Sunday, May 26, 2013

26-May-2013 23:35

China eyes Arctic options in energy :: The decision to grant permanent observer status to China and five other nations by the Arctic Council meeting in Sweden Wednesday reflects the heightened interest by some of the world's most powerful economies in an area rich in oil, gas, minerals, fish and new transport possibilities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/business/china-arctic/index.html?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Feds: Scientists took Chinese bribes :: Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/new-york-researchers-charged/index.html?eref�ition

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Crack down on plant protests :: Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/world/asia/china-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Leader to Chinese tourists: Be polite! :: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, stressing it was important to project a "good image of Chinese tourists," official state media outlet Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/17/travel/china-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

A blow to Australia's economy :: Ford's decision to quit making cars in Australia comes amid concerns the mining boom has peaked as the nation's manufacturing base declines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/business/ford-australia-staff/index.html?eref�ition

Germany reports sluggish growth :: Germany's economy barely grew in the first quarter of the year, figures show, as private consumption helped offset shrinking exports and investment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New curriculum workload 'too high' :: More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-22642217#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slaying of a soldier ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Sex education struggles with porn :: In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22643072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 24 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22652421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amazon reveals fan fiction platform :: Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soldiers and sex: Can men evolve? :: Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/schwartz-military-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Faltering Facebook phone is delayed :: Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why India's kids are going missing :: Every eight minutes, a child goes missing in India. Parents say reports of missing children from poor families are often ignored by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/24/pkg-udas-india-missing-children.cnn.html?eref�ition

Boy Scouts' decision makes no sense :: When the Boy Scouts of America found out den leader Jennifer Tyrrell is a lesbian, the organization's Ohio River Valley Council sent her a letter saying "you must immediately sever any relationship you may have" with the Scouts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/23/opinion/sutter-boy-scouts-gay-policy/index.html?eref�ition

Co-op halts new business lending :: Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Kulture Klub :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22659862#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to speak Franglais :: Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22655534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Youth key to beating Boko Haram? :: Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathizers in the government, says expert.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/nigeria-boko-haram-funmi-olonisakin/index.html?eref�ition

'Poor response' to Iraq abuse claims :: The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22655384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Video game helps zap youth cancer :: In the battle against cancer, one video game is taking the deadly disease head-on. And some young patients are the winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?eref�ition

Big rise in medical trial volunteers :: The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22594635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

From migrant worker to neurosurgeon :: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a leading neurosurgeon, was once an illegal immigrant and migrant worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/health/lifeswork-dr-q/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Inside Iraq's Imam Hussein mosque :: Aleem Maqbool visits the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the site of a holy pilgrimage for Shia Muslims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22658968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yH0ZzzpJMl4/story01.htm

Google to bankroll, build wireless networks across Africa: WSJ :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Kecl8vTqL_U/story01.htm

Mexico eyeing retaliatory measures in U.S. meat labeling dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/37tTeR1-_Kw/story01.htm

26-May-2013 23:35 10

Say Hello to the 100 Trillion Bacteria That Make Up Your Microbiome :: Medicine used to be obsessed with eradicating the tiny bugs that live within us. Now we're beginning to understand all the ways they keep us healthy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/magazine/say-hello-to-the-100-trillion-bacteria-that-make-up-your-microbiome.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Woolwich attack: UK 'took fears over suspected killer lightly' - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/10082046/Woolwich-attack-UK-took-fears-over-suspected-killer-lightly.html

Better Place to be liquidated after Renault's Fluence fails to appeal - The Australian :: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wall-street-journal/better-place-to-be-liquidated-after-renaults-fluence-fails-to-appeal/story-fnay3ubk-1226651038973

'Wrong Way' M5 Victim Was Mother Of Five - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1095925/wrong-way-m5-victim-was-mother-of-five

Bynes to Rihanna: Assault because you're not pretty - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1501119%26objectid%3D10886416

Skydiver falls to death in California - Herald Sun :: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/skydiver-falls-to-death-in-california/story-fni0xqll-1226651035837

Skydiver Falls to Death in Southern California :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c6dea22/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cskydiver0Efalls0Edeath0Esouthern0Ecalifornia0E192610A16/story01.htm

Conservatives consider limit on GP visits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10081220/Conservatives-consider-limit-on-GP-visits.html

Cain Stops Bigfoot in 1st Round, Defends UFC Title :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a021/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Ccain0Estops0Ebigfoot0E1st0Eround0Edefends0Eufc0Etitle0E19258810A/story01.htm

Spurs Take 3-0 Lead, Beat Grizzlies 104-93 in OT :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a02a/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cspurs0Elead0Ebeat0Egrizzlies0E10A40E930Eot0E19258780A/story01.htm

The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57586210-37/the-ugly-truth-apple-vs-pc-design/

Charlie Munger Speaks His Mind: The Full Interview - CNBC.com (blog) :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100707283

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

Say Goodbye to the 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


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26-May-2013 22:35

China eyes Arctic options in energy :: The decision to grant permanent observer status to China and five other nations by the Arctic Council meeting in Sweden Wednesday reflects the heightened interest by some of the world's most powerful economies in an area rich in oil, gas, minerals, fish and new transport possibilities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/business/china-arctic/index.html?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Feds: Scientists took Chinese bribes :: Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/new-york-researchers-charged/index.html?eref�ition

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Crack down on plant protests :: Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/world/asia/china-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Leader to Chinese tourists: Be polite! :: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, stressing it was important to project a "good image of Chinese tourists," official state media outlet Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/17/travel/china-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

A blow to Australia's economy :: Ford's decision to quit making cars in Australia comes amid concerns the mining boom has peaked as the nation's manufacturing base declines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/business/ford-australia-staff/index.html?eref�ition

Germany reports sluggish growth :: Germany's economy barely grew in the first quarter of the year, figures show, as private consumption helped offset shrinking exports and investment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New curriculum workload 'too high' :: More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-22642217#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slaying of a soldier ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Sex education struggles with porn :: In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22643072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 24 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22652421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amazon reveals fan fiction platform :: Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soldiers and sex: Can men evolve? :: Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/schwartz-military-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Faltering Facebook phone is delayed :: Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why India's kids are going missing :: Every eight minutes, a child goes missing in India. Parents say reports of missing children from poor families are often ignored by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/24/pkg-udas-india-missing-children.cnn.html?eref�ition

Boy Scouts' decision makes no sense :: When the Boy Scouts of America found out den leader Jennifer Tyrrell is a lesbian, the organization's Ohio River Valley Council sent her a letter saying "you must immediately sever any relationship you may have" with the Scouts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/23/opinion/sutter-boy-scouts-gay-policy/index.html?eref�ition

Co-op halts new business lending :: Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Kulture Klub :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22659862#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to speak Franglais :: Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22655534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Youth key to beating Boko Haram? :: Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathizers in the government, says expert.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/nigeria-boko-haram-funmi-olonisakin/index.html?eref�ition

'Poor response' to Iraq abuse claims :: The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22655384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Video game helps zap youth cancer :: In the battle against cancer, one video game is taking the deadly disease head-on. And some young patients are the winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?eref�ition

Big rise in medical trial volunteers :: The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22594635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ecuador president starts third term :: Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22662200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

From migrant worker to neurosurgeon :: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a leading neurosurgeon, was once an illegal immigrant and migrant worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/health/lifeswork-dr-q/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Inside Iraq's Imam Hussein mosque :: Aleem Maqbool visits the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the site of a holy pilgrimage for Shia Muslims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22658968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yH0ZzzpJMl4/story01.htm

Google to bankroll, build wireless networks across Africa: WSJ :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Kecl8vTqL_U/story01.htm

26-May-2013 22:35 10

Say Hello to the 100 Trillion Bacteria That Make Up Your Microbiome :: Medicine used to be obsessed with eradicating the tiny bugs that live within us. Now we're beginning to understand all the ways they keep us healthy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/magazine/say-hello-to-the-100-trillion-bacteria-that-make-up-your-microbiome.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Suspended hooker Dylan Hartley to miss Lions tour - Herald Sun :: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/rugby/suspended-hooker-dylan-hartley-to-miss-lions-tour/story-fnibc42r-1226651028457

Thousands flood Paris to protest same-sex marriage - NBCNews.com :: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/26/18509104-thousands-flood-paris-to-protest-same-sex-marriage?lite

Man Stabbed Near Site Of Woolwich Murder - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1095844/man-stabbed-near-site-of-woolwich-murder

Amanda Bynes lashes out at Rihanna - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D104375

Nigel Farage: I can do deals with 20 Conservative MPs at the general election - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10081456/Nigel-Farage-I-can-do-deals-at-the-next-election-with-20-Conservative-MPs.html

Skydiver Falls to Death in Southern California :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c6dea22/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cskydiver0Efalls0Edeath0Esouthern0Ecalifornia0E192610A16/story01.htm

Missing mom's diary foreshadows family tragedy - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021062954_apusutahmissingmom3rdldwritethru.html

UK: 2 men charged after Pakistan plane diverted - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2021060241_apeubritainplane.html

Conservatives consider limit on GP visits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10081220/Conservatives-consider-limit-on-GP-visits.html

Cain Stops Bigfoot in 1st Round, Defends UFC Title :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a021/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Ccain0Estops0Ebigfoot0E1st0Eround0Edefends0Eufc0Etitle0E19258810A/story01.htm

Spurs Take 3-0 Lead, Beat Grizzlies 104-93 in OT :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a02a/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cspurs0Elead0Ebeat0Egrizzlies0E10A40E930Eot0E19258780A/story01.htm

The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57586210-37/the-ugly-truth-apple-vs-pc-design/

Charlie Munger Speaks His Mind: The Full Interview - CNBC.com (blog) :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100707283

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

26-May-2013 21:34

China eyes Arctic options in energy :: The decision to grant permanent observer status to China and five other nations by the Arctic Council meeting in Sweden Wednesday reflects the heightened interest by some of the world's most powerful economies in an area rich in oil, gas, minerals, fish and new transport possibilities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/business/china-arctic/index.html?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Feds: Scientists took Chinese bribes :: Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/new-york-researchers-charged/index.html?eref�ition

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Crack down on plant protests :: Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/world/asia/china-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Leader to Chinese tourists: Be polite! :: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, stressing it was important to project a "good image of Chinese tourists," official state media outlet Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/17/travel/china-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

A blow to Australia's economy :: Ford's decision to quit making cars in Australia comes amid concerns the mining boom has peaked as the nation's manufacturing base declines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/business/ford-australia-staff/index.html?eref�ition

Germany reports sluggish growth :: Germany's economy barely grew in the first quarter of the year, figures show, as private consumption helped offset shrinking exports and investment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New curriculum workload 'too high' :: More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-22642217#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slaying of a soldier ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Sex education struggles with porn :: In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22643072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 24 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22652421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amazon reveals fan fiction platform :: Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soldiers and sex: Can men evolve? :: Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/schwartz-military-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Faltering Facebook phone is delayed :: Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why India's kids are going missing :: Every eight minutes, a child goes missing in India. Parents say reports of missing children from poor families are often ignored by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/24/pkg-udas-india-missing-children.cnn.html?eref�ition

Boy Scouts' decision makes no sense :: When the Boy Scouts of America found out den leader Jennifer Tyrrell is a lesbian, the organization's Ohio River Valley Council sent her a letter saying "you must immediately sever any relationship you may have" with the Scouts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/23/opinion/sutter-boy-scouts-gay-policy/index.html?eref�ition

Co-op halts new business lending :: Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Kulture Klub :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22659862#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to speak Franglais :: Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22655534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Youth key to beating Boko Haram? :: Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathizers in the government, says expert.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/nigeria-boko-haram-funmi-olonisakin/index.html?eref�ition

'Poor response' to Iraq abuse claims :: The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22655384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Video game helps zap youth cancer :: In the battle against cancer, one video game is taking the deadly disease head-on. And some young patients are the winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?eref�ition

Big rise in medical trial volunteers :: The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22594635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ecuador president starts third term :: Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22662200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

From migrant worker to neurosurgeon :: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a leading neurosurgeon, was once an illegal immigrant and migrant worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/health/lifeswork-dr-q/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Inside Iraq's Imam Hussein mosque :: Aleem Maqbool visits the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the site of a holy pilgrimage for Shia Muslims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22658968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arizona jury foreman says believed Jodi Arias was abused :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KF5FfUWmBxs/story01.htm

Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yH0ZzzpJMl4/story01.htm

26-May-2013 21:34 10

Say Hello to the 100 Trillion Bacteria That Make Up Your Microbiome :: Medicine used to be obsessed with eradicating the tiny bugs that live within us. Now we're beginning to understand all the ways they keep us healthy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/magazine/say-hello-to-the-100-trillion-bacteria-that-make-up-your-microbiome.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Rockets in Lebanon capital signal Syrian spillover - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10886396

Kenya: Suspect in UK soldier's killing was arrested in 2010 - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/article/20130526/NEWS/305260144/Kenya-Suspect-UK-soldier-s-killing-arrested-2010

England leads by 296 with nine second innings wickets intact in second Test ... - Herald Sun :: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/cricket/england-leads-by-296-with-nine-second-innings-wickets-intact-in-second-test-against-new-zealand/story-e6frfg8o-1226651019145

Amanda Bynes Slams Rihanna on Twitter: "Chris Brown Beat You Because You ... - E! Online :: http://www.eonline.com/news/423101/amanda-bynes-slams-rihanna-on-twitter-chris-brown-beat-you-because-you-re-not-pretty-enough

Thousands protest gay marriage in Paris - The Australian :: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/thousands-protest-gay-marriage-in-paris/story-fn3dxix6-1226651019031

Electric-Battery Startup Better Place to Fold - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323855804578507263247107312.html

Suspected killer of British soldier was held in Kenya - GMA News :: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/310201/news/world/suspected-killer-of-british-soldier-was-held-in-kenya

Woolwich Murder: Family Visit Attack Scene - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1095794/woolwich-murder-family-visit-attack-scene

Sky's Android apps, Twitter account hacked - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57586245-93/skys-android-apps-twitter-account-hacked/

Missing mom's diary foreshadows family tragedy - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021062954_apusutahmissingmom3rdldwritethru.html

UK: 2 men charged after Pakistan plane diverted - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2021060241_apeubritainplane.html

Conservatives consider limit on GP visits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10081220/Conservatives-consider-limit-on-GP-visits.html

Cain Stops Bigfoot in 1st Round, Defends UFC Title :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a021/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Ccain0Estops0Ebigfoot0E1st0Eround0Edefends0Eufc0Etitle0E19258810A/story01.htm

Spurs Take 3-0 Lead, Beat Grizzlies 104-93 in OT :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a02a/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cspurs0Elead0Ebeat0Egrizzlies0E10A40E930Eot0E19258780A/story01.htm

The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57586210-37/the-ugly-truth-apple-vs-pc-design/

Charlie Munger Speaks His Mind: The Full Interview - CNBC.com (blog) :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100707283


10

26-May-2013 20:33

China eyes Arctic options in energy :: The decision to grant permanent observer status to China and five other nations by the Arctic Council meeting in Sweden Wednesday reflects the heightened interest by some of the world's most powerful economies in an area rich in oil, gas, minerals, fish and new transport possibilities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/business/china-arctic/index.html?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Feds: Scientists took Chinese bribes :: Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/new-york-researchers-charged/index.html?eref�ition

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Crack down on plant protests :: Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/world/asia/china-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Leader to Chinese tourists: Be polite! :: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, stressing it was important to project a "good image of Chinese tourists," official state media outlet Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/17/travel/china-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

A blow to Australia's economy :: Ford's decision to quit making cars in Australia comes amid concerns the mining boom has peaked as the nation's manufacturing base declines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/business/ford-australia-staff/index.html?eref�ition

New curriculum workload 'too high' :: More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-22642217#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slaying of a soldier ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Sex education struggles with porn :: In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22643072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 24 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22652421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amazon reveals fan fiction platform :: Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soldiers and sex: Can men evolve? :: Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/schwartz-military-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Faltering Facebook phone is delayed :: Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why India's kids are going missing :: Every eight minutes, a child goes missing in India. Parents say reports of missing children from poor families are often ignored by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/24/pkg-udas-india-missing-children.cnn.html?eref�ition

Boy Scouts' decision makes no sense :: When the Boy Scouts of America found out den leader Jennifer Tyrrell is a lesbian, the organization's Ohio River Valley Council sent her a letter saying "you must immediately sever any relationship you may have" with the Scouts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/23/opinion/sutter-boy-scouts-gay-policy/index.html?eref�ition

Co-op halts new business lending :: Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Kulture Klub :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22659862#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to speak Franglais :: Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22655534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Youth key to beating Boko Haram? :: Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathizers in the government, says expert.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/nigeria-boko-haram-funmi-olonisakin/index.html?eref�ition

Video game helps zap youth cancer :: In the battle against cancer, one video game is taking the deadly disease head-on. And some young patients are the winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?eref�ition

Big rise in medical trial volunteers :: The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22594635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ecuador president starts third term :: Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22662200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama wants to end 'war on terror' but Congress balks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/bW_srtt3baI/story01.htm

From migrant worker to neurosurgeon :: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a leading neurosurgeon, was once an illegal immigrant and migrant worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/health/lifeswork-dr-q/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Inside Iraq's Imam Hussein mosque :: Aleem Maqbool visits the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the site of a holy pilgrimage for Shia Muslims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22658968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arizona jury foreman says believed Jodi Arias was abused :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KF5FfUWmBxs/story01.htm

Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yH0ZzzpJMl4/story01.htm

Google to bankroll, build wireless networks across Africa: WSJ :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Kecl8vTqL_U/story01.htm

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Say Hello to the 100 Trillion Bacteria That Make Up Your Microbiome :: Medicine used to be obsessed with eradicating the tiny bugs that live within us. Now we're beginning to understand all the ways they keep us healthy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/magazine/say-hello-to-the-100-trillion-bacteria-that-make-up-your-microbiome.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Motorsport: Rosberg wins crash-marred Monaco GP - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D4%26objectid%3D10886390

Oklahoma Tornado: Obama Visits Affected Areas - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1095876/oklahoma-tornado-obama-visits-affected-areas

UK Suspect Was Detained in Kenya in 2010 - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324125504578507241010878304.html

Missing mom's diary foreshadows family tragedy - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021062954_apusutahmissingmom3rdldwritethru.html

Conservatives consider limit on GP visits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10081220/Conservatives-consider-limit-on-GP-visits.html

Cain Stops Bigfoot in 1st Round, Defends UFC Title :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a021/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Ccain0Estops0Ebigfoot0E1st0Eround0Edefends0Eufc0Etitle0E19258810A/story01.htm

Spurs Take 3-0 Lead, Beat Grizzlies 104-93 in OT :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c69a02a/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cspurs0Elead0Ebeat0Egrizzlies0E10A40E930Eot0E19258780A/story01.htm

The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57586210-37/the-ugly-truth-apple-vs-pc-design/

Charlie Munger Speaks His Mind: The Full Interview - CNBC.com (blog) :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100707283

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

McLaren 50 12C unveiled - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/car-manufacturers/mclaren/10079495/McLaren-50-12C-unveiled.html

Say Goodbye to the 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


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26-May-2013 19:32

China eyes Arctic options in energy :: The decision to grant permanent observer status to China and five other nations by the Arctic Council meeting in Sweden Wednesday reflects the heightened interest by some of the world's most powerful economies in an area rich in oil, gas, minerals, fish and new transport possibilities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/business/china-arctic/index.html?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei rocks out against detention :: Ai Weiwei is at it again. This time, the controversial Chinese artist-activist has taken his first venture into music, releasing a heavy metal single and music video inspired by his harrowing detention by the government two years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-music-defiance/index.html?eref�ition

Feds: Scientists took Chinese bribes :: Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/new-york-researchers-charged/index.html?eref�ition

'False bomb threats' affect 5 flights :: Three Chinese airlines received "false bomb threats" on Wednesday that caused disruption to five different domestic flights destined for the southern city of Shenzhen, state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-flights-threats/index.html?eref�ition

Crack down on plant protests :: Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/16/world/asia/china-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Leader to Chinese tourists: Be polite! :: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, stressing it was important to project a "good image of Chinese tourists," official state media outlet Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/17/travel/china-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

A blow to Australia's economy :: Ford's decision to quit making cars in Australia comes amid concerns the mining boom has peaked as the nation's manufacturing base declines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/business/ford-australia-staff/index.html?eref�ition

New curriculum workload 'too high' :: More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-22642217#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Slaying of a soldier ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Sex education struggles with porn :: In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22643072#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 24 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22652421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Amazon reveals fan fiction platform :: Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654281#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Soldiers and sex: Can men evolve? :: Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/schwartz-military-sex/index.html?eref�ition

Faltering Facebook phone is delayed :: Social networking giant postpones the launch of its "Facebook phone" after negative feedback and disappointing sales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22654037#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why India's kids are going missing :: Every eight minutes, a child goes missing in India. Parents say reports of missing children from poor families are often ignored by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/24/pkg-udas-india-missing-children.cnn.html?eref�ition

Boy Scouts' decision makes no sense :: When the Boy Scouts of America found out den leader Jennifer Tyrrell is a lesbian, the organization's Ohio River Valley Council sent her a letter saying "you must immediately sever any relationship you may have" with the Scouts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/23/opinion/sutter-boy-scouts-gay-policy/index.html?eref�ition

Co-op halts new business lending :: Co-operative Bank has stopped offering new business loans amid concerns over its capital position and talks with UK regulators.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Kulture Klub :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22659862#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to speak Franglais :: Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22655534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22659048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Youth key to beating Boko Haram? :: Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathizers in the government, says expert.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/opinion/nigeria-boko-haram-funmi-olonisakin/index.html?eref�ition

'Poor response' to Iraq abuse claims :: The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22655384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Video game helps zap youth cancer :: In the battle against cancer, one video game is taking the deadly disease head-on. And some young patients are the winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?eref�ition

Big rise in medical trial volunteers :: The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22594635#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ecuador president starts third term :: Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22662200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Taliban attack international compound in Afghan capital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/YIu35a_cDJ0/story01.htm

Obama wants to end 'war on terror' but Congress balks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/bW_srtt3baI/story01.htm

From migrant worker to neurosurgeon :: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a leading neurosurgeon, was once an illegal immigrant and migrant worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/health/lifeswork-dr-q/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Inside Iraq's Imam Hussein mosque :: Aleem Maqbool visits the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the site of a holy pilgrimage for Shia Muslims.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22658968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arizona jury foreman says believed Jodi Arias was abused :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KF5FfUWmBxs/story01.htm