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00:00 [CNN] Michelle Bachelet wins presidential election in Chile

00:02 [CBC: politics] Ottawa, provincial finance ministers set for showndown on CPP boost

00:02 [Disinformation] The One Percent Is Hogging so Much of Our Income That It’s Holding the Economy Back

00:04 [Guardian] Chile's once and future president, Michelle Bachelet, wins runoff election

00:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: John McCain Visits Ukraine, Meets With Daughter Of Imprisoned Opposition Leader

00:09 [Slashdot] Photos Stream Back From China's Lunar Lander

00:14 [The Independent] Sports Personality of the Year: Andy Murray takes BBC prize while Lions get double honours

00:14 [NPR] In Press-Rights Battle, Reporter Says Accountability's At Risk

00:15 [Telegraph] Lebanese soldier opens fire on Israelis at border crossing

00:16 [BBC: Entertainment] Bon Jovi have biggest tour of 2013

00:18 [Fox News] Ice a concern after snow turns to rain in Northeast- FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER

00:18 [Fox News] Kim's aunt appears to have survived husband's purge

00:18 [Fox News] Groom killed while helping motorist after wedding

00:18 [Fox News] Dental hygienist's invention being used by Eagles

00:18 [Fox News] Navy pushing sonar tests amid environmental fears

00:18 [Fox News] NYPD officer gives homeless man shirt off his back

00:18 [Fox News] Pennsylvania teen charged in rape, beating of nun

00:18 [Fox News] Lawyer blasts medical examiner's report into death of woman found in San Francisco hospital stairwell

00:18 [Fox News] Group can hold parade despite gay rights group ban

00:18 [Fox News] Kerry comments add to missing agent mystery in Iran- Last person to see Levinson alive denies involvement

00:19 [Voice of America] Bachelet Easily Wins Chilean Presidency

00:20 [Reuters] Saved a state bailout, Slovenes question hefty banking bill

00:38 [Guardian] Ed Miliband promises drive to double rate of housebuilding

00:38 [CNN] Israeli soldier killed at border with Lebanon

00:40 [zero hedge] Trading The Technicals: Buy The "December Triple Witching" Dip

00:45 [OpEdNews] Another Provocation by the U.S. in the South China Sea?

00:46 [CNN] Drone strikes must end, Yemen's parliament says

00:48 [Reuters] Central African Republic leader in talks with militias

00:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Building jobs to 'plunge by 78,000'

00:49 [Deutsche Welle] Bachelet returns to presidency in Chile with overwhelming win in run-off

00:49 [Deutsche Welle] Syria government aircraft drop barrel bombs on Aleppo opposition

00:49 [Voice of America] Reuters: Libyan Autonomy Group Will Not Reopen Oil Ports, Challenges Tripoli

00:55 [Anarchist news] Initial Inquery About the 2013 “Best of @ 2013” awards

00:56 [Raw Story] Boston Police suspend licence plate reader technology indefinitely after media inquiry

00:58 [Financial Times] Landslide victory for Chile’s Bachelet

01:00 [The Independent] Israeli soldier shot dead near Lebanon border

01:06 [Guardian] Lebanon-Israel border shooting sparks tensions

01:07 [Amnesty International] DRC: Death threats and intimidation silencing human rights defenders

01:09 [Slashdot] Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which Shares Better?

01:11 [CNN: Money] More college presidents earn over $1M

01:14 [Guardian] Greece's former king goes home after 46-year exile

01:14 [Guardian] Gaza receives first fuel shipment in weeks after winter storm

01:16 [Global Voices] Bangkok has the Most-Instagrammed Location of 2013

01:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Untying the knots that bind

01:21 [Raw Story] EU suspends work on trade pact with Ukraine, protests continue

01:21 [Reuters: politics] White House adviser consulted Israeli officials on Iran deal

01:28 [Financial Times] Bahrain opposition seeks Alba inquiry

01:29 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Wengenn's naptime wonderland

01:31 [Telegraph] Michelle Bachelet returns to office in Chile after emphatic presidential run-off victory

01:31 [The Independent] Postcard from... Kassel

01:31 [The Independent] KPMG holds back £20m from partners to boost investment

01:31 [The Independent] 'Ring-fencing' of banks poised to start within weeks of Lords vote

01:31 [The Independent] David Blanchflower: George Osborne has failed the very tests he set himself in 2010 – and we are poorer as a result

01:31 [The Independent] Week Ahead: Aggreko's issues are related to the cyclical nature of the market and not its problems

01:31 [The Independent] Ian Burrell: After a year of falling ratings, Channel 4's head of comedy is banking on a series of new commissions to revive the broadcaster's fortunes

01:31 [The Independent] Retailers set to slash prices as high street gets festive jitters

01:31 [CNN] Halloween Fast Facts

01:33 [CNN: Health] First MLB player diagnosed with CTE

01:34 [] Dutch water company pressured to resume ties with Israeli firm

01:34 [Guardian] Geek deemed word of the year by the Collins online dictionary

01:35 [CNN] 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Fast Facts

01:40 [CNN] 7 video game worlds we most want to visit

01:42 [CNET News] Game developer focuses on social emotional learning (podcast)

01:44 [Guardian] Jayden Parkinson inquiry: man charged with murder

01:44 [Guardian] Google will not answer to British court over UK privacy claim

01:49 [] White House adviser consults Israeli officials on Iran deal

01:49 [Fox News] Senators threaten sanctions in Ukraine

01:49 [Fox News] WEBSITE BLACK HOLE? Thousands of ObamaCare purchases not recorded /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:49 [Fox News] SENATE SET TO VOTE Ryan defends budget deal amid Tea Party criticism /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:50 [Fox News] George P. Bush says he�s more like Gingrich

01:51 [Raw Story] Geek deemed word of the year by the Collins online dictionary

01:54 [Voice of America] UN Starts Aid Airlift to Syria from Iraq

01:54 [zero hedge] The Uncomfortable Truth Of A New Normal America (In One Cartoon)

01:57 [zero hedge] Japanese Stocks Tanking After Schizophrenic Tankan

02:03 [AL JAZEERA] Bachelet wins back Chile's presidency

02:04 [Deutsche Welle] Ireland exits financial bailout program

02:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] England crisis is not a surprise

02:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sydney real estate queens in feud

02:06 [Voice of America] Reuters: White House: Adviser Consulted Israeli Officials on Iran Deal

02:09 [AL JAZEERA] Attacks on Lebanon army posts leave five dead

02:17 [Fox News] Peter O'Toole dies at age 81

02:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] A girl's cry for help in her exercise book

02:25 [Reuters: politics] Obamas, stars come out for Christmas in Washington show

02:33 [Telegraph] Central African Republic leader in talks with militias

02:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] Life's a beach for Guy

02:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'May God have mercy on your soul, I don't'

02:49 [] Jerusalem’s skies clear, but capital still far from back to normal

02:56 [zero hedge] Peter Schiff Bashes "Feeble And Fictitious" Budget Deal

02:59 [Guardian] Thirty-six people, nearly half of them children, killed by Syrian army

03:03 [CNN] Opinion: Five of Peter O'Toole's best

03:04 [Deutsche Welle] Kyiv protests: 'No agreements with Russia!'

03:13 [CNET News] NSA divided over possible amnesty deal for Snowden

03:16 [Raw Story] Watch CBS 60 Minutes interview with NSA leaders on Snowden leak

03:16 [Raw Story] Daddy, don’t let your baby grow up to be Chunky Reese Witherspoon

03:25 [CNN] Covering the rape case that changed India

03:25 [CNN] 'Nirbhaya' victim of India gang rape fought for justice

03:25 [OpEdNews] Rob Kall, Publisher of OEN, Guests on "Tim Gatto, Uncut and Uncensored".

03:29 [CNN] Bus falls off freeway, kills 15 in Philippines

03:30 [OpEdNews] The prison that is Bangladesh

03:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] Life's a beach for Bondi's Guy

03:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] Groom killed 7 hours after wedding

03:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] Aussies close in on Ashes

03:43 [Topix Activism News] Dream Defenders gear up for more activism after Zimmerman verdict

03:47 [Fox News] US senators show support for anti-government protests in Ukraine

03:47 [Fox News] COURT DECISION LOOMS Lawyers for hero bin Laden raid doctor facing threats /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:47 [Fox News] SENATE SET TO VOTE Ryan defends budget compromise amid criticism /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:47 [Fox News] 'HORRIFIC INCIDENT' Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash can arrested

03:48 [Fox News] Gun control advocates vow to take fight into 2014- Girl, 17, fighting to live after Colorado school shooting

03:51 [Financial Times] Japan Inc signals caution

03:54 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: A poor bedtime story for rich people /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/tent-city.jpg

03:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Paratrooper's close shave with Virgin jet

03:57 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

03:58 [zero hedge] Is The Perfect Storm Coming For Gold?

03:58 [CNN] Indiana groom dies in road accident hours after wedding

03:58 [BBC: Entertainment] New Zealand to host Avatar sequels

03:59 [The Hindu - News] Oscar-winning actor Joan Fontaine dies

04:02 [Slashdot] Theo De Raadt Says FreeBSD Is Just Catching Up On Security

04:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] How Malawi’s President Joyce Banda Lives Mandela’s Legacy

04:03 [Disinformation] Can Facebook Status Updates Indicate Psychopathy?

04:10 [CNET News] Key Microsoft engineer defects to rival Google

04:11 [Raw Story] Texas judge forced to resign after texting prosecutors during trial now running for district attorney

04:12 [Big Think] A Beautiful Spontaneous Musical Tribute to Mandela in a Grocery Store (video)

04:13 [The Hindu - News] Philippine bus plunges off elevated highway, 22 dead

04:15 [Fox News] Iran dampens Kerry's optimism in search for missing ex-FBI agent /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:15 [The Hindu - News] Techies develop apps for urban governance

04:18 [Slate Magazine] A Tearful Farewell

04:21 [CNN] Downey: Unsafe at home plate

04:25 [The Hindu - News] Artistes honoured

04:26 [OpEdNews] The Pacific Ocean Does Not Belong to Japan: It Belongs to All of Us

04:26 [Infoshop] Workers in Bangladesh Torch Wal-Mart Supplier

04:29 [The Hindu - News] ‘State should amend section 377’

04:29 [The Hindu - News] Cameron to shoot 'Avatar' sequels in New Zealand

04:31 [The Hindu - News] On Sunday, Besant Nagar woke up to Zumba

04:33 [The Hindu - News] Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha honours artistes

04:35 [The Hindu - News] Six minors held for bike racing in Chennai

04:36 [AL JAZEERA] Actor Peter O'Toole dies, aged 81

04:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] Incredulous gasps at abuse hearing

04:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Nation vs. National Review on Obama and Inequality

04:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] America's Child Soldiers

04:46 [Infoshop] Palestine-Israel: The joint struggle monthly convergence starting this Saturday in Nabi Saleh

04:46 [Voice of America] Actress Joan Fontaine Dies

04:51 [Infoshop] Review of Squatting in Europe

04:54 [CNN] Thanks to science, there are more baby pandas

04:56 [The Hindu - News] Hilly areas in TN to get ambulances

04:56 [Voice of America] VOA News: Actress Joan Fontaine Dies

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Marthanda Varma, head of Travancore royal family, dies

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Party cadre behind student bus clashes?

05:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Kuttner: Needed: Freedom Summer 2014

05:05 [CBC: politics] Kenney should steer clear of Toronto issues, Flaherty hints

05:05 [CNN] Airlines turn to social media to keep customers happy

05:07 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscar-winning actress Fontaine dies

05:10 [Guardian] Ashes 2013-14: Australia v England – day four live! | Russell Jackson and John Ashdown

05:10 [The Hindu - News] In the beginning, there was the Music Conference

05:11 [Infoshop] The Reasonable “Madness” of Revolt

05:14 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:14 [The Hindu - News] Chennai Engagements: Dec 16, 2013

05:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Parachutist's close shave with jet

05:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Colleague calls for Turnbull's head

05:14 [zero hedge] S&P Futures, Nikkei Slide On Large Block Trade

05:15 [Deutsche Welle] Israeli soldier shot dead along Lebanon border

05:18 [The Hindu - News] DMK-Congress divorce had to happen

05:20 [Reuters] Japan business mood hits 6-year high as 'Abenomics' takes hold

05:25 [straight] Rezoning application filed to keep Western Front operating as artist-run centre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Western_Front_Building%202.jpg

05:36 [Raw Story] Oscar-winner Joan Fontaine dead at 96

05:40 [Telegraph] Bus falls from elevated highway in Manila killing 21 and injuring 20

05:41 [The Hindu - News] Efforts on to drive elephants back from Chamalapura

05:43 [zero hedge] BaBuSHCaiN...

05:43 [The Hindu - News] Hundreds take part in ‘Run for unity’ in Bangalore

05:47 [The Hindu - News] ‘Close down Kannada Sahitya Parishat if you can’t release funds on time’

05:50 [CNN] 10 things Canada does better than anywhere else

05:51 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Corporation sees increase in deliveries at maternity homes

05:52 [Fox News] Kim post-baby bod airbrushed?

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Bird race enthrals Coimbatore's young and aged alike

05:55 [straight] Peter O'Toole dies after legendary acting career /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Peter_O%27Toole%203.jpg

05:57 [The Hindu - News] Universities join hands to reach out to rural youth

05:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce New Laws On Gun Control

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Police deny hacking of website

05:59 [BBC: Technology] Google buys military robot-maker

06:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] He walked out of home and vanished

06:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Over and out: Bailey sets record as Watson belts brutal century

06:01 [The Hindu - News] SMS seeking Aadhaar details for LPG supply causes concern among consumers

06:01 [AntiWar] Who Was Robert Levinson Working For?

06:01 [AntiWar] America’s Child Soldiers

06:01 [CNET News] Still together: New analysis finds Samsung A7 inside iPhone 5S

06:03 [BBC: Entertainment] Tributes paid to actor Peter O'Toole

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Protest against Ghats report disastrous: Kumaraswamy

06:05 [Fox News: politics] The next Bush says he’s more like Gingrich than presidential uncle, grandfather

06:05 [Fox News: politics] ‘Complete waste’: Army Corps flushed $5.4M on ‘unusable’ trash incinerators, probe finds

06:06 [Voice of America] Michael Lipin: Peter O'Toole, Most Nominated Actor not to Win an Oscar, Dies at 81

06:09 [CNN] Opinion: The costs of Shanghai's education success story

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Thousands offer pongala at Chakkulathukavu

06:09 [NPR] Ireland Exits Bailout Program, But Economy Still On The Mend

06:11 [CNN] Report: 16 killed in clash in China's restive Xinjiang region

06:15 [Good] Reflections on Teaching with a Broken Face

06:16 [AL JAZEERA] China media says clash in Xinjiang kills 16

06:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Keith Alexander, Rick Ledgett Discuss Amnesty For Edward Snowden

06:17 [Big Think] Moments of Clarity: How 180,000 People Can Be 'As One'

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Conduct accident-free Thai Poosam at Palani: HC Bench

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Creation of Hasanur Forest Division makes monitoring effective in STR

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Initiative to replenish Kodikulam tank

06:25 [straight] Transcript: James Moore says it's not his job to feed his neighbour's kid /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/CNYParade-SH-2013-1891.jpg

06:25 [The Hindu - News] “The memories of December 16 night are still alive”

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Madurai: Taking a leaf out of the green brigade book

06:27 [The Hindu - News] We resent the stigma attached to Ravidass Camp, say residents

06:31 [The Hindu - News] 1984 anti-Sikh riots: US court asks Sonia to respond by Jan 2

06:31 [The Hindu - News] Madurai's veteran athlete still runs at 70-plus

06:33 [CNN] 83 dead in aerial bombardments on Aleppo, Syria, opposition group says

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Robbers’ gang busted in Delhi, 4 held

06:36 [The Hindu - News] DPCC chief resigns, takes responsibility for poll debacle

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Man kidnapped by gang, murdered at Kalpalayam

06:40 [Voice of America] Reuters: Riot in China's Xinjiang Leaves 16 Dead

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Telangana Bill tabled in Andhra Assembly

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Trichy woman seeks CBI probe into daughter’s death

06:44 [The Hindu - News] Need lessons in history, watch stage plays: Director Badri

06:44 [The Hindu - News] Telangana Bill tabled in Andhra Assembly

06:44 [Voice of America] Clash in China's Xinjiang Kills 16

06:46 [The Hindu - News] Bamboo bicycle displayed at the Kochi fest

06:47 [Sydney Morning Herald] Madam claimed to have key to murder mystery

06:47 [Sydney Morning Herald] Payout over Google ranking 'scam'

06:47 [Fox News: politics] Utah governor vows to review judge's polygamy ruling

06:48 [Fox News] Army Corps of Engineers spent $5.4M on 'unusable' trash incinerators, probe finds

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Monsoon spells trouble for low-lying layouts in Trichy

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Call on Kochi Metro’s Tripunithura extension on December 18

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Mini marathon in Trichy marks Patel’s death anniversary

06:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Gary Herbert, Utah Governor, Expresses Concern Over Polygamy Ruling

06:58 [Slashdot] Want a FPGA Board For Your Raspberry Pi Or Beagle Bone?

07:00 [Mother Jones] The Fight Against Income Inequality Has Already Been Half Won /files/blog_income_shares_1980_2010.jpg

07:02 [The Hindu - News] Volvo bus fire probe reveals driver was on double duty

07:03 [Slate Magazine] The Open-Sorcerers

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Telangana Bill tabled in AP Assembly amid din

07:15 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: A recipe for standstill

07:18 [The Hindu - News] JNNURM debate: ex-Deputy Mayor lashes out at Chammany

07:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Weaker $A 'will make households poorer'

07:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Brothel madam claimed to have key to murder mystery

07:20 [The Hindu - News] ‘Farmers’ support vital in achieving food security’

07:20 [The Hindu - News] Transcending odds, she is set to study theatre in London

07:22 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Fast cars and peanut butter /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/car-with-pretzel-snacks-01.jpg

07:24 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned after condoling death of Ola

07:29 [Telegraph] Groom in Chicago killed on way back from wedding helping stranded motorist

07:29 [Telegraph] Chinese police shoot dead 14 during riot in Xinjiang

07:29 [Telegraph] MSPs warned 'amend gay marriage laws or lose your seats'

07:29 [Telegraph] British police tell Romanians 'dont come without jobs'

07:29 [The Atlantic: National] When Rails Make the Difference, From Down East to the Southwest

07:35 [Deutsche Welle] German sports journalists select Athletes of the Year

07:42 [Anarchist news] Final Straw: Alvaro Luna Hernandez, Oso Blanco & metal

07:43 [The Hindu - News] Revival chances up for goods station, harbour terminus

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Bomb kills 3 explosive experts in Pakistan

07:46 [AL JAZEERA] US 'deeply concerned' over Laos activist fate

07:48 [CNN] Car bomb explodes outside police station in northern Iraq

07:49 [The Hindu - News] 16 die in clash in western China

07:49 [Truthdig] The Play’s the Thing

07:50 [Voice of America] Reuters: China Eyes Collection of Lunar Samples in 2017

07:53 [Topix Activism News] 13 more dead as B'desh PM issues warning

07:59 [Telegraph] BBC Trust accused of failing to control big pay-offs

07:59 [Telegraph] New 'Tech Levels' created in drive to boost practical skills

07:59 [Telegraph] Volcanic eruption sees Italian airport closed

08:03 [Reuters] Thai opposition debates whether to run in February election

08:05 [The Hindu - News] Cooperative milk producers’ union to come up in Perambalur district

08:09 [The Hindu - News] I-T recovery proceedings against ETA Star upheld

08:09 [The Hindu - News] ‘Power scenario to stabilise by January’

08:09 [Reuters] Saved a state bailout, Slovenes question hefty banking bill

08:11 [The Hindu - News] Law intern’s affidavit against Ganguly made public

08:11 [The Hindu - News] Vasan seeks parties’ support for Lokpal Bill

08:15 [NPR] Joan Fontaine, Oscar-Winner For 'Suspicion,' Dies

08:17 [The Hindu - News] A double whammy for Perambalur cotton growers

08:18 [CNN] Heavy fighting breaks out in the capital of South Sudan

08:19 [The Hindu - News] ‘Religion leaders, capitalists corrupting literary forums’

08:23 [Voice of America] UN Airlifting Aid to Syria from Iraq

08:23 [Guardian] Cuts to care funding mean half a million fewer looked after, study finds

08:31 [Telegraph] Foot-dragging over hunt ban relaxation could 'squander' support, Cameron warned

08:31 [Telegraph] Triumph of the geek: term of abuse becomes ultimate accolade

08:31 [Telegraph] Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch left wondering about his own faked death scene

08:31 [Telegraph] Charities call for cancer carers to have new legal right to support

08:31 [Telegraph] Mars and Snickers shrink but prices stay the same

08:36 [The Hindu - News] Voter registration drive begins in Vijayawada

08:36 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Govt. allots 2 acres for Haj House

08:40 [The Hindu - News] Dismantled gun found near Vijayawada Railway Station

08:44 [The Hindu - News] Will develop Vijayawada into Health City: Kondru Murali

08:46 [Good] The Best of Design in 2013

08:47 [Voice of America] VOA News: UN Airlifting Aid to Syria from Iraq

08:47 [Telegraph] Tube flashers are the bane of Huw's life

08:47 [Telegraph] Coalition policy 'strangling' Big Society

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Run for Unity a big hit in Vijayawada

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Bring IAS officers under SC/ST fund utilisation bill: Dalit group

08:54 [The Hindu - News] Lakshmipuram Colony: A cute colony on the outskirts

08:59 [Fox News: politics] NSA task force leader: Snowden took 'the keys to the kingdom'

08:59 [Pravda] How can Russia ensure military parity?

09:00 [NPR] Healthy Habits Can Help Induce Sleep Without The Pills

09:00 [NPR] Battle Of The Bottom Feeder: U.S., Vietnam In Catfish Fight

09:00 [NPR] When Craft Beer Goes Global: A Kansas Brewery's Tale

09:00 [NPR] Peter O'Toole: Exuberant From 'Lawrence' To His Last Role

09:00 [AL JAZEERA] Low turnout mars Mali's parliamentary vote

09:00 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy gunfire heard in South Sudan capital

09:00 [AL JAZEERA] Children dead in Syria 'barrel bombs' attack

09:02 [BBC: Health] Self-harm link to prison suicides

09:02 [BBC: Health] Right-to-die case at Supreme Court

09:02 [BBC: Health] Take two apps three times a day

09:03 [Disinformation] The Old Man and The Sea: An Animated Short Film By Aleksandr Petrov

09:08 [The Hindu - News] ‘Run for Unity’ goes beyond politics: BJP

09:08 [The Hindu - News] OHC deal: Port union lashes out at Vizag Port Trust

09:09 [CNN] More snow to the Northeast and Midwest, enough to boost holiday spirit

09:11 [CNET News] Nine tech torments I'd like to see fixed in 2014

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Vizag Port officials allay fears on retrenchment

09:14 [The Hindu - News] Know green laws, assert your right: E.A.S. Sarma

09:14 [The Hindu - News] Tell students that math is easy: Madanlal B. Ghai

09:16 [The Hindu - News] How can affidavit come out in open, asks Ganguly

09:18 [The Hindu - News] Moneylenders come under police scanner

09:18 [The Hindu - News] Important for students to stay focused and explore beyond textbooks: G.S.N. Raju

09:19 [Fox News: politics] Gun control advocates vow to take fight into 2014 elections, spend millions

09:19 [Telegraph] Downton Abbey cast 'stink' due to no wash wardrobe policy

09:20 [The Hindu - News] KSRTC to continue benefits: Mohammed

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Experts deem school biogas project a half-baked idea

09:25 [Voice of America] Roadside Blast Kills Bomb Disposal Team in NW Pakistan

09:30 [The Hindu - News] Lalu Prasad released on bail

09:31 [Fin24 News] Sappi's products to be shipped via Maputo port

09:32 [Le Monde diplomatique] Mandela, the good African

09:33 [Reuters] Bombs, suicide attacks in Iraq kill at least 21: police, medics

09:33 [Pravda] Europe to explode itself by adopting 'Magnitsky Act'

09:33 [The Independent] RSA faces takeover pressure as chief executive Simon Lee quits

09:33 [Telegraph] Retro household gadgets like the Teasmade make a comeback

09:33 [Telegraph] Not all little girls dream of being a fairy princess

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Miraculous escape for RTC passengers in Anantapur

09:35 [The Hindu - News] LSP will make a splash in 2014 polls: Jayaprakash Narayan

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Miraculous escape for 28 APSRTC passengers on NH 44

09:38 [Guardian] Mark Bridger to launch appeal, April Jones's parents say

09:38 [Anarchist news] Introducing Black Seed – a new anarchist publication

09:39 [The Hindu - News] Raw deal for Andhra's processors in oil palm pricing?

09:40 [Reuters] Death toll in Syrian bombing raid on Aleppo rises to 76: monitor

09:42 [OpEdNews] The Mandela Barbie

09:46 [CNN] Fraternity kicks out chapter after New York 'hazing' death

09:47 [Fox News] Gun control supporters vow to pour fight, money into 2014 elections /i/redes/icon-video.gif

09:47 [Fox News] THE NEXT BUSH George P. says he's more like Gingrich than 41 or 43

09:47 [Fox News] WHERE IS HE? Iran FM says 'no idea' of ex-FBI man's whereabouts /i/redes/icon-video.gif

09:47 [Fox News] 'THE LOWEST LOW' Groom returning from wedding died aiding driver

09:48 [Pravda] Why Obamacare Becomes a Corrupt Law

09:48 [The Independent] Millions in aid to China criticised as ambition space programme is announced

09:48 [The Independent] Jayden Parkinson: Man charged with murder as search for missing teen continues

09:49 [Truthdig] America’s Child Soldiers

09:50 [Guardian] Indian state moves to debunk black magic

09:51 [Voice of America] VOA News: Roadside Blast Kills Bomb Disposal Team in Peshawar

09:52 [Reuters] Chile's Bachelet promises reforms after landslide election win

09:52 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy gunfire rocks South Sudan capital

09:55 [BBC: Science & Environment] Arctic sea ice volume bounces back

09:57 [Voice of America] Heavy Gunfire Erupts in South Sudan's Capital

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Antony: Our decision is to maintain peace at China border

09:58 [Reuters] Riot in China's Xinjiang kills 16, 'terror gang' blamed

09:58 [AL JAZEERA] Death toll doubles in 'barrel bombs' attack

10:03 [CNN: Money] China factories stuck in cruise control

10:04 [The Independent] Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies aged 96

10:04 [The Independent] Twitter uncovers the top tweets of 2013

10:06 [Telegraph] Catholic leader brands immigration policies 'inhumane'

10:06 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Winter Wonderland damp squib closes

10:08 [Guardian] Syrian army bombing 'kills scores in Aleppo'

10:08 [Financial Times] Christie’s takes maiden art auction to Mumbai

10:08 [Financial Times] Lebanese troops shoot dead Israeli soldier

10:10 [Deutsche Welle] Verdi labor union widens walkout at Amazon in Germany

10:10 [Deutsche Welle] South Sudan gunfire prompts UN call for calm

10:10 [New Statesman] Miliband's plan to increase housebuilding: the five big ideas

10:12 [AL JAZEERA] Death toll doubles in Syria bombing raid

10:13 [Slashdot] NZ Developers Win 'Koha' Trademark Case

10:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Expect more 'senseless violence' this weekend

10:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] $500,000 bonus 'not big enough'

10:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon-Christopher Bua: Obama's Lessons on Miracles From Mandela and Lincoln

10:20 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 16 December 2013

10:20 [Telegraph] Further restrictions on EU migrants coming to UK, says Theresa May

10:20 [The Independent] Enda Kenny thanks Ireland as country exits its bailout programme

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Seemandhra, Telangana legislators nearly come to blows

10:28 [Reuters] South Africa buries 'greatest son' Mandela

10:29 [CNN: Money] The $2 million home theater

10:30 [Deutsche Welle] A year after the Delhi gang rape, what has changed?

10:30 [Deutsche Welle] Storing renewable energy starts at home

10:31 [Fin24 News] JCE indices end week lower

10:32 [BBC: Entertainment] MPs condemn BBC pay-off 'cronyism'

10:34 [Reuters] Japan business mood hits six-year high as 'Abenomics' takes hold

10:34 [Global Voices] China's 2014 Holiday Schedule Triggers Complaints

10:36 [The Hindu - News] No point opposing Lokpal after Anna’s consent: Khurshid

10:36 [The Independent] Devastated girl reunited with lost teddy bear following remarkable social media appeal

10:36 [The Independent] Paul Walker’s funeral: Fast & Furious actor laid to rest in private service

10:46 [Good] How a Simple Game Brought Me Back

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Landslide win for Bachelet in Chile presidential vote

10:47 [Voice of America] Australia Withdraws Last Combat Troops from Afghanistan

10:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Boy who'd never been to school fights odds for a place at the top

10:52 [Telegraph] Theresa May proposes further restrictions on EU migrants coming to UK

10:52 [Le Monde diplomatique] America's child soldiers

10:54 [Truthdig] Tree Find Confirms Italian Alpine Melt

10:56 [CNN] Attacks across Baghdad and northern Iraq kill 25

10:58 [The Hindu - News] One year on, Delhi remembers gangrape victim

10:58 [Guardian] Fracking protesters dump wind turbine blade at Manchester drilling site

11:00 [Deutsche Welle] Thomas de Maiziere: A look at 'Merkel's best man'

11:00 [New Statesman] Cutting the budget for social care is a false economy

11:00 [AL JAZEERA] Israel fires into Lebanon in retaliation

11:02 [The Hindu - News] Heavy gunfire heard in South Sudan capital

11:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Final troops leave Tarin Kowt

11:05 [Voice of America] VOA News: Australia Withdraws Last Combat Troops from Afghanistan

11:05 [CBC: politics] Arctic ownership race about more than Santa and science

11:08 [The Independent] Russell Brand’s autobiography banned from Guantanamo Bay

11:08 [The Independent] Sri Lanka Airlines bomb threat: Alan Patey to appear in court charged with making hoax

11:08 [Telegraph] Titanic II creator's 'Palmersaurus' theme park

11:08 [Telegraph] UK paid more than £27m in aid to China last year

11:08 [The Hindu - News] TN milk producers union to stop supply to co-op societies

11:09 [Fox News: politics] Huckabee’s Media Move: Staying in the mix for 2016

11:10 [AL JAZEERA] S Africa unveils statue in honour of Mandela

11:10 [The Hindu - News] Seoul calls for vigilance over North Korea

11:13 [New Internationalist] The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

11:15 [New Statesman] Why India is sitting on a social timb-bomb of violence against women /sites/default/files/images/India-missing-women.gif

11:16 [AL JAZEERA] Death toll spikes in Syria bombing raid

11:19 [Global Voices] A French Version of NSA Electronic Surveillance Program ?

11:20 [Fin24 News] Kruger Park closes as eateries move in

11:21 [Guardian] Chile election victor Michelle Bachelet pledges major reforms

11:23 [The Independent] Plough pub Twitter account posts rogue tweets about headchef fired

11:24 [Telegraph] Peter O'Toole life and career in pictures

11:24 [AL JAZEERA] Death toll rises in Syria bombing raid

11:24 [The Hindu - News] Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

11:29 [Fox News: politics] Ryan defends budget compromise before final Senate vote set for this week

11:29 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: 'Population cannot go on increasing'

11:33 [Voice of America] France Seeks More Help for C.A.R.

11:34 [AL JAZEERA] S Sudan declares curfew after troops clash

11:35 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela reaches final resting place in ancestral village of Qunu

11:35 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: EU closes the door on Yanukovych

11:35 [BBC: Entertainment] In pictures: Actress Joan Fontaine

11:37 [BBC: Technology] NSA 'considering' Snowden amnesty

11:38 [Telegraph] Air passenger misbehaviour 'on the rise'

11:39 [The Independent] Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer

11:39 [The Independent] Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters accused of antisemitism after comparing Israeli government to Nazis

11:40 [New Statesman] Competition: win a signed copy of The Best of British Political Cartoons 2013

11:41 [The Hindu - News] At least 12 killed in Baghdad bombings

11:41 [Slashdot] Norway Rejects Bitcoin As Currency; Taxes As Asset, Instead

11:44 [Global Voices] The Inside Story of China's CCTV Journalist

11:49 [Voice of America] VOA News: France Seeks More Help for CAR

11:53 [Fox News] Iran dampens Kerry's optimism in search for missing American

11:53 [Fox News] KURTZ: Huckabee's media move keeps him in the mix for 2016

11:53 [Fox News] Philadelphia archbishop removes 5 priests over sexual abuse, misconduct allegations

11:53 [Fox News] Lawyers for bin Laden raid doctor face threats as new ruling nears

11:53 [Fox News] Michelle Bachelet easily regains Chile presidency

11:53 [The Hindu - News] Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI

11:53 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Fed decision around the corner

11:54 [Reuters] U.S. offers help to South East Asia, most to Vietnam, to patrol seas

11:54 [Telegraph] Kidney grown from stem cells by Australian scientists

11:55 [The Independent] Pornstar tells university to stop skinning rodent's penises for sex experiments

11:55 [The Independent] Crab Neubla: Noble gas molecules detected in space for the first time

11:55 [The Independent] Standard Chartered takes a hit as finance director is stripped of risk role

11:55 [The Independent] Mark Bridger will challenge life sentence for murdering five-year-old April Jones

11:55 [The Hindu - News] SC rejects plea for retrospective disqualification

11:55 [New Statesman] Just 10 MPs sign parliamentary motion opposing pay rise

11:57 [The Hindu - News] SC rejects plea to modify ruling on diqualification of convicted MPs

11:59 [Guardian] Weatherman Fred Talbot rearrested on suspicion of indecent assaults on boys

12:00 [Global Voices] PHOTOS: Remains of Exhumed War Victims Returned to Families in Guatemala

12:00 [Deutsche Welle] Indian firms take little notice of law against sexual harassment

12:01 [Mother Jones] Which Fast-Food Kids' Meal Is the Healthiest? /files/FastFood-SidexSide2.jpg

12:02 [Topix Activism News] Syria air raids kill 15 in Aleppo: Activists

12:02 [BBC: Entertainment] Family Guy character returns to show

12:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Doctor Abductions Leave Patients Helpless

12:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Italian Mafia Up To Dirty Business

12:03 [Voice of America] Daniel Schearf: Japan Courts Southeast Asia Amid Mutual Tensions with China

12:04 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Republicans Want It Both Ways With Treaties

12:05 [AL JAZEERA] Australian troops leave Afghanistan

12:05 [BBC: Entertainment] First all-female final for Strictly

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Lokpal Bill highest priority of Govt.: Kamal Nath

12:10 [CNN] 10 unique things about Cyprus

12:10 [Deutsche Welle] Australia withdraws troops from Afghanistan

12:10 [Telegraph] Plebgate police officer Keith Wallis in court accused of being 'false witness'

12:10 [Telegraph] Tony Abbott says Australia's role in Afghanistan 'worth it' as final troops come home

12:10 [Telegraph] Sir David Attenborough warns city children losing only exposure to nature

12:11 [Guardian] Champions League draw: knockout stage – live! | Gregg Bakowski

12:11 [Guardian] South Sudan capital hit by gunfire amid coup reports

12:11 [The Independent] James Franco makes ‘drugged’ confession in topless Instagram video

12:15 [Global Voices] Uruguay Becomes a “Sanctuary for Whales and Dolphins”

12:15 [AL JAZEERA] Al-Shabab claim they are back on Twitter

12:15 [The Hindu - News] SC rejects plea to modify ruling on disqualification of convicted MPs

12:15 [Voice of America] South Sudan President Declares Curfew After 'Attempted Coup'

12:18 [CNN] Record sum needed to handle refugee burden on Lebanon from Syria

12:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] If a Drone Strike Hit an American Wedding We'd Ground Our Fleet

12:21 [New Statesman] The magic of the mundane: more games should reflect real-life's everyday tasks

12:24 [CNN] $600 guitars made from oil cans: The authentic South Afri-can sound

12:25 [Voice of America] South Sudan President Declares Curfew After 'Attempted Coup'

12:26 [Reuters] Slovenia to pay banks for bad loans with short-term bonds

12:26 [The Independent] BP secures $16bn deal to develop Oman gas project

12:26 [The Independent] GlaxoSmithKline bets big on emerging markets in $1bn plan to raise stake in India unit

12:26 [The Independent] Andre Villas-Boas sacked: Tottenham announce 'termination of services' following 5-0 defeat to Liverpool

12:26 [The Independent] More trouble for François Hollande as France is christened the new “sick man of Europe”

12:30 [CNN] Champions League draw: Bayern to face Arsenal, City to take on Barca

12:31 [Mother Jones] Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger? Science May Finally Be Approaching An Answer. /files/800px-Hurricane_Wilma_200510212015_0.jpg

12:31 [Mother Jones] 10 Queer Artists You Should Be Listening to

12:31 [Mother Jones] This Interactive Map Shows Exactly How Hot Your Hometown Will Get /files/map-630_0.jpg

12:31 [Mother Jones] Rand Paul-Backed GOP Senate Candidate Held Rally with Secessionist Group

12:31 [Mother Jones] Inside a School Where Teachers Pack Heat /files/images/motherjones_mininav/newtown_oneyear_mininav.gif

12:31 [Mother Jones] The 10 Best Albums of 2013 /files/Speedy-Ortiz-Major-Arcana-150.jpg

12:31 [Mother Jones] The Export-Import Bank Stops Funding Coal Projects Abroad

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Pressure mounts on Justice Ganguly to quit

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Delhi tussle: Hold fresh polls, suggests Nitish

12:40 [Deutsche Welle] Delhi rape case has' awakened' Indian society

12:41 [BBC: Technology] BT default 'porn filter' switched on

12:42 [Telegraph] Wait for it ! IT glitch hits Waitrose online deliveries

12:42 [Telegraph] Doctor faked Viagra prescriptions worth hundreds

12:43 [The Independent] Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev believed in 'majestic mind control'

12:43 [The Independent] Amazon braced for Christmas chaos as workers strike over pay

12:43 [The Independent] Andy Murray wins SPOTY, Adidas tweet: 'Not bad for a man with no personality'

12:43 [The Independent] Champions League draw 2013-14: Manchester City draw Barcelona and Arsenal to play Bayern Munich

12:43 [The Independent] Modern Slavery Bill to be published: Human traffickers will receive life sentences under new draft legislation

12:44 [Fox News: politics] ObamaCare wooing 'young invincibles'

12:46 [Fox News] Ryan defends budget compromise ahead of final Senate vote /i/redes/icon-video.gif

12:46 [Fox News] LEAK FALLOUT NSA official says Snowden took 'keys to the kingdom'

12:46 [Fox News] 'COMPLETE WASTE' Army Corps spent $5.4M on 'unusable' incinerators

12:46 [Reuters] EU says door remains open to Ukraine as unity cracks

12:47 [Financial Times] South Sudan curfew declared after clashes

12:49 [CNN] Syrian refugees in Lebanon face polio threat

12:49 [Red Pepper] We can win: Stories from 50 years of struggle

12:50 [BBC: Entertainment] Harry Styles wins paparazzi order

12:51 [Guardian] Nick Clegg's monthly press conference: Politics live blog

12:51 [Guardian] Weatherman Fred Talbot rearrested on suspicion of indecent assault of boys

12:51 [Guardian] Slavery bill includes new legal duty to report potential trafficking victims

12:51 [Raw Story] China’s Jade Rabbit rover sends first moon photos

12:51 [Raw Story] 73-year-old Russian Olympics torchbearer dies in Siberia after running relay leg

12:53 [CNN: Money] What your wireless carrier knows about you

12:54 [Red Pepper] We can win: stories from 50 years of struggle

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh Victory Day celebrated amid violence

12:59 [The Independent] Neville Neville on trial for sexual assault

12:59 [The Independent] Millionaire Playboy Arpad Busson to sell EIM Group to Gottex

13:00 [The Hindu - News] Coup attempt repulsed, says South Sudan Minister

13:01 [Mother Jones] LA County Jail Deputies Accused of Trying to Thwart FBI Probe

13:04 [Fin24 News] Fresh horsemeat scandal brewing

13:06 [The Hindu - News] Syrian needs $ 6.5 billion aid in 2014: U.N.

13:07 [Voice of America] VOA News: South Sudan President Declares Curfew After 'Attempted Coup'

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Now, onus on SP to stop ‘communal forces’ in LS polls, asserts Akhilesh

13:08 [Fin24 News] Fresh horsemeat scandal stewing

13:09 [Voice of America] VOA News: South Sudan Imposes Curfew After Coup Attempt

13:10 [NPR] Joan Fontaine, 'Cooly Beautiful' Oscar Winner, Dies

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Nitish asks Modi to spell out ‘substantive’ issues

13:13 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: New Sherlock is 'best yet'

13:14 [The Hindu - News] Manipur insurgent groups clash; one injured

13:15 [zero hedge] Overnight Ramp Capital Defends 50 DMA, Sends Futures Surging On Latest Low Volume Melt Up

13:16 [New Statesman] Which countries are the most generous at Christmas?

13:16 [CNN] Hanukkah Fast Facts

13:16 [Raw Story] Thousands of North Korean soldiers pledge loyalty to Kim Jong-Un as Seoul goes on alert

13:16 [Raw Story] Armed rebels surrounded French president’s plane during visit to Central African Republic

13:16 [The Hindu - News] SC seeks law panel’s view on convicted lawmakers

13:17 [Financial Times] Russia open to new loans for Ukraine

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Hiphei elected Speaker of Mizoram assembly

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Jerusalem yet to recover from snowstorm havoc

13:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] New Evidence That the Head of the NSA Misled Us

13:20 [The Hindu - News] One-man committee to probe Raidwngbari encounter in Assam

13:21 [CNN] EU can help resolve Ukraine concerns about trade deal, diplomat says

13:21 [Voice of America] UN Asks for $6.5 Billion to Help Syrians

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Tindharia-Siliguri toy train service to resume by month-end

13:25 [Reuters] Iraq violence kills 54 in run-up to Shi'ite holy day

13:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Hobbit sequel tops US box office

13:25 [BBC: Also in the news] Billionaire donates national park land

13:25 [Deutsche Welle] German clubs learn Champions League fate

13:26 [Raw Story] Ukraine’s ruling party demands sweeping government reshuffle

13:27 [CNN] Bernard Madoff Fast Facts

13:27 [New Statesman] The Cobainification of David Foster Wallace

13:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Leo W. Gerard: A New Deal for Christmas

13:29 [Telegraph] Tories accuse Ed Miliband of preparing to 'rip up' green belt

13:29 [Telegraph] Charles Saatchi accused me of stealing cash when business relationship turned sour, former accountant tells court

13:29 [Telegraph] Syria: UN makes record appeal

13:29 [Telegraph] Curfew in South Sudan after 'attempted coup'

13:31 [The Independent] Best friends forever: Dogs can predict and understand human behaviour better than ever, and future generations may need no training at all

13:31 [The Independent] ‘Tips for Jesus’: Mystery man leaves up to $10,000 tips

13:31 [The Independent] In pictures: Fish farms to pull Greece out of its economic downfall

13:31 [The Independent] Right-to-die case: Supreme Court hears case of Tony Nicklinson's widow and Paul Lamb

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Determined to excel

13:34 [CNN] Karl Rove Fast Facts

13:34 [CNN] Militants attack hospital at Yemen's Defense Ministry

13:36 [Guardian] Tottenham sack André Villas-Boas after crushing home defeat to Liverpool

13:36 [Guardian] One Direction's Harry Styles wins court order against paparazzi

13:36 [CNET News] Xiaomi Wi-Fi router makes 'some assembly required' a perk, not a problem

13:36 [CNN] Holyfield joins fight for Syria's refugees

13:36 [CNN] NFL Concussions Fast Facts

13:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Poll Reveals Another Worry About The New Health Care Law

13:37 [The Hindu - News] SP remains stumbling block at all-party meet

13:39 [CNN] Zelizer: Obama's very tough year

13:43 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 16

13:43 [The Hindu - News] On a different platform

13:43 [] Azerbaijan to Export Democracy?

13:45 [Telegraph] Lord Laird suspended from House of Lords following Telegraph and Panorama investigation over payments

13:45 [Telegraph] Israeli soldier dead and two Lebanese troops shot as border tensions escalate

13:45 [BBC: Technology] Warnings over text-sharing apps

13:45 [Deutsche Welle] German government to decide on replacing top ECB official

13:45 [Deutsche Welle] Renault inks deal with Dongfeng to win access to China growth market

13:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Federal Workers' Pensions Targeted In Budget Deal

13:46 [Guardian] Egyptian man faces questioning after son is jailed for having pro-Morsi ruler

13:46 [The Independent] Cold weather lifts H&M sales as retailer beats expectations

13:46 [The Independent] Modern Slavery Bill: 'Appalling' human traffickers to receive life sentences under draft legislation

13:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: FBI Disrupts Shootings Through Interventions

13:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Leave It To A Religious Leader (Yup!) To Make A Totally Perfect Argument For LGBT Rights

13:47 [The Hindu - News] The classical style was intact

13:48 [Voice of America] Images from Syria

13:49 [The Hindu - News] No possibility of alliance with DMK: BJP

13:50 [CNN] Cristiano Ronaldo opens CR7 museum in Portugal

13:50 [CNN] Teacher to student: You can't be Santa -- you're black!

13:50 [NPR] Book News: Trayvon Martin's Parents Talking To Publishers

13:51 [Raw Story] U.S. Navy helicopter crashes near Tokyo, injuring two sailors

13:51 [Raw Story] Two Guantanamo detainees transferred to Saudi Arabia

13:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Was Rick Santorum Right About Polygamy After All?

13:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Mitch McConnell's Potential Cataclysm: Why His Budget Antics Created Huge Risks

13:57 [CNN] Sochi 2014: Russia to set up protest zones at Winter Olympics

13:59 [The Hindu - News] Clear rendition sans frills

14:00 [The Hindu - Opinion] Diplomat’s arrest

14:01 [CNN: Money] Republicans to make debt ceiling demands

14:01 [Telegraph] Wacky Waxworks

14:01 [Raw Story] North Carolina Republican: Obamacare worse than Hitler, Stalin and terrorism — combined

14:02 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections and Clarifications -- December 17, 2013

14:02 [The Independent] TV weatherman Fred Talbot arrested again over sex abuse claims

14:02 [The Independent] Video: Rat stuck on endless escalator

14:02 [The Independent] Aggreko wins Brazil World Cup power contract

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Inspired inclusions

14:04 [CNN] Shirin Ebadi Fast Facts

14:05 [The Hindu - News] Where’s the fire?

14:07 [Pravda] Two passengers attack flight attendant being unable to use business class toilet

14:07 [Pravda] MiG-31 crashed due to power supply problem, experts say

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Echoes of her guru

14:08 [New Statesman] In the frame: Osborne's Autumn Statement Translated /sites/default/files/images/2013%2B50tom%20cartoon.jpg

14:08 [Voice of America] US Announces Maritime Security Aid for Vietnam, ASEAN Nations

14:08 [Guardian] Manager to stand trial over Gleision mine disaster

14:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Lawmakers Demand That Trade Czar Stem Data Threats

14:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Rips Rick Scott For Spending Year 'In Chaos'

14:10 [CNN: Money] Google just bought a military robot maker

14:10 [Global Voices] Video: Hong Kong Intertidal Marine Life

14:10 [Global Voices] Fire Destroys Basin Market in Bamako, Mali

14:10 [Deutsche Welle] 'Grand coalition' returns to Germany

14:11 [Raw Story] Egypt’s constitution unveiled with ‘all Egyptians’ poster depicting westerners

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Enhanced ragas’ elegance

14:12 [CNN] Opinion: The lesson we didn't learn from Newtown

14:12 [CNN] The year in movies 2013

14:12 [CNN] Martina McBride cancels SeaWorld gig over 'Blackfish' backlash

14:12 [CNN: Politics] Obama weighs spying recommendations

14:13 [OpEdNews] Israel, Palestine, and the Guadalajara International Book Fair

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Jayashree’s meditative journey

14:14 [zero hedge] Lack Of Cash Flows Ends Greek Export "Miracle"

14:14 [Guardian] Nick Clegg attacks Theresa May's 'illegal' plan for cap on EU immigrants

14:14 [Guardian] Lloyd's of London appoints first female CEO -- business live

14:14 [Guardian] UN launches $6.5bn Syria appeal

14:14 [Guardian] Jayden Parkinson: man charged with teenager's murder

14:15 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Tamil Nadu

14:17 [Telegraph] Independence for northern Italy and an end to euro, says Northern League leader

14:17 [Telegraph] Reprieve for FM as Government abandons digital radio deadline

14:17 [Telegraph] Disney to give the villains centre stage in next film

14:17 [Telegraph] Be a better person - learn the difference between empathy and sympathy

14:17 [AL JAZEERA] Two Saudi Guantanamo detainees sent home

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Going global

14:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David_Halperin: Corruption Threatens Obama Action on For-Profit Colleges

14:20 [CBC: politics] Daniel Paillé, leader of Bloc Québécois, to resign

14:20 [CNN: Entertainment] Movie winners and losers in 2013

14:20 [CNN: Entertainment] McBride cancels SeaWorld gig

14:20 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Billy Jack' actor-writer Tom Laughlin dies at 82

14:20 [CNET News] Android 4.3 flavors Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra

14:22 [Slashdot] The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder

14:22 [Guardian] 'Career suicide' to testify against Charles Saatchi, ex-aide tells court

14:24 [The Hindu - News] Glam Slam

14:24 [Slate Magazine] The Sculpture on the Moon

14:25 [AL JAZEERA] Two Guantanamo detainees sent to Saudi

14:26 [Reuters] Analysis: Mandela gone, South Africa must look to itself

14:26 [CNN] Champions League draw: Manchester City vs Barcelona, Bayern vs Arsenal

14:26 [Raw Story] Evidence confirms Italian Alps are warming at twice the global rate

14:26 [Raw Story] Animal rights group calls for boycott of Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

14:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Brandeis Raushenbush: The Top 10 Religion Stories Of 2013

14:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: '60 Minutes' Trashed For NSA Piece

14:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Menachem Rosensaft: Biden Comes to the Aid of Holocaust Survivors

14:29 [CNN: Crime] Colorado sheriff wants answers

14:29 [CNN: Crime] Amid rape allegation, Florida State quarterback wins Heisman

14:29 [CNN: Crime] Officer to Kanye West: Check yourself

14:29 [CNN: Crime] Judge strikes down Utah polygamy law

14:30 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Celine Dion: 'I've improved with age'

14:31 [CBC: politics] Jim Flaherty hints at pension reform proposal

14:31 [Mother Jones] Report: Aggressive Police Tactics Contributing to New Orleans' Staggering HIV/AIDS Rate

14:32 [The Hindu - News] Dec 16 gangrape case: convicts claim FIR was illegal

14:32 [BBC: Education] Government unveils new 'Tech levels'

14:32 [BBC: Education] AUDIO: Do grammar schools help the poor?

14:33 [CNN: Health] She lost 110 pounds to join the Army

14:33 [CNN: Health] First CTE diagnosis in MLB player

14:34 [The Independent] Forget her new music: Lindsay Lohan is set to release a tell-all memoir

14:34 [The Independent] Aldermore bank joins Bank of England's Help to Buy scheme

14:35 [CNN: Health] When someone else's tech addiction has you stressed

14:36 [The Hindu - News] MGNREGA: Centre makes major changes

14:38 [New Statesman] Further evidence has emerged that Mars still has some liquid water

14:38 [The Hindu - News] Sunday fun day

14:38 [Pravda] Russians name Putin 'Person of the Year' again

14:38 [Pravda] Most Olympic facilities ready for Sochi Games, Medvedev says

14:39 [Fin24 News] Slow progress in talks between Greece, lenders

14:40 [Voice of America] Peter O'Toole

14:40 [Guardian] Mission accomplished in Afghanistan, declares David Cameron

14:40 [Deutsche Welle] French police crack down on suspected horsemeat ring

14:40 [NPR] 6 Things To Know About Chile's Once And Future President

14:42 [] Voicing the People's Anger, Yemen Parliament Calls for Drone Ban

14:44 [BBC: Technology] Government unveils new 'Tech levels'

14:44 [zero hedge] Larry Summers On Why "Stagnation Might Be The New Normal"... And Bubbles

14:46 [The Hindu - News] What brews over coffee?

14:47 [Telegraph] Sacked chef hit back at ex-employer on Twitter

14:47 [Telegraph] Japan Buddhists launch Monks Without Borders

14:48 [New Statesman] Clegg leaves the door open to further welfare cuts

14:48 [The Hindu - News] More on the Holocaust

14:48 [The Hindu - News] New on the rack

14:51 [CNN: Crime] 'Affluenza': Is it real?

14:51 [Raw Story] Angelina Jolie may testify in News Corp phone hacking case

14:52 [Fox News] AMNESTY FOR LEAKER?NSA official, boss at odds over deal for Snowden

14:52 [Fox News] 'COMPLETE WASTE' Army Corps spent $5.4Mon 'unusable' incinerators

14:53 [AL JAZEERA] Violence grips Iraq in day of deadly bombings

14:54 [The Hindu - News] Just can’t let go of The Past

14:54 [BBC: Technology] Legal row over Google privacy case

14:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: William Rockefeller, Engineer In Fatal NYC Train Crash, Likely Won't Be Charged With A Crime

14:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Keith Michael Novak, Man Accused Of Taking Army IDs, To Appear In Court

14:56 [The Hindu - News] HC quashes order barring Pawar from functioning as MCA chief

14:58 [CNN] Man who bilked millions in Navy charity scam faces sentencing

15:00 [CBC: politics] Massage parlour crackdown spurs debate as Supreme Court ruling looms

15:02 [The Hindu - News] Ahead of polls, Centre makes major changes to MGNREGA

15:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Ukraine's Ruling Party Demands Government Reshuffle Amid Massive Protests

15:03 [Disinformation] Official Who Verified Obama’s Birth Certificate Dies In Small Plane Crash

15:03 [Slashdot] CBS 60 Minutes: NSA Speaks Out On Snowden, Spying

15:03 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela signer in group that burned men to death, says relative

15:03 [Telegraph] What has changed in India one year on from Delhi rape?

15:03 [Telegraph] David Cameron declares 'mission accomplished' in Afghanistan

15:05 [CNN: Living] 'Before I Die' walls make dreams words

15:05 [CNN: Living] Santa's color isn't the important thing

15:05 [CNN: Living] The three myths about gift giving

15:06 [The Independent] Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies

15:06 [The Independent] ‘Why we don't have snow in Saudi Arabia’: Video captures winter fun as Middle East hit with rare blizzard

15:06 [The Independent] Lloyd's of London appoints first ever female chief executive Inga Beale

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Delhi LG recommends President’s rule

15:08 [CNN] Photobox CEO: We are on a mission to conquer European markets

15:08 [The Hindu - News] Art comes a full circle

15:09 [CNET News] BlackBerry to lose two more key execs, says WSJ

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Money talks

15:10 [NPR] 'Billy Jack' Creator Tom Laughlin Dies

15:11 [AL JAZEERA] African migrants march on Jerusalem

15:11 [Raw Story] BP wins green light for $16 billion Oman shale gas project

15:14 [zero hedge] Empire Fed Misses For Fifth Time In A Row, Cites Weak Labor Market As Obamacare Concerns Get Louder

15:14 [zero hedge] Remember "Berserk" USEC? It's Filing Bankruptcy

15:14 [zero hedge] Gold ETF Holdings Gobbled Up By China- Where Is The Gold To Feed Golden Dragon In 2014?

15:15 [NPR] U.S. Transfers Two Guantánamo Detainees To Saudi Arabia

15:17 [] How Big Pharma Markets to and Profts from a 'Can't-Pay-Attention Nation' /sites/

15:18 [Fox News] Best of 2013: 'Caught on tape'

15:18 [Fox News] Why Time picked the pope

15:18 [Fox News] Cheers to holiday cocktails

15:18 [Fox News] Pageant bans beauty queen

15:18 [Fox News] Susan was high for awards

15:18 [Fox News] 'Galactica' gal does Maxim

15:18 [Fox News] 8 totally awesome maps

15:18 [Fox News] How to cure a headache

15:18 [Fox News] Your 15 pounds of e-trash

15:18 [Fox News] Humanoid robots get ready

15:18 [Fox News] 'Billy Jack' creator dies

15:19 [Fox News] No bomb found on grounded Air France airplane In Venezuela

15:19 [Fox News] China plans to launch new lunar rover in 2017

15:19 [Fox News] Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash can arrested- Hearing set for Pa. couple in Craigslist death

15:19 [Fox News] George P. Bush says he's more like Gingrich than presidential father, uncle

15:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Best Daily Show Clip of 2013: Stop and Frisk for Wall Street

15:20 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: A provocative portfolio

15:21 [The Independent] Last chance: Germany poised to charge 'Auschwitz SS guards'

15:21 [AL JAZEERA] Al-Shabab say they are back on Twitter

15:22 [CNN: Money] Google's robot push

15:22 [CNN] Opinion: Santa's color isn't the important thing

15:22 [CNN] Box office report: 'The Hobbit' captures $73.6 million

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Take a bow

15:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Angela Merkel Involved In Minor Traffic Accident

15:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Adams: Michelle Obama's $6,800 Jacket Makes Second Appearance At Christmas Concert (PHOTOS)

15:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Chuck Schumer: Budget Bill Is 'Breakthrough'

15:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Ryan Loskarn, Sen. Lamar Alexander's Fired Chief Of Staff, Back In Court

15:25 [The Hindu - News] Jet Airways announces additional flights to Dammam from Kochi, Chennai

15:26 [Guardian] April Jones's family express dismay as Mark Bridger launches appeal

15:27 [CNN: Entertainment] 'The Hobbit' captures $73.6 million

15:27 [CNN] Harvard orders evacuations after unconfirmed reports of explosives

15:28 [CNN: Money] Google's getting in on the robot craze

15:29 [The Hindu - News] Young World quiz

15:29 [CBC: politics] James Moore: Not my job to 'feed neighbour's children'

15:32 [CNET News] LG TVs join the Spotify ramp-up, but only premium users can apply

15:33 [The Hindu - News] The rocker’s day out

15:34 [Truthout] The Twilight of Leadership

15:35 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Her own name from now on

15:35 [Fin24 News] Amazon's workers in Germany go on strike

15:36 [Raw Story] Russian actor who ran for president wants to put all gay people ‘in the oven’

15:36 [Raw Story] We Are All Beyoncé

15:37 [The Independent] PA Group sells weather forecaster MeteoGroup for £161m

15:37 [The Independent] Man survives falling in front of New York subway train by ducking down beneath tracks as carriages thunder inches above his head

15:39 [CNET News] Yahoo Weather makes debut on Apple's iPad

15:40 [Deutsche Welle] Sex, violence…and gender bias? Swedish cinemas test the Bechdel…and-gender-bias-swedish-cinemas-test-the-bechdel/a-17299348?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Israeli Troops Shoot Lebanese Soldiers As Tension Escalates On Border

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Jaitley notice to suspend Question Hour on Tuesday

15:43 [The Hindu - News] Delhi L-G recommends President’s rule

15:44 [Truthout] Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence

15:44 [Voice of America] Reuters: Russia Eyes Loan, Gas Deal to Keep Ukraine in its Orbit

15:44 [zero hedge] Exaggerating the Rise of the Yuan

15:44 [zero hedge] Unconfirmed Reports Of Explosives In Four Harvard Buildings Prompt Evacuation

15:44 [zero hedge] Industrial Production Surges Due To Cold Weather Boost For Utility Demand

15:46 [Fox News] No bomb found on grounded plane in Venezuela

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Chinese media blames U.S. for ‘near collision’

15:48 [BBC: Also in the news] AUDIO: Piano-man Balls delights Radio 2

15:48 [Voice of America] Ukraine's Ruling Party Seeks Government Reorganization

15:48 [CNN: Living] Shelby Knox: Millennials want it all, too

15:48 [Fox News: politics] Dems slipping away from Reid on budget deal

15:49 [Campaign For Liberty] After 100 Years Of Failure, It’s Time To End The Fed!

15:49 [AL JAZEERA] S Sudan president says coup attempt 'foiled'

15:50 [BBC: Education] Vocational 'Tech levels' unveiled

15:51 [CNN: Money] Google's latest acquisition: Military robots

15:51 [CNET News] Apple supplier identifies workers via facial recognition

15:51 [CNET News] LG's 5.5-inch Gx gets Korean launch

15:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Kirkham: How A For-Profit College Created Fake Jobs To Get Taxpayer Money

15:51 [The Hindu - News] Put the cat among the pigeons

15:51 [Raw Story] Charges dropped for NY pair after a month in jail when ‘cocaine’ proves to be soap

15:51 [Raw Story] Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck thanks creationist for ‘standing up’ to the atheists

15:52 [Telegraph] Harvard University evacuates campus buildings over explosives alert

15:52 [Telegraph] Google bid to have privacy case thrown out

15:52 [Telegraph] Sketch: Another year in Cleggland

15:53 [BBC: Technology] Vocational 'Tech levels' unveiled

15:55 [The Hindu - News] Stories you never forget

15:55 [Deutsche Welle] Eating or heating: the stark choice for many Brits as energy prices soar

15:57 [CNN: Money] Dow jumps 160 points

15:57 [CNN: Money] Startup's sales hit $90 million in 3 years

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Kitchen Chronicle

15:58 [CNN] Weight loss: Dropping 110 pounds to join the Army

15:59 [Guardian] Theresa May questioned by home affairs committee: Politics live blog

15:59 [Truthout] The End of the Assault on Social Security and Medicare

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Booked by Bond

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Energy security synonymous with national security: Pranab

16:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dale Hansen: Problems with Obamacare don't prove private sector superiority

16:01 [Mother Jones] Should The NFL Lose Its Tax-Exempt Status?

16:03 [Disinformation] Murdoch Paper Backs Michael Moore Bush-Saudi Claims from ‘Fahrenheit 911′ //

16:03 [The Hindu - News] German Chancellor Merkel caught in a minor traffic accident

16:04 [CNN] Nelson Mandela laid to rest: Goodbye Tata. Sleep well

16:04 [Truthout] Mandela

16:06 [BBC: Also in the news] Syrian biopic angers Saudi royals

16:06 [Voice of America] Curfew in S.Sudan Capital After Alleged Coup Attempt

16:07 [CNN] Senate supporters think they have votes for budget deal

16:07 [Slashdot] Streaming and Cord-Cutting Take a Toll On the Pay-TV Industry

16:08 [The Independent] Video gallery: meet Google's new robotic circus

16:09 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Spineless in Bali

16:09 [Truthout] America's Child Soldiers: JROTC and the Militarizing of America

16:09 [Truthout] Teapot

16:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Rudolph: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Maryland Mad With 'Veep' Filming Comment

16:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Monday, 12/16

16:10 [CNET News] Get a GOgroove BlueGate Bluetooth receiver for $24.99 shipped

16:10 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy Core Advance: A step backward

16:10 [CNET News] 'Breaking Bad' spin-off comes to Netflix next year

16:12 [Topix Activism News] Syrian activists: Airstrike death toll rises to 76

16:14 [CNN] Bali's jungle style sets new heights for barefoot luxury

16:14 [zero hedge] S&P 500 Surges 30 Points Off Overnight Lows

16:14 [zero hedge] Big Dog, Wild Cat And Cheetah: Meet Google's Brand New Robotic Zoo

16:15 [BBC: Science & Environment] Rover landed near 'remarkable' rocks

16:15 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: How comics can help bedside manner

16:15 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

16:17 [Big Think] The Pleasure of the Novel

16:17 [Big Think] No GMOs? How About a Helping of Irradiated Mutant Plants and Veggies Instead.

16:18 [] Would Japan Sell Weapons To Azerbaijan?

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Supreme Court Won't Take Gulf Oil Spill Moratorium Case

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Daniel Simon: Senate Committee Passes Two Bills Protecting NSA's Actions

16:19 [CNN: Money] How do you keep your team focused?

16:19 [Reuters: politics] Recount starts in Virginia attorney general's race

16:21 [NPR] Harvard Responds To 'Unconfirmed Reports' About Explosives

16:21 [Raw Story] Iowa Republican’s 2-year investigation finds no statistically significant evidence of voter fraud

16:22 [Telegraph] Wacky Waxworks: Models made from Mini Babybel cheese wax.

16:22 [Telegraph] Britons should be able to sue Google for privacy breaches, court hears

16:24 [The Hindu - News] Calling music lovers

16:24 [The Independent] Harvard University buildings evacuated after reports of explosives on campus

16:24 [The Independent] Egyptian government promotes new constitution with Western faces

16:24 [Truthout] Stoking Fire: How News Outlets, Prosecutors Minimize Sexual Violence With Language

16:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: With Eyes On Hillary Clinton, Democrats Fight To Maintain Digital Edge - Kenneth P. Vogel -

16:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Rand Paul-Backed GOP Senate Candidate Held Rally With Secessionist Group

16:29 [CNN: Travel] Baby pandas: China's cutest attraction

16:29 [CNN: Travel] 10 things Canada does better

16:29 [CNN: Travel] Pandas: China's cutest attraction

16:29 [CNN: Travel] 10 things Canada does better than anywhere else

16:29 [CNN: Travel] 7 video game worlds we most want to visit

16:30 [CNN] Faith and football: Celtic's Green Brigade becomes headache for owners

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 16, 2013

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: "Makes Absolutely No Sense": David Cay Johnston on Budget Deal That Helps Billionaires, Not the Poor

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Nikki Giovanni on 1 Year Since Newtown: Where is the Political Leadership on Gun Control?

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Nikki Giovanni on Poetry, Grief and Her New Book, "Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid"

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk To Freedom” Ends With Burial In Home Village of Qunu

16:30 [CNN: Politics] Frum: The lesson we didn't learn from Newtown

16:30 [CNN: Politics] Sen.: CIA misled Congress about Levinson

16:30 [CNN: Politics] Zelizer: Obama's very tough year

16:30 [CNN: Politics] Senate supporters think they have votes for budget deal

16:31 [CNN] NSA official: Snowden amnesty 'worth having a conversation about'

16:31 [The Progressive] Mandela and the Collective

16:31 [Guardian] I haven't stopped loving Charles and Nigella, Francesca Grillo tells court

16:35 [The Atlantic: International] A Question for 60 Minutes: Why Would China Want to Destroy the Global Economy?

16:36 [Fox News: politics] 'Unacceptable': Lawmakers battle military retiree cuts ahead of key budget vote

16:36 [msnbc: politics] Congress poised to take small step toward Guantanamo closing

16:36 [The Hindu - News] Hit and run!

16:37 [Guardian] Right-to-die claims to be heard in supreme court

16:38 [The Hindu - News] Young extension professional award to TNAU scientist

16:38 [BBC: Technology] Tablet goes on sale for £30

16:38 [BBC: Technology] 2013: The year in social media

16:39 [CNN: Money] Dow jumps 150 points

16:39 [The Independent] Cancer inducing toys seized from market stall

16:39 [The Independent] Crisis? What crisis? Business as usual for North Korea’s laughing Kim Jong Un, as he tours bizarre frozen squid factory just days after executing 'traitorous' uncle Jang Song Thaek

16:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andy Ostroy: Sorry Megyn Kelly, Santa Claus Isn't White

16:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Turse: World of Warcraft in Real Life

16:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Tom Harkin: The Social Security Debate is About More Than Politics

16:40 [The Hindu - News] AAP to get EC recognition as “State Party” this week

16:40 [The Hindu - News] Two steps forward, and one back

16:41 [CNN] Qatar: The new rulers of the sport of kings

16:45 [zero hedge] Swiss Propose Treating Bitcoin Like Any Other Foreign Currency

16:46 [The Hindu - News] Lokayukta on the line of Lokpal Bill: Bahuguna

16:48 [Infoshop] Introducing Black Seed - a new anarchist publication

16:48 [The Hindu - News] Congress replies to Kejriwal's letter

16:48 [CNN: Living] Opinion: Millennials want it all, too

16:49 [Guardian] Thousands of Germans get warning letters for watching copyrighted porn

16:49 [Guardian] Jeremy Forrest: school staff 'missed repeated chances to blow whistle'

16:49 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obamacare, in Sign Language: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Wendell Potter: Should Health Insurers Have to Tell the Truth About Their Political Spending?

16:50 [The Hindu - News] Parliament pays tribute to Ola

16:50 [Voice of America] Ireland Exits Its Eurozone Bailout

16:51 [CNET News] InterDigital execs threatened with arrest in China

16:54 [Telegraph] First glimpse of new nuclear submarines

16:55 [The Independent] Harry Styles wins court order to stop paparazzi harassment

16:55 [The Independent] The good news: there has been a dramatic increase in Arctic sea ice. The bad: it's still half the 1980s' level

16:56 [The Hindu - News] All about eve teasing

16:57 [Guardian] Natural England chair re-establishes public path on his Wiltshire farm

16:57 [Guardian] Scion of Bhutto dynasty makes political pitch as defender of Pakistani traditions

16:57 [Financial Times] France holds back eurozone recovery

16:58 [CNN] 2 Guantanamo Bay prisoners transferred to Saudi government, DOD says

17:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Daniel N. Nelson: 'Uncle-cide'

17:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Weisbrot: Can War with Iran Be Prevented?

17:01 [Mother Jones] The Budget Impasse is Over, But House Republicans Plan More Economic Brinksmanship

17:04 [BBC: Entertainment] Awards judges quit over Mirren 'fix'

17:04 [Slate Magazine] How to Zest an Orange. Or a Lemon. Or a Lime.

17:05 [World Policy Institute] Into Sunlight: Dance, Reconciliation, and Peace

17:05 [Truthout] "One of Our Greatest Coups": The CIA and the Capture of Nelson Mandela

17:06 [The Progressive] America's Class War: Plutocracy vs. Democracy

17:06 [CNN: Health] First CTE diagnosis in MLB player

17:06 [Voice of America] Shootings Escalate Tensions on Israeli-Lebanese Border

17:08 [CNN: Technology] Meet a Higgs boson detective

17:09 [BBC: Entertainment] AUDIO: Eddie Izzard to resume Mandela run

17:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Ryan Loskarn, Fired Chief Of Staff To Lamar Alexander, Ordered Freed From Jail

17:10 [Telegraph] South Sudan arrests dissidents after 'attempted coup'

17:11 [The Progressive] Kerry: U.S. Exploring Possible Sequel to NAFTA

17:11 [The Independent] Chimpanzee dressed in a suit roller-skating through prostitutes and 'dwarves' in Wolf of Wall Street prompts boycott calls

17:11 [Raw Story] Oklahoma GOP tax cut axes tornado shelters after storms killed seven students in 2013

17:12 [CNN: Technology] Google's new battle robots

17:14 [zero hedge] Japan's 2014 Budget To Approach Record 100 Trillion Yen

17:15 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] Preparing for the Winter: Providing Aid to Syrian Refugees in Bulgaria

17:15 [Fox News] NSA official, boss at odds over Snowden amnesty

17:15 [Fox News] Bogus sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial was in group that burned men to death

17:15 [Fox News] Man gets 28 years in $100M Navy charity scam

17:15 [Fox News] Car dealership to pay $420G after Seattle Seahawks shutout New York

17:15 [Fox News] Kerry comments add to mystery about rogue CIA agent missing in Iran

17:15 [Fox News] KURTZ: Huckabee media move keeps him in 2016 mix

17:15 [Deutsche Welle] Turkey and EU sign immigrant deal

17:15 [Deutsche Welle] Kim Jong Un's two turbulent years at the helm

17:15 [Deutsche Welle] South Africa unveils huge Mandela statue

17:16 [CNN] Yahoo's Mayer apologizes for e-mail outage

17:18 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Keanu learns to sword fight

17:21 [CBC: politics] Federal Liberals aim to best Tories in fourth quarter fundraising

17:21 [Raw Story] Woman seeking license to sell pot says she was practicing Hinduism, not trading sex for money

17:24 [CNN] Mega Millions jackpot could reach $1 billion

17:25 [CNET News] Sprint rolls out 4G LTE to 70 more cities

17:25 [CNET News] Sprint may offer LG G Flex, according to leaked pic

17:25 [The Nation] America’s Child Soldiers

17:26 [NPR] In Clash, Police In China's Muslim Region Kill At Least 14

17:26 [Slashdot] Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto Could Actually Be Group From Europe

17:26 [Slashdot] Facebook Tracks the Status Updates and Messages You Don't Write Too

17:27 [The Independent] 'The Fox' goes viral again, this time as a Christmas light show

17:27 [The Independent] The good news: there has been a dramatic increase in Arctic sea ice. The bad: it's still half the level is was in the 1980s

17:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Zinn Education Project: Our House Divided: What U.S. Schools Don't Teach About U.S.-Style Apartheid

17:27 [Guardian] Helen Mirren's Evening Standard theatre award in doubt after judges resign

17:28 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Mafia' in Christmas poinsettia scam

17:29 [The Hindu - News] High Court grants Pawar interim relief, allows him to function as MCA president

17:29 [Fox News: politics] Fired Senate staffer charged in connection with child porn released from jail

17:29 [Financial Times] South Sudan clashes raise oil output fears

17:31 [NPR] No Amnesty For Edward Snowden, White House Says

17:31 [Mother Jones] How Bolivia Became Obama's #1 Foreign Policy Screw-Up of the Year /files/blog_edward_snowden.jpg

17:32 [CNN] Andre Villas-Boas sacked by Tottenham after heavy defeat to Liverpool

17:34 [New Statesman] Five questions answered on comments from Ineos boss that Hinkley power will be "expensive"

17:35 [New Internationalist] PODCAST: Challenging the ‘stranger’ next door

17:35 [Pravda] Germany's Fourth Reich strangles European Union

17:36 [Deutsche Welle] UN seeks almost $13 billion for 2014 humanitarian aid, half for Syria conflict

17:36 [Deutsche Welle] Spain banking reform well on track, ECB/EU report says

17:36 [Truthout] Prison Profiteering Series

17:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David_Halperin: House Dems Backing For-Profit Colleges Gutted Their Own Letter

17:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Richard Blumenthal: Energy Drink Makers Red Bull, Rockstar Should Remove Toys With Logos

17:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: 12/16/13-12/22/13 Pollster Open Thread

17:38 [Financial Times] Faster eurozone economic integration urged

17:39 [The Hindu - News] Parliament pays tribute to Ola, adjourned for the day

17:41 [The Progressive] Wall Street Regulator Replaced by Wall Street Conciliator

17:42 [CNN: Money] Trader turns $1,500 to $1 million in 3 years

17:42 [CNN: Money] Big boom in sales of million-dollar homes

17:43 [The Hindu - News] Lawmakers’ disqualification: appeal dismissed

17:44 [zero hedge] Man Leaps To Death After Girlfriend Refuses To Stop Shopping

17:45 [CNET News] Datawind releases $37.99 Android tablet in US

17:46 [Deutsche Welle] Young German-Koreans - the academic highflyers?

17:46 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: South Africa stirs uneasily as Mandela is laid to rest

17:47 [CNN] North Korea Fast Facts

17:49 [The Hindu - News] Antony credits BDCA for defusing border tension on Ladakh

17:49 [Truthdig] Obamacare

17:49 [Truthdig] Bill O’Reilly’s War

17:51 [The Progressive] '60 Minutes' Embarrassed Itself Yet Again: Pirates Edition

17:51 [Raw Story] Colorado professor forced to retire over prostitution lecture in ‘deviant sociology’ course

17:53 [CNN: Crime] Judge sides with 'Sister Wives'

17:53 [CNN: Crime] Man who bilked millions in Navy charity scam faces sentencing

17:53 [CNN: Crime] Opinion: All the injustice money can buy

17:53 [CNN: Crime] The nation reflects on Newtown a year after shooting

17:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: John Hickenlooper Visits Arapahoe High School Shooting Victim Claire Davis

17:56 [NPR] Mandela Interpreter Says He Was In Group That Killed Two Men

17:56 [Reuters] AIG to sell aircraft leasing business in $5.4 billion deal

17:56 [Reuters] Russia has stationed Iskander missiles in western region: reports

17:57 [Telegraph] 'Dads' Army' TA soldiers are seven years older than regular troops

17:57 [Financial Times] French police hold 21 in horsemeat probe

17:58 [The Independent] Watch: 30 feet statue of Nelson Mandela unveiled in South Africa

17:58 [The Independent] True bromance: Spot where Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met to be marked with plaque

17:58 [The Independent] Severed hand grafted to man’s ankle to keep it alive while he waits for surgery

18:00 [Guardian] Firefighters to strike on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

18:01 [Raw Story] Real estate developer willing to trade his $7.85 million Las Vegas mansion for Bitcoin

18:03 [Slashdot] NASA Testing Lighter Space Suits For Asteroid Work

18:03 [Disinformation] Meet The Robotic Telemarketer Who Swears She Is Human

18:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullying In Schools Case

18:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Brenner: Ur Imperialism

18:04 [CNN] Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease

18:04 [Truthdig] Spanish Feminists Say %$&#* to Best-Seller ‘Get Married and Be Submissive’

18:05 [Slate Magazine] The Secret Second Code Hiding in Our DNA

18:05 [BBC: Health] Youngest born 'perceived as shorter'

18:05 [CNET News] Amazon braces for strike outside Seattle headquarters

18:06 [Guardian] North Korea erases Jang Song-thaek from web archives

18:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joe Satran: Here's Where You Can Drink In Public In America (INFOGRAPHIC)

18:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Harvard evacuated over bomb scare

18:09 [New Statesman] Today Ukraine, tomorrow central Europe: why the west needs to wake up to Putin’s ambitions

18:09 [The Hindu - News] Karthi steams it up with ‘Biryani’

18:11 [CNN: Health] Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease

18:13 [CNN] FDA examining antibacterial soaps, body washes

18:13 [CNN] Mega Millions jackpot jumps, could reach $1 billion

18:14 [The Hindu - News] 16hyymk01--Spicejet

18:14 [zero hedge] "Anything Goes And Nothing Matters"

18:14 [zero hedge] Why The US Capex Drought Will Continue: Archer Daniels' CEO Explains

18:14 [The Independent] Video: David Cameron says Afghanistan a 'job well done'

18:14 [The Independent] Questions asked about 'unexplained' 10-minute gap in Hillsborough tape

18:15 [Reuters] U.N. seeks $6.5 billion for Syria crisis in 2014

18:15 [Reuters] Russia nears loan deal with Ukraine to keep it in its orbit

18:15 [Reuters] AIG sells aircraft leasing wing to focus on insurance

18:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: Walmart Is Now Profiting Off 'Occupy Wall Street,' So Capitalism Wins

18:18 [CNET News] Ghost invades Peaches Geldof's selfie?

18:18 [CNET News] UPS leaves Android tablet gift in trash can (on trash day)

18:18 [The Hindu - News] SpiceJet, Tiger ink inter-line pact

18:18 [Financial Times] Tymoshenko absence looms over protests

18:20 [The Hindu - News] Shamshabad health centre lying on life-support

18:20 [Guardian] Can angora production ever be ethical?

18:23 [CNN] Beyonce's secret album set to debut at No. 1

18:24 [The Hindu - News] In death, they give new lease of life to 11 patients

18:25 [straight] More Odysseo shows booked in Vancouver /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/ARTSPIX_Odysseo_2399.jpg

18:26 [Amnesty International] UAE must end ‘shameful’ harassment of prisoners’ families

18:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Youngest born 'perceived as shorter'

18:27 [BBC: Entertainment] Sam Bailey: 2013 X Factor winner is 'thick skinned'

18:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Noah Michelson: Here's an Easy Test to Find Out If You're Anti-Gay (And Maybe Don't Even Know It)

18:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Moyers: Watch: Gunfighter Nation

18:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Bernard Randall's Ugandan Gay Sex Case Adjourned Until 2014

18:30 [The Independent] Report into the Jeremy Forrest affair damns school for ignoring seven months of warning signs that led to the abduction of a pupil

18:30 [The Independent] Seattle bus attack: Driver Dennis Echols beats up passenger who spat on him

18:30 [BBC: Health] Severed hand kept alive on ankle

18:31 [Voice of America] Syrian Refugees

18:31 [Voice of America] Moki Edwin Kindzeka: Cameroonians Stream Home From Troubled CAR

18:31 [CNN] Readers respond to family's struggle with mental illness

18:32 [Mother Jones] Scholars Protest Charles Koch's Donation to Catholic University

18:32 [CNN] I have Asperger's; I'm not going to shoot you

18:32 [Guardian] MPs grill Theresa May over spy chiefs' 'melodramatic soundbites' on NSA files

18:34 [Truthdig] David Cay Johnston: Budget Deal ‘Makes Absolutely No Sense’

18:35 [straight] TransLink introduces three new bus routes /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/BusSnow-SH.jpg

18:35 [Slate Magazine] The Music Club, 2013

18:37 [Voice of America] Reuters: Buildings Evacuated at Harvard After Report of Explosives

18:37 [CNET News] Buy an iPad Mini at RadioShack. Get a $100 gift card

18:39 [BBC: Also in the news] Youngest foreign minister takes post

18:40 [Reuters] Kerry, Zarif spoke last week after fresh Iran-related sanctions

18:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] WACA ground may lose Test cricket

18:41 [Deutsche Welle] South Sudan says coup put down after fighting

18:42 [Truthout] Media: Play Fair With Economic Reporting on Greece

18:45 [The Independent] Video: Anti-whaling group plan to stop Japanese fleet

18:45 [The Independent] Kim Jong Un goes on a whirlwind tour

18:46 [] Democracy Now!: Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk To Freedom” Ends With Burial in Home Village of Qunu

18:47 [Truthout] Brave New Foundation's Series on Prison Profiteering

18:48 [Slashdot] Interview: Ask Alan Adler About Flying Toys and the Perfect Cup of Coffee

18:51 [Reuters] Russia has stationed Iskander missiles in western region-reports

18:52 [Truthout] Report Finds Police Intelligence Gathering Tactics Threaten National Security

18:53 [CNN: Entertainment] Beyonce's new album set to debut at No. 1

18:57 [CNN: Money] Dow jumps almost 150 points

18:57 [CNN: Money] Halo pocket charger sales hit $90 million

18:58 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: North Korea’s purge foreshadows future collapse /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_133490936.jpg

18:58 [CNN] Man who bilked millions in Navy charity scam gets 28 years

18:59 [Voice of America] Kerry Visits Mekong River Delta

18:59 [Telegraph] Spurs sack manager, but fans attack the wrong person on Twitter

18:59 [Telegraph] Sketch: Theresa May doffs her cap

18:59 [Telegraph] UN launches biggest ever aid appeal over Syria crisis

18:59 [Telegraph] Italy complains to EU over Britain's 'unjustified and thoughtless' food labelling

18:59 [Telegraph] Salim Idris has failed as leader of Syrian rebels, coalition says

19:02 [Mother Jones] American Education: It's Both Better and Worse Than You Think /files/blog_i_got_schooled.jpg

19:02 [Guardian] Bachelet pledges radical constitutional reforms after winning Chilean election

19:03 [Fin24 News] Maputo shows 50% in cargo volume

19:03 [Slashdot] Is Bruce Schneier Leaving His Job At BT?

19:03 [Disinformation] The U.S. Goverment Lobotomized Thousands Of World War II Soldiers With PTSD

19:03 [Disinformation] Bots Are Now 61% Of Internet Users

19:04 [BBC: Science & Environment] Severed hand kept alive on ankle

19:08 [CNN: Health] Hope in the midst of pain: Readers respond to mental illness struggle

19:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Dickens, Darwin, Dr. Johnson: Millions of Images From the British Library Now Available Online

19:12 [] #Not1More: Protesters in DC, LA Call on 'Deporter-in-Chief' to Stop Deportations /sites/

19:13 [CNET News] Yahoo's streaming video service lets users follow channels

19:13 [CNET News] 12 cool, creative uses for tablets

19:15 [zero hedge] The "Other" Anniversary That's Far More Important

19:15 [zero hedge] Silver & Gold Surge On POMO; DeMark Tells Santelli "Big Move Coming"

19:15 [zero hedge] Fear and Trembling In Muni Land

19:15 [zero hedge] US Officials To Meet With Syrian Extremist Rebels, Including Al Qaeda Forces

19:15 [The Hindu - News] ‘Ashok Kumar was careful rider’

19:15 [Voice of America] UN Chief: Syria, C.A.R World's Top Dangers

19:15 [CNN] In Arapahoe texts, bonds between father and son shine through

19:16 [Deutsche Welle] EU and Russian ties 'under strain' over Ukraine

19:16 [Good] GOOD Maker Challenge Winner: This Dog Brings Comfort to Children That Need it Most

19:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘High security number plates can be tampered’

19:17 [The Hindu - News] ATM case: Rs. 5 lakh for information on accused

19:18 [The Independent] Champions League draw 2013-14: Manchester City draw Barcelona and Arsenal to play Bayern Munich in last-16

19:18 [The Independent] Candlelit vigil held for Delhi bus rape victim, one year on from attack

19:18 [The Independent] Wildlife Services: Critics target America's ‘rogue’ assassins who kill 3 million animals a year

19:18 [Financial Times] Jamaica teeters on an economic precipice

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Slum-dwellers protest against Housing Minister

19:19 [straight] Photo of the Day: Winter rest stop /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/11389972524_621f45eefd_b.jpg

19:21 [The Hindu - News] ‘Petrol Uncle’ is Santa for motorists

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Pets followed them to school one day

19:21 [The Hindu - News] ‘Can’t put CA site to other use’

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Waqf board chief’s house burgled

19:22 [] Largest Ever U.S. Academic Boycott of Israel Passes in 'Historic' Vote /sites/

19:24 [BBC: Entertainment] Beyonce album smashes iTunes record

19:25 [The Hindu - News] Students protest against 2006 Act

19:27 [Raw Story] Police escort cancer patient from Nashville steakhouse after he’s forced to remove hat

19:28 [Financial Times] Death mars Brazil’s World Cup lead-up

19:29 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Family Guy' offers fans a holiday gift

19:29 [CNN: Entertainment] See steamy deleted 'Star Trek' scene

19:31 [CNN: Politics] Mental health at center of gun debate

19:31 [CNN: Politics] 'SNL' mocks Obama selfie, fake signer

19:31 [CNN: Politics] McCain slams Obama for Castro handshake

19:31 [CNN: Politics] NSA official: Snowden amnesty worth discussing

19:31 [CNN: Politics] White House press angry over access

19:31 [CNN: Politics] Is Obama's "lie of the year" a GOP win?

19:31 [CNN: Politics] McCain: CIA misled Congress about Levinson

19:31 [CNN: Politics] Boehner, the Tea Party, and the GOP

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Court refuses bail to Abu Salem

19:31 [Telegraph] French public panel recommends legalising euthanasia

19:31 [straight] James Moore apologizes for child hunger comments he denied making /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/CNYParade-SH-2013-1891.jpg

19:34 [CNN: Health] Pot smokers, schizophrenics may share similar brain changes

19:34 [Reuters] Scores killed in Iraq bloodshed ahead of Shi'ite holy day

19:34 [The Independent] Hunting the last Nazi death camp guards: Suspects are frail, wheelchair bound, innocent or 'can't remember'

19:34 [The Independent] Swedish PM wants tougher sentences for those who buy sex from prostitutes

19:34 [The Independent] Video: Pets take photos with Santa

19:34 [The Independent] French police arrest 21 people over sale of laboratory horse meat to the public

19:34 [The Independent] Ashes 2013-14: Captain Alastair Cook's first-baller sums up England tour as Australia tighten grip on the urn

19:35 [Voice of America] Sectarian Attacks in Iraq Kill Dozens

19:35 [CNN] Alternative gift ideas: When parents want to give more

19:35 [CNN] Pot smokers, schizophrenics may share similar brain changes

19:35 [The Atlantic: International] 5 Expert Predictions for the Global Economy in 2014

19:38 [CNN] FIFA act over Josip Simunic's 'pro-Nazi' chants

19:40 [CNN] Croatia's Josip Simunic banned from World Cup for 'pro-Nazi' chants

19:41 [Deutsche Welle] Siemens lands big wind power contract in US

19:41 [Deutsche Welle] A 'pause' for Kerry and Tehran

19:41 [The Hindu - News] A performer nonpareil

19:42 [New Statesman] The growth of food banks shows why there must be no welfare cap

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Musharraf order reserved

19:44 [CNET News] Apple's 12 Days of Gifts starts a couple weeks early

19:45 [zero hedge] Visualizing The Overnight Stock Index Futures "Fat Finger?" Rout

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Nepal splinter group says past pacts annulled

19:45 [Telegraph] Charles Saatchi 'blocked Nigella Lawson US TV career', jury told

19:45 [Telegraph] 'Weak' Charity Commission 'still not seized cash from charity linked to 7/7 bombings'

19:45 [Telegraph] French police hold 21 in new horsemeat fraud scandal

19:45 [Telegraph] Sherlock Holmes is autistic, leading charity claims

19:45 [Telegraph] Jeremy Forrest school 'may be taken over by government'

19:46 [NPR] Trains To Roll Through Devastated Quebec Town Again

19:47 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Winter Harp /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/winterharp10.jpg

19:47 [straight] Burn, Christmas tree, burn /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/fbwkZe133o8.jpg

19:48 [Big Think] Philosophy Is A Syndicate

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan exploring funding options

19:49 [The Hindu - News] French conferencefavours assisted suicide

19:49 [The Independent] Execution of Kim Jong-un’s uncle raises fears in South

19:49 [The Independent] Castro ‘in good health’, says Spanish reporter

19:49 [The Independent] TV drama Homeland damaging relations between the 'hostile' US and the countries depicted in the series

19:49 [The Independent] Two peers suspended from the House of Lords after offering to do paid work for undercover reporters

19:50 [straight] Peter O'Toole's epitaph /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/otoole3.JPG

19:50 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Myth That Congress Doesn't Work Hard

19:52 [Fox News] Victim's lawyer urges Italian appellate court to convict Amanda Knox of murder

19:52 [Fox News] Wall Street soars in rebound rally

19:52 [Fox News] Neighbor of murdered Ohio girl found in trash bin held without bond

19:53 [The Hindu - News] French conference favours assisted suicide

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Shamshabad health centre lying on life support

19:53 [Financial Times] UN seeks aid for Lebanon’s Syria refugees

19:57 [Raw Story] Neal Boortz defends ‘white Santa’: ‘Martin Luther King is always portrayed as black!’

19:57 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia Passes Criticized “Anti-Terrorism Law”

19:57 [CNN] Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dead at 96

19:58 [CNN: Money] The invisible hand that pushed Apple up and down for 6 years

20:00 [Fox News: politics] Man poised to lead India barred from entering US

20:01 [The Atlantic: In Focus] 'Tis the Season

20:01 [Telegraph] Egypt: detention extended for 15-year-old boy found with pro-Muslim Brotherhood symbol on school ruler

20:02 [Mother Jones] Jimmy Carter is History's Greatest Monster

20:02 [CNN: Living] Gifts that don't come in boxes

20:02 [Slashdot] Next-Gen Windshield Wipers To Be Based On Jet Fighter "Forcefield" Tech

20:03 [Guardian] Two charged over Caroline Criado-Perez tweets

20:05 [Slate Magazine] A Tour of the Newly Acquired Robots Google Will One Day Unleash on Us All

20:05 [The Independent] Suicide bombers kill 60 people in wave of attacks across Iraq

20:05 [The Independent] Two Lebanese soldiers shot as troops exchange fire on border with Israel

20:06 [CNET News] Don't loan your iPhone to people in these states

20:07 [Raw Story] New Orleans cops can bust you for prostitution if they think you have too many condoms

20:08 [Slashdot] Disney Pulls a Reverse Santa, Takes Back Christmas Shows From Amazon Customers

20:10 [Slate Magazine] Do We Live in a 10-Dimensional Hologram?

20:10 [Slate Magazine] The Music Club, 2013

20:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] NORAD Tracks Santa's Path on Christmas Eve Because of a Typo

20:11 [Voice of America] Indonesia Arrests 3 Terror Suspects

20:11 [CNN: Entertainment] Actress Joan Fontaine dies

20:13 [Disinformation] False Memories Occur Even Among Those with Superior Memory

20:14 [CNN: Living] Tiny furniture for 'itsy bitsy' homes made in the USA

20:15 [zero hedge] Happy 100th Birthday To The Fed - Live Feed

20:15 [zero hedge] Judge Rules NSA's "Indiscriminate & Arbitrary" Invasion Of Privacy Likely Unconstitutional

20:17 [Topix Activism News] Morrissey donates autobiography

20:18 [Telegraph] Ion Jinga: How many Romanians will come next year to the UK?

20:21 [The Independent] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir orders curfew in Juba after ‘attempted coup’ by sacked rival

20:22 [CNET News] Facebook's new donate button helps nonprofits -- and Facebook

20:22 [CNN] Fired chef gets revenge on Twitter

20:24 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Keeping North Korean in Japan

20:26 [CNN] 5 things that could complicate budget deal in the Senate

20:27 [Raw Story] Meet ‘wacko bird’ Greg Brannon, the tea party’s secession-backing, public school-hating hopeful

20:27 [Raw Story] Federal judge finds NSA phone-surveillance program is likely to be unconstitutional

20:28 [The Hindu - News] Uthradom Tirunal passes away

20:29 [Truthdig] NSA Considers Snowden Amnesty for Document Return

20:31 [CNN: Living] Tiny furniture for Itsy Bitsy homes made in the USA

20:32 [Financial Times] Draghi pushes bank union deal

20:36 [NPR] Federal Judge Rules NSA Bulk Phone Record Collection Unconstitutional

20:36 [NPR] As Far As Mom's Concerned, You'll Always Be The Little One

20:36 [The Hindu - News] Nation remembers Delhi braveheart

20:36 [The Independent] Tales of Peter O'Toole

20:36 [The Independent] First English-Mandarin bilingual free school to open

20:36 [The Independent] Fire crews plan more strikes over Christmas

20:36 [The Independent] Former Assistant Sharrine Scholtz says Charles Saatchi’s staff were scared to go against him

20:36 [CNET News] Is Patch dead or not? Leaked exec memo says no

20:38 [] 'Early Christmas Gift' for Frackers: Drilling Site Blocked With Massive Wind Turbine Blade /sites/

20:38 [Fox News: politics] Judge deals NSA defeat on bulk phone collection

20:40 [CNN] Judge: NSA phone surveillance program unconstitutional

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Court to hear Taslima’s plea

20:43 [] New Jerusalem-Based NBC Series 'Legitimizes Occupation, Apartheid,' say Critics

20:43 [Truthout] Beyond the NSA: Other Agencies Spy on You, Too

20:44 [Guardian] NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

20:44 [Guardian] Mining firm sues campaign group over personal data

20:44 [Truthdig] America Still Has Sodomy Laws Too

20:45 [Fox News] BORDER MYSTERY Few clues emerge in2009 killing of US marshal

20:45 [Fox News] MILITARY RETIREE CUTS?Lawmakers battle cuts to vets ahead of budget vote /i/redes/icon-video.gif

20:45 [Fox News] END OF THE WIPER?Invention could help cars' aerodynamics, lower weight

20:45 [CNET News] DARPA wants you to play video games

20:47 [CNET News] Tablets at CES 2014: The calm before the storm

20:48 [BBC: Technology] Two charged over Twitter comments

20:48 [Telegraph] Europe fears over Russian nuclear-capable missiles on border of EU

20:48 [Telegraph] One Direction give Britain diplomatic clout, says Sir John Major

20:49 [] Turkmenistan: Ashgabat Stages First-Ever "Multi-Party" Vote

20:50 [Reuters] U.S. judge rules phone surveillance program is likely unlawful

20:50 [The Atlantic: Politics] There's No Way to Follow the Money

20:50 [Slate Magazine] One Dead Baby Daddy

20:51 [NPR] Man Who Bilked Millions From Navy Charity Donors Gets 28 Years

20:53 [Voice of America] Rosanne Skirble: Supreme Court Case Has Climate Change Implications

20:53 [straight] Hollaback Vancouver takes aim at street harassment with stories and photos /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Hollaback.png

20:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] US warning on antibacterial soaps

20:57 [CNN: Money] Is GM's board setting up Mary Barra to fail?

20:58 [CNN: Politics] Boehner, the tea party, and the GOP

20:58 [CNN: Politics] 5 things that could complicate budget deal in Senate

20:58 [CNN: Politics] Zuckerberg writes to Congress about NSA

20:58 [CNN: Politics] Can Edward Snowden get amnesty?

20:58 [CNN: Politics] Breaking: Federal judge rules NSA phone snooping unconstitutional

20:59 [Financial Times] CDU’s ‘crown princess’ steps forward

21:03 [Slashdot] FDA Seeks Tougher Rules For Antibacterial Soaps

21:03 [Disinformation] Seeing The American Flag Shifts Beliefs Toward Republicanism Up To 8 Months Later

21:04 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden will not be considered for amnesty, says White House

21:04 [Telegraph] French teenager accidentally shoots father dead and turns gun on himself

21:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Father shot dead answering door knock

21:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] No honeymoon for PM

21:05 [The Hindu - News] BJP adds one more to its tally in Rajasthan

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court to the rescue of HC judge’s daughter

21:05 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: This Is What "Generational Theft" Looks Like

21:05 [The Hindu - Opinion] Need for journalism 2.0

21:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Humans Created Cats

21:11 [The Hindu - News] Apex court seeks report from Law Commission on de-criminalisation of politics

21:11 [Deutsche Welle] French panel recommends legalizing assisted suicide for terminally ill

21:11 [NPR] Sandwich Monday: The Grinch Sandwich

21:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] Don’t betray the dream

21:12 [Guardian] France on edge of return to recession, increasing pressure on Hollande

21:14 [] Report: Forced Sterilization Of Women Widespread In Uzbekistan

21:15 [CNET News] Motorola loses appeal to overturn Microsoft patent ruling

21:15 [CNET News] Why regulators are likely to reject a Sprint/T-Mobile deal

21:15 [CNET News] Judge: NSA phone snooping likely unconstitutional

21:16 [The Progressive] Key U.K. Fracking Report Co-Written by 'Converted Climate Skeptic'

21:17 [Raw Story] Rush Limbaugh: ‘Liberalism’ mental illness causes ‘practically every’ school shooting

21:17 [Raw Story] Missouri town poised to name rodeo clown who mocked Obama as its ‘person of the year’

21:17 [straight] Goh Ballet's The Nutcracker is holiday magic on-stage /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ARTSPIX_GohBallet-Nutcracker3_2399.jpg

21:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] Ending ‘VIP culture’ in public governance

21:19 [CNN: Politics] Democrats have dreams of turning South blue

21:21 [CNN] Apple's Cook speaks out on civil rights

21:22 [Fox News] Judge deals blow to NSA spying

21:23 [Big Think] Design Thinking in 21st Century Education

21:23 [Fox News] Fired Senate staffer charged in connection with child porn released from jail

21:23 [Voice of America] US Announced Maritime Security Aid for Vietnam, ASEAN Nations

21:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: At Least 21, Including Women, Children, Are Killed in East Congo

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Sikh community divided over Gurbaksh’s fast-unto-death

21:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] Keep the movement burning

21:28 [zero hedge] CNN and Huffington Post Are “External Stakeholders” In Nuclear Regulatory Commission

21:28 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Krugman Blowing Bubbles

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Sugarcane farmers left in the lurch in U.P.

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Son held in Sandhya Singh murder case

21:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] A prisoner of his principles

21:33 [The Hindu - News] Solar scam accused produced in Coimbatore court

21:34 [Truthout] When Happiness Died in America...

21:35 [Slate Magazine] Paul Ryan Is the Early, Early Favorite in Iowa

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Six years on, no justice in sight for families of ‘abducted’ youth

21:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] A law long overdue

21:36 [Telegraph] ITV 'banned references to Scousers and drunken Australians for being racist'

21:37 [CNN] An American-made solution to furnishing small spaces

21:37 [CNN] Judge: NSA domestic phone data-mining unconstitutional

21:37 [CNN] Harvard buildings reopened after bomb threat disrupts finals

21:39 [CNN] 9 simple ways to keep Nelson Mandela's legacy alive

21:39 [CNN] Indiana groom dies in road accident hours after wedding

21:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shireen T. Hunter: The U.S. Cannot Provide Absolute Security for Its Middle East Allies

21:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Michelle Obama Spreads Holiday Cheer At Children's Hospital

21:46 [The Progressive] Reminder: Paul Ryan is 'Completely Wrong' About Everything

21:46 [The Progressive] Judge Issues Injunction Against NSA's Bulk Data Collection

21:46 [Good] How to Actually be Successful in Achieving Your 2014 Goals

21:47 [Voice of America] Via Motorbikes, Cambodian Opposition Protest Winds Through Capital

21:49 [Anarchist news] NATO 3 Card Drive: We've Got Your Back!

21:49 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Japan Not Capable of Decommissioning Fukushima Alone, and More

21:49 [Truthdig] NSA Puff Piece Is 60 Minutes’ Latest Shame

21:51 [NPR] Novice Neurosurgeons Train On Brains Printed In 3-D

21:52 [Global Voices] Do You Speak Nouchi? Ivorian Politicians Would Like to Know

21:53 [Reuters] EU offers 'unprecedented' aid to help Israeli-Palestinian talks

21:53 [Canadian Dimension] Stop service cuts at Canada Post

21:54 [The Hindu - News] President’s rule in Jung’s options for Delhi

21:54 [CNET News] What if Google tried to blackmail you into using Google+?

21:54 [CNET News] Generate an insult-spewing North Korean press release online

21:54 [CNET News] Microsoft will hire a CEO with his head in the cloud

21:55 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate vote on Yellen expected on Thursday: aide

21:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] Diplomat’s arrest

21:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] DMK’s stand

21:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] Is AAP idealistic?

21:56 [CNN] Martina McBride, 38 Special, cancel SeaWorld gig over 'Blackfish'

21:56 [Deutsche Welle] German churches criticize arms exports

21:56 [zero hedge] Ackman's Year Of Living Dangerously Get Worse - The Herbalife Timeline (Audit Complete With No Material Changes)

21:56 [zero hedge] Bitcoin Banged Into Bear Market (Again) As Precious Metals Rise

21:56 [straight] AirCare test fees going down in 2014 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_40584751.jpg

21:56 [Telegraph] NSA spying 'likely unconstitutional' and 'Orwellian', judge rules

21:56 [Telegraph] Princess Diana was not murdered by SAS, Met Police say

21:56 [Telegraph] Congo President spent £1m on clothes he never wore more than once

21:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andy McDonald: 9 Reasons You Want The Pope To Be Your Best Buddy

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Amid din, Telangana Bill introduced in A.P. Houses

22:01 [The Atlantic: National] Colorado Will No Longer Send the 'Major Mentally Ill' to Solitary Confinement

22:01 [NPR] In Florida, A Turf War Blooms Over Front-Yard Vegetable Gardening

22:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Lured to his death by promise of sex

22:02 [Mother Jones] New French Book Will Become Important When It's In English /files/blog_piketty_capital.jpg

22:02 [Global Voices] Typhoon Haiyan: A Story of Resilience in a Short Doc

22:02 [CNN: Crime] Teen gets 10 years probation for driving drunk, killing 4

22:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Orrin Hatch On Budget Deal: 'Sometimes The Answer Has To Be Yes'

22:03 [Disinformation] Colonization, From Without And From Within

22:04 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet clears Communal Violence Bill

22:04 [Guardian] Ministers 'ignored advice on inhumane fit-for-work tests'

22:07 [This Magazine] Gender Block: Christmas gift giving and stereotypes

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Speaker cancels meeting with U.S. Congressional team over envoy arrest

22:09 [CNET News] XCAR Awards 2013 - Best Drive: Drew

22:09 [CNET News] Gold-plated Xbox One: Because you deserve a $10k console

22:09 [CNET News] The 404 1403: Where we love it or hate it (podcast)

22:09 [CNET News] Google adopts Boston Dynamics' animal robots

22:10 [CNN] Attacks across Baghdad and northern Iraq kill 70

22:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Free Advice to Tea Partiers: Don't Earnestly Post Anti-Racism Satire to Your Facebook Wall

22:11 [NPR] Denmark's 'Fix Rooms' Give Drug Users A Safe Haven

22:11 [NPR] The Shipping Forecast: From Britain's Seas Into Its Soul

22:12 [Raw Story] Salvation Army bell ringer punched for saying ‘Happy Holidays’ instead of ‘Merry Christmas’

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Doubt hangs over conditions of Indian diplomat’s detention

22:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Frank Askin: The Spies Who Never Came in From the Cold

22:14 [Voice of America] US Judge: Government's Phone Data Collection Likely Unconstitutional

22:14 [CNN: Money] Dow jumps 130 points

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Cannot ignore benefits of GM crops, says ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan

22:16 [Fox News] Vehicle found after man killed in NJ mall carjacking- Groom returning from wedding died aiding driver

22:16 [Fox News] Twitter reportedly working on secret program to let users edit tweets

22:16 [The Hindu - News] ‘Media is more concerned with Bollywood’

22:16 [The Progressive] White House Doubles Down on Pursuit of Snowden

22:16 [Good] Want to Make Change? Here are Some Paths You Can Take

22:18 [CNN: Technology] Nick D'Aloisio: Yahoo's teen star on the digital future

22:18 [CNN: Technology] Yahoo's Mayer apologizes for e-mail outage

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Anna urges Parliament to pass Lokpal Bill at the earliest

22:20 [CNN] 3 young wonders changing the world

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Cellphone makers should install SoS button, says Chidambaram

22:20 [The Hindu - News] “Ties with DMK snapped in March”

22:21 [Topix Activism News] Federal judge rules against NSA spying

22:22 [Raw Story] White House: Trans Pacific Partnership ‘remains a top priority’ for Obama

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Yameen to visit India next year

22:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Edward Snowden Praises Judge's Ruling Against NSA Phone Surveillance Program

22:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] J.J. Colagrande: Millennials Do Not Care About Obamacare

22:24 [Slashdot] Judge: NSA Phone Program Likely Unconstitutional

22:24 [Slashdot] Army Laser Passes Drone-Killing Test

22:24 [Slashdot] EdX Drops Plans To Connect MOOC Students With Employers

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Agni-III test-firing tomorrow

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Iran backs deep-sea gas pipeline to India

22:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: Paul Ryan Aims To Raise Funds Off Budget Deal

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Border cooperation pact helped defuse tension in Ladakh: Antony

22:26 [zero hedge] VIX Up & Stocks Up As 3rd Hindenburg Omen Appears

22:27 [Raw Story] Boxer Vitali Klitschko vacates heavyweight title for Ukrainian presidential run

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Screenshot copy of Lekhi’s tweet sought

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Myanmarese fishermen rescued near Nagapattinam

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Border cooperation pact helped defuse tension in Ladakh: Antony

22:29 [Telegraph] Model of helicopter that crashed on Clutha has fuel gauge fault

22:30 [Voice of America] Curfew in S.Sudan Capital After Alleged Coup Attempt

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Sailor’s family losing hope of his early release

22:32 [Raw Story] Scientists help Brazilian farmers adapt to climate change

22:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: 2013 Likely To Be The Safest Year For Cops In Decades

22:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mary Buffett: What is the future of Thailand?

22:32 [The Hindu - News] ‘Pass whistleblower bill’

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Consensus on Rahul as prime ministerial candidate

22:32 [The Hindu - News] BJP wooing PMK and MDMK in TN

22:34 [The Hindu - News] Court orders Sami to vacate, hand over house to ex-wife

22:34 [The Hindu - News] “Freedom from power cut in 6 months’’

22:35 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Paparazzi win for One Direction star

22:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rinehart's fortune drops by $3b

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Shadow over Lokpal Bill as SP stands its ground

22:38 [Fox News: politics] Travelers hit with higher fees under budget deal

22:40 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Did 60 Minutes Let the Head of the NSA Fool Its Audience?

22:41 [CNN: Money] $800 million in lottery prizes go unclaimed

22:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Teachers, Parents Call North Carolina Vouchers Program Unconstitutional In New Lawsuit

22:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christine Conetta: Matt Taibbi: 'Deceptive' Subprime Lending Is Reason For The Financial Collapse

22:42 [The Hindu - News] Hold talks with rice mill owners, KRRS urges government

22:46 [Deutsche Welle] Russia missile deployment causes concern abroad

22:47 [Good] Best of 2013: 5 Ways Kids Inspired Us Through Play

22:49 [The Hindu - News] More pressure on Ganguly as intern’s affidavit goes public

22:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Robert Levinson Family: Make Iran Deal Contingent On Aid To Missing Contractor

22:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rev. Al Sharpton: 'Affluenza' and the Miscarriage of Justice

22:51 [The Hindu - News] There will be no ceiling for fee in private professional colleges

22:52 [Global Voices] The Economics of Ukraine's #Euromaidan [INFOGRAPHIC]

22:53 [The Hindu - News] Assess drought situation, seek Central assistance for relief: Revanna

22:53 [] 'Snowden Vindicated' as Judge Rules Against 'Indiscriminate' NSA Spying /sites/

22:53 [] Small Town Declares All-Out Offensive Against Tar Sands Port /sites/

22:53 [Guardian] NHS urged to drop plan to shift health funding to areas with more old people

22:57 [zero hedge] Guest Post: What's Real? What's Fake?

22:59 [The Hindu - News] On a mission to preserve Jewish monuments in Mala

22:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: Lawyer Behind NSA Lawsuit Once Sued His Own Mother, Believes Obama Is Kenyan Socialist Muslim

23:01 [The Hindu - News] Emergency health-care service launched at Sabarimala

23:01 [straight] Adam McKay on being shitty with kids /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/fields.jpg

23:01 [Reuters: politics] Obama to meet tech executives Tuesday on HealthCare.Gov: White House

23:02 [Raw Story] U.S. drone strikes in Yemen likely to continue despite parliamentary ban

23:02 [CNN] Multivitamins a waste of money? Editorial in medical journal says yes

23:02 [CNN] 'Homeland' finale delivers biggest audience ever

23:02 [Mother Jones] Judge Rules NSA Surveillance Unconstitutional

23:02 [Mother Jones] Pushing Poor People to the Suburbs Is Bad for the Environment

23:02 [AntiWar] Iraq Attacks Against Pilgrims, Govt Buildings Leave 100 Dead and 183 Wounded

23:03 [Global Voices] Cold, Rain and Flooding for Gaza this Winter

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Kiran firm on special session to discuss Telangana Bill

23:03 [Disinformation] Infamous Texting Judge Announces Run For District Attorney

23:04 [Voice of America] James Brooke: Two Tent Camps in Kyiv Reflect Ukraine’s East-West Divide

23:04 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Homeland' finale delivers big ratings

23:04 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Family Guy's' gift to fans

23:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Martina McBride cancels SeaWorld gig

23:06 [CNN: Health] Are multivitamins a waste of money?

23:06 [CNN: Health] FDA on antibacterial soap: Prove it

23:07 [The Hindu - News] Telugu Desam, YSRC MLAs jostle for limelight

23:08 [] 'Independent Bookstores Are Not Dead': Indie Book Shoppers on the Rise /sites/

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: British Fracking Protesters Block Drill Site With Wind Turbine Blade (PHOTOS)

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Babette Maxwell: #KeepYourPromise ?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Cohen: Noam Chomsky Continues to Inspire

23:10 [Pravda] Homage to two remarkable women and to one unknown

23:11 [Deutsche Welle] White House dismisses Snowden amnesty talk, judge deals domestic blow to NSA

23:11 [NPR] Palliative Care Doctor Helps Iowa Couple With Tough Choices

23:11 [NPR] FDA Asks For Proof That Antibacterial Soaps Protect Health

23:12 [CNN: Health] She lost 110 lbs to join the Army

23:14 [CBC: politics] StatsCan error could cost Manitoba $500M, province says

23:15 [Reuters] Ukraine leader seeks cash at Kremlin, Kiev protest planned

23:16 [NPR] Here Are The Tech Execs Meeting With President Obama Tomorrow

23:16 [NPR] General Motors CEO: In The Bailout, Fair Is Fair

23:17 [Good] Refusing to Quit and Failing While Trying: The Best Way to Come Out on Top

23:17 [msnbc: politics] Ethics panel to probe Radel cocaine charge

23:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama Meeting With Tech CEOs Amid NSA Surveillance Concerns

23:20 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Apology over 'winter blunderland'

23:21 [The Hindu - News] NSA programme “likely unconstitutional”

23:21 [NPR] All Aboard! Real-Life Polar Express Chugs Through Michigan

23:21 [Guardian] Caroline Criado-Perez to complain over CPS handling of Twitter case

23:23 [Big Think] Judge: NSA Snooping Is "Almost Orwellian"

23:25 [CNN] Fifth draw in six holds up Roma's Serie A title challenge

23:27 [zero hedge] Hyper-grade-inflation

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Wave of attacks kill 70 people in Iraq

23:34 [CNN: Travel] 11 places to go in 2014

23:34 [Financial Times] Judge rules against NSA data collection

23:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] Know Who Else Is Ready for Hillary? Republicans

23:35 [Slate Magazine] How to Sign Up for Health Care

23:36 [The Atlantic: International] The Most Notable Global Stories of 2013

23:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Patricia Adler, CU-Boulder Professor, Allegedly Forced Out Over Prostitution Lecture

23:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Denise Bode: John Podesta Takes up the Reins On the White House Energy and Climate Initiative

23:37 [Fox News: politics] Obama has yet to enroll in health insurance under Affordable Care Act

23:39 [Slashdot] Exponential Algorithm In Windows Update Slowing XP Machines

23:39 [Campaign For Liberty] Delaware C4L Defeats Local Tax Scheme!

23:42 [Voice of America] US Judge: Government's Phone Data Collection Likely Unconstitutional

23:45 [Truthdig] Drug Ads

23:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Iowa Republicans ♥ Paul Ryan

23:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] OECD: Rich Man, Poor Man: The Middle Classes -- Now You See Them, Now You Don't

23:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: House Ethics Committee Launches Investigation On Trey Radel After Cocaine Charge

23:46 [NPR] Coroner: Colo. High School Shooter Died Of Gunshot Wound To Head

23:46 [NPR] Pastor Says He Will Minister To Gays Even If He's Defrocked

23:47 [Fox News] Few clues emerge in '09 border killing of US marshal

23:47 [Telegraph] Humans will live on the Moon within 30-40 years, predicts Commander Chris Hadfield

23:47 [Telegraph] 'Boris Island' airport plans to be ruled out by Heathrow report

23:47 [Telegraph] Assisted suicide ruling cannot ignore right and wrong, says judge

23:47 [Telegraph] Forty migrants a night sneak over from Calais, town's deputy mayor says

23:48 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate approval of two-year budget deal likely this week

23:48 [Reuters: politics] Outgoing Virginia governor unveils $96 billion biennial budget

23:49 [Reuters] U.S. Senate approval of two-year budget deal likely this week

23:49 [CNET News] 'Hobbit' villains suffer from vitamin D deficiency, researcher says

23:49 [CNET News] Fund this: iPhone 5 case adds second SIM card

23:49 [CNET News] Apple delivers OS X Mavericks update with Mail fixes

23:50 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The How Extreme Is Too Extreme Edition

23:52 [Voice of America] Sectarian Attacks Kills 65 in Iraq

23:53 [Big Think] China Does the Moonwalk

23:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - John Boehner's Heteronormative Tips For Young Men With Disposable Income

23:55 [CNN] Now it's up to the jury: Who does Warhol of Fawcett belong to?

23:56 [zero hedge] 2014, A Bull Year? Of Course...But Maybe...

23:59 [CNN: Money] Obama to meet with Cook, other tech CEOs

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