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00:00 [Telegraph] Downton Abbey boosted in Christmas TV war by catch-up viewers

00:00 [Telegraph] Connecticut school shooting: survivors start year at new school

00:01 [Fox News: politics] U.S. Officials taking Al-Qaeda threat to U.S. Ambassador 'Seriously'

00:04 [Slate Magazine] Apple Killed the Netbook

00:06 [Pravda] Digital Medicine 2.0 for monitoring and control of patients

00:07 [Reuters] Hillary Clinton leaves New York hospital, then returns: media

00:08 [NPR] How Will President Obama Sign The Fiscal Cliff Bill?

00:08 [zero hedge] Fiscal Cliff Loose Ends

00:08 [zero hedge] Replaying Chris Christie's Epic Anti-Boehner Meltdown

00:10 [Reuters: politics] Hillary Clinton leaves New York hospital, then returns: media

00:10 [CNET News] Best headphones for under $100

00:10 [Good] What Do You Want to Learn in 2013? Google's Resolution Map Could Help You Figure it Out

00:11 [Pravda] Soccer transfer madness starts

00:13 [CNET News] No, we don't really need another smartphone OS

00:13 [CNET News] Apple to report first quarter earnings on January 23

00:13 [msnbc] Newspaper that outed gun owners hires guards

00:13 [msnbc] Man's body found encased in concrete

00:13 [msnbc] Kicked off Facebook, boy creates social network

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00:15 [The Onion] Totally Predictable Ending To Wild NCAA Tournament Prepares Student-Athletes For The Rest Of Their Miserable, Ho-Hum Lives

00:18 [Topix Activism News] Man swept to sea in Calif. trying to save dog

00:19 [Raw Story] Colorado theater outrages families of shooting victims

00:20 [CNET News] Instagram one month later: No hint of lingering troubles

00:20 [CNET News] Fix poor Retina Macbook Pro graphics performance

00:20 [Financial Times] Christie spurs House to vote on Sandy aid

00:25 [Slashdot] AMD Tweaking Radeon Drivers To Reduce Frame Latency Spikes

00:28 [NPR] Democratic Leader Pelosi to GOP Colleagues: 'Take Back Your Party'

00:34 [Raw Story] Illinois GOP chair: ‘True conservative position’ favors same sex marriage

00:34 [Raw Story] Republican leaders’ pledge Sandy relief funds after day of stinging criticism

00:35 [AlterNet] Tea Party Republicans Flaunted Their Nihilist Extremism During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

00:37 [Global Voices] New Year and Old Habits in Bahrain

00:39 [Reuters: politics] CEOs pan fiscal cliff deal, vow to continue debt fight

00:39 [Reuters: politics] Hillary Clinton discharged from N.Y. hospital: State Department

00:41 [Reuters] Hillary Clinton discharged from N.Y. hospital: State Department

00:42 [Slashdot] AI Systems Designing Games

00:42 [straight] Father John Misty does R. Kelly karaoke on a cruise ship

00:42 [straight] Tobold Rollo: Idle No More highlights modern relevance of treaties

00:42 [straight] Bachelorette Jillian Harris will cohost reality show Love It or List It Vancouver starting Monday

00:47 [The Independent] Where there’s hope – life after terror

00:48 [Telegraph] Twin sisters give birth to boys on New Year's Eve

00:49 [OpEdNews] How About No, James?

00:51 [AL JAZEERA] Clinton discharged from New York hospital

00:54 [Raw Story] India debates naming new law after gang-rape victim

00:55 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Mother, Should I Trust The Government?

00:55 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Controversial Anti-TB Drug Approved in U.S.

00:55 [Reuters: politics] Pennsylvania suit against NCAA a long shot: experts

00:56 [CNN] Clinton discharged from New York hospital

00:57 [CNN: Politics] Hillary Clinton discharged from New York hospital

00:59 [Raw Story] Barney Frank: Members of the House are smart — except for those elected in 2010

01:02 [The Independent] New hope for Pakistani girl shot by Taliban as father is offered UK job

01:04 [BBC: Technology] Can a computer out-compose Mozart?

01:04 [BBC: Technology] Viewpoint: The future of mobility

01:04 [OpEdNews] Why Creationism?

01:08 [NPR] Clinton Discharged From Hospital After Blood Clot Treatment

01:10 [Russia Today] Clashes explode at West Bank outpost over farm land

01:10 [Voice of America] Wanted: Israeli Diamond Polishers, Piety Not a Problem

01:11 [CNN] Hillary Clinton - Fast Facts

01:14 [Guardian] Means test winter fuel cash for pensioners to fund care, says Lib Dem

01:14 [Guardian] Jim Davidson arrested on suspicion of sex offences

01:14 [Guardian] Malala Yousafzai's father appointed to role at Pakistani consulate in UK

01:14 [Reuters: politics] Senate panel to examine CIA contacts with "Zero Dark Thirty" filmmakers

01:18 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Under-employment and salary deflation are huge problems facing Britain

01:19 [Topix Activism News] Judge: U.S. can keep drone attack docs secret

01:22 [CNN] As rumors about Chavez's health swirl, Venezuelan opposition demands details

01:22 [Telegraph] Hillary Clinton discharged from hospital

01:24 [The Onion] Presidential Fitness Test Now Awarded To Any Kid Who Can Eat Without Sweating

01:26 [Disinformation] You May Be a Member of a Secret Society and Not Even Know It

01:26 [Slashdot] Raspberry Pi Gets an Open Source Educational Manual

01:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Teeth damaged: woman hit by padlock

01:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] 10 Goldman Sachs execs dodge tax hike

01:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Your movie checklist

01:28 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Tips and Tricks of Holiday Journalism [Fiore Cartoon]

01:30 [CNN] Angry families of victims say they will boycott Colo. theater reopening

01:31 [Reuters] Clinton discharged from hospital, doctors expect full recovery

01:32 [msnbc] Sandy Hook mom on return to school: Anguish, hope

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01:32 [msnbc] Colo. theater victims' families boycott reopening

01:32 [msnbc] 5 ways to put extra cash in your pocket

01:33 [Voice of America] Markets Surge, New Crisis Looms after Partial 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal

01:33 [Reuters: politics] Clinton discharged from hospital, doctors expect full recovery

01:34 [CNN] U.N.'s Syria death toll jumps dramatically to 60,000-plus

01:36 [Guardian] Hillary Clinton released from hospital after treatment for blood clot

01:37 [zero hedge] The 96 Charts That Have To Be Seen To Believed For 2013

01:37 [Utne] Year - New. Happy?

01:41 [Reuters] Boehner sets House votes on Sandy aid after Republican attacks

01:42 [Fox News] House leaders vow vote for Sandy aid after outcry

01:42 [Fox News] Brown hints at possible run for Kerry's Senate seat

01:42 [Fox News] Clinton released from hospital, her spokesman says

01:43 [straight] Voting is open for the 16th annual Golden Plate Awards

01:43 [straight] National security cited in mystery over melting money

01:43 [straight] U.S. fiscal cliff bill highlights challenges for B.C. film industry

01:43 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Unpacking U.S. energy myths

01:46 [Reuters: politics] Boehner sets House votes on Sandy aid after Republican attacks

01:46 [AlterNet] What Happens When Fracking Hits the Suburbs

01:46 [AlterNet] Will Fossil Fuel Divestment Be a Key Tactic in 2013 Battle over Climate Change?

01:46 [The Onion] Police Report: Sexual Assault Numbers Under Control, Unless You Count The Super Brutal Ones

01:47 [msnbc] Al-Jazeera acquires Current TV

01:48 [NPR] Sports Media Cover Ray Lewis' Retirement, And Fail To Mention 2000 Murder Case

01:48 [msnbc] Big policy losers in tax deal: deficit reduction and 'certainty'

01:55 [Reuters: politics] Governor sues NCAA over Penn State sex scandal

01:58 [CNET News] Amazon Kindle Fire gains Web usage market share on iPad loss

02:00 [Telegraph] Nicolas Sarkozy 'received £40m from Muammar Gaddafi'

02:05 [] Construction in Jerusalem neighborhoods beyond Green Line peaked in 2012

02:05 [] Israel recognizes conservative research center as academic institution

02:09 [Reuters: politics] Tax break extension breathes new life into U.S. wind power

02:11 [CNET News] The snoop state's still alive and well (Anybody notice?)

02:12 [Slashdot] Intel's Attempt At A-La-Carte Television Hits Delays

02:14 [Raw Story] Boehner told Reid during fiscal cliff battle: Go f*ck yourself

02:17 [The Onion] Michael Phelps On Setting Record For Most Olympic Medals: 'Shiny'

02:20 [Russia Today] NYPD loses crucial evidence, guns and drugs to Sandy

02:20 [Telegraph] Egypt: Hosni Mubarak could face retrial over watching uprising live on TV

02:20 [Telegraph] Families of Colorado shooting victims appalled by invite to cinema's reopening

02:25 [Reuters: politics] After "fiscal cliff," U.S. conservatives eye Republican primaries

02:28 [CNN: Money] Wall Street's biggest headwind: Washington

02:31 [CNET News] Microsoft buys R2 Studios startup to boost Xbox

02:38 [zero hedge] Happy New Year Germany: Greece Needs A New Bailout

02:39 [Raw Story] Hillary Clinton released from hospital

02:43 [NPR] Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV

02:43 [straight] The greatest Rolling Stones film cue, ever

02:43 [straight] Reservations for Dine Out Vancouver Festival open January 7

02:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] 10 execs dodge tax hike

02:45 [CNN] Macau casinos end year on a high

02:47 [CNN: Politics] Cliff deal hollow victory for public

02:47 [CNN: Politics] Avlon: Christie drops bomb on Boehner, GOP leaders in Congress

02:47 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: Look beyond the fiscal cliff

02:48 [Moral Low Ground] ‘The Moral High Ground’: North Carolina Gov. Beverly Purdue Grants Full Pardons to Wilmington 10

02:54 [CNN: Politics] Clinton discharged from hospital

02:54 [CNN: Politics] Avlon: Christie drops bomb on GOP

02:59 [Raw Story] Al Jazeera acquires Al Gore’s Current TV

02:59 [Big Think] 592 - Build Your Own Poland

03:02 [BBC: Science & Environment] Extreme rainfall in UK 'increasing'

03:04 [Truthdig] Drama Erupts in GOP Over Sandy Aid, Trump Rips Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Deal, and More

03:04 [Truthdig] Pennsylvania Suing NCAA Over Penn State Sanctions

03:05 [CNN] Beijing land prices soar amid criticism

03:05 [CBC: politics] Haiti protests U.S., Canada travel advisories

03:06 [CNET News] Star Wars: The Old Republic embraces same-sex romance

03:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Obama Poll Watch -- December, 2012

03:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Get used to it - the heat is definitely on

03:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Backlash over Foxtel movie changes

03:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Compulsory voting stoush

03:15 [Deutsche Welle] US singer Patti Page dies at the age of 85

03:22 [The Hindu - News] Hillary Clinton discharged from New York hospital

03:22 [CNET News] Does Apple's shadow still loom over CES?

03:27 [Guardian] Al-Jazeera buys Current TV in bid to expand in US

03:29 [Raw Story] ‘Do-not-publish’ Diana photo up for auction in U.S.

03:31 [Fox News: politics] Illinois Dems press forward with gun control bills, firearms group warns of 'no exemptions'

03:31 [Slashdot] HP Cuts Workforce By 5%, Looks To Probe GM Hires

03:34 [Truthdig] An Urgent Resolution For 2013

03:38 [CNET News] Six states outlaw employer snooping on Facebook

03:38 [zero hedge] Fiscal Cliff (Pork) Notes

03:44 [The Hindu - News] Sheila joins march demanding justice for gang-rape victim

03:45 [OpEdNews] What Did You Learn From the Cliff Debate, Dorothy?

03:54 [Truthdig] 10,000 Days With Catherine O’Neill

03:54 [Truthdig] Obama’s New Year’s Resolution: Protect the Status Quo

03:55 [Russia Today] Gaddafi millions: French judge hears shady details of Sarkozy's campaign funding

03:55 [AL JAZEERA] Al Jazeera buys US channel Current TV

03:56 [The Hindu - News] Slight intensity quake jolts Manipur

03:56 [The Hindu - News] Two cousins arrested for raping Class XI girl

04:09 [zero hedge] Why Does Someone Keep Losing Money On AAPL In The Last Second Of Trading?

04:09 [Raw Story] Cantor’s revolt exposes Republican rift in fight for party’s future

04:09 [AL JAZEERA] Ivory Coast to investigate deadly stampede

04:12 [CNN] From Burma to Myanmar: Land of rising expectations

04:15 [CNN: Crime] See how a speedboat puts out a fire

04:15 [CNN: Crime] Angry families of victims say they will boycott Colo. theater reopening

04:15 [CNN: Crime] Sandy Hook students to return to class

04:15 [CNN: Crime] Pennsylvania suing NCAA

04:16 [Fox News] 'Idol' Winner'sBig Scare

04:16 [Fox News] Playboy's Celeb Cover Girls

04:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Attorney-1' and the 'deal'

04:20 [OpEdNews] My New Year's Resolutions

04:21 [CNET News] Google to settle FTC antitrust probe tomorrow, report says

04:25 [The Hindu - News] DTC workers pledge security for women

04:33 [The Hindu - News] How safe are women at carnival?

04:35 [The Hindu - News] Nod for South Delhi budget estimates

04:35 [msnbc] CBT: No. 7 'Cuse cruises; Boeheim passes Knight for No. 2 on win list

04:36 [AL JAZEERA] India rape suspects to appear in court

04:36 [CNN] Police report: After map of gun-permit holders, newspaper hires armed guards

04:38 [msnbc] Colo. theater victims' families boycott reopening

04:39 [The Hindu - News] An ode to Manto, that intense story-teller

04:40 [zero hedge] Guest Post: On New York Times Op Ed: "Let’s Give Up on the Constitution"

04:44 [straight] Ben West: Is bitumen oil? Moving from tar sands to sensible solutions

04:44 [CNET News] Google motivates users with New Year's resolutions map

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Bumpy ride on Vennala-Palachuvadu Road leaves motorists grumpy

04:49 [Truthdig] Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV, Plans to Kill It

04:51 [The Hindu - News] Change of guard in Kochi; new top cop takes charge

04:55 [CNN] Al Jazeera buys Al Gore's Current TV

04:55 [Russia Today] Al Jazeera buys Current TV in bid for US airtime

04:55 [The Hindu - News] Take good care of elephants even after they return to temples, mahouts told

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Thieves in Kochi city take to a dogged pursuit

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Residents stage protest for drinking water supply

04:59 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: American Law Allows the Government to Engage in Unconstitutional Behavior Without Explaining Why

05:00 [OpEdNews] New Era for Progressives and Obama

05:01 [The Hindu - News] Footboard travel leads to school students missing examinations

05:04 [Slashdot] Newspaper That Published Gun-Owners List Hires Armed Guards

05:05 [The Hindu - News] Ensure half the wages of a man goes to his family, says MLA

05:05 [The Hindu - News] How safe are women at Cochin Carnival?

05:06 [CNN] Airline says pilot wasn't warned of plane he hit at Fla. airport

05:07 [The Hindu - News] ‘Teachers not trained for testing and evaluation’

05:11 [Reuters] Analysis: Republicans start new Congress bruised and divided

05:13 [Fox News] Fiscal Deal Includes $12.1 Billion In ... Wind Energy Tax Credits?

05:13 [Fox News] FIGHT FOR GAVEL? Boehner May Face Rocky Vote for Speakership

05:13 [Fox News] 'DISGUSTING OFFER':Massacre Victims' Kin Rip Theater Reopening Invite

05:13 [Fox News] TIGHTER GUN CONTROL: FBI Background Checks For Gun Purchases Soar

05:13 [Telegraph] Indian gang rape: suspects to appear in court

05:13 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Corporation’s New Year gift

05:14 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Republicans start new Congress bruised and divided

05:14 [Big Think] The Fiscal Cliff Deal Hits the Rich the Hardest

05:15 [CNN] After outcry over map of gun permit holders, newspaper hires armed guards

05:20 [OpEdNews] What Hagel Could Give Obama

05:28 [Topix Activism News] Va Court Tosses out Order to Remove Online Reviews

05:32 [The Hindu - News] Compensation disbursed to families displaced by road overbridge

05:32 [AntiWar] Iraq: 14 Killed in Random Violence; 46 Kurdish Rebels Killed in Turkish Operation

05:34 [Raw Story] Teen drugs her parents to get on the Internet: police

05:35 [] Dollar at 10-month low against Israeli shekel

05:35 [] Urban sprawl threatens Israel's open spaces

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Fire breaks out in cloth godown

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Headmasters resent delay in filling 75 DEO cadre posts

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Real wealth is service we do to society: Prabhu Solomon

05:44 [The Hindu - News] 'Strike, dance, rise' against abuse, activist tells women

05:45 [straight] UBC community invited to show support for Idle No More

05:45 [CNET News] Polaroid opens Fotobar shops to print photos off mobile devices

05:54 [The Hindu - News] St. Andrew’s beach murder: police suspect revenge

05:54 [zero hedge] The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From The Fiscal Cliff Deal

05:55 [AntiWar] How Government Grows

05:57 [Guardian] Sandy Hook students welcomed at new, refurbished school

05:59 [Global Voices] A Consensus for Political Reform in China

06:01 [CNET News] Special Intel 'Ivy Bridge' chips to enable new laptops, tablets

06:02 [The Hindu - News] Day in Pictures

06:02 [The Hindu - News] Thiruvananthapuram city welcomes ban on plastic bags

06:04 [Raw Story] One million workers get pay boost as 10 states adjust minimum wage

06:06 [CNN] Lisbon's budget cuts face legal scrutiny

06:06 [Reuters] Sandy Hook kids head to school for first time since attack

06:07 [Guardian] Three dead in Swiss village shooting

06:08 [The Hindu - News] APUFIDC, VMC lock horns over JNNURM funds

06:11 [CNET News] Qualcomm CEO discusses CES during Charlie Rose interview

06:12 [The Hindu - News] Students set out to make roads safer in Thiruvananthapuram

06:18 [Reuters: politics] Bigger fights loom after "fiscal cliff" deal

06:18 [CNN: Money] Al Jazeera buys Al Gore's Current TV

06:20 [The Hindu - News] Sewerage connections may come under the scanner in Thiruvananthapuram

06:21 [Reuters] Bigger fights loom after "fiscal cliff" deal

06:24 [Big Think] Reinventing Math for the Computational Knowledge Economy

06:26 [msnbc] No. 22 Louisville 33, No. 4 Florida 23

06:26 [msnbc] Nets 110, Thunder 93

06:26 [msnbc] Heat 119, Mavericks 109, OT

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06:26 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) opposes proposalto shelve housing project

06:31 [] New police policy helps reduce murder rate of women in Lod and Ramle to zero

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Tributes to Nanduri Rama Mohan Rao

06:34 [Raw Story] Maddow: Boehner speakership has devolved into defiance and derision

06:34 [Raw Story] Neil Armstrong’s brother: ‘One small step’ scripted

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Spreading safety message through Burra Katha

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Delhi remains in the grip of cold wave

06:44 [Global Voices] China Visa Denial: Vendetta as Diplomacy?

06:46 [Fox News: politics] Obama signs fiscal crisis deal from Hawaii

06:51 [] Obama signs fiscal cliff deal into law, boosting taxes on wealthy

06:51 [CNN: Money] Starbucks to open first store in Vietnam

06:51 [CNET News] WhatsApp processes record 18B messages on New Year's Eve

06:55 [CNN] Sandy Hook students return to class for first time since Newtown shooting

06:56 [Fin24 News] Obama signs fiscal cliff legislation

07:01 [The Hindu - News] IT Incubation Centre in city by year-end

07:02 [Fin24 News] CEOs pan fiscal cliff deal

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Drones kill 13, including top militant

07:05 [The Hindu - News] Need to prevent road accidents stressed

07:05 [The Hindu - News] Violin maestro M.S. Gopalakrishnan dies at 82

07:05 [Fox News: politics] Obama signs $633 billion defense bill after threatening to veto it

07:07 [The Hindu - News] Model compost yard to produce biogas

07:07 [The Hindu - News] Road accidents in State on decline: transport minister

07:11 [Reuters] New Congress will take fresh crack at old problems

07:11 [The Hindu - News] A paradise for peace-lovers

07:11 [The Hindu - News] Fault in Chembarambakkam reservoir hits city’s water supply

07:11 [The Hindu - News] Woman throws child in Cooum, held for murder

07:11 [The Hindu - News] Abandoned section of GPO to see light of day?

07:11 [Deutsche Welle] Confronting neo-Nazis in sports clubs

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07:12 [msnbc] US drone strike kills Taliban commander, sources say

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07:13 [msnbc] Court overturns ruling on editing Yelp criticism

07:13 [The Hindu - News] GVMC yet to resolve complaints

07:15 [The Hindu - News] Obama signs annual defence policy bill

07:15 [Fox News] TERROR THREAT: US Taking Al Qaeda BountyOn Ambassador 'Seriously'

07:19 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) opposes proposal to shelve housing project

07:21 [Reuters: politics] New Congress will take fresh crack at old problems

07:21 [The Hindu - News] New year livens up diary sales in city

07:21 [The Hindu - News] It’s a lifelong struggle for some

07:22 [AL JAZEERA] Gunman kills three in Swiss village

07:23 [The Hindu - News] Large tumour removed from woman’s throat

07:23 [The Hindu - News] Finally, pedestrian facility at Whitefield station gets cracking

07:24 [CNN] Indian court to hear charges against gang-rape suspects

07:25 [Slate Magazine] American Horror Story, Season 2

07:26 [Disinformation] Sing With Marcy

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Police raid kite shops, arrest youth after Tuesday’s death

07:27 [The Hindu - News] $5 billion worth U.S. bonds seized in raids

07:28 [Voice of America] NGO Accuses Sudan of Silencing Independent Voices

07:34 [Telegraph] US drone strike kills Taliban commander Mullah Nazir

07:34 [Telegraph] Environment Secretary Owen Paterson tells farmers to push GM

07:37 [The Hindu - News] No clear leads yet in techie murder

07:40 [Fin24 News] All Share breaks 40 000 ceiling

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Kudankulam unit to be commissioned in 2 weeks: AEC

07:42 [CNN] Obama signs bill warding off fiscal cliff

07:43 [The Hindu - News] Two IAS officials in vigilance net

07:44 [Fox News] Massacre victims' kin rip theater reopening invite

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Woman raped by driver at New Year’s party in Bangalore

07:46 [Fin24 News] US CEOs pan fiscal cliff deal

07:46 [Fin24 News] R56.5m incentive for MTN directors

07:46 [Fin24 News] Rand weakens in post-rally correction

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Waste is not a word in her dictionary

07:50 [Telegraph] Gunman kills three in Swiss town

07:50 [Telegraph] Al Jazeera expands into US with acquisition of Current TV

07:50 [AL JAZEERA] Taliban chief killed by US drone in Pakistan

07:56 [] Palestinian owners barred from Jordan Valley land, while Israeli farmers profit

07:56 [] Israel recognizes Shalem Center as academic institution, despite initial criticism

07:58 [AL JAZEERA] India rape suspects to be charged in court

08:01 [AlterNet] Exhibit A in How an Islamophobic Meme Can Spread Like Wildfire Across the Internet

08:02 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Hugh Hefner marries 'runaway bride'

08:02 [AL JAZEERA] Taliban commander killed by US drone

08:05 [Financial Times] Hillary Clinton released from hospital

08:06 [Financial Times] Egypt’s Salafis see political rift deepen

08:06 [Telegraph] Cutting back on winter fuel payments could pay for elderly care reforms

08:06 [Telegraph] Sight-saving drug for diabetics approved for NHS use

08:06 [Telegraph] Almost 4,000 foreign criminals live freely in UK

08:06 [Telegraph] Divorcing couples 'should try mediation before using courts'

08:09 [Financial Times] Fiscal fights threaten US policy goals

08:09 [Fox News] Obama Signs Fiscal Crisis Bill

08:11 [CNN: Money] Deficit hawks: Fiscal cliff deal a real downer

08:12 [Slashdot] Security Firm Predicts "Murder By Internet-Connected Devices"

08:16 [The Independent] Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner reignites Falklands row

08:16 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistani Taliban commander reported killed

08:19 [Truthdig] Democratic Congressman Schools ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts

08:21 [OpEdNews] Netanyahu's Warning

08:22 [Telegraph] Graze cattle such as bison to restore British countryside

08:22 [Telegraph] Local RSPCA branch to close despite head office spending £326k prosecuting David Cameron's local hunt

08:22 [Telegraph] Rip down pointless road signs, says Patrick McLoughlin

08:26 [Pravda] Rapists of Russian tourists arrested in Thailand

08:26 [Disinformation] Uncle Goddamn Revisited

08:26 [OpEdNews] Fiscal Cliff Postmortems

08:30 [BBC: Entertainment] BBC Sound of 2013: AlunaGeorge

08:31 [Pravda] Angola stampede death toll grows

08:31 [Pravda] Red Wings Airline to compensate passengers for flight delays

08:32 [Voice of America] Report: Google CEO to Visit North Korea

08:33 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:33 [BBC: Entertainment] Jim Davidson bailed in abuse inquiry

08:33 [BBC: Entertainment] Danny Boyle third in top theatre list

08:36 [Pravda] Paparazzi dies over Justin Bieber's white Ferrari

08:39 [Fin24 News] JSE flat after record high

08:40 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Transcending pain in competitive yoga

08:40 [Guardian] Comedian Jim Davidson arrested on suspicion of sex offences

08:40 [Guardian] Argentina urges UK to hand back Falklands and 'end colonialism'

08:40 [Guardian] US drone strike kills Pakistan Taliban commander

08:44 [Guardian] Hillary Clinton leaves hospital after blood clot treatment

08:44 [Guardian] Delhi bus rape: what is the future for India now?

08:44 [Voice of America] Drone Strike Kills Top Pakistani Militant

08:46 [BBC: Health] Five-a-day campaign: A partial success

08:46 [BBC: Health] Pregnancy advice 'scaremongering'

08:50 [Guardian] Hugo Chávez: Venezuelans urged to ignore 'enemy' health rumours

08:50 [Russia Today] Gun control legislation advances in Illinois state Senate

08:54 [The Hindu - News] Champions of wildlife

08:56 [The Hindu - News] KJP vows to topple BJP govt. in Karnataka

08:58 [CNN: Crime] Thieves smash into gas station, take ATM

08:58 [CNN: Crime] FBI gun background checks hit record highs

08:58 [CNN: Crime] Posh couple with explosive material?

08:58 [CNN: Crime] Sandy Hook students return to class for first time since shooting

09:01 [CNN: Crime] Newspaper hires armed guards

09:03 [CNN: Crime] Pot activists divided over new cannabis club

09:05 [Russia Today] Defying Gravity: 'Wicked' breaks Broadway record for highest single-w

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Many unsung brave hearts amid us!

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka SC rules impeachment panel unconstitutional

09:10 [The Hindu - News] Media’s role in shaping society’s thoughts

09:10 [Telegraph] Power couple Tim Noble and Sue Webster end their marriage for art's sake

09:14 [CNN] Pakistani officials: Suspected U.S. drone strikes kill 15, including a Taliban leader

09:14 [Guardian] Google's Eric Schmidt to make humanitarian visit to North Korea

09:14 [The Hindu - News] “Discharge your duties honestly”

09:14 [The Hindu - News] R.K Library, a bookworm’s paradise

09:15 [Global Voices] Graffiti in Tehran

09:16 [BBC: Technology] TV pioneer inspires media academy

09:16 [The Hindu - News] Prime housing colony faces a tough situation

09:18 [CNN] Angry families of victims say they will boycott Colorado theater reopening

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Clinical trials of untested drugs is creating “havoc”: SC

09:24 [The Hindu - News] EGoM fails to take decision on spectrum auction

09:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Zookeepers begin annual count

09:26 [Telegraph] Malala Yousafzai's father given consulate job in Britain

09:29 [Financial Times] US drone strike kills Taliban commander

09:30 [Guardian] Fiscal cliff live: IMF says more to be done

09:30 [The Hindu - News] DSS plans ‘DC office chalo’ tomorrow

09:32 [The Independent] US pop singer Patti Page dies aged 85

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09:33 [msnbc] Report: Drunken gunman shoots 5 in Swiss village

09:34 [The Hindu - News] Court directs police to register case against MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi

09:37 [Topix Activism News] Proprietor leaves PETA, partiers guessing at Possum Drop

09:39 [zero hedge] Tick By Tick Research Comment - 13 Economic Tales To Take You Into 2013

09:39 [NPR] Prime Minister Finds Soap Opera's Turkish Delights In Bad Taste

09:39 [NPR] Hurricane Sandy Brings One Family Closer

09:39 [NPR] After Upset Win, House Freshman Looks To Make A Name For Himself

09:40 [Global Voices] Taliban Commander Maulvi Nazir Killed As US Drone Strikes

09:42 [Telegraph] Neon Roberts: cancer boy's mother in last ditch appeal against radiotherapy

09:43 [The Hindu - News] Court directs police to register case against Akbaruddin Owaisi

09:46 [CNN] New Congress takes office Thursday, will tackle old Congress' leftovers

09:48 [The Independent] Hillary Clinton released from hospital after treatment for blood clot near her brain

09:49 [The Hindu - News] Students’ group in Mangalore demands tough punishment for rapists

09:50 [msnbc] Priest jailed for 8 years over child porn at church

09:50 [Russia Today] Israeli military preparing hospitals for chemical attacks – report

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore trusts to provide aid to pregnant women

09:54 [Truthdig] Fiscal Deal Passes as House GOP Clown Car Crashes, Again

09:55 [The Hindu - News] RTI: Rs.1.22 lakh penalty imposed on PIOs

09:56 [Telegraph] Britons can't afford to buy homes - but renting doesn't work, either

09:56 [Telegraph] Kim Jong-un's wife 'has given birth' in North Korea

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore varsity to bring out five volumes on Kanakadasa

09:59 [New Statesman] The child benefit tax could be a disaster for the coalition

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Pak warlord Mullah Nazir among 10 killed in US drone strike

09:59 [CNN] 2 abducted U.N. peacekeepers freed in Darfur

10:01 [The Hindu - News] Congress steers clear of questions on Telangana

10:02 [Financial Times] Al Jazeera to buy Al Gore’s Current TV

10:03 [The Hindu - News] MP sends out Asnotikar from party meeting

10:04 [CNN] China's tightened traffic rules stir debate

10:04 [The Independent] Three killed in Swiss village shooting

10:04 [The Independent] Next posts 3.9% rise in sales

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Activists demand immediate release of Soni Sori

10:06 [Deutsche Welle] Soaring fines for price-fixing hit German companies

10:06 [Deutsche Welle] Demands to punish corrupt doctors

10:06 [Deutsche Welle] Swiss gunman kills three, wounds others

10:09 [The Hindu - News] Thyagaraja aradhana from January 27

10:09 [The Hindu - News] Seminar to discuss the role of Viswanatha Sahityam

10:10 [Financial Times] Argentina appeals to Cameron on Falklands

10:12 [Telegraph] Barack Obama signs sweeping US defence spending bill

10:14 [NPR] House Sets Vote For Sandy Aid After Criticism

10:15 [CNN] Myanmar airstrikes on Kachin rebels raise global concerns

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Chaos at training programme in Madurai Corporation council

10:19 [The Hindu - News] New ROB fails to stop traffic woes

10:20 [msnbc] Reuters sources: US drone strike kills Taliban chief

10:23 [Financial Times] Myanmar admits air strikes on rebels

10:26 [Guardian] Syria's rising death toll - live updates

10:33 [The Hindu - News] High Court orders notice to State in granite case

10:35 [The Hindu - News] Madurai’s culture, history to be celebrated every year

10:36 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

10:36 [msnbc] 'Field of Dreams' lives on: Film site to be transformed

10:38 [BBC: Science & Environment] Why Japan's 'Fukushima 50' remain unknown

10:40 [Fin24 News] JSE suspends Zaptronix

10:41 [BBC: Science & Environment] £100m hydro plan objections grow

10:41 [] Yacimovich: Labor would rather lead opposition than join Netanyahu coalition

10:43 [AL JAZEERA] Myanmar admits to airstrikes against rebels

10:44 [New Statesman] Fiscal cliff vote ramps up political tensions

10:45 [The Hindu - News] USD 100mn temple thrown open near Hollywood

10:47 [Telegraph] Australian scientists discover deep sea corals

10:52 [BBC: Technology] AUDIO: Criminals 'caught by way they walk'

10:52 [Voice of America] Obama Signs Fiscal Cliff Deal

10:58 [CNN: Money] Stocks awake to fiscal cliff hangover

10:59 [AL JAZEERA] Australia faces shortage of baby milk formula

11:00 [Russia Today] Welcome to Russia: Putin grants citizenship to Depardieu

11:00 [CBC: politics] It's been a boon year for women in politics

11:01 [Telegraph] Vladimir Putin grants France's Gerard Depardieu Russian citizenship

11:01 [Telegraph] Jim Davidson pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after abuse allegations

11:01 [Telegraph] Syria rebels launch assaults on northern airports

11:03 [AL JAZEERA] US drone kills senior Pakistan tribal leader

11:05 [New Statesman] House prices fell in 2012

11:05 [New Statesman] Chuka: “This scheme, like so many others from this government, was not living up to David Cameron's rhetoric”

11:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Skyfall up for top producer award

11:05 [The Independent] The Gaul of it! Gerard Depardieu granted Russian citizenship amid tax row

11:06 [The Hindu - News] Al-Jazeera buys U.S. TV network

11:10 [BBC: Entertainment] Stars to salute Bruce Springsteen

11:10 [Moral Low Ground] #KnightSec Leaks Damning Michael Nodianos Video Implicating Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond in Steubenville Rape Case

11:10 [CNN] Risky business: Football's middle men eye rich pickings in transfer window

11:10 [Russia Today] Jiranek tops RT’s 10 best Russian Premier League goals list (VIDEO)

11:12 [Voice of America] UN Urges Thailand Not to Deport Rohingya Migrants

11:14 [CNN: Money] WASHINGTON vs. WALL ST.

11:15 [Slate Magazine] Fusion Energy’s Dreamers, Hucksters, and Loons

11:17 [Slashdot] Microsoft Says Google Trying To Undermine Windows Phone

11:18 [Guardian] Delhi gang-rape accused face rape and murder charges

11:18 [Guardian] Universities should target working-class white boys, minister says

11:22 [The Hindu - News] What’s in a name? ask this Icelandic girl !

11:22 [The Hindu - News] Kerala cops ask Facebook to remove fake photo of gang rape victim

11:23 [msnbc] Unloved Congress unfazed by public's disapproval

11:23 [msnbc] Sandy Hook kids to return to class, seek 'new normal'

11:26 [msnbc: politics] Unloved Congress unfazed by public's disapproval

11:28 [The Hindu - News] What’s in a name, asks this Icelandic girl!

11:29 [CNN: Money] Cheapest cars to fuel

11:30 [The Hindu - News] Fighting escalates around Syrian military air base

11:30 [CNN] Fiscal fights threaten US policy goals

11:30 [Slate Magazine] Do You Think Like Sherlock Holmes?

11:32 [The Hindu - News] Law will take its own course on Akbaruddin: Kiran

11:32 [Voice of America] Rebel Attacks Continue in Northern Syria

11:33 [Telegraph] Pilot in fatal helicopter crash 'earned licence on falsified documents'

11:35 [New Internationalist] Praying for a new dawn after Delhi rape

11:36 [The Independent] 'Hand back the Falklands' says Argentinian president in blistering attack on British 'colonialism'

11:36 [The Independent] Postcard from... Naples

11:36 [The Independent] Jack Whitehall under pressure to step down from Television Awards amid Big Quiz of The Year controversy

11:36 [The Independent] US drone strike kills top militant in Pakistan

11:38 [zero hedge] Gold’s Outlook in 2013 After Rising In All Fiat Currencies In 2012

11:38 [zero hedge] The Banking Elite are Not Only Stealing Our Wealth, But They Are Also Stealing Our Minds

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Scientists criticise ‘weight is healthy’ study

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Transformation of agriculture should be top priority: Manmohan

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Karunanidhi hints Stalin his heir

11:38 [Fin24 News] New CEO for Vox Telecom

11:38 [CNN: Money] Retirement checkup for the new year

11:42 [CNN] Hijacking the media -- Trump shows how easy it is

11:44 [The Hindu - News] Illegal clinical trials creating “havoc”: Supreme Court

11:45 [Slate Magazine] It’s Better To Be Raised by a Single Mom

11:45 [Russia Today] US general retires with rank intact despite bullying claims

11:46 [The Hindu - News] Oil prices tumble over flat demand

11:46 [The Hindu - News] His ART belies his age

11:46 [The Hindu - News] Spirited display of ragas

11:47 [] Former neo-Nazi reveals how he switched from Palestinian terrorism to the CIA

11:47 [Telegraph] Falkland Islands row: Argentina's understanding of history is 'laughable'

11:47 [Telegraph] Obese people may be forced to exercise or lose benefits

11:47 [Telegraph] Irish adventurer killed after being struck by lightning on Mt Kilimanjaro

11:48 [The Hindu - News] Mahaperiyava up close

11:48 [The Hindu - News] His ART belies his age

11:49 [CNN: Health] A new kind of children's hospital

11:49 [BBC: Health] Organ donor scandal hits Germany

11:49 [CNN] A new kind of children's hospital

11:50 [Voice of America] India Rape Suspects Face Charges

11:51 [Deutsche Welle] Preserving memories at a French WWII internment camp

11:51 [CNN] Injured Sharapova pulls out of season opening tournament

11:51 [The Independent] 'Small business Saturdays' to aid local stores

11:51 [The Independent] TUC boss warns of 'massive growth in under-employment'

11:52 [The Hindu - News] It was sheer bliss!

11:55 [CNN: Money] The future according to Larry Page

11:55 [CNN: Money] Ronald Reagan's former home for sale for $5 million

11:55 [CNN: Money] Corporate America's hit machine

11:57 [New Statesman] Profit surge for Next

11:58 [The Hindu - News] Songs of the soil

12:00 [Slate Magazine] Royally Brewed

12:00 [Russia Today] Russia enacts huge fines for Sochi 2014 ticket scalpers

12:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Paradox That Prevents Courts from Enforcing the Constitution

12:02 [New Statesman] 49's the sticking point for French firms

12:02 [CNN: Money] Reagan's former home for sale for $5 million

12:03 [Telegraph] The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey at top of New Year box office

12:04 [Guardian] Ferrari sales suffer as Italians shun luxury cars

12:05 [Big Think] From the Mailbag: "I Don't Argue With People"

12:05 [Mother Jones] America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

12:06 [The Hindu - News] Why no action against Owaisi, asks BJP

12:07 [The Independent] 'Hand back the Falkland Islands' says Argentinian president in blistering open letter attack on British 'colonialism'

12:07 [The Independent] More than 100,000 sign US petition to deport Piers Morgan

12:07 [Spiegel] Golden Arches and Broken Dreams: American Cities Drown in Debt

12:08 [The Hindu - News] Cold claims nine more lives in UP, toll reaches 116

12:08 [The Hindu - News] South Korean court orders first chemical castration of child rapist

12:08 [The Hindu - News] Smooth blend

12:10 [msnbc] Naked man arrested inside Conn. church

12:10 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

12:10 [The Hindu - News] Paramacharya goes into a reverie

12:10 [The Hindu - News] South Korean court orders first chemical castration

12:11 [CNN: Money] Fiscal cliff deal protects family tax breaks

12:12 [New Statesman] The ADgenda: highs and lows of the Google Chrome campaign

12:12 [Fin24 News] JSE flat on market consolidation

12:15 [AL JAZEERA] Turkey arrests ex-military chief of staff

12:15 [Slate Magazine] Say What?

12:16 [Fox News] Top militant reportedly killed by US drone in Pakistan- US taking bounty on ambassador 'seriously'

12:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] 2012 'second wettest on record'

12:16 [The Hindu - News] Heavy pilgrim inflow to Sabarimala through forest tracts

12:16 [The Hindu - News] In his father’s footsteps

12:19 [Caritas Internationalis] Les réfugiés syriens éprouvés par l’hiver

12:19 [Telegraph] Universities should set up "summer schools" to help working class children

12:20 [Reuters] Father of Indian gang rape victim calls for hanging of guilty

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Mohanakalyani, well delineated

12:21 [The Hindu - News] A departure from the usual?

12:24 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Magnitsky Act and Dima Yakovlev Bill Revive Cold War

12:25 [Reuters] U.S. drone strike kills key Pakistan Taliban commander: sources

12:26 [Good] This Theater Has Seats for Tweeters—So Should These Businesses

12:26 [Good] Turning Awareness into Action

12:26 [Good] Need Another Reason to Care About School Design

12:27 [] IDF arrest raid in West Bank turns violent as Palestinians demonstrate en masse

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Compelling artistry on stage

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Sung with verve

12:32 [Guardian] UK house prices fell 1% in 2012

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Rooted in tradition

12:33 [The Hindu - News] A discourse on Dikshitar’s kriti

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Mahaperiyava up close

12:34 [CNN] Study: Bullying bosses dominate their way to power

12:35 [Reuters] Social protest leaders hope to shake up Israel ballot

12:35 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 3 January 2013

12:35 [Telegraph] Ex-minister: stripping winter fuel payments to pay for elderly care could be Government's legacy

12:35 [Telegraph] Thailand shooting: Are Ko Phangan parties safe?

12:35 [Telegraph] How many seagulls would really be needed to carry Dahl's Giant Peach?

12:35 [Mother Jones] Protesters to Harvard: Just Say No to Mexican Drug War President

12:35 [Mother Jones] Republicans Have a Habit of Blocking Disaster Relief for Americans

12:35 [Mother Jones] Crime Is at its Lowest Level in 50 Years. A Simple Molecule May Be the Reason Why.

12:35 [Mother Jones] House Republicans Derail Bill Targeting Rapists

12:37 [The Hindu - News] Nature was the focus

12:37 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

12:39 [BBC: Technology] Elite reboot hits funding target

12:41 [Reuters] Monti wants to cut left and right extremes from Italy's politics

12:41 [msnbc] Teen legally known as 'Girl' fights for her name

12:44 [Raw Story] Fiscal Cliff: Obama signs American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 into law

12:44 [Raw Story] South Korea confirms Google chairman Eric Schmidt’s North Korea visit

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Style and strategy

12:47 [straight] TJ Dawe gets a taste of his own Medicine

12:47 [straight] The members of Peace are mild-mannered men of action

12:47 [straight] Josh Brolin gets into Gangster Squad fisticuffs

12:47 [straight] Laughs take Paul Myrehaug around the globe

12:48 [BBC: Education] UK university applications down

12:50 [Reuters] U.N. lifts Syria death toll to "truly shocking" 60,000

12:52 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Kim's pregnancy pains and other news

12:53 [The Independent] Can Judd Apatow go from The 40 Year Old Virgin to Broadway? And still be funny?

12:53 [The Independent] 'Hackle-raising' play starring blacked-up actors to showcase at Suffolk theatre festival

12:53 [The Independent] Bathampton transmitter fire affects broadcasts for thousands of homes

12:57 [msnbc] Fugitive behind $1 million Medicare fraud nabbed

12:57 [The Hindu - News] Notes of grandeur

12:57 [The Hindu - News] Birthday notes

12:57 [Spiegel] Continent in Crisis: China Overtakes Sluggish Europe in Car Sales

12:59 [Raw Story] Activists express outrage over Hong Kong’s ‘shark fin rooftop’

13:01 [The Hindu - News] Melody through frets

13:02 [BBC: Education] Poor white boys miss university

13:04 [Financial Times] Cameron vows to protect Falklanders

13:04 [Raw Story] Natural catastrophes caused $160 billion in damages in 2012

13:05 [Telegraph] Concerns raised over Instagram after app allows users to see photos promoting anorexia

13:05 [Telegraph] Thailand: Gunman accused of killing Brit appears in court

13:07 [Financial Times] Turkey detains retired military chief

13:07 [The Hindu - News] The trek to Sabarimala becomes harder

13:09 [Raw Story] Nation’s first female rapper Soosan Feroz says ‘If rap singing is a way to tell your miseries, Afghans have a lot to say’

13:09 [The Independent] British Airways flight in emergency landing after 'drunk middle-aged women try to storm cockpit'

13:09 [NPR] Was Boehner's Fiscal Cliff End Run Past GOP The New Normal?

13:11 [Guardian] Obese and unhealthy people could face benefit cuts

13:13 [CNN] Apes battle for survival in the Congo

13:13 [CNN] Argentina presses claim to Falkland Islands, accusing UK of colonialism

13:13 [CNN: Health] Hospital workers fired over flu shot

13:13 [CNN: Health] Dr. Gupta on treating blood clots

13:13 [BBC: Entertainment] Panel 'examines Zero Dark Thirty'

13:14 [] LogSmurf!

13:16 [The Atlantic: International] Whither the Arab Spring?

13:17 [Fin24 News] Still hope for an early rate cut

13:17 [Fin24 News] Edcon appoints new board members

13:18 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: PA will collapse in one month due to Israeli and US sanctions

13:19 [Raw Story] Supreme Court: Drug trials in India ‘causing havoc to human life’

13:19 [Raw Story] Scientists mapping Great Barrier Reef discover corals at depths never before thought possible

13:21 [Telegraph] Met Office: 2012 was second wettest year on record

13:21 [Telegraph] 2012 second wettest year in a century

13:21 [Telegraph] Man who threw bottle at men's Olympic 100m final 'did not intend to disrupt race'

13:21 [Telegraph] Kate O'Mara 'beyond distraught' over son's suspected suicide

13:23 [Guardian] David Cameron rejects call to return Falkland Islands to Argentina

13:24 [CNN: Health] Is the medical community failing breast-feeding moms?

13:24 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Huge waves halt drifting rig rescue

13:24 [Reuters] Central African Republic rebels halt advance, agree to peace talks

13:24 [Raw Story] Obama signs sweeping U.S. defense spending bill

13:24 [The Independent] India police charge five men over gang-rape of student

13:24 [The Independent] Man in court over shooting of British holidaymaker Stephen Ashton in Thailand

13:24 [The Independent] Overweight benefit claimants could have their money docked if they refuse to exercise

13:24 [NPR] This, That, or the Other

13:24 [NPR] Johnson and Johnson

13:24 [NPR] Our Greatest Author

13:24 [NPR] Dr. Ruth: Let's Talk About Sex

13:27 [Voice of America] China Insists Reporter Was Not Forced to Leave Country

13:27 [CNN: Health] Are we failing breast-feeding moms?

13:27 [CNN] Vilanova returns as Barca get back to work

13:27 [Fin24 News] Zimbabwe halts farm grabs

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Enhanced by variation and modulation

13:29 [CNN] Diplomats seek progress on Central African Republic crisis

13:29 [Raw Story] Toys inspire giant ‘dandelion’ anti-mine device

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Music as the common thread

13:34 [Raw Story] Scientists say new vaccine temporarily brakes growth of HIV

13:36 [BBC: Also in the news] Spiritual, but not religious

13:37 [CNN] America lives under the shadow of George W. Bush

13:37 [BBC: Entertainment] HBO sued over cancelled show Luck

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Kamaal Kumudini ka!

13:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Off to school with a bulletproof backpack

13:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Bed tax an option' for tourist hot spots

13:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gender pay gap widens in a year

13:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Record heatwave on way

13:38 [zero hedge] New Year Euphoria Fading

13:39 [AL JAZEERA] Gang-rape accused charged in India court

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Appealing repertoire

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Delhi gangrape: 2-days custody for bus owner

13:40 [The Independent] Basement shock set to greet Celebrity Big Brother housemates

13:41 [New Statesman] 4G's so last year: why we need 5G, and now

13:42 [Deutsche Welle] German culture veteran remakes Marseille

13:42 [Deutsche Welle] Giving the gifted a chance to flourish

13:43 [Fox News: politics] Illinois Dems advance gun control bills, firearms group warns of 'no exemptions'

13:43 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israeli navy attacks Gaza fishermen for 22nd time during "truce"

13:43 [AL JAZEERA] India gang-rape suspects charged with murder

13:44 [Fox News] GUN CONTROL FIGHT: Group Issues 'Urgent Alert' As Lawmakers Push Bills

13:45 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: January 3

13:46 [CNN: Money] AL JAZEERA'S U.S. MOVE

13:47 [Topix Activism News] Queen's Brian May Honored by PETA for His Work in Saving UK Badgers

13:47 [CNN: Politics] Obama signs bill staving off fiscal cliff

13:48 [The Hindu - News] A flavourful start

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Charge sheet filed in Delhi gangrape case

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Marked by discipline

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Frets of Melody

13:48 [straight] Deep Green Resistance Vancouver says a militant defence of the environment is needed

13:48 [straight] Fighting fat requires finding the right carbohydrates

13:48 [straight] ZenMed's Robert Kemp explains the dos and don'ts of winter skin care

13:48 [straight] Fitness in winter is no more than a step away

13:53 [CNN: Technology] How to sell or get rid of your old gadgets

13:53 [CNN: Health] Are we failing breast-feeding moms?

13:53 [CNN: Travel] Today's photo: Austrian escape

13:53 [CNN: Travel] TSA finds more than 1,500 guns in 2012

13:54 [Telegraph] Delhi gang rape suspects formally charged in India

13:54 [Telegraph] Nepalese man accused of torture arrested in Britain

13:54 [The Hindu - News] Charge sheet filed in Delhi gangrape case

13:55 [CNET News] Get a NeatDesk document scanner for $249.99

13:56 [The Independent] Google chairman Eric Schmidt to visit North Korea

13:56 [The Independent] Number of UK students applying to university slumps for second year in a row

13:56 [The Independent] Time-wasting calls to 999 slammed by police after woman calls for paramedic to take dog's temperature

13:56 [The Independent] Veteran political blogger Andrew Sullivan leaves Daily Beast to relaunch blog as subscription-based and ad free

13:56 [The Hindu - News] A flavourful start

13:57 [Raw Story] Putin grants French actor Gerard Depardieu Russian citizenship

13:57 [The Atlantic: International] How Obama Decides Your Fate If He Thinks You're a Terrorist

13:58 [The Hindu - News] Soul-stirring music

13:58 [The Hindu - News] The good baddies

14:00 [Reuters] Syria rebels in push to capture air base

14:02 [Russia Today] Google, Yahoo among top advertisers at pirate sites – study

14:02 [Russia Today] Catherine Zeta-Jones helps acquire site of Welsh palace

14:02 [NPR] With Those Lost In Mind, Sandy Hook Students And Staff Return To Classes

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Taking pannisai abroad

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Chargesheet filed in Delhi gangrape case

14:03 [CNET News] Skiing showdown: GPS-informed goggles miss the mark

14:03 [CNET News] Leap Motion motion control tech to be bundled with Asus PCs

14:03 [CNET News] Sprint will reportedly enter prepaid business itself

14:04 [BBC: Entertainment] Al Jazeera targets US expansion

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Plenty of appeal

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Love’s the leitmotif

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Expat workforce in Gulf Countries lack proper healthcare

14:06 [AlterNet] Homeless in Suburbia

14:07 [Deutsche Welle] Putin grants Depardieu citizenship

14:07 [Deutsche Welle] Fighting in northern Syria rages on

14:08 [The Hindu - News] Gentle was her voice

14:09 [Slashdot] The Copyright Battle Over Custom-Built Batmobiles

14:09 [Financial Times] FiveIndian gang rape suspects charged

14:09 [zero hedge] Bill Gross On Bernanke's Latest Helicopter Flyover, "Money For Nothing, Debt For Free" And The End Of Ponzi Schemes

14:10 [Financial Times] Five Indian gang rape suspects charged

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Worth his salt

14:10 [The Hindu - News] With a scholarly touch

14:11 [CBC: politics] Hoskins listening carefully to what Ontarians are saying

14:11 [CBC: politics] Neil Macdonald: Can Obama finish the fiscal fix?

14:11 [CBC: politics] Ontario expected to impose contracts on teachers

14:11 [CNET News] Gartner raises 2013 forecast for global IT spending

14:11 [The Independent] Diary Of A Call Girl actress Billie Piper 'was mistaken for a real prostitute

14:12 [] Time Warner Dumps Current TV Faster Than You Can Say 'Al-Jazeera America'

14:12 [] Obama's Lawless, Secretive Drone War Continues Over Pakistan

14:12 [Anarchist news] Durham, NC NYE Demo in Solidarity with Local Jail Struggles

14:12 [Anarchist news] the wait is over...

14:12 [Anarchist news] Secure(r) Communication For Your Campaign

14:12 [Anarchist news] Federal judge sets conditions for release of anarchist accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at Portland police cruiser

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Salman Khurshid defends granting of visa to Miandad

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Worth his salt

14:13 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Strewth! Giant duck takes to Sydney Harbour

14:14 [The Hindu - News] Four killed in wall collapse after LPG blast in Chennai

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Sruti became casualty

14:16 [The Hindu - News] My five…

14:17 [Deutsche Welle] Reinsurers cover 40 percent of 2012 disaster damage

14:18 [The Hindu - News] Full of vigour

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Beyond expectations

14:20 [CNN: Travel] Airline: Pilot who clipped jet wasn't warned

14:23 [CNN: Travel] 5 reasons to visit Easter Island

14:25 [Reuters] Indian rape accused charged; victim's father calls for hanging

14:26 [Telegraph] Queen turns off heating in greenhouses to save money

14:26 [The Hindu - News] Vibrant, till the end

14:26 [The Independent] 'The people of the Falklands are British' says Foreign Office as David Cameron rebuffs Argentina over 'colonialism' attack

14:26 [The Independent] Justin Bieber calls for tougher laws after paparazzi is killed photographing his car

14:27 [Raw Story] Did ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ filmmakers have secret links to CIA? U.S. Senate vows to find out

14:27 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israel bans foreigners resident in occupied West Bank from entering Jerusalem

14:28 [Spiegel] Taking the Lead: Boeing Soars Past Airbus in Deliveries

14:28 [Fin24 News] Fuel could hit R14 a litre in 2013

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Re-visiting Gandhi

14:30 [Guardian] Tony Nicklinson's family wins right to appeal against high court ruling

14:30 [Financial Times] Russia grants Depardieu citizenship

14:32 [Truthdig] Location, Location, Location

14:32 [Truthdig] Sandy Aid Delayed

14:32 [The Atlantic: International] Not Even 60,000 Dead Does Justice to the Body Count in Syria

14:32 [NPR] Pace Of Layoffs Slowed Sharply In 2012

14:32 [The Hindu - News] Perfect images but not sharp

14:34 [CNN] United's Dreamliner headed to Tokyo

14:34 [CNN] 2013: Wishes for smooth journeys

14:34 [CNN] Putin offers passport to actor Depardieu, who fled France over taxes

14:34 [Fin24 News] Petrol could reach R14/litre in 2013

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Wealth of wisdom

14:35 [Reuters] Jobless claims rise in holiday-distorted week

14:35 [CNET News] Samsung confirms Tizen-based handsets for 2013

14:36 [The Hindu - News] Quiet corner of delight

14:37 [CNN: Money] Spam maker buys Skippy peanut butter

14:37 [Deutsche Welle] A safer way to clear mines - with wind power

14:37 [Global Voices] Low Budget Movie “Lost in Thailand” Hits Box Buster in China

14:38 [The Hindu - News] It’s all about aesthetics

14:40 [BBC: Technology] Island community pleads for internet

14:40 [AL JAZEERA] Venezuela opposition seeks answers on Chavez

14:40 [Telegraph] Falklands row: Cameron vows to defend Islanders

14:40 [Telegraph] Ofcom mulls fixed contract price rise ban

14:40 [CNN: Travel] 2013: Wishes for smooth journeys

14:41 [CNN: Travel] United's Dreamliner headed to Tokyo

14:42 [Fox News: politics] Weekly jobless applications rise by 10,000 to 372,000

14:42 [The Hindu - News] Secular and sacred

14:43 [CNN: Money] Business hiring picks up in December

14:43 [CNN] The real issue is runaway spending

14:43 [CNN] Seven steps to living the life you want

14:46 [msnbc] India gang-rape victim's dad: Hang 'these monsters'

14:46 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

14:46 [The Hindu - News] Allahabad HC dismisses writ petitions against withdrawal of cases

14:47 [Raw Story] Study: Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup

14:47 [zero hedge] ADP Private Payrolls Spike To 215K, Above Expectations On Spike In Construction Jobs - Now With Infographic

14:47 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Misses By Most Since Sandy, Reverts To 2012 Average

14:48 [The Hindu - News] Stained!... Exquisitely so

14:52 [The Hindu - News] Congenially classical

14:54 [The Hindu - News] Dexterous and delicate

14:54 [The Hindu - News] 04bgsrasunitinamjoshiblueandotherstories

14:56 [Slashdot] What's In Steve Ballmer's Inbox?

14:57 [CNN] Are the days of Congress 'going big' over?

14:57 [The Independent] Cut winter fuel allowance for all but poorest pensioners, says MP Paul Burstow

14:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] India’s refugee policy an example to follow, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees

15:00 [The Hindu - News] SC raps states for not having child rights commissions

15:00 [The Hindu - News] Ways of looking

15:04 [Caritas Internationalis] Nouveaux arrivants à Bourj el-Barajneh, le camp palestinien le plus peuplé du Liban

15:04 [The Hindu - News] Assam Congress leader arrested for rape

15:06 [CNET News] Peer 150 years into the future of tech and science

15:06 [CNET News] B&N: Nook holiday sales disappoint

15:06 [CNET News] Apple in talks with Waze in possible $500 million buy -- report

15:07 [Raw Story] Hackers produce disturbing video evidence in Ohio gang rape case

15:07 [Big Think] OLED TV Has Arrived

15:07 [Deutsche Welle] Home economics fail domestic workers in US

15:07 [Slate Magazine] How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?

15:07 [CNN: Living] Seven steps to living the life you want

15:07 [CNN: Living] Shelve the parenting resolutions

15:07 [CNN: Living] Teen fashion phenom Tavi Gevinson talks girl power

15:07 [CNN: Living] Is the medical community failing breast-feeding moms?

15:07 [Global Voices] China Business Environment is Getting Tougher for Foreign Company

15:08 [Fin24 News] Play nicely, AfDB urges SA and Zim

15:08 [zero hedge] Comrade Depardieu: France's Most Famous Millionaire Expat Granted Russian Citizenship

15:09 [The Hindu - News] Prime housing colony faces a tough situation

15:09 [msnbc: politics] Boehner boxed in as new Congress begins

15:09 [Financial Times] Japan prepares for nuclear policy U-turn

15:12 [Telegraph] Team sets out to retrace Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic Antarctic journey of survival

15:12 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Likud candidates demand imposition of Israeli sovereignty over West Bank

15:14 [Reuters] Private sector job gains offer hope for labor market

15:15 [CNN] 5 reasons to visit Easter Island

15:15 [CNN] India gang-rape suspects charged with murder, rape, kidnapping

15:16 [msnbc] Boehner boxed in as new Congress begins

15:16 [msnbc] Officials: Drone kills Taliban commander in Pakistan

15:16 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

15:16 [msnbc] Drunken gunman kills 3 women in Swiss village

15:17 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone bank lending shrinks as recession bites

15:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why the Tea Party Will Live On

15:18 [CNN] Snapchat: Sexting tool, or the next Instagram?

15:18 [Financial Times] US private sector jobs surge after Sandy

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Know an eco warrior?

15:20 [CNN: Technology] Snapchat: Sexting tool, or the next Instagram?

15:22 [CNET News] Apple's App Store gets top grade from research firm

15:22 [Voice of America] CAR President Sacks Defense Minister

15:22 [Global Voices] Chinese Newspapers' New Year's Greeting Censored

15:23 [New Statesman] Tesco's "indie" coffee shop should worry defenders of capitalism

15:23 [New Statesman] Tesco's "indie" coffee shop should worry defenders of capitalism

15:23 [Truthout] Syria

15:27 [Raw Story] Civil rights attorney shuts down Fox News segment by covering ears

15:27 [The Hindu - News] Style and strategy

15:28 [The Independent] Man 'screamed abuse' at Usain Bolt and hurled bottle before 100m final

15:29 [Truthout] Austerity

15:29 [New Statesman] Labour begins the year ahead but Cameron is still preferred to Miliband

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Uttarakhand frames rules for effective implementation of RTI Act

15:31 [The Hindu - News] A flavourful start

15:31 [The Hindu - News] The good baddies

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Birthday notes

15:32 [Voice of America] Armed Groups in DRC Agree to Ceasefire

15:32 [Caritas Internationalis] Je veux la liberté dans ma vie


15:34 [Guardian] Five officers in Met's phone-hacking probe face misconduct allegations

15:35 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Arts need 'more cash not less'

15:37 [The Progressive] Obama administration needs to explain drone strikes

15:39 [zero hedge] Why The 2013 'Debt Ceiling' Debacle Will Be Worse Than 2011

15:39 [zero hedge] Two Covers To Commemorate The End Of The 112th Congress

15:39 [Truthout] Amsterdam's Plan to Resettle "Antisocial Tenants" in Containment Camps Set to Begin This Month

15:39 [Fox News: politics] Twenty-five House Republicans said to have reservations on Boehner for speaker

15:40 [CNET News] Twitter's value may be higher than $11 billion, report says

15:41 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Bruce to be honoured and other news

15:42 [NPR] This May Blow Your Mind: Video Of New Year's Eve Fireworks In Reverse

15:42 [] The settlers' aim: Occupy Israel

15:42 [Slashdot] Nokia N9: the World's Most Underrated Smartphone?

15:43 [The Hindu - News] Fast and furious

15:44 [Telegraph] Tony Nicklinson's family win permission to continue right-to-die campaign

15:44 [Telegraph] Syria 'would not join Iran in war against Israel'

15:46 [CNN: Money] Stocks awake to fiscal cliff hangover

15:49 [CNN: Money] Buffett holding makes California solar purchase

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Medical college will be in Kasaragod, says Central University

15:51 [CNN: Living] Seven steps to the life you want

15:52 [Raw Story] Fox News debates ‘yoga Nazis’ and ‘the wussification of America’

15:52 [Raw Story] World Bank investor backs luxury hotels over poverty-reduction programs

15:52 [Russia Today] Suicide bomber kills 13 Shi'ite pilgrims in Iraq

15:55 [The Hindu - News] Uff uff mirchi

15:55 [The Hindu - News] Karunanidhi hints Stalin is his heir

15:55 [CNN] New Delhi gang-rape suspects charged with murder, rape, kidnapping

15:55 [CNET News] Maybe China Mobile needs the iPhone more than it thinks

15:57 [Disinformation] NYC Middle Schooler Arrested For Doodling On School Desk

15:57 [Deutsche Welle] Spaniards, Greeks flock to Germany for work

15:57 [Deutsche Welle] India charges men accused in gang rape case

15:57 [The Hindu - News] 24-hour control room at Peerumade

15:57 [Global Voices] Call for Portuguese Blogs of the Year 2012

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Sonia steps up discussions on Telangana issue

15:59 [The Independent] 15-year-old girl with missing moniker set to sue Icelandic government in fight to legally use her name

16:00 [Slashdot] Elite Looks Set To Make a Comeback

16:01 [The Hindu - News] Looking around

16:02 [Russia Today] 'Not to publish' photo of Princess Diana with unknown man unveiled, up for sale

16:05 [CBC: politics] Ontario imposes contracts on public school teachers

16:06 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'German Organ Transplant System Prone to Manipulation'

16:07 [Raw Story] 4 hurt in Disneyland Paris steam train accident

16:08 [zero hedge] Today's Examination Of Yesterday

16:09 [Reuters] Central African Republic president refuses to leave power, defying rebels

16:10 [Truthout] The Final Failure of a Failed Congress

16:11 [CNN: Money] Subaru recalls 630,000 vehicles for fire risk

16:13 [The Hindu - News] That forgotten maverick’s voice…

16:13 [The Hindu - News] Paramacharya goes into a reverie

16:14 [Telegraph] Connecticut school shooting: Sandy Hook pupils back at school

16:14 [Telegraph] Want a good night's sleep? Let the baby cry, say psychologists

16:14 [Telegraph] Interactive graphic: UK rainfall in every year since 1910

16:14 [Telegraph] 141 journalists killed in 2012, study finds

16:14 [Reuters] Suicide car bomber kills at least 20 Shi'ite pilgrims in Iraq

16:14 [Slashdot] Connecticut Group Wants Your Violent Videogames — To Destroy Them

16:17 [] Hitler’s Jewish neighbor co-authors memoir

16:19 [Fox News] Indonesian town aims to make women ride vehicles side-saddle, in push to save morals

16:19 [Fox News] Rare tumor causes hair to grown on man's eyeball

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Mahaperiyava up close

16:20 [CNET News] InterDigital calls for sales ban against Samsung, Nokia, others

16:20 [Voice of America] US Reports Slight Rise in Unemployment Claims

16:22 [CNN: Money] Shell's grounded Alaskan oil rig

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Cabinet okays contributory pension scheme

16:24 [Reuters] Sandy Hook children head to school for first time since attack

16:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Zeta Jones 'lost palace' donation

16:26 [CNN] Bilbao forward Llorente opens talks with Juventus

16:26 [CNN] 'Pitch Perfect' actress heads to 'Vegas

16:27 [Raw Story] Drunk man leaves baby at Florida strip club

16:27 [The Atlantic: National] How My Autistic Son Got Lost in the Public School System

16:28 [CNET News] Skype 'temporarily' disables People Hub in Windows Phone update

16:28 [Fox News: politics] Boehner Stakes Speakership on his New Years Resolution

16:30 [The Hindu - News] Nurturing an age-old art form

16:30 [The Hindu - News] That forgotten maverick’s voice…

16:30 [Truthout] New Year, New Era for Progressives and Obama

16:30 [The Independent] Misconduct probe for phone-hacking police

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Nurturing an age-old art form

16:32 [NPR] In India, Five Charged With Rape And Murder In Crime That Shocked Nation

16:32 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for January 3, 2013

16:32 [] Democracy Now!: Indian Gang-Rape Victim’s Attackers Charged With Murder, Protesters Push for Broader Women’s Rights

16:32 [] Democracy Now!: Exposé Reveals Walmart Blocked Improvements Despite Vows To Improve Safety After Deadly Factory Fire

16:33 [Middle East Monitor] Jamal Kanj: Obama and the Israel Lobby

16:34 [The Hindu - News] Rock of ages

16:34 [The Hindu - News] Mullah Nazir killed in drone strike

16:34 [AL JAZEERA] Fighting rages for control of Syrian air base

16:35 [msnbc] Suicide car bomber kills at least 20 Iraqi pilgrims

16:35 [msnbc] Senator stroke victim: Angels had 'New York accents'

16:35 [CNN: Entertainment] New judges bring edge to 'The Voice'

16:37 [Big Think] In Quake-Damaged Christchurch, A "Cardboard Cathedral" Grows

16:37 [NPR] NPR's Michele Norris Returning As Host/Special Correspondent

16:37 [] Vandalism at Jerusalem holy site may have sought to erase traces of Muslim control

16:38 [The Hindu - News] It is playtime

16:38 [Spiegel] Picture This: Flying High in the Alps

16:41 [zero hedge] Ninbe Observations on Q3 Reserve Data

16:41 [zero hedge] HoW To PRoPeRLY CoMMeMoRaTe The 112th LuBe JoB (Congress)

16:42 [The Nation] The US Intelligence Community's New Year Wish

16:42 [OpEdNews] Tom Engelhardt: Apocalypse When?

16:44 [Telegraph] Health warning as manure fire burns in Duchess of Cambridge's home village

16:44 [Reuters] Suicide car bomber kills 20 Shi'ite pilgrims in Iraq

16:46 [The Independent] It's cash only for tourists in the Vatican as Italy's central bank blocks electronic payments

16:46 [The Independent] 'Al-Qa'ida' terror suspect Abid Naseer extradited to US

16:47 [Raw Story] Peter King: ‘I really don’t know why people need assault weapons’

16:47 [Deutsche Welle] Eating Italy on a food tour of Rome

16:47 [Russia Today] Sweden send Russia into Junior Worlds bronze game

16:47 [The Atlantic: International] Beyond Gang Rape: India's Cultural Problem With Gender Equity

16:47 [Mother Jones] Study: Cows Are 25 Percent Snake

16:47 [Mother Jones] They Hate Each Other, They Really Hate Each Other

16:48 [zero hedge] When Americans Can't Afford A Dollar

16:50 [CBC: politics] The Nanos Number: Canadians less certain over country's direction

16:51 [CBC: politics] It's been a boom year for women in politics

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Watsu – floating in the tranquil zone

16:52 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Cabinet nod for contributory pension scheme

16:52 [Guardian] University applications down by 6%

16:52 [Guardian] Milan friendly abandoned after players protest against racist chants

16:54 [CNET News] Huawei Ascend P1 lands in U.S. for $450 at Amazon

16:54 [CNET News] Nexus 4 reportedly heads to T-Mobile stores this month

16:55 [CNN: Money] The power of the business matchmaker

16:55 [CNN: Money] Stop bashing the 'uncool' Avis-Zipcar deal

16:55 [CNN] Gunmen attack Nigerian police station

16:56 [Slashdot] Quad-Core Stick PC Runs Ubuntu

16:56 [Voice of America] Report: At Least 20 Shi'ite pilgrims Killed in Iraq Blast

16:56 [CBC: politics] AFN asks PM, GG to commit to 2nd Crown-First Nations event

16:57 [Raw Story] Bank card payments suspended in Vatican

16:57 [Raw Story] Watch live: ICE chief discusses rescue operation for exploited kids

16:57 [] Bulgarian authorities identify suspect in Burgas bombing

16:59 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israeli forces detain more Palestinians, including minors across the West Bank

17:00 [Slashdot] Who Would Actually Build an Ubuntu Smartphone?

17:00 [The Hindu - News] Chartbuster

17:01 [New Statesman] Why zombies shouldn't always be slain

17:01 [Fin24 News] Tough times for world's top brokers

17:01 [The Independent] Norovirus outbreak over festive period triggers blood shortage

17:01 [The Independent] From The Last of Us to GTA V, the games we can’t wait for in 2013

17:02 [Telegraph] Brassed Off colliery band in danger of closing over money woes

17:02 [Telegraph] Cameron tells Kirchner: listen to the Falkland Islanders

17:02 [Telegraph] David Cameron must avoid an 'ethnic beauty contest' when choosing candidates to fight 2015 election, says MP

17:02 [Telegraph] Man who threw bottle at Usain Bolt had breached Olympic stadium security to reach athletes' VIP area


17:06 [Spiegel] A Decisive Year: Merkel's To-Do List for 2013

17:10 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: One Pound Fish man 'not deported'

17:10 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Pitch Perfect' actress heads to 'Vegas'

17:10 [CNN: Entertainment] Kutcher files for divorce

17:10 [Truthout] Slow-Rolling Massacre Redux: Start Small, Think Big and Make a World of Difference

17:10 [Truthout] The US Intelligence Community’s New Year’s Wish: Megatrends, Game-Changers, Black Swans, Tectonic Shifts, and a World Not That Different From 2012

17:10 [Guardian] Syria's rising death toll - Thursday 3 January 2013

17:11 [Pravda] What happens between China and Tibet?

17:12 [Raw Story] Analysts value Twitter at $11 billion as it prepares to go public in 2014

17:12 [Disinformation] Space Travel Can Cause Alzheimer’s, Study Warns

17:12 [Voice of America] Report: At Least 20 Shi'ite Pilgrims Killed in Iraq Blast

17:12 [Fox News] Gavel Drama Brewing for Boehner?

17:12 [Fox News] GUN CONTROL FIGHT: Group Issues 'Urgent Alert' As Ill. Dems Advance Bills

17:12 [Fox News] GORE'S BIG $ELL: Ex-VP Cashes in on Sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera

17:13 [CNN] By the Numbers: Politics in 2013

17:13 [CNN] Indian rape debate: Why death penalty is no solution

17:13 [CNN: Money] Best car sales in five years

17:14 [The Hindu - News] It’s a techie life: Full of beans

17:14 [Guardian] Cameron rejects call to return Falkland Islands to Argentina

17:14 [Guardian] Spanish gang steals tonne of hashish at midnight on New Year's Eve

17:15 [BBC: Entertainment] Zeta Jones helps appeal milestone

17:16 [Telegraph] British couple crushed by car in Bruges

17:16 [Telegraph] Prince of Wales: countryside is 'as precious as an ancient cathedral'

17:16 [Telegraph] Norovirus triggers shortage of O negative blood

17:16 [Telegraph] Alleged al-Qaeda operative extradited to US

17:17 [The Independent] Car bomb in Iraq kills at least 20 Shiite pilgrims

17:17 [The Independent] David Cameron rejects winter fuel allowance cut for pensioners

17:17 [] Livni: Center-left must unite against formation of extremist government

17:21 [CBC: politics] Atleo asks PM, GG to commit to treaty meeting

17:21 [Pravda] Thomas Cook, the founder of mass tourism

17:22 [Deutsche Welle] Myanmar awaits freedom 65 years after independence

17:22 [Deutsche Welle] Gunman kills three women in Switzerland

17:22 [Russia Today] India gang-rape shock: Accounts emerge of brutal abuse by underager

17:22 [NPR] Apes Have Food, Will Share For A Social Payoff

17:22 [CNET News] Gates, Ellison, other tech moguls got richer last year

17:24 [CNN] Fiscal cliff was bound to collapse

17:24 [CNN: Politics] Is Congress capable of 'going big'?

17:25 [CNN: Politics] Time to toot horn for George H.W. Bush

17:27 [Raw Story] Hand grenades discovered in Disney World trash can

17:27 [Raw Story] Newspaper threatened with ‘suspicious white powder’ after publishing gun owners’ names

17:27 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

17:27 [Slate Magazine] Go Ahead, Complain About Your Job on Facebook

17:28 [Voice of America] A Woman’s Journey: Helping Bring Literacy to Tanzanian Children

17:29 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Jordan accuses Israel of planning to divide Al-Aqsa Mosque

17:30 [AlterNet] AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen's Trend Forecast for 2013

17:32 [New Statesman] Review: David Attenborough's Africa

17:32 [Deutsche Welle] Uganda's hidden role in Congo's conflict

17:33 [BBC: Entertainment] Romanian filmmaker dies aged 82

17:33 [CNET News] Epix films, programming to land on PS3 in first quarter

17:34 [CNN] Milan's Boateng takes stand over racism

17:36 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly car blast shatters Iraqi town

17:37 [Big Think] Is Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” Still a Modern Masterpiece If Nobody’s Seen It?

17:37 [Big Think] Want to Save the Manufacturing Sector? It’s Time to Embrace the Principles of Next Generation Manufacturing

17:37 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Chart That Explains Why Your New Year's Resolution Will (Probably) Fail

17:38 [zero hedge] X-12 Arima Is Back: A Look At ADP's "Seasonal Adjustment" Protocol

17:38 [zero hedge] Spain And Italy Were Both Best And Worst In 2012

17:38 [msnbc] Sandy Hook students return: New building, old desks

17:42 [CNN] What lies behind renewed tensions over the Falkland Islands?

17:42 [New Statesman] WM Paul Young: "Religious systems are fundamentally opposed to women."

17:42 [Russia Today] What’s in a name? Quite a lot, if you live in Iceland

17:46 [CNET News] Apple said to be eyeing new display tech for next iPhone

17:46 [CNET News] More Sony Xperia Z, ZL details emerge

17:46 [Voice of America] Iraq Car Bomb Kills at Least 15 Shi'ite Pilgrims

17:47 [The Hindu - News] Barack Obama signs fiscal cliff bill …. with autopen

17:47 [Topix Activism News] Public hearing set on proposed voter purge rule

17:47 [The Atlantic: Technology] Happy New Year 2013, Starting With 'Future of Mapping'

17:47 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Martian Dream: Here's What the Red Planet Would Look Like With Earth-Like Oceans and Life

17:47 [NPR] Fire Risk Leads Praxair To Recall Grab 'n Go Oxygen Tanks

17:47 [NPR] Putin Grants French Actor Depardieu Russian Citizenship

17:50 [CNN] Britain extradites terror suspect to United States

17:50 [Slashdot] All Ruby On Rails Versions Suffer SQL Injection Flaw

17:51 [Telegraph] Gunman kills three in Swiss town

17:51 [Telegraph] Spain to toughen Gibraltar stance with airspace veto

17:51 [CNN: Politics] Cliff deal filled with pork

17:51 [CNN: Politics] Obama signs fiscal cliff deal bill

17:51 [CNN: Politics] Navarrette: Real issue is spending

17:51 [CNN: Politics] 113th Congress begins

17:52 [The Atlantic: Technology] Google's Michael Jones on How Maps Became Personal

17:53 [CNN] Gunmen attack Nigerian police station, kill 4

17:53 [Campaign For Liberty] “We Are Already Over the Fiscal Cliff”

17:54 [AL JAZEERA] Putin grants Depardieu Russian citizenship

17:54 [AlterNet] Chris Christie, Spare Us Your Anti-GOP Theatrics -- You're Still a Republican

17:55 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Spoiled Teenager Syndrome

17:56 [Spiegel] The Greece of Asia: Japan's Growing Sovereign Debt Time Bomb

17:57 [Raw Story] Study: Fewer Arizona teens smoking pot since medical marijuana legalization

17:57 [Raw Story] Watch live: 113th Congress convenes in Washington

17:57 [OpEdNews] Mad Cow is Back in a New Form

17:59 [Reuters] Monti says political rivals should sideline extremists

17:59 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: US imposes more sanctions on Iran to thwart nuclear programme

18:02 [Fin24 News] Weak productivity hammers UK economy

18:02 [Russia Today] Obama signs NDAA 2013 without objecting to indefinite detention of Americans

18:03 [Fox News: politics] As tax hikes kick in for all, top earners pay growing share

18:03 [CNN] Limited Sandy relief vote to occur on Friday

18:04 [The Independent] 'Please give me a job': Unemployed graduate spends last £500 in his bank account on billboard begging for people to 'EmployAdam'

18:04 [The Independent] US drone strike kills top militant Mullah Nazir in Pakistan

18:04 [The Independent] French battle Belgians over invention of ‘les frites’

18:04 [The Independent] Two people in hospital after bridge collapse in Yorkshire

18:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Putin offers passport to Depardieu

18:05 [Telegraph] Menopause memory problems 'real not imagined'

18:05 [Telegraph] Fitted kitchen chains accused of confusing shoppers with 'yo-yo' pricing

18:07 [Good] A Solar-Powered Lamppost Brings Light to Women's Collectives in Rural Africa

18:07 [Deutsche Welle] India moves for swift justice in Delhi rape case

18:07 [CNET News] WiGig Alliance to consolidate activities in Wi-Fi Alliance

18:07 [CNET News] FTC to announce results of Google investigation at 10 a.m. PST

18:07 [Mother Jones] The Near-Rich Did Really Well in the Fiscal Cliff Deal

18:12 [Big Think] How To Stay Sane. A Q&A With Philippa Perry

18:12 [Big Think] Modeling Future Cyberattacks Using A Model-Train Town

18:12 [Russia Today] Weapon background checks hit record high in December

18:12 [CNET News] Aluminum Nokia Lumia looming, 'sources' say

18:12 [CNET News] BlackBerry Curve 9315 budget phone coming to T-Mobile

18:13 [Fox News: politics] Hundreds arrested in ICE child exploitation probe

18:13 [Global Voices] Arab World: Al-Andalus: Fall or Reconquista?

18:13 [New Statesman] Would punishing fat people even work? Science says no.

18:13 [New Statesman] Japan "nationalises" industrial stock

18:13 [New Statesman] Putin welcomes tax exile Depardieu with open arms

18:14 [Reuters] Regulators to make announcement on Google probe

18:14 [Reuters] New Sandy Hook school opens after attack

18:16 [Voice of America] Students Return to Class After Connecticut Massacre

18:17 [CNN] Losing New Year's resolve? Google wants to help

18:17 [Russia Today] Weapon background checks hit record high in US

18:17 [Fox News] Sandy Hook kids return to class at nearby school- Worker reportedly let husband see gunman's body

18:17 [Fox News] Top militant reportedly killed by US drone in Pakistan

18:17 [Fox News] Big 3 auto makers log best Dec. since recession

18:17 [Fox News] Argentina's president calls on UK to give up Falklands

18:19 [CNN: Money] Barnes & Noble reports unhappy holiday sales

18:19 [CNN: Money] Is it ever okay to cry at the office?

18:20 [The Independent] Mother of cancer boy Neon Roberts fears treatment will cause her to lose out on grandchildren

18:20 [The Independent] NRA’s Hollywood Guns display is ‘hypocritical’

18:20 [The Independent] Three dead as gunman strikes in Swiss village

18:21 [Telegraph] Prince of Wales: countryside is "as precious as an ancient cathedral"

18:21 [Telegraph] US President Barack Obama: the year 2012 in pictures

18:21 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Tarantino's filmic 'umbilical cord'

18:24 [CNET News] Starbucks starts selling Square Readers for $10 in-store

18:25 [CNN: Money] Microsoft to Google: Play fair with YouTube

18:26 [CNN] Big deal: You can be fat and fit

18:26 [Fin24 News] D-day for Google probe

18:27 [Guardian] California teens accused of drugging parents to get around internet curfew

18:27 [msnbc] 'Yeah, Mark!' After stroke, senator takes 45 big steps

18:28 [NPR] Nice Moment: Sen. Mark Kirk Returns To Capitol One Year After Stroke

18:28 [NPR] Are Women Safe In India?

18:28 [NPR] Will Congress Get Along In 2013?

18:28 [NPR] Latinos Shifting Political Trends

18:29 [Reuters] Suicide car bomber kills 27 Shi'ite pilgrims in Iraq

18:33 [] The bottom line of the Harpaz Affair

18:33 [BBC: Health] Immune 'booster' may hit cancer

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan for approaching complex issues through debate, analysis

18:34 [CNET News] iPen 2 will let you write on your iMac or iPad

18:35 [The Independent] 2012 second wettest year on record

18:36 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: One Pound Fish man 'not deported'

18:36 [CNN: Politics] Borger: Deal was bound to collapse

18:36 [CNN: Politics] House to take up limited Sandy relief on Friday

18:36 [CNN: Politics] Real issue is runaway spending

18:36 [Spiegel] Swabian Invasion?: Scorn for Eastern Berlin's Well-Heeled Newcomers

18:37 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Case Against Kerry

18:37 [Deutsche Welle] Bombing kills 17 Shiite pilgrims

18:37 [Mother Jones] Lead and Crime: I'll Be on the Leonard Lopate Show Today at 1:20 pm

18:38 [zero hedge] Myths, Cliffs, And The 2% Solution

18:38 [zero hedge] Europe is Fixed... Which is Why Spain and Greece's Banking Systems Are Collapsing Again

18:38 [zero hedge] Deja 'Exuberance' Vu Or Different This Time?

18:39 [The Hindu - News] Please look at Bengal, Mamata tells PM

18:40 [AlterNet] The Right-Wing Clinton Crazies Are Back Again

18:41 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: Global Ban Another Tool in the Fight Against FGM

18:41 [The Hindu - News] Kidnapped factory manager shot dead

18:42 [CNET News] Teens allegedly drug parents' milkshakes to get online

18:42 [Raw Story] Mysteriously sourced report claims hyrofracking safe in New York state

18:42 [Disinformation] The Incubus Made Me Do It! Again! And That Time, Too!

18:43 [NPR] Boehner Not Being Challenged In Vote For Speaker

18:44 [Slashdot] 'Hobbit' Creates Big Data Challenge

18:45 [The Hindu - News] Activists up in arms against “sexist” Punjabi singers

18:47 [Truthdig] The U.S. Intelligence Community’s New Year’s Wish

18:48 [AL JAZEERA] 'Senior al-Qaeda figure' killed in Yemen


18:49 [The Hindu - News] Violin maestro MSG passes away

18:50 [Reuters: politics] House starts Boehner speakership vote

18:51 [Telegraph] Floods 'made worse by failure to clear water courses'

18:51 [Telegraph] Flu cases up almost half in a fortnight

18:51 [Telegraph] Senior Taliban commander killed in US drone strike despite truce with Pakistani military

18:51 [Telegraph] What the new US congress has to tackle

18:51 [straight] News for Youse: Bus seatbelts, Port Mann Bridge slowdowns, and Madonna falls on her face

18:52 [Raw Story] Obama prepares to ignore NDAA provisions blocking Guantanamo closure

18:52 [Raw Story] FTC settlement likely following lengthy Google antitrust probe

18:55 [Guardian] Afghan census dodges questions of ethnicity and language

18:55 [Guardian] London Zoo opens gates to colony of snappers for annual animal census

18:55 [The Hindu - News] It will be Stalin, says Karunanidhi

18:57 [Disinformation] The Big Lebowski Explains the Fiscal Cliff

19:02 [Raw Story] State Dept. slams Fox News ‘credible journalist’ for ‘asinine’ question about Clinton’s health

19:02 [Raw Story] French watchdog criticizes new birth control pills over blood clot risk

19:02 [Raw Story] Django Unchained: A Movie About Other Movies About the 19th Century

19:02 [Deutsche Welle] President of Central African Republic fires son

19:02 [Deutsche Welle] Argentina asks Britain for Falklands talks

19:02 [Slate Magazine] That Is Not an Ear Infection

19:02 [Truthout] Jason Leopold on Project Censored Radio

19:03 [] IDF soldiers abandon posts near Syria border, citing 'humiliating treatment' by commanders

19:03 [CNET News] CNET's Twitter team for CES 2013

19:03 [AlterNet] 6 Reasons GMO Labeling Will Pass in Washington State

19:03 [The Hindu - News] Are U.S. treasury bonds seized in Tirupur genuine, ask legal experts

19:03 [The Hindu - News] Income Tax officials verifying bills seized in Tirupur

19:06 [CNN: Money] Transocean to pay $1.4 billion over Gulf oil spill

19:06 [The Independent] Supreme Court rules that parliamentary committee does not have the power to disqualify the Sri Lanka's Chief Justice

19:06 [The Independent] Court throws out case against producer who staged pro-gay play

19:07 [Raw Story] London Zoo conducts census of animals

19:07 [Raw Story] Tunisian dean accused of attacking veiled student said trial undermines democracy

19:07 [Telegraph] Girls getting better grades 'to reward good behaviour'

19:07 [Good] Redesigning the Mobile Phone: Building Electronics to Last

19:07 [Good] People Are Awesome: Man Moves in With Parents So a Homeless Family Can Live in His House

19:07 [The Atlantic: International] Why Japan Can't Compete With China

19:07 [Truthout] It's Better Than it Looks

19:08 [Infoshop] Palestine-Israel: The Joint struggle continues on the background of the mounting tension

19:08 [Slashdot] Reason On How and Why 38 Studios Went Bust

19:08 [zero hedge] Geithner Out Before March

19:09 [CNN] Congressional ethics investigators could soon be silenced

19:09 [CNN] Low bar for new Congress

19:14 [The Hindu - News] Akbaruddin Owaisi charged under non-bailable Sections

19:14 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

19:14 [CBC: politics] AFN Chief Atleo urges Harper, GG to attend treaty meeting

19:15 [Fox News] URGENT: House Votes on Speaker

19:15 [Fox News] GUN CONTROL FIGHT: Illinois Dems Seek Ban on All Modern Firearms

19:15 [Fox News] RUNNING ON EMPTY: Delaware Taxpayers On Hook as Fisker Plant Idles

19:18 [The Hindu - News] Assam Congress leader held on rape charge

19:18 [CNN: Money] Transocean to pay $1.4 billion for role in Gulf oil spill

19:18 [OpEdNews] Crazy For Change-- Debillionairizing America, Eliminating Dynasties

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Terrorists replace India in Pak. ‘danger’ list

19:22 [The Progressive] The New Congress: A Victory for Diversity

19:22 [The Independent] Delhi authorities charge five men over gang-rape of student in India

19:22 [The Independent] Happy, clappy, and out of the closet: Evangelicals who say being gay is OK

19:23 [CNN] By the numbers: 113th Congress

19:26 [Slashdot] Google Engineer Shows How To Forge Swords and Knives

19:26 [Reuters: politics] U.S.: time not right for Google executive's North Korea trip

19:27 [CNET News] Samsung still rules U.S. mobile market

19:27 [CNET News] Add color to pics with the dSLR Wheel of Filters

19:27 [CNET News] Google settles with FTC over antitrust issues

19:27 [] Corporate-Friendly Fiscal Deal Maintains Tens of Billions in Fossil Fuel Industry Giveaways

19:27 [] Peruvian Indigenous Stand Up Against Camisea Gas Project

19:27 [] In Fight Against Water Corporations, Bottles Banned in Concord, Mass

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Gujarat’s executive powers usurped: Jaitley

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Can assemble chemical arms: Syrian rebels

19:28 [Reuters] FTC ends long Google probe with mild reprimand

19:32 [The Hindu - News] Charge sheet filed against 5 accused in gang rape case

19:32 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka heads towards a crisis

19:32 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: Plodding Recitative Edition

19:32 [] Azerbaijan: Baku Looks Forward to Hosting Euro Games

19:33 [Moral Low Ground] South Carolina Dad Justin Brueger Charged in Accidental Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old Son Easton Brueger

19:35 [CNN: Health] Big deal: You can be fat and fit

19:35 [CNN: Health] Do you have a cold or the flu?

19:36 [The Hindu - News] U.K., Argentina in fresh of war of words over Falklands

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Irish peace award for Malala

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Miandad’s name not in negative list: Centre

19:37 [Good] Nice Work: Your Lightbulbs Have Changed an Economic Metric

19:38 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for January 3, 2013

19:39 [Voice of America] Obama Approves Defense Bill Despite Veto Threats Over Guantanamo

19:39 [CNN: Money] Why BuzzFeed raised new venture capital

19:40 [The Hindu - News] Apex court: judges must be sensitised to women’s problems

19:40 [The Hindu - News] Neglect throws Miniature Residency in ruins

19:40 [CNN] End culture of rape in 2013

19:40 [CNN: Technology] Six tech resolutions for the new year

19:41 [Voice of America] Obama Approves Defense Bill Despite Veto Threats

19:41 [zero hedge] Will Fourth Time Be The Charm For The Market's Dislocation From Fundamental Reality?

19:41 [zero hedge] SS on NFP & More

19:41 [zero hedge] Boehner Reelected As Speaker Of 113th Congress

19:41 [zero hedge] FOMC Minutes - Expectations And USD Implications

19:41 [CBC: politics] Atleo asks PM, GG to commit to 'urgent' AFN treaty meeting

19:42 [Big Think] Gesture Control Tech To Be Bundled Into PCs

19:42 [Raw Story] Tea party Reps vote for ousted Allen West over Boehner for Speaker of the House

19:42 [AlterNet] The US Has Averaged More Than 18 Gun Deaths Every Day Since the Newtown Shooting

19:42 [msnbc: politics] Plenty of historical firsts in the new 113th Congress

19:42 [msnbc: politics] Boehner re-elected as Speaker of the House

19:43 [CNET News] State opposes Google chairman's trip to North Korea

19:44 [Financial Times] Car bomb stokes Iraq sectarian tensions

19:44 [Financial Times] Spanish royals seek to regain approval

19:44 [Financial Times] Backlash pushes Republicans to demand cuts

19:46 [The Hindu - News] Blood on tracks all through 2012

19:47 [Guardian] Diane Abbott outlines plan to curb fast food shops

19:48 [] Israel's State Prosecutor to close investigation into former PM Ariel Sharon

19:48 [Reuters] Republican Boehner wins second term as House Speaker

19:49 [Guardian] Live Nation in talks to host gigs at Olympic Stadium from summer

19:50 [The Hindu - News] SBH comes forward to help Mubina

19:50 [Reuters: politics] Republican Boehner wins second term as House Speaker

19:51 [Guardian] Suspected al-Qaida terrorist extradited from Britain to US

19:51 [Guardian] Venezuelan leaders gather at bedside of Hugo Chávez

19:51 [CNN] India gang-rape victim in Singapore for treatment; new protests hit New Delhi

19:51 [CNN] Doctor: Young woman gang-raped in India dies

19:51 [CNN] Misogyny in India: We are all guilty

19:51 [straight] Photo of the Day: Mount Seymour

19:51 [straight] Vidya Balan and Amitabh Bachchan named hottest vegetarian celebrities in India

19:52 [The Hindu - News] Protesters seek speedy justice

19:52 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: What is behind 2012's washout?

19:53 [CNET News] Apple has no plans to buy social-navigation company Waze

19:53 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Police pepper-sprayed my family'

19:53 [The Independent] Alfie Fripp, oldest surviving and longest-serving British prisoner of war, dies age 98

19:53 [Telegraph] Falklands row: Islanders respond in detail to points raised by Cristina Kirchner

19:53 [Telegraph] Swiss shooter to be questioned over al-Hilli Alps murder

19:53 [Telegraph] Obama administration faces Senate inquiry over links to new Osama bin Laden film Zero Dark Thirty

19:53 [Reuters: politics] Record number of women sworn into new Congress

19:54 [Slashdot] Why "We The People" Should Use Random Sample Voting

19:54 [The Hindu - News] Rights, gender studies for CBSE XI, XII students

19:54 [CNN] Rape victim arrives in Singapore for medical treatment

19:56 [CNN: Entertainment] 2012's TV lessons for 2013

19:56 [The Hindu - News] City may face dry days this summer

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Hand over rapists to us, say protesters

19:57 [Topix Activism News] Fighting rages around Syrian military air base

19:58 [msnbc: politics] Clinton plans to return to work next week

19:58 [The Hindu - News] Green activists see red in Khurshid’s action

19:59 [Reuters] FTC ends long Google probe with mild reprimand

19:59 [msnbc] Boehner re-elected as Speaker of the House

20:00 [The Hindu - News] GHMC takes the high road on works

20:00 [CNN] 2012's TV lessons for 2013

20:00 [CNN] Opinion: India's rape problem needs a rewiring of society's attitude

20:01 [CNET News] Pinterest acquires recipe sharing Punchfork

20:01 [CNN: Money] Google dodges major antitrust bullet

20:01 [CNN: Money] Washington waits for next move on Geithner

20:01 [CNN: Money] Families keep tax breaks

20:01 [CNN: Money] How much more tax you'll pay

20:02 [Russia Today] Anonymous hackers release video of football stars bragging about rape

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Missing Uppal resident’s body found

20:02 [The Hindu - News] “Was raising funds for project”

20:03 [Financial Times] Russia grants citizenship to Depardieu

20:03 [AlterNet] Dianne Feinstein Suggests "Less on Testosterone" Will Help Senate Deadlock, as Record Number of Women Take Office

20:04 [BBC: Technology] Google strikes deal on anti-trust

20:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] Rock is new Mars meteorite class

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Hurry to get off bus proves fatal for student

20:07 [Truthdig] Taliban Leader Dead in Pakistan Drone Strike

20:07 [Good] New Living Walls Use 'Biological Concrete' to Reduce CO2

20:08 [zero hedge] Market Breaks Again

20:08 [zero hedge] How To Profit From The Impending Bursting Of The Education Bubble, pt 1 - A Bubble Bigger Than Subprime & More Dangerous Than So

20:08 [OpEdNews] It's OK, Honey, His Gun Has a Noise Suppressor

20:08 [OpEdNews] Media Military Symbiosis - Antithesis of Both Truth and Matthew Brady

20:08 [OpEdNews] Do Pro-business Policies Benefit the Poor?

20:08 [OpEdNews] Big Media Gatekeepers Prohibit Substantive Discussion, Shift Blame for Gun Massacres

20:08 [The Hindu - News] Kidney racket thrives in Bangalore, thanks to loopholes in law

20:08 [The Hindu - News] Bangalore worst hit by scare among women IT workers

20:08 [CNN] Social media casts spotlight on Ohio rape case

20:09 [Reuters: politics] Record number of women sworn into new U.S. Congress

20:09 [Truthout] Cliff Deal a "Moderate" Betrayal

20:09 [Guardian] John Boehner re-elected as Speaker of the House - US politics live

20:10 [Fox News: politics] Clinton expected to return to work next week

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Italian marines likely to return to Kerala today

20:10 [AL JAZEERA] Republicans slammed over Sandy-relief delay

20:12 [Raw Story] State Department criticizes Google CEO’s North Korea visit

20:12 [Raw Story] ‘Miss Universe’ comes out for medical marijuana

20:12 [Russia Today] US waiting for blowback after drone killing of Pakistani ally

20:18 [OpEdNews] When Research Meets Conventional Wisdom; Non-violent Response More Effective Than Armed Response

20:18 [OpEdNews] A New Year's Resolution For Survival

20:19 [Truthout] Exposé Reveals Walmart Blocked Improvements Despite Vows to Improve Safety After Deadly Factory Fireé-reveals-walmart-blocked-improvements-despite-vows-to-improve-safety-after-deadly-factory-fire

20:20 [Reuters] Flood program to run dry without congressional action: FEMA

20:21 [Reuters: politics] Flood program to run dry without congressional action: FEMA

20:22 [zero hedge] FOMC Minutes Released: Dissension To QE4EVA Growing

20:22 [zero hedge] "Houston, Looks Like We Have Quote Problem Out There"

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Cash transfer scheme will cut subsidies: CPI(M)

20:23 [NPR] FTC Closes Google Inquiry; Tech Giant Makes Changes And Avoids Antitrust Charges

20:23 [OpEdNews] Drone Clones

20:23 [Telegraph] Google's Eric Schmidt North Korea trip 'unhelpful', says US

20:24 [Reuters] House chooses Boehner as speaker again

20:24 [The Independent] All creatures great and small: Annual animal census begins at London Zoo

20:24 [Truthout] Exposé Reveals Walmart Blocked Improvements Despite Vows to Improve Safety After Deadly Factory Fire

20:24 [Truthout] Rich Should Be Happy with Cliff Deal

20:24 [The Hindu - News] J&K Public Service Commission member alleges violation of norms in selection of officers

20:25 [Reuters: politics] House chooses Boehner as speaker again

20:26 [Slashdot] Open-Hardware Licensed Handheld Software-Defined Radio In the Works

20:26 [CNET News] 'Big Bang Theory' catchphrase inspires new bee species name

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Alagiri camp silent over Karunanidhi’s remark

20:27 [Truthdig] Pakistan Taliban Leader Dead in U.S. Drone Strike

20:27 [Raw Story] Florida man who shot victim asked: ‘Are you Muslim?’

20:27 [CNN: Money] Even dollar stores find it hard to make a buck

20:27 [CNN: Money] Fed: Mortgage rates won't get much lower

20:27 [CNN: Money] Bill Gross: Avoid long-term bonds

20:27 [BBC: Technology] US criticises Google Korea visit

20:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] Conquering the fear of the setting sun

20:32 [zero hedge] Jon Hilsenrath's 589 Word Instanalysis Of The Fed Minutes

20:33 [NPR] Northern Mali: A Violent Islamist Stronghold

20:33 [NPR] Transocean Reaches $1.4B Settlement In Gulf Oil Spill Case

20:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] Between a rock & the Republicans

20:37 [Good] What's Your New Year's UnResolution?

20:37 [The Atlantic: Technology] What Matters in Google's FTC Settlement: A Cheat Sheet

20:37 [Russia Today] 2013: Lucky or unlucky for the world economy?

20:38 [Mother Jones] Politicians Should Learn Bigger Lessons From Their Pet Causes

20:38 [] Likud-Beiteinu rejects call to sign Jewish-Arab equality covenant

20:38 [NPR] Hold That Mini-Burger: Restaurants Forecast Food For 2013

20:38 [AlterNet] Welcome to America, Al Jazeera

20:39 [Telegraph] Children of Sandy Hook elementary finally return to the classroom

20:39 [Telegraph] Family of Indian rape victim call for juvenile attacker to be executed

20:39 [Telegraph] Jim Davidson in hiding following arrest

20:40 [The Independent] N Joseph Woodland: Inventor of the barcode

20:40 [The Independent] Patti Page: Singer who sold 100m records but is best known for '(How Much Is) That Doggie'

20:40 [The Independent] Mike Hopkins: Oscar-winning sound editor who worked with Peter Jackson

20:40 [The Independent] The 10 Best kitchen scales

20:42 [The Progressive] A Diverse Day Dawns on Congress


20:42 [CNN: Money] No word on tax refunds

20:42 [CNN: Money] Fed spooks stocks

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] An antidote for pure poison

20:43 [Fox News] Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker

20:43 [OpEdNews] Why is Anthony Fletcher on Pennsylvania's Death Row?

20:44 [Truthout] Thirteen Safe Bets for 2013

20:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] 'India’s refugee policy is an example for the rest of the world to follow'

20:47 [Guardian] Malala Yousafzai's father appointed to diplomatic job at UK consulate

20:48 [CNET News] What Google's settlement with the FTC means for users

20:50 [Reuters] Private sector job gains offer hope for labor market

20:52 [straight] Local Natives release new song “Heavy Feet”

20:52 [The Hindu - Opinion] The rediscovery of protest

20:53 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Gerge' the Russian

20:54 [CNN: Entertainment] 2012's TV lessons for new year

20:54 [CNN: Entertainment] Who spilled Kimye baby beans?

20:55 [The Hindu - News] U.S. treasury bonds in Tirupur likely fake

20:55 [The Independent] Relationships: Oh those suspicious minds

20:55 [The Independent] Retail: TV shows where you know what's in store

20:55 [The Independent] Fiiiight! Africa's giraffes and the best on-screen animal scraps

20:55 [The Independent] Google does not skew search results, US antitrust regulators find

20:56 [Slashdot] Canada To Stop Producing Pennies In 2013

20:56 [The Hindu - Opinion] A wish list for public giving

20:57 [Truthdig] Greeks Ditch Euro in Exchange for Local Trading

20:57 [Raw Story] Former Navy chaplain: Gingrich ‘worthy of death’ for supporting marriage equality

20:57 [Raw Story] Mass shootings historically do little to change state gun laws

20:57 [Disinformation] The United States And New Zealand Secretly Tested ‘Tsunami Bombs’ Designed To Destroy Cities By Flooding

20:58 [NPR] Transocean To Pay $1.4 Billion In Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

20:58 [CNN: Money] Timing on Geithner successor is key

21:03 [CNN] Connecticut governor orders review of gun laws; Sandy Hook resumes classes

21:03 [CNN: Technology] Google will map your New Year's resolutions

21:05 [The Hindu - News] A lifelong pursuer of perfection in a complex art

21:06 [CNN: Money] Fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on 77% of Americans

21:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] UGC plea

21:07 [The Hindu - News] Tributes to a virtuoso

21:07 [Good] Intermission: Possibly the World's Oldest Dashcam Footage

21:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Swift & fair

21:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Strengthening safety

21:09 [Voice of America] Turkish Government in Talks with Kurdish Rebel Chief

21:09 [Slashdot] Google, FTC Settle Antitrust Case

21:09 [Telegraph] Gerard Depardieu pleased at Russian citizenship

21:10 [CNN] Villain or hero? Flap over California school named for bandit

21:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Unwarranted

21:11 [msnbc: politics] Geithner to leave Treasury post by this month

21:11 [The Hindu - News] Flyers thrilled at printout-less future

21:11 [The Independent] James Moore: Stormclouds over the insurance companies

21:11 [The Independent] Market Report: The defiant Footsie holds on to its gains

21:11 [The Independent] Bumi row is stoked up

21:11 [The Independent] Transocean settles over oil spill

21:12 [Deutsche Welle] Syria to experience 'hell' before political transition

21:13 [The Hindu - News] 7-year-old stay order on cigarette ad rules stayed

21:13 [OpEdNews] Hi-Tech Election Fraud

21:14 [Moral Low Ground] Poland Bans Genetically Modified Corn, Potatoes from Monsanto and BASF

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Infosys prize winners honoured

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Health Secretary should monitor drug trials, says Supreme Court

21:17 [The Hindu - News] Centre to take a call on ban on Sanatan Sanstha

21:17 [Disinformation] DisinfoCast 39: Randall Carlson, Sacred Geometry and Geomythology

21:19 [The Hindu - News] India, China to expand areas of dialogue

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Sonia holds meeting on Telangana issue

21:21 [CNN: Money] Oldest Swiss bank guilty of U.S. tax evasion

21:21 [CNN: Entertainment] First trailer: 'Killing Lincoln' with Hanks

21:22 [Russia Today] No cards in Vatican: Holy state turns ‘cash only’

21:22 [Russia Today] Dotcom says DOJ lied about evidence against Megaupload

21:23 [CNN] First trailer: Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Lincoln' with Tom Hanks

21:23 [Voice of America] Afghan War Effort Key Obama Foreign Policy Issue

21:23 [The Hindu - News] LPG explosion kills four, injures six in Old Washermenpet

21:25 [Telegraph] Teenage girls arrested for drugging parents to use the internet

21:26 [The Independent] A tale of two Als: Why Al Gore sold out to Al Jazeera

21:26 [CNN: Living] Overweight may have lower mortality risk

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Operation Hamla: cops launch phase-2 in city

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Man sets himself on fire in front of police station

21:28 [] 3,000 ultra-Orthodox Israeli's issued IDF draft notices

21:28 [NPR] Pap Tests For Cervical Cancer Often Are Wasted

21:29 [CNN] Vladimir Putin - Fast Facts

21:29 [Reuters: politics] More than 240 arrested in U.S.-led crackdown on global child porn

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Waste factories on the fast track

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Music Academy dance fest kicks off

21:31 [CNN: Money] HIGHER TAXES FOR 77%

21:32 [The Atlantic: National] Finally, Justice at Supermax? If Anyone Can Make the Right Call, It's This Judge

21:34 [CNN] Dmitry Medvedev - Fast Facts

21:37 [Good] Stronger Together [UPDATED]: A Photo Essay of Communities United

21:38 [Mother Jones] How Dangerous Is the Lead in Bullets?

21:38 [NPR] The Phantom Tax That Made The Deficit Look Better

21:38 [OpEdNews] Lonely Progressive? Feeling Overwhelmed, Burned Out? Find Your Mojo. Join Our Journey

21:38 [zero hedge] No - Americans, Paradoxically, Do Trust The Big Banks

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Naidu breaks YSR’s walkathon record

21:41 [The Hindu - News] It will be Stalin after me, says Karunanidhi

21:42 [CNN] 245 arrested in U.S.-led child sex abuse operation

21:42 [Truthdig] What We Learned About Lyme in 2012

21:42 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: How Can I Explain To a Coworker That He Writes Bad Code?

21:43 [World Policy Institute] Euro Zone: From Crisis to Complacency

21:43 [] Likud-Beiteinu rejects call to sign cross-party Jewish-Arab equality covenant

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Dial 100, seek police help 24/7

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Kiran’s Ugadi gift to people

21:47 [Raw Story] Georgia school board member resigns after running over teen saving parking space

21:47 [Raw Story] Industry: Google’s Android smartphones make up 53.7 percent of U.S. market share

21:47 [The Hindu - News] More detained in Bangalore kidney racket

21:48 [Fox News] School board member caught ramming car into teen

21:48 [Fox News] It's 'cash only' now for tourists at the Vatican

21:48 [Fox News] Father of India rape victim wants 'monsters' to be 'hanged' as police charge 5

21:48 [Fox News] Google hit by FTC, forced to license Motorola patents

21:48 [OpEdNews] America's Political Dysfunction at Root is an Unwillingness to Cut War Spending

21:48 [OpEdNews] Kucinich's Last Speech on House Floor; A new America is waiting to emerge

21:49 [msnbc] Hit by New Year's bullet, girl fights for life

21:49 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

21:51 [CNN: Politics] Winners and losers in fiscal cliff deal

21:51 [CNN: Politics] Last Congress set low bar for new one

21:51 [CNN: Politics] Low bar for 113th Congress

21:51 [CNN: Politics] Borger: Fiscal cliff was bound to collapse

21:52 [Russia Today] Senate to investigate CIA contacts with Zero Dark Thirty creators

21:52 [straight] Google Music is fucking with explicit songs

21:52 [straight] Get a glimpse of the first four minutes of Warm Bodies

21:53 [] From Mass Murders To Fatal Crash, Kazakhstan's Border Service In Disarray

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Decision soon on withdrawing support: Yeddyurappa

21:54 [CNN: Money] Eric Schmidt will visit North Korea

21:55 [Voice of America] US: Bad Timing for Google Exec's N. Korea Trip

21:56 [Telegraph] After deluge, expect more 'extreme rain'

21:56 [Telegraph] Senior Taliban commander killed in US drone strike despite truce with Pakistani military

21:57 [Raw Story] Researchers cast doubt on long-held theory of how bacteria become drug-resistant

21:57 [Voice of America] Clinton Working From Home, Kerry Preparing for Confirmation

21:57 [Deutsche Welle] Switzerland, though armed, not as violent as US

21:57 [Deutsche Welle] AC Milan storm out of friendly after racist chants

21:58 [The Hindu - News] Helpline launched for women to report sexual assault cases

21:59 [Voice of America] Argentina Renews Dispute With Britain Over Falklands

22:01 [Truthout] The Case Against Billionaires

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Exploitation persists, say Holalu residents

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Operation Hamla: cops launch phase-2 in Chennai

22:02 [The Atlantic: International] Rooftop Gardens Pop Up in Beijing and Hong Kong

22:02 [CNET News] Facebook tests VoIP, adds voicemail-like service

22:02 [CNET News] Ubuntu OS coming to smartphones

22:03 [] Montana Judge Orders Wolf Killing to Resume Near Yellowstone

22:03 [NPR] Drought Puts The Squeeze On Already Struggling Fish Farms

22:03 [NPR] For Many Kids, Winter Break Means Hungry Holidays

22:03 [NPR] Hit-And-Run Deaths Increase, But Culprits Hard To Capture

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Rape accused sentenced to death

22:09 [Voice of America] No S. Sudan Oil Exports Until at Least March

22:12 [CNET News] Yelp calls FTC deal with Google a 'missed opportunity'

22:12 [Telegraph] It's not the sex that makes marriage last, says Dame Helen Mirren

22:12 [CNN] Supreme Court asked to block release of death row inmate

22:13 [Slate Magazine] Beer Barrel Politics

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Power tariffs set to shoot up further

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Onchiyam case trial from February 11

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Elavumthitta - the birthplace of Sivagiri pilgrimage

22:16 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Researchers Found Republican Governor Rick Scott Suppressed Tens of Thousands of Votes for President Obama, and More

22:18 [CNET News] J.J. Abrams grants movie wish to dying Trekkie

22:20 [CNN] Newsquiz: Week of December 31

22:20 [CNN: Politics] By the numbers: The 113th Congress

22:20 [Reuters: politics] U.S.: Time not right for Google executive's North Korea trip

22:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] Those Other Martian Rovers Celebrate 9 Years on the Red Planet

22:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] Fiscal Cliffs, Forever: The U.S. Is Hopelessly Addicted to Crisis

22:26 [Fox News: politics] Firearms groups fight sweeping Illinois gun ban, Dems weigh options

22:27 [Raw Story] German lawmakers push organ donor reforms after scandal

22:27 [Raw Story] Tehran governor shuts down city over pollution

22:28 [Slashdot] Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho

22:28 [] Tar Sands Activists' Lives on the Line: Back in the Trees to Block Keystone XL

22:28 [NPR] DNA Links Bloody Handkerchief To French King's Execution

22:30 [CNET News] Tougher Gorilla Glass 3 means more-scratch-proof screens

22:30 [CNET News] Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS' to arrive in theaters in April

22:32 [CBC: politics] B.C, Ottawa ordered to pay costs in land claims case

22:32 [Russia Today] Tsar of Dakar geared up for debut as Kamaz boss

22:33 [Reuters: politics] U.S. approves health exchanges in four Republican-governed states

22:33 [OpEdNews] When You're Wrong...You're Right? Stephen Hawking's Implausible Defense of Determinism

22:38 [zero hedge] E-Bay Market Sends Stocks To VWAP As Bond Yields Spike To 8 Month Highs

22:38 [Mother Jones] "Just One Lick": The Hidden Lead That Could Sicken Your Kids

22:39 [BBC: Technology] Google avoids legal action in US

22:40 [CBC: politics] Atleo asks PM, GG to commit to urgent AFN treaty meeting

22:40 [Fox News] Boehner Starts Second Speaker TermVowing No One-on-One With Obama

22:40 [Fox News] UP IN ARMS:Firearms Groups Battle Anti-Gun Bills in Illinois

22:42 [Telegraph] Labour plans pension tax raid

22:44 [BBC: Entertainment] Depardieu becomes Russian citizen

22:45 [Voice of America] DRC, M23 Peace Talks to Resume in Uganda Friday

22:45 [CNET News] Teen poses with gun for Facebook photo, accidentally kills brother

22:50 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Congress tax panels welcome fresh faces

22:51 [zero hedge] The American People are the Big Losers In The Cliff Deal

22:52 [CNET News] Vomiting Larry robot upchucks for science

22:52 [Russia Today] Flipping-off the cops is totally constitutional

22:53 [Financial Times] Expiry of tax holiday to hit most US workers

22:53 [Financial Times] Old issues haunt US Congress

22:53 [Financial Times] Crisis of faith over Vatican cash machines

22:53 [straight] Five tips for beginner Vancouver runners in 2013

22:53 [straight] Topless feminist group Femen splashed across the Atlantic

22:54 [OpEdNews] Automobiles have to be insured. Why not guns?

22:54 [CNN] Shimon Peres - Fast Facts

22:55 [CNN] CNN's 2013 travel wish list

22:58 [Slate Magazine] Gorillas Watching TV

22:58 [NPR] Utah And 6 Other States Get Feds' OK To Run Insurance Exchanges

23:01 [CNN] With Chavez ill and inauguration near, uncertainty reigns in Venezuela

23:05 [Voice of America] US Arrests 245 Suspects in Child Pornography Ring

23:05 [Reuters: politics] Senator from cotton state named top Republican on farm panel

23:08 [zero hedge] Guest Post: America's Bubble Dependent Economy

23:08 [Mother Jones] VIDEO: GOP "Out for Blood" After Fiscal Cliff Deal

23:09 [CNN: Crime] Connecticut governor orders review of gun laws

23:09 [CNN: Crime] Supreme Court asked to block release of death row inmate

23:09 [CNN: Crime] Social media casts spotlight on rape case

23:12 [Russia Today] Israel's new barrier with Syria: Another brick in the ‘apartheid’ wall?

23:12 [Deutsche Welle] Stagnating German job market plays into election year

23:14 [Telegraph] Wind farm protesters backed by planning minister Nick Boles

23:14 [Telegraph] Hillary Clinton aiming to be back at work next week

23:14 [The Independent] Julia Bleasdale: Cross-continental runner

23:17 [Slashdot] Best Tech Colleges Are Harder Than Ever To Get In

23:17 [Raw Story] Rep. Polis mocks ‘big spending’ Republicans over DOMA ‘lawyer stimulus’

23:17 [Fox News] ICE arrests hundreds in child exploitation probe

23:17 [Fox News] Teen girl shot by Taliban receives peace award- Top militant killed by US drone in Pakistan

23:17 [Fox News] Beloved shop owner is Chicago's fifth homicide of 2013

23:17 [Fox News] French mag prints bio of Prophet Mohammed in comic

23:17 [Deutsche Welle] German job market to stagnate in election year

23:22 [msnbc] Get pot from vending machines, company suggests

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23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Killing Lincoln' with Hanks

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Gallery: Buzz cut beauties

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson dares reporter

23:22 [CNET News] The 404 1,186: Where we're bad at the Internet (podcast)

23:22 [Russia Today] Car bomb annihilates Damascus gas station, casualties reported

23:23 [msnbc] Soldier suicides outpaced combat deaths in 2012

23:24 [msnbc] Meet four social networks bigger than Facebook (in some places)

23:25 [CNET News] Using and managing the Terminal history in OS X

23:28 [CNN] Therapy leads to senator's comeback after stroke

23:29 [Slashdot] No Patch On Tuesday For Internet Explorer Hole

23:29 [Moral Low Ground] Hollywood Entertainment Lawyer Tony Tolbert Gives His House to Homeless Family for One Year

23:31 [CNET News] Watch CNET's The British Are Coming panel at CES

23:31 [CNET News] Countertop oven hides healthy cooking in plain sight

23:31 [CNET News] GM sponsors connected car hackathon ahead of CES 2013

23:31 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - January 4, 2013

23:32 [The Progressive] Al Jazeera Purchase of Current TV an Attempt to Overcome Bias

23:32 [Deutsche Welle] Oil rig firm agrees to pay $1.4 billion fine

23:33 [CNN: Health] Therapy leads to senator's comeback after stroke

23:35 [CNN: Crime] Obama judicial nominees likely to reignite controversy

23:35 [CNN: Crime] Mississippi man pleads guilty to hate crimes charge

23:37 [Raw Story] New Congress faces more budget battles

23:37 [Raw Story] U.S. fines Transocean $1.4 billion over Gulf oil spill disaster

23:37 [Disinformation] Glenn Beck: Al Gore Wouldn’t Sell Current to Me, Chose Buyer That ‘Hates America’

23:38 [Mother Jones] The Prison Population is Dropping. Can You Guess Why?

23:44 [NPR] Wind Industry Secures Tax Credit, But Damage May Be Done

23:44 [Reuters] House chooses Boehner as speaker again despite strains

23:44 [OpEdNews] How Government Grows

23:44 [Telegraph] New Zealand police dismiss reports of Madeleine McCann sighting

23:44 [Telegraph] John Boehner survives rebellion to be re-elected Speaker of the House

23:44 [Telegraph] Neon Roberts' mother fears radiotherapy will harm grandmother chances

23:46 [Pravda] Welcome to Russia, Gérard Dépardieu!

23:46 [Reuters: politics] House chooses Boehner as speaker again despite strains

23:47 [Slashdot] Adobe and Apple Didn't Unit Test For "Forward Date" Bugs. Do You?

23:49 [OpEdNews] Human State

23:51 [Pravda] United States is considering creating "mutant soldiers"

23:51 [Voice of America] Robotic Vaporizers Reduce Hospital-Borne Infections

23:51 [CNN] Plea deal in Family Research Council shooting may be close

23:52 [zero hedge] The "Mathematical Equation" Of Asset Bubbles

23:54 [straight] Homeland Security video shows how to respond to mass shooting

23:54 [straight] Vancouver slide-guitar freaks rejoice: Sonny Landreth's coming to town

23:54 [straight] Study suggests environmentally friendly bulbs could harm health

23:54 [straight] UBC prof says water waste means Canada should export more veggies, less meat

23:54 [Reuters] Eleven dead in Damascus gas station blast

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