Thursday, December 19, 2013

19-Dec-2013 23:23

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. sends gay athletes to Sochi :: The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or a cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes -- a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/17/sport/us-delegation-russia-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

Tourist walks off pier while on Facebook :: Engrossed in Facebook, a Taiwanese woman plunged into icy waters of Port Phillip Bay and had to be rescued by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/travel/facebook-woman-walks-off-pier/index.html?eref�ition

How a 16th Century library was looted :: A gang of thieves succeeded in stealing thousands of books from one of Italy's oldest libraries - assisted by the librarian himself.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25403595#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-Dec-2013 23:23 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

Tech stocks: Zuckerberg to sell some Facebook shares - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/12/19/tech-stocks-facebook/4123101/

Rodman in NKorea to prep for game on leader's Bday - SI.com :: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2013/more/wires/12/19/2080.ap.as.rodman.nkorea.4th.ld.writethru.0810/

G4S faces second Serious Fraud Office investigation - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f558a910-6896-11e3-996a-00144feabdc0.html

Damning report exposes NHS secrecy in breast cancer scandal - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10528930/Damning-report-exposes-NHS-secrecy-in-breast-cancer-scandal.html

Column: Putin pulls the strings - Ottawa Citizen :: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/Column%2BPutin%2Bpulls%2Bstrings/9307210/story.html

Watch the Lego car built out of 500000 blocks hit the road [Video] - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-lego-car-500000-hot-rod-20131219,0,4010038.story

Boris Johnson: Vince Cable is 'stupefying and ridiculous' - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/borisjohnson/10528662/Boris-Johnson-Vince-Cable-is-stupefying-and-ridiculous.html

Missing Medical Resident's Car Found 100 Miles Away :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3503a236/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cparents0Emissing0Emedical0Eresident0Eteleka0Epatrick0Epray0Esafe0Cstory0Did0F212730A17/story01.htm

Who's the Mystery Couple Engaged at Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34fdeea7/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cwhos0Ethe0Emystery0Ecouple0Eengaged0Eat0Erockefeller0Ecenter0Echristmas0Etree0C/story01.htm

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

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Street Fighter :: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has already taken down some of the financial world's most prominent figures. He's just getting started
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105971,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


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19-Dec-2013 22:22

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. sends gay athletes to Sochi :: The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or a cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes -- a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/17/sport/us-delegation-russia-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

Tourist walks off pier while on Facebook :: Engrossed in Facebook, a Taiwanese woman plunged into icy waters of Port Phillip Bay and had to be rescued by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/travel/facebook-woman-walks-off-pier/index.html?eref�ition

How a 16th Century library was looted :: A gang of thieves succeeded in stealing thousands of books from one of Italy's oldest libraries - assisted by the librarian himself.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25403595#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-Dec-2013 22:21 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

The Rigby killers show why we must be vigilant - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10527966/The-Rigby-killers-show-why-we-must-be-vigilant.html

Samsung, LG to unveil 105-inch curved TVs - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/samsung-lg-to-unveil-105-inch-curved-tvs/

Watch the Lego car built out of 500000 blocks hit the road [Video] - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-lego-car-500000-hot-rod-20131219,0,4010038.story

Boris Johnson: Vince Cable is "stupefying and ridiculous" - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/borisjohnson/10528662/Boris-Johnson-Vince-Cable-is-stupefying-and-ridiculous.html

Missing Medical Resident's Car Found 100 Miles Away :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3503a236/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cparents0Emissing0Emedical0Eresident0Eteleka0Epatrick0Epray0Esafe0Cstory0Did0F212730A17/story01.htm

Who's the Mystery Couple Engaged at Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34fdeea7/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cwhos0Ethe0Emystery0Ecouple0Eengaged0Eat0Erockefeller0Ecenter0Echristmas0Etree0C/story01.htm

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

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Street Fighter :: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has already taken down some of the financial world's most prominent figures. He's just getting started
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105971,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


10

19-Dec-2013 21:21

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. sends gay athletes to Sochi :: The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or a cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes -- a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/17/sport/us-delegation-russia-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

Tourist walks off pier while on Facebook :: Engrossed in Facebook, a Taiwanese woman plunged into icy waters of Port Phillip Bay and had to be rescued by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/travel/facebook-woman-walks-off-pier/index.html?eref�ition

How a 16th Century library was looted :: A gang of thieves succeeded in stealing thousands of books from one of Italy's oldest libraries - assisted by the librarian himself.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25403595#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

19-Dec-2013 21:21 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

BAE Says UAE Will Not Propose to Buy Typhoon Jets - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303773704579268531538768814

Boris Johnson: Vince Cable is "stupefying and ridiculous" - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/borisjohnson/10528662/Boris-Johnson-Vince-Cable-is-stupefying-and-ridiculous.html

Two men guilty of UK soldier murder: jury - The News International :: http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-131067-Two-men-guilty-of-UK-soldier-murder:-jury

Samsung, LG to unveil 105-inch curved TVs - Arab News :: http://www.arabnews.com/news/495286

Tulisa denies drugs charges in court - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/celebrity-news-video/10528174/Tulisa-denies-drugs-charges-in-court.html

Missing Medical Resident's Car Found 100 Miles Away :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3503a236/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cparents0Emissing0Emedical0Eresident0Eteleka0Epatrick0Epray0Esafe0Cstory0Did0F212730A17/story01.htm

Who's the Mystery Couple Engaged at Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34fdeea7/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Cwhos0Ethe0Emystery0Ecouple0Eengaged0Eat0Erockefeller0Ecenter0Echristmas0Etree0C/story01.htm

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

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Street Fighter :: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has already taken down some of the financial world's most prominent figures. He's just getting started
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105971,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


10

19-Dec-2013 20:19

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Did Real, Barcelona play fair? :: Did Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and five other Spanish football clubs get unfair advantage over their rivals through various government support measures potentially worth millions of dollars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/sport/football/spanish-football-clubs-investigation/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. sends gay athletes to Sochi :: The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or a cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes -- a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/17/sport/us-delegation-russia-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

Tourist walks off pier while on Facebook :: Engrossed in Facebook, a Taiwanese woman plunged into icy waters of Port Phillip Bay and had to be rescued by police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/travel/facebook-woman-walks-off-pier/index.html?eref�ition

19-Dec-2013 20:19 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Secretary Kerry's Derring-Do :: There is a lot on the line with his relentless campaign in the Middle East.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/friedman-secretary-kerrys-derring-do.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Wrong College Ratings :: The Obama administration should make data easily available and let people rate schools for themselves.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/the-wrong-college-ratings.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Candy Crush and Mr. Christie :: How many of you gentlepeople are playing Candy Crush? Playing the addictive game brings to mind Chris Christie and his political future.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/collins-candy-crush-and-mr-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Defining Moments and Crystal Stairs :: Anti-black bias is real. How do we hold the system accountable, yet break free from it? Are the scars too long and too deep?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/blow-defining-moments-and-crystal-stairs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The President of the Cool :: Barack Obama comes close to exemplifying the essence of the style of bebop.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/the-president-of-the-cool.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Inmates Helping Inmates :: Just because people are in prison doesn't mean they can't do good.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/inmates-helping-inmates.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

19-Dec-2013 19:19

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Did Real, Barcelona play fair? :: Did Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and five other Spanish football clubs get unfair advantage over their rivals through various government support measures potentially worth millions of dollars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/sport/football/spanish-football-clubs-investigation/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Naked migrants 'hosed down' in Italy :: Forced to strip naked, outside and in full view of other migrants, a man is then hosed down. Others line up in a crowded courtyard to follow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/world/europe/italy-migrants-lampedusa/index.html?eref�ition

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. sends gay athletes to Sochi :: The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or a cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes -- a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/17/sport/us-delegation-russia-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

19-Dec-2013 19:19 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Spying Run Amok :: From "Homeland" to the N.S.A. protecting the homeland: the dark art of creating monsters that can't be controlled.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/dowd-spying-run-amok.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Secretary Kerry's Derring-Do :: There is a lot on the line with his relentless campaign in the Middle East.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/friedman-secretary-kerrys-derring-do.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Wrong College Ratings :: The Obama administration should make data easily available and let people rate schools for themselves.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/the-wrong-college-ratings.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Candy Crush and Mr. Christie :: How many of you gentlepeople are playing Candy Crush? Playing the addictive game brings to mind Chris Christie and his political future.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/collins-candy-crush-and-mr-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Defining Moments and Crystal Stairs :: Anti-black bias is real. How do we hold the system accountable, yet break free from it? Are the scars too long and too deep?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/blow-defining-moments-and-crystal-stairs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The President of the Cool :: Barack Obama comes close to exemplifying the essence of the style of bebop.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/the-president-of-the-cool.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Inmates Helping Inmates :: Just because people are in prison doesn't mean they can't do good.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/inmates-helping-inmates.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

19-Dec-2013 18:18

Actor helps China-Japan relations :: After years of playing bad guys, a Japanese actor says he is improving China's view of Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/12/cnn-pkg-watson-china-japan-actor-villian.cnn.html?eref�ition

Smog forces pilots to land 'blind' :: Smog in Beijing is now so bad and such a regular occurrence that the country's civil aviation authority will require the pilots of even small commercial airlines to be able to perform "blind landings."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/asia/china-smog-aviaition/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 7-13 December 2013 :: 7-13 December 2013
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25347555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine :: Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25399445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa after Mandela: What happens next? :: With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is time to put aside
out-of-date views of Africa,
and see it the way Africans do:
With a high level of optimism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/13/world/africa/africa-post-mandela-survey-jana/index.html?eref�ition

Inside Mandela's memorial garden :: Don't expect the man who fought to end apartheid to spend eternity pushing up just daisies. CNN takes an exclusive look at the memorial garden where Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/14/world/africa/south-africa-mandela-garden/index.html?eref�ition

South Africa says goodbye to Nelson Mandela :: Nelson Mandela's funeral is held in his boyhood village in Qunu, attended by family, friends and dignitaries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/15/natpkg-nelson-mandela-funeral.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mandela ends journey that transformed South Africa :: With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buries Nelson Mandela, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/15/world/africa/nelson-mandela-qunu-funeral/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Peter O'Toole :: Legendary actor dies aged 81
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25394566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.'s Kerry expresses regret to India over diplomat case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ihNtPYHl3IU/story01.htm

Kerry voices 'regret' to India over diplomat Devyani Khobragade case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lTBrPh6xqu4/story01.htm

Did Real, Barcelona play fair? :: Did Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and five other Spanish football clubs get unfair advantage over their rivals through various government support measures potentially worth millions of dollars?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/sport/football/spanish-football-clubs-investigation/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yVGPfGbQqpM/story01.htm

Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit - judge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B_RulAaZz1o/story01.htm

UPDATE 3-Saab wins Brazil jet deal after NSA spying sours Boeing bid :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qemVUs7gYU/story01.htm

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after Fed trims stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GogE-73uvOo/story01.htm

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ruXanSiaryU/story01.htm

Naked migrants 'hosed down' in Italy :: Forced to strip naked, outside and in full view of other migrants, a man is then hosed down. Others line up in a crowded courtyard to follow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/world/europe/italy-migrants-lampedusa/index.html?eref�ition

Pantos still packing in the crowds :: The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25398290#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The firms run from self-storage units :: The online Christmas traders based in self storage units
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25336446#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Battle against polio - in 60 seconds :: The global battle against polio - in one minute
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25437279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple's high-end Mac Pro goes on sale :: Apple's Mac Pro, the high-end show horse of the company's desktop line, goes on sale Thursday, restoring some luster to deskbound computers that have been overshadowed by the mobile revolution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/18/tech/gaming-gadgets/apple-mac-pro-sale/index.html?eref�ition

19-Dec-2013 18:18 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributors: Is Fascism Returning to Europe? :: Don't worry about authoritarianism in South America. Worry about Southern Europe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/is-fascism-returning-to-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Is the Safety Net Just Masking Tape? :: The case for structural economic reform.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/edsall-is-the-safety-net-just-masking-tape.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Spying Run Amok :: From "Homeland" to the N.S.A. protecting the homeland: the dark art of creating monsters that can't be controlled.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/dowd-spying-run-amok.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Secretary Kerry's Derring-Do :: There is a lot on the line with his relentless campaign in the Middle East.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/friedman-secretary-kerrys-derring-do.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Wrong College Ratings :: The Obama administration should make data easily available and let people rate schools for themselves.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/the-wrong-college-ratings.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Candy Crush and Mr. Christie :: How many of you gentlepeople are playing Candy Crush? Playing the addictive game brings to mind Chris Christie and his political future.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/collins-candy-crush-and-mr-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Defining Moments and Crystal Stairs :: Anti-black bias is real. How do we hold the system accountable, yet break free from it? Are the scars too long and too deep?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/blow-defining-moments-and-crystal-stairs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The President of the Cool :: Barack Obama comes close to exemplifying the essence of the style of bebop.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/the-president-of-the-cool.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed