Friday, January 4, 2013

04-Jan-2013 23:32

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Bomb hits Syria petrol station :: At least nine people have been killed and many injured by a car bomb at a petrol station in Damascus, say activists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20906858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year - Strategy Analytics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mwtPo_SwfBU/samsung-apple-smartphones-idINDEE90302B20130104

Guilty plea to U.S. hate crimes charge :: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime charge in connection with a group of young men and teenagers who carried out racial attacks against African-Americans in 2011.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/justice/mississippi-hate-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Social stigma of rape around world :: Zainab Salbi with Women for Women International talks to CNN about the stigma surrounding rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/03/ctw-intv-women-for-women-international.cnn?eref�ition

Long way to go on NHS care - PM :: David Cameron says there is still a "long way to go" to raise standards of care in the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898401#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In winter's cold, Syrians struggle :: Anger and despair is palpable among Syrian refugees at camps in Al Qaem, Iraq. "What have we done to deserve this?" they ask Amy Mina of Save the Children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/iyw-syria-save-the-children/index.html?eref�ition

Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Z0auC1beUs/infosys-layoffs-idINDEE90301X20130104

Auspicious occasion ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Safer behind Afghan prison walls' :: The BBC's David Loyn takes a look at how one prison in Afghanistan is taking a softer approach to punishment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20907712#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Myanmar: Evolution, not revolution :: Call it a case for evolution instead of revolution. While the Arab world continues in the throes of violence and uncertainty, Myanmar is undergoing incremental change -- and almost everyone seems to want it that way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/myanmar-khanna/index.html?eref�ition

Kenya 'fake police chief' charged :: A Kenyan man is charged after allegedly pretending to be an assistant commissioner of police for five years - during which time he reportedly sacked and recruited police officers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20908376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

04-Jan-2013 23:32 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

FRANCE: First 2013 baby in France born to lesbian couple :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130102-first-2013-baby-france-born-lesbian-couple

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.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_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - BRITAIN: France's Jean-Michel Jarre in talks on new music school in London :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130101-France%27s-jean-michel-jarre-talks-new-electronic-music-school-London

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Wisdom Of Queens :: For 60 years, Elizabeth II has been a model of propriety and duty. Five things Kate can learn from her
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2103746,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

845 Craft Guide calendar: Jan. 4-19 - Times Herald-Record :: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID%3D/20130103/COMM/301030303/-1/SITEMAP

FRANCE: Majority of French want referendum on gay marriage :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130103-majority-french-want-referendum-gay-marriage

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Caesars' Bounce Provides Compelling Short Opportunity - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1081061-caesars-bounce-provides-compelling-short-opportunity

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mancini downplays scuffle with Balotelli - The Daily Star :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Sports/Football/2013/Jan-05/201003-mancini-downplays-scuffle-with-balotelli.ashx


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04-Jan-2013 22:31

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Bomb hits Syria petrol station :: At least nine people have been killed and many injured by a car bomb at a petrol station in Damascus, say activists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20906858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year - Strategy Analytics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mwtPo_SwfBU/samsung-apple-smartphones-idINDEE90302B20130104

Guilty plea to U.S. hate crimes charge :: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime charge in connection with a group of young men and teenagers who carried out racial attacks against African-Americans in 2011.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/justice/mississippi-hate-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Social stigma of rape around world :: Zainab Salbi with Women for Women International talks to CNN about the stigma surrounding rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/03/ctw-intv-women-for-women-international.cnn?eref�ition

Long way to go on NHS care - PM :: David Cameron says there is still a "long way to go" to raise standards of care in the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898401#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In winter's cold, Syrians struggle :: Anger and despair is palpable among Syrian refugees at camps in Al Qaem, Iraq. "What have we done to deserve this?" they ask Amy Mina of Save the Children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/iyw-syria-save-the-children/index.html?eref�ition

Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Z0auC1beUs/infosys-layoffs-idINDEE90301X20130104

Auspicious occasion ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Safer behind Afghan prison walls' :: The BBC's David Loyn takes a look at how one prison in Afghanistan is taking a softer approach to punishment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20907712#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Myanmar: Evolution, not revolution :: Call it a case for evolution instead of revolution. While the Arab world continues in the throes of violence and uncertainty, Myanmar is undergoing incremental change -- and almost everyone seems to want it that way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/myanmar-khanna/index.html?eref�ition

Kenya 'fake police chief' charged :: A Kenyan man is charged after allegedly pretending to be an assistant commissioner of police for five years - during which time he reportedly sacked and recruited police officers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20908376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

04-Jan-2013 22:31 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

FRANCE: First 2013 baby in France born to lesbian couple :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130102-first-2013-baby-france-born-lesbian-couple

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.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_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - BRITAIN: France's Jean-Michel Jarre in talks on new music school in London :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130101-France%27s-jean-michel-jarre-talks-new-electronic-music-school-London

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Wisdom Of Queens :: For 60 years, Elizabeth II has been a model of propriety and duty. Five things Kate can learn from her
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2103746,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

845 Craft Guide calendar: Jan. 4-19 - Times Herald-Record :: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID%3D/20130103/COMM/301030303/-1/SITEMAP

FRANCE: Majority of French want referendum on gay marriage :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130103-majority-french-want-referendum-gay-marriage

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Caesars' Bounce Provides Compelling Short Opportunity - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1081061-caesars-bounce-provides-compelling-short-opportunity

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

UPDATE 3 -US Congress approves some Sandy storm relief amid anger over ... - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/04/storm-sandy-aid-idUSL1E9C44N220130104


10

04-Jan-2013 21:31

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What does the title of Oscar-tipped Zero Dark Thirty mean?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise and fall of foxes :: Is the elusive Arctic fox being driven out by invading relatives?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20892310

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Bomb hits Syria petrol station :: At least nine people have been killed and many injured by a car bomb at a petrol station in Damascus, say activists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20906858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year - Strategy Analytics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mwtPo_SwfBU/samsung-apple-smartphones-idINDEE90302B20130104

Guilty plea to U.S. hate crimes charge :: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime charge in connection with a group of young men and teenagers who carried out racial attacks against African-Americans in 2011.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/justice/mississippi-hate-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Social stigma of rape around world :: Zainab Salbi with Women for Women International talks to CNN about the stigma surrounding rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/03/ctw-intv-women-for-women-international.cnn?eref�ition

Long way to go on NHS care - PM :: David Cameron says there is still a "long way to go" to raise standards of care in the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898401#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In winter's cold, Syrians struggle :: Anger and despair is palpable among Syrian refugees at camps in Al Qaem, Iraq. "What have we done to deserve this?" they ask Amy Mina of Save the Children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/iyw-syria-save-the-children/index.html?eref�ition

Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Z0auC1beUs/infosys-layoffs-idINDEE90301X20130104

Auspicious occasion ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Safer behind Afghan prison walls' :: The BBC's David Loyn takes a look at how one prison in Afghanistan is taking a softer approach to punishment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20907712#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Myanmar: Evolution, not revolution :: Call it a case for evolution instead of revolution. While the Arab world continues in the throes of violence and uncertainty, Myanmar is undergoing incremental change -- and almost everyone seems to want it that way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/myanmar-khanna/index.html?eref�ition

04-Jan-2013 21:31 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

FRANCE: First 2013 baby in France born to lesbian couple :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130102-first-2013-baby-france-born-lesbian-couple

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.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_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - BRITAIN: France's Jean-Michel Jarre in talks on new music school in London :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130101-France%27s-jean-michel-jarre-talks-new-electronic-music-school-London

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Wisdom Of Queens :: For 60 years, Elizabeth II has been a model of propriety and duty. Five things Kate can learn from her
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2103746,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Nurses Fired for Refusing Flu Shot :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�7136b8826dfef5107438af6888c3bd

845 Craft Guide calendar: Jan. 4-19 - Times Herald-Record :: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID%3D/20130103/COMM/301030303/-1/SITEMAP

FRANCE: Majority of French want referendum on gay marriage :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130103-majority-french-want-referendum-gay-marriage

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Caesars' Bounce Provides Compelling Short Opportunity - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1081061-caesars-bounce-provides-compelling-short-opportunity

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

04-Jan-2013 20:29

Endowment shortfalls confirmed :: The legacy of the endowment mortgage mis-selling scandal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20858236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What does the title of Oscar-tipped Zero Dark Thirty mean?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise and fall of foxes :: Is the elusive Arctic fox being driven out by invading relatives?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20892310

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Bomb hits Syria petrol station :: At least nine people have been killed and many injured by a car bomb at a petrol station in Damascus, say activists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20906858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Evidence gathered on social media :: Ohio police pursue an investigation of a reported rape with evidence gathered through social media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/point-candiotti-rape-case-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year - Strategy Analytics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mwtPo_SwfBU/samsung-apple-smartphones-idINDEE90302B20130104

Guilty plea to U.S. hate crimes charge :: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime charge in connection with a group of young men and teenagers who carried out racial attacks against African-Americans in 2011.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/justice/mississippi-hate-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Social stigma of rape around world :: Zainab Salbi with Women for Women International talks to CNN about the stigma surrounding rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/03/ctw-intv-women-for-women-international.cnn?eref�ition

Long way to go on NHS care - PM :: David Cameron says there is still a "long way to go" to raise standards of care in the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898401#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In winter's cold, Syrians struggle :: Anger and despair is palpable among Syrian refugees at camps in Al Qaem, Iraq. "What have we done to deserve this?" they ask Amy Mina of Save the Children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/iyw-syria-save-the-children/index.html?eref�ition

Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Z0auC1beUs/infosys-layoffs-idINDEE90301X20130104

Auspicious occasion ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

04-Jan-2013 19:28

Endowment shortfalls confirmed :: The legacy of the endowment mortgage mis-selling scandal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20858236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What does the title of Oscar-tipped Zero Dark Thirty mean?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise and fall of foxes :: Is the elusive Arctic fox being driven out by invading relatives?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20892310

State Dept. frowns on North Korea trip - San Francisco Chronicle :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEbpZMmb8wH-SpArX5RkPYt_E-cVQ&url=http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/State-Dept-frowns-on-North-Korea-trip-4166061.php

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Evidence gathered on social media :: Ohio police pursue an investigation of a reported rape with evidence gathered through social media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/point-candiotti-rape-case-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year - Strategy Analytics :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mwtPo_SwfBU/samsung-apple-smartphones-idINDEE90302B20130104

Guilty plea to U.S. hate crimes charge :: A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime charge in connection with a group of young men and teenagers who carried out racial attacks against African-Americans in 2011.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/justice/mississippi-hate-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Social stigma of rape around world :: Zainab Salbi with Women for Women International talks to CNN about the stigma surrounding rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/03/ctw-intv-women-for-women-international.cnn?eref�ition

Long way to go on NHS care - PM :: David Cameron says there is still a "long way to go" to raise standards of care in the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898401#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gunman kills at least three people in Philippine town - CNN :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFDS8yLukeXb2nwyBtItTddKO0B_A&url=http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/philippines-shooting/index.html

In winter's cold, Syrians struggle :: Anger and despair is palpable among Syrian refugees at camps in Al Qaem, Iraq. "What have we done to deserve this?" they ask Amy Mina of Save the Children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/iyw-syria-save-the-children/index.html?eref�ition

Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2Z0auC1beUs/infosys-layoffs-idINDEE90301X20130104

04-Jan-2013 19:28 Bardot

Brigitte Bardot threatens to quit France over plight of circus elephants - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/9781537/Brigitte-Bardot-threatens-to-quit-France-over-plight-of-circus-elephants.html

Ex-film star Bardot may seek Russian nationality :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lb37Wxelwn8/entertainment-us-bardot-elephants-idUSBRE9030I720130104


Bardot

04-Jan-2013 18:27

Endowment shortfalls confirmed :: The legacy of the endowment mortgage mis-selling scandal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20858236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Does confidence really breed success? :: Have young people become too self-confident?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What does the title of Oscar-tipped Zero Dark Thirty mean?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20904390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone Kills a Pakistani Militant Behind Attacks on US Forces - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGZyKfc317kS_3LcwlK6m5CbccBGg&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/us-drone-strike-is-said-to-kill-a-top-pakistani-militant.html

Alcohol message 'is confused' :: Just what amount of booze is safe for us to drink?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20860584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton's legacy as U.S. top diplomat :: As Hillary Clinton prepares to leave the Obama administration, what lies ahead for her? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/04/tsr-bolduan-hillary-clinton-legacy.cnn?eref�ition

Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out? :: Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20857969#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Abe trade': Will Japan's bull-run last? :: Bull markets in Japan tend not to last long. Over the past two decades, in an environment of low growth and persistent deflation, the best strategy for globally minded investors has been to get in early and then get out again, once the index has risen about 20 per cent.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/japan-abe-trade/index.html?eref�ition

The rise and fall of foxes :: Is the elusive Arctic fox being driven out by invading relatives?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20892310

Chris Christie :: "It's why the American people hate Congress. Unlike the people in Congress, we have actual responsibilities."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/avlon-christie-sandy-aid/index.html?eref�ition

Current TV :: The Arab television network Al Jazeera said Wednesday it has acquired Current TV, the U.S. network started by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/02/business/al-jazeera-current-tv/index.html?eref�ition

Drone strike :: Intelligence officials say Mullah Nazir is among 11 killed by a suspected U.S. drone strike in South Waziristan. A second strike killed four more in North Waziristan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/asia/pakistan-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zHTo0WGOW4I/entertainment-us-georgelucas-idUSBRE90300Z20130104

Apes battle to stay alive in DRC :: Bonobos are known for their peace-loving ways, but their very existence is threatened by conflict and deforestation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html?eref�ition

Britain extradites terror suspect to U.S. :: Britain extradited a man wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with alleged terrorism offenses Thursday, police in London said, more than two years after he was detained.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/uk-us-terror-extradition/index.html?eref�ition

Bomb hits Syria petrol station :: At least nine people have been killed and many injured by a car bomb at a petrol station in Damascus, say activists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20906858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paris promises economic reforms :: François Hollande's socialist government, facing a grim economic outlook and stung by recent attacks on its tax and industrial policies, has promised a flurry of reforms in an attempt to convince a doubtful electorate that it is up to the task of fixing the country's ills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/france-economic-reforms/index.html?eref�ition

Same-sex marriage bill heads to Illinois state Senate floor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jfUXec6EDDo/us-usa-gaymarriage-illinois-idUSBRE90305A20130104

AC Milan player takes stand over racism :: This season matches across Europe have been punctuated by repeated outbursts of racism and on Thursday AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng took matters into his own hands after leading his side off the field of play after being subjected to racist abuse.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/sport/football/football-ac-milan-racism-boateng/index.html?eref�ition

Chavez battling lung infection :: Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20907387#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Evidence gathered on social media :: Ohio police pursue an investigation of a reported rape with evidence gathered through social media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/point-candiotti-rape-case-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: Afghan toy inspires landmine destroyer :: Two brothers raised in Afghanistan design a prototype landmine destroyer based on a toy they played with as children.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20905026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What should be U.S. role in Syria? :: Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Wolf Blitzer discuss Syria and also Chuck Hagel's chances as Defense Secy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/03/exp-tsr-miller-intv-syria-hagel.cnn?eref�ition

Unborn baby holds doctor's hand :: During a C-section in Arizona, one proud papa snaps a photo of his unborn daughter holding the doctors' hand.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/02/dnt-baby-delivered-grabs-doctors-hand.ktvk?eref�ition

Leaders of two Sudans in talks :: The presidents of the two Sudans meet Friday to address outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/africa/sudans-leaders-meet/index.html?eref�ition

Ban on 'straddling bikes' draws outcry :: The central government may step in to stop a city in Aceh province from prohibiting women from wearing pants and "straddling" motorbikes or bicycles, requiring women to instead ride two-wheel vehicles "sidesaddle."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/asia/indonesia-motorcycle-straddle-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu :: French actor Gerard Depardieu is known to U.S. movie fans for his starring role in the 1990 comedy "Green Card," in which the character he plays marries an American woman -- played by Andie MacDowell -- to be allowed permanent residence in the States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/europe/russia-depardieu-citizenship/index.html?eref�ition

AITA stands firm on Davis Cup demands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_MBCbUjf8o8/tennis-india-boycott-davis-aita-idINDEE90302O20130104

BBC Sound of 2013: Haim :: Singing sisters Haim top BBC new music list
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20647027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list :: Haim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20900614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa