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00:03 [CNN] Teacher feedback for February 20, 2013


00:04 [CNN: Money] Opinion: Google at $800 is risky

00:04 [CNN: Money] Herbalife raises forecast, but reveals SEC inquiry

00:06 [CBC: politics] B.C. government tables lean budget

00:09 [NPR] Booker-Winning Author's Remarks About Kate Middleton Play Out In U.K. Media

00:09 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - February 20, 2013

00:10 [Mother Jones] Meet the 3 Chinese Hackers Pwned By Mandiant

00:10 [Mother Jones] Who Pays the Corporate Income Tax?

00:13 [OpEdNews] Flight Club: The No-Fly List and the Authoritarian Theater of the Absurd

00:15 [Raw Story] Singer Morrissey convinces Los Angeles venues to ban meat

00:15 [Raw Story] Biden advises Americans: Buy a double-barreled shotgun for protection

00:16 [CNN: Technology] Apple: We were hacked, too

00:16 [CNN: Technology] What to expect from Sony event: PS4

00:18 [OpEdNews] What about Gun Control

00:21 [CNN: Technology] What's coming at Sonys event: PS4?

00:22 [Truthdig] Ralph Nader Wants More From Obama

00:23 [Slashdot] Large Corporations Displacing Aging IT Workers With H1-B Visa Workers

00:24 [Campaign For Liberty] Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

00:27 [CNN: Politics] Immigration debate: High-stakes political poker

00:30 [CNN] Police reach out to dead man's mom on Facebook

00:31 [Telegraph] John Kerry to embark on 'listening tour' of Europe and Middle East

00:37 [CNN: Money] Google at $800 is risky - opinion

00:37 [CNN: Money] Dell talks earnings, not buyout

00:40 [zero hedge] Goldman 'Explains' The 'Market': "Best Not To Look A Gift-Horse In The Mouth"

00:40 [Raw Story] Election reformers doubt voting by mail is a solution to long wait times

00:40 [Raw Story] Donald Trump threatens creator of ‘Dump Trump’ campaign with $25 million lawsuit

00:44 [NPR] How The Sequester Could Affect Health Care

00:45 [Telegraph] Tzipi Livni to lead peace team in new Israeli government

00:45 [Telegraph] Morrissey convinces Staples Center to ban meat sales during his show

00:46 [Pravda] Champions League: FC Porto win at home, Bayern away

00:46 [Global Voices] Russian Opposition, What Are You Doing? Stahp.

00:51 [Slate Magazine] Who Needs the White House Press Corps?

00:51 [Slashdot] Tizen 2.0 Magnolia SDK and Source Code Released

00:52 [Truthdig] Obama Is Going Over Congress’ Head

00:53 [CNN] Georgia inmate loses clemency bid; execution set for 7 p.m. ET

00:54 [Guardian] Nestlé UK products test negative for horsemeat

00:54 [CNN] Arsenal blown away by Bayern as pressure grows on Wenger

00:57 [Disinformation] So Apparently Occult Rap is a Thing: SickTanick Tha Soulless

00:59 [msnbc] Gen. Allen to retire, not taking NATO nomination

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01:00 [CBC: politics] Ontario Liberals' throne speech earns NDP support

01:00 [BBC: Technology] Sony PlayStation 4 faces challenges

01:01 [msnbc] Afghan boy from nominated film to walk Oscars red carpet

01:01 [msnbc] New clue shows why some never get a cold

01:02 [Reuters] Exclusive: Apple, Macs hit by hackers who targeted Facebook

01:02 [Reuters] Dell profit plummets 31 percent as investors ponder $24 billion buyout

01:05 [Slashdot] Utilities Racing To Secure Electric Grid

01:06 [Slate Magazine] Why Wayne LaPierre Loves Hurricanes and Natural Disasters

01:06 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The Wrestling or Wushu Edition

01:08 [CNN] Patent dispute pits farmer against corporate giant Monsanto

01:10 [zero hedge] Japan Welcomes Abenomics With Record Unadjusted Trade Deficit In January

01:13 [Reuters: politics] Obama reaches out to three key Republicans on immigration reform

01:13 [Topix Activism News] Iowa Senate Considers Tougher Texting Driving Bill

01:13 [Topix Activism News] TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

01:15 [Raw Story] Chris Matthews: GOP using ‘Cold War CIA tactics’ to bring down U.S. government

01:16 [Guardian] David Cameron to pay respects to victims of Amritsar massacre

01:16 [Guardian] Health service to fund IVF for the over-40s

01:17 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Are patent laws a wind-up?

01:18 [Guardian] E.ON lobbied for stiff sentences against Kingsnorth activists, papers show

01:22 [Reuters] Four dead, including gunman, in California shooting spree

01:29 [CNN] Focus on Islamist militants as French family seized in Cameroon

01:31 [Reuters: politics] Supreme Court to revisit campaign finance limits

01:31 [Telegraph] Councils raise tax rates... and salaries for top staff

01:31 [Telegraph] Everyday chemicals linked to diseases, warns World Health Organisation

01:33 [CNN] Georgia inmate granted last-minute stay of execution

01:35 [CNN] Oscar fun facts: What you don't know about this year's best picture nominees

01:35 [CNN] New York allows pistol owners to conceal names

01:37 [Slate Magazine] How Exactly Do You Arm Rebels?

01:38 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Eddie Izzard: 'I'm 2.8% Neanderthal'

01:38 [BBC: Entertainment] Tony Mendez, the real CIA spy in Argo

01:41 [CNN: Crime] Greek man charged in theft of Salvador Dali painting

01:41 [CNN: Crime] Georgia prisoner wins last-minute stay of execution

01:43 [Reuters: politics] Panel finds Detroit in dire shape; up to governor to act

01:47 [AlterNet] 5 Signs Extreme Wealth Deadens the "Empathy" and "Honesty" Parts of the Brain

01:47 [Telegraph] Tiger Woods: playing golf with Barack Obama was 'cool'

01:50 [Guardian] Warren Hill granted stay of execution

01:52 [zero hedge] You Are Here

01:53 [Slashdot] Python Trademark Filer Ignorant of Python?

01:54 [CNN: Entertainment] Oscars best picture fun facts

01:55 [CNN] Georgia inmate granted last-minute stays of execution

01:57 [Moral Low Ground] 4 People, Including Alleged Gunman Ali Syed, Killed in So. California Carjacking and Shooting Rampage

01:57 [Disinformation] Amazon Cuts Ties with “Neo-Nazi” Security

02:03 [Reuters: politics] U.S. government won't fall apart on "sequester" day of reckoning

02:04 [Telegraph] Greek man charged with stealing Dali painting and then mailing it back

02:05 [Voice of America] Texas Authorities Investigate Death of Adopted Russian Child

02:06 [Guardian] Syria in ruins: civilians suffer as military stalemate drags on

02:09 [zero hedge] Just Say NO: Seattle Residents Kill the City’s Drone Program

02:18 [CNN: Politics] Have the courage to deal with cyber war

02:18 [CNN: Politics] Congress passive as forced spending cuts near

02:18 [msnbc] Several injuries in enormous Kansas City gas blast

02:18 [CBC: politics] Ontario's Liberal government won't fall on throne speech

02:19 [msnbc] Judge weighing whether Pistorius gets freedom or rough lock up

02:22 [Truthdig] Blame Obama

02:25 [CNN] Police: Man kills 3, himself in Southern California shooting spree

02:28 [CNN: Politics] Obama: People will lose jobs

02:28 [CNN: Politics] King: What happens if there's no deal

02:28 [CNN: Politics] Congress passive as cuts near

02:32 [Global Voices] Bulgarian Police Attack Anti-Government Protesters

02:34 [Telegraph] US court delays execution of mentally disabled man Warren Hill


02:43 [Voice of America] Harlem Shake Craze Draws Fans Worldwide

02:45 [AlterNet] Nestlé Recall and Mafia Connections: 5 Things You Should Know As Horse Meat Scandal Grows

02:47 [Truthdig] The Next Citizens United, Lawmaker Under Fire for Rape Remark, and More

02:51 [Red Pepper] Getting rich on disability denial

02:55 [Slashdot] BlackBerry TIFF Vulnerability Could Allow Access To Enterprise Server

02:55 [The Atlantic: National] Warren Lee Hill, and His Cause, Live to Fight Another Day

02:57 [zero hedge] New Jersey Casino Files For Bankruptcy Ten Months After Opening; No Taxpayer Funds Will Be Lost This Time

02:58 [CNN] At least 19 injured in Kansas City gas explosion

03:06 [Telegraph] Crime writer Patricia Cornwell wins $51m lawsuit against accountants

03:07 [Voice of America] US-European Free Trade Talks To Begin Soon

03:11 [BBC: Education] Cities 'make it hard to concentrate'

03:12 [Mother Jones] There is No Possible Sequester Deal to be Made

03:13 [CNN] Obama more emotional on spending cuts

03:14 [BBC: Education] 'Wide differences' in child poverty

03:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mexico Mired in Oil Debates

03:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Urged to Delink Foreign Military, State-building Actions

03:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] No-till Farming Holds the Key to Food Security

03:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Saudi Arabia Seen Unlikely to Seek Nukes If Iran Gets One

03:22 [Telegraph] Car crash causes huge fire in Kansas City shopping district

03:22 [Telegraph] Joe Biden tells Americans: Buy a shotgun

03:29 [CNN] Russians meet with adoptive parents of dead boy; U.S. urges no rush to judgment

03:31 [CNN: Politics] Obama more emotional on spending cuts

03:44 [NPR] Police: Injuries Reported After Gas Explosion In Kansas City

03:47 [CNN] Ditching work friends could be the best career move

03:51 [Voice of America] Historic University, City, Prepare for Kerry Speech

03:57 [zero hedge] Explaining The 'Revolting' Labor Conditions In South Africa

03:57 [Slashdot] Google Patents Staple of '70s Mainframe Computing

04:00 [Raw Story] Antitrust advocate: ‘Long-term food monopoly’ if Supreme Court favors Monsanto

04:03 [The Hindu - News] Police nab temple thief in Bangalore

04:03 [The Hindu - News] Trade union leader killed as 2-day nationwide strike begins

04:05 [Raw Story] Supreme Court declines to hear Sixth Amendment case on unanimous juries for criminal convictions

04:09 [CNN] Mindy McCready died in a 'perfect storm,' friend says

04:11 [The Hindu - News] State has no right to take away life, say activists

04:16 [Reuters] Obama reaches out to three key Republicans on immigration reform

04:20 [CNN] Jesse Jackson Jr. expected to plead guilty in funds misuse case

04:20 [Raw Story] Copernicus and the Church: What the history books don’t say

04:30 [CNN: Money] Millions expect to outlive retirement savings

04:35 [Raw Story] Forget feathers and beads: At Basel’s carnival Fasnacht, it’s all about politics

04:36 [Reuters] Exclusive: Tight-fisted Japan firms deal blow to Abe's revival plan - Reuters survey

04:36 [Reuters] China January FDI falls 7.3 percent on year to $9.27 billion

04:40 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Horsemeat Economics

04:41 [CNN] Mindy McCready faced losing custody of kids, friend says

04:41 [The Hindu - News] Azim Premji commits more to philanthropy

04:41 [The Hindu - News] Trade union leader crushed to death as 2-day strike begins

04:43 [Reuters: politics] Republican Senator Cruz defends style a Democrat likened to McCarthyism

04:48 [Truthdig] The Next Citizens United, Scott Brown Explains ‘Drunk’ Tweets, and More

04:54 [The Hindu - News] Trade unions’ strike likely to be total

05:00 [CNN] 3 missing, more than dozen injured in Kansas City gas explosion

05:01 [The Atlantic: International] What Do We Make of the Chinese Hacking?

05:02 [Slate Magazine] Justified, Season 4

05:05 [Raw Story] Indian workers plan nationwide strike against anti-labor policies

05:05 [Raw Story] Mentally handicapped inmate Warren Hill granted stay of execution

05:08 [The Hindu - News] Strike hits normal life in Kerala

05:08 [The Hindu - News] BU panels to have additional member for inspections

05:11 [BBC: Technology] Crowdfunders win African app prize

05:12 [The Hindu - News] One killed in bomb blast in Dimapur

05:13 [Topix Activism News] Morrissey to play veggie gig in US

05:16 [The Hindu - News] Certificates come in the way as RTE deadline expires

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Six-year-old falls into open manhole, saved by passerby

05:24 [The Hindu - News] Mixed response to trade unions strike

05:26 [Reuters] Tunisian PM quits after failing to form new government

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

05:28 [Moral Low Ground] 2 Courts Issue Stays of Execution for Mentally Retarded Killer Warren Hill

05:28 [The Hindu - News] Child sexual abuse alleged in orphanage

05:29 [Fox News: politics] Colorado marijuana regulators sign off on pot tourism

05:32 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:34 [OpEdNews] MSNBC Boldly Moves To Plug Its One Remaining Hole

05:38 [Global Voices] Thai Paper Hit for Revealing Rape Victim's Name

05:38 [AntiWar] Violence Claims 19 Lives Across Iraq

05:39 [The Hindu - News] ‘How can KHB lend its name to a private project?’

05:39 [zero hedge] Previewing Tomorrow's First Greek General Strike Of 2013

05:39 [zero hedge] Some Treasury Yield Context

05:45 [The Hindu - News] Houses burgled, cash, jewellery stolen

05:46 [Reuters: politics] Alabama House passes bill tightening restrictions on abortion clinics

05:47 [The Hindu - News] Police suspect gang hand in fake cop cases across city

05:47 [The Hindu - News] Economy will take a hit: ASSOCHAM

05:47 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

05:47 [Slate Magazine] In Defense of Drones

05:49 [The Hindu - News] On crockery made from beat-up paper

05:51 [The Hindu - News] ‘Petty thefts up in Kolathur’

05:51 [The Hindu - News] While mounds of trash pile up, 90-year-old post office rots

05:57 [AntiWar] The Great Cyber-Warfare Scam

05:58 [Telegraph] Afghan forces seize Taliban commander

06:00 [Raw Story] A tree grew in San Francisco

06:01 [The Hindu - News] Farmers say they’re ready to give land at Rs. 1 cr. per acre

06:02 [Slashdot] Internet Poker Could Make a Comeback By Going Brick-and-Mortar

06:05 [OpEdNews] Sequestration Is Austerity, but Not Enough for Simpson and Bowles

06:08 [Truthdig] Invisible Armies

06:12 [msnbc] ID theft on rise: 12.6 million victims in 2012, study shows

06:12 [CNN: Money] Big payday for Bank of America CEO

06:13 [msnbc] 'Friends' Chandler, Monica reunite on 'Go On'

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06:13 [msnbc] No. 1 Indiana wins at No. 4 Michigan State

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06:13 [msnbc] That's no spaceship! Radar spots asteroid

06:13 [msnbc] Economic review finds Detroit unable to fix budget woes

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Coast Guards concerned over unregulated islands, landing points

06:17 [The Hindu - News] BJP to contest all 189 seats in Dakshina Kannada civic bodies

06:21 [Big Think] Geometries of the Universe: The Math of Knowledge Advancement

06:27 [AntiWar] Did John Brennan’s End Run Lead to the Death of Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi?

06:27 [AntiWar] ‘Widespread Pain’ of the Sequester Not So Draconian

06:29 [CNN: Money] Bonds are riskier than stocks

06:31 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart stupefied by crazy Russian videos: It’s a live-action Grand Theft Auto game

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Five years on, BJP’s promise on pedestrian subways remains on paper

06:34 [NPR] Reminders Flood In: Athletes Are People, Not Heroes

06:37 [Guardian] Joe Biden: buy a shotgun, not an assault rifle, to protect your home

06:37 [Guardian] Breakthrough Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

06:39 [CNN] Sony's hope for PlayStation 4 profit reset

06:41 [Fin24 News] BHP CEO hangs up coat as profits plunge

06:41 [Reuters] China says U.S. hacking accusations lack technical proof

06:45 [CNN] Dodging censors and gonzo grips: How to make a movie in China

06:46 [Reuters] China January FDI falls, reflects global firms' caution, cheaper rivals

06:47 [Fox News: politics] Alabama House passes bill tightening restrictions on abortion clinics

06:49 [CNN: Crime] Police: Gunman kills 3, himself in southern California shooting spree

06:49 [CNN: Crime] NY state lets pistol owners keep names private

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Move to make adoption laws more stringent

06:54 [CNN] 10 of the world's most beautiful cemeteries

06:55 [Voice of America] Castro, US Lawmakers Meet in Havana

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Demand to stop international adoption

07:00 [The Hindu - News] New proposal by EDMC to earn revenue

07:01 [CNN] Pistorius due back in court; bail ruling expected

07:02 [The Hindu - News] Sports in pictures

07:05 [OpEdNews] Deranging America

07:06 [The Hindu - News] Fish sellers offended by demand to remove martyr’s name from market

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Delhi Government takes steps to blunt strike impact

07:12 [Financial Times] Japan posts record January trade deficit

07:12 [Reuters: politics] Juggling priorities, Pentagon tries to protect war funding, troops

07:14 [Financial Times] Allen withdraws nomination for Nato post

07:16 [The Hindu - News] Cameron pays obeisance at Golden Temple

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Signs of the future

07:31 [Fin24 News] Law expert calls for vote on e-tolls

07:33 [Telegraph] Oscar Pistorius murder charge: latest

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Diving for a living

07:38 [Slashdot] You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Fashioned for success

07:44 [Fox News: politics] New England fishermen protest federal regulations in letter to Congress

07:46 [Raw Story] Massive 300 million-year-old asteroid impact zone discovered in Australian outback

07:49 [Telegraph] Horse meat scandal: steaks and stock cubes included in horse tests

07:49 [Telegraph] Ben Fogle: 'my terror after psychotic drink spiking episode'

07:51 [Guardian] Oscar Pistorius bail hearing day two – live coverage

07:53 [The Hindu - News] Cadres should work to secure all 40 LS seats: Jayalalithaa

07:55 [Voice of America] Pentagon Braces for Automatic Cuts

07:56 [Fin24 News] New SABMiller boss faces tough task

07:57 [Voice of America] Court Continues Pistorius Bail Hearing

07:57 [CNN] 2 missing, more than dozen injured in Kansas City gas explosion

07:59 [The Hindu - News] Death sentence of Veerappan aides: SC extends stay on execution

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Rain throws life out of gear in city

08:05 [Telegraph] David Cameron makes historic visit to Amritsar - but stops short of making apology

08:05 [Telegraph] Duke of Northumberland in 'get-rich-quick' row over huge farm rent rises

08:05 [Telegraph] Is there a murderer in your family tree? Old criminal records published online

08:06 [Raw Story] World’s first home for transgender elderly

08:06 [Raw Story] New crazy North Korea propaganda video shows Obama and U.S. troops in flames

08:06 [Pravda] Why Western democracy is the worst of regimes

08:07 [The Hindu - News] Rain comes and goes, but civic problems remain

08:09 [Voice of America] Chinese Army Rejects US Report on Cyber Hacking

08:09 [CBC: politics] Former Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan dead at 88

08:10 [Reuters] Insight: Rome will burn, regardless of Italian election result

08:12 [CBC: politics] Former agriculture minister Eugene Whelan dead at 88

08:14 [BBC: Technology] Ofcom 4G auction winners announced

08:15 [OpEdNews] Straight Talk on US/Israeli Relations

08:20 [The Hindu - News]  Making sense of Obstructive sleep apnea

08:20 [OpEdNews] Israel's War Criminal of the Year Award

08:20 [Reuters] Boeing engineers split on contract, talks to resume

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Increasing water level in the Noyyal a concern

08:23 [Slashdot] Report: Windows Blue Reaches Its First Milestone Build

08:23 [Voice of America] Pistorius Hearing Continues in Pretoria

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Experts warn against trusting health information on social media

08:27 [CNN] Pistorius back in court; bail ruling expected

08:30 [The Hindu - News] IT workforce in Bangalore remains insulated

08:30 [Reuters] Anti-austerity strike brings Greece to a standstill

08:34 [The Hindu - News] Property Tax is on plinth area; not carpet area, says official

08:34 [BBC: Technology] Ofcom raises £2.34bn from 4G auction

08:37 [Pravda] Ecuador builds nation of the future

08:37 [Telegraph] Childless couples to get IVF on the NHS after two years instead of three: new guidance

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Gang rape of minor: accused undergo medical examination

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Courts and Hospitals function normally in Bangalore

08:40 [zero hedge] The Curious Case of Falling Gold and Silver Prices

08:40 [Reuters] Juggling priorities, Pentagon tries to protect war funding, troops

08:46 [The Hindu - News] Strike peaceful in Karnataka

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Partial impact to strike call in Tamil Nadu

08:53 [Telegraph] Childhood cancer survival improvements under threat from clinical trial red tape: experts

08:53 [Telegraph] Air pollution causes 4,800 early deaths: research

08:55 [Reuters] Bulgaria government resigns after national protests

08:56 [Raw Story] Sea Shepherd environmental activists say Japanese whalers ‘rammed’ their ships

08:56 [Raw Story] Horsemeat scandal spreads to Hong Kong

08:56 [CNN] 2 missing, 14 hurt in Kansas City gas explosion

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Partial response to strike in Karnataka

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Strike peaceful in Bangalore

09:06 [Raw Story] ‘Happy Feet Jr.’ found stranded 1,250 miles from home in New Zealand

09:11 [Raw Story] Disgraced Los Angeles Cardinal Mahony asked to stay away from Vatican conclave

09:11 [Raw Story] Smog causes surge in heart deaths: study

09:11 [Raw Story] FBI examining possible Heinz insider trades

09:11 [Financial Times] Cameron says Amritsar massacre ‘shameful’

09:13 [Truthdig] Junk in the Trunk

09:17 [Pravda] Pope Benedict XVI: Quo Vadis?

09:17 [Topix Activism News] Hip-hop artist speaks about social activism at WSU

09:17 [BBC: Science & Environment] Farm virus 'can infect wild animals'

09:20 [NPR] Controversial Cleric Stirs Protests Upon Return To Pakistan

09:20 [NPR] In New York, Taxi Apps Raise Objections From Competitors

09:20 [NPR] Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss

09:20 [NPR] When A Bad Economy Means Working 'Forever'

09:21 [The Hindu - News] Confer with US for UN resolution against Sri Lanka, Jayalalithaa asks centre

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09:21 [msnbc] Two missing, 14 hurt after enormous gas blast

09:21 [Financial Times] Titan hits at French productivity

09:22 [CNN] College women told to urinate or vomit to deter a rapist

09:22 [BBC: Entertainment] Emeli Sande: 'Last year was surreal'

09:23 [msnbc] CBT: No doubting Indiana, and Oladipo, anymore

09:23 [msnbc] One night with northern lights — in one minute

09:23 [msnbc] Hospital granted request: no black nurses, suit says

09:23 [Telegraph] Crufts to bring mongrels centre stage

09:23 [Telegraph] Government politicising the Civil Service by the back door with expert advisers

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Prabhakaran's son killing: an act of extreme cruelty, says Jayalalithaa

09:28 [Truthdig] Meteorite Gold

09:28 [Truthdig] Boeing Outsourcing

09:28 [Truthdig] Pope Retires

09:28 [Truthdig] GOP, Obama and the Sequester

09:28 [Truthdig] Chinese Hackers

09:31 [The Hindu - News] Civic body warns of action against plan violations

09:32 [BBC: Technology] 4G auction raises less than forecast

09:33 [Fin24 News] Don't fall victim to tenant scams

09:34 [Global Voices] India at the Forefront of One Billion Rising

09:35 [msnbc] Prosecutor: 'Non-stop shouting' before Pistorius shooting

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Campaign to improve cleanliness in places of tourist attraction

09:39 [Telegraph] Government confident HS2 on track despite High Court challenge

09:41 [Raw Story] Supreme Court tilts toward Monsanto in battle with farmer

09:41 [The Hindu - News] Put an end to atrocities against Tamil Nadu fishermen: TESO

09:44 [CNN] Report: Bulgaria's government to resign

09:47 [Fin24 News] Consumer inflation slows to 5.4%

09:47 [The Hindu - News] SC extends stay on execution of Veerappan aides

09:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘30,000 have benefitted through health camps’

09:49 [New Internationalist] Azerbijan's pompous kleptocrat

09:51 [msnbc] Prosecutors: 'Non-stop' argument before Pistorius shooting

09:51 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Greek workers holding anti-austerity general strike

09:51 [Financial Times] Bulgaria government resigns amid protests

09:53 [CNN: Crime] Robbers breach gate, steal $50 million in diamonds at Belgian airport

09:53 [CNN: Crime] College women told to urinate or vomit to deter a rapist

09:53 [CNN: Crime] Prosecution argues against Pistorius bail

09:53 [CNN] Anti-whaling activists say they were attacked by Japanese ships

09:53 [The Hindu - News] Kansas blast: Cadaver dogs search through rubble

09:54 [New Internationalist] India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

09:54 [New Internationalist] Azerbaijan's pompous kleptocrat

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Your vehicle noise is recorded here

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Prabhakaran's son killing an act of extreme cruelty: Jayalalithaa

09:59 [Voice of America] Court Continues Pistorius Bail Hearing

10:01 [Raw Story] Bulgarian government resigns amid protests

10:01 [Raw Story] Pope Benedict XVI is ‘nearly blind in one eye’ and was advised to limit air travel because of high blood pressure: report

10:03 [Guardian] David Cameron defends lack of apology for Amritsar massacre

10:05 [CNN] From 'La Serenissima' to bunga bunga: How Italy fell into a coma

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Long journey home

10:07 [BBC: Also in the news] Tony Mendez, the real CIA spy in Argo

10:07 [BBC: Also in the news] Could a new phonetic alphabet promote world peace?

10:07 [BBC: Also in the news] Why have the white British left London?

10:09 [Guardian] Syria crisis: Damascus under siege - live updates

10:10 [Fox News: politics] Obama administration considering fines, trade penalties for cybertheft

10:11 [Telegraph] Chris Huhne 'will only be remembered for being in Brixton nick', says Michael Gove

10:14 [The Hindu - News] 22 child labourers rescued

10:15 [Voice of America] Bulgarian PM Steps Down

10:16 [Fox News] Several Injured in Huge Gas Blast

10:16 [Fox News] FINANCIAL EMERGENCY:Review Finds Detroit Unable to Fix Budget Woes

10:16 [Fox News] CYBER WARFARE:Hackers Hit Apple DevicesIn Widest Known Attack

10:16 [Fox News] WHISTLE IF RAPED?Pol Hints Women Shouldn't Rely on Guns, Backtracks

10:16 [Fox News] 'RAIN, HEAT & SNOW:' Struggling Postal Service to Launch New Clothing Line

10:16 [Fox News] Top EPA official to resign amid email backlash

10:19 [International Crisis Group] استراتيجية فلسطينيي القدس الشرقية في وجه الاستيطان

10:20 [The Hindu - News] Livelihood concerns

10:20 [The Hindu - News] Arrangements in place for MLC polls

10:20 [Fox News: politics] Biden encourages Americans to use shotguns to scare off intruders

10:22 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal report (Gazette Notification)

10:23 [Guardian] Prosecution outlines case against Pistorius - live coverage

10:24 [International Crisis Group] استراتيجية فلسطينيي القدس الشرقية في وجه الاستيطان

10:25 [CNN] Report: Bulgaria's government to resign amid protests

10:26 [Raw Story] Three young Indian sisters aged between six and 11 raped and murdered

10:26 [Raw Story] Deadly new virus that has already killed six can infect twice as fast as SARS: study

10:26 [Reuters] Bulgaria government resigns amid growing protests

10:28 [The Hindu - News] Sukumar Varma takes over as DCCB chief

10:28 [The Hindu - News] Minor revision of freight rate on the cards

10:32 [The Hindu - News] General strike: official machinery on high alert

10:33 [Voice of America] Russia Calls for End to Syrian Crisis

10:34 [The Hindu - News] Centre notifies Cauvery Tribunal award

10:36 [Financial Times] Indian unions launch general strike

10:36 [The Hindu - News] Dug-up road poses danger

10:37 [Voice of America] Dueling Versions Heard in South Africa's Pistorius Case

10:39 [Financial Times] Titan hits out at French productivity

10:39 [Financial Times] Bulgaria PM to step down amid protests

10:39 [Voice of America] Japan Posts Worst Ever Monthly Trade Deficit

10:40 [CNN] Prosecution argues against bail in Pistorius case

10:40 [NPR] Boeing Engineers OK Contract; Tech Workers Say No

10:48 [The Hindu - News] Stir by railway clerks comes to an end

10:48 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery Award: Karnataka will lose control over its 4 reservoirs

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Heavy rain lashes Kanyakumari

10:54 [BBC: Science & Environment] Penis size matters to female moles

10:54 [msnbc] Expert: US in cyber arms race with China, Russia

10:56 [The Hindu - News] Deeply shameful of Jallianwala Bagh killings, says Cameron

11:00 [The Hindu - News] BJP leader fails to get U.S. nod for Modi

11:01 [CNN] After Texas boy's death, Russians official continues call for ban on adoptions

11:02 [Red Pepper] Jeremy Hardy thinks… about entitlement

11:03 [CNN] Heavy snow to hit the Plains, severe thunderstorms to drench the South

11:03 [] Iran Backs Nuclear-Free Middle East in Dig at Israeli Arsenal

11:03 [] U.S. Hostility Towards the Islamic Republic of Iran Only Courts Strategic Disaster—for America

11:04 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscars: best foreign film contenders

11:04 [The Hindu - News] Water release doubtful

11:06 [CBC: politics] 4 questions about Canada’s new Office of Religious Freedom

11:06 [The Hindu - News] The flop side of Women’s Industrial Park

11:07 [CNN: Money] China's military denies hacking allegations

11:07 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Nearing record highs

11:07 [BBC: Entertainment] £100m art collection left to nation

11:07 [BBC: Entertainment] Kelly Clarkson slams 'false rumours'

11:10 [msnbc] Defense to seek new trial in Chandra Levy case

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11:10 [Reuters] Witness heard "non-stop shouting" from Pistorius home

11:10 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Oscars: Shortest film ever nominated

11:11 [Caritas Internationalis] Caritas on Lent 2013: Be a life saver

11:15 [The Hindu - News] Best birthday gift in my life: Jayalalithaa on Cauvery notification

11:15 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Cabinet approves annual Plan pegged at 17,000 crore

11:15 [Global Voices] What Bangladeshi Youths Feel About 21 February

11:15 [Telegraph] Bulgarian government resigns after protests

11:16 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Dementia: pioneering city of Bruges

11:18 [Guardian] Prosecution outlines case against Oscar Pistorius - live coverage

11:18 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Bulgarian government brought down by austerity protests

11:18 [Guardian] Greek accused of 'surreal' Dalí painting theft in New York

11:18 [Slashdot] The Patents That Threaten 3-D Printing

11:18 [Spiegel] Spain and Italy: The Euro Crisis Gnaws at Europe's Underbelly

11:19 [The Hindu - News] MEA team lands in Male; Nasheed unlikely to appear in court

11:20 [New Internationalist] KENYA VOTES: the weakness in the media’s election coverage

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] ‘Justice is Blind – But Not in the Case of Gender Violence’

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] UN Looks, Sri Lanka Ducks

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Timbuktu Reclaims Its Treasures

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Golf Plays Against Local Democracy

11:24 [BBC: Entertainment] Man charged with Salvador Dali theft

11:27 [Pravda] Natives from Caucasus go on massive brawl in St. Petersburg

11:27 [Pravda] Man sneezes while driving, four vehicles left damaged

11:28 [Voice of America] Rights Group Urges Laos to 'End Silence' on Activist's Disappearance

11:29 [The Hindu - News] IT workforce in Bangalore remains insulated

11:29 [The Hindu - News] Jallianwala Bagh killings deeply shameful: Cameron

11:31 [The Hindu - News] Pistorius to be charged over unlicensed gun

11:31 [Telegraph] Local council hopes to block Banksy sale in America

11:31 [Telegraph] Chinese state media threatens Britain with 'severe punishment'

11:31 [Telegraph] Rolling Stones hope for first Brit Award success in 17 years

11:31 [Telegraph] British ski hosts banned in France

11:39 [The Hindu - News] Making heads turn

11:40 [NPR] Police: Testosterone, Needles In Pistorius Bedroom

11:40 [NPR] BoE Governor Backed More Stimulus For UK Economy

11:40 [NPR] Column: NCAA Knows 'Lack Of Institutional Control'

11:40 [NPR] Anne Hathaway Honored By Costume Designers Guild

11:40 [NPR] New Digs: Federal Research Chimps Savor Retirement

11:40 [NPR] One Direction Set To Play Music's Brit Awards

11:41 [msnbc] Couple returns $11,000 found at Golden Gate Bridge

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court extends stay on Veerappan aides execution

11:44 [Voice of America] Investigator Details Pistorius Shooting Scene

11:46 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Netanyahu and Livni sign coalition agreement

11:47 [Pravda] Russian evacuees return to Moscow from Syria

11:47 [Pravda] North Korea threatens South with final destruction

11:47 [Pravda] Man dies under the wheels of his own truck

11:50 [Telegraph] Mother-of-11 receiving newly built council mansion 'would love to work'

11:50 [Telegraph] Andrew Mitchell calls for reforms to 'closed and overregulated' European Union

11:50 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Bulgarian government brought down by austerity protests as Greece holds general strike

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Bulgarian Prime Minister announces resignation

11:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] Duck hunting decline is quackers

11:59 [CNN] John McEnroe: 'Attila the Hun' of tennis

11:59 [CNN] Cameron marks 1919 Amritsar massacre by British troops in India

11:59 [CNN] After Texas boy's death, Russian official continues call for ban on adoptions

12:04 [Telegraph] Blow for Osborne as Government raises £1 bn less than expected from 4G auction

12:04 [Telegraph] Amritsar massacre: one of the bloodiest days in British history

12:04 [Telegraph] Jobless mother-of-11 may not move into six-bedroom council home being built for her

12:06 [CNN] Sorority girl drops 107 pounds

12:09 [Spiegel] Giving Pledge: SAP Founder Joins Club of Billionaire Donors

12:09 [Spiegel] Another Austerity Victim: Bulgarian Government Resigns Amid Protests

12:09 [Mother Jones] Music Review: "Bad Boys" by Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside

12:09 [Mother Jones] 13 Governors Screwing Over the Uninsured

12:09 [Mother Jones] Think You Can Beat the Immigration Maze?

12:09 [Mother Jones] King Corn Mowed Down 2 Million Acres of Grassland in 5 Years Flat

12:09 [Mother Jones] Monsanto: All Your Seeds Are Belong To Us

12:09 [Mother Jones] Rick Scott, Tax-and-Spend Tea Partier?

12:09 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Iran's Weak Emergency Infrastructure Would Only Compound Effects of an Attack

12:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] Would You Empower President Obama to Kill With His Mind?

12:11 [CNN: Health] For plastic surgery, breasts, butts out in 2012; faces in

12:11 [CNN: Health] Sorority girl drops 107 pounds

12:11 [Good] In Kenya, A Push for Land Rights That Benefit All Citizens

12:11 [Good] Redesigning Blood Donation to Persuade More Eligible Donors

12:11 [Good] Preparing for a Warmer, Drier Planet: Water is the Hidden Cost of Energy

12:11 [Good] Paper Made From Stone, To Help Save Trees

12:12 [The Hindu - News] Coffee and conversation

12:13 [Fox News] US Mulls Cybercrime Trade Penalties

12:14 [Fox News] Several injured in Kansas City gas blast, fire

12:14 [Fox News] Call to end tax-free deals sparks outrage in Minn.

12:14 [Fox News] Town in immigration debate suffers identity crisis

12:14 [Fox News] Did Ohio woman vote 6 times for Obama?

12:14 [Fox News] N. Korean propaganda video shows Obama in flames

12:14 [Fox News] Body of missing tourist found in LA hotel water tank

12:16 [International Crisis Group] Sri Lanka’s Authoritarian Turn

12:18 [The Hindu - News] Chopper scam: CBI engages 2 law firms in Italy

12:20 [Telegraph] 'Mole mastermind' sought for 'perfect' Brussels diamond heist

12:20 [The Hindu - News] Three killed in California shooting rampage

12:26 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Arab League holds Israel responsible for lives of hunger-strikers

12:31 [BBC: Entertainment] Arts Council urged for Banksy action

12:37 [CNN: Money] 89-year-old grandma's startup

12:37 [CNN: Money] Zombie foreclosures: Debts that won't die

12:37 [CNN: Money] I was a victim of an online dating scam

12:39 [The Atlantic: Politics] It's Been 951 Days Since the Senate Passed a Major New Law

12:40 [Voice of America] Greeks Strike Over Austerity Measures

12:40 [The Hindu - News] App-solutely brilliant ideas

12:43 [msnbc] Polls: Cigar-chomping ex-communist to lead Italy

12:44 [Guardian] Huge rise in employment cuts claimant count to near two-year low


12:44 [CNN: Money] China hacking: What's at risk

12:45 [CNN] Sahara explorer who's taming the desert

12:50 [Global Voices] Matisse Bustos Hawkes, Witness and the Power of Video

12:51 [Spiegel] The World From Berlin: Gay Adoption Ruling A Wake-Up Call for Merkel

12:52 [Telegraph] Sitting down at work 'increases risks of cancer'

12:52 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 20 February 2013

12:52 [Telegraph] Clegg: Government has made estimates of number of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants

12:52 [Voice of America] Pakistan's Shi'ite Protesters Bury their Dead

12:52 [zero hedge] Sterling is Pounded by Dovish BOE Minutes

12:54 [The Hindu - News] Jayalaithaa launches massive tree planting scheme

12:55 [Reuters] Bulgarian government resigns amid growing protests

12:55 [NPR] NATO And Afghan Forces Kill 25 Insurgents

12:55 [NPR] Biden To Honor Police, Firefighters With Medals

12:55 [NPR] British Neighborhood Wants Its Banksy Back

12:55 [NPR] Japan Probe Finds Miswiring Of Boeing 787 Battery

12:55 [NPR] German Children's Author Otfried Preussler Dies

12:55 [NPR] Russia, Arab League Push For Syria Conflict Talks

12:57 [CNN] Reader's Digest was a Cold War force

12:59 [The Hindu - News] BJP takes aggressive stance at all-party meet

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Pedal pushers

13:00 [BBC: Also in the news] 7 questions on obesity

13:01 [Reuters] Thousands of Greeks rally in anti-austerity strike

13:02 [Guardian] Syria crisis: Mortars hit Damascus stadium - live updates

13:05 [The Hindu - News] Thousands rally against austerity in Greece

13:05 [CNN] Rise and fall of Reader's Digest

13:06 [Raw Story] Chinese military leaders deny U.S. firm’s hacking allegations

13:08 [Slate Magazine] The Mommy Worry Wars

13:08 [CNN: Health] Heart attack-proof your life

13:08 [CNN: Health] Woman saves twin's life with her kidney

13:08 [CNN: Health] Woman saves her twin's life

13:09 [The Hindu - News] Return to LV-426

13:11 [Raw Story] Scientists looking beyond Earth in search for ‘rare earths’ elements

13:11 [Raw Story] U.S. tire firm CEO mocks French workers for putting in ‘three hours a day’

13:11 [The Hindu - News] FinMin to prepare cabinet note for setting up PSU ETF

13:11 [CNN] Bulgaria's government resigns amid protests

13:15 [Reuters] British PM regrets "deeply shameful" colonial Indian massacre

13:15 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Jackson brothers to tour UK

13:15 [Global Voices] “Ask Angy” Humanizes the Experience of Undocumented Immigrants

13:15 [msnbc] Drugs, bribes: $49 billion left Russia illegally in '12

13:15 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Endosulfan victims lead a life of misery despite ban, say agitators

13:19 [The Hindu - News] Same words, many languages

13:20 [Voice of America] South Korea Brushes Off North's 'Final Destruction' Threat

13:21 [Raw Story] Soccer leaders vow to stamp out match-fixing ‘cancer’ tainting the sport

13:21 [Raw Story] Revamped historic Czech breweries get back on tap

13:22 [Fin24 News] Amplats: Unrest sabotages funding efforts

13:23 [The Hindu - News] A different breed of tablet PCs

13:25 [Reuters] Witness heard "non-stop shouting" in Pistorius home before shooting

13:26 [Telegraph] Police seek man who took a picture of himself on stolen iPad and sent it to tablet's owner

13:26 [Telegraph] North Korea welcomes increase in tourism

13:26 [Telegraph] Hilary Mantel sales rocket amid 'plastic princess' furore

13:27 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Hamas and Islamic Jihad reject Netanyahu's proposal

13:31 [msnbc] Double manhunt after shots fired at cops, home set ablaze

13:31 [CNN] Manchester United CEO David Gill to step down

13:31 [CNN] Mortar attack kills soccer player at stadium, Syria says

13:31 [The Hindu - News] Booted out by a robot

13:32 [The Atlantic: International] The Kremlin's Campaign Against Russia's Leading Digital Dissident

13:32 [Topix Activism News] Westchester Residents Attend Largest Climate Change Rally

13:36 [Global Voices] Green Brunei Project

13:36 [Voice of America] 2 Dead in Latest Tibetan Self-Immolation

13:39 [Spiegel] FDP Shows Signs of Life in New Poll

13:39 [Spiegel] Dual Citizenship Demands Have Merkel on Defensive

13:39 [Financial Times] Greek unions stage strike over jobs fears

13:39 [The Hindu - News] Gray Matter

13:40 [zero hedge] Rajoy Summarizes Overnight (And Recurring) Sentiment: "There Are No Green Shoots, There Is No Spring"

13:40 [NPR] Book News: Hilary Mantel Gets A Sales Boost After Kate Middleton Controversy

13:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Norton's Big Chat line-up revealed

13:42 [Financial Times] Inflation fears spark Indian general strike

13:44 [Guardian] Jimmy Savile: police may have acted on star's behalf

13:46 [msnbc] The new Yahoo! design: What's changed?

13:47 [CNN] Italy's election: What are the issues? And will anyone win a majority?

13:48 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: February 20

13:48 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Jacko's son lands TV job and more

13:49 [The Hindu - News] Beyond Marina and Bessie...

13:50 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Austerity strike in Greece, as Bulgaria's government falls


13:55 [CNN: Money] China military denies hacking

13:56 [Raw Story] Life returns gingerly to Mexico’s ‘city of death’

13:56 [Raw Story] Indonesia announces new sanctuary for sharks and manta rays

13:58 [BBC: Technology] Apple offers users update after hack

14:00 [The Hindu - News] Union leader killed, violence in Noida as 2-day nationwide strike begins

14:00 [zero hedge] FoxConn Freezes Hiring On iPhone Production Slowdown

14:00 [CNN: Politics] King: What happens if there's no deal to avoid cuts

14:00 [CNN: Politics] Jesse Jackson Jr. expected to plead guilty in funds misuse case

14:00 [CNN: Politics] Why Congress isn't that concerned with March 1 spending cuts deadline

14:01 [msnbc] Cops: 10 hog-tied sheep, four men found in hatchback

14:01 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

14:01 [Financial Times] Detective testifies against Pistorius

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet to take call on Vodafone tax dispute: Chidambaram

14:04 [CNN: Money] Boeing's latest problem: Strike threat

14:04 [CNN: Money] Gas prices spike more than 14% so far this year

14:04 [Voice of America] 2 Dead in Latest Tibetan Self-Immolation

14:04 [Guardian] Jimmy Savile: police inspector 'may have acted on star's behalf'

14:06 [CNN: Politics] Rubio missed the year of the woman

14:06 [BBC: Entertainment] Willis defies critics at UK cinemas

14:06 [] Reports: Shale Gas Bubble Looms, Aided by Wall Street

14:06 [] Condemned Man Receives Stay of Execution Half Hour Before Lethal Injection

14:10 [Voice of America] Investigator: No Inconsistencies in Pistorius's Account

14:11 [Big Think] Why Is This the Greatest Living Poet’s Favorite Painting?

14:12 [Telegraph] Romanian and Bulgarian immigration: how the rules have changed

14:12 [Telegraph] China's overloaded delivery vehicles: trucks, scooters, bikes and motor tricycles

14:12 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: 1,200 acres of West Bank land annexed to kibbutz in Israel

14:13 [CNN] Forced budget cuts a disaster for military

14:13 [Fox News] Khloe cut from 'X Factor'

14:13 [Fox News] Why Mindy Shot Her Dog First

14:14 [Fox News] Police: Man dies from gunshot wound 36 years later

14:14 [Fox News] Texas woman arrested for calling 911 for cigarettes

14:14 [Fox News] Ala. House passes bill to stiffen abortion clinic rules

14:14 [Fox News] Biden suggests shotgun for self-defense

14:14 [Fox News] Defense to seek new trial in Chandra Levy case

14:14 [Fox News] TODD STARNES: Girl in wheelchair detained by TSA

14:15 [Slashdot] Ubuntu Tablets: Less Jarring Than Windows 8?

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Asking questions

14:20 [Reuters] Office Depot to buy OfficeMax in $1.2 billion all-stock deal

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Home, sweet home

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Book lovers, ahoy!

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Shiites bury their dead amid clashes in Quetta

14:25 [CNN] Video games didn't cause Newtown rampage

14:26 [The Hindu - News] Book worm or a movie buff?

14:27 [Pravda] U.S. Ambassador to Russia invited to State Duma

14:29 [CNN: Money] What's at risk with China hacking

14:30 [The Hindu - News] Green Tribunal gives nod for hospital at Omandurar Estate

14:32 [CNN: Entertainment] Happy 25th birthday Rihanna!

14:32 [CNN: Entertainment] McCready died in 'perfect storm'

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Someone to listen to you

14:36 [Raw Story] Colbert on Obama and Tiger’s golf game: Where’s the judicial oversight?

14:36 [Reuters] Housing starts drop on multi-family; permits at four-year high

14:37 [CNN] Restaurant employee missing after Kansas City gas explosion

14:38 [CNN] Blind runner beats poverty, bullies to become champion

14:38 [The Hindu - News] Flavours to savour

14:39 [Fin24 News] Jobs unlikely to be saved: Amplats

14:40 [Guardian] Oscar Pistorius: prosecution and defence set out rival claims - as it happened

14:40 [NPR] Pistorius's Story Challenged: Witness Heard Screams And Shots, Police Say

14:40 [NPR] 'It Felt Like An Earthquake': One Still Missing After Kansas City Explosion

14:42 [Financial Times] Inflation slows in France and Germany

14:44 [CBC: politics] Political Traction: Senate reaches tipping point

14:44 [Voice of America] Pope May Change Conclave Rules Before Abdication

14:46 [Global Voices] Global Voices Seeks Part-Time Developer

14:46 [BBC: Education] Free school applicants revealed

14:48 [The Hindu - News] The chance of curability

14:50 [Financial Times] Rajoy reveals Spain’s deficit fell below 7%

14:52 [CNN] Saudi Health Ministry under fire in case of girl and alleged HIV-tainted blood

14:55 [The Hindu - News] CWG case: trial against Kalmadi, nine others begins

14:55 [Reuters] Pope may change conclave rules before leaving: Vatican

14:55 [Reuters] Office Depot to buy OfficeMax for $1.2 billion in stock

14:56 [zero hedge] The Stock Market is a Giant Ponzi Scheme

14:56 [Guardian] Michael Gove in clash over free schools freedom of information requests

14:59 [The Hindu - News] Linguistic identity

14:59 [Fin24 News] Amplats boss doubts jobs could be saved

15:01 [Fin24 News] Amplats boss doubts jobs can be saved

15:02 [Telegraph] 'I've got a surprise for you' - man lured pregnant ex-fiance to her death

15:02 [Telegraph] Network Rail facing £30million fine as performance levels deteriorate further

15:02 [Telegraph] Vicky Pryce jurors given further directions by judge in speeding points case

15:03 [Slashdot] Google Looking for "Creative Individuals" For Glass Developer Program

15:04 [Fox News: politics] Missouri House bill would make proposing gun control illegal

15:04 [CNN] Don't feed the (polar) bears

15:04 [CNN] Vatican: Pope may change rules to allow replacement vote sooner

15:04 [msnbc] China angrily denies it behind widespread hacking

15:04 [msnbc] Office Depot to buy OfficeMax in $1.2B deal

15:04 [Guardian] Vicky Pryce jury can reach majority verdict, says judge

15:05 [CNN: Travel] World's famous cemeteries

15:05 [CNN: Travel] Man accused of slapping crying boy on flight turns himself in

15:08 [Voice of America] Damascus Mortar Strike Kills Soccer Player Near Stadium

15:08 [Voice of America] Investigator: Pistorius Account Consistent With Crime Scene

15:09 [The Hindu - News] A flavourful journey

15:09 [Fin24 News] Privatise SAA if turnaround failed: DA

15:10 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: Housing Starts Adjusted vs Unadjusted Redux

15:11 [Raw Story] Sirota: Warren not interested in ‘Hillary Clinton model’ of sitting down and shutting up

15:11 [Raw Story] Angry town hall crowd heckles McCain for opposing mass deportations

15:13 [Middle East Monitor] Touseef: Ban Ki-Moon calls for an end to "Palestinian prisoners' crisis"

15:15 [Reuters] Homebuilding takes a breather, wholesale prices up

15:16 [Big Think] Finding Killer Space Rocks Before They Find Us: Turbo Edition

15:16 [OpEdNews] Aaron Schwartz and the Fight for Information Freedom

15:17 [Fin24 News] Privatise SAA if turnaround fails: DA

15:17 [Fin24 News] Sibanye suspends operations

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Two to tell a tale

15:20 [msnbc] First Thoughts: What happens if the sequester sky doesn't fall?

15:20 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

15:21 [Raw Story] National Review Blogger Calls for Repeal of Women’s Suffrage

15:22 [CNN: Money] 4 features the Playstation 4 absolutely must have

15:22 [CNN: Money] Home construction off to strong start

15:23 [CNN: Politics] Forced budget cuts a disaster for military

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Box by box

15:24 [CNN: Money] Managing the second half of your career

15:25 [Reuters] Office Depot deal to buy OfficeMax not yet done: source

15:26 [CNN: Crime] Ga. prisoner's execution stayed

15:26 [CNN: Crime] McCready died in 'perfect storm'

15:26 [CNN: Crime] Robbers escape with $50M in diamonds

15:27 [Guardian] Vicky Pryce jury discharged after failing to reach verdict

15:27 [Guardian] David Cameron defends lack of apology for British massacre at Amritsar

15:28 [Disinformation] Virginia University Offers Course On Communicating With The Dead

15:28 [BBC: Technology] New Google Glass features unveiled

15:30 [AlterNet] The Tea Party's Stupidest Campaign Yet: The Right to Ride a Manatee

15:30 [CNN: Technology] What to expect from a PlayStation 4

15:31 [CNN] The happiest and saddest states according to Twitter

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Home advantage

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Boeing will compensate AI for grounding of Dreamliners: Ajit Singh

15:32 [The Atlantic: International] When Terrorists Take to Social Media

15:35 [The Hindu - News] Over to red carpet

15:36 [CBC: politics] Wednesdays with @Kady: Why open a religious freedom office?

15:38 [CNN: Entertainment] Have some 'Birthday Cake' today Rihanna

15:38 [CNN: Entertainment] Oscar ready? A few best picture fun facts

15:38 [Slashdot] Swedish Pirate Party Threatened for Hosting the Pirate Bay

15:38 [Fox News: politics] Debate panel leader: Picking Crowley for Obama-Romney match a 'mistake'

15:39 [zero hedge] Italy's North-South Divide, And Lombardia's Starring Role In The Elections

15:39 [zero hedge] China's Military Hacking Scandal Explained In A 150 Second Cartoon

15:39 [The Hindu - Opinion] Walking the talk on disability

15:41 [Raw Story] Russia: Boy adopted by U.S. lesbian subjected to conditions ‘harmful to his psychological health’

15:41 [CNN] Sahara explorer taming the desert

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Press Council report causes a stir in Bihar Assembly

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Altered states

15:42 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Cheers' Rihanna, it's your birthday!

15:46 [NPR] Single-Family Housing Starts Edged Up In January

15:46 [NPR] Top Stories: Pistorius's Story Challenged; Cybertheft Penalties Coming

15:46 [Reuters: politics] Panetta tells Congress that budget cuts could lead to furloughs

15:48 [The Hindu - News] Over to red carpet

15:48 [The Hindu - News] Camera roll, action…

15:49 [Guardian] Oscar Pistorius: prosecution and defence set out rival claims

15:49 [Reuters] Office Depot confirms deal with OfficeMax

15:49 [Reuters] Witness heard "non-stop shouting" before Pistorius shooting

15:50 [The Hindu - News] In search of Sita

15:51 [Raw Story] Texas woman on arrest over phoning 911 for cigarettes: ‘It is kind of funny’

15:51 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Settlers resume the dumping of waste in Palestinian residential area

15:51 [Reuters: politics] White House targets trade secret theft with new strategy

15:52 [Mother Jones] Obama's Immigration Plan Far Harsher than Reagan's

15:52 [Voice of America] Pirates Demand Ransom for Kidnapped Crew

15:54 [Fin24 News] Questions over land reform timing

15:54 [msnbc] Pistorius in court: Defense exposes cracks in case

15:54 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

15:54 [msnbc] McCain faces backlash at home over immigration issue

15:54 [msnbc] Office Depot, OfficeMax deal may have jumped the gun

15:54 [CNN] Fernando Alonso demands Ferrari improvement

15:55 [CNN: Money] Stocks dip but still near record highs

15:55 [CNN: Money] Office Depot to buy rival OfficeMax

15:56 [NPR] In Bail Hearing, Pistorius Says Girlfriend's Death Was Accidental

15:56 [NPR] Guilty Pleas Expected From Jesse Jackson Jr. & Wife Over 'Lavish' Spending

15:57 [AlterNet] Republican Party 2013: D.O.A.?

15:57 [CNN] Greek man charged in theft of Salvador Dali painting

15:59 [Spiegel] Berlusconi's Faithful: 'Only Silvio Can Save Italy'

15:59 [Reuters] Chesapeake probe finds no intentional CEO misconduct

16:00 [The Hindu - News] A short at fame

16:00 [CNN: Technology] The happiest and saddest states, by Twitter

16:01 [Global Voices] Brazilian Artists Idealize their Mona Lisa

16:04 [Voice of America] Pope May Call for Early Conclave

16:06 [Raw Story] Herman Cain insists most Americans have ‘a severe ignorance problem’

16:06 [The Progressive] Best Progressive Films and Artists of 2012

16:06 [The Hindu - News] A thought for your shoes

16:07 [Financial Times] US new home starts hit four-year high

16:07 [Telegraph] Tenerife beheading accused 'did not look human'

16:07 [Telegraph] Hundreds of passengers left stranded in London overnight after a train power line fault

16:07 [Telegraph] Indian sisters aged six to 11 raped, murdered and thrown down well

16:07 [Telegraph] UK considered allowing Argentina Falklands naval base two weeks before war

16:07 [Telegraph] Jury discharged in Vicky Pryce trial after failing to reach verdict

16:07 [Telegraph] Rail bosses face calls to drop bonuses after scathing attack on their performance

16:08 [CNN] Rihanna through the years

16:08 [CNN] Defense questions investigation in Pistorius case

16:09 [zero hedge] The Precious Metals Morning Slam Is Right On Schedule

16:09 [zero hedge] The NY Times Debate On Fixing The Rating Agencies: First Realize They're Not Broken!!!

16:09 [zero hedge] Caterpillar Sales Latest Cratering Confirm Global Growth Slowdown

16:10 [msnbc] Tab for his ‘Quadriginoctuple Frap’ at Starbucks: $47.30

16:10 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

16:10 [msnbc] It's a deal! OfficeMax, Office Depot to merge

16:10 [The Hindu - News] The show’s over

16:11 [Raw Story] Maddow: Regular Americans routinely ask tougher questions than whiny Beltway media

16:11 [Global Voices] Brazil: Public Transport of Porto Alegre in Protest

16:12 [The Hindu - News] Shinde expresses regret on ‘Hindu terror’ remark

16:13 [CNN: Money] Budget cuts will mean longer airport wait times

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Many faces of India

16:14 [CNN] Pentagon: Furloughs for civilian workers if sequester happens

16:16 [Raw Story] Missouri lawmaker uses assault weapons ban bill for target practice

16:18 [The Hindu - News] A quest for life

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Shinde expresses regret over ‘Hindu terror’ remark

16:21 [CBC: politics] Trudeau suggests policy on Quebec succession, bilingualism

16:22 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for February 20, 2013

16:22 [] Democracy Now!: Prisoner X: As Secrecy Falls, Doubts Grow on Suicide Claims for Australian-Israeli Linked to Mossad

16:22 [] Democracy Now!: Throwaways: Recruited by Police & Thrown Into Danger, Young Informants Are Drug War's Latest Victims

16:22 [CNN] Jesse Jackson Jr. faces plea deal hearing

16:24 [Slashdot] Two Years of GNU Guile Scheme 2.0

16:24 [The Hindu - News] The mighty Himalayas, captured

16:26 [The Hindu - News] U.S. ready to strike back against Chinese cyber-attacks

16:27 [Fox News: politics] High Gas Prices Endanger Democrats

16:27 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon notifies Congress of likely civilian furloughs over budget cuts

16:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Clarence Thomas Uses Simple Words in His Opinions

16:30 [CNN: Money] Apple chairman talks life after Steve

16:30 [The Hindu - News] Hazara Shias bury their dead

16:31 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: House demolitions and destruction of crops gather pace in the Negev

16:31 [CNN: Money] Latest iPhones outsold Galaxy S3

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Revisiting, you may find the ‘new’ book

16:36 [CNN] Missouri blast: 'I thought I was going to die'

16:37 [CNN: Money] What to do when networking isn't working

16:38 [Telegraph] Surgeon killed with a punch was unlikely to have started fight, coroner says

16:38 [Telegraph] Former Eastleigh Lib Dem mayor defects to Ukip after 'Chris Huhne's lies'

16:38 [Telegraph] Pope may bring conclave to choose his successor forward

16:39 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Cabinet sanctions Rs. 25 crore for KSRTC

16:40 [Reuters] Office Depot confirms $1.2 billion deal to merge with OfficeMax

16:40 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Visualizing Vince Farrell's 10 Investing Rules

16:40 [zero hedge] WHeRe'S THe MeaT?

16:41 [NPR] Calorie Counts: Fatally Flawed, Or Our Best Defense Against Pudge?

16:41 [NPR] Biden: For Protection; 'Buy A Shotgun, Buy A Shotgun'

16:42 [CNN: Politics] Rand Paul: Forced cuts 'a pittance'

16:42 [Financial Times] Vatican reaches out in Latin America

16:43 [Truthdig] Europe’s Carbon Market Limps On

16:44 [Voice of America] Gbagbo Supporters Have Mixed Views of Hague Hearing

16:44 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Tunisia Boils Over

16:46 [Big Think] My Electric Toothbrush’s Nervous Breakdown, and Other Anxieties of Domestic Technology

16:46 [The Atlantic: National] Why Clarence Thomas Uses Simple Words in His Opinions

16:47 [Financial Times] Bumi rivals prepare presidential battle

16:49 [The Onion] American Voices: Obama Calls For Mapping Human Brain

16:50 [BBC: Technology] AUDIO: Broadband packages 'undecipherable'

16:50 [Fin24 News] News24 trumps rivals on Oscar shooting

16:51 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Artist Quentin Blake is knighted

16:52 [Voice of America] Former US Congressman, Wife to Plead Guilty for Misspending Campaign Money

16:52 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 20, 2013

16:53 [OpEdNews] Transcript: Former Catholic Priest Matthew Fox on Ratzinger, Opus Dei and the Broken Catholic Church

16:54 [Telegraph] Gold medal Olympians and Paralympians awarded MBEs

16:54 [Telegraph] Sir Quentin Blake knighted after 64 years as illustrator

16:55 [CBC: politics] Mulcair delivers message of openness to Calgary's oilpatch

16:56 [BBC: Entertainment] Action urged over Banksy mural sale

16:58 [Disinformation] Game Of Surveillance Camera Destruction Hits The United States

16:58 [Truthdig] Amazon to Sell Used E-Books

17:03 [Slate Magazine] Is Chivalry Dead?

17:03 [Slate Magazine] Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Worth Getting Arrested For?

17:05 [CNN] Life skills your mother never taught you

17:05 [Reuters] Lautenberg charity, others lose bid to revive Madoff claims

17:06 [Raw Story] Watch live: Secretary of State Kerry delivers first major address

17:06 [Voice of America] Former US Congressman, Wife to Plead Guilty for Misspending Campaign Money

17:07 [Guardian] Oscar Pistorius case police admit investigative blunders

17:07 [Guardian] Senior Pakistani Taliban commander captured in Afghanistan

17:07 [Guardian] Tenerife decapitation trial hears killer 'did not look human'

17:07 [The Atlantic: In Focus] DIY Weapons of the Syrian Rebels

17:07 [The Hindu - News] Chhattisgarh ignores plight of its bonded labourers from J&K

17:09 [BBC: Science & Environment] How much did The Good Life influence the good life?

17:10 [Reuters] Analysis: Core problem for Europe as France, Germany drift apart

17:10 [zero hedge] The Spending Crunch Is Official: "We Are Confident There Is An Issue With The Consumer"

17:10 [Telegraph] France says 'will not yield to terrorists' as children are taken hostage

17:10 [Telegraph] How space technology can improve chances of surviving cancer

17:10 [Telegraph] Street artist Slinkachu creates tiny scenes of conflict for War Child

17:10 [Telegraph] Duke of Edinburgh: 'Philippines must be half empty because you're all working on NHS'

17:10 [Telegraph] Five-day cold snap to hit Britain as families are warned to look after the elderly and vulnerable

17:10 [Telegraph] Weston-super-Mare 'is divorce hotspot'

17:11 [NPR] Japan: Probe Of Battery Fire On Boeing 787 Finds Improper Wiring

17:11 [NPR] OfficeMax, Office Depot Confirm Merger Deal

17:12 [msnbc] Troops turn to nonprofit agency for combat gear

17:12 [Slashdot] Book Review: To Save Everything, Click Here

17:13 [Reuters: politics] Panetta notifies Congress of Pentagon civilian furloughs

17:13 [OpEdNews] Transcript Part II: Former Catholic Priest Matthew Fox on Ratzinger, Opus Dei and the Broken Catholic Church

17:14 [Fox News] Khloe Cut From 'X Factor'

17:14 [Fox News] Science Chimps Retire at Last

17:14 [Fox News] Lies Patients Tell Their Docs

17:14 [Fox News] Celeb Beach Bods Exposed!

17:14 [Fox News] State of Cruising Today

17:14 [Fox News] 903 HP Hybrid a Green Machine?

17:14 [Amnesty International] Massive arms bazaar in Abu Dhabi exposes weakness in Arms Trade Treaty talks

17:16 [The Atlantic: National] Did This New Hampshire Woman Take Part in the Rwandan Genocide?

17:19 [CBC: politics] Trudeau suggests policy on Quebec sucession, bilingualism

17:19 [The Onion] Film Character Moves Into Beautiful Brooklyn Brownstone After Getting Dream Publishing Job

17:20 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

17:20 [CNN] Supplies reach befouled cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

17:20 [This Magazine] WTF Wednesday: Alaska caucus shares laugh over gay rights

17:21 [Raw Story] Republican state senator set to co-sponsor marriage equality law in Minnesota

17:21 [Raw Story] ‘Birthplace of stars’ Lobster Nebula revealed in infrared telescope in Chile

17:21 [Raw Story] How turned ‘Friends of Hamas’ joke into a right-wing firestorm

17:22 [Mother Jones] "Friends of Hamas" Even Stupider Than You Thought

17:24 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Bulls get gut checked

17:25 [CNN] Governors, stop bashing liberal arts

17:26 [Telegraph] One of biggest ever asteroid impact zones found in Australia

17:27 [] Bills to Label Genetically Engineered Foods Introduced in Illinois and Iowa

17:29 [Canadian Dimension] Right of Return

17:31 [Raw Story] Conan to host White House Correspondent’s Association dinner

17:31 [Spiegel] Manipulating Pussy Riot: Letters Show Division in Punk Group

17:31 [Spiegel] Picture This: Cleaning Up

17:33 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Minchin and Mel C to tour Australia

17:40 [Reuters: politics] Obama goes on local TV in fight with Republicans over budget cuts

17:41 [Fox News] Called 911 for Smokes

17:41 [Fox News] 'Rain, Heat & Snow' Gear

17:42 [Topix Activism News] Austria: Reform needed after European Court adoption victory for lesbian couple

17:43 [Slashdot] Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus

17:47 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Hamas MP calls for the public broadcast of reconciliation talks with Fatah

17:48 [The Onion] Blake Griffin Heartbroken After Catching Chris Paul Throwing Lobs To Lamar Odom

17:48 [Reuters: politics] Ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to fund misuse

17:48 [Slate Magazine] Not Guilty By Reason of Grogginess

17:48 [Slate Magazine] Suffer the Little Children

17:49 [CNN] Report: Eastern European gang hacked Apple, Facebook, Twitter

17:51 [Fin24 News] Don't grant Eskom hike, urges union

17:52 [The Hindu - News] Truly, a strong body makes a strong mind

17:52 [Mother Jones] Today's Big Fight: Centrist Opinion vs. Centrist Opinion

17:53 [CNN: Politics] Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

17:53 [Guardian] Tenerife decapitation accused 'did not look human', court told

17:53 [zero hedge] WTI Plunges As ~$250 Million Notional Crosses In 2 Seconds

17:53 [zero hedge] Titan CEO Crushes Socialist "Work Ethic", Tells France "You Can Keep Your So-Called Workers"

17:55 [Reuters] White House targets trade secret theft with new strategy

17:57 [] Widespread Austerity Protests Spark Bulgarian Government to Resign

17:58 [The Hindu - News] Now, peek into the royal library

17:58 [msnbc] Search on for French family kidnapped in Africa

17:58 [Telegraph] Tibetan teenagers set themselves on fire

17:58 [Telegraph] Rachida Dati hits out at politician 'who she refused to sleep with'

18:00 [CNN] Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

18:02 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Egyptian Prosecutor-General seeks INTERPOL arrest of Ahmed Shafiq

18:02 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Egyptian Prosecutor-General seeks INTERPOL arrest of Ahmed Shafiq

18:02 [The Hindu - News] Enamels: adding extra brilliance to art

18:03 [Slate Magazine] Watch Emily Bazelon Make Stephen Colbert Cry

18:04 [Amnesty International] Morocco/Western Sahara: Two years too long – repression of protests must end

18:06 [CNN: Money] Hackers aim key U.S. infrastructure

18:08 [Fox News: politics] Jackson pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds

18:09 [CNN] Georgia appeals stay of execution for condemned killer

18:09 [CNN] 30 million in path of winter storm

18:10 [Reuters] Office Depot in $1.2 billion deal to buy rival OfficeMax

18:10 [zero hedge] Spain Just Issued a Warning: the System is Blowing Up Again

18:10 [The Hindu - News] Coming soon: more internships, industry-ready graduates

18:11 [Raw Story] Michigan hospital admits considering swastika-tattooed man’s request for no black nurses

18:11 [Raw Story] Jesse Jackson Jr. could face 5-year prison term for misusing funds

18:11 [Raw Story] Michael Moore intervenes when agents threaten to deport Palestinian director at airport

18:13 [Reuters: politics] Supreme court won't apply 2010 immigration ruling retroactively

18:14 [The Hindu - News] Presence of mind saves abducted techie’s life

18:14 [The Hindu - News] Pistorius to be charged over unlicensed gun

18:14 [Telegraph] Chinese pensioner on trial for 'murdering doctor during Cultural Revolution'

18:16 [Voice of America] Ukraine Prosecutor Accuses Ex-President in Journalist Death

18:16 [NPR] Should Lena Dunham Be Playing Ping Pong Naked?

18:16 [NPR] Same Old Standoff In Washington?

18:16 [NPR] How Should The U.S. Respond To Chinese Hacking?

18:17 [Global Voices] Mauritanians Say No to Sexual Harassment in Egypt

18:18 [Slashdot] Researchers Analyze Twitter To Find Happiest Parts of the United States

18:18 [CNN: Money] Hackers target U.S. infrastructure

18:18 [CNN: Money] How to heal our smartphone-addled brains

18:18 [CNN: Money] Don't expect to find Macs, iPhones or iPads at Staples

18:19 [zero hedge] Guest Post: This New Law Will Ensure You Pay More For Online Purchases...

18:20 [The Hindu - News] Bandh call evokes partial response in city

18:21 [Reuters: politics] Indicted former New Orleans Mayor Nagin expected to plead not guilty

18:21 [Reuters: politics] Obama to name top EPA, Energy Department picks as early as this week

18:23 [BBC: Entertainment] Stars gather for Brit Awards 2013

18:23 [OpEdNews] Zapatistas and the Struggle for Survival on Planet Earth

18:23 [OpEdNews] Lawrence Wilkerson and David Swanson Debate Colin Powell's Lies at the United Nations

18:23 [Guardian] United Russia MP resigns over Florida property allegations

18:24 [Voice of America] Former US Congressman Pleads Guilty to Misspending Campaign Money

18:27 [Caritas Internationalis] Syrian crisis through the eyes of its refugees

18:27 [The Hindu - News] GHMC urged to take over Nampally Sarai

18:27 [Global Voices] Lynch Attempt on Kurdish Members of Parliament in Sinop

18:27 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israeli court postpones hunger-striker's hearing

18:28 [Disinformation] We’re Becoming Dumber and Dumber

18:31 [The Progressive] The Supreme Court’s Absurdist Push to Lift Campaign Limits

18:31 [Reuters: politics] Supreme Court won't apply 2010 immigration ruling retroactively

18:32 [Global Voices] Kuwait: Video-blogger Threatened and Beaten by State Police

18:32 [The Atlantic: International] Is There a There, There for the Chinese Military?

18:36 [BBC: Education] 'Appalling' GCSE attainment gap

18:38 [BBC: Education] Faith of free school bids revealed

18:41 [CNN: Politics] Pentagon: Furloughs for civilian workers if cuts happens

18:41 [CNN: Politics] Lawmakers: Cuts a disaster for military

18:41 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi promises tax refund in mailshot

18:41 [Guardian] The six things wrong with Italy – and how to solve them

18:42 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia: Activist Accuses Judge of Conflict of Interest

18:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Definitive Story of Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and Phone Phreaking

18:45 [Telegraph] Pound land: derelict houses in Liverpool to be sold for just one pound

18:46 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson's son makes TV debut

18:46 [CNN: Entertainment] A few best picture fun facts

18:47 [Financial Times] BP and oil-spill states prepare to fight

18:47 [Spiegel] Last Shift in the Shaft: Coal Companies Refuse to Pay Mining Victims

18:48 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Mumford & Sons to 'justify success'

18:52 [CNN: Politics] Guest worker issue may kill immigration reform

18:52 [CNN: Politics] Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty

18:52 [CNN: Politics] Obama more emotional on cuts

18:52 [CNN: Politics] Pentagon plans civilian furloughs

18:52 [Global Voices] The Bobs Awards Are Back – Nominate Your Favourite Sites & Microbloggers today!

18:52 [CNN: Money] Hackers target infrastructure

18:52 [CNN: Money] British pound takes pounding

18:53 [Mother Jones] The Best Plan for the Sequester: Just Kill It

18:53 [CNN: Living] Life skills mom never taught you

18:54 [zero hedge] Did Someone Intentionally Try To Crash The Crude Contract?

18:54 [zero hedge] ‘They Tell The French People Illusions and Lies.’

18:55 [CNN: Politics] Obama to make argument over spending cuts more emotional

18:57 [] Radioactive Sludge Continues to Leak at Nuclear Site, Posing 'Unacceptable Threat'

18:57 [] Oscar Nominated Palestinian Filmmaker Detained at Los Angeles Airport

18:57 [Guardian] Record jobs level with almost 30 million Britons in work

18:58 [BBC: Entertainment] Mantel to receive literature medal

18:58 [CNN: Money] Wal-Mart suppliers could be hit by payroll tax

18:59 [Guardian] Bank of England governor outvoted in bid to launch fresh QE boost

19:02 [msnbc] Ex-senator: I had kid with fellow senator's daughter

19:02 [CNN] New York TV anchor resigns after wife-choking accusation

19:03 [Slashdot] Drones Still Face Major Hurdles In US Airspace

19:03 [Guardian] Syrian footballer killed in Damascus mortar attack

19:04 [BBC: Science & Environment] Tiniest planet yet found with sound

19:05 [Fin24 News] Govt tackles 'shoddy' RDP houses

19:06 [Voice of America] Britain's Cameron Lays Wreath at Indian Massacre Site

19:06 [NPR] Overdose Deaths From Narcotics Keep Climbing

19:06 [NPR] Sen. John McCain Faces Angry Town Hall Over Immigration Platform

19:06 [NPR] Diet And Acne: For A Clearer Complexion, Cut The Empty Carbs

19:07 [The Hindu - News] Top 10 H-1B users outsource jobs overseas: report

19:10 [zero hedge] Is 5th Time The Charm For Equity Vol?

19:10 [Fox News] Meteorite 1,000 Times Bigger

19:10 [Fox News] Fake Menu Blasts Guy's Food

19:10 [Fox News] 6 Country Stars in Crisis

19:10 [Fox News] Is Brit's New Dude a Dud?

19:11 [Raw Story] Angry Florida motorist shoots man after dog runs in front pickup

19:11 [Good] We Need Outrage (and Action) Over Harper High's Bloody Story

19:11 [Good] Thrift Store Shopping for a Small Planet

19:13 [Fox News: politics] Domenici acknowledges having son outside marriage

19:14 [CNN] How it will feel to wear Google Glass

19:16 [Financial Times] US tyremaker drives over French pride

19:18 [OpEdNews] La-la land and Political Punditry

19:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Crime of Slavery

19:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Israel Not Pushing Obama to Arm Syrian Rebels

19:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Saving Heat from Going Down the Drain

19:23 [Mother Jones] In Tweets, Axelrod Agrees with Romney on Blowing Up Political Money Limits

19:24 [CNN: Money] 89-year-old grandma's startup on Kickstarter

19:27 [CNN] 2013 Oscars: Get to know best actress nominees

19:30 [The Hindu - News] American College reaches semifinals

19:31 [Raw Story] Study casts doubts on benefits of robotic surgery

19:32 [The Atlantic: International] Glad That's Cleared Up: Chinese Military Resolutely Deplores Hacking

19:33 [Telegraph] Illegal immigrants 'blocking mental hospital beds'

19:33 [Slashdot] Derek Khanna Answers Your Questions

19:35 [Utne] Long Live the Palomino Blackwing 602

19:37 [Guardian] Three Britons tortured in Dubai police custody, rights charity claims

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Pooja tops in women’s air rifle

19:38 [Financial Times] Russia’s missing billions revealed

19:40 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How Do We Break The Cycle Of Higher Tuition And More Debt?

19:40 [The Hindu - News] Russia, Arab League push for Syria talks

19:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] When Mannequins Move

19:45 [Moral Low Ground] IMMUNITY: Vatican to Protect Pope Benedict XVI from Sex Abuse Prosecution

19:46 [Fin24 News] Mining royalty tax to benefit all in SA

19:46 [Big Think] Welsh Park Receives Official Dark Sky Preservation Status

19:46 [The Hindu - News] Parties try to persuade Regmi to lead election government

19:46 [The Hindu - News] SPSB and Assam triumph

19:49 [The Onion] Woman Rushed Into Cosmetic Surgery With 8 Glaring Flaws

19:49 [Telegraph] Oscar Pistorius: the police case picked apart

19:49 [Reuters] Chesapeake probe finds no "intentional" CEO misconduct

19:49 [Reuters: politics] Supreme Court won't extend 2010 immigration ruling

19:49 [Guardian] Elite Scotland Yard officer found dead with gunshot wound

19:52 [] Keystone XL Exec: To Support Dirty Tar Sands Is To Support 'American Values'

19:53 [Mother Jones] Watch Out, GOP: Obama Super-PAC Is Coming for You in 2014

19:53 [Mother Jones] WATCH: The State Of Obama's Union [Fiore Cartoon]

19:54 [The Hindu - News] A finger points to a surrealist theft

19:55 [Guardian] Man faked accident to kill his parents, jury told

19:56 [Raw Story] Watch live: Biden awards Medal of Valor to police and firefighters

19:56 [BBC: Entertainment] In pictures: Brit Awards 2013

19:57 [CNN] Why the royal fuss? Mantel made sense on Kate

19:57 [CNN: Money] Herbalife's analyst call spooks investors

19:58 [Disinformation] Police Say Oklahoma Man’s Fiery Death May Have Been Spontaneous Combustion

19:58 [Disinformation] The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

19:58 [Financial Times] West lacks will to arm Syrian rebels

20:01 [CNN] U.S. delegation does not win release of jailed contractor in Cuba

20:01 [Raw Story] Study: Dolphins know to call one another by name

20:03 [CNN] Welcome to Madrid: City of protests

20:03 [Truthdig] Deaths Trigger DEA Investigation of Pain Specialist


20:06 [CNN: Money] Mutual fund managers could be tomorrow's buyout kings

20:06 [Reuters: politics] Obama settles on EPA, Energy Department nominees: source

20:07 [Guardian] Activists claim police siding with power company EDF in law suit

20:08 [CNN: Crime] Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing funds

20:08 [CNN: Crime] Georgia appeals stay of execution

20:09 [CNN] Ben Bernanke Fast Facts

20:10 [CBC: politics] Wednesdays with @Kady replay: Why open a religious freedom office?

20:10 [zero hedge] FOMC Minutes Out: Hawkish Rumblings Getting Louder

20:11 [Raw Story] Former Republican Senator reveals secret child with another Senator’s daughter

20:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] Commercial cyberspying offers rich pay-off

20:13 [The Hindu - News] Shinde apologises for ‘Hindu terror’ remark ahead of budget session

20:13 [CNN] Biden's 'shot-gun' remarks spur social media flurry

20:13 [CNN] Peru gang targets people stuck in traffic

20:15 [The Atlantic: Technology] Astronauts on the ISS Have Trouble With Work-Life Balance, Too

20:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] Mind this gap

20:17 [NPR] Cash-Strapped Postal Service To Launch A New Clothing Line

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Games scam trial begins

20:18 [CNN: Crime] Peru gang targets people stuck in traffic

20:19 [CNN] Track winter weather in U.S.

20:19 [The Onion] 'Depot Buys Max,' Nation's Office-Supply-Loving Teens Text Frantically To One Another

20:19 [The Onion] World Doesn't Even Know Who To Admire Anymore After Tom Hanks Murders 5

20:19 [The Onion] [Video] Burger King Twitter Hack Forces Its 110,000 Followers To Survive Without Constant Stream Of Burger King Information

20:21 [CNN: Technology] Report: Gang hacked Apple, Facebook

20:21 [CNN: Technology] How it will feel to wear Google Glass

20:21 [CNN: Technology] Police contact victim's mom on Facebook

20:21 [CNN: Technology] The happiest and saddest U.S. states

20:21 [CNN] Delegation leaves Cuba without winning release of American contractor

20:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] A swim test in the Indian Ocean

20:21 [Telegraph] Russia seeks return of adopted boy in US after brother's death

20:21 [Telegraph] Sketch: 'Have some bumf!' Boris Johnson hits Eastleigh

20:22 [NPR] Former Sen. Domenici Reveals 'Son Born In Secrecy'

20:22 [Slashdot] Planetary Resources To 'Claim' Asteroids With Beacons

20:23 [Voice of America] Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness

20:25 [Mother Jones] BP to Government: $21 Billion Fine is 'Excessive'

20:25 [Mother Jones] Can Sustainable Food Feed the Whole US?

20:26 [CNN] Injured No. 1 Serena Williams follows Azarenka in quitting Dubai

20:26 [Raw Story] Man who slapped baby and used n-word turns himself in

20:27 [Financial Times] ECB faces US pressure over Iran

20:27 [The Hindu - News] With Shinde issue behind, Congress hopes for a smooth budget session

20:27 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] Letter from Shamwana, Democratic Republic of Congo

20:27 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] DRC: Lives at Risk as Fighting Continues in Katanga Province

20:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Getting ahead of the sum of all fears

20:28 [CNN] 2013 Oscars: Get to know the best actor nominees

20:29 [Slate Magazine] The Walking Dead, Season 3

20:31 [The Hindu - Opinion] Understanding the disconnect

20:33 [The Atlantic: International] China, its Hackers, and the American Media

20:33 [Global Voices] Jamaica: Reggae, Bleaching and Black History

20:35 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Ono gets conceptual and other art stories

20:35 [The Hindu - Opinion] Suffering and sharing

20:36 [Telegraph] Dalí 'thief' held after he is tricked back to US

20:36 [Guardian] Activists claim police siding with power company EDF in lawsuit

20:36 [Raw Story] Belgium considers euthanasia for minors

20:36 [Raw Story] Astronomers spy mini-planet smaller than Mercury beyond our solar system

20:36 [msnbc] Jesse Jackson, Jr. pleads guilty to fraud

20:36 [msnbc] Kerry: Foreign aid is in America's self-interest

20:38 [Global Voices] Barbados: Elections Tomorrow

20:39 [CNN: Money] Gold drops to 7-month low, flirts with 'death cross'

20:39 [The Hindu - Opinion] Selecting the next CAG

20:41 [Raw Story] Beck: ‘Medical fact’ that video games were ‘gateway drug’ to Newtown massacre

20:41 [Raw Story] Swedish queen files complaint against satirical artist who painted her scrubbing a swastika

20:41 [Raw Story] U.S. Postal Service launches clothing and accessories line

20:41 [The Progressive] The Supreme Court Doing More Damage to Our Democracy

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Centre notifies Cauvery Tribunal final award

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Execution of Veerappan aides stayed for 6 weeks

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Cameron defends not saying sorry for Jallianwala Bagh

20:43 [Fox News] Review finds Detroit unable to fix budget problems

20:44 [Reuters] Major powers to make "substantial and serious offer" to Iran

20:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] Dystopia in One Drawing

20:45 [Fox News: politics] 572 San Francisco workers made more than the governor last year

20:46 [Raw Story] Bolivia president calls fast food ‘a threat to humanity’

20:46 [Raw Story] Swedish artist to continue painting Prophet Mohammed even after death threats

20:46 [Big Think] Pressure Forces "Big Paper" Company Away From Natural Forests

20:47 [NPR] Antarctic Penguin Washes Up in New Zealand; May Have Drifted For A Year

20:47 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Vulcan' leads Pluto moon name vote

20:48 [Guardian] Brit awards 2013: live coverage

20:48 [CNN: Entertainment] 2013 Oscars: Get to know the best actor nominees

20:48 [CNN: Entertainment] 2013 Oscars: Get to know best actress nominees

20:48 [CNN] 'New Girl' star Jake Johnson: What's On My iPod

20:48 [CNN: Money] I lost $1,500 to my online boyfriend

20:49 [Voice of America] US Lawmakers Leave Cuba after Meeting Raul Castro

20:49 [CNN: Politics] Tough talk, finger-pointing

20:49 [CNN: Politics] Where you'll feel forced spending cuts

20:49 [CNN: Politics] Jesse Jackson Jr. in federal court: 'Guilty, your honor'

20:51 [msnbc] Stocks edge lower after Fed minutes

20:52 [CNN] Pentagon: Furloughs for civilian workers if forced cuts go into effect

20:56 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Brit Awards red carpet glamour

20:56 [zero hedge] Market Reaction To FOMC Minutes

20:57 [] 'Social Explosion Near' as Greeks Denounce Austerity

21:00 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa reiterates demand for economic embargo on Sri Lanka

21:01 [Good] Playground for Malawi Children's Hospital Built Around Upcycled Ambulance

21:01 [Good] Animation Intermission: Amazing Anti-Bullying Poem Comes to Life

21:01 [Fox News: politics] US lawmakers confirm meeting with American jailed in Cuba, call for better ties

21:01 [Fox News: politics] As New York delays decision on fracking, Pennsylvania sees economic boom

21:02 [Pravda] USA Today does journalism right: Digs into zombie US army program

21:02 [CNN: Politics] Jackson Jr.: 'Guilty, your honor'

21:02 [CNN: Politics] Obama getting more emotional on cuts

21:04 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: The Brits are go and more award news

21:06 [CNN: Money] Macy's, J.C. Penney and Martha Stewart go to court

21:09 [Slashdot] iOS Developer Site At Core of Facebook, Apple Watering Hole Attack

21:11 [The Onion] American Voices: Testosterone, Needles Possibly Found At Pistorius' Home

21:12 [NPR] Tea Party Group Apologizes To Rove For Photoshopping Him As Nazi

21:13 [Reuters: politics] Tearful U.S. ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. admits fraud

21:13 [CNN] Social media campaign wants to remind you: It's Colombia, not Columbia

21:14 [The Hindu - News] President to watch launch of PSLV-C20

21:15 [Unicef] Striking at malnutrition and building resilience in flood-prone Bangladesh

21:15 [Unicef] Protecting separated and unaccompanied Syrian refugee children in Jordan

21:16 [Raw Story] Authorities shoot Switzerland’s only wild bear after fearing threats to humans

21:16 [The Hindu - News] 5 returning from funeral killed at unmanned crossing

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Plea for implementation mechanism

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Now government to seek CMB

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Finality has come to Cauvery issue, says Ranganathan

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery award notification: enforcement to take time

21:18 [Truthdig] Big Money for Manufacturers of Digital Medical Record Systems

21:19 [Fox News: politics] Romney to address conservative conference in March

21:19 [CNN] Oscar-nominated Palestinian filmmaker detained briefly at LAX

21:20 [The Hindu - News] Parties welcome notification

21:22 [Mother Jones] Want to Tackle Income Inequality? You Need to Go After Capital Gains.

21:22 [Mother Jones] Lawsuit Tries to Ban Dark Money Groups From Funding Political Ads

21:24 [Telegraph] Divided Congress the biggest threat to US power abroad

21:24 [The Hindu - News] West Bengal rights panel seeks removal of online ‘rape games’

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan Airlines offices attacked

21:26 [The Hindu - News] For strike's sake

21:28 [Disinformation] Lebron James Will be Better Than Michael Jordan…at Life! Take the Ride Disinfonauts, Your Psychic Sports Tribute to Ingo Swann Starts…Right Now!

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Summons to Mallya on I-T complaint

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Safety first, not a feature here

21:29 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: Only Beyoncé Could Make Me Not Like Beyoncé Edition

21:30 [CNN] Style bloggers to follow in any season

21:31 [The Hindu - News] It’s a yes to setting up of hospital at Govt. Estate

21:31 [Moral Low Ground] Bayli Silberstein, Bisexual Florida 8th-Grader, Fights for Gay-Straight Alliance at Carver Middle School

21:31 [Reuters: politics] Kerry defends foreign affairs spending as U.S. cuts loom

21:32 [NPR] Nation's West, Midwest In Path Of Massive Winter Storm

21:32 [NPR] Google's Glass Project: Can You Make The Grade?

21:33 [CNN] Jesse Jackson Jr., wife plead guilty to charges involving campaign funds

21:33 [Truthdig] Watch What Happens When Gay Man Confronts Homophobic Preacher on Subway

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Centre takes cognisance of gang rape by Delhi policemen

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Trade union strike has little impact on life in Karnataka

21:35 [BBC: Entertainment] Sande win kicks off Brit Awards

21:36 [Raw Story] Students denied financial aid after drug convictions often never go to college

21:38 [msnbc] Boston's sandal-wearing cardinal gets papal buzz

21:38 [Global Voices] Open Letter to Correa on Use of Free Software in Ecuador

21:38 [CNN] 18 states in path of winter storm

21:38 [CNN] Lance Armstrong won't cooperate with USADA probe

21:40 [zero hedge] TICK Plunges As Suddenly Everyone Sells

21:40 [zero hedge] The 'Kyle Bass' Trade And How The Penny Cost Taxpayers $436mm

21:41 [The Hindu - News] NIA files charge sheet against terror suspects

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Lukewarm response to strike in Bangalore

21:42 [The Onion] Supervisor Encourages Interns To Take On More Responsibilities Of 3 Full-Time Staff Members

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Shettar urges Prime Minister not to form Cauvery board

21:43 [The Hindu - News] “India must vote against Sri Lanka”

21:43 [Global Voices] New e-Journal Highlights Balkan History and Archaeology

21:43 [CNN] Class-action lawsuit filed against Carnival Corp. in Triumph cruise

21:43 [Fox News] YOU MADE IT, NOW FIX IT:Boehner Says Obama Must Own Up to Sequester Crisis

21:43 [Fox News] SECRET LOVE CHILD:Ex-Sen. Domenici Had Son With Colleague's Daughter

21:43 [Fox News] CRASH TAX DUMMIES?Texas Town Slam$ Drivers Who Get Into Accidents

21:43 [Fox News] 'PAPA' DON'T PREACH:Former Greek PM to Teach Class on Financial Crisis

21:44 [CNN] By the Numbers: Congress and fiscal delays

21:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] Whatever Happened to the Phone Phreaks?

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Two Ministers may quit to join Congress

21:46 [Big Think] Kepler Finds Its Smallest Exoplanet To Date

21:47 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan media ignores Indian reactions

21:48 [Global Voices] Journalist's Stabbing a ‘Warning’ for Tajik Opposition

21:51 [Raw Story] Task force: Tourists welcome to get stoned in Colorado

21:51 [Raw Story] Estonia launches national car-charging network

21:51 [CNN] Syrian rebels issue warning to Hezbollah

21:52 [Topix Activism News] Air raid kills at least 14 near Syrian capital

21:52 [] New Campaign Finance Case Has 'Potentially Disastrous' Impact for Wealthy to Buy 'Access and Influence'

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Three held for rape of Bhandara sisters

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Workers’ unity to the fore as strike hits life

21:55 [BBC: Education] US university breaks funding record

21:55 [Voice of America] Zimbabwe Police Seize Radios Ahead of Elections

21:55 [Slashdot] Astronomers Find Planet Barely Larger Than Earth's Moon

21:55 [The Hindu - News] Bilateral issues to dominate Mathai’s meeting with U.S. officials

21:57 [Reuters: politics] Tearful ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. admits fraud

21:57 [NPR] NASCAR Champ Finds Fans With Beer, Tweets And Bangin' Fenders

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Suryanelli case accused move High Court

22:00 [CBC: politics] Federal jobs distribution stable despite cuts, Clement says

22:01 [Good] At 826, Tomorrow's Volunteers are Today's Students

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Rs.5,880.68-crore investment in 116 PSUs erodes

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Minor fire aboard train

22:03 [Truthdig] Breitbart Editor Believes Hoax About Hagel’s Ties to ‘Friends of Hamas’

22:03 [Truthdig] Connecting Entitlement Reform to Immigration Reform

22:03 [The Hindu - News] Violence mars trade union strike

22:04 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Girl With an Endless Appetite

22:05 [CNN: Money] PlayStation 4: More than just a pixel powerhouse

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Day of arson and violence in Noida

22:06 [Big Think] Obama’s Philosophical Muse: John Rawls

22:07 [CNN: Politics] By the Numbers: Congress and fiscal delays

22:08 [CNN: Crime] After boy's death, Russian official continues call for adoption ban

22:08 [CNN: Crime] Opinion: Video games didn't cause Adam Lanza's rampage

22:08 [Disinformation] Kevin Ayers 1944-2013

22:09 [Fox News: politics] White House announces anti-theft trade strategy following alleged China hacking

22:09 [Fox News: politics] Ex-EPA chief Lisa Jackson used another alias email account, documents show

22:10 [zero hedge] Stocks Drop Most In 2013 As Gold Is Crucified On The Death Cross

22:10 [msnbc] Video: Video: Dashcams capture chaos on Russian roads

22:10 [msnbc] Spontaneous combustion looked at in death

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22:11 [Fox News] Mutiny at UN? Donor nations have secret plan to fix anti-poverty agenda

22:11 [Fox News] Filmmaker says photos prove that Sri Lanka rebel leader's son was executed by government

22:11 [Fox News] Texas town taxes drivers who get into accidents

22:11 [Fox News] Cash-strapped Postal Service to launch clothing line

22:11 [Fox News] NY mom allegedly hires strippers for son�s birthday

22:11 [Fox News] Jackson pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds

22:12 [NPR] The Afghan Battle Over A Law To Protect Women

22:12 [NPR] Romney To Return To Political Scene For CPAC Speech

22:12 [NPR] Feds Outline What Insurers Must Cover, Down To Polyp Removal

22:14 [The Hindu - News] “Indigenisation only way to avoid defence scams”

22:14 [Reuters] U.S. to tackle trade secret theft from China, others

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Mamata to urge EC to ban parties calling for strikes

22:18 [The Hindu - News] “Work culture restored in West Bengal”

22:18 [Truthdig] Greek Unions Hold Strike Against Austerity Policies

22:20 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Obama Administration Reveals Deep Divisions on Syria Policy

22:20 [Foreign Policy in Focus] U.S. Urged to Lean Harder on Bahrain's Ruling Family

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Maoists chased, thrashed tribal villagers to death

22:21 [Moral Low Ground] Las Vegas Police: Kara Vandereyk Caught Having Sex with Pit Bull in Yard

22:21 [Reuters: politics] Ex-New Orleans mayor pleads not guilty in kickback case

22:21 [Reuters: politics] U.S. to tackle trade secret theft from China, others

22:21 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz: Obama ‘is the most radical president’ ever

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Will budget offer a remedy for the creaking infrastructure?

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Brace for further rise in rice price

22:23 [CNN: Money] Dow sinks 100 points on Fed minutes

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Techie kidnap mystery cracked

22:24 [The Hindu - News] Setback for Jagan: ED attaches 122 cr. assets

22:27 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech?

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa launches tree plantation drive

22:29 [Reuters] Homebuilding takes a breather; wholesale prices up

22:29 [BBC: Entertainment] Sande and Adele scoop Brit Awards

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Ancient copper plates, gold coins found in Karnataka temple

22:31 [Raw Story] Activists say Congress most hostile to environment it’s been in 40 years

22:32 [The Hindu - News] It’s a yes to setting up of hospital at Govt. Estate

22:33 [CNN] Kidnapped French family taken to Nigeria, Cameroon says

22:34 [Reuters] Office Depot in $976 million deal to buy rival OfficeMax

22:34 [The Hindu - News] World’s largest camera trap study gets its millionth photo

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Boy burnt alive by friends

22:38 [CNN: Living] Judy Blume's next chapter

22:38 [CNN: Living] Style bloggers to follow in any season

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Constable kills woman, then commits suicide

22:39 [CNN: Living] When a friend is being abused

22:39 [CNN: Living] Monopoly tokens to change

22:39 [CNN: Living] Toy maker's nod to gender petition

22:39 [CNN: Living] An author's legacy beyond words

22:39 [CNN: Living] Surrealist pictures dreams

22:39 [CNN: Living] Learn to think like Sherlock Holmes

22:40 [The Hindu - News] Swiss watches to have Lord Venkateswara’s image

22:41 [Voice of America] Mosquitoes Less Repelled by DEET After First Exposure

22:42 [Reuters: politics] Panetta notifies Congress of Pentagon plan to furlough civilians

22:42 [NPR] Lance Armstrong Will Not Cooperate With USADA Doping Probe

22:42 [The Onion] Opinion: The Execution Of Mentally Retarded Individuals Such As Myself Runs Against Our Society's Most Fundamental Moral Principles (by Warren Lee Hill)


22:42 [CNN: Money] Tesla posts loss, claims profits are in sight

22:42 [CNN: Money] Gold drops to 7-month low

22:42 [CNN: Money] Zombie foreclosures: Debts won't die

22:44 [CBC: politics] Muzzled scientists complaint filed with federal watchdog

22:44 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Brit winners and more award news

22:45 [Fox News] A GRIM ANNIVERSARY:Families Mourn Victims of Deadly 2003 RI Club Fire

22:49 [BBC: Entertainment] Absent Adele scoops Brit Award

22:52 [Mother Jones] Montana Still Trying to Legalize Gay Sex

22:52 [CNN] Tea party's anti-Rove 'Nazi ad'

22:53 [CNN: Living] Style bloggers you should know

22:53 [Truthdig] No B.A.? No Job as a Filing Clerk

22:53 [Truthdig] Pathway to Citizenship

22:54 [Infoshop] Palestine-Israel: The struggle escalates with focus on hunger strike of administrative prisoners

22:55 [CNN: Health] Food may affect acne

22:56 [msnbc] PHT: Sabres say so long to Ruff after almost 16 years

22:58 [Reuters] French general urges EU to equip "impoverished" Mali army

22:59 [Telegraph] Prince Harry: a skiing holiday hug with girlfriend Cressida Bonas in Switzerland

22:59 [Telegraph] Oscar Pistorius calm as prosecution's evidence is dramatically picked apart

23:00 [zero hedge] Meet China's Housing Debt Slaves

23:02 [NPR] For The Publicly Traded, Going Private Can Be Risky Business

23:02 [NPR] Republicans Make 'Benghazi' A Frequent Refrain

23:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Oscars: Get to know best actor nominees

23:03 [CNN: Entertainment] McCready's last chat with friend

23:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Oscars: Get to know best actress nominees

23:06 [Big Think] Why Lead Exposure Is Still A Major Problem

23:07 [] Fort Collins, Colorado Poised to Ban Fracking

23:08 [CNN: Money] Mutual fund managers could be buyout kings

23:09 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - February 21, 2013

23:09 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:10 [CNN: Health] Tech titans create $3 million 'Breakthrough Prize' for scientists

23:11 [Voice of America] After China's Cleanup, Water Still Unfit to Drink

23:12 [BBC: Science & Environment] Internet titans award science prizes

23:12 [Reuters: politics] U.S. issues final word on essential benefits under "Obamacare"

23:14 [CNN: Money] New York Times looks to sell Boston Globe

23:14 [CNN: Money] Pension funds urge JPMorgan to oust Dimon as chairman

23:14 [Fox News: politics] Gov. Scott agrees to expand Florida Medicaid program

23:14 [OpEdNews] The Drone-Industrial Complex Wants 30,000 Eyes In The Sky Spying On Us Americans By 2020

23:14 [Slashdot] Microsoft Kinect 2.0 Specifications Leak, Includes Support For USB 3.0

23:15 [Telegraph] Prince Harry in Verbier

23:16 [CNN: Living] Amazing apartment rentals

23:16 [Raw Story] Police called after man refuses to remove pasta strainer from head

23:16 [Good] Watch: Lessons in Trust From a Dog and a Cat

23:22 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] In Conservatives’ Canada, It’s Not Easy Being Green

23:22 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Widening Social Divide Fuels Protest Mood in Kazakhstan

23:22 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: Building a Post-2015 Global Development Agenda

23:23 [CNN: Money] Pension funds want Dimon out as JPM chairman

23:23 [Voice of America] Rebels Claim to Down Syrian Warplane after Airstrike Kills 20

23:23 [Truthdig] Jesse Jackson Jr. Loses the Right to Vote

23:25 [Fox News: politics] Feds announce charges in Chinese honey import case

23:28 [Disinformation] ‘Seagulls’: Short Film About Surveillance Drones Shadowing a Girl

23:29 [Campaign For Liberty] The TSA Should Apologize

23:29 [Slashdot] White House Petition To Make Cell Phone Unlocking Legal Needs 11,000 Signatures

23:30 [CNN: Money] Payday loans: It's a love-hate relationship

23:31 [Raw Story] Members of Congress urge Japan not to revise sexual enslavement apology

23:31 [Raw Story] What is the sequester and why does it matter?

23:31 [Raw Story] Mitt Romney to address the Conservative Political Action Conference next month

23:31 [Fox News: politics] Senators raise alarm over another possible sale of taxpayer-backed firm to Chinese

23:32 [Mother Jones] 10 People You Didn't Realize Were Friends of Hamas

23:38 [CBC: politics] Federal scientists muzzled, new complaint says

23:38 [Guardian] Brit awards 2013: read all about it … it's Emeli Sandé's year

23:38 [Guardian] Vicky Pryce faces retrial after jury 'fails to grasp basics'

23:38 [Guardian] Prime minister's private dinners net Tories £700,000

23:38 [Reuters: politics] Netanyahu, Rubio in water-bottle toast to U.S., Israel ties

23:38 [Global Voices] [Webcast] The Next 27 Minutes Are An Experiment: Thoughts On Fallout from Kony 2012

23:40 [Fox News] 'Housewives' Salaries Leaked

23:40 [Fox News] Toddler vs. Washer

23:40 [Fox News] Wired to Be Republican?

23:40 [Fox News] What Happens to Mindy's Boys?

23:40 [Fox News] Best of Hawaii Island Hopping

23:40 [Fox News]'sWild New Ride

23:41 [Raw Story] Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Drone strikes have killed 4,700 people

23:43 [Truthdig] What’s Next For Mitt Romney?

23:43 [Reuters] Spy agencies scrounge for details on North Korean nuclear test

23:43 [Slashdot] 3-D Printing Pen Can Draw In the Air

23:44 [Global Voices] [Webcast] The Next 27 Minutes Are an Experiment: Thoughts on Kony 2012 Fallout

23:45 [Telegraph] Brit Awards 2013: Emile Sandé wins best album and best British female

23:45 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi accused of trying to buy votes days before election

23:45 [Telegraph] Head of Duma's ethics committee resigns over $2m Florida properties

23:45 [Telegraph] Oscar Pistorius: prosecutors now unsure testosterone found at athlete's home

23:45 [Telegraph] EU drops sanctions against leader of Zimbabwe gang that beat up opposition

23:45 [Telegraph] Over-60s are told: go back to university and retrain

23:47 [NPR] Smaller But Better? Organic Tomatoes May Pack More Nutritional Punch

23:48 [CNN: Technology] Tech titans create $3 million 'Breakthrough Prize'

23:50 [CNN: Entertainment] 'New Girl' star Jake Johnson: What's on my iPod

23:51 [Raw Story] Lawyers for Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius challenge facts of murder case

23:51 [Raw Story] New York Times to sell The Boston Globe

23:51 [Raw Story] Study of half awake seals may help people sleep better

23:51 [Raw Story] Lance Armstrong will not cooperate with U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, attorney says

23:51 [Raw Story] Google invites ‘explorers’ to don new Internet glasses

23:51 [Pravda] Champions League: Barça goes down... and out?

23:52 [CBC: politics] Could muzzling federal scientists be illegal?

23:54 [CNN] Teacher feedback for February 21, 2013

23:55 [Voice of America] Kenya Group Worried Over Rising Tension

23:56 [Reuters: politics] Florida governor backs limited Medicaid expansion

23:57 [CNN] Judge blocks release of Ken Burns footage

23:57 [NPR] A West Bank Story, Told Through Palestinian Eyes

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