Saturday, October 19, 2013

19-Oct-2013 23:39

Execution survivor to be hanged again :: For now, Alireza M. is a lucky man. But, like life itself, that may not last.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/world/meast/iran-execution-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. nuclear arms modernization plan misguided - scientists' group :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TUNTe6Z2lwE/story01.htm

Former NSEL CEO arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-WWOlpBJKt8/story01.htm

Rare saber-toothed whale found in Calif. :: Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/saber-toothed-whale-california/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Moment when gunmen strike shopping mall :: New CCTV footage of gunmen firing at shoppers during a siege at the Westgate shopping mall has been released.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24576800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Google profits boost share price :: Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24576694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drugs derived from deadly poisons :: The deadliest poisons are often central to the most important medicines, as Michael Mosley explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24551945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Australia bushfires :: More than 60 bushfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24566286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, China near pact aimed at keeping lid on border tension :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G3RK6uubhpY/story01.htm

INSIGHT - Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J8WLXknRJbk/story01.htm

Shutdown over, infighting continues :: Democrats and Republicans
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/politics/shutdown-over-main/index.html?eref�ition

New election in Maldives in doubt as challengers dither over list :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0bo6zssZh-U/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I escaped from sex slavery' :: Victim tells her story as new powers to crack down on modern slavery are introduced in a bid to end the trafficking of hundreds of men, women and children to the UK every year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24580080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Banned Amir praying ICC will grant him second chance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n2XBe0zGMa8/story01.htm

Exclusive - India gears up to launch interest rate futures - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/udxPYfCcta8/story01.htm

'Star Wars' set being swallowed by sand :: Parts of the Star Wars films were shot in the Tunisian Sahara Desert. The film set is a draw for tourists, but it will soon disappear under a sand dune.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/travel/star-wars-visit-taooine-sahara/index.html?eref�ition

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth :: One of the most dangerous asteroids on record made a near pass by Earth last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/asteroid-near-pass/index.html?eref�ition

Inferno in Australia ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

JFK assassination: Where were you? :: Where were you when you heard the news?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24572080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Apple's new iPhone 5C a flop? :: How did Apple's decision to unveil two iPhones fare?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/tech/mobile/iphone-5c-flop/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans got what they wanted :: With no time left on the clock, members of Congress finally reached a deal that would reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/opinion/zelizer-gop-victory/index.html?eref�ition

India probe into Wal-Mart investment moves to RBI - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fRywAUdWP54/story01.htm

Major piracy site to be shut down :: IsoHunt, a major website that indexed illegal files, is to close and pay $110m (£68m) to a US movie industry body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24580130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First flying car to go on sale in 2015 :: Massachusetts-based company, Terrafugia announced its first flying car will be available 2015. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/17/exp-erin-dnt-terrafugia-fly-car-coming-soon.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires :: A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24579409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 18 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 18 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

National teacher strike may go ahead :: Teaching unions say they will press ahead with plans for a one-day national strike before Christmas if the dispute is not resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24580222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human remains in NY teens' bags? :: Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/possible-human-remains-victorias-secret-bag/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Townsend took joke as a compliment :: Tottenham winger Andros Townsend took the joke Roy Hodgson told at half-time during England's world cup qualifier against Poland as a compliment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24580575

L&T net profit rises 7 pct, beats analyst estimates :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/uc605Ew6ka4/story01.htm

19-Oct-2013 23:39 10

The Food & Drink Issue: Remaking Tavern on the Green, One Fork at a Time :: The old restaurant is being resurrected by a couple of Philly guys who are willing to place a big bet. It starts with getting the details right.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/magazine/remaking-tavern-on-the-green-one-fork-at-a-time.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

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

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

Claudia Roth Pierpont's 'Roth Unbound' :: Claudia Roth Pierpont's look at Philip Roth's career is an authorized critical biography of the old school.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/books/review/claudia-roth-pierponts-roth-unbound.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: 'All Is Lost,' With Robert Redford at Sea :: In J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," Robert Redford is a sailor adrift in the Indian Ocean.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/all-is-lost-with-robert-redford-at-sea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Pursuits: Good Beer in Berlin? Finally, Yes :: In the last few years, new microbreweries, beer bars and bottle shops have opened in Berlin, challenging the city's reputation as a good-beer desert.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/travel/good-beer-in-berlin-finally-yes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Admit One: AMC Theaters Lure Moviegoers With Cushy Recliners :: To lure moviegoers, AMC Theaters have installed cushy red recliners to mimic the home-viewing experience.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/amc-theaters-lure-moviegoers-with-cushy-recliners.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: '12 Years a Slave' Holds Nothing Back in Show of Suffering :: Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," based on the true story of Solomon Northup, drives straight to the heart of the cruelties of oppression.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/12-years-a-slave-holds-nothing-back-in-show-of-suffering.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

ANALYSIS: FRANCE: Sexism in French politics - the comedian, the minister, the chicken and the floral dress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/environment/20131013-sexism-french-politics-comedian-minister-chicken-and-floral-dress

VIETNAM - FRANCE: Vast crowds pay tribute to Vietnam war hero General Giap :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20131013-vast-crowds-pay-tribute-vietnam-war-hero-general-giap

FRANCE - SENEGAL: Youssou N'Dour celebrates Africa at first Paris appearance for two years :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131013-youssou-ndour-celebrates-africa-first-paris-appearance-two-years

Biker pleads not guilty to assault in NYC melee - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/19/biker-pleads-not-guilty-to-assault-in-nyc-melee/3061303/

Titanic violin fetches record price at auction - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/titanic-violin-fetches-record-price-at-auction/2013/10/19/b1011d88-38da-11e3-ae46-e4248e75c8ea_story.html

Inside Farsala: the Roma camp in Greece where blonde four-year-old was found - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/greece/10390790/Inside-Farsala-the-Roma-camp-in-Greece-where-blonde-four-year-old-was-found.html

Violin played to passengers as Titanic sank sells for a record £900000 in auction - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/10/19/violin-played-to-passengers-as-titanic-sank-sells-for-a-record-900000-in-auction-4152670/

Windows 8.1: A bit square, sure, but WAIT! It has a Start button - Register :: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/18/windows_8_1_review/


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19-Oct-2013 22:55

Execution survivor to be hanged again :: For now, Alireza M. is a lucky man. But, like life itself, that may not last.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/world/meast/iran-execution-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. nuclear arms modernization plan misguided - scientists' group :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TUNTe6Z2lwE/story01.htm

Former NSEL CEO arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-WWOlpBJKt8/story01.htm

Rare saber-toothed whale found in Calif. :: Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/saber-toothed-whale-california/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Moment when gunmen strike shopping mall :: New CCTV footage of gunmen firing at shoppers during a siege at the Westgate shopping mall has been released.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24576800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Google profits boost share price :: Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24576694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drugs derived from deadly poisons :: The deadliest poisons are often central to the most important medicines, as Michael Mosley explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24551945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Australia bushfires :: More than 60 bushfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24566286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, China near pact aimed at keeping lid on border tension :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G3RK6uubhpY/story01.htm

INSIGHT - Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J8WLXknRJbk/story01.htm

Shutdown over, infighting continues :: Democrats and Republicans
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/politics/shutdown-over-main/index.html?eref�ition

New election in Maldives in doubt as challengers dither over list :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0bo6zssZh-U/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I escaped from sex slavery' :: Victim tells her story as new powers to crack down on modern slavery are introduced in a bid to end the trafficking of hundreds of men, women and children to the UK every year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24580080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Banned Amir praying ICC will grant him second chance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n2XBe0zGMa8/story01.htm

Exclusive - India gears up to launch interest rate futures - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/udxPYfCcta8/story01.htm

'Star Wars' set being swallowed by sand :: Parts of the Star Wars films were shot in the Tunisian Sahara Desert. The film set is a draw for tourists, but it will soon disappear under a sand dune.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/travel/star-wars-visit-taooine-sahara/index.html?eref�ition

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth :: One of the most dangerous asteroids on record made a near pass by Earth last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/asteroid-near-pass/index.html?eref�ition

Inferno in Australia ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

JFK assassination: Where were you? :: Where were you when you heard the news?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24572080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Apple's new iPhone 5C a flop? :: How did Apple's decision to unveil two iPhones fare?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/tech/mobile/iphone-5c-flop/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans got what they wanted :: With no time left on the clock, members of Congress finally reached a deal that would reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/opinion/zelizer-gop-victory/index.html?eref�ition

India probe into Wal-Mart investment moves to RBI - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fRywAUdWP54/story01.htm

Major piracy site to be shut down :: IsoHunt, a major website that indexed illegal files, is to close and pay $110m (£68m) to a US movie industry body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24580130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First flying car to go on sale in 2015 :: Massachusetts-based company, Terrafugia announced its first flying car will be available 2015. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/17/exp-erin-dnt-terrafugia-fly-car-coming-soon.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires :: A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24579409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which politician do you hate? :: Frida Ghitis says angry Americans should focus on how to change the political system by supporting moderate voices, not by indulging in hatred for elected officials
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/opinion/ghitis-politicians-hate/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 18 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

National teacher strike may go ahead :: Teaching unions say they will press ahead with plans for a one-day national strike before Christmas if the dispute is not resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24580222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human remains in NY teens' bags? :: Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/possible-human-remains-victorias-secret-bag/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Townsend took joke as a compliment :: Tottenham winger Andros Townsend took the joke Roy Hodgson told at half-time during England's world cup qualifier against Poland as a compliment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24580575

19-Oct-2013 22:55 10

The Food & Drink Issue: Remaking Tavern on the Green, One Fork at a Time :: The old restaurant is being resurrected by a couple of Philly guys who are willing to place a big bet. It starts with getting the details right.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/magazine/remaking-tavern-on-the-green-one-fork-at-a-time.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

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

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

Claudia Roth Pierpont's 'Roth Unbound' :: Claudia Roth Pierpont's look at Philip Roth's career is an authorized critical biography of the old school.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/books/review/claudia-roth-pierponts-roth-unbound.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: 'All Is Lost,' With Robert Redford at Sea :: In J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," Robert Redford is a sailor adrift in the Indian Ocean.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/all-is-lost-with-robert-redford-at-sea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Food & Drink Issue: 22 Hours in Balthazar :: Inside the world's most efficient, well-oiled potato-chipping machine.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/magazine/22-hours-in-balthazar.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Belgian Brewery Buys U.S. Maker of Craft Beers :: As global brewers take interest in American craft beers, Duvel Moortgat of Belgium has acquired the Boulevard Brewing Company, the United States' 12th-largest craft brewer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/business/belgian-brewery-buys-boulevard-a-us-craft-beer-maker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Pursuits: Good Beer in Berlin? Finally, Yes :: In the last few years, new microbreweries, beer bars and bottle shops have opened in Berlin, challenging the city's reputation as a good-beer desert.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/travel/good-beer-in-berlin-finally-yes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Admit One: AMC Theaters Lure Moviegoers With Cushy Recliners :: To lure moviegoers, AMC Theaters have installed cushy red recliners to mimic the home-viewing experience.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/amc-theaters-lure-moviegoers-with-cushy-recliners.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: '12 Years a Slave' Holds Nothing Back in Show of Suffering :: Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," based on the true story of Solomon Northup, drives straight to the heart of the cruelties of oppression.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/12-years-a-slave-holds-nothing-back-in-show-of-suffering.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

ANALYSIS: FRANCE: Sexism in French politics - the comedian, the minister, the chicken and the floral dress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/environment/20131013-sexism-french-politics-comedian-minister-chicken-and-floral-dress

VIETNAM - FRANCE: Vast crowds pay tribute to Vietnam war hero General Giap :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20131013-vast-crowds-pay-tribute-vietnam-war-hero-general-giap

FRANCE - SENEGAL: Youssou N'Dour celebrates Africa at first Paris appearance for two years :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131013-youssou-ndour-celebrates-africa-first-paris-appearance-two-years

Premier League: Arsenal stays on top while United stutters again - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2013/10/19/english-premier-league-arsenal-chelsea-win-manchester-united-draw/3056301/

Mystery girl in Roma camp 'abandoned by mother' - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/10/20/07/19/mystery-girl-in-roma-camp-abandoned

UPDATE 4-Soccer-Arsenal cruise, Chelsea win amid controversy - Reuters :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/19/soccer-england-idINL3N0I907L20131019


10

19-Oct-2013 21:37

Execution survivor to be hanged again :: For now, Alireza M. is a lucky man. But, like life itself, that may not last.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/world/meast/iran-execution-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. nuclear arms modernization plan misguided - scientists' group :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TUNTe6Z2lwE/story01.htm

Former NSEL CEO arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-WWOlpBJKt8/story01.htm

Rare saber-toothed whale found in Calif. :: Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/saber-toothed-whale-california/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Moment when gunmen strike shopping mall :: New CCTV footage of gunmen firing at shoppers during a siege at the Westgate shopping mall has been released.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24576800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Google profits boost share price :: Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24576694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drugs derived from deadly poisons :: The deadliest poisons are often central to the most important medicines, as Michael Mosley explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24551945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Australia bushfires :: More than 60 bushfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24566286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, China near pact aimed at keeping lid on border tension :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G3RK6uubhpY/story01.htm

INSIGHT - Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J8WLXknRJbk/story01.htm

Shutdown over, infighting continues :: Democrats and Republicans
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/politics/shutdown-over-main/index.html?eref�ition

New election in Maldives in doubt as challengers dither over list :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0bo6zssZh-U/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I escaped from sex slavery' :: Victim tells her story as new powers to crack down on modern slavery are introduced in a bid to end the trafficking of hundreds of men, women and children to the UK every year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24580080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Banned Amir praying ICC will grant him second chance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n2XBe0zGMa8/story01.htm

Exclusive - India gears up to launch interest rate futures - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/udxPYfCcta8/story01.htm

'Star Wars' set being swallowed by sand :: Parts of the Star Wars films were shot in the Tunisian Sahara Desert. The film set is a draw for tourists, but it will soon disappear under a sand dune.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/travel/star-wars-visit-taooine-sahara/index.html?eref�ition

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth :: One of the most dangerous asteroids on record made a near pass by Earth last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/asteroid-near-pass/index.html?eref�ition

Inferno in Australia ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

JFK assassination: Where were you? :: Where were you when you heard the news?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24572080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Apple's new iPhone 5C a flop? :: How did Apple's decision to unveil two iPhones fare?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/tech/mobile/iphone-5c-flop/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans got what they wanted :: With no time left on the clock, members of Congress finally reached a deal that would reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/opinion/zelizer-gop-victory/index.html?eref�ition

India probe into Wal-Mart investment moves to RBI - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fRywAUdWP54/story01.htm

Major piracy site to be shut down :: IsoHunt, a major website that indexed illegal files, is to close and pay $110m (£68m) to a US movie industry body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24580130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First flying car to go on sale in 2015 :: Massachusetts-based company, Terrafugia announced its first flying car will be available 2015. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/17/exp-erin-dnt-terrafugia-fly-car-coming-soon.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires :: A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24579409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which politician do you hate? :: Frida Ghitis says angry Americans should focus on how to change the political system by supporting moderate voices, not by indulging in hatred for elected officials
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/opinion/ghitis-politicians-hate/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 18 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

National teacher strike may go ahead :: Teaching unions say they will press ahead with plans for a one-day national strike before Christmas if the dispute is not resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24580222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human remains in NY teens' bags? :: Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/possible-human-remains-victorias-secret-bag/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Townsend took joke as a compliment :: Tottenham winger Andros Townsend took the joke Roy Hodgson told at half-time during England's world cup qualifier against Poland as a compliment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24580575

19-Oct-2013 21:37 over

Temple Grandin: What's Right with the Autistic Mind :: By focusing on deficits, we overlook the strengths of brains built differently
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2153096,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Unfulfilled Promise of Obamacare :: The Affordable Care Act was supposed to bring health coverage to the uninsured. As the law takes effect, the reality looks far different from the promise
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2153759,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Girl's discovery gives Ben Needham family 'great hope' - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-24597250

Farrell: Nobel winners have both rational and irrational covered - Minneapolis Star Tribune :: http://www.startribune.com/business/yourmoney/228388141.html

Sacha Baron Cohen had no 'creative differences' over Mercury project, claim ... - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/10/19/sacha-baron-cohen-had-no-creative-differences-over-mercury-project-claim-queen-members-4152686/

Minister backs HS2 amid row over benefits - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7ac46c42-38e0-11e3-a2ed-00144feab7de.html

Hit by Low Prices, Lobstermen Are at Odds in Maine and Canada :: A surplus of lobster has pushed down prices and stoked arguments over the coast of origin, and even which flag's catch is the tastiest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/business/international/hit-by-low-prices-lobstermen-at-odds-in-maine-and-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Girl trafficked into UK to have organs harvested, says Government report - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/girl-trafficked-into-uk-to-have-organs-harvested-says-government-report-8891520.html

Car bomb, clashes kill over 30 near Syrian capital :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jgT4zC4eujg/story01.htm

'Carrie' returns, with more blood, revenge and a feisty makeover :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/R8OIo01Tblk/story01.htm

California Sees Gridlock Ease in Governing :: New election rules in California, once a symbol of government dysfunction, may be having their desired effect of leaching some of the partisanship out of politics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/us/california-upends-its-image-of-legislative-dysfunction.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: From Beirut to Washington :: Covering the Middle East is helpful in explaining American politics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/opinion/sunday/from-beirut-to-washington.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Around the Block: Diesel Wagon: What'll They Think of Next? :: Volkswagen has been selling vehicles with diesel engines in the United States for years, and now it's also brought over the Jetta SportWagen diesel.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/automobiles/autoreviews/diesel-wagon-whatll-they-think-of-next.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Common Sense: No Ruling in Macy's v. Penney? Try This :: Macy's and J.C. Penney await a ruling from a judge in their legal dispute over Martha Stewart merchandise, but the law and facts are clear.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/business/without-a-verdict-fight-over-martha-stewart-languishes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Saudis reject Security Council seat, angry over Mideast inaction :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8DhECx1BjOs/story01.htm

U.S. Army Hones Antiterror Strategy for Africa, in Kansas :: The first-of-its-kind program will draw on the Army's storied First Infantry Division, based in Kansas, to conduct more than 100 missions in Africa over the next year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/world/africa/us-prepares-to-train-african-forces-to-fight-terror.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Softer Side of Pit Bulls :: A reviled breed gets a makeover
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2147287,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

TIME Cover Story: It's Time to Pay College Athletes :: College sports are mass entertainment. It's time to fully reward players for their work
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2151167,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


over

19-Oct-2013 20:36

Execution survivor to be hanged again :: For now, Alireza M. is a lucky man. But, like life itself, that may not last.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/world/meast/iran-execution-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. nuclear arms modernization plan misguided - scientists' group :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TUNTe6Z2lwE/story01.htm

Former NSEL CEO arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-WWOlpBJKt8/story01.htm

Rare saber-toothed whale found in Calif. :: Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/saber-toothed-whale-california/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Moment when gunmen strike shopping mall :: New CCTV footage of gunmen firing at shoppers during a siege at the Westgate shopping mall has been released.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24576800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Google profits boost share price :: Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24576694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drugs derived from deadly poisons :: The deadliest poisons are often central to the most important medicines, as Michael Mosley explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24551945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Australia bushfires :: More than 60 bushfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24566286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, China near pact aimed at keeping lid on border tension :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G3RK6uubhpY/story01.htm

INSIGHT - Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J8WLXknRJbk/story01.htm

Shutdown over, infighting continues :: Democrats and Republicans
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/politics/shutdown-over-main/index.html?eref�ition

New election in Maldives in doubt as challengers dither over list :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0bo6zssZh-U/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I escaped from sex slavery' :: Victim tells her story as new powers to crack down on modern slavery are introduced in a bid to end the trafficking of hundreds of men, women and children to the UK every year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24580080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Banned Amir praying ICC will grant him second chance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n2XBe0zGMa8/story01.htm

Exclusive - India gears up to launch interest rate futures - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/udxPYfCcta8/story01.htm

'Star Wars' set being swallowed by sand :: Parts of the Star Wars films were shot in the Tunisian Sahara Desert. The film set is a draw for tourists, but it will soon disappear under a sand dune.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/travel/star-wars-visit-taooine-sahara/index.html?eref�ition

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth :: One of the most dangerous asteroids on record made a near pass by Earth last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/asteroid-near-pass/index.html?eref�ition

Inferno in Australia ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

JFK assassination: Where were you? :: Where were you when you heard the news?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24572080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Apple's new iPhone 5C a flop? :: How did Apple's decision to unveil two iPhones fare?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/tech/mobile/iphone-5c-flop/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans got what they wanted :: With no time left on the clock, members of Congress finally reached a deal that would reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/opinion/zelizer-gop-victory/index.html?eref�ition

India probe into Wal-Mart investment moves to RBI - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fRywAUdWP54/story01.htm

Major piracy site to be shut down :: IsoHunt, a major website that indexed illegal files, is to close and pay $110m (£68m) to a US movie industry body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24580130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First flying car to go on sale in 2015 :: Massachusetts-based company, Terrafugia announced its first flying car will be available 2015. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/17/exp-erin-dnt-terrafugia-fly-car-coming-soon.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires :: A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24579409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which politician do you hate? :: Frida Ghitis says angry Americans should focus on how to change the political system by supporting moderate voices, not by indulging in hatred for elected officials
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/opinion/ghitis-politicians-hate/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 18 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

National teacher strike may go ahead :: Teaching unions say they will press ahead with plans for a one-day national strike before Christmas if the dispute is not resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24580222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human remains in NY teens' bags? :: Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/possible-human-remains-victorias-secret-bag/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Townsend took joke as a compliment :: Tottenham winger Andros Townsend took the joke Roy Hodgson told at half-time during England's world cup qualifier against Poland as a compliment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24580575

19-Oct-2013 20:36 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

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

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

Claudia Roth Pierpont's 'Roth Unbound' :: Claudia Roth Pierpont's look at Philip Roth's career is an authorized critical biography of the old school.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/books/review/claudia-roth-pierponts-roth-unbound.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: 'All Is Lost,' With Robert Redford at Sea :: In J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," Robert Redford is a sailor adrift in the Indian Ocean.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/all-is-lost-with-robert-redford-at-sea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Food & Drink Issue: 22 Hours in Balthazar :: Inside the world's most efficient, well-oiled potato-chipping machine.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/magazine/22-hours-in-balthazar.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Belgian Brewery Buys U.S. Maker of Craft Beers :: As global brewers take interest in American craft beers, Duvel Moortgat of Belgium has acquired the Boulevard Brewing Company, the United States' 12th-largest craft brewer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/business/belgian-brewery-buys-boulevard-a-us-craft-beer-maker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Pursuits: Good Beer in Berlin? Finally, Yes :: In the last few years, new microbreweries, beer bars and bottle shops have opened in Berlin, challenging the city's reputation as a good-beer desert.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/travel/good-beer-in-berlin-finally-yes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Admit One: AMC Theaters Lure Moviegoers With Cushy Recliners :: To lure moviegoers, AMC Theaters have installed cushy red recliners to mimic the home-viewing experience.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/amc-theaters-lure-moviegoers-with-cushy-recliners.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: '12 Years a Slave' Holds Nothing Back in Show of Suffering :: Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," based on the true story of Solomon Northup, drives straight to the heart of the cruelties of oppression.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/12-years-a-slave-holds-nothing-back-in-show-of-suffering.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Transcript: Warren Buffett at Fortune MPW - Fortune (blog) :: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/16/transcript-warren-buffett-at-fortune-mpw/

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

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

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

ANALYSIS: FRANCE: Sexism in French politics - the comedian, the minister, the chicken and the floral dress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/environment/20131013-sexism-french-politics-comedian-minister-chicken-and-floral-dress

VIETNAM - FRANCE: Vast crowds pay tribute to Vietnam war hero General Giap :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20131013-vast-crowds-pay-tribute-vietnam-war-hero-general-giap

FRANCE - SENEGAL: Youssou N'Dour celebrates Africa at first Paris appearance for two years :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131013-youssou-ndour-celebrates-africa-first-paris-appearance-two-years

Gerrard delight at 100th goal but regrets dropped points - Reuters India :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/19/soccer-england-gerrard-idINDEE99I04M20131019

Cory Booker's Win Exposes Glaring Senate Reality - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/19/cory-booker-win_n_4128783.html

Cardinals beat Dodgers to win 2013 NL pennant: NLCS grades - CBSSports.com :: http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/eye-on-baseball/24103662/cardinals-beat-dodgers-to-win-2013-nl-pennant-nlcs-grades


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Execution survivor to be hanged again :: For now, Alireza M. is a lucky man. But, like life itself, that may not last.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/world/meast/iran-execution-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. nuclear arms modernization plan misguided - scientists' group :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TUNTe6Z2lwE/story01.htm

Former NSEL CEO arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-WWOlpBJKt8/story01.htm

Rare saber-toothed whale found in Calif. :: Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/saber-toothed-whale-california/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Moment when gunmen strike shopping mall :: New CCTV footage of gunmen firing at shoppers during a siege at the Westgate shopping mall has been released.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24576800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Google profits boost share price :: Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24576694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drugs derived from deadly poisons :: The deadliest poisons are often central to the most important medicines, as Michael Mosley explains.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24551945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Australia bushfires :: More than 60 bushfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24566286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's economic growth speeds up? :: Is China's economic growth as breakneck as figures suggest?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24577043#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India, China near pact aimed at keeping lid on border tension :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/G3RK6uubhpY/story01.htm

INSIGHT - Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/J8WLXknRJbk/story01.htm

Shutdown over, infighting continues :: Democrats and Republicans
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/politics/shutdown-over-main/index.html?eref�ition

New election in Maldives in doubt as challengers dither over list :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0bo6zssZh-U/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I escaped from sex slavery' :: Victim tells her story as new powers to crack down on modern slavery are introduced in a bid to end the trafficking of hundreds of men, women and children to the UK every year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24580080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Banned Amir praying ICC will grant him second chance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n2XBe0zGMa8/story01.htm

Exclusive - India gears up to launch interest rate futures - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/udxPYfCcta8/story01.htm

'Star Wars' set being swallowed by sand :: Parts of the Star Wars films were shot in the Tunisian Sahara Desert. The film set is a draw for tourists, but it will soon disappear under a sand dune.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/travel/star-wars-visit-taooine-sahara/index.html?eref�ition

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth :: One of the most dangerous asteroids on record made a near pass by Earth last month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/asteroid-near-pass/index.html?eref�ition

Inferno in Australia ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

JFK assassination: Where were you? :: Where were you when you heard the news?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24572080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is Apple's new iPhone 5C a flop? :: How did Apple's decision to unveil two iPhones fare?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/tech/mobile/iphone-5c-flop/index.html?eref�ition

Republicans got what they wanted :: With no time left on the clock, members of Congress finally reached a deal that would reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/opinion/zelizer-gop-victory/index.html?eref�ition

India probe into Wal-Mart investment moves to RBI - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fRywAUdWP54/story01.htm

Major piracy site to be shut down :: IsoHunt, a major website that indexed illegal files, is to close and pay $110m (£68m) to a US movie industry body.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24580130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First flying car to go on sale in 2015 :: Massachusetts-based company, Terrafugia announced its first flying car will be available 2015. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/17/exp-erin-dnt-terrafugia-fly-car-coming-soon.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires :: A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24579409#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which politician do you hate? :: Frida Ghitis says angry Americans should focus on how to change the political system by supporting moderate voices, not by indulging in hatred for elected officials
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/opinion/ghitis-politicians-hate/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 18 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578642#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

National teacher strike may go ahead :: Teaching unions say they will press ahead with plans for a one-day national strike before Christmas if the dispute is not resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24580222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Human remains in NY teens' bags? :: Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/17/us/possible-human-remains-victorias-secret-bag/index.html?eref�ition

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

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

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

Claudia Roth Pierpont's 'Roth Unbound' :: Claudia Roth Pierpont's look at Philip Roth's career is an authorized critical biography of the old school.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/books/review/claudia-roth-pierponts-roth-unbound.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: 'All Is Lost,' With Robert Redford at Sea :: In J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," Robert Redford is a sailor adrift in the Indian Ocean.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/all-is-lost-with-robert-redford-at-sea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Belgian Brewery Buys U.S. Maker of Craft Beers :: As global brewers take interest in American craft beers, Duvel Moortgat of Belgium has acquired the Boulevard Brewing Company, the United States' 12th-largest craft brewer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/business/belgian-brewery-buys-boulevard-a-us-craft-beer-maker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Pursuits: Good Beer in Berlin? Finally, Yes :: In the last few years, new microbreweries, beer bars and bottle shops have opened in Berlin, challenging the city's reputation as a good-beer desert.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/travel/good-beer-in-berlin-finally-yes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Admit One: AMC Theaters Lure Moviegoers With Cushy Recliners :: To lure moviegoers, AMC Theaters have installed cushy red recliners to mimic the home-viewing experience.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/amc-theaters-lure-moviegoers-with-cushy-recliners.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Movie Review: '12 Years a Slave' Holds Nothing Back in Show of Suffering :: Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," based on the true story of Solomon Northup, drives straight to the heart of the cruelties of oppression.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/12-years-a-slave-holds-nothing-back-in-show-of-suffering.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Transcript: Warren Buffett at Fortune MPW - Fortune (blog) :: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/16/transcript-warren-buffett-at-fortune-mpw/

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

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

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

ANALYSIS: FRANCE: Sexism in French politics - the comedian, the minister, the chicken and the floral dress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/environment/20131013-sexism-french-politics-comedian-minister-chicken-and-floral-dress

VIETNAM - FRANCE: Vast crowds pay tribute to Vietnam war hero General Giap :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20131013-vast-crowds-pay-tribute-vietnam-war-hero-general-giap

FRANCE - SENEGAL: Youssou N'Dour celebrates Africa at first Paris appearance for two years :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131013-youssou-ndour-celebrates-africa-first-paris-appearance-two-years

Roma girl 'can return to France' - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24596210

Newcastle 2 Liverpool 2 match report: 10-man Magpies hold Reds to stalemate ... - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/newcastle-2-liverpool-2-match-report-10man-magpies-hold-reds-to-stalemate-as-gerrard-records-a-century-of-premier-league-goals-8891314.html

Hit by Low Prices, Lobstermen Are at Odds in Maine and Canada :: A surplus of lobster has pushed down prices and stoked arguments over the coast of origin, and even which flag's catch is the tastiest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/business/international/hit-by-low-prices-lobstermen-at-odds-in-maine-and-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Malala Yousafzai meets friends also injured in Taliban shooting one year after ... - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/10/19/malala-yousafzai-to-meet-up-with-friends-also-injured-in-taliban-shooting-one-year-after-attack-4152348/


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