Friday, May 9, 2014

09-May-2014 18:11

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

US House backs new Benghazi inquiry :: The US House of Representatives votes to create a panel to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-27330977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What is 'feminist' pornography? :: What happens when feminists make sex films?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27192724#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What can a $200 smart vest do? :: Richard Taylor finds out from Stephane Marceau, founder of Canadian startup OMSignal, what their $200 smart vest can do.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27336279#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The missing budget Braille e-reader :: Why can't you buy a braille e-reader?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27243376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The 18th Century four-minute mile :: The mystery over the 18th Century four-minute mile claim
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27298505#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Which electronic device did a man attempt to marry?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27329937#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The drive for 'natural motherhood' :: Is there undue pressure to give birth 'naturally?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27239241#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The cyclist who helped save Italy's Jews :: The Italian sporting legend who hushed up his wartime heroism
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27333310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gates: Group imperils Nigeria's future :: I think of myself as an "impatient optimist." There are times, however, when it's harder to muster the optimism, and the impatience takes over. That's how I felt when I read about the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group Boko Haram to be married off or sold into slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/opinion/gates-boko-haram-nigeria-girls/index.html?eref�ition

Family rows linked to early death :: Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27327325#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Check out this rare megamouth shark :: A museum in Japan is putting a rare megamouth shark on display.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/05/08/vo-japan-megamouth-shark.cnn.html?eref�ition

Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes :: A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-27336751#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: India election graffiti :: Graffiti from the eastern Indian city of Calcutta
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-27100187#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Elderly Missouri woman found guilty of killing husband 40 years ago :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3a3j8vKg82I/story01.htm

Earthquake shakes Mexico :: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico's Guerrero state Thursday, less than a month after an even stronger temblor hit the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/americas/mexico-earthquake/index.html?eref�ition

Man decapitated in his Georgia home :: An old man is found decapitated in gated $1M home. Police fear his missing wife was abducted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/justice/georgia-elderly-man-decapitated-wife-missing/index.html?eref�ition

Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aUZkir7eRQ0/story01.htm

Recording: Clippers owner not racist :: If the latest audio recording attributed to Donald Sterling is the real deal, the L.A. Clippers owner is denying he's a racist -- and doesn't appear ready to submit to demands to sell the team.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/us/nba-sterling-audio-recording/index.html?eref�ition

The town thronged with old people :: Which UK town do old people flock to?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27066299#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Afghanistan's "forgotten" poor wince as billions in aid go to badlands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/KSRGrpx5Rs8/story01.htm

Extreme fundraising: Is it worth it? :: Should people risk life and limb for charity?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-27047282#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Free school finances questioned :: Financial management of some free schools is inadequate, a report by a cross-party group Public Accounts Committee argues.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-27334531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hvvpmbzs-A0/story01.htm

'Taxman's raid' - the front pages :: The papers report concerns over plans to allow tax officials to access people's bank accounts to claim unpaid bills and to revive the England football team.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-27336249#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Girls likely taken across border :: Nigeria's president vows that audacious kidnapping will be Boko Haram's undoing, but admits that girls have likely been scattered and moved out of the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/africa/nigeria-abducted-girls/index.html?eref�ition

South China Sea tensions rise :: Tensions escalated in the South China Sea region this week after China, Vietnam and the Philippines were involved in a series of potentially explosive confrontations over disputed territory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/south-china-sea-drilling/index.html?eref�ition

HK's biggest ever corruption trial :: Two billionaire brothers who control Asia's biggest property development company have gone on trial in Hong Kong's biggest ever corruption case.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/07/world/asia/hong-kong-kwok-brothers-trial/index.html?eref�ition

Tiananmen at 25: Five activists held :: Five people have been detained in Beijing after they attended a low-key event marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/07/world/asia/china-pu-zhiqiang-detention/index.html?eref�ition

Journalist arrested over secrets :: Prominent Chinese journalist and press freedom advocate Gao Yu has been detained for allegedly leaking state secrets, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/china-journalist-gao-yu-detained/index.html?eref�ition

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