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00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - Good Fences Make Good Neighbors; Tall Fences Keep Out The Crazies

00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Naiman: Can Congress End Cuba Embargo? Many Republicans Want Embargo to Fall

00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dennis Miller: Ali Soufan Battled the System to End Torture. He's Finally Winning.

00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mike Smith: Cheney's Good Old Days

00:04 [Telegraph] Nick Allen: Sony hack leads to Team America: World Police being pulled from cinemas

00:04 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Iraq crisis: Peshmerga fighters open up vital corridor to Yazidis

00:07 [AL JAZEERA] US: ISIL top commanders killed in air strikes

00:09 [Guardian] Dan Roberts in Washington: Report recommends Secret Service ramp up protection of White House

00:10 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Annotated History of US Dollar Debauchery

00:11 [CNN: Living] Gift guide for busy families

00:11 [CNN: Living] #SaveBela campaign may spare dog's life

00:11 [CNN: Living] Do you go nude around the kids?

00:11 [CNN: Living] 3 ways to survive the holidays

00:11 [CNN: Living] Ralph Lauren blasted for ads

00:11 [CNN: Living] Ralph Lauren chastised for Native American ads

00:15 [CNN] Cuba decision boosts Rubio's profile

00:15 [CNN] Barack Obama: Clark Kent becomes Superman? (Opinion)

00:15 [CNN] How Obama is pressing for action

00:19 [Guardian] Associated Press: Atlético Madrid stumble past Hospitalet to set up Real Madrid derby

00:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 2014 in review: Year in health

00:20 [CNN] Jim Jones Fast Facts

00:21 [CNN] Shinzo Abe Fast Facts

00:22 [CNN: Politics] Obama sheds Clark Kent duds, tries on Superman suit

00:22 [CNN: Politics] Military could release Bergdahl court martial determination

00:22 [CNN: Politics] Cuba decision boosts Rubio's profile

00:22 [The Independent] Peta releases images of 'dog leather' gloves made in China

00:22 [Truthdig] Nebraska and Oklahoma Sue Colorado in Pot Dispute

00:23 [CNN] Kurds: We've retaken land near Sinjar Mountain in Iraq

00:28 [Telegraph] Telegraph Reporter: British teenagers of 14 offered cash to become jihadi brides

00:29 [Deutsche Welle] US airstrikes kill senior 'Islamic State' leaders

00:30 [Doctors Without Borders] Elias Primoff: The Philippines: One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

00:30 [Doctors Without Borders] Elias Primoff: MSF Opens New Ebola Treatment Centers in Sierra Leone to Increase Access to Care

00:30 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: Remember: Adults Can Contract Childhood Illnesses Like Chickenpox Too //

00:30 [Big Think] Orion Jones: Introverts Are the Most Ruthless Employee Evaluators //

00:30 [CNN] The lame duck is loose

00:30 [CNN] Look out! Here comes the new Spider-Woman

00:30 [CNN] Shirin Ebadi Fast Facts

00:31 [Financial Times] Luxembourg drops bid to keep tax list secret

00:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Grace Ji-Sun Kim: 'I Can't Breathe': Eric Garner's Last Words Symbolize Our Predicament

00:33 [Disinformation] Thad McKraken: DC Talk – Secret Chiefs of the Illuminati?

00:35 [Guardian] Press Association: UK prisons officers sent to work up to 60 miles away ‘to plug staffing gaps’

00:36 [Fox News: politics] Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached //

00:38 [NPR] Jim Zarroli: Opportunity, Caution Seen For U.S. Banks As Cuba Rules Ease

00:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Viva Fidel!

00:40 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "It's A Huge Crisis" - The UK Oil Industry Is "Close To Collapse, People Are Being Laid Off"

00:40 [CNN] CNN Student News - December 19, 2014

00:41 [CNN: Money] Goodbye, 'Colbert Report.' Hello, 'Late Show' //

00:41 [Voice of America] Daniel Schearf: Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger

00:41 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Marissa Mayer's Reinvention of Yahoo! Stumbles

00:43 [Voice of America] VOA News: Cyberattacks Are Here to Stay, Experts Say

00:43 [CNN] Girls charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed competent

00:44 [The Atlantic: Politics] James Fallows: The Diplomatic Life: It's Not All Striped Trousers and Sips of Tea

00:45 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Republicans look for ways to block normal ties with Cuba

00:46 [The Independent] Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

00:46 [The Independent] Video shows 'thief fake heart attack' while friend 'steals toys' from Wal-Mart

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anika Rahman: Upholding American Values: Reforming U.S. Immigration Detention

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hilary Gowins: State Steps on Entrepreneurs, Gives Others a Leg Up

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Zach Carter: Fed Delays Volcker Rule, Giving Wall Street Another Holiday Gift

00:51 [Voice of America] Reuters: Tennessee Songbirds Fly Coop Long Before Tornadoes Arrive

00:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Dow Jones jumps more than 400 points, posts largest gain in 3 years

00:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Panel finds Secret Service leadership lacking

00:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Fox Business Network to debut new show 'Strange Inheritance' in January

00:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FOX NEWS POLL:Two-thirds say the gov't is broken - 80 percent disapprove of Congress, majority supports Keystone

00:52 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Further Proof That Abenomics Is A Total Disaster: Japan Car Lobby Admits "Sense Of Panic"

00:52 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: Sony hack: White House says 'sophisticated actor' responsible

00:53 [CNN] Sony hack: How to beat North Korea (Opinion)

00:58 [NPR] Bill Chappell: 'Team America' Is Benched: Won't Return To Theaters, Reports Say

00:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Ted Cruz Stretches The Truth On Cuba

00:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: ACLU Lawsuit Says Ferguson School District Discriminates Against African-Americans

01:00 [straight] Jennie Ramstad: Top 11 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, December 19 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/YungLean_141216.jpg

01:06 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Austin cop retires after ranting to reporter, ‘You act like a whore, you get treated like one’

01:06 [Raw Story] Reuters: Sen. Marco Rubio: GOP will ‘look at all our options’ to block Obama’s new plan for U.S.-Cuba relations

01:11 [The Independent] Doctor Tim Black: Family-planning pioneer who co-founded Marie Stopes International, helping millions of women around the world

01:11 [The Independent] Postcard from... New York

01:11 [The Independent] Ralph Giordano: Author who dealt with antisemitism, Neo-Nazism and Germany's apparent failure to integrate Muslims

01:11 [The Independent] Eric Korn: Polymath whose work took in poetry, literary criticism, antiquarian bookselling and the 'Round Britain Quiz'

01:11 [The Independent] Losing your teeth could be a sign of wider mental and physical decline, research shows

01:13 [The Atlantic: International] James Fallows: The Diplomatic Life: It's Not All Striped Trousers and Sips of Tea

01:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: ISIS LEADERS DEAD Several 'high-value' targets killed in Iraq, officials say

01:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap at least 185

01:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mariah Stewart: Missouri Attorney General Sues Municipalities Over 'Predatory' Traffic Fines

01:17 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Racial Justice Quest Comes Full Circle in 'Selma'

01:18 [Electronic Intifada] Budour Youssef Hassan: Two unequal worlds in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem

01:22 [CNN] Sony hack renews cybersecurity push for 'zombie bill'

01:23 [Slate Magazine] Erica Westly: Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf!

01:23 [AL JAZEERA] UN assembly votes to refer North Korea to ICC

01:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Wasif Shakil : Our Future Generations Will Never Forgive Us If We Do Not Act Now

01:28 [Guardian] Alan Travis, home affairs editor: Some youth offending teams failing to protect at-risk girls, say inspectors

01:29 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced

01:29 [BBC: Science & Environment] Shrink ship bubbles ‘for climate fix’

01:31 [CNN: Politics] The lame duck is loose

01:32 [CNN: Money] Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland //

01:33 [Disinformation] Danny Schechter: Voices From The Ghosts of Vietnam Are Being Heard Again

01:37 [The Independent] Undercover Panorama reporters reveal working conditions at factory making Apple products in China

01:37 [The Independent] Dramatic video footage shows shootout between gunman and armed police officer in north London

01:40 [zero hedge] Capitalist Exploits: The Implications of "Red Monday"

01:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama Charts New Course For Final Years In Office With Flurry Of Action

01:42 [Telegraph] Hannah Furness: Steven Moffat on Doctor Who Christmas special: The scariest bits are for the kids

01:42 [Telegraph] Dan Hyde: Over 50s wind down by cutting hours but will work into their 70s

01:42 [Telegraph] Press Association: 'Black Friday' drinkers will consume 114pc more than normal

01:44 [Campaign For Liberty] Norm Singleton: Rand Paul wins victory for parents

01:44 [Reuters] U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

01:49 [CNN: Politics] Sony hack renews cybersecurity push for 'zombie bill'

01:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lydia O'Connor: Watch How Much California's Drought Improved This Week

01:53 [The Independent] Ben Chu: Pain for Russia, gain for the West - the price of low oil

01:53 [The Independent] Shoppers in £7.9bn spree as Christmas comes early

01:53 [The Independent] US Secret Service stretched 'beyond its limits,' says review panel

01:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FACING DEATH Owner's will says beloved dog must be buried with her

01:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Authorities hope Obama's US-Cuba thaw leads fugitive cop killer, others to justice - LIZ MCDONALD: The Cubans Obama's deal would benefit - Cuba's million-dollar Mercedes-Benz - Cuban spy released to US believed to be cryptographer jailed for 20 years

01:53 [Slate Magazine] L.V. Anderson: Postpone Christmas

01:54 [Guardian] Antony Loewenstein: The lack of any official condemnation for CIA torture ensures it will happen again

01:55 [Voice of America] Sudan School Becomes Target of Aerial Attacks

01:58 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The USA Is World #1... In Young Adult Income Inequality

01:58 [Telegraph] AFP: Boston bomber suspect smirks in rare court appearance

02:00 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Investigation: Apple Failing To Protect Chinese Factory Workers

02:01 [AL JAZEERA] US will not back Palestinian UN resolution

02:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Akbar Shahid Ahmed: Jailed Journalist Jason Rezaian Gains Attention As Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

02:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kelly Chen: eBay Splits From ALEC

02:05 [BBC: Science & Environment] New record depth for deepest fish

02:08 [The Independent] Revealed: How to get ahead at Goldman Sachs

02:08 [The Independent] Market Report: Retailers set for 'panic Saturday' ahead of Christmas week

02:10 [Reuters] Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

02:13 [NPR] Bill Chappell: Once Written Off, Kepler Telescope Finds New Planet

02:15 [Reuters] Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources

02:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TODD STARNES Prof. suspended over gay marriage controversy

02:20 [Deutsche Welle] The Edathy affair: dynamite for the German government

02:27 [Mother Jones] Josh Harkinson: Nebraska and Oklahoma Sue to Overturn Legal Weed in Colorado

02:27 [Voice of America] Adam Bailes: Sudan School Becomes Target of Aerial Attacks

02:29 [BBC: Education] Record 500,000 started university

02:30 [Deutsche Welle] EU summit wraps up a day early

02:33 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: The Oil Coup

02:35 [The Independent] Clash of the Irish titans as BA owner launches Aer Lingus bid

02:35 [The Independent] Passengers protest about delays 13 weeks into flagship rail deal

02:35 [The Independent] Switzerland cuts rates to fend off Russian cash

02:35 [The Independent] Mark Leftly: A privatisation that should stay under lock and key

02:35 [The Independent] Mark Leftly: The City can’t toe the party line. It must talk to all the election contenders

02:38 [Unicef] “We left everything behind”: A young girl in Chad recalls the night she fled

02:38 [Slate Magazine] Mike Pesca: Too Beautiful to Stop

02:38 [Reuters: politics] Not known yet if Cuba deal might bring some U.S. fugitives home

02:40 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Who Will Be Tomorrow's Superpower?

02:41 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Lawsuit accuses Penn. cops of refusing to help dying suspect after shooting him 16 times

02:41 [Raw Story] Reuters: Ebay joins other tech giants in dumping conservative lobbying group ALEC

02:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Magazine admits changing title on Michigan professor's column

02:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Megan Smolenyak: Fulmoth Kearney, President Obama's Irish Immigrant Ancestor, Gets a Tombstone

02:56 [BBC: Science & Environment] In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-up

02:58 [zero hedge] George Washington: Leaked Internal CIA Document Admits US Drone Program “Counterproductive” … Obama Did It ANYWAY

02:58 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Artist's Impression Of Obama's Iran Nuclear Policy

03:09 [CBC: politics] Margo McDiarmid: Stephen Harper's climate-change comments only half the story, critics say

03:10 [CNN: Money] Russia crisis hurts these brands the most //

03:10 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: 100 instructors against 'Islamic State'?

03:12 [Guardian] morning: Australia v India: second Test, day three – live

03:12 [Guardian] Monica Tan: Kate Winslet stars in Australian period comedy The Dressmaker – first picture

03:14 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: Sony made the 'wrong decision' //

03:17 [Voice of America] Mike O'Sullivan: Cosby Scandal Tarnishes His Reputation, Shakes Hollywood

03:23 [The Hindu - News] Radhakrishnan Kuttoor: A priest’s idea to tackle black money: e-rupee

03:23 [Reuters: politics] Washington governor pushes capital gains tax in face of budget gap

03:23 [Reuters: politics] With Cuba decision, Obama hands Hillary Clinton a gift

03:26 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: New European Union leader calls for ‘long-perspective’ approach to dealing with Russia

03:28 [CNN] Sources identify mystery man freed in U.S.-Cuba deal

03:29 [The Hindu - News] AP: 'The Interview' jeopardises overseas movie villains

03:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] Birds fled 'day before' US tornadoes

03:33 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Sony hacking a serious security issue: U.S.

03:33 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Jadavpur students may boycott Convocation

03:33 [NPR] Bill Chappell: Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law

03:33 [CNN] Lawsuit claims Bob Evans meatloaf killed parents

03:33 [CNN] Huge Los Angeles blaze was arson, fire officials say

03:33 [CNN] Former 'communist utopia' now in jeopardy

03:39 [The Hindu - News] K. S. Sudhi: Eat pokkali rice to conserve water birds, say birders

03:40 [Voice of America] VOA News: Panel to Advise Obama on Police-Community Relationships

03:43 [The Hindu - News] Anandan S. and Hiran Unnikrishnan: Of vested interests and a lost port

03:43 [The Hindu - News] K. A. Martin: Acreage under pokkali cultivation dips

03:46 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Cheap Oil: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

03:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Several 'high value' ISIS leaders killed by U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, officials say

03:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: WHO WAS INVOLVED? Iran, Russia or China could have worked with N.Korea

03:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FACING DEATH Owner's will says dog must be buried with her

03:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached

03:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Judge allows young immigrants to get driver's licenses

03:48 [Voice of America] VOA News: Review Points to Deep Problems Within Secret Service

03:49 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: When sky was not the limit

03:49 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Celebs make a beeline for Biennale

03:49 [The Hindu - News] K. V. Aditya Bharadwaj: Mehdi had multiple email accounts

03:53 [The Hindu - News] Iboyaima Laithangbam: Speed post delivered after 10 months!

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reuters: With Cuba Decision, Obama Hands Hillary Clinton A 2016 Gift

03:57 [CNN] 15 cool gifts for travelers

04:02 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Insurance scheme funds neurosurgeries

04:02 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Two-year study to identify threatened forest species

04:03 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: 2 Futures Can Explain Time’s Mysterious Past

04:03 [AL JAZEERA] Iraqi Kurds 'break siege of Mount Sinjar'

04:04 [The Hindu - News] S. R. Praveen: Ceylan, a master of character studies

04:04 [The Hindu - News] Evelyn Ratnakumar: More Corporation schools to have KG

04:04 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: ‘Closing of schools a hurdle for RTE Act’

04:04 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Satellite Captures Glowing Plants From Space

04:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Levine: Think The U.S. Congress Is Bad? Watch Kenyan Lawmakers Beat Each Other Up Over A Bad New Law

04:08 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Protesters arrested in front of Kushboo’s house

04:10 [Deutsche Welle] Kurds break mount Sinjar siege, free Yazidis

04:14 [The Hindu - News] Iboyaima Laithangbam: Imphal blast case solved

04:15 [CNN] Australian police: 'Major incident' in Cairns

04:15 [AL JAZEERA] Eight children stabbed dead in Australia

04:16 [zero hedge] Bruce Krasting: Fog of War

04:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Previewing 2015... And 2014, And 2013, And 2012, And 2011, And 2010

04:17 [Guardian] Bridie Jabour: Eight children stabbed to death in Cairns - rolling report

04:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Several 'high value' ISIS leaders killed by US airstrikes in Iraq, officials say

04:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FCC says Redskins name not offensive

04:20 [The Hindu - News] Annie Philip: European elements enhance the aesthetics

04:22 [Voice of America] Obama Faces Opposition on Cuba

04:24 [Voice of America] Carolyn Presutti: Obama Faces Opposition on Cuba

04:28 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Frenzied Chinese Stock Buyers Soak Up So Much Liquidity, Central Bank Forced To Intervene, Prevent Seizure

04:31 [AL JAZEERA] Eight children 'stabbed dead' in Australia

04:33 [CNN] Australia police: 8 children found dead in Cairns

04:34 [CNN] Australia police: Eight children found dead in Cairns

04:37 [Guardian] Bridie Jabour: Eight children stabbed to death in Cairns – rolling report

04:37 [Reuters] Dalai Lama's star waning in the West, China official says

04:42 [Reuters] As U.S. eases hostilities, Cuba faces new challenge

04:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 8 children killed in northern Australian city

04:47 [AL JAZEERA] Iraqi Kurds say siege of Mount Sinjar broken

04:49 [Telegraph] AP: Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

04:49 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: White House told: make fence 5ft taller to protect president

04:55 [The Hindu - News] AP: Eight children found dead in northern Australian city

04:55 [Deutsche Welle] Eight children killed in Australia mass stabbing

04:57 [Truthdig] Pentagon: 3 Major ISIS Leaders Killed in Iraq

05:02 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: One Little Survey Question Explains All of Politics

05:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Knowledge network project key to research: expert

05:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: KSRTC nets record profit from Pampa-Nilackal service

05:05 [The Hindu - News] S. Prasad, R. Sivaraman: Death of Puducherry sisters sparks violence

05:13 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: Eight children murdered in mass stabbing in Australia

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Muslim BJP member alleges ostracisation

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Muslim Youth League to launch ‘yatra’ against communalism

05:15 [The Hindu - News] AP: Parents yet to hear from spy freed after Cuba-US deal

05:16 [Voice of America] Reuters: Cubans Imagine New, More Prosperous Life Without an Old Foe

05:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: United States Of Newspeak – Obama Spins Executive Orders As "Presidential Memoranda" To Avoid Scrutiny

05:19 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Bandh tomorrow for govt. takeover of ashram

05:19 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Police hold trial run of hi-tech surveillance vehicle

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Prepaid counters to be opened

05:22 [The Hindu - News] R. Sivaraman: Protestors targer Ashram property

05:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Infant remains found in California storage unit

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Puducherry sisters death: political parties demand action

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Madrasa teacher held

05:26 [The Hindu - News] R. Sivaraman: Protestors target Ashram property

05:30 [The Hindu - News] Meera Srinivasan: Remand of 38 fishermen extended

05:30 [The Hindu - News] Sanjay Vijayakumar: No solution in sight to Foxconn stalemate

05:34 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: 30 pilgrims injured in Khammam road mishap

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Opposition disrupts proceedings again

05:36 [The Hindu - News] S. Anil Radhakrishnan: Rs.200 crore sought for light metro in Union budget

05:42 [AL JAZEERA] Eight children found slain in Australia home

05:44 [Voice of America] VOA News: India's Sonia Gandhi Hospitalized

05:46 [The Hindu - News] S. Prasad, R. Sivaraman: Death of Puducherry sisters sparks violence

05:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: WHO WAS INVOLVED? Iran, Russia or China could have worked with N.Korea

05:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: GREAT SUCCESS First surplus Humvee auction goes very well

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Audience poll yet to pick up

05:55 [CNN: Money] Avon bribed Chinese officials with Gucci bags //

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: 36 entries for short film fete

06:05 [AntiWar] Tom Engelhardt: The Senate Drone Report of 2019

06:05 [AntiWar] Justin Raimondo: Why Did They Torture?

06:05 [CNN: Money] Avon fined for bribing Chinese officials with Gucci bags //

06:07 [Guardian] Agence France-Presse: Apple under fire again for working conditions at Chinese factories

06:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kelly Chen: Obama Intends to Lift Several Restrictions Against Cuba on His Own

06:09 [Slate Magazine] Ken Jennings: Play the Slate News Quiz

06:09 [Fox News: politics] Catherine Herridge: Evidence in Sony hack attack suggests possible involvement by Iran, China or Russia, intel source says //

06:11 [The Hindu - News] Susanna myrtle lazarus: Keeping it simple

06:11 [Reuters: politics] Louisville lawmakers approve minimum wage hike

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Kritika Sharma Sebastian: A silent prayer for Peshawar victims

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Church organises procession to Nilackal

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Athira M.: A Christmas Carol

06:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Arson caused Los Angeles apartment blaze

06:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] RJ: Hillary's Choice: "Anti-Gridlock" or "Anti-Wall Street"?

06:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Hart: Carly Fiorina Hiring For Presidential Campaign

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Shubhomoy Sikdar: Demonstrators face acid test

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Anil Kumar Sastry: Railway Board to examine Mangaluru’s merger with Konkan Railway

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Jaideep Deo Bhanj: Sirocco’s story fetches her the Panda Award

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Rana Siddiqui Zaman: Fusion of contemporary and the ancient

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Nita Sathyendran: Happy Christmas memories

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Liza George: All decked up

06:23 [Reuters: politics] White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Ashok Kumar: Gurgaon hoax caller nabbed

06:27 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Lakhvi bail: India conveys “strong concerns” to Pak

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Sowmiya Ashok: Plans to revamp 181 helpline

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Alarm over disinsection in flights

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Akanksha Jain: NGT takes on railways, airlines

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Govind D. Belgaumkar: Rajasthani turban man hogs limelight

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Bindu Shajan Perappadan: Differently-abled couple fined for building toilet in Delhi

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Will Baobab make it big at Pilikula ?

06:31 [The Hindu - News] Mohammed Iqbal: ‘445 e-rickshaws impounded for plying illegally’

06:31 [The Hindu - News] PTI: AAP spending Rs.100 crore on campaign: BJP

06:31 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Lakhvi bail: India conveys ‘strong concerns’ to Pakistan

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Anil Kumar Sastry: MCC under fire at road safety meeting

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Five of family killed as truck rams into house in Odisha

06:38 [Slashdot] samzenpus: FBI Confirms Open Investigation Into Gamergate

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Raviprasad Kamila: Greater Mangalore project not sent to government : Sorake

06:42 [Voice of America] Ayaz Gul: Arab Bird Hunt in Pakistan Opens Political Rifts

06:44 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Education Department releases 'framework' for higher-ed rating system

06:44 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trial

06:48 [AL JAZEERA] US Secret Service review finds deep problems

06:49 [CNN] 11 new hotels we can't wait to check into in 2015

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh Prabhu: Three injured as school bus overturns

06:50 [Voice of America] Reuters: Eight Children Killed in Australia in Reported Mass Stabbing

06:52 [Telegraph] AFP: South Korea bans pro-North Korea party

06:54 [Guardian] Bridie Jabour and Oliver Milman: Eight children stabbed to death in Cairns – rolling report

06:57 [Fin24 News] | Putin: Russia will overcome 'perfect storm'

06:58 [Voice of America] VOA News: Pakistan Targets Militants After School Massacre

06:58 [The Hindu - News] M. Dinesh Varma: Loving tribute to spiritual emblem in Auroville

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: NLC’s gesture to natural disaster-hit States

07:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ed Mazza: Final 'Colbert Report' Ends With Stephen Colbert Becoming Immortal

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Two brothers end life in Karur after usurers takeover their house

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Crackdown on encroachments

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Common Law Admisson Test on May 10

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: AAI to build toilets in government girls schools

07:10 [The Hindu - News] G. Srinivasan: Women’s SHG members encouraged to take up poultry

07:13 [Reuters] Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Venkaiah inaugurates Sarita Vihar underpass

07:20 [The Hindu - News] Akanksha Jain: Venkaiah inaugurates Sarita Vihar underpass

07:26 [Guardian] Bridie Jabour and Oliver Milman: Cairns stabbing: Eight children found dead in home – rolling report

07:28 [AL JAZEERA] Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

07:29 [The Hindu - News] S. Sundar: Monument escapes by a whisker from granite sharks

07:30 [CNN] Hack North Korea back, says human rights group

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: “Beware of brokers and unauthorised agents”

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Shastry V. Mallady,: Anti-dengue drive: mosquito inspection at every house in Madurai

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Sexual harassment: 3 detained under Goondas Act

07:39 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Respect women at workplace: official

07:40 [Telegraph] Tony Brenton: Now's the time to shake hands with Vladimir Putin

07:40 [Telegraph] Agency: Charts and graphs: petrol prices plunge

07:40 [Telegraph] Stephen Bayley: People might get drunk less if they drank more

07:40 [Telegraph] Fraser Nelson: A 'cyber war' sounds fantastical, but it's real - and we're losing

07:40 [Telegraph] Nicola Harley: Mad Friday: How police and hospitals are preparing

07:40 [Telegraph] Joanna Trollope: Flexible and digitised, our libraries have a bright future

07:40 [Telegraph] Ben Farmer: Women 'in front-line combat roles by 2016'

07:40 [Telegraph] Graeme Paton: Universities 'admitting more students with low A-levels'

07:40 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: Gastrophysics: Oxford University's tips for a sensory Christmas dinner

07:40 [Telegraph] Harriet Alexander: Is Cuba ready for a new revolution?

07:40 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: How to make Christmas dinner taste better without changing the food

07:42 [Guardian] Associated Press in Islamabad: Pakistan says 59 militants killed in more attacks avenging school massacre

07:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: WHO WAS INVOLVED? Iran, Russia or China could have worked with N.Korea

07:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Several 'high value' ISIS leaders killed by US airstrikes in Iraq, officials say

07:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TRAGEDY DOWN UNDER Mass stabbing leaves 8 children dead in Australia

07:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Pakistan: 59 militants killed amid school massacre

07:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: STARNES: Catholic university suspends professor over anti-gay marriage controversy

07:51 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Jon Stewart and his pal ‘Gitmo’ mock Rubio and Cruz for complaints about relations with Cuba

07:51 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: WATCH: Stephen Colbert gets a send-off from a star-studded group — plus Santa and Abe Lincoln

07:51 [The Hindu - News] Suvojit Bagchi: Hearing negatives about Bengal, says U.S. expert

07:59 [The Independent] Cairns deaths: Eight children found dead at house in Australia

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Farmers accuse lawyer of swindling them of compensation amount

08:04 [The Hindu - News] R. Sairam: Health hub: Cosmetic lenses in vogue

08:04 [The Hindu - News] M. K. Ananth: Renovation work at Singanallur boathouse likely to be completed by December 29

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Gun goes off accidentally; sub-inspector suspended

08:04 [The Hindu - News] M. K. Ananth, M. Soundariya Preetha: Plum cakes are the icing on Christmas goodies

08:05 [Fox News: politics] US Appeals Court deems gun law unconstitutional //

08:05 [Deutsche Welle] South Korea court orders party with 'pro-North Korea' views be disbanded

08:06 [CNN] Pakistani military: Dozens of Taliban fighters killed

08:06 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Stephen Colbert addresses his legacy: ‘I’m gonna tell history what to say’

08:06 [Telegraph] Agencies: Pakistan kills 32 militants in ambush after school massacre

08:06 [Telegraph] Bill Gardner: Low petrol prices could cause Christmas chaos on the roads

08:08 [Guardian] Lucy Mangan: The Fall review – the whole thing buckled and imploded

08:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: US Appeals Court deems gun law unconstitutional

08:18 [Fin24 News] | Gulf braces for tough times over oil price plunge

08:21 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Sena wants Pakistan to go after Hafiz Saeed

08:23 [The Independent] Isis latest: Kurdish forces 'break' the siege of Mount Sinjar

08:25 [The Hindu - News] Bindu Shajan Perappadan: Sonia Gandhi recovering well

08:26 [AL JAZEERA] Pakistan to appeal bail for 'Mumbai plotter'

08:27 [The Hindu - News] K. Jeevan Chinnappa: State to constitute study team on sand extraction

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Musical tribute to Dr. C. Ashwath

08:27 [The Hindu - News] B. S. Satish Kumar: Speaker wants Finance Dept. to clear doctors’ pay hike plan in three days

08:31 [CNN] Australian police: Eight children found dead in Cairns

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: Council adjourned over issue of tainted ministers

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Balkhees Banu: BJP still politicising Tirthahalli issue

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh Prabhu: She is plucky about her coconuts

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Three expelled from Congress

08:31 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Lakhvi still under detention at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: BJP to continue fight against Ministers facing charges

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: Schoolchildren safety policy to be placed before Cabinet soon

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Sathish G. T.: Tension prevails in Hosagadde as woman attempts suicide

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Sathish G. T.: Three sentenced to life imprisonment

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Veerendra P. M.: Appaji seeks grants for modernising Mysore Paper Mills

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Veerendra P. M.: Government urged to set up Ayurveda college in Shivamogga

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Staff Correspondent: Paddy, millets procurement to begin on Dec. 22

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Staff Correspondent: Meeting held on pulse polio drive in Mandya

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: Affiliation granted to veterinary colleges in Hassan and Shivamogga

08:34 [Fox News: politics] Panel finds Secret Service leadership lacking //

08:36 [Raw Story] Raj Raghunathan, AlterNet: How to effectively deal with toxic, highly-negative people

08:40 [Guardian] Patrick Keneally: Weekly news quiz: Egyptian pharoah statue restored, protests in Ireland and an intelligent Dutch bicycle

08:44 [Fin24 News] | Oil dive means rough ride for Gulf states

08:44 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: South Korea: Ban on political party another sign of shrinking space for freedom of expression

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Amarnath Tewary: Confusion prevails over ‘conversion’ in Bhagalpur

08:50 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: Ways to Make Your Website More Environmentally Friendly //

08:50 [Guardian] Sean Michaels: Liberace to tour world as hologram

08:53 [CNN] Cambodia orders probe into suspected HIV outbreak

08:56 [Telegraph] Danny Boyle: George Clooney poses for Downton Abbey selfie

08:56 [Guardian] morning: Australia v India: second Test, day three – as it happened

09:01 [Guardian] Julia Kollewe: Santa rally fuelled by better Japanese outlook – business live

09:06 [Voice of America] VOA News: Pakistan to Appeal Bail for Mumbai Attacker

09:11 [The Independent] Women could join British infantry for the first time – as MoD admits they may have a killer instinct after all

09:12 [The Hindu - News] AP: 67 militants killed in Pakistan raids after Peshawar school massacre

09:12 [Fin24 News] | Big Chinese opportunity for W Cape winery

09:16 [Voice of America] VOA News: US, Kurds Make Gains Against Islamic State Group

09:19 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Review: The BlackBerry Classic Is One of the Best Phones of 2009

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'STARVED FOR LEADERSHIP': Panel finds Secret Service lacking direction

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FOX NEWS POLL Two-thirds say the government is broken

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Iran, Russia or China could have worked with North Korea - Sony's surrender will strengthen hackers, experts say - Could hack attack and fallout sink Sony Pictures? - OPINION: When lack of principle meets personal cowardice

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Several 'high value' ISIS leaders killed, officials say - One ISIS thug suspected of killing 150 girls, women

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Police seek gunman after Texas meteorologist shot - VIDEO: Weatherman shot at least 3 times

09:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Pakistan: 67 militants killed amid school massacre

09:20 [Deutsche Welle] Militants killed by Pakistan's military in wake of school massacre

09:20 [Reuters] U.S. backed talks with ISIS over American hostage: newspaper

09:20 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Cairns stabbings: Eight children found dead at house in Queensland, Australia

09:24 [Financial Times] S Korea orders break-up of leftwing party

09:29 [Guardian] Press Association: Women could get combat roles in British army by 2016

09:32 [The Hindu - News] BHUMIKA K.: Tripping over Timbuktoo

09:35 [The Independent] George Clooney launches petition for creative freedom, and condemns Sony for bowing to terrorism by axing The Interview

09:36 [The Hindu - News] Sruthisagar Yamunan : Gangai Amaran to join BJP

09:39 [Guardian] Paul Doyle and Conrad Leach: Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

09:39 [Guardian] Press Association: Salmond hints at SNP backing for minority Labour government

09:40 [Voice of America] VOA News: Japanese Scientist Resigns in Stem Cell Scandal

09:40 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Bank branch manager commits suicide

09:40 [The Hindu - News] Afshan Yasmeen: Another ‘live’ heart on its way to Chennai

09:42 [Fin24 News] | Apple supplier workers treated poorly - report

09:42 [Telegraph] Mike Fern: North Korea threatens to behead refugee unless he returns home

09:42 [Telegraph] Ben Riley-Smith: Alex Salmond: SNP MPs could start voting on English-only laws to put Ed Miliband in Number 10

09:42 [Telegraph] Agency: Nick Hewer announces he is leaving The Apprentice

09:42 [Telegraph] Bill Gardner: Mad Friday 2014: live

09:42 [Telegraph] Agencies: The Interview hack scandal could spell end to foreign movie villains

09:45 [Guardian] Joshua Robertson: Eight children stabbed to death in Cairns

09:45 [Guardian] Press Association: Steve Smith’s captain’s innings gives Australia the edge against India

09:54 [Voice of America] VOA News: UN Condemns North Korean Human Rights Situation

09:55 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan to appeal bail for main Mumbai attacks suspect

10:00 [The Independent] Proof that Russell Brand's revolution may actually be working

10:00 [The Independent] A plus-sized woman asked Photoshop experts around the world to 'fix her', you won't BELIEVE how terrible their Photoshop skills are

10:07 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: George Clooney in Downton Abbey and other unlikely TV cameos, in pictures

10:07 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: Tony Blair gets sweaty over Wendi Deng question

10:07 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: 2014 in synonyms – return of the popular language-based quiz

10:08 [AL JAZEERA] Kenya passes divisive 'anti-terror' law

10:09 [NPR] Claudio Sanchez: The Administration's College Ratings: How It Looks On Campus

10:09 [The Hindu - News] R. Ravikanth Reddy : BITS Hyderabad to accept foreign students

10:14 [NPR] NPR Staff: The Eye-Opening Saga Of Walter And Margaret Keane, Now On Screen

10:14 [NPR] Christopher Joyce: 7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

10:14 [NPR] Aarti Shahani: For An Island Trapped In The '50s, An Instant Digital Revolution

10:15 [Deutsche Welle] CIA report reveals setbacks in "high value" targeted assassinations

10:15 [CNN] 'Miracle' club Eibar a blueprint for soccer's future?

10:15 [CNN] Hong Kong tycoon, ex-official found guilty

10:16 [Fin24 News] | Rand consolidates post Fed gains

10:18 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Pages of file pertaining to Vadra-DLF deal missing: Khemka

10:20 [CNN] The Citizen Lab: Malware attack on ISIS opposition

10:22 [The Hindu - News] T. T. NARENDRAN: Too predictable

10:24 [Fox News] Fox News Online: PETITION PUNTED FCC determines 'Redskins' team name not offensive

10:24 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Woman arrested in Southern California crash that killed 3

10:24 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Dog faces death after owner's will states that he be euthanized, buried with her - Dog saves man from burning home

10:24 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge

10:25 [The Independent] Stephen Colbert finale: 'Folks, if this is your first time tuning into the Colbert Report, I have some terrible news'

10:25 [The Independent] Isis supporters 'offering cash to British girls as young as 14 to become jihadi brides in Syria'

10:25 [The Independent] Instagram’s spam account purge leaves accounts shedding millions of followers

10:28 [Fin24 News] | Brent crude steady below $60 a barrel

10:28 [Fin24 News] | Rand consolidates post-Fed gains

10:33 [Telegraph] James Kirkup: The Green Party is Ukip for young people

10:33 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: EU needs long-term Russia strategy, Donald Tusk states

10:33 [Telegraph] Danny Boyle: Profumo affair's Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70

10:33 [Telegraph] Tom Brooks Pollock: How to survive Mad Friday in 10 easy steps

10:33 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: The Interview review: 'it is a film that deserves to be seen'

10:33 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: World's deepest fish found in Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench

10:35 [CNN] Pakistani army: Dozens of militants killed

10:38 [Fox News: politics] GAO report finds US unprepared for catastrophic disaster //

10:39 [BBC: Education] Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan

10:39 [Guardian] Matthew Weaver: Women could get combat roles in British army by 2016

10:39 [Guardian] Shazia Mirza: The world is waking up to the brilliance of Birmingham

10:39 [Slate Magazine] Corrections

10:40 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Pranab Mukherjee discharged from hospital

10:40 [The Hindu - News] M. V. Subramanyam: Court orders to halt blasting operations in Kadapa plant of Dalmia cements

10:41 [Fin24 News] | Nando's stole my intellectual property - artist

10:43 [Guardian] Ben Beaumont-Thomas: 'Nobody stood up': George Clooney attacks press and Hollywood over Sony hack fallout

10:45 [Deutsche Welle] Behind the scenes - Carl Nasman on #headabovewater

10:46 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Japanese scientist resigns over stem cell scandal

10:46 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak skeptical about smartwatches and Google Glass

10:49 [Guardian] Press Association: Mandy Rice-Davies, Profumo affair model, dies aged 70

10:50 [The Independent] Sydney siege: Muslim funeral directors tell authorities to dump Man Haron Monis' body 'in the s***house'

10:50 [The Independent] Tony Blair loses cool after Economist grills him on alleged Wendi Deng affair

10:50 [The Independent] London pub's offer to feed the homeless Christmas dinner goes viral

10:50 [The Independent] Amir Khan donates £30,000 shorts to Peshawar army school to raise money for victims of Taliban shooting

10:50 [The Independent] Fight breaks out mid-flight over crying baby on board causing pilot to threaten emergency landing

10:50 [Deutsche Welle] Dortmund take on Bremen in Bundesliga's pre-Christmas climax

10:51 [Fox News] Fox News Online: GAO report finds US unprepared for catastrophic disaster

10:53 [The Hindu - News] B. Chandrashekhar: Telangana Cabinet ratifies govt. decisions

10:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: The Glass Ceiling and Gwyneth Paltrow's Legs

10:57 [BBC: Education] Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: No need for anti-conversion bill in Goa

10:57 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 'Pages of file pertaining to Vadra-DLF deal missing'

10:59 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Birds 'can sense a coming storm and flee'

10:59 [Telegraph] Emily Gosden: Households to pay new £11 energy bill levy to keep the lights on

10:59 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Pictures of the day: 19 December 2014

11:00 [Deutsche Welle] Behind the scenes - Carl Nasman on #headabovewater

11:00 [Deutsche Welle] Consumer confidence rising in Germany

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Suresh Krishnamoorthy: Halt commercialisation of education: Narasimhan

11:03 [The Hindu - News] Vishwa Kundapura: State-level trekking camp from Saturday

11:03 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Panneerselvam urges Modi to allay GST fears

11:05 [CNN] Pakistan to appeal bail for Mumbai attacks suspect

11:05 [Guardian] Kit Buchan: Families in literature: The Chance and Hazard twins in Wise Children by Angela Carter

11:06 [Fox News: politics] Howard Kurtz: Kurtz on Special Report: Did Sony Cave on Free Speech? //

11:06 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Climate change leads to more run-ins with polar bears

11:06 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: BBC investigation accuses Apple suppliers of treating Chinese workers poorly

11:06 [Raw Story] Moyers & Company: Will musicians answer Questlove’s call to fight police violence with music?

11:07 [The Hindu - News] Anil Kumar Sastry: 10-day Karavali Utrava from Dec 23

11:07 [The Hindu - News] Suresh Krishnamoorthy: Halt commercialisation of education: Narasimhan

11:07 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Lakhvi booked again; to remain in jail

11:09 [CNN: Crime] LA blaze was arson, officials say //

11:09 [CNN: Crime] Suspects in 'Slenderman' attack are competent to stand trial //

11:09 [CNN: Crime] Woman dies, wants dog to die too //

11:09 [CNN: Crime] Bodies of 8 children found at Australian home //

11:10 [Voice of America] Steve Herman: 110 Test Positive for HIV in Cambodian Village

11:13 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Pak, China violated Indian airspace 16 times in 2014

11:14 [The Independent] Mandy Rice-Davies dead: Leading Profumo affair figure and model dies aged 70

11:14 [The Independent] Unilever drops Just Mayo lawsuit after labelling dispute

11:14 [NPR] Chris Arnold: When A Hospital Bill Becomes A Decade-Long Pay Cut

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Hong Kong tycoon, former senior official convicted of corruption

11:15 [Guardian] Press Association: Kevin Pietersen tells England selectors his ‘phone is on’ ahead of World Cup

11:15 [Guardian] Terry Macalister: UK energy auction boosts coal and nuclear power generation

11:23 [Fin24 News] | Possible SA spy satellite blasts off - DA

11:23 [Telegraph] Ben Riley-Smith: Nigel Farage defends use of word 'chinky'

11:24 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: High Court

11:24 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent : CJI urges law students to be alive to change

11:26 [Financial Times] Hong Kong tycoon found guilty of bribery

11:26 [Raw Story] Medical Daily: National Geographic was wrong — our ‘mixed race future’ is already here: study

11:27 [CNN: Money] Avon fined for Gucci bag bribes //

11:27 [Guardian] Royal Statistical Society: Try the Royal Statistical Society Christmas quiz

11:30 [CNN] Man crashes car into political party HQ in Spain

11:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] 7ft marine reptile fossil beach find

11:33 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Kepler Makes First Exoplanet Discovery After Mission Reboot

11:34 [The Hindu - News] AP: Sri Lanka elections: Sirisena pledges war crime inquiry

11:35 [Deutsche Welle] The internet: Threat or defender of the faith?

11:38 [The Independent] Could Ibuprofen be key to anti-ageing? Study finds painkiller extends life of flies and worms by equivalent of 12 human years

11:38 [The Independent] Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'c****' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'

11:38 [The Independent] Virna Lisi dead: Italian actress dies, aged 78

11:38 [The Independent] Google is now worth more than the whole Russian stock market

11:38 [The Independent] Video: Brazen woman drives home despite having wheel clamp attached to back wheel

11:41 [CNN] UK military: Women could soon take close combat roles

11:41 [Guardian] Aisha Gani: 2014 in politics: from the Ukip Calypso to Gove in the garden

11:42 [CNN: Money] Stocks: 4 things to know before the open //

11:42 [The Hindu - News] S. Murali: Fire in Ongole dairy causes loss worth Rs. 2 crore

11:42 [The Hindu - News] Nagesh Prabhu: BJP Yuva Morcha to lauch ‘padayatra’ from today

11:44 [CNN: Money] 4 things to know before the open //

11:44 [CNN: Money] Anger over Sony's decision //

11:44 [CNN: Money] These 20 antique guns are up for auction //

11:45 [CNN: Technology] Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?

11:46 [Raw Story] Newsweek: Why the NYPD is canceling most of its ‘open bar’ holiday parties this year

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Surprisingly unhealthy drinks

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Life on Ebola’s front lines

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Hotels where animals roam free

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Olivia: Travolta a no-show

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Aldean ready to wed Kerr

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Woman arrested in Southern California crash that left 3 dead

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FOX NEWS POLL: Two-thirds say the gov't is broken - 80 percent disapprove of Congress, majority supports Keystone

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: PANEL CHIDES AGENCY Investigation finds Secret Service leadership lacking

11:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: North Korea not 'sole entity' in Sony cyberattack, intel source says

11:47 [Telegraph] Edward Malnick: Abu Qatada 'involved in secret Isil negotiations to free Peter Kassig'

11:47 [Telegraph] Mark Field: Conservatives should cheer Jean-Claude Juncker's European Commission

11:47 [Telegraph] Agency: NHS and ambulance staff to strike

11:48 [Guardian] Jack Stilgoe: Against Excellence

11:48 [CNN: Money] Russian crisis kills big German gas deal //

11:48 [CNN: Money] Western brands with most to lose in Russia //

11:48 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: PM has given pain, he must give medicine: Azad

11:51 [Raw Story] Newsweek: What we know about ‘The Interview’ — the movie hackers don’t want you to see

11:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ed Mazza: Jon Stewart Takes On North Korea Over Sony Hack

11:52 [Voice of America] Hilary Heuler: Kenya Targets Dogs in Ambitious Plan to Eradicate Rabies

11:53 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 8.75% interest on PF for 2014-15

11:58 [Reuters: politics] U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

11:58 [Guardian] Jon Boone in Islamabad: Pakistan to challenge bail granted to alleged leader of 2008 Mumbai attacks

11:59 [BBC: Entertainment] School of Rock show set for Broadway

12:00 [CNN] Obama and Putin: From frosty to frozen

12:00 [AL JAZEERA] Pakistan army 'kills dozens' of fighters

12:00 [Deutsche Welle] German holiday resorts miss Russian tourists

12:02 [BBC: Science & Environment] 3D printer makes tool in space

12:02 [The Independent] FBI 'backed secret talks' between Abu Qatada and jihadi cleric with Isis to free Abdul-Rahman Peter Kassig

12:02 [The Independent] Sony’s PlayStation 4 supplies running low as Christmas approaches

12:02 [The Independent] Tracey Ullman interview: 'I was a one-hit wonder in 1984 and I’m still here'

12:03 [The Hindu - News] PTI: GST Bill to be taken up in next Parliament session: Jaitley

12:04 [Guardian] Angela Monaghan: UK government borrowing lower than expected in November

12:04 [Guardian] Henry Nicholls: Zoology Notes 001: vampire bats can run

12:04 [Foreign Policy in Focus] John Feffer: Hungary Is the Second Leading Country in the EU for “Irregular Border Crossings”

12:06 [Raw Story] Reuters: Environmental groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

12:06 [Raw Story] Reuters: Colorado 14-year-old sentenced to 10 years for his dad’s murder

12:06 [Raw Story] Reuters: Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio to disband unit that targeted immigrants workers in raids

12:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: U.S. Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack Or Large-Scale Natural Catastrophe GAO Says

12:10 [Guardian] Julie Bindel: The Christmas I was 16 and fell in love with a woman for the first time

12:10 [Guardian] Oliver Wainwright: Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations

12:11 [Telegraph] Agency: A&E winter crisis: Record number of patients waiting more than four hours

12:11 [Telegraph] Ben Riley-Smith: Russell Brand read his best Question Time lines of a cue card, Nigel Farage claims

12:11 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: Earth shimmers at Christmas as billions of fairy lights become visible from space

12:11 [Telegraph] Agency: Taxi driver banned for secretly reviewing his passengers

12:11 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Spain conservative party's HQ targeted in car attack

12:11 [Telegraph] Agency: Michelle Mone congratulates ex-husband on engagement to former employee

12:11 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: George Clooney: Hollywood must push for release of The Interview

12:11 [Telegraph] AP: Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

12:11 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: Stonehenge discovery could rewrite British pre-history

12:13 [CNN: Politics] Obama and Putin: From frosty to frozen

12:13 [Mother Jones] Sam Brodey: 8 Weird Things You Can Buy for the Republican or Democrat In Your Life This Holiday Season /files/brooch_0.jpg

12:13 [Mother Jones] Sam Brodey: The Pope Just Helped the US and Cuba Make Up. What International Conflict Will He Fix Next?

12:13 [Mother Jones] Erika Eichelberger: The Spending Bill Contains Anti-Abortion Measures. Here's Why Planned Parenthood Supported It Anyway.

12:13 [Mother Jones] Inae Oh and Ben Dreyfuss: 10 Movies About Freedom of Expression Hollywood Should Rewatch ASAP /files/giphy.gif

12:13 [Mother Jones] Julia Lurie: How Much More Rain Does California Need to End the Drought? /files/12-16-drought-comparison-2.0.gif

12:14 [Reuters] Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed despite truce: Kiev military

12:14 [Guardian] Press Association: Stonehenge road tunnel could wreck archaeological site, warn experts

12:14 [Guardian] Julia Kollewe: Santa rally runs out of steam after earlier gains– business live

12:15 [The Hindu - News] MADHUR TANKHA: During the break…

12:15 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Taekwondo coach arrested on rape charge in Odisha

12:16 [AL JAZEERA] Pakistan army 'kills dozens of Taliban'

12:18 [Mother Jones] Ian Gordon: Inside Obama's Family Deportation Mill /files/images/motherjones_mininav/migrants_225.jpg

12:18 [BBC: Entertainment] What is The Interview really like?

12:19 [Reuters] China arrests American Christian aid worker near North Korean border

12:21 [Raw Story] Newsweek: South Korea bans ‘pro-North Korea’ political party

12:23 [The Hindu - News] DEEPA GUPTA: Song from the heart

12:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: GUN LAW OVERTURNED US court deems firearm rule unconstitutional

12:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Indonesia volcano erupts leaving 4 injured

12:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Panel finds Secret Service leadership lacking

12:24 [CNN] 5 burning questions for Obama

12:24 [CNN: Money] Brands with the most to lose in Russia //

12:25 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Bihar panchayat bans jeans, mobiles for girls

12:26 [Guardian] Press Association: Taxi driver Martin Bell gets life sentence for Gemma Simpson murder

12:28 [CNN: Politics] 5 burning questions for Obama

12:28 [The Independent] #2014In5Words: Thousands tweet reflections as hashtag goes global

12:28 [The Independent] Bez from Happy Mondays calls for Russell Brand to join his Reality Party: 'He speaks the language of the people'

12:28 [The Independent] Anthony Crolla: Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of fracturing boxer's scull with concrete slab

12:28 [The Independent] White Christmas: Will it snow where you live on Christmas Day?

12:28 [The Independent] Police drops investigation into Serco's prisoner transport contract

12:28 [The Independent] Off-duty police officer killed in Liverpool

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Shiv Sahay Singh: India-Bangladesh river development plan needed: experts

12:30 [Deutsche Welle] Controversial human Body Worlds museum to open in Berlin

12:31 [Raw Story] Pro Publica: From the emergency room to the courtroom: How nonprofit hospitals are seizing patients’ wages

12:33 [BBC: Technology] Millions deleted in Instagram purge

12:33 [BBC: Entertainment] SXSW sued by crash victims' families

12:34 [CNN: Politics] Obama and Putin: Frosty to frozen

12:35 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Colorado Sued By Neighboring States Over Legal Pot

12:36 [The Hindu - News] One for the believer

12:36 [Guardian] Emma Howard: Readers raise £175,000 for Guardian Christmas appeal in first three weeks

12:36 [Guardian] Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw, Catherine Shoard, Richard Sprenger, Henry Barnes and Andrea Salvatici: Unbroken, Night at the Museum 3, Exodus and Annie: film reviews – video

12:36 [Guardian] Janette Owen: Viral video chart: Game of Thrones season five mystery, Serial signs off and Mariah Carey rattles the rafters

12:36 [CNN] 'Serb and volley': Serbia's rise to tennis powerhouse

12:38 [Mother Jones] Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley: How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry /files/Kathleen_Mary_Drew-Baker630.jpg

12:38 [Mother Jones] Bryan Schatz: Is Protecting Gun Rights Really a Growing Priority for Americans? /files/images/motherjones_mininav/guns-mini-nav220_0.jpg

12:40 [The Hindu - News] Anuj Kumar: One for the believer

12:41 [Raw Story] New Jersey principal reassigned after putting up ‘Dicember 2014′ sign for a

12:44 [The Hindu - News] Chef's corner: in good company

12:44 [BBC: Health] Painkillers 'cut skin cancer risk'

12:44 [BBC: Health] Brain's 'internal compass' found

12:44 [CNN] The architects quietly transforming L.A.'s landscape

12:45 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: Record number of UN member states back call for global end to executions

12:45 [CNN] Four simple steps to beating the holiday blues

12:46 [Guardian] Press Association: Hospitals in England admitting record number of emergency patients

12:46 [Guardian] Press Association: Police in Manchester arrest teenager over brutal attack on Anthony Crolla

12:46 [Guardian] Tshepo Mokoena: Ben Stiller: five best moments

12:47 [CNN: Money] 10 tech products that died in 2014 //

12:47 [CNN] Gruesome find: Small bodies in abandoned storage unit

12:48 [AL JAZEERA] Kenya president signs tough 'anti-terror' law

12:49 [Fin24 News] | Sony hack a 'practice run'

12:50 [The Hindu - News] RAHUL VERMA: Food spot: soaked in flavours

12:52 [Guardian] Eric Hilaire: The week in wildlife - in pictures

12:52 [Guardian] Michael Billington: The Shoemaker’s Holiday review – cobblers drama gets a first-rate revival

12:52 [CNN] 'Foxcatcher': The crazy du Pont next door

12:52 [CNN] Government hacks and security breaches skyrocket

12:55 [The Independent] Miss World axes swimsuit competition: 'It does nothing for women'

12:55 [Deutsche Welle] Hendricks: Poorer countries must do more to combat CO2 emissions

12:55 [Deutsche Welle] From 'Look East' to 'Act East' – India shifts focus

12:56 [The Hindu - News] ZIYA US SALAM: Leap of faith, twice over

12:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] ZIYA US SALAM: Leap of faith, twice over

12:58 [Mother Jones] Jenna McLaughlin: Could Bacteria Help Convict Rapists?

12:58 [Guardian] John Domokos: Trigger point: Christmas and new year with PTSD – video

12:59 [Disinformation] majestic: Kim Jong-Un’s Head Exploding Scene – Video From The Interview

12:59 [CNN: Politics] Debating Obama's secret diplomacy

12:59 [CNN: Politics] Government hacks and security breaches skyrocket

13:00 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "It's A Huge Crisis" - The UK Oil Industry Is "Close To Collapse"

13:01 [Telegraph] Ben Riley-Smith: Boris Johnson on EU fat ruling: 'utterly ridiculous' and insulting to the disabled

13:01 [Telegraph] Agency: Second arrest over multi-million fraud probe at Duncan Bannatyne's business empire

13:01 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Pope Benedict helped free American from Cuba

13:02 [The Hindu - News] B. S. Satish Kumar: Tenure of implementation of Nanjundappa committee recommendation to be extended

13:03 [CNN: Money] Beyond Russia: 2015's political hot spots //

13:04 [The Hindu - News] Shubhomoy Sikdar: Conflict of interest: AAP questions Prasad, Tewari stand

13:05 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Sula hears Christmas for first time

13:06 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: Dog shoots Wyoming man, who could lose his arm after freak accident

13:06 [The Hindu - News] NANDITA ADITYAN: Between a fan and a friend

13:07 [Voice of America] Moki Edwin Kindzeka: Cameroon Army Kills 116 Suspected Boko Haram Militants

13:07 [Fin24 News] | ConCourt rules on insolvency appeal

13:09 [NPR] Marilyn Geewax: 3 Business Best-Sellers Show Inequality Is Now The Hot Topic

13:09 [NPR] Anya Kamenetz: Details On The Administration's New College Ratings System

13:09 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: What's Next For Cuba? The Headlines That Tell The Story

13:09 [Fox News: politics] Bill Gertz: Intel report: North Korea planned attacks on US nuclear plants //

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Kolkata Bureau: Saradha scam: Mitra sent to judicial custody

13:10 [Deutsche Welle] Ban Ki-moon travels to west Africa to assess Ebola crisis

13:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] Shirley Li: Could a Computer Think Up as Many Unique Snowflakes as Nature?

13:11 [CNN] Washingtonians bid farewell to Colbert

13:13 [Reuters] Lawyers for two friends of accused Boston bombers due in court

13:16 [CNN: Politics] Colbert says farewell with a little help from Washington

13:18 [Reuters] Pakistani military says it kills 32 militants in ambush

13:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: GUN LAW OVERTURNED: US court deems firearm rule unconstitutional

13:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: WHO WAS INVOLVED? Iran, Russia or China could have worked with N. Korea

13:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: GUNMAN AT-LARGE Sketch of suspect released in weatherman shooting

13:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FCC says Redskins name not offensive

13:19 [The Independent] Ukip MEP Janice Atkinson, who attacked 'feckless' welfare families, owes £2,000 in missed child support payments

13:19 [The Independent] Sony Hack: Benedict Cumberbatch calls cyber attacks ‘worrying’ and ‘tragic’

13:19 [The Independent] Piers Morgan on Sony cancelling The Interview: 'Shameful epidemic of cowardice in Hollywood'

13:19 [The Independent] Banking misdeeds help cut Britain’s public finance deficit

13:19 [The Independent] Profumo sex scandal: Who was Mandy Rice-Davis – and what was the affair all about?

13:20 [Reuters: politics] In North Dakota, countdown looms for $5.3 billion oil tax break

13:20 [Reuters: politics] Guardian of New Hampshire's presidential primary ready for another round

13:23 [The Hindu - News] Anuj Kumar: PK: One for the believer

13:26 [CNN: Politics] Colbert says farewell

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Vijaykumar Patil: Seers demand comprehensive development of north Karnataka

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Raghava M.: Cruise along Gurupura river this month-end

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh Prabhu: Crack in earth at Manchikere makes people anxious

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: IEI award for HAL

13:27 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: CCTV: Men steal luggage from trains

13:27 [Telegraph] Henry Samuel: France launches campaign against British 'plot' to 'dethrone' it as world's food capital

13:27 [Telegraph] Ben Riley-Smith: Nigel Farage defends use of word 'Chinky'

13:27 [Telegraph] Telegraph Men: Can this intelligent bike really save you from crashing?

13:27 [Telegraph] Agency: Pensioner Betty Williams unveiled as mystery host of Christmas lunch for lonely strangers

13:27 [Telegraph] Rhiannon Williams: Read: Apple's letter to UK staff over Chinese factory conditions

13:27 [Telegraph] Agency: Caught on CCTV: police release images of men who made off with £700 of elderly couple's Christmas money

13:27 [CNN] One question you should ask in every job interview

13:28 [Fox News: politics] Adam Kredo: Administration stalling release of report on US covert action in Iran, over nuke talk concerns //

13:30 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Futures Continue Rising As Illiquid Market Anticipates More Volatility In Today's Quad-Witching

13:30 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Russia Busts "Gold-Selling" Rumors, Reports It Bought Another 600,000 Ounces Taking Gold Holdings To New Record High

13:30 [Guardian] Daffydd Bynon, Jonny Weeks, Steven Bloor & Jim Powell: 50 of our favourite sport photos from 2014 – in pictures

13:30 [Guardian] Suzanne Moore: Heroes of 2014: Hilary Mantel

13:30 [Guardian] Jacob Steinberg: West Ham’s Carl Jenkinson: sitting on Arsenal bench was driving me up the wall

13:30 [Guardian] AFP: South Korea cancels illuminated Christmas tree near border with North

13:31 [Deutsche Welle] Amazon reputation tarnished amid labor disputes

13:31 [BBC: Health] Stem cell scandal scientist resigns

13:31 [The Hindu - News] B. S. Satish Kumar: Come what may, the State has to remain unified: CM

13:31 [The Hindu - News] IANS: No State will lose a rupee of revenue, Jaitley on GST

13:34 [CNN] 5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015

13:35 [CBC: politics] CBC News: 3 species of bats listed as endangered

13:35 [CBC: politics] Kathleen Petty: What could Wildrose's Danielle Smith possibly have been thinking?

13:36 [Guardian] Julia Kollewe and Nick Fletcher: Santa rally runs out of steam after earlier gains– business live

13:37 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft takes on tech scammers

13:37 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 213 cases of service tax evasion against BCCI, IPL

13:40 [CNN] Parents: Stop lying to your kids about Santa

13:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Most New Yorkers Disagree With Eric Garner Decision

13:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: How The NRA Lost Its Battle To Defeat Vivek Murthy As Obama's Surgeon General

13:41 [BBC: Science & Environment] Stem cell scandal scientist resigns

13:44 [Reuters] Turkey keeps media executive in custody on terrorism charge

13:45 [CNN] Fantasy Flight: Sick kids see Santa at North Pole

13:45 [The Independent] Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seen in public for first time since 2013

13:45 [The Independent] China censors letter from boy who told President to lose weight and 'look like Putin'

13:45 [The Hindu - News] S. RAVI: Shining bright

13:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: THINK SONY WAS BAD? Intel docs reveal N. Korea plan to hit US nuke plants

13:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Authorities hope Obama's US-Cuba thaw leads fugitive cop killer, others to justice

13:50 [Guardian] Libby Brooks, Scotland reporter: BBC Radio Scotland to put politics at its core after independence referendum

13:50 [Guardian] Phillip Inman, economics correspondent: Early Christmas shopping pushes retail sales growth to 1988 levels

13:51 [The Hindu - News] Atul Aneja: China sets stage for Silk Road extension into South East Asia

13:53 [Telegraph] Agency: Prime Minister's former aide denies child porn charges

13:53 [Telegraph] Nick Squires: Franciscan order of monks investigation finds millions of euros missing

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Swati Daftuar: I know what you read this year

13:55 [The Hindu - News] K. Jeevan Chinnappa: Congress did not hanker after publicity: Siddaramaiah

13:55 [The Hindu - News] ANUJ KUMAR: The game changer

13:55 [The Hindu - News] SWATI DAFTUAR: High on the Hindi list

13:56 [CNN] Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.

13:56 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: Mass. official delivers Hanukkah jaw-dropper: ‘Jesus is the reason for the season’

13:56 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: White planet: Marc Quinn's Christmas snow globe

13:59 [CNN] FIFA to publish Michael Garcia report -- with redactions

13:59 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Frontrunning: December 19

13:59 [CNN: Money] BlackBerry ending year on sour note //

14:02 [Guardian] Joshua Robertson: Eight children from same family stabbed to death in Cairns

14:02 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: My stepchildren are demanding we divorce or give them our house

14:05 [Voice of America] Reuters: China Arrests American Aid Worker Near North Korean Border

14:06 [CNN] Nigeria: Why outrage alone will not #BringBackOurGirls

14:06 [The Hindu - News] NEETI SARKAR: It is 25 years, d’oh!

14:07 [Voice of America] Reuters: UN Chief, Visiting Ebola Countries, Urges Respect for Health Rules

14:08 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Surat partners with Microsoft

14:08 [The Hindu - News] Vandana Shiva,Maya Goburdhun: Desi superfoods: the amazing amla

14:08 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Govt issues guidelines on dealing with terror attack on schools

14:08 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Foxcatcher': The story behind Carell's role

14:08 [CNN: Entertainment] Meet the new Spider-Woman

14:08 [CNN: Entertainment] Funny or Die takes on 'Serial'

14:08 [CNN: Entertainment] 'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

14:10 [The Independent] Sky in fresh setback over Premier League rights after Ofcom scrutinises market share

14:10 [The Independent] Women on British infantry front line would be a 'politically-correct mistake', military figures say

14:11 [Deutsche Welle] FIFA to release Garcia corruption report

14:12 [Reuters] Russia invites North Korean leader to Moscow for May visit

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Sia Krishna: Dinner in 20 minutes: Chaat with mom

14:15 [High Country News] Cities look to farms for help in Colorado River drought //

14:15 [High Country News] Conflicting forecasts for natural gas //

14:15 [High Country News] Aquifer recharging can help stanch drought //

14:15 [High Country News] Drilling the Arctic comes with a 75 percent chance of a large oil spill //

14:15 [High Country News] For public lands, massive protections in defense bill //

14:15 [High Country News] Vigiling with Dad //

14:15 [High Country News] Killings by cops are much more common in Western states //

14:15 [High Country News] Enough is enough at the Glen Canyon Recreation Area //

14:15 [High Country News] The Latest: EPA released final cleanup order for Duwamish River //

14:15 [High Country News] What I learned from 30 years with the Forest Service //

14:15 [High Country News] How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates //

14:15 [High Country News] The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau //

14:15 [High Country News] A progress report on the Colorado River pulse //

14:15 [High Country News] When Christmas was all about hard times and a little frolicking //

14:15 [High Country News] Remembering an environmental science pioneer //

14:16 [Fin24 News] | Infographic: Data losses cost SA over R3bn

14:17 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Howard Marks On "The Lessons Of Oil"

14:18 [CNN: Entertainment] Stephen Colbert signs off with a song

14:18 [Telegraph] Rohan Banerjee: Nigel Farage says lots of Britons would use racist words. Is he right?

14:18 [CNN] Stephen Colbert signs off 'Colbert Report' with a song

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Omar Rashid: Hindu Mahasabha to release Godse film on Jan. 30

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Hushmoin K. Patell: Chef toque: ‘Chefs never make mistakes’

14:18 [Mother Jones] Inae Oh: Watch Stephen Colbert and Friends End Final Episode with an Epic Sing-Along

14:19 [Guardian] Lisa O'Carroll and agencies: Ebola kills Sierra Leone's most senior doctor

14:19 [Guardian] Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images: Saffron picking in Afganistan – in pictures

14:19 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: Prince Harry visits Lesotho – in pictures

14:21 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Scientists Discover That Exercise Changes Your DNA

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: ‘Sub Judice’ matter consumes half day proceedings

14:22 [The Hindu - News] M. T. Shiva Kumar: Canara Bank home loan ‘mela’ inaugurated

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Latha Srinivasan: A city in full bloom

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Bishwanath Ghosh: Fork in my luggage: a festive khichdi

14:22 [Financial Times] Zambia will need more help, says IMF

14:25 [Slate Magazine] Ruth DeFries: Hold the Cookies, Save the Climate

14:26 [Good] Scott Stowell and Casey Caplowe: The Guy Who First Designed GOOD Now Has a Book. You Should Buy It.

14:27 [Reuters] Pakistan's most hated man: volleyball player, child killer

14:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ada Ferrer: Change in Cuba: The Days Ahead

14:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Damon Beres: We May Never Prove Who's Really Behind The Sony Hack

14:29 [Guardian] Owen Gibson in Baku: Turning black gold into sporting glitter: what Azerbaijan tells us about modern sport

14:29 [Guardian] Reuters in Beijing: China arrests aid worker in sign of crackdown on Christian activists

14:29 [CNN: Money] Justin Bieber lost 3.5 million followers //

14:30 [CNN] 'Digital nose' on a chip can sniff out diseases

14:31 [Deutsche Welle] Brad Pitt 'Keeper of the German Language'

14:32 [The Hindu - News] PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY: Have yourself a merry, little Christmas fair!

14:34 [Disinformation] Ron Placone: Why the “War on Christmas” is Still a Thing

14:36 [The Independent] Tim Cook to make 'substantial' personal donation to gay rights campaign

14:36 [The Independent] Fabric nightclub: London’s iconic dance club saved from closure but must employ sniffer dogs following drug deaths

14:36 [The Independent] BlackBerry is coming back: latest results show profit, at last

14:36 [The Independent] Transgender high school student wins the right to use the boys' bathroom

14:39 [The Hindu - News] Firoz Rozindar: Software to be installed to prevent harassment of drivers

14:40 [Slate Magazine] Robert Morgus: The Wrong Way to Respond to the Snowden Revelations

14:41 [CNN: Money] The heart of the Internet has been hacked //

14:41 [The Atlantic: Technology] Megan Garber: The Intense Competition to be The World's Most-Decorated House

14:42 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Lyon's Musee Des Confluences - the new Guggenheim?

14:42 [Telegraph] Agency: A&E's worst week in history with record number of emergencies admitted

14:42 [Telegraph] Martin Evans: Man arrested over 'parking row murder' was given restraining order the day before

14:42 [Telegraph] Ruth Sherlock: How the war in Syria has flooded the market with marijuana

14:42 [Telegraph] Telegraph reporter: Azealia Banks Vs Iggy Azalea 'race row' reaches new level

14:43 [The Hindu - News] B. Kolappan, Sruthisagar Yamunan : Gangai Amaran to join BJP

14:43 [The Atlantic: International] David Rohde: America's $28-Billion Failure in Pakistan

14:45 [Guardian] Jane Martinson: Guardian and Observer journalists to get vote on next editor-in-chief

14:45 [Guardian] Reuters in Istanbul: Turkey issues arrest warrant for Fethullah Gülen

14:45 [Guardian] Jonathan Jones: Prince Harry and the herdsman: can we really fall for this imperial hokum?

14:45 [Guardian] Anne Perkins: Ed Balls has passed grade four piano. Congratulations to him

14:47 [The Hindu - News] Baradwaj Rangan: Lights, Camera, Conversations...Moses supposes…

14:47 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Greek Vote Bribery Scandal Brings Goldman's "Worst Case" Scenario Closer

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FACING DEATH Owner’s will says beloved dog must be buried with her

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Woman arrested in California crash that left 3 dead

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Admin stalling release of report on US covert action in Iran over nuke talk concerns

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Jana did WHAT before fame?

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Stars we lost in 2014

14:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Sarah Silverman's big move

14:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Igor Bobic: U.S. Tapped Contractors To Do Its Sneaky Work In Cuba

14:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rob Kampia: The Top 10 Marijuana Victories in 2014

14:49 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: To Finish Up Year, Obama Will Hold A Press Conference

14:50 [BBC: Health] EU approves first stem cell therapy

14:51 [Raw Story] Reuters: Disgraced Japan researcher fails to replicate ‘game changing’ stem cell results

14:51 [Raw Story] Reuters: Journalist sues over arrest at protest in Ferguson, Missouri

14:54 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Skeptics Would Like Media To Stop Calling Science Deniers 'Skeptics'

14:54 [AL JAZEERA] Turkey issues arrest warrant for Erdogan foe

14:55 [CNN] Investigators: hackers stole Sony passwords

14:56 [Financial Times] ‘Putin’s banker’ loses $2bn UK court fight

14:56 [The Atlantic: National] The Editors: Who Said What? The 2014 News Quiz

15:01 [The Independent] 80-year-old pensioner jailed for 18 years for organising acid attack on teenage ex-girlfriend

15:01 [The Independent] Second colleague of Duncan Bannatyne arrested as part of investigation into multi-million fraud

15:03 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: MGNREGA not being diluted: Chaudhary Birender Singh

15:03 [The Hindu - News] Akila Kannadasan: When dance speaks

15:03 [The Hindu - News] Divya Srinivasan: Yoga on the move: find a way out of fatigue

15:04 [AL JAZEERA] FIFA to release World Cup corruption report

15:05 [Guardian] Leo Wan: Experience: I got stuck in a chimney

15:05 [Guardian] Marina Hyde: Sony and the movie pitch we thought we’d never hear: the terrorists win

15:05 [Guardian] Guardian TV: Indian Summers: exclusive first look at the new Channel 4 period drama

15:05 [zero hedge] Pivotfarm: What's the Market Got to Be So Happy About?

15:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Abraham R. Wagner: Cuba -- Reacting to the Opening

15:06 [CNN] Rubio says Paul 'has no idea' on Cuba

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Zara Khan: Tech away: one final click

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Golf guru: Tee it up

15:07 [CNN: Politics] Rubio says Paul 'has no idea what he's talking about' on Cuba

15:08 [Telegraph] Bill Gardner: Off-duty police officer killed in street brawl

15:08 [Telegraph] Agency: Boy, 4, left with hole in his nose after medics mistook battery for a Rice Krispie

15:08 [BBC: Technology] Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story

15:09 [Reuters] Iran honors nuclear deal with powers, IAEA report shows

15:10 [Slate Magazine] Jared Downing: King of the Dump

15:10 [Fin24 News] | Numsa sentiments misplaced - Neasa

15:11 [Deutsche Welle] Is North Korea really behind Sony hack?

15:12 [msnbc: politics] First Read's Morning Clips

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Anumeha Yadav: Ministries make plans for 'Good Governance Day' on Dec. 25

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Susanna Myrtle Lazarus: Making magic real

15:14 [Financial Times] Khodorkovsky’s ‘crisis manager’ offer

15:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: The Unidentified Queen Of Torture

15:16 [CNN: Politics] Sony was bad. Worse is coming.

15:17 [Guardian] Guardian fashion: Ginger steepers and coconut water: hangover tips from the fashion industry

15:17 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Capital Controlling Like A Boss: Nigeria, Belarus Halt All FX Trading As Central Bank Urges "Don't Panic"

15:21 [Deutsche Welle] FIFA ExCo to release Garcia report in 'appropriate form'

15:21 [The Onion] Family Knows Better Than To Fall For Mom’s Little Bullshit Speech About No Presents This Year

15:22 [The Hindu - News] ESTHER ELIAS: Life in words: on a quest for the unknown

15:22 [Financial Times] Fifa to publish World Cup bid report

15:22 [CBC: politics] Kady O'Malley: Tory MPs build app then vote in House to enable it: conflict?

15:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: What McConnell Can Do To Improve Elections

15:24 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: integrated cyclone warning system functional along coastal, island regions

15:24 [The Hindu - News] Apoorva Sripathi: Joan of snark: on the streets

15:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Benjamin Hart: For U.S. Businesses And Tourists, Opportunities In Cuba

15:25 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: Don't Be Afraid to Hire People Smarter Than You //

15:26 [The Independent] Hundreds of schoolchildren illegally detained in squalid Egyptian prison

15:26 [The Independent] Putin's banker Sergei Pugachev loses High Court battle to have asset freeze lifted

15:26 [The Independent] Apple blasts BBC over Panorama report showing exhausted Chinese factory workers and children working in brutal conditions

15:26 [Raw Story] Reuters: GOP attorneys general ask Supreme Court to strike down legal marijuana in Colorado

15:26 [Raw Story] Reuters: New York Mayor de Blasio named PETA’s Person of the Year

15:26 [Raw Story] Reuters: White supremacist charged in Kansas deaths found competent for trial

15:26 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: Swiss Tolkien collector opens lavish museum with its own Hobbit-hole and Balrog

15:26 [Fox News: politics] Obama closing 2014 with year-end news conference //

15:27 [Voice of America] Gabe Joselow: Kenyan President Signs Controversial Security Law

15:27 [Guardian] Marina O'Loughlin: Cafe Pistou, London EC1 – restaurant review

15:27 [msnbc: politics] Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann: Three Big Questions for Obama's Year-End Press Conference

15:28 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: Taliban video identifies Umar Mansoor as mastermind of Peshawar attack

15:28 [The Hindu - News] Sriram v.: Hidden histories: not just a pipe dream

15:30 [Reuters] Exclusive: India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

15:33 [Guardian] Anne Penketh and Kim Willsher in Paris: US architect sparks row over Chartres Cathedral restoration

15:34 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: These 10 companies make a lot of the food we buy. Here’s how we made them better.

15:34 [Telegraph] Agency: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's husband wins magazine privacy damages

15:34 [The Hindu - News] Confessions of an anonymous woman: the meaning of true beauty

15:34 [The Hindu - News] Bishwanath Ghosh: Writer's block: a Chinese existence

15:34 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: Integrated cyclone warning system functional along coastal, island regions

15:35 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "Fed To The Rescue" - The Plunge Protection Team Makes The Front Page

15:35 [CNN: Money] Why companies should fear N. Korea's hack //

15:35 [CNN: Money] Tech Gift Guide: Phone camera lenses //

15:36 [Fox News: politics] IRS chief warns of refund delays over budget cuts //

15:41 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: WATCH: Plainclothes NYPD officer repeatedly strikes teen already subdued by three other cops

15:41 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: Science vs. television: Most of Dr. Oz’s health advice is bogus or baseless, study finds

15:41 [Reuters] Russian prosecutors want ten years in jail for Kremlin foe Navalny

15:42 [The Onion] Infographic: How To Navigate The Holidays Alone

15:42 [CNN] George Clooney: We need to stand with Sony

15:43 [Guardian] Giles Fraser: The Christmas story is all about God divesting Himself of power

15:43 [msnbc: politics] Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann: Three Big Questions for Obama's Year-Ender

15:44 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Chargesheet filed against 3 in Bodh Gaya blast case

15:44 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Vijayawada to host national ball badminton tourney

15:45 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: UN: ‘Virtual stampede’ of states rush to join Arms Trade Treaty

15:49 [Guardian] Stephen Moss: Neighbourhood watch: how domestic CCTV is sweeping the UK

15:49 [Guardian] Lisa O'Carroll: Ex-Sun managing editor did not have authority to approve cash payments, jury hears

15:50 [The Independent] The Wealdstone Raider overtakes One Direction, Take That and Taylor Swift in the charts

15:50 [The Independent] Bill Cosby: Latest alleged victim claims she was drugged and awoke two days later

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Sruthi Radhakrishnan: The fault in our stories

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Ranjani Govind: Bangalore scores the best in residential sales

15:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dan Glickman: No Transparency Where it is Needed Most

15:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Jay-Z shuts down city park

15:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Clooney is furious at Sony

15:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: NASA finds alien planet

15:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Banned in Connecticut

15:53 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deaths

15:53 [Financial Times] Belarus taxes foreign currency purchases

15:53 [Guardian] Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent: McGuinness hints at breakthrough in Northern Ireland negotiations

15:53 [Guardian] Hannah Marriott: The Fall finale: an anatomy of DSI Stella Gibson’s best blouses

15:53 [Guardian] The Guide: Christmas and New Year TV planner

15:54 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: ‘Study of genome sequence helps to detect health issues’

15:55 [Slate Magazine] Stephen Tobolowsky: The Santa Conspiracy

15:55 [Slate Magazine] Elizabeth Weingarten: You Did Not See Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

15:55 [Slate Magazine] Dan Kois: Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Truth About Santa Edition

15:56 [The Atlantic: National] James Fallows: Travel Chronicles, from West to East

15:58 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Labour MPs who criticised leaked strategy doc had not read it, claims campaign chief who circulated advice

15:58 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: Unveiled: Sir Winston Churchill's restored funeral locomotive

15:59 [msnbc: politics] Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann: Three Things to Look for in Obama's Year-Ender

15:59 [NPR] Jordan Rau: Teaching Hospitals Hit Hardest By Medicare Fines For Patient Safety

15:59 [NPR] Scott Neuman: Thailand Says It Was Unaware Of CIA Black Site On Its Soil

16:00 [The Hindu - News] MINI ANTHIKAD-CHHIBBER: My dear Watson!

16:01 [Raw Story] David Ferguson: Appeals court throws out federal law barring mental patients from buying guns

16:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nan Aron: Scalia on retirees losing their health insurance: "I can't feel bad about it."

16:03 [Guardian] Deborah Orr: Was Serial just feeding our appetite for stories about murdered women?

16:03 [Guardian] Alexandra Topping: Keir Starmer: ‘2015 will be a defining election ... I can’t walk away from it’

16:03 [Guardian] Steven Morris and agency: Man, 80, jailed for orchestrating acid attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend

16:03 [Guardian] Agence France-Presse in Macau: Umbrella ban in rainy Macau as China’s president Xi Jinping arrives for visit

16:04 [CNN: Money] All I want for Christmas: Boobs //

16:04 [Fox News: politics] Eric Boehm: Philadelphia drops civil asset forfeiture case against family //

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Athira M.: Waxing lyrical over Malayalam

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Kavita Upadhyay: Congress draws flak for protest at Jantar Mantar

16:05 [The Hindu - News] NIKHIL VARMA: Cricketing tales

16:05 [The Hindu - News] P. Samuel Jonathan: Amaravathi declared heritage city

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Of music, milestones, peace and Da Vinci

16:05 [World Policy Institute] admin: The Hidden War between IS and Al Qaeda

16:05 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Yellen Decoupled Stocks From Oil, BofA Warns It Won't Last

16:06 [Raw Story] Amanda Marcotte: You’d do better flipping a coin than listening to Dr. Oz

16:09 [The Hindu - News] Liza George: Installing art

16:09 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Miriam Pemberton: What the U.S. Should Learn from Russia’s Collapse

16:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nathan Robinson: The Faults of the American Criminal Justice System Run Deeper Than Race

16:11 [Truthout] Violence in Mexico, the US Connection and the New Mexican Revolution: An Interview with John Ackerman

16:12 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 19, 2014

16:12 [] Democracy Now!: From Free Pre-K to Paid Sick Leave to Pay Raises, NYC Mayor de Blasio Fulfills Progressive Promises

16:12 [] Democracy Now!: New York Says No to Fracking: State Bans Drilling Following Grassroots Outcry over Public Health

16:12 [] Democracy Now!: Should Bush and Cheney Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany Against U.S. Officials

16:12 [] Democracy Now!: Assata Shakur: What Does New U.S.-Cuba Pact Mean for Exiled Black Panther Wanted in New Jersey?

16:13 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House Speaker sets January 20th for Obama speech to Congress

16:13 [Fox News: politics] Rob Nikolewski: An OPEC crackup? Plenty of tension flowing strong among cartel members //

16:15 [CNN] Obama applauds LeBron's 'I Can't Breathe' shirt

16:16 [Truthout] In El Salvador, 17 Women Imprisoned for Miscarriage Await Pardon

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Sharat Sunder Rajeev: The stone masons of Thirumala

16:19 [The Hindu - News] BHUMIKA K.: Around the world with Bluee

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Pavan Dahat: Fadnavis blames previous govt. for Vidarbha’s backwardness

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Liza George: Season of good flavours

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Priyadarshini Paitandy: A life of sun, sand and glamour

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Jagee John: A Christmas brunch to remember

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Tiramisu Roulade

16:19 [Voice of America] Lisa Schlein: Millions Face Acute Hunger in South Sudan Next Year

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 2014's top smartphones

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Sadie chops off long locks

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Hasidic band's Godly message

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Israel: Gaza rocket hits country in first strike in months

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Suspect sketch released in weatherman shooting

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Woman arrested in California crash that left 4 dead

16:21 [Fox News] Fox News Online: James Holmes' parents say son 'not a monster'

16:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bob Burnett: In Elizabeth Warren We Trust

16:21 [Deutsche Welle] Islamists' acts 'have nothing to do with Islam'

16:21 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Leaked CIA document shows agency’s concern with targeted killings

16:21 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: 10,000 evacuated after WWII dud bomb found near Berlin

16:22 [Telegraph] Agency: Man, 80, jailed for acid attack on girlfriend aged 19

16:22 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: Older drivers four times more likely to swerve out of lane while texting

16:22 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: £2 million for victims of child sex abuse

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Paint an elephant

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Nita Sathyendran: Nina’s song of life

16:24 [Fox News: politics] Speaker invites Obama for State of the Union //

16:25 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Greenpeace to aid Nazca Lines inquiry

16:25 [The Hindu - News] ALLAN MOSES RODRICKS: Going full circle

16:25 [CNN: Money] Fear to relief: Sony anxious about what's next //

16:25 [Big Think] Steven Mazie: Why Is the United States the “No-Vacation Nation”? //

16:27 [CNN: Health] Simple steps to beating the holiday blues

16:27 [CNN: Health] Hockey rink poisoning sickens dozens

16:29 [Reuters] North Korea behind Sony hack, with possible China link: U.S. official

16:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] AP: John Boehner Invites Obama To Deliver State Of The Union

16:29 [The Hindu - News] NIKHIL VARMA: Currently hooked

16:29 [The Hindu - News] NAHLA NAINAR: Yummy homemade fare

16:29 [The Hindu - News] SRAVASTI DATTA: An ode to a genius

16:29 [The Hindu - News] NAHLA NAINAR: Celebrating a century

16:29 [The Hindu - News] Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar: 'Pages of file pertaining to Vadra-DLF deal missing'

16:31 [Truthout] Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize US-Cuba Relations?

16:33 [Truthdig] Polar Bears Feel the Heat as Icy Habitat Shrinks

16:33 [CNN] 2016 Republicans slam Cuba announcement

16:34 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Here Are The Companies That Want To Charge You $2,500-$100,000 For Negative Reviews

16:35 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: HFT Accounts For 76% Of All Orders In Europe

16:35 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Stock 'Market' Just Broke Another Intriguing Record

16:35 [Slate Magazine] Craig Jenkins: The Music Club, 2014

16:39 [The Independent] Sarah Silverman accuses Jerusalem authorities of sex discrimination

16:39 [The Independent] Levi Blu Cassin: Parents of toddler who died of injuries 'like car crash' cleared of murder

16:39 [The Independent] Boston police urgent safety issue alert to women after Uber driver charged with rape

16:39 [The Independent] Nick Clegg brands 9-year-old girl who wrote heartfelt letter to gay teacher an LGBT role model for British adults

16:39 [The Independent] Video: Watch curious brown bear play with stuffed Santa Claus

16:39 [The Independent] Mad Friday 2014: Emergency services prepare for busiest night out of the year

16:39 [The Independent] Man jailed for five years for killing man during cling film sex game

16:39 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: FIFA Votes To Release At Least Some Of The World Cup Report

16:41 [Deutsche Welle] Ban Ki-moon 'cautiously optimistic' about Ebola

16:41 [Truthout] Bethania Palma: Does the Release of the Cuban Five Prove the US Failed to Destroy Cuba After Decades of Trying?

16:41 [Guardian] Reuters in Istanbul: Prosecutor asks Turkish court to issue arrest warrant for Fethullah Gülen

16:41 [Guardian] Reuters: North Korea was responsible for Sony computer hack, US official says

16:41 [Guardian] Robert Booth: Purchase of New Era estate in London confirmed by charitable foundation

16:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Clooney: Let's stand with Sony

16:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Stephen Colbert signs off

16:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Clooney: Sony hack isn't just about movies

16:44 [CNN: Entertainment] The crazy du Pont next door

16:45 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: Iraq: Dire winter conditions expose shocking gaps in humanitarian assistance for thousands displaced

16:45 [msnbc: politics] Boehner Invites Obama for State of the Union Address on January 20

16:45 [msnbc: politics] Watch Live: Obama Holds End of the Year News Conference - 1:30p ET

16:45 [The Hindu - News] PRABALIKA M BORAH: Get ready for this keeda

16:45 [The Hindu - News] Dr. Srividya Sivakumar: Running on poetry: advertising our importance

16:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: U.S. Investigation Finds North Korea Was Responsible For Sony Hack

16:46 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Pope marks 78th birthday by giving hundreds of sleeping bags to the homeless

16:46 [Telegraph] David Millward: Cannabis: Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado

16:46 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Sony hack: China may have helped North Korea, US states

16:46 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: Australia seeks British help on plan for floral tributes

16:46 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Animal photos of the week: 19 December 2014

16:46 [Telegraph] Martin Evans: Off-duty police officer was recognised as cop before he was killed

16:46 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Andrew Lloyd Webber says Mandy Rice-Davies 'could have run the country' but for fate intervening

16:46 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Crocodile cracks open a turtle shell in Australia

16:46 [Telegraph] Nick Squires: Clinically dead mother gives birth in Milan

16:48 [The Hindu - News] PARSHATHY J. NATH: Coimbatore gets Christmassy

16:48 [The Hindu - News] RAJESH GOVINDARAJULU: Hidden histories: the early banks of Coimbatore

16:49 [CNN] Behold, the atheist Ten Commandments

16:49 [CNN: Money] Source: Hackers send new message to Sony //

16:49 [CNN: Technology] NASA sees your Christmas lights

16:49 [CNN: Technology] Is your information on the deep web?

16:50 [Reuters] Rebels say new Ukraine peace talks will not take place on Sunday: IFX

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Neeraja Murthy: ‘India is our eternal muse’

16:52 [AL JAZEERA] Only fraction of Gaza pledged aid delivered

16:53 [CNN] Twitter chat as it happened: "Is Bitcoin over?"

16:53 [Fin24 News] | Oceana Group acquires Foodcorp

16:53 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Interview Is "Desperately Unfunny", "Will Flop" If Not Cancelled According To Leaked Sony Emails

16:54 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Is Cameron marrying HIM?

16:54 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre

16:54 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Obama takes whiff of a Cuban cigar at White House

16:55 [CNN] McCain to hold cybersecurity hearing after Sony attack

16:56 [The Hindu - News] Y. Sunita Chowdhary: O Manishi Katha: Oft told tale

16:56 [The Hindu - News] K. PRADEEP: Veerendra Kumar: A journey with words

16:56 [The Hindu - News] I am... Nisha C

16:56 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: Illinois woman seeks trademark for ‘I can’t breathe’ line of t-shirts, hoodies, baby clothing

16:56 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Amazon publishes thinly veiled rape fantasy of #GamerGate target Zoe Quinn

16:56 [Truthout] The Millions March: The Post-Ferguson Moment Becoming a Movement

16:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Igor Bobic: Percent Of Americans Who View Racism As Top Problem Skyrockets

16:59 [CNN: Travel] 8 U.S. spots for amazing Christmas lights

16:59 [CNN: Travel] Fantasy Flight brings sick kids to the North Pole to see Santa

16:59 [CNN: Travel] Sick kids go to the North Pole to see Santa

16:59 [CNN: Travel] 1,000,000 mummies may be buried here

16:59 [NPR] Maanvi Singh: Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which?

16:59 [NPR] Scott Neuman: Education Dept. Issues Framework For New College Rating System

17:00 [The Hindu - News] Smriti Kak Ramachandran, Anita Joshua: Parliament snippets -- Azad makes waves

17:00 [The Hindu - News] SHILPA NAIR ANAND: It is time to say goodbye

17:00 [The Hindu - News] Riya Datson: For that flawless, fancy cake

17:00 [Doctors Without Borders] Elias Primoff: Yemen: MSF Provides Medical Care to Displaced and Injured People in Al-Bayda Governorate

17:01 [CNN] Parents of Aurora theater shooting suspect speak out

17:01 [Deutsche Welle] Russian ruble drop causes fear of devaluation in Belarus

17:01 [Deutsche Welle] Shareholders approve Alstom energy assets sale

17:01 [Deutsche Welle] Thousands protest in Brussels against austerity, EU-US trade deal

17:01 [Truthout] Economic Update: Capitalism's Christmas Presents

17:02 [The Hindu - News] Marri Ramu: No place for road safety in TS’ scheme of things

17:03 [CBC: politics] Mike Blanchfield: Palestinians tell Canada to back Geneva Conventions meeting on Israel

17:03 [CNN: Politics] Obama applauds LeBron's 'I Can't Breathe' shirt

17:03 [CNN: Politics] McCain to hold cybersecurity hearing after Sony attack

17:03 [CNN: Politics] The Pentagon has a new name for ISIS

17:05 [The Independent] Marijuana, heroin and meth spreading into Colorado's neighboring states after legalisation of cannabis

17:06 [Slate Magazine] David Plotz: The “Why Close Guantánamo When You Can Open Havana?” Edition

17:06 [Deutsche Welle] Franciscan Order reveals dodgy finances

17:06 [The Hindu - News] PRIYADARSHINI S.: Roots in the past, shoots to the future

17:06 [The Hindu - News] P. ANIMA: With wind beneath their wings

17:08 [Truthdig] The Senate Drone Report of 2019

17:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Fernando Espuelas: Marco Rubio Plays Cheap Politics with Cuba Opening

17:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: This Congress Wasn't The Least Productive Ever, But It Came Pretty Close

17:08 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: We Should Respond to North Korea. But What If We Can't? /files/blog_north_korea_kim_jong_un.jpg

17:10 [Telegraph] Telegraph Sport: Hillsborough inquest: Kenny Dalglish describes 'mayhem' at FA Cup semi-final - but insists there was no hooliganism

17:12 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Quantum Physics Just Got Less Complicated

17:12 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Hackers' Shutdown of 'The Interview' Confirms Coding Is a Superpower

17:12 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Researchers Discover SS7 Flaw, Allowing Total Access To Any Cell Phone, Anywhere

17:12 [The Hindu - News] Laptop, Man U and creepy houses

17:12 [CNN: Living] Yum? Spa lets you bathe in beer

17:12 [CNN: Living] Behold, the atheist Ten Commandments

17:12 [CNN: Living] Sick kids fly to the North Pole to see Santa

17:14 [Guardian] Press Association: Nigel Farage: I feel sorry for Kerry Smith over racist language

17:14 [The Hindu - News] Cityzen: Of memory boxes, space travel and peace

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Education Department Releases College Ratings Framework

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robbie Couch: An Alarming Number Of Food Banks Are Slashing Portions To Meet Rising Demand

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: Hackers To Sony Pictures: You're Safe 'Unless You Make Additional Trouble'

17:16 [Truthout] Another Black Boy Gunned Down by Police

17:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 9 foods that fight wrinkles

17:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Owner's will says dog must be buried with her - Rare mountain lion killed in Kentucky - Owner recovering after gun accident with dog

17:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: NO INTRUDERS? Police dismiss babysitter's claim after boy's body found

17:17 [Reuters] Fifteen U.S.-led air strikes target Islamic State militants: task force

17:18 [CNN: Technology] 'Digital nose' on a chip can sniff out diseases

17:19 [CNN: Money] It's time for disruptive tech firms to grow up //

17:20 [AL JAZEERA] FIFA to release World Cup 'corruption' report

17:22 [CNN] Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

17:22 [CNN] Secret Cinema to hold protest screening after Sony hack

17:22 [BBC: Health] Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

17:22 [Reuters] EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia

17:22 [Reuters] U.S. expected to formally blame North Korea for Sony cyberattack

17:23 [Voice of America] VOA News: Obama's Year-End News Conference: What to Expect

17:23 [zero hedge] Phoenix Capital Research: The Fed NEEDS Inflation Otherwise the Bond Bubble Will Burst

17:23 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Credit & Volatlity Are Flashing Red, "But We Aren't In A Crisis, Are We?"

17:24 [Guardian] Oliver Laughland and Dominic Rushe: FBI poised to link China to Sony computer hack, reports say

17:24 [Guardian] Molly Ringwald: Ask my boyfriend’s mum wants to split us up. Do I let her?

17:24 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: Donmar noir: City of Angels – in pictures

17:25 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Religious Self-Expression May Make for a Happier Workplace //

17:30 [The Independent] Odds cut on Labour minority government after Alex Salmond hints at SNP support

17:30 [The Independent] Sony hackers say they will stop leaks if The Interview is never released

17:30 [The Independent] St Ives voted Britain's most 'ideal' place to live

17:30 [The Independent] Four out of five would like to see Green Party leader in 2015 election's TV leadership debates

17:30 [The Independent] Migrants making 100 attempts a day to enter UK

17:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] LA River's flood role is 'paramount'

17:31 [Truthout] Fracking Movement Wins as NY Bans Fracking

17:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alexandra Svokos: GOP Gives Feds' College Rating Plan An F

17:34 [Disinformation] Marcie Gainer: Remarkable Stories of Humans Who Hibernated

17:34 [CNN: Money] Unilever lays egg: Drops Just Mayo lawsuit //

17:35 [NPR] Karin Huster: A Nurse's Desperate Plea: Show Me The Ebola Money

17:36 [Slate Magazine] Chris Wade: The Weirdest, Most Profitable Toy Crazes

17:36 [Telegraph] Christopher Hope: Oxfam rapped for 'political bias' by charity watchdog

17:36 [Telegraph] Robert Foyle Hunwick: Beijing court orders clinic to compensate gay man for 'treating' his sexuality

17:37 [The Hindu - News] B Madhu Gopal: Zoo gets Rs.8.75 lakh through sale of wood

17:38 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Egyptian artist's junk revolution

17:40 [Guardian] Oliver Wainwright: London garden bridge: the Thames is now a playground for private fantasies

17:40 [CNN] Holiday lights so bright NASA can see them from space

17:41 [Voice of America] S. Sudan’s Bentiu Camp: Making the Youth Better Than Their Fathers

17:41 [Financial Times] Presidential vote polarises Tunisia

17:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lynn Parramore: Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich are Getting Richer -- and Why it Could Get Much Worse

17:43 [Financial Times] What does Elizabeth Warren want?

17:44 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Christine Ahn: Okinawa: The Small Island Trying to Block the U.S. Military’s “Pivot to Asia”

17:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dana Liebelson: Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General, Alleging Internet Censorship

17:44 [CNN] Ralph Lauren sorry for Native American ad photos

17:44 [CNN] Craig Ferguson, keeping late night off balance

17:44 [Financial Times] US to point to N Korea over Sony hack

17:45 [Fin24 News] | JSE moves sideways, Kumba surges

17:46 [Guardian] Alice Pfeiffer: How to dress your way out of a breakup

17:46 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: The fashion edit: the top 10 clothes with sequins – in pictures

17:46 [Guardian] Tom Dyckhoff: Let’s move to St Just and the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall

17:46 [Guardian] Paul Lester: New band of the week: C Duncan (No 36)

17:46 [Guardian] Lutz Henke, co-creator of the Kreuzberg murals: Why we painted over Berlin’s most famous graffiti

17:46 [Fox News: politics] US weighs response to attack on Sony, FBI prepares to implicate North Korea //

17:49 [CNN: Money] Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie //

17:49 [CNN: Money] U.S. ends TARP with $15.3 billion profit //

17:49 [CNN: Money] Beware of these political hot spots in 2015 //

17:49 [CNN: Money] Here's what you'll be eating in 2015 //

17:50 [NPR] Peter Overby: Advocacy Groups Tell Lawmakers To Back Off

17:51 [Slate Magazine] Mike Vuolo: Jesmyn Ward Delivers This Year’s Most Powerful Reading at Politics & Prose

17:51 [Slate Magazine] Adam Ragusea: All I Want for Christmas Is Diminished Chords

17:51 [Raw Story] The Guardian: Jury finds wealthy Michigan businessman ‘Master Bob’ guilty of murdering wife

17:51 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: Florida’s machine gun theme park gives kids a chance to shoot real bullets at fantasy threats

17:51 [Raw Story] The Guardian: Google slams Hollywood plot to ‘censor the Internet’ by reviving the Stop Online Piracy Act

17:51 [Raw Story] Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian: Colorado to pay $3 million to family of mentally ill prisoner who died shackled facedown on floor

17:52 [The Nation] Raven Rakia: The Cops Hate Being Filmed. So Why Are They OK With Body Cameras?

17:52 [CNN] Star Wars-themed light show and other Christmas magic

17:53 [CNN] Bernie Ecclestone pulls no punches with satirical Christmas Card

17:53 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Cyclone can be forecast a week in advance, says top IMD official

17:53 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Epic Bot Fraud: Up To 50% Of All Publisher Traffic Is From Fake Clicks; Billions In Ad Revenue At Risk

17:53 [zero hedge] williambanzai7: SCaMDaLF THe MuNiFiCeNT...

17:54 [The Independent] Peshawar shooting: Mastermind behind school massacre of 132 children, Umar Mansoor, is father of three

17:54 [The Independent] Camden Market stall holders in 'state of fear' over development plans

17:54 [The Independent] Canadian woman jailed after stopping car for ducks and causing two deaths

17:54 [The Independent] Secret Cinema to host secret screening in protest against censorship, following Sony's The Interview cancellation

17:55 [Fox News: politics] Bergdahl investigation wraps up; Top leaders get briefings //

17:55 [The Hindu - News] G. S. Subrahmanyam: Krishna College alumnus bags award for research work

17:57 [Voice of America] VOA News: Turkey Orders Arrest of Opponents on Terrorism Charges

17:58 [Truthdig] Vladimir Putin Invites Kim Jong-un to Moscow

17:58 [BBC: Technology] FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

17:58 [BBC: Entertainment] FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

17:58 [CNN] Penn Jillette: Hackers' crimes can be stopped

18:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: FBI Accuses North Korea Of Carrying Out Sony Hack

18:02 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: FBI links North Korea to Sony hack ahead of Obama press conference – live updates

18:02 [Guardian] Ben Beaumont-Thomas: Fabric nightclub holds on to licence – but must pay for sniffer dogs

18:02 [CNN] Caramel apples cause fatal listeria outbreak

18:02 [Telegraph] Tom Brooks-Pollock: Window-shop from comfort of your own home with new Google tool

18:02 [Telegraph] David Millward: Dog shoots man

18:02 [Telegraph] Martin Evans: Hero police officer praised after sprinting to hospital with sick baby in his arms

18:03 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Come plan your trip

18:03 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: D V Subba Rao hospitalised

18:04 [Reuters] FBI concludes North Korean government responsible for Sony cyber attack

18:05 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: FBI Formally Accuses North Korea In Sony Hacking

18:05 [NPR] Maanvi Singh: How Peppermint Tricks Us Into Feeling (Deliciously) Cold

18:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: ‘Bhakta sammelen’ off to a spiritual start

18:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: CJI calls for upholding dignity of profession

18:05 [The Hindu - News] Rani Devalla: ‘Frozen moments’ in different shades

18:06 [AL JAZEERA] Turkey moves to arrest Erdogan foe

18:09 [CNN] FBI: North Korea responsible for Sony hack

18:10 [CNN: Health] Caramel apples cause fatal listeria outbreak

18:11 [Raw Story] David Ferguson: Toddler dies from malnutrition caused by radical Christian parents’ faith-based vegan diet

18:11 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Formally Blames North Korea for Sony Hacking

18:11 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The "FBI Has Concluded That The North Korean Government Is Responsible", Will "Impose Costs"

18:11 [Truthout] Elizabeth Warren and the Independent Community Bankers of America Are Right: Antonio Weiss Should Not Become Undersecretary for Domestic Finance

18:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: GOP Senators Are Lukewarm On Jeb Bush As Commander In Chief

18:12 [Guardian] Lauren Gambino in New York: Flickr scraps plan to sell users' photos as wall art after licensing row

18:13 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Anyone Can Now Launch Their Own Version of the Pirate Bay

18:14 [Financial Times] US confirms N Korea behind Sony hack

18:15 [Reuters] Pope's Latin American brains trust was behind Cuba deal

18:15 [Reuters] Washington is limited in its response to North Korea over Sony hack

18:15 [The Hindu - News] K. Umashanker: Accused in red sanders casesto face property attachment

18:15 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: TD-YSRC members confront each other

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: REFUNDS IN JEOPARDY? IRS warns cutbacks may cause delays next year

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: DEADLY LIE? Police find boy's body, dismiss babysitter's claim

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: $10 billion UN-linked climate change fund wants immunity from prosecution

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Now you don't see them

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Beer makes you more creative?

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Upton caught sans makeup

18:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Trump slams 'no guts' Sony

18:16 [CNN: Politics] FBI: North Korea responsible for Sony hack

18:16 [CNN: Health] Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

18:16 [BBC: Also in the news] How do we know real art when we see it?

18:16 [AL JAZEERA] FBI says N Korea behind Sony hacking

18:17 [Reuters: politics] Washington is limited in its response to North Korea over Sony hack

18:18 [The Hindu - News] B. Venkat Sandeep: Pension at post office scheme falls in place

18:18 [CNN] Penn Jillette: You can stop hackers' crimes

18:20 [The Independent] Footage emerges of New York police man 'punching 16-year-old' as he is arrested

18:20 [The Independent] Eric Garner: US woman seeks to trademark 'I can't breath'

18:20 [The Independent] Chrysler in major truck recall affecting more than 280k vehicles

18:20 [The Independent] Alastair Cook dropped as England captain: Eoin Morgan to take over ODI captaincy as ECB finally wield the axe - reports

18:21 [Raw Story] Climate Central: Heavy rains a ‘start’ in California but drought not going away any time soon

18:21 [Raw Story] Reuters: Read the FBI’s statement on North Korea’s cyber attack against Sony

18:21 [Raw Story] Reuters: What’s next? US has few options in response to North Korean cyberattack

18:21 [Deutsche Welle] Limited win for surrogacy, gay parenthood in Germany

18:21 [Deutsche Welle] German ethics body rejects organized assisted suicide

18:21 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish court releases Zaman editor Dumanli, arrest warrant sought for Gulen

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Appeals Court Finds Texas 'Stand Your Ground' Trial Unfair

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Gay Chinese Man Wins Compensation In Country's First-Ever Conversion Lawsuit

18:23 [CNN] Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

18:23 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Just One Question About Yesterday's Last Minute "Berserk ETF" Freak Out

18:24 [The Hindu - News] M. V. Subramanyam: Court orders halting blasts in Kadapa Dalmia Cements

18:24 [Guardian] Terry Macalister and Severin Carrell: Unions call for North Sea tax breaks as oil slump threatens jobs

18:24 [] dcox: Azerbaijan’s Dubious Honor: Abundance of Political Prisoners

18:26 [Deutsche Welle] Bank of Japan upbeat despite challenges

18:26 [AL JAZEERA] Pakistan executes two after school massacre

18:27 [Reuters] U.S. swimmer Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

18:28 [Slashdot] Soulskill: All the Evidence the Government Will Present In the Silk Road Trial Is Online

18:30 [Big Think] Big Think Editors: Robert Thurman: "Love Your Enemies" for the Modern World //

18:31 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Kurdish forces push biggest offensive yet as top Islamic State jihadist reported killed

18:31 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Nigerian abductions a disgrace

18:31 [CNN] President Obama gives end-of-year press conference

18:31 [straight] Charlie Smith: Could collapse in oil prices drag down share prices of Canadian media companies? /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/media-youtube/piP20lvlXgc.jpg

18:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: Americans Aren't Quite As Comfortable As Dick Cheney With The CIA's Wrongful Detentions

18:32 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Stop commercialisation of education: Governor

18:33 [Truthdig] Obama Authorizes Sanctions Against Venezuelan Socialists

18:34 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind

18:34 [Fox News: politics] FBI statement on Sony cyber attack //

18:34 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Photos of the Week: 12/13-12/19

18:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] Molly O'Toole: Republican Senators Aren't Sold on Jeb Bush

18:35 [CNN: Travel] Sick kids fly the North Pole to see Santa

18:36 [Slate Magazine] Dana Stevens: Selma

18:36 [Slate Magazine] Douglas Fox: We Really Need to Explore Europa

18:37 [Financial Times] Isis morale falls as momentum slows

18:38 [CNN: Money] FBI: N. Korea responsible for Sony hack //

18:38 [The Hindu - News] S. Prasad: Once it was a beautiful building on the beach front

18:39 [Reuters: politics] Hagel could be briefed Friday on Bergdahl investigation: Pentagon

18:39 [CNN] Kepler, with new lease on life, finds another planet

18:41 [World Policy Institute] admin: The Smallest Coffins Are the Heaviest

18:41 [The Atlantic: Technology] ​Narayan Khandekar: How to Restore a Rothko: With Light

18:42 [Reuters] Cuba's Raul Castro steps out of brother's shadow with U.S. deal, support surges

18:42 [Reuters] U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack

18:44 [The Independent] English A&Es reach breaking point after worst-ever week

18:44 [The Independent] Canadian woman sentenced to 90 days after halting traffic to save ducklings

18:44 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: Govt. pushes historic tax reform

18:44 [The Hindu - News] AP: Pakistan ups the ante in fight against militants

18:45 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: Ireland: Transgender people ‘short-changed’ by new bill

18:46 [CNN: Living] Ralph Lauren sorry for ads

18:46 [CNN: Living] Star Wars-themed light show and other amazing Christmas traditions

18:46 [CNN: Politics] Obama, Putin relationship goes from frosty to frozen

18:46 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Army to set drones on TTP chief: report

18:47 [CBC: politics] The Canadian Press: Canada buys additional military cargo jet as C-17 production wraps up

18:48 [The Hindu - News] Atul Aneja: China sets stage for Silk Road extension into southeast Asia

18:48 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Poll law violation: 3 years probation for Chatwal

18:48 [The Hindu - News] Walking the ramp

18:49 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: Are Republicans Really Ready to Embrace Net Neutrality? /files/images/Blog_Net_Neutrality_Shirt.jpg

18:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Buxton: Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Media 'Purposely And Systematically' Suppresses Torture Victims

18:50 [Guardian] Press Association: Apple chief: Panorama report on Chinese workers deeply offensive

18:51 [Telegraph] Leon Siciliano: Murdered police officer subject to 'unprovoked and vicious attack'

18:51 [Slate Magazine] Jeremy Samuel Faust: Something to Sneeze At

18:55 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the ages

18:57 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: States’ GST concerns met: Jaitley

18:57 [The Hindu - News] Marri Ramu: A loud and clear message from Hyderabad police

18:59 [The Hindu - News] M. Sai Gopal: Row over organ harvesting by KIMS

18:59 [The Hindu - News] M. Sai Gopal: Why does sports medicine ail in India?

19:00 [Fin24 News] | New agreement to boost SA film industry

19:00 [Guardian] Oliver Laughland and Dominic Rushe: Sony cyber attack linked to North Korean government hackers, FBI says

19:02 [straight] Stephen Hui: Eight nonprofits for B.C. outdoor enthusiasts looking to give back this holiday season /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/SawFalls-SH.jpg

19:04 [Fox News: politics] Deena Winter: Auditors knock University of Nebraska’s expensive world travelers //

19:05 [The Hindu - News] Yunus Y. Lasania: RTA proposes central monitoring of vehicles

19:05 [The Hindu - News] Vinay Kumar: Centre tells schools to step up security

19:07 [Truthout] In Border Disaster, Advocates Seek Names of the Dead

19:07 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Two bedroom residential units within six months

19:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reza Bavar: Cuba's Open -- Now Let's Open Iran

19:08 [Financial Times] US confirms North Korea behind Sony hack

19:08 [The Independent] Hong Kong tycoon found guilty of bribery and corruption

19:08 [The Independent] Failed Spanish mushroom inspector in failed bid to blow up ruling party HQ

19:11 [The Hindu - News] M. V. Subramanyam: Sahitya Akademi Awardfor Kadapa writer

19:11 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: 2 in custody for children’s death

19:11 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Differently-abled children celebrate semi-Christmas

19:11 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Blaze causes Rs. 2 cr. loss to dairy

19:11 [The Hindu - News] G. Nagaraja: Jute industry falls prey to ‘synthetic onslaught’

19:11 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Clear debts to gain benefits, farmers told

19:11 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: This newly discovered 1,100-year-old song reshapes what we know about European music

19:11 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: WATCH: 90-year-old Glenn Beck addresses world from 2054, says he was never ‘crazy’

19:12 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Biggest Economic Story Going Into 2015 Is Not Oil

19:13 [The Hindu - News] B. V. S. Bhaskar: India needs National Safety Standard Code: expert

19:13 [The Hindu - News] Varghese K. George: "Modi disappointing on education"

19:13 [Voice of America] Exiled Myanmar Singer Still Not Able to Return Home

19:13 [CNN] PM Vucic: 'Serbia is once again an open society'

19:15 [Telegraph] David Barrett: Drones given as Christmas gifts will lead to soaring privacy complaints, watchdog warns

19:15 [Telegraph] Holly Watt: Pensioners living in France miss out on payment after officials 'manipulate' calculations

19:15 [Telegraph] Agency: Film producer and former Tory candidate jailed for directing £5m scam

19:15 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Christmas carols: The writers behind the hymns

19:15 [Telegraph] Our Foreign Staff: Barack Obama gives end-of-year press conference: live

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Varghese K. George: ‘Higher education destroyed by academics, politicians’

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Varghese K. George: 'Modi disappointing on education'

19:15 [Slashdot] Soulskill: The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Boy survives after having scissors lodged heart - Group rallies around couple fighting cancer together

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Mirror makes you disappear

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cameron Diaz is off the market

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cosby drugged me for 2 days

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Can Dr. Oz be trusted?

19:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Sony hackers: We won

19:16 [Deutsche Welle] FBI formally accuses North Korea of hacking Sony

19:16 [Guardian] Paul M Farber: Die-ins demand that we bear witness to black people's fears that they'll be next

19:17 [CNN: Money] Hackers send new message to Sony //

19:21 [msnbc: politics] Watch Live: President Obama's Year-End Press Conference

19:22 [Guardian] Jordan Hoffman: The Interview: a guide to the film hackers don’t want you to see

19:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] BJ Gallagher: Is It Always Right to Be Right? North Korea, Cuba, the Middle East, Africa and Our Global Diversity Dilemma

19:27 [The Hindu - News] Suhasini Haidar: Obama visit to launch new Indo-U.S. defence agenda

19:27 [The Hindu - News] Cave temples of Adilabad

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Man accused of molesting minor

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: No need to change Metro Rail alignment: Bhatti Vikramarka

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Charminar to become graffiti free

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: VMC to make city free from potholes

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: TDP told to fulfil its promises or face litigation

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Rajulapudi Srinivas: State police on high alert after IB caution

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Minister inspects Khammam localities

19:30 [Big Think] Bob Duggan: Picturing Mary: Yesterday and Today //

19:32 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: President Obama set to address North Korea Sony hack in press conference – live updates

19:33 [CNN] From terror to Cold War upheaval to hacks: What a week

19:33 [CNN] Co-workers recreate classic art

19:33 [The Independent] Mandy Rice-Davies: Showgirl who became famous for her part in the Profumo affair and went on to enjoy a successful business career

19:33 [The Independent] Women's Safety Charter: London venues including Ministry of Sound sign up to council initiative to stop harassment at bars and clubs

19:33 [The Independent] Celebs lose their sheen for publishers as gift-buyers spurn celebrity biographies

19:33 [The Independent] Breakthrough in Northern Ireland as Stormont parties agree deal on welfare reform

19:33 [The Independent] Downing Street suspects Theresa May of boosting her own profile before helping her party

19:33 [The Independent] GMC report calls for support service after doctors' suicides

19:33 [The Independent] Russians turn to art, jewellery and diamonds as rouble slides

19:33 [The Independent] New Environment Agency head Sir Philip Dilley won’t mind getting his feet wet

19:33 [The Independent] Emirates Air Line: Nobody wants to cross the Thames in a £60m cable car

19:33 [The Independent] Kurdish fighters clear corridor, letting trapped Yazidis leave mountain

19:33 [The Independent] Pakistan takes on the Taliban as grief over Peshawar school massacre gives way to rage

19:33 [The Independent] Raul Castro: Last of the great Communists

19:33 [straight] Craig Takeuchi: Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_174663764.jpg

19:34 [Disinformation] majestic: EU Rules Obesity Can Count As Disability

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: CPI (M) conference in Kamareddy from Dec. 29

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: Siddalingaiah will be first Dalit writer to chair Sahitya Sammelana

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Cops concentrating on direct messages

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Law students receive degrees from CJI

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Rani Devalla: Pick your choice from glittering array

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Mission: save energy

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Fearing arrest, man attempts suicide

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Suhasini Haidar: Australia wants a ‘quadrilateral dialogue’

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Sumit Bhattacharjee: The escape routes

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Afshan Yasmeen: Health Hub

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Sumit Bhattacharjee: Dubious distinction

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Five, including two juveniles, held on murder charge

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Stolen ornaments recovered

19:36 [msnbc: politics] WATCH LIVE: Obama Holds Year-End News Conference

19:39 [Mother Jones] Inae Oh: Americans Are More Concerned About Racism Than at Anytime Since Rodney King's Death /files/qocpg9wuae2lakl2em3ceg_0.png

19:39 [Telegraph] Agency: Death of Amy Duffield, 23, 'not linked' to treatment by dentist Desmond D'Mello

19:39 [Telegraph] Sarah Knapton: First stem-cell therapy approved for medical use in Europe

19:39 [Telegraph] Raziye Akkoc: 2004 Boxing Day tsunami facts

19:39 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Boxing Day tsunami then and now, in pictures

19:39 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Russell Brand film on RBS bankers funded by City investors - including former RBS banker

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Cops concentrating on Mehdi's Twitter Direct Messages

19:39 [The Hindu - News] R. Avadhani: Clueless about their future

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: HC notice to CM, Shivakumar on nominations to KPA

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: KSP sets one-year deadline on medium of instruction issue

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: GO for Christian Bhavan issued

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: KCR to have parliamentary secretaries

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Quid pro quo case: 13 accused appear before court

19:39 [The Hindu - News] B. Chandrashekhar: Telangana Water Grid Corporationto be floated by month-end

19:39 [The Hindu - News] B. S. Satish Kumar: Come what may, State has to remain unified: CM

19:40 [NPR] Scott Neuman: Live: Obama's Year-End News Conference

19:41 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Hundreds Killed in Eastern DRC Attacks

19:42 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: US Oil Rig Count Tumbles Most In Over 5 Years,"Demand From Oilfield Customers Dropping Rapidly"

19:42 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "Some North Korean Folks Are Hacking..." President Obama Explains "Costs" - Live Feed

19:42 [Guardian] Ben Beaumont-Thomas: 'Nobody stood up': George Clooney attacks media and Hollywood over Sony hack fallout

19:44 [The Hindu - News] B. S. Satish Kumar: Tenure for implementing Nanjundappa committee report to be extended

19:44 [The Hindu - News] K. Jeevan Chinnappa: Issue of Ministers facing charges rocks both Houses

19:44 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Repairs to road vital to ease traffic congestion during Nagoba jatara

19:44 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: SkillPro, NSDC to provide skills to 5 lakh people

19:44 [Reuters] Exclusive: Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop

19:45 [The Atlantic: Politics] Russell Berman: The U.S. Made $15 Billion From Bailouts

19:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: Progressives Chalk Up A Win As Obama Nominee Michael Boggs Goes Down

19:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Schneider: Ferguson: Riot or Rebellion?

19:47 [This Magazine] Not your grandma’s poutine

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Power Shutdown

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: Seven Bills passed in Council amid din by protesting BJP members

19:48 [The Hindu - News] R. Avadhani: Who will come to Balamani’s aid?

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Appropriation Bill adopted

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Bengaluru Today for Dec 20

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: ‘Govt. will implement all development projects’

19:48 [The Hindu - News] ‘Ensuring road safety is the topmost priority’

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: One-time prep basketball sensation set off for a new life in Seattle disappears

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cameron Diaz off the market?

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Alfa Romeo Spider returns

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Decorations that kill

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Are Pizza Hut's new pies good?

19:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Sony hackers' new threats

19:49 [Reuters] U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyber attack, vows 'consequences'

19:50 [The Atlantic: Politics] Adam Chandler: The States Sparring Over Legal Weed

19:50 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Mid-Year Review faults past RBI Governors

19:50 [CNN: Money] McDonald's violated worker rights: NLRB //

19:50 [CNN: Living] Guys hilariously recreate classic art

19:51 [Slate Magazine] Carl Wilson: The Music Club, 2014

19:51 [Slate Magazine] Slate Staff: Air Horns, Weather Puppies, and DIY Emojis

19:51 [msnbc: politics] Watch Live: Obama Holds Year-End News Conference

19:52 [The Hindu - News] D. Radhakrishnan: Two tiger cubs found dead near Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Iboyaima Laithangbam: Speed Post record: Delhi to Imphal in 10 months

19:56 [Raw Story] David Ferguson: Rand Paul rips Marco Rubio’s ‘isolationist’ Cuba policy in series of mocking tweets

19:57 [CBC: politics] CBC News: John Baird to discuss Ukraine, ISIS at year-end briefing

19:57 [The Atlantic: National] Adam Chandler: The States Sparring Over Legal Weed

19:58 [The Independent] Government 'could have broken UN rules' on the treatment of lawyers in Iraq inquiry

19:58 [The Independent] Richard C Hottelet: Journalist and last surviving member of the 'Murrow's Boys' who brought news from the Second World War

19:58 [The Independent] Doug Nicholls: Pilot who flew in the Battle of Britain and survived three brushes with death during the fall of Singapore

19:59 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: More Good News For Obamacare: Employer Health Coverage Hasn't Crashed /files/blog_kaiser_employer_health_insurance_covered_0.jpg

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Four advocates arrested

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Property prices will not slide: CREDAI

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Govt’s offer of help to paddy farmers

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Andhra University to conduct SLET

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Govt. turns down demand for House panel on sick units

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: ‘Siddha Kshetra Dham’ proposed at Yadagirigutta

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: A.P. moots ration card portability on lines of Chhattisgarh

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: 4G services to be rolledout in three phases: CM

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Singapore designing master plan free of cost: Yanamala

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Y. MallikarjunSpecial Correspondent: Naidu wants Japan to identify sectors for investments in AP

20:00 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: How to Tell If You're a Bad Teacher //

20:01 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon announces another 1,300 US troops to be sent to Iraq //

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Vinaya Deshpande: A breather for Ashok Chavan

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Students protest Peshawar massacre

20:02 [The Hindu - News] P. Sujatha Varma: Beautification may elude Kondapalli fort yet again

20:03 [Reuters: politics] Potential U.S. Republican 2016 contenders spar over Cuba policy

20:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Catherine Taibi: Candy Crowley Lands Exclusive Interview With President Obama For Final Show

20:05 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: President Obama set to address North Korea Sony hack in press conference – live

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Y. MallikarjunSpecial Correspondent: Efforts on to secure release of abducted engineer in Nigeria

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: IT exports touch Rs. 1,700 cr.

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Loan Eligibility Cards for all tenant farmers: Minister

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: VAT amendment bill tabled

20:09 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: Obama on Sony pulling The Interview: 'They made a mistake' – live

20:11 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan resumes executions after six-year pause

20:12 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The "North Korea Hacking" Scandal As Explained By The Taiwanese Animators

20:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Igor Bobic: 2016 Presidential Campaign Kicks Off With Two Grown Men Fighting Over Cuba

20:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: Feds Accuse McDonald's Of Violating Workers' Rights

20:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama: Sony 'Made A Mistake' By Canceling The Release Of 'The Interview'

20:15 [CNN: Living] Co-workers hilariously recreate classics

20:15 [Guardian] Ian Sample: Why methane on Mars has reignited our quest for life on other planets

20:15 [NPR] Katherine Harmon Courage: At Last, I Meet My Microbes

20:15 [Reuters: politics] Surprised U.S. lobbyists push quick 2015 terrorism insurance renewal

20:16 [Fin24 News] | SA lowers wheat output forecast

20:17 [CNN] Obama: Sony made a 'mistake' on canceling movie release

20:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: SATAN ANSWERED Nativity scene will counter statehouse satanic display

20:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: IRS warns cutbacks may cause delays next year

20:20 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Eminent Gandhian Chinubhai Vaidya passes away

20:20 [The Hindu - News] YSRC MLC Jupudi joins TDP

20:21 [CNN: Politics] Obama: Sony made a 'mistake'

20:21 [Raw Story] Travis Gettys: Anti-LGBT pastor arrested for grabbing man’s genitals at Indiana park: police

20:21 [Deutsche Welle] Dual citizenship law takes effect in Germany

20:22 [msnbc: politics] Watch Live: Obama Holds Year-End News Conference

20:22 [The Hindu - Opinion] Many faces of terrorism

20:22 [The Hindu - Opinion] When leaders lead

20:23 [The Independent] The Profumo affair: Mandy Rice-Davies’ famed retort was a blow against deference

20:23 [The Independent] New Era estate victory: Residents, with Russell Brand’s help, stop takeover of their estate

20:23 [The Independent] Ukip grassroots leave in protest at selection of ex-Tories and celebrities

20:26 [Good] Rob Kutner: The Real Loser of The Interview Debacle Was You

20:26 [Good] Jed Oelbaum: A Visual Guide to How Babies Are Made

20:26 [Good] Tasbeeh Herwees: Ramadan Outshines Christmas (From Space)

20:27 [The Atlantic: National] Nicholas St. Fleur: The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking Ban

20:29 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: Petroleum products under GST, levy deferred

20:29 [Telegraph] Jalees Andrabi and Dean Nelson: India takes giant step to manned space mission

20:29 [Telegraph] Christolpher Hope: Al-Sweady law firm 'leading' bid to stop Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovation Bill

20:30 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Just What Is China Buying?

20:30 [NPR] Bill Chappell: Instagram Is Now Valued At $35 Billion By Citigroup Analyst

20:30 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: What Does the Truth About Santa Mean to the Developing Child? //

20:31 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: Tharoor drafts Lakhvi resolution

20:33 [CNN: Money] Obama: Sony made a 'mistake' in pulling film //

20:34 [The Hindu - Opinion] Vijay Prashad: Echoes of the Pink Tide

20:34 [Disinformation] Good German: Ending Torture One Dick At a Time

20:35 [NPR] Maria Godoy: Pride And Prejudice: For Latinos, Tamales Can Taste Of Both

20:35 [Reuters: politics] Obama says U.S. Congress could tackle tax reform in 2015

20:36 [] nadia: After New York Triumph, More Regions Poised for Fracking Bans

20:37 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: MGNREGA not being diluted: Chaudhary Birender Singh

20:37 [BBC: Technology] Obama vows US response to Sony hack

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Growing prowess

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Indian politics

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Face of history

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Honouring Godse

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] A new thaw with Cuba

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] ‘Forget the past’

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Held innocent

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bail for Lakhvi

20:38 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Sony Made A Mistake in Canceling 'Interview' Release

20:39 [BBC: Entertainment] Obama vows US response to Sony hack

20:40 [CNN] Obama's year-end message: North Korea, Cuba and Congress

20:40 [CNN] Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Mahim Pratap Singh: Electricity Bill focusses on renewable energy

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] S. Krishna Kumar: Learning from the Ernakulam experiment

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Varghese K. George: The final frontier of Hindutva?

20:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama says Cuba relationship not at stage where he would visit

20:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama says does not anticipate overnight changes in Cuba

20:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama threatens to veto any measures to weaken consumer protections

20:43 [Truthdig] The Grand Finale of the ‘Colbert Report’ Is a Sight to Behold

20:43 [straight] Stephen Hui: UBC used 216,450 animals in experiments in 2013 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/close-up-of-quails-in-cage_0.jpg

20:45 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International: Pakistan: Executions not the answer to combating terrorism

20:46 [CNN] Police shootings: Kill people for 'loosies'? (Opinion)

20:46 [Deutsche Welle] Sieren's China: Shanghai's stock market soars

20:47 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: Sony should have spoken to me before withdrawing film, says Obama – live

20:47 [Guardian] Jamie Jackson: Joe Hart commits to Manchester City for another five years until 2019

20:47 [The Independent] Obama criticises Sony for cancelling 'The Interview' and vows a proportional response over alleged North Korean cyber-attack

20:47 [The Independent] How Cuba learnt to forget America and survive the blockade

20:47 [The Independent] Two nations: 13m Brits will spend £1.2bn tomorrow but 13m more will have Christmas in poverty

20:48 [CNN: Money] Springfield, MO, is the capital of cheap gas //

20:49 [Mother Jones] David Corn: Sean Penn on Sony Pulling "The Interview": This Sends ISIS an "Invitation"

20:49 [Mother Jones] Inae Oh: Obama: Sony "Made a Mistake" Stopping the Release of "The Interview"

20:51 [Raw Story] The Conversation: ‘Get a lovely bust for Christmas’: Tips from the 1930s on how to be a perfect festive woman

20:53 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Change Will Come to Cuba In 'Fits and Starts'

20:53 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Sony 'Made a Mistake' Pulling 'The Interview'

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Pranab hands over war recordings to Bangladeshi counterpart

20:53 [Telegraph] Robert Tait: Royal passageway to King Herod's palace discovered

20:53 [Telegraph] Ben Farmer: 'Fewer than 40 women a year' to get ground combat jobs

20:54 [CNN] Michele Bachmann's not so quiet exit

20:57 [Reuters] Exclusive: GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen

20:57 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Two militants executed

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Meera Srinivasan: Sirisena for equal ties with India, China

20:58 [Truthdig] The Grand Finale of ‘The Colbert Report’ Is a Sight to Behold

20:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: EPA Releases Long-Anticipated Rules For Disposal Of Coal Ash

21:00 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Guest Post: Calculating The Breakeven Price For The Median Bakken Shale Well

21:00 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Fed Is "Confused & Confusing"

21:01 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: GOP lawmaker proposes Obamacare replacement: Rely on Jesus for health care

21:01 [CNN] Xi Jinping Fast Facts

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ensure child rights in Nepal statute: Satyarthi

21:03 [Reuters: politics] Obama: Keystone benefits for U.S. consumers, workers nominal

21:03 [Reuters] Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

21:05 [The Hindu - News] AP: 8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia

21:05 [Voice of America] George Putic: NASA Explores Possibility of Visit to Venus

21:07 [The Hindu - News] Zahid Rafiq: Today’s poll in J&K crucial for BJP

21:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama Takes A Swing At Keystone Pipeline

21:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: 'Veja' Magazine Caricatures Obama As Communist Revolutionary 'Che' Guevara

21:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michelangelo Signorile: Saudi Arabia Beheads Gays, but Marco Rubio Has No Problem With You Traveling There

21:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Clark Power: We Can't Breathe: The Chokehold on Democracy and Justice in America

21:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Elizabeth Warren Is Good and Bad News for the Democrats

21:09 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: Friday Cat Blogging - 19 December 2014 /files/blog_hilbert_2014_12_19_0.jpg

21:12 [The Hindu - News] Sunitha Sekar: Did India’s first flight soar from Chennai?

21:12 [The Hindu - News] Nitya Menon: When the sky was the limit

21:12 [The Independent] Sony hackers issue new threat and demand that film is never released in any format

21:14 [The Atlantic: International] Jeffrey Goldberg: How to Tell If Obama Did the Right Thing on Cuba

21:15 [NPR] Laura Sullivan: Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty To DUI

21:15 [Slashdot] Roblimo: LinuxFest Northwest 2015 Will be Held April 25 and 26 (Video)

21:15 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Schneier Explains How To Protect Yourself From Sony-Style Attacks (You Can't)

21:15 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Machine Learning Reveals Genetic Controls

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Sunitha Sekar: Contractors are facing financial crunch: CMRL

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Vivek Narayanan: Saving lives, offering advice: all in a day’s work for beach patrol

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Afshan Yasmeen: Bengaluru child’s heart saves toddler

21:17 [CNN] Obama takes questions from only female reporters

21:18 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: S&P 500 Melts Up Over 100 Points In 3 Days, Nears All-Time High

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Obama On Cuba: 'Change Is Going To Come. It Has To.'

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Here Are All The Men Obama Called On During His Year-End Press Conference

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sara Boboltz: Petitioners Demand Sony Release 'The Interview,' Stop Being Total Wusses

21:20 [The Hindu - News] Anumeha Yadav: Joblessness haunts Jharkhand voters

21:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: BABYSITTER CHARGED After 'false' report, woman charged in boy's killing

21:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Boy survives after having scissors lodged in heart - Group rallies around couple fighting cancer together

21:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Upton scary sans makeup

21:22 [BBC: Technology] What is FBI evidence for North Korea hack attack?

21:22 [AL JAZEERA] Obama vows response to N Korea cyber attack

21:24 [straight] Craig Takeuchi: Canadian Women in the Literary Arts chooses transgender scholar as critic-in-residence /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Crawford%20picture.jpg

21:24 [CNN: Politics] Michele Bachmann: Sexism in Congress

21:24 [CNN: Politics] Obama wraps 2014: Cuba, North Korea and Congress

21:24 [CNN: Politics] Obama takes questions from only female reporters

21:24 [CNN: Politics] Michele Bachmann's not so quiet exit

21:24 [msnbc: politics] Obama Loves Actor 'James Flacco'?

21:26 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Brains of psychopathic convicts can be rewired to be less psychopathic: psychologist

21:26 [CNN: Money] Obama calls James Franco 'James Flacco' //

21:28 [The Hindu - News] Aarti Dhar: BJP suspends legislator

21:30 [Reuters: politics] Obama says would veto any weakening of consumer protections

21:30 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Central Banks Are Now Uncorking The Delirium Phase

21:30 [CNN] Largest immigrant family center to open in Texas

21:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Benjamin Hart: School Segregation, The Continuing Tragedy Of Ferguson

21:31 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: 4D printing? How 3D-printed materials that can change their shape could change the world

21:31 [Raw Story] Reuters: Obama: Sony made a mistake by canceling the release of ‘The Interview’

21:31 [Raw Story] Reuters: Five dead, dozens ill from bacteria linked to caramel apples

21:31 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish court issues arrest warrant for Erdogan foe Gulen

21:34 [Disinformation] majestic: The CIA Experimented on Human Beings

21:35 [NPR] Scott Neuman: Apple Responds To BBC On Conditions At Asian iPhone Suppliers

21:35 [Fox News: politics] EPA sets first national standard for coal waste //

21:36 [The Independent] Kenny Dalglish relives the day he could never forget at Hillsborough

21:36 [AL JAZEERA] S Korea disbands 'pro-North' political party

21:38 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: India tests glide bomb

21:38 [The Hindu - News] S. Sundar: Hillock listed as tank in revenue records

21:40 [Financial Times] Sony wrong to pull film, says Obama

21:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alyona Minkovski: For a Media That Worships Power, Bush vs. Clinton Is a Dream Matchup

21:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Tracy: Two Is Not Enough: Why the Campaign Against D.C.'s Marijuana Legalization Initiative Failed So Badly

21:41 [Voice of America] The Correspondents

21:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama says normalization offers best chance to influence Cuba

21:43 [Truthdig] A Win for the Cuban People

21:43 [CBC: politics] Laura Payyton: Sir John A. Macdonald toonie to celebrate 1st PM's 200th birthday

21:43 [Telegraph] Dean Nelson: Pakistan hangs two terrorists in response to Peshawar attack

21:43 [Telegraph] Peter Stanford: Mandy Rice-Davies and Baroness Thatcher were secret holiday companions

21:44 [straight] Stephen Hui: Vancouver’s centennial totem pole, in danger of falling in the wind, gets temporary support /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/5999162136_22ac41e1a1_b.jpg

21:44 [straight] Miranda Nelson: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a loony but not totally unlikable last act /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_NATM_2453.jpg

21:44 [The Hindu - News] S. Anandan: INS Arihant may be of limited utility

21:44 [The Hindu - News] Sruthisagar Yamunan: BJP counts on Shah rally

21:44 [CNN] Rubio and Paul spar over Cuba

21:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Akbar Shahid Ahmed: Kenya Goes After Al Jazeera As Government Expands Powers

21:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Samantha Lachman: Vermonters Burn Medical Bills To Protest Governor's Single-Payer Decision

21:45 [Voice of America] Jerome Socolovsky: Cuba Deal is Major Victory for Pope’s Diplomatic Initiatives

21:46 [Raw Story] Reuters: North Korea denies responsibility for Sony cyber attack

21:46 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why Stephen Hawking’s theory on black holes is ‘bad-ass’

21:46 [CNN: Living] Star Wars meets Christmas in light show

21:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Would Godfather be censored?

21:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Small pickup a ton of fun?

21:48 [The Hindu - News] B. Kolappan: Vikatan group chief passes away

21:48 [AL JAZEERA] Obama vows response to 'N Korea cyber attack'

21:49 [CNN: Entertainment] The genius of Craig Ferguson

21:49 [CNN: Entertainment] The late night genius of Craig Ferguson

21:49 [CNN: Entertainment] After Sony hack, Secret Cinema to hold protest screening

21:50 [CNN: Money] Google sues to stop Hollywood threats //

21:50 [The Hindu - News] G. Nagaraja: Sector victim of ‘synthetic onslaught’

21:53 [Voice of America] VOA News: Kepler Telescope Discovers Another Exoplanet

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Marri Ramu: Police carry out blast demos to sensitise security

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Amit Shah sets new membership target

21:55 [Reuters] China arrests U.S. missionary near North Korea border

21:56 [CNN] Rick Perry is really very wrong about Hanukkah

21:56 [CNN] Obama: Americans are 'basically good'

21:56 [The Hindu - News] K. Jeevan Chinnappa: 'Taint' issue rocks House

21:56 [The Hindu - News] Veerendra P. M.: Government urged to rescue Shivamogga sugarcane growers

21:57 [CBC: politics] CBC News: Bob Dechert's income-splitting comments spark Twitter backlash

21:58 [AL JAZEERA] Can a UN resolution end Israeli occupation?

21:59 [Mother Jones] Erika Eichelberger: Elizabeth Warren: Wall Street Just Got Another Giveaway

22:00 [BBC: Technology] Blackberry in revenue slide

22:00 [NPR] Bill Chappell: St. Louis Grand Jury Heard Witnesses Who Lied, Prosecutor Says

22:00 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau: LS condemns Lakhvi bail

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Staff Correspondent: Call to invest in food processing industry

22:01 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: ‘Scrumptious!’ Clueless hotel eventually apologizes for naming a cocktail ‘Apartheid’

22:01 [Deutsche Welle] Obama talks Cuba, North Korea, and Republicans in year-end wrap-up

22:03 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Geoengineered Climate Cooling With Microbubbles

22:03 [The Hindu - News] Mithosh Joseph: Plan to reconstruct Korappuzha bridge

22:03 [CNN: Living] #SaveBela aims to spare dog's life

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Liquor policy sabotaged: Sudheeran

22:06 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Why The US Is About To Be Flooded With Record Oil Production Due To Plunging Oil Prices

22:06 [Slate Magazine] Jon Caramanica: The Music Club, 2014

22:07 [Guardian] Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent: Northern Ireland police say device under army officer’s car was not bomb

22:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Stephen Seufert: Match Made in Heaven: Catholics Supporting Immigrant and Labor Rights

22:09 [Telegraph] Dan Hyde: Crowds to splash £2m a minute in Christmas shopping bonanza

22:09 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Best selling Christmas gifts of 2014 so far

22:09 [Telegraph] Nick Allen: Sony hack: FBI vows to hunt down North Korean cyber criminals

22:10 [CNN] Pakistan resumes executions of terrorists

22:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] Adrienne LaFrance: The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

22:15 [The Hindu - News] G. P. Shukla: Priority for ordinary devotees at Tirumala

22:15 [CNN: Politics] Obama: Americans carry 'hidden biases,' but are 'basically good'

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TODD STARNES High school: Islamic vocab task part of Common Core

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: CATCHING CUBAN TALENT Could US-Cuba thaw yield ballplayer gems for MLB?

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Religious group threatens to sue over tax credit denial for Noah’s Ark-themed park

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: US court shoots down firearm rule - NY AG to retailers: Stop selling guns that look real - Texas considers allowing open carry of handguns

22:16 [Raw Story] David Ferguson: Why putting butter in your coffee is a big, steaming cup of ‘bulletproof’ nonsense

22:16 [] deirdre: 'EPA Doesn’t Give a Damn': Groups Blast Agency's New Coal Ash Rules

22:18 [BBC: Entertainment] Obama vows response to Sony hack

22:18 [BBC: Technology] Obama vows response to Sony hack

22:18 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Last Minute Fizzle Fails To Dent Best 3-Day Stock Surge In 3 Years

22:20 [NPR] Leila Fadel: With A Presidential Vote, Tunisia Seeks A Peaceful Transition

22:21 [Slate Magazine] Ben Mathis-Lilley: The One Amendment We’re Not Willing to Give Up

22:21 [Slate Magazine] Chris Kirk: The James Flacco Name Generator

22:21 [Slate Magazine] Lily Hay Newman: What Happened at Slate This Week?

22:22 [CNN: Money] Sony exec fires back at President Obama //

22:23 [The Hindu - News] Kolkata Bureau: Saradha scam: Mitra sent to judicial custody

22:25 [Big Think] Robert Montenegro: Getting Dumped this Holiday Season? Dress For Recovery. //

22:25 [Fox News: politics] Obama says Keystone pipeline mostly helps Canadian oil companies, not Americans //

22:28 [Electronic Intifada] Patrick O. Strickland: Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

22:30 [The Independent] Alex Salmond angers Tories over SNP voting hints

22:30 [The Independent] Christmas dinner: You think you'll consume 2,000 calories, but in reality it'll be closer to 6,000

22:31 [] sarah lazare: Sanders Slams GOP For Maneuvering to Slash Social Security and Medicare

22:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matthew Jacobs: Directors Guild Of America Defends 'The Interview,' Wants To See It Released

22:33 [Truthdig] The Treasury Secretary’s Misperceptions About Wealth

22:33 [Guardian] Julian Borger: US claims Isis demoralised by heavy losses from air strikes

22:34 [Telegraph] Tom Brooks-Pollock: Archers not like Eastenders, says Radio 4 boss

22:34 [Telegraph] Raf Sanchez: Barack Obama and Raúl Castro made fun of Fidel's long speeches

22:34 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Is This a Dream? The Hitchhikers’ Guide to Lucid Dreaming

22:34 [Mother Jones] James West: Watch President Obama Call on Female Reporters for Every Single Question During Friday's Presser

22:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] Russell Berman: The Audacity of Scolding Sony

22:36 [Slate Magazine] Steven Watt: Outsourced Terror

22:36 [CNN: Politics] Upbeat Obama bids goodbye to tough year

22:37 [CNN] Upbeat Obama bids goodbye to tough year

22:38 [Canadian Dimension] Judy Haiven: Misogyny at Dal: When we are sick of being forced down the middle road of apology and contrition

22:38 [Reuters: politics] North Carolina judges uphold GOP-drawn voting districts

22:39 [straight] Charlie Smith: B.C. government announces that grocery stores can apply for new licences to sell B.C. wines /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/thrifty-foods.jpg

22:42 [straight] Miranda Nelson: 2014: What a wonderful year for women! /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_150754733.jpg

22:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dan Siegel: Cuba Libre: Obama Frees a Monster in America's Head

22:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph A. Palermo: The 25th Anniversary of the U.S. Invasion of Panama

22:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mary Woolley: A Worthy New Year's Resolution for the New Congress

22:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: 'I Can't Breathe' Super PAC Formed To Honor Eric Garner

22:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andres Jauregui: Witnesses Lied Under Oath In Ferguson Grand Jury, Prosecutor Says

22:43 [Guardian] Alan Yuhas: Sony CEO insists 'we made no mistake' after US accuses North Korea of hack – as it happened

22:48 [Guardian] Oliver Laughland and Dominic Rushe in New York: Obama on Sony pulling The Interview: 'They made a mistake'

22:48 [CNN] Australian police: Mother arrested in children's deaths

22:48 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: 5 Things To Ponder: Variegated Contemplations

22:49 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Tesla About To Start Battery-Swap Pilot Program

22:51 [Fox News: politics] About face: Army reverses forced retirement policy after lawmakers say it hurt officers //

22:51 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: Fox News host: Kids living in homes receiving aid are the ‘Democratic party’s new version of slavery’

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Obama Ends 2014 With Swagger And A Boatload Of Unanswered Questions

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matthew Jacobs: Sony CEO Says President Obama, Press 'Are Mistaken' About What Happened With 'The Interview'

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rick Fedrizzi: A Carbon Neutral Future Starts With Smart Energy Policy Today

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Driver who killed 4 in crash outside California church charged with manslaughter, DUI

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Obama says Keystone pipeline mostly helps Canadian oil companies, not Americans

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Carriers that lose bags most

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Weird ways to see Santa

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Carnivore comeback?

22:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 2014’s top smartphones

22:56 [The Independent] Cairns deaths: Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after eight children were 'stabbed to death' in Australian home

22:56 [Deutsche Welle] Robben breaks Mainz hearts

22:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] Udhav Naig: Pisasu: Mysskin's ghost is a Robin Hood

22:57 [Reuters: politics] Cuba not returning to capitalism despite U.S. deal: Castro's daughter

22:58 [msnbc: politics] The Week Ahead: President Obama Bids Goodbye to DC and Aloha to Hawaii

22:58 [Electronic Intifada] Marcy Newman: Understanding why scholars get silenced for defending Palestinian rights

23:00 [Voice of America] Anne Look: 2014 Sees Dramatic Uptick in Boko Haram Abductions

23:00 [Telegraph] Nick Allen: Barack Obama says Sony made 'mistake' pulling The Interview

23:00 [Telegraph] David Millward: Instagram purge hits big stars including Justin Bieber and Oprah Winfrey

23:00 [NPR] Scott Neuman: New EPA Standards Label Toxic Coal Ash Non-Hazardous

23:01 [Deutsche Welle] German Foreign Minister Steinmeier urges caution over Russia sanctions

23:04 [Guardian] Joshua Robertson: Woman arrested for murder of eight children after stabbing in Cairns

23:04 [Reuters: politics] Women rule at Obama year-end press conference

23:08 [CNN] Benjamin Netanyahu Fast Facts

23:08 [Reuters] Staples says security breach may have affected 1.16 million cards

23:09 [Fox News: politics] Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policy //

23:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - President Stands Behind 'Spring Breakers' Star

23:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Vanessa Garcia: ABCs Middle Line Breaks the Cuban-American Hardline

23:11 [] andrea: US Agribusiness Licking Its Chops Over Thawed Cuba Relations

23:14 [The Atlantic: International] Adam Chandler: Why the U.S. Can't Punish North Korea

23:14 [The Atlantic: International] Uri Friedman: The Choice to Make Kim Jong Un's Head Explode

23:15 [NPR] The Fate Of The Administration's College Ratings

23:17 [CNN: Money] Sony exec: Studio did not 'caved' to hackers //

23:17 [CNN: Money] Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million cars //

23:18 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "Something Changed" - Comparing E-Mini Liquidity In 2009, 2012 And Today

23:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sebastian Murdock: NYPD Plainclothes Cop Appears To Punch Restrained Teen (RAW VIDEO)

23:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Marian Wright Edelman: Thanks to Four Bright Rainbows in Our National Clouds

23:20 [Guardian] Press Association: Darren Pratley gives Bolton rare away win and extends Millwall’s poor run

23:20 [Reuters: politics] Obama's year-end message to Americans: I'm not a lame duck

23:21 [The Independent] Birds sensed devastating US tornado and fled one day ahead

23:21 [Slate Magazine] Jill Priluck: Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback

23:23 [Truthdig] On Cuba, Republicans Know Only Failure

23:25 [Big Think] Big Think Editors: Paulo Freire and the Impossibility of Neutrality //

23:26 [Telegraph] Steven Swinford: Theresa May clashed with Grant Shapps over treatment of her aides

23:26 [Telegraph] Laura Donnelly: NHS 'buckling under strain' as Christmas approaches

23:26 [Good] Katie Wudel: Will Sharp Says D.C.’s Neighborhoods are Like Different Worlds. He Wants to Be the Bridge Between Them.

23:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carly Schwartz: 8-Year-Old's Death Prompts Medical Marijuana Rally Outside Andrew Cuomo's Office

23:30 [NPR] Bill Chappell: Obama Says 'James Flacco.' The Internet Says, Thank You.

23:31 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Sony Pictures head rebukes Obama’s criticism: ‘We have not caved. We have not given in’

23:32 [straight] Stephen Hui: B.C. report on domestic violence shows “war on women” in the home, advocate says /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Untitled_7.png

23:32 [CNN: Money] Sony exec: Studio did not 'cave' to hackers //

23:32 [CNN: Money] Staples hack exposes 1.2 million credit cards //

23:32 [CNN: Money] McDonald's 'violated' worker rights //

23:32 [CNN: Money] America's capital for cheap gas is in this state //

23:34 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: NASA Rover Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars

23:35 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?

23:36 [straight] Charlie Smith: Wine-only licences in grocery stores opposed by private liquor store association /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FEA_Wine_2451.jpg

23:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nathan Gardels: Weekend Roundup: New Code War Is Not Funny

23:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: Deportations Down In 2014: DHS

23:39 [Fox News: politics] President Obama signs massive defense spending bill //

23:42 [Reuters: politics] Former Florida mayor sentenced to prison for secret consulting job

23:42 [CNN] NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Rosen: Sean Penn Says Pulling 'The Interview' Gives ISIS 'A Commanding Invitation'

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: ACLU Files Complaint After School Bars Transgender Boy From Using Men's Bathroom

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Keegan: Freedom of Expression is Worth Fighting For

23:49 [CNN: Money] This city is the capital of cheap gas //

23:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Staples: Security breach may have affected 1.2 million payment cards

23:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Army reverses forced retirement policy after lawmakers say it hurt officers

23:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: ISIS reportedly selling Christian artifacts, turning churches into torture chambers

23:49 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Former BIS Chief Economist: "The System Is Dangerously Unanchored; It Is Every Man For Himself"

23:51 [Slate Magazine] Betsy Woodruff: Never Surrender

23:52 [Guardian] Guardian sport: Ali Carter gets all-clear from lung cancer

23:52 [Telegraph] Philip Sherwell: Barack Obama on collision course with Republicans in Congress over Keystone pipeline

23:52 [Telegraph] Peter Dominiczak: Halal and kosher food labelling: shoppers will be told how their meat has been killed

23:52 [Telegraph] AP: Australian mother arrested after eight children killed in Cairns

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