Saturday, September 8, 2012

08-Sep-2012 23:00

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Care regulator chair to resign :: The chair of the organisation which regulates health and social care in England, Dame Jo Williams, has announced she will resign from the post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19520014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rapper Psy teaches 'Gangnam Style' :: Rapper Psy shows CNN's Nischelle Turner how to do his "Gangnam Style" music video dance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/07/bts-psy-vma-red-carpet.cnn?eref�ition

08-Sep-2012 23:00 10

Why Strauss Came Out on Top :: While others had the charisma and style, retiring England cricket captain Andrew Strauss had the rest.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444273704577633262030547648.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_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

Photo by KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS 1 hour 47 minutes ago - Yahoo! Eurosport UK :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/photos/murray-britain-hits-return-berdych-czech-republic-during-photo-185404210.html

Geography Strikes Back :: To understand today's global conflicts, forget economics and technology and take a hard look at a map, writes Robert D. Kaplan in the Saturday essay.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577635332556005436.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Opting Out of the 'Rug Rat Race' :: For success in the long run, brain power helps, but what our kids really need to learn is grit, says Paul Tough.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577635352783638934.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Hamilton on pole at Monza, Alonso 10th - Stuff.co.nz :: http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/motorsport/7641165/Hamilton-on-pole-at-Monza-Alonso-10th

Nokia Broadens Apology Over Claims at Phone Launch - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444273704577639722171451042.html

Tepid Jobs Growth Weighs on Obama, Fed :: America's employers added jobs at a tepid pace in August, posing a re-election challenge for Obama and raising the likelihood the Federal Reserve will step in to spur growth when it meets in the coming week.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577637191324704890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Woman's 'Untreatable' TB Echoes Globally :: The journey of a woman with one of India's first documented cases of "untreatable" tuberculosis exposes a blind spot in a medical bureaucracy that neglected to implement widespread treatment.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444273704577633431646496346.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

France's Richest Man Seeks Belgian Citizenship :: LVMH Chief Executive Bernard Arnault is seeking Belgian citizenship, a move that comes as France adds a tax on the wealthy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577639122983948302.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Curse of Russky Island strikes - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/best-of-political-analysis/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1502734%26objectid%3D10832762

Dirtier Lives: The Medicine We Need? :: A new book carries a fascinating argument: that infection with parasites prevents or ameliorates many diseases of inflammation, says Matt Ridley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577633400584241864.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

New iPhone Supports LTE :: Apple's next iPhone will be compatible with so-called LTE networks—including in the U.S., Europe and Asia—though it is unlikely to be available on every carrier.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577637903902952754.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Five Best: Tim Jeal :: The author of "Explorers of the Nile" recommends accounts of great African journeys.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443847404577631443636304450.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

5 Tips for Fitting it All in a Carry-On :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie628264bb0b3f1e4d2210900a39e23

Is Cruise Ship Liable for Perils on Shore? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ib77fbd093f8010aea1f8313bdc4c623

Iran Oil Exports Fall, Embassy Shut :: International sanctions helped drive down Iran's oil exports more than 40% in July, a new report said, while Canada said it had closed its embassy in Tehran and would expel all Iranian diplomats in Canada, as the U.S. and its allies continue efforts to isolate Tehran.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577637743226236760.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Do Gadgets Really Threaten Planes? :: The ban on electronic devices rests on anecdotes, not on hard evidence—because there isn't any.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444273704577637703253402734.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Police 'Tragedy' :: A police officer responding to an armed robbery at a deli in the Bronx mistakenly shot and killed a 20-year-old worker attempting to escape from the store early Friday, officials said.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577637910242101578.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Merkel Backs ECB, Bucking Critics :: Germany's government threw its support behind the ECB's plan to intervene in bond markets, countering a deluge of domestic criticism.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577637721749704112.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Noonan: The Democrats' Soft Extremism :: Obama is out of ideas, and Clinton's speech was unworthy of him.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577636443448520330.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Parties Weigh Convention Revamp - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577637793947006780.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

Mohammed Ibrahim: The Philanthropist of Honest Government :: Africa's cellphone billionaire, Mohammed Ibrahim, is offering a rich payoff for African leaders who don't take payoffs. He says it'll do for development what foreign aid never has.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444318104577587641175010510.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mortimer Zuckerman: Those Jobless Numbers Are Even Worse Than They Look :: Still above 8%—and closer to 19% in a truer accounting. Here's a plan for improvement.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444273704577635681206305056.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Pandora Shares Plunge on Apple Fears :: Shares of Pandora Media fell sharply on news that Apple is exploring its own competing Internet-radio service.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577637450049959564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

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

Donatella Versace :: It would be easy to categorize the perpetually tanned and toned designer as a fictional fashion character in a candy-coated fantasy—were she not such a shrewd powerhouse.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577601271248426172.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

It's a Little You, a Little Me :: How do you take a style you admire and make it your own? Learn from design luminaries who have been mentored by the best.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444301704577631481248211706.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Shale Revolution: What Could Go Wrong? :: Some forecasts peg North American energy independence at just a few years off, but other experts aren't so sure, writes John Bussey.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577635783532976456.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Apple Seeks to Create Pandora Rival :: Apple is in talks to license music for a custom-radio service similar to the popular one operated by Pandora Media, in what would be a bid by the hardware maker to expand its dominance in online music.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577636110080423398.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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08-Sep-2012 21:59

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Two bomb blasts strike Damascus :: Two bombs strike the Syrian capital Damascus, the first killing at least five members of the security forces, reports say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19515971#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Care regulator chair to resign :: The chair of the organisation which regulates health and social care in England, Dame Jo Williams, has announced she will resign from the post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19520014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

08-Sep-2012 21:59 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Convention Pop Quiz :: There was a lot of news that came out of the political conventions. Let's see how much you remembered. No peeking at the answers, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/collins-convention-pop-quiz.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Pot Helps Parenting :: I am a more loving, attentive and patient father when I take my prescribed marijuana medication.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/how-pot-helps-parenting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Character, Not Audacity :: President Obama's speech Thursday night was quite solid, but it lacked the audacity to tackle the big policy problems ahead.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/brooks-why-democrats-lead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cleaning Up the Economy :: The next four years are likely to be much better than the last four years.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/krugman-cleaning-up-the-economy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Organic Fable :: A study exposes the hype behind a pseudoscientific ideology. The future is nonorganic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/roger-cohen-the-organic-fable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

08-Sep-2012 20:58

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

Vladimir Putin on Group Sex & More Sex Talk by World Leaders - Daily Beast :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF1Qzs0ZO4bRpsRhyoJARhU72ek1A&url=http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/vladimir-putin-on-group-sex-more-sex-talk-by-world-leaders.html

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

08-Sep-2012 20:58 Obama

The Story of Barack Obama's Mother
:: Barack Obama's greatest influence was a woman most know nothing about. How her uncommon life shaped his worldview
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1729685,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Obama calls GOP 'dead wrong' for saying US in decline - Christian Science Monitor :: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0908/Obama-calls-GOP-dead-wrong-for-saying-US-in-decline

Tepid Jobs Growth Weighs on Obama, Fed :: America's employers added jobs at a tepid pace in August, posing a re-election challenge for Obama and raising the likelihood the Federal Reserve will step in to spur growth when it meets in the coming week.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577637191324704890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Democrats' Soft Extremism :: Obama is out of ideas, and Clinton's speech was unworthy of him.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577636443448520330.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Romney pounces on Obama over disappointing job news :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WFavSJc7O-U/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE87P01H20120908

Obama Sets Twitter Record With Stirring DNC Speech - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/07/obama-twitter-record-dnc-speech_n_1865870.html?utm_hp_ref%3Dtechnology

Obama draws biggest convention TV audience, Twitter record :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/W0SC3wCu_uw/us-usa-campaign-media-idUSBRE88619220120907

Obama takes slim post-convention lead over Romney: Reuters/Ipsos poll :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-wregzvjvYY/us-usa-campaign-poll-idUSBRE88619X20120907

Op-Ed Columnist: Character, Not Audacity :: President Obama's speech Thursday night was quite solid, but it lacked the audacity to tackle the big policy problems ahead.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/brooks-why-democrats-lead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Transformers 2 :: Obama was honest when he said he wanted to remake America.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577635292861508300.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Strassel: The Party that Obama Un-Built :: Where is the next generation of Democrats?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443686004577635422609097482.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


Obama

08-Sep-2012 19:57

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

Vladimir Putin on Group Sex & More Sex Talk by World Leaders - Daily Beast :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF1Qzs0ZO4bRpsRhyoJARhU72ek1A&url=http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/vladimir-putin-on-group-sex-more-sex-talk-by-world-leaders.html

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

08-Sep-2012 19:57 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Convention Pop Quiz :: There was a lot of news that came out of the political conventions. Let's see how much you remembered. No peeking at the answers, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/collins-convention-pop-quiz.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Pot Helps Parenting :: I am a more loving, attentive and patient father when I take my prescribed marijuana medication.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/how-pot-helps-parenting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Character, Not Audacity :: President Obama's speech Thursday night was quite solid, but it lacked the audacity to tackle the big policy problems ahead.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/brooks-why-democrats-lead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cleaning Up the Economy :: The next four years are likely to be much better than the last four years.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/krugman-cleaning-up-the-economy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Organic Fable :: A study exposes the hype behind a pseudoscientific ideology. The future is nonorganic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/roger-cohen-the-organic-fable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

08-Sep-2012 18:56

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

Vladimir Putin on Group Sex & More Sex Talk by World Leaders - Daily Beast :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF1Qzs0ZO4bRpsRhyoJARhU72ek1A&url=http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/vladimir-putin-on-group-sex-more-sex-talk-by-world-leaders.html

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

08-Sep-2012 18:56 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Convention Pop Quiz :: There was a lot of news that came out of the political conventions. Let's see how much you remembered. No peeking at the answers, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/collins-convention-pop-quiz.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Pot Helps Parenting :: I am a more loving, attentive and patient father when I take my prescribed marijuana medication.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/opinion/how-pot-helps-parenting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Character, Not Audacity :: President Obama's speech Thursday night was quite solid, but it lacked the audacity to tackle the big policy problems ahead.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/brooks-why-democrats-lead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cleaning Up the Economy :: The next four years are likely to be much better than the last four years.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/krugman-cleaning-up-the-economy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Organic Fable :: A study exposes the hype behind a pseudoscientific ideology. The future is nonorganic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/opinion/roger-cohen-the-organic-fable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

08-Sep-2012 17:54

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed :: A Christian girl, who has been detained on blasphemy charges for three weeks in Pakistan, is granted bail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19498970#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Two bomb blasts strike Damascus :: Two bombs strike the Syrian capital Damascus, the first killing at least five members of the security forces, reports say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19515971#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who's ahead in U.S. polls? :: CNN's John King steps to the magic wall to look at the favorability ratings of President Obama and Mitt Romney
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/09/06/exp-king-wall-favourability.cnn?eref�ition

08-Sep-2012 17:54 Apple

New iPhone Supports LTE :: Apple's next iPhone will be compatible with so-called LTE networks—including in the U.S., Europe and Asia—though it is unlikely to be available on every carrier.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577637903902952754.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Apple shares largely hold steady after hours - MarketWatch :: http://articles.marketwatch.com/2012-09-07/markets/33673500_1_apple-shares-iphone-lte

Apple Leaves Pandora With Radio Blues :: Apple's reported plans for a custom-radio service pose a major threat to Pandora.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577637692317958810.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Pandora Shares Plunge on Apple Fears :: Shares of Pandora Media fell sharply on news that Apple is exploring its own competing Internet-radio service.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443819404577637450049959564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Big week for gadgets ahead of new Apple iPhone - Newsday :: http://www.newsday.com/business/big-week-for-gadgets-ahead-of-new-apple-iphone-1.3973115

Apple Seeks to Create Pandora Rival :: Apple is in talks to license music for a custom-radio service similar to the popular one operated by Pandora Media, in what would be a bid by the hardware maker to expand its dominance in online music.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443589304577636110080423398.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


Apple

08-Sep-2012 16:53

Children 'lack cancer knowledge' :: Many children are not aware of the causes of cancer and some even believe it is contagious, suggest the results of a charity's poll.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19504674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ofqual 'breached own exam rules' :: A report claims Ofqual breached its own rules in allowing controversial changes to the way English GCSEs were graded this summer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19507226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The perils of blind athletics :: Damon Rose recalls his first experiences of disability sport as pretty confusing and painful.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19505082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'Hong' of Hong Kong :: Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet shadowy grove by a local village, sits a rare 200-year-old wild incense tree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/business/hong-kong-incense-plantation/index.html?eref�ition

How Clinton ad-libs winning speech :: Twenty years ago, I was standing next to a teleprompter operator in the cavernous Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit. Presidential candidate Bill Clinton was addressing the Detroit Economic Club, and I was guiding the teleprompter operator through his prepared text.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/opinion/kusnet-clinton-speech-style/index.html?eref�ition

Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed :: BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19508906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt has no immediate plan to raise fuel prices: Reddy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Wh0vIE_zFCs/india-lpg-diesel-kerosene-idINDEE88604120120907

China hopefuls jockey for power :: Divining what is going in China's opaque political world is like reading tea leaves: it may be interesting but it's ultimately a futile exercise.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/asia/china-leadership-change-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Stewart on Dems' diversity :: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" laughed at the display of diversity at the Democratic National Convention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/09/06/early-dnc-jon-stewart.cnn?eref�ition

Vladimir Putin on Group Sex & More Sex Talk by World Leaders - Daily Beast :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF1Qzs0ZO4bRpsRhyoJARhU72ek1A&url=http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/vladimir-putin-on-group-sex-more-sex-talk-by-world-leaders.html

VIDEO: Televisions get clever and bigger :: Smarter, bigger, clever and more transparent - David Reid takes a look at the fierce competition among TV manufacturers.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9749346.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One Direction win three MTV VMAs :: The former X Factor boy band win three awards, while Rihanna gets the trophy for video of the year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19515754#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Botnet 'controller' jailed in US :: A US hacker, who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers, is jailed for 30 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19517316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed :: A Christian girl, who has been detained on blasphemy charges for three weeks in Pakistan, is granted bail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19498970#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kindle HD vs. iPad: Which is best? :: Amazon unveils a device to compete with Apple's latest version of the iPad. CNN looks at how they stack up against each other.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/tech/mobile/ipad-kindle-comparison/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's first-term report card :: When he was elected, President Obama faced a high bar, a long to-do list and Republicans who were quick to admit they would not make his job easy. PolitiFact evaluated more than 500 promises and graded him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/06/politics/obama-report-card/index.html?eref�ition

Airport decision 'after election' :: The final decision on UK airport expansion - including a possible third runway at Heathrow - will be taken by the next government, ministers confirm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19517692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rule change to aid UK broadband :: The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19520294#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heart-rending choices in Syrian war :: Every hour in the Syrian civil war, medics face dilemmas: regime soldiers with perhaps unsurvivable injuries receive lethal injections while children are carried across front lines to ensure better care in government hospitals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/07/world/meast/syria-aleppo-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers vote to strike over pay :: Teachers in England vote for strikes over what they are calling the "erosion" of their pay and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19519839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US job growth misses expectations :: The US economy created a lower-than-expected 96,000 jobs in August, official figures show, while the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19519037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google opens data centre in Chile :: Search giant Google has decided to base its first Latin American data centre near the Chilean capital Santiago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19518307#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympians get own honours list :: Britain's Olympians and Paralympians are to be given their own honours list, Whitehall sources have told BBC News.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19516395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez looks to change his image :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seeks a new term in office by changing his image. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/07/romo-chavez-relection-bid.cnn?eref�ition

PM calls parliament logjam a negation of democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J0Bg37Xa2d4/parliament-manmohan-singh-disruption-idINDEE8860AL20120907

Hockey team rebuilt after crash tragedy :: CNN's Phil Black reports on a Russian hockey team's hometown support a year after it was wiped out by a plane crash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/09/07/black-healing-thru-hockey.cnn?eref�ition

Two bomb blasts strike Damascus :: Two bombs strike the Syrian capital Damascus, the first killing at least five members of the security forces, reports say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19515971#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 September 2012 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19501885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wildlife presenter Nutkins dies :: TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of 66.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19520824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest at men-only board of ECB :: The European Parliament postpones a hearing for a nominee to the European Central Bank's executive board over the lack of women in senior posts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19520785#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa