Thursday, May 30, 2013

30-May-2013 15:02

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators aim for bill to replace Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oonbyuakDHk/story01.htm

2012: Sgt. Bales' wife speaks out :: CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Kari Bales, the wife of Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, suspect in the Afghan massacre.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2012/07/03/exp-eb-sgt-robert-bales-wife-comes-outfront.cnn.html?eref�ition

Helping Syrian rebels a dangerous risk :: The United States has a history of often picking sides in Middle East conflicts to its own detriment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/29/opinion/rand-paul-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Lib Dem MP faces disciplinary action :: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg asks the party's chief whip to invoke disciplinary procedures against Portsmouth South MP Mike Hancock.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-22711395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Backlash against Chinese tourists :: Travel agency owner Mei Zhang discusses the backlash against Chinese tourists' behavior.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/29/intv-china-tourists-mei-zhang.cnn.html?eref�ition

The voices of summers gone by :: Memories of cricket doyens John Arlott, "Johnners" and "CMJ"
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/22653503

Odd names for people's loved ones :: Ten unusual ways people refer to their other halves
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22699938#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Cash remains king in UK shops' :: Cash is still the most popular form of payment in UK shops but the popularity of vouchers and coupons is on the rise, research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22703189#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Warning over UK use of cheap coal :: Coal on the global market is so cheap that it threatens government attempts to tackle climate change, the chairman of the Environment Agency warns
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22711416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Face of Mary Rose sailor recreated :: Robert Hall speaks to a forensic artist who explains how he created a detailed model of the head of one of the sailors who drowned almost 500 years ago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22704980#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shell under the skin, 10 years after crisis :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8RtvH_-6AtE/story01.htm

Bloomberg letters 'contained ricin' :: Two threatening letters are sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, with initial tests suggesting they contain the deadly poison ricin, say police.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22712300#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Common painkillers 'pose heart risk' :: Some common painkillers, including ibuprofen and diclofenac, may slightly increase the risk of heart problems if taken in high doses for a long time, data suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22694858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women's conference slammed for allowing MP Kurien accused of rape :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sKgnTJkDdMc/story01.htm

Angry about immigration plan, some gay donors cut off Democrats :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/x2nUy6-dHNs/story01.htm

Means-test degree fees, says charity :: University tuition fees in England should be means-tested to allow poorer students to pay less, an education charity has urged.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22691147#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A race to the top for China & U.S. :: CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with a long-time adviser to China's leaders about the upcoming China U.S. summit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/29/exp-race-china-us-amanpour.cnn.html?eref�ition

The Mary Rose crew members revealed :: How the faces of the Mary Rose crew were revealed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-22639505#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Inside a Chinese 'cancer village' :: Feng Xiaofeng moves down an alleyway toward her home in Wuli, an ordinary village in eastern China's Zhejiang province, with an extraordinary problem.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/world/asia/china-cancer-villages-mckenzie/index.html?eref�ition

Son works years to bail mother out :: In India, a son spent years earning money to bail his mother out of jail. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/29/pkg-india-son-bails-mother-out.cnn-ibn.html?eref�ition

Desperate choices for Syrian wounded :: Qusayr has been bombarded for more than a week. The shelling has been so intense that residents of the town of 20,000 civilians just across Lebanon's border in Syria wait for the occasional lulls that occur at night to bury the dead.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/29/world/meast/syria-civil-war/index.html?eref�ition

Top U.S. tax breaks to cost $12 trillion over decade, benefit wealthy: CBO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XwNTXkcMRpA/story01.htm

How the Coronation kick-started the love of television :: Other than the Coronation, what was on TV in 1953?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22688498#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Britain's most colourful 'first lady' :: The colourful socialite who ended up in Downing Street
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-21772657#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asteroid mining company wants to put your face in space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Wztq6S5lFw/story01.htm

U.S. soldier accused of killing Afghans in deal to avoid execution -lawyer :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eYpkW_rh1X0/story01.htm

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