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00:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bushfire danger: Sydney to swelter

00:02 [Voice of America] Michael Bowman: US Fiscal Deal Leaves Major Budget Challenges Unaddressed

00:03 [Reuters] EBay holiday quarter outlook disappoints on U.S. weakness

00:06 [Raw Story] Ted Nugent: ‘The threat of me running for public office is alive and well’

00:09 [Reuters] Billionaire Mark Cuban cleared of insider trading; blasts U.S. government

00:11 [CNN] Colorado farmers enter plea deal in deadly listeria outbreak:

00:11 [CNN] In defeat, Boehner may live to fight another day

00:12 [Mother Jones] Will Voters Punish Congressional Republicans for the Shutdown?

00:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Chris Christie Tells His Hypothetical Gay Children They Can't Get Married

00:15 [straight] Photos: The Cure, Local Natives, Grimes and other acts at Austin City Limits festival /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/ACLYCy_0.jpg

00:15 [straight] Rock Hall fucks up royally again, nominates Chic instead of Rory Gallagher /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Rory%2BGallagher.jpg

00:15 [straight] The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea Part VI addresses the mystery of the maritime world /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_VisArts3_2392.jpg

00:15 [straight] Provincial health officer wants to see less drinking at B.C. casinos /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_82375705.jpg

00:17 [Telegraph] China's communists 'more market-orientated' than Labour, says George Osborne

00:17 [msnbc: politics] Divided GOP absorbs shutdown deal

00:18 [Moral Low Ground] Nobel Prize Winner Robert Shiller: Economic Inequality Biggest Problem Facing US

00:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Shutdown Sends Economic Confidence Falling

00:18 [Fox News: politics] Senate to vote on budget bill, Boehner pledges House won't block it

00:19 [OpEdNews] BP's Silent Disaster

00:21 [] Iran and powers divided over sanctions, U.S. officials say

00:22 [Truthdig] Save Face

00:25 [Reuters: politics] Trains in San Francisco keep running as labor talks back on

00:25 [CNN] Florida grand jury declines to indict officers

00:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - Ted Cruz Patriotically Costs Country $24 Billion

00:27 [Slate Magazine] Never Again

00:27 [CNN] CNN Student News - October 17, 2013

00:27 [CNET News] Netflix to test extra features for its original shows

00:29 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: As a Programmer/Geek, Should I Learn Business?

00:31 [Big Think] Chimpanzees Are Fascinated By Robots Too

00:31 [Disinformation] An Excellent Lecture by Michelle Alexander on the Causes and Consequences of America’s War on Drugs

00:32 [zero hedge] Senate Readies Vote On The "Deal" - Full Bill And Live Webcast

00:32 [zero hedge] Keith Alexander, NSA Head, Stepping Down

00:34 [CNN: Technology] Why Anonymous wants justice in rape cases

00:34 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Coogan's Philomena film Oscar hope

00:34 [CNN] Missouri rape case: Prosecutor to seek court-appointed prosecutor

00:36 [straight] Photo of the Day: Crossing the Port Mann Bridge at sunset /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/10283517413_b1b6dbcb63_c.jpg

00:36 [straight] Text of the Conservative government's 2013 throne speech /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/PMGG.jpg

00:36 [Raw Story] ‘Black Bloc’ anarchists emerging as a force amid unrest in Brazil

00:36 [Raw Story] Zimbabwe man jailed for 15 years for poisoning elephants

00:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Conservatives Now Love John Boehner After Dragging Him Into Shutdown Debacle

00:37 [Topix Activism News] It's Official: Ronan Farrow to Host MSNBC Show

00:39 [Campaign For Liberty] Campaign for Liberty Slams Latest GOP Sellout

00:42 [Slate Magazine] The Iran We Know

00:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: Catton Wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

00:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] DC Residents Drank More, Spent Less During Shutdown, Says Foursquare

00:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] Computing Power Used to Be Measured in 'Kilo-Girls'

00:43 [CNN] Bipartisan group of senators helped pave the way for

00:44 [straight] Mission Hill Winery's Terrace Restaurant recognized in Zagat list /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/MissionHillTerrace.jpg

00:44 [CNET News] Flip your iPhone 5C case to play virtual Connect Four

00:44 [CNET News] Mark Cuban wins insider trading case brought by SEC

00:46 [zero hedge] How HFT Minted Money During the Financial Crisis

00:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeanne Allen: A Dearth of Statehouse Mavericks

00:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Edward Flattau: Secession Fever

00:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: John Boehner Should Probably Avoid His Facebook Page For Awhile After Shutdown Climax

00:46 [Raw Story] French court upholds fraud conviction against Church of Scientology

00:48 [NPR] So What Happens If The Movement To Label GMOs Succeeds?

00:48 [Fox News] NEAR FINISH LINE: Senate to vote on budget deal, House won't block it /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

00:48 [Fox News: politics] Tea Party lawmakers say budget showdown worth the fight

00:48 [Fox News: politics] Senators seek escalation of Iran sanctions after nuke talks

00:50 [CNN: Politics] Boehner may live to fight another day

00:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: GOP Rep 'Not Sure' If His Tea Party Colleagues Are Actually Republican

00:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alan Kelly: Compromisers or Confederates? Two-Headed House Is a Hard Foe to Figure

00:57 [Slate Magazine] A Reasonable Iran?

01:00 [New Internationalist] Stuck in the middle

01:01 [zero hedge] NSA Spying Did Not Result In a SINGLE Foiled Terrorist Plot

01:03 [Telegraph] Six in ten teens asked to send explicit images and videos

01:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Politicians React To Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Deal

01:04 [Fox News: politics] Senate budget deal provides back pay for furloughed federal workers

01:06 [Raw Story] Romanian villagers and priests occupy Chevron fracking site in protest

01:09 [OpEdNews] Eight Requirements for Conquering the World

01:09 [Guardian] Congress votes on deal to raise debt ceiling and end shutdown – live

01:09 [Guardian] Extent of spies' mass surveillance to be investigated in public inquiry

01:11 [CNN: Politics] Bipartisan group of senators helped pave way for deal

01:11 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Radcliffe and Ginsberg come of age

01:12 [Slate Magazine] Obama Wins

01:12 [Slate Magazine] Gabfest Extra: Day 16—The End, for Now

01:13 [CNET News] DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

01:14 [Slashdot] Most Parents Allow Unsupervised Internet Access To Children At Age 8

01:16 [Fox News] NEAR FINISH LINE? Senate to vote on deal, Boehner says House won't block /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

01:16 [Fox News] 'INDEFENSIBLE' ACTIONS Iran's brutality continues despite charm offensive /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:16 [Voice of America] Cindy Saine: Congress to Vote for Extension of Debt Limit, Reopening US Government

01:17 [Fox News] Sheriff: Taunts continued after bullied girl's suicide- OPINION: The only way to combat bullying epidemic

01:20 [The Independent] Satyajit Das: Trophy projects and debt hindering Brazil and other emerging markets

01:20 [Infoshop] Romanians Take The Streets Again Against The Rosia Montana Mining Project

01:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mohamed A. El-Erian: What Follows This Congressional Deal?

01:26 [Raw Story] Gene mutation tied to Alzheimer’s blamed for accelerated mental decline

01:29 [CNN: Money] Exec: 'No more crappy cars'

01:29 [CNN: Money] Unpaid workers struggling

01:30 [CNET News] Vast meteorite pulled from Russian lake, breaks up

01:31 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Non-Participation As An Effective Weapon Against Tyranny

01:31 [CNN: Money] Downgrades: 6 things you need to know

01:32 [Truthdig] Official Describes Iran Negotiations as ‘Intense, Detailed, Straightforward, Candid’

01:35 [CNN] Arrests made in abduction of Georgia teen Ayvani Perez

01:36 [] British Museum compensates collector’s heirs for art looted by Nazis

01:36 [Disinformation] Glenn Greenwald Gets $250 Million For Startup News Channel //

01:36 [Raw Story] Egyptian foreign minister: Relationship with U.S. in ‘delicate’ phase

01:36 [Raw Story] Texas high school reeling after student kills himself on campus

01:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ten slides deeper into the red

01:39 [CNET News] Drone captures SpaceX Grasshopper hitting 2,400 feet

01:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Philly Schools To Get $45M To Ease Money Crisis

01:44 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: African art fair opens in London

01:45 [Unicef] In Uganda, seeking to improve birth registration across Africa

01:45 [Unicef] Secondary education critical so Syrian youth won't feel lost, stresses UNICEF Iraq's Maulid Warfa

01:45 [Unicef] Super child health agents are helping Brazil reduce preventable child deaths

01:47 [Truthdig] Oil, Azerbaijan and the Strange Case of Rick Bourke

01:47 [Reuters: politics] U.S. government workers seek loans, welfare as shutdown takes big bite from pay

01:49 [Telegraph] Honey fungus is attacking and killing Britain's trees

01:49 [Telegraph] 'Step forward' for pancreatic cancer

01:49 [Telegraph] New guidelines issued to deal with sex abuse cases

01:50 [CNN] 9-year-old Las Vegas stowaway to live apart from his parents

01:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Breaking Silicon Valley's Glass Ceiling

01:51 [BBC: Health] The hyena treatment for mental illness

01:52 [Slate Magazine] The GOP’s Alamo

01:52 [straight] UBC Apple Festival happens this weekend /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/apple.jpg

01:58 [CNN: Politics] Cruz: 'This is a terrible deal'

02:00 [zero hedge] The T-Bill Market Is Beginning To Brace For The "Hard" March Debt Ceiling

02:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: Government Shutdown: Congress Voting To End Funding, Debt Standoff

02:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Winners And Losers

02:01 [CNN] Senate moves toward final vote; Boehner urges GOP to back deal

02:02 [Slashdot] Swartz-Designed Whistleblower Tool "SecureDrop" Launched

02:03 [Guardian] Osborne's open door to Chinese banks prompts MPs' check on City rules

02:04 [Reuters] EBay holiday quarter outlook disappoints on U.S. weakness

02:05 [Telegraph] Public to be involved in 'snooping' investigation

02:05 [Telegraph] Urgent Ofsted report finds school 'in chaos'

02:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tragedy on Flight QV301

02:09 [msnbc: politics] McCain: Attempt to defund Obamacare was 'fool's errand'

02:13 [Reuters: politics] Emergency fiscal bill clears procedural hurdle in US Senate

02:14 [CNET News] Court rules nasty comments are a news site's responsibility

02:15 [CNN] Ex-Holy Cross basketball player's suit accuses coach of abuse

02:16 [straight] Karmavore vegan café temporarily closes after New West fire /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/files/images/wide/Karmavore-SH.jpg

02:16 [straight] Jordan Bateman: Taxpayers lose in TransLink CEO comparison shopping /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/backtoschooltransit1.jpg

02:16 [Fox News] Budget bill clears Senate test vote /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

02:16 [Raw Story] General Motors to launch dual-fuel car in 2014

02:16 [Raw Story] Facebook now letting teens share content publicly

02:19 [CNN] Senate approves bill to end shutdown, avert possible default

02:20 [Voice of America] Senate Votes to Reopen US Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

02:20 [Voice of America] Michael Bowman: US Senate Approves Fiscal Accord

02:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

02:23 [NPR] The Fiscal Fight's Winners And Losers

02:23 [Moral Low Ground] Report: Nearly 500,000 Dead from US Invasion of Iraq

02:24 [OpEdNews] U.S. . . . Another Greece? Never!

02:24 [BBC: Education] Bright poor 'held back for decades'

02:24 [BBC: Education] Apprentice schemes 'need reform'

02:25 [Deutsche Welle] US Senate passes deal to end government shutdown

02:25 [msnbc: politics] Senate passes debt deal to end standoff; House to vote soon

02:27 [Reuters] U.S. Senate passes 11th-hour deal to end debt crisis

02:28 [Moral Low Ground] Report: Nearly 500,000 Dead from US Iraq Invasion

02:29 [CNN] Hajj Fast Facts

02:31 [zero hedge] Senate Passes Debt Ceiling Bill, Sends to House

02:31 [Big Think] A Penny, if that Much, For Your Thoughts: The De-Professionalization of Intellectual Labor

02:31 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate passes 11th-hour deal to end debt crisis

02:32 [CNN: Politics] Senate approves bill to end shutdown, avert possible default

02:33 [CNN] 'Kiwi Twin Peaks' novelist Eleanor Catton: Youngest Man Booker winner

02:34 [OpEdNews] Capitalists Unchained

02:36 [Raw Story] McCain dismisses Gohmert’s insult: ‘If someone has no intelligence, I don’t view it as being a malicious statement’

02:37 [Telegraph] Tea Party rallies around Ted Cruz as he denounces 'terrible' shutdown deal

02:37 [Telegraph] US default: Senate passes deal to lift debt ceiling and re-open government

02:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama On Shutdown Deal: 'We've Got To Get Out Of The Habit Of Governing By Crisis'

02:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Bradley: Distractions and Confidence: The Rot of the Present vs. the Root in the Past

02:38 [CNN: Politics] Reid: We cannot make this mistake again

02:40 [Reuters: politics] Obama to speak on Senate fiscal vote at 8:25 p.m.: White House

02:41 [] U.S. Senate passes 11th-hour deal to end debt crisis

02:44 [OpEdNews] Joshua Safran: Male Face of Domestic Violence Movement?

02:45 [BBC: Technology] Silk Road: Will cybercrime evolve?

02:46 [Voice of America] Senate Votes to Reopen US Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

02:47 [Fox News: politics] Vote breakdown: Senators who opposed budget deal

02:49 [Reuters: politics] Obama says will sign bill immediately to reopen government, lift debt ceiling

02:51 [CBC: politics] Liberals hold lead in party, leadership score: Nanos

02:52 [BBC: Entertainment] NoNoNo: Whistling their way to chart success

02:52 [CBC: politics] Throne speech promises law forcing balanced budgets

02:56 [Raw Story] Senate votes to raise U.S. debt ceiling and end federal shutdown

02:56 [Raw Story] Angry Cleveland Browns fan posts Craigslist ad seeking new quarterback

02:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Mitch McConnell Wins Sweet Deal For Kentucky In $2.9 Billion Budget Bill Earmark

03:00 [CNN: Money] World markets cheer debt ceiling deal

03:00 [zero hedge] President Obama To Address Nation (And Definitely Not Gloat) - Live Webcast

03:05 [msnbc: politics] Obama applauds budget vote, calls for renewed bipartanship going forward

03:06 [BBC: Health] Mexico man with Asperger's wins case

03:06 [Good] Bite-Sized Films, Big Ideas: Our Real Food Media Contest

03:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Brodsky: Anarchy in Congress: John Boehner Is No James Madison

03:09 [CNET News] Startup sends school-shooting alert (it's marketing 'fun')

03:09 [CNET News] Want to race a toy car against an AI driver? Anki has your back

03:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sydney family killed in Flight QV301 tragedy

03:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] House blow for fraudster Williamson

03:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Josh made grown men cry

03:11 [zero hedge] Will The Debt Ceiling Standoffs Eventually End Up In Court?

03:11 [zero hedge] The Nobel Prize: Do We Have to Agree?

03:12 [Reuters: politics] New Jersey voters head to polls in U.S. Senate special election

03:12 [Voice of America] Steve Baragona: GMO pioneers win World Food Prize

03:15 [CNN] Man accused of repeatedly raping woman during three-month captivity

03:19 [CNN] A deal today, but this year's been a legislative dud for Obama

03:20 [Fox News] Senate OKs bill to end partial shutdown /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

03:20 [Voice of America] Senate Votes to Reopen US Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

03:21 [Slashdot] Mark Cuban Found Not Guilty of Insider Trading

03:29 [Reuters] U.S. Senate backs debt crisis deal, House to vote next

03:31 [Raw Story] New study estimates 30 million people live in modern-day slavery

03:31 [Raw Story] South Carolina deputy fired after getting caught ‘arresting’ Army soldier

03:33 [CNET News] LinkedIn debuts new apps for recruiters and employers

03:38 [CNN] A deal for now, but this year's been a legislative dud for Obama

03:42 [Mother Jones] Today I Fired a Gun For the First Time in my Life /files/blog_target_40.jpg

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Properties at risk from bushfires

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rudd deserves respect, says Bowen

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New Jersey Election Results: Cory Booker Wins Special Election For Senate

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New Jersey Election Results 2013: Cory Booker Wins Senate Race

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: N.J. Election Results: Cory Booker Wins Race For Senate Against Steve Lonegan

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: N.J. Election Results 2013: Cory Booker Wins Senate Race

03:44 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate backs debt crisis deal, House to vote next

03:44 [Voice of America] Amnesty Calls on Egypt to Protect Syrian Refugees

03:44 [msnbc: politics] Booker wins Senate race in New Jersey

03:45 [CNN: Politics] Shutdown key issue in special Senate election

03:45 [CNN: Politics] A deal today, but this year's been a legislative dud for Obama

03:45 [Fox News] IDENTITY THEFT THREAT? ObamaCare website raises user privacy concerns /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:45 [Fox News] BILL AYERS' ADVICE Be 'moral,' ex-Weather Underground terrorist says

03:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Parker Marie Molloy: Todd Kincannon, Former Executive Director of South Carolina GOP, Believes Transgender People Should Be 'Put in a Camp'

03:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New Jersey Senate Election Results 2013: Cory Booker Wins In Race Against Steve Lonegan

03:52 [CNN] Ex-NFL player Irving Fryar, his mother indicted in mortgage scam

03:52 [Voice of America] Dan Robinson: Obama: Debt Compromise Removes 'Cloud of Uncertainty' from US Economy

03:53 [NPR] AP: In Special Election, Cory Booker Wins N.J. Senate Seat

03:56 [Reuters] New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker wins special election to U.S. Senate

03:56 [Reuters] Edward Snowden has more secrets to share, father says after Russia visit

03:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Steve Lonegan Election Results: Republican Loses Senate Race To Cory Booker

03:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Cory Booker Election Results 2013: Newark Mayor Wins Race Against Steve Lonegan

03:57 [Fox News: politics] Booker wins New Jersey senate race, Dems keep seat

04:00 [zero hedge] ...And So We Move To The House - Live Webcast

04:00 [zero hedge] HeLP SToP THe NSA!

04:01 [Big Think] Cory Booker on Dreaming the Impossible Dream

04:02 [Reuters: politics] New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker wins special election to U.S. Senate

04:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Cory Booker Election Results: Newark Mayor Wins Senate Seat

04:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Steve Lonegan Election Results 2013: Republican Loses Race Against Cory Booker

04:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: N.J. Senate Race Ends With Cory Booker Defeating Steve Lonegan

04:06 [Raw Story] New Zealand man goes to court for his right to be a climate change refugee

04:07 [CNN] Bill to end shutdown, avert possible default in House's hands

04:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New Jersey Senate Election Results: Cory Booker Beats Steve Lonegan

04:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: Mitch McConnell Wins The Praises Of... Democratic Leaders

04:11 [zero hedge] Born Libertarian: Doug Casey On Ron Paul And The Price Of Freedom

04:11 [Telegraph] US default: Barack Obama promises to re-open government 'immediately' after Congress votes

04:12 [Reuters: politics] Obama says Washington has much work to do to regain public trust

04:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] NuCoal to sue over corruption

04:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Frederica Wilson: The Mantra of This Congress Should Be: Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

04:19 [Reuters] Bill to spare U.S. economy from debt crisis also delivers favors

04:20 [Voice of America] House Approves Plan to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

04:21 [CNN] House approves bill to end shutdown

04:21 [Guardian] Congress passes bill to raise US debt ceiling and end shutdown – live

04:21 [Reuters: politics] Bill to spare U.S. economy from debt crisis also delivers favors

04:22 [CNN: Politics] Obama: 'I will sign it immediately'

04:22 [CNN: Politics] House approves bill to end shutdown

04:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arthur Delaney: Furlough Back Pay Is Own Goal For Republicans

04:23 [msnbc: politics] To the president's desk: House, Senate pass bill to end budget standoff

04:23 [NPR] Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avert Default

04:24 [Reuters] U.S. House passes bill to reopen government, increase debt limit

04:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House passes bill to reopen government, increase debt limit

04:26 [Telegraph] Cory Booker wins New Jersey senate race

04:26 [Fox News: politics] Congress approves bill to end partial shutdown, raise debt ceiling

04:28 [Voice of America] House Approves Plan to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

04:28 [Voice of America] VOA News: House Approves Plan to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

04:29 [CNN] Republican shutdown pain may boost Dems in 2014

04:29 [Sydney Morning Herald] Roxon on Rudd: How do I hate thee?

04:29 [Sydney Morning Herald] Senate signs off on US debt deal

04:29 [The Hindu - News] US Senate deal ends twin crises

04:30 [Reuters] New Jersey voters elect Democrat Cory Booker to U.S. Senate

04:30 [Reuters] U.S. Congress ends debt impasse, Obama vows to sign bill

04:31 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Congress ends debt impasse, Obama vows to sign bill

04:31 [Reuters: politics] New Jersey voters elect Democrat Cory Booker to U.S. Senate

04:31 [zero hedge] Mission Accomplished: See You All Again In February

04:34 [msnbc: politics] To the president's desk: House, Senate pass bill to end shutdown standoff

04:36 [Raw Story] Cory Booker wins race to fill Lautenberg’s Senate seat

04:39 [The Hindu - News] Manali plant workers protest threatens to hit cooking gas supply

04:40 [OpEdNews] Who Turned Scientific American?

04:41 [Voice of America] China Investigating Nanjing Mayor for Corruption

04:42 [CNN: Money] Shutdown took $24 billion bite out of economy

04:43 [The Hindu - News] Protest threatens to hit Chennai cooking gas supply

04:44 [Fox News] IT'S OVER...FOR NOW Congress approves bill to fund gov't /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

04:45 [OpEdNews] GOP Congressman Explains Why He Wants to Defund a Health Program He Supports

04:47 [Topix Activism News] Digital album joins 'activism and music' to abolish slavery

04:48 [CNN] Senate, House pass a deal on the shutdown and debt ceiling: Now what?

04:48 [CNN] Congress reaches shutdown deal, but don't get excited

04:50 [Global Voices] China's Agenda in the World Media Summit

04:51 [CNN: Money] Shutdown a $24 billion hit to economy

04:51 [CNET News] Mapbox raises $10M, could give Google Maps a run for the money

04:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Caroline Kennedy Confirmed By Senate As U.S. Ambassador To Japan

04:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joanna Zelman: Documents Reveal NSA Involvement In Drone Program

04:52 [Fox News: politics] Stenographer dragged off House floor after protest

04:54 [CNN: Politics] Republican shutdown pain may boost Dems in 2014

04:56 [The Hindu - News] Heavy school bags: battling the bulge

04:57 [Slate Magazine] He Is Risen

05:00 [zero hedge] Complete House Debt Ceiling Vote Roll Call

05:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Stenographer Removed For Shouting On House Floor

05:01 [Big Think] Is Business Prepared for A Three-Generation Workforce?

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

05:03 [Reuters] Twitter hires Google executive as head of retail: report

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Kanyakumari takes the lead in restoring travellers’ shelters

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Engagements - Chennai, October 17, 2013

05:06 [The Hindu - News] 6 killed as govt. bus rams trailer lorry

05:06 [Raw Story] IT’S OVER: House approves Senate deal ending shutdown and raising debt limit

05:07 [Voice of America] Congress Approves Plan to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

05:10 [The Hindu - News] Residents to get land use information on new system

05:10 [The Hindu - News] Four held for murder

05:12 [Telegraph] US default: Congress votes to end shutdown crisis

05:12 [The Hindu - News] Mobile unit to manage parking lots in Chennai

05:12 [Mother Jones] Debt Ceiling Crisis Averted, House Tea Partiers Express No Regrets

05:14 [The Hindu - News] Councillor knocked down by drunk policeman dies

05:16 [CNN] Congress agrees -- for now -- to end shutdown, avert debt default

05:16 [CNN] Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne dies at 83

05:16 [CNN: Politics] GOP pain may boost Dems in 2014

05:16 [CNN: Politics] Shutdown to end

05:16 [Raw Story] ‘This is not one nation under God’: House stenographer taken from the floor after bizarre outburst

05:17 [Truthdig] Thousands of Nuclear Regulators Sent Home During Shutdown

05:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Student Loan Borrowers Complain Lenders Do A Terrible Job Handling Their Debt

05:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Frank Lautenberg's Widow Reaps $174,000 In Senate Budget Bill

05:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Oliver Noble: Senators Bizarrely Applaud Each Other For Resolving Crisis Senate Sparked

05:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Government Shutdown Ends, Federal Employees To Return To Work Thursday: White House

05:19 [CNN: Money] Federal workers are back on the job

05:20 [The Hindu - News] Three police jawans killed in Gadchiroli naxal attack

05:27 [CNN] 2 convicted murderers mistakenly freed from Florida prison

05:27 [CNN] Egypt's interim leader: I'll give proposed protest law closer look

05:27 [Guardian] Morrissey hits back at NME and the judge who called him 'devious'

05:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: Harbor Drones Will Help Coast Guard Collect Data In Marine Disasters

05:29 [Slashdot] Curiosity Confirms Origins of Martian Meteorites

05:29 [Slashdot] Google To Support Windows XP Longer Than Microsoft

05:29 [CNET News] Moto X tempts iPhone users with iCloud migration tool

05:35 [Voice of America] Cindy Saine: Congress Passes Bill to Avert Default, Re-Open US Government

05:35 [msnbc: politics] House stenographer has outburst during debt vote

05:35 [Deutsche Welle] UN says more troops needed to stabilize Mali

05:36 [CNN: Politics] Shutdown: It's over

05:36 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama vows to sign bill

05:37 [CNN] Facebook changes privacy settings for teens

05:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] Cory Booker Is a Senator-Elect—What Kind of Senator Will He Be?

05:42 [Reuters] U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama vows to sign bill

05:46 [Infoshop] President Maduro and the “Anarcho-syndicalists” in Venezuela

05:46 [CNET News] Analysts speculate on iPad Mini Retina availability, 64-bit

05:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard (RJ: Winning The Peace: The Post-Shutdown Challenge

05:47 [] U.S. Congress ends debt impasse, Obama vows to sign bill

05:49 [Guardian] Morrissey describes moment 'the eternal "I" became "we"'

05:51 [The Hindu - News] US Govt shutdown hurts growth, cost economy $24 billion

05:52 [CNN: Money] The crisis a deal averted

05:57 [CNN: Politics] Five reasons America is still in trouble

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Obama administration urges House to pass immigration reform bill

06:00 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden's father say he has more secrets to share

06:00 [Telegraph] NSA chief to step down

06:04 [CNN] Typhoon Wipha hits Tokyo area, killing at least 18

06:04 [AntiWar] Ongoing Attacks Across Iraq Leave 14 Dead

06:04 [AntiWar] Fixing Congress Means Fixing the Government

06:04 [AntiWar] Israel and the Gulf Increasingly Nervous Over Iran-US Détente

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Plane crashes in Laos, 49 on board believed dead

06:08 [BBC: Also in the news] Man seeks NZ 'climate change asylum'

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Congress leaders demand action against persons involved in insulting Sonia

06:10 [CNET News] VH1 unrolls new app

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Philippine quake damages centuries-old churches

06:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Bee-friendly plants put to the test

06:18 [Fox News: politics] Federal employees to return to work Thursday, White House says

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Police gear up to manage festival shopping crowd

06:22 [Reuters: politics] Dim hopes that new U.S. panel can reach grand bargain on budget

06:23 [The Hindu - News] 42 VHP activists held ahead of banned Sankalp Sabha

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Heavy school bags: battling the bulk

06:27 [Voice of America] Adam Phillips: Debt Ceiling Crisis Worries New York Immigrants

06:31 [Big Think] Ben Franklin's Guide to Innovation

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Child bride gets seat in Chennai dental college

06:35 [Voice of America] Obama Signs Bill to End U.S. Government Shutdown

06:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Obama Signs Budget Bill, Reopening Government And Averting Default

06:36 [msnbc: politics] Done deal: Obama signs debt bill into law

06:38 [Reuters] Obama signs bill to end U.S. government shutdown, raise debt limit

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Rescued workers sent home with compensation

06:38 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

06:39 [CNN: Politics] Congress agrees to end government shutdown, avert debt default

06:40 [CBC: politics] Cross-border price gap is 'discrimination,' says GG

06:45 [CNN: Politics] It's over: Obama signs bill to end shutdown, avert debt default

06:45 [Deutsche Welle] Report estimates 30 million people worldwide living in slavery

06:47 [CNN] Shutdown over: Obama signs bill to end shutdown, avert debt default

06:48 [The Hindu - News] Deadly dip into the Cauvery

06:49 [Reuters] Corruption watchdog slams Chinese firms' lack of transparency

06:49 [Fox News] IT'S OVER...FOR NOW Obama signs bill to fund government /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

06:50 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed, 17 injured in blast in China

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Woman gangraped in front of her three children in Bindapur

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Asaram’s ashrams raided, but no trace of his son

06:55 [Reuters] U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama signs debt bill

06:55 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama signs debt bill

06:55 [CBC: politics] Ex-NHLer Georges Laraque facing fraud charges

06:56 [The Hindu - News] Accused in Vijayawada double murder case arrested

06:56 [CNN] Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, avert debt default

06:57 [Mother Jones] Top Ten Winners of the Budget Showdown Debacle /files/images/Blog_Capitol_Washington_Monument.jpg

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Bollywood movie-inspired CBI impersonator arrested in Pitampura

06:59 [Slashdot] US Government Shutdown Ends

07:00 [The Hindu - News] Crime Branch to reinvestigate NRI youth’s mysterious death

07:00 [zero hedge] Americans Have Lost VIRTUALLY ALL of Our Constitutional Rights

07:02 [The Hindu - News] Typhoon Nari leaves 11 dead, 5 missing in Vietnam

07:04 [The Hindu - News] RTC struggles to regain lost ground

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Delhi celebrates Eid with fervour

07:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] Stop smoking, stay good-looking

07:07 [Voice of America] Lisa Schlein: New Technologies Save Lives When Disasters Strike

07:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] OAM assaulted staff during funerals

07:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sydney family's flight tragedy

07:10 [Guardian] UK faces increased risk of blackouts, report warns

07:10 [The Hindu - News] While there’s still time

07:11 [Reuters] Insight: As Obamacare tech woes mounted, contractor payments soared

07:11 [Reuters] China warns of slowing demand from emerging markets

07:12 [The Hindu - News] Technology's call

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Typhoon, mudslides kill 18 in Japan; 45 missing

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Conveniently overlooked

07:18 [Financial Times] China corruption probe nets Nanjing mayor

07:19 [Financial Times] Defeat has bitter taste for Tea Party

07:23 [Voice of America] Lao Plane Crash Kills 49; Bad Weather Blamed

07:23 [Voice of America] China Investigating Nanjing Mayor for Corruption

07:27 [The Hindu - News] They enjoyed the sights, without the sounds

07:27 [The Hindu - News] DSS demands reinvestigation of Manipal molestation case

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Obama signs measure averting default on debt, ending partial government shutdown

07:29 [Voice of America] Scott Stearns: US Concerned Over Unrest in Bahrain

07:29 [Fox News: politics] Senate confirms Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Japan

07:31 [The Hindu - News] Obama signs bill to end US govt shutdown

07:31 [CNN] There's a little pork in that bill: 5 most surprising provisions

07:32 [Telegraph] SNP conference urged not to 'delude' itself about independence referendum

07:33 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) demands CBI probe on Ujire rape-and-murder case

07:34 [CNET News] Twitter hires Google ad exec ahead of IPO

07:35 [The Hindu - News] Tangedco to implement new norms for temporary connections

07:37 [The Hindu - News] Jain Basadi theft prime taken into custody by Mangalore police

07:37 [] U.S. Congress ends default threat, Obama signs debt bill

07:38 [Guardian] Bushfires rage in NSW as emergency warnings issued - live blog

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Typhoon, mudslides kill 18 in Japan

07:41 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed, 17 injured in China blast

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Plane crashes in Laos kills 49

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Road widening work likely to be delayed further

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Flawed start, now stuck midway

07:45 [Fin24 News] FSB wins case against Ledimar

07:48 [Telegraph] Britain 'timid' allowing Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth summit

07:48 [Telegraph] Middle classes who pay for care could get more rights

07:48 [Telegraph] Top graduates to get up to £25,000 to train as teachers

07:48 [Telegraph] Premature babies 'go on to struggle in the classroom'

07:48 [Telegraph] SNP ministers ignore court ruling on large wind farms

07:48 [Telegraph] Teachers' strike to shut up to half of state schools

07:48 [Telegraph] 30 million 'live in slavery worldwide'

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Hindu groups object to Muslims offering prayers at mosque in Nejar

07:49 [Fin24 News] Manufacturers fret over Nersa gas pricing

07:51 [Anarchist news] North American Anarchist Black Cross Medical Justice Committee statement on the state of health care of Political Prisoners in the U.S.

07:51 [The Hindu - News] Two held for stabbing BJP activist

07:52 [] Turkey reportedly leaks Israeli intelligence to Iran

07:53 [Voice of America] Japan's Abe Sends Offering to Controversial War Shrine

07:53 [Fin24 News] US edges away from brink of debt crisis

07:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Southerly change 'will only make things worse'

07:57 [Raw Story] So long , and thanks for all the salmonella

07:57 [Truthdig] Back in Business: Shutdown Ends After Congress Overwhelmingly Caves

07:57 [The Hindu - News] NLC trade unions plan yet another strike

07:58 [Guardian] Extent of spies' mass surveillance to be investigated by parliamentary body

07:59 [The Hindu - News] Canada PM heads to Brussels to conclude EU deal

08:00 [CNN] Quick read: Key points of the new debt deal

08:00 [Guardian] Bushfires threaten homes in NSW as eight emergency warnings issued - live blog

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Three police jawans killed in Gadchiroli Naxal attack

08:03 [The Hindu - News] BJP MLA Anand Singh nabbed at Bangalore airport

08:04 [Telegraph] BBC 'must invest to guard against jamming by China and Iran'

08:04 [Telegraph] Britons still believe in miracles, angels and 'spiritual forces' - study

08:04 [Telegraph] Five-minute IVF is better and cheaper, say experts scientists

08:04 [Telegraph] 'Yeti lives': Abominable Snowman is 'part polar bear and still roams the Himalayas'

08:04 [Telegraph] Revealed: the schools where every child speaks English as second language

08:07 [BBC: Education] Muslim free school 'dysfunctional'

08:07 [The Hindu - News] Traumatised fishermen face uncertain future

08:12 [Guardian] Bushfires threaten homes in NSW as eight emergency warnings issued - live

08:14 [The Hindu - News] Global tenders again for Trivandrum, Kozhikode monorail

08:14 [The Hindu - News] FMD outbreak worries animal husbandry officials

08:18 [The Independent] Australian family killed in Laos plane crash

08:18 [BBC: Health] The danger of rumination

08:18 [Telegraph] Vinyl sales at their highest for 12 years

08:19 [BBC: Health] Blood test 'detects sepsis in hours'

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Don’t turn a blind eye to the short-sighted

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Kerala temples' gold-inventory plan dropped: RBI

08:21 [Voice of America] Sebastian Mhofu: FAO Hopeful for Zimbabwe's Agricultural Recovery

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Alaattuchira seeks to record its history

08:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Newcastle Airport closed by bushfire

08:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] RFS website crashes under load

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Meena Kandasamy to face the arc lights

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Rain brings hope for farmers

08:29 [Slashdot] How To Attend Next Week's Robotics Show Robotically

08:31 [Guardian] Teachers strike over pay, pensions and conditions affects thousands of schools

08:31 [Fox News: politics] ObamaCare sign-up numbers begin to emerge, show slow start amid website problems

08:32 [The Hindu - News] Official’s action flayed

08:32 [The Hindu - News] Future tense for crisis-hit FACT

08:36 [The Hindu - News] Kerala sets the ball rolling for Ernakulam's 'City Gas' network

08:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘Faulty policies of UPA have weakened economy’

08:40 [The Hindu - News] Kerala just shrunk fence around Westerm Ghats: V.S. Vijayan

08:40 [The Hindu - News] Spate of thefts in rural areas

08:42 [The Hindu - News] Madurai-Dubai flight from November 22

08:43 [Reuters] Al Qaeda's rise in northern Syria leaves Turkey with dilemma

08:49 [CNET News] Indonesia tops China as source of Internet attacks

08:50 [Telegraph] Mineral water is 'cheaper than tap'

08:50 [Telegraph] From carbuncles to countryside: Prince of Wales and his well-known views

08:50 [Telegraph] MP in expenses scandal elected deputy Speaker

08:50 [Telegraph] BBC to show unseen interviews revealing First World War veterans' feelings

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Cleanliness campaign in long-distance trains

08:50 [Reuters: politics] Trains in San Francisco keep running as labor talks back resume

08:51 [Voice of America] Burma Bomb Blast Kills 1 in Shan State

08:52 [] Chabad rabbi in Nepal averts cremation of deceased Australian Jew

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Bomb blasts in eastern Myanmar kill one

08:52 [The Hindu - News] An Eid without Kozhikode’s juice artist

08:54 [The Hindu - News] Rs.1.19 crore allotted for urgent road repairs in Kozhikode

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Searches in Kozhikode's Muslim-owned bookstalls flayed: KNM

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Puddle comes to the rescue of farmers

08:57 [Topix Activism News] Facebook lifts restriction on teen public sharing

09:00 [The Hindu - News] MEMU services from Kozhikode likely

09:01 [Disinformation] Sirius Business: DIA (Denver International Airport)

09:02 [Fin24 News] Credit amnesty to hit Moody's securities ratings

09:03 [The Hindu - News] ‘Festival of sacrifice’ celebrated with gaiety

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Russia May Do Better Than its Nuclear Rhetoric

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Israel and the Gulf Increasingly Nervous Over Iran-U.S. Détente

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Finding Land for Cameroon’s Pastoralist Nomads

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Programme to Boost Small Farmers Worldwide Faces Woes of Its Own

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Grief Veils Eid for Syrian Refugees

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Activists Struggle to Recover Human Rights Archives

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] When Poverty Quietly Morphs into Catastrophe

09:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Iran Nuclear Deal May Have its Beginnings in Geneva

09:05 [OpEdNews] The Aamer Appeal to stop force-feeding in Guantanamo

09:06 [Telegraph] Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville gets lucky again

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Gas tanker rams police compound

09:09 [Voice of America] Iran, World Powers Moving Forward with 'Substantive' Nuclear Talks

09:10 [BBC: Education] Teachers' strike closes schools

09:10 [CNET News] Microsoft's Windows 8.1 arrives: A look back, and ahead

09:10 [CNET News] Windows 8.1: New features, but same problems

09:11 [The Hindu - News] SC notice to Centre on allowing private radio to broadcast news

09:12 [Financial Times] US eleventh hour deal averts default

09:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] OAM groped staff at funerals

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Complaints of discoloured, muddy water flow heavily

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Torture of nature seen up-close

09:14 [NPR] Character Actor Ed Lauter Dies At Age 74

09:14 [NPR] The Roots Of Franchising Took Hold In A Hair Salon Chain

09:14 [BBC: Technology] Facebook adds public posts for teens

09:14 [BBC: Technology] Students 'worst' at e-book piracy

09:17 [BBC: Education] Work 'may be no way out of poverty'

09:19 [NPR] If A Tech Company Had Built The Federal Health Care Website

09:21 [The Hindu - News] Jury’s politics decides festival movies: K.R. Manoj

09:21 [The Hindu - News] Avoid TC for girl students to curb child marriage

09:22 [] Will Obama Blow His Diplomatic Opportunity with Iran?

09:22 [] Will Obama Blow His Diplomatic Opportunity with Iran?

09:23 [CNN] A face you're bound to know: Actor Ed Lauter dead at 74

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Jury’s politics decides film festival movies: K.R. Manoj

09:24 [] Crime and Punishment in Abkhazia?

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Canada offers Malala honorary citizenship

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Poultry meat turns into valuable bio-diesel source

09:25 [The Hindu - News] TRDCL seeks action against misuse of Trivandrum's roads

09:26 [Deutsche Welle] Shutdown shut down - US breathes a sigh of relief

09:27 [The Hindu - News] Pavitra suicide case: Principal of DU college booked

09:29 [The Hindu - News] Trivandrum Council Opposition leader denies rift in UDF

09:30 [CNN] Open for business: Shutdown's over. It's back to work ... gradually

09:31 [CNN] "Wind shear" suspected in Laos crash that killed 49

09:33 [The Hindu - News] Tension over cow slaughter in public place

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Principal booked for former Delhi University staff suicide

09:36 [Telegraph] Australian climber dies in avalanche after saving wife

09:36 [Telegraph] Morrissey: I was touched inappropriately by a teacher

09:36 [Telegraph] Dance floor rivals Abbey Clancy and Julien Macdonald join forces on red carpet

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Eighth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 4 days

09:41 [Deutsche Welle] How party donations drive German politics

09:41 [Voice of America] VOA News: Massive Fire in Thailand Destroys Department Store

09:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Seven emergency warning areas

09:47 [Guardian] 'This is as bad as it gets' – NSW bushfires live

09:47 [Truthdig] Fossil Fuel Euphoria

09:49 [The Hindu - News] Bakrid celebrated with fervour

09:51 [The Independent] Al-Madinah free school to be labelled as 'dysfunctional' by Ofsted report

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Lift switch proves to be the clue

09:56 [The Hindu - News] Nabard decision brings big relief to Kerala's farm credit societies

09:56 [CNN] 'Wind shear' suspected in Laos crash that killed 49

09:57 [BBC: Entertainment] Coen brothers receive France honour

09:58 [The Hindu - News] Milk price hike: CPI(M) stages dharna

09:58 [The Hindu - News] SIT faces uphill task as Muzaffarnagar-riot cases rise to 400

09:59 [Voice of America] Reuters: Suicide Bomber Kills Pakistani Provincial Law Minister, 7 Others

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Deception game, advantage smugglers

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Joys of childhood

10:02 [The Hindu - News] Claims fall flat for Trivandrum's 'organic' products

10:02 [CNN] Myanmar rocked by more explosions, one dead

10:03 [BBC: Entertainment] Morrissey opens up in autobiography

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Ship may escape action if it was beyond Indian waters: Dy NSA

10:06 [Deutsche Welle] Suicide bomb in Iraq hits Shabak minority area

10:06 [The Hindu - News] LDF softens stance on stir against Chandy

10:06 [The Independent] Teachers strike: Thousands of schools disrupted in row over pay and pensions

10:07 [Voice of America] Suicide Bomber Kills 15 in Northern Iraq

10:08 [CNN] Car bomb in Northern Iraq kills 12, collapses buildings

10:08 [The Hindu - News] ABass calls for delinking Sabarimala from Periyar Tiger Reserve

10:10 [The Hindu - News] Bank employee found dead at home in Chennai

10:10 [Fin24 News] Absa Investments bets on retailers

10:12 [] East Jerusalem Palestinians to abandon local elections

10:14 [msnbc: politics] Fiscal deal opens door to big tax and entitlement changes

10:17 [Voice of America] VOA News: Suicide Bomber Kills 15 in Northern Iraq

10:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fires cause 20km traffic jam

10:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wind change 'could make things worse'

10:18 [CNN] Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, prevent debt ceiling crisis

10:22 [Reuters] Syrian official says Geneva peace conference planned November 23-24

10:22 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: The restaurant without waiters

10:24 [Telegraph] Jimmy Savile 'warned PC to leave him alone if he wanted to keep his job'

10:26 [The Hindu - News] Gurgaon toll plaza staff beaten, Rs 1.85 lakh stolen

10:29 [Reuters] Japan economy on track as stimulus spending eyed: Poll

10:32 [The Hindu - News] Hubli teachers preparing for extended protest

10:33 [Fin24 News] Ledimar banned from doing business

10:33 [Voice of America] VOA News: 18 Dead and Over 40 Missing After Typhoon Hits Japan

10:35 [CNN: Money] Debt deal fails to impress world markets

10:35 [CNN: Money] What did GOP win on Obamacare? Not much

10:37 [Financial Times] UK nuclear deal with China a ‘new dawn’

10:38 [The Hindu - News] Prabhakar Kore’s son to join Congress

10:39 [Telegraph] France upholds Scientology's fraud conviction

10:40 [The Hindu - News] Diverse communities have long been coexisting here

10:41 [Deutsche Welle] Financial markets relieved as US avoids default

10:41 [Voice of America] Britain Opens Nuclear Projects to Greater Chinese Investment

10:44 [The Hindu - News] BJP working towards a 5-lakh turnout for Modi’s Bangalore rally

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Separate shed for cattle need of the hour, say residents

10:47 [The Hindu - News] Sharad Pawar set to head MCA as Gopinath Munde’s appeal rejected

10:47 [The Hindu - News] Call for tribal-centric development model

10:47 [Fin24 News] Zim backtracks on indigenisation stake

10:48 [BBC: Entertainment] Character actor Lauter dies aged 74

10:49 [The Hindu - News] NMU to launch relay hunger strike from today

10:49 [The Hindu - News] Former top cops love to party hop

10:51 [The Hindu - News] For the wine enthusiast

10:52 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Britain's hidden 'red river' resurrected

10:53 [Fox News] Oliver Stone has a dream

10:53 [The Hindu - News] DYFI to stage dharna in Bangalore on October 22

10:53 [CNN] Russian divers find huge suspected meteorite chunk in Chelyabinsk

10:53 [CNN] London's great cemeteries -- and their coolest gravestones

10:54 [The Independent] Sydney bushfires: Out of control blaze is worst in a decade

10:54 [The Independent] George Osborne says Chinese companies will be allowed to own a majority stake in UK nuclear power plants

10:54 [Slashdot] Oakland Is Building a Big Data Center For Police Surveillance

10:55 [Telegraph] Scrap air tax, Government told

10:57 [CNN] Air pollution can cause cancer, world health authority says

10:57 [Voice of America] VOA News: Britain Opens Nuclear Projects to Greater Chinese Investment

10:59 [] Kazakhstan: Senate Reshuffle Sparks Succession Talk

11:00 [Guardian] Extent of spy agencies' surveillance to be investigated by parliamentary body

11:00 [CNN] Nine things we missed during the shutdown

11:01 [Financial Times] Troika identifies €2bn fiscal gap in Greek budget

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Transport corporations delaying KSRTC workers' DA payment

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Teerthodbhava occurs at Talacauvery at 12.02 p.m.

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Bill on statutory status for SC, ST sub-plan in winter session

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Identification of cardiac arrest at the right time vital: experts

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Sharad Pawar all set to return as MCA head

11:02 [CNN: Money] The GOP didn't win much on Obamacare

11:02 [CNN: Money] IBM misses sales forecasts by $1B

11:04 [Reuters] Syrian deputy PM says Geneva peace conference planned November 23-24

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa hand over Rs. 1 lakh each to 18 Phailin-hit fishermen

11:05 [Voice of America] U.S. Government Shutdown Ends

11:07 [CBC: politics] Greg Weston: This throne speech won’t succeed in changing the channel

11:09 [NPR] Kerry Hopes Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Shipped Out Of The Region

11:09 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa hands over Rs. 1 lakh each to 18 Phailin-hit fishermen

11:09 [The Independent] Croeso i Asda: Shoppers in Cambridge encouraged to 'brush up on their Welsh' after supermarket runs out of English signs

11:09 [The Independent] Amazon's high-end HDX tablets arrive in the UK from £199

11:11 [CNN: Money] Online privacy is dead

11:12 [Guardian] Social mobility tsar: ministers not doing enough to tackle inequality and poverty

11:15 [Fin24 News] Motorists will pay for e-toll courts - Sacci

11:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Badger cull falls short of target

11:20 [msnbc: politics] Done deal: Obama signs debt bill into law

11:22 [Spiegel] Ingenue in Exile: Iranian Actress a Star Everywhere But at Home

11:23 [The Hindu - News] Promoted music with missionary zeal

11:23 [The Hindu - News] Arms ship may escape action if it was beyond Indian waters: Dy NSA

11:23 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: 'Yeti hairs identical to polar bear'

11:25 [The Independent] British Gas announces electricity and gas prices will rise by 10.4% and 8.4% respectively

11:27 [Telegraph] Teachers' strike: Q&A

11:27 [Telegraph] Alan Milburn: pensioners should lose free TV licences and winter fuel allowances

11:27 [Telegraph] Celebrity sightings: a round up of who is doing what, where and why

11:29 [Reuters] Japan PM Abe makes third offering to war shrine but again stays away

11:29 [Reuters] Floods devastate an already bankrupt and blood-soaked Acapulco

11:31 [Deutsche Welle] Has NATO's ISAF mission in Afghanistan failed?

11:31 [CNN] Seoul launches Psy-inspired tourist police

11:33 [The Hindu - News] The efficacy of subtlety

11:33 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed, 25 injured in China blast

11:35 [Voice of America] China Welcomes Last-Minute US Debt Limit Deal

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan Navy arrests 70 fishermen from TN

11:37 [Reuters: politics] Obama to speak on Thursday about path ahead on fiscal issues

11:37 [New Internationalist] Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Overflowing Nallur tank floods Erode villages

11:38 [CNN: Money] Stocks sag as debt deal relief fades

11:41 [The Independent] Concern grows over missing teenager Michael Driver

11:41 [The Independent] Morrissey Autobiography: Star turned down role as Dot Cotton's son on EastEnders

11:42 [The Hindu - News] A celebration of creativity

11:42 [Global Voices] Elderly Care in Portugal Highlighted on Blog Action Day

11:43 [Telegraph] Alexei Nalavny returns to Moscow and vows to fight Putin over conviction

11:43 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 17 October 2013

11:43 [Telegraph] Abbey Clancy and Julien Macdonald join forces on Attitude Awards' red carpet

11:46 [CNN] Could the next Banksy come from Dubai?

11:48 [The Hindu - News] SC notice to Centre on allowing news on private radio

11:49 [Voice of America] VOA News: China Welcomes Last-Minute US Debt Limit Deal

11:50 [CNN] Laos crash turns spotlight on Asia's aviation boom

11:51 [BBC: Health] The danger of taking too many vitamins

11:52 [The Hindu - News] Protest at Paris schools over immigrant expulsions

11:52 [The Hindu - News] They scored as a team

11:53 [CNN: Money] World markets unimpressed with debt bill

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Jagan appears before CBI court in disproportionate assets case

11:56 [The Hindu - News] Goa Lokayukta resigns

11:56 [The Hindu - News] Consecration of Gurukulam

11:56 [OpEdNews] So What Was It All About, Really?

11:57 [Telegraph] Surge in sex crime reports in wake of Jimmy Savile scandal

11:57 [Telegraph] Morrissey: Pop music's Mr Controversy

11:57 [BBC: Entertainment] South Park shut down by power cut

11:58 [Guardian] Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire

12:00 [The Hindu - News] Sein Win, force for press freedom in Myanmar, dies

12:00 [CNN] Kenya mall attackers chatted on cell phone, prayed between shootings

12:01 [Deutsche Welle] Deaths possible at refugee hunger strike in Berlin

12:01 [Fin24 News] Let's be sensible about e-tolling

12:02 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty urges Egypt to stop detaining Syrians

12:04 [Slate Magazine] Once Upon a One-Night Stand

12:04 [The Hindu - News] Britain opens nuclear market to China

12:06 [CNN] Dmitry Tursunov: Life in the tennis twilight zone

12:08 [Mother Jones] Blowing Up Asteroids: The Latest Excuse to Keep Nuclear Stockpiles? /files/images/motherjones_mininav/nuke-mininav225.jpg

12:08 [Mother Jones] Would GMO Labeling Jack Up Food Prices?

12:08 [Mother Jones] Obamacare Will Save Lives: Trying to Kill It Is Cruel, Stupid, and Deadly

12:08 [Mother Jones] Meet The Crafty Pranksters Behind The Viral "Carrie" Publicity Stunt

12:09 [Sydney Morning Herald] Blaze takes Golf pro's family home

12:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Real story behind Scottsboro Boys

12:12 [The Independent] New global index shows 30 million people worldwide living in ‘modern slavery’

12:13 [Telegraph] Badger cull in Gloucestershire widely misses target

12:13 [Telegraph] Beards are out and the clean shaven look is in, research suggests

12:13 [Telegraph] Teachers strike 'bad for pupils and parents', says David Laws

12:14 [Slashdot] Online Journalism Is Becoming a Billionaires' Plaything (Again)

12:18 [Reuters] Analysis: Washington becomes the biggest risk to the U.S. economy

12:18 [Reuters] Chemical weapons watchdog says confident on Syria deadlines

12:18 [Reuters] Greek protesters march on finance ministry with gifts of food

12:18 [The Hindu - News] Rahul hard sells food bill in poll-bound MP

12:19 [Voice of America] Security a Concern as Chemical Weapons Experts Work in Syria

12:21 [Deutsche Welle] Syria peace talks to go ahead in November

12:21 [straight] Your horoscope for October 17 to 23, 2013 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/astrology-bg_12.jpg

12:22 [The Hindu - News] Trip down music memory lane

12:22 [The Hindu - News] WHO agency says air pollution causes cancer

12:24 [The Hindu - News] Millions in modern-day slavery, half in India: Survey

12:26 [Guardian] British Gas hikes energy prices by 9.2%

12:26 [Guardian] Nick Clegg welcomes inquiry into scale of spy agency work in Britain

12:28 [The Independent] HMV launches new mobile app to kickstart digital strategy

12:28 [The Independent] Suicide truck bomber kills 15 in northern Iraq

12:28 [The Independent] Basildon Nurse 'asked worker to take her to Ikea' and 'mow her lawn'

12:29 [Telegraph] Rocket attack fear for flights to Egypt

12:29 [Telegraph] Animal activists free birds allegedly at estate used by Nick Clegg

12:32 [BBC: Health] Air pollution causes cancer - WHO

12:33 [BBC: Education] Work 'no longer a cure for poverty'

12:34 [Fin24 News] Shoprite repeals decision to fire strikers

12:35 [The Hindu - News] The party never ends

12:35 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Michael Bolton goes to Motown

12:35 [CNN: Entertainment] A face you're bound to know: Actor Ed Lauter dead at 74

12:36 [Deutsche Welle] Economic think tanks sharply reduce German growth forecast

12:37 [The Hindu - News] Mastering melody

12:41 [Deutsche Welle] India's dwindling Chinatown

12:41 [CNN] Getting to grips with Ferrari's F1 steering wheel

12:41 [CNN] Opinion: Five reasons America is still in trouble

12:42 [Reuters] More bombs explode in Myanmar; police arrest four suspects

12:45 [The Independent] Jim Armitage: British Gas bill hike makes Ed Miliband's price cap proposal look very appealing

12:45 [The Independent] Simon Read: The Government needs to get the big energy firms under control

12:45 [The Independent] Impurrfect vision: Images reveal the differences between cat and human eyesight

12:45 [CNN] India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria on slavery's list of shame

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Cyclone, flood toll rises to 38 in Odisha

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Lalu moves HC against conviction

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet clears market access policy for electronic equiment

12:52 [CNN] Car bomb in Northern Iraq kills 17; buildings collapse

12:52 [Spiegel] Maddie Disappearance: Parents Appeal to Germans for Clues

12:52 [Spiegel] Escaping North Korea: The Long Road to Freedom

12:55 [The Hindu - News] Puppet tales

12:55 [BBC: Technology] Windows 8.1 set for global release

12:56 [Deutsche Welle] Pope Francis meets with Archbishop Zollitsch over Bishop of Limburg scandal

12:57 [Guardian] US shutdown: Christine Lagarde calls for stability after debt crisis averted

12:58 [Global Voices] Arbitrary TV License Decision Undermines Hong Kong Freedom of Speech

12:59 [Telegraph] Gloria de Piero asks newspapers to stop searching for topless photos of her as teenager

12:59 [Telegraph] US default: Lagarde tells America to get its finances in order

13:00 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: William honours Andy Murray with OBE

13:00 [The Independent] Convicted killer escapes mental health unit

13:00 [The Independent] Home Office texts anti-racism campaigner and immigration caseworker 'go home' messages

13:01 [BBC: Technology] EE rapped over 'misleading' maps

13:01 [CNN] 3 reasons not to celebrate the shutdown deal

13:01 [zero hedge] China's Dagong Downgrades US To A- From A

13:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Breaking Bad stars in spin-off show

13:06 [Deutsche Welle] Britain opens nuclear market to Chinese investors

13:07 [Financial Times] US federal staff prepare to restart work

13:09 [Voice of America] VOA News: Security a Concern as Chemical Weapons Experts Work in Syria

13:11 [Guardian] Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation

13:11 [Guardian] British Gas raises energy prices by 9.2%

13:12 [Raw Story] China downgrades U.S. credit rating and accuses lawmakers of holding world hostage

13:12 [Raw Story] Syria says long-delayed peace talks could happen in November

13:12 [CNN] Kenya mall attackers talked on cell phone, prayed between shootings

13:12 [CNN: Money] Kaplan tutor union battle heats up

13:12 [Reuters] Ukraine's Tymoshenko should be free in a month: daughter

13:13 [The Hindu - News] Syria talks on Nov. 23-24:

13:17 [Raw Story] Nobel laureates urge Putin to drop ‘excessive charges’ against Greenpeace activists

13:17 [Telegraph] Young mother's suicide 'could have been prevented'

13:17 [Telegraph] Prince Harry demonstrates how to make a pass

13:17 [Telegraph] Not knowing what twerking is makes parents uncool, study finds

13:17 [Telegraph] Syria: date set for Geneva talks to end conflict

13:17 [The Independent] Video: Dinosaur skeleton goes on sale

13:17 [The Independent] Boris Johnson: UK should follow Hong Kong's airport expansion

13:17 [The Independent] BBC iPlayer takes more than half of UK's digital audience

13:17 [The Independent] New plans submitted to breed beagles for scientific testing in UK

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Radiant recitals

13:18 [CNN: Money] This just in: Congress votes to do its job

13:18 [CNN: Money] U.S. crisis is over - for now

13:18 [CNN: Money] The 2013 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs

13:18 [CNN: Money] International power women: Movers and newcomers

13:18 [CNN: Money] Teach for America's Wendy Kopp goes global

13:19 [NPR] Federal Workers Head Back To Work As Government Reopens

13:20 [Fin24 News] Davies: B-BBEE does not impoverish whites

13:21 [The Hindu - News] Syria talks on Nov. 23-24:

13:23 [Guardian] China will be allowed to buy UK nuclear power stations, George Osborne says

13:27 [Raw Story] Snowden leak: NSA deeply involved in drone strikes against terror suspects

13:27 [CNN] The world's most spectacular train stations

13:31 [Telegraph] Bosses admit they would discriminate against women not wearing make-up

13:31 [Telegraph] Tech headquarters around the world: in pictures

13:31 [Telegraph] Prisoner becomes first inmate to be given a CRASBO

13:31 [zero hedge] Buy The Tragicomedy, Sell The Soap Opera Season Finale

13:31 [zero hedge] Gold Celebrates America's Three Month Can Kicking, Soars

13:34 [The Independent] Video: 'Skinny' vet rescues sheepdog in North Wales

13:34 [The Independent] 'Grab a Kebab': Firefighters urge diners to 'stay safe with a takeaway' during strike action

13:34 [The Independent] Employers should raise lowest paid workers' wages to help tackle 'in-work poverty', says government watchdog

13:34 [CNN] Opinion: Jason Collins came out; NBA should let him play

13:36 [The Hindu - News] Raising his voice

13:37 [CNN] Abducted U.N. worker released in Syria after 8 months

13:37 [Voice of America] Anita Powell: Report: 30 Million People Enslaved Worldwide

13:40 [The Hindu - News] 32 Indian fishermen arrested

13:43 [New Internationalist] Australia and Papua New Guinea: near neighbours but worlds apart

13:43 [] Government Shutdown Ended, Austerity Drive Lives On /sites/

13:46 [Voice of America] Reuters: Chinese Rating Agency Cuts US Sovereign Credit Rating

13:46 [Financial Times] US federal staff prepare for return to work

13:47 [CNN: Politics] Obama: 'We now have an opportunity'

13:47 [CNN: Politics] Crisis diverted ... for now

13:47 [CNN: Politics] A new day: Obama signs law, shutdown over, government reopens

13:49 [CNN: Politics] The 5 most surprising provisions in the debt deal

13:49 [The Independent] Woman’s body found after midnight in the street in Rugby

13:49 [The Independent] Elmete Central School headteacher told to stop pupils smoking in playground

13:49 [The Independent] Russian scientists recover giant chunk of meteorite from bottom of lake

13:49 [The Independent] Army budget cuts have created a 'hostile recruiting environment'

13:49 [The Independent] Media should stop hunt for topless photos of me, says Labour's Gloria de Piero

13:50 [Fin24 News] Washington - the biggest risk to economy

13:52 [The Hindu - News] Merkel opens third round of coalition talks

13:52 [The Hindu - News] Abused, not amused

13:54 [CNET News] Verizon posts $2.23B profit, adds 1.1M wireless connections

13:54 [NPR] House Stenographer Snaps, Seizes Microphone In Bizarre Rant

13:54 [The Hindu - News] I am a techie

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Merkel opens third round of coalition talks

13:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reuters: Contractor Payments Surged Even As Officials Warned Obamacare Site Might Not Be Ready In Time

13:57 [Raw Story] U.S. borrowing rate falls a fraction on budget deal

13:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Conservative War on the GOP

13:58 [The Hindu - News] Witness to our apathy

13:58 [The Hindu - News] Touch of divinity

13:59 [Guardian] Shadow minister Gloria De Piero asks press to 'call off hunt' for topless photos

14:01 [Reuters] Russia says Iran nuclear talks were 'quite promising'

14:01 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: October 17

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Sagacity with sparkle

14:03 [Telegraph] Air pollution leading cause of cancer, WHO finds

14:03 [Telegraph] David Cameron: Motorists need to learn to deal with 'swarms' of cyclists

14:03 [Telegraph] Andy Murray late at Buckingham Palace for OBE after random drug test

14:04 [International Crisis Group] Anything But Politics: The State of Syria’s Political Opposition

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Call of characters

14:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: What to Expect During the Cease-Fire

14:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Government Shutdown Could Affect 2014, 2016 Elections

14:05 [Guardian] Crime figures fall to record low

14:05 [The Independent] English not the first language in 240 schools - with five primary schools having no native-speakers at all

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Giving form to feeling

14:06 [The Hindu - News] 32 Indian fishermen arrested

14:08 [Fin24 News] Surprise rise in SME employer numbers

14:10 [The Atlantic: International] The Most Dangerous Continent

14:10 [BBC: Technology] Bumper security update for Java

14:10 [CNET News] AOL dethrones Google at top of video-ad ranking

14:11 [zero hedge] Goldman Revenues Tumbles, FICC Craters Down 44%; EPS Beat As Compensation Slashed

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa urges PM to boycott Commonwealth Colombo meet

14:14 [Slashdot] NSA Director Keith Alexander Is Reportedly Stepping Down

14:14 [CNN] U.S. must shake addiction to debt -- or it will kill the recovery

14:14 [CNN] Swiss and Belgians shake up World Cup seedings

14:15 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai gangrape victim faints in court

14:15 [BBC: Technology] Samsung offers to end patent wars

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Hersh: Iran Nuclear Talks Continued In Geneva As Washington Debated The Budget

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Madeline Albright To Receive Military's Thayer Award For Service

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jonathan Schwarz: My Skin in the Game: How Ted Cruz and the Right Want to Help Cancer Kill Me, and Maybe You

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Federal Government Reopens As Furloughed Workers Return To Their Jobs

14:16 [] J O I N T S T A T E M E N T following the Geneve talks

14:17 [The Hindu - News] A friendly step for the elderly

14:17 [CNN: Travel] Forget room service -- order a bike

14:17 [Guardian] Best pictures of the day - live

14:19 [Slate Magazine] The Woman Who Screamed About Freemasons After the Debt Vote

14:20 [Financial Times] Troika sees €2bn fiscal gap in Greek budget

14:21 [] J O I N T S T A T E M E N T : following the Geneva talks

14:21 [CNN] Republicans got what they wanted

14:23 [Global Voices] Ecuadorian Women March in Defense of the Amazon

14:24 [BBC: Education] Digging deep on social mobility

14:25 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Star bra maker in search of seamstress

14:29 [The Hindu - News] Seamless show

14:29 [CNN: Money] Goldman Sachs posts big revenue drop

14:29 [CNN: Money] Social Security at 63: Worth retiring?

14:31 [The Hindu - News] Knowledge of Malayalam made compulsory for jobs

14:31 [zero hedge] Goldman Average Compensation Slides From $432K To "Only" $380K

14:32 [CNN: Entertainment] Actor Ed Lauter dead at 74

14:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carol Hartsell: Kimmel's 'Kids Table' Is Pretty Much The Best Political Talk Show Ever

14:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Craggs: World Reaction To U.S. Shutdown Deal: As US Avoids Debt Default

14:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Ann Coulter on the GOP

14:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Low: Having it All: The Absurdity of the False Choice Frame for Pensions

14:34 [CNN] Palestinians' Abbas invites Pope Francis to the Holy Land

14:34 [CNN] Girl accused of bullying teen before suicide has an alibi: her father

14:34 [Slate Magazine] Failure Is Underrated

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Unusual takes

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Centre of attraction

14:37 [The Hindu - News] SC directs CBI probe against Radia and others

14:37 [The Independent] In pictures: Boris Johnson in China

14:37 [The Independent] Badger cull in Gloucestershire falls short of target as Owen Paterson asks for extension

14:37 [The Independent] Morrissey autobiography: 12 astonishing revelations in explosive new memoir

14:39 [The Hindu - News] Bulgarian govt survives confidence vote

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Mili and melody

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Drink to your health

14:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: House Republicans Rally Around John Boehner Despite Political Embarrassment

14:42 [Guardian] Ofsted report on al-Madinah free school 'is devastating blow to Michael Gove'

14:43 [CNN: Politics] 4 key points of the deal

14:43 [] Washington Post Takes Govt's Lead on 'Kill List' Reporting /sites/

14:45 [CNN] NYC Halloween parade needs $500,000 or the show won't go on

14:45 [The Hindu - News] How to make…Rava biryani

14:45 [The Hindu - News] Call of the ancient

14:46 [Voice of America] Deadly Lao Airliner Crash Blamed on Bad Weather

14:46 [Deutsche Welle] CDU/CSU and SPD meet for third round of exploratory talks

14:47 [The Hindu - News] Rawal appeal

14:49 [Fox News] DR MANNY America's obsession with zombies is hurting society

14:49 [Fox News] OBAMACARE WOES Analysis: Most exchange site visitors not enrolling /i/redes/icon-video.gif

14:49 [Fox News] 'NOT A CRIME' Friend of teacher fired after Playboy photos cries foul

14:49 [Fox News] 'PAROCHIAL PORK' Budget fix nearly quadruples Ohio dam project funding

14:49 [Fox News] BACK IN BUSINESS...FOR NOW Gov't workers return, new clock starts /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

14:49 [Fox News] Booker defeats Lonegan in New Jersey's special Senate race, Democrats keep seat

14:49 [Fox News] Mass. vet's remains return from Korea 63 years later

14:49 [Fox News] Man may be forced to represent self in murder trial

14:49 [Fox News] Be 'moral people,' ex-Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers urges

14:49 [Fox News] 'Unconscious' Army Ranger salutes in ceremony

14:49 [Fox News] Holmes' lawyers want evidence in car thrown out

14:49 [Slate Magazine] How the Other Half Saves

14:49 [Slate Magazine] Pop’s Lamest Lyric

14:49 [Telegraph] How do you tell the difference between a cyclone, a hurricane and a typhoon?

14:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Republicans' Terrible, Terrible Press Coverage Continues

14:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yasmine Hafiz: Suzan Johnson Cook Resigning As Religious Freedom Ambassador

14:51 [Fin24 News] Shoprite strikers return to work

14:51 [The Hindu - News] My five: Jyothi C

14:52 [BBC: Technology] Adidas smartwatch has pulse sensor

14:53 [The Hindu - News] Notes from the East

14:53 [CNN: Living] Halloween, Martha Stewart style

14:54 [CNN] Opinion: Harry Reid: King of the Hill

14:54 [BBC: Technology] Windows 8.1 gets global release

14:54 [CNET News] Samsung proposes five-year moratorium on patent lawsuits

14:54 [CNET News] Verizon sold roughly 3.9M iPhones in third quarter

14:54 [Guardian] Former BBC boss Mark Thompson to face MPs over £100m DMI fiasco

14:55 [Reuters] Verizon Q3 earnings, revenue beat Wall Street estimates

14:55 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims fall less than expected

14:55 [Reuters] Suicide truck bomber targets Iraq minority, killing 15

14:58 [CNN: Health] WHO: Air pollution can cause cancer

14:58 [CNN: Health] Why you shouldn't go to work sick

14:58 [CNN: Health] Couple loses 538 lbs after ER scare

14:59 [NPR] Thursday Morning Political Mix

14:59 [The Hindu - News] Coal scam: CBI may question Odisha CM

14:59 [The Hindu - News] And what a show it was…

14:59 [The Hindu - News] The Nity Gritty

15:00 [Slashdot] Windows 8.1 Rolls Out Today

15:01 [Reuters] Verizon third quarter earnings, revenue beat Wall Street estimates

15:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lila Shapiro: State Denying Same-Sex Couple's Name Change Could Be Just 'Tip Of The Iceberg'

15:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sara Gates: More Than 29 Million People Live As Slaves, According To New Report

15:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Cesar Vargas: 'Bipartisan' Task Force Wrong on Deportations

15:02 [zero hedge] "Idiotic" Initial Claims "Rise Above" As Made Up California Numbers Continue Trickling In

15:02 [Voice of America] US Government Shutdown Ends

15:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: NSA, CIA Collaborating On Drone Strikes: Report

15:03 [The Hindu - News] Riding the waves

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Light from the shadows

15:06 [Guardian] Ofsted report on Al-Madinah free school 'is devastating blow to Gove'

15:06 [Deutsche Welle] Angola ends partnership with Portugal

15:06 [Deutsche Welle] 'It was like going to visit the enemy'

15:07 [CNN] Air pollution causes cancer, world health authority says

15:07 [Raw Story] Nodaway County prosecutor asks judge to appoint special prosecutor in Missouri rape case

15:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Transformers director attacked in HK

15:09 [The Independent] A quarter of students will catch an STI in their first year

15:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Rachel Maddow Sums Up The Shutdown In One Incredible Graphic

15:12 [The Hindu - News] Security a concern for weapons inspectors in Syria

15:12 [The Hindu - News] The accidental actor

15:13 [CNN: Money] Blackstone earnings: Slight miss

15:13 [CNN] NYC Halloween parade needs $50,000 or the show won't go on

15:14 [The Hindu - News] ‘Plea for removal of NHRC chief Balakrishnan a serious issue’

15:14 [The Hindu - News] Sting in the tale

15:14 [Reuters] Syrian deputy PM says peace conference planned November 23-24

15:14 [NPR] Lao Airliner Crash That Killed 49 Caused By Bad Weather

15:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elliott Negin: Obama's Upside-Down Nuclear Weapons Policy

15:18 [Truthout] Empire Under Obama: Barack Obama's Global Terror Campaign

15:18 [CNET News] IBM seeks to marry biological and artificial computing

15:20 [The Hindu - News] Thinking with sounds

15:20 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims fall but computer glitches weigh

15:21 [The Nation] Comix Nation

15:21 [Disinformation] The U.S. Army’s Guide To Terrorist Branding

15:21 [Telegraph] What happens when you flush a plane loo?

15:21 [Telegraph] David Cameron: British Gas customers should switch supplier following price hike

15:21 [Telegraph] Ash cloud covers Sydney as fires rage

15:21 [Telegraph] Australia bushfires: smoke and ash from wildfires blankets the Sydney skyline

15:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Why Elizabeth Warren Is 'NOT Celebrating' The End Of The Government Shutdown

15:24 [The Independent] Britain faces higher risk of blackouts over next five years as power plants shut down

15:26 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Unfit to govern

15:28 [The Hindu - News] As good as it gets

15:30 [The Hindu - News] Centre to build godowns under MNREGA to roll out food law

15:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Tirman: War's Violence and Why It Matters

15:32 [Raw Story] Maddow to Republicans: Your ‘brilliant plan’ got you nothing, so now what?

15:32 [Raw Story] ‘Fox & Friends’ suggests House stenographer targeted for bringing ‘message from God’

15:32 [zero hedge] Gartman October 15: "Gold Is Acting Crappy... Looks Weak... Looks Awful"

15:32 [zero hedge] Overnight Repo Rates Dip, Remain Elevated

15:32 [The Hindu - News] Role call

15:32 [Guardian] Prince William honours Andy Murray with OBE at his first investiture

15:33 [Truthout] Monumental Government

15:34 [The Hindu - News] Vishwanath (1978)

15:35 [CNN] Has the mystery of the Yeti finally been solved?

15:36 [The Hindu - News] Vishwanath (1978)

15:36 [Deutsche Welle] Microsoft releases Windows 8 upgrade to appease users

15:38 [The Hindu - News] The universe and you

15:38 [The Hindu - News] Security beefed up for Modi’s Chennai visit

15:40 [CNN: Money] 70K federal workers filed for unemployment

15:40 [CNN: Money] Windows 8.1's changes improve it

15:40 [The Independent] Amnesty urges Iran to halt second attempt to execute man who 'survived hanging'

15:40 [The Independent] Madeleine McCann: 500 calls received after appeal on German TV

15:40 [The Independent] City ‘scourge’ warns UK over resisting cap on bankers’ bonuses

15:40 [The Independent] BSkyB smashes five million broadband barrier

15:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] Osborne agrees to China nuclear deal

15:42 [msnbc: politics] GOP takes biggest hits from Washington standoff

15:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hunter Stuart: Case Of Students Sent Home For Wearing Flag T-Shirts On Cinco De Mayo Could Go To Court

15:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Scherker: Are These Quotes From An Alien Invasion Movie, Or From A Republican Describing Obamacare?

15:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] Google's Ngram Viewer Goes Wild

15:43 [] Afghan Families Want Accountability, Not Apologies /sites/

15:44 [Fox News] Sky News Arabia crew missing in Syria

15:44 [Fox News] Syrian official says Geneva peace talks set for Nov.

15:44 [Fox News] Elderly rape victim tells convicted attacker: 'Rot in hell'

15:44 [Fox News] Motorcyclist arrested for going 140 mph tells cops he needed bathroom break

15:44 [Fox News] 2 convicted killers mistakenly freed from Fla. prison

15:44 [Fox News] Detroit's bats break out as Tigers even ALCS- Home runs help Dodgers stay alive in NLCS

15:46 [The Hindu - News] A warm coming together

15:48 [CNET News] Get a Turtle Shell rugged Bluetooth speaker for $79.95 shipped

15:49 [NPR] Man Survives Botched Hanging; Iran Vows To Try Again

15:50 [Voice of America] Chemical Weapons Experts in Syria Have Security Fears

15:50 [The Hindu - News] The Insider

15:50 [The Hindu - News] On the tiger trail

15:52 [Raw Story] GOP candidate insists he is not a hypocrite for having kids use Medicaid program he opposes

15:52 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz *Is* The New Republican Party

15:52 [Raw Story] U.S. Navy warship rescues 128 Somali migrants on inflatable raft

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Lure of the loom

15:52 [The Hindu - News] A golden chance

15:53 [CNN] Opinion: Fit mom brings out the bullies

15:54 [Slashdot] VirtualBox 4.3 Comes With New Multi-Touch Support, Virtual Cam and More

15:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Fertility Clinics Help More Gay Couples Have Kids

15:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ana Benedetti: Immigrant Rights Activists In Portland Focus On Prisons

15:57 [The Independent] Hibu’s under-fire chief is set to step down

15:57 [The Independent] Kenya shopping mall attack: Chilling new footage from inside Westgate shows terrorists casually gunning down innocent shoppers

15:57 [The Independent] Crackdown in China hits Rémy and Diageo

15:57 [Raw Story] World Health Organization: Outdoor air pollution a leading cause of cancer

15:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Alarming Mistakes Police Made After the Boston Bombing

15:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Paranoid Style Of American Stenography

15:58 [Global Voices] Increasing Self-Employment Reveals Gender Tensions in Cuba

15:59 [CNN: Money] Dow dragged down by IBM and Goldman

16:01 [Fin24 News] IP bill could scare off investors - Sacci

16:01 [Disinformation] The Case Against Microwaves

16:02 [zero hedge] Kiss Tapering Goodbye

16:03 [The Hindu - News] Russia proposes nuclear deal with Iran

16:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Anthony Weiner: 'I'm Just An Empty, Soulless Vessel'

16:04 [CNN] The weirdest things recently found on Mars

16:04 [CNN] Australia bush fires menace New South Wales homes

16:04 [CNN] Death toll climbs to 161 in Philippines earthquake

16:04 [Slate Magazine] DoubleX Gabfest: The Stop Binge Drinking Edition

16:06 [CNET News] Windows 8.1 app updates: Facebook and more

16:07 [Raw Story] Cruz stages photo op outside Capitol greeting visitors after government reopens

16:07 [CNN] Hits and misses of the Steve Ballmer era at Microsoft

16:07 [Fin24 News] SA still attractive to foreign investors

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Creamer: Why Did the GOP Miscalculate So Badly in Shutdown Battle?

16:09 [Truthout] Rust Never Sleeps

16:10 [Telegraph] The riddle of the yeti may have finally been solved

16:10 [Topix Activism News] Commonwealth must stop Sri Lanka stifling human rights efforts

16:11 [Campaign For Liberty] Congress reopens government, suspends debt ceiling, fails to address fiscal reality

16:12 [OpEdNews] Hersh Says bin Laden Kill Story "One Big Lie"

16:12 [The Independent] Ex-British Gas boss Bentley lands top job at C&W Comms

16:14 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for October 17, 2013

16:14 [] Democracy Now!: Rep. John Conyers Pushes For a "Full Employment" Bill As Congress Votes to End Shutdown

16:14 [] Democracy Now!: FBI Urged to Reopen Probe Into 1985 Assassination of Arab-American Leader Alex Odeh in California

16:14 [] Democracy Now!: Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the National Security Agency 40 Years Ago

16:16 [Voice of America] Reuters: Abbas Meets Pope, Invites Him to Visit Holy Land

16:17 [Raw Story] Rats react to Oreo cookies the same way they react to cocaine and morphine: research

16:17 [CNN: Money] What debt crisis? Rally to resume

16:18 [CNET News] Trying to get pregnant? Fertility, fitness apps team up to help

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Latino Cops Demand Resignation Over Slur

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Joe Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers At EPA

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Jay Rockefeller: Ending the Federal Government Shutdown and Avoiding Default... for Now

16:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: Over A Third Of Our Oil Is From Foreign Sources. This Is What It Looks Like When They Cut Us Off.

16:20 [CNN: Crime] Could charges be refiled in rape case?

16:20 [CNN: Crime] 2nd arrest in teen's abduction

16:20 [CNN: Crime] Cop's 'bias' to blame in killing?

16:20 [CNN: Crime] Ex-Holy Cross basketball player accuses coach of abuse in lawsuit

16:20 [CNN: Crime] Man accused of raping woman during 3-month captivity

16:20 [CNN: Crime] Two Georgia students face charges in alleged sex act at cafeteria

16:20 [CNN: Crime] U.S. allows agent to write 'Fast and Furious' book

16:25 [Guardian] New EU rules to curb transfer of data to US after Edward Snowden revelations

16:25 [Guardian] Badgers did not move goalposts, say cull experts

16:25 [Guardian] Banksy gives Ronald McDonald's clown shoes a shine

16:26 [Telegraph] Labour more left-wing and Tories more right-wing, voters believe

16:26 [Telegraph] Music makes exercise easier, researchers find

16:26 [Telegraph] British designer creates dress made of chocolate

16:26 [Telegraph] French teenagers barricade schools in protest over expulsion of Roma girl

16:26 [Telegraph] Controversy over new Polish film lampooning Hitler

16:27 [Raw Story] Former S.C. Republican official: ‘Transsexuals are sick freaks’ who should be ‘put in camps’

16:27 [The Independent] University pay gap yawns: Top staff paid up to 19 times more than junior staff

16:27 [The Independent] Michael Bay attacked on Transformers 4 set in Hong Kong

16:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government (VIDEO)

16:29 [Global Voices] Here's An Effective Way To Change Bangladesh: Community Building Via Facebook Group

16:30 [Truthout] Pantomime

16:30 [Slashdot] Saturn In All Its Glory

16:31 [Guardian] Social mobility tsar says work is no longer clear route out of poverty

16:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mattea Kramer: What Was 'Essential' and What Wasn't

16:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Gordon: Who's Kidding Who?

16:32 [Raw Story] Scientists surprised by ‘sophistication’ of 520-million-year-old extinct marine animal’s brain

16:32 [Raw Story] Emerging right-wing theme: Obama planned shutdown with Valerie Jarrett as trap for Republicans

16:32 [zero hedge] Bloomberg Consumer Confidence Shows Americans Most Pessimistic About Economy Since 2011

16:32 [zero hedge] Why Do We Continue to Let Academics Dictate the Economy?

16:34 [Voice of America] Reuters: 'Transformers 4' Director Attacked on Hong Kong Set

16:34 [Slate Magazine] The Word E-Book Should Be Replaced With CodeX

16:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lance Simmens: Amateur Hour

16:38 [Financial Times] US government returns to work

16:39 [The Hindu - News] Eminent social activist Sarojini Varadappan passes away

16:40 [The Atlantic: International] What Happened to Iraq?

16:42 [Raw Story] Neil deGrasse Tyson: Creationism is fine ‘as long as you don’t confuse it with actual science’

16:42 [Raw Story] Mumbai gang-rape victim collapses in court while testifying against her attackers

16:42 [CNET News] LG G Pad 8.3 comes to BestBuy for $300 Nov 3

16:42 [OpEdNews] The Grand Sell Out

16:43 [Guardian] UN rapporteur Christof Heyns condemns use of drone strikes

16:43 [CBC: politics] Supreme Court will hear Sask. labour law appeal

16:44 [CBC: politics] Smaller Sea King replacements would mean big changes to navy

16:44 [CBC: politics] This throne speech won’t succeed in changing the channel: Greg Weston

16:44 [NPR] Economists: Shutdown Will Shave Half-Percent From Quarterly GDP

16:45 [Truthout] How US Pressure Bends UN Agencies

16:45 [Truthout] What Was "Essential" and What Wasn't: The Government Shutdown in Perspective

16:46 [Deutsche Welle] Ukraine's Yanukovych 'ready to let Tymoshenko travel'

16:46 [Deutsche Welle] DW survey: Russians want limits on migration

16:47 [OpEdNews] Jesus in Jewish Art: The Missing Pieces

16:48 [CBC: politics] House resumes with NDP targeting secret committees

16:50 [The Hindu - News] Priyanka, Rahul equally important: Bihar Congress chief

16:50 [The Hindu - News] Rahul hard-sells food bill in poll-bound MP

16:50 [CNN] Can you solve the mystery of Nico Rosberg's missing helmet?

16:53 [CNN] Arkansas bus hijacking: Knife-wielding man detained; kids safe

16:53 [CNET News] Nokia eyes possible smartwatch launch, patent application suggests

16:53 [CNET News] Global Samsung Galaxy S4 gets official Android 4.3 update

16:53 [The Onion] American Voices: Moose Dying Off Across North America

16:53 [Fin24 News] Now Airlink takes on SA Express Routes

16:56 [Telegraph] Outrage in China over £1.5bn plans for Mao's birthday

16:56 [Deutsche Welle] German SPD leaders favor coalition with Merkel

16:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Engelhardt: The Walking Dead: A Congressional Disaster Movie

16:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Astore: Uncle Sam Wants You, Stars of Stage and Screen and the Sporting World

16:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] Kids Explain the Government Shutdown: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:59 [The Independent] A gloomy maths lesson: Parents face £1.2bn childcare bill over teachers' strike, says charity

17:01 [CNN] Attorney: 'Unconscious bias' led to North Carolina police shooting

17:01 [CNN] 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Why DiCaprio would make a good Christian

17:01 [Guardian] José Mourinho interview: I want players who are made in Chelsea

17:01 [Disinformation] Head to Head with Charles Bukowski

17:02 [zero hedge] It's Always Funny In Philadephia: Philly Fed Optimism Soars To Second Highest Ever

17:02 [zero hedge] Obama Victory Lap Tour: Day One - Live Webcast

17:03 [Slashdot] Ubuntu, Kubuntu 13.10 Unleashed

17:03 [Financial Times] Venezuela devaluation seen as on cards

17:04 [Voice of America] Report: 30 Million Affected by Modern Slavery

17:04 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Andy Murray on receiving OBE

17:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Leonardo DiCaprio good for 'Fifty Shades?'

17:06 [Truthout] Rep. John Conyers Pushes for a "Full Employment" Bill as Congress Votes to End Shutdown

17:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jane Janeczko: Women Barred From Lhota Visit To Brooklyn Synagogue

17:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert J. Elisberg: You Can Breathe Now: The Real Lesson Learned

17:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: John McCain: 'I Guarantee' Government Won't Shut Down Again

17:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: States Enact Laws To Stock Epinephrine At Schools

17:06 [BBC: Entertainment] Ex-BBC man guilty of sex attacks

17:08 [CBC: politics] Information watchdog warns of 'deterioration' in access laws

17:09 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for October 17, 2013 /files/StillAtWar1017-630.jpg

17:12 [Raw Story] ‘Transformers’ director Michael Bay attacked in Hong Kong by mobsters demanding pay for filming

17:12 [CNN: Politics] Back to work: Obama signs law, shutdown over, government reopens

17:12 [Telegraph] Federal employees head back to work as shutdown ends

17:12 [zero hedge] Fonzie Or Ponzi? One Theory On The Limits To Government Debt

17:12 [OpEdNews] Falling on Their Sword, Repubs. Concede The Obvious

17:14 [Voice of America] Two More Bombings Kill 1, Wound 6 in Burma

17:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Belafonte takes MLK heirs to court

17:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Ke$ha's crotch got electrocuted on stage

17:15 [The Independent] Andy Murray receives OBE at Prince William’s first palace honours ceremony – but almost has ‘special day’ ruined by unexpected early visit

17:15 [Fox News] CRISIS NOT AVERTED?Deal ends gov't slimdown, but leaves future uncertain /i/redes/icon-mouse.gif

17:15 [Fox News] OLD GLORY BATTLE Court to consider school's Cinco de Mayo US flag ban

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ross Luippold: Jimmy Kimmel Confuses Pedestrians About Obamacare And The Shutdown Once Again

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Tepper Marlin: Ted Cruz Deserves Award for Service to Democrats

17:17 [CNN] Obama: Shutdown "inflicted completely unnecessary damage"

17:19 [CNET News] Got Windows 8.1 questions? Microsoft wants to answer them on Reddit

17:19 [Guardian] US government shutdown ends as federal employees return to work – live

17:20 [CNN: Money] The crisis that a deal averted

17:21 [Truthout] Rachel Maddow: All Those Stunts, and Yet GOP Comes Up Empty

17:22 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Kramer and Comerford, Shutting Down Americans

17:23 [Spiegel] Sales Over Safety: Medical Device Makers Battle Tougher EU Laws

17:24 [Fin24 News] SA’s GDP growth likely to stay at 2.0%

17:24 [NPR] 10 Takeaways From The Fiscal Fight

17:26 [Reuters] Analysis: U.S. 'soft power' takes a hit over government shutdown

17:28 [Telegraph] Elderly could bankrupt welfare state, claims mobility tsar Alan Milburn

17:28 [Telegraph] Flights to New York from £149

17:28 [The Atlantic: Politics] How America Has Paid for Republican Nihilism

17:30 [The Independent] In pictures: Fukuppy and other Japanese mascots

17:30 [The Independent] Killer spiders on the loose! (or not really) - a guide to the really quite harmless False Widow

17:30 [Slashdot] Yeti Bears Up Under Scrutiny

17:31 [Deutsche Welle] Exhausted Spain seeks to turn back the clock

17:32 [zero hedge] Buy The Rumor, Buy The News: Dollar Pummeled On "Kick The Can Day", Bonds, Stocks Soar

17:32 [BBC: Entertainment] Glee 'confirmed to end next series'

17:32 [Voice of America] US Economists: Billions Lost in Government Shutdown

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: The Whitstable Times, British Newspaper, Slammed For 'Homosexual Sinners' Headline

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Orrin Hatch: Heritage 'In Danger Of Losing Its Clout And Its Power'

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Sheridan: 'It's Sequestration, Stupid'

17:34 [CNN] President calls for new approach after shutdown

17:35 [CNN] Five stories you might have missed as the debt ceiling loomed

17:35 [The Atlantic: National] Wednesday Potpourri: Norms, Place Names, Republican Air Force, Omidyar

17:36 [Voice of America] Obama: "No Winners" in Budget Deal

17:38 [CNN] California apartment fire injures 4 Thursday

17:39 [Mother Jones] The Conservative Fundraising Racket, Part 674

17:40 [Guardian] President Obama speaks as shutdown ends: 'This town has to change' – live

17:42 [Reuters: politics] After fiscal crisis, Obama calls for talks on budget, immigration, farm bill

17:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Louis Klarevas: Guns Don't Kill People, Dogs Kill People

17:43 [CNN: Money] Verizon: Apple has an iPhone supply problem

17:44 [Telegraph] US debt: Obama says shutdown has damaged America's credibility

17:44 [Telegraph] David Cameron defends free schools policy following Muslim free school's damning Ofsted report

17:44 [Telegraph] The White Queen is to make a comeback

17:44 [Telegraph] Madrid's buskers to face X-Factor-style audition

17:44 [Telegraph] Secrets of the Elysée kitchen disclosed by head chef

17:44 [Telegraph] Czech president says smoking is fine after 27 years old

17:44 [Telegraph] Sporty Royals: members of the Royal Family take part in sporting activities

17:44 [NPR] Obama Calls For Budget, Immigration Reform By Year's End

17:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama: Shutdown Damaged U.S. Economy

17:46 [The Independent] Philippines quake: Rescuers clear roads and debris as death toll hits 158

17:46 [The Independent] Michael Gove under pressure to tighten monitoring as Al-Madinah free school is labelled as 'dysfunctional'

17:47 [Raw Story] Watch heckler call Sarah Palin an idiot as she decries use of vets as political pawns

17:47 [Raw Story] Thousands of French students take to the streets to protest against deportations

17:47 [Truthdig] U.S. Nuclear Closures Could Raise Emissions

17:47 [Truthdig] Tony Blair’s Selfie: An Emblem of the Iraq War

17:47 [Truthdig] Teachers

17:47 [Truthdig] Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

17:51 [CNN: Health] Please don't go to work sick

17:51 [CNN: Health] Obamacare web site glitches

17:51 [Deutsche Welle] French pupils protest over schoolmate deportations

17:53 [Slashdot] NVIDIA Demos "Digital Ira" With Faceworks On Next-Gen SoC, Under Ubuntu

17:54 [] Eavesdropping Chief Keith Alexander Stepping Down from NSA /sites/

17:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Gongloff: 4 Ways The Shutdown Deal Helps The Tea Party, Hurts Everyone Else

17:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William J. Furney: The Cost of a Lie: Half a Million Dead in Iraq

17:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arin Greenwood: The Panda Cam Is Back, And Happiness Returns To The Universe

17:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: Climate Scientist Campaigns Against Ken Cuccinelli In Virginia Governor's Race

17:55 [CNET News] Twitter eyes dedicated direct-messaging app -- report

17:55 [CNN: Crime] Help find escaped murderers

17:55 [CNN: Crime] Police: Knife-wielding man held after Arkansas bus hijacking, chase

17:55 [CNN: Crime] Grand jury doesn't indict officers for shooting man in driveway

17:55 [CNN: Crime] Girl accused of bullying teen before suicide has alibi: her father

17:56 [Big Think] Adventures in Experimental Philosophy: Training Your Brain to Innovate

17:57 [Raw Story] Cuccinelli supporter who said U.S. was like Nazi Germany hilariously stumbles through TV interview

17:57 [Raw Story] GOP candidate for NJ Senate: ‘Get your gun’ if my opponent knocks on your door

17:57 [CNN] Fighting in Tunisia kills two

17:58 [straight] News for Youse: Greenpeace ends protest, Panama Maru centenary, and U.S. doesn't go into default /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Greenpeace.jpg

18:00 [Telegraph] Ralph Miliband wanted to destroy Britain's institutions and turn country into a Communist state

18:00 [Telegraph] Yulia Tymoshenko 'will be allowed to go abroad for treatment'

18:00 [Telegraph] Teenagers flocking back to traditional GCSEs and A-levels

18:00 [Telegraph] French weather reports to rely on British forecaster

18:01 [zero hedge] Ten Things to Expect from Obamacare in 2014

18:01 [zero hedge] Paying the Piper: The Cost of the Government Closure

18:01 [zero hedge] Panic Buying Sends S&P Above Record Closing High

18:01 [Disinformation] Deal Done But War Goes On: No Winners, Only Losers //

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Michele Bachmann: Government Reopening Is 'A Very Sad Day'

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: Obama To House On Immigration: If You Have Ideas, 'Let's Hear Them'

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Cory Booker Celebrates Senate Win: I'm A 'Scrapper'

18:02 [straight] Halloween Video Countdown Day 17: Gesaffelstein /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/gesaffelstein.jpg

18:02 [Raw Story] Obama: Shutdown encouraged our enemies and emboldened our competitors

18:02 [Raw Story] Geneticist: Mythical yeti ‘could be descended from ancient polar bear’

18:02 [The Independent] No strings attached: Birmingham extends unconditional offers to lure high-flyers

18:02 [The Independent] Video: Paraguay couple marry after 40-year engagement

18:02 [The Independent] The PM as MP: David Cameron meets young man in his constituency at sharp end of care cuts

18:02 [The Independent] Obama slams 'brinksmanship' which led to US shutdown and says public is 'completely fed up with Washington'

18:05 [Slate Magazine] Radical Republicans

18:05 [Slate Magazine] Let Your Kids Have Imaginary Friends

18:06 [CNN] Saddam Hussein Fast Facts

18:07 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Toilet-themed restaurant opens in LA

18:09 [Slashdot] Volvo Developing Nano-Battery Tech Built Into Car Body Panels

18:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jim Moret: Congress Kicks the Can, Again

18:11 [The Nation] That Time When DC Stopped Funding Domestic Violence Shelters While Both Congressional Gyms Stayed Open

18:12 [Truthdig] Half of U.S. Public School Students Living in Poverty, Study Finds

18:12 [Truthdig] Robbery Victim Finds Good Use for the NSA

18:13 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: James Gandolfini's final film

18:13 [Spiegel] The Exception: How Denmark Saved Its Jews from the Nazis

18:13 [Spiegel] 'Pseudo-Art': Russian Ambassador Slams Wartime Rape Sculpture

18:13 [CNN] Robert Gates Fast Facts

18:14 [NPR] Pucker Up, America: Beers Are Going Sour

18:16 [Voice of America] VOA News: Obama: 'No Winners' in Budget Deal

18:17 [CNET News] Yetis are real? Geneticist offers a plausible explanation

18:18 [Fox News] Viral star on road to recovery

18:18 [Fox News] Math whiz: perfect pie formula

18:18 [Fox News] OK to ask out flight crew?

18:18 [Fox News] Kim not star worthy

18:18 [Fox News] 5G phones coming soon(ish)

18:18 [Fox News] 'Do not ride' this bike

18:18 [Fox News] Jolie's breast surgeon speaks

18:18 [Fox News] Four eyes,spider brain

18:18 [Fox News] Uncle Si a viral sensation?

18:18 [Fox News] Huge meteor found in lake

18:18 [Fox News] Heigl out, Lively in for flick

18:18 [The Independent] The Government shutdown is over - but will the GOP learn its lesson?

18:19 [Financial Times] CDU and SPD to talk on ‘grand coalition’

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Medea Benjamin: It's Time to Put an End to Israel's 'Don't Ask-Don't Tell' Nuclear Policy

18:24 [Truthout] Economic Update: Uneven Development, Part 2

18:24 [CNET News] Anthony Weiner: I'd probably be mayor if it wasn't for the Web

18:24 [Voice of America] Iranian Convict Faces Second Hanging

18:24 [NPR] Post Shutdown: Americans Reassessing Govt. Role

18:24 [NPR] Regional Roundtable: News From Outside The Beltway

18:24 [NPR] Federal Employees Return To Work

18:24 [NPR] A Photographer Turns Her Lens On Men Who Cat-Call

18:25 [Slate Magazine] Don’t Be a Creep

18:25 [Reuters: politics] Crisis averted, Obama says Americans 'completely fed up' with Washington

18:25 [Reuters: politics] Republican ad stirs 70s crime fears in NYC mayoral race

18:26 [Big Think] Don't Use Up All Your Energy Multitasking

18:28 [CNN: Politics] Back to work: Obama signs law, government reopens

18:28 [CNN: Politics] Why is this man smiling? 15 winners and losers from the shutdown crisis

18:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elizabeth Plank: Why We Love Angry Men, But Hate Impassioned Women

18:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Here's How Much Congress Got Paid During The Shutdown

18:31 [Spiegel] Moving Ahead: Party Leaders Agree to Start Coalition Talks

18:31 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: Entitlement Nation, Now And Forever

18:31 [CNN] Why is this man smiling? Winners and losers from the shutdown crisis

18:31 [CBC: politics] Toronto man charged after PMO lockdown in Ottawa

18:32 [Telegraph] Kenya mall attacks: chilling new video emerges

18:32 [Telegraph] Plebgate: Police had 'every intention' of forcing Andrew Mitchell to resign, Nick Clegg says

18:32 [Telegraph] India's PM may not attend Commonwealth summit over Sri Lanka human rights concerns

18:32 [Telegraph] Weather girl warns off 'pathetic' burglars on Twitter

18:32 [Telegraph] Coalition minister believes it is 'quite sexist' to think MPs should give up their seat

18:32 [Telegraph] Briton held in Goa over record drugs bust

18:33 [The Independent] Microchips and drones: Kenyan conservationists' high-tech fight against poachers

18:33 [The Independent] Man in 'V for Vendetta' mask stalking students in Canterbury

18:34 [Mother Jones] The Republican Defeat in the Budget Deal Was Complete and Total /files/blog_dead_elephant.jpg

18:34 [Fin24 News] JSE edges to record high

18:34 [Voice of America] Lao Plane Crash Kills 49; Bad Weather Blamed

18:35 [The Atlantic: National] If You Are in D.C. This Afternoon: 'How Washington Really Works'

18:36 [Deutsche Welle] Israeli concerns linger after Iran nuclear talks

18:37 [CNN] Michael Bay assaulted while making 'Transformers 4' in Hong Kong

18:38 [CNN: Money] Wal-Mart moms vent disgust on politics

18:42 [CNN] Syrian official: Talks in Geneva by year's end

18:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] This Robot Barista Promises a Perfect Cup of Coffee

18:44 [Global Voices] After a Fatal Car Crash, Tajik President is Told to “Get His House in Order”

18:44 [CNN] Obama wants new approach after shutdown

18:45 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Federal government back in business

18:45 [CNN: Politics] A deal, but this year's been a legislative dud for Obama

18:45 [CNN: Politics] Obama: No winners

18:45 [Reuters] Russia, U.S. deny date set for Syria peace conference

18:45 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Mediterranean cemetary claims migrants hoping to reach Europe /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/migrants.jpg

18:46 [Deutsche Welle] High-tech memo to Europe: innovate or stagnate in the digital economy

18:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anna Maria Chavez: Women Take the Lead on the World's Biggest Stage

18:48 [Guardian] Sri Lanka says men accused of killing Khuram Shaikh will face trial in weeks

18:49 [Slashdot] Capturing the Flag, SQLi-Style

18:49 [The Independent] Halloween 2013: Our Halloween Playlist

18:50 [BBC: Education] Why did it go wrong at Al-Madinah?

18:50 [CNN: Money] American Airlines reports record profit

18:51 [Spiegel] Picture This: Yellow Haze

18:51 [Spiegel] Organized Crime: Moscow�Protests�Spark Crackdown on Markets

18:51 [] Russia: Taxi Drivers Force Migrants from Their Profession

18:52 [OpEdNews] Uncontrollable Boehner and the Bait and Switch Index

18:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mobile roaming charges set to fall

18:54 [Guardian] Obama admits 'there are no winners' after signing deal to end federal shutdown

18:54 [Fin24 News] DA to keep pushing for youth wage subsidy

18:56 [Big Think] What Does the Second Internet Revolution Look Like?

18:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Steve King Votes To Continue Government Shutdown: 'Keep This Thing Going'

18:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] Sensitive Tea Partiers Need to Stop Taking Criticism So Personally

18:58 [straight] Caption the Political Photo: Stephen Harper and David Johnston at the throne speech /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/20131016_mdp_04_0-saywhat.jpg

19:00 [Slashdot] Researchers Show Apple Can Read iMessages

19:00 [Guardian] Obama admits 'there are no winners here' after signing deal to end federal shutdown

19:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin M. Gallagher: Anti-Establishment Journalist Has Spent 400 Days in Jail

19:01 [] Baku and Washington Lock Horns in Post-Election Face-Off

19:01 [Disinformation] NSA Director Stepping Down To Spend More Time With His Family, Or Your Emails

19:02 [Raw Story] Conservative Kansas officials want the word ‘progressive’ dropped from state school slogan

19:02 [Raw Story] How much money from NFL’s pink merchandise actually goes to cancer research?

19:02 [Raw Story] Don’t rule out the Democrats winning back the House in 2014

19:02 [Raw Story] Steve King: We shut down government to ‘unleash human nature’

19:02 [Voice of America] US Economists: Billions Lost in Government Shutdown

19:02 [Truthdig] Rep. Conyers Pushes for ‘Full Employment’ Bill

19:02 [CNET News] Verizon scraps JV with cable for integrated home, wireless services

19:02 [CNET News] Nokia boasts that its phones, um, never break

19:03 [Reuters] Obama: Italy moving in right direction with its reforms

19:03 [Reuters] 'Obamacare' helpers frustrated as tech problems stall enrollment

19:04 [Mother Jones] How Likely is a Budget Deal Later This Year? /files/blog_lee_grant_appomattox.jpg

19:04 [Mother Jones] GOP Picks Anti-Food Stamp Crusader to Determine Future of Food Stamps

19:04 [Telegraph] Beijing to impose odd-even car ban during heavy pollution

19:04 [Telegraph] Sketch: The sad decline of Her Majesty's Green Benchers

19:05 [The Independent] Chris Stringer: Skull 5 team proposes a radical rethink, but there are doubts to be overcome

19:05 [The Independent] ‘Drop piracy charges against Greenpeace activists’ Nobel laureates implore Russia's President Putin

19:05 [The Independent] Lech Walesa: ‘You could write a criminal story, a romance story and an adventure story of my life...’

19:09 [The Hindu - News] NSA surveillance supported drone strikes, says report

19:09 [New Internationalist] As the cuts bite, why bother with the global South?

19:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: Shutdown Deal Gives Federal Workers First Raise In 3 Years, Unless Congress Changes Its Mind

19:11 [Deutsche Welle] Harare hosts anti-drug trafficking conference

19:13 [OpEdNews] Hillary Clinton: Joe Biden Wouldn't Have Done the Bin Laden Raid

19:13 [The Hindu - News] A Braveheart never dies

19:13 [Slashdot] A Thermoelectric Bracelet To Maintain a Comfortable Body Temperature

19:13 [CNN: Politics] For Senate leaders, bitter history yields to dealmaking

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Deputy NSA questions U.S. control over critical Net resources

19:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yasmine Hafiz: Dianne Reidy's Bible: House Stenographer Preaches About Freemasons, God, And Jesus

19:16 [Deutsche Welle] French recession, insecurity 'good for Marine Le Pen'

19:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] Who will bat at No. 4 after Sachin Tendulkar?

19:18 [OpEdNews] A de-Americanized world

19:18 [The Atlantic: In Focus] A Season With Swiss Cheesemakers

19:18 [Guardian] Morrissey's Autobiography is nearly a triumph, but ends up mired in moaning

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Brace yourself for an easy ride

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Seven killed in Naxal landmine blast

19:19 [CNN] No mercy for Iranian execution survivor

19:19 [CNN] Drug test nearly delays Andy Murray's royal date

19:20 [NPR] A Look Back At The Shutdown, In Photos

19:20 [CNET News] Electronic makeup lets you control gadgets with a wink

19:20 [CNET News] eBay nabs Apple's e-commerce head to be chief product officer

19:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] A batsman no one wanted to fade away

19:21 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims fall, mid-Atlantic manufacturing expands

19:24 [] Nearly 30 Million People Living in Modern Day Slavery

19:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: In Shutdown Washington, Women Are The Only Adults Left |

19:25 [The Hindu - News] Parliamentary panel slams AERB’s functioning

19:26 [Big Think] First Wireless Pacemaker Fits Inside The Heart

19:27 [The Onion] Nude Biden Wakes Up On Cold Slab In D.C. Morgue

19:27 [straight] Bard on the Beach announces new managing director /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Sakaki_1.jpg

19:28 [CNN: Entertainment] Bay assaulted while making 'Transformers 4' in Hong Kong

19:28 [CNN: Entertainment] Fall TV scorecard: What's hot and what's not

19:28 [CNN: Entertainment] Mischa Barton speaks about her 'full-on breakdown'

19:29 [The Hindu - News] In a powerless situation

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Sharad Pawar set to head MCA again

19:29 [] Radioactive Water Pumpted into Sea in Typhoon's Destructive Wake /sites/

19:31 [Fin24 News] Medupi boasts incident-free record

19:31 [zero hedge] Obama: "Stop Focusing On The Bloggers"

19:32 [Raw Story] KKK group begs Florida officials to keep school named for Nathan Bedford Forrest

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Sikh wearing kirpan not allowed in bus in U.S.

19:33 [Reuters] Spate of attacks on Shi'ite Muslims kills 48 people in Iraq

19:37 [Guardian] Prince William makes debut standing in for Queen to give out knighthoods

19:38 [CNN: Politics] Shutdown's biggest loser is ...

19:38 [CNN: Politics] Why is this man smiling?

19:38 [OpEdNews] It's time to put an end to Israel's "don't ask-don't tell' nuclear policy

19:40 [Reuters] Merkel to enter full coalition talks with center-left SPD

19:40 [Reuters] Post-crisis, Obama tells Congress to get to work

19:41 [The Hindu - News] The Hindu in School - Now at a newsstand near you

19:41 [CNN: Money] Marissa's 3 biggest decisions

19:44 [Voice of America] Matthew Hilburn: Study: Taxpayers Foot Bill for Low-Wage, Fast-Food Jobs

19:45 [NPR] Houston, We Have Dengue Fever

19:45 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Best Language To Learn For Scientific Computing?

19:45 [Fox News] AUTISTIC TEEN MISSINGPolice use mom's voice recording in frantic search

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai gang rape survivor faints in court

19:46 [Fox News] Analysis: Most ObamaCare site visitors not enrolling

19:48 [CNET News] Elon Musk is the anonymous buyer of the James Bond Lotus submarine

19:48 [CNET News] No electrics among Green Car of the Year finalists

19:49 [CBC: politics] Senate moving to suspend Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy

19:49 [The Hindu - News] India asks Maldives to hold polls on time

19:50 [Slate Magazine] What’s the Point of Finding Cancer Mutations?

19:50 [Slate Magazine] How to Start a Billion-Dollar Empire With a Laptop

19:50 [Reuters: politics] Post-crisis, Obama tells Congress to get to work

19:50 [CNN: Money] More women on boards? Start with one

19:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Catherine Taibi: 'Fox & Friends' Questions If Ranting House Stenographer Was Religiously Persecuted

19:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Megan Griffo: Mister Rogers' Advice For When Times Get Tough (VIDEO)

19:52 [Financial Times] Republicans call for new Iran sanctions

19:53 [zero hedge] Steve Cohen Gets Wrists Slapped

19:54 [The Hindu - News] Outdoor pollution is carcinogenic: WHO

19:57 [The Onion] Opinion: There’s Going To Be A New Alpha Male In The Office When My Coworkers Hear About The Baby Deer I Saw (by Peter Thayer)

19:58 [The Hindu - News] Russia pushes for level-playing field between West, Iran

20:01 [Voice of America] Obama: "No Winners" in Budget Deal

20:02 [Disinformation] Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern For President 2016

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hilary Hanson: Woman Thwarts Mugger By Claiming NSA Will Track Him

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Colorado Oil And Gas Industry Spends Over $600,000 To Fight Fracking Moratoriums

20:02 [Raw Story] Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun mistakes company in ‘Deus Ex’ video game for a real company

20:02 [Raw Story] How to opt out of Google’s shared endorsements

20:02 [Truthdig] Never Surrender

20:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Kirk Edgerton: How the Tea Party Broke the Two-Party System

20:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Rosa DeLauro: For Republicans, It Is Still All About Medicare

20:04 [Mother Jones] Sorry, Democrats, the Sequester is Here to Stay

20:05 [The Atlantic: National] While We Talk About 'Redskins,' We Ignore Native Americans

20:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] Blow to multiple human species idea

20:06 [Telegraph] Parents of brain damaged teenager squander compensation on cars and jewellery, court hears

20:06 [Telegraph] US government shutdown: in numbers

20:07 [Guardian] Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

20:07 [Fin24 News] Jobs bill threatens wage bargaining - union

20:08 [CNN] Ancient skull poses human evolution mystery

20:08 [CNN] Recording of mother's voice used in search for autistic New York teen

20:08 [CNN] Dozens killed in Iraqi violence in capital and in north

20:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: World Bank Reorganization Sparks Concern About Future Of Social Development Work

20:11 [Moral Low Ground] Mentally Disabled Ohio Woman Deidre Romine Faces 6 Months in Jail for Taking $2.87 in Coins from Public Fountain

20:12 [Raw Story] Maryland attorney general accused of using siren to run red lights and bypass traffic jams

20:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shad Meshad: Vets and the Government Shutdown

20:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Drew: Shutdown, Shut Out, Shut Off

20:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hunter Stuart: No Charges For Vermont Teen Who Brought Arsenal Of Weapons To School

20:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Leonard Steinhorn: The Tea Party Luddites

20:14 [The Hindu - News] U-turn on allocation of coal block to Hindalco points to PM

20:15 [Voice of America] French Students Protest Immigrant Expulsions

20:15 [Slate Magazine] You’ll Pay For This, GOP

20:16 [World Policy Institute] Beyond Cultural Diplomacy

20:17 [CNN] Obesity, diabetes, stroke plague Hispanic community

20:17 [CNN] Iranian officials optimistic after Geneva talks

20:17 [Raw Story] Rick Perry’s administration is now encouraging people to sign up for Obamacare

20:17 [Slashdot] How Many Tiny Chelyabinsk-Class Asteroids Buzz Earth?

20:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Rodda: Poster Boy for Anti-Gay Campaign Against Military Religious Freedom Really Could Be Court-Martialed for This

20:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Dick Cheney Said Goodbye To Family Before Heart Surgery, New Book Reveals

20:18 [OpEdNews] The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race of 2013

20:20 [Slate Magazine] You’ll Pay for This, GOP

20:20 [The Hindu - News] Security intensified ahead of VHP’s sankalp sabha

20:22 [Raw Story] Zero-tolerance strikes again: School suspends student indefinitely for cartoonish drawing of bomb

20:22 [CNN: Money] S&P 500 near all-time high

20:22 [Telegraph] Steve Jobs 'wanted to make tantric love in his garden shed'

20:22 [CNET News] Samsung $150 smart box packs in streaming apps, cable

20:22 [Truthdig] Americans Need More Downtime—Seriously

20:22 [Truthout] How the "Know Nothing" Press Extended the Shutdown

20:23 [The Independent] Postcard from... Canfranc, Spain

20:23 [The Independent] Secret courts a step closer to transparency after judgement

20:23 [The Independent] UN mission in Mali appeals for more men on the ground

20:23 [The Independent] Students march for return of deported Roma classmate

20:24 [The Hindu - News] Sarojini Varadappan passes away

20:25 [straight] Filmmaker Michael Bay attacked in Hong Kong /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/bay.jpg

20:26 [Reuters] Analysis: Washington budget battle may delay Fed taper until 2014

20:26 [Big Think] Drones Create A Detailed 3D Model Of The Matterhorn

20:26 [Topix Activism News] Environmental groups seek strength in diversity

20:27 [The Onion] Distressed Michael Vick Urges Creation Of Some Sort Of Dog Fighters Anonymous Support Group

20:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Nancy Pelosi Defends Kentucky Dam Add-On In Funding Bill

20:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dana Beyer: 'Trans Rights' and 'Gay Rights': Someday We'll Be Together Again

20:28 [OpEdNews] This Girl Renders Jon Stewart Speechless, then he offers to adopt her

20:29 [Voice of America] Cameroon's Ruling Party Wins Parliamentary Elections

20:29 [BBC: Health] Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

20:30 [BBC: Science & Environment] Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

20:31 [Reuters] Obama, Italy's Letta compare notes on budget woes

20:31 [zero hedge] NSA Revelations Kill IBM Hardware Sales in China

20:31 [zero hedge] October Sees Biggest Global Leading Indicator Slowdown In Past Year

20:33 [OpEdNews] Original Pakistani TV Bashir Interview and Massimo Mazzucco's 9/11 Documentary

20:35 [NPR] Post-Shutdown Palate Cleanser: Panda Cam Is Back!

20:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Montgomery: Explaining the Tea Party

20:36 [The Hindu - News] RSS plays on majority-as-victim card

20:36 [The Hindu - News] Namma metro fares set to go up upwards

20:37 [CNET News] Bad Lip Reading takes on 'Game of Thrones'

20:37 [Raw Story] Virginia defies Democratic Party lawsuit and purges 40,000 voters before election

20:37 [CNN: Entertainment] Big stars, small screen

20:37 [Reuters: politics] Returning U.S. government workers greeted with doughnuts, coffee, anxiety

20:38 [The Hindu - News] He ‘helped’ elderly persons at ATMs only to cheat them

20:39 [] Peace Prize Winners to Putin: Release the 'Arctic 30' /sites/

20:40 [The Atlantic: International] Russian Police Cracked Down Harder on Opposition Protesters Than Nationalists

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Eflu students allege bias, file complaint

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Seven roads to be upgraded in city

20:44 [CNN] NYPD: School officer not to blame for disappearance of autistic teen

20:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Art Project That Wants the NSA to Read Your Email

20:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] And Now There Is a 'National Selfie Portrait Gallery'

20:45 [The Hindu - News] Name PM in FIR against Birla, says advocate

20:45 [The Hindu - News] Three swine flu cases reported

20:45 [Voice of America] October 17, 2013

20:45 [Fox News] 'TOTAL DENIAL' Suspect's parents may face charges in bullying death

20:45 [Fox News] BIRD-BRAIN THINKING?Lebanon terror group holds Israeli eagle — as a spy

20:45 [Fox News] FLORIDA MANHUNTTwo killers on the loose after being mistakenly released

20:47 [Deutsche Welle] Budget brawls cost United States billions

20:47 [The Hindu - News] Traffic cops ‘assault’ cab driver

20:47 [CNET News] Tesla taps AT&T to bring 4G LTE to its cars

20:47 [CNET News] AT&T unveils $5 cellular 'day pass' for tablets

20:47 [CNET News] European homes now have 100 percent broadband coverage

20:47 [Guardian] Most of army's Warriors in Afghanistan have still not had safety upgrade

20:49 [The Hindu - News] RTC mechanic killed in freak accident

20:49 [The Hindu - News] IIMs reject dyslexic student’s candidature under disability quota

20:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Nothing wrong in my letter favouring Hindalco proposal’

20:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: 'Culturally Relevant Courses' Finally Approved By Arizona Education Department

20:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Veterans Are Flocking To Enroll In College As Wars Wind Down

20:50 [CNN] 'Zombie' attacks Michael Bay on 'Transformers 4' set

20:50 [CNN] Jailed Tymoshenko might be able leave Ukraine for medical care

20:50 [straight] Photo of the Day: Spacecraft in orbit /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/10332689283_ee4f0a9faf_c.jpg

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Capable officers, business leaders can’t be made scapegoats: India Inc.

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Waiting at the Allasandra Gate tests the patience of any driver

20:52 [CNN: Money] Federal workers' pay day -- Oct. 25

20:52 [CNN: Money] Al Gore tried to buy Twitter

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Strike by 2 lakh Uttarakhand govt. employees

20:55 [The Hindu - News] Gowda hails move for a third front

20:56 [CNN] A brief history of young adult literature

20:57 [CNN: Money] Federal workers' pay day - Oct. 25

20:57 [Deutsche Welle] Obama lays out post-shutdown agenda, praises Italy

20:57 [CNET News] DIY security options offer smarter peace of mind

20:57 [Fin24 News] US shutdown gives govt workers jitters

20:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dylan Ratigan: Debt and Taxes: Symptoms of Our Core Problem

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Dip in rural wage growth rate may dent UPA vote

21:00 [Slate Magazine] The World’s Policeman Is Looking Mighty Guilty

21:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wild bushfires burn through the night

21:01 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love The Currency Collapse

21:02 [Disinformation] The Mass Incarceration Telecommunications Industry

21:02 [Raw Story] Sikh barred from bus because he wouldn’t remove sacred dagger

21:03 [Voice of America] Michael Bowman: Obama Renews Push for US Immigration Reform

21:03 [CNET News] My favorites in budget Bluetooth sound

21:04 [] Junk Food Giants Sued Again for Big Money Campaign Against GMO Labels

21:04 [Mother Jones] The Post-Shutdown GOP Civil War in 23 Quotes

21:04 [Mother Jones] In A Shutdown, Who Decides What's Essential?

21:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Bill Young, Florida Congressman, Gravely Ill, Remains In Hospital

21:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Athar Mohiudin: Afghanistan Security Tops Pakistani Prime Minister's Agenda For Meeting With Obama

21:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: Michael Bloomberg: 'If I Were A Woman, I Would Wear High Heels'

21:07 [CNET News] Lenovo reportedly weighing a BlackBerry takeover - WSJ

21:08 [CNN] 1.8 million-year-old skull changes views on human species' origin

21:09 [] Junk Food Giants Sued Again for Big Money Campaign Against GMO Labels

21:10 [The Atlantic: International] Syria Decrees People Can Eat Cats and Dogs to Survive

21:12 [zero hedge] Gundlach Warns "America's Credibility Is Slowly Eroding"

21:12 [CNN: Money] Defense lawyers demonize Madoff witness

21:12 [Raw Story] Indonesian court jails fourth Chevron employee over corruption

21:12 [Raw Story] I’m just an Ayn in the House of Love or: Atlas Shagged

21:13 [Voice of America] N. Korea Looks to New Economic Zones for Foreign Investment

21:14 [Slashdot] IsoHunt Settles With MPAA, Will Shut Down And Pay Up to $110 Million

21:15 [Global Voices] ‘Can We Call Ourselves Free?': Indians Talk #HumanRights On Blog Action Day

21:17 [Raw Story] Fox News: ‘The Walking Dead’ brainwashes viewers ‘to participate in this new world order’

21:17 [The Hindu - News] DMK bid to unite opposition meets with lukewarm response

21:17 [Guardian] Court of protection 'should be opened up to public and media scrutiny'

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mike Lux: The Lessons of Victory

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: Shutdown Deal Throws A 'Lifeline' To Federal Public Defenders

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John H. Jackson: Asthma Shouldn't Kill -- Every School Needs a Nurse

21:20 [CNN] Man's act of kindness a reminder that 'there is good in the world'

21:20 [The Onion] Republicans Give In Right Before Obamacare Would Have Been Repealed

21:20 [NPR] India, China Top List Of Nations With Most Slaves

21:23 [straight] This just in: B.C. wireless customers aren't happy with lack of competition in industry /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_124592293.jpg

21:23 [straight] Chambar Restaurant on the move in 2014 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/chambar.jpg

21:23 [OpEdNews] Will China "De-Americanize" The World?

21:24 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Five Million Low-Income People Will Go Without Basic Health Benefits Because of Their Republican Governors, and More

21:25 [Telegraph] One in ten GP surgeries has serious issues

21:25 [Telegraph] Alex Salmond demands an end to dispute that threatens future of Grangemouth refinery

21:25 [Telegraph] Scandal of Sri Lanka's disappeared

21:25 [Telegraph] Young mother's suicide 'could have been prevented'

21:25 [Reuters: politics] Longest-serving Florida GOP Congressman Bill Young 'gravely ill'

21:26 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Booker goes from mayor to senator

21:26 [CNN: Politics] Obama: Americans are 'fed up'

21:26 [Big Think] At This Tokyo Restaurant, Only One Staff Person Is Visible

21:26 [Big Think] Why is Government a Monopoly?

21:27 [Raw Story] Federal workers head back to their jobs as government shutdown finally ends

21:27 [Raw Story] Al Gore says he tried to buy Twitter in 2009

21:27 [Raw Story] Court awards Gucci $144 million in U.S. counterfeit trial

21:32 [Raw Story] Skull discovery suggests early man was single species

21:32 [Raw Story] Romanian villagers force Chevron to suspend fracking operation

21:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hundreds of homes lost as the state burns

21:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] MP Randall repays trip expenses

21:34 [Reuters] Rebel snipers kill high-ranking Syrian general

21:34 [Reuters] Analysis: Awash in oil, U.S. reshapes Mideast role 40 years after OPEC embargo

21:35 [Slashdot] Shutdown Cost the US Economy $24 Billion

21:35 [The Hindu - Opinion] A dangerous precedent

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Danielle Cadet: Only Four African Americans Have Ever Been Elected To The U.S. Senate In All Of American History

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: Post Shutdown, U.S. Tries To Salvage Antarctic Research

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Harvey Milk Was An 'Evil Man' Who Raped Teenage Boys, Unworthy Of Postage Stamp: Matt Barber

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Conservative Groups Target GOP Senator's Reelection After He Votes For Budget Deal

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Daniel Moulthrop: Novo Nordisk CEO on Obamacare: "Get on with it"

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Confused Republican Rep. Thought Debt Deal Funded Joseph Kony

21:37 [Deutsche Welle] Republicans lose budget battle, but US fiscal war may continue

21:40 [The Hindu - News] SC asks CBI to probe ‘six issues’in Radia tapes

21:41 [Telegraph] Air pollution causes cancer, WHO concludes

21:41 [Telegraph] Use less energy to cope with rising costs, consumers told

21:43 [Voice of America] VOA News: N. Korea Unveils New Economic Zones

21:44 [The Hindu - News] India for settling N-supplier liability fears via insurance package

21:44 [] Thousands of French Students Barricade Own High Schools to Protest Deportation of Classmates /sites/

21:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Jeremy Scahill Talks About Glenn Greenwald Website (VIDEO)

21:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Daniel Zamudio Verdict: 4 Chilean Man Found Guilty In Gay Man's Murder

21:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Petition Calls For Arrest Of Republican Leaders For Sedition

21:47 [CNET News] The 404 1,366: Where we got these Oreos, man (podcast)

21:48 [The Hindu - News] Cracker traders in Chennai upset over arrangements at Island Grounds

21:48 [The Hindu - News] Naveen defends letter on Hindalco

21:49 [] Pro-GMO Food Trade Group Sued for Campaign 'Dirty Work'

21:49 [] French Pupils Barricade Own High Schools to Protest Deportation of Classmates /sites/

21:50 [The Onion] Child Sees No Reason Why Iron Man Costume Can't Be Worn To Grandfather’s Funeral

21:50 [The Onion] Boehner Hoping To Remain Leader Of Republican Parties

21:50 [Global Voices] #Humanrights On Blog Action Day: The Ignored Issue Of Disappearance In Nepal

21:51 [CNN: Money] S&P 500 hits record high

21:52 [Reuters] After the shutdown: For some voters, rising disgust with Washington

21:52 [The Hindu - News] No Mo, say students to Madras univ

21:53 [BBC: Science & Environment] Amazonia 'ruled' by 227 tree species

21:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grim: Harry Reid Says Hiking Defense Spending For Social Security Cuts Is A 'Stupid Trade'

21:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ken Blackwell: 40 Years of OPEC Manipulation

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Prime Minister to focus on nuclear liability in Russia visit

21:55 [Reuters: politics] After the shutdown: For some voters, rising disgust with Washington

21:55 [CBC: politics] Tory MPs, senators to voluntarily disclose more expense details

21:56 [The Hindu - News] Rahul plays emotion card to woo M.P. voters

21:57 [Raw Story] Brazil could allow churches to discriminate against LGBT people

21:57 [Voice of America] Reuters: Rebel Snipers Kill High-ranking Syrian General

21:58 [The Hindu - News] Four tigers dead at Vandalur zoo in a fortnight

21:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bob Cesca: Tea Partiers Exploited the National Park Service as a Prop While Attempting to Abolish It

22:00 [NPR] Economists Fear 'Flying Blind' Without Government Data

22:00 [NPR] Report: NSA Plays Crucial Role In Drone Attacks

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Veteran social activist Sarojini Varadappan passes away

22:01 [CNET News] Apple ranks No. 1 in customer satisfaction for AT&T, Verizon users

22:01 [zero hedge] Mission Accomplished 2.0: S&P 500 Surges To All-Time Record (Nominal) High

22:01 [zero hedge] Home-Flipping Bubble Bursts For All But The Uber-Wealthy... Where It Explodes By 350%

22:02 [Disinformation] United States Eases Regulations on Exporting Weapons: “Quit Arming the Fucking World, Man”, Bill Hicks

22:02 [Guardian] British Gas hit by backlash over 10% price hike

22:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Cohn: S&P 500 Hits All-Time High

22:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Laura Bassett: Tom DeLay: 'Real' Americans Think Ted Cruz 'Is A Hero'

22:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon (Bowzer: 'We, a Fraction of the People'

22:04 [The Hindu - News] Criminal prosecution of Mahyco for biopiracy revived

22:05 [CNET News] Hulu hires Fox TV exec Mike Hopkins as CEO

22:05 [CNN] Logging into tough for some early registrants

22:05 [CNN] Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian man on bulldozer

22:05 [NPR] How The GOP's Shutdown Over Obamacare Fell Short

22:05 [msnbc: politics] Former Pentagon lawyer is Obama pick for DHS

22:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] Healthcare for India’s workers

22:07 [CNN] Ariel Castro victim compensation bill gets initial OK in Ohio House

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Adnan Sami gets three-month visa extension

22:09 [CNN] Is Melissa McCarthy's Elle cover shameful?

22:09 [CNN] Haiti Fast Facts

22:09 [CNN] Chechnya Fast Facts

22:09 [Reuters] Lawmakers launch budget talks as Washington returns to work

22:10 [CNET News] How to re-enable Apple's Web plugin after updating Java

22:11 [Voice of America] Reuters: Rebel Snipers Kill Top-ranking Syrian General

22:12 [zero hedge] Stocks Best 6-Day Swing in 20 Months As USD Collapses And Gold Soars

22:12 [zero hedge] MR HYPoCRiTe

22:12 [Raw Story] South Carolina mayor in trouble after hateful anti-LGBT Facebook rant

22:12 [Raw Story] Fox News guest blames Missouri teen: ‘I’m not saying she deserved to be raped but…’

22:12 [Truthdig] Why Did Popular Science Can Its Comments Section?

22:13 [Telegraph] Sri Lanka: David Cameron urged to push for investigation into disappeared

22:13 [Telegraph] Sri Lanka: a country ruled as a family business by four brothers

22:13 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Kenya Court to Rule on ICC Extradition Request

22:13 [OpEdNews] The Abject Failure of Reaganomics

22:14 [The Atlantic: Technology] All of History Culminates in This Boyz II Men-Inspired Song About Silk Road

22:14 [Reuters] Obama picks attorney Jeh Johnson for Homeland Security chief

22:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eleanor Goldberg: 10 Kind Acts That Came Out Of The Shutdown And Made Us Forget About The Government's Ineptitude

22:15 [Global Voices] Happy Ending for Iran's Nuclear Crisis This Time?

22:18 [msnbc: politics] Round two: Will GOP force another shutdown in three months?

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Anna Salai to be swept and spruced up

22:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: Lawsuit Alleges Massive Corner-Cutting At Firm That Vets Defense Contractors

22:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama To Nominate Jeh Johnson To Lead Department Of Homeland Security

22:19 [Reuters: politics] Lawmakers launch budget talks as Washington returns to work

22:19 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon facing fiscal shadow despite end of shutdown: Hagel

22:19 [Reuters: politics] Obama picks attorney Jeh Johnson for Homeland Security chief

22:19 [Fox News] Salsa # 1 condiment in US

22:19 [Fox News] Character actor Lauter dies

22:20 [The Hindu - Opinion] No covering up this mess

22:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] 100 bushfires still ravaging the state

22:21 [The Hindu - News] Tasmac opens swanky outlet inside mall

22:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Is Melissa McCarthy's Elle cover shameful?

22:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Mike Myers and wife expecting!

22:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Fall TV scorecard

22:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Bay assaulted on 'Transformers 4' set

22:22 [Deutsche Welle] Wildfires smother southeastern Australia

22:23 [The Hindu - News] Two priests held for libel

22:23 [Voice of America] Margaret Besheer: UN Members Elect 5 Countries to Security Council

22:24 [Slashdot] Intel's 14nm Broadwell Delayed Because of Low Yield

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Woman finds son murdered, house robbed

22:25 [NPR] Four Things To Know About Cory Booker's Election

22:25 [Slate Magazine] How to Look Through Walls

22:26 [Guardian] Prominent UK Muslims under police protection after al-Shabaab threats

22:26 [Big Think] You Can't Escape Challenges, So Embrace Them

22:26 [Big Think] Getting A Wireless Connection Under The Sea

22:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] On the verge of unconscionable hangings

22:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: School Employee Poses As Armed Robber To Teach Students Lesson

22:28 [The Independent] First night: Richard II, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

22:28 [The Independent] 'Our national shame': Health Secretary blasts British society’s neglect of its elderly

22:29 [Telegraph] A top police officer blamed the hot weather for a rise in his force's crime rate during the summer

22:29 [Telegraph] Crime at record low

22:29 [Telegraph] Case study: the 28-year-old man beaten to death in prison

22:29 [CNET News] Adidas pushes fitness bands to a new level

22:29 [CNET News] Moto X isn't helping Motorola yet as losses widen

22:30 [straight] Sanjay Gupta's visit and the rising tide against fish farms in B.C. /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/6a0120a56ab882970c019b0018cb77970b-800wi.png

22:31 [CNN: Crime] Ariel Castro victim compensation bill gets initial approval in Ohio House

22:32 [CNN] Police: Teens held after possible human remains found in bag

22:34 [CNN] Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as homeland chief

22:35 [The Hindu - News] Security blanket over Chennai for Modi’s visit

22:38 [OpEdNews] Awkwardest and Most Authoritative Ever Comments on Drones

22:39 [CNET News] 7 things to expect at Apple's special event next week

22:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] Rubbing salt into their wounds

22:41 [The Hindu - News] TN against India’s participation in CHOGM: Jayalalithaa

22:42 [msnbc: politics] Foes attack McConnell for $2.9 billion in dam money included in spending and debt bill

22:42 [Electronic Intifada] Bombing victim's spouse acknowledges Palestinians' pain in new memoir

22:42 [Guardian] Senior Labour MP welcomes public debate over security service powers

22:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Supreme Court Has Solved the Angry Email Problem: Justices Only Send Each Other Memos on Paper

22:45 [Telegraph] Tenants in expensive council homes are similar to 'Made in Chelsea Brigade'

22:45 [Telegraph] Middle England ignored by Government, says mobility tsar Alan Milburn

22:45 [Telegraph] Oxford college under fire over green belt golf course plans

22:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Jeb Bush Focuses On Education Amid GOP Struggles

22:45 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senator Cruz blocks confirmation of new FCC chairman

22:45 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS Part of San Fran evacuated due to suspicious device

22:45 [Fox News] OUR ANCIENT ANCESTOR 1.8-million-year-old skull shakes humans' family tree

22:45 [Fox News] 'I'LL TAKE ANYONE' Orphaned Fla. teen makes emotional plea for adoption

22:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] Law of the jungle

22:46 [Fox News] Fla. killers on loose after being mistakenly released

22:48 [CNET News] Google back to meeting expectations in third quarter

22:49 [Reuters] Google Internet revenue rises 23 percent in third-quarter

22:49 [Reuters] Blackwater guards face new U.S. charges for Iraq shooting deaths

22:49 [The Hindu - News] TN against India’s participation in CHOGM: Jayalalithaa

22:50 [Financial Times] Renzi plots path to Rome from Florence

22:50 [NPR] Obama Will Nominate Jeh Johnson To Head Homeland Security

22:50 [Global Voices] Chilean Students March to Demand Education Reform One Month Before Elections

22:51 [The Onion] American Voices: Government Reopens

22:51 [CNN: Health] Trouble logging into

22:51 [The Hindu - News] Special teams taking stock of quarries along Tirunelveli coastline

22:52 [Moral Low Ground] Fox News Airs False Transphobic Report

22:53 [Slashdot] Sleep Is the Ultimate Brainwasher

22:53 [The Hindu - News] Sand to become dearer with closure of 70 quarries

22:53 [OpEdNews] Could Obama Nomination of Jeh Johnson to Dept of Homeland Security Presage Intent to End the War on Terror?

22:54 [Guardian] Al-Madinah free faith school expected to be closed by the government

22:54 [Guardian] Obesity experts appalled by EU move to approve health claim for fructose

22:55 [CNN] Longing for pork: Could earmarks help Congress get things done?

22:55 [CNN] Former Blackwater contractors face new charges in Iraq shooting

22:55 [Voice of America] VOA News: Largest Known Star in Universe Tearing Itself Apart

22:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Katla McGlynn: Michelle Obama Gets Her Own Anger Translator On 'Key & Peele'

22:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: The Shutdown Is Over! So ... What Happens Now?

22:56 [Big Think] Don't Worry About Your Ideas Getting Stolen

22:56 [Big Think] Explanation Freeze: Sometimes You Need to Outhink Your Lazy Brain

22:57 [CNET News] Mozilla still unconvinced of benefits Google's WebP images

22:58 [The Atlantic: Politics] What I Learned From a Scalia-Style Diet of Conservative Media

22:59 [Telegraph] Director Michael Bay attacked in Hong Kong

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Anand Singh arrested

23:00 [CNN: Politics] Longing for pork: Could earmarks help Congress get things done?

23:01 [The Hindu - News] LDF to boycott all-party meet

23:01 [The Hindu - News] Anand Singh: From philanthropy to politics to jail

23:01 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Tourism plans tomake itself more visible

23:02 [Disinformation] Malala’s Drone Strike Warnings Ignored by US Media | Weapons of Mass Distraction

23:02 [zero hedge] Slowly At First, Then All At Once

23:02 [zero hedge] BLS Releases Updated Economic Data Schedule

23:03 [CNET News] Brain scans could help diagnose autism

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Meeting expectations of people is a challenge: CM

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Crime Branch asked to probe Idukki land grab

23:06 [Reuters] Spate of attacks on Shi'ite Muslims kills 59 people in Iraq

23:07 [The Hindu - News] Girl elopes, father kills self

23:08 [CNN: Health] Five food felons

23:08 [CNN: Health] Photos: Flu virions under the microscope

23:09 [CBC: politics] EU pact gives Canadian beef, pork producers win on quota

23:10 [The Hindu - News] Raids begin on Chennai sweet shops

23:10 [NPR] Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Yeddyurappa attacks State, Centre

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Woman finds son murdered, house robbed in Chennai

23:12 [Guardian] NSW bushfires still 'very active, very dynamic, very dangerous'

23:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Danny Schechter: So What Was the Shutdown All About, Really?

23:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Charles Rangel: Why I Went to Jail

23:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Leopold: Immigration Reform: A Pathway to Citizenship for the GOP?

23:15 [Voice of America] At Least 61 Dead in Car Bombings, Suicide Blasts in Iraq

23:16 [The Hindu - News] Kiran firm on defeating ‘T’ resolution

23:19 [Guardian] Labour support for Ed Miliband reaches highest level since 2010

23:19 [straight] Q4 Restaurant Group uncorks casual Tappo Restobar /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/TappoRestobar_01.jpg

23:20 [The Hindu - News] Jagan urges Governor to convene Assembly

23:20 [NPR] NFL Fans Weigh Impact Of Player Head Injuries

23:21 [Slate Magazine] A Bird Song That Recalls Bach and Haydn

23:21 [Slate Magazine] Happy World Vasectomy Day!

23:21 [CNN: Money] Delayed jobs report to be released Tuesday

23:22 [The Nation] Farmworkers Hit NYC to Protest Wendy’s Labor Practices

23:22 [CNN: Money] Spider-related problem results in recall

23:23 [straight] Want the Governor General to fire Stephen Harper? There’s a petition for that /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/20131016_mdp_05.jpg

23:24 [CNET News] Apple decks out venue for iPad event next week

23:26 [The Hindu - News] Geetha Reddy summoned by CBI court

23:26 [The Hindu - Opinion] What about PM?

23:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep- Caricature of Cory Booker

23:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Ted Cruz Doesn't Rule Out Another Government Shutdown: 'I Would Do Anything'

23:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: For Many Government Contractors, Effects Of The Shutdown Continue

23:26 [Big Think] A Durable Plastic Made From Cellulose And Water

23:27 [Voice of America] Blackwater Guards Face New Charges in Iraq Shooting

23:28 [The Progressive] Chamber of Commerce vs. Tea Party

23:31 [Telegraph] Maggie May, Order of the Border (Terrier) Empire

23:31 [Telegraph] Britain must give prisoners vote or leave Council of Europe, European human rights official says

23:31 [Telegraph] Britain's forgotten million old people

23:31 [Telegraph] Jeh Johnson the choice for Homeland Security secretary

23:31 [Telegraph] NHS faces 'bankruptcy' over ageing population

23:32 [zero hedge] The Most Dangerous Line Uttered During The Debt Ceiling Debate

23:32 [The Nation] My Visit With Edward Snowden

23:32 [Truthdig] Shutdown Aftermath

23:32 [Truthdig] Handcuffed

23:32 [Truthdig] Pantomime

23:34 [CBC: politics] House sends Bezan camapign spending dispute to committee

23:35 [Mother Jones] January is Perilously Close to Primary Season /files/blog_rino.jpg

23:35 [Mother Jones] "Often Contemptuous" and "Usually Offensive": 120 Years of Defining "Redskin"

23:35 [NPR] Moms Petition Mars To Remove Artificial Dyes From M&M's

23:35 [NPR] September Jobs Report To Come Out Tuesday

23:36 [Slate Magazine] Winning!

23:37 [AntiWar] Iraq Eid Attacks: 76 Killed, 229 Wounded

23:37 [CNN] Turkey rejects claims it blew Israeli agents' cover

23:37 [CNN] CNN Student News - October 18, 2013

23:42 [Raw Story] How the Koch brothers’ beer offensive against Obamacare fell flat

23:43 [Voice of America] Cindy Saine: Experts Skeptical Congress Will Be Able to Resolve Budget Differences

23:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Harry Bradford: Obamacare Web Designers Don't Want To Have Anything To Do With It

23:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: Al Gore Draws Parallels Between Budget Crisis And Climate Change Denial

23:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Zach Friend: Tea Party Again Gets What It Wants: Nothing

23:45 [Slashdot] Predicting the Future of Electronics and IT by Watching Component Demand (Video)

23:48 [Fox News] ALL CLEAR ISSUED San Fran's Union Square reopens after bomb scare

23:49 [Voice of America] Obama, Italy's PM Discuss Economic Issues

23:51 [CNN: Money] Delayed jobs report releases Tuesday

23:51 [CNN: Money] Google stock jumps to all-time high

23:51 [CNN: Money] China not impressed by U.S. debt deal

23:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Laney: About the Debt Debacle & Jeb Bush

23:53 [Sydney Morning Herald] Authorities caught out by winds

23:54 [CNET News] Yale prof: Tea Partiers know more science than you think

23:55 [NPR] With Shutdown Over, The Race To Feed Low-Income Seniors Is On

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