Saturday, May 31, 2014

31-May-2014 09:43

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

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

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

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

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

China, Vietnam tensions rise :: China and Vietnam find themselves locked in an increasingly tense dispute over waters in the South China Sea. CNN's Euan McKirdy is on the scene.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/28/world/asia/vietnam-china-dispute-mckirdy/index.html?eref�ition

Man catches baby after fall :: A vendor in China catches a baby who fell from two floors up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/05/23/nr-man-catches-falling-baby.cnn.html?eref�ition

How to win China's tourists :: As the global travel industry rolls out the welcome mat for China's surge of outbound tourists, it should consider tipping the scales in their customers' favor.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/world/asia/china-tourism-marketing/index.html?eref�ition

The rape case that changed India :: When I tell people outside India that I live in New Delhi, I'm almost always asked the now inevitable question: "Do you feel safe there?" or worse, "what's with the rape culture in India?"
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/india-rape-problem-udas/index.html?eref�ition

Children raped, forced to eat faeces in Maharashtra school - police :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Pl41zO_aUxo/story01.htm

Police knew of California gunman's videos, but did not view them :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DhBB-5ARkVQ/story01.htm

Rape survivor gives others strength :: As a rape survivor, I have always wanted to give voice to victims of violence. But it was only this week, after the publication of a very personal piece on rape, that I understood how important it is to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/17/world/india-rape-reaction/index.html?eref�ition

Reasons for the world to care about Scottish independence vote :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cM3DB6xQIfs/story01.htm

12 superb sunset spots :: One of the world's best urban sunsets didn't quite happen in New York yesterday -- but never mind, here are 12 other sunsets to seek out around the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/travel/12-sunsets/index.html?eref�ition

Airport of the future? :: A VIP area inspired by sailboats? An aquatic-themed mosque? This brand new airport has both.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/29/travel/qatar-gulf-airports/index.html?eref�ition

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