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00:00 [Truthdig] Global Governance at Heart of Failed Foreign Policies

00:03 [NPR] Obama Finding Gun Control Voice, Which Had Gone Quiet In White House

00:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] Abbott still hasn't read Slipper ruling

00:03 [CNET News] Science explains Rudolph's red reindeer nose

00:06 [CNN: Entertainment] Meet 'Doctor Who's' new Companion

00:07 [Slashdot] Instagram: We Won't Sell Your Photos

00:07 [Slate Magazine] We Have the Technology To Make Safer Guns

00:08 [zero hedge] Guns Are The New Greece

00:10 [Guardian] NHS trusts are enmeshed in private provision – as buyers and suppliers

00:10 [CNN] 'Solar sisters' spreading light in Africa

00:14 [Global Voices] Independent Turkmen Website Hacked

00:16 [Guardian] Instagram reassures users over terms of service after massive outcry

00:18 [Reuters: politics] Republicans put squeeze on Obama in "fiscal cliff" talks

00:19 [The Atlantic: Technology] Instagram Explains Itself, Basically Confirms the Fear That I Had

00:21 [Mother Jones] Bushmaster's Corporate Overlords Leaving the Gun Business

00:24 [Global Voices] Hungarian Students Call for Nationwide Strike

00:26 [Deutsche Welle] S&P boosts its Greek credit rating

00:28 [straight] B.C. activists celebrate ban on oil and gas development in Sacred Headwaters

00:28 [NPR] Our Pancakes Are Saved! Charges Filed In Canadian Maple Syrup Heist

00:28 [Reuters] Schools reopen in Newtown, Washington talks gun control

00:29 [CNET News] Intel-based Windows 8 tablets see spotty availability

00:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] Israel Relies on Evangelicals at its Moral and Political Peril

00:34 [Guardian] Newsnight inquiry: memo reveals BBC executive confident of return

00:35 [Infoshop] The U.S. Kill List: Panama, Iraq… Everywhere

00:44 [Voice of America] Panetta Cites Turning Point in Afghanistan

00:44 [Pravda] Celebrating the First Arabic Language Day

00:45 [Truthdig] The NRA Responds to Sandy Hook Shooting, Richard Engel is Freed, and More

00:48 [zero hedge] QE Doesn't Create Jobs... So Why Is the Fed Targeting Employment With It?

00:48 [msnbc] School security: Teachers fear for their kids

00:48 [NPR] Parents of Slain Children Share Memories At Newtown Funerals

00:48 [Big Think] Coming Soon To Your Facebook News Feed: Video Ads

00:49 [Global Voices] Tajiks and Uzbeks Disagree on Birthplace of Poet

00:52 [CNET News] Penguin settles DOJ lawsuit over alleged e-book price-fixing

00:53 [Canadian Dimension] The Great Social Security Robbery

00:56 [Slashdot] Google Brings the Dead Sea Scrolls To the Digital Age

00:58 [Disinformation] John Major Jenkins on Mayan Cosmology and 2012

00:59 [Pravda] Chavista Governors win in 20 Venezuelan states

01:04 [Raw Story] Rep. Yarmuth: Wouldn’t regret losing my seat over gun control

01:05 [Truthdig] The NRA Responds to Sandy Hook Shooting, Richard Engel Is Freed, and More

01:06 [CNN] Killer's barber: His mom did the talking

01:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] Why bother reading Slipper ruling?

01:07 [OpEdNews] Three of the Most Illogical Post-Newtown Arguments

01:08 [Canadian Dimension] U.S. Corporations Launch Wave of NAFTA Attacks on Canada’s Energy, Fracking, and Medicines Policies

01:11 [CNN: Technology] Instagram backtracks after user privacy revolt

01:13 [The Independent] Plans to dilute European Court of Human Rights influence declared 'dead' after review ends in stalemate

01:15 [CNET News] ITC judge sides with Apple in latest Motorola patent spat

01:15 [Pravda] Fidel Castro: The name of Hugo Chavez is admired and respected in the world

01:17 [CNN] Families hold funerals as school resumes for some Newtown students

01:22 [CNN] Chavez battling respiratory infection, official says

01:22 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Pass Gun Control Now [Saunders Cartoon]


01:28 [straight] Plugged in kids? Experts weigh in on the risks and benefits

01:28 [Big Think] Volunteers Wanted For Anonymous Internet Network Support

01:28 [Reuters] Schools reopen in Newtown, Washington talks gun control

01:29 [Telegraph] Pedestrians face new pothole menace

01:31 [zero hedge] Berlusconi: "Italy May Be Forced To Leave The Eurozone And Return To The Lira"

01:32 [Utne] The Visible Government

01:36 [Slashdot] ICANN Raffle Sets gTLD Processing Order

01:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] The $4m supercar

01:38 [Fox News: politics] Analysis of social media in Libya finds no reference to anti-Islam film on day of attack

01:39 [CNET News] Observe the science of a snowflake

01:42 [Slate Magazine] Do Armed Citizens Stop Mass Shootings?

01:45 [Truthdig] Home of the Brave

01:46 [Reuters: politics] Republicans put squeeze on Obama in "fiscal cliff" talks

02:04 [Raw Story] Republicans threaten ‘plan B’ on fiscal cliff

02:05 [Truthdig] Circle Time

02:07 [Slashdot] Whose Bug Is This Anyway?

02:08 [zero hedge] Abe 2.0 Begins - Step 1 Remove All Budget Limits; JGB Yields Crack

02:12 [CNN] NRA had been silent after shootings but may now be regrouping

02:13 [Fox News] NRA TO 'PUSH BACK':Group Vows 'Meaningful' Role in Debate Over Guns

02:15 [Telegraph] Connecticut school shooting: National Rifle Association breaks its silence

02:15 [The Independent] Cuts help raise Greece’s credit rating

02:16 [BBC: Health] Antibiotics 'ineffective for coughs'

02:22 [Unicef] Despite Ghana's booming economy, the poorest face challenges from malaria to child mortality

02:22 [Voice of America] South Korean Polls Open in Presidential Election

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Family link to shooting

02:27 [CNN] Suspect arrested in Kutcher-Bieber 'swatting' prank

02:29 [Telegraph] Cayman Islands leader ousted in vote of no confidence

02:32 [CNN] Sources: Report on Benghazi attack to blame diplomatic security

02:32 [OpEdNews] A Bright Light, Extinguished

02:34 [Topix Activism News] Iraq urged to end executions amid ratification of death sentences

02:44 [CNET News] Facebook said to launch autoplay video ads in news feed

02:52 [zero hedge] The Most Critical 48 Hours In The Fiscal Cliff Melodrama Have Begun

02:53 [Big Think] Quick Read: The Heroics of the Late Daniel Inouye, 1924-2012

02:57 [CNET News] House approves Netflix-backed changes to video privacy law

02:58 [Disinformation] Bacon, the American Eucharist

03:07 [CNN] Italy's Silvio Berlusconi, 76, reveals plans to marry 27-year-old

03:09 [Raw Story] John Bolton claims Clinton faking illness to avoid Benghazi hearing

03:15 [CNN] Feds: Florida man wanted to attack NYC landmark but lacked funds, bombs

03:15 [Telegraph] Connecticut school shooting: boy 'worried about massacre' takes gun to school

03:16 [CNN] Opinion: Mekong River dam threatens livelihoods and ecosystems

03:20 [Global Voices] Cambodia Bans Internet Cafes Near Schools

03:23 [CNET News] Facebook's Zuckerberg gives a boatload of cash to charity

03:26 [Voice of America] Lebanese Take Sides in Syrian Civil War

03:28 [Fox News: politics] Benghazi report cites State Dept. for security failures, confirms no protest before deadly attack

03:30 [CNN] Iraq's president in stable condition, office says

03:33 [The Independent] Big Brother most complained-about television programme in 2012

03:34 [Raw Story] Study questions link between cancer and 9/11 debris

03:37 [CNET News] Upgrading RAM? Save your old RAM and your packaging

03:38 [CNN] South Korea to elect new president

03:39 [zero hedge] More Un-Predictions: Deutsche's 13 Outliers For '13

03:41 [The Hindu - News] Tunnelling in Shenoy Nagar by month-end

03:46 [The Hindu - News] Decks cleared for multi-level parking in T. Nagar

03:47 [CNN] Bolivia releases imprisoned American after 18 months

03:47 [] Russian NATO Transit Route Remains Unused, Raising Suspicions

03:48 [The Hindu - News] Windy day ahead for Chennai

03:48 [The Independent] Rupert Murdoch tells of ‘good smacking’ at mother’s funeral

03:50 [The Hindu - News] SETC buses to deliver parcels

04:03 [NPR] State Department Faulted In Benghazi Attack

04:04 [Raw Story] Secular ‘church’ provides religion-free weddings in Denmark

04:04 [CNN] Report on Benghazi attack cites 'management deficiencies'

04:05 [CBC: politics] Attawapiskat chief's hunger strike part of wider movement

04:06 [Deutsche Welle] Presidential polls open in South Korea

04:08 [zero hedge] Jeff Gundlach On The Fiscal Cliff Circus And Why Investors Should Hold Cash Through 2013

04:08 [The Hindu - News] Mandur residents threaten a ‘dirty’ war

04:11 [Slashdot] Possible Habitable Planet Just 12 Light Years Away

04:16 [The Hindu - News] Asian filmmakers seek to challenge Hollywood’s supremacy in the world

04:27 [CNN] 17 killed in Mexican prison clashes

04:29 [Sydney Morning Herald] The world's best apartment

04:33 [OpEdNews] Capping the Crazy Killers

04:34 [Raw Story] In bid to restore peace, Mexico changes stance in drug war

04:34 [The Hindu - News] Throwaway vehicles aid sand theft in Kochi

04:36 [CNET News] Yahoo China quietly shutters its music service

04:40 [The Hindu - News] Boys assaulted; teacher, neighbour in the dock

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Golf Club a ‘public authority’

04:50 [CNN] 17 killed as armed inmates attempt prison break in northern Mexico

04:51 [The Hindu - News] Kochi CBI arrests retired customs officer in city

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Commissioner assures RTI activist Abraham of police protection

05:01 [The Hindu - News] Get set for journey through a ‘war zone’

05:06 [Telegraph] US inquiry into Benghazi mission attack criticises 'grossly inadequate' security

05:11 [The Hindu - News] Countdown to film fest starts

05:13 [Voice of America] Report: Inadequate Security at US Mission in Benghazi

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Protest over delay in evaluation work

05:17 [The Hindu - News] Pappu’s associates held in Russell Market arson

05:20 [CNN] Study revisits mystery of Egyptian king's killing

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Trio that robbed and murdered ex-cop’s wife held

05:27 [Russia Today] Benghazi report: State Department ‘systematic security faults’ left consulate vulnerable

05:27 [The Hindu - News] MLCs are off on study tour

05:29 [The Hindu - News] MTC to expand rush hour fleet

05:30 [Global Voices] Spain: The government's “boomerang” hashtag

05:31 [The Hindu - News] Steel industry seeks early opening of mines

05:33 [The Hindu - News] Motorists blame traffic jam on reduced lane space

05:38 [Topix Activism News] South Koreans take to the polls

05:39 [Raw Story] Gay-bashers beware, George Takei will ‘f*ck your sh*t up’

05:39 [The Hindu - News] Indian pleads guilty for role in $13.8 mn healthcare fraud

05:42 [CNN] Report on Benghazi attack cites 'systemic failures'

05:44 [Raw Story] Dogs help Newtown residents cope with tragedy

05:46 [The Hindu - News] Day in Pictures

05:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] Boy's heartbreaking letter

05:48 [The Hindu - News] E for electronic, but not for Ernakulam

05:55 [CNET News] National Geographic turns off Instagram over new terms

05:56 [The Hindu - News] Chief Justice urged to set up fast track court: Sheila

06:01 [Deutsche Welle] Obama 'could support' some gun restrictions

06:02 [The Hindu - News] When frames pierced the heart

06:03 [CNET News] Silicon Valley Ep. 7: Dressed to the benigns

06:03 [Guardian] Benghazi attack report says security was grossly inadequate

06:04 [CNET News] iOS 6 adoption surges after release of Google Maps app

06:06 [AL JAZEERA] Clinton accepts Benghazi findings

06:09 [Raw Story] Doomsday myth obscures plight of indigenous Mayans

06:10 [The Hindu - News] Sheila seeks Sonia’s intervention over war memorial

06:11 [CNET News] Microsoft Surface tiptoes into Verizon store display cases

06:13 [Big Think] The Science of Creativity in 2013: Looking Back to Look Forward

06:15 [Slashdot] Open-Source Hardware Hacker Ladyada Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year

06:18 [The Hindu - News] Delhi women most vulnerable to sexual harassment: Survey

06:19 [CNET News] Analyst cryptically notes that iPad Mini gen-2 is 'pulled in'

06:24 [NPR] Time For Gun Owners To Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions

06:24 [The Hindu - News] JNU students take to streets against Capital’s shame

06:30 [The Hindu - News] Focus on education of minority communities

06:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nearest Sun-like star has planets

06:34 [The Hindu - News] Families of the accused plead ignorance

06:44 [Fox News] 'LIKE' THE AYATOLLAH: Iran's Supreme Dictator Wants Facebook Friends

06:46 [Deutsche Welle] A deadly year for press freedom

06:46 [The Hindu - News] DMK stages protest against power crisis

06:47 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Global markets rally as US keeps on inspiring

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Call for efforts to promote open access platforms

06:53 [The Hindu - News] Stolen jewellery recovered, two held

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Report on Benghazi attack cites systemic failures

06:56 [Global Voices] Bauls - Worshiping The Great God In Man

07:01 [Global Voices] Kazakhstan to Switch to Latin Script

07:03 [AntiWar] Torture Superpower

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Quick facts and funny tales — December 03, 2012

07:07 [Voice of America] Afghan, Taliban Leaders to Meet in Paris

07:08 [Reuters] Swiss regulator punishes UBS for Libor rigging

07:16 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt's constitutional referendum remains in limbo

07:17 [Slashdot] Carmack: Next-Gen Console Games Will Still Aim For 30fps

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Lokayukta raids govt offices across Karnataka

07:21 [The Hindu - News] Civic body initiates measures to tide over water crisis in summer

07:23 [Reuters] UBS admits fraud in $1.5 billion Libor rigging settlement

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Financial inclusion to be extended to urban areas

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Lok Sabha adjourned after uproar over quota bill

07:31 [The Hindu - News] Uproar in Lok Sabha over quota Bill

07:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Bogus Case Against Chuck Hagel

07:34 [CNN] Polio workers come under fresh attack in Pakistan

07:35 [The Hindu - News] Biodiversity expo from Friday

07:38 [Telegraph] Lords committee rejects Michael Gove claim that race holding up adoptions

07:40 [The Independent] UBS admits fraud in $1.5bn Libor rigging settlement

07:49 [Fin24 News] Lonmin denies taking back bonuses

07:49 [Guardian] UBS pays £0.9bn to settle Libor fixing claims

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Refineries are accident-prone: Minister

07:55 [CNET News] Fab nabs 'seven-figure' investment from Times of India

07:55 [The Independent] People who post offensive messages on Twitter or Facebook to face fewer criminal charges under new guidelines

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Beedi workers protest against lax enforcement of PF Act

07:58 [Disinformation] A Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion

08:00 [The Hindu - News] AIRF meet in Visakhapatnam off to a colourful start

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Police break up protest by Ram Sene activists

08:06 [The Hindu - News] Girl gets justice after a long-drawn struggle

08:08 [Fox News: politics] Intelligence official reportedly considered for CIA director being investigated for link to bin Laden raid film

08:08 [The Hindu - News] CITU demands social security for workers in unorganised sector

08:10 [CNN] UBS to pay $1.5 billion in Libor settlement

08:10 [Telegraph] Neon Roberts: brain tumour boy must have surgery, rules High Court

08:11 [Financial Times] State department faulted over Libya att

08:12 [The Hindu - News] DMK rakes up power cut issue

08:14 [The Hindu - News] Huge crowds vote in South Korean presidential election

08:15 [Fin24 News] Smooth ANC vote keeps rand stronger

08:15 [Voice of America] Electronic Tricycles Aim to Reduce Pollution in Philippines

08:16 [The Hindu - News] Agitation brings factions together

08:19 [New Statesman] Golden eagle tries to snatch baby

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Float festival: search on for water

08:22 [Russia Today] CSKA, Anzhi and Zenit to battle for Russian crown after winter break (VIDEO)

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Gang-rape: Delhi Police Commissioner meets Shinde

08:23 [CNET News] CNET's Next Big Thing: the connected revolution

08:24 [OpEdNews] Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

08:24 [Telegraph] Ancient protection for judges to be scrapped because public attitudes have changed

08:25 [Fin24 News] Manuel: SA is stuck with me

08:25 [Truthdig] A World Without Words

08:29 [OpEdNews] Fiscal Cliff Doublespeak Duplicity

08:29 [Reuters] UBS admits fraud in $1.5 billion Libor rigging deal

08:31 [Deutsche Welle] Benghazi report slams State Department's 'gross inadequacies'

08:34 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:36 [Slashdot] Spider Discovered That Builds Its Own Spider Decoys

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Keeping a dream alive for 152 years

08:45 [BBC: Health] Men's cancer risk 'set to climb'

08:45 [Guardian] South Korea goes to the polls to elect new president

08:51 [The Hindu - News] People’s organisations petition Andhra CM

08:51 [Guardian] Vietnam stops blogger from flying to US

08:52 [CNN: Money] UBS $1.5B LIBOR BILL

10:45 [CNN] Hello Kitty restaurant is terribly cute and its food is just terrible

10:47 [CNN] Pimping probe against Strauss-Kahn to continue in French court

10:48 [CNN] North Korea holds little sway in South Korea's election

10:49 [This Magazine] Friday FTW: 13-year-old girl calls for gender-neutral Easy Bake Ovens

10:49 [New Statesman] UBS fined $1.5bn over Libor manipulation

10:50 [Guardian] Eighth man arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry

10:51 [United Nations Foundation] In Search of Solidarity: Vastly Different Responses to Michigan's "Right to Work" and Attacks on Right to Choose

10:52 [AL JAZEERA] More attacks on polio workers in Pakistan

10:52 [The Hindu - News] When a well-oiled system came to a halt

10:53 [United Nations Foundation] NEW Global Debates website

10:54 [Reuters] UBS admits fraud in $1.5 billion Libor rigging deal

10:54 [Utne] Share Your Way to Wealth

10:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Curbing Tanzania’s “Land Grabbing Race”

10:56 [Voice of America] S. Korean Poll Stations Open in Presidential Election

10:56 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Greek public sector workers hold anti-austerity strike

10:56 [The Hindu - News] National Highways in dire need of a makeover

10:58 [Spiegel] Escaping the Crisis: Greek Kindergarten Teachers Find Work in Germany

10:58 [msnbc] Heroic Newtown teacher Victoria Soto to be buried

10:59 [Utne] The Visible Government

10:59 [New Statesman] Less transparent than a papal election

11:00 [Voice of America] S.Korean Exit Polls Suggest Tight Presidential Race

11:00 [Telegraph] Debt Crisis: Italy could be forced to leave euro says Berlusconi - live

11:00 [CNN] Fans to say goodbye to Jenni Rivera at service in Los Angeles

11:01 [The Independent] Plebgate: Police vow to 'get to truth' of allegations that a police officer falsely claimed to have witnessed Andrew Mitchell row

11:01 [CNN] Benghazi seige: The ambassador's last minutes

11:04 [This Magazine] Listen to This #020: Ottawa Citizen Parliament Hill reporter Glen McGregor

11:04 [Pravda] Russian military hardware best in the world

11:04 [New Statesman] Nissan to create "hundreds of jobs" in the UK

11:06 [CNN: Money] UBS $1.5B LIBOR BILL

11:08 [BBC: Education] GCSE English re-take results out

11:08 [zero hedge] Zombie Dance Party: Same Girls, New Music

11:08 [The Hindu - News] All their hopes in one pot

11:09 [] "We want to do everything we can to make sure that the war party doesn’t win"

11:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Customs linked to drug ring

11:13 [The Hindu - News] Life on the spicier side

11:14 [CNN: Money] UBS $1.5 BILLION LIBOR BILL

11:14 [CNN] Russian lawmakers eye adoption ban to U.S.

11:17 [The Independent] Man arrested in Jimmy Savile abuse investigation

11:18 [Voice of America] Analysts: Chinese Drone Technology Advancing Rapidly

11:19 [New Statesman] Beckham Brand takes a hit

11:19 [International Crisis Group] Eastern Congo: The ADF-Nalu’s Lost Rebellion

11:23 [The Hindu - News] Provide uninterrupted power supply to people: DMK

11:24 [Russia Today] LGBT begin kissing protest as Duma readies to vote on gay propaganda bill

11:24 [This Magazine] 2nd place poetry: Opening the Door

11:25 [The Hindu - News] Snacks on demand

11:27 [Slashdot] How Much Are You Worth To an Online Lead-Gen Site?

11:29 [The Hindu - News] Show unparalleled result, Jayalalithaa tells police

11:29 [Reuters: politics] Republicans put squeeze on Obama in "fiscal cliff" talks

11:30 [Fin24 News] Manuel: SA has what investors need

11:31 [The Hindu - News] Syrian troops battle rebels in Damascus suburbs

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Tropical fruits in a concrete jungle

11:35 [CNN] Families hold funerals as school resumes for some Newtown students

11:37 [CNN] Report on Benghazi attack cites 'systemic failures'

11:38 [CNN] Newtown shooter's guns: What we know

11:39 [Deutsche Welle] German business climate warming in December

11:39 [Russia Today] Historical images of lost Russian royal jewels rediscovered

11:40 [CNN] Polio workers come under fresh attack in Pakistan

11:43 [CNN] Afrobeats: The new sound of West Africa that's going global

11:44 [Deutsche Welle] French court rejects request to drop DSK sex offense inquiry

11:46 [Telegraph] Church condemns Irish abortion reform as 'licence to kill babies'

11:47 [The Hindu - News] ‘Congress MPs must press PM for gazetting Cauvery Award’

11:51 [CNN] The art of noise in sport: how the cowbell came of age

11:52 [Caritas Internationalis] Syria: “A tragedy unfolding in front of our eyes”

11:53 [Fox News] FEDERAL INVESTIGATION: Solar Firms SubpoenaedIn Taxpayer Aid Probe

11:55 [Fin24 News] ANC rejects nationalisation

11:56 [CNN] Landmine kills 10 girls collecting firewood

11:59 [Big Think] Atheists in Music & Art

11:59 [Utne] Hungry? Grab a Caterpillar

12:00 [CNN] Obama to lay out first steps in gun policy talks after Newtown tragedy

12:03 [The Independent] Festive romance is in the air for Doctor Who and his new companion

12:03 [CNN] Instagram backtracks after user privacy revolt

12:04 [The Hindu - News] A neighbourhood peopled with all kinds

12:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] Quoting Rush Limbaugh Verbatim Is the Easiest Way to Discredit Him

12:04 [Slate Magazine] Since 1980, 311 People Have Been Killed in School Shootings

12:06 [CNN] Greek bond bet pays off for hedge fund

12:09 [Russia Today] Russian banks borrow record $61bn from Central Bank

12:12 [The Hindu - News] Surrender yourself to this sea of colour

12:14 [Good] How a Critical Mass of Culture Can Fight the Artificial Fiscal Cliff

12:14 [CNN] Benghazi siege: The ambassador's last minutes

12:15 [Pravda] Russian winter continues to kill

12:17 [Fox News: politics] Obama to launch effort led by Biden to create new policies in wake of school shooting

12:18 [The Independent] Jessica Chastain: I want to do it all

12:18 [Telegraph] BBC executives discover fate as reports into Savile and McAlpine are published: live

12:20 [The Hindu - News] Two Army personnel injured in firing by LeT militants in J&K

12:20 [New Statesman] The Lib Dems' attack on workers' rights is a betrayal of their history

12:20 [CNN] Inquiry to report on BBC decision to drop Savile probe

12:22 [The Hindu - News] Railways top the list in corruption, says CVC

12:24 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Disability Treaty Opponents Succumb to UN Black Helicopter Conspiracy Theories

12:24 [Deutsche Welle] Talk about talks highlights Washington's woes

12:24 [The Hindu - News] Austerity measures trigger strike in Greece

12:24 [Mother Jones] Will Colleges Kick Coal Out of Their Stockings?

12:25 [CNN] The art of noise in sport: How the cowbell came of age


12:30 [New Statesman] SMF wins at Christmas cards

12:32 [Telegraph] David Cameron spotted socialising with Rebekah Brooks

12:34 [The Independent] White Christmas? Stop dreaming say forecasters, as seven days of rain and strong winds are set to sweep the country

12:34 [Deutsche Welle] Sweden publishes gender-neutral toy catalogs

12:34 [Guardian] BBC releases Pollard report into axed Jimmy Savile Newsnight investigation – live blog

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Tracking heritage on wheels

12:40 [Guardian] Syria conflict: New rebel leader makes plea for weapons - live updates

12:41 [CNN] UBS to pay $1.5 billion in Libor settlement

12:44 [The Hindu - News] The making of a festival

12:46 [Guardian] Met police investigate claim of 'pleb' row conspiracy against Andrew Mitchell

12:49 [Raw Story] Massive eagle snatches unsusepcting toddler off the ground and carries it in the air

12:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Community Water Management Stuck in Legal Limbo*

12:51 [zero hedge] European Currencies Rally, Dollar-Bloc Heavy

12:52 [msnbc: politics] Obama to task Biden to tackle gun violence

12:54 [Russia Today] Clinton’s ‘Sovietization’ comment attracts Kremlin’s ire

12:54 [Amnesty International] Mexico: New President must break with legacy of human rights violations

12:55 [CNN] Iceland president: Letting banks fail reason for recovery

13:04 [Raw Story] UNICEF suspends anti-polio campaign in Pakistan after new attacks

13:04 [Deutsche Welle] Ex-Porsche CEO charged with rigging share prices

13:04 [Telegraph] Wartime German Christmas letters stolen by Jersey youths finally delivered to soldiers' relatives

13:04 [OpEdNews] When you care enough about yourself to think the very worst

13:05 [The Independent] Pollard report: Former BBC Director-General George Entwistle ignored emails warning of Jimmy Savile's 'dark side'

13:05 [BBC: Entertainment] BBC criticised over Savile report

13:06 [CNET News] What's next for Apple and Samsung?

13:08 [Reuters] UBS fined $1.5 billion in growing Libor scandal

13:09 [Fin24 News] Ramaphosa to review his business ties

13:10 [Guardian] High court quashes Hillsborough inquest verdicts

13:11 [CNN] Spectacular forms in wood

13:14 [Raw Story] Police fire water cannon at gang-rape protest in Delhi

13:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Guilty Conscience of a Drone Pilot Who Killed a Child

13:14 [Fox News] 'DYLAN WAS NOT ALONE': Family Says Shooting Victim Died in Arms of Aide

13:15 [The Hindu - News] Three in the race

13:16 [New Statesman] “They manipulated UBS’s submissions in order to benefit their own positions and to protect UBS’s reputation”

13:16 [CNN] Marquez's fight future rests on his wife after Pacquiao success

13:17 [The Hindu - News] New world assassin

13:17 [CNN] Chavez battling respiratory infection, official says

13:18 [Telegraph] Ireland's abortion law is virtually meaningless

13:21 [New Statesman] The new Fosters ad is stuck in the 90s amongst lads' mags and cheap lager

13:21 [The Independent] Jackie Chan to appear in Expendables 3

13:21 [CNN] Pimping investigation against Strauss-Kahn to continue in French court

13:24 [CNN] Cameroonian jailed for texting 'I'm in love with you' to another man

13:24 [Raw Story] Strauss-Kahn sex probe to continue with pimping charges

13:24 [Russia Today] Adequate or faulty? Russian lawmakers vote for US adoption ban amid criticism

13:24 [NPR] UBS To Pay $1.5 Billion For 'Routine And Widespread' Rate Rigging

13:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Extinct elephant 'survived late'

13:29 [Raw Story] Andy Warhol’s iconic Mao portraits excluded from China show

13:31 [CNN: Money] TOP STOCKS OF 2012

13:34 [Voice of America] S.Korean Media Project Park as Next President

13:34 [New Internationalist] Peru spearheads open-source power

13:35 [Fin24 News] Secret influence in BEE deals - report

13:36 [The Independent] Scientists find 'habitable' Tau Ceti planet

13:36 [Spiegel] Seasons Greetings from 1941: World War II Christmas Cards Finally Delivered

13:38 [zero hedge] ECB Again Accepting Greek Bonds As Eligible Collateral

13:39 [Raw Story] Joe Biden to head panel on gun violence in wake of Sandy Hook massacre

13:39 [Slate Magazine] The Best Astronomy Images of 2012

13:39 [Deutsche Welle] Britain announces new Hillsborough disaster inquiry

13:40 [CNN] Teachers with guns is a crazy idea

13:40 [Voice of America] S. Korean Media Project Park as Next President

13:41 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Remnants of the old regime "behind attack" on Tunisian president

13:41 [straight] New on DVD/Blu-ray: Cosmopolis, Little Birds, Looper, Tosh.0: Deep Vs, The Words

13:44 [Russia Today] Budget to die for: Qatar launches $1bn Prophet Mohammed film series

13:45 [CNN] The case for gun rights is stronger than you think

13:47 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Inouye's death leaves hole in Hawaii's political clout

13:48 [Pravda] Russian daredevils will never stop to stun foreigners

13:49 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 19

13:50 [The Hindu - News] Placement blues

13:50 [Telegraph] Wes Naman's portraits of friends with Scotch Tape distorting their faces

13:51 [CNN] On gun control, look to Biden

13:52 [The Hindu - News] A career through sport?

13:54 [CNN] Boehner proposes short-term tax fix; Democrats say no

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Raga and rap

13:54 [Russia Today] Time names US President Obama Person of the Year, again

13:54 [Amnesty International] ICC acquits Congolese armed group leader

13:54 [Voice of America] Networks Project S. Korea to Elect First Female President

13:56 [CNN] Art that calls the fiscal cliff's bluff

13:56 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Poll reveals that most leftist Israelis oppose relinquishing Jerusalem in negotiations

13:57 [Topix Activism News] Plea for 'destitute' asylum seekers

13:58 [The Hindu - News] Food and the festival

13:58 [AL JAZEERA] S Korea's Park seen winning presidential race

13:59 [The Atlantic: International] Slavery's Global Comeback

13:59 [Russia Today] Saxo Bank's 'outrageous' predictions: World economy to face wild crises in 2013

14:00 [The Hindu - News] The line, his muse

14:01 [New Statesman] PMQs review: a win for Miliband as Cameron slips up on food banks

14:04 [Raw Story] Britain to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan in 2013

14:06 [The Independent] Traveller family jailed for total of 20 years for forcing men to work to fund their lavish lifestyle

14:07 [Telegraph] Debt Crisis: German and Italian elections could slow eurozone progress, says Fitch - live

14:07 [Financial Times] Park on track to be South Korea president

14:08 [CNN] Val d'Isere: The hidden home of skiing's 'madmen'

14:09 [Raw Story] Disney yet to confirm leaked Star Wars Episode VII storyline

14:09 [Slate Magazine] The Music Club, 2012

14:10 [OpEdNews] Story Notes For Television Producer Shonda Rhimes

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Gang-rape: Government announces slew of steps

14:18 [Pravda] World-famous diving Dachshund Boniface dies in Russia

14:18 [Voice of America] Anti-Polio Campaign Suspended in Pakistan

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Awesomeness…this way

14:19 [CNN] NRA breaks silence after shootings, may now offer 'meaningful contributions'

14:19 [Disinformation] DisinfoCast 38: Abby Martin, Breaking the Set

14:20 [zero hedge] GM Buys Back 200MM Shares From US Government, Uncle Sam To Divest Remaining Stake At 50% Loss

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Call of the curtains

14:21 [CNET News] Apple's iPhone 5 order cuts no cause for concern, says analyst

14:22 [CNN] 5 places to find France in North America

14:22 [The Independent] Cameron: Almost half of Britain's troops in Afghanistan to withdraw in 2013

14:23 [CNN] Inquiry slams BBC managers over Savile probe response

14:23 [Slashdot] Newest Gov't Tracking Threat: Cell-Site Data Without a Warrant

14:25 [Guardian] Met police ramp up inquiry into 'plebgate' conspiracy

14:26 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israeli court rejects appeal against destruction of historic Muslim cemetery

14:29 [The Atlantic: International] Do the United States and China Need a Cybersecurity Hotline?

14:29 [] The Gun Lobby Speaks: We Need More Guns

14:34 [NPR] Newtown Shootings: Funerals Continue; Biden To Lead Task Force

14:35 [Fox News: politics] President Obama named Time's 'Person of the Year'

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Poster boys

14:39 [Raw Story] What Christmas does to your brain

14:42 [AL JAZEERA] S Korea's Park leads presidential race

14:44 [Fox News: politics] General Motors to buy back 200M government shares


14:44 [Fox News] Panel Delivers Damning Libya Report

14:47 [CBC: politics] UNICEF calls out MPs for defeating generic drugs bill

14:49 [Russia Today] ‘Swan Lake’ in 3D: ‘Avatar’ director to work on blockbuster ballet in Russia

14:51 [CNET News] 4G LTE smartphone shipments to hit 275 million next year

14:52 [Fin24 News] Not much cheer in property market

14:53 [Guardian] Pollard inquiry: BBC 'incapable' of dealing with Jimmy Savile affair

14:53 [Telegraph] David Cameron: very serious if Andrew Mitchell 'blackened' by police

14:54 [CNN] Park holds lead in South Korea presidential vote count

14:54 [Amnesty International] Bahrain: Child held without charge in adult prison

14:55 [The Hindu - News] Etched in stone

14:57 [CNN] DREAMers are pushing their luck

14:57 [The Hindu - News] The Margazhi Gallery - Part 7

14:57 [CNET News] YouTube looks back at 2012 with eye on Sandy, Syria

14:59 [Russia Today] Emelianenko Jr ends career after drunken row

15:01 [The Hindu - News] Kingdom of food

15:07 [Spiegel] A Reputation in Ruin: Deutsche Bank Slides into a Swamp of Scandal

15:07 [Slashdot] Nokia Dethroned As Top Phone Maker By Samsung

15:08 [zero hedge] Housing Starts, Permits Unimpressive, Saved By "South" Surge

15:09 [Russia Today] Russia lost more than $150bn in illegal outflow

15:11 [msnbc: politics] Boehner’s ‘plan B’ a puzzling fiscal cliff move

15:11 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Abbas calls for protection of Palestinians in Syria

15:13 [CNN] Review: 'Zero Dark Thirty' is utterly gripping

15:14 [CNN: Money] U.S. TO SELL GM STAKE

15:19 [CNN] 'Game of Thrones' gets super-sized season 3

15:19 [Raw Story] Two women sue Texas Troopers for illegal roadside cavity search

15:20 [CNN] Gun violence is a national security issue

15:20 [Voice of America] After School Shooting, Obama to Address Gun Violence

15:23 [Telegraph] UN appeals for $1.5 billion Syria aid in first half of 2013

15:24 [NPR] 'Eagle Snatches Kid' Video: The Debunking Begins

15:26 [CNN] U.N. announces $1.5 billion aid effort for Syrian refugees

15:29 [CNN] Killer's barber: His mom did the talking

15:29 [Russia Today] From cold to space: ISS mission blasts off from Baikonur

15:29 [Slate Magazine] Why Is My Kid Such a Picky Eater?

15:30 [CNN] Newtown United tries to tackle the rough world of gun policy

15:31 [CNET News] Apple wins patent for original iPhone

15:34 [Fox News: politics] Robert Bork, former Supreme Court nominee, dies

15:34 [Russia Today] South Korea elects first female president – preliminary results

15:34 [Deutsche Welle] UBS admits to fraud in Libor scandal, accepts hefty fine

15:34 [Voice of America] Iraqi President Shows Signs of Improvement

15:36 [CNN] Virginia Tech mom: Politicians, stop listening to the gun lobbyists

15:39 [The Independent] Golden eagle toddler attack: YouTube clip captures the moment a large bird of prey swoops down and snatches a child

15:39 [Russia Today] CSTO Council prepares for Afghan security threats

15:45 [zero hedge] Meet Time's Person Of 2012

15:45 [] Saving Russian in the South Caucasus

15:47 [CNET News] Watch out NORAD: Here comes Google's new Santa Tracker

15:48 [The Hindu - News] Give unconditional support, Hurriyat asks Pak.

15:49 [Raw Story] Guns and the Courtier’s Reply

15:50 [] Neo-Cons, Israel Lobby Mobilize to Pre-empt Obama Pentagon Favorite

15:50 [The Hindu - News] I am…

15:52 [The Hindu - News] ‘A bit of luck and a lot of hard work’

15:54 [Good] Infographic: Reading for the Future

15:54 [Russia Today] Tolerably bad taste: UK pledges no court trials for offensive online jokes

15:54 [The Hindu - News] Return of Vidwan

15:55 [The Independent] Veterans 'died waiting' for Arctic Star medal

15:55 [CNET News] Get a 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive for $19.99 shipped

15:56 [Global Voices] Israel Media Ratings War Spills into Conflict Coverage

15:57 [Spiegel] Europe's Next Crisis?: Silvio Berlusconi's Masterplan for Power

15:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Diplomats report increasing criticism of Israel

15:57 [Slashdot] Huge Site Ranking Dataset Donated to the Common Crawl Foundation

15:58 [The Hindu - News] Chronicle of a war retold

15:59 [AL JAZEERA] S Korea's Park wins presidential election

15:59 [Guardian] Syria crisis: UN launches record humanitarian appeal - live updates

15:59 [Raw Story] New Orleans schools ban creationism and ‘revisionist’ history in rebuke of Texas

15:59 [Disinformation] Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have Nothing to Hide

15:59 [Russia Today] Down to -50C: Russians freeze to death as strongest-in-decades winter hits (PHOTOS)

16:01 [CNN] Iraqi president to go to Germany for medical treatment

16:02 [CBC: politics] Top court rules PS unions not entitled to $28B pension surplus

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Flavours of the season

16:04 [Slate Magazine] Please, Do Not Tip Your Server

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Batman of Madurai

16:05 [] Democracy Now!: Exclusive: Leonard Peltier Speaks Out From Prison on Denial of Medical Care, Bid for Clemency

16:07 [New Statesman] What powers do the Downing Street police actually have?

16:09 [zero hedge] The Fiscal Cliff: Hubris of Small Differences

16:09 [msnbc: politics] White House: Obama would veto GOP's 'Plan B'

16:10 [CNN: Politics] NRA breaks silence after shootings, may offer 'meaningful contributions'

16:10 [OpEdNews] Mirroring What America has Become

16:10 [The Independent] Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of conspiring to rape one-year-old girl

16:11 [Voice of America] Germany to Treat Ailing Iraqi President

16:11 [The Hindu - News] BBC criticised over Savile sex abuse programme row

16:11 [Telegraph] BBC Pollard Review: no one loses job after Savile report failings

16:12 [CNET News] Nintendo TVii comes to Wii U on December 20

16:12 [Reuters: politics] White House: Obama would veto House Republican "Plan B" on fiscal cliff

16:12 [CNN] First-responders recount initial chaos of school massacre

16:13 [The Hindu - News] Heavenly harmony

16:14 [Raw Story] Tim Scott: Gun laws aren’t the solution to mass shootings

16:14 [Russia Today] Moscow accuses EU of human rights violations over Nazi rallies

16:15 [The Hindu - News] Medicine for the mind

16:19 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Father With a Gross Habit

16:19 [Deutsche Welle] Park emerges as winner of South Korean election

16:21 [Fin24 News] UBS fined $1.5bn in Libor scandal

16:23 [New Statesman] Birdwatchers are angry about the fake eagle video

16:23 [Fin24 News] Can't build SA on 'ag shame', says Manuel

16:24 [CNN] Feds: Florida man wanted to attack NYC landmark but lacked funds, bombs

16:24 [The Atlantic: International] Regulating U.S.-Made Assault Weapons: The International Case

16:24 [NPR] Family: Robert Bork, Who Was Turned Down For Supreme Court, Dies

16:25 [Telegraph] Barack Obama named Time Person of the Year for 2012

16:26 [The Independent] £250k accommodation allowance for new Bank Governor Carney

16:29 [Foreign Policy in Focus] North Korea's Nuclear Theater

16:34 [CNN] Robert Bork dies, known for contentious Supreme Court nomination

16:34 [Russia Today] Gay glory: First gay-friendly ‘Queen’ James Bible released

16:38 [zero hedge] And The Time Readers' Choice For Person Of The Year Is...

16:38 [Reuters] More funerals in Newtown as gun control debate swirls

16:39 [Big Think] The Dishonest Use of Doubt By Both Sides in The Enviro Wars

16:39 [The Atlantic: International] Relax, the Apocalypse Isn't on Friday—It's Just a 'Reset'

16:40 [msnbc] Boehner’s ‘plan B’ a puzzling fiscal cliff move

16:41 [Telegraph] Debt Crisis: ECB approves Greek debt as collateral, while protestors flood streets - live

16:43 [Slashdot] Chilling Guidelines Issued For UK Communications Act Enforcement

16:43 [New Statesman] How does the rest of the world view Britain?

16:43 [Fox News: politics] Biden No Joke on Gun Control

16:44 [CNN] Obama to lay out gun policy first steps after Newtown tragedy

16:49 [Truthdig] Where Are the Tears for Pakistani Children?

16:49 [Raw Story] Greek civil servants stage 24-hour strike over austerity measures

16:49 [CNN] Park Geun-hye claims South Korea presidential victory

16:50 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Surprise Visits to Prisons in Argentina to Prevent Torture

16:50 [Reuters: politics] Obama would veto Republican "Plan B" on fiscal cliff: White House

16:51 [Global Voices] China:10 Best Weibo Stories of 2012

16:54 [Amnesty International] Cambodia: Free two women campaigning against forced evictions

16:54 [NPR] White House Says Obama Would Veto GOP's 'Plan B' For Avoiding 'Fiscal Cliff'

16:55 [Mother Jones] We're still at War: Photo of the Day for December 19, 2012

16:55 [CNN] Boehner's tax gamble roils fiscal cliff talks

16:57 [Telegraph] Commuters pay more than £3,000 a year for country's most overcrowded train

16:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: 4,600 Palestinian men, women and children in Israeli jails

16:57 [International Crisis Group] A Changing Region: Israel's Islamist Dilemma

16:59 [Raw Story] Woah: Video game glitches infect the real world in viral video

16:59 [The Atlantic: National] In The Wake Of Newtown, Tennessee Goes For Its Guns

16:59 [CNN] Italy's Silvio Berlusconi, 76, reveals plans to marry 27-year-old

17:03 [New Statesman] In this week’s New Statesman: The Christmas double issue, guest edited by Brian Cox and Robin Ince

17:04 [Slate Magazine] Pass “Go,” Collect Unemployment

17:05 [Deutsche Welle] Kenya orders refugees into camps

17:06 [CBC: politics] Top court rules public unions not entitled to $28B pension surplus

17:06 [CNET News] It's official: Your Twitter archive is here and now

17:08 [zero hedge] There Will Be Offerless Crude Markets

17:09 [Raw Story] Watch live: Obama announces task force on gun violence

17:09 [CNN] Makeblock: open source 'Lego for adults'

17:09 [NPR] Peak Farmland? Some Researchers Say It's Here

17:13 [Voice of America] Time Magazine's Person of the Year: Obama

17:15 [Slashdot] Game Review: Street Fighter X Mega Man

17:20 [OpEdNews] Is Gun Control possible or are we destined to be stuck in the original of 1789


17:22 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Game of Thrones' super-sized

17:23 [CNET News] Nokia in talks to produce 10-inch Windows RT slate -- report

17:27 [Pravda] New Earth found

17:27 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cambridge attends Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace

17:28 [The Independent] Hillsborough charity single edges ahead of X Factor's James Arthur in Christmas number one race

17:28 [Reuters] White House readies gun-control plan as more children laid to rest

17:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Sad Legacy of Robert Bork

17:30 [Mother Jones] Corruption and Fraud in the Financial Industry Gets Worse and Worse

17:31 [Guardian] Syria crisis: UN launches record humanitarian appeal - Wednesday 19 December 2012

17:34 [New Statesman] Dubai is paying people not to break the law

17:34 [The Atlantic: National] The Killing Of Kasandra Perkins

17:37 [CNN] Bolivia releases imprisoned American after 18 months

17:37 [Spiegel] One Nation Under Guns: Pressure Mounts against Weapons Lobby after Newtown

17:38 [zero hedge] Fiscal Cliff Theater Off, Reality Sneaking Back On

17:39 [CNN] Michigan governor vetoes bill allowing concealed weapons in public places

17:39 [CNET News] FTC, EU to postpone Google antitrust decisions, report says

17:39 [Raw Story] Sandy Hook shooting highlights flaws in mental health care system

17:41 [Voice of America] New South Korean President Holds Political Legacy

17:43 [The Independent] Father whose baby son died after television fell on his head admits neglect

17:44 [CNN] Hawaii's Daniel Inouye, Senate's second longest-serving member, dead at 88

17:44 [Russia Today] Major Anonymous account suspended by Twitter

17:45 [The Hindu - News] Listen in to 'Chitravina' N. Ravikiran


17:49 [Big Think] Hubble Finds Galaxies at the Edge of the Universe

17:49 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: Trapped in a Glass Box With Dwarves Edition

17:49 [The Atlantic: International] Why Is Israel On a Settlement-Construction Spree?

17:54 [The Progressive] Envisioning a Healed World

17:55 [zero hedge] Obama And Biden Address Gun Control - Live Webcast

17:55 [OpEdNews] What If President Obama Simply Issued Executive Orders Toughening Gun Curbs

17:59 [Telegraph] Romanian metal theft gang jailed

17:59 [Disinformation] German Zoophiles Outraged Over Plan To Prohibit Sex With Animals

18:00 [] Azerbaijan: Migration Rules Mess with Azeri Georgians

18:00 [Mother Jones] The NRA Has No Intention of Making "Meaningful Conributions"

18:01 [CNN] Sandy Hook must be a tipping point for change

18:02 [Slashdot] UK Pirate Party Forced To Give Up Legal Fight

18:03 [Topix Activism News] Activists Opposed To Proposed School Closures Offer Their Own Plan

18:04 [Slate Magazine] 2012: The Year in TV Moments

18:04 [CBC: politics] Wednesdays with @Kady: Who's been naughty and nice?

18:04 [Russia Today] Russian anti-match fixing body dismissed as ineffective

18:05 [Guardian] The Nutcracker with the Royal Ballet, part one - video

18:05 [] Syria interior minister wounded in Damascus bombing, Lebanese officials say

18:06 [CNN] Hopes rise for German economic rebound

18:09 [Spiegel] Picture This: Sailing Santas

18:09 [Truthdig] An All-American Nightmare

18:09 [Raw Story] FL Gov. Scott repeatedly ducks O’Brien’s gun control questions

18:09 [Russia Today] Russian illusionist makes boiling water ‘disappear’ in subzero weather

18:10 [NPR] What Do Polio And Gun Violence Have In Common?

18:10 [] Armenia: US Envoy Tries to Build Stronger Diaspora Connections

18:12 [Mostly Water] Killings Highlight Epidemic of Police Violence in U.S.

18:14 [The Independent] IQ tests are 'fundamentally flawed' and using them alone to measure intelligence is a 'fallacy', study finds

18:14 [Fox News] Obama Set to Appoint Gun Task Force

18:14 [Russia Today] Obama appoints Biden to take charge on gun control

18:15 [Guardian] Israel approves new settlement between Jerusalem and Bethlehem

18:19 [New Statesman] The 10 worst moments to be on a train

18:20 [CNN] 'Django Unchained' premiere canceled in the wake of school shooting

18:20 [] Armenia: Restaurant Offers a Taste of Home for Armenians Fleeing Syria Violence

18:20 [CNET News] Battery-powered espresso maker rolls along for the ride

18:21 [Guardian] Two former UBS employees charged in US over Libor

18:23 [Mostly Water] Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

18:24 [Truthdig] Mexico Made Drug Crisis Worse, New Government Says

18:24 [Raw Story] O’Reilly guest: Quinten Tarantino likely responsible for real-life violence

18:25 [Deutsche Welle] German Italian WW II history remembered

18:26 [Mostly Water] Fiscal Cliff Doublespeak Duplicity

18:28 [Reuters: politics] Obama says still wants to get fiscal cliff deal by Christmas

18:28 [CNN] Obama: Proposals to address gun violence due by January

18:29 [CNET News] End Times as fun times: The best apocalypse gear around

18:29 [The Independent] Three-nation crew blasts off in Kazakhstan for International Space Station

18:30 [CNET News] Drunken tweets get you in trouble? Show some remorse, U.K. says

18:31 [Fox News: politics] State Department officials resign after scathing report on security lapses in Libya

18:32 [The Hindu - News] Now, Goondas Act will be invoked to curb cyber crime

18:32 [Slashdot] Qt 5.0 Released

18:34 [Reuters: politics] Obama threatens veto of Republican plan, fiscal talks turn sour

18:35 [NPR] A Question About Aspirin And Age-Related Vision Loss

18:36 [OpEdNews] The Wait-Just-A-Goddam-Second Amendment

18:36 [CNET News] Foxconn reportedly 'testing' up to 55-inch Apple TVs

18:36 [CNN] State Department resignations follow Benghazi report

18:37 [CNN: Politics] NRA breaks silence after shootings

18:37 [zero hedge] 19 Dec 2012 – “ Oh Come All Ye Faithful ” (Twisted Sister, 2006)

18:39 [msnbc: politics] Three State officials resign in wake of Benghazi report

18:39 [Slate Magazine] Since 1980, 297 People Have Been Killed in School Shootings

18:40 [Russia Today] NDAA 2013 - Indefinite detention without trial is back

18:40 [New Statesman] Can accountants save the planet?

18:40 [] Corporate Power Vs. People Power in Colorado Fracking Fight

18:41 [Voice of America] French Court: Strauss-Kahn Must Face 'Pimping' Charges

18:42 [Mostly Water] Could Foreign Policy be Stephen Harper's Achilles' Heel?

18:44 [straight] Protestors mourn end of non-clinical treatment services at Rainier Hotel

18:45 [CNET News] Former Windows boss lands teaching gig at Harvard

18:45 [The Independent] Sex, drugs and early death: research reveals musicians living fast really do die younger

18:45 [Telegraph] Conman jailed after admitted he "lied as easily as he breathed"

18:47 [Financial Times] Park elected South Korean president

18:48 [CNN] A boy and his seizure dog

18:49 [Big Think] How Mind-Uploading Could Enable Interstellar Travel

18:50 [The Atlantic: International] The Sustainable Rice Terraces of Yunnan Province

18:50 [msnbc: politics] Obama demands 'concrete proposals' on gun violence by January

18:50 [] Italy to press Germany on conviction of former Nazis

18:51 [CNN] Iceland president: Letting banks fail helped recovery

18:55 [Deutsche Welle] Iraqi president to be sent for treatment in Germany

18:55 [AL JAZEERA] South Korea elects first female president

18:55 [] Education Privatization Group Tries to Justify Silence on Michigan Gun Law

18:57 [CNN] Barca rocked by Vilanova relapse but coach to remain in post

18:57 [Spiegel] Mermaid Tears: Plastic Chokes Oceans and Trashes Beaches

18:57 [Guardian] MPs write to William Hague over UK military action in Syria

18:58 [CNET News] CloudOn MS Office app adds support for iPhone, SkyDrive

18:58 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: South African ambassador to Palestine visits Gaza

18:59 [Raw Story] Controversial lawyer Robert Bork dies at age 85

18:59 [Disinformation] Viva la Muerte! Holy Death Comes to Brooklyn

19:00 [NPR] Obama Asks Biden To Draft 'Concrete Proposals' On Guns By January

19:00 [Mother Jones] Obama Commits on Gun Control

19:01 [The Independent] Pre-Christmas rail strikes called off but Boxing Day Tube strike will go ahead

19:02 [Telegraph] Connecticut: Barack Obama says US has 'obligation' to stop gun violence

19:04 [CNN: Technology] Instagram backtracks after user privacy revolt

19:05 [Russia Today] US Army to seek death penalty for soldier charged with Kandahar massacre

19:05 [NPR] 'Take Me Out Of It,' President Urges GOP, And 'Take The Deal'

19:06 [CNN: Money] DUMBEST MOMENTS OF 2012

19:06 [CNET News] LG pops out improved Magic Motion remote

19:06 [Slashdot] Kodak Patents Sold for $525 Million

19:06 [The Hindu - News] 8-year-old Dalit girl raped, killed in Bihar

19:08 [zero hedge] TiMe MaGaZiNE PeRSoN oF THe YeaR...

19:10 [] Human Rights of Grave Concern for Indigenous People in Canada: Report

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Five firms evince interest in HMDA projects

19:14 [The Progressive] On NDAA, Senate Dems Throw Feinstein Overboard, Drown Our Basic Liberty

19:14 [CNET News] Tech industry leaders back 'Demand a Plan' to end gun violence

19:15 [CNN] Obama to GOP: It's about the country, not me

19:15 [Fox News] Obama Appoints Violence Task Force

19:16 [The Independent] Ex-UBS traders charged over Libor rigging

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Arrangements in place for counting in Gujarat, HP

19:19 [Fox News: politics] Talks to avert fiscal crisis sour

19:19 [CNET News] Nokia Lumia 920, 820 updates patch iffy performance

19:19 [msnbc] Obama demands 'concrete proposals' on gun violence by January

19:19 [Disinformation] Sales Of Assault Weapons Skyrocket Following Sandy Hook Shooting

19:20 [Russia Today] A New Earth? Potentially habitable planet discovered orbiting nearby star similar to our sun

19:24 [Raw Story] Watch live: Memorial service honors music star Jenni Rivera

19:25 [Slate Magazine] Fatally Flawed

19:25 [The Hindu - News] Mamata had misled people, says parliamentary panel

19:26 [OpEdNews] Neocons Guided Petraeus on Afghan War

19:27 [The Hindu - News] Students’ stir spreads in West Bengal

19:29 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Syria's Long, Destructive Civil War

19:30 [Deutsche Welle] Obama calls for rethink on gun controls

19:30 [CNET News] Tech ads 2012: Samsung best, Facebook worst

19:31 [CNN] Robert Bork, known for contentious Supreme Court nomination, dies at 85

19:31 [The Independent] Polish man held in Wandsworth Prison for two months on European Arrest Warrant seeking extradition for seven-year-old drunk-cycling conviction

19:32 [Telegraph] BBC Pollard Report: email exchange between Jeremy Paxman and Newsnight editor Peter Rippon

19:32 [Mostly Water] The Compassion of Women of Afghanistan for the Women of Gaza

19:34 [Guardian] Lostprophets singer remanded in custody charged with child sex offences

19:34 [CNET News] Get a free 1-year membership to ShopRunner

19:34 [The Atlantic: National] Everyone Should Ignore Time's Person of the Year

19:35 [CNN] Fans say goodbye to Jenni Rivera at service in Los Angeles

19:35 [The Hindu - News] NRI couple’s villa burgled in Kompally

19:38 [zero hedge] Another Record Direct Bid Award In Today's 7 Year Auction

19:38 [CNN] After Newtown, some shoppers think twice about violent video games

19:39 [The Hindu - News] A test for classicism

19:40 [The Atlantic: International] Judgment! 5 Better Choices for 'Person of the Year' Than Barack Obama

19:41 [The Hindu - News] Missing Dalit youth found dead

19:42 [CNN] U.S. soldier to be court-martialed, could face death penalty

19:43 [The Hindu - News] A worthy grandson in complete control

19:44 [Truthdig] Fiscal Cliffs and Fiscal Realities

19:45 [NPR] Let Teachers Carry Guns? Some State Lawmakers Say Yes

19:47 [The Independent] Jimmy Savile's former producer Ted Beston arrested and bailed in abuse investigation

19:48 [Telegraph] Mayan apocalypse: 'Star Wars temple' in Guatemala prepares for the end of the world

19:48 [zero hedge] The Federal Reserve's Seven Point Plan

19:50 [Russia Today] Texas troopers subject women to roadside cavity searches after routine traffic stop

19:50 [Slashdot] How Experienced And Novice Programmers See Code

19:51 [The Hindu - News] Student’s suicide: classmate held on abetment charge

19:51 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Time for talking over'

19:54 [CNET News] New York A.G. removes 2,100 sex offenders from online games

19:55 [CNN] Soccer players' union FIFPro to launch match-fixing hotline

19:55 [Voice of America] WTO Rules Against Canada in Renewable Energy Case

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Quiz Corner

19:56 [OpEdNews] America Being Driven Over the Fiscal Cliff by the Monumental Cost of the Military

19:57 [The Hindu - News] The art of going in a sabha

19:59 [AL JAZEERA] Obama presses for gun control policy changes

19:59 [Disinformation] How Narcissists Shop for Christmas Gifts

19:59 [The Hindu - News] Probe panel visits airport

20:00 [Russia Today] Syrian kills Russian wife for supporting President Assad

20:01 [Mother Jones] CHART: How Taxpayer Dollars Were Wasted on Afghanistan's Electrical Grid

20:03 [CNN: Technology] After Newtown, thinking twice about violent games

20:04 [Telegraph] Profile: South Korea's first female president Park Geun-Hye

20:05 [Russia Today] FISA spy bill could be renewed without discussion

20:05 [NPR] NIH Moving To Revamp Funding Process For Bird Flu Research

20:06 [The Hindu - News] BPS, LRS clearance melas from Dec. 22 to 31

20:06 [] Obama announces new task force to tackle gun violence in the U.S.

20:06 [OpEdNews] Freedom Rider: Killing Children

20:07 [CNN: Politics] Robert Bork, 85, dies

20:08 [zero hedge] Is The Santa-Claus Rally For Non-Residents Only?

20:09 [Raw Story] Fox News guest: Sandy Hook victims will remember the massacre in heaven

20:11 [OpEdNews] 'Tis The Season To Be Jolly: Slaughter of the Innocents

20:12 [Guardian] Eric Pickles' town hall cuts will end in skeleton services, warn councils

20:13 [CNN] Massive dock washes ashore on national park beach

20:14 [Disinformation] Obama’s Crocodile Tears and Madeleine Albright’s Hard Choices: An Important Article to Read Regarding the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

20:16 [] Israel Air Force chief warns of growing threat from Hezbollah drones

20:16 [OpEdNews] Obama's Historic Assault on Social Security

20:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] Rethink the new UAPA

20:18 [Telegraph] Government warned on direct Syrian intervention

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Hollywood buffs go nostalgic

20:18 [Fox News] Libya Report Claims 3 State Officials

20:19 [The Independent] The crime with a celebrity sub-genre: 'Swatting' joins the prank ranks

20:19 [zero hedge] Boehner Pongs To Obama's Ping - Live Webcast

20:20 [Middle East Report] Sudanese Echoes

20:22 [Mostly Water] Four More Years of the Same Hostile Policies: Obama’s Vilification of Latin America

20:24 [Big Think] 'Watchmen' & the Necessity of Culling the Human Species

20:25 [CBC: politics] Wednesdays with @Kady recap: Who's been naughty and nice?

20:26 [CNET News] 'Lord of the Rings' dwarven beard, helm forged from yarn

20:27 [Reuters] White House readies gun-control plan as more children laid to rest

20:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] Legitimate aim, unconstitutional means

20:28 [Guardian] Syrian crisis triggers massive UN aid appeal

20:28 [The Hindu - News] OU V-C under fire from teachers

20:28 [CNN] New 'Twilight Zone' series in the works

20:30 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Trash We've Left on the Moon

20:30 [The Hindu - Opinion] Nothing matters

20:30 [CNN] Reporters Without Borders: 2012 is deadliest year on record for journalists

20:31 [CNN] How a boy becomes a killer

20:33 [CNN] Balotelli settles dispute with Man City

20:34 [The Independent] Transcript of the email sent by alleged eyewitness accusing Andrew Mitchell of swearing at police officers

20:34 [The Hindu - News] Half of U.K. troops to leave Afghanistan

20:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] The mass delusionist of Ahmedabad

20:36 [The Nation] Newtown: It Doesn't Have to Happen Again

20:36 [CNET News] Video of child-snatching eagle an animation student fake

20:38 [Slashdot] School Shooting Prompts Legislation To Study Violent Video Games

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Invested in the Chavez legacy

20:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bus gang-rape outrage

20:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘India would never back anti-Liberation forces’

20:39 [Raw Story] Michigan immigrants sue for access to driver’s licenses

20:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] Executing the neighbour

20:40 [NPR] Death Penalty Possible In Court Martial Of Army Sgt. Accused Of Afghan Killings

20:43 [] How does it feel? Psychiatry destroying lives

20:44 [Raw Story] Letters stolen from World War II Nazi postbox delivered after 71 years

20:44 [Mostly Water] The Wall of Silence: Systemic Protection of Police Leaves Relatives of Victims of Police Killings in the Dark

20:45 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: The threat of intelligent machines

20:45 [] Blowback: CIA Ploy to Capture Bin Laden Puts Pakistan's Polio Eradication Campaign in Peril

20:46 [Guardian] Leeds United v Chelsea – live! | Scott Murray

20:48 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Obama’s Victory a Boon for Clear Air, Water Acts

20:49 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] 24 Hours In Burco Hospital, Part 2: The Maternity Ward

20:49 [Truthdig] TSA Commissions Study of X-Ray Body Scanners

20:49 [The Independent] Did general David Petraeus grant friends access to top secret files?

20:50 [Russia Today] Government report: 'TSA's main concern isn't safety, it's self-preservation'

20:50 [Telegraph] Dutch parachutist fell to his death unnoticed

20:50 [CNN] Boeing uses potatoes for in-flight wireless test

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Kanimozhi cites health reasons for not joining protest

20:51 [OpEdNews] Agenda Driven News

20:51 [zero hedge] Breast-Squeezing – and Sex In General – Improves Health

20:52 [CNN] Ways to donate in memory of the victims

20:54 [Raw Story] Camden gun owners turn in record 1,100 guns after Connecticut shootings

20:55 [The Atlantic: International] The Benghazi Fall-out

20:55 [The Hindu - News] The awards were given at the conference of Collectors and SPs Collectors win awards

20:56 [] UN Security Council members blast Israel over settlement construction

21:00 [Slate Magazine] Will Fast Food Turn Healthy Next Year?

21:00 [Russia Today] Newtown massacre motives: likely factors behind school-shooting emerge

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Primary Health Centres in 17 States short of doctors

21:02 [Moral Low Ground] Indefinite Detention Ban Stripped from 2013 NDAA

21:03 [Financial Times] Obama asks Biden to lead guns task force

21:04 [Telegraph] 4,000 foreigners awaiting deportation 'living in communities'

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Uproar over debate on Lokpal Bill

21:05 [The Independent] £250,000-a-year accommodation allowance for new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

21:05 [Voice of America] Archeologist: Mayans Did Not Predict Apocalypse

21:05 [CNN] I have Asperger's; I am just like you

21:06 [] UN Security Council members blast Israel over settlement construction plans

21:08 [zero hedge] The Treasury Market Appears To Have Exhausted The Selloff - Time To Reverse??

21:11 [Fox News] Talks to Avert Fiscal Crisis Derail

21:13 [The Hindu - News] Government diluting local bodies by not conducting polls: Naidu

21:13 [CNN] Obama, Boehner remain at odds on verge of fiscal cliff


21:15 [Slate Magazine] We Should Cover Stories Like Newtown With a Press Pool

21:17 [The Hindu - News] Don’t oversell direct cash transfer scheme, PM tells Ministers

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Jagan arrested only in Vanpic case, says CBI

21:20 [NPR] South Korea To Get Its First Female Leader

21:20 [Telegraph] Over 50 Armed Forces suicides after deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq

21:21 [The Independent] The verdicts on Peter Rippon, Adrian van Klaveren, Helen Boaden, George Entwistle and Stephen Mitchell

21:22 [CNET News] Swiss aim to birth advanced humanoid in 9 months

21:23 [The Hindu - News] Focus on education, tribal people told

21:24 [Big Think] The Anthropocene: The End of Nature and the Future of the Environment

21:24 [The Progressive] Dems Capitulate on NDAA

21:24 [CNN] Troubling legacy of Sandy Hook may be backlash against kids with autism

21:25 [Disinformation] China Arrests 500 Alleged Doomsday Cult Members

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Trinamool helping chit fund firms: Left

21:26 [Slashdot] Property Rights In Space?

21:28 [Global Voices] Argentina: Remembering December 19, 2001

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Telugu language slowly back on track in media

21:31 [Mother Jones] Republicans Are Still the Same Old Republicans

21:33 [CNN] Help for victims of Sandy Hook Shooting

21:34 [Raw Story] Minneapolis police find staffer’s loaded handgun at elementary school

21:35 [Russia Today] Mass demonstrations in India as anger over sexual violence reaches boiling point (PHOTOS)

21:35 [Deutsche Welle] Late drama as Wolfsburg knock Leverkusen out of German Cup

21:36 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu releases water

21:38 [Unicef] In Pakistan, flood-affected children get a second chance to attend school

21:40 [The Hindu - News] HC order on Marines’ Christmas visit plea today

21:40 [The Atlantic: Politics] Remember When Chuck Hagel Voted For AIPAC-Supported John Bolton?

21:41 [zero hedge] Pump-And-Dump Beats Buy-And-Hold In The New Normal IPO Market

21:42 [The Hindu - News] Starved of funds, a recourse to entry fee

21:45 [straight] Marc Destrubé looks back to Bach for cantatas

21:46 [OpEdNews] Moving Beyond History and Herstory Towards Ourstory

21:48 [The Hindu - News] International treaty to make books accessible to the blind

21:49 [Fox News] Boehner: 'Plan B,' Take It or Leave It

21:50 [The Hindu - News] Pension debate sparks walkout in Kerala Assembly

21:51 [CBC: politics] Skilled worker program to emphasize language ability, youth

21:54 [Big Think] Use Hard Trends to Create Your Company’s New Cash Cow

21:54 [CNET News] Facebook expands Collections, adds new retailers

21:56 [Mother Jones] Defense Bill Nixes Ban on Indefinite Detention for US Citizens

21:57 [Slashdot] Most Kickstarter Projects Fail To Deliver On Time

21:58 [The Hindu - News] Nambi Narayanan seeks action against police officials

21:59 [Raw Story] Committee vote clears way for abortion care coverage for servicewomen

22:00 [Fox News: politics] White House says doesn't know 'facts' on jailed ex-Marine, State later confirms intervention

22:02 [The Hindu - News] War games with Sri Lanka in Himachal

22:05 [Russia Today] EU to ban menthol cigarettes

22:06 [Telegraph] Plebgate: revealed - the email accusing Andrew Mitchell of swearing

22:06 [OpEdNews] Learning Our Penchant for Mass Murder

22:07 [CNN] Schmeichel tips Dortmund for Champions League glory

22:08 [zero hedge] Morgan Stanley Redeems Paulson Investments: Explanation For Recent Gold Liquidation?

22:09 [Fox News: politics] Rep. Hanabusa to apply for Hawaii US Senate seat following death of Sen. Inouye

22:10 [CNN] Masculinity, mental illness and guns: A lethal equation?

22:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Robot Horse Will Stalk You, Fall Down, Get Up, and Keep Stalking

22:10 [Russia Today] Greek civil servants stage 24-hour general strike

22:11 [CNET News] How to prevent and respond to a user revolt

22:11 [Voice of America] Confrontation Looms in 2013 Between Israel, Iran

22:12 [Topix Activism News] AIDS Activist Spencer Cox Dead At Age 44

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Navy gets first of 8 P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft from Boeing

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Can Karanji lake be pollution free?

22:16 [The Hindu - News] CITU stages dharna seeking social security

22:16 [Fox News] BREAKING POINT: 3 State Department Officials Resign Over Libya Report

22:17 [Voice of America] US Lawmakers Mull Gun Control After Connecticut School Shootings

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Doctors urged to withdraw strike call

22:20 [Slate Magazine] Does Anyone Still Practice the Mayan Religion?

22:20 [NPR] When Someone You Know Loses A Child

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Trade unions stage protest over government ‘failures’

22:23 [The Hindu - News] Slum-dwellers’ jatha reaches Mandya

22:24 [Truthdig] Let George Takei Help You Come Out This Holiday Season

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Kidnapped PU student’s body found

22:25 [Disinformation] Sex and Snuff: What Dying Twice Taught Me About Eroticized Death

22:26 [Mother Jones] Military Women Get (Slightly) More Access to Abortion

22:27 [The Hindu - News] Actor, friend die in car crash near Sira

22:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Breaking into list of elites

22:29 [Raw Story] Anonymous member: We aim to take Westboro Baptist Church offline permanently

22:31 [CNN] A depressive's guide to Christmas

22:31 [The Hindu - News] Made snana: State to appeal to SC

22:31 [Infoshop] Vermont Abenaki Create Tribal Forest In the Green Mountains

22:35 [The Atlantic: Technology] Archaeologists Find World's Oldest Bra

22:35 [The Hindu - News] It flies, it swoops, it records and monitors

22:35 [Russia Today] Russians in Syria are ‘legitimate targets’ - key opposition group member

22:36 [Voice of America] Obama Optimistic About Fiscal Deal

22:36 [CNN] 'Gossip Girl' finale hits season high

22:36 [CNET News] USPTO invalidates key Apple patent used against Samsung

22:36 [Infoshop] Low-wage workers’ wildcat winter spreads to Chicago

22:37 [Moral Low Ground] Police Brutality: Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen Sues Oakland over Fractured Skull at ‘Occupy’ Protest

22:38 [zero hedge] Wal-Mart Stores Sell Out Of Guns

22:38 [Telegraph] Death penalty sought for US soldier accused of killing Afghan villagers

22:39 [The Hindu - News] Soon, driving over Adyar river to be smooth sailing

22:40 [BBC: Science & Environment] Military satellite set for launch

22:41 [The Hindu - News] Traffic changes on flyover confound commuters

22:42 [Slashdot] Is Safe, Green Thorium Power Finally Ready For Prime Time?

22:43 [The Hindu - News] CMRL cracks down on posters, stickers

22:45 [Russia Today] New Zenit stadium to be completed in 2015

22:46 [] Israel Oppression, Palestinian Unification: the Rise of the Third Intifada?

22:46 [straight] Gordon Grdina keeps Haram loose and enjoyable

22:47 [The Hindu - News] ‘Tagore’s bid to build bridges with China was no utopian dream’

22:48 [Global Voices] Caribbean: What Happened in 2012 (Part 1)

22:49 [Raw Story] Obama urged to veto NDAA over Guantanamo provisions

22:51 [The Hindu - News] Anna University registrar resigns

22:52 [CNET News] Google Apps takes aim at Microsoft Office with Quickoffice integration

22:52 [Telegraph] You couldn't get best seats at the Olympics because VIPs took them

22:53 [The Hindu - News] Indian team for Pakistan to discuss visit of judicial panel

22:54 [Big Think] Closest Sun-Like Star May Have Livable Planet

22:55 [BBC: Science & Environment] Military satellite heads skyward

22:57 [CNN: Money] $50 MILLION WINDFALL

22:57 [Slashdot] KDE Software Compilation 4.10 RC1 Released

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Insult to our MP, says SP chief

23:00 [Reuters: politics] "Fiscal cliff" talks turn sour, Obama threatens veto

23:00 [Russia Today] Drone surveillance quickly becoming routine in Colorado

23:01 [The Hindu - News] Congress, BJP fear loss of vote base

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai not far behind Delhi — in crimes against women

23:05 [Slate Magazine] Stuck in the '50s

23:05 [The Hindu - News] More women constables in Mumbai police stations

23:08 [Telegraph] Oh come all ye faithful, learn the words to traditional carols

23:09 [The Independent] Less than half the public back George Osborne on decision to raise most state benefits by less than inflation

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Doctors at Safdarjung keep their fingers crossed

23:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Confined but still confident

23:14 [Truthdig] Conservative Writer Blames Sandy Hook Shooting on ‘Feminized Setting’

23:15 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Christmas Card May or May Not Die, but Its Spirit Has Conquered Us All

23:15 [NPR] What Are The Odds Of Gun Control Changes?

23:17 [CNN] FTC strengthens rules to protect children's online privacy

23:18 [Voice of America] Tajik Migrants: Both Parents Leaving for Work Puts a Strain on Those Left Behind

23:23 [CNET News] Don't blame Instagram users -- blame Instagram

23:24 [Big Think] Should Society Be Able to Tell You How To Augment Your Reality?

23:24 [Telegraph] I fear Andrew Mitchell was set up, says Labour MP

23:26 [CBC: politics] Top court to rule if witness can wear niqab in court

23:29 [Raw Story] Leno thinks Kerry would be great top diplomat: He’ll bore our enemies to death

23:29 [Truthdig] An American Story: Daniel Inouye

23:29 [Slashdot] IQ 'a Myth,' Study Says

23:30 [The Hindu - News] India resents U.S. plea of immunity for ISI in civil suit

23:34 [The Hindu - News] ‘Money handed out must be indexed to adjust for increase in prices’

23:35 [Slate Magazine] Sue the Gun Makers, and the Sellers, Too

23:38 [CNET News] How to find a good iPad Mini case or bag

23:38 [zero hedge] JPY Spikes: Is The Japanese "This Time It's Different" Fairytale Over?

23:39 [Raw Story] Canada probes scheme to exploit U.S. energy program

23:40 [Fox News: politics] Ex-ATF official's gun ends up at Mexican cartel shootout that killed beauty queen

23:40 [NPR] Mealworms Beat Meat For A Place On The Menu In Environmental Study

23:42 [OpEdNews] A Confederacy of Dunces (with apologies to John Kennedy Toole for stealing his title)

23:44 [Raw Story] Three astronauts blast off for ISS in Russian craft

23:44 [Slashdot] Boeing Uses 20,000 Lbs. of Potatoes To Check Aircraft Wireless Network Signals

23:46 [CNN] Chelsea ease into League Cup semis; Dortmund thump Hannover

23:46 [straight] Christmas festivities, craft beer lift spirits in Victoria

23:47 [CNET News] Samsung preps 5.5-inch flexible phone screen for CES demo

23:50 [Slate Magazine] How Congress Blocked Research on Gun Violence

23:50 [NPR] Newtown Teacher And Students Remembered For The Light They Brought

23:52 [OpEdNews] As Texas Goes; Martha Rosenberg interviews New York Times columnist Gail Collins about her new book

23:52 [Voice of America] Departing ASEAN Chief's Valedictory: Opening in Burma

23:55 [CBC: politics] Spence meeting demand for government to decide, GG says

23:55 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:55 [CNET News] Dropbox snaps up cloud-based photo organizer Snapjoy

23:58 [Moral Low Ground] Barber Shop Discussion about Newtown Shooting Ends in Gunfire

23:59 [Raw Story] Benghazi report forces resignation of three State Department officials

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