Wednesday, May 29, 2013

29-May-2013 23:46

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya MPs vote in favour of pay rise :: Kenyan MPs, already among the highest paid in the world, vote to raise their salaries in defiance of proposed pay cuts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22690820#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: The US role in Syria :: What role - if any - should the US play in Syria?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22693333#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dow ends at record as central banks reassure Wall Street :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YOVnN5O1CAA/story01.htm

Germany fears revolution if Europe scraps welfare model :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5VQO3lhlN0A/story01.htm

Your pictures: Small things :: Readers' photos on the theme small things.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22614364#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google goes Hollywood with 'The Internship' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F4Thurmm_Ko/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6WiwcN1zSBg/story01.htm

Day in the life of same-sex marriage :: In one historic day in three world capitals the fight for same-sex marriage brought victory, defeat and sudden death. Meanwhile in Montpellier, a gay couple is preparing to wed in France's first such wedding.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/28/exp-one-day-gay-marriage-amanpour.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: I cycle 22,000 miles a year :: Courier Steve Hamilton cycles between 80-100 miles every weekday, risking some of London's most dangerous streets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22589385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Surgery at end of week 'more risky' :: People having planned surgery at the end of the week are more likely to die than those having operations at the beginning of the week, research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22687599#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Analysis: Housing price gains mask lingering market weaknesses :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zg5-LP0Wyqs/story01.htm

U.S. vulnerable to China cyberspies? :: Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers confirms Chinese military was behind behind hacking of U.S. defense systems designs,
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/28/exp-tsr-rogers-china-hackers.cnn.html?eref�ition

John Fogerty enlists friends to rework past hits on new album :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KatD0xaKHc0/story01.htm

Reporter's battle over Everest climb :: The fierce battle to break the story of how Everest was conquered
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22691415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did The Rite of Spring really spark a riot? :: No art scandal is so scandalous as the 1913 premiere of The Rite of Spring, which descended into riot - or so the story goes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22691267#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Everest climb reported :: Battle to break the story of how Everest was conquered
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22691414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gangs talk truce in murder capital :: Honduras, the country with the world's highest murder rate, is backing proposed talks between its two most violent gangs in search of a truce.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/world/americas/honduras-gang-truce/index.html?eref�ition

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Citi settles U.S. suit over $3.5 bln in mortgage securities :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pdQiyGl8Yyg/story01.htm

IMF cuts China growth outlook, urges cap on social financing :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JstBaYgGcGw/story01.htm

29-May-2013 23:46 over

Smithfield Foods sale to Chinese firm gives US pork giant entry to China - The Guardian :: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/may/29/smithfield-pork-shuanghui-chinese-takeover

Arrest over Disneyland ice bomb - Stuff.co.nz :: http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/8735023/Arrest-over-Disneyland-ice-bomb

Warning over GM fish: hybrid salmon can breed with wild species and harm ... - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/warning-over-gm-fish-hybrid-salmon-can-breed-with-wild-species-and-harm-ecosystem-8636294.html

France targets Total CEO as company reaches settlement in U.S. over Iran bribes :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/dbhku4blSGA/index.html

Gloomy sales shroud hopes of sustained recovery - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/retailing/article3778069.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_05_29

Rover Time Lapse VIDEO: Nine Months Of 'Curiosity' Squeezed Into One ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/29/mars-curiosity-time-lapse-video_n_3353853.html

SEC charges Nasdaq over botched Facebook IPO :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/j-GqhhU2qAE/index.html

Russia faults U.S. over 'odious' Syria rights resolution :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CoiWSRQ-PAI/story01.htm

Solar Industry Anxious Over Defective Panels :: When defects are discovered, confidentiality agreements keep the manufacturer's identity secret, making accountability difficult.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/business/energy-environment/solar-powers-dark-side.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Citi settles U.S. suit over $3.5 bln in mortgage securities :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pdQiyGl8Yyg/story01.htm

Editorial: Bob Dole Misses His Republican Party :: Old-school Republicans no longer recognize a party full of Tea Party lawmakers that wants to break the government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/opinion/bob-dole-misses-his-republican-party.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Thai Students Find Government Ally in Push to Relax School Regimentation :: Some students are rebelling against a system they compare to "a factory that manufactures identical people," and they have an ally in the education minister.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/world/asia/thai-students-find-government-ally-in-push-to-relax-school-regimentation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Home Prices Rise, Producing a Buying Mood :: The S.&P. Case-Shiller home price index rose by 10.9 percent over the last year, a gain that reinforces housing's role in driving the economy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/business/house-prices-show-largest-gain-in-years.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Pap Tests: Another Revision of Recommendations :: Days after a government task force rolled back its mammography screening recommendations, another influential group issued revised guidelines on Pap tests for young women
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1942044,00.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


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29-May-2013 22:46

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya MPs vote in favour of pay rise :: Kenyan MPs, already among the highest paid in the world, vote to raise their salaries in defiance of proposed pay cuts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22690820#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: The US role in Syria :: What role - if any - should the US play in Syria?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22693333#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Home prices accelerate by most in seven years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T0V7HIosidM/story01.htm

Dow ends at record as central banks reassure Wall Street :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YOVnN5O1CAA/story01.htm

Germany fears revolution if Europe scraps welfare model :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5VQO3lhlN0A/story01.htm

Your pictures: Small things :: Readers' photos on the theme small things.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22614364#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google goes Hollywood with 'The Internship' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F4Thurmm_Ko/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 bln :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ZSauI1BEVKk/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6WiwcN1zSBg/story01.htm

Day in the life of same-sex marriage :: In one historic day in three world capitals the fight for same-sex marriage brought victory, defeat and sudden death. Meanwhile in Montpellier, a gay couple is preparing to wed in France's first such wedding.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/28/exp-one-day-gay-marriage-amanpour.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: I cycle 22,000 miles a year :: Courier Steve Hamilton cycles between 80-100 miles every weekday, risking some of London's most dangerous streets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22589385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Surgery at end of week 'more risky' :: People having planned surgery at the end of the week are more likely to die than those having operations at the beginning of the week, research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22687599#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Analysis: Housing price gains mask lingering market weaknesses :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zg5-LP0Wyqs/story01.htm

Nike drops partnership with Lance Armstrong-founded charity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/00RrG-MUDsI/story01.htm

U.S. vulnerable to China cyberspies? :: Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers confirms Chinese military was behind behind hacking of U.S. defense systems designs,
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/28/exp-tsr-rogers-china-hackers.cnn.html?eref�ition

John Fogerty enlists friends to rework past hits on new album :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KatD0xaKHc0/story01.htm

Reporter's battle over Everest climb :: The fierce battle to break the story of how Everest was conquered
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22691415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did The Rite of Spring really spark a riot? :: No art scandal is so scandalous as the 1913 premiere of The Rite of Spring, which descended into riot - or so the story goes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22691267#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Everest climb reported :: Battle to break the story of how Everest was conquered
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22691414#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-May-2013 22:46 10

DealBook: Switzerland Considering a Deal With U.S. on Bank Secrecy :: The proposed agreement with the United States includes a fine of at least $7 billion to $10 billion and the disclosure of the names of banks' American clients.
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/28/switzerland-weighs-deal-in-tax-cases/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Llyn Peninsula earthquake: Thousands feel earth move up to 100 miles away by ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/llyn-peninsula-earthquake-thousands-feel-1918684

Lung Transplant Out of Reach for 10-Year-Old :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c8f5dca/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Clung0Etransplant0Ereach0E10A0Eyear0Cstory0Did0F19274359/story01.htm

Moms are breadwinners in record 4 out of 10 households :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QlXrb55vVPg/index.html

Home Prices Rise, Producing a Buying Mood :: The S.&P. Case-Shiller home price index rose by 10.9 percent over the last year, a gain that reinforces housing's role in driving the economy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/business/house-prices-show-largest-gain-in-years.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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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29-May-2013 21:44

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pope at Mass: Following Christ is not a career, it is the way of the Cross - Vatican Radio :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEPEn0THtuc9bvoSXw2ighI41S9ag&url=http://en.radiovaticana.va/Articolo.asp?c%3D696136

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya MPs vote in favour of pay rise :: Kenyan MPs, already among the highest paid in the world, vote to raise their salaries in defiance of proposed pay cuts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22690820#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: The US role in Syria :: What role - if any - should the US play in Syria?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22693333#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Home prices accelerate by most in seven years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T0V7HIosidM/story01.htm

Dow ends at record as central banks reassure Wall Street :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YOVnN5O1CAA/story01.htm

Germany fears revolution if Europe scraps welfare model :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5VQO3lhlN0A/story01.htm

Your pictures: Small things :: Readers' photos on the theme small things.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22614364#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google goes Hollywood with 'The Internship' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F4Thurmm_Ko/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 bln :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ZSauI1BEVKk/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6WiwcN1zSBg/story01.htm

Day in the life of same-sex marriage :: In one historic day in three world capitals the fight for same-sex marriage brought victory, defeat and sudden death. Meanwhile in Montpellier, a gay couple is preparing to wed in France's first such wedding.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/28/exp-one-day-gay-marriage-amanpour.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: I cycle 22,000 miles a year :: Courier Steve Hamilton cycles between 80-100 miles every weekday, risking some of London's most dangerous streets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22589385#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Surgery at end of week 'more risky' :: People having planned surgery at the end of the week are more likely to die than those having operations at the beginning of the week, research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22687599#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Analysis: Housing price gains mask lingering market weaknesses :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zg5-LP0Wyqs/story01.htm

Nike drops partnership with Lance Armstrong-founded charity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/00RrG-MUDsI/story01.htm

U.S. vulnerable to China cyberspies? :: Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers confirms Chinese military was behind behind hacking of U.S. defense systems designs,
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/28/exp-tsr-rogers-china-hackers.cnn.html?eref�ition

John Fogerty enlists friends to rework past hits on new album :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KatD0xaKHc0/story01.htm

Reporter's battle over Everest climb :: The fierce battle to break the story of how Everest was conquered
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22691415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did The Rite of Spring really spark a riot? :: No art scandal is so scandalous as the 1913 premiere of The Rite of Spring, which descended into riot - or so the story goes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22691267#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-May-2013 21:44 U.S.

U.S. spelling bee starts with a new challenge : definitions :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OtiO-yHJ8Fs/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bpt2gAQcDSM/story01.htm

Russia faults U.S. over 'odious' Syria rights resolution :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CoiWSRQ-PAI/story01.htm

U.S. drone kills Pakistan Taliban Number two: security officials :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aMd6yCBCFpA/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Citi settles U.S. suit over $3.5 bln in mortgage securities :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pdQiyGl8Yyg/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6WiwcN1zSBg/story01.htm

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

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


U.S.

29-May-2013 20:44

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Last-gasp glory for Bayern Munich :: Dutch master Robben seals memorable Wembley win in all-German final.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/sport/football/football-champions-league/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear plant spoofs 'Star Trek' :: A video made in 2010 shows managers at a troubled nuclear power plant in California parody 'Star Trek.'
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/24/tsr-pkg-snow-star-trek-nuke-plant.cnn.html?eref�ition

Jupiter, Venus, Mercury to cluster :: Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are expected to form a bright cluster in the sky.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/25/cnni-mann-intv-kern-fmr-astronomer-planetary-dance.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Boom' ... then bridge collapsed :: The first sign for a truck driver that something was wrong on a bridge on Interstate 5 that collapsed into Washington's Skagit River was the sound of a "boom," a federal investigator said Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/washington-bridge-collapse/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers' heroism in teeth of the storm :: When the Oklahoma twister struck an elementary school, teachers sheltered children from falling debris and then tore through rubble to save more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/oklahoma-tornado-school/index.html?eref�ition

Tributes for dead soldier :: Tributes are pouring in for Drummer Lee Rigby, killed in a grisly knife attack in London -- and police are now holding four suspects in connection with the crime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/world/europe/london-attack/index.html?eref�ition

Real enemy in London killing? :: Frida Ghitis explains that radical Islamist ideology that justifies any atrocity is the real enemy we must overcome.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/opinion/ghitis-ideology-hacking-death/index.html?eref�ition

Why was witness so brave? :: A London woman got off a bus and stepped right up to the London hacking suspects to try to calm them. Why are some people able to find their inner hero?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/opinion/marsh-the-hero-effect/index.html?eref�ition

Should tennis worry about 'kissing disease'? :: Some of the biggest names in tennis have been felled by a viral illness nicknamed the kissing disease. What causes it and how do athletes cope?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/20/sport/tennis/tennis-mono-federer/index.html?eref�ition

A tornado's coming: What do you do? :: A tornado bears down on you. You don't have a safe room, and you're not near a shelter. What can you do?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/tornado-safety/index.html?eref�ition

Rosberg follows in dad's F1 footsteps :: Like father, like son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/26/sport/motorsport/monaco-grand-prix/index.html?eref�ition

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The world's highest traffic jam :: Six decades after it was conquered, mountaineers complain that Everest has become virtually gridlocked. How did it become so congested?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22680192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spelling bee just got more agonizing :: Not only do kids have to spell words like humuhumunukunukuapuaa and weissnichtwo, they have to know what they mean in the annual contest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/us/spelling-bee/index.html?eref�ition

Kenya MPs vote in favour of pay rise :: Kenyan MPs, already among the highest paid in the world, vote to raise their salaries in defiance of proposed pay cuts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22690820#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net firm accused of laundering $6bn :: More than $6bn in criminal cash was laundered by the Liberty Reserve digital cash service, US prosecutors allege.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22686777#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Insight: Pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aEHTWmLpGfQ/story01.htm

Viewpoints: The US role in Syria :: What role - if any - should the US play in Syria?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22693333#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Home prices accelerate by most in seven years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T0V7HIosidM/story01.htm

Dow ends at record as central banks reassure Wall Street :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YOVnN5O1CAA/story01.htm

29-May-2013 20:44 10

AquaBounty Response to New Research by Memorial University - Wall Street Journal (press release) :: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130529-910930.html?mod%3Dgooglenews_wsj

BGT Gabz to debut new song - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.813%26article%3D104605

Lung Transplant Out of Reach for 10-Year-Old :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c8f5dca/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Clung0Etransplant0Ereach0E10A0Eyear0Cstory0Did0F19274359/story01.htm

Moms are breadwinners in record 4 out of 10 households :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/QlXrb55vVPg/index.html

High street stores see sales plunge - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/high-street-stores-see-sales-plunge-8636105.html

Home Prices Rise, Producing a Buying Mood :: The S.&P. Case-Shiller home price index rose by 10.9 percent over the last year, a gain that reinforces housing's role in driving the economy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/business/house-prices-show-largest-gain-in-years.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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


10

29-May-2013 19:43

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

French Open :: What makes Roland Garros so special? Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Ana Ivanovic share their secrets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/sport/tennis/sharapova-french-open-tennis-champions/index.html?eref�ition

Last-gasp glory for Bayern Munich :: Dutch master Robben seals memorable Wembley win in all-German final.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/sport/football/football-champions-league/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear plant spoofs 'Star Trek' :: A video made in 2010 shows managers at a troubled nuclear power plant in California parody 'Star Trek.'
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/24/tsr-pkg-snow-star-trek-nuke-plant.cnn.html?eref�ition

Jupiter, Venus, Mercury to cluster :: Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are expected to form a bright cluster in the sky.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/25/cnni-mann-intv-kern-fmr-astronomer-planetary-dance.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Boom' ... then bridge collapsed :: The first sign for a truck driver that something was wrong on a bridge on Interstate 5 that collapsed into Washington's Skagit River was the sound of a "boom," a federal investigator said Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/washington-bridge-collapse/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers' heroism in teeth of the storm :: When the Oklahoma twister struck an elementary school, teachers sheltered children from falling debris and then tore through rubble to save more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/oklahoma-tornado-school/index.html?eref�ition

Tributes for dead soldier :: Tributes are pouring in for Drummer Lee Rigby, killed in a grisly knife attack in London -- and police are now holding four suspects in connection with the crime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/world/europe/london-attack/index.html?eref�ition

Real enemy in London killing? :: Frida Ghitis explains that radical Islamist ideology that justifies any atrocity is the real enemy we must overcome.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/opinion/ghitis-ideology-hacking-death/index.html?eref�ition

Why was witness so brave? :: A London woman got off a bus and stepped right up to the London hacking suspects to try to calm them. Why are some people able to find their inner hero?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/opinion/marsh-the-hero-effect/index.html?eref�ition

Should tennis worry about 'kissing disease'? :: Some of the biggest names in tennis have been felled by a viral illness nicknamed the kissing disease. What causes it and how do athletes cope?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/20/sport/tennis/tennis-mono-federer/index.html?eref�ition

A tornado's coming: What do you do? :: A tornado bears down on you. You don't have a safe room, and you're not near a shelter. What can you do?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/tornado-safety/index.html?eref�ition

Rosberg follows in dad's F1 footsteps :: Like father, like son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/26/sport/motorsport/monaco-grand-prix/index.html?eref�ition

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

Eight things we learned in Cannes :: Which are the potential awards season candidates in this year's film releases? Who are the hot new talents? What controversies emerged?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/showbiz/cannes-film-festival/index.html?eref�ition

The UAE's record breaking might :: The UAE is no stranger to superlatives - the world's tallest building, even the largest kebab. Now Guinness World Records is opening an office in Dubai.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/world/meast/guinness-dubai/index.html?eref�ition

UK Muslims' fear :: Fears grow of a surge in Islamophobia in Britain in the wake of the knifing death of a British soldier; a mosque was torched overnight, and protests are planned later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/world/europe/uk-mosque-fire/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The world's highest traffic jam :: Six decades after it was conquered, mountaineers complain that Everest has become virtually gridlocked. How did it become so congested?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22680192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pussy Riot member on hunger strike moved to hospital - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE9tOpjJfPsbGcWbzbvNh9xYt2lQA&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22689940

Spelling bee just got more agonizing :: Not only do kids have to spell words like humuhumunukunukuapuaa and weissnichtwo, they have to know what they mean in the annual contest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/us/spelling-bee/index.html?eref�ition

Kenya MPs vote in favour of pay rise :: Kenyan MPs, already among the highest paid in the world, vote to raise their salaries in defiance of proposed pay cuts.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22690820#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-May-2013 19:43 U.S.

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bpt2gAQcDSM/story01.htm

Russia faults U.S. over 'odious' Syria rights resolution :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CoiWSRQ-PAI/story01.htm

U.S. drone kills Pakistan Taliban Number two: security officials :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aMd6yCBCFpA/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Citi settles U.S. suit over $3.5 bln in mortgage securities :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pdQiyGl8Yyg/story01.htm

U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6WiwcN1zSBg/story01.htm

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

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


U.S.

29-May-2013 18:42

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

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

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

Day in pictures: 27 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 27 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22680311#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

French Open :: What makes Roland Garros so special? Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Ana Ivanovic share their secrets.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/sport/tennis/sharapova-french-open-tennis-champions/index.html?eref�ition

Last-gasp glory for Bayern Munich :: Dutch master Robben seals memorable Wembley win in all-German final.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/sport/football/football-champions-league/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear plant spoofs 'Star Trek' :: A video made in 2010 shows managers at a troubled nuclear power plant in California parody 'Star Trek.'
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/05/24/tsr-pkg-snow-star-trek-nuke-plant.cnn.html?eref�ition

Jupiter, Venus, Mercury to cluster :: Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are expected to form a bright cluster in the sky.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/05/25/cnni-mann-intv-kern-fmr-astronomer-planetary-dance.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Boom' ... then bridge collapsed :: The first sign for a truck driver that something was wrong on a bridge on Interstate 5 that collapsed into Washington's Skagit River was the sound of a "boom," a federal investigator said Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/washington-bridge-collapse/index.html?eref�ition

Teachers' heroism in teeth of the storm :: When the Oklahoma twister struck an elementary school, teachers sheltered children from falling debris and then tore through rubble to save more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/oklahoma-tornado-school/index.html?eref�ition

Tributes for dead soldier :: Tributes are pouring in for Drummer Lee Rigby, killed in a grisly knife attack in London -- and police are now holding four suspects in connection with the crime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/world/europe/london-attack/index.html?eref�ition

Real enemy in London killing? :: Frida Ghitis explains that radical Islamist ideology that justifies any atrocity is the real enemy we must overcome.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/23/opinion/ghitis-ideology-hacking-death/index.html?eref�ition

Why was witness so brave? :: A London woman got off a bus and stepped right up to the London hacking suspects to try to calm them. Why are some people able to find their inner hero?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/opinion/marsh-the-hero-effect/index.html?eref�ition

Should tennis worry about 'kissing disease'? :: Some of the biggest names in tennis have been felled by a viral illness nicknamed the kissing disease. What causes it and how do athletes cope?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/20/sport/tennis/tennis-mono-federer/index.html?eref�ition

A tornado's coming: What do you do? :: A tornado bears down on you. You don't have a safe room, and you're not near a shelter. What can you do?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/25/us/tornado-safety/index.html?eref�ition

Rosberg follows in dad's F1 footsteps :: Like father, like son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/26/sport/motorsport/monaco-grand-prix/index.html?eref�ition

Can Chinese art be cutting edge? :: Four months before the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, a woman fired a gun in China's National Art Gallery -- all in the name of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/world/asia/china-contemporary-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-22612768

Eight things we learned in Cannes :: Which are the potential awards season candidates in this year's film releases? Who are the hot new talents? What controversies emerged?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/showbiz/cannes-film-festival/index.html?eref�ition

The UAE's record breaking might :: The UAE is no stranger to superlatives - the world's tallest building, even the largest kebab. Now Guinness World Records is opening an office in Dubai.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/world/meast/guinness-dubai/index.html?eref�ition

UK Muslims' fear :: Fears grow of a surge in Islamophobia in Britain in the wake of the knifing death of a British soldier; a mosque was torched overnight, and protests are planned later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/27/world/europe/uk-mosque-fire/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Global flight paths :: Pattern of airline travel across the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22657086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The world's highest traffic jam :: Six decades after it was conquered, mountaineers complain that Everest has become virtually gridlocked. How did it become so congested?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22680192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 consequences of the late spring :: The UK is on track for its coldest spring in over 30 years and there are consequences - some rather unexpected.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22595525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria embargo move masks EU division :: The EU remains divided on Syria policy, writes Jonathan Marcus
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22688997#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 28 May 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 28 May
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22690288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spelling bee just got more agonizing :: Not only do kids have to spell words like humuhumunukunukuapuaa and weissnichtwo, they have to know what they mean in the annual contest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/us/spelling-bee/index.html?eref�ition

29-May-2013 18:42 10

Baby trapped in toilet pipe - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId%3DUSRTX10552

George Michael Leaves Hospital After M1 Accident - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1097011/george-michael-leaves-hospital-after-m1-accident

Wales Earthquake 2013: 3.8 Tremor Felt Over 100-Kilometer Area - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/29/wales-earthquake-2013_n_3350622.html

California teen misses trip; five friends die in crash - San Jose Mercury News :: http://www.mercurynews.com/california/ci_23344410/california-teen-misses-trip-five-friends-die-crash

Lung Transplant Out of Reach for 10-Year-Old :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2c8f5dca/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Clung0Etransplant0Ereach0E10A0Eyear0Cstory0Did0F19274359/story01.htm

High street stores see sales plunge - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/high-street-stores-see-sales-plunge-8636105.html

Home Prices Rise, Producing a Buying Mood :: The S.&P. Case-Shiller home price index rose by 10.9 percent over the last year, a gain that reinforces housing's role in driving the economy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/business/house-prices-show-largest-gain-in-years.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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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