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00:00 [The Hindu - News] National Disaster Response Force team in city soon

00:00 [The Hindu - News] Soon, a farewell to Ambassadors at Chennai airport

00:02 [Big Think] Theory of Mind: Why Art Evokes Empathy

00:02 [Big Think] Waking Up and Falling Asleep with Proust

00:02 [Big Think] Love, Meet Your Close Cousin, Aggression

00:02 [Deutsche Welle] Israel, Jordan, Palestinians agree on Dead Sea water pipeline project

00:02 [The Hindu - News] Enforcement of seat belt rule begins in Chennai

00:02 [CNN: Entertainment] AFI names best movies, TV of 2013

00:02 [CNN: Entertainment] Odom gets 3 years' probation

00:02 [CNN: Entertainment] Shirley MacLaine's big night

00:02 [CNN: Entertainment] New details on Jenni Rivera plane crash

00:03 [The Atlantic: Politics] When Jimmy Carter Was the Computer-Driven Candidate

00:04 [Global Voices] Reasons Behind Ukraine's Protests Run Deeper than “Pro-EU” or “Anti-Russian”

00:04 [The Hindu - News] Four suburban rail services extended to Kancheepuram

00:04 [The Hindu - News] Geriatric conference on Friday

00:12 [Reuters: politics] Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to hike mortgage guarantee fees

00:12 [Truthdig] The Return of the Working Class Hero

00:12 [Truthdig] Walking Dead Christmas Special

00:12 [Truthdig] Wise Pope

00:12 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: South Africa to Ensure ‘Successful’ Mandela Memorial Service

00:13 [Telegraph] Aristocrat faces jail for years of drunken attacks on his wife

00:14 [Slashdot] New Ford Mustang May Have Electronic "Burnout" Button

00:16 [Raw Story] Facebook teams up with NYU for artificial intelligence study

00:17 [msnbc: politics] Senate extends undetectable gun ban but nixes tighter restrictions

00:25 [Reuters: politics] With IRS under fire, Obama's tax man choice faces Congress

00:27 [CNN: Money] More employers get perfect gay rights score

00:28 [msnbc: politics] Senate extends ban on undetectable gun ban but nixes tighter restrictions

00:30 [CNN] Scientists asks public to help find missing whales off Florida coast

00:31 [Campaign For Liberty] Hobby Lobby Case Is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

00:31 [straight] Alice Munro: Interview with the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature winner /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Alice-Munro.jpg

00:32 [Big Think] Your Brain is Lying to You in this Video

00:33 [Voice of America] Lameck Masina: Malawi Civil Groups Protest Handling of Cashgate Scandal

00:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Holden workers to remain in dark

00:35 [zero hedge] "The Rent Is Too Damned High"

00:37 [CNET News] Google replaces buggy KitKat with another update

00:38 [Guardian] Cheap chicken: tests for horse, pig and cow protein will take until March

00:39 [straight] ICBC vetoed BITCHIN, BAD ASS, FU, and KKK as too offensive to appear on vanity plates /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Ku_Klux_Klan%202.jpg

00:39 [CNN] Why is Ted Cruz attending Mandela's memorial service?

00:39 [CNN] Zimmerman's girlfriend wants charges dropped, document says

00:39 [CNN] Serena Williams Fast Facts

00:39 [msnbc: politics] Defense deal minted, but Gillibrand sexual assault amendment dropped

00:39 [msnbc: politics] Senate extends ban on undetectable guns but nixes tighter restrictions

00:40 [Reuters] Egypt to hold mid-January constitutional referendum: report

00:40 [Reuters] U.S. Congress budget talks could produce Tuesday deal, aides say

00:40 [Reuters] U.N. experts urge Iraq to probe fate of missing Iranian dissidents

00:42 [Truthdig] ‘Whose Sarin?’ Asks Seymour Hersh

00:44 [The Onion] American Voices: 2013 In Politics

00:46 [Guardian] Ukrainian opposition party's offices raided as protesters dig in

00:46 [Fox News] Secret Service could face ego security nightmare at Mandela memorial /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:46 [Fox News] 'VERY EARTH-LIKE' Evidence shows lake could have supported life on Mars

00:46 [Raw Story] Lebanon races to help Syrian refugees escape winter storm

00:47 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Congress budget talks could produce Tuesday deal, aides say

00:47 [CNET News] Unlock more Sherlock with Interactive Trailer

00:47 [CNET News] Fake Google employee's fight with protestors we wish was true

00:47 [Fox News] Federal government sells remaining stake in GM

00:49 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Tech Companies Urge Curb on Surveillance

00:52 [Reuters] Palestinians say Kerry appeasing Israel over Iran at their expense

00:53 [] Working to Broaden Access to Healthcare: Letter to the Editor from Oxfam

00:53 [NPR] Ethics Panel Hands Down Holiday Gift Rules — In Rhyme

00:54 [BBC: Science & Environment] Mars rover goes after carbon clues

00:54 [BBC: Science & Environment] Coldest spot on Earth identified

00:57 [Reuters] Egypt to hold mid-January constitutional referendum: minister

00:57 [Truthdig] Avocados Should Have Gone Extinct Millions of Years Ago

00:58 [Slashdot] Life Could Have Evolved 15 Million Years After the Big Bang, Says Cosmologist

00:58 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Bush fly together to memorial for Mandela

00:59 [CNET News] Twitter stock hits high marks with new ad rollout

00:59 [CNN] George Zimmerman's girlfriend wants charges dropped, document says

00:59 [Telegraph] Catherine Ashton calls on Ukrainian government to show 'utmost restraint'

01:00 [Fox News: politics] Congress renews ban on plastic, undetectable guns for decade

01:05 [Disinformation] Synchro-missity

01:06 [CNN] Testimony: Hundreds still on board as captain left Costa Concordia

01:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Australia racist': activist's plea

01:09 [Slate Magazine] Left Hook

01:10 [Guardian] Science minister hopes for UK role in manned mission to Mars

01:12 [Mother Jones] Why Love Actually Matters /files/giphy-1.gif

01:12 [zero hedge] Lloyd Blankfein And The "Mega-Wealthy" Are Rushing To Buy Into This $1 Billion Miami Condo

01:13 [Telegraph] Illegal immigrants sneaking into Britain because of lax border controls

01:14 [Fox News: politics] Religious organizations challenge contraception mandate in federal court

01:14 [Reuters] World pays homage to Mandela in mass memorial service

01:15 [The Independent] The price of charity: Save the Children exposed after seeking approval of energy firms

01:15 [The Independent] Sir Ian McKellen hits back at Damian Lewis’ “fruity” claims

01:15 [The Independent] Postcard from... Brussels

01:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: UConn Under Federal Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Assaults

01:17 [BBC: Technology] Retrofit for purpose: New from old

01:18 [NPR] Congress Renews Ban On Plastic Weapons

01:20 [Reuters] Ukraine protesters hold firm, defying riot police

01:21 [OpEdNews] All Rise for Dignity

01:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Meek England derailed

01:24 [Reuters: politics] Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to hike mortgage guarantee fees

01:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama Urges Calm In Central African Republic

01:26 [Guardian] Glasgow helicopter crash investigation finds no evidence of engine failure

01:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Satanist Monument Plan Dismissed As 'Publicity Stunt' By Oklahoma Lawmakers

01:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Harry Boyte: The People's Politics of Nelson Mandela

01:27 [CNN] Deaths rise, travel havoc in coast-to-coast freeze

01:28 [Slashdot] CyanogenMod Integrates Text Message Encryption

01:30 [The Independent] Britain can help send astronaut to Mars within 30 years

01:30 [Reuters] French army battles militias in Central African Republic's capital

01:34 [Reuters: politics] Senate extends gun ban; rejects bid to address 3-D plastic firearms

01:35 [CNET News] Congress proposes another incentive spectrum auction

01:37 [zero hedge] Seeking Guidance...?!

01:39 [straight] Food banks step up to meet needs of new, older users /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_138508163.jpg

01:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] How Reagan won an unlikely victory against global warming

01:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I can't predict what future would look like'

01:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jared Bernstein: Today in Fiscal Policy: Is There a Little Deal in the Offing?

01:41 [straight] Art installation to light up Mount Pleasant for the holiday season /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Lighting.jpg

01:42 [Raw Story] Reality star Tila Tequila converts to Nazism, calls herself ‘Hitila’ in anti-Semitic new song

01:42 [Mother Jones] In the End, Switching Congress to Obamacare Will Probably Be Good For All of Us /files/blog_eat_own_dog_food.jpg

01:46 [The Independent] NHS job cuts harming patient care and safety, say staff

01:46 [The Independent] 'Staggering numbers' of patients at risk because medical staff aren't trained to use IV drips

01:46 [Operation USA] End of Year Gifts and the Crowdrise Holiday Challenge

01:46 [Operation USA] Vote for Operation USA in the United Airlines 10 Million Charity Miles Giveaway

01:46 [Operation USA] United Million Miles Banner

01:47 [Raw Story] First test of Senate’s ‘nuclear option’ voting rules set for Tuesday

01:48 [Fox News] SHUT OUT BY LAW? ObamaCare exchanges limit access to top hospitals /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:48 [Fox News] GOING TO POT? Seattle faces rift over crime spike, marijuana smoking /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Hart: Netflix To Debut Mitt Romney Documentary

01:50 [AlterNet] America Is Rich in Name Only: Look at the Stats -- We Resemble a Broken Banana Republic

01:50 [AlterNet] “Who Gets to Be White Hasn’t Always Been the Same”

01:50 [AlterNet] Did Porn Warp Me Forever?

01:51 [CNET News] Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

01:53 [Voice of America] Obama Calls for Calm in Central African Republic

01:53 [Voice of America] Nick Long: Peace Process Accelerates in Eastern DRC

01:54 [CNN] Discrimination hinders China's AIDS fight

01:54 [Reuters: politics] U.S. lawmakers hope for vote on compromise defense bill this year

01:57 [Raw Story] Romanian minister: We spend too much money fighting AIDS

01:57 [Raw Story] Israel accuses Iran of using embassies as ‘terror bases’

02:01 [The Independent] Housing double whammy: A whole generation ‘won’t be able to buy or rent a home’

02:03 [BBC: Technology] Reading our genes like computer code

02:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Homophobic RNC Committee Member Accuses Gay Colleagues Of Manipulating Health Benefits

02:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Nobel Prize-Winning Writers Say NSA Surveillance Power 'Is Being Systemically Abused'

02:04 [Guardian] State surveillance of personal data is theft, say world's leading authors

02:04 [Guardian] Comic Relief accused of investing in tobacco, alcohol and arms firms

02:04 [Guardian] Senate Republicans block attempt to update firearms rules for 3D guns

02:05 [Voice of America] World Leaders To Speak At Mandela Memorial

02:05 [CNET News] Samsung unveils mSATA version of the 840 Evo solid-state drive

02:07 [Raw Story] Canada will seek possession of the North Pole

02:10 [CNN] NTSB focuses on possible human error in Bronx train crash

02:10 [CNN] 'Sound of Music' actress Eleanor Parker dead at 91

02:12 [Deutsche Welle] Young French people boost exports in Germany

02:14 [zero hedge] Of Keynesian Cul-De-Sacs And The Fed Creating More Financial Market Uncertainty

02:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Timothy Stenovec: NSA Spying Has Tech Companies Worried About Their Most Precious Thing

02:17 [CNN] Automated cockpit systems key to Asiana probe

02:17 [The Independent] Bank's Mark Carney defies doomsters on the economic outlook for the West

02:17 [BBC: Health] Wii games 'help control diabetes'

02:22 [Topix Activism News] Madiba

02:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Senate Republicans Block More Obama Nominees

02:24 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Sound of Music' actress dead at 91

02:24 [CNN: Entertainment] AFI's best movies, TV of 2013

02:25 [AL JAZEERA] New American Airlines emerges as top carrier

02:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Road Tripping

02:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Abbott on a Holden warpath

02:26 [Reuters] Palestinians say Kerry appeasing Israel over Iran at their expense

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Lawmakers pass more blame than bills

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Next deadline nears

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Grand bargain to avoid another shutdown?

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Funeral poses security concerns

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Four presidents head to funeral

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Why is Ted Cruz going to Mandela's memorial service?

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Ex-San Diego mayor sentenced to home confinement

02:27 [Fox News: politics] Florida Democratic congressman loses $18 millon in scheme

02:28 [Slashdot] Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject

02:33 [The Independent] Satyajit Das: Beware, Ms Merkel, Germany’s economy is not as strong as it seems

02:33 [The Independent] Finally a deal, of sorts, is close on the US debt crisis

02:33 [The Independent] James Moore: Back-to-the-future banking on the cards at HSBC – or is that Midland?

02:33 [The Independent] Market Report: Traders were not willing to place bets and the market flatlined

02:33 [The Independent] Lloyds sells shares in booming St James’s Place

02:33 [CNN: Politics] How the American Dream got downsized

02:37 [zero hedge] Math For American Politicians

02:40 [Global Voices] Mandela: Friend of Timor Leste and Indonesian Batik Fashion Icon

02:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] IT minister's Hotmail email fail

02:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] Childcare staff asked to give back wage rise

02:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] Abbott on warpath with Holden

02:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] How to work just three days

02:43 [CNN] Mexico: Suspects detained in radioactive truck heist

02:47 [Raw Story] U.S. sells last shares in General Motors and ends bailout

02:48 [The Independent] Government shelves EU immigration report because it is too positive

02:52 [Deutsche Welle] World leaders, mourners gather to remember South Africa's Nelson Mandela

02:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Brodsky: The Tea Party Gets It Right; Atlanta's Baseball Boondoggle

02:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Now you see him, now you don't

02:57 [Voice of America] VOA News: World Leaders to Speak at Mandela Memorial

02:58 [CNN: Politics] Why is Cruz going to South Africa?

02:58 [CNN: Politics] Grand bargain to avoid shutdown?

02:58 [CNN: Politics] Deadlines crashed, holidays trashed

03:01 [Disinformation] Bank Tellers Rely On Public Assistance, Too

03:03 [CNN: Politics] Cruz heads to South Africa

03:03 [CNN: Politics] A grand bargain?

03:03 [CNN: Politics] Will deadlines trash holidays?

03:05 [CBC: politics] Canada set up spy posts around the world for the NSA

03:09 [NPR] Israel, Jordan, Palestinians Strike Water-Sharing Deal

03:12 [CNET News] Nightly CyanogenMod tightens SMS security

03:12 [CNET News] Congress: Undetectable 3D-printed guns are still illegal

03:12 [CNN: Politics] Ted Cruz heads to South Africa

03:12 [zero hedge] 37 Reasons Why "The Economic Recovery Of 2013" Is A Giant Lie

03:17 [Raw Story] Joe Biden urges Ukrainian president to ‘de-escalate the situation’ with pro-E.U. protesters

03:28 [CNN] Elderly Japanese keep ambition alive

03:31 [CNN] Two charged in slaying of Iraq war vet who wanted to buy iPad

03:32 [Raw Story] Alan Grayson swindled out of millions — again

03:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Steve Stockman To Challenge John Cornyn For U.S. Senate Seat

03:35 [Global Voices] “Digital Hooligans” from Iran Attack Messi's Facebook

03:36 [BBC: Technology] Google lets users create Street View

03:37 [zero hedge] David Stockman Rages Market "Valuation Has Lost Any Anchor To The Real World"

03:39 [Voice of America] Reuters: Scientists: Record Low Temperature Recorded in Antarctica

03:44 [CNN] George Zimmerman's girlfriend wants case dropped, document says

03:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Husband made false confession about killing wife, court told

03:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tragedy for UNSW student

03:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] FACS: 83 child deaths in 2012

03:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Childcare staff urged to give back pay rise

03:46 [Fox News: politics] GOP Rep. Stockman surprises by challenging Cornyn in Texas US Senate race

03:50 [Fox News] Rising crime, pot use tests Seattle /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:50 [Fox News] CONTRACEPTIVE FIGHT Religious groups challenge mandate in federal court /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:50 [Fox News] 'POLITICS OF SECURITY' Ego minefield faces Secret Service at Mandela site /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:50 [Fox News] HERO TEEN KILLED Indiana girl who saved others in 2010 fatally shot

03:50 [Fox News] 'VERY EARTH-LIKE' Lake could have supported life on Mars, evidence says

03:57 [Raw Story] Venezuela floats chance of gasoline price hike

03:59 [AL JAZEERA] Tech companies pressure Obama over NSA

03:59 [Guardian] Canada to claim north pole as its own

04:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lina Esco: Why I Made a Film Called Free the Nipple and Why I'm Being Censored in America

04:02 [Moral Low Ground] Palestinian Child Wajih Wajdi al-Ramahi Shot Dead by Israeli Sniper in Illegally-Occupied West Bank

04:03 [CNET News] Google now lets photographers create own Street View tours

04:05 [Telegraph] Congress renews ban on plastic guns

04:08 [zero hedge] Abe Approval Rating Plunges (But Japan Is Not Venezuela, Yet)

04:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maureen Ryan: 'Sleepy Hollow' News: Head Honcho On What's Next For Ichabod, Abbie And The Horseman

04:15 [Global Voices] Introducing the Blogosphere of Russia’s North Caucasus

04:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Murdoch insult buried in his own paper

04:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] $500 million betting club with no bets

04:15 [Fox News: politics] GOP blocks group of mostly minor Obama nominees in Senate

04:17 [Raw Story] Three million Greeks cut off from country’s health insurance plan

04:17 [Voice of America] World Leaders To Speak At Mandela Memorial

04:18 [CNN] Extreme cold raises fears for 2 adults, 4 children missing in Nevada

04:19 [AL JAZEERA] World unites for Mandela memorial

04:20 [Global Voices] The Caucasus Network: Special Forces Blogger, Hard Ingush

04:24 [Slashdot] Firefox Gains Support for VP9 Video Codec

04:27 [Moral Low Ground] Sonic Apologizes for Racist Sign in Front of Kansas City-Area Restaurant

04:33 [CNET News] Facebook to explore Artificial Intelligence in new lab

04:37 [Raw Story] Ex-San Diego mayor Filner escapes jail over sexual harassment charges

04:37 [zero hedge] The 10 Worst Economic Predictions Ever

04:38 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

04:38 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:42 [The Hindu - News] 10 years on, Kannada Wikipedia lags

04:42 [Truthdig] Another Casualty of L.A.‘s Cultural Indifference?

04:46 [CBC: politics] MP Charmaine Borg hits back at senator's 'misogynistic' letter

04:46 [The Hindu - News] Raking in the digital moolah

04:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'He took me to unsafe places so he could molest me'

04:48 [The Hindu - News] SAP Tech Ed gets under way tomorrow

04:48 [The Hindu - News] The power of R

04:50 [The Hindu - News] US to join French military intervention in CAR

04:52 [Raw Story] Newton’s bereaved set up tribute site for Sandy Hook shooting victims

04:54 [BBC: Education] Ego-boosts 'drive up boys' results'

04:56 [The Hindu - News] BJP eyeing bigger role in State

04:57 [Deutsche Welle] US to support airlifting AU peacekeepers to Central African Republic

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Ranjan Mathai takes over as new Indian envoy to UK

05:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] English cricket team hit for six

05:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas jet forced to turn back

05:02 [Truthdig] Another Casualty of L.A.’s Cultural Indifference?

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Singapore bans alcohol in Sunday riot area

05:02 [The Hindu - News] 2,245 km of rural roads to be upgraded

05:05 [The Hindu - News] KSRTC to launch grievance cell

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Kannada cultural meet in Kenya

05:07 [The Hindu - News] ‘Construction of commercial shops on Jamia Masjid land legal’

05:07 [OpEdNews] Dear Mayor Bloomberg, Thank You, But No Thank You

05:07 [Big Think] Satan Is Comin' to Town

05:07 [CNN] Chimpanzee personhood effort fails first legal tests in New York

05:09 [The Hindu - News] BJP on a door-to-door drive to consolidate vote bank

05:09 [The Hindu - News] ‘Remove encroachment’

05:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: Operation Christmas Drop Delivers Holiday Cheer To Micronesian Islands

05:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: John Kerry Heads To Mideast To Resume Talks With Israel, Palestine

05:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: John Podesta, Former Clinton Chief Of Staff, To Join Obama: Report

05:13 [Fox News: politics] Ex-Bell city manager guilty on 11 counts in corruption case

05:17 [Raw Story] Heroic teen, 16, and toddler, 3, killed in accidental shootings a day apart in Indy area

05:17 [Raw Story] Spanish journalists held by Al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria

05:17 [Truthdig] Winning Issues: Minimum Wage vs Obamacare

05:20 [Fox News] 'Factor' crashes Key West

05:20 [Fox News] Ancient estate found in Israel

05:20 [Fox News] Don't be a stupid traveler

05:21 [The Hindu - News] Departments in a tussle over release of funds

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Petition against temple dismissed

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Protest by MKU students, faculty continues

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery issue: Ministers, legal team to meet on Dec. 16

05:25 [The Hindu - News] Recruitment order for 642 veterinary inspectors soon

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Stir against manual scavenging

05:27 [The Hindu - News] ‘Tour of Nilgiris’ to start on Dec. 16

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Kalamandira to get a facelift in January

05:27 [The Hindu - News] After Delhi, AAP to focus on Mumbai

05:29 [The Hindu - News] ‘Don’t succumb to pressure to open up Bandipur highway’

05:29 [The Hindu - News] Freedom fighter cremated with State honours

05:32 [Reuters: politics] Florida congressman loses $18 million in loan scheme

05:33 [The Hindu - News] Pilot project on renovation of ramparts of Srirangam temple begins

05:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] WestConnex's 'pipe dream'

05:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] Black magic abuser loses appeal

05:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] English team hit for six

05:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] Give back pay rise, staff urged

05:35 [The Hindu - News] Shiradi Ghat stretch to get a Rs. 94-crore facelift

05:35 [The Hindu - News] Bumpy Bajal road sparks off protest

05:37 [The Hindu - News] KMC faces Rs. 3.5 cr. fine for power sharing

05:39 [The Hindu - News] Flyover spans collapse, no casualties

05:39 [Telegraph] Iranian foreign minster warns Geneva nuclear deal is 'dead' if US passes new sanctions

05:40 [AntiWar] 43 Killed, 60 Wounded in Ongoing Iraq Attacks

05:42 [Anarchist news] Occupy Bank Of America Headquarters( Mayday 2014)

05:42 [OpEdNews] Is it time for teachers to be revolting?

05:42 [CNN] China expresses regret over expanded South Korean air zone

05:43 [CNET News] Justice Dept. probing alleged sales of Dell computers to Syria

05:45 [The Hindu - News] Accused arrested, ornaments recovered

05:45 [The Hindu - News] Trinamool asks Justice Ganguly to step down on Human Rights Day

05:45 [The Hindu - News] AAP MLA booked on molestation charge

05:47 [Raw Story] Five men arrested in Mexican radioactive material theft

05:47 [The Hindu - News] A new cap for a new beginning

05:49 [The Hindu - News] AAP finishes second in 20 constituencies

05:49 [The Hindu - News] Civil services aspirants protest against examination changes

05:51 [CNN: Money] Lululemon close to CEO announcement

05:52 [CNET News] iPhone 5S and 5C come to Walmart's no-contract plans

05:52 [OpEdNews] Mandela

05:55 [Slate Magazine] All I Want for Christmas Is a New Christmas Song

05:56 [The Hindu - News] Steps afoot to improve pass percentage in Agency schools

05:57 [OpEdNews] Catalyst Capital Group Inc - Not the smartest guys in the room!

05:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joanna Zelman: Nelson Mandela Memorial Draws Mourners And Leaders From Around The World

05:57 [Reuters] North Korea's 'reign of terror' worries South's leader

05:57 [Voice of America] China's State Media Under Fire for Arguing Benefits of Smog

06:00 [The Hindu - News] CM inaugurates 22 hostels

06:00 [AntiWar] Drone Killings Show Numbers, Not Bodies

06:02 [OpEdNews] ALEC Claims to Control 100% of Iowa's & South Dakota's State Legislatures

06:03 [Voice of America] Thai PM Will Not Step Down Before Elections

06:06 [The Hindu - News] Plea to relocate Tasmac outlet

06:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Chris Christie Administration In A Jam Over Charges Of Using Busiest U.S. Bridge In Political Payback

06:07 [OpEdNews] High-Carb Diets Improve Blood Sugar Control

06:08 [The Hindu - News] Researchers to do gene transfer to build saline resistance in rice

06:10 [The Hindu - News] Supply constraints may force Milma to perk up milk prices

06:10 [The Hindu - News] Speedsters will be booked, warns Aryadan

06:10 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate extends gun ban; rejects bid address 3-D plastic firearms

06:12 [The Hindu - News] HC asks civic body to take up Pachalam ROB issue with govt.

06:12 [The Hindu - News] Insurance sector staff seeks MP’s support

06:13 [Mother Jones] New Study Says Poverty Rate Hasn't Budged For 40 Years /files/blog_poverty_spm.jpg

06:16 [BBC: Health] Ketamine 'should be made Class B'

06:16 [The Hindu - News] Banker’s Quotient Academy to train 5,000 bankers

06:17 [Big Think] How to Optimize Your Health: Start By Analyzing Your Habits

06:20 [CNN] Caroline Kennedy meets atomic bomb survivors in Nagasaki

06:22 [Slashdot] Amazon Uses Robots To Speed Up Human 'Pickers' In Fulfillment Centers

06:23 [Fin24 News] Rupert, top wine producers form new body

06:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Prospects Dim For Fast Renewal Of Unemployment Benefits

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Tribal people oppose setting up of firing range

06:25 [Telegraph] India-Pakistan nuclear war could 'end human civilisation'

06:25 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial: order of service

06:30 [AntiWar] Call Hamid Karzai’s Bluff

06:31 [The Hindu - News] Fakruddin produced in court

06:31 [CNN] Colorado town to vote on drone ordinance

06:33 [The Hindu - News] Pranab in South Africa to attend Mandela’s memorial service

06:35 [CNN] Nelson Mandela memorial: Snipers, troops stand guard

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Fast-disappearing cinema halls

06:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Olympian, lover and a baby

06:41 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain jails 12 Shiite activists over attack on police

06:42 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart on the benefits of NSA surveillance: If you like your spy, you can keep your spy

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Kottapparambu hospital wins NABH honour

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Farmers ignore DPCs, sell their produce directly

06:43 [Fox News: politics] Religious organizations challenge contraception mandate in federal court

06:43 [Fox News: politics] Seattle facing rift between police and politicians over jump in crime, open pot smoking

06:44 [Voice of America] South Korea: North Korean Leader Conducting "Reign of Terror"

06:44 [Voice of America] Margaret Besheer: UN Marks 20th Anniversary of Human Rights Declaration

06:45 [The Hindu - News] VCK cadres lay siege to collectorate

06:51 [The Hindu - News] Mizoram elections: Congress to elect party chief tomorrow

06:52 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian conflict opens new trade routes

06:53 [Guardian] Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro removed

06:57 [CNN] Chemical weapons group OPCW gets Nobel Peace Prize for work in Syria

06:57 [The Hindu - News] A burst of colour and enthusiasm on stage

06:59 [Reuters] China November factory output up 10 percent year-on-year, retail sales up 13.7 percent

07:00 [AL JAZEERA] US orders airlift for African troops to CAR

07:01 [The Hindu - News] Save energy campaign booth opened at junction

07:07 [OpEdNews] New Evidence of Contra-Cocaine Scandal

07:08 [Voice of America] Sharon Behn: Afghanistan Faces Crucial Year of Elections, Security Transition

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Raje’s cabinet to be sworn in on Friday

07:12 [Voice of America] U.S. Calls on China to Release Nobel Laureate

07:13 [Moral Low Ground] Japan’s New State Secrecy Law Threatens Public Accountability

07:16 [The Hindu - News] Both houses of parliament adjourned till 12 noon

07:16 [The Hindu - News] Writers’ role in addressing social issues underlined

07:17 [Raw Story] Rachel Maddow: Was Chris Christie enough of a bully to shut down a bridge to spite a mayor?

07:18 [The Hindu - News] Special children get it all right in quiz

07:20 [AL JAZEERA] Mourners gather for Mandela memorial

07:22 [CNN] 14 unexpected hotel perks across Latin America

07:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas superjumbo forced to turn back

07:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Truss demands verdict from Holden

07:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. set to adopt Volcker rule to curb bank trading gambles

07:25 [Reuters: politics] Former Clinton aide Podesta joining White House to advise Obama: source

07:26 [The Hindu - News] NECC to change egg price fixation pattern from Jan. 1

07:26 [The Hindu - News] A library in its last chapter

07:28 [Reuters] World leaders, singing crowds gather for Mandela memorial

07:28 [Telegraph] Councils in popular areas should build more homes to stop house prices rising, Nick Boles says

07:28 [Telegraph] Nationalist anger at supermarkets over independence food price warning

07:28 [Telegraph] David Cameron angers Tory Right by leaving Britain's EU renegotiations to the Foreign Office

07:28 [Telegraph] Science minister David Willetts: Britain can help build a moon base and send a manned mission to Mars

07:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Athani’ flats allotment to start from January 2014

07:30 [CNN] Opinion: A nuclear threat far greater than Iran

07:30 [The Hindu - News] The different stories behind translations

07:30 [The Hindu - News] Ryots asked to focus on organic crops

07:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kathleen Miles: Mom With Cerebral Palsy Transformed By Pot (VIDEO)

07:37 [BBC: Science & Environment] Countdown begins for comet chaser

07:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] Asylum route open for business, say smugglers

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Be wary of Ponzi schemes, cautions CP

07:43 [Moral Low Ground] America, Genocide, and the “National Interest”

07:44 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela in pictures: Memorial service for former South African president

07:47 [The Hindu - News] City MLAs vow to oppose State bifurcation in Assembly

07:47 [CNET News] New House bill seeks to ban in-flight cell phone calls

07:50 [Fox News] Religious groups mount challenge to ObamaCare contraception rule /i/redes/icon-video.gif

07:50 [Fox News] GOING TO POT? Seattle rift between cops and pols over crime, weed /i/redes/icon-video.gif

07:55 [The Hindu - News] Strive for rooting out corruption: Collector

07:55 [The Hindu - News] SC limits use of red beacons

07:55 [The Hindu - News] Students form human chain

07:58 [Telegraph] End postcode lottery of cancer care, say MPs

08:00 [Fin24 News] SKA mulls structure change - report

08:03 [The Hindu - News] Call for early detection of cancer among rural women

08:05 [Pravda] USA sends Canada to conquer the Arctic

08:07 [The Hindu - News] Plea to protect natural resources of coastal area

08:09 [The Hindu - News] New tourist amenities at Parassala

08:11 [The Hindu - News] Mosquito-control measures on, court told

08:12 [Voice of America] Mourners Gather to Honor South Africa's Mandela

08:13 [Reuters] Tearful Thai PM urges protesters to take part in election

08:13 [The Hindu - News] Bid to break Guinness record by narrating jokes

08:13 [The Hindu - News] A sublime confluence

08:14 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela's memorial service: live updates

08:14 [The Independent] In pictures: South Africans gather for Nelson Mandela memorial service in Soweto

08:15 [The Hindu - News] Five injured in suspected cylinder blast in Bangalore

08:15 [The Hindu - News] A well-aimed stone at the caste system

08:17 [The Hindu - News] Two die in ‘suicide pact’, one survives

08:19 [Reuters] China November data shows economy on track for 2013 target

08:23 [The Hindu - News] CPI (M) wants govt. to take control of Chidambaram temple

08:24 [Fin24 News] Rain dampens stall operators' hopes

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Anna Hazare begins indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill

08:28 [Fin24 News] Stall operators wait for mourners

08:29 [Financial Times] US budget deal threatened by party politics

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Sundarnath Suvarna is no more

08:30 [Financial Times] Oligarchs key to Ukraine power struggle

08:30 [Financial Times] Alleged coup plotter freed in Turkey

08:30 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela in pictures: Memorial service for former South African leader

08:30 [Telegraph] Thief caught prowling around sleeping pensioner

08:30 [Telegraph] Sir David Attenborough: The world wouldn't change hugely if the panda was extinct

08:30 [Telegraph] War veteran dies after beating in NHS hospital

08:30 [Telegraph] Lesley Manville: Susan Boyle's film cameo is 'disturbing'

08:30 [Telegraph] Julie Walters: Educating Rita still inspires breakups

08:30 [Telegraph] New shale gas drilling areas to be revealed as communities promised £100,000 benefits for fracking

08:30 [Telegraph] Taking photographs ruins the memory, research finds

08:30 [Telegraph] 500 of world's leading authors condemn scale of state surveillance

08:30 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial guest list

08:30 [Telegraph] Tens of thousands harmed in hospital by IV drip blunders

08:32 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:38 [CNN] Extreme cold raises fears for 2 adults, 4 children missing in Nevada

08:47 [Deutsche Welle] Thailand's prime minister rejects protesters' demand to step down

08:52 [Reuters] China's 2014 growth in focus as leaders met on reform plans

08:53 [Pravda] China breathes fire on Ukraine's Crimea

08:56 [Voice of America] Mourners Gather to Honor South Africa's Mandela

08:56 [BBC: Education] Concerns over lab animal treatment

08:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] Concerns over lab animal treatment

08:59 [Financial Times] Thousands gather for Mandela service

09:02 [AL JAZEERA] Thai PM refuses to step down

09:02 [Telegraph] Primary school pupils sing for a new playground

09:02 [Fin24 News] SA buyers eye property in Spain, UK

09:06 [The Hindu - News] No support to BJP or Cong: AAP

09:09 [BBC: Technology] Coach crash eye tracker tested

09:12 [AL JAZEERA] Antarctic temperature hits record low

09:12 [CNET News] Enter for a chance to win big in CNET's Winner Wonderland Sweeps

09:18 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial service latest: world leaders and mourners gather to say final goodbye

09:18 [Guardian] French soldiers killed in Central African Republic, reports say

09:20 [CNN: Money] More firms get perfect gay rights score

09:21 [CNN: Crime] Chimpanzee personhood effort fails first legal tests in New York

09:21 [CNN: Crime] Zimmerman's girlfriend says he doesn't pose a threat to her

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Denied job, widow abandons children

09:23 [Slashdot] Affordable 3D Metal Printer Developed Based on RepRap

09:27 [BBC: Also in the news] Italian lovers lure eavesdroppers

09:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Comic Relief invested in arms trade

09:28 [Reuters] Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: researcher

09:29 [CNN] U.S. military aircraft to aid Central African Republic mission

09:31 [Guardian] French soldiers killed in Central African Republic

09:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] The last time MPs worked at Christmas ...

09:32 [Telegraph] Whitehall summit after football match-fixing allegations

09:33 [Fox News: politics] Former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta will reportedly join Obama White House

09:34 [BBC: Entertainment] Drama recreates 'crime of the century'

09:39 [Fin24 News] Stocks edge higher, euro scales heights

09:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: Researcher: Chinese Hackers Spied on Europeans Before G20 Meeting

09:46 [AL JAZEERA] French president to visit C. African Republic

09:48 [Deutsche Welle] Mourners stream into FNB Stadium for Mandela Memorial Service

09:48 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela memorial service: Tens of thousands gather in Johannesburg

09:49 [Telegraph] Nobel prize winner accuses scientific journals of 'tyranny'

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra to table Adarsh report in winter session

09:51 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Still Playing Catch-up in Asia

09:52 [New Statesman] Flat-footed Cameron is being outmanoeuvred by Miliband on MPs' pay

09:54 [Voice of America] 2 French Soldiers Killed in Central African Republic

10:04 [CNN: Money] Victoria's Secret model's 3-D printed wings

10:04 [CNN: Money] 6 ways you can use 3-D printers

10:04 [Reuters] Leaders gather, thousands sing in rain in farewell to Mandela

10:10 [The Hindu - News] Fire mishap in Guntur jute mill

10:10 [BBC: Entertainment] Sound of Music actress dies at 91

10:12 [Voice of America] VOA News: Two French Soldiers Killed in Central African Republic

10:16 [The Hindu - News] Govt is taking sincere steps to pass Lokpal Bill: Narayanasamy

10:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Scots botanist missing in Vietnam

10:18 [The Hindu - News] Pak’s new army chief visits LoC

10:19 [The Independent] The Sound of Music actress Eleanor Parker dies aged 91

10:21 [Financial Times] Riot police clash with protesters in Kiev

10:22 [The Hindu - News] Pandemonium in Rajya Sabha over tabling of JPC report on 2G scam

10:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sludge dump for reef approved

10:24 [The Hindu - News] Jailed sailor James’ family meets PM

10:25 [Fin24 News] Fastjet slams SA red tape, protectionism

10:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Liu Xiaobo Detention: U.S. Calls For Release Of Nobel Laureate

10:26 [Fox News: politics] Joint Chiefs of Staff chair presses Congress to act on defense bill

10:27 [CNN] Deep freeze fails to deter pro-West demonstrators in Kiev, Ukraine

10:29 [Guardian] World's leading author: state surveillance of personal data is theft

10:29 [Guardian] EU ministers seek progress on banking union; UK manufacturing data awaited - business live

10:30 [The Hindu - News] Panruti Ramachandran quits Assembly, retires from politics

10:36 [BBC: Health] PIP boss jailed over breast implants

10:39 [NPR] Live Blog: Nelson Mandela's Memorial Service In South Africa

10:42 [BBC: Entertainment] Garth Brooks to go on world tour

10:43 [Guardian] EU ministers seek progress on banking union; UK manufacturing output rises - business live

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Coal India issues work order for 4 washeries

10:50 [Reuters] North Korea's "reign of terror" worries South's leader

10:50 [AL JAZEERA] Jordan cleric Abu Qatada denies guilt

10:50 [The Hindu - News] People have already expressed no-confidence against Centre: Mamata

10:50 [BBC: Education] Smallest school faces closure threat

10:51 [Topix Activism News] Student Internet Alliance fosters activism for freedom

10:51 [Telegraph] Are pilots too reliant on technology?

10:52 [AL JAZEERA] Thousands gather for Mandela memorial

10:52 [Voice of America] Tens of Thousands Gather for Mandela Memorial

10:53 [Fox News: politics] Florida Democratic congressman loses $18 million in scheme

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Govt to sell Hindustan Zinc stake through auction, Cabinet note soon

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Rainbow Nation bids adieu to Mandela with song and dance

10:57 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Where to make money in 2014

10:57 [CNN: Money] Air pollution clouds Shanghai

10:57 [CNN: Money] Homeless students seek holiday shelter

11:03 [Fox News: politics] Lifting the Veil: Why 2 reporters got access to Hillary

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Western envoys go to Kiev hoping to defuse crisis

11:07 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial service latest: world leaders and mourners gather to say final goodbye

11:07 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 10 December 2013

11:07 [Telegraph] Father warned he would be thrown out of hospital hours before son died after swallowing battery

11:07 [The Independent] War veteran 'beaten to death by dementia patient as he lay in a hospital bed'

11:07 [The Independent] Man jumps to his death after argument with girlfriend in Chinese shopping mall, state media say

11:07 [The Independent] Twitter shares near all-time high but billionaire founder Jack Dorsey couldn't care less

11:07 [The Independent] No laughing matter: Comic Relief invested in tobacco, alcohol and arms firms

11:08 [Deutsche Welle] China November factories and retail sales boost 4Q growth expectations

11:08 [Deutsche Welle] Faulty breast implant company founder Mas gets four years in jail

11:10 [NPR] WATCH: A Live Feed Of Nelson Mandela's Memorial Service

11:10 [AL JAZEERA] Thousands gather as Mandela memorial starts

11:10 [CNN: Money] Mandela memorial: World leaders gather

11:10 [CNN] 2 Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria, El Mundo says

11:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Murdoch slur in his own newspaper

11:11 [CNET News] VC Fred Wilson: Google Glass is like Apple's Newton

11:11 [The Hindu - News] 13 killed in road mishap in Uttarakhand

11:12 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Hustle' on AFI top 2013 films list

11:12 [Slashdot] Snowden Document Shows Canada Set Up Spy Posts For NSA

11:13 [Fin24 News] Millions in SA financially insecure - survey

11:16 [AL JAZEERA] US crash hearing probes auto-pilot reliance

11:19 [CNN: Money] Homeless college students seek shelter

11:20 [NPR] BP Argues Companies Are Unfairly Cashing In On 2010 Spill

11:20 [NPR] For Veterans, 'Bad Paper' Is A Catch-22 For Treatment

11:20 [NPR] Women Still Largely Absent From Corporate Boards

11:23 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. “Bullying” TPP Negotiators Amid Failure to Agree

11:23 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Indian Boys Get Lessons in Respect

11:23 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Ukraine Crackdown Turns Sinister

11:23 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Africa Prepares for Central African Republic Deployment

11:23 [The Independent] Leonardo DiCaprio starts whole new racing team to boost electric car sales

11:23 [The Independent] Video footage captures mountain goats’ miraculous escape from avalanche in French Alps

11:23 [The Independent] In pictures: Nelson Mandela memorial service in Soweto

11:23 [The Hindu - News] 2 French soldiers die in Central African Republic

11:23 [Telegraph] Fresh fears of crackdown as Chinese professor is fired for 'criticising Xi Jinping'

11:23 [Telegraph] Facebook's 25 most popular check-in sites

11:23 [Telegraph] Australia to establish shark 'kill zones' amid fears for safety of beaches

11:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rio under scrutiny after second spill revealed

11:27 [CNET News] Guy Kawasaki's social-media advice: repeat your tweet

11:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Comic Relief funds invested in arms

11:30 [CNN: Crime] Campus police officer kills student

11:30 [New Internationalist] Mandela, my hero!

11:31 [CNN: Politics] Report: NSA watching you on Xbox Live

11:33 [CNN: Entertainment] 'SNL' spoofs 'Sound of Music Live!'

11:36 [Reuters] Ukraine protesters hold firm, defy riot police

11:36 [msnbc: politics] President Obama recruits former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta

11:38 [The Independent] Ketamine ‘should be upgraded to a Class B drug’, Government advisors to say

11:38 [New Statesman] Sadiq Khan: MPs should tell IPSA we "reject your advice" over pay rise

11:44 [The Hindu - News] No suggestions received by committees on communal harmony: Akhilesh

11:52 [The Hindu - News] BJP ready fight polls again amid Congress olive branch to AAP

11:52 [The Hindu - News] No support to BJP or Congress: AAP

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Hyderabad

11:54 [The Independent] Jesus Christ named history's most successful meme

11:54 [The Independent] The Ten Coldest Places on Earth

11:55 [Telegraph] Big Six accused of 'green murder' as SSE becomes only second to pass on green savings

12:01 [Slate Magazine] When Heddy Met Sarry

12:02 [AL JAZEERA] Dutch couple held hostage released in Yemen

12:02 [The Hindu - News] Visit to Pizza Hut

12:02 [The Hindu - News] I love you mom

12:03 [Deutsche Welle] 'At the floodgates' of a solar energy boom

12:03 [Deutsche Welle] Blockades removed but pro-Europe protesters remain on streets of Kyiv

12:03 [New Statesman] The coalition’s "tougher stance" on immigration is causing cold-blooded tragedy

12:04 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: North Kannada

12:04 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Mysore

12:05 [Pravda] Edward Snowden can be kidnapped from Russia?

12:07 [CNN] 'Perfectionist' Charlie Chaplin demanded 342 takes for one movie scene

12:07 [CNN] Ray Kurzweil: This is your future

12:10 [The Independent] PIP breast implant boss Jean-Claude Mas jailed for four years in France

12:10 [The Hindu - News] What's on - Delhi

12:13 [Mother Jones] Dwarf-Tossing, Three-Way with Teen Employee Never Happened, Says Real "Wolf of Wall Street" Exec /files/Screen%20Shot%202013-11-20%20at%204.34.27%20PM.png

12:13 [Mother Jones] At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown. /files/newtown-inline-01_1.png

12:13 [Mother Jones] These Are the 194 Children Killed by Guns Since Newtown

12:13 [Mother Jones] Report: Most Tax-Based College Aid Goes to the Least Needy Families

12:13 [Mother Jones] Will the Supreme Court Force Immigrants to Leave Their Children Behind?

12:13 [Mother Jones] This Hedge Fund Has Made a Killing on Bushmaster Assault Rifles

12:13 [Mother Jones] Remembering Nelson Mandela and His Fight for Climate Justice

12:13 [Mother Jones] Children Killed by Guns Since Newtown: Data from Mother Jones' Investigation

12:13 [Mother Jones] How Vulnerable Is a Congressman Without Health Insurance?

12:13 [Fox News: politics] Senators prepare new sanctions against Iran

12:14 [AL JAZEERA] The world bids farewell to Mandela

12:14 [The Hindu - News] Autumn leaves

12:14 [The Hindu - News] Darkness falls

12:16 [The Hindu - News] Sports matter

12:16 [The Hindu - News] CPI (M) demands CBI probe into Saradha scam

12:16 [The Hindu - News] Srikantadatta Wadiyar dies of cardiac arrest

12:16 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Kerala

12:17 [Reuters: politics] A year after Newtown, Biden announces more mental health funding

12:18 [Financial Times] Thousands brave rain for Mandela service

12:18 [The Hindu - News] Keep growing

12:23 [CNN] World leaders join singing crowds for Mandela memorial

12:23 [CNN] 'I have 29 children': The 'mothers' to Ethiopia's most vulnerable kids

12:23 [Fox News] World leaders gather to honor Mandela /i/redes/icon-slideshow.gif

12:23 [Fox News] CONTRACEPTION FIGHT Religious groups challenge mandate in federal court /i/redes/icon-video.gif

12:23 [Fox News] STOCK SWINDLE Florida Dem Alan Grayson loses millions to schemer

12:23 [Fox News] LOST IN THE SNOWSearch intensifies for Nev. couple, 4 kids in mountains

12:23 [New Statesman] From Morning to Midnight: a fiercely anti-Naturalistic epitome of the Expressionist style

12:25 [The Independent] Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell cleared over M5 crash deaths

12:25 [The Independent] Stab victim only noticed knife in his back after a good night's sleep, police say

12:25 [The Independent] Britain's pensions system failing consumers, experts warn

12:25 [The Independent] Scientists record new coldest temperature on Earth on the East Antarctic Plateau

12:26 [Telegraph] Abu Qatada claims he is 'innocent' as he appears in court in Jordan

12:28 [Reuters] Spanish journalist, photographer kidnapped in Syria

12:28 [Reuters] Ukraine protesters hold firm as U.S., EU step up diplomacy

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Road blockade hits traffic on Mumbai-Agra highway

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Blockade against power tariff hike hits traffic on Mumbai-Agra highway

12:34 [The Atlantic: Politics] How President Obama Misled Chris Matthews About NSA Surveillance

12:34 [BBC: Science & Environment] Peter Higgs to receive Nobel medal

12:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Barack Obama Remembers Nelson Mandela, His Legacy (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

12:38 [New Statesman] Why Mandela’s Communist Party membership is important

12:41 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela memorial: South Africans join world leaders for 'biggest funeral send-off in decades'

12:42 [BBC: Health] Exercise 'cuts risk of dementia'

12:43 [Deutsche Welle] US turns its back on Afghan interpreters

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Beat Street

12:44 [BBC: Health] Jail sentence for PIP implant boss

12:44 [Fin24 News] Live your life message

12:47 [BBC: Also in the news] China: Stepping up invisibility research

12:48 [Global Voices] Prison for Homeless Man Carrying Cleaning Products During Protests in Brazil

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Word for word

12:50 [CNN] 2 Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria, newspaper says

12:50 [CNET News] Evernote Market hits $1 million revenue in its first month

12:52 [Reuters: politics] Obama shakes hand of Cuba's Raul Castro at Mandela memorial

12:55 [The Hindu - News] Berry happy

12:55 [The Hindu - News] LPG price hiked by Rs. 3.46 per cylinder

12:55 [The Hindu - News] CERC draft tariff norms make it tougher for power PSUs

12:56 [Telegraph] French soldiers die on peace-keeping mission to Central African Republic

12:56 [zero hedge] CFTC Cancels Volcker Rule Meeting Due To "Inclement Weather"

12:57 [The Independent] Carpetright's turnaround floored as profit and revenue fell in the first half

12:57 [The Independent] Planes unable to land at Stansted Airport due to technical fault

12:58 [Deutsche Welle] With revenge porn, 'they're trying to ruin someone's life'

12:59 [New Statesman] Full text: Barack Obama's tribute at Nelson Mandela memorial

12:59 [CBC: politics] Nelson Mandela: Memorial underway in South Africa

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Hemant Soren faces flak over riverbed auctions for sand

13:00 [CNN: Money] Lululemon picks its new CEO

13:00 [Guardian] Italian economy stops shrinking; UK manufacturing output rises - business live

13:01 [The Hindu - News] Armed with positivity

13:02 [Guardian] War veteran dies after hospital assault by dementia patient

13:03 [CNET News] Get ready for Uber to move from car service to delivery service

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Chandrasekhar Rao writes to Manmohan on Telangana

13:04 [CNN] Founder of French breast implant firm PIP sent to prison

13:05 [The Hindu - News] An emoticon for every mood

13:07 [Voice of America] Nobel Prizes Awarded in Oslo, Stockholm

13:10 [The Hindu - News] The big move

13:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections and clarifications — December 11, 2013

13:11 [CNET News] Adobe photography promotion lures new subscribers, says survey

13:11 [Slate Magazine] Slate’s Favorite Recipes of the Year

13:12 [Telegraph] How to create a Christmas card like Nick Clegg's

13:12 [Telegraph] Children are watching 70 payday loan ads a year on TV, new report reveals

13:12 [Telegraph] Stansted Airport flights diverted after incoming private jet damages landing system

13:12 [BBC: Science & Environment] Scramble for cash as farm subsidies pot shrinks

13:12 [Raw Story] Radical cleric Abu Qatada denies guilt as trial begins on terror charges

13:13 [The Independent] Costa Coffee and Premier Inn boost sales at Whitbread

13:13 [The Independent] Australia shark hunting scheme will see any going near popular beaches caught and killed

13:14 [Reuters] World leaders, South Africans say rainy, raucous farewell to Mandela

13:17 [Raw Story] Switzerland wants to keep your ‘precious’ personal data safe from prying eyes

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at Mandela memorial

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Miles to go on a bike

13:19 [CNN: Money] Save for retirement or pay for your kid's college?

13:20 [Reuters] Obama, Castro shake hands as world says farewell to Mandela

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Corrupt govt. servants to regain seniority after punishment: Centre

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Lots to look out for

13:25 [NPR] Honoring Mandela, In Gestures Large And Small

13:25 [NPR] France: Man Who Sold Faulty Breast Implants Gets Jail Term

13:27 [Reuters] U.N. plans first aid airlift to Syria from Iraq as winter grips

13:28 [Guardian] Iain Duncan Smith's Commons statement on universal credit: Politics live blog

13:29 [CNN: Health] 8 sneaky things that may feed obesity

13:29 [CNN: Health] Paraplegic loses 275 lbs

13:29 [CNN: Health] 8 sneaky things that make you fat

13:29 [The Independent] TUI Travel profits rise driven by all-inclusive package holidays

13:30 [CNN] 8 sneaky things that may feed obesity

13:32 [The Hindu - News] BJP ready to fight polls again amid Congress olive branch to AAP

13:32 [BBC: Technology] China hackers 'hit EU ministries'

13:32 [BBC: Technology] Snapchat files for restraining order

13:32 [Fin24 News] Uptick in factory output

13:33 [Deutsche Welle] France suffers first casualties of CAR mission, Hollande to visit Bangui

13:34 [BBC: Education] Lack of exercise is 'child neglect'

13:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Swanson: Support For Tougher Gun Laws Fades, Poll Finds

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Beaches as landmarks of lives

13:39 [New Statesman] How to drain the poison from the MPs' pay debate

13:40 [NPR] LISTEN: President Obama Delivers A Eulogy For Nelson Mandela

13:41 [] Will Karabakh “Join” Russia’s Customs Union?

13:42 [Raw Story] South African President Jacob Zuma repeatedly booed and heckled at Nelson Mandela’s funeral

13:42 [Raw Story] ‘MURDOCHISEVIL’ appears in News Corp newspaper wordsearch puzzle

13:43 [CNN] Friends: Student killed by officer was gentle; police: he hit officer

13:44 [The Independent] Informa returns to the UK after fleeing from Gordon Brown

13:44 [The Independent] In pictures: Volkswagen Brazil to cease production of the iconic Kombi

13:44 [The Independent] Barack Obama and Raoul Castro shake hands in rare gesture of reconciliation as world says farewell to Nelson Mandela

13:44 [The Independent] Rescue centre overrun by adorable seal pups after record flood surge batters east coast

13:44 [zero hedge] Futures Resume Overnight Levitation Mode

13:44 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 10

13:47 [Voice of America] Over 60,000 Pay Tribute to Mandela in Johannesburg

13:53 [Deutsche Welle] Asylum seekers not welcomed by Serbians

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Tales of Mars and Venus

13:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Dan Rather: CBS Has 'A Lot To Answer' About Lara Logan Scandal

13:59 [Pravda] Plastic films about plastic patriotism raise nothing but plastic feelings

13:59 [The Hindu - News] Rajiv case: Perarivalan's plea rejected

13:59 [Financial Times] Thousands pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

14:00 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial service: Obama eulogises 'giant of history'

14:01 [The Independent] UK wage rises set to lag behind European neighbours

14:05 [Reuters] Thai PM urges protesters to take part in election

14:06 [CNN: Politics] The Presidents' Club

14:06 [CNN: Politics] Mandela memorial: Snipers, troops stand guard

14:06 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Human Rights Project: Determined by the Needs of the Powerful

14:06 [Slate Magazine] The Best Movies of 2013

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Rocking with the Wolff

14:07 [Raw Story] Watch: In eulogy, Obama calls Nelson Mandela ‘a giant of history’

14:09 [The Hindu - News] Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro at Mandela memorial

14:10 [CNET News] iPhone 5S now ships within 24 hours from Apple

14:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Bradley: Mandela: Remembering It Took a Very Long Time to Do the Obvious

14:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grenoble: Adorable 6-Year-Old Is Here To Save NASA (VIDEO)

14:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Katherine Clark, Frank Addivinola Make Final Appeal In Massachusetts Special Congressional Race

14:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Shakes Hands With Raul Castro

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Kids crack a whodunnit

14:12 [CNN: Money] Kia Cadenza: A pleasant surprise

14:13 [Voice of America] Weapons Watchdog Receives Nobel Peace Prize

14:14 [Slashdot] US Treasury Completes Bailout of General Motors

14:14 [Telegraph] Tulisa Contostavlos charged with drug offences

14:16 [CNN: Technology] Where they found the 'god particle'

14:16 [CNN: Technology] Seacrest wants to pimp your iPhone

14:17 [Reuters] France says troop levels sufficient in Central African Republic

14:17 [Reuters] Obama, Castro shake hands as world says farewell to peacemaker Mandela

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Blame game in Congress over Delhi poll debacle

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Obama urges world to act on Mandela legacy

14:19 [CNN] Mandela Memorial: World honors anti-apartheid icon

14:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Authors call for 'digital rights'

14:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Norton warned over Aids Day ribbon

14:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Bill O'Reilly Freaks Out About Denver Post Pot Editor

14:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: One Year After Newtown, Joe Biden Pledges To Boost Mental Health Services

14:21 [Fox News: politics] 1 year after Newtown, Biden to boost mental health

14:21 [CNN: Money] Stocks in holding pattern after gains

14:23 [The Hindu - News] All for the love of light

14:24 [Reuters] Two French soldiers killed in C. African Republic

14:25 [CNN] Nelson Mandela memorial: President Barack Obama pays tribute to Madiba

14:26 [AlterNet] Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher For Obtaining Marriage License

14:27 [Raw Story] Hey, Denver: It’s OK to smoke weed in your front yard or on a balcony

14:29 [CBC: politics] Barack Obama, Raul Castro shake hands at Mandela memorial

14:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: 5 Myths About Our Schools That Fall Apart When You Look Closer

14:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Senate Democrats Schedule Vote On Patricia Millett Nomination For Appeals Court

14:29 [Pravda] Nizhny Novgorod region conquers Korea

14:29 [Pravda] Nizhny Novgorod strengthening ties with Arabs

14:29 [New Statesman] Balls strengthens his position at Treasury questions

14:29 [The Hindu - News] Weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize

14:29 [The Hindu - News] Sex, laughter, videotapes

14:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: U.S. Cities Prepare For Climate Change Effects

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Courts: Chimps are not people

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Police describe how student slain by campus officer

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Friends devastated by killing of college student

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Two charged in slaying of Iraq war vet tried to buy iPad

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Did bride who pushed husband act in self-defense?

14:30 [CNN: Crime] Man killed trying to buy Christmas gift

14:30 [Reuters] Spanish writer, photographer kidnapped in Syria

14:31 [Voice of America] Over 60,000 Pay Tribute to Mandela in Johannesburg

14:31 [Fox News: politics] Obama shakes Raul Castro's hand at Mandela service

14:31 [Fox News: politics] Pennsylvania prepares to join scrum for Boeing work

14:32 [The Independent] Cold-tolerant super cockroach discovered in New York

14:32 [Raw Story] Why Is The Religious Right Intensifying Attacks On Women?

14:32 [Raw Story] Creationist home school curriculum isn’t just inaccurate — it’s really, really dumb

14:32 [Raw Story] Putin orders Russian military to boost presence in Arctic after Canada signalled intention to claim the North Pole

14:32 [Raw Story] Chemical watchdog OPCW accepts Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

14:34 [CNN: Politics] Obama on Mandela: 'A life unlike any other'

14:35 [CNN] German president will not attend Olympics in Russia

14:35 [CNN] Deadly train-car collision in Baltimore

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Suryanelli case: Bench declines to hear victim’s plea

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Jailed captain's family meets PM

14:37 [Raw Story] Obama shakes hands with Cuba’s Raul Castro at Mandela memorial

14:37 [Raw Story] U.S.-led Pacific trade pact (TPP) misses 2013 deadline for agreement

14:37 [The Hindu - News] Boys and their machines

14:37 [The Hindu - News] Four get jail for attack on Lt. Gen. Brar

14:40 [The Hindu - News] Mandela an icon of social change: Pranab

14:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: A Congressman Loses His Temper When Told To Not Talk About The People Suffering In The Room

14:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Larry Cohen: December 10, 1948

14:40 [NPR] With Most Police On Strike, Riots And Looters Hit Argentina

14:43 [Fin24 News] JSE gets first black and female chair

14:44 [The Hindu - News] Kerala to step up security in jails

14:45 [zero hedge] Despair, Hope, Growth, Optimism

14:45 [zero hedge] Ukrainian Overnight Rates Spike To 20% As Bank Liquidity Fears Soar

14:45 [zero hedge] Gold Halted As Prices Spike Higher; Stocks Stumbling

14:45 [zero hedge] (Part V) Deposit Confiscation and Bail-In - Where Likely and When?

14:46 [Telegraph] Mandela memorial: Barack Obama speech highlights

14:46 [Telegraph] Sewers to be used to heat homes

14:47 [The Independent] Kanye West in quotes: The world’s greatest salesman or a man on the brink?

14:47 [The Independent] Sisters' spending on Saatchi credit cards was not checked, trial told

14:47 [The Independent] Expert talk: Five point action plan to improve the retirement market

14:47 [The Independent] Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell tells of relief as he is cleared over foggy night M5 crash deaths

14:48 [CNN: Technology] Google Glass users fight privacy fears

14:48 [CNN: Technology] Report: Government spied on 'Warcraft'

14:49 [CNN: Travel] Lonely Planet's top 10 U.S. destinations

14:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Hersh: Journalists Javier Espinosa, Ricardo Garcia Vilanova Kidnapped In Syria, Newspaper Says

14:50 [NPR] Microbiome Candy: Could A Probiotic Mint Help Prevent Cavities?

14:50 [Topix Activism News] Activists say 12 rebels killed in Syria infighting

14:51 [CNN: Travel] Top 10 U.S.spots for 2014

14:51 [CNN: Travel] Extreme cold raises fears for missing adults, children

14:52 [The Hindu - News] The Mother, on stage

14:52 [Raw Story] Founder of scandal-ridden, faulty breast implant company jailed on fraud charges

14:52 [Raw Story] Pressure builds for ‘do-nothing Congress’ to end dreadful year on productive note

14:52 [CNET News] Apple wins patent for curved touch-screen design

14:54 [CNN] Lonely Planet's top 10 U.S. spots for 2014

14:54 [CNN] Nelson Mandela memorial: Barack Obama's speech in full

14:55 [Voice of America] Ukraine President Meets with Predecessors, Western Envoys

14:55 [CNN: Travel] Top U.S. spots to visit in 2014

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Ganguly rules out resignation from WBHRC

14:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rich Rubino: The Art of Political Pandering

14:57 [Voice of America] World Marks Human Rights Day

14:58 [Deutsche Welle] EADS job cuts under fire from Germany, France

14:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] Do You Trust the Washington Post's Sources on Morale at the NSA?

14:59 [Financial Times] US and Japan differences stall TPP deal

15:00 [The Hindu - News] At the crossroads

15:01 [Guardian] Duncan Smith in denial about universal credit delays, says Rachel Reeves

15:01 [Guardian] Stansted passengers face delays after technical fault grounds flights

15:01 [Guardian] Welfare reforms cut food budgets to as low as £20 a week, finds survey

15:01 [Disinformation] Can Smoking Marijuana Cause Enlarged Breasts In Men?

15:02 [The Hindu - News] Shahbaz Sharif to arrive in India on Thursday

15:02 [Raw Story] For some wounded military veterans, strong prescription drugs can be cause of more pain

15:02 [Raw Story] Climate change opens the Arctic to shipping, drilling and militarization

15:02 [AL JAZEERA] Israel-Romania row over settlements building

15:02 [Telegraph] Introduce stiffer penalties for ketamine drug use, say government experts

15:02 [Telegraph] 'Nigella Lawson and aides' credit card bills were not scrutinised'

15:03 [CNET News] Apple in giving spirit with '12 Days of Gifts' for iOS users

15:03 [Slashdot] Twitter Will Track Your Browsing To Sell Ads

15:04 [Reuters] Two French soldiers killed in Central African Republic

15:05 [CNN] Challenge your own preconceptions: Take the 'ignorance' test

15:05 [Good] If a 90-Year-Old Can Learn to Code, What's Your Excuse?

15:06 [The Hindu - News] A lot more than bling

15:07 [Truthout] McDonald's

15:07 [Truthout] Bare-Minimum Wage

15:07 [Guardian] Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi PAs' spending 'unchecked for years'

15:07 [Guardian] Ketamine should be reclassified as class B drug, government experts say

15:08 [Global Voices] Bogotá Mayor Dismissed, Barred from Politics Over Imperfect Trash Collection

15:09 [Guardian] Abu Qatada pleads not guilty to terror charges

15:11 [Fin24 News] Madiba's soft hands

15:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Ron Paul Predicts Son Rand Will 'Probably' Run For President In 2016

15:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Putin Vows To Increase Russia's Arctic Military Presence

15:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matthew Cooke: Cars, Death and the Road Ahead

15:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ross Luippold: Jon Stewart Schooled Tea Partiers For Racist Reactions To Nelson Mandela's Death

15:13 [Deutsche Welle] Chemical watchdog OPCW accepts Nobel Peace Prize

15:14 [CNET News] PayPal president David Marcus: Bitcoin is good, NFC is bad

15:14 [CNET News] Mighty Cast announces Nex Band: a charm bracelet for wearable tech?

15:14 [CNET News] Wink glasses fog up in a flash, forcing you to blink

15:14 [zero hedge] Steve Liesman: "Get Ready, Here It Comes: A December Taper"

15:14 [zero hedge] GM Appoints First Female CEO As Mary Barra Replaces Dan Akerson

15:14 [The Hindu - News] Night shelters in Jaipur go against SC directives: PUCL

15:15 [Guardian] Pussy Riot and Arctic 30 hope for Russian amnesty

15:17 [Telegraph] President Barack Obama shakes Raul Castro's hand at Mandela memorial service

15:17 [Truthout] Five Ways Conservative Politics Promotes Freeloading and Shirking

15:17 [Raw Story] Does art make kids smart?

15:18 [The Independent] Real Madrid star Gareth Bale puts five-bedroom Essex mansion up for sale at £2.2m

15:19 [The Atlantic: International] How Russian TV Is Covering Ukraine's Protests

15:22 [Raw Story] Republican official: It’s ‘immoral’ to insure gays because their ‘lifestyle’ kills them

15:22 [Raw Story] Prepare to enter the ‘Game of Thrones’ video game: a trailblazing TV spin-off?

15:25 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela's memorial service: as it happened

15:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: Animal Cruelty Is The Price We Pay For Cheap Meat

15:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Benjamin Hart: At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot To Death Since Newtown

15:27 [Slashdot] KDE Releases KDevelop 4.6

15:29 [CNN: Money] GM's Mary Barra to be first female CEO

15:31 [Voice of America] Over 60,000 Pay Tribute to Mandela in Johannesburg

15:31 [Guardian] Police officer Christopher Semak had sex with 14-year-old girl, court told

15:31 [Guardian] Abu Qatada pleads not guilty to terror charges in Jordan

15:32 [Raw Story] Scientists debunk conservative myth of global warming ‘pause’

15:32 [Raw Story] Anti-LGBT baker tells Fox News that Jesus ‘wants me’ to deny cakes to gay couples

15:32 [Raw Story] Martin Scorsese announces plans to retire from film-making

15:35 [CNN: Money] GM names 1st woman to lead an automaker

15:35 [NPR] Brazilian Leader's 1976 Death Found To Be A Military Murder

15:36 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy Note 3 joins 10 million club

15:36 [CNET News] Constantly taking photos may mess with your memory

15:36 [zero hedge] Caption Contest: Obama Meets Castro

15:36 [zero hedge] Paul Volcker, Dodd-Frank and the Cult of Personality

15:36 [zero hedge] The Pain In Spain Is Mainly... Everywhere

15:38 [BBC: Health] Could diabetes drug slow Alzheimer's?

15:38 [CNN] 5 world leaders missing Mandela's memorial

15:39 [CNN] 2 French soldiers killed in Central African Republic unrest

15:39 [CNN] Opinion: How Kim Jong Un purged his uncle

15:39 [CNN] Why developing vs. developed is now meaningless

15:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sophia Jones: In Rare Deal, Israel, Jordan And Palestinian Authority Shake Hands Over One Thing: Water

15:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Woman Expected To Plead Guilty In Obama Ricin Letter Case

15:40 [CNN] Opinion: Under the law, are chimps people?

15:42 [Raw Story] Supreme Court to rule on EPA’s powers to enforce air pollution limits

15:42 [Raw Story] Günter Grass, Margaret Atwood and Martin Amis and 500 of the world’s leading authors demand ‘digital bill of rights’ to curb surveillance

15:44 [Reuters: politics] Volcker rule to curb Wall Street bank trading bets

15:45 [Voice of America] VOA News: Weapons Watchdog Receives Nobel Peace Prize

15:45 [CNET News] Apple, Microsoft may merge one day, says analyst. Wait. What?

15:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hunter Stuart: In New York City, The Best Bud Is Just A Phone Call Away

15:47 [Raw Story] Günter Grass, Margaret Atwood and Martin Amis join 500 of the world’s leading authors to demand ‘digital bill of rights’ to curb surveillance

15:49 [Telegraph] Justin Bieber visits Philippines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan

15:49 [Slashdot] 3-D Printed Gun Ban Fails In Senate

15:49 [The Independent] Party leaders show off their Christmas cards

15:49 [The Independent] Boxing champion Mike Tyson banned from entering UK

15:49 [The Independent] Police release disturbing footage of burglar caught stealing from pensioner’s home as she sleeps

15:50 [NPR] To Get Kids Exercising, Schools Are Becoming Creative

15:51 [The Hindu - News] ‘Psychopathic’ youth knifes 7-year-old girl to death

15:51 [Guardian] Tributes paid to Nelson Mandela at rain-soaked memorial service

15:51 [Fox News] JP Morgan Chase deal with DOJ could funnel money to liberal advocacy groups

15:51 [Fox News] 18 LA sheriff's deputies arrested in jail abuse probe- Guilty verdict in California city corruption trial

15:51 [Fox News] Nearly 2,000 receive meningitis vaccine at Princeton

15:51 [Fox News] Indiana girl who rescued kids in 2010 fatally shot- Campus cop fatally shoots student at traffic stop

15:51 [Fox News] Top Ukrainian opposition group says headquarters in Kiev stormed by armed authorities

15:51 [Fox News] ObamaCare exchanges limit access to top hospitals- Religious organizations challenge contraception mandate in federal court

15:51 [Fox News] Man locked inside aircraft after falling asleep on flight

15:51 [Fox News] ATF reportedly used rogue tactics in a half-dozen cities

15:51 [Fox News] Parents of Newtown victims launch memorial website

15:51 [Fox News] Seattle rift between cops and pols over crime, weed

15:51 [Fox News] KURTZ: Why 2 reporters got access to Hillary - Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney: TV stars again

15:54 [CNN: Money] Regulators unveil long-awaited Volcker Rule

15:54 [CNN: Money] Stocks slip as investors hit pause on rally

15:55 [Topix Activism News] Satanists: We want a monument in Oklahoma

15:55 [Topix Activism News] Satanists: We want a monument in Oklahoma

15:56 [Foreign Policy in Focus] A Nonviolent Insurgency for Climate Protection

15:56 [CNN] Sochi 2014: Grete Eliassen - The free spirit of freestyle skiing

15:56 [CNN] Mandela's fellow anti-apartheid activists

15:56 [CNN] Opinion: Big Brother spying is reaching scary levels

15:58 [Deutsche Welle] Kabul and Tehran agree on friendship deal

15:58 [Deutsche Welle] German firms recruiting unemployed European youth

15:58 [Deutsche Welle] Authors launch global appeal for digital rights

15:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Republican Primary to End All Republican Primaries

15:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] World of Watchcraft: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:00 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] “We in the Caribbean Are Living Climate Change”

16:00 [Reuters] Obama, Castro shake hands; Zuma humiliated at Mandela memorial

16:01 [Fin24 News] Gold output soars

16:03 [Guardian] Same-sex weddings can take place in England and Wales from March 2014

16:04 [CNET News] Get a full year of Web hosting for $10

16:05 [Telegraph] Pensioner killed cancer survivor in row over parking space, court hears

16:05 [The Independent] Video: Remembering Nelson Mandela

16:05 [The Independent] Energy firms accused of 'green murder' over levies rollback

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan and Iran to fast track gas pipeline

16:07 [Financial Times] Mandela moment: Obama and Castro meet

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jotaka L. Eaddy: America Has a Secret

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Ian McKellen: UK Advised Me Not To Go To Russia Because Of Anti-Gay Laws

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Lobbying Campaign To End Sequestration Ramps Up

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Connecticut Withdraws Supreme Court Appeal Over Layoffs

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pearl Korn: 'Tis The Season For Giving, Receiving and Donating

16:08 [AL JAZEERA] World leaders bid farewell to Mandela

16:08 [Global Voices] Italian Newspapers Mistakenly Call Nelson Mandela ‘Father of Apartheid’

16:12 [zero hedge] Fed Unveils "Self-Regulated" Volcker Rule

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Congress to change tactics in UP after defeat in four states

16:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Beverly Gologorsky: In the Shadow of War

16:14 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 10, 2013 /files/1210-630.jpg

16:14 [Slashdot] Nobel Winner Schekman Boycotts Journals For 'Branding Tyranny'

16:14 [CNET News] Crave gabs about geeky 2013 in beta G+ Hangout

16:15 [Reuters] Rights groups demand Egypt probe killings of Mursi supporters

16:15 [Reuters] Afghanistan's Karzai rebuffs U.S. pressure to sign security deal

16:15 [NPR] GM Says Its First Female CEO Will Take Over Next Month

16:15 [Voice of America] US Ends Its Ownership Stake in General Motors

16:17 [Raw Story] Nobel winner Randy Schekman declares boycott of top journals because they ‘distort’ scientific process

16:17 [Guardian] Sweden proposes ban on fees for national boarding schools

16:17 [Guardian] Row at Asda over disabled parking bay led to man being killed, court hears

16:19 [Truthout] It Only Hurts When I Laugh

16:21 [Reuters] Volcker rule to curb Wall Street bank trading bets

16:21 [Reuters] GM CEO Akerson to exit in January, Barra to take his place

16:21 [The Independent] March 2014 date set for start of same-sex marriages in UK

16:21 [Telegraph] Labour must get rid of Ed Balls to be credible on the economy, ministers say

16:21 [Telegraph] 'Murdochisevil' appears in News Corp paper puzzle

16:21 [Telegraph] BBC sends 100 staff to South Africa for Nelson Mandela memorial

16:22 [] Snowden Doc: Canada Set Up Spy Posts for NSA

16:22 [Slate Magazine] They Released a Ron Burgundy Scotch

16:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph Erbentraut: Chicago's Own Pension Crisis Endangers City's Future

16:23 [Voice of America] Winter storms hit wide swath in the U.S.

16:25 [CNET News] Chinese hackers set sights on European ministries at G20

16:26 [CNN: Money] Don't cut up your credit card (yet)

16:28 [AL JAZEERA] Bangladesh set to execute opposition leader

16:28 [AlterNet] Gay Catholic School Teacher Fired For Getting Marriage License Application

16:29 [CNN: Money] Bitcoin reshaping future of money

16:29 [Financial Times] Moscovici rejects gloomy view of France

16:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] Now You Can Make Your Own Street View Scenes

16:29 [Fox News: politics] Nonpartisan? Union-backed group aims to turn America’s West blue

16:29 [Fox News: politics] White House shakeup: Panic play?

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 10, 2013

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: President Obama: Nelson Mandela "Freed Not Just the Prisoner, But the Jailer as Well"

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff: Mandela Gave World "An Unmatched Example of Humanism"

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Cuba's Raúl Castro Praises Nelson Mandela's "Unwavering Dedication to the Revolutionary Struggle"

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Desmond Tutu's Lively Tribute to Nelson Mandela: "He Gave Us An Incredible Gift"

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: "A Pan-Africanist Hero": Nelson Mandela Remembered By African Union Commission Chairwoman

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Poet Maya Angelou's Tribute to Nelson Mandela: We Lift Our Tearful Voices to Say ‘Thank You’

16:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Why Some State-Run Health Exchanges Worked

16:34 [Reuters: politics] Democrat seen leading in Massachusetts Congressional election

16:34 [The Hindu - News] An era ends...

16:35 [CNN: Money] Big bank stocks shrug off Volcker Rule

16:35 [zero hedge] Wholesale Inventories Spike Most In 2 Years As "Hollow Growth" Continues

16:36 [The Independent] The Wire creator David Simon describes America as a "horror show" in a powerful speech on the dangers of capitalism

16:36 [The Nation] In the Shadow of War

16:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Senate Conservatives Fund Endorses Primary Challenger Milton Wolf Over Pat Roberts

16:37 [Telegraph] Order of Merit: the contenders

16:37 [Telegraph] PIP breast implant founder sentenced to four years

16:37 [Telegraph] Victorian photographer Harry Whittier Frees pioneered Lolcats a century ago

16:37 [Telegraph] Firework organiser cleared of M5 pile-up deaths says prosecution came from 'need to blame someone'

16:37 [Telegraph] First gay weddings in UK in time for Easter

16:37 [Raw Story] How Tila Tequila’s warm new embrace of Adolf Hitler is going down at Stormfront

16:37 [Guardian] Coalition scraps plans to outsource defence procurement to private firms

16:38 [Voice of America] 2 French Soldiers Killed, Mosque Burned in CAR

16:38 [Voice of America] Images from Bangui, Central African Republic

16:39 [CNN] Miley Cyrus is MTV's best artist of 2013

16:40 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Beverly Gologorsky, My Neighbor, War

16:41 [AlterNet] AIG Execs Got Bailout Bonuses For Blowing Up the Economy, But American Workers Get Their Pensions Cut

16:42 [CNET News] Would you 'like' a Facebook 'sympathize' button?

16:42 [CNET News] Ho Ho Whoa. Temple Run 2 lets you play as Santa Claus

16:42 [BBC: Entertainment] Star-studded films head to Sundance

16:42 [AL JAZEERA] PIP founder in jail over breast implant fraud

16:43 [zero hedge] JOLTS October Net Turnovers Surge To 260K, Highest Since February

16:43 [zero hedge] Weekly Sentiment Report: The Biggest Bubble

16:44 [Guardian] Three Sikh men and one woman jailed for attack on retired Indian general

16:44 [Mother Jones] Meet the Senate Candidate Who Might be Too Crazy for Texas

16:44 [Mother Jones] No, "Her" Director Spike Jonze Does Not Look at Siri in a Sexual Light

16:45 [New Statesman] Universal Credit has "not achieved value for money", warns NAO

16:45 [Financial Times] Turkey bats Kurdish oil deal over to Iraq

16:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda L. Chan: Binge Drinking Rates Lower In States With Strong Alcohol Policies

16:48 [Voice of America] Obama-Castro Handshake Draws Attention at Mandela Tribute

16:48 [AL JAZEERA] Call for Spanish reporters' release in Syria

16:49 [Global Voices] Bolivian Feminist Organization is the ‘Little Rock in the Government's Shoe’

16:50 [Guardian] Egyptian boy arrested after teacher finds stationery with pro-Morsi symbol

16:50 [CBC: politics] Idle No More protesters marching to Parliament Hill today

16:51 [CNN] Obama, world leaders praise 'giant of history' at Mandela memorial

16:51 [CNN] Will Bitcoin replace PayPal?

16:52 [CNN] When your partner's wallet wanders

16:52 [Voice of America] Snow Shuts Government Offices in Washington

16:52 [The Independent] Graham Norton blasted by BBC for wearing red charity ribbon

16:52 [The Independent] Russian bisexual activist Irina Putilova is released from detention and taken off fast-track asylum list

16:52 [The Independent] Victor Dahdaleh corruption case collapses

16:52 [Big Think] The Coldest Place in the World

16:54 [Voice of America] Drones Already Work in Amazon's Warehouses

16:55 [CNN: Living] Resurrecting old churches as homes

16:55 [CNN: Living] When your partner's wallet wanders

16:55 [Reuters: politics] Senator Mikulski voices optimism on budget deal

16:55 [Pravda] Georgia tries to get rid of Soviet tanks and helicopters

16:55 [CNET News] US surveillance satellite's logo: Octopus encircling the world

16:55 [New Statesman] Equal marriage: The law finally catches up with love

16:56 [Truthout] President Obama: Nelson Mandela "Freed Not Just the Prisoner, but the Jailer as Well"

16:56 [BBC: Education] Students 'never sat claimed courses'

16:57 [The Hindu - News] Schools and colleges across Karnataka to remain closed on Wednesday

16:57 [CNN: Politics] Is Congress getting special treatment on Obamacare?

16:57 [CNN: Politics] Report: Spies snoop online games

16:57 [Slashdot] British Police Censor the Global Internet

16:59 [The Hindu - News] Holiday for schools and colleges in Karnataka on Wednesday

16:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] E.L. Doctorow Wishes There Had Been More Outrage About the NSA

16:59 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Tuesday, 12/10

16:59 [Financial Times] French soldiers killed in CAR

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Engelhardt: American-Style War, Sunny-Side Up

17:03 [CNET News] Google Open Gallery takes the art to you

17:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: Senate Confirms Obama Nominee Under New Filibuster Rules, World Doesn't End

17:06 [Fin24 News] Mandela a champion for electricity - Eskom

17:06 [] Russian Envoy: Afghanistan's Prospects Getting Worse

17:07 [Telegraph] Sketch: The other Red Ed is back in the pink

17:07 [Telegraph] Hospital criticised over failures which allowed teenager to bleed to death

17:07 [Telegraph] Sir Bradley Wiggins knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

17:07 [Telegraph] Airport's warning over Christmas crackers

17:07 [Telegraph] Tesco: ugly and misshapen fruit and veg will be put on offer to 'educate public'

17:07 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial: empty seats embarrass South Africa

17:07 [Raw Story] White House scoffs at Seymour Hersh claims that Obama lied about Syrian WMDs

17:07 [Raw Story] Texas gets first statewide elected Democrat in 15 years after judge abandons GOP

17:09 [CNN: Entertainment] Miley Cyrus is MTV's best artist of 2013

17:09 [CNN: Entertainment] 342 takes to film this movie scene

17:09 [BBC: Science & Environment] Peter Higgs receives Nobel medal

17:11 [Pravda] Russians owe banks 185 billion rubles

17:11 [Pravda] Kiev authorities to build skating rink on Maidan

17:11 [Pravda] India and Pakistan's nuclear war games to starve mankind to death

17:11 [Pravda] Russian beauty wins $3,000 for blonde hair

17:11 [CNN: Health] Susan Boyle: I have Asperger's syndrome

17:12 [Fox News: politics] Senate Dems use new power to confirm nominee, tilt appeals court

17:13 [Reuters: politics] Senate confirms first nominee under new rule change

17:13 [Reuters: politics] Conservative groups line up against emerging U.S. budget deal

17:13 [The Hindu - News] India lives in her (mid-sized) villages

17:14 [zero hedge] The Fallacy Of The Volcker Rule (Or "Fixing" The Banks In 5 Easy Steps)

17:14 [Mother Jones] When International Spying Fails, the CIA Turns to World of Warcraft

17:14 [CNET News] Microsoft offers free gifts with online exchange

17:14 [CNET News] Surface RT display smackdown: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet shines

17:14 [CNET News] Vevo on Chromecast, one dongle closer to world domination (Q&A)

17:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Supreme Court Declines To Rule In Union-Casino Case

17:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Cyrus is MTV's best artist of 2013

17:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Snoop gives the gift of 'herb'

17:16 [Voice of America] 2 French Soldiers Killed, Mosque Burned in CAR

17:16 [Voice of America] Reuters: Swiss Bank Valiant First to Agree to US Tax Deal

17:16 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Wanted: A Global Insurgency to Protect the Climate

17:19 [Le Monde diplomatique] In the shadow of war

17:20 [Voice of America] Bangladesh Set to Execute Islamist Leader

17:20 [msnbc: politics] Senate approves first nominee since 'nuclear option'

17:20 [NPR] Fresh Research Finds Organic Milk Packs In Omega-3s

17:21 [Truthout] One Out of Three Bank Tellers in NY on Public Assistance

17:23 [The Independent] Katy Perry, on her 'controlling' ex-husband Russell Brand

17:23 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi spent £25,000 on flowers in less than 18 months

17:23 [Telegraph] Stansted Airport passengers face ongoing delays after private jet incident

17:24 [Fin24 News] Production data lifts rand to week high

17:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: John Cornyn: 'The Effort To Defund Obamacare Was Not Achievable'

17:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dennis Trainor: The Fight for 15

17:25 [CNN] Can Bitcoin replace PayPal?

17:25 [Reuters] U.S. regulators seek to curb Wall Street trades with Volcker rule

17:25 [Reuters] GM names Barra first woman CEO, to replace retiring Akerson

17:26 [The Onion] American Voices: World Leaders Attend Mandela Funeral

17:26 [Reuters: politics] Regulators seek to curb Wall Street trades with Volcker rule

17:27 [Truthout] Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

17:27 [Raw Story] North Carolina Republican’s DWI and drug possession arrest is his fourth in office

17:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Austen portrait fetches £164,500

17:28 [Pravda] Innovation critical to tackling global health challenges, say world experts

17:28 [CNET News] Shocker! Yahoo whiz kid likes Snapchat

17:28 [CNET News] Twitter VP: employees don't care that the IPO made them rich

17:28 [] Word of the Day / Boss: How an ancient Germanic word for auntie morphed into 'dude'

17:28 [] Four Israeli soldiers injured in Golan Heights drill

17:28 [] Marwan Barghouti vows to 'honor Mandela's struggle'

17:28 [] Mock funding drive launched to send Bibi to Mandela service

17:28 [] U.S. plan keeps Israeli army in Jordan Valley for 10 years

17:28 [] South Africans, world leaders gather for Mandela service

17:28 [] South African Jews in Australia recall life in the shadow of apartheid

17:28 [] Lifestyles of the rich and famous in ancient Israel

17:30 [Guardian] Comic Relief to review investments after row over BBC Panorama report

17:31 [Reuters] Obama and Castro shake hands, Zuma humiliated at Mandela memorial

17:31 [Reuters] Regulators seek to curb Wall Street trades with Volcker rule

17:32 [Fox News: politics] Obama's pick for IRS commissioner vows to restore public trust in the agency

17:32 [CNN: Living] Skiing Santas shred slopes

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Chris Coons: Outdated Laws Preserve HIV Stigma

17:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: Bill Clinton's Labor Economist Warns Against Big Minimum Wage Raises

17:34 [CNN] Mars Curiosity rover finds life-supporting chemicals

17:35 [NPR] U.K. Rescue Center Overrun With Orphaned (And Adorable) Seal Pups

17:36 [Guardian] UN to fly aid supplies to Syria from Iraq

17:36 [Guardian] Ex-England captain Mick Mills denies turning blind eye to Stoke 'abuse'

17:37 [BBC: Education] 'Bad loser' accusation on Pisa tests

17:39 [Global Voices] Cuba Temporarily Reestablishes Consular Services in the United States

17:39 [The Independent] Video: Queensland bat infestation cleared by council

17:39 [The Independent] Video: Police car crashes into £250,000 Ferrari 458 Spider

17:40 [NPR] Don't Count On Insurance To Pay For Genetic Tests

17:40 [NPR] Snow Follows On Heels Of Ice Storm In The East

17:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Sattler: Rand Paul to Detroit: You're Being Punished Because You Don't Worship the Rich

17:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama Takes Selfie With World Leaders At Mandela Memorial, And Michelle Is Having None Of It

17:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Brustein: Winter of Discontent

17:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: It Is Legal To Smoke Marijuana On Your Front Porch In Denver

17:42 [CNET News] Dailymotion acquires Jillion for SublimeVideo tech

17:42 [Fin24 News] Lonmin faces pay strike

17:43 [] Romania stops sending construction workers to Israel over settlements

17:44 [zero hedge] Trading The Technical With BofA: S&P500, EURUSD, Treasurys And Crude

17:44 [Mother Jones] Obama Shakes Hand With Raul Castro; Right Prepares to Freak Out /files/blog_drudge_obama_castro.jpg

17:46 [AlterNet] GOP Nightmare: Obamacare Is 'a Godsend' for People Getting Coverage

17:46 [Disinformation] Paul Walker Conspiracy: Illuminati or Drug Cartel Responsible?

17:48 [straight] Lululemon chair Chip Wilson resigns as Laurent Potdevin named CEO /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/CHipWilsonVideo.png

17:50 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Sound of Music' actress dies

17:50 [NPR] In Qatar, Hagel Tours Command Center That May Or May Not Exist

17:51 [The Atlantic: National] Why Don't Supreme Court Justices Ever Change Their Minds in Favor of the Death Penalty?

17:51 [CNN: Money] GM names 1st woman automaker CEO

17:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Fox News Wonders If Castro Friend Nelson Mandela Would Have Hated Obama's Castro Handshake

17:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Bob Menendez Proposes To Girlfriend In Capitol Rotunda

17:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Top Democratic Recruit Who Launched Congressional Bid During Shutdown Drops Out

17:53 [CNET News] AT&T says device subsidies are unsustainable for wireless biz

17:53 [Truthdig] Top Authors Lend Their Names to Anti-Surveillance Campaign

17:53 [Truthdig] Arson Fires Destroying Detroit’s Famed Heidelberg Project

17:55 [BBC: Entertainment] Fifteen to One returns to Channel 4

17:55 [The Independent] Rats beheaded with scissors and mice kept in a 'pitiful state': Imperial College London vows to overhaul treatment of animals in labs after video emerges showing 'appalling suffering'

17:55 [The Independent] US taxpayers lose $10bn after Treasury sells final stake in General Motors

17:55 [The Independent] Krokodil in Mexico? Teenager hospitalised after 'injecting drug into her genitals'

17:55 [CNN] Police: Catholic school student resisted arrest before fatal shooting

17:55 [Telegraph] Ban 'unhealthy' dog breeds, say vets

17:56 [World Policy Institute] Can Fútbol Foster Peace in Colombia?

17:57 [Financial Times] Thailand builds strong regional role

17:58 [Slashdot] AllSeen Alliance Wants To Open-Source the 'Internet of Things'

17:58 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes — Week Of December 10, 2013

17:59 [The Atlantic: Technology] Scientists Develop an Artificial Hand That Can Feel

18:00 [CNN] Bangladesh is about to hang a top Islamist leader

18:00 [Guardian] Trinity Mirror closes Liverpool Post

18:01 [AlterNet] How Big Agribusiness is Trying to Muzzle the Animal Rights Activists Who Infiltrate Their Factory Farms

18:01 [BBC: Entertainment] Nigella PA bills 'not scrutinised'

18:01 [CNN] Nelson Mandela: His time in prison shaped nation

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Gongloff: Wall Street Wins If You Think The Volcker Rule Is 800 Pages

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Larry Hirsch: Like With E-Z Pass Obamacare's Problems Should Be Forgotten

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: UK's First Gay Weddings To Take Place March 29

18:02 [CNET News] Sprint ramps up 3G, adds Spark LTE network in Chicago

18:02 [Voice of America] GM Names Its First Female CEO

18:02 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz and John Cornyn support Bible-quoting high school cheerleaders

18:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Lamar Odom gets 3 years' probation

18:06 [Good] Infographic: Which Countries Struggle to Afford Food?

18:07 [CNET News] Android keyboard arrives in US for $20

18:08 [Reuters] Analysis: Sudan's Bashir empowers old army ally, tightens grip

18:08 [Fin24 News] Swiss banks agree to US tax deal

18:09 [CNN: Travel] Top 10 U.S. spots for 2014

18:09 [CNN: Travel] Pre-winter wintry weather isn't over yet

18:10 [Telegraph] Anger mounts at Gibraltar border as Christmas shoppers left queuing for hours to return to Spain

18:10 [BBC: Health] Artificial sweetener 'is safe'

18:10 [The Independent] In pictures: political body language at Nelson Mandela's Memorial

18:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kim Bellware: Chicago E-Cigarette Ban Could Get Snuffed Out By Surprising City Council Pushback To Rahm's Plan

18:12 [Slate Magazine] Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore

18:14 [zero hedge] Chase-ing Bitcoin: Is JPM Preparing To Unveil Its Own Electronic Currency?

18:14 [Global Voices] The Caucasus Network: Grozny Blogger, Ali Suleymanov

18:15 [Reuters: politics] Watt nomination to be U.S. housing regulator clears Senate hurdle

18:16 [CNN: Living] Mandela's leadership born out of adversity

18:17 [CNET News] Wrap your legs in Sherlock's wallpaper

18:17 [CNET News] HDMI vs. DisplayPort vs. DVI vs. VGA: Which connection to choose?

18:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Laura Bassett: Key Military Sexual Assault Reforms Dropped From Defense Bill

18:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alissa Parker: A Newtown Mom's Reflections On Love And Loss One Year Later

18:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Chinese Law Professor Expelled Over Article

18:19 [The Atlantic: International] The Handshake That Stole the Show at Mandela's Memorial Service

18:22 [] Hagel to Pakistan: Stop Drone Protests, Or We Will Cut Off Aid /sites/

18:22 [Slate Magazine] Through a Glass Darkly

18:22 [Big Think] Late Notes and Other Workplace Memes for December 10

18:23 [Deutsche Welle] Marathon EU talks over bail-out fund for banks

18:26 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Practical Bitrot Detection For Backups?

18:26 [AlterNet] The Awful Service Jobs Replacing Skilled Labor

18:27 [The Onion] Kid With Rough Home Life Gives Mickey Extra Long Hug

18:27 [The Independent] Cost of state pensions to quadruple in the next 50 years

18:27 [The Independent] Twitter hits fresh high as investors cheer new advertising tool

18:27 [The Independent] Chinese hackers linked to G20 spying, targeted five European countries

18:27 [] Hagel Threatens Pakistan: Stop Drone Protests, Or We Will Stop Aid Flow /sites/

18:28 [Truthdig] Chris Hedges on Invisible Revolutions and the Collapse of Ruling Institutions

18:29 [Truthout] In the Shadow of War: Life and Fiction in Twenty-First-Century America

18:30 [Voice of America] Bangladesh Set to Execute Islamist Leader

18:31 [Guardian] Defence secretary abandons plan to privatise equipment procurement

18:31 [CNN] New Camp? Barcelona considers leaving iconic stadium

18:32 [The Nation] Fateful Decision for Germany’s Social Democrats

18:32 [Slate Magazine] Schooled: The Flipped Classroom

18:32 [Reuters] Violence persists in Central African Republic, where Hollande due

18:35 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine president slams calls for revolution

18:35 [Reuters: politics] Obama's new tax man pledges to restore trust in beleaguered IRS

18:35 [Reuters: politics] Obama, halfway around the world, has message for Washington

18:35 [Reuters: politics] SEC votes to adopt Volcker rule to ban proprietary trading

18:35 [Reuters: politics] U.S. budget deal nears amid conservative opposition

18:36 [CNN] Bangladesh postpones hanging of Islamist leader

18:36 [CNN] CNN Student News - December 9, 2013

18:37 [Reuters] SEC votes to adopt Volcker rule to ban proprietary trading

18:38 [CNN: Money] More Americans stuck in housing purgatory

18:38 [CNN: Money] GM's new CEO Mary Barra is no 'car girl'

18:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lydia O'Connor: California Law Would Finally Protect Unpaid Interns From Harassment And Discrimination

18:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eduardo Paes: C40 City Diplomacy Addresses Climate Change

18:40 [straight] New B.C. Place casino proposal resurrects Vancouver Not Vegas critics /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/aerial0115.jpg

18:41 [Voice of America] Ukraine President Meets with Predecessors, Western Envoys

18:41 [straight] Lululemon chair Chip Wilson resigns after blaming women’s bodies for company’s woes /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/CHipWilsonVideo.png

18:41 [The Hindu - News] Sheila Dikshit blames PCC chief for debacle

18:42 [The Independent] Abu Qatada pleads not guilty to plotting two al-Qa’ida-style terror attacks

18:42 [The Independent] Sikh gang jailed over attack on retired Indian army general Kuldip Singh Brar

18:42 [CNN] 'Hours' director: Paul Walker was excited about new turn

18:43 [Guardian] Russia to boost military presence in Arctic as Canada plots north pole claim

18:43 [Guardian] Wall Street facing tighter scrutiny as regulators move on Volcker rule

18:43 [AL JAZEERA] Court stays execution of Bangladesh leader

18:43 [Deutsche Welle] World leaders join South Africans to remember Nelson Mandela

18:43 [Deutsche Welle] Berkut: Ukraine's protest-supression unit

18:44 [zero hedge] Fun-Durr-Mentals....

18:44 [Truthout] How Big Six Covers Tracks in Murder of the Honeybee

18:44 [Truthout] Why Can't Karzai Be More Blase About US Killing Kids - Like US Press Is?

18:44 [Mother Jones] Help Me Out On This Whole Cell Phone on Airplanes Thing, OK? /files/blog_cell_phone_airplane.jpg

18:47 [CBC: politics] Millionaire immigrants invest in Quebec — and then move on

18:47 [BBC: Health] Sensors used to monitor obesity

18:47 [Fox News] 'TOP MODEL' KILLINGLAPD seeks public's help in murder of director

18:47 [Fox News] OBAMACARE CLEAN UP? Embattled White House brings in ex-Clinton aide

18:47 [Fox News] NO MORE JAIL THREAT Court: Fox News reporter doesn't have to testify /i/redes/icon-video.gif

18:47 [CNN] Spanish 'ghost airport' goes on the block

18:47 [The Hindu - News] Hazare fasts again for Lokpal

18:48 [BBC: Technology] Sensors used to monitor obesity

18:48 [Fox News] Obama, world leaders eulogize Mandela- Obama shakes Raul Castro's hand at service- VIDEO: Obama pays tribute to Mandela

18:48 [Fox News] Oregon football player suspended after snowball fight

18:48 [Fox News] Boy accused of sexual harassment for kiss on cheek

18:48 [Fox News] Senate Dems use new power to confirm nominee, tilt appeals court

18:48 [Fox News] Review: Artificial sweetener aspartame safe in diet soda

18:48 [Fox News] Obama calls for peace as Hagel orders US support in Central African Republic mission- 2 French soldiers die in Central African Republic

18:48 [Fox News] TSA agent seizes cowboy sock monkey's toy pistol

18:48 [Fox News] Man slept for 10 hours unaware of knife in his back

18:49 [Truthout] US Officials Will No Longer Provide Information on Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

18:50 [Financial Times] Jeering for Zuma clouds Mandela tribute

18:50 [CBC: politics] Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs slashed by $2M funding cut

18:50 [Reuters] Ukraine president digs in heels over Russia ties despite protests

18:51 [OpEdNews] Life on Another Planet Would Have a Lot to Teach Us

18:53 [CNN: Entertainment] Director: Walker was 'excited' about

18:53 [Big Think] Emily Dickinson on Poetry

18:53 [Big Think] Putting Bill McDonough's 'Harvest of Value' to Practice

18:54 [Fox News: politics] Supreme Court looks at EPA rule on cross-state pollution

18:54 [AlterNet] Watch: Cop Shoves His Dog Into Surrendering Suspect's Car Window -- Dog Mauls Suspect

18:55 [Truthout] Grace and the Cycle of Abuse

18:55 [Guardian] Jane Austen portrait sells for £164,500 at Sotheby's

18:56 [OpEdNews] Couric's anti-vaccination segment a symptom of wider scientific illiteracy

18:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: Washington Times Wishes 'Militant Homosexual Activists' Would Stop Fighting For Equal Rights

18:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robin Wilkey: California Lawmakers Worry About Pollution Caused By Illegal Marijuana Grows

18:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Tarantino: Vets to Congress: #FinishThe4

18:57 [] Poll Finds 'Major Breakthrough' for Marijuana Legalization in CA /sites/

18:57 [New Internationalist] Protect human – not corporate – rights

18:57 [CNN: Entertainment] Director: Walker was 'excited'

18:58 [Raw Story] Ex-Navy chaplain: I’ll shoot ‘Right Wing Watch’ readers and then ‘pray for your soul’

18:58 [Truthdig] Jolly Old Elephant

18:59 [Deutsche Welle] Gulf States fear losing power after Iran deal

18:59 [The Atlantic: Technology] This 6-Year-Old Wants to Be an Astronaut, So He's Petitioning the White House to Save NASA

19:01 [Voice of America] Commission says Former Brazilian President's 1976 Death was Murder

19:01 [Reuters: politics] First Obama nominee confirmed since end of filibuster power

19:02 [Slate Magazine] This Year Everyone Gets Neon

19:02 [Slate Magazine] Please Ignore Carl Icahn

19:03 [CNET News] Aereo testing Chromecast app

19:03 [CNET News] PKparis unveils world's smallest Android flash drive

19:03 [CNET News] Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

19:04 [The Hindu - News] CERC draft sets tougher norms for producers

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Madiba lived a life of sacrifice and privation, says Pranab

19:04 [] Dutch water giant cuts ties with Israeli counterpart due to settlements

19:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Drug cures leukaemia patients

19:05 [CNN: Money] What's in store for social media in 2014?

19:06 [NPR] Conservative Firebrand Challenges Texas GOP Sen. John Cornyn

19:06 [NPR] Using Satellite, Scientists Pinpoint Coldest Place On Earth

19:06 [Good] GOOD Video: How One Company is Making Mosaics High-Tech

19:06 [The Hindu - News] How secure are the railway stations?

19:08 [BBC: Education] Smallest school closure moves closer

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Vasundhara to be sworn in on Friday

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Shahbaz coming with business in mind

19:12 [The Atlantic: In Focus] 2013: The Year in Photos, May - August

19:13 [Raw Story] Dan Rather says his Bush report was flawed, but Lara Logan’s Benghazi report was false

19:13 [Telegraph] Tiny island community fights to save Britain's smallest secondary school

19:13 [Guardian] Auditors challenge government over cost of universal credit IT problems

19:14 [CNN] Going it alone: 7 tips for successful solo travel

19:14 [CNN] Winter weather snarls travel plans

19:14 [CNN] Gingrich: Ronald Reagan was no friend of apartheid

19:14 [zero hedge] American "Servants" Make Less Now Than They Did in 1910

19:14 [The Hindu - News] Police to intensify drive against beacon lights

19:15 [CNET News] Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner

19:15 [CNET News] Apple brings on sales exec for iTunes Radio, report says

19:15 [Moral Low Ground] Aubrey Peters, ‘Hero’ Noblesville, Indiana Teen Who Saved Children from Icy Lake, Shot Dead

19:15 [Voice of America] Ukraine's President Meets with Predecessors, Western Envoys

19:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Madeleine Crum: 500 Leading Authors Speak Out Against Surveillance

19:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Jack Harry, Kansas City Broadcaster, Denies 'Gayhawks' On-Air Gaffe

19:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Samina Ali: 10 American Muslim Women You Should Know

19:16 [The Hindu - News] Iftikhar Chaudhry leaves behind a legacy of judicial independence

19:17 [] In Debt Dispute with Tajikistan, Russian-Controlled Hydropower Plant Threatens Shutdown

19:18 [Slashdot] Gift Idea: Custom Photomosaics With AndreaMosaic and PhotoGrabber

19:18 [The Hindu - News] India in touch with Singapore authorities over riots

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Gowda asks Congress to take remedial steps

19:21 [AL JAZEERA] Space Station seeks to prove $150bn worth

19:22 [The Hindu - News] JD(U) alleges electoral fraud, calls for banning EVMs

19:22 [The Hindu - News] A very special Varun Chand swims to perfection

19:23 [Raw Story] Oklahoma lawmakers: No Satanist monument because ‘this is a faith-based state’

19:23 [Raw Story] Joe Biden to announce increased funding for mental health one year after Newtown shooting

19:23 [CNN: Money] For Qualcomm, a 'gift' to the Internet of things

19:25 [Fox News: politics] Four things the Obama camp failed to talk up in last week’s rosy jobs report

19:25 [Fox News: politics] ‘Breaking their word’? Conservative groups cry foul over emerging budget plan

19:25 [CNN: Travel] Winter weather snarls travel plans

19:25 [Guardian] Hollande to fly to Central African Republic after two French troops killed

19:25 [Guardian] Nicaraguan MPs vote on removing presidential term limits

19:26 [The Hindu - News] ‘Tower’ing problem on hand for SCB

19:27 [AL JAZEERA] French president arrives in CAR amid violence

19:28 [Raw Story] Judges ‘will not entertain’ legal bid seeking personhood for chimpanzees

19:28 [Raw Story] Afghan president accuses U.S. of conducting ‘psychological war’ against his country

19:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: The Ruth Institute Posts Anti-Gay Meme With Hilarious Typo

19:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Mel Watt Nomination Moves Forward With Democrats Voting To End Filibuster

19:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: John Kerry Facing Congress At Odds Over Iran Sanctions

19:28 [zero hedge] Solid Demand For $30 Billion In 3 Year Paper But Anxiety Beneath The Surface

19:28 [The Independent] Naomi Campbell: Only Nelson Mandela could do something like this

19:29 [Telegraph] Anger mounts at Gibraltar border as Christmas shoppers left queuing for hours to return to Spain

19:29 [CNN: Money] Tech vs. NSA: Pot calling the kettle black?

19:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'Paint Is Probably the Internet’s Second Favorite Non-Newtonian Fluid to Vibrate on a Speaker'

19:31 [The Hindu - News] A link with a bygone era

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Karzai to renew request for lethal military aid from India

19:31 [straight] Have yourself a wasteful little Christmas /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_495937.jpg

19:31 [Reuters] U.S. regulators seek to curb Wall St. trades with Volcker rule

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Trial run on Udhampur-Katra line starts

19:33 [The Hindu - News] ‘Wadiyar had great ideas for Karnataka cricket’

19:34 [Reuters: politics] U.S. regulators seek to curb Wall St. trades with Volcker rule

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Centre approves Rs. 7,346 crore compensation package for Uttarakhand

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Techie murdered, photo of his body posted online

19:35 [CNET News] Microsoft: Never mind that Windows 7 end-of-sales date

19:35 [CNET News] Siri battles Google Now in new contest

19:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carol Hartsell: Barack Obama Sings 'Jingle Bells' Because We've All Been Very Good This Year

19:37 [The Hindu - News] They worked in the service of the family

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Bihar BJP leaders in the crosshairs of IM, Maoists?

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Eerie silence engulfs Amba Vilas Palace

19:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obama farewells a 'giant of history'

19:38 [Guardian] Ukraine to restart work on EU pact after pro-Europe protests

19:39 [The Hindu - News] People saw him as a ‘Maharaja’

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Youth should begin their own political outfits: Lyngdoh

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Sundarnath Suvarna dead

19:41 [The Hindu - News] A voracious reader

19:41 [Disinformation] The Apocalypse Industry

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Will bring in 3 key Bills in winter session, says Shinde

19:45 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela memorial: Concerns raised as authorities fail to security check attendees

19:45 [The Independent] FBI arrests 16 sheriff’s deputies over LA prison beatings

19:45 [The Independent] No end in sight to Chile's ancient dispute over ancestral lands: Activists for the Mapuche people are still struggling against a stubborn political class

19:45 [The Independent] Obama and Cameron cosy up for ‘inappropriate’ selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service

19:45 [Mother Jones] Liz Cheney's 1988 Op-Ed on Anti-Apartheid Protestors: "Nobody’s Listening"

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Dignified and down to earth

19:45 [The Hindu - News] PM promises help to get Indian sailor released in Togo

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Amid din, Speaker mentions notice for no-confidence motion

19:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: Sierra Club Endorses Mike Honda Over Democratic Challenger

19:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Texas Woman Admits To Sending Ricin To Obama

19:45 [Reuters: politics] Obama-Castro handshake - a sign of Mandela-like reconciliation?

19:45 [Telegraph] Row over anti-English racism link to independence referendum

19:46 [CNET News] DrumPants put a whole band in your pocket

19:47 [The Hindu - News] The face of royalty in modern times

19:48 [Slate Magazine] New Tech City

19:48 [Fox News] Sequester cuts about to be sacrificed?

19:49 [Fox News] Obama, world leaders eulogize Mandela- Cuban-American lawmakers dismayed over Obama handshake with 'thug' Castro- VIDEO: Obama pays tribute to Mandela

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Srikantadatta Wadiyar — a man of many parts

19:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Brazen attempt at covering up corruption’

19:49 [The Hindu - News] He distinguished himself as a politician and a sports lover

19:50 [The Atlantic: International] Understanding Syria: From Pre-Civil War to Post-Assad

19:51 [Financial Times] Looting as police strike in Argentina

19:53 [Raw Story] You are what daddy ate, study says

19:53 [Raw Story] Two jailed Pussy Riot members could be freed under amnesty bill

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Javadekar, BJP’s new chief whip in Rajya Sabha

19:53 [CNN] Kerry faces grilling over Iran deal

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan keen on passage of women’s quota Bill

19:56 [Reuters: politics] Kerry to brief full U.S. Senate on Iran on Wednesday: Senate aides

19:56 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Timing Is (Not) Everything

19:56 [zero hedge] BofAML Warns 'Bad Breadth' May Spoil 2014's Stock Market Party

19:57 [CNN: Money] Pension squeeze angers federal workers

19:57 [CNN: Money] BlackBerry: Not dead yet! Seriously

19:57 [The Hindu - News] Uproar over alterations in dissent notes

19:57 [The Hindu - News] He was widely respected: Siddaramaiah

19:58 [Raw Story] John McCain reacts to Obama’s Castro handshake: ‘Chamberlain shook hands with Hitler’

19:58 [Slashdot] Firefox 26 Arrives With Click-To-Play For Java Plugins

19:58 [CNN] Opinion: From one first black president to another

19:58 [CBC: politics] Supreme Court Justice Rothstein won't hear Nadon reference

19:59 [The Hindu - News] Tejpal to be produced in court today

19:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Battling Extractive Industries in Romania

20:00 [Telegraph] David Cameron hints he wants to cut the top rate of income tax to 40 per cent

20:00 [Telegraph] 'Selfie' diplomacy: Michelle Obama looks unamused by Barack's joking with Danish prime minister

20:00 [The Independent] Human brain hard-wired for rural tranquillity

20:00 [Financial Times] Yanukovich moves to defuse Ukraine crisis

20:00 [Topix Activism News] Prominent rights activists abducted in Syria

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Kudankulam reactor turbine synchronised with grid again

20:02 [Guardian] Google Cultural Institute's Paris opening snubbed by French minister

20:02 [Voice of America] Thai PM Will Not Step Down Before Elections

20:02 [Voice of America] Reuters: Olympics: Sochi Sets Up Protest Zones in City

20:03 [msnbc: politics] Kerry tries to allay congressional fears over nuclear deal with Iran

20:03 [BBC: Also in the news] Obama takes selfie at Mandela event

20:03 [The Hindu - News] Man, sister attacked by gang

20:03 [The Hindu - News] Police solve three murder cases

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andreas Souvaliotis: Even a Greek Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Hersh: Winter Storm Bears Down On Syrian Refugees In Desperate Need Of Blankets, Shelter

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: Charter Schools Continue Dramatic Growth Despite Controversies

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Jack Phillips, Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner, Says He'd Rather Go To Jail Than Make Gay Wedding Cake

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Justice Singhvi known for integrity, frank views

20:06 [NPR] How ALEC Serves As A 'Dating Service' For Politicians And Corporations

20:06 [NPR] Ouster Of North Korea's Jang Noted With Unease In China

20:07 [CNN] New York train wreck raises questions about 'alerter' devices

20:07 [CNN] New double points rule 'a novelty,' says former F1 star

20:07 [The Onion] Delirious Rover Hallucinates Water On Mars

20:08 [Slate Magazine] Will Learning a "Logical" Language Make You Think More Logically?

20:08 [Fox News: politics] Kerry appeals to Congress to 'hold off' on new Iran sanctions

20:08 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Hairspray' director enters rehab

20:09 [Deutsche Welle] Sums must add up for Ukraine's EU deal, says Yanukovych

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Diversity of opinion missing in media: Jaipal Reddy

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Slum dwellers assert their rights

20:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It's OK to attempt hard work'

20:10 [Reuters: politics] Hearing cut short on Obama's nominee to head U.S. IRS

20:10 [Moral Low Ground] Walmart to Pay $25 Million to Settle Exploding Gas Can Lawsuits

20:12 [CNET News] LG's G Pad 8.3 offers Google Play Edition with Android 4.4

20:12 [The Hindu - News] Proposal on suburban railway system sent to Railway Ministry: Sorake

20:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] A principled course

20:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] Woes of migrant labour

20:14 [The Hindu - News] 24 Indians charged in Singapore

20:14 [Guardian] Barclays to end sponsorship of Boris Johnson's London bike hire scheme

20:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Herman Cain Comic Book Screams Stocking Stuffer

20:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Single Payer Is Getting A Second Life As Obamacare Frustration Peaks

20:16 [The Independent] Sir John Major: Margaret Thatcher's government was wrong to oppose South Africa sanctions

20:16 [The Independent] New Nobel laureate Randy Schekman hits out at academic publishers over their publication of only the 'flashiest' research

20:16 [Telegraph] David Cameron is on #TeamNigella

20:16 [Telegraph] Clare Balding: I would have announced my gay relationship on YouTube

20:16 [Telegraph] Fishing campaigners claim victory as discards to be banned from 2015

20:16 [Disinformation] A Hacker Drone That Turns Other Drones Into Zombies Under Its Control

20:17 [Fox News] Dilbert's keys to success

20:17 [Fox News] Group plans to colonize Mars

20:17 [Fox News] Top gifts formusic lovers

20:17 [Fox News] Stars sex up magazine covers

20:17 [Fox News] 10 reasons to love lager

20:17 [Fox News] Mom cries over shocking gift

20:17 [Fox News] 'Sound of Music' actress dies

20:17 [Fox News] What to know about implants

20:17 [Fox News] Next action cam hero?

20:17 [Fox News] Pitt's exes party at Jen's

20:17 [Fox News] Who heard Jesus' Sermon?

20:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] Doublespeak on women’s rights

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Five injured in LPG cylinder blast

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Watchdog hopes for speedier arms ban

20:18 [Truthdig] Stephen Colbert Ridicules Fox News Hosts’ Uncharitable Natures

20:19 [The Hindu - Opinion] Defining poverty

20:20 [The Atlantic: International] The World's Top 25 Facebook Check-Ins

20:20 [Guardian] Hollande arrives in Central African Republic after two French troops killed

20:21 [msnbc: politics] Biden: One year after Newtown, $100 million to mental health services

20:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Not a ‘semi-final’

20:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Congress’s rout

20:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] AAP’s rise

20:22 [CNN] Kerry says Iran won't get nuclear weapons, urges diplomatic approach

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Of BBMP projects put on hold, some may be revived

20:23 [Reuters: politics] Watt nears U.S. Senate confirmation as housing regulator

20:23 [Reuters: politics] Kerry to brief full U.S. Senate on Iran on Wednesday: aides

20:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits

20:24 [Electronic Intifada] Kite-flying film shows Gaza's kids grow old too soon

20:24 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian refugees struggle in Turkey

20:24 [The Hindu - News] ‘Wadiyar had shifted to Bangalore about a decade ago’

20:24 [The Hindu - News] Netanyahu censured as he skips Mandela’s funeral

20:24 [CNET News] New home page for Android Firefox

20:25 [Voice of America] December 10, 2013

20:26 [Slashdot] Coldest Spot On Planet Earth Identified

20:26 [zero hedge] THE VoLCKeR RuLe...

20:26 [zero hedge] Volcker Rule Passed By All 5 Regulators

20:26 [zero hedge] "The Stuka" - How The Fed Manipulates You Into Believing What It Wants You To Believe

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Jamaat leader execution stayed

20:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Colin Delany: The Internet in Politics: What's It Good For?

20:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] ‘An entertainer should help build the moral fibre of society’

20:28 [Raw Story] Hacker blames depression and pot for ‘sextortion’ threats against hundreds of women

20:29 [Voice of America] More Than 60,000 Pay Tribute to Mandela in Johannesburg

20:30 [Reuters] In Qatar talks, U.S. underscores support for Syrian moderates

20:31 [The Independent] Save the Children: corporate sponsors help save lives

20:31 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela’s memorial: The ultimate who's who A-Z

20:32 [CNN] Opinion: Obama was right to shake hands with Raul Castro

20:32 [Telegraph] We can't dissent against 'new gay orthodoxy', says Christian charity

20:33 [CNN] Texas woman pleads guilty to ricin letters sent to Obama, Bloomberg

20:33 [Reuters: politics] In Qatar talks, U.S. underscores support for Syrian moderates

20:34 [The Hindu - News] Leading authors call for bill of digital rights

20:35 [CNET News] Nexus 7 tablet now comes in white, Wi-Fi only

20:36 [Good] Why Do Some People Keep Insisting We're Post-Racial?

20:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John W. Whitehead: The End of Private Property in the Era of the American Police State

20:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Allan Topol: War With China?

20:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Osler: The Two-Sphere Problem for (Some) Christian Republicans (and Some Democrats, Too)

20:38 [The Onion] Slideshow: Top Photojournalism Of 2013

20:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] It's all shadow boxing for Tony Abbott and Holden

20:40 [straight] Landscapes of 2013: Photos of southwestern B.C. /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/RainbowMtnLk-SH.jpg

20:41 [Reuters] Exclusive: Despite warnings, Pentagon kept ties to controversial helicopter firms

20:41 [CNET News] Brrr! NASA locates coldest place on Earth

20:43 [Guardian] Bayern Munich v Manchester City – live! | Simon Burnton

20:44 [Reuters: politics] Exclusive: Despite warnings, Pentagon kept ties to controversial helicopter firms

20:45 [Mother Jones] Does the Minimum Wage Look Better if You Account for the EITC? /files/blog_minimum_wage_plus_eitc.jpg

20:46 [OpEdNews] Chris Christie's Presidential Dream Ends

20:46 [OpEdNews] Declaration of Legitimate Government

20:47 [The Independent] Immigration officials raid office of upmarket lifestyle magazine

20:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Klass: Israel and the Interim Iran Nuclear Agreement

20:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Harry Reid: Senate Will Not Extend Current Farm Law

20:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Naiman: Did Pro-Diplomacy Backlash Stop Steny Hoyer From Nixing Obama's Deal to Prevent War With Iran?

20:47 [Reuters] Condemned Islamist leader wins 11th hour reprieve in Bangladesh

20:48 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] Providing Psychological Support in the Philippines

20:48 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] Philippines: "Roofless, Homeless, but Not Hopeless"

20:49 [Voice of America] US Restricts Banks' Securities Trading

20:50 [AL JAZEERA] GCC states hope Iran deal will end tension

20:52 [] In Choosing Kiselyov, Media Critics Say Putin Opts For Personal Propagandist

20:53 [Voice of America] Uruguay Set to Legalize Marijuana Trade

20:54 [CNN: Money] Financial regulators approve Volcker Rule

20:56 [zero hedge] WTF Chart Of The Day: SBUX Edition

20:58 [Slate Magazine] Why Can't Anyone Fill in a Blank QWERTY Keyboard?

20:58 [Slate Magazine] How to Talk to Republican Congressmen

20:58 [Reuters] Iran sees progress in talks with powers on nuclear deal implementation

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Panruti Ramachandran retires from active politics, quits MLA post

21:00 [CNN] Ben Affleck: Paparazzi scare his kids

21:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] JSTOR's Hidden Power

21:02 [Disinformation] NSA Pwns World of Warcraft & Nerds Out on Porn | Big Brother Watch

21:02 [] Nuclear War Could Mean 'Extinction of the Human Race'

21:02 [The Independent] Mandela's prison: ‘This is an island. Here you will die’

21:05 [Reuters] GM shakes up auto industry men's club, naming Mary Barra next CEO

21:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jared Bernstein: Structural Stagnation, Bubbles, and the Volcker Rule

21:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Ted Nugent: Tom Tancredo Can 'Defeat Colorado's Gun-Grabbing Governor'

21:06 [Good] Transform Your Passion for Design Into a Sustainable Business in Three Simple Steps

21:06 [OpEdNews] Gun Lobby Thankful for Public and Media's Short Memory

21:06 [NPR] Elevenses And Then Some: How To Prepare A Feast Fit For A Hobbit

21:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Ben Affleck: Paparazzi scare his kids

21:07 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Happy Endings' on VH1

21:09 [The Progressive] Attorney: Chelsea Manning Could Be Free by 2020

21:10 [CNN: Entertainment] Snoop Dogg gives the gift of 'herb'

21:10 [CNN] Three crazy airport events

21:11 [The Hindu - News] No truck with Congress or BJP

21:11 [NPR] Elevenses And Then Some: How To Prepare A Feast Fit For A Hobbit

21:11 [NPR] Regulators OK 'Volcker Rule' To Rein In Banks' Risky Trades

21:12 [Reuters: politics] U.S. justices voice support for air pollution regulation

21:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Students taking 'easy option'

21:14 [CNN: Money] Why GM's Mary Barra is a great CEO choice

21:15 [Mother Jones] Here's the Story Behind the Big Wall Street Reform Rule That Was Just Approved

21:15 [The Hindu - News] ‘Namma Toilet’ at Peerkankaranai provides relief for commuters

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Not quitting: Ganguly

21:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dedrick Muhammad: The Human Right of a Fair Minimum Wage

21:16 [Financial Times] Brussels under fire over Gaza Strip wages

21:17 [BBC: Science & Environment] First private Mars mission revealed

21:17 [The Hindu - News] More of a nip in the air

21:18 [Raw Story] Study finds no link between teen pot use and schizophrenia risk

21:18 [Raw Story] Tea party activist: Obamanauts will stage false flag financial collapse to prevent impeachment

21:18 [CBC: politics] Shawn Atleo urges chiefs to draw from Mandela's legacy of reconciliation

21:19 [Slashdot] Google's Plan To Kill the Corporate Network

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Private channel head guilty of breach of privilege: U.P. panel

21:20 [The Progressive] Activists Rally Nationwide to Save Public Schools

21:20 [Fox News] Sequester cuts on chopping block?

21:21 [Fox News] Biggest loser at '14 World Cup? FIFA says environment

21:21 [Global Voices] Brazil: Do You Admire Mandela? Then Support Human Rights

21:21 [The Hindu - News] High Court orders authorities to release abused elephant

21:22 [Voice of America] Cambodian Opposition, Government Stage Separate Human Rights Events

21:23 [AL JAZEERA] Kerry raises doubts over Iran nuclear deal

21:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: El Paso Detention Center 'Infiltrated' By Activists

21:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeffrey Young: Iowa Medicaid Expansion Plan Gets Federal OK

21:25 [Truthout] Death With Dignity vs. Death for Profit?

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Congress MLAs want to support AAP

21:26 [The Hindu - News] NGT pulls up Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board

21:27 [zero hedge] Bitcoin Now More Popular Than Obamacare

21:27 [] Battle for the Arctic: Canada, Russia Spar in Northern Landgrab /sites/

21:28 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa flays Centre for hiking LPG price

21:28 [The Hindu - News] Blame game over Delhi debacle

21:29 [CNN] Missing group of 2 adults, 4 children found in Nevada's bitter cold

21:29 [CNN: Travel] 3 things that really happened at an airport

21:29 [CNN: Money] JPMorgan patents Bitcoin-like system

21:31 [OpEdNews] So many secrets in the East China Sea

21:32 [The Hindu - News] High-power panel on infrastructure projects set up

21:32 [The Hindu - News] A spell in opposition would do the Congress good: Aiyar

21:32 [Reuters] Regulators seek to curb Wall St. trades with Volcker rule

21:33 [Reuters: politics] Regulators seek to curb Wall St. trades with Volcker rule

21:33 [Telegraph] UK population could hit 132 million, warn official figures

21:33 [Telegraph] Home Office draws up plans in case of Romania and Bulgaria 'surprises'

21:33 [Telegraph] Companies should offer higher pay before calling for more immigrants, says minister

21:34 [The Hindu - News] ‘How could 2G report be discussed before presentation in House?’

21:34 [The Independent] Contenders for Time's Person of the Year

21:34 [The Independent] The best party leader Christmas card of the year is...

21:34 [The Independent] Dawn of a new era: Italy’s ‘Tony Blair’ shakes up centre left with youthful team

21:34 [The Independent] Lib Dems hit out at leader Nick Clegg over commitment to more ‘Tory cuts’ after next election

21:35 [The Onion] Infographic: The Case For And Against Legalizing Marijuana

21:36 [The Hindu - News] Justice Singhvi retires

21:38 [Raw Story] Scientists discover new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide

21:38 [Truthdig] Iran Interim Agreement

21:38 [Truthdig] How Much Health Care Is Too Much?

21:41 [CNN] NFL denies Super Bowl XLVIII tailgating ban, allows one space per car

21:42 [NPR] In A Small Missouri Town, Immigrants Turn To Schools For Help

21:42 [] Turkmenistan Photos: Not All That Gitters

21:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'The Most Important Selfie Of 2013?'

21:43 [Raw Story] Fox News host flips over atheist holiday display: ‘Baby Jesus is behind the Festivus pole!’

21:43 [Raw Story] Cop charged in sex assault of mentally disabled woman and six others

21:45 [Reuters: politics] Former Clinton aide Podesta joining White House to advise Obama

21:46 [CNN: Money] All the crazy trades big banks can still make

21:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Meredith Bennett-Smith: DiGiorno Dairy Supplier Drops Farm Accused Of Animal Abuse (VIDEO)

21:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: A Year After Newtown, Searching For Answers In The Nation's Schools

21:46 [Fox News] LAPD appeal for help in murder of �Next Top Model� director

21:46 [CNET News] Spotify event: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

21:49 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande says intervention in CAR 'necessary'

21:50 [The Progressive] Obama Shakes Hands with Cuba's Castro at Mandela Memorial

21:51 [Global Voices] Ukrainian TV Show Angers Tajiks

21:51 [CNN: Technology] 200,000 people apply to live on Mars

21:52 [NPR] Will A Handshake Lead To Better U.S.-Cuba Relations?

21:53 [CNN: Technology] Mars Curiosity rover finds life-supporting chemicals

21:54 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Vancouver winter is a matter of degree(s) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/alley-tracks.jpg

21:54 [straight] Sneaky undercover traffic cops using novice-driver stickers /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_143711002.jpg

21:54 [straight] Former ICBC CEO: Oil pipeline projects “make no economic sense” (video) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-vimeo/81247491.jpg

21:54 [CNN: Entertainment] Kanye West did not say he's the 'next Nelson Mandela'

21:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: For Obamacare, Assume Repeal Dead

21:54 [Guardian] Liver surgeon suspended over eight 'avoidable deaths' in Wales

21:56 [zero hedge] How Isaac Newton Went Flat Broke Chasing A Stock Bubble

21:56 [Fox News: politics] Reid says Senate will not extend farm law

21:57 [] Are Azerbaijani Energy Dealings Transparent and Opaque at the Same Time?

21:58 [CNN] Kanye West did not say he's the 'next Nelson Mandela'

21:59 [The Hindu - News] ‘Rajaji was ahead of his peers on big ticket ideas’

22:00 [The Progressive] Climate Change Opens the Arctic to Drilling, Militarization

22:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] Germany's Solar Star Fades

22:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Saki Knafo: More Protesters Arrested As Obama's Deportation Record Nears 2 Million

22:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yasmine Hafiz: Nelson Mandela Slammed For Abortion Views By Pro-Life Activists

22:02 [NPR] Hard Sell For Obamacare In Florida, Despite Big Market

22:02 [NPR] WATCH: Goats Escape Avalanche

22:02 [Slashdot] Open Source 'Wasn't Available' Two Years Ago, Says UK Gov't IT Project Chief

22:04 [CNN] TipsforJesus restaurant tipper's bounty continues in holiday season

22:05 [CNN: Money] More billionaires pledge to give away fortunes

22:06 [The Onion] Pudgy Doughboy With Rosy Red Cheeks Presses Nose Up Against Window Of Chocolate Shop

22:06 [CNET News] Sprint lights up Samsung Galaxy S4 with Spark

22:12 [NPR] GM Gives A Woman The Keys To Drive Its Future

22:13 [Reuters] Japan household helper plan shows wider immigration dilemma

22:13 [Voice of America] VOA News: Cambodian Government, Opposition Mark Human Rights

22:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James P. Hoffa: It's Time to End the Secrecy Surrounding TPP

22:13 [The Hindu - News] Kerry, Congress spar over Iran nuclear deal

22:14 [zero hedge] Deutsche Bank: "We Think Something Structurally Changed Since The Great Financial Crisis"

22:14 [zero hedge] 2nd Hindenburg Omen In 3 Days Stumbles Stocks; Bonds And Bullion Bid

22:14 [zero hedge] Gundlach Live Webcast: "Something For Nothing"

22:15 [Reuters: politics] Hearing on Obama pick for IRS chief halted abruptly, then rescheduled

22:15 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate vote on confirming Yellen as Fed chief likely next week: aide

22:15 [CNET News] Popcorn-wafting Poptopia may be first scented mobile game

22:17 [straight] New York City launches the largest free public Wi-Fi network in U.S. /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_114734815.jpg

22:17 [straight] Dan Savage Podcast Episode 372: Slut-shamed in your own house /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Dan_Savage_Podcast_2.jpg

22:18 [Raw Story] Uruguay poised to be first country to legalize marijuana

22:19 [Voice of America] France's Hollande Visits CAR after 2 French Soldiers Killed

22:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: House Democrats Call Republican Hardliners Leaders On Immigration, Ask Them To Join Talks

22:21 [Telegraph] Mystery of Belgian cash gifts solved

22:21 [Telegraph] Jordan trial breaks terms of UK treaty, says Abu Qatada

22:21 [The Hindu - News] Private players to manage e-governance

22:24 [Reuters] Violence persists in Central African Republic as Hollande visits

22:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lawrence D. Elliott: Contradictions: Medicare and the Social Security Administration

22:25 [CNN: Money] More billionaires pledge to donate fortunes

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Seemandhra Congress MPs fail to mobilise support

22:25 [The Hindu - News] KCR slams Naidu

22:29 [CNET News] Apple and Samsung phones, tablets go $0 down at T-Mobile

22:30 [The Progressive] Oil Now Flowing Through Portion of Keystone XL

22:30 [The Progressive] Spymaster Wants to Outlaw Reporting on the NSA

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Moves afoot to limit winter session to 3 days

22:32 [The Hindu - News] When Chennai Central becomes the city’s transport hub

22:32 [NPR] To Fight Meningitis Outbreak, Princeton Tries European Vaccine

22:32 [] As TPP Misses Deadline, Obama's Corporate Agenda Delayed /sites/

22:33 [CNN] Mars One plans robotic mission; 200,000 hope to go, too

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Kirkham: Florida Senator Pushes For Abusive Youth Prison Company To Face Hearing

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: The NSA's Reach Might Be Even Bigger Than We Thought

22:35 [Reuters: politics] Negotiators say no new U.S. farm bill before January

22:35 [CNET News] The 404 1,399: Where we give the gift of good company (podcast)

22:36 [The Onion] Friends, Family Say Derrick Rose Hasn’t Said Single Word In Past 17 Days

22:36 [The Onion] Slideshow: Top Quotes From 2013

22:37 [straight] Vancouver Bach Choir's Messiah shines the spotlight on young stars /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_BachChoir4_2399.jpg

22:37 [OpEdNews] Israel: Legitimacy and Behavior

22:41 [Reuters] Obama-Castro handshake - a sign of Mandela-like reconciliation?

22:42 [NPR] As Inflation Soars, Venezuela's Leader Opts For Drastic Steps

22:42 [NPR] New Orleans' Rat-Fighters Go Beyond Baiting Traps

22:44 [zero hedge] SSDD VIX WTF LMAO

22:46 [CNET News] Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents

22:46 [CNET News] Yahoo gets 31% of search revenue from Microsoft deal

22:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] PM just shadow boxing

22:47 [Slashdot] JPMorgan Files Patent Application On 'Bitcoin Killer'

22:47 [CNN] CNN Student News - December 11, 2013

22:47 [CNN] Snowy owls to be trapped, not shot, at New York airports

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: John Cornyn Is As Surprised As Anyone About Steve Stockman Challenge

22:51 [CNN] Manchester City end Bayern Munich's winning streak

22:51 [CNN] Elian Gonzalez slams U.S. embargo

22:51 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela memorial: Barack Obama wins loudest roar of approval from restless crowd

22:51 [Telegraph] Amazing 360 degree look inside Britain's newest Typhoon fighter

22:52 [Disinformation] ‘Lack of Genocidal Application’ Keeps Science From Exploring Thorium Energy

22:53 [Big Think] This Cat May Have Just Saved Canada. You Won't Believe How.

22:53 [Fox News] Obama draws heat for Castro gesture /i/redes/icon-video.gif

22:53 [Fox News] CUTS GOING AWAY?Conservative groups cry foul over emerging budget

22:53 [Fox News] 'MISSION OF THE HEART' Group buries unclaimed vets, one soldier at a time /i/redes/icon-video.gif

22:54 [Electronic Intifada] Jailing of Palestinians who tackled Israeli killer shows courts serve apartheid

22:55 [Guardian] Bayern Munich 2-3 Manchester City – as it happened

22:56 [straight] Buying a used hybrid car /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_GettingThere_2399.jpg

22:56 [CNET News] Sprint CEO: 2014 is our comeback year

22:57 [straight] How to survive peak holiday air travel /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/TRA_Notes_YVR_2399.jpg

22:57 [CNN] Can Washington veteran fix the White House?

22:57 [CNN] Thanksgiving Day Fast Facts

22:57 [Fox News: politics] Obama's tanking approval rate pulls down Democrats, poll finds

23:00 [Guardian] Barack Obama lights up drab Nelson Mandela memorial

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: GOP Lawmaker Deplores Obama's 'Bloody' Castro Handshake

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Wing: Obama's Handshake With Raul Castro Is Only Significant If You Ignore 75 Years Of History

23:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] Scientists Find That Polluted Oceans Could Make Fish Anxious

23:01 [CNN: Money] More join Buffett, Gates in billionaire pledge

23:02 [NPR] Missing Couple, Four Kids Found Safe In Nevada Mountains

23:03 [The Onion] Man Worried About Drug Dealer Who's Not Picking Up Phone

23:03 [The Onion] Taxi Driver Just Taking His Time As If Man Not Late For Color Me Mine Pottery Party

23:03 [Raw Story] Mexican suspect linked to more than 200 murders by the time he was 30

23:04 [CNN: Living] What made Mandela a leader

23:04 [CNN: Living] Surviving 'financial infidelity'

23:08 [Voice of America] VOA News: Study: Exercise Lowers Risk of Dementia

23:08 [Telegraph] South Korea warns that purge in Pyongyang points to a reign of terror

23:08 [Telegraph] Indian Army 'misused government land to build golf courses for officers'

23:08 [Telegraph] François Hollande hails troops after two die in CAR firefight

23:08 [Telegraph] I can back down no further, says Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra

23:08 [Telegraph] Poem marks Machiavelli as a pet lover

23:10 [CNET News] In Snapchat suit, Reggie Brown's lawyers defend right "to fight back"

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eleanor Goldberg: Basic Human Rights That We Take For Granted, In 1 Infographic

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Here's How To Legally Smoke Your Pot In Denver

23:11 [CNN: Health] Bariatric surgery isn't 'one size fits all'

23:12 [Guardian] Kerry warns Congress: sanctions threat endangers historic Iran nuclear deal

23:13 [Raw Story] Lockheed Martin agrees to study ‘mission concept’ for commercial Mars colony

23:14 [Truthdig] George Clooney Personally Endorses Ukrainian Protesters’ Democratic Efforts

23:14 [Truthdig] President Obama Shook Raul Castro’s Hand: Big Whoop

23:15 [zero hedge] Wall Streeter's Lament Volcker Rule: "Liquidity Is About To Be Sacrificed At The Altar Of Ignorance & Fear"

23:15 [The Nation] In Honduras Election, the People’s Will Is Hushed but Not Silenced

23:15 [CNN] Bariatric surgery isn't 'one size fits all'

23:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Catalyst effect 'frightening'

23:18 [Guardian] Barack Obama lights up damp Nelson Mandela memorial

23:19 [CNET News] Twitter updates include DM photos, swipe between timelines

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reese Schonfeld: Iran, Israel and the Failure to Speak Softly

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin Goodman: 50 Years of Hysteria: Heathen Communist Presidents, Then and Now, in the Minds of the Far Right

23:19 [AL JAZEERA] World leaders pay tribute to Mandela

23:20 [The Atlantic: International] The 10 Elections to Watch in 2014

23:20 [CNN] Mental illness in children: Where to turn

23:21 [Slashdot] Private Mars One Mission Contracts Lockheed For Exploratory Mission

23:23 [Raw Story] Sword-wielding Texas man threatens waitress: Give me free tacos or somebody dies

23:23 [Big Think] Should Atheists Be Transhumanists?

23:23 [Reuters: politics] Washington state congressional delegates pitch for Boeing plant

23:23 [straight] Strathcona Stockings makes an international splash /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FAS_Style7_2399.jpg

23:24 [Telegraph] Britons pleads guilty to terrorism in US court

23:24 [Telegraph] Tackle match fixing or risk the integrity of British sports, Maria Miller has said

23:24 [Telegraph] Current healthcare systems 'won't cut it' says new NHS boss

23:25 [The Progressive] Here's What Republicans Are Saying About Vinehout's Car Wreck

23:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Cheneys Not Invited

23:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John McAuliff: Could Alan Gross Be Home for the Holidays?

23:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: George H.W. Bush Joins Twitter, Praises Mandela In First Tweet

23:33 [] Sen. Bernie Sanders Continues Fight for Single Payer

23:34 [Voice of America] Steve Baragona: Painful Tropical Disease Arrives in Americas

23:34 [Deutsche Welle] General Motors announces Mary Barra as first female CEO

23:37 [CNET News] Return of the Start menu rumored for Windows

23:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon Ward: Republican Senate Candidates Train To Improve Pitch To Women Voters

23:37 [CNN: Health] Vaccines are necessary

23:37 [CNN: Health] High chairs can be dangerous

23:38 [Telegraph] President Barack Obama shakes Raul Castro's hand at Mandela memorial service

23:38 [Telegraph] NHS scan to rule out Alzheimer's

23:39 [Deutsche Welle] Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen farewell group stage in contrasting fashions

23:41 [Reuters: politics] First Obama nominee confirmed since end of filibuster power

23:43 [zero hedge] Is The Deficit Reduction Just A Mirage?

23:44 [CNN] Ryan says budget negotiators closing in on deal

23:44 [CBC: politics] NDP ethics chair Pat Martin denounces 'black shroud of secrecy'

23:48 [Raw Story] Collection of letters from Russian tsars sells for nearly $850,000 in Geneva

23:52 [NPR] Popular Antacids Increase The Risk Of B-12 Deficiency

23:54 [Financial Times] Congress closes on US budget deal

23:54 [BBC: Technology] Several plead guilty to Paypal hack

23:56 [msnbc: politics] Lawmakers to announce budget deal

23:57 [Financial Times] Congress closes in on US budget deal

23:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Calderone: China Foreign Press Crackdown Prompts Calls For Visa Retaliation

23:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Zach Carter: Jeff Merkley Wants You To Know He Stood Up To Wall Street

23:58 [CNN: Money] GE Capital owes credit card customers

23:58 [CNN: Money] The end of GM's 'crappy car' culture

23:58 [Guardian] RBS finance director Nathan Bostock resigns after 10 weeks in position

23:58 [Guardian] Immigration minister: pay higher wages to recruit British and EU workers

23:59 [Financial Times] US congress closes in on budget deal

23:59 [Financial Times] Kerry in plea against Iran sanctions

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