Wednesday, April 17, 2013

17-Apr-2013 06:58

Chinese travelers turn to rail :: With less than half an hour to spare, Chen Zhu calmly emerged from the subway station connected to the massive Beijing West Railway Station with a small, wheeled bag.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/11/travel/china-high-speed-rail/index.html?eref�ition

'Daily Show' clip goes viral :: A "Daily Show" clip mocking North Korea has gone viral in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/04/11/nr-daily-show-north-korea.cnn?eref�ition

China's GDP expected to grow :: Despite concerns about debt and export growth, China's GDP could see some growth this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/04/11/intv-wbt-china-economy-urlich.cnn?eref�ition

Our Oceans: Victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Reef's beauty captured on film :: Doing for our oceans what Google Street View has done on land, a team of marine scientists is building up an extraordinary picture of the world's coral reefs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/27/tech/oceans-coral-seaview-cameras/index.html?eref�ition

Google in peace deal with Brussels :: Google is bowing for the first time to legally binding constraints on how it presents search results, according to a draft agreement with the EU's top competition authority.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/business/google-eu-regulation/index.html?eref�ition

Why North Korea 'has already won' :: Even if the crisis ends right now, North Korea will have succeeded in sending a message across the world: that nuclear weapons make you untouchable, writes Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/13/opinion/ghitis-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. drone strikes radicalize Pakistanis :: The Sabaoon School for boys in northern Pakistan is anything but average.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/pakistan-swat-valley-school/index.html?eref�ition

Did Maduro win fair and square? :: Officials in Venezuela say that Nicolas Maduro has won the election, but the opposition is fighting the results.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/04/15/newton-lok-venezuela-elections.cnn?eref�ition

In Pictures: Thatcher funeral rehearsal :: Military rehearsal for Baroness Thatcher
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22151836#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China convince Kim to cool it? :: As North Korea's long-term ally, analysts say China has the greatest potential leverage over the country's young leader. But is it likely to assert itself and would Kim Jong Un even listen?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/12/world/asia/china-north-korea-relations-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: N Korea celebrations :: 101st anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22150486#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 April 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 April
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22150972#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Everton face test of Champions League hopes at Arsenal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Sgk375d_h60/story01.htm

Chris Bracey: Heaven and Hell :: Light artist's first UK solo exhibition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22129987#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IOC to cut petrol prices by 1 rupee per litre from Tuesday :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2E6A7eokZHU/story01.htm

In pictures: Royal Yacht Britannia at 60 :: A look back at the Royal Yacht Britannia
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22122763#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Minute's silence for Hillsborough victims :: Families of Liverpool fans who died at Hillsborough have gathered at Anfield for the annual memorial service.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22159001#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two supporters shot dead in Brazil :: Two football supporters are shot dead by rival fans in Fortaleza, Brazil near one of the venues for the World Cup.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/world-cup/22156991

Pianist sentenced for insulting Islam :: An Istanbul court slapped a world-renowned musician Monday with a 10-month suspended sentence for posting a series of tweets that poked fun at Islamic descriptions of heaven.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/world/europe/turkey-pianist-twitter-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

European rabbinic body giving top honors to Merkel - Jewish Telegraphic Agency :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHWl7V1VqYZnS40NbvxqJVq-orP2w&url=http://www.jta.org/news/article/2013/04/15/3124296/european-rabbinic-body-announces-top-honors-for-merkel

Turkish pianist convicted of insulting religion through tweets - Los Angeles Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNG1AlJaO8UmalxuaVLkuTVZEx_K-g&url=http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-turkish-pianist-insulting-religion-tweets-20130415,0,4684685.story

Nepali TV host earns Guinness record for longest talk show :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/oVBtYxyYTsI/story01.htm

US court hears gene patents case :: The US Supreme Court hears arguments questioning whether the human genome can be claimed as intellectual property.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22157410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Modeling Earth's ecosystems :: A group of researchers is building a comprehensive model of the Earth's ecosystems to help predict climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/03/25/durgahee-ecosystem-modeling.cnn?eref�ition

Oceans on brink of collapse :: As the human footprint has spread, the remaining wildernesses on our planet have retreated. However, dive just a few meters below the ocean surface and you will enter a world where humans very rarely venture.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/oceans-overfishing-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Zao Wou-ki: Painting beyond words :: The Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-ki once told me that painting expresses the thoughts we struggle to put into words. Faced with this challenge, "It's easier to learn English!" he joked, his wit shining through, even though Alzheimer's disease had already begun its slow, relentless onslaught on his mind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/11/opinion/painter-zao-wou-ki/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

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