Friday, May 23, 2014

23-May-2014 06:31

China's secret weapon :: The Chinese air force have a new secret weapon: monkeys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/china-pla-monkeys/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 10-16 May 2014 :: Some of the best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-27422190#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Russian proton rocket fails :: A Russian space rocket launch went sour Friday, destroying the booster and its payload, Russian state media said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/05/16/russian-proton-rocket-fails.roscosmos.html?eref�ition

Meet India's next PM :: India's prime minister in waiting is business friendly but controversial. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/05/16/pkg-kapur-modi-profile.cnn.html?eref�ition

What are 'firenadoes'? :: Unruly wildfires and "devil winds" keep barreling across Southern California, destroying homes and spawning "firenadoes."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/05/16/california-wildfires-orig-mg.cnn.html?eref�ition

See 9/11 objects up close :: The events of 9/11 turned objects found at ground zero into memorials for the world. CNN shows some of the iconic pieces.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/05/14/natpkg-orig-9-11-memorial-objects-bpa.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Love locks' craze hits London :: Padlocks symbolizing love adorn bridges worldwide and can now be found on London's Millennium Bridge. Max Foster reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/05/16/pkg-foster-lovelocks-in-uk.cnn.html?eref�ition

A one of a kind friendship :: A two-legged chihuahua and a fluffy chicken have become best friends.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/21/pkg-ga-chicken-chihuahua-best-friends.hln.html?eref�ition

UN imposes sanctions on Boko Haram :: The UN Security Council approves sanctions against the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, five weeks after it kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-27529566#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: UK fracking 'could yield billion barrels' :: A government report on fracking is set to announce that a potentially huge supply of untapped energy is located below the surface of the earth in southern England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27531601#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Shield' actor charged with murder :: Actor Michael Jace has been formally charged with one count of murder with a gun in the shooting death of his wife, the prosecutor's spokeswoman said Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/22/showbiz/shield-actor-michael-jace-homicide-charge/index.html?eref�ition

NI21 leadership speak about rift :: The deputy leader of NI21 says a public rift within the party is because he instigated an external investigation into rumours relating to the party leader Basil McCrea.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-27528484#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natasha McShane's attacker jailed :: A man found guilty of the attempted murder of County Armagh woman Natasha McShane and her friend Stacy Jurich in Chicago four years ago, is sentenced to 90 years in jail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-27517559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former Guatemala president sentenced :: A court in New York sentences former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to five years and 10 months in jail for taking bribes from Taiwan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-27531896#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai army chief summons ousted PM for talks a day after coup :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fclhasg1fu0/story01.htm

Maid's burn photos force probe :: The man who shared images of the abuse that a Filipino maid allegedly suffered on the job in Saudi Arabia said he did so because he didn't know what else to do.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/22/world/meast/saudi-filipino-maid/index.html?eref�ition

Thai army chief summons ousted PM for talks a day after coup :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VoVJ8RPRfXg/story01.htm

Research concerns over 'Yes' vote :: Professors from all Scotland's medical schools write an open letter expressing "grave concerns" independence could jeopardise research funding.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-27530445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One hundred years of Leica cameras :: 100 years of famous images from a famous camera
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27516384#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man killed during protests in Turkey :: A 30-year-old bystander dies after being shot during clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Istanbul.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27531532#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kidney dialysis machine for babies :: Italian scientists have designed a dialysis machine specifically to treat babies with acute kidney failure, which they say could improve treatment.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27519403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Whole nine yards of what? :: Where does the term 'whole nine yards' come from?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27477422#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Facebook changes privacy settings :: Facebook, often criticized for wanting users to go public, tweaks its privacy defaults.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/22/tech/social-media/facebook-privacy/index.html?eref�ition

Bloomsbury's forgotten novel :: The Bloomsbury Group's forgotten Sri Lankan novel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27518833#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Nature inspires flying robot design :: Engineers and biologists are working together to create the next generation of nature-inspired flying robots.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27496731#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage' :: US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27532007#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nature inspires flying robot design :: Engineers and biologists are working together to create the next generation of nature-inspired flying robots.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27496737#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Post-poll speculation and Moyes 'scuffle' - front pages :: Speculation about the likely results of the European and local elections make Friday's newspaper headlines, along with coverage of an alleged wine bar scuffle involving David Moyes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-27531243#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Life as Cannes concierge to the stars :: Concierge to the stars at the film festival
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27526324#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smart guns: How smart are they? :: Just how smart are they?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27520267#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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