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29, 2013 3:02 PM PST Loading... Watch out, Taylor Swift ! Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who is besties with Swift, celebrated Thanksgiving with another A-lister: Jennifer Aniston ! Aniston's manager Aleen Keshishian shared a photo of the star with the British singer on Instagram , writing, "#HappyThanksgiving." In the pic, the We're The Millers actress shows off her newly chopped locks and looks super cozy with the "Give Me Love" crooner. So how do Aniston and Sheeran know each other? Hollywood Legends Of Past And Present Gather At Paramount To Remember A.c. Lyles PHOTOS: Swift and Sheeran go on a friendly hike in Los Angeles While it may be a surprise to some that Sheeran and Aniston are friends (especially ones that spend a holiday together!), the duo actually have a mutual friend in common: Aniston's BFF and former Friends costar Courteney Cox ! Sheeran recently posted a photo of himself with Cox on Instagram, revealing that he actually lives in the Cougar Town star's beach house! "My friend Courteney is nominated for a People Choice Award for favourite http://boonempvu.wordpressy.pl/?p=4 cable tv actress," he wrote . <br>Full story: http://www.eonline.com/news/486116/jennifer-aniston-spends-thanksgiving-with-ed-sheeran-check-out-a-pic-of-the-surprising-friends



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Bodybuilding Professors Outmuscle The Stereotype












Todd, now a professor of kinesiology and health education at the University of Texas workout at Austin, began competing regularly. By the end of the 1990s, clicking here the Guinness Book of Records and Sports Illustrated would proclaim her the world's strongest woman. The public did not know visit what to make of her. "People thought I was a puzzle that they had to unpack," she says. "I remember clearly, in Canada a TV show sent out staffers when they found I did needlepoint. They wanted pictures of me doing 'feminine' things." To Ms. Todd, there was no reason her great strengthshe was the first woman to lift a collective 1,000 pounds in the squat lift, dead lift, and bench presscouldn't be considered a feminine attribute. <br>Full story: http://chronicle.com/article/Bodybuilding-Professors-Out/48766/



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The Battle To Get English-language Radio In Brussels










By Laurence Norman Nov. 27, 2013 5:17 p.m. ET VILNIUS, LithuaniaEurope's top officials will descend on this capital Thursday for a summit once billed as a watershed in transforming European Union ties with its eastern neighbors but now seen as an effort to salvage them. With Ukraine last week putting on hold a sweeping trade accord with the EU and Armenia announcing in September it was choosing closer ties with Moscow, the summit's highlights are expected to be the approval of... <br>More: sites http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303332904579224211216819296







Four years later, her tenacious pursuit of a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program has won plaudits that may change history's verdict on her. Kerry called her "a persistent and dogged negotiator and somebody who's been staying at this for a long period of time". More than 50 governments sent her tributes. A decade in the making, the agreement obliges Iran to suspend its most sensitive nuclear work in return for relief from some economic sanctions. It is meant to give world powers time to negotiate a broader settlement that would ensure Iran does not pursue an atom bomb, which Tehran denies it is seeking. DRILLING DOWN Her low profile may have suited Ashton, 57, in the role of coordinator for six world powers - the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany - negotiating with Iran. <br>More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/27/us-iran-nuclear-ashton-idUSBRE9AQ0YO20131127







It shouldnt be a surprise, because, given proper respect, Brussels sprouts are one of the finest cool-weather vegetables. Cooked properly, they have all the delicate sweetness of great cabbage, but with a more complex vegetable flavor. If you really want to stun people, use Brussels sproutsas a centerpiece -- they come dozens to a single thick stalk, looking like a vegetable from Mars. How to choose: Select Brussels sprouts that are vivid green and tightly closed. As they sit, the leaves will begin to separate and the edges will yellow. Squeeze the head -- it should be hard enough that there is very little give. <br>More: http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-brussels-sprouts-are-suddenly-fashionable-8-recipes-show-you-why-20131115,0,2515212.story







Nothing splinters a Thanksgiving table quite like Brussels sprouts. Most people loathe them, conjuring the mushy, sulfurous orbs that famously taunted Beaver Cleaver in the '50s. Others actually like Brussels that way, and will http://wallinside.com/post-8407013-although-with-paid-service-you-can-be-assured-that-your-link-will-be-posted-in-its-category-instant.html devote themselves to fussily cutting an "X" into each one, before steaming or boiling them into submission. Then there's the new-wavers like me, who adore them roasted with plenty of garlic and olive oil. This year, I'm whipping up a pox on all housesor possibly, an (extra-virgin) olive branch to unite them. <br>More: http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/11/toms-kitchen-shaved-raw-brussels-sprouts-thanksgiving







- [Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images] Pamplona-San Fermin festival 7 opt Two runners fall in front of charging fighting bulls at the Mercaderes curve during the third San Fermin running of the bulls on July 9, 2008 in Pamplona, Spain. - [Denis Doyle/AFP/Getty Images] Pamplona-San Fermin festival 3 opt Spanish matador, Fernando Cruz, fights a bull during the San Fermin festival. - [A. Arrizurieta/AFP/Getty Images] Pamplona-San Fermin festival 8 opt A man gets gored as participants run ahead of the fighting bull on July 12, 2008, during the sixth day of the running of the bulls. - [Pedro Armestre/AFP/Getty Images] Pamplona-San Fermin festival 9 opt Festival goers celebrate Chupinazo, marking the first day of the San Fermin festival on July 6, 2011. <br>More: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131126/chinese-premier-congratulates-3rd-brussels-china-europe-foru







As long as they're fresh they will keep providing the electrolytes for the chemical reaction that generates the current," he told Mail Online. Loving this: Xmas tree lights powered by a Brussel sprouts battery at @BigBangFair UK https://t.co/2y7AhTRA0e #sproutpower &mdash; slowfoodLondon (@slowfoodLondon) November 26, 2013 The sprouts powering the tree should last a month, but more can always be added if it runs out of links juice. In theory, he said, any fruit or vegetable could be used to power the lights, and sprouts are actually the least efficient. WHICH FRUIT WOULD YOU LIKE USED AS ALTERNATIVE POWER? Paul Jackson, the CEO of Engineering UK, which runs The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair, said: "We want young people to think about STEM subjects in an interesting way and are always looking for different ways to do that. <br>More: http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/brussels-sprouts-used-as-a-battery-to-light-christmas-tree-in-london/story-fn5fsgyc-1226769898768







During his trip from December 3 to December 6, Kerry will attend an annual meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) foreign ministers in Brussels and will become the first secretary of State to visit Moldova in more than two decades. Kerry had planned to visit Israel last week but postponed the trip and travelled instead to Geneva, where six major powers and Iran reached an interim agreement that would constrain the Iranian nuclear program in return for limited sanctions relief. The agreement has drawn sharp criticism from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who described it as a "historic mistake" and expressed fears that the lifting of some sanctions would make it easier for Tehran to pursue a covert nuclear weapons program. During his visit, Kerry will go to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to try to push forward a U.S-brokered peace process, following friction over Israel's plans for new settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. In Moldova, Kerry will meet with senior government officials to discuss issues of common interest and the country's integration into Western Europe. Kerry dropped plans last week to attend a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Ukraine after that country halted plans for trade and political deals with the European http://pruncecace.livejournal.com/9185.html Union. The EU blamed political pressure from Russia for Ukraine's about-turn. <br>More: http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/john-kerry-to-visit-middle-east-attend-nato-talks-in-brussels-451826







Yet. Radio X is waiting for another frequency to become available and has its bid for an FM licence all ready to hand in to either one of the two radio regulators. In true Belgian style, Brussels has two: the Francophone CSA (Conseil Superieur de lAudiovisuel) is separate from the Dutch-speaking VRM (Vlaamse Regulator Voor de Media). The application can only be made once there is a frequency available, which should be anytime soon, Mr. Heath adds. In a process Mr. <br>More: http://blogs.wsj.com/brussels/2013/11/22/the-battle-to-get-english-language-radio-in-brussels/



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Correction: Canada-the Other Candidate Story










free It is estimated that one in seven children go to school hungry. In the past year, The Salvation Army provided more than 150,000 meals through breakfast, lunch and snack programs for school-aged children. "We know that children can't focus on learning if they are hungry or poorly nourished and it is estimated that a staggering one in seven children go to school hungry," said Captain Les Marshall , Territorial Public Relations and Development Secretary for The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda . "Target is a valued partner in our work toward ensuring that children and youth in Canada have access to sufficient and nutritious food, as this is critical to their success in school." The $160,000 donation will provide healthy, nutritious foods for meal/snack programs for school-aged children in 22 communities across Canada . Participating communities and programs include: British Columbia Abbotsford (School Snack Program), Kootenay Valley (Lunch Program), Maple Ridge (Lunch Program), Mt. Arrowsmith (School Snack Program), Prince George (After resource School Program) Alberta Red Deer (Weekend Backpack Program) Saskatchewan Regina (School Lunch and Weekend Backpack Program) Saskatoon (Hot Breakfast Program) Winnipeg (After School Program) Ontario East Toronto (After School Program), Kingston (After School Program), London (Lunch Program), Newmarket (Lunch Program), Scarborough (Breakfast Program), St. Thomas (Lunch Program), Thunder Bay (Breakfast Program), Toronto Regent Park (After School Program) Quebec St. <br>More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/target-canada-donates-160-000-201300039.html







Plans gone awry When Target laid out its plans for Canadian expansion at the beginning of 2013, company leaders expected a relatively smooth start-up period. The costs of opening more than 100 stores in a short period of time were sure to impact earnings in the short run, but the effect was supposed to be minimal and short-lived. Going into the year, Target projected that the Canadian expansion would reduce full-year EPS by $0.45, with the Kardashian vast majority of that dilution occurring in the first half of the year. In the first quarter, while the Canadian segment lost money, it achieved a strong gross margin performance and the launch seemed to be on track. At that time, management expected that the Canadian operation would turn profitable as early as the fourth quarter! <br>More: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/11/25/target-is-singing-the-canada-blues.aspx














and British transplants say Germanys once-divided capital is safer than home. Egyptian police, acting under new law, smash protest Erin Cunningham Demonstrators in Tahrir Square are the first to feel the effect of a tough measure signed this week. Jason Rezaian The nuclear deal struck Sunday caps a string of early successes claimed by Irans new president. Kathy Lally and Will Englund Yulia Tymoshenko, a former prime minister, remains in jail, a victim of political retribution. The man Rob Ford defeated: Im not surprised The man Rob Ford defeated for Toronto mayor: Im not surprised by whats happening By CHARMAINE NORONHA Associated Press TORONTO This is the mayor Toronto could have had: George Smitherman, an openly gay liberal who overcame an admitted history of drug use to become Ontarios deputy premier. Instead, Canadas largest city got Mayor Rob Ford, whose erratic behavior and confessed crack cocaine and alcohol use while in office have embarrassed many fellow citizens and delighted Americas late-night TV comedians, leading the city council to strip him of most of his powers this week. <br>More: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/correction-canada-the-other-candidate-story/2013/11/26/bc439b88-56d7-11e3-bdbf-097ab2a3dc2b_story.html







"The NHL set very high standards for a very high financial expectation check it out for these negotiations and while we thought we brought something very special to broadcasting, CBC was not in a position to spend tax payers' money in this game of high stakes," CBC president Hubert Lacroix said. "Increasingly in this modern area, CBC needs to seek, protect and promote its public-service mandate through just this kind of partnership where we can put our public broadcasting assets to work in a smart, fiscally responsible way." The future of iconic Canadian broadcaster Don Cherry is uncertain. Cherry's Coach's Corner segment has long been a staple of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada coverage. Keith Pelley, president of Rogers Media, indicated Cherry's role will be part of an evaluation process between Rogers, the NHL and CBC that will http://www.savingsdaily.com/post/khloe-kardashian-says-lamar-odoms-troubles-are-more-than-what-i-can-control take place in the coming months and years. " Don Cherry is a great talent and a good friend, and obviously he's somebody we take very seriously as part of the game," Commissioner Bettman said. "Ultimately it's something we'll discuss." In addition, Rogers is sub-licensing all Canadian French-language multi-media broadcast rights to TVA, which will now air a minimum of 22 Montreal Canadiens games per season. <br>More: http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=693278



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Paris Still Best Student City Despite Stiff London Competition










Read: Man held over Paris shootings The suspect was not in a fit state to be interviewed. Police said he has a "strong physical resemblance" to the gunman. He was thought to be have been semi-conscious at the time of his arrest, and it is believed he may have attempted to take his own life. 40 minutes ago Report: Man held over Paris shootings A man is being held in connection with the shootings earlier this week in Paris, it has been reported. The man was arrested around 7pm local time in an underground car park in a western suburb of the city. <br>More: http://www.itv.com/news/story/2013-11-18/france-paris-shootings/







Ben Sowter, my company head of research at QS, said: "Low tuition fees continue to make France a very attractive study destination for domestic and international students. "However, it was the performance of Paris's institutions in the QS rankings, the employability of its graduates and high quality of living scores that made the capital city, once again, the world's best student city." To be considered for the ranking, cities must have a population of more than 250,000 and at least two universities in the QS World University rankings. Some 98 cities in the world qualify on this basis. The top 50 are decided on five key categories the number and position of institutions in the world university rankings the quality of student living the views of employers on the quality of the city's graduates affordability, including tuition fees and cost of living measures based on the prices of consumer electronics and fast food a measure of the student mix, which includes the proportion of international students "London, Manchester and Edinburgh all scored over 90 points for student mix, which highlights the UK's continued popularity as a study destination among international students," said Mr Sowter. He said London had scored the maximum 100 points for the ranking criterion, "making it the city with the most highly ranked universities in the world". University College London, Imperial and King's College London were all in the top 20 of this year's QS World University rankings. <br>More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25008326







Lionel gave C first aid before the emergency services arrived and took him to the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital. CCTV footage indicated the man may have turned right on leaving the newspaper offices and taken the metro at Republique. Interior minister Manuel Valls, who went to the newspaper offices, said it looked like a war zone: three spent cartridges, including a type normally used to kill wild boar and big game. One of the bullets had lodged in the ceiling. 'I will not miss' The first incident - last Friday - was at the offices of the BFMTV television channel. The intruder emptied the chamber of his gun in the reception area without firing, saying: "Next time, I will not miss you." CCTV showed that he spent only a few seconds in reception, before hurrying out. <br>More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25027595







(GLE) Last week, he targeted the offices of BFM television. Law enforcement believe the attacks were committed by one person, state prosecutor Francois Molins said at a press conference yesterday resource as he called for help from the public. We expect a lot of help from witnesses to enable investigators to apprehend this individual, Interior Minister Manuel Valls told reporters at a subsequent briefing. Theres a great determination to make the arrest because he acted without a doubt to kill, he said. A suspect was seen running from the La Defense business district after three shots were fired at the banks tower shortly after noon, a police spokesman said. Less than two hours earlier, a man opened fire at the headquarters of the Liberation daily newspaper, wounding a photographers assistant. <br>More: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-18/paris-hit-by-shootings-at-socgen-tower-newspaper-liberation.html







The QS Best Student Cities 2014 ranking, compiled by the same higher education specialist that issues the closely watched annual QS World University Rankings, said Paris had come first for the second year in a row, two points ahead of London. "Low tuition fees continue to make France a very attractive study destination for domestic and international students," said Ben Sowter, head of research at QS. "However, it was the performance of Paris's institutions in the QS rankings, the employability of its graduates and high quality of living scores that made the capital city, once again, the worlds (source) best student city." The survey evaluates cities on 14 criteria, including university rankings, student mix, quality of living and affordability. London, for instance, came ahead of Paris in the student mix category. Singapore came front page third overall, followed by Sydney, Melbourne Kim Kardashian and Zurich in a tie, Hong Kong, Boston, Montreal and Munich. Some new cities also made the top 50, such as Oslo, Auckland and Prague. <br>More: http://news.yahoo.com/paris-still-best-student-city-despite-stiff-london-161012038.html



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