Wednesday, January 8, 2014

08-Jan-2014 23:15

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

Is rise of al Qaeda the Iraq PM's fault? :: Many jihadists were consigned to the deserts of Anbar until Nouri al-Maliki got involved.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/iraq-anbar-crisis-lister/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OqHSSe1fe3I/story01.htm

Director Campion to head Cannes film jury :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TLHOKVp5Ul8/story01.htm

Spanish royal on corruption charge :: Preliminary charges of financial corruption have been filed against Spain's Princess Cristina for a second time by a judge investigating her husband for alleged diversion of public funds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/europe/spain-royal-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: China smog 'turns air toxic grey' :: Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25643193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First Batch of Deadly Chemicals Exported From Syria - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHkPkJQiWAXr9ErjwlLAgc0e3fcvQ&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/08/world/middleeast/syria-chemical-weapons.html

Apple reports $1 bln app sales in Dec, $10 billion for 2013 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DI7QzwHFqEM/story01.htm

Turkish graft scandal deepens with more arrests, police dismissals :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/65Unvr7hTdY/story01.htm

Decapitation horror in Brazil jail :: It is a gruesome scene, even in a country that has seen its share of violence: three men, beheaded, with wounds peppering their bodies on all sides.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/americas/brazil-jail-decapitation-video/index.html?eref�ition

AT&T kicks T-Mobile CEO out of its CES party :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/K-LRkob1P0s/story01.htm

Iraq moves up tanks, guns for looming Falluja assault :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fDAdJqntPLc/story01.htm

08-Jan-2014 23:15 U.S.

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jOQQk9zeovM/story01.htm

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/M9bN-3ix4kE/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

U.S. Criticizes Zero-Tolerance Policies in Schools :: The Obama administration on Wednesday recommended that public schools emphasize positive behavior and use law enforcement only as a last resort.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/09/us/us-criticizes-zero-tolerance-policies-in-schools.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK police pick through bullet-strewn U.S. helicopter crash site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Ejvd20eBGE/story01.htm

Analysis: Arctic chill exposes weakness of U.S. natural gas system :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aDu2cFaL7J0/story01.htm

Insight: Underfunded U.S. homeowner associations get heavy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p9vz8kAapZ4/story01.htm

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TwoeW35S8-8/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. fears grow about Iraq, but response remains limited :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zgflw_uNXcs/story01.htm

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Woman tries to sneak into U.S. at Arizona border inside suitcase :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TNGYJsVmuhU/story01.htm

Rodman appears to blame U.S. missionary for North Korean captivity :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IN3NqnBEG8U/story01.htm


U.S.

08-Jan-2014 22:14

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

'Slave parade' brings back minstrels :: Glittering clothes, pounding drums and painted faces -- welcome to Cape Town's New Year carnival celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/cape-town-draped-carnival/index.html?eref�ition

Schumacher family asks for privacy :: Michael Schumacher's family have asked the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/motorsport/schumacher-family-privacy-request/index.html?eref�ition

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

Is rise of al Qaeda the Iraq PM's fault? :: Many jihadists were consigned to the deserts of Anbar until Nouri al-Maliki got involved.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/iraq-anbar-crisis-lister/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OqHSSe1fe3I/story01.htm

Director Campion to head Cannes film jury :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TLHOKVp5Ul8/story01.htm

Spanish royal on corruption charge :: Preliminary charges of financial corruption have been filed against Spain's Princess Cristina for a second time by a judge investigating her husband for alleged diversion of public funds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/europe/spain-royal-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Taiwan sets off chorus of 'ahs' :: A chorus of "oohs," "ahs" and "I want ones" sounded from Taiwan Monday as baby panda Yuan Zai was unveiled to public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/taiwan-panda/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: China smog 'turns air toxic grey' :: Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25643193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

First Batch of Deadly Chemicals Exported From Syria - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHkPkJQiWAXr9ErjwlLAgc0e3fcvQ&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/08/world/middleeast/syria-chemical-weapons.html

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm

Apple reports $1 bln app sales in Dec, $10 billion for 2013 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DI7QzwHFqEM/story01.htm

08-Jan-2014 22:14 10

Insane Clown Posse sues US Justice Department for labelling its Juggalo fan ... - The Province :: http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/Insane%2BClown%2BPosse%2Bsues%2BJustice%2BDepartment%2Blabelling%2BJuggalo%2Bbase%2Bdangerous%2Bgang/9364109/story.html

Mark Kermode on the BAFTA nominations - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/videos/life/movies/2014/01/08/4373105/

Habitable Zone For Exoplanets May Extend 10 Times Farther Than We Thought - RedOrbit :: http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113042089/habitable-zone-much-larger-than-thought-010814/

Email scandal: Here's why Chris Christie will never be president - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/local/abcarian/la-me-ra-chris-christie-emails-bridge-closure-20140108,0,1740496.story

UPDATE 2-India tells US to close embassy club; row exposes flaws in ties - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/08/india-usa-diplomat-idUSL3N0KH3MO20140108

Analysts debate effects of new PlayStation service - Businessweek :: http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/news/article.asp?docKey%3D600-201401081203APDIGITLFINANCE__US_GameStop_Analyst_N-1%26params%3Dtimestamp%257C%257C01/08/2014%252012:03%2520PM%2520ET%257C%257Cheadline%257C%257CAnalysts%2520debate%2520effects%2520of%2520new%2520PlayStation%2520service%257C%257CdocSource%257C%257CAP%2520Digital%257C%257Cprovider%257C%257CACQUIREMEDIA%257C%257Cbridgesymbol%257C%257CUS;MSFT%26ticker%3DMSFT

Hubble telescope peers into deep space, sees something wondrous - Christian Science Monitor :: http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0108/Hubble-telescope-peers-into-deep-space-sees-something-wondrous

Storm costs airlines up to $100 million :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/FLTe-GKKytA/index.html

Pope Francis Stops to Pick Up Hitchhiker :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a9126f/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cpope0Efrancis0Estops0Eto0Epick0Eup0Ehitchhiker0C/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

Former 'Bachelorette' Emily Maynard Is Engaged! :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a984e4/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Cformer0Ebachelorette0Eemily0Emaynard0Eengaged0Eto0Etyler0Ejohnson0C/story01.htm

9/11 Cops, Firefighters Scammed Disability Cash: Indictment :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/359d55e0/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cyork0Ecops0Efirefighters0Emassive0E9110Efraud0Eindictment0Cstory0Did0F21445783/story01.htm

5 Things to Know This Morning: Arctic Air Eases :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a64943/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cthings0Emorning0Cstory0Did0F21456974/story01.htm

Super Dieters Share Their 6 Weight-Loss Tips :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a6493a/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Csuper0Edieters0Eshare0Etheir0E60Eweight0Eloss0Etips0C/story01.htm

Tales From the Polar Vortex: Polar Bear Heads Indoors :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a2be0e/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Ctales0Epolar0Evortex0Efrozen0Etongue0Epolar0Ebear0Eheads0Cstory0Did0F21447998/story01.htm

Charges for 106 in Huge Fraud Over Disability :: Retired police officers and firefighters were among those accused in a decades-long scheme in which false mental disability claims cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, according to court papers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/08/nyregion/retired-new-york-officers-and-firefighters-charged-in-social-security-scheme.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Autism Debate: Who's Afraid of Jenny McCarthy? :: Parents of autistic children call Jenny McCarthy an inspiration, but doctors say she's a menace to public health. How a former Playmate and television loudmouth became one of the most feared mothers in America
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1968100,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

FRANCE - GERMANY: Schumacher 'stable', still in coma :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20140101-schumacher-stable-still-coma

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Bob Gates Slams Joe Biden on Foreign Policy :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35a5ad32/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A140C0A10Cbob0Egates0Ememoir0Eslams0Ejoe0Ebiden0Efor0Ebeing0Ewrong0Eon0Eforeign0Epolicy0C/story01.htm

'Downton Abbey' Returns to a Record Audience :: The season premiere for "Downton Abbey" drew more than 10.2 million viewers, a record for this British drama.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/08/business/media/downton-abbey-returns-to-a-record-audience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

New Wendy's, Off The Hook restaurants under construction - Houma Courier (blog) :: http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20140106/HURBLOG/140109775

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

08-Jan-2014 21:13

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thai anti-graft body says 308 MPs acted illegally - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHHpDVZNHGAG5QC4pzvya1kW1AO-Q&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/thai-anti-graft-body-says-308-mps-acted-illegally/2014/01/07/33c6c7a0-7796-11e3-a647-a19deaf575b3_story.html

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

'Slave parade' brings back minstrels :: Glittering clothes, pounding drums and painted faces -- welcome to Cape Town's New Year carnival celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/cape-town-draped-carnival/index.html?eref�ition

Schumacher family asks for privacy :: Michael Schumacher's family have asked the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/motorsport/schumacher-family-privacy-request/index.html?eref�ition

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

Is rise of al Qaeda the Iraq PM's fault? :: Many jihadists were consigned to the deserts of Anbar until Nouri al-Maliki got involved.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/iraq-anbar-crisis-lister/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OqHSSe1fe3I/story01.htm

Director Campion to head Cannes film jury :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TLHOKVp5Ul8/story01.htm

Spanish royal on corruption charge :: Preliminary charges of financial corruption have been filed against Spain's Princess Cristina for a second time by a judge investigating her husband for alleged diversion of public funds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/europe/spain-royal-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Taiwan sets off chorus of 'ahs' :: A chorus of "oohs," "ahs" and "I want ones" sounded from Taiwan Monday as baby panda Yuan Zai was unveiled to public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/taiwan-panda/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: China smog 'turns air toxic grey' :: Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25643193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm

Apple reports $1 bln app sales in Dec, $10 billion for 2013 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DI7QzwHFqEM/story01.htm

08-Jan-2014 21:13 U.S.

Giffords completes skydive on shooting anniversary - U.S. News & World Report :: http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2014/01/08/tucson-remembers-giffords-shooting-with-services

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/M9bN-3ix4kE/story01.htm

Euro zone unemployment at 12%, while U.S. improving :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/IcoSDddDzz0/index.html

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jOQQk9zeovM/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK police pick through bullet-strewn U.S. helicopter crash site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Ejvd20eBGE/story01.htm

Analysis: Arctic chill exposes weakness of U.S. natural gas system :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aDu2cFaL7J0/story01.htm

Insight: Underfunded U.S. homeowner associations get heavy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p9vz8kAapZ4/story01.htm

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TwoeW35S8-8/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. fears grow about Iraq, but response remains limited :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zgflw_uNXcs/story01.htm

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Woman tries to sneak into U.S. at Arizona border inside suitcase :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TNGYJsVmuhU/story01.htm

Rodman appears to blame U.S. missionary for North Korean captivity :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IN3NqnBEG8U/story01.htm

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm


U.S.

08-Jan-2014 20:12

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are taking part in opposition day debate on fixed-odds betting terminals.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

More than 1 billion Android devices to ship in 2014 - Gartner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2fyNZ0Ajva8/story01.htm

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

'Slave parade' brings back minstrels :: Glittering clothes, pounding drums and painted faces -- welcome to Cape Town's New Year carnival celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/cape-town-draped-carnival/index.html?eref�ition

Schumacher family asks for privacy :: Michael Schumacher's family have asked the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/motorsport/schumacher-family-privacy-request/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinians briefly hold group of Jewish settlers - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEuRmd_6tNSPvHAXzV-DXIBGgbyWQ&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/us-diplomat-draft-on-israel-palestinian-deal-soon/2014/01/07/c2f9bf7c-7796-11e3-a647-a19deaf575b3_story.html

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

Is rise of al Qaeda the Iraq PM's fault? :: Many jihadists were consigned to the deserts of Anbar until Nouri al-Maliki got involved.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/iraq-anbar-crisis-lister/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OqHSSe1fe3I/story01.htm

Director Campion to head Cannes film jury :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TLHOKVp5Ul8/story01.htm

Spanish royal on corruption charge :: Preliminary charges of financial corruption have been filed against Spain's Princess Cristina for a second time by a judge investigating her husband for alleged diversion of public funds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/europe/spain-royal-corruption/index.html?eref�ition

Taiwan sets off chorus of 'ahs' :: A chorus of "oohs," "ahs" and "I want ones" sounded from Taiwan Monday as baby panda Yuan Zai was unveiled to public.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/taiwan-panda/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: China smog 'turns air toxic grey' :: Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25643193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

08-Jan-2014 20:12 U.S.

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/M9bN-3ix4kE/story01.htm

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jOQQk9zeovM/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK police pick through bullet-strewn U.S. helicopter crash site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Ejvd20eBGE/story01.htm

Analysis: Arctic chill exposes weakness of U.S. natural gas system :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aDu2cFaL7J0/story01.htm

Insight: Underfunded U.S. homeowner associations get heavy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p9vz8kAapZ4/story01.htm

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TwoeW35S8-8/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. fears grow about Iraq, but response remains limited :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zgflw_uNXcs/story01.htm

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Woman tries to sneak into U.S. at Arizona border inside suitcase :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TNGYJsVmuhU/story01.htm

Rodman appears to blame U.S. missionary for North Korean captivity :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IN3NqnBEG8U/story01.htm

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm


U.S.

08-Jan-2014 19:11

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are taking part in opposition day debate on fixed-odds betting terminals.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

More than 1 billion Android devices to ship in 2014 - Gartner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2fyNZ0Ajva8/story01.htm

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

'Slave parade' brings back minstrels :: Glittering clothes, pounding drums and painted faces -- welcome to Cape Town's New Year carnival celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/cape-town-draped-carnival/index.html?eref�ition

Schumacher family asks for privacy :: Michael Schumacher's family have asked the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/motorsport/schumacher-family-privacy-request/index.html?eref�ition

Turkey purges police force :: In what appears to be a broader government purge of Turkey's police force, 350 police officers were removed from their positions in the capital of Ankara on Tuesday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/turkey-police-force-purge/index.html?eref�ition

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

Time lapse: Polar vortex effect :: CNN iReporter Matt Foley shot a time lapse video of the effects of a polar vortex over Lake Michigan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/weather/2014/01/06/irpt-vo-time-lapse-polar-vortex.cnn.html?eref�ition

Is rise of al Qaeda the Iraq PM's fault? :: Many jihadists were consigned to the deserts of Anbar until Nouri al-Maliki got involved.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/iraq-anbar-crisis-lister/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OqHSSe1fe3I/story01.htm

Berlin supermarkets discover banana boxes stuffed with cocaine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/EZLeyQ2KgOg/story01.htm

Sleeping rough :: A Minnesota teen sleeps outdoors despite the bitter cold. KARE's Boyd Huppert reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/01/07/dnt-mn-boy-sleeps-outdoors-cold-weather.kare.html?eref�ition

Director Campion to head Cannes film jury :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TLHOKVp5Ul8/story01.htm

08-Jan-2014 19:11 U.S.

U.S. News ranks best, worst diets of 2014 - Kansas City Star :: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/08/4736501/us-news-ranks-best-worst-diets.html

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/M9bN-3ix4kE/story01.htm

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jOQQk9zeovM/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK police pick through bullet-strewn U.S. helicopter crash site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Ejvd20eBGE/story01.htm

Analysis: Arctic chill exposes weakness of U.S. natural gas system :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aDu2cFaL7J0/story01.htm

Insight: Underfunded U.S. homeowner associations get heavy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p9vz8kAapZ4/story01.htm

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TwoeW35S8-8/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. fears grow about Iraq, but response remains limited :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zgflw_uNXcs/story01.htm

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Woman tries to sneak into U.S. at Arizona border inside suitcase :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TNGYJsVmuhU/story01.htm

Rodman appears to blame U.S. missionary for North Korean captivity :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IN3NqnBEG8U/story01.htm

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm


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08-Jan-2014 18:10

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border :: Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25517451#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arson fire at Chinese consulate :: The FBI is investigating an arson fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, an incident that has China's diplomats calling on the United States Thursday to "take all measures to provide adequate protection."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/02/us/california-china-consulate-fire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozen killed in stampede :: A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/05/world/asia/china-stampede-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are taking part in opposition day debate on fixed-odds betting terminals.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/index.html?eref�ition

500 Chinese lawmakers ousted :: More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced from office, the country's official Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/chinese-election-fraud/index.html?eref�ition

The A-listers splashing on art :: When you mix the neon-lit, art-deco splendor of Miami beach with one of the world's most bankable art fairs, throw in a horde of fashion designers and a seemingly unending list of parties, you'd be hard-pressed to stop the celebrities from showing up.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/americas/art-basel-miami-beach-celebraity-shoppers/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

China crushes tons of illegal ivory :: Tons of confiscated elephant tusks are destroyed in an effort to tackle illicit wildlife trafficking.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/world/asia/china-ivory-stockpile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Australia's Ashes party :: Fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25625529#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox :: Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25242145#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brain dead: The real end of life? :: A person who is brain dead may appear alive -- there may be a heartbeat, they may look like they're breathing, their skin may still be warm to the touch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/health/brain-dead-basics/index.html?eref�ition

Photo helps family find missing son :: Woman spots missing son in a photo, huddling against cold.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/new-york-photo-missing-man/index.html?eref�ition

How Paris resisted chain stores :: From taxidermists to spice stores, Paris has kept little shops.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/travel/quirky-paris-boutiques/index.html?eref�ition

Your winter weather photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/us/gallery/winter-weather-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan girl 'sent on suicide mission' :: A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/afghanistan-girl-suicide-mission/index.html?eref�ition

Leave family in peace, Schumacher's wife tells media :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lO_QL4qWIg4/story01.htm

More than 1 billion Android devices to ship in 2014 - Gartner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2fyNZ0Ajva8/story01.htm

Manchester City v West Ham United :: Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's League Cup game between Manchester City and West Ham United.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25565606

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mnhfrFpqEUs/story01.htm

In pictures: US big freeze spreads :: Coldest temperatures in decades in parts of US
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25637817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 7 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25635631#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RBI panel moots banks for low income households :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7OvKgIm6TSo/story01.htm

India's answer to 'Cool Runnings?' :: From the foothills of the Himalayas to the luge track of Sochi, Shiva Keshavan is on an unlikely Winter Olympics mission.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/india-cool-runnings-luge-winter-olympics/index.html?eref�ition

'Slave parade' brings back minstrels :: Glittering clothes, pounding drums and painted faces -- welcome to Cape Town's New Year carnival celebrations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/travel/cape-town-draped-carnival/index.html?eref�ition

Schumacher family asks for privacy :: Michael Schumacher's family have asked the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/sport/motorsport/schumacher-family-privacy-request/index.html?eref�ition

Palestinians briefly hold group of Jewish settlers - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEuRmd_6tNSPvHAXzV-DXIBGgbyWQ&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/us-diplomat-draft-on-israel-palestinian-deal-soon/2014/01/07/c2f9bf7c-7796-11e3-a647-a19deaf575b3_story.html

Turkey purges police force :: In what appears to be a broader government purge of Turkey's police force, 350 police officers were removed from their positions in the capital of Ankara on Tuesday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/world/asia/turkey-police-force-purge/index.html?eref�ition

New year, new chance for humanity? :: For centuries, January was a key time for setting one's house in order but the start of a new year also presents a more profound opportunity to reclaim our individuality and our humanity, writes author Nick Groom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/new-year-nick-groom/index.html?eref�ition

08-Jan-2014 18:10 U.S.

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/M9bN-3ix4kE/story01.htm

Euro zone unemployment at 12%, while U.S. improving :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/IcoSDddDzz0/index.html

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jOQQk9zeovM/story01.htm

U.S. military helicopter crashes in Britain, munitions across site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OUK8101KCuY/story01.htm

REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK police pick through bullet-strewn U.S. helicopter crash site :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_Ejvd20eBGE/story01.htm

Analysis: Arctic chill exposes weakness of U.S. natural gas system :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aDu2cFaL7J0/story01.htm

Insight: Underfunded U.S. homeowner associations get heavy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/p9vz8kAapZ4/story01.htm

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TwoeW35S8-8/story01.htm

Analysis: U.S. fears grow about Iraq, but response remains limited :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zgflw_uNXcs/story01.htm

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Woman tries to sneak into U.S. at Arizona border inside suitcase :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/TNGYJsVmuhU/story01.htm

Rodman appears to blame U.S. missionary for North Korean captivity :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IN3NqnBEG8U/story01.htm

Weak imports drive U.S. trade deficit to four-year lows :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_b5xAUjx1dc/story01.htm


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