Wednesday, August 14, 2013

14-Aug-2013 23:03

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

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

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Namibia's worst drought for 30 years :: Worst dry period for 30 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23614244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mountain villa rocks Beijing neighbors :: A faux rock retreat atop a ritzy Beijing highrise must be razed after raising eyebrows.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/china-rock-villa/index.html?eref�ition

Kim Jong Un praises new smartphone :: North Korea now claims its own smartphone, but most citizens probably can't use it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/north-korea-smartphone/index.html?eref�ition

'Refrigerator pants' beat S. Korean heat :: As record heat hits North Asia, "refrigerator pants" are the rage in South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/south-korea-refrigerator-pants/index.html?eref�ition

High profile attacks on women in Afghanistan undermine rights campaign :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eLOK8SnbQF8/story01.htm

Edward Snowden: The videogame :: Game-maker activists have released a free Edward Snowden video game. Binji wants it to be a wake-up call to government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/12/natpkg-snowden-prism-prison.cnn.html?eref�ition

Eid overshadowed by U.S. drones :: Yemenis on edge during Eid as U.S. drone strikes intensify. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/13/pkg-jamjoom-drones-during-eid.cnn.html?eref�ition

Life on Mars: Applicants apply here :: The Mars Society's Nicole Willett describes the characteristics needed for an applicant wanting to live on Mars.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/04/22/w1-mission-to-mars-willett.cnn.html?eref�ition

14-Aug-2013 23:03 10

Ex-US congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. sentenced to 30 months in prison - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/14/us-usa-crime-jackson-idUSBRE97D10B20130814

Petroglyphs in Nevada dated to more than 10000 years old, oldest in North ... - Calgary Herald :: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/world/Petroglyphs%2BNevada%2Bdated%2Bmore%2Bthan%2B10000%2Byears%2Boldest%2BNorth/8789232/story.html

Opinionator | Fixes: The Cure for the $1,000 Toothbrush :: Instead of being kept in the dark about hospital reimbursement prices, some employers are moving away from the P.P.O. model.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/the-cure-for-the-1000-toothbrush/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Hacker attempts to harass toddler through baby monitor - Today.com (blog) :: http://www.today.com/moms/hacker-attempts-harass-toddler-through-baby-monitor-6C10916536

Premier League - Paper Round: United close door on Rooney sale - Yahoo! Eurosport UK :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/premier-league-paper-round-suarez-rooney-stay-put-013559210.html

Windows 8.1 Coming as Free Download :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2ff40667/sc/23/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Cwindows0E810Ecoming0Efree0Edownload0Eoctober0E170Cstory0Did0F19957324/story01.htm

4G tariffs compared - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10242398/4G-tariffs-compared.html

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

Trailside: New Poll Suggests That de Blasio Is Now First Among Voters :: With a month to go until the Sept. 10 primary in the mayoral election, Bill de Blasio has passed Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/nyregion/new-poll-suggests-that-de-blasio-is-now-first-among-voters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - CHINA: China probes allegations French pharmaceutical giant bribed doctors :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130810-china-probes-allegations-french-pharmaceutical-giant-bribed-doctors

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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

REPORT: WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013: Usain Bolt wins 100 metres world title :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/sports/20130812-usain-bolt-wins-100-metres-world-title


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14-Aug-2013 22:02

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

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

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe :: A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23672091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Namibia's worst drought for 30 years :: Worst dry period for 30 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23614244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mountain villa rocks Beijing neighbors :: A faux rock retreat atop a ritzy Beijing highrise must be razed after raising eyebrows.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/china-rock-villa/index.html?eref�ition

Highlights - India unveils new steps to prop up troubled rupee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8tTUnWBym9M/story01.htm

Kim Jong Un praises new smartphone :: North Korea now claims its own smartphone, but most citizens probably can't use it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/north-korea-smartphone/index.html?eref�ition

'Refrigerator pants' beat S. Korean heat :: As record heat hits North Asia, "refrigerator pants" are the rage in South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/south-korea-refrigerator-pants/index.html?eref�ition

High profile attacks on women in Afghanistan undermine rights campaign :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eLOK8SnbQF8/story01.htm

Edward Snowden: The videogame :: Game-maker activists have released a free Edward Snowden video game. Binji wants it to be a wake-up call to government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/12/natpkg-snowden-prism-prison.cnn.html?eref�ition

14-Aug-2013 22:02 Egypt

Egypt forces assault protest camp, many scores shot dead :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OB7tCns4Ewg/story01.htm

Pro-Mursi protester shot dead as Egypt standoff intensifies :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jD-KQTuUqzU/story01.htm


Egypt

14-Aug-2013 21:01

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

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

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple about to unveil new iPhone? :: Apple will unveil the latest version of its iPhone on September 10, according to a new report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/mobile/new-iphone-september/index.html?eref�ition

Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe :: A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23672091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Mona Lisa's smile be 'rebuilt?' :: An enduring mystery may be solved if remains in a Florentine crypt prove to be the model for Leonardo's Mona Lisa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/italy-mona-lisa-giocondo-tomb/index.html?eref�ition

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop versus world's fastest trains :: How fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk have to be? Try more than twice as fast as the fastest commercial train in the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/innovation/hyperloop-fastest-trains/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Namibia's worst drought for 30 years :: Worst dry period for 30 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23614244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

World's best motorcycle rides :: Adventure motorcycling has grown massively in the last decade -- these routes are paving the way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/travel/motorcycle-rides/index.html?eref�ition

Mountain villa rocks Beijing neighbors :: A faux rock retreat atop a ritzy Beijing highrise must be razed after raising eyebrows.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/china-rock-villa/index.html?eref�ition

Highlights - India unveils new steps to prop up troubled rupee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8tTUnWBym9M/story01.htm

14-Aug-2013 21:01 10

UPS Jet Crashes in Alabama - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324823804579012341263333198.html

Two Charged in JP Morgan 'Whale' Trades - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324823804579012550859130222.html

Former 'Bachelor' contestant Gia Allemand dies at age 29 - Today.com (blog) :: http://www.today.com/entertainment/former-bachelor-contestant-gia-allemand-dies-age-29-6C10919394

Halle Berry, Jennifer Garner testify on paparazzi bill - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-halle-berry-jennifer-garner-paparazzi-bill-20130814,0,6751060.story

Windows 8 Improvements Coming in October :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2ff40667/sc/23/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Cwindows0E810Ecoming0Efree0Edownload0Eoctober0E170Cstory0Did0F19957324/story01.htm

4G tariffs compared - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10242398/4G-tariffs-compared.html

Opinionator | Fixes: The Cure for the $1000 Toothbrush :: Instead of being kept in the dark about hospital reimbursement prices, some employers are moving away from the P.P.O. model.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/the-cure-for-the-1000-toothbrush/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trailside: New Poll Suggests That de Blasio Is Now First Among Voters :: With a month to go until the Sept. 10 primary in the mayoral election, Bill de Blasio has passed Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/nyregion/new-poll-suggests-that-de-blasio-is-now-first-among-voters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Warren Buffett won't invest in Facebook IPO, billionaire investor reveals - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/money/warren-buffett-won-invest-facebook-ipo-billionaire-investor-reveals-article-1.1073793

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - CHINA: China probes allegations French pharmaceutical giant bribed doctors :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130810-china-probes-allegations-french-pharmaceutical-giant-bribed-doctors

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

14-Aug-2013 20:00

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

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

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple about to unveil new iPhone? :: Apple will unveil the latest version of its iPhone on September 10, according to a new report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/mobile/new-iphone-september/index.html?eref�ition

Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe :: A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23672091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Mona Lisa's smile be 'rebuilt?' :: An enduring mystery may be solved if remains in a Florentine crypt prove to be the model for Leonardo's Mona Lisa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/italy-mona-lisa-giocondo-tomb/index.html?eref�ition

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop versus world's fastest trains :: How fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk have to be? Try more than twice as fast as the fastest commercial train in the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/innovation/hyperloop-fastest-trains/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Namibia's worst drought for 30 years :: Worst dry period for 30 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23614244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

World's best motorcycle rides :: Adventure motorcycling has grown massively in the last decade -- these routes are paving the way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/travel/motorcycle-rides/index.html?eref�ition

'Leftover women' in China face tough choices in looking for love :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/jTlL3eWw7DM/story01.htm

Mountain villa rocks Beijing neighbors :: A faux rock retreat atop a ritzy Beijing highrise must be razed after raising eyebrows.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/13/world/asia/china-rock-villa/index.html?eref�ition

14-Aug-2013 20:00 10

INS Sindhurakshak: eyewitness account - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Mumbai/INS-Sindhurakshak-eyewitness-account/Article1-1108044.aspx

INS Sindhurakshak: eyewitness account - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Mumbai/INS-Sindhurakshak-eyewitness-account/Article1-1108044.aspx

Smartphones now a majority of mobile sales: Survey - Economic Times :: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/hardware/smartphones-now-a-majority-of-mobile-sales-survey/articleshow/21830107.cms

Windows 8.1 Coming as Free Download :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/2ff40667/sc/23/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Cwindows0E810Ecoming0Efree0Edownload0Eoctober0E170Cstory0Did0F19957324/story01.htm

4G tariffs compared - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10242398/4G-tariffs-compared.html

Opinionator | Fixes: The Cure for the $1000 Toothbrush :: Instead of being kept in the dark about hospital reimbursement prices, some employers are moving away from the P.P.O. model.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/the-cure-for-the-1000-toothbrush/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trailside: New Poll Suggests That de Blasio Is Now First Among Voters :: With a month to go until the Sept. 10 primary in the mayoral election, Bill de Blasio has passed Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/nyregion/new-poll-suggests-that-de-blasio-is-now-first-among-voters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Warren Buffett won't invest in Facebook IPO, billionaire investor reveals - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/money/warren-buffett-won-invest-facebook-ipo-billionaire-investor-reveals-article-1.1073793

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - CHINA: China probes allegations French pharmaceutical giant bribed doctors :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130810-china-probes-allegations-french-pharmaceutical-giant-bribed-doctors

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

14-Aug-2013 18:59

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

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

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple about to unveil new iPhone? :: Apple will unveil the latest version of its iPhone on September 10, according to a new report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/mobile/new-iphone-september/index.html?eref�ition

Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe :: A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23672091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Mona Lisa's smile be 'rebuilt?' :: An enduring mystery may be solved if remains in a Florentine crypt prove to be the model for Leonardo's Mona Lisa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/italy-mona-lisa-giocondo-tomb/index.html?eref�ition

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop versus world's fastest trains :: How fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk have to be? Try more than twice as fast as the fastest commercial train in the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/innovation/hyperloop-fastest-trains/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Namibia's worst drought for 30 years :: Worst dry period for 30 years
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23614244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

World's best motorcycle rides :: Adventure motorcycling has grown massively in the last decade -- these routes are paving the way.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/travel/motorcycle-rides/index.html?eref�ition

RBI chief says reserve ratios may need to come down :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OMfFSWe1EAM/story01.htm

'Leftover women' in China face tough choices in looking for love :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/jTlL3eWw7DM/story01.htm

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INS Sindhurakshak's sinking is a major set-back for Indian Navy - Firstpost :: http://www.firstpost.com/india/ins-sindhurakshaks-sinking-is-a-major-set-back-for-indian-navy-1034245.html

4G tariffs compared - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10242398/4G-tariffs-compared.html

Opinionator | Fixes: The Cure for the $1000 Toothbrush :: Instead of being kept in the dark about hospital reimbursement prices, some employers are moving away from the P.P.O. model.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/the-cure-for-the-1000-toothbrush/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trailside: New Poll Suggests That de Blasio Is Now First Among Voters :: With a month to go until the Sept. 10 primary in the mayoral election, Bill de Blasio has passed Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/nyregion/new-poll-suggests-that-de-blasio-is-now-first-among-voters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Warren Buffett won't invest in Facebook IPO, billionaire investor reveals - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/money/warren-buffett-won-invest-facebook-ipo-billionaire-investor-reveals-article-1.1073793

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE - CHINA: China probes allegations French pharmaceutical giant bribed doctors :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130810-china-probes-allegations-french-pharmaceutical-giant-bribed-doctors

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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14-Aug-2013 17:57

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

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

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

What's driving Russian anti-gay law? :: Russia will host the Winter Olympics in Sochi in six months. But what should be a good news story has thrust an anti-gay law into the headlines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/europe/russia-gay-rights-controversy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Bloodstock Festival :: Heavy metal fans descend on Derbyshire
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23665236#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 12 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 12 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23666716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Golf star takes aim at trolls :: After receiving online abuse about his game, golfer Lee Westwood hits back at "haters."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/sport/golf/lee-westwood-twitter-golf/index.html?eref�ition

Apple about to unveil new iPhone? :: Apple will unveil the latest version of its iPhone on September 10, according to a new report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/mobile/new-iphone-september/index.html?eref�ition

Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe :: A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23672091#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Mona Lisa's smile be 'rebuilt?' :: An enduring mystery may be solved if remains in a Florentine crypt prove to be the model for Leonardo's Mona Lisa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/italy-mona-lisa-giocondo-tomb/index.html?eref�ition

Photos: Perseid meteor show :: 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

Your week in pictures :: Eye-catching photos sent to us by readers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23636695#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human transmission of H7N9 :: Until this week, no cases of human-to-human transmission of the deadly bird flu virus that broke out in China this year had been reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/health/china-bird-flu-transmission/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese tourists targeted in Paris :: It's known as the City of Light, but it risks becoming known as the city of the light-fingered.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/chinese-tourists-paris-pickpockets/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

Ice melt speeding up, study finds :: Two decades of satellite readings back up what dramatic pictures have suggested in recent years: The mile-thick ice sheets that cover Greenland and most of Antarctica are melting at a faster rate in a warming world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/world/europe/climate-ice-sheets/index.html?eref�ition

How climate impacts food supply :: Sometimes Jaria Faraj Ali is so hungry that she ties a scarf tight around her waist to make her feel more comfortable.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/food-price-impact/index.html?eref�ition

Cousteau meets wetland wildlife :: Philippe Cousteau explores the largest environmental restoration project ever attempted in the Florida Everglades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2011/12/02/cousteau-animal-sanctuary.cnn.html?eref�ition

Moms sell breast milk online :: Like many mothers, Yan breastfeeds her child. But she's also found a way of making it pay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/world/asia/china-human-breast-milk-sales/index.html?eref�ition

Bacteria halts NZ diary imports :: China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/04/world/asia/china-botulism-milk-powder/index.html?eref�ition

New 'Doctor Who' star named :: As the BBC's "Doctor Who" series heads into its 50th year, there's yet another new face for the time-traveling hero.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/new-dr-who-mclaughlin-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korea: The unseen view :: Life for North Koreans outside the showcase capital, Pyongyang, is hard. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/north-korea-notebook-hancocks.cnn.html?eref�ition

Vin Diesel's rise to fame :: Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel talks to CNN's Monita Rajpal about his career and success.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/02/spc-talk-asia-vin-diesel-part-1.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean media tour :: Ivan Watson was given a rare, but carefully curated, tour of North Korea. He takes you behind the scenes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/05/nkorea-media-tour-watson.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's tallest building :: China is building the world's second tallest building. As CNN's David McKenzie explains, they may not want the tallest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/06/mckenzie-china-skyscraper-fall-hard.cnn.html?eref�ition