Daily Archives: March 2, 2015

this pressed: White House warns Netanyahu not to reveal Iran details – CNN.com


Washington (CNN)The Obama administration is bracing for Benjamin Netanyahu to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks, as both camps traded last-minute political jabs ahead of the Israeli prime minister’s controversial address to Congress Tuesday.

The White House is uncertain what precise details may come out but aides spent Monday frantically mobilizing after Israeli officials said that the prime minister planned to disclose sensitive details of an agreement taking shape in talks between six world powers and Iran, which has entered a delicate final stage.

Concern and anger among American officials about the nature of what Netanyahu might expose heightened already roiling tensions between the two countries. Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned about the damage such revelations might have on the negotiations and President Barack Obama himself attacked Netanyahu’s judgment.

Netanyahu is expected to use the details to bolster his argument before Congress that the deal under discussion will not prevent Iran from getting a bomb and could therefore threaten the Jewish state’s existence.

via White House warns Netanyahu not to reveal Iran details – CNN.com.

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CNN : Obama attacks Netanyahu’s credibility


Obama attacks Netanyahu’s credibility
http://www.cnn.com//2015/03/02/politics/netanyahu-aipac-speech-power-rice/index.html

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CNN : Witness: Man killed by LAPD didn’t reach for gun


Witness: Man killed by LAPD didn’t reach for gun
http://www.cnn.com//2015/03/02/us/los-angeles-police-shooting/index.html

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CNN : Putin critic killed: Witness’ mom speaks out


Putin critic killed: Witness’ mom speaks out
http://www.cnn.com//2015/03/02/europe/russia-opposition-leader-killed/index.html

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CNN : Sutter: How to end child poverty in America


Sutter: How to end child poverty in America
http://www.cnn.com//2015/03/01/opinion/sutter-child-poverty-solutions/index.html

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CNN- Opinion: Meet the children of Silicon Valley’s ‘Jungle’


Opinion: Meet the children of Silicon Valley’s ‘Jungle’
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/opinions/2015/02/25/change-the-list-poverty-jungle-sutter-orig-ba.cnn.html

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From NPR News: Before Rosa Parks…


Before Rosa Parks, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus http://n.pr/1LStnLA

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From NPR News


Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear Program http://n.pr/1Dz9va6

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France 24 :


EU seeks unity after Greece’s Tsipras blasts Spain, Portugal for ‘bailout blackmail’

http://f24.my/1wDLqlD

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France 24 :


Video: Protester throws juice at Turkey’s ambassador in Paris

http://f24.my/1wExRCn

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BBC : Pakistan anti-vaccine parents held


Pakistan anti-vaccine parents held http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-31703835

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BBC : Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries


Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-31690358

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BBC Radio Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries


Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-31690358

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BBC : Libya names Haftar as army chief


Libya names Haftar as army chief http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-31698755

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BBC : Xiaomi launches cheap action camera


Xiaomi launches cheap action camera http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31692908

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From BBC : ‘Flying donkeys’ coming to Africa


‘Flying donkeys’ coming to Africa http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30895278

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BBC : Millions share new Chinese character


Millions share new Chinese character http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-31689148

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BBC : The spy who came in from al-Qaeda


The spy who came in from al-Qaeda http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31700894

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BBC : Fingerprint sensor sees through metal


Fingerprint sensor sees through metal http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31692988

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BBC : FBI sued for Boston bombing death


FBI sued for Boston bombing death http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-31698772

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Invitation to the dance ( Carl Maria von Weber )


Invitation to the dance ( Carl Maria von Weber )

)Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz Ouverture (The National Philharmonic of Russia)


Carl Maria von Weber Der Freischütz ouverture

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Op.21 by Masur, LGO (1997)


Mendelssohn:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Op.21 by Masur, LGO (1997)

vladimir martynov – the beatitudes-kronos quartet


vladimir martynov – the beatitudes-kronos quartet

Friedrich von Flotow “Overture” Martha


Friedrich von Flotow “Overture” Martha

André Rieu – The Second Jazz Suite Waltz (Shostakovich)


André Rieu – The Second Waltz (Shostakovich)

Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty – I. Pas d’action


Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty – I. Pas d’action 

BBC : Iraq ‘seizes districts from IS’


Iraq ‘seizes districts from IS’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31699632

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today’s holiday: Myanmar Peasants’ Day (2015)


Myanmar Peasants’ Day (2015)

The Union of Myanmar, known as Burma until 1989, is in southeast Asia. Myanmar’s predominant industry is agriculture, and, at one point, it was the biggest exporter of rice in Asia, but now its line of agricultural products is more diverse. The country could not support these agricultural activities without the peasant workers, and to show their appreciation for the peasants’ contribution, the country has declared March 2 Peasants’ Day. It is a national holiday. It was also on this day in 1962 that Burmese General Ne Win led the military coup. The country holds parades on this day to honor him. More… Discuss

quotation: Thirst teaches all animals to drink, but drunkenness belongs only to man. Henry Fielding


Thirst teaches all animals to drink, but drunkenness belongs only to man.Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Discuss

today’s birthday: Dr. Seuss (1904)


Dr. Seuss (1904)

Theodor Seuss Geisel, popularly known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss, was a famous American writer and cartoonist. His outlandishly illustrated books captivate readers with their unique blend of whimsy, zany humor, and catchy verse. He is best known for his children’s books, which include enduring classics like The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. How has the pronunciation of “Seuss” changed since Geisel first adopted the pseudonym? More… Discuss

this day in the yesteryear: Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)


Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)

Recognized as one of the National Basketball Association’s greatest players of all time, Wilt Chamberlain led the league in scoring for 7 seasons and in rebounding 11 times, was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player 4 times, and was elected to basketball’s Hall of Fame. However, he is perhaps best known for being the only player in league history to score 100 points in a single game—a feat he achieved while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors. How many total points were scored in that game? More… Discuss

The Bodleian Library


The Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. The original library, destroyed in the reign of Edward VI, was replaced in 1602, chiefly through the efforts of Sir Thomas Bodley. The library has one of the great collections of English books, and its extensive manuscript collection is especially rich in biblical and Arabic material. Centuries of Oxford scholars have informally called it the what? More… Discuss

word: panorama


panorama

Definition: (noun) An unbroken view of an entire surrounding area.
Synonyms: vista
Usage: The panorama from the summit, with glistening lakes and green forests in every direction, is unmatched in the east. Discuss.

BBC : Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list


Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-31694951

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BBC : Bangladesh arrest over writer murder


Bangladesh arrest over writer murder http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-31690514

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BBC : S Sudan ‘acts on boys’ abductions’


S Sudan ‘acts on boys’ abductions’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-31692094

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Le Monde : Paroles de chrétiens d’Irak réfugiés en France après avoir vécu « l’enfer »


Paroles de chrétiens d’Irak réfugiés en France après avoir vécu « l’enfer »
http://www.lemonde.fr/religions/article/2015/03/02/paroles-de-chretiens-d-irak-refugies-en-france-apres-avoir-vecu-l-enfer_4585553_1653130.html
Le Monde

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Le Monde : Internet, ou l’inversion du capitalisme


Internet, ou l’inversion du capitalisme
http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2015/03/02/internet-ou-l-inversion-du-capitalisme_4585982_3232.html
Le Monde

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Le Monde : La France condamnée pour ne pas avoir interdit gifles et fessées


La France condamnée pour ne pas avoir interdit gifles et fessées

Le Monde

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Le Monde : Cambriolage au musée chinois du château de Fontainebleau


Cambriolage au musée chinois du château de Fontainebleau
http://www.lemonde.fr/arts/article/2015/03/01/cambriolage-au-chateau-de-fontainebleau_4585470_1655012.html
Le Monde

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CNN: Can Christianity survive in the Middle East?


Can Christianity survive in the Middle East?
http://www.cnn.com//2015/02/27/middleeast/christianity-middle-east/index.html

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USA TODAY: Islamic State threatens Twitter co-founder


From USA TODAY

Islamic State threatens Twitter co-founder

http://usat.ly/1AvDTzU

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