Thursday, October 17, 2013

17-Oct-2013 23:52

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

Where ill people are locked in cages with hyenas :: Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, but few sufferers receive any medical help. Some are chained up, others are subject to even more brutal treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24539989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9c9RS8ouuUs/story01.htm

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6618i1-Zuc4/story01.htm

Al Libi, Libya and al Qaeda :: What you won't hear in court is how al Libi's trial may benefit al Qaeda, writes Nic Robertson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/meast/al-libi-analysis-nic-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

Bright poor 'held back for decades' :: The qualifications of adults now in their 40s, 50s and 60s were as much influenced by social background as intelligence, a long-term study finds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24551446#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico man with Asperger's wins case :: A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's wins the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24556860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

European Commission proposes airline carbon charge for EU airspace :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/IesgPOEQ1WQ/story01.htm

17-Oct-2013 23:52 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/bittman-should-you-eat-chicken.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Some Irish Need Not Apply :: The Emerald Isle faces new and uncomfortable questions about Irish identity and growing racial violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/some-irish-need-not-apply.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Make a Deal :: Wouldn't you agree, people, that the only thing more beautiful than the fall foliage is a budgetary can being kicked down the road?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/collins-lets-make-a-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax :: What's actually raising health care costs is a predatory industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/the-myth-of-the-medical-device-tax.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is Your Brain on Toxins :: What are the lessons from the human catastrophe of lead poisoning over so many decades?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/kristof-this-is-your-brain-on-toxins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Collapse :: Far-right elements of the House prefer to go down in a blaze of glory — or at least take the country down in one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/blow-republican-collapse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Tree Grows in Canada :: Canada views its constitution as "a living tree capable of growth and expansion." Such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/greenhouse-a-tree-grows-in-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare: The Rest of the Story :: A flood of newly insured Americans isn't the half of it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/opinion/keller-obamacare-the-rest-of-the-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

17-Oct-2013 22:51

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

Where ill people are locked in cages with hyenas :: Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, but few sufferers receive any medical help. Some are chained up, others are subject to even more brutal treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24539989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9c9RS8ouuUs/story01.htm

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6618i1-Zuc4/story01.htm

Al Libi, Libya and al Qaeda :: What you won't hear in court is how al Libi's trial may benefit al Qaeda, writes Nic Robertson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/meast/al-libi-analysis-nic-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

Bright poor 'held back for decades' :: The qualifications of adults now in their 40s, 50s and 60s were as much influenced by social background as intelligence, a long-term study finds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24551446#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico man with Asperger's wins case :: A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's wins the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24556860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

European Commission proposes airline carbon charge for EU airspace :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/IesgPOEQ1WQ/story01.htm

17-Oct-2013 22:51 U.S.

U.S. Congress plans last-minute votes to avert default :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/a44qwTrYyzo/story01.htm

Gridlock Has Cost U.S. Billions, and the Meter Is Still Running :: Damage to growth, employment and interest rates has already been extensive, economists say, even without a debt default and a continuation of the government shutdown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/business/economy/high-cost-to-the-economy-from-the-fiscal-impasse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Global stocks jump, bill yields fall on views U.S. debt deal close :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2k0Lg1IXmAY/story01.htm

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

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

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

Brinkmanship Harms U.S. Even as Shutdown Ends, Obama Says - Bloomberg :: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-17/brinkmanship-harms-u-s-even-as-shutdown-ends-obama-says.html

Dollar falls, Treasuries jump as U.S. debt deal relief fades :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uwhyuBttDZk/story01.htm

China not impressed by U.S. debt deal :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/lMUX6z4wdAk/index.html

Analysis: Washington becomes the biggest risk to the U.S. economy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YeNwC1R_2R0/story01.htm

Obama signs bill to end U.S. government shutdown, raise debt limit :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QDb9lr_BDdY/story01.htm

New Jersey voters elect Democrat Cory Booker to U.S. Senate :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7gpAp2Kn5io/story01.htm

Bill to spare U.S. economy from debt crisis also delivers favors :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UnKW4h6rFX0/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm


U.S.

17-Oct-2013 21:50

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Deadly gas explosion in Mexico :: An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24548588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

Where ill people are locked in cages with hyenas :: Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, but few sufferers receive any medical help. Some are chained up, others are subject to even more brutal treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24539989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9c9RS8ouuUs/story01.htm

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6618i1-Zuc4/story01.htm

Al Libi, Libya and al Qaeda :: What you won't hear in court is how al Libi's trial may benefit al Qaeda, writes Nic Robertson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/meast/al-libi-analysis-nic-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

Bright poor 'held back for decades' :: The qualifications of adults now in their 40s, 50s and 60s were as much influenced by social background as intelligence, a long-term study finds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24551446#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mexico man with Asperger's wins case :: A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's wins the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24556860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

17-Oct-2013 21:50 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Sorry, Kids. We Ate It All. :: The ones who will really get hit by all the cans we're kicking down the road are young people. Are they paying attention?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/friedman-sorry-kids-we-ate-it-all.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/bittman-should-you-eat-chicken.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Some Irish Need Not Apply :: The Emerald Isle faces new and uncomfortable questions about Irish identity and growing racial violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/some-irish-need-not-apply.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Make a Deal :: Wouldn't you agree, people, that the only thing more beautiful than the fall foliage is a budgetary can being kicked down the road?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/collins-lets-make-a-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax :: What's actually raising health care costs is a predatory industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/the-myth-of-the-medical-device-tax.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is Your Brain on Toxins :: What are the lessons from the human catastrophe of lead poisoning over so many decades?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/kristof-this-is-your-brain-on-toxins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Collapse :: Far-right elements of the House prefer to go down in a blaze of glory — or at least take the country down in one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/blow-republican-collapse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Tree Grows in Canada :: Canada views its constitution as "a living tree capable of growth and expansion." Such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/greenhouse-a-tree-grows-in-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare: The Rest of the Story :: A flood of newly insured Americans isn't the half of it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/opinion/keller-obamacare-the-rest-of-the-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

17-Oct-2013 20:49

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Deadly gas explosion in Mexico :: An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24548588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Teenagers facing 'sexting' pressure :: Six out of 10 teenagers say they have been asked for sexual images or videos, an NSPCC/ChildLine poll seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24560662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

Where ill people are locked in cages with hyenas :: Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, but few sufferers receive any medical help. Some are chained up, others are subject to even more brutal treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24539989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9c9RS8ouuUs/story01.htm

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6618i1-Zuc4/story01.htm

Can kindness movements make a difference? :: Would you put a stranger's litter in the bin?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24548023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Al Libi, Libya and al Qaeda :: What you won't hear in court is how al Libi's trial may benefit al Qaeda, writes Nic Robertson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/meast/al-libi-analysis-nic-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

17-Oct-2013 20:49 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Sorry, Kids. We Ate It All. :: The ones who will really get hit by all the cans we're kicking down the road are young people. Are they paying attention?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/friedman-sorry-kids-we-ate-it-all.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/bittman-should-you-eat-chicken.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Some Irish Need Not Apply :: The Emerald Isle faces new and uncomfortable questions about Irish identity and growing racial violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/some-irish-need-not-apply.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Make a Deal :: Wouldn't you agree, people, that the only thing more beautiful than the fall foliage is a budgetary can being kicked down the road?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/collins-lets-make-a-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax :: What's actually raising health care costs is a predatory industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/the-myth-of-the-medical-device-tax.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is Your Brain on Toxins :: What are the lessons from the human catastrophe of lead poisoning over so many decades?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/kristof-this-is-your-brain-on-toxins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Collapse :: Far-right elements of the House prefer to go down in a blaze of glory — or at least take the country down in one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/blow-republican-collapse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Tree Grows in Canada :: Canada views its constitution as "a living tree capable of growth and expansion." Such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/greenhouse-a-tree-grows-in-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare: The Rest of the Story :: A flood of newly insured Americans isn't the half of it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/opinion/keller-obamacare-the-rest-of-the-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

17-Oct-2013 19:48

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Deadly gas explosion in Mexico :: An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24548588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Teenagers facing 'sexting' pressure :: Six out of 10 teenagers say they have been asked for sexual images or videos, an NSPCC/ChildLine poll seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24560662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

Where ill people are locked in cages with hyenas :: Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, but few sufferers receive any medical help. Some are chained up, others are subject to even more brutal treatments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24539989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9c9RS8ouuUs/story01.htm

Harley-Davidson recalls over 29,000 motorcycles to fix clutch issues :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6618i1-Zuc4/story01.htm

Can kindness movements make a difference? :: Would you put a stranger's litter in the bin?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24548023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Al Libi, Libya and al Qaeda :: What you won't hear in court is how al Libi's trial may benefit al Qaeda, writes Nic Robertson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/meast/al-libi-analysis-nic-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

17-Oct-2013 19:48 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Sorry, Kids. We Ate It All. :: The ones who will really get hit by all the cans we're kicking down the road are young people. Are they paying attention?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/friedman-sorry-kids-we-ate-it-all.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/bittman-should-you-eat-chicken.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Some Irish Need Not Apply :: The Emerald Isle faces new and uncomfortable questions about Irish identity and growing racial violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/some-irish-need-not-apply.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Make a Deal :: Wouldn't you agree, people, that the only thing more beautiful than the fall foliage is a budgetary can being kicked down the road?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/collins-lets-make-a-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax :: What's actually raising health care costs is a predatory industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/the-myth-of-the-medical-device-tax.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is Your Brain on Toxins :: What are the lessons from the human catastrophe of lead poisoning over so many decades?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/kristof-this-is-your-brain-on-toxins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Collapse :: Far-right elements of the House prefer to go down in a blaze of glory — or at least take the country down in one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/blow-republican-collapse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Tree Grows in Canada :: Canada views its constitution as "a living tree capable of growth and expansion." Such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/greenhouse-a-tree-grows-in-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare: The Rest of the Story :: A flood of newly insured Americans isn't the half of it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/opinion/keller-obamacare-the-rest-of-the-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

17-Oct-2013 18:48

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Candid words at Iran nuclear talks :: James Reynolds on how Iranian minister's backache broke the ice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-24560357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deadly gas explosion in Mexico :: An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24548588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. Navy in Mediterranean rescue :: A U.S. Navy crew rescued more than 100 men from a raft in rough water in the central Mediterranean on Wednesday, the service said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/europe/navy-rescue-mediterranean/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Teenagers facing 'sexting' pressure :: Six out of 10 teenagers say they have been asked for sexual images or videos, an NSPCC/ChildLine poll seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24560662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

When is a Briton not a Briton? :: How do we define a sportsperson's nationality? The answer is complex and even illogical, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/24522180

Britain's women riders plan on track :: British Cycling says it is on course to achieve its target of getting one million more women cycling by 2020.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/24554568

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

China girls barred from 'boys' jobs' :: The jobs China just won't let women do
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24534782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

17-Oct-2013 18:48 U.S.

U.S. Congress plans last-minute votes to avert default :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/a44qwTrYyzo/story01.htm

Gridlock Has Cost U.S. Billions, and the Meter Is Still Running :: Damage to growth, employment and interest rates has already been extensive, economists say, even without a debt default and a continuation of the government shutdown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/business/economy/high-cost-to-the-economy-from-the-fiscal-impasse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Global stocks jump, bill yields fall on views U.S. debt deal close :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2k0Lg1IXmAY/story01.htm

Viewing U.S. in Fear and Dismay :: The world has reacted mostly with disbelief that a superpower could fall into such dysfunction.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/world/viewing-us-in-fear-and-dismay.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama signs debt bill :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CNzn1LRkXrQ/story01.htm

2 convicted killers mistakenly released in Florida - U.S. News & World Report :: http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2013/10/17/2-convicted-killers-mistakenly-released-in-florida

Dollar falls, Treasuries jump as U.S. debt deal relief fades :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uwhyuBttDZk/story01.htm

Analysis: Washington becomes the biggest risk to the U.S. economy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YeNwC1R_2R0/story01.htm

Obama signs bill to end U.S. government shutdown, raise debt limit :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QDb9lr_BDdY/story01.htm

New Jersey voters elect Democrat Cory Booker to U.S. Senate :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7gpAp2Kn5io/story01.htm

Bill to spare U.S. economy from debt crisis also delivers favors :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UnKW4h6rFX0/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm


U.S.

17-Oct-2013 17:46

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

You vs. Ghana president :: Is Africa on the cusp of change? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama shares his vision of the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/10/natpkg-orig-ireport-interview-ghana-president-mahama.cnn.html?eref�ition

Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r1NIKI-ubEc/story01.htm

Candid words at Iran nuclear talks :: James Reynolds on how Iranian minister's backache broke the ice
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-24560357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Deadly gas explosion in Mexico :: An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24548588#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Syria war: award-winning reports :: CNN senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh has won an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports from the front line of the war in Syria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/syrian-war-nick-paton-walsh-reflects/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. Navy in Mediterranean rescue :: A U.S. Navy crew rescued more than 100 men from a raft in rough water in the central Mediterranean on Wednesday, the service said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/world/europe/navy-rescue-mediterranean/index.html?eref�ition

Who Redford thinks can save America :: Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/16/showbiz/robert-redford-all-is-lost/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Teenagers facing 'sexting' pressure :: Six out of 10 teenagers say they have been asked for sexual images or videos, an NSPCC/ChildLine poll seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24560662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

When is a Briton not a Briton? :: How do we define a sportsperson's nationality? The answer is complex and even illogical, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/24522180

Britain's women riders plan on track :: British Cycling says it is on course to achieve its target of getting one million more women cycling by 2020.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/24554568

Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WjrSQVD5HP0/story01.htm

British lawmakers attack government "timidity" over Sri Lanka :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zdN0lOYGktI/story01.htm

Nearly 30 million people in slavery - index :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Su1CSth5Tfg/story01.htm

FACTBOX - Ten countries where slavery is most prevalent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WdaN_7GAlkA/story01.htm

U.S. eavesdropping agency chief, top deputy expected to depart soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tBXSgomZOlo/story01.htm

U.S. says talks intense, serious after Iran hints at atomic concessions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xpr189b6YOg/story01.htm

Canada to grant honorary citizenship to Malala Yousafzai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NDCbWXj6RmM/story01.htm

China girls barred from 'boys' jobs' :: The jobs China just won't let women do
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24534782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

17-Oct-2013 17:46 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Sorry, Kids. We Ate It All. :: The ones who will really get hit by all the cans we're kicking down the road are young people. Are they paying attention?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/friedman-sorry-kids-we-ate-it-all.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/bittman-should-you-eat-chicken.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor : Climbing Beyond Boehner's Reach :: When freedom is outlawed, only outlaws will be free. Or certain climbers in Yosemite National Park.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/climbing-beyond-boehners-reach.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Some Irish Need Not Apply :: The Emerald Isle faces new and uncomfortable questions about Irish identity and growing racial violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/some-irish-need-not-apply.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Make a Deal :: Wouldn't you agree, people, that the only thing more beautiful than the fall foliage is a budgetary can being kicked down the road?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/collins-lets-make-a-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax :: What's actually raising health care costs is a predatory industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/the-myth-of-the-medical-device-tax.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is Your Brain on Toxins :: What are the lessons from the human catastrophe of lead poisoning over so many decades?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/kristof-this-is-your-brain-on-toxins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Collapse :: Far-right elements of the House prefer to go down in a blaze of glory — or at least take the country down in one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/blow-republican-collapse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Tree Grows in Canada :: Canada views its constitution as "a living tree capable of growth and expansion." Such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opinion/greenhouse-a-tree-grows-in-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare: The Rest of the Story :: A flood of newly insured Americans isn't the half of it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/opinion/keller-obamacare-the-rest-of-the-story.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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