Thursday, December 26, 2013

26-Dec-2013 23:08

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

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

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

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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chuck Norris out splits Van Damme :: It's the YouTube equivalent of a roundhouse kick in the face.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/showbiz/chuck-norris-splits-spoof/index.html?eref�ition

Homesickness: A holiday guide :: Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/travel/homesickness-guide/index.html?eref�ition

How not to do a desert crossing :: Hot, thirsty, frustrated and exhausted, British adventurers Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron were already feeling despair set in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/modern-day-adventurers-desert-crossing/index.html?eref�ition

Why China reporters walk tightrope :: Foreign correspondents in China can quickly find themselves out in the cold, writes Jaime FlorCruz.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/world/asia/china-journalists-jaime-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 23 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 23 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25491892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Federer find his old form in 2014? :: Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/tennis/roger-federer-nadal-djokovic-tennis-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Battle for Mexico's beer market :: Beer giants compete for Mexican consumers, as CNN's Nick Parker reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/23/pkg-parker-mexico-beer-wars.cnn.html?eref�ition

Emergency spacewalk delayed :: Fredricka Whitfield talks with retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about NASA delaying it's next emergency spacewalk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/23/exp-nasa-delays-emergency-spacewalk.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Councils collect £594m from parking :: Councils are made a record surplus of £594m from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25494190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Letters to Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

Pussy Riot :: Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/europe/russia-pussy-riot-member-freed/index.html?eref�ition

Religious architecture :: It's a question that's plagued mankind for centuries -- how do you create an earthly structure worthy of the divine?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/how-do-you-design-a-building/index.html?eref�ition

Why death doesn't take a holiday :: You're more likely to die at Christmas than at any other time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/health/christmas-death-rate/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-official: Doctor's death no suicide :: Such killings are rarely as described, says former insider.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/opinion/syria-khan-suicide-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Can Mourinho build Chelsea dynasty? :: The English Premier League sack race has been as busy as ever this season, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signaled his long-term commitment to the club in an industry that has been criticized for its short term outlook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/football/mourinho-wants-chelsea-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

North Korea :: Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/asia/north-korea-kim-uncle-execution/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Fall of the machines at 'robot Olympics' :: The BBC attended the robot competition run by the Pentagon's research unit and saw the gap between today's technology facts and the science fiction of the future.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25469077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Santa, how much mail do you get? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

The top tech stories of 2013 :: The biggest technology story of the 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

26-Dec-2013 23:07 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Did Brendan Rodgers have a point about referee Lee Mason? - Yahoo Eurosport UK (blog) :: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/pitchside-europe/did-brendan-rodgers-point-mason-211010176.html

Father and Son Die in Christmas Day Cave Dive :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/353b15da/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cfather0Eson0Edie0Echristmas0Eday0Ecave0Edive0Cstory0Did0F213410A29/story01.htm

Ashes 2013-14: Australia v England, fourth Test: live - Dec 26 2013 - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/theashes/10538663/Ashes-fourth-Test-live.html

UPS, Amazon Respond to Delivery Blunders :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/353b0d26/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cvictim0Echristmas0Ebusiness0Eblunder0Cstory0Did0F21338810A/story01.htm

440-Pound Woman Trapped in Basement By Obesity :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538a4d9/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C60A0A0Epound0Elife0Efeatures0Estruggles0Emorbidly0Eobese0Cstory0Did0F2129710A2/story01.htm

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35321026/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Chome0Ecast0Enow0Cstory0Did0F21267559/story01.htm

Warren Buffett's Secrets, Our 10 Favorite Quotes And 1 You Won't Find - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1916341-warren-buffetts-secrets-our-10-favorite-quotes-and-1-you-wont-find

May Be Friday Before Power Back in Maine, Mich. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538df34/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfriday0Epower0Erestored0Eareas0E2133710A6/story01.htm

10 Things to Know for Thursday :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35369134/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10A0Ethings0Ethursday0E21336719/story01.htm

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

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

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

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


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26-Dec-2013 22:06

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

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

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

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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chuck Norris out splits Van Damme :: It's the YouTube equivalent of a roundhouse kick in the face.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/showbiz/chuck-norris-splits-spoof/index.html?eref�ition

Homesickness: A holiday guide :: Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/travel/homesickness-guide/index.html?eref�ition

How not to do a desert crossing :: Hot, thirsty, frustrated and exhausted, British adventurers Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron were already feeling despair set in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/modern-day-adventurers-desert-crossing/index.html?eref�ition

Why China reporters walk tightrope :: Foreign correspondents in China can quickly find themselves out in the cold, writes Jaime FlorCruz.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/world/asia/china-journalists-jaime-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 23 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 23 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25491892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Federer find his old form in 2014? :: Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/tennis/roger-federer-nadal-djokovic-tennis-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Battle for Mexico's beer market :: Beer giants compete for Mexican consumers, as CNN's Nick Parker reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/23/pkg-parker-mexico-beer-wars.cnn.html?eref�ition

Emergency spacewalk delayed :: Fredricka Whitfield talks with retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about NASA delaying it's next emergency spacewalk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/23/exp-nasa-delays-emergency-spacewalk.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Councils collect £594m from parking :: Councils are made a record surplus of £594m from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25494190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Letters to Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

Pussy Riot :: Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/europe/russia-pussy-riot-member-freed/index.html?eref�ition

Religious architecture :: It's a question that's plagued mankind for centuries -- how do you create an earthly structure worthy of the divine?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/how-do-you-design-a-building/index.html?eref�ition

Why death doesn't take a holiday :: You're more likely to die at Christmas than at any other time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/health/christmas-death-rate/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-official: Doctor's death no suicide :: Such killings are rarely as described, says former insider.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/opinion/syria-khan-suicide-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Can Mourinho build Chelsea dynasty? :: The English Premier League sack race has been as busy as ever this season, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signaled his long-term commitment to the club in an industry that has been criticized for its short term outlook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/football/mourinho-wants-chelsea-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

North Korea :: Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/asia/north-korea-kim-uncle-execution/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Fall of the machines at 'robot Olympics' :: The BBC attended the robot competition run by the Pentagon's research unit and saw the gap between today's technology facts and the science fiction of the future.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25469077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Santa, how much mail do you get? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

The top tech stories of 2013 :: The biggest technology story of the 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

26-Dec-2013 22:06 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPS, Amazon Respond to Delivery Blunders :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/353b0d26/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cvictim0Echristmas0Ebusiness0Eblunder0Cstory0Did0F21338810A/story01.htm

440-Pound Woman Trapped in Basement By Obesity :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538a4d9/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C60A0A0Epound0Elife0Efeatures0Estruggles0Emorbidly0Eobese0Cstory0Did0F2129710A2/story01.htm

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35321026/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Chome0Ecast0Enow0Cstory0Did0F21267559/story01.htm

Warren Buffett's Secrets, Our 10 Favorite Quotes And 1 You Won't Find - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1916341-warren-buffetts-secrets-our-10-favorite-quotes-and-1-you-wont-find

May Be Friday Before Power Back in Maine, Mich. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538df34/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfriday0Epower0Erestored0Eareas0E2133710A6/story01.htm

10 Things to Know for Thursday :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35369134/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10A0Ethings0Ethursday0E21336719/story01.htm

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

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

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

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


10

26-Dec-2013 21:06

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

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

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

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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chuck Norris out splits Van Damme :: It's the YouTube equivalent of a roundhouse kick in the face.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/showbiz/chuck-norris-splits-spoof/index.html?eref�ition

Homesickness: A holiday guide :: Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/travel/homesickness-guide/index.html?eref�ition

How not to do a desert crossing :: Hot, thirsty, frustrated and exhausted, British adventurers Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron were already feeling despair set in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/modern-day-adventurers-desert-crossing/index.html?eref�ition

Why China reporters walk tightrope :: Foreign correspondents in China can quickly find themselves out in the cold, writes Jaime FlorCruz.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/world/asia/china-journalists-jaime-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 23 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 23 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25491892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Federer find his old form in 2014? :: Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/tennis/roger-federer-nadal-djokovic-tennis-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Battle for Mexico's beer market :: Beer giants compete for Mexican consumers, as CNN's Nick Parker reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/23/pkg-parker-mexico-beer-wars.cnn.html?eref�ition

Emergency spacewalk delayed :: Fredricka Whitfield talks with retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about NASA delaying it's next emergency spacewalk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/23/exp-nasa-delays-emergency-spacewalk.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Councils collect £594m from parking :: Councils are made a record surplus of £594m from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25494190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Letters to Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

Pussy Riot :: Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/europe/russia-pussy-riot-member-freed/index.html?eref�ition

Religious architecture :: It's a question that's plagued mankind for centuries -- how do you create an earthly structure worthy of the divine?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/how-do-you-design-a-building/index.html?eref�ition

Why death doesn't take a holiday :: You're more likely to die at Christmas than at any other time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/health/christmas-death-rate/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-official: Doctor's death no suicide :: Such killings are rarely as described, says former insider.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/opinion/syria-khan-suicide-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Can Mourinho build Chelsea dynasty? :: The English Premier League sack race has been as busy as ever this season, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signaled his long-term commitment to the club in an industry that has been criticized for its short term outlook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/football/mourinho-wants-chelsea-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

North Korea :: Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/asia/north-korea-kim-uncle-execution/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Fall of the machines at 'robot Olympics' :: The BBC attended the robot competition run by the Pentagon's research unit and saw the gap between today's technology facts and the science fiction of the future.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25469077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Santa, how much mail do you get? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

The top tech stories of 2013 :: The biggest technology story of the 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

26-Dec-2013 21:05 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

440-Pound Woman Trapped in Basement By Obesity :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538a4d9/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C60A0A0Epound0Elife0Efeatures0Estruggles0Emorbidly0Eobese0Cstory0Did0F2129710A2/story01.htm

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35321026/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Chome0Ecast0Enow0Cstory0Did0F21267559/story01.htm

Warren Buffett's Secrets, Our 10 Favorite Quotes And 1 You Won't Find - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1916341-warren-buffetts-secrets-our-10-favorite-quotes-and-1-you-wont-find

May Be Friday Before Power Back in Maine, Mich. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538df34/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfriday0Epower0Erestored0Eareas0E2133710A6/story01.htm

10 Things to Know for Thursday :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35369134/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10A0Ethings0Ethursday0E21336719/story01.htm

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

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

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

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


10

26-Dec-2013 20:04

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

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

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

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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chuck Norris out splits Van Damme :: It's the YouTube equivalent of a roundhouse kick in the face.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/showbiz/chuck-norris-splits-spoof/index.html?eref�ition

Homesickness: A holiday guide :: Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/travel/homesickness-guide/index.html?eref�ition

How not to do a desert crossing :: Hot, thirsty, frustrated and exhausted, British adventurers Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron were already feeling despair set in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/modern-day-adventurers-desert-crossing/index.html?eref�ition

Why China reporters walk tightrope :: Foreign correspondents in China can quickly find themselves out in the cold, writes Jaime FlorCruz.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/world/asia/china-journalists-jaime-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 23 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 23 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25491892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Federer find his old form in 2014? :: Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/tennis/roger-federer-nadal-djokovic-tennis-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Battle for Mexico's beer market :: Beer giants compete for Mexican consumers, as CNN's Nick Parker reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/23/pkg-parker-mexico-beer-wars.cnn.html?eref�ition

Emergency spacewalk delayed :: Fredricka Whitfield talks with retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about NASA delaying it's next emergency spacewalk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/23/exp-nasa-delays-emergency-spacewalk.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Councils collect £594m from parking :: Councils are made a record surplus of £594m from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25494190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Letters to Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

Pussy Riot :: Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/europe/russia-pussy-riot-member-freed/index.html?eref�ition

Religious architecture :: It's a question that's plagued mankind for centuries -- how do you create an earthly structure worthy of the divine?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/how-do-you-design-a-building/index.html?eref�ition

Why death doesn't take a holiday :: You're more likely to die at Christmas than at any other time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/health/christmas-death-rate/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-official: Doctor's death no suicide :: Such killings are rarely as described, says former insider.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/opinion/syria-khan-suicide-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Can Mourinho build Chelsea dynasty? :: The English Premier League sack race has been as busy as ever this season, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signaled his long-term commitment to the club in an industry that has been criticized for its short term outlook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/football/mourinho-wants-chelsea-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

North Korea :: Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/asia/north-korea-kim-uncle-execution/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Fall of the machines at 'robot Olympics' :: The BBC attended the robot competition run by the Pentagon's research unit and saw the gap between today's technology facts and the science fiction of the future.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25469077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Santa, how much mail do you get? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

The top tech stories of 2013 :: The biggest technology story of the 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

26-Dec-2013 20:04 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

More flooding expected as rain on the way - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10538132/More-flooding-expected-as-rain-on-the-way.html

Volunteer Firefighter Unknowingly Pulls Dying Daughter From Wreckage On ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/25/steve-whitcomb-katie-hamilton_n_4501095.html

UPS FedEx delays - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/victim-christmas-business-blunder/story?id%3D21338810

Manchester City vs Liverpool LIVE Commentary - Goal.com :: http://www.goal.com/en-gb/match/109411/manchester-city-vs-liverpool/play-by-play

440-Pound Woman Trapped in Basement By Obesity :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538a4d9/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C60A0A0Epound0Elife0Efeatures0Estruggles0Emorbidly0Eobese0Cstory0Did0F2129710A2/story01.htm

Avalon shooting: Nightclub murder witnesses claim they heard 'up to 10 shots' as ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/avalon-shooting-nightclub-murder-witnesses-2961762

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35321026/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Chome0Ecast0Enow0Cstory0Did0F21267559/story01.htm

Warren Buffett's Secrets, Our 10 Favorite Quotes And 1 You Won't Find - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1916341-warren-buffetts-secrets-our-10-favorite-quotes-and-1-you-wont-find

May Be Friday Before Power Back in Maine, Mich. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538df34/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfriday0Epower0Erestored0Eareas0E2133710A6/story01.htm

10 Things to Know for Thursday :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35369134/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10A0Ethings0Ethursday0E21336719/story01.htm

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

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

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

The 10 Best Restaurants of 2013 :: The past year produced terrifically enjoyable restaurants from seasoned veterans, but those were exceptions. The newcomers were the true standouts in 2013.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/25/dining/reviews/the-10-best-restaurants-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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


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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

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

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

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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chuck Norris out splits Van Damme :: It's the YouTube equivalent of a roundhouse kick in the face.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/showbiz/chuck-norris-splits-spoof/index.html?eref�ition

Homesickness: A holiday guide :: Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/travel/homesickness-guide/index.html?eref�ition

How not to do a desert crossing :: Hot, thirsty, frustrated and exhausted, British adventurers Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron were already feeling despair set in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/modern-day-adventurers-desert-crossing/index.html?eref�ition

Why China reporters walk tightrope :: Foreign correspondents in China can quickly find themselves out in the cold, writes Jaime FlorCruz.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/world/asia/china-journalists-jaime-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 23 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 23 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25491892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Federer find his old form in 2014? :: Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/tennis/roger-federer-nadal-djokovic-tennis-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Battle for Mexico's beer market :: Beer giants compete for Mexican consumers, as CNN's Nick Parker reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/12/23/pkg-parker-mexico-beer-wars.cnn.html?eref�ition

Emergency spacewalk delayed :: Fredricka Whitfield talks with retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about NASA delaying it's next emergency spacewalk.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/23/exp-nasa-delays-emergency-spacewalk.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Councils collect £594m from parking :: Councils are made a record surplus of £594m from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25494190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Letters to Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

Pussy Riot :: Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/europe/russia-pussy-riot-member-freed/index.html?eref�ition

Religious architecture :: It's a question that's plagued mankind for centuries -- how do you create an earthly structure worthy of the divine?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/how-do-you-design-a-building/index.html?eref�ition

Why death doesn't take a holiday :: You're more likely to die at Christmas than at any other time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/health/christmas-death-rate/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-official: Doctor's death no suicide :: Such killings are rarely as described, says former insider.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/opinion/syria-khan-suicide-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Can Mourinho build Chelsea dynasty? :: The English Premier League sack race has been as busy as ever this season, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signaled his long-term commitment to the club in an industry that has been criticized for its short term outlook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/sport/football/mourinho-wants-chelsea-dynasty/index.html?eref�ition

North Korea :: Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/world/asia/north-korea-kim-uncle-execution/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Fall of the machines at 'robot Olympics' :: The BBC attended the robot competition run by the Pentagon's research unit and saw the gap between today's technology facts and the science fiction of the future.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25469077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Santa, how much mail do you get? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/business/dear-santa-christmas-letters/index.html?eref�ition

The top tech stories of 2013 :: The biggest technology story of the 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact is only beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

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Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

440-Pound Woman Trapped in Basement By Obesity :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538a4d9/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C60A0A0Epound0Elife0Efeatures0Estruggles0Emorbidly0Eobese0Cstory0Did0F2129710A2/story01.htm

Avalon shooting: Nightclub murder witnesses claim they heard 'up to 10 shots' as ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/avalon-shooting-nightclub-murder-witnesses-2961762

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35321026/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Chome0Ecast0Enow0Cstory0Did0F21267559/story01.htm

Warren Buffett's Secrets, Our 10 Favorite Quotes And 1 You Won't Find - Seeking Alpha :: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1916341-warren-buffetts-secrets-our-10-favorite-quotes-and-1-you-wont-find

May Be Friday Before Power Back in Maine, Mich. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3538df34/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfriday0Epower0Erestored0Eareas0E2133710A6/story01.htm

10 Things to Know for Thursday :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35369134/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0C10A0Ethings0Ethursday0E21336719/story01.htm

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

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

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

The 10 Best Restaurants of 2013 :: The past year produced terrifically enjoyable restaurants from seasoned veterans, but those were exceptions. The newcomers were the true standouts in 2013.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/25/dining/reviews/the-10-best-restaurants-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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


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