Wednesday, February 6, 2013

06-Feb-2013 23:31

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israeli football fans in racism storm :: An Israeli soccer club has hired two Muslim players -- but the decision has angered a section of the team's fans who have hurled abuse at them.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/05/pkg-sidner-israel-football-muslim-players.cnn?eref�ition

Much ado about Richard III: Is Shakespeare to blame? (+video) - Christian Science Monitor :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF5gYknYmVpqCu6dPu6mYofIdXBag&url=http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2013/0205/Much-ado-about-Richard-III-Is-Shakespeare-to-blame-video

Jamaica jumps on VW advert buzz :: While debates about racism abound over Volkswagen's Super Bowl advertisement, the Jamaica Tourism Board is thrilled to join in the "Get Happy" spirit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/travel/vw-get-happy-jamaica-commercial/index.html?eref�ition

Torture shame :: Last month's assault and massacre at the In-Amenas gas plant in Algeria by an al Qaeda battalion led by Moktar Belmoktar put into sharp focus the growing threat of Islamist jihadists in north and west Africa. It also brought back vivid memories of my own 130-day kidnap ordeal also at the hands of Belmoktar's al Qaeda group in Niger and Mali in 2008/09. Here is an extract from my book...
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/opinion-fowler-kidnap/index.html?eref�ition

Artist explores 'Jihadi Gangster' :: Aman Mojadidi has created thought-provoking artwork exploring corruption in Afghanistan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/25/ideas-aman-mojadidi-afghanistan-jihadi-gangster.cnn?eref�ition

Australia's 'freaky foam' explained :: CNN's Mari Ramos explains what causes the sea foam that can be seen on beaches across Australia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/29/ns-ramos-floods-australia-foam.cnn?eref�ition

Animals that have visited space :: CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva shows us the animals that proved humans could survive in space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/01/28/vassileva-animals-in-space.cnn?eref�ition

06-Feb-2013 23:31 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

Tunisian Premier Vows Change After Foe Is Killed - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324590904578287373901251566.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

BlackBerry Q10 Launch Slips to Late Spring - Wired :: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/02/q10-ship/

'Gossip Girl's' Leighton Meester, 'OC's' Adam Brody dating, xoxo! - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/gossip/la-et-mg-leighton-meester-adam-brody-dating-gossip-girl-the-oc-20130206,0,1075775.story

Start spreading the news - saturated fat isn't so bad - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D6%26objectid%3D10863929

Girl, 9, Gives Birth in Mexico :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�d3b81190446b339701557d1701004d

Why Is Everyone Eating Chia Seeds? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�38e10df3827d743357c55d163dace9

World's Longest Cat Dies in Nevada :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�636752fc7106025a14c49c43524aed

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? :: Scientists think bouts of panic in stressful situations can be traced to genetics. But don't freak out. Biology is not necessarily destiny.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/magazine/why-can-some-kids-handle-pressure-while-others-fall-apart.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Mohnish Pabrai: What I've Learned From Warren and Charlie - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/01/10/mohnish-pabrai-what-ive-learned-from-warren-and-ch.aspx

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

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

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

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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


10

06-Feb-2013 22:30

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In propaganda video, N. Korea "bombs" the US - CBS News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFDhuQvjZWXNpJiXsHr8N7sKaqqGA&url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57567675/in-propaganda-video-n-korea-bombs-the-u.s/

Israeli football fans in racism storm :: An Israeli soccer club has hired two Muslim players -- but the decision has angered a section of the team's fans who have hurled abuse at them.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/05/pkg-sidner-israel-football-muslim-players.cnn?eref�ition

Jamaica jumps on VW advert buzz :: While debates about racism abound over Volkswagen's Super Bowl advertisement, the Jamaica Tourism Board is thrilled to join in the "Get Happy" spirit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/travel/vw-get-happy-jamaica-commercial/index.html?eref�ition

Torture shame :: Last month's assault and massacre at the In-Amenas gas plant in Algeria by an al Qaeda battalion led by Moktar Belmoktar put into sharp focus the growing threat of Islamist jihadists in north and west Africa. It also brought back vivid memories of my own 130-day kidnap ordeal also at the hands of Belmoktar's al Qaeda group in Niger and Mali in 2008/09. Here is an extract from my book...
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/opinion-fowler-kidnap/index.html?eref�ition

Artist explores 'Jihadi Gangster' :: Aman Mojadidi has created thought-provoking artwork exploring corruption in Afghanistan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/25/ideas-aman-mojadidi-afghanistan-jihadi-gangster.cnn?eref�ition

Australia's 'freaky foam' explained :: CNN's Mari Ramos explains what causes the sea foam that can be seen on beaches across Australia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/29/ns-ramos-floods-australia-foam.cnn?eref�ition

Animals that have visited space :: CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva shows us the animals that proved humans could survive in space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/01/28/vassileva-animals-in-space.cnn?eref�ition

06-Feb-2013 22:30 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: India's Limited Freedom of Speech :: In the world's biggest democracy, there is no true freedom to speak and write.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/opinion/indias-limited-freedom-of-speech.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Global Farmland Rush :: Agribusinesses are using land in poor countries for crops that are exported and do not improve food security.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/opinion/the-global-farmland-rush.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Feeding a Disease With Fake Drugs :: Shoddy medicines could lead to an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/feeding-a-disease-with-fake-drugs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Academic Counseling Racket :: The case of Michael McAdoo, now a Baltimore Raven, shines a light on the real scandal at the University of North Carolina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/nocera-academic-counseling-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Philosophy of Data :: Our ability to gather and process huge amounts of data does many things, including correcting intuitive biases and illuminating patterns of behavior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/brooks-the-philosophy-of-data.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Catholic Church's Convenient Morality :: Catholic officials all too often pick and choose when laws apply to the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/bruni-a-convenient-morality.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Feb-2013 21:29

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: Labour's Geraint Davies is leading a debate on the Welsh Assembly.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israeli football fans in racism storm :: An Israeli soccer club has hired two Muslim players -- but the decision has angered a section of the team's fans who have hurled abuse at them.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/05/pkg-sidner-israel-football-muslim-players.cnn?eref�ition

Jamaica jumps on VW advert buzz :: While debates about racism abound over Volkswagen's Super Bowl advertisement, the Jamaica Tourism Board is thrilled to join in the "Get Happy" spirit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/travel/vw-get-happy-jamaica-commercial/index.html?eref�ition

Torture shame :: Last month's assault and massacre at the In-Amenas gas plant in Algeria by an al Qaeda battalion led by Moktar Belmoktar put into sharp focus the growing threat of Islamist jihadists in north and west Africa. It also brought back vivid memories of my own 130-day kidnap ordeal also at the hands of Belmoktar's al Qaeda group in Niger and Mali in 2008/09. Here is an extract from my book...
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/opinion-fowler-kidnap/index.html?eref�ition

Artist explores 'Jihadi Gangster' :: Aman Mojadidi has created thought-provoking artwork exploring corruption in Afghanistan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/25/ideas-aman-mojadidi-afghanistan-jihadi-gangster.cnn?eref�ition

Australia's 'freaky foam' explained :: CNN's Mari Ramos explains what causes the sea foam that can be seen on beaches across Australia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/29/ns-ramos-floods-australia-foam.cnn?eref�ition

Animals that have visited space :: CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva shows us the animals that proved humans could survive in space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/01/28/vassileva-animals-in-space.cnn?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

Tunisian Opposition Leader Is Killed, Stoking Tensions - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324590904578287373901251566.html

Obama and House Republicans trade empty budget gestures - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-president-obama-house-gop-empty-budget-gestures-20130206,0,1041812.story

Why Is Everyone Eating Chia Seeds? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�38e10df3827d743357c55d163dace9

World's Longest Cat Dies in Nevada :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�636752fc7106025a14c49c43524aed

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? :: Scientists think bouts of panic in stressful situations can be traced to genetics. But don't freak out. Biology is not necessarily destiny.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/magazine/why-can-some-kids-handle-pressure-while-others-fall-apart.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Mohnish Pabrai: What I've Learned From Warren and Charlie - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/01/10/mohnish-pabrai-what-ive-learned-from-warren-and-ch.aspx

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

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

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

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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


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06-Feb-2013 20:29

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating Lords' amendments to the City Council Bills.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan Protests Chinese Ship's Alleged Use of Radar to Guide Missiles - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH1a1bd8BbzCFE6LDICbNB16Jg3TA&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-warship-locked-prefiring-radar-on-japanese-navy-tokyo/1597325.html

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israeli football fans in racism storm :: An Israeli soccer club has hired two Muslim players -- but the decision has angered a section of the team's fans who have hurled abuse at them.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/05/pkg-sidner-israel-football-muslim-players.cnn?eref�ition

Young Delhi rape suspect held alone for own safety, says innocent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lVfrlSLyUJQ/delhi-gang-rape-juvenile-trial-law-idINDEE9140HO20130205

Jamaica jumps on VW advert buzz :: While debates about racism abound over Volkswagen's Super Bowl advertisement, the Jamaica Tourism Board is thrilled to join in the "Get Happy" spirit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/travel/vw-get-happy-jamaica-commercial/index.html?eref�ition

Torture shame :: Last month's assault and massacre at the In-Amenas gas plant in Algeria by an al Qaeda battalion led by Moktar Belmoktar put into sharp focus the growing threat of Islamist jihadists in north and west Africa. It also brought back vivid memories of my own 130-day kidnap ordeal also at the hands of Belmoktar's al Qaeda group in Niger and Mali in 2008/09. Here is an extract from my book...
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/opinion-fowler-kidnap/index.html?eref�ition

Artist explores 'Jihadi Gangster' :: Aman Mojadidi has created thought-provoking artwork exploring corruption in Afghanistan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/25/ideas-aman-mojadidi-afghanistan-jihadi-gangster.cnn?eref�ition

06-Feb-2013 20:29 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

Boy Scouts Postpone Decision on Gay Members - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324590904578287862636139462.html

BlackBerry Says Canada Z10 Launch Was 'Best Day Ever' - Forbes :: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericsavitz/2013/02/06/blackberry-says-canada-z10-launch-was-best-day-ever/

King Richard faces subjects - 500 years later - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10863871

World's Longest Cat Dies in Nevada :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�636752fc7106025a14c49c43524aed

Why Is Everyone Eating Chia Seeds? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�38e10df3827d743357c55d163dace9

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? :: Scientists think bouts of panic in stressful situations can be traced to genetics. But don't freak out. Biology is not necessarily destiny.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/magazine/why-can-some-kids-handle-pressure-while-others-fall-apart.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Mohnish Pabrai: What I've Learned From Warren and Charlie - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/01/10/mohnish-pabrai-what-ive-learned-from-warren-and-ch.aspx

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

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

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

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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


10

06-Feb-2013 19:27

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating Lords' amendments to the City Council Bills.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama gun photo: Good idea or not? :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Christian militias back Syrian regime :: Christians who make up 10% of Syria's population are not joining rebels due to fears about Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/05/pkg-pleitgen-christian-militia-in-syria.cnn?eref�ition

A road to recovery in Mali? :: Governments to discuss rebuilding Mali after conflict. CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/05/lklv-duthiers-mali-conflict-talks.cnn?eref�ition

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Richard still the criminal king :: Richard III is the king we British just can't seem to make our minds up about.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/jones-richard-third/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Animals romp in the snow :: It's animals. In the snow. Need we say more? From cats to cows, puppies to camels, check out animals enjoying the winter weather.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/living/animals-in-snow-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israeli football fans in racism storm :: An Israeli soccer club has hired two Muslim players -- but the decision has angered a section of the team's fans who have hurled abuse at them.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/05/pkg-sidner-israel-football-muslim-players.cnn?eref�ition

06-Feb-2013 19:27 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: India's Limited Freedom of Speech :: In the world's biggest democracy, there is no true freedom to speak and write.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/opinion/indias-limited-freedom-of-speech.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Global Farmland Rush :: Agribusinesses are using land in poor countries for crops that are exported and do not improve food security.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/opinion/the-global-farmland-rush.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Feeding a Disease With Fake Drugs :: Shoddy medicines could lead to an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/feeding-a-disease-with-fake-drugs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Academic Counseling Racket :: The case of Michael McAdoo, now a Baltimore Raven, shines a light on the real scandal at the University of North Carolina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/nocera-academic-counseling-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Philosophy of Data :: Our ability to gather and process huge amounts of data does many things, including correcting intuitive biases and illuminating patterns of behavior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/brooks-the-philosophy-of-data.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Catholic Church's Convenient Morality :: Catholic officials all too often pick and choose when laws apply to the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/opinion/bruni-a-convenient-morality.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Feb-2013 18:27

In pictures: China highway blast :: Truck carrying fireworks explodes on a highway in central China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21291381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

Foxconn plans Chinese union vote :: Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union elections in its factories in China for the first time, a powerful sign of the changes in the workshop of the world demanded by an increasingly restive workforce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/business/china-foxconn-union/index.html?eref�ition

People, computers need each other :: Shyam Sankar says visions of computers supplanting human thinking aren't realistic but man and machine can work powerfully together
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/03/opinion/sankar-human-computer-cooperation/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Hollande greeted in Mali's Timbuktu :: French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21305782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Job seeker sells himself on 'Amazon' :: A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/31/business/fake-amazon-resume-cv-philippe-dubost/index.html?eref�ition

Five reasons to love BlackBerry 10 :: All BlackBerry did Wednesday was change its corporate name, introduce two new smartphones and launch a bold new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, that may be the struggling company's last stab at relevance.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/tech/mobile/5-blackberry-10-features/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Watch groundhog predict early spring :: Hundreds gathered in Pennsylvania to find out whether the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, will see his shadow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/02/groundhog-day-phil-2013.cnn?eref�ition

How Hillary tried to change world view :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how Hillary Clinton tried to change the global attitude of the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/01/robertson-farewell-hillary.cnn?eref�ition

Samsung's sprawling business empire :: If you thought Samsung was all about cell phones, think again. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/01/pkg-chance-samsung-expansion.cnn?eref�ition

Embassy attack: Echoes of Cold War :: The suicide bombing in Ankara is a reminder to counterterrorism agencies that it's not just jihadist groups who threaten Western governments and their interests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/01/world/europe/turkey-explosion-terror-group/index.html?eref�ition

Synchronized flight of the starling birds :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating suicide prevention in the UK.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Red Nose Day - 25 years in 25 pictures :: Looking back at 25 years of Comic Relief
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21320821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama gun photo: Good idea or not? :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Christian militias back Syrian regime :: Christians who make up 10% of Syria's population are not joining rebels due to fears about Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/05/pkg-pleitgen-christian-militia-in-syria.cnn?eref�ition

A road to recovery in Mali? :: Governments to discuss rebuilding Mali after conflict. CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/05/lklv-duthiers-mali-conflict-talks.cnn?eref�ition

Should Earth fear coming asteroid? :: Asteroid 2012 DA14 is heading toward Earth at 17,450mph, NASA says, and the tug of gravity will cause it to accelerate when it gets here. But it's not going to hit us, when it passes by on February 15. NASA is sure about this.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/space-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 February 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21335460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Richard still the criminal king :: Richard III is the king we British just can't seem to make our minds up about.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/jones-richard-third/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer betting :: In a country that restricts gambling as much as China, it's become a running cultural joke that soccer betting is an endemic multi-billion yuan business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/world/asia/china-soccer-gambling/index.html?eref�ition

Animals romp in the snow :: It's animals. In the snow. Need we say more? From cats to cows, puppies to camels, check out animals enjoying the winter weather.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/living/animals-in-snow-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Obama gun photo :: President Obama has tried to rebut critics by releasing photos and documents, but they will never satisfy irrational voices who ignore the facts, says LZ Granderson
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion/granderson-obama-skeet-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Seabirds cleaned :: Seabirds washed and cared for at an RSPCA centre in Somerset
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-21336531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa