Sunday, December 16, 2012

16-Dec-2012 23:03

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/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

16-Dec-2012 23:03 Connecticut

Connecticut school shooting: Saturday Night Live pays tribute - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9749092/Connecticut-school-shooting-Saturday-Night-Live-pays-tribute.html

Children in Connecticut School Were All Shot Multiple Times :: On a day of anguish and mourning, other details emerged about how but not why the devastating school attack in Connecticut had happened, including acts of bravery during the maelstrom.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/nyregion/gunman-kills-20-children-at-school-in-connecticut-28-dead-in-all.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Children in Connecticut rampage, all 6 and 7, shot repeatedly :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hjFxuGGUWVQ/us-connecticut-towns-idUSBRE8BD0U120121215

Connecticut Shooter Adam Lanza: Quiet, Bright, Troubled :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�9fd36effd74fe11076d82205e6c2e2

Complete List of Connecticut School Shooting Victims' Names :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i4493e37ac9b952e62794a58fa20f294

Connecticut Shooter Adam Lanza: 'Obviously Not Well' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�fbb4f843bef0310d5eb8398d5715be


Connecticut

16-Dec-2012 22:02

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/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

16-Dec-2012 22:02 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Puritan War on Christmas :: Who started the War on Christmas? Our Puritan forefathers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/the-puritan-war-on-christmas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

16-Dec-2012 21:02

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/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

16-Dec-2012 21:02 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Tragedy of Silence :: When will our elected officials and lawmakers finally confront the gun lobby?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/blow-a-tragedy-of-silence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Puritan War on Christmas :: Who started the War on Christmas? Our Puritan forefathers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/the-puritan-war-on-christmas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

16-Dec-2012 20:00

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan Mulls Aerial Patrols to Protect Disputed Islands - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEzoOrpjXb9hFYwhSE81DZh-1Ns0A&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/japan-mulls-aerial-patrols-to-protect-disputed-islands/1564802.html

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/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

16-Dec-2012 20:00 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Tragedy of Silence :: When will our elected officials and lawmakers finally confront the gun lobby?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/blow-a-tragedy-of-silence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Puritan War on Christmas :: Who started the War on Christmas? Our Puritan forefathers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/the-puritan-war-on-christmas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We Let the School Shootings Continue :: Twenty years ago, my son was murdered at his college. I spent years arguing that we should view gun crime as a public health issue, but eventually I gave up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/why-we-let-the-school-shootings-continue.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

16-Dec-2012 18:59

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan Mulls Aerial Patrols to Protect Disputed Islands - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEzoOrpjXb9hFYwhSE81DZh-1Ns0A&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/japan-mulls-aerial-patrols-to-protect-disputed-islands/1564802.html

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man jailed in Politkovskaya case :: A former Russian police officer is jailed for 11 years for his role in the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20726937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Iceland's tourist trade booming :: The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun -- Iceland's booming tourist trade.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/iceland-tourism-grimsson/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greeks escape to the country :: The Greek financial crisis is causing some to seek a better life on the farm, as CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/magnay-greece-human-cost-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Streisand on singing for Brando :: Barbra Streisand talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about singing for Marlon Brando.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/14/pmt-barbra-streisand-marlon-brando-date-in-a-field.cnn?eref�ition

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Fracking 'a threat to health' :: As easier-to-extract fossil fuels are depleted, techniques that involve more effort, environmental destruction and carbon emissions are being developed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/opinion/uk-fracking-threat-wilson/index.html?eref�ition

Corinthians fans the craziest? :: Would you quit your job or sell your car or even your fridge to go to a football match? Fans of Brazilian team Corinthians have done just that.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sport/football/football-club-world-cup-crazy-fans-corinthians/index.html?eref�ition

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

16-Dec-2012 18:59 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Tragedy of Silence :: When will our elected officials and lawmakers finally confront the gun lobby?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/blow-a-tragedy-of-silence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Should Kids Play Football? :: With brain researchers continuing to study the effect of concussions, the answer to parents is ... maybe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/should-kids-play-football.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We Let the School Shootings Continue :: Twenty years ago, my son was murdered at his college. I spent years arguing that we should view gun crime as a public health issue, but eventually I gave up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/why-we-let-the-school-shootings-continue.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

16-Dec-2012 17:58

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Abuse not just in past - NSPCC :: The NSPCC launches an advertising campaign to remind people that child abuse is not just a 'historical' problem, following the Jimmy Savile scandal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20716300#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Review: 'Hobbit' a sluggish tale :: They say the longest journey starts with a single step.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/13/showbiz/movies/the-hobbit-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man jailed in Politkovskaya case :: A former Russian police officer is jailed for 11 years for his role in the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20726937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Iceland's tourist trade booming :: The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun -- Iceland's booming tourist trade.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/iceland-tourism-grimsson/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greeks escape to the country :: The Greek financial crisis is causing some to seek a better life on the farm, as CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/magnay-greece-human-cost-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Streisand on singing for Brando :: Barbra Streisand talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about singing for Marlon Brando.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/14/pmt-barbra-streisand-marlon-brando-date-in-a-field.cnn?eref�ition

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Afghans: 'We don't need U.S. :: Panetta seems optimistic about Afghan security. Erin Burnett talks to two individuals about the reality on the ground.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/13/exp-erin-afghanistan-what-did-we-accomplish-rosenberg-sultanzoy.cnn?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tour de France to begin in... Yorkshire :: The 2014 Tour de France will start in Northern England for the first time, organizers of cycling's most prestigious race announced Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sport/cycling-tour-de-france-2014-yorkshire/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Fracking 'a threat to health' :: As easier-to-extract fossil fuels are depleted, techniques that involve more effort, environmental destruction and carbon emissions are being developed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/opinion/uk-fracking-threat-wilson/index.html?eref�ition

Corinthians fans the craziest? :: Would you quit your job or sell your car or even your fridge to go to a football match? Fans of Brazilian team Corinthians have done just that.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sport/football/football-club-world-cup-crazy-fans-corinthians/index.html?eref�ition

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

Lieberman Pre-Election Exit Roils Israeli Politics - ABC News - ABC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNG467jhmjSG6KVP8J6r8XY6XYjyxg&url=http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/israeli-fm-lieberman-resigns-17973528

16-Dec-2012 17:58 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Tragedy of Silence :: When will our elected officials and lawmakers finally confront the gun lobby?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/blow-a-tragedy-of-silence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Should Kids Play Football? :: With brain researchers continuing to study the effect of concussions, the answer to parents is ... maybe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/should-kids-play-football.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We Let the School Shootings Continue :: Twenty years ago, my son was murdered at his college. I spent years arguing that we should view gun crime as a public health issue, but eventually I gave up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/why-we-let-the-school-shootings-continue.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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16-Dec-2012 16:57

The women raped by guards in US prisons :: New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20586070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Abuse not just in past - NSPCC :: The NSPCC launches an advertising campaign to remind people that child abuse is not just a 'historical' problem, following the Jimmy Savile scandal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20716300#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan's election: Is 'Abe trade' justified? :: Hopes that this weekend's Japanese election will deliver a major policy shift towards delivering higher growth and inflation have given the country's financial markets a long-overdue shot in the arm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/business/japan-election-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Review: 'Hobbit' a sluggish tale :: They say the longest journey starts with a single step.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/13/showbiz/movies/the-hobbit-review-charity/index.html?eref�ition

Blaming immigrants for Greek woes :: Greece's Golden Dawn party says immigrants are to blame for the country's economic strife. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/dnt-magnay-greece-human-cost-immigrants.cnn?eref�ition

The subterranean story of the blind busker :: Whistling blind busker Mark Campbell went through a series of jobs before earning money from his music.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20700596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Stalking apps' face ban in US :: A US Senate committee approves a bill which would outlaw the sale of apps designed for the purpose of stalking.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20726807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20663875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man jailed in Politkovskaya case :: A former Russian police officer is jailed for 11 years for his role in the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20726937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deeper eurozone union 'agreed' :: EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20725001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arab unrest: Is law now for the people? :: Egypt's constitutional crisis is just the latest chapter in a long-running ideological struggle in the Middle East.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/meast/constitutional-crisis-history/index.html?eref�ition

Iceland's tourist trade booming :: The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun -- Iceland's booming tourist trade.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/iceland-tourism-grimsson/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greeks escape to the country :: The Greek financial crisis is causing some to seek a better life on the farm, as CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/14/magnay-greece-human-cost-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Israeli foreign minister resigns :: Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns after prosecutors decide to charge him with breach of trust.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20731396#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Streisand on singing for Brando :: Barbra Streisand talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about singing for Marlon Brando.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/14/pmt-barbra-streisand-marlon-brando-date-in-a-field.cnn?eref�ition

Why Eurozone has mountain to climb :: The eurozone is heading into 2013 in better shape than a year ago. The sense among many investors is that the acute phase of the crisis is over and that the single currency area has turned a corner, writes Nick Spiro.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/business/opinion-spiro-euro-future/index.html?eref�ition

Afghans: 'We don't need U.S. :: Panetta seems optimistic about Afghan security. Erin Burnett talks to two individuals about the reality on the ground.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/13/exp-erin-afghanistan-what-did-we-accomplish-rosenberg-sultanzoy.cnn?eref�ition

Monopoly adds first African city :: Some 80 years after its first launch, the iconic board game of Monopoly has finally released its first African city edition -- for Lagos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/africa/lagos-monopoly/index.html?eref�ition

No UK charges for Gary McKinnon :: Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20730627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nostalgia - it's not like it used to be :: Ah, nostalgia - it's not what it used to be, says Will Self
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20726824#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20726355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Circumcision nurse killed baby :: A nurse is found guilty of manslaughter after a baby bled to death following his circumcision.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-20733674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tour de France to begin in... Yorkshire :: The 2014 Tour de France will start in Northern England for the first time, organizers of cycling's most prestigious race announced Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sport/cycling-tour-de-france-2014-yorkshire/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Fracking 'a threat to health' :: As easier-to-extract fossil fuels are depleted, techniques that involve more effort, environmental destruction and carbon emissions are being developed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/opinion/uk-fracking-threat-wilson/index.html?eref�ition

Corinthians fans the craziest? :: Would you quit your job or sell your car or even your fridge to go to a football match? Fans of Brazilian team Corinthians have done just that.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sport/football/football-club-world-cup-crazy-fans-corinthians/index.html?eref�ition

Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/14/travel/rivera-crash-charter-safety/index.html?eref�ition

N. Korea launch 'no cause for panic' :: Joe Cirincione: North Korea's successful launch of a satellite is a major feat, but it is not a serious military threat to other nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/opinion/cirincione-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

India, Pakistan seal accord to ease visa restrictions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JE_hBlAV71s/india-pakistan-visa-idINDEE8BD09320121214

16-Dec-2012 16:57 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Watch Out Below!!! :: I'm hanging on by my fingernails in the era of cliff diving.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/watch-out-below.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Egypt: The Next India or the Next Pakistan? :: Will Egyptian democracy empower minorities and protect their rights, or will the military and Muslim Brotherhood control everything always?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/friedman-egypt-the-next-india-or-the-next-pakista-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Tragedy of Silence :: When will our elected officials and lawmakers finally confront the gun lobby?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/blow-a-tragedy-of-silence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Should Kids Play Football? :: With brain researchers continuing to study the effect of concussions, the answer to parents is ... maybe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/opinion/should-kids-play-football.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We Let the School Shootings Continue :: Twenty years ago, my son was murdered at his college. I spent years arguing that we should view gun crime as a public health issue, but eventually I gave up.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/why-we-let-the-school-shootings-continue.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis :: This is worth repeating: We're not having a debt crisis. What we're having is a political crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/opinion/krugman-the-gops-existential-crisis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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