Sunday, September 2, 2012

02-Sep-2012 23:38

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Madagascar's bid to save majestic trees :: With their unique shape and imposing stature, the majestic baobab trees have been an icon of Madagascar's landscape for centuries, unmovable symbols of the tropical island's luscious scenery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/africa/madagascar-deforestation-baobab/index.html?eref�ition

Why Monaco is playground of rich :: Want to experience nirvana? Just head to Monaco.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/travel/monaco-yacht-show/index.html?eref�ition

02-Sep-2012 23:38 10

EBay's Old Black Magic Will Be a Thing of the Past :: Online auctioneer EBay has pulled the metaphysical plug on some very specialized products.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443864204577619283259196226.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

In IKEA Catalogs: Less Pine, More Pixels :: For IKEA's new catalogs, computer-generated images aim to save money on marketing costs as photographers are retrained to apply skills to 3-D scenes.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444508504577595414031195148.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Scotch Whisky's Grand Cru: Islay :: In the hills and glens of Scotland, Britain produces one of the most beguiling beverages in the world: Scotch whisky. Columnist Will Lyons looks at the Island of Islay, home to eight active distilleries.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443404004577581190462679330.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

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

South Africa Drops Miner Murder Charges :: South Africa's national prosecuting authority on Sunday backed away from a controversial decision to charge 270 people for the deaths of 34 fellow mine protesters shot by police last month, after an outcry added fuel to a political firestorm.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443847404577627260138245338.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Peggy Noonan: Republicans Join the Battle :: After a shaky start, the convention hits its stride.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443618604577622492547537590.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Premier League: Robin van Persie grabs hat trick as Manchester United beats ... - Vancouver Sun :: http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/soccer/Premier%2BLeague%2BRobin%2BPersie%2Bgrabs%2Btrick%2BManchester%2BUnited/7181410/story.html

Pakistan cleric accused of framing Christian girl - The Age :: http://media.theage.com.au/selections/pakistan-cleric-accused-of-framing-christian-girl-3604108.html?exc_from%3Dstrap

Planning reform aims to deliver boost to flagging economy - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/planning-reform-aims-to-deliver-boost-to-flagging-economy-8101079.html

Rebels hit army headquarters in Damascus :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NnIXajUyfi4/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120902

Manchester City footballer Courtney Meppen-Walter arrested over crash deaths - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/manchester-city-footballer-courtney-meppenwalter-arrested-over-crash-deaths-8101284.html

Whales strand themselves in Scotland, Florida - Ottawa Citizen :: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/technology/Whales%2Bstrand%2Bthemselves%2BScotland%2BFlorida/7181042/story.html

The Fenway Fog Extends to Liverpool :: Despite a new man in charge of player decisions, Liverpool is seeing the same ugly results early in the third year of ownership under Fenway Sports Group.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444301704577627440450663090.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Taking the plunge! TOWIE's Jessica Wright shows off a LOT of cleavage at ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2197100/TOWIEs-Jessica-Wright-shows-holiday-tan-boyfriend-Ricky-Rayments-birthday-bash.html

Netanyahu urges international "red lines" to stop Iran :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cWTzSFYhuDo/us-iran-israel-idUSBRE88102R20120902

Imam arrested in Pakistan blasphemy case, stirring tensions :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ShkZrxzfa-0/us-pakistan-blasphemy-girl-idUSBRE88101320120902

Are Entitlements Corrupting Us? Yes :: With a treasure chest of government-supplied benefits readily available, a taker mentality has become part of our way of life, writes Nicholas Eberstadt.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577619671931313542.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fed Sets Stage for Stimulus :: Bernanke sought to shoot down criticism of the Federal Reserve's easy-money policies and strengthen the case for new efforts by the central bank to bring down what he described as gravely high unemployment.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443864204577623220212805132.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

What Happened to New Zealand Pinot Noir? :: Lettie Teague researches the mysterious disappearance of New Zealand Pinot Noir from restaurant wine lists and store shelves.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444812704577609280409236956.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

What's Really in Your Cigarette? :: Ammonia, sugars, cocoa and more. Once-secret documents reveal some surprising ingredients, writes Robert N. Proctor.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577619413844991748.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Countdown to a Tax Hike :: Unless Congress acts, a slew of tax rates are set to jump on Jan. 1. Here's what you need to know.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772804577619583044242606.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

My Education in Home Schooling :: Teaching kids at home has gone mainstream, writes Quinn Cummings, and it is bound to grow as families demand more choices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443343704577549472535089552.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Healthy Ridicule :: The Republicans have some fun at the president's expense.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443618604577623353358084444.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

French pessimism nears all-time high -poll :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Zfq0GdlB1k/france-politics-idUSL6E8K10FL20120901

Are Entitlements Corrupting Us? No :: They're part of the civic compact, writes William A. Galston—and there is little evidence of a culture of dependence.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577619672512345362.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Gloria Romero: The Trials of a Democratic Reformer :: In California's capital, union officials 'walk around like they're God.' This pro-labor former legislator wants to bring them back to earth.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444443504577601664135014368.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Joys of Urban Tech :: Goodbye, office parks. Drawn by amenities and talent, tech firms are opting for cities, writes Richard Florida.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577619441778073340.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Is That Purse Really Worth It? :: Behavioral economist Dan Ariely answers readers' questions on staying sensitive to spending, relative honesty on vacation and the dumbing-down effect of the Internet.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443864204577619733551273416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mitt's Speech Gamble :: By not explaining his agenda, he left an opening for Democrats.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577623702131613774.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Israel Doesn't Trust Obama :: The U.S. is harder on its ally than on Iran's nuclear program.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577623504274512294.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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02-Sep-2012 22:39

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Madagascar's bid to save majestic trees :: With their unique shape and imposing stature, the majestic baobab trees have been an icon of Madagascar's landscape for centuries, unmovable symbols of the tropical island's luscious scenery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/africa/madagascar-deforestation-baobab/index.html?eref�ition

Why Monaco is playground of rich :: Want to experience nirvana? Just head to Monaco.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/travel/monaco-yacht-show/index.html?eref�ition

02-Sep-2012 22:39 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Fact Vacuum :: The truth was hard to find at the party's convention this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/blow-the-gop-fact-vacuum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball :: A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-cruel-conservatives-throw-a-masquerade-ball.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Scaring the Voters in the Middle :: Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-scaring-the-voters-in-the-middle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Still Halftime in America :: Being at the Republican convention brought to mind what this race really needs: a choice between two exceptional journeys.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-still-halftime-in-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Excluded From Inclusion :: In its omission of gays and lesbians, the Republican National Convention in Tampa was cowardly.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/bruni-excluded-from-inclusion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Only the Good Get Rich :: Good news, people! There was plenty of time on the flight home from Tampa to read through the Republican Party's platform for you.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/collins-only-the-good-get-rich.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Medicare Killers :: Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/opinion/Krugman.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

02-Sep-2012 21:37

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Madagascar's bid to save majestic trees :: With their unique shape and imposing stature, the majestic baobab trees have been an icon of Madagascar's landscape for centuries, unmovable symbols of the tropical island's luscious scenery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/africa/madagascar-deforestation-baobab/index.html?eref�ition

Why Monaco is playground of rich :: Want to experience nirvana? Just head to Monaco.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/travel/monaco-yacht-show/index.html?eref�ition

02-Sep-2012 21:37 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Fact Vacuum :: The truth was hard to find at the party's convention this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/blow-the-gop-fact-vacuum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball :: A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-cruel-conservatives-throw-a-masquerade-ball.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Scaring the Voters in the Middle :: Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-scaring-the-voters-in-the-middle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Still Halftime in America :: Being at the Republican convention brought to mind what this race really needs: a choice between two exceptional journeys.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-still-halftime-in-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Excluded From Inclusion :: In its omission of gays and lesbians, the Republican National Convention in Tampa was cowardly.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/bruni-excluded-from-inclusion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Only the Good Get Rich :: Good news, people! There was plenty of time on the flight home from Tampa to read through the Republican Party's platform for you.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/collins-only-the-good-get-rich.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Medicare Killers :: Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/opinion/Krugman.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

02-Sep-2012 20:36

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Tokyo court gives win to Samsung :: A court in Tokyo rules that Samsung Electronics did not infringe on patents held by Apple, a victory for the South Korean company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19433019#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Madagascar's bid to save majestic trees :: With their unique shape and imposing stature, the majestic baobab trees have been an icon of Madagascar's landscape for centuries, unmovable symbols of the tropical island's luscious scenery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/africa/madagascar-deforestation-baobab/index.html?eref�ition

02-Sep-2012 20:36 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Fact Vacuum :: The truth was hard to find at the party's convention this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/blow-the-gop-fact-vacuum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball :: A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-cruel-conservatives-throw-a-masquerade-ball.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Scaring the Voters in the Middle :: Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-scaring-the-voters-in-the-middle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Still Halftime in America :: Being at the Republican convention brought to mind what this race really needs: a choice between two exceptional journeys.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-still-halftime-in-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Excluded From Inclusion :: In its omission of gays and lesbians, the Republican National Convention in Tampa was cowardly.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/bruni-excluded-from-inclusion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Only the Good Get Rich :: Good news, people! There was plenty of time on the flight home from Tampa to read through the Republican Party's platform for you.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/collins-only-the-good-get-rich.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Medicare Killers :: Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/opinion/Krugman.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

02-Sep-2012 19:35

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Tokyo court gives win to Samsung :: A court in Tokyo rules that Samsung Electronics did not infringe on patents held by Apple, a victory for the South Korean company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19433019#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Southampton 2-3 Man Utd :: Hat-trick hero Robin van Persie scores two late goals as Manchester United come from behind to win 3-2 against Southampton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19384117

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

02-Sep-2012 19:35 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball :: A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-cruel-conservatives-throw-a-masquerade-ball.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Scaring the Voters in the Middle :: Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-scaring-the-voters-in-the-middle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Still Halftime in America :: Being at the Republican convention brought to mind what this race really needs: a choice between two exceptional journeys.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-still-halftime-in-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Excluded From Inclusion :: In its omission of gays and lesbians, the Republican National Convention in Tampa was cowardly.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/bruni-excluded-from-inclusion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Fact Vacuum :: The truth was hard to find at the party's convention this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/blow-the-gop-fact-vacuum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Only the Good Get Rich :: Good news, people! There was plenty of time on the flight home from Tampa to read through the Republican Party's platform for you.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/collins-only-the-good-get-rich.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Medicare Killers :: Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/opinion/Krugman.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

02-Sep-2012 18:34

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Tokyo court gives win to Samsung :: A court in Tokyo rules that Samsung Electronics did not infringe on patents held by Apple, a victory for the South Korean company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19433019#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

O'Dowd launches GCSE grade review :: Education Minister, John O'Dowd, asks the Northern Ireland exams regulator to carry out its own review into GCSE English grades.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-19438338#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

02-Sep-2012 18:34 Columnist:

Op-Ed Columnist: Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball :: A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-cruel-conservatives-throw-a-masquerade-ball.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Scaring the Voters in the Middle :: Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-scaring-the-voters-in-the-middle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Still Halftime in America :: Being at the Republican convention brought to mind what this race really needs: a choice between two exceptional journeys.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-still-halftime-in-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Excluded From Inclusion :: In its omission of gays and lesbians, the Republican National Convention in Tampa was cowardly.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/opinion/sunday/bruni-excluded-from-inclusion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Fact Vacuum :: The truth was hard to find at the party's convention this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/blow-the-gop-fact-vacuum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Only the Good Get Rich :: Good news, people! There was plenty of time on the flight home from Tampa to read through the Republican Party's platform for you.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/opinion/collins-only-the-good-get-rich.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Medicare Killers :: Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/opinion/Krugman.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Columnist:

02-Sep-2012 17:33

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: It's R.I.P. to Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's resident number expert Count von Count. The Count loved all numbers, but 34,969 in particular. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Fifty Shades of Grey's success highlights the lack of age restrictions on books. Why are books not treated like films or television?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Barclays' boss clever choice :: The best time to be taking over as chief executive of a bank is when all the bad news is out in public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/opinion-caplen-barclays-jenkins/index.html?eref�ition

Clint Eastwood: We own this country :: Clint Eastwood says it's time for a businessman president and revs up the RNC crowd by reciting a classic line.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/31/rnc-clint-eastwood.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz: Negotiating office politics ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/business/office-politics-quiz/index.html?eref�ition

Arab attacks trouble Israelis :: Two attacks carried out against Palestinians in recent days, one in Jerusalem and the other on the West Bank, have prompted some uncomfortable questions in Israel about racism toward Arabs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/israel-arab-racism-concerns/index.html?eref�ition

Tokyo court gives win to Samsung :: A court in Tokyo rules that Samsung Electronics did not infringe on patents held by Apple, a victory for the South Korean company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19433019#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paralympians fulfill dream, 28 years on :: For U.S. paralympians Pam Fontaine and Tara Profitt, competing in London is the climax of a remarkable journey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/paralympic-table-tennis-dream/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434729#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China leads in Paralympic medals :: China leads the medal count on a record-breaking first day at the Paralympics. See the best photos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/28/world/gallery/paralympics-best/index.html?eref�ition

Did Gu Kailai use a body double? :: Netizens in China are in a frenzy over rumors that a body double stood in for Gu Kailai during her murder trial.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/grant-china-gu-body-double.cnn?eref�ition

What happened to China's Bo Xilai? :: His wife may have been convicted of murder two weeks ago but whatever happened to China's Bo Xilai?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-leadership-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Footless footballer to meet Messi :: Brazilian Gabriel Muniz is a footless football player who challenges social norms. Don Riddell reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/31/brazil-footless-football-player-barcelona-messi.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan :: Wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/19396151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clint Eastwood and the empty chair :: It was described as "Romney's Night," but were Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his chair the real stars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/politics/eastwood-speech/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 25-31 August 2012 :: News photographs from the past week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19434940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why miners face murder charge :: Nick Dawes of the Mail and Guardian explains how protesting miners could be charged with their colleagues' murder.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/south-africa-mine-murder-charge.cnn?eref�ition

World's shortest people meet :: The world's shortest man and woman meet during the making of the Guinness Book of World Records 2013 edition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-worlds-shortest-people-meet.guinness-world-records?eref�ition

Rwandan athletes unite through sport :: The Rwandan sitting volleyball team is made up largely of amputees from the 1994 conflict. Now soldiers who once fought against each other are playing on the same side in the London Paralympic Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/sport/london-2012-paralympics-rwanda-volleyball/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's grim cycle of violence :: CNN has obtained an extraordinary account of life in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Damascus, and other parts of the Syrian capital over the past two weeks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/undercover-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Are Syrian forces targeting civilians? :: Human Rights Watch claims Syrian government forces are deliberately striking unarmed people. Warning: Graphic content
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/31/syria-jamjoon-bread-attack.cnn?eref�ition

JG Ballard and the magic of memory :: How did JG Ballard's early life influence his fiction?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19423044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled :: Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19441860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

O'Dowd launches GCSE grade review :: Education Minister, John O'Dowd, asks the Northern Ireland exams regulator to carry out its own review into GCSE English grades.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-19438338#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa