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00:01 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - August 23, 2012

00:02 [CNET News] Geekify your living room with a recycled Mac coffee table

00:04 [CNET News] Facebook cleared to acquire Instagram

00:06 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: What Would Your 'I've Got To Disappear' Plan Look Like?

00:08 [zero hedge] THAR SHE BLOWS! … Silver Remains Super EXPLOSIVE!

00:10 [Raw Story] Arkansas to vote on legalizing medical marijuana in November

00:14 [Guardian] Robert Mugabe enjoys popularity surge among Zimbabwe's voters

00:14 [straight] Hiking, bear-viewing, and Wanderlust yoga festival stretch out summer in Whistler

00:14 [ZDNET] Poll: 47% don't think they need 4G, but Apple is likely to change that with new iPhone release

00:15 [Fox News: politics] Tampa mayor 'prepared' to order evacuation if convention city threatened by hurricane

00:22 [The Independent] Press warned over pictures of naked Prince

00:23 [Fox News: politics] Twisted Sister frontman asks Paul Ryan to stop playing 'We're Not Gonna Take It'

00:24 [Amnesty International] Mexico: Supreme Court limit on military jurisdiction must become binding precedent

00:24 [ZDNET] GPs win e-health concession

00:25 [Pravda] The future of the Middle East

00:27 [Good] Back to School: Write a (Really) Short Story #30DaysofGOOD

00:28 [The Atlantic: National] 'Windmills,' Isohyets, and Other Wonders of the Great Plains From Above


00:29 [The Onion] Obituaries: Tommy Wilcox, 7, died Wednesday, exactly six minutes after he and his friends found an old set of lawn darts in his family's garage.

00:30 [Disinformation] The Proper Use of Profanity

00:31 [Truthdig] Pussy Riots

00:33 [CNN] 'Accidental' removed from Natalie Wood's death certificate

00:37 [CNN] Drama is rare in modern conventions

00:39 [CNET News] HP ready for battle with tablet-laptop hybrids, says Whitman

00:44 [Slashdot] Phony Laser Security System Proves Perception Is Reality

00:45 [CNN] 'Honor' murderer boasts of triple killing

00:46 [Truthdig] Apathetic Voter

00:47 [Fox News] 2012 on Course to BeWorst West Nile Year Ever

00:48 [Guardian] Paul Ryan attempts to draw a line under abortion row

00:54 [CNET News] McDonald's, General Mills accused of collecting kids' data

00:59 [] Soaring Number of West Nile Virus Cases Set to Increase with Climate Change

01:00 [Raw Story] Federal Reserve leaning toward more stimulus

01:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] Flash Harry sparks royal row

01:07 [zero hedge] With AAPL 19.8% Of The NASDAQ, Is Another Rebalancing Imminent?

01:08 [The Atlantic: International] Moral Imagination and the Fate of the World

01:15 [straight] West End's Nelson Park waits for washroom

01:15 [Fox News] Your Tax $$ to 'Stimulate' MSNBC?

01:15 [CNN] Peace agreement broken in Tajikistan

01:22 [Guardian] Bank of England governor too powerful, says insider

01:24 [Amnesty International] Syria: Civilians bear the brunt as battle for Aleppo rages

01:26 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: This year's GCSE results

01:30 [Slashdot] Why Cell Phone Bans Don't Work

01:30 [Raw Story] Still time for diplomacy on Iran weapons: U.S.

01:34 [Utne] Social Innovations for Economic Degrowth

01:40 [Telegraph] Relax planning rules to tackle rental shortage, says Government adviser

01:46 [msnbc] Many feel middle class life slipping away

01:49 [CNN] Flesh-eating bacteria survivor Aimee Copeland goes home

01:57 [zero hedge] The Awesome, Mind-Boggling Tale of Sam Israel and the Shadow Markets

02:00 [CNN] Communications cut to residents in eastern Tajikistan

02:05 [CNET News] How to share files via e-mail in OS X

02:13 [Fox News] Convention Threats Include Acid Eggs

02:13 [Slashdot] Google Building Privacy Red Team

02:15 [straight] The Online Hub: Weekly update from

02:20 [Raw Story] LGBT activist Dan Savage debates NOM president Brian Brown

02:22 [CNN] Harassed bus monitor starts anti-bullying foundation

02:28 [Guardian] Cameron echoes Obama's warning to Syria over chemical weapons

02:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Toddler rescue drama

02:32 [Global Voices] India: Social Media Blamed for Fueling Unrest

02:34 [BBC: Health] UK trials heart failure impant op

02:36 [CNET News] Nearly half of U.S. consumers don't feel need for 4G LTE speed

02:40 [Fox News: politics] Obama mocks Rep. Akin over rape comments

02:43 [CNET News] Facebook and CNN launch the 'I'm Voting' app

02:45 [CNN] Va. Tech to look elsewhere for sports facility site

02:46 [Truthdig] Some Rebels Worry About Extremists, But Assad Comes First

02:47 [CNET News] Twitter API rules force Tumblr to change people finder options

02:49 [CNN] Virginia Tech won't build on 'stadium woods'

02:53 [New York Times: politics] Romney, in Iowa, Tries to Refocus Campaign on Economy

02:59 [Guardian] Class divide in health widens, says thinktank

03:00 [Reuters: politics] Why keeping Akin in play is good for Obama camp

03:02 [CNN] Family Research Council shooting suspect indicted

03:03 [Anarchist news] Tartan (From the makers of TrapWire) tracking and spying on Anarchists

03:07 [BBC: Education] Teenagers await GCSE exam results

03:08 [zero hedge] Marc Faber On Keynesian Folly, The 'Missing' Inflation, And Bubble-Blowing

03:08 [Unicef] As the food crisis in Mali worsens, UPS and UNICEF deliver humanitarian aid

03:09 [CNN] Police: Girlfriend of man fatally shot while handcuffed said he had gun

03:16 [Fox News] Feds Warn of Un-Conventional Attacks

03:20 [Deutsche Welle] Regime forces in renewed assault on Damascus,,16187973,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:20 [Raw Story] Sheriff candidate would use deadly force to stop abortions

03:21 [Truthdig] Ex-NPR Reporter: Congress Is ‘Complete Theater’

03:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Julia's reno nightmare

03:24 [CNN] Chinese acquisitions in U.S. near record

03:24 [New York Times: politics] Ties to Obama Aided in Access for Exelon Corporation

03:29 [New York Times: politics] New York Archbishop Will Give Closing Prayer at G.O.P. Meeting

03:29 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Shelters for Undocumented Migrants under Threat in Mexico

03:36 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Ashrawi slams Lieberman remarks about PA president

03:45 [CNET News] Images of alleged iPhone 5 logic board, USB cable surface

03:50 [Raw Story] Syphilis scare prompts call to halt U.S. porn shoots

03:51 [CNET News] Google+ debuts 'sliders' to help users de-clog their streams

03:56 [CNET News] Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro will power LG quad-core device

03:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: EU foreign policy chief criticises Israel over settlement expansion

03:58 [Anarchist news] Holding It All Together: Wild Roots Feral Futures 2012 Report-Back

04:01 [ZDNET] New mobile roaming alerts set to prevent Aussie bill shock

04:01 [Guardian] Osama bin Laden killing book by Seal Team Six member raises eyebrows

04:03 [Topix Activism News] SCRAPS Investigating Possible Dog-Fighting Ring - Private Citizen Increases Reward

04:07 [New York Times: politics] Victory for Akin Seen as Not Impossible

04:07 [CNN] Qantas scraps $8.5B Dreamliner order after first loss

04:08 [Mother Jones] CBO Joins the Infographic Craze, Predicts Economic Doom in 2013

04:30 [msnbc: politics] Obama talks hoops in NYC, dunks Rep. Akin

04:32 [The Hindu - News] Chennai airport hit by slump in domestic traffic

04:34 [New York Times: politics] Romney Energy Plan Would Expand Oil Drilling Offshore

04:35 [Raw Story] Robert Reich: Ryan budget worse than Bush’s economic plan

04:39 [Slashdot] Windows 7 Is the Next Windows XP

04:41 [Fox News] Ex-Navy SEAL Defends Group's Attacks on Obama

04:42 [The Hindu - News] BU’s appeal to students

04:48 [The Hindu - News] Decision to reopen contentious dumpsite unilateral?

04:52 [The Hindu - News] That stinking feeling

04:56 [CNET News] Google Maps explores the faraway Arctic with Street View

04:57 [zero hedge] China Flash PMI Plummets As New Export Orders Collapse To Lehman Lows

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Trains return empty

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Indiranagar General Hospital to open on November 7

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Middle, lower middle classes bearthe brunt as food prices triple

05:08 [Mother Jones] Tomorrow is a New Decade

05:08 [The Hindu - News] State seeks 500 MW power from central stations

05:13 [ZDNET] How the new Windows 8 license terms affect you

05:23 [ZDNET] ZTE's 1H12 profit drops 68 percent

05:26 [msnbc] Red tape entangles injured service members who can no longer deploy

05:32 [ZDNET] Best Buy unloading iPhone 4 for $50

05:33 [The Hindu - News] Bonanza of sculpture for CoP-II

05:33 [CNN] BHP shelves Olympic Dam expansion

05:38 [Slashdot] Sea Chair Project Harvests Plastic From the Oceans To Create Furniture

05:39 [The Hindu - News] Announce casual vacancy round results today: court

05:39 [CNET News] LG starts making 4-inch display maybe destined for iPhone 5

05:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] I was deceived: PM

05:41 [CNET News] YouTube debuts 'Elections Hub,' a one-stop campaign channel

05:43 [AntiWar] Three Killed in Iraq Violence

05:43 [The Hindu - News] High Court fiat to State on counter-complaints

05:45 [The Hindu - News] Thieves have a free run in Bandlaguda

05:49 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Sexist smear campaign'

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Holiday to the U.S. to be lot more easier

05:59 [AntiWar] Baiting the Bear

06:01 [CNN] Mexican cult blocks school from starting

06:03 [The Hindu - News] SPS seeks cancellation of all mining leases in Bellary, Chitradurga, Tumkur

06:04 [Big Think] How Your Social Network Shapes Your Decisions (And Your Friends' Decisions)

06:05 [Raw Story] Jerry Springer: Obama is running against Paul Ryan

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Decentralised GHMC transport wing soon

06:08 [ZDNET] T-Mobile to offer uncapped speed and data starting September 5th

06:10 [Deutsche Welle] Export successes console Spain,,16187930,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:11 [CNET News] OnLive was running out of cash, 'had days to live'

06:13 [Global Voices] Taiwan: Corporate Lawsuit Threatens Academic Freedom

06:13 [The Hindu - News] ‘Release Rs. 1,600 cr. to co-op. societies towards loan waiver’

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Recent dacoities bring to light basic security flaws

06:20 [Telegraph] Menopause protects daughters from conflict with mothers-in-law

06:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] Curiosity Takes Its First Drive, Leaving Morse Code on Mars

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Protest against new land acquisition Bill

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Citizens condemn suppression of movements against nuclear plants

06:31 [CNET News] OnLive was deep in debt, out of cash, and 'had days to live'

06:33 [Slashdot] Logitech Releases Washable Keyboard

06:35 [CNN] Islands dispute reopening old wounds in China and Japan

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Delhi’s date with pleasant weather continues

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Officer injured in Gurdwara shooting discharged from hospital

06:45 [AL JAZEERA] 'Foreign fighters' join the battle of Aleppo

06:46 [The Hindu - News] Fresh trouble for Kanda

06:48 [The Hindu - News] Annasree cash transfer scheme to be integrated with Aadhaar scheme

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Motorcycle-mounted fire tenders inducted

06:56 [The Hindu - News] CBI files charge-sheet in Queen’s Baton Relay case

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Delhi Government to decide on gutka ban in two weeks

07:00 [The Hindu - News] 17 Keralites killed in road accidents

07:00 [Raw Story] Romney promises more oil drilling on land and offshore

07:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] One month's suicide rate

07:00 [Deutsche Welle] Successful first mission for Mars rover Curiosity,,16188081,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Safety test of donated blood in govt. hospitals by year-end

07:07 [Guardian] Australian minister declares end of mining resources boom

07:10 [Raw Story] Quebec students protest tuition hikes

07:11 [ZDNET] Broadcom eyes tighter China links

07:15 [Raw Story] California declares state of emergency amid fires

07:18 [CNET News] Video shows purported iPhone 5 internals, front plate

07:18 [The Hindu - News] Towards a safe delivery

07:18 [straight] I don't need to know exactly what killed Jack Layton, nor should you

07:24 [The Hindu - News] Watch out for the fake!

07:24 [Telegraph] NHS waiting times may increase at one in three flagship hospitals: report

07:28 [The Hindu - News] KV students turn ‘parliamentarians’

07:38 [Telegraph] Traditional role of best man dying out as grooms seek more than one to take on role

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Vendors asked to get Corporation’s approval

07:44 [The Hindu - News] Shooter Praveena makes her mark

07:44 [Fin24 News] Implats halts output to mourn miners

07:45 [msnbc] UN chief tells Iranian leaders to tone down rhetoric

07:45 [CNN] Funerals scheduled for 2 women as feds investigate train derailment that kills them

07:45 [AL JAZEERA] 'Foreign fighters' join Syria's rebels

07:45 [Raw Story] Recently found ancient snail relative sheds light on modern-day snails, shellfish and squid

07:45 [Deutsche Welle] Samaras tours Europe to win support and time,,16187972,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:47 [CNN] South Africans mourn victims of mine clashes as labor discontent grows

07:48 [The Hindu - News] A glimpse into an era past

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Students come up with ideas for e-waste management

07:54 [Telegraph] Man accused of sexually abusing woman on US flight

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Scheme road plan in final stages

07:58 [The Hindu - News] Hundreds of CPI(M) activists lay siege to collectorate

08:00 [Raw Story] Royal family told British press not to print nude Prince Harry photos

08:10 [CNN] Funerals scheduled for two victims as Maryland train derailment probed

08:10 [Raw Story] Singer Sarah Brightman could be next International Space Station tourist

08:13 [Topix Activism News] Judge to allow condemnation of Northeast Texas farmland to make way for pipeline

08:15 [The Hindu - News] Coal block allocation: Activists to gherao residence of PM, Gadkari, tweets Kejriwal

08:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Look what's coming back

08:17 [The Hindu - News] Three parks thrown open to public

08:19 [The Hindu - News] Banking operations hit as staff strike work

08:19 [straight] Where were you in '82? Rockin' with Blue Öyster Cult and Aldo Nova too?

08:19 [The Independent] Naked rambler due in court

08:23 [Fin24 News] 'Mega black-owned' bank to launch in 2013

08:24 [Telegraph] Peru to build major airport near Machu Picchu

08:25 [The Hindu - News] SP files status report in court on granite scam

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Member to look into students’ issues

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Coalgate rocks Parliament for third day; LS, RS adjourned till noon

08:33 [ZDNET] NBN to end our reliance on Telstra: CBA

08:33 [Guardian] Charity asks UK to reverse move that could cost developing countries £4bn

08:36 [New York Times: politics] In Massachusetts Senate Race, Both Brown and Warren Pounce on Akin’s Rape Comment

08:37 [The Hindu - News] It is festival time for theatre in city

08:41 [ZDNET] FTTH the right choice: NZ IT minister

08:51 [Deutsche Welle] Arab media struggling for independence,,16188014,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:51 [The Independent] Cameron and Obama in Syria chemical weapon warning

08:51 [Guardian] Paul Ryan attempts to draw a line under Todd Akin abortion row

08:55 [AL JAZEERA] Foreign fighters join Syria's rebels

08:57 [Telegraph] Cutting cost of form-filling could pay for care of 20,000 elderly people, says watchdog

08:57 [Slashdot] Australia Passes 'Lite' Data Retention Laws

08:59 [The Hindu - News] Banking operations remain disrupted for second day

09:01 [High Country News] Hawk watching on the Mokelumne River

09:04 [New York Times: politics] Polls Say Medicare Is Key Issue in 3 Swing States

09:05 [The Hindu - News] Cases booked against ‘fake’ farmers

09:06 [CNN] Gambia vows to execute all death row inmates by September, sparking outcry

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Bomb threats disrupt train traffic in Kerala

09:11 [Fox News] Curiosity Aces Mars Test Drive

09:11 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

09:13 [Telegraph] Spray-on coating keeps bananas fresh

09:15 [The Hindu - News] Neo Elantra launched

09:17 [The Hindu - News] Step up campaign against leptospirosis, officials told

09:19 [The Hindu - News] Banking services paralysed

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Scholarship for 1,300 Konkani students

09:26 [Truthdig] Caveman

09:27 [Telegraph] 30 minutes exercise 'better than an hour of training' for weight loss

09:29 [The Hindu - News] ‘Include Mangalore in urban malaria scheme’

09:31 [The Hindu - News] Power holiday hits workers hard

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Detecting leptospirosis is a challenge for doctors

09:38 [Fox News: politics] Watchdog who exonerated Obama on energy loans now an Obama donor

09:39 [New Statesman] David Cameron: Nick Clegg's position "very precarious"

09:39 [Big Think] Romney Candidacy Becomes A Political Abstraction

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Bank employees’ strike paralyses operations

09:46 [The Hindu - News] Getting a taste of continuous, comprehensive evaluation

09:46 [Truthdig] Elizabeth Warren vs. Mr. Personality

09:46 [] New York Times Pro-Israeli Bias

09:47 [CNN] Florida, Caribbean prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac

09:50 [The Hindu - News] Creating lasting impact through celluloid

09:52 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Getting a Grip on Food Security in DR Congo

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Three engineering colleges of Krishna district get JNTU-K awards

09:57 [CNN] Florida, the Caribbean brace for Tropical Storm Isaac

09:59 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:00 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Referendum suggests increasing racism by Jews against Palestinians

10:01 [] Troubling Israeli Religious Fundamentalism

10:02 [ZDNET] Google building privacy 'red team' after FTC settlement

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Chhau dance from Purulia enthrals students

10:06 [The Hindu - News] Restoration works: a job half done

10:07 [Fin24 News] Lonmin: Minister soothes foreign fears

10:12 [The Hindu - News] Blame the roads not us, say city youth

10:14 [The Hindu - News] State to study tobacco ban in other States

10:19 [Global Voices] María María Acha-Kutscher: Peru's Feminist Activist-Artist

10:20 [The Hindu - News] 200 students get dictionaries

10:21 [Deutsche Welle] At 90, Holocaust survivor Deutschkron speaks up,,16184787,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:26 [Deutsche Welle] Holocaust survivor Deutschkron lives to remember,,16184787,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:26 [CNET News] $50,000 Final Fantasy II cartridge surfaces on eBay

10:26 [The Hindu - News] Unable to find who leaked Radia tapes: govt tells SC

10:30 [CNN] What's behind the Marikana massacre?

10:31 [ZDNET] Curiosity Mars rover wiggles its wheels and takes a drive

10:31 [BBC: Education] GCSE grades fall for first time

10:38 [CNN] What you need to know about Syria today

10:39 [New Statesman] Osborne won't mastermind Cameron's next election campaign

10:40 [The Hindu - News] Rajiv Gandhi Stadium’s northern stand named after Laxman

10:41 [The Independent] Fifty Shades of Grey sales give WH Smith boost

10:47 [Spiegel] Philosopher André Glucksmann: A Dark Vision of the Future of Europe

10:48 [Guardian] Kim Jong-un to miss Iran summit and send figurehead instead

10:49 [Telegraph] US plans new missile defence shield in Asia

10:50 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Best VPN Service For Australia?

10:50 [msnbc] Tropical Storm Isaac threatens Puerto Rico, Haiti

10:51 [Deutsche Welle] Party conventions do matter,,16183288,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:55 [Raw Story] Assange lawyer has ‘surprising’ key info on rape claims: report

10:56 [Fin24 News] eThekwini underspends by R2bn - report

11:00 [Global Voices] China: Power Cut at Indie Film Festival

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Mamata opposes FDI in retail, other sectors

11:03 [Telegraph] Syrian forces pound rebel positions in Damascus as last UN monitors leave

11:03 [The Atlantic: National] The Irony Of A Black President


11:13 [The Hindu - News] MUL to pay Rs. 1 lakh for wrong fuel efficiency advertisement

11:15 [Global Voices] Six days in Hong Kong's Occupy Central

11:26 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's NRW state bans three neo-Nazi groups,,16188309,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:29 [CNN] Beyond Concorde: the next generation of supersonic flight

11:30 [CNN] Pull Akin off House science committee

11:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Palestinians Live on the Edge in New Libya

11:32 [Slashdot] BBC Criticized For Snooping Under RIPA Powers

11:32 [] Cóctel letal: Antidepresivos, antipsicóticos

11:33 [ZDNET] 5 OSS up-and-comers to watch

11:34 [CNN] Will money buy the White House?

11:34 [Guardian] GCSE results 2012: top grades fall for first time in history

11:35 [Global Voices] Lebanon: It's Back to Kidnapping Time

11:37 [Telegraph] Prince Harry: caught out by camera phones

11:38 [CNN] In numbers: The world's shipping industry

11:41 [ZDNET] Foxconn Indonesian plant to start in December

11:44 [The Independent] Michael Jackson's nephew appointed co-guardian of his kids

11:48 [CNN] South African mourns 44 killed in mine clashes

11:50 [CNN] South Africa mourns 44 killed in mine clashes

11:51 [ZDNET] California approves Location Privacy Act: 'Get a warrant'

11:54 [CNN] Two Paralympians, trainer from Jordan charged with sexual assault

11:56 [Deutsche Welle] German airports welcome rising number of passengers,,16188438,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:59 [Foreign Policy in Focus] West's Idea of No Nukes Doesn't Include Itself (Part 4)

12:00 [Global Voices] Argentina: Blogging in Welsh from Patagonia

12:02 [AL JAZEERA] Clashes in Damascus as shelling continues

12:04 [Guardian] Prince Harry photos: Clarence House contacts Press Complaints Commission

12:04 [Slate Magazine] Am I Fit To Parent?

12:07 [Spiegel] Islamist Mind Games: How Young German Men Are Lured into Jihad

12:09 [Mother Jones] Nobody Puts Tammy Duckworth in a Corner

12:10 [] ‘US-Israeli warmongering against Iran illegal under UN Charter’

12:11 [Fox News] Hurricane Threat Looms Over RNC

12:12 [CNN] Paralympics sailor: 'My disability is a gift'

12:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I'd rather it be me'

12:13 [Good] Bartenders on Bikes: G & Ts for London's Unlikely Corners

12:16 [Fox News: politics] Bill Clinton pitches for Obama in new campaign ad

12:17 [The Hindu - News] NDA sticks to demand for PM’s resignation

12:18 [ZDNET] Samsung and Nokia push for indoor location service harmony

12:21 [straight] RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson got a free pass from missing women's inquiry, say lawyers

12:25 [Telegraph] Prince Harry and friends: who's who in the inner circle

12:28 [Guardian] The Secret Footballer answers your questions – live!

12:31 [The Independent] Ian Tomlinson pathologist Freddy Patel struck off

12:32 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Egypt claims no official Israeli objections to tanks in Sinai

12:32 [] Los antipsicóticos y antidepresivos han sido

12:33 [Topix Activism News] China is tough against Tokyo but reins in activism

12:34 [CNET News] Google hunts for new recruit for privacy 'red team'

12:40 [msnbc] Cues from Big Tobacco: Tanning industry retaliates

12:45 [CNN] Veteran director reveals secrets of Nollywood's success

12:46 [ZDNET] Philippine police arrest 357 foreigners for cyberfraud

12:46 [zero hedge] Peak Desperation: ECB "May" Set "Secret" Bond Caps Bild Says Without Citing Anyone

12:47 [The Independent] Jordan withdraws Northern Ireland sex charge athletes from Paralympics

12:49 [Slashdot] Music Memories Stored In Different Part of Brain Than Other Memories

12:49 [Slate Magazine] Doing What’s Best for the Tribe

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Parliament impasse: Shinde meets Swaraj

12:58 [Guardian] Ian Tomlinson pathologist Freddy Patel struck off

13:00 [Telegraph] GCSE results 2012: South East picks up highest proportion of top grades

13:02 [CNET News] RapidShare: We'll help Hollywood, but 'not at all costs' (Q&A)

13:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] 3 Interesting Moments from Dan Savage's Debate with A Gay Marriage Opponent

13:04 [New Statesman] The "war on motorists" is a myth

13:06 [Global Voices] Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab Acquitted for Muharraq “Insulting” Tweets

13:11 [CNN] Beyond Concorde: The next generation of supersonic flight

13:12 [ZDNET] Stick to limited IPv6 deployments, businesses warned

13:13 [Fin24 News] SA may retaliate against UK wine ruling

13:14 [The Atlantic: International] Gangnam Style, Dissected: The Subversive Message Within South Korea's Music Video Sensation

13:15 [Fox News] GOP Convention Threatened by Storm

13:19 [CNN] TSA behavior detection officers will be retrained after profiling complaints

13:19 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 23

13:22 [ZDNET] Ten ways Workday looks like the Apple for enterprise

13:24 [CNN] Is your doctor burned out?

13:24 [The Hindu - News] Poll panel working on new design for EVMs

13:25 [Raw Story] Swedish prosecutors rule out visiting Julian Assange in London

13:30 [Raw Story] European ministers worry about ‘new Berlin Wall’ in North-South debt crisis split

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Euro exit could trigger domino effect: Greece PM

13:34 [The Independent] LL Cool J 'breaks intruder's jaw and nose' at LA home

13:36 [The Hindu - News] Live chat with V. Sriram on Friday, 4 p.m.

13:41 [Deutsche Welle] Embattled Japanese premier signals early elections,,16188584,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:44 [The Hindu - News] Be-Jewelled!

13:45 [Fox News: politics] Romney rolling out domestic energy plan

13:47 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Most Dangerous Metaphor in America

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Ad firm plans defamation proceedings against NDTV

13:49 [ZDNET] Dear readers: How would you change or improve Windows 8?

13:49 [zero hedge] Bullard Says FOMC Minutes Are Stale

13:50 [Raw Story] New Zealander jailed for ostrich egg assault on wife

13:51 [CNN] World's craziest water slides

13:51 [Spiegel] Defying the Crisis: Germany Achieves First Half Budgetary Surplus

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Candour, Charuhasan style

13:55 [CNN] 'Power': A digital election art gallery


13:58 [BBC: Science & Environment] Antarctica warming 'not unique'

14:00 [Telegraph] Weird Cloud Atlas: a collection of spectacular cloud formations

14:00 [Guardian] Asil Nadir jailed for 10 years for Polly Peck theft

14:03 [BBC: Entertainment] Jackson nephew made co-guardian

14:05 [CNN] Beyond 'Fifty Shades': Sex experts share their favorite books

14:05 [The Independent] 60 killed as Syrian troops hit town near Damascus

14:07 [The Atlantic: Politics] What OxyContin Addicts in West Virginia Tell Us About the War on Drugs

14:07 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: August 23

14:09 [The Hindu - News] Delightful swara sallies

14:09 [Slashdot] 19 Million Americans Cannot Get Broadband Access

14:10 [CNN] The challenge for cable news

14:12 [The Atlantic: Politics] Fatuous-Gossip Watch 2012: The Obama Campaign in Disarray!

14:14 [CNN] Fact check: Romney's welfare claims wrong

14:21 [The Hindu - News] Lilting jatis, myriad emotions

14:21 [The Independent] Former Polly Peck tycoon Asil Nadir jailed for 10 years for theft of millions

14:21 [Global Voices] France: An Unexpected Parallel Between Assange and Strauss-Kahn

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Rendered with precision

14:25 [ZDNET] Full steam ahead for 4G in the UK now Ofcom has cast the die

14:32 [Telegraph] Asil Nadir jailed for ten years for 'theft on a grand scale'

14:33 [The Hindu - News] Reign of melody

14:37 [The Hindu - News] Mother Earth worshipped Siva here

14:38 [CNN] Cheeky Prince Harry vs dull brother Wills

14:40 [New Statesman] A tense autumn to come in the Middle East

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Meenakshi in Tiruvarur

14:47 [The Hindu - News] Ram Kumar-Narasimhan pair wins

14:47 [Slashdot] Designer Jon McCann: "More Optimistic About GNOME Than In a Long Time"

14:48 [zero hedge] Hurricane Issac Expected To Pass Right Above GOP Convention

14:48 [Telegraph] Traffic police in Portugal 'targeting' tourists

14:49 [The Hindu - News] Focus on Krishna

14:49 [Fox News] Energy Loan Watchdog Now an Obama Donor

14:50 [CNET News] Sony Mobile to move HQ to Tokyo, cut 1,000 workers

14:51 [Fox News: politics] Applications for US unemployment aid up slightly last week

14:51 [The Hindu - News] Easy for Eswar CC

14:52 [The Independent] Girls beat boys again in GCSE battle

14:53 [Financial Times] Memorial service held for Lonmin victims

14:55 [The Hindu - News] Lady Doak edges out SSN

14:56 [Deutsche Welle] Romney, Obama fear gun control could backfire,,16184847,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:57 [Global Voices] Peru: Blogger Raises Interesting Questions and Phrases

14:57 [zero hedge] Market Unhappy With Initial Claims Miss As 1.3 Million People Fall Off Extended Benefits In Past Year

14:57 [The Hindu - News] St. Joseph’s women win

14:57 [CNN] Texas judge warns of civil war if Obama is re-elected

14:58 [Slashdot] Booted From Airplane For Wearing Anti-TSA T-shirt

15:04 [The Atlantic: National] Following Up on 'The Wire': Al Jazeera's Harrowing Report on Baltimore

15:05 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Clinton Appeals to Voters in New Obama Ad


15:08 [msnbc: politics] Nine states that are likely to decide the election

15:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: “The Trend in the Western World Is the Dissolution of Cities”

15:10 [Big Think] Your New Homestead: Sea, Sand, or Sky?

15:15 [New Statesman] Long Day’s Journey into Night - review

15:15 [The Hindu - News] Rebels advance in town along Syria-Iraq border

15:20 [The Hindu - News] PAC to examine CAG reports on coal, Delhi airport

15:20 [Telegraph] Gareth Malone gets Britain's workplaces singing

15:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] As Seen From Space: The Tropical Storm That Is Heading Toward the Republican National Convention

15:22 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistani Shias are 'victims of regional politics',,16188813,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:28 [Fox News: politics] Author of bin Laden raid insider account ID'd, could face legal trouble

15:30 [The Progressive] For Women’s Equality Day, let’s have paid sick leave for all

15:32 [Slashdot] Sources Say ITU Has Approved Ultra-High Definition TV Standard

15:33 [] Tajikistan: Thousands Demand Government Troops Out of Restive East

15:33 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Claim of PA financial crisis contradicts official figures

15:34 [The Nation] Ayn Rand

15:34 [CNN] Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

15:37 [zero hedge] Newsflow Sentiment Confirms Global Recession

15:40 [Raw Story] Coulter: Republicans should nuke ‘selfish swine’ Todd Akin

15:42 [Fin24 News] Reprieve for 1time

15:44 [CNET News] New TV Guide app tries to bridge gap between TV and streaming

15:44 [The Nation] How the Gun Industry Got Rich Stoking Fear About Obama

15:45 [Guardian] South Africa remembers shot miners on national day of mourning

15:45 [The Onion] [audio] Relaxation Tape Can't Play Any Louder

15:46 [ZDNET] Piston's Airframe is free OpenStack pilot version for enterprises

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Govt. to departments: Tread carefully on social media

15:48 [] Democracy Now!: "Subversives": How the FBI Fought the 1960s Student Movement and Aided Reagan's Rise to Power

15:50 [Voice of America] Oceans Get a Health Check

15:52 [Telegraph] Man bites snake in Nepal

15:53 [] Iran Claims To Deploy Submarines In Caspian

15:55 [CNN] Tennis legends tip Murray for grand slam glory at U.S. Open

15:55 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Single-Handed Keyboard Options For Coding?

15:56 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon drafts plans for strike on Syria chemical weapons if 'red line' crossed

15:57 [CNN] Obama policy could put solar 'poster boy' out of business

15:57 [The Independent] Dylan Cecil: Body found of four-year-old swept out to sea

16:01 [Guardian] Former RBS trader claims 'anyone' at bank could change rate

16:04 [AL JAZEERA] S Africa commemorates mine-violence victims

16:04 [ZDNET] AT&T to continue as Nokia's lead Windows Phone rollout partner?

16:04 [The Nation] Last Chance for Peace in Syria?

16:05 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 23, 2012

16:05 [CNN] Verdict due in trial of Norway killer Anders Breivik

16:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Not model behaviour

16:07 [CNN] Mexico cult eyes 'evil' secular schools

16:07 [zero hedge] Greece Ready To Start Selling Its Islands

16:08 [Slashdot] ToorCamp: Adventures In an American Hacker Camp

16:11 [Guardian] Body found in sea search for missing boy

16:12 [Fin24 News] R12m fraud: Whistleblower, MTN in court

16:12 [ZDNET] Forbes' list of the 100 most powerful women shows technology's influence

16:15 [Guardian] Sun denies it pressured intern to strip for Prince Harry front page

16:20 [Pravda] 300 Mossad mercenaries operating in Tunisia

16:21 [Guardian] Hewlett-Packard posts $8bn quarterly loss

16:22 [ZDNET] Does HP’s quarterly loss show the strength and variety of the datacenter market?

16:22 [The Hindu - News] SMS limit increased to 20 per day

16:23 [] Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway: A Decaying Lifeline to the East

16:26 [Fox News: politics] Top US general says Ramadan a factor in Afghan 'insider' attacks

16:26 [Disinformation] Human Workers Whose Boss Is An Algorithm

16:27 [Telegraph] Ofcom warns digital media could erode TV watershed

16:28 [Good] This Chart Shows When We (Mostly) Stopped Building Coal-Fired Power Plants

16:29 [Spiegel] Chaperones, Judges and Moralizers: Abortion Debate Reveals Republicans' True Colors

16:30 [ZDNET] AWS Glacier's dazzling price benefits melt next to the cost of tape

16:31 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] �This Emergency is Huge�I�ve Never Seen Anything Like It�

16:32 [Global Voices] Lebanon: Awaiting the Pope's Visit in September

16:32 [CNN: Technology] 5 texts you should never send

16:33 [Guardian] Amateur art restorer admits to damaging Ecce Homo mural - video

16:35 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Fruits of Racism in Israel-Palestine

16:36 [Slashdot] Recent Warming of Antarctica "Unusual But Not Unprecedented"

16:37 [zero hedge] BIG Selling Lots

16:37 [Topix Activism News] Lawyer: Bahrain overturns activist's Twitter case

16:40 [Reuters] Romney to declare goal of North American energy independence by 2020

16:40 [Raw Story] Biblical tourist park puts Wi-Fi on donkeys

16:42 [] Massive Student Protests Return to Streets of Montreal

16:42 [CNN] Man who shot John Lennon denied parole for 7th time

16:42 [zero hedge] On Bumblebees and Central Bankers' Bluffs

16:42 [Fox News: politics] Obama Democrats Offer No Refuge for Moderates on Abortion

16:43 [Telegraph] Anders Breivik trial timeline

16:43 [CNN] Gaza tunnel economy hit by clampdown

16:45 [Big Think] We See You, Super PACs

16:47 [Spiegel] Fleecing the Flock: Bishop's Extravagant Lifestyle Triggers Uproar

16:47 [Guardian] Right-to-life court case man no longer in vegetative state, says neurologist

16:48 [CNN] 'Ugly Betty' star burns up the Web, champions voting

16:49 [Slashdot] New eBay EULA Prohibits Class Action Lawsuits

16:52 [Global Voices] Colombia: President and Indigenous Leaders Meet to Discuss Cauca Conflict

16:53 [Reuters: politics] Obama campaign to start accepting text message donations

16:54 [CNET News] Microsoft squares off with new logo

16:56 [CNET News] What Zuckerberg must do to right the Facebook ship

16:57 [Spiegel] Life in IKEA Land: Do Plans for Hamburg City District Stand a Chance?

16:57 [zero hedge] The European "No Action, Just Talk" Rumor Mill Is Back

17:00 [CNET News] Verizon tops 'best quality' report from J.D. Power and Associates

17:01 [The Independent] Mental assessment ordered for naked rambler Stephen Gough

17:02 [Deutsche Welle] Germany, China closer than ever despite differences,,16189102,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:02 [CNN] Two Paralympians, trainer out of London games over sex assault charges

17:02 [Red Pepper] Biting the rotten Apple: Taking on Foxconn

17:02 [msnbc] Nine states that are likely to decide the election

17:04 [The Atlantic: National] Lifestyles Of The Rich And Locquacious

17:04 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Ex-ambassador says Israel must make Iran decision independently

17:05 [Mother Jones] After 40 Years, Medicare Still Not a Strong Issue for Republicans

17:07 [ZDNET] Inside the travelling sauna that wants to help ex-Nokians build their own start-ups

17:07 [CNN] Strippers look to GOP to 'make it rain'

17:07 [The Atlantic: Politics] Our New Issue: Obama, Race, Debates, Ladies of Fox, Etc.

17:08 [AL JAZEERA] Tensions flare in S Africa over mine deaths

17:09 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: G.O.P. Platform Takes Hard Line on Immigration

17:10 [Big Think] The Anti-Social Network: Re-Discovering The Art Of Sharing With Ourselves

17:10 [Raw Story] How Would A Rape Exception Work? (Hint: It Wouldn’t)

17:12 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Ugly Betty' star Ferrera gets political

17:12 [Global Voices] Tunisia: Former Presidential Advisor Faces Military Trial over Army Criticism

17:14 [CNET News] Smart kitchen helps chefs who aren't too smart


17:15 [Raw Story] U.S. to force companies to disclose if electronic materials come from war-torn countries

17:16 [Fox News] School Sacks 5-Year-Old's U. of Michigan T-Shirt

17:17 [CNET News] Get a Canon multifunction printer and 4GB flash drive for $29.98

17:18 [The Onion] American Voices: Michael J. Fox Returning To TV

17:19 [The Nation] Mission Accomplished for Big Oil?

17:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] Remembering Bill Thurston, Mathematician Who Helped Us Understand the Shape of the Universe

17:22 [Mostly Water] Do U.S. Prisons Violate European Human Rights Law? - An Interview with Hamja Ahsan and Aviva Stahl

17:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] Our Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Congress

17:26 [Mostly Water] New York Times Pro-Israeli Bias

17:26 [Disinformation] America’s Cold War Spy Tunnel For Tapping Berlin Phone Calls Discovered After 50 Years

17:29 [Guardian] Israel condemns South Africa for re-labelling of West Bank products

17:31 [Telegraph] GCSE results 2012: Times are a-changin' for the GCSE

17:31 [The Hindu - News] Madras’ rhythm is unique

17:32 [Fox News: politics] Texas judge warns of 'civil unrest,' UN troop presence if Obama re-elected

17:32 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's NRW state bans three more neo-Nazi groups,,16189381,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:37 [zero hedge] Spam Saves The Day

17:38 [Slashdot] Baserock Slab Server Pairs High-Density ARM Chips With Linux

17:40 [CNN: Technology] Twitter won't play nice with Tumblr

17:42 [Mostly Water] Troubling Israeli Religious Fundamentalism

17:42 [Global Voices] Egypt: Ramadan Series and Women

17:43 [ZDNET] The future of videoconferencing is everywhere

17:43 [CNN] A year after quake, Washington Monument still under repair

17:43 [Guardian] Naked rambler faces mental health checks after breaking down in court

17:44 [BBC: Education] Gove denies GCSE interference

17:44 [CNN] Can anxiety kill the ability to love?

17:45 [Raw Story] Romney to ‘legitimate rape’ doctor: ‘We agree on almost everything’

17:49 [Spiegel] 'Hate Preacher against Homosexuals': Germany's Gay Rights Debate Becomes Heated

17:50 [Raw Story] Unemployment claims rise for the second straight week

17:52 [Deutsche Welle] 'Coalgate' scandal a hard blow to Indian government,,16189117,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:55 [CNET News] Low Latency No. 34: Why can't we be friends?

17:56 [CNET News] The west gets wilder in Grand Theft Auto V

17:57 [The Hindu - News] Your own Heritage Route - 1

17:59 [CNN: Politics] Akin story is bad news for Republicans

18:00 [Middle East Monitor] Amelia Smith: Palestinian artists invited to present their work across the bridge that both connects and separates them from Jordan

18:01 [ZDNET] vCenter Operations Manager: VMware's move into cloud monitoring?

18:01 [CNET News] Apple files for new patents on Thunderbolt, iSight

18:02 [The Hindu - Opinion] A watchdog that bites [Telugu: Samrakshakudi nigha netram] Editorial, August 20, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

18:03 [New York Times: politics] Mitt Romney Strategists Say They Will Stay the Course Amid Focus on Abortion

18:04 [The Hindu - Opinion] Srinivas: Avoiding a minefield [Telugu: Pramaadamnunchi tappinchukone yatnam] Editorial, August 23, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

18:04 [Pravda] Football fans attack McDonald's restaurant in Russia's St. Petersburg

18:05 [Mother Jones] The Progressive's Guide to the Republican National Convention

18:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] Avoiding a minefield [Malayalam: Oru prasna parampara ozhivakkan]. Editorial, August 23, 2012. Translated by Rasmi Binoy, presented by A Correspondent

18:07 [Spiegel] Picture This: Shore to Shore

18:07 [zero hedge] Gold And Silver Surge Above 200DMA

18:09 [Pravda] Pussy Riot would be sentenced to longer terms in the West

18:10 [Big Think] Baby, You Can Drive My (Robot) Car

18:10 [Slate Magazine] What Do Homophobic Bigots Really Think?

18:10 [Slashdot] Revisiting the Macintosh ROM Easter Egg

18:10 [New Statesman] Higgins destroys Tea Partier

18:11 [Fox News] GOP Convention Faces Possible Hurricane Threat

18:11 [CNN] Autopsy attributes Rodney King's death to drowning

18:11 [New Internationalist] Knowing Riot From Wrong

18:11 [ZDNET] T-Mobile quietly removes tethering for its unlimited data plans

18:11 [Mostly Water] Washington and its Allies Work to Destabilise Lebanon (Part One)

18:12 [The Hindu - News] Tamarind City

18:14 [The Hindu - News] Madras 373: Tamarind City

18:14 [Pravda] Obama one step away from attacking Syria

18:15 [Fin24 News] Nzimande: Study miners' conditions

18:16 [Raw Story] Twitter agrees to remove fake Indian prime minister accounts

18:16 [CNN] Who should be in the Robot Hall of Fame?

18:16 [The Atlantic: Technology] NASA's Undersea Mission to Save Us From Asteroids

18:17 [Truthdig] Mission Accomplished for Big Oil?

18:17 [Telegraph] 'Naked rambler' ordered to see psychiatrist after refusing to wear clothes

18:19 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Spreading Insolvency Around Does Not Create Solvency

18:19 [The Atlantic: International] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Though From Africa, is Not Nelson Mandela

18:20 [New Statesman] Maybe GCSE grades are falling because standards really are slipping

18:21 [Raw Story] Soledad O’Brien grills RNC official for not including rape exception in platform

18:23 [Fin24 News] IMF dims SA growth prospects

18:24 [BBC: Technology] German 'porn pirates' to be named

18:24 [straight] News for Youse: Keithley seeks NDP nod, Vancity dumps Enbridge, and Lennon's killer denied parole

18:25 [The Independent] Once bitten… bite snake back: Farmer kills cobra in revenge attack

18:28 [CNN] Pakistan, India hit by deadly flooding

18:29 [Mostly Water] The Pursuit of Julian Assange Is an Assault on Freedom and a Mockery of Journalism

18:32 [Truthdig] Was Activist Richard Aoki an FBI Informant?

18:32 [CNN] Dovizioso to replace MotoGP legend Rossi at Ducati

18:33 [Telegraph] Private firms ask to bid to run struggling hospital trust

18:34 [The Hindu - News] Airport hosts Indian-American artist’s message of peace

18:35 [Mother Jones] Fox News Outs Navy Seal, Confirms Double Standard on Secrecy

18:35 [CNN] Can anxiety kill your ability to love?

18:35 [CBC: politics] Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq to chair Arctic Council

18:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Twitter Is the Web's Best Public Identity Service—So Why Is It Destroying Itself?

18:37 [Deutsche Welle] Pro-Assad troops fight back in Aleppo and Damascus,,16189839,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:37 [] South Africa Approves 'Made in Palestinian Territories' Labels, Facing Israeli Condemnation

18:37 [ZDNET] Telenav announces Scout for Apps on three platforms and the Scout Button

18:38 [CNN] Romney talks energy as polls show little change

18:39 [CBC: politics] Harper commits $188M for new Arctic research centre

18:40 [Voice of America] Tropical Storm Isaac Brews in Caribbean

18:41 [Raw Story] Study: Referees punish teams with black jerseys more harshly

18:42 [The Onion] College Newspaper Endorses Barack Obama

18:43 [Global Voices] Myanmar: Delta Region Hit by Worst Flooding in a Decade

18:44 [The Atlantic: International] Why a U.K. Tabloid Asked an Intern and an Editor to Strip Down and Recreate Nude Prince Harry Photos

18:49 [Telegraph] Brain wired to remember emotionally charged events

18:49 [zero hedge] PaCMaC ReGGiE EDiTioN...

18:50 [The Hindu - News] Laxman statue on the anvil

18:53 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Venezuela Ramps up China Oil Exports Unsettling Washington

18:53 [Mostly Water] Privilege and Conflict at the Central North Correctional Centre

18:55 [CNN] Strauss-Kahn settlement talks under way, source says

18:55 [Slashdot] Satellite Uplinks For the Masses

18:56 [Raw Story] News anchor’s offer to ‘canoodle’ gets squashed flat by woman weather host

18:57 [Deutsche Welle] Three months to probe miners' deaths,,16189761,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:57 [Care] Congressional Staff Visit Haiti With CARE to Explore Post-Earthquake Progress, Challenges

18:57 [CNET News] OS X 10.8.1 update fixes Thunderbolt audio issues and more

18:58 [Electronic Intifada] The future of Palestine's grassroots struggle: Nilin activist Saeed Amireh interviewed

18:59 [The Independent] First ever fall in GCSE top grades

18:59 [CNN] Police: Rodney King's 'accidental drowning' involved drugs

19:00 [Middle East Monitor] Jamal Kanj: By way of deception

19:02 [Fox News: politics] Immigration agents file suit against Napolitano over 'amnesty' program

19:04 [CNN] Fair play? Football clubs seek to beat financial offside trap

19:05 [Guardian] Seal's book recounting Osama bin Laden raid surprises US military

19:07 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Ryan takes aim at tax favors for rich - save a key break

19:07 [Truthdig] Rachel Maddow on the ‘New Back Alley’ Abortion

19:08 [CNN] 'Honor' victim: Husband issued death sentence after I asked for divorce


19:13 [Fox News] Storm Warning: GOPBracing for 'Isaac' Hit

19:17 [The Independent] Angela Merkel expected to reject French demands to allow Greece more time over bailout conditions

19:18 [Good] Arctic Ice Cap on Track for Record Shrinkage By Next Week

19:21 [Guardian] Todd Akin 10 points behind Missouri Senate rival, poll shows

19:22 [Truthdig] Eurozone Headed for a New Recession

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Madras’ rhythm is unique

19:26 [Raw Story] Study: 2012 campaign ‘nastier than normal’

19:27 [CNN] Casinos and hotels: Hard Rock takes on a new beat

19:28 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Activists Alarmed at Release of Dorothy Stang’s Murderer

19:29 [World Policy Institute] Why Pussy Riot Is Not The Most Important Political Case In Russia

19:32 [Deutsche Welle] Crop forecasts fall as droughts choke US, Russian farmers,,16190010,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:32 [CNET News] Facebook launches faster iOS app

19:32 [CNN] 'I will kill the president!' e-mail spurs quick arrest

19:33 [CNET News] T-Mobile announces contract-free T-Mobile Concord

19:33 [] Georgia's Elections: For Every Fine, There Is a Season

19:35 [Telegraph] Stowaway found dead in BA landing gear bay at Heathrow

19:36 [msnbc] Weak recovery provides strong opportunity for GOP

19:37 [zero hedge] Perfectly Irrational Market Slides On News Spain Actually Not On Verge Of Default

19:39 [Guardian] Julian Assange can remain in Ecuador's embassy 'for however long it takes'

19:39 [Slashdot] 'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns

19:40 [Big Think] The Paradox of the IVF Clinic and the Abortion Clinic: Are Some Embryos More Persons Than Others?

19:40 [ZDNET] Facebook iOS app overhauled for speed, includes Camera and Messenger

19:46 [Raw Story] Drug war’s racial disparity moves NAACP to embrace marijuana legalization

19:47 [Topix Activism News] Egyptian editor charged with insulting president

19:50 [Mother Jones] Did Mitt Romney Avoid Investments in Gun Companies?

19:56 [BBC: Education] Gove denies interference in GCSEs

19:57 [Disinformation] British Home Pelted By Rain Of Tiny Yellow Plastic Balls

20:01 [Guardian] Gawker publishes audits of Mitt Romney's offshore financial accounts

20:05 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Mali's War: The Wages of Sin

20:06 [Slashdot] OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu On Apple Hardware, Benchmarked

20:07 [The Hindu - News] In a fix over House reply, Centre does U-turn in court

20:07 [Guardian] Elisabeth Murdoch turns on her father and brother in MacTaggart lecture

20:07 [zero hedge] Santelli Exposes The Political Fed Behind The Curtain As Romney Makes Bernanke A Target

20:08 [CNET News] Instacube: A digital photo frame for Instagram hipsters

20:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Murdoch supports BBC licence fee

20:09 [The Independent] 'We need honesty and integrity...' Was this Liz Murdoch's pitch to take over?

20:09 [CNN] Doctors edge closer to identifying heart risks

20:13 [BBC: Health] 'Brush' sweeps human lungs clean

20:14 [CNN] Elisabeth Murdoch: Scandal underlines need for 'rigorous values'

20:15 [Financial Times] S Africa mine strike victims remembered

20:15 [The Onion] Queen Elizabeth Annoyed Nude Pictures Of Prince Harry Don't Show Anything Good

20:16 [Raw Story] Dead stowaway found on British Airways flight in Heathrow

20:17 [ZDNET] OS X 10.8.1 update fixes issues with Exchange, Active Directory, SMB

20:17 [msnbc: politics] Romney debuts energy plan in oil-rich New Mexico

20:17 [The Hindu - News] U.S. official summoned after drone rampage over Eid

20:23 [msnbc: politics] Will the GOP's counter-offensive on Medicare be enough?

20:23 [The Hindu - News] China sees lessons in India’s panic over SMS, Net rumours

20:24 [CNET News] Facebook for Android updates, lets you create events on the go

20:25 [Mother Jones] Poll: Republicans Really Aren't Big Fans of Arabs or Muslims

20:26 [straight] Venue change: Gotye show moved from Deer Lake Park to the Orpheum

20:27 [The Hindu - News] “Chawla committee’s recommendations still under consideration”

20:28 [CNET News] BYO Sprint device to Ting's new cell phone network

20:32 [Slashdot] Microsoft Unveils First New Company Logo In 25 Years

20:33 [Good] Better Block: Bottom-Up Urban Reboot In a Single Weekend

20:35 [The Hindu - News] Kochi to host Deodhar Trophy in March

20:38 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened - August 23, 2012

20:41 [CNET News] Lenovo teases Windows 8 reversible Yoga tablet/laptop

20:41 [CNN] E-mail threat on president spurs quick arrest

20:45 [Financial Times] Working-class Ohio uncertain on Obama

20:46 [CNN] Paul supporters: Tampa to be a starting point for future liberty movements

20:47 [Truthdig] Magic Carpet Ride (Video)

20:49 [CNN] Palin not present at RNC but still a presence

20:50 [zero hedge] Why In America It Pays To Be An Old, White, Widowed, Native-Born Female; Everyone Else Is Out Of Luck

20:50 [CNN] NYPD employees disciplined over racist FB comments

20:51 [Raw Story] Why Gawker’s Docu-Drop Matters

20:52 [Telegraph] The Telegraph website reaches record traffic level thanks to sports boost

20:54 [CNN: Money] OIL NEAR $100. THANKS FED!

20:55 [Reuters: politics] Under fire, Akin seeks help from U.S. social conservatives

20:56 [The Hindu - News] Long-duration power cuts return to haunt consumers

20:56 [CNET News] Rare peek: Inside Symantec's security fortress

20:57 [Disinformation] Sister Wives Will Get Their Day In Court, Maybe

20:57 [zero hedge] On Economic Deceivers And Propagandists

20:58 [CNET News] The 404 1,116: Where we keep up the good work (podcast)

21:00 [The Hindu - News] Cotton production estimate up

21:00 [Guardian] Germany and France turn screw on Greece over austerity plans

21:02 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: IT Contractors, How's Your Health Insurance?

21:04 [Global Voices] Caribbean: What's What in Number Portability

21:06 [The Progressive] A Win for the Religious Censors in Wis.

21:07 [Deutsche Welle] Sunnis and Shiites remain historical rivals,,16189475,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:08 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: TimesCast Politics: Voter Reaction to Paul Ryan

21:08 [The Atlantic: Politics] Joe Walsh: Chairman of the House Honey Badger Caucus?

21:08 [zero hedge] U.S. Government Planned Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Other "Post-9/11 Realities" LONG BEFORE 9/11

21:08 [The Hindu - News] Sinha: BJP will wait for a ‘response’ from Chacko

21:12 [The Hindu - News] BJP on the back foot, settlement in sight

21:12 [] Gawker Publishes Romney Tax Haven Records

21:13 [Fox News] Napolitano Sued Over Illegals Policy

21:13 [Good] Starbucks Is Funding Research That Would Turn Food Waste into Useful Stuff

21:14 [Global Voices] China: Mahjong Obsession

21:14 [Reuters: politics] White House eyes two-step fix to take edge off fiscal cliff

21:17 [Truthdig] Magic Carpet Ride

21:20 [The Onion] New Memoir Reveals Navy SEAL Bounced A Few Book Ideas Off Bin Laden Before Killing Him

21:21 [Raw Story] Gay man alleges discrimination in suit against Library of Congress

21:21 [CNET News] Microsoft's new logo: This took 25 years?

21:22 [The Hindu - News] Aggressively counter BJP offensive, Sonia tells MPs

21:23 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney Unveils Plan for Energy Independence

21:24 [Global Voices] Russia: Taxi Drivers Versus Dagestanis in Ryazan

21:24 [Telegraph] Humans have inbuilt sense of fairness

21:25 [The Hindu - Opinion] Wanted, a law for refugees

21:26 [The Hindu - News] ‘People’s confidence in police will be restored’

21:26 [straight] Vancouver Queer Film Festival: Dirty Girl is a campy comedy about self-acceptance

21:27 [Disinformation] Marine Vet Still Detained for Posting Government Criticisms Online

21:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Soldiers and suicides

21:27 [CNET News] Twitter's new credo: Follow the money

21:29 [Global Voices] China: Open Letter from Owner of a Japanese Car to Car-Smashing “Patriots”

21:29 [CBC: politics] NDP MP Denise Savoie resigning Commons seat

21:30 [The Atlantic: International] Hong Kong's 'Anchor Babies'-Style Controversy

21:31 [CNN] Harrington sets early pace as McIlroy and Woods make solid starts to The Barclays

21:31 [The Hindu - Opinion] GM crops are no way forward

21:32 [CNN] Texas Democrats: Judge who said Obama could trigger civil war should resign

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Mary Kom sets her sights on 2016 Olympics

21:35 [The Hindu - Opinion] Refreshing insight

21:37 [Deutsche Welle] Still number three? Meet the Real Schalke,,16187984,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Most Important Chart In TheWorld

21:39 [Reuters: politics] Tampa shows friendly face to US Republican convention protesters

21:40 [CNET News] Clock ticks down on a verdict in Apple v. Samsung

21:41 [Voice of America] Tropical Storm Inches Closer to Dominican Republic, Haiti

21:42 [CNN: Money] OIL NEAR $100. THANKS, FED!

21:42 [The Hindu - News] Ancient statue sold by art dealer under scrutiny

21:44 [Guardian] GCSE results: grading changes leave pupils and teachers furious

21:48 [CNET News] Tablet adoption could give flip phones new lease on life

21:49 [Global Voices] Russia: Drug Drugu, Wish Fulfillment via Social Networks

21:50 [Slashdot] Mario Bros. Clone Released For Atari 2600

21:51 [Slate Magazine] DoubleX Gabfest: The P90X Edition

21:51 [Raw Story] Tony Perkins downplays ‘legitimate rape’ as a ‘Biden-ism’

21:52 [Topix Activism News] Vt. inn, 2 women settle gay marriage lawsuit

21:54 [Telegraph] Bain Capital documents are published online, offering new insight into how Mitt Romney made his fortune

21:56 [CNET News] Verizon wins FCC approval for spectrum deals

21:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] Consider the Coat Hanger

21:58 [CNN] Why big companies buy, sell your data

21:59 [Fox News: politics] Former ambassador Ryan Crocker arrested on hit-and-run, DUI charges

21:59 [The Atlantic: National] Ironic Etymology of the Day: 'Pundit' Comes From a Sanskrit Word for 'Spiritual Leader'

21:59 [Global Voices] Russia: blond politics

22:00 [Reuters] Analysis: Ryan takes aim at tax favors for rich - save a key break

22:05 [CNET News] News Corp. digital chief Jon Miller exits

22:06 [ZDNET] Legal services leader and SMB Foley & Lardner makes strong case for BYOD

22:06 [Slate Magazine] Can Identical Twins Get Away With Murder?

22:07 [Deutsche Welle] Prosecutors set Libya court date for Gadhafi's son,,16190212,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:09 [CNN] Infant abducted at Pittsburgh hospital

22:10 [Telegraph] Syrian army launches fresh assaults on rebels in Damascus and Aleppo

22:11 [CNET News] Google adds more social integration for Chrome iOS app

22:12 [The Hindu - Opinion] Eid card from a terrorist

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Centre, Twitter headed for face-off

22:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] Girl punk, interrupted

22:16 [CNN] Twitter won't play nice with Tumblr

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Details emerge on government blockade of websites

22:21 [The Onion] American Voices: U.S. Headed For 'Fiscal Cliff'

22:22 [CNET News] Curiosity lands on Mars again, this time in HD

22:22 [Truthdig] How Tax Figures Are Skewed to Benefit the Rich

22:24 [Guardian] GCSE results cause outcry over 'unfair' marking

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Controversy dogs SP MLA even as he comes out on bail

22:25 [CBC: politics] NDP MP Denise Savoie cites health in resigning Commons seat

22:26 [CNN: Technology] Who should be in the Robot Hall of Fame?

22:27 [The Hindu - News] Rear Admiral posted to Integrated Defence Staff

22:27 [msnbc] Ex-Navy SEAL in legal jeopardy for book on bin Laden raid

22:27 [Disinformation] On How Computers See Race

22:27 [straight] Wanna see Metallica for five bucks?

22:29 [CNN] Researchers identify rare adult immune disease in Asia

22:30 [The Atlantic: International] Just So We're Clear on Settlements....

22:31 [The Hindu - News] Soon, India’s own eye in the sky

22:35 [The Hindu - News] Set your own house in order first, NDTV tells WPP

22:35 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ryan Blames Looming Defense Cuts on Obama

22:35 [Big Think] Realism About America’s Influence

22:35 [CNN] Kansas City GSA employee works from home -- in Hawaii

22:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] The importance of a deeper U.S.-India relationship

22:37 [The Hindu - News] Amicus curiae appointed in temple case

22:37 [zero hedge] China Has Become One Big "Stuffed Channel"

22:38 [] Rebuffing Israel, UN Chief Heads to Iran for Summit Meeting

22:38 [CNET News] There's no escaping the mobile-ad attack

22:39 [The Hindu - News] A host of facilities for SAT hospital

22:39 [Slashdot] New Judge Assigned To Tenenbaum Case Upholds $675k Verdict

22:41 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan MPs keen on reducing trust deficit

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Pranab promises to look into Agnivesh demand for SIT probe

22:45 [CNN] Fact check: Obama education ad misleading

22:47 [The Hindu - News] Kalmadi figures in fresh case by CBI

22:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Provide employment under MNREGA in drought-hit areas’

22:51 [Raw Story] Cardinal Dolan to give closing prayer after Romney’s nomination

22:52 [Truthdig] Republicans Adopt ‘Rosemary’s Baby Exception’

22:55 [The Hindu - News] Music industry’s Shukrana for MPs

22:56 [The Progressive] Rightwing Evangelical Gets Play Banned in Wisconsin State Park

22:56 [Mother Jones] Romney Interviewer Told She Can't Ask About Abortion or Akin

22:56 [Telegraph] Turkey suspects Iranian hand in fatal bombing, as Syrian conflict threatens to suck in neighbours

22:57 [Disinformation] 14 Wacky “Facts” Kids Will Learn in Louisiana’s Voucher Schools

22:57 [Topix Activism News] Syrian Spillover Violence in Lebanon Fuels Fears of Wider Conflict

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Students assaulted, molested at Kanakapura

22:58 [CNN: Politics] Agencies warn of possible anarchist activity at conventions

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Quarrying within 1 km of human habitations opposed

22:59 [Slashdot] XCOR Aerospace Plans a Florida Base For Lynx Suborbital Spacecraft

23:01 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ryan Blames Obama for Looming Defense Cuts

23:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Watch Squid Cells Bump to Cypress Hill's 'Insane in the Brain'

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Verdict today on plea for CBI probe against Chidambaram

23:05 [The Hindu - News] How filter kaapi made it to Chennai

23:08 [ZDNET] Qualcomm acquires small cell modem maker DesignArt Networks

23:09 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa urges Manmohan to convene CRA meeting

23:09 [Slashdot] Hurricane Could Make a Mess of Republican Convention

23:10 [Telegraph] Iran's opposition leader Mousavi reportedly taken ill with heart problems

23:11 [The Hindu - News] ‘I’m a storyteller of the city’

23:13 [The Atlantic: Politics] Huckabee, Akin's Biggest Backer, Has Primetime RNC Speaking Slot

23:13 [CNN] Wildfires challenge firefighters in northern California

23:14 [Reuters: politics] Romney says he hasn't considered replacement for Bernanke

23:14 [Global Voices] Togo: 11 People Missing After Clashes Between Police and Protesters


23:15 [The Hindu - News] 9 die as bus rams lorry on NH4

23:16 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - August 24, 2012

23:17 [The Hindu - News] IIT-M experts submit report on scaffolding collapse

23:18 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] In North Kivu, Violence is "Hopelessly Commonplace"

23:18 [Good] In Need of a Bone Marrow Donor, One Soldier is Fighting for His Life at Home

23:19 [The Hindu - News] Congestion continues, EMRIP flounders

23:21 [The Hindu - News] Swanky maybe, but still incomplete

23:22 [Reuters: politics] Romney seeks North American energy independence by 2020

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Key post for Chiru in Congress?

23:25 [The Hindu - News] Cathay Pacific to link Hong Kong-Hyderabad from Dec. 1

23:27 [Telegraph] GCSE results: furious backlash as pass rate slumps

23:28 [straight] Denise Savoie resignation means a by-election will occur before next spring's provincial campaign

23:30 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] ‘World’s Richest’ Tag Not So Rosy for Average Citizen in Singapore

23:31 [Raw Story] Obama hopes to spoil Republican convention party

23:32 [Fox News: politics] Best-case scenario for US economy is 8 percent unemployment, report shows

23:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Socially Awkward Yet Underrated Mitt Romney

23:34 [CNN] Haiti sits in path of strengthening Isaac

23:35 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Akin Is In, and if He Wanted Out, It Would Be Hard

23:35 [The Hindu - News] Ex-ADGP seeks transfer of case to CBI

23:35 [CBC: politics] Expelled Libyan diplomats claimed refugee status in Canada

23:36 [Raw Story] Petition launched to save ‘world’s worst restoration’

23:37 [CNN] Newsquiz: Week of August 20

23:40 [Global Voices] Iran: Detained Green Movement Leader Moved to Hospital

23:41 [Raw Story] SEAL commando’s book on killing Bin Laden ignites new election battle

23:42 [CNN] LL Cool J broke burglary suspect's nose, jaw, ribs

23:44 [Fox News] GOP Officials: Storm Won't Blow Away Our Convention

23:52 [The Nation] How the Syrian Revolution Became Militarized

23:52 [zero hedge] JPM's London Whale May Face Jail Time For Mismarking Billions In CDS

23:55 [CNET News] Yes, a Microsoft Store wows a naysayer

23:56 [Mother Jones] WATCH: The House Science and Ladyparts Committee [Fiore Cartoon]

23:57 [CNET News] iPhone trails at No.7 in China's smartphone market, report says

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