Items Parameter

Using the parameter 'items' will limit the numbers of items returned, regardless of how many are sent in the Reuters feed.

If the Reuters feed sends fewer items than requested using this parameter, the number of items actually in the Reuters feed are all that will be returned.

Example Link:

http://api.parfait.snarkybox.com/reuters?feed=topnews&layer=high&items=2

What that link returns will look like this if viewed in a browser:

hi*00*LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters demonstrated in Iran on Sunday in defiance of a warning by authorities of a crackdown, extending for a fourth day one of the most audacious challenges to the clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009. *http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rallies/iran-protesters-rally-again-despite-warning-of-crackdown-idUSKBN1EP064?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews~hi*01*DENVER (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire on sheriff's deputies summoned to an apartment complex near Denver on Sunday morning, killing one officer before the suspect was shot and killed, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said. *http://www.reuters.com/article/us-colorado-shooting/colorado-deputy-killed-in-barrage-of-gunfire-at-apartment-complex-idUSKBN1EP0GL?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews~|