck_tycoon_guilty_of_theft.html?cid%3D33353108

Augusta National Adds First Two Women :: The famous golf club that has long faced criticism because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577601210510389918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Aetna to Buy Coventry :: Aetna has struck a deal to buy Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that will make Aetna one of the largest providers of government-financed health care.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577600102963766594.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

James Webb: The South China Sea's Gathering Storm :: All of East Asia is waiting to see how the U.S. will respond to China's aggression.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444184704577587483914661256.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.N. monitors leave Syria, battles hit Damascus suburb :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-CJ5HJScCfk/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120820

J.P. Morgan Picks 'Whale' Probe Leader :: J.P. Morgan tapped former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond to head the board investigation of the "London Whale" trading fiasco and James Dimon's role in the trading blunder.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595260927581438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Groupon Investors Give Up :: Some of Groupon's early backers, including Marc Andreessen, are heading for the exits, joining investors who have lost faith in companies that had been expected to drive a new Internet boom.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599273177326912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Zombie Red Sox Trudge On :: There is a month of meaningful baseball to be played, but barring a miraculous revival, none of it will involve Boston.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599500898185604.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hopes for Chestnut Revival Growing :: Scientists are on the brink of engineering a blight-resistant American chestnut tree, renewing hope for a comeback of the long-celebrated species.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593571278706402.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hope and change are gone - Washington Post (blog) :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/hope-and-change-are-gone/2012/08/20/38614712-ead0-11e1-a80b-9f898562d010_blog.html

Investment Moves to Make Now :: The risks are out there. But the markets have remained surprisingly strong. Here are some ideas on how to successfully navigate the rest of 2012.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593172198424132.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official :: Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, paving the way for an announcement on how the party plans to deal with Mr. Bo.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599122598686102.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Arsenal Opens to Familiar Script :: Arsenal opened its Premier League campaign with a familiar script: lots of possession and neat passing, but not enough cutting edge in the final third.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577599043378961270.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Throwback Muscles to the Top :: The Hollywood box-office saw some brawny action this weekend, as the ensemble film "The Expendables 2," starring a collection of throwback muscle men, took the top spot among several new films jostling for attention at theaters.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599541352530830.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Akin Steps Back Remarks on Rape :: Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican vying for a Senate seat in Missouri, said Sunday he misspoke when he said pregnancies in the case of "legitimate rape" are rare and that women have a biological ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599752539284154.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Silverglate: Gibson Is Off the Feds' Hook. Who's Next? :: The guitar company settlement reveals a disturbing effort by federal prosecutors to silence their corporate targets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577594890622149010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The $6,400 Myth :: Breaking down a false Obama Medicare claim.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595350022637244.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Panic Over Fukushima :: Japan's nuclear accident was a great human tragedy, but its long-term health effects have been exaggerated—and the virtues of nuclear power remain, writes Richard Muller.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

To Battle Iguanas, Puerto Rico Will Put Them on Menu :: Iguanas have proliferated in Puerto Rico, chewing up plants and crops and burrowing under roads and dikes. Authorities have a new solution: eat them—or at least export them to other countries that find the reptiles appetizing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577580053253903354.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

American's Flight Attendants Accept AMR Contract :: American Airlines flight attendants ratified a contract offer from the airline, sparing them from the more drastic terms American had wanted to impose in bankruptcy court in the absence of a consensual agreement.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577599350111160754.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spain Seeks ECB Commitment :: Spain would like to see the ECB commit to massive, open-ended sovereign-debt purchases before it asks for help financing itself, as expectations mount that the country will ask for a new bailout.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443713704577599210272241328.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Dutch Far-Left Leader Warns on Cuts :: The front-runner ahead of the Dutch general elections warned that a single-minded focus on austerity is crippling the country's economy and could unravel the euro zone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443989204577599342757747540.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

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

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Audio slideshow: Alvin Ailey's legacy lives on :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20120810-alvin-aileys-legacy-lives-on

Future of Data: Encoded in DNA :: In the latest attempt to corral growing quantities of digital data, Harvard researchers encoded an entire book into the genetic molecules of DNA.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593291643488120.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe


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20-Aug-2012 19:28

Boy's head lodged in guardrail :: Firefighters rescue a boy whose head was stuck in a guardrail hole in southwest China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/16/vo-boy-gets-head-stuck.cctv?eref�ition

Who are China's next leaders? :: After much speculation, it is now official: The Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene its 18th Party Congress in Beijing during the "latter half of this year," a party official announced this week without giving specific dates.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/asia/china-next-leaders/index.html?eref�ition

Man weeps after euthanasia denied :: Do people have the right to die? We look at the case in support of assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/euthanasia-supporters-of-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

The case against assisted suicide :: Disability rights activist John Kelly explains the case against assisted suicide.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/16/wr-euthanasia-suicide-die-death.cnn?eref�ition

What does Gu trial say about China? :: Gu Kailai's one-day trial was a spectacle for the public's benefit; few doubt her sentence is predetermined, writes law professor and China watcher Donald Clarke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/opinion/clarke-gu-kailai/index.html?eref�ition

The Premier League footballer hatred vortex :: The achievements of Team GB at the Olympics have led to a wave of criticism of footballers. They've been lambasted for being overpaid, arrogant underachievers. But why do some people hate footballers so much?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19281103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature puts on stunning show :: Here are 10 stunning entries from the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, showing nature up close.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/tech/eureka-prize-science-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photoss: 17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rich list shows Asia's power :: Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/business/world-rich-list-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Seized: 20,000 fakes from China :: Customs agents in Los Angeles seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutin shoes shipped from China, U.S. officials said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/us/california-fake-red-soles/index.html?eref�ition

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes :: The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19268563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rover panorama: Begin exploring Mars :: See Mars from Nasa's robot explorer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19296006#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Secret Footballer' on Premiership life :: Wealth, fame, the adulation of thousands and constant media attention. The life of a footballer in one of Europe's top leagues is far removed from that of the average man on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/16/sport/football/secret-footballer-premier-league/index.html?eref�ition

Lagos leisure: Salsa and go-karts :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates what to do in your free time in Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/travel/lagos-nigeria-leisure/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 11-17 August 2012 :: News photos: 11-17 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19294178#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'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

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Asia gets its fastest data cable :: A new high-speed undersea data cable, Asia Submarine-cable Express, opens to traffic in Asia potentially aiding financial traders.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19275490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange berates United States from Ecuador Embassy balcony :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SBYd-k7Jj-c/us-wikileaks-assange-idUSBRE87I01X20120819

Mars can wait, but oceans can't :: While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Libya bombs blamed on Gaddafi men :: Libyan forces arrest 32 members of a "pro-Gaddafi cell" over the twin car bombings that killed two people in Tripoli on Sunday, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19314714#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clashes expose communal divide as elections loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nGhpe1auy5I/india-assam-bangalore-northeast-idINDEE87J00720120820

Brigadier's 'waves of black grief' :: The brigadier who heard the news no Army parent wants to hear
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19243508#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA's science rover Curiosity zaps first Martian rock :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/A26GC_--uLQ/usa-mars-nasa-rover-curiosity-idINDEE87J00P20120820

Flower power singer McKenzie dies :: Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) was an anthem for the flower power hippy age, has died aged 73.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19312310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How Americans view wealth and inequality :: How Americans view wealth and inequality
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19284017#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sightseeing vessel runs aground in Alaskan bay, 76 rescued :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T6xVHb6gGDk/us-usa-cruiseboat-alaska-idUSBRE87J02M20120820

Insight: At Guantanamo tribunals, don't mention the "T" word :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n821em2bsbI/us-guantanamo-tribunals-idUSBRE87J03U20120820

Gu Kailai's death sentence suspended :: A Chinese court suspends the death sentence for Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, after she is found guilty of murder, a source says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/19/world/asia/china-gu-kailai-verdict/index.html?eref�ition