Saturday, May 31, 2014

31-May-2014 00:34

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

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

Death sentence for tycoon :: Former mining tycoon Liu Han and his brother have been sentenced to death, China's state media Xinhua reports. Both men have been found guilty of "mafia-style crime" and murder by a provincial court in Hubei.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/01/world/asia/china-liu-han-mafia-charges/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. 'hypocrisy' in cybertheft charge :: China has accused the United States of "hypocrisy" and "double standards" following its decision to charge five Chinese army officers with cybertheft against major American businesses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/20/world/asia/china-united-states-cyber-hacking/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 17-23 May 2014 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-27537600#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Andy Warhol's lost art :: The soup can looks familiar in an unfamiliar way, but the name at the bottom of the image is unmistakable: Andy Warhol.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/24/us/andy-warhol-lost-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: The plight of Niger's child brides :: The BBC has been to Niger, which has the highest rate of child marriage in the world with nearly 80% of girls there married by the age of 18.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-27629708#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Suit ages wearer 60 years in 20 mins :: The AgeLab at MIT has developed a suit that they say simulates the ageing process to give younger people a better idea of the physical challenges that older people face. Rajini Vaidyanathan tried it on.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-27524741#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Rat, ferret, chinchilla - which pet is now legal in NYC?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27628877#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ford recalls nearly 1.4 million vehicles in North America :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WaJP-4EPV88/story01.htm

George Michael 'resting and well' :: George Michael spent two days in a London hospital last week, but his representative is not revealing why.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/showbiz/george-michael-hospital/index.html?eref�ition

What is the referendum period? :: What you need to know as the official campaign period begins
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-27609162#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stumbling Thai economy lends urgency to junta's revival efforts :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/rSvzkVlEG40/story01.htm

Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/e02K3ydKLMA/story01.htm

Haunted by recurrent football stickers :: The football stickers that came up again. And again. And again
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27621425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Novak Djokovic bid for missing grand slam gathers pace vs Cilic :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/EqpN5g8oTnA/story01.htm

New threats will not distract U.S. from Asia, Hagel says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oGpV6LZ6ncY/story01.htm

Snowden: 10 things we learned :: Traitor or patriot? Low-level systems analyst or highly trained spy?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/us/edward-snowden-interview-10-things/index.html?eref�ition

MH370 hunt: What happens now? :: What happens now?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/world/asia/malaysia-airlines-plane-what-next/index.html?eref�ition

Breastfeeding ads use topless models :: A campaign to promote breastfeeding in Mexico that features topless models has some mothers upset. Nick Parker explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/05/29/pkg-parker-mexico-topless-breastfeeding-advertisements.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA, Snowden clash over 2013 internal email release :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wYdIW2OMpPY/story01.htm

Will Myanmar ban interfaith marriage? :: Myanmar considers controversial new law amid calls from extremist monks to "protect race, religion."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/world/asia/myanmar-interfaith-marriage-laws/index.html?eref�ition

Indian-Americans declared co-winners after National Spelling Bee faceoff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/n7oTnmx2Btg/story01.htm

SpaceX unveils sleek spaceship to fly U.S. astronauts :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JyBopQPYoog/story01.htm

Blair 'whitewash' and 1D football bid - the papers :: The Daily Mail reports anger over a decision to keep secret the transcripts of Iraq War talks, while One Direction are back in the news.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-27630674#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt: El-Sisi rival concedes defeat :: The only opponent of the former military chief concedes defeat in Egypt's presidential elections while challenging the credibility of the vote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/world/africa/egypt-presidential-election/index.html?eref�ition

Exclusive: U.S. companies seek cyber experts for top jobs, board seats :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fScNbZ-bato/story01.htm

Extremists busted in Xinjiang :: Police in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have busted 23 "terror and religious extremism groups and caught over 200 suspects," state news agency Xinhua reported, citing the regional public security department.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/25/world/asia/china-xinjiang-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

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