Saturday, August 31, 2013

31-Aug-2013 23:45

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm

Tiny computer is the big star :: Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi and a plan for smart road signs are among the winners at the largest design prize.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/tech/innovation/big-plans-tiny-creations-index-awards/index.html?eref�ition

Are best property deals in Moscow? :: As Europe inches toward its recovery from crisis, the boss of one of the region's biggest home retailers says there are "more positive" signs in the UK market but he expects growth to come from further afield.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/business/uk-property-bubble-economy/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa gold miners call strike :: Gold miners in South Africa call a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23900264#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee charts in uncharted territory :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sYtyQsQPfwU/story01.htm

Afghanistan suicide attack kills Kunduz district governor, civilians :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/f83-OIrTHAs/story01.htm

June quarter GDP growth at 4.4 percent - govt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AP2g7A5YHWs/story01.htm

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

31-Aug-2013 23:45 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

10 Questions for John Mayer :: Singer-songwriter John Mayer on throat surgery, his new album, life in Montana and the DIY music industry
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2150619,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Martin Luther King Jr: Architect of the 21st Century :: With a single phrase, Martin Luther King Jr. joined Jefferson and Lincoln in the ranks of men who've shaped modern America
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149610,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

How Johnny Manziel warmed up for his suspension - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2013/08/31/how-johnny-manziel-warmed-up-for-his-suspension/2751039/

Smoke From Sierra Fire Reaches Yosemite Valley - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/smoke-sierra-fire-drifts-central-calif-20123710

Buffett investment tips on his birthday - CNBC.com :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101000052

Lives Intertwined: Conjoined Twins Explained :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1952a/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C0A80C310Cconjoined0Etwins0Eexplained0C/story01.htm

High-Tech Thieves Stealing Cars Across US :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1e436/sc/30/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Chackers0Egrab0Ecar0Cstory0Did0F20A10A50A78/story01.htm

7.0 Quake Rocks Alaska's Aleutian Islands :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309b63b5/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C70A0Equake0Erecorded0Ealaskas0Ealeutian0Eislands0E20A119910A/story01.htm

Mortgage lending and house prices stoke fears of housing bubble - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10277216/Mortgage-lending-and-house-prices-stoke-fears-of-housing-bubble.html

Hospital Threw Out Donor Kidney, Now Denies Negligence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30944b22/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Ctoledo0Ehospital0Ethrew0Edonor0Ekidney0Enow0Edenies0Enegligence0Cstory0Did0F20A110A334/story01.htm

Mississippi Sheriff Indicted on 31 Charges :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a0ea2d/sc/42/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmississippi0Esheriff0Eindicted0E310Echarges0E20A122250A/story01.htm

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a17f1a/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Cwalk0Eoff0E10A0Epounds0Cstory0Did0F20A10A0A138/story01.htm

Charlie Munger: Lessons From an Investing Giant - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324324404579044891534700108.html

Couple Married for 71 Years Die Hours Apart :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309e75df/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cill0Ecouple0Emarried0E710Eyears0Edie0Ehours0E20A116711/story01.htm

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Businessman makes £300 after turning table on cold-callers - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/10273070/Businessman-makes-300-after-turning-table-on-cold-callers.html


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31-Aug-2013 22:44

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm

Tiny computer is the big star :: Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi and a plan for smart road signs are among the winners at the largest design prize.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/tech/innovation/big-plans-tiny-creations-index-awards/index.html?eref�ition

Are best property deals in Moscow? :: As Europe inches toward its recovery from crisis, the boss of one of the region's biggest home retailers says there are "more positive" signs in the UK market but he expects growth to come from further afield.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/business/uk-property-bubble-economy/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa gold miners call strike :: Gold miners in South Africa call a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23900264#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee charts in uncharted territory :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sYtyQsQPfwU/story01.htm

Afghanistan suicide attack kills Kunduz district governor, civilians :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/f83-OIrTHAs/story01.htm

June quarter GDP growth at 4.4 percent - govt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AP2g7A5YHWs/story01.htm

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

31-Aug-2013 22:44 Obama

Congress' top Republicans praise Obama on Syria - Kansas City Star :: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/08/31/4449808/mcconnell-seeking-congress-ok.html

Obama will seek congressional approval before any military action against Syria - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/31/20270696-obama-will-seek-congressional-approval-before-any-military-action-against-syria?lite

Obama will seek congressional approval before any military action against Syria - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/31/20270696-obama-will-seek-congressional-approval-before-any-military-action-against-syria?lite

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

International weapons experts leave Syria, Obama to make statement :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama Will Seek Syria Vote in Congress :: President Obama said that he had decided that the United States should take military action against Syria, but that he would wait for a debate and vote in Congress when both houses return in September.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

President Obama to Speak on Crisis in Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a234ef/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Cpresident0Eobama0Eto0Espeak0Eon0Ecrisis0Ein0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Experts Fear That U.S. Plan to Strike Syria Overlooks Risks :: Diplomats and others say President Obama's proposal to attack Syria fails to plan for risks like a surge in anti-Americanism and a wider regional conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/experts-fear-us-plan-to-strike-syria-overlooks-risks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Support Slipping, U.S. Defends Plan for Syria Attack :: Facing faltering support in foreign capitals and Congress, the Obama administration made an aggressive push to justify military intervention in Syria on the grounds that American credibility was at stake.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/support-slipping-us-defends-plan-for-syria-attack.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Obama

31-Aug-2013 21:43

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Netherlands' property bubble: Pop! :: A housing crash hits the Dutch. But how did such a prudent nation end up so broke?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/business/netherlands-nation-under-water/index.html?eref�ition

China's vanishing rural villages :: Residents of a dying village are hoping World Heritage status can save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-rural-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Wooden coaster: Fastest, steepest :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Should West intervene? :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/isjtAWnAch4/story01.htm

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm

Tiny computer is the big star :: Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi and a plan for smart road signs are among the winners at the largest design prize.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/tech/innovation/big-plans-tiny-creations-index-awards/index.html?eref�ition

Are best property deals in Moscow? :: As Europe inches toward its recovery from crisis, the boss of one of the region's biggest home retailers says there are "more positive" signs in the UK market but he expects growth to come from further afield.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/business/uk-property-bubble-economy/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa gold miners call strike :: Gold miners in South Africa call a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23900264#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee charts in uncharted territory :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sYtyQsQPfwU/story01.htm

31-Aug-2013 21:43 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

10 Questions for John Mayer :: Singer-songwriter John Mayer on throat surgery, his new album, life in Montana and the DIY music industry
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2150619,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Martin Luther King Jr: Architect of the 21st Century :: With a single phrase, Martin Luther King Jr. joined Jefferson and Lincoln in the ranks of men who've shaped modern America
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149610,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Buffett investment tips on his birthday - CNBC.com :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101000052

Lives Intertwined: Conjoined Twins Explained :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1952a/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C0A80C310Cconjoined0Etwins0Eexplained0C/story01.htm

High-Tech Thieves Stealing Cars Across US :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1e436/sc/30/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Chackers0Egrab0Ecar0Cstory0Did0F20A10A50A78/story01.htm

7.0 Quake Rocks Alaska's Aleutian Islands :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309b63b5/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C70A0Equake0Erecorded0Ealaskas0Ealeutian0Eislands0E20A119910A/story01.htm

Mortgage lending and house prices stoke fears of housing bubble - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10277216/Mortgage-lending-and-house-prices-stoke-fears-of-housing-bubble.html

Hospital Threw Out Donor Kidney, Now Denies Negligence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30944b22/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Ctoledo0Ehospital0Ethrew0Edonor0Ekidney0Enow0Edenies0Enegligence0Cstory0Did0F20A110A334/story01.htm

Mississippi Sheriff Indicted on 31 Charges :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a0ea2d/sc/42/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmississippi0Esheriff0Eindicted0E310Echarges0E20A122250A/story01.htm

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a17f1a/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Cwalk0Eoff0E10A0Epounds0Cstory0Did0F20A10A0A138/story01.htm

Charlie Munger: Lessons From an Investing Giant - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324324404579044891534700108.html

Couple Married for 71 Years Die Hours Apart :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309e75df/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cill0Ecouple0Emarried0E710Eyears0Edie0Ehours0E20A116711/story01.htm

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

31-Aug-2013 20:42

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Netherlands' property bubble: Pop! :: A housing crash hits the Dutch. But how did such a prudent nation end up so broke?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/business/netherlands-nation-under-water/index.html?eref�ition

China's vanishing rural villages :: Residents of a dying village are hoping World Heritage status can save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-rural-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

Rupee weakens ahead of growth data; bonds yields rise :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hek-bcVd4rE/story01.htm

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Wooden coaster: Fastest, steepest :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Iraq war ghosts end UK plans to take part in Syria action :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XYMl9Kj6EDU/story01.htm

Open Mic: Should West intervene? :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/isjtAWnAch4/story01.htm

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm

Tiny computer is the big star :: Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi and a plan for smart road signs are among the winners at the largest design prize.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/tech/innovation/big-plans-tiny-creations-index-awards/index.html?eref�ition

Are best property deals in Moscow? :: As Europe inches toward its recovery from crisis, the boss of one of the region's biggest home retailers says there are "more positive" signs in the UK market but he expects growth to come from further afield.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/business/uk-property-bubble-economy/index.html?eref�ition

31-Aug-2013 20:42 U.S.

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Pentagon insists it is open to foreign investment in the U.S. :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/h4kY9z2sTFY/story01.htm

Seeking Edge in Academics, Chinese Spend Summer in U.S. :: Many Chinese companies offer summer experiences in the United States costing $5,000 to $15,000, often a first step to an American college education.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/well-off-chinese-students-summer-in-us-seeking-an-edge.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Sixth U.S. ship now in eastern Mediterranean 'as precaution' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/PqpBHHQTnLM/story01.htm

Experts Fear That U.S. Plan to Strike Syria Overlooks Risks :: Diplomats and others say President Obama's proposal to attack Syria fails to plan for risks like a surge in anti-Americanism and a wider regional conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/experts-fear-us-plan-to-strike-syria-overlooks-risks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Support Slipping, U.S. Defends Plan for Syria Attack :: Facing faltering support in foreign capitals and Congress, the Obama administration made an aggressive push to justify military intervention in Syria on the grounds that American credibility was at stake.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/support-slipping-us-defends-plan-for-syria-attack.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Kerry Becomes Chief Advocate for U.S. Attack :: As the administration's frontman for American intervention, Secretary of State John Kerry is able and willing to be more outspoken than the president he serves.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/john-kerry-syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Iraqi militia vows to attack U.S. interests if Syria hit :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/RJBy8JXo9U0/story01.htm

U.S. says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xKqYPMEL9eE/story01.htm

Exclusive - Syria army defectors say U.S. strikes could kill Assad opponents :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yQ-vljQYQHM/story01.htm

Apple rolls out iPhone trade-in program in U.S. stores :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qS-QFNgfrfw/story01.htm

U.S. report: 'high confidence' Syrian forces used chemical weapons multiple times :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/B49RZnrYR7E/story01.htm

U.S. Naval midshipman says she needed to talk about rape case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qYbIj68N_6M/story01.htm

China partners with U.S. oil firm in Egypt :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/Y-h6fukuFLw/index.html


U.S.

31-Aug-2013 19:41

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Netherlands' property bubble: Pop! :: A housing crash hits the Dutch. But how did such a prudent nation end up so broke?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/business/netherlands-nation-under-water/index.html?eref�ition

China's vanishing rural villages :: Residents of a dying village are hoping World Heritage status can save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-rural-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

Rupee crash forces holidaymakers to ditch Italy for Goa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yk0a-gj-_L4/story01.htm

Rupee weakens ahead of growth data; bonds yields rise :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hek-bcVd4rE/story01.htm

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Wooden coaster: Fastest, steepest :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Iraq war ghosts end UK plans to take part in Syria action :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XYMl9Kj6EDU/story01.htm

Open Mic: Should West intervene? :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/isjtAWnAch4/story01.htm

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm

Tiny computer is the big star :: Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi and a plan for smart road signs are among the winners at the largest design prize.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/tech/innovation/big-plans-tiny-creations-index-awards/index.html?eref�ition

31-Aug-2013 19:41 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

10 Questions for John Mayer :: Singer-songwriter John Mayer on throat surgery, his new album, life in Montana and the DIY music industry
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2150619,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Martin Luther King Jr: Architect of the 21st Century :: With a single phrase, Martin Luther King Jr. joined Jefferson and Lincoln in the ranks of men who've shaped modern America
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149610,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

US Open: USA's Riske routs Kvitova, reaches Round 4 - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2013/08/31/us-open-day-6-alison-riske-petra-kvitova/2751029/

Buffett investment tips on his birthday - CNBC.com :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101000052

Lives Intertwined: Conjoined Twins Explained :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1952a/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C0A80C310Cconjoined0Etwins0Eexplained0C/story01.htm

High-Tech Thieves Stealing Cars Across US :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a1e436/sc/30/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Chackers0Egrab0Ecar0Cstory0Did0F20A10A50A78/story01.htm

7.0 Quake Rocks Alaska's Aleutian Islands :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309b63b5/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C70A0Equake0Erecorded0Ealaskas0Ealeutian0Eislands0E20A119910A/story01.htm

Mortgage lending and house prices stoke fears of housing bubble - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10277216/Mortgage-lending-and-house-prices-stoke-fears-of-housing-bubble.html

Hospital Threw Out Donor Kidney, Now Denies Negligence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30944b22/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Ctoledo0Ehospital0Ethrew0Edonor0Ekidney0Enow0Edenies0Enegligence0Cstory0Did0F20A110A334/story01.htm

Mississippi Sheriff Indicted on 31 Charges :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a0ea2d/sc/42/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmississippi0Esheriff0Eindicted0E310Echarges0E20A122250A/story01.htm

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a17f1a/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Cwalk0Eoff0E10A0Epounds0Cstory0Did0F20A10A0A138/story01.htm

Charlie Munger: Lessons From an Investing Giant - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324324404579044891534700108.html

Couple Married for 71 Years Die Hours Apart :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309e75df/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cill0Ecouple0Emarried0E710Eyears0Edie0Ehours0E20A116711/story01.htm

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Soldier Dressed as Hot Dog Surprises Family :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/309e75e4/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Clifestyle0C20A130C0A80Csoldier0Edressed0Eas0Ehot0Edog0Esurprises0Efamily0Eat0Ebrooklyn0Ecyclones0Egame0C/story01.htm


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31-Aug-2013 18:40

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

Obama makes case for Syria strike, British house votes no :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zNZhXFetFGw/story01.htm

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria Q&A: How did we get here? :: The Pentagon says it's "ready to go" if it gets orders to carry out a military strike in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people. Here's a quick-read cheat sheet about the Syrian civil war -- and how we got here.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/world/meast/syria-how-did-we-get-here/index.html?eref�ition

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Russia, Iran, China stay loyal :: Despite the pressure growing on the Syrian president, he still has powerful friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/meast/syria-iran-china-russia-supporters/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Netherlands' property bubble: Pop! :: A housing crash hits the Dutch. But how did such a prudent nation end up so broke?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/business/netherlands-nation-under-water/index.html?eref�ition

China's vanishing rural villages :: Residents of a dying village are hoping World Heritage status can save it from extinction.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-rural-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

Rupee crash forces holidaymakers to ditch Italy for Goa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yk0a-gj-_L4/story01.htm

Rupee weakens ahead of growth data; bonds yields rise :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hek-bcVd4rE/story01.htm

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former China security chief faces corruption probe - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vQHz7l0gB4E/story01.htm

Wooden coaster: Fastest, steepest :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Top seeds survive on day of mixed fortunes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yOhq0V-D2ZQ/story01.htm

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British grandma loses execution appeal :: Time is running out for a British grandmother facing execution for drug trafficking in Indonesia, after her second appeal was rejected.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-sandiford-drugs-death-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Iraq war ghosts end UK plans to take part in Syria action :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XYMl9Kj6EDU/story01.htm

Open Mic: Should West intervene? :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

World's wackiest wedding photos? :: A new "must" for couples seeking to tie the knot involves Photoshop, makeup and possibly the family cat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/28/wbt-pkg-chiou-hong-kong-wacky-wedding-photos.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge canyon under frozen land :: Radar imagery from NASA reveals a 460-mile canyon underneath the ice sheet that covers Greenland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/29/vo-nasa-greenland-mega-canyon.nasa.html?eref�ition

Obituary: Seamus Heaney :: Irish poet who wrote some of 20th century's most evocative verse
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13930435#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

My airport's bigger than yours .. :: Few things symbolize a country's aspirations as aptly as an airport. As ambitions grow in a handful of Middle Eastern countries, so too do the size of regional transit hubs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/travel/my-airports-bigger-than-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/isjtAWnAch4/story01.htm

Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/616RzmxbBqg/story01.htm