Saturday, January 5, 2013

05-Jan-2013 23:57

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

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Republican strategy suicide mission? :: A suicide bomber walks into a bar. He shouts at the bartender, "Gimme the money, or I blow this place to bits!" The worried bartender hands him a wad of cash, and the bomber departs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/opinion/wolraich-gop-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

05-Jan-2013 23:56 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

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

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

India gang-rape victim's friend recounts attack - Newsday :: http://www.newsday.com/news/world/india-gang-rape-victim-s-friend-recounts-attack-1.4410410

Venezuela lawmakers elect Chavez ally as Assembly chief :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Oq7LBvlbTqs/us-venezuela-chavez-idUSBRE90401U20130105

Four dead in townhouse shooting in Aurora, Colorado :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZF0f8xIxvpg/us-usa-shooting-colorado-idUSBRE90408W20130105

Ex-spy boss slams Israeli PM's integrity - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/world/exspy-boss-slams-israeli-pms-integrity-20130105-2ca4c.html

Mike McCarthy has learned from recent playoff runs - NFL News :: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000122440/article/mike-mccarthy-has-learned-from-recent-playoff-runs

Venezuela searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TPEAKDZu9g8/us-italy-plane-missoni-idUSBRE90404Z20130105

A Bill and Hill year: why Clintons are Americans' favorite politicians - Christian Science Monitor :: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Foreign-Policy/2013/0105/A-Bill-and-Hill-year-why-Clintons-are-Americans-favorite-politicians

Mono CAO poised to leave - Sierra Wave :: http://www.sierrawave.net/16105/mono-cao-poised-2/

Tuna Sells for Record $1.76M in Tokyo :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�ba10c04a8507be65e7b013b05b2525

The Saturday Profile: After Years in Solitary, an Austere Life as Uruguay's President :: José Mujica, a former guerrilla who took office in 2010, shuns opulence, donates most of his salary and lives modestly, as he says a leader of a proper democracy should.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/world/americas/after-years-in-solitary-an-austere-life-as-uruguays-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama says U.S. can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oDCzQG_ogSc/us-usa-fiscal-obama-idUSBRE90404X20130105


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05-Jan-2013 22:55

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

Sudanese leaders Bashir and Kiir to meet in Ethiopia - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF7Sp5svUWiEMi052wDDCoQ3q3Gbg&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20907337

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

05-Jan-2013 22:55 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Escaping Slavery :: The idea that progress toward racial harmony would or should be steady and continuous is fraying.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/opinion/blow-escaping-slavery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 2013 Pop Quiz :: It's time to test your New Year's knowledge. People, there is to be no Googling to look for the right answer!
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/01/05/opinion/05-gail-collins-quiz.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Battles of the Budget :: Let's put the cliff deal, which was part of a larger class war, in perspective.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/opinion/kurgman-battles-of-the-budget.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Suffering Fools Gladly :: This phrase is often used to excuse the rudeness of those deemed too important to stoop to lower mortals. Maybe we should take a look at our own foolishness first.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/opinion/brooks-suffering-fools-gladly.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

05-Jan-2013 21:54

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

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Republican strategy suicide mission? :: A suicide bomber walks into a bar. He shouts at the bartender, "Gimme the money, or I blow this place to bits!" The worried bartender hands him a wad of cash, and the bomber departs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/opinion/wolraich-gop-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

05-Jan-2013 21:54 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Escaping Slavery :: The idea that progress toward racial harmony would or should be steady and continuous is fraying.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/opinion/blow-escaping-slavery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 2013 Pop Quiz :: It's time to test your New Year's knowledge. People, there is to be no Googling to look for the right answer!
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/01/05/opinion/05-gail-collins-quiz.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Battles of the Budget :: Let's put the cliff deal, which was part of a larger class war, in perspective.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/opinion/kurgman-battles-of-the-budget.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Suffering Fools Gladly :: This phrase is often used to excuse the rudeness of those deemed too important to stoop to lower mortals. Maybe we should take a look at our own foolishness first.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/opinion/brooks-suffering-fools-gladly.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

05-Jan-2013 20:53

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

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Republican strategy suicide mission? :: A suicide bomber walks into a bar. He shouts at the bartender, "Gimme the money, or I blow this place to bits!" The worried bartender hands him a wad of cash, and the bomber departs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/opinion/wolraich-gop-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

05-Jan-2013 20:53 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

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

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

Gerard Depardieu In Russia To Receive Passport - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1033861

Four dead in Colorado after negotiations fail in hostage standoff - Zee News :: http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/gunman-kills-three-in-colorado_821020.html

Memories of 1973 Sugar Bowl remain sweet and sour - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/football/la-sp-0106-notre-dame-alabama-bcs-20130106,0,44570.column

Mono CAO poised to leave - Sierra Wave :: http://www.sierrawave.net/16105/mono-cao-poised-2/

Four dead in hostage-taking in Aurora, Colorado: media :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZF0f8xIxvpg/us-usa-shooting-colorado-idUSBRE90408W20130105

6 Russians die in snowmobile crash in Italy - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/usatoday/article/1810801?odyssey%3Dmod%257Cnewswell%257Ctext%257CFRONTPAGE%257Cs

Google may need history lesson on blocking rivals' products - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57562234-94/google-may-need-history-lesson-on-blocking-rivals-products/

The Saturday Profile: After Years in Solitary, an Austere Life as Uruguay's President :: José Mujica, a former guerrilla who took office in 2010, shuns opulence, donates most of his salary and lives modestly, as he says a leader of a proper democracy should.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/world/americas/after-years-in-solitary-an-austere-life-as-uruguays-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama says U.S. can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oDCzQG_ogSc/us-usa-fiscal-obama-idUSBRE90404X20130105

Gang-Rape Victim's Friend Recalls Fight :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i-a4d73525ed9833eb2de0a9bad53310

Analysis: Obama's ad team used cable TV to outplay Romney :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/O8onnqZHAbE/us-usa-politics-cabletv-idUSBRE90406820130105


10

05-Jan-2013 19:52

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

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Republican strategy suicide mission? :: A suicide bomber walks into a bar. He shouts at the bartender, "Gimme the money, or I blow this place to bits!" The worried bartender hands him a wad of cash, and the bomber departs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/opinion/wolraich-gop-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

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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

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

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

3 hostages, gunman killed in US shooting - Indian Express :: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/3-hostages-gunman-killed-in-us-shooting/1055125/

High school football players face rape charges in Ohio - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/05/high-school-football-rape-ohio/1810925/

Four dead in hostage-taking in Aurora, Colorado: media :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZF0f8xIxvpg/us-usa-shooting-colorado-idUSBRE90408W20130105

Tuna Sells for Record $1.76M in Tokyo :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�ba10c04a8507be65e7b013b05b2525

Hunt considers fat and sugar limits - WalesOnline :: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2013/01/05/hunt-considers-fat-and-sugar-limits-91466-32551047/

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson wants 2500 yards - NFL News :: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000122413/article/minnesota-vikings-adrian-peterson-wants-2500-yards

6 Russians die in snowmobile crash in Italy - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/usatoday/article/1810801?odyssey%3Dmod%257Cnewswell%257Ctext%257CFRONTPAGE%257Cs

The Saturday Profile: After Years in Solitary, an Austere Life as Uruguay's President :: José Mujica, a former guerrilla who took office in 2010, shuns opulence, donates most of his salary and lives modestly, as he says a leader of a proper democracy should.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/world/americas/after-years-in-solitary-an-austere-life-as-uruguays-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama says U.S. can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oDCzQG_ogSc/us-usa-fiscal-obama-idUSBRE90404X20130105

Winter TCA: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon mate in Liberace biopic - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/showtracker/la-et-st-winter-tca-michael-douglas-matt-damon-mate-in-liberace-biopic-20130104,0,287886.story

Gang-Rape Victim's Friend Recalls Fight :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i-a4d73525ed9833eb2de0a9bad53310


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05-Jan-2013 18:51

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

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? :: With a mixture of Western and Indian names, customs and dress, Anglo-Indians are to attend a reunion in Calcutta. But their culture is disappearing.
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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's first hand transplant operation :: A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire is making "good progress" after becoming the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20898940#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rape storm: Is death the solution? :: The fatal gang-rape of a student has many Indians demanding the death penalty for convicted rapists. This is not the solution, says one campaigner.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/opinion/india-rape-amnesty/index.html?eref�ition

Bullying bosses seize power :: If you want to reach the top at work, it's better to be feared than liked, according to a new study.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/bully-work-prestige-dominance/index.html?eref�ition

Falklands feud :: Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has again opened the dispute over sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, accusing the British government of blatant colonialism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Cash-only Vatican :: A stand-off between two titans of finance, the Bank of Italy and the Vatican, has forced tourists to abandon their visits to the Sistine Chapel -- unless they have cash in their pockets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/business/italy-vatican/index.html?eref�ition

Snapchat :: You may not have heard of Snapchat. But if there are teenagers or 20-somethings in your life, it's a safe bet that they have.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/tech/mobile/snapchat/index.html?eref�ition

China levies LCD price fixing fines :: Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese firms are fined £35m by Chinese trade regulators for fixing LCD screen prices.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM's 'real change' pledge on EU :: The Conservatives will offer voters the prospect of "real change" in the UK's relationship with Europe at the next election, David Cameron says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20910437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cJdcYSxJIJc/pakistan-malala-britain-idINDEE90304720130104

Low bar set for new U.S. Congress :: A new Congress takes office Thursday, and many of the same difficult issues that snagged the last one will fall into its lap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/politics/new-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 4 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 4 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20909316#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's behind Falklands feud? :: Argentina accuses the UK of colonialism over the islands it calls Las Malvinas. The British government makes it clear it has no intention of discussing the issue. Why is the territorial dispute flaring up now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/falklands-argentina-background/index.html?eref�ition

Landmark Australia trees 'torched' :: Two ghost gum trees made famous by the work of Aboriginal Australian artist Albert Namatjira are found burnt in a suspected arson attack.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20907588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Toyota previews self-driving car :: A self-driving prototype is previewed by carmaker Toyota ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20910769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa