Thursday, February 6, 2014

06-Feb-2014 23:40

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the country's most feared family - or that it could cost him his life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

TV's biggest event dwarfs Super Bowl :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

06-Feb-2014 23:40 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

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

Robotic spaceship docks with International Space Station - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/10620980/Robotic-spaceship-docks-with-International-Space-Station.html

'The Biggest Loser' Winner Rachel Frederickson Weighs 105 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c225b9/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cbiggest0Eloser0Ewinner0Erachel0Efrederickson0Eweighs0E10A50Epounds0Cstory0Did0F22375275/story01.htm

Eastleigh: How Ukip is learning from the Lib Dems - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) :: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/timwigmore/100257814/eastleigh-how-ukip-is-learning-from-the-lib-dems/

Sony to cut 5,000 jobs, split off PC, TV operations :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZK10_O0sRU/story01.htm

Rain and high winds continue to batter Britain - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10620920/Rain-and-high-winds-continue-to-batter-Britain.html

The Truth About 10 Over-the-Counter Cold Remedies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c9e788/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Ctruth0E10A0Ecounter0Ecold0Eremedies0Cstory0Did0F22378376/story01.htm

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Munger Tolles Posts Double-Digit Gains - The American Lawyer :: http://www.americanlawyer.com/home/id%3D1202641658100/The%2BAm%2BLaw%2B100%2Bthe%2BEarly%2BNumbers%2BMunger%2BTolles%2BPosts%2BDoubleDigit%2BGains%253Fmcode%3D1202617075486%26curindex%3D3

FRANCE: 102-year-old Frenchman beats cycling record... again :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/sports/20140201-102-year-old-frenchman-beats-cycling-record-again

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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06-Feb-2014 22:39

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the country's most feared family - or that it could cost him his life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

TV's biggest event dwarfs Super Bowl :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

06-Feb-2014 22:39 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Third Intifada :: The weapons of this uprising in the Middle East are nonviolent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/05/opinion/friedman-the-third-intifada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Calling All Candidates :: Scott Brown is shirtless and on the front page of newspapers this week. It's definitely an election year!
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/collins-calling-all-candidates.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling :: A doctor has saved the lives of countless women. Now she has a message for all of us.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/kristof-at-90-this-doctor-is-still-calling.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'Williams,' the Princess and the Gender Pay Gap :: The difference in median earnings isn't just a women's issue, but a societal and moral one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/blow-williams-the-princess-and-the-gender-pay-gap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Stories We Tell :: The story about a pending abortion case is less about a grandmother counseling women than it is a claim by religion for primacy in the public square.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/greenhouse-the-stories-we-tell.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: In Spain, Fired for Speaking Out :: Financial shenanigans, text messages and an ousted editor.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/in-spain-fired-for-speaking-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Solution for Bad Teaching :: Tweaking tenure could help students and researchers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/a-solution-for-bad-teaching.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Feb-2014 21:38

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the country's most feared family - or that it could cost him his life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

TV's biggest event dwarfs Super Bowl :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

06-Feb-2014 21:38 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

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

Elizabeth Hurley Steps Out After Made Up President Bill Clinton Affair Story - E! Online :: http://www.eonline.com/news/508108/elizabeth-hurley-steps-out-after-made-up-president-bill-clinton-affair-story

Good news: Weekend splurging and weight loss can go hand in hand - The Sun Daily :: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/951024

'The Biggest Loser' Winner Rachel Frederickson Weighs 105 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c225b9/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cbiggest0Eloser0Ewinner0Erachel0Efrederickson0Eweighs0E10A50Epounds0Cstory0Did0F22375275/story01.htm

Sony to cut 5,000 jobs, split off PC, TV operations :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZK10_O0sRU/story01.htm

The Truth About 10 Over-the-Counter Cold Remedies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c9e788/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Ctruth0E10A0Ecounter0Ecold0Eremedies0Cstory0Did0F22378376/story01.htm

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Munger Tolles Posts Double-Digit Gains - The American Lawyer :: http://www.americanlawyer.com/home/id%3D1202641658100/The%2BAm%2BLaw%2B100%2Bthe%2BEarly%2BNumbers%2BMunger%2BTolles%2BPosts%2BDoubleDigit%2BGains%253Fmcode%3D1202617075486%26curindex%3D3

Coca-Cola to Let People Make Its Drinks at Home :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c97287/sc/22/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0CwireStory0Ccoca0Ecola0Ebuys0E10A0Epercent0Estake0Egreen0Emountain0E22382915/story01.htm

FRANCE: 102-year-old Frenchman beats cycling record... again :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/sports/20140201-102-year-old-frenchman-beats-cycling-record-again

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


10

06-Feb-2014 20:37

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the country's most feared family - or that it could cost him his life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

TV's biggest event dwarfs Super Bowl :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

06-Feb-2014 20:37 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

Building Blocks: Freshly Spruced Up, Historic Tavern on the Green Is Set to Reopen :: The historic structure, originally home to Central Park's flock of sheep and later one of New York City's most famous restaurants, has had sweeping renovations since it shut down in 2010.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/nyregion/freshly-spruced-tavern-on-the-green-is-set-to-reopen-this-month.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

UK faces 'town or country' flood choice - Newstalk ZB :: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/news/nbint/1052917650-uk-faces--town-or-country--flood-choice

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

Mystery of the mind-boggling 'snot-fish' washed up in Australia - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2552810/Mystery-jellyfish-washes-Tasmania.html

'The Biggest Loser' Winner Rachel Frederickson Weighs 105 Pounds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c225b9/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cbiggest0Eloser0Ewinner0Erachel0Efrederickson0Eweighs0E10A50Epounds0Cstory0Did0F22375275/story01.htm

Sony to cut 5,000 jobs, split off PC, TV operations :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tZK10_O0sRU/story01.htm

The Truth About 10 Over-the-Counter Cold Remedies :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c9e788/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0CWellness0Ctruth0E10A0Ecounter0Ecold0Eremedies0Cstory0Did0F22378376/story01.htm

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Munger Tolles Posts Double-Digit Gains - The American Lawyer :: http://www.americanlawyer.com/home/id%3D1202641658100/The%2BAm%2BLaw%2B100%2Bthe%2BEarly%2BNumbers%2BMunger%2BTolles%2BPosts%2BDoubleDigit%2BGains%253Fmcode%3D1202617075486%26curindex%3D3

Coca-Cola to Let People Make Its Drinks at Home :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/36c97287/sc/22/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0CwireStory0Ccoca0Ecola0Ebuys0E10A0Epercent0Estake0Egreen0Emountain0E22382915/story01.htm

FRANCE: 102-year-old Frenchman beats cycling record... again :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/sports/20140201-102-year-old-frenchman-beats-cycling-record-again

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

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


10

06-Feb-2014 19:36

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: 'I played basketball for Gaddafi - and almost lost my life'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

3 arrests in Stradivarius violin theft :: Three people have been arrested in connection to the case of a stolen Stradivarius in Milwaukee, but the violin remains missing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/us/wisconsin-stradivarius-stolen/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

06-Feb-2014 19:36 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Third Intifada :: The weapons of this uprising in the Middle East are nonviolent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/05/opinion/friedman-the-third-intifada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Don't Ask Your Doctor About 'Low T' :: How drug companies turned male aging into a disease.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/04/opinion/dont-ask-your-doctor-about-low-t.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Calling All Candidates :: Scott Brown is shirtless and on the front page of newspapers this week. It's definitely an election year!
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/collins-calling-all-candidates.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling :: A doctor has saved the lives of countless women. Now she has a message for all of us.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/kristof-at-90-this-doctor-is-still-calling.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: 'Williams,' the Princess and the Gender Pay Gap :: The difference in median earnings isn't just a women's issue, but a societal and moral one.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/blow-williams-the-princess-and-the-gender-pay-gap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Stories We Tell :: The story about a pending abortion case is less about a grandmother counseling women than it is a claim by religion for primacy in the public square.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/greenhouse-the-stories-we-tell.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: In Spain, Fired for Speaking Out :: Financial shenanigans, text messages and an ousted editor.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/in-spain-fired-for-speaking-out.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Solution for Bad Teaching :: Tweaking tenure could help students and researchers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/a-solution-for-bad-teaching.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Feb-2014 18:35

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

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

A polar cub's first snow :: A polar bear cub, the lone survivor of its litter, experiences snow for the first time at the Toronto Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/topvideos/2014/01/30/newday-polar-bear-cub-sees-snow-first-time-tell.cnn.html?eref�ition

Royal Olympian's 'strip tease' :: German prince & Mexican ski racer Hubertus von Hohenlohe shows CNN his Olympic outfit.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/30/sochi-mexican-ski-racer-von-hohenlohe-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oxfam: $110 trillion owned by top 1% :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Oxfam International's Winnie Byanima about a new report on global income inequality.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/20/davos-income-inequality-oxfam-international-winnie-byanima-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman :: The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-26010766#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Davos: Behind the scenes :: Davos: Behind the scenes
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/gallery/davos-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref�ition

Davos' dictionary diplomacy :: I learned a new word today: Heterarchy. I came across it buried in this year's Davos theme. Apparently it means multiple structures, overlapping, interacting, connecting and networking. Good grief, am I really climbing a Swiss mountain to learn about an arcane corner of the English dictionary?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-and-its-dictionary-diplomacy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'leg-up state' needed? :: In his book "The Great Escape", a masterful account of just how much richer, healthier, and happier humankind has become in the last century alone, Princeton economist Angus Deaton makes the inescapable point that whenever some people move ahead the gap widens between them and those they leave behind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/20/business/davos-opinion-caring-capitalism-anne-marie-slaughter/index.html?eref�ition

12 die in Xinjiang province :: At least a dozen people died in police operations targeting alleged terrorists in a northwest Chinese province, which is home to an ethnic Muslim minority, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-deadly-raids/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

Man executed over sex slaves :: A Chinese man was executed on Tuesday for keeping six women in a dungeon as sex slaves and killing two of them, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/asia/china-sex-slaves-execution/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/trSnSChjHcU/story01.htm

Gilead to license hepatitis C drug to lower-cost manufacturers in India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGoHqOfyL7w/story01.htm

VIDEO: One family's experience of FGM :: As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26061656#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade draws some 700,000 fans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HoDRNdzbfpk/story01.htm

Hoffman cause of death undetermined, 4 charged for drugs :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sbXmimWpG30/story01.htm

U.S. warns airports over possible bomb ingredients in toothpaste tubes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WAe8lvdqyls/story01.htm

'I played basketball for Gaddafi' :: 'I played basketball for Gaddafi - and almost lost my life'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25933297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Nazi murder law that still exists :: The Nazi law on murder that still causes injustice in Germany
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26047614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion :: Zimbabwe's multi-currency confusion - eight and counting
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-26034078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Living with Stiff Person Syndrome :: Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by painful muscle spasms and progressive stiffness in the lower back and limbs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/stiff-person-syndrome-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Balut delicacy could make you squirm :: The 18-day-old fertilized duck egg has revolted even the most daring of foodies with its carnal textures, earning it lofty rankings on many a "most disgusting/strange/terrifying food" list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/travel/how-to-eat-balut/index.html?eref�ition

Beckham launches plan to build soccer franchise in Miami :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/dknbl98Pefo/story01.htm

Twitter's sputtering user growth unnerves investors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/roA7RKk-MXE/story01.htm

3 arrests in Stradivarius violin theft :: Three people have been arrested in connection to the case of a stolen Stradivarius in Milwaukee, but the violin remains missing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/us/wisconsin-stradivarius-stolen/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Changing face of China's Inner Mongolia :: A centuries-old tradition of herding livestock could be under threat in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia from new business and production methods, herdsmen are warning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26061663#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Vatican criticises UN 'intervention' :: A Vatican spokesman has accused the United Nations watchdog for children's rights of '"intervening" in doctrinal practice, after it publishes a report into child abuse within the Catholic Church.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26061670#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa