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00:00 [The Hindu - News] Tehran, Moscow seek to define ties

00:01 [Reuters] U.S. urges Syria rebels to attend peace talks, slams government

00:04 [The Hindu - News] China detains prominent Uighur scholar

00:05 [Mother Jones] We're About to Find Out if the Senate is Working Again /files/images/blog_capitol_dome.jpg

00:06 [CNN: Travel] Flight attendants injured in severe turbulence

00:07 [CNN: Money] After Target breach, U.S. warns retailers

00:08 [The Progressive] Vinehout to Drop Out, Leaving Only Burke to Challenge Walker

00:10 [The Hindu - News] Abe’s grandfather shown as ‘war criminal’

00:14 [The Hindu - News] A change of guard in Pakistanstokes nuclear safety fears

00:14 [The Hindu - News] Court seeks fresh report on Musharraf

00:14 [The Hindu - News] AAP in damage control mode

00:16 [NPR] Hacked Refrigerator Reveals 'Internet Of Things' Security Gaps

00:16 [NPR] Gilligan's 'The Professor' Has Died; What Will We Do Now?

00:17 [Fox News: politics] Officials probe if Marines burned corpses for hygienic reasons

00:18 [Reuters: politics] Senate vote shows strong support for $1.1 trillion spending bill

00:20 [The Hindu - News] Ombudsmen for candidates selection

00:20 [The Hindu - News] American School e-mail raises suspicion of illegal postings

00:24 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon chief open to incentives to bolster nuclear force

00:27 [CNN] CNN exclusive: Port Authority job created for Gov. Chris Christie ally

00:31 [Deutsche Welle] Activation time for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft

00:31 [Reuters: politics] Senate approves $1.1 trillion bill to end government funding battle

00:31 [NPR] Gilligan's 'The Professor' Has Died; Russell Johnson Was 89

00:31 [NPR] Sweet 16 And Barreling Toward Cowgirl Racing Fame

00:34 [The Hindu - News] Congressmen can’t wish away AAP

00:34 [Reuters] Senate approves $1.1 trillion bill to end government funding battle

00:38 [Financial Times] Malta to defy MEPs and sell passports

00:40 [Slashdot] Russia Backs Sending Top Students Abroad With a Catch

00:40 [The Hindu - News] India, China, Russia hold talks on Afghan issue

00:43 [zero hedge] The Latest HSBC Scandal: An $80 Billion Capitalization Shortfall

00:43 [zero hedge] Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Supervisor Gets $500 Fine For Falsifying Facility Records

00:43 [CNN: Money] Detroit judge blocks $165M bank payment

00:43 [CNN] How safe is West Virginia water, if pregnant women shouldn't drink it?

00:45 [CNN: Living] Michelle Obama: 'Fabulous' at 50

00:46 [The Hindu - News] Not a penny was transacted, says Kribhco MD

00:46 [The Hindu - News] R.K. Singh’s charges political: Shinde

00:47 [Fox News: politics] Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

00:50 [Fox News] White House keeping text of Iran nuke deal 'secret?'

00:50 [Fox News] US goalie must tone down patriotic mask at Sochi

00:50 [Fox News] Egyptian voters overwhelmingly back new constitution

00:50 [Fox News] Airfares rise 12 percent in 5 years, not including fees

00:50 [Fox News] Workers praised for response to Ind. store shooting

00:50 [Fox News] Police arrest suspect in Silicon Valley arsons

00:50 [Fox News] Calif. guv floats plan in scramble to save bullet train- High speed train to connect US, Mexico by 2018

00:50 [Fox News] Chinese medicine may reduce risk of diabetes

00:50 [Fox News] Woman loses $300G to scam artist on dating site

00:50 [Fox News] breaking news: Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill- China now owns a record $1.3T of US gov't debt

00:50 [Fox News] 20 subpoenas being issued in NJ bridge scandal probe

00:51 [The Hindu - News] 51 repatriated fishermen reach Karaikal

00:51 [The Hindu - News] Power Ministry to seek Cabinet nod for tariff reforms

00:51 [The Hindu - News] Stung by court posers, Coal Ministry slaps show-cause on 61 private firms

00:55 [The Hindu - News] Sevalkattu banned in Karur

00:55 [The Hindu - News] ‘Modi for PM’ campaign to gain momentum

00:55 [The Hindu - News] 1000 houses for Tamil refugees lying vacant

01:00 [Mother Jones] Mother Jones Goes Old School. Really Old School. /files/blog_banner_stained_glass.jpg

01:01 [Voice of America] US Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, Clearing Last Political Hurdle

01:01 [NPR] With Senate's OK, $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Heads To Obama

01:03 [The Hindu - News] Will not trade experience for youth, says BJP

01:03 [The Hindu - News] It’s recognition of reality, says BJP

01:04 [Disinformation] US Military Dictatorship Owns 20% of Okinawa | Interview with Peter Kuznick

01:07 [The Hindu - News] IITs to collaborate with companies, increase intake of foreign students

01:07 [The Hindu - News] Praful drops defamation case against Bloomsbury

01:08 [Raw Story] Utah allows married same-sex couples to file joint tax returns

01:13 [Voice of America] Mike Richman: Veteran US Women's Hockey Player Aiming for Gold in Sochi

01:15 [zero hedge] Here It Comes: Obama Considering Executive Order To Raise Minimum Wage

01:15 [Telegraph] US and UK spied on texts of millions of British people

01:16 [CNN: Politics] GOP turns new fire on Clinton after Benghazi report

01:16 [CNN: Politics] CNN exclusive: Port Authority job created for Christie ally, source says

01:16 [CNN] Six things we've learned since 1994 Northridge Earthquake

01:17 [The Hindu - News] Karnan moves SC panel against Chief Justice Agrawal

01:23 [The Hindu - News] Poor arrangements play spoilsport for foreigners

01:25 [Slashdot] Why the Major Labels Love (and Artists Hate) Music Streaming

01:25 [The Hindu - News] Jaipur Literature Festival begins today

01:29 [Telegraph] Public suspect cover ups by police, poll finds

01:29 [The Hindu - News] Let us name it ‘Non-Discriminatory Market Access’, India tells Pakistan

01:29 [CNN: Money] Yale, Harvard to court low-income students

01:36 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Timelapse shows secret life of coral

01:44 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Where Is The Inflation Today?

01:44 [zero hedge] Three Points That Refute All Talk of Recovery

01:45 [CNN] UNC will probe claims over athletes' reading ability

01:45 [Telegraph] David Cameron says British Press plays 'vital' role in democracy

01:47 [Infoshop] NATO 3: Sheriff's Office Announces Sign-Up Procedure for Attending Trial

01:48 [Raw Story] Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill with bipartisan support

01:48 [Raw Story] Australia apologizes to Indonesia for ‘inadvertent’ border violations

01:50 [Fox News] THE WASHINGTON WAY Officials rarely fired in times of scandal /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:50 [Reuters: politics] U.S. budget watchdog eyes steps to control military health costs

01:51 [Fox News] Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill- China now owns a record $1.3T of US gov't debt

01:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: 'The NSA Wasn't Forthcoming,' So A Computer Security Expert Briefed Congress Instead

02:01 [Telegraph] Red Arrows pilot's death revealed shortage of engineers

02:01 [Telegraph] Unpublished manuscripts of Cold Comfort author found

02:01 [Telegraph] Rulings in 'secretive' family courts and Court of Protection to be made public after country's most senior judge calls for greater transparency

02:01 [Telegraph] Pension fee cap 'shelved for at least a year'

02:09 [Voice of America] Egyptian Prosecutors Accuse 3 Journalists of Terrorist Links

02:10 [Slashdot] 95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP

02:12 [Infoshop] NATO 3: Prosecution Reduces Charges to 7 of the Original 11

02:12 [BBC: Technology] Intel: No revenue growth in 2014

02:14 [zero hedge] Bernanke's Farewell Speech Post-Mortem: "Fed Did The Right Thing; I Hope"

02:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: House Republicans Pick Climate Skeptic To Head Environment Subcommittee

02:16 [Reuters] Senate approves U.S. budget bill, ends shutdown threat

02:17 [Telegraph] Let mothers breastfeed their babies in office meetings, says Dame Sally Davies

02:18 [CNN: Money] Why tomatoes could cost more at Wal-Mart

02:20 [Fox News] BUYERS 'WANT SIZE' Power big at Detroit auto show despite green push /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:20 [Fox News] FATE LEFT HANGING? POW may be in jeopardy if US, Afghanistan pact fails /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:21 [Reuters: politics] Senate approves U.S. budget bill, ends shutdown threat

02:22 [Truthdig] Health and Education Getting Big Boosts in Ecuador

02:23 [BBC: Education] 'Secure college' for young offenders

02:24 [BBC: Technology] Court clears Google Glass driver

02:27 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: security 'a disaster waiting to happen'

02:31 [CNN] What is it like to land a plane at the world's busiest airport?

02:31 [CNN] Female bodyguards latest accessory for China's rich

02:31 [Deutsche Welle] Labor Minister Andrea Nahles unveils pension plans, sets Merkel collision course

02:32 [Infoshop] Anarchist Studies Network :: 3rd International Conference : Loughborough University, U.K.

02:38 [Raw Story] Sen. Bernie Sanders lambastes Democrats and Republicans over Trans-Pacific Partnership

02:43 [CNN] Winner of rhino hunting auction: My $350,000 will help save species

02:43 [CNN: Money] Sochi: Most expensive Olympics yet

02:43 [Raw Story] U.S. presses China on prominent academic’s detention

02:43 [Raw Story] Mexican anti-drug militias return seized land to villagers

02:44 [zero hedge] Howard Marks' Views On When Markets Will Be Efficient (Hint: Never)

02:48 [CNN: Money] Sochi: Most expensive Olympics

02:48 [CNN: Money] Olympic disasters: 6 cities that spent too much

02:49 [Voice of America] US Probing "Disturbing" Iraq Photos

02:50 [Amnesty International] Côte d’Ivoire: Militia leader accused of crimes against humanity must be detained lawfully

02:54 [CNN: Money] Olympic disasters: Who spent too much

02:59 [CNN] 4-year-old girl shoots and kills 4-year-old cousin, police say

02:59 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Probing 'Disturbing' Iraq Photos

03:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sir Michael Barber: U.S. Higher Ed Leadership at Risk Without Bolder Action

03:09 [Topix Activism News] St. Louis Fire Dept. honored for dog rescueSt. Louis Fire Dept....

03:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: Ted Nugent Compares Harvey Weinstein To Nazi Propagandist (AUDIO)

03:12 [Reuters] U.S. warns merchants on methods used by Target hackers

03:14 [zero hedge] Why The Game Is Not Over Yet For Gold

03:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Obama Officials Warn Jewish Groups Against 'Dangerous' New Iran Sanctions

03:20 [Disinformation] The Closing of the Scientific Mind

03:26 [BBC: Technology] Google unveils 'smart contact lens'

03:27 [CNN] Ticket for driving in Google Glass dismissed

03:27 [Truthdig] Is the Wait to Get Married All About Money?

03:32 [The Hindu - News] Boxer Dingku arrested

03:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Congress Cuts Funding For Horse Slaughter

03:42 [CNN: Money] China's growth to beat official target

03:43 [Big Think] Are Our Minds Wired to Enjoy Cubism?

03:43 [Raw Story] Thursday Night Once In A Full Moon Basset Blogging

03:44 [zero hedge] Weapons Inspectors: Syrian Chemical Weapons Fired from REBEL-HELD Territory

03:50 [Reuters] Australia says breached Indonesian territory while blocking refugee boats

04:08 [Financial Times] Australia sorry after Indonesia intrusion

04:14 [The Hindu - News] 112 children lost & found on the Marina

04:15 [Slashdot] Google Glass User Fights Speeding Ticket, Saying She's Defending the Future

04:15 [zero hedge] "You Only Get To Miss Sales Expectations So Many Times"

04:15 [zero hedge] Chinese Stocks Tumble On Contagion Concerns From First Shadow-Banking Default

04:19 [The Hindu - News] Cantonment Board strikes rich with kitchen waste

04:19 [The Hindu - News] Coast Guard keeps watch on festival day

04:20 [Voice of America] White House Releases Summary of Iran Nuclear Deal

04:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: John Boehner Supports Spending Bill Funds For Troubled Nuclear Company, Despite Solyndra Outrage

04:21 [Deutsche Welle] Report: NSA exploited SMS text message 'goldmine' in 'Dishfire' program

04:23 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz: Harvey Weinstein’s ‘left-wing propaganda’ will be a box-office bomb

04:27 [The Hindu - News] Soon, no paperwork for patient records

04:27 [The Hindu - News] Poor monsoon keeps birds away from Karikili sanctuary

04:29 [The Hindu - News] Two more pedestrian subways for PH Road

04:31 [Fin24 News] Fewer visitors to Robben Island

04:34 [CNN] Students return to New Mexico school two days after shooting

04:35 [The Hindu - News] The downside of technology

04:36 [Voice of America] VOA News: White House Releases Summary of Iran Nuclear Deal

04:39 [The Hindu - News] Forum to come up with protocol for handling scars

04:39 [Reuters] Analysis: Wal-Mart case seen a key test in struggle over labor rights

04:41 [The Hindu - News] Digitising Tamil books is still a big challenge

04:42 [CNN] Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird disappeared Saturday

04:43 [The Hindu - News] Many vehicles, not enough road space in north Chennai

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Chennai passport office fastest in police verification

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Civic body begins work on cycle tracks in Besant Nagar

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Vadapalani junction turns accident prone

04:46 [Fox News: politics] Tom Coburn, Okla. senator, to step down at end of 113th Congress

04:48 [CNN: Money] China Mobile kicks off iPhone bonanza

04:48 [Fox News] Trouble for Trace Adkins

04:51 [CNN] Paul Ryan Fast Facts

04:54 [CBC: politics] Airport security personnel ignored pipe bomb danger

04:54 [CBC: politics] Another Canadian man confirmed dead in Syria fighting

04:56 [Reuters] IBM to spend $1.2 billion to expand cloud services

04:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Tom Coburn To Leave Senate At End Of 113th Congress

04:57 [The Hindu - News] White House releases summery of Iran implementation deal

04:59 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:05 [Disinformation] Joe Rogan on Conspiracies, Chemtrails, and Questioning Everything

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

05:17 [Reuters: politics] Oklahoma Senator Coburn, battling cancer, says he will resign

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Delhi roads: Vulnerable stretches yet to be lit up

05:24 [CNN] Sen. Tom Coburn to retire

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Danish woman gagged, beaten up during the act

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Vegetable prices fall in Coimbatore

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Police have left security of Delhi at God’s mercy: Kejriwal

05:27 [CNN] Opinion: Christie bridge: Get over it

05:27 [CNN] Utah says married same-sex couples can file joint tax returns

05:32 [] Kyrgyzstan Photo: End of the First Day

05:33 [Raw Story] Google developing ‘smart’ contact lens for diabetics

05:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Republicans Talk About Skipping Next Budget

05:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: NAACP Has 'Serious Concerns' With New Voting Rights Legislation

05:40 [Voice of America] South Korea Rejects North's Demands to End Military Drills with US

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Elephant herd driven away from Haralur

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Deities ‘float’ in dry tank amid sea of devotees in Madurai

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Communal tension in Huliyar

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Suchitra Sen dead

05:42 [The Hindu - News] White House releases summary of Iran implementation deal

05:46 [The Hindu - News] Work on new rail lines yet to start for want of land

05:46 [The Hindu - News] YSRC disrupts House, demands voting on AP Reorganisation Bill

05:47 [Fox News] California wildfire injures 3 as it rips through dangerously dry foothills /i/redes/icon-video.gif

05:47 [Fox News] TOLL 'HARD TO ERASE' Scientist ends 7-year battle with feds for feeding whales

05:47 [Fox News] US 'PROPAGANDA'? Olympian forced to take Constitution off Sochi mask

05:47 [Fox News] LENS OF THE FUTURE? Google reveals plans for glucose monitor in contacts /i/redes/icon-video.gif

05:48 [Fox News] Okla. Sen. Coburn to retire after current session

05:48 [Raw Story] Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie may have just given up on the presidency

05:52 [Voice of America] VOA News: South Korea Rejects North's Demands to End Military Drills with US

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Specials buses in Tiruchi till Monday to clear Pongal rush

05:54 [The Hindu - News] Paryaya Festival: Seers to sit in palanquins atop vehicles in Udupi

05:56 [The Hindu - News] Krishna water ups storage in Poondi reservoir

06:02 [Fin24 News] Entrepreneurs not 'unscrupulous bosses'

06:04 [AntiWar] 63 Killed, 41 Wounded in Fresh Iraq Bloodshed

06:04 [AntiWar] Secret Wars and Black Ops Blowback

06:04 [AntiWar] Applied Rovian Denialism

06:04 [AntiWar] A Note to My Readers

06:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arthur Delaney: Congress Has No Plans To Stay In D.C. To Deal With Unemployment

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Away from Gujarat and at home in Madurai

06:08 [Big Think] Truth and Justice Eluded Former Tyco Execs Kozlowski and Swartz

06:08 [Big Think] Dennis Kozlowski: Poster Child or Whipping Boy?

06:13 [The Hindu - News] BGML revival process set in motion

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Sand permits to be issued online in Mysore

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Mob pelts stones at Home Minister’s vehicle

06:15 [Reuters] Insight: Goldman's low-cost Utah bet buoys its bottom-line

06:16 [Reuters: politics] Oklahoma Senator Coburn, battling cancer, to resign at year end

06:16 [Mother Jones] This Holiday Season, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Had Fewer Customers But Bigger Sales /files/blog_holiday_foot_traffic_stores_2013.jpg

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Suchitra Sen passes away

06:25 [CNN] Obama expected to announce changes to NSA surveillance

06:32 [Reuters] Australia apologizes for breaching Indonesian waters

06:37 [Reuters] Apple China Mobile launch could spark costly subsidy war

06:37 [The Hindu - News] MLA Pramod Madhwaraj: Udupi CMC ready for Paryaya festival throng

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Vijaywada UDA master plan to be ready in two years

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Suchitra Sen: Bengali cinema’s ‘Queen of Hearts’

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Prices of white arecanut recover

06:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Georgia Lawmakers Want Congress To Leave Their Guns And Ammo Alone

06:43 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart flushes Louie Gohmert’s ‘plumbing lessons’ argument against marriage equality

06:44 [Voice of America] Syrian Opposition to Decide Whether to Attend Peace Talks

06:49 [The Hindu - News] KWA to pilot automated meter reading in city

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Five injured as gas leak triggers fire in Visakhapatnam

06:50 [Slashdot] Electrical Engineering Lost 35,000 Jobs Last Year In the US

06:58 [The Hindu - News] BJP leaders meet, target 272 seats in Lok Sabha

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Securalism is matter of faith for Congress: Sonia

06:58 [The Hindu - News] “Do away with ‘VIP culture’ at Tirupati”

06:58 [Voice of America] VOA News: Syrian Opposition to Decide Whether to Attend Peace Talks

06:58 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: 12 Years a Slave actor 'thrilled'

07:01 [CNN] Family wants answers in man's mysterious death in Texas

07:02 [Voice of America] South African Patients With Deadly TB Released

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Repository of knowledge for students

07:10 [The Hindu - News] United Naga Council to launch fresh agitations

07:13 [Topix Activism News] Nigerian man convicted of sodomy gets 20 lashes

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Foreigners join Pongal celebrations at Ooty Lake

07:16 [Fin24 News] Brazil acts on 'abusive' World Cup prices

07:20 [CNN] Japan: Over 900 school children fall ill in suspected food poisoning

07:20 [Voice of America] VOA News: South African Patients With Deadly TB Released

07:21 [Fox News: politics] Arizona's 'Sheriff Joe' Arpaio demands feds pay $38M in profiling case costs

07:21 [Deutsche Welle] Investor consortium to rescue high-end TV maker Loewe

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Traffic diversion in Coimbatore for temple car festival

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Heavy rush at Sabarimala temple

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Arrangements for Thaipoosam atop Marudhamalai

07:23 [Infoshop] Workers building Samsung factory riot in Vietnam

07:23 [Infoshop] Jury Selected for NATO 3, Trial Set to Begin Next Tuesday

07:24 [The Hindu - News] Molecular virology labs at four hospitals in TN

07:24 [Telegraph] Don't fine cyclists for using pavements at dangerous junctions - minister

07:28 [BBC: Technology] Silk Road forfeits $28m in Bitcoins

07:28 [The Hindu - News] Principal alleges attempts to malign Maharaja’s College

07:30 [The Hindu - News] US Senate passes USD 1.1 trillion spending bill

07:31 [Fox News: politics] Kentucky house passes bill restoring some felons' voting rights

07:32 [The Hindu - News] Conch divers to learn safe diving methods

07:33 [Reuters] Thai minister says "it's about time" to take back Bangkok

07:34 [The Hindu - News] CWC decision on Rahul final: Sonia

07:36 [The Hindu - News] Night-time adventure ends in accident, costs a student’s life

07:40 [The Hindu - News] CPI (M) wants Pudukottai to be declared drought-hit

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Doctors stage dharna against GO on night shift

07:40 [The Hindu - News] People throng Mukkombu in Tiruchi

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Kerala doctors in agitation mode

07:41 [Deutsche Welle] Sidelined Syrian Kurds look for new allies

07:44 [Good] Featured GOOD Member of the Week: Jay Ku

07:44 [The Hindu - News] One killed as forest fires rage in southern Australia heatwave

07:45 [Financial Times] Gandhi avoids direct poll fight with Modi

07:45 [Financial Times] Obama renews anti-smoking crackdown in US

07:45 [Financial Times] Bangkok streets handed over to protesters

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Postal department has its hand full

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Thrissur declared tobacco-free district at the end of a year-long campaign

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Car festivals, processions mark Thaipoosam in Tiruchi

07:51 [The Hindu - News] Paucity of anti-venom drugs stings private hospitals

07:51 [Mother Jones] Everywhere in the World, Governments Heavily Regulate the Home Mortgage Business

07:57 [The Hindu - News] Paucity of anti-venom drugs stings private hospitals in Kerala

07:58 [Infoshop] Mumia on COINTELPRO Activists and Other Ordinary Heroes

07:59 [The Hindu - News] California court dismisses Google Glass driving case

07:59 [The Hindu - News] All set for inauguration of trauma centre in Guntur

08:06 [Voice of America] Cigarettes Cause More Health Problems Than Just Lung Cancer: Report

08:07 [CNN] Explosions hit Thai anti-government protest in Bangkok; 8 injured

08:07 [The Hindu - News] Mango farmers cautioned on spread of leaf hopper

08:08 [Slashdot] Encrypted Messaging Startup Wickr Offers $100K Bug Bounty

08:09 [The Hindu - News] Document writers launch indefinite strike in Vijayawada

08:11 [Telegraph] Single-parent homes: Britain second only to Latvia in EU

08:13 [The Hindu - News] TDP for more time to discuss ‘T’ Bill

08:13 [The Hindu - News] A change of guard in Pakistan stokes nuclear safety fears

08:14 [CNN] Teen killed after shooting two ATF agents, police say

08:21 [Fin24 News] Residential building activity under pressure

08:23 [The Hindu - News] 1984 docs throw light on interesting nuggets in Indo-UK ties

08:23 [The Hindu - News] Visakhapatnam students excel in CAT 2013

08:24 [Voice of America] Blast Hits Thai Anti-Government Protesters

08:27 [Fin24 News] House price growth continues to slow down

08:27 [Telegraph] Graduates earning less than those on apprenticeships

08:27 [Telegraph] Letting teens lie-in improves alertness at school

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Pig, dog menace raises stink in Visakhapatnam

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Ballooning gas price forces rethink over choice of fuel for power plant

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Riveting show of creativity at Visakhapatnam NCC camp

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Declassified documents spur debate on Indo-British ties

08:36 [The Hindu - News] Lack of awareness hinders legal assistance to elderly

08:36 [CNN] China: Police take away outspoken Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti

08:37 [NPR] Japanese WWII Soldier Who Hid In Jungle For 30 Years, Dies

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Detailed feasibility reports on VPT’s satellite port

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Remembering Malayalam cinema’s evergreen hero

08:40 [The Hindu - News] Demand to reopen old crematorium in Tripunithura

08:43 [Telegraph] How Prince William and Prince Harry tease each other, by Falklands veteran Simon Weston

08:44 [The Hindu - News] Congress faction to revive demand for reshuffle of Corporation posts

08:44 [The Hindu - News] 15 huts destroyed in fire in BJP Colony

08:44 [CNN] Explosions hit Thai anti-government protest in Bangkok; 28 injured

08:48 [The Hindu - News] Congress faction to revive demand for reshuffle of Kochi Corporation posts

08:50 [The Hindu - News] S.S. Thara selected for best Malayalam thesis award

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Patient dies after injection, drug reaction suspected

08:51 [Deutsche Welle] Tensions rise in Ukraine after Yanukovych supporters pass protest-busting bill

08:54 [The Hindu - News] EFLU Malappuram campus to launch courses on January 31

08:55 [Fin24 News] Rand shows some muscle

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Thinkers call for an eye on ‘regressive rituals’

08:56 [Voice of America] Foreign Ministers Open ASEAN Meeting in Burma

08:56 [Voice of America] VOA News: Blast Hits Thai Anti-Government Protesters

08:57 [Telegraph] Ukip faces 'stitch-up' claims over 'cosy' by-election contest

09:00 [The Hindu - News] Coconut societies come under a company’s shade

09:01 [Fox News: politics] California guv scrambles to save bullet train, floats cap-and-trade scheme

09:02 [Voice of America] Obama to Announce Decisions on NSA Spying

09:03 [Fin24 News] Big Pharma investment in SA at major risk

09:04 [Reuters] Blast wounds 28 anti-government protesters in Thai capital

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Dalit Federation opposes SC tag to Sri Lankan repatriates

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Official number of malaria deaths incorrect: Mangalore physician

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Sonia attacks BJP's divisive politics

09:09 [Reuters] Indonesia bristles over "deplorable" Australian sea incursions

09:09 [Pravda] Russia toughens laws to curb pedophilia

09:09 [Fin24 News] Rand, maize price to stoke inflation

09:10 [CNN] Lebanon's Hariri trial opens without the accused

09:10 [CNN] Mother buys full page ad asking son to come home for Chinese New Year

09:11 [Slashdot] US Government To Convert Silk Road Bitcoins To USD

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Millennium bus depot to be shifted in 9 months

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Chennai celebrates Pongal

09:12 [Truthdig] Will Obama’s Speech Mention That the NSA Collects Billions of Text Messages?

09:13 [Telegraph] NSA ' harvested around 200m text messages a day'

09:13 [Telegraph] Barack Obama to announce reforms to US surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden

09:14 [The Hindu - News] Love at last for Shiva

09:18 [Voice of America] Uganda's Museveni: 'Random Breeding' Causes Homsexuality

09:18 [The Hindu - News] Accused escapes from Malur police station

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Robbery-accused man escapes from Malur police station

09:21 [Deutsche Welle] Dozens injured in explosion targeting protesters in central Bangkok

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Notice to Mayawati, CBI on plea to lodge fresh FIR against her

09:24 [Voice of America] VOA News: Uganda's Museveni: 'Random Breeding' Causes Homsexuality

09:25 [The Hindu - News] AAP victory good for democracy: Amartya Sen

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Bullfight goes ahead as authorities look the other way

09:27 [Truthdig] Facebook Is Work, And You Should Get Paid For It

09:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Oklahoma Execution: Michael Lee Wilson Put To Death For Convenience Store Killing

09:32 [CNN: Crime] Police: Aaron Hernandez may have pulled trigger in unsolved murders

09:32 [CNN: Crime] Teen killed after shooting two ATF agents, police say

09:32 [NPR] Surgeon General Adds To List Of Smoking's Harms

09:36 [Anarchist news] Jury Selected for NATO 3, Trial Set to Begin Next Tuesday

09:37 [NPR] MLB Approves Expanded Replay Starting This Season

09:39 [Pravda] Hungary recovers from fuzzy European dreams

09:40 [Voice of America] Ayaz Gul: Optimism Ahead of India-Pakistan Trade Talks

09:42 [Reuters] South Korea rejects North's call to halt drills with U.S.

09:42 [BBC: Entertainment] Netflix star injured in US car crash

09:43 [Telegraph] Police searching for Mikaeel Kular, 3, remain 'optimistic' he can be found safe and well

09:43 [BBC: Entertainment] Indian actress Suchitra Sen dies

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Army chief said to be focused on Egypt's problems

09:47 [The Hindu - News] New land policy for major ports unveiled

09:47 [NPR] Cash Or Credit? How Kids Pay For School Lunch Matters For Health

09:47 [NPR] The Birth Of The Minimum Wage In America

09:47 [NPR] A Black Chef At An All-White Club Who 'Never Looked Back'

09:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: 60 Words And A War Without End: The Untold Story Of The Most Dangerous Sentence In U.S. History

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal, Bassi met Delhi LG

09:59 [Telegraph] Alex Salmond: Being British is part of my idenity

10:00 [Reuters] China questions officials linked to ex-strongman in graft probe: sources

10:02 [Voice of America] Daniel Schearf: North Korea's Rare Earths Could be Game Changer

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan court charges ex-PM Ashraj in multi-billion scam

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Krishna water raises storage in Poondi reservoir

10:07 [Deutsche Welle] Serena Williams sets record at scorching Australian Open, Kerber and Mayer advance

10:08 [CNN] Mexico struggles to rein in armed vigilantes battling drug cartel

10:11 [Reuters] Syria gives Russia Aleppo ceasefire plan, wants prisoner exchange

10:16 [Fin24 News] Motsoaledi: Foreign drug firm plan is genocide

10:22 [The Hindu - News] War against price rise overriding policy priority: Cong

10:22 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan court charges Pervez Ashraf in multi-billion scam

10:23 [Financial Times] Bangkok blast leaves 28 injured

10:27 [CNN] Playboy model Cassandra Lynn Hensley found dead in Los Angeles home

10:27 [CNN] Saving an endangered species, Arabian-style

10:28 [CNN] Panama: North Korea to pay fine for release of ship found with arms

10:30 [CNN: Money] The booming business of ukuleles

10:35 [Reuters] Syria gives Russia Aleppo ceasefire plan, wants prisoner swap

10:36 [The Hindu - News] 22 hurt as explosion hits protesters in Bangkok

10:36 [The Hindu - News] Aiyar brews storm over Modi as tea seller remark

10:39 [Voice of America] Blast Hits Thai Anti-Government Protesters

10:41 [CNN] Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde: 10 things to know about 'Omosexy'

10:48 [Telegraph] Explosion wounds anti-government protesters in Bangkok

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Media sees only negatives of SP govt.: Akhilesh

10:56 [The Hindu - News] Bank strike from Monday deferred as talks resume

10:58 [Fin24 News] SABMiller's Zim unit suffers depressed results

11:02 [Telegraph] Ukraine pushes through sweeping anti-protest laws

11:03 [Big Think] Muhammad Ali on Living and Learning

11:05 [CBC: politics] Killer’s story fuels debate on not-criminally-responsible law

11:07 [The Hindu - News] Bureaucrats not granting clearances due to CAG, CVC fear: Manmohan

11:07 [Fox News: politics] Christie, CNN and the Media: Tale of the ‘investigation’ that wasn’t

11:11 [BBC: Entertainment] Hilary Mantel reveals next book

11:11 [The Hindu - News] Bureaucrats not granting clearances due to CAG, CVC fear: Manmohan

11:13 [Voice of America] Syrian Opposition to Decide Whether to Attend Peace Talks

11:14 [Topix Activism News] Honeymoon threatens to be brief for India's anti-graft party

11:18 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 17 January 2014

11:19 [The Hindu - News] Bandh called by pro-Vedanta group affects life in Lanjigarh

11:20 [CNN] France's Hollande to meet diplomats as more claims about affair emerge

11:23 [The Hindu - News] Syrian Govt ready for exchanging prisoners of war

11:23 [CNN] Why did the elephant cross the road? To avoid the drunks

11:25 [Voice of America] WHO: Peshawar is 'Largest Reservoir' of Polio

11:27 [The Hindu - News] Peshawar- the world’s polio virus reservoir, says WHO

11:27 [The Hindu - News] ‘Cong tries every trick to keep BJP from coming to power’

11:32 [Telegraph] Holidaymakers 'booking early in 2014'

11:32 [Telegraph] Francois Hollande and Julie Gayet 'in love for two years,' Closer magazine claims

11:32 [Telegraph] UN warns the 'seeds of genocide' are being sown in Central African Republic

11:32 [Telegraph] Let's end insults and provocation, North Korea tells South Korea

11:32 [CNN] Japanese soldier who refused to surrender for decades dies at 91

11:33 [The Hindu - News] Syrian Govt ready to exchange prisoners of war

11:33 [Slashdot] World-First Working Eukaryotic Cell Made From Plastic

11:34 [Reuters] Blast wounds 36 anti-government protesters in Thai capital

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Peshawar- the world’s polio virus reservoir, says WHO

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Police books Goa tourism minister for land grab

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa sounds poll bungle; seeks rout of DMK, Cong

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Shooting to fame

11:37 [The Hindu - News] With love, from the Valley…

11:37 [The Hindu - News] I am... L. Lakshmanan - Kabadiwala

11:39 [CNN] Wake up ESA's Rosetta space probe, you have a comet to meet

11:42 [BBC: Education] How schools have changed since 1944

11:42 [CNN] Australian Open: Li Na feels the heat, record-breaker Serena Williams

11:43 [BBC: Technology] Nintendo hit by weak Wii U sales

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal to meet Shinde as AAP govt. looks to “fix” police

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Chef's Corner: Minced to goodness

11:45 [Voice of America] Moki Edwin Kindzeka: Boko Haram Attacks Near Border Spark Fear in Cameroon

11:45 [CNN] Separated by war, siblings reunite to link Rwandans together

11:45 [CNN] Opinion: Personal or political, it's time Hollande got his affairs in order

11:48 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: How much peat in a peat bog?

11:48 [Telegraph] Japanese WW2 soldier who refused to surrender till 1974 dies at 91

11:53 [BBC: Entertainment] Morrissey signs fresh record deal

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Cong tries every trick to keep BJP from coming to power: Rajnath

11:54 [Financial Times] West puts pressure on Ukraine’s Yanukovich

11:55 [Pravda] Russia gets unusually courageous in criticizing European Union

11:55 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Time-lapse shows coral's secret life

11:57 [Fox News: politics] ‘Excessive’: Marine biologist ends 7-year legal battle with feds over feeding whales

11:57 [Reuters] U.N. inspectors to visit Iran uranium mine January 29: Iran TV

11:58 [The Hindu - News] ‘Cong tries every trick to keep BJP from coming to power’

11:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gov. Jack Markell: Getting to Zero

11:59 [CNN] Davos: The world's most exclusive gathering

11:59 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscar nominees attend Critics' Awards

11:59 [New Internationalist] When Martin Luther King gave up his guns

12:01 [Voice of America] Henry Ridgwell: West Prepares To Ease Sanctions as Iran Nuclear Deal Approaches

12:02 [Fin24 News] Optimism about commercial property market

12:04 [Telegraph] Australians flee deadly wildfire so fierce 'it is creating own weather'

12:04 [Telegraph] How to make petrol with bacteria

12:04 [Telegraph] Woman cleared for driving while wearing Google Glasses

12:06 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Diabetes 'smart lens' tested by Google

12:07 [Mother Jones] New Voting Rights Act Bill Won't Stop ID Schemes

12:07 [Mother Jones] Michael Pollan Explains What's Wrong With the Paleo Diet /files/michael-pollan-highres-1_0.jpg

12:07 [Mother Jones] America's Coming Geek Gap /files/ap-subjects.jpg

12:07 [Mother Jones] New Koch-Linked Political Firm Aims to Handpick "Electable" Candidates

12:07 [Mother Jones] Global Warming Denial Hits a 6-Year High /files/Fig%201.630px_0.png

12:07 [Mother Jones] "She Might Have Had a Case If She Had Been Unconscious During the Rape"

12:08 [BBC: Health] Sight restored to partially blind man

12:08 [The Hindu - News] UN calls on nations to take in Syrian refugees

12:08 [The Hindu - News] Rushes: Pink wink

12:09 [Reuters] Indonesia bristles over 'deplorable' Australian sea incursions

12:09 [Reuters] Exclusive: Obama to announce overhaul to controversial NSA program

12:11 [CNN] Davos and its dictionary diplomacy

12:11 [Reuters: politics] Exclusive: Obama to announce overhaul to controversial NSA program

12:12 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Redford philosophical on Oscar snub

12:14 [The Hindu - News] Verdant lands

12:15 [Voice of America] Rahul Gandhi Will Not Run For Indian Prime Minister

12:18 [The Hindu - News] Rockets hit Lebanese town on Syrian border, kill 6

12:20 [CNN] Snow golf: Driving off piste under the Northern Lights

12:20 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa sounds poll bugle; seeks rout of DMK, Cong

12:22 [The Hindu - News] 34 killed in floods, landslides in the Philippines

12:26 [BBC: Entertainment] Radcliffe's Cripple set for Broadway

12:28 [The Hindu - News] Dreams and cause

12:28 [The Hindu - News] No clowning

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Fine fettle

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Throwing in the tadka

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Syria ready for prisoner swap, Aleppo ceasefire

12:35 [BBC: Also in the news] ABN Amro chairman in fiscal drag act

12:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Obama To Announce Overhaul Of NSA Surveillance Program

12:36 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips gives birth to baby girl

12:36 [Telegraph] Warning over Caribbean virus

12:36 [Telegraph] Wife of WW2 hero pilot 'made to wait for care after stroke'

12:36 [Telegraph] In pictures: Jumping red-eyed tree frogs of Costa Rica by Nicolas Reusens

12:38 [The Hindu - News] A greenie with gusto

12:38 [The Hindu - News] Congress MPs will choose PM after polls: Rahul

12:39 [CNN] Prince Harry steps back from attack helicopter pilot role

12:39 [CNN] Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall has baby girl

12:41 [Fin24 News] Commercial property still a good asset - expert

12:41 [The Atlantic: Politics] New Evidence That the NSA Isn't Forthcoming With Congress

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Retro sounds

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Snoopgate: Delete allegations against Modi, says SC

12:45 [The Hindu - News] A journey of Hope

12:45 [The Hindu - News] LS election not a battle to elect president: Brinda Karat

12:45 [Reuters] Iran has $100 billion abroad, can draw $4.2 billion: U.S. official

12:45 [Reuters] U.N. inspectors to visit Iran uranium mine on January 29: Iran TV

12:47 [Fin24 News] Scams to watch out for

12:48 [Reuters: politics] Oklahoma Senator Coburn, battling cancer, to step down at year end

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Behind the camera

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Reading gender

12:50 [Telegraph] Chinese activist faces trial for challenging Beijing

12:50 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's baby: timeline

12:50 [Telegraph] Four-year-old girl shoots dead her four-year-old cousin in Detroit

12:50 [Telegraph] Prince Harry swaps helicopter role for Army desk job

12:51 [Reuters] Syria hands Aleppo ceasefire plan to Russia, wants prisoner swap

12:53 [The Hindu - News] CAR on brink of “massive human catastrophe”: Red Cross

12:53 [Deutsche Welle] Syria signals readiness for Aleppo ceasefire, prisoner swap with rebels

12:53 [Deutsche Welle] Madagascar's former finance minister declared winner in presidential election

12:53 [Deutsche Welle] Israel summons EU ambassadors to protest against 'pro-Palestinian bias'

12:53 [BBC: Entertainment] Last female Oz Munchkin dies at 95

12:57 [Voice of America] Lameck Masina: Malawi Uses Mobile Phones to Promote Maternal Health

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Court directs police to register case against Muzaffarnagar rioters

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Respond to youth unrest: Alva at Jaipur LitFest

13:03 [Reuters] Exclusive: Russia steps up military lifeline to Syria's Assad - sources

13:03 [Deutsche Welle] ThyssenKrupp asks shareholders for patience during restructuring

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Kulchas, phulkas, snakes and chaps

13:06 [Telegraph] Xu Zhiyong trial: arrests won't stop change, fellow activist says

13:06 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips baby: no royal title

13:06 [Telegraph] Telegraph photographer Geoff Pugh witnesses fleeing refugees in South Sudan

13:06 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips plans to get back in the saddle

13:07 [CNN] Obama to announce changes to NSA data collection

13:08 [BBC: Also in the news] Bridegrooms hurled downhill in Japan

13:09 [The Hindu - News] See as you shop

13:10 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Indecision reigns!

13:10 [CNN: Money] Check stock futures

13:13 [The Hindu - News] WB govt proposes SIT to probe Madhyamgram gangrape case

13:16 [CNN: Money] Nu Skin slumps on pyramid scheme claims

13:16 [The Atlantic: Politics] Secret Law Alert: Congress Tries to Hide Its Drone Policy

13:19 [Raw Story] Nintendo blames limp sales of Wii U for expected loss forecast in 2014

13:19 [The Hindu - News] Ink and inherent rhythms

13:19 [The Hindu - News] Charmed

13:21 [CNN] Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips has baby girl

13:21 [Fox News] Obama to unveil curbs on NSA spying /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:21 [Fox News] TOLL 'HARD TO ERASE' Scientist ends 7-year battle with feds for feeding whales

13:21 [Fox News] CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'?Gov floats cap-and-trade scheme to save bullet train

13:21 [Fox News] 'POLICE AHEAD'Texas man fights citation over speed trap warning

13:21 [Fox News] 'WALKING ON THIN ICE' South Korea rejects North's call to scrap drills with US

13:23 [Fin24 News] E-tolls part of broader programme: Presidency

13:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yagana Shah: First Lady Michelle Obama Is "Fifty And Fabulous"

13:23 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Two for joy

13:26 [] Mistakes of West, Texas Repeated In West Virginia /sites/

13:28 [zero hedge] Futures Shake Off Weak Earnings, Levitate Higher: Global Market Summary

13:29 [Raw Story] London ‘dethrones’ Paris as world’s top tourist destination — or does it?

13:29 [The Hindu - News] Tales for changing times

13:33 [Deutsche Welle] Are we living among cyborgs?

13:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: For Labor Board's Top Attorney, Life-Changing Tenure In GOP Crosshairs

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Maoists losing support among Tribals: Gadchiroli Shodhyatra

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Pondy Buzz

13:33 [The Hindu - News] The power of the feminine

13:33 [The Hindu - News] 36 inured in blast at Bangkok protest march

13:34 [Raw Story] Ukraine lawmakers pass legislation banning some acts of protest

13:34 [Raw Story] Bankruptcy judge turns down Detroit deal with banks on pension debt

13:36 [CNN] 5 reasons new diets fail (and how to avoid them)

13:36 [Financial Times] Bangkok blast leaves dozens injured

13:39 [CNN: Health] Why you should talk about dying

13:39 [CNN: Health] 5 reasons new diets fail

13:40 [The Hindu - News] A date with the divine

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Give half LS tickets to youth: Chidambaram

13:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: New York Wants To Give Special Education Kids Easier Tests Like 'The Old South,' Advocate Says

13:43 [CNN: Money] Google to make smart contact lenses

13:43 [NPR] Reports: Obama Will Say NSA Should Not Hold 'Metadata'

13:44 [The Hindu - News] Quick fix: Done in a jiffy

13:44 [The Hindu - News] In the land of Geoffrey Bawa

13:44 [The Hindu - News] Subsidised LPG cylinder quota to be increased to 12: Moily

13:44 [The Hindu - News] Eternal shadow of the Titanic

13:50 [The Hindu - News] Colour in your garden

13:50 [The Hindu - News] Beyond language

13:50 [The Hindu - News] I am … Savitha A.L. (38) - Nurse

13:52 [CNN] Opinion: For women over 50, bikinis, botox and bling?

13:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Chris Christie Faces Republican Donors As Bridge Scandal Heats Up

13:54 [The Hindu - News] ‘Face to face’ Facebook friends

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Kerala benefiting from interest subsidy scheme

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Down to the music

13:54 [BBC: Also in the news] The rise, fall and rise of the mini-supermarket

13:57 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: January 17

14:00 [The Hindu - News] The condensed format

14:00 [The Hindu - News] An appeal to Nature

14:00 [The Hindu - News] Rooted in tradition

14:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Omnibus Bill Passage Brings Rare Truce In Fiscal Wars

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Pious notes

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Closet call

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Spit and polish for rough-hewn simplicity

14:04 [The Hindu - News] World audience to be made aware of Diaspora’s plight in Saudi, says Benyamin

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Back on the big screen

14:05 [Financial Times] Obama to call for surveillance reform

14:08 [CNN] More West Virginians told that tap water is safe to use

14:08 [CNN] Sochi 2014: Putin gets Blatter boost

14:09 [Telegraph] Woman 'horrified' by hug from 'hairy monster' DJ, Dave Lee Travis, court hears

14:09 [Telegraph] Volunteers travel from all over Scotland to join hunt for missing Mikaeel Kular

14:09 [Reuters] Tension mounts in Thailand after blast wounds 36 protesters

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Three journalists remanded over ‘false’ report in Bangladesh

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Fruits of labour

14:10 [The Hindu - News] A French label

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Bohra leader Syedna passes away

14:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Major Piece of Software Just Bid Adieu to Its Benevolent Dictators for Life

14:13 [Deutsche Welle] US President Obama expected to announce stricter limitations on NSA-spying

14:13 [Slashdot] Thousands of Gas Leaks Discovered Under Streets of Washington DC

14:14 [The Hindu - News] Bankable brand

14:15 [CNN] France's Hollande visits first lady as more claims about affair emerge

14:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Benatar joins 'Blackfish' cancellations

14:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Playboy model found dead in Los Angeles home

14:20 [Electronic Intifada] Backlash against boycotting Israel's universities reeks of hypocrisy

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Gail project: SC for status quo in Tamil Nadu

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: experts

14:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Pat Benatar joins 'Blackfish' boycott

14:22 [CNN] Michelle Obama and Beyonce: BFFs

14:23 [The Atlantic: International] Developing Countries Are More Than Economic Rivals and Terror Threats

14:24 [The Hindu - News] Take a vow

14:24 [New Internationalist] I am terrified – and optimistic – for India’s future

14:25 [Telegraph] HS2 hire Network Rail chief on £750,000 a year

14:25 [Voice of America] Anjana Pasricha: Gang Rape of Danish Tourist Impacts India Tourism

14:26 [zero hedge] "Only A Dozen Customers Showed Up To Buy iPhones" - Apple's China Expansion Already A Flop?

14:27 [CNN] 12 months, 12 amazing adventures

14:27 [Fin24 News] Strike at Northam's platinum mine ends

14:29 [CNN: Travel] 12 months, 12 amazing adventures

14:29 [CNN: Travel] Inside the beluga of the skies

14:31 [The Hindu - News] Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin: A symbol of piety, peace for Dawoodi Bohras

14:31 [The Hindu - News] Reorient meets on Afghan transition: Sujatha Singh

14:33 [NPR] Congress Blocks Slaughtering Horses For Meat In U.S.

14:35 [The Hindu - News] French First Lady still in hospital as fresh allegations emerge

14:36 [] Groups to Obama: Your Fossil Fuel-Driven Policies Equal 'Catastrophic Climate Future'

14:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Obama To Back Modest NSA Surveillance Reforms

14:38 [Deutsche Welle] Ukraine is becoming 'a totalitarian state'

14:39 [Raw Story] Stephen Colbert: ‘Naughty’ Wall Street wants to be ‘spanked’ by ‘Invisible Hand’ of the market

14:41 [The Hindu - News] South Korea for reopening CEPA with India

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Danish tourist gangrape: Third man held in 3-day police custody

14:41 [Telegraph] The World Today: January 17

14:41 [Telegraph] Artistic masterpieces brought to life with video magic

14:41 [Telegraph] Hunderds join search for missing boy in Edinburgh

14:41 [Telegraph] King Alfred the Great bones believed to be in box found in museum

14:43 [NPR] Japanese Soldier Who Fought On For 29 Years After WWII Dies

14:45 [The Hindu - News] ‘Namma Cycle’ for a pollution-free city

14:45 [The Hindu - News] On a goose march

14:45 [The Hindu - News] Gangrape victims plea: SC notice to Centre, UP Govt.

14:46 [BBC: Science & Environment] Worst year yet for SA rhino poaching

14:47 [CNN] Lawyer: Police checking whether remains are missing autistic teen's

14:47 [CNN] Opinion: Are Americans ready to confront slavery?

14:47 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Missile Force: First Safety Violations, Then a Drunken Commander, Now Cheating

14:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Four Questionable Claims Obama Has Made On NSA Surveillance

14:49 [The Hindu - News] Women talking

14:49 [Raw Story] Combative blogger ignites First Amendment concerns after he is jailed for refusing to shut up

14:50 [Electronic Intifada] In new book, Palestinians, Israeli Jews reflect on history of ethnic cleansing

14:50 [Reuters] Syria offers Aleppo truce as rebels argue over talks

14:51 [Voice of America] VOA News: Top Chinese Military Official Accused of Amassing Illegal Wealth

14:54 [Raw Story] Sheriff rejects popcorn killer’s ‘stand your ground’ defense: ‘Why didn’t he move seats?’

14:54 [Raw Story] Uganda leader halts anti-gay bill because it’s not a good way to cure ‘abnormality’

14:55 [The Hindu - News] More than 120 TN fishermen released

14:55 [The Hindu - News] Tracking the urban water chase

14:55 [Telegraph] Dog-walker relives terrifying knife attack at hands of female serial killer Joanna Dennehy

14:55 [Telegraph] King Alfred the Great (849 AD - 899 AD)

14:55 [CNN] The smart politics of Snapchat

14:55 [CNN] Is ABC's 'The Bachelor' perpetuating Latino stereotypes?

14:56 [CBC: politics] Keystone among likely topics as John Baird, John Kerry meet in D.C.

14:56 [zero hedge] "If You Like Your Phone Records, You Can Keep Your Phone Records": Obama To Announce NSA Overhaul At 11:00 AM

14:56 [zero hedge] USA: The Land of the Not-So-Free

14:56 [zero hedge] Starts Plunge 9.8% As Housing Permits Miss By Most In 7 Months

14:56 [CNN] Hacking The Happiness Molecule

14:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] TEDTalks: WATCH: X-Rays Of Everyday Objects Will Blow You Away With Their Beauty

14:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: GOP's Next Moral Disgrace? How Right-Wing Crazies May Kill A Voting Rights Fix

14:59 [Raw Story] Obama to unveil NSA reforms and respond to Edward Snowden leaks

14:59 [The Hindu - News] Act on plea made earlier during talks: All-India Fishermen Association

15:00 [Slashdot] Google Announces Smart Contact Lens Project For Diabetics

15:01 [The Hindu - News] NHRC lauds rehabilitation works of UP Govt.

15:01 [Reuters] Rocket fired from Syria kills seven in Lebanese border town

15:02 [Fin24 News] TAC hits out at Pharmagate

15:03 [CNN] Free clinics ready to fill Obamacare gaps

15:04 [Raw Story] Pussy Riot vows to continue protesting human rights abuses in Russia

15:04 [Raw Story] Surgeon General: Cigarettes more dangerous than ever

15:04 [Raw Story] Robert Gates: Obama is right to oppose new sanction against Iran

15:05 [The Hindu - News] A healthy start for your teen

15:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carol Hartsell: Jon Stewart Congratulates Women, Gets Sexually Harassed By Kristen Schaal

15:08 [CNN: Travel] 12 months, 12 adventures

15:11 [Telegraph] Warning over rape threat in India

15:14 [CNN: Money] Nintendo warns of loss as Wii U sales tank

15:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: Mayor De Blasio On 'Honeymoon' With Voters Early In First Term, According To Poll

15:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph A. Palermo: 'President Chris Christie': How Does That Sound Now?

15:16 [CNN: Money] Apple's muted China Mobile iPhone launch

15:18 [Deutsche Welle] Google drives home dividing line in San Francisco

15:18 [Fox News: politics] Helping the NSA could become a crime in Washington state

15:21 [CBC: politics] Justin Trudeau wary of proposal to legalize, tax prostitution

15:22 [CBC: politics] John Baird, John Kerry speaking to reporters in Washington

15:22 [Topix Activism News] The Church of Global Warming hearts communism

15:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi, Egypt's Military Chief, Has His Eye On Presidency, Insiders Say

15:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Samantha Lachman: New Koch-Linked Political Firm Aims To Prevent Future Todd Akins

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Pension Parishad organizes Jan Sunwai in Delhi

15:26 [The Hindu - News] U.S. does not run American Embassy School in Delhi: official

15:26 [zero hedge] UPS Misses, Guides Lower, Blames Miss On Surge In Business, "Weather Events"

15:27 [Telegraph] CBI: schools 'churn out' pupils who are unprepared for life

15:27 [Telegraph] Newspaper pursued Chris Huhne over 'liaisons with men', court hears

15:29 [Raw Story] ‘Duck Dynasty’ ratings down 28 percent after Phil’s homophobic, racist rant

15:30 [Voice of America] Aides Say Obama Set to Change NSA Spy Programs

15:30 [The Hindu - News] Net spoils of the day

15:32 [Truthout] Lane Closed

15:33 [Deutsche Welle] Asylum seekers continue search for support in Brazil

15:34 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Chelsea' toilet paper hits Uzbekistan

15:36 [The Hindu - News] Tailorman tailorman, make me a suit

15:36 [The Hindu - News] Powered by Pilates

15:37 [Truthout] Talking Points

15:38 [CNN: Crime] Lawyer: Police checking whether remains are missing autistic teen's

15:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Prince Harry Ends Role As Helicopter Pilot

15:41 [The Atlantic: Technology] The 5-Million-Year-Old 3D Printout

15:42 [The Hindu - News] World community warned against taking initiatives to assist Afghanistan

15:42 [BBC: Technology] Obama 'to end NSA data hoarding'

15:42 [Fox News: politics] Special courts serve those who served

15:43 [CNN: Money] UPS: Christmas delivery woes hit profit

15:43 [CNN: Money] LivingSocial CEO: 'We knew that not everything we do would be right'

15:43 [Telegraph] NFL star implicated in double murder

15:43 [Telegraph] Barack Obama to announce major reforms to NSA telephone surveillance

15:43 [Telegraph] Police report 'potential' sighting of missing Mikaeel Kular, 3

15:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alanna Vagianos: Michelle Obama's 19 Best Hugs Makes Us Feel All Warm And Cuddly On Her 50th Birthday

15:44 [Voice of America] Protests in Bangkok

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Bangalore’s blooming

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Staying in nature’s lap

15:48 [Truthdig] Worse Cyclones Will Hit East Asia

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Foreign calls, SMSes for AAP: HC asks Centre to file reply

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Radical Sikhs demand apology from British government

15:51 [Slashdot] Target Credit Card Data Was Sent To a Server In Russia

15:52 [Truthout] When Protesting Bush's Wars Was a Crime

15:52 [CNN] Damascus softens its stance as Geneva 2 nears

15:55 [CNN: Money] 5 things we want for Windows 9

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Colours bring to life the dimensions of a house

15:56 [The Hindu - News] AAP speaking the language of Congress; acting like vigilantes: Brinda Karat

15:56 [zero hedge] As Capacity Utilization Rises To Five Year High, Many Wonder: Just How Much Slack Is There?

15:56 [zero hedge] IMF Warns These 4 European Nations Are "Potentially Destabilizing" To Global Economy

15:57 [Telegraph] Hotel advert angers Brummies

15:57 [Telegraph] Church of England could name first woman bishops 'by Christmas'

15:57 [Telegraph] NFL star implicated in double murder

15:58 [NPR] Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Struck Down

15:58 [Fin24 News] Top e-toll collector quits

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Struck Down By Judge

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Slayton: Good News for Chris Christie

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gary May: Martin Luther King Jr.: Remembering a Committed Life

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nathaniel Zelinsky: Why the Military Needs to Rebrand Drones

15:59 [CNN: Money] Investors can't make up their mind on stocks

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Sangeeta reached "breaking point" in Khobragade household

16:03 [Deutsche Welle] Czechs get new PM as Zeman appoints Social Democrat Sobotka

16:04 [Raw Story] Family suing state after Ohio inmate’s 25-minute execution with new drug mix

16:04 [Raw Story] Obama gives a nod to atheists and agnostics in ‘Religious Freedom Day’ proclamation

16:05 [Disinformation] Encouraging Teachers To Go Into Debt To Buy Their Students’ School Supplies

16:05 [CNN] How Martha Stewart organizes the laundry room

16:06 [CBC: politics] Tom Mulcair speech to MPs focuses on working families, middle-class

16:06 [The Hindu - News] Indo, Pak trade ministers to meet; MFN main agenda

16:07 [CNN: Money] Starbucks fixes app's password problem

16:07 [Truthout] Open Fire and Open Markets: The Asia-Pacific Pivot and Trans-Pacific Partnership

16:10 [The Hindu - News] Annual barter trade with Tiwas held in Assam

16:10 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai acid-attack case: Police arrest victim’s neighbour

16:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Conservative War on Liberal Media Has a Long History

16:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] Getting Off the NSA's Grid: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:13 [Telegraph] Smog in China prompts authorities to display sun on giant screens

16:13 [Telegraph] Child soldiers fighting in South Sudan conflict, says United Nations

16:13 [Telegraph] 'Midsomer' murder: Police find hammer 'used to kill Valerie Graves'

16:13 [Telegraph] What could you do with HS2 boss's salary of £750,000?

16:13 [Telegraph] BBC edited out DLT groping footage, court is told

16:16 [CNN] Build a streamlined laundry room

16:16 [CNN] Judge strikes down Pennsylvania voter ID law

16:17 [The Hindu - News] No intention to ban arecanut: Azad

16:17 [The Hindu - News] President presents awards

16:17 [The Hindu - News] Now, book railway retiring rooms online

16:19 [Fox News] 11-year-old guitar hero

16:19 [Fox News] Second lives of Pizza Huts

16:19 [Fox News] 'Partridge Family' star dies

16:19 [Fox News] Google's 'smart' contact lens

16:19 [Fox News] Gilligan's Professor dies

16:19 [Fox News] Retreat to top health spas

16:19 [Fox News] In nature, twerk or be eaten

16:19 [Fox News] Gross side effects of gum

16:19 [Fox News] Must one love thy neighbor?

16:19 [Fox News] Hollywood good girls gone bad

16:19 [Fox News] Chevy Wagon in the works?

16:19 [CNN] 'Orange Is the New Black' team raises money for injured costar

16:20 [Slashdot] Creationism In Texas Public Schools

16:20 [CNN: Living] In January, 'ex' marks the spot

16:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Visser: Western U.S. Drought Prompts Disaster Declarations In 11 States

16:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Fox: Training a new generation of special agents

16:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Kate Gosselin's twins go silent on 'Today'

16:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Movie mogul targets NRA

16:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Michelle Obama and Beyonce: BFFs

16:22 [Voice of America] Madagascar Court Confirms President-Elect

16:23 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for January 17, 2014 /files/0117-630.jpg

16:23 [Truthout] Colorado Pot Stores Will Soon Get a Little Help From Their Friends at "High Times"

16:23 [CNN: Living] How to organize the laundry room

16:23 [CNN: Living] Build a streamlined laundry room

16:24 [CNN] Lawyers: Records back family's claim pregnant Texas woman brain dead

16:24 [CNN] Critics' Choice: 'Gravity' wins big, but '12 Years' is best film

16:26 [zero hedge] Consumer Confidence Slides, Misses By Most In 8 Years

16:26 [zero hedge] Beijing Citizens, Shrouded In Pollution, Flock To Giant Screens To View Artificial Sunrise

16:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Cayla Rasi: A Milder Chris Christie? Don't Expect It To Last

16:29 [Telegraph] I will be a warrior for Congress Party, says Gandhi scion as he takes over leadership

16:29 [Telegraph] Blue Cross chairman Kim Hamilton resigns over Telegraph disclosures about her conduct

16:29 [Telegraph] Top terrorist "rat" is dead, claims Chechnya's president Kadyrov

16:29 [Telegraph] In pictures: Thousands evacuated as huge wildfire sweeps across California

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for January 17, 2014

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: “We Want To Fight For This Cause”: Nuclear Refugees From Fukushima Join Anti-Nuke Protests

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Mayor of Town That Hosted Fukushima Nuclear Plant Says He Was Told: “No Accident Could Ever Happen”

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Protests Grow in Japan: “We Want to Bring Our Message to the World to Stop Nuclear Power Plants”

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: Volunteers Crowdsource Radiation Monitoring to Map Potential Risk on Every Street in Japan

16:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Cayla Rasi: The Best Thing To Come Out Of The Romney Campaign: This Documentary Movie

16:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Astore: Chris Christie, You Lost My Vote

16:31 [] Israel Lobby Thwarted in Iran Sanctions Bid For Now

16:32 [CNN: Money] Starbucks: Mobile app no longer vulnerable

16:33 [The Hindu - News] Grief in Pakistan over Syedna’s death

16:33 [Truthout] William Rivers Pitt | A Good Week for Hard Drinking

16:39 [Pravda] Illegal abortions in Russia to entail million-ruble fines

16:41 [The Hindu - News] Sangeeta reached "breaking point" in Khobragade household

16:43 [zero hedge] German Gold Manipulation Blowback Escalates: Deutsche Bank Exits Gold Price Fixing

16:43 [Reuters] Putin says Russia is not 'going after' gays

16:44 [Truthout] West Virginia Chemical Spill: When Small Government Doesn't Work

16:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Critics' Choice: 'Gravity' wins big

16:44 [Fox News] CONSTITUTION GETS ICED Team USA goalie forced to remove helmet tribute

16:44 [Fox News: politics] Happy birthday for Michelle Obama, who turns 50

16:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Steven Kurlander: Crossing That Bridge to Moderation: The GOP Needs Christie to Survive Bridgegate

16:45 [CNN] Putin says gays 'can feel safe' at Sochi Winter Olympics

16:47 [Financial Times] Syria and Russia propose Aleppo ceasefire

16:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Opposes Anti-Gay Bill

16:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Moore: Trouble Down in Texas #1

16:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Saki Knafo: Pennsylvania Voter ID Requirement Struck Down

16:51 [BBC: Science & Environment] Bone fragment 'could be King Alfred'

16:52 [CNN: Money] $90 cut to food stamps for 850,000

16:54 [Pravda] Hollande's girlfriend overdosed unknown medication

16:55 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Orange Is the New Black' cast raising money for injured star

16:59 [CNN: Health] Dr. Ruth: Don't friend the ex

16:59 [CNN: Health] Dr. Ruth: Can't be friends with the ex

16:59 [CNN: Health] Lawyers: Records back claim pregnant Texas woman is brain dead

17:00 [CNN] Damascus softens its stance as next Geneva talks near

17:00 [Telegraph] Sketch: Ed Miliband's awkward conversation

17:00 [Voice of America] Syria Ready for Cease-fire in Aleppo

17:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Philip Seib: Public Diplomacy's Branding Trap

17:03 [CNN: Living] Why January is 'Divorce Month'

17:03 [CNN: Living] Is this school sex ed poster too explicit?

17:03 [Mother Jones] Hey, Maybe Bank Regulation Is Working After All /files/blog_goldman_sachs_logo.jpg

17:03 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Senate Candidate Claims IRS is Training "Brown Shirts" to Enforce Obamacare Using Assault Weapons

17:03 [Deutsche Welle] 'Nothing changes' for Welthungerhilfe in Afghanistan

17:04 [Raw Story] Governments warned: Robots may take half our jobs in 20 years, so prepare for revolution

17:04 [Raw Story] Denver woman claims TSA agents sexually assaulted her during patdown

17:04 [Infoshop] Want to Predict the Future of Surveillance? Ask Poor Communities.

17:05 [Disinformation] Warning: Smoking Can Cause … Erectile Dysfunction //

17:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award winners

17:08 [Reuters] Top Christie aides get subpoenas in New Jersey bridge probe

17:08 [NPR] Coming Up: Obama Outlines NSA Changes

17:08 [BBC: Also in the news] Sex and the French

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Michelle Obama 'fabulous' at 50

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn to retire

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Port Authority job created for Christie ally, source says

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Judge strikes down Pennsylvania voter ID law

17:08 [CNN: Politics] NYT: NSA bugged devices without internet

17:08 [CNN: Politics] NSA and your phone records: What should Obama do?

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Phone metadata snooping to end 'as it currently exists'

17:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Cayla Rasi: Senate Majority PAC Not Telling Whole Story

17:10 [Slashdot] US Senator Warns Against Political Surveillance By Drone

17:11 [The Nation] Wall Street Group Aggressively Lobbied Federal Agency to Thwart Eminent Domain Plans

17:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Friday, 1/17

17:13 [The Progressive] Obama to Announce NSA 'Reforms' in Response to Snowden

17:14 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: 86,000 Flee South Sudan in Past Month

17:14 [Infoshop] On the Anarchist Memes Drama – Or: Why Do Capitalists Want to Be Anarchists?

17:16 [Telegraph] Dolphins see the world in the same way as humans do according to research

17:16 [Telegraph] Council decision to abandon apostrophes from new road names 'deplorable'

17:16 [Telegraph] Putin says gays at Sochi Olympics must 'leave children alone'

17:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Marilyn Katz: Women vs. the Catholic Church Round 2: Whose Rights Was the Constitution Written to Protect?

17:20 [] Georgia Sets Sights On NATO Membership Action Plan

17:20 [] To Ossetians And Abkhaz, Georgia Emphasizes "Reconciliation" Rather Than "Reintegration"

17:20 [] Russia: Tajikistan War Refugees Still in Limbo

17:22 [The Onion] American Voices: Michelle Obama Turns 50

17:23 [Deutsche Welle] EU, Germany react strongly to anti-protest bills in Ukraine

17:23 [Deutsche Welle] Japan hopes seabed will yield data and resources

17:23 [Deutsche Welle] Germany will not abandon Afghanistan

17:23 [NPR] News Match Game: Leaders And Tweeters

17:24 [Raw Story] Idaho Republican opposes law aimed at stopping ‘faith-healing’ child deaths

17:24 [Pravda] As many as 5.6 million US children may become addicted to smoking

17:26 [zero hedge] President Obama Explains His NSA "Overhaul" Decisions - Live Feed

17:28 [NPR] Researchers Are Totes Studying How Ppl Shorten Words On Twitter

17:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arianna Huffington: Huffington This Week: Full Steam Ahead

17:29 [Raw Story] Fox’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Are male-wussifying feminists a national security problem?

17:29 [CNN: Technology] Wake up Rosetta: You have a date with a comet

17:31 [] Live: Obama's Speech on NSA Reform

17:31 [] Four Questionable Claims Obama Has Made on NSA Surveillance

17:32 [Reuters] Suicide bomber targets Lebanese restaurant in Kabul

17:32 [Reuters] Lebanon's Hariri says could share power with Hezbollah

17:33 [Fin24 News] Amcu given right to strike - CCMA

17:33 [Reuters: politics] Obama to ban spying on dozens of foreign leader allies

17:33 [Deutsche Welle] Inventory list of Nazi-looted art to be published online

17:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Annise Parker, Houston Mayor, Marries Kathy Hubbard In California Ceremony

17:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Is Still a Black Holiday for Far Too Many Americans

17:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Obama NSA Reform Speech Promises Modest Changes

17:38 [Voice of America] Burma Denies Reports of Violence Against Muslims

17:38 [Reuters] Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program

17:40 [Voice of America] OBAMA NSA URGENT

17:41 [Reuters: politics] Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program

17:43 [Deutsche Welle] Thailand's social divide 'will take generations to bridge'

17:43 [The Progressive] Obama Must Completely Overhaul the NSA

17:43 [The Progressive] NSA Gathering Hundreds of Millions of Text Messages Per Day

17:44 [Raw Story] Vladimir Putin says LGBT people welcome at Olympics but must ‘leave children alone’

17:44 [Raw Story] U.S. official accuses Iran of seeking to acquire nuclear material

17:45 [Red Pepper] Brighton Greens call for council tax referendum

17:46 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Saving lives on Lake Victoria

17:46 [Voice of America] Obama Defends Importance of U.S. Intelligence Community

17:48 [Telegraph] EU to promote more UK job vacancies in high unemployment European countries

17:48 [Telegraph] 'Suicide bomb' explodes near popular restaurant in Kabul

17:48 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Ukraine declares Europe its enemy

17:48 [The Hindu - News] Sunanda Pushkar found dead in Delhi hotel

17:51 [Fox News] Obama orders NSA phone data limits /i/redes/icon-video.gif

17:52 [Fox News] Okla. Sen. Coburn to retire at end of current session

17:52 [Fox News] Gov floats cap-and-trade scheme to save bullet train

17:52 [Fox News] NYPD investigating human remains, link to missing autistic boy

17:52 [Fox News] Probe into couple accused of handcuffing boy to porch with dead chicken on neck widens

17:52 [Fox News] Military officials probing if Marines may have burned Iraqi insurgent corpses for hygienic reasons

17:52 [Fox News] Collectors search gun buyback events for rare finds- What's buzzing at the world's largest gun show

17:52 [Fox News] Top Washington officials rarely fired in times of scandal

17:52 [Fox News] Calif. wildfire dies down as police hold 3 in custody

17:52 [Fox News] Japanese WWII soldier who hid in jungle for decades refusing to surrender, dies at 91

17:52 [Fox News] Family of death row inmate executed with new drug plan lawsuit after long procedure

17:52 [Fox News] Detroit auto show features power despite green push

17:55 [CNN: Money] Amazon union push: Practically built to fail

17:55 [CNN: Money] Expensive View: Dynamic glass-maker valued above $600 million

17:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hilary Hanson: Dennis McGuire's Daughter Says Dad's Execution Was 'Torture'

17:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Robert Gates: Obama 'Absolutely Right' To Oppose Congressional Plan For New Iran Sanctions

17:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bennet Kelley: It Is Still Our Internet and We Can Save It

17:56 [zero hedge] NSA ReFoRM...

17:57 [Slashdot] Americans To FCC Chair: No Cell Calls On Planes, Please

17:58 [Truthdig] Homophobic Russia

17:58 [Truthdig] Free Movement in the EU

18:00 [Truthout] Members of Congress Introduce a New Fix for the Voting Rights Act

18:01 [CNN] Obama announces changes to NSA data collection

18:02 [Fox News: politics] Read the transcript: President Obama's remarks on NSA program

18:02 [Telegraph] Girls being forced to choose between God and the Brownies, Church leaders warned

18:02 [Telegraph] Teachers downloading indecent images of children to be banned from classroom

18:02 [Voice of America] Obama Announces Spy Program Changes

18:03 [CNN: Politics] The smart politics of Snapchat

18:03 [CNN: Politics] What will subpoenas mean?

18:03 [CNN: Politics] Targeted by Christie?

18:03 [CNN: Politics] Navarette: Christie bridge -- get over it

18:03 [CNN: Politics] New Chris Christie allegations

18:03 [CNN: Politics] CNN exclusive: Port Authority job created for Christie ally

18:03 [CNN: Politics] Pentagon: Air Force scandal involves 34 officers

18:03 [CNN: Politics] Hillary Clinton, Benghazi and 2016

18:04 [CNN] Banned Powell 'failed to check' doping list

18:05 [Disinformation] The Hidden History Of Egypt

18:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Samantha Lachman: Nebraska Senate Candidate Shane Osborn Calls Spending Bill A 'Short Bus To Nowhere'

18:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sec. Tom Vilsack: Fighting Rural Poverty in Appalachia and the Delta Region

18:06 [Reuters] IAEA asks member states to pay extra cost of Iran nuclear deal

18:08 [Deutsche Welle] Greek central bank chief receives bullets in mail

18:08 [NPR] India Unveils Handgun For Women After Much-Publicized Rapes

18:09 [The Hindu - News] Obama announces limits on surveillance programme

18:12 [CNN: Politics] Obama says he's trying to balance privacy vs. security

18:12 [CNN: Politics] Not dwelling on Snowden

18:12 [Voice of America] Changes in Collecting 'Metadata' S

18:13 [Mother Jones] President Obama Finally Releases His Surveillance Reform Plan, and It's Pretty Weak Tea

18:13 [Truthdig] Retiring Congressmen

18:13 [Truthdig] Christie Administration

18:13 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Egypt longs for a strongman

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Gays At Sochi Olympics Won't Be Persecuted, But Must 'Leave Children Alone,' Says Putin

18:16 [Voice of America] Obama: 'We Will Protect Privacy'

18:16 [The Onion] Unemployed Detroit Resident Dismayed To Learn Job Opening Is With The Lions

18:18 [NPR] One Downside Of Home Wart Treatments: Bursting Into Flames

18:19 [Fox News] Obama orders NSA phone data limits

18:19 [Fox News] 'ABSOLUTE OUTRAGE' UN cancels Jewish-Israeli exhibit amid Arab protests

18:19 [The Hindu - News] Taliban suicide bomber attacks popular Afghan restaurant

18:19 [CBC: politics] Canada 150 celebrations: Your responses

18:19 [CBC: politics] Revised Canada Job Grant still puts training programs at risk

18:19 [Financial Times] Obama calls for surveillance reform

18:21 [CNN] California governor declares drought emergency

18:23 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Government Funded Israeli Groups Attack John Kerry with Scatological Parody Video

18:26 [zero hedge] Turkish Lira Has Collapsed 10% To Record Low Since Fed Taper; External Funding Needs Remain High

18:27 [Slashdot] Obama Announces Surveillance Reforms

18:28 [Big Think] Anatomy of a Meme: From Inside Joke to Viral Celebrity

18:30 [CNN] Car bomb, grenade attack hits Dagestan restaurant; 5 injured

18:32 [BBC: Technology] Fridge sends spam emails

18:33 [CNN] How Syria talks were derailed before they started

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Charge-sheet filed in techie rape case

18:33 [Deutsche Welle] Farmers defend themselves at Berlin's Green Week

18:36 [BBC: Science & Environment] Key wildlife sites hit in flooding

18:37 [Truthout] Protests Grow in Japan: "We Want to Bring Our Message to the World to Stop Nuclear Power Plants"

18:37 [Fox News: politics] US agrees to send new arms, artillery to Iraq to fight Al Qaeda

18:42 [Truthout] Volunteers Crowdsource Radiation Monitoring to Map Potential Risk on Every Street in Japan

18:43 [The Progressive] Obama's NSA 'Reforms' Leave Mass Surveillance In Place

18:44 [Raw Story] Obama calls for NSA surveillance reforms: It is not enough for leaders to say ‘trust us’

18:44 [Raw Story] Bernie Sanders rips Walmart: Why should taxpayers subsidize ‘starvation wages’?

18:44 [Raw Story] Houston cops cuff and detain man for an hour for giving change to homeless person

18:45 [CNN] Banned Powell admits hazy knowledge of doping list

18:47 [Truthout] Net Neutrality Ruling Will Disempower Communities of Color

18:47 [BBC: Technology] 'Scratch-and-sniff' jeans launched

18:49 [The Hindu - News] One giant leap for the skies

18:51 [CNN] Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

18:51 [CNN] Detained AP cameraman released on bail in Egypt

18:51 [CNN] Bottom line: Takeaways on Obama's NSA changes

18:53 [Deutsche Welle] Obama announces reforms to some US spying programs

18:53 [NPR] How I Flunked China's Driving Test ... Three Times

18:56 [CNN] California drought spurs governor to declare an emergency

18:57 [CNN: Money] 'I got a job at a Best Company!'

18:58 [CNN] All the queen's horses: A monarch's passion

18:58 [Big Think] Are There 'Laws' in Social Science?

18:58 [Big Think] Antibiotic Surprise

19:00 [Voice of America] MSF Suspends Activities in South Sudanese Town

19:01 [CNN: Health] Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

19:01 [CNN: Money] Axed Yahoo exec may set severance record

19:01 [Amnesty International] Ukraine’s new charter for oppression

19:03 [Telegraph] Israel summons UK and other EU envoys in diplomatic tit-for-tat

19:03 [Telegraph] Animal photos of the week: 17 January 2014

19:03 [Telegraph] Indian minister's wife 'found dead' after exposing alleged affair on Twitter

19:03 [Telegraph] Barack Obama speech on surveillance reforms: live

19:03 [Telegraph] Syria regime proposes Aleppo ceasefire ahead of peace talks

19:03 [Telegraph] England hit by month's rain in two weeks

19:03 [Truthdig] In NSA Speech, Obama Fails to Demand End to Bulk Data Collection

19:03 [Fin24 News] Shabangu halts Kagiso mine's operation

19:03 [NPR] Do You Have What It Takes To Get A Chinese Driver's License?

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Sunanda Pushkar found dead

19:07 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] South Sudan: MSF Forced to Suspend Activities in Malakal

19:08 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Obama's missed moment

19:08 [Deutsche Welle] West African Djembe drumming tradition alive in Germany

19:13 [zero hedge] Gold Jumps Above $1250 As USD Relationship Drops To 3-Month Lows

19:13 [zero hedge] Watch Out, "Bull Market Ahead" - Seven Key Gold Charts

19:13 [zero hedge] Obama "Fixes" The NSA: Full Transcript And Wordcloud

19:13 [The Progressive] Eisenhower's Farewell Speech Now More Prescient Than Ever

19:13 [The Progressive] NSA Officials Tell Reporter How They'd Like to Murder Snowden

19:14 [CNN] Obama announces modest changes to NSA data collection

19:16 [CNN: Politics] 4 takeaways on Obama's NSA changes

19:18 [Truthdig] Obama Backs NSA, Fails to Demand End to Bulk Data Collection

19:19 [CNN] Blood Falls and other natural oddities

19:23 [Mother Jones] Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Voter ID Law /files/images/blog_people_vote.jpg

19:26 [Voice of America] Suicide Bomber Attacks Kabul Restaurant

19:28 [Deutsche Welle] Hague warns Scots no EU without UK

19:29 [Raw Story] Taxpayer-funded Texas schools blame world wars on evolution and lack of religion

19:30 [Disinformation] Outrage As California Police Acquitted For Beating Mentally Ill Homeless Man To Death

19:31 [CBC: politics] Stephen Harper heads to Israel with taxpayer-funded business delegation

19:33 [CNN: Politics] 5 takeaways on Obama's NSA changes

19:33 [Topix Activism News] China to put prominent anti-graft activist on trial next week

19:33 [NPR] Water's Back On For Just About Everyone In West Virginia

19:36 [Financial Times] West presses Ukraine on protest laws

19:37 [Voice of America] ASEAN Ministers Conclude First High Level Meeting in Burma

19:38 [NPR] Diet Soda: Fewer Calories In The Glass May Mean More On The Plate

19:40 [The Hindu - News] Running comes of age in Hyderabad

19:43 [BBC: Entertainment] Roddy Doyle to write with Roy Keane

19:43 [NPR] Analysts: Credit Card Hacking Goes Much Further Than Target

19:44 [The Hindu - News] Pollution levels dip during fest

19:45 [The Atlantic: National] The Feds Don't Care About Khalid Sheik Mohammed's 'Manifesto'?

19:48 [Big Think] Good at ethics? Solve this one: Should we ever force the abortion of surplus Chinese?

19:48 [Big Think] Three-Wheel Car Could Get Up to 84 Miles Per Gallon

19:49 [Telegraph] Putin says gay visitors to Sochi Olympics must 'leave children alone'

19:49 [Telegraph] At least 14 Afghans and foreigners dead in Kabul restaurant attack

19:49 [Telegraph] Child soldiers fighting in South Sudan conflict, says UN

19:50 [Fox News] ARMS TO IRAQ US agrees to help Maliki battle resurgent Al Qaeda

19:50 [Fox News] MARTIAN MYSTERY Rover pics reveal rock where it wasn't before /i/redes/icon-video.gif

19:51 [Slashdot] Building an Open Source Nest

19:52 [CNN: Money] Poor students not getting help from policies

19:52 [CNN: Money] Big banks beat expectations, but ...

19:54 [Raw Story] Viking ‘war machine’ being rebuilt at the British Museum

19:54 [Raw Story] Alfred the Great’s remains found in Winchester, say archaeologists

19:55 [The Hindu - News] 17hymsr02-girl

19:59 [The Onion] Report: ‘Swamp Thing’ And ‘The Return Of Swamp Thing’ Just 2 Of Literally Thousands Of Movies

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Injuries to Anuhya’s body caused by blunt object

20:02 [Amnesty International] USA: Texas execution would violate international court ruling

20:02 [] Dramatically Reduce Emissions Now or It Will Be Too Late: Leaked Climate Report /sites/

20:02 [Fin24 News] Ipasa rejects Pharmagate patents plot

20:02 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Poem: Why I Don’t Mention Flowers

20:03 [Deutsche Welle] Wheeler: "A joint force should be created to end South Sudanese crisis"

20:03 [Deutsche Welle] Top EU body likely to roll back climate goals

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Abducted baby girl rescued; woman held

20:05 [Disinformation] Excellent Lecture and Panel Discussion on the Madness of Prohibition

20:08 [Slashdot] Heat Waves In Australia Are Getting More Frequent, and Hotter

20:08 [Truthdig] Sen. Paul on Obama’s NSA Speech: ‘A for Effort… C for Content’

20:09 [Reuters: politics] Pennsylvania judge strikes down state's voter ID law

20:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] The New York Times's Most Popular Story of 2013 Was Not an Article

20:11 [The Atlantic: In Focus] The Northridge Earthquake: 20 Years Ago Today

20:12 [CNN] India police: Wife who accused minister husband of affair found dead

20:13 [BBC: Science & Environment] Sentinels to begin roll-out 'in April'

20:14 [zero hedge] An Update On The Housing "Recovery"

20:14 [zero hedge] If You Are A "Value Investor", Whitney Tilson Has A Deal For You

20:14 [zero hedge] The New Normal Paradox: All The Job Gains With Half The Hiring?

20:14 [zero hedge] "Euphoric"-er

20:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Satellite to give Earth health check

20:16 [CNN] 14 killed in bombing, shooting at Kabul restaurant

20:16 [CNN] 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman pleads not guilty to welfare charges

20:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] Here Is Obama's Plan to Reform NSA Surveillance

20:18 [CNN: Money] More college aid going to rich students

20:18 [CNN: Money] How tech job hunters can get on recruiters' radar

20:18 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: The man shooting stars for 50 years

20:18 [Deutsche Welle] Simon Schempp grabs top honors in Biathlon World Cup sprint

20:19 [Voice of America] Obama Curtails NSA Spying

20:20 [Financial Times] Bomb upsets Sochi security campaign

20:28 [Deutsche Welle] Wheeler: "A joint force should be created to end the crisis in South Sudan"

20:29 [Raw Story] Prosecutors: Alabama pastor charged in wife’s stabbing was fleeing US to marry his boyfriend

20:31 [Voice of America] Contact Lenses May Check Glucose Level

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Obama announces limited surveillance reform

20:33 [CNN] Gays, lesbians 'sick,' Uganda President says in blocking anti-gay bill

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon Ward: GOP Govs. Paul LePage, Tom Corbett 'Too Clueless To Even Save Themselves,' Top Democrat Says

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jacqueline Howard: Never-Before-Seen Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Photos Found In Granddad's Attic (VIDEO)

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ed Hamilton: Why It's Okay for the Chinese to Spy on Us

20:38 [The Hindu - News] Vendors stall demolition of K.R. Market building

20:38 [NPR] Gen. Dempsey: Better To Get Others To Solve Their Own Problems

20:39 [Raw Story] California declares statewide emergency amid worst drought on record

20:42 [The Hindu - News] City police secure Yasin Bhatkal’s custody

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Man held for impregnating daughter

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Rahul leads anti-Modi charge at AICC session

20:44 [Raw Story] Even John Boehner thinks Iowa’s Steve King is an ‘a**hole’

20:44 [Raw Story] Salvadorean nun gives birth in Italy and names the baby Francis

20:44 [Raw Story] Missouri Republican proposes a bill allowing inmates to choose ‘death by firing squad’

20:45 [The Atlantic: National] Welcome to Greenville and 'The Upstate'

20:46 [The Hindu - News] No need to fear water scarcity in summer

20:46 [] Turkey: Ankara Offering Something Rotten to its Diplomatic Corps

20:47 [CNN] Supreme Court to take major look at privacy in digital age

20:47 [CNN] India police: Wife who accused official of affair found dead

20:48 [Telegraph] Poll shows two thirds of Britons do not want another coalition

20:48 [Telegraph] Obama offers reforms to NSA spying, but pledges mining of bulk phone records to continue

20:48 [Telegraph] 'David Cameron is right about Europe - it satisfies no one', says Rachida Dati

20:48 [Telegraph] Chris Huhne was being investigated by newspaper over allegations he had 'liaisons with men', court hears

20:48 [Telegraph] Bill Roache trial: Coronation street rival warned teen about the actor

20:48 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden completely abandoned girlfriend, says her father

20:48 [Telegraph] Lawyer becomes Britain's first female Muslim football agent

20:48 [Telegraph] Judge questions decision to prosecute woman over sister's car crash death

20:48 [Telegraph] Missing Mikaeel Kular, 3, may have been victim of 'criminal act'

20:49 [CNN] 10 things Taiwan does better than anywhere else

20:50 [The Hindu - News] DPI issues notice to 10 private schools

20:50 [The Hindu - News] Get ready to taste Iranian apples

20:50 [The Hindu - News] Refuge under a flyover

20:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jim Jaffe: Obamacare Rocks

20:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Cohn: McDonald's Can Afford To Pay More: Bloomberg View

20:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Meet Obama's Favorite College Leader: Nancy Zimpher

20:54 [NPR] What's Inside This Mystery House In North Carolina?

20:56 [The Hindu - News] 5 lakh TV sets may go blank after January 31

20:56 [The Hindu - News] Pulse Polio drive tomorrow

20:56 [CNN] Anti-NSA activists don't like Obama speech

20:57 [CNN: Money] Stimulus wasn't a welfare program

20:58 [Big Think] What the President Didn't Say About Surveillance

20:58 [Mother Jones] Obama's NSA Reforms More Transparent Than Expected—But Expectations Were Really Low

20:58 [Mother Jones] Do We Write Too Much and Read Too Little?

20:59 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Film 24 - the week's new films

21:02 [Amnesty International] Obama recognizes global rights to privacy, still falls far short on safeguards

21:02 [Fin24 News] CCMA awards Eskom workers increase

21:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yasmine Hafiz: UK Link To Operation Bluestar? David Cameron Orders Inquiry Into Attack On Sikh Golden Temple

21:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda L. Chan: Landmark 'Add Health' Sexuality Survey May Have Been Foiled by Teens Joking About Being Gay

21:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hunter Stuart: Colorado Woman Says TSA Agents Groped Her During Pat Down On Day She Wasn't Flying

21:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Obama 'Sad To Lose' Tom Coburn As A Colleague

21:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health

21:03 [Financial Times] Obama defiant on US surveillance

21:05 [Slashdot] China's Government Unveils 'China Operating System' To Great Skepticism

21:05 [Disinformation] A Running List of What We Know the NSA Can Do. So Far.

21:07 [Voice of America] Reuters: S. Sudan: Rebel Leader Can't Make Ceasefire Hold

21:08 [CNN] Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts

21:08 [CNN] Detained Americans Fast Facts

21:08 [CNN] Raul Castro Fast Facts

21:08 [CNN] Fidel Castro Fast Facts

21:10 [Reuters] Exclusive: Cybercrime firm says uncovers 6 active attacks on U.S. merchants

21:10 [Reuters] Morgan Stanley profit beats estimate; raises margin target

21:10 [Reuters] U.S. industry shows muscle in late 2013

21:10 [Reuters] HSBC, Citi suspend traders as FX probe deepens

21:10 [CNN: Money] GM CEO Barra gets $1.6 million base salary

21:10 [CNN: Technology] Anti-NSA activists don't like Obama speech

21:12 [] Facing Protests, PA Governor 'Bails' on First Ever Visit to Philly Public School

21:14 [zero hedge] Brent Oil Faces Headwinds in 2014*

21:14 [zero hedge] American Express & Visa Account For 103% Of The Dow's Intraday Gains

21:14 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Hitler’s Economics & Why You Should Know A Thing Or Two About Them

21:14 [Good] A City Education: Students Will Stop Saying 'That's Gay' and 'Retarded' if Adults Quit, Too

21:16 [The Onion] Woman Confusingly Tells Area Man She’s Not Interested In Him

21:18 [Mother Jones] Friday Cat Blogging - 17 January 2014

21:20 [Fox News] HUNG OUT TO DRY?Farmers fearful after EPA releases personal info

21:20 [Fox News] 'GOING TO FIND HIM'Water levels offer hope in finding plane lost in 1965

21:21 [Fox News] US agrees to help Maliki battle resurgent Al Qaeda- �We don�t have long,� say Syrian rebels

21:23 [Deutsche Welle] UN warns of atrocities in South Sudan as negotiations in Ethiopia falter

21:23 [Deutsche Welle] More than a dozen killed in Taliban attack on Kabul restaurant

21:24 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

21:25 [Fox News: politics] Government moving shut down unsafe bus, truck companies

21:25 [Voice of America] Vietnamese Activists Tour US, Europe for Human Rights

21:27 [CNN: Money] Fed stimulus wasn't a welfare program

21:27 [CNN: Money] W. Va. company in spill files for bankruptcy

21:30 [CNN] What Obama changed at the NSA: 5 takeaways

21:30 [CNN] India police: Minster's wife who accused him of affair found dead

21:32 [Financial Times] Deutsche and Citi to ease strain on interns

21:33 [Truthdig] The Poems of François Villon

21:38 [The Progressive] Obama Sneers at Snowden While Puffing Up His Own Role

21:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Merton Bernstein: President's Proposal For FISA Public Advocate Legislation a Ticket to Nowhere

21:39 [NPR] Pope Benedict Reportedly Defrocked Hundreds Of Priests For Abuse

21:39 [Raw Story] Fox host unwittingly demonstrates own point about ignorance of American history

21:40 [BBC: Technology] Intel to cut thousands of jobs

21:40 [CBC: politics] Francine Lalonde, ex-MP who championed assisted suicide, dies

21:41 [CBC: politics] Tom Mulcair vows to restore retirement age to 65

21:41 [CBC: politics] Your responses on how to celebrate Canada's 150 anniversary

21:41 [CBC: politics] Stephen Harper travelling to Israel with up to 200-person delegation

21:41 [CBC: politics] Provinces remain wary over revised Canada Job Grant

21:43 [Fox News: politics] Judge strikes down photo ID requirement for Pennsylvania voters

21:44 [Good] In An Era of Opportunity, Five Tips For Modern Entrepreneurs

21:44 [Good] Instead of Worshiping Dr. King, How About Working Like Him?

21:45 [Voice of America] Syria Ready for Cease-Fire in Aleppo

21:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Key Christian Conservative Admits Medical Marijuana Has Benefits

21:49 [Reuters] Exclusive: Cybercrime firm says uncovers six active attacks on U.S. merchants

21:51 [CNN] Opinion: Spare us the gun lecture, Harvey

21:52 [CNN: Entertainment] More stars join 'Blackfish' boycott

21:54 [NPR] Tom Coburn, GOP Budget Hawk And Obama Friend, To Leave Senate

21:54 [The Onion] Japan Grants Suffrage To Female Robots

21:54 [Slashdot] National Lab Working To Mix Metals and Polymers For 3D Printing

21:54 [Telegraph] Filming begins on new comedy W1A which satirises BBC bigwigs

21:54 [Telegraph] Executed Ohio inmate took 26 minutes to die

22:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Meredith Bennett-Smith: Rhino Poachers In South Africa Set Terrible New Record

22:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ellen R. Shaffer: Abortion Rights: We Can Handle the Truth

22:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: George Takei Slams Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's Decision Not To Recognize State's Same-Sex Marriages For Now

22:00 [Fox News: politics] Congress says no to Eisenhower Memorial funding

22:00 [Reuters: politics] California governor declares drought emergency

22:04 [NPR] Week That Was: Smart Fridge Hack, Net Neutrality And The NSA

22:04 [Raw Story] Nancy Grace: People on pot shoot each other, strangle each other, and kill whole families

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: More Border Patrol Arrests Are Made Here Than Anywhere Else

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dominique Mosbergen: Cigarettes Are More Addictive Than Ever Before, Suggests New Study

22:05 [Disinformation] Harassment of Climate Scientists Needs to Stop

22:07 [Reuters: politics] Obama lobbying ban faces setback in court

22:08 [Telegraph] Ed Miliband threat wipes billion off state banks

22:08 [CNN] AP: Cameraman in Egypt released on bail

22:09 [CNN] Despite Obama's NSA changes, phone records still collected

22:10 [Slashdot] Mystery Rock 'Appears' In Front of Mars Rover

22:10 [Reuters] Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Kabul restaurant attack

22:11 [The Hindu - News] Mani Shankar’s dig at Modi

22:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] Hunting Licenses to Shoot at Drones: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

22:12 [] US Drone Strikes Necessitate Counseling Center for 'Traumatized' Children

22:12 [] Effort to 'Normalize' NSA Spying, 'Mollify Public' Rebuked /sites/

22:13 [CNN: Health] The week's top health stories

22:14 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: How Gravity was made... in England

22:15 [zero hedge] "X" Marks The Spot Of The Death Of Monetary Policy

22:15 [zero hedge] 2014 Outlook: Pandora's Box

22:15 [zero hedge] Refuting The Biggest "Recovery" Lies In Four Simple Charts

22:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Man Pleads Guilty To Sending Obama Ricin-Tainted Letters

22:16 [Fox News] Congress called out for cutting SEC tech funding

22:16 [Fox News] Houston mayor weds longtime partner in California

22:16 [Fox News] Banker accused of taping women says camera monitored dog, report says

22:16 [Fox News] Pope defrocks 400 priests in 2 years

22:16 [Fox News] TODD'S AMERICAN DISPATCH: Parents upset by X-rated sex ed poster in middle school

22:16 [Fox News] Americans cut back on fast food, consume less calories- Study: Overweight Americans who pick diet drinks eat more

22:16 [Fox News] Man fights citation after warning drivers of speed trap

22:16 [Fox News] Putin says gays must 'leave children in peace' at Sochi

22:16 [Fox News] Feds to sell $28 million in seized Bitcoins

22:16 [Fox News] Iran exercises diplomatic clout in UN agencies- White House keeping text of Iran nuke deal 'secret?'

22:16 [Fox News] UN cancels Jewish-Israeli exhibit amid Arab protests- Israel's bid to ban word 'Nazi' meets resistance

22:19 [CNN] Apparently This Matters: Fine dining isn't for kids

22:19 [CNN] At least two injured when shots fired into Philadelphia high school

22:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arthur Delaney: Meals On Wheels Association Happy With Budget Deal

22:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: Mexico Says Pacific Trade Talks Could Conclude by April

22:24 [The Hindu - News] LPG cylinder cap will be raised: Moily

22:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jonathan Richards: Hoovering the NSA

22:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arin Greenwood: The Capitol Hill Fox May Be The Only Good Thing About Congress These Days

22:24 [Raw Story] Researchers believe they found English King Alfred’s pelvic bone

22:24 [Raw Story] Hillary Clinton will be your new Lady President on Monday.

22:24 [Raw Story] British soccer team could lose sponsor over player’s anti-Semitic gesture

22:30 [The Onion] Magazine: Regaining Your Pregnancy Weight (And Keeping It On For Good)

22:31 [CNN] Happy 92nd birthday Betty White!

22:33 [Truthdig] Hear This Guy Explain the Auto-Aiming Rifle

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Smith: Mistreatment of Domestic Worker By Indian Diplomat Is Not Unique

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Visser: Freedom Industries, Company Behind West Virginia Chemical Spill, Files For Bankruptcy

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Melissa Jeltsen: Edward Snowden To Respond To Obama's NSA Speech

22:37 [CNN: Money] Stocks finish the week mixed

22:37 [CNN: Money] Obama and NSA: So what is metadata?

22:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘Tiruchi’ Siva DMK nominee for RS seat

22:40 [CNN] Some states hit harder by flu this year

22:44 [zero hedge] Treasury Yields Tumble To 2-Month Lows; Dow/S&P Still Red In 2014

22:44 [zero hedge] 5 Things To Ponder This Weekend: Beer Goggles, Fires And Luck

22:45 [Good] Free Wheel: An Oral History of Bicycle Design

22:45 [CNN: Entertainment] Happy 92nd birthday Betty White!

22:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Member Of Panel Tasked With NSA Oversight 'Quite Pleased' With Obama's Speech

22:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Bradley: Jerry Brown for President: The Way We Were

22:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Justice in judicial appointments

22:49 [CNN: Health] Acetaminophen: What to know

22:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] Scoring over polio

22:51 [The Hindu - Opinion] Safeguarding ancient treasures

22:52 [CNN] Feds: Mississippi man pleads guilty in ricin-laced letters case

22:53 [The Progressive] Edward Snowden's 10 Biggest Revelations About the NSA

22:53 [Mother Jones] "Mitt" the Movie: What's Not There

22:54 [Raw Story] Mexican musicians trade violins for guns to battle Knights Templar cartel

22:54 [Raw Story] South Africa accuses ‘satanic’ drug firms of plotting ‘genocide’

22:55 [Reuters: politics] Top Christie aides subpoenaed in New Jersey bridge probe

22:55 [Slashdot] Controversial Execution In Ohio Uses New Lethal Drug Combination

22:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] A voice for probity in public life

22:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] Shale or not, emissions will continue to rise

23:00 [Voice of America] Afghan Government Investigates Ads Supporting US Security Deal

23:04 [Mother Jones] Pot Grows on Harry Reid

23:04 [Reuters: politics] U.S. man pleads guilty to sending ricin to Obama, two others

23:08 [CNN] Christie marches on as controversy at home unfolds

23:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] Congress’s decision

23:10 [Voice of America] Afghan Government Investigates Ads Supporting US Security Deal

23:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reuters: Chris Christie Aides Subpoenaed In Bridge Scandal

23:14 [zero hedge] Up Close And Personal: Volgograd Suicide Bomber Moment Of Detonation Caught On Tape

23:15 [Good] Dr. King's Legacy Isn't Just a Dream. It's Denouncing War, Poverty, and Injustice

23:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] AAP’s ideology

23:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] Impunity and justice

23:17 [The Onion] American Voices: President Curbing NSA Spying

23:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Mullen: Why Civil Libertarians Should Oppose Federal Civil Rights Charges in Kelly Thomas Case

23:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Bergstein: Why Power Corrupts

23:22 [CNN] At least two wounded by gunshots in Philadelphia high school

23:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] The NSA Speech: Obama Accepts the Logic of Staying Terrorized

23:24 [The Atlantic: International] The Scholar-Rebels of the Free Syrian University

23:24 [NPR] NSA Reforms Are Big Or Small — Depending On Where You Look

23:24 [NPR] Foreign Fighters Flood Both Sides In Syrian War

23:24 [NPR] Christie Flies To Florida, Followed By Questions

23:24 [NPR] Jerry Brown Declares A Drought Emergency In California

23:24 [NPR] Ruling May Mean Bankruptcy For New Orleans School System

23:24 [NPR] In The Long Wait For Aid From Washington, Job Hunters Despair

23:24 [NPR] A Newsprint Shortage Hobbles Venezuelan Media

23:24 [NPR] Chemical Company In West Virginia Water Crisis Files For Bankruptcy

23:26 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

23:27 [Telegraph] Nick Clegg: Garden cities are the answer to a housing problem we can't ignore any more

23:27 [Telegraph] Nick Clegg tells David Cameron to come clean on new garden cities

23:27 [Telegraph] GCSE league tables: 150,000 pupils in failing schools

23:27 [Telegraph] Liberal Democrats at war over Lord Rennard election return

23:27 [Telegraph] Terror suspects to remain anonymous despite controls on them lifted

23:27 [Telegraph] Stonyhurst runaways: father speaks of his fears for daughter's safety

23:29 [The Hindu - News] Obama rings in limited NSA reforms

23:31 [Reuters: politics] U.S. immigration reform advocates see new hope in 2014

23:33 [The Hindu - News] Tendulkar felicitates Velammal students

23:34 [Voice of America] Behroz Khan: “Paris Hilton vs. the Poor Poet”

23:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Biggest Texas Charter School Network Reportedly Teaching Creationism

23:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Obama Signs $1.1 Trillion Government Spending Bill

23:34 [CNN: Health] Medical marijuana and a little boy

23:34 [CNN: Health] Some states hit harder by flu this year

23:39 [NPR] 5 Takeaways From The President's NSA Speech

23:39 [Raw Story] Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘God has to mean more to you than just where science has yet to tread’

23:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: Oil Train Safety Issues Were Known Before Recent Crashes, NBC Investigation Shows

23:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: The NSA's Biggest Fans Are Happy WIth Obama's Speech

23:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - NSA To Curb Surveillance Of Your Obamaphone

23:43 [Reuters: politics] Hiring of lawyer highlights ties between Christie, Giuliani

23:43 [The Hindu - News] China moves to choke funding of terror outfits in Xinjiang

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Syria agrees to prisoner swap, ceasefire

23:44 [NPR] Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar Federal Spending Bill

23:45 [Fox News] ECO-TERROR THREAT? Farmers fearful after EPA data release

23:45 [Fox News] CHANGES AT NSAObama orders storage limits on phone data

23:46 [CNN] Family, experts: Ohio execution points to flaws in lethal injection

23:48 [Topix Activism News] Ukraine's new charter for oppression

23:49 [The Hindu - News] U.N. warns of mounting atrocities in South Sudan

23:50 [Fox News: politics] President Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill

23:51 [CNN] 'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin Ruth Robinson Duccini dies at 95

23:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's How The Census Might Work A Little Differently In 2020

23:53 [The Hindu - News] Newspaper office raided in Dhaka

23:55 [Reuters: politics] Exclusive: Senior U.S. senators push South Sudan leaders on violence

23:55 [Reuters: politics] Senator Coburn leaving Congress as he battles cancer

23:56 [CNN: Entertainment] SAG Life Achievement Award winners

23:56 [CNN: Entertainment] Rossum distracted by sexy ...

23:56 [CNN: Entertainment] FLOTUS and Beyonce: BFFs

23:56 [CNN: Entertainment] Last female 'Oz' Munchkin dies at 95

23:57 [Telegraph] David Cameron accused of burying details of donor favours

23:58 [BBC: Science & Environment] Study doubts quantum computer speed

23:59 [Mother Jones] PHOTOS: Koalas, Tennis Players Grapple with Australian Heat Wave /files/AustraliaHelicopter630.jpg

23:59 [The Hindu - News] It will be a contest between ideologies: Sonia

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