Tuesday, July 2, 2013

02-Jul-2013 01:46

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 22-28 June 2013 :: Some of the best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23102553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mark Carney: The 'film star' banker :: The Clooney lookalike taking over the Bank of England
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23050597#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Babies offered vomiting bug vaccine :: An extra vaccination is being given to babies to protect them against a common vomiting and diarrhoea bug.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23103707#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Carpets of seaweed' grown for fuel :: Scientists are farming seaweed close to the small western island of Kerrera as part of international project to make seaweed-based biofuel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23083492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NYC tourist helicopter down in river :: A sightseeing ride in the skies over New York City turned into a whole different kind of adventure on Sunday when the helicopter made an emergency landing in the Hudson River.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/30/us/new-york-helicopter-river/index.html?eref�ition

Nokia agrees to buy Siemens' stake in NSN joint venture: Bloomberg :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/PgRSniziVYk/story01.htm

Why has Spain fallen out of love with Europe? :: Why Spain has fallen out of love with the EU
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23064490#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Millions flood Egypt's streets to demand Mursi quit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CRwq-ZlgaeE/story01.htm

Supreme Court justice denies bid to stop California gay marriages :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/a0uVRO0HghM/story01.htm

Assad's forces battle to tighten control of central Syria :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H0N5AbMPVSU/story01.htm

Kerry optimistic after Mideast talks :: Secretary of State John Kerry ended four days of shuttle diplomacy Sunday without an agreement to revive Mideast peace talks but said significant progress had been made and that he would return to the region soon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/30/world/meast/kerry-mideast-talks/index.html?eref�ition

Why China loves to build copycat towns :: It's Venice, but in China - why the craze for copycat towns?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23067082#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. pledges $7B for African electricity :: U.S. President Barack Obama pledges $7 billion to help combat frequent power blackouts in sub-Saharan Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/30/world/africa/south-africa-obama-pledge/index.html?eref�ition

PRECIOUS-Gold inches up after volatile week; data eyed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ERLAjltqE98/story01.htm

Gay pride parades draw huge crowds after marriage rulings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hf0C5QbGdbE/story01.htm

Party outweighs protest after Brazil Confederations Cup victory :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZdCZX8B8-Ew/story01.htm

How much pornography is on the web? :: Why there is less porn online than you might think
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23030090#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile's Bachelet in primary comeback :: Chilean ex-President Michelle Bachelet secures a place in November's presidential election by winning a primary for her left-wing opposition bloc.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23121534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cirque du Soleil performer dies during Las Vegas show :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bjd6Qnmw7hM/story01.htm

Cirque du Soleil performer dies during Las Vegas show :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b0npu2vsdNI/story01.htm

In pictures: Life in Baltistan :: Life in the remote region of Baltistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-22690692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Assad's forces battle to tighten control of central Syria :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/uIbRsX5di44/story01.htm

Pakistan utility company fights to power chaotic port megacity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/k4qAbENKvAg/story01.htm

Obama urges Africa to follow spirit of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9vA_QZB0r70/story01.htm

Blast in Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 28 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/tPoShNk9iL8/story01.htm

Pennsylvania lawmakers pass budget but not pension reform :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/v8w44Cq0YUk/story01.htm

Mining titans, movie moguls: Macau's junket operators branch out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/EjU37MgaANo/story01.htm

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