Saturday, December 7, 2013

07-Dec-2013 23:57

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25241651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 readers' designs for a new union jack :: After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25222891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

De Kock bludgeons ton as South Africa overwhelm India in first ODI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ix-o72tPjaA/story01.htm

Bike share boom: 7 cities doing it right :: Back in the 1960s, Amsterdam city councilman Luud Schimmelpennink launched a plan to bring in 20,000 shared white bicycles to help combat the city's traffic snarls and reduce air pollution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/bike-share-boom-global-report/index.html?eref�ition

FACTBOX - Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/R8WUXr8K9kk/story01.htm

World honors Mandela as champion of freedom and reconciliation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/esAFUOXsiig/story01.htm

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Z65lGYpHrL8/story01.htm

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DBHJanNuY9U/story01.htm

Dubai thinks big with giant souk :: Dubai thinks big for Expo 2020 with giant, futuristic Arab souk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/dubai-world-expo-2020/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet :: Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25227592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee offers budget relief as subsidy pressure eases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/H8LC142XJ4A/story01.htm

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

Russian diplomats charged with fraud :: Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/russia-diplomats-medicaid-charges/index.html?eref�ition

Evacuations as storms sweep Europe :: Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland and eastern England Thursday, disrupting rail and road traffic as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/europe/europe-weather/index.html?eref�ition

Entertainment world mourns Mandela :: The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25255269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner :: Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10529266#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roaming sharks go home to give birth :: Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Mourning Mandela :: Images from South Africa and around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25251570#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Day in pictures: 6 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK growth 'hides disappointing news' :: Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25258963#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parliament plans Mandela tribute :: A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25258233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Altered Images: The blurred baroness :: Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25260507#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What we owe our kids on climate :: James Hansen says science tells us how to avoid devastating the planet through carbon emissions; all we need to do is act
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/hansen-climate-last-chance/index.html?eref�ition

School Reporters pay tribute to Mandela :: Hundreds of BBC School Reporters around the UK give their reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/25259421

Japan enacts strict state secrets law despite protests :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QxydfMXMWrY/story01.htm

AUDIO: Elba broke Mandela news at premiere :: The director of the new Nelson Mandela film describes how the premiere was halted at the news of the former president's death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25265265#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai protest leader vows final push to "victory" on Monday :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ItJzlmgGsEg/story01.htm

In pictures: These precious things :: What Filipinos saved from the rubble after Typhoon Haiyan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257917#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

777 lands sideways in wind :: Watch a Boeing 777 try to land at England's Birmingham Airport almost sideways and fail due to high winds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/06/seg-plane-wind.cnn.html?eref�ition

07-Dec-2013 23:57 10

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

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

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

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

Billionaire Charles Munger drops controversial Brentwood project - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-billionaire-charles-munger-drops-controversial-brentwood-project-20131113,0,3310975.story

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

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

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

Do not let Osborne tell you our troubles have been solved - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/liamhalligan/10503052/Do-not-let-Osborne-tell-you-our-troubles-have-been-solved.html

North Korea Deports Captive American War Vet Merrill Newman :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34894e72/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Cdetained0Ekorean0Ewar0Evet0Emerrill0Enewman0Edeported0Cstory0Did0F211310A35/story01.htm

Ford Fiesta 'car for lads' eBay advert with £500000 bid banned over ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jamie-rogers-ford-fiesta-ebay-2901060

A United States 'Spring' Coming? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348b9239/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cunited0Estates0Espring0Ecoming0Cstory0Did0F21110A756/story01.htm

Colorado baker discriminated by denying gay couple wedding cake: judge :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VCqYuO7-210/story01.htm

TIME 100 Persons Of The Century :: We've wrapped up our selection of the most influential people of the 20th century. Here is our complete list
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,991227,00.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

The iPhone Case Ryan Seacrest Has Put $1 Million Into :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34873fc6/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Ctypo0Eiphone0Ekeyboard0Ecase0Eryan0Eseacrest0Einvests0Emillion0Cstory0Did0F2112410A4/story01.htm


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07-Dec-2013 22:56

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25241651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 readers' designs for a new union jack :: After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25222891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

De Kock bludgeons ton as South Africa overwhelm India in first ODI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ix-o72tPjaA/story01.htm

Bike share boom: 7 cities doing it right :: Back in the 1960s, Amsterdam city councilman Luud Schimmelpennink launched a plan to bring in 20,000 shared white bicycles to help combat the city's traffic snarls and reduce air pollution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/bike-share-boom-global-report/index.html?eref�ition

FACTBOX - Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/R8WUXr8K9kk/story01.htm

World honors Mandela as champion of freedom and reconciliation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/esAFUOXsiig/story01.htm

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Z65lGYpHrL8/story01.htm

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DBHJanNuY9U/story01.htm

Dubai thinks big with giant souk :: Dubai thinks big for Expo 2020 with giant, futuristic Arab souk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/dubai-world-expo-2020/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet :: Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25227592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee offers budget relief as subsidy pressure eases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/H8LC142XJ4A/story01.htm

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

Russian diplomats charged with fraud :: Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/russia-diplomats-medicaid-charges/index.html?eref�ition

Evacuations as storms sweep Europe :: Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland and eastern England Thursday, disrupting rail and road traffic as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/europe/europe-weather/index.html?eref�ition

Entertainment world mourns Mandela :: The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25255269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner :: Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10529266#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roaming sharks go home to give birth :: Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Mourning Mandela :: Images from South Africa and around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25251570#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Sport as a weapon against racism :: "Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-sports/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 6 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK growth 'hides disappointing news' :: Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25258963#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parliament plans Mandela tribute :: A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25258233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Altered Images: The blurred baroness :: Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25260507#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What we owe our kids on climate :: James Hansen says science tells us how to avoid devastating the planet through carbon emissions; all we need to do is act
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/hansen-climate-last-chance/index.html?eref�ition

School Reporters pay tribute to Mandela :: Hundreds of BBC School Reporters around the UK give their reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/25259421

Japan enacts strict state secrets law despite protests :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QxydfMXMWrY/story01.htm

AUDIO: Elba broke Mandela news at premiere :: The director of the new Nelson Mandela film describes how the premiere was halted at the news of the former president's death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25265265#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai protest leader vows final push to "victory" on Monday :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ItJzlmgGsEg/story01.htm

In pictures: These precious things :: What Filipinos saved from the rubble after Typhoon Haiyan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257917#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

07-Dec-2013 22:56 10

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

The 10 Best Books of 2013 :: The year's best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/books/review/the-10-best-books-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Billionaire Charles Munger drops controversial Brentwood project - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-billionaire-charles-munger-drops-controversial-brentwood-project-20131113,0,3310975.story

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

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

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

North Korea Deports Captive American War Vet Merrill Newman :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34894e72/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Cdetained0Ekorean0Ewar0Evet0Emerrill0Enewman0Edeported0Cstory0Did0F211310A35/story01.htm

Ford Fiesta 'car for lads' eBay advert with £500000 bid banned over ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jamie-rogers-ford-fiesta-ebay-2901060

A United States 'Spring' Coming? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348b9239/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cunited0Estates0Espring0Ecoming0Cstory0Did0F21110A756/story01.htm

Colorado baker discriminated by denying gay couple wedding cake: judge :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VCqYuO7-210/story01.htm

Someone bought a $100,000 Tesla with Bitcoins :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/KlRJEUr13Hg/index.html

TIME 100 Persons Of The Century :: We've wrapped up our selection of the most influential people of the 20th century. Here is our complete list
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,991227,00.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

The iPhone Case Ryan Seacrest Has Put $1 Million Into :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34873fc6/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Ctypo0Eiphone0Ekeyboard0Ecase0Eryan0Eseacrest0Einvests0Emillion0Cstory0Did0F2112410A4/story01.htm


10

07-Dec-2013 21:55

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25241651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 readers' designs for a new union jack :: After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25222891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

De Kock bludgeons ton as South Africa overwhelm India in first ODI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ix-o72tPjaA/story01.htm

Tireless even in his 'retirement' years :: In June 2004, at the age of 85, and five years after stepping down as South Africa's president, Nelson Mandela announced he was "retiring from retirement" to spend more time with family and friends, telling journalists, "Don't call me, I'll call you."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-retirement-years/index.html?eref�ition

Bike share boom: 7 cities doing it right :: Back in the 1960s, Amsterdam city councilman Luud Schimmelpennink launched a plan to bring in 20,000 shared white bicycles to help combat the city's traffic snarls and reduce air pollution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/bike-share-boom-global-report/index.html?eref�ition

FACTBOX - Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/R8WUXr8K9kk/story01.htm

World honors Mandela as champion of freedom and reconciliation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/esAFUOXsiig/story01.htm

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Z65lGYpHrL8/story01.htm

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DBHJanNuY9U/story01.htm

Dubai thinks big with giant souk :: Dubai thinks big for Expo 2020 with giant, futuristic Arab souk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/dubai-world-expo-2020/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet :: Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25227592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee offers budget relief as subsidy pressure eases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/H8LC142XJ4A/story01.htm

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

Mandela: Man of many handshakes :: Anyone can shake hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-handshakes/index.html?eref�ition

Russian diplomats charged with fraud :: Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/russia-diplomats-medicaid-charges/index.html?eref�ition

The five lives of Nelson Mandela :: From revolutionary to revered statesman, Nelson Mandela left his inspirational mark on the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/05/five-lives-nelson-mandela-orig.cnn.html?eref�ition

Fake quotes flood social media :: Nelson Mandela said a lot of great things. But after his death, he's being widely credited on social media with a phrase he didn't utter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/nelson-mandela-fake-quote/index.html?eref�ition

Evacuations as storms sweep Europe :: Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland and eastern England Thursday, disrupting rail and road traffic as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/europe/europe-weather/index.html?eref�ition

Entertainment world mourns Mandela :: The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25255269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner :: Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10529266#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roaming sharks go home to give birth :: Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Mourning Mandela :: Images from South Africa and around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25251570#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Sport as a weapon against racism :: "Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-sports/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 6 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK growth 'hides disappointing news' :: Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25258963#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parliament plans Mandela tribute :: A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25258233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How a pop song helped free Mandela :: The anti-apartheid message was serious but the song could not be more upbeat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/showbiz/south-africa-mandela-protest-song/index.html?eref�ition

Altered Images: The blurred baroness :: Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25260507#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What we owe our kids on climate :: James Hansen says science tells us how to avoid devastating the planet through carbon emissions; all we need to do is act
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/hansen-climate-last-chance/index.html?eref�ition

07-Dec-2013 21:55 10

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

The 10 Best Books of 2013 :: The year's best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/books/review/the-10-best-books-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Billionaire Charles Munger drops controversial Brentwood project - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-billionaire-charles-munger-drops-controversial-brentwood-project-20131113,0,3310975.story

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

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

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

Paris Hilton's brother seeks medical treatment - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D120697

Carrie Underwood prays for haters - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D120696

North Korea Deports Captive American War Vet Merrill Newman :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34894e72/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Cdetained0Ekorean0Ewar0Evet0Emerrill0Enewman0Edeported0Cstory0Did0F211310A35/story01.htm

Ford Fiesta 'car for lads' eBay advert with £500000 bid banned over ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jamie-rogers-ford-fiesta-ebay-2901060

A United States 'Spring' Coming? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348b9239/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cunited0Estates0Espring0Ecoming0Cstory0Did0F21110A756/story01.htm

Colorado baker discriminated by denying gay couple wedding cake: judge :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VCqYuO7-210/story01.htm

TIME 100 Persons Of The Century :: We've wrapped up our selection of the most influential people of the 20th century. Here is our complete list
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,991227,00.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

The iPhone Case Ryan Seacrest Has Put $1 Million Into :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34873fc6/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Ctypo0Eiphone0Ekeyboard0Ecase0Eryan0Eseacrest0Einvests0Emillion0Cstory0Did0F2112410A4/story01.htm


10

07-Dec-2013 20:53

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25241651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 readers' designs for a new union jack :: After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25222891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

De Kock bludgeons ton as South Africa overwhelm India in first ODI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ix-o72tPjaA/story01.htm

Tireless even in his 'retirement' years :: In June 2004, at the age of 85, and five years after stepping down as South Africa's president, Nelson Mandela announced he was "retiring from retirement" to spend more time with family and friends, telling journalists, "Don't call me, I'll call you."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-retirement-years/index.html?eref�ition

Bike share boom: 7 cities doing it right :: Back in the 1960s, Amsterdam city councilman Luud Schimmelpennink launched a plan to bring in 20,000 shared white bicycles to help combat the city's traffic snarls and reduce air pollution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/bike-share-boom-global-report/index.html?eref�ition

FACTBOX - Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/R8WUXr8K9kk/story01.htm

World honors Mandela as champion of freedom and reconciliation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/esAFUOXsiig/story01.htm

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Z65lGYpHrL8/story01.htm

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DBHJanNuY9U/story01.htm

Dubai thinks big with giant souk :: Dubai thinks big for Expo 2020 with giant, futuristic Arab souk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/dubai-world-expo-2020/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet :: Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25227592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee offers budget relief as subsidy pressure eases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/H8LC142XJ4A/story01.htm

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

Mandela: Man of many handshakes :: Anyone can shake hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-handshakes/index.html?eref�ition

Russian diplomats charged with fraud :: Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/russia-diplomats-medicaid-charges/index.html?eref�ition

The five lives of Nelson Mandela :: From revolutionary to revered statesman, Nelson Mandela left his inspirational mark on the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/05/five-lives-nelson-mandela-orig.cnn.html?eref�ition

Fake quotes flood social media :: Nelson Mandela said a lot of great things. But after his death, he's being widely credited on social media with a phrase he didn't utter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/nelson-mandela-fake-quote/index.html?eref�ition

Evacuations as storms sweep Europe :: Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland and eastern England Thursday, disrupting rail and road traffic as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/europe/europe-weather/index.html?eref�ition

Entertainment world mourns Mandela :: The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25255269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner :: Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10529266#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roaming sharks go home to give birth :: Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Mourning Mandela :: Images from South Africa and around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25251570#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Sport as a weapon against racism :: "Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-sports/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 6 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK growth 'hides disappointing news' :: Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25258963#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parliament plans Mandela tribute :: A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25258233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How a pop song helped free Mandela :: The anti-apartheid message was serious but the song could not be more upbeat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/showbiz/south-africa-mandela-protest-song/index.html?eref�ition

Altered Images: The blurred baroness :: Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25260507#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What we owe our kids on climate :: James Hansen says science tells us how to avoid devastating the planet through carbon emissions; all we need to do is act
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/hansen-climate-last-chance/index.html?eref�ition

07-Dec-2013 20:53 10

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

The 10 Best Books of 2013 :: The year's best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/books/review/the-10-best-books-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Billionaire Charles Munger drops controversial Brentwood project - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-billionaire-charles-munger-drops-controversial-brentwood-project-20131113,0,3310975.story

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

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

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

North Korea Deports Captive American War Vet Merrill Newman :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34894e72/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Cdetained0Ekorean0Ewar0Evet0Emerrill0Enewman0Edeported0Cstory0Did0F211310A35/story01.htm

Ford Fiesta 'car for lads' eBay advert with £500000 bid banned over ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jamie-rogers-ford-fiesta-ebay-2901060

A United States 'Spring' Coming? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348b9239/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cunited0Estates0Espring0Ecoming0Cstory0Did0F21110A756/story01.htm

Colorado baker discriminated by denying gay couple wedding cake: judge :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VCqYuO7-210/story01.htm

TIME 100 Persons Of The Century :: We've wrapped up our selection of the most influential people of the 20th century. Here is our complete list
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,991227,00.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

The iPhone Case Ryan Seacrest Has Put $1 Million Into :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34873fc6/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Ctypo0Eiphone0Ekeyboard0Ecase0Eryan0Eseacrest0Einvests0Emillion0Cstory0Did0F2112410A4/story01.htm


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Beware! Crocodiles 'can hunt with sticks' :: If you're a bird, beware an alligator with a stick.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/us/crocodile-lures/index.html?eref�ition

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25241651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 readers' designs for a new union jack :: After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25222891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

De Kock bludgeons ton as South Africa overwhelm India in first ODI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ix-o72tPjaA/story01.htm

Tireless even in his 'retirement' years :: In June 2004, at the age of 85, and five years after stepping down as South Africa's president, Nelson Mandela announced he was "retiring from retirement" to spend more time with family and friends, telling journalists, "Don't call me, I'll call you."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-retirement-years/index.html?eref�ition

Bike share boom: 7 cities doing it right :: Back in the 1960s, Amsterdam city councilman Luud Schimmelpennink launched a plan to bring in 20,000 shared white bicycles to help combat the city's traffic snarls and reduce air pollution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/bike-share-boom-global-report/index.html?eref�ition

FACTBOX - Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/R8WUXr8K9kk/story01.htm

World honors Mandela as champion of freedom and reconciliation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/esAFUOXsiig/story01.htm

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Z65lGYpHrL8/story01.htm

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DBHJanNuY9U/story01.htm

Dubai thinks big with giant souk :: Dubai thinks big for Expo 2020 with giant, futuristic Arab souk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/dubai-world-expo-2020/index.html?eref�ition

Microsoft disrupts ZeroAccess botnet :: Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25227592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rupee offers budget relief as subsidy pressure eases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/H8LC142XJ4A/story01.htm

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

Mandela: Man of many handshakes :: Anyone can shake hands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-handshakes/index.html?eref�ition

Russian diplomats charged with fraud :: Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/russia-diplomats-medicaid-charges/index.html?eref�ition

The five lives of Nelson Mandela :: From revolutionary to revered statesman, Nelson Mandela left his inspirational mark on the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/05/five-lives-nelson-mandela-orig.cnn.html?eref�ition

Fake quotes flood social media :: Nelson Mandela said a lot of great things. But after his death, he's being widely credited on social media with a phrase he didn't utter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/nelson-mandela-fake-quote/index.html?eref�ition

Evacuations as storms sweep Europe :: Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland and eastern England Thursday, disrupting rail and road traffic as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/europe/europe-weather/index.html?eref�ition

Entertainment world mourns Mandela :: The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25255269#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: Aids campaigner :: Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-10529266#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Roaming sharks go home to give birth :: Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231563#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Mourning Mandela :: Images from South Africa and around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25251570#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Sport as a weapon against racism :: "Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-sports/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 6 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK growth 'hides disappointing news' :: Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25258963#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parliament plans Mandela tribute :: A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25258233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How a pop song helped free Mandela :: The anti-apartheid message was serious but the song could not be more upbeat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/showbiz/south-africa-mandela-protest-song/index.html?eref�ition

Altered Images: The blurred baroness :: Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25260507#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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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

The 10 Best Books of 2013 :: The year's best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/books/review/the-10-best-books-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

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

Billionaire Charles Munger drops controversial Brentwood project - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-billionaire-charles-munger-drops-controversial-brentwood-project-20131113,0,3310975.story

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

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

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

Pearl Harbor veterans mark 'day of infamy' - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/des_plaines/ct-pearl-harbor-remembrance-ceremony-met-20131207,0,4189010.story

Liverpool face anxious wait over Steven Gerrard after skipper limps off in West ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2519910/Liverpool-face-anxious-wait-Steven-Gerrard-skipper-limps-West-Ham-win.html

A United States 'Spring' Coming? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348b9239/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cunited0Estates0Espring0Ecoming0Cstory0Did0F21110A756/story01.htm

Colorado baker discriminated by denying gay couple wedding cake: judge :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VCqYuO7-210/story01.htm

North Korea Deports Captive American War Vet Merrill Newman :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34894e72/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Cdetained0Ekorean0Ewar0Evet0Emerrill0Enewman0Edeported0Cstory0Did0F211310A35/story01.htm

Cano Said to Leave for Mariners; Beltran Reportedly Heads to Yanks :: The Yankees offered $25 million annually along with their tradition and mystique, but they did not give Robinson Cano the one thing he wanted: a 10-year deal.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/07/sports/baseball/cano-leaves-yankees-for-10-year-deal-with-mariners.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

TIME 100 Persons Of The Century :: We've wrapped up our selection of the most influential people of the 20th century. Here is our complete list
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,991227,00.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

The iPhone Case Ryan Seacrest Has Put $1 Million Into :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34873fc6/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Ctypo0Eiphone0Ekeyboard0Ecase0Eryan0Eseacrest0Einvests0Emillion0Cstory0Did0F2112410A4/story01.htm


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