Tuesday, June 10, 2014

10-Jun-2014 05:35

How airlines plan to stop 'losing' planes :: A taskforce is trying to ensure planes are better tracked.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/06/travel/airlines-want-tracking-technology-mh-370/index.html?eref�ition

This beautiful island is built from coral :: Automobiles? Who needs them. This island relies on donkeys and dhows.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/06/travel/dows-and-donkeys-island-coral/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

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

53 spectacular wildlife shots :: Camping in the freezing snow at an altitude of 6,000 feet. Trekking through the jungle with an armed guard. Sitting on a boat in crocodile-infested waters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/30/travel/wildlife-photography-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Are old cellphones a new fad? :: Vintage phones are back in style. Would you trade your smart phone in for fashion? CNN's Max Foster reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/05/29/cnni-pkg-foster-old-cellphones-fashion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Google's car is the 'future' :: Google unveiled a self-driving car that doesn't have a steering wheel or pedals. Richard Quest reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/05/28/exp-erin-sot-quest-google-self-driving-car.cnn.html?eref�ition

Go inside Brazil's war on drugs :: Brazil cracks down on drug gangs in time for the World Cup, but is it enough? CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/05/29/darlington-pkg-rio-drug-gangs-world-cup.cnn.html?eref�ition

Mastering cyber-espionage :: Hackers in Iran used social media to target American and Israeli officials in an elaborate cyber-spying scheme.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/05/29/tsr-dnt-labott-us-iranian-hackers-spied.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Tiananmen protests :: 25 years on from student protest in Beijing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-27410482#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Boko Haram's 'brutal campaign' :: It is thought as many as 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks as a result of attacks by Boko Haram in the Gwoza Hills, near the border with Cameroon.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-27756400#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bergdahl describes harsh treatment, solitary confinement: U.S. officials :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ly4YtVoJjug/story01.htm

Three dead, two wounded in shooting attack on Las Vegas police :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LJlfmvgvy-E/story01.htm

This robot wants to be your friend :: Ever feel like no one really understands you? 'Pepper' could be about to change all that. The Japanese robot has been designed to respond to -- and learn from -- human emotions. Its creator, Softbank, says that its unveiling last week could well be looked at as a 'historic moment' in the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/06/world/asia/japan-robot-softbank/index.html?eref�ition

Symphony jams to 'Baby Got Back' :: The Seattle Symphony was joined on stage by hip-hop artist Sir Mix-A-Lot and helped him perform his hit "Baby Got Back."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/06/09/vo-seattle-symphony-baby-got-back-sir-mix-a-lot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Tornado injures man on golf course in suburban Denver :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/LGDDCDq3hY8/story01.htm

What's with all the 'destruction porn'? :: America has a growing addiction to maximum mayhem in its films, writes Lewis Beale.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/06/opinion/beale-destruction-porn/index.html?eref�ition

China's blind head to exam hall :: Han Junqian doesn't go outside very often. From 9:30 a.m. until 11 p.m., six days a week, the 50-year-old massage therapist works out of a dingy parlor in Beijing's Xicheng District. There's no commute as Han lives on site. On his day off he spends his time indoors. He goes outside primarily to buy groceries, or visit the bank.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/19/world/asia/blind-in-china/index.html?eref�ition

Nadal on cloud nine after soaring to new heights :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lKnUcbDYc_I/story01.htm

Rise of 'cult' Eastern Lightning :: The group was approaching fellow diners at a McDonald's restaurant in an eastern Chinese city on a recent Wednesday night, asking for their cellphone numbers, when one woman refused.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/06/world/asia/china-eastern-lightning-killing/index.html?eref�ition

Five people, including 2 police, dead in Las Vegas ambush shooting :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gARS1ip0hQI/story01.htm

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