Monday, August 31, 2015

High court rejects Ky. clerk’s request on gay marriage

BBC - Travel - New Zealand’s never-ending fire

Asia Slides

As Asia Opens It slides.

China's President Xi Solidifies Power with Overhaul of Military

California Lawmakers Approve Equal-Pay Measure

Oil Surges as Supply Estimates Shrink

Blast Rips Through Chinese City

New map reveals waterways under the streets of San Francisco

150 Clinton e-mails found to have material deemed classified

Netflix takes gamble with Epix film cull - BBC News

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed

West Point law professor who called for attacks on 'Islamic holy sites' resigns

Using Killer Genetics as a Substitute for Pesticides

If machines gamble

Hotels Fight Back Against Travel Sites Like Expedia

Helping Mexico’s Poorest Women Survive Childbirth

Suicide-risk behaviour patterns identified

Rare hurricane hits Cape Verde

Dow Down

Custom Ferraris Take Exclusivity to a Whole Different Level

Google Is Taking a Big Step to Kill Off Flash for Good

Environmental science California’s Katrina Is Coming


Toronto, Vancouver housing affordability deteriorates to 'risky' levels

As His Term Wanes, Obama Champions Workers’ Rights

Nonviolent Protest Movement Grows in Center of Baghdad

Democrats Could Face Tougher Fights in Senate Primaries

Caste Quotas in India Come Under Attack

Trump upends GOP message on economy

Presidential Campaign Raises Echoes of ’68 Race

Bias Fight May Lift Costs Of Some Auto Loans

DRAGONS' DENThe biggest franchises: what does it take to own one?

Dow Down

Fatal protest rally after Ukraine vote

Thunderstorms in France

Trump: Scottish independence should be buried for 50 years

Trump: Scottish independence should be buried for 50 years
This is going to make certain people mad.

further violent and sexual crimes in Scotland

criticism over UUP in Ireland

Una Mullally: This summer gave me perspective

The families divided by an ice curtain

What the US economy really needs next ( according to the BBC)

China's new 'gold rush'

Eight Reasons Never to study again in Germany

Times Square: The Naked Truth

Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic

New Photo of Charon

A 'Name That Tune' That May Help Dementia Patients

Summer of Science - How Often Is B.M.I. Misleading?

Peking Opera Star Takes a Turn in United States

Marvin Mandel, former governor of Maryland, dies at 95

When Airlines Looked Cool and Showed It

Arab Lit

Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school classes now draw far-flung crowds

she wants all the power

R Word a serious obsession in Canada

Islamic State Damages Temple of Baal in Palmyra

The Isis mastermind who sent out 15 suicide bombers

it Is Not that bad

U.A.E. Takes Lead in Southern Yemen

Meet the Private Watchdogs Policing Finance

Turkey’s Trade Deficit Widens

Jackson Hole Has a Worrying Message For Draghi

Ruble Rebound Is a Signal for Russian Bondholders to Start Selling

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Crises Put First Dents in Xi Jinping’s Power

Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director dies at 76

Fed vice-chairman hints at interest rate increase

If the Options Market Is Right, China's Stock Rescue Is Doomed

Gold Bulls Pile In Just Before Bullion Loses Its Job as a Haven

Third Time Unlucky for Abenomics as Inflation Drops Back to Zero

Japan’s July Industrial Output Falls 0.6%

Fed Appears to Hold Line on Rate Plan

No One to Rescue Me From My Drinking

Cons running scard

What I’d tell my younger self

Five things to expand your mind

Mt. McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali

Pluto probe's next target chosen

China punishes 197 over stock 'rumours'

The SmartList: Five things to expand your mind

Forces of history put schools to the test

Winners and losers of the summer movie season

In the Disney-Pixar summer release "Inside Out," about the voices inside an 11-year-old girl's head, little blue Sadness is voiced by Phyllis Smith ("The Office") and the much brighter Joy is voiced by Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation"). The movie opens Friday, June 19.
Pictured (L-R): Sadness, Joy. ©2015 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
Winners and losers of the summer movie season
 remember,  some movies only get reclaimed later.

May demands ban on jobless EU migrants, SNP objects

Gordon Brown accuses Tories of stoking "dangerous and insidious" English nationalism

7-Eleven ripping off workers

Get Ready for a Flood of Online Campaign Ads That Will Target and Track You

Liberals Are Wrong to Separate Race from Class

Afghan Taliban appears divided over leadership

Rethinking Work

Rethinking Work
It might not be  natural,  but they  work on it until you do.

Every Day

The Egyptian parliamentary elections take place in October

Merkel on the Defense

After failing to open on its own, Botanic Garden corpse flower gets assist

Rural Chinese residents’ bet on stock market turns into fools’ gold

Scale, ambition of Burning Man art spill beyond playa

PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future

33 Airline Posters From Flying’s Golden Age

The strategist going to war for McDonald's workers

Defiant Carney shrugs off China crisis (UK)

Frederick Forsyth: my MI6 missions

The Summer That Never Was

LGBT archive at USC preserves personal stories from a hidden past

Story of the Week: A White Heron

2016 hopeful says building Canada border wall is a 'legitimate issue'

Revolutionary songs sung for anti-Japanese war victory

Jeb Bush’s very bad week

 is  nice to know  that Chris is still on the beat

Five myths about pandas

‘You’re one of us now’

It is big when WaPo lead

Sanders within 7 points of Clinton in Iowa poll
 no more animated and on about  it is just a blip,  which all of us knew was only an alibi.

Suppliers Feel Pain as Coal Miners Struggle

Biden Faces Narrow Path to White House

'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast

Former Malaysia PM Mahathir calls for removal of PM Najib Razak

Appalachian Trail Could Get a New Finish Line

Behind Tianjin Blasts, Flouted Regulations and Corruption

Bullets, bees and stop an invasion

Álvaro Uribe: “Los cabecillas de las FARC tienen que pagar cárcel”

La democracia (débil) en América


Quantum ‘spookiness’ passes toughest test yet

USC siphoning off much of Alzheimer's project funding from UC San Diego

China Places Cap on Local Government Debt

Financially Strapped Greece Struggles With a Flood of Refugees

UN launches investigation into 'grave' violations of disabled

Brian Feeney Time to focus on the IRA's €400 million in global assets

Western manners: The latest Chinese status symbo

The wild beauty of Mexico

Use Vote Compass to explore where you fit in Canada's political landscape

Dutton's office knew about operation

US national arrested on 'blood diamond' charges

WikiLeaks founder 'told Edward Snowden not to seek asylum in Latin America'

Oliver Sacks, eminent neurologist and author of Awakenings, dies aged 82

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rivers of red threaten reef in Australia

You do have to dress up

Layoffs could spell more trouble for Illinois

You Stink

Standing as Jugde


New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary
I was writing String Quartet #7 will blogging.

Chad executes Boko Haram fighters

Steve Lopez: The busboy who cradled a dying RFK has finally stepped out of the past

Apple trails Fitbit in its first full quarter on the wearables market

In Venezuelan Border Town, What State of Emergency?

Los Angeles and U.S. Olympic officials reach agreement on 2024 bid

NASA has a mission called ‘OMG.’ Here’s how it got its name.

Stunning images from deep space through telescopes

Black Holes

The Deals on Wheels - SF

Turkish jets attack IS Syria targets

New Austria migrant vehicle found

Migrant smugglers were part of a vast criminal syndicate

West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror

Mexico’s Young Hands Feed a Heroin Need

U.S. Is Seen as Lagging Behind in Scramble for the Arctic

Cheap gas: How far would you drive to get it?

Buying Sex

Ridley Scott films Dick's "The Man in the High Castle"


Cheap gas: How far would you drive to get it?

Born 86 years ago today

When is the best time of year, in the West, to buy a home

UK requests remanufacture of Apaches to AH-64E standard - IHS Jane's 360

its time to make a right to die with dignity

It my right to decide Other rights people ought to have

officers will 'never' stop people for visa checks

Measuring the Strain of Migration

Thousands Defy Government in Malaysia

Egypt jails al-Jazeera journalists

Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins

Friday, August 28, 2015

China Investigates Top Executives of Paper’s Website

NASA’s Next Horizon in Space

Hannibal: The TV show that went too far

Martin O'Malley accuses DNC of 'rigging'

As GOP outsiders surge, Bush gets party insiders’ nod

North’s ‘Military Muscle’ Forced Deal

Consumer Fears Undermine Government’s Plans in China

2 days of gains push oil up 17%

How censors keep Chinese citizens in the dark about 'Black Monday'

Zombie Factories Litter China’s Economy

Con in 3rd place in Canada?

Gun Cult

He is not a racist, he just plays one on TV

From the Archives: Marlon Brando joins 1963 protest in Torrance

Dirty Water ready to pour in Mid-Market hot spot

"Tomato Sandwich"

"Tomato Sandwich"

Federal scientist put on leave over Harperman protest song

Markets? To Xi Jinping, Another Battle Comes First

Inequity is 'baked in' when it comes to L.A. city services; where you live matters

A Democracy Icon, Assailed as Authoritarian

Phone hacking: CPS may bring corporate charges against Murdoch publisher

In Europe, an asylum policy piecemeal

"green reformists"

La Rochelle, the crisis of EELV eclipse socialist divisions

Appeals court lifts injunction against NSA program

Never stop his bro'

City of Ottawa saddled with $41M deficit for 2015

College accreditation group should be replaced, task force says

Illinois Lottery to winners: We'll pay you when the state has a budget

Supreme Court plaza not covered by 1st Amendment

OK it worse


Europe shouldn’t worry about migrants. It should worry about creeping fascism

Brazil in recesion : -1.9%

BBC to appoint new Scotland Editor in admission

Ex-loyalist on the run for 40 years jailed for cache of guns

Joyce Carol Oates

Bloomberg quoth Fischer Says September Liftoff Undecided

Is Your City Ready for the Next Katrina?