Monday, December 23, 2013

23-Dec-2013 22:59

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

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: The idea of 'eyebombing' is to stick removable goggly eyes onto objects like parking meters and pipes, so they almost seem human.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Selfridges ready for retail rush :: One of London's best-known department stores is preparing for its busiest day of the year. Nina Dos Santos reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/20/pkg-uk-santos-selfridges-retail.cnn.html?eref�ition

Meet Italy's ancient ancestors :: Exhibit to display the remains of what used to be a 600,000 year old human settlement. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/pkg-wedeman-italy-ancient-ancestors.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse :: London's Apollo Theatre where ceiling collapsed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25458512#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 20 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 20 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25461232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Township teen becomes opera star :: Three talented youngsters from Cape Town's townships are setting out to become global opera stars -- and their story is told in a new documentary.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/africa/the-township-teens-opera/index.html?eref�ition

Is Williams the Andy Warhol of music? :: The music producer on collaborating with major stars such as Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/12/20/spc-talk-asia-pharrell-williams-b.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A billion pixels for a billion stars :: The developer of an extremely powerful digital camera, which was launched into space on Thursday, explains how it will detect light from a billion stars.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25450068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India 'overreacts' to diplomat's arrest :: Jeremy Carl says Indian officials should not have taken retaliatory measures against the U.S. for a legitimate investigation of potential labor abuse
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/carl-india-dispute-privilege/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 14-20 December 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25468899#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigella Lawson: Flirtatious TV chef :: With her lashings of butter and flirtations with the camera, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed her many fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/europe/uk-nigella-lawson-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Polar bear attacks woman after party :: A woman in Canada was attacked by a polar bear while heading home after a party. CBC News reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/dnt-canada-polar-bear-attack.cbc-news.html?eref�ition

'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

A long winter for the Middle East's Christians :: The last decade has been catastrophic for the 14 million Christians in the Middle East, says William Dalrymple.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25463722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama :: How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-bad-year/index.html?eref�ition

Don't reject 'Duck Dynasty' family :: S.E. Cupp says she disagrees with Phil Robertson's view on homosexuality but argues that it was ungracious of A&E to suspend him over his religious beliefs
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cupp-duck-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

What China Mobile deal means :: CNN's Pauline Chiou has a look at the effects of the Apple China Mobile deal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/22/chiou-china-apple-iphone.cnn.html?eref�ition

Protesters swarm streets of Bangkok :: Tens of thousands take to the streets in Bangkok, some surrounding the home of Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they want to oust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Christmas warning over fake alcohol :: Trading standards urges the public to keep an eye out for counterfeit spirits over the festive period.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/25437163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How snow globes came to be :: Vienna factory where snow globes are still made by their inventors
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25449226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zsP5mXtmqvo/story01.htm

Andras Schiff: Why I don't set foot in Hungary :: Pianist Andras Schiff tells the BBC's Tim Franks why he gave his 60th birthday performance in London, and not in his homeland, Hungary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25450716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: A wife's love inspires recovery of wounded soldier :: Wife inspires recovery of wounded veteran
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25423132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Dec-2013 22:58 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

US may take further military action in South Sudan: Obama - Indian Express :: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/us-may-take-further-military-action-in-south-sudan-obama/1211085/

Greenland's snow hides 100 billion tons of water - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/12/23/greenland-snow-hides-100-billion-tons-water/

4 Missing Cyclists Found in California Mountains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/352466cd/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmountain0Ebikers0Emissing0Ecalifornia0Emountains0E2130A9410A/story01.htm

RNLI rescue labrador swept out to sea in Norfolk - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10536285/RNLI-rescue-labrador-swept-out-to-sea-in-Norfolk.html

Years after death, wife gives husband final Christmas gift - Today.com :: http://www.today.com/news/years-after-death-wife-gives-husband-final-christmas-gift-2D11792103

Husband Wants Pregnant Wife Off Life Support :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221020/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Chusband0Epregnant0Ewife0Eoff0Elife0Esupport0Cstory0Did0F212910A86/story01.htm

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221027/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Crodman0Emeet0Ekim0Egame0E2130A1832/story01.htm

SOUTH AFRICA: Slideshow: South Africa's 10 days mourning Nelson Mandela :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131216-slideshow-review-south-africa-s-10-days-mourning-nelson-mandela

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

10 Questions for Katrin Himmler :: A descendant of Nazi elites, Katrin Himmler on her ancestors, her Jewish in-laws and why she kept her name
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2129399,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


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23-Dec-2013 21:58

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

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: The idea of 'eyebombing' is to stick removable goggly eyes onto objects like parking meters and pipes, so they almost seem human.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Selfridges ready for retail rush :: One of London's best-known department stores is preparing for its busiest day of the year. Nina Dos Santos reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/20/pkg-uk-santos-selfridges-retail.cnn.html?eref�ition

Meet Italy's ancient ancestors :: Exhibit to display the remains of what used to be a 600,000 year old human settlement. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/pkg-wedeman-italy-ancient-ancestors.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse :: London's Apollo Theatre where ceiling collapsed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25458512#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 20 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 20 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25461232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Township teen becomes opera star :: Three talented youngsters from Cape Town's townships are setting out to become global opera stars -- and their story is told in a new documentary.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/africa/the-township-teens-opera/index.html?eref�ition

Is Williams the Andy Warhol of music? :: The music producer on collaborating with major stars such as Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/12/20/spc-talk-asia-pharrell-williams-b.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A billion pixels for a billion stars :: The developer of an extremely powerful digital camera, which was launched into space on Thursday, explains how it will detect light from a billion stars.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25450068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India 'overreacts' to diplomat's arrest :: Jeremy Carl says Indian officials should not have taken retaliatory measures against the U.S. for a legitimate investigation of potential labor abuse
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/carl-india-dispute-privilege/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 14-20 December 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25468899#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigella Lawson: Flirtatious TV chef :: With her lashings of butter and flirtations with the camera, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed her many fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/europe/uk-nigella-lawson-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Polar bear attacks woman after party :: A woman in Canada was attacked by a polar bear while heading home after a party. CBC News reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/dnt-canada-polar-bear-attack.cbc-news.html?eref�ition

'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

A long winter for the Middle East's Christians :: The last decade has been catastrophic for the 14 million Christians in the Middle East, says William Dalrymple.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25463722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama :: How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-bad-year/index.html?eref�ition

Don't reject 'Duck Dynasty' family :: S.E. Cupp says she disagrees with Phil Robertson's view on homosexuality but argues that it was ungracious of A&E to suspend him over his religious beliefs
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cupp-duck-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

What China Mobile deal means :: CNN's Pauline Chiou has a look at the effects of the Apple China Mobile deal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/22/chiou-china-apple-iphone.cnn.html?eref�ition

Protesters swarm streets of Bangkok :: Tens of thousands take to the streets in Bangkok, some surrounding the home of Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they want to oust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Christmas warning over fake alcohol :: Trading standards urges the public to keep an eye out for counterfeit spirits over the festive period.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/25437163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How snow globes came to be :: Vienna factory where snow globes are still made by their inventors
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25449226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zsP5mXtmqvo/story01.htm

Andras Schiff: Why I don't set foot in Hungary :: Pianist Andras Schiff tells the BBC's Tim Franks why he gave his 60th birthday performance in London, and not in his homeland, Hungary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25450716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: A wife's love inspires recovery of wounded soldier :: Wife inspires recovery of wounded veteran
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25423132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Dec-2013 21:58 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

4 Missing Cyclists Found in California Mountains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/352466cd/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmountain0Ebikers0Emissing0Ecalifornia0Emountains0E2130A9410A/story01.htm

RNLI rescue labrador swept out to sea in Norfolk - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10536285/RNLI-rescue-labrador-swept-out-to-sea-in-Norfolk.html

British Airways plane "made a wrong turn' before crashing into airport building - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/10535950/British-Airways-plane-made-a-wrong-turn-before-crashing-into-airport-building.html

Years after death, wife gives husband final Christmas gift - Today.com :: http://www.today.com/news/years-after-death-wife-gives-husband-final-christmas-gift-2D11792103

Husband Wants Pregnant Wife Off Life Support :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221020/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Chusband0Epregnant0Ewife0Eoff0Elife0Esupport0Cstory0Did0F212910A86/story01.htm

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221027/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Crodman0Emeet0Ekim0Egame0E2130A1832/story01.htm

SOUTH AFRICA: Slideshow: South Africa's 10 days mourning Nelson Mandela :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131216-slideshow-review-south-africa-s-10-days-mourning-nelson-mandela

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

10 Questions for Katrin Himmler :: A descendant of Nazi elites, Katrin Himmler on her ancestors, her Jewish in-laws and why she kept her name
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2129399,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


10

23-Dec-2013 20:56

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

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: The idea of 'eyebombing' is to stick removable goggly eyes onto objects like parking meters and pipes, so they almost seem human.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Selfridges ready for retail rush :: One of London's best-known department stores is preparing for its busiest day of the year. Nina Dos Santos reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/20/pkg-uk-santos-selfridges-retail.cnn.html?eref�ition

Meet Italy's ancient ancestors :: Exhibit to display the remains of what used to be a 600,000 year old human settlement. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/pkg-wedeman-italy-ancient-ancestors.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse :: London's Apollo Theatre where ceiling collapsed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25458512#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 20 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 20 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25461232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Township teen becomes opera star :: Three talented youngsters from Cape Town's townships are setting out to become global opera stars -- and their story is told in a new documentary.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/africa/the-township-teens-opera/index.html?eref�ition

Is Williams the Andy Warhol of music? :: The music producer on collaborating with major stars such as Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/12/20/spc-talk-asia-pharrell-williams-b.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A billion pixels for a billion stars :: The developer of an extremely powerful digital camera, which was launched into space on Thursday, explains how it will detect light from a billion stars.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25450068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India 'overreacts' to diplomat's arrest :: Jeremy Carl says Indian officials should not have taken retaliatory measures against the U.S. for a legitimate investigation of potential labor abuse
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/carl-india-dispute-privilege/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 14-20 December 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25468899#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigella Lawson: Flirtatious TV chef :: With her lashings of butter and flirtations with the camera, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed her many fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/europe/uk-nigella-lawson-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Polar bear attacks woman after party :: A woman in Canada was attacked by a polar bear while heading home after a party. CBC News reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/dnt-canada-polar-bear-attack.cbc-news.html?eref�ition

'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

A long winter for the Middle East's Christians :: The last decade has been catastrophic for the 14 million Christians in the Middle East, says William Dalrymple.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25463722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama :: How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-bad-year/index.html?eref�ition

Don't reject 'Duck Dynasty' family :: S.E. Cupp says she disagrees with Phil Robertson's view on homosexuality but argues that it was ungracious of A&E to suspend him over his religious beliefs
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cupp-duck-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

What China Mobile deal means :: CNN's Pauline Chiou has a look at the effects of the Apple China Mobile deal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/22/chiou-china-apple-iphone.cnn.html?eref�ition

Protesters swarm streets of Bangkok :: Tens of thousands take to the streets in Bangkok, some surrounding the home of Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they want to oust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Christmas warning over fake alcohol :: Trading standards urges the public to keep an eye out for counterfeit spirits over the festive period.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/25437163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How snow globes came to be :: Vienna factory where snow globes are still made by their inventors
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25449226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zsP5mXtmqvo/story01.htm

Andras Schiff: Why I don't set foot in Hungary :: Pianist Andras Schiff tells the BBC's Tim Franks why he gave his 60th birthday performance in London, and not in his homeland, Hungary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25450716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: A wife's love inspires recovery of wounded soldier :: Wife inspires recovery of wounded veteran
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25423132#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Dec-2013 20:56 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

95K Without Power in Northeast Due to Ice Storm :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/351b2b04/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10Ak0Epower0Enorthern0Eny0Edue0Eice0Estorm0E2130A1374/story01.htm

Father throws son, self off Manhattan high-rise - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-newyork-fall-20131223,0,4937104.story

Two Pussy Riot Members Are Freed From Prison - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304244904579275521738228070.html

Three die as storms bring floods and power cuts to Britain - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10536085/Three-die-as-storms-bring-floods-and-power-cuts-to-Britain.html

Years after death, wife gives husband final Christmas gift - Today.com :: http://www.today.com/news/years-after-death-wife-gives-husband-final-christmas-gift-2D11792103

4 Missing Cyclists Found in California Mountains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/352466cd/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmountain0Ebikers0Emissing0Ecalifornia0Emountains0E2130A9410A/story01.htm

Husband Wants Pregnant Wife Off Life Support :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221020/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Chusband0Epregnant0Ewife0Eoff0Elife0Esupport0Cstory0Did0F212910A86/story01.htm

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221027/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Crodman0Emeet0Ekim0Egame0E2130A1832/story01.htm

SOUTH AFRICA: Slideshow: South Africa's 10 days mourning Nelson Mandela :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131216-slideshow-review-south-africa-s-10-days-mourning-nelson-mandela

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

10 Questions for Katrin Himmler :: A descendant of Nazi elites, Katrin Himmler on her ancestors, her Jewish in-laws and why she kept her name
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2129399,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


10

23-Dec-2013 19:55

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

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: The idea of 'eyebombing' is to stick removable goggly eyes onto objects like parking meters and pipes, so they almost seem human.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Selfridges ready for retail rush :: One of London's best-known department stores is preparing for its busiest day of the year. Nina Dos Santos reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/20/pkg-uk-santos-selfridges-retail.cnn.html?eref�ition

Meet Italy's ancient ancestors :: Exhibit to display the remains of what used to be a 600,000 year old human settlement. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/pkg-wedeman-italy-ancient-ancestors.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse :: London's Apollo Theatre where ceiling collapsed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25458512#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 20 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 20 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25461232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Township teen becomes opera star :: Three talented youngsters from Cape Town's townships are setting out to become global opera stars -- and their story is told in a new documentary.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/africa/the-township-teens-opera/index.html?eref�ition

Is Williams the Andy Warhol of music? :: The music producer on collaborating with major stars such as Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/12/20/spc-talk-asia-pharrell-williams-b.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A billion pixels for a billion stars :: The developer of an extremely powerful digital camera, which was launched into space on Thursday, explains how it will detect light from a billion stars.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25450068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India 'overreacts' to diplomat's arrest :: Jeremy Carl says Indian officials should not have taken retaliatory measures against the U.S. for a legitimate investigation of potential labor abuse
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/carl-india-dispute-privilege/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 14-20 December 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25468899#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigella Lawson: Flirtatious TV chef :: With her lashings of butter and flirtations with the camera, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed her many fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/europe/uk-nigella-lawson-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Polar bear attacks woman after party :: A woman in Canada was attacked by a polar bear while heading home after a party. CBC News reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/dnt-canada-polar-bear-attack.cbc-news.html?eref�ition

'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

A long winter for the Middle East's Christians :: The last decade has been catastrophic for the 14 million Christians in the Middle East, says William Dalrymple.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25463722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama :: How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-bad-year/index.html?eref�ition

Don't reject 'Duck Dynasty' family :: S.E. Cupp says she disagrees with Phil Robertson's view on homosexuality but argues that it was ungracious of A&E to suspend him over his religious beliefs
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cupp-duck-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

Garth Crooks's Team of the Week :: Liverpool go top, Everton excel, while Sherwood gets first Spurs win, but who has made Garth Crooks's Team of the Week?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25488518

What China Mobile deal means :: CNN's Pauline Chiou has a look at the effects of the Apple China Mobile deal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/22/chiou-china-apple-iphone.cnn.html?eref�ition

Protesters swarm streets of Bangkok :: Tens of thousands take to the streets in Bangkok, some surrounding the home of Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they want to oust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Christmas warning over fake alcohol :: Trading standards urges the public to keep an eye out for counterfeit spirits over the festive period.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/25437163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How snow globes came to be :: Vienna factory where snow globes are still made by their inventors
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25449226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zsP5mXtmqvo/story01.htm

Andras Schiff: Why I don't set foot in Hungary :: Pianist Andras Schiff tells the BBC's Tim Franks why he gave his 60th birthday performance in London, and not in his homeland, Hungary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25450716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

23-Dec-2013 19:55 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

95K Without Power in Northeast Due to Ice Storm :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/351b2b04/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10Ak0Epower0Enorthern0Eny0Edue0Eice0Estorm0E2130A1374/story01.htm

Years after death, wife gives husband final Christmas gift - Today.com :: http://www.today.com/news/years-after-death-wife-gives-husband-final-christmas-gift-2D11792103

4 Missing Cyclists Found in California Mountains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/352466cd/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmountain0Ebikers0Emissing0Ecalifornia0Emountains0E2130A9410A/story01.htm

Husband Wants Pregnant Wife Off Life Support :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221020/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Chusband0Epregnant0Ewife0Eoff0Elife0Esupport0Cstory0Did0F212910A86/story01.htm

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221027/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Crodman0Emeet0Ekim0Egame0E2130A1832/story01.htm

Rule Change on Health Insurance Rattles Industry - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304244904579274510865358146

SOUTH AFRICA: Slideshow: South Africa's 10 days mourning Nelson Mandela :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131216-slideshow-review-south-africa-s-10-days-mourning-nelson-mandela

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

10 Questions for Katrin Himmler :: A descendant of Nazi elites, Katrin Himmler on her ancestors, her Jewish in-laws and why she kept her name
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2129399,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


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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

VIDEO: Goggly eyes bring objects to life :: The idea of 'eyebombing' is to stick removable goggly eyes onto objects like parking meters and pipes, so they almost seem human.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Selfridges ready for retail rush :: One of London's best-known department stores is preparing for its busiest day of the year. Nina Dos Santos reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/20/pkg-uk-santos-selfridges-retail.cnn.html?eref�ition

Meet Italy's ancient ancestors :: Exhibit to display the remains of what used to be a 600,000 year old human settlement. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/pkg-wedeman-italy-ancient-ancestors.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse :: London's Apollo Theatre where ceiling collapsed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25458512#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 20 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 20 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25461232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Township teen becomes opera star :: Three talented youngsters from Cape Town's townships are setting out to become global opera stars -- and their story is told in a new documentary.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/africa/the-township-teens-opera/index.html?eref�ition

Is Williams the Andy Warhol of music? :: The music producer on collaborating with major stars such as Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/12/20/spc-talk-asia-pharrell-williams-b.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A billion pixels for a billion stars :: The developer of an extremely powerful digital camera, which was launched into space on Thursday, explains how it will detect light from a billion stars.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25450068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India 'overreacts' to diplomat's arrest :: Jeremy Carl says Indian officials should not have taken retaliatory measures against the U.S. for a legitimate investigation of potential labor abuse
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/carl-india-dispute-privilege/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 14-20 December 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25468899#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigella Lawson: Flirtatious TV chef :: With her lashings of butter and flirtations with the camera, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed her many fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/world/europe/uk-nigella-lawson-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Polar bear attacks woman after party :: A woman in Canada was attacked by a polar bear while heading home after a party. CBC News reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/20/dnt-canada-polar-bear-attack.cbc-news.html?eref�ition

'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

A long winter for the Middle East's Christians :: The last decade has been catastrophic for the 14 million Christians in the Middle East, says William Dalrymple.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25463722#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama :: How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/politics/obama-bad-year/index.html?eref�ition

Don't reject 'Duck Dynasty' family :: S.E. Cupp says she disagrees with Phil Robertson's view on homosexuality but argues that it was ungracious of A&E to suspend him over his religious beliefs
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/opinion/cupp-duck-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

What China Mobile deal means :: CNN's Pauline Chiou has a look at the effects of the Apple China Mobile deal.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/22/chiou-china-apple-iphone.cnn.html?eref�ition

Ex-PR exec 'ashamed' of AIDS tweet :: Justine Sacco, a former PR executive who sparked a firestorm of controversy on Twitter, apologized Sunday for her "needless and careless tweet" about AIDS in Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/sacco-offensive-tweet/index.html?eref�ition

Protesters swarm streets of Bangkok :: Tens of thousands take to the streets in Bangkok, some surrounding the home of Yingluck Shinawatra, whom they want to oust.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/asia/thailand-protests/index.html?eref�ition

Christmas warning over fake alcohol :: Trading standards urges the public to keep an eye out for counterfeit spirits over the festive period.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/25437163#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: How snow globes came to be :: Vienna factory where snow globes are still made by their inventors
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25449226#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zsP5mXtmqvo/story01.htm

Andras Schiff: Why I don't set foot in Hungary :: Pianist Andras Schiff tells the BBC's Tim Franks why he gave his 60th birthday performance in London, and not in his homeland, Hungary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25450716#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

95K Without Power in Northeast Due to Ice Storm :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/351b2b04/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10Ak0Epower0Enorthern0Eny0Edue0Eice0Estorm0E2130A1374/story01.htm

Rule Change on Health Insurance Rattles Industry - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304244904579274510865358146

Is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback of all time? [Poll] - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-peyton-manning-poll-20131223,0,5510920.story

4 Missing Cyclists Found in California Mountains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/352466cd/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cmountain0Ebikers0Emissing0Ecalifornia0Emountains0E2130A9410A/story01.htm

British Airways' Plane Clips South Africa Airport Building - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304020704579276270497916970.html

Vince Cable is like a 'rude old uncle', Tories say - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10535521/Vince-Cable-compares-Tory-immigration-panic-to-Enoch-Powell-rivers-of-blood-speech.html

Search and rescue: Google-owned robot is new disaster response champ - NBCNews.com :: http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/search-rescue-google-owned-robot-new-disaster-response-champ-2D11792102

LIVE: Travel chaos as Christmas storm hits the South - Basingstoke Gazette :: http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/10895564.LIVE__Travel_chaos_as_Christmas_storm_hits_the_South/

Police officer who beat cancer twice creates 'anti bucket list' with 101 things to do ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/greig-trout-man-beats-cancer-2954950

Husband Wants Pregnant Wife Off Life Support :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221020/sc/3/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Chusband0Epregnant0Ewife0Eoff0Elife0Esupport0Cstory0Did0F212910A86/story01.htm

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35221027/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Crodman0Emeet0Ekim0Egame0E2130A1832/story01.htm

SOUTH AFRICA: Slideshow: South Africa's 10 days mourning Nelson Mandela :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131216-slideshow-review-south-africa-s-10-days-mourning-nelson-mandela

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

10 Questions for Katrin Himmler :: A descendant of Nazi elites, Katrin Himmler on her ancestors, her Jewish in-laws and why she kept her name
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2129399,00.html?pcd=pw-magic


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