Friday, January 24, 2014

24-Jan-2014 23:33

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

Lifting Hong Kong's ivory 'burden' :: A large stash of contraband elephant ivory has become a "burden" and "security risk" for Hong Kong, say officials who plan to destroy the stockpile following similar moves by China and the U.S.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

Leader needed to help Syria's refugees :: The president of the World Bank has called for a concerted global effort to help Syria's refugees, saying the international community has failed to formulate an adequate response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/business/davos-world-bank-syria/index.html?eref�ition

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan's first defence sale in 40 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GSAFsNzyohQ/story01.htm

The world's ugliest monuments :: Thin line between artistic statement and hideous howlers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/travel/worlds-ugliest-monuments/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral :: An unmanned rocket has taken off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as part of a mission to boost Nasa's communications network.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25875139#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Japan's new island 'still growing' :: Japan has acquired some new territory in the Pacific Ocean following a powerful volcanic eruption - a new island has emerged from the sea, and is growing in size.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25875071#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Queen's Baton Relay - Africa :: African leg of the Queen's Baton Relay
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-25828944#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

24-Jan-2014 23:33 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A French Clown's Hateful Gesture :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: French Couples :: With one couple on the rocks, another — France and Germany — is in need of revival.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/cohen-french-couples.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Jan-2014 22:32

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

'Stores are damaged blocks away' :: A large explosion near Egypt's Interior Ministry has wounded dozens and sent residents running outside their homes, local media say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/24/bpr-sayah-cairo-explosion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Lifting Hong Kong's ivory 'burden' :: A large stash of contraband elephant ivory has become a "burden" and "security risk" for Hong Kong, say officials who plan to destroy the stockpile following similar moves by China and the U.S.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

Leader needed to help Syria's refugees :: The president of the World Bank has called for a concerted global effort to help Syria's refugees, saying the international community has failed to formulate an adequate response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/business/davos-world-bank-syria/index.html?eref�ition

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan's first defence sale in 40 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GSAFsNzyohQ/story01.htm

The world's ugliest monuments :: Thin line between artistic statement and hideous howlers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/travel/worlds-ugliest-monuments/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral :: An unmanned rocket has taken off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as part of a mission to boost Nasa's communications network.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25875139#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

24-Jan-2014 22:32 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A French Clown's Hateful Gesture :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: French Couples :: With one couple on the rocks, another — France and Germany — is in need of revival.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/cohen-french-couples.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Jan-2014 21:31

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended :: Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25873355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

'Stores are damaged blocks away' :: A large explosion near Egypt's Interior Ministry has wounded dozens and sent residents running outside their homes, local media say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/24/bpr-sayah-cairo-explosion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Lifting Hong Kong's ivory 'burden' :: A large stash of contraband elephant ivory has become a "burden" and "security risk" for Hong Kong, say officials who plan to destroy the stockpile following similar moves by China and the U.S.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

Leader needed to help Syria's refugees :: The president of the World Bank has called for a concerted global effort to help Syria's refugees, saying the international community has failed to formulate an adequate response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/business/davos-world-bank-syria/index.html?eref�ition

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan's first defence sale in 40 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GSAFsNzyohQ/story01.htm

The world's ugliest monuments :: Thin line between artistic statement and hideous howlers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/travel/worlds-ugliest-monuments/index.html?eref�ition

24-Jan-2014 21:31 10

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

Gadgetwise: Review: The Philips SlimStyle LED Lamp :: The Philips SlimStyle looks like a lollipop, but it meets Energy Start requirements and costs less than $10.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/technology/personaltech/review-the-philips-slimstyle-led-lamp.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

Senator's ex-aide implicated in child porn hangs himself - The Seattle Times :: http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2022745610_apxsenatorstafferinvestigation.html

10 Years On Mars: What Spirit & Opportunity Discovered - InformationWeek :: http://www.informationweek.com/messages.asp?piddl_msgthreadid%3D7473%26piddl_msgid%3D198638%26piddl_msgtocontent%3Dyes

City trader shot in 'targeted attack' on morning commute - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10595618/City-trader-shot-in-targeted-attack-on-morning-commute.html

Elizabeth Vargas: 'I Am. I Am an Alcoholic,' Says ABC News Anchor :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/364f2259/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A140C0A10Celizabeth0Evargas0Ealcohol0Efor0Eme0Eis0Eno0Elonger0Ean0Eoption0Esays0Eabc0Enews0Eanchor0C/story01.htm

Mary J. Blige's Father Stabbed in Domestic Dispute :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/364ede25/sc/19/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Cmary0Ej0Ebliges0Efather0Estabbed0Ein0Edomestic0Edispute0Epolice0Esay0C/story01.htm

Screen Time Study Finds Education Drop-Off :: According to a new study, less than half the time that children age 2 to 10 watch or interact with electronic screens is spent on what parents consider "educational" material.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/us/screen-time-study-finds-education-drop-off.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama Wants Mayors To Help Him Bypass Congress :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/364b6fac/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A140C0A10Cobama0Ewants0Emayors0Eto0Ehelp0Ehim0Ebypass0Econgress0C/story01.htm

Kristen Bell Talks Filming 'Threesome' Sex Scenes While Pregnant :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/364b6fb1/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A140C0A10Ckristen0Ebell0Eon0Esex0Ewhile0Epregnant0C/story01.htm


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24-Jan-2014 20:33

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended :: Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25873355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Yes, us too: CNN accounts hacked :: Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were compromised Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/cnn-accounts-hacked/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

'Stores are damaged blocks away' :: A large explosion near Egypt's Interior Ministry has wounded dozens and sent residents running outside their homes, local media say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/24/bpr-sayah-cairo-explosion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Lifting Hong Kong's ivory 'burden' :: A large stash of contraband elephant ivory has become a "burden" and "security risk" for Hong Kong, say officials who plan to destroy the stockpile following similar moves by China and the U.S.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

Leader needed to help Syria's refugees :: The president of the World Bank has called for a concerted global effort to help Syria's refugees, saying the international community has failed to formulate an adequate response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/business/davos-world-bank-syria/index.html?eref�ition

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan's first defence sale in 40 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GSAFsNzyohQ/story01.htm

24-Jan-2014 20:32 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A French Clown's Hateful Gesture :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: French Couples :: With one couple on the rocks, another — France and Germany — is in need of revival.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/cohen-french-couples.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Expressing Our Darker Purpose :: Every generation has its defining "King Lear," and I am sure that this is ours.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/dancona-expressing-our-darker-purpose.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Jan-2014 19:31

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended :: Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25873355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Yes, us too: CNN accounts hacked :: Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were compromised Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/cnn-accounts-hacked/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

'Stores are damaged blocks away' :: A large explosion near Egypt's Interior Ministry has wounded dozens and sent residents running outside their homes, local media say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/24/bpr-sayah-cairo-explosion.cnn.html?eref�ition

Lifting Hong Kong's ivory 'burden' :: A large stash of contraband elephant ivory has become a "burden" and "security risk" for Hong Kong, say officials who plan to destroy the stockpile following similar moves by China and the U.S.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

Leader needed to help Syria's refugees :: The president of the World Bank has called for a concerted global effort to help Syria's refugees, saying the international community has failed to formulate an adequate response.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/business/davos-world-bank-syria/index.html?eref�ition

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan's first defence sale in 40 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GSAFsNzyohQ/story01.htm

24-Jan-2014 19:30 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deciphering the Quenelle :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: French Couples :: With one couple on the rocks, another — France and Germany — is in need of revival.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/cohen-french-couples.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Expressing Our Darker Purpose :: Every generation has its defining "King Lear," and I am sure that this is ours.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/dancona-expressing-our-darker-purpose.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Jan-2014 18:28

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25868957#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended :: Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25873355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Edward Snowden: U.S. can change :: Edward Snowden -- the man who exposed the extent of NSA spying -- expresses hope that the U.S. "restrain the overreach of agencies" even if President Obama has so far not pushed enough change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/us/edward-snowden/index.html?eref�ition

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Yes, us too: CNN accounts hacked :: Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were compromised Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/cnn-accounts-hacked/index.html?eref�ition

Poor pupils 'still at disadvantage' :: Many pupils from poorer families are still not gaining the qualifications needed to compete for top jobs, researchers say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25860695#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: The British astronaut who is due to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

'Stores are damaged blocks away' :: A large explosion near Egypt's Interior Ministry has wounded dozens and sent residents running outside their homes, local media say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/24/bpr-sayah-cairo-explosion.cnn.html?eref�ition

24-Jan-2014 18:28 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deciphering the Quenelle :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: French Couples :: With one couple on the rocks, another — France and Germany — is in need of revival.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/cohen-french-couples.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Expressing Our Darker Purpose :: Every generation has its defining "King Lear," and I am sure that this is ours.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/dancona-expressing-our-darker-purpose.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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24-Jan-2014 17:27

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

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Reputed N.Y. mobster nabbed in 1978 'Goodfellas' airport heist :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KzEMnA1d5fc/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FpcSO79nLXw/story01.htm

Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zRfINw_fz6s/story01.htm

Forced to fish on Thailand's trawlers :: The slaves catching mackerel and sardines for Western shoppers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25814718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NASA: Early Mars was habitable :: NASA rovers find two spots that that may have been habitable in Mars' early years.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/innovation/mars-rover-life-environments/index.html?eref�ition

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iplC4rHpBY0/story01.htm

Why women are taking over the world of beer :: Why women are taking over the world of beer
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25656701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: What is Vladimir Putin supposed to never do on purpose?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25868957#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Football: A game of three halves? :: BBC News joins in a game of three-sided football, a game of alliances and betrayal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25852634#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Streep and Roberts keep it in family :: Not for Streep and Roberts in August: Osage County
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25757339#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Microsoft profit beats forecasts, no word on new CEO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sq92fqZfhmQ/story01.htm

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cFVi5kDYSbk/story01.htm

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended :: Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25873355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The first Kenyan at the Winter Olympics :: Kenya's first international skier recalls the unexpected friendship that turned him into a poster boy for snow sports in Africa.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25861305#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ukraine's Yanukovich spurns opposition, more barricades go up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WUTiRyG7oGI/story01.htm

Edward Snowden: U.S. can change :: Edward Snowden -- the man who exposed the extent of NSA spying -- expresses hope that the U.S. "restrain the overreach of agencies" even if President Obama has so far not pushed enough change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/us/edward-snowden/index.html?eref�ition

Passwords you don't want to use :: Perhaps you chuckled at the irony of making your password "password." Or you thought it was the right place to express affection for your favorite primate by choosing "monkey."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/tech/web/most-common-passwords/index.html?eref�ition

Yes, us too: CNN accounts hacked :: Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were compromised Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/tech/cnn-accounts-hacked/index.html?eref�ition

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UG63hr0r5KQ/story01.htm

Boehner says he won't give up wine, cigarettes to be president :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2MvdeaGgNek/story01.htm

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/B86fyunI9cY/story01.htm

Barcelona president quits :: Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has quit in the wake of a Spanish judge's decision to investigate the deal that brought Brazilian superstar Neymar to the club.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/sport/football/football-barcelona-rosell-resigns/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong to burn ivory stockpile :: Hong Kong says it will destroy most of its huge stockpile of contraband ivory in a move hailed by conservationists as a significant step in combating the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/24/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory-destroy/index.html?eref�ition

South Sudan ceasefire signed :: A peace deal is signed, mediators say, between rebel and government forces fighting in South Sudan -- the world's newest nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/world/africa/south-sudan-ceasefire/index.html?eref�ition

Dozens of vehicles crash on icy Indiana highway, at least 3 killed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/DXr3O5xSqRk/story01.htm

Space travel 'vital to our survival' :: Space travel vital to our survival, says UK astronaut
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25869272#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Ageist' NHS and Bieber 'busted' - the papers :: Some papers report claims that elderly patients die because they're considered "too old to treat", while pop star Justin Bieber's arrest makes front pages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-25872660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

8 hotels that changed the industry :: En-suite bathrooms? Not till 1910. Minibars? Not till 1974. And other hospitality firsts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/23/travel/hotel-pioneers/index.html?eref�ition

24-Jan-2014 17:27 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Presence :: One family's trauma offers valuable lessons on how to comfort those in pain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/opinion/brooks-the-art-of-presence.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Deciphering the Quenelle :: Behind a provocative comedian's defiant salute lies a swirl of ugly prejudice that is roiling France.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/deciphering-the-quenelle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Expressing Our Darker Purpose :: Every generation has its defining "King Lear," and I am sure that this is ours.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/dancona-expressing-our-darker-purpose.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Luck of the Pontiff :: The man everybody loves to love is going to be greeting the American president in a matter of weeks. And we have a scandal already.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/collins-the-luck-of-the-pontiff.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Reading Books Is Fundamental :: I enjoy social media, but there is no intellectual equivalent to allowing oneself the time and space to get lost in another person's mind.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/blow-reading-books-is-fundamental.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It Takes a Generation :: A real national social mobility strategy must address youth development from ages 0 to 25.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/brooks-it-takes-a-generation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Populist Imperative :: This is why we're likely to hear a lot about inequality and social justice from President Obama next week.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/krugman-the-populist-imperative.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Perverse Primaries :: Sore-loser laws favor partisan extremists and disempower voters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/perverse-primaries.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Billionaires and Boasts :: A football player's swagger turned all eyes to Seattle, but it was a claim by that city's most famous billionaire that deserved more attention.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/opinion/egan-billionaires-and-boasts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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