Sunday, December 2, 2012

02-Dec-2012 23:34

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20549091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iran: Nuclear enrichment advances with 'intensity' - Salon :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEhWWZ989AA0Xj2oP9y1r_I6iJm_g&url=http://www.salon.com/2012/11/28/iran_nuclear_enrichment_advances_with_intensity/

'Sandwich carers' under pressure :: The pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on all aspects of family life, a survey suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20541700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the era of the war trophy over? :: The SAS soldier detained for keeping an Iraqi pistol has thrown a spotlight on war trophies. Have they become a thing of the past?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20532761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Water bonanza at Mercury's pole :: A long-held guess that water exists at Mercury's north pole is proven, and the answer may give hints as to how all the inner planets got their water.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20553879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 30 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 November 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20556431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The mythical 'war on men' :: Some years ago, I appeared on a well-known television talk show opposite four "angry white men": four men who believed they had been discriminated against in the workplace by affirmative action programs initiated, they argued, by feminist women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/living/war-on-men/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinian bid 'solves nothing' :: Thinking about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' efforts this week to gain observer status as a nonmember state, I'm reminded of one of my favorite "Seinfeld" episodes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/opinion/miller-abbas-un-statehood/index.html?eref�ition

UK hack report: Who won? Who lost? :: A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a feature of national life for many years. But now a high court judge, Lord Justice Leveson, has decided the government must intervene to ensure it behaves itself. Will this prove a watershed moment for tabloid newspapers? Or will they revert to type?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/uk-leveson-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

'We must fight' for internet freedom :: The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Why Congo needs our help :: Some of the bravest people I know are cowering today in eastern Congo, wondering where their supporters are. While our daily news zeroes in on Syria and Gaza, the fiscal cliff and Christmas sales, our friends in the war-ravaged part of the immense, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo are once again convulsed in a conflict they did not choose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/sirkin-congo-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution key to free school deal :: Failing to teach evolution by natural selection in science lessons could lead to new free schools losing their funding under government changes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20547195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to bridge U.S. fiscal cliff :: America's fiscal policy faces an apparent Hobson's choice. On the one hand, we need to tame federal deficit spending by imposing new across-the-board spending cuts and higher taxes. We are told that if we do not act on this soon, the debt markets will choke on the overabundance of government debt issued to fund those deficits, causing interest rates to climb. As a result, businesses and homeowners will be unable to borrow on reasonable terms, which will lead to a slowdown of the economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/kleinbard-fiscal-cliff/index.html?eref�ition

Tech investor in Tube sex assault :: Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20554447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' :: Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20562697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

02-Dec-2012 23:34 10

The Green Party :: A look at some of the most beautiful gardens in the world designed by Madison Cox.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578121501039943028.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

In Sweden, Playtime Goes Gender-Neutral :: A vision of gender-neutrality in toy-buying is coming to life in Sweden, where Top-Toy Group, a licensee of the Toys "R" Us brand, has published a gender-blind catalog for the Christmas season.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324205404578147373422297406.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Father of Fractals :: The pioneering mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot spotted a common thread in complex shapes such as clouds, coastlines and Romanesco broccoli. Stephen Wolfram reviews "The Fractalist."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324439804578107271772910506.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Egypt Splits Over New Constitution :: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's fight with the country's judiciary and opposition groups escalated after he set a mid-December date for a referendum on a draft constitution that its detractors say is illegitimate and exclusionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578154631957673430.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Reports: Delta in talks to buy 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways - CanadianBusiness.com :: http://www.canadianbusiness.com/article/108811--reports-delta-in-talks-to-buy-49-per-cent-stake-in-virgin-atlantic-airways

Palestinian president returns triumphantly from UN - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10851628

Five killed in Japan as expressway tunnel ceiling collapses onto traffic - South China Morning Post :: http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1096047/five-killed-japan-expressway-tunnel-ceiling-collapses-traffic

Cyber Warfare: Missile Can Cripple Computers - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1019596

$9K Artwork Bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�17c7ec0824e1db548dd7e4b5108bcd

Suicide bombers attack U.S. base in Afghanistan :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GtsrfkAhR7E/us-afghanistan-jalalabad-explosions-idUSBRE8B100X20121202

Soccer: A Wimbledon-Wimbledon Situation :: An emotional soccer game for fans in a part of London more famous for tennis made for painful reminders about how rarely English teams relocate.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324355904578155024076041196.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Taliban Attack U.S. Base in Jalalabad :: Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated assault on a key coalition base in eastern Afghanistan, in an apparent attempt to break through the perimeter of the heavily fortified installation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578154391983699994.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

'It's Just a Dog. Get Over It.' :: The death of a pet is often dismissed. But treating loss with gravity is better for animals—and humans.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149114180021392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The SEC Officially Rules the Universe :: Alabama's win over Georgia Saturday in the only relevant conference title game showed yet again how SEC has become college football's ruling empire.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153942803728504.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

NFL Player Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide :: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before driving to the team's practice facility and killing himself in front of team officials.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153183102741740.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

At least three dead after Japan tunnel collapse: TV :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2rzIpryBSjk/us-japan-tunnel-idUSBRE8B101P20121202

Crocodile Snatches 9-Year-Old Boy :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4c32c6ea918796ccecec11103668d3

Scientist's Nazi-Era Past Haunts Space Prize :: Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, the scientific community is still fractured over the legacy of Nazi science—a conflict underscored by the clash over the prestigious Strughold prize.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578101393870218834.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mexico Swears in President Amid Violent Protests :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�7e650e7dcb18151430332104920f89

Make Mine a Mini :: Do you really want a Martini the size of your head? Diminutive drinks are the next big (little) thing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323830404578143231998981460.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Mansfield: The Crisis of American Self-Government :: Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's 'pet dissenter,' on the 2012 election, the real cost of entitlements, and why he sees reason for hope.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149292503121124.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Drawn-Out Crisis---It's the Obama Way :: The president seems to prefer frustration to good-faith negotiation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149632649232810.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Unsolved Mystery of Why You Just Yawned :: You might think we would know why we yawn, yet it has no obvious need, function or effect, says Matt Ridley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578143174255401726.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.S. Pressures Turkey Over Iran Trade :: Washington and Ankara are on a collision course over Turkey's surging sales of gold to Iran, as the U.S. Congress and Treasury focus on cutting off the trade.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578150803540506358.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Most Important Garden Designer You've Never Heard Of :: Madison Cox has kept a low profile while creating a series of stunningly original gardens around the globe. Meet the designer whose plantings are as gracefully in tune with the landscape as the man who put them there.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578115393668183954.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Sam Blakeslee leaves office, with challenges ahead - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_22102035/sam-blakeslee-leaves-office-challenges-ahead

The Ups and Downs of Making Elevators Go :: Otis fellow Theresa Christy has spent 25 years figuring out how to make elevators run as perfectly as possible—and that means getting riders into a car in less than 20 seconds.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578143200385871618.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Caleb Rossiter: How Washington, D.C., Schools Cheat Their Students Twice :: Kids who fail their courses go to phony Credit Recovery classes. No wonder so many high-school graduates are at or near a fifth-grade level.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131361948093492.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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02-Dec-2012 22:33

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20549091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Sandwich carers' under pressure :: The pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on all aspects of family life, a survey suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20541700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the era of the war trophy over? :: The SAS soldier detained for keeping an Iraqi pistol has thrown a spotlight on war trophies. Have they become a thing of the past?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20532761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Water bonanza at Mercury's pole :: A long-held guess that water exists at Mercury's north pole is proven, and the answer may give hints as to how all the inner planets got their water.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20553879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 30 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 November 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20556431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The mythical 'war on men' :: Some years ago, I appeared on a well-known television talk show opposite four "angry white men": four men who believed they had been discriminated against in the workplace by affirmative action programs initiated, they argued, by feminist women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/living/war-on-men/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinian bid 'solves nothing' :: Thinking about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' efforts this week to gain observer status as a nonmember state, I'm reminded of one of my favorite "Seinfeld" episodes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/opinion/miller-abbas-un-statehood/index.html?eref�ition

UK hack report: Who won? Who lost? :: A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a feature of national life for many years. But now a high court judge, Lord Justice Leveson, has decided the government must intervene to ensure it behaves itself. Will this prove a watershed moment for tabloid newspapers? Or will they revert to type?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/uk-leveson-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

'We must fight' for internet freedom :: The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Why Congo needs our help :: Some of the bravest people I know are cowering today in eastern Congo, wondering where their supporters are. While our daily news zeroes in on Syria and Gaza, the fiscal cliff and Christmas sales, our friends in the war-ravaged part of the immense, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo are once again convulsed in a conflict they did not choose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/sirkin-congo-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution key to free school deal :: Failing to teach evolution by natural selection in science lessons could lead to new free schools losing their funding under government changes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20547195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to bridge U.S. fiscal cliff :: America's fiscal policy faces an apparent Hobson's choice. On the one hand, we need to tame federal deficit spending by imposing new across-the-board spending cuts and higher taxes. We are told that if we do not act on this soon, the debt markets will choke on the overabundance of government debt issued to fund those deficits, causing interest rates to climb. As a result, businesses and homeowners will be unable to borrow on reasonable terms, which will lead to a slowdown of the economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/kleinbard-fiscal-cliff/index.html?eref�ition

Tech investor in Tube sex assault :: Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20554447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' :: Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20562697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

02-Dec-2012 22:33 10

FAA Seeks Tighter Oversight Of Outside Maintenance On Commercial Aircraft :: Federal regulators, seeking to plug nagging safety loopholes, are proposing tighter rules for industry and government oversight of outside contractors that maintain airliners and a broad array of other commercial aircraft.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115714228605972.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

In Sweden, Playtime Goes Gender-Neutral :: A vision of gender-neutrality in toy-buying is coming to life in Sweden, where Top-Toy Group, a licensee of the Toys "R" Us brand, has published a gender-blind catalog for the Christmas season.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324205404578147373422297406.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Father of Fractals :: The pioneering mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot spotted a common thread in complex shapes such as clouds, coastlines and Romanesco broccoli. Stephen Wolfram reviews "The Fractalist."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324439804578107271772910506.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Egypt Splits Over New Constitution :: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's fight with the country's judiciary and opposition groups escalated on Sunday after he set a mid-December date for a referendum on a draft constitution that its detractors say is illegitimate and exclusionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578154631957673430.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Egypt's opposition alliance calls for protests - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-uk-egypt-opposition-protestsbre8b10eg-20121202,0,642698.story

FA Cup Draw: West Ham To Host Manchester United - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1019614/fa-cup-draw-west-ham-to-host-manchester-united

Striking high court throws Egypt into deeper chaos Add to ... - Globe and Mail :: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/striking-high-court-throws-egypt-into-deeper-chaos/article5898109/

Toddler's Death Prompts Review of 2 Other Deaths :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i 08690af795b6930106cbff16511c28

Kim Kardashian Sparks Protests In Bahrain - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1019389

Cyber Warfare: Missile Can Cripple Computers - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1019596

$9K Artwork Bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�17c7ec0824e1db548dd7e4b5108bcd

Suicide bombers attack U.S. base in Afghanistan :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GtsrfkAhR7E/us-afghanistan-jalalabad-explosions-idUSBRE8B100X20121202

Soccer: A Wimbledon-Wimbledon Situation :: An emotional soccer game for fans in a part of London more famous for tennis made for painful reminders about how rarely English teams relocate.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324355904578155024076041196.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Taliban Attack U.S. Base in Jalalabad :: Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated assault on a key coalition base in eastern Afghanistan, in an apparent attempt to break through the perimeter of the heavily fortified installation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578154391983699994.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

'It's Just a Dog. Get Over It.' :: The death of a pet is often dismissed. But treating loss with gravity is better for animals—and humans.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149114180021392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The SEC Officially Rules the Universe :: Alabama's win over Georgia Saturday in the only relevant conference title game showed yet again how SEC has become college football's ruling empire.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153942803728504.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

NFL Player Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide :: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before driving to the team's practice facility and killing himself in front of team officials.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153183102741740.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

At least three dead after Japan tunnel collapse: TV :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2rzIpryBSjk/us-japan-tunnel-idUSBRE8B101P20121202

Crocodile Snatches 9-Year-Old Boy :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4c32c6ea918796ccecec11103668d3

Scientist's Nazi-Era Past Haunts Space Prize :: Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, the scientific community is still fractured over the legacy of Nazi science—a conflict underscored by the clash over the prestigious Strughold prize.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578101393870218834.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mexico Swears in President Amid Violent Protests :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�7e650e7dcb18151430332104920f89

Make Mine a Mini :: Do you really want a Martini the size of your head? Diminutive drinks are the next big (little) thing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323830404578143231998981460.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

No Easy Money in Munis :: The market for these tax-exempt bonds has gotten pricey and risky at the same time. Patient investors should be rewarded, while the hasty could be sorry.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578151410698929272.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Harvey Mansfield: The Crisis of American Self-Government :: Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's 'pet dissenter,' on the 2012 election, the real cost of entitlements, and why he sees reason for hope.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149292503121124.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Drawn-Out Crisis---It's the Obama Way :: The president seems to prefer frustration to good-faith negotiation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149632649232810.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Unsolved Mystery of Why You Just Yawned :: You might think we would know why we yawn, yet it has no obvious need, function or effect, says Matt Ridley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578143174255401726.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.S. Pressures Turkey Over Iran Trade :: Washington and Ankara are on a collision course over Turkey's surging sales of gold to Iran, as the U.S. Congress and Treasury focus on cutting off the trade.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578150803540506358.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Most Important Garden Designer You've Never Heard Of :: Madison Cox has kept a low profile while creating a series of stunningly original gardens around the globe. Meet the designer whose plantings are as gracefully in tune with the landscape as the man who put them there.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578115393668183954.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe


10

02-Dec-2012 21:32

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20549091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Sandwich carers' under pressure :: The pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on all aspects of family life, a survey suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20541700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the era of the war trophy over? :: The SAS soldier detained for keeping an Iraqi pistol has thrown a spotlight on war trophies. Have they become a thing of the past?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20532761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Water bonanza at Mercury's pole :: A long-held guess that water exists at Mercury's north pole is proven, and the answer may give hints as to how all the inner planets got their water.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20553879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 30 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 November 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20556431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The mythical 'war on men' :: Some years ago, I appeared on a well-known television talk show opposite four "angry white men": four men who believed they had been discriminated against in the workplace by affirmative action programs initiated, they argued, by feminist women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/living/war-on-men/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinian bid 'solves nothing' :: Thinking about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' efforts this week to gain observer status as a nonmember state, I'm reminded of one of my favorite "Seinfeld" episodes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/opinion/miller-abbas-un-statehood/index.html?eref�ition

UK hack report: Who won? Who lost? :: A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a feature of national life for many years. But now a high court judge, Lord Justice Leveson, has decided the government must intervene to ensure it behaves itself. Will this prove a watershed moment for tabloid newspapers? Or will they revert to type?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/uk-leveson-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

'We must fight' for internet freedom :: The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Why Congo needs our help :: Some of the bravest people I know are cowering today in eastern Congo, wondering where their supporters are. While our daily news zeroes in on Syria and Gaza, the fiscal cliff and Christmas sales, our friends in the war-ravaged part of the immense, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo are once again convulsed in a conflict they did not choose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/sirkin-congo-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution key to free school deal :: Failing to teach evolution by natural selection in science lessons could lead to new free schools losing their funding under government changes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20547195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to bridge U.S. fiscal cliff :: America's fiscal policy faces an apparent Hobson's choice. On the one hand, we need to tame federal deficit spending by imposing new across-the-board spending cuts and higher taxes. We are told that if we do not act on this soon, the debt markets will choke on the overabundance of government debt issued to fund those deficits, causing interest rates to climb. As a result, businesses and homeowners will be unable to borrow on reasonable terms, which will lead to a slowdown of the economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/kleinbard-fiscal-cliff/index.html?eref�ition

Tech investor in Tube sex assault :: Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20554447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico's Peña Nieto Talks to TIME: 'We Can Move Beyond the Drug War' - TIME :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGzAIVPNBcFZUB_JVdwvI4fGz6KJw&url=http://world.time.com/2012/11/30/mexicos-pena-nieto-talks-to-time-we-can-move-beyond-the-drug-war/?iid%3Dgs-main-lead

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' :: Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20562697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

02-Dec-2012 21:31 10

FAA Seeks Tighter Oversight Of Outside Maintenance On Commercial Aircraft :: Federal regulators, seeking to plug nagging safety loopholes, are proposing tighter rules for industry and government oversight of outside contractors that maintain airliners and a broad array of other commercial aircraft.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115714228605972.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Green Party :: A look at some of the most beautiful gardens in the world designed by Madison Cox.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578121501039943028.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Father of Fractals :: The pioneering mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot spotted a common thread in complex shapes such as clouds, coastlines and Romanesco broccoli. Stephen Wolfram reviews "The Fractalist."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324439804578107271772910506.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Crocodile snatches 9-year-old boy in Australia - CTV News :: http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/crocodile-snatches-9-year-old-boy-in-australia-1.1062677

Four shot dead in 'nice' California suburb -police - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-usa-crimeshootingl1e8n20wb-20121202,0,1710862.story

$9K Artwork Bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�17c7ec0824e1db548dd7e4b5108bcd

Suicide bombers attack U.S. base in Afghanistan :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GtsrfkAhR7E/us-afghanistan-jalalabad-explosions-idUSBRE8B100X20121202

Soccer: A Wimbledon-Wimbledon Situation :: An emotional soccer game for fans in a part of London more famous for tennis made for painful reminders about how rarely English teams relocate.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324355904578155024076041196.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Taliban Attack U.S. Base in Jalalabad :: Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated assault on a key coalition base in eastern Afghanistan, in an apparent attempt to break through the perimeter of the heavily fortified installation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578154391983699994.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Toddler's Death Prompts Review of 2 Other Deaths :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i 08690af795b6930106cbff16511c28

'It's Just a Dog. Get Over It.' :: The death of a pet is often dismissed. But treating loss with gravity is better for animals—and humans.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149114180021392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The SEC Officially Rules the Universe :: Alabama's win over Georgia Saturday in the only relevant conference title game showed yet again how SEC has become college football's ruling empire.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153942803728504.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

NFL Player Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide :: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before driving to the team's practice facility and killing himself in front of team officials.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578153183102741740.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

At least three dead after Japan tunnel collapse: TV :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2rzIpryBSjk/us-japan-tunnel-idUSBRE8B101P20121202

Crocodile Snatches 9-Year-Old Boy :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4c32c6ea918796ccecec11103668d3

Estate-Tax Plan Divides Democrats :: Estate taxes are proving a thorny issue for Democrats as the party tries to unify around Obama's call for higher taxes on the wealthy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578151430887301890.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mexico Swears in President Amid Violent Protests :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�7e650e7dcb18151430332104920f89

Make Mine a Mini :: Do you really want a Martini the size of your head? Diminutive drinks are the next big (little) thing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323830404578143231998981460.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Harvey Mansfield: The Crisis of American Self-Government :: Harvey Mansfield, Harvard's 'pet dissenter,' on the 2012 election, the real cost of entitlements, and why he sees reason for hope.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578149292503121124.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Noonan: The Drawn-Out Crisis---It's the Obama Way :: The president seems to prefer frustration to good-faith negotiation.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149632649232810.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Spanish Retirees to Get No Inflation Adjustment :: The Spanish government said it won't raise pension to adjust for inflation this year as it struggles to meet deficit targets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578151001981079388.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Unsolved Mystery of Why You Just Yawned :: You might think we would know why we yawn, yet it has no obvious need, function or effect, says Matt Ridley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578143174255401726.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

U.S. Pressures Turkey Over Iran Trade :: Washington and Ankara are on a collision course over Turkey's surging sales of gold to Iran, as the U.S. Congress and Treasury focus on cutting off the trade.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323751104578150803540506358.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Most Important Garden Designer You've Never Heard Of :: Madison Cox has kept a low profile while creating a series of stunningly original gardens around the globe. Meet the designer whose plantings are as gracefully in tune with the landscape as the man who put them there.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578115393668183954.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Sam Blakeslee leaves office, with challenges ahead - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_22102035/sam-blakeslee-leaves-office-challenges-ahead

The Ups and Downs of Making Elevators Go :: Otis fellow Theresa Christy has spent 25 years figuring out how to make elevators run as perfectly as possible—and that means getting riders into a car in less than 20 seconds.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578143200385871618.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Palestine Mirage :: A futile U.N. gesture that violates the 1993 Oslo Accords.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149462995228692.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Caleb Rossiter: How Washington, D.C., Schools Cheat Their Students Twice :: Kids who fail their courses go to phony Credit Recovery classes. No wonder so many high-school graduates are at or near a fifth-grade level.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131361948093492.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

02-Dec-2012 20:30

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20549091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Sandwich carers' under pressure :: The pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on all aspects of family life, a survey suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20541700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the era of the war trophy over? :: The SAS soldier detained for keeping an Iraqi pistol has thrown a spotlight on war trophies. Have they become a thing of the past?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20532761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Water bonanza at Mercury's pole :: A long-held guess that water exists at Mercury's north pole is proven, and the answer may give hints as to how all the inner planets got their water.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20553879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 30 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 November 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20556431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The mythical 'war on men' :: Some years ago, I appeared on a well-known television talk show opposite four "angry white men": four men who believed they had been discriminated against in the workplace by affirmative action programs initiated, they argued, by feminist women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/living/war-on-men/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinian bid 'solves nothing' :: Thinking about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' efforts this week to gain observer status as a nonmember state, I'm reminded of one of my favorite "Seinfeld" episodes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/opinion/miller-abbas-un-statehood/index.html?eref�ition

UK hack report: Who won? Who lost? :: A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a feature of national life for many years. But now a high court judge, Lord Justice Leveson, has decided the government must intervene to ensure it behaves itself. Will this prove a watershed moment for tabloid newspapers? Or will they revert to type?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/uk-leveson-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

'We must fight' for internet freedom :: The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Why Congo needs our help :: Some of the bravest people I know are cowering today in eastern Congo, wondering where their supporters are. While our daily news zeroes in on Syria and Gaza, the fiscal cliff and Christmas sales, our friends in the war-ravaged part of the immense, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo are once again convulsed in a conflict they did not choose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/sirkin-congo-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution key to free school deal :: Failing to teach evolution by natural selection in science lessons could lead to new free schools losing their funding under government changes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20547195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to bridge U.S. fiscal cliff :: America's fiscal policy faces an apparent Hobson's choice. On the one hand, we need to tame federal deficit spending by imposing new across-the-board spending cuts and higher taxes. We are told that if we do not act on this soon, the debt markets will choke on the overabundance of government debt issued to fund those deficits, causing interest rates to climb. As a result, businesses and homeowners will be unable to borrow on reasonable terms, which will lead to a slowdown of the economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/kleinbard-fiscal-cliff/index.html?eref�ition

Tech investor in Tube sex assault :: Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20554447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico's Peña Nieto Talks to TIME: 'We Can Move Beyond the Drug War' - TIME :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGzAIVPNBcFZUB_JVdwvI4fGz6KJw&url=http://world.time.com/2012/11/30/mexicos-pena-nieto-talks-to-time-we-can-move-beyond-the-drug-war/?iid%3Dgs-main-lead

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' :: Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20562697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

02-Dec-2012 20:30 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Birthrate and America's Future :: America has had a demographic advantage, but that is no longer a sure thing.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/opinion/sunday/douthat-the-birthrate-and-americas-future.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Spellbound by Blondes, Hot and Icy :: What would Alfred Hitchcock make of Carrie Mathison and Hillary Clinton?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/opinion/sunday/dowd-spellbound-by-blondes-hot-and-icy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Bad Luck of Winning :: Two lucky ticket-holders struck it rich this week in the Powerball. Why do so many lottery winners wind up broke?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/01/opinion/nocera-the-bad-luck-of-winning.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Real Thomas Jefferson :: The ugly truth about our slave-owning third president.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/01/opinion/the-real-thomas-jefferson.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Mitt's Oval Office Moment :: A makeup meal at the White House doesn't even have to make the loser feel better.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/01/opinion/collins-mitts-oval-office-moment.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Class Wars of 2012 :: The same people who bet big on Mitt Romney, and lost, are now trying to win by stealth the ground they failed to gain in the election.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/30/opinion/krugman-class-wars-of-2012.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Dec-2012 19:29

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

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

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20549091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Sandwich carers' under pressure :: The pressure of looking after children while caring for elderly relatives is taking its toll on all aspects of family life, a survey suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20541700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is the era of the war trophy over? :: The SAS soldier detained for keeping an Iraqi pistol has thrown a spotlight on war trophies. Have they become a thing of the past?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20532761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kuwait opposition urges vote boycott on eve of election - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFh-YqieuDY-s0zWn9v0MemIsb02A&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/30/us-kuwait-politics-idUSBRE8AT0GH20121130

Water bonanza at Mercury's pole :: A long-held guess that water exists at Mercury's north pole is proven, and the answer may give hints as to how all the inner planets got their water.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20553879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 30 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 November 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20556431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The mythical 'war on men' :: Some years ago, I appeared on a well-known television talk show opposite four "angry white men": four men who believed they had been discriminated against in the workplace by affirmative action programs initiated, they argued, by feminist women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/living/war-on-men/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinian bid 'solves nothing' :: Thinking about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' efforts this week to gain observer status as a nonmember state, I'm reminded of one of my favorite "Seinfeld" episodes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/opinion/miller-abbas-un-statehood/index.html?eref�ition

UK hack report: Who won? Who lost? :: A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a feature of national life for many years. But now a high court judge, Lord Justice Leveson, has decided the government must intervene to ensure it behaves itself. Will this prove a watershed moment for tabloid newspapers? Or will they revert to type?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/uk-leveson-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

'We must fight' for internet freedom :: The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Why Congo needs our help :: Some of the bravest people I know are cowering today in eastern Congo, wondering where their supporters are. While our daily news zeroes in on Syria and Gaza, the fiscal cliff and Christmas sales, our friends in the war-ravaged part of the immense, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo are once again convulsed in a conflict they did not choose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/sirkin-congo-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution key to free school deal :: Failing to teach evolution by natural selection in science lessons could lead to new free schools losing their funding under government changes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20547195#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to bridge U.S. fiscal cliff :: America's fiscal policy faces an apparent Hobson's choice. On the one hand, we need to tame federal deficit spending by imposing new across-the-board spending cuts and higher taxes. We are told that if we do not act on this soon, the debt markets will choke on the overabundance of government debt issued to fund those deficits, causing interest rates to climb. As a result, businesses and homeowners will be unable to borrow on reasonable terms, which will lead to a slowdown of the economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/opinion/kleinbard-fiscal-cliff/index.html?eref�ition

Tech investor in Tube sex assault :: Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20554447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico's Peña Nieto Talks to TIME: 'We Can Move Beyond the Drug War' - TIME :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGzAIVPNBcFZUB_JVdwvI4fGz6KJw&url=http://world.time.com/2012/11/30/mexicos-pena-nieto-talks-to-time-we-can-move-beyond-the-drug-war/?iid%3Dgs-main-lead

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' :: Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20562697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition