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00:00 [Mother Jones] Hitler, Obama Both Fond Of Slogans

00:02 [CNN] Why Romney's success reads as out-of-touch

00:03 [Slate Magazine] Barack Obama Killed Osama Bin Laden. Period.

00:05 [Pravda] Russia's wildlife record

00:06 [ZDNET] HTC One X is the best HTC device I have ever used (review & gallery)

00:06 [zero hedge] Goldman Explains The Fizzle: "Folks Remembered Europe Isn’t Closed Tomorrow?"

00:08 [straight] Vancouver Asian Heritage Month 2012: Official launch at Vancouver City Hall

00:10 [Fox News: politics] Group trying for independent White House bid faulters

00:11 [CNET News] New Apple store in Houston shot up by gunman

00:12 [Telegraph] Phone hacking report: Alex Salmond refuses to back Parliament's report

00:13 [Slashdot] Android Ported To C#


00:16 [Voice of America] Bolivia Government Seizes Spanish-Owned Power Company

00:22 [Electronic Intifada] New homes for displaced families, yet Israel still restricts building materials in Gaza

00:28 [Russia Today] May Day protests hit the US from coast to coast (PHOTOS)

00:30 [CNET News] Ivy Bridge, the ultrabook edition, due by Computex

00:30 [Mother Jones] No Room for Gays in the Republican Party

00:32 [Raw Story] ‘Black Bloc’ protesters ignite violence at Seattle May Day protest

00:40 [ZDNET] Facebook sent 160 million users to Android, iOS apps in April

00:40 [The Nation] Is Walmart Losing Its Bipartisan Luster?

00:40 [NPR] Live Blog: President Obama Addresses The Nation From Afghanistan

00:44 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 2, 2012

00:46 [OpEdNews] The Next Drones: Autonomous Robotic Warriors

00:47 [zero hedge] This Is the First Time In History that All Central Banks Have Printed Money at the Same Time … And They’re Failing Miserably

00:49 [Disinformation] Natural Selection Driving Human Evolution As Late as the 19th Century

00:50 [The Atlantic: International] The Incoherence of a Syria Hawk

00:50 [ZDNET] Facebook roadshow starting May 7, public on May 18 (rumor)

00:51 [OpEdNews] High Drama as Occupy Asheville Goes to Court

00:52 [Financial Times] US signs strategic pact with Afghanistan

00:53 [CNET News] House calls go mobile via Online Care 6.0

00:54 [Slate Magazine] “Hey, It Worked for Me”

00:57 [Slashdot] NY Times: 'FBI Foils Its Own Terrorist Plots'

00:57 [CNN] Obama's Kabul trip praised, blasted

00:58 [CNET News] Microsoft, take my Nook, please!

00:59 [CNET News] Bethesda teases Skyrim expansion

01:00 [] FBI Sting Charges 5 with Planning to Bomb Bridge; Occupy Cleveland Cancels Rally; Read Full Affidavit...

01:00 [msnbc: politics] Gov. Christie supports Gov. Walker as he faces recall

01:04 [New York Times: politics] On Surprise Trip to Kabul, Obama Signs Afghan Pact

01:05 [] Obama signs partnership agreement with Afghanistan on anniversary of bin Laden's death

01:06 [CNET News] Barnes & Noble to add NFC chips to Nooks

01:07 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Obama addresses the nation from Afghanistan

01:08 [CNET News] So the HTC One X doesn't have quad-core. So what?

01:08 [straight] David Suzuki: The fundamental failure of environmentalism

01:08 [Fox News: politics] Battle grows over extending tax breaks for wind energy producers

01:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Aaron Belkin: Obama, Osama and the Cycle of Machismo: An Open Letter to Arianna Huffington

01:11 [OpEdNews] Occupy Oakland May Day Photo Report


01:17 [CBC: politics] Obama to speak from Afghanistan

01:18 [Financial Times] Obama signs Afghan deal in Kabul

01:21 [CNET News] OWC releases dual drive upgrade kit for 2011 Mac Mini

01:22 [Reuters] Obama swoops into Afghanistan on bin Laden death anniversary

01:24 [Slate Magazine] Is It Time To Stop Trusting Google?

01:25 [Mostly Water] Police Assault Protesting Students in Mexico

01:26 [CNET News] Samsung SyncMaster S27B970 First Take: Beautiful and thoughtless

01:27 [Mostly Water] Nuclear Hypocrisy, Canadian Unrest, WW3 Foretold and Other News [Video]

01:34 [Topix Activism News] Bristol shareholders reject PETA animal proposal

01:35 [ZDNET] California thanks Facebook for 800% boost in organ donors

01:35 [AL JAZEERA] Obama sees 'clear path' to end Afghan mission

01:35 [Utne] Live Updates From Occupy May Day

01:36 [CNET News] Developer tool maker Atlassin readies for IPO

01:36 [Mostly Water] Capitalism Can (Not) be Criticized Like This: Profit: Good – Too Much Profit: Bad

01:37 [CNN] Obama hails 'light of a new day' in Afghanistan

01:37 [Big Think] Negotiation Tips from a Hostage Negotiator

01:39 [Slate Magazine] Working Man's Blues

01:41 [Slashdot] Bug Busters! OpenBSD 5.1 Released

01:41 [zero hedge] Obama's Afghanistan Address - Live Webcast

01:42 [Truthdig] Catholicism and the GOP: An Awkward Tango

01:43 [CNET News] At long last, Boeing delivers the first next-gen 747

01:50 [CBC: politics] Obama in Afghanistan sees 'light of a new day'

01:51 [ZDNET] Over 1.5 million Visa, MasterCard credit card numbers stolen?

01:56 [CNET News] Facebook sent 160M visitors to mobile apps in April

02:02 [Mostly Water] Abdulhadi Alkhawaja Painfully Force-Fed

02:05 [msnbc: politics] Obama hails the future of a 'new kind of relationship with Afghanistan

02:06 [Fox News: politics] TRANSCRIPT: Obama's address from Afghanistan

02:06 [CNET News] Apple updates iLife apps with minor fixes, tweaks

02:07 [AL JAZEERA] Obama sees 'clear path' to end Afghan mission

02:08 [Reuters] Obama swoops into Afghanistan on bin Laden death anniversary

02:09 [straight] Occupy Vancouver alive and well, say protesters

02:09 [Moral Low Ground] Richard Grenell, Openly Gay Romney Spokesman, Resigns Under Pressure from Conservative Bigots

02:10 [CNN] Obama talks exit strategy, signs deal with Afghanistan

02:15 [Fox News] John Edwards' Mistress: Don't Touch My Baby

02:17 [zero hedge] Lock ‘em Up | Fraud on the Court – In Re Delva: Fraudclosure, Fabrication, Bankruptcy and Lies

02:20 [CNN] Transcript: Obama hails 'light of a new day' in Afghanistan

02:22 [OpEdNews] Fear and Loathing on May Day

02:22 [Raw Story] Occupy protesters march on New York and other cities for May Day

02:22 [Electronic Intifada] Palestinians assert right to return on Israeli "Independence Day"

02:23 [zero hedge] “The Great Train Robbery,” California Version

02:23 [CNN: Politics] Romney, Obama trade jabs about bin Laden

02:27 [Raw Story] New York bomb plotter convicted on terror charges

02:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama Punctuates End of Afghan Conflict

02:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Becker: Ex-ICE Intelligence Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

02:32 [Truthdig] Obama From Afghanistan: ‘This Is Where It Will End’

02:35 [CNN] In Afghanistan, Obama pledges cooperation, vows to 'finish the job'

02:37 [Big Think] Obama 2012: The Most Micro-Targeted Campaign in History

02:40 [NPR] Justice Investigating Handling Of Sexual Assault Reports At University Of Montana

02:43 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Talk to us' plea by GM crop team

02:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Australia strikingly unequal

02:47 [Raw Story] Putin, Medvedev toast May Day at Soviet pub

02:47 [Truthdig] Obama From Afghanistan: ‘This Is Where It Will End’ (Update: Video)

02:48 [CNN] Visitors unwelcome in Chinese activist's hometown

02:51 [Fox News] McCain May Aid in Hunt for Tourist Missing in Panama

02:53 [CNN] Two very different characters rewriting China's script

02:59 [CNET News] New Shelby GT500 boasts most powerful production V-8

03:00 [msnbc] Obama hails the future of a 'new kind of relationship with Afghanistan

03:01 [New York Times: politics] Obama Signs Pact in Kabul, Turning Page in Afghan War

03:01 [Slashdot] Venus To Transit the Sun In June, Not Again Until 2117

03:07 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Workers, Students Reclaim May Day

03:09 [straight] The Acorn restaurant plans to bring “fresh face” to vegetarian food in Vancouver

03:12 [OpEdNews] Heart Attacks Without Heart Disease: The Chickens Come Home

03:14 [Global Voices] Ukraine: “If Prison Acquires a Voice, Everything Will Change”

03:17 [Telegraph] Barack Obama promises to 'renew America' in address from Afghanistan

03:22 [CNET News] Google engineer in Street View probe identifies as a 'hacker'

03:34 [Russia Today] Obama cements US support to Afghanistan beyond 2014

03:38 [ZDNET] The slow and steady evolution of cross-platform malware

03:39 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Filipinos Decry New U.S. Military Agreement

03:41 [zero hedge] Is Central Planning About To Cost The Jobs Of Your Favorite CNBC Anchors?

03:44 [CNET News] RIM's BlackBerry 10 takes a lot of faith

03:45 [CNN] Fire breaks out at Tyler Perry's studios in Atlanta

03:47 [OpEdNews] New Stockton Diocese Fr. O'Grady Suit -- Continuing Catastrophe for Cardinal Mahony

03:47 [Deutsche Welle] Boko Haram video threatens more attacks on media,,15920797,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Ucciferri: America Tells the Securities Exchange Commission to Mandate Disclosure of Corporate Political Activity

03:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Has Keneally got RDS?

03:56 [New York Times: politics] Obama and Romney Vie for Mayor Bloomberg’s Endorsement

04:01 [Mother Jones] Democrats Have Moved to the Right, Not the Left

04:01 [CNN] Life not sweet for Philippines' sugar cane child workers

04:02 [Raw Story] Student abandoned in DEA holding cell drank own urine to survive

04:09 [Russia Today] Explosion hits Kabul following Obama’s visit

04:10 [straight] Richmond food activist Arzeena Hamir relocating to Comox Valley farm

04:11 [] International crew brings a Mideast story to life

04:22 [OpEdNews] WWJDD: What Would James Dobson Do? North Carolina Pastor Preaches Violence Against Small Children To Turn Them Straight.

04:24 [BBC: Education] PE lessons 'put girls off sport'

04:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anthony Gregory: Is Iran Really a Threat?

04:53 [CNN] Samsung set to unveil iPhone challenger

04:55 [CNET News] Organ donors multiply with Facebook's new timeline feature

05:01 [ZDNET] Women in Tech: Marlena Clark faces challenges head on

05:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama in Afghanistan: How This Looks Through the Re-Election Lens

05:10 [CNET News] T-Mobile Prism 3G set debut in early May

05:12 [Raw Story] Colorado Senate to vote on marijuana DUI bill

05:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Neighbours' chainsaw clash

05:17 [Raw Story] FCC called on to revoke Fox broadcast licences

05:19 [Telegraph] Explosion in Kabul after Barack Obama visits capital

05:22 [Slashdot] BART Defends Mobile Service Shutdown

05:23 [] Azerbaijan Denies Iranian Reports Of Tanks Massing On Border

05:27 [] Primary art create lion

05:32 [CNN] Mysterious death of MI6 spy grips Britain

05:36 [zero hedge] Sixth Month-In-A-Row Of Chinese Manufacturing Contraction As Jobs Fall Fastest In 3 Years

05:40 [CNET News] Twitter reportedly mulled acquiring photo app

05:42 [Big Think] Why the Olympics Is About Sports and Art

05:47 [CNET News] Samsung tops Apple in mobile survey of U.S. subscribers

05:54 [Topix Activism News] Human rights showdown awaits Clinton in Beijing

05:56 [AntiWar] Israeli Dissent May Create More Space for Iran Nuclear Deal

05:59 [CNN] 3 Secret Service agents refuse prostitution scandal polygraph

06:00 [Disinformation] Egg-Shaped Globule Inside Meteorite Is ‘Final Proof Of Life On Mars’

06:02 [Big Think] What’s the Most Mistress-Friendly Occupation in America?

06:06 [NPR] A Horse Of A Different Color

06:06 [CNET News] OnStar FMV drops to $99 including installation

06:07 [OpEdNews] Occupy Rallies and Mayday March Peaceful in DC: A Journalist's Journal

06:10 [CNET News] Mozilla is first major tech company to denounce CISPA

06:11 [straight] Dan Savage speaketh the truth about the Bible, upsets homophobic Christians

06:19 [CNN] Myanmar's Suu Kyi takes oath of office

06:22 [CNN] Source: Charges to be filed in Florida hazing death

06:24 [Slashdot] Open Research Computation Closes Before Opening

06:26 [AntiWar] Bringing the ‘War on Terrorism’ Home

06:30 [Disinformation] Highly Religious People Are Less Motivated by Compassion Than Are Non-Believers

06:30 [CNET News] Time-shifting BlackBerry camera makes pictures perfect

06:32 [Deutsche Welle] President Obama promises end to Afghanistan war,,15920670,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:42 [OpEdNews] Methodists Delay Vote Until Later This Week

06:43 [Fox News: politics] Human rights showdown awaits Clinton in Beijing over fate of blind Chinese legal activist

06:59 [ZDNET] IBM Impact confab has a Steve Jobs vibe

07:14 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Higher start after holidays

07:20 [CNN] 3 Secret Service agents refuse polygraph in prostitution scandal

07:29 [Financial Times] Carbomb hits Kabul after Obama visit

07:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Avery's bucket list tragedy

07:39 [CNN] Source: Several to face charges in death of FAMU drum major

07:41 [Slashdot] Google Apps Beats Office 365 For US Dept. of the Interior Contract

07:43 [ZDNET] Leaked screenshots: Facebook Messenger for iPad

07:47 [CNET News] Apple reportedly working with Dropbox on rejected apps

07:55 [ZDNET] Leaked screenshot: Facebook Messenger getting video calling

07:59 [CNN] Dozens of protesters injured in Egypt clashes, medic says

08:00 [CNET News] Does Facebook have designs on its own chip?

08:02 [] At least 6 dead in Kabul attacks following Obama's surprise visit

08:17 [Global Voices] Georgia: Beyond Tbilisi

08:39 [] Abkhazia Invites Diaspora in Syria to Return

08:39 [BBC: Health] UK trial for brain-cooling device

08:53 [Fin24 News] Durban in plans to harness sea power

09:12 [Pravda] IMF can do nothing but cripple developing countries

09:12 [straight] Why does having my balls busted by men turn me on?

09:13 [OpEdNews] Chavez in 2012

09:18 [OpEdNews] May Day Protests for Justice

09:24 [Russia Today] Twittelligence: Killing the notion of secrecy

09:25 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: Live

09:26 [The Independent] Five held over London stock exchange camp

09:27 [NPR] NBC Will Stream The London Olympics Live — But Only To TV Subscribers

09:28 [Spiegel] Violent Tradition: Mini-Riots in Berlin Mar May 1 Demonstrations,1518,830827,00.html#ref=rss

09:31 [International Crisis Group] Afghanistan : pour une solution collective

09:31 [CNN] Clinton arrives in China amid tensions over escaped activist

09:37 [Truthdig] Oranizers, Not Occupiers: The Young People Working in the Shadows of a National Movement

09:43 [Deutsche Welle] Clinton arrives in China amid dissident row,,15920979,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:44 [] Chavez in 2012

09:47 [CNN] Rights group documents 'war crimes' in Syria

09:56 [The Independent] Brain scans may identify slackers

09:56 [CNN] Justice Department investigates rapes in Montana

10:00 [Financial Times] Chen Guangcheng leaves US embassy

10:00 [BBC: Technology] Call of Duty game to battle Halo

10:01 [ZDNET] Teradata to acquire cloud digital marketing provider eCircle

10:02 [msnbc] Blind Chinese activist leaves US Embassy in Beijing

10:04 [Russia Today] Ghraib mistake? US student drinks urine to survive prison abandonment

10:06 [zero hedge] The Official Bankster Dictionary

10:08 [New Internationalist] When a winning smile is not enough

10:08 [Topix Activism News] Activist Describes Chinese Dissident's Escape to US Embassy

10:10 [Guardian] Phone-hacking: MPs clash over when Murdoch criticisms were discussed

10:10 [CNN] Rescuers search for bodies after Indian ferry disaster

10:12 [The Independent] BSkyB is 'a fit and proper company'

10:14 [] May Day Protests for Justice

10:15 [CNN] Escaped Chinese activist leaves embassy for medical facility as Clinton arrives

10:21 [Fin24 News] Eurozone manufacturing downturn deepens

10:24 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Chinese Miners Dig Deep for Death

10:24 [Russia Today] Dare not to bare: Hijab in vogue with Muslim glossy

10:25 [CNN] Obama vows to 'finish the job' in Afghanistan

10:26 [AL JAZEERA] Chinese activist leaves US embassy in Beijing

10:27 [Pravda] Russia suddenly becomes NATO's only hope

10:29 [Russia Today] Pirog remains undefeated after Ishida bout

10:30 [CNN] Five killed, dozens injured in Egypt clashes

10:31 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscars venue renamed in new deal

10:32 [Mother Jones] Occupy May Day: Photos From the Oakland March

10:33 [Deutsche Welle] Chinese dissident leaves US embassy 'of own volition',,15921217,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:35 [CNN] Justice Department investigates handling of rape allegations in Montana

10:37 [NPR] Chinese Activist To Be Reunited With His Family

10:42 [ZDNET] Motorola secures injunction against Windows 7, Xbox in Germany

10:44 [Russia Today] ‘We are in Third World War - an economic war. And the weapon is debt’

10:48 [Deutsche Welle] Less than three million out of work in Germany,,15921228,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:55 [Slashdot] Why Intel Leads the World In Semiconductor Manufacturing

10:56 [zero hedge] Manipulative Gold ‘Fat Finger’ Or Algo Trade Worth 1.24 Billion USD

10:57 [AL JAZEERA] Chinese activist leaves US embassy in Beijing

10:57 [Telegraph] A quarter of gardeners are breaking hosepipe ban

10:58 [Pravda] Russian children born abroad to be protected from foreign care

10:58 [The Independent] Kate and Gerry McCann speak of fresh hope over Madeleine

10:59 [Russia Today] PMI ups and downs: China and Russia on rise, Europe in doldrums

11:02 [] Jenin governor has fatal heart attack after home attacked by gunmen

11:04 [Russia Today] Zenit coach Spalletti among Russia job candidates

11:12 [Topix Activism News] May Day protests show weak immigration movement

11:12 [ZDNET] Jailbroken iPads can now multitask apps


11:14 [The Independent] Waitrose steps up battle with Tesco

11:23 [] U.S. pressures UN Human Rights Council to delay West Bank settlements probe

11:33 [Deutsche Welle] Five killed in attack on Cairo anti-junta protesters,,15921429,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:34 [Russia Today] Press freedom survey overlooks changes – Russia

11:38 [New Statesman] News Corp: MPs' report "unjustified and highly partisan"

11:43 [New Statesman] Murdoch tells staff NI internal purge is over

11:43 [Global Voices] Lebanon: Demotivational Humour on Facebook

11:45 [The Independent] Nine held over rape tweets bailed

11:46 [CNN] China demands apology after escaped activist emerges from U.S. Embassy

11:48 [Fin24 News] SA factory orders still sliding

11:59 [Good] Why Businesses Must Help Solve America's Higher Education Crisis

11:59 [Telegraph] Husband 'raped' his bride on their wedding night

12:00 [The Independent] Blake Harrison: 'I've never had a plan B'

12:03 [Big Think] Why I Identify as a Skeptic

12:03 [Global Voices] Armenia: Backhanded Victory for Environmental Activists

12:06 [Spiegel] Azerbaijan and Eurovision: German Government Report Slams 'State Repression',1518,830649,00.html#ref=rss

12:07 [ZDNET] What's in a name? IBM's branding puzzle

12:07 [Amnesty International] US must insist on Chen Guangcheng’s safety

12:07 [Mother Jones] Why the Hunger Games Is the Perfect Science Fiction for May Day

12:07 [CNN] South Africa's rooibos a hit with tea lovers across the world

12:08 [New Statesman] Other people's business, Wednesday 2 May

12:10 [] Kazakhstan: Police on Trial for Zhanaozen Protestor Killings

12:14 [straight] New on DVD/Blu-ray: Beautiful Wave, The Big C: Season 2, Mother’s Day, Underworld Awakening, The Vow

12:15 [Telegraph] Mary Beard: I won't lose sleep over Samantha Brick insults

12:16 [Slashdot] Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline

12:16 [The Independent] Chinese blind activist Chen Guangcheng 'in medical care'

12:17 [NPR] Five Egyptian Protesters Killed In Clashes


12:22 [NPR] Report: Facebook Sets IPO For May 18

12:23 [ZDNET] Dell ultrabook sales better than expected: Who needs an iPad now?

12:27 [CNN] Election could swing in swingy D.C. suburbs

12:29 [Russia Today] Attackers kill 8 protesters in Cairo anti-military clashes

12:30 [Telegraph] Osama bin Laden death anniversary: seven killed in Taliban attack after Barack Obama visits Afghanistan

12:32 [The Independent] Care worker sacked after feeding patient dog biscuit

12:34 [Russia Today] ‘2017: Point of no return on ABM dialogue with US’ - Defense Ministry

12:34 [Slate Magazine] The Fox on Bedlam Farm

12:37 [AL JAZEERA] Several protesters killed in Cairo attack

12:39 [New Statesman] Justin Fashanu and the politics of memory

12:41 [ZDNET] SolarCity seeks its day in IPO sun

12:41 [BBC: Technology] Motorola wins Xbox ban in Germany

12:44 [Russia Today] Domino effect: Bolivia seized power grid from Spanish company

12:46 [Telegraph] Blind Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng leaves US embassy

12:47 [The Independent] Marathon runner Claire Squires' funeral takes place

12:49 [Slate Magazine] Can the United States Build a Foreign Army?

12:50 [zero hedge] Eurosis Is Back With A Bang: PMIs Collapse, Unemployment Surges To Record

12:55 [] Kazakhstan: Falcons Coming Home to Roost

12:56 [] Renewed Violence Follows Obama's Afghanistan Visit

12:58 [Spiegel] Crisis? What Crisis?: Election Threatens to Become Snapshot of Greek Despair,1518,830663,00.html#ref=rss

12:59 [Pravda] How immigrants from former USSR live in Israel

12:59 [Russia Today] ‘Putin illegitimate president’ – rights activist

12:59 [Financial Times] US and China reach deal on blind lawyer

13:02 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 2 May 2012

13:02 [High Country News] The hoof stops here

13:04 [Russia Today] Nashville suspend Radulov from Stanley Cup action

13:04 [Slate Magazine] The Gypsies Are Coming to America

13:09 [msnbc: politics] Obama, top aides discuss the killing of Bin Laden

13:10 [The Atlantic: Politics] Reflexive Bipartisanship Is Just as Problematic as Obstruction

13:11 [CNET News] Facebook's IPO: The growth wild card

13:16 [CNN] Cricket pitch to parliament: Sachin Tendulkar's political move

13:17 [Raw Story] U.S. envoy: Worst ‘not over’ in Yemen

13:18 [Telegraph] Claire Squires, runner who died during London marathon, buried next to her brother

13:18 [The Independent] Rapper Dappy charged over fight

13:20 [CNN] Six killed, dozens injured in Egypt clashes

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Audi breezes to new sales and profit records,,15921608,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:24 [Global Voices] Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals

13:24 [Slate Magazine] Layers of Deceit

13:27 [NPR] Will China Follow Through On Assurances About Activist's Safety?

13:29 [Pravda] The Parasitic American Leisure Class

13:30 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: A 'Remarkable' Outburst from a Black Hole in a Neighboring Galaxy

13:30 [The Atlantic: International] May Day in Israel: Scenes From a Communist Rally in the Holy Land

13:31 [Fin24 News] Sanral respects e-toll judgment

13:32 [ZDNET] Google faces further UK probe for Street View Wi-Fi data collection

13:32 [Raw Story] Taliban announce Afghan ‘spring offensive’

13:33 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Arab League conference on economic impact of the Arab Spring

13:34 [The Independent] BAE bosses accused over job losses

13:35 [zero hedge] America's "Safest Long Term Investment" Is Gold - Gallup

13:36 [CNET News] Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 -- the launch trailer sizzles

13:36 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Ukraine Boycott Calls Meet with Skepticism,1518,830919,00.html#ref=rss

13:38 [Deutsche Welle] Close Orban ally is Hungary's new president,,15921491,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:41 [Fin24 News] JSE all-share hits all time high

13:41 [Guardian] Gareth Williams coroner says mystery of his death may never be solved

13:42 [Raw Story] Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB begins fightback at UK officials

13:44 [Russia Today] Pentagon encircles Iran: Victory would take 3 weeks

13:48 [Big Think] How to Jump Start a Space-Based Economy

13:48 [CNET News] T-Mobile marketing chief steps down, DJ reports

13:49 [Russia Today] US religious shift: Muslims, Mormons lead way

13:50 [The Independent] Spy Gareth Williams' death may never be solved

13:51 [Fox News: politics] US officials defend decision to shelter Chinese activist amid call for apology

13:52 [ZDNET] BlackBerry 10: Best feature nobody's talking about

13:52 [Raw Story] Greenpeace activist flies into French nuclear plant

13:54 [CNN] Chinese activist leaves U.S. Embassy on 'own volition'

13:54 [Slate Magazine] Can Your Preschooler Learn Anything From an iPad App?

13:56 [] Strike Back: US Workers, Students Reclaim May Day

13:57 [CNET News] Mark Cuban flings funding at Flingo

13:57 [Raw Story] Stray parakeet tells Japanese police where he lives

13:58 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Israel approves construction of 1,100 settlement units in Jerusalem

14:01 [CBC: politics] Harper's real agenda visible in budget bill

14:02 [Raw Story] China demands apology as activist leaves U.S. embassy

14:03 [] Pro-Palestinian activists in Scotland to press appeal over anti-Israel hate crime ruling

14:04 [Telegraph] Madeleine McCann: 'no doubt' investigation will be reopened, claim parents

14:04 [ZDNET] VMware revamps end user portfolo, launches VMware View 5.1

14:05 [CNN] How to behave on Instagram

14:05 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: May 2

14:06 [The Independent] Mortgage approvals down on average

14:06 [Slashdot] Last Bastion For Climate Dissenters Crumbling

14:08 [New Internationalist] Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

14:09 [Russia Today] ‘I wanted to make a sports movie but couldn’t find the story’

14:11 [msnbc] Blind activist 'to stay in China,' says US

14:11 [CNET News] Motorola wins injunction against Windows 7, Xbox 360 in Germany

14:12 [Raw Story] Study: Space rock caught some dinosaurs already in decline

14:13 [Fin24 News] JSE All-share hits all-time high

14:13 [New Internationalist] NI shortlisted for Amnesty Media Awards

14:16 [CNN: Technology] Blogger: 'I'm leaving the Internet'

14:21 [The Independent] At least five killed at Egypt rally

14:23 [Big Think] Author Turns a Skeptical Eye to 9 Major Health Claims

14:24 [OpEdNews] Arresting Developments: NYPD Braces for an American Spring

14:24 [CNN] Takedown: How the media almost blew Obama's secret trip to Afghanistan

14:24 [Russia Today] Junk with a sunny outlook

14:25 [Disinformation] UK Govt. Committee Finds Murdoch ‘Not A Fit Person’ To Lead Company

14:25 [CNET News] New iPad online wait time dips to less than a week

14:27 [BBC: Also in the news] Toilet breaks world speed record

14:28 [NPR] 'Afghan Good Enough' May Be Best U.S. And Allies Can Do

14:30 [CNN] Israeli politics in tailspin over Iran

14:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Martin Lewis: The President Bragging About His Wartime Success in an Election Ad?

14:31 [] To Highlight Dangers, Greenpeace Activist Stages Aerial Invasion of French Nuclear Plant

14:33 [ZDNET] Why Intuit really wanted Demandforce

14:33 [Deutsche Welle] Al Qaeda still suffers from bin Laden's death,,15921824,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:34 [CNN] Bobby Jindal for vice president

14:36 [zero hedge] ADP Misses Big, Prints Lowest Increase Since September; Manufacturing Jobs Post Shocking Decline

14:36 [The Independent] Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant arrested over alleged assault

14:39 [ZDNET] Yahoo! aggregates marketing tasks with new dashboard

14:39 [Russia Today] Medvedev endorses law on direct governor elections

14:40 [CNN: Money] HIRING SLOWS

14:43 [] The top 7 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 2

14:45 [Slashdot] Mandriva Not Shuttering Its Doors, Yet

14:47 [Fox News] China Wants US Apology Over Activist

14:49 [Global Voices] Mali: 22 killed as Fighting Continues between Military Junta and Loyalists

14:50 [Telegraph] 'No evidence' death of MI6 spy Gareth Williams related to bondage

14:51 [ZDNET] Why you may never see Windows Phone on the Nook

14:53 [The Independent] Taxi driver's Madeleine McCann 'sighting' ignored

14:56 [zero hedge] The Divergence Becomes Distinct

14:56 [CNET News] Trying to survive annual #SilenceSree Day

14:57 [CNET News] Target ditching Kindle line over 'conflict of interest?'

14:57 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Newseum Dishonors One of Its Own: Slain Spanish Cameraman Jose Couso

15:00 [The Atlantic: International] Mission Accomplished in Afghanistan?

15:03 [NPR] We Had Dinner With Bin Laden In 2010, Men Tell BBC

15:04 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Bolivia Boosts Incentives for Foreign Oil Companies

15:05 [The Atlantic: National] Into The Canon: Tocqueville Among The Sprawl

15:05 [CNN] On Cinco de Mayo, find Mexico in the U.S.

15:06 [zero hedge] And So The World Burns: Global April PMI Summary

15:06 [Telegraph] Pensioner fell to death over sea wall after council deputy leader brands railing plan 'health and safety gone mad'

15:10 [Fox News: politics] Private survey shows US hiring slowed dramatically in April

15:10 [The Atlantic: International] In Afghanistan, Obama Seeks to Learn From the Lessons of History

15:11 [CNET News] Return of the $139 Kindle Fire

15:13 [NPR] Costly Heart Procedures Thrive In Some Places, Despite Cheaper Alternatives

15:13 [msnbc: politics] Obama’s delicate dance on Afghanistan

15:16 [BBC: Education] Pupils want more real-life maths

15:17 [Raw Story] Stewart asks Republicans: ‘Are you on crack?’

15:18 [Deutsche Welle] Standard & Poor's lifts Greece's creditworthiness,,15921799,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:18 [CBC: politics] Harper marks 1 year since majority win

15:18 [] Israel's military censor to monitor Facebook, Twitter, blogs

15:19 [Russia Today] Prokhorov’s Nets move to New York

15:20 [The Atlantic: International] The Politics of the Afghan End Game

15:21 [Fin24 News] Patil's visit to boost business in SA

15:21 [Topix Activism News] US: Blind activist in medical care, to see family

15:22 [Raw Story] Can cargo bikes replace disel-guzzling delivery vehicles?

15:24 [Slashdot] Electric Airplane Ready For Production

15:25 [The Independent] Lord Justice Leveson queries possibility of second inquiry

15:26 [CNET News] Instagram captures more than 50 million users


15:29 [Spiegel] Eurovision Discord: Azerbaijan Accuses Germany of Smear Campaign,1518,830962,00.html#ref=rss

15:29 [Global Voices] Mexico: Blogger Starts Open Letter Initiative to Address Presidential Candidates

15:30 [Pravda] Children of Asia expect athletes from nearly 30 countries

15:31 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt deploys army to quell deadly clashes

15:32 [Raw Story] 2 million British homes face digital TV disruption due to cell phone interference

15:32 [The Progressive] The Dark Side of India’s Success

15:33 [Big Think] New "Beauty Bayron" Particle Discovered by Large Hadron Collider

15:33 [ZDNET] If this is what a Metrofied Bing looks like, more, please

15:36 [zero hedge] Europe's Scariest Chart Just Got Scarier-er

15:36 [CNET News] Nokia cites 45 patents in lawsuits against HTC, RIM, Viewsonic

15:36 [Telegraph] French election: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's wife dropped from coverage

15:41 [Fox News: politics] Internal battle in Obama administration over changes to firearms rules

15:42 [Moral Low Ground] German Investigators Discover Al-Qaeda Plot to Hijack Cruise Ships and Execute Passengers in Orange GITMO Jumpsuits

15:47 [The Onion] [audio] Cat General Says War On String May Be Unwinnable

15:48 [NPR] Hiring Slowed In April, Report Signals

15:49 [International Crisis Group] Back to Square One

15:51 [ZDNET] Nokia sues HTC, RIM, and Viewsonic for unauthorized use of their inventions

15:52 [Telegraph] Claire Squires funeral: sister pays tribute to tragic marathon runner who became 'nation's sweetheart'

15:54 [CNN] Ghosts towns and wild horses in world's oldest desert

15:55 [Guardian] Gareth Williams was probably unlawfully killed, says coroner

15:56 [CNET News] 'Point cloud portraits' bring ghostly 3D images to movies

15:57 [The Independent] Argos owner Home Retail Group in 'brutal' payout cut after profit plunge

15:57 [Fin24 News] Virgin appoints SA space flight agent

15:58 [CBC: politics] Harper tells Tories they have mandate to secure prosperity

15:59 [Russia Today] Iron Maiden frontman ‘Wales’ aviation song

16:00 [Disinformation] Ron Paul on The Real Costs Of War

16:03 [Deutsche Welle] Hungarian Parliament confirms new President,,15922277,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf


16:05 [CNN] Why Occupy May Day fizzled

16:07 [Spiegel] A Glimpse of North Korea: Travels in the Empire of Kim Jong Un,1518,830661,00.html#ref=rss

16:07 [Slashdot] Pakistani Court Rules On Internet Censorship: Unconstitutional

16:07 [Raw Story] Lou Dobbs: Obama slogan tied to ‘Marxists and socialists and communists’

16:08 [Mother Jones] Gingrich Wins! (An Alternative History)

16:09 [Good] Occupy Wall Street is Back—What Happens Next?

16:12 [ZDNET] Oxford University IT staff 'somewhat overwhelmed by Mac malware'

16:13 [CBC: politics] Harper warns of changing world and economic troubles

16:14 [Russia Today] Russian hipsters and motorists announce political ambitions

16:16 [] US Strikes A Military Pose for Iran

16:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Making his own mark

16:17 [Fox News: politics] Edwards lawyers try to strike salacious testimony from record

16:17 [Raw Story] Anti-SOPA leader Mozilla breaks with tech companies to oppose CISPA

16:20 [CNET News] Sony Vaio T ultrabook announced (in Europe for now)

16:22 [CNN] Liverpool beaten at home by Fulham in Premier League

16:22 [The Progressive] Things still unsettled one year after killing of bin Laden

16:24 [] Democracy Now!: As Students Revolt Over Cutbacks and Debt, NYC Occupy Stages May Day "Free University" for the 99%

16:24 [CNET News] BlackBerry 10's bold new features explained

16:25 [CNN] British spy in bag was poisoned or suffocated, coroner rules

16:29 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Sudanese Vice-President calls for liberation of borders

16:30 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] "The Two Guatemalas" Meet

16:31 [The Atlantic: International] Romney vs Obama on bin Laden, Fighting Terrorism, and the End State in Afghanistan

16:32 [Raw Story] Colbert: Paul Ryan should be the vice pope

16:33 [Middle East Report] "The AKP's 'New Kurdish Strategy' Is Nothing of the Sort"

16:33 [The Onion] Anxiety-Ridden Man Rightly Ashamed Of Every Single Thing He Does

16:34 [] Clashes near Cairo Defense Ministry rock campaign, death toll mounts

16:34 [Fox News: politics] South Carolina Gov. Haley cleared of ethics violations

16:36 [The Atlantic: International] Did the U.S. Fail Blind Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng? Not Exactly

16:36 [zero hedge] Guest Post: We Are Not Powerless: Resisting Financial Feudalism

16:36 [ZDNET] Is STEM education declining in the U.S.?

16:37 [The Progressive] Wisconsin Workers under the Thumb of Walker’s Law

16:40 [CNET News] Poll: Do you ever lose your earbuds' eartips?


16:42 [CNN] 'Magic Mike' to strip for the first time at Los Angeles Film Festival

16:42 [Raw Story] Chomsky: U.S. and Europe ‘committing suicide in different ways’

16:43 [NPR] What Pizza Hut's Crown Crust Pizza Says About Global Fast Food Marketing

16:43 [The Onion] Nation's Craigs Reluctantly Announce Plans To Start Responding To Name Greg

16:44 [Fin24 News] Zulu king wants rural development bank

16:44 [The Independent] Potential buyer for Aquascutum

16:45 [Slashdot] German Court Grants Motorola Xbox and Windows 7 Sales Ban

16:47 [Amnesty International] Civilians must be protected amid escalating violence in eastern DRC

16:48 [Moral Low Ground] Daniel Chong, UCSD Student Detained in DEA Drug Sting, Forced to Drink His Urine after Being Forgotten in Cell for 5 Days

16:52 [BBC: Science & Environment] Europe selects Jupiter mission

16:53 [Red Pepper] Classic book: Woman on the Edge of Time – A utopia of resistance

16:54 [Russia Today] Tel Aviv boosts troops at borders with Egypt and Syria

16:55 [CNN] Bonjour Google! Gmail adds auto-translation

16:56 [zero hedge] Europe's Dismal Dispersion Worst In World

16:58 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea's 'jamming' capability poses fresh threat to Seoul's security,,15922264,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:59 [OpEdNews] not sure about mystics

17:00 [Slate Magazine] Audio Cocooning

17:00 [The Independent] Britain's best Bank Holiday beaches (just in case it doesn't rain)

17:01 [Pravda] Gone to say hello

17:02 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Iran Errata: Encouraging Words Turn Out to Be Repackaged

17:03 [Guardian] Gareth Williams's death was 'criminally mediated', says coroner

17:04 [OpEdNews] Oklahoma City: State Capitol in More Ways Than One--A Growing Reputation as Homo-Hatred Capitol?

17:08 [Mother Jones] Why Occupy Should Be the Left's Tea Party

17:08 [Deutsche Welle] E.ON climbs back to profits after nuclear phaseout losses,,15922529,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:09 [] As Israel election looms, push to dissolve Knesset may begin next week

17:09 [Telegraph] Yulia Tymoshenko: Germany threatens to block EU-Ukraine trade deal

17:09 [BBC: Also in the news] Japan tsunami Harley owner found

17:12 [Raw Story] Porn safer than religious websites amid malware surge: study

17:15 [The Atlantic: Technology] How the Blind Are Reinventing the iPhone

17:15 [The Atlantic: National] The Feds Unnecessarily Round Up Wild Horses, Then Complain About Costs

17:15 [CNN] Airport cheerleaders an added perk?

17:16 [The Independent] Heathrow immigration staff to strike next week

17:17 [Raw Story] Major GOP donor arrested in $100 million veteran charity scam

17:18 [CNET News] Verizon's LTE-powered in-home broadband goes national

17:18 [msnbc] Obama, top aides discuss the killing of Bin Laden

17:18 [Slashdot] Apple Blocks iOS Apps Using Dropbox SDK

17:20 [Fin24 News] Iata: Oil prices hit airlines hard

17:20 [Fox News] China Demands Apology After US Protects Activist

17:20 [CNN] New York vs. Los Angeles: For all its flaws, New York 'dazzles'

17:21 [The Atlantic: International] How to Follow the Chen Guangcheng News

17:21 [Financial Times] Blind Chinese activist leaves US embassy

17:25 [Telegraph] Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour of south-west England

17:25 [The Atlantic: National] Millennials: The Greatest Generation or the Most Narcissistic?

17:26 [CNET News] Turn an old MagicJack into a Google Voice accessory

17:26 [CNN] Ghost towns and wild horses in world's oldest desert

17:27 [CNET News] New ticket to Harvard and MIT: An Internet connection

17:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Holly Munson: "If I Were the Devil"

17:29 [OpEdNews] Are We in the Middle of What Will Prove to Be the Deadliest Financial Cycle Ever?

17:30 [Global Voices] Hong Kong: Evangelists Accuse Lady Gaga of Leading Youth Astray

17:33 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Magic Mike' at festival

17:33 [CNN] Prominent blogger: 'I'm leaving the Internet for a year'

17:35 [CNET News] Nokia's Plan B: Patent litigation

17:35 [BuzzFlash] Obama Can't Use Bin Laden, But Bush Could Use Saddam and 9-11 Relentlessly...Really?

17:36 [zero hedge] Hugh Hendry On Europe "You Can't Make Up How Bad It Is"

17:37 [ZDNET] Spotify for iOS goes universal; gets iPad love

17:41 [ZDNET] How Twilio went from handshake to Microsoft Azure partner in a month-plus

17:41 [Telegraph] Abu Qatada's appeal claim to be heard next week

17:41 [] IMF rejects call to cut ties with Iran

17:44 [CNN] Friend of Chinese activist says he left U.S. Embassy after threat

17:45 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest, "Kablammo! Snappy Rejoinder" Edition

17:46 [Slashdot] Sony Put Video Service on Hold Due to Comcast Data Caps

17:47 [CNN] Egypt's military backs transition; 11 killed in clashes

17:47 [The Independent] Misfits actress Lauren Socha sentenced for race abuse on cabbie

17:47 [Fox News] Taliban Attacks KabulHours After Obama Visit

17:48 [Reuters] Dissident to stay in China, Beijing denounces U.S. meddling

17:48 [NPR] About 25,000 Troops May Be Needed In Afghanistan After 2014, Planners Say

17:49 [OpEdNews] America, Circa, May 2012

17:50 [CNN: Politics] Obama's Kabul trip praised, blasted

17:51 [ZDNET] Google brings automatic e-mail translation to Gmail

17:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Dennis Kucinich: We are Not Exiting Afghanistan. We are Staying.

17:51 [The Onion] American Voices: Wind Farms Cause Local Warming

17:55 [zero hedge] NBER's Martin Feldstein Bashes The Deplorable US Economy, Says Bernanke Has Engineered Another Stock Bubble

17:56 [CNET News] When HD isn't HD

17:57 [CNN] Portuguese athlete Ornelas first be banned under Biological Passport testing

17:57 [Spiegel] Picture This: Human Wave,1518,831008,00.html#ref=rss

17:57 [Telegraph] Gareth Williams: police investigating new lines of inquiry

17:59 [Russia Today] Firefox creators Mozilla attack Congress; denounce CISPA

18:00 [Disinformation] Witches: An Ecofeminist History Lesson

18:02 [CNN] Do you need a BA, MA, MBA, JD and PhD?

18:02 [CNET News] RIM CEO: We are not abanoning physical keyboards

18:02 [The Independent] Fatal Delaware River boat crash video released ahead of lawsuit

18:03 [Pravda] Burning Korans in the U.S. hurts the West

18:03 [NPR] Are Asian-Americans An Untapped Voting Block?

18:03 [Deutsche Welle] New agency to keep watchful eye on gas prices,,15922636,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:05 [Fox News: politics] Florida Gov. Scott refuses to ban guns during Republican convention

18:06 [AL JAZEERA] Freed Chinese activist fears for his safety

18:08 [AL JAZEERA] UN threatens sanctions over Sudan dispute

18:08 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 2, 2012

18:09 [New Internationalist] Madeleine Albright to receive America’s highest honour

18:09 [Russia Today] Obama-style War on Terror: ‘Lofty statements’ amid ‘occupation crisis?’

18:10 [The Atlantic: Politics] Pictures of the Day: May Day in Union Square, 1912 and 2012

18:11 [Reuters] Dissident to stay in China, Beijing denounces US meddling

18:11 [Telegraph] Border staff strike: Q&A for travellers

18:12 [BBC: Health] One in ten babies born premature

18:13 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The New World Order: Paranoia Or Reality?

18:14 [CNN] 'Black Ops 2' trailer hints at series' dark future

18:15 [Infoshop] Strike the Banks! Occupy Philly Shuts Down Wells Fargo for May Day

18:15 [Global Voices] United States: Occupy Wall Street Returns

18:17 [] Can a Flea Market Solve the Georgian-South Ossetian Conflict?

18:18 [Pravda] Libya: Why the silence?

18:18 [The Independent] Cardinal Sean Brady rejects resignation calls among new abuse 'cover-up' claims

18:19 [Slashdot] Oldest Intact Red Blood Cells Found on Iceman

18:19 [CNET News] T-Mobile Prism does budget Android for $20

18:19 [ZDNET] Google fixes five flaws in Chrome 18

18:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Munch Scream tipped to fetch £50m

18:23 [CNN] Wildfires threaten West Texas homes

18:27 [Raw Story] Rick Scott allows guns at GOP convention to ‘protect’ citizens from ‘protests’

18:27 [Truthdig] Organizers, Not Occupiers: The Young People Working in the Shadows of a National Movement

18:30 [World Policy Institute] Vietnamese Hip Hop Exposes North-South Divide


18:33 [Deutsche Welle] France set to choose between Sarkozy and Hollande,,15922708,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:34 [ZDNET] Jury questions in Google-Oracle trial hint at copyright infringement

18:35 [OpEdNews] Not Explaining the Why of Terrorism

18:35 [Slate Magazine] Inaugural Charade

18:37 [CNET News] BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha: shape of RIM's future phones?

18:37 [CNN] Aisha Gadhafi reiterates call for probe into father's death

18:37 [] New Study Predicts Frack Fluids Can Migrate to Aquifers Within Years

18:38 [Le Monde diplomatique] Wars of attrition

18:38 [Moral Low Ground] New Jersey Mom Patricia Krentcil Accused of Putting 6-Year-Old Daughter in Tanning Bed

18:38 [NPR] NFL Suspends Four Players, One For Full Season, Over Saints' Bounties

18:40 [Slashdot] Sigrock: An Open Source Logic Analyzer

18:40 [OpEdNews] CEO of a Wall Street Darling Once Was Convicted for the Assault of His Stepson

18:43 [zero hedge] As Europe Re-Opens Spanish Stocks Close Near 9 Year Lows

18:44 [Fox News: politics] Gov. Rick Scott rejects request to ban concealed weapons outside GOP convention in Tampa

18:45 [CNN] Hollywood brings out big guns for a superhero summer

18:45 [CNET News] Startup spoofs Tim Cook's convergence comment with 'Froaster' video

18:45 [Disinformation] A Photographic Recap Of May Day In NYC

18:47 [Raw Story] Sarkozy letter to fund Lybian regime a ‘fake’

18:48 [CNN] Four players suspended in NFL bounty scandal

18:51 [CNN] 'Sacrificed for a future that never came': Family tragedy tells the story of Greece

18:51 [CNET News] Questions from Oracle v. Google jury hint at copyright violation

18:52 [The Onion] PASCO, WA—After repeated rounds of indirect questioning, Mike Sado finally figured out the last name of the roommate he has been living with for the past eight months.

18:52 [Raw Story] 1,550 Palestinians now on hunger strike

18:53 [Deutsche Welle] UN sanctions warning for Sudan and South Sudan,,15922750,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:56 [Slashdot] MIT And Harvard Start New Online Education Partnership

18:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lincoln Mitchell: Romney Had It Easier when He Had a Primary

18:57 [Truthdig] Scenes from Occupy Wall Street’s May Day Celebration

18:57 [Amnesty International] Egypt: Army must end attacks on protesters amid renewed violence

19:00 [CNET News] Find friends easily with Space-time app

19:00 [BBC: Health] Research censorship 'problematic'

19:00 [Disinformation] Amateur Astronomers Track Spy Satellites

19:01 [Global Voices] Cuba: Bloggers Offended by Archbishop's Statements

19:01 [CNN] London mayoral election: Battle of the buses

19:03 [The Nation] Obama's Afghanistan Speech: A Guide to the Perplexed

19:03 [NPR] There May Never Be An Explanation In Death Of MI6 Agent Found In Locked Bag

19:04 [] Hamas says holding secret diplomatic talks with EU states

19:05 [The Independent] Body of 'six-month-old boy' discovered at Scunthorpe recycling plant

19:05 [The Atlantic: National] Stonewall Jackson's Arm Lies Here

19:05 [zero hedge] ECB LTRO LaunCH VeSSeLS

19:07 [Spiegel] Mission To Mars: Austrian Cave Sets Stage for Red Planet Voyage,1518,831024,00.html#ref=rss

19:07 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Sex and Censorship in Azerbaijan

19:08 [Mother Jones] Europe Still Slouching Toward Catastrophe

19:10 [OpEdNews] FBI Supplied the Anarchist "Terrorists" Arrested in May Day Plot

19:10 [CNET News] Netflix may be looking to revive another cult TV show

19:13 [Telegraph] Sir Terry Pratchett: Text and Twitter harming children's development

19:14 [Slashdot] GNU Media Goblin 0.3.0 Released

19:15 [Anarchist news] May Day Molotov in Portland

19:18 [straight] News for Youse: Montreal beats Vancouver in May Day's best of show, plus the FBI foils more of its own plots

19:18 [Fox News] Boycott Takes Flight After Airline Denies Vet a Refund

19:18 [CNET News] Rumor alert: A $99 Xbox 360 with $15-a-month subscription

19:19 [Deutsche Welle] Corruption putting the brakes on EU expansion,,15922774,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:20 [ZDNET] The Vaio T is Sony's first ultrabook

19:21 [Topix Activism News] More war crimes accusations as Syria clashes rage

19:22 [The Onion] Secret Service's Prostitution Scandal Did Not Affect President's Security, White House Adviser Madame Chartreuse Says

19:22 [Raw Story] Syria’s economy contracts as violence surges: IMF

19:23 [msnbc] Jobs data may reveal if recovery is a mirage

19:23 [CNET News] Amazon seeks comedies and kids shows to rival Netflix

19:24 [] Israeli firm's stocks soar as U.S. FDA approves new Gaucher drug

19:24 [CNET News] Europe to explore Jupiter's icy moons

19:29 [Telegraph] Water bills should rise to protect resources, says Lords committee

19:30 [Good] Dumpster Pinhole Cameras Capture a City's Hidden Side

19:32 [CNET News] Will Apple ever make another camera?

19:32 [CNN] Fire at Tyler Perry's studios limited to backlot facade

19:34 [NPR] In Global Rankings, US Fares Poorly On Premature Births

19:34 [Slashdot] MA Hackerspace Building Rideable Hexapod

19:35 [OpEdNews] "We Did Not Choose This War" and Other Hypocrisies

19:35 [zero hedge] China's Unsustainable PMI

19:37 [] Egypt Election in Turmoil 20 After Anti-Military Protesters Killed

19:37 [Raw Story] NC legislator’s wife: Same sex marriage ban protects ‘Caucasian race’

19:39 [CNN] New York vs. Los Angeles: For all its grit, NYC 'sparkles'

19:40 [Slate Magazine] Developing the Smartphone of Toilets

19:40 [The Atlantic: Politics] It's Time to Retire the Phrase, 'This Is the Most Important Election ...'

19:41 [ZDNET] Here's the part of the Microsoft and Barnes & Noble agreement everyone's ignoring

19:41 [Global Voices] Palestine: Mass Hunger Strike by Prisoners

19:42 [] Uzbekistan: Will Karimov Get Blown Off in Windy City?

19:45 [CNET News] Cosmonaut: My stylus is bigger than your stylus

19:45 [Fox News] Blind Dissident Says China Threatened to Kill Wife

19:46 [Telegraph] Evening opening a flop, say GPs, as commuters want morning slots

19:46 [Global Voices] Kenya: State of Software and Intellectual Property Law in Kenya

19:47 [Truthdig] Scenes From Occupy Wall Street’s May Day Celebration

19:48 [Amnesty International] Iran: ‘A duty to inform’

19:50 [OpEdNews] Whitewashing Mass Murder

19:51 [Global Voices] Ghana: BlogCamp Ghana 2012

19:52 [CNET News] Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

19:52 [The Progressive] Meet Scott Walker’s Top 40 Biggest Supporters

19:53 [CNN] FAA issues warning to passenger who filmed bird strike

19:55 [Russia Today] UK turns its back on ‘Magnitsky list’ officials

19:55 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Norman Rockwell-Worthy 1948 Film About Milk, From Cow to Ice Cream

19:59 [NPR] Andy Pettitte Says He May Have Misunderstood HGH Conversation With Clemens

20:00 [OpEdNews] Protesters braved tear gas, pepper spray and arrests on May Day. But Has Anything Changed?

20:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'The Single Biggest Change in Education Since the Printing Press'

20:02 [Telegraph] 'She was gone in a split second': inquest hears how woman drowned after her wheelchair rolled into the sea

20:02 [CNET News] When cord-cutting is better than cable

20:02 [Raw Story] Pennsylvania governor: Forced ultrasounds are ‘the way to go’

20:02 [Truthdig] Violence, USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life

20:04 [NPR] After Bar Brawl, British Parliament Moves To Limit Members' Drinks

20:05 [Anarchist news] Why All the Smashy-Smashy? A Beginner's Guide to Targeted Property Destruction.

20:05 [CNN] 100 charged in health care fraud bust

20:06 [zero hedge] John Arnold Closing Centaurus Energy Master Fund As Central Planning Slowly Kills Off Commodity Trading

20:07 [ZDNET] Best earphones for your iPhone and iPad

20:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Chris Christie Koch Brothers

20:08 [CNN] 'The Scream' to hit Manhattan auction block

20:09 [Mother Jones] Chris Christie: "Do The Right Thing" And Re-elect "Courageous" Scott Walker

20:11 [Global Voices] Georgia: Face Control

20:11 [ZDNET] Blackberry 10: Without platform or apps, even the Avengers can't save RIM

20:14 [Moral Low Ground] ‘Douche du Jour’: North Carolina Pastor Sean Harris Urges Dads to Beat the Gay Out of Their Sons

20:15 [Russia Today] Another day, another blow for the euro

20:15 [The Atlantic: Politics] Romney Turns From Foreign Policy to the Economy

20:16 [Telegraph] French presidential debate: live

20:17 [CNN] Florida charges 13 in death of FAMU drum major

20:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Sunlight Foundation: Congressional Letter-Writing Campaign Helps Torpedo Voluntary Food Marketing Guidelines for Kids

20:18 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S.: Marches and Militancy at Occupy Oakland's May Day

20:18 [Slashdot] Twitter Leaked Obama's Visit To Afghanistan

20:18 [straight] Wally Oppal to make cameo in Uwe Boll movie Bailout

20:18 [zero hedge] Stock Gambling Addicts Go Cold Turkey As IB Yanks AAPL Options

20:20 [OpEdNews] Mayday. Mayday. Mayday.

20:21 [CNN] Justice Sandra Day O'Connor seeks to reverse America's decline in civics

20:21 [ZDNET] Survey: Moms don't want flowers; they want iPads

20:22 [Fox News] Cam-Pain: Gingrich Exits Race With Massive Debt

20:23 [Big Think] The Economics Behind Mining Asteroids for Metals

20:24 [] Knesset official: Early elections will extend Tal Law struck down by High Court

20:25 [BuzzFlash] Isn't It Criminal to Put People in Prison so Corporations and Individuals Can Make a Profit?

20:26 [Disinformation] Why Are You Working So Hard?

20:26 [Fox News: politics] DEA probing how suspect was left in cell for days without food or water, source says

20:26 [The Onion] Minnesota Vikings To Rebuild Other Side Of Offensive Line With Plywood

20:27 [Raw Story] British military runs tests before Olympics

20:28 [] Whitewashing Mass Murder

20:29 [NPR] 13 Face Criminal Charges In Florida A&M Hazing Death

20:30 [Russia Today] Six killed, four critical after explosion at weapons-testing ground

20:31 [Disinformation] A Musical Performance By Four Tropical Plants

20:32 [Telegraph] Prince Andrew visits Dharavi slum in Mumbai

20:34 [Deutsche Welle] German scientists discover bats carry more viruses than thought,,15922757,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:37 [Raw Story] Zimmerman calls Mexicans ‘soft ass thugs’ on old MySpace page

20:39 [Mother Jones] Europe's Collective Action Problem

20:40 [Russia Today] Thrill-seekers feel on top on the world after scaling Vladivostok bridges

20:40 [The Atlantic: Technology] OK, I Said I Wouldn't Complain About 'New Look' Gmail Any More

20:41 [The Atlantic: International] Palestinian Christians and 60 Minutes (cont'd)


20:41 [ZDNET] IBM acquires analytics provider Tealeaf for Smarter Commerce


20:45 [CNN] House chairmen praise Secret Service response to prostitution scandal

20:47 [Raw Story] North Korea ‘ready for third nuclear test’

20:48 [Telegraph] Jubilee river pageant boss threatens to name and shame 'distinguished' City figures who refuse to help pay for it

20:49 [zero hedge] THe SCReaM...

20:51 [msnbc: politics] Obama's 2008 rural appeal will be put to the test in November

20:51 [CNET News] Amazon Cloud Drive gains desktop app

20:54 [NPR] Student Left And Forgotten In Holding Cell For Five Days Gets Apology

20:55 [Russia Today] Operation: Entrapment - Cleveland bomb "plot" masterminded by FBI agents

20:56 [CNET News] Apple's very internal pre-Mac launch rally video surfaces

20:57 [The Onion] American Voices: Jessica Simpson Has Baby

20:57 [CNET News] Microsoft to drop Windows Live branding with Windows 8

20:57 [Raw Story] News Corp board has ‘full confidence’ in Murdoch

20:59 [Deutsche Welle] Coercion claims surround Chen's embassy departure,,15923066,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:59 [Slashdot] IBM Offers Retirement With Job Guarantee Through 2013

21:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] Can Twitter Bring Mexico's Young Voters to the Polls?

21:01 [Disinformation] Al Qaeda Attack Plots Discovered in Porn

21:02 [ZDNET] Google Play carrier billing extends to movies, music, and books

21:05 [Russia Today] Falklands War 30 years on: ‘The British have learned nothing’

21:07 [Fox News: politics] Al-Awlaki's purported last editions of terror magazine surface

21:07 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Gingrich officially drops out of presidential race

21:08 [The Atlantic: In Focus] May Day Around the World

21:09 [Mother Jones] Barack Obama's Composite Girlfriends

21:10 [Slate Magazine] Nooks, Books, and Schnooks

21:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John O'Toole: The Party's Over?

21:13 [The Progressive] Social Conservatives Purge Romney's Gay Foreign Policy Aide

21:14 [zero hedge] US Complacency Near 9 Year High Versus Europe

21:17 [Global Voices] Egypt: Eye-witness Account of Abbassiya Clashes

21:19 [straight] The Newlyweds looks into the forces of marriage

21:21 [Mostly Water] Cop Who Beat Blind Doctor Gets 5 Months Jail, but Appeals Sentence and Granted Bail

21:22 [Raw Story] Scientists have underestimated climate change impact on plants: Study

21:23 [Truthdig] Jon Stewart Rips GOP Hypocrisy Over Obama’s Bin Laden Ad

21:24 [NPR] It's Official: Newt Gingrich Bows Out

21:24 [Slashdot] Finally, a Shark With a Laser Attached To Its Head

21:26 [CNN: Money] THE 95% GO DEEPER IN DEBT

21:28 [Fox News: politics] Gingrich officially suspends campaign

21:29 [CNN] Former NFL player Junior Seau dead

21:29 [CNET News] Northrop Grumman fires up latest laser weapon

21:32 [Raw Story] Scientists watch black hole devour unlucky star

21:34 [NPR] Former NFL Player Junior Seau Is Dead; Possible Suicide

21:34 [Telegraph] Illegal immigrant plotted suicide bombing in Sweden, court hears

21:35 [Russia Today] "Overwhelming military-type response" - Oakland cops could face sanctions for OWS actions

21:36 [CNN] My Mother's Day gift to me: Joyful parenting

21:39 [CNN] Activist says he wants to leave China

21:43 [Raw Story] Controversial ‘mutant virus’ study published

21:43 [Slashdot] Facebook To Go Public On Friday, May 18

21:43 [msnbc] Obama's 2008 rural appeal will be put to the test in November

21:43 [Mostly Water] Toronto Conference Highlights Global Resistance to Canadian Mining

21:44 [NPR] Gingrich Formally Ends Campaign, 'A Truly Wild Ride'

21:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Russell C. Smith: It's Springtime in America -- Can the Occupy Movement Reinvent Itself?

21:46 [CNET News] Oracle tries to rewrite history for Sun and alter Java's future

21:46 [CNN] News Corp. board backs Rupert Murdoch

21:47 [Reuters] China dissident afraid, now wants to leave country-reports

21:47 [Global Voices] Global Voices Podcast: Food for Thought, Food to Eat

21:49 [The Onion] Man To Give Cologne Another Shot

21:50 [ZDNET] Microsoft plans new console subsidization model with $99 Xbox 360 (report)

21:50 [Infoshop] May Day Started Here

21:52 [CNN] Judge rejects gag order in Zimmerman case

21:52 [Global Voices] Panama Commemorates May 1 with Protests and Work

21:54 [CNET News] Leaked specs confirm dual-core CPU for Verizon's Galaxy S III

21:54 [Guardian] MI6 and Met condemned over Gareth William's death

21:55 [OpEdNews] Pseudo-Historian David Barton's New Jefferson Book is a Load of Crap -- and a Bestseller

21:56 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Smugglers Devastate Gulf of Mannar Marine Reserve

21:58 [CNN] Mom pleads not guilty to allowing daughter in tanning booth

21:58 [Big Think] Once-in-a-Lifetime Venus Event to Aid Planet Hunters

22:07 [Reuters: politics] Gingrich formally ends tumultuous White House bid

22:07 [This Magazine] May Day: a catalyst for the Occupy movement

22:09 [ZDNET] E.U. court rules programming languages not copyrightable

22:09 [Deutsche Welle] News Corp board backs Murdoch,,15923127,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:09 [Mother Jones] On Bin Laden Killing, Ex-CIA Torture Chief Contradicted by... CIA

22:12 [Global Voices] Honduras: “Too much violence to keep track of”

22:13 [Raw Story] Missouri GOP lawmaker reveals he’s gay and opposes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

22:13 [] Turkey: Twitter Cuts Two Ways


22:15 [Reuters] Gingrich formally ends tumultuous White House bid

22:15 [] Newt Gingrich drops out of race for U.S. Republican presidential candidate

22:19 [Fox News] Mom Charged With Taking Girl, 5, Into Tanning Booth

22:19 [NPR] Lard Is Back In The Larder, But Hold The Health Claims

22:19 [straight] Video: The Avengers go the silent-movie route

22:20 [Telegraph] Saif al-Islam Gaddafi 'to be tried in remote mountaintop town'

22:23 [Electronic Intifada] Book review: fresh thought on Israeli colonialism offered by "Globalized Palestine"

22:25 [OpEdNews] Daughter of Dianne Feinstein's Opponent Found Dead

22:25 [CNET News] T-Mobile users can tuck Google Play charges into phone bill

22:28 [Truthdig] Not Everyone’s Doing It and That’s a Good Thing, Health Department Says

22:29 [Slashdot] One of Two Hotly Debated Avian Flu Papers Finally Published

22:31 [ZDNET] Open source has become mainstream but still drives innovation

22:33 [The Progressive] Taylor war crimes verdict incomplete justice

22:34 [Infoshop] Otto Gross - the Anarchist Psychoanalyst

22:36 [zero hedge] Name The Country: 101.5% Debt/GDP And... 1.7% Effective Interest Expense

22:36 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened, May 2, 2012

22:38 [] Opposition Report: Turkmenistan’s President Keeps Business in the Family

22:39 [CNET News] Mountain View hosts startup street fair

22:40 [Russia Today] What a coincidence! Breitbart's coroner dead from arsenic poisoning?

22:40 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men

Style: How Peggy’s Clothes Define Her


22:45 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: Newt Gingrich's Greatest Hits

22:46 [zero hedge] Commodities Trounced As Stocks Dead-Cat-Bounce

22:48 [Raw Story] DEA apologizes to student left handcuffed in holding cell without food or water

22:51 [CNET News] Rumor: Facebook to release video-enabled Messenger app for iPhone, iPad

22:53 [Raw Story] Activison uses convicted felon Oliver North to sell ‘Call of Duty’

22:53 [Reuters] Gingrich pulls plug on tumultuous White House bid

22:54 [Deutsche Welle] Messi breaks Müller's 1973 season goals record,,15923153,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:55 [Reuters: politics] Gingrich pulls plug on tumultuous White House bid

22:57 [AL JAZEERA] French candidates face off in crucial debate

22:58 [Truthdig] Today’s Gulags

22:59 [The Onion] [video] Medium Channels The Spirits Of Old Acquaintances For Awkward Small Talk

23:00 [CNET News] T-Mobile confirms it will carry BlackBerry 10 devices

23:02 [CNET News] National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite review: At least it's cheap

23:04 [NPR] Before Recall, Wis. Dems Must Choose Walker's Rival

23:06 [zero hedge] Fidelity Loses Nearly Half A Billion On Green Mountain Implosion

23:08 [The Progressive] Scott Walker's Money

23:09 [Slashdot] Mozilla Calls CISPA an "Alarming" Threat to Privacy

23:14 [Fox News] Gingrich Ends Campaign With One Long Goodbye

23:15 [Mostly Water] U.S. Deploys F-22 Fighter Jets in Threat to Iran

23:19 [CNN] Chinese activist wants to go to U.S.

23:20 [Russia Today] FCC urged to revoke Fox News' license

23:20 [straight] David Lee Roth wrecks Van Halen's victory lap

23:22 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:25 [CNET News] The buzz over BlackBerry's keyboard

23:26 [Topix Activism News] Stars celebrate Amnesty International in song in 1 of Levon Helma s final studio recordings

23:28 [CNN] Muamba makes emotional appearance at Bolton's match against Tottenham

23:30 [Slate Magazine] Are There Legal Forms of Hazing?

23:31 [The Atlantic: Technology] Meet the Digital Camera That Lets You Travel Through Time

23:31 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 3, 2012

23:32 [Slashdot] Automated Dorm Room Causes a School Inquiry

23:34 [CNET News] Liquidmetal in an Apple product? Don't hold your breath

23:36 [ZDNET] Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit bundles high-end offerings at a discount

23:38 [Raw Story] Gingrich officially drops presidential bid

23:45 [CNET News] Is anyone actually going to .XXX domains?

23:46 [CNN] Court: Former Bush official cannot be sued over 'enemy combatant' memos

23:49 [Moral Low Ground] ‘Douche du Jour’: Eric Antunes Arrested for Child Porn, Sex with Girlfriend’s Dog

23:54 [Infoshop] A May Day alert for the Occupy movement

23:55 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Morocco Still Divided Over Marriage of Minors


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