Monday, December 9, 2013

09-Dec-2013 23:45

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

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

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

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

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Why don't French books sell abroad? :: Are French authors too clever for English-speaking readers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25198154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy :: What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23041513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. singer out of 'Arabs Got Talent' :: American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/world/meast/american-arabs-got-talent/index.html?eref�ition

How I learned to love the sari :: There are a 108 ways of tying a sari, but Anu Anand had never learned one - until she went to sari school.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25270640#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

That disputed Warhol: Fawcett's final days :: They were the quintessential Hollywood couple -- she the "angel" with the dazzling smile, golden mane and poster-girl figure, he the golden boy whose onscreen "Love Story" was doomed by cancer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/showbiz/fawcett-oneal-warhol-trial/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Art + fashion = weird things happen :: Collaborations between artists and fashion houses are hotter than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/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

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yq2jXbXS5y0/story01.htm

Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BbrOk8cc5Nc/story01.htm

Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8odkM8W7OgM/story01.htm

Congress stumbles as opponent Modi marches on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/au2DFhx2IC8/story01.htm

Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine feted at Kennedy Center Honors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XMhnRGt4wos/story01.htm

MPs' pay rise 'fury' makes headlines :: There is anger in a number of Monday's papers at news that MPs are in line for an 11% pay rise after the next election.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25295054#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai PM calls snap election, protesters press on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WTan5HZSFn4/story01.htm

Commuter train crashes in Jakarta, 2 dead - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGRQu56pmu0rnfTYuQAvO727PFvQQ&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-129574-Commuter-train-crashes-in-Jakarta,-2-dead

VIDEO: British films honoured at awards :: Some of the year's cinematic highlights - from the touching story of Philomena to the graphic scenes in Filth - have been honoured at the British Independent Film Awards in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25297516#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

09-Dec-2013 23:44 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

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

Foreign foes together at Mandela funeral - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/08/58/foreign-foes-together-at-mandela-funeral

NSA spies infiltrate World of Warcraft, Second Life online games - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/games/nsa-spies-infiltrate-world-of-warcraft-second-life-online-games-20131210-2z2ep.html

Science 'solves' riddle of strange mounds - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/05/12/scientists-have-solved-the-mystery-of-mima-mounds

NASA reports on ancient Mars lake "a turning point" in search for life - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-mars-curiosity-life-gale-crater-20131209,0,1009235.story

Ice Storm Disrupts Travel in East - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304014504579248081310446284.html

An Inexpensive Way to Print Out Metal Parts - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/an-inexpensive-way-to-print-out-metal-parts.html

A $99 Tablet You Might Want :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349f2435/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Cmicrosoft0Eoffer0Edell0Evenue0Epro0Etablet0E10A0A0Etoday0Cstory0Did0F21150A529/story01.htm

Big Storm Causes Massive Pile-Ups Along East Coast :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349b47f1/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cbig0Estorm0Edumps0Esnow0Eeast0Ecoast0Etravel0Edicey0E21144754/story01.htm

Spies' Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls :: American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular :: Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram's 105.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/fashion/Moksha-Modo-a-New-Version-of-Bikram-Hot-Yoga-Is-Growing-Popular.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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09-Dec-2013 22:43

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

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

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

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

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Why don't French books sell abroad? :: Are French authors too clever for English-speaking readers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25198154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy :: What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23041513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. singer out of 'Arabs Got Talent' :: American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/world/meast/american-arabs-got-talent/index.html?eref�ition

How I learned to love the sari :: There are a 108 ways of tying a sari, but Anu Anand had never learned one - until she went to sari school.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25270640#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

That disputed Warhol: Fawcett's final days :: They were the quintessential Hollywood couple -- she the "angel" with the dazzling smile, golden mane and poster-girl figure, he the golden boy whose onscreen "Love Story" was doomed by cancer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/showbiz/fawcett-oneal-warhol-trial/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Art + fashion = weird things happen :: Collaborations between artists and fashion houses are hotter than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/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

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yq2jXbXS5y0/story01.htm

Brazil football season's violent end :: Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25294484#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BbrOk8cc5Nc/story01.htm

Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8odkM8W7OgM/story01.htm

Congress stumbles as opponent Modi marches on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/au2DFhx2IC8/story01.htm

Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine feted at Kennedy Center Honors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XMhnRGt4wos/story01.htm

MPs' pay rise 'fury' makes headlines :: There is anger in a number of Monday's papers at news that MPs are in line for an 11% pay rise after the next election.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25295054#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai PM calls snap election, protesters press on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WTan5HZSFn4/story01.htm

Commuter train crashes in Jakarta, 2 dead - The News International :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGRQu56pmu0rnfTYuQAvO727PFvQQ&url=http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-129574-Commuter-train-crashes-in-Jakarta,-2-dead

09-Dec-2013 22:43 10

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

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

127 hours adventurer arrested for suspected domestic violence - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/world/127-hours-adventurer-arrested-for-suspected-domestic-violence-20131210-hv512.html

Travel woes continue; stormy weather not done yet - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/article/20131209/NEWS07/312090104/Travel-woes-continue-stormy-weather-not-done-yet

Pub accused of mocking Glasgow tragedy with chalkboard sign reading '100 ... - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2520956/Pub-accused-mocking-Glasgow-tragedy-chalkboard-sign-reading-100-helicopter-proof.html

Don't make me go back to 'racist' Australia: Boat race protester - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/world/dont-make-me-go-back-to-racist-australia-boat-race-protester-20131210-hv4zt.html

Science 'solves' riddle of strange mounds - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/05/12/scientists-have-solved-the-mystery-of-mima-mounds

Big Storm Causes Massive Pile-Ups Along East Coast :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349b47f1/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cbig0Estorm0Edumps0Esnow0Eeast0Ecoast0Etravel0Edicey0E21144754/story01.htm

Spies' Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls :: American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular :: Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram's 105.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/fashion/Moksha-Modo-a-New-Version-of-Bikram-Hot-Yoga-Is-Growing-Popular.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


10

09-Dec-2013 21:42

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

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

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

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

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Why don't French books sell abroad? :: Are French authors too clever for English-speaking readers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25198154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 more whales found dead in Florida :: Eleven pilot whales were found dead Sunday in the lower Florida Keys, doubling the number of dead whales found in the past week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/us/florida-whales-stranded/index.html?eref�ition

Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy :: What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23041513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. singer out of 'Arabs Got Talent' :: American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/world/meast/american-arabs-got-talent/index.html?eref�ition

Is piracy possible on any object? :: Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25230078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How I learned to love the sari :: There are a 108 ways of tying a sari, but Anu Anand had never learned one - until she went to sari school.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25270640#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

That disputed Warhol: Fawcett's final days :: They were the quintessential Hollywood couple -- she the "angel" with the dazzling smile, golden mane and poster-girl figure, he the golden boy whose onscreen "Love Story" was doomed by cancer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/showbiz/fawcett-oneal-warhol-trial/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Pictures of shortlisted entries for top architecture competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Art + fashion = weird things happen :: Collaborations between artists and fashion houses are hotter than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/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

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yq2jXbXS5y0/story01.htm

Brazil football season's violent end :: Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25294484#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Profile: Florence mayor Matteo Renzi :: Politician Matteo Renzi vows to shake up left and win power
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25265945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BbrOk8cc5Nc/story01.htm

Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8odkM8W7OgM/story01.htm

South Korea expands defense zone :: In a move that is certain to anger China, South Korea has expanded its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/asia/china-korea-air-defense-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Congress stumbles as opponent Modi marches on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/au2DFhx2IC8/story01.htm

09-Dec-2013 21:42 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

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

'127 Hours' hero on domestic violence charge - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/06/20/127-hours-hero-on-domestic-violence-charge

Ukraine Raids Party's Office and Encircles Protesters - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/ukraine-unrest.html?hpw%26rref%3Dworld

Don't make me go back to 'racist' Australia: Boat race protester - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/world/dont-make-me-go-back-to-racist-australia-boat-race-protester-20131210-hv4zt.html

X Factor judge charged after newspaper sting - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/2013/12/10/05/41/x-factor-judge-charged-after-newspaper-sting

Science 'solves' riddle of strange mounds - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/05/12/scientists-have-solved-the-mystery-of-mima-mounds

Big Storm Causes Massive Pile-Ups Along East Coast :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349b47f1/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cbig0Estorm0Edumps0Esnow0Eeast0Ecoast0Etravel0Edicey0E21144754/story01.htm

Spies' Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls :: American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular :: Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram's 105.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/fashion/Moksha-Modo-a-New-Version-of-Bikram-Hot-Yoga-Is-Growing-Popular.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


10

09-Dec-2013 20:41

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

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

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

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

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Why don't French books sell abroad? :: Are French authors too clever for English-speaking readers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25198154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 more whales found dead in Florida :: Eleven pilot whales were found dead Sunday in the lower Florida Keys, doubling the number of dead whales found in the past week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/us/florida-whales-stranded/index.html?eref�ition

Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy :: What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23041513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. singer out of 'Arabs Got Talent' :: American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/world/meast/american-arabs-got-talent/index.html?eref�ition

Is piracy possible on any object? :: Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25230078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How I learned to love the sari :: There are a 108 ways of tying a sari, but Anu Anand had never learned one - until she went to sari school.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25270640#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

That disputed Warhol: Fawcett's final days :: They were the quintessential Hollywood couple -- she the "angel" with the dazzling smile, golden mane and poster-girl figure, he the golden boy whose onscreen "Love Story" was doomed by cancer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/showbiz/fawcett-oneal-warhol-trial/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Pictures of shortlisted entries for top architecture competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Art + fashion = weird things happen :: Collaborations between artists and fashion houses are hotter than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/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

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yq2jXbXS5y0/story01.htm

Brazil football season's violent end :: Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25294484#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Profile: Florence mayor Matteo Renzi :: Politician Matteo Renzi vows to shake up left and win power
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25265945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BbrOk8cc5Nc/story01.htm

Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8odkM8W7OgM/story01.htm

South Korea expands defense zone :: In a move that is certain to anger China, South Korea has expanded its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/asia/china-korea-air-defense-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Congress stumbles as opponent Modi marches on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/au2DFhx2IC8/story01.htm

09-Dec-2013 20:41 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

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

Coaches' curious votes in final regular-season poll - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2013/12/08/coaches-poll-final-regular-season-ballots/3910887/

Mystery of strange mounds 'solved' - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/12/10/05/12/scientists-have-solved-the-mystery-of-mima-mounds

X Factor judge charged after newspaper sting - Ninemsn :: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/2013/12/10/05/41/x-factor-judge-charged-after-newspaper-sting

Neighbour describes Bolton house fire which killed three - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/10506448/Neighbour-describes-Bolton-house-fire-which-killed-three.html

Big Storm Causes Massive Pile-Ups Along East Coast :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349b47f1/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cbig0Estorm0Edumps0Esnow0Eeast0Ecoast0Etravel0Edicey0E21144754/story01.htm

Spies' Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls :: American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular :: Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram's 105.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/fashion/Moksha-Modo-a-New-Version-of-Bikram-Hot-Yoga-Is-Growing-Popular.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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

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

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

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

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

N. Korea confirms Kim's uncle ousted :: In a move to squash dissent within North Korea's ruling elite, the once-powerful uncle of Leader Kim Jong Un was removed from his government position at a Ruling Workers' Party politburo meeting Sunday, North Korea's state news agency KCNA confirmed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/us/north-korea-leaders-uncle-ousted/index.html?eref�ition

Why don't French books sell abroad? :: Are French authors too clever for English-speaking readers?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25198154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How to encourage girls into 'boy-biased' A-levels :: A science teacher and her female students discuss how to break down the "gender bias" that seems to prevent many girls from studying science at A-level.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25243275#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 more whales found dead in Florida :: Eleven pilot whales were found dead Sunday in the lower Florida Keys, doubling the number of dead whales found in the past week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/us/florida-whales-stranded/index.html?eref�ition

Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy :: What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23041513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. singer out of 'Arabs Got Talent' :: American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/world/meast/american-arabs-got-talent/index.html?eref�ition

Is piracy possible on any object? :: Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25230078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How I learned to love the sari :: There are a 108 ways of tying a sari, but Anu Anand had never learned one - until she went to sari school.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25270640#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

That disputed Warhol: Fawcett's final days :: They were the quintessential Hollywood couple -- she the "angel" with the dazzling smile, golden mane and poster-girl figure, he the golden boy whose onscreen "Love Story" was doomed by cancer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/showbiz/fawcett-oneal-warhol-trial/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Pictures of shortlisted entries for top architecture competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Art + fashion = weird things happen :: Collaborations between artists and fashion houses are hotter than ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

Middle-aged drink and drugs warning :: People in their 40s have the highest rates of hospital admission for drug and alcohol abuse in England, a review says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25232818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Ultra competitive Johnson outduels Tiger at Sherwood :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yq2jXbXS5y0/story01.htm

Brazil football season's violent end :: Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25294484#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Profile: Florence mayor Matteo Renzi :: Politician Matteo Renzi vows to shake up left and win power
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25265945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BbrOk8cc5Nc/story01.htm

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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

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

Big Storm Causes Massive Pile-Ups Along East Coast :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/349b47f1/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cbig0Estorm0Edumps0Esnow0Eeast0Ecoast0Etravel0Edicey0E21144754/story01.htm

Spies' Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls :: American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular :: Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram's 105.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/fashion/Moksha-Modo-a-New-Version-of-Bikram-Hot-Yoga-Is-Growing-Popular.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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