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00:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hilary Hanson: Police Documents From Newtown Investigation Will Be Released

00:11 [Guardian] Icebound ship awaits Antarctic rescue

00:13 [Slashdot] Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas

00:13 [Fox News] FOX NEWS POLLChristie, Clinton on top in 2016 preference test

00:13 [Fox News] 'DO THE RIGHT THING'Senator wants UPS refunds for Christmas delays

00:13 [Fox News] 'DUCK' DEADLINEJesse Jackson to A&E: Meet me now over show /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:21 [Voice of America] American Hostage in Pakistan Pleads for Help

00:21 [Voice of America] Reuters: Turks and Caicos Police End Search for Survivors of Capsized Boat

00:21 [CNN: Money] Stocks: 50th record close for the Dow

00:21 [CNN: Money] Bling and baubles top stocking stuffers

00:24 [CNN: Money] China rapidly racking up debt

00:27 [The Independent] BBC would be better off without 'busted flush' Chris Patten, says Greg Dyke

00:28 [Raw Story] Obama signs bipartisan budget deal and Guantanamo transfer bills into law

00:33 [Disinformation] Former Frat Brothers Run Wall Street

00:34 [] Israeli education ministry urges teachers to take New Age course

00:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] Community backlash puts new housing 'in limbo land'

00:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Obamacare’s Many Negative Side-Effects Should Surprise No One

00:41 [Voice of America] Reuters: Obama Calls on Congress to do More on Guantanamo Bay

00:43 [The Independent] 2014 predictions: What will be the next moves in the great stock market game?

00:43 [The Independent] ‘Horror stories’ pile up as another 450 firms complain about banks

00:44 [Slate Magazine] August: Osage County

00:48 [The Hindu - News] Chennai uto drivers allege harassment

00:50 [The Hindu - News] Decades-long struggle for pattas continues in Chennai

00:51 [Fox News] Sen. urges UPS to 'do the right thing' and offer refunds for delayed orders

00:54 [The Hindu - News] Here, the season’s hymns are rendered by children

00:57 [Deutsche Welle] US President Obama signs budget deal into law

00:57 [Deutsche Welle] Peace talks and continued fighting in South Sudan, more UN troops en route

00:57 [Telegraph] US condemns Ukraine violence after attack on reporter

00:58 [The Hindu - News] A music series for youth, NRI launched

00:59 [Truthdig] We Need Your Prayers This Season, Pope Francis

00:59 [Truthdig] The De Blasio-Bloomberg Paradox

01:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] Piers' day of reckoning arrives

01:08 [Guardian] Marketing company paid just 80p an hour for 70-hour week, workers claim

01:09 [zero hedge] Twitter Now Has A Larger Market Capitalization Than 80% Of All S&P 500 Companies

01:12 [Guardian] Russian court to review £335m fine given to Mikhail Khodorkovsky

01:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Medea Benjamin: 10 Good Things About the Year 2013

01:13 [Raw Story] Glenn Greenwald: I defend Edward Snowden like MSNBC defends Obama ’24 hours a day’

01:22 [Fox News: politics] Even in Hawaii, Obama can't escape troubled state health insurance exchanges

01:26 [Slashdot] NSA Drowns In Useless Data, Impeding Work, Former Employee Claims

01:27 [Telegraph] NHS accused of covering up report into failings at centre for rape victims

01:29 [CNET News] Sony, Panasonic said to have ended OLED partnership

01:29 [The Independent] UK weather: Another storm is set to bring more flooding and power cuts to Britain

01:29 [The Independent] A good year for nature in Britain, despite the cold: After frostiest March for 50 years, summer gave rise to an explosion in wildlife

01:29 [The Independent] Postcard from... New York

01:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Pizzigati: A Year of Delightful Egalitarian Imagination

01:33 [Raw Story] LAX shooting suspect Paul Ciancia pleads not guilty

01:34 [] Bennett and gay TV presenter talk same-sex rights over Christmas dinner

01:34 [CNN] Amid corruption inquiry, Turkish prosecutor slams police

01:39 [Voice of America] Reuters: Attack on Reporter Restores Passion to Ukraine Demonstrations

01:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. : Too Much Data, Too Little Analysis

01:42 [zero hedge] Some Themes To Watch In 2014

01:43 [CNN] Beaten Ukrainian journalist believes she was targeted

01:43 [Telegraph] Thatcher threatened to scrap Ireland visit over its stance on Falklands War

01:43 [Telegraph] Private sector experts called in to save Whitehall schemes

01:53 [Raw Story] Defiant Turkish PM digs in as government graft investigation is blocked

01:59 [Unicef] For one Palestinian girl, confidence is found in education and activities

02:02 [Slashdot] Memo To Parents and Society: Teen Social Media "Addiction" Is Your Fault

02:02 [Reuters] Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo

02:02 [BBC: Science & Environment] Growing concern over Syria heritage sites

02:03 [Disinformation] McDonald’s Tells Employees Not To Eat Its Own Food, Then Shuts Website

02:05 [CNN] Two New Jersey teens killed, another wounded in Christmas shooting

02:08 [Topix Activism News] 10 Good Things About the Year 2013

02:08 [CNN] Dozens killed when bus skids off Thai bridge

02:12 [CNN] Antarctic ship trapped in sea ice should be rescued by Friday

02:13 [Raw Story] U.S. promises to cut South Sudan off from aid if government falls

02:13 [Raw Story] Alabama lawmaker will introduce bill defending ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson

02:13 [Raw Story] Freed Greenpeace protester: Russia owes me a medal for trying to save its environment

02:16 [The Independent] A third of gay voters now back Tories, poll finds

02:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: Jesse Jackson: Phil Robertson's Words More Offensive Than Rosa Parks' Bus Driver

02:19 [CNN] Authorities: Freezing weather leaves 18 dead in U.S., Canada

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] NYE gets third fireworks display

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Canoeist's body found in dam

02:25 [Voice of America] Reuters: Egyptian Police Crack Down on Brotherhood Supporters, One Killed

02:27 [zero hedge] The Probability Of A Stock Market Crash Is Soaring

02:27 [Voice of America] Reuters: Egyptian Police Crack Down on Brotherhood Supporters; One Killed

02:33 [Raw Story] U.S. condemns violence against protesters and journalists in Ukraine

02:34 [] After months of siege, rebel-seized Damascus suburb caves in

02:40 [CNN] Connecticut State Police to release report on Newtown school shooting

02:40 [CNN] Authorities: Freezing weather leaves 19 dead in U.S., Canada

02:42 [Guardian] Central African Republic: attack on presidential palace beaten back

02:47 [straight] Early exposure to diesel exhaust linked to heart failure in mice /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_107703428.jpg

02:47 [straight] Building the Orange Wave shows how Jack Layton brought federal NDP back from brink of ruin /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/wide/JackLayton031-SH_2010.jpg

02:48 [Fox News] Even in Hawaii, Obama can't escape state health insurance troubles

02:48 [Fox News] 'DO THE RIGHT THING' Senator wants UPS refunds for Christmas delays

02:48 [Guardian] Ashes 2013-14: Australia v England – day two live!

03:04 [Truthdig] Four Reasons Republicans Might Take Back the Senate in 2014

03:04 [Truthdig] Drone Strikes

03:04 [Reuters] Dozens of bodies recovered after violence in Central African Republic

03:04 [The Hindu - News] Chennai auto drivers allege harassment

03:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Is Hollywood's blockbuster model broken?

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Taxi crashes into bank in Sydney CBD

03:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] Cows close highway ... in Sydney

03:13 [Raw Story] Heavy flooding in Brazil kills at least 44 and leaves more than 60,000 homeless

03:14 [zero hedge] What The 1% Wear To Court

03:24 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Usually this stuff goes in the other direction /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/dope-yarn.jpg

03:24 [] Israel's immigration authority sends hundreds to new detention site

03:33 [Raw Story] New satellite will examine global warming’s effects on rain and snowfall

03:39 [CNN] Reports: Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood members arrested across Egypt

03:39 [CNN] For John Miller, 'revolving door' is gateway from CBS News to NYPD

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Cows close highway ... in Sydney

03:47 [Voice of America] Adam Phillips: NYT, Readers Work to Lessen Suffering

03:58 [Raw Story] Ice storm leaves more than 100,000 without power from Maine to the Midwest

04:09 [Slashdot] What Would It Cost To Build a Windows Version of the Pricey New Mac Pro?

04:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Ayman wasn't 50 metres out'

04:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Almost every sexual cliche in the book'

04:14 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Hope And Hurdles In 2014

04:18 [Raw Story] Alan Dershowitz rips Edward Snowden: ‘We have an absolute right’ to spy on other countries

04:18 [Raw Story] Chinese state media pushing for retaliation after Japanese PM’s shrine visit

04:19 [CNN] Philadelphia priest released from prison after appeals court reversal

04:32 [CNN] FBI searches for Mississippi bank robber suspected of killing cop

04:39 [BBC: Science & Environment] Wildlife 'thrived' after hot summer

04:40 [CNN] Philadelphia priest to be released after appeals court reversal

04:44 [zero hedge] Why Political Protests Ultimately Always Fail

04:45 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: Obama presiding over foreign policy of 'retreat'

05:03 [The Hindu - News] Five killed in Hyderabad road accident

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

05:10 [CNN] Jahi McMath's family seeks to move brain-dead girl to another facility

05:19 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:24 [] Erekat: Palestinians will take Israel to The Hague if settlement construction will again follow prisoner release

05:28 [Fox News: politics] As city cycling grows, Chicago weighs bike tax

05:28 [Raw Story] California man arrested after threatening to eat roommate and killing her dog

05:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Panic attack after moving office

05:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'We don't need more NYE fireworks'

05:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ticks spread meat allergy

05:34 [Reuters] China media slams Japan PM for paying homage to "devils"

05:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Greenberg: For ESPN, Millions to Remain in Connecticut

05:36 [Telegraph] Syrian rebel-held town 'raises government flag in exchange for food'

05:36 [Telegraph] Chinese media rebukes Japanese PM for paying homage to 'devils'

05:37 [Voice of America] At Least 29 Dead in Thailand Bush Crash

05:45 [Slate Magazine] 2013: The Year America Went Back to College

05:48 [AntiWar] 20 Killed, 29 Wounded in Iraq Attacks

05:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: 'Duck Dynasty' Pits Free Speech Against Shifting Cultural Taboos

05:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama Sends Wishes To Those Celebrating Kwanzaa

05:56 [The Hindu - News] Do not admit students before May, Coimbatore's private schools told

05:56 [The Hindu - News] Woman held for mother-in-law’s murder in Ondipudur

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Residents seek speedy completion of Nanjundapuram bridge

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defence bill

06:01 [AntiWar] Moments of Revelation

06:01 [AntiWar] Syrian Kurds Agree To Side With Opposition in Geneva Talks

06:04 [The Hindu - News] Effective policies needed against land, water degradation: Agriculture Commissioner

06:05 [Slate Magazine] The Bleeding Edge of Pizza-Box Design

06:10 [Slate Magazine] Play the Slate News Quiz—Special Year-in-Review Edition!

06:11 [Topix Activism News] Saudi activist may face death

06:14 [The Hindu - News] College student waylaid in Jaihindpuram

06:14 [The Hindu - News] Woman relieved of 15-sovereign gold chain in Vandiyur

06:15 [CNN] Disability in India: Struggles of infrastructure, prejudice and karma

06:16 [The Hindu - News] Brazil floods toll climbs to 45

06:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Trapped Antarctic ship to get help

06:17 [Fox News: politics] Oklahoma bill would require daily Pledge at all elementary schools

06:17 [The Atlantic: International] Why Yasukuni Is Different From Auschwitz

06:20 [The Hindu - News] A laborious wait for freebies in Dindigul

06:20 [The Hindu - News] 267 trees felled in Vasant Kunj without approval, say activists

06:22 [Fox News] Tori Spelling vs. tabloids

06:22 [Fox News] Secret signals of waiters

06:22 [Fox News] Major meltdowns of 2013

06:22 [The Hindu - News] Family planning unit for K. Pudur maternity home

06:24 [The Hindu - News] Doctor’s way of consoling himself

06:27 [Big Think] Why Low Income Equals Low Trust

06:30 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal questions CNG price hike in Delhi

06:31 [AntiWar] Where Are Libertarians Going?

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Hoardings removed in Srirangam

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu Energy Conservation Building Code ready

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal's appeal to 'honest' officials

06:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] Five-year-old's death sparks beach safety fears

06:34 [The Hindu - News] Srirangam temple publishes list of top 10 defaulters

06:34 [The Hindu - News] CISF gets new head

06:34 [The Hindu - News] Exhibition ‘Thisai 2013’ portrays varied themes

06:35 [Voice of America] Rescue On the Way for Ship Trapped in Antarctic Ice

06:39 [The Hindu - News] Trichy Corporation proposes to relocate banana market

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Four juveniles arrested for gang-rape

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Gangster escapes after drugging policemen; manhunt launched

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Institutions crucial in rape victims’ support system: CWC

06:43 [Slashdot] Metamaterials Developed To Bend Sound Waves, Deflect Tsunamis

06:43 [CNN] Controversial U.S. base in Japan to move after 17-year deadlock

06:45 [Voice of America] Kerry 'Concerned' at Egypt's Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Gangireddu makes appearance for Sankranti

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Best practises award for new DU undergraduate course

06:47 [Fin24 News] US stocks continue bull run

06:49 [Truthdig] The GOP’s Growing Divide

06:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Keeffe to quit at end of Ashes

06:51 [The Hindu - News] 2013 has brought no cheer to Vijaywada residents

06:53 [The Hindu - News] Revenue official arrested on graft charge in Stock Guru scam

06:53 [Raw Story] Only 21 freakout days till Michelle Obama’s Hip Hop Watusi Birthday Party

06:55 [Telegraph] Japanese governor approves relocation of US military base on Okinawa

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Now, more attractions at Kolleru sanctuary

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Okinawa Governor approves relocation of US base

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Campaign to seek ‘justice for Khurshid Anwar’

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Boxing Day brings back painful memories

07:01 [The Hindu - News] A fusion of sound and simplicity

07:01 [The Hindu - News] NCIET 2013 to start from Friday

07:01 [Fin24 News] Over 3m travellers through SA ports

07:04 [Financial Times] Japan wages halt 17-month decline

07:05 [The Hindu - News] Remembering Mirza Ghalib in his haveli

07:06 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Is it Boxing Day or "Throw away the box Day"? /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/sesame-st-box.jpg

07:11 [The Hindu - News] DYFI stages protest in Mangalore against ‘moral policing’

07:11 [The Hindu - News] A little explored wonder

07:15 [The Hindu - News] Vedanta issue likely to figure in Visakhapatnam Port board meet

07:15 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sadbhavana Yatra’ evokes good response

07:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Drivers face traffic jams of up to 23 kilometres

07:21 [The Hindu - News] APNGOs have not withdrawn their stand: P. Ashok Babu

07:21 [The Hindu - News] Ibrahim takes charge as Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner

07:23 [The Hindu - News] They enjoy work at all-woman ‘Dak Ghar’

07:25 [Telegraph] How the heatwave made for a wild summer

07:25 [The Hindu - News] 23 students faint after ‘panic attack’

07:36 [The Hindu - News] They offer prayers to appease ‘Gangamma’

07:38 [Voice of America] African Leaders Searching for South Sudan Peace Deal

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Two dead in Thailand violence

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Rahul Gandhi holds strategy session with top leaders, CMs

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Four arrested for attacking inter-faith students

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Civic bodies in Kochi district enmeshed in mountains of plastic waste

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Two eyes for a closer watch on roads

07:42 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood driven underground

07:46 [The Hindu - News] SOEL grapples with plethora of problems

07:46 [The Hindu - News] Police act against tourist boats sans safety certificates

07:46 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore Lokayukta to hold awareness drive on Dec 30

07:48 [Fin24 News] Gold loses shine as equities weigh

07:52 [The Hindu - News] Police paste posters of ‘Attack’ Pandi in Madurai

07:52 [The Hindu - News] Transport Department looks at futuristic enforcement

07:52 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal, AAP MLAs to take metro train to swearing-in venue

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Unpalatable questions over Ooty tea-tourism fest

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Kochi all set for half marathon

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Protesting NRHM staff refuse to draw salary

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Reconstitute advisory board: Tamil Nadu salt manufacturers

07:57 [The Independent] Google Doodle celebrates birth date of Johannes Kepler, 17th-century mathemetician, astronomer and astrologer

08:00 [The Hindu - News] Call for new models of development in Kerala

08:02 [The Hindu - News] A day of joy, merriment for the less privileged

08:06 [Pravda] An-12 transport plane crashes near Irkutsk for unknown reasons

08:06 [The Hindu - News] UN rushes reinforcements to troubled South Sudan

08:06 [The Hindu - News] Hopcoms outlets in Bangalore could soon sell wine

08:10 [Voice of America] Okinawa Governor Approves Plan to Relocate US Marine Base

08:11 [Guardian] Body found in New Zealand on route of missing British hiker

08:13 [CNN] Ship stuck for days in Antarctic ice should be rescued by Friday

08:13 [The Independent] UK weather: Another storm brings more flooding and power cuts to Britain

08:16 [The Hindu - News] HC notice to Karnataka on ITI exams scam

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Rabb: focus on improving standard of education

08:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] What people are watching: the top films on Boxing Day

08:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Drivers face traffic jams of up to 23 kilometres

08:25 [CNN] Drunk man, cross-dressed man jump airport fences in Newark, Phoenix

08:25 [CNN] White Christmas: High spirits on trapped ship

08:25 [Reuters] Thai government seeks military help to protect poll

08:25 [Electronic Intifada] Five years on, family keep open Gaza clinic of doctor killed by Israel

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Andhra Pradesh government awaits response from South Sudan

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Country’s politics has been reduced to two individuals: A.B. Bardhan

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Artist to add ‘life’ to Karunakaran's statue

08:27 [Telegraph] Former head of MI5 tells how her mother's pigeons saved lives in Second World War

08:27 [Telegraph] Sir Tim Berners-Lee banned from having atheist on Radio 4's Thought for the Day

08:27 [Telegraph] BBC wins Christmas Day ratings war, as Mrs Brown's Boys beats Downton

08:27 [Telegraph] 'More Ford Escort than Aston Martin': former head of MI5 reveals real life behind James Bond

08:27 [Telegraph] Flood warnings issued as rain returns

08:27 [Telegraph] Cyber terrorism is 'biggest threat to aircraft'

08:29 [The Independent] New Zealand rescuers find mountain body in search for British hiker

08:32 [Voice of America] VOA News: Okinawa Governor Approves Plan to Relocate US Marine Base

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Mild and mellifluous

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Alternative law proposed to curb communal violence

08:35 [NPR] Police File To Be Released On Newtown Shooting

08:37 [The Hindu - News] Nine-day Kannada Sahitya Ratha tour from Saturday

08:40 [BBC: Health] 'Doctors said Joshua had weeks to live'

08:40 [BBC: Health] Roaring trade of Pakistan's street dentists

08:40 [BBC: Health] Solving medical problems online

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Achyuthan to get R.H. Kulkarni Award

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Nexus between CPI(M), quarry mafia: BJP

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Achyuthan to get R.H. Kulkarni Award for excellence in journalism

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Uphold Left values, CPI(M) workers told

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Young artist dabbles in the abstract

08:50 [NPR] Icebound Ship In Antarctica Edges Closer To Rescue

08:50 [NPR] 'Booty Call,' 'Above The Rim' Director Dies At 54

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Rigveda ‘Ghana’ concludes

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Snoopgate inquiry a genuine need: Congress

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Stray cattle pose danger for motorists in Yadgir town

08:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] What people are watching: the top films on Boxing Day

08:55 [The Hindu - News] Jagriti Yatra comes to Kalkeri

09:00 [The Independent] Islamophobia: Surge revealed in anti-Muslim hate crimes

09:01 [The Hindu - News] Ordinance may affect Thiruvananthapuram city master plan

09:02 [CNN] Feds: 'Knockout' attack was a hate crime

09:03 [Guardian] High winds and heavy rain lash UK and Ireland again

09:04 [Reuters] Large explosion rocks Beirut, unknown number of casualties

09:06 [Pravda] Opera singer suggests 'anti-gay' law should be revised

09:07 [The Hindu - News] Team to study Vizhinjam rail link

09:10 [Reuters] China media condemns Japan PM for paying homage to "devils"

09:11 [CNET News] Crave giveaway: LG 42-inch LCD TV

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Six cease to be Senate members

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Rs.136-crore projects at Sabarimala

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Community college to come up at Attingal

09:14 [Voice of America] Large Explosion Rocks Beirut

09:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Wildlife 'thrived' in hot summer

09:18 [The Hindu - News] More teeth for Lok Ayukta: Chandy

09:22 [The Hindu - News] No legal backing for VACB: Sibi Mathews

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Life term for Spanish national rape case accused

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Railways transfer Divisional Managers

09:24 [Slashdot] First 3D Printed Liver Expected In 2014

09:24 [Truthdig] Celebrating the End of the Fake ‘War on Christmas’

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Congress candidates to be named early: Ramesh Chennithala

09:26 [The Hindu - News] UDF liaison committee meeting on January 3

09:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Australia's sizzling start begins to fizzle

09:29 [Telegraph] Watch these paragliders skim over a Scottish loch

09:30 [NPR] Can A Fruit Fly Help Explain Autism?

09:30 [NPR] Marines: Most Female Recruits Don't Meet New Pullup Standard

09:30 [NPR] The Number 6 Says It All About The Rollout

09:32 [Voice of America] VOA News: Large Explosion Rocks Beirut

09:32 [Deutsche Welle] Icebreakers on way to stricken science vessel

09:38 [Voice of America] Car Bomb Rocks Beirut, Former Minister Targeted

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Biju Janata Dal willing to become part of third front?

09:40 [NPR] Facing Big Changes, Anxious Afghans Hope For The Best In 2014

09:40 [NPR] Recalling His Inspiration, A Neurosurgeon Thanks A Teacher

09:42 [The Hindu - News] NHRC directs compensation to 13 students

09:42 [The Hindu - News] CNG rate increase due to court orders: IGL

09:42 [The Hindu - News] Mohanty panel serves notice on State

09:47 [Deutsche Welle] In Berlin, not every theater has a stage

09:50 [] Deadly blast rocks Lebanese capital, kills former minister

09:52 [CNN] Report: Lebanese official Chatah assassinated by car bomb

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Parties, journalist associations seek arrested Indian’s release

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Muzaffarnagar camps: 30 families booked for illegal stay

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Huge explosion rocks Lebanese capital

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Diplomat arrest row: New envoy Jaishankar meets top US officials

09:54 [Voice of America] Car Bomb Rocks Beirut, Former Minister Assassinated

09:55 [CNN] Extreme weather leaves 200k without power, 19 dead in U.S. and Canada

10:02 [Deutsche Welle] Deadly bomb blast rocks Beirut city center

10:03 [The Hindu - News] Thai army chief urges calm in political dispute

10:05 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Norway's 'Slow TV' attracts viewers

10:05 [Guardian] UN agency says bill will lead to ethnic profiling

10:05 [Guardian] UK anti-Muslim hate crime soars, police figures show

10:08 [Voice of America] Car Bomb Rocks Beirut, Former Minister Assassinated

10:12 [Reuters] Beirut bomb kills anti-Assad Lebanese former minister, at least 4 others

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Former Minister among 5 killed in Lebanon bombing

10:15 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 27 December 2013

10:16 [Topix Activism News] Starkman: At ABC6, Seeking the Line Between Activism, Journalism

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Saudi Arabia reports 1 more death from new virus

10:17 [The Independent] Arctic 30 heading home after being cleared under Putin amnesty

10:21 [The Hindu - News] National Police Academy set to have first woman boss

10:21 [The Hindu - News] New virus claims one more life in Saudi Arabia

10:22 [Deutsche Welle] German companies found not liable in apartheid case

10:28 [CNN] Killed: Lebanon's Chatah a friend of U.S., enemy of Hezbollah

10:30 [Voice of America] Reuters: Thai Government Seeks Military Help to Protect Polls

10:32 [Telegraph] Beirut car bomb kills former finance minister

10:33 [The Hindu - News] Cambodian police clash with striking garment workers

10:33 [The Hindu - News] MERS claims one more life in Saudi Arabia

10:34 [CNN: Money] 8 disappearing tax breaks

10:39 [BBC: Education] Jobs for young passes 10,000 mark

10:39 [Fox News: politics] Lawmakers, veterans groups push to restore military benefits

10:40 [] Israeli schools gain autonomy over what theater shows pupils see

10:41 [Reuters] Beirut bomb kills anti-Assad Lebanese former minister, at least four others

10:43 [The Hindu - News] Why are contemporary public buildings bereft of creative design?

10:44 [Voice of America] Reuters: China Sends Envoy to South Sudan to Push Peace Talks

10:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gimme shelter? Not for $1000

10:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Man charged over fatal crash on M1

10:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Piranha attack injures 70

10:46 [Guardian] Car bomb kills senior aide to ex-Lebanon PM Saad Hariri

10:47 [New Internationalist] Malaria battles in Sierra Leone

10:48 [Telegraph] Pussy Riot members arrive in Moscow after early release from prison

10:48 [The Independent] Official: Government to stop using premium rate 0845 lines to access key public services

10:48 [The Independent] Italian distributor apologises for 12 Years A Slave posters

10:49 [The Hindu - News] A home in another city

10:51 [Slate Magazine] Corrections

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Policeman killed in Bangladesh violence

10:53 [Deutsche Welle] Jamaicans are turning plastic 'scandal' bags into gems

10:56 [Voice of America] US Condemns Attack on Ukrainian Journalists, Activists

10:56 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

11:00 [The Hindu - News] Dismembered body of man found in Bandipur forests sparks apprehension of Tiger attack

11:00 [The Hindu - News] Purified, naturally

11:00 [The Hindu - News] NALCO bags “excellent” MoU score

11:01 [CBC: politics] Senate scandal tested federal political leaders in 2013

11:01 [BBC: Technology] Cheques to be paid in via smartphone

11:02 [Guardian] Bus driver impaled by metal spike in crash

11:04 [Telegraph] Airline glitch gives passengers bargain flights

11:04 [The Hindu - News] ‘File-burning’ proof of corruption: Kejriwal

11:04 [The Hindu - News] Can steel be made obsolete in construction?

11:04 [The Independent] Official: Government to stop using premium rate 0845 lines to access key public services

11:04 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Condemns Attack on Ukrainian Journalists, Activists

11:07 [Fin24 News] SA firm in $400m Harare roads deal

11:07 [BBC: Technology] The technology year

11:10 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Santa rally may run out of puff

11:10 [The Hindu - News] The year that was...

11:10 [The Hindu - News] ‘File-burning’ proof of corruption: Kejriwal

11:11 [BBC: Science & Environment] Stuck Antarctic ship close to rescue

11:16 [Voice of America] Okinawa Governor Approves Plan to Relocate US Marine Base

11:18 [Telegraph] British Greepeace activists leave Russia

11:20 [The Independent] British adventurer Maria Leijerstam achieves world first by cycling to South Pole

11:20 [The Hindu - News] New envoy seeks withdrawal of charges against Devyani

11:21 [Reuters] China media condemns Japan PM for paying homage to 'devils'

11:21 [Reuters] Anti-Assad Lebanese ex-minister killed in Beirut bomb

11:25 [] Iran says it is developing new centrifuges

11:26 [Guardian] Nicole Kidman: 'I try never to be governed by fear'

11:26 [CNN: Money] World's best economies in 2013

11:27 [Big Think] Johannes Kepler on the Earth

11:27 [Fin24 News] Champagne sales losing sparkle

11:28 [Deutsche Welle] German deficit found rising in first nine months of the year

11:31 [Fin24 News] No sparkle in champagne sales

11:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Hersh: Beirut Explosion Kills Former Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah, 4 Others

11:34 [Telegraph] Pakistan Idol's Simon Cowell angers TV viewers

11:34 [Telegraph] Car bomb kills aide to Lebanese Prime Minister in Beirut

11:34 [Telegraph] Britain boosts Irish border checks in bid to improve security

11:35 [The Independent] Sin City cab driver hands in $300,000 left on his backseat

11:35 [The Independent] Miley Cyrus hits back at Joe Jonas: ‘If you want to smoke weed, you're going to smoke weed’

11:35 [The Independent] Amateur footballer awaits facial reconstruction after attack when he stepped in to protect woman

11:40 [Voice of America] Afghan Blast Strikes Military Convoy

11:43 [Slashdot] Video Games Charity Raises Over $10 Million

11:45 [The Hindu - News] Govt offers special aircraft to bring Musharraf’s ailing mother

11:46 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

11:50 [BBC: Science & Environment] Ocean currents may solve eel mystery

11:50 [Reuters] Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season

11:53 [Deutsche Welle] Culture Capital Umeå on a mission of growthå-on-a-mission-of-growth/a-17317288?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:55 [New Statesman] Laurie Penny: The 20 best online pieces of 2013

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Sibal accuses BJP of double speak in snooping row

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Ajit Pawar “reimburses” Rs 27 lakh towards bungalow renovation

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Suicide car bomb targets foreign forces in Kabul

11:55 [] Former Lebanese minister Mohamad Chatah killed in Beirut blast

11:56 [Guardian] Python kills Bali security guard outside five-star hotel

12:00 [Voice of America] Bombing in Beirut

12:01 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Pakistan Allows China to Use Karachi as Lab Rats in Nuclear-Energy Experiment

12:04 [Telegraph] Turkey corruption probe 'blocked' as PM digs in

12:04 [Telegraph] Palestinian Authority threatens Israel with The Hague over settlement building

12:05 [Mother Jones] Sochi's "Pizzly Bear": Meet Halfpipe Freeskiing Star Maddie Bowman

12:05 [Mother Jones] This Woman Took Your Picture…From Saturn /files/Brightened%20Day%20the%20Earth%20Smiled630px.jpg

12:05 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 27, 2013 /files/WSAW1227-630_1.jpg

12:05 [Mother Jones] The Outrage Continues: An Alabama Man Who Raped a Teenager Still Won't Do Prison Time Under His New Sentence

12:05 [Mother Jones] The 39 Worst Words, Phrases, and Parts of Speech of 2013

12:06 [Guardian] Okinawa approves relocation of controversial US military base

12:06 [Voice of America] 5 Killed in Indian Bomb Blast

12:08 [Deutsche Welle] NSA surveillance eroded transatlantic trust

12:08 [CNN] China's auto affair drives oil demand

12:15 [The Hindu - News] NUJS official arrested for sexually harassing colleague

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Getting high and haute

12:16 [CNN: Money] Many feel U.S. economy isn't improving

12:20 [Reuters] Foreign convoy attacked in Afghan capital, three dead

12:21 [Telegraph] Stronger pound makes holidays cheaper

12:22 [The Independent] Fresh Prince Of Bel Air producer Jeff Pollack found dead, aged 54

12:24 [Guardian] Arctic 30: five Britons on way home from Russia

12:24 [CNN] Top 10 sporting moments of 2013

12:24 [CNN] Suicide attack in Kabul kills 3 troops

12:26 [Reuters] Thai crisis deepens as army chief hints at intervention

12:26 [Reuters] South Sudan's Kiir to skip Nairobi crisis talks with African leaders

12:27 [Big Think] Why Consciousness Can't Keep Up with Fear

12:29 [The Hindu - News] UP official’s remarks draw BJP, Cong ire

12:30 [Voice of America] Russia Releases Greenpeace Activists From Detention

12:33 [Deutsche Welle] Spanish pensioners find Utopia in sharing

12:33 [Deutsche Welle] Frustration, anger and populism in Europe

12:33 [Fin24 News] No respite with another petrol price hike

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Congress hate campaign against Modi will backfire: BJP

12:36 [The Hindu - News] 3 coalition soldiers killed in Kabul car bombing

12:40 [The Hindu - News] Modi says Gujarat riots shook him to the core

12:40 [Voice of America] Jeff Seldin: Turkish Corruption Scandal Fallout Could Spread Across Region

12:42 [Voice of America] 3 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan Blast

12:46 [NPR] Bomb Blast In Beirut Kills Former Ambassador To U.S.

12:46 [The Hindu - News] The curse of the cliché

12:48 [Deutsche Welle] Young refugees from Africa face up to the challenges of life in Europe

12:48 [Voice of America] Blast Kills 7 at Mogadishu Tea Shop

12:50 [The Hindu - News] Denial of visa to Modi amounts to immature diplomacy: BJP

12:50 [The Hindu - News] For the love of language

12:53 [The Independent] Chinese icebreaker heads to rescue Russian vessel stranded in Antarctica

12:54 [Guardian] 2014 in film preview: romance

12:54 [Voice of America] Thai Army Chief Calls for Restraint, Does Not Rule Out Coup

12:55 [BBC: Entertainment] AUDIO: How MI6 delayed Dame Judi's lunch

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Old stage, new players

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Miscreants slash woman's throat while snatching mobile phone

13:00 [] After court cries foul, non-Haredim in Beit Shemesh cheer for re-election

13:07 [Telegraph] Pickles publishes 'bins bible' to encourage return of weekly rubbish collections

13:10 [Voice of America] 3 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan Blast

13:11 [CNET News] Microsoft's 2014 makeover: It's all up to the next boss

13:11 [CNET News] Military tech in 2014: Lasers, drones, and cyberops

13:13 [Reuters] Turkish court blocks government rule on police disclosing investigations

13:13 [Reuters] Egypt arrests more Brotherhood supporters, more protests anticipated

13:16 [Slate Magazine] The Best Slate Covers of 2013

13:16 [The Hindu - News] A life full of music

13:17 [CNN] Lebanon's Mohamad Chatah, a Hezbollah foe, killed in blast

13:17 [BBC: Entertainment] Neil Gaiman wins Book of the Year

13:21 [Fox News] Rescue near for trapped Antarctic ship /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:21 [Fox News] 'KEEP YOUR PROMISE'Lawmakers, vets groups fight military benefit cuts /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:21 [Fox News] CUT CLASS, LOSE KEYS?Mich. bill would strip truant teens of driver's licenses

13:21 [Fox News] AARON'S LAST WISHBrother leaves $500 tips on cross-country mission

13:21 [Fox News] 'TWEETING' SHARKSGPS-tagged sharks post location to warn swimmers

13:21 [Fox News] UPS, Amazon to reportedly offer refunds after Christmas delivery delays

13:21 [Fox News] 4 dead, 2 injured in southern Louisiana shootings

13:21 [Fox News] Japanese governor approves relocation of US base

13:21 [Fox News] Power may not come back for days in parts of US, Canada after deadly ice storm

13:21 [Fox News] Citizens launch armed patrols after sheriff cuts- Local courts reviving 'debtors' prison' for overdue fines

13:21 [Fox News] FOX NEWS POLL: Christie, Clinton on top in 2016 preference test

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Controversial US airbase in Okinawa gets green light

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Morsi supporter killed in Cairo clashes

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Clear constellations reward those who gaze to the sky

13:23 [Telegraph] Snake kills security guard at Bali luxury hotel

13:23 [Telegraph] Blackouts continue amid fresh storms

13:23 [Telegraph] Bargain-hunters brave bad weather as they return to sales

13:25 [Guardian] Thousands of homes left without power as UK storms continue

13:26 [zero hedge] Euro Surges In A 1.3900 "Digital One Touch" Stop Hunt

13:26 [zero hedge] Overnight Event Summary

13:26 [CNN: Politics] U.S. sending missiles, drones to help Iraq fight al Qaeda

13:26 [CNN: Politics] MacLaine on JFK, the 'Rat Pack' and more

13:27 [Big Think] Want Your Children to be Great at Something? Let Them Fail

13:31 [] State to court: Injunction to freeze Infiltration Law will infringe on Knesset's powers

13:31 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Steps to joy

13:35 [Reuters] India seeks possible U.S. tax violations as stand hardens in diplomat row

13:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: FBI Allowed Informants To Commit More Crimes In 2012 Than Year Before

13:38 [Raw Story] Man who oversaw Saddam Hussein’s hanging: ‘The room was full of death’

13:38 [Raw Story] Thousands protest as Okinawa approves long-stalled relocation of ‘dangerous’ U.S. airbase

13:39 [BBC: Technology] Days of the 'bank job' are numbered

13:40 [The Independent] Wonder Woman Gal Gadot hits back at critics calling her 'too skinny' for the role

13:40 [The Independent] Comedienne Joan Rivers takes another swipe at Jennifer Lawrence: ‘She’s been touched up more than a choir boy at the Vatican’

13:40 [The Independent] Beirut bomb blast kills six including anti-Assad ex-minister

13:40 [Fox News: politics] Not for rent: Homeowners battle Minn. city’s restrictions on rental property

13:41 [Guardian] Iran's nuclear chief says uranium enrichment is progressing

13:41 [NPR] VIDEO: Rescuers Are Drawing Near To Ship Stuck In Antarctic

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Dal as you’ll like it!

13:43 [Deutsche Welle] German carmaker Audi eyes record investments in model range

13:43 [Raw Story] Britain to overtake France and Germany by 2030 as Europe’s biggest economy, study says

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Rai time to travel

13:45 [The Hindu - News] US has adopted myopic stance over Modi: Jaitely

13:51 [The Hindu - News] When the going gets tough...

13:53 [Reuters] Israel plans 1,400 more West Bank settlement homes, official says

13:53 [CNN] Escape from teen stardom: The year in pop transitions

13:55 [The Hindu - News] LS Polls: EC holds consultative meeting in TN

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Identity proof compulsory to enter Taj Mahal mosque on Fridays

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Life as art

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Childhood melody

13:56 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 27

13:58 [Raw Story] Freed Pussy Riot member wants Putin out: ‘We’d still like to do what they put us in jail for’

14:00 [CNN: Entertainment] The year of escape from teen stardom

14:00 [CNN: Entertainment] Top 10 stories of 2013

14:00 [CNN: Entertainment] Readers' fav books of 2013

14:00 [CNN: Entertainment] Native Americans sue over Bale movie

14:01 [The Hindu - News] Probe Dalit scholar’s arrest: NHRC

14:03 [Disinformation] Climate Change Deniers Backed by Secret Network of Billionaires

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Full of flavour

14:07 [The Hindu - News] When technology gets Scrooged…

14:09 [Guardian] Car bomb kills Mohamad Chatah, aide to ex-PM of Lebanon Saad Hariri

14:10 [Reuters] South Sudan neighbors back president, urge peace talks

14:10 [Pravda] Soviet Union to be recreated by 2025

14:11 [BBC: Also in the news] Kleptomaniac cats' Christmas stash

14:11 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Norway's 'Slow TV' attracts viewers

14:11 [The Independent] Chrissy Teigen’s bad taste Xmas message shows husband John Legend holding her throat

14:11 [Guardian] Thai army chief calls for end to violence but fails to rule out coup

14:11 [NPR] Power's Still Out For Many Across North And Into Canada

14:11 [CNN] Howzat! CNN anchor Piers Morgan faces rapid over from Brett Lee

14:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Water Projects Unify A Divided Congress

14:12 [The Hindu - News] The year of nothing

14:15 [Guardian] Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says uranium enrichment is progressing

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Faithful retainers

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Award to Sri Lankan writer

14:17 [CNN: Politics] Utah to appeal same-sex marriage ruling to Supreme Court

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Chronicle of a tsunami foretold

14:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Looks Ahead To 2014 After Finishing 2013 Business

14:21 [Voice of America] Kenyan President Outlines Broad Plan to Ease South Sudan's Unrest

14:21 [CNN: Health] 7 workout habits you should drop now

14:21 [CNN: Health] Brain-dead girl may be moved to another facility

14:21 [CNN: Health] Dealing with disability in India

14:22 [The Hindu - News] People for the city: Coimbatore Marathon

14:24 [CNN: Health] 7 workout habits to drop now

14:24 [CNN: Health] Family may move brain dead girl

14:25 [CNN: Money] 11 biggest business scandals of 2013

14:25 [CNN: Money] Obamacare is a problem for Democrats

14:25 [CNN: Money] 10 most shocking NSA revelations of 2013

14:25 [Telegraph] Environment Agency: 'More severe weather on the way'

14:26 [The Hindu - News] People for the city: Desilting the Ukkadam Periyakulam

14:26 [The Hindu - News] ‘Take pictures. Good pictures.’

14:26 [NPR] How Michael Bloomberg Became The Most Influential Mayor Of The Century (So Far)

14:26 [CNET News] Nokia purges Here Maps from App Store over iOS 7 issues

14:26 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

14:26 [Slate Magazine] Longform’s Top 10 of 2013

14:26 [zero hedge] Chinese Media Compares Japan PM To "Terrorists And Fascists"; Blasts Abe's Homage To "Devils", Urges Boycott

14:26 [Topix Activism News] Fatal error in 'wedding party' drone strike prompts UN condemnation

14:26 [The Independent] No more rants: Kanye West takes vow of silence for 2014

14:28 [Deutsche Welle] African leaders condemn alleged coup attempt in South Sudan

14:28 [Slashdot] Ford Rolls the Dice With Breakthrough F-150 Aluminum Pickup Truck

14:29 [CNN: Health] Hip hop helps kids fight obesity

14:29 [CNN: Health] "Silver Surfers" taught technologies

14:33 [Deutsche Welle] Pussy Riot call for President Putin's ouster

14:33 [Guardian] Israel Defence Forces deploy 'selfie squad' to improve image

14:37 [CNN: Crime] Feds: 'Knockout' attack was a hate crime

14:37 [CNN: Crime] Philadelphia priest's conviction reversed

14:37 [Voice of America] Blast Kills 8 near Somali Capital

14:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] Can Vermont's Single-Payer System Fix What Ails American Healthcare?

14:39 [Guardian] Israel Defence Forces deploy 'selfie squad' to boost image

14:40 [CNN] Guyana: It takes a village to build a library

14:42 [The Hindu - News] A lifetime of memories

14:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Clay Farris Naff: Indiana GOP: While Banning Gay Relationships, Why Not Enact White Supremacy, Too?

14:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: After Newtown, Building A Stronger System Of Mental Health Services

14:44 [Fin24 News] E-tolls, strikes dominate business news

14:46 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra should reconsider Adarsh report: Rahul

14:49 [Financial Times] ‘Common Man’ takes charge in New Delhi

14:51 [CNN] Rediscovering love: My 6-year-old and her quadriplegic dad

14:52 [The Hindu - News] Music spectrum of 2013

14:53 [Guardian] Chinese media attacks Japan's Shinzo Abe for visit to Yasukuni shrine

14:55 [Telegraph] Pussy Riot: Khodorkovsky should replace Putin as president

14:55 [Telegraph] Three NATO personnel killed in Kabul suicide car bomb

14:56 [Reuters] World powers and Iran to resume expert nuclear talks on December 30

14:56 [zero hedge] US 10Y Yield Hits 3.019% - Highest Since July 2011

14:56 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Only Leverage We Have Is Extreme Frugality

14:57 [CNN: Living] These stories got women fired up in 2013

14:57 [The Independent] Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

14:57 [The Independent] Anti-Japan protests spread in China and South Korea

14:58 [The Hindu - News] Fun unlimited

14:59 [CNN: Living] Love returns after Christmas tragedy

14:59 [CNET News] Samsung revs up wireless charging cover for Galaxy Note 3

15:01 [The Hindu - News] BJP waiting and watching AAP

15:01 [] Gaza's only power plant shuts down over fuel shortage

15:01 [] As 2014 dawns, Israel keeps a nervous eye on regional jihadist groups

15:01 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

15:01 [BBC: Entertainment] TV producer Allan McKeown dies

15:03 [Disinformation] Majority Of Americans Say They Do Not Trust Scientists

15:03 [Raw Story] Shifting Obamacare deadlines are giving the insurance industry fits

15:05 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nobel prizes are for 'best of best'

15:06 [NPR] Okinawa Governor OKs Plan To Relocate U.S. Base

15:07 [The Hindu - News] AAP will fall under its own contradictions: BJP

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Pak govt offers special aircraft to bring Musharraf’s ailing mother

15:07 [Guardian] Cardiff City sack Malky Mackay

15:11 [Voice of America] Freed Russian Punk Musicians to Work for Prisoners' Rights

15:11 [NPR] Three NATO Personnel Killed By Bombing In Afghanistan

15:13 [The Independent] Malky Mackay sacked: Cardiff City confirmed the Scot has been dismissed following the 3-0 defeat to Southampton

15:18 [CNN: Money] The biggest sports deals of 2013

15:18 [CNN: Entertainment] Miley's controversial video

15:18 [Raw Story] California church protests violence by adding Trayvon Martin to Nativity scene

15:21 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

15:21 [CNN] How a cow could kill you: Antibiotic guidelines fail to protect public

15:21 [CNN] Extreme weather leaves 200,000 without power, 19 dead in U.S., Canada

15:22 [CNN: Travel] Best alternative New Year's Eve parties

15:23 [Voice of America] Russia Releases Greenpeace Activists From Detention

15:23 [The Hindu - News] No question of protecting anybody: Rahul

15:24 [CNN: Travel] Friends take December trip together for 20 years

15:25 [Slashdot] Internet Commenting Growing Away From Anonymity

15:26 [CNN] Best alternative NYE parties

15:27 [BBC: Technology] Classic 70s and 80s games go online

15:28 [Telegraph] François Hollande 'in denial' over France's unemployment

15:28 [Telegraph] World news pictures of the year 2013: part 4

15:31 [The Hindu - News] South Sudan govt agrees to end hostilities

15:31 [Slate Magazine] Under the Greenland Ice

15:31 [Guardian] Gun rampage in southern Louisiana leaves four dead including shooter

15:32 [Big Think] You're Being Absurd! Two Powerful Tools for Philosophical Argumentation

15:33 [CNN: Health] Opinion: New antibiotic guidelines still fail to protect public

15:35 [zero hedge] Gold & Silver Are Jumping And WTI Crude Breaks $100

15:35 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: Worst. Loan Creation. Ever

15:36 [CNET News] Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 tablet potentially pops up on FCC site

15:37 [Truthout] The GOP's Growing Divide

15:37 [Guardian] South Sudan: more than 120,000 flee fighting

15:38 [The Progressive] Inequality in America: How bad is it?

15:41 [Fox News: politics] States retaliate against ObamaCare website developers, halt payments

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Sweet smell of sandalwood

15:42 [Reuters] Turkish court delivers rebuff to embattled Erdogan

15:44 [Telegraph] Pussy Riot: we won't stop activism

15:44 [Telegraph] Festive parents serve alcohol to children as young as six

15:48 [Raw Story] ‘Suspicious’ KKK flyers found in Chicago suburb: ‘The Klan is awake!’

15:49 [Guardian] Abbas Khan: coroner hears Syrian account of British doctor's death

15:51 [] Syrian troops ambush, kill dozens of rebels

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Art on your plate

15:52 [CNN: Money] Stocks still going strong

15:55 [] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Anti-Assad Politician Chatah /sites/

15:56 [Slate Magazine] Our Favorite Gabfest Segments of the Year

15:57 [Truthout] Naughty and Nice

15:57 [Truthout] Low-S

15:58 [The Hindu - News] Where the roots rise

16:00 [CNN] South Sudan government agrees in principle to ceasefire

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Eclectic hues

16:03 [Disinformation] Root Canals Can Lead to Heart, Kidney, Bone, and Brain Disease (And Cancer?)

16:04 [BBC: Entertainment] Film posters dropped over race bias

16:04 [CNN] 'Game of Thrones' retains crown as most pirated TV show

16:05 [Reuters] Two killed in Egyptian clashes after prayers

16:05 [zero hedge] Turkish Stocks, Bonds, Lira Collapse As Erdogan Fires Prosecutor, Asks "Who He Works For?"

16:06 [Guardian] Chinese ship breaks through ice in Antarctic rescue mission

16:06 [Guardian] NHS apologises for 'inexcusable failings' at centre for rape victims

16:06 [BBC: Also in the news] Bumper booze haul at border crossing

16:07 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Game of Thrones' most pirated TV show

16:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Year of escape from teen stardom

16:07 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Belieb' it or not Justin says he's done

16:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Native Americans sue over movie

16:07 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Game of Thrones' retains crown as most pirated TV show

16:08 [The Hindu - News] Icons up close

16:08 [The Hindu - News] Pak foreign policy aims at peace: Sharif

16:09 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 27, 2013

16:09 [] Democracy Now!: U.S. Rushes Weapons to Iraq Amidst Bloody Sectarian Conflict Set Off by 2003 Invasion

16:09 [] Democracy Now!: Occupy Offshoot Urges Wall Street to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis

16:09 [] Democracy Now!: How Can the Philippines Recover From Typhoon Haiyan While Forced to Pay Off Ex-Dictator's Old Debt?

16:11 [CNN: Politics] Do-nothing? More like 'wasted-time' Congress

16:11 [CNN: Politics] 2013 takeaways: Rich got richer

16:11 [CNN: Politics] A white mayor for 'the chocolate city'?

16:12 [The Hindu - News] Rushes

16:12 [The Hindu - News] Ajit Jogi to take break from electoral politics

16:14 [Telegraph] One dead as Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash with police

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Chinese all the way

16:14 [The Hindu - News] A sip, a story

16:14 [The Independent] Homeless Roma threatened by eviction from a former ice factory in Germany

16:18 [CNN: Living] Suspended after hugging teacher?

16:19 [CNET News] Lost Dogecoins: Cryptocurrency goes missing

16:19 [CNET News] Apple conjures up 'Once Upon a Time' pilot for free

16:21 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

16:21 [zero hedge] Spot The Odd One Out

16:22 [The Hindu - News] Chef’s Corner: Saransh Goila - Warmth of broth

16:23 [Canadian Dimension] Crimes against Canada’s homeless

16:24 [The Hindu - News] Pink of health

16:28 [Truthout] Ted Mitchell, Education Dept. Nominee, Has Strong Ties to Pearson, Privatization Movement

16:28 [Disinformation] Red Ice Insight – Pirate Bay Co-Founder In Solitary Confinement

16:28 [The Hindu - News] Game, set and life

16:28 [The Hindu - News] A pictorial journey

16:28 [The Hindu - News] TV to theatre

16:28 [Reuters] Ukraine police allege opposition ties to reporter's attackers

16:29 [Voice of America] Reuters: France May Ban Black Comedian for Hate Speech

16:30 [Guardian] Ex-Stasi staff still work at archives of East Germany's former secret police

16:30 [The Independent] Tycoon Robert Wilson gives away $800million fortune before jumping to death in suicide bid

16:31 [NPR] The Price Is Wrong And You Know It: Do You Buy That Ticket?

16:31 [CNN] Chinese ice breaker stalls but in sight of stranded ship

16:32 [Big Think] How DNA Sequencing Technologies Will Change Prenatal Testing

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Between the lines

16:33 [Slashdot] Neural Net Learns Breakout By Watching It On Screen, Then Beats Humans

16:34 [The Hindu - News] The show goes on

16:36 [CNN: Money] The 2014 fragrance forecast

16:36 [CNN: Money] Tech job forecast for 2014: Hot, and getting hotter

16:37 [Financial Times] Ex-MI5 chief predicts Snowden amnesty

16:38 [Truthout] Populism Rising?

16:38 [The Hindu - News] Janam, forever

16:38 [The Hindu - News] The show goes on - differently!

16:38 [Raw Story] How safe are your cherished memories stored online? Not very, experts warn

16:39 [Voice of America] South Sudan's Government Commits to Ceasefire

16:39 [Financial Times] Beirut blast kills Lebanese ex-minister

16:42 [Guardian] South Sudan government agrees to ceasefire as 120,000 flee fighting

16:44 [Telegraph] Rome's most famous opera house under threat

16:44 [Telegraph] South Sudan government agrees truce with opposition

16:46 [NPR] 2013 Was The Year Every New Ag-Gag Bill Failed

16:46 [Slate Magazine] The Greatest Magazine Ever Published

16:46 [Slate Magazine] Slate Illustrated, 2013

16:51 [zero hedge] 13 Data Milestones For 2013

16:51 [CNN] South Sudan government agrees in principle to cease-fire

16:52 [CBC: politics] South Sudan violence forces Canada to withdraw staff

16:54 [Truthout] Italy's "Slow Food" Pioneer: How My Love for Food Ripened Into a Life's Work

16:55 [] Thousands Protest New Air Base After Okinawa Switch /sites/

16:55 [] UN States Unanimously Agree: Even the Walls Have Ears /sites/

16:55 [Voice of America] Yasolo Oketa James: South Sudan Unrest Sees Food, Fuel, Phone Airtime Run Short

16:57 [Reuters] South Sudan's Kiir wins regional backing, rebels driven from town

16:58 [Deutsche Welle] Three NATO soldiers killed in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul

17:01 [Voice of America] Andrew Green: Heavy Fighting in South Sudan Oil State

17:02 [New Statesman] The rules for being Walter Mitty

17:04 [Truthout] Could We Make Opposition to Iran War Obligatory for Blue State Democrats?

17:04 [Guardian] Tax exemption for public access to treasured artworks is 'a racket'

17:08 [The Progressive] Bhutto's Children Enter Pakistani Politics

17:08 [CNN] Extreme weather leaves 200,000 without power, 20 dead in U.S., Canada

17:09 [Raw Story] Occupy Madison builds first house in planned eco-village for the homeless

17:11 [Voice of America] 3 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan Blast

17:11 [NPR] Indian Nationalist Leader Says Violence Shook Him To The Core

17:12 [CNN] Chinese icebreaker stalled en route to stranded ship

17:12 [CNN] CDC: More states reporting widespread flu

17:14 [Raw Story] India shocked and disgusted again after 20-year-old woman gang-raped on Christmas Eve

17:14 [Raw Story] Audi to invest $30 billion in new technology

17:14 [Raw Story] Top India Bitcoin operator ‘’ halts trade after bank warning

17:14 [CNN] 7 workout habits you should drop now

17:15 [Fin24 News] 95-octane petrol hits record high

17:16 [The Independent] Labour minister Mary Creagh attacks Thomas the Tank Engine over lack of female characters

17:16 [The Independent] Obituaries: Those who left us in 2013

17:16 [Telegraph] David Cameron ambushed on flood visit

17:19 [CNN] Cardiff sack Malky Mackay after fall-out with Malaysian owner

17:19 [CNN: Health] Knee surgery not helpful for some

17:19 [CNN: Health] CDC: More states reporting widespread flu

17:19 [Fox News] 2013's global newsmakers

17:19 [Fox News] Expect this on cruises in 2014

17:19 [Fox News] Awful celebrity nude shots

17:19 [Fox News] Whoa! Miley's raciest vid yet?

17:19 [Fox News] Cowboys QB donates salary

17:19 [Fox News] 'Fresh' producer found dead

17:19 [Fox News] GPS forecast earthquake

17:19 [Fox News] New Alzheimer's discovery

17:19 [Fox News] Certifiable or famous?

17:19 [CNET News] Which apps take the biggest bite out of your data plan?

17:20 [Fox News] Widow who dropped ring into Salvation Army kettle identified

17:20 [Fox News] 60-year-old woman gives birth to twin girls

17:20 [Fox News] US 'disappointed' by Japanese PM's visit to war shrine

17:20 [Fox News] Study: Fracking saves water and prevents droughts

17:20 [Fox News] Police file on Newtown school shooting to be released - LAX shooting suspect pleads not guilty

17:20 [Fox News] Python strangles man to death at luxury hotel on Bali

17:20 [CNN: Technology] The top 10 tech 'fails' of 2013

17:23 [Fin24 News] SA stocks rise on global rally

17:24 [Truthout] Occupy Offshoot Urges Wall Street to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis

17:26 [zero hedge] Indian Bitcoin Exchanges Halted As Government Shifts Capital Control Attention Away From Gold

17:27 [CBC: politics] GG David Johnston's New Year's message about helping others

17:29 [Slashdot] Battlefield 4 Banned In China

17:29 [Fin24 News] Rand slides to 3-week lows

17:32 [Big Think] What's in a Fossil? The Playbook for Our Future as a Species

17:32 [Big Think] New Years: A time for a little evidence based self-evaluation (CC: Boris Johnson)

17:33 [Deutsche Welle] Greece eager to enhance image as EU president

17:34 [Raw Story] Gaza’s sole power plant shuts down again due to a lack of fuel

17:34 [Truthout] Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes

17:35 [CNN] NFL's Detroit Lions sign United States rugby sevens star Carlin Isles

17:38 [Deutsche Welle] Unrest in Thailand, 'both sides unwilling to talk'

17:38 [Deutsche Welle] Novak Djokovic wins in front of new coach Boris Becker

17:38 [Guardian] Arctic 30: five Britons arrive back in UK from Russia

17:38 [zero hedge] Relaxing Oil Export Ban is Bad News for US Consumers

17:38 [zero hedge] Relaxing Oil Export Ban is Bad News for US Consumers

17:39 [Raw Story] Six more Greenpeace activists leave Russia

17:39 [Raw Story] Indian man jailed for life for raping Spanish student at knifepoint

17:39 [Raw Story] Indiana anti-choice law drives Ft. Wayne’s only abortion provider out of town

17:41 [Fox News: politics] Federal judge rules NSA data collection legal

17:43 [The Progressive] Amnesty International Slams Latest Evictions in Haiti

17:44 [] 2014 Security Risks In Eurasia: The Experts Weigh In

17:45 [Truthout] Taksim Square Protesters Charged With Terrorism, Attempting Coup

17:46 [CNN] Quiz: Female authors who turned the pages of history

17:46 [CNN] The top tech stories of 2013

17:46 [NPR] PHOTO: Saturn's Holiday Closeup

17:47 [The Independent] Video: Baby beat boxes with her uncle

17:47 [The Independent] Sharks on Twitter: Australian scientists use transmitters to warn bathers of dangerous fish

17:47 [The Independent] Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane wins Book of the Year 2013

17:48 [Reuters] U.S. judge says NSA phone data program is lawful

17:50 [CNN] Three dead in Egypt clashes

17:50 [CNN] The top 10 tech stories of 2013

17:50 [Guardian] Northern Ireland sectarian intimidation drives hundreds from their homes

17:50 [Guardian] Facebook 'dead and buried to teens', research finds

17:52 [Slate Magazine] The Return of History

17:52 [Slate Magazine] Mayo-phobia

17:53 [Canadian Dimension] Precarious workers or satisfied customers? A fine line for giant retailers

17:54 [CNET News] Relax in this $30,000 'Star Trek' Enterprise basement

17:55 [Reuters: politics] U.S. judge says NSA phone data program is lawful

17:57 [Voice of America] The Photos of Dorothea Lange

18:00 [Guardian] Northern Ireland intimidation drives hundreds from their homes

18:02 [Guardian] Reports of damp soar in social housing as residents avoid turning on heating

18:02 [CNET News] HTC employees indicted for leaking trade secrets

18:03 [The Independent] Veteran told he had three months to live after World War II celebrates his 100th birthday

18:03 [The Independent] Video: David Cameron on flood defences

18:03 [The Independent] David Blunkett calls for satirical TV shows such as Mock the Week to face tighter regulation

18:03 [Deutsche Welle] Martin Kobler: German pacifist fights rebels in DRC

18:03 [Disinformation] William Blake’s Super-Trippy Illustrations For ‘Paradise Lost’

18:04 [Fin24 News] Adcock battle sees another twist

18:06 [straight] Geek Speak: Jenn Lowther, chief strategist at Indaba Digital /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/jennlowther.jpg

18:06 [CNN: Money] B-school Dean of the Year: Rotman's Roger Martin

18:07 [CNN] 5 things we learned from the new Miley Cyrus interview

18:07 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Lebanese Critic of Syria

18:08 [Deutsche Welle] Martin Kobler: a German pacifist fights Congo rebels

18:09 [Raw Story] Russia buries AK-47 creator Mikhail Kalashnikov in new ‘pantheon’ for heroes

18:10 [Fin24 News] Another twist in Adcock battle

18:11 [CNET News] First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'

18:15 [Truthout] Arizona's Tenacious Laws Against Sex Workers

18:16 [Reuters] U.S. judge upholds NSA phone surveillance program

18:16 [Fox News] FATAL DIVING ACCIDENT Florida dad, son die testing Christmas presents

18:16 [Fox News] 68 TRAPPED AT SEA Rescuers race to ship stuck in Antarctic ice /i/redes/icon-video.gif

18:16 [Fox News] PROPERTY RIGHTS FIGHT Homeowners battle Minn. city's renting crackdown

18:16 [Fox News] CLASH OF OPINIONS: Judge rulesNSA spying legal, not 'Orwellian'

18:16 [Fox News] PAYMENT FREEZE States retaliate against ObamaCare site developers

18:19 [Truthdig] Carbon Market Looks a Little Livelier

18:22 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

18:22 [CNN: Money] How iOS users outspent Android on Christmas day

18:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. judge upholds NSA phone surveillance program

18:26 [Electronic Intifada] African refugees defy desert cold, Israeli internment in march for freedom

18:27 [Reuters] South Sudan's Kiir gets regional backing, army says wins back oil town

18:27 [Voice of America] The Study of Plant Evolution

18:31 [Topix Activism News] Defiant Greenpeace activists return from Russia

18:32 [Big Think] A Close Encounter with the Martian Moon

18:32 [Slashdot] Apple Again Seeks Ban On 20+ Samsung Devices In US

18:33 [Telegraph] Beirut car bomb kills anti-Assad former finance minister

18:33 [Deutsche Welle] Hannover sack coach Mirko Slomka

18:34 [Raw Story] Why non-believers need rituals too

18:34 [Raw Story] New York judge rules mass NSA phone metadata surveillance is lawful

18:35 [The Hindu - News] Pussy Riot to drop brand

18:35 [The Hindu - News] Rethink Adarsh decision: Rahul

18:35 [Fox News: politics] Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

18:37 [Financial Times] IMF’s Lipton says Japan on target

18:37 [Financial Times] Cuban doctors fill the gap in Brazil

18:38 [CNET News] Judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal, dismisses ACLU suit

18:39 [The Hindu - News] China offers freebie in strategic push

18:40 [Financial Times] Billionaire calls for California split

18:42 [CNN] Roger Federer recruits former legend Stefan Edberg to revive his fortunes

18:44 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] SOUTH SUDAN: Violence Limiting Ability to Treat People in Malakal and Lankien

18:45 [CNN: Politics] NSA gets win in court over bulk data collection

18:50 [The Independent] Video: UK weather - 'floods returning to normal'

18:50 [The Independent] Snowden v Bowie v … Kate Nash? The battle of the alternative Christmas message

18:50 [The Independent] Iran nuclear chief: Country is pressing ahead with uranium enrichment

18:50 [The Independent] Edward Snowden could be offered a deal by the American government, claims former MI5 head

18:50 [The Independent] Anton Chekhov's Sakhalin Island to be brought to life on stage by British neuroscientist

18:51 [NPR] Judge Rules That NSA Collection Of Phone Data Is Lawful

18:53 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Price of Oil Hits $100 a Barrel

18:54 [Fox News] Man in custody battle kills 4 in shooting rampage- NY mom says daughter, cousin murdered in Jamaica

18:55 [] US Judge Deems NSA Phone Surveillance Lawful

18:57 [CNN: Crime] Hunt for cop-killer suspect goes nationwide

18:59 [The Hindu - News] NHRC asks U.P. government to inquire into Kanwal Bharti’s arrest

18:59 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai thief gets life term for raping Spanish woman

19:03 [CNET News] Target: Encrypted PINs stolen but not encryption key

19:03 [CNN: Entertainment] 5 things we learned from the new Miley Cyrus interview

19:04 [Raw Story] ‘Detective of the Year’ pleads guilty to secretly videotaping his nude stepdaughter

19:06 [The Independent] Snowden v Bowie v … Kate Nash? The battle of the alternative Christmas message

19:06 [The Independent] Smythson CEO Andy Janowski to leave after the birth of his twins

19:06 [The Independent] Five British members of the 'Arctic 30' return to Britain and vow to continue the campaign

19:07 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan reaching out to all: Nawaz Sharif

19:09 [Truthdig] Obama Signs NDAA, Maintaining Indefinite Detention Provision

19:11 [Guardian] UK's second major storm in days leaves thousands of homes without power

19:11 [CNET News] CES 2014 Gaming preview: Gaining Steam

19:11 [NPR] Target: Encrypted Data Were Taken, But Not The Key To Unlock

19:11 [NPR] Concussions May Increase Alzheimer's Risk, But Only For Some

19:13 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish court rebuffs embattled PM Erdogan as more lawmakers quit

19:13 [Canadian Dimension] Mass revolts against democracy

19:15 [Mother Jones] Friday Cat Blogging - 27 December 2013 /files/blog_domino_2013_12_27.jpg

19:17 [The Hindu - News] UGC extends deadline on accreditation

19:17 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal questions CNG price hike

19:21 [Telegraph] Greenpeace activists 'relieved' to be home

19:21 [Telegraph] Former stockbroker died in flooded stream

19:21 [The Independent] Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu joins battle against mafia in the media

19:21 [The Independent] Mass graves discovered in Central African Republic as bodies pile up in streets

19:21 [The Independent] US health companies accused over jump in 'hospice survivors'

19:21 [The Independent] Video: UK weather - David Cameron visits flood-hit Yalding

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Akhilesh asks officials to be cautious while commenting on riot victims

19:24 [Truthdig] Federal Judge Rules NSA Phone Spying Is Legal

19:27 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: A look back at 2013 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/wide/800px-Hugo_Chavez_in_Brazil-1861.jpg

19:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Bangalore short by Rs. 50,000 crore’

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Emulate Dr. Rajkumar: Saroja Devi

19:28 [The Hindu - News] A trip down memory lane

19:28 [The Hindu - News] It was a problem of plenty for cinebuffs

19:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Lucia showed how to market films’

19:28 [The Hindu - News] New Year’s Eve murder of techie still a mystery

19:29 [Raw Story] ‘Church of Francis’ holds funeral for homeless trans woman to remind Christians to show mercy

19:32 [The Hindu - News] The party moves out of city centre

19:32 [Slashdot] US Federal Judge Rules NSA Data Collection Legal

19:33 [The Progressive] Sanders: Republicans Are Destroying Jobs By Cutting Unemployment

19:33 [Disinformation] Fun Facts About ‘The Exorcist’ On Its Fortieth Anniversary

19:33 [Voice of America] Rescue Vessel Should Reach Trapped Ship in Antarctic on Saturday

19:34 [Fox News: politics] DOJ charges 'knockout game' suspect with hate crime -- why now?

19:34 [CNN] Python kills security guard in Bali

19:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Arensmeyer: Policymaker to-Do List for 2014: Fortify Small Business and Middle Class

19:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: Obama's Vacation Is Boring, Here's How He Could Spice It Up

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Piranha attack leaves dozens injured in Argentina

19:37 [The Independent] Salva Kiir wins regional backing for South Sudan

19:37 [The Independent] Okinawa approves move for US marine base after 17 years of negotiations

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Agonising wait for relatives of Kannur couple stuck in Karachi

19:38 [The Hindu - News] It was Prince versus Prince

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Python kills security guard near Bali hotel

19:38 [Deutsche Welle] Guzeldere: "No independent judiciary in Turkey"

19:39 [straight] Justin Bieber’s Believe is eye candy for the fans /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_Believe2_2402.jpg

19:39 [Truthdig] No Humbug Here

19:41 [CNN] On Istanbul streets, rage at the government

19:42 [The Hindu - News] Differently abled woman raped in Kolkata

19:42 [The Hindu - News] Miscreants slash woman’s throat in robbery bid

19:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: White House Confident Obamacare Glitches Are A Thing Of The Past

19:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Jonnie R. Williams, CEO Of Company In Bob McDonnell Scandal, Steps Down

19:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Deborah Weinstein: Unemployment Insurance Expires for 1.3 Million: Will Congress Act to Undo the Damage?

19:47 [CNN: Money] Target confirms PIN data stolen in breach

19:47 [CNN: Money] Jobless benefits for 1.3M expire Saturday

19:47 [CNN: Money] TV blackout wars in a quiet period

19:47 [CNN: Money] Turkey corruption crisis slams stocks

19:48 [Voice of America] VOA News: New King of Hot Peppers Crowned

19:48 [The Atlantic: International] Istanbul: the Middle East’s Unlikely Refuge for Exiled Media Moguls

19:48 [The Hindu - News] KLO denies role in Jalpaiguri blast

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Raje to go ahead with Ashok Gehlot’s free medicine scheme

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Bharat Rang Mahotsav from January 4

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Take risks, Parsi youth told

19:49 [Guardian] NSA mass collection of phone data is legal, federal judge rules

19:50 [The Hindu - News] Probe by another panel not proper: Rajnath

19:50 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Friday, 12/27

19:50 [The Atlantic: Technology] Making Virtual Reality Less Virtual

19:52 [The Independent] Steve McQueen: The graphic film-maker who's in the running for an Oscar

19:52 [The Independent] Is Barack Obama’s preference for diplomacy over brute force really the key to Middle East peace?

19:53 [CNET News] For teens, Facebook is 'dead and buried'

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Javadekar seeks apology from Congress

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Pak offers air ambulance for Musharraf’s mother

20:00 [Voice of America] Head Trauma Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Plaques

20:00 [The Hindu - News] AAP wants to bring its version of Jan Lokpal

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Shivraj Chouhan plans to focus on corruption, timely services

20:01 [NPR] Egypt Launches Renewed Crackdown On Muslim Brotherhood

20:02 [CNN] Turkish police fire plastic bullets as anti-government protests rage

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Tejpal’s application dismissed

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Melanie Zurek: Overdose Prevention and Abortion: What's the Connection?

20:06 [The Hindu - News] India keeps up pressure on U.S. diplomats

20:07 [Guardian] David Cameron confronted by angry residents of flooded village

20:07 [Telegraph] Private sector experts called in to improve Whitehall's commercial skills

20:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] The all-rounder of his era

20:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] Why diplomatic immunity matters

20:08 [The Independent] Public anger grows at energy companies' handling of Christmas power cuts crisis

20:08 [The Independent] American directors win right to write new Sherlock Holmes stories without paying a fee to the Conan Doyle's Estate

20:08 [Reuters] Clashes across Egypt leave 3 dead, scores injured

20:08 [The Hindu - News] ‘Meira Kumar has nothing to do with Jagjivan Ram’s memorial bungalow’

20:09 [] Uzbek Dissident Claims Gulnara's Geneva Home Holds National Treasures

20:11 [NPR] Stories Merge As 'Duck Dynasty' Fans Plan 'Chick-Phil-A' Day

20:12 [The Hindu - News] “I will be happy if govt. accepts Adarsh report”

20:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] Legal relief for Mr. Modi

20:14 [The Hindu - News] ESA notification on Western Ghats put on hold

20:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] A taint

20:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] State of AICTE

20:18 [CNN: Crime] NSA gets win in court over bulk data collection

20:18 [CNN] 'Dementia village' inspires new care

20:19 [Financial Times] Family of fugitive banker return to Rome

20:19 [Financial Times] German meat industry stirs debate on pay

20:20 [The Hindu - Opinion] Clean chit to Modi

20:23 [CNN] Judge rules NSA collection of phone records is legal

20:24 [Raw Story] Noam Chomsky: We’re no longer a functioning democracy, we’re really a plutocracy

20:24 [Financial Times] Judge rules NSA surveillance is lawful

20:24 [The Independent] Sir Christopher Curwen: Security services officer

20:24 [The Independent] Ricky Lawson: Musician

20:24 [The Independent] Ron Noades: Football club owner

20:25 [The Hindu - News] A family’s long wait

20:26 [The Hindu - Opinion] The inexplicable silence

20:29 [Guardian] Alps avalanches leave four people dead

20:30 [Reuters] U.S. says Israel plans to release Palestinian prisoners on December 30

20:31 [Topix Activism News] Aclu will appeal Ny Nsa phone surveillance ruling

20:31 [CNET News] Rdio shutters Vdio, aborts video-streaming efforts

20:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] The tide is turning against homophobia

20:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] Building better universities

20:33 [Disinformation] U.S. Federal Judge Rules NSA Phone Surveillance Lawful

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dr. James Ramsey: Kentucky Rivals United in Call for Commitment to Research

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Judge Dismisses ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA, Citing Threat Of Terrorists' 'Bold Jujitsu'

20:34 [Truthdig] What Say the Ducks

20:34 [Truthdig] GOP Inn

20:35 [Slashdot] NASA Could Explore Titan With Squishable 'Super Ball Bot'

20:35 [The Hindu - News] CJM stays flawed bail to U.S. ship crew

20:35 [The Hindu - News] Poverty, corruption disgrace to nation: Karan Singh

20:35 [Guardian] Growing exodus of A&E doctors to Australia adds to strain on NHS

20:35 [Guardian] Taliban claim responsibility as Slovak and American soldiers killed in Kabul

20:36 [CNN] Extreme weather leaves 200,000 without power, 24 dead in U.S., Canada

20:36 [CNN] 70 people injured in Argentine fish attack

20:38 [Voice of America] Beirut Car Bomb Kills Lebanese Critic of Syria

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Rahul’s prescription to check price rise

20:39 [The Hindu - News] India can achieve 7.5-8 per cent growth rate: Montek

20:40 [Telegraph] NSA collection of US phone records 'lawful', judge rules

20:40 [The Independent] Mohamad Chatah - fierce critic of Assad - is murdered in Beirut

20:42 [Slate Magazine] The 2013 Conundrums Gabfest

20:42 [Slate Magazine] Slate’s Most Viral Stories of 2013

20:43 [Fox News: politics] Mining project in hard-hit Ariz. town locked in land dispute with Native American tribe

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Hand over OSR land: Mayor

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Ajit Pawar distances himself from party stand

20:43 [The Hindu - News] "Won’t spare land mafia"

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Chennai Corporation to study conditions in Blue Cross cattle shelters

20:45 [Fox News] 'SAFE AND SECURE': Target says data not compromised despite breach

20:45 [Fox News] 'SABER-RATTLING'? DOJ hate crime charge for 'knockout' hit questioned /i/redes/icon-video.gif

20:45 [Fox News] CLASH OF OPINIONS Judge rules NSA spying legal, not 'Orwellian'

20:45 [Fox News] 4 DEAD, 3 INJURED La. man in shooting spree embroiled in custody battle

20:45 [The Hindu - News] Crime against women on the rise in Cyberabad

20:46 [straight] Concert pic of the morning: Contact 2013 at B.C. Place /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/diplo.jpg

20:48 [The Atlantic: International] Crowdsourcing the Yasukuni Question: From Tokyo to Philadelphia

20:49 [CBC: politics] Alexandre Paul of Greenpeace returns to Montreal today

20:49 [Pravda] Village man builds symbol of 2014 from manure

20:49 [Truthdig] 2014, As Seen from Syria

20:49 [Truthdig] Cutting Up California

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Militant’s body buried as villagers’ claim proves wrong

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Chennai civic body to take action against fertilizer plant

20:53 [The Hindu - News] UGC-NET exam to be held tomorrow

20:53 [The Hindu - News] 7 killed as militant groups clash in Assam

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Latest survey shows a marginal improvement in health indicators

20:53 [CNN] Opinion: Questions to ask for New Year

20:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Byron Kittle: 2013's Biggest Political Blunders

20:54 [Raw Story] McDonald’s dumps repeatedly mocked ‘McResource’ employee advice website

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Timeline of major news stories

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Is there life on Mars? watch this space

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the business year in review: Happy days may be on their way

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Carbon emissions, badger culls and extreme weather made for a terrible year for the environment

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: For most young people, the 'recovery' was anything but

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Don’t hold the front page yet, as the PCC survives and the BBC wobbles on

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: What a contrast between the optimism of the Arab Spring and the dark mood of today's Middle East

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Slowly, the world economy is turning a corner

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: The battle for the 2015 election started two years early

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Barack Obama's new foreign policy marked the birth of a kinder, gentler nation

20:55 [The Independent] 2013 - the year in review: Politics as usual, though we lost Margaret Thatcher and gained Adam Afriyie

20:55 [The Hindu - News] It is a pillar-to-post run for them

20:56 [Voice of America] Reporter Shot After Fleeing Unrest in South Sudan

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Attacks force RTC to alter Shirdi bus route

20:57 [CNET News] Teen, upset at not getting iPhone for Xmas, allegedly pulls knife on dad

20:58 [Reuters: politics] U.S. judge says NSA phone surveillance is lawful

20:59 [Reuters] South Sudan offers olive branch to rebels, releases prisoners

20:59 [Reuters] U.S. judge says NSA phone surveillance is lawful

21:01 [The Hindu - News] 5 killed as SUV rams stationary lorry on ORR

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Across sabhas and cities, fans follow their idols

21:03 [Disinformation] ‘Optogenetics’ Uses Light To Tweak Brain

21:04 [Reuters] Turkish protesters clash with police as supporters cheer Erdogan

21:06 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Judge Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Lawful

21:06 [Financial Times] Trade and tourism fuel new boom in Dubai

21:08 [The Hindu - News] ‘Uyyala Jampala’ strikes a chord with audience

21:08 [The Hindu - News] Five killed in Hyderabad road accident

21:09 [Financial Times] Turkey crisis inflicts pain on markets

21:10 [Telegraph] More than 1,500 people filed tax returns on Christmas Day

21:10 [Financial Times] Treasury yields highest since July 2011

21:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jessica Prois: Occupy Madison Doing For Homeless People What 'Government Won't'

21:13 [CNET News] The 404 Yuletide Mini-sode 2013: Steve Guttenberg takes over (podcast)

21:13 [The Atlantic: National] Is the NSA's Spying Constitutional? It Depends Which Judge You Ask.

21:14 [CNN: Money] Stocks wobble in thin trading

21:14 [Fox News] Deadly ice storm knocks out power in parts of US

21:14 [Fox News] Teen reportedly pulls knife on dad over iPhone gift

21:14 [Fox News] Boy youngest climber ever to summit Western hemisphere's tallest mountain

21:14 [Fox News] Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

21:14 [Fox News] Hospital won't assist in transfer of brain-dead girl

21:14 [Fox News] Honoring a brother's last wish: $500 tips on a cross-country mission

21:14 [Fox News] Top Iranian official calls for direct talks with US

21:14 [Fox News] Icebreakers racing to rescue ship trapped near Antarctica

21:14 [Fox News] Pols, vets groups push to restore military benefits - High-tech weapons take center stage in defense budget

21:14 [Fox News] Mining project in hard-hit Ariz. town locked in land dispute with Native American tribe

21:14 [Fox News] Lebanon bombing kills ex-ambassador to US, 5 others

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Director to crowd-fund his film’s release

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Kiran makes vain bid to convince Rahul

21:20 [Guardian] David Cameron 'must stop pandering to Ukip prejudices'

21:20 [CNN] Connecticut State Police release report on Newtown school shooting

21:21 [NPR] 5 Achievements Of The 113th Congress (So Far)

21:23 [CNET News] Rival sues Airbnb for birdhouse marketing campaign

21:23 [CNET News] The XCAR review of 2013: February

21:26 [Reuters] Israel plans 1,400 more West Bank settlement homes, official says

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Bridge on Krishna river all set to come true

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Give us 30 Lok Sabha seats: Jagan

21:29 [Raw Story] Atheist group saves Christmas for Oklahoma family claiming poor treatment by church

21:29 [Raw Story] Former Stasi officers still employed at archives of East Germany’s secret police

21:30 [The Hindu - News] Botcha fears up to 30 MLAs will defect to other parties

21:30 [] Investigation Reveals Rampant Fraud by Privatized Hospice Groups /sites/

21:32 [The Hindu - News] LS polls: Parties focussing on ‘winnable’ names

21:33 [Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's Kiir government offers ceasefire to Machar rebels

21:35 [CNN] Kobe Bryant Fast Facts

21:38 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Will You Start Your Kids On Classic Games Or Newer Games?

21:38 [The Progressive] Federal Judge: NSA Phone Dragnet is Legal

21:40 [Voice of America] US Federal Judge Upholds NSA Phone Surveillance Program

21:42 [The Hindu - News] JD(S) MLCs stage dharna in front of Siddaramaiah’s office

21:42 [The Hindu - News] Announcement on Yeddyurappa’s re-entry likely in early January

21:42 [The Hindu - News] Agonising wait for relatives of Kannur couple stuck in Karachi

21:42 [CNN] Shinzo Abe Fast Facts

21:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: New York City Losing Its Last Commercial Progressive Talk Radio Station

21:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kathleen Miles: California Could Become The Third U.S. State To Legalize Pot

21:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Unemployment Benefits Set To Expire For 1.3 Million Americans Saturday

21:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Rhode Island Minimum Wage To Rise To $8 An Hour

21:44 [The Hindu - News] Illicit liquor smuggler bites off excise officer’s ear

21:44 [The Hindu - News] ‘Charlie’ Browne will go home a happy man

21:44 [The Hindu - News] Kerala to pilot norms to reduce IMR

21:46 [CNN: Entertainment] Miley Cyrus has some things to say

21:46 [CNN: Entertainment] Top stories of 2013

21:46 [CNN: Entertainment] 'GOT' most pirated TV show

21:46 [CNN: Entertainment] It's Britney b***h, Vegas edition

21:46 [CNN: Entertainment] Taylor Swift's charitable year!

21:50 [The Hindu - News] 12 held in gang rape case

21:52 [The Hindu - News] T. Rajendher rejoins DMK

21:52 [CNN] NAACP Image Awards Fast Facts

21:52 [CNN] South Sudan Fast Facts

21:54 [Reuters] India seeks possible US tax violations as stand hardens in row

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Centre proposes elevated roads on NH stretches

21:55 [CNN] Same Sex Marriage Fast Facts

21:56 [Anarchist news] Moscow, January 1st, 2019

21:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Cate Matthews: JibJab's 2013 Year in Review Is Side-Splittingly Irreverent

21:59 [Raw Story] Seattle sex attacker says he’s God and was sent to ‘free womankind’ through rape

22:00 [Reuters] Hollande wants bigger U.N. role in Central African Republic

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Bonjour! Kerala Tourism greets French tourists

22:01 [The Hindu - News] "Sand miners show scant regard to HC norms"

22:03 [The Hindu - News] HC orders UGC to furnish Braille questionnaire in NET

22:03 [The Hindu - News] Banks running out of time to put in security measures at ATMs

22:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Charles Karel Bouley: Puzzling Polls Signal Disconnect

22:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anthony W. Orlando: Good News: Obamacare Clearly Isn't Stifling the Economy

22:07 [The Hindu - News] EC guidelines soon to regulate campaign in social media

22:11 [Reuters] Beirut bomb kills Lebanese ex-minister who opposed Assad

22:12 [NPR] On-The-Job Deaths Spiking As Oil Drilling Quickly Expands

22:12 [Telegraph] Six charged over gang rape in India

22:16 [CNN] South Sudan's neighbors threaten to step in to end fighting

22:16 [CNN] Pelé Fast Facts

22:17 [CNN: Money] Online shipping will never be 100% on time

22:17 [CNN: Money] Dow, S&P 500 winning streaks end

22:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Norma Cook Everist: President Obama Cut Short His Vacation?

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22:19 [Raw Story] Argentina court rules 14-year-old rape victim can have abortion

22:22 [NPR] Oil Company Looks To Great Lakes As Shipping Demand Booms

22:22 [Guardian] Antarctic mission on ice as rescue ship is forced back

22:24 [CNN: Health] 'Dementia village' inspires new care

22:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Thomas E. Perez: Extending a Critical Lifeline for the Long-Term Unemployed

22:27 [Telegraph] Benedictine monks urged to stop selling Buckfast to young people

22:28 [Reuters] India seeks possible U.S. tax violations as stand hardens in row

22:30 [Voice of America] Turkish Police Use Gas, Water Cannon to Disperse Protesters

22:32 [Slate Magazine] The Next Great Wine ... Made in China?

22:33 [Disinformation] Thirteen Declared Legally Brain Dead After Tonsil Surgery; Family Pushes To Continue Life Support

22:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - Americans Dazed By Meaningless Period Between Jesus' Nonbirthday And Arbitrary Point In Earth's Orbit

22:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sean McElwee: A Defense of Onesies

22:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alan Kelly: Plays of the Year: From the Savvy Leaker to the Wacko Birds

22:37 [NPR] Amid Political Chaos, Thailand's Army Chief Won't Rule Out Coup

22:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Yasmine Hafiz: Monsignor William Lynn Conviction Reversed, Raising Questions About Justice System

22:42 [Slashdot] Power-Loss-Protected SSDs Tested: Only Intel S3500 Passes

22:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Blumenthal: You Didn't Pay Attention To Money In Politics In 2013, So We Boiled Down The Whole Year For You

22:46 [BBC: Science & Environment] Ice hampers Antarctic ship rescue

22:48 [Deutsche Welle] US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful, contrasting with prior verdict

22:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Allen Schmertzler: The Talking Cure for Republicans

22:50 [Pravda] Soccer: How they stand

22:50 [The Atlantic: Technology] No, Wikipedia Is Not Experimenting With Ads

22:50 [Fox News] Police release documents on Newtown school massacre

22:53 [CNN: Money] An abrupt executive shakeup at Hyundai

22:57 [NPR] Time Is Running Out To Save Florida's Oranges

22:58 [Voice of America] VOA News: Turkish Police Use Gas, Water Cannon to Disperse Protesters

22:59 [Truthdig] Israeli Home Construction Could ‘Destroy the Peace Process’

23:01 [Reuters] Four killed, scores wounded in clashes across Egypt

23:01 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Democrats push for extension of unemployment benefits

23:03 [CNET News] 5 apps to help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

23:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: Why You Shouldn't Succumb to Defeatism About the Affordable Care Act

23:04 [Raw Story] Drunk Connecticut man’s Christmas wish to lesbian sister: ‘I will kill a gay’

23:05 [Pravda] The future of Mercosur

23:08 [Voice of America] Reuters: Hollande Wants Bigger UN Role in Central African Republic

23:09 [Fox News: politics] Top Dem presses Obama on Iran sanctions after centrifuge surprise

23:11 [CNN: Money] Help! My unemployment benefits expired

23:11 [CNN: Money] Bitcoin start-up nabs Wal-Mart director

23:13 [Telegraph] I'm not a risk taker, says Nigella as gets her TV career back on track

23:13 [Telegraph] Dementia patients most at risk from bad hospital care

23:13 [Telegraph] Review of the year: births, deaths, horsemeat and Wimbledon

23:13 [Telegraph] The Queen's plot to bash Idi Amin over the head with a pearl sword

23:13 [Telegraph] RSPCA has become 'sinister and nasty', warns head of the Countryside Alliance

23:13 [Telegraph] 'The BBC think we are a Neanderthal lot'

23:14 [Truthdig] ‘Jesus Rebranded: Now With More Capitalism!’

23:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Man hit by lightning strike dies

23:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Driver charged over fatal crash on M1

23:20 [CNN: Money] Bitcoin start-up nabs Goldman director

23:20 [Voice of America] Anjana Pasricha: India's Benchmark Year for Women’s Issues

23:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Texas Pastor John Hagee Tells Atheists To Get On A Plane, 'Leave The Country'

23:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: Man Sentenced To Die Behind Bars For Non-Violent Crime Describes The Day He Got His Future Back

23:25 [Reuters: politics] Obama calls senators to back extension on jobless benefits

23:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Pushes Senate To Extend Unemployment Benefits

23:43 [Slashdot] PC Makers Plan Rebellion Against Microsoft At CES

23:47 [Fox News] Rescue setback for Antarctic ship

23:58 [CNET News] How to find your Mac's serial number

23:58 [CNET News] Epic skydiving with the Sony A7R camera

23:59 [Telegraph] Armchair shoppers fuel busiest day in history for online retailers

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