Friday, December 27, 2013

27-Dec-2013 23:32

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

Al Qaeda-held man pleads for help :: A U.S. man held hostage by al Qaeda pleads for President Barack Obama to help secure his release, in a video released by his captors.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/world/asia/pakistan-captured-american/index.html?eref�ition

Food prices: a bricks and mortar problem for economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UfU3WlSNUrs/story01.htm

Native Americans sue Bale movie :: Seventeen members of the Ramapough Lunaape Nation have sued the makers of the film "Out of the Furnace," saying the movie portrays their Native American people in a false light and has caused humiliation for the tribe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/native-americans-sues-filmmaker/index.html?eref�ition

27-Dec-2013 23:32 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

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

Ashes 2013-14: Australia v England, fourth Test: live - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/theashes/10170731/Ashes-fourth-Test-live.html

Online shipping will never be 100% on time :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/OlUpFzYkBK0/index.html

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


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27-Dec-2013 22:30

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

Al Qaeda-held man pleads for help :: A U.S. man held hostage by al Qaeda pleads for President Barack Obama to help secure his release, in a video released by his captors.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/world/asia/pakistan-captured-american/index.html?eref�ition

Food prices: a bricks and mortar problem for economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UfU3WlSNUrs/story01.htm

Native Americans sue Bale movie :: Seventeen members of the Ramapough Lunaape Nation have sued the makers of the film "Out of the Furnace," saying the movie portrays their Native American people in a false light and has caused humiliation for the tribe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/native-americans-sues-filmmaker/index.html?eref�ition

27-Dec-2013 22:30 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

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

US welcomes deal on relocating air base in Japan - AFP :: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iXplPNAymzQn3Z31FDxuNhHppiEw?docId%3Db39f5eb3-5105-494a-93f9-bc351ba596ca

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


10

27-Dec-2013 21:30

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

Al Qaeda-held man pleads for help :: A U.S. man held hostage by al Qaeda pleads for President Barack Obama to help secure his release, in a video released by his captors.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/world/asia/pakistan-captured-american/index.html?eref�ition

Food prices: a bricks and mortar problem for economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UfU3WlSNUrs/story01.htm

Native Americans sue Bale movie :: Seventeen members of the Ramapough Lunaape Nation have sued the makers of the film "Out of the Furnace," saying the movie portrays their Native American people in a false light and has caused humiliation for the tribe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/native-americans-sues-filmmaker/index.html?eref�ition

27-Dec-2013 21:30 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

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

Anti-Assad Lebanese ex-minister killed in Beirut bomb - Firstpost :: http://www.firstpost.com/world/anti-assad-lebanese-ex-minister-killed-in-beirut-bomb-1310723.html

Deal to move Okinawa base wins approval - Business Standard (blog) :: http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/deal-to-move-okinawa-base-wins-approval-113122701092_1.html

First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57616298-1/first-look-at-benedict-cumberbatch-as-alan-turing-in-the-imitation-game/

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


10

27-Dec-2013 20:28

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: UNESCO boss on new role :: Mounir Bouchenaki, the new Director of ARC-WH (Arab Regional Centre - World Heritage) will face fresh challenges in the role.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25214555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi blogger faces death case :: A judge in Saudi Arabia has recommended that imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi go before a high court on a charge of apostasy, which would carry the death penalty upon conviction, according to Badawi's wife.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/world/meast/saudi-blogger-death-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

Al Qaeda-held man pleads for help :: A U.S. man held hostage by al Qaeda pleads for President Barack Obama to help secure his release, in a video released by his captors.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/world/asia/pakistan-captured-american/index.html?eref�ition

27-Dec-2013 20:28 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

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

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

Facebook is 'dead and buried,' say teens - CNET (blog) :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57616310-1/facebook-is-dead-and-buried-say-teens/

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


10

27-Dec-2013 19:28

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: UNESCO boss on new role :: Mounir Bouchenaki, the new Director of ARC-WH (Arab Regional Centre - World Heritage) will face fresh challenges in the role.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25214555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi blogger faces death case :: A judge in Saudi Arabia has recommended that imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi go before a high court on a charge of apostasy, which would carry the death penalty upon conviction, according to Badawi's wife.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/world/meast/saudi-blogger-death-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

At least 29 killed in Thailand bus accident: Police - Times of India :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH8B0HedJQFFIHC7FE0eusKzVbUjA&url=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/At-least-29-killed-in-Thailand-bus-accident-Police/articleshow/27993525.cms

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


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27-Dec-2013 18:27

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

Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gOjx9W2nOMs/story01.htm

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Lmx1mPcNVAw/story01.htm

Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HKvzoPNI8os/story01.htm

'Dr Who' goodbye trends :: The 'Dr. Who' Christmas special lit up the internet like a tree as Matt Smith said goodbye.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/showbiz/doctor-who-christmas-matt-smith-farewell/index.html?eref�ition

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GWRqg7-HrZo/story01.htm

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fZIQ4AmFDVI/story01.htm

UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4-58llRpEI8/story01.htm

VIDEO: The restaurant serving rejected food :: The Copenhagen restaurant that serves up rejected food
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25449219#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: UNESCO boss on new role :: Mounir Bouchenaki, the new Director of ARC-WH (Arab Regional Centre - World Heritage) will face fresh challenges in the role.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25214555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The United Nations of Chungking Mansions :: Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24442415#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spy pigeon secrets of ex-head of MI5 :: Ex-MI5 chief uncovers the wartime work overseen by her mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25429191#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The forgotten photojournalist killed in action :: The first female photo-journalist to die on the battlefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25108104#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/s7m7langHao/story01.htm

'Belieb' it or not he says he's done :: Justin Bieber announces his retirement on Twitter, but "The Wall Street Journal's" Christopher John Farley doesn't buy it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/12/26/lead-intv-farley-justin-bieber-retirement-tweet.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live' :: The boy with a rare disease who proved doctors wrong
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25244454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi blogger faces death case :: A judge in Saudi Arabia has recommended that imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi go before a high court on a charge of apostasy, which would carry the death penalty upon conviction, according to Badawi's wife.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/world/meast/saudi-blogger-death-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

The rise of the 'extreme commuter' :: The people who travel hours to get to work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25498136#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story that changed the world :: The biggest tech story of 2013 changed the world and its impact is beginning to be felt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/23/tech/web/top-tech-stories-2013/index.html?eref�ition

100 things we didn't know last year :: Unexpected nuggets that have emerged from daily news stories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25298982#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VeVRYpJU1tE/story01.htm

Films of 2014: A look-ahead :: The pick of the music, TV, film and culture coming in 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25493655#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: 9 things I wish I hadn't learned :: Why the pope's compassion is bad and the inability for America to pass a gun control law, here are 9 things Dean Obeidallah wishes he didn't learn in 2013.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/opinion/obeidallah-year-to-forget/index.html?eref�ition

Yen out in the cold as year-end optimism lifts stocks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OSAcIoqLLcc/story01.htm

Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates :: A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/26/travel/gallery/beautiful-nanjing/index.html?eref�ition

Wildlife 'thrived' after hot summer :: The hot summer of 2013 provided a much-needed boost for UK wildlife, with butterflies, moths and grasshoppers all thriving, the National Trust says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25523879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

27-Dec-2013 18:26 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

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

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

First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57616298-1/first-look-at-benedict-cumberbatch-as-alan-turing-in-the-imitation-game/

U.S. 10-year yield at two-year high, stocks rally :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KaV9-FaGVTs/story01.htm

Top 10 Dumb Debt Decisions in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35417c6f/sc/36/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0C10A0Edumb0Edebt0Edecisions0Eavoid0E20A140Cstory0Did0F21341623/story01.htm


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