Sunday, March 24, 2013

24-Mar-2013 23:36

How Obama has weaponized wit :: Barack Obama would make a great stand-up comic, not because he's the funniest president ever but because he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/obeidallah-presidential-jokes/index.html?eref�ition

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-21882710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why does Game of Thrones inspire such devotion among fans? :: US TV show Game of Thrones has a cult following. But the behaviour of fans is almost as intriguing as the action on screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21856915#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Forgotten champ now super coach :: When I was a teenager in Toronto, I would spend time with my father watching tennis on television. This is how we bonded. We weren't a sporty family but tennis was a sport my dad loved to watch. He still does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/asia/ivan-lendl-tennis-talk-asia/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: Ecology photo contest's winners :: A stunning display of nature's diversity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21886078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dinosaur-killing rock 'was a comet' :: The space rock that hit Earth 65 million years ago, widely implicated in killing off the dinosaurs, was probably a fast-moving comet, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21709229#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How will Turkey respond to PKK move? :: It was Newrouz, the first day of spring and the Kurdish New Year but was it also the beginning of a new era in Turkey's troubled relation with its Kurdish population?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/finkel-turkey-pkk/index.html?eref�ition

Hope for Pakistan and Afghanistan :: Peter Bergen says Pakistan is more stable than many think, and there are reasons for hope in Afghanistan
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/bergen-pakistan-afghanistan-hope/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft details data snoopers :: US law enforcement agencies top the list of police forces requesting detailed data about Microsoft users, a report shows.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21895718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: EU bailouts kicking the weak? :: The recent financial troubles in Cyprus have attracted a range of alarming headlines around the world, but we must be careful to avoid panic and reckless measures that would exacerbate the crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/business/opinion-cyprus-bailout-pissarides/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 22 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Beckham have moved to PSG? :: Catch all the CNN FC off-field talk, as Pedro Pinto, Ian Wright and others discuss Becks' career as well as racism in football.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/22/football-club-beckham-wright-brassell.cnn?eref�ition

Is Cyprus small enough? :: How small is too small to matter, asks Stephanie Flanders
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21901948#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 16-22 March 2013 :: A selection of the best photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blizzard reveals trading card game :: Blizzard has taken the wraps off the new title it has been developing - a collectable card game based around its Warcraft world.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21900869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope urges dialogue with Islam, more help for the poor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ntQv4K_-7gk/story01.htm

Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence :: How 18th Century chess robot was more than an elaborate hoax
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5rzF9s8SkXY/story01.htm

Water as vital to national security as defence, UN says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-z0Y99RFvE/story01.htm

Indian Oil Corp raises diesel prices :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XWa5rSEzYbo/story01.htm

Advert turns air into drinking water :: A billboard that draws humidity from the air in a rain-starved part of Peru delivers 96 litres of water a day - and has become a local attraction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21899227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BYcsMhW22lM/story01.htm

Obama's Long Game in the Middle East :: Mark Mardell on Obama's Middle East ambition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21907225#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

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

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

24-Mar-2013 23:36 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

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

Immigration: Cameron To End 'Soft Touch' Culture - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1069254/immigration-cameron-to-end-soft-touch-culture

Cypriots protest against 'economic WW III' - Herald Sun :: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/cyprus-in-last-ditch-bailout-talks/story-e6frf7k6-1226605081089

Moonrise Kingdom star sleeps in a glass box - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1501119%26objectid%3D10873474

Kerry Pleads With Iraq - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324105204578380540551513754.html

T-Mobile kills off the wireless contract - CNET (blog) :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57576023-94/t-mobile-kills-off-the-wireless-contract/

Avoid These 10 Immune System Snags :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i'de6f8a18fc02ff29e45e0dc5dde706

Search for Missing Ivy Leaguer Expands :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�802bf31f7ec845b15c64da5810d678

'I Thought It Was Absolutely Unbelievable' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iPcf1e10508074c28b5c652e158bfdf0

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

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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24-Mar-2013 22:36

How Obama has weaponized wit :: Barack Obama would make a great stand-up comic, not because he's the funniest president ever but because he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/obeidallah-presidential-jokes/index.html?eref�ition

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-21882710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why does Game of Thrones inspire such devotion among fans? :: US TV show Game of Thrones has a cult following. But the behaviour of fans is almost as intriguing as the action on screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21856915#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Forgotten champ now super coach :: When I was a teenager in Toronto, I would spend time with my father watching tennis on television. This is how we bonded. We weren't a sporty family but tennis was a sport my dad loved to watch. He still does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/asia/ivan-lendl-tennis-talk-asia/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: Ecology photo contest's winners :: A stunning display of nature's diversity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21886078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dinosaur-killing rock 'was a comet' :: The space rock that hit Earth 65 million years ago, widely implicated in killing off the dinosaurs, was probably a fast-moving comet, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21709229#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How will Turkey respond to PKK move? :: It was Newrouz, the first day of spring and the Kurdish New Year but was it also the beginning of a new era in Turkey's troubled relation with its Kurdish population?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/finkel-turkey-pkk/index.html?eref�ition

Hope for Pakistan and Afghanistan :: Peter Bergen says Pakistan is more stable than many think, and there are reasons for hope in Afghanistan
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/bergen-pakistan-afghanistan-hope/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft details data snoopers :: US law enforcement agencies top the list of police forces requesting detailed data about Microsoft users, a report shows.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21895718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: EU bailouts kicking the weak? :: The recent financial troubles in Cyprus have attracted a range of alarming headlines around the world, but we must be careful to avoid panic and reckless measures that would exacerbate the crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/business/opinion-cyprus-bailout-pissarides/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 22 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Beckham have moved to PSG? :: Catch all the CNN FC off-field talk, as Pedro Pinto, Ian Wright and others discuss Becks' career as well as racism in football.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/22/football-club-beckham-wright-brassell.cnn?eref�ition

Is Cyprus small enough? :: How small is too small to matter, asks Stephanie Flanders
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21901948#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 16-22 March 2013 :: A selection of the best photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blizzard reveals trading card game :: Blizzard has taken the wraps off the new title it has been developing - a collectable card game based around its Warcraft world.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21900869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope urges dialogue with Islam, more help for the poor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ntQv4K_-7gk/story01.htm

Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence :: How 18th Century chess robot was more than an elaborate hoax
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5rzF9s8SkXY/story01.htm

Water as vital to national security as defence, UN says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-z0Y99RFvE/story01.htm

Indian Oil Corp raises diesel prices :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XWa5rSEzYbo/story01.htm

Advert turns air into drinking water :: A billboard that draws humidity from the air in a rain-starved part of Peru delivers 96 litres of water a day - and has become a local attraction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21899227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BYcsMhW22lM/story01.htm

Obama's Long Game in the Middle East :: Mark Mardell on Obama's Middle East ambition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21907225#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

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

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

24-Mar-2013 22:36 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

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

Paris rally against gay marriage - Myjoyonline.com :: http://world.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201303/103275.php

'March Madness' storm causes havoc in St. Louis - STLtoday.com :: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/march-madness-storm-causes-havoc-in-st-louis/article_288f17b1-a1e1-5789-b7ce-75739810ba7a.html

Mourning father of 10-year-old Luke Bresette, who died in an airport sign ... - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/mourning-father-10-year-old-boy-died-airport-sign-collapse-finds-comfort-son-love-sports-article-1.1297907

Avoid These 10 Immune System Snags :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i'de6f8a18fc02ff29e45e0dc5dde706

Search for Missing Ivy Leaguer Expands :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�802bf31f7ec845b15c64da5810d678

'I Thought It Was Absolutely Unbelievable' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iPcf1e10508074c28b5c652e158bfdf0

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

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


10

24-Mar-2013 21:35

How Obama has weaponized wit :: Barack Obama would make a great stand-up comic, not because he's the funniest president ever but because he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/obeidallah-presidential-jokes/index.html?eref�ition

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-21882710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why does Game of Thrones inspire such devotion among fans? :: US TV show Game of Thrones has a cult following. But the behaviour of fans is almost as intriguing as the action on screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21856915#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Forgotten champ now super coach :: When I was a teenager in Toronto, I would spend time with my father watching tennis on television. This is how we bonded. We weren't a sporty family but tennis was a sport my dad loved to watch. He still does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/asia/ivan-lendl-tennis-talk-asia/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: Ecology photo contest's winners :: A stunning display of nature's diversity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21886078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dinosaur-killing rock 'was a comet' :: The space rock that hit Earth 65 million years ago, widely implicated in killing off the dinosaurs, was probably a fast-moving comet, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21709229#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How will Turkey respond to PKK move? :: It was Newrouz, the first day of spring and the Kurdish New Year but was it also the beginning of a new era in Turkey's troubled relation with its Kurdish population?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/finkel-turkey-pkk/index.html?eref�ition

Hope for Pakistan and Afghanistan :: Peter Bergen says Pakistan is more stable than many think, and there are reasons for hope in Afghanistan
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/bergen-pakistan-afghanistan-hope/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft details data snoopers :: US law enforcement agencies top the list of police forces requesting detailed data about Microsoft users, a report shows.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21895718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: EU bailouts kicking the weak? :: The recent financial troubles in Cyprus have attracted a range of alarming headlines around the world, but we must be careful to avoid panic and reckless measures that would exacerbate the crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/business/opinion-cyprus-bailout-pissarides/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 22 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Beckham have moved to PSG? :: Catch all the CNN FC off-field talk, as Pedro Pinto, Ian Wright and others discuss Becks' career as well as racism in football.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/22/football-club-beckham-wright-brassell.cnn?eref�ition

Is Cyprus small enough? :: How small is too small to matter, asks Stephanie Flanders
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21901948#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 16-22 March 2013 :: A selection of the best photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blizzard reveals trading card game :: Blizzard has taken the wraps off the new title it has been developing - a collectable card game based around its Warcraft world.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21900869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope urges dialogue with Islam, more help for the poor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ntQv4K_-7gk/story01.htm

Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence :: How 18th Century chess robot was more than an elaborate hoax
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5rzF9s8SkXY/story01.htm

Water as vital to national security as defence, UN says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-z0Y99RFvE/story01.htm

Indian Oil Corp raises diesel prices :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XWa5rSEzYbo/story01.htm

Advert turns air into drinking water :: A billboard that draws humidity from the air in a rain-starved part of Peru delivers 96 litres of water a day - and has become a local attraction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21899227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BYcsMhW22lM/story01.htm

Breaking: Gunmen attack Ganye Prison, police station, bank in Adamawa - Premium Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFYjz1vxqkb42XxiadhFSNWF-RsPA&url=http://premiumtimesng.com/news/126391-breaking-gunmen-attack-ganye-prison-police-station-bank-in-adamawa.html

Obama's Long Game in the Middle East :: Mark Mardell on Obama's Middle East ambition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21907225#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

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

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

24-Mar-2013 21:35 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

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

Cyprus' eurozone membership hangs in the balance as President flies into ... - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/cyprus-eurozone-membership-hangs-in-the-balance-as-president-flies-into-brussels-to-try-and-persuade-members-to-approve-10bn-bailout-8547104.html

Apple buys Silicon Valley startup WiFiSlam - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-rt-us-apple-wifislambre92n0j7-20130324,0,2181093.story

Police: No sign of third party in Berezovsky death - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10873440

Photo by TIM CHONG/REUTERS 9 hours ago - Yahoo! Eurosport UK :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/photos/red-bull-formula-one-driver-sebastian-vettel-germany-photo-110618369.html

Mourning father of 10-year-old Luke Bresette, who died in an airport sign ... - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/mourning-father-10-year-old-boy-died-airport-sign-collapse-finds-comfort-son-love-sports-article-1.1297907

Avoid These 10 Immune System Snags :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i'de6f8a18fc02ff29e45e0dc5dde706

'I Thought It Was Absolutely Unbelievable' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iPcf1e10508074c28b5c652e158bfdf0

Making Sense of Social Security and Medicare - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323869604578368481493685730.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

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

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


10

24-Mar-2013 20:34

How Obama has weaponized wit :: Barack Obama would make a great stand-up comic, not because he's the funniest president ever but because he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/obeidallah-presidential-jokes/index.html?eref�ition

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-21882710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why does Game of Thrones inspire such devotion among fans? :: US TV show Game of Thrones has a cult following. But the behaviour of fans is almost as intriguing as the action on screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21856915#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Forgotten champ now super coach :: When I was a teenager in Toronto, I would spend time with my father watching tennis on television. This is how we bonded. We weren't a sporty family but tennis was a sport my dad loved to watch. He still does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/asia/ivan-lendl-tennis-talk-asia/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: Ecology photo contest's winners :: A stunning display of nature's diversity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21886078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dinosaur-killing rock 'was a comet' :: The space rock that hit Earth 65 million years ago, widely implicated in killing off the dinosaurs, was probably a fast-moving comet, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21709229#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How will Turkey respond to PKK move? :: It was Newrouz, the first day of spring and the Kurdish New Year but was it also the beginning of a new era in Turkey's troubled relation with its Kurdish population?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/finkel-turkey-pkk/index.html?eref�ition

Hope for Pakistan and Afghanistan :: Peter Bergen says Pakistan is more stable than many think, and there are reasons for hope in Afghanistan
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/bergen-pakistan-afghanistan-hope/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft details data snoopers :: US law enforcement agencies top the list of police forces requesting detailed data about Microsoft users, a report shows.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21895718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: EU bailouts kicking the weak? :: The recent financial troubles in Cyprus have attracted a range of alarming headlines around the world, but we must be careful to avoid panic and reckless measures that would exacerbate the crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/business/opinion-cyprus-bailout-pissarides/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 22 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Beckham have moved to PSG? :: Catch all the CNN FC off-field talk, as Pedro Pinto, Ian Wright and others discuss Becks' career as well as racism in football.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/22/football-club-beckham-wright-brassell.cnn?eref�ition

Is Cyprus small enough? :: How small is too small to matter, asks Stephanie Flanders
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21901948#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 16-22 March 2013 :: A selection of the best photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blizzard reveals trading card game :: Blizzard has taken the wraps off the new title it has been developing - a collectable card game based around its Warcraft world.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21900869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope urges dialogue with Islam, more help for the poor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ntQv4K_-7gk/story01.htm

Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence :: How 18th Century chess robot was more than an elaborate hoax
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5rzF9s8SkXY/story01.htm

Water as vital to national security as defence, UN says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-z0Y99RFvE/story01.htm

Indian Oil Corp raises diesel prices :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XWa5rSEzYbo/story01.htm

Advert turns air into drinking water :: A billboard that draws humidity from the air in a rain-starved part of Peru delivers 96 litres of water a day - and has become a local attraction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21899227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BYcsMhW22lM/story01.htm

Obama's Long Game in the Middle East :: Mark Mardell on Obama's Middle East ambition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21907225#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

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

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

24-Mar-2013 20:34 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

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

Russian tycoon in exile found dead, cops search home - Indian Express :: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/russian-tycoon-in-exile-found-dead-cops-search-home/1092848/

Did Pope Francis really say that socialism causes misery, and that America is ... - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) :: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100208720/did-pope-francis-really-say-that-socialism-causes-misery-and-that-america-is-heading-towards-a-form-of-communism/

Avoid These 10 Immune System Snags :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i'de6f8a18fc02ff29e45e0dc5dde706

Snow, rain projected for Baltimore, up to 3 inches in suburbs - Baltimore Sun :: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/weather/bs-md-weather-brief-0325-20130324,0,7065101.story

Microsoft Is Planning A Major Update To Windows 8 That Improves All Its ... - San Francisco Chronicle :: http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Microsoft-Is-Planning-A-Major-Update-To-Windows-8-4380410.php

Alexander defends mortgage scheme - WalesOnline :: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2013/03/24/alexander-defends-mortgage-scheme-91466-33051068/

'I Thought It Was Absolutely Unbelievable' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iPcf1e10508074c28b5c652e158bfdf0

Making Sense of Social Security and Medicare - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323869604578368481493685730.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

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

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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How Obama has weaponized wit :: Barack Obama would make a great stand-up comic, not because he's the funniest president ever but because he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/obeidallah-presidential-jokes/index.html?eref�ition

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-21882710#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why does Game of Thrones inspire such devotion among fans? :: US TV show Game of Thrones has a cult following. But the behaviour of fans is almost as intriguing as the action on screen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21856915#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Forgotten champ now super coach :: When I was a teenager in Toronto, I would spend time with my father watching tennis on television. This is how we bonded. We weren't a sporty family but tennis was a sport my dad loved to watch. He still does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/asia/ivan-lendl-tennis-talk-asia/index.html?eref�ition

In Pictures: Ecology photo contest's winners :: A stunning display of nature's diversity
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21886078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dinosaur-killing rock 'was a comet' :: The space rock that hit Earth 65 million years ago, widely implicated in killing off the dinosaurs, was probably a fast-moving comet, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21709229#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How will Turkey respond to PKK move? :: It was Newrouz, the first day of spring and the Kurdish New Year but was it also the beginning of a new era in Turkey's troubled relation with its Kurdish population?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/opinion/finkel-turkey-pkk/index.html?eref�ition

Hope for Pakistan and Afghanistan :: Peter Bergen says Pakistan is more stable than many think, and there are reasons for hope in Afghanistan
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/bergen-pakistan-afghanistan-hope/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft details data snoopers :: US law enforcement agencies top the list of police forces requesting detailed data about Microsoft users, a report shows.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21895718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: EU bailouts kicking the weak? :: The recent financial troubles in Cyprus have attracted a range of alarming headlines around the world, but we must be careful to avoid panic and reckless measures that would exacerbate the crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/21/business/opinion-cyprus-bailout-pissarides/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 22 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should Beckham have moved to PSG? :: Catch all the CNN FC off-field talk, as Pedro Pinto, Ian Wright and others discuss Becks' career as well as racism in football.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/22/football-club-beckham-wright-brassell.cnn?eref�ition

Is Cyprus small enough? :: How small is too small to matter, asks Stephanie Flanders
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21901948#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 16-22 March 2013 :: A selection of the best photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21895426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blizzard reveals trading card game :: Blizzard has taken the wraps off the new title it has been developing - a collectable card game based around its Warcraft world.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21900869#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope urges dialogue with Islam, more help for the poor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ntQv4K_-7gk/story01.htm

Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence :: How 18th Century chess robot was more than an elaborate hoax
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grandfather of African literature, Chinua Achebe, dies aged 82 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5rzF9s8SkXY/story01.htm

Water as vital to national security as defence, UN says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-z0Y99RFvE/story01.htm

Indian Oil Corp raises diesel prices :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XWa5rSEzYbo/story01.htm

Advert turns air into drinking water :: A billboard that draws humidity from the air in a rain-starved part of Peru delivers 96 litres of water a day - and has become a local attraction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21899227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BYcsMhW22lM/story01.htm

Brics bank will give the wold a new financing tool: Brazilian minister - Times of India :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNF0ui81ueNTV9xlCBxyF6CvzwzmTA&url=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/international-business/Brics-bank-will-give-the-wold-a-new-financing-tool-Brazilian-minister/articleshow/19136703.cms

Charges over Brazil nightclub fire :: Police in Brazil say 16 people will be prosecuted over a nightclub fire in the town of Santa Maria in January, which left 241 people dead.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21907031#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama's Long Game in the Middle East :: Mark Mardell on Obama's Middle East ambition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21907225#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

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

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

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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 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.
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Photo by EDGAR SU/REUTERS 7 hours ago - Yahoo! Eurosport UK :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/photos/red-bull-formula-one-driver-sebastian-vettel-germany-photo-105218163.html

Microsoft Is Planning A Major Update To Windows 8 That Improves All Its ... - San Francisco Chronicle :: http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Microsoft-Is-Planning-A-Major-Update-To-Windows-8-4380410.php

Radiotherapy broke my son, says battling mum - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1%26objectid%3D10873409

Alexander defends mortgage scheme - WalesOnline :: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2013/03/24/alexander-defends-mortgage-scheme-91466-33051068/

Avoid These 10 Immune System Snags :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i'de6f8a18fc02ff29e45e0dc5dde706

'I Thought It Was Absolutely Unbelievable' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iPcf1e10508074c28b5c652e158bfdf0

Making Sense of Social Security and Medicare - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323869604578368481493685730.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

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

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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