Tuesday, March 19, 2013

19-Mar-2013 23:39

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

19-Mar-2013 23:39 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sandra Layne Guilty Of Murdering Grandson - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1067001/sandra-layne-guilty-of-murdering-grandson

Yoga-Pants Supplier Says Lululemon Stretches Truth - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323415304578369812787114262.html

HTC One delay due to diss by suppliers - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57575099-1/htc-one-delay-due-to-diss-by-suppliers/

Op-Ed Contributor: Paul Ryan's Ax Isn't Sharp Enough :: His plan takes 10 years to balance the budget. You call that radical?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/opinion/paul-ryans-ax-isnt-sharp-enough.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'DWTS' Season 16: Who's Star to Beat? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4f00d7ba6efb1dc5101a55047f5cdd

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

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


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19-Mar-2013 22:39

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iraq's booming oil future :: Northern Iraqi oil fields and potential reserves in the region are being explored by small independent companies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/18/pkg-defterios-iraq-oil-bounty.cnn?eref�ition

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

Envoy: Obama's strong Israel ties :: Michael Oren says the president's trip to Israel, his first while in office, will demonstrate the strength of the connections between the two nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/oren-obama-trip-israel/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

19-Mar-2013 22:39 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Surprise: Pope Francis is Catholic - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andreas-widmer/surprise-pope-francis-is-_b_2910074.html

Bombings kill 65 on eve of 10th anniversary of Iraq war; security called a 'huge ... - Ottawa Citizen :: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Bombings%2Bkill%2B10th%2Banniversary%2BIraq%2Bsecurity%2Bcalled%2Bhuge/8121426/story.html

HTC One delay due to diss by suppliers - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57575099-1/htc-one-delay-due-to-diss-by-suppliers/

Op-Ed Contributor: Paul Ryan's Ax Isn't Sharp Enough :: His plan takes 10 years to balance the budget. You call that radical?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/opinion/paul-ryans-ax-isnt-sharp-enough.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'DWTS' Season 16: Who's Star to Beat? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4f00d7ba6efb1dc5101a55047f5cdd

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

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

Buffett collects $100000 salary at Berkshire, unchanged for 3 decades - Pioneer Press :: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_22799196/buffett-collects-100-000-salary-at-berkshire-unchanged


10

19-Mar-2013 21:37

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Epic copter escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iraq's booming oil future :: Northern Iraqi oil fields and potential reserves in the region are being explored by small independent companies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/18/pkg-defterios-iraq-oil-bounty.cnn?eref�ition

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

Rembrandt revealed :: A mystery portrait donated to a British heritage charity has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn -- worth more than $30 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/europe/mystery-masterpiece-rembrandt-self-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Envoy: Obama's strong Israel ties :: Michael Oren says the president's trip to Israel, his first while in office, will demonstrate the strength of the connections between the two nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/oren-obama-trip-israel/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

19-Mar-2013 21:37 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clergy abuse victims call on Pope Francis to open files on Argentina's pedophile ... - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/clergy-abuse-victims-call-on-pope-francis-to-open-files-on-argentinas-pedophile-priests/2013/03/19/ed810cb2-90c6-11e2-9173-7f87cda73b49_story.html

Pregnant Kate Meets Mary Berry On Charity Visit - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1066968/pregnant-kate-meets-mary-berry-on-charity-visit

Op-Ed Contributor: Paul Ryan's Ax Isn't Sharp Enough :: His plan takes 10 years to balance the budget. You call that radical?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/opinion/paul-ryans-ax-isnt-sharp-enough.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'DWTS' Season 16: Who's Star to Beat? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4f00d7ba6efb1dc5101a55047f5cdd

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

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

Buffett collects $100000 salary at Berkshire, unchanged for 3 decades - Pioneer Press :: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_22799196/buffett-collects-100-000-salary-at-berkshire-unchanged


10

19-Mar-2013 20:36

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Epic copter escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BRICS Development Bank May Take Years - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNG5LtGeOCnCnk9cx2VZX6ce7Kn_yw&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/brics-development-bank-may-take-years/1623700.html

Iraq's booming oil future :: Northern Iraqi oil fields and potential reserves in the region are being explored by small independent companies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/18/pkg-defterios-iraq-oil-bounty.cnn?eref�ition

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

Rembrandt revealed :: A mystery portrait donated to a British heritage charity has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn -- worth more than $30 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/europe/mystery-masterpiece-rembrandt-self-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Envoy: Obama's strong Israel ties :: Michael Oren says the president's trip to Israel, his first while in office, will demonstrate the strength of the connections between the two nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/oren-obama-trip-israel/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Obama to Iran: Answer questions on nuclear program - USA TODAY :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEF0TbqPJzRyaS3oquhx4Z5Ck2lnw&url=http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/18/obama-iran-israel-nowruz/1997519/

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

19-Mar-2013 19:35

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Why media's failure on Iraq still stings :: The 10th anniversary this month of the invasion of Iraq will remind most people of a divisive and dubious war that toppled Saddam Hussein but claimed the lives of nearly 4,500 Americans and more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/kurtz-iraq-media-failure/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Epic copter escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IEBC Picks Top Law Firm to Defend It in Cord Petition - AllAfrica.com :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH87Kw1uTp6YEnLGYoE1sGnONt8FA&url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201303182479.html

Iraq's booming oil future :: Northern Iraqi oil fields and potential reserves in the region are being explored by small independent companies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/18/pkg-defterios-iraq-oil-bounty.cnn?eref�ition

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

Rembrandt revealed :: A mystery portrait donated to a British heritage charity has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn -- worth more than $30 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/europe/mystery-masterpiece-rembrandt-self-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Envoy: Obama's strong Israel ties :: Michael Oren says the president's trip to Israel, his first while in office, will demonstrate the strength of the connections between the two nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/oren-obama-trip-israel/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The day's news in pictures: March 19 2013 - WalesOnline :: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2013/03/19/the-day-s-news-in-pictures-march-19-2013-100252-33021800/

Op-Ed Contributor: Paul Ryan's Ax Isn't Sharp Enough :: His plan takes 10 years to balance the budget. You call that radical?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/opinion/paul-ryans-ax-isnt-sharp-enough.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'DWTS' Season 16: Who's Star to Beat? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�4f00d7ba6efb1dc5101a55047f5cdd

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

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

Buffett collects $100000 salary at Berkshire, unchanged for 3 decades - Pioneer Press :: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_22799196/buffett-collects-100-000-salary-at-berkshire-unchanged


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19-Mar-2013 18:34

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Iraq War make Arab Spring? :: 10 years after the invasion of Iraq, Ed Husain explores whether the fall of Saddam Hussein inspired Arab revolutionaries across the region.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/iraq-war-arab-spring-husain/index.html?eref�ition

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Why media's failure on Iraq still stings :: The 10th anniversary this month of the invasion of Iraq will remind most people of a divisive and dubious war that toppled Saddam Hussein but claimed the lives of nearly 4,500 Americans and more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/kurtz-iraq-media-failure/index.html?eref�ition

Richard O'Brien: 'I'm 70% man' :: Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O'Brien normal for thinking himself a "third sex" between male and female?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21788238#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Epic copter escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iraq's booming oil future :: Northern Iraqi oil fields and potential reserves in the region are being explored by small independent companies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/18/pkg-defterios-iraq-oil-bounty.cnn?eref�ition

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

Rembrandt revealed :: A mystery portrait donated to a British heritage charity has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn -- worth more than $30 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/europe/mystery-masterpiece-rembrandt-self-portrait/index.html?eref�ition

Envoy: Obama's strong Israel ties :: Michael Oren says the president's trip to Israel, his first while in office, will demonstrate the strength of the connections between the two nations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/oren-obama-trip-israel/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

Second computer glitch shuts down NASA Mars rover :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iDuK9Fk2ilk/us-space-mars-idUSBRE92B0YA20130318

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition