Wednesday, October 23, 2013

23-Oct-2013 23:14

'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

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Baldness breakthrough could be close :: British and American researchers say they could be a step closer to a cure for baldness.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24624245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ship that saved Einstein's life? :: Albert Einstein was one of 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to North America with the Red Star Line shipping company between 1873 and 1934.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/sport/red-star-line-museum-albert-einstein-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 22 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24623853#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marijuana 'safest' recreational drug :: Dan Riffle says adults who would prefer to use marijuana instead of alcohol should be free to do so
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/opinion/riffle-marijuana-safety/index.html?eref�ition

Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in Turkey as Syria clashes intensify :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MKrYnYV7A2s/story01.htm

In pictures: Across the Ravaged Land :: Nick Brandt's wildlife of East Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24616740#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Oct-2013 23:14 with

California boy with replica gun fatally shot by deputies: report :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UM8ZHONpHHY/story01.htm

Hall charged with 15 more child rapes - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3902755.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_10_23

Obama officials meet with insurance CEOs :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/p_UQ0C6bVDk/index.html

Critic on the Road: Germany's Culinary Stars :: Long overlooked by gastronomic tourists, Germany is flexing its culinary muscle, with chefs who honor their roots while heading in new directions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/dining/reviews/germanys-culinary-stars.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Recipe Lab: Discussing Chocolate With the Mast Brothers :: Join us for a video chat with the pioneering Brooklyn chocolate makers, and try their recipe for chocolate caramels with sea salt.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/dining/discussing-chocolate-with-the-mast-brothers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Facebook playing with fire by policing beheading videos :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/e_g-g16ZLQw/index.html

Editorial: The United States, Falling Behind :: An alarming report shows that American workers are poorly skilled compared with competitors abroad.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-united-states-falling-behind.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Apple Targets Microsoft Office With Free Apps :: The applications, which essentially duplicate Microsoft Office and used to cost $10 each, will now be free to anyone who buys a new Apple device.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/technology/with-new-apple-ipads-tablets-move-closer-to-passing-pcs-in-sales.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ride with a view: U.S. firm to offer balloon excursions to stratosphere :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cg19DjuwNTM/story01.htm

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

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

Renovation projects move forward with regents' approval - The Michigan Daily :: http://www.michigandaily.com/news/regents-approve-renovation-projects

10 Questions with Reggie Jackson :: The baseball star on the value of ego, his disappointments and why the Mets turned him down
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2154993,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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


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23-Oct-2013 22:13

'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

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Baldness breakthrough could be close :: British and American researchers say they could be a step closer to a cure for baldness.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24624245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ship that saved Einstein's life? :: Albert Einstein was one of 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to North America with the Red Star Line shipping company between 1873 and 1934.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/sport/red-star-line-museum-albert-einstein-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 22 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24623853#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marijuana 'safest' recreational drug :: Dan Riffle says adults who would prefer to use marijuana instead of alcohol should be free to do so
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/opinion/riffle-marijuana-safety/index.html?eref�ition

23-Oct-2013 22:12 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Now This Is Natural Food :: Can we break away from monoculture and eat perennial plants?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/bittman-now-this-is-natural-food.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Shanghai Secret :: How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/friedman-the-shanghai-secret.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Cry of the True Republican :: A traditional Republican asks of the current party activists: Have you no sense of responsibility?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-cry-of-the-true-republican.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 3 Roles of Michael J. Fox :: If Parkinson's disease is ever tamed, the actor will be a big part of the reason.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/nocera-the-3-roles-of-michael-j-fox.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Politicians' Extortion Racket :: A legal shakedown to extract campaign contributions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/politicians-extortion-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Fear vs. Radiation: The Mismatch :: Evidence that ionizing radiation is a relatively low health risk contradicts common fears.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/fear-vs-radiation-the-mismatch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'An Industry of Mediocrity' :: When will America learn how to teach its teachers?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/opinion/keller-an-industry-of-mediocrity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

23-Oct-2013 21:12

'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

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Baldness breakthrough could be close :: British and American researchers say they could be a step closer to a cure for baldness.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24624245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ship that saved Einstein's life? :: Albert Einstein was one of 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to North America with the Red Star Line shipping company between 1873 and 1934.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/sport/red-star-line-museum-albert-einstein-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 22 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24623853#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Marijuana 'safest' recreational drug :: Dan Riffle says adults who would prefer to use marijuana instead of alcohol should be free to do so
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/opinion/riffle-marijuana-safety/index.html?eref�ition

23-Oct-2013 21:12 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Now This Is Natural Food :: Can we break away from monoculture and eat perennial plants?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/bittman-now-this-is-natural-food.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Shanghai Secret :: How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/friedman-the-shanghai-secret.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Cry of the True Republican :: A traditional Republican asks of the current party activists: Have you no sense of responsibility?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-cry-of-the-true-republican.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 3 Roles of Michael J. Fox :: If Parkinson's disease is ever tamed, the actor will be a big part of the reason.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/nocera-the-3-roles-of-michael-j-fox.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Politicians' Extortion Racket :: A legal shakedown to extract campaign contributions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/politicians-extortion-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Fear vs. Radiation: The Mismatch :: Evidence that ionizing radiation is a relatively low health risk contradicts common fears.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/fear-vs-radiation-the-mismatch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'An Industry of Mediocrity' :: When will America learn how to teach its teachers?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/opinion/keller-an-industry-of-mediocrity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

23-Oct-2013 20:11

'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

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

'Frustrated' Obama promises fix for malfunctioning healthcare website :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YGj0JmzH8aM/story01.htm

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Baldness breakthrough could be close :: British and American researchers say they could be a step closer to a cure for baldness.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24624245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ship that saved Einstein's life? :: Albert Einstein was one of 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to North America with the Red Star Line shipping company between 1873 and 1934.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/sport/red-star-line-museum-albert-einstein-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 22 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 22 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24623853#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Oct-2013 20:11 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Now This Is Natural Food :: Can we break away from monoculture and eat perennial plants?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/bittman-now-this-is-natural-food.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Shanghai Secret :: How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/friedman-the-shanghai-secret.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Cry of the True Republican :: A traditional Republican asks of the current party activists: Have you no sense of responsibility?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-cry-of-the-true-republican.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 3 Roles of Michael J. Fox :: If Parkinson's disease is ever tamed, the actor will be a big part of the reason.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/nocera-the-3-roles-of-michael-j-fox.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Politicians' Extortion Racket :: A legal shakedown to extract campaign contributions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/politicians-extortion-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Fear vs. Radiation: The Mismatch :: Evidence that ionizing radiation is a relatively low health risk contradicts common fears.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/fear-vs-radiation-the-mismatch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'An Industry of Mediocrity' :: When will America learn how to teach its teachers?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/opinion/keller-an-industry-of-mediocrity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

23-Oct-2013 19:10

'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

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

'Frustrated' Obama promises fix for malfunctioning healthcare website :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YGj0JmzH8aM/story01.htm

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

Stunning pics capture vanishing tribes :: A photographer documents the world's last authentic tribes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/21/world/africa/tribal-beauty-photographer-vanishing/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Baldness breakthrough could be close :: British and American researchers say they could be a step closer to a cure for baldness.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24624245#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The ship that saved Einstein's life? :: Albert Einstein was one of 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to North America with the Red Star Line shipping company between 1873 and 1934.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/22/sport/red-star-line-museum-albert-einstein-ship/index.html?eref�ition

23-Oct-2013 19:10 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Shanghai Secret :: How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/friedman-the-shanghai-secret.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Cry of the True Republican :: A traditional Republican asks of the current party activists: Have you no sense of responsibility?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-cry-of-the-true-republican.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The 3 Roles of Michael J. Fox :: If Parkinson's disease is ever tamed, the actor will be a big part of the reason.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/nocera-the-3-roles-of-michael-j-fox.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Politicians' Extortion Racket :: A legal shakedown to extract campaign contributions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/politicians-extortion-racket.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Fear vs. Radiation: The Mismatch :: Evidence that ionizing radiation is a relatively low health risk contradicts common fears.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/opinion/fear-vs-radiation-the-mismatch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'An Industry of Mediocrity' :: When will America learn how to teach its teachers?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/opinion/keller-an-industry-of-mediocrity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

23-Oct-2013 18:09

'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

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

Life on a rescue boat in pictures :: The work of the RNLI through the lens of a lifeboatman
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24579995#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 21 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 21 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607472#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

'Frustrated' Obama promises fix for malfunctioning healthcare website :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YGj0JmzH8aM/story01.htm

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm

Stunning pics capture vanishing tribes :: A photographer documents the world's last authentic tribes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/21/world/africa/tribal-beauty-photographer-vanishing/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Safety at sea :: New recruits on a maritime training course
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama catches fainting woman :: Karmel Allison almost passed out behind the President during a Rose Garden speech, but says she feels better now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/21/bb-rosegarden-faint.cnn.html?eref�ition

23-Oct-2013 18:09 10

Baig: No big surprises, but welcome updates from Apple - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/baig/2013/10/22/first-impressions-apple-new-product-event-ipad-mac/3151723/

Deadly dog treats investigated by FDA | USA NOW video - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/usanow/2013/10/23/3169857/

Massachusetts Student Arrested For Murdering Teacher - TIME :: http://nation.time.com/2013/10/23/massachusetts-student-arrested-for-murdering-teacher/

White House Official Fired For Snarky Anonymous Twitter Feed - ABC News (blog) :: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/10/white-house-official-fired-for-snarky-anonymous-twitter-feed/

Minyanville: At Apple, investors still see evolution - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/10/23/minyanville-apple/3169817/

Pope expels German 'luxury bishop' from diocese - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/10/23/pope-francis-diocese-germany/3169225/

Raw: Spider invasion closes school in UK - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2013/10/23/3169709/

Dead Boston Marathon suspect tied to 2011 killings - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/23/tamerlan-tsarnaev-boston-marathon-2011-killings/3168731/

Sex slave couple jailed over deaf and mute girl kept in cellar - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/10/23/sex-slave-couple-jailed-over-deaf-and-mute-girl-kept-in-cellar-4158282/

How briefings became the new front in healthcare fight - Washington Post (blog) :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/10/23/the-newest-front-in-battle-over-health-care-law-who-gets-a-briefing/

Saudi Arabia needs the protection of the US - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/saudiarabia/10399987/Saudi-Arabia-needs-the-protection-of-the-US.html

Russia Putting a Strong Arm on Neighbors :: As Moldova and other former Soviet republics move to align themselves closer to Europe, Russia is pushing to retain its influence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/world/europe/russia-putting-a-strong-arm-on-neighbors.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Bank of England policymakers point to recovery - Boston Herald :: http://bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2013/10/bank_of_england_policymakers_point_to_recovery

Bits Blog: Start-Up Reinvents the Bicycle Wheel :: Superpedestrian announced Monday that it will begin selling the Copenhagen Wheel, which can make any bicycle into a motorized hybrid e-bike.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/start-up-literally-reinvents-the-bicycle-wheel/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Mars Atmosphere May Have Been Trapped Inside Planet's Rocks, Meteorite ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/23/mars-atmosphere-trapped-rocks_n_4144541.html

Angry at Prague, Artist Ensures He's Understood :: David Cerny is a sculptor known in the Czech Republic for provocative works that take on the authorities in his country.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/world/europe/artist-makes-public-criticism-of-czech-politics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Critic on the Road: Germany's Culinary Stars :: Long overlooked by gastronomic tourists, Germany is flexing its culinary muscle, with chefs who honor their roots while heading in new directions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/dining/reviews/germanys-culinary-stars.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Phys Ed: How Music Can Boost Our Workouts :: Making music — and not just listening to it — while exercising makes the exercise easier, a remarkable new experiment finds, suggesting that the human love of music may have evolved, in part, to ease physical effort.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/how-music-can-boost-our-workouts/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Feds: Info Boston Bomb Suspect 'Participated' in Triple Murder :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32cc0aff/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBlotter0Cfeds0Einfo0Eboston0Emarathon0Ebombing0Esuspect0Eparticipated0E20A110Cstory0Did0F20A652793/story01.htm

Editorial: The United States, Falling Behind :: An alarming report shows that American workers are poorly skilled compared with competitors abroad.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-united-states-falling-behind.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Koch Brother Wages 12-Year Fight Over Wind Farm :: The billionaire industrialist William I. Koch has donated about $5 million fighting Cape Wind, a vast wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/us/koch-brother-wages-12-year-fight-over-wind-farm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Now This Is Natural Food :: Can we break away from monoculture and eat perennial plants?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/bittman-now-this-is-natural-food.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Apple Targets Microsoft Office With Free Apps :: The applications, which essentially duplicate Microsoft Office and used to cost $10 each, will now be free to anyone who buys a new Apple device.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/technology/with-new-apple-ipads-tablets-move-closer-to-passing-pcs-in-sales.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

As Drug Costs Rise, Bending the Law Is One Remedy :: More Americans are buying medicine from foreign pharmacies, even though the Food and Drug Administration considers such imports illegal in most cases.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/health/as-drug-costs-rise-bending-the-law-is-one-remedy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Shanghai Secret :: How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/friedman-the-shanghai-secret.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Cry of the True Republican :: A traditional Republican asks of the current party activists: Have you no sense of responsibility?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/the-cry-of-the-true-republican.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Enigmatic Dickinson Revealed Online :: Manuscripts and even small jottings by Emily Dickinson that have long fascinated scholars and her fans are part of a new Web archive.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/books/enigmatic-dickinson-revealed-online.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The New Old Age: Controversy Over Statins for Older Patients :: Some experts question the use of statins by older patients who have no evidence of heart disease.
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/controversy-over-statins-for-older-patients/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix the Glitches :: What went wrong with the Obamacare site, and what to do about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/opinion/emanuel-how-to-fix-the-glitches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe


10

23-Oct-2013 17:08

'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

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

Life on a rescue boat in pictures :: The work of the RNLI through the lens of a lifeboatman
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24579995#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 21 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 21 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24607472#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Lessons from Hong Kong :: As Beijing touts a high-profile crackdown on corruption, experts say it should look south to Hong Kong as an example of a Chinese territory that has succeeded in cutting out the rot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-hong-kong-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's new poverty line :: Hong Kong, with its glittering skyscrapers and luxury malls, is home to some of the world's richest people but new government figures show that a fifth of its population lives in poverty.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/world/asia/hong-kong-poverty-line/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping in APEC box seat :: Courtesy of the U.S. government shutdown, Chinese President Xi Jinping finds himself in the box seat at his first Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as leader of the world's second largest economy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/world/asia/apec-obama-xi-putin/index.html?eref�ition

The good, bad and exiled :: After walking several blocks through New York's busy streets recently, I finally found Wang Juntao in the middle of Times Square, where the exiled Chinese dissident was holding a sit-down protest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-university-days-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Will smog choke Beijing ambition? :: International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend -- but it wasn't due to an outbreak of the yips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/beijing-pollution-golf-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

'2 million to police internet' :: China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country's secretive internet surveillance operations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/china-internet-monitors/index.html?eref�ition

Female suicide bomber attacks Russian bus, kills six :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jZY3AeBN-ks/story01.htm

France summons U.S. ambassador over spying report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GTv_QjAqfSs/story01.htm

Yahoo sought to 'pause' search rollout with Microsoft :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tKy5_f8vUyc/story01.htm

'Frustrated' Obama promises fix for malfunctioning healthcare website :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YGj0JmzH8aM/story01.htm

Nevada student shoots teacher dead; wounds two before killing self :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/n5VgEGfxg5A/story01.htm

Singer Kelly Clarkson ties the knot in Tennessee :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/j5i7sCdoXXQ/story01.htm

100 Women: Nigeria's wedding best :: Up close and personal with Nigeria's wedding guests
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24608667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cult of the French pastry chef :: In the last couple of years, patissiers have shot to stardom, joining the top ranks of France's celebrity chefs. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24609525#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outfoxing the urban fox :: Many might want to do something about urban foxes in their area. There's an increasingly popular and humane way to outwit them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. drone strikes killed Pakistani grandmother, laborers: Amnesty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YFJVUy4zmHw/story01.htm