Wednesday, June 26, 2013

26-Jun-2013 23:47

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/snowden-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

Climate warning over coolants :: A "climate bomb" of potent greenhouse gases 15,000 times more damaging to the climate than carbon dioxide is set to be released by some of the world's leading producers of refrigerants following a ban on climate credits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/23/business/ft-china-climate-bomb/index.html?eref�ition

With Egypt in limbo, schools crumbling :: As Egypt struggles with political problems, its children are being left behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/africa/egypt-broken-schools/index.html?eref�ition

Call to protect whistle blowers :: Saket Soni says a recent 7-Eleven raid illustrates why immigration reform must include protections from employer exploitation -- including for those who call it out
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/opinion/soni-immigration-7-eleven/index.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 23:47 U.S.

Texas plans to execute first woman in U.S. in nearly three years :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LBtQ1GL2wiU/story01.htm

UPDATE 1-Ecuador tells U.S. to send its position on Snowden in writing :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lIiV6nWUq90/story01.htm

U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9rDPpptxNCM/story01.htm

U.S. tops confidence survey on foreign investment, displaces China :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z78vOgSBF_E/story01.htm

Square Feet: Chinese Investors Pursue U.S. Property Deals :: Chinese investors have been buying marquee commercial properties in New York and other American cities, in many cases encouraged and aided by the Chinese government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/global/chinese-investors-pursue-us-real-estate-deals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 'Snowden Effect': U.S. spies say militants change tactics :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MhT6mIP8uFE/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. chief justice realizes longstanding vision in voting-rights case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7rhRaKOXkiU/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. approves two new Newport cigarettes in first use of new powers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tvo4k8r1_dA/story01.htm


U.S.

26-Jun-2013 22:46

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/snowden-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

Climate warning over coolants :: A "climate bomb" of potent greenhouse gases 15,000 times more damaging to the climate than carbon dioxide is set to be released by some of the world's leading producers of refrigerants following a ban on climate credits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/23/business/ft-china-climate-bomb/index.html?eref�ition

With Egypt in limbo, schools crumbling :: As Egypt struggles with political problems, its children are being left behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/africa/egypt-broken-schools/index.html?eref�ition

Call to protect whistle blowers :: Saket Soni says a recent 7-Eleven raid illustrates why immigration reform must include protections from employer exploitation -- including for those who call it out
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/opinion/soni-immigration-7-eleven/index.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 22:46 U.S.

Texas plans to execute first woman in U.S. in nearly three years :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LBtQ1GL2wiU/story01.htm

UPDATE 1-Ecuador tells U.S. to send its position on Snowden in writing :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lIiV6nWUq90/story01.htm

U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9rDPpptxNCM/story01.htm

U.S. tops confidence survey on foreign investment, displaces China :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z78vOgSBF_E/story01.htm

Square Feet: Chinese Investors Pursue U.S. Property Deals :: Chinese investors have been buying marquee commercial properties in New York and other American cities, in many cases encouraged and aided by the Chinese government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/global/chinese-investors-pursue-us-real-estate-deals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 'Snowden Effect': U.S. spies say militants change tactics :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MhT6mIP8uFE/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. chief justice realizes longstanding vision in voting-rights case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7rhRaKOXkiU/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. approves two new Newport cigarettes in first use of new powers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tvo4k8r1_dA/story01.htm


U.S.

26-Jun-2013 21:45

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/snowden-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

Climate warning over coolants :: A "climate bomb" of potent greenhouse gases 15,000 times more damaging to the climate than carbon dioxide is set to be released by some of the world's leading producers of refrigerants following a ban on climate credits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/23/business/ft-china-climate-bomb/index.html?eref�ition

With Egypt in limbo, schools crumbling :: As Egypt struggles with political problems, its children are being left behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/africa/egypt-broken-schools/index.html?eref�ition

Love that survived Holocaust :: Survivors from the 'Kindertransport' secret rescue mission for Jewish are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 21:45 Court

Supreme Court delivers wins for gay marriage movement :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WCcrwMVOMbc/story01.htm

DOMA, Prop 8 Fall at Supreme Court :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2dd32eb8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Csupreme0Ecourt0Erules0Egay0Emarriage0Ecases0Cstory0Did0F19492896/story01.htm

Scottish Supreme Court judge Lord Hope retires - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-23073496

Kristen Bell Proposes After Court Strikes Down DOMA :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2dd65a96/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C0A60Ckristen0Ebell0Eproposes0Eto0Edax0Eshepard0Eafter0Edoma0Estruck0Edown0C/story01.htm

Supreme Court Bolsters Gay Marriage With Two Major Rulings :: The court ruled unconstitutional a 1996 law denying federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples and effectively permitted gay marriage in California.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/us/politics/supreme-court-gay-marriage.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court Gay Marriage Cases :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2dcdab0d/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Csupreme0Ecourt0Egay0Emarriage0Ecases0Epages0Cstory0Did0F19488279/story01.htm

Beyond Black and White, New Force Reshapes South :: Despite the Supreme Court's ruling on voting rights, a temptation to gerrymander districts could harm the G.O.P.'s long-term prospects.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/us/politics/new-face-of-south-rises-as-an-extralegal-force.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Supreme Court guts key part of landmark Voting Rights Act :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zz1wHjar4Xs/story01.htm

Op-Ed Contributor: The Chief Justice's Long Game :: The Supreme Court's hubris on voting demands a legislative response.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/opinion/the-chief-justices-long-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Supreme Court Invalidates Key Part of Voting Rights Act :: The Supreme Court split along ideological lines with its ruling that Congress had not provided adequate justification for subjecting the states, mostly in the South, to federal oversight.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/us/supreme-court-ruling.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Supreme Court guts key part of landmark Voting Rights Act :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WA4--X0-g28/story01.htm

Editorial: An Assault on the Voting Rights Act :: The Supreme Court kills a vital enforcement section, punting it back to a paralyzed Congress.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/opinion/an-assault-on-the-voting-rights-act.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Court

26-Jun-2013 20:44

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/snowden-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

Climate warning over coolants :: A "climate bomb" of potent greenhouse gases 15,000 times more damaging to the climate than carbon dioxide is set to be released by some of the world's leading producers of refrigerants following a ban on climate credits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/23/business/ft-china-climate-bomb/index.html?eref�ition

With Egypt in limbo, schools crumbling :: As Egypt struggles with political problems, its children are being left behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/africa/egypt-broken-schools/index.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 20:44 Snowden

Edward Snowden could stay in Russia permanently after passport cancelled - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/edward-snowden-could-stay-russia-2000655

Edward Snowden Steps Into Secret U.S.-Russia Spy Scuffle :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2dd51c0d/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBlotter0Cedward0Esnowden0Esteps0Esecret0Eus0Erussia0Espy0Escuffle0Cstory0Did0F19495341/story01.htm

Snowden still at airport, Ecuador asylum decision may take weeks :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eAjLgNK22xM/story01.htm

UPDATE 1-Ecuador tells U.S. to send its position on Snowden in writing :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lIiV6nWUq90/story01.htm

Putin rules out handing Snowden over to United States :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jjRxjy_XZ-Q/story01.htm

The 'Snowden Effect': U.S. spies say militants change tactics :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MhT6mIP8uFE/story01.htm

Putin rules out handing Snowden over to United States :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/RQXrjjygNWw/story01.htm

Op-Ed Contributor: Snowden, Through the Eyes of a Spy Novelist :: Edward J. Snowden's story is the stuff of fiction. But he's real, and his plans to live happily ever after were optimistic at best.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/snowden-through-the-eyes-of-a-spy-novelist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Snowden

26-Jun-2013 19:43

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm

Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm

Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/snowden-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 19:43 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: The Chief Justice's Long Game :: The Supreme Court's hubris on voting demands a legislative response.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/opinion/the-chief-justices-long-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Let Them Eat Soccer :: Brazilians are sick of caviar and corruption. They want basic services.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/opinion/let-them-eat-soccer.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Snowden, Through the Eyes of a Spy Novelist :: Edward J. Snowden's story is the stuff of fiction. But he's real, and his plans to live happily ever after were optimistic at best.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/snowden-through-the-eyes-of-a-spy-novelist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Speed of Ascent :: The Supreme Court sends a signal that the era of race-based affirmative action is waning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/brooks-speed-of-ascent.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Future of Fair Labor :: Can F.D.R.'s landmark employment law survive the new economy?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/the-future-of-fair-labor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Paula's Worst Ingredients :: The exiled empress of the Food Network had her lucrative recipe down pat, but didn't put enough self-awareness in the mix.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/bruni-paulas-worst-ingredients.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Big Law's Troubling Trajectory :: The layoffs at Weil, Gotshal & Manges confirm what most lawyers already know: big-firm practice has become just another business.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/opinion/big-laws-troubling-trajectory.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

26-Jun-2013 18:42

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm

Maria Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm

Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 18:42 U.S.

U.S. economy looks weaker, as GDP data is revised :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/Z1aabWN-lsQ/index.html

U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9rDPpptxNCM/story01.htm

U.S. tops confidence survey on foreign investment, displaces China :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z78vOgSBF_E/story01.htm

Square Feet: Chinese Investors Pursue U.S. Property Deals :: Chinese investors have been buying marquee commercial properties in New York and other American cities, in many cases encouraged and aided by the Chinese government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/global/chinese-investors-pursue-us-real-estate-deals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 'Snowden Effect': U.S. spies say militants change tactics :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MhT6mIP8uFE/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. chief justice realizes longstanding vision in voting-rights case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7rhRaKOXkiU/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. approves two new Newport cigarettes in first use of new powers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tvo4k8r1_dA/story01.htm

Shares rally, dollar gains as U.S. data buoys markets :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jsQGy9MJAf0/story01.htm

Russia, U.S. fail to set up Syria peace talks :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/R5hPFRTeLxg/story01.htm


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26-Jun-2013 17:41

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

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm

Maria Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm

Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/uk-spinning-statue-mystery/index.html?eref�ition

A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/25/tomkins-kindertransport-reunion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/25/taylor-pkg-flirting-in-nyc.cnn.html?eref�ition

Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/25/newday-pkg-cursed-egyptian-statue.cnn.html?eref�ition

Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/11/girl-rising-suma.cnn.html?eref�ition

Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/24/davies-lance-armstrong-cycling-legacy.cnn.html?eref�ition

What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/24/ctw-berlusconi-political-fallout-james-walston-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

26-Jun-2013 17:41 U.S.

U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9rDPpptxNCM/story01.htm

U.S. tops confidence survey on foreign investment, displaces China :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z78vOgSBF_E/story01.htm

Square Feet: Chinese Investors Pursue U.S. Property Deals :: Chinese investors have been buying marquee commercial properties in New York and other American cities, in many cases encouraged and aided by the Chinese government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/global/chinese-investors-pursue-us-real-estate-deals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 'Snowden Effect': U.S. spies say militants change tactics :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MhT6mIP8uFE/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. chief justice realizes longstanding vision in voting-rights case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7rhRaKOXkiU/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

Putin Defies U.S. on Snowden Extradition :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2dc4fd66/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBlotter0Cedward0Esnowden0Eshow0E2nd0Ecuba0Eflight0Erussia0Efires0Cstory0Did0F19480A761/story01.htm

U.S. approves two new Newport cigarettes in first use of new powers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tvo4k8r1_dA/story01.htm

Shares rally, dollar gains as U.S. data buoys markets :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jsQGy9MJAf0/story01.htm

Russia, U.S. fail to set up Syria peace talks :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/R5hPFRTeLxg/story01.htm

U.S. top court backs Florida property owner in land-use case :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8LA8OCDjbmA/story01.htm


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