Tuesday, December 10, 2013

10-Dec-2013 23:07

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

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

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

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

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

AUDIO: Iranian focus in new Homeland series :: Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25298493#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'The paramedics put safety first' :: Barbara Hakin, deputy chief executive of NHS England, has said it is "sometimes in the best interest of patients' safety that they remain in the ambulance after they have arrived at hospital".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25298066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This is actually an iPad painting. Really. :: Watching digital artist Kyle Lambert's stunning photo-realistic iPad paintings emerge from a blank screen is an awe-inspiring experience. The image of Morgan Freeman in the video above, created from a picture by Scott Gries, is so rich in detail that it is difficult to believe that you aren't looking at a photograph.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/stunning-photo-realistic-picture-morgan-freeman/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent' :: A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25301323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 9 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 9 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25298692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The world's most famous missing painting :: It's a century since the man who stole the Mona Lisa was caught. The theft helped make it the world's most famous painting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25241576#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cheating doctors: A real concern? :: In 2010, the American Board of Internal Medicine suspended or revoked the certification of 139 physicians for giving away or soliciting examination questions for a board review company.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/ruhnke-doctors-cheating/index.html?eref�ition

Sebastian Vettel's hometown pride :: CNN's Amanda Davies travels to Sebastian Vettel's hometown of Heppenheim in Germany.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/09/spc-circuit-vettel-home-town.cnn.html?eref�ition

Nokia offers $369 mln deposit to unfreeze Indian assets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hO76hI52BCw/story01.htm

Delhi elects only three women to its assembly :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/X0IOmXiUE_E/story01.htm

New rivals to 'Nessie' monster myth? :: Forget the Loch Ness Monster -- Scotland has a new pair of mythical beasts to bring in curious tourists. Standing 30 meters tall and utilizing six kilometers of steel, "The Kelpies" were seven years and $8 million in the making.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/sport/kelpies-loch-ness-scotland/index.html?eref�ition

Friend and foe, world leaders coming together for Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/b-7RhwjigD0/story01.htm

Russia state news agency gets controversial chief - Businessweek :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGn-aCZJGWVkxrpZxPeHMT_nGu_3g&url=http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-12-09/russia-news-agency-appoints-controversial-leader

Syria army holds Damascus-Homs road :: Syrian government forces are reported to have taken control of the motorway linking Damascus with the city of Homs, as well as the nearby town of Nabak.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-25299816#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Muslim militias in CAR: Power is ours :: A Muslim militia commander in the Central African Republic says his forces will stay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/africa/car-muslim-militia/index.html?eref�ition

How long before trips to the Moon? :: Tourists going beyond Earth's orbit could become reality if companies like Virgin Galactic realize their ambitions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/space-tourism/index.html?eref�ition

Governments 'spied on video games' :: Spies with surveillance agencies in the United States and United Kingdom may have spent time undercover as orcs and blood elves, infiltrating video games like "World of Warcraft" in a hunt for terrorists "hiding in plain sight" online.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/nsa-spying-video-games/index.html?eref�ition

10-Dec-2013 23:07 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

Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/texas-actress-ricin-obama/3956987/

Obama-Castro handshake - a sign of Mandela-like reconciliation? - Reuters Canada :: http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCABRE9B90YS20131210

Quotes from the Nelson Mandela service - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/12/10/nelson-mandela-service-quotes/3953975/

Video: Barra, Akerson on GM CEO transition - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/12/10/mary-barra-gm-ceo-career-women-in-business/3956509/

Obama hails Mandela as "last great liberator" - Philly.com :: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20131210_ap_cbd6ed990e9e496fb138af15e26ab72b.html

Eleanor Parker, baroness in 'Sound of Music,' dies at 91 - Reuters UK :: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/10/us-eleanorparker-idUKBRE9B90YY20131210

Search expands for missing Nev. family - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/nevada-family-snow-missing/3959303/

Ruling in favor of Fox News reporter major victory for freedom of the press - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/12/10/ruling-in-favor-fox-news-reporter-major-victory-for-freedom-press/

Volcker Rule should bring some order to financial reform - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/volcker-rule-should-bring-some-order-to-financial-reform/2013/12/10/f3ac8de6-61d1-11e3-8beb-3f9a9942850f_story.html

Brian Hutchinson: Lululemon founder isn't dead yet. He's just resting - National Post :: http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/12/10/brian-hutchinson-lululemon-founder-isnt-dead-yet-hes-just-resting/

Lorde in top 10 MTV artist of the year awards - TVNZ :: http://tvnz.co.nz/entertainment-news/lorde-in-top-10-mtv-artist-year-awards-5770165

Why must our governments be so incompetent at IT? - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/thunderer/article3945462.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_12_10

Police officer crashes patrol car into £250000 Ferrari in U-turn fail - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/10/police-officer-crashes-patrol-car-into-250000-ferrari-in-u-turn-fail-4225492/

Julie Andrews missed NBC's 'Sound of Music Live' - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2013/12/10/julie-andrews-sound-of-music-live/3957815/

Adam Sandler tops Forbes' 2013 most overpaid actor list - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) :: http://blog.sfgate.com/dailydish/2013/12/10/adam-sandler-tops-forbes-2013-most-overpaid-actor-list/

Google Chromecast Adds 10 Apps - InformationWeek :: http://www.informationweek.com/mobile/mobile-business/google-chromecast-adds-10-apps/d/d-id/1113017

200000 people apply to live on Mars - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/tech/innovation/mars-one-plan/

Faux Pas? Obama Poses for Selfie at Mandela Memorial :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34aa3d10/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cpresident0Eobama0Eposes0Eselfie0Enelson0Emandelas0Ememorial0Eservice0Cstory0Did0F21162957/story01.htm

Paul Walker remains moved to funeral home - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D120936

Samsung's $40,000 TV Channels Hilarious Amazon Reviews :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a93e04/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cbest0Eamazon0Ereviews0E40A0A0A0A0Esamsung0Eled0Esmart0Etv0Cstory0Did0F211610A99/story01.htm

Why Buffett Is Not The World's Best Value Investor - The Guru Investor :: http://theguruinvestor.com/2013/12/10/why-buffett-is-not-the-worlds-best-value-investor/

Man claims Samsung offered him booty for silence - Toronto Sun :: http://www.torontosun.com/2013/12/10/man-claims-samsung-offered-him-booty-for-silence-after-posting-video-of-charred-galaxy-s4


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10-Dec-2013 22:06

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

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

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

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

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

AUDIO: Iranian focus in new Homeland series :: Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25298493#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'The paramedics put safety first' :: Barbara Hakin, deputy chief executive of NHS England, has said it is "sometimes in the best interest of patients' safety that they remain in the ambulance after they have arrived at hospital".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25298066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This is actually an iPad painting. Really. :: Watching digital artist Kyle Lambert's stunning photo-realistic iPad paintings emerge from a blank screen is an awe-inspiring experience. The image of Morgan Freeman in the video above, created from a picture by Scott Gries, is so rich in detail that it is difficult to believe that you aren't looking at a photograph.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/stunning-photo-realistic-picture-morgan-freeman/index.html?eref�ition

BJP aims to ride momentum for 2014 after big state wins :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UzyGbq3bSNo/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent' :: A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25301323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 9 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 9 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25298692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. tech companies call for more controls on surveillance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/y2ygw33LrLw/story01.htm

The world's most famous missing painting :: It's a century since the man who stole the Mona Lisa was caught. The theft helped make it the world's most famous painting.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25241576#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cheating doctors: A real concern? :: In 2010, the American Board of Internal Medicine suspended or revoked the certification of 139 physicians for giving away or soliciting examination questions for a board review company.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/ruhnke-doctors-cheating/index.html?eref�ition

Sebastian Vettel's hometown pride :: CNN's Amanda Davies travels to Sebastian Vettel's hometown of Heppenheim in Germany.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/09/spc-circuit-vettel-home-town.cnn.html?eref�ition

China data boosts world shares, nerves hold over U.S. bond-buying taper :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3FcFG06HYbs/story01.htm

Nokia offers $369 mln deposit to unfreeze Indian assets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hO76hI52BCw/story01.htm

Delhi elects only three women to its assembly :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/X0IOmXiUE_E/story01.htm

Putin dissolves state news agency, tightens grip on Russia media :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/I2ah5lHxJJ8/story01.htm

New rivals to 'Nessie' monster myth? :: Forget the Loch Ness Monster -- Scotland has a new pair of mythical beasts to bring in curious tourists. Standing 30 meters tall and utilizing six kilometers of steel, "The Kelpies" were seven years and $8 million in the making.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/sport/kelpies-loch-ness-scotland/index.html?eref�ition

Friend and foe, world leaders coming together for Mandela :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/b-7RhwjigD0/story01.htm

Syria army holds Damascus-Homs road :: Syrian government forces are reported to have taken control of the motorway linking Damascus with the city of Homs, as well as the nearby town of Nabak.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-25299816#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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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

Julie Andrews missed NBC's 'Sound of Music Live' - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2013/12/10/julie-andrews-sound-of-music-live/3957815/

Nelson Mandela's leadership born out of adversity - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/living/nelson-mandela-character-identity/

Cain: Barra excels in male-dominated car industry - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/columnist/2013/12/10/mary-barra-gm-ceo-column/3950721/

Miley Cyrus is MTV's 'Best Artist of 2013' — But What Does That Mean? - TIME :: http://entertainment.time.com/2013/12/10/miley-cyrus-is-mtvs-best-artist-of-2013-but-what-does-that-mean/

Reporter can keep source secret in James Holmes case - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/reporter-can-protect-source-colorado-shooting/3954417/

Missing group of 2 adults, 4 children found in Nevada's bitter cold - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/us/winter-weather/

Flying deer hits Virginia jogger - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/newser-flying-deer-virginia-jogger/3950733/

Make no mistake: Iain Duncan Smith wants the end of social security - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/10/make-no-mistake-iain-duncan-smith-end-social-security

Barack Obama farewells Nelson Mandela at Johannesburg memorial - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/world/barack-obama-farewells-nelson-mandela-at-johannesburg-memorial-20131210-hv53x.html

NFL power rankings, Week 14: A new No. 1 as Lions fall to middle of pack - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/article/20131210/SPORTS01/312100075/detroit-lions-nfl-power-rankings-week-15

Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor of 2013 - CNN (blog) :: http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/10/adam-sandler-is-the-most-overpaid-actor-of-2013/

Paul Walker remains moved to funeral home - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D120936

Google embiggens its fat vid pipe Chromecast with TEN new supported apps - Register :: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/12/10/new_chromecast_streaming_support/

Samsung's $40,000 TV Channels Hilarious Amazon Reviews :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a93e04/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cbest0Eamazon0Ereviews0E40A0A0A0A0Esamsung0Eled0Esmart0Etv0Cstory0Did0F211610A99/story01.htm

Why Buffett Is Not The World's Best Value Investor - The Guru Investor :: http://theguruinvestor.com/2013/12/10/why-buffett-is-not-the-worlds-best-value-investor/

Man claims Samsung offered him booty for silence - Toronto Sun :: http://www.torontosun.com/2013/12/10/man-claims-samsung-offered-him-booty-for-silence-after-posting-video-of-charred-galaxy-s4

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stansted Airport passengers face long delays after private jet incident - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/10509033/Stansted-Airport-passengers-face-long-delays-after-private-jet-incident.html

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk :: The research was met with a mixed reaction, as there is disagreement among scientists about whether omega-6 fatty acids are harmful.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/health/organic-milk-high-in-helpful-fatty-acids-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

My Story: Even Superwoman Can Have Back Problems :: Watch your back! If it's not a Yorkiepoo, don't even try to lift it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/booming/even-superwoman-can-have-back-problems.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a63e1e/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Efilling0Efoods0Eweight0Eloss0Cstory0Did0F2115350A7/story01.htm

Satanic Temple Monument May Include 'Interactive Display' for Kids :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a835d8/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C120Csatanic0Etemple0Emonument0Ein0Eokla0Emay0Einclude0Einteractive0Edisplay0Efor0Ekids0C/story01.htm


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10-Dec-2013 21:06

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

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

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

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

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

Singapore's 'Little India' hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OMHoF1w19uM/story01.htm

Japan's future bet on maglev trains :: Will Japan's huge investment in maglev trains create a super-fast white elephant?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/business/japan-on-the-road-maglev/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Iranian focus in new Homeland series :: Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25298493#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'The paramedics put safety first' :: Barbara Hakin, deputy chief executive of NHS England, has said it is "sometimes in the best interest of patients' safety that they remain in the ambulance after they have arrived at hospital".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25298066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This is actually an iPad painting. Really. :: Watching digital artist Kyle Lambert's stunning photo-realistic iPad paintings emerge from a blank screen is an awe-inspiring experience. The image of Morgan Freeman in the video above, created from a picture by Scott Gries, is so rich in detail that it is difficult to believe that you aren't looking at a photograph.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/stunning-photo-realistic-picture-morgan-freeman/index.html?eref�ition

BJP aims to ride momentum for 2014 after big state wins :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UzyGbq3bSNo/story01.htm

Anti-corruption party makes shock debut :: A new political party claiming to champion ordinary Indian voters makes a startling electoral debut.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/india-election-party/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent' :: A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25301323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Bouncing camera ball could save lives :: The Bounce Imaging Explorer is a small black probe about the size of a baseball, fixed with an array of sensors and cameras that can be thrown or dropped into dangerous environments
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/innovation/bounce-imaging-explorer-disaster-emergency/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 9 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 9 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25298692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. tech companies call for more controls on surveillance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/y2ygw33LrLw/story01.htm

But I'll be lonely! 7 tips for solo travel :: "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/travel/solo-travel-tips/index.html?eref�ition

Fans pay tribute to Paul Walker :: Fans converged on the site where Paul Walker died to pay tribute to the actor. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/08/nr-paul-walker-fan-tribute.cnn.html?eref�ition

10-Dec-2013 21:06 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

Quotes from the Nelson Mandela service - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/12/10/nelson-mandela-service-quotes/3953975/

Julie Andrews missed NBC's 'Sound of Music Live' - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2013/12/10/julie-andrews-sound-of-music-live/3957815/

Who is Mary Barra, the next CEO of GM? - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/12/10/mary-barra-bio-gm/3951015/

Brrr! NASA locates coldest place on Earth - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57615098-1/brrr-nasa-locates-coldest-place-on-earth/

'Sound of Music' actress Eleanor Parker dies at 91 - U.S. News & World Report :: http://www.usnews.com/news/entertainment/articles/2013/12/10/actress-eleanor-parker-dies-at-91

Search expands for missing Nev. family - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/nevada-family-snow-missing/3959303/

Create your own virtual Street View tours with Google's new map tool - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-google-create-street-view-tours-20131210,0,3445594.story

Treasury Secretary Lew Says Regulators Have 'Taken A Critical Step' in ... - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20131210-708837.html

Miley Cyrus named MTV artist of the year - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) :: http://blog.sfgate.com/dailydish/2013/12/10/miley-cyrus-named-mtv-artist-of-the-year/

McCown isn't future but he should be present for a team running out of time - ESPN (blog) :: http://espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/story/_/id/10114157/josh-mccown-chicago-bears-future-be-present?ex_cid%3Despnapi_public

Pistachios and purges: Will Kim Jong Un go nuts over Dennis Rodman ad? - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/10/21847022-pistachios-and-purges-will-kim-jong-un-go-nuts-over-dennis-rodman-ad

Jennifer Aniston lands on Forbes' overpaid actors list: Who's the most overrated ... - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/12/10/jennifer-aniston-lands-on-forbes-overpaid-actors-list-who-most-overrated-actor/

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's 5 most controversial quotes - Financial Post :: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/12/10/lululemon-athletica-chip-wilson-controversy/

Second winter storm hits mid-Atlantic region - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2013/12/10/second-winter-storm-expected-to-hit-mid-atlantic-appalachians/

Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira - Best of Enemies: live review - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/arsenal/10509494/Roy-Keane-and-Patrick-Vieira-Best-of-Enemies-live-review.html

Why Buffett Is Not The World's Best Value Investor - The Guru Investor :: http://theguruinvestor.com/2013/12/10/why-buffett-is-not-the-worlds-best-value-investor/

Quotes from the Nelson Mandela service - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/12/10/nelson-mandela-service-quotes/3953975/

Police officer crashes patrol car into £250000 Ferrari in U-turn fail - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/10/police-officer-crashes-patrol-car-into-250000-ferrari-in-u-turn-fail-4225492/

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stansted Airport passengers face long delays after private jet incident - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/10509033/Stansted-Airport-passengers-face-long-delays-after-private-jet-incident.html

Flying deer hits Virginia jogger - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/newser-flying-deer-virginia-jogger/3950733/

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk :: The research was met with a mixed reaction, as there is disagreement among scientists about whether omega-6 fatty acids are harmful.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/health/organic-milk-high-in-helpful-fatty-acids-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


10

10-Dec-2013 20:04

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

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

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

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

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

Singapore's 'Little India' hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OMHoF1w19uM/story01.htm

Japan's future bet on maglev trains :: Will Japan's huge investment in maglev trains create a super-fast white elephant?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/business/japan-on-the-road-maglev/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Iranian focus in new Homeland series :: Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25298493#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'The paramedics put safety first' :: Barbara Hakin, deputy chief executive of NHS England, has said it is "sometimes in the best interest of patients' safety that they remain in the ambulance after they have arrived at hospital".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25298066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This is actually an iPad painting. Really. :: Watching digital artist Kyle Lambert's stunning photo-realistic iPad paintings emerge from a blank screen is an awe-inspiring experience. The image of Morgan Freeman in the video above, created from a picture by Scott Gries, is so rich in detail that it is difficult to believe that you aren't looking at a photograph.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/stunning-photo-realistic-picture-morgan-freeman/index.html?eref�ition

BJP aims to ride momentum for 2014 after big state wins :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UzyGbq3bSNo/story01.htm

Anti-corruption party makes shock debut :: A new political party claiming to champion ordinary Indian voters makes a startling electoral debut.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/india-election-party/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent' :: A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25301323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Bouncing camera ball could save lives :: The Bounce Imaging Explorer is a small black probe about the size of a baseball, fixed with an array of sensors and cameras that can be thrown or dropped into dangerous environments
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/innovation/bounce-imaging-explorer-disaster-emergency/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 9 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 9 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25298692#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. tech companies call for more controls on surveillance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/y2ygw33LrLw/story01.htm

But I'll be lonely! 7 tips for solo travel :: "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/07/travel/solo-travel-tips/index.html?eref�ition

Fans pay tribute to Paul Walker :: Fans converged on the site where Paul Walker died to pay tribute to the actor. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/08/nr-paul-walker-fan-tribute.cnn.html?eref�ition

10-Dec-2013 20:04 Obama

Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at Nelson ... - National Post :: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/12/10/barack-obama-shakes-hands-with-cuban-president-raul-castro-at-nelson-mandela-memorial/

Obama selfie at Nelson Mandela's service draws criticism - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D2%26objectid%3D11170592

Obama and Castro shake hands, Zuma humiliated at Mandela memorial :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H5aMsBonn1E/story01.htm

Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands at Mandela Memorial :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a63e24/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cobama0Ecuban0Epresident0Eraul0Ecastro0Eshake0Ehands0Enelson0Cstory0Did0F21158776/story01.htm

Obama shakes hand of Cuba's Raul Castro at Mandela memorial :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/W2EUrGnrd6c/story01.htm

Obama, Bush, Hillary Clinton Share a Ride on Air Force One :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a6e2b1/sc/40/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C120Cobamas0Ebushes0Ehillary0Eclinton0Eon0Eair0Eforce0Eone0Ecreate0Eunique0Esleeping0Earrangements0C/story01.htm

Opinionator | The Great Divide: What Obama Left Out of His Inequality Speech: Regulation :: It's no coincidence that a revival of the laissez-faire ideology that prevailed in the Gilded Age — an all-out assault on government regulation — has unfolded over the very period in which inequality has soared.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/what-obama-left-out-of-his-inequality-speech-regulation/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama, Bush fly together to memorial for Mandela :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ewGJ5VBThnE/story01.htm

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


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Singapore's 'Little India' hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OMHoF1w19uM/story01.htm

Japan's future bet on maglev trains :: Will Japan's huge investment in maglev trains create a super-fast white elephant?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/business/japan-on-the-road-maglev/index.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Iranian focus in new Homeland series :: Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25298493#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'The paramedics put safety first' :: Barbara Hakin, deputy chief executive of NHS England, has said it is "sometimes in the best interest of patients' safety that they remain in the ambulance after they have arrived at hospital".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25298066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This is actually an iPad painting. Really. :: Watching digital artist Kyle Lambert's stunning photo-realistic iPad paintings emerge from a blank screen is an awe-inspiring experience. The image of Morgan Freeman in the video above, created from a picture by Scott Gries, is so rich in detail that it is difficult to believe that you aren't looking at a photograph.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/web/stunning-photo-realistic-picture-morgan-freeman/index.html?eref�ition

BJP aims to ride momentum for 2014 after big state wins :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UzyGbq3bSNo/story01.htm

Anti-corruption party makes shock debut :: A new political party claiming to champion ordinary Indian voters makes a startling electoral debut.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/india-election-party/index.html?eref�ition

Besieged Thai PM dissolves parliament :: Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra calls for new elections, but the move does little to appease protesters on the street.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent' :: A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25301323#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Bouncing camera ball could save lives :: The Bounce Imaging Explorer is a small black probe about the size of a baseball, fixed with an array of sensors and cameras that can be thrown or dropped into dangerous environments
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/tech/innovation/bounce-imaging-explorer-disaster-emergency/index.html?eref�ition

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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

Freeman: I prayed on Hobbit set - Belfast Telegraph :: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/freeman-i-prayed-on-hobbit-set-29826710.html

Barra excels in male-dominated auto industry: Column - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/columnist/2013/12/10/mary-barra-gm-ceo-column/3950721/

New snowstorm cranking up in Northeast - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2013/12/10/snow-northeast-travel/3949945/

Eleanor Parker, who played The Baroness in The Sound of Music, had died ... - National Post :: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/12/10/eleanor-parker-who-played-the-baroness-in-the-sound-of-music-had-died-aged-91/

Big bank stocks shrug off Volcker Rule - CNNMoney :: http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/10/investing/volcker-bank-stocks/

How a simple handshake stole the show at the Nelson Mandela memorial - Toronto Star :: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/12/10/how_a_simple_handshake_stole_the_show_at_the_nelson_mandela_memorial.html

Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum Kiss in Jupiter Ascending Trailer: Watch the Clip - Us Magazine :: http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/mila-kunis-channing-tatum-kiss-in-jupiter-ascending-trailer-watch-the-clip-20131012

Eleanor Parker - The Times (subscription) :: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/obituaries/article3945159.ece?CMP%3DOTH-gnws-standard-2013_12_10

Mars Curiosity rover finds life-supporting chemicals - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/tech/mars-curiosity-rover/

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stansted Airport passengers face long delays after private jet incident - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/10509033/Stansted-Airport-passengers-face-long-delays-after-private-jet-incident.html

Flying deer hits Virginia jogger - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/10/newser-flying-deer-virginia-jogger/3950733/

Video: Watch clips of Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira during Best of Enemies ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/video-watch-clips-roy-keane-2910918

18 LA Sheriffs Officers Charged - Daily Beast :: http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2013/12/10/18-la-sheriff-s-officials-charged.html

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk :: The research was met with a mixed reaction, as there is disagreement among scientists about whether omega-6 fatty acids are harmful.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/health/organic-milk-high-in-helpful-fatty-acids-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a63e1e/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Efilling0Efoods0Eweight0Eloss0Cstory0Did0F2115350A7/story01.htm

Aldi Medion Lifetab review: cheap, slow - and kid-friendly - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/dec/10/aldi-tablet-review-medion-lifetab-android

Satanic Temple Monument May Include 'Interactive Display' for Kids :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a835d8/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C120Csatanic0Etemple0Emonument0Ein0Eokla0Emay0Einclude0Einteractive0Edisplay0Efor0Ekids0C/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

Editorial: Bob Dylan's Discordant Notes :: Days before he was given the Legion of Honor, a complaint was filed against him for violating a law that restricts free speech.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/bob-dylans-discordant-notes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

New York State Hospital Data Exposes Big Markups, and Odd Bargains :: As part of an effort to make health care pricing more transparent, the State Health Department released an online trove of hospitals' median charges and costs for 1,400 conditions and procedures from 2009 to 2011.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/nyregion/new-york-state-hospital-cost-data-expose-big-markups-and-odd-bargains.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Before the Battles and the Protests, the Chains :: Alabama's capital is dotted with markers commemorating aspects of the civil rights movement and the Civil War, but until now very few had taken note of the city's role in the slave trade.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/us/before-the-battles-and-the-protests-the-chains.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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