Sunday, August 3, 2014

03-Aug-2014 06:50

What Obama can do about Ebola :: President Obama will convene an Africa summit Monday at the White House, and Laurie Garrett asks why the largest Ebola epidemic ever recorded is not on the agenda.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/opinion/garrett-ebola-obama-africa-summit/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Last of the scissor makers :: Eric Stones has been making scissors by hand for 58 years.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28581597#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The 'all-American' suicide bomber :: How did al Qaeda recruit a former Florida high school footballer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/opinion/bergen-american-al-qaeda-suicide-bomber-syria/index.html?eref�ition

No safe havens in Gaza? :: Mangled limbs wrapped in blood-stained rags were strewn across rooms in the school.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/meast/gaza-un-shelters/index.html?eref�ition

5 savvy 'new' hotels full of history :: See how hotel developers are converting century-old buildings into luxury modern classics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/travel/southeast-asia-converted-hotels/index.html?eref�ition

See what may land soon in North Korea :: Pies in the sky for North Korea
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/01/asia/gallery/north-korea-choco-pie-balloons/index.html?eref�ition

Gas blast in Taiwan kills 25, injures 267, topples buildings :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_z9Nzph6U5Q/story01.htm

VIDEO: Royal Navy rescues BBC's faulty forecast :: BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood got a helping hand from members of the Royal Navy when a technical problem meant the graphics did not work for her weather forecast.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28599533#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans :: Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28600177#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Guns, warships: What the EU sells Russia :: Europe has slapped arms trade restrictions on Russia in the wake of MH17's downing. But will they care? CNN investigates the arms trade between Europe and Russia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/business/russia-arms-trade-explained/index.html?eref�ition

And the world's best city is ... :: Travel + Leisure magazine names the world's best cities. Guess who takes the top slot.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/tl-worlds-best-cities/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines :: Driverless cars to be allowed on UK roads in 2015, plus other technology news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28582268#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Would you eat steak grilled ... on lava? :: The first steak ever grilled, on lava! Jeanne Moos reports this gastronomic eruption tasted like "the best steak ever."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/31/erin-pkg-moos-cooking-on-lava.cnn.html?eref�ition

See what treasure hunters found :: A family of treasure hunters found a mystery artifact on the ocean floor in Florida. The gold piece is worth thousands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/31/pkg-gold-treasure-discovered-ocean-florida.wpbf.html?eref�ition

Why is David Bowie on a banknote? :: People across the world are launching local currencies -- and you can too.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/01/business/making-money-start-your-own-currency/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine premier stays on, envoys agree on crash site route :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/P_HN4x0BMDM/story01.htm

Toad vs. censors :: How do social media posts about a giant inflatable toad relate to criticism of a former Chinese President?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/01/world/asia/toad-jiang-zemin/index.html?eref�ition

Nasa rover to make oxygen on Mars :: Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28582903#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Student starts global class action against Facebook :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WMjdPG3fq1Y/story01.htm

Student starts global class action against Facebook :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9HR0K6dW43s/story01.htm

VIDEO: On board 'safety shield' London bus :: New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28599886#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystique of abandoned palaces :: Patrycja Makowska likes to give enigmatic names to the extraordinarily beautiful photographs she shoots of crumbling palaces.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/27/travel/poland-secret-ruins-photos/index.html?eref�ition

World's most stylish bookstores :: Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.html?eref�ition

Representative Cantor to resign House seat early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8ApCXstG23M/story01.htm

Fast wheels ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Rescuers in Maharashtra landslide say hopes for survivors "bleak" :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QTEPiZBjlCw/story01.htm

And the world's best city is ... :: Thailand's recent political troubles may have worked in Japan's favor when it came to this year's Travel + Leisure awards, with Kyoto knocking Bangkok off its spot at the top of the magazine's world's best cities list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/tl-worlds-best-cities/index.html?eref�ition

Jail for parents who leave kids? :: Mark O'Mara says too often parents leave kids unattended -- sometimes out of economic necessity -- and end up arrested. In the past, neighbors would have helped, not called police
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/opinion/omara-parents-children-unattended/index.html?eref�ition

Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/O4DYb9r57pc/story01.htm

Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/N1GmkWhQCDI/story01.htm

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