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00:02 [Disinformation] Glitch Art Goes Big

00:02 [NPR] Immigration Proves A 'Rubik's Cube' For Many Republicans

00:05 [CNN: Politics] Obama on gun law setback: 'A pretty shameful day for Washington'

00:07 [Telegraph] Boston Marathon bombs: man 'caught on video placing bag at scene of blast'

00:07 [CNN: Health] Alcohol and teens

00:08 [Mother Jones] If You Have a Cash Cow, You Should Milk It

00:08 [Russia Today] Russia’s ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ caught in web of criminal accusations, police searches, and big money deals

00:08 [AlterNet] Unmarried Women Are Desperately Struggling in Our Failed Economy

00:10 [CNET News] Goodwill sells incredibly valuable NES cartridge for dirt cheap

00:11 [AL JAZEERA] France breast implants trial begins

00:12 [CNN] Teacher Feedback for April 18, 2013

00:12 [Raw Story] Drug czar: No state can nullify federal marijuana ban

00:12 [Raw Story] Twitter plans to mine people’s tweets to target ads

00:13 [Fox News] FBI Combs Crowd Photos, Bomb Parts in Hunt for Marathon Suspects

00:13 [The Independent] Craig Bellamy: 'Dad says he will now die happy. It was so emotional'

00:13 [The Independent] Steven Finn: Fired up for a year that will shape his career

00:15 [straight] Lila Downs focuses on life’s milagros

00:15 [straight] 3:01 Pick Me Up: Azealia Banks

00:15 [CNN: Politics] Obama on guns: A 'shameful' day

00:17 [CNN] Justices at odds over patents for human genes

00:19 [Voice of America] Rocket Test Flight Aborted at NASA

00:21 [CNN: Money] Does a country's debt impact its growth?

00:21 [CNN: Politics] Obama: A 'shameful' day

00:21 [Pravda] Meeting on housing improvement in Elista, Kalmykia

00:22 [NPR] More Prisoners Join Hunger Strike At Guantanamo

00:25 [Reuters: politics] Obama: "shameful" politics to blame for defeat of gun measure

00:25 [Pravda] Delegations from 15 countries to assist Maduro's inauguration in Venezuela

00:26 [Reuters] Obama: "shameful" politics to blame for defeat of gun measure

00:26 [Slashdot] House Panel Backs 'Internet Freedom' Legislation

00:26 [The Onion] Next Week's School Shooting Victims Thank Senate For Failing To Pass Gun Bill

00:27 [The Atlantic: National] Supreme Court: A Case of Foreign Abuse? We Can't Touch That

00:28 [CNET News] Possible new Samsung tablets' specs leak, high-end 10-incher among them

00:28 [CNET News] Apple's religion and Wall Street's religion are out of synch

00:28 [Slate Magazine] How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?

00:30 [Guardian] Obama: 'shameful' Senate killed off gun control amendment – live updates

00:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Shame on you': Anger as US gun control vote fails

00:30 [straight] Canada can do better: Weekly update from

00:31 [Reuters: politics] Senate blocks gun-control legislation in blow to Obama

00:32 [Pravda] FC Dynamo Moscow celebrates 90th anniversary

00:32 [Reuters] Senate blocks gun-control legislation in blow to Obama

00:32 [Raw Story] FDA often has slow and secretive response to flawed drug research

00:33 [CNN: Politics] Obama: Gun lobby 'willfully lied'

00:36 [Guardian] Students say LSE has placed them at 'more risk' from North Korea

00:36 [CNET News] Should incest-warning app be a Facebook service?

00:37 [Voice of America] Exclusive, Extended Breastfeeding Lowers Mother-to-Infant HIV Risk

00:37 [CNN] Daily Discussion - April 18, 2013

00:38 [Mother Jones] WATCH: After Boston, Keep Running [Fiore Cartoon]

00:40 [Fox News: politics] NRCC pulls support from Sanford campaign

00:43 [NPR] Obama Uses And Loses Political Capital On Gun Control

00:43 [The Independent] Boston bombing: Real-life CSI lab moves in to pick up the pieces

00:43 [The Independent] US Senate defeats President Obama's gun control bill

00:44 [Deutsche Welle] US Senate rejects tighter gun control legislation

00:46 [CNET News] Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private messages

00:46 [CNET News] Crowdsourcing or witch hunt? Reddit, 4chan users try to ID Boston bomb suspects

00:48 [zero hedge] Rick Santelli Asks The $14 Trillion Dollar Question

00:50 [Pravda] Al-Assad insists terrorists will be rooted out of Syria

00:53 [AL JAZEERA] Migrant workers shot at by foreman in Greece

00:54 [CNN] Terrorists make us lose sight of the real dangers

00:56 [Financial Times] Internet copyright rulings quashed

00:56 [Financial Times] Nigeria seeks talks with insurgents

00:56 [The Onion] Internet Comes Up With 8.5 Million Leads On Potential Boston Bombing Suspect

00:57 [Financial Times] US Senate rejects gun background checks

00:57 [Anarchist news] Newton, Boston, and the Martyrology of Whiteness

00:57 [Raw Story] Police remove Tuscon shooting hero from Senate after background check vote

00:57 [Raw Story] Obama slams Senate minority who ‘willfully lied’ about background checks

00:57 [CNN: Money] Apple plunges 6% and hits new 52-week low

01:01 [The Atlantic: Politics] For the Love of God, Just Call It a Filibuster

01:04 [Global Voices] Venezuela: Election Results Show a Weakened Chavismo

01:04 [Global Voices] Book Reveals Documents from Pinochet Era

01:07 [Anarchist news] Accounting for Ourselves

01:07 [Truthdig] Leaving Behind Our Loyal Afghans

01:08 [NPR] WATCH: Obama Says It's A 'Pretty Shameful Day In Washington'

01:08 [Russia Today] Thatcher’s funeral ‘political stunt’ aimed at bolstering Tory party

01:09 [Voice of America] Vanishing Files Delay Guantanamo Terror Hearings

01:10 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Film recalls killed documentary maker

01:10 [Telegraph] 'Shameful day for Washington' as Senate rejects gun control bills

01:10 [straight] B.C. election campaign platforms mostly bypass housing

01:11 [CNET News] Nintendo releases a bevy of new and old games on its 3DS

01:11 [AL JAZEERA] Britain bids farewell to 'Iron Lady' Thatcher

01:13 [Russia Today] ExxonMobil keeping quiet as Mayflower residents report increasing health problems

01:17 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Lady Thatcher's funeral

01:17 [The Independent] From Roxy Music to the cure? Brian Eno composes soundscapes to treat hospital patients

01:17 [The Independent] Postcard from... Berlin

01:17 [The Independent] Next man takes hot seat at easyJet

01:17 [The Independent] Falklands firm counts cost of cruise and oil-drilling drop

01:17 [The Independent] Market Report: Oils slide as Tullow team draws a blank

01:18 [Slashdot] Antares Rocket Launch Scrubbed

01:19 [CNN: Technology] Flood of digital evidence is a blessing and a curse

01:20 [CNN: Health] Terrorists make us ignore real dangers

01:20 [Guardian] Alps coach crash: dead driver named

01:23 [NPR] In Meat Tests, More Evidence Of Human Illness Tied To Farm Antibiotics

01:23 [NPR] Supreme Court Backs Warrants For Blood Tests In DUI Cases

01:32 [Disinformation] Is it Time to Call “Capitalism” an Existential Threat?

01:32 [Guardian] Obama condemns Senate for 'shameful' failure to pass gun control reform

01:33 [Voice of America] Assad: West Will Pay Heavy Price for 'Supporting' Al-Qaida Rebels

01:35 [CNN] Deadly blasts, assassination strike Iraq before election

01:37 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: The battle for Burma

01:37 [straight] American Graffiti stars head to Abbotsford. Also, custom cars.

01:37 [straight] The Boston attack and other April 15 bombings

01:37 [straight] Social housing replacement for Jubilee House proposed

01:37 [Big Think] You Got Dumped. Turn to Sociology, Not Psychology

01:42 [AL JAZEERA] Kuwait police clash with opposition activists

01:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Maduro, Capriles and Wayward Democracy

01:45 [zero hedge] Australia: The 'New' Switzerland?

01:47 [Truthdig] Party Backs Away From Sanford, GOP Lawmaker Calls Women ‘Vaginas,’ and More

01:50 [CNN] Opinion: How young people fight guns

01:52 [Raw Story] Muslims fear scapegoating after Boston Marathon bombing

01:52 [Raw Story] Third Boston Marathon bombing victim identified as Chinese national Lu Lingzi

01:52 [Raw Story] John Kerry on Benghazi: I don’t think anybody lied to anybody

01:52 [The Atlantic: International] The Backhanded Compliments of Foreign Boston Marathon Statements

01:53 [CNET News] Google will brick Google Glasses if owners resell or loan them out

01:56 [CNN: Politics] Officials: Arrest made in ricin scare

01:56 [CNN: Technology] $300M Exploratorium reopens

02:00 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft's Steve Ballmer: Should he stay as boss?

02:01 [Slashdot] Boston Tech Vs. the Bomber

02:06 [Voice of America] Folic Acid Supplements Shown To Reduce Risk Of Autism

02:07 [straight] B.C. Liberals' proposed childcare registry would be useless, advocate says

02:07 [straight] Green Party of B.C. would legalize and tax marijuana

02:07 [straight] Hundred-year anniversary looms for the Ghadar Party

02:08 [CNN: Politics] Arrest made in DC ricin scare

02:11 [Reuters] Senate blocks gun-control legislation in blow to Obama

02:11 [zero hedge] A Closer Look At Today's German Stock Market Flash Crash

02:11 [Fox News: politics] Mississippi man arrested in connection to ricin letters sent to Obama, lawmaker

02:14 [Reuters: politics] Senate blocks gun-control legislation in blow to Obama

02:14 [Reuters: politics] Obama blames "shameful" politics for defeat of gun measure

02:14 [AL JAZEERA] Suspect arrested for 'poison' letter to Obama

02:15 [CNET News] Why Amazon's every move doesn't mean a phone is coming

02:16 [Reuters] FBI says letter sent to Obama tested positive for poison ricin

02:16 [The Atlantic: Politics] Kermit Gosnell and Intelligence Failures, Con't

02:17 [Truthdig] To Boston, With Love

02:19 [Slate Magazine] Why Newtown Wasn’t Enough

02:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It's sort of in the blood'

02:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Web sleuths on hunt for Boston bomber

02:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Suspect arrested over poisoned letter sent to Obama

02:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obama's fury at gun vote

02:20 [Fox News] Source: FBI Has Images of 2 Persons Of Interest in Boston Bombings

02:20 [Fox News] GUN VOTE SHOWDOWN: Background Check Plan Fails, Obama Lashes Out

02:20 [Fox News] ABORTION TRIAL: Family Recalls Philadelphia Doctor's Lack of Sympathy

02:20 [Fox News] POISON LETTER: Ricin Detected on Mail Sent to Obama, FBI Says

02:21 [zero hedge] Late To The Party? After 203% Annualized Surge, Record Number Of Foreigners Buy Japanese Stocks

02:22 [Reuters: politics] FBI says letter sent to Obama tested positive for poison ricin

02:23 [CNET News] 13-inch Retina MacBook settles in at $1,499 for 256GB

02:27 [straight] Preliminary results of Vancouver homeless count show 273 people sleeping on streets

02:28 [CNN] Officials: Arrest made in ricin scare

02:28 [CNN] Boston bombing victim Krystle Campbell "was not alone when she died"

02:31 [Slashdot] Rep. Mike Rogers Dismisses CISPA Opponents "14 Year Old Tweeter On the Internet"

02:32 [Reuters] Boston bomb suspect spotted on video, no arrest made

02:32 [AL JAZEERA] Video footage 'shows Boston bomb suspect'

02:32 [Raw Story] Rehtaeh Parsons’ family being ‘harassed’ by supporters of alleged rapists

02:35 [CNET News] Bitcoin exchange BitFloor halts operations, shuts down

02:38 [Russia Today] West will pay for 'supporting Al Qaeda' - Assad

02:38 [Mother Jones] Meet the 45 Senators Who Blocked Background Checks

02:40 [CNN] Tire plant, other buildings in Oklahoma damaged in strong storm

02:40 [Moral Low Ground] US Cuba Embargo is Height of Hypocrisy

02:44 [Voice of America] Obama: Gun Bill Defeat 'A Pretty Shameful Day For Washington'

02:44 [AlterNet] How Being Poor in America Shaped Every Part of My Life and Forced Me to Live on the Streets

02:44 [AlterNet] What Makes an Effective Teacher? Here are the Right and Wrong Roles

02:44 [Topix Activism News] Coastal cities ponder how to prepare for rising sea levels

02:44 [Financial Times] Brazil raises interest rates

02:46 [CNN: Politics] Obama on bombings: 'We will hold them accountable'

02:46 [CNN: Politics] Obama doesn't believe North Korea has nuclear missile

02:46 [BBC: Science & Environment] Moths' hovering secrets revealed

02:49 [CNN] Opinion: Resuming life after terror hits

02:51 [BBC: Health] Fame may 'lead to a shorter life'

02:52 [CNN] Feds: Mississippi man arrested in ricin scare

02:56 [Voice of America] US Arrests Suspect in Poison Letter Sent to Obama

02:58 [CNET News] Aereo throws punch in streaming battle by publishing ad in NYT

03:00 [CNN] Tire plant, other buildings in Oklahoma damaged by strong storm

03:00 [Reuters] In blow to Obama, Senate blocks gun-control plan

03:00 [Guardian] Man in US arrested in connection with letters suspected of containing ricin

03:00 [zero hedge] Chinese Auditor Warns "Out Of Control" Chinese Debt Could Spark Bigger Crisis Than US Housing Crash

03:01 [Reuters: politics] In blow to Obama, Senate blocks gun-control plan

03:01 [BBC: Technology] Apple shares fall below $400 mark

03:05 [Global Voices] China Comes Down on Apple After Calling Company ‘Arrogant’

03:08 [AL JAZEERA] Libyan passenger plane shot at near Tripoli

03:08 [Mother Jones] "Shame On You!": Senate Rejects Gun Background Check Compromise

03:09 [Deutsche Welle] FBI arrests man accused of sending President Obama poisoned letter

03:10 [Reuters: politics] Senate sponsor attacked over "MarcoPhones" in immigration bill

03:23 [Russia Today] Anonymous set to establish news website after successful fundraiser

03:26 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Digital Expo, V2.0

03:27 [Disinformation] TIM & ERIC // THE TERRYS

03:28 [Telegraph] Arrest made over 'ricin' letter sent to Barack Obama

03:30 [CNN] Nurse: Boston bombing victim didn't suffer

03:36 [CNN: Politics] Sources: Possible suspect sought in Boston bombing

03:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Get over it': MP tells Aborigines

03:38 [Russia Today] Multiple casualties in Texas fertilizer plant explosion - reports

03:38 [Mother Jones] Obama is Right: Today is Merely Round One in the Gun Fight

03:39 [CNN] Nurse: Boston bombing victim didn't die alone

03:49 [CNN] Report: Explosion at fertilizer plant north of Waco, Texas

03:58 [AlterNet] Biotech's Latest Creation: Franken-Apples Coming to a Store Near You

03:58 [CNET News] Eye Tribe for Android tracks eyes, makes fingers obsolete

04:00 [zero hedge] US Mint Sells Record 63,500 Ounces Of Gold In One Day

04:02 [Raw Story] Mississippi man arrested over ricin laced letter sent to Obama

04:03 [CNN] Al-Assad to Western nations: Syrian rebels will turn on you

04:05 [Reuters] EXCLUSIVE-FAA nears decisive step in restoring 787 to flight

04:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] NZ gay marriage vote: PM unmoved

04:09 [Mother Jones] Have You Seen Mitch McConnell's Facebook Page?

04:10 [Reuters] Police report fertilizer plant explosion near Waco, Texas

04:11 [Global Voices] China Bans Media from Quoting Foreign News

04:11 [zero hedge] Guest Post: More Evidence That The Economic Peak Is In

04:14 [CNET News] Girl Scouts to award badge for video game development

04:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] “You are more beautiful than you think”

04:16 [CBC: politics] Obama condemns 'shameful' Senate gun control loss

04:16 [Reuters] FBI arrests Mississippi man in ricin letter case

04:17 [Raw Story] Apple shares drop to 16-month low

04:17 [Raw Story] A look at the key senators who killed the background checks amendment

04:21 [Slashdot] Researchers Hack Over a Dozen Home Routers

04:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Our leaders have been put to shame

04:25 [CNN] 'Parts Unknown' social encore: Myanmar

04:25 [Reuters: politics] FBI arrests Mississippi man in ricin letter case

04:27 [Reuters] Exclusive: Guggenheim advises on Hulu sale, may also bid - sources

04:31 [zero hedge] Massive Fertilizer Plant Explosion Shakes Texas

04:33 [Red Pepper] Film review: The Gatekeepers

04:33 [Red Pepper] Reviewing the NHS – speaking ill of the dead

04:37 [CNN] Explosion hits fertilizer plant north of Waco, Texas

04:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] MP in Twitter spat with Aboriginal woman

04:47 [CNET News] BeerHunt app wants you to have fun and free beer

04:47 [Raw Story] Juror faces contempt charge over Facebook post

04:48 [CNN] Official: Two men sought as possible suspects in Boston bombing

04:50 [Reuters] Hundreds of injuries likely from Texas fertilizer plant blast: official

04:52 [AL JAZEERA] Large explosion hits Texas fertiliser plant

04:53 [The Hindu - News] How to minimise damage during an earthquake

04:53 [CNN] Eurozone woes push climate reform to backseat

04:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] MP wrote in support of 'training mine'

04:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Trapped after truck falls off bridge

04:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Deadly sex sessions: jail term cut

04:56 [BBC: Education] Viewpoints: Tackling the sexualisation of children

05:03 [The Hindu - News] Plea to shift gang-rape trial out of Delhi turned down

05:03 [The Hindu - News] “CCTV footage doesn’t show assault on gang-rape accused”

05:03 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating Delhi’s rich heritage

05:06 [Reuters] Hundreds believed injured in Texas fertilizer plant blast

05:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Looking for a rental, he found a body

05:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Blank memory for 26 minutes

05:11 [Reuters] "Hundreds" believed injured in Texas fertilizer plant blast

05:13 [NPR] Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Several Injuries Reported

05:15 [Telegraph] North Korea demands end to sanctions before talks with US

05:17 [Financial Times] US demand shrinks Japan trade deficit

05:17 [Raw Story] Conservative radio host: Families of Newtown shooting victims can ‘go to hell’

05:19 [Slate Magazine] The Americans, Season 1

05:22 [Raw Story] Sister of teacher killed at Newtown shooting ‘disgusted’ by Senate

05:31 [Telegraph] 'Several trapped and injured' after explosion at Texas fertilizer plant

05:32 [Raw Story] Using social pressure to drive voter turnout often backfires, study finds

05:34 [Voice of America] NKorea to US: No Talks without Removal of Sanctions

05:39 [Russia Today] Massive blast rocks Texas fertilizer plant: LIVE UPDATES

05:39 [Russia Today] North Korea demands lifting of sanctions as condition for US dialogue

05:41 [Moral Low Ground] Senate Rejects Expanded Gun Background Checks

05:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] Injuries, destruction as plant explodes

05:42 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Huge explosion at fertilizer plant rocks Texas town

05:43 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] World Bank, IMF Link Urbanisation with Development

05:43 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Kiobel Decision Bucks 30 Years of Precedent

05:44 [CNET News] NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal it discovered aliens?

05:44 [CNET News] 'Big' Twitter announcement on 'Good Morning America'

05:44 [CNET News] HapiFork: vibrating novelty or health revolution?

05:44 [Russia Today] ExxonMobil keeping quiet as Mayflower residents report increasing health problems

05:44 [Russia Today] West will pay for 'supporting Al Qaeda' - Assad

05:44 [Russia Today] Anonymous set to establish news website after successful fundraiser

05:44 [Russia Today] Authorities telling residents to leave town immediately following Texas fertilizer plant blast (PHOTOS)

05:44 [Russia Today] Massive blast rocks Texas fertilizer plant: LIVE UPDATES

05:44 [Russia Today] North Korea demands lifting of sanctions as condition for US dialogue

05:45 [CNN: Money] Restrictions spark China property scramble

05:45 [CNN] North Korea: Lifting U.N. sanctions is a condition for talks with U.S.

05:47 [Fox News] THATCHER SNUB?Obama Not Sending Official To Funeral Is Shameful

05:47 [Fox News] POISON SCARE:Mississippi Man Arrested in Mailing of Ricin Letters

05:47 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: Injuries Reported After Blast Rips Through Texas Plant

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Arrest made in poison ricin letter sent to Obama

05:59 [CNN] What is anhydrous ammonia?

06:00 [AntiWar] Attacks Continue Ahead of Provincial Elections in Iraq: 16 Killed

06:00 [AntiWar] As West Falters, Arms Spending Rises in Developing World

06:02 [Voice of America] Massive Explosion of Texas Fertilizer Plant

06:02 [Disinformation] Don Cherry Illustrates Andre Breton’s Surrealist Poetry In Paris

06:08 [Guardian] Texas explosion: hundreds of casualties expected from fertiliser plant blast

06:09 [CNN] China bird flu case count rises to 82

06:09 [Mother Jones] War With Syria Just Got a Step Closer

06:09 [CNET News] LinkedIn reinvents mobile apps for daily consumption

06:11 [The Hindu - News] Blast near BJP office shakes Bangalore

06:14 [CNN] What we know about fertilizer plant explosion in Texas

06:14 [CNN] Explosion hits fertilizer plant north of Waco, Texas

06:17 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart eviscerates CNN’s misreporting of Boston Marathon bombing case

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Several injured in Texas fertiliser plant explosion

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Curtains come down on Assembly nominations

06:24 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea sets conditions for talks with US, South Korea

06:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fertiliser plant explodes

06:27 [Big Think] 7 Must-Have Android Tablet Apps For the Classroom

06:28 [The Atlantic: National] This Video of the Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Is Utterly Terrifying

06:31 [AntiWar] 16 Years for Espionage, Life in Jail for Whistleblowing

06:31 [AntiWar] The Orwellian Warfare State of Carnage and Doublethink

06:31 [AntiWar] Drones and Death Lists: The New Face of Warfare

06:31 [AntiWar] Deir Yassin, Beit Daras and the Buried History of Massacres

06:31 [AntiWar] Roaches, Mosquitoes, and Birds: The Coming Micro-Drone Revolution

06:31 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

06:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] Renewables target for National Trust

06:34 [Deutsche Welle] Hundreds feared injured in explosion at Texas plant

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Rumours sent even senior policemen into a tizzy

06:38 [Slashdot] Botched Security Update Cripples Thousands of Computers

06:38 [] Massive Fertilizer Explosion Devastates Texas Town; Many Dead

06:39 [The Hindu - News] Woman commits suicide

06:39 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Three months on, police crack gold jewellery theft, two men held

06:43 [CNN] Photos: A taste of Koreatown

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Three teenage girls go missing in Vyasarpadi

06:43 [The Hindu - News] City hospital aims high in haemophilia care

06:44 [Deutsche Welle] World leaders join Britain in bidding Margaret Thatcher farewell

06:44 [Voice of America] US Arrests Suspect in Poison Letter Sent to Obama

06:45 [Reuters] North Korea demands end of sanctions if U.S. wants dialogue

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Police preparing sketch of suspect

06:48 [Telegraph] 'Hundreds injured' after massive explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

06:52 [straight] Mayor Gregor Robertson supports leasing the Larwill Park site to the Vancouver Art Gallery

06:54 [Topix Activism News] Federal judge hears arguments by ACLU against Capi...

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Many officials trying to wriggle out of poll duty

07:04 [The Hindu - News] IIT-M, VIT top list of univs with high research output

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Citizens frustrated as many TV screens go blank

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Texas fertiliser plant blast injures dozens

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Police bid to strengthen counter-terror mechanism

07:11 [] Who's Spreading Rumors About Tajikistan's Troop Movements?

07:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Like a warzone'

07:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] MP fights 'fires of hell' with laws of thermodynamics

07:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] NZ's same-sex marriage go-ahead puts our leaders to shame

07:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Small miracle: the phosphorus qubit

07:16 [The Hindu - News] More details after probe: Shinde

07:18 [Voice of America] Massive Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant

07:19 [Fox News] BOMBING PROBE: Source: FBI Has Images Of 2 Persons of Interest

07:27 [CNET News] Stephen Hawking: So here's how it all happened without God

07:28 [The Hindu - News] Be cautious, bolster security, EC tells State

07:30 [Financial Times] US ousts China as Japan’s top export market

07:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Like nuclear bomb went off'

07:34 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate vote shows gun-control advocates the size of challenge

07:34 [CNN] North Korea outlines exacting terms for talks with the U.S.

07:34 [Deutsche Welle] Germany debates quotas for women

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Retd: Laughing Buddha: Spreading good cheer, world over

07:39 [Financial Times] US reclaims spot as Japan’s top export market

07:41 [The Independent] undreds believed injured in Texas fertiliser plant blast

07:42 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Senate vote shows gun-control advocates the size of challenge

07:44 [The Hindu - News] Strong whiff of Sandalwood in Karnataka politics

07:46 [Fin24 News] New BHP boss shakes up top jobs

07:47 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: Deaths Reported After Blast Rips Through Texas Plant

07:48 [The Hindu - News] Lord Yama to fight Shettar

07:50 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Senate vote shows gun-control advocates the scale of challenge

07:50 [Telegraph] Performers and athletes 'die younger'

07:55 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

07:57 [The Independent] Man arrested in Mississippi over ricin letters sent to Obama and senator

07:57 [Global Voices] Podcast:China-Africa Relations Through Social Media

07:59 [Russia Today] Pakistan court orders Musharraf arrest

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan court orders arrest of Pervez Musharraf

08:01 [The Hindu - News] SHG members are party ‘foot soldiers’

08:01 [Reuters] Pakistan court orders arrest of former president Musharraf

08:04 [Russia Today] Pervez Musharraf on the run after Pakistan court arrest order

08:06 [Telegraph] More than 100 injured after massive explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

08:06 [Fox News: politics] Top Dem Sen. Baucus warns of 'train wreck' for Obama health law

08:09 [Voice of America] NKorea to US: No Talks without Removal of Sanctions

08:09 [Mother Jones] What We Know About the Huge Explosion at the West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

08:15 [CNET News] Intel's CEO coy about hinting at Apple deal

08:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Miners battered as markets lose $20b

08:18 [Reuters] Deadly explosion, fire rips through Texas fertilizer plant

08:19 [The Hindu - News] Musharraf escapes arrest after court revokes bail

08:20 [Telegraph] Children safer from strangers in the park than their bedroom, NSPCC warns

08:20 [Telegraph] Paralysed man taking on Tony Nicklinson right-to-die mantle goes public as Paul Lamb

08:21 [The Hindu - News] Wazirpur hot-rolling steel plant workers call off strike

08:22 [CNN] Court rejects Musharraf's bail application

08:23 [AL JAZEERA] Pakistan court orders Musharraf's arrest

08:29 [Voice of America] Obama Heads to Boston as City Copes with Bombing

08:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Miners battered as markets lose $25b

08:34 [CNN] China bird flu case count rises to 83

08:34 [Deutsche Welle] Explosion levels Texas fertilizer plant

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Kolar, KGF Congress members tender resignation

08:36 [Fox News: politics] Florida lawmakers pass bill restricting drone use

08:36 [Guardian] Texas explosion: mass casualties feared after fertiliser plant blast

08:37 [The Hindu - News] Highlight weaknesses of the BJP, Rahul tells Delhi leaders

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Indelible ink: EC issues clarification

08:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Swedish-language play hits West End

08:41 [Voice of America] Massive Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant

08:43 [Raw Story] 60-70 dead and hundreds injured in fertilizer plant explosion near Waco, Texas: local media

08:44 [NPR] Court Orders Arrest Of Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf

08:48 [Guardian] 'Ricin' letters: Man arrested in connection with packages sent to Obama and Wicker

08:48 [Guardian] Pervez Musharraf flees Pakistan court after arrest order

08:49 [NPR] Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Unknown Number Killed

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Bava’s assets rise more than 12 times

08:52 [Fin24 News] Media24 appoints new chairperson

08:53 [CNN: Crime] Ricin letter also sent to local judge

08:54 [Guardian] Boston bombings investigation: significant CCTV lead reported as confusion reigns

08:55 [The Hindu - News] CID officers bust sex trade racket, rescue three children

08:56 [CNN] After deadly Boston bombing, a call to 'make room for love'

08:58 [The Hindu - News] Two young men arrested for molesting tutor

08:58 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Crackpot' science and hidden genius at physics meeting

08:59 [The Independent] Barack Obama to honour Boston victims at city's Cathedral of the Holy Cross

08:59 [AlterNet] BREAKING: Huge Explosion at Fertilizer Plant Near Waco, TX; 60-70 Reported Dead, 200+ Injured

09:01 [Voice of America] Pakistan Court Orders Musharraf's Arrest

09:01 [Fox News: politics] Federal prosecutors charge IRS workers with theft of government benefits

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Rai, Khader, Shakuntala Shetty file papers

09:04 [CNN] Test results due in ricin scare; Mississippi man arrested

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Time-bound plan to contain port pollution sought

09:07 [Reuters] Insight: Central bankers cast as superheroes with no script

09:08 [The Hindu - News] SC slams brakes on Vedanta’s Niyamgiri project

09:08 [The Hindu - News] No infighting in Congress, says Poojary

09:08 [Telegraph] Texas fertiliser plant explosion: live

09:08 [Telegraph] In pictures: Texas fertiliser plant explosion in West, near Waco

09:08 [Telegraph] Alan Duncan dresses to impress at Baroness Thatcher's funeral

09:08 [Telegraph] David Cameron risks Baroness Thatcher's wrath with foreign mineral water

09:08 [Telegraph] Up to 70 feared dead after explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

09:09 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan orders arrest of former President Musharraf

09:10 [The Hindu - News] Tapan Sen for strategic alliance between RINL and NMDC

09:12 [The Hindu - News] TDP plans yagam ahead of public meeting

09:13 [AL JAZEERA] UAE arrests al-Qaeda cell plotters

09:13 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly explosion hits Texas fertiliser plant

09:14 [Slashdot] Coral-Repairing Robots Take a Step Closer To Reality

09:14 [The Hindu - News] BJP seeks to break Moodbidri jinx

09:14 [The Independent] Pervez Musharraf flees Pakistan court after arrest order

09:17 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Backing a Legal Rhino Horn Trade

09:17 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Palestinian Expulsions Mapped in Hebrew

09:18 [Reuters] Deadly explosion, fire rip through Texas fertilizer plant

09:19 [Financial Times] Boston bomb suspect seen on video

09:20 [The Hindu - News] CM cleared file on iron ore mines: INTUC

09:21 [Fin24 News] Strong growth for SABMiller in Africa

09:22 [Telegraph] National Trust in multimillion pound renewables deal

09:22 [Telegraph] Moment Texas fertiliser plant exploded injuring 'hundreds' caught on camera

09:23 [CNN: Crime] Test results due in ricin scare

09:25 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Downhill slide

09:28 [Guardian] Gun control: Barack Obama condemns 'shameful' failure to pass reform

09:30 [The Hindu - News] Heaps of garbage greet visitors at Berm Park

09:30 [The Hindu - News] Load-shedding plan changes

09:31 [Slashdot] Huge Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant

09:31 [Financial Times] Blast rips through Texas fertiliser plant

09:32 [Guardian] Mass casualties feared after explosion in Texas fertiliser plant

09:34 [NPR] Cleveland Celebrates Superman, Its Hometown Hero

09:34 [Financial Times] Brazil raises interest rates to 7.5%

09:35 [Fin24 News] StanChart to buy Absa custody business

09:38 [Truthdig] Peace Activists and Patriots at the Boston Marathon Bombing

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Arogyasri breathes life into infant

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Bidding farewell to trees

09:40 [The Hindu - News] 1993 Mumbai blasts: 3 convicts get 4-week time to surrender

09:40 [The Hindu - News] Arogyasri breathes life into infant

09:42 [The Hindu - News] YSRC hoodwinking people: TDP

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Van falls off road, children injured

09:44 [Guardian] Texas explosion: fatalities confirmed at fertiliser plant – live

09:45 [The Independent] Paralysed man Paul Lamb takes up Tony Nicklinson's right to die challenge

09:45 [CNN: Money] America's jobs are moving to the suburbs

09:50 [The Hindu - News] Monorail stretch to be four-laned

09:50 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) demands action against tainted Ministers

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Govt. claims consensus on Land Acquisition Bill

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Mild tremor at Vamanapuram

09:54 [The Hindu - News] ‘Higher education needs paradigm shift’

09:54 [Deutsche Welle] Afghan women commit suicide to escape marriage

09:56 [The Hindu - News] Sale of rice at Rs. 20 a kg begins

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Paving the way for easy movement

09:59 [The Hindu - News] UAE detains suspected al-Qaeda-linked group

09:59 [NPR] Dozens Hurt In Fatal Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast

10:00 [CNN] Pakistani court rejects Musharraf bail, raising possibility of arrest

10:01 [The Independent] 'Severe' blaze hits Birmingham's Smurfit Kappa paper mill

10:02 [CNN: Money] Apple needs the iTV soon

10:02 [Caritas Internationalis] Catholic Peacebuilding conference

10:03 [Global Voices] Brazil Accused of Spying on Belo Monte Dam Opponents

10:03 [Global Voices] Talib Children Return to Guinea Bissau After Senegal Fire

10:03 [The Hindu - News] ‘Keep the phone away from ear when signal is weak’

10:05 [AL JAZEERA] UAE arrests al-Qaeda cell 'plotters'

10:05 [Voice of America] China Says Human-to-Human Transmission of Bird Flu is Possible

10:05 [Voice of America] Massive Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant

10:09 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court cancels 49 mining leases in Karnataka

10:09 [Fin24 News] Tips for UK property investors

10:12 [zero hedge] What Is Pushing Down the Gold Price?

10:13 [Voice of America] UAE Arrests Al-Qaida-Linked 'Terrorist Cell'

10:14 [Deutsche Welle] Japan posts record trade deficit despite weaker yen

10:16 [The Independent] A Minute With: Billy Ray Cyrus on Miley and his Hillbilly Heart

10:16 [The Independent] Iron Man 3 star Gwyneth Paltrow: I never would have thought I'd be in a comic book movie

10:16 [Fox News] Lawmakers seek to interview Benghazi 'witnesses' - Kerry vows Benghazi liaison to Congress

10:18 [Fox News: politics] Mississippi man arrested in connection to ricin letters sent to Obama, lawmakers

10:19 [Voice of America] Russian Opposition Leader Faces New Probe

10:20 [CNN] 10 best free bar snacks In the U.S.

10:20 [Pravda] Boston court bomb threat proved false

10:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Australian hip-hop festivals in disarray

10:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mining stocks battered in $25b sell-off

10:21 [New Statesman] "All Thatcherites now"? Not us, say the voters

10:21 [CNN: Money] Who's to blame for middle class struggle?

10:27 [Pravda] Explosion at Texan fertilizer plant kills over 60, death toll climbs

10:27 [Pravda] Man who sent poison to Obama and two senators arrested

10:29 [Fin24 News] Unconscionable TV licence penalties

10:31 [The Independent] Great author, terrible father: Memoir portrays Saul Bellow as an egotistical womaniser who drove his son into therapy

10:32 [Anarchist news] Proudhon on Federalism and Slavery

10:32 [CNN] What we know about the Boston terrorist attack

10:32 [CNN] Bad weather torments travelers across the heartland

10:32 [Pravda] Parents smoking near children to be held accountable in Latvia

10:32 [BBC: Education] Teachers 'lack Oxbridge ambition'

10:35 [Voice of America] NKorea to US: No Talks without Removal of Sanctions

10:37 [Fin24 News] Fidentia boss found guilty of fraud

10:41 [] Kazakhstan: Big Brother Monitoring Overseas Students

10:43 [Truthdig] Bush Torture Portrait

10:43 [Truthdig] Rubio and Immigration

10:43 [Truthdig] Crying Lady

10:43 [Truthdig] Spineless

10:45 [Russia Today] 'Like a nuclear blast': Texas plant explosion registered as 2.1 earthquake

10:45 [Financial Times] Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s arrest

10:47 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Chief of Staff claims four decades of calm with Syria have ended

10:47 [The Independent] Video: Amateur footage captures Texas fertiliser plant explosion

10:47 [The Independent] Bad weather hits Debenhams' profits but store puts confidence in new clothing ranges

10:47 [The Independent] Meat Loaf postpones second UK tour date due to ill health

10:47 [The Independent] We won't be there for you: Jennifer Aniston pours cold water on Friends reunion rumours

10:47 [The Hindu - News] BDU professor represents India at UNESCO conference

10:49 [The Hindu - News] KSUDP sewerage project in fresh row

10:56 [The Hindu - News] Four held on detention charge

10:57 [Telegraph] Xi Jinping's anonymous tax ride through Beijing

10:57 [Telegraph] Texas fertiliser plant explosion: eyewitnesses describe horror of aftermath

10:57 [Telegraph] Arrest of Pervez Musharraf order

10:58 [Truthdig] Gosnell

10:58 [Truthdig] Boston Marathon Man

11:00 [CNN] Kiwis beat Aussies to same-sex marriage

11:02 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Intensive negotiations with hunger striker Al-Issawi

11:03 [The Independent] Hillsborough jusitice campaigner Anne Williams dies aged 60

11:03 [Topix Activism News] PETA offers $2,500 reward in snake's death

11:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Slain journalist on Orwell shortlist

11:06 [The Hindu - News] Protest march against land acquisition

11:08 [Pravda] Americans enjoy playing the game of Korean roulette

11:08 [CNN] Volunteer firefighters step up despite personal tragedy, looming danger

11:10 [The Hindu - News] Railway reservation centre for Athikulam

11:10 [Reuters] Pakistan's Musharraf flees court as judge orders his arrest

11:12 [The Hindu - News] University to give ID cards, e-mail to distant learners

11:14 [Pravda] CIA and Google sponsor prophets

11:14 [The Hindu - News] Olympus Granites moves court to quash summons

11:16 [Financial Times] UAE arrests extremists linked to al-Qaeda

11:18 [The Hindu - News] I.V. Sasi to be honoured

11:19 [BBC: Science & Environment] Body blows for global green energy?

11:21 [Pravda] Does fish DNA support evolution of limbs?

11:22 [BBC: Entertainment] New Star Wars film yearly from 2015

11:25 [CNN] 7 terror cell suspects arrested in UAE

11:27 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S4 camera software hands-on (video)

11:28 [Fin24 News] Tax advice for returning expats

11:30 [The Hindu - News] Samosas fly in the air

11:30 [CBC: politics] Trudeau and Mulcair drawing battle lines on Quebec

11:31 [Voice of America] Pakistan Court Orders Musharraf's Arrest

11:32 [The Hindu - News] Official files go missing

11:33 [The Independent] In pictures: Texas fertiliser plant explosion

11:36 [Slashdot] Low Levels of Toxic Gas Found To Encourage Plant Growth

11:38 [New Internationalist] A poem to remember a crime against a child

11:45 [Deutsche Welle] Is climate change taking a break?

11:45 [Deutsche Welle] Young artists chase elusive breakthrough

11:46 [BBC: Education] Pre-school nursery hours to increase

11:46 [The Hindu - News] Vegetable price skyrockets in city

11:47 [Middle East Monitor] Jamal Kanj: Lebanon: Even coffee is political

11:48 [The Hindu - News] Good response to rice scheme

11:48 [The Hindu - News] Another milestone in e-governance

11:49 [Reuters] Obama to visit Boston amid search for suspect seen on video

11:50 [Slate Magazine] Daily Rituals

11:50 [Fox News] 'TRAIN WRECK': Top Dem Voices Concerns Over ObamaCare Rollout

11:50 [Fox News] BOSTON BOMBING: Obama to Visit as Image Leads to Hunt for Suspect

11:50 [Fox News] 'TERRIBLE STRAIN': Missing Student's Family Tormented By False Leads

11:50 [Fox News] POISON SCARE:Mississippi Man Arrested in Mailing of Ricin Letters

11:50 [Pravda] A train on fire - America's waning empire

11:50 [The Hindu - News] Let me be of use even after death

11:50 [The Hindu - News] Schaeuble warns of euro zone risks from Cyprus crisis

11:51 [Fox News] School couldn't expel teens accused in assault case

11:51 [Fox News] IRS workers charged with theft of government benefits

11:51 [Fox News] Woman charged in Texas prosecutor killings

11:53 [The Hindu - News] Automated traffic signal

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Project to improve roads

11:59 [The Hindu - News] North Korea sets preconditions for peace talks

12:01 [The Hindu - News] Idukki water level a matter of concern

12:03 [Big Think] Thinking Cosmically About Global Warming

12:03 [straight] Arnould

12:03 [straight] Red Meat

12:03 [straight] Straight Jab

12:03 [straight] Your horoscope for April 18 to 24, 2013

12:03 [straight] Captain Paul Watson: Interview With a Pirate tells it like it is

12:03 [straight] Vancouver's car-share programs offer plenty of choice

12:05 [The Independent] Video: Scenes of devastation after Texas fertiliser plant explosion

12:05 [The Independent] Texas fertiliser plant blast: Survivors tell their stories

12:05 [The Independent] May the force continue? Disney and Lucasfilm to release new Star Wars film every year from 2015

12:05 [CNN] Texas prosecutors' deaths may have stemmed from ex justice's grudge

12:05 [Good] GOOD 100: Meet John Cary, Designing for Impact

12:05 [Good] Playborhoods: Why Children Playing Street Games Is the Best Measure of a Healthy Neighborhood

12:05 [Good] Why I Attempted to Draw Every Single Building in New York

12:05 [Good] A Toolkit to Teach Homeless Kids Nutrition

12:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] Tanzania's Maasai battle game hunters for grazing land

12:06 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Sony and Microsoft 'still playing games'

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Saudi Arabia to intensify crackdown on illegal workers

12:07 [The Hindu - News] U.S. Immigration Bill offers both opportunities, challenges: TCS

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Vijayakant surrenders in Tirunelveli court

12:08 [Global Voices] Saudi Account of Boston Marathon Bombings

12:09 [Financial Times] Up to 15 killed in Texas fertiliser blast

12:10 [Deutsche Welle] German parliament votes for Cyprus rescue package

12:10 [Deutsche Welle] The Korean conundrum

12:10 [Mother Jones] How Bombs in Iraq Saved Lives in Boston

12:10 [Mother Jones] Not Every Republican Hates Obama's Progressive Labor Secretary Nominee

12:13 [Telegraph] Xi Jinping's anonymous taxi ride through Beijing

12:13 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 18 April 2013

12:13 [BBC: Technology] TalkTalk fined over silent calls

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Monorail clears another hurdle

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Syria crisis: rebels capture parts of army base in Homs

12:15 [straight] Forage chef Chris Whittaker's recipe for herb gnocchi with stinging nettle

12:15 [straight] Revealing the new Giselle

12:15 [straight] Palma Violets are living a dream

12:15 [straight] Actor Jonas Chernick dives into My Awkward Sexual Adventure

12:15 [CNN: Money] China's effort to rein in housing

12:15 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Heavy hitters report results

12:15 [CNN: Money] 3 reasons the housing recovery may not last

12:15 [CNN: Money] Check stock futures and world markets

12:16 [BBC: Entertainment] Cannes film line-up announced

12:16 [Reuters] Up to 15 dead after fire and blast at Texas fertilizer plant

12:19 [Guardian] Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams dies of cancer

12:19 [The Hindu - News] 49 mining leases cancelled in Karnataka

12:21 [The Independent] Texas explosion: Five to 15 dead and hundreds injured in fertiliser plant blast in the town of West, near Waco

12:21 [The Independent] Video: Police update of Texas explosion

12:21 [CNN: Money] What your zip code reveals about you

12:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why the Media Treats Right-Wing and Islamist Terrorism Differently

12:22 [Reuters] Taliban in Qatar see no early peace talks with U.S.: sources

12:23 [CNN] Two possible suspects revealed in Boston bombing

12:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It was like a nuclear bomb went off'

12:24 [CNN: Money] The upside of China's slowdown

12:25 [Deutsche Welle] German think tanks revise down growth forecast

12:27 [CNN: Money] 15 of the chunkiest cars on the road

12:28 [Reuters] German parliament backs Cyprus bailout

12:29 [Guardian] Retail sales hit by March snow

12:29 [Guardian] Pakistan's former president Musharraf flees court after arrest order

12:29 [Telegraph] Texas fertiliser plant explosion: ammonia smell probed in 2006

12:29 [The Hindu - News] German parliament approves Cyprus bailout

12:36 [straight] Minority government has its perks, independent candidates say

12:36 [straight] B.C. election platforms stake out the issues

12:36 [straight] Earth Day 2013: Toxins in seafood, car-sharing, Paul Watson, and mines

12:36 [straight] Some imported farmed seafood is a toxic cocktail

12:36 [straight] Pipeline activists put out call to fortify northern B.C. blockade

12:36 [straight] Canada at the forefront of a mining boom in Africa

12:36 [The Independent] Home Secretary Theresa May signals that radical preacher Abu Qatada may face prosecution in Britain

12:38 [Fin24 News] ConCourt dismisses mineral rights appeal

12:40 [Russia Today] Full disclosure of NGO inspection results promised

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Bangalore blast: No intelligence alert, says Jagadish Shettar

12:44 [Reuters] Pakistan's Musharraf flees court as judges order his arrest

12:45 [AL JAZEERA] Kremlin 'outraged' over Putin tabloid leak

12:47 [The Hindu - News] After Sanjay Dutt, 7 more convicts get a month to surrender

12:48 [CNN] David Sengeh: Civil war survivor creates 'perfect fit' bionic limbs

12:49 [Financial Times] Italy’s parliament votes for president

12:50 [CNET News] Nokia shipped 5.6M Lumias during first-quarter

12:51 [CNN: Money] 'I lost $5,000 in Bitcoin crash, but I'm still a believer'

12:53 [Financial Times] China warns of human bird flu transfer

12:53 [Voice of America] At Least 5 Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

12:55 [Slate Magazine] B.S.

12:55 [Deutsche Welle] EU puts pressure on Budapest

13:00 [Deutsche Welle] United Arab Emirates arrest suspected al Qaeda-linked group

13:01 [CNN] Founder of French breast implant company goes on trial

13:04 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Giant cloud unveiled at St Pancras

13:07 [AL JAZEERA] German lawmakers vote to back Cyprus bailout

13:07 [The Independent] 25 workers taken to hospital after eating sandwiches laced with rat poison at German factory

13:07 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Giant cloud unveiled at St Pancras

13:11 [Guardian] Cannes film festival 2013: Ryan Gosling, Coens and Polanski line up

13:13 [Raw Story] Kerry blames Iran for attack on Iraq camp

13:15 [Russia Today] Plant explosion evokes haunting memories of Oklahoma, Iraq, 9/11

13:18 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Settlers uproot 190 trees in Ramallah

13:19 [Fin24 News] Fidentia boss feels vindicated

13:19 [Guardian] Right-to-die: paralysed builder to carry on Tony Nicklinson's battle

13:19 [BBC: Technology] Anonymous offers citizen journalism

13:21 [CNN] German workers worried after delivery of poison-spiked bread rolls

13:21 [CNN] Don't let allergies stop you from traveling

13:23 [The Independent] Last of the old guard: Rich Ricci exits Barclays in management shake-up

13:23 [The Independent] Teenage paedophile Opemipo Jaji faces life sentence for raping girl aged 11

13:23 [The Independent] 'Bang on' One Direction waxwork figures unveiled

13:23 [Raw Story] North Korea lists conditions for talks

13:23 [Raw Story] Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ video praised and banned

13:23 [AL JAZEERA] Presidential vote begins in Italy

13:26 [CNN: Money] Nokia shares plunge as comeback struggles

13:28 [Raw Story] Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s arrest

13:28 [Raw Story] Egypt’s Mubarak goes back to prison

13:29 [NPR] Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast Killed Several, Injured Dozens

13:29 [NPR] Book News: Vast 'Digital Public Library Of America' Opens Today

13:31 [Telegraph] Texas fertiliser plant explosion: police radio in immediate aftermath

13:31 [Telegraph] Drug rooms a 'back door' to legalisation, says think-tank

13:31 [Telegraph] TA bomb plotters jailed

13:32 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Attempting A Rebound

13:32 [Spiegel] Broad Majority: German Parliament Approves Cyprus Bailout

13:33 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Tel-Aviv calls for EU not to receive former hunger striker

13:34 [CNN: Health] Healing wounds with tattoos

13:37 [Guardian] North Korea: Pyongyang lays out detailed conditions for US talks

13:37 [CNN: Health] Ignoring the real dangers

13:37 [CNN: Health] Don't let allergies stop travel

13:37 [CNN: Health] FDA bans generic OxyContin

13:37 [CNN: Health] Doctor: Worst I've ever seen

13:38 [Raw Story] Transgender candidates stake claim in Pakistan vote

13:38 [Raw Story] IMF chief to face court grilling in corruption probe

13:38 [The Independent] Nick Clegg rejects David Cameron's claim that 'we're all Thatcherites now'

13:38 [The Independent] Video: Texas explosion survivors speak

13:38 [The Independent] More than 4m watch BBC television coverage of Margaret Thatcher's funeral

13:38 [The Independent] £8.5m payout for boy whose brain was damaged in 'catalogue of errors'

13:38 [The Independent] Icelandic 'anti-incest' app aims to stop families getting too close

13:38 [The Independent] Four jailed for plot to bomb Territorial Army army base

13:39 [CNN] Opinion: Amputees never say 'I can't'

13:42 [Spiegel] Looking Beyond Europe: German�Firms�Wary of Euro Zone

13:43 [CNN: Money] I lost $5,000 in Bitcoin crash, but I'm still a believer

13:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mexico Lacks Water to Frack for Shale Gas

13:44 [The Hindu - News] ShotCuts: Partners again

13:46 [Telegraph] Japanese 77-year-old to return £2.5m given by her lover, 79, for 'sexual favours'

13:46 [BBC: Technology] Coral robot turns to Kickstarter

13:46 [The Hindu - News] ShotCuts: Partners again

13:47 [AL JAZEERA] North Korea lists demands for talks

13:47 [CNN: Money] I lost $50,000 in Bitcoin crash, but I'm still a believer

13:48 [CNN: Politics] North Korea outlines exacting terms for talks with U.S., S. Korea

13:50 [Russia Today] Russia considers creating an offshore bank out of International Investment Bank

13:51 [CNN] Opinion: Should CIA be targeting terrorists?

13:51 [CNN] Volunteer firefighters step up despite personal tragedy, danger

13:51 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: April 18

13:51 [Fox News: politics] Obama to honor bombing victims at Boston service

13:52 [CNN: Money] Stocks: A big day for earnings

13:52 [CNET News] Verizon Q1 profit up 16 percent as wireless growth keeps chugging along

13:53 [The Hindu - News] Wheels of glory

13:54 [Global Voices] #Yemen: A US Drone Hits Dhamar

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Glory of the past

13:55 [The Independent] Only God Forgives: Ryan Gosling film up for Cannes Palme d'Or

13:58 [BBC: Health] Man takes up fight for right to die

13:58 [Fox News: politics] Special Operations Forces reexamining standards as women ready to join ranks

13:58 [Fox News: politics] Labor nominee Perez to face tough questions at hearing

13:58 [The Atlantic: National] Exams Aren't the Enemy: How Tests Can Help Low-Income Students

14:00 [zero hedge] Euro Hit By Two-Headline Punch

14:00 [Deutsche Welle] Basic freedoms jeopardized in the name of politics

14:00 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: World premiere of Ai Weiwei play

14:00 [CNET News] Nokia reportedly planning 5-inch Lumia 'phablet'

14:01 [AL JAZEERA] Syria rebels 'capture' part of Homs army base

14:01 [Fin24 News] MTN hails US court ruling over Iran

14:02 [Spiegel] Risky�'Abenomics': Can Japan's Economy Be Jumpstarted?

14:03 [Big Think] Prototype App Lets You Walk And Text Without Hurting Yourself

14:05 [CNN] Healing in Boston as investigators seek 2 seen near bombing

14:05 [Russia Today] 2018 World Cup may bankrupt Russian cities - S&P

14:05 [Voice of America] At Least 5 Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

14:06 [BBC: Technology] Clothes get 'computerised fabrics'

14:07 [The Hindu - News] To the best of ability

14:08 [Raw Story] Murakami book print run hits 1 million in week

14:09 [The Atlantic: International] Why Aleksei Navalny's Trial Will Define Putin's Third Term

14:09 [Reuters] Italy's parliament fails to elect president in first vote

14:09 [The Hindu - News] When the power tripped

14:10 [Slate Magazine] Not Left to Their Own Devices

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Bonding over blood

14:11 [Slashdot] Businesses Moving From Amazon's Cloud To Build Their Own

14:11 [Guardian] Teenager convicted of raping 11-year-old girl in park

14:13 [The Hindu - News] A new course

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Facts about fat

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Mirza Baig sentenced to death in German Bakery blast case

14:13 [BBC: Technology] Nokia shares fall after sales drop

14:15 [Russia Today] Blast plant fined for lack of risk management plan, claimed ‘no fire danger’

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Governance, a goal

14:17 [CNN: Money] Morgan Stanley earnings worry investors

14:17 [CNN: Money] Time for world to kick cheap money habit?

14:18 [Telegraph] I had Xi Jinping in the back of my cab - taxi driver story proves to be hoax

14:18 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Kerry: Time is running out for a Palestinian state

14:19 [NPR] Boston Marathon Explosions: Thursday's Developments

14:23 [Raw Story] Colbert pokes fun at CNN’s John King over ‘dark-skinned male’ report

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Apply online for PF transfer, withdrawals from July 1: EPFO

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Land acquisition bill gets all party nod

14:24 [BBC: Entertainment] My Bloody Valentine join T line-up

14:25 [CNN: Money] Can Twitter become a multimedia powerhouse?

14:25 [Deutsche Welle] Nigeria pushes amnesty plan for Islamist militants

14:25 [The Hindu - News] Youth support for Yanamalai

14:26 [CNET News] BlackBerry 10.1 reveals more than a dozen new features

14:27 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Simple Plan to Drastically Improve Voting, Stop Fraud, and Save Money

14:27 [The Hindu - News] How to make…Pulikaachal

14:30 [CNN: Travel] 8 things to know about L.A.'s Koreatown

14:30 [CNN: Travel] Today's photo: Maymand, Iran

14:30 [CNN: Travel] Bad weather torments travelers across the heartland

14:30 [CNN: Travel] Don't let allergies stop you from traveling

14:31 [Russia Today] Top diplomat warns US against meddling with Russian internal affairs

14:32 [Reuters] Italy parliament fails to elect state president

14:32 [zero hedge] Meanwhile In Chicago...

14:32 [zero hedge] What Should The US Do If One Of The Biggest Banks In Ireland Blatantly Defrauded US Investors?

14:32 [zero hedge] CFTC Probe Gold Plunge, “No Visible Central Bank Activity” Say Blackrock

14:32 [CNET News] Finally, Twitter Music is available to all

14:33 [CNN: Health] Opinion: Amputees never say 'I can't'

14:33 [CNN: Health] China bird flu case count rises to 83

14:33 [CNN: Health] What tests found in your meat

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Four member committee to study Sterlite plant

14:37 [The Hindu - News] Putin’s critic put on trial

14:37 [CNN: Politics] Arrest made in DC ricin scare; Test results due

14:38 [Voice of America] Shell Shuts Down Nigeria Pipeline After Thefts

14:39 [Global Voices] Banned Occupy Nigeria Documentary Goes Viral

14:40 [Slate Magazine] Free the Nurses

14:41 [The Independent] Ex-Sun editor Fergus Shanahan charged

14:41 [The Independent] Hotel of Mum and Dad: New TV show follows couples forced to move back home

14:42 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Emphasis Added: The Foreign Policy Week in Pieces (4/18)

14:43 [Reuters] Jobless claims rise marginally last week

14:43 [CNN] Opinion: How U.S. can get in on Mexico's boom

14:43 [BBC: Technology] Twitter launches #Music service

14:43 [CNET News] Android 4.1.1 rolls out to Sony Xperia S tablet today

14:44 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: Texas Blast Kills as Many as 15, Injures More Than 160

14:45 [Guardian] Swansea measles cases exceed 800

14:45 [Guardian] Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

14:48 [Raw Story] Texas fertilizer blast leaves 5-15 dead outside of Waco

14:48 [Telegraph] K marks the spot: gangs use new technique to steal dogs

14:56 [Slashdot] Google Breathes New Life Into EU's Cookie Law

14:57 [CNET News] Verizon sold 4M iPhones in 1Q

14:57 [The Independent] TalkTalk fined £750,000 for making excessive number of silent calls

14:58 [The Hindu - News] Births and deaths registration still low in India

14:59 [Financial Times] Italy’s presidential poll goes to second round

14:59 [Truthout] True Americans

14:59 [Truthout] Immigration Reform

14:59 [Fox News: politics] Defeat of background check plan tees up protracted battle on gun control

15:00 [The Hindu - News] Old-world flavours

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Euro crisis leads to alternative economy

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] A doctor for the poor

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Will trade feta cheese for yoga course

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Irishman takes back home after eviction

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Building paradise in Portugal

15:00 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Snoozer, Just Higher Than Expected

15:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pipped at post on same-sex marriage

15:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] PM signals flexible Gonski deals

15:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tourism wins with rainbow connection to big spenders

15:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Farrell comes out for same-sex marriage

15:02 [CNN] Italy's Parliament votes for new president

15:02 [CNN: Money] I lost $50,000 on Bitcoin

15:03 [Disinformation] How Should We React To A Terrorist Attack?

15:03 [The Progressive] CPI Unchained

15:03 [Guardian] One in five recreational drug users 'taken advantage of sexually'

15:03 [Guardian] Lottery winners seek 'Serenity' with £5m des res with serious mod cons

15:03 [Guardian] Texas explosion: fertiliser plant treated as crime scene after up to 15 die

15:04 [zero hedge] BitCoin Exchange BitFloor Shuts Down

15:05 [Deutsche Welle] Who will arrest the general?

15:05 [Deutsche Welle] La dolce vita gets emergency soundtrack

15:05 [Deutsche Welle] Young entrepreneurs revive Spanish market

15:05 [Reuters] Jobless claims data calms concerns on labor market

15:08 [Topix Activism News] Stubbed Toe? Blame Global Warming...or Fracking

15:08 [The Hindu - News] New Arrivals: Malayalam books

15:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Female conductor makes Proms history

15:12 [The Independent] Al-Sweady inquiry: Teenager was tortured and hanged, claims his uncle

15:13 [Guardian] Rhino heads seized in gang raid on Ireland's national museum

15:13 [Guardian] Sun executive editor to be charged under Operation Elveden

15:14 [The Hindu - News] Threads of tradition

15:14 [The Hindu - News] 11 convicts in Bombay blast case surrender

15:14 [Slashdot] Bifloor Indefinitely Suspends Bitcoin Trading

15:16 [Russia Today] Sinkhole swallows three cars in Chicago

15:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] What It Would Take to File a Complaint Against Kermit Gosnell Today

15:18 [The Hindu - News] Command over tone

15:19 [CNET News] Apple tries to patent tech behind iTunes U

15:20 [CNN: Money] The world's cheap money habit

15:20 [Telegraph] Unknown soldier had five siblings living nearby

15:22 [The Hindu - News] CAG unearths Rs. 27000 crore cost overruns in Maharashtra irrigation projects

15:22 [The Hindu - News] Tripura Government proposes a Wagah-like border ceremony in Agartala

15:24 [The Hindu - News] Dancing on the razor’s edge

15:24 [The Hindu - News] CAG unearths Rs. 27,000 crore cost overruns in Maharashtra irrigation projects

15:24 [NPR] Ricin Suspect Described As Conspiracist, Elvis Impersonator

15:24 [NPR] Jobless Claims Rose Slightly Last Week

15:25 [CNN: Money] Jobless claims rise slightly

15:25 [CNN: Money] Twitter launches music app

15:26 [The Hindu - Opinion] Skirting around the law

15:26 [CNN: Money] Big banks pony up in the wake of the financial crisis

15:27 [CNN] When oversharing online can get you arrested

15:28 [The Independent] Bergerac set for a come back 20 years on?

15:28 [The Independent] Gwyneth Paltrow brands Iron Man co-star Robert Downey Junior 'a wimp'

15:28 [The Independent] Former Asda and Royal Mail boss Allan Leighton lured by Pandora's charms

15:28 [The Independent] Say cheese! Pension fund can gorge on Cheddar...

15:28 [The Independent] Say cheese! Pension fund can gorge on Cheddar...

15:28 [The Independent] Marin Alsop to be first woman to conduct Last Night of The Proms after 119 years

15:28 [Raw Story] Schumer laughs out loud on Senate floor at Cruz’ gun registry conspiracy theory

15:28 [Raw Story] Tucson survivor: Senators against background checks have no soul

15:28 [Raw Story] Heartless Right Wing Response to Gun Victims Demonstrates Emptiness of Their Arguments

15:28 [The Hindu - News] Mayawati woos upper castes ahead of LS polls

15:28 [The Hindu - News] Riding the wave

15:28 [The Hindu - News] Farm ponds play big role in tiding over droughts

15:29 [Financial Times] Texas fertiliser blast kills up to 15

15:30 [Financial Times] Italy president poll goes to second round

15:30 [CNN: Technology] When oversharing online can get you arrested

15:31 [Financial Times] Texas fertiliser plant blast kills up to 15

15:31 [Slashdot] Prof. Stephen Hawking: Great Scientist, Bad Gambler

15:32 [CNN] Sheriff to address Texas prosecutors' killings

15:32 [The Hindu - News] Tripura proposes a Wagah-like border ceremony in Agartala

15:32 [The Hindu - News] Eco friendly measure to control papaya mealybug

15:32 [The Hindu - News] Farm ponds play big role in tiding over droughts

15:33 [Big Think] An Alternative To Surgical Staples, Inspired By A Parasite

15:33 [AlterNet] High Schooler Protests 'Slut-Shaming' Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats from Principal

15:33 [AlterNet] Jon Stewart: CNN's 'Exclusive Report' Was Exclusive Because it Was 'Completely F**king Wrong'

15:34 [Fin24 News] Who occupies top positions in SA

15:35 [Deutsche Welle] Click here for videos

15:35 [Deutsche Welle] German tank producer secures huge order from Qatar

15:35 [Deutsche Welle] Google pledges to modify search rankings in EU

15:36 [Telegraph] India has one third of world's poorest, says World Bank

15:36 [Telegraph] Boston marathon bombs: online 'detectives' may be creating witch hunt

15:38 [CNN] Chicago bears down for flash floods

15:40 [Fin24 News] Who occupies SA's top positions?

15:40 [The Hindu - News] Fresh perspective

15:41 [Russia Today] Bahrain arrests car-burning protesters ahead of F1 race

15:43 [The Independent] Barack Obama resumes role as consoler-in-chief as he honours Boston victims at city's Cathedral of the Holy Cross

15:44 [The Hindu - News] Owner of bike used in Bangalore blast traced: Shinde

15:44 [Truthout] Sinking American Electorate: Unmarried Women On The Edge

15:45 [Deutsche Welle] click here for audio and video

15:45 [Deutsche Welle] Pyongyang belligerence affects island residents

15:45 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

15:45 [Slate Magazine] Why Do We Use Explosive Fertilizer?

15:46 [Russia Today] Texas explosion: Ruins, smoke, burning homes filmed shortly after blast (VIDEO)

15:46 [Russia Today] Investigators searching for at least 1 suspect in Boston bombing

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Tuned in to technology

15:47 [Fox News] Grand Tours of a Lifetime

15:47 [Fox News] Pig Too Fat for Home?

15:47 [Fox News] Google Glass Rollout Begins

15:47 [Fox News] Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

15:47 [Fox News] Cop Carof 2046

15:47 [Fox News] Vanderpump Sex Scene Secret

15:48 [The Hindu - News] Opening score

15:49 [AlterNet] Conservative Media Return to Racially-Charged ‘Free Cell Phone’ Meme to Fight Immigration Reform

15:49 [Reuters] Iran dismisses Israel threat at Ahmadinejad's last army parade

15:50 [Truthout] Domestic Workers Sow a New Global Movement

15:50 [Telegraph] Berlin satellite image reveals stark east-west divisions

15:52 [Voice of America] Fertilizer Factory Destroyed in Massive Explosion

15:53 [The Hindu - News] Rooting for rice

15:53 [The Hindu - News] World of cubes

15:53 [Big Think] Lessons from Obama's Digital Wunderkind

15:53 [Guardian] Ghana seizes 1m faulty condoms imported from China

15:55 [NPR] Top Stories: Texas Blast; Boston Investigation

15:55 [Truthout] The Orwellian Warfare State of Carnage and Doublethink

15:55 [Deutsche Welle] US investigators search for Boston bombing suspect

15:55 [Deutsche Welle] click here for audios and videos

15:56 [CNN: Technology] Near-death episodes probed

15:58 [Spiegel] 'Like 1930s Germany': Greek Far Right Gains Support

15:58 [CNET News] Verizon's new phone upgrade policy draws scrutiny

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Nutshell: On Paalam this week

16:01 [The Hindu - News] Beat the traffic jam

16:01 [Russia Today] Investigators search Skolkovo innovation hub, question billionaire director

16:01 [zero hedge] IMF Warns Spanish Debt-Load Is Unsustainable

16:01 [zero hedge] How Do Markets Perform After Hitting All-Time Highs?

16:03 [The Hindu - News] Mistaken identity and thereafter…

16:03 [Disinformation] The Price of Fame? An Early Death

16:03 [Truthdig] House of Horrors

16:05 [Truthout] Media Relied Upon Discredited Reinhart-Rogoff Research To Stoke Debt Fears

16:05 [AL JAZEERA] Syria rebels 'capture' Homs army base

16:05 [The Nation] Gauging the Intentions of Kim Jong-un

16:05 [The Nation] Letters

16:05 [The Nation] Lessons From the Central Park Five

16:05 [The Nation] In Rape Tragedies, the Shame Is Ours

16:05 [The Nation] Noose York

16:05 [The Nation] The Sons of Revolution and Steerage: On 'City of Ambition'

16:07 [Fox News: politics] ICE union claims immigration bill 'does nothing' to resolve enforcement concerns

16:07 [The Hindu - News] The quaint Ernakulam bazaar

16:08 [Raw Story] Oklahoma lawmaker: ‘I apologize to the Jews’ for ‘Jew me down’ slur

16:09 [The Atlantic: International] Syria's Christian Minority Lives in Fear of Kidnapping and Street Battles

16:09 [The Hindu - News] Violin wizard

16:11 [BBC: Also in the news] Caption Challenge: Thing with wings

16:12 [CNET News] It's about time: RuneScape dumps Java for HTML5

16:12 [CNN] The right way to wear leggings in school

16:14 [BBC: Entertainment] Kapoor to star in India's 24 remake

16:14 [Fox News] Jail For Collecting Sea Rocks?

16:14 [Slashdot] HP To Package Leap Motion Sensor Into — Not Just With — Some Devices

16:14 [Slashdot] Demand for Kopi Luwak May Be Threatening Wildlife

16:15 [NPR] Ex-Pakistani Strongman Musharraf Flees Courtroom

16:15 [straight] News for Youse: Ferry fare election promise, Vancouver Art Gallery move, fertilizer plant explodes

16:15 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: Should CIA target terrorists?

16:16 [CNET News] Sprint expands LTE to 21 new markets, including Los Angeles

16:16 [CNET News] Get an HP quad-core desktop for $399.99

16:16 [CNN: Entertainment] 'The Croods' sequel planned

16:16 [Fin24 News] Airline industry grows SA's GDP by R74bn

16:17 [The Hindu - News] Taking note

16:17 [CNN: Money] Stocks continue to retreat

16:17 [CNN] 10 best free bar snacks in the U.S.

16:18 [Voice of America] China Tells Japan to Cool Tensions in East China Sea

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Preserving the past

16:19 [AL JAZEERA] German parliament backs Cyprus bailout

16:19 [Middle East Monitor] Saleh Al-Na'ami: Israel and the electronic war

16:20 [] 'Shame on You!': Outrage Follows Senate's Gun Law Failure

16:21 [Russia Today] Extreme monetary easing could have drastic side effects - IMF

16:23 [Telegraph] 'Call me what you want when I'm king,' says Dutch crown prince

16:23 [Telegraph] Homeopathy is nonsense, says new chief scientist

16:23 [Telegraph] Carey Mulligan admits acting is no longer the 'focus of her life'

16:23 [Telegraph] 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

16:23 [Telegraph] Former BBC PR boss Sally Osman becomes Prince of Wales's new communications chief

16:23 [The Progressive] Reflections While Watching Margaret Thatcher's Funeral

16:25 [Global Voices] Urban Art Festival Highlights Neighborhood in Puerto Rico

16:25 [The Hindu - News] The reverential and the celebratory

16:26 [Spiegel] Book Burnings: How the Nazis Ruined Erich K�stner's Career

16:26 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for April 18, 2013

16:26 [] Democracy Now!: "Devastation Beyond Description": Dozens Feared Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast, 100+ Wounded

16:26 [] Democracy Now!: No OSHA Inspections at Texas Plant in 5 Years: Are We Doing Enough to Protect Workplace Safety?

16:26 [] Democracy Now!: A Rush to Misjudgment: CNN Faulted for Racially Charged, Erroneous Reports on Boston Marathon Case

16:26 [] Democracy Now!: Filmmaker Robert Greenwald on "War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State"

16:27 [CNN: Politics] Foreman: 12 seconds that changed everything

16:27 [CNN] Test results due in ricin scare; Mississippi entertainer arrested

16:27 [CNN] Huge blast shatters Texas down;

16:27 [CNN] Tennis is a 'clean sport,' says Tipsarevic

16:29 [The Atlantic: National] A Story About the Boston Bombing, From Afghanistan

16:29 [The Hindu - News] LeT’s top militant Fahadullah arrested in Sopore

16:30 [Deutsche Welle] When Jews fought the Germans: The Warsaw ghetto uprising

16:30 [CNN: Health] Obamacare rules and foster kids

16:30 [CNN: Health] This dental screening could save your life

16:30 [CNN: Health] Boston doctor: 'Everyone was my patient'

16:30 [CNN: Health] German workers worried over poison-spiked bread

16:30 [Truthout] Assessing the Iran Sanctions

16:31 [Russia Today] Something fishy about offshore hacking scandal

16:31 [The Hindu - News] Graceful and poised

16:31 [zero hedge] Philly Fed Is Latest Economic Miss: Number of Employees Dumps, Inventories Plunge

16:31 [zero hedge] Germany Takes Out Its "Recovery' Trendline

16:32 [CNN] Terrorism strikes Boston Marathon as bombs kill 3, wound scores

16:33 [Reuters] Rescuers searching for victims of Texas fertilizer plant blast

16:33 [Reuters] U.S. needs "clear signals" North Korea serious about talks: White House

16:34 [Guardian] Kerry: Two years left to reach two-state solution in Middle East peace process

16:35 [Middle East Monitor] Dr. Amira Abuel Fetouh: A brainwashing play

16:35 [Global Voices] Young Haitian-Dominicans Demand Their Right to a Legal Identity

16:35 [NPR] Police Say Fires Burning But Under Control After Texas Blast

16:35 [NPR] Eyewitnesses To Texas Explosion Describe The Scene

16:35 [The Hindu - News] Salad days are here again

16:36 [BBC: Education] 'Well done' letters for top pupils

16:37 [Fox News: politics] Obama Fires Blanks in First Test of Second Term Clout

16:37 [CNET News] Yahoo launches Mail app for iPad, Android tablets

16:37 [CNET News] Tech luminaries dominate Time's 100 Most Influential People

16:38 [Raw Story] Colbert and actor Alan Cumming perform ‘Oopsie Daisy Homophobe’ song

16:39 [Telegraph] Dog given bravery award for saving owner's life

16:39 [Telegraph] Dairy Crest plugs pension fund hole with cheese

16:39 [Telegraph] John Kerry criticised for claiming two state solution will be impossible in two years

16:39 [Telegraph] Cut length of school holidays, says Michael Gove

16:39 [Telegraph] Proms 2013: A season of 'firsts' with woman conducting Last Night, 15 hours of Ring Cycle and new 'urban' focus

16:39 [The Atlantic: International] Another Cause for Alarm in Iran's Nuclear Program: Earthquakes

16:39 [The Hindu - News] A soulful reminder

16:40 [CNN] It's not cool to like RUSH. That's OK

16:40 [CBC: politics] Kathy Dunderdale shuts down Twitter account over porn fuss

16:41 [The Hindu - News] Seafood just a click away

16:42 [CNN: Living] The right way to wear leggings

16:42 [CNN: Living] Moving on after terror hits

16:46 [Fox News] 'ROUND ONE'? Dems, Gun Lobby Square Off in Wake of Senate Vote

16:46 [Fox News] BOSTON BOMBING: FBI Considers Release of Persons of Interest Images

16:46 [The Independent] Time 100: Malala Yousafzai, Barack Obama, Kim Jong-un and Jay-Z all make magazine's list of world's most influential people

16:47 [AL JAZEERA] Greek police arrest men over workers shooting

16:48 [The Hindu - News] Shift in focus

16:50 [The Hindu - News] Compelling work on canvas

16:50 [Global Voices] Double Standard? Protesting Foreclosures and Abortion Clinics in Spain

16:50 [] Influential report questions the wisdom of the sanctions regime

16:51 [CNN: Health] Got allergies?

16:51 [CNN] Firefighters missing after massive, deadly Texas blast

16:51 [Reuters: politics] Obama considering economist Zandi to head U.S. housing regulator

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Lessons in film-making

16:53 [zero hedge] Obama Sends More Troops To Jordan, Preparing For "Stability Operations" In Syria

16:53 [zero hedge] US Overtakes China As Japan's Top Export Market

16:53 [CBC: politics] Former rights chief abused employees, commissioner finds

16:54 [Voice of America] At Least 5 Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

16:56 [Guardian] Boston bombings: Obama speaks at service as FBI close in on suspects – live

16:56 [Guardian] Luton terror plot: four jailed over plan to bomb army centre

16:56 [The Nation] Bloomberg by the Numbers

16:56 [The Hindu - News] ‘Is it time for a new broadcasting regulator?’

16:56 [The Hindu - News] Melody and rhythm

16:56 [Reuters] Obama arrives in Boston for bombing-victim memorial

16:57 [Amnesty International] Venezuela: Election-related deaths and threats must stop

16:57 [Amnesty International] India: Landmark Supreme Court ruling a great victory for indigenous rights

16:58 [Raw Story] Hunger-striking detainees at Guantanamo Bay military prison face more restrictions than ever

16:59 [CNN: Money] Verizon iPhone sales tumble 33%

17:01 [Slashdot] Google Forbids Advertising On Glass

17:01 [The Independent] Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ banned by South Korean broadcaster over abuse of public property

17:02 [CNN] Pakistani government says it will obey Musharraf arrest order

17:02 [CNN] Corruption charges dropped against retired Mexican general

17:03 [High Country News] Pipeline paradox

17:03 [High Country News] Federal austerity hits home in the West

17:03 [High Country News] California's carbon market may succeed where others have failed

17:03 [High Country News] On losing nothing

17:03 [High Country News] Waiting with bated breath

17:03 [High Country News] How the amount of fish you eat impacts water quality

17:03 [Raw Story] Twitter launches music service based on users’ tweets

17:03 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Obama speaks at Boston interfaith service for Marathon bombing victims

17:03 [Raw Story] France’s Hollande blasts ‘homophobic’ violence following same-sex marriage protests

17:03 [Raw Story] New York Post repeatedly misidentifies Boston suspects

17:03 [AL JAZEERA] Rescuers search for survivors of Texas blast

17:06 [Russia Today] Russia’s Richest: Forbes publishes billionaire list

17:07 [Amnesty International] Life on death row: ‘They had no idea they were going to be executed’

17:08 [Reuters] Russia says U.S. must do more to address missile shield concerns

17:08 [High Country News] The river and the drought

17:08 [High Country News] Real bears get a helping hand from Hollywood

17:08 [High Country News] Black-backed woodpeckers and severe fire

17:08 [High Country News] Are whale watchers taking a toll on Puget Sound's orcas?

17:08 [Big Think] Smartphones Acting In Concert, At A Concert

17:08 [Pravda] Chinese miracle about to burst like a bubble?

17:09 [Telegraph] '15' feared dead after explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

17:09 [Telegraph] Why the US senate failed on gun reform

17:10 [Campaign For Liberty] Stay Vigilant on Guns

17:11 [BBC: Technology] AUDIO: Apple will 'continue to innovate'

17:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Solnit: The Machismo-Industrial Complex

17:11 [Truthout] Venezuela Accuses US of Plotting Coup After Deadly Post-Election Protests

17:13 [Reuters] Pakistan's Musharraf flees court after judges order his arrest

17:13 [Topix Activism News] Kittens burned to death; reward offered

17:13 [Topix Activism News] Group: Victims of Aceh conflict await justice

17:13 [Raw Story] Israel bars Gaza runners from Bethlehem marathon

17:14 [Pravda] In Syria, USA takes al-Qaeda's side

17:16 [Guardian] Texas explosion: up to 15 feared dead in fertiliser plant disaster

17:17 [The Independent] Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor to be Indian Jack Bauer in 24 remake

17:17 [The Onion] American Voices: Giant, Voracious Snails Invade Florida

17:17 [] Georgia: Expenses Scandal Hits President Saakashvili

17:17 [] Kyrgyzstan: Amid Price Plunge, Gold Mine Auction Faces Multiple Hurdles

17:18 [Fox News] 'LIKE THE WHOLE EARTH SHOOK' Up to 15 Dead in Texas Plant Blast

17:20 [] Law Enforcement Set to Release Images of Bombing Suspects to Public

17:20 [Pravda] Microreactor technology comes to Nizhny Novgorod

17:21 [Reuters: politics] Kerry asks for patience on U.S. Iran sanctions before election

17:21 [Truthout] After Obama Shuns Probe, Bipartisan Panel Finds "Indisputable" Evidence US Tortured Under Bush

17:22 [CNN: Money] More Apple bad news: Verizon iPhone sales tumble

17:22 [CNN: Money] Who's to blame for middle class struggles?

17:25 [Telegraph] Boston Marathon bombs: 'clear images of two suspects to be released'

17:25 [Telegraph] The Earth at Night from the International Space Station

17:25 [Telegraph] Pervez Musharraf smokes cigars and plots next move after judge orders his arrest

17:25 [Telegraph] Margaret Thatcher could have been a guerilla fighter, Gorbachev papers reveal

17:25 [Telegraph] Gardening reduces obesity risk

17:25 [Telegraph] Teenage paedophile convicted of raping 11-year-old while on supervision order

17:26 [CNN: Entertainment] It's not cool to like RUSH. That's OK

17:27 [Fin24 News] New BHP boss takes $150 000 pay cut

17:28 [Truthdig] U.S. Seeks Confirmation of Venezuelan Election Outcome (Video)

17:28 [CNN] Google forbids users from reselling, loaning Glass eyewear

17:30 [CNET News] Lower-cost iPhone with plastic case leaks

17:30 [CNET News] iPhone March quarter sales forecast at 35 million -- analyst

17:32 [zero hedge] The Silent Epidemic In A Broken, Deranged System: Stress

17:32 [The Independent] John Lennon reimagined as a washed-up a shirker aged 50

17:32 [The Independent] Cannes Film Festival 2013 lineup: Can Steven Soderbergh win the Palme d'Or one last time?

17:33 [The Hindu - News] Riding the wave

17:33 [Raw Story] Veteran comic and muscular dystrophy fundraiser Jerry Lewis to get special Cannes Film Festival tribute

17:33 [Raw Story] 77-year-old Japanese woman got $4 million from 79-year-old man for sex and romance

17:34 [Slashdot] Twitter Launches the World's Upteenth Online Music Site

17:34 [International Crisis Group] Obama, Holbrooke and The Dispensable Nation

17:35 [Deutsche Welle] World Bank wants end to poverty by 2030

17:36 [Mother Jones] Wall Street Is Scared of Guns

17:36 [Mother Jones] A Bit of Sticker Shock Can Reduce Hospital Costs

17:36 [Mother Jones] "Ninja Innovation" and Shiny Electronic Toys Invade Capitol Hill, Beguile Congressmen

17:38 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] In Syria, Being a Midwife Means You�re On Call 24/7

17:38 [CNN: Money] More bad news for Apple

17:39 [Telegraph] Husband committed suicide after failed plot to kill wife

17:39 [Telegraph] More degree courses 'lying empty' after tuition fees rise

17:42 [Guardian] Boston bombings: Obama speaks at service as FBI closes in on suspects – live

17:43 [The Hindu - News] Those soulful strains

17:43 [Raw Story] Science of light diffusion brings Gollum and other digital characters to life

17:45 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Venezuela's Disputed Election

17:47 [Reuters: politics] Energy Secretary nominee breezes through committee vote

17:47 [Reuters: politics] FDA chief calls agency a "true bargain" for Americans

17:48 [The Independent] Indian supreme court rules to protect sacred hills against UK mine operation Vedanta Resources

17:48 [The Independent] Genetically modified crops needed to 'feed the world,' says Government's chief scientific advisor Mark Walport

17:48 [The Independent] French cancer patient saves paramedic after heart attack

17:48 [The Independent] The hand-over of god: Pope Francis receives signed Lionel Messi shirt

17:48 [BBC: Technology] AUDIO: Sheryl Sandberg: 'Powerful women are less liked'

17:52 [Reuters] Obama to speak at memorial for Boston bombing victims

17:53 [Financial Times] F1 courts controversy with Bahrain race

17:53 [BBC: Technology] AUDIO: Sandberg: 'Powerful women are less liked'

17:53 [The Hindu - News] The PBS magic will live on

17:55 [Telegraph] Texas fertiliser plant explosion: live

17:55 [Telegraph] NHS staff 'threw cushions at disabled patient as target practice'

17:56 [BBC: Health] Roger Ebert - critic and inspiration

17:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] News Footage From the Texas Explosion ... of 1947

17:59 [The Atlantic: National] Fund Early Education With Tobacco Taxes: An Interesting Longshot

18:00 [zero hedge] The Soft Cost Curves Of Hard Assets: Where The Cash Flow Hits The Road

18:00 [zero hedge] House Passes CISPA ... the Privacy-Shredding Web Spying Bill

18:00 [Guardian] Pro-Margaret Thatcher article by two senior civil servants angers MPs

18:00 [Voice of America] For Mice and Humans, Comfort is Being Carried

18:00 [BBC: Also in the news] Nigeria state tackles rumour mongers

18:00 [Campaign For Liberty] Urgent: CISPA Vote Imminent

18:01 [The Hindu - News] Preserving the past

18:02 [CNN: Technology] Virtual reality blows grandma away

18:02 [Spiegel] The Spirit of Messi: Architect Brings the Short Pass to the ECB

18:03 [Disinformation] DisinfoCast: 53: Daniele Bolelli – Create Your Own Religion: A How-To Book Without Instructions

18:03 [Raw Story] Burmese Buddhist monk Wirathu uses YouTube to spread anti-Muslim hatred to thousands

18:03 [Truthdig] Climate Alters Global Vegetation

18:03 [Truthdig] Avoiding Corporate Criminality in the Press

18:03 [The Hindu - News] Prachanda seeks financial support from China

18:04 [The Independent] Pakistan's former military leader Pervez Musharraf flees court as it orders his arrest

18:04 [The Independent] Sun executive editor Fergus Shanahan charged over payments to public official

18:04 [The Independent] Rocking the baby does work, say scientists studying crying youngsters' heart rates

18:05 [AL JAZEERA] Obama attends Boston bomb service

18:06 [Russia Today] Ammonium nitrate mixed with negligence behind Texas fertilizer plant explosion – experts

18:06 [CNN: Health] Terrorism: We ignore real dangers

18:07 [The Hindu - News] Perfect flight

18:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Roger Ebert - critic and inspiration

18:09 [CNN] Sun executive editor faces charge over alleged corrupt payments

18:10 [NPR] Texas Town Staggered By Massive Explosion

18:10 [NPR] FDA's Rejection Of Generic OxyContin May Have Side Effects

18:10 [NPR] North Korea: End U.N. Sanctions And Talks Can Resume

18:10 [NPR] From Vine To Pen: There's More Than One Way Wine Fuels Writing

18:10 [NPR] Gun Control Battle: Any Room For Political Leeway?

18:10 [Voice of America] Indian Firm Cuts Price of Major Vaccine

18:10 [Deutsche Welle] Rescuers search for survivors after Texas fertilizer blast

18:11 [Telegraph] Texas explosion: firefighters missing after huge blast

18:12 [CBC: politics] Environment Canada name stripped from weather website

18:12 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How Does This End?

18:13 [Raw Story] Ohio Catholic school fires teacher who came out in her mom’s obituary

18:13 [Raw Story] UN investigating possible human-to-human transmission of new deadly bird flu in Shanghai

18:13 [straight] Caught on video: Texas fertilizer plant goes boom

18:13 [straight] High Tech, Low Life documents citizen journalism across the “Great Firewall” in China

18:14 [CNN: Health] Treating the injured in Texas

18:15 [Fox News] Creepiest Food Mascots

18:16 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Moroccan human rights organisations demand dismissal of "G4S"

18:19 [The Independent] MPs attack top civil servants over Thatcher tribute

18:19 [The Independent] My Bloody Valentine to play T in the Park festival

18:19 [CNN: Entertainment] It's not cool to like RUSH

18:20 [] Hunger Strikes and Indefinite Detention: A Rundown on What’s Going on at Gitmo

18:20 [] Maduro Blasts Kerry for Rejecting Venezuelan Election Win

18:20 [] Red Cross Chief Urges Caution Over Covert Drones

18:21 [Good] 'Do the Math': Launches Grassroots Sequel to 'An Inconvenient Truth'

18:21 [Slashdot] LinkedIn Invites Gone Wild: How To Keep Close With Exes and Strangers

18:21 [Russia Today] Congressman evokes Boston bombings as reason to pass CISPA

18:21 [BBC: Science & Environment] Seal pups released back into wild

18:21 [BBC: Also in the news] Rare blue diamond found in S Africa

18:22 [Spiegel] Picture This: In the Midst of It

18:23 [Big Think] Democracy is a Marathon, not a Sprint

18:23 [Big Think] The Solar Eclipse of the Monopolist Utilities

18:24 [CNET News] iPad 5 said to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter

18:25 [NPR] Obama Visits Boston Service As Investigation Continues

18:25 [NPR] Search And Rescue Ongoing After Texas Plant Explosion

18:25 [Reuters] Rescuers search for survivors of Texas fertilizer plant blast

18:26 [CNN] Flash flooding bears down on Chicago

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Malian Refugees Find Safety, Health Risks in Mauritania Camp

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Women in Somalia Look For A Safe Delivery

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Affordable Access to Generic Drugs Is Safe�For Now

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Migrants Trapped and Often Abused in Morocco

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Starting New Lives Safely in Papua New Guinea

18:26 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Chechens Get New Cardiology Equipment and a New Lease on Life

18:26 [CNN: Politics] Obama tells Boston: 'Every one of us stands with you'

18:26 [The Nation] SPECIAL ISSUE: The Gilded City—Bloomberg's New York

18:29 [BBC: Education] Lengthen school hours urges Gove

18:30 [The Onion] Yankees Disabled List Absolutely Stacked

18:30 [The Onion] Statshot: What's Our Plan B?

18:30 [The Onion] TV Viewer Relates To Totally Unbelievable Character That Could Never Exist In Reality

18:30 [The Onion] Corrugated-Cardboard Lobby Once Again Rates All 535 Congressmen ‘Poor’ On Corrugated-Cardboard-Related Issues

18:31 [CNET News] Facebook launches new tools for mobile, including Open Graph

18:31 [The Nation] Puzzle No. 3280

18:31 [AL JAZEERA] Iran slams Western presence in the Gulf

18:32 [CNET News] Foul ball smashes into man using iPad as camera

18:33 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

18:36 [Slashdot] In Iceland, Tap Cellphones To Avoid Incest

18:36 [Russia Today] Ron Paul unveils libertarian think tank

18:36 [Mother Jones] Obamacare Has Its Problems, But It's Basically On Track

18:39 [CNET News] 'Tornado Junkies' try to build twister-proof van

18:40 [CNN: Entertainment] Casting the Jodi Arias Lifetime movie?

18:40 [Campaign For Liberty] An action-adventure movie about monetary policy?

18:41 [Telegraph] Ricin mailer 'thought he uncovered body parts conspiracy'

18:42 [Spiegel] Battling Racism: UN Body Reprimands Germany over�Sarrazin Comments

18:43 [msnbc: politics] President Obama on failed gun bill: ‘A shameful day’

18:43 [msnbc: politics] Tucson victim's mother: We're ‘not defeated’

18:43 [msnbc: politics] Senate ignores Americans, chooses doing nothing on guns

18:43 [msnbc: politics] President Obama blasts 'shameful' Senate

18:43 [msnbc: politics] Gabby Giffords rages at Senate failure on guns

18:43 [msnbc: politics] ‘A shameful day in Washington’

18:44 [Guardian] Boston bombings: 'They picked the wrong city,' Obama says – live

18:45 [CNET News] Nokia hints at U.S. flagship phone even as sales lag

18:47 [CNN] F1's return to Bahrain meets mixed response

18:47 [CNN] Obama at Boston service: Our spirit remains undaunted

18:47 [Reuters: politics] Senate should pass mental health bill after gun defeat: Manchin

18:48 [CNN: Money] First look at Twitter #Music app: Find trending tunes

18:48 [Truthdig] Take, Don’t Make!

18:50 [Slate Magazine] A Night at the Flop-era (VIDEO)

18:51 [Good] Using Design Thinking to Leave No Right Brain Behind in the Classroom

18:52 [Fin24 News] PetroSA mulls new oil refinery

18:52 [CNN: Entertainment] Casting the Jodi Arias movie?

18:52 [Spiegel] Gender Gap: Germany Rejects Law Requiring Board Quotas

18:53 [Big Think] On The Hunt For The Super-Small, Super-Powerful Battery

18:56 [Guardian] North Korea demands withdrawal of UN sanctions as precondition to talks

18:56 [Reuters: politics] Congress returns to public pension battle with new bill

18:58 [Telegraph] Sir Chris Hoy retires as Britain's most decorated Olympian

18:58 [Telegraph] Boston marathon bombs: live

18:58 [Telegraph] Police arresting fewer criminals, say official new figures

18:58 [Telegraph] Israeli threat to intervene in Syria

18:58 [Telegraph] Boston bombs: Patrick and Jessica Downes, the newlyweds who both lost a leg in the marathon attack

18:58 [Telegraph] Ministers urging more bright pupils to apply to university

18:58 [Raw Story] Prof. Stephen Hawking tells students the universe does not need a God to exist

19:01 [Deutsche Welle] Mugabe marks Zimbabwean independence as elections loom

19:01 [CNN: Money] Bear party: Stocks in overdue sell-off

19:01 [zero hedge] CLSA Breaks The Wall Street Mold: Sells Japanese Equities To Buy Gold

19:03 [Reuters] Obama in Boston vows U.S. will find perpetrators of bombings

19:03 [Reuters] Jobs, factory data point to slowing economy

19:03 [Fox News: politics] TRANSCRIPT: Obama remarks at Boston service

19:03 [Fox News: politics] Labor nominee Perez pressed on 'secret deal' at confirmation hearing

19:04 [CNN] Tragedy in Boston: How to help

19:04 [Voice of America] Man Charged with Threatening President

19:05 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Boston, ‘You will run again’

19:05 [NPR] Obama: 'A Bomb Can't Beat Us'

19:05 [AlterNet] Sandra Steingraber Issues Statement Before Being Led to Jail: "Act of Civil Disobedience Is a Last Resort for Me"

19:05 [AlterNet] AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen on Gentrification

19:06 [The Independent] Andy McSmith's Diary: Café incurs PayPal’s wrath for trading with the enemy

19:06 [The Independent] Man charged over ricin letters sent to Obama and others

19:06 [The Independent] Michael Gove calls for longer school terms

19:06 [Slashdot] Interviews: Ask Freeman Dyson What You Will

19:06 [Infoshop] Support Striking Sisters' Camelot Workers

19:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: On the trail of rare Kenyan antelope

19:07 [Mother Jones] Why Did These Four Democrats Vote No on Gun Background Checks?

19:07 [Mother Jones] Arkansas Moving Forward With Plan to Accept Medicare Expansion

19:08 [Reuters] Italy's parliament fails to elect state president in second vote

19:09 [AL JAZEERA] Mugabe warns against foreign interfering

19:10 [Fin24 News] Mineral rights fight not over - Agri SA

19:10 [CNET News] CISPA permits police to do warrantless database searches

19:11 [msnbc: politics] 'You will run again': Obama says marathon attack will not shake Boston's resolve

19:12 [Fin24 News] PetroSA mulls new oil refinery

19:13 [Fox News: politics] House passes pro-business cybersecurity bill, despite veto threat

19:14 [straight] Bryan Cranston takes a Breaking Bad selfie in Vancouver

19:15 [Financial Times] Italy’s centre-left splinters in presidential vote

19:15 [Fox News] 'WE WILL FINISH THE RACE' Obama: Boston, You 'Will Run Again'

19:15 [Fox News] 'ROUND ONE'? Dems, Gun Lobby Square Off After Senate Vote

19:15 [Fox News] OPINION: In Wake of Tragedies, Let Not Your Heart be Troubled

19:15 [Fox News] 'WHOLE EARTH SHOOK': Up to 15 Dead, 160 Hurt In Texas Plant Explosion

19:15 [Fox News] BOSTON BOMBING: Feds Seek to Speak With Persons on Bomb Video

19:15 [Fox News] Suspect arrested in connection with poison letters, tests show substance 'absolutely' ricin- Background on potentially lethal poison ricin- VIDEO: Miss. man suspected ricin mailer

19:15 [AL JAZEERA] Obama vows to punish Boston blast masterminds

19:16 [Infoshop] IWW Liquor Store Workers Fired for Union Activity

19:18 [Truthout] Congress Refuses to Allow USPS to Fix Its Budget Woes

19:19 [CNET News] Thanko glasses give you HD POV video on the cheap

19:21 [Slate Magazine] Life in a Real Nuclear Wasteland

19:21 [Good] The Best Businesses for the World: See Who Tops B Lab's List

19:21 [The Independent] IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, in inquiry into misuse of public funds

19:21 [The Independent] App warns for accidental incest in Iceland

19:21 [The Independent] Pyongyang: Lift sanctions and we’ll talk

19:21 [The Independent] Surfer survives 27 hours in ocean after falling overboard off Indonesia

19:21 [The Independent] Home Secretary Theresa May discloses that radical preacher Abu Qatada could be prosecuted in Britain

19:23 [CNN] Teams search for survivors after massive blast at Texas plant

19:24 [AlterNet] Search for Survivors After Explosion in Texas Factory Kills at Least 5

19:25 [Reuters] Italy parliament fails to elect state president in slap to Bersani

19:26 [straight] The well-cast Arthur: Boy King remains elusive

19:26 [straight] Rush deliveries to be made with new postage stamps

19:28 [CNET News] House approves CISPA, but outlook in Senate is unclear

19:28 [Raw Story] Spurned man shoots dancer in face, then kills himself at strip club

19:28 [Raw Story] Rights group joins fight for justice for raped and bullied high school student

19:28 [CNN: Money] Housing rebound skeptics

19:28 [CNN: Money] More bad Apple news: Verizon iPhone sales fall

19:28 [CNN: Money] Pepsi and Coke pass investors' taste test

19:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] Now, With No Further Ado, We Present... The Digital Public Library of America!

19:31 [Deutsche Welle] US remembers Boston Marathon bombing victims

19:31 [zero hedge] Charles Gave On The Social Purpose Of Tax Havens

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Obama spews fire after Senate kills gun bill

19:33 [Disinformation] Texas High Schoolers Uncover Teacher’s Involvement In Sex Cult Murder

19:37 [The Independent] Greece launches manhunt after immigrant farmworkers are shot and wounded for demanding back pay

19:37 [The Independent] State senator's vicious and bonkers email exchange goes viral

19:37 [The Independent] Baking: Shares in cake frosting go cold

19:37 [The Independent] Dalai Lama visits Londonderry, urging a 'century of peace'

19:37 [The Independent] Truth and lies in the Caymans Islands: Tax haven’s former police chief calls for corruption inquiry documents to be released

19:37 [Mother Jones] Agency That Investigates Plant Explosions "Grossly Mismanaged"

19:38 [Slashdot] Most Projects On GitHub Aren't Open Source Licensed

19:39 [The Atlantic: International] Muslims Find a Welcoming Home in Famously Catholic Ireland

19:40 [AlterNet] Saving Our Ravaged Planet ... and Ourselves

19:41 [CNN: Living] It's not cool to like RUSH; that's OK

19:41 [Middle East Monitor] Oraib Al-Rantawi: So we don't shift from 'caretaker' to 'de facto' government

19:42 [Telegraph] Russian TV cook apologises for Ukrainian peasants quip

19:42 [Telegraph] Germany rejects female board member quota bill

19:42 [Telegraph] Prince of Wales publishes online archive of 130 of his watercolours

19:42 [Telegraph] French Right-wing MP accuses government of 'murdering children'

19:42 [Utne] The Enemy-Industrial Complex

19:42 [The Onion] [video] VIRAL VIDEO: High School Sophomore Sinks Incredible, Unnecessary Half-Court Shot

19:45 [] Happening Now: Nebraskans Take on Keystone XL in Public Hearing

19:45 [] Sandra Steingraber, Others Get 15 Days in Jail for Civil Disobedience Against Gas Co.

19:46 [straight] Six signs you might be racist (or just ex-NDP candidate Dayleen Van Ryswyk)

19:47 [The Hindu - News] Media missteps after blasts

19:47 [CBC: politics] Former human rights chief abused employees, report finds

19:48 [CNN: Entertainment] Truth in Dove's body image ad?

19:48 [Truthout] Obama Condemns Senators After Defeat of Gun Buyer Background Checks Plan

19:49 [zero hedge] When Gold And Stocks De-Correlate

19:50 [NPR] Pakistan's Musharraf On The Run After Arrest Order

19:51 [CNN: Crime] What we know about the Boston bombing and its aftermath

19:51 [CNN: Crime] Officials: Prosecutors' deaths may stem from ex-employee's grudge

19:53 [Reuters: politics] FDA chief defends budget, says agency is taxpayer "bargain"

19:54 [CNET News] Google+ Comments friends Blogger

19:55 [CNN: Politics] 'We will finish the race'

19:56 [Slate Magazine] “Victory for Gun Owners!”

19:56 [Good] Reach Out and Touch: Video of the First Cell Phone Call

19:59 [Telegraph] Arrest of Cumbrian whistle-blowers a threat to free speech, MPs warn

19:59 [Telegraph] Boston marathon bombs: transcript of Barack Obama's speech

19:59 [AL JAZEERA] Obama vows to punish Boston blasts mastermind

20:00 [CNET News] Will video ads supercharge Facebook's revenue engine?

20:00 [CNET News] As Nintendo's Fils-Aime touts 3DS, he sidesteps Wii U's woes

20:00 [msnbc: politics] Obama: ‘There’s a piece of Boston in me’

20:00 [Guardian] Four jailed over 'toy car' plot against TA base

20:01 [CNN] Mississippi entertainer charged in ricin scare

20:01 [CNN] Teen beating the odds after brain injury

20:01 [CNN] Reid to shelve gun legislation for now

20:01 [CNN] Disaster in Texas: How to help

20:03 [CNN] 3 new planets could host life

20:05 [msnbc: politics] Obama, gun control advocates outraged over failed amendment

20:06 [Guardian] Michael Gove proposes longer school day and shorter holidays

20:06 [Guardian] Barclays investment chief Rich Ricci stands down

20:07 [The Hindu - News] Musharraf: dictator turned absconder

20:08 [The Independent] Alan Sharp: Writer best known for 'Rob Roy' and 'Night Moves'

20:08 [The Independent] President Obama promises those responsible for Boston Marathon bombs: 'We will find you. We will hold you accountable'

20:08 [Truthdig] CNN Fail: Imaginary ‘Dark Males,’ ‘Accents’ and ‘Arrests’

20:08 [Reuters: politics] House passes cybersecurity bill as privacy concerns linger

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Dismissed constable attempts to burn vehicle of ASP

20:11 [Voice of America] Texas Governor Calls Fertilizer Explosion a Nightmare Scenario

20:13 [The Progressive] Guns and Our Malfunctioning Democracy

20:14 [CNN: Health] Nurse: Bombing victim didn't die alone

20:14 [CNN: Health] EMTs unwilling to leave despite danger

20:14 [CNN: Health] Teen beating the odds after brain injury

20:15 [NPR] Study Finds No Harm In Occasional Drink During Pregnancy

20:15 [NPR] Boston Brings Out The 'Crowdsleuthers'

20:15 [NPR] Bacteria On Dog Lovers' Skin Reveal Their Affection

20:17 [AlterNet] How We Can Commemorate Boston

20:17 [The Hindu - News] TCS to step up campus recruitment in U.S.

20:18 [Topix Activism News] Keystone XL backers, foes convening in Nebraska

20:19 [CNN: Money] Blackstone: 'We're serious about tech'

20:19 [CNET News] New teeny-tiny battery charges in less than a second

20:19 [Financial Times] Ireland picks through debtors’ lifestyles

20:20 [The Hindu - News] L&TMRH told to speed up pier work

20:20 [Reuters] United Nations says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe

20:21 [AL JAZEERA] Mugabe warns against foreign interference

20:21 [AL JAZEERA] Obama vows justice for Boston blasts

20:21 [Financial Times] Obama addresses Boston memorial service

20:22 [The Hindu - News] HMDA seeks time for processing BPS files

20:22 [The Hindu - News] MRF Q2 net jumps 40 %

20:22 [CNN] Nadal 'relaxed' as rivals struggle in Monte Carlo

20:22 [CNN] Aubrey Plaza dodges questions about MTV awards 'incident'

20:23 [Truthdig] Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Leaves Trail of Devastation and Destruction (Video)

20:23 [straight] Non-Apology Watch: Sarah Blyth is sorry if Melissa De Genova was offended

20:25 [Slashdot] CISPA Passes US House, Despite Privacy Shortcomings and Promised Veto

20:25 [Reuters: politics] Obama considering economist Zandi to head housing regulator

20:26 [Slate Magazine] The Americans, Season 1

20:27 [CNN] Why has Obama abandoned his Gitmo pledge?

20:28 [CNET News] Archos throws hat into Android smartphone ring

20:28 [CNET News] Fast fixie: Bicycle with giant chainring aims for 100 mph

20:29 [CBC: politics] Justin Trudeau dismisses criticism of Constitution comments

20:29 [The Atlantic: National] A History Of Liberal White Racism

20:31 [Fin24 News] Motlanthe: R1bn bonus for youth firms

20:31 [Deutsche Welle] Bundeswehr to leave up to 800 troops in Afghanistan

20:32 [zero hedge] Big Ööps: Deutsche Börse Says "Flash Crash Can't Happen Here" A Week Before German Flash Crash

20:32 [AlterNet] House Passes Privacy-Killing Cybersecurity Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat

20:33 [Raw Story] ‘Douchetard’ Missouri Republican insults constituent’s beard in bizarre email dispute

20:33 [Raw Story] Rick Perry asks Obama for a ‘quick turnaround’ on federal aid after explosion

20:34 [CBC: politics] Hockey helmet tariffs remain despite cuts on athletic gear

20:35 [NPR] Boston's Heroes Seriously Inspire Ray From 'Car Talk'

20:35 [Telegraph] Smacking does children no harm if they feel loved, study claims

20:36 [CNN] Reid to shelve Senate gun legislation for now

20:37 [Pravda] USA strikes: Lone Ranger or terrorist cell?

20:38 [CNN: Politics] Obama's message in Boston: 'We will finish the race'

20:38 [msnbc: politics] Raising congressional awareness about military sexual assaults

20:40 [Financial Times] Osborne girds for battle with IMF

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Mango yield to touch 39 lakh tonnes

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Mayawati plays Brahmin card again

20:41 [The Onion] Infographic: The Onion’s Tips For Passing Gun Control Legislation

20:42 [Russia Today] Boston Marathon bombing may not qualify as terrorist attack for the feds

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] The great H1B visa farce

20:45 [CNET News] Facebook 'hacks' teen safety with Project:Connect

20:45 [Fox News] Texas Town Reeling After Plant Blast Leaves Up to 15 Dead, 160 Hurt

20:45 [Voice of America] April 18, 2013

20:45 [Telegraph] Dramatic images show plane blown sideways as it comes into land in strong winds

20:45 [Telegraph] Two Earth-like 'blue-planets' discovered orbiting distant star

20:46 [The Hindu - News] Bike owners being quizzed: Shinde

20:46 [Fox News] Suspect arrested in connection with poison letters, tests show substance 'absolutely' ricin- Navy: Initial tests on powder in mailroom not toxic- VIDEO: Miss. man suspected ricin mailer

20:46 [Fox News] Labor nominee Perez pressed on 'secret deal' at confirmation hearing

20:46 [Fox News] ICE union claims immigration bill 'does nothing' to resolve enforcement concerns

20:46 [Fox News] Detective allegedly pulls gun in McDonald's drive-thru

20:46 [Fox News] Instructor fired over voter pledge cards featuring Obama

20:46 [Fox News] Ohio air show drops atomic bomb re-enactment

20:48 [Mostly Water] Post-Boston Bombings Fear-Mongering

20:48 [CNN] Ex-justice of the peace charged in Texas slayings

20:50 [msnbc: politics] Obama honors Boston bombing victims

20:52 [Mostly Water] Washington v. Venezuela

20:55 [Truthout] Time to Step Up and Speak Out Against Big Oil

20:56 [Slate Magazine] DoubleX Gabfest: The Fapstronaut Edition

20:58 [Raw Story] Far-reaching cybersecurity bill CISPA passes House despite civil liberty concerns

20:58 [Guardian] Barclays' Rich Ricci may still receive bonuses worth millions

20:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] If It Wasn't the Pregnancy Tests, Why *Did* Baby Catalogs Start Arriving at Our House?

21:00 [Telegraph] NHS van checked into garage with body still inside

21:00 [Telegraph] Pedigree chums

21:00 [Telegraph] Baroness Thatcher would have been "profoundly moved" by her send off

21:00 [CNN: Money] Stocks in overdue sell-off

21:00 [CNN: Money] Why the housing recovery might not last

21:00 [CNN: Money] Gun stocks lag after gun control bill fails

21:01 [zero hedge] The Euro Legacy: In Greece, Children Pick Through Trash Cans For Food

21:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Plaza dodges questions about MTV awards 'incident'

21:03 [Disinformation] On Criticizing Dead Figures Of Importance

21:04 [The Hindu - News] ‘Heritage buildings show composite culture’

21:05 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Foreclosure Fraud Victims Re-Victimized by Mishap With Long-Awaited Settlement Checks, and More

21:05 [NPR] Bipartisan Senate Gang Begins To Sell Immigration Plan

21:05 [NPR] Storm System Floods Parts Of Chicago, Threatens Tornadoes

21:07 [Mother Jones] States to Feds: Give Us Greenhouse Gas Rules, Or Else!

21:07 [Mother Jones] Obama Wants Conservatives to Know that Immigration Reform Won't Be a Rerun of 1986

21:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bangalore blast

21:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] More than fair

21:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Modi and JD(U)

21:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Power to pardon

21:10 [The Hindu - News] All leads point to IM in Dilsukhnagar blasts: NIA

21:11 [The Onion] Jesus, This Week

21:11 [The Onion] Weeping Tim Cook Spotted Screaming For Help At Steve Jobs’ Tombstone

21:11 [msnbc: politics] Obama thanks Boston Marathon workers

21:12 [Slashdot] Iron Man 3 To Debut As a 4DX Film In Japan

21:12 [The Hindu - News] JPC clean chit to PM: it’s Raja who ‘misled’ him

21:12 [The Hindu - News] Shun moral policing, media told

21:13 [] India Sets Up Military Hospital In Tajikistan

21:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] Coding error

21:15 [The Hindu - News] HC cancels bail of Mecca Masjid blast accused

21:15 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Gastown Shop Hop

21:15 [straight] Albert King gets inducted into the Rock Hall tonight: it's about fucking time

21:17 [Voice of America] Obama in Boston: 'A Bomb Can't Beat Us'

21:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] Time to close ranks

21:18 [CNN] Opinion: The week of terror flashbacks

21:21 [Global Voices] Give the Egyptian President a Bath!

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Beware! Summer is not just skin-deep

21:25 [Reuters: politics] FDA chief defends budget, says agency is taxpayer 'bargain'

21:25 [NPR] Kepler Telescope Spots 3 New Planets In The 'Goldilocks Zone'

21:25 [NPR] Walking While Old: Seniors Face Greatest Death Risk

21:25 [Voice of America] Boston Honors Bombing Victims

21:26 [Slate Magazine] Poisoning for Dummies

21:26 [Slate Magazine] Rubio Rising

21:26 [Good] Nothing Left Behind: How One of the World’s Largest Companies is Working Toward Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfill

21:26 [Good] Intermission: What If There Was a Crowd-Sourced Fashion Line?

21:26 [The Hindu - Opinion] Why there were no good guys in 2003

21:27 [The Hindu - News] With eye on 2014 NATO pullout, India, China hold dialogue on Afghanistan

21:28 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Simon Shaheen in The Call: Songs of Liberation

21:28 [msnbc: politics] Schumer: Gang of Eight proposal 'bipartisan breakthrough'

21:28 [msnbc: politics] Immigration proposal provides money to secure the border

21:28 [msnbc: politics] Midterm election may have influenced votes for failed gun amendment

21:28 [CNN] Sandra Bullock's 'Heat' supports Boston cops, FBI

21:28 [CNN] Dozens of Okla. dentist's patients positive for hepatitis

21:30 [CNET News] Updated models en route to TomTom's GO navigation series

21:30 [CNET News] Choosing an investor: 5 tips from 5 entrepreneurs

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Premature baby gets a new lease of life

21:31 [Voice of America] Man Charged with Threatening President Obama

21:32 [Reuters] Fed policies helping low-income Americans: Raskin

21:32 [zero hedge] In The Past 48 Hours, AAPL Has Lost More In Market Cap Than All Of...

21:32 [Telegraph] Tim Loughton: No 10 is 'unhelpful' and David Cameron is 'oblivious'

21:32 [Telegraph] Greek farm staff 'shoot unpaid strawberry pickers'

21:33 [Reuters: politics] Senator wants more countries to create Russia rights lists

21:33 [Moral Low Ground] European Human Rights Court Blocks Extradition of UK Terror Suspect Haroon Aswat to US

21:34 [Electronic Intifada] Vandalism of Christian sites in Palestine inspires London art show

21:34 [CNET News] Doctor Whir: Remote-control flying Tardis takes to the air

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Dark zones of danger dot NH stretch

21:36 [Deutsche Welle] Lagarde to face questioning in misconduct probe

21:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] Drilling holes in the Thirst Economy

21:37 [The Hindu - News] Two MLAs found guilty of assaulting cop: Maharashtra House panel

21:37 [The Hindu - News] As State gropes in darkness, private signboards shine on

21:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Twitter’s new ad pitch

21:39 [CBC: politics] Immigrant hopefuls lose bid to force Kenney to restore queue

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Buyers’ faces all aglow as gold loses sheen

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Two Maharashtra MLAs found guilty of assaulting cop

21:41 [Global Voices] Muslims Mourn Boston Marathon Victims

21:42 [Slashdot] Debian 7.0 ('Wheezy') Release Planned For 1st Weekend in May

21:42 [Reuters: politics] Elvis impersonator charged over poison letter sent to Obama

21:42 [CNET News] The 404 1,252: Where rock the couch with Ben Hoffman (podcast)

21:42 [CNET News] NASA has found 7 nice, habitable planets for us to choose from

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Unchecked and unhygienic — there’s nothing cool about ice

21:44 [The Hindu - Opinion] Making space for the tiger a reality

21:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] New Zealand Legalises Gay Marriage

21:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: Ian Henderson and Repression in Bahrain: A Forty-Year Legacy

21:45 [Voice of America] Gunmen Kill 6 in Kenyan Hotel

21:46 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia's First Female Lawyer?

21:47 [The Hindu - News] Contract for construction of Edappally flyover up for grabs

21:47 [The Hindu - News] Two Maharashtra MLAs found guilty

21:49 [The Hindu - News] Delay in enforcing HC directive alleged

21:49 [Fox News] Elephant Dung Beer a Hit

21:49 [Fox News] Solo Ride for Wounded Vets

21:49 [Fox News] That's Lara Flynn Boyle?

21:49 [Fox News] Jail For Picking Up Sea Rocks?

21:49 [Fox News] When Stars Die During Shows

21:49 [Fox News] Twitter Unveils #Music Service

21:50 [Fox News] Clerk admits she gave meds, changed dosage at murder trial of abortion doctor

21:50 [Fox News] Ex-justice of the peace charged in Texas DA murders

21:50 [Fox News] Teen abused, kept inside home for 4 years, police say

21:51 [The Hindu - News] Aadhaar-based staff fixation to be rolled out in Ernakulam

21:51 [Global Voices] Saudis Condemn Boston Marathon Bombings

21:51 [CNN] Chicago awash in record-setting rain, flooding woes

21:52 [Russia Today] Obama’s drug czar attacks state marijuana laws

21:53 [Raw Story] Man assaults Muslim woman following reports of ‘dark-skinned’ Boston bombing suspect

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Demand for metro status when city can’t manage even its waste

21:54 [The Hindu - Opinion] Betraying the third way

21:55 [The Hindu - News] In its 70s, a hostel has in store tales of upliftment

21:55 [msnbc: politics] Rubio calls current immigration divide 'tragic'

21:55 [msnbc: politics] Graham: 'I am going to fight for this bill'

21:55 [msnbc: politics] McCain: 'We have done our best' on immigration proposal

21:56 [straight] Man-candy alert: The guy who gets to fuck Dan Savage bares his hot bod

21:56 [Global Voices] Egypt's Jewish Community Leader Laid to Rest

21:57 [Russia Today] 16 killed, over 30 injured as suicide bombing hits Baghdad café – police

21:58 [Truthdig] Scarborough Rages Against Republicans for Blocking Gun Reform Bill

21:59 [The Hindu - News] YouSpeak: ‘University should have practical courses’

21:59 [The Hindu - News] YouTube clip of kids having Ferrari ki sawaari spotlights underage driving

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Political parties agree on Land Acquisition Bill

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Marine Drive Walkway

22:03 [Disinformation] Dear TED, Is It ‘Bad Science’ or a ‘Game of Thrones’?

22:05 [CNN: Politics] Reid sets aside Senate gun legislation for now

22:06 [CNN] Blast in popular Baghdad coffee shop kills at least 15

22:07 [Russia Today] Russia’s tight-lipped ‘second most powerful man’ named in Time 100 Influential People

22:07 [CNN: Money] Why Fisker crashed and burned

22:08 [CNN: Health] Dozens of dentist patients have hepatitis

22:09 [The Onion] Wrigley Field Renovation Proposal Includes Tearing Down Clubhouse, Bleachers, Upper Deck, Lower Deck, Building New Stadium 10 Miles North

22:09 [The Hindu - News] Trinamool to oppose land acquisition Bill

22:10 [Reuters] In Boston, Obama says rattled city "will run again"

22:10 [NPR] Ex-Justice Of The Peace Charged With Killings In North Texas

22:11 [CBC: politics] Pipelines needed despite narrower price gap, Oliver says

22:12 [zero hedge] Goldman Confirms Slowdown Accelerating

22:12 [Russia Today] At least 28 immigrants shot at Greece strawberry plantation after not being paid for six months

22:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joe Newman: 'War on Whistleblowers' Shows Heavy Price Paid for Speaking Out

22:13 [straight] Photo of the Day: Ocean abloom

22:13 [straight] Thom Yorke tattoo perfect except for the giant pink nipple

22:13 [straight] Joel Silver set to remake '80s classic Weird Science

22:14 [The Hindu - News] AICTE norm for SC, ST students upheld

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Dinesh Mani brings rich experience to latest role

22:15 [Guardian] Ed Miliband warned to build support now or risk floundering

22:15 [Guardian] Gun control vote: all but three 'no' senators received pro-gun cash

22:15 [AlterNet] Um, What? Modeling Agents Recruit Outside Eating Disorder Clinic

22:15 [] Rights Groups Slam House Passage of Controversial CISPA

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan court extends remand of 30 Rameswaram fishermen

22:16 [AL JAZEERA] US suspect denies mailing poison-laced letter

22:17 [Russia Today] IRS workers accused of stealing jobless benefits and welfare

22:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] A History of Liberal White Racism

22:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Democratic Ad Hitting Mark Sanford Is Up, and It Is Brutal

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Many a builder finds loophole in coastal authority’s indecision

22:18 [Fox News] Search resumes for missing nursing student Holly Bobo after purse found by dog- Family of missing student Lauren Spierer tormented by false leads

22:20 [The Hindu - News] ‘Best Maintained Dam’ award for Mullaperiyar

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Rice boat walkway

22:21 [Reuters] Microsoft CFO exits, profit rises

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Dharmapuri records first conviction in land grabbing case

22:22 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House passes cybersecurity bill as privacy concerns linger

22:24 [AL JAZEERA] Many killed in Baghdad cafe explosion

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Vijayakant surrenders before court in Tirunelveli

22:25 [CNET News] Motorola's $271M Q1 loss drags on Google's results

22:25 [CNET News] Google Q1 blowout on 31% sales increase feeds after-hours stock rally

22:26 [Voice of America] At Least 22 Dead in Baghdad Bomb Blast

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Raj Bhavan plugs into the sun in Andhra Pradesh

22:26 [Good] Five Things Vampires Can Teach Us About Neighboring

22:27 [Slashdot] Kepler-62 Has 2 Good Candidate Planets In the Search for Life

22:27 [Fox News: politics] Rubio defends immigration bill ahead of hearing, critics cite enforcement concerns

22:27 [The Nation] Life in the Cellar

22:27 [Topix Activism News] Florist sued for refusing service to gay couple

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Child rape protesters face police ire

22:28 [Big Think] How Facebook Takes Your Emotional Temperature

22:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] If You Try to Wring Out a Washcloth in Space, You Will Fail

22:29 [straight] George Chow: Be part of the change in B.C.

22:29 [msnbc: politics] Labor nominee answers Republican charges of interfering in civil rights case

22:29 [msnbc: politics] Senate shelves gun bill after defeats

22:29 [msnbc: politics] Elvis impersonator charged with threatening Obama in ricin case

22:30 [CNET News] A new way to predict breast cancer survival

22:30 [CNET News] Don't miss Patton Oswalt's hilarious ideas for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

22:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Boston: Hunt for two men

22:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'We will find you,' Obama vows

22:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Morning Express: Cold blast for Sydney

22:32 [zero hedge] S&P Breaks Key Trendline For First Time In 2013

22:33 [CNN: Money] Google earnings top estimates, despite mobile problems

22:33 [CNN: Money] Windows 8 lifts Microsoft's profit 19%

22:33 [Raw Story] NASA’s Kepler telescope discovers three new planets in ‘habitable zone’

22:34 [AlterNet] Deadly Texas Explosion: No OSHA Inspections at Texas Fertilizer Plant in 5 Years

22:34 [Telegraph] Police and CPS welcome conviction of 18-year-old rapist

22:35 [NPR] NASA Discovers New Earth-Like Planets Around Distant Star

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Kidnap ends on tragic note

22:36 [The Hindu - News] T.N. police to inspect Bangalore blast site

22:36 [Global Voices] The Middle East from Space: Cmdr Hadfield Shares Pictures on Twitter

22:37 [Guardian] George Osborne told by IMF chief: rethink your austerity plan

22:37 [Mother Jones] While West, Texas, Burned, Its Famous Czech Bakery Kept the Kolaches Coming

22:37 [CNN: Crime] Entertainer charged in ricin scare

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Maoists kill Greyhounds cop who loses way in forest

22:40 [straight] Reporter acknowledges Boston, asks White House if U.S. bombings in Afghanistan are terrorism

22:40 [CBC: politics] 'No evidence' Tory MPs got sneak peek at election bill

22:40 [The Hindu - News] State grants 3,782 acres of land to APMDC

22:41 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

22:41 [Slate Magazine] Postcards From Camp

22:42 [CNN: Money] Google earnings top estimates

22:43 [CNN] In Pakistan, Musharraf placed under house arrest

22:43 [Reuters] Suicide bomber kills at least 27 in Baghdad cafe

22:43 [Reuters] Google's Internet revenue grew 23 percent in first-quarter

22:43 [Reuters] Microsoft CFO exits; profit, shares rise

22:43 [CNN: Entertainment] Bullock's 'Heat' supports Boston cops

22:43 [CNN: Entertainment] C'mon Plaza, was it planned?

22:47 [straight] Cindy Oliver: B.C. election campaigns shine a light on skills training

22:48 [The Hindu - News] IMD expects normal south-west monsoon this year: Sharad Pawar

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Congress hopeful of pacifying rebels

22:50 [The Hindu - News] I never told Nitish that Modi won’t be PM candidate: Gadkari

22:50 [CNN: Politics] North Korea outlines exacting terms for talks

22:51 [CNN: Travel] 15 things to do around L.A.

22:51 [AlterNet] Critically Ill Woman Faces Jail Time if She Goes Forward with Lifesaving Abortion

22:52 [CNN] Blast in popular Baghdad coffee shop kills at least 27

22:54 [] When it Comes to Wine, Could Georgia's Gain be Armenia's Loss?

22:54 [The Hindu - News] Four-fold increase in Shettar’s case

22:56 [msnbc: politics] Ball: With gun control vote, ‘Senate exposed itself as a sham’

22:56 [msnbc: politics] McCain offers GOP 'straight talk' on immigration bill

22:58 [Anarchist news] Resistance is Fertile (One View From the ZAD)

22:58 [Anarchist news] Event Poster Now Available for the International Week of Solidarity with the NATO 5

22:58 [CNN: Health] Concerns after Texas explosion

22:58 [CNN: Health] Chemical concerns after Texas explosion

22:58 [CNN: Health] Boston EMTs unwilling to leave despite danger

22:58 [The Hindu - News] 362 police officials transferred

22:59 [The Atlantic: Technology] NASA Announces the Discovery of the Most Interesting Planetary System Outside Our Own

23:00 [CNET News] 'Perfect' tortilla bowls at the touch of a button

23:00 [CNET News] TomTom dives deeper into the GPS sport watch business

23:00 [NPR] Listen: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach's 'Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor'

23:02 [CNN] Official: Situation at Texas plant 'still volatile'

23:03 [CNET News] IBM earnings fall short as mainframe deals slip

23:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Farrell backs same-sex marriage

23:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] Head in bucket: toddler drowns

23:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Like nothing I've ever seen before'

23:04 [] Turkey: On Murder Anniversary, Doubts Remain Over Christians’ Safety

23:04 [CNN] Hundreds of flights canceled as record-setting rain hits Chicago

23:04 [The Hindu - News] Why CAG reports in J&K Assembly on last day of session?

23:05 [Guardian] Drug users taken advantage of sexually, new survey shows

23:05 [Telegraph] Texas explosion: a blast, and then the town of West disappeared

23:05 [Telegraph] Boston marathon bombs: we will run again, pledges emotional Obama

23:05 [BBC: Technology] Google and Microsoft profits rise

23:06 [CNN] Amanda Seyfried wants to be Regina in 'Mean Girls' musical

23:06 [The Hindu - News] ‘Karunya’ to cover 3 more diseases

23:07 [Mother Jones] Here's Why the NRA Won and Gabby Giffords and Mike Bloomberg Lost

23:09 [The Hindu - News] 4,286 killed in road accidents in 2012

23:10 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - April 19, 2013

23:10 [AL JAZEERA] Dozens killed in Baghdad cafe explosion

23:10 [The Onion] American Voices: Senate Blocks All Gun Control Measures

23:10 [Reuters] Furloughs likely to cut flight arrivals, regulator says

23:10 [CNN: Money] Stocks weighed down by tech

23:11 [CNN: Entertainment] Seyfried wants to be in 'Mean Girls' musical

23:11 [The Hindu - News] ‘Amidst flight of capital Goenka reposed faith in West Bengal’

23:11 [The Hindu - News] 4 more infant deaths reported

23:11 [zero hedge] Cropped Photo Of Boston Bombing Suspect Revealed

23:11 [zero hedge] Boston Marathon Bombing FBI Press Conference - Live Stream

23:13 [Moral Low Ground] “Zero Dark Hurty”: For ‘Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart, US Torture Is a Laughing Matter

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Unfazed by ULFA threat, Zubeen croons on

23:16 [CBC: politics] Carbon tax debate should begin, ex-Quebec premier says

23:21 [The Hindu - News] Issues, not social media, decide voting pattern: Tewari

23:21 [NPR] Newtown Residents: Senate Gun Votes 'A Slap In The Face'

23:24 [AlterNet] How We Can Break the Cycle of Pain From Mass Violence

23:33 [The Hindu - News] 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case: 2 convicts yet to surrender

23:33 [The Hindu - News] DA hike for Central government staff

23:35 [The Hindu - News] Malcolm Adiseshiah award for Gopal Guru

23:35 [The Hindu - News] City police on alert post B’lore blast

23:35 [Telegraph] Francis 'will open files on Hitler's Pope', says friend

23:37 [The Hindu - News] Veeranam tank to be desilted

23:37 [The Hindu - News] Cable thief nabbed

23:39 [The Hindu - News] A bitter battle turns sweet at the end

23:39 [The Hindu - News] MT Pratibha Cauvery to be sold through court

23:41 [Fox News] A 'SECRET WAR'?Obama Ricin Letter Suspect Known for Online Rants

23:41 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Meet the Author: Michael Baldacci

23:41 [CNN: Health] Ending pandemics: How close are we?

23:42 [NPR] Historically Speaking, No Surprise In Senate Gun Control Vote

23:42 [CNN] FBI releases photos of suspected bombers

23:42 [CNET News] Harrison Ford storms out of 'Kimmel,' confronted by 'Star Wars' characters

23:42 [Slashdot] A Critique of the Boston Bombing News Coverage (Video)

23:42 [Campaign For Liberty] Kane Lays the Smackdown on the National Internet Tax Mandate

23:42 [Reuters: politics] Conservatives aim to defeat immigration bill by stressing economy

23:42 [Reuters] Baghdad suicide bomb blast at Internet cafe kills 27

23:42 [Reuters] Microsoft CFO to leave; profit, shares rise

23:42 [Reuters] Insight: China's 2020 consumer is in a town you've never heard of

23:43 [CNN] FBI releases photos, video of Boston bomb suspects

23:43 [CNN] Ending pandemics: How close are we?

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Multi-specialty hospital to be ready by year-end

23:44 [Voice of America] Workers Demand Pay Increase as Swazi King Celebrates Birthday

23:44 [straight] Esther Rausenberg takes helm at Vancouver’s Eastside Culture Crawl

23:44 [AL JAZEERA] FBI releases photos of Boston blast suspects

23:44 [Reuters] FBI identifies two suspects in Boston Marathon bombing

23:45 [Guardian] Boston bombings: FBI appeal for help finding two suspects

23:46 [Slashdot] Google Leak Hints At an Android Game Center With Multiplayer Support

23:47 [Good] Why We Want to Fund Your Creative Dreams

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Bail denied, Musharraf now a fugitive

23:48 [Voice of America] FBI Releases Photos, Video of 2 Boston Bombing Suspects

23:49 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Postcard from Mumbai

23:49 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Boston Marathon bombing press conference

23:49 [Raw Story] Harvard atheists shocked at exclusion from Boston bombing memorial service

23:49 [Raw Story] Mike Huckabee worries California law will harm gay men who ‘decide’ to be straight

23:49 [Raw Story] FBI releases photos of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

23:49 [Disinformation] Dr. Cornel West on Racism, Inequality, & American Empire

23:49 [CNET News] In case you were wondering about Andy Rubin, here's Larry Page's latest

23:49 [CNET News] Larry Page excited by bets on Google Now, Voice and Glass

23:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] Boston: FBI release images of two men

23:50 [AL JAZEERA] UN urged to consider cross-Syria border aid

23:51 [Reuters] FBI says identifying suspects is now top priority

23:51 [Guardian] Boston bombings: FBI appeals for help finding two suspects – live updates

23:51 [Telegraph] Tory revamp is over, Cameron told

23:51 [Telegraph] Two million children at risk of measles

23:51 [Telegraph] Trudi Juggernauth-Sharma

23:53 [Reuters: politics] Senate Democratic leader Reid hits "pause" on gun-control bill

23:53 [Russia Today] FBI identifies suspects in Boston Marathon bombing

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