Monday, August 12, 2013

12-Aug-2013 23:16

In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asians
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is democracy overrated? :: Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom, argues Roger Scruton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23607302#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

The economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala, ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life using another man's lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm

Elysium: A politically charged 'popcorn sundae' :: How Elysium is a summer blockbuster with a serious side
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23630488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weak U.S. data, increase in SPDR holdings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ti3NbHOsTWY/story01.htm

World's 25 top skyscrapers up close :: These may not be the world's tallest or prettiest skyscrapers but are they the most iconic?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

'Healthy' hospital food machine plea :: Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer charity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23631368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malians vote in presidential runoff :: Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/mali-elections/index.html?eref�ition

Biden to speak at closely watched political event in Iowa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wh74R51Hn3c/story01.htm

Mars tickets :: More than 100,000 people are eager to make themselves at home on another planet. They've applied for a one-way trip to Mars, hoping to be chosen to spend the rest of their lives on uncharted territory, according to an organization planning the manned missions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/tech/innovation/mars-one-applications/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Deadly Indonesia volcano erupts :: Thousands of Indonesians are still waiting to find out when it will be safe for them to return home.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23662478#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Erakat: This came as surprise :: CNN talks to chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat about Israeli's new settlement announcement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-palestinian-perspective-on-israeli-settlement-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

11 top theme parks opening soon :: The rides and attractions at these coming theme parks push the thrill bar .. over and over again.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/travel/theme-parks/index.html?eref�ition

12-Aug-2013 23:16 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

Disasters: Last Minutes of JAL 123 :: A holiday flight in Japan slams into a mountain and takes 520 lives
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074738,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Maldonado campaign faces financial hurdles - Santa Maria Times :: http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/maldonado-campaign-faces-financial-hurdles/article_471107c4-fff2-11e2-88b1-0019bb2963f4.html

10 Questions for James Dyson :: Inventor and billionaire James Dyson on why he likes rookie engineers and air dynamics but not Harry Potter
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149138,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

10 Questions for Manny Pacquiao :: Boxer-Congressman Manny Pacquiao, 34, on life in and out of the ring: fighting, politics, China and God
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149153,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Spain stands by Gibraltar controls despite UK legal move - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/10238830/Spain-stands-by-Gibraltar-controls-despite-UK-legal-move.html

This Is Not Rosa Parks - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323585604579008802563619722.html

Terrorist charges for man 'who celebrated Lee Rigby's murder' - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3841056.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_08_12

41-Vehicle Pileup in Va. Injures 10 People :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fda77ce/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C410Evehicle0Epileup0Evirginia0Einjures0E10A0Epeople0E19933654/story01.htm

Sinkhole Causes Florida Resort to Partially Collapse :: A section of a resort villa just 10 miles west of Disney World partially collapsed early Monday. Authorities said the building had already been evacuated and no injuries were reported.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/08/12/us/ap-us-sinking-building-resort-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fdd1d29/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C0A80Csinkhole0Eswallows0Esection0Eof0Eflorida0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Brian Banks Makes NFL Debut After Five Years in Prison :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fd7af77/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cbrian0Ebanks0Eback0Efield0Ebest0Emoments0Elife0Cstory0Did0F199310A48/story01.htm

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm


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12-Aug-2013 22:15

In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asians
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is democracy overrated? :: Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom, argues Roger Scruton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23607302#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

The economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala, ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life using another man's lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm

Elysium: A politically charged 'popcorn sundae' :: How Elysium is a summer blockbuster with a serious side
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23630488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weak U.S. data, increase in SPDR holdings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ti3NbHOsTWY/story01.htm

World's 25 top skyscrapers up close :: These may not be the world's tallest or prettiest skyscrapers but are they the most iconic?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

'Healthy' hospital food machine plea :: Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer charity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23631368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malians vote in presidential runoff :: Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/mali-elections/index.html?eref�ition

Biden to speak at closely watched political event in Iowa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wh74R51Hn3c/story01.htm

Mars tickets :: More than 100,000 people are eager to make themselves at home on another planet. They've applied for a one-way trip to Mars, hoping to be chosen to spend the rest of their lives on uncharted territory, according to an organization planning the manned missions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/tech/innovation/mars-one-applications/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Deadly Indonesia volcano erupts :: Thousands of Indonesians are still waiting to find out when it will be safe for them to return home.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23662478#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Erakat: This came as surprise :: CNN talks to chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat about Israeli's new settlement announcement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-palestinian-perspective-on-israeli-settlement-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

11 top theme parks opening soon :: The rides and attractions at these coming theme parks push the thrill bar .. over and over again.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/travel/theme-parks/index.html?eref�ition

12-Aug-2013 22:15 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

Disasters: Last Minutes of JAL 123 :: A holiday flight in Japan slams into a mountain and takes 520 lives
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074738,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323838204579000771419280540.html

Maldonado campaign faces financial hurdles - Santa Maria Times :: http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/maldonado-campaign-faces-financial-hurdles/article_471107c4-fff2-11e2-88b1-0019bb2963f4.html

10 Questions for James Dyson :: Inventor and billionaire James Dyson on why he likes rookie engineers and air dynamics but not Harry Potter
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149138,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

10 Questions for Manny Pacquiao :: Boxer-Congressman Manny Pacquiao, 34, on life in and out of the ring: fighting, politics, China and God
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149153,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10: report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Yj4G12VG3Eg/story01.htm

James 'Whitey' Bulger Found Guilty in Racketeering Case - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324085304579008881316838504.html

Not the Messiah - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10237751/Not-the-Messiah.html

Navy strength - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10237749/Navy-strength.html

Aussie starlet's 1D joke too much for US censors - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1501119%26objectid%3D10911789

This Is Not Rosa Parks - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323585604579008802563619722.html

Terrorist charges for man 'who celebrated Lee Rigby's murder' - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3841056.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_08_12

Labour is guilty of breathtaking hypocrisy over foreign workers - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10237753/Labour-is-guilty-of-breathtaking-hypocrisy-over-foreign-workers.html

41-Vehicle Pileup in Va. Injures 10 People :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fda77ce/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C410Evehicle0Epileup0Evirginia0Einjures0E10A0Epeople0E19933654/story01.htm

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

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fdd1d29/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C0A80Csinkhole0Eswallows0Esection0Eof0Eflorida0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Brian Banks Makes NFL Debut After Five Years in Prison :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fd7af77/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cbrian0Ebanks0Eback0Efield0Ebest0Emoments0Elife0Cstory0Did0F199310A48/story01.htm


10

12-Aug-2013 21:14

In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asians
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is democracy overrated? :: Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom, argues Roger Scruton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23607302#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who is Robert Mugabe? :: After more than three decades, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not ready to give up power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/02/world/africa/mugabe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Why nobody is dancing after election :: In the absence of a proper voters' roll and credible international observers, no one can honestly say with any degree of certainty whether last week's elections reflected the will of the Zimbabwean people. One thing is certain -- the numbers simply do not add up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/opinion/zimbabwe-election-mbanga-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

The economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala, ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life using another man's lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm

Venezuela refinery fire extinguished :: The vice-president of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA says the blaze at one of the country's largest oil refineries has been extinguished.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23662373#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elysium: A politically charged 'popcorn sundae' :: How Elysium is a summer blockbuster with a serious side
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23630488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Images :: See past Perseid meteor shower images captured by stargazers like you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/us/gallery/irpt-perseid-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weak U.S. data, increase in SPDR holdings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ti3NbHOsTWY/story01.htm

World's 25 top skyscrapers up close :: These may not be the world's tallest or prettiest skyscrapers but are they the most iconic?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

'Healthy' hospital food machine plea :: Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer charity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23631368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malians vote in presidential runoff :: Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/mali-elections/index.html?eref�ition

Biden to speak at closely watched political event in Iowa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wh74R51Hn3c/story01.htm

12-Aug-2013 21:14 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

Disasters: Last Minutes of JAL 123 :: A holiday flight in Japan slams into a mountain and takes 520 lives
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074738,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323838204579000771419280540.html

Maldonado campaign faces financial hurdles - Santa Maria Times :: http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/maldonado-campaign-faces-financial-hurdles/article_471107c4-fff2-11e2-88b1-0019bb2963f4.html

10 Questions for James Dyson :: Inventor and billionaire James Dyson on why he likes rookie engineers and air dynamics but not Harry Potter
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149138,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

10 Questions for Manny Pacquiao :: Boxer-Congressman Manny Pacquiao, 34, on life in and out of the ring: fighting, politics, China and God
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149153,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10: report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Yj4G12VG3Eg/story01.htm

Tesco hits back at "simply untrue" Chris Bryant claims - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/10238721/Tesco-hits-back-at-simply-untrue-Chris-Bryant-claims.html

Sinkhole swallows part of Florida resort - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10238720/Sinkhole-swallows-part-of-Florida-resort.html

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D10911404

'Hyperloop' fast transport design to be unveiled - AFP :: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iMeMBHD25RX85IDE_Er1gYOmyqjQ?docId%3DCNG.375f68d231051b268f1e8bf7f2a2204f.441

41-Vehicle Pileup in Va. Injures 10 People :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fda77ce/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C410Evehicle0Epileup0Evirginia0Einjures0E10A0Epeople0E19933654/story01.htm

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

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fdd1d29/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C0A80Csinkhole0Eswallows0Esection0Eof0Eflorida0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Brian Banks Makes NFL Debut After Five Years in Prison :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fd7af77/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cbrian0Ebanks0Eback0Efield0Ebest0Emoments0Elife0Cstory0Did0F199310A48/story01.htm

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm


10

12-Aug-2013 20:13

In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asians
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is democracy overrated? :: Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom, argues Roger Scruton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23607302#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who is Robert Mugabe? :: After more than three decades, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not ready to give up power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/02/world/africa/mugabe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Why nobody is dancing after election :: In the absence of a proper voters' roll and credible international observers, no one can honestly say with any degree of certainty whether last week's elections reflected the will of the Zimbabwean people. One thing is certain -- the numbers simply do not add up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/opinion/zimbabwe-election-mbanga-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

The economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala, ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life using another man's lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm

Venezuela refinery fire extinguished :: The vice-president of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA says the blaze at one of the country's largest oil refineries has been extinguished.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23662373#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elysium: A politically charged 'popcorn sundae' :: How Elysium is a summer blockbuster with a serious side
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23630488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Images :: See past Perseid meteor shower images captured by stargazers like you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/us/gallery/irpt-perseid-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weak U.S. data, increase in SPDR holdings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ti3NbHOsTWY/story01.htm

World's 25 top skyscrapers up close :: These may not be the world's tallest or prettiest skyscrapers but are they the most iconic?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

'Healthy' hospital food machine plea :: Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer charity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23631368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malians vote in presidential runoff :: Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/mali-elections/index.html?eref�ition

Biden to speak at closely watched political event in Iowa :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wh74R51Hn3c/story01.htm

12-Aug-2013 20:13 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

Disasters: Last Minutes of JAL 123 :: A holiday flight in Japan slams into a mountain and takes 520 lives
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074738,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323838204579000771419280540.html

Maldonado campaign faces financial hurdles - Santa Maria Times :: http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/maldonado-campaign-faces-financial-hurdles/article_471107c4-fff2-11e2-88b1-0019bb2963f4.html

10 Questions for James Dyson :: Inventor and billionaire James Dyson on why he likes rookie engineers and air dynamics but not Harry Potter
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149138,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

10 Questions for Manny Pacquiao :: Boxer-Congressman Manny Pacquiao, 34, on life in and out of the ring: fighting, politics, China and God
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149153,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10: report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Yj4G12VG3Eg/story01.htm

Video: Nine Arabs sign up for one-way ticket to Mars in 2022 - Al-Arabiya :: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2013/08/11/100-000-people-sign-up-for-one-way-ticket-to-Mars-in-2022.html

Pirate Bay launches own browser, calls it PirateBrowser - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/Europe/Pirate-Bay-launches-own-browser-calls-it-PirateBrowser/Article1-1107258.aspx

Apple Inc to announce new iPhone on September 10: report - Financial Post :: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/08/12/apple-inc-to-announce-new-iphone-on-september-10-report/

41-Vehicle Pileup in Va. Injures 10 People :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fda77ce/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C410Evehicle0Epileup0Evirginia0Einjures0E10A0Epeople0E19933654/story01.htm

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

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fdd1d29/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C0A80Csinkhole0Eswallows0Esection0Eof0Eflorida0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Brian Banks Makes NFL Debut After Five Years in Prison :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fd7af77/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cbrian0Ebanks0Eback0Efield0Ebest0Emoments0Elife0Cstory0Did0F199310A48/story01.htm

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm


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In pictures: British Asians :: Kajal Nisha Patel's images of British Asians
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23486552#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A-level changes branded 'high-risk' :: Elite independent school heads say plans for rapid changes to the A-level system, led by Education Secretary Michael Gove, are "high-risk" and a "huge gamble".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23633111#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 3-9 August 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23629863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is democracy overrated? :: Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom, argues Roger Scruton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23607302#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who is Robert Mugabe? :: After more than three decades, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not ready to give up power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/02/world/africa/mugabe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Why nobody is dancing after election :: In the absence of a proper voters' roll and credible international observers, no one can honestly say with any degree of certainty whether last week's elections reflected the will of the Zimbabwean people. One thing is certain -- the numbers simply do not add up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/opinion/zimbabwe-election-mbanga-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

California abductor, teen aroused suspicions in Idaho wilderness :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_wMkQQg3hXg/story01.htm

UFO spotted hovering over pool :: A security officer at a Naples, Florida, condo complex reviews video that shows mysterious lights hovering over a pool.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/09/dnt-ufo-in-florida-pool.wbbh.html?eref�ition

Chinese seek refuge from heat in IKEA :: As record heat wave hits China, citizens in Beijing took refuge in the homely settings of a local furniture store.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/travel/gallery/china-heat-ikea-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

The economy of a refugee camp :: Explore Zaatari, the refugee camp with its own Champs Elysees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23661065#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Silicon Alley's first billionaire :: The idea behind Silicon Alley's first billionaire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23469410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: History of hip hop in two minutes :: British rapper and founder of the Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Akala, ran BBC News through a brief history of the art form.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23631986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel: We want talks to go ahead :: CNN talks to Israeli govt. spokesman Mark Regev about the govt. 's to build new settlements.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/exp-israeli-perspective-on-settlements-announcement.cnn.html?eref�ition

Swimming back to life :: My swim back to life using another man's lungs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23079269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Will plan derail peace talks? :: CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports on reaction from Palestinians on Israeli plans to build homes in disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/11/lklv-duthiers-palestinian-anger-over-homes.cnn.html?eref�ition

Further signs of Scottish recovery :: A key indicator of Scotland's economic health has given another strong signal that recovery is under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-23655191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Woman seen clinging to tree last person missing from Colorado flood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uYYvRTBowFA/story01.htm

Chinese buyers snap up U.S. homes :: Christine Romans explains why buyers from the other side of the world might be driving up home prices in your town.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/09/ym-romans-chinese-homebuyers.cnn.html?eref�ition

Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZQ4-6W9tz8/story01.htm

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm

Venezuela refinery fire extinguished :: The vice-president of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA says the blaze at one of the country's largest oil refineries has been extinguished.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23662373#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elysium: A politically charged 'popcorn sundae' :: How Elysium is a summer blockbuster with a serious side
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23630488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Images :: See past Perseid meteor shower images captured by stargazers like you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/us/gallery/irpt-perseid-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weak U.S. data, increase in SPDR holdings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ti3NbHOsTWY/story01.htm

World's 25 top skyscrapers up close :: These may not be the world's tallest or prettiest skyscrapers but are they the most iconic?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

'Healthy' hospital food machine plea :: Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer charity.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23631368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malians vote in presidential runoff :: Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/11/world/africa/mali-elections/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Disasters: Last Minutes of JAL 123 :: A holiday flight in Japan slams into a mountain and takes 520 lives
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074738,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323838204579000771419280540.html

Maldonado campaign faces financial hurdles - Santa Maria Times :: http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/maldonado-campaign-faces-financial-hurdles/article_471107c4-fff2-11e2-88b1-0019bb2963f4.html

10 Questions for James Dyson :: Inventor and billionaire James Dyson on why he likes rookie engineers and air dynamics but not Harry Potter
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149138,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

10 Questions for Manny Pacquiao :: Boxer-Congressman Manny Pacquiao, 34, on life in and out of the ring: fighting, politics, China and God
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149153,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10: report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Yj4G12VG3Eg/story01.htm

Red-faced Labour MP Chris Bryant forced to backtrack speech - The Sun :: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/5069010/labour-mp-chris-bryant-forced-to-backtrack-speech.html

Video: Nine Arabs sign up for one-way ticket to Mars in 2022 - Al-Arabiya :: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2013/08/11/100-000-people-sign-up-for-one-way-ticket-to-Mars-in-2022.html

US seeks to reduce jail terms for petty drug offences - South China Morning Post :: http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296210/us-seeks-reduce-jail-terms-petty-drug-offences

I believe she is still alive, says detective looking for 13-year-old Erika Kacicova - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/i-believe-she-is-still-alive-says-detective-looking-for-13yearold-erika-kacicova-8758110.html

World Championships - Fraser-Pryce on course to give Jamaica 100 double - Yahoo! Eurosport UK :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/athletics-fraser-pryce-course-give-jamaica-100-double-161555604.html

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fdd1d29/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C0A80Csinkhole0Eswallows0Esection0Eof0Eflorida0Eresort0C/story01.htm

New iPhone on Sept. 10; Pirate Bay Launches Browser; Talking While Driving OK? - PC Magazine :: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2422948,00.asp

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

41-Vehicle Pileup in Va. Injures 10 People :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fda77ce/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C410Evehicle0Epileup0Evirginia0Einjures0E10A0Epeople0E19933654/story01.htm

Brian Banks Makes NFL Debut After Five Years in Prison :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2fd7af77/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cbrian0Ebanks0Eback0Efield0Ebest0Emoments0Elife0Cstory0Did0F199310A48/story01.htm

Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10 -report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JLMgt1OD6jM/story01.htm


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