Monday, June 17, 2013

17-Jun-2013 05:57

No comment on NSA leaker :: China remained tight-lipped Thursday about its stance on NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who is believed to be holed up in a safe house somewhere in the semiautonomous territory of Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/13/politics/nsa-leak/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: 75 years of Superman :: A look back at Superman's comic book origins
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22870746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Airbus A350 takes off on debut flight :: Airbus's long-awaited A350 XWB takes off on its first flight, amid speculation it may be shown off at the Paris Airshow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/travel/a350-xwb-first-flight-2/index.html?eref�ition

Aga Khan's $3M stable makeover :: This weekend the historic Grand Stables -- and its adjoining Museum of the Horse -- will be unveiled to the world as part of a $3.3 million makeover led by the Aga Khan IV, business magnate and spiritual leader of 20 million Ismali Muslims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/sport/horse-museum-aga-khan-chantilly/index.html?eref�ition

Iran's 'epic' election ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 14 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 14 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22902445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tyler's Aerosmith anthems :: Aerosmith sinnger Steven Tyler describes how singing in church inspired his rock music.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/14/talk-asia-steve-tyler-c.cnn.html?eref�ition

Where are the super heroines? :: Super-MAN, Spider-MAN, Bat-MAN and Iron MAN. As CNN's Neil Curry reports, you'll need x-ray vision to find the heroines!
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/14/comic-book-heroes-curry-heroines.cnn.html?eref�ition

Travel using nothing but apps :: CNN's Ayesha Durgahee travels to Rome using apps to book her travel, hotels and record her memories.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/13/business-traveller-durgahee-europe-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 June 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22907534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point Of View: Fly, Fish, Mouse and Worm :: Tom Shakespeare explains how four species are used to investigate the basic processes shared by all living creatures.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22904931#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Raj royal: William's Indian roots revealed :: Britain's royal family has long been taunted for its German roots, but now a more exotic lineage can be revealed after evidence emerged indicating that Prince William is the direct descendant of an Indian woman.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/europe/britain-prince-william-india/index.html?eref�ition

'The man who made a nation cry' :: Rio's Maracana Stadium was packed in expectation of Brazil's first World Cup triumph. What happened left a burning scar in the nation's psyche.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/sport/football/brazil-confederations-cup-neymar-pele-football/index.html?eref�ition

Firm suspended over woman's care :: Mosaic Community Care, the firm at the centre of a row about the poor care of an older woman in her home, is suspended by the UK trade body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22913873#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New breed of terror in N. Ireland :: John Horgan and John Morrison warn IRA splinter groups present a terror threat to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/opinion/horgan-g8-northern-ireland/index.html?eref�ition

Malaysian author scoops Scott prize :: Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng wins the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for historical Fiction for his second novel The Garden of Evening Mists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-22904073#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Knighthood for cancer gene scientist :: The scientist who identified one of the genes that causes breast cancer has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22905680#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Head teachers recognised in honours :: Five head teachers have been knighted or made dames in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22907760#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama, Xi: 'New model' in relations :: Even after months of tensions over alleged cyberattacks, the leaders of China and the United States struck positive tones in a two-day summit that ended Saturday in the sweltering heat of the California desert as both talked of forging a "new model" for their relations going forward.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/07/politics/us-china-summit-cyber-spying/index.html?eref�ition

Clashes erupt at protester's funeral :: Workers have moved in to clean up an Istanbul park hours after Turkish riot police forced out protesters, forcing them to flee into neighboring streets in a fog of tear gas.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/world/europe/turkey-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Glasnost on the Potomac under Obama? Not quite :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's as if the United States has two governments, one open and one very much not. President Barack Obama leads both, trying not to butt heads with himself....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_THE_SECRET_GOVERNMENT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Explosion at Damascus military airport :: A massive explosion at a military airport outside Damascus led to a large fire Sunday night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/world/meast/syria-explosion/index.html?eref�ition

Series of bombings kills 15 in Iraq :: The United Nations and the United States condemned a wave of bombings in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities that left 15 dead and wounded dozens Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/world/meast/iraq-bombings/index.html?eref�ition

Iran's new leader is no reformist :: Millions of Iranians poured into the streets Saturday to celebrate the victory of presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani. Huge crowds snarled traffic in the capital, Tehran, demanding the release of hundreds of political prisoners arrested during protests over sham elections four years ago. "My dead brother and sister, I got your vote back," people chanted, a reference to more than 100 demonstrators killed by the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/opinion/fathi-irans-new-leader/index.html?eref�ition

The way of the Lone Ranger :: "The Lone Ranger" is expected to be one of the biggest movies of the summer; it opens over the long Fourth of July weekend, and the promotional buildup is in high gear.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/opinion/greene-lone-ranger/index.html?eref�ition

North doubtful for first Lions Test :: British and Irish Lions wing George North is rated as "less than 50-50" to be fit for Saturday's first Test against Australia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/22930992

Ex-teacher admits sex with boy :: A former sixth-grade teacher and mother of two pleaded guilty to having sex with a student, Southern California authorities said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/justice/california-teacher-sex-case/index.html?eref�ition

Maracana protest ends in clashes :: Hundreds of protesters in Brazil clash with riot police near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium before a Confederations Cup match.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22930402#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Co-op set to unveil 'bail in' plan :: The Co-operative Bank is close to a deal with regulators to tackle a £1.5bn hole in its balance sheet, which will turn bonds, or loans, into shares.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22925580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bush safe after plane was diverted :: A plane carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville on Saturday night after the pilot reported the smell of smoke.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/us/bush-plane-diverted/index.html?eref�ition

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