Sunday, December 9, 2012

09-Dec-2012 23:18

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sharp fall in UK factory output :: UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20638091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

09-Dec-2012 23:18 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 22:17

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sharp fall in UK factory output :: UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20638091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

09-Dec-2012 22:17 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 21:16

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Judge rejects bid to block Washington state "stoned driving" rules :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MubQbwj8MFk/us-usa-washington-marijuana-idUSBRE8B61CY20121207

09-Dec-2012 21:16 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thanks for Not Sharing :: There is a new urge to behave as if life were some global high-school reunion at which everyone has taken a horrific tell-all drug.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/roger-cohen-thanks-for-not-sharing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 20:15

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Judge rejects bid to block Washington state "stoned driving" rules :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MubQbwj8MFk/us-usa-washington-marijuana-idUSBRE8B61CY20121207

09-Dec-2012 20:15 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Bin Laden, Torture and Hollywood :: One of the year's most lavishly praised movies may vex the White House and critics of the previous administration's "enhanced" interrogations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/bruni-bin-laden-torture-and-hollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Twenty and Counting :: So there are going to be more women in Congress. But what does that mean?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/collins-twenty-and-counting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thanks for Not Sharing :: There is a new urge to behave as if life were some global high-school reunion at which everyone has taken a horrific tell-all drug.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/roger-cohen-thanks-for-not-sharing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 19:14

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boyle versus Bard at stage awards :: Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony is going head-to head with Shakespeare at the annual Whatsonstage.com theatre awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20638808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

09-Dec-2012 19:14 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Bin Laden, Torture and Hollywood :: One of the year's most lavishly praised movies may vex the White House and critics of the previous administration's "enhanced" interrogations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/bruni-bin-laden-torture-and-hollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Twenty and Counting :: So there are going to be more women in Congress. But what does that mean?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/collins-twenty-and-counting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Forgotten Millions :: The "fiscal cliff" has everyone talking about a fiscal crisis. But what we should be talking about is a very real job crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/krugman-the-forgotten-millions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thanks for Not Sharing :: There is a new urge to behave as if life were some global high-school reunion at which everyone has taken a horrific tell-all drug.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/roger-cohen-thanks-for-not-sharing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 18:13

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boyle versus Bard at stage awards :: Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony is going head-to head with Shakespeare at the annual Whatsonstage.com theatre awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20638808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lung patients 'left behind' :: Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other professionals involved in the care of people with lung disease have signed a letter expressing "grave concern" about the future of NHS care for their patients.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20633841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Why do we trust some people more than others?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

'Coldest journey' :: A six-month trek across the world's last great wilderness, fighting through harsh winter conditions, near permanent darkness and temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/fiennes-coldest-journey/index.html?eref�ition

Rover could be on Martian clays :: Scientists say Nasa's Opportunity rover is trundling over what they believe to be clay-bearing rocks, which should provide fresh insight into Mars' water past.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20649462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/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

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

Gay unions get Supreme Court slot :: The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether laws banning gay marriage are illegal under the US Constitution, it announces.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20649353#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

09-Dec-2012 18:13 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Bin Laden, Torture and Hollywood :: One of the year's most lavishly praised movies may vex the White House and critics of the previous administration's "enhanced" interrogations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/bruni-bin-laden-torture-and-hollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Twenty and Counting :: So there are going to be more women in Congress. But what does that mean?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/collins-twenty-and-counting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Forgotten Millions :: The "fiscal cliff" has everyone talking about a fiscal crisis. But what we should be talking about is a very real job crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/krugman-the-forgotten-millions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thanks for Not Sharing :: There is a new urge to behave as if life were some global high-school reunion at which everyone has taken a horrific tell-all drug.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/roger-cohen-thanks-for-not-sharing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 17:12

Photos: Strange Santa sightings :: Photos: Santa sightings around the world
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/02/world/gallery/santa-sightings/index.html?eref�ition

The genius of Oscar Niemeyer :: Photos: The works of Oscar Niemeyer, architect
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/americas/gallery/oscar-niemeyer-dies/index.html?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-20629937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it time to curb Google's power? :: Google's dominance of the internet search market has made the tech giant an obstacle to entrepreneurial innovation, says commentator Andrew Keen, who argues it's time for regulators to act.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/opinion/andrew-keen-google-antitrust/index.html?eref�ition

2012: The year in pictures :: 2012: The year in pictures
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/gallery/year-in-pictures/index.html?eref�ition

Charles: Baby news 'splendid' :: CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the Duchess of Cambridge leaving the hospital and her father-in-law's response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/06/lkl-chance-duchess-leaves-hospital-and-charles-comments.cnn?eref�ition

Sorrell: Europe's decade of pain :: The 2013 forecast for European economic growth has turned into a prediction for decay. The European Central Bank on Thursday flipped next year's gross domestic product forecast from growth of 0.3% to a fall of 0.9% next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/business/sorrell-europe-recession/index.html?eref�ition

Year in pictures :: 2012: The year in pictures
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/gallery/year-in-pictures/index.html?eref�ition

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gangs target bus drivers' bonuses :: In Guatemala, and other Latin American countries, it's called "aguinaldo" -- the term used for the bonus government and private sector workers receive this time of the year, their right by law.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/americas/guatemala-aquinaldo-bus-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Is Syrian endgame in sight? :: Hell came to Syria months ago. But now something seems different, and that makes Damascus resident Leena feel better. "The worse it gets, the more we know the rebels will win. It means we will wake up from this nightmare."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/world/syria-turning-point/index.html?eref�ition

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roller hockey star's tattoo vice :: For Pedro Gil, roller hockey is everything. So he must eat well, practice hard and stay away from alcohol -- but he does allow himself one indulgence.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/showbiz/human-to-hero-pedro-gil-roller-hockey/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer: I tried to stop train :: The photographer who took the picture of a man about to be fatally struck by a New York subway car said Thursday that he did so in a desperate attempt to alert the driver of the train to stop.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/05/us/new-york-subway-death/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy vows not to allow murder :: CNN's Reza Sayah reports from outside the presidential palace in Egypt, where Morsy addressed Egyptian citizens.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/06/ctw-sayah-egypt-morsy-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Can high-tech blimp find Bigfoot? :: An Idaho State University professor is planning to build a high-tech blimp to track down Bigfoot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/06/pkg-blimp-to-find-bigfoot.kifi?eref�ition

Photographers: Help or shoot first? :: Ross Baughman says the photo taken before the subway death points up the often difficult role of a photojournalist: to bear witness, to show life's reality, not to alter it before anything bad happens.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/opinion/baughman-photojournalism/index.html?eref�ition

Football's forgotten man: Lonely death :: Broke and alone, Diego Mendieta died in an Indonesian hospital on Tuesday, exposing the shambolic state of football in the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/sport/football/diego-mendieta-indonesia-football/index.html?eref�ition

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sharp fall in UK factory output :: UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20638091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India's weeping Jesus :: A man in India is living in exile after being charged with blasphemy for debunking a "Weeping Jesus".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/07/india-weeping-jesus.cnn?eref�ition

Boyle versus Bard at stage awards :: Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony is going head-to head with Shakespeare at the annual Whatsonstage.com theatre awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20638808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why has Cairo unrest erupted again? :: Thousands of protesters have once again taken to Cairo's streets to oppose the president -- but why has trouble erupted again. CNN explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/meast/egypt-unrest-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

How vaccines can grow economies :: We all know that vaccines save lives but they also drive economic growth -- far beyond their health benefits, says Seth Berkley.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/opinion/vaccine-gavi-seth-berkley/index.html?eref�ition

09-Dec-2012 17:12 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: A Lost Civilization :: The Republican tribe is being wiped out, and not by plague, drought or Conquistadors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/dowd-a-lost-civilization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profiting From a Child's Illiteracy :: Conservatives have a point when they suggest that America's safety net can sometimes entangle people in a soul-crushing dependency.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/kristof-profiting-from-a-childs-illiteracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Twenty and Counting :: So there are going to be more women in Congress. But what does that mean?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/collins-twenty-and-counting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Hard to Be a Hero :: What would you do if you saw someone pushed onto the subway tracks?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/nocera-its-hard-to-be-a-hero.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dinosaurs and Denial :: Senator Marco Rubio created quite a stir with comments about the age of Earth, but his answer was in line with the consensus of the Republican Party.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/blow-dinosaurs-and-denial.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Forgotten Millions :: The "fiscal cliff" has everyone talking about a fiscal crisis. But what we should be talking about is a very real job crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/krugman-the-forgotten-millions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thanks for Not Sharing :: There is a new urge to behave as if life were some global high-school reunion at which everyone has taken a horrific tell-all drug.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/opinion/roger-cohen-thanks-for-not-sharing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

09-Dec-2012 16:12

Photos: Strange Santa sightings :: Photos: Santa sightings around the world
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/02/world/gallery/santa-sightings/index.html?eref�ition

The genius of Oscar Niemeyer :: Photos: The works of Oscar Niemeyer, architect
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/americas/gallery/oscar-niemeyer-dies/index.html?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-20629937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The German teenager who landed on Red Square :: In 1987 a West German teenager penetrated Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. Twenty-five years later, he has no regrets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it time to curb Google's power? :: Google's dominance of the internet search market has made the tech giant an obstacle to entrepreneurial innovation, says commentator Andrew Keen, who argues it's time for regulators to act.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/opinion/andrew-keen-google-antitrust/index.html?eref�ition

2012: The year in pictures :: 2012: The year in pictures
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/gallery/year-in-pictures/index.html?eref�ition

Charles: Baby news 'splendid' :: CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the Duchess of Cambridge leaving the hospital and her father-in-law's response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/06/lkl-chance-duchess-leaves-hospital-and-charles-comments.cnn?eref�ition

US Shifting Its Warning on Syria's Chemical Arms - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEQdEvIH9CO3IZUfv7jEkxuSBrSnw&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/07/world/middleeast/syrias-chemical-weapons-moves-lead-us-to-be-flexible.html

Sorrell: Europe's decade of pain :: The 2013 forecast for European economic growth has turned into a prediction for decay. The European Central Bank on Thursday flipped next year's gross domestic product forecast from growth of 0.3% to a fall of 0.9% next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/business/sorrell-europe-recession/index.html?eref�ition

Year in pictures :: 2012: The year in pictures
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/gallery/year-in-pictures/index.html?eref�ition

The tax choices faced by companies :: The tax choices faced by companies
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20639123#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gangs target bus drivers' bonuses :: In Guatemala, and other Latin American countries, it's called "aguinaldo" -- the term used for the bonus government and private sector workers receive this time of the year, their right by law.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/world/americas/guatemala-aquinaldo-bus-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Is Syrian endgame in sight? :: Hell came to Syria months ago. But now something seems different, and that makes Damascus resident Leena feel better. "The worse it gets, the more we know the rebels will win. It means we will wake up from this nightmare."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/world/syria-turning-point/index.html?eref�ition

University statements 'flawed' :: The university application process "further disadvantages" low and middle income pupils, a report by an educational charity says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20625567#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tracking ads jump across gadgets :: Adverts could soon be following people around the different gadgets they use, thanks to work by US start-up Drawbridge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20638132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roller hockey star's tattoo vice :: For Pedro Gil, roller hockey is everything. So he must eat well, practice hard and stay away from alcohol -- but he does allow himself one indulgence.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/showbiz/human-to-hero-pedro-gil-roller-hockey/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer: I tried to stop train :: The photographer who took the picture of a man about to be fatally struck by a New York subway car said Thursday that he did so in a desperate attempt to alert the driver of the train to stop.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/05/us/new-york-subway-death/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy vows not to allow murder :: CNN's Reza Sayah reports from outside the presidential palace in Egypt, where Morsy addressed Egyptian citizens.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/06/ctw-sayah-egypt-morsy-speech.cnn?eref�ition

Can high-tech blimp find Bigfoot? :: An Idaho State University professor is planning to build a high-tech blimp to track down Bigfoot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/06/pkg-blimp-to-find-bigfoot.kifi?eref�ition

Photographers: Help or shoot first? :: Ross Baughman says the photo taken before the subway death points up the often difficult role of a photojournalist: to bear witness, to show life's reality, not to alter it before anything bad happens.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/opinion/baughman-photojournalism/index.html?eref�ition

Football's forgotten man: Lonely death :: Broke and alone, Diego Mendieta died in an Indonesian hospital on Tuesday, exposing the shambolic state of football in the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/sport/football/diego-mendieta-indonesia-football/index.html?eref�ition

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sharp fall in UK factory output :: UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20638091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India's weeping Jesus :: A man in India is living in exile after being charged with blasphemy for debunking a "Weeping Jesus".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/07/india-weeping-jesus.cnn?eref�ition

Boyle versus Bard at stage awards :: Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony is going head-to head with Shakespeare at the annual Whatsonstage.com theatre awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20638808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Legs used to repair girl's spine :: A five-year old girl has had life-saving surgery to repair her spine with bones taken from her amputated legs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20426413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why has Cairo unrest erupted again? :: Thousands of protesters have once again taken to Cairo's streets to oppose the president -- but why has trouble erupted again. CNN explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/meast/egypt-unrest-explainer/index.html?eref�ition