Friday, September 26, 2014

26-Sep-2014 08:07

10 things we didn't know about lighthouses :: In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The brightest supermoon :: The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-29164349

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results :: Scotland votes "No" to independence
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29269713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014 :: The best news photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29238356#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Is UK's public spending gap fair? :: Robert Peston visits the north-east of England to hear the views of people there about the system that sees people in Scotland receive more public spending per head than those in England and Wales.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29372503#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'No indications' of N.Y. subway plot :: U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies have no indications of a terrorist plot against U.S. subway systems, two U.S. law enforcement officials told CNN on Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/25/us/isis-terror-plot/index.html?eref�ition

French, U.S. planes strike Islamic State, Britain to join coalition :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0XQU--A9eiU/story01.htm

Hackers exploit 'Shellshock' bug with worms in early attacks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/66rEWDfXyNY/story01.htm

VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad' :: A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29372482#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3vN4xiua4Lk/story01.htm

Iraqi PM says Islamic State plans subway attacks in U.S. and Paris :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HLU2oh8bMr0/story01.htm

Legendary trainer Balding dies at 78 :: Trainer and two-time Grand National winner Toby Balding dies aged 78.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/horse-racing/29372269

Curry spice 'helps brain self-heal' :: An early study in rats suggests the spice turmeric may help boost the brain's ability to repair and regenerate itself.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29361351#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: The life of an emergency poet :: Prescribing poetry from the back of an ambulance
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29352405#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

McGuinness' mother found IRA beret :: Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness describes how his mother was traumatised to discover he was in the IRA after he left a beret in the house in the 1970s.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-29357920#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. Attorney General Holder resigns :: Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. He will stay in the position until his successor is confirmed, he said in a statement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/25/politics/eric-holder-resignation/index.html?eref�ition

Will mayors one day rule the world? :: Will mayors one day rule the world?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29352004#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Remains identified at U.S. boys school :: A research team has identified two more sets of remains from unmarked graves at a former reformatory in Marianna, Florida, reported the University of South Florida.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/25/us/remains-identified-at-boys-school/index.html?eref�ition

It's outer space, but with filling stations :: How space rocks could become private cosmic filling stations
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29334645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Energy firms 'too slow' on complaints :: Customers with complaints about their gas or electricity service typically have to contact their supplier six times before their issue is resolved.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29368343#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Vedanta's Agarwal to donate most of fortune to charity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/CRYkg-ZASIY/story01.htm

VIDEO: Indian PM Modi heads to the US :: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in the US on Friday. The BBC's Yogita Limaye looks at what the countries hope to get out of the talks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29372213#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: The drones that look like lampshades :: BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology news.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29328641#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Airstrikes :: U.S.-led airstrikes targeted an ISIS HQ and oil bases in eastern Syria killing at least 14 militants and five civilians, a monitoring group says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/25/world/meast/us-airstrikes/index.html?eref�ition

Does a five-year-old need to code? :: Does a five-year-old need to code?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29145904#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New York officials scramble to reassure city after security threat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5HfT8U_x_1Y/story01.htm

Quiz of the week's news :: Where did a politician wear these shoes?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-29365098#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

ISIS' impact in Algeria growing :: Even among terrorism watchers, the Algerian group Jund al Khilafa has not been a daily preoccupation. But on Sunday this obscure cell found a 55-year old French hiker, Herve Gourdel, wandering in the rugged and beautiful Djudjura National Park in central Algeria.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/25/world/isis-growing-impact-algeria/index.html?eref�ition

15% of GP antibiotic courses 'fail' :: Nearly one in seven antibiotic treatments given out by GPs for common infections over the last two decades in the UK have failed, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29365628#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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