Thursday, January 16, 2014

16-Jan-2014 23:24

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

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

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners :: Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25708288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

New terror weapon: Little girls? :: Afghan police intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers in 2013. They were between 6 and 11 years old. How can children be protected?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/bloom-horgan-afghanistan-girl/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

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hzrF--wsiq4/story01.htm

Boy in New Mexico school shooting took gun from home, police say :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xXAdpt8OQhw/story01.htm

Spielberg tops Oprah Winfrey as most influential celeb - Forbes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4aPaiL2gIVE/story01.htm

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HvNfOwz3bMo/story01.htm

VIDEO: US plane crash aftermath footage emerges :: New footage has come to light that shows emergency vehicles at the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco in July 2013.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25753161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you solve a problem like Googoosha? :: How do you solve a problem like Googoosha?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25742130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IIFA awards to be presented in Florida :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/c3dkAVoZC9Y/story01.htm

10 things Taiwan does better :: This densely populated island is the place to go for animated news, mock meat and free WiFi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/travel/10-things-taiwan/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese inexperience a factor in warships' near-miss : U.S. admiral :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5cjb2LLmYdI/story01.htm

Iraq: 'Bad old days' return in Baghdad :: CNN's Michael Holmes finds a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/world/meast/iraq-bad-days-holmes/index.html?eref�ition

Doing Davos: It costs how much? :: Getting to the World Economic Forum in a small ski resort is just the start of the expense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/business/davos-wef-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

New questions over Asiana death :: New video suggests firefighters called to the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco saw a teenager on the ground before she was fatally struck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/us/asiana-crash-new-video/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution - official sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eFT-tRYIh-s/story01.htm

Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban :: A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death loses appeal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wAPEy4dgKoQ/story01.htm

Sight restored to partially blind man :: Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-China confirms hypersonic missile carrier test :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b5lleIh5ecE/story01.htm

Did UK assist Golden Temple attack? :: Did British elite forces help India in its 1984 attack on Sikh extremists in the Golden Temple? Jonathan Mann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/15/india-uk-investigating-golden-temple-mann-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

Maduro shakes up top economic team :: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announces changes to the team handling the economy and vows to continue fighting "sabotage and speculation".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25754664#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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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

World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986 :: World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074933,00.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

'Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscars with 10 nods each - Kansas City Star :: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/15/4755587/gravity-may-exert-force-in-oscar.html

Australian Open: Andy Murray overcomes blip to brush aside Vincent Millot - Daily News & Analysis :: http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-australian-open-andy-murray-overcomes-blip-to-brush-aside-vincent-millot-1952110

Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow - NPR :: http://www.npr.org/2014/01/16/263101444/jack-ryan-gets-a-makeover-and-a-quick-trip-to-moscow

Carpetbagger: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' Lead Oscar Field :: The Academy Award nominations included their share of surprises and snubs, but the 10 nods for "American Hustle" and "Gravity" held to conventional wisdom.
http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/15/stay-tuned-oscar-watchers/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Dangerous pollution hits the Chinese capital as index hits top of the scale - ABC Online :: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-16/an-dangerous-pollution-chinese-capital/5204210

Dad Who Shot Daughter, 11, Seeks Funeral Pass :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd7267/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cohio0Edad0Eshot0Edaughter0E110Eseeks0Efuneral0Epass0E21553279/story01.htm

Rates of gout soar in the UK - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/510d4dfa-7ec3-11e3-a2a7-00144feabdc0.html

Ukip sees chance to double MEPs in Europe elections - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee1047bc-7e9e-11e3-8642-00144feabdc0.html

Oscar Nominations Bring Snubs and Surprises :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd162/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Coprah0Eredford0Ethompson0Eoscar0Esnubs0Eand0Esurprises0C/story01.htm

'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' Dominate Oscar Nominations :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f23/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Camerican0Ehustle0Egravity0Edominate0E20A140Eoscar0Enominations0E10A0Cstory0Did0F21546589/story01.htm

Wife of Miami Dolphins QB Leaves Her Assault Rifle Behind :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffcae2/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cwife0Eof0Emiami0Edolphins0Eqb0Eforgets0Eassault0Erifle0C/story01.htm

You'll Never Guess What's Hiding Beneath A West Antarctica Ice Sheet (VIDEO) - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/west-antarctica-subglacial-ellsworth-trench-canyon_n_4602104.html

Travel Nightmare: Couple's Luggage Returned Smashed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd163/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Clifestyle0C20A140C0A10Cphotos0Eargentina0Ecouples0Elost0Eluggage0Ereturned0Esmashed0Eitems0Emissing0C/story01.htm

10 Ways to Quit Your Worst Eating Habits :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f29/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Eways0Equit0Eworst0Eeating0Ehabits0Cstory0Did0F215470A41/story01.htm

Hobby Hypnotist Charged With Molesting Subject :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd22be/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Chobby0Ehypnotist0Echarged0Ewith0Emolesting0Esubject0C/story01.htm

In-Flight Act of Kindness Goes Viral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35f81525/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cin0Eflight0Eact0Eof0Ekindness0Eto0Eautistic0Echild0Egoes0Eviral0C/story01.htm

REPORTS: CULTS OF CHRIST: St John Coltrane, Jesus the black African ... cults of Christ aroundthe world :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/general/20140109-st-john-coltrane-african-jesus-cults-christ

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


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16-Jan-2014 22:23

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

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

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners :: Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25708288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

New terror weapon: Little girls? :: Afghan police intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers in 2013. They were between 6 and 11 years old. How can children be protected?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/bloom-horgan-afghanistan-girl/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Supply vessel docks with space station :: An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with supplies and Christmas presents for the crew.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25705786#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hzrF--wsiq4/story01.htm

Boy in New Mexico school shooting took gun from home, police say :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xXAdpt8OQhw/story01.htm

Spielberg tops Oprah Winfrey as most influential celeb - Forbes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4aPaiL2gIVE/story01.htm

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HvNfOwz3bMo/story01.htm

VIDEO: US plane crash aftermath footage emerges :: New footage has come to light that shows emergency vehicles at the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco in July 2013.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25753161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you solve a problem like Googoosha? :: How do you solve a problem like Googoosha?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25742130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IIFA awards to be presented in Florida :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/c3dkAVoZC9Y/story01.htm

10 things Taiwan does better :: This densely populated island is the place to go for animated news, mock meat and free WiFi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/travel/10-things-taiwan/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese inexperience a factor in warships' near-miss : U.S. admiral :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5cjb2LLmYdI/story01.htm

Iraq: 'Bad old days' return in Baghdad :: CNN's Michael Holmes finds a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/world/meast/iraq-bad-days-holmes/index.html?eref�ition

Doing Davos: It costs how much? :: Getting to the World Economic Forum in a small ski resort is just the start of the expense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/business/davos-wef-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

New questions over Asiana death :: New video suggests firefighters called to the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco saw a teenager on the ground before she was fatally struck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/us/asiana-crash-new-video/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution - official sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eFT-tRYIh-s/story01.htm

Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban :: A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death loses appeal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wAPEy4dgKoQ/story01.htm

Sight restored to partially blind man :: Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-China confirms hypersonic missile carrier test :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b5lleIh5ecE/story01.htm

Did UK assist Golden Temple attack? :: Did British elite forces help India in its 1984 attack on Sikh extremists in the Golden Temple? Jonathan Mann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/15/india-uk-investigating-golden-temple-mann-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

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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

World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986 :: World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074933,00.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

Jonah Hill happy to start a 'debate' - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/01/16/jonah-hill-oscar-reaction/4521049/

Britain's freedom depends on military strength - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10576823/Britains-freedom-depends-on-military-strength.html

Dangerous pollution hits the Chinese capital as index hits top of the scale - ABC Online :: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-16/an-dangerous-pollution-chinese-capital/5204210

Australian Open: Andy Murray overcomes blip to brush aside Vincent Millot - Daily News & Analysis :: http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-australian-open-andy-murray-overcomes-blip-to-brush-aside-vincent-millot-1952110

Dad Who Shot Daughter, 11, Seeks Funeral Pass :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd7267/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cohio0Edad0Eshot0Edaughter0E110Eseeks0Efuneral0Epass0E21553279/story01.htm

Rates of gout soar in the UK - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/510d4dfa-7ec3-11e3-a2a7-00144feabdc0.html

Ukip sees chance to double MEPs in Europe elections - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee1047bc-7e9e-11e3-8642-00144feabdc0.html

Oscar Nominations Bring Snubs and Surprises :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd162/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Coprah0Eredford0Ethompson0Eoscar0Esnubs0Eand0Esurprises0C/story01.htm

'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' Dominate Oscar Nominations :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f23/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Camerican0Ehustle0Egravity0Edominate0E20A140Eoscar0Enominations0E10A0Cstory0Did0F21546589/story01.htm

Wife of Miami Dolphins QB Leaves Her Assault Rifle Behind :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffcae2/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cwife0Eof0Emiami0Edolphins0Eqb0Eforgets0Eassault0Erifle0C/story01.htm

You'll Never Guess What's Hiding Beneath A West Antarctica Ice Sheet (VIDEO) - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/west-antarctica-subglacial-ellsworth-trench-canyon_n_4602104.html

Travel Nightmare: Couple's Luggage Returned Smashed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd163/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Clifestyle0C20A140C0A10Cphotos0Eargentina0Ecouples0Elost0Eluggage0Ereturned0Esmashed0Eitems0Emissing0C/story01.htm

10 Ways to Quit Your Worst Eating Habits :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f29/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Eways0Equit0Eworst0Eeating0Ehabits0Cstory0Did0F215470A41/story01.htm

Hobby Hypnotist Charged With Molesting Subject :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd22be/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Chobby0Ehypnotist0Echarged0Ewith0Emolesting0Esubject0C/story01.htm

In-Flight Act of Kindness Goes Viral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35f81525/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cin0Eflight0Eact0Eof0Ekindness0Eto0Eautistic0Echild0Egoes0Eviral0C/story01.htm

REPORTS: CULTS OF CHRIST: St John Coltrane, Jesus the black African ... cults of Christ aroundthe world :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/general/20140109-st-john-coltrane-african-jesus-cults-christ

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


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16-Jan-2014 21:22

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

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

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners :: Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25708288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

New terror weapon: Little girls? :: Afghan police intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers in 2013. They were between 6 and 11 years old. How can children be protected?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/bloom-horgan-afghanistan-girl/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Supply vessel docks with space station :: An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with supplies and Christmas presents for the crew.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25705786#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hzrF--wsiq4/story01.htm

Boy in New Mexico school shooting took gun from home, police say :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xXAdpt8OQhw/story01.htm

Spielberg tops Oprah Winfrey as most influential celeb - Forbes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4aPaiL2gIVE/story01.htm

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HvNfOwz3bMo/story01.htm

VIDEO: US plane crash aftermath footage emerges :: New footage has come to light that shows emergency vehicles at the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco in July 2013.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25753161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you solve a problem like Googoosha? :: How do you solve a problem like Googoosha?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25742130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IIFA awards to be presented in Florida :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/c3dkAVoZC9Y/story01.htm

10 things Taiwan does better :: This densely populated island is the place to go for animated news, mock meat and free WiFi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/travel/10-things-taiwan/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese inexperience a factor in warships' near-miss : U.S. admiral :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5cjb2LLmYdI/story01.htm

Iraq: 'Bad old days' return in Baghdad :: CNN's Michael Holmes finds a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/world/meast/iraq-bad-days-holmes/index.html?eref�ition

Doing Davos: It costs how much? :: Getting to the World Economic Forum in a small ski resort is just the start of the expense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/business/davos-wef-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

New questions over Asiana death :: New video suggests firefighters called to the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco saw a teenager on the ground before she was fatally struck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/us/asiana-crash-new-video/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution - official sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eFT-tRYIh-s/story01.htm

Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban :: A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death loses appeal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wAPEy4dgKoQ/story01.htm

Sight restored to partially blind man :: Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-China confirms hypersonic missile carrier test :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b5lleIh5ecE/story01.htm

Did UK assist Golden Temple attack? :: Did British elite forces help India in its 1984 attack on Sikh extremists in the Golden Temple? Jonathan Mann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/15/india-uk-investigating-golden-temple-mann-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

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Faulty Parking-Assist Function Blamed in Accident :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fad16e/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cparallel0Eparking0Etoo0Eclose0Efor0Ecomfort0C/story01.htm

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

World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986 :: World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074933,00.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

Dangerous pollution hits the Chinese capital as index hits top of the scale - ABC Online :: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-16/an-dangerous-pollution-chinese-capital/5204210

Dad Who Shot Daughter, 11, Seeks Funeral Pass :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd7267/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cohio0Edad0Eshot0Edaughter0E110Eseeks0Efuneral0Epass0E21553279/story01.htm

Carpetbagger: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' Lead Oscar Field :: The Academy Award nominations included their share of surprises and snubs, but the 10 nods for "American Hustle" and "Gravity" held to conventional wisdom.
http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/15/stay-tuned-oscar-watchers/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Rates of gout soar in the UK - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/510d4dfa-7ec3-11e3-a2a7-00144feabdc0.html

Ukip sees chance to double MEPs in Europe elections - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee1047bc-7e9e-11e3-8642-00144feabdc0.html

Oscar Nominations Bring Snubs and Surprises :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd162/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Coprah0Eredford0Ethompson0Eoscar0Esnubs0Eand0Esurprises0C/story01.htm

'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' Dominate Oscar Nominations :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f23/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Camerican0Ehustle0Egravity0Edominate0E20A140Eoscar0Enominations0E10A0Cstory0Did0F21546589/story01.htm

You'll Never Guess What's Hiding Beneath A West Antarctica Ice Sheet (VIDEO) - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/west-antarctica-subglacial-ellsworth-trench-canyon_n_4602104.html

Travel Nightmare: Couple's Luggage Returned Smashed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35ffd163/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Clifestyle0C20A140C0A10Cphotos0Eargentina0Ecouples0Elost0Eluggage0Ereturned0Esmashed0Eitems0Emissing0C/story01.htm

10 Ways to Quit Your Worst Eating Habits :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f29/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Eways0Equit0Eworst0Eeating0Ehabits0Cstory0Did0F215470A41/story01.htm

Hobby Hypnotist Charged With Molesting Subject :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd22be/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Chobby0Ehypnotist0Echarged0Ewith0Emolesting0Esubject0C/story01.htm

In-Flight Act of Kindness Goes Viral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35f81525/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cin0Eflight0Eact0Eof0Ekindness0Eto0Eautistic0Echild0Egoes0Eviral0C/story01.htm

REPORTS: CULTS OF CHRIST: St John Coltrane, Jesus the black African ... cults of Christ aroundthe world :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/general/20140109-st-john-coltrane-african-jesus-cults-christ

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

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


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16-Jan-2014 20:21

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

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

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners :: Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25708288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

New terror weapon: Little girls? :: Afghan police intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers in 2013. They were between 6 and 11 years old. How can children be protected?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/bloom-horgan-afghanistan-girl/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Supply vessel docks with space station :: An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with supplies and Christmas presents for the crew.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25705786#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hzrF--wsiq4/story01.htm

Boy in New Mexico school shooting took gun from home, police say :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xXAdpt8OQhw/story01.htm

Spielberg tops Oprah Winfrey as most influential celeb - Forbes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4aPaiL2gIVE/story01.htm

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HvNfOwz3bMo/story01.htm

VIDEO: US plane crash aftermath footage emerges :: New footage has come to light that shows emergency vehicles at the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco in July 2013.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25753161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you solve a problem like Googoosha? :: How do you solve a problem like Googoosha?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25742130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IIFA awards to be presented in Florida :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/c3dkAVoZC9Y/story01.htm

10 things Taiwan does better :: This densely populated island is the place to go for animated news, mock meat and free WiFi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/travel/10-things-taiwan/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese inexperience a factor in warships' near-miss : U.S. admiral :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5cjb2LLmYdI/story01.htm

Iraq: 'Bad old days' return in Baghdad :: CNN's Michael Holmes finds a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/world/meast/iraq-bad-days-holmes/index.html?eref�ition

Doing Davos: It costs how much? :: Getting to the World Economic Forum in a small ski resort is just the start of the expense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/business/davos-wef-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

New questions over Asiana death :: New video suggests firefighters called to the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco saw a teenager on the ground before she was fatally struck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/us/asiana-crash-new-video/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution - official sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eFT-tRYIh-s/story01.htm

Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban :: A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death loses appeal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wAPEy4dgKoQ/story01.htm

Sight restored to partially blind man :: Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-China confirms hypersonic missile carrier test :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b5lleIh5ecE/story01.htm

Did UK assist Golden Temple attack? :: Did British elite forces help India in its 1984 attack on Sikh extremists in the Golden Temple? Jonathan Mann reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/15/india-uk-investigating-golden-temple-mann-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

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Faulty Parking-Assist Function Blamed in Accident :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fad16e/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cparallel0Eparking0Etoo0Eclose0Efor0Ecomfort0C/story01.htm

Devil Baby Terrifies New Yorkers in Prank Video :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35f8152a/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cwatch0Ea0Edevil0Ebaby0Eterrify0Enew0Eyorkers0Ein0Eprank0Evideo0C/story01.htm

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

World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986 :: World Notes: Jan. 13, 1986
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1074933,00.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

Dad Who Shot Daughter, 11, Seeks Funeral Pass :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd7267/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cohio0Edad0Eshot0Edaughter0E110Eseeks0Efuneral0Epass0E21553279/story01.htm

It's 109 Degrees. Tennis, Anyone? - Bloomberg :: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-16/it-s-109-degrees-tennis-anyone-.html

Defence cuts threaten US-UK partnership, says Robert Gates - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/10578079/Defence-cuts-threaten-US-UK-partnership-says-Robert-Gates.html

Rates of gout soar in the UK - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/510d4dfa-7ec3-11e3-a2a7-00144feabdc0.html

Ukip sees chance to double MEPs in Europe elections - Financial Times :: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee1047bc-7e9e-11e3-8642-00144feabdc0.html

Carpetbagger: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' Lead Oscar Field :: The Academy Award nominations included their share of surprises and snubs, but the 10 nods for "American Hustle" and "Gravity" held to conventional wisdom.
http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/15/stay-tuned-oscar-watchers/?partner=rss&emc=rss

'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' Dominate Oscar Nominations :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f23/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Camerican0Ehustle0Egravity0Edominate0E20A140Eoscar0Enominations0E10A0Cstory0Did0F21546589/story01.htm

You'll Never Guess What's Hiding Beneath A West Antarctica Ice Sheet (VIDEO) - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/west-antarctica-subglacial-ellsworth-trench-canyon_n_4602104.html

10 Ways to Quit Your Worst Eating Habits :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fc4f29/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0C10A0Eways0Equit0Eworst0Eeating0Ehabits0Cstory0Did0F215470A41/story01.htm

Hobby Hypnotist Charged With Molesting Subject :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35fd22be/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Chobby0Ehypnotist0Echarged0Ewith0Emolesting0Esubject0C/story01.htm

In-Flight Act of Kindness Goes Viral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35f81525/sc/8/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Cin0Eflight0Eact0Eof0Ekindness0Eto0Eautistic0Echild0Egoes0Eviral0C/story01.htm

REPORTS: CULTS OF CHRIST: St John Coltrane, Jesus the black African ... cults of Christ aroundthe world :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/general/20140109-st-john-coltrane-african-jesus-cults-christ

10 Questions with Jane Pauley :: The first baby-boomer news anchor talks about reinvention, being bipolar and bad hair days
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2162268,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

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


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16-Jan-2014 19:20

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

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

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners :: Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25708288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

New terror weapon: Little girls? :: Afghan police intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers in 2013. They were between 6 and 11 years old. How can children be protected?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/07/opinion/bloom-horgan-afghanistan-girl/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Supply vessel docks with space station :: An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with supplies and Christmas presents for the crew.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25705786#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hzrF--wsiq4/story01.htm

Boy in New Mexico school shooting took gun from home, police say :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xXAdpt8OQhw/story01.htm

Spielberg tops Oprah Winfrey as most influential celeb - Forbes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4aPaiL2gIVE/story01.htm

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HvNfOwz3bMo/story01.htm

VIDEO: US plane crash aftermath footage emerges :: New footage has come to light that shows emergency vehicles at the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco in July 2013.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25753161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How do you solve a problem like Googoosha? :: How do you solve a problem like Googoosha?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25742130#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

IIFA awards to be presented in Florida :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/c3dkAVoZC9Y/story01.htm

10 things Taiwan does better :: This densely populated island is the place to go for animated news, mock meat and free WiFi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/travel/10-things-taiwan/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese inexperience a factor in warships' near-miss : U.S. admiral :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5cjb2LLmYdI/story01.htm

Iraq: 'Bad old days' return in Baghdad :: CNN's Michael Holmes finds a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/world/meast/iraq-bad-days-holmes/index.html?eref�ition

Doing Davos: It costs how much? :: Getting to the World Economic Forum in a small ski resort is just the start of the expense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/business/davos-wef-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

New questions over Asiana death :: New video suggests firefighters called to the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco saw a teenager on the ground before she was fatally struck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/15/us/asiana-crash-new-video/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution - official sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eFT-tRYIh-s/story01.htm

Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban :: A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death loses appeal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wAPEy4dgKoQ/story01.htm

Comedians 'have psychotic traits' :: Comedians, like many other creative types, have personality types linked with psychosis, researchers claim.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25747068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sight restored to partially blind man :: Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UPDATE 1-China confirms hypersonic missile carrier test :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b5lleIh5ecE/story01.htm