Friday, October 19, 2012

19-Oct-2012 23:14

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

UK mugged by eurozone banking union? :: Has UK been mugged by eurozone banking union?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elephant crushes Australian zookeeper - CNN :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF5ibGSjQvkWkyomSvQB2gmuYFvFA&url=http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-elephant-taronga-zoo/index.html

Deadly blast rocks Yemen military base - CNN :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGnBuP0Rkui95SkTM0s-GnBJLTQQA&url=http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/meast/yemen-blast/index.html

Elephant crushes Australian zookeeper :: A female zookeeper was seriously injured Friday after being "pinned" to a post by a young male Asian elephant during a routine training session at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-elephant-taronga-zoo/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Mass memory test record attempt :: Thousands of students will attempt to set a new world record for the highest number of people taking part in an experiement on Friday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20001945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Butterfly migration mystery solved :: The mysterious annual disappearance of a UK butterfly has been solved, scientists say after tracking the painted lady's migration route on radar.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/19991550

North Korea threatens South over propaganda balloons :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X4Wgm671fog/us-korea-north-idUSBRE89I09Y20121019

Subway aims to add 150 restaurants in India by 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/PgLbO9MhyMw/subway-india-idINDEE89I03Z20121019

19-Oct-2012 23:14 Obama

Obama Takes Election Fight to Rival's Turf :: Obama campaigned in Romney's backyard, offering voters a blistering criticism of his rival just hours before the two candidates share a stage at a dinner benefiting the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064793704962494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Henninger: The Un-President :: Barack Obama shows an unerring instinct for policy deniability.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062820162407596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo? :: Viewpoint: McCain's apology for a supporter's use of 'Hussein' won praise. But Barack Obama has nothing to hide
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newspapers in Salt Lake City, Tampa and Denver Endorse Obama - New York Times (blog) :: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/newspapers-in-salt-lake-city-tampa-and-denver-endorse-obama/

Suspect in Benghazi Attack Scoffs at U.S. :: Days after President Obama vowed to apprehend those behind the Sept. 11 attack on American diplomats, a suspected ringleader spent an evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama accuses Republican rival of suffering "Romnesia" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zqz6wix1IU8/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE89F07J20121019

FiveThirtyEight: Oct. 18: Obama Gains in Forecast on Resiliency in Swing State Polls :: Of the 13 polls of swing states released on Thursday, President Obama held leads in 11 of them, and his chances of winning the Electoral College improved to 70.4 percent, according to the forecast.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/oct-18-obama-gains-in-forecast-on-resiliency-in-swing-state-polls/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Poll: Obama Leads in Wisconsin, Iowa :: Obama retains steady leads over Romney in Wisconsin and Iowa, two battlegrounds drawing increased attention in the final sprint to Election Day, according to new polls.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578064972682344786.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Springsteen Helps Obama Lure Blue-Collar Votes in Ohio :: Bruce Springsteen joined former President Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio, part of the campaign's all-out effort to scrounge up every vote it can in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/springsteen-helps-obama-lure-blue-collar-votes-in-ohio.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama vs. Romney: Who Told the Best Jokes? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�6987805d6b3e5af7c0957ef1ad2c63

Obama, Romney Enjoy Some Comic Relief :: Obama and Romney shared a stage again, but this time the candidates traded punch lines instead of political punches at a white-tie charity event in New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592704578065471960072106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama, Romney Trade Barbs, Jokes at Al Smith Dinner :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i
2e619cdc1bec4e533aea9a96eed611


Noonan: The Year the Debates Mattered :: Will Obama's crass presidential style become the rule or prove an exception?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578065023315500416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Stewart Presses Obama on 'Daily Show' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i54386a4f78bf84073b90e18aaf83c0

Get Down off the Mountaintop


:: Obama needs to embrace politics if he wants to win this thing
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2126665,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Obama

19-Oct-2012 22:13

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Presidential rivals trade jokes :: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poke fun at themselves and each other at a charity fundraiser in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20000056#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

UK mugged by eurozone banking union? :: Has UK been mugged by eurozone banking union?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elephant crushes Australian zookeeper :: A female zookeeper was seriously injured Friday after being "pinned" to a post by a young male Asian elephant during a routine training session at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-elephant-taronga-zoo/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Mass memory test record attempt :: Thousands of students will attempt to set a new world record for the highest number of people taking part in an experiement on Friday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20001945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Butterfly migration mystery solved :: The mysterious annual disappearance of a UK butterfly has been solved, scientists say after tracking the painted lady's migration route on radar.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/19991550

North Korea threatens South over propaganda balloons :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X4Wgm671fog/us-korea-north-idUSBRE89I09Y20121019

Subway aims to add 150 restaurants in India by 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/PgLbO9MhyMw/subway-india-idINDEE89I03Z20121019

19-Oct-2012 22:13 Obama

Obama Takes Election Fight to Rival's Turf :: Obama campaigned in Romney's backyard, offering voters a blistering criticism of his rival just hours before the two candidates share a stage at a dinner benefiting the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064793704962494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Henninger: The Un-President :: Barack Obama shows an unerring instinct for policy deniability.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062820162407596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo? :: Viewpoint: McCain's apology for a supporter's use of 'Hussein' won praise. But Barack Obama has nothing to hide
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Suspect in Benghazi Attack Scoffs at U.S. :: Days after President Obama vowed to apprehend those behind the Sept. 11 attack on American diplomats, a suspected ringleader spent an evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Romney, Obama back on the attack after brief comedic truce; Obama diagnoses ... - Montreal Gazette :: http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Lighthearted%2Bcharity%2Bdinner%2Bprovides%2Brespite%2Bfrom%2Bincreasingly/7413196/story.html

Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama accuses Republican rival of suffering "Romnesia" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zqz6wix1IU8/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE89F07J20121019

Poll: Obama Leads in Wisconsin, Iowa :: Obama retains steady leads over Romney in Wisconsin and Iowa, two battlegrounds drawing increased attention in the final sprint to Election Day, according to new polls.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578064972682344786.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Springsteen Helps Obama Lure Blue-Collar Votes in Ohio :: Bruce Springsteen joined former President Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio, part of the campaign's all-out effort to scrounge up every vote it can in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/springsteen-helps-obama-lure-blue-collar-votes-in-ohio.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama vs. Romney: Who Told the Best Jokes? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�6987805d6b3e5af7c0957ef1ad2c63

Obama, Romney Enjoy Some Comic Relief :: Obama and Romney shared a stage again, but this time the candidates traded punch lines instead of political punches at a white-tie charity event in New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592704578065471960072106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama, Romney Trade Barbs, Jokes at Al Smith Dinner :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i
2e619cdc1bec4e533aea9a96eed611


Noonan: The Year the Debates Mattered :: Will Obama's crass presidential style become the rule or prove an exception?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578065023315500416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Stewart Presses Obama on 'Daily Show' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i54386a4f78bf84073b90e18aaf83c0

Get Down off the Mountaintop


:: Obama needs to embrace politics if he wants to win this thing
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2126665,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Obama

19-Oct-2012 21:12

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Peru hospital managers 'resign' :: About 90% of hospital managers in Peru have resigned in support of doctors who are striking over pay, union officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20000475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Binders bump Big Bird in post-debate chuckles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j6klWXT6pKs/us-usa-campaign-binders-idUSBRE89H1J420121019

Presidential rivals trade jokes :: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poke fun at themselves and each other at a charity fundraiser in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20000056#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

UK mugged by eurozone banking union? :: Has UK been mugged by eurozone banking union?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elephant crushes Australian zookeeper :: A female zookeeper was seriously injured Friday after being "pinned" to a post by a young male Asian elephant during a routine training session at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-elephant-taronga-zoo/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Mass memory test record attempt :: Thousands of students will attempt to set a new world record for the highest number of people taking part in an experiement on Friday.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20001945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Butterfly migration mystery solved :: The mysterious annual disappearance of a UK butterfly has been solved, scientists say after tracking the painted lady's migration route on radar.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/19991550

19-Oct-2012 21:12 Obama

Obama Takes Election Fight to Rival's Turf :: Obama campaigned in Romney's backyard, offering voters a blistering criticism of his rival just hours before the two candidates share a stage at a dinner benefiting the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064793704962494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rove: Obama Won the Debate but Is Losing the Argument :: On the essential question of who would be better at handling the economy, CNN found Mitt Romney ahead by 58% to 40%.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578062682928525340.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Henninger: The Un-President :: Barack Obama shows an unerring instinct for policy deniability.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062820162407596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo? :: Viewpoint: McCain's apology for a supporter's use of 'Hussein' won praise. But Barack Obama has nothing to hide
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

White tie and jokes: Top ten Obama, Romney zingers from Al Smith dinner (VIDEO) - Houston Chronicle (blog) :: http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012/10/white-tie-and-jokes-top-ten-obama-romney-zingers-from-al-smith-dinner-video/

Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama accuses Republican rival of suffering "Romnesia" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zqz6wix1IU8/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE89F07J20121019

Poll: Obama Leads in Wisconsin, Iowa :: Obama retains steady leads over Romney in Wisconsin and Iowa, two battlegrounds drawing increased attention in the final sprint to Election Day, according to new polls.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578064972682344786.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Suspect in Benghazi Attack Scoffs at U.S. :: Days after President Obama vowed to apprehend those behind the Sept. 11 attack on American diplomats, a suspected ringleader spent an evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Springsteen Helps Obama Lure Blue-Collar Votes in Ohio :: Bruce Springsteen joined former President Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio, part of the campaign's all-out effort to scrounge up every vote it can in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/springsteen-helps-obama-lure-blue-collar-votes-in-ohio.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama vs. Romney: Who Told the Best Jokes? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�6987805d6b3e5af7c0957ef1ad2c63

Obama, Romney Enjoy Some Comic Relief :: Obama and Romney shared a stage again, but this time the candidates traded punch lines instead of political punches at a white-tie charity event in New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592704578065471960072106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama, Romney Trade Barbs, Jokes at Al Smith Dinner :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i
2e619cdc1bec4e533aea9a96eed611


Noonan: The Year the Debates Mattered :: Will Obama's crass presidential style become the rule or prove an exception?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578065023315500416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Stewart Presses Obama on 'Daily Show' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i54386a4f78bf84073b90e18aaf83c0

Get Down off the Mountaintop


:: Obama needs to embrace politics if he wants to win this thing
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2126665,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Obama

19-Oct-2012 20:11

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Peru hospital managers 'resign' :: About 90% of hospital managers in Peru have resigned in support of doctors who are striking over pay, union officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20000475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Second man arrested in plot to bomb US Federal Reserve: NYT :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9okpRBfereE/us-usa-crime-bombplot-idUSBRE89I08Q20121019

Mobile revolution, economy trip up tech giants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yW54f0fBVMw/us-earnings-idUSBRE89I01M20121019

Binders bump Big Bird in post-debate chuckles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j6klWXT6pKs/us-usa-campaign-binders-idUSBRE89H1J420121019

Presidential rivals trade jokes :: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poke fun at themselves and each other at a charity fundraiser in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20000056#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

UK mugged by eurozone banking union? :: Has UK been mugged by eurozone banking union?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elephant crushes Australian zookeeper :: A female zookeeper was seriously injured Friday after being "pinned" to a post by a young male Asian elephant during a routine training session at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/australia-elephant-taronga-zoo/index.html?eref�ition

19-Oct-2012 20:11 Obama

Obama Takes Election Fight to Rival's Turf :: Obama campaigned in Romney's backyard, offering voters a blistering criticism of his rival just hours before the two candidates share a stage at a dinner benefiting the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064793704962494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rove: Obama Won the Debate but Is Losing the Argument :: On the essential question of who would be better at handling the economy, CNN found Mitt Romney ahead by 58% to 40%.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578062682928525340.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Henninger: The Un-President :: Barack Obama shows an unerring instinct for policy deniability.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062820162407596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo? :: Viewpoint: McCain's apology for a supporter's use of 'Hussein' won praise. But Barack Obama has nothing to hide
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Obama talks housing...on The Daily Show - CNN :: http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/19/news/economy/obama-housing/

Poll: Obama Leads in Wisconsin, Iowa :: Obama retains steady leads over Romney in Wisconsin and Iowa, two battlegrounds drawing increased attention in the final sprint to Election Day, according to new polls.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578064972682344786.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Suspect in Benghazi Attack Scoffs at U.S. :: Days after President Obama vowed to apprehend those behind the Sept. 11 attack on American diplomats, a suspected ringleader spent an evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Virginia, Obama accuses Romney of having "Romnesia" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zqz6wix1IU8/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE89F07J20121019

Springsteen Helps Obama Lure Blue-Collar Votes in Ohio :: Bruce Springsteen joined former President Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio, part of the campaign's all-out effort to scrounge up every vote it can in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/springsteen-helps-obama-lure-blue-collar-votes-in-ohio.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama vs. Romney: Who Told the Best Jokes? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�6987805d6b3e5af7c0957ef1ad2c63

Obama, Romney Enjoy Some Comic Relief :: Obama and Romney shared a stage again, but this time the candidates traded punch lines instead of political punches at a white-tie charity event in New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592704578065471960072106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama, Romney Trade Barbs, Jokes at Al Smith Dinner :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i
2e619cdc1bec4e533aea9a96eed611


Noonan: The Year the Debates Mattered :: Will Obama's crass presidential style become the rule or prove an exception?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578065023315500416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Stewart Presses Obama on 'Daily Show' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i54386a4f78bf84073b90e18aaf83c0

Get Down off the Mountaintop


:: Obama needs to embrace politics if he wants to win this thing
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2126665,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Obama

19-Oct-2012 19:10

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greeks Take to the Streets, Some Violently, in a Strike Over Austerity - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE_5JGWKPC7WDZ4I7QY8MUqwMlFPw&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/greek-workers-hold-national-strike-to-protest-austerity.html

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Peru hospital managers 'resign' :: About 90% of hospital managers in Peru have resigned in support of doctors who are striking over pay, union officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20000475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Binders bump Big Bird in post-debate chuckles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j6klWXT6pKs/us-usa-campaign-binders-idUSBRE89H1J420121019

Presidential rivals trade jokes :: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poke fun at themselves and each other at a charity fundraiser in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20000056#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fungus found in medicine in outbreak :: Investigators said Thursday they found the fungus Exserohilum in one medicine lot from the compounding pharmacy at the center of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/health/meningitis-outbreak/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

Dumped lover wins $30.5M lottery :: A 22-year-old finds himself $30.5 million richer after recently getting "dumped" and then winning the lottery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/10/18/man-gets-dumped-wins-lottery.whdh?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition

Newsweek had unique troubles as industry recovers :: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Newsweek's decision to stop publishing a print edition after 80 years and bet its life entirely on a digital future may be more a commentary on its own problems than a definitive statement on the health of the magazine industry....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_NEWSWEEK_PRINT_DEMISE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

19-Oct-2012 19:10 Obama

Obama Takes Election Fight to Rival's Turf :: Obama campaigned in Romney's backyard, offering voters a blistering criticism of his rival just hours before the two candidates share a stage at a dinner benefiting the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064793704962494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rove: Obama Won the Debate but Is Losing the Argument :: On the essential question of who would be better at handling the economy, CNN found Mitt Romney ahead by 58% to 40%.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578062682928525340.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Henninger: The Un-President :: Barack Obama shows an unerring instinct for policy deniability.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062820162407596.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo? :: Viewpoint: McCain's apology for a supporter's use of 'Hussein' won praise. But Barack Obama has nothing to hide
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Ryan says Obama stonewalling on Libya questions - Businessweek :: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-10-19/after-a-few-laughs-romney-obama-back-to-the-fray

Obama campaign claims Ohio poll leads - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b7c61632-19b4-11e2-a179-00144feabdc0.html

Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Suspect in Benghazi Attack Scoffs at U.S. :: Days after President Obama vowed to apprehend those behind the Sept. 11 attack on American diplomats, a suspected ringleader spent an evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/suspect-in-benghazi-attack-scoffs-at-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Springsteen Helps Obama Lure Blue-Collar Votes in Ohio :: Bruce Springsteen joined former President Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio, part of the campaign's all-out effort to scrounge up every vote it can in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/springsteen-helps-obama-lure-blue-collar-votes-in-ohio.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama, Romney Enjoy Some Comic Relief :: Obama and Romney shared a stage again, but this time the candidates traded punch lines instead of political punches at a white-tie charity event in New York.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592704578065471960072106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Obama, Romney Trade Barbs, Jokes at Al Smith Dinner :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i
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Poll: Obama Leads in Wisconsin, Iowa :: Obama retains steady leads over Romney in Wisconsin and Iowa, two battlegrounds drawing increased attention in the final sprint to Election Day, according to new polls.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444868204578064972682344786.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Year the Debates Mattered :: Will Obama's crass presidential style become the rule or prove an exception?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578065023315500416.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Stewart Presses Obama on 'Daily Show' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i54386a4f78bf84073b90e18aaf83c0

Get Down off the Mountaintop


:: Obama needs to embrace politics if he wants to win this thing
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2126665,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Obama

19-Oct-2012 18:09

Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/buffett-girls-safety/index.html?eref�ition

'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/ac-the-ridiculist-bad-report-cards.cnn?eref�ition

Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/tech/social-media/facebook-politics-friends/index.html?eref�ition

Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/imf-eu-analysis-stevens/index.html?eref�ition

IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/09/business/japan-imf-global-stability/index.html?eref�ition

Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/business/imf-lagarde-schauble/index.html?eref�ition

'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/10/opinion/ghitis-malala-yousufzai/index.html?eref�ition

Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/11/opinion/opinion-roundup-veep-debate/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Toxic legacy of China's growth :: The environmental cost of China's growth
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19995748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19966327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Johnny Depp's latest business venture?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19993617#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2012/10/18/ctw-wingmen-and-failed-base-jumper.cnn?eref�ition

Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/showbiz/anita-hartig-opera-soprano-romanian/index.html?eref�ition

Dale Farm families reflect on 'bad year' :: A year on, what has happened to the Dale Farm families?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19976630#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boris urges city-wide school body :: London mayor Boris Johnson calls for a city-wide body to deal with education in the capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19980071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/17/politics/debate-women/index.html?eref�ition

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q9KGxUOD5qE/us-usa-health-meningitis-idUSBRE89H1DM20121019

Locked in tight race, Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tph4giwdF78/us-usa-campaign-obama-romney-idUSBRE89I05F20121019

Peru hospital managers 'resign' :: About 90% of hospital managers in Peru have resigned in support of doctors who are striking over pay, union officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20000475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile revolution, economy trip up tech giants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yW54f0fBVMw/us-earnings-idUSBRE89I01M20121019

Binders bump Big Bird in post-debate chuckles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j6klWXT6pKs/us-usa-campaign-binders-idUSBRE89H1J420121019

Presidential rivals trade jokes :: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poke fun at themselves and each other at a charity fundraiser in New York.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20000056#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fungus found in medicine in outbreak :: Investigators said Thursday they found the fungus Exserohilum in one medicine lot from the compounding pharmacy at the center of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/health/meningitis-outbreak/index.html?eref�ition

Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19992538#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Romney challenged on 'binders' remark :: Mitt Romney is being challenged about the details of hiring women to top positions as he stated in the debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/18/politics/campaign-women/index.html?eref�ition

CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was carried out by militants, not a spontaneous mob upset about an American-made video ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, U.S. officials have told The Associated Press....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_US_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Dumped lover wins $30.5M lottery :: A 22-year-old finds himself $30.5 million richer after recently getting "dumped" and then winning the lottery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/10/18/man-gets-dumped-wins-lottery.whdh?eref�ition

Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/18/pkg-curry-rolling-stones-at-50.cnn?eref�ition

Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/europe/europe-indepedence-movement/index.html?eref�ition

Drunk workers 'harm Afghan relations' :: The amateur video shows men, shirtless and seeming dangerously drunk, rolling on the ground or staggering near a counter top covered with booze bottles. Another part of the video shows a man babbling incoherently with a syringe nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/asia/afghanistan-drunk-videos/index.html?eref�ition