Wednesday, November 14, 2012

14-Nov-2012 23:27

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 23:27 Charles

Proposition 30: Molly and Charles Munger Spent $79.1 Million Battling Jerry Brown - LA Weekly (blog) :: http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/11/proposition_30_charles_munger_jerry_brown.php

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger Jr. drops another $13 million to fight tax initiative and boost ... - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21865681/charles-munger-jr-drops-another-13-million-fight

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

Protesters visit Charles Munger Jr. at home - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/11/charles-munger-protest.html


Charles

14-Nov-2012 22:26

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 22:26 Charles

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger Jr. drops another $13 million to fight tax initiative and boost ... - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21865681/charles-munger-jr-drops-another-13-million-fight

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

Protesters visit Charles Munger Jr. at home - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/11/charles-munger-protest.html


Charles

14-Nov-2012 21:25

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 21:25 Charles

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger Jr. drops another $13 million to fight tax initiative and boost ... - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21865681/charles-munger-jr-drops-another-13-million-fight

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

Protesters visit Charles Munger Jr. at home - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/11/charles-munger-protest.html


Charles

14-Nov-2012 20:28

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 20:28 Charles

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story

Charles Munger Jr. drops another $13 million to fight tax initiative and boost ... - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_21865681/charles-munger-jr-drops-another-13-million-fight

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

Protesters visit Charles Munger Jr. at home - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/11/charles-munger-protest.html


Charles

14-Nov-2012 19:23

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 19:23 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation :: David Petraeus, the spymaster who could not keep his salacious secrets.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/opinion/dowd-reputation-reputation-reputation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: China's Great Shame :: Why won't the Chinese government allow the true tale to be told of the Great Famine?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/opinion/chinas-great-shame.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Siren and the Spook :: In clucking over the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair, we're casting roles and assigning blame with our usual chauvinism.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/bruni-the-siren-and-the-spook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama the Dealmaker :: To build a great middle-class economy, President Obama must isolate those who distract with their partisan incentives and instead present a clear offer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/brooks-obama-the-dealmaker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Texas Prosecutor Faces Justice :: Too often, a prosecutor's conduct goes unchallenged. Not this time.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/nocera-a-texas-prosecutor-faces-justice.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deluding Ourselves Over the Fiscal Cliff :: We're going down the wrong path. It's simply not true that we can cut taxes and produce revenue by trimming some of our favorite deductions. It sounds good, but it's unrealistic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/rubin-deluding-ourselves-over-the-fiscal-cliff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Romney Is President :: Listen closely and hear the death rattle of the white male patriarchy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/opinion/sunday/dowd-romney-is-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: In Spielberg's 'Lincoln,' Passive Black Characters :: It's disappointing that in a movie devoted to explaining the abolition of slavery, the African-American characters do little but wait for white men to liberate them.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/in-spielbergs-lincoln-passive-black-characters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

14-Nov-2012 18:22

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Greece approves austerity cuts :: The Greek parliament early Thursday narrowly adopted a new round of austerity cuts that are required for Greece to receive the next installment of a crucial international economic bailout.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/europe/greece-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

Editor who unveiled rich list acquitted :: A Greek investigative journalist was acquitted of criminal charges Thursday after he published the names of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, a move that embarrassed the country's political and business elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/europe/greece-journalist-trial/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 18:22 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: China's Great Shame :: Why won't the Chinese government allow the true tale to be told of the Great Famine?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/opinion/chinas-great-shame.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation :: David Petraeus, the spymaster who could not keep his salacious secrets.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/opinion/dowd-reputation-reputation-reputation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Siren and the Spook :: In clucking over the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair, we're casting roles and assigning blame with our usual chauvinism.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/bruni-the-siren-and-the-spook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama the Dealmaker :: To build a great middle-class economy, President Obama must isolate those who distract with their partisan incentives and instead present a clear offer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/brooks-obama-the-dealmaker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Texas Prosecutor Faces Justice :: Too often, a prosecutor's conduct goes unchallenged. Not this time.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/nocera-a-texas-prosecutor-faces-justice.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deluding Ourselves Over the Fiscal Cliff :: We're going down the wrong path. It's simply not true that we can cut taxes and produce revenue by trimming some of our favorite deductions. It sounds good, but it's unrealistic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/rubin-deluding-ourselves-over-the-fiscal-cliff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Romney Is President :: Listen closely and hear the death rattle of the white male patriarchy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/opinion/sunday/dowd-romney-is-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: In Spielberg's 'Lincoln,' Passive Black Characters :: It's disappointing that in a movie devoted to explaining the abolition of slavery, the African-American characters do little but wait for white men to liberate them.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/in-spielbergs-lincoln-passive-black-characters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

14-Nov-2012 17:21

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali: One festival, many customs :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

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

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Venice floods :: Heavy floods hit the Italian city
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20294366#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Maker Faire Africa :: Designers from across the continent
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20294969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown :: Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20166740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 12 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20294970#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What will Obama's win mean for Africa? :: Newly re-elected Barack Obama is hugely popular on the continent -- but has he been less engaged with Africa than previous presidents?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's expectations of Obama :: Taken at face value, a Barack Obama presidency should be a big deal for Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/opinion/us-election-obama-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

How China chooses its leaders :: Next week, China will announce its next generation of leaders. Here's how the process works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: 'The best is yet to come' :: President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/11/07/election-obama-victory-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Robertson reports from inside Syria :: Arab League monitors attacked from both sides in the uprising in Syria. Report by Nic Robertson. January 2012
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/01/16/robertson-syria-town-under-fire.cnn?eref�ition

How BBC's Newsnight got it wrong :: CNN's Dan Rivers reports on trouble at the top of the BBC as Director General George Entwistle submits his resignation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/11/rivers-dnt-bbc-leader-resigns.cnn?eref�ition

The rise and fast fall of 'Incurious George' :: It was a label George Entwistle did not like -- but it contributed to him resigning after the BBC falsely aired abuse claims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/11/world/europe/uk-entwistle-profile/index.html?eref�ition

The fashion cult cut from a different cloth :: Sewage-lined streets, crumbling concrete homes and jagged sheets of metal are in stark contrast to the formally dressed man standing proudly in the middle of it all.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/africa/congo-sapeur-fashion/index.html?eref�ition

Thoughts and fears on the front line :: The fear of life on the front-line in Afghanistan is captured by a paratrooper-turned artist, Derek Eland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/09/curry-uk-war-artist-armistice.cnn?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

What Obama faces in his second term :: Even before he takes the oath of office for a second time, President Barack Obama has a crisis on his hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/analysis-obama-second-term-issues/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: This is why Romney lost :: Before Republicans went looking for answers Tuesday night, some of them went looking for the remote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/why-romney-lost/index.html?eref�ition

How China saw U.S. election results :: China was a whipping boy on the U.S. campaign trail. So now that incumbent Barack Obama is savoring victory, Beijing will be breathing a sigh of relief.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/china-us-election-reaction-stout/index.html?eref�ition

What Americans want from Obama :: Law student Blake Rider summed up the feelings of many Democrats late Tuesday night:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/obama-election-reax-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

EU hits back at IMF over austerity :: Are the austerity measures imposed on struggling eurozone countries contributing to a deepening recession in the region?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/07/business/eu-imf-austerity/index.html?eref�ition

14-Nov-2012 17:21 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: China's Great Shame :: Why won't the Chinese government allow the true tale to be told of the Great Famine?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/opinion/chinas-great-shame.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Siren and the Spook :: In clucking over the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair, we're casting roles and assigning blame with our usual chauvinism.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/bruni-the-siren-and-the-spook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama the Dealmaker :: To build a great middle-class economy, President Obama must isolate those who distract with their partisan incentives and instead present a clear offer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/brooks-obama-the-dealmaker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Texas Prosecutor Faces Justice :: Too often, a prosecutor's conduct goes unchallenged. Not this time.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/nocera-a-texas-prosecutor-faces-justice.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deluding Ourselves Over the Fiscal Cliff :: We're going down the wrong path. It's simply not true that we can cut taxes and produce revenue by trimming some of our favorite deductions. It sounds good, but it's unrealistic.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/rubin-deluding-ourselves-over-the-fiscal-cliff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Romney Is President :: Listen closely and hear the death rattle of the white male patriarchy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/opinion/sunday/dowd-romney-is-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: In Spielberg's 'Lincoln,' Passive Black Characters :: It's disappointing that in a movie devoted to explaining the abolition of slavery, the African-American characters do little but wait for white men to liberate them.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/opinion/in-spielbergs-lincoln-passive-black-characters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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