Saturday, February 23, 2013

23-Feb-2013 23:12

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN rejects Haiti cholera claims :: The United Nations formally rejects compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21542842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope over anti-resistance flu drug :: A new type of flu drug that can stop resistant strains in their tracks shows promise, say US researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez 'breathing problems persist' :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21543428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Japan detects xenon in air after DPRK's nuclear test - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHZQSswqlL_uI3SBh1rQrVLkUK-FQ&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-1-161487-Japan-detects-xenon-in-air-after-DPRK%2520s-nuclear-test

4 ways 4G will change your life :: With so many advancements in mobile phone technology, it's easy to dismiss most as insignificant. A mega-megapixel camera, a brighter screen and better apps are all good, but they're hardly going to redefine your world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/mobile-technology-4g-pros-cons/index.html?eref�ition

On Islet Dispute Day, Here Is Seoul's Stick-in-the-Eye to Tokyo - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGG6EpOkeNYG9JamBx-0yoUuwfI8g&url=http://blogs.wsj.com/korearealtime/2013/02/22/on-islet-dispute-day-here-is-seouls-stick-in-the-eye-to-tokyo/?mod%3Dgoogle_news_blog

What's your smartphone wish? :: Each February, the world's mobile technology fanatics wait excitedly to see what will be reveled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- and this year's event promises to be bigger than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-feature-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to turn big cat into movie star :: For the past 49 years French animal trainer, Thierry Le Portier, 63, has been a calm handler of wild felines. Growing up he had originally wanted to be a gym teacher, but after catching a glimpse of a lion tamer during a trip to the zoo in Marseille, Le Portier decided to give up his hobbies -- rugby and judo -- to spend every free afternoon watching the tamer at work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/showbiz/training-cats-in-life-of-pi/index.html?eref�ition

Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow on Indian frontier :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0RlGLx4Vw2c/india-pashmina-goats-idINDEE91L0B020130222

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya 'hate leaflets' discovered :: Kenyan police find leaflets inciting violence being distributed in some areas, less than two weeks ahead of general elections.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21544847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Damien Hirst skull gets red nose :: Damien Hirst creates and signs 50 limited edition prints featuring his diamond-encrusted skull wearing a glittery red nose, to raise funds for Comic Relief.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21548413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black jockeys: U.S. sport pioneers :: The godfathers of black American sport weren't stereotypical towering, muscle-bound men found on basketball courts or in boxing rings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/sport/black-jockeys-horse-racing-sports-stars/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer 'sick of capturing death' :: Peter Magubane was jailed for photographing brutality in apartheid South Africa. Now, he wants to put the bloodshed behind him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/peter-magubane-photography-apartheid/index.html?eref�ition

Why Pistorius was granted bail :: South African attorney Llewelyn Curlewis talks with CNN's Nic Robertson about why Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/22/robertson-llewelyn-curlewis.cnn?eref�ition

Pope's Twitter to close as he leaves :: At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/pope-resignation-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan arrests militant leader over Quetta bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mWweKBZwlyY/pakistan-quetta-arrest-idINDEE91L0C020130222

Apple patent hints at smart watch :: Proof that Apple has been exploring the idea of a smart watch are confirmed by a patent filed by the company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21547947#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Why innovators lead Africa :: Tech innovators can solve Africa's social problems, but they're wasting time on unrealistic dreams, says Marieme Jamme.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/opinion/apps4africa-marieme-jamme/index.html?eref�ition

Would you ditch work friends? :: When starting a new job it is only natural to bond with people who share a similar background with you. But don't get too comfortable: sticking with your own kind can be a hindrance later in one's career, a new study suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/route-to-the-top-work-cliques/index.html?eref�ition

23-Feb-2013 23:12 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

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

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

Rapper, two in taxi meet violent end in Vegas crash - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10867367

UFC 157 Live Blog: Rousey vs. Carmouche (10 pm ET) - SI.com :: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mma/news/20130223/ufc-157-live-blog/

Oscar Pistorius Case: Key Elements :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i|35949442a80b4c46dde23ffa33e610

Tickets for Beyonce's UK tour sell out in just 10 minutes... with touts already ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2283362/Tickets-Beyonces-UK-tour-sell-just-10-minutes--touts-offering-eBay-660-each.html?ito%3Dfeeds-newsxml

Best Buy Offering $100 Off Windows 8 Touchscreen PCs - PC Magazine :: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2415789,00.asp

Dengue mosquitoes now immune to repellants - Times of India :: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Dengue-mosquitoes-now-immune-to-repellants/articleshow/18639107.cms

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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23-Feb-2013 22:11

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN rejects Haiti cholera claims :: The United Nations formally rejects compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21542842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope over anti-resistance flu drug :: A new type of flu drug that can stop resistant strains in their tracks shows promise, say US researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez 'breathing problems persist' :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21543428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

4 ways 4G will change your life :: With so many advancements in mobile phone technology, it's easy to dismiss most as insignificant. A mega-megapixel camera, a brighter screen and better apps are all good, but they're hardly going to redefine your world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/mobile-technology-4g-pros-cons/index.html?eref�ition

Tokyo Annoys Seoul by Sending Envoy to Takeshima Party - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHtCT1X0ON5_NHNOtcYYu9cH4xKMg&url=http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2013/02/22/tokyo-annoys-seoul-by-sending-envoy-to-takeshima-party/

What's your smartphone wish? :: Each February, the world's mobile technology fanatics wait excitedly to see what will be reveled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- and this year's event promises to be bigger than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-feature-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to turn big cat into movie star :: For the past 49 years French animal trainer, Thierry Le Portier, 63, has been a calm handler of wild felines. Growing up he had originally wanted to be a gym teacher, but after catching a glimpse of a lion tamer during a trip to the zoo in Marseille, Le Portier decided to give up his hobbies -- rugby and judo -- to spend every free afternoon watching the tamer at work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/showbiz/training-cats-in-life-of-pi/index.html?eref�ition

Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow on Indian frontier :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0RlGLx4Vw2c/india-pashmina-goats-idINDEE91L0B020130222

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya 'hate leaflets' discovered :: Kenyan police find leaflets inciting violence being distributed in some areas, less than two weeks ahead of general elections.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21544847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Damien Hirst skull gets red nose :: Damien Hirst creates and signs 50 limited edition prints featuring his diamond-encrusted skull wearing a glittery red nose, to raise funds for Comic Relief.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21548413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black jockeys: U.S. sport pioneers :: The godfathers of black American sport weren't stereotypical towering, muscle-bound men found on basketball courts or in boxing rings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/sport/black-jockeys-horse-racing-sports-stars/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer 'sick of capturing death' :: Peter Magubane was jailed for photographing brutality in apartheid South Africa. Now, he wants to put the bloodshed behind him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/peter-magubane-photography-apartheid/index.html?eref�ition

Why Pistorius was granted bail :: South African attorney Llewelyn Curlewis talks with CNN's Nic Robertson about why Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/22/robertson-llewelyn-curlewis.cnn?eref�ition

Pope's Twitter to close as he leaves :: At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/pope-resignation-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan arrests militant leader over Quetta bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mWweKBZwlyY/pakistan-quetta-arrest-idINDEE91L0C020130222

Apple patent hints at smart watch :: Proof that Apple has been exploring the idea of a smart watch are confirmed by a patent filed by the company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21547947#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Why innovators lead Africa :: Tech innovators can solve Africa's social problems, but they're wasting time on unrealistic dreams, says Marieme Jamme.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/opinion/apps4africa-marieme-jamme/index.html?eref�ition

Would you ditch work friends? :: When starting a new job it is only natural to bond with people who share a similar background with you. But don't get too comfortable: sticking with your own kind can be a hindrance later in one's career, a new study suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/route-to-the-top-work-cliques/index.html?eref�ition

Roobarb animator dies aged 91 :: Animator of much-loved cartoons Roobarb and Henry's Cat, Bob Godfrey, has died aged 91, his family confirms.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21552718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Feb-2013 22:11 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

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

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

The Vatican Prepares For The Retirement Of Pope Benedict XVI's Retirement - Getty Images :: http://www.google.com/hostednews/getty/article/ALeqM5h1_bd28kmHvP0ZhB00-yIGbIIPmw?docId%3D162441018

UFC 157 Live Blog: Rousey vs. Carmouche (10 pm ET) - SI.com :: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mma/news/20130223/ufc-157-live-blog/

Oscar Pistorius Case: Key Elements :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i|35949442a80b4c46dde23ffa33e610

Dish sponsors Daytona race car, zips past TV ad ban on Hopper - CNET (blog) :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-57570893-92/dish-sponsors-daytona-race-car-zips-past-tv-ad-ban-on-hopper/

Tickets for Beyonce's UK tour sell out in just 10 minutes... with touts already ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2283362/Tickets-Beyonces-UK-tour-sell-just-10-minutes--touts-offering-eBay-660-each.html?ito%3Dfeeds-newsxml

Best Buy Offering $100 Off Windows 8 Touchscreen PCs - PC Magazine :: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2415789,00.asp

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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23-Feb-2013 21:10

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN rejects Haiti cholera claims :: The United Nations formally rejects compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21542842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope over anti-resistance flu drug :: A new type of flu drug that can stop resistant strains in their tracks shows promise, say US researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez 'breathing problems persist' :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21543428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

4 ways 4G will change your life :: With so many advancements in mobile phone technology, it's easy to dismiss most as insignificant. A mega-megapixel camera, a brighter screen and better apps are all good, but they're hardly going to redefine your world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/mobile-technology-4g-pros-cons/index.html?eref�ition

What's your smartphone wish? :: Each February, the world's mobile technology fanatics wait excitedly to see what will be reveled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- and this year's event promises to be bigger than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-feature-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third death in Bahrain protests :: A protester struck by a tear gas canister fired by police in Bahrain last week has died, opposition officials say, the third death in a week of unrest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-21547109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to turn big cat into movie star :: For the past 49 years French animal trainer, Thierry Le Portier, 63, has been a calm handler of wild felines. Growing up he had originally wanted to be a gym teacher, but after catching a glimpse of a lion tamer during a trip to the zoo in Marseille, Le Portier decided to give up his hobbies -- rugby and judo -- to spend every free afternoon watching the tamer at work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/showbiz/training-cats-in-life-of-pi/index.html?eref�ition

Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow on Indian frontier :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0RlGLx4Vw2c/india-pashmina-goats-idINDEE91L0B020130222

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya 'hate leaflets' discovered :: Kenyan police find leaflets inciting violence being distributed in some areas, less than two weeks ahead of general elections.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21544847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Damien Hirst skull gets red nose :: Damien Hirst creates and signs 50 limited edition prints featuring his diamond-encrusted skull wearing a glittery red nose, to raise funds for Comic Relief.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21548413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black jockeys: U.S. sport pioneers :: The godfathers of black American sport weren't stereotypical towering, muscle-bound men found on basketball courts or in boxing rings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/sport/black-jockeys-horse-racing-sports-stars/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer 'sick of capturing death' :: Peter Magubane was jailed for photographing brutality in apartheid South Africa. Now, he wants to put the bloodshed behind him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/peter-magubane-photography-apartheid/index.html?eref�ition

Why Pistorius was granted bail :: South African attorney Llewelyn Curlewis talks with CNN's Nic Robertson about why Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/22/robertson-llewelyn-curlewis.cnn?eref�ition

Pope's Twitter to close as he leaves :: At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/pope-resignation-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan arrests militant leader over Quetta bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mWweKBZwlyY/pakistan-quetta-arrest-idINDEE91L0C020130222

Apple patent hints at smart watch :: Proof that Apple has been exploring the idea of a smart watch are confirmed by a patent filed by the company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21547947#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Why innovators lead Africa :: Tech innovators can solve Africa's social problems, but they're wasting time on unrealistic dreams, says Marieme Jamme.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/opinion/apps4africa-marieme-jamme/index.html?eref�ition

Would you ditch work friends? :: When starting a new job it is only natural to bond with people who share a similar background with you. But don't get too comfortable: sticking with your own kind can be a hindrance later in one's career, a new study suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/route-to-the-top-work-cliques/index.html?eref�ition

Roobarb animator dies aged 91 :: Animator of much-loved cartoons Roobarb and Henry's Cat, Bob Godfrey, has died aged 91, his family confirms.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21552718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Feb-2013 21:10 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

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

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

Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax: authorities - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/NorthAmerica/Report-of-gunman-at-MIT-was-a-hoax-authorities/Article1-1016406.aspx

Today on Sky Sports.com - SkySports :: http://www.skysports.com/rugbyunion/match_reaction/0,20244,11069_53941_1,00.html

Oscar Pistorius Case: Key Elements :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i|35949442a80b4c46dde23ffa33e610

Dish sponsors Daytona race car, zips past TV ad ban on Hopper - CNET (blog) :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-57570893-92/dish-sponsors-daytona-race-car-zips-past-tv-ad-ban-on-hopper/

Tickets for Beyonce's UK tour sell out in just 10 minutes... with touts already ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2283362/Tickets-Beyonces-UK-tour-sell-just-10-minutes--touts-offering-eBay-660-each.html?ito%3Dfeeds-newsxml

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


10

23-Feb-2013 20:09

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN rejects Haiti cholera claims :: The United Nations formally rejects compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21542842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope over anti-resistance flu drug :: A new type of flu drug that can stop resistant strains in their tracks shows promise, say US researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez 'breathing problems persist' :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21543428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

North Korea: A nuclear 7-Eleven - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFSbdTgfFFl4cRYM6UtwQeqsNFqXg&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-1-161480-North-Korea:-A-nuclear-7-Eleven

4 ways 4G will change your life :: With so many advancements in mobile phone technology, it's easy to dismiss most as insignificant. A mega-megapixel camera, a brighter screen and better apps are all good, but they're hardly going to redefine your world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/mobile-technology-4g-pros-cons/index.html?eref�ition

What's your smartphone wish? :: Each February, the world's mobile technology fanatics wait excitedly to see what will be reveled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- and this year's event promises to be bigger than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-feature-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third death in Bahrain protests :: A protester struck by a tear gas canister fired by police in Bahrain last week has died, opposition officials say, the third death in a week of unrest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-21547109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to turn big cat into movie star :: For the past 49 years French animal trainer, Thierry Le Portier, 63, has been a calm handler of wild felines. Growing up he had originally wanted to be a gym teacher, but after catching a glimpse of a lion tamer during a trip to the zoo in Marseille, Le Portier decided to give up his hobbies -- rugby and judo -- to spend every free afternoon watching the tamer at work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/showbiz/training-cats-in-life-of-pi/index.html?eref�ition

Italy election: Will anyone win majority? :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow on Indian frontier :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0RlGLx4Vw2c/india-pashmina-goats-idINDEE91L0B020130222

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya 'hate leaflets' discovered :: Kenyan police find leaflets inciting violence being distributed in some areas, less than two weeks ahead of general elections.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21544847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Damien Hirst skull gets red nose :: Damien Hirst creates and signs 50 limited edition prints featuring his diamond-encrusted skull wearing a glittery red nose, to raise funds for Comic Relief.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21548413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black jockeys: U.S. sport pioneers :: The godfathers of black American sport weren't stereotypical towering, muscle-bound men found on basketball courts or in boxing rings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/sport/black-jockeys-horse-racing-sports-stars/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer 'sick of capturing death' :: Peter Magubane was jailed for photographing brutality in apartheid South Africa. Now, he wants to put the bloodshed behind him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/peter-magubane-photography-apartheid/index.html?eref�ition

Why Pistorius was granted bail :: South African attorney Llewelyn Curlewis talks with CNN's Nic Robertson about why Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/22/robertson-llewelyn-curlewis.cnn?eref�ition

Pope's Twitter to close as he leaves :: At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/pope-resignation-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan arrests militant leader over Quetta bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mWweKBZwlyY/pakistan-quetta-arrest-idINDEE91L0C020130222

Apple patent hints at smart watch :: Proof that Apple has been exploring the idea of a smart watch are confirmed by a patent filed by the company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21547947#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Why innovators lead Africa :: Tech innovators can solve Africa's social problems, but they're wasting time on unrealistic dreams, says Marieme Jamme.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/opinion/apps4africa-marieme-jamme/index.html?eref�ition

23-Feb-2013 20:09 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The D.C. Dubstep :: Politicians in both parties are dancing as though they're secretly in love with sequestration, a total disaster for the country.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/brooks-the-dc-dubstep.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester of Fools :: Here we go again! That terrible fiscal crisis we were warned about two years ago is just around the corner. Is anyone interested?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/krugman-sequester-of-fools.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Pakistani Militants, the Enemies of Peace The Internal Enemies of Pakistani Peace :: At the heart of Pakistan's troubles is the celebration of the militant. And the need of the hour, of the year, of the generation, is peace.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/pakistani-militants-the-enemies-of-peace-the-internal-enemies-of-pakistani-peace.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

23-Feb-2013 19:08

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UN rejects Haiti cholera claims :: The United Nations formally rejects compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21542842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope over anti-resistance flu drug :: A new type of flu drug that can stop resistant strains in their tracks shows promise, say US researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chavez 'breathing problems persist' :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21543428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

North Korea: A nuclear 7-Eleven - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFSbdTgfFFl4cRYM6UtwQeqsNFqXg&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-1-161480-North-Korea:-A-nuclear-7-Eleven

4 ways 4G will change your life :: With so many advancements in mobile phone technology, it's easy to dismiss most as insignificant. A mega-megapixel camera, a brighter screen and better apps are all good, but they're hardly going to redefine your world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/mobile-technology-4g-pros-cons/index.html?eref�ition

What's your smartphone wish? :: Each February, the world's mobile technology fanatics wait excitedly to see what will be reveled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- and this year's event promises to be bigger than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-feature-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Third death in Bahrain protests :: A protester struck by a tear gas canister fired by police in Bahrain last week has died, opposition officials say, the third death in a week of unrest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-21547109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to turn big cat into movie star :: For the past 49 years French animal trainer, Thierry Le Portier, 63, has been a calm handler of wild felines. Growing up he had originally wanted to be a gym teacher, but after catching a glimpse of a lion tamer during a trip to the zoo in Marseille, Le Portier decided to give up his hobbies -- rugby and judo -- to spend every free afternoon watching the tamer at work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/showbiz/training-cats-in-life-of-pi/index.html?eref�ition

Italy election: Will anyone win majority? :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Eurozone recession 'to persist' :: The eurozone recession is expected to linger longer into 2013, the European Commission says, with Spain, France and Portugal expected to miss agreed overspending targets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21544328#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow on Indian frontier :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0RlGLx4Vw2c/india-pashmina-goats-idINDEE91L0B020130222

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya 'hate leaflets' discovered :: Kenyan police find leaflets inciting violence being distributed in some areas, less than two weeks ahead of general elections.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21544847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Damien Hirst skull gets red nose :: Damien Hirst creates and signs 50 limited edition prints featuring his diamond-encrusted skull wearing a glittery red nose, to raise funds for Comic Relief.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21548413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black jockeys: U.S. sport pioneers :: The godfathers of black American sport weren't stereotypical towering, muscle-bound men found on basketball courts or in boxing rings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/sport/black-jockeys-horse-racing-sports-stars/index.html?eref�ition

Photographer 'sick of capturing death' :: Peter Magubane was jailed for photographing brutality in apartheid South Africa. Now, he wants to put the bloodshed behind him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/peter-magubane-photography-apartheid/index.html?eref�ition

Why Pistorius was granted bail :: South African attorney Llewelyn Curlewis talks with CNN's Nic Robertson about why Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/22/robertson-llewelyn-curlewis.cnn?eref�ition

Pope's Twitter to close as he leaves :: At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/pope-resignation-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan arrests militant leader over Quetta bombings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mWweKBZwlyY/pakistan-quetta-arrest-idINDEE91L0C020130222

Apple patent hints at smart watch :: Proof that Apple has been exploring the idea of a smart watch are confirmed by a patent filed by the company.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21547947#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

23-Feb-2013 19:08 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The D.C. Dubstep :: Politicians in both parties are dancing as though they're secretly in love with sequestration, a total disaster for the country.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/brooks-the-dc-dubstep.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester of Fools :: Here we go again! That terrible fiscal crisis we were warned about two years ago is just around the corner. Is anyone interested?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/krugman-sequester-of-fools.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Pakistani Militants, the Enemies of Peace The Internal Enemies of Pakistani Peace :: At the heart of Pakistan's troubles is the celebration of the militant. And the need of the hour, of the year, of the generation, is peace.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/pakistani-militants-the-enemies-of-peace-the-internal-enemies-of-pakistani-peace.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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