Friday, December 21, 2012

21-Dec-2012 23:03

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

Gang rape sparks anger in India :: Mallika Kapur reports on the uproar among New Delhi's women after a mass-rape on a bus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/women-on-alert-after-gang-rape-in-india-kapur.cnn?eref�ition

England spurred by Twenty20 agony :: A disappointing World Twenty20 will serve as extra motivation for England's women at the World Cup, according to Lydia Greenway.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/20743817

Cashing in ahead of 'Doomsday' :: People in a tiny French village are hoping to profit from the end of the world predicted for later this month. Jim Bittermann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/12/20/bittermann-france-doomsday-business.cnn?eref�ition

Picture power: Running for gold :: Running for gold at the Olympics
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20775270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can stiff penalties control banks? :: UBS to pay $1.5 billion over Libor manipulation, HSBC paid $1.92 billion for failing to stop money laundering, Standard Chartered paid $667 million, ING, $619 million, Credit Suisse, $536 million, ABN AMRO $500 million and the list goes on and on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/opinion-silva-penalties-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Do video games cause real violence? :: For many families this holiday season, video games will come wrapped in colorful paper, ribbons and bows -- and lots of questions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/19/tech/gaming-gadgets/violent-video-games-newtown/index.html?eref�ition

Instagram users 'should wise up' :: I'm just as reactionary and just as outraged as the next Internet user when I learn that a service I've been using for free is going to start selling my information to market researchers or excerpting my posts and pictures for its clients' advertisements or charging me good money to communicate with an online cohort that might have taken me years to build.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

Why Facebook needs Instagram :: Douglas Rushkoff says our first instinct is to protest Instagram's new terms of servic, but we should realize that Facebook paid a billion dollars for the site and needs to earn money in return
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

King Herod 'stars' in Israeli exhibition :: Fred Pleitgen on the first museum exhibit on the biblical ruler of Judea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/21/pleitgen-israel-herod-exhibit.cnn?eref�ition

Your pictures of 2012 :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20710231#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Fish man' entices ladies with song :: A man who sells fish makes a hit music video singing "Come on ladies, come on ladies! One pound fish."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/fish-man-entices-ladies-with-sexy-song-mclaughlin.cnn?eref�ition

American wins Miss Universe :: For the first time in 15 years, an American has won the Miss Universe pageant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/miss-universe/index.html?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 22:00

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

Gang rape sparks anger in India :: Mallika Kapur reports on the uproar among New Delhi's women after a mass-rape on a bus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/women-on-alert-after-gang-rape-in-india-kapur.cnn?eref�ition

England spurred by Twenty20 agony :: A disappointing World Twenty20 will serve as extra motivation for England's women at the World Cup, according to Lydia Greenway.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/20743817

Cashing in ahead of 'Doomsday' :: People in a tiny French village are hoping to profit from the end of the world predicted for later this month. Jim Bittermann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/12/20/bittermann-france-doomsday-business.cnn?eref�ition

Picture power: Running for gold :: Running for gold at the Olympics
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20775270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can stiff penalties control banks? :: UBS to pay $1.5 billion over Libor manipulation, HSBC paid $1.92 billion for failing to stop money laundering, Standard Chartered paid $667 million, ING, $619 million, Credit Suisse, $536 million, ABN AMRO $500 million and the list goes on and on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/opinion-silva-penalties-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Do video games cause real violence? :: For many families this holiday season, video games will come wrapped in colorful paper, ribbons and bows -- and lots of questions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/19/tech/gaming-gadgets/violent-video-games-newtown/index.html?eref�ition

Instagram users 'should wise up' :: I'm just as reactionary and just as outraged as the next Internet user when I learn that a service I've been using for free is going to start selling my information to market researchers or excerpting my posts and pictures for its clients' advertisements or charging me good money to communicate with an online cohort that might have taken me years to build.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

Why Facebook needs Instagram :: Douglas Rushkoff says our first instinct is to protest Instagram's new terms of servic, but we should realize that Facebook paid a billion dollars for the site and needs to earn money in return
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

King Herod 'stars' in Israeli exhibition :: Fred Pleitgen on the first museum exhibit on the biblical ruler of Judea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/21/pleitgen-israel-herod-exhibit.cnn?eref�ition

Your pictures of 2012 :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20710231#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Fish man' entices ladies with song :: A man who sells fish makes a hit music video singing "Come on ladies, come on ladies! One pound fish."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/fish-man-entices-ladies-with-sexy-song-mclaughlin.cnn?eref�ition

American wins Miss Universe :: For the first time in 15 years, an American has won the Miss Universe pageant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/miss-universe/index.html?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 22:00 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Looking for Lessons in Newtown :: When I made a case for tighter gun control, some passionate readers had a few bones to pick. Now for some counterpoints.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/kristof-looking-for-lessons-in-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: On Guns, America Stands Out :: Raw data shows how shamefully we measure up against other countries in gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/blow-on-guns-america-stands-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The N.R.A. Protection Racket :: Republican politicians have been bullied by gun lobbyists for far too long.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/the-nra-protection-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Labs, Washed Away :: After a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, hospital patients will return long before the researchers are back on track.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/labs-washed-away.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Strangers in the Night :: If the two parties just knew a little more about each other we might have a deal on the "fiscal cliff" already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/brooks-strangers-in-the-night.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Supreme Court Nominees Were Blocked Long Before Bork :: The verb "to Bork" may seem like a dig at an honored martyr of the right, but the campaign to defeat him was neither unprecedented nor illegitimate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/supreme-court-nominees-were-blocked-long-before-bork.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Dec-2012 20:59

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

Gang rape sparks anger in India :: Mallika Kapur reports on the uproar among New Delhi's women after a mass-rape on a bus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/women-on-alert-after-gang-rape-in-india-kapur.cnn?eref�ition

England spurred by Twenty20 agony :: A disappointing World Twenty20 will serve as extra motivation for England's women at the World Cup, according to Lydia Greenway.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/20743817

Cashing in ahead of 'Doomsday' :: People in a tiny French village are hoping to profit from the end of the world predicted for later this month. Jim Bittermann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/12/20/bittermann-france-doomsday-business.cnn?eref�ition

Picture power: Running for gold :: Running for gold at the Olympics
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20775270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can stiff penalties control banks? :: UBS to pay $1.5 billion over Libor manipulation, HSBC paid $1.92 billion for failing to stop money laundering, Standard Chartered paid $667 million, ING, $619 million, Credit Suisse, $536 million, ABN AMRO $500 million and the list goes on and on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/opinion-silva-penalties-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Do video games cause real violence? :: For many families this holiday season, video games will come wrapped in colorful paper, ribbons and bows -- and lots of questions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/19/tech/gaming-gadgets/violent-video-games-newtown/index.html?eref�ition

Instagram users 'should wise up' :: I'm just as reactionary and just as outraged as the next Internet user when I learn that a service I've been using for free is going to start selling my information to market researchers or excerpting my posts and pictures for its clients' advertisements or charging me good money to communicate with an online cohort that might have taken me years to build.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

Why Facebook needs Instagram :: Douglas Rushkoff says our first instinct is to protest Instagram's new terms of servic, but we should realize that Facebook paid a billion dollars for the site and needs to earn money in return
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

King Herod 'stars' in Israeli exhibition :: Fred Pleitgen on the first museum exhibit on the biblical ruler of Judea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/21/pleitgen-israel-herod-exhibit.cnn?eref�ition

Your pictures of 2012 :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20710231#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Fish man' entices ladies with song :: A man who sells fish makes a hit music video singing "Come on ladies, come on ladies! One pound fish."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/fish-man-entices-ladies-with-sexy-song-mclaughlin.cnn?eref�ition

American wins Miss Universe :: For the first time in 15 years, an American has won the Miss Universe pageant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/miss-universe/index.html?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 20:59 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Looking for Lessons in Newtown :: When I made a case for tighter gun control, some passionate readers had a few bones to pick. Now for some counterpoints.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/kristof-looking-for-lessons-in-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: On Guns, America Stands Out :: Raw data shows how shamefully we measure up against other countries in gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/blow-on-guns-america-stands-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The N.R.A. Protection Racket :: Republican politicians have been bullied by gun lobbyists for far too long.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/the-nra-protection-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Labs, Washed Away :: After a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, hospital patients will return long before the researchers are back on track.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/labs-washed-away.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Strangers in the Night :: If the two parties just knew a little more about each other we might have a deal on the "fiscal cliff" already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/brooks-strangers-in-the-night.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Supreme Court Nominees Were Blocked Long Before Bork :: The verb "to Bork" may seem like a dig at an honored martyr of the right, but the campaign to defeat him was neither unprecedented nor illegitimate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/supreme-court-nominees-were-blocked-long-before-bork.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Dec-2012 19:58

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Global thoughts on Newtown :: People from Hong Kong, London, and Johannesburg share their thoughts on the shooting in Newtown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/18/orig-open-mic-newtown-shooting.cnn?eref�ition

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gun control in Japan vs. U.S. :: In 2008, Japan had 11 gun-related murders while the United States had 12 thousand. CNN;s Kyung Lah reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/20/early-lah-japan-us-gunmurders.cnn?eref�ition

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Europe gripped by extreme cold snap :: At least 61 people have died as snow and sub-zero temperatures spread across parts of eastern Europe.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20807587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

Gang rape sparks anger in India :: Mallika Kapur reports on the uproar among New Delhi's women after a mass-rape on a bus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/women-on-alert-after-gang-rape-in-india-kapur.cnn?eref�ition

England spurred by Twenty20 agony :: A disappointing World Twenty20 will serve as extra motivation for England's women at the World Cup, according to Lydia Greenway.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/20743817

Cashing in ahead of 'Doomsday' :: People in a tiny French village are hoping to profit from the end of the world predicted for later this month. Jim Bittermann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/12/20/bittermann-france-doomsday-business.cnn?eref�ition

Picture power: Running for gold :: Running for gold at the Olympics
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20775270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can stiff penalties control banks? :: UBS to pay $1.5 billion over Libor manipulation, HSBC paid $1.92 billion for failing to stop money laundering, Standard Chartered paid $667 million, ING, $619 million, Credit Suisse, $536 million, ABN AMRO $500 million and the list goes on and on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/opinion-silva-penalties-banks/index.html?eref�ition

Do video games cause real violence? :: For many families this holiday season, video games will come wrapped in colorful paper, ribbons and bows -- and lots of questions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/19/tech/gaming-gadgets/violent-video-games-newtown/index.html?eref�ition

Instagram users 'should wise up' :: I'm just as reactionary and just as outraged as the next Internet user when I learn that a service I've been using for free is going to start selling my information to market researchers or excerpting my posts and pictures for its clients' advertisements or charging me good money to communicate with an online cohort that might have taken me years to build.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

Why Facebook needs Instagram :: Douglas Rushkoff says our first instinct is to protest Instagram's new terms of servic, but we should realize that Facebook paid a billion dollars for the site and needs to earn money in return
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/rushkoff-instagram-users/index.html?eref�ition

King Herod 'stars' in Israeli exhibition :: Fred Pleitgen on the first museum exhibit on the biblical ruler of Judea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/21/pleitgen-israel-herod-exhibit.cnn?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 19:58 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Looking for Lessons in Newtown :: When I made a case for tighter gun control, some passionate readers had a few bones to pick. Now for some counterpoints.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/kristof-looking-for-lessons-in-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: On Guns, America Stands Out :: Raw data shows how shamefully we measure up against other countries in gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/blow-on-guns-america-stands-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The N.R.A. Protection Racket :: Republican politicians have been bullied by gun lobbyists for far too long.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/the-nra-protection-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Supreme Court Nominees Were Blocked Long Before Bork :: The verb "to Bork" may seem like a dig at an honored martyr of the right, but the campaign to defeat him was neither unprecedented nor illegitimate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/supreme-court-nominees-were-blocked-long-before-bork.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Playing Taxes Hold 'Em :: For a change, progressives can give thanks to the G.O.P. crazies this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/krugman-playing-taxes-hold-em.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Labs, Washed Away :: After a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, hospital patients will return long before the researchers are back on track.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/labs-washed-away.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Strangers in the Night :: If the two parties just knew a little more about each other we might have a deal on the "fiscal cliff" already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/brooks-strangers-in-the-night.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Dec-2012 18:57

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

WikiLeaks to release 1M documents :: Defiant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says "every country in the world" will be affected when the website releases a huge cache of documents next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/assange-wikileaks-release/index.html?eref�ition

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Global thoughts on Newtown :: People from Hong Kong, London, and Johannesburg share their thoughts on the shooting in Newtown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/18/orig-open-mic-newtown-shooting.cnn?eref�ition

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gun control in Japan vs. U.S. :: In 2008, Japan had 11 gun-related murders while the United States had 12 thousand. CNN;s Kyung Lah reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/20/early-lah-japan-us-gunmurders.cnn?eref�ition

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

House approves bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AK49oiGqNjU/us-usa-defense-policy-idUSBRE8BJ1FQ20121221

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rights to Garland's TV series to be sold :: Looking for that special Christmas gift for the Judy Garland fan who has everything? Consider giving them the U.S. rights to the legendary actress-singer's television variety series.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/judy-garland-show/index.html?eref�ition

Troops sent to Argentine resort :: The Argentine government sends some 400 troops to the Andean resort of Bariloche after people begin looting from supermarkets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20805042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange to publish 'million more files' - Aljazeera.com :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFGKp5yckoyNKT70A50goASrIQLgw&url=http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2012/12/201212215173684881.html

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Talking as time runs out :: Mark Mardell on how the US Republican leader's Plan B fell flat
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807464#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: In ICE-NYSE deal, one CEO steps back, the other rises :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H_w8EY_1fs8/us-intercontinentalexchange-nyse-ceos-idUSBRE8BK07A20121221

Clinton's legacy :: The year 2012 was supposed to herald Hillary Clinton's swan song, a golden departure amid speculation that she might consider another run at the presidency in 2016.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/politics/benghazi-report-clinton-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Europe gripped by extreme cold snap :: At least 61 people have died as snow and sub-zero temperatures spread across parts of eastern Europe.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20807587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

Gang rape sparks anger in India :: Mallika Kapur reports on the uproar among New Delhi's women after a mass-rape on a bus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/21/women-on-alert-after-gang-rape-in-india-kapur.cnn?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 18:57 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Looking for Lessons in Newtown :: When I made a case for tighter gun control, some passionate readers had a few bones to pick. Now for some counterpoints.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/kristof-looking-for-lessons-in-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: On Guns, America Stands Out :: Raw data shows how shamefully we measure up against other countries in gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/blow-on-guns-america-stands-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The N.R.A. Protection Racket :: Republican politicians have been bullied by gun lobbyists for far too long.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/the-nra-protection-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Playing Taxes Hold 'Em :: For a change, progressives can give thanks to the G.O.P. crazies this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/krugman-playing-taxes-hold-em.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Labs, Washed Away :: After a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, hospital patients will return long before the researchers are back on track.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/labs-washed-away.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Supreme Court Nominees Were Blocked Long Before Bork :: The verb "to Bork" may seem like a dig at an honored martyr of the right, but the campaign to defeat him was neither unprecedented nor illegitimate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/supreme-court-nominees-were-blocked-long-before-bork.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Strangers in the Night :: If the two parties just knew a little more about each other we might have a deal on the "fiscal cliff" already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/brooks-strangers-in-the-night.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Dec-2012 17:58

VIDEO: Would you wear a 'Twitter dress'? :: We are used to reading and sending tweets and status updates on smartphones and tablets - but will we soon be doing this on people's clothes?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20784308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Modi wins Gujarat poll, may boost PM ambitions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/q-a183f9TQs/gujarat-election-results-narendra-modi-idINDEE8BJ02520121220

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

WikiLeaks to release 1M documents :: Defiant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says "every country in the world" will be affected when the website releases a huge cache of documents next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/assange-wikileaks-release/index.html?eref�ition

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Global thoughts on Newtown :: People from Hong Kong, London, and Johannesburg share their thoughts on the shooting in Newtown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/18/orig-open-mic-newtown-shooting.cnn?eref�ition

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gun control in Japan vs. U.S. :: In 2008, Japan had 11 gun-related murders while the United States had 12 thousand. CNN;s Kyung Lah reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/20/early-lah-japan-us-gunmurders.cnn?eref�ition

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rights to Garland's TV series to be sold :: Looking for that special Christmas gift for the Judy Garland fan who has everything? Consider giving them the U.S. rights to the legendary actress-singer's television variety series.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/judy-garland-show/index.html?eref�ition

Troops sent to Argentine resort :: The Argentine government sends some 400 troops to the Andean resort of Bariloche after people begin looting from supermarkets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20805042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Papers back action on bank reform :: Papers back action on bank reform
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20807485#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assange to publish 'million more files' - Aljazeera.com :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFGKp5yckoyNKT70A50goASrIQLgw&url=http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2012/12/201212215173684881.html

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Talking as time runs out :: Mark Mardell on how the US Republican leader's Plan B fell flat
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807464#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outpouring for Aesha :: The evolving story of Aesha, disfigured by the Taliban and featured on Time magazine cover, has captivated audiences around the world. CNN showcases your tributes to her courage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/us/reactions-aesha-surgery/index.html?eref�ition

Clinton's legacy :: The year 2012 was supposed to herald Hillary Clinton's swan song, a golden departure amid speculation that she might consider another run at the presidency in 2016.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/politics/benghazi-report-clinton-legacy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Europe gripped by extreme cold snap :: At least 61 people have died as snow and sub-zero temperatures spread across parts of eastern Europe.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20807587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA posts YouTube video debunking Maya "Armageddon" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/exb9YM9rIMw/us-maya-calendar-nasa-idUSBRE8BJ16D20121221

21-Dec-2012 16:55

Iran firms that shipped arms to Syria hit with UN sanctions - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNETUKvzTgWl3xEi7yurhmpVIrPhEA&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/20/us-iran-sanctions-un-idUSBRE8BJ1DQ20121220

VIDEO: Would you wear a 'Twitter dress'? :: We are used to reading and sending tweets and status updates on smartphones and tablets - but will we soon be doing this on people's clothes?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20784308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Modi wins Gujarat poll, may boost PM ambitions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/q-a183f9TQs/gujarat-election-results-narendra-modi-idINDEE8BJ02520121220

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Despite massacres, little legislation :: Days after the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, demands from the public and lawmakers for tougher gun control legislation were met by President Barack Obama's call for a re-examination of the country's gun laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/politics/legislation-after-mass-shootings/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-Rwanda minister sentenced :: Rwanda's former planning minister is sentenced to 35 years in prison after being found guilty by a U.N. tribunal of genocide, incitement to genocide and rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/rwanda-genocide-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

WikiLeaks to release 1M documents :: Defiant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says "every country in the world" will be affected when the website releases a huge cache of documents next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/assange-wikileaks-release/index.html?eref�ition

Cameron makes surprise Afghan visit :: British Prime Minister David Cameron made a surprise visit to the troops in Afghanistan Thursday, a day after he announced a significant drawdown of UK forces there.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/uk-cameron-afghanistan/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan tense amid unrest :: A town engulfed by fighting in South Sudan remained tense Thursday as peacekeepers and police deployed patrols and "a significant number" of people who had fled to safety stayed at a U.N. base, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/south-sudan-instability/index.html?eref�ition

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Global thoughts on Newtown :: People from Hong Kong, London, and Johannesburg share their thoughts on the shooting in Newtown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/18/orig-open-mic-newtown-shooting.cnn?eref�ition

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gun control in Japan vs. U.S. :: In 2008, Japan had 11 gun-related murders while the United States had 12 thousand. CNN;s Kyung Lah reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/20/early-lah-japan-us-gunmurders.cnn?eref�ition

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

House approves bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AK49oiGqNjU/us-usa-defense-policy-idUSBRE8BJ1FQ20121221

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rights to Garland's TV series to be sold :: Looking for that special Christmas gift for the Judy Garland fan who has everything? Consider giving them the U.S. rights to the legendary actress-singer's television variety series.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/judy-garland-show/index.html?eref�ition

Troops sent to Argentine resort :: The Argentine government sends some 400 troops to the Andean resort of Bariloche after people begin looting from supermarkets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20805042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Papers back action on bank reform :: Papers back action on bank reform
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20807485#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's career advice for 2013 :: As we prepare to welcome a new year, women share plans to improve their work lives in 2013. Here are some of our favorite resolutions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/business/women-new-year-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial :: Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20807525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Celebrating an end ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

21-Dec-2012 16:55 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Looking for Lessons in Newtown :: When I made a case for tighter gun control, some passionate readers had a few bones to pick. Now for some counterpoints.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/kristof-looking-for-lessons-in-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: On Guns, America Stands Out :: Raw data shows how shamefully we measure up against other countries in gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/blow-on-guns-america-stands-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The N.R.A. Protection Racket :: Republican politicians have been bullied by gun lobbyists for far too long.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/opinion/the-nra-protection-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Labs, Washed Away :: After a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, hospital patients will return long before the researchers are back on track.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/labs-washed-away.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Playing Taxes Hold 'Em :: For a change, progressives can give thanks to the G.O.P. crazies this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/krugman-playing-taxes-hold-em.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Strangers in the Night :: If the two parties just knew a little more about each other we might have a deal on the "fiscal cliff" already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/21/opinion/brooks-strangers-in-the-night.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Dec-2012 15:54

VIDEO: Would you wear a 'Twitter dress'? :: We are used to reading and sending tweets and status updates on smartphones and tablets - but will we soon be doing this on people's clothes?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20784308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Modi wins Gujarat poll, may boost PM ambitions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/q-a183f9TQs/gujarat-election-results-narendra-modi-idINDEE8BJ02520121220

Hundreds pay tribute to legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dgncr2szvDI/ravi-shankar-india-idINDEE8BJ0D920121220

Despite massacres, little legislation :: Days after the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, demands from the public and lawmakers for tougher gun control legislation were met by President Barack Obama's call for a re-examination of the country's gun laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/politics/legislation-after-mass-shootings/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-Rwanda minister sentenced :: Rwanda's former planning minister is sentenced to 35 years in prison after being found guilty by a U.N. tribunal of genocide, incitement to genocide and rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/rwanda-genocide-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Iraq: 150 abducted from finance ministry :: Iraq's Finance Minister Rafei al-Essawi said Thursday that "a militia force" raided his house, headquarters and ministry in Baghdad and kidnapped 150 people, and he holds the nation's prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, responsible for their safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/meast/iraq-finance-minister-kidnappings/index.html?eref�ition

WikiLeaks to release 1M documents :: Defiant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says "every country in the world" will be affected when the website releases a huge cache of documents next year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/assange-wikileaks-release/index.html?eref�ition

Cameron makes surprise Afghan visit :: British Prime Minister David Cameron made a surprise visit to the troops in Afghanistan Thursday, a day after he announced a significant drawdown of UK forces there.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/europe/uk-cameron-afghanistan/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan tense amid unrest :: A town engulfed by fighting in South Sudan remained tense Thursday as peacekeepers and police deployed patrols and "a significant number" of people who had fled to safety stayed at a U.N. base, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/south-sudan-instability/index.html?eref�ition

Crime check red tape abolished :: New free "portable" background checks on people who help out in schools and clubs have been outlined by the government.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20796686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marine sentenced for urine video :: A US Marine is reduced in ranks and forfeits $500 pay after admitting urinating on the body of a dead Afghan combatant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807182#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trojan horse 'eliminates' cancer :: An experimental 'Trojan-horse' cancer therapy has completely eliminated prostate cancer in experiments on mice, according to UK researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20795977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Global thoughts on Newtown :: People from Hong Kong, London, and Johannesburg share their thoughts on the shooting in Newtown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/18/orig-open-mic-newtown-shooting.cnn?eref�ition

The ex-offenders left with huge court debts :: How do you rack up $42,000 of debt in prison?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20796981#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part four :: Part four of our bumper news quiz
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20761954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gun control in Japan vs. U.S. :: In 2008, Japan had 11 gun-related murders while the United States had 12 thousand. CNN;s Kyung Lah reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/20/early-lah-japan-us-gunmurders.cnn?eref�ition

Life after the (non) end of the world :: How will believers cope with world not ending today?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What to say to Obama in 30 seconds :: You've got 30 seconds with Obama - what do you say?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20686066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

200 answers to 200 questions :: One question and one answer from 200 famous faces
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20774879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Morsy supporters accused of beatings :: At least 49 men were beaten and detained for up to 17 hours allegedly by supporters of President Mohamed Morsy during deadly clashes near the presidential palace in Cairo on December 5, human rights activists say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/africa/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Making your babies without sex :: Aarathi Prasad says scientists are working on techniques that could give people more freedom to decide when and how to have children
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/opinion/prasad-reproduction-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Israel on gun violence :: Israelis compare the gun culture in their own country and compare it with the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/20/open-mic-israel-gun-control.cnn?eref�ition

House approves bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AK49oiGqNjU/us-usa-defense-policy-idUSBRE8BJ1FQ20121221

UN imposes sanctions on 2 Iranian companies - USA TODAY :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNENXEfC5OSpJBSizVXOSAyTs9p1jg&url=http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012/12/20/un-sanctions-iranian-companies/1783449/

Instagram retreats on some service terms after backlash :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xVbF1uAoIdE/usa-instagram-changes-idINDEE8BK00N20121221

Tsunami survivor's impossible tale :: One family's 'impossible' story hits the big screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20783441#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rights to Garland's TV series to be sold :: Looking for that special Christmas gift for the Judy Garland fan who has everything? Consider giving them the U.S. rights to the legendary actress-singer's television variety series.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/showbiz/judy-garland-show/index.html?eref�ition

China: 600 held over doomsday 'rumors' :: More than 600 members of a fringe Christian group in China are detained for spreading rumors of an impending apocalypse, state-run media report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/asia/china-doomsday-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

Troops sent to Argentine resort :: The Argentine government sends some 400 troops to the Andean resort of Bariloche after people begin looting from supermarkets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20805042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Newtown shootings: Minute silence :: People across the United States will observe a minute's silence later, exactly one week after a gunman killed twenty children and six members of staff at a primary school in Connecticut.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20807409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa