Friday, June 21, 2013

21-Jun-2013 23:49

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Facts about new Iranian president & global reaction - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGKb5Ha5zRQTeHAlH6kHyx7dyN3uA&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-184984-Facts-about-new-Iranian-president-%26-global-reaction

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Jewish man killed near Western Wall :: A security guard shot and killed a Jewish man near Jerusalem's Western Wall, police said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/world/meast/israel-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/49IEhzJfZ-k/story01.htm

How to create a 'global classroom' :: Around the world, and in developing nations especially, there is an overwhelming demand for higher education.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/business/opinion-koller-education-petersburg-forum/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Are smartphones killing memories? :: BBC Newsnight examines the growing trend of filming life's experiences on mobile phones and tablets, instead of enjoying and engaging in the moment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22999245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

21-Jun-2013 23:49 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's 18 Biases That Cause You to Fool Yourself and Make Bad ... - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/06/10/charlie-mungers-18-biases-that-cause-you-to-fool-y.aspx

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

Momo the cat safe and sound after watery escape from truck in Alberta flood - Vancouver Sun :: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/fp/yourmoney/Momo%2Bsafe%2Bsound%2Bafter%2Bwatery%2Bescape%2Bfrom%2Btruck%2BAlberta/8561078/story.html

Senate sets Monday vote in key test for immigration bill - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/21/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE95K10H20130621

Farage apologises for tax avoidance 'mistake' - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8a76b410-da8a-11e2-8062-00144feab7de.html

Pirelli may take FIA to court after being reprimanded for 'secret' tyre test with ... - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motorsport/formulaone/10135936/Pirelli-may-take-FIA-to-court-after-being-reprimanded-for-secret-tyre-test-with-Mercedes.html

Chanting Allah-o-Akbar, Jew shot 10 times by Israeli guard - Arab News :: http://www.arabnews.com/news/455813

David Cameron held talks with King Abdullah of Jordan last night - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2345036/Abu-Qatada-No-10-say-want-kick-Qatada-quickly-possible.html

Ex-Enron CEO Skilling has 10 years lopped off sentence :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/xXgQeGfz4fY/index.html

UK shut UFO desk in '09 after finding no threats from ETs - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/Europe/UK-shut-UFO-desk-in-09-after-finding-no-threats-from-ETs/Article1-1080471.aspx

Mormon Mom Fighting for Gay Son :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9ab27d/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cmormon0Emom0Efought0Eprop0Efights0Egay0Eson0Cstory0Did0F194510A81/story01.htm

A tragic human story at the heart of a scandal - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10134830/A-tragic-human-story-at-the-heart-of-a-scandal.html

Tall Order for Leg Lengthening Surgeons :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9b0f58/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cleg0Elengthening0Epatient0Ehopes0Egrow0E330Einches0Epainful0Cstory0Did0F194510A57/story01.htm


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21-Jun-2013 22:48

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cause of woman's death in tank found :: A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/california-water-tank-death/index.html?eref�ition

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Could Taliban exchange free U.S. POW? :: When U.S. negotiators raise the issue of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl with the Taliban in the coming days, it won't be the first time. The two sides held meetings in 2011 and 2012 that included the topic of Bergdahl's release, with sporadic discussions since then.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/taliban-talks-prisoner/index.html?eref�ition

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Jewish man killed near Western Wall :: A security guard shot and killed a Jewish man near Jerusalem's Western Wall, police said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/world/meast/israel-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/49IEhzJfZ-k/story01.htm

James stars as Miami retain NBA title :: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in the deciding match of a dramatic series to retain the NBA title.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/basketball/22998791

21-Jun-2013 22:48 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why American Jews Matter :: American Jewish Committee to Israeli minister: You are "stunningly shortsighted" and offer Israel a "dead end."
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/global/roger-cohen-why-american-jews-matter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why India Trails China :: A great gap between India and China is in the provision of essential public services — a failing that depresses living standards and is a persistent drag on growth.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/why-india-trails-china.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Humanist Vocation :: A new report assessing the state of the humanities reinforces the sense that people no longer feel the intrinsic value of reading important books of the ages.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/brooks-the-humanist-vocation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profits Without Production :: So what's really different about American economy in the 21st century?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/krugman-profits-without-production.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: My Abortion, at 23 Weeks :: Second-trimester abortions must remain legal because critical information about fetal health is often not available before then.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/my-abortion-at-23-weeks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: From Tony Soprano to Chris Christie :: Like the governor, James Gandolfini spoke to his home state through the magnetic torment of his persona.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/from-tony-soprano-to-chris-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Jun-2013 21:47

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cause of woman's death in tank found :: A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/california-water-tank-death/index.html?eref�ition

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Could Taliban exchange free U.S. POW? :: When U.S. negotiators raise the issue of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl with the Taliban in the coming days, it won't be the first time. The two sides held meetings in 2011 and 2012 that included the topic of Bergdahl's release, with sporadic discussions since then.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/taliban-talks-prisoner/index.html?eref�ition

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Jewish man killed near Western Wall :: A security guard shot and killed a Jewish man near Jerusalem's Western Wall, police said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/world/meast/israel-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/49IEhzJfZ-k/story01.htm

James stars as Miami retain NBA title :: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in the deciding match of a dramatic series to retain the NBA title.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/basketball/22998791

21-Jun-2013 21:47 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why American Jews Matter :: American Jewish Committee to Israeli minister: You are "stunningly shortsighted" and offer Israel a "dead end."
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/global/roger-cohen-why-american-jews-matter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why India Trails China :: A great gap between India and China is in the provision of essential public services — a failing that depresses living standards and is a persistent drag on growth.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/why-india-trails-china.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Humanist Vocation :: A new report assessing the state of the humanities reinforces the sense that people no longer feel the intrinsic value of reading important books of the ages.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/brooks-the-humanist-vocation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profits Without Production :: So what's really different about American economy in the 21st century?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/krugman-profits-without-production.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: My Abortion, at 23 Weeks :: Second-trimester abortions must remain legal because critical information about fetal health is often not available before then.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/my-abortion-at-23-weeks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: From Tony Soprano to Chris Christie :: Like the governor, James Gandolfini spoke to his home state through the magnetic torment of his persona.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/from-tony-soprano-to-chris-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

21-Jun-2013 20:46

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

How air fares can fall as well as rise :: Why air fares can go down as well as up
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22882559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cause of woman's death in tank found :: A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/california-water-tank-death/index.html?eref�ition

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Running low on spoons :: How to measure out energy for daily tasks in spoons
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-22972767#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Could Taliban exchange free U.S. POW? :: When U.S. negotiators raise the issue of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl with the Taliban in the coming days, it won't be the first time. The two sides held meetings in 2011 and 2012 that included the topic of Bergdahl's release, with sporadic discussions since then.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/taliban-talks-prisoner/index.html?eref�ition

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Jewish man killed near Western Wall :: A security guard shot and killed a Jewish man near Jerusalem's Western Wall, police said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/world/meast/israel-shooting/index.html?eref�ition

21-Jun-2013 20:46 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's 18 Biases That Cause You to Fool Yourself and Make Bad ... - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/06/10/charlie-mungers-18-biases-that-cause-you-to-fool-y.aspx

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

Flooding forces officials to evacuate downtown Calgary - Montreal Gazette :: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/national/Police%2Bstay%2Bdowntown%2BCalgary%2B100000%2Bevacuated%2Bflooding/8557855/story.html

Spat between Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin over German treasure - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/10134758/Spat-between-Angela-Merkel-and-Vladimir-Putin-over-German-treasure.html

James Gandolfini's final films will be released in 2014 - Today.com (blog) :: http://www.today.com/entertainment/james-gandolfinis-final-films-will-be-released-2014-6C10410594

CQC 'Cover-Up': Father's Anger Over Scandal - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1106540

Mormon Mom Fighting for Gay Son :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9ab27d/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cmormon0Emom0Efought0Eprop0Efights0Egay0Eson0Cstory0Did0F194510A81/story01.htm

Revealed: Police officer Bob Lambert helped to write the leaflet that caused ... - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/revealed-police-officer-bob-lambert-helped-to-write-the-leaflet-that-caused-mclibel-8669103.html

Paula Deen 'a no-show,' 'Today' says; still no video statement - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/features/food/dailydish/la-dd-paula-deen-today-show,0,1082388.story

Martin Sibley: Firefighter found hanged hours after police quiz about naked ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/martin-sibley-firefighter-found-hanged-1975510

Tall Order for Leg Lengthening Surgeons :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9b0f58/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cleg0Elengthening0Epatient0Ehopes0Egrow0E330Einches0Epainful0Cstory0Did0F194510A57/story01.htm


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21-Jun-2013 19:45

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

How air fares can fall as well as rise :: Why air fares can go down as well as up
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22882559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cause of woman's death in tank found :: A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/california-water-tank-death/index.html?eref�ition

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Running low on spoons :: How to measure out energy for daily tasks in spoons
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-22972767#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Could Taliban exchange free U.S. POW? :: When U.S. negotiators raise the issue of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl with the Taliban in the coming days, it won't be the first time. The two sides held meetings in 2011 and 2012 that included the topic of Bergdahl's release, with sporadic discussions since then.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/taliban-talks-prisoner/index.html?eref�ition

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Office or playground? Inside tech HQs :: Google is well known for its elaborate campuses, offering employees extensive food choices, free haircuts, subsidized massages and plenty of ping pong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/inside-tech-offices/index.html?eref�ition

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

21-Jun-2013 19:45 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's 18 Biases That Cause You to Fool Yourself and Make Bad ... - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/06/10/charlie-mungers-18-biases-that-cause-you-to-fool-y.aspx

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

UFO Desk: Why MoD Shut Real-Life X-Files - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1106367/ufo-desk-why-mod-shut-real-life-x-files

Support only Afghan-led peace process, India says on US-Taliban talks - Business Standard :: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/support-only-afghan-led-peace-process-india-says-on-us-taliban-talks-113062101039_1.html

One step at a time - Business Standard :: http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/one-step-at-a-time-113062101027_1.html

UK public finances boosted by Swiss tax windfall but blow for Osborne as ... - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10134093/UK-public-finances-boosted-by-Swiss-tax-windfall-but-blow-for-Osborne-as-revision-shows-borrowing-rose-last-year.html

Mormon Mom Fought for Prop 8, Now for Gay Son :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9ab27d/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cmormon0Emom0Efought0Eprop0Efights0Egay0Eson0Cstory0Did0F194510A81/story01.htm

Martin Sibley: Firefighter found hanged hours after police quiz about naked ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/martin-sibley-firefighter-found-hanged-1975510

Uttarakhand memories perturb survivor - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Jalandhar/Uttarakhand-memories-perturb-survivor/SP-Article1-1080290.aspx

Deaf boy, 3, hears father's voice for the first time - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/deaf-boy-3-hears-fathers-voice-first-time-6C10395238

Dead Bees: 25000 Found In Car Park Amid Probe - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1106549/dead-bees-25000-found-in-car-park-amid-probe

Tall Order for Leg Lengthening Surgeons :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2d9b0f58/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cleg0Elengthening0Epatient0Ehopes0Egrow0E330Einches0Epainful0Cstory0Did0F194510A57/story01.htm


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21-Jun-2013 18:44

Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3_XJ-uKjU2U/story01.htm

How air fares can fall as well as rise :: Why air fares can go down as well as up
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22882559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Big fall' in excess diabetes deaths :: The extra risk of dying for people with diabetes has fallen sharply since the mid-1990s, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22995158#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Would you share your food online? :: The French website that wants to make your home a restaurant
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22991081#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cause of woman's death in tank found :: A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/california-water-tank-death/index.html?eref�ition

Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rI5ule9q30s/story01.htm

Wall St. plunges, S&P posts biggest drop since Nov 2011 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0yADjIM-vbw/story01.htm

The corncrake's midsummer comeback :: Can corncrakes make a midsummer comeback?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22905254

Passerby catches falling baby in NY :: The toddler who plummeted two stories into the arms of a quick-thinking passerby is out of the hospital and his parents are in hot water, awaiting arraignment on child endangerment charges in a Brooklyn court.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/new-york-falling-baby-caught/index.html?eref�ition

New leukemia drug raises hopes :: It's called ibrutinib, and it's a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/health/time-leukemia-drug/index.html?eref�ition

Ancient temple inspire phones :: The Toji Pagoda in Kyoto may look like an 1,200-year-old relic but it has also played its part in developing some of the most advanced smartphone technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/tech/mci-3d-motion-sensor/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan peace bid on hold over Kabul-Taliban protocol row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/E5xrNYvnXJA/story01.htm

Romania's adult orphans leave horror behind :: What happened to the children of the Romanian orphanages?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22987447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Adventures of archaeologists :: Close your eyes and imagine this. An excavation is taking place on Mount Carmel, fabled site of the Prophet Elijah's burning alter, and archaeologists are digging deep to uncover the roots of humanity in the region. And every person on the dig is a woman. This isn't fiction, this is the history of real-life female archeologists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/trowelblazers-in-search-of-indiana-jones/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: Cat, dog, donkey, chicken - who's standing for election?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22993251#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things festivals have given us :: ...and 9 other things festivals have given us
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22886728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Running low on spoons :: How to measure out energy for daily tasks in spoons
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-22972767#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shaping Willy Wonka for the stage :: How Bowie, Jagger and Proust helped shape a new Willy Wonka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22853835#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Star Trek' creator, "Scotty" bound for space :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/k7PF_LGeraQ/story01.htm

Exclusive: NSA contractor hired Snowden despite concerns about resume discrepancies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DDrC4MuOqzA/story01.htm

Could Taliban exchange free U.S. POW? :: When U.S. negotiators raise the issue of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl with the Taliban in the coming days, it won't be the first time. The two sides held meetings in 2011 and 2012 that included the topic of Bergdahl's release, with sporadic discussions since then.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/us/taliban-talks-prisoner/index.html?eref�ition

Apple warns of "chilling effect" as antitrust trial ends :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cOeRrDzrphs/story01.htm

Senate immigration deal would double number of U.S. border agents :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whoSABVKGME/story01.htm

1 million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/L-2KDtfDVZc/story01.htm

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/t8-QNUbmGEg/story01.htm

Archaeologists discover lost Maya city in Mexican jungle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6oHLmScTRhs/story01.htm

Office or playground? Inside tech HQs :: Google is well known for its elaborate campuses, offering employees extensive food choices, free haircuts, subsidized massages and plenty of ping pong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/inside-tech-offices/index.html?eref�ition

Snowden: What next? :: A narrow window of time is closing quickly for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has infuriated the U.S. government by leaking details of surveillance programs after fleeing the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/snowden-scenarios-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

21-Jun-2013 18:44 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why American Jews Matter :: American Jewish Committee to Israeli minister: You are "stunningly shortsighted" and offer Israel a "dead end."
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/global/roger-cohen-why-american-jews-matter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Why India Trails China :: A great gap between India and China is in the provision of essential public services — a failing that depresses living standards and is a persistent drag on growth.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/why-india-trails-china.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Humanist Vocation :: A new report assessing the state of the humanities reinforces the sense that people no longer feel the intrinsic value of reading important books of the ages.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/brooks-the-humanist-vocation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Profits Without Production :: So what's really different about American economy in the 21st century?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/krugman-profits-without-production.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: My Abortion, at 23 Weeks :: Second-trimester abortions must remain legal because critical information about fetal health is often not available before then.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/opinion/my-abortion-at-23-weeks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: From Tony Soprano to Chris Christie :: Like the governor, James Gandolfini spoke to his home state through the magnetic torment of his persona.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/opinion/from-tony-soprano-to-chris-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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