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00:00 [Slashdot] More Encryption Is Not the Solution

00:01 [Fox News: politics] States argue for cutting off solar subsidies

00:02 [CNET News] Super telescope captures sensational image of Andromeda galaxy

00:02 [CNN] 33 great things about Harry Potter (in honor of his 33rd birthday)

00:03 [The Hindu - News] ‘Ganja’ Ravanan: the city’s almost-permanent jailbird

00:04 [Disinformation] Saudi Blogger Sentenced to 600 Lashes and Seven Years in Prison

00:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fed speaks, dollar slips below 90c

00:05 [CBC: politics] Aboriginal children used in medical tests, commissioner says

00:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Happy birthday, Harry Potter!

00:05 [OpEdNews] In Defense of a "Terrorist" Organization

00:05 [The Hindu - News] 2 years after ban, Pulicat fishermen continue to struggle

00:06 [Telegraph] Fuel duty to be cut in remote regions

00:07 [Reuters] Egypt's rulers ready move against Brotherhood vigils

00:07 [The Hindu - News] Eight held for house demolition; family reels in shock

00:07 [The Hindu - News] Woman murdered in JJ Nagar

00:09 [Raw Story] NSA director Keith Alexander insists mass surveillance programs respect privacy

00:10 [Fox News: politics] Judge dismisses suit against immigration policy

00:11 [The Hindu - News] Corporation teachers in fake certificate scam

00:13 [The Independent] Steven Gerrard: All hail Liverpool's captain fantastic

00:13 [The Independent] Exclusive: Steven Gerrard admits Liverpool’s season depends on Luis Suarez

00:13 [CNN: Entertainment] LiLo leaves rehab

00:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson consultant helps defense

00:13 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Housewives' with legal troubles

00:15 [The Hindu - News] Road project threatens Saidapet’s 76-year-old leprosy, skin clinic

00:15 [The Hindu - News] State asked to act for Pulicat residents

00:17 [The Atlantic: Technology] Behold, the Innards of a Spacesuit

00:18 [The Hindu - News] A ‘unified Opposition’ for Lok Sabha byelections?

00:18 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sangams’ run rackets on Marina

00:18 [The Hindu - News] Tanks fast disappearing in Kolar

00:18 [NPR] Twice Rejected, LGBT Group Won't Give Up On Boy Scout Bid

00:18 [straight] Fruitvale Station packs an incredibly hard punch /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_fruitvale-station_2379.jpg

00:18 [straight] Fruitvale Station is more than a movie for Melonie Diaz /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_Fruitvale_MelonieDiaz_2380.jpg

00:18 [] Karabakh Armed Forces Claim Huge Weapons Acquisitions

00:19 [Voice of America] Reuters: Nigeria Opposition Coalition Cleared to Run

00:20 [OpEdNews] Bankers: The Real House Thieves of New Jersey

00:20 [Telegraph] Simon Cowell expecting baby with friend's wife

00:20 [Telegraph] George Zimmerman pulled over for speeding

00:20 [Telegraph] Syria allows UN weapons inspectors to visit sites of suspected chemical attacks

00:22 [CNN] Ariel Castro to speak at sentencing, attorney says; so will 1 victim

00:22 [CNN] How to get soaking wet this summer

00:22 [The Hindu - News] Man chained for seven years rescued

00:22 [The Hindu - News] Corporation seeks to reclaim 10-acre plot from school

00:22 [Guardian] 'Free Power Saturdays' are being considered by British Gas

00:22 [CNET News] As Yelp expands into commerce, business stays focused on local

00:25 [Voice of America] Michael Bowman: Discussion on US Domestic Surveillance Continues

00:25 [Reuters: politics] Obamacare technology testing slated for September: official

00:26 [Slashdot] National Weather Service Upgrades Storm-Tracking Supercomputers

00:28 [The Hindu - News] Time ill-equipped colleges are dealt with iron hand: HC

00:28 [The Independent] Inbee Park: A walk in the park at the British Open?

00:28 [The Independent] Michael Owen: Hooked on the horses

00:30 [CNET News] CBS chief dismisses Aereo as 'more wind than reality'

00:32 [The Hindu - News] Aranmula MLA Sivadasan ‘manhandled’

00:32 [The Hindu - News] MLA to blame for Aranmula incident, says Kummanam

00:34 [The Hindu - News] Congress continues to grope for solution

00:34 [The Hindu - News] LDF to lay indefinite siege to Secretariat

00:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dollar slips below 90c, US fights back

00:36 [The Hindu - News] High Court orders CBI probe

00:38 [CNN] Lawmaker: If CNN can interview Benghazi suspect, why can't FBI?

00:38 [The Hindu - News] Each police district to have a cyber cell

00:39 [AlterNet] Why Can’t Hemp Get You High?

00:41 [Fox News: politics] House approves Senate bill on student loan interest rates, sends to Obama for signature

00:41 [Good] The World, Simplified: Climate Change and Population Growth in Legos

00:43 [Fox News] MILE-HIGH BRIBERY Not 'Free' to Move About the Cabin

00:43 [Fox News] MESSAGE DECODED 3,000-Year-Old Text Sheds Light on Biblical History

00:44 [The Independent] Man charged with 32 offences of child abuse in Welsh care homes

00:44 [Fox News] NSA program reportedly allows analysts to track emails, chats, web searches- Newly declassified documents show range of potential access to NSA phone records

00:44 [Fox News] Nearly four dozen reported killed in multiple church bombings by Islamic extremists in Nigeria

00:46 [Truthdig] Watch: An Armed George Zimmerman Pulled Over in Texas

00:46 [Moral Low Ground] Dog Eats Paralyzed Owner’s Testicle

00:48 [CNN] World's 12 best water parks

00:50 [CNET News] Android wins in app downloads, but iOS makes more money

00:51 [Amnesty International] USA: Bradley Manning trial underscores serious accountability failures

00:52 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Director Lee makes appeal for money

00:52 [Global Voices] Transgender Teen's Murder Raises Spectre of Jamaican Homophobia

00:54 [Big Think] Iraq Brings Back The Garden Of Eden

00:54 [Guardian] Bradley Manning leak did not result in deaths by enemy forces, court hears

00:59 [Raw Story] Fox News whines ‘far left media’ making fun of our ‘most embarrassing interview’ ever

00:59 [Reuters: politics] Hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay shows signs of weakening

01:00 [CNET News] Honeywell energy savings calculator counts the trees

01:00 [CNN: Money] Congress OKs cheaper student loans

01:00 [OpEdNews] Rights Groups React to Bradley Manning Verdict

01:01 [Slashdot] NSA Director Defends Surveillance To Unsympathetic Black Hat Crowd

01:01 [Amnesty International] Egypt’s decision to disperse sit-ins is a “recipe for disaster”

01:03 [CNET News] Facebook migrates to https as default

01:04 [Disinformation] Ed ‘NJWeedMan’ Forchion Announces Jury Nullification Tour

01:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I have never done the wrong thing by anyone'

01:08 [NPR] NSA Chief To Hackers: Analysts Don't Abuse Their Power

01:08 [Guardian] Ross McEwan poised to replace Stephen Hester as RBS chief exec

01:08 [Guardian] Facebook shares soar 40% in a week on mobile ad revenue increase

01:10 [straight] Pride 2013: Queer rights, straight allies, asexuality, and living with HIV /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Contents2_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Family of the Year throws curve balls on Loma Vista /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_FamilyoftheYear_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Red Meat /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/CAR_Meat_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Arnould /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/CAR_Arnould_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Asexual people find comfort in community /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Health3_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Former Vancouver high-school student leaders Jennifer Yoon and Leah Bae create acceptance /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FEA_Pride_allies_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] AIDS Vancouver volunteer May McQueen helps battle stigma /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FEA_Pride_McQueen_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] HIV survivor Bradford McIntyre keeps up fight /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Health2_2380.jpg

01:10 [straight] Burnaby education trustee Gary Wong empathizes with queer discrimination targets /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Wong.jpg

01:10 [straight] Baljinder Narang found her voice by advocating for queer equality /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Narang.jpg

01:10 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Oil threat' to Africa's oldest park

01:11 [Reuters: politics] Bill lowering student loan interest rates heads to Obama

01:11 [Reuters: politics] Yemen's president meets senators as U.S. grapples with Guantanamo detainee issue

01:11 [Reuters: politics] House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

01:12 [The Hindu - News] Perarivalan plea on researcher’s visit to prison declined

01:13 [CNN] North Korea through the keyhole

01:13 [CNN] Zimmerman pulled over in Texas for speeding, given warning

01:14 [Raw Story] Obama set to sign bill to lower student loan interest rates

01:14 [The Independent] Postcard from... Milan

01:14 [The Independent] Back to the future: How the iPad has recreated that 1950s feeling

01:14 [The Independent] National archives: Shock at scale of Maze jailbreak, the laser weapon deployed to Falklands and other revelations

01:14 [The Independent] National archives: William Hague? He’d be embarrassing - When Margaret Thatcher vetoed the boy wonder

01:14 [The Independent] Threat to diabetes sufferers as NHS rations testing strips to save money

01:14 [The Independent] Schools ask pupils to sit maths exams twice to boost their league table scores

01:14 [The Independent] Phil Woosnam: Footballer who became a pioneer for soccer in the US

01:14 [The Independent] Wendy Woods: Activist who with her husband, Donald, struggled against apartheid

01:14 [The Independent] Harry Byrd, Jr: US senator who fought against desegregation

01:14 [The Independent] Met police to investigate Twitter bomb threats against female journalists

01:16 [Fox News] GOP Report: Holder Misled Congress /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:16 [BBC: Technology] O2 reveals 4G network launch date

01:16 [BBC: Technology] Living room TV 'making a comeback'

01:16 [BBC: Technology] Russia brings in anti-net piracy law

01:16 [Guardian] National Archives: Margaret Thatcher vetoed William Hague job in 1983

01:19 [Reuters] Egypt's rulers want to break up Brotherhood vigils

01:20 [CNN] As dengue cases increase, Honduras declares state of emergency

01:21 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Cate as Woody's latest leading lady

01:22 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Seal birth captured on camera

01:22 [CNET News] Micron completes $2 billion buy of chip supplier to Apple

01:22 [The Hindu - News] PIL plea for CBI probe in Ramesh murder

01:22 [Guardian] Man charged with 32 sexual offences in north Wales care homes inquiry

01:25 [Voice of America] VOA News: Vote Counting Under Way in Zimbabwe's Presidential Polls

01:25 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: NSA secrets kill our trust

01:25 [CNN: Politics] Lawmaker: Why can't FBI interview Benghazi suspect?

01:25 [CNN: Politics] Hatch: After Detroit, replace public pensions

01:27 [Mother Jones] Richard M. Daley Wants To Make Your City More Sustainable

01:30 [Reuters: politics] Congress finally votes to cut student loan interest rates

01:31 [CNN] Security cameras capture group kicking, punching man in DC suburb

01:31 [CNET News] In new clip, Kutcher's beard doesn't do the Jobs

01:35 [Reuters] Dying out? China's young shun family firms

01:35 [Reuters] Congress finally votes to cut student loan interest rates

01:38 [NPR] House Votes To Cut Student Loan Rate, Sends Bill To Obama

01:40 [Reuters] Apple CEO met China Mobile head, discussed cooperation

01:40 [CNET News] Lego, you are dead to me

01:41 [straight] Video: Local Natives perform at a Vancouver boxing gym /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/StAEuirMTMA.jpg

01:44 [Raw Story] Clarence Thomas’ wife sparks effort to impose tougher Supreme Court ethics

01:49 [Reuters: politics] Mayor says didn't get training, San Diego should pay for sex harassment defense

01:49 [CNET News] Path's big bold plan to live stream your life

01:53 [Telegraph] Full text of 'Queen's speech' for outbreak of World War Three

01:53 [Telegraph] Civil servants prepared 'Queen's speech' for outbreak of World War Three

01:53 [Telegraph] Margaret Thatcher vetoed William Hague's appointment as a special adviser when he was 21, branding it a 'gimmick'

01:53 [Telegraph] 'No one killed' as a result of Bradley Manning leaks

01:53 [NPR] Obama's Fed Pick Quandary: What's It Mean For His Legacy?

01:54 [Big Think] For Some US Cities, An Underwater Future Is All But Certain

01:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Easel footman ends up back in slum

01:57 [Mother Jones] WATCH: How to Get Syria as Much Attention as the Royal Baby [Fiore Cartoon]

01:59 [CNET News] Apple said to use Samsung components on A7 iPhone chip

01:59 [Deutsche Welle] Guaranteed daycare for under-threes starts in Germany

02:00 [Slashdot] Android Tablet Gives Rare Glimpse At North Korean Tech

02:01 [AlterNet] Industry Groups Attack Non-Union Labor Organizations

02:02 [CNN] California cracks down on rehab clinics after CNN/CIR investigation

02:02 [CNN] Ending Obamacare, avoiding gov't shutdown a juggling act for Boehner

02:02 [CNN] Sister: Ariel Castro will present 'other side' at sentencing hearing

02:05 [Russia Today] Oscar Grant's father may sue killer-cop, court rules

02:06 [straight] Using food to explain how porn differs from real sex /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_95294335.jpg

02:06 [Truthdig] Pacifier

02:06 [Truthdig] Occupy UC Davis Pepper-Spray Cop Wants Workers’ Comp

02:06 [Truthdig] Summers Loving

02:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Randy Travis released from the hospital

02:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] How Daryn hid a dark secret

02:11 [zero hedge] Financial Sense And Nonsense

02:11 [zero hedge] Count Yourself Among The Poor!

02:11 [zero hedge] Presenting The Location Of The NSA's Secret FISA Court

02:11 [zero hedge] Dylan Grice On The Intrinsic Value Of Gold, And How Not To Be A Turkey

02:11 [zero hedge] 44 Facts About The Death Of The Middle Class That Obama Should Know

02:14 [Raw Story] Rep. Peter King says Sen. Rand Paul reminds him of Hitler appeasers

02:14 [Raw Story] Twitter report: U.S. leads the world in demands for user information

02:14 [Raw Story] Mexico to detain ‘Queen of the Pacific’ over drug trafficking

02:16 [AlterNet] U.S. Doesn't Want You to Know Which Latin American Security Forces It's Training

02:18 [BBC: Health] Clean water and soap 'boost growth'

02:19 [CNN] Focus turns to vote-counting begins in Zimbabwe election

02:19 [CNN: Politics] Boehner's juggling act: Killing Obamacare and avoiding shutdown

02:19 [Raw Story] Catholic high school fires California teacher over his same-sex marriage

02:21 [OpEdNews] Preserving the Past to Serve the Future, *Transition, Permaculture, and Slow Technology*

02:22 [BBC: Education] More pupils taking GCSEs earlier

02:23 [Voice of America] US House Passes New Sanctions on Iran

02:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hip pocket pain ahead with $A

02:25 [BBC: Education] Top rankings for 75% of free schools

02:27 [BBC: Science & Environment] The crazy ideas which failed to solve the longitude problem

02:27 [Mother Jones] Federal Gun Agency Gets Its First Permanent Director in Seven Years

02:30 [BBC: Education] Cash incentive for maths graduates

02:31 [CNN: Politics] Top senator questions need to collect phone records

02:31 [CNN: Politics] Dem questions snooping claim

02:31 [CNN: Politics] DC gamesmanship intensifies

02:31 [CNN: Politics] New outrage over Benghazi

02:31 [CNN: Politics] Boehner's juggling act

02:35 [Voice of America] Michael Lipin: Chinese Woman Suspected of Vandalism in Washington

02:36 [Truthdig] Obama Defends Summers, Franken Plans NSA Transparency Bill, and More

02:36 [OpEdNews] The American Surveillance State Is Here. Can It Be Evaded?

02:38 [CNN] The subtle art of subtitling 'Honey Boo Boo'

02:38 [CNN: Entertainment] Lohan's 'great' post-rehab

02:38 [CNN: Entertainment] How to subtitle 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'

02:42 [Moral Low Ground] Anthony Weiner Spokeswoman Barbara Morgan Calls Ex-Intern Olivia Nuzzi “Slutbag” and “Cunt”

02:42 [CNN] 12 soldiers hurt in Colorado lightning strike

02:44 [Reuters: politics] U.S. firearms bureau director confirmed, fulfilling Obama demand

02:46 [Slashdot] Congress Wants FCC To Auction TV White Spaces

02:47 [Reuters] Dying out? China's young shun family firms

02:52 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Shah Rukh Khan on Chennai Express

02:53 [Reuters] Pentagon warns of tough trade-offs in face of looming cuts

02:54 [CNN] Security cameras capture group kicking, punching man in D.C. suburb

02:54 [CNN] Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones to leave 'Parks and Recreation'

02:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I've never done the wrong thing'

02:56 [Truthdig] Can Gays Help Save Marriage?

02:56 [Truthdig] Manning

02:56 [OpEdNews] Manning guilty; war criminals on the loose

02:59 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon warns of tough trade-offs in face of looming cuts

03:00 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Paul offers to bury the hatchet with Gov. Christie over a beer

03:01 [zero hedge] NSA Admits: 'We Do Store All Your Data But We Don't Look At It All'

03:01 [CNN] Saudi activist receives 7-year sentence, 600 lashes

03:02 [CNET News] Zynga sues 'Bang with Friends' sex app for trademark violation

03:09 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's defense minister under fire

03:10 [Russia Today] ‘Most wanted on earth’: Give him to US principle unjust, unacceptable for Russia – Snowden’s lawyer

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Royal footman sent back to slum

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Farrell announces ICAC prosecutions unit

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Genital mutilation: lawyer charged

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Beach 'grope': prayer leader charged

03:12 [zero hedge] China Bucks AsiaPac Trend With 'Miraculous' Rise In Its PMI

03:14 [Raw Story] Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to finally have a director

03:14 [Raw Story] Soldier at Colorado army base accused of sex with 14-year-old girl

03:16 [CNN] 7 die in Cuba after drinking poisonous alcohol

03:22 [Fox News] Return of the mammoth? Dolly scientist says beast should be cloned

03:25 [Reuters: politics] House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

03:27 [Mother Jones] House Republicans Talk Big But Can't Deliver Actual Spending Cuts

03:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dean gets life in prison for nursing home fire

03:28 [CNN] Uruguay weighs legalizing marijuana

03:28 [CNN] Lawyer: Mayor never got harassment training, city may be liable

03:38 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon review protects weapons for now, but uncertainty abounds

03:41 [Telegraph] Counting under way in Zimbabwe election

03:42 [Moral Low Ground] Military Fails to Link Manning Leaks to Any Deaths

03:45 [Russia Today] Putin accuses police of negligence, corruption ties with merchants following massive raid on Moscow markets

03:50 [Fox News] MLB reportedly threatening Alex Rodriguez with lifetime ban if he fights suspension over drugs

03:52 [zero hedge] The U.S. Military Has Awarded Contracts To Al-Qaeda In Afghanistan

03:56 [CNET News] 'Tortilla' makes Tor more digestible

03:56 [CNET News] Pinterest promises richer content, more recommendations

03:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] 11 murders: nursing home killer gets life

03:59 [Big Think] 617 - The Sahara Sea: A French Mirage in North Africa

04:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: 50 Years Of Secrecy, Courtesy of Max Baucus

04:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bob Cesca: Ted Nugent and Rand Paul Declare: We're Anti-Racism, Pro-Civil Rights Heroes!

04:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Center for Public Integrity: Ready for Hillary? Not in Middle America

04:04 [Raw Story] Backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’

04:05 [CNET News] Yahoo snaps up e-commerce startup Lexity

04:10 [Fox News: politics] Filner's lawyer says San Diego should pay for legal bills due to lack of sex harassment training

04:11 [Good] Our Get-It-Right Guidebook for Social Innovators

04:13 [Telegraph] Australia's new hardline asylum policy comes into effect

04:13 [Telegraph] Ohio kidnappings: Ariel Castro due to speak at sentencing hearing

04:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'A stain upon this state'

04:15 [Fox News] 'INCREDIBLY WRONG' White House: Benghazi Attack a 'Phony Scandal'

04:15 [Fox News] CAN SOLAR GO SOLO? States Burned Out Over Taxpayer Subsidies

04:15 [Fox News] REPORTER TARGETING Republican Report Finds Holder Misled Congress /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:20 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Is Tech Talent More Important Than Skill?

04:29 [Deutsche Welle] US releases NSA documents amid fresh Snowden reports

04:29 [Big Think] Robert Williams: Bitchin’ Art Crusader?

04:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bank stocks slump on news of deposit levy

04:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] The MP and the $12m purchase

04:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] $6.05: the price of M2 'progress'

04:31 [zero hedge] Elliott Management: "The Entire Developed World Is On A Slippery Slope"

04:32 [straight] Anticipation is high for tonight's Jay Z/Justin Timberlake concert at B.C. Place /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/jayjust2_130731.jpg

04:32 [Moral Low Ground] Global Warming = Melting Glaciers = ‘Himalayan Tsunamis’

04:34 [Raw Story] Left-leaning party in Uruguay hopes to legalize marijuana

04:36 [CNET News] Instagram uploads return to third-party Windows Phone apps

04:46 [Truthdig] Oliver Stone Sounds Off on Bradley Manning and ‘Empress Clinton’

04:48 [CNN] Defense attorney in Ga. baby shooting case speaks out

04:52 [CNN] World's biggest public transportation project for Saudi Arabian capital

04:52 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:53 [Fox News] Benghazi Called a 'Phony Scandal' /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:53 [Fox News] DATABASE REVEALED Report: NSA Analysts Can Track Emails, Searches

04:54 [Global Voices] Italian Appeals Court Upholds Guilty Verdict in Historic Eternit Asbestos Case

04:55 [Russia Today] NSA director booed during ‘unconvincing’ hacker conference speech

05:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Rot in hell!': Life for 11 deaths

05:03 [CNET News] Apple store crazy lady immortalized by Backstreet Boys

05:03 [CNN] Thailand oil spill: Tourists abandon blackened Koh Samet beach

05:06 [Truthdig] When Obama Trashed the Huffington Post, Was He Talking About This Column?

05:12 [Slashdot] Google Replaces AT&T At Starbucks

05:14 [Raw Story] President of conservative Michigan college calls minorities ‘dark ones’

05:17 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka passes Bill to bring in reforms in agricultural marketing

05:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] ICAC inquiry live Q&A

05:19 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka passes Bill to bring in agricultural marketing reforms

05:19 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:20 [Guardian] Florida won't investigate Ibragim Todashev shooting

05:23 [Infoshop] Third Annual Anarchist Melbourne Bookfair

05:27 [The Atlantic: Politics] My Brunch With the Anthony Weiner Intern

05:29 [Telegraph] Australian nurse who killed 11 in nursing home fire sentenced to life in prison

05:30 [The Progressive] How an NBC Affiliate Flubbed the Madison Sing Along Story

05:30 [CNN] Report: Alex Rodriguez, MLB negotiating suspension deal

05:30 [CNN] People, crops and fish suffer in China heat wave

05:31 [zero hedge] To Save Spain's Housing Market, It Must First Be Destroyed

05:42 [AntiWar] More Iraq Bloodshed: 49 Killed, 83 Wounded

05:43 [Infoshop] A Major Tactical Breakthrough

05:45 [Telegraph] Uruguay's lower house approves legalisation of marijuana

05:47 [Fox News] Filner's lawyer says San Diego should pay for legal bills due to lack of sex harassment training

05:51 [The Hindu - News] TRS decides to suspend Vijayashanti for anti-party activities

05:54 [Raw Story] Energy drink makers tell Senate panel they’re being ‘victimized’

05:55 [CNET News] Apple power adapter security flaw to be patched in iOS 7

05:55 [Russia Today] Manning helped pierce the veil of secrecy in Guantanamo

05:55 [Russia Today] Clerk who helped inmate exonerate himself with DNA evidence fired

05:56 [straight] B.C. Place opens up for the Legends of Summer Tour /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/jayjust3_130731.jpg

06:00 [AntiWar] Liberty’s Backlash

06:05 [The Hindu - News] N. Nandakumar passes away at 77

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Student slips from train, dies

06:08 [NPR] Sold! First Parcels Auctioned For Future Offshore Wind Farms

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Plan to clear garbage while Madurai sleeps

06:10 [CNN] Alex Rodriguez, one of baseball's greats, hobbled by drug accusations

06:17 [Fox News: politics] Va. Gov. McDonnell says daughter returned $15G wedding gift

06:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Patients 'overpay' for cholesterol drug

06:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Steady, Eddie. You need a second opinion

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Traffic chaos a major challenge for Coimbatore police

06:27 [CNN] Sister: Ariel Castro will present 'other side' at sentencing hearing

06:29 [Big Think] Essential Life Skill #4: Making Connections

06:29 [The Hindu - News] NGT orders action against encroachments

06:29 [The Hindu - News] It is BJP’s gain in Telangana, says MIM

06:31 [AntiWar] Spinning Yarns in the Mainstream Media

06:31 [AntiWar] US Hedge Funds Paint Argentina as Ally of Iranian ‘Devil’

06:33 [Guardian] Uruguay votes to create world's first national legal marijuana market

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Private healthcare players eyes incentives in new AP

06:38 [CNET News] Shin-Etsu Chemical eyes 10X boost in smartphone battery life

06:38 [Infoshop] Living in America will drive you insane — literally

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka Disaster Response Force to take shape in 6 months

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Fresh investigation of Dharmasthala rape and murder

06:43 [Slashdot] Computer Scientists Develop 'Mathematical Jigsaw Puzzles' To Encrypt Software

06:46 [The Hindu - News] Third phase of AP panchayat polls ends peacefully

06:48 [CNN] Uruguay's lower house votes to legalize marijuana

06:48 [The Hindu - News] Soon, post complaints on website, chat with city cops

06:48 [The Hindu - News] JP urges youth not to fall prey to political games

06:48 [The Hindu - News] Of surrogacy and the law

06:50 [The Hindu - News] ‘T’ears that refuse to dry even in victory

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Towards cyber defence

06:52 [The Hindu - News] The game of the name

06:52 [OpEdNews] Statement by Julian Assange on Verdict in Bradley Manning Court-Martial

06:54 [The Hindu - News] GH to get a new CT scanner soon

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Fissure evident in Seemandhra camp

06:59 [Raw Story] John Oliver destroys San Diego’s revolting pervert in chief Bob Filner

07:01 [Russia Today] No deaths linked to Manning war logs leak – witness

07:03 [straight] Lucky the roof is already off at B.C. Place for Jay Z and Justin Timberlake /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/justin1_130731.jpg

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Opinions float around in social media

07:04 [Deutsche Welle] Chinese manufacturing picks up, for some

07:10 [The Atlantic: National] 'American Futures': Introducing Our New Project

07:11 [CNET News] Sigma's lens conversion service promotes body agnosticism

07:14 [The Hindu - News] New bridge across Uyyakondan nearing completion

07:17 [Telegraph] Oil exploration puts Virunga Park at risk

07:17 [Telegraph] Lawyers warn against 'Big Brother' plans to give every Scottish child a state guardian

07:17 [Telegraph] Four in ten diabetes patients denied basic tests

07:17 [Telegraph] Councils continue to rake in parking cash as traffic falls

07:17 [Telegraph] Ofqual: schools playing the system to boost GCSE grades

07:17 [Telegraph] Bomb threats sent to female journalists in wake of Twitter troll banknote row

07:17 [Telegraph] Living rooms become digital hubs as millions more buy a tablet

07:17 [Telegraph] Most Coalition free schools rated 'good' or 'outstanding'

07:17 [Telegraph] Ministers unveil an end to 'rabbit hutch' homes

07:17 [Telegraph] Oil exploration could lead to 'devastating consequences' in Virunga Park

07:18 [The Hindu - News] Evidence against Shahzad not “beyond reasonable doubt”

07:20 [CNN: Money] Manufacturing data produces puzzle in China

07:20 [The Hindu - News] Why enact Mullaperiyar law, asks SC

07:21 [CNN] Snowden's lawyer open to finding common ground with U.S.

07:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pearce sacked over conflict of interest

07:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'He's distressed. He's been crying'

07:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dead wife's family support tearful husband accused of her murder

07:26 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

07:27 [The Independent] Sikh extremists convicted of London attack that nearly killed retired Indian Army general

07:29 [Global Voices] 6 Years in a Russian Prison for Sharing Porn?

07:30 [The Hindu - News] Many school buildings in Mysore are ‘unsafe’

07:32 [The Hindu - News] Showers to take a hiatus from Chennai this week

07:32 [The Hindu - News] KSRTC suspends bus services toAndhra Pradesh

07:33 [Telegraph] Thatcher made secret plans to bring in the military during the miners' strike

07:34 [The Hindu - News] Ksheera Bhagya: Rs. 4.64 for 150 ml milk

07:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sacked Pearce's horror year reaches its nadir

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Schools in Mangalore ill-prepared for milk distribution

07:44 [Fox News] Lost Jackson Duet Found?

07:44 [Fox News] Upton's Sexy Body Secrets

07:46 [CNN] Police chief at center of profanity-laced gun rights video suspended

07:52 [Guardian] Councils raking in large surpluses from parking charges: report

07:52 [The Hindu - News] Where an ambience of change is building up

07:53 [Reuters] As Zimbabwe counts ballots, police warn against leaked election results

07:53 [Reuters] Apple CEO met China Mobile head, discussed cooperation

07:55 [Fin24 News] R2.7bn global appetite for SA investments

07:56 [Fox News: politics] Minnesota, Rhode Island same-sex marriage laws take effect

07:59 [The Independent] Uruguay poised to legalise marijuana

08:01 [CNN] Kansas company recalls 50,000 pounds of ground beef products

08:02 [CNET News] Apple said to be eyeing Samsung for Retina iPad Mini screens

08:03 [Voice of America] Japan's Deputy PM Retracts Controversial Nazi Comment

08:03 [] Turkmenistan Jams Mobile Signals in Prisons – Report

08:06 [CNN] Police chief at center of profanity-laced gun video suspended

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa condemns hike in fuel prices

08:13 [Mother Jones] The NSA's Massive Call Record Surveillance Program Barely Accomplishes Anything

08:15 [The Hindu - News] Congress yet to release list of TNCC office-bearers

08:16 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Paul offers to bury the hatchet with Gov. Christie over a beer

08:17 [The Hindu - News] National Green Tribunal ultimatum to Union Forest Ministry for reply

08:19 [The Hindu - News] Subway planned in front of Thiruvananthapuram MCH

08:19 [The Hindu - News] Ecologists question right of way for petrol pump

08:21 [Reuters] As Egypt turns up heat, Brothers struggle for strategy

08:25 [The Hindu - News] Governor for curbing capitation fee

08:28 [Voice of America] Mali Election Results Expected Thursday

08:30 [The Independent] ‘It is my awful duty...’: What the Queen would have said in the event of a nuclear conflict

08:30 [The Independent] House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

08:32 [Guardian] Caribbean has lost 80% of its coral reefs in recent years

08:36 [Telegraph] New prime ministers asked to decide what happens if nuclear war destroys London

08:36 [Telegraph] Soviet military 'had laser weapons for use against Nato forces in 1980s'

08:36 [Telegraph] Nick Clegg attacks Cameron for diminishing British 'bulldog' spirit in the EU

08:36 [Telegraph] Locks on nuclear missiles changed after launch key blunder

08:36 [Telegraph] Thatcher said Greenham Common anti-nuclear protesters were an 'eccentricity'

08:38 [Financial Times] China manufacturing data mixed in July

08:38 [Financial Times] US House passes new Iran sanctions

08:38 [Financial Times] US spying comes under fresh attack

08:38 [Financial Times] More bloodshed predicted in Bangladesh

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Kerry to meet Pakistani leaders, discuss Afghanistan

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Narasimha Rao’s son passes away

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu Governor for curbing capitation fee

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Court bar on Nakkheeran

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Online job racket, three behind bars

08:43 [The Hindu - News] HC bar on filing of final report in Ilavarasan case

08:46 [The Independent] British Gas considers offering free electricity on Saturdays

08:46 [The Independent] Lloyds Banking Group bounces back from the red with profits of £2.1bn

08:48 [Fin24 News] MTN to cash in on rand weakness

08:55 [Financial Times] Uruguay votes to legalise marijuana

08:56 [Voice of America] Kerry Holds Talks in Pakistan

08:56 [Fin24 News] Facebook climbs from IPO wreckage

08:56 [Reuters] U.S. House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

08:56 [Reuters] Mugabe beats Tsvangirai in Zimbabwe election: ZANU-PF source

08:58 [Fin24 News] ArcelorMittal SA bruised

08:59 [CNN] Luanda: visiting world's priciest city

09:00 [Voice of America] Sebastian Mhofu: Vote Counting Underway in Zimbabwe

09:01 [The Hindu - News] Centre not taking concerted action on fishermen’s release: Jayalalithaa

09:01 [Reuters] Government requests for Twitter users' data on the rise

09:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Edward Flattau: Revenge By Default

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Over 500 Andhra Pradesh staff take out rally

09:05 [CNN] Child custody rights for rapists: Most states have them

09:09 [Deutsche Welle] Uruguay approves bill to regulate marijuana production

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Torturers Escape Prison in Argentina

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mixed Verdict for WikiLeaker Bradley Manning

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Pope Opens Unprecedented Dialogue with Afro-Brazilian Religions

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Kirkuk Plays Dice With Violence

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Zimbabwe Votes in Critical Test of Freedom

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Egypt-Like Disputes Stir Tunisia

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] World’s Poorest Nations Slowly Mending

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Fight Against Drought Is Grounds for Political Divorce in Brazil

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Hedge Funds Paint Argentina as Ally of Iranian ‘Devil’ – Part Two

09:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Report Finds Pattern of Inequity in Development Aid

09:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'A good man ... He's been crying'

09:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dead wife's family support husband accused of murder

09:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Rot in hell!': nurse gets life for 11 deaths

09:11 [CNN] Zimbabwe awaits results of hotly contested election

09:12 [CNET News] CNET Giveaway: Kobo Glo

09:12 [Fin24 News] Electricity hikes in Johannesburg curbed

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Why no action based on Radia tapes? SC asks IT dept

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Anticipating Telangana, Greyhounds formed alternative bases

09:14 [NPR] Beyond .Com: Some See Confusion In Internet Domain Expansion

09:14 [NPR] To '60s Civil Rights Hero, Math Is Kids' Formula For Success

09:14 [NPR] As Back-To-School Shopping Begins, Consumers May Turn Frugal

09:14 [NPR] Jack Longino, 'The Astonishing Ant Man,' Finds 33 New Species

09:14 [NPR] Firm Hopes 'Owning Nashville' Will Pay Off For Investors

09:14 [Fin24 News] New insurance business buoys Liberty

09:15 [BBC: Technology] How a chain of tea shops pioneered the computer

09:20 [BBC: Technology] Sony earnings boosted by weak yen

09:23 [CNN: Crime] Security cameras capture group kicking, punching man in D.C. suburb

09:23 [CNN: Crime] Defense attorney in Ga. baby shooting case speaks out

09:23 [CNN: Crime] Police chief at center of profanity-laced gun rights video suspended

09:23 [CNN: Crime] Child custody rights for rapists?

09:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ready for the culture shock, Gwynnie?

09:27 [The Hindu - News] Bandh against bifurcation near total, peaceful

09:29 [The Hindu - News] Singanallur residents oppose hospital on apartment complex

09:30 [Slashdot] Study Finds 3D Printers Pay For Themselves In Under a Year

09:31 [The Hindu - News] Only-woman park, gym soon in Coimbatore

09:33 [The Hindu - News] TN panchayats impress lady from Punjab

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Get your report the same day: Coimbatore Medical College Hospital Dean

09:36 [Telegraph] Japan's deputy leader apologises after saying 'we could learn from Nazis'

09:36 [Telegraph] Spain's Mariano Rajoy to face parliament over corruption claims

09:36 [Telegraph] Memos reveal six months of planning behind Thatcher's top secret visit to the Falklands

09:36 [Telegraph] Thatcher government contemplated blowing up Thames defences

09:36 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: stepfather killer was 'wanted criminal' in Poland

09:36 [Telegraph] Heated rollers and fertile pandas: surprising details of Thatcher's 1982 trip to China revealed in secret memos

09:36 [Telegraph] Eat steak to reduce risk of dementia, scientists claim

09:36 [Telegraph] Pensioner charged with 32 sexual offences in North Wales care homes investigation

09:36 [Guardian] Lloyds sell-off moves nearer as bank returns to profit

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Good response to developing parks in Coimbatore

09:39 [The Hindu - News] Centre assures justice to Durga Nagpal

09:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] A mere slap on the wrist for the ICAC Five

09:41 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore to get only-woman park, gym soon

09:46 [Truthdig] Bank Curbs Won’t Slow Coal’s Comeback

09:46 [Truthdig] Never Again Enough

09:46 [Truthdig] Measuring GOP Extremism: What Carville and Greenberg’s Latest Polling Reveal

09:47 [CNN] Same-sex couples in Minnesota, Rhode Island wed after midnight

09:47 [Reuters] Mugabe party claims Zimbabwe election win, MDC cries fraud

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Fruit prices shoot up in Thiruvananthapuram

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Plea to ban all forms of bonded labour in Tamil Nadu

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Telangana: Unified Andhra supporters protest for second day

09:47 [The Hindu - News] TN schoolchildren welcome freebies despite delay

09:49 [The Independent] Radio 4 audience at an all-time high despite a difficult week for John Humphrys and James Naughtie – but Radio 3 ratings fall

09:49 [The Independent] About Time? After three Baftas and an Oscar nomination, Richard Curtis, maker of Four Weddings and A Funeral, announces his final romcom

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Railways moot suburban corridor, automatic signalling

09:52 [Telegraph] Crop cirlces slammed as the work of 'amateurs' as their numbers plummet

09:52 [Telegraph] Thatcher Government wanted Labour's relationship with trade unions 'reduced out of all recognition' by 2000

09:52 [Telegraph] British 'gay village' plan shocks southern France

09:52 [Telegraph] New '20-year rule' means Government records will be released earlier

09:52 [Telegraph] Swedish 'cannibal' has all charges dropped against him

09:56 [The Hindu - News] Streetlights in Thiruvananthapuram to be repaired

09:58 [Financial Times] Zimbabwe police warn against poll leaks

10:02 [The Hindu - News] Bahrain king issues new decrees to quell anti-government violence

10:02 [Fin24 News] Estee Lauder eyes buoyant Africa demand

10:03 [Spiegel] Snapping Tina's Wedding: Paparazzi Turn to Drones

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Rejuvenation time for elephants

10:05 [The Independent] Ohio kidnappings: Harrowing diaries of as victims revealed as Ariel Castro faces sentencing

10:08 [The Hindu - News] World yet to know magnitude of Uttarakhand calamity: KSSP

10:09 [International Crisis Group] Netanyahu, Then and Now

10:14 [The Hindu - News] Onchiyam case: Deposition of prosecution witnesses completed

10:15 [BBC: Science & Environment] Dinosaurs had 'flight-ready' brains

10:16 [The Hindu - News] Wouldn’t want to disrupt monsoon session: BJP

10:17 [BBC: Entertainment] Adam Sandler tackles his critics

10:18 [The Hindu - News] Who needs them anyway?

10:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Living room TV 'making a comeback'

10:20 [The Hindu - News] Granite waste: HC issues notices to Madurai Colector

10:21 [The Independent] The Grimmy effect: Nick Grimshaw grows Radio 1 audience by 100,000 listeners

10:21 [The Independent] Uruguay comes one step closer to legalising marijuana after President Jose Mujica's bill goes through congress

10:21 [The Independent] Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman stopped for speeding on Texas highway

10:22 [The Hindu - News] Madurai police to instal CCTVs for added security of Hindu leaders

10:24 [The Hindu - News] Police crack Devakottai murder for gain

10:24 [The Hindu - News] HC seeks report from Usilampatti police

10:25 [Deutsche Welle] Spanish premier Rajoy speaks over corruption scandal

10:26 [The Hindu - News] 1,000 MWe from Kudankulam by November-end: Site Director

10:30 [The Hindu - News] George alleges phone tapping

10:30 [The Hindu - News] Tiruppalai residents raise objections to water tank, dumper bin locations

10:31 [Fin24 News] Uptick in manufacturing

10:34 [The Hindu - News] 37th annual conference of surgeons from today

10:34 [The Hindu - News] Feeding young mothers with importance of breastfeeding

10:36 [The Hindu - News] Introduce PTO reservation in Postal PRS

10:36 [The Hindu - News] Tiruchi district banana growers seek relief

10:37 [The Independent] 'Unfortunate and regrettable': Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso retracts 'misinterpreted' Nazi comments

10:37 [The Independent] Sherlock Holmes mystery: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's estate and the case of character licencing rights

10:38 [BBC: Entertainment] Travis out of hospital after stroke

10:38 [The Hindu - News] Bifurcation decision creates ripples in sports circles

10:40 [The Hindu - News] RTC union chalks out protest programme

10:42 [The Hindu - News] Andhra Chamber of Commerce pitches for Vijayawada as capital of Andhra

10:42 [The Hindu - News] Integrationists train their guns on politicians

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Panchayat polls peaceful in Krishna district

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Chic and royal

10:46 [The Hindu - News] ECoR reduces Vizag-LTTexpress to a clone

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Drive against ticketless travel in Visakhapatnam

10:48 [The Hindu - News] Lifetime award for veteran stevedore

10:50 [The Hindu - News] The Cholas revisited

10:52 [Fox News] Lawyer: City never gave Filner harassment training

10:52 [Fox News] House approves Senate bill on student loan rates

10:52 [Fox News] George Zimmerman pulled over for speeding in Texas- Jesse Jackson stands by criticism of Florida

10:52 [Fox News] Pa. police chief suspended after video profanities

10:52 [Fox News] Virginia gov says daughter returned $15G wedding gift

10:52 [Fox News] Hawaii to offer homeless one-way tickets out of state

10:52 [Fox News] Senate approves controversial Obama ATF nominee

10:52 [Fox News] GOP report: Holder misled Congress on reporter targeting- VIDEO: Judiciary report: Holder misled Congress

10:52 [Fox News] House panel probes whether IRS-FEC shared tax info

10:52 [Fox News] McConnell faces Tea Party primary challenge

10:52 [Fox News] Feds gave company $100M for electric car stations

10:52 [The Hindu - News] “Everything we loved about JNU may be gone ”

10:52 [The Independent] RBS set to name Kiwi Ross McEwan as chief executive

10:54 [The Hindu - News] Deepak Bhardwaj case: Realtor, son booked for fraud

10:56 [Telegraph] Spain's Mariano Rajoy corruption scandal: I made a mistake

10:56 [Telegraph] Easy as 1234: the most popular PIN codes revealed

10:56 [Telegraph] Trolls set up Facebook groups encouraging abuse of 'embarrassing' pictures

10:56 [The Hindu - News] Zee officials charge-sheeted

10:58 [The Hindu - News] KSR Green Valley is Visakhapatnam's first gated community

10:59 [CNN] Bangladesh high court to rule whether to ban largest Islamist party

11:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gastro hits Qantas passengers

11:02 [Reuters] Assad says sure he will defeat Syrian rebels

11:02 [The Hindu - News] Restricting antibiotics sale impractical: Doctors

11:04 [Voice of America] Syrian President 'Confident' of Victory

11:04 [CNN] Bangladesh high court declares largest Islamist party illegal

11:08 [The Independent] English councils make £500 million profit from parking fines and charges as RAC foundation attacks authorities' 'nice little earner'

11:08 [The Independent] My Edinburgh: Wardens playwright Darren Richman on why dying is easy, but comedy is hard

11:10 [Deutsche Welle] Plenty of surprises in store at the German DFB football Cup

11:10 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe election: Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF confident of win: latest

11:17 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscars elect African-American boss

11:25 [The Hindu - News] Urbanisation contaminating drinking water, reveals study

11:25 [Fox News: politics] NSA program reportedly allows analysts to track emails, chats, web searches

11:29 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Bullish start to August

11:30 [Reuters] Kerry: U.S., Pakistan agree to restart strategic dialogue

11:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Day one, third Ashes Test, England v Australia

11:33 [The Hindu - News] Bar employee stabbed

11:33 [Fin24 News] NEF defends funding Dlomo's luxury store

11:35 [Deutsche Welle] Mugabe claims victory in Zimbabwe poll amid vote rigging claims

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Parties concerned over erosion of supremacy of Parliament

11:37 [CNN: Money] Check U.S. futures and premarket movers

11:37 [Reuters] Spain's Rajoy says he was wrong to trust treasurer in party funding scandal

11:40 [Deutsche Welle] Manning sentence critical for future of journalism

11:40 [Deutsche Welle] Pressure mounts for ECB to change transparency rules

11:40 [The Independent] Spain's PM Mariano Rajoy denounces former ally Luis Barcenas

11:40 [The Independent] O2 enters the 4G fray: £26 a month tariff launching August 29

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Bar employee stabbed in Bangalore

11:44 [CBC: politics] Top court to rule on pay for 'friends of the court'

11:46 [Slashdot] Cybercriminals Has Heroin Delivered To Brian Krebs, Then Calls Police

11:47 [BBC: Entertainment] Disney to make Artemis Fowl film

11:51 [The Hindu - News] Rudrabishekam at Puliyur

11:51 [The Hindu - News] Siddaramaiah launches Ksheera Bhagya scheme

11:51 [Russia Today] Russia to press for international internet behavior code to fight emerging threats

11:52 [Slate Magazine] Boggle Is Better Than Scrabble

11:53 [Financial Times] Rajoy admits mistake over slush fund

11:54 [Financial Times] Chinese hawkers struggle amid downturn

11:55 [The Independent] Fuel prices to be cut in rural areas if Europe gives go-ahead

11:58 [Telegraph] Ohio kidnapping: three women kept diaries documenting abuse

11:58 [Telegraph] Argentina fire: Huge forest fire blazes in Buenos Aires

11:58 [Telegraph] Sniffer dog brought into hospitals

11:59 [Reuters] Kerry: U.S., Pakistan agree to re-establish full partnership

12:01 [The Hindu - News] Compelling all the way

12:03 [The Hindu - News] Divyadesam and Nandi connection

12:03 [CNN] Edinburgh Fringe Festival's funniest female comedians to watch

12:04 [CNN: Money] When China gets 'Call of Duty,' who's the enemy?

12:04 [CNN: Money] Zynga's future is in doubt

12:05 [Deutsche Welle] Muslim athletes mix Ramadan and workouts

12:05 [The Hindu - News] They scored as a team

12:05 [The Hindu - News] Call for smaller states can harm country: CPI (M)

12:06 [straight] Your horoscope for August 1 to 7, 2013

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Telangana protests in Vijayawada intensify on second day of bandh

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Mix of fact and fiction

12:07 [Guardian] The Ashes: England v Australia – live! | Andy Bull

12:07 [Guardian] UK manufacturing confidence highest since 2011

12:07 [Guardian] Frack Off protesters bring a little fire engine trouble to Balcombe oil site

12:09 [Raw Story] NASA turns 55. What’s next for the space agency?

12:11 [Red Pepper] After Beyond the Fragments

12:11 [The Independent] Convicted rapist Adam Mark escapes from Leyhill prison

12:11 [The Independent] First look: Cover for new James Bond novel, Solo

12:11 [The Hindu - News] Bollywood’s best

12:11 [CNN] Lloyds shares surge after dividends resumption is signalled

12:12 [Telegraph] The World Today: Everything you need to know on August 1

12:13 [CNN: Money] Does Zynga have a future?

12:13 [CNN: Money] Why I'm quitting social media

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Vaalee’s swansong

12:13 [Mother Jones] Alberta Tar Sands Spill Is Slowing but Not Stopping

12:13 [Mother Jones] Could You Survive on Fast-Food Wages? Try Our Calculator /files/big-mac-02_2.png

12:14 [Fox News] Report: NSA Tracks All Internet Users

12:14 [Fox News] TRUCE BREWING? Paul Invites Christie to End War of Words Over Beers /i/redes/icon-video.gif

12:14 [Fox News] #DESPICABLE State Dept. Slams Syrian Leader's Instagram Photos

12:14 [Fox News] LET"S MAKE A DEAL? Report: A-Rod Negotiating Deal To Avoid Lifetime Ban

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Tracking Tamil cinema

12:16 [Voice of America] VOA News: Syrian President 'Confident' of Victory

12:17 [The Hindu - News] Book on Shirdi Saibaba

12:18 [Voice of America] VOA News: Assad 'Confident' of Victory in Syria

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Call for smaller States can harm country: CPI (M)

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Musical Colossus

12:22 [CNN: Money] Check U.S. futures

12:23 [The Hindu - News] Gorkhaland demand: GJM calls 96-hour bandh in Darjeeling

12:24 [Raw Story] Why the bird brain is actually a dinosaur brain

12:24 [CNN] Calls for action as female journalists get bomb threats on Twitter

12:27 [The Independent] Britain could see hottest August day for ten years as heatwave returns - but just for a day...

12:27 [The Independent] Daniel Pelka's grandmother blames social services for his death

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Social Justice Ministry moots a Commission for denotified tribes

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Govt cancels Kailash Manasarovar yatra

12:29 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Quartet become singing musketeers

12:29 [Big Think] On Micromanaging the Military

12:29 [Big Think] Can We Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth?

12:32 [Russia Today] Oil companies begin 'fracking' in China’s most dangerous earthquake zone

12:33 [Reuters] Mugabe party claims Zimbabwe election win, rival cries foul

12:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] A New Poll Suggests Trouble for Mitch McConnell

12:37 [The Hindu - News] Seemandhra Ministers, legislators to resign

12:38 [Guardian] Drink-driving death rate 25% higher than 2011

12:39 [Reuters] Hopes ride on Iran's Rouhani, but huge task ahead

12:39 [Raw Story] Lou Reed doesn’t like it when his music is pirated

12:41 [Global Voices] Brazilians Ask ‘Where is Amarildo?', Favela Resident Missing After Arrest

12:43 [The Independent] Doreen Lawrence peerage confirmed as 30 new House of Lords members are announced

12:43 [The Independent] Better exports boost manufacturing sector

12:43 [The Independent] Police investigate after a body is discovered in University of East Anglia lake

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Anantapur witnesses violent protest for the second day

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Clean chit to Raja Bhaiya in DSP murder case

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Shrimp fries on pavement as heat wave grips China

12:45 [Reuters: politics] China condemns U.S. Senate over sea dispute resolution

12:46 [Reuters] China condemns U.S. Senate over sea dispute resolution

12:49 [Raw Story] Chris Christie dismisses Rand Paul’s invitation to bury hatchet over beers

12:50 [CNN] Why my family doesn't use the other F-word

12:50 [The Hindu - News] Niyamgiri echo resounds in Delhi

12:50 [BBC: Entertainment] Lowe and Jones exit Parks and Rec

12:54 [Raw Story] How Estonia became a leader in technology

12:54 [Raw Story] How can radiation therapy cause heart disease?

12:55 [Deutsche Welle] BMW posts mixed quarterly results as costs rise

12:57 [Russia Today] Blackstone rental bonds revive fears of mortgage-backed crisis

12:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] The David-and-Goliath Fight to Take Down Immigration Reform

12:58 [The Hindu - News] Almora SDM swept away in Mandakini river

12:58 [The Independent] Zimbabwe elections: Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF claim victory while Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC cry foul

12:58 [The Independent] Hyper cam captures stunning image of Andromeda

12:58 [The Independent] Nigeria oil theft hits Shell profits

12:58 [The Independent] NSA uses XKeyscore program which can track 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

12:58 [Telegraph] Urban Jungle: Common seal born in industrial zone

12:59 [BBC: Technology] Sky makes Microsoft rename Skydrive

13:01 [Global Voices] Tunisia: Political Crisis Escalates After 8 Soldiers Killed in Ambush

13:01 [zero hedge] JC Penney Denies NY Post Story About CIT Vendor Credit Cut

13:02 [Russia Today] Nobody held accountable for crimes Manning revealed except himself

13:02 [The Hindu - News] Knead to know your dough

13:02 [Guardian] Neil Kinnock interviewed by Peter Hennessy: Politics live blog

13:02 [Reuters] Germany chides Egypt on 'selective justice', Brotherhood defiant

13:06 [CNET News] What to do when your teen wants to open a Facebook account

13:06 [CNET News] U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

13:06 [The Hindu - News] How to make…Jeera boli

13:08 [The Hindu - News] One more Minister resigns for United AP

13:08 [Reuters] Germany chides Egypt on 'selective justice,' Brotherhood defiant

13:09 [CNN] Selling Mandela: From t-shirts to TV shows, how Madiba became a brand

13:09 [Raw Story] Ice-free Arctic was responsible for super-warm Pliocene Epoch, research finds

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Shot cuts

13:11 [zero hedge] Overnight Levitation Is Back On Hopes Of Draghi Hopium Salvage

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Nature cruise

13:13 [Spiegel] Macaque Blocked: Escaped Monkeys Castrated Upon Return

13:14 [The Independent] Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.5%

13:14 [The Independent] TSB to return to high street in September

13:14 [The Independent] Royal Mail workers' union threatens strike ballot over jobs and pensions

13:14 [Raw Story] Uruguay approves state-grown marijuana bill

13:14 [Telegraph] Zoo in lockdown after 'group of chimpanzees' escape

13:15 [Deutsche Welle] Eco concerns about UK's high-speed rail plans

13:16 [CNN] Giddy-up for Miss Rodeo America, beauty pageant queen Chenae Shiner

13:19 [Raw Story] Chinese videogame lets players re-take islands disputed with Japan

13:19 [Raw Story] Australia opens ‘world’s smartest’ aquarium

13:20 [Fox News] NSA Reportedly Tracks All Web Data

13:20 [The Hindu - News] A dream portal

13:24 [The Hindu - News] My five: Jibin Mathew George

13:24 [Raw Story] Nepal bans chicken sales after bird flu outbreak

13:25 [Reuters] U.S., Pakistan agree to start new chapter in long-strained relations

13:26 [Financial Times] Mugabe challenger calls Zimbabwe poll a sham

13:29 [CNN] Egypt calls on pro-Morsy protesters in Cairo to disperse

13:29 [CNN] Opinion: GOP, open door to immigration reform

13:29 [The Independent] Film review: The Heat - Paul Feig's mismatched buddy caper starring Sandra Bullock really stinks

13:30 [Telegraph] Multi-millionaire retailer illegally felled trees 'to build track to his pheasant shoot'

13:30 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 1 August 2013

13:31 [CNN: Health] 50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled

13:31 [CNN: Health] Happiness felt in your genes

13:31 [CNN: Health] Doctor has cystic fibrosis

13:31 [CNN: Health] State of emergency declared over dengue fever

13:31 [CNN: Health] Rehab clinics closed after CNN investigation

13:32 [CNN] Bangladesh high court declares rules against Islamist party

13:32 [Slate Magazine] We Have a Weiner

13:33 [Spiegel] Kandinsky in the Closet: Police Break Up Suspected Forgery Ring

13:34 [The Hindu - News] In one go...

13:34 [Raw Story] Dead southern right whale excites scientists

13:34 [Raw Story] New bomb threats tweeted to female journalists in the UK after Jane Austen banknote controversy

13:37 [CNN] Former tennis star Hingis makes comeback

13:37 [Russia Today] ‘Gitmo massage’: British inmate reveals sexual assaults and Inquisition-style torture

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Canter driver runs over mother-in-law

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Terrific trio

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Her own singer

13:42 [Fox News: politics] NSA director heckled at hacker conference

13:42 [Fox News: politics] Transportation funding bill faces GOP opposition

13:43 [CNN: Health] 5 weight loss myths

13:43 [Spiegel] The Phantom of Straelen: A Town's Hunt for Its Missing Mayor

13:44 [Raw Story] Colbert breaks down ‘G-O-Pissing contest’ between Christie and Paul

13:44 [Raw Story] Robot turning Japanese children into calligraphers

13:44 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 1

13:45 [The Independent] In pictures: Declassified documents from the National Archives

13:45 [The Independent] Battle of the bands: how the new 4G networks will differ

13:46 [CNN] Opinion: Don't let baseball's dopes spoil the game

13:48 [The Hindu - News] The street food mela

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Rare, medium and well done

13:49 [NPR] Book News: The Smell Of Chocolate Boosts Book Sales, Study Says

13:50 [BBC: Entertainment] Faulks to cameo in Birdsong show

13:50 [BBC: Education] Ex-minister dismisses exam row claim

13:51 [Fox News: politics] Teamsters ordered to stop picketing funeral homes

13:52 [Russia Today] Snowden issued Russian entry papers, may leave airport today - lawyer

13:52 [Financial Times] ECB keeps rates on hold at 0.5%

13:54 [The Hindu - News] 12 militants killed in Kupwara since Monday

13:54 [Raw Story] Marshall Islands claims ‘climate catastrophe’ in the Pacific will soon ‘wipe it off the map’

13:55 [zero hedge] Citi Downgrades JCPenney To Sell Anyway, Cuts Price Target From $20 To $11

13:55 [zero hedge] As The Crisis Deepens, Gold Flows East - Epilogue

13:55 [zero hedge] ECB Keeps Rates Unchanged As Expected

13:55 [CBC: politics] TransCanada moves forward with west-east pipeline

13:55 [Voice of America] VOA News: Rights Group Alleges Bangladesh Forces Killed 150 Protesters

13:56 [The Hindu - News] Calling the tune

13:57 [Russia Today] Snowden issued Russian entry papers, reportedly leaves airport

13:58 [Guardian] Daniel Pelka death should be on all our consciences, says Nick Clegg

13:58 [Reuters] ECB holds rates as economy perks up

13:58 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden can leave Moscow airport: lawyer

13:59 [CNN] Judge: MLB can sue Florida clinic that allegedly gave players PEDs

14:00 [Fin24 News] Mantashe: Agriculture to sustain SA

14:01 [The Independent] Rolling Stone magazine sales double after controversial 'Boston Bomber' cover

14:01 [The Independent] David Tennant feared being left out of Doctor Who anniversary special

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Centre promises justice, Durga's action vitiated harmony, says Akhilesh

14:02 [Telegraph] German tourist takes blog revenge on the man who stole her smartphone

14:04 [Raw Story] NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaves Moscow Airport

14:04 [Raw Story] Archived papers reveal Queen Elizabeth’s ‘World War Three’ speech

14:04 [Raw Story] More than 1,000 Iraqis killed in July, highest monthly toll since 2008: U.N.

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Centre promises justice; Durga's action vitiated harmony, says Akhilesh

14:07 [CNN: Money] Facebook investor: 'I'm buying more'

14:10 [Fox News: politics] Snowden reportedly leaves Moscow airport, enters Russia on refugee status

14:10 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden leaves Moscow airport: representative

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Snowden leaves Moscow airport transit zone

14:11 [Voice of America] Reuters: Snowden Leaves Moscow Airport

14:12 [zero hedge] Edward Snowden Leaves Moscow Airport, Gets 1 Year Russian Asylum

14:14 [CNET News] Windows 8 continues to crawl up the OS food chain

14:14 [CNET News] Netflix, maker of Profiles, unveils Profiles the sequel

14:15 [Deutsche Welle] Bayreuth diary: the Gods' Twilight

14:16 [Slashdot] Aussie Wi-Fi Patent Nears Expiry In the United States

14:16 [The Independent] Drink-drive accidents soared by 25% last year

14:16 [The Independent] Ice cream and fizzy drinks avert mass chimpanzee escape bid at Twycross Zoo

14:16 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden gets refugee status in Russia: WikiLeaks

14:17 [Telegraph] Uruguay and marijuana: a guide to the world's most libertarian countries

14:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] The High Likelihood That Future NSA Abuses Will Occur

14:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] What We Really Mean When We Say 'Middle Class'

14:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Two leave 'Parks and Rec'

14:22 [Reuters] Snowden leaves Moscow airport, gets refugee status in Russia

14:23 [CNN: Money] Bullish start to August

14:23 [CNET News] Lumosity shows what success is for an iOS app

14:24 [BBC: Science & Environment] A very big dig

14:24 [Raw Story] Simulated fellatio, group sex and copulating crocodiles draws boos at 200th anniversary production of Wagner’s Ring cycle

14:24 [Raw Story] Kansas meatpacker recalls 50,100 pounds of ground beef

14:25 [CNN: Entertainment] Two to leave 'Parks and Rec'

14:26 [Guardian] Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport - live coverage

14:26 [Guardian] Spain PM denies taking illegal funds but admits handling scandal badly

14:28 [CNN: Entertainment] How to subtitle 'Honey Boo Boo'

14:28 [Reuters] Tsvangirai denounces Zimbabwe vote as 'huge farce'

14:29 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: The birth of modern forecasting

14:29 [Big Think] Two Ways to Spot a Taker

14:29 [NPR] Snowden Has Left Moscow's Airport, As Russia Grants Asylum

14:30 [Deutsche Welle] German foreign minister Westerwelle calls for restraint in Egypt as protests continue

14:32 [Slate Magazine] August

14:33 [The Independent] Incredible images offer an insight into the lives of gold miners in Sudan

14:33 [The Independent] 'The bravest of soldiers, the best of men': Soldier James Ashworth was unlawfully killed, inquest rules

14:33 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport

14:33 [Telegraph] Jump in drink-drive deaths as road safety publicity budget slashed

14:33 [Telegraph] Couple who lost triplets in Qatar fire have twins

14:33 [Telegraph] Unions warn they will launch Royal Mail strike ballot next month

14:33 [Telegraph] Head of children's services chiefs accused of 'defeatism' after he says 'we will never prevent all child deaths'

14:34 [CNET News] NSA leaker Snowden leaves Moscow airport -- report

14:39 [CNN] Lawyer: Snowden has political asylum, can stay in Russia for 1 year

14:39 [BBC: Technology] Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport

14:40 [Deutsche Welle] London's Globe takes Shakespeare to historic battlefields

14:41 [Reuters] Drug makers fear short-term 'turmoil' as China probes widen

14:43 [The Hindu - News] Exploring the cliché

14:43 [CNN: Money] Central banks in Europe keep rates on hold

14:43 [CNN: Money] Netflix launches user profiles

14:43 [CNN: Money] Rapid home price gains will slow

14:43 [Financial Times] Snowden leaves Moscow airport

14:44 [] To Combat Failed "War on Drugs," Uruguay Takes Latin American Lead on Pot Legalization /sites/

14:44 [] Snowden Has Left the Moscow Airport, says Lawyer

14:46 [Slashdot] FreeBSD, Ubuntu Offer Same NVIDIA OpenGL Support As Windows

14:46 [Guardian] Zimbabwe election null and void, says Morgan Tsvangirai

14:46 [Guardian] Royal Mail staff to hold strike ballot over privatisation plans

14:47 [Fin24 News] Sanral not ready for e-tolls - Outa

14:47 [Voice of America] Snowden Wins Temporary Russian Asylum, Leaves Moscow Airport

14:48 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Chinese Mother’s Sex-Crime Protest Morphs Into Labor Camp Reform

14:48 [The Independent] Video: Nick Clegg on the 'evil' murder of Daniel Pelka

14:48 [The Independent] Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport after month in limbo

14:48 [OpEdNews] Manning, Snowden and Swarz: America's Police State Marches On, Media in Tow

14:50 [CNN: Technology] NSA chief defends snooping, faces hecklers

14:51 [Voice of America] Mali Election Results Expected Thursday

14:52 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden slips out of Moscow airport for 'secure' base

14:52 [Reuters] Jobless claims drop to 5-1/2 year low

14:52 [Global Voices] China's ‘Foreign Forces’ Propaganda, Redefined

14:53 [Guardian] Chimps make a break for it at Twycross zoo

14:53 [The Hindu - News] Hooked to books?

14:53 [Financial Times] Turkey tightens grip to deter protests

14:55 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating a milestone

14:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] Snowden gets asylum in Russia

14:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Chilling Memo on the Fate of Japanese Americans in 1942

14:59 [CNN] Opinion: At 25, Limbaugh show still rules GOP

14:59 [CNN] Zimbabwe opposition says polls a 'farce' as Mugabe party claims win

14:59 [The Hindu - News] Snowden gets asylum in Russia: Lawyer

15:00 [zero hedge] July's Best And Worst Performers

15:00 [zero hedge] Mario Draghi's ECB Press Conference - Live Webcast

15:00 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Beat, Lowest Since Jan 2008

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Snowden 'leaves Moscow airport and enters Russia,' says his lawyer

15:01 [Guardian] Edward Snowden leaves Moscow airport and enters Russia - live coverage

15:04 [The Independent] What's in a name? How our lives are influenced by what we are called

15:04 [The Independent] British gorilla expert Dr Ymke Warren murdered in Cameroon after chef she sacked hired a hitman

15:04 [The Independent] 80% of adults in England 'don't exercise enough'

15:04 [The Independent] 'I don't know if I will die a natural death': Indian army general Kuldip Singh Brar reveals he's been the target of eight assassination attempts

15:04 [Disinformation] Miraculous Bleeding Communion Wafer Draws Crowds In Mexico

15:07 [CNET News] At OshKosh, Terrafugia's flying car finally soars for the public

15:07 [The Hindu - News] SOS: Save our schools

15:08 [Financial Times] Bahrain toughens ‘antiterrorism’ measures

15:09 [Raw Story] As Keystone stalls, TransCanada OKs bigger East Coast pipeline

15:09 [Raw Story] U.S.-Russia ties won’t suffer over Snowden: senior Kremlin official

15:11 [The Hindu - News] US, Pakistan to resume stalled security talks

15:12 [CNN: Money] China getting 'Call of Duty'

15:13 [CNET News] USB 3.1 spec finalized with speeds up to 10 Gbps

15:13 [CNET News] PointGrab aims to bring gesture control to the masses

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Therapeutic Tunes

15:14 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Canada Threatens U.S. With Oil Trains If Keystone XL Not Built

15:15 [Guardian] Lords peerage list 'polluting parliament' with donors and lobbyists

15:15 [Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe has voted - what next?

15:15 [Deutsche Welle] Japanese minister Aso withdraws Nazi comment

15:16 [CNN: Living] I'm shunned for staying child-free

15:16 [Reuters] Egypt's rulers tell pro-Mursi protesters to quit camps

15:17 [CNN] 'Blackfish': A chilling doc on captive killer whales

15:19 [Truthout] Investigation: What the JPMorgan Chase Energy Scandal Reveals About Fossil Fuel Financing

15:19 [Raw Story] North Carolina officials shut down Asheville abortion clinic

15:19 [Raw Story] Pennsylvania police chief suspended over profanity-laced, anti-liberal gun videos

15:20 [Fox News] Man reportedly crushed to death by trash compactor while searching for cellphone

15:20 [Fox News] Hagel: Navy may sideline 3 aircraft carriers due to cuts

15:20 [Fox News] TODD STARNES: School defends textbook that calls Muhammad 'God�s messenger'

15:20 [Fox News] Firm recalls more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef- Diabetes test strip maker recalls 62M products

15:20 [Fox News] Boy beaten to death for wetting pants, prosecutor says

15:20 [Fox News] FBI: Man at theater had armor, gun, phony CIA ID

15:20 [Fox News] Prosecutors say kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries

15:20 [Fox News] GOP report: Holder misled Congress on reporter targeting

15:20 [Fox News] Russian sports minister says country will enforce anti-gay law during Sochi Olympics

15:20 [Fox News] Japan finance minister apologizes for Nazi comment

15:20 [Fox News] Teamsters ordered to stop picketing funeral homes

15:20 [The Independent] American Idol Kelly Clarkson faces export ban over Jane Austen ring

15:20 [The Independent] Eddie Kidd's wife jailed for assaulting him

15:21 [Telegraph] Health and safety ridiculed because over zealous officials are using it as an excuse, historian says

15:21 [Telegraph] Britons urged to post their awkward teenage photos online

15:21 [Fin24 News] Attempts to consolidate mining talks

15:21 [The Hindu - News] Hey honey!

15:21 [Spiegel] Free in Russia: Whistleblower Snowden Leaves Moscow Airport

15:22 [CNN: Money] Good news: Jobless claims fall to 5-year low

15:23 [CNET News] Sony reverses losses on the back of mobile growth

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Blasts rock Army-controlled districts in Homs

15:24 [Truthout] President Offers To Give Republicans The Store, They Demand More

15:25 [Guardian] Ed Miliband's leadership attacked by veteran Labour backbencher

15:25 [Deutsche Welle] Greece slashes VAT for hotels to boost tourism

15:26 [CNN: Living] Shunned for staying child-free

15:27 [Reuters] ECB holds rates, confirms no move for 'extended period'

15:27 [The Hindu - News] Mom’s always right!

15:29 [The Hindu - News] Telangana will come into existence in six months: Shinde

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Reality Bites

15:32 [zero hedge] THe SoCiaL MeDiA EFFeCT/XKeYSCoRe

15:32 [Russia Today] Moscow rips into ‘vicious practice’ of extraditing Russian nationals to US

15:33 [Fin24 News] Calling all wo(men)

15:34 [The Atlantic: International] Will Iran Get a Bomb—or Be Bombed Itself—This Year?

15:34 [Disinformation] Edward Snowden Granted Asylum In Russia

15:35 [Truthout] Pacifier

15:36 [The Independent] American tourist stabbed to death after refusing to stop singing with band in Thailand bar

15:37 [Telegraph] List of new peerages

15:37 [Telegraph] How Hollywood appeased Hitler

15:38 [The Hindu - News] Veg by choice

15:39 [CNN] Sentencing begins in Ariel Castro Cleveland kidnapping case

15:39 [CNN] Sean Connery Fast Facts

15:39 [CNN] Randy Travis travels 'the road to recovery,' fiance says

15:39 [CNN] How to build your own home from scratch, with no tools, plans, or clue

15:39 [CNN] Protests, boycott calls as anger grows over Russia anti-gay laws

15:40 [Truthout] Gifts

15:44 [The Hindu - News] Service above self

15:45 [Slashdot] Snowden Granted One-Year Asylum In Russia

15:48 [Fox News: politics] US unemployment claims fall to 326K, 5 1/2-year low

15:49 [CNN: Money] Facebook investor: I'm buying more

15:49 [Fin24 News] Malema wants Zim style land grabs

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Morsy supporters offered ‘safe passage’ if they end sit-ins

15:50 [The Hindu - News] IMD predicts 96 pc rainfall in second half of monsoon

15:50 [The Hindu - News] I’m okay you’re okay

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

15:52 [The Independent] Tunnel vision helps New Yorkers find their voice - and stops traffic!

15:52 [The Independent] Couple found dead in Edinburgh hotel room

15:52 [The Independent] Video: Panda at Washington Zoo may be pregnant

15:52 [The Independent] Fringe benefits for the comedians staying away from Edinburgh

15:52 [The Independent] Video: Zoo animals in China given ice cream to keep cool

15:52 [The Independent] Randy Travis discharged from hospital after heart failure and stroke

15:52 [The Independent] UK to preemptively ban the use of Google Glass whilst driving

15:52 [The Independent] One Direction star Louis Tomlinson signs for Doncaster - but don't worry 1D fans, he's sticking with the band

15:53 [Telegraph] Singer Kelly Clarkson prevented from taking Jane Austen's ring from UK

15:54 [OpEdNews] Montana Experiment Brings NHS-Style Health Care to USA; Saves State Millions, Patients Delighted

15:54 [zero hedge] S&P 500 Hits 1,700 (Rising At A 140% Annualized Rate)

15:57 [Voice of America] Anne Look: Mali Candidates Condemn Partial Election Results, Call For Run-Off

15:58 [CNN: Travel] Life's a beach at the national seashore

15:58 [CNN: Money] S&P 500 tops 1,700 for first time

15:59 [Raw Story] Rep. Keith Ellison: Taxpayers ‘are subsidizing’ fast food corporations’ minimum wage business model

16:00 [The Hindu - News] Snowden leaves airport after Russia grants asylum

16:00 [Deutsche Welle] Daycare in portable buildings

16:03 [Voice of America] VOA News: Egypt Again Urges Pro-Morsi Supporters to Disperse

16:05 [CBC: politics] Not up to judges to set pay for 'friends of the court'

16:06 [The Hindu - News] Reviving traditions

16:08 [The Hindu - News] Mamata in Mumbai meets Mukesh Ambani, others

16:08 [The Independent] Sony posts surprise profit on back of Xperia smartphones

16:08 [The Independent] BAE shrugs off dip and raises outlook on sealing Saudi deal

16:08 [The Independent] Video: Shocking footage shows train driver in Buenos Aires asleep at the wheel

16:08 [The Independent] Teenager held over rape of girl, 12, in Walthamstow

16:09 [Slashdot] ByteLight Unveils NFC Alternative Called Light Field Communication

16:09 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/1: What is this?

16:09 [CNET News] AT&T ranks highest among carriers for customer support

16:10 [NPR] Beset San Diego Mayor Says He Didn't Get Harassment Training

16:10 [Reuters] Huge explosion hits Syria's Homs city: video

16:10 [The Hindu - News] A chef is a chef is a chef

16:11 [zero hedge] Scramble To Exit Housing Market Peaks With "American Homes 4 Rent" IPO Pricing At 44% Discount

16:12 [CNN: Money] Rolling Stone sales double with 'Bomber' issue

16:13 [Amnesty International] Thailand: Government fails to provide justice for the victims of Tak Bai killings

16:14 [Fox News: politics] House probes veteran bias, whistle-blower retaliation at Department of Energy agency

16:14 [CBC: politics] Ontario can set pay for 'friends of the court' lawyers

16:14 [Raw Story] North Dakota judge blocks law designed to close state’s only abortion clinic

16:15 [Voice of America] Gay Couples Marry in Minnesota and Rhode Island

16:16 [Truthdig] Edward Snowden Gains Asylum in Russia, Leaves Airport

16:17 [CNN: Crime] Why we must look

16:19 [CNET News] Samsung at work on dual-screen 'Galaxy Folder' -- report

16:20 [NPR] When Fleeing Zombies (Or Flu), Cooperation Saves Lives

16:20 [NPR] S&P 500 Index Passes 1,700 Mark For First Time

16:22 [Russia Today] First lawsuit filed under new Russian anti-piracy law

16:24 [The Independent] 150 jobs axed at Railcare repairs firm

16:24 [The Independent] One Direction, two careers: Can Louis Tomlinson be a pop star and a footballer at the same time?

16:24 [The Independent] Rentokil boss Alan Brown to step down

16:24 [The Hindu - News] Parties to take up fencing issue in Manipur

16:24 [The Hindu - News] Coal Ministry asks IMG to scrutinise coal blocks under CBI scanner

16:25 [Slashdot] Fearful of Reader Reaction, Facebook Delays Video Ads

16:27 [Russia Today] US airstrike ‘accidentally kills’ 5 Afghan police

16:29 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for August 1, 2013

16:29 [] Democracy Now!: As Edward Snowden Wins 1-Year Asylum in Russia, NSA Program Tracking Real-Time Internet Use Exposed

16:29 [] Democracy Now!: NSA Confirms Dragnet Phone Records Collection, But Admits It Was Key In Stopping Just 1 Terror Plot

16:29 [Big Think] 130 Years of Earth Surface Temperatures

16:29 [Big Think] As It Turns Out, CEOS Are REALLY Lonely at the Top

16:30 [Deutsche Welle] ECB holds rates low amid risks to recovery

16:30 [Deutsche Welle] 'Whoever produces cheapest wins the contract'

16:30 [The Hindu - News] Opposition alleges massive fraud in Zimbabwe polls

16:32 [Spiegel] 'Real Time': New�Leaks Show Near Total NSA�Surveillance

16:32 [Spiegel] Immigration Hurdle: EU Questions Germany's Language Tests

16:33 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden slips out of Moscow airport for secret location

16:33 [Voice of America] Pohyon Temple in North Korea

16:37 [Guardian] Two found dead in Edinburgh hotel

16:37 [Financial Times] Tsvangirai calls Zimbabwe poll a sham

16:38 [Russia Today] Costly Greece: IMF says lenders need to ‘forget’ about €7.4bn of its loans

16:38 [Russia Today] Western governments don’t have any end game strategy in Syria

16:38 [zero hedge] Manufacturing ISM Smashes Expectations, Surging To 2011 Levels As Construction Spending Plunges

16:38 [Financial Times] Russia grants Snowden asylum

16:38 [Financial Times] ECB keeps key rate on hold at 0.5%

16:39 [CNN: Money] Want a job? Good luck finding full-time work

16:40 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan provincial elections on September 21

16:42 [The Hindu - News] NSA’s XKeyscore surveillance programme has servers in India

16:43 [Fox News: politics] Did IRS Help Other Agencies Target Conservatives?

16:43 [Truthout] Science as Social Control: Political Paralysis and the Genetics Agenda

16:43 [CNN] Witnesses recall women's horror during Ariel Castro sentencing

16:43 [CNN] Germany asks Justin Bieber to pay costs of caring for his monkey

16:43 [Guardian] Undercover spy allegations cast campaigner verdict in doubt

16:44 [Raw Story] Scarborough: ‘I’m not ashamed to say I love Dick Cheney’

16:45 [Guardian] Edward Snowden granted temporary asylum by Russia, says lawyer

16:46 [CNN: Crime] Bulger pal reportedly planned murder

16:46 [CNN: Crime] Zimmerman pulled over in Texas for speeding, given warning

16:47 [Good] How to Say No, Resist Temptation, and Stick to Your Goals

16:48 [Russia Today] Hackers from around the world gather in Las Vegas to kick off DefCon

16:48 [CNN: Money] Your TV might be watching you

16:48 [The Hindu - News] NSA’s XKeyscore surveillance programme has servers in India

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ill newborns turned away

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] ICAC tragics farewell best show in town

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Has Spring arrived early?

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obeid's $30m black money

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] New ICAC blitz on Labor corruption

16:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Greetings from Manus: Wish you weren't here

16:48 [BBC: Science & Environment] Escaped chimps cause zoo closure

16:50 [Deutsche Welle] Extend First Amendment protection to whistleblowers

16:50 [Deutsche Welle] New Indian state sends a 'dangerous signal'

16:52 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

16:53 [BBC: Science & Environment] Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2

16:56 [The Independent] Soca chief Sir Ian Andrews quits in blue-chip hacking scandal

16:56 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: The air-drumming internet hit

16:56 [CNET News] Pinterest adds price drop notifications to pinned products

16:56 [CNET News] Researcher: US to devour more media digitally than on TV

16:56 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan provincial elections on September 21

16:57 [Slate Magazine] The Ocean at the End of the Lane

16:57 [zero hedge] "Recovery" Data Point Of The Day

16:57 [Guardian] Bank of England and ECB leave interest rates unchanged

16:57 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: The air-drumming internet hit

16:59 [Slashdot] With Microsoft Office on Android, Has Linus Torvalds Won?

16:59 [Voice of America] VOA News: Sentencing Starts in Cleveland Abduction, Rape Case

17:02 [Slate Magazine] Battle Ready

17:02 [Slate Magazine] Money Isn’t Everything

17:02 [CNET News] Microsoft touts touch in Internet Explorer 11

17:03 [BBC: Entertainment] BBC apologises for penis doodle

17:04 [Truthout] Bombshell: Plutocrats Brazenly Collude to Hurt State Economies and Screw Working People

17:04 [The Atlantic: International] Can a Soccer Ball Save a Woman's Life?

17:07 [CNN] One Direction star signs professional football deal

17:07 [The Atlantic: Politics] Who Does Bradley Manning Work For? Late-Night Comedy Roundup

17:08 [Russia Today] Indiscreet tweets: Governments bombard Twitter with data requests

17:08 [Reuters] Syria's Assad says he certain to defeat rebels

17:09 [Mother Jones] Bobby Jindal Wants to Kill Louisiana's Big Oil Lawsuit

17:09 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 1, 2013 /files/saw%208-1_0.jpeg

17:10 [CNN: Living] Big girls DO cry

17:10 [CNN: Living] Build your own home. For under 5K. By Hand.

17:11 [The Independent] BBC apologises for broadcasting picture of Prince William with penis drawn on his head

17:13 [CNET News] Don't hold your breath for a flat-panel LG OLED TV in the U.S.

17:13 [CNET News] Amazon opens the gates for sanctioned Vonnegut fan fiction

17:13 [CNET News] Can you be friends with MC Hammer? Social media startup has the answer

17:13 [Guardian] Exclusive: NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ

17:15 [The Onion] American Voices: Coffee Linked To Lower Suicide Risk

17:16 [CNN: Health] Tainted salad brand mystery

17:16 [CNN: Health] Tainted salad mix brand a mystery

17:17 [Good] How Your Pet Can Lend a Helping Paw to Others

17:19 [Reuters] Court witnesses tell of women abused by Cleveland abductor

17:19 [Truthout] Military Considers Cutting 25 Percent of Army Personnel, Marines to Trim Budget for Sequester

17:20 [World Policy Institute] The European Union's Trade with Latin America

17:22 [zero hedge] Images From A Cave-Hiding, Cloud-Seeding Chinese Heat-Wave

17:23 [Russia Today] NSA paid British spy agency $150m in secret funds – new leak

17:24 [Big Think] Is Comet ISON a Big Dud?

17:25 [CNN: Politics] Granderson: At 25, Limbaugh show still rules GOP

17:25 [CNN: Politics] D.C. gamesmanship intensifies

17:25 [CNN: Politics] Snowden has political asylum, can stay in Russia for a year, lawyer says

17:25 [Reuters] Explosion in Syrian city of Homs kills 40: monitoring group

17:26 [CNN: Crime] Horror limned in Castro sentencing

17:27 [The Independent] Eight per cent of UK adults admit they photograph attractive strangers on public transport and in the park, claims poll

17:27 [The Independent] Architect Zaha Hadid accused of 'destruction' of Beijing old town with futuristic swirling shopping centre Galaxy Soho

17:27 [Telegraph] Syria: weapons depot explosions leave many dead in Homs

17:29 [OpEdNews] Treason 2: The Crucible of Terror

17:31 [CNN: Crime] Horror retold in Castro sentencing

17:31 [Reuters] Syria's Assad anticipates rebel defeat in defiant speech

17:31 [Truthdig] New Term

17:32 [Voice of America] Ken Bredemeier: US Jobless Benefit Claims Drop to Five-Year Low

17:33 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet nod for easing of FDI norms

17:34 [CNN: Money] Car sales continue strong run

17:34 [CNN: Money] Ruger CEO: Gun sales get back to normal

17:35 [CBC: politics] Thatcher was told Mulroney had 'Irish charm,' documents say

17:35 [NPR] Uruguay Gives Initial OK To State-Controlled Marijuana Industry

17:35 [NPR] Cleveland Kidnapper Asks To Apologize For Decade Of Rape, Abuse

17:36 [Guardian] Zimbabwe elections: Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party claims landslide victory

17:36 [Guardian] Police investigate suspected double suicide at the Scotsman hotel

17:37 [The Hindu - News] Chhattisgarh minister’s cousin shot dead

17:38 [CNN] Diaries paint picture of torment, trauma

17:39 [Mother Jones] Government Action is the Only Way to Raise Fast Food Wages /files/blog_fast_food_strike.jpg

17:39 [Mother Jones] Best DC Metro Stations to be Born At, Ranked

17:39 [OpEdNews] The morning after blacklisting Hezbollah: is the EU experiencing "buyer's remorse'?

17:39 [Raw Story] Georgia State student: Opposing ‘White Student Union’ is ‘ignorant and closed-minded’

17:39 [Raw Story] Witnesses detail Ariel Castro’s abuse: Plastic toilets that were not often emptied

17:40 [Deutsche Welle] 'Rejection doesn't mean you scar a woman's face'

17:41 [straight] Jay Z and Justin Timberlake thrill the faithful at Legends of the Summer Tour in Vancouver /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/jayzjustin1_130801.jpg

17:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Fed Matters Much Less Than You Think

17:42 [Slashdot] CouchDB: Roll Your Own, Or Go With a Service?

17:42 [The Independent] Michael Gove draws level with Boris Johnson in Tory members' poll for Cameron successor

17:43 [Telegraph] 'Hobbit home' to be bulldozed

17:43 [Telegraph] Spanish train crash driver was talking to ticket inspector on phone

17:44 [Voice of America] Mali Election Result Announcement Delayed to Friday

17:44 [Voice of America] Vandalism in Washington

17:44 [BBC: Entertainment] New Bond novel cover revealed

17:45 [CNN] 'Our Nixon' producers tell story behind film's unique home movies

17:46 [Truthdig] Courtesy of the NSA

17:46 [Truthdig] Heart Disease Neglected in Women

17:47 [Good] Five Ways that Games are More than Just Fun

17:47 [Good] GOOD Ideas: Join Us for a Live Pickling Demo

17:48 [Guardian] Iran condemns tougher US oil sanctions bill passed by House

17:48 [Reuters] U.S. factory, jobless data point to firming economy

17:49 [OpEdNews] Laura Gottesdiener, The Backyard Shock Doctrine

17:49 [CNN: Living] Baby got swag -- no, really

17:49 [CNN: Living] Baby swag: Kids with super style

17:51 [CBC: politics] Thatcher was told Mulroney 'glib' but had 'Irish charm'

17:54 [Fin24 News] Domino effect of First Tech liquidation

17:54 [Raw Story] D.C. ex-gay rally draws fewer than 10 attendees

17:55 [The Hindu - News] Bribery charges: Trial against HC judge may finally begin

17:56 [AlterNet] Watch: Stephen Colbert Helpfully Explains Catfight Between Rand Paul and Chris Christie

17:56 [AlterNet] Breaking: Russia Grants Snowden 1-Year Asylum

17:56 [AlterNet] George Zimmerman: Armed and Stopped for Speeding in Texas Is Allowed to Keep His Gun

17:56 [AlterNet] Why? 10 Million Americans Have Been Foreclosed On—Often at the Point of a Gun—And the Banks Are Doing It Again

17:57 [The Hindu - News] Nagpal suspension not an exception in UP

17:58 [Voice of America] Thai King Ends 4-Year Hospital Stay

17:58 [The Independent] Deliver more with less! Job description revealed for new NHS chief - but health experience not essential

17:58 [The Independent] American Idol Kelly Clarkson faces export ban from UK Government over Jane Austen ring

18:00 [Deutsche Welle] The EU plans better refugee protection

18:01 [zero hedge] Snowden Has Left The Airport - Photographic Proof

18:01 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 1934 cr package for rain hit areas in Maharashtra

18:01 [CNET News] Apple envisions way to adjust your car via an iPhone

18:01 [CNN: Money] Sturm, Ruger shares jump 5%

18:01 [Truthout] "Bradley Manning Has Become a Martyr"– WikiLeaks' Julian Assange on Guilty Verdict–wikileaks-julian-assange-on-guilty-verdict

18:03 [The Nation] The Great Eviction

18:04 [OpEdNews] Egyptian Revolution Derailed, Contained

18:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Randy Travis leaves hospital

18:04 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Sharknado' craze keeps growing

18:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Why 'Sharknado' is a hit

18:05 [Disinformation] ‘Fake Cops’ Robbing Detroit Drivers At Gunpoint Turn Out To Be Real Cops

18:07 [The Onion] Statshot: What Are We Titling Our Autobiography?

18:08 [Red Pepper] 10 ways to support Red Pepper

18:08 [Russia Today] Minorities more optimistic about US economy than whites for first time in decades

18:09 [Mother Jones] Price Wars for Books Are Probably Bad News for Authors

18:10 [NPR] Where In The World Are There No McDonald's?

18:12 [zero hedge] Car Sales Miss Expectations Across The Board

18:12 [CNET News] German publishers play nice with Google News despite dispute

18:12 [The Atlantic: Politics] Barack Obama, Media Critic

18:13 [BBC: Education] Dinosaur experts' online university

18:14 [The Independent] Problems with your partner's sleep patterns? How the night owl and early bird can get into sync

18:14 [Slashdot] Are We At the Limit of Screen Resolution Improvements?

18:15 [CNN: Money] Procter & Gamble: Decent earnings, now what?

18:15 [NPR] Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Calls Election 'A Huge Farce'

18:15 [CNN] Ariel Castro captive's diaries paint picture of torment, trauma

18:17 [Good] From Zero to Hero: Supporting Sustainable Ag and Economic Opportunity Through Bikes

18:17 [Good] Six Teens. Three Continents. A World Cup to Save Lives.

18:17 [Fox News] SeaWorld's Dark Side?

18:17 [Fox News] Disappearing Air Travel Perks

18:17 [Fox News] Summer Food Worth the Travel

18:17 [Fox News] Oops! Paula's Premiere Mishap

18:17 [Fox News] 3,000-Year-Old Text Decoded

18:17 [Fox News] 'Baywatch' Babes Then & Now

18:17 [Fox News] How an Outbreak Would Spread

18:17 [Fox News] Best Beer For Working Out?

18:17 [Fox News] Cops Bust Fake Ferrari Ring

18:17 [Fox News] '2 Guns' Modern Day '48 Hours'

18:17 [Fox News] Piece of Jesus' Cross Found?

18:19 [OpEdNews] Double-Feature: "Bradley Manning Verdict Convicts Washington" and "Hiding Economic Depression With Spin"

18:21 [CNN: Money] Nexus 7: Best Android tablet money can buy

18:24 [CNN] Mesut Ozil: 'Real Madrid must keep Cristiano Ronaldo'

18:25 [Raw Story] Florida education chief resigns after fixing charter school grades for GOP donor

18:25 [BBC: Science & Environment] Camping for a week resets body clock

18:25 [NPR] Weekly Jobless Claims Drop; Mortgage Rates Edge Up

18:25 [NPR] Want To Be A Morning Person? Take A Few Tips From Campers

18:26 [CNET News] Android nabs record 80 percent market share in Q2

18:26 [straight] News for Youse: Hastings Park vote, Jay Z and JT in Vancouver, and Edward Snowden granted asylum /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Hastings_Park_Sign-1024x766.jpg

18:26 [CNN] Opinion: From inside, Nixon presidency surreal

18:26 [CNN] Ariel Castro victim: 'Nobody should go through what I went through'

18:27 [The Hindu - News] Search on for "missing files" sought by CBI: Coal Ministry

18:29 [The Independent] ONS admits underestimating number of workers on controversial zero hours contracts

18:30 [Raw Story] Rep. Ellison sings adorably for Minnesota marriage equality

18:30 [Deutsche Welle] New, leaner cabinet announced for South Sudan

18:32 [zero hedge] Eurozone Pulls Ahead – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

18:33 [AlterNet] Gay Marriage Approval Continues Sweep Across the Country

18:33 [AlterNet] Caught: 15-Year-Old Texas Female Inmate Has Video Evidence of Jailer Raping Her

18:34 [CNN] How to build your home from scratch for $35,000

18:36 [CBC: politics] Thatcher was told Mulroney could be 'glib' but had 'charm'

18:36 [CNN] Pro-Morsy group in Egypt calls for million-man march

18:37 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] South Sudan: 100,000 Displaced People in Jonglei Need Access to Medical Care

18:37 [The Hindu - News] Talking tough, Akhilesh berates protesting babus

18:38 [BBC: Health] Camping for a week resets body clock

18:39 [zero hedge] Bonds 'Cheapest' To Stocks In Two Years

18:40 [] Obama Defends Larry Summers Against Attacks by "Liberal Media" /sites/

18:40 [] Iraq Wave of Violence Deadliest in 5 Years

18:40 [Deutsche Welle] Deadly blast at weapons depot in Syria's Homs kills dozens

18:40 [Reuters] Fugitive Snowden granted a year's asylum in Russia, leaves airport

18:41 [CNN] One Direction star Louis Tomlinson signs football deal

18:44 [The Hindu - News] DSP murder: clean bill to Raja Bhaiya

18:44 [The Hindu - News] Strike in hills: GJM reverts to earlier stand

18:45 [The Independent] Astronaut Karen Nyberg follows in the footsteps of Chris Hadfield with Twitter pictures from space

18:45 [Slashdot] Watch the Crab Nebula Expand Over a 13 Year Period

18:45 [Telegraph] Heatwave blamed for death of hundreds of fish in River Cam

18:45 [Telegraph] Teenager arrested over rape of 12-year-old girl

18:46 [Reuters] Woman held longest testifies at Cleveland abductor hearing

18:47 [CNN] Report: Ammunition depot explosion kills at least 40 in Syria

18:48 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Disgusting Side of Space: What Happens to Dead Skin in Microgravity

18:48 [Russia Today] ‘No plans to leave Russia’: Snowden has job offer, awaits reunion with family, girlfriend

18:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Shank: How Arming Syrian Rebels Will Backfire (See Libya, Afghanistan)

18:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Abrams: A 'KISS' (Keep-It-Simple-Stupid) Strategy for Dems to Win the '14 Elections

18:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Greg Mitchell: Countdown to Hiroshima, X-Minus-Six-Days: Truman Wants Bomb Used Before Russians Attack

18:52 [CNN: Technology] SIM card hack inspires quick fix by carriers

18:52 [CNN: Technology] Build your home from scratch for $35,000

18:52 [Spiegel] Secret Thatcher Notes: Kohl Wanted Half of�Turks Out of Germany

18:54 [The Hindu - News] ‘Manipur alive to fence intruding on border’

18:55 [CNN] Keep the civil rights torch lit 50 years later

18:55 [CNN] Snowden asylum a blow to U.S.-Russia relations

18:55 [CNN] Ariel Castro: 'I'm not a monster -- I'm sick'

18:57 [CNET News] Is a real-life 'Sharknado' possible?

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Other officers too faced the music

18:58 [Voice of America] VOA News: Blast Kills 40 in Syrian Weapons Depot

18:58 [Russia Today] White House 'extremely dissapointed' with Snowden asylum

18:58 [Global Voices] DREAM Helps Reduce AIDS Cases in Africa

18:59 [Truthout] As Edward Snowden Wins One Year Asylum in Russia, NSA Program Tracking Real-Time Internet Use Exposed

18:59 [Truthout] “We Can’t Survive on $7.25″’t-survive-on-725

19:00 [Raw Story] Misogynist Trolls Have An Agenda, And It’s Not Lulz

19:00 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 1,934 crore package for rain-hit areas in Maharashtra

19:00 [Slashdot] In UK, Google Glass To Be Banned While Driving

19:00 [Deutsche Welle] EU planning better refugee protection

19:00 [The Independent] Lairds under attack after opposing plans to break up massive estates

19:02 [The Hindu - News] Bribery charges: Trial against judge may finally begin

19:02 [Spiegel] Picture This: Wacken Out

19:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] John Boehner's Failure to Lead Threatens America's Economic Integrity

19:03 [CBC: politics] Governments reportedly hiring bankers for GM sale

19:03 [Russia Today] White House 'extremely disappointed' with Snowden asylum

19:04 [Truthout] “We Can’t Survive on $7.25″

19:05 [Disinformation] Back Alley Jinn Exorcism in the UK

19:05 [] Georgia: Ex-Defense Minister Found Not Guilty on Some Abuse, Torture Charges

19:05 [NPR] Huge Explosion In Homs Leaves Scores Wounded

19:08 [Voice of America] Thai King Ends 4-Year Hospital Stay

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Why no action on Radia tapes, asks Singhvi

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Public outrage forces the hand of Seemandhra Ministers, MLAs

19:08 [zero hedge] Boehner Prepares To Kick The Can Again: "It's In The Nation's Interest"

19:09 [Fin24 News] Use 'German' apprenticeships - chamber

19:09 [Mother Jones] The Economy is Better, Except that No One Has a Job /files/blog_cbpp_employment.jpg

19:09 [OpEdNews] Reforming the NSA intelligence programs (letter response)

19:12 [Voice of America] Bangladesh Court Bars Islamist Party from Polls

19:12 [Fox News: politics] Senate committee passes defense spending bill

19:13 [CNET News] Samsung Hennessy could brings back dual screens

19:14 [The Hindu - News] Telangana bill not coming in monsoon session

19:14 [The Onion] Opinion: That Footage Of Neil Armstrong Playing Saxophone On The Moon Was Clearly Faked (by Mort Tomlinson)

19:15 [NPR] Queen's Speech For WWIII: British Must 'Prepare To Survive'

19:15 [Telegraph] MSP accused of assaulting three ex-wives denies behaving like a 'cave man'

19:15 [Telegraph] Oysters hit by mystery illness along French coastline

19:15 [Telegraph] Gavin McCrone: Independent Scotland may find it 'difficult' to keep the pound

19:15 [Telegraph] Lairds warn against dividing up Scotland's estates

19:16 [The Hindu - News] Rain will remain good for rest of monsoon, says IMD

19:17 [AlterNet] Be Careful What You Google: Music Writer Says SWAT Team Raided House Based on Harmless On-Line Browsing

19:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] 408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

19:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] Preserving the Horrors of Hiroshima

19:20 [Raw Story] Watch live: Sentencing for Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

19:20 [The Progressive] Satirist Jailed for Annoying Gaybashers

19:21 [Reuters: politics] Senate Republicans block $54 billion transport spending bill

19:22 [BBC: Entertainment] BT launches sports TV channels

19:23 [CNN] Bulger's attorneys release photos designed to show his softer side

19:23 [CNN] Opinion: Teen athletes lured by doping

19:23 [CNN: Crime] Pal reportedly planned murder

19:23 [CNN: Crime] Bulger's attorneys release photos designed to show his softer side

19:24 [Financial Times] ECB heads towards greater transparency

19:24 [CNET News] Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

19:25 [Big Think] The Fittest People on Earth

19:25 [] Bureau Investigation Finds Fresh Evidence of CIA Drone Strikes on Rescuers /sites/

19:25 [Infoshop] UK: The trade union revolution at Pizza Hut

19:28 [Global Voices] Senegalese Literary Contest Winner Turns Down French Visa in Protest

19:28 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi's appeal verdict expected soon - live

19:29 [CNN] Lawyer: Snowden has asylum; White House 'extremely disappointed'

19:29 [CNN] ISAF sergeant: 5 Afghan policemen killed in U.S. airstrike

19:30 [Raw Story] German Catholic seminary school expels students for Nazi salutes, death camp jokes

19:30 [CNN] Opinion: 50 years later, civil rights struggle is far from over

19:30 [Voice of America] VOA News: Bangladesh Court Bars Islamist Party from Polls

19:31 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How America’s Working Stiffs Got Stiffed

19:32 [Reuters: politics] House Republicans to push $40 billion cut to food stamp program

19:32 [The Independent] Bangladesh’s main Islamic party barred from politics

19:32 [The Independent] Act now or rising seas will sink our country, Marshall Islanders tell the world

19:32 [The Independent] US Congress agrees tougher sanctions on Iranian oil

19:32 [The Independent] Cover depicting Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, doubles Rolling Stone magazine’s monthly sales

19:32 [The Independent] Black-market alcohol kills seven in Cuba

19:32 [The Independent] Spanish PM, Mariano Rajoy, declares himself ‘not guilty’ in finance scandal

19:32 [The Independent] Money is polluting Parliament say critics - as line-up of new peers includes business chiefs who donated millions to major parties

19:32 [The Independent] Gay Olympians competing at Sochi Winter Games face risk of prosecution under Russia’s crackdown

19:33 [CNN: Money] Nothing 'modest' or 'moderate' about stock rally

19:33 [CNN: Money] U.S. oil reserves post record gain

19:33 [Global Voices] Senegalese Literacy Contest Winner Turns Down French Visa in Protest

19:33 [Slashdot] Google Pressure Cookers and Backpacks: Get a Visit From the Feds

19:34 [OpEdNews] Permanent Recession for Workers vs. the Pro-Growth Fantasies of Politicians & Most Economists

19:35 [Truthout] The Great Eviction: The Landscape of Wall Street's Creative Destruction

19:37 [CNN] 5 things we're learning from Christie-Paul spat

19:39 [CNN: Crime] Castro gets life in prison without parole

19:39 [Reuters] Cleveland kidnapper Castro gets life in prison

19:39 [Reuters] Icahn sues Dell in latest attempt to foil buyout

19:40 [Raw Story] Portuguese court orders rehiring of drunk ‘happy worker’ garbage collectors

19:40 [Infoshop] What We Learned From the Manning Show Trial

19:43 [Russia Today] McCain demands review of US-Russian relations after Snowden receives asylum

19:43 [Fox News: politics] NSA under fire over Internet data project, as lawmakers renew push to overhaul agency

19:43 [Amnesty International] Time to focus on US government’s unlawful behaviour

19:44 [CNN] Snowden asylum could cancel planned Obama-Putin talks

19:44 [CNN] Dancing lawmakers stir controversy online

19:44 [Reuters: politics] U.S. rethinking Putin summit after Snowden move

19:45 [CNN: Money] Organic food store stock doubles in IPO

19:45 [CNN: Money] Feds: Swank resort funded by Ponzi scheme

19:45 [Deutsche Welle] Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro sentenced to life in prison

19:45 [Truthout] Edward Snowden's Father Thanks Putin for Protecting Son

19:46 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Afghanistan's Children of War

19:46 [CNN: Politics] Obama defends Summers, but Fed decision still open

19:47 [Telegraph] Ariel Castro sentencing: kidnapper says 'I am not a monster'

19:48 [The Independent] Putin’s fish is big... but I’ve got a whopper: Battle of the rod-swinging rulers as President of Belarus lands 125lb catfish in Chernobyl exclusion zone

19:48 [Russia Today] Obama has 'timetable' of ending US drone strikes in Pakistan - Kerry

19:49 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: Limbaugh show still rules GOP

19:49 [CNN: Politics] 5 things about Christie-Paul spat

19:50 [Raw Story] ACLU files suit challenging Virigina same sex marriage ban

19:50 [Reuters] Jurors ask questions in fraud trial of ex-Goldman Vice President Tourre

19:50 [The Hindu - News] Wind energy sector wants accelerated depreciation scheme restored

19:50 [Fox News] 'IT HURTS SO BAD' Boy, 2, With Weeks to Live, To Be Dad's Best Man

19:50 [Fox News] CHAPTER CLOSED Book Missing for 150 Years Returned to Ky. Library

19:50 [Fox News] Hired Guns: US Troops Kill for Cartels

19:50 [Fox News] 'SLAP IN THE FACE' US Officials Fume as Russia Takes NSA Leaker

19:50 [Fox News] '11 YEARS IN HELL' Kidnap, Rape Victim Faces Ariel Castro in Court

19:50 [Fox News] House probes veteran bias, whistle-blower payback at Energy Dept. agency

19:50 [Fox News] Georgia State student forms White Student Union

19:50 [Fox News] George Zimmerman pulled over for speeding in Texas

19:51 [CNET News] House committee approves bill to end ban on unlocking phones

19:51 [zero hedge] Furious White House Blasts Russian Asylum For Snowden

19:52 [Voice of America] Chinese Video Game Lets Players Seize Japan-Controlled Islands

19:52 [straight] Photos: Honda Celebration of Light Night 2: Canada /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/IMG_1502.jpg

19:55 [Raw Story] ACLU files suit challenging Virginia same sex marriage ban

19:55 [Raw Story] Police raid New York blogger’s home after Google searches for ‘pressure cookers’

19:56 [The Onion] Woman Apparently Wants To Smell Edible

19:56 [The Onion] RGIII Assures Doctors He Can Barely Even Feel Knee

20:01 [Telegraph] Women 'aspire to same beauty attributes as in 16th century'

20:02 [CNN] Is the Snowden case Manning, Part II? Not quite, experts say

20:02 [CNN] Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro sentenced to life, plus 1,000 years

20:02 [CNN] Australian PM Rudd lambasts umpiring decision during Ashes Test

20:02 [CNET News] Digital media set to overtake TV viewing

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Sulabh helps families hit by floods

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro gets life term

20:03 [Amnesty International] France: Ensure safety of Kazakhstani Opposition Figure

20:03 [The Independent] Nato airstrike kills five Afghan policemen in overnight 'friendly fire' incident

20:05 [Disinformation] Drunk, Shirtless Cop Points Gun at Convenience Store Clerk During Three AM Visit

20:05 [CBC: politics] RCMP outlines Senator Brazeau breach of trust case

20:05 [The Progressive] Three Ways Scott Walker is Like FDR

20:06 [The Hindu - News] India among server sites for NSA’s snoopy program

20:07 [AlterNet] Overkill: Armed Agents Raid Wisconsin Animal Shelter; Kill Baby Deer Named Giggles

20:07 [AlterNet] Uruguay House Passes Historic Marijuana Legalization Bill

20:09 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi's prison sentence confirmed but ban to be reviewed - live

20:09 [Mother Jones] Obama Issues Orders to Prevent the Next West, Texas-style Explosion

20:09 [Mother Jones] Global Warming Could Lead to Over 50 Percent More Conflict by 2050

20:11 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate John Koskinen to lead IRS: congressional aide

20:11 [CNET News] Did Wall St. non-tippers miscalculate over fired food truck tweeter?

20:12 [CNN: Money] Good luck finding full-time work

20:12 [Voice of America] August 1, 2013

20:12 [zero hedge] Court Kicks Berlusconi Trial Can: Confirms Conviction, Lifts Political Ban, Orders Retrial

20:12 [zero hedge] Wall Street Engineers New Frankenstein’s Monster For Housing

20:13 [straight] B.C. government cleared of violating privacy laws with ethnic outreach plan /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_78470566.jpg

20:13 [Reuters] Factory, jobless data point to firming economy

20:13 [Russia Today] 1,700 Russian websites on strike against new anti-piracy law

20:13 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Retiring the American Empire

20:14 [CNN] Climate change may increase violence, study shows

20:14 [CNN] Opinion: Don't let teens follow A-Rod's example

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Schools, colleges breathe easy as 'T' tangle ends

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Indigenous Aircraft Carrier launch on Aug. 12

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Medicos in a fix as officials seek time to study HC verdict

20:15 [] Georgian Women Protest 'Virginity Inspections'

20:15 [Moral Low Ground] Day Above Ground’s “Asian Girlz”: The Most Racist Music Video Ever?

20:15 [CNN: Money] Ruger CEO: Gun sales returning to normal levels

20:16 [Fox News] PUSH FOR OVERHAUL NSA Under Fire Over Internet Data Project

20:16 [Fox News] '11 YEARS IN HELL' Castro Gets Life Without Parole in Kidnaps, Rapes /i/redes/icon-video.gif

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Traffic curbs for Friday prayers

20:17 [Financial Times] Forty killed by explosion in Homs

20:17 [Good] When Teachers Run Into Education Reformers That Don't Really 'Stand For Children'

20:18 [Financial Times] US criticises Russia over Snowden asylum

20:19 [The Independent] The firms who reckon time is the new money: Companies offering staff and services instead of cash to charities

20:19 [The Independent] Fewer resources, greater stress, more disasters, more violence: how a warmer world spawns conflict

20:19 [The Independent] Drink-drive deaths soar by 25 per cent after decades of decline

20:20 [CNET News] Hootsuite scores $165M from top Twitter investor

20:20 [CNET News] Royal baby gets his own comic book

20:20 [NPR] What Outbreak? Students Tune Out Tweeted Health Warnings

20:20 [Slashdot] Companies Petition Congress To Reform 'Business Method' Patent Process

20:23 [The Hindu - News] The Hindu Impact: Help pours in for Attaullah

20:23 [The Hindu - News] Do not rush Kedarnath restoration work: Speaker

20:23 [The Hindu - News] 30 blackbucks find new home

20:24 [Reuters] Italy's top court confirms Berlusconi prison sentence

20:25 [Big Think] In the Future: A Nasal Spray to Treat Alzheimer's?

20:25 [Big Think] Antimicrobial Coating Moves From Heart Valves To Door Handles

20:26 [Financial Times] Berlusconi jail sentence upheld by court

20:26 [Truthdig] ‘The Net Is Finished as a Global Network’

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Glitch-free PDAs pressed into service

20:30 [Raw Story] Assange: Manning verdict ‘a collapse of the rule of law’

20:30 [OpEdNews] Karl Rove Absolves GOP Of Blame For Debt Ceiling Hostage Taking

20:30 [CNN: Politics] Snowden asylum could cancel planned Obama-Putin talks

20:30 [Reuters] Cleveland kidnapper gets life in prison after emotional hearing

20:30 [Reuters] House Republicans to push $40 billion cut to food stamp program

20:30 [Reuters] Russia grants Snowden a year's asylum, summit in doubt

20:30 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates John Koskinen to lead IRS

20:30 [] Yes, They Are Watching: Online Search for Pressure Cooker Sparks Chilling Police Visit /sites/

20:30 [CNET News] Inside the Airbus A380: Google Maps tours the world's largest passenger airliner

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Bank staffer commits suicide at workplace

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Post Chapra, FAO wants hazardous pesticide withdrawal expedited

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Snowden granted Russian asylum

20:31 [zero hedge] Fukushima: Worse than You Know

20:31 [zero hedge] The J.C.Petanic: Why Are All These Executives Bailing The Sinking Retailer?

20:31 [Fox News: politics] Obama nominates restructuring expert to take over IRS

20:31 [Fox News: politics] Reid to senators: 'Sit down and shut up'

20:34 [Telegraph] Social workers carry the 'indelible stain' of Daniel Pelka's death, MP says

20:34 [msnbc: politics] Obama nominates permanent IRS commissioner

20:35 [The Independent] Video: The biggest sandwich in Latin America

20:35 [The Independent] Exclusive: Fury as 'racist and intimidatory' spot checks at Tube stations target illegal immigrants

20:35 [The Independent] Video: Buenos Aires forest fires

20:35 [The Independent] Privately-run hospital taken over by NHS after patient deaths following routine surgery

20:35 [The Atlantic: International] Hotter Weather Actually Makes Us Want to Kill Each Other

20:35 [The Hindu - News] Baby dies at Niloufer Hospital, parents allege negligence

20:35 [Moral Low Ground] Fugitive Kazakh Oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov Arrested in France

20:35 [NPR] Unique Bike Treks Up East Coast, Powered By Solar And Pedals

20:35 [NPR] Kerry Says U.S. Plans To Stop Drone Strikes In Pakistan

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Jamaat declared illegal, barred from polls

20:38 [Truthout] Conservative Policies are Driving Americans to Suicide…

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Is there more to Uppal YSR’s suicide?

20:39 [Mother Jones] Charts: Racial Polarization Increasing in Higher Education /files/Screen%20Shot%202013-08-01%20at%209.19.07%20AM.png

20:39 [Mother Jones] Shell Says Shale Oil Reserves "Difficult to Find and Develop"

20:39 [Mother Jones] Inside the Washington Sexual Assault Scandal Rocking a Chinese Media Empire

20:40 [BBC: Education] Anglo-Saxon gravestone sells for £4k

20:40 [Reuters: politics] Senator urges Obama to recommend moving G20 summit outside Russia

20:40 [straight] Squamish Valley Music Festival Band of the Day: Dustin Bentall & the Smøkes /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/dbentall.jpg

20:40 [straight] Persian composer Pezhman Mosleh celebrates Nelson Mandela /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/nCKUOYSBfGI.jpg

20:40 [The Atlantic: National] Back-to-School Stories: What Reporters Have to Do With the Education Debate

20:41 [The Hindu - News] U.K. Dalit groups protest delay in amending Equality Act

20:41 [The Hindu - News] File charge sheet in Aircel-Maxis case, SC tells CBI

20:41 [CNN] Italy's Berlusconi sentenced in tax fraud case

20:41 [Reuters] Kerry says hopes Pakistan drone strikes to end soon

20:42 [CNN: Money] Swank resort funded by Ponzi scheme, Feds say

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Court asks cops to book Inspector, SI

20:44 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: New study suggests monogamy developed because of infanticide /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_92902648.jpg

20:44 [CBC: politics] Senator Brazeau's breach of trust case outlined in RCMP file

20:45 [Raw Story] Obama nominates John Koskinen to lead IRS

20:45 [The Hindu - News] Cheer as tiger population in Nepal’s Terai rises

20:46 [Fox News] Woman killed in 17-story fall from NYC balcony

20:46 [Fox News] India official tells people to 'loot as much as you can' country's mineral wealth

20:46 [Fox News] Boy, 2, with weeks to live, to be dad's best man- Marine runs with boy struggling to complete 5K

20:46 [Fox News] Dr. Manny: Heroin on the rise: cheap, out of control

20:46 [Truthdig] Who Owns Jesus?

20:46 [The Onion] Grown Adult Walks Right Into Karate Studio

20:47 [The Hindu - News] Violence spreads in Karbi Anglong

20:47 [CBC: politics] John Baird blasts 'hateful' Russian anti-gay law

20:48 [Slate Magazine] All Corporations Go to Heaven

20:49 [The Hindu - News] Shobhaa De’s remarks frivolous, says Chavan

20:50 [Telegraph] Topless sunbathers flock to London's parks as temperatures soar

20:50 [Telegraph] Berlusconi guilty verdict upheld

20:50 [Telegraph] Morgan Tsvangirai denounces Zimbabwean elections as 'huge farce' as Robert Mugabe' claims victory

20:50 [The Independent] Is this the end of Simon Cowell's ex factory?

20:50 [The Independent] Video: Dramatic footage of waterspout in Florida

20:50 [The Independent] Ilya Segalovich: Computer pioneer whose internet search company predated Google

20:50 [The Independent] Berthold Beitz: Industrialist who saved hundreds of Jews from the Nazis

20:50 [The Independent] Henri Alleg: Journalist who fought for Algerian independence

20:50 [Deutsche Welle] Berlusconi tax fraud conviction upheld

20:51 [CNN] Dying 2-year-old to be couple's best man

20:52 [CNET News] Facebook updates Android app with Cover Feed, no Home required

20:52 [CNET News] Apple's bought another chip maker

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Notice to CBI on Kanimozhi’s plea

20:54 [Voice of America] Cindy Saine: Obama, Democrats Stake Out Positions for Spending Battle

20:54 [Slashdot] Turning Santa Cruz Into a Haven For Hackers, Makers & Startups

20:55 [Big Think] "Boyfriend," "Girlfriend," and "Significant Other" Are Terrible Phrases

20:55 [CBC: politics] Former Tory aide fined $7,500 for unregistered lobbying

20:56 [BBC: Science & Environment] Ice core clue to climate catastrophe

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Councillor raises a stink about roadworks ‘scam’

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Greens to toughen stand against airport

20:57 [The Hindu - News] An airport too close for comfort

21:00 [OpEdNews] Statement on Snowden's Successful Russian Asylum Bid


21:00 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why Oil Could Move Higher... Much Higher

21:00 [CNN: Health] Five weight loss myths

21:00 [CNN: Health] Welcome to Dementia Village

21:00 [CNN: Health] Climate change may increase violence, study shows

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Leave party affairs out of RTI Act, says CPI

21:04 [Telegraph] Egypt's Morsi supporters reject army demands to end Cairo sit-in protests

21:04 [Telegraph] White House threatens summit withdrawal as Russia grants Edward Snowden asylum

21:04 [Telegraph] Ariel Castro's 'house of horror' shown to world

21:05 [Raw Story] Illinois man pays $150,000 legal settlement in truck full of quarters

21:05 [Disinformation] The NSA’s ‘Widest-Reaching’ Program XKeyscore Revealed

21:05 [The Atlantic: International] Saving the Gorillas—and Launching a Nation's Tourism Economy

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Victim of political skulduggery?

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Man runs over wife, in-laws

21:05 [BBC: Technology] New 'always listening' Google phone

21:06 [CNN] Medical researcher pleads not guilty in wife's cyanide death

21:09 [The Hindu - News] Five more fasting 108 staff rushed to hospital

21:10 [] Azerbaijan: Can Putin Play Kingmaker in Baku?

21:10 [NPR] Italy's High Court Affirms Berlusconi's Tax Fraud Conviction

21:13 [The Hindu - News] Nightmare for motorists as highways authority sleeps

21:14 [CNET News] Motorola's flagship phone, the Moto X has arrived

21:14 [CNET News] Comparing Motorola's Moto X to Samsung's Galaxy S4

21:14 [CNN] Obama to nominate restructuring specialist to head IRS

21:14 [CNN] 2 more die from bootleg rum in Cuba; 2 state workers accused

21:15 [Raw Story] Prosecutor: Alabama parents beat son to death for wetting pants

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Plea against CID probe into bogus bill scam quashed

21:17 [The Hindu - News] Day after lifting of ban, trawlers net a big catch

21:19 [The Onion] Asshole Awarded For Asshole Behavior By Business Community Leaders

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Govt. moves to keep parties outside RTI

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Hitching a ride proves costly for engineering student

21:20 [Telegraph] Father and son locked in legal battle over trust fund

21:20 [AlterNet] Fox News Contributor Fumes "How Dare" McCain Worry About Immigrants Who Die Crossing the U.S. Border

21:20 [Reuters] Italy's top court upholds Berlusconi prison sentence

21:21 [The Independent] Home Office is now a tool for stirring up racial tension

21:21 [The Independent] The 10 Best scones

21:21 [Truthdig] The Need to Punish Corporate Criminals

21:21 [Fox News: politics] US Postal Service eyes alcohol deliveries to raise revenue

21:23 [Reuters: politics] Senate votes to confirm Power as new U.N. ambassador

21:23 [The Hindu - News] ‘No second SRC but workable demands can be considered’

21:23 [The Hindu - News] WHAT THE SEE THREW UP

21:25 [Big Think] The Truth About Hemp: An Interview with Chris Conrad

21:25 [CNET News] Moto X: The first true anti-iPhone

21:25 [NPR] U.S. Will Close Some Embassies Sunday Over Security Concerns

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Mathematics meet begins in Bangalore

21:25 [The Hindu - News] NHAI bridges hit a wall

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Stage set for theatre fest

21:26 [Financial Times] Berlusconi jail sentence upheld

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Trains, cancelled diverted owing to Telangana agitation

21:28 [CNN] 5 hurt in accidental fireworks explosion in Beirut

21:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] Great power and greater responsibility

21:30 [Raw Story] Italian Supreme Court refuses to lift Berlusconi prison sentence

21:30 [Raw Story] French court lifts ban on growing Monsanto GMO corn

21:30 [Raw Story] Neflix adds personal profiles to shared streaming acocunts

21:30 [NPR] Move Over, Dippin' Dots: Five Futuristic Ice Creams

21:30 [The Hindu - Opinion] A levy for the Chevy

21:31 [CNN: Politics] Obama to nominate restructuring specialist to head IRS

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Young, special, on the ball and ripping apart the net in Spain

21:31 [CNN: Money] Google's Moto X smartphone: Big ideas, modest execution

21:31 [Fox News: politics] IRS chief says he'd rather not switch to ObamaCare plan

21:31 [zero hedge] The Great Central Bank Dream Comes to a Crashing Halt in Japan

21:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I am not a monster': life plus 1000 years for Castro

21:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Clarke century makes up for 'shocker'

21:34 [Reuters: politics] Same-state U.S. presidential contenders could vex donors

21:34 [The Hindu - Opinion] Promised land

21:35 [OpEdNews] An Obamacare scorecard: Part 2 - The hits, misses, and mixed reviews

21:35 [CNET News] Want salt with that? Sodium meter checks soups, sauces

21:35 [NPR] Sikhs Remember Tragedy By Embracing Faith

21:35 [Guardian] New York woman visited by police after researching pressure cookers online

21:37 [The Independent] Nato helicopter kills police at Afghan checkpoint

21:37 [The Independent] The world’s biggest drug dealer: Uruguay’s move towards legalising marijuana hailed as groundbreaking - but will other South American nations follow suit?

21:37 [Reuters: politics] Republicans question former CFPB officials' new advisory firm

21:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Local election, national projection

21:39 [CNN] Italian high court upholds Berlusconi's sentence in tax fraud case

21:39 [Mother Jones] Does the FBI Monitor All Your Google Searches? /files/images/blog_surveillance_0.jpg

21:39 [The Hindu - News] House demolition: MLA’s supporters demand release of his brother

21:40 [Raw Story] Senate confirms Samantha Power as UN ambassador

21:40 [] Central Asia: Migrant Workers Finding Opportunity in Russian Far East

21:40 [OpEdNews] White House "evaluating utility" of summit with Russia after Snowden granted asylum

21:40 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden Granted a One-Year Asylum in Russia, and More

21:41 [Slashdot] Big Data for People and Revolutionaries, Not Just Businesses (Video)

21:43 [straight] Summer nights means outdoor movies in West Van /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/grease.jpg

21:43 [straight] Deadpool aims to please fans /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/deadpool1.jpg

21:43 [straight] YA classic removed from NYC school because of masturbation reference /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Book_130801.jpg

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Centre cannot come to the rescue of aggrieved officers in States, says DoPT

21:44 [Fin24 News] Weak rand makes SA buy cars

21:44 [The Hindu - Opinion] A ‘gecko’ with a taste for corruption

21:44 [CBC: politics] Ottawa, Ontario reportedly hiring bankers for GM sale

21:45 [The Progressive] Thanks Owed to Snowden and Greenwald

21:46 [CNET News] The 404 1,312: Where we can't bear to look (podcast)

21:48 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Lawmakers Introduce Child Sex-Trafficking Bill

21:48 [The Hindu - Opinion] The shaky geopolitics of India’s food security

21:50 [The Hindu - News] Malaysia angle can’t delay Aircel-Maxis probe: court

21:50 [NPR] Victims Of Bullying Are More Likely To Be Arrested As Adults

21:51 [CNN: Money] Google's new smartphone

21:51 [CNET News] PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on harnessing hurricanes and getting women pregnant using data

21:52 [Telegraph] Stop bullying teachers online, village primary tells parents

21:52 [The Hindu - Opinion] Change the bathwater, don’t throw out the baby

21:53 [The Independent] Putin’s libertarian benevolence in this case has turned a chilly relationship with US ice-cold

21:53 [The Independent] Senior Labour MP, George Mudie, blasts Ed Miliband and warns of 2015 poll defeat

21:53 [The Independent] Postal workers to ballot for strike

21:53 [The Independent] Pilots gather for freedom to fly in China's forbidden skies

21:54 [Reuters] Cleveland abductor defiant as he is sentenced to life in prison

21:54 [Reuters] Jury rules against ex-Goldman employee Tourre in SEC trial

21:55 [Big Think] Soon Your Walk Could Help Give Away Your Identity

21:55 [] US Government Really Wants Twitter Users' Data

21:55 [Reuters: politics] Activists mobilize for busy August on immigration, Obamacare

21:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama picks government trouble-shooter Koskinen to lead IRS

21:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama holds phone talks with Palestinians' Abbas, Israel's Netanyahu

21:55 [Reuters: politics] Illinois governor signs law allowing medical marijuana

21:55 [CNN: Money] Investors still aren't betting on a better economy

21:56 [CNET News] Address no input control during OS X Screen Sharing sessions

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Singhal’s agenda for Modi: stop ‘de-Hinduisation’

22:02 [zero hedge] Long Dated Bonds Surge To 3.77% - 2 Year Highs

22:02 [zero hedge] Unfabulous Fab: Tourre Found "Liable" In Defrauding Investors

22:03 [Guardian] Ed Miliband lacks direction and fails to set agenda, says former Labour whip

22:05 [zero hedge] Domestic Car Sales Miss, Biggest Drop In 9 Months

22:05 [Disinformation] France’s Gayest Anti-Gay Marriage Activists: Hommen

22:05 [Reuters] SEC prevails as jury finds Goldman's Tourre liable for fraud

22:06 [Telegraph] Coroner blames professor for teenager's drug death at party

22:06 [Reuters: politics] Senate votes to confirm Samantha Power as new U.N. ambassador

22:06 [Reuters: politics] Obama rethinks Putin summit after Snowden granted asylum

22:07 [The Onion] Nation Just Wants To Be Safe, Happy, Rich, Comfortable, Entertained At All Times

22:09 [The Independent] On the ground: On a friendly street with a terrible secret - the terraced house where four-year-old Daniel Pelka was starved, abused and left to die

22:09 [The Independent] The Missed Chances: Victoria Climbie, Baby P, now Daniel Pelka - how could it happen again?

22:09 [The Independent] Children’s services head urged to quit over failure to stop abuse of Daniel Pelka

22:10 [Raw Story] Hacker: Sim card flaws leave ‘hundreds of millions of phones’ vulnerable to attack

22:10 [Slashdot] Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals

22:10 [The Hindu - News] Army on standby as Bodos’ stir spreads

22:12 [The Hindu - Opinion] More demands

22:12 [The Hindu - Opinion] Deplorable

22:13 [Spiegel] A Place For Everyone: Germany Promises Daycare for all Parents

22:13 [straight] Malaria resurgence in Africa has health authorities scrambling for new weapons /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Malaria%20EHN--Gates%20FDN.jpg

22:14 [CNET News] Forget Rogaine: Grow your hair with this laser-light helmet

22:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] It is politics

22:15 [Raw Story] Jury rules against ex-Goldman employee Fabrice Tourre in SEC trial

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Congress mishandled Telangana: CPI(M)

22:18 [CNN: Money] 'Fabulous Fab' held liable in Goldman fraud case

22:18 [CNN] Opinion: I'm coming out -- I don't want children

22:18 [Voice of America] VOA News: UN Sets Up DRC Security Zone

22:19 [Guardian] John Kerry says Pakistan drone strikes could end as bilateral talks resume

22:20 [Fox News: politics] Obama calls Palestinian and Israeli leaders amid peace negotiations

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Neighbourhood is priority, says Sujatha

22:26 [Truthdig] CIA Drone Strikes Targeted Rescuers, Report Says

22:27 [Reuters] Italy's top court upholds Berlusconi jail sentence

22:28 [CNET News] LinkedIn comes in strong with $364M in Q2 revenue

22:28 [The Hindu - News] After early shock, INSAT-3D bound for slot

22:29 [Fox News: politics] Rep. Issa subpoenas State Department for documents related to Benghazi attack

22:29 [Reuters: politics] Obama holds phone calls with Palestinians' Abbas, Israel's Netanyahu

22:30 [Slashdot] Samsung Offered StackOverflow Users $500 For "Organic" Publicity

22:30 [NPR] Former Goldman Trader Found Liable For Billion-Dollar Fraud

22:32 [zero hedge] Witches Brew: Part 5 - Fingers of Instability!

22:32 [zero hedge] Trannies Top; Bonds Bottom; Credit Crumbling

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Post Chapra incident, FAO wants hazardous pesticide withdrawal to be expedited

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet panel approves ‘dilution of safeguards’ for FDI in multibrand retail

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Search on for "missing" coal files

22:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Khawaja wicket: 'please explain'

22:36 [Voice of America] Kent Klein: White House 'Extremely Disappointed' in Russia’s Asylum Offer to Snowden

22:38 [zero hedge] Quote Of The Day From An "Accountable, Transparent" Goldman Sachs

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Lies being spread about Bengal: Mamata

22:39 [Reuters] Consumers hungry for trucks in July; fleet sales weak

22:39 [Mother Jones] Liam Neeson Joins UNICEF's Campaign To Stop Violence Against Children, Citing "Taken" As Inspiration

22:40 [Raw Story] Texas jailer must face trial after video caught him raping 15-year-old

22:40 [Fox News: politics] Alleged fraud and waste in MIA unit to be probed by Pentagon

22:40 [OpEdNews] Spinning Yarns in the Mainstream Media

22:41 [The Independent] Syrian conflict: Only reversals on the battlefield will bring opposition to negotiating table

22:41 [Truthdig] Still Reaping a Harvest of Shame

22:43 [straight] Photo of the Day: Bokeh firework flowers /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/9418149344_f332b614db_c.jpg

22:43 [straight] Der Wink is a rewarding meditation on public and private connections /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/derwink4.png

22:50 [Raw Story] Republican candidate: Obamacare ‘as destructive’ as slavery

22:53 [CNN] Trekking through mud, rivers and jungle to provide free medical care

22:55 [Slashdot] Queen's WWIII Speech Revealed

22:55 [The Onion] Edward Snowden’s Life Just Flat-Out Fun And Exciting

22:55 [The Onion] Slideshow: 7 Most Annoying Things Your Coworkers Do Every Day

22:56 [Reuters: politics] Republicans say ex-staffers of consumer financial agency profiting

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Govt. estate awaits transformation

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Kiran convinces Seemandhra Ministers to stave off crisis

22:58 [CNET News] Yahoo's Marissa Mayer: Search is far from over

22:58 [The Hindu - News] Civil works for hospital nearly complete

22:59 [CNN: Entertainment] One Direction star's new deal

22:59 [CNN: Entertainment] Seyfried in the spotlight

23:00 [OpEdNews] Bigger Than A Breadbox: Twenty Questions Every American Should Ask

23:00 [NPR] Private Equity Fund Eyes The Business Of Pot

23:00 [NPR] 'Abenomics' Serving Up The Same Old Medicine In Japan?

23:03 [CNET News] Motorola CEO: Don't worry, cheaper Moto X in the works

23:04 [The Hindu - News] PHC nurses upset over redeployment

23:06 [The Hindu - News] Cancelled lecture: objections raised weeks ago

23:07 [straight] Guy Felicella: How Insite and Onsite saved a Vancouver drug addict /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Insite.jpg

23:08 [Reuters] Italy supreme court upholds Berlusconi jail sentence

23:08 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips showing first signs of pregnancy at Ladies Day

23:08 [Telegraph] The monster within the little man: Ariel Castro sentenced to life for Ohio kidnappings

23:08 [Telegraph] We did not criticise John Humphrys, says BBC after welfare row

23:08 [Telegraph] US to close overseas embassies over security fears

23:10 [Mother Jones] The Great Eviction: Black America and the Toll of the Foreclosure Crisis

23:10 [Raw Story] Thousands turn out for gay pride parade in Jerusalem

23:10 [OpEdNews] Is America Evolving Into A Totalitarian State?

23:10 [Moral Low Ground] The Queen’s ‘World War III’ Speech That (Thankfully) Never Was

23:11 [The Hindu - News] Flood alarm in Adilabad district

23:11 [The Hindu - News] The fruitless quest for a seized camera

23:11 [The Independent] Silvio Berlusconi's critics revel in Italy as tax fraud conviction is upheld

23:12 [zero hedge] The Most Important Number In The Entire U.S. Economy

23:12 [zero hedge] Chinese and Koreans Keep EU Property Afloat

23:13 [The Hindu - News] Under pressure, TDP MLAs to quit

23:14 [Slashdot] iPhone Hacked In Under 60 Seconds Using Malicious Charger

23:14 [CNET News] Customizable Moto X phone is 'always listening'

23:14 [CNET News] Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

23:15 [OpEdNews] Marxism, the Taliban, and Plato

23:15 [NPR] What Poisoned Pomegranates Tell Us About Food Safety

23:15 [NPR] Florida's Education Chief Resigns Over Grading Scandal

23:16 [CNN: Health] What is gestational diabetes?

23:16 [CNN: Health] Doctor gives free surgeries on weekend

23:17 [The Hindu - News] New facility for waste awaits green nod

23:18 [msnbc: politics] Senate confirms Power as next UN ambassador

23:19 [The Hindu - News] Green channel for building permits to launch today

23:19 [Reuters] Cleveland abductor Castro defiant as he gets life in prison

23:19 [CNN] What is gestational diabetes?

23:20 [Raw Story] Illinois governor praises human compassion after signing medical marijuana law

23:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Your hell is just beginning'

23:21 [CNN] How Putin's move could help Snowden and U.S.

23:21 [The Onion] American Voices: Edward Snowden Granted Asylum In Russia

23:22 [Fox News: politics] GOP prepares bill to cut food stamps by 5 percent

23:22 [Fox News: politics] Senate votes to confirm Samantha Power as UN ambassador

23:22 [Fox News] UN's messy, billion-dollar peacekeeping air charter business hugely unfavorable to US, records show

23:22 [Fox News] Pakistan TV show giving away babies to boost ratings

23:22 [Fox News] Girl with brain-eating parasite gets experimental drug

23:22 [Fox News] Obama pivots to housing as homeownership hits low

23:22 [Fox News] Christie turns down Sen. Paul over beer summit offer

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Old Washermenpet locality loses health post

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Violence rocks Seemandhra for second day running

23:24 [Reuters] Snowden will 'build a new life in Russia': lawyer

23:25 [Big Think] How to Think About the Federal "Nudge Squad"

23:25 [Big Think] Google Looks To Provide "Hyperlocal" News

23:25 [CNN] Cal Ripken Jr. offers $100,000 reward in mom's kidnapping

23:25 [CNET News] Control a rat with your brain

23:25 [NPR] In New Video Game, China Seizes Disputed Islands From Japan

23:25 [] NSA Paying UK Spy Agency to Surveil Americans /sites/

23:26 [CNN: Health] Ease in to summer exercise

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Sale of NLC stake on Friday

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Kiran Reddy staves off crisis

23:30 [OpEdNews] Peaceful coexistence and sectarianism

23:30 [OpEdNews] Lyndon Johnson and the JFK Assassination

23:30 [NPR] Acetaminophen Can Cause Rare, Serious Skin Disorders, FDA Warns

23:31 [Spiegel] 'A Political Decision*': Berlusconi�Stays in Game Despite Ruling

23:33 [Slate Magazine] Laws Are Not Enough

23:35 [Disinformation] Greek Scientists Create Robot Octopus, Hasten Doom of Planet Earth

23:35 [OpEdNews] Resist Push To Repeal Or Cripple Affordable Care Act: Claude Pepper's National Health-Repeal Lesson

23:35 [NPR] Cyclists Take Nighttime Ride Through Moscow's History

23:36 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: DRC Open to Talks With Armed Groups

23:37 [The Hindu - News] Follow up murder case personally, Advani asks CM

23:39 [straight] Pride weekend: Trans and Genderqueer March, Vancouver Dyke March /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_115700113.jpg

23:40 [Telegraph] Peerages for multi-millionaires who 'donated their way into the Lords'

23:40 [Telegraph] Americans pay GCHQ £100m to spy for them, leaked papers claim

23:40 [Telegraph] Minister Nick Boles loses wind farm role because his brother works for turbine firm

23:40 [Telegraph] Blue-chip hackers may be named and shamed after Soca chief resigns

23:40 [Telegraph] Man who was Margaret Thatcher in dry run for World War Three

23:41 [CNET News] Decision on potential Samsung device sales ban delayed

23:41 [The Hindu - News] "Centre making no effort to get fishermen released’’

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Plea seeks to remove caste names from educational bodies

23:45 [Pravda] Where Did the Martian Rivers Go?

23:45 [Pravda] Estonia raised the SS to unprecedented heights

23:45 [Slashdot] 9th Circuit Court Elevates Celebrity Privacy Rights Over Video Game Portrayals

23:45 [OpEdNews] The Need to Teach Students How to Practice Active Listening

23:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep- George Zimmerman

23:47 [The Hindu - News] State seeks more time to file counter to GAIL petition

23:48 [The Atlantic: Technology] Why Is Google Using a 'That's What She Said' Joke to Sell the Moto X?

23:49 [Russia Today] Pennsylvania cop under fire for provocative pro-gun videos

23:49 [The Hindu - News] LS bypolls: Gowda against any JD(S)-BJP pact

23:50 [OpEdNews] The New Economic Math = Jobs

23:50 [CNN: Travel] Life's a beach at Cape Hatteras

23:50 [NPR] Glacier Helps U.S. Ski Team Drift Ahead Of Competition

23:51 [The Hindu - News] Government to decide on extra fee after August 15

23:51 [Truthdig] News Bundle of Joy

23:51 [Truthdig] Hostage

23:52 [The Onion] Sports Poll: How Should The MLB Punish A-Rod?

23:53 [Fox News: politics] GOP prepares food stamp legislation to cut program by 5 percent

23:53 [Fox News: politics] Kerry says US drone strikes in Pakistan could end soon

23:53 [The Hindu - News] Incessant rain waters down hopes of potato growers

23:54 [Reuters: politics] Senate confirms Samantha Power as new U.N. ambassador

23:59 [The Independent] David Weir: Ready to cut his teeth in the Steel City

23:59 [The Independent] Ex-Goldman chief, Fabrice Tourre, defrauded investors, US court rules

23:59 [The Hindu - News] PMK moves HC for restoration of security

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