Thursday, November 15, 2012

15-Nov-2012 23:51

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hey, is that ME in 450-year-old art? :: 'Is that ME in that 450-year-old painting?' CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a student who found his "twin" on the wall.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/13/tsr-pkg-long-lost-art-twin-moos.cnn?eref�ition

15-Nov-2012 23:51 BP

BP settlement not the final word in spill story - CNN :: http://money.cnn.com/2012/11/15/news/companies/bp-settlement/?source%3Dcnn_bin

BP agrees to record criminal penalties for U.S. oil spill :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HX97pgbTNcY/us-bp-spill-idUSBRE8AE1AC20121115

BP to Admit Crimes and Pay $4.5 Billion in Gulf Settlement :: The British oil company said it would plead guilty to 14 criminal charges tied to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico; three employees also faced criminal charges.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/16/business/global/16iht-bp16.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

BP to pay record fine for 2010 spill: sources :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BreCMaw8ISI/us-bp-spill-plea-idUSBRE8AE08F20121115


BP

15-Nov-2012 22:50

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hey, is that ME in 450-year-old art? :: 'Is that ME in that 450-year-old painting?' CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a student who found his "twin" on the wall.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/13/tsr-pkg-long-lost-art-twin-moos.cnn?eref�ition

15-Nov-2012 22:50 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

Charles Munger, Jr.: 'No Plans to Run More Initiatives' - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2012/11/charles-munger-jr-no-plans-to-run-more-initiatives/

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

15-Nov-2012 21:49

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hey, is that ME in 450-year-old art? :: 'Is that ME in that 450-year-old painting?' CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a student who found his "twin" on the wall.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/13/tsr-pkg-long-lost-art-twin-moos.cnn?eref�ition

15-Nov-2012 21:49 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

Charles Munger, Jr.: 'No Plans to Run More Initiatives' - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2012/11/charles-munger-jr-no-plans-to-run-more-initiatives/

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

15-Nov-2012 20:49

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

John McAfee denies Belize murder :: Computer security pioneer John McAfee says he is hiding from police in Belize, who want to speak him over the killing of a US businessman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20335004#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

15-Nov-2012 20:49 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

Charles Munger, Jr.: 'No Plans to Run More Initiatives' - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2012/11/charles-munger-jr-no-plans-to-run-more-initiatives/

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

15-Nov-2012 19:47

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

Death prompts Ireland abortion debate :: Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws are under fire after an Indian woman living there died after being refused an abortion last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/europe/ireland-abortion-controversy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

15-Nov-2012 19:47 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

Charles Munger, Jr.: 'No Plans to Run More Initiatives' - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2012/11/charles-munger-jr-no-plans-to-run-more-initiatives/

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

15-Nov-2012 18:46

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

Death prompts Ireland abortion debate :: Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws are under fire after an Indian woman living there died after being refused an abortion last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/europe/ireland-abortion-controversy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: Ken Burns on the day people thought the world ended
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

15-Nov-2012 18:46 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

Charles Munger, Jr.: 'No Plans to Run More Initiatives' - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2012/11/charles-munger-jr-no-plans-to-run-more-initiatives/

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

15-Nov-2012 17:45

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

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

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

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

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

Could Spain lose 20% of economy? :: It's September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners "Catalonia -- The next state in Europe" and "Independencia."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/business/catalonia-independence-spain/index.html?eref�ition

Pacific nations create marine parks :: Last week, while most of the western world was focused on the approaching presidential election in the United States and a potentially disastrous hurricane making landfall in New Orleans, a group of seemingly small nations gathered on the Island of Rarotonga and changed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/03/opinion/eco-solutions-pacific-ocean-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Tasmanian Devils dying out :: Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-tasmanian-devil-cancer/index.html?eref�ition

Button: U.S. return is important for F1 :: Formula One has yet to win over the United States, but former world champion Jenson Button hopes this weekend's race in Texas will be the start of something big.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/motorsport/button-hamilton-mclaren-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Beginning of ground attack? :: CNN's Hala Gorani explains why Israel hit Gaza killing a Hamas leader and what it could mean for a region rife with war and tension.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/meast/israel-gaza-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NceaUbMy74s/us-palestinians-israel-hamas-idUSBRE8AD0WP20121114

Death prompts Ireland abortion debate :: Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws are under fire after an Indian woman living there died after being refused an abortion last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/europe/ireland-abortion-controversy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Filmmaker Ken Burns on the 'dust bowl' drought :: The day people thought the world was ending
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20301451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

15-Nov-2012 17:45 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