Thursday, October 24, 2013

24-Oct-2013 23:38

'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

U.S., Israel differ on how to resolve Iran nuclear issue :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DV_VrykEwu0/story01.htm

SEC releases 'crowdfunding' rule :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VbBOfW_Z90U/story01.htm

Google lets you hand-write e-mails :: For many, typing has long overtaken handwriting as their primary word and sentence creation method. So much so that some schools no longer teach cursive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/tech/innovation/google-handwriting-support/index.html?eref�ition

Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NSHJrDq0NlQ/story01.htm

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/h7Y33hagVc4/story01.htm

Pakistan PM Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GbNObymUHKw/story01.htm

Germany says U.S. may have monitored Merkel's phone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GdkHK0Gbh9c/story01.htm

Champions League: Ibrahimovic stars as goals flow :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5n85bZkNMKk/story01.htm

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SbWQFlpcqs/story01.htm

Kennedy clan murder retrial ordered :: A Connecticut judge has ordered a new trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy who was convicted of murder in 2002.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/justice/michael-skakel-retrial/index.html?eref�ition

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets :: Straw houses and other secrets of cutting energy bills
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24550996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing :: Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24648526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asian shares try to find footing after tumble :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ooJJpy0GPb0/story01.htm

The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex :: The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24614830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are first-borns really smarter? :: I am a middle child, and I don't think my older sister would be too upset to hear me take issue with the latest study to find that first-born children do better in school than us kids who were born later. (Hint: I was the kid who loved school!)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/living/parents-first-borns-smarter-why/index.html?eref�ition

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oLOH9tkddMM/story01.htm

24-Oct-2013 23:37 Op-Ed

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: 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 Contributor: Ten Years a Prisoner :: Russia is an inseparable part of Europe, and can help to solve the challenge of unifying the Continent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/25/opinion/international/ten-years-a-prisoner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Twitter, Women and Power :: Research suggests that, in order to succeed, companies should start by promoting more women.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/opinion/kristof-twitter-women-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Web Sites and Grave Sites :: Republicans are pretending that they care about the problems encountered in signing up for a system that many of them are bent on destroying.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/opinion/blow-web-sites-and-grave-sites.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Biggest Economy Killer: Our Government :: The single biggest impediment to a stronger economic recovery has been the years of dysfunction in Washington and the policies that have emerged.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/opinion/rattner-the-biggest-economy-killer-our-government.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Oct-2013 22:37

'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

U.S., Israel differ on how to resolve Iran nuclear issue :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DV_VrykEwu0/story01.htm

SEC releases 'crowdfunding' rule :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VbBOfW_Z90U/story01.htm

Google lets you hand-write e-mails :: For many, typing has long overtaken handwriting as their primary word and sentence creation method. So much so that some schools no longer teach cursive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/tech/innovation/google-handwriting-support/index.html?eref�ition

Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NSHJrDq0NlQ/story01.htm

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/h7Y33hagVc4/story01.htm

Pakistan PM Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GbNObymUHKw/story01.htm

Germany says U.S. may have monitored Merkel's phone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GdkHK0Gbh9c/story01.htm

Champions League: Ibrahimovic stars as goals flow :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5n85bZkNMKk/story01.htm

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SbWQFlpcqs/story01.htm

Kennedy clan murder retrial ordered :: A Connecticut judge has ordered a new trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy who was convicted of murder in 2002.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/justice/michael-skakel-retrial/index.html?eref�ition

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets :: Straw houses and other secrets of cutting energy bills
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24550996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing :: Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24648526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asian shares try to find footing after tumble :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ooJJpy0GPb0/story01.htm

The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex :: The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24614830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are first-borns really smarter? :: I am a middle child, and I don't think my older sister would be too upset to hear me take issue with the latest study to find that first-born children do better in school than us kids who were born later. (Hint: I was the kid who loved school!)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/living/parents-first-borns-smarter-why/index.html?eref�ition

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oLOH9tkddMM/story01.htm

24-Oct-2013 22:37 10

Iowa TA Accidentally Emails Explicit Photos to Students :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cb3/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ciowa0Eta0Eaccidentally0Eemails0Esexually0Eexplicit0Ephotos0Eto0Estudents0C/story01.htm

Technology on the Thames :: The number of technology companies in East London has roughly quadrupled over the last four years, to around 1,400, according to government statistics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/technology/in-london-a-rising-silicon-upon-thames.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c55/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cbody0Eof0Ehiker0Elost0Eamid0Egovernment0Eshutdown0Ediscovered0Ein0Eidaho0C/story01.htm

Paul McCartney on Ending Feud With Yoko Ono :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cad/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cpaul0Emccartney0Eon0Eending0Efeud0Ewith0Eyoko0Eono0C/story01.htm

Fracking Fight Focuses on a New York Town's Ban :: A lawsuit against a zoning ordinance that effectively banning hydraulic fracturing in Dryden, N.Y., could decide the future of the oil and gas industry in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/court-case-on-fracking-ban-in-dryden-ny-may-have-wide-implications.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

A Wife Committed to Cruz's Ideals, but a Study in Contrasts to Him :: Heidi Nelson Cruz, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was not spared the fallout from Senator Ted Cruz's role in the Congressional fiscal showdown this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/politics/a-wife-committed-to-cruzs-ideals-but-a-study-in-contrasts-to-him.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Vatican Suspends German Bishop Accused of Lavish Spending on Himself :: Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the bishop of Limburg, has outraged Germans over his lavish spending on an official residence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/world/europe/vatican-suspends-german-bishop-known-for-spending.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

RWANDA - DRC - US: US ups pressure to end DRC's M23 rebellion :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131023-us-presses-end-drcs-m23-rebellion

Building Blocks: Relics of the Domino Sugar Refinery, Frozen in Time and Syrup :: What amazes visitors to the shuttered Williamsburg plant — whose sign would get a prominent new location in a redevelopment plan — is how palpable its history remains.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/sticky-relics-of-the-domino-sugar-refinery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ask an Expert: Advice About Assisted Living for Aging Relatives, Part 2 :: Debra Drelich, a specialist in geriatric care, answers questions on knowing when it's time for assisted living and how to avoid pitfalls in selection.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/booming/advice-about-assisted-living-for-aging-relatives-part-2.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

For Whom The Munger Tolles: A Peek At Partner Pay - Above the Law :: http://abovethelaw.com/2013/10/for-whom-the-munger-tolles-a-peek-at-partner-pay/

Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K :: A Stanford psychologist found that affluent children had learned 30 percent more words from 18 months to 2 years of age than children from low-income homes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/us/language-gap-study-bolsters-a-push-for-pre-k.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: How Safe Is Cycling? It's Hard to Say :: Although many cyclists have strong opinions on their sport's safety, there's not enough of the right data to make a conclusion.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/how-safe-is-cycling-its-hard-to-say/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Frugal Traveler: A Taste of Napa, on a Budget :: You don't have to spend a lot to have a lot of fun in California wine country. Here are some tips for seeing it the frugal way.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/travel/a-taste-of-napa-on-a-budget.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

University of Michigan governing board plans New York City trip in place of ... - The Flint Journal - MLive.com :: http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2013/10/university_of_michigan_governi_2.html

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/


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24-Oct-2013 21:36

'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

U.S., Israel differ on how to resolve Iran nuclear issue :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DV_VrykEwu0/story01.htm

SEC releases 'crowdfunding' rule :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VbBOfW_Z90U/story01.htm

Google lets you hand-write e-mails :: For many, typing has long overtaken handwriting as their primary word and sentence creation method. So much so that some schools no longer teach cursive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/tech/innovation/google-handwriting-support/index.html?eref�ition

Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NSHJrDq0NlQ/story01.htm

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/h7Y33hagVc4/story01.htm

Pakistan PM Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GbNObymUHKw/story01.htm

Germany says U.S. may have monitored Merkel's phone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GdkHK0Gbh9c/story01.htm

Champions League: Ibrahimovic stars as goals flow :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5n85bZkNMKk/story01.htm

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SbWQFlpcqs/story01.htm

Kennedy clan murder retrial ordered :: A Connecticut judge has ordered a new trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy who was convicted of murder in 2002.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/justice/michael-skakel-retrial/index.html?eref�ition

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets :: Straw houses and other secrets of cutting energy bills
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24550996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing :: Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24648526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asian shares try to find footing after tumble :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ooJJpy0GPb0/story01.htm

The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex :: The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24614830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are first-borns really smarter? :: I am a middle child, and I don't think my older sister would be too upset to hear me take issue with the latest study to find that first-born children do better in school than us kids who were born later. (Hint: I was the kid who loved school!)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/living/parents-first-borns-smarter-why/index.html?eref�ition

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oLOH9tkddMM/story01.htm

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Iowa TA Accidentally Emails Explicit Photos to Students :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cb3/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ciowa0Eta0Eaccidentally0Eemails0Esexually0Eexplicit0Ephotos0Eto0Estudents0C/story01.htm

Technology on the Thames :: The number of technology companies in East London has roughly quadrupled over the last four years, to around 1,400, according to government statistics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/technology/in-london-a-rising-silicon-upon-thames.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c55/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cbody0Eof0Ehiker0Elost0Eamid0Egovernment0Eshutdown0Ediscovered0Ein0Eidaho0C/story01.htm

Paul McCartney on Ending Feud With Yoko Ono :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cad/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cpaul0Emccartney0Eon0Eending0Efeud0Ewith0Eyoko0Eono0C/story01.htm

Fracking Fight Focuses on a New York Town's Ban :: A lawsuit against a zoning ordinance that effectively banning hydraulic fracturing in Dryden, N.Y., could decide the future of the oil and gas industry in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/court-case-on-fracking-ban-in-dryden-ny-may-have-wide-implications.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

A Wife Committed to Cruz's Ideals, but a Study in Contrasts to Him :: Heidi Nelson Cruz, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was not spared the fallout from Senator Ted Cruz's role in the Congressional fiscal showdown this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/politics/a-wife-committed-to-cruzs-ideals-but-a-study-in-contrasts-to-him.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Cop Buys Groceries for Woman Caught Shoplifting Food :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c1c/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cflorida0Ecop0Ebuys0E10A0A0Ein0Egroceries0Efor0Ewoman0Ecaught0Eshoplifting0Efood0C/story01.htm

Vatican Suspends German Bishop Accused of Lavish Spending on Himself :: Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the bishop of Limburg, has outraged Germans over his lavish spending on an official residence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/world/europe/vatican-suspends-german-bishop-known-for-spending.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

RWANDA - DRC - US: US ups pressure to end DRC's M23 rebellion :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131023-us-presses-end-drcs-m23-rebellion

Building Blocks: Relics of the Domino Sugar Refinery, Frozen in Time and Syrup :: What amazes visitors to the shuttered Williamsburg plant — whose sign would get a prominent new location in a redevelopment plan — is how palpable its history remains.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/sticky-relics-of-the-domino-sugar-refinery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ask an Expert: Advice About Assisted Living for Aging Relatives, Part 2 :: Debra Drelich, a specialist in geriatric care, answers questions on knowing when it's time for assisted living and how to avoid pitfalls in selection.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/booming/advice-about-assisted-living-for-aging-relatives-part-2.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

For Whom The Munger Tolles: A Peek At Partner Pay - Above the Law :: http://abovethelaw.com/2013/10/for-whom-the-munger-tolles-a-peek-at-partner-pay/

Stevenson Journal: Giving a Wife Her Front-Yard Grave, No Matter What :: Ever since James Davis granted his dying wife's wish to be laid to rest just off their front porch, he and the City of Stevenson, Ala., have been at odds.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/us/a-front-yard-burial-in-alabama-no-matter-what.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K :: A Stanford psychologist found that affluent children had learned 30 percent more words from 18 months to 2 years of age than children from low-income homes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/us/language-gap-study-bolsters-a-push-for-pre-k.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: How Safe Is Cycling? It's Hard to Say :: Although many cyclists have strong opinions on their sport's safety, there's not enough of the right data to make a conclusion.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/how-safe-is-cycling-its-hard-to-say/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Frugal Traveler: A Taste of Napa, on a Budget :: You don't have to spend a lot to have a lot of fun in California wine country. Here are some tips for seeing it the frugal way.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/travel/a-taste-of-napa-on-a-budget.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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24-Oct-2013 20:35

'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

U.S., Israel differ on how to resolve Iran nuclear issue :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DV_VrykEwu0/story01.htm

SEC releases 'crowdfunding' rule :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VbBOfW_Z90U/story01.htm

Google lets you hand-write e-mails :: For many, typing has long overtaken handwriting as their primary word and sentence creation method. So much so that some schools no longer teach cursive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/tech/innovation/google-handwriting-support/index.html?eref�ition

Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NSHJrDq0NlQ/story01.htm

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/h7Y33hagVc4/story01.htm

Pakistan PM Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GbNObymUHKw/story01.htm

Germany says U.S. may have monitored Merkel's phone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GdkHK0Gbh9c/story01.htm

Champions League: Ibrahimovic stars as goals flow :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5n85bZkNMKk/story01.htm

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SbWQFlpcqs/story01.htm

Kennedy clan murder retrial ordered :: A Connecticut judge has ordered a new trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy who was convicted of murder in 2002.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/justice/michael-skakel-retrial/index.html?eref�ition

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets :: Straw houses and other secrets of cutting energy bills
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24550996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing :: Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24648526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asian shares try to find footing after tumble :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ooJJpy0GPb0/story01.htm

The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex :: The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24614830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are first-borns really smarter? :: I am a middle child, and I don't think my older sister would be too upset to hear me take issue with the latest study to find that first-born children do better in school than us kids who were born later. (Hint: I was the kid who loved school!)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/living/parents-first-borns-smarter-why/index.html?eref�ition

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oLOH9tkddMM/story01.htm

24-Oct-2013 20:34 10

Iowa TA Accidentally Emails Explicit Photos to Students :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cb3/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ciowa0Eta0Eaccidentally0Eemails0Esexually0Eexplicit0Ephotos0Eto0Estudents0C/story01.htm

Technology on the Thames :: The number of technology companies in East London has roughly quadrupled over the last four years, to around 1,400, according to government statistics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/technology/in-london-a-rising-silicon-upon-thames.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c55/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cbody0Eof0Ehiker0Elost0Eamid0Egovernment0Eshutdown0Ediscovered0Ein0Eidaho0C/story01.htm

Paul McCartney on Ending Feud With Yoko Ono :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cad/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cpaul0Emccartney0Eon0Eending0Efeud0Ewith0Eyoko0Eono0C/story01.htm

Fracking Fight Focuses on a New York Town's Ban :: A lawsuit against a zoning ordinance that effectively banning hydraulic fracturing in Dryden, N.Y., could decide the future of the oil and gas industry in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/court-case-on-fracking-ban-in-dryden-ny-may-have-wide-implications.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

A Wife Committed to Cruz's Ideals, but a Study in Contrasts to Him :: Heidi Nelson Cruz, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was not spared the fallout from Senator Ted Cruz's role in the Congressional fiscal showdown this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/politics/a-wife-committed-to-cruzs-ideals-but-a-study-in-contrasts-to-him.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Cop Buys Groceries for Woman Caught Shoplifting Food :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c1c/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cflorida0Ecop0Ebuys0E10A0A0Ein0Egroceries0Efor0Ewoman0Ecaught0Eshoplifting0Efood0C/story01.htm

Vatican Suspends German Bishop Accused of Lavish Spending on Himself :: Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the bishop of Limburg, has outraged Germans over his lavish spending on an official residence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/world/europe/vatican-suspends-german-bishop-known-for-spending.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

RWANDA - DRC - US: US ups pressure to end DRC's M23 rebellion :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131023-us-presses-end-drcs-m23-rebellion

Building Blocks: Relics of the Domino Sugar Refinery, Frozen in Time and Syrup :: What amazes visitors to the shuttered Williamsburg plant — whose sign would get a prominent new location in a redevelopment plan — is how palpable its history remains.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/sticky-relics-of-the-domino-sugar-refinery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ask an Expert: Advice About Assisted Living for Aging Relatives, Part 2 :: Debra Drelich, a specialist in geriatric care, answers questions on knowing when it's time for assisted living and how to avoid pitfalls in selection.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/booming/advice-about-assisted-living-for-aging-relatives-part-2.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Eat: Do Not Fear a Beet Without Goat Cheese :: A dozen less familiar recipes for the notorious root.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/10/27/magazine/27-bittman-beets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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

For Whom The Munger Tolles: A Peek At Partner Pay - Above the Law :: http://abovethelaw.com/2013/10/for-whom-the-munger-tolles-a-peek-at-partner-pay/

Stevenson Journal: Giving a Wife Her Front-Yard Grave, No Matter What :: Ever since James Davis granted his dying wife's wish to be laid to rest just off their front porch, he and the City of Stevenson, Ala., have been at odds.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/us/a-front-yard-burial-in-alabama-no-matter-what.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K :: A Stanford psychologist found that affluent children had learned 30 percent more words from 18 months to 2 years of age than children from low-income homes.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/us/language-gap-study-bolsters-a-push-for-pre-k.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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24-Oct-2013 19:34

'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

U.S., Israel differ on how to resolve Iran nuclear issue :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DV_VrykEwu0/story01.htm

SEC releases 'crowdfunding' rule :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VbBOfW_Z90U/story01.htm

Google lets you hand-write e-mails :: For many, typing has long overtaken handwriting as their primary word and sentence creation method. So much so that some schools no longer teach cursive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/tech/innovation/google-handwriting-support/index.html?eref�ition

Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NSHJrDq0NlQ/story01.htm

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/h7Y33hagVc4/story01.htm

Pakistan PM Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GbNObymUHKw/story01.htm

Germany says U.S. may have monitored Merkel's phone :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GdkHK0Gbh9c/story01.htm

Champions League: Ibrahimovic stars as goals flow :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5n85bZkNMKk/story01.htm

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SbWQFlpcqs/story01.htm

Kennedy clan murder retrial ordered :: A Connecticut judge has ordered a new trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy who was convicted of murder in 2002.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/justice/michael-skakel-retrial/index.html?eref�ition

Straw houses and other energy saving secrets :: Straw houses and other secrets of cutting energy bills
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24550996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing :: Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24648526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asian shares try to find footing after tumble :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ooJJpy0GPb0/story01.htm

The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex :: The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24614830#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are first-borns really smarter? :: I am a middle child, and I don't think my older sister would be too upset to hear me take issue with the latest study to find that first-born children do better in school than us kids who were born later. (Hint: I was the kid who loved school!)
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/23/living/parents-first-borns-smarter-why/index.html?eref�ition

Bank of America liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oLOH9tkddMM/story01.htm

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Iowa TA Accidentally Emails Explicit Photos to Students :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cb3/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ciowa0Eta0Eaccidentally0Eemails0Esexually0Eexplicit0Ephotos0Eto0Estudents0C/story01.htm

Technology on the Thames :: The number of technology companies in East London has roughly quadrupled over the last four years, to around 1,400, according to government statistics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/technology/in-london-a-rising-silicon-upon-thames.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c55/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cbody0Eof0Ehiker0Elost0Eamid0Egovernment0Eshutdown0Ediscovered0Ein0Eidaho0C/story01.htm

Paul McCartney on Ending Feud With Yoko Ono :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87cad/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cpaul0Emccartney0Eon0Eending0Efeud0Ewith0Eyoko0Eono0C/story01.htm

Fracking Fight Focuses on a New York Town's Ban :: A lawsuit against a zoning ordinance that effectively banning hydraulic fracturing in Dryden, N.Y., could decide the future of the oil and gas industry in the state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/court-case-on-fracking-ban-in-dryden-ny-may-have-wide-implications.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

A Wife Committed to Cruz's Ideals, but a Study in Contrasts to Him :: Heidi Nelson Cruz, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was not spared the fallout from Senator Ted Cruz's role in the Congressional fiscal showdown this month.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/politics/a-wife-committed-to-cruzs-ideals-but-a-study-in-contrasts-to-him.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Cop Buys Groceries for Woman Caught Shoplifting Food :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d87c1c/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cflorida0Ecop0Ebuys0E10A0A0Ein0Egroceries0Efor0Ewoman0Ecaught0Eshoplifting0Efood0C/story01.htm

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

JonBenet Ramsey Judge Orders Documents Released :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32d4f5ec/sc/16/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Cjonbenet0Eramsey0Ejudge0Eorders0Egrand0Ejury0Edocuments0Ereleased0C/story01.htm

Vatican Suspends German Bishop Accused of Lavish Spending on Himself :: Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the bishop of Limburg, has outraged Germans over his lavish spending on an official residence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/world/europe/vatican-suspends-german-bishop-known-for-spending.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

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

RWANDA - DRC - US: US ups pressure to end DRC's M23 rebellion :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131023-us-presses-end-drcs-m23-rebellion

Building Blocks: Relics of the Domino Sugar Refinery, Frozen in Time and Syrup :: What amazes visitors to the shuttered Williamsburg plant — whose sign would get a prominent new location in a redevelopment plan — is how palpable its history remains.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/24/nyregion/sticky-relics-of-the-domino-sugar-refinery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ask an Expert: Advice About Assisted Living for Aging Relatives, Part 2 :: Debra Drelich, a specialist in geriatric care, answers questions on knowing when it's time for assisted living and how to avoid pitfalls in selection.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/booming/advice-about-assisted-living-for-aging-relatives-part-2.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Eat: Do Not Fear a Beet Without Goat Cheese :: A dozen less familiar recipes for the notorious root.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/10/27/magazine/27-bittman-beets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

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


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