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00:00 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 17, 2012

00:03 [CNET News] From battery covers to bat caves

00:03 [Russia Today] Judge Napolitano: Shoot down a drone, become an American hero

00:05 [OpEdNews] The Politician's Pledge... To The Oligarchy

00:05 [Fox News: politics] Fox News poll: Majority opposes gay marriage, doesn't want constitutional amendment

00:06 [Slashdot] Canada's Internet Surveillance Bill: Not Dead After All

00:06 [NPR] Violence Against Women Act Becomes Latest Controversial Measure In House

00:08 [The Onion] Letters To The Editor: Nailing Hawkeye

00:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Google Gets Back to Its Roots With New Search Update

00:14 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

00:15 [Slate Magazine] The Dictator

00:16 [Fox News] Plugs for Obama Added Into Ex-Presidents' Bios

00:21 [straight] David Suzuki calls daughters "dynamite" TV hosts

00:22 [CNN] House passes GOP version of Violence Against Women Act renewal

00:24 [Raw Story] Sen. Leahy: House version of VAWA would ‘leave victims unprotected’

00:25 [The Atlantic: International] What China's Talking About Today: Fuming at Vietnam Over South China Sea Dispute

00:26 [CNN] Experts: Circumstances of Florida family slayings 'really unusual'

00:27 [Fox News: politics] House OKs GOP's anti-violence against women bill

00:27 [NPR] Video Evidence Helps Acquit Student in First Occupy Wall Street Trial

00:28 [CNET News] T-Mobile sees a net 350 jobs eliminated from restructuring

00:29 [Big Think] You Can’t Live in Dissatisfaction

00:29 [Telegraph] Iran still shipping arms to Syria, UN report finds

00:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] Herman Cain Endorses Romney, Expects to Campaign With Him

00:31 [Pravda] Saving the elephant: International ban on ivory

00:31 [CNN] Mary Kennedy, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is dead

00:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Prominent Neoconservative Rants Against Drones, Invokes the ACLU

00:35 [CNN] Sheriff: 'Swamp People' star Mitchell Guist died of 'natural causes'

00:45 [Slate Magazine] Do Band-Aids Work?

00:46 [CNN] Report: TSA security breaches mishandled

00:48 [Russia Today] Free to be wrong: European elections spell economic doom

00:49 [Slashdot] Broadcast Industry Wades In On Dish Network's Hopper

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Blumenthal: HUFFPOST FUNDRACE -- Super-O-Rama

00:50 [OpEdNews] Never forget that Bradley Manning, not gay marriage, is the issue

00:50 [CNN] Obama falls to Earth as just a politician

00:51 [This Magazine] Independent tow truck operators protest latest OPP proposal; call it death knell

00:53 [CNET News] Facebook IPO doesn't mean the end of privacy

00:53 [CBC: politics] Opposition wants answers on Chinese firm

00:54 [Truthdig] Report: Under Obama, Taxes, Deficit and Spending All Down

00:57 [Mother Jones] Carlos Fuentes: The Mother Jones Interview

00:57 [NPR] 'Information' To 'Knowledge Agent:' Google Changes The Way It Does Search

00:59 [The Progressive] Scott Walker’s DNR Leaves a Stench

01:00 [The Atlantic: Politics] Is One Man's Terrorist Another Man's Freedom Fighter?

01:00 [CNET News] Tips for Facebook millionaires

01:04 [CNN] Transcript: Obama's remarks at Medal of Honor ceremony

01:06 [CNN: Politics] Gov. Christie channels Seinfeld in video

01:09 [BBC: Technology] Government to miss cookie cut-off

01:09 [Raw Story] Poll: 74 percent want end to medical marijuana raids

01:11 [CNET News] Flashback makers missed out on their payday, Symantec says

01:11 [CBC: politics] Tories tout safeguards in Chinese firm's telecom deals

01:14 [Truthdig] Judge Blocks Portion of NDAA

01:16 [] Jerusalem Court grants rabbis custody over Nablus tomb, violating status quo

01:16 [The Independent] 83-year-old man becomes UK's oldest living kidney donor

01:19 [Mostly Water] Study Proves Sex Workers are Safer with Indoor Work Spaces

01:21 [straight] Pro-Internet community must fight the TPP: Weekly update from

01:27 [CNET News] Saverin: I'm a 'global citizen,' not tax dodger

01:29 [CNN] Analysis: In this battle with Mladic, women of Srebrenica hold the edge

01:29 [Truthdig] Edwards Defense Rests Its Case

01:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] Is Attacking Bain Capital a Policy Argument?

01:30 [Slashdot] Wil Wheaton: BitTorrent Isn't Only For Piracy

01:30 [The Onion] Spurs, Celtics Begin Stiff-Legged Lurch to the Finals

01:31 [Telegraph] Third of primary school children 'cannot swim'

01:35 [Mostly Water] How Louisiana Became the Prison Capitol of the World

01:39 [Raw Story] Bill Maher mocks Romney over ‘traditional marriage’

01:39 [Truthdig] Defense Rests in Edwards Trial

01:45 [Fox News] Obama Edging RomneyAs Fall Battle Heats Up

01:47 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Murder of Prominent Honduran Journalist "Sends a Terrible Message"

01:49 [BBC: Education] Fees rise 'didn't boost teaching'

01:49 [CNN] 200-year-old shipwreck discovered in northern Gulf of Mexico

01:50 [zero hedge] Has The Simple Retail Investor Become Smarter Than Sophisticated QIBs?

01:50 [Slashdot] Superflares Found On Sun-Like Stars

01:51 [CNN] Mexican police seek DNA of missing to identify decapitated bodies

01:52 [NPR] Estranged Wife Of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Found Dead

01:55 [CNET News] Best Buy: Write down your e-mail password (and give it to us)

01:55 [msnbc] Autopsy: Trayvon Martin shot from 'intermediate range'

01:57 [Topix Activism News] EU Human Rights Court Could Be Last Stop For German Claiming CIA Kidnapping

02:06 [zero hedge] Nuclear Cheerleaders Use Voodoo Science to Pretend Low Levels of Radiation Are Safe … Or Even Good For You

02:08 [CNN] NASA estimates 4,700 'potentially hazardous' asteroids

02:08 [Russia Today] US judge blocks indefinite detention of Americans

02:09 [Truthdig] I Believe

02:12 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Holding ISPs Accountable For Contracted DSL Bandwidth

02:13 [CNET News] Verizon plans Fios price hikes and higher prices for wireless users

02:14 [Raw Story] Howard Dean gets in car accident during radio interview

02:17 [zero hedge] The ECB Presents: Inflation Island

02:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michele Somerville: United States Catholics: A Church Divided

02:19 [CNN] Feds offer $150,000 reward in probe of hundreds of letters with white powder

02:20 [Reuters] Several brokerages stop taking Facebook IPO orders

02:22 [straight] Bus travel to Seattle and Portland gets a heck of a lot cheaper

02:22 [CNN] Alabama legislature passes new immigration bill

02:24 [CNET News] Bitly picks up $20M in funding

02:24 [Truthdig] Deregulation

02:27 [Mother Jones] The Charts TED Doesn't Want to Share

02:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] The Voice dumps contestant

02:28 [CNN] Mary Kennedy, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., dies

02:34 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S.: Tea Party Loses in Fight with Big Business

02:35 [CNN] Weekend solar eclipse to project "ring of fire"

02:38 [Unicef] Countries learn from Nepal's 'Schools as Zones of Peace' programme

02:40 [Mostly Water] Canada in Breach of Human Rights Obligations in Omar Khadr Case

02:41 [Disinformation] Can a Better Vibrator Inspire an Age of Great American Sex?

02:45 [zero hedge] Obama Budget: 99 Senators Against, 0 For

02:49 [Fox News] With Ethanol's Ascendence,Drivers Seek Out 'Pure' Gas

02:50 [Reuters] Several brokerages stop taking Facebook IPO orders

02:55 [CNET News] Euclid downplays privacy concerns about Wi-Fi tracking

02:57 [CNN] French President Hollande picks moderate Cabinet

02:57 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Republicans clash over U.S. debt limit increase

02:59 [Truthdig] Romney’s Clintonesque Moment

03:00 [OpEdNews] RNC Goes All In to Defend Wisconsin's Walker, but Where's the DNC?

03:01 [Reuters] Several brokerages stop taking Facebook IPO orders

03:09 [AL JAZEERA] Chinese in bold call for official's removal

03:09 [Reuters: politics] Avoiding a year-end fiscal cliff

03:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rose's bad grammar

03:12 [Global Voices] Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko's Plight and Euro 2012

03:15 [] Fair Trade Fashion Highlights Tampa Human Rig

03:16 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] World Bank Accused of Ignoring Lessons on Mega Infrastructure

03:20 [Mostly Water] The Nakba: Before and After

03:23 [Mostly Water] Hunger Strike Aftermath

03:24 [Deutsche Welle] US, Pakistan negotiating deal to end supply route blockade,,15955758,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:25 [CNN] Issa and DOJ exchange tough words over possible Holder contempt charge

03:27 [Global Voices] Russia: NHL Stars Return to 2012 World Hockey Championship

03:36 [] Azerbaijan, Georgia Revive Monastery Fight

03:40 [CBC: politics] Opposition wants answers on Chinese firm's telecom deals

03:43 [CNET News] Solar eclipse blazes a 'ring of fire' this weekend

03:49 [CNN] Workers plug North Sea gas leak

03:50 [CNN] Japanese growth in strong bounce

03:51 [OpEdNews] Peace Activists Demand End to NATO Violence at Chicago Obama Headquarters and Consulates

03:52 [Fox News] Second School May Drop Insurance Over ObamaCare

03:54 [Raw Story] Senate rejects budgets by Obama, Republicans

03:56 [The Atlantic: International] A Bracing Look at the Reality of Hamas

03:59 [Russia Today] Higher capital outflow keeps lid on inflation in Russia

04:02 [CNN] Weekend solar eclipse to project 'ring of fire'

04:02 [BBC: Education] Social work cuts 'risking lives'

04:03 [Slashdot] India's Proposal For Government Control of Internet To Be Discussed In Geneva

04:12 [] U.S. Senate to consider new Iran sanctions Thursday

04:13 [CNN] Student infected with rare bacteria 'in high spirits,' her father says

04:16 [CNN] Why is Facebook co-founder now in Singapore?

04:19 [Fox News] Terror Leader's Release Stirs Uproar

04:24 [Raw Story] Facebook to kick off IPO the hacker way: reports

04:30 [Slate Magazine] The 2012 TV Upfronts

04:31 [AL JAZEERA] Chinese in bold call for official's removal

04:37 [] Israeli chess fans flock to Moscow for world championships

04:38 [New York Times: politics] Political Memo: Romney Camp Tries to Limit Reporters’ Access, and Rope Line Ruckus Erupts

04:40 [CNET News] The real business of the DIY movement

04:45 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Political Drones Get Louder

04:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It is her duty to look good'

04:50 [Anarchist news] Occupy Oakland is Dead. LONG LIVE THE OAKLAND COMMUNE.

04:55 [Anarchist news] The Anarchists Have a Great Day

04:59 [zero hedge] Biderman Sees Post-Facebook Euphoria Rally Fading Quickly To Dysphoria

05:07 [CNN] Student infected with rare bacteria 'in high spirits,' her father says

05:09 [CNN] Taiwan president fined for Facebook post

05:21 [CNET News] Toyota, Nintendo team on in-car navigation remote

05:24 [Big Think] Facebook Unlike and Internet Schadenfreude

05:33 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Wisdom of Thucydides

05:44 [Raw Story] Maddow: Democrats could keep Senate thanks to extreme GOP candidates

05:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] Once were Wiggles?

05:51 [OpEdNews] If Only it Were 99 Percent, or Even 80 Percent, Versus the Rich

05:54 [CNET News] Microsoft bolsters parental controls with Windows 8

05:54 [Raw Story] North Korea moving ahead on reactor: pictures

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Memories of their dear ones still haunt them

05:55 [Telegraph] Chen Guangcheng 'to get passport within 15 days'

06:00 [AntiWar] House Passes Stealth Legislation

06:01 [Disinformation] A 12-Year-Old Spells Out the Fraud That Banks Are Committing Against the People (Video)

06:01 [BBC: Science & Environment] Councils 'must lower emissions'

06:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Once were Wiggles?

06:05 [CNN] Flesh-eating condition caused by common bacteria

06:06 [Topix Activism News] Feds fail to conduct required review of trade and Colombian human rights

06:08 [CNET News] Sony's new $600 Alphas

06:09 [CNN] Greece's interim Cabinet to be sworn in as fears swirl of euro exit

06:10 [Truthdig] Businesses Fleeing California

06:16 [CNET News] Samsung loses $10 billion market value on Apple report

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Few takers for courses at Setwin

06:19 [Deutsche Welle] Schäuble: the European at Merkel's side,,15950762,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Now, biodiesel from Mexican Poppy

06:24 [Russia Today] North Korea resumes reactor construction

06:24 [Big Think] Can a Video Game Change Your Life?

06:24 [straight] Richard Stursberg reveals a CBC study indicated Conservatives were treated the best by The National

06:25 [Raw Story] Sunday’s partial solar eclipse will bring a burning ring of fire to the sky

06:25 [Truthdig] Hollande Meets Merkel

06:29 [Russia Today] ‘Al-Qaeda manipulated the US into putting sanctions on Yemen’

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Funds allotted for shifting power lines

06:30 [Slashdot] UK Police Roll Out On-the-Spot Mobile Data Extraction System

06:31 [msnbc] Lung cancer drug treats rare lymphoma tumors, too

06:32 [] Gideon Ezra, former government minister, dies at 75

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Doctor arrested in kidney racket

06:39 [The Hindu - News] Chikkadpally heist ‘thieves' caught, complainant absconding

06:40 [CNET News] Netflix's video player gets revamped

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Three Mexicans sentenced to death in Malaysia

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Tipu's armoury locked

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Mayor takes stock of rain damage in the city

06:51 [The Hindu - News] Anger as pourakarmika dies of snakebite

06:52 [] MK Gideon Ezra, former government minister, dies at 75

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Post-FIR, CBI searches Yeddyurappa's houses

06:59 [The Hindu - News] How do you say website in Sanskrit?

07:03 [CNN] Diplomat: Confidential report finds Iran shipping arms to Syria

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Do we pick and drop students at random, ask private schools

07:06 [The Hindu - News] He's putting up a brave front

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Chorus for CBI probe against ex-Chief Ministers

07:11 [Reuters: politics] Insight: Swing states: Could Europe decide the U.S. election?

07:11 [CNN] Medical examiner sets autopsy for Mary Kennedy, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Shah Rukh Khan banned from entering Wankhede

07:20 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Scam I Can't Quite Figure Out

07:24 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Greece and oil change?

07:28 [] Have Your Say On Socio-Economic Future Of Man

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Veerapani Arumugam’s house raided

07:43 [Telegraph] Dr John Sentamu: gay marriage plans are for 'emotional need' not righting injustice

07:46 [OpEdNews] Rebekah Brooks, Witness for the Prosecution

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Veerapandi Arumugam’s house raided

07:56 [CNN] Closing arguments set to begin in Edwards trial

07:59 [Telegraph] Don't come dine with me: Britons shun dinner parties as costs soar

08:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] A marvel: $50m pay day

08:00 [The Independent] Three held after northern far-right protest over child grooming case


08:15 [The Atlantic: Technology] Why Facebook Is a Better Bet than Google Was

08:15 [Fin24 News] Tsogo Sun ups profit 12%

08:16 [The Independent] Soyuz astronauts arrive at International Space Station

08:23 [] Israel's Justice Ministry pushes for increased phone-call, e-mail surveillance

08:23 [The Hindu - News] Passport will be ready in two weeks, says Chinese activist

08:29 [Telegraph] Armed police write off squad car in traffic bollard collision

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Ministry convenes meeting of AI unions

08:34 [Fin24 News] Transnet to cover part of expansion

08:36 [CNN] Horse bolts into ocean, rescued more than 2 miles off shore

08:37 [The Hindu - News] CoP appreciates student's role in nabbing accused

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Banks ask for PAN card for education loan

08:44 [New York Times: politics] G.O.P. ‘Super PAC’ Weighs Hard-Line Attack on Obama

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Man held on charges of murdering father

08:47 [Pravda] Father jumps out of moving car to save his daughter

08:48 [Global Voices] Proposals for Union of Arab Gulf States Prompt Concern

08:49 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:54 [Global Voices] China, Singapore: Reaction on Ferrari Crash

08:56 [Fin24 News] Investec full-year earnings drop

08:58 [Slashdot] World's Subways Share Common Mathematical Structure

08:59 [The Hindu - News] A salute to the artist and an appeal to the fan

09:01 [The Hindu - News] Iran warns West against pressure in nuclear talks

09:02 [Telegraph] Strictly Come Dancing judges cash in as austerity is strictly over at the BBC

09:02 [The Independent] Pakistan air force pilots killed on training mission

09:04 [Deutsche Welle] Merkel gets mixed response for minister's dismissal,,15955730,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:12 [OpEdNews] Israel's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons

09:16 [Telegraph] Metal thefts: statue of Christ, crucifix and hundreds of cemetery memorial plaques found in raid on scrapyard

09:18 [CNET News] Flash sale exclusively for CNET Members: Save 20% on Western Digital TV Live!

09:19 [NPR] Afghan Justice: A Brief Trial, A Lengthy Sentence

09:22 [CNN] Horse rescued after swimming 2 miles into ocean

09:27 [Fox News: politics] Obama requesting help to pay for Afghan army

09:28 [Mother Jones] Why Mitt Romney Is No Fan of Breastfeeding

09:28 [] Syria and Iran in Focus

09:29 [NPR] A Farmer Bets Better Fake Chicken Meat Will Be As Good As The Real Thing

09:30 [Truthdig] Blue Man Coup, Part 2: War for God, Country and Cocaine

09:31 [Financial Times] Greeks urged to run poll as vote on euro

09:33 [] Barak: Nuclear talks allowing Iran to continue atomic bid 'ridiculous'

09:34 [NPR] 'Dire Consequences' If Greece Exits Euro

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Council plans contempt case

09:44 [Russia Today] ‘No difference between giving money to Karzai govt and burning it’

09:46 [CNN] New al Qaeda video rails against Yemen's president

09:48 [Telegraph] Diamond Jubilee: Queen to make nostalgic trip aboard Royal Yacht Britannia's tender during River Pageant

09:49 [Russia Today] ‘Euro faces existential crisis Brussels was oblivious to’

09:50 [The Hindu - News] Registrations on for pre-counselling event

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Corporation to review canal cleaning work

09:54 [Russia Today] Russia’s Euro 2012 squad: Vyacheslav Malafeev

09:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dancer Emma joins Wiggles

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Police find an e-solution

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Accused in doctor's murder remanded

10:04 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:04 [The Independent] North Korean boat hijacks three Chinese fishing boats

10:10 [Topix Activism News] Mentally ill inmates sue to get out of solitary

10:10 [The Hindu - News] SmartCity misses yet another deadline

10:12 [BBC: Health] Statins 'benefit healthy people'

10:13 [] Report: Turkey scrambles jets after Israeli craft enters Turkish Cyprus airspace

10:14 [] Israel's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Wea

10:14 [Fin24 News] State to appeal e-tolling court order

10:15 [CNN] War crimes trail of Mladic shifts to Srebrenica massacre

10:17 [CNN] Suicide attack on provincial governor's compound in Afghanistan kills 7

10:19 [CNN] Satellite image suggests North Korea may have resumed work on reactor

10:19 [New Internationalist] A treacherous occupation

10:20 [The Independent] Seven dead in suicide attack on Afghan government compound

10:20 [The Hindu - News] Yeddyurappa’s bail plea adjourned to May 25

10:24 [Russia Today] Reset in place, Cold War thinking stays

10:27 [OpEdNews] Texas Southern University Hosts Environmental Justice Encuentro May 17-19, 2012

10:30 [CNN] Official: Pakistan air force planes collide in midair

10:32 [OpEdNews] An unsent letter to the President's chief counterterrorism advisor

10:34 [NPR] Activist: China To Have Passports Ready In 2 Weeks

10:34 [Deutsche Welle] G8 summit faces ample issues to tackle,,15954041,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:39 [NPR] 'Dire Consequences' If Greece Exits Euro

10:39 [Deutsche Welle] How an ancient poem caused the world to swerve,,15951963,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:47 [The Hindu - News] Attack on Afghan govt compound kills 7

10:48 [Fox News] GOP Demands AnswersOn Terror Leader's Release

10:49 [The Hindu - News] As Facebook grows, millions say, ‘no, thanks’

10:50 [CNN] Pakistani president to attend NATO summit on Afghanistan

10:52 [The Independent] UK car production up 9.3% as General Motors announce Ellesmere Port Vauxhall investment

11:01 [The Hindu - News] GVMC asks owners to clean up vacant sites

11:04 [] Kyrgyzstan: Activists Demand School Access for All Children

11:05 [Truthdig] The Only True Way to Save Marriage From Obama

11:06 [zero hedge] Is Spain’s biggest problem Spain?

11:07 [The Independent] Media wins High Court battle over Dale Farm footage

11:09 [Russia Today] Hi-octane blonde: Russian speeds past stereotypes

11:11 [BBC: Entertainment] Stars shine on Cannes red carpet

11:13 [The Hindu - News] A ‘RAY' of hope forslum-dwellers in city

11:13 [] Palestinian report: IDF soldiers open fire near Gaza border, 8 wounded

11:14 [Fox News] Newlywed Accused ofKilling Pregnant Wife

11:15 [Fox News: politics] Vermont becomes first state to ban fracking

11:17 [The Hindu - News] Poor response to Maoist bandh

11:20 [Truthdig] Obama Can’t Knock the Hustle

11:21 [Slashdot] NASA Counts 4,700 Potentially Hazardous Near-Earth Asteroids

11:23 [The Independent] Bomb blasts and arrests during Bangladesh strike

11:23 [The Hindu - News] Sapling planting campaign

11:24 [CNN] Is Facebook a must-buy for journalism?

11:27 [The Hindu - News] Second annual day celebrated in Madurai with enthusiasm

11:33 [The Hindu - News] stale food seized


11:36 [Telegraph] Autopsy after Robert Kennedy Jr's estranged wife found dead

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Land deal is clean: Minister

11:39 [The Independent] Wandsworth children found dead bedroom suffocated, inquest told

11:39 [Fin24 News] Govt: Sanral default not an option

11:40 [The Hindu - News] Construction workers launch hunger strike

11:40 [Deutsche Welle] Kenya struggles to contain al-Shabab threat,,15955091,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:44 [The Hindu - News] Cops asked to keep track of ex-offenders

11:44 [Russia Today] Rogozin challenges Communists to find NATO base in Russia

11:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Scheer: Obama Can't Knock the Hustle

11:48 [Le Monde diplomatique] Too hot not to notice?

11:50 [Deutsche Welle] Call for more specialized centers to improve childbirth,,15948832,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:50 [Global Voices] Namibia: 2012 Chess King of Namibia

11:50 [Fox News] Majority Against Same-Sex Marriage, Poll Finds

11:52 [Telegraph] 4G networks to disrupt TV signals for two million homes

11:53 [CNN] Football fever: Europe's big leagues serve up late drama

11:55 [New Statesman] Online Media Awards 2012: finalists

11:58 [BBC: Also in the news] Oldest living kidney donor at 83

11:58 [The Hindu - News] Union Home Secretary meets Vohra, discusses AFSPA

12:00 [Global Voices] Greece: New Interim Government

12:02 [OpEdNews] Life Begins at Birth: A Male Created Fiction

12:05 [zero hedge] Who Will Be The Next JPM?

12:06 [The Hindu - News] Official status to Bhojpuri to be taken up in Monsoon Session

12:07 [Telegraph] Police investigate 'irresponsible' home made bomb video

12:09 [The Independent] David Cameron: Support Greece or see euro fail

12:11 [Slate Magazine] A Touch Too Long

12:12 [OpEdNews] Two Strikes for Ddraig

12:14 [Russia Today] Paralympic boss impressed with Sochi 2014 preparations

12:15 [NPR] Census: Minorities Surpass Whites In U.S. Births

12:17 [Fox News] US Seeks Help to Fund Afghan Army

12:19 [Russia Today] Chechen leader dismisses govt, promises fresh appointments

12:20 [Good] TED's Taboo: What's Too Controversial for the Hipster Confab?

12:20 [Pravda] Nizhny Novgorod region governor Valery Shantsev's rating improves

12:23 [Telegraph] David Cameron backs eurobonds to solve Europe's 'debt crisis'

12:25 [Deutsche Welle] Interim Greek cabinet sworn in ahead of fresh elections,,15956232,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:25 [The Independent] Spain auctions €2.5 billion in medium term debt

12:26 [The Hindu - News] Police begin probe into Wankhede incident

12:28 [straight] From inside to out, urban living goes upscale

12:29 [CNN] Military activities reported near the Israel-Gaza border

12:33 [AL JAZEERA] Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely'

12:34 [msnbc] Inside Syria rebel stronghold: 'The city is on mute'

12:40 [CNN] Court suspends Mladic war crimes trial

12:40 [CNN: Money] STOCKS: FOCUS ON U.S.

12:40 [The Independent] Judge postpones evidence in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial

12:49 [CNN] Custom-order vehicle theft ring busted

12:49 [Russia Today] Battle plan for Iran ‘ready’ - US envoy to Israel

12:50 [Reuters] Spain beset by bank crisis, recession, bond pressure

12:51 [] NDAA's 'Indefinite Detention' Provisions Unconstitutional, says Judge

12:51 [zero hedge] Nationalized Spanish Bank Plummets On News Of Bank Run

12:54 [] Uzbekistan: Hey, Kids, It’s Cotton-Planting Time

12:54 [Russia Today] Facebook IPO: the final countdown

12:55 [BBC: Also in the news] Man jumps in chute to escape girl

12:56 [The Independent] Judge postpones evidence in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial after Srebrenica massacre is recounted

12:58 [CNET News] Facebook vs. Google: The epic battle

12:59 [Guardian] David Cameron urges eurozone to follow UK model for recovery

13:00 [CNN] New Delhi: Shop till you drop

13:04 [Russia Today] Grexit could have Lehman effect - experts

13:09 [Telegraph] Mladic trial delayed after prosecutors' error

13:10 [NPR] As Feared, JPMorgan's Losses Are Growing; Reportedly At $3 Billion

13:11 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Bankia shares plunge after reports of customers withdrawing funds

13:11 [The Independent] 'Fuel poverty fall' welcomed

13:12 [The Hindu - News] BJD indicates supporting Sangma in presidential poll

13:13 [CNET News] Wanted: A single Facebook millionaire

13:15 [Raw Story] New French government to take a pay cut

13:16 [CNN] Why I won't be quitting Facebook

13:16 [CNN: Technology] Why I'll (probably) never leave Facebook

13:20 [Deutsche Welle] Calls for reform renewed at German Catholic convention,,15956225,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:21 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Farmers critically wounded in unprovoked Israeli attack

13:22 [CNN] Greece's interim Cabinet sworn in as fears swirl of euro exit

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Presidential race: BJD voices support to Sangma

13:25 [Raw Story] Mladic war crimes trial suspended ‘indefinitely’

13:25 [New Statesman] Cameron offers the Eurozone advice

13:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: NASA's Mars Rover Gets Back to Roving

13:27 [The Independent] Picture preview: Paul Spencer's celebration of British sub-cultures

13:27 [OpEdNews] Eliminating the "99%' Can Lead to a Better Message for Social Justice

13:28 [Spiegel] Another One Bites the Dust: It's Getting Lonely for Merkel within Her Party

13:30 [Fox News: politics] DC fetal pain bill to get first hearing in House

13:34 [] Iran threatens to sue Google for leaving Persian Gulf nameless

13:34 [] Pakistan's Gain in Afghan Transit Deal Central Asia's Loss?

13:35 [zero hedge] Moody's Warns Spain It Will Downgrade "More Than 21" Spanish Banks - Expansion

13:35 [CNN] Court suspends Ratko Mladic war crimes trial

13:39 [] US Envoy: Talks Don’t Mean US Won’t Attack Iran

13:40 [Fox News: politics] Backroom ObamaCare deal probed by GOP

13:40 [Raw Story] Growth figures show Japan on recovery track

13:41 [] International Civil Society Ramps Up Campaign Against US Drones

13:42 [The Hindu - News] Bulgaria bans smoking in public places

13:43 [The Independent] The Wiggles to hand over to next generation

13:45 [CNN] Can Obama use Hollywood's soft power?

13:46 [Fox News] Feds Got $439M in 2011 Bonuses

13:49 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: May 17

13:51 [Electronic Intifada] In pictures: portraits of al-Aqaba, a village surrounded by the Israeli army

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Correspondence course in traditional architecture

13:55 [CNN] Down and out in Paris: Afghan street kids in the French capital

13:56 [Spiegel] Defying the Odds: Why the French Economy Works Surprisingly Well

13:59 [The Independent] Night at the museum: Priceless treasures at the Natural History Museum after hours

13:59 [The Hindu - News] Blasts, arrests mark Bangladesh opposition strike

13:59 [Slashdot] Americans Happy To Pay More For Clean Energy, But Only a Little More

13:59 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: May 17

13:59 [Russia Today] Israeli tanks incur into Gaza, Palestinians injured – report

14:00 [CNN] French finance minister says no EU fiscal pact without growth

14:00 [New Statesman] In the Critics this week

14:00 [] Rooftops Provide Huge Opportunity For Solar D

14:01 [The Hindu - News] Maoist hand not confirmed in brutal attack on labourer

14:01 [Pravda] Former Soviet state wants to set Ukraine against Russia

14:02 [Disinformation] Greece’s Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Women Power: Motor woman of the South

14:05 [Raw Story] Spanish queen cancels jubilee trip to London

14:05 [NPR] Minorities Are Now Majority Of U.S. Births, Census Says

14:06 [CNN: Money] Wall Street tries to look past Europe worries

14:06 [zero hedge] Gold Demands Trend (Q1 2012) - Enter The Dragon

14:06 [Spiegel] Downfall of Former Protégé: Dismissal Reveals Tension in Merkel's Government

14:09 [Russia Today] Minority report: White births no longer majority in the US

14:10 [NPR] Judge Suspends War Crimes Trial Of Ratko Mladic

14:11 [Global Voices] Africa: The Golden Baobab Award

14:11 [Telegraph] Tom Cruise says his phone may have been hacked

14:12 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Minister says Israel will not give up settlements of Ofra and Beit El near Ramallah

14:12 [Pravda] Madeleine Albright: Russia's foe and Serbia's butcher

14:14 [The Independent] Post to be hit by Olympic delays

14:14 [CNN] Schoolkids sit their exams, then flee gunfire for Rwanda refugee camp

14:14 [Big Think] The Global Ethos: Need, Speed, and Greed

14:14 [Russia Today] Police to leave Russian stadiums next season

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa to support Sangma for President

14:19 [msnbc] For first time, minorities surpass whites in US births

14:20 [Deutsche Welle] Schäuble receives Charlemagne Prize,,15950762,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:20 [Topix Activism News] Blasts, arrests during Bangladesh strike

14:21 [CNN] Most U.S. children under 1 are minorities, Census says

14:24 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] NATO's Twin Crises

14:25 [Raw Story] Japan bank freezes Iran accounts after court order

14:25 [The Progressive] Wisconsin gubernatorial recall race is historic

14:25 [CNN] Romney no friend on women's health

14:26 [CNN] Smackdown: Tampa Bay area boasts sandy shores, surrealism

14:27 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: Princess Royal and David Beckham to bring Olympic flame to Britain tomorrow evening

14:28 [Pravda] Russia, Ukraine, Slavic Peoples, Population, and Adoption

14:29 [The Independent] The Kennedy Curse strikes again as estranged wife of Robert F Kennedy Jr is found dead

14:30 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa to support Sangma for President

14:30 [CNN: Money] STOCKS: U.S. IN FOCUS

14:35 [Russia Today] Canadian dollar to give Iceland helping hand

14:36 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Miss, Media Spin: "Unchanged"

14:40 [Slashdot] GMU Prof Teaches How To Falsify Wikipedia — and Get Caught

14:41 [Global Voices] Ghana: Will Parliament Pass Right to Information Before 2013?

14:41 [CNN] Iran threatens legal action against Google for not labeling Persian Gulf

14:42 [The Hindu - News] Resorts on ECR woo tourists

14:42 [CNET News] Oops! Yahoo blunders in Facebook patent squabble

14:43 [Telegraph] Drink driver who caused death of girl before she was born jailed in landmark case

14:45 [The Independent] Uludere drone attack raises questions over use of US technology by Turkish army

14:45 [NPR] Activist Chen May Soon Have Passport, Be Able To Leave China

14:50 [The Hindu - News] Getaway: Beach resorts, ideal destinations

14:50 [NPR] Jobless Claims Held Steady Last Week; Back To 4-Year Low

14:54 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) to conduct 3 day march against communal violence from May 20

14:55 [Russia Today] NLMK posts good 1Q results, indicating market recovery

14:55 [Fin24 News] Anglo's struggle showcases platinum woes

14:57 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Gaza government and Qatar Charity sign agreement for the reconstruction of 75 houses

14:57 [CNN] Military activities reported near Israel-Gaza border

14:59 [Financial Times] Greek caretaker government takes office

14:59 [CNET News] iPad mini to debut during second half of 2012, claims report

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Seven dead in attack on Afghan governor's compound,,15956134,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:00 [New Statesman] Robots writing business stories, which is fine

15:01 [zero hedge] Mark Grant On The Forthcoming Hellenic Curse

15:02 [Pravda] Peace-making without mediators

15:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Center for Public Integrity: ALEC anti-union push includes key players from Michigan, Arizona think tanks

15:05 [Russia Today] Infringing national sovereignty could lead to nuclear apocalypse - Medvedev

15:05 [Raw Story] Dark Knight Rises imperilled by Morgan Freeman’s politics, claims Time Warner shareholder

15:08 [zero hedge] Fear & Panic are the Banking Cartel’s Weapons V. the Gold & Silver Bull. Patience and Logic are the Best Defense.

15:09 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Are Islamists Role Models to Christian Fundamentalists?

15:09 [Big Think] Mind-Controlled Robots Take Big Step Forward

15:10 [Russia Today] US armory fortress revamped into Porno Land

15:10 [CNN: Crime] Report: Zimmerman had broken nose

15:11 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Spain's Bankia denies suffering run on deposits

15:11 [CNN] Palestinian female Olympian: 'Miracles do happen'

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Presidential polls: Its tribals' turn, says Sangma


15:16 [zero hedge] Schumer Introduces Ex-PATRIOT Act: Will Banish Those Who Renounce US Citizenship

15:16 [The Nation] Ohio

15:16 [The Atlantic: International] China Noir: The Long History of Gritty Stories, Real and Fictional

15:17 [msnbc: politics] Super PAC eyes Jeremiah Wright ad buy

15:17 [CNN] Family upbeat despite flesh-eating bacteria; second woman may be infected

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Government achieved nothing in a year: BJP

15:20 [Slashdot] Most CCTV Systems Come With Trivial Exploits

15:21 [Global Voices] Guatemala: A ‘Guatemaltequismo' A Day

15:23 [United Nations Foundation] Not In My Backyard! As Local Government Attacks on Women's Health Increase, Citizens Are Fighting Back

15:23 [The Hindu - News] AI pilots’ body seeks legal opinion as HC rejects plea

15:23 [CNN] The duchess of Cambridge's best looks

15:26 [The Nation] Wisconsin's Recall

15:28 [BBC: Science & Environment] UK retains strict animal test law

15:30 [Telegraph] The Queen has shown the strength of Britain and Ireland's relationship


15:32 [The Independent] Sam Hallam walks free after seven years as appeal judges quash murder conviction

15:33 [zero hedge] Greek Lights Out... Literally

15:34 [Pravda] Hyundai Sonata suddenly accelerates against driver's will to 80 mph

15:35 [CNET News] Who was Steve Jobs? New kids book aims to answer the question

15:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Chronicling Discovery: The Online Journals of Rare-Book Collectors

15:36 [BBC: Science & Environment] Kepler counts colossal explosions

15:36 [CNN] The trillion dollar question: Will Greece exit the euro?

15:36 [The Nation] Obama and the Arc of the Rainbow

15:40 [Russia Today] Euro woes hit Spanish Bankia

15:40 [Raw Story] Photo-sharing social network Pinterest valued at $1.5 billion

15:41 [CNN] Group argues weed is safer than booze

15:43 [Anarchist news] Ron Sokolsky's Misrepresentation of Victoria Anarchism

15:43 [The Onion] [audio] German Luftwaffle Chain Offers Waffles, Overwhelming Air Superiority

15:44 [CNN] The Duchess of Cambridge's best looks

15:46 [CNET News] Lone Anon hater takes responsibility for Pirate Bay attack

15:48 [Anarchist news] Metropolis Film

15:50 [Russia Today] ‘Western cops over-the-top against protesters’ – Moscow

15:54 [The Hindu - News] The ice cream man

15:58 [Anarchist news] On the Passing of Joel Olson

15:58 [The Hindu - News] The Reluctant Gourmet: From the heart of the South

15:59 [Mother Jones] Judge Blocks Enforcement of National Defense Authorization Act

16:00 [Telegraph] Syrian opposition chief Ghalioun resigns

16:00 [Deutsche Welle] Mladic genocide trial halted over 'irregularities',,15956767,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:01 [NPR] Romney's $40.1 Million Haul In April Nearly Matches Obama's

16:01 [Fin24 News] Gauteng explores funding models

16:01 [zero hedge] Consumer Blinks as "Consumer Comfort" Collapses Most In 4 Years

16:02 [Slashdot] Inside the 2012 Loebner Prize

16:02 [Disinformation] Kuwait’s Top Book Censor Discusses Her Job

16:06 [NPR] How To Make Healthy Eating Easier On The Wallet? Change The Calculation

16:06 [BBC: Education] Warning over A-level reform plans

16:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Mike Honda: The Anti-Bullying Movement: What's Next

16:07 [Fox News: politics] Grossed-Out Independents Help Obama in FOX News Poll

16:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Australia's brain drain

16:08 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Protection for Salvadoran Migrants En Route to U.S.

16:09 [] Western diplomats are still getting it wrong on Iran

16:10 [Deutsche Welle] Utoya survivors confront mass-killer in court,,15956743,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:11 [NPR] Leading Indicators Dip For First Time In 7 Months

16:11 [zero hedge] Philly Fed Plunges, First Contraction Since September 2011

16:16 [CNN] Cops close part of historic district in Savannah, Georgia

16:16 [Telegraph] Energy costs in home rise five times faster than income

16:16 [Spiegel] Unreliable Partners?: Germany's Reputation in NATO Has Hit Rock Bottom

16:17 [The Nation] Obama Can’t Knock the Hustle

16:17 [BuzzFlash] The Ongoing Racket of Glenn Beck's Dog-Whistles

16:19 [CNN] Ballistic testing shows highway shooting deaths connected, source says

16:19 [The Independent] Banksy's 'Parachuting Rat' accidentally ruined by Australian builder

16:20 [Fox News] Millions Refuse to 'Like' Facebook Despite Growth

16:21 [The Atlantic: Politics] GOP Super PAC Weighs Slamming Obama Over Rev. Wright

16:21 [The Atlantic: International] Can One Chef Take Finnish Food From 'Worst in the World' to Gourmet?

16:24 [Big Think] Is Social Science an Oxymoron?

16:24 [] Ex-Mossad chief to international community: Sanctions only way to halt Iran's nuclear program

16:25 [zero hedge] Gold Welcomes Its New CTRL+Ping Overlords

16:26 [The Atlantic: Politics] How Important Are Civil Liberties to Obama Supporters?

16:26 [Electronic Intifada] EU denounces Israel's destruction of aid projects in West Bank

16:26 [Spiegel] Nine-Month Delay: New Berlin Airport Won't Open until March 2013

16:27 [The Nation] Preying on the Poor

16:27 [Fox News: politics] Super PAC preparing ads tying Obama to former pastor Wright

16:28 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Knesset bill will prohibit Nakba Day ceremonies in educational institutions

16:31 [zero hedge] The Economist FTW (Redux)

16:31 [New Statesman] Disability and the return of blame culture

16:31 [NPR] 30-Year Mortgage Rates At Record Low 3.79 Percent

16:32 [Slate Magazine] DoubleX Gabfest:

The Barechested Edition

16:32 [The Onion] Secretary Of Transportation Flips Out On Pothole In Baltimore

16:32 [CNN: Money] Facebook IPO to price Thursday

16:32 [Telegraph] Harry Potter and the Philosophers' Conference at St Andrews University

16:33 [CNN] Guess who's coming to dinner while dad's deployed?

16:34 [CNET News] Iran to Google: Fix your map, or we'll sue

16:34 [The Independent] Adele set to dominate Ivor Novello Awards

16:35 [Russia Today] France says no to thrifty policy

16:35 [The Hindu - News] U.K. MPs sign anti-Kudankulam letter to Manmohan

16:35 [] Kazakhstan: Astana Touts Caspian Port as NDN Hub

16:37 [CNN] New French PM's name causes Arab giggles

16:38 [OpEdNews] Obama Can't Knock the Hustle

16:39 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Sierra Leone Up for Grabs

16:40 [] TIME magazine crowns Netanyahu as the 'king of Israel'

16:40 [CNET News] How Facebook took over the Web

16:41 [CNN] Vermont first state to ban fracking

16:42 [Slashdot] Federal Court Rejects NDAA's Indefinite Detention, Issues Injunction

16:43 [OpEdNews] Barbara Ehrenreich: Looting the Lives of the Poor

16:45 [Raw Story] TED Talks refuses to publish income inequality speech

16:46 [CNN] John Doe #2 drops out, ends Travolta sexual battery lawsuit

16:47 [Slate Magazine] Say Yes to a Different Dress

16:50 [] TIME crowns Netanyahu as the 'king of Israel'

16:51 [American Independent] Is NOM acting right?

16:54 [zero hedge] How JPM's "Hedge" Blew Up In One Easy Chart

16:54 [CNN] Second case of flesh-eating bacteria reported

16:54 [Big Think] Autonomous Robots Take to the High Seas

16:55 [CNN] British adventurer seeks to become first female to row North Pacific solo

16:56 [NPR] Embattled Hospital Debt Collector Taps Politicians For Defense

16:59 [Mother Jones] FLASHBACK: Bobby Jindal's Exorcism Problem

17:00 [Russia Today] Egyptian director against film being shown in Israel

17:01 [The Hindu - News] The Sutherland fire

17:02 [CNET News] Why did Rakuten invest so much in Pinterest? Integration

17:02 [Slashdot] RunCore Introduces Self-Destructable SSD

17:02 [The Onion] Report: Caucasians Will Soon Be A Minority In Their Own Goddamn Country

17:03 [The Hindu - News] Explorers of time, space

17:04 [Telegraph] Think before you tweet, civil servants told

17:05 [Deutsche Welle] Shares for Spanish Bankia lender plummet again,,15956927,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:06 [The Independent] Eurozone concerns drag markets lower

17:08 [CNET News] Low Latency No. 23: Brace yourself

17:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John-Manuel Andriote: Sen. Sanders' Common Sense on HIV Drugs Would Save Money and Lives

17:09 [The Hindu - News] Scoring with swara exchanges

17:12 [The Hindu - News] It's no child's play

17:12 [BBC: Entertainment] Adele wins songwriter of the year

17:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Kate Middleton's best looks

17:13 [CNN] Savannah standoff ends; suspect in custody

17:15 [High Country News] Rachel Carson's redwood dreams, and 50 years of "Silent Spring"

17:16 [Fox News: politics] Conservative group opposes Harvey Milk Day, wants children to stay home from school

17:16 [Fin24 News] Solidarity: ICT industry sheds jobs

17:16 [Spiegel] El Dorado in Angola: Portuguese Find Oasis from Crisis in Former Colony

17:20 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Putin protesters set up new camp

17:21 [CNN] Obama: They still like him, but will they vote for him?

17:21 [] Democracy Now!: Paul Krugman: Debt Commission Chair Alan Simpson Is Wrong To Call For Greater Austerity, Budget Cuts

17:22 [The Hindu - News] Vembanad fish count on May 23 and 24

17:24 [Big Think] Angels and America: The Inherent Immorality of Capital Punishment

17:25 [Slashdot] Online Loneliness At Google+

17:25 [CNN] Euro crisis: Should I cancel my vacation?

17:25 [Raw Story] Romney nearly matches Obama with $40 million in April donations

17:27 [CNET News] Has Apple taken control of

17:28 [The Hindu - News] Yogakshema Sabha State meet to be held in Kannur

17:28 [CNET News] Viacom channels back on Time Warner iPad app

17:29 [CNN] Coding and Red Bull: Facebook to hold all-night hacking session

17:29 [Mother Jones] West Virginia Funds Pro-Coal Attack on Obama Admin.

17:30 [Russia Today] NASA report: 4,700 asteroids pose impact hazard to Earth

17:30 [straight] News for Youse: UN blasts Canadian economic disparity, government ponders relocating unemployed losers

17:31 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How The U.S. Dollar Will Be Replaced

17:31 [NPR] Obama Looks For Help In Paying For Afghan Army

17:32 [The Onion] American Voices: Bush Endorses Romney

17:33 [CNN] Greeks voice frustration as world holds its breath for election

17:34 [CNET News] Study: You're not clicking on Facebook ads -- and you never will

17:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Discovering News Based on What People Unlike You Have Read

17:37 [The Independent] Rapist admits assaulting two women in space of 15 minutes

17:37 [Slate Magazine] The Circle of Wes Expands

17:40 [Russia Today] Russia make semis at hockey Worlds as Canada crash out

17:41 [CNN: Money] THE PRICE IS RIGHT?

17:41 [New Statesman] In this week's New Statesman: European Crisis

17:45 [Raw Story] World’s oldest surviving Chinese sailing vessel returns to Taiwan

17:46 [The Atlantic: Politics] Romney Playing Cheney Card in Foreign Policy

17:47 [The Atlantic: International] Is North Korea's Information Seal Starting to Break?

17:47 [msnbc: politics] Republicans anxiously discourage racially-charged super PAC strategy

17:48 [CNN] Mary Kennedy: 'Green' designer, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

17:50 [Telegraph] Two arrests over attack on 94-year-old Emma Winnall in her bed

17:51 [New Internationalist] What do bond markets think of ‘austerity’?

17:51 [Le Monde diplomatique] Epistle to the ecotopians

17:51 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Average Person Alive During WWII And Now on Facebook Has 42 Friends

17:51 [American Independent] Mich. HIV contractor violated privacy policy, investigation finds

17:54 [CNN: Politics] 2012 bellwether emerges in central Virginia

17:54 [Big Think] Take This Data And Shove It

17:56 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Mexico's Drug War: 50,000 Dead in 6 Years

17:57 [CNN] Palace: Kate has graduated as 'fully fledged' royal

17:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Kissel: Georgetown Should Honor Its Commitment to Free Speech

17:59 [Canadian Dimension] Nefarious details in the Cuban Five case

17:59 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 17, 2012

18:00 [CNN] Autopsy: Mary Kennedy died of asphyxiation due to hanging

18:01 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: Bank jog

18:01 [Pravda] US guilty of arming terrorists

18:02 [Disinformation] ‘Radioactive Man’ Pulled Over By Connecticut Police

18:02 [Fin24 News] Minister: Big fuel price drop in June

18:03 [The Atlantic: National] Why One School's Boys Baseball Team Won't Play Against Girls

18:03 [zero hedge] The American Foreclosure Process Has Ground To A Halt

18:04 [Fox News: politics] Senators target Facebook co-founder for giving up citizenship, seek to impose taxes

18:05 [Russia Today] Hackers set sites on Eurovision

18:05 [Raw Story] Billionaire Warren Buffett buys small newspaper chain

18:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: Gary Johnson's Explosive, Juicy New Ad

18:06 [NPR] Virginia Senate Race: Battle Of The Former Governors

18:07 [BuzzFlash] Do Nuclear Reactors that Jump $900 Million in 3 Months Now Get Taxpayer Gurarantees?

18:07 [Slashdot] DreamHammer's Wants To Corner the Drone OS Market

18:08 [The Independent] Ed Sheeran and Adele take Ivor Novello Awards

18:09 [The Hindu - News] Graduates may vote in greater numbers for their constituency this time

18:12 [] Rep. Kucinich to Retire From Office

18:13 [OpEdNews] Something Stinks: John Edwards and a Thirty Year Jail Term?

18:14 [Fox News: politics] Florida student to plead guilty to Obama threat on Facebook

18:15 [Reuters: politics] Obama says to retain US investment sanctions on Myanmar

18:16 [AL JAZEERA] Mladic trial suspended over 'errors'

18:16 [NPR] Hot Pants Indeed: Rocks In Pocket Set Woman's Shorts On Fire

18:16 [The Onion] Statshot: Top Names For Skrillex's Haircut

18:18 [Pravda] Chinese ship on long ocean expedition

18:19 [Mostly Water] The War on Ontario's Poor

18:20 [Russia Today] NDAA: Indefinite detention stopped? Not so fast.

18:20 [Topix Activism News] Officer's acquittal over Texas arrest upsets some

18:24 [BBC: Entertainment] Disco singer Donna Summer dies

18:24 [Big Think] When Justice falls victim to ‘National Security’

18:25 [CNN] Grow up, Congress: Make a deal on debt

18:27 [CNN] Donna Summer is dead at 63

18:28 [CNET News] Friday debut of SF bar-cams stirs sour reception

18:29 [Slashdot] Who Is Still Using IE6? the UK Government

18:29 [Mother Jones] RIP Chuck Brown

18:30 [zero hedge] European Financials Hit Six Month Lows; 12 Down Days In A Row

18:30 [Raw Story] U.S. unemployment claims remain unchanged

18:31 [NPR] Donna Summer, The Queen Of Disco, Dies At 63

18:35 [Russia Today] Ring of fire: Rare eclipse sparks craze

18:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] History Repeats Itself, First as Tragedy, Second as Animated Gif

18:38 [BBC: Also in the news] Man held for 'swallowing diamond'

18:39 [The Independent] The euro crisis and your holiday cash - the answers you need

18:39 [CNN] Breastfeeding is intuitive and easy? No!

18:40 [Raw Story] NC mother claims teacher kept disabled son in cardboard box

18:41 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Backwardation In Gold And Silver

18:41 [CNET News] Twitter announces support for Do Not Track

18:45 [CNET News] Best Buy cuts price of iPhone 4 to $49.99

18:47 [Caritas Internationalis] Caritas helping stranded South Sudanese return home

18:47 [The Onion] American Voices: Nonwhite Babies Pass White Babies In United States

18:47 [Slate Magazine] Giving Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Another Chance

18:47 [Slashdot] NIH Study Finds That Coffee Drinkers Have Lower Risk of Death

18:48 [The Nation] With Hollande in Power, Can Germany's Social Democrats Force Merkel to Discard Austerity?

18:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert L. Borosage: The Austerity Trap and the Jobs Deficit

18:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Activists Brace for Long War Against Nuclear Power

18:50 [BuzzFlash] NRA Double Standard: Black Woman Sentenced to 20 Years for "Standing Her Ground" in Florida

18:50 [msnbc: politics] Ricketts: I'm not going to use Jeremiah Wright

18:51 [Mostly Water] U.S. Drone Strikes Kill Civilians in Yemen

18:53 [zero hedge] Thank You Mario Draghi For The Best Year-To-Date Trade

18:55 [Big Think] Does Mobile Computing Increase Productivity?

18:55 [Russia Today] Moose-on-the-loose mingle with Muscovites

18:58 [Amnesty International] Syria: Deported Palestinian journalist speaks out about torture in custody

19:00 [zero hedge] Fraud and Earthquake Risks at California Nuclear Plants Jeopardize Safety

19:00 [Good] Billr: The App for Dining on a Budget (Without Annoying Your Friends)

19:01 [New Statesman] Donna Summer dies, age 63

19:02 [Infoshop] Ron Sokolsky's Misrepresentation of Victoria Anarchism

19:05 [Russia Today] Cameron calls for ‘make-up’ or ‘break-up’ but will eurozone agree?

19:06 [Deutsche Welle] Leader of Syria's main opposition group to resign,,15957108,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:07 [Telegraph] Men think meat is macho and salad is for wimps, claims research

19:08 [CNN] The best gym ever? Fit Nation in Hawaii

19:10 [Raw Story] SpaceX to launch first private space rocket on Saturday

19:10 [The Independent] Donna Summer dies aged 63‎

19:13 [Mostly Water] Never Forget that Bradley Manning is the Issue

19:14 [CNN: Money] ...AND DON'T COME BACK!

19:16 [The Hindu - News] Slain terrorist Merah planned to attack Indian embassy in Paris

19:17 [The Onion] Cop Grudgingly Admits Suspect Is The Best Goddamn Pedophile He's Seen In 30 Years On The Force

19:17 [CNN] Disco queen Donna Summer dies at 63

19:19 [OpEdNews] Deliverance from the Lonesome Blues

19:20 [World Policy Institute] Canada Breaks Its Environmental Agreements

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Maoists blow up rail track in Dhanbad

19:21 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Gold Tells The Truth

19:23 [Telegraph] Councillor held over town hall 'kill threats'

19:23 [BBC: Technology] UK police to extract phone data

19:23 [CNET News] iHome iP76: chameleon LED Bluetooth tower for your iPhone

19:25 [] Three Eritrean asylum seekers suspected of raping a minor in Tel Aviv

19:26 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Community Organizing Geeks Who Could Revolutionize Campaign Tech

19:28 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Is Outsourcing Development a Good Idea?

19:29 [Fox News: politics] US giving Israel $70 million more for Iron Dome

19:30 [Raw Story] Romney: JPMorgan’s $3 billion loss is ‘the way America works’

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Maharaja-style trip for Minister, media

19:31 [straight] Brent Granby: Secured Market Rental Policy Program will fail without real affordability

19:34 [Utne] Preying On the Poor

19:35 [The Hindu - News] No jolt from this bolt for aircraft

19:35 [The Progressive] Judge Blocks Part of NDAA

19:37 [NPR] Senators Propose Barring Those Who Drop Citizenship From Reentering U.S.

19:37 [CNN] China's soccer ambition grows with Guangzhou's Lippi coup

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa warns of stern action against illegal sand quarrying

19:38 [CNN] Greece passes Olympic flame to Britain

19:38 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Fitch downgrades Greece on euro exit fears

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Probe into alleged doctors-pharma firms' connivance sought

19:40 [Russia Today] Russian woman bins rubbish boyfriend

19:40 [Truthdig] Preying on the Poor

19:40 [Raw Story] Report: RFK Jr.’s wife found hanged

19:41 [The Hindu - News] Bill gets nod to extend time for OBC quota implementation

19:41 [The Independent] Wigan give Liverpool permission to speak to Roberto Martinez about succeeding Kenny Dalglish

19:45 [Fox News] Pols Take Aim at Those Who Un-Friend America

19:45 [Russia Today] Pokrovsky Boulevard – a whistle-stop tour of Moscow history

19:47 [The Hindu - News] Child artist Taruni cremated

19:47 [Global Voices] Bolivia: Web 2.0 Workshops for Aymara School Teachers

19:48 [zero hedge] BaNK RuNS...

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Indian couple jailed in U.K. for running immigration scam

19:50 [CNET News] Chevy SS: Everything old is new again

19:50 [Russia Today] Folk musician plays avant-garde session in RT studio

19:50 [Financial Times] Iran ships oil on behalf of Syria

19:50 [Reuters] USPS to close or consolidate 140 mail sites

19:51 [CNN] The legacy of Donna Summer, America's disco queen, is lasting

19:53 [The Hindu - News] MCA to mull over stadium ban

19:53 [Fox News: politics] Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

19:55 [Truthdig] Minorities Now Account for More Than Half of Births in U.S.

19:56 [msnbc] Chicago braces for major protests as NATO summit looms

19:57 [The Independent] Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco, dies aged 63‎

19:57 [CNET News] Rocks spontaneously combust in woman's pocket

20:00 [Big Think] Bicycles Are the Next Mobile Technology Platform

20:00 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Breaking the Silence on Racism in Cuba

20:00 [] Iran vows never to renounce nuclear ‘rights’

20:01 [] Ahmadinejad eager to attend London Olympics, despite 'Zion' logo

20:02 [Disinformation] Do Psychedelics Expand the Mind by Reducing Brain Activity?

20:02 [zero hedge] Step Aside Business Cycle: Presenting The Business Swirl

20:04 [OpEdNews] Corporatism's Plan for the Dumbing Down of America

20:05 [Reuters: politics] Obama says to retain U.S. investment sanctions on Myanmar

20:05 [Raw Story] NY woman charged with lewd conduct after walking naked into 2 stores

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Centre: Nair given due chance

20:06 [CNET News] Chow down with Woz, oh lucky winner

20:06 [zero hedge] A Simple Question For Senator Schumer

20:07 [Slate Magazine] The 2012 TV Upfronts

20:08 [Global Voices] Paraguay: A Look Inside Aché Indigenous Communities

20:08 [Reuters: politics] Top Republican boosts pressure for U.S. tax rewrite

20:09 [The Hindu - News] As EC resumes hearing, Chavan's lawyer raises procedural issue

20:10 [Russia Today] Chicago in a jam: Security services to block cell phone towers ahead of NATO summit?

20:10 [Raw Story] Ben Stein: Obama not a ‘presidential genius’ like Nixon

20:10 [CNET News] Facebook's IPO: A cautionary tale for the company

20:10 [Good] Infographic: Understanding Social Enterprise

20:11 [CBC: politics] Environmental review panels will set witnesses, MPs told

20:12 [The Atlantic: International] European Media Go a Little Overboard Sexing-Up Continental Politics

20:12 [AL JAZEERA] Mladic trial postponed over 'errors'

20:13 [Global Voices] Lesotho: Lesotho Decides 2012

20:13 [Fox News] New Mexico 'City in Chaos' Is Rocked by Scandals

20:14 [OpEdNews] Sun into Gemini: Time to be Curious and Think Higher Thoughts

20:15 [Truthdig] RFK Jr.’s Estranged Wife Found Dead

20:15 [The Hindu - News] Chidambaram promises decision soon on Bhojpuri

20:16 [] Eurovision: Azerbaijan's Three Days of Fame

20:17 [The Onion] Republicans Stalling Obama's Agenda By Speaking, Moving In Slow Motion

20:19 [CNET News] U.S. Cellular launches its own Samsung mobile hot spot

20:21 [Deutsche Welle] Lyon win women's Champions League, beating Frankfurt,,15957187,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:23 [This Magazine] One Track Mind: The Great Sabatini – Matterhorn – City Limits

20:24 [Topix Activism News] Four Iranian Men to be Executed for Sodomy

20:25 [Telegraph] Diamond Jubilee: Boris Johnson says Thames Pageant will be 'like Dunkirk but more cheerful'

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Labourer brutally attacked in M.P.

20:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Internet at the Dawn of Facebook

20:27 [The Independent] Solar panel subsidy cuts halted by ministers

20:28 [Slashdot] Senators To Unveil the 'Ex-Patriot Act' To Respond To Facebook's Saverin

20:28 [CNET News] Comcast ditches 250GB data cap, tests tiered pricing

20:30 [Mother Jones] Info About Fracking Concerns Limited in PA

20:30 [Russia Today] Triumph on hold: Facelift for Moscow’s famous victory arch

20:32 [CNET News] Facebook reportedly close to setting IPO price at $38

20:32 [The Hindu - News] MPs' protest against cartoon is vote-bank politics: Dalit activists

20:32 [straight] The day disco died: Donna Summer succumbs to cancer

20:35 [Russia Today] Bahraini police fire tear-gas at peaceful crowd (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

20:36 [] Panetta: U.S. to give Israel additional $70 million for Iron Dome

20:36 [The Hindu - News] Hooda discharged from hospital

20:38 [CNET News] iCloud hacked, or is it simply spam?

20:39 [OpEdNews] Federal court enjoins NDAA

20:40 [CNN] Alabama governor wants more discussion on immigration law

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Assaulted Mahantesh was involved with BEML expose

20:41 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Regardless Of What The Propaganda Says, This Is Not How A Free Society Treats People

20:41 [CNET News] U.S. cybersecurity chief Howard Schmidt retiring

20:41 [Fox News] Changing America: Minority Births Now Outpace Whites

20:42 [Slate Magazine] The Wrath of Cons

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet clears Rs. 8,500-crore project

20:45 [Truthdig] Bill Takes Aim at Facebook Co-Founder’s Tax Scheme

20:48 [The Hindu - News] Naxal violence in Maharashtra

20:50 [The Onion] Infographic: Evolution Of Obama's Gay Marriage Stance

20:50 [The Hindu - News] State government to focus on palace and temple tours

20:52 [The Atlantic: International] 'Smart Defense': Should Europe's Militaries Specialize?

20:52 [The Hindu - News] Croatian experts to inspect KKNPP next week

20:55 [CNN] Iran threatens to sue Google for not labeling Persian Gulf

20:55 [Russia Today] Capital Account now on Hulu in full HD

20:56 [zero hedge] Gundlach On Mortgages, Models, And "AAPL-To-NatGas" Monster Legs

20:57 [The Atlantic: International] What China's Talking About Today: Outrage as North Koreans Hold Chinese Fishermen Hostage

20:57 [Telegraph] More children born to ethnic minorities than to white families in US

20:58 [CBC: politics] Old Age Security affordable without changes, watchdog says

20:58 [CNET News] It's Facebook IPO on Reporters' Roundtable, LIVE on Friday

20:58 [The Hindu - News] Forest department has failed to maintain jatropha plantations: CAG

21:00 [Big Think] You Are Not Your Task List

21:00 [Pravda] Another farce at the ICC

21:00 [Good] Debunking 'Green Living': Combatting Climate Change Requires Lifestyle Changes, Not Organic Products

21:02 [NPR] For Athletes, Dealing With Pain May Be A Big Gain

21:02 [] Economy-Crushing 'Inequality': An Idea TED Thinks 'Is NOT Worth Spreading'

21:02 [Disinformation] On The Amazing Benefits Of Mind Uploading

21:04 [Reuters: politics] Conservative group rejects ads targeting Obama's former pastor

21:04 [OpEdNews] Are Banksters Robbing, & Even Killing, Millions of People Worldwide? If So, How?

21:05 [Raw Story] Facebook billionaire’s tax dodge inspires punitive Act of Congress

21:06 [zero hedge] Jamie Dimon "Invited" To Testify Before Senate

21:07 [The Hindu - News] Gurudas Dasgupta asks striking NLC workers to keep up the fight

21:08 [The Atlantic: National] Book News: Seattle, Phoenix, Asia Sentinel, Malaysia

21:08 [Slashdot] The Pirate Bay Returns, Anonymous Hater Takes Credit For DDoS

21:11 [Telegraph] Kazakh police officer imprisoned in riot trial


21:17 [NPR] Diplomat: U.S. Has Military Option Ready, If Needed, To Deal With Iran

21:17 [Slate Magazine] What Economists Get Wrong About Science and Technology

21:18 [CNN] Study finds nearly 1 in 10 state prisoners is victim of sexual abuse

21:18 [CNET News] Want 4G and unlimited data on Verizon? Better upgrade now

21:19 [zero hedge] Goldman Goes Short The US Consumer

21:21 [Fox News: politics] Obama declares 'new chapter' for US, Burma

21:23 [CNET News] Sorting the Great British Firewall

21:24 [Moral Low Ground] Human Rights Watch: NATO Ignoring Civilian Deaths in Libya

21:25 [Russia Today] Spy drone could have almost brought down a plane in Colorado

21:26 [The Onion] WEDDINGS: Kristen Anderson and James Greene

21:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] When Newspapermen Tried to Explain Friending to America

21:27 [NPR] Head Of Syrian Opposition Group Says He Will Resign

21:27 [Slashdot] Iran Threatens Legal Action Against Google For Not Labeling Gulf 'Persian'

21:27 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened May 17, 2012

21:31 [The Hindu - News] CBI questions Tejinder Singh in Adarsh housing society case

21:32 [Slate Magazine] Greek Drama

21:33 [straight] Art Wheelers bicycle public-art tours are back this summer

21:34 [OpEdNews] James O'Keefe's 'dead' North Carolina voter not dead yet

21:34 [msnbc] Prosecution: Edwards tried to hide affair until campaign ended

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Modi will attend national executive, asserts BJP

21:36 [CNET News] The 404 1,056: Where you don't win friends with salad (podcast)

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Gehlot seeks visas for family members of ailing Mehdi Hasan

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Biker pays a heavy price for jumping signal

21:41 [CNN] Dimon's $23 million salary isn't the problem

21:41 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ricketts Disavows Proposal to Revive Jeremiah Wright Controversy

21:42 [NPR] Solar Panels From China May Get New U.S. Tariffs

21:42 [] House Bill Reinstates 'Global Gag Rule,' Cuts All Funds for United Nations Population Fund

21:44 [CNN] Travolta sexual battery lawsuit withdrawn, but case may go on

21:45 [Big Think] Scientists Build Electricity Producing Viruses

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Queen of Disco Donna Summer passes away

21:49 [OpEdNews] In Romney's "Dream," He Takes Undeserved Credit For Steel Dynamics

21:49 [Slashdot] Paul Vixie: 100,000 DSL Modems May Lose Their DNS On July 9

21:50 [Raw Story] State Dept. boots breast cancer survivor from blogroll over ‘nipple cozies’

21:50 [Truthdig] TED Decides Not to Publish Income Inequality Talk

21:51 [] Village Courts Have Mixed Record - Report

21:52 [CNET News] Apple's main data center to go fully-renewable this year

21:56 [CNN: Crime] Zimmerman had broken nose

21:57 [Telegraph] 'Queen of Disco' Donna Summer 'thought she became ill after inhalling 9/11 particles'

22:01 [] Ex-Mossad chief's newest Iran jab is directed at Obama, not Netanyahu

22:01 [CNN] Changes outlined NYPD's 'stop, question and frisk' policy

22:02 [The Hindu - News] CBSE schools grapple with RTE Act

22:04 [OpEdNews] I-Voting: A Breakthrough Is Needed

22:05 [Truthdig] Buffett Buys Newspapers, Bucks Dying Media Trend

22:06 [The Hindu - News] City colleges told to appoint principals or face the music

22:06 [zero hedge] Flight From Risk: Treasury Plummets To Record Low Yield As Gold Surges

22:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] President Obama Is Ending Black America's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

22:06 [CNET News] Asus VG278H review: Great 3D, but what about that price?

22:09 [Guardian] Barack Obama tells EU: boost growth now or face a global crisis

22:10 [The Hindu - News] Fire at BPO firm in Velachery

22:11 [] Quality time with King Bibi

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Gold jewellery stolen

22:12 [NPR] N. Carolina Politicos Pan Proposed Rev. Wright, Anti-Obama Ad Idea

22:14 [The Hindu - News] TANGEDCO staff protest

22:14 [The Onion] Bears Claim They'd Want Brandon Marshall On Their Side In Bar Fight With Woman

22:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Reinbach: Agenda 21: Sustainability? You Mean the New World Order, says John Birch Society

22:16 [The Atlantic: Politics] Picture of the Day: The Metrosexual, Black Abe Lincoln

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Finally, a taste of rain in city suburbs

22:18 [Global Voices] Georgia: LGBT Activists Attacked by Orthodox Religious Group

22:19 [New York Times: politics] On Stump, Romney Is Fond of Bill Clinton and Obama Praises Reagan

22:20 [CNN] Justice Breyer's D.C. home hit by burglary

22:20 [Raw Story] Biden mocks Romney by taking credit for moon landing

22:21 [zero hedge] On FX and Worst Fears

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Councillors threatened us, say contractors

22:22 [Disinformation] TV Ad Campaign: Weed Is Safer Than Booze

22:23 [CNET News] Facebook sets IPO price at $38 a share

22:24 [Fin24 News] Govt 'confident' of solution to oil ban

22:25 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Hopes To Heal Economy Through Devaluation, Which Has Hit Poor Hard

22:28 [CNN: Money] Facebook's IPO: $38 per share

22:28 [Fin24 News] Govt 'confident' avoiding US sanctions

22:29 [CNN] Betty White roast: Superlatives for the most super ninetysomething of all

22:29 [OpEdNews] Applying the Six-Day War to Iran

22:30 [Telegraph] US to bolster Israel's 'Iron Dome'

22:30 [CNET News] How to fix battery issues after upgrading to iOS 5.1.1

22:30 [Mother Jones] Rep. Mike Coffman Isn't Sure What Country the President is From

22:31 [CNN] Rebuilding Joplin a year after tornado

22:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Should Jeremiah Wright Be Off-Limits for Political Attacks?

22:32 [Slashdot] From MIT Inventor To Tea Party Leader

22:33 [straight] B.C. MLAs’ recommendations disappoint supporters of cosmetic pesticide ban

22:33 [Global Voices] Georgia: No Sex and the City

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Chandrasekharan murder case: two more arrested

22:37 [NPR] Facebook Stock Priced at $38 A Share Ahead of Friday IPO

22:43 [zero hedge] Moody's Downgrades 16 Spanish Banks, As Expected

22:45 [Russia Today] Moody’s cuts ratings of 17 Spanish banks

22:45 [CNN: Entertainment] The best of the White roast

22:49 [Moral Low Ground] ‘The Moral High Ground’: Federal Judge Katherine Forrest Strikes Down Indefinite Detention Anti-Terror Law, Cites “Chilling Impact on First Amendment Rights”

22:50 [Russia Today] Moody’s cuts ratings of 16 Spanish banks

22:52 [Slate Magazine] Diablo III Gets a New Exclusive HD Trailer

22:54 [CNN] Jury to begin deliberating in Edwards trial

22:55 [Russia Today] Major CISPA opponent steps down, jeopardizing White House's veto promise

22:55 [The Progressive] A Letter to Scott Walker

22:57 [msnbc] Facebook looking at price of $38 a share as IPO approaches

23:00 [CNET News] Retro 1980s case turns iPhone into 'brick' handset

23:03 [Fin24 News] Govt 'confident' of avoiding US sanctions

23:04 [Global Voices] Togo : Presidential Patrimony versus University Facilities

23:05 [The Hindu - News] White babies now minority in U.S.: Census Bureau

23:06 [zero hedge] Debate: Do We Need More Regulation … Or Less?

23:07 [msnbc: politics] From presidential race to House primaries, super PACs having wide impact

23:09 [Slashdot] Comcast To Remove Data Cap, Implement Tiered Pricing

23:09 [CNN] Super PAC's reported anti-Obama ad sparks backlash, quick denial

23:15 [Raw Story] U.S. group to send 22 observers to Egypt’s election

23:16 [Telegraph] Princess Anne: Olympics do seem extravagant

23:17 [CNN] Driving out moderates in Congresss: Is this what voters want?

23:19 [zero hedge] Did Today's Stock Plunge Give The QEeen Light?

23:19 [OpEdNews] The Dog That Didn't Bark: Obama on JPMorgan

23:20 [Raw Story] U.S. defends visa granted to Raul Castro’s daughter

23:20 [Mother Jones] Rapid Retreat of Columbia Glacier

23:22 [CNET News] Samsung aims to up memory to 2GB for phones, tablets

23:22 [NPR] New Evidence In Trayvon Martin Case: Martin Had Drugs In System

23:25 [Raw Story] U.S. slaps big duties on Chinese solar cells

23:25 [Care] New Report: Sahel Food Crisis Rapidly Worsening

23:26 [World Policy Institute] Anti-Austerity Movement Strikes the UK

23:27 [The Onion] Man Wearing Red Glasses, Pink Pants Probably Dutch Or Something

23:30 [Canadian Dimension] Labour Struggles in the New Age of Austerity

23:30 [CNET News] RunCore intros hard drive with a kill switch -- a real one

23:30 [Fox News: politics] Edwards' defense closes by arguing he sinned with his affair, but broke no laws

23:30 [Raw Story] Senate approves new Federal Reserve governors

23:31 [Deutsche Welle] Hertha Berlin and Augsburg announce new coaches,,15957255,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:31 [zero hedge] It's Not Over Yet For JPM

23:32 [Telegraph] US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer burgled in Washington

23:33 [CNN] Internet greets Facebook's IPO price with glee, skepticism

23:34 [straight] International Day Against Homophobia: Justin Trudeau says the fight is not over in Canada

23:36 [CNN] Mississippi Supreme Court again upholds pardons

23:38 [CNN] Senators tussle over new Iran sanctions

23:41 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Political Class Divide Deepens

23:41 [] Turkey: Mossad Angry Birds in Turkish Airspace?

23:42 [Fox News] Wife of Killed US Captain 'Shocked' Jihadist Cleared

23:43 [Infoshop] May Day demonstration calls attention to tuition, public spending

23:45 [CNET News] Buy a DeLorean (of sorts) for a mere $5,500

23:46 [CNN] U.S. continues support for Israel's Iron Dome

23:48 [Slashdot] Tenenbaum To SCOTUS: Let's Get This Debate Rolling

23:50 [Fox News: politics] Rubio upset over US issuing visa to Castro's daughter

23:55 [The Onion] New Vikings Stadium's Retractable Base Moves Structure To Los Angeles As Needed

23:56 [Pravda] UN Women strengthens dialogue with civil society

23:56 [CNN] Guatemalan mother seeks 'stolen' daughter's return from U.S.

23:56 [Electronic Intifada] "We will not be silenced": Stop the Wall youth activist speaks on repression and resistance

23:58 [CNN] South Carolina woman 'very ill, but stable' with rare infection

23:59 [CNET News] Paralyzed woman moves robotic arm using thought alone

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