Will they blend? XML meets JSON

The challenge here is to blend together data in the XML format with data in the JSON format. We queried IBM Watson about news on Barack Obama and on Michelle Obama through a REST service API. Michelle Obama headlines are returned as JSON, while Barack Obama headlines are returned as XML. In this workflow the responses are read from an XML and a JSON file resp. Will they blend? ... and yes! They blend.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://kni.me/w/xLRrFLeZfxk9P6HF