Sunday, September 1, 2013

01-Sep-2013 23:09

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/emirates-executive-airbus-private-jet/index.html?eref�ition

01-Sep-2013 23:09 Syria

Syria dismisses Obama as confused, moves troops - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2021731924_apsyriacrisis.html

Ministers reject calls for fresh debate over Syrian air strikes - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/01/ministers-reject-calls-syrian-air-strikes

Williams Hague denies he was set to quit over Syria vote - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/williams-hague-denies-he-was-set-to-quit-over-syria-vote-8793661.html

Scornful Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jov_M_adHqQ/story01.htm

Syria's Assad Remains Defiant, Opposition Disappointed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a9692d/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Eassad0Eremains0Edefiant0Eopposition0Edisappointed0Cstory0Did0F20A130A140A/story01.htm

A Look at Syria Developments Around the World :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a73a10/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Csyria0Edevelopments0Eworld0E20A12660A6/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F5ZTKQNp1fY/story01.htm

UPDATE 2-Iranian agency drops Rafsanjani remarks critical of Syrian government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3zdyeE7epBg/story01.htm

Stocks: Jobs, Syria in focus :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/zAR7o-sukRs/index.html

Iran ex-president says Syria govt launched gas attacks-news agency :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zEdIootfGXw/story01.htm

Senior House Republican: Syria Vote Would Fail if Held Today :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a8b856/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A90Csenior0Ehouse0Erepublican0Evote0Ein0Ehouse0Eto0Eauthorize0Estrike0Eon0Esyria0Ewould0Efail0Eif0Eheld0Etoday0C/story01.htm

Netanyahu mum on Obama's Syria delay but says Israel strong alone :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StIh9muovWk/story01.htm

Debate Begins on Question of a Strike on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad30/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cmcconnell0Eseeking0Econgress0Ebolsters0Epresidency0E20A127289/story01.htm

Possible US-Led Attack on Syria Sparks Rallies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad31/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cus0Eled0Eattack0Esyria0Esparks0Erallies0E20A126354/story01.htm

A hawkish Kerry emerges as point man in Obama's push to punish Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eeCHo5J0oyU/story01.htm

Analysis: Military action in Syria faces uncertain fate in Congress :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3Vo9H7nhwnc/story01.htm

White House Memo: President Pulls Lawmakers Into Box He Made :: The path to this moment on Syria has been more complicated than a single utterance about a red line.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/president-pulls-lawmakers-into-box-he-made.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria :: President Obama abruptly changed course by asking lawmakers, who are not due to return to town for more than a week, to give him authorization before he launches a limited military strike against Syria.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

How Obama Decided on Syria Course :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad35/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Chow0Epresident0Eobama0Edecided0Eto0Eseek0Econgressional0Eapproval0Efor0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Obama delays strike against Syria to seek Congress approval :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Republicans McCain, Graham say cannot support limited Syria strikes :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hKuYELecuCQ/story01.htm

How Might Russia Respond to an American Strike in Syria? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a45e82/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Erussia0Erespond0Eamerican0Estrike0Esyria0Cstory0Did0F20A120A835/story01.htm

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

Syrian rebels plan raids to exploit Western strikes: commander :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6x-TU8AZeUs/story01.htm


Syria

01-Sep-2013 22:08

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/emirates-executive-airbus-private-jet/index.html?eref�ition

01-Sep-2013 22:08 Syria

Members of Congress split over Syria decision - CNN (blog) :: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/09/01/members-of-congress-split-over-syria-decision/

John Kerry: US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use' - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23918889

Assad's 1000-tonne chemical weapons stockpile: Chilling details of huge ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2408439/Chilling-details-huge-arsenal-chemical-weapons-arsenal-stockpiled-Syria-revealed-tonight-French-spies.html

France keen on Syria action despite US delay - Times of Oman :: http://www.timesofoman.com/News/Article-21834.aspx

Scornful Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jov_M_adHqQ/story01.htm

Syria's Assad Remains Defiant, Opposition Disappointed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a9692d/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Eassad0Eremains0Edefiant0Eopposition0Edisappointed0Cstory0Did0F20A130A140A/story01.htm

A Look at Syria Developments Around the World :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a73a10/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Csyria0Edevelopments0Eworld0E20A12660A6/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F5ZTKQNp1fY/story01.htm

UPDATE 2-Iranian agency drops Rafsanjani remarks critical of Syrian government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3zdyeE7epBg/story01.htm

Iran ex-president says Syria govt launched gas attacks-news agency :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zEdIootfGXw/story01.htm

Senior House Republican: Syria Vote Would Fail if Held Today :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a8b856/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A90Csenior0Ehouse0Erepublican0Evote0Ein0Ehouse0Eto0Eauthorize0Estrike0Eon0Esyria0Ewould0Efail0Eif0Eheld0Etoday0C/story01.htm

Netanyahu mum on Obama's Syria delay but says Israel strong alone :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StIh9muovWk/story01.htm

Debate Begins on Question of a Strike on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad30/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cmcconnell0Eseeking0Econgress0Ebolsters0Epresidency0E20A127289/story01.htm

Possible US-Led Attack on Syria Sparks Rallies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad31/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cus0Eled0Eattack0Esyria0Esparks0Erallies0E20A126354/story01.htm

A hawkish Kerry emerges as point man in Obama's push to punish Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eeCHo5J0oyU/story01.htm

Analysis: Military action in Syria faces uncertain fate in Congress :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3Vo9H7nhwnc/story01.htm

White House Memo: President Pulls Lawmakers Into Box He Made :: The path to this moment on Syria has been more complicated than a single utterance about a red line.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/president-pulls-lawmakers-into-box-he-made.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria :: President Obama abruptly changed course by asking lawmakers, who are not due to return to town for more than a week, to give him authorization before he launches a limited military strike against Syria.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

How Obama Decided on Syria Course :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad35/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Chow0Epresident0Eobama0Edecided0Eto0Eseek0Econgressional0Eapproval0Efor0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Obama delays strike against Syria to seek Congress approval :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Republicans McCain, Graham say cannot support limited Syria strikes :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hKuYELecuCQ/story01.htm

How Might Russia Respond to an American Strike in Syria? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a45e82/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Erussia0Erespond0Eamerican0Estrike0Esyria0Cstory0Did0F20A120A835/story01.htm

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

President Obama to Speak on Crisis in Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a234ef/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Cpresident0Eobama0Eto0Espeak0Eon0Ecrisis0Ein0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Syrian rebels plan raids to exploit Western strikes: commander :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6x-TU8AZeUs/story01.htm


Syria

01-Sep-2013 21:07

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/emirates-executive-airbus-private-jet/index.html?eref�ition

01-Sep-2013 21:07 Obama

Obama surprised staff with decision on Syria - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/09/01/obama-surprises-aides-syria-congress-authorization/2752879/

Analysis: Putin sees chance to turn tables on Obama at G20 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UysHDM0MeTI/story01.htm

Scornful Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jov_M_adHqQ/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F5ZTKQNp1fY/story01.htm

Netanyahu mum on Obama's Syria delay but says Israel strong alone :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StIh9muovWk/story01.htm

A hawkish Kerry emerges as point man in Obama's push to punish Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eeCHo5J0oyU/story01.htm

Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria :: President Obama abruptly changed course by asking lawmakers, who are not due to return to town for more than a week, to give him authorization before he launches a limited military strike against Syria.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

How Obama Decided on Syria Course :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad35/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Chow0Epresident0Eobama0Edecided0Eto0Eseek0Econgressional0Eapproval0Efor0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Obama delays strike against Syria to seek Congress approval :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Op-Ed Columnist: War, What Is It Good For? :: Imagining President Obama's first draft.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/opinion/sunday/douthat-war-what-is-it-good-for.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

President Obama to Speak on Crisis in Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a234ef/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Cpresident0Eobama0Eto0Espeak0Eon0Ecrisis0Ein0Esyria0C/story01.htm


Obama

01-Sep-2013 20:05

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/emirates-executive-airbus-private-jet/index.html?eref�ition

01-Sep-2013 20:05 Syria

Obama's bid to Congress on Syria part of push for global backing - UN - Reuters India :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/09/01/syria-crisis-un-obama-idINDEE98005Q20130901

Kerry Casts Obama's Syria Decision as 'Courageous' - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/02/world/middleeast/syria.html

Syria air strikes: reaction to Barack Obama's decision to go to Congress - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/01/syria-air-strikes-obama-congress-world-reaction

Scornful Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jov_M_adHqQ/story01.htm

Syria's Assad Remains Defiant, Opposition Disappointed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a9692d/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Eassad0Eremains0Edefiant0Eopposition0Edisappointed0Cstory0Did0F20A130A140A/story01.htm

John Kerry says Syria chemical attack killed at least 1429 people - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-kerry-us-syria-chemical-attack-20130830,0,2222419.story

A Look at Syria Developments Around the World :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a73a10/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Csyria0Edevelopments0Eworld0E20A12660A6/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F5ZTKQNp1fY/story01.htm

UPDATE 2-Iranian agency drops Rafsanjani remarks critical of Syrian government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3zdyeE7epBg/story01.htm

Iran ex-president says Syria govt launched gas attacks-news agency :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zEdIootfGXw/story01.htm

Senior House Republican: Syria Vote Would Fail if Held Today :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a8b856/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A90Csenior0Ehouse0Erepublican0Evote0Ein0Ehouse0Eto0Eauthorize0Estrike0Eon0Esyria0Ewould0Efail0Eif0Eheld0Etoday0C/story01.htm

Netanyahu mum on Obama's Syria delay but says Israel strong alone :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StIh9muovWk/story01.htm

Debate Begins on Question of a Strike on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad30/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cmcconnell0Eseeking0Econgress0Ebolsters0Epresidency0E20A127289/story01.htm

Possible US-Led Attack on Syria Sparks Rallies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad31/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cus0Eled0Eattack0Esyria0Esparks0Erallies0E20A126354/story01.htm

A hawkish Kerry emerges as point man in Obama's push to punish Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eeCHo5J0oyU/story01.htm

Analysis: Military action in Syria faces uncertain fate in Congress :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3Vo9H7nhwnc/story01.htm

White House Memo: President Pulls Lawmakers Into Box He Made :: The path to this moment on Syria has been more complicated than a single utterance about a red line.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/president-pulls-lawmakers-into-box-he-made.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria :: President Obama abruptly changed course by asking lawmakers, who are not due to return to town for more than a week, to give him authorization before he launches a limited military strike against Syria.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

How Obama Decided on Syria Course :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad35/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Chow0Epresident0Eobama0Edecided0Eto0Eseek0Econgressional0Eapproval0Efor0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Obama delays strike against Syria to seek Congress approval :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Republicans McCain, Graham say cannot support limited Syria strikes :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hKuYELecuCQ/story01.htm

How Might Russia Respond to an American Strike in Syria? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a45e82/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Erussia0Erespond0Eamerican0Estrike0Esyria0Cstory0Did0F20A120A835/story01.htm

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

President Obama to Speak on Crisis in Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a234ef/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Cpresident0Eobama0Eto0Espeak0Eon0Ecrisis0Ein0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Syrian Civil War: What You Need to Know :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a060e0/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Csyrian0Ecivil0Ewar0Cstory0Did0F20A112311/story01.htm

Syrian rebels plan raids to exploit Western strikes: commander :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6x-TU8AZeUs/story01.htm

Experts Fear That U.S. Plan to Strike Syria Overlooks Risks :: Diplomats and others say President Obama's proposal to attack Syria fails to plan for risks like a surge in anti-Americanism and a wider regional conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/experts-fear-us-plan-to-strike-syria-overlooks-risks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Syria

01-Sep-2013 19:08

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blueberries cut type-2 diabetes risk :: Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23880701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lankans think U.N. is biased, president tells rights chief :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-9CtX7q3C0/story01.htm

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

01-Sep-2013 19:08 Syria

Kerry cites proof of sarin gas attack in building case against Syria - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/01/kerry-argues-obama-decision-for-congress-approval-on-syria/

Netanyahu: Israel is ready for every possible scenario on Syria - Al-Arabiya :: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2013/09/01/Israeli-army-on-high-alert-over-Syria-despite-postponed-U-S-strike-.html

US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use' - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23921855

John Kerry says Syria chemical attack killed at least 1429 people - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-kerry-us-syria-chemical-attack-20130830,0,2222419.story

Syria's Assad Remains Defiant, Opposition Disappointed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a9692d/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Eassad0Eremains0Edefiant0Eopposition0Edisappointed0Cstory0Did0F20A130A140A/story01.htm

A Look at Syria Developments Around the World :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a73a10/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Csyria0Edevelopments0Eworld0E20A12660A6/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F5ZTKQNp1fY/story01.htm

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jov_M_adHqQ/story01.htm

Iran ex-president says Syria govt launched gas attacks-news agency :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zEdIootfGXw/story01.htm

Senior House Republican: Syria Vote Would Fail if Held Today :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a8b856/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A90Csenior0Ehouse0Erepublican0Evote0Ein0Ehouse0Eto0Eauthorize0Estrike0Eon0Esyria0Ewould0Efail0Eif0Eheld0Etoday0C/story01.htm

Netanyahu mum on Obama's Syria delay but says Israel strong alone :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/StIh9muovWk/story01.htm

Debate Begins on Question of a Strike on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad30/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cmcconnell0Eseeking0Econgress0Ebolsters0Epresidency0E20A127289/story01.htm

Possible US-Led Attack on Syria Sparks Rallies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad31/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cus0Eled0Eattack0Esyria0Esparks0Erallies0E20A126354/story01.htm

A hawkish Kerry emerges as point man in Obama's push to punish Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eeCHo5J0oyU/story01.htm

Analysis: Military action in Syria faces uncertain fate in Congress :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3Vo9H7nhwnc/story01.htm

White House Memo: President Pulls Lawmakers Into Box He Made :: The path to this moment on Syria has been more complicated than a single utterance about a red line.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/president-pulls-lawmakers-into-box-he-made.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria :: President Obama abruptly changed course by asking lawmakers, who are not due to return to town for more than a week, to give him authorization before he launches a limited military strike against Syria.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/world/middleeast/syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

How Obama Decided on Syria Course :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a5ad35/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Chow0Epresident0Eobama0Edecided0Eto0Eseek0Econgressional0Eapproval0Efor0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Obama delays strike against Syria to seek Congress approval :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CCQEAeWl4w0/story01.htm

Obama will hold off on Syria strike until Congress has its say :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/A14EXKYm744/story01.htm

Analysis: Obama and Syria: The education of a reluctant war president :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/07f4qWcRBko/story01.htm

Republicans McCain, Graham say cannot support limited Syria strikes :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hKuYELecuCQ/story01.htm

How Might Russia Respond to an American Strike in Syria? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a45e82/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Csyria0Ecrisis0Erussia0Erespond0Eamerican0Estrike0Esyria0Cstory0Did0F20A120A835/story01.htm

Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a387da/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0CwireStory0Cobamas0Enational0Esecurity0Eteam0Esenators0E20A126166/story01.htm

President Obama to Speak on Crisis in Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a234ef/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C0A80Cpresident0Eobama0Eto0Espeak0Eon0Ecrisis0Ein0Esyria0C/story01.htm

Syrian Civil War: What You Need to Know :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a060e0/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Csyrian0Ecivil0Ewar0Cstory0Did0F20A112311/story01.htm

Putin Rejects Syria Weapons Accusations as 'Utter Nonsense' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/30a0efd0/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Crussian0Epresident0Eputin0Erejects0Esyria0Echemical0Eweapons0Eaccusations0Cstory0Did0F20A125419/story01.htm

Syrian rebels plan raids to exploit Western strikes: commander :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6x-TU8AZeUs/story01.htm

Experts Fear That U.S. Plan to Strike Syria Overlooks Risks :: Diplomats and others say President Obama's proposal to attack Syria fails to plan for risks like a surge in anti-Americanism and a wider regional conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/middleeast/experts-fear-us-plan-to-strike-syria-overlooks-risks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Syria

01-Sep-2013 18:04

In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23810875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23893802

UK recovery 'gathering momentum' :: The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23893789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How the Pisces III was rescued :: Forty years ago two Britons spent three days trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the seabed while a dramatic rescue operation was under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23862359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23885083#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blueberries cut type-2 diabetes risk :: Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23880701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Tanned' whales shed light on ageing :: Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23882667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Poverty 'saps mental resources' :: Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23881780#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Record-breaking roller coaster :: Six Flags Great America in Chicago announced plans to build Goliath, a new, record-breaking wooden roller coaster.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/exp-erin-sot-the-number-worlds-most-extreme-wooden-roller-coaster.cnn.html?eref�ition

Open Mic: Syria :: CNN asks Londoners their opinions on the Syrian crisis and how they would respond.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/29/natpkg-open-mic-uk-syria.cnn.html?eref�ition

N. Korea 'in grip of drugs epidemic' :: North Korea's sanction-hit regime has long been accused of drug trafficking as a source of hard currency, but a new report claims drug producers are finding a ready market closer to home and that as many as two-thirds of North Koreans have used methamphetamines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/north-korea-drugs/index.html?eref�ition

China plans moon landing :: China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/29/world/asia/china-space/index.html?eref�ition

Three abolishes some roaming charges :: Mobile phone operator, Three, abolishes roaming charges for its customers in seven countries.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23896896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More 'surprises', warn Syria hackers :: The hacking group behind recent attacks on the New York Times and Twitter tells the BBC it has "many surprises" to come for media companies.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23899140#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet me at the border ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Insurers show accidents near schools :: More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23899232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shops and cafes fight US patent trolls :: A group of US trade associations has launched an advertising campaign urging politicians to take action over patent trolls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23898080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drone strikes 'kill AQAP leaders' :: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen on Friday killed six militants, including two senior leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, four local security sources said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/world/meast/yemen-drone-strikes/index.html?eref�ition

Should countries be more like families? :: Roger Scruton on why countries should be more like families
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23895920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Foods that can fix your health problems :: Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/30/health/healthy-food-fix/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lankans think U.N. is biased, president tells rights chief :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/m-9CtX7q3C0/story01.htm

U.S. says 1,429 Syrians killed in August 21 chemical weapons attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vGJ0OgocTYA/story01.htm

US spying 'black budget' detailed :: A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" is revealed in files passed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23903310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the tiny twin baby pandas :: CNN's Alina Machado checks on the progress of the baby twin pandas born at the Atlanta Zoo in July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/30/newday-dnt-machado-baby-panda-twins-atlanta-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: London's paralympic legacy tested :: Former Paralympian, Ade Adepitan, and disability campaigner, Christiane Link, try to cross the London as fast as they can.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-radio-and-tv-23905641#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Large earthquake hits remote Alaska waters, no tsunami seen :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/AJnKFmB74C0/story01.htm

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gvEBdR1Bj7M/story01.htm

Syria says U.S. accusations were 'lies and baseless' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/shOBhL9RnMs/story01.htm

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur 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