Friday, June 27, 2014

27-Jun-2014 04:15

The world's best national parks :: From biking hundreds of miles in Patagonia to trekking across Myanmar, iReporter Anne Dirkse has set foot on all seven continents, and she's done it all on her own. The travel writer and photographer from Loveland, Colorado, spends months out of the year uncovering hidden gems in other countries, and says some of her favorite places to visit are national parks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/12/travel/worlds-national-parks-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Why CIA toyed with bin Laden doll :: It's an unconventional weapon in the war on terror: a devil-faced doll to frighten Afghan children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/19/politics/cia-osama-bin-laden-doll/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: James Lavelle's Meltdown festival :: Music and visual art at London's Southbank
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-27894460#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rare albino whale spotted :: A rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/19/pkg-albino-whale-australia.seven-network.html?eref�ition

Chile supporters break barrier :: 85 Chile soccer fans were arrested after breaking through a barrier in Brazil.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/06/18/ws-chile-fans-invade-maracana.cnn.html?eref�ition

Man rides horse to World Cup :: Filipe Masetti Leite spent two years riding on horseback from Canada to get to the World Cup in Brazil.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/06/20/ath-man-rides-horse-to-world-cup.cnn.html?eref�ition

Silicon Valley's satellite revolution :: Startups are taking on space. Two firms have figured out how to photograph the Earth -- quicker, faster and cheaper
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/06/16/satellites-tech-orig-cfb.cnn.html?eref�ition

Stocks slip on Fed official's rate hike call; sterling up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/giabWFtxw8U/story01.htm

MH370 search :: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely flew into the southern Indian Ocean on autopilot with an unresponsive crew, Australian authorities said Thursday, divulging new details about what they believe happened during the missing plane's final hours.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/world/asia/australia-missing-malaysian-plane/index.html?eref�ition

Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan 'apostasy' woman freed again - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNFXA_-AAUtDnxvsSAtdFN-nnfp_IA&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR778542449143&ei=ptKsU6i0BqaiyQP4k4GgAw&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28050753

Amazon 'bullying' UK publishers :: The online retailer Amazon is accused of 'bullying' smaller UK publishers in the latest round of contract negotiations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27994314#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

World Cup: Algeria 1-1 Russia :: Algeria come from behind to draw with Russia and earn a place in the last 16 of the Fifa World Cup for the first time.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25285498

Mourning millions: EU leaders mark WWI centennial :: BRUSSELS (AP) -- At a site where their countrymen once slaughtered each other with machine guns, artillery and poison gas, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and other European nations commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War I and vowed Thursday to preserve peace on the continent....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_EUROPEAN_UNION_WWI?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

Israel identifies teen kidnap suspects :: The Israel Security Agency released the identities of two suspects in the kidnapping of three teenage boys from Jewish settlements in the West Bank two weeks ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/world/meast/israel-kidnapped-teenagers-hamas/index.html?eref�ition

Savile's 'reign of abuse' - front pages :: Several papers lead on the report detailing the extent of DJ Jimmy Savile's abuse of patients on NHS premises, while others focus on the energy market.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-28050997#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israel names two in hunt for teens :: Israel names two suspects in the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank earlier this month.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28051519#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama wants to equip Syria fighters :: President Barack Obama's administration wants $500 million that would go to "train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the moderate Syrian armed opposition" -- funding that, if approved, would deepen U.S. involved in Syria's long-running conflict.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/politics/syria-us-opposition-funding/index.html?eref�ition

The long, dark walk to the toilet :: How Indian women manage with only fields for a toilet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28039513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vote for your goal of the group stage :: BBC Sport looks at eight of the best goals of the 2014 World Cup group stage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/28051698

The story of a 60-year-old hijacking :: The little-known story of one of the world's earliest hijackings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28014394#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RUC 'could have prevented murder' :: The Police Ombudsman says the murder of a police officer 37 years ago could have been prevented by senior commanders within the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC).
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-28036063#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

USA progresses as Germany wins :: Mission accomplished -- Team USA books its place in the last 16 after escaping from one of the tournament's toughest groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/sport/football/world-cup-usa-germany-portugal-ghana/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Google demonstrates Android Auto :: Andrew Brennan, product manager for Android Auto, demonstrates to Richard Taylor how he can use apps in a car.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28047819#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ebola epidemic 'out of control' :: Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "out of control." CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/25/lead-vo-gupta-ebola-outbreak.cnn.html?eref�ition

Unlikely alliance fights ISIS :: As the ISIS threat escalates, Iraqi's Shia Mahdi army is willing to align with very unlikely allies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/26/elbagir-iraq-mahdi-army.cnn.html?eref�ition

Suarez banned for bite :: The Uruguayan striker is hit with a ban for biting an opponent that means he cannot play again -- or even watch a game live -- at the World Cup and extends beyond the tournament.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/sport/football/luis-suarez-banned-world-cup/index.html?eref�ition

Iraq helicopter crashes in airborne commando assault on Tikrit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ARHomgeTtx4/story01.htm

Living a life in fear of laughter :: The people afraid of laughter
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27323470#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Leukaemia clue in breast cancer :: Leukaemia research may lead to new drugs for difficult to treat breast cancers, say scientists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28044146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How Patio cola changed the world of fizzy drinks :: How Patio cola changed the world of soft drinks
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28038988#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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