Friday, May 8, 2015

08-May-2015 14:10

Weekend Edition: The best of the week's reads :: A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-32480885#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi-led coalition vows to hit Yemen's Houthis despite truce offer :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IpIsrhNhp0Q/story01.htm

US begins training Syrian rebels :: The US military is training a small group of Syrian rebels in an effort to build a force confronting Islamic State, the Pentagon says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32617329#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

FBI sent alert before Texas shooting :: The FBI had warned Texas officials several hours before a provocative cartoon contest that a suspected extremist could show up at the event.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32632513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why tech is getting in the way of work :: Why we're getting less and less done at work
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32628753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VE Day events to mark 70th anniversary :: Events across the UK and the rest of Europe will commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day - the end of World War Two on the continent.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32626551#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Devoted followers of fashion :: The fair where priests stock up on gadgets and designer gear
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32625662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Life in a Colombia village threatened by landmines :: The Colombian village where landmines are a daily threat
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-32480448#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More storms headed for Great Plains after tornadoes kill one, injure 12 in Oklahoma :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pzDJ4b9USZg/story01.htm

UK's Cameron on track to return to power as PM - exit poll :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HhTS00arzrI/story01.htm

Russia boosts military might despite sanctions :: Russia wants the world to admire its military - but weaknesses remain despite modernisation, the BBC's Jonathan Marcus writes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32622653#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK's Cameron on track to return to power as PM: exit poll :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MjMHPKBcZks/story01.htm

Can Nepal's economy be rebuilt? :: Nepal's government estimates that last month's earthquake could ultimately cost the country $10bn (£6.5bn) - half the value of the country's annual economic output.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32629085#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malaria 'viral' vaccine early promise :: Trials of a malaria vaccine that targets the most dangerous variety of parasite that causes the disease show some positive early results in adults.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-32622044#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quake leaves 'million out of school' :: Unicef says a million children will not be able to return to school in the wake the Nepal earthquake unless urgent action is taken.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32624110#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The last British Dambuster :: The story of the last British Dambuster
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32497360#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The people who think they are made of glass :: The people who are convinced they are made of glass
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32625632#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why China's slowdown matters :: China's economy is slowing - what is causing this and why is it significant?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32380523#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Finding work with Down's syndrome :: The struggle to find work with Down's syndrome
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-32613957#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Exclusive: Microsoft has no plans to pursue Salesforce - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/v9tqeRXDVro/story01.htm

These countries will dominate job market: Is yours on list? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/07/business/africa-jobseekers-rise/index.html?eref�ition

US to investigate Baltimore police :: The US justice department is to investigate Baltimore's police for routine bias or excessive force after the death of Freddie Gray, US media say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32632516#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drama at the only place North and South Koreans meet ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/07/asia/north-korea-kaesong/index.html?eref�ition

Is a new genocide brewing? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/07/africa/burundi-on-the-brink/index.html?eref�ition

Factory output slowed in March, inflation cooled in April :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/liw_wD8k7Vc/story01.htm

Boone Pickens sees oil rising, bets on Bush for White House :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/B5JZLulMr48/story01.htm

Images show Vietnam reclaiming land in South China Sea :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/C_h-fq7OwCI/story01.htm

Rebuilding starts amid Nepal's rubble ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/07/world/nepal-earthquake-missing/index.html?eref�ition

Mormons search for roots in Cambodia :: When Eng Bunhuoch joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the late 1990s, there were just a handful of families practicing Mormonism in Cambodia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/07/world/cambodia-mormons/index.html?eref�ition

UPDATE 1-Monsanto, Syngenta hire US banks to advise on possible takeover -sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VYX7CcJKT0w/story01.htm

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