Sunday, January 12, 2014

12-Jan-2014 23:50

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes :: Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25679545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

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

12-Jan-2014 23:50 10

FRANCE: French court convicts Islamic veil-wearing woman :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140108-french-court-convicts-islamic-veil-wearing-woman

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

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

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

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Biden to meet Israel's Netanyahu during visit for Sharon funeral - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-israel-sharon-biden-20140111,0,3210211.story

HS2: 'Misleading' letters told homeowners their properties could be destroyed - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/10567278/HS2-Misleading-letters-told-homeowners-their-properties-could-be-destroyed.html

LBJ's Longest War - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304549504579316990353870588.html

Labour and Liberal Democrats back clampdown on EU migrants' benefits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10566923/Labour-and-Lib-Dems-back-clampdown-on-migrants-benefits.html

VIDEO: Virgin Galactic spacecraft reaches record heights as it soars to 71000 feet - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-space-flight-3014971

Road Rage Killing Victim's First 911 Call Was Dropped :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35cfb4da/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cvictim0Esuspected0Eroad0Erage0Ecase0Emade0Emultiple0E9110Cstory0Did0F2150A5191/story01.htm

Some suggested reading - Worcester Telegram :: http://www.telegram.com/article/20140112/NEWS/301129977/1002/business

FRANCE: Paris' Mayor joins ranks of politicians against French comic Dieudonné :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140105-paris-mayor-joins-ranks-politicians-against-french-comic-dieudonne

Another Stunning Hubble Pic of a Vast Cloud of Gas and Dust - Slate Magazine (blog) :: http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/01/10/tarantula_nebula_another_stunning_hubble_photo.html

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The REAL caveman diet: Research shows ancient man mainly ate tiger nuts - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/01/10/real-caveman-diet-research-shows-ancient-man-feasted-mainly-on-tiger-nuts/

52 Places to Go in 2014 :: From No. 1 Cape Town all the way to No. 52 Niagara Falls, N.Y., explore the vibrant cities and spectacular coastlines, unexpected spots and new attractions that made our list this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/01/10/travel/2014-places-to-go.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Tonics and Teas :: A rare cold day in Los Angeles inspires tonics and teas made with ingredients on hand in the kitchen.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/10/tonics-and-teas/?partner=rss&emc=rss

FRANCE - UNITED KINGDOM: Franco-British tests show gene therapy for Parkinson's safe :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20140110-franco-british-tests-show-gene-therapy-parkinsons-safe

FRANCE: French politicians rally round Hollande after claims of affair with actress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140110-french-politicians-rally-round-hollande-after-claims-affair-actress


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12-Jan-2014 22:49

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: CES 2014: Gadgets on show :: Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the announcements and more unusual gadgets on show at CES 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680688#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

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

12-Jan-2014 22:49 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The 'I' in Christie's Storm :: In politics, it's best to work some "we" into the me, me me.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/bruni-the-i-in-christies-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Booze, Revisited :: At first, I couldn't think of any alcoholics in my life — then they began to file into consciousness, coming into focus like ghosts in a story.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/booze-revisited.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Imagining President Christie :: We have learned so much about how Chris Christie can handle a crisis this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/imagining-president-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Ireland's Rebound Is European Blarney :: Once the Celtic Tiger, the Irish economy has been severely chastened by austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/irelands-rebound-is-european-blarney.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

12-Jan-2014 21:48

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes :: Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25679545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: CES 2014: Gadgets on show :: Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the announcements and more unusual gadgets on show at CES 2014
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680688#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

12-Jan-2014 21:48 10

FRANCE: French court convicts Islamic veil-wearing woman :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140108-french-court-convicts-islamic-veil-wearing-woman

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

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

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

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Golden Globes 2014: Five things to watch for tonight - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/moviesnow/la-et-mn-golden-globes-preview-20140110,0,1558762.story

Labour and Liberal Democrats back clampdown on EU migrants' benefits - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10566923/Labour-and-Lib-Dems-back-clampdown-on-migrants-benefits.html

More retailers reportedly victims of holiday data breaches - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57617096-83/more-retailers-reportedly-victims-of-holiday-data-breaches/

VIDEO: Virgin Galactic spacecraft reaches record heights as it soars to 71000 feet - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-space-flight-3014971

Some suggested reading - Worcester Telegram :: http://www.telegram.com/article/20140112/NEWS/301129977/1002/business

FRANCE: Paris' Mayor joins ranks of politicians against French comic Dieudonné :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140105-paris-mayor-joins-ranks-politicians-against-french-comic-dieudonne

Another Stunning Hubble Pic of a Vast Cloud of Gas and Dust - Slate Magazine (blog) :: http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/01/10/tarantula_nebula_another_stunning_hubble_photo.html

UPDATE 6-West Virginia chemical spill leaves 300,000 without tap water :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AWqkgBoZP10/story01.htm

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The REAL caveman diet: Research shows ancient man mainly ate tiger nuts - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/01/10/real-caveman-diet-research-shows-ancient-man-feasted-mainly-on-tiger-nuts/

52 Places to Go in 2014 :: From No. 1 Cape Town all the way to No. 52 Niagara Falls, N.Y., explore the vibrant cities and spectacular coastlines, unexpected spots and new attractions that made our list this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/01/10/travel/2014-places-to-go.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Tonics and Teas :: A rare cold day in Los Angeles inspires tonics and teas made with ingredients on hand in the kitchen.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/10/tonics-and-teas/?partner=rss&emc=rss

FRANCE - UNITED KINGDOM: Franco-British tests show gene therapy for Parkinson's safe :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20140110-franco-british-tests-show-gene-therapy-parkinsons-safe

FRANCE: French politicians rally round Hollande after claims of affair with actress :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140110-french-politicians-rally-round-hollande-after-claims-affair-actress


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12-Jan-2014 20:50

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes :: Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25679545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

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

12-Jan-2014 20:50 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The 'I' in Christie's Storm :: In politics, it's best to work some "we" into the me, me me.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/bruni-the-i-in-christies-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The War on Women :: What is behind all the threats, venom and misogyny that women face online?
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/douthat-the-war-on-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Booze, Revisited :: At first, I couldn't think of any alcoholics in my life — then they began to file into consciousness, coming into focus like ghosts in a story.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/booze-revisited.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sex Is Not Our Problem :: Dealing with the decline of the traditional family and high single-parent birthrates means addressing broader issues.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/blow-sex-is-not-our-problem.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Imagining President Christie :: We have learned so much about how Chris Christie can handle a crisis this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/imagining-president-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Ireland's Rebound Is European Blarney :: Once the Celtic Tiger, the Irish economy has been severely chastened by austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/irelands-rebound-is-european-blarney.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

12-Jan-2014 19:46

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes :: Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25679545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

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

12-Jan-2014 19:46 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The 'I' in Christie's Storm :: In politics, it's best to work some "we" into the me, me me.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/bruni-the-i-in-christies-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The War on Women :: What is behind all the threats, venom and misogyny that women face online?
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/douthat-the-war-on-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Booze, Revisited :: At first, I couldn't think of any alcoholics in my life — then they began to file into consciousness, coming into focus like ghosts in a story.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/booze-revisited.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sex Is Not Our Problem :: Dealing with the decline of the traditional family and high single-parent birthrates means addressing broader issues.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/blow-sex-is-not-our-problem.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Imagining President Christie :: We have learned so much about how Chris Christie can handle a crisis this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/imagining-president-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Ireland's Rebound Is European Blarney :: Once the Celtic Tiger, the Irish economy has been severely chastened by austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/irelands-rebound-is-european-blarney.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

12-Jan-2014 18:45

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes :: Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25679545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NHS in England misses key A&E target :: The NHS in England narrowly missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target last week, official figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25681660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman's apology accepted :: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

Christie's bogus "stages of grief" :: Peggy Drexler says when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed the 5 stages of grief, it was to help those facing death, not as a political strategy to claim victimhood and deflect criticism
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/drexler-christie-stages-of-grief/index.html?eref�ition

'Woody' charged in sex abuse case :: The head of a group that promotes Times Square said Friday that he will lobby the new mayor to regulate dozens of costumed characters who inhabit the popular tourist destination after the arrest on sex abuse charges of a man dressed as Woody from "Toy Story."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/times-square-toy-story-sex-assault/index.html?eref�ition

12-Jan-2014 18:45 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The 'I' in Christie's Storm :: In politics, it's best to work some "we" into the me, me me.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/bruni-the-i-in-christies-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The War on Women :: What is behind all the threats, venom and misogyny that women face online?
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/opinion/sunday/douthat-the-war-on-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Booze, Revisited :: At first, I couldn't think of any alcoholics in my life — then they began to file into consciousness, coming into focus like ghosts in a story.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/booze-revisited.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sex Is Not Our Problem :: Dealing with the decline of the traditional family and high single-parent birthrates means addressing broader issues.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/blow-sex-is-not-our-problem.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Imagining President Christie :: We have learned so much about how Chris Christie can handle a crisis this week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/opinion/imagining-president-christie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

12-Jan-2014 17:44

Christopher Jefferies: How I was hounded :: In his most personal account to date, Christopher Jefferies explains how his mistaken arrest for the murder of Jo Yeates and vilification by the press had serious repercussions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25625572#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood outshone at box office :: Homegrown movies dominated China's box office in 2013, as annual takings totaled $3.6 billion, up almost a third on 2012, official figures released on Wednesday showed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-box-office-2013/index.html?eref�ition

China to ban indoor public smoking :: China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is aiming to ban indoor smoking in public areas by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/china-smoking-ban/index.html?eref�ition

Fined $1.2M for having 3 kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

$1M fine for having too many kids :: Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is fined $1.2 million for breaching China's one-child policy by having two "beyond-the-quota" children.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/filmmaker-one-child-policy-fine/index.html?eref�ition

NHS in England misses key A&E target :: The NHS in England narrowly missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target last week, official figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25681660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014 :: Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25681228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

11 extreme weather records :: Temperatures from polar vortex are far from being coldest ever.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/extreme-weather-records/index.html?eref�ition

Rodman :: The ex-NBA star apologizes for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his visit to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/asia/north-korea-dennis-rodman-apology/index.html?eref�ition

No sick leave, $1 per hour for maid in US-India row - court papers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XvKu_THMkKs/story01.htm

7 deluxe ways to embrace winter :: Tired of freezing cold temperatures and ready to complain about a few more months of scarves and gloves?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/travel/winter-luxury-resorts/index.html?eref�ition

Political parties open arms for diplomat at centre of U.S. row :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/V-wckxt78cQ/story01.htm

Tech billionaire Nilekani plans to run for election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ghCSGnJrPLs/story01.htm

See no evil :: Why we choose to ignore obvious truths
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25680144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014 :: A selection of news photos: 4-10 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25666212#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault :: A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25680016#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

VIDEO: Extreme heat kills Australia bats :: Parts of North America have been gripped by record freezing temperatures in recent days, but its a very different story in Australia, where temperatures have soared as high as 50C.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25687031#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits :: Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25685637#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can' :: The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25688152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which is world's safest airline? :: Website reveals most accident-free airlines, and one-star outfits banned from many countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/travel/safest-airline-2013/index.html?eref�ition

How should Muslim women dress? :: Six different head coverings -- and opinions on dress across seven Muslim countries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/world/meast/religion-women-clothing/index.html?eref�ition

Most beautiful racecourse in world? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/worldsport/gallery/horse-racecourses-ascot-churchill-downs/index.html?eref�ition

The Loop: Not so sweet :: Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25683321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. appeals court :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/yC4pzREjzzk/story01.htm

Survivor captures crash on camera :: Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/us/hawaii-crash-survivor/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. diplomat leaving India in connection with Khobragade case - U.S. State Dept :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/9-gDLmfOWQ0/story01.htm

US chemical spill hits water supply :: About 300,000 people in the US state of West Virginia are warned not to drink tap water after a chemical spill into a river near the state capital.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25686048#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. angry at Afghan prisoner release :: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has authorized the release of dozens of prisoners seen as a security threat by the United States.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/world/asia/afghanistan-prisoner-release/index.html?eref�ition

Is comic ban a French victory ? :: It has been some rather strange three weeks in France. Since footballer Nicolas Anelka dedicated a goal to his friend, the controversial French comedian Dieudonné, by doing the comedian's infamous trademark salute, the "quenelle," what some believe is a reverse Nazi salute, during a match for West Bromwich Albion, France has been talking about little else.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/10/opinion/opinion-poirier-french-comedian/index.html?eref�ition