Sunday, December 8, 2013

08-Dec-2013 23:20

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

How to take pics with imaginary girlfriend :: Rejoice, single travelers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/travel/japan-one-man-date-photo/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: The minute before we knew :: #BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25261153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DC-10 makes last passenger flight :: Some commercial jets receive soaring fanfare when they hang up their wings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/dc-10-last-flight/index.html?eref�ition

Inequality threatens the rich :: Frida Ghitis says conservatives should take note: Rising inequality is the proven enemy of stability and promotes extremism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/ghitis-conservatives-inequality/index.html?eref�ition

Spain face Dutch in repeat of final :: Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25268221

'Gay generation gap' over HIV? :: Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, released just before World AIDS Day.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/health/halkitis-hiv/index.html?eref�ition

Dylan's guitar sells for $965k :: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25273104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paul Walker :: Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/business/paul-walker-fast-furious-franchise/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HbR1n1Bx0gw/story01.htm

Historic global trade deal on ice as Cuba holds out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mA8wSW3zIG4/story01.htm

Obama: I try to answer Mandela's call :: U.S. President Barack Obama has made it no secret that he considers Nelson Mandela one of the great influences -- if not the greatest -- in his life and in the lives of countless others.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/politics/obama-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Saturn's amazing 'Hexagon' weather :: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/innovation/saturn-hexagon-nasa-cassini/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Parents 'to share new baby leave' :: The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25149861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dating on the move :: Rosie Tomkins meets with CEO of Tinder to learn how people are using their mobile devices to connect with possible partners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/14/spc-business-traveller-tinder-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

08-Dec-2013 23:20 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

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

10 Questions with Emma Thompson :: The only person with Oscars for acting and writing, the Brit talks nannies, money and dating Dr. House
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2159281,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

A Defining Month Lies Ahead for Arsenal - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304014504579246230466980784.html

The day Nelson Mandela called my name: Column - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/12/08/nelson-mandela-south-africa-media-column/3909107/

Missouri can't keep pace with Auburn, losing 59-42 in SEC championship - Kansas City Star :: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/07/4677410/missouri-cant-keep-pace-with-auburn.html

Five-year-old girl taken into care after her weight creeps over 10st - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/08/five-year-old-girl-taken-into-care-after-her-weight-creeps-over-10st-4222477/

MPs must show that they deserve a pay rise - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10504715/MPs-must-show-that-they-deserve-a-pay-rise.html

Record number of Swinging Sixties generation hospitalised for drug taking - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10504106/Record-number-of-Swinging-Sixties-generation-hospitalised-for-drug-taking.html

Man Trapped in Empty Dark Plane Cabin at Houston Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3491e3aa/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cman0Etrapped0Eempty0Edark0Eplane0Ecabin0Ehouston0Eairport0Cstory0Did0F21136820A/story01.htm

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FiyopCEBb9g/story01.htm

AP Reporter's Quest to Find Bodies Ends in Desert :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd2d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cap0Ereporters0Equest0Efind0Ebodies0Eends0Edesert0E21135413/story01.htm

Passengers Camp Out on Grounded Plane in Dallas Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd24/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cpassengers0Ecamp0Eout0Eon0Egrounded0Eplane0Ein0Edallas0Eairport0C/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

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


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08-Dec-2013 22:19

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

How to take pics with imaginary girlfriend :: Rejoice, single travelers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/travel/japan-one-man-date-photo/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: The minute before we knew :: #BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25261153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DC-10 makes last passenger flight :: Some commercial jets receive soaring fanfare when they hang up their wings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/dc-10-last-flight/index.html?eref�ition

Inequality threatens the rich :: Frida Ghitis says conservatives should take note: Rising inequality is the proven enemy of stability and promotes extremism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/ghitis-conservatives-inequality/index.html?eref�ition

Spain face Dutch in repeat of final :: Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25268221

'Gay generation gap' over HIV? :: Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, released just before World AIDS Day.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/health/halkitis-hiv/index.html?eref�ition

Dylan's guitar sells for $965k :: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25273104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paul Walker :: Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/business/paul-walker-fast-furious-franchise/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HbR1n1Bx0gw/story01.htm

Historic global trade deal on ice as Cuba holds out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mA8wSW3zIG4/story01.htm

Police Use Tear Gas to End Cairo Clashes - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNETxjDUOs1M-28Vp1aaXc1vzS62UA&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-egyptian-police-fire-tear-gas-to-end-cairo-clashes/1805100.html

Obama: I try to answer Mandela's call :: U.S. President Barack Obama has made it no secret that he considers Nelson Mandela one of the great influences -- if not the greatest -- in his life and in the lives of countless others.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/politics/obama-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Saturn's amazing 'Hexagon' weather :: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/innovation/saturn-hexagon-nasa-cassini/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Parents 'to share new baby leave' :: The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25149861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

08-Dec-2013 22:19 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

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

10 Questions with Emma Thompson :: The only person with Oscars for acting and writing, the Brit talks nannies, money and dating Dr. House
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2159281,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Man Trapped in Empty Dark Plane Cabin at Houston Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3491e3aa/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cman0Etrapped0Eempty0Edark0Eplane0Ecabin0Ehouston0Eairport0Cstory0Did0F21136820A/story01.htm

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FiyopCEBb9g/story01.htm

AP Reporter's Quest to Find Bodies Ends in Desert :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd2d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cap0Ereporters0Equest0Efind0Ebodies0Eends0Edesert0E21135413/story01.htm

Passengers Camp Out on Grounded Plane in Dallas Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd24/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cpassengers0Ecamp0Eout0Eon0Egrounded0Eplane0Ein0Edallas0Eairport0C/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

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


10

08-Dec-2013 21:18

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

How to take pics with imaginary girlfriend :: Rejoice, single travelers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/travel/japan-one-man-date-photo/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: The minute before we knew :: #BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25261153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DC-10 makes last passenger flight :: Some commercial jets receive soaring fanfare when they hang up their wings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/dc-10-last-flight/index.html?eref�ition

Inequality threatens the rich :: Frida Ghitis says conservatives should take note: Rising inequality is the proven enemy of stability and promotes extremism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/ghitis-conservatives-inequality/index.html?eref�ition

Spain face Dutch in repeat of final :: Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25268221

'Gay generation gap' over HIV? :: Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, released just before World AIDS Day.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/health/halkitis-hiv/index.html?eref�ition

Dylan's guitar sells for $965k :: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25273104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paul Walker :: Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/business/paul-walker-fast-furious-franchise/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HbR1n1Bx0gw/story01.htm

Historic global trade deal on ice as Cuba holds out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mA8wSW3zIG4/story01.htm

Obama: I try to answer Mandela's call :: U.S. President Barack Obama has made it no secret that he considers Nelson Mandela one of the great influences -- if not the greatest -- in his life and in the lives of countless others.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/politics/obama-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Saturn's amazing 'Hexagon' weather :: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/innovation/saturn-hexagon-nasa-cassini/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Parents 'to share new baby leave' :: The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25149861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dating on the move :: Rosie Tomkins meets with CEO of Tinder to learn how people are using their mobile devices to connect with possible partners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/14/spc-business-traveller-tinder-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

08-Dec-2013 21:18 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

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

10 Questions with Emma Thompson :: The only person with Oscars for acting and writing, the Brit talks nannies, money and dating Dr. House
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2159281,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

More than half of people living in poverty have a job - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/10504470/More-than-half-of-people-living-in-poverty-have-a-job.html

Ed Balls refuses to accept his response to Osborne's Autumn Statement was poor - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/uk-politics-video/10504411/Ed-Balls-refuses-to-accept-his-response-to-Osbornes-Autumn-Statement-was-poor.html

Selena Gomez allegedly stormed off stage at concert - TVNZ :: http://tvnz.co.nz/entertainment-news/selena-gomez-allegedly-stormed-off-stage-concert-5766106

Man Trapped in Empty Dark Plane Cabin at Houston Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3491e3aa/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cman0Etrapped0Eempty0Edark0Eplane0Ecabin0Ehouston0Eairport0Cstory0Did0F21136820A/story01.htm

Five-year-old girl taken into care after her weight creeps over 10st - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/08/five-year-old-girl-taken-into-care-after-her-weight-creeps-over-10st-4222477/

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FiyopCEBb9g/story01.htm

AP Reporter's Quest to Find Bodies Ends in Desert :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd2d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cap0Ereporters0Equest0Efind0Ebodies0Eends0Edesert0E21135413/story01.htm

Passengers Camp Out on Grounded Plane in Dallas Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd24/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cpassengers0Ecamp0Eout0Eon0Egrounded0Eplane0Ein0Edallas0Eairport0C/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

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


10

08-Dec-2013 20:16

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

How to take pics with imaginary girlfriend :: Rejoice, single travelers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/travel/japan-one-man-date-photo/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: The minute before we knew :: #BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25261153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DC-10 makes last passenger flight :: Some commercial jets receive soaring fanfare when they hang up their wings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/dc-10-last-flight/index.html?eref�ition

Inequality threatens the rich :: Frida Ghitis says conservatives should take note: Rising inequality is the proven enemy of stability and promotes extremism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/ghitis-conservatives-inequality/index.html?eref�ition

'Gay generation gap' over HIV? :: Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, released just before World AIDS Day.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/health/halkitis-hiv/index.html?eref�ition

Dylan's guitar sells for $965k :: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25273104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paul Walker :: Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/business/paul-walker-fast-furious-franchise/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HbR1n1Bx0gw/story01.htm

Historic global trade deal on ice as Cuba holds out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mA8wSW3zIG4/story01.htm

Obama: I try to answer Mandela's call :: U.S. President Barack Obama has made it no secret that he considers Nelson Mandela one of the great influences -- if not the greatest -- in his life and in the lives of countless others.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/politics/obama-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Saturn's amazing 'Hexagon' weather :: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/innovation/saturn-hexagon-nasa-cassini/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Parents 'to share new baby leave' :: The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25149861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dating on the move :: Rosie Tomkins meets with CEO of Tinder to learn how people are using their mobile devices to connect with possible partners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/14/spc-business-traveller-tinder-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

08-Dec-2013 20:16 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

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

10 Questions with Emma Thompson :: The only person with Oscars for acting and writing, the Brit talks nannies, money and dating Dr. House
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2159281,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

South Africa unites in prayer and song for Mandela - AFP :: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5htm1truWMBR-Rsk9dUDV6pQKsAiA?docId%3D821055fa-3792-42a8-8ea6-b012f2d0d860

FA Cup third round draw - The Sun (subscription) :: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sport/football/5309108/FA-Cup-third-round-draw.html

Man Trapped in Empty Dark Plane Cabin at Houston Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3491e3aa/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cman0Etrapped0Eempty0Edark0Eplane0Ecabin0Ehouston0Eairport0Cstory0Did0F21136820A/story01.htm

Five-year-old girl taken into care after her weight creeps over 10st - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/08/five-year-old-girl-taken-into-care-after-her-weight-creeps-over-10st-4222477/

Father of woman forced to have caesarean backs British court's decision - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10503980/Father-of-woman-forced-to-have-caesarean-backs-British-courts-decision.html

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FiyopCEBb9g/story01.htm

AP Reporter's Quest to Find Bodies Ends in Desert :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd2d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cap0Ereporters0Equest0Efind0Ebodies0Eends0Edesert0E21135413/story01.htm

Passengers Camp Out on Grounded Plane in Dallas Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd24/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cpassengers0Ecamp0Eout0Eon0Egrounded0Eplane0Ein0Edallas0Eairport0C/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

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


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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

How to take pics with imaginary girlfriend :: Rejoice, single travelers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/travel/japan-one-man-date-photo/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

VIDEO: The minute before we knew :: #BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25261153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DC-10 makes last passenger flight :: Some commercial jets receive soaring fanfare when they hang up their wings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/travel/dc-10-last-flight/index.html?eref�ition

Inequality threatens the rich :: Frida Ghitis says conservatives should take note: Rising inequality is the proven enemy of stability and promotes extremism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/opinion/ghitis-conservatives-inequality/index.html?eref�ition

'Gay generation gap' over HIV? :: Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, released just before World AIDS Day.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/health/halkitis-hiv/index.html?eref�ition

Dylan's guitar sells for $965k :: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25273104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Paul Walker :: Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/business/paul-walker-fast-furious-franchise/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HbR1n1Bx0gw/story01.htm

Historic global trade deal on ice as Cuba holds out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mA8wSW3zIG4/story01.htm

Obama: I try to answer Mandela's call :: U.S. President Barack Obama has made it no secret that he considers Nelson Mandela one of the great influences -- if not the greatest -- in his life and in the lives of countless others.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/politics/obama-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Saturn's amazing 'Hexagon' weather :: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/06/tech/innovation/saturn-hexagon-nasa-cassini/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Parents 'to share new baby leave' :: The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25149861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dating on the move :: Rosie Tomkins meets with CEO of Tinder to learn how people are using their mobile devices to connect with possible partners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/14/spc-business-traveller-tinder-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

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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 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

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

10 Questions with Emma Thompson :: The only person with Oscars for acting and writing, the Brit talks nannies, money and dating Dr. House
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2159281,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Arsenal FC vs Everton LIVE Commentary - Goal.com :: http://www.goal.com/en-gb/match/109370/arsenal-fc-vs-everton/play-by-play

Bird's-eye view of anti-government protests in Kiev - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/10504023/Birds-eye-view-of-anti-government-protests-in-Kiev.html

Selena Gomez storms off stage - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D120738

Man Trapped in Empty Dark Plane Cabin at Houston Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3491e3aa/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cman0Etrapped0Eempty0Edark0Eplane0Ecabin0Ehouston0Eairport0Cstory0Did0F21136820A/story01.htm

10 stone five-year-old taken into care in the UK - Irish Independent :: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/10-stone-fiveyearold-taken-into-care-in-the-uk-29819843.html

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100 :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FiyopCEBb9g/story01.htm

George Osborne's medicine is tonic, not cure - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/budget/10501734/George-Osbornes-medicine-is-tonic-not-cure.html

AP Reporter's Quest to Find Bodies Ends in Desert :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd2d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cap0Ereporters0Equest0Efind0Ebodies0Eends0Edesert0E21135413/story01.htm

Passengers Camp Out on Grounded Plane in Dallas Airport :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/348fcd24/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cpassengers0Ecamp0Eout0Eon0Egrounded0Eplane0Ein0Edallas0Eairport0C/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

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


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