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00:01 [zero hedge] Bank Of America Reveals Pending DOJ Civil Charges Against It, Merrill Lynch

00:01 [zero hedge] Spot The Odd One Out

00:01 [The Hindu - News] Chennithala likely to join Cabinet

00:03 [Reuters: politics] Wisconsin Governor Walker takes spotlight at Milwaukee governors meeting

00:03 [straight] Kiss-in protest to be held at Russian Consulate in Vancouver /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Swinton.jpg

00:05 [CNN: Money] AIG shares jump 5% on buyback, dividend

00:05 [Disinformation] Queen Elizabeth II’s Prepared Speech in the Event of World War III Revealed

00:05 [The Hindu - News] Reveal Saritha’s statement: Vijayakumar

00:05 [The Hindu - News] PCBs to be stripped of banking powers

00:05 [The Hindu - News] No compromise on Deputy CM post: IUML

00:07 [The Hindu - News] Sabarimala temple opens for Niraputhari fete

00:07 [The Hindu - News] Kollam Mayor says Saritha, Biju tried to meet her

00:08 [CNN] U.S. closing key embassies next few days over security concerns

00:10 [CNN] Samantha Power confirmed as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

00:10 [CNN] Is Huma Abedin blaming herself?

00:11 [The Hindu - News] Where dynamite determines Iftar time

00:15 [Reuters] Russia gives Snowden asylum, Obama-Putin summit in doubt

00:15 [The Hindu - News] Sulabh helps families hit by Uttarakhand floods

00:15 [CNN] Hospital chains sued over alleged kickback scheme

00:16 [Fox News] Obama Faces Homeownership Plunge /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:16 [Fox News] HIRED GUNS Mexican Cartels Recruiting US Soldiers as Hit Men

00:16 [Fox News] OBAMACARE? I'LL PASS IRS Chief Says He Doesn't Want to Switch Health Plan /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:17 [Good] How Teenage Girls With Power Tools Transformed a Neighborhood

00:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] How the Polar Bear Lost Its Power, and Other Animal Tales

00:22 [Fox News: politics] Hasan sends writings to Fox News ahead of Fort Hood shooting trial

00:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas passengers struck down with gastro on flight from Brazil

00:24 [Russia Today] ‘Battle won, war continues’: Snowden asylum victory is just the beginning – WikiLeaks

00:24 [CNET News] Making music with your pulse -- for health and science

00:25 [Raw Story] Anita Sarkeesian explains how Nintendo made PMS into a gameplay mechanic

00:25 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: Wynne faces 1st test as premier

00:29 [Russia Today] ‘Battle won, war continues’: Snowden asylum victory is just the beginning – WikiLeaks

00:30 [Slashdot] Hands On With Motorola's Moto X

00:30 [Pravda] Inclusive response to HIV/AIDS

00:30 [Pravda] Britain: No Hiding Place for War Criminals - Except Theirs?

00:31 [zero hedge] Those Hard(ly) Working French

00:33 [CNET News] Amazon rolls out Pinterest-like feature 'Amazon Collections'

00:37 [CNN: Politics] Samantha Power confirmed as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

00:37 [CNN: Politics] U.S. temporarily closing key Mideast embassies over security concerns

00:38 [straight] The redevelopment of Heather Place and why Vancouver's housing crisis is worsening /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/heatherplace.jpg

00:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Flight from hell: gastro outbreak

00:38 [Slate Magazine] The Spectacular Now

00:39 [Voice of America] US Senate Confirms Obama Nominee to UN Post

00:39 [CNN] U.S. closing key Mideast embassies on Sunday, at least

00:40 [Mother Jones] Republicans Won't Stop Trying to Name Ocean Waters After Ronald Reagan

00:40 [Mother Jones] Check Out this Natural Gas-Powered Airplane

00:40 [NPR] 3 Opinions On Whether Snowden Should Fight From Abroad

00:41 [Guardian] House of Lords swells with addition of would-be-mayors and party donors

00:43 [The Atlantic: Politics] DC Cribs: Sally Quinn Edition

00:46 [Campaign For Liberty] Be careful what you Google

00:48 [Reuters: politics] 'Sit down and shut up!' Harry Reid tells noisy Senate

00:48 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon to examine missing troops unit over accusations of waste

00:49 [CNN: Technology] Build your home for $35,000

00:55 [Big Think] To Cool Buildings, Run Water Through The Windows

00:55 [Raw Story] Threat of arrest does not deter illegal immigration, but perceived legitimacy does

00:55 [Raw Story] U.S. stocks jump on strong economic data

00:55 [Raw Story] Russia enacts its own version of the Stop Online Privacy Act

00:55 [Reuters: politics] U.S. official challenges claim that Obamacare hurts workers

00:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama speaks with Palestinians' Abbas, Israel's Netanyahu

00:55 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Pressure Cookers, Backpacks And Quinoa, Oh My!

00:56 [Telegraph] Senate confirms Samantha Power as new United Nations ambassador

00:56 [Campaign For Liberty] Be careful what you Google

00:57 [Voice of America] US to Close Embassies August 4

01:01 [OpEdNews] Postcard from the End of America: Chester

01:02 [Fox News: politics] DOJ may hit Bank of America with civil charges

01:02 [Fox News: politics] Coal-state lawmakers fight to save industry

01:05 [Disinformation] Uruguay Likely to Create Legal Marijuana Market

01:05 [CNN] Michelle Knight: 'After 11 years, I'm finally being heard'

01:05 [CNN] North Carolina shuts abortion clinic in Asheville

01:09 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas flight gastro outbreak

01:10 [Global Voices] South Sudan Releases Detained Ugandan Journalists

01:12 [CNET News] Twitter improves Web search with photos, context

01:12 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka's stepfather had been jailed in Britian three times

01:14 [straight] Recycled shipping container development set to house 12 women in Downtown Eastside /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/502AlexanderStreet.jpg

01:16 [The Independent] Mukhtar Ablyazov, the Kazakh fugitive, found guilty of £2.6bn fraud, wanted by Russia, sued in London, finally captured in France

01:16 [The Independent] Postcard from... Paris

01:16 [The Independent] Doctor Who is it? Identity of the next Time Lord to be revealed on live TV this Sunday

01:16 [The Independent] NICE issues domestic abuse guidelines to healthcare workers

01:16 [BBC: Technology] Luxury companies fend off the future

01:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Super-camera shows how light moves

01:16 [Slashdot] Ken Brill, the Man Who Defined the Data Center, Dies

01:19 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Can electric cars be works of art?

01:20 [Reuters: politics] U.S. shutdown battle begins as Republicans kill spending measure

01:25 [Raw Story] Dolphin deaths higher than normal along U.S. East Coast

01:25 [Raw Story] French court overturns ban on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn

01:25 [Raw Story] U.S. official: No evidence Obamacare hurts workers

01:26 [Deutsche Welle] Samantha Power confirmed as next US envoy to UN

01:26 [Reuters] Obama praises Yemeni leader, makes no mention of Guantanamo

01:27 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi defiant after Italian supreme court confirms jail term

01:29 [CNN: Politics] Hayden: Privacy safeguards exist

01:29 [Voice of America] Reuters: Berlusconi Jail Sentence Upheld by Italy Supreme Court

01:30 [Reuters: politics] White House: Obama to nominate CFTC, FCC commissioners

01:31 [Truthdig] Big Weenie

01:31 [zero hedge] Correlation Collapse Cause For Corrective Concern

01:32 [CNN] Lawyer: Snowden begins asylum with Americans in Moscow

01:32 [Utne] Race, Climate, and the Urban Heat Island

01:34 [Slate Magazine] “I Told You We’d Kill It”

01:37 [Reuters] SEC wins as ex-Goldman executive Tourre found liable for fraud

01:37 [Reuters] Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian government hanging

01:39 [BBC: Science & Environment] Rise in violence 'linked to climate'

01:39 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate Deborah Lee James secretary of Air Force

01:40 [CNET News] Google's Moto X: It's so not nerdy, I could almost cry

01:41 [Moral Low Ground] San Francisco Leads Nation in Rising Home Prices

01:45 [Raw Story] Czech Pastafarian wins right to wear pasta strainer hat

01:45 [straight] Justin Bieber continues his efforts to be named King Asswipe of the World

01:45 [Guardian] Prince William: BBC says sorry for promo image with penis drawn on it

01:46 [AntiWar] Surprise! You’ve Been XKeyscored!

01:46 [NPR] What Chris Christie And Rand Paul Share, Despite Their Clash

01:46 [BBC: Entertainment] New Doctor Who star to be unveiled

01:47 [CNN: Politics] Was Mitt Romney right about Detroit and Russia?

01:47 [CNN: Politics] Mayor's lawyer faults city for not providing training

01:48 [Good] An Employee Fired for Tip-Shaming Raises the Question About Tipping and Food Trucks

01:49 [Guardian] Former Goldman Sachs trader found guilty of mortgage fraud

01:50 [Raw Story] New York woman falls to her death after balcony railing breaks

01:50 [CNN: Money] BofA may face more financial crisis charges

01:53 [Fox News: politics] Lawmakers introduce legislation in the House to reform NCAA

01:53 [Fox News: politics] Obama nominates Deborah Lee James as Air Force secretary

01:54 [Reuters] Buyers snap up vehicles in July, but fleet sales weak

01:55 [Big Think] Using Scent To Reawaken Memories Lost To Dementia

01:58 [Telegraph] Barack Obama praises Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas

01:58 [Telegraph] Scandinavian workers flown in to maintain Lincolnshire wind farm

02:00 [straight] Watch a Bear take a Meals on Wheels approach to Dumpster Diving /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/bear.jpg

02:00 [CNN: Politics] Obama picks new IRS chief

02:00 [CNN: Politics] Was Mitt Romney right?

02:01 [Guardian] Zero-hours contract figures were wrong, ONS admits

02:01 [AlterNet] Monsanto and Big Food's New Ploy to Win Hearts and Minds

02:03 [BBC: Health] Ultrasound 'may stop kidney injury'

02:03 [CNN] Snowden case: What's in it for Russia?

02:05 [Disinformation] The Sorry Tale of Goldman Sachs, the FBI and Sergey Aleynikov

02:07 [Guardian] Top thinktank revises UK output up as consumers start spending again

02:09 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Favorite Thing Out of This Year's Black Hat?

02:11 [CNN: Politics] CNN analysis: Congress in D.C. far less than it used to be

02:11 [Truthdig] Prisoner of Technology

02:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Lily's pain: 'Nobody understands'

02:14 [CNN] Michelle Knight's statement at Castro sentencing

02:15 [straight] Watch a bear take a Meals on Wheels approach to dumpster diving /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/bear.jpg

02:16 [Reuters] Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian government hanging

02:19 [Russia Today] 40 dead, over 120 injured in Syria ammo depot blast

02:20 [CNET News] Is Apple's lack of a retail sales chief hurting sales?

02:20 [Raw Story] Republicans set stage for government shutdown by blocking transportation bill

02:25 [Voice of America] VOA News: Some US Embassies to Close August 4 for Security Reasons

02:26 [Truthdig] Reaction to Snowden Asylum, Another State Legalizes Pot, and More

02:27 [Reuters] U.S. shutdown battle begins as Republicans kill spending measure

02:28 [zero hedge] A Perfect Symmetry?

02:29 [Reuters: politics] Obama taps former Fed economist as policy advisor

02:29 [Reuters: politics] U.S. shutdown battle begins as Republicans kill spending measure

02:33 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Kanebo apologises for skin damage

02:33 [CBC: politics] Ontario polls closing soon as NDP, PC eye gains

02:35 [Slashdot] Man Builds Fully-Functional Boeing 737 Flight Simulator In His Son's Bedroom

02:39 [CNET News] Carl Icahn sues Dell to force Friday vote on buyout bid

02:41 [Truthdig] Sex and the Citadel

02:44 [Russia Today] Googling for bomb? Feds raid house over suspicious Internet searches

02:44 [Russia Today] Colin Powell denies allegations of an affair following email hacks by 'Guccifer'

02:46 [Moral Low Ground] Moroccan Anger over King Mohammed VI’s Pardon of Spanish Pedophile Daniel Fino Galvan

02:47 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates Senate aide for FCC Republican commissioner

02:48 [Good] This Hospital Room of the Future is Designed for Better Care

02:52 [CNN] M23 rebels in eastern Congo face U.N. deadline to hand in weapons

02:55 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon officials press Congress for more time on budget cuts

03:00 [zero hedge] Guest Post: 10 Reasons Why Obamacare Is Going To Ruin Your Medical Care... And Your Life

03:02 [CNN] Terror threat prompts U.S. embassy closures overseas

03:05 [Disinformation] NSA Targets Users Who Search for ‘Suspicious Stuff’

03:06 [Moral Low Ground] Edward Snowden Granted Asylum in Russia, Leaves Moscow Airport

03:07 [CBC: politics] Ontario polls now closed as NDP, PC eye gains

03:13 [CNN] How 'Glee' will handle Cory Monteith's death

03:14 [CNN: Entertainment] How 'Glee' will handle Cory Monteith's death

03:15 [Raw Story] Florida won’t investigate police shooting of Chechen man

03:15 [Voice of America] Obama Praises Yemen's President for Fighting Al-Qaida

03:17 [Voice of America] US Study: Global Warming Makes People Violent

03:18 [Good] People Are Awesome: See What Happens When a Bunch of Inner City Kids Climb a Mountain

03:23 [Reuters] Icahn sues Dell in latest attempt to foil buyout

03:27 [CNN] Deception, threats and abuse: Inside Ariel Castro's home

03:29 [CNET News] Snowden offered job at Russia's top social network

03:29 [CBC: politics] Ontario polls now closed as 1st results come in

03:31 [zero hedge] What Google Knows About You

03:32 [CNN] Snowden out of airport, still in Moscow

03:40 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates Senate aide for FCC Republican commissioner

03:40 [Raw Story] Obama willing to change controversial surveillance programs

03:40 [Raw Story] Caribbean has lost 80 percent of its coral reefs due to climate change and pollution

03:43 [Fox News] IRS Chief: I'll Pass on ObamaCare /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:43 [Fox News] PRECAUTIONARY MOVE US to Temporarily Close Embassies Worldwide /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:43 [Fox News] STARTLING NEW DATA Obama Pivots Focus Amid Homeownership Plunge /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:43 [Fox News] FOX FIRST: Accused Fort Hood Shooter in His Own Words /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:44 [Fox News] STARNES: Editor who told Obama to 'shove it' fired

03:44 [Fox News] Coal-state lawmakers fight to save industry - Despite boom, oil companies struggling

03:44 [Fox News] UN peacekeeping charter business unfavorable to US- Senate votes to confirm Power as UN ambassador

03:44 [Fox News] Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men

03:44 [Fox News] Looming playoffs could end MLB drug negotiations

03:44 [Fox News] Grandma admits killing teen who vanished in 1998

03:45 [straight] Vision Vancouver blocks park board control of Hastings Park /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/wide/3608118230_43b794780a_o.jpg

03:46 [OpEdNews] Rosa Luxemburg: Interview with Luxemburg Scholar and Editor, Peter Hudis

03:50 [Fox News: politics] Senate approves Joint Chiefs chairman Dempsey for 2nd term

03:51 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: 1st results project NDP win in Windsor

03:54 [CNN] Ariel Castro: Most dramatic moments from his sentencing

03:55 [Big Think] Got Grit?

03:58 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: 2 NDP wins projected

03:58 [Reuters: politics] Senate confirms Furman as Obama chief economic adviser

04:01 [Deutsche Welle] Kohl wanted to reduce Germany's Turkish population by one half

04:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] 85,000 runners and the trains are cancelled

04:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Katie murder: guilty plea

04:03 [zero hedge] You Don’t Need An Index To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

04:05 [Raw Story] Armed Wisconsin agents bust into animal shelter to kill baby dear

04:08 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate confirms Obama's head of Joint Chiefs of Staff

04:08 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate confirms White, Stein, Piwowar to serve on SEC

04:09 [Russia Today] 'My son was radicalized, recruited to join jihad in Syria' - Belgian father

04:11 [Slashdot] Fuel3D Start-Up Promises Affordable Point-and-Shoot 3D Scanner

04:11 [OpEdNews] America Discredited

04:15 [Raw Story] Researcher uncovers how to prevent Jellyfish poison from ripping apart blood cells

04:20 [CNN] Michael Jackson estate denies allowing expert to help AEG Live

04:23 [Voice of America] Jeff Seldin: Kerry Leaves Pakistan Hopeful, Despite Divides

04:29 [Russia Today] North Carolina closes last abortion clinic available under harsh anti-abortion law

04:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michelle Chen: Farmworkers Face Silent Spring in the Fields

04:31 [zero hedge] Booze (Like Stocks) Is In Great Demand As Prices Rise

04:34 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:36 [] Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania: The Bug Pit Interview

04:39 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: NDP take 2, Liberals hold 1

04:42 [Guardian] Texas faces looming shortage of execution drug pentobarbital

04:44 [CNN] Massive Yellowstone geyser puts on a surprise show

04:45 [Raw Story] How Solyndra’s disastrous meltdown impacted Fremont, California

04:45 [Raw Story] How solar farms could help save bees and butterflies

04:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Abbott u-turn on school funding

04:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Treasurer Bowen to reveal mini budget

04:48 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: NDP win 2, Liberals hold 1

04:50 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

04:53 [CNN] Woman on first date plunges to death off balcony

04:55 [CNET News] FBI said to be taking a hacker approach to spying

04:55 [CNET News] YouTube plans to open next production studio next year in NY

04:55 [Voice of America] Thai King Ends 4-Year Hospital Stay

04:58 [Fox News: politics] Two San Francisco Bay Area transit unions issue strike notice

04:59 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: NDP wins 2, Liberals hold 2

05:00 [Raw Story] A nun does what Fox News couldn’t do: an interview with Reza Aslan

05:00 [zero hedge] How the NSA Manipulates Language To Mislead The Public

05:06 [The Hindu - News] 10 languages in Karnataka endangered

05:08 [The Hindu - News] Ksheera Bhagya to benefit 1,46,800 children in Kolar

05:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Truth about NBN speed claims

05:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Loved by millions, unknown in Sydney

05:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'War stories' from gastro flight

05:22 [CNN] Canadian woman survives 12 days in the bush

05:29 [CNN] Bay Area transit workers threaten strike

05:30 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: NDP wins 2, PCs take 1 seat

05:31 [AntiWar] Iraq Attacks Continue: 21 Killed

05:32 [zero hedge] The Jobs-GDP Divide And Policymaker Pollyannas

05:33 [Guardian] Father charged with boys' murder

05:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'An abnormality of the mind'

05:35 [Russia Today] NSA surveillance 'has no legal basis whatsoever'

05:41 [Moral Low Ground] A Historic Moment in the Middle East

05:43 [The Hindu - News] Cash-strapped Islamic studies department hopes for regularisation

05:43 [The Hindu - News] Officials inspect new airport terminals in Chennai

05:47 [The Hindu - News] Breastfeeding week kicks off

05:47 [straight] Vancouver's trans march comes as equal-rights bill hits wall /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/files/images/wide/TransWalk%2520006.jpg

05:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Kudirai’ Kumar granted bail

05:50 [Disinformation] Dean Radin on ‘The Eternities’ Podcast

05:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] A budget bleeding red ink

05:52 [Reuters] Russia gives Snowden asylum, Obama-Putin summit in doubt

05:53 [AntiWar] Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

05:58 [CNET News] Small Android tablets gain as Apple 'buzz' fades

06:05 [Raw Story] Jay Smooth explains how Don Lemon’s ‘respectability politics’ internalizes shame

06:09 [BBC: Science & Environment] Miners desecrated Aboriginal site

06:09 [Reuters] After Snowden, no business as usual for U.S. and Russia

06:10 [AntiWar] KLA Boss and the Empire

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Tremors felt in Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana

06:14 [Voice of America] Mali Election Results Expected Friday

06:17 [Reuters: politics] After Snowden, no business as usual for U.S. and Russia

06:19 [Guardian] Dorothy Parker showed me that it was possible to live the life I wanted | Mary Kenny

06:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] ABC, Swisse and the lawsuit

06:25 [Big Think] Taking Loans to the Micro Level: Muhammad Yunus

06:30 [CBC: politics] Ontario byelections: Liberals 2, NDP 2, PCs 1

06:31 [CNN] Case closed: No charges filed over Chile mine collapse

06:32 [OpEdNews] Bradley Manning lynched by the US government

06:32 [CNN] Pro-Morsy group in Egypt calls for million-man march

06:36 [Deutsche Welle] Goldman Sachs banker found liable for defrauding clients

06:41 [Moral Low Ground] Iowa Middle School Teacher Benjamin Hoffman Accused of Sexually Abusing Students

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Much-needed cleansing of MNREGA system under way

06:45 [Fox News] FOX FIRST Accused Fort Hood Shooter in His Own Words /i/redes/icon-video.gif

06:45 [Slashdot] Is China Wiring Africa For Surveillance?

06:50 [The Hindu - News] US ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia over Snowden asylum

06:51 [CNN] Transit workers threaten to shut down Bay Area commute again

06:53 [Sydney Morning Herald] 85,000 runners, trains on hold

06:55 [CNN] Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej leaves hospital

06:59 [Guardian] Japan should follow Nazi route on revising constitution, minister says

07:00 [zero hedge] FaBLaNKFeiN

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Families of fishermen receive financial aid

07:06 [Voice of America] Egypt Urged Not to Forcibly Disperse Brotherhood Protests

07:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Westpac web banking kerfuffle

07:10 [The Hindu - News] “Centre making no effort to get fishermen released’’

07:11 [Reuters] U.S. bankruptcy court to shed light on Detroit case timeline

07:11 [Reuters] U.S. hiring data expected to show modest progress

07:12 [Truthdig] Reza Aslan Finally Gets to Talk About His Book

07:16 [Mother Jones] The Media Loves a Scandal, But Loses Interest When the Scandal Turns Out to be Bogus /files/blog_nyhan_scandal.jpg

07:20 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: McCain's deals and 'wacko-bird' barbs are priceless for Obama

07:23 [Telegraph] Kids traditional summer playtime tumbles, as more parents book up activity clubs

07:23 [Telegraph] British Gas offers daytime discounts on electricity in new trial

07:23 [Telegraph] Chippies go posh as Brits get a taste for gourmet junk food

07:24 [The Hindu - News] TN seeks more time to file counter to GAIL petition

07:30 [The Independent] A humiliating end: Silvio Berlusconi rages as Italian court declares him a tax fraud

07:32 [The Hindu - News] CJI urged to return list of judges recommended for HC

07:40 [Guardian] US closes Middle East and other embassies after security threat

07:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] Budget deficit blows out to $30 billion

07:42 [Voice of America] VOA News: Egypt Urged Not to Forcibly Disperse Brotherhood Protests

07:47 [OpEdNews] Syrian Support Group Stumbles, Falls - The Empire Project Failing

07:48 [The Hindu - News] Summons to Premalatha

07:50 [Fox News] Castro gets life without parole in kidnaps, rapes- DR. ABLOW: Inside Ariel Castro's mind

07:51 [Deutsche Welle] Westerwelle pushes for new start in Egypt

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Anti-bifurcation protests gather momentum

07:55 [Raw Story] John Oliver on Fox News and McDonalds: Both look appetizing but leave you feeling nauseous

07:56 [CNN: Crime] Woman escapes attack, survives 12 days in the wild

07:56 [CNN: Crime] Cal Ripken Jr. offers $100,000 to catch his mom's kidnapper

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Tusker returns to forest

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Aso refuses to resign over Nazi comment

07:58 [The Hindu - News] JAC to agitate for Greater Rayalaseema

07:58 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Telangana protests gather momentum

07:59 [Fin24 News] Hype over farmworker pay unwarranted

08:00 [The Hindu - News] Learning through street theatre

08:01 [Reuters] Insight: Carrefour in the trenches of the hypermarket war

08:01 [The Independent] Britain in debt: More than half of UK adults 'living on the financial edge'

08:02 [The Hindu - News] Banking on inclusion

08:03 [CNN] Doh! 20 biggest travel mistakes

08:08 [CNN: Crime] Castro sentenced to 1,000-plus years

08:10 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Banks' decision to keep interest rates and bond-buying stoke gains

08:10 [The Hindu - News] Siruvani Dam reaches full reservoir level due to good inflow

08:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Westpac online banking kerfuffle

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Traffic on NH44 remains suspended as flood situation worsens in Adilabad

08:14 [The Hindu - News] One protester killed in Sri Lanka military shooting

08:18 [BBC: Science & Environment] Crack down on Everest mountaineers

08:18 [The Hindu - News] JNU student still critical, cops checking call details

08:18 [The Hindu - News] Tusker which killed two returns to forest in Karnataka

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Mass cleaning campaign at PHCs, Govt. health centres

08:21 [Fin24 News] Gauteng finds ghost workers, saves R2.3m

08:23 [The Hindu - News] SP leader brags he got Nagpal suspended in 41 minutes

08:23 [The Hindu - News] JNU will be the same as ever, assures V-C

08:24 [BBC: Health] Texas 'running out of death drug'

08:25 [The Hindu - News] Storm wreaks havoc in Kundapur

08:25 [Telegraph] Scandinavian workers flown in to maintain British wind farm

08:25 [Telegraph] Coroner advised by ombudsman over transgender teacher comments

08:25 [Telegraph] Afghans pleased to see British troops go

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Sand mining issue: “Impact cannot even be calculated”

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Mafia mining riches from sand in Noida

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Street children write to Police Commissioner

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Obama calls Netanyahu, Abbas on resumption of peace talks

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Gas pipeline for industrial estate mooted

08:32 [The Independent] Unspecified threat closes US embassies for a day across Muslim world

08:33 [The Hindu - News] For Shatrughan Sinha, was it politics of ‘warmth’ or ‘threat’?

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Siddaramaiah offers bagina to KRS

08:34 [BBC: Science & Environment] Viewpoint: Plug 'leaky pipeline' for women in science

08:35 [Russia Today] Intensive Tsarnaev surveillance would not have prevented Boston bombing, FBI says

08:36 [BBC: Science & Environment] Crackdown on Everest mountaineers

08:37 [The Hindu - News] A lost elephant attacks people only to save itself

08:38 [CNN] Medal of Honor recipient urges U.S. to re-engage with North Korea

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Corporation Bank to conduct SME loan mela

08:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Restoring native trees to Dartmoor

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Rain batters Hassan district

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Police step up probe into Hanuman Sena functionary “abduction”

08:46 [Fox News] 'Jackass' Hits the Road

08:46 [Fox News] Top Hammock Hangs

08:46 [Fox News] Best Beers for IPA Day

08:48 [The Independent] Met 'set to admit liability' for unlawful killing of Ian Tomlinson

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Extra fee: Differences between private colleges and government in the open

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Moderate-intensity quake hits parts of northern India

08:53 [The Hindu - News] 2G case: SC notice to Unitech MD

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Childline plea to discourage alms giving in Coimbatore

08:57 [The Hindu - News] Ksheera Bhagya: Complete food, incomplete coverage

08:58 [Guardian] RBS announce Ross McEwan as Stephen Hester's successor

08:58 [Guardian] Ariel Castro sentenced to life without parole for Cleveland kidnap and rape

08:59 [The Hindu - News] R. Sairam: Tangedco lineman electrocuted

08:59 [Sydney Morning Herald] First look: Barangaroo on display

09:01 [The Hindu - News] 2G case: SC notice to Sanjay Chandra on CBI plea to cancel his bail

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore welcomes self tatkal counter

09:04 [Guardian] Home Office tactics in illegal immigration crackdown prompt Twitter storm

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Trade unions demand salary on first day of month

09:10 [Russia Today] GMO green light? French court overturns ban on Monsanto corn

09:12 [CNET News] Crave giveaway: Boombotix Boombot Rex Limited Edition portable speaker

09:13 [BBC: Entertainment] Glee to address Monteith drug abuse

09:17 [The Hindu - News] Eco park at Mannavanur to entertain, educate visitors

09:19 [The Hindu - News] Telangana: Five Cong. MPs tender resignation

09:21 [Deutsche Welle] Chilean prosecutors drop charges over 2010 mine collapse

09:22 [Guardian] Berlusconi rails against 'uncontrollable' judiciary after criminal conviction upheld

09:24 [BBC: Entertainment] Composer of the Week marks 70 years

09:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Brodsky: Fast Food Strikes: Raising Wages And Saving The Economy

09:26 [NPR] Our Once And Future Oceans: Taking Lessons From Earth's Past

09:26 [NPR] Four Reasons Why Millions Of Americans Are Leaving The Workforce

09:26 [NPR] Massachusetts Revives The Lost Art Of Making Sea Salt

09:26 [NPR] A Mother And Son Live, And Cope, With Mental Illness

09:27 [Slashdot] Camping Helps Set Circadian Clocks Straight

09:27 [The Hindu - News] TN to press for release of fishermen detained in Iran

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Groups Call for U.S. to Fight Harder Against Child Marriages

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Zimbabweans Looking for a Brighter Economic Future

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Australia Sends First Refugees to Papua New Guinea

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: Bahrain Declares War on the Opposition

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Grassroots Groups Wary of Haiti’s “Attractive” Mining Law

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Despite Stiffer Penalties, Acid Attacks Continue

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Pope Francis: Revolution or Changing to Stay the Same?

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. and Pakistan Try to Mend Frayed Ties

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Balkans Feed the Syria Battle

09:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Waiting for a Word, and a Voice

09:32 [Fin24 News] Rand breaches R10/$ level

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Public recruitment drive in Madurai lacks transparency

09:36 [Fin24 News] Sappi posts loss as weak demand bites

09:38 [CNET News] Jelly Bean takes 40 percent share of Android devices in July

09:39 [The Hindu - News] Manikarnika temple in Uttarkashi swept away by Bhagirathi

09:41 [The Hindu - News] Five fasting students held in Madurai

09:42 [CNN] Kerry says Pakistan drone strikes to end 'soon'

09:42 [Fin24 News] Brent tops $110 on economic data

09:45 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Telangana protests intensify in Vijayawada

09:49 [The Hindu - News] Introductory texts on Tamil literature planned

09:51 [Guardian] Ian Tomlinson: police to offer family compensation

09:51 [Deutsche Welle] India’s 'city of widows'

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Kanna blames regional parties for Telangana decision

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Financier found dead outside his residence in Villapuram

09:59 [Telegraph] How to make the perfect crop circle

10:02 [The Hindu - News] Ministers’ homes picketed as bandh continues

10:06 [The Hindu - News] Tiruchi airport turns into a fortress

10:06 [The Hindu - News] Call to plan for equitable development of state

10:06 [Slashdot] Twitter Wants To Hire 88 Engineers, IPO Signs Grow

10:14 [Telegraph] Stephen Hawking 'is not on the sick' so disabled should not be, says GP

10:14 [Telegraph] Simon Cowell: 'I haven't read the newspapers. Did I miss anything'

10:14 [Telegraph] Tuvalu crisis as prime minister and governor-general try to sack each other

10:14 [Telegraph] Bhutan's 'gross national happiness' masks problems, says new prime minister

10:16 [The Hindu - News] Seven Cong MPs from AP quit Parliament

10:21 [The Independent] RBS no longer a 'bust bank' as it appoints new boss and records huge swing into profit

10:21 [The Independent] Film review: Red 2 - Helen Mirren leads a cast of clapped-out has-beens

10:21 [The Independent] Film review: Only God Forgives - Ryan Gosling's Bangkok bloodfest is a hellish bore

10:24 [The Hindu - News] BCCI calls off Working Committee meet, Dalmiya to continue

10:26 [Deutsche Welle] Taiwanese lawmakers brawl over nuclear power

10:30 [Telegraph] Playboy dropped from US army bases

10:30 [Telegraph] MPs to be banned from touching Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill statues for luck

10:32 [CNN] Castro's victims resilient after years of abuse

10:34 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Telangana protests continue unabated in AP over State division

10:38 [Reuters] Japan says GDP growth could slow to 1 percent after sales tax hike

10:42 [Deutsche Welle] Carmaker Toyota sees earnings up sharply on cheap yen

10:44 [CNN] Bank of England helped sell Nazi gold in 'cold blood'

10:44 [CNN] Berlusconi's fury at Italian court verdict upholding prison sentence

10:44 [CNN] Police: Mom kept autistic son in 'dungeon-like conditions'

10:46 [Telegraph] Most expensive car hire destinations revealed

10:46 [Telegraph] Drunk bin men 'appear happier to the public'

10:48 [The Hindu - News] Couple on all-India cycle trip to campaign for UPA Government

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Blast in Imphal bakery, no casualty

10:50 [Voice of America] Protester Shot Dead at Sri Lankan Tainted Water Demo

10:52 [The Hindu - News] NF Railway cancels, regulates trains following blockade

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Woman found murdered in J.P. Nagar house

10:52 [The Independent] Jack White's wife Karen Elson granted restraining order against him over 'fears for her safety'

10:52 [The Independent] Video: Huge fireball blast in Syria

10:53 [Fin24 News] Vavi rape allegations spark concern

10:54 [Voice of America] Morsi Supporters Plan Fresh Protests in Egypt

10:54 [The Hindu - News] U.S. students get tips on chicken farming in Tiruchi

11:02 [Deutsche Welle] Insurer Allianz insurer logs profit despite flood claims

11:02 [The Hindu - News] ‘NEWS’ gives hope to Narikorava children

11:03 [Global Voices] Brazil Accused of Railroading Indigenous Rights in Proposed Land Bill

11:05 [Slate Magazine] Corrections

11:05 [Guardian] Comic Relief raises alarm over donation to Ugandan charity

11:08 [The Independent] Jodie Foster rushes to aid of Jamie Lee Curtis who is hospitalised after car crash

11:08 [The Independent] London to Stansted Airport trains halted on busy holiday getaway day

11:08 [The Hindu - News] AUT wants centralised recruitment board

11:10 [CNN: Crime] Police: Mom held autistic son captive

11:10 [CNN: Crime] Castro's victims resilient after years of abuse

11:11 [BBC: Entertainment] Avatar will get three sequels

11:11 [CNN: Money] Ready for the jobs report

11:12 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Giant battle takes place online

11:12 [CNN] Chinese web giants join forces in crackdown on 'online rumors'

11:14 [CBC: politics] 6 points in the government's case for Senate reform

11:14 [CBC: politics] Wynne's Liberals stung in Ontario byelections

11:14 [The Hindu - News] AP bifurcation: on day three, bandh total in Vijayawada

11:14 [The Hindu - News] India needs to reduce carbon footprint: PM

11:15 [Slate Magazine] Play the Slate News Quiz

11:16 [The Hindu - News] Iconic IT tower to come up at Duvvada

11:18 [Telegraph] Zara Phillips takes style tips from the Duchess of Cambridge

11:18 [Telegraph] Baby taken to die in hospice survives after life support shut off

11:18 [Telegraph] The World Today - Everything you need to know on August 2

11:18 [Telegraph] Nick Clegg must 'show some leadership' and get 'dirty money' out of politics, says Lib Dem colleague

11:18 [Telegraph] Colin Powell forced to deny affair with Romanian diplomat

11:20 [Pravda] The Russian language under threat in Moldova

11:20 [Pravda] Energy Diet for Russian Regions

11:20 [CNN: Money] Markets ready for the jobs report

11:21 [The Hindu - News] West Boulevard Road median work resumes in Tiruchi

11:23 [Guardian] Inside the Muslim Brotherhood - video

11:24 [The Independent] Music review: Mutya Keisha Siobhan - the erstwhile Sugababes are stronger than ever

11:24 [The Independent] Chemical deaths: Post-mortem examinations will be carried out on couple found dead in Edinburgh hotel

11:28 [CNN] 10 must-see African movies of the 21st century

11:29 [The Hindu - News] Formation of Telangana fraught with consequences: Prakash Karat

11:33 [BBC: Entertainment] Inbetweeners confirm film sequel

11:33 [Guardian] Taiwanese politicians exchange punches over nuclear bill

11:34 [Telegraph] Heroin addict thought Guardian office was 'safe place' to use drugs

11:34 [Telegraph] Egypt braced for pro-Mohammed Morsi rallies

11:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Live blog: Panthers host the Roosters

11:35 [Slate Magazine] Are Growing Pains Real?

11:35 [Slate Magazine] Underground Islam

11:35 [Russia Today] NRA targets gun sale restrictions for minors under 21

11:35 [Russia Today] 'Specific threat' on eve of Benghazi attack anniversary prompts US embassies to close

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Thangal’s contribution lauded

11:37 [The Hindu - News] Govt. defends decision to amend RTI Act

11:39 [The Hindu - News] US tops in user data requests, India among least: Twitter

11:39 [The Independent] Exclusive: New peer Doreen Lawrence condemns spot checks near stations to hunt for illegal immigrants in new stop-and-search

11:39 [The Independent] Simon Cowell keeps mum at X Factor press conference amid baby rumours

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Vaiko arrested for staging black flag demo against PM

11:45 [The Hindu - News] Bid to lay a siege to houses of Minister, MP foiled

11:45 [The Hindu - News] T.P. Chandrasekharan murder case: plea to re-examine witnesses dismissed

11:46 [Russia Today] Russian 'anti-gay propaganda law' won't be enforced at Sochi 2014 Olympics

11:46 [Caritas Internationalis] Food for hope in Mali

11:46 [Slashdot] Using Kickstarter Data To Predict Ubuntu Edge's Success

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Police appeal to Seemandhra protesters

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Bid to lay siege to houses of Minister, MP foiled

11:48 [CNN: Money] If Wall Street's right, Obama may nix Keystone

11:48 [Telegraph] Most MPs to head abroad this summer

11:48 [BBC: Entertainment] First Pavarotti recording released

11:51 [The Hindu - News] Rai for study on Netravati diversion

11:52 [Deutsche Welle] Spain unemployment drops for fifth month, or does it?

11:53 [The Hindu - News] ‘Happy to lay hands on a glass full of milk’

11:53 [The Hindu - News] 37 houses destroyed in winds at Kodencherry

11:55 [The Independent] Insolvencies drop by 6% on last year

11:55 [The Independent] Diners 'rush to eat' at spot where Saatchi grabbed wife Nigella

11:55 [The Independent] Inside the $7m fairy castle doll's house built by 100 people for a Hollywood film star

11:57 [Deutsche Welle] Insurer Allianz logs profit despite flood claims

11:58 [Guardian] Group of men accused of sexually exploiting teenage girls charged

11:58 [Guardian] BA and Iberia owner makes a €500m loss amid company shakeup

11:58 [CNN: Money] Big business in chicken wings

12:03 [The Hindu - News] Civil Aviation Ministry directs Kerala Chief Secretary to provide land for airport

12:03 [Global Voices] Tunisian FEMEN Activist Amina Released from Prison

12:07 [The Hindu - News] BCCI calls off meeting, Dalmiya to continue as interim chief

12:08 [CNN] Skating with Gandhi ... and Tutu too

12:09 [CNN: Money] Markets ready for jobs report

12:09 [The Hindu - News] CBI seeks time on Essar’s plea for joint trial with Raja in 2G scam

12:09 [The Hindu - News] Legislative panel to meet for resuming harbour work

12:10 [Reuters] Defiant Hun Sen says to form government despite Cambodia poll row

12:10 [The Independent] Man repays $500,000 in insurance money awarded for death of son with 4 tons of quarters

12:10 [The Independent] From J Cole Kanye West: Apologies – and the unapologetic - in the new politically correct music industry

12:11 [Spiegel] Last Call: Crisis Threatens Pubs, Mainstay of Irish Society

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Jaya urges PM to summon SL High Commissioner to convey protest

12:16 [Russia Today] Over half Russians approve of Snowden’s activities - poll

12:16 [Mother Jones] What Choire Sicha Learned from His Year as a "Creepy Guy"

12:16 [Mother Jones] Why is Murder Down in São Paulo? The Answer is… /files/blog_sao_paulo_murders.jpg

12:16 [Mother Jones] Florida Gov. Rick Scott Poised to Execute the “Prince of God”

12:16 [Mother Jones] The Feds' Plan to Protect Stock Exchanges From Hacking Isn't Going to Work

12:19 [Good] How Your Morning Coffee Can Make You a Better Designer

12:19 [Good] Poverty Has a Creation Story: Let’s Tell It

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Fate of 43 medical students from Manipur in limbo

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa urges PM to summon Sri Lanka envoy

12:20 [CNN] Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso's Nazi remarks cause furor

12:23 [The Hindu - News] Sharing his knowledge

12:23 [The Hindu - News] NSA’s XKeyscore surveillance program has servers in India

12:24 [Voice of America] US to Close Embassies August 4

12:25 [The Hindu - News] Spaces

12:25 [The Hindu - News] Raja Bhaiya meets SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav

12:25 [The Hindu - News] Crackdown on chit firms, recruitment agencies in Thiruvananthapuram

12:25 [The Hindu - News] Surviving the test of time

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Akhilesh in trouble over Bhati’s ‘suspension in 41 minutes’ claim

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Biogas plant starts trial run

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Taller, better, faster, stronger

12:31 [Russia Today] Random raids being used in UK crackdown on illegal immigrants

12:31 [Russia Today] Australia grossly underestimates growth, unemployment, and debt figures by billions

12:32 [Voice of America] US Diplomat Says China Becoming More Repressive

12:33 [BBC: Entertainment] Broadchurch to made remade in US

12:33 [BBC: Science & Environment] Evolution 'punishes mean people'

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Petitions received for CM's mass contact programme

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Floored by tradition

12:34 [CNN: Money] AIG shares jump 6% on buyback, dividend

12:36 [Russia Today] Gazprom CEO: Shale gas not Russia's concern this century

12:37 [Financial Times] Mugabe heading for landslide victory

12:39 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Baby elephant makes big splash

12:39 [The Hindu - News] Govt. cancels patent of GSK’s breast cancer drug Tykerb

12:41 [The Hindu - News] Tension prevails as FCI staff prevent officials from entering godown at Valiathura

12:41 [The Hindu - News] Aurangzeb, revisited

12:42 [The Independent] Spin Doctor Who? Peter Capaldi remains favourite to replace Matt Smith ahead of Sunday's announcement

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Godavari flows six feet above danger mark

12:44 [Voice of America] US, Russian Ties Strained by Snowden's Asylum

12:45 [BBC: Technology] Latvia resists hacker extradition

12:45 [The Hindu - News] First with the rumour

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Off to Hollywood

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Illegal mining: HC seeks reply from UP govt, centre

12:46 [Financial Times] Indonesia’s consumer boom falters

12:46 [CNN: Money] Why tech's blue chips are so blue

12:47 [Deutsche Welle] Solar trade deal with China 'a fair compromise'

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Two injured in masked gang attack at Students’ Centre

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Keep them who walk with you

12:48 [msnbc: politics] Republicans to propose $40 billion cut over decade to food stamps program

12:51 [Spiegel] Turbine Trouble: Ill Wind Blows for Germany's Offshore Industry

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Kedarnath temple: prayers to resume on Sept. 11

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Distinctly classical

12:53 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Attack In Benghazi: Worth Investigating After All

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Gorkhaland stir: home guard set on fire in Darjeeling

12:54 [CNN] Silvio Berlusconi sentence: Is this the end for 'Il Cavaliere'?

12:54 [CNN] Webb Simpson leads with Tiger Woods on the prowl at Bridgestone Invitational

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Fringe benefits

12:56 [The Hindu - News] The rules of performance appraisal

12:56 [Russia Today] War on secrecy will be won by whistleblowers, but they’ll have to sacrifice

12:56 [The Independent] New RBS boss Ross McEwan paid less than Stephen Hester

12:56 [The Independent] Daniel Pelka: Mother and partner to be sentenced for his murder

12:56 [The Independent] Woman conned into spending £800 on edible apples after trying to buy iPhones online

12:58 [The Hindu - News] Scapegoats on eight legs

13:01 [Reuters] Dell committee and buyout group close to a deal: WSJ

13:01 [CNN: Money] Toyota's profit roars ahead

13:02 [The Hindu - News] Hidden wonders

13:02 [The Hindu - News] In cottage country

13:06 [The Hindu - News] Allure of Allegany

13:06 [The Hindu - News] Doodle fun

13:06 [The Atlantic: International] English Is A Dialect With An Army

13:06 [Guardian] Climate change linked to violent behaviour

13:06 [Guardian] Fracking firm begins tests at Balcombe oil site as protests enter ninth day

13:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] US bat killer still spreading west

13:08 [Telegraph] Clouds interrupt heatwave but sunshine predicted for weekend

13:08 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe vote 'free and credible' despite problems, says African Union

13:08 [Telegraph] Hollywood project 'to be constructed on earthquake fault'

13:08 [Telegraph] Iran's Hassan Rouhani: Israel an 'old wound that should be removed'

13:08 [Telegraph] Ultrasonic whiskers to help blind spot low hanging obstacles

13:08 [Telegraph] CIA 'running arms smuggling team in Benghazi when consulate was attacked'

13:08 [Telegraph] Trash the dress: new craze for ruining wedding gowns hits the UK

13:08 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 2 August 2013

13:08 [Telegraph] Security on Mount Everest to be tightened after Sherpa brawl

13:09 [Global Voices] Police Backup for McDonald's in Local Burger War?

13:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Major Saatchi works to be auctioned

13:11 [zero hedge] Acronym Week Closes With All Important NFP

13:12 [CNN: Money] Weaker yen sends Toyota's profits up 94%

13:12 [The Hindu - News] The background man

13:12 [CNET News] Deadline looms for U.S. sales ban on older iPhones, iPads

13:13 [Reuters] Iran as determined as ever to threaten Israel: Netanyahu

13:13 [The Independent] Edinburgh 2013 review: David Baddiel - Fame: Not the Musical, Assembly George Square

13:13 [The Independent] 'Null and void' or 'free and fair'? World watches as results come in from Zimbabwe general elections

13:14 [Global Voices] Mali Looks for Fresh Start with Presidential Race Down to Two

13:16 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Conference Aims to Boost Mother, Child Health

13:18 [BBC: Also in the news] Spooked baboons baffle Dutch zoo

13:19 [Reuters] Zimbabwe's MDC considers protests against Mugabe landslide

13:19 [Financial Times] Markets unmoved by Berlusconi ruling

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Govt to appoint officers to tackle complaints from whistleblowers

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Four-day magic festival planned

13:20 [Raw Story] After Snowden, no business as usual for U.S. and Russia

13:20 [Raw Story] Accused Fort Hood gunman seeks to renounce U.S. allegiance ahead of trial

13:22 [NPR] U.S. Embassies To Close Sunday, And Possibly Beyond, For Safety

13:22 [NPR] Book News: Battle Rages On In Amazon Vs. Overstock Price War

13:22 [Deutsche Welle] Lufthansa earnings nosedive on restructuring costs

13:22 [Deutsche Welle] Iran's new president Rounhani calls Israel a 'wound' to be removed

13:22 [Fin24 News] Approval for probe of 'Medupi 2' pipeline

13:25 [Raw Story] Even when jobs return, Detroit’s workers fall short on skills

13:25 [Raw Story] Iran’s Ahmadinejad warns Israel will be ‘uprooted’

13:25 [Reuters] Iran's president-elect calls Israel 'wound' on Muslim world

13:25 [Reuters] U.S. gives seal of approval to Egypt's new leaders

13:26 [The Hindu - News] Nigeria blasts toll rises to 27

13:27 [BBC: Science & Environment] Spooked baboons baffle Dutch zoo

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Past, present, couture

13:28 [The Hindu - News] HC rejects Bitty Malhotra’s plea against DNA test

13:30 [Raw Story] Pakistan TV preacher defends Ramadan baby give-away

13:30 [Guardian] GCHQ accused of selling its services after revelations of funding by NSA

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Trawl ban period may change

13:33 [msnbc: politics] At Fancy Farm, McConnell steps into crosshairs

13:34 [The Hindu - News] Behind the scenes

13:34 [Le Monde diplomatique] Kerry's mission impossible

13:38 [The Hindu - News] A war trophy

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Reel adventures

13:38 [Telegraph] Parents of Muslim schoolgirl served gammon to emigrate

13:40 [The Hindu - News] RTI activists oppose govt’s move to exempt political parties

13:40 [Raw Story] New Doctor Who to be revealed Sunday

13:40 [Raw Story] Iran’s president-elect calls Israel ‘wound’ on Muslim world

13:40 [Raw Story] U.S. gives seal of approval to Egypt’s new leaders

13:41 [Voice of America] Anjana Pasricha: India Tries to Restrict Gold Imports

13:41 [CNN] 5 tips for recovering from emotional pain

13:41 [Reuters] Dell committee and buyout group close to a deal: source

13:42 [The Hindu - News] The Talking Tabla

13:43 [CNN: Money] LinkedIn shares soar on earnings and guidance

13:45 [The Independent] I Love My Country: Is the BBC's 'patriotic' celebrity quiz show television's most inane achievement yet?

13:45 [Raw Story] Madonna and Lady Gaga accused of breaking Russian visa rules

13:47 [Reuters] Dell committee and buyout group close to deal: source

13:48 [The Hindu - News] BJP and its partisan politics have driven away domestic and international investors from India: Anand Sharma

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Off to Hollywood

13:48 [Fox News] US Embassies to Close Over Threat /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:48 [Fox News] ''CIT*ZEN' OFFENSIVE?See What Other Words Seattle Tries to Ban

13:48 [Fox News] BATTLE FOR COALLawmakers Fight to Save Industry Amid EPA Regs /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:48 [Fox News] 'GOD HAS A PLAN'Report: Hernandez Claims Innocence in Letter to Fan

13:49 [CNN: Health] 5 tips for recovering from emotional pain

13:49 [CNN: Health] Follow these golden rules of sun protection

13:50 [The Hindu - News] Helping to learn differently

13:52 [Deutsche Welle] Machine learning to help doctors predict the success of epilepsy brain surgery

13:53 [BBC: Entertainment] Radcliffe revisits The Simpsons

13:53 [BBC: Education] Teenager 'must prove disability'

13:54 [CNN] Opinion: Make Olympics in Russia the gayest ever

13:54 [CNN] Follow these golden rules of sun protection

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Toast to friendship

13:54 [Amnesty International] Czech Republic: Protect Roma at risk of violence ahead of far-right demonstrations

13:56 [CNN] The sweet anticipation of a nursery

13:56 [CNN] The end of creative mailboxes?

13:56 [The Hindu - News] Deep rooted love for wood art

13:57 [Voice of America] Robert Carmichael: Cambodia Electoral Body Says No Possibility of Joint Investigation into Polls

13:57 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 2

13:57 [zero hedge] LBMA Data: Beyond The Smoke And Mirrors

13:59 [Red Pepper] Balcombe: How Osborne’s fracking plans are re-energising the environmental movement

13:59 [Reuters] EU signs off on China solar deal, no state votes against

13:59 [CNET News] Could the future of Glass and wearables be hidden in Moto X?

14:00 [The Independent] Video: Magna Carta goes on display in St Albans

14:00 [The Independent] Video: Politicians in brawl over controversial referendum

14:00 [The Independent] New Iran President Hasan Rouhani calls Israel ' a wound on the body of the Islamic world'

14:00 [The Independent] Americans pay GCHQ £100m to spy for them, leaked Snowden NSA papers claim

14:00 [The Independent] Video: Jet engines 'found hidden' on North Korean ship

14:00 [The Hindu - News] Light and shadow

14:00 [Guardian] China's human rights situation is getting worse, warns US official

14:00 [Guardian] Father charged with sons' murder put on suicide watch

14:01 [Russia Today] Apple wins back the world’s most valuable company crown's-most-valuable-953/

14:02 [CNN] Opinion: Snowden is an unwanted guest in Putin's Russia

14:02 [NPR] Snowden Has Job Offers, Place To Live, Russian Lawyer Says

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra home minister says no to dance bars

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Raising a force

14:03 [] Amid Growing Concern on Spying, a Vague Terror Warning /sites/

14:04 [The Hindu - News] BJP has driven away domestic and international investors from India: Anand Sharma

14:05 [Guardian] Daniel Pelka's mother and stepfather jailed for life

14:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: What is killing our honey bees?

14:07 [CNN] Pope Francis calls for mutual respect in Ramadan message to Muslims

14:07 [Deutsche Welle] Venezuela's Maduro faces tough obstacles

14:10 [Reuters] Iranian president-elect's comments on Israel distorted: report

14:11 [zero hedge] The Smartest Money Has Two Words Of Advice: "Sell Now" (And Is Doing Just That)

14:11 [CNN: Living] The sweet anticipation of a nursery

14:12 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: How Putin's move could help Snowden, U.S.

14:12 [CNN: Politics] Lawyer: Russia gives Snowden asylum

14:12 [CNN: Politics] Kerry: U.S. hopes Pakistan drone strikes will end 'soon'

14:12 [CNN: Politics] CNN analysis: Congress iin Capitol far less than it used to be

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Govt. to seek review of SC orders disqualifying convicted MPs, MLAs

14:13 [Voice of America] Iran's President-Elect Calls Israel a 'Wound'

14:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pearce, Maloney spearhead big win

14:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tech-savvy kids at risk of bullying

14:14 [Global Voices] News Websites Indicted over Land Grab Report

14:15 [Raw Story] Climate change linked to violent behavior

14:16 [The Independent] Building activity jumps

14:16 [The Independent] Royal Baby and mobiles lift William Hill

14:16 [The Independent] Virgin TV fights on two fronts as customer wars heat up

14:16 [The Independent] IAG boss Willie Walsh: no Heathrow expansion now

14:16 [The Independent] Video: Protesters dump Russian vodka in streets over country's anti-gay stance

14:16 [Slashdot] Google's Science Fellows Challenge the Company's Fund-Raising For Senator Inhofe

14:16 [Russia Today] Facts and Myths: Gay issues in Russia

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Govt. to seek review of Supreme Court order

14:17 [Guardian] Nick Clegg urged to show leadership on party funding reform

14:18 [CNN] New York Cosmos: Reawakened in the city that never sleeps

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Morsy supporters defy threat to end sit-ins

14:22 [NPR] Could North Carolina Lead A 'Red-State Resurgence'?

14:22 [CNN: Politics] CNN analysis: Congress in Capitol far less than it used to be

14:22 [The Hindu - News] 12 trapped in flash floods in Ujh River in J & K

14:23 [Guardian] Balcombe oil drilling begins after anti-fracking protests cause delay

14:24 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: Mother and stepfather must serve 30-years for murder

14:24 [Telegraph] Ten ways to save your wedding dress

14:24 [Telegraph] Mining company convicted of desecrating sacred Aboriginal site

14:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Josh Horwitz: The Town the Militia Took Over

14:30 [Raw Story] Colbert stands up for ‘Oppressed White Male’ Bob Filner

14:30 [zero hedge] Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: What Wall Street Expects

14:31 [The Hindu - News] Five TDP MPs resign over Telangana

14:32 [Deutsche Welle] On the road in Berlin

14:34 [Global Voices] From Heartfelt to Hysterical, Twitter Parenting Poems Go Viral in Japan

14:38 [OpEdNews] Importance of Capital Letters

14:39 [BBC: Entertainment] Doctor Who: Runners and riders

14:39 [Reuters] U.S. hiring slows in July but jobless rate falls to four-year low

14:40 [Telegraph] Tests to be carried out on couple following suspected suicide pact in Edinburgh hotel

14:44 [CNN] CNN/CIR rehab fraud investigation prompts California Assembly hearing

14:44 [Fox News] Korean War POW finally buried in Calif. after 60 years

14:44 [Fox News] Petition: Declare Muslim Brotherhood a terror group

14:45 [The Hindu - News] Brawl in Taiwan parliament over referendum on nuclear plant

14:45 [Reuters] Threat to U.S. embassies appears al Qaeda-linked: lawmaker

14:46 [CNN] Body of football star Benitez arrives back in his native Ecuador

14:46 [CNN] Meet the pilot who kept Disney's film 'Planes' flying right

14:47 [Fin24 News] Zimplats reports reduced revenues

14:47 [Voice of America] Tehran Leader's Comment About Israel Raises Stir

14:47 [NPR] U.S. Unemployment Sinks To 7.4 Percent In July Jobs Report

14:47 [Deutsche Welle] Ex-Malian premier Keita takes lead in presidential election

14:50 [Disinformation] U.S. Embassies Closing In Middle East Due To Terrorism Threat //

14:50 [Reuters: politics] Threat to U.S. embassies appears al Qaeda-linked: lawmaker

14:51 [CNN: Money] Hiring slumps in July

14:54 [CNN: Living] Want kids to watch less TV?

14:55 [Fin24 News] City Power refutes overcharging claims

14:56 [CNET News] Firefox OS phones arrive in Latin America

14:56 [Telegraph] Is your town centre ugly?

14:57 [The Hindu - News] Govt defends exemption of political parties from RTI

14:57 [Deutsche Welle] German fertilizer company K+S faces departure from DAX index

14:57 [BBC: Education] Private tutors boost grammar chances

14:58 [CNN: Politics] Al Qaeda link in Mideast embassy closings

14:59 [The Hindu - News] For the people

15:00 [Disinformation] Has ‘Curse Of The Iceman’ Caused Seven People To Die Within One Year?

15:00 [zero hedge] Payrolls Miss 162K vs 185K Expected, June Revised Lower To 188K; Unemployment Rate 7.4%

15:01 [Financial Times] France agrees armed forces cuts

15:01 [Slashdot] Surveillance Story Turns Into a Warning About Employer Monitoring

15:02 [Financial Times] Berlusconi ruling fails to shake markets

15:02 [Financial Times] Mugabe heads for landslide victory

15:02 [The Independent] Caudrilla begins drilling at Balcombe despite nine days of anti-fracking protests

15:02 [The Independent] Texas is running out of lethal drug used to execute death row prisoners

15:03 [] Going East! Transcanada to Build Tar Sands Pipeline to Atlantic /sites/

15:03 [CNN] Don't forget your nose: the golden rules of sun protection

15:03 [Guardian] RBS announces Ross McEwan as Stephen Hester's successor

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Of fun, laughter and self-analysis

15:08 [CNN] Doctor Who? New star of British show to be revealed

15:08 [CNN] 7%-plus: The new abnormal

15:09 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: 3D scans helping facial surgery

15:10 [Raw Story] Woman accuesd of spraying green paint on Washington monuments to appear in court

15:10 [Raw Story] NFL player appologizes for using racial slur at Kenny Chesney concert

15:11 [Spiegel] Grandma's House: German Boy Finds Mummy in Attic

15:12 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Muted reaction to jobs report

15:12 [Telegraph] Ugliest town centre in the UK?

15:14 [Financial Times] Social Democrats gamble with Merkel attack

15:15 [CNN] Pro-Mohamed Morsy group in Egypt calls for million-man march

15:15 [The Hindu - News] Centre defends exemption of political parties from RTI

15:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Controversy continues to dog Warner as inexplicable review mars Test return

15:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Three armed attacks take place across Sydney

15:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘Snowden has a place to live in Russia’

15:17 [The Independent] Royal Baby: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge formally register Prince George's birth

15:17 [The Independent] Proms 2013: Palestinian youth orchestra set top perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

15:17 [Fox News] Michelle Knight says she knew she'd escape- DR. ABLOW: Inside Ariel Castro's mind

15:18 [] Turkmenistan: Schools to Scrap Late President’s Holy Book

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Cross-cultural melange

15:19 [CNN: Health] Would you have surgery at hands of a robot?

15:21 [Spiegel] World from Berlin: 'Snowden Had No Other Choice'

15:22 [Deutsche Welle] End to Silvio Berlusconi's political career?

15:22 [Deutsche Welle] Threat prompts US to close embassies for a day

15:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] German Bakery, sanitised

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Going from strength to strength

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Lens with sense

15:23 [The Atlantic: Politics] King George's Revenge: Is Britain Using Our Tax Money to Spy on Us?

15:23 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Republican Push to Make it Harder to Vote

15:24 [OpEdNews] Abortion Politics

15:24 [CNN: Politics] Romney right about Detroit and Russia?

15:25 [Raw Story] O’Reilly: Blacks need ‘peer pressure’ more than sex education and contraception

15:26 [The Atlantic: International] Overcoming India's Menstruation Taboo

15:26 [The Atlantic: International] In Russia, Violent Videos Show a Startling New Form of Gay Bullying

15:26 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: 'deeply shocking and disturbing' judge sentencing remarks in full

15:26 [Telegraph] Firemen fight against Portuguese forest fire

15:26 [Telegraph] Bankruptcies at lowest level in a decade

15:26 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden begins life in secret Russian location

15:26 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi calls for crisis talks with party

15:26 [Telegraph] Moya Greene forced to repay £250,000 gift to buy a house after Vince Cable said he would have vetoed it

15:27 [Reuters] Iranian TV clarifies Rouhani's Israel 'wound' comment

15:27 [The Hindu - News] A fishy affair

15:28 [Truthout] Global Power Project: Banking on Influence with Wells Fargo

15:29 [The Hindu - News] Kabab calling

15:30 [Big Think] Should Businesses Make Money From Poor People?

15:31 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Glee' might end with season 6

15:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Next Doctor Who to be revealed ...

15:31 [CNN: Entertainment] MJ estate denies allowing expert to help AEG

15:31 [Russia Today] ‘Wound that must be removed’? Israel lashes out at alleged Rouhani remarks

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Ground Zero

15:31 [zero hedge] Obamacare Full Frontal: Of 953,000 Jobs Created In 2013, 77%, Or 731,000 Are Part-Time

15:31 [zero hedge] Gold Popping, Bond Yields Dropping As FOMC Moves Unwound

15:33 [CNN: Money] Jobs report weighs on Wall Street

15:33 [The Independent] New York woman killed in 140 feet plunge after railing gives way on apartment balcony

15:33 [The Independent] Home Office anti-immigration Twitter campaign is start of ‘the UK Hunger Games’

15:33 [The Hindu - News] State will not table Adarsh inquiry commission report in monsoon session: Prithviraj Chauhan

15:34 [CNET News] MobileMe users' complimentary iCloud storage plans expire Sept. 30

15:35 [Raw Story] Unemployment rate falls to 7.4 percent despite slower job growth due to shrinking labor force

15:35 [The Hindu - News] A stepping stone

15:35 [The Hindu - News] Back to the haveli days

15:36 [CNN] Al Qaeda threat closes some U.S. embassies

15:36 [BBC: Also in the news] Swiss to launch anthem competition

15:37 [The Hindu - News] Done for posterity

15:37 [The Hindu - News] Major rivers in spate in UP

15:38 [Truthout] Iran Takes Note of a Non-Proliferation Breakthrough

15:38 [Truthout] Iran Takes Note of a Non-Proliferation Breakthrough

15:38 [CBC: politics] Language czar asks Baird to drop English-only business cards

15:39 [Reuters] Iran's Rouhani misquoted in remarks on Israel: state TV

15:39 [CBC: politics] Canada criticizes Russian asylum for leaker Snowden

15:39 [Guardian] Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood 'disappointed' by John Kerry's remarks

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Of poetry and penance

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Amid violence four statehood demands rock Assam

15:43 [Truthout] Coming Crash

15:45 [The Hindu - News] Love for laptops

15:46 [Slashdot] QuakeCon 2013: Carmack On Next-Gen Console Hardware

15:49 [The Independent] James Cameron prepares to make three Avatar sequels

15:49 [The Independent] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso refuses to resign over Nazi remark

15:49 [Voice of America] Elizabeth Arrott: Egyptians Polarized Over Top Ruling General

15:50 [The Hindu - News] A sweet date

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Amid violence, four Statehood demands rock Assam

15:50 [CNN] Peanut allergy kills teen despite epinephrine injections

15:51 [CNN] When one image is worth a thousand tweets

15:51 [Russia Today] Outcry as Russian teacher jailed for 7 years over $13k ‘bribe’

15:51 [Spiegel] SPD's Attack Campaign Spoiled by Rain

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Treebay - Teaming up for trees

15:53 [] Amid Massacres, Kerry Gives Glowing Endorsement of Egyptian Military /sites/

15:54 [CNET News] Comfoo cyberspy campaign still active

15:55 [CNN: Technology] When one image is worth a thousand tweets

15:55 [CNN: Technology] Meet pilot who invented plane 'vasectomy'

15:55 [CNN: Technology] Would you have surgery at hands of robot?

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Designer threads

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Works of art

15:57 [Guardian] Iberia has turned the corner despite owner's €0.5bn loss, says Willie Walsh

15:57 [Fin24 News] SA wine producers to feel the heat

15:58 [Telegraph] Sri Lankan politician to be charged of murder of British aid worker

15:58 [Telegraph] Lessons in spelling 'have no place in 21st century schools'

15:59 [Truthout] Manning Verdict Risks Freedom of the Press if the People Do Not Act

16:00 [The Hindu - News] APCC calls for non-Telangana legislators meet tomorrow

16:00 [CNN: Health] Despite shots, peanut allergy kills teen

16:00 [Big Think] Taxing Wealth: A Pro-Growth Policy Option

16:00 [Raw Story] Brawl breaks out in Taiwanese legislature over planned nuclear plant

16:00 [Disinformation] DisinfoCast: 66: Scott Sigler

16:01 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Jobless Rate Falls, But Growth Lags

16:01 [Russia Today] Putin opposes communist initiative for government dissolution

16:02 [Reuters] U.N. rights chief calls for investigation into Syria massacre

16:02 [Reuters] U.S. says will give equal treatment to visas from gay spouses

16:02 [Reuters: politics] U.S. says will give equal treatment to visas from gay spouses

16:03 [CNN: Money] Jobs report weighs on Wall Street

16:04 [zero hedge] Where The Jobs Are (Retail) And Aren't (Construction)

16:05 [The Independent] President Morsi supporters renew mass protests in Cairo is show of support for ousted Muslim Brotherhood leader

16:05 [The Independent] 26 passengers fall ill on 14-hour Qantas flight from Chile to Australia

16:08 [The Hindu - News] Centre not for giving full autonomy to CBI

16:08 [Reuters] U.S., states propose remedy for Apple e-book price-fixing

16:10 [The Hindu - News] Tonk Muslims protest alleged targeted police action

16:10 [Raw Story] Arkansas attorney general blocks plan to arm teachers

16:12 [CNN] Two months in Baghdad were bloodier than a year in Chicago

16:12 [Deutsche Welle] EU formally settles solar dispute with China

16:13 [Voice of America] Iran: Accounts of Rouhani's Views on Israel Were Distorted

16:13 [CNET News] Dell's Special Committee accepts founder's new deal, adds dividend

16:13 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/2: What is this?

16:13 [CNET News] DOJ proposes ways to halt Apple e-book price-fixing

16:14 [The Hindu - News] African missions cautiously approve Zimbabwe vote

16:14 [Amnesty International] Belarusian activist still languishes in prison, two years on

16:14 [Telegraph] Syrian Christian towns emptied by sectarian violence

16:14 [Telegraph] French interior minister embarrassed by link to jet set Thai monk

16:14 [Telegraph] Prince Harry: the pressure's off me to settle down and have kids now that Prince William has had a baby

16:15 [Truthout] Social Death and the Criminalization of Resistance in the California Prison Hunger Strikes

16:15 [CNN: Money] Stocks slip on weak jobs report

16:15 [CNN: Money] Not so fab: SEC now 1-for-4 in post crisis cases

16:15 [CNN: Money] Weight Watchers plunges 18% on dismal results

16:16 [Financial Times] IMF casts dark shadow over Spanish jobs

16:17 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 2, 2013 /files/saw%208-2.jpeg

16:17 [BBC: Education] University admissions 'out of date'

16:17 [NPR] Is Uruguay's Marijuana Legalization Vote A Tipping Point?

16:17 [CBC: politics] Iran's president-elect calls Israel 'old wound'

16:19 [Financial Times] Europe vies with China in electric bus race

16:20 [The Independent] 'Evolution will punish you if you're selfish and mean' says new study

16:20 [The Independent] From J Cole Kanye West: Apologies – and the unapologetic - music industry

16:21 [CNN: Technology] Pilot invented plane 'vasectomy'

16:21 [CNN: Technology] Surgery at hands of robot?

16:21 [CNN: Technology] Images overtaking texting

16:22 [The Hindu - News] Subsiding Telangana pain, reopens Assam wound

16:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. says visas from gay spouses will get equal treatment

16:26 [CNN] Ninth woman says San Diego mayor sexually harassed her

16:26 [CNN] Bulger offers $822,000 to relatives of two murder victims

16:30 [Big Think] Tourists as Inverse Role Models, or the Benefits of Optionality

16:31 [Slashdot] Using Java In Low Latency Environments

16:32 [Spiegel] Off the Streets, Onto the Pitch: Beating FIFA at Its Own Game in South Africa

16:32 [zero hedge] THe HeRo (revisited)

16:32 [zero hedge] US Factory Orders Miss (Again); Biggest 4-Month Drop In A Year

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Tonk Muslims protest alleged police action

16:34 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra Assembly skips tabling of Adarsh scam report

16:35 [CNET News] Get a Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock for $99.99 shipped

16:35 [Raw Story] Official refuses to resign after saying Japan should follow Nazis’ constitution overhaul

16:37 [Deutsche Welle] Tough choice as Israel plans to free Palestinians

16:37 [NPR] Postmaster: We Photograph Your Mail, But Not To Snoop

16:38 [straight] News for Youse: PNE will control Hastings Park, Mountie sued, and containers become social housing /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/files/images/wide/COL_Sanctuary_2191.jpg

16:40 [CNN: Crime] Bulger offers $822,000 to relatives of two murder victims

16:41 [The Progressive] The Most Unfair Criticism of Huma Abedin

16:42 [Truthdig] Climate Change Means Increased Violence

16:42 [Deutsche Welle] Diaper-free parenting without poo on the couch

16:42 [The Nation] With One Prisoner Dead, Will California Listen to the Hunger Strikers?

16:43 [] Armenia: Police Block Bus Activists' Tent Protest

16:44 [CBC: politics] Iran's president-elect calls Israel 'wound'

16:45 [CNN: Money] Tourists get a break: Greece cuts restaurant tax

16:45 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for August 2, 2013

16:45 [] Democracy Now!: Reps. Conyers & Massie on Bipartisan Campaign Against NSA Spying; Call For James Clapper to Resign

16:45 [] Democracy Now!: “We Are Slowly Dying”: Fast Food Workers Launch Strike For Living Wage and Right to Unionize

16:47 [BBC: Entertainment] Dennis and Warwick join Spamalot

16:48 [The Hindu - News] Govt mulls handing penalising powers to Trai

16:49 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Google County Times: The Future of Local News?

16:51 [Russia Today] US has no legal ground to object to Snowden temporary asylum

16:51 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Webscape: Split the bill sensibly

16:51 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I'm not happy. I want to die'

16:52 [Guardian] Tunisian tensions escalate amid Arab spring's unravelling

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Dead lizard in mid-day meal in Odisha

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Govt mulls handing penalising powers to TRAI

16:55 [zero hedge] Ten Times More Waiter And Bartender Than Manufacturing Jobs Added In 2013

16:55 [zero hedge] US Embassies Across Muslim World Mysteriously Shutting Down This Weekend

16:55 [CNN: Money] Dell raises takeover offer again

16:55 [CNN: Money] SEC has won just 1 out of 4 post-crisis cases

16:56 [CNN: Entertainment] Amanda Bynes: Then and now

16:56 [Russia Today] Exploratory fracking tests outside London kick off despite protests

16:57 [Truthdig] The Landscape of Wall Street’s Creative Destruction

16:57 [CNN] 33 great things about Harry Potter (in honor of his 33rd birthday)

16:57 [The Onion] American Voices: Armed George Zimmerman Given Warning For Speeding

16:58 [CBC: politics] Iran's president-elect calls Israel a 'wound'

16:58 [CBC: politics] Pirate Party poised to contest Rae's Toronto Centre riding

16:58 [The Hindu - News] After early shock, INSAT-3D bound for slot

16:59 [OpEdNews] Lyndon Johnson and the JFK Assassination

17:00 [CNN: Technology] Apparently This Matters: Got leftovers? Wanna trade?

17:00 [Reuters] Michael Dell clinches new $24.8 billion buyout deal

17:00 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe opposition will refuse to recognise result

17:00 [Telegraph] Man with learning difficulties could be forcibly sterilised in UK first

17:00 [Telegraph] 'Your Country Needs You' - The myth about the First World War poster that 'never existed'

17:01 [CNN] Casualties mount at alarming rate in Iraq

17:01 [Slashdot] Duke Energy Scraps Plans For Florida Nuclear Plant, Forced To Delay Others

17:02 [Mother Jones] July Jobs Report: More Deceptively Positive Numbers /files/cbpp%20chart.png

17:02 [Mother Jones] Daily Show Picks Up MoJo Story on Fox News Host's Inflation Whopper

17:02 [Deutsche Welle] Mali's Keita, Cisse to face each other in run-off vote

17:02 [CNN] Apparently This Matters: Sharing leftovers with strangers

17:02 [CNN] Kelly Clarkson purchase of Jane Austen ring hits snag

17:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] 50 Shades of Terror: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

17:04 [OpEdNews] The Street Angle, The Straight Anglo and The Real Fight Club

17:04 [OpEdNews] Imran tells Kerry drones helping terrorists

17:05 [Voice of America] US to Close Embassies August 4

17:05 [Raw Story] Texas cop took fan photos before letting Zimmerman off with warning

17:05 [Disinformation] Climate Change Leads To Increase In Violence //

17:06 [Reuters] U.S. says visas from gay spouses will get equal treatment

17:08 [Guardian] Television's golden age is no threat to Hollywood – at least not yet | Tom Shone

17:08 [The Independent] Ten charged in Coventry over teen sex abuse

17:08 [The Independent] Is this the worst driving test in history? Woman fails test within ten seconds after flipping car

17:11 [The Hindu - News] Our PM choice is obvious, it is the Congress’ turn says BJP

17:11 [CNN: Travel] A 'vasectomy' and other 'Planes' secrets

17:11 [CNN: Travel] Doh! 20 biggest travel mistakes

17:12 [zero hedge] Biderman Blasts Bernanke's "Biggest Bubble Of All-Time"

17:13 [The Hindu - News] Pak preacher to continue giving away babies on TV show

17:14 [The Onion] Two People Who Went To Same College Ruin Evening For Rest Of Group

17:14 [OpEdNews] A Delphi Paper, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and International Order

17:14 [World Policy Institute] Egypt's Army Has Restored Its Own Power, Not Democracy

17:15 [The Hindu - News] Pak. preacher gives away babies on TV

17:16 [Slate Magazine] “The Army Is on the Edge”

17:17 [Telegraph] Sheriff urged to convict MSP of 'systematic abuse' of his ex-wives

17:17 [Telegraph] Nigel Farage attacks Home Office immigrant spot checks as 'un-British'

17:17 [Telegraph] Pressure off for Prince Harry

17:17 [Telegraph] Watch live: Egyptian pro-Morsi demonstrators rally as police disperse camps

17:17 [Telegraph] Mumbai taxis facing the end of the road

17:17 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan preacher gives away babies on TV

17:17 [NPR] Giant Lion May Be King Of All Football Field Logos

17:18 [Campaign For Liberty] Congress Gets Obamacare Fix

17:19 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Climate Is Set to Change 'Orders of Magnitude' Faster Than at Any Time in the Past 65 Million Years

17:20 [Fin24 News] End child labour - Cosatu

17:22 [Spiegel] Unhealthy Obsession: Why Italy's Destiny Is�Tied to�Berlusconi

17:22 [Truthdig] ‘Let’s Be Old-Fashioned’: Remembering Gore Vidal

17:22 [Deutsche Welle] Sex, lies and cannibalism in Sweden: was it all just a miscarriage of justice?

17:22 [NPR] FDA Approves Gluten-Free Label

17:22 [NPR] State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

17:23 [The Hindu - News] Subsiding Telangana pain reopens Assam wounds

17:23 [The Independent] Allotment holders in victory over Eric Pickles

17:23 [The Independent] 'Some people are gay, get over it!' Actor has the last word in battle with homophobic heckler

17:25 [Raw Story] State Department issues worldwide travel alert for U.S. citizens due to al-Qaeda threat

17:26 [Unicef] Setting aside spaces for breastfeeding mothers throughout China

17:27 [zero hedge] Record Jobs For Old Workers; For Others - Not So Much

17:27 [NPR] Nepal To Clamp Down On Everest Expeditions

17:31 [Telegraph] Charles Saatchi's multimillion-pound art collection up for sale

17:31 [Telegraph] Chief constable of Police Scotland urged to 'get a grip' of new national force

17:31 [Telegraph] How the chemicals in your blood can betray your wealth

17:31 [The Hindu - News] African Union cautiously endorses Zimbabwe vote

17:31 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

17:32 [Spiegel] Picture This: Ominous Mammatus

17:32 [NPR] Jobs Have Been Added, But Why Are Wages Stubborn?

17:32 [NPR] Pope Francis' Comments: 'A Bridge, Not A Barrier'?

17:32 [NPR] Bradley Manning: Whistleblower Or Traitor?

17:32 [NPR] Barbershop Guys Take A Swing At Sports Controversies

17:33 [The Hindu - News] Water alert in Bihar as school children become ill

17:33 [The Hindu - News] Govt unveils new telecom licence norms

17:34 [Guardian] Carlton Cannes jewellery heist bears hallmarks of Pink Panther gang

17:34 [Foreign Policy in Focus] John Kerry’s Doomed Peace Process

17:34 [CNET News] New Doctor Who star to be revealed Sunday

17:35 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

17:36 [This Magazine] Friday FTW: Vancouver’s rainbow crosswalks

17:37 [The Hindu - News] Easing FDI norms to boost investor sentiment: Experts

17:38 [Moral Low Ground] New Evidence CIA Drone Strikes Targeted Pakistani First Responders

17:39 [The Hindu - News] Snowden settles down in Russia

17:40 [Raw Story] First woman Citadel graduate primaries Sen. Lindsay Graham over Obamacare, Syrian war

17:42 [The Onion] [video] Report: Economy Just One Speech Away From Recovery

17:42 [Reuters] U.S. issues global travel alert, cites potential al Qaeda threat

17:43 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Glee's' post-Monteith plan

17:45 [Raw Story] Louisiana police given ‘untruthful statements’ after 5-year-old shoots 3-year-old

17:46 [Slashdot] How Did My Stratosphere Ever Get Shipped?

17:48 [Fox News] MYSTERIOUS CLICK Zimmerman Cop May Have Snapped Picture With Cell

17:48 [Truthout] Economy Added 162,000 Jobs in July; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.4 Percent

17:49 [OpEdNews] New York Times: Guilty Of 'Aiding the Enemy' | Mickey Z. - World News Trust

17:52 [Truthdig] Pope Francis on Gays

17:54 [OpEdNews] Army Teaches Wrong Lesson in Nation's High Schools

17:55 [The Independent] Ellen DeGeneres to host the Oscars 2014

17:55 [Raw Story] Black box reveals Spanish train was going twice the speed limit — 111 mph — when it crashed

17:56 [CNET News] Function Flashlight is LED light for all occasions

17:56 [CNET News] LG to ramp up OLED screen production in 2014

17:57 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

17:58 [CNN: Crime] Bulger offers cash to victims' relatives

17:58 [CNN: Crime] Police chief suspended in wake of video rant

18:00 [Slashdot] New Doctor Who Actor To Be Revealed This Sunday

18:00 [zero hedge] NFP Shakedown!

18:00 [zero hedge] US Escalates: Issues Worldwide Travel Alert Following Embassy Closures

18:00 [CNN] Bulger doesn't take the stand in his defense

18:02 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Pavarotti's first recording released

18:02 [Guardian] Independent journalists vote for industrial action over job cuts

18:02 [Mother Jones] Chart of the Day: Net New Jobs in July /files/blog_net_new_jobs_july_2013.jpg

18:04 [OpEdNews] Snowden: Vanguard of an American insurgency?

18:05 [Disinformation] Head Of NSA Addresses Defcon Hackers Conference And Gets Heckled

18:06 [Slate Magazine] The "Friend of My Enemy Is Not Aiding My Enemy" Gabfest

18:06 [Slate Magazine] Sex, Violence, and Autocomplete Algorithms

18:06 [Slate Magazine] Damaged Goods

18:07 [Russia Today] EU ends its biggest trade row with China over solar panels

18:08 [CNET News] Rocket scientist tells hackers to take big risks

18:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Ellen DeGeneres to host the Oscars

18:09 [CNN: Money] Postal Service would love to ship you beer

18:09 [CNN: Money] Detroit police, fire officers hit with pay cuts

18:09 [OpEdNews] Who Is the Pope to Judge?

18:09 [OpEdNews] New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change

18:09 [CBC: politics] TransCanada 'sensitive' to west-east pipeline concerns

18:09 [CBC: politics] Stephen Harper holds Quebec City press conference

18:10 [The Independent] MPs told not to touch Churchill or Thatcher

18:10 [The Independent] British woman is killed in Bangladesh during violent jewel robbery

18:10 [The Independent] Worldwide travel alert issued as US shuts embassies following al-Qa'ida security threat

18:10 [CNN] Robert Mugabe: African liberator, former knight, aging ruler

18:10 [CNN] Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

18:10 [CNN] Eurostar boss: 'State of the art' fleet set to grow European rail market

18:13 [Financial Times] US economy mixed as jobs growth slows

18:13 [] White House Closes Inquiry Into Afghan Massacre – and Will Release No Details /sites/

18:14 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi faces house arrest, possibly in bunga-bunga villa

18:14 [Guardian] Ten men charged over alleged sexual exploitation of teenage girls in Coventry

18:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars

18:15 [Fox News] Tax Dollars toThe Dead?

18:15 [Fox News] Ex-Wife Afraid of Jack White

18:15 [Fox News] How to Cruise With Kids

18:15 [Fox News] Will Scientology Rip Remini?

18:15 [Fox News] Strangest Sea 'Monster' Ever?

18:15 [Fox News] Cashing In on Lohan Trash?

18:15 [Fox News] Pub Outs Dine-and-Dasher

18:15 [Fox News] Burn 100 Calories Fast

18:15 [Fox News] Watch Magician Drive Blind

18:15 [Fox News] Paula: Topless Scene My Idea

18:15 [Fox News] Genetic 'Adam and Eve' Found

18:17 [This Magazine] FTW Friday: Seven decades of Wonder Woman

18:17 [Voice of America] Steve Baragona: Gene that Helps Rice Plants Prosper During Droughts Discovered

18:19 [CNET News] Why Microsoft will stick with Windows RT

18:19 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Good and Bad of Commenting Systems in Online Media

18:19 [OpEdNews] If They Fail, Peace Talks Will Only Deepen Crisis For Palestinians

18:20 [Financial Times] Convicted Berlusconi plots next moves

18:20 [Raw Story] FDA: ‘Gluten-free’ foods now must legally have less than .002 percent gluten

18:21 [Slate Magazine] How I Aided and Abetted My Own Debit Card Fraud

18:21 [Slate Magazine] 17 Cocktails for a Better Body

18:22 [Deutsche Welle] Iran media says Rouhani Israel remarks misquoted

18:22 [NPR] Whitey Bulger Decides Not To Take The Stand

18:23 [CNN: Politics] Al Qaeda threat closes U.S. embassies

18:25 [CNN] Zimbabwe election praised by African Union, sidesteps rigging claims

18:27 [Reuters] EU says taking precautions after U.S. says will close embassies

18:28 [CNN: Crime] Bulger on trial: 'This is a sham'

18:30 [Slashdot] A Climate of Violence?

18:30 [CNN: Money] The push to unbundle your cable bill

18:30 [Big Think] The Quiet Genius of George Meyer

18:30 [Big Think] A Robot Train Driver Would Never Do This

18:30 [Big Think] Trouble Sleeping? Go Camping For A Few Days

18:31 [Slate Magazine] The Case of the Missing Zeroes

18:31 [zero hedge] Pakistan Bans Gold Imports for 30 Days

18:32 [Mother Jones] VIDEO: House GOPer Won't Push Back on Birther Calling Obama "Communist Despot"

18:32 [Mother Jones] Tax Reform This Year is Just a Charade

18:33 [Reuters] U.S. issues global travel alert, cites al Qaeda threat

18:34 [The Hindu - News] BJP scaring away investors, says Anand Sharma

18:35 [Telegraph] Nurseries caught coasting face closure as Ofsted forced to toughen up inspection rules

18:35 [Telegraph] Seattle bans words 'citizen' and 'brown bag'

18:35 [BBC: Entertainment] Kiefer's sidekick returns for new 24

18:35 [Raw Story] Rep. Rangel: Worse-than-terrorists tea partiers are ‘same white crackers’ who opposed civil rights

18:35 [Raw Story] Boston mobster ‘Whitey’ Bulger refuses to testify in ‘sham’ trial

18:36 [CNN: Money] Black unemployment rate lowest in nearly 5 years

18:36 [CNN: Money] Blackout looms in CBS-Time Warner Cable fight

18:36 [CNN: Money] July's jobs bummer: Want fries with that?

18:36 [CNN] U.S. issues travel alert, will close embassies due to al Qaeda threat

18:41 [Voice of America] Tense Standoff at Protests in Cairo

18:42 [The Atlantic: National] Why Wasn't the NSA Prepared?

18:42 [Spiegel] Changing Times: Kohl�Defends Plan to�Halve Turkish Population

18:42 [NPR] WATCH: So Cute! Baby Elephant Splashes In Kiddie Pool

18:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] Oil drilling starts after protests

18:44 [Reuters] U.S., states seek limits on Apple over e-book price-fixing

18:45 [Amnesty International] Libya: al-Gaddafi loyalists at risk of ‘revenge’ death sentences

18:47 [Russia Today] Pentagon considers cancelling F-35 program, leaked documents suggest

18:48 [The Hindu - News] Manikarnika temple swept away

18:48 [CNN: Politics] Ninth woman says San Diego mayor sexually harassed her

18:49 [Telegraph] New York advertising executive falls to her death on first date

18:49 [The Atlantic: Technology] James Baldwin on Television and What You Learn Channel Surfing

18:49 [CNN] Lawmaker: If CNN can interview Benghazi suspect, why can't FBI?

18:49 [Reuters] Egyptian police to blockade protest camp, avoid showdown

18:50 [CNN: Politics] 5 things we're learning from Christie-Paul spat

18:51 [Fox News] HOT AND BOTHERED?Experts Cool on Climate Change, Violence Link

18:51 [Fox News] 'CIT*ZEN' OFFENSIVE?See What Other Words Seattle Tries to Ban

18:51 [Fox News] Al Qaeda Threat Prompts Global Alert /i/redes/icon-video.gif

18:51 [Fox News] 'RETROACTIVE FIRING'Editor Axed for Anti-Obama Headline Speaks Out

18:51 [CNET News] Google's first two TV ads for exciting Moto X: Amazingly dull

18:52 [Fox News] Arkansas AG says schools can't arm teachers, staff

18:52 [Fox News] FOX FIRST: Fort Hood suspect in his own words- READ: Hasan's statement to Fox News

18:55 [straight] Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: Rachel Iwaasa with Bach’s Goldberg Variations /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/media-youtube/halftrWrC20.jpg

18:57 [The Independent] The real voice of Norfolk: I am NOT Alan Partridge

18:57 [CNN: Politics] Kerry: Same-sex spouses' visas will get equal treatment

18:58 [CNN] Kerry: Same-sex spouses' visas will get equal treatment

18:59 [BBC: Education] Nurseries: two years 'to reach good'

18:59 [OpEdNews] NSA spying - the New York Times follows the money... again

18:59 [OpEdNews] 7. The Politics of Money from Alternative Economics 101 - Tax Your Imagination!

19:00 [The Hindu - News] Adarsh scam report not to be tabled in this session

19:00 [Big Think] How Will We View Alex Rodriguez 100 Years From Now?

19:00 [Disinformation] Chipotle Becomes First U.S. Restaurant Chain to Try and Rid Menu of GMO Foods

19:01 [zero hedge] Spain To Suffer At Least 25% Unemployment Until 2018, IMF Forecasts

19:01 [Reuters] Manning undid part of secret U.S. intelligence sharing: testimony

19:01 [CNN: Money] Stocks trim losses after jobs report

19:02 [Mother Jones] Republicans Holding Firm So Far on DC Court Filibuster Threat /files/blog_prettyman_courthouse.jpg

19:02 [Mother Jones] A Fracking Gag Order For Kids?

19:02 [NPR] That Face-Lift May Buy You Only Three Years Of Youth

19:03 [Fin24 News] Fedusa questions Prasa deal

19:03 [CNN: Politics] Was Romney right on Russia, Detroit?

19:03 [CNET News] Microsoft toys with augmented reality glasses for Xbox

19:03 [CNN] 74 Cleveland cops to face discipline after deadly pursuit

19:04 [CBC: politics] Harper says west-east pipeline will get independent review

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Protest in Tonk against ‘targeted’ police action inside mosque

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Telangana decision opens Assam wounds

19:05 [Telegraph] The week in pictures: 2 August 2013

19:05 [Telegraph] Animal photos of the week: 2 August 2013

19:05 [Telegraph] Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF 'wins two thirds parliament majority' in Zimbabwe elections

19:05 [Raw Story] There Are So Many More Options If You Want To P*ss Off Liberals

19:05 [Raw Story] Nepal’s tourism bureau promises to keep ‘tighter control’ of Mount Everest climbs

19:05 [Raw Story] French president promises to keep ban on Monsanto GMO corn despite court ruling

19:05 [Raw Story] Fischer: LGBT activists should back Russia anti-gay laws to ‘celebrate diversity’

19:05 [BBC: Also in the news] Why getting sacked was good for Machiavelli

19:05 [BBC: Also in the news] The Loop: A lot of hot air

19:06 [The Hindu - News] Dead lizard found in mid-day meal

19:06 [straight] Ellen DeGeneres named Oscar host: Will One Million Moms launch a protest? /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Ellen_2.jpg

19:07 [Deutsche Welle] Zimbabweans in the diaspora want to see change back home

19:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gene Karpinski: Climate Change Becoming a Defining Issue for Young Voters Nationwide

19:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ralph Nader: Love, Corporate-Style

19:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Philip Radford: Are You in Danger of a Preventable Chemical Plant Explosion?

19:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Khalid Hanifi: "Black Sight"

19:07 [CNN] Is this Lindsay Lohan's last shot?

19:07 [CNN] Federer to miss Rogers Cup

19:09 [Voice of America] Anita Powell: Zimbabwe Opposition Figure Calls for 'Passive Resistance' After Vote

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Why your bail should not be cancelled, SC asks Sanjay Chandra in notice

19:10 [CNN] Opinion: Not all college guys just want to hook up

19:11 [Voice of America] Anita Powell: Zimbabwe Opposition Figure Calls for 'Passive Resistance'

19:12 [] Rohani’s Inauguration, Iran’s Political System, and America’s Strategic Suicide in the Middle East

19:12 [Truthdig] NSA Declassified Documents Released

19:12 [Truthdig] Do Nothing

19:12 [NPR] Ohio: 74 Police Officers Face Punishment In Deadly Car Chase

19:13 [The Independent] Twin city calls for gay rights: Manchester uses links with St Petersburg to put pressure on Russia over its new anti-gay laws

19:13 [The Independent] Value for money? Watchdog turns focus on firm that tests people claiming sickness and disability benefits

19:13 [The Independent] Old Bailey trial for Ukrainian accused of terror-related murder of 82-year-old grandfather

19:13 [] Stage Set for Next Battle Over GMO Corn in France

19:13 [] 'Caught Cheating': Bennett Resignation Exposes Corruption of Corporate-Ed Agenda /sites/

19:14 [] Turkey: Gezi Park Coverage Costing Journalists Their Jobs

19:15 [CNET News] Force is with 'Star Wars' parkour

19:15 [CBC: politics] Harper says west-east pipeline will help energy security

19:16 [The Hindu - News] At least summon Sri Lankan envoy to lodge protest: Jayalalithaa

19:17 [Slashdot] Qualcomm Says Eight-Core Processors Are Dumb

19:18 [The Hindu - News] Illegal mining: Court will not interfere

19:18 [The Hindu - News] BJP steps up pressure on Nagpal suspension issue

19:18 [] Stage Set for Next Battle Over GMO Corn in France

19:18 [] 'Caught Cheating': Bennett Resignation Exposes Corruption of Corporate-Ed Agenda /sites/

19:19 [Fox News] Islamist Threat Prompts Global Alert

19:19 [Fox News] FORCED INTO SILENCE?CIA Employees in Benghazi Pressured to Stay Quiet /i/redes/icon-video.gif

19:21 [Fin24 News] Fuel price to rise in August

19:24 [OpEdNews] Zen and the Art of Protest

19:25 [BBC: Education] Nurseries given deadline to improve

19:26 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: Emancipation Means Freedom for All

19:26 [BBC: Technology] Apple faces e-book clamp down

19:26 [The Atlantic: International] Whataboutism: The Soviet-Era Strategy That Partly Explains Why Russia Took Snowden

19:27 [Truthdig] Peace in the Middle East

19:27 [CNN: Living] Is Huma Abedin blaming herself?

19:27 [CNN: Living] When one image is worth a thousand tweets

19:28 [BBC: Health] 'Gluten-free' defined in the US

19:28 [The Independent] Spanish train crash: ‘I keep thinking, I was actually there... that was almost us’

19:28 [The Independent] Holi events: the Hindu ritual given a colourful new lease of life

19:28 [The Independent] The only way is Sussex: Protesters glued together. Activists attached to a fire engine with bike locks. Where else than in our most radical county?

19:28 [] Feinstein: Wikileaks, Unpaid Reporters Don't Deserve Protections of "Real Journalists" /sites/

19:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] 2 Pairs of Congressional Committees Are About to Throw Down Over NSA Spying

19:29 [] As Armenia Walks Tightrope Between Russia And EU, Public Opinion May Be Shifting

19:30 [Big Think] Y Chromosome Study: Adam Older Than Once Thought, But He Never Met Eve

19:30 [Big Think] HIV, Reinvisioned

19:31 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Snowden Time-Bomb

19:32 [CNN: Living] Rock-a-bye in style

19:32 [The Hindu - News] Govt mulls giving TRAI power to levy penalty

19:32 [NPR] Tech Week That Was: Suspicious Searches, Def Con And Moto X

19:33 [CNN: Politics] Was Romney right on Russia?

19:35 [Guardian] US issues worldwide travel alert for Americans in response to al-Qaida threat

19:35 [CNET News] Reimagining death for the 21st century

19:35 [Slashdot] KDE Releases Calligra 2.7

19:35 [Raw Story] Detroit emergency manager proposes cutbacks in health plan for city workers to save $12 million

19:35 [Raw Story] Ex-NFL player awaiting murder trial writes to fan: ‘God put me in the situation for some reason!’

19:36 [The Hindu - News] High Court permits decoration of Bhagyalakshmi temple at Charminar

19:37 [Russia Today] Germany scraps old surveillance pact with US, Britain over NSA leaks

19:37 [Telegraph] Top head backs expansion of 'no frills' boarding schools

19:42 [Russia Today] Mexico and Canada declared part of US homeland by Senate charts

19:42 [The Hindu - News] After four years, RTC to ply buses in Osmania University

19:44 [The Independent] Will Trayvon's hoodie be a force for change?

19:44 [The Independent] Royal Mail chief Moya Greene was given £250,000 of public money to buy UK home

19:44 [The Independent] Hugh Maguire: Violinist who led the BBC Symphony Orchestra

19:44 [The Independent] Eileen Brennan: Actress best known as the sandpaper-voiced captain in ‘Private Benjamin’

19:44 [The Independent] Romanthony: DJ and producer who sang for Daft Punk

19:44 [The Hindu - News] Road repairs: officials pulled up for delay

19:46 [Utne] Moving On into the New Era

19:47 [Russia Today] Tiny you: 3D printer makes instant copies from flesh

19:49 [Moral Low Ground] Report: ‘Dozens’ of CIA Operatives in Benghazi During Consulate Attack

19:49 [The Atlantic: Technology] 12 Reasons Pyrosomes Are My New Favorite Terrifying Sea Creatures

19:50 [The Hindu - News] 02hyssk01-RTC Agitations loss Rs.25 crore

19:51 [Guardian] BT and Vodafone among telecoms companies passing details to GCHQ

19:51 [Telegraph] Mandarins face sack after refusing to answer tax questions

19:52 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

19:52 [CNN] Police fire tear gas at pro-Morsy protesters

19:52 [Reuters] Berlusconi says need justice reform or elections

19:52 [The Hindu - News] Samaikyandhra stir stops buses in their tracks

19:53 [CNET News] Yahoo buys social browser Rockmelt

19:55 [Financial Times] Mali election moves to run-off round

19:55 [Financial Times] Ageing ‘master’ Mugabe delivers knockout

19:55 [Financial Times] Egypt police to blockade sit-in protests

19:55 [Financial Times] UK spies to be quizzed about NSA cash claims

19:57 [The Hindu - News] MIM appeals for peace

19:57 [The Hindu - News] £100m NSA funding for U.K. spy agency

19:57 [CNET News] Google to release Apple-like "Find My Phone" app at long last

19:57 [CNET News] Verizon quietly intros 500MB Share Everything option

19:59 [The Onion] Magazine: Syria Death Toll Hits 100,000: Trouble In Paradise?

19:59 [The Independent] Palestinian orchestra takes centre stage at The Proms with Kennedy’s support

19:59 [The Independent] Crime à la Croisette Cannes becomes the No 1 destination for world’s jewel thieves

19:59 [The Independent] India's backing for new state ups the stakes in the battle for Hyderabad

19:59 [The Independent] Miliband keeps going off the radar and is in danger of sinking without trace

20:00 [Big Think] Is A Home 3D Printer Worth The Expense?

20:00 [Raw Story] Tiny French village aims to become ‘oasis’ for aging British gays and lesbians

20:00 [Disinformation] Five US Foods Banned by the Rest of the World

20:01 [Slashdot] Battle of the Media Ecosystems: Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft

20:01 [Global Voices] An Extensive Review of North Korea's Latest Tablet Computer

20:01 [Fin24 News] Fuel price up again in August

20:02 [Mother Jones] If You're On Trial, You'd Better Hope Goldman Sachs is on Your Side

20:03 [The Hindu - News] Fire-safety: GHMC for derecognising schools

20:03 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: In Obamacare rate debate, price gets political

20:03 [CNN: Money] Push to unbundle your cable bill

20:03 [CNET News] Low Latency No. 71: Social media bites back

20:07 [The Hindu - News] Snowden settles down in Moscow flat, says lawyer

20:07 [Telegraph] From spin doctor to Doctor Who? Peter Capaldi is favourite to be Time Lord

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Nepal to tighten control on Everest

20:09 [straight] Christian hardcore hits the big screen /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/christcore_03.jpg

20:11 [straight] Hardcore for Jesus hits the big screen /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/christcore_03.jpg

20:12 [zero hedge] Chart Of The "Recovery": GDP vs Market Capitalization Since "The Lows"

20:13 [The Hindu - News] With T served, cops focus elsewhere

20:13 [Voice of America] August 2, 2013

20:13 [Voice of America] Heather Murdock: Violence Spikes Against Egyptian Photojournalists

20:14 [Electronic Intifada] Mystery and reality overlap in Gaza-inspired novel

20:15 [The Hindu - News] Jail term for Berlusconi for fraud

20:15 [The Independent] Italy's 'Teflon Don' Berlusconi finally comes unstuck

20:15 [The Independent] Grace Dent on TV: The Mill, Channel 4

20:15 [The Independent] Daniel Pelka: Mother and partner who showed no remorse for his murder will serve at least 30 years

20:15 [The Independent] The heiress-apparent: Silvio lines up daughter to take control of his political party

20:15 [The Independent] Tories hire Jim Messina, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's re-election, to do the same for David Cameron

20:15 [The Independent] Hezbollah leader renews support for Palestinians in rare speech

20:15 [Guardian] Tesco forces lads' mags to make covers 'more modest'

20:17 [Russia Today] Telecom giants give GCHQ unlimited access to networks, develop own spyware – Snowden leaks

20:19 [The Hindu - News] Prof. removed from post after sexual harassment charges

20:19 [The Atlantic: Technology] It Now Appears Possible to Hack a (Fancy, Japanese) Toilet

20:20 [CNN] Hackers break into homes -- electronically

20:24 [The Atlantic: Politics] The GOP's Totally Reactive Reaction to the War on Women

20:25 [The Hindu - News] 500 qualified for Civil Services mains

20:25 [The Hindu - News] Moratorium on new mining in Sindhudurg & Ratnagiri extended

20:26 [Reuters] Analysis: In Obamacare rate debate, price gets political

20:27 [CNN: Crime] N.Y. woman arraigned in One Fund Boston scam

20:27 [CNN: Crime] 74 Cleveland police officers to face discipline after deadly pursuit

20:27 [Deutsche Welle] Mugabe's Zanu-PF party wins majority in Zimbabwe election

20:27 [Deutsche Welle] Germany cancels Cold War-era surveillance pact in wake of spying revelations

20:28 [CNN] N.Y. woman arraigned in One Fund Boston scam

20:29 [The Hindu - News] A prodigy all set to crash the net

20:30 [Big Think] David Brooks' Neocon Nostalgia

20:30 [Big Think] Can a Woman Run the Federal Reserve?

20:30 [Raw Story] Elizabeth Warren demands for an end to the FDA’s ban on gay blood donors

20:30 [The Independent] Maisah Sobaihi: Heard the one about the Saudi woman at the Edinburgh Fringe?

20:30 [The Independent] City lawyer questioned over alleged police bribery

20:31 [The Progressive] Larry Summers Not Fit for Fed

20:31 [Guardian] Lib Dem peer calls on Nick Clegg to reopen party funding talks

20:31 [Guardian] How low-paid workers at 'click farms' create appearance of online popularity

20:32 [CNN] U.S. issues travel alert, to close embassies due to al Qaeda threat

20:32 [CNN] How to feed 20,000 people in one sitting

20:32 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Creates 5,000 Jobs, Destroys 25,000 In The Process?

20:32 [zero hedge] The Trader Games Are Ending

20:32 [Reuters] Detroit tells judge it wants to file restructuring plan by year-end

20:33 [Reuters: politics] U.S. issues global travel alert, cites al Qaeda threat

20:33 [The Hindu - News] Tirelessly motoring down the road to excellence

20:33 [The Hindu - News] This band is a real ‘traffic stopper’

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Ports department to wield stick against errant boats

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Get set for a laugh riot

20:38 [Slashdot] 1,700 Websites In Russia Go Dark In SOPA-Style Protest

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Life in diverse forms

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Kochi gets ready to wear ‘solar city’ tag

20:39 [Telegraph] First couple consider legal challenge to Church's gay marriage opt-out

20:39 [Telegraph] Banks urged to come clean over £850m blizzard of interest rate cuts

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Soren pledges to build stadium for teenage girl footballers

20:41 [The Hindu - News] With T served, cops focus on the job

20:43 [CNET News] Get two free months of Hulu Plus

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Pneumatic doors proposal hangs fire

20:45 [The Onion] Sorority Raises Money At Local Stable With Bikini Horse Wash

20:46 [The Independent] 'I want to dig a deep hole and bury myself again': Chilean miners stunned by decision not to prosecute over accident

20:46 [The Independent] Anyone for crickets? Meet the man who imported the sound of summer

20:46 [The Independent] Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe election victory was a 'masterclass in electoral fraud'

20:47 [straight] Charles Bradley and a big hug from the universe /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/bradley.jpg

20:47 [straight] Justin Timberlake left Vancouver his used Legends of the Summer sneakers in Stanley Park /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/jtshoes1_130802.jpg

20:49 [The Hindu - News] Rector’s murder: HC refuses to put on hold submission of naro analysis reports

20:49 [The Hindu - News] Blame hot temper on flaring temperature

20:49 [The Hindu - News] The TV was tuned in to Cartoon Network

20:50 [OpEdNews] Martin Indyk Says He "Made Aliyah To Washington" To Save Israel

20:50 [Raw Story] Meet the companies who generate fake Facebook ‘likes’ for corporate profits

20:51 [Fox News] WORLDWIDE ALERT: Travel Warning, Closures Over Islamist Threat

20:51 [Fox News] FORCED INTO SILENCE?CIA Operatives in Benghazi Pressured to Stay Quiet /i/redes/icon-video.gif

20:51 [Fox News] STARS & BARSConfederate Flag Found 148 Years Later

20:51 [Fox News] 'THIS IS A SHAM'Bulger Erupts as Lawyer Says He Won't Testify

20:53 [CNET News] Guess what? Drunk fish aren't afraid of robot fish

20:53 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: Mother and stepfather get 30 years for campaign of 'unimaginable cruelty'

20:53 [The Hindu - News] No end to woes at Vishwabharathi Layout

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Whale buried at Edavanakkad

20:53 [The Hindu - News] HC warns BDA of contempt proceedings

20:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Surreal Semiotics of Burning Obamacare Draft Cards

20:59 [Guardian] Balcombe fracking protesters vow to fight on as drilling begins

20:59 [The Hindu - News] CIC stand wrong, says Sibal

21:00 [Reuters] Michael Dell closes in on prize with sweeter $25 billion deal

21:01 [Disinformation] Monsanto, Dow, DuPont Launch Website To Educate Public On GMOs

21:02 [The Independent] Home Office may have broken law in 'racist' hunt for immigrants

21:02 [CNN: Money] Netflix is laser focused on making customers happy

21:02 [Mother Jones] Friday Cat Blogging - 2 August 2013 /files/blog_domino_2013_08_02.jpg

21:04 [zero hedge] When The "Market" Thinks The Taper Will Begin?

21:04 [The Hindu - Opinion] The drift to a national security state

21:05 [CNN] "You're a coward!" widow yells to Bulger after he won't take the stand

21:05 [Reuters] Berlusconi says Italy needs justice reform or elections

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Cocaine worth Rs. 10 cr. seized from LoC truck

21:06 [Slate Magazine] How Much Is a Sports Rivalry Worth?

21:07 [Russia Today] Almost 100 dead in Afghan firefight

21:07 [The Hindu - News] No check on unnecessary expenses in BBMP

21:07 [NPR] Could Hotter Temperatures From Climate Change Boost Violence?

21:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Substance behind the style

21:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Accounting for accountability

21:11 [straight] Reasonable Doubt: The thoughtpolice are among us /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/inline/MichaelMcCubbin_ReasonableDoubt_2012_0.jpg

21:11 [The Hindu - News] There is a new bite in the fruit bowl

21:11 [The Hindu - News] Woman found murderedin Bangalore

21:12 [CNET News] Apple proposes new terms in e-books battle

21:13 [The Hindu - News] When the stent pricing could give a heartache

21:13 [The Hindu - News] Don’t cringe, you’ve the right to refund

21:13 [The Hindu - News] Sectarian violence continues in Lucknow old city

21:14 [msnbc: politics] Asking Nancy Pelosi a question through Google Glass

21:15 [Guardian] Universal Credit staff describe chaos behind scenes of flagship Tory reform

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Towards better Institutional Justice

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Give farmers Rs. 5 cr. an acre, says KRRS

21:16 [Reuters] U.S. declares new push to defuse Egyptian crisis

21:17 [Truthdig] Green Light for City-Owned San Francisco Bank

21:17 [Truthdig] Riley Cooper

21:17 [Russia Today] CIA had dozens of operatives in Benghazi during consulate attack

21:17 [The Independent] ‘This is our area - we have a right to live here’: Southall Black Sisters unite against ‘racial profiling’ with spontaneous protest

21:17 [The Independent] We suffer so that Theresa May can try to claw back votes from Ukip

21:17 [NPR] House Votes To Quash Obamacare, For The 40th Time

21:18 [The Hindu - News] AG closes victim’s complaint

21:19 [CNN] Backstreet Boys: We never said we were cool

21:20 [Raw Story] Defiant nuns and monks refuse to give up Kentucky land for gas pipeline

21:24 [] Russian Soldier Kills Turkish Shepherd On Armenian Border

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Clamour for new States may rock Parliament

21:26 [The Hindu - News] 7 Congress MPs quit over Telangana issue

21:26 [Slashdot] Paper: Evolution Favors Cooperation Over Selfishness

21:27 [Reuters] U.S. sees hope in Iranian president-elect, but still cautious

21:30 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M): close snooping facilities given to U.S.

21:30 [Big Think] More Employees Are Running Errands During Work Hours

21:31 [CNET News] The 404 1,313: Where there is no such thing as too much guacamole (podcast)

21:32 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Warmer Temps Trigger More Disease

21:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] Behind India’s urbanism

21:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] Who's laughing now? Australia on top

21:33 [The Independent] 'A truly exceptional case': Court to decide on sterilisation of man with learning difficulties

21:33 [The Independent] A&Es miss waiting time targets as NHS 111 slides

21:33 [The Independent] Mother knows best: Thief punished by his mum on Facebook

21:35 [Raw Story] House votes to repeal Obamacare for 40th time

21:36 [The Hindu - News] Don’t take my speech literally: Munde to EC

21:37 [Global Voices] Abre Latam: Developers and Solutions for the Region

21:38 [Slashdot] The History of The Oregon Trail

21:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] No starting point to resolution

21:38 [Campaign For Liberty] A Foreign Policy of Power

21:39 [Moral Low Ground] Pedophile Priest Rev. Ruben Martinez Confessed to Molesting More than 100 Boys

21:39 [Reuters] Tunisian forces launch air strikes on Islamist militants

21:41 [CNN: Money] Lousy jobs report? Wall Street says 'meh'

21:41 [Telegraph] Italy's prime minister vows to hold coalition together in wake of Silvio Berlusconi's conviction

21:41 [Telegraph] James 'Whitey' Bulger brands trial 'a sham'

21:41 [Telegraph] 'Egyptian Mummy' discovered in German boy's attic

21:41 [Telegraph] Egypt's new rulers pull back from threats to storm pro-Morsi sit-ins

21:41 [CNET News] FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

21:41 [CNET News] Zoom around Tokyo in an epic 150-gigapixel image

21:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Ms Wadud, we are ashamed

21:44 [Electronic Intifada] "Peace" talks are meaningless, says survivor of Gaza massacre

21:44 [The Hindu - Opinion] Every effort will be made to finance current account deficit

21:45 [Reuters] Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian government hanging

21:46 [CNN] 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer': Where are they now?

21:46 [Fox News] Terror Alert: Is It Safe To Travel? /i/redes/icon-video.gif

21:49 [The Independent] Planning minister, Nick Boles, loses control of wind farm policy as his brother works for turbine manufacturer

21:50 [The Hindu - News] Centre rejects CBI’s demand for complete autonomy

21:52 [The Hindu - Opinion] Statehood issues

21:54 [CNN] Supreme Court won't delay release of California inmates

21:54 [The Hindu - News] BCCI defers committee meeting, Srinivasan still on the sidelines

21:54 [Good] How Climbing Trees Helped Me Form a Creative Community

21:54 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: IT Staff Handovers -- How To Take Over From an Outgoing Sys Admin?

21:54 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bad precedent

21:54 [The Hindu - Opinion] Rights and duties

21:55 [Raw Story] Judge releases alleged National Cathedral vandal to halfway house despite expired visa

21:55 [Raw Story] Department of Justice wants Apple banned from cutting low-cost deal with e-book publishers

21:56 [CNN] Man arrested in connection to death of alleged Bulger extortion victim

21:56 [The Hindu - Opinion] Parties & RTI

22:00 [CNET News] Why the Moto X is a Google moonshot

22:01 [Disinformation] Beachgoers Warned About Angry Dolphin

22:01 [zero hedge] Presenting Today's Blatant Bond Market Manipulation (Or BLS Leak)

22:01 [zero hedge] Geithner To Advise Obama On Next Fed Chairman

22:01 [zero hedge] MiNiPaX ORDeR OF THe DaY...

22:02 [CBC: politics] U.S. issues global travel alert over terrorism threat

22:03 [NPR] Research Says: Actually, Where You Go To College Matters

22:05 [The Independent] Mile high city: Inside Denver's billion-dollar marijuana industry

22:05 [The Independent] 'I love what I do': Justin Fletcher's Mr Tumble shows have won him Baftas, famous fans and an MBE

22:05 [CNN] Nike ends contract with Brewers' Ryan Braun

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Jayanthi Natarajan opposes Pawar’s views on GM crops, wants field trials put on hold

22:08 [Reuters: politics] Aetna exits Obamacare exchange in Maryland over price

22:08 [Reuters: politics] Cubans welcome new U.S. visa policy, government largely silent

22:08 [Reuters: politics] Obama taps labor board member to be its top prosecutor

22:09 [CNET News] Fund this: iBlazr adds synced flashbulb to your smartphone

22:11 [CNN] Another night of unrest in Egypt: Protesters, security forces clash

22:11 [Telegraph] Hackers create fake Facebook likes for cash

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Maoists blow up rail track in Gaya, several trains stranded

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Insurance Bill all set to get Parliament nod

22:13 [CNN] Federal court leaves trucker regulations mostly intact

22:13 [CNN] Egypt explained: 6 key questions

22:14 [] Study: Today's Climate Change is 10X Faster Than Any Recorded /sites/

22:15 [Raw Story] Archeologists find 200-year old probable Inuit village in Alaska from before contact with whites

22:17 [Reuters: politics] Senate confirms Obama's Tax Court judges without a fight

22:18 [CNET News] T-Mobile stores snub Moto X

22:19 [] Senator's Attempt to Define 'Real Journalism' Blasted By Journalists /sites/

22:19 [] Study: Today's Climate Change is 10X Faster Than Any Recorded /sites/

22:20 [The Hindu - News] France to cut back on Rafale order

22:22 [CNN: Politics] DC vandalism suspect moved to halfway house

22:22 [Russia Today] Istanbul police use tear gas to break up protest over critically injured teenager

22:24 [Guardian] Matt Damon: where did it all go right for the leftwing activist, devoted dad and intelligent action star?

22:24 [CNN: Crime] Mother of inmate who boldly escaped Arkansas jail arrested

22:24 [CNN: Crime] Castro's victims resilient

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Shoot orders issued in Karbi Anglong

22:25 [CNN] Mother of inmate who boldly escaped Arkansas jail arrested

22:25 [Raw Story] State Department ends ban on visas for same sex spouses of American citizens

22:28 [NPR] The Old Gig: Catching Frogs On Warm Summer Nights

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Former royal footman shuns media attention

22:30 [CNN] Official: Security tightened in Yemen amid al Qaeda threat

22:30 [Raw Story] Snowden’s asylum in Russia said to have negative effect on U.S. policy in Syria, Iran

22:32 [The Onion] Infographic: Highlights From Ariel Castro’s Courtroom Statement

22:32 [The Onion] American Voices: Texas Running Out Of Execution Drug

22:32 [CNN] U.N. to investigate whether Syrian rebels executed government soldiers

22:32 [zero hedge] S&P Closes At Record High Thanks To "BTFATH Mentality"

22:32 [Russia Today] UK closes embassy in Yemen over possible terror threat

22:34 [The Hindu - News] Congress committee to hear out aggrieved Seemandhra leaders

22:35 [CNN] Fake Cubans hoping for fast track to citizenship now under scrutiny

22:35 [Raw Story] Judge: Denver movie-theatre shooter’s online dating profile is admissible at murder trial

22:35 [Reuters] History shows Snowden may face tough exile in Russia

22:37 [Fin24 News] Sars blasts Malema

22:37 [Slate Magazine] YOLO, AMA

22:37 [Deutsche Welle] German Cup kicks off as Augsburg triumph in Leipzig

22:38 [NPR] In Egypt, 'Third Square' Protesters Seek Middle Road

22:38 [Voice of America] Jessica Berman: Stem Cells From Urine May Treat Human Diseases

22:38 [CNET News] The great $500 laptop challenge

22:38 [The Hindu - News] My speech on poll expenditure just "rhetoric," says Munde

22:39 [CNET News] Usain Bolt dashes onto Temple Run 2

22:39 [CNET News] Facebook finally closes above IPO price

22:40 [OpEdNews] USBIG NewsFlash Vol. 14, No. 69, Summer 2013 (B.I.G. = Basic Income Guarantee)

22:40 [The Hindu - News] Rail fares may go up as Cabinet fast-tracks tariff authority

22:45 [The Hindu - News] Committee will only cause more delay: Centre

22:45 [CNN] Nike ends contract with recently suspended Ryan Braun

22:46 [Reuters: politics] Lawmaker tightens screws on IRS with Treasury subpoena

22:46 [Slashdot] Utah Set To Exempt NSA Datacenter From Power Tax, After All

22:47 [The Hindu - News] Coastal districts’ employees have to go back: KCR

22:49 [The Hindu - News] Kiran, Botcha to meet protesting leaders

22:49 [Fox News] STARS & BARS Confederate Flag Found 148 Years Later

22:49 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: Prosecutors: Potential Bulger Witness Poisoned

22:51 [CNN: Technology] Hackers break into homes -- electronically

22:51 [CNN: Technology] Hackers break into homes

22:51 [CNN: Technology] One image worth a thousand tweets

22:51 [CNN: Technology] Got leftovers? Wanna trade?

22:51 [Reuters] Berlusconi lays out price of preserving Italian government

22:53 [zero hedge] Friday Humor: US Citizens 'Just' Want To Be Safe, Happy, Rich, Comfortable, & Entertained At All Times

22:55 [Raw Story] Beer at your door? Postal Service considering adding alcohol deliveries

22:55 [Raw Story] Oscars hires Ellen DeGeneres to replace Seth MacFarlane as Academy Awards host

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Petition seeks removal of Balakrishnan as NHRC chief

22:57 [The Hindu - News] A Hyderabadi chief for Indian Consulate

22:57 [Telegraph] Britain summons Spanish ambassador over Gibraltar border checks

22:57 [Telegraph] America issues travel alert over fears of al-Qaeda plot to target tourists

23:00 [Raw Story] Witness at Manning sentencing testifies about information-sharing restrictions to support prosecution

23:00 [Slashdot] Google Announces Android Device Manager For Later This Month

23:01 [Disinformation] Living in America Will Drive You Insane

23:01 [straight] Northwest B.C. residents to resource developers: Slow down, get to know us /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Suitor-Shutter.jpg

23:01 [CNN] Opinion: What's behind timing of terror threat

23:02 [The Onion] Terrorist Plot Foiled After Concert Security Taps Woman’s Purse

23:02 [CBC: politics] Terror fears prompt U.S. to issue worldwide travel alert

23:03 [NPR] Supreme Court Denies California Delay On Prisoner Release

23:04 [Voice of America] VOA News: Hydrogen Fuel Closer to Reality

23:07 [The Hindu - News] Heavy rain in four Telangana districts

23:10 [OpEdNews] Bring Back the U.S. Peace Movement

23:12 [CNN] Issa, IRS escalate fight

23:15 [The Hindu - News] AICC had struck a ‘secret deal’ on Rayala-Telangana

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Poachers at Vandalur zoo to be shot

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Protests continue in Seemandhra; youth ends life

23:16 [CNN: Health] Rehab fraud: CNN report spurs action

23:17 [The Hindu - News] Maritime Univ fires teachers

23:19 [] Showdown: US Fast Food Workers Strike Shifts Debate Back to Poverty /sites/

23:19 [The Hindu - News] Of fun learning through tech

23:19 [straight] Photo of the Day: Skybridge /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/9416460891_102282e1bb_c.jpg

23:20 [Voice of America] VOA News: Protests in Cairo Cause Tense Standoff

23:20 [The Onion] Job Growth Remains Sluggish, Or Rather, Akin To A Slug

23:20 [Raw Story] Majority of white Americans support ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws used in Zimmerman defense

23:20 [Raw Story] Southern Poverty Law Center files complaint about Florida’s race-based student achievement plans

23:21 [The Hindu - News] Japan funds sought for road

23:21 [The Hindu - News] Wrong paper stumps medicos

23:21 [CNN: Money] Detroit cuts city worker pay

23:22 [Russia Today] Texas is running out of execution drug

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Buffy' cast: Where are they now?

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Review: '2 Guns'

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] BSB never said they're cool

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Is this Lindsay Lohan's last shot?

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Dane Cook voices "Dusty Crophopper"

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Fate of 23 stray dogs unknown

23:24 [Voice of America] Tense Standoff at Protests in Cairo

23:25 [CBC: politics] Ring of Fire talks off to 'productive' start, Bob Rae says

23:25 [The Hindu - News] Railway employee gang-raped in Hubli

23:25 [Raw Story] Nebraska gubernatorial candidate blames federal immigration policy in ‘horrendous’ rape case

23:26 [Voice of America] US Diplomat Says China Becoming More Repressive

23:26 [BBC: Entertainment] Nepalese band headline Wembley Arena

23:27 [The Hindu - News] JD(S) wants unspoken alliance, BJP prefers it official

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Technician held for woman’s murder in JJ Nagar

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Another cancer drug loses patent

23:28 [Slashdot] $375,000 Lab-Grown Beef Burger To Debut On Monday

23:28 [NPR] Congress May Be Getting Its Own Obamacare Glitch Fixed

23:28 [NPR] Obama Nominee For IRS Chief Has History With Tough Tasks

23:28 [CNN] From Hawaii to Russia, following Edward Snowden

23:29 [Telegraph] Elite universities to make unprecedented number of places available through clearing

23:29 [Telegraph] MPs fear Soca may still refuse to publish names of blue-chip hackers

23:29 [Telegraph] Ed Miliband faces 'European stitch-up' claims over European elections

23:30 [Raw Story] Scientists show regular exercise doesn’t reduce amount, severity of menopausal hot flashes

23:30 [Raw Story] Canada’s conservative Prime Minister slams Obama’s statements on Keystone XL gas pipeline

23:31 [The Hindu - News] Flood threat looms large over villages along Cauvery

23:31 [zero hedge] The Week That Was: July 29th - Auguest 2nd 2013

23:32 [CNET News] What the next iPad Mini can learn from the Nexus 7

23:35 [The Hindu - News] EPFO to sustain online momentum

23:37 [The Hindu - News] Onus on Congress high command: IUML

23:37 [The Hindu - News] CBCID set to crack Vellore murder case

23:39 [The Hindu - News] Five State PSUs pick up stake in NLC

23:41 [Reuters: politics] U.S. says states' lawsuits vs. S&P belong in state courts

23:41 [CNET News] Time Warner Cable drops CBS as fee-deal talks fall short

23:41 [The Hindu - News] Solar scam: Achuthanandan to move High Court

23:41 [The Hindu - News] Karaikal fishermen allege attack by Coast Guard personnel

23:41 [straight] B.C. NDP's attitudinal conservatism undermines party's future prospects /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/BCNDP%20Sihota.jpg

23:42 [The Atlantic: National] How Women Dominate in D.C., Why Henry Ford Could Have Saved Detroit, Hemingway's Big Break: The New Atlantic Weekly

23:42 [The Atlantic: National] Time to Treat Veterans' Problems as Defense Problems

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Heavy rush for Niraputhari ritual

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Cabinet revamp process collapses

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Take lead in solar power generation, PM tells BHEL

23:46 [CNN: Politics] Issa, IRS escalate fight over investigation

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Agni V to be operational by 2015

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Kerala pays lip service to tribal welfare: right panel

23:49 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi threatens Italy with political turmoil in battle with judges

23:52 [Truthdig] Testing

23:52 [Truthdig] Bradley Manning’s Convictions

23:54 [Good] How Dancing Arches in Our Park Make it a Welcoming Gathering Place

23:54 [CNN] Salad from Mexico blamed for cyclospora outbreak in Nebraska, Iowa

23:56 [Pravda] World Breastfeeding Week 2013

23:57 [Slashdot] The Rising Power of Developers

23:59 [CNN] Raven-Symone says she's a lesbian, grateful for legalized gay marriage

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