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00:00 [OpEdNews] Bank of America's Healthier Roots

00:02 [The Atlantic: International] Losing Face: Why China Can't Stop Squandering Its Soft Power

00:03 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 15, 2012

00:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Aimee's flesh-eating tragedy

00:05 [CNET News] Diablo III is going live, but is Diablo still relevant?

00:05 [OpEdNews] Meting Out Injustice in Mississippi

00:06 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Shutterstock Made $120 Million Last Year Selling Photos on the Internet

00:08 [Slashdot] UK To Give Peer-Reviewed Science Libel Protection

00:09 [zero hedge] David Tepper Goes On Buying Spree, Top-Ticks Financials And Tech Stocks

00:10 [OpEdNews] Our Ruinous Game

00:11 [Fox News: politics] Obama calls for repeal of Defense of Marriage Act while touting support for gay marriage

00:12 [Raw Story] White House urges bank reforms after JPMorgan loss

00:13 [CNET News] Samsung cops a feel in Galaxy S III 'for humans' ad

00:13 [The Onion] CHICAGO, IL—Mackenzie Yeager sat through her friend's one-man show only to realize the last act was all about the lunch date they had earlier that day.

00:15 [] Barak: Ofra and Beit El settlements would remain in Israel in final-status deal

00:15 [OpEdNews] Coddling the 10%

00:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Moyers: Tom Morello and Music, Mission & Message

00:20 [Fox News] Obama's Marriage Stance May Intensify State Fights

00:20 [Reuters: politics] Ron Paul stops campaigning for White House

00:23 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Gay marriage 'strengthens families'


00:28 [msnbc] Washington may be too small a dog to watch Wall Street

00:31 [CNN] Mexican official calls cartel violence 'irrational'

00:32 [The Onion] Early Playoff Exit Provides Huge Relief To Grizzlies

00:32 [Global Voices] Kenya: To Pay or Not to #PayInterns?

00:37 [CNET News] Voyager Mobile set to launch super cheap mobile plan

00:40 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The Live in Philadelphia Edition

00:40 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] EU Backs Aid Through Budget Support

00:42 [Raw Story] Rush Limbaugh inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians during ‘secretive ceremony’

00:43 [This Magazine] Reopen the abortion debate?

00:44 [CNET News] Fiat 500 Abarth: Juvenile delinquent

00:45 [] Many winners, few losers in deal to end Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike

00:52 [Slashdot] Wireless Implants Promise Superior Vision Restoration

00:53 [straight] Lace Embrace Atelier goes French for Antique Corset Exhibition

00:54 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

00:55 [CNET News] Apple releases Flashback removal tools for OS X 10.5

01:01 [CNET News] Larry David bows to the will of the Internet

01:01 [BBC: Science & Environment] Scientists protest over funding

01:02 [NPR] Syrian Violence Spills Into Neighboring Lebanon

01:03 [zero hedge] Must Read: "Another Perspective"

01:04 [The Independent] The manhood makeover: The rise of the penis enlargement

01:06 [New York Times: politics] Poll Sees Obama Gay Marriage Support Motivated by Politics

01:08 [CNET News] Best headphones for under $100

01:09 [Pravda] Just France to go

01:10 [Slate Magazine] The Meaning of


01:10 [Telegraph] Rendition victim takes his case to European court

01:10 [BBC: Education] Special needs budgets for parents

01:11 [CNET News] Perian plug-in for QuickTime to be discontinued

01:12 [CNN] Father of missing Arizona girl must stay away from sons

01:20 [Deutsche Welle] Moody’s downgrades 26 Italian banks,,15950831,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:25 [Mostly Water] "Drones, Missiles and Gunships, Oh My!": Welcome to the 2012 London Olympics

01:26 [Telegraph] Private companies getting paid £1 billion to help jobless who would have found work anyway

01:27 [CNN] DUI felon pardoned by Mississippi governor facing new charges

01:28 [CNN: Politics] Romney: Marriage between 1 man, 1 woman

01:31 [Slashdot] LulzSec Member Pleads Not Guilty In Stratfor Leak Case

01:32 [The Onion] TV Listings: Holmes On Homes

01:32 [Utne] The Case For Breaking Up With Your Parents

01:32 [The Atlantic: National] Marriage Equality And Humanist Evoloution

01:35 [OpEdNews] Carroll Shelby 1923 - 2012

01:40 [CNET News] Honda Civic Natural Gas: Clean and cheap

01:41 [Mostly Water] More Than Half of Greek Police Officers Voted For Neo-Nazi Party

01:43 [Russia Today] America faces organ transplant deficit as donors become too fat to qualify

01:48 [Russia Today] Russia remain perfect at hockey Worlds

01:49 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nature protection 'must improve'

01:50 [Fox News] Obama Steps Up Gay Marriage Fight

01:52 [CNN] Obama calls for marriage equality, says 'I want everyone treated fairly'

01:52 [Raw Story] Married same sex couples unable to divorce in Rhode Island, despite recent order

01:53 [straight] Researchers put Vancouver and Victoria in Canada's top 10 bikeable cities

01:55 [Reuters] JPMorgan CIO retires, Obama says proves reform case

01:55 [OpEdNews] Desperate Times Demand Revolutionary Measures

01:55 [zero hedge] Goldman Market Summary: Dumb Money Joins The Dumpfest

01:57 [CNN] Congress, show political courage on defense cuts

01:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Guatemalan Coffee Growers Get Creative

02:02 [Mostly Water] Canada's Banks Received Tens of Billions in Government Support During 2008 Crisis

02:02 [Raw Story] Man needs $20,000 to get dog back from ex

02:05 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] "We Are Living As If We Had One and a Half Planets"

02:10 [CNET News] Twitter rolls out weekly e-mail digest of tweets, stories

02:10 [] Animal rights group decries IAF's ‘systematic abuse’ of guard dogs

02:12 [Raw Story] Jay-Z: Same sex marriage opposition ‘holding the country back’

02:14 [Slashdot] Solyndra's High-tech Plant To Be Sold

02:20 [Mostly Water] Conflict, Repression and Canadian Mining and Oil Companies in Guatemala

02:25 [Fox News: politics] J.P. Morgan loss shows Wall Street's need for rules passed by Congress, Obama says

02:29 [Telegraph] Newlywed bride found stabbed to death in wedding dress

02:31 [zero hedge] "The Weight Of The Nation": Documenting America's Obesity Epidemic: Part 1 - Consequences

02:35 [Reuters: politics] Ron Paul stops campaigning for White House

02:35 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Arms Sale Sends Wrong Signal to Bahrain, Groups Say

02:39 [Mostly Water] FBI Wants Greater Surveillance Powers

02:40 [] Glorifying a Nazi collaborator in Lithuania

02:40 [CNET News] CNET 2012 networking product billboard: Meet the new Top 5

02:42 [Raw Story] Obama seeks political gain from same sex marriage move

02:47 [CNET News] No Terminator-style overlays in first batch of Google Glasses

02:48 [Reuters] Facebook raises IPO range, targets $12.1 billion: source

02:50 [Reuters] Facebook raises IPO range, targets $12.1 billion: source

02:50 [CNN] Church lawyer: 'Somebody lied to me' about list of priests suspected of abuse

02:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tevez banner causes furore

02:59 [CNET News] Investors told Facebook IPO pricing to be $34 to $38, says ATD

03:04 [New York Times: politics] Politics Seen in Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

03:05 [zero hedge] Biderman And Bianco On The Black Swan Bonanza

03:05 [CNN] Moody's cuts ratings for 26 Italian banks

03:22 [Mostly Water] Newly Discovered Homeland Security Files Show Feds Central to Occupy Crackdown

03:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Plea to Sophie and Lucas

03:30 [Deutsche Welle] Prosecutor makes plea for arrest of Congo militia chiefs,,15950860,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:34 [Mostly Water] Israeli and Palestinian Protests

03:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Young, in love, and missing

03:38 [Global Voices] Costa Rica: The Circus that Saves Children's Lives

03:52 [Disinformation] Anonymous Claims Access to Every Secret Government Database

03:53 [Russia Today] Back in recession: Moody’s downgrades 26 Italian banks

03:57 [Raw Story] Canadian actress denies stalking Alec Baldwin

04:01 [Topix Activism News] Alhambra Chicano activist Carlos Montes faces first day of trial

04:02 [Raw Story] Rep. Polis proposes bill ensure schools don’t treat pizza as a vegetable

04:04 [Slashdot] Global Payments Breach Led To Prepaid Card Fraud

04:08 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Haiti Ratifies Business-Oriented Prime Minister

04:10 [Deutsche Welle] Eurogroup agonizes over Greek exclusion,,15950866,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:12 [CNET News] New details reveal Steve Jobs involved in e-book lawsuit

04:18 [msnbc: politics] GOP kills civil unions in Colorado special session

04:27 [BBC: Health] Large city hospitals 'breed MRSA'

04:35 [zero hedge] Rogers: "Volume Is Not Going To Come Back. We've Had A Great 30 Years. That's Finished!"

04:35 [CNN] Bahraini doctor: 'We became automatic witnesses'

04:47 [Raw Story] Economic growth sows unhappiness in China: study

04:49 [zero hedge] Investor Sentiment: It's too Early to "BTFD"

04:49 [Fox News: politics] US poised to take Iranian exile group off terrorism list

04:49 [Fox News] Obama Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

04:51 [CNN] Russian craft to carry new crew members to International Space Station

04:52 [CNET News] LinkedIn unveils sophisticated Windows Phone app

04:55 [straight] Hallelujah! Leonard Cohen gives Glenn Gould Prize money to Canada Council

05:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] A $10 million denial

05:02 [The Atlantic: National] Yes, America, We Have Executed an Innocent Man

05:05 [CNN] Haunted by memories of the dead, Syrians vow to keep fighting for freedom

05:07 [msnbc] Hundreds evacuated as Arizona wildfires spread

05:17 [Raw Story] Heartland Institute grows isolated as three more donors disassociate

05:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Presidential Hopefuls Haunted by their Pasts

05:21 [CNN] Russian craft blasts off for International Space Station

05:25 [CNET News] Supreme Court denies Psystar's appeal in Mac clone case

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Film industry shocked at Taruni's death

05:32 [The Hindu - News] Order placed for gasification plant

05:32 [Big Think] The Political Attack on Political Science

05:34 [The Hindu - News] Chandy, up close and personal

05:36 [zero hedge] Irony 101 Or How The Fed Blew Up JPMorgan's 'Hedge' In 22 Tweets

05:38 [The Hindu - News] A scholastic quest to know the temple's secrets

05:44 [The Hindu - News] State to give land for LNG power plant soon

05:46 [The Hindu - News] TNHB allottees want impasse in issuance of sale deeds ended

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Residents seek action against panchayat chairman

05:52 [The Hindu - News] DTPC to roll out organised tours of Kochi

05:55 [zero hedge] A brave new economy – California budget implications for real estate – 4 key metrics highlighting a very weak California economy

05:56 [AntiWar] IAEA Parchin Demand Puts Iran Cooperation Pact at Risk

05:57 [Big Think] Why Top Innovators Make Time to Waste Time

05:58 [The Hindu - News] Engineering colleges relieved by start of exams after two postponements

05:59 [Slashdot] Finland: Open WiFi Access Point Owner Not Liable For Infringement

06:03 [The Hindu - News] 64 protesters, including 24 women, held

06:03 [Russia Today] Pills may soon rival condoms in HIV prevention

06:04 [CNN] Leahy urges high court to 'do the right thing,' keep health care law

06:05 [The Hindu - News] BSNL services hit

06:08 [CNN] Agency honors first African-American federal officer killed in line of duty

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Summer camp opened

06:09 [BBC: Technology] AMD unveils Trinity processors

06:10 [Topix Activism News] Saudi woman driver: I was pressured out of my job for my activism

06:10 [CNET News] Lenovo intros new Ivy Bridge ThinkPads, including X1 Carbon ultrabook

06:11 [Deutsche Welle] Israel signs deal to end Palestinian prison hunger strike,,15950958,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Body found in water tank atop Indrakeeladri

06:14 [Global Voices] South Korea : Monks Caught in Heavy Gambling and Drinking

06:17 [The Hindu - News] BBMP's rain preparedness goes down the drain

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Complaints galore at ‘Prajavani' programme

06:19 [Global Voices] Russia: Website Appears Publishing Civil Servants' Incomes

06:23 [zero hedge] OBaMNeY UPDaTe...

06:23 [The Hindu - News] No question of pact with BJP: JD(S)

06:23 [msnbc] Report: Global biodiversity down 30 percent in 40 years

06:26 [CNN] John Edwards' daughter expected to testify in his corruption trial

06:27 [Raw Story] Maddow: Democrats did not make up the ‘war on women’

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Tourists need some expert help here

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Bhanu case: CID records statements

06:36 [OpEdNews] Abortion Politics

06:41 [CNET News] Yahoo interim CEO may need to gear up to be permanent CEO

06:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] Farewell to a famous pin-up

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Thalassemia patients prone to fatal infections

06:44 [The Hindu - News] Doctor recalls his association with Durgabai Deshmukh

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Dharna on May 28 to seek student Vittala's release

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Border gets blurred

06:52 [Telegraph] Russian Soyuz spacship blasts off for space station after delay

06:53 [CNN] Greek president calls for new meeting, expected to pitch technocracy

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Kukke GP issues water bills on the spot

06:55 [Infoshop] Occupy Abay - Day 8

07:01 [AL JAZEERA] Greek coalition talks remain deadlocked

07:02 [The Hindu - News] ‘India’s stance towards Eelam War IV changed in Oct. 2008’

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Court to pronounce order on Raja’s bail today

07:11 [Fin24 News] Media24 merger gets the nod

07:16 [CNN] Hollande to be sworn in as French president amid Europe's debt woes

07:18 [The Hindu - News] DNA technology used to identify species causing bird-hits to aircraft

07:21 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande to be sworn in as French president

07:22 [Telegraph] Shopper bitten by rattlesnake at Walmart

07:23 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande to be sworn in as French president

07:25 [Fin24 News] Oil prices drop to 5-month low

07:39 [Fin24 News] Global shares down on Greece fears

07:41 [CNET News] Groupon the sitcom... what?

07:42 [CNN] Police: Phony officer could be killing Mississippi drivers

07:43 [BBC: Entertainment] Gray and Keys win top radio prize

07:54 [Telegraph] Treasure hunters have Supreme Court appeal dismissed

07:56 [OpEdNews] Not voting for Obama: We're not even buying a voting ticket to the show

07:59 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Rolling down the Greek hill

07:59 [Fin24 News] India's central bank 'intervenes' as rupee slides

08:01 [BBC: Entertainment] Britney Spears joins X Factor USA

08:04 [BBC: Also in the news] Robot can scent online activity

08:05 [CNET News] What kind of heat is the future 15-inch MacBook packing?

08:10 [Telegraph] Drivers face dearer tax disc as greener motoring hits Treasury finances

08:15 [Topix Activism News] Anderson saves stray from life on the streets

08:19 [NPR] GOP Kills Civil Unions In Colorado Special Session

08:20 [Fox News] US May Take Iranian Exile Group Off Terrorism List

08:23 [AL JAZEERA] France's Hollande to be sworn in as president

08:25 [Global Voices] Bangladesh: Economic of Marriage payments

08:32 [The Hindu - News] 10 AI flights cancelled as stir enters eighth day

08:33 [The Independent] Labour increases poll lead to 14 points

08:35 [Infoshop] Major League Baseball Puts and End to Racist Logos

08:36 [The Hindu - News] CSK stuns KKR

08:40 [Telegraph] TV psychic Derek Acorah: 'Maddie is dead'

08:42 [Fin24 News] Apple co-founder gives Facebook a warning

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Rekha takes oath in Rajya Sabha

08:48 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Greece talks continue as euro exit fears grow

08:59 [The Hindu - News] Night-shift woes

09:04 [Fin24 News] Asian markets down on Greece woes

09:05 [The Hindu - News] Chomsky, others seek justice for Soni Sori

09:06 [Spiegel] Conflict with Far-Right Party: Young German Muslims Defend Right to Protest

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Custodial concerns

09:12 [OpEdNews] US/Israeli Special Relationship

09:12 [Slashdot] UK In Danger From Electromagnetic Bomb, Says Defense Secretary

09:14 [NPR] Sick From Fracking? Doctors, Patients Seek Answers

09:19 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:26 [] Hunger Strike Deal

09:30 [Caritas Internationalis] Bishops speak out for transparency to fight corruption and tax dodging

09:35 [Global Voices] India: Cricket Or Wife

09:36 [Deutsche Welle] NATO's necessary transformation,,15854517,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:37 [NPR] Jetlagged By Your Social Calendar? Better Check Your Waistline

09:38 [Pravda] Americans will never acknowledge Russia as equal partner

09:42 [The Hindu - News] ED probing money laundering cases against Airtel: FinMin

09:44 [Telegraph] Francois Hollande to be sworn in and enter argument how to save Europe

09:50 [Global Voices] Iran: Successful campaign against lashes for cartoonist

09:58 [Raw Story] I do not have a giant gorilla fetish

10:00 [Telegraph] Briton 'stabbed by bouncer in prostitution scam' in Las Vegas

10:05 [Mother Jones] Corn on Hardball: Team Obama Attacks Romney on Bain

10:06 [Deutsche Welle] Fresh crew heads to Space Station in Soyuz,,15951176,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:07 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande set to assume power in France

10:10 [Global Voices] Iran: A blogger was arrested

10:12 [] US/Israeli Special Relationship

10:12 [Russia Today] Fair Russia expels deputies who supported Medvedev

10:12 [NPR] JPMorgan's Loss A Gain For Campaign Positioning

10:18 [] Iran hangs alleged Mossad agent for killing nuclear scientist

10:20 [The Independent] Francois Hollande to be sworn in as French president

10:27 [CNN] GOP sees chance to pick up Senate seat in Nebraska

10:32 [Telegraph] Drug shortage caused by sales to EU, MPs say

10:33 [] Iran executes alleged Mossad agent for killing nuclear scientist

10:36 [The Independent] Water providers warned over drought-stricken areas

10:43 [The Hindu - News] TN to part-fund pilgrimage to Mansarovar, Muktinath

10:45 [CNN] Hollande sworn in as French president amid Europe's debt woes

10:47 [Russia Today] Precaution torture: Iraq holds dissidents en masse in legal limbo - HRW

10:48 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande sworn in as president of France

10:48 [Telegraph] Iraqis has gone back on promises to close notorious detention centre, group claims

10:55 [Guardian] Rebekah Brooks to be charged with perverting the course of justice

10:56 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande sworn in as president of France

10:58 [] House Votes This Week to Tie Obama's Hands on Iran

11:02 [Telegraph] Profile: Charlie Brooks

11:03 [CBC: politics] F-35 committee to hear from auditor general — again

11:03 [] IAEA Parchin Demand Puts Iran Cooperation Pact at Risk

11:09 [Reuters] Euro zone economy avoids recession but split grows

11:15 [Slashdot] An 8,000 Ton Giant Made the Jet Age Possible

11:16 [Deutsche Welle] Hollande takes office as France's president,,15951369,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:17 [Russia Today] Hiddink to stay at Anzhi for another season

11:18 [] Israel Fears P5+1, Iran Could Reach Deal Next Week

11:21 [Pravda] Macedonia: Albanians want more

11:21 [Fin24 News] Credit ombud resolves more cases

11:22 [The Independent] Rebekah Brooks to be charged with perverting the course of justice

11:22 [Fox News] Airport Worker Allegedly Used Murder Victim's ID

11:27 [Russia Today] Russia’s Euro 2012 squad: Andrey Arshavin

11:30 [Topix Activism News] Activists' study doubts safety at Calif nuke plant

11:33 [New Statesman] Rebekah Brooks to be charged with perverting the course of justice

11:36 [CNN] Jihadist group denies Syrian attacks; parliamentary results announced


11:43 [The Hindu - News] Hollande sworn in as French president

11:43 [NPR] Francois Hollande Becomes New French President

11:51 [Telegraph] Banksy Jubilee graffiti springs up overnight on London street

11:52 [OpEdNews] Marginal Tax Rates and Economic Performance

11:54 [CNN] Murdoch insider Rebekah Brooks charged in phone hacking investigation

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka HC stays proceedings against Sasikala

12:02 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Mexican President Calderon: Kingpin of the Kingpin Strategy

12:03 [Disinformation] Malaysian War Crimes Tribunal Finds Bush and Cheney Guilty

12:06 [Spiegel] Standing Firm: Merkel Won't Budge on Austerity Despite Setback

12:07 [Telegraph] Japan's loo with a view is world's largest too

12:08 [CNET News] Hitch a ride through Google's cloud

12:11 [Deutsche Welle] Investment in China takes a hit as Europe falters,,15951328,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:12 [Good] People Are Awesome: Using Reddit to Crowdsource Gifts for a Dying Man

12:15 [Mother Jones] A Podcast for Caffeine Fiends

12:17 [Russia Today] Who Writes to the Colonel? Marquez death rumor reappears

12:17 [Slate Magazine] Hello?

12:22 [Pravda] America's instruments of oppression

12:22 [International Crisis Group] The Philippines: Local Politics in the Sulu Archipelago and the Peace Process

12:23 [Telegraph] Bland Mr Creme Caramel who always knew he'd be president

12:26 [Spiegel] A Global Petition to Asma Al-Assad: Being a Bystander Is a Choice

12:32 [The Hindu - News] Brahmotsavam at Triplicane

12:33 [NPR] Ex-Tabloid Editor Charged In U.K. Hacking Scandal

12:34 [CNN] Man executed for attack on Iranian nuclear scientist

12:37 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 15 May 2012

12:39 [] Palestinians clash with IDF in minor Nakba Day protests across West Bank

12:41 [BBC: Technology] Facebook raises flotation price

12:43 [New Statesman] Does dark matter exist?

12:46 [The Hindu - News] Womwn Power: Living with grit and painful memories

12:48 [Fin24 News] SA launches drive to boost manufacturing

12:48 [Fox News] Airport Worker Allegedly Used Murder Victim's ID

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Women Power: Living with grit and painful memories

12:53 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 15 May 2012

12:54 [] Haaretz publisher to hold live Q&A on new website

12:54 [Unicef] In Nepal, a collaboration between UNICEF and the Nepal Press Institute draws attention to the lives of women and children

12:56 [Unicef] In southern Turkey, Syrian refugee children are caught between a harrowing past and an uncertain future

12:58 [zero hedge] German GDP Beat Saves The Day

12:58 [Truthdig] Raining on Obama’s Gay Pride Parade

12:58 [Fin24 News] Zuma: Business in townships needed

13:01 [CNET News] Why is king of enterprise cloud storage

13:02 [CBC: politics] Tories want to sell part of Hydro One, OPG

13:07 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) moves privilege notice against Ajit Singh

13:07 [Fox News: politics] Romney to inch closer to clinching GOP nod with Oregon primary

13:09 [Telegraph] EU anti-piracy force in first strikes at Somali targets

13:13 [Truthdig] Romney Is Short on Specifics

13:13 [The Hindu - News] Gifting doodle

13:17 [zero hedge] How To Make A 135% Annualized Return In 4 Months

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Free karate coaching classes for summer

13:17 [Fox News: politics] Republicans block civil unions push in Colorado special session


13:19 [Fox News] Witness for the Defense: Edwards May Take Stand

13:22 [Russia Today] Russia concerned at Kosovo ‘Syrian militant training’ reports

13:23 [Slate Magazine] What Did Thomas Jefferson’s World Sound Like?

13:23 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: "No Horrible News Out Of Europe Is Great News"

13:28 [Raw Story] Ex-Murdoch aide among six charged over hacking

13:28 [NPR] Former Murdoch Editor Facing Criminal Charges In Hacking Scandal

13:28 [Fox News: politics] Colorado poised to approve marijuana blood-level limits for drivers

13:30 [Pravda] World's most powerful rocket performed only two flights

13:31 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israel destroys EU-funded development projects

13:33 [Truthdig] Dress For Success

13:37 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: The Star-Forming Region of Cygnus X

13:37 [Russia Today] Asian tigers move away from dollar

13:38 [Spiegel] Better Than Expected: German GDP Surges as Euro-Zone Split Widens

13:39 [Red Pepper] Media Reform rally (+ live stream), Thur 17th @ 6-8pm

13:40 [The Hindu - News] PMO proposes SPV for big investment boost

13:40 [CNET News] Facebook shares just got a bit more pricey

13:41 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: May 15

13:42 [The Hindu - News] Survivors of time – YMCA College of Physical Education

13:42 [CNN] Two suspected U.S. drone strikes reported in Yemen

13:43 [Raw Story] Greece races against time to form government

13:43 [The Atlantic: International] Chinese Media's Short-Lived Love for Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Dictator'

13:43 [New Statesman] God, the Queen and Tony Blair

13:43 [Reuters] Germany saves euro zone from recession, split deepens

13:49 [] Kazakhstan: Activists Occupy Almaty Street with Zhanaozen Photos

13:51 [CNN] Military families to get free pass to national parks

13:52 [Russia Today] Drastic changes in govt won’t touch key posts - analysts

13:53 [Slate Magazine] How Space-Age Nostalgia Hobbles Our Future

13:53 [Raw Story] Mickey Mouse hosts same sex weddings in Japan

13:55 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: May 15

13:55 [msnbc: politics] Bill Clinton, Paul Ryan headline fiscal summit talks

13:56 [CNET News] PayPal lures JavaScript bigwig Crockford from Yahoo

13:56 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Right of return, prisoners and Al-Aqsa Mosque are "indivisible"

13:56 [Fox News: politics] Just 7 percent see gay marriage as top issue in November, poll shows

13:57 [Russia Today] Dixy net result up threefold in 2011 as Russia consumer confidence firms

13:58 [Raw Story] JPMorgan’s Dimon faces investors after big loss

13:58 [] The Left, Labor and Occupy

14:00 [Slashdot] Publishers Win On Only Five Claims In Copyright Case Against Georgia State

14:00 [The Hindu - News] Linguistic bridge for engineering students


14:03 [New Statesman] France: Hollande is sworn in as President

14:03 [NPR] Facebook Ups Its Forecast: Says Shares Will Sell For $34 To $38

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating Tagore

14:05 [zero hedge] Bundesbank Confirms German Gold Held By FED, BOE and Banque De France

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Road safety in reverse gear in Tamil Nadu

14:07 [Big Think] Can Apps Revolutionize Early Education?

14:08 [Raw Story] Blind American painter helps children see hope

14:09 [CNET News] Nokia: Apple rigged Siri to name iPhone best phone

14:09 [] Looking at Armenia's Election on the (Credit-) Positive Side

14:11 [The Independent] Total begins bid to 'kill' gas leak on North Sea oil platform

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Badagas welcome move to declare tea as national drink

14:16 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: How Feminine Politics Has Found Success in Germany

14:17 [Russia Today] Man sets himself on fire, tries to enter Breivik courtroom

14:19 [The Hindu - News] Monsoon to hit Kerala on time on June 1: Met

14:19 [] The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 15

14:21 [CNN] Will Facebook lose its edge after IPO?

14:23 [Raw Story] Probe determines wrong man was executed in Texas

14:25 [Reuters] JPMorgan's Dimon to face calls to split top roles

14:26 [The Independent] Man sets himself on fire outside Anders Breivik trial in Oslo

14:26 [Spiegel] French President Inaugurated: Hollande Under Pressure to Score Quick Victories

14:26 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Palestinian prisoners and Israel agree deal to end hunger strike

14:28 [Raw Story] Afghanistan: Home to ‘world’s most extreme golf’

14:28 [NPR] Powered By Germany, Eurozone Avoids Recession

14:29 [CNN] Murdoch insider Rebekah Brooks to be charged in phone hacking investigation

14:37 [Fin24 News] SA must look at resources

14:38 [OpEdNews] Kidnapped in Macedonia, Tortured in Afghanistan, and Dumped in Albania: The Forgotten Case of Khaled Ed-Masri

14:38 [] France's Socialist President Francois Hollande Sworn In

14:40 [zero hedge] Economic Data Dump Keeps Everyone Confused, Pessimism About Future Increases

14:40 [Slashdot] Forbes Names Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Worst CEO

14:42 [Global Voices] Russia: Duma Deputy Wants Criminal Liability for Extremist Tweets

14:42 [Russia Today] Poker Face Gaga fails to pass Islamic face control

14:43 [The Independent] North sea ditch helicopter operator to resume normal flying next week

14:43 [zero hedge] JPMorgan: What's the Fuss?

14:47 [Spiegel] Checking the Vaults: Germans Fret about Their Foreign Gold Reserves

14:47 [Fox News: politics] Third-party group gives up seeking a presidential candidate

14:47 [Global Voices] Latin America: Art from the Colonial Period in 2.0

14:52 [Financial Times] Greek leaders resume coalition talks

14:53 [BBC: Health] 'A&E fast-track' for Olympic VIPs

14:53 [The Hindu - News] `All the culprits in T.P. Chandrasekharan murder case will be brought before the law:’ Home Minister

14:55 [zero hedge] Here Come The Greek (Re)Elections

14:55 [CNET News] 5 Lessons from a Lost iPhone

14:58 [Raw Story] London faces up to ‘greenest’ Olympic Games pledge

14:58 [Disinformation] The Axis of Indifference In The Media World

14:58 [The Independent] Rebekah Brooks hits out over charges

14:59 [CNET News] Rebekah Brooks charged in phone-hacking scandal

15:00 [The Nation] Love, Sam: On the Letters of Samuel Beckett

15:01 [CNET News] Get Laplink PCmover Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant for free

15:02 [Russia Today] Putin and Obama ‘snubs’ should not fuel scandals – Duma deputy

15:03 [NPR] 'Biggest Public Toilet In The World' Now Good To Go In Japan

15:04 [CNN] Florida A&M president keeps band on suspension

15:07 [Russia Today] Star reinforcements: Ovechkin and Semin arrive at hockey Worlds

15:10 [] Ulpana Hill residents were told outpost built on WZO, not Palestinian land

15:10 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign defends JPMorgan loss as market risk

15:10 [The Nation] Mother Natures: On Elisabeth Badinter

15:11 [CNET News] Apple cuts iPhone production ahead of next-gen model

15:12 [Telegraph] Rebekah Brooks arrest: the media response

15:12 [Deutsche Welle] Afghans welcome deal with Germany,,15951614,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:12 [CNN] Manchester City sorry for Tevez's 'Fergie R.I.P.' banner

15:13 [OpEdNews] Of Bullies and Banks

15:14 [The Hindu - News] Spate of notices by foreign nations forces Industry Ministry to consider BIPA review

15:15 [zero hedge] Risk Off As Greek Chaos Returns

15:17 [Russia Today] Greece fails to form new government, going to elections

15:20 [CNET News] Facebook is a fad, say half of people polled

15:21 [Slashdot] Mozilla Leaves Out Linux For Initial Web App Support

15:22 [Deutsche Welle] Start-ups on track in Berlin,,15951932,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:22 [Russia Today] All-consumin’ humans use 50% more than planet can offer – report

15:24 [zero hedge] Ok, You Better Be Sitting Down For This One...

15:26 [msnbc] Poll shows rising user distrust of Facebook

15:28 [Slate Magazine] The Marriage Trap

15:28 [The Hindu - News] UDF govt. have no political will take over lease violated forest land in Nelliampathy

15:29 [NPR] Consumer Prices, Consumer Spending Both Flat In April

15:30 [Financial Times] Greece set for fresh elections

15:31 [Fox News: politics] Edwards' daughter to testify in trial

15:32 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israeli historian Shlomo Sand receives death threats

15:33 [CNN] Man sets himself on fire outside Breivik trial court in Norway

15:33 [Topix Activism News] My day at the Amnesty Young Human Rights Reporter awards

15:34 [zero hedge] The Greek Neo Nazi Manifesto

15:37 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Argentina Faces the Dilemma of Unconventional Oil and Gas

15:37 [Global Voices] Costa Rica: Blogger Interviews President Laura Chinchilla

15:38 [zero hedge] Art Cashin On The Way To The European Egress

15:40 [CNET News] Google patents Project Glass wearable display

15:41 [Fin24 News] SA must look at resources - nature body

15:42 [The Atlantic: Technology] Did Parking Meters Just Get Too Smart?

15:42 [Big Think] Can the Internet Ever Be an Intimate Social Space?

15:43 [AL JAZEERA] Greece to hold new elections

15:43 [msnbc] Poll shows most users don't trust Facebook

15:45 [BBC: Technology] Mobile porn filters 'censorship'

15:45 [CBC: politics] Auditor refutes defence brass on F-35 cost calculations

15:46 [CNN] Gunmen raid, destroy villages in Nigeria

15:46 [The Independent] Suspended jail term for Premier League footballer Jermaine Pennant

15:48 [The Onion] [audio] Bicycle-Riding Circus Bear Pedals Back To Natural Habitat

15:48 [CNN: Money] VOTE ON $23 MILLION PAY

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Govt admits to reducing sourcing of crude oil from Iran by 11 per cent

15:50 [CNET News] Blame the app stores: Adobe Touch apps not in Creative Cloud

15:50 [msnbc: politics] A day of contradictions for Obama

15:52 [Russia Today] Lawn order: Moscow court orders protest trim

15:53 [Fox News: politics] US commander of Afghan war may shift to Europe

15:54 [NPR] Cost Of Cancer Pills Can Be Hard For Medicare Patients To Swallow

15:54 [CNN] 5 bodies found after standoff in Florida

15:57 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Gaza celebrates the end of the hunger strikes

15:57 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] A Mission in Syria

15:58 [Disinformation] The Firesharing Religion’s First-Ever Ordained Marriage

15:58 [The Atlantic: International] 3 Signs China May Be Ready to Innovate

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Chandrashekharan murder: weapons seized from Chokli

16:01 [The Independent] 4,000 foreign criminals at large in the UK

16:01 [Fin24 News] Corruption affects public trust

16:02 [Slashdot] Modeling People and Places With Internet Photo Collections

16:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fall guy's great escape

16:05 [Reuters] JPM's Dimon to face calls to split top roles

16:05 [zero hedge] Homebuilder Confidence Rises To 5 Year High As Actual Sales Remain Near All Time Lows

16:06 [Mother Jones] Poll: Americans Will Pay for Clean Energy

16:08 [Raw Story] O’Reilly: The talk of ‘income inequality is bull’

16:09 [zero hedge] A Greek Affair To Remember And Mr. Hollande's Opus

16:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Don C. Reed: "Fight for Each Other": Paralysis Cure Research Bill Hangs in the Balance

16:12 [Deutsche Welle] China accuses Dalai Lama of deceit after murder plot claim,,15951427,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:12 [Global Voices] Brazil: ‘Hands That Cure, Words That Heal'

16:13 [Slate Magazine] “Almost Autumn”

16:14 [CNET News] Twitter touts U.K. growth figures: 10 million strong

16:14 [] tabelavereklamhizmetlerindeliderfirmasentezre

16:15 [CNN] Sandra Bullock, George Clooney sci-fi drama 'Gravity' pushed to 2013

16:17 [The Independent] Scotland Yard sacks Ali Dizaei for second time

16:17 [Big Think] When is Hedging More Like Speculation?

16:18 [OpEdNews] William Astore: Hail to the Cheerleader-in-Chief!

16:19 [NPR] Questions About Another Texas Execution: Was Wrong Man Condemned?

16:19 [CNET News] AT&T gains in customer satisfaction as Verizon dips

16:20 [CNN] In election, 'a seat at the table' costs $5,000

16:20 [The Onion] Hershey's Announces It's All Out Of Candy

16:21 [The Hindu - News] Raja's release greeted with cheer

16:22 [Russia Today] Barbie doll singer dumps food for solar energy (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

16:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Leo Hindery, Jr.: Re Jobs, Pick the Low Hanging Fruit (Part 2)

16:23 [The Atlantic: International] Iranian Official: 'We Have Bypassed the West's Red Lines'

16:25 [CNN] Iran says it executed a man convicted of spying for Israel

16:30 [Fin24 News] Corruption affects public trust - minister

16:30 [Telegraph] Scotch Tape Off the Roll sculpture contest winners 2012

16:31 [The Nation] The National Security State Wins (Again)

16:32 [The Independent] New election for Greece as government talks collapse

16:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] Viruses used to power tiny device

16:33 [The Atlantic: International] The Unanswered Questions About America's Escalating Fight in Yemen

16:35 [Fox News: politics] Boehner tees up next round of debt-ceiling fight, Geithner pleads for no 'drama'

16:36 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 15, 2012

16:36 [CNN] 5 dead after standoff at Florida home

16:38 [The Hindu - News] Clean sweep by two students of the same school

16:38 [Pravda] 25 mongrel dogs burn alive in dog shelter fire

16:38 [Raw Story] Church sues woman for $500,000 after negative Google review

16:42 [The Hindu - News] Greeks head back to polls as govt. talks collapse

16:42 [Russia Today] Duma demands investigation into ‘March of Millions’ violence

16:43 [zero hedge] It's Official: Greece To Pay May 15 Bond Maturity

16:43 [Slashdot] Avira Premium Anti-Virus Bug Disables Windows Machines

16:44 [CNN: Technology] Report: New MacBook Pro to feature retina display

16:44 [Telegraph] Alexis Tsipras: the charismatic young Leftist aiming for victory

16:46 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] New Global Vaccine Strategy Glosses Over Basic Immunization Gaps

16:47 [Big Think] A Chuck Close Museum in the New York City Subway. Admission: $2.50

16:48 [Global Voices] Kyrgyzstan: Can a blogger be the fourth branch of government?

16:48 [Fox News: politics] Companies accused of disguising sales pitch as polls to get around 'Do Not Call' rules

16:48 [Raw Story] Republicans kill civil unions bill in Colorado special session

16:49 [The Independent] Bank of England set to cut growth forecast

16:49 [NPR] Homebuilders' Confidence Index At 5-Year High

16:52 [Russia Today] Greece euro exit to hit Spain and Italy hardest – experts

16:53 [Global Voices] China: Propaganda Against U.S. Ambassador Backfires

16:53 [Pravda] Mother kills baby with alcohol in her own breast milk

16:54 [] Democracy Now!: "Magic Soap" Maker David Bronner on Labeling Genetically Modified Food, Fair Trade, the War on Hemp

16:56 [zero hedge] Is Spain In Danger Of An Imminent LCH Margin Hike?

16:56 [CNN: Money] VOTE ON $23 MILLION PAY

16:56 [The Hindu - News] Harsh measures sought to relieve congestion on roads

16:57 [Guardian] Rebekah Brooks charged with perverting the course of justice

16:57 [Russia Today] Russian pipeline projects to gain from Nabucco woes

16:58 [Reuters] Pressure rises on JPMorgan over risk, clawbacks

16:58 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Palestinian artists in Gaza remember the Nakba

16:59 [New Statesman] Circulation figures: Express up, Guardian down.

16:59 [NPR] Ron Paul Isn't Dropping Out, Spokesman Says

16:59 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S II LTE getting bite of Ice Cream Sandwich

17:00 [World Policy Institute] IMF: Their Firewalls, Our Money

17:00 [Telegraph] Travel firm launches probe after two Britons die during Gran Canaria heatwave

17:02 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Despite Economic Growth, Food Insecurity Lingers in Africa

17:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] What The Rest of Us Can Learn From Impatient Gay Activists

17:02 [CBC: politics] There are no bad jobs, says Flaherty

17:03 [The Hindu - News] DMK cadre of Perambalur celebrate A. Raja's release

17:03 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

17:03 [CNN] Jewish group condemns remarks by leader of Greek far-right party

17:03 [Disinformation] #NoNATO: Breaking The Cycle And Building A Better World

17:06 [Mother Jones] Who Cares About Facebook?

17:07 [The Atlantic: Politics] If Obama Loses in 2012, What Will He Do Next?

17:08 [Raw Story] Alleged LulzSec deputy pleads not guilty to Stratfor hack

17:08 [CNN] Memorial Day road trip? You're not alone

17:09 [Pravda] Humans destroy a third of Earth's biological resources in 40 years

17:09 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Drone Warfare In America

17:10 [] Haaretz publisher Amos Schocken's Q&A with Haaretz readers

17:13 [The Atlantic: National] Detroit's Otherworldly Decay

17:14 [CNET News] In U.K., too, Apple relents on iPad 4G branding


17:15 [Fox News] Democrats Worry About Obama's Re-Election Bid

17:17 [CNET News] Baidu-based Android phone launches with Windows Phone, iOS in mind

17:20 [The Independent] Dominique Strauss-Kahn sues rape allegation maid Nafissatou Diallo for $1m

17:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] Sorry, Mr. Obama: You Can't Use Twitter to Predict Election Results

17:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Textbook Example of the Right's Epistemic Closure

17:23 [Raw Story] Gay top Romney donor pulls support and backs Obama over same sex marriage

17:24 [Pravda] Man smashes his bike to kill himself for his girlfriend

17:27 [The Onion] American Voices: Positive Affirmation Makes One Feel Worse

17:27 [Slashdot] Photographers, You're Being Replaced By Software

17:28 [United Nations Foundation] A Model Family (Part 2)

17:29 [The Hindu - News] CAG pulls up Madhavan Nair on Antrix-Devas deal

17:30 [] Reality meets fiction as Gilad Shalit visits the cast of Homeland on Tel Aviv set

17:32 [Russia Today] Palestinians clash with IDF while marking Nakba Day (PHOTOS)

17:33 [Slate Magazine] The Wire vs.


17:33 [CNN] Long-awaited Mladic war crimes trial opens Wednesday

17:34 [The Hindu - News] Saudi Arabia flags Gulf federation plan

17:34 [CNN] Poisoned water sickens Afghan boys at school

17:35 [The Independent] Indonesia bans Lady Gaga concert over fears she'll corrupt kids

17:36 [New Internationalist] Murder won't stop the fight for Cambodia's forests

17:36 [Mother Jones] Black Folks Not Quite Ready To Vote GOP Over Marriage Equality

17:38 [] Rights Group: Iraq Torture Prison Still Open

17:38 [The Atlantic: National] What Ben Bradlee Believed

17:39 [OpEdNews] Why Romney Will Pick a Boring White Guy for Vice President

17:39 [CNET News] Twitter's strange Discovery engine

17:40 [zero hedge] News That Matters

17:41 [United Nations Foundation] What One Week on an Abortion Fund Hotline Taught Me About the Economics of Stigma

17:41 [The Nation] Too Often, A New Baby Brings Big Debt

17:43 [Global Voices] Africa: Development or Democracy, Which Comes First?

17:44 [CNN] India's ex-telecom minister gets bail in scandal case

17:44 [Slashdot] Student Makes Real-Life Portal Turret

17:45 [Spiegel] Picture This: Pitching Hope

17:47 [Big Think] Diagnosing a Migraine: How Popular Science Helped A Writer Cope

17:48 [Slate Magazine] How To Pitch Manischewitz

17:49 [NPR] Why So Many Ph.D.s Are On Food Stamps

17:51 [The Independent] Government ends A4E welfare-to-work contract

17:53 [Raw Story] Scientists use modified virus to make mice live longer

17:53 [Truthdig] Dress for Success

17:54 [OpEdNews] Zone R or Using the Men's Room in Walgreen

17:55 [The Hindu - News] Summer fruits arrive

17:57 [CNN] Greece to hold new elections after stalemate

17:57 [CNET News] Upgrading a new PC to Windows 8 will cost you... $14.99

17:57 [Voice of America] Earth Summit Strives for Energy for All

17:58 [Disinformation] Will Multinational Corporations Eventually Own Everyone’s Land?

17:59 [OpEdNews] Romney, Unzipped & Exposed as Babbitt Clone

17:59 [zero hedge] God Is Doing God's Work - Hollande's Plane Returns To France After Being Hit By Lightning On Way To Merkel Visit

18:00 [] Drogando a los niños: La psiquiatría destruye

18:03 [Telegraph] A quarter of all deaths could be avoided with better healthcare: report

18:03 [zero hedge] Euro-Dumpfest Continues As LTRO Banks Implode

18:03 [Slate Magazine] The 2012 TV Upfronts

18:04 [straight] Rebekah Brooks could be looking forward to some Fridays behind bars

18:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gary Hart: Convergence in the Garden of Government Influence

18:10 [Spiegel] Delayed Indefinitely: Unravelling Berlin's Airport Debacle

18:11 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Skype Setup For Toddler's Room?

18:11 [CNN] Obama talks same-sex marriage on 'The View'

18:11 [Mother Jones] Conservatives, Kelo, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

18:12 [The Nation] Perhaps It’s Jamie Dimon Who Needs a Psychiatrist

18:12 [Amnesty International] Sudan must end clampdown on media amid arrest of journalist

18:13 [zero hedge] FBI Opens Inquiry Into JPM Loss

18:13 [] New Greek Elections Called as Left Holds Firm Against Austerity Drive

18:14 [New Statesman] IFS recommends making a switch from motoring taxes to road pricing


18:15 [CNN: Politics] JPMorgan makes Wall Street regulation a campaign issue again

18:17 [Big Think] Anxious Eagle, Rising Dragon

18:19 [Telegraph] Sketch: The airports minister who has a problem with wind

18:21 [Deutsche Welle] German – African initiative to battle climate change in Africa,,15952021,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:21 [msnbc] Iranians already feeling pain of sanctions

18:22 [CBC: politics] There are no bad jobs, Flaherty says

18:23 [Russia Today] Lighting strikes Hollande's plane en route to Berlin, forces return to Paris

18:24 [] Irish writer Gerard Donovan accuses pro-Palestinian group of 'bullying' him to boycott Israel

18:24 [The Independent] Afghan torture claim detainee seeks review

18:27 [New York Times: politics] In Graduation Speech to Women, Obama Leaps Into Gender Gap

18:28 [Raw Story] SC GOP candidate accuses opponent of issuing a shooting duel challenge

18:28 [Disinformation] 1966 Personal And Family Survival Guide

18:29 [OpEdNews] Mr. Wall Street

18:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: Everything Mitt Romney Likes, Autotuned

18:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jamal Abdi: House Voting to Shift U.S. Redline for War with Iran

18:36 [Mother Jones] MAP: Which States Are Best for Working Moms?

18:37 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes – Week of May 15, 2012

18:39 [OpEdNews] The Choice: Socialism or Fascism

18:39 [Topix Activism News] Syrian activists say regime fires on funeral

18:41 [] ¿Estamos todos locos?

18:43 [Russia Today] Are cops drugging Occupy Wall Street protesters in Minnesota?

18:43 [Fin24 News] Choppy JSE cuts gains, ends weaker

18:44 [OpEdNews] Venus Retrograde: Beautiful Minds, Loving Thoughts

18:48 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks against GOP summit to cut Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid

18:50 [CBC: politics] EI changes need debate, NDP says

18:50 [Telegraph] Cannes Film Festival: all the glamour of the golden age in pictures

18:54 [The Atlantic: National] The Anti-Science Streak in Federal Marijuana Policy

18:54 [OpEdNews] The Wit of Mitt: Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before (Revised)

18:55 [zero hedge] Guest Post: That Which Is Unsustainable Will Go Away: Pensions

18:56 [The Independent] Angry Rebekah Brooks attacks police and prosecutors over charges

18:58 [Global Voices] Mozambique: “Who wants to give birth here?”

19:03 [Disinformation] Brian Eno’s Imaginary Landscapes

19:05 [straight] Elizabeth Murphy: Son of STIR rising at Vancouver City Hall

19:07 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: Pricing in the Crazy

19:07 [Foreign Policy in Focus] America the Serial Killer

19:07 [Good] Product of the People: See Our First Design Sketches

19:08 [The Progressive] DNC Betrays Wisconsin

19:10 [Slate Magazine] Cellphones in Locker Rooms

19:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] The New Culture Jamming: How Activists Will Respond to Online Advertising

19:13 [Truthdig] JP Morgan Chase Self Destructs

19:14 [] Nuclear Catastrophe Imminent at San Onofre if Guidelines Continue to be Ignored

19:14 [The Independent] Potato suppliers scammed Sainsbury's out of millions

19:15 [] Urgent: Congress voting on pro-war Iran resolution today

19:18 [Russia Today] Henry Kissinger gets groped by TSA agents in New York

19:18 [Raw Story] Authors demand royalties from library ebook lending

19:19 [The Atlantic: National] How the Professor who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit

19:21 [Telegraph] Queen's Diamond Jubilee: RAF perfect 'ER II' formation in skies over North Wales

19:23 [The Progressive] Wis. Recall: Dubious polls/DNC foot-dragging

19:24 [] 'Terror Group' Who Enlisted Former US Officials on Verge of Potential Payoff

19:26 [CNET News] Oracle sums up: Google chose "reckless" infringement

19:26 [AL JAZEERA] Deaths in explosion in Colombian capital


19:27 [CNN] Woods ups his workload in bid to re-enter winning circle at majors

19:27 [Reuters] FBI launches probe of JPMorgan, shareholders back Dimon

19:27 [Pravda] Russia's break dance champion loses leg due to medical negligence

19:28 [Slashdot] ZeroTouch Sensor: Ready For Large Televisions and Gaming

19:29 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Star City and the Baikonur Cosmodrome

19:30 [NPR] The Price Of A Swift Pigeon: Try $328,000

19:31 [The Hindu - News] 2G case getting diluted: Jayalalithaa

19:32 [] Nagorno Karabakh: At Peace on a War Footing

19:32 [Guardian] Rebekah Brooks: case against me is an expensive sideshow

19:33 [Slashdot] Mac Clone Maker Saga Ends As SCOTUS Denies Appeal

19:34 [CNN: Technology] Will Facebook lose its edge after IPO?

19:35 [Telegraph] A4e stripped of contract due to "risk" to taxpayer

19:35 [Deutsche Welle] Classical music and Middle Eastern pop in Azerbaijan,,15951497,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:36 [zero hedge] Santelli Explains Why A Broke California "Likes" A Hot Facebook IPO

19:37 [CNN: Crime] Prosecutors release evidence list

19:38 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Husband Gone Wiccan

19:38 [Russia Today] FBI may charge George Zimmerman with hate crime

19:38 [The Onion] Opinion: I Was One Of Those Kids Who Always Took Cats Apart To See How They Worked (by Terrance Hanley)

19:39 [Global Voices] Colombia: 5 Dead, 19 Injured After Bomb Blast in Bogotá

19:39 [The Hindu - News] India, Pakistan may ink visa agreement by month-end

19:40 [The Independent] JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon survives shareholder push

19:43 [Raw Story] Sen. Bernie Sanders holds hearing to announce $3 billion AIDS drug prize

19:43 [The Progressive] DNC out of its mind on Wis. Recall

19:46 [United Nations Foundation] What a Different Reading of Mary Magdalene Can Tell Us About the Christian Value of a Woman's Voice

19:47 [The Hindu - News] CBI registers FIR against Yeddyurappa, sons

19:48 [Big Think] Online Social Networks and the Neighborhood Renaissance

19:48 [CNET News] Big data is worth nothing without big science

19:49 [CNET News] Improved LG Optimus 4X HD arrives in Europe in June

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Child actor Taruni Sachdev among victims of Dornier crash

19:51 [Telegraph] Former police officer claims to have solved mystery of the Zodiac killer

19:54 [Reuters] FBI launches JPMorgan probe, shareholders back Dimon

19:55 [Deutsche Welle] ThyssenKrupp weighs selling off Steel Americas unit,,15952844,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:56 [AL JAZEERA] Colombia blast 'targets' former minister

19:57 [The Hindu - News] GIC Housing to pay Rs. 4.50

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Presidential candidate: SP to indicate preference only after Congress, BJP decide


20:00 [AL JAZEERA] Deaths reported during Syria monitors' visit

20:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit

20:03 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

20:03 [Russia Today] Poll webcams show off Russia’s sights

20:03 [Truthdig] JPMorgan Chase Self-Destructs

20:04 [The Hindu - News] India's proposal for government control of Internet to be discussed in Geneva

20:05 [straight] B.C. Lions' Angus Reid believes Grey Cup belongs to fans across the province

20:05 [CNET News] Flickr upgrades core experience with bigger photos

20:06 [zero hedge] A Surprising Conversation With Athens

20:07 [Good] Why Does Major League Baseball Keep Killing Fans' Memes?

20:08 [Financial Times] Greece fails to form unity government

20:08 [Russia Today] Russia rolls out 112 as single emergency number

20:11 [CNET News] Finally, a chance to tweet to aliens

20:12 [CNN: Politics] Obama calls for marriage equality

20:14 [Disinformation] Ron Paul Halts Presidential Race, But Not His Quest for Liberty

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Nepali parties finalise constitutional deal

20:14 [Slashdot] Diablo III Released

20:18 [The Atlantic: Politics] What Conventional Wisdom? Poll Finds Romney Beats Obama on Favorability

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Centre open to talks: Ajit Singh

20:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Obama's Gay Marriage Endorsement Makes Waves in the Caribbean

20:22 [] Georgia: Tbilisi Walks Diplomatic High Wire on Iranian Nuclear Issue

20:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael B. Keegan: Let Me Guess: Mitt Romney Has Gay Friends

20:24 [The Hindu - News] Son's picture that appeared in The Hindu gives Mullaitivu mother hope

20:24 [Global Voices] Guyana: Creator of “Cuffie” Statue Dies

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Kicked by policeman, woman suffers miscarriage

20:29 [Global Voices] Cuba: Dissident Ferrer Garcia Re-Released

20:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: Bullying, Leadership and the Presidency of the United States

20:32 [CNET News] Google sums up: No 'shred of evidence' for patent claim

20:34 [The Hindu - News] Waitlisted Tatkal passengers to get first preference

20:35 [CNET News] Verizon's 4G LTE spreading to 28 new markets on May 17

20:36 [CNN] Illinois police investigating new bride's death

20:37 [This Magazine] The dirty dozen

20:38 [Russia Today] English cast of ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ heading to Moscow

20:38 [Raw Story] Pat Robertson: ‘The union of two men’ brings ‘disease and suffering’

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan gets invitation for Chicago meet on Afghanistan

20:42 [CNN] Former aide: Edwards surprised to learn about donations

20:43 [Good] A Geodesic Dome Promises Fish from the Sky

20:45 [Reuters: politics] Americans split on Obama's gay marriage decision

20:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin P. Chavous: A Personal Commitment to Educate All Kids

20:46 [The Hindu - News] State government plan for its own Stamp Act

20:47 [CNN] Congress, show political courage on defense cuts

20:47 [Mostly Water] East London Tenants Evicted in Run-Up to Olympics

20:48 [CNN] France: Hollande in Germany for debt crisis talks, hours into presidency

20:48 [The Hindu - News] Committee formed to recruit forest personnel

20:49 [zero hedge] Acknowledging The Arrival Of Peak Government

20:49 [] Execution Stayed for Mentally Incompetent Inmate

20:50 [The Hindu - News] No sign of Opposition, but AIADMK candidate pulls out all the stops in Pudukottai

20:52 [Fox News] Mississippi Police Eye Fake Cop in Highway Killings

20:52 [CNN] Former top FBI agent charged with child porn distribution

20:52 [The Hindu - News] Confusion rules on first day of issue of application forms for MBBS, BDS

20:53 [Raw Story] Facebook raises public offering price after being ‘swamped’ with requests

20:54 [CNN] Is Facebook a passing fad? Nearly half of Americans think so

20:55 [Reuters] Americans split on Obama's gay marriage decision

20:56 [CNN] Chavez opponent wants to be a uniter

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Jayakumar to focus on EMRIP work again

20:58 [Big Think] Why Power, Not Privacy, Is at Stake in Online Data Tracking

20:58 [CNN] Former minister target of Colombian bomb

20:58 [Raw Story] Police arrest at least five student protesters in Quebec

20:58 [Slashdot] 'G20 Geek' Byron Sonne Cleared of Explosives Charges

20:59 [The Hindu - News] NLC union terms talks eyewash, boycotts them

21:00 [Voice of America] Horrific Violence in Mexico Likely to Affect July Presidential Election

21:01 [CNET News] The 404 1,054: Where we're gonna need to see some ID (podcast)

21:03 [The Hindu - News] Relay fast begins at Idinthakarai

21:03 [Truthdig] JPMorgan and the $2 Billion Bet

21:05 [Fox News: politics] Republican NM Gov. Martinez criticizes Romney stance on immigration

21:05 [The Hindu - News] A pall of gloom as Nepal crash victim's family waits for the body

21:05 [CNN] Mexico's president reports death of author Carlos Fuentes

21:06 [straight] Dancers Dancing plays with perception in The Fine Line—twisted angels

21:08 [The Atlantic: Politics] Ron Paul's Delegate Strategy: What's in It for Romney?

21:09 [The Atlantic: International] An Epic Time-Lapse Map of Europe Over the Past 1,000 Years

21:09 [CNN] Police: Phony officer could be killing Mississippi drivers

21:09 [Telegraph] Mr Normal Francois Hollande ushers in a new era in France

21:10 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon limits F-22 fighter jet flights

21:10 [msnbc] JPMorgan's Dimon escapes frying pan, faces the fire

21:13 [The Onion] Derek Jeter Admits He Only Plays The Game The Right Way For The Pussy

21:14 [Disinformation] Military Dogs Being Euthanized As ‘Equipment’ Under Obscure Law

21:16 [NPR] Vermont Beer Makers Bring Back Old-Time Maple Sap Brews

21:17 [BuzzFlash] Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative in the Age of Obama

21:17 [CNN] Report: New MacBook Pro to feature retina display

21:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] Does Facebook Have a Trust Problem?

21:18 [zero hedge] CRAAPL

21:18 [CNN: Technology] Is Facebook a fad? Half of Americans think so

21:19 [Mostly Water] Mother Jones Deserves Her Own Stamp

21:20 [Fox News: politics] In Iowa, Romney warns of 'prairie fire of debt'

21:23 [CNN] Mexican author Carlos Fuentes dies

21:24 [CNET News] GM to yank $10M in Facebook ads, saying they don't work

21:24 [Reuters: politics] No boost for Obama from gay marriage decision

21:24 [Reuters] No boost for Obama from gay marriage decision

21:28 [Big Think] Environmental Cues That Boost Creativity

21:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Paradox of Twitter

21:28 [Raw Story] Breakthrough surgery restores hand function to paralyzed patient

21:29 [The Independent] Grace Dent: Twitter might have turned into a party with 10 million guests, but I'm still loving every minute of it

21:30 [CNN] Two suspected U.S. drone strikes reported in Yemen

21:30 [Mostly Water] Musqueam Blockade Remains as Negotiations Continue

21:32 [Fox News: politics] Bush touts Arab spring, says US can't fear freedom

21:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] He shouldn't be alive

21:36 [NPR] Why Do Terrorists So Often Go For Planes?

21:37 [Guardian] François Hollande meets Angela Merkel - full coverage

21:37 [zero hedge] Of Whitney Tilson's $345MM In AUM, $104MM Is In Call Options

21:38 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

21:40 [OpEdNews] Jamie Dimon's JPMorgan Chase: Why It's the Scandal of Our Time

21:40 [Slashdot] AMD Trinity A10-4600M Processor Launched, Tested

21:40 [] Lithuanian university calls off memorial for pro-Nazi head of state

21:42 [The Hindu - News] ‘Finance Ministry did demand inclusion of spectrum pricing in ToR of GoM'

21:43 [zero hedge] Of Whitney Tilson's $345MM In AUM, $104MM Is In Call Options, $24MM Is In Warrants

21:43 [Raw Story] Third-party group Americans Elect could ask Ron Paul to split GOP

21:44 [The Atlantic: National] Book News: Pushback, Videos, Lists

21:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Feffer: America the Serial Killer

21:48 [The Hindu - News] Engineer arrested in Saudi Arabia, deported

21:50 [The Hindu - News] ‘Social boycott made Dalits in 77 Gujarat villages migrate'

21:51 [AL JAZEERA] Deaths reported in Syria amid UN team's visit

21:51 [NPR] You May Be Among The Things That Go Bump In The Night

21:51 [CNN] G8 and NATO-athon, with a possible surprise guest

21:54 [zero hedge] Seek out people who disagree with you; The budget deficit is a stimulus; China = post-bubble Japan?


21:55 [CNET News] T-Mobile CEO announces job cuts, restructuring in memo

21:56 [The Hindu - News] Doctor held after woman sold newborn to pay for Caesarean

21:58 [Russia Today] Woman who says her WiFi was used by a 'house party for 100' not liable for copyright theft

21:58 [Raw Story] Dem. Reps and Common Cause file suit to rule filibuster unconstitutional

21:59 [Disinformation] Nikola Tesla Graphic Novel May Lead To Game, Movie, Apps & More

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Ambika throws up her hands as Lok Sabha complains of indecent TV ads

22:03 [Pravda] Why is the ICC against Africa?

22:03 [The Onion] Report Of Popular Fish's Death Starting To Get Around Tank

22:03 [Russia Today] Cops cuff college student after fatally wounding him with seven shots

22:06 [zero hedge] Market Deja Deja Deja... Oh Forget It!

22:06 [straight] Photo of the Day: Sunset Beach DJ

22:09 [CNET News] Consumers give top marks to Apple, raspberries to RIM in satisfaction ranking

22:10 [] A relatively quiet Nakba Day, thanks to Palestinian prisoners

22:11 [Telegraph] France's Hollande's plane struck by lightning en route to Germany

22:13 [CNN] In election, 'a seat at the table' costs $5,000

22:15 [Global Voices] Caribbean: Supporting Our Mothers

22:15 [OpEdNews] Deficit Reduction: The Great Distraction

22:15 [CNN] What 'X Factor' can do for Britney Spears

22:18 [Pravda] India and Iran strengthen ties

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Journey begins for engineering aspirants

22:20 [The Hindu - News] After delayed exams, students hope results will be on time

22:22 [Slashdot] Iranian Physics Student From UT Gets 10 Years In Jail For Spying

22:23 [BBC: Entertainment] Mexico writer Carlos Fuentes dies

22:24 [The Atlantic: International] The Other 'Nakba'

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Project faces mega roadblocks

22:25 [Global Voices] Bermuda: Austerity Reasons

22:25 [] A relatively quiet Nakba Day, thanks to the Palestinian prisoners

22:27 [CNN] Military families to get free pass to national parks

22:28 [Telegraph] Greece on brink of collapse

22:28 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Obama Super PAC Ad Makes a Mockery of Campaign-Finance Laws

22:29 [msnbc] Boehner lays down markers on year-end 'fiscal cliff'

22:31 [The Hindu - News] 50 fisherfolk to join work at shipbuilding yard on Wednesday

22:33 [The Hindu - News] Seven cases of chain snatching reported in less than 24 hours

22:33 [Raw Story] Romney suggests Obama has ‘beef’ with Bill Clinton

22:35 [The Hindu - News] Illegal hoardings to go soon

22:37 [AL JAZEERA] Deaths reported in Syria amid UN team's visit

22:38 [The Atlantic: Technology] People Click on About One of Every 2000 Facebook Ads They See

22:38 [Raw Story] Gay Indiana teen expelled for stun gun gets attacked at mall

22:38 [Pravda] Clinton putting squeeze on India

22:39 [The Atlantic: International] What China's Talking About Today: Deporting the Much-Despised 'Illegals'

22:40 [CNN] Zimmerman prosecutors release evidence list

22:41 [The Hindu - News] U.S. slaps sanctions against Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon

22:42 [zero hedge] What Happens When A Hedge Fund Hotel Explodes

22:44 [Telegraph] 'Scottish madam' Anna Gristina fails to appoint Uri Geller's son as lawyer

22:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep -- A Wall St. Banker

22:45 [CNN] 'Dancing With the Stars' doing first 'all-star' edition

22:46 [BuzzFlash] Five Reasons Drone Assassinations Are Illegal

22:46 [Mostly Water] Mitt Romney the Bully

22:47 [CNN] Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova advance in Rome

22:47 [AL JAZEERA] Hollande vows to work with Merkel

22:48 [Big Think] The Cleanweb: Green Energy Meets Moore's Law

22:49 [Topix Activism News] Group: Syria troops target health workers, wounded

22:49 [Fox News] Defense: Edwards Clueless About Money for Mistress

22:54 [] Anti-Wall Street Protesters Upstage Morgan Stanley

22:58 [CNET News] Toshiba Canvio portable drive now offers 1.5TB, adds NTFS support to Macs

22:58 [Truthdig] GOP Candidate’s Photo Depicts Rep. Wasserman Schultz in Dog Collar

23:01 [CNET News] WaterField's CitySlicker MacBook Air Case is slick, but the handle costs extra

23:02 [Slashdot] Police Charge News of the World Editor Over Voicemail Hacking

23:03 [The Progressive] Why NATO is bad for the world

23:03 [Russia Today] Medical blunder costs breakdance champ his leg

23:05 [Global Voices] Malawi: Kondwani Munthali: Malawi's Blogger of the Year

23:06 [NPR] Court Action May Lift Anonymity For Some Campaign Donors

23:07 [CNET News] It's not rude to Burpple during meals

23:07 [Fox News: politics] Obama assets valued at $2.6M to $8.3M

23:09 [CNN] Mobster's body exhumed from Vatican site in search for teen who vanished

23:09 [Anarchist news] Cleveland Anarchists, Pax and Support for Long Term Anarchist Prisoners

23:10 [OpEdNews] Spies Like Us?

23:11 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: In Iowa, Romney Decries 'A Prairie Fire of Debt'

23:11 [CNN] George W. Bush honors Aung San Suu Kyi and dissidents worldwide

23:12 [Infoshop] Ah-Anti-Anti-Capitalista

23:14 [The Nation] Sherrod Brown Held Corporations Accountable, Now They’re Spending Millions To Unseat Him

23:14 [Telegraph] Injured servicemen could lose support under Coalition's welfare reforms, British Legion warns


23:17 [Fox News] Chinese Activist 'Cannot Be Silenced'

23:18 [The Onion] Stockwatch: 3M Co. (MMM)

23:19 [Anarchist news] May Day Matters

23:20 [CNN] After meeting with Merkel, Hollande pushes for growth

23:20 [Global Voices] Norway: Discussing Latin America at the Oslo Freedom Forum

23:21 [CNET News] Avira update blocked Windows applications

23:21 [NPR] PHOTO: David Beckham Takes A Ribbing At The White House

23:23 [CNN] Former adviser: Edwards surprised about heiress's donations

23:23 [zero hedge] Majority Of Neo-Normal Greek Cops Vote Neo-Nazi

23:24 [Disinformation] Mitt Romney’s Favorite Things – Gregory Brothers Video

23:25 [Pravda] Interview with Qaisra Shahraz

23:26 [CNN] Romney, GOP try to shift focus to deficit

23:30 [Fox News: politics] Congress votes to reauthorize Export-Import Bank

23:32 [CNET News] Diablo III woes plague launch day players

23:33 [Raw Story] General Motors plans to pull Facebook ads due to lack of impact

23:35 [] Top U.S. think tank warns against Israeli, American strike on Iran

23:38 [Mother Jones] Catholic School Drops Student Health Care To Protest Contraception Coverage


23:40 [OpEdNews] The Cosmic Story: Gemini New Moon Solar Eclipse 2012

23:41 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] No Celebration for the Mothers of the Missing in Mexico

23:44 [Fox News] Churches Told They Can't Discriminate Against Gays

23:44 [CNET News] Netgear demos Broadcom-based 802.11ac Wi-Fi devices

23:45 [Slashdot] MIT Study: Prolonged Low-level Radiation Exposure Poses Little Risk

23:45 [OpEdNews] On Repairing dysfunctional government

23:47 [World Policy Institute] Global Warming, Redux

23:48 [The Onion] American Voices: Stranded Fisherman Sues Cruise Line

23:51 [CNN] Report: TSA security breaches mishandled

23:58 [Slate Magazine] What Does Facebook’s $100 Billion IPO Mean for You?

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