Friday, December 20, 2013

20-Dec-2013 23:47

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

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India begins training Afghan commandos as ties deepen ahead of 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MLw_pEmhPLg/story01.htm

Heather Mills 'abused Paralympic boss' :: Heather Mills' dream of skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics is over but the recriminations keep on flying.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/paralympics-mills-skiing-ipc/index.html?eref�ition

Why do people search for 'spooning'? :: Spooning was one of Google's most popular search words in the UK this year. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25447320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai protesters march to oust PM, postpone election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/w-W4H3dh4R4/story01.htm

VIDEO: First conversation with robot in space :: A Japanese astronaut has held a conversation with the first humanoid robot to enter space.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25460724#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Half brother: Obama's father abusive :: Barack Obama's father was more abusive and violent than the president was aware of, according to his half-brother, who has written a memoir about their father.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-father-abusive/index.html?eref�ition

20-Dec-2013 23:46 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 22:46

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India begins training Afghan commandos as ties deepen ahead of 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MLw_pEmhPLg/story01.htm

Heather Mills 'abused Paralympic boss' :: Heather Mills' dream of skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics is over but the recriminations keep on flying.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/paralympics-mills-skiing-ipc/index.html?eref�ition

Why do people search for 'spooning'? :: Spooning was one of Google's most popular search words in the UK this year. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25447320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai protesters march to oust PM, postpone election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/w-W4H3dh4R4/story01.htm

VIDEO: First conversation with robot in space :: A Japanese astronaut has held a conversation with the first humanoid robot to enter space.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25460724#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

20-Dec-2013 22:46 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 21:44

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India begins training Afghan commandos as ties deepen ahead of 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MLw_pEmhPLg/story01.htm

Heather Mills 'abused Paralympic boss' :: Heather Mills' dream of skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics is over but the recriminations keep on flying.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/paralympics-mills-skiing-ipc/index.html?eref�ition

Why do people search for 'spooning'? :: Spooning was one of Google's most popular search words in the UK this year. Why?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25447320#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

20-Dec-2013 21:44 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 20:44

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India begins training Afghan commandos as ties deepen ahead of 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MLw_pEmhPLg/story01.htm

VIDEO: Baby hedgehogs face winter peril :: After a hot summer and mild autumn many hedgehogs have been born later than the usual in the UK which means they do not have enough body fat to survive hibernation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25460308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heather Mills 'abused Paralympic boss' :: Heather Mills' dream of skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics is over but the recriminations keep on flying.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/paralympics-mills-skiing-ipc/index.html?eref�ition

20-Dec-2013 20:44 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 19:42

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India begins training Afghan commandos as ties deepen ahead of 2014 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MLw_pEmhPLg/story01.htm

VIDEO: Baby hedgehogs face winter peril :: After a hot summer and mild autumn many hedgehogs have been born later than the usual in the UK which means they do not have enough body fat to survive hibernation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25460308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Heather Mills 'abused Paralympic boss' :: Heather Mills' dream of skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics is over but the recriminations keep on flying.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/paralympics-mills-skiing-ipc/index.html?eref�ition

20-Dec-2013 19:42 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 18:42

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What makes a beautiful camel? :: This month the region's biggest camel festival is being held in the UAE and the highlight is a lucrative competition to find the most beautiful specimen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25446437#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Looking back at 150 years of soccer :: Whether you call it soccer or football, Becky Anderson looks at the history of a game played around the world for decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/19/ctw-pkg-150-years-of-soccer.cnn.html?eref�ition

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lawro's predictions :: BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Prime Minister David Cameron and the troops in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25448738

20-Dec-2013 18:42 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 17:40

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

Obama would veto Iran bill: spokesman - ABS CBN News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE5IYtLkqzBWhE9wJJ6jGunKE4Kdg&url=http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/global-filipino/world/12/19/13/obama-would-veto-iran-bill-spokesman

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Looking back at 150 years of soccer :: Whether you call it soccer or football, Becky Anderson looks at the history of a game played around the world for decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/19/ctw-pkg-150-years-of-soccer.cnn.html?eref�ition

The real Moby Dick: Do whales really attack humans? :: Do whales really attack humans?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25430996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

Ships blamed for worsening HK smog :: Smog is a common sight in Hong Kong, with the amount of polluted days increasing by 28 percent to 303 so far this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/hong-kongs-worsening-ship-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

Rigby horror and theatre drama in press :: Friday's front pages say there are questions for MI5 over the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, while others report how the ceiling collapsed at a London theatre.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25458202#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chile court orders tsunami payout :: Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25459709#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

20-Dec-2013 17:40 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: John Boehner's Betrayal :: On the budget deal, Republican leaders sold out conservative values.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/john-boehners-betrayal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

20-Dec-2013 16:40

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

Hacking trial hears Kate's nickname :: The British tabloid News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating Prince William, a prosecutor told a London court Thursday in a trial of the defunct newspaper's executives, according to the British Press Association.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/europe/uk-phone-hacking-middleton/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. tries again to calm India over accused diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jn0mZuI4QTU/story01.htm

Almost 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/URbgA0ywDKg/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H91bkNTS18s/story01.htm

'People started climbing over us' :: Two people inside London's Apollo Theater say the crowd panicked and then people began climbing over them to get out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/19/tsr-robertson-london-theater-collapse-wtinesses.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: Why are people sticking goggly eyes onto inanimate objects?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

CAR :: A top U.S. diplomat known for her expertise in genocide arrived in the violence-wracked Central African Republic on Thursday to gauge the growing sectarian unrest there between Christians and Muslims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/africa/car-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Robots compete for Pentagon's prize :: Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25398416#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sales feat: Second-hand 'kicks' boom :: The people who collect and trade rare trainers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25333384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Poop cruises' and giant yellow ducks :: Craziest year in travel history? It just could be 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/travel/outrageous-travel-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing :: US Scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies, by using a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum :: A new effort to read ancient works turned into carbon by Vesuvius
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25106956#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

52 weeks 52 questions, part one :: How much do you remember of 2013?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25445331#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Looking back at 150 years of soccer :: Whether you call it soccer or football, Becky Anderson looks at the history of a game played around the world for decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/19/ctw-pkg-150-years-of-soccer.cnn.html?eref�ition

The real Moby Dick: Do whales really attack humans? :: Do whales really attack humans?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25430996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dennis Rodman lands in Pyongyang :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, the country's state-run media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman/index.html?eref�ition

Strictly couples limber up for final :: Strictly finalists share their shimmying secrets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25449276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rugby's speedier, flashier cousin :: How a Scottish butcher came up with an idea that changed the sport forever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/sport/rugby-sevens-melrose-history/index.html?eref�ition

In U.S. justice system, the strip-search is common practice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9QIQbukxJ_w/story01.htm

U.S. diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell Khobragade dispute :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CqwpZx3WFUc/story01.htm

Did Sean Penn help man escape Bolivia? :: Rafael Romo reports on an American businessman who escaped Bolivia and the suspicion of actor Sean Penn's involvement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/19/nr-dnt-romo-sean-penn-may-have-helped-man-escape.cnn.html?eref�ition

Who has had their phone hacked? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/world/gallery/phone-hacking-scandal/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 6-Target cyber breach hits 40 mln payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VBKb7u6NJCQ/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nRkDLsVwORI/story01.htm

Target cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards at holiday peak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SojW6gm8xbg/story01.htm

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ok7TtcVSxAc/story01.htm

Gunmen shoot dead town mayor at Philippine airport :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/J7wriDQhtpY/story01.htm

20-Dec-2013 16:40 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Inequality, Indian Style :: The epiphany of one Indian who fled the greed-is-good fast track to help the poorest.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cohen-inequality-indian-style.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 Columnist: The Tragic Situation :: The complex and tragic nature of Israel's situation deserves a robust and realistic moral assessment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/brooks-the-tragic-situation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Osborne and the Stooges :: Who would have ever thought that Curly's logic would one day become the rationale for defending disastrous austerity policies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/krugman-osborne-and-the-stooges.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Good Poor, Bad Poor :: In Congress, two actions have nothing to do with bringing spending into line, and everything to do with a view that the poor are morally inferior.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/opinion/egan-good-poor-bad-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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