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00:00 [Telegraph] Millions of households on fixed-price contracts to miss out on Government's energy savings promise

00:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: The Obamacare Website, Version 1.1

00:03 [] Fast Food Giants Starve Workers' Wages, Gorge on Taxpayers: Report /sites/

00:03 [NPR] 'TipsForJesus' Is Leaving Thousands Of Dollars For Servers

00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Isaac Levey: How to Deal With the Deal

00:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Paul LePage Pushing To Loosen Maine's Child Labor Laws In 2014

00:05 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Cargo Cult Economy

00:05 [zero hedge] The Retail "Half-Off" Mystery Explained In Two Simple Bullet Points

00:05 [CNN: Money] Fed: Two big banks pass stress test

00:06 [CNN] Amazon's drone delivery: How would it work?

00:07 [CNET News] Amazon drones: Bold experiment or shrewd publicity stunt?

00:07 [Raw Story] LAPD moves to curb car stunts at site of ‘Fast and Furious’ star’s death

00:09 [AL JAZEERA] Regret over Iceland's first police shooting

00:10 [Voice of America] Reuters: Government: Outages in Tripoli as Minorities Block Power Output

00:11 [BBC: Technology] Apple buys Twitter data firm Topsy

00:12 [Truthdig] Greenwald: Privatized Reporting Claims Are Absurd

00:13 [CNN: Technology] Amazon's drone delivery: How would it work?

00:13 [CNN: Technology] 'Cyber Week' deals on phones, TVs, clothes

00:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Hillary Clinton Regains Popularity Among Black Democrats

00:15 [CNN] Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain double helps Napoli stay in touch with leaders

00:16 [Telegraph] Officers kill gunman in Iceland's first fatal police shooting

00:16 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby murder trial: accused had 'pure evil' in his eyes, court hears

00:17 [Raw Story] Was Alabama law firm hacked with incredibly racist ad?

00:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Film, Interrupted: When tragedy strikes a set

00:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Ron Burgundy's real life newscast

00:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Walker's death: Focus on speed

00:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Maria Bello has her own 'Modern Family'

00:21 [CNN: Entertainment] Pixies part ways with Kim Shattuck

00:22 [Disinformation] Electrode-Wearing Writer May Reveal Neurological Roots of Creativity

00:22 [Fox News] NY train was traveling at over twice speed limit before deadly derailment /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:22 [Fox News] DEATH BLOW High Court ends Christian college's ObamaCare suit /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:22 [Voice of America] Scott Stearns: Kerry to Brussels for NATO Talks on Afghanistan

00:23 [straight] Giving Tuesday shifts focus from shopping to charity /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/fbq9msb7Whg.jpg

00:26 [Slashdot] Crowdsourcing the Discovery of New Antibiotics

00:26 [Voice of America] 24-Hour Curfew in Nigerian City After Suspected Boko Haram Attack

00:27 [Deutsche Welle] Bittersweet 16: the battle for German Cup quarterfinal berths

00:27 [CNN] Newtown school shooting 911 calls to be released Wednesday

00:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Never a dog day for Jake

00:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Labor repeats one of 'worst mistakes'

00:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dick Smith facing OzEmite 'catastrophe'

00:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kim Bellware: William Beavers Reports To Federal Prison To Start 6-Month Corruption Sentence

00:32 [Good] How Indiegogo is Giving Back This Tuesday

00:34 [CNN: Entertainment] When a production loses a star

00:34 [CNN: Entertainment] Ron Burgundy's real newscast

00:35 [CNET News] Six settings to enhance browsing in Safari

00:35 [CNET News] Google Glass gets official Play Music app

00:38 [Guardian] US calls on China to rescind air defence zone to avoid Japan confrontation

00:39 [Financial Times] Bronx train was speeding before crash

00:39 [Fox News: politics] Plan to fix Illinois pension problem heads to House, Senate

00:40 [Financial Times] Putin condemns Ukraine protests

00:40 [Financial Times] Four emerging leaders of demonstrations

00:40 [Financial Times] Ukraine turmoil adds to default concerns

00:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Chris Christie: Early 2016 Front-Runner Status Is 'Meaningless'

00:42 [Big Think] Hard-Wired to be Egotists

00:42 [Big Think] We Need to Educate to Create New Knowledge

00:43 [AL JAZEERA] Opposition escalates as Thai PM stands firm

00:43 [CNN: Money] ABC and Sam Champion part ways, no drama

00:43 [Reuters: politics] Biden: U.S. 'deeply concerned' about China air defense zone - media

00:44 [CNN: Money] Nick Saban's post-loss lessons

00:44 [CNN: Money] Debunking the 'giant pool of money' financial crisis theory

00:44 [CNN: Money] One ad exec's journey to VC, and back again

00:44 [CNN: Money] Behind Apple's mutiny against its court-ordered ebooks monitor

00:48 [straight] On the Gaydar: Croatia, Britney Spears, Chaz Bono, Maria Bello, Tom Daley, and more /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_159411056.jpg

00:52 [Voice of America] Biden to Raise US Concerns Over Air Defense Zone with Chinese

00:52 [Voice of America] Sharon Behn: Pakistani Hit Action Film Strikes a Nerve Over India

00:53 [NPR] As Polio Spreads In Syria, Politics Thwarts Vaccination Efforts

00:54 [CNN] Plane carrying family of 5 missing in Idaho

00:56 [CNET News] Salesforce crowns second hackathon king after criticism

00:56 [zero hedge] Why Equity Bulls Are Hoping for Bad Macro News

00:56 [Voice of America] Ukrainian Protesters Block Government Buildings

00:58 [Good] Why We're Focusing on the Micro in Business

01:02 [Guardian] Labour aims to reassure trade unions by easing in party funding changes

01:02 [Telegraph] Biggest drop in savings for 40 years, Bank of England figures reveal

01:05 [zero hedge] "NSA's Mission Is Of Great Value To The Nation" - The Complete "Authorized" NSA Thanksgiving Dinner Talking Points

01:05 [BBC: Education] Fear of low UK school table ranking

01:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Patricia Guerra: Getting Better, Unless You Speak Spanish

01:08 [Guardian] Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

01:08 [Guardian] Forced caesarean was carried out 'because of risks to mother and child'

01:10 [Guardian] Lee Rigby murder trial hears how attacker had 'pure evil' in his eyes

01:12 [Electronic Intifada] Palestinian prisoner's health worsens after 210 days of refusing food

01:13 [CNN: Money] Errors persist on Obamacare applications

01:13 [CNET News] Bluetooth gramophone adds old-time class to audio streaming

01:13 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Fifty Shades of Grey' casts Rita Ora as Christian's sister

01:14 [BBC: Technology] Hotel rooms 20ft beneath the sea

01:14 [] Where’s the Israeli government when startup nation needs it?

01:14 [] Lieberman to meet Kerry for first time since return to foreign ministry

01:14 [Slashdot] Neo900 Hacker Phone Reaches Minimum Number of Pre-Orders For Production

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

01:16 [The Independent] MIDNIGHT EMB Commons committee launch investigation into potential spread of vCJD brain disease in hospitals

01:17 [Telegraph] US lawsuit demands 'legal personhood' for chimpanzees

01:17 [Raw Story] Fed approves capital allocation plans for Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase

01:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jared Bernstein: Minimum Wages, Bargaining Power, Poverty, and Work

01:19 [Fox News] Denver tries to curb pot ahead of legalization launch

01:19 [Fox News] Activist sues for right to run 'Guns Save Lives' ads

01:19 [Fox News] Man fishing in a kayak killed in Hawaii shark attack

01:19 [Fox News] Madoff's right-hand man testifies at co-workers' trial

01:19 [Fox News] Did Snowden have help downloading documents?

01:19 [Fox News] Reward offered for missing Kentucky bourbon

01:19 [Fox News] Thanksgiving Day sales up, Black Friday sales down- VIDEO: Travel websites offer Cyber Monday deals

01:19 [Fox News] Netanyahu allegedly spends public $$ on luxury items

01:20 [Voice of America] Obama Announces $100 Million For HIV Research

01:21 [BBC: Technology] University aims to make life better

01:22 [Deutsche Welle] Yanukovych bides his time as protests erupt

01:23 [CNN: Money] Some Obamacare apps don't reach insurers

01:23 [NPR] Slashing Fossil Fuel Consumption Comes With A Price

01:33 [Good] When I Saw How 'School Reform' Cheats Our Kids, I Declared War

01:33 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Corporations in our Heads BC and Alberta Tour /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Corporations.jpg

01:34 [Fox News: politics] Fact Check: Is President Obama's latest health care promise true?

01:35 [zero hedge] Gold Tumbles Towards Marginal Production Costs

01:37 [Raw Story] Apple buys Twitter partner firm for $200 million

01:38 [Unicef] Rebuilding a life – and returning to school – after Typhoon Haiyan

01:41 [Reuters] Ukraine protesters urge general strike as markets hit currency

01:44 [Russia Today] Utah couple hit with $3,500 fine for leaving negative online company review

01:47 [AL JAZEERA] Failure to sign pact could end Afghan mission

01:47 [Deutsche Welle] Honduras election authority agrees to review disputed presidential vote

01:49 [Telegraph] RBS and NatWest in 'Cyber Monday' payment cards meltdown

01:50 [OpEdNews] Cyber Monday

01:54 [Reuters: politics] Washington Mayor Vincent Gray to seek re-election

01:59 [Guardian] Viktor Yanukovych: can the great survivor of Ukraine politics hang on?

02:00 [Russia Today] ‘Tales of terror’: Shocking slave labor conditions in Qatar

02:00 [Slashdot] Copyright Takedown Requests to Google Doubled In 2013

02:01 [Guardian] David Cameron protests to Chinese president after UK journalist barred

02:03 [BBC: Technology] PC shipments to see 'severe fall'

02:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

02:06 [Fox News: politics] Senate to hold hearing to discuss Amazon package delivery drones

02:07 [Raw Story] Sweden joins the race for self-driving cars

02:09 [Guardian] NatWest and RBS cards declined due to IT meltdown on Mega Monday

02:09 [Guardian] Bob Dylan sued for alleged racism over remarks about Croatians

02:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obamacare Website Update Gets Mixed Reviews

02:18 [straight] Photo of the Day: Lighthouse Park /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/11176654006_fdff423995_c.jpg

02:18 [straight] Used cellphone drive to help Downtown Eastside seniors dial 911 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/IMG_9836.JPG

02:19 [Telegraph] 'Amount of electricity we use is a luxury', National Grid exec says

02:19 [] Israeli woman in breast cancer NYT photo speaks out

02:20 [Fox News] Pentagon may close US commissaries /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:20 [Fox News] FACT CHECKIs president's latest health care claim true? /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:20 [Fox News] EAGLE-EYED SHOT Brazen bird steals wildlife camera, takes 'selfie'

02:20 [Fox News] 82 INTO A 30 MPH ZONE NY train was speeding at curve before deadly crash /i/redes/icon-slideshow.gif

02:22 [Truthdig] Knock, Knock

02:22 [Truthdig] Morally Questionable Go-To Weapon

02:24 [CNET News] Volvo to unload 100 self-driving cars onto city streets

02:24 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Winning Turner Prize 'total surprise'

02:24 [BBC: Health] The car mechanic who uncorked a childbirth revolution

02:25 [CNN] Online company fines couple for negative review

02:26 [Slashdot] New MIT Camera Takes 3D Photos in the Dark

02:28 [zero hedge] War On Democracy: Spain And Japan Move To Criminalize Protests

02:31 [Reuters] Biden urges Japan, China to lower tensions over air defense zone

02:34 [CNET News] PC market expected to post steepest decline ever in 2013

02:37 [BBC: Education] More strike action at universities

02:41 [Voice of America] Reuters: Ukraine President Turns his Back on Turmoil, Heads for China

02:41 [AL JAZEERA] Scores dead in Nigeria airport attack

02:42 [Reuters: politics] Biden urges Japan, China to lower tensions over air defense zone

02:44 [BBC: Health] Male pill keeps sperm 'in storage'

02:47 [BBC: Health] Love hormone 'helps autistic brain'

02:48 [Fox News] Officials probe whether Paul Walker's car was racing- Who was man behind the wheel?

02:49 [] Dutch government's new business initiative includes Israeli companies in West Bank

02:49 [] It’s not so bad in Israel, according to world index on suffering

02:50 [OpEdNews] You Cannot Negotiate With Iran?

02:56 [zero hedge] Birinyi, Sonders, & Rukeyser Celebrate The "Magical Stock Market Environment" In 1999

02:56 [zero hedge] Venezuela Plunges Into Darkness As President Maduro Lays Out Socialist Vision On National TV

02:58 [Topix Activism News] ACLU Sues U.S. Bishops, Says Catholic Hospital Rules Put Women At Risk

02:59 [Moral Low Ground] Iceland’s First Fatal Police Shooting

03:01 [Amnesty International] Write for Rights: A spontaneous, grassroots idea that grew into a global force

03:02 [Deutsche Welle] Estonia charges 11 men over match-fixing scandal

03:07 [Voice of America] Reuters: 'Cyber Monday' Sales Set to Hit Record as Mobile Grows

03:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Joe Biden Arrives In Tokyo, Opening Weeklong Asia Trip

03:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Reggae star Junior Murvin dies

03:12 [Raw Story] Mother of three shot and killed by fellow female fan over Alabama’s loss to Auburn

03:13 [Anarchist news] Exposed: Globally Renowned Activist Collaborated With Intelligence Firm Stratfor

03:13 [Anarchist news] KoNo Office Gets Windows Smashed

03:14 [Moral Low Ground] Ukrainians Are In the EU, Even If Ukraine Isn’t

03:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: The True Price of Great Holiday Deals

03:16 [CNN] Montana judge defends one-month rape sentence

03:17 [Reuters] Thai PM calls for talks, protest leader defiant

03:19 [Voice of America] Reuters: No Return From the Dead for Comet ISON

03:19 [] Israel's plan for the Bedouin: Land grab or historic opportunity?

03:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Scott Walker Campaign: Skip Black Friday, Give Us Your Money Instead

03:28 [Good] How We're Empowering Homeless and Low-Income Adults for Career Success

03:32 [CNN] 'Extreme speed' eyed in fatal Bronx crash

03:34 [Reuters] Thai protesters aim to step up their assault on police

03:34 [zero hedge] How The "1%" Will Escape

03:34 [Moral Low Ground] A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room for Over a Month

03:37 [Raw Story] Helicopter removed from Glasgow pub after fatal crash

03:37 [The Hindu - News] Chennai colleges profiling outstation students living off campus

03:37 [The Hindu - News] Rain may continue in Chennai for two more days

03:39 [Voice of America] Reuters: Autopsy Results for 'Fast & Furious' Star Walker May Come Tuesday

03:39 [Mother Jones] The Rise and Fall of the Lowly Period /files/blog_period_1.jpg

03:42 [CNET News] Huawei: We have decided to exit the US market

03:42 [BBC: Health] 'Tax tobacco' call to poor countries

03:43 [The Hindu - News] Surefire steps to beat seasonal illnesses

03:45 [Fox News: politics] Pace: Back-end problems could "overshadow" fixes

03:45 [The Hindu - News] Gang members held; Rs. 6 lakh seized in Chennai

03:46 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Record price for Chinese painting

03:48 [CBC: politics] Attempt to honour dead soldiers in Commons stumbles

03:50 [The Hindu - News] Amid flooding, Chennai residents hope for groundwater recharge

03:52 [The Hindu - News] Land worth Rs. 35 crore retrieved in Chennai

03:56 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Health Gaps Between Most Countries Could Close by 2035

03:57 [CNN] 15 lesser-known ski resorts to check out this winter

03:57 [Raw Story] World Bank internal study reveals problems with anti-poverty initiatives

03:58 [The Hindu - News] IIT-M placements: two students offered Rs. 1 crore

03:59 [Voice of America] Reuters: Study: Health Disparities 'Could be Eliminated in a Generation'

03:59 [Infoshop] Egypt: "We don't need permission to protest"

04:02 [The Hindu - News] Visitors now allowed at Chennai's new international terminal

04:02 [Deutsche Welle] Investigators say New York train traveling too fast at time of crash

04:03 [AL JAZEERA] US 'deeply concerned' over China defence zone

04:03 [Fin24 News] Protests every second day in SA - Report

04:04 [zero hedge] Artist's Impression Of What A" Fed Exit" Would Look Like

04:04 [The Hindu - News] Walking the talk: Chennai Corporation gears up to support disabled

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

04:04 [Infoshop] Palestine-Israel: The joint struggle is facing escalation in all fronts

04:07 [Raw Story] Hilton hotel chain aims to raise $2.4 billion in public stock offering

04:08 [The Hindu - News] Truckers to go on strike on Dec. 20

04:10 [OpEdNews] The True Price of Great Holiday Deals

04:12 [The Hindu - News] Saraiah dubs Rayala-T a conspiracy

04:14 [Guardian] Hepatitis C case: medical worker who infected dozens is jailed for 39 years

04:15 [zero hedge] Chinese Yuan Surpasses Euro, Becomes Second Most Used Currency In Trade Finance

04:15 [Fox News] FACT CHECK: Is President Obama's latest health care claim true? /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:15 [Fox News] DID HE HAVE HELP?GOP rep. questions if Snowden acted alone

04:15 [Fox News] COMMISSARY CUTS? DoD mulls shutting down military discount stores /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:19 [Voice of America] Mexican Congress Committees Give Green Light to Electoral Reform

04:20 [CNN] Train crash victim was 'pure goodness,' widow says

04:23 [Slashdot] Bursting the Filter Bubble

04:23 [Voice of America] C.A.R PM Calls for Aid, Foreign Troops

04:34 [CNN] Man killed in shark attack while fishing in Hawaii

04:37 [Russia Today] ‘Repressive law’ could tip the balance of Spanish street protests

04:37 [Fox News: politics] Karl Rove slams Obama administration for 'happy talk' on ObamaCare woes

04:37 [Raw Story] Bob Dylan sued in France for saying ‘Serbs can sense Croatian blood’

04:39 [Voice of America] Reuters: Power Outage Plunges Most of Venezuela into Darkness

04:39 [] Reform biennial opens up to outsiders in bid to revitalize movement

04:45 [zero hedge] Ron Paul Rages "'Easy' Money Causes Hard Times"

04:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Republicans' Self-Hatred Swells: The GOP Vs. Its Own Base

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Biden to raise air defence zone issue with China: White House

04:58 [Fox News: politics] Denver backs off plan to curb pot smoking ahead of legalization launch

05:01 [The Hindu - News] CMCH: new building nearing completion

05:02 [Raw Story] WATCH: Man caught on video trying to incinerate wife and father-in-law inside motor home

05:04 [Slate Magazine] Orange Crush

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Madurai airport to get duty-free shop

05:08 [Deutsche Welle] Germany makes headway integrating disabled people

05:08 [Telegraph] Man fishing in kayak off Maui dies after shark bite

05:15 [Voice of America] Reuters: Gulf Oil Exporters' Rivalry Grows in Battle for Asian Buyers

05:19 [straight] Video: African-American instructor speaks out after white students file racial-discrimination complaint /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/NyZZqu-sKxQ.jpg

05:21 [OpEdNews] "Thinking Globally, Acting Locally" In the Minimum Wage Fight

05:22 [CNET News] Motorola delays Moto X Cyber Monday deal after site crash

05:25 [Fox News: politics] Rhode Island governor calls Statehouse spruce a 'Christmas' tree

05:25 [The Hindu - News] ‘Tribal people’s grievances ignored during by-election campaign’

05:26 [Russia Today] Massive ‘information vampires’ are hoping to charge press outlets for publishing Snowden leaks

05:29 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:31 [CNET News] 23andMe halts advertising amid FDA demands

05:31 [The Hindu - News] Disease hits standing Bt cotton crop

05:31 [Reuters] Thai police step aside, move to defuse anti-government protests

05:31 [Russia Today] ‘Information vampires’ hoping to charge press outlets for publishing Snowden leaks

05:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joanna Zelman: White House Back To Obamacare Sales Mode

05:32 [Raw Story] New test could help prevent unnecessary breast cancer treatment

05:32 [AntiWar] Family of Six Among 15 Killed, 31 Wounded Across Iraq

05:34 [zero hedge] Obamacare Website Costs Top $1 Billion

05:34 [CNN] Jesse Owens' 1936 gold medal bidding tops $200,000

05:36 [Reuters] Exclusive: Comrade of American held in N.Korea recalls friendship, stealth mission

05:37 [The Hindu - News] Sarpanches up in arms against Transco

05:42 [Raw Story] First-ever fatal police shooting in Iceland

05:46 [The Hindu - News] GVMC faces fund crunch for green toilet initiative

05:46 [CNN] Official: White House to push benefits of Obamacare

05:51 [CNN: Money] China Mobile taking iPhone pre-orders

05:57 [Russia Today] Thai protesters reach PM office after police remove barriers

05:57 [Reuters: politics] Obama to make speech on relaunch of healthcare website

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Bangkok police headquarters opens doors to protesters

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Midday meal workers stage protest in Bangalore

06:01 [AntiWar] Hamid Karzai: No Ordinary Puppet

06:01 [AntiWar] Equal Opportunity Killing

06:04 [zero hedge] Police & Military Step Aside As Anti-Government Protesters Reach PM's Office; Declare Victory

06:05 [Slate Magazine] The Overlooked Books of 2013

06:06 [The Hindu - News] Umesh Katti again raises statehood issue

06:08 [CNET News] Bokeh, a new tool more for quietly logging your memories

06:08 [The Hindu - News] Mystery shrouds murder of two policemen in Jagamarla forest

06:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shahien Nasiripour: CFPB To Supervise Largest Student Loan Servicers

06:11 [Voice of America] Somalia, North Korea, Afghanistan Top Corruption Index

06:11 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Calls for Release of American Jailed in Cuba

06:12 [Big Think] Is Google Glass the End of Privacy?

06:19 [CNET News] 'Anchorman' news team recounts year in Yahoo searches

06:21 [OpEdNews] Netanyahu's Flawed Vatican Charm Offensive

06:21 [AL JAZEERA] Maduro blames Venezuela blackout on opponents

06:22 [The Hindu - News] Rain brings cheer to farmers

06:24 [The Hindu - News] DC’s letter on Kodava firearm licence kicks up a row

06:24 [The Hindu - News] ‘Make public places accessible to us’

06:24 [Fin24 News] Gauteng wakes up to tolled highways

06:26 [Slashdot] Final Days For Australia's Analog TV

06:27 [Raw Story] These boots are made for twerking

06:28 [The Independent] EMBARGO 05.01am - DRAFT - FOR STEVE ANDERSON Britain - the most charitable developed nation in the world

06:28 [The Hindu - News] India offers help to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons

06:28 [The Hindu - News] Complaint against share autorickshaws

06:30 [Reuters: politics] With website improved, Obama to pitch health plan

06:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: John Cornyn Takes A Shot At The Obama Administration

06:31 [Voice of America] Thai Protesters Reach Government, Police HQ as Police Withdraw

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Family in the dark about mining engineer’s whereabouts

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Lack of civic sense killing River Noyyal

06:40 [] U.S. rejects Israeli criticism, says not avoiding confrontation with Iran at any cost

06:42 [Telegraph] Thailand: government orders police to stand down

06:45 [Voice of America] VOA News: Thai Protesters Reach Government, Police HQ as Police Withdraw

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Pump unit workers say they are harassed by employer

06:51 [Fox News] Fans told to stop burning rubber at Walker crash site- Who was man behind the wheel?

06:53 [The Hindu - News] The sun is all he needs for irrigation

06:55 [Fin24 News] Protests every second day in SA - report

06:57 [The Hindu - News] Death toll in LPG explosion rises to seven

06:57 [AL JAZEERA] Thai tensions eased as police lift barricades

07:03 [Financial Times] US tells China to scrap air zone rules

07:03 [Financial Times] S Korean economy seeks room to breath

07:03 [Financial Times] Thai violence escalates as deadline looms

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Crop holiday move draws flak from farmers

07:04 [Fox News: politics] Family ties: Grandson of Jimmy Carter tries to shake legacy in Georgia guv run

07:07 [The Hindu - News] Tiger not sighted for second consecutive day

07:08 [Deutsche Welle] Thailand: a society in upheaval

07:13 [Topix Activism News] Ban on 'Guns Save Lives' bus-stop ad is back in court

07:14 [Voice of America] Biden: US 'Deeply Concerned' at China's Air Defense Zone

07:15 [The Hindu - News] Prithvi-II missile successfully test-fired

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Sugarcane crushing gains pace even as stand-off on price continues

07:19 [The Hindu - News] A right step towards conservation of flora

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Siddaramaiah: Rs. 250 incentive for a tonne of sugarcane

07:23 [CNN] Thai government agrees truce with protesters, security official says

07:25 [The Hindu - News] PILs for clean-up of 2 rivers

07:30 [The Independent] Glasgow helicopter crash: Final four dead named

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Missing keys of Principal’s house used in burglary

07:35 [AL JAZEERA] Lebanese Tripoli put under army control

07:36 [The Hindu - News] Peraiyur gets Munsif-cum-JM Court

07:37 [CNET News] Darth Vader took an iPhone selfie?

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Poll code violation: Jayalalithaa replies to EC

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Onchiyam undertrials access social media sites from jail

07:43 [Deutsche Welle] Thai government lifts barricades to ease tensions with protesters

07:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Azadeh Shahshahani: Honduras' presidential election demands an investigation: The US should take allegations of voter intimidation and fraud seriously

07:44 [The Hindu - News] Concern over low voter enrolment among students

07:45 [Telegraph] Christmas warning for road safety campaigners as one million motorists admit they drink drive every week

07:45 [Telegraph] Parcel service trialled at commuter stations

07:45 [Telegraph] Waitrose develops the 'Kid Friendly' sprout

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Dharmapuri farmers urged to cultivate traditional crops

07:51 [OpEdNews] Over 700,000 people on US watch list: Once you get on, there's no way off

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Showers brighten farmers’ hopes

07:55 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Restoring Sight to Africa’s Gender-Blind Rice Sector

07:59 [Telegraph] Peter Jackson says he wanted 'nice people' in The Hobbit

08:00 [The Hindu - News] Arvinder, five others held guilty of paid news

08:01 [The Independent] Google Doodle celebrates Carlos Juan Finlay's 180th birth anniversary

08:01 [Financial Times] Thailand seeks to ease Bangkok tensions

08:02 [Fox News: politics] Ruling in Detroit bankruptcy case expected Tuesday

08:03 [Financial Times] S Korean economy seeks room to breathe

08:08 [The Hindu - News] Maintenance of streetlights to be outsourced

08:09 [NPR] Thai Protesters Swarm Into Government House

08:12 [Big Think] The Journey

08:14 [Reuters] Calm in Bangkok as Thai police step aside to defuse protests

08:15 [] Bob Dylan investigated in France for 'racist' comments

08:17 [The Independent] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Pope Francis and gives him a book by his father on the Spanish Inquisition

08:17 [The Independent] British diplomat Ajay Sharma to visit Iran for first time in two years

08:18 [Good] Fighting Higher Ed (and Invasive Species) in a DIY Science Lab

08:18 [The Hindu - News] ‘Coal will continue to be dominant energy source’

08:22 [The Hindu - News] India needs market-based energy pricing to meet vast needs: PM

08:24 [NPR] Detroit To Get Crucial Ruling In Bankruptcy Case

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Differently abled homes get one-month ultimatum to renew or apply for licence

08:26 [Guardian] Tim Berners-Lee: Spies' cracking of encryption undermines the web

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Three militants killed in Kupwara encounter

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Power cut again from today

08:31 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:31 [Telegraph] Hobbit feet and Frodo's sword in Lord of the Rings props auction

08:31 [Telegraph] 24/7 economy is damaging children, researchers find

08:31 [Telegraph] Junk food may increase risk of breast cancer

08:31 [Telegraph] Gout may be genetic, scientists find

08:31 [Telegraph] Memory champion beats hot favourite to the title

08:31 [Telegraph] British pupils falling behind 'due to poor teaching'

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Jagan, N Srinivasan appear in CBI court over investments case

08:37 [The Hindu - News] No impact of bifurcation on BCs: BC forum

08:37 [Fin24 News] Sanral arrogant and evasive - JPSA

08:39 [CNET News] Watch the YotaPhone e-ink smart phone reveal live on CNET

08:42 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Paxman vs world memory champion

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Private bus workers stage protest

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Central Excise to freeze VMC bank accounts

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Modi can’t repeal Art 370 even if he becomes PM for 10 terms: Farooq

08:47 [Telegraph] Woman becomes millionaire after living on £58 a week

08:48 [Guardian] RBS says sorry for card glitch on Cyber Monday

08:48 [Guardian] Funding rules on special educational needs are leaving inclusive schools with a cash shortfall

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Department of Posts goes innovative

08:50 [Voice of America] CHINA RIGHTS

08:53 [The Hindu - News] ‘Kejriwal supporters want Modi as Prime Minister’

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Kurupam tower to be reconstructed

08:55 [The Hindu - News] VUDA to take up another 100-ft road

08:57 [The Hindu - News] Non-domestic water tariff may go up

08:58 [BBC: Health] HK confirms first H7N9 bird flu case

08:59 [The Hindu - News] BJP misleading people on women’s rights in J&K: Omar

09:00 [] Lady Gaga to perform in Israel in summer of 2014

09:01 [CNN: Money] ABC and Champion part ways, no drama

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Derailed New York metro train was over-speeding: probe

09:03 [Telegraph] Dozens of venomous lizards and snakes found in small Osaka flat

09:03 [Telegraph] New contraceptive pill for men

09:03 [Telegraph] Nine in 10 Britons rarely perform a simple act of kindness

09:03 [Telegraph] Breast cancer breakthrough could spare thousands needless treatment

09:04 [Global Voices] Egypt: Campaigning for Rights of People with Special Needs

09:05 [The Hindu - News] Campaigning ends in the Capital

09:10 [CNN] Hong Kong on high alert after first human case of H7N9 bird flu

09:10 [CNN] Porsche Carrera GT: Why the car Paul Walker died in is so different

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Sikh riots: SC dismisses Sajjan’s plea to quash charges

09:15 [The Hindu - News] Tourists opt out as hawkers troop into Fort Kochi

09:18 [Guardian] Minimum wage 'being poorly policed'

09:19 [The Independent] The hardwired difference between male and female brains could explain why men are 'better at map reading'

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Paraplegic beauty queen feels cheated by organisers

09:24 [Slashdot] Inside the War For Top Developer Talent

09:24 [NPR] As Rent Soars, Longtime San Francisco Tenants Fight To Stay

09:24 [NPR] A Supreme Court Fight For The Rights Of (Frequent) Fliers

09:24 [NPR] For Miami, A New Art Project, Complete With Drama

09:26 [CNN] Buda vs. Pest: One city, two personalities

09:28 [Reuters] Protests show Putin the battle for Ukraine is not over

09:29 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's veteran poet Ahmed Negm passes away

09:30 [Russia Today] Guilty: Verdict for mastermind of acid attack on Bolshoi artistic director

09:32 [Voice of America] Reuters: India's Cradle Babies Program Hopes to End Female Infanticide

09:33 [CNN] Tensions ease in Thailand as police remove barriers

09:33 [Telegraph] £750,000 second job shows I am a success, says Stephen Phillips MP

09:39 [AL JAZEERA] Five Arab states top the most corrupt list

09:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Bolshoi dancer guilty of acid attack

09:40 [New Statesman] Boris's tube and bus fares "freeze" isn't a freeze

09:43 [Deutsche Welle] Transparency International: 'Social pressure can help fight corruption'

09:43 [Deutsche Welle] Transparency International looks at global corruption levels

09:43 [Deutsche Welle] Virtual exhibition reveals plight of artists in exile

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Planetarium likely to be ready by next Onam

09:45 [CNN] 3 men convicted in Bolshoi Ballet acid attack case

09:48 [The Hindu - News] Crime Branch raids Noushad’s houses, office

09:51 [The Independent] RBS and NatWest customers to receive compensation after Cyber Monday card glitch

09:54 [CNN: Money] Jeff Bezos isn't the next Steve Jobs

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Spirituality, philosophy titles in demand

09:54 [Guardian] US 3D printed gun ban up for renewal

09:56 [Fin24 News] Current account deficit shock

09:56 [New Internationalist] Why does abuse persist in Romania?

09:57 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Europe Sending Armies to Stop Immigrants

09:57 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Uruguay’s Mega-Mining Law in Place – Before the Minerals

09:57 [Truthdig] Welcome Back, Jesus

09:58 [Deutsche Welle] Demonstrations continue in Ukraine with parliament set to debate no-confidence motion

10:01 [Guardian] Bolshoi dancer found guilty of acid attack

10:01 [Guardian] 3D printed guns under spotlight in US law renewal

10:02 [The Hindu - News] Odisha loses over Rs. 54,000 crore in calamities since 1995

10:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Scheer: Welcome Back, Jesus

10:03 [Deutsche Welle] Bolshoi dancer found guilty in acid attack

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Odisha demands withdrawal of bill on biotechnology authority

10:05 [Russia Today] Taking the cake: Russian governor orders team to take 1 week off for birthdays

10:06 [Telegraph] Use electric blankets to reduce cost of energy bills, Conservative peer says

10:06 [The Hindu - News] Polling peaceful in Kandhamal urban local bodies

10:07 [The Independent] Rita Ora confirms big screen role in Fifty Shades of Grey movie

10:08 [The Hindu - News] Infrastructure works in Bangalore hit due to shortage of funds in civic body, says Siddaramaiah

10:10 [Reuters] Confidence vote sought as Ukraine leader heads for China

10:12 [Fin24 News] Register or miss out on e-tag benefits - ANC

10:13 [CNN] 3 men sentenced to prison in Bolshoi Ballet acid attack case

10:13 [CNN] Porsche Carrera GT: 5 reasons the car Paul Walker died in is different

10:14 [The Hindu - News] No urgency for Cauvery Management Board: SC

10:16 [Reuters] Thai government defuses confrontation, protest leader says not over

10:19 [The Hindu - News] SC gives four-months to frame acid sale policy

10:19 [BBC: Also in the news] Vatican: Not the Spanish Inquisition, again

10:20 [Fox News] Maria Bello's 'Modern Family'

10:20 [Fox News] Woman sees Ford's future

10:22 [Fin24 News] South Africans spend less

10:22 [The Independent] Thames Water calls for 11% price hike to pay for "super sewer"

10:22 [The Independent] Harry Styles wins British Style Award

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Penalty for smuggling PDS items is vehicle value

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Transfer of pension into bank accounts delayed

10:25 [The Hindu - News] The Edge: Tech News

10:25 [The Hindu - News] They have confessed to murder, say police

10:25 [Guardian] An open letter from Carl Bernstein to Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger

10:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fee for using Centennial Park roads

10:33 [The Hindu - News] Now, Android takes a ‘KitKat break’

10:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] How Surveillance-State Insiders Try to Discredit NSA Critics

10:35 [CNN] 3 men convicted to prison in Bolshoi Ballet acid attack case

10:35 [BBC: Education] University staff in second strike

10:37 [The Hindu - News] The evolution of the mouse

10:37 [Financial Times] Indonesia adds to world trade deal calls

10:38 [New Statesman] It's time to get tough on non-payment of the minimum wage

10:38 [The Independent] Bolshoi Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko convicted over acid attack in Russia

10:40 [Telegraph] Bolshoi acid attack: Dancer found guilty

10:40 [Mother Jones] Colonel Manners Answers Your Questions on the Etiquette of War, Nuclear Threats, and Surveillance

10:41 [The Hindu - News] Making sense of the analytics bandwagon

10:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: Kim Jong Un's Uncle, a Major Figure in Ruling Party, Believed Dismissed

10:44 [Voice of America] UN Launching Drones Over DRC

10:46 [BBC: Technology] Star Wars posts Darth Vader selfie

10:47 [The Hindu - News] Safety a screen touch away for women

10:48 [Deutsche Welle] WTO fate to be determined at four-day talks in Bali

10:49 [Financial Times] Ukraine government faces no-confidence vote

10:51 [The Hindu - News] Tuber crops and bananas steal the show at farm fair

10:52 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 3 December 2013

10:52 [Telegraph] Ukraine opposition pushes for no-confidence vote

10:53 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea dismisses top official Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Un's uncle

10:54 [The Independent] Not just any product recall: Marks & Spencer pulls mussel meals over food poisoning fears

10:54 [The Independent] Katie Hopkins apologises for ‘terribly ill timed’ Scottish life expectancy tweet in wake of Glasgow helicopter crash

10:54 [The Independent] Minimum wage must be enforced on pay-cheat bosses, says think tank

10:54 [The Independent] Boost for Londoners struggling with the cost of living as 'real-terms Tube and bus fares freeze' in January announced

10:55 [Global Voices] A Pastebin for Arabic Content on the Web

10:55 [Guardian] UK would welcome Chinese investment in HS2, says David Cameron

10:55 [The Hindu - News] With love, from classmates

10:56 [Voice of America] Seoul: Kim Jong Un Fires Uncle, Executes His Associates

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Stone hurled at train; boy injured

10:58 [Reuters] North Korean power behind the throne believed dismissed: Seoul lawmaker

10:58 [Fox News: politics] Senate to hold hearing to discuss Amazon package delivery drones

11:00 [Russia Today] Dutch downgraded: EU shoots messenger

11:03 [Guardian] House-building drives UK construction growth to six-year high - business live

11:04 [CNN] Opinion: What Asian schools can teach the rest of the world

11:04 [CNN] Shanghai teens top international education ranking, OECD says

11:05 [Global Voices] Five Arab Countries Among Top 10 Corrupt Worldwide

11:07 [Fox News: politics] The media verdict on Barack Obama’s 2013? Two thumbs down

11:08 [Telegraph] Thai protesters claim 'victory' as they occupy government headquarters

11:08 [Telegraph] Npower boss: energy providers are as unpopular as bankers

11:08 [Telegraph] Britain good for nothing but travel and study, Chinese paper claims

11:08 [Telegraph] The worst Christmas displays

11:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: U.S. Test Scores Remain Stagnant While Other Countries See Rapid Rise

11:09 [AL JAZEERA] N. Korean leader's powerbroker uncle 'sacked'

11:09 [The Hindu - News] Delay in ordering mining probe irks KPCC

11:10 [CBC: politics] Another Wright-Duffy mystery, the case of the reappearing emails: Chris Hall

11:10 [The Independent] UK construction sector growing at its fastest pace in six years

11:10 [The Independent] Tensions ease in Bangkok as police allow protesters into government compound

11:10 [The Independent] Going backwards: UK literacy and numeracy standards slip down international tables

11:10 [The Independent] UK would welcome Chinese investment in controversial HS2 project, says David Cameron

11:12 [Voice of America] Thai Protesters Reach Government, Police HQ as Police Withdraw

11:12 [Fin24 News] Zim enforces new cheap petrol blend

11:13 [CNN] Seattle Seahawks fans register as earthquake during football game

11:13 [The Hindu - News] When music is at its therapeutic best

11:14 [Slashdot] Mathematical Model of Zombie Epidemics Reveals Two Types of Living-Dead Strains

11:14 [Fin24 News] E-tolls protest goes airborne

11:16 [Voice of America] Three Men Guilty in Bolshoi Attack

11:17 [Financial Times] Macedonia calls for pressure on Greece in name dispute

11:21 [] Chief Rabbinate gives couples more time to register intent to marry

11:21 [] Bougie, Bibi and Gandhi: A guide to Israeli politicians' weird nicknames

11:22 [The Hindu - News] Games team rules out engineering flaw

11:22 [OpEdNews] Saudi America and the State of Denial

11:22 [Topix Activism News] China Nobel's wife asks for doc, husband's letters

11:23 [Reuters] Egyptian blogger arrested in widening crackdown

11:24 [The Hindu - News] 11 inmates escape from Erragadda IMH

11:24 [Telegraph] Open thread: Why is Britain falling behind when it comes to educating our children?

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: subject results in full

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Test your maths

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Case study Finland. Will the model work in the UK?

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: UK schools 'treading water' as Far East surges ahead

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: boys 'pulling ahead of girls' in maths tests

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Japanese students cram for success as recall is key to the system

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Practice is the key to success in the Netherlands

11:24 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Ireland's emphasis on pastoral care keeps standards high

11:26 [The Independent] In pictures: Biggest exhumation underway from Peru conflict

11:26 [The Independent] 'Britain is merely a country of old Europe with a few decent football teams': Chinese newspaper criticises UK during David Cameron visit

11:26 [Voice of America] Thousands of Protesters Call for Political Change in Ukraine

11:26 [BBC: Education] UK 'stagnates' in global school test

11:30 [Pravda] PL-01: New generation tank or simply PR project?

11:30 [CNET News] Google: Compute Engine now ready for prime time

11:30 [The Hindu - News] For a safe journey

11:30 [Global Voices] Iran's Revolutionary Guards Arrested Several Tech Writers

11:32 [CNN: Crime] 3 men convicted in Bolshoi Ballet acid attack case

11:32 [The Hindu - News] Elephant herd loses track again, spotted near Bandiplaya

11:33 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's poet of the people Ahmed Negm dies

11:34 [The Hindu - News] Tension in Salem GH as DMK leaders refuse to receive cadre's body

11:34 [The Hindu - News] SHRC orders removal of obstacles on footpath

11:36 [] Israeli woman found guilty of 'sperm theft,' ordered to pay $31,000

11:38 [The Hindu - News] SC directs states to frame rule on sale of acid by March 31

11:39 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Momentum fading after record run

11:39 [Guardian] Kim Jong-un's uncle believed to have been ousted

11:39 [CNN] Report: Suicide bombing in central Damascus

11:40 [Telegraph] Woman trapped in gap between buildings in US

11:40 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Poland's suffocating Communist past gave pupils a thirst for knowledge

11:40 [Telegraph] Npower outsourcing jobs to India to offer 'better service', says chief executive

11:40 [Telegraph] Five-storey building site collapses in Sao Paulo suburb

11:41 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly suicide bombing hits central Damascus

11:42 [Spiegel] Early Warning System: A Plan for Halting German Jihadists to Syria

11:46 [The Hindu - News] Thai protests ease as police lift key barricades

11:48 [BBC: Health] Men and women 'wired differently'

11:48 [The Hindu - News] ‘Malabar Cultural village’ goes landless

11:50 [The Hindu - News] ‘Taking sustainability out of fishing’

11:51 [Russia Today] Ukraine govt faces no confidence vote as thousands rally outside parliament

11:52 [The Hindu - News] Two arrested for molesting journalist

11:53 [New Statesman] Books of the Year 2013 /sites/default/files/images/51kQPWNuGDL__BO2%2C204%2C203%2C200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click%2CTopRight%2C35%2C-76_SX385_SY500_CR%2C0%2C0%2C385%2C500_SH20_OU02_.jpg

11:54 [] Armenia: Protesters and All, a Home Away from Home for Putin

11:54 [] Armenians Protest Putin -- But Not His Military Aid

11:54 [Reuters] Biden: 'deeply concerned' by China's attempt to change status quo in disputed sea

11:54 [Reuters] Limitations of nuclear deal temper Iranians' enthusiasm

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Teachers demand national commission for education

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Ashwini Nachappa's card stolen, Rs 1.7 lakh withdrawn from account

11:56 [The Hindu - News] ‘Track down murder culprits,’ demand Tulunadu Rakshana Vedike

11:56 [The Hindu - News] Low pressure in Bay of Bengal expected to intensify into a depression

11:57 [CNN] 'Slum jeweler' twists the knife ... and fork and spoon

11:57 [The Independent] Kanye West storms off stage in Florida after three songs

11:57 [The Independent] UK weather: Snow and sleet on the way as cold front brings Arctic winds and icy conditions

11:58 [Telegraph] Paul Walker: Fast & Furious star 'not involved in a race'

11:58 [Telegraph] UK schools: poor pupils 'lagging a year behind'

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: case study Liechtenstein

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Liechtenstein uses tiny classes and a specially-tailored maths programme to beat the competition

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: case study Shanghai

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Shanghai's formula is world-beating

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: case study Ireland

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: case study Poland

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Switzerland's pupils focus on maths to succeed in the knowledge economy

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Canada recognises importance of caring for minorities

11:58 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Finland has no inspections, no league tables and few exams but is still top of the class

11:58 [Voice of America] Biden: US 'Deeply Concerned' at China's Air Defense Zone

11:59 [zero hedge] Pornvestments

11:59 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine PM warns of a coup as protests rage

12:00 [Reuters] Ukraine leader heads to China, leaving turmoil at home

12:02 [CNN] Chimps should be recognized as 'legal persons,' lawsuits claim

12:02 [Foreign Policy in Focus] One of the Many Ways Nazis Shot Themselves in the Foot by Persecuting Jews

12:03 [Fin24 News] E-tolls enforced by 'power-dunk cadres' - Cosatu

12:03 [Pravda] America suspects Russia of something really bad

12:03 [Deutsche Welle] East Asian nations top PISA global exam

12:03 [Reuters: politics] Biden: 'deeply concerned' by China's attempt to change status quo in disputed sea

12:05 [AL JAZEERA] Thai tensions ease as police lift barricades

12:09 [CNN] Building a 'spaceopolis' in New Mexico

12:09 [Fox News: politics] Biden says China's air defense zone raises risk of accidents

12:10 [Guardian] 3D-printed guns under spotlight in US law renewal

12:11 [Mother Jones] BPA Sales Are Booming

12:13 [The Independent] IQ row comments misinterpreted, says Boris Johnson

12:13 [The Independent] Chinese Yuan surpasses Euro as second most used currency in global finance

12:13 [The Independent] Male contraceptive pill brought a step closer

12:14 [Telegraph] Carlos Juan Finlay celebrated with Google Doodle

12:14 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Dutch system puts premium on quality standards

12:14 [Telegraph] OECD education report: case study Japan

12:14 [Telegraph] Glasgow helicopter crash: pilot was talented Chinook airman

12:14 [Telegraph] Mexican drug wars: 64 bodies found buried in mass grave

12:14 [Telegraph] David Cameron: my old Oxford University tutor is still telling me how to run the country

12:16 [Slate Magazine] Eligible Bachelor

12:16 [Russia Today] Blowback: Fitch, S&P and Moody’s under EU penalty threat

12:18 [Guardian] Most London transport fares frozen in real terms in 2014

12:19 [Reuters] Investigator says close to naming people behind Arafat's death

12:22 [BBC: Entertainment] Frozen and Monsters lead Annie field

12:23 [The Hindu - News] Jagan to seek support for united AP from Akhilesh, Mulayam

12:25 [The Hindu - News] Pets up for adoption in Chennai

12:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Bolshoi star jailed for acid attack

12:28 [New Statesman] The Lowry is proof that investing in the arts is a catalyst to regeneration

12:28 [New Statesman] We should say to Tom Daley “good for you, you smug git”

12:29 [The Independent] Beyoncé most searched for celebrity in 2013

12:30 [Telegraph] Researchers build 3D images using single photons

12:30 [Telegraph] Boris Johnson fails IQ test days after mocking those with low IQs

12:30 [Telegraph] Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants should wait a year for benefits, says Boris Johnson

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Armed guards on merchant ships a threat to coastal security: Navy chief

12:32 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Nothing to Celebrate: North Koreans with Disabilities

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Nepali Congress emerges largest party in parliament

12:33 [Pravda] Why global warming science is nothing but fraud

12:35 [Voice of America] Thai Protesters Reach Government, Police HQ as Police Withdraw

12:35 [The Hindu - News] Michelin-starred moments

12:37 [BBC: Science & Environment] Men and women 'wired differently'

12:37 [BBC: Science & Environment] Male pill keeps sperm 'in storage'

12:38 [CNN] Universal beauty: How Kate Moss is still queen of the fashion world

12:38 [Reuters] North Korea's Kim seen behind sacking of powerful uncle

12:38 [Reuters] Russian dancer gets six-year jail sentence in Bolshoi ballet acid attack

12:40 [Fox News: politics] Hillary in hiding

12:41 [] Israel lags behind OECD peers on global corruption index

12:41 [CNN: Technology] See Amazon drone deliver an order

12:41 [The Hindu - News] Winning ways

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Bihar attaches property of 21 Maoists

12:44 [CNN] 7 arrested in British football match-fixing investigation

12:46 [BBC: Entertainment] Laurel and Hardy inspire BBC drama

12:47 [Telegraph] Forests could take decades to recover from St Jude's Day storm

12:47 [Telegraph] Kim Jong-un's uncle 'purged' by North Korea military

12:47 [Fin24 News] Cabinet 'disappointed' by e-tolls reaction

12:48 [Guardian] Bolshoi dancer sentenced to six years for acid attack

12:50 [CNN] Ukraine protests continue as opposition calls for vote

12:51 [Fin24 News] E-tolls enforced by 'power-drunk cadres' - Cosatu

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Coal blocks auction likely in March: Jaiswal

12:53 [CNN: Money] Ex-Madoff aide admits creating fake records

12:55 [NPR] How 2013 Became The Greatest Year In Gay Rights History

12:56 [Russia Today] If US-Afghan deal signed, Taliban will renew desire to 'resist occupation'

12:56 [Reuters] Suicide bomb at Damascus office kills four: state media

12:59 [Voice of America] Three Men Guilty in Bolshoi Attack

12:59 [The Hindu - News] The smile factory

13:00 [Guardian] Criminal barristers to stage half day 'tools down' on 6 January

13:01 [The Independent] In pictures: Thai anti-government demonstrations called off as police let protesters through the cordons

13:01 [The Independent] Cliff Richard: 'One Direction are pretty impressive'

13:01 [The Independent] Paranoid schizophrenic Karl Addo admits decapitating flatmate Sergio Retamar Marquez with meat cleaver in frenzied violent attack

13:01 [The Independent] Amazon sets all-time sales record thanks to Cyber Monday

13:01 [The Independent] Topsy: who are they and how will it help Apple?

13:03 [Telegraph] Three-day cold snap to bring snow and gale-force winds

13:03 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby murder trial: alleged killers 'talked of religion and Afghanistan'

13:03 [Telegraph] Bolshoi acid attack: Dancer jailed for six years

13:03 [Telegraph] Hovercraft comes to the rescue of deer trapped on ice

13:03 [Telegraph] Global education tables: UK 'spends more on schools'

13:03 [Telegraph] How pushy parents helped make Shanghai's children the cleverest in the world

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Bolshoi dancer gets 6 years for attack on director

13:05 [CNN] France: Bob Dylan investigated for inciting hatred over Croatia remark

13:06 [The Hindu - News] All jazzed up

13:06 [Guardian] Boris Johnson fails live IQ test

13:07 [BBC: Education] Take-away Pisa for busy people

13:07 [BBC: Health] Healthy obesity is a 'myth'

13:08 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart: Conservatives complain when Obamacare’s website crashes but celebrate big Walmart sales

13:09 [New Statesman] Boris shifts his message and admits "there is too much inequality"

13:09 [Voice of America] Ukraine Parliament Rejects No-Confidence Measure

13:11 [Mother Jones] The Latest Legal Attack Against Obamacare

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Bring on the bling

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Found guilty of murder, ex-MLA from Maharashtra gets life imprisonment

13:12 [CNET News] You are the query: Yahoo's bold quest to reinvent search

13:12 [CNET News] Survey: Did cheaper Photoshop subscriptions win you over?

13:12 [Spiegel] Jailhouse Chic: Investors Remake Germany's Disused Prisons

13:12 [Guardian] Boris Johnson fails live 'IQ test'

13:13 [BBC: Entertainment] Getting On up for three comedy awards

13:15 [BBC: Also in the news] Austerity bites for China's judges

13:16 [CNN] Step inside the airport of the tomorrow

13:16 [CNN] Intuition leads to two cancer diagnoses

13:16 [CNN] Is the world running out of wine?

13:16 [The Independent] Chinese whispers: How much do you know about China?

13:18 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Burgundy guests on real life TV news

13:18 [Raw Story] Mandela film starring Idris Elba smashes South Africa box office record

13:18 [Raw Story] PlayStation 4 sales exceed 2.1 million units after less than 3 weeks, Sony says

13:18 [Raw Story] Oxfam launches ’12 Days of Giving’ to help Syrian refugees

13:19 [Telegraph] Thai protests: 'The government is still here and Yingluck is still a fake prime minister"

13:19 [Telegraph] Glasgow helicopter crash: Nick Clegg visits site of accident

13:19 [Telegraph] China air zone 'increases risk of miscalculation', warns Biden

13:19 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Burgundy guests on real life TV news

13:21 [Russia Today] Kremlin ‘diet’: Russian monopolies ordered to cut running costs by 10%

13:22 [The Hindu - News]  BJP gears up for Modi’s rally

13:23 [Raw Story] 64 bodies found in mass graves in drug-plagued western Mexico

13:24 [New Statesman] Don't abandon the women of Afghanistan

13:26 [zero hedge] Futures Slide As A Result Of Yen Carry Unwind On Double POMO Day

13:26 [zero hedge] Goldman Reveals "Top Trade" Reco #5 For 2014: Sell Protection On 7-Year CDX IG21 Junior Mezzanine Tranche

13:27 [CNN: Health] Can you OD on caffeine?

13:27 [CNN: Health] She trusted her gut about cancer

13:27 [CNN: Health] Gotta see these weight loss selfies

13:27 [CNN: Health] Trusted her gut about cancer

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Konnichiwa Chennai!

13:29 [Financial Times] Biden condemns China over air defence zone

13:32 [The Independent] Hong Kong reports first case of deadly H7N9 bird flu strain amid fears it is spreading from China

13:32 [The Independent] BP wins US court reprieve over Gulf of Mexico oil spill payments

13:32 [The Independent] A4e welfare to work: Five charged over alleged fraud

13:32 [The Independent] CCTV footage of car crash that killed Paul Walker

13:32 [The Independent] Woolwich murder trial: Lee Rigby accused 'mentioned religion'

13:32 [The Independent] Spanish unemployment falls in November

13:32 [The Independent] Katy Perry and John Mayer reveal first portrait together

13:32 [The Independent] Chelsea captain John Terry's father denies 'racist' incident charges

13:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] Seducing Bill Clinton

13:34 [The Hindu - News] Uncertainty deepens as one more party boycotts Bangladesh polls

13:35 [Telegraph] Ryan O'Neal insists he owns Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett

13:35 [Telegraph] Prince Charles's friend faces jail in divorce battle

13:35 [Telegraph] OECD league tables: UK pupils 'fail to work hard enough'

13:36 [BBC: Entertainment] Walters to be honoured at film awards

13:36 [The Hindu - News] Jolly apologises for protesting outside Shoma’s residence

13:36 [Guardian] UK students stuck in educational doldrums, OECD study finds

13:37 [CNN] ACLU, Michigan woman sue Catholic Bishops over hospital rules

13:38 [Fin24 News] Northam strikers lose R50m in wages

13:38 [CNN: Money] Check stock futures

13:38 [Guardian] US vows to help Japan defend status quo as China air defence row escalates

13:38 [Guardian] Bad sex award: who do you think should win?

13:45 [NPR] U.S. High School Students Slide In Math, Reading, Science

13:47 [Voice of America] Kerry, NATO Seek Afghan Accord on Troops

13:48 [The Independent] Twitter underwriter warns of "unattractive valuation" after hot stock market debut

13:48 [The Independent] Bank failed to invest properly in IT systems for decades, boss admits after NatWest and RBS Cyber Monday card glitch

13:48 [The Independent] Study shows energy drinks 'significantly increased' heart contractions

13:48 [Deutsche Welle] Croats demand apology after Dylan's disparaging remarks

13:49 [Telegraph] OECD education report: quarter of pupils admit skipping school

13:50 [Financial Times] Ukraine no-confidence motion fails

13:51 [Slate Magazine] Oh Brother, My Sister!

13:51 [Russia Today] Discuss bitcoin, China's gold market and more with Max Keiser at RT's Google+ Hangout

13:51 [Russia Today] NATO refuses to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 without US troops

13:52 [CNN] Opinion: Be patient, the Afghans will counter Karzai

13:52 [CNN] Ukraine protests continue as opposition loses vote

13:52 [CNN] 3-D printer guns at center of House vote to extend screening law

13:52 [Spiegel] Hooked on Tagging: When Graffiti Becomes a�Dangerous Addiction

13:52 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Pandora and the Drones

13:52 [The Hindu - News] Bodleian Library manuscripts now online

13:53 [Raw Story] Venezuelan cities plunged into darkness by power cut during president’s speech

13:53 [Raw Story] Researchers say they’ve successfully tested male contraceptive pill for mice

13:54 [CNN] Opinion: Who should decide who goes to prison?

13:55 [Guardian] Cost cutting to blame for RBS's Cyber Monday card glitch, says union

13:56 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine rejects test vote against Yanukovych

13:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Many Young Americans Blame Colleges For Rising Student Debt

13:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Tries To Move Beyond Health Care Website Woes

13:57 [BBC: Technology] Germany develops anti-Nazi music app

13:58 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 3

14:01 [The Hindu - News] Government committed to Telangana formation: PM

14:03 [Deutsche Welle] Commerzbank searched over alleged tax evasion by insurer

14:04 [The Independent] Man who stripped naked and stuck a fire extinguisher hose up his bottom while 'masturbating' in a hotel corridor walks free

14:04 [New Statesman] We need investment, not cuts, to deal with our fiscal headaches

14:05 [The Hindu - News] Maoist mine blast kills 6 policemen in Bihar’s Aurangabad district

14:05 [Telegraph] Boris Johnson fluffs IQ test live on air

14:05 [Telegraph] Brains of men and women are poles apart

14:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: John Kerry Seeks Clarity On U.S. Troops In Afghanistan After 2014

14:06 [CNN] Step inside the airport of tomorrow

14:06 [CNN] Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

14:07 [Voice of America] Government House in Bangkok

14:09 [Guardian] Amazon UK reports 'Cyber Monday' as busiest shopping day in its history

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Biden blames China for raising tensions in Asia

14:11 [Voice of America] Investigator Close to Naming People Behind Arafat's Death

14:13 [Deutsche Welle] Opposition fail in bid to pass motion of no confidence in Ukrainian government

14:14 [AL JAZEERA] Charges filed against Bob Dylan in France

14:14 [Reuters] Perhaps one purge too many for power behind North Korean throne

14:15 [Guardian] Bank of England committee flags up housing market concerns

14:16 [CNN: Politics] Obama: Work still to do in AIDS fight

14:16 [CNN: Politics] Official: White House begins three-week push behind Obamacare

14:16 [CNET News] Superpedestrian bike-boosting battery tech goes on sale

14:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jillian Berman: You're Secretly Subsidizing A Fast Food CEO's Million-Dollar Salary

14:18 [Fox News: politics] Obama to meet with Colombia's Santos

14:18 [BBC: Technology] Pulse weapon brings cars to a halt

14:19 [The Independent] In pictures: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

14:19 [The Independent] Sainsbury's chief executive named Management Today's Most Admired Leader

14:19 [] Azerbaijan Calls for Fight against "Corrupting Western Influence"

14:21 [Reuters] Netanyahu ally urges more cautious tone with U.S.

14:21 [Telegraph] Ukrainian government survives no-confidence motion amid protests

14:21 [Telegraph] Glasgow helicopter crash: praise for 'heroism, courage and dedication' of emergency workers at Glasgow's Clutha bar

14:25 [NPR] Six-Year Jail Term For Dancer In Bolshoi Acid Attack

14:25 [The Hindu - News] Foreign Secy to visit Dhaka

14:25 [CNET News] Apple's iOS tops Android in Cyber Monday sales

14:26 [Slate Magazine] Into the Woods

14:26 [Fin24 News] Zuma can still scrap e-tolls, says Cosatu

14:26 [Slashdot] IDC: PC Shipments Decline Worse Than Forecasted, No Recovery Expected

14:27 [The Hindu - News] In your face, selfie! Science too tops as word of 2013

14:30 [BBC: Science & Environment] Pulse weapon brings cars to a halt

14:31 [The Hindu - News] Breach of prison rules, Kerala Home Minister under attack

14:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections and clarifications -- December 4, 2013

14:35 [The Independent] Metro-North derailment: New York commuter train was travelling at 82mph on 30mph bend before crashing in the Bronx, killing four people

14:35 [The Independent] Young woman with learning difficulties was 'deliberately targeted' for sham marriage, rules High Court

14:35 [The Independent] Npower chief executive to take a pay cut over poor customer service

14:35 [The Independent] Boris Johnson fails to give any correct answers when ambushed with IQ test live on air

14:35 [Guardian] Criminal barristers announce half-day refusal to work in legal aid protest

14:35 [CNN] Dierks Bentley leads motorcycle ride for a cause

14:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Kerry: We Can Win the AIDS War

14:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: GOP Nightmare

14:39 [Reuters] Russian dancer gets six years for Bolshoi acid attack

14:41 [Voice of America] Perceived Corruption High in Sub-Saharan Africa

14:43 [Deutsche Welle] Reality TV makes school more popular

14:43 [Deutsche Welle] EU Commissioner loses patience over Italian debt load

14:44 [Fox News] OBAMACARE OFFENSIVE President in new bid to blunt criticism

14:44 [Fox News] NUKE DEAL 'BETRAYAL'? US reportedly frees Iranian while American trio held

14:44 [Fox News] I SPY A WRECK WWII-era Japanese sub discovered off Hawaii

14:44 [Fox News] 'TIS THE SEASONOre. girl told she can't sell mistletoe, allowed to beg

14:44 [Fox News] WILL IDEA FLY? Senate hearing to explore Amazon delivery drones /i/redes/icon-video.gif

14:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Cohn: This Is Proof The Health Care Industry Needs Fixing

14:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ross Luippold: Jon Stewart Offers Half-Hearted Congratulations To Fixes

14:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin Short: Post Office Sued Over Embarrassing Statue Of Liberty Stamp Mix-up

14:46 [] Police rescind order demanding media photos from Bedouin protest

14:47 [CNN] Seeking love and shelter--what's harder to find?

14:49 [The Hindu - News] Two Kerala resort employees held for rape of Bangalore techie

14:50 [Fox News: politics] Restaurant union serving up protests for higher wages

14:50 [The Independent] Controversial plans to create UK's first toll road for a decade 'to be dropped'

14:50 [The Independent] Vodafone appoints ex-Bupa boss Val Gooding as a non-exec director

14:50 [The Independent] Numis full year profits more than triple as deals take off

14:50 [The Independent] 5-story building collapses in Sao Paulo suburb

14:51 [Russia Today] UN to launch probe into security agencies' snooping

14:51 [Russia Today] Calls for Russia’s breakup must not be left unpunished – Putin

14:52 [CNET News] Global PlayStation 4 sales reach 2.1 million units

14:53 [Telegraph] OECD education report: Korea's school system a pressure cooker for children

14:53 [Telegraph] Abu Qatada: court date set for terrorism trial in Jordan

14:55 [NPR] Biden Says U.S. 'Deeply Concerned' About China's Air Defense Zone

14:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: Most Everyone Wants Brian The Dog Of 'Family Guy' Resurrected: Poll

14:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John W. Whitehead: Amazon, Domino's and Big Brother: Drones Flying the Not-So-Friendly Surveillance Skies

14:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Dual-Language Learning For All Students Is Visionary

14:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: The Accidental Truth in the RNC's Latest Race Gaffe

14:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: Cost Of Health Care Law Is Seen As Decreasing

14:56 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt bids farewell to people's poet Negm

14:56 [CNN] Ryan O'Neal: Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett 'is mine'

14:57 [The Hindu - News] Justice Ganguly “undecided” to quit as WBHRC chief

14:58 [zero hedge] Bill Gross Explains What "Keeps Him Up At Night"

14:58 [zero hedge] Another Central Bank Warns Of Bitcoin Risks

14:59 [Guardian] Guantánamo Bay detainees claim Poland allowed CIA torture

14:59 [Guardian] Has the internet killed Have I Got News For You?

15:00 [Slashdot] Is the Porsche Carrera GT Too Dangerous?

15:00 [BBC: Entertainment] O'Neal: I own Warhol Farah portrait

15:01 [Russia Today] Kiev & Bangkok protests: Spot 10 differences

15:02 [Red Pepper] Win top price tickets to see The Duck House!

15:03 [CNET News] Nokia wins patent case against HTC; awarded right to injunction

15:03 [CNET News] KitKat bites off 1 percent of all Android devices

15:03 [Raw Story] Archie Comics CEO claims she can’t be guilty of gender discrimination against employees because ‘white males’ aren’t a protected class

15:03 [Deutsche Welle] Deutsche Bank fund sells stake in controversial firm

15:04 [Reuters] German states launch lonely bid to ban far-right NPD

15:05 [Guardian] Belfast 'peace walls' dismantled only by community consent, says minister

15:05 [Guardian] Scandals force Spain down global corruption index

15:05 [] #PensionTheft: Public Workers Under Attack in Illinois /sites/

15:05 [] Chimpanzees, Habeas Corpus, and the "Un-Human" Right to Be Un-Caged

15:06 [AL JAZEERA] Europe rights court hears of CIA prisons

15:07 [The Independent] North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle 'dismissed as two aides executed'

15:07 [Telegraph] OECD education report: UK needs new 'gold standard' to compete with world's best

15:07 [Telegraph] OECD education report: the East is also looking west

15:08 [CNN: Living] How one family gives thanks

15:08 [CNN: Living] Seeking love and shelter in NYC

15:09 [Truthout] Panel of Important-Seeming People

15:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sebastian Murdock: Newtown 911 Tapes To Be Released

15:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Henryk A. Kowalczyk: What Do We Have Government For?

15:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: 'The Lincoln Bedroom,' Skylar Fein Installation, Explores Late President's Sexuality

15:11 [Mother Jones] DonorsTrust—The Right's Dark-Money ATM—Pumps Out Record $96 Million

15:11 [Global Voices] Electoral Authority Agrees to Recount Vote Tallies in Honduras Presidential Election

15:13 [CNET News] Rdio changes leadership tune, naming new CEO

15:13 [Raw Story] Suit claims Catholic hospitals deny women medical care to meet bishops’ standards

15:13 [Raw Story] Future T-Shirt Suggestions For The GOP

15:13 [Guardian] David Cameron dismisses Chinese depiction of Britain as historical relic

15:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Ryan O'Neal: Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett 'is mine'

15:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Bob Dylan investigated, suspected of inciting hatred with Croatia remark

15:14 [Truthout] Gun Violence

15:15 [zero hedge] Abe-No-Mucs: Regular Japanese Wages Decline For 17th Consecutive Month

15:16 [Global Voices] The President of the Central African Republic Isolated amidst Swirling Crisis

15:17 [Financial Times] Abhisit reflects on Thai protest paradox

15:17 [Financial Times] India’s women challenge patriarchal elite

15:18 [Disinformation] FBI Spied On Sartre And Camus In Effort To Unravel Subversive Conspiracy Behind Existentialism

15:19 [Financial Times] No-confidence vote fails in Ukraine

15:19 [Guardian] Belfast 'peace walls' will come down only by community consent – minister

15:20 [Truthout] “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally” In the Minimum Wage Fight

15:20 [Fox News] Top Twitter Talk: Hillary in hiding

15:20 [The Hindu - News] The art of photography

15:20 [Fin24 News] Billionaire mine boss slams SA wages

15:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Latino Voters Could Doom The GOP In California

15:21 [Russia Today] France mulls new internet spying powers

15:22 [The Independent] Remarkable video footage emerges of moment Nigerian man trapped for three days in sunken ship beneath the ocean is discovered by divers

15:22 [The Independent] US helicopters drop painkiller-stuffed dead mice over Guam to kill snakes

15:22 [The Independent] In pictures: Brazil celebrates National Day of Samba

15:23 [CNN: Money] Obamacare apps still have big errors

15:24 [The Hindu - News] Know your boundaries

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Your winter wardrobe

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Shiva’s story

15:30 [Truthout] Exposed: Globally Renowned Activist Collaborated With Intelligence Firm Stratfor

15:30 [CNN] As fans mourn, Paul Walker death probe centers on speed

15:31 [Fox News: politics] US man marks 4 years in Cuban prison, writes Obama

15:31 [Pravda] Yanukovych acts as if nothing happens in his country

15:31 [Guardian] Lee Rigby attacker rushed at officer with machete, court hears

15:32 [CNN: Health] Woman sues Catholic hospitals

15:32 [CNN: Health] Catholic Bishops sued over hospital rules

15:32 [Topix Activism News] Arrest of Activists Shows China's Fight Against Corruption Is Only on Beijing's Terms

15:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Guantanamo Terror Suspects Accuse Poland Of Human Rights Abuses In Secret CIA Prisons

15:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Fukushima's Contaminated Water Poses Difficulties In Cleanup

15:33 [Financial Times] Bolshoi dancer convicted for acid attack

15:34 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine rejects test vote against Yanukovich

15:34 [CNET News] Canon reveals EOS M2, its second-gen mirrorless camera

15:35 [Truthout] Will Hillary Clinton Support Obama's Peace Initiative With Iran?

15:36 [CNN] North Korean leader's uncle Probably ousted, S. Korean lawmakers say

15:37 [New Statesman] Global school rankings: where are students happiest?

15:38 [The Independent] BBC apologises for misleading viewers in Great Bear Stakeout

15:38 [The Independent] Jennifer Lawrence confuses arachnophobia with alcoholism

15:40 [CNN] American imprisoned in Cuba pleads for U.S. help

15:40 [Truthout] Will Congress Make College Textbooks Free?

15:41 [Reuters] Italian prosecutors open manslaughter probe into factory blaze

15:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Amazon Drone Delivery Must Clear State Hurdles

15:42 [New Statesman] Coalition meets just 0.2% of Universal Credit target

15:42 [The Hindu - News] Who is behind the rise in voter turnouts?

15:42 [CNET News] Apple awarded patent on wireless charging, upcoming Mac Pro

15:43 [Guardian] Germany's Bundesrat moves to ban far-right NDP

15:45 [zero hedge] Black "Weekend" Shopper Traffic Down 4% Led By Plunge In Electronics

15:45 [zero hedge] Silver Slumps To $19 As Precious Metal Smackdown Continues

15:45 [Voice of America] Ukraine Parliament Rejects No-Confidence Measure

15:46 [] Noa, Noam most popular names for Jewish babies in Israel

15:46 [CNN] Man killed in shark attack while fishing off Hawaii

15:47 [Foreign Policy in Focus] South Korea’s Free Speech Problem

15:51 [Truthout] The American Heart Association--Protecting Industry Not Patients

15:51 [Voice of America] Three Men Guilty in Bolshoi Attack

15:53 [CNN: Entertainment] O'Neal: Warhol portrait of Fawcett 'is mine'

15:53 [CNN: Entertainment] Bob Dylan investigated

15:53 [CNN: Entertainment] New vid shows Walker crash

15:53 [CNN: Health] Hong Kong on high alert after first human case of H7N9 bird flu

15:53 [CNN: Money] Cyber Monday sales surge to record high

15:53 [CNN: Money] D.C. to vote on $11.50 minimum wage

15:53 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Momentum fading after record run

15:53 [CNN] 5 things to know about Roger Rodas, who died with Paul Walker

15:54 [Telegraph] Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenges Hassan Rouhani to debate

15:54 [Telegraph] Celebrity hair: blonde vs brunette

15:54 [Telegraph] Don't turn police into social workers, says minister

15:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Australia Allows Gay Weddings In Capital Territory Ahead Of Court Ruling

15:55 [Fox News: politics] Doomsday prepper: Obama readies insurance bailout

15:56 [Truthout] Contra-Cocaine Was a Real Conspiracy

15:56 [zero hedge] With Top 4 US Banks Holding $217 Trillion In Derivatives, Total Number Of US Banks Drops To Record Low

15:57 [CNET News] Imagine your face as your future iPhone password

15:58 [CNN: Money] Cyber Monday sales surge 20% to record high

15:58 [Raw Story] Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker encourages parents to donate to his campaign instead of buying children Christmas presents

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Action on the aisle

15:59 [CNN: Health] Flu update

16:00 [Slashdot] Australian Spy Agency Offered To Share Data About Ordinary Citizens

16:00 [NPR] Ukraine Opposition Fails To Force Out Govt In Vote

16:00 [NPR] 10 Home Video Releases To Give For The Holidays

16:00 [NPR] Shell Floats Hull Of Enormous Rig

16:00 [NPR] US Vet Detained In NKorea Oversaw Guerrilla Group

16:00 [NPR] Chrysler US Sales Rise 16 Percent In November

16:00 [NPR] Lawyers Bring Fresh Lawsuit On Sale Of Hopi Masks

16:00 [NPR] Little Ditty About Lackin' Diane: Hug A Skeptic Today

16:00 [NPR] Ketchup: The All-American Condiment That Comes From Asia

16:00 [NPR] Europe Rights Court Hearing On Secret CIA Prisons

16:00 [NPR] OPEC Meets Against Backdrop Of Iran-Saudi Rivalry

16:01 [The Hindu - News] All about the groove

16:01 [Truthout] The Last Dead Nazi

16:01 [] Israeli Police rescind order demanding media photos from Bedouin protest

16:01 [] Habayit Hayehudi proposes: Tax breaks for all parents - but no recognition of gay union

16:01 [] Rogers Waters defends use of Star of David in 'The Wall' world tour

16:03 [The Atlantic: Politics] Tangled Up in Thought Crime: The Persecution of Bob Dylan

16:03 [The Atlantic: Politics] Home Page Improvement: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Walker death probe centers on speed

16:03 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Fifty Shades' casts Rita Ora

16:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Who died on 'Walking Dead'?

16:04 [Guardian] Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger appears before MPs – live coverage

16:04 [Guardian] Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko jailed for six years over acid attack

16:04 [Guardian] Forced caesarean case: Italian woman 'suffering like an animal'

16:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Cohn: American Family Association Wants You To Boycott RadioShack For Truly Inane Reason

16:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Gerken: Oklahoma Earthquake Surge Prompts New California-Style Precautions

16:06 [Russia Today] ‘Despite rumors of a coup, another Orange revolution in Ukraine is unlikely'

16:07 [CNN: Money] Obamacare applications still have big errors

16:07 [CNET News] Get lifetime PlayOn HD and PlayLater HD subscriptions for $69.99

16:08 [CNN: Entertainment] Bello has her own 'Modern Family'

16:10 [Telegraph] Sketch: Michael Gove's Pisa delivery

16:10 [Telegraph] Ozzy Osbourne turns 65: his life in pictures

16:10 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby trial: police woman thought she was going to die as man ran at her with meat cleaver, court hears

16:11 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 3, 2013 /files/1203-630.jpg

16:12 [Guardian] American held in North Korea once trained 'hated' South Korean partisans

16:12 [New Statesman] In the frame: Generating content /sites/default/files/images/itf51_final.jpg

16:12 [CBC: politics] Prepaid credit cards draw Ottawa crackdown

16:12 [CBC: politics] Overpowering PMO: Michael Chong's bid to fix Parliament

16:13 [The Hindu - News] GoM on Telangana to meet again tomorrow

16:14 [Slashdot] Is GWU Econ Prof. Nick Szabo Satoshi Nakamoto?

16:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph Erbentraut: Illinois Pension Reform: Lawmakers Convening Special Session, Vote Ahead On Pension Funding

16:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Mary Fallin Warns Of $60 Million Spike In Health Care Costs

16:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Chuck Schumer Reveals How He 'Helped Persuade' Elizabeth Warren To Run For Senate

16:16 [CNN] Say it ain't so ... Is there a global wine drought?

16:17 [Big Think] Male and Female Brains are Wired Differently

16:19 [The Hindu - News] BJP to oppose anti-communal violence bill

16:21 [] Israel Police rescind order demanding media footage from Bedouin protest

16:21 [Truthout] Does Hillary's Silence on Iran Deal Show Neocon Pull on Her Presidential Run?

16:23 [The Hindu - News] 7 police personnel killed in Maoist landmine blast in Bihar

16:24 [AL JAZEERA] French experts 'rule out' Arafat poisoning

16:24 [The Independent] BBC defends decision to ban 'Ding, Dong, The Witch Is Dead' song after Lady Thatcher's death

16:26 [zero hedge] Richemont Chairman Warns Global Economy Is "Very Precarious... There Will Be Tears"

16:28 [Reuters: politics] Former Pentagon budget expert to be named acting deputy secretary

16:29 [CNET News] Spotify pays out $1 billion in royalties, $500 million in 2013 alone

16:29 [The Hindu - News] All 3 Service chiefs agree to have permanent chief of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

16:29 [CNN] Researchers in Hawaii find lost Japanese WWII mega-sub

16:30 [NPR] Chimps Are People, Too? Lawsuit Will Test That Question

16:31 [Russia Today] Yuan outperforms euro, becomes 2nd most popular trade finance currency

16:31 [Russia Today] Yanukovich kicks off his ‘big lender’ tour: First stop China, next Russia

16:32 [Truthout] A Daughter Is Born in the Swat Valley of Pakistan and Set Free by Knowledge

16:33 [Raw Story] Watch NAACP leader confront Koch ally about ‘worst policies since Jim Crow’ in North Carolina

16:33 [The Atlantic: National] The Uncommon Life and Natural Death of Delbert Tibbs

16:34 [Pravda] Any calls for separation of territories should be punishable, Putin says

16:34 [Pravda] Bolshoi Theater acid attacker sentenced to 6 years in penal colony

16:34 [Pravda] Moscow to spend $12 million on street decorations for holiday season

16:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Hispanic Infant Morality Rates Rise In New Mexico

16:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: The Obama Administration Took The Platinum Coin Option More Seriously Than It Let On

16:38 [Raw Story] Scott Walker’s war on Christmas: Screw your kids, give me campaign cash instead

16:38 [Raw Story] Watch NAACP leader confront Koch ally about ‘worst policies since Jim Crow’ in North Carolina

16:40 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 3, 2013

16:40 [] Democracy Now!: Animating Noam Chomsky: French Director Michel Gondry on New Film "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?"

16:40 [] Democracy Now!: Noam Chomsky on Education & How “Manufacturing Consent” Brought Attention to East Timor Massacres

16:41 [Mother Jones] VIDEO: David Corn on Why Obamacare Is Still in Demand

16:42 [Telegraph] Croat group says it will drop suit against Bob Dylan if he apologises for 'race slur'

16:42 [Telegraph] Female sports presenters over 30 are overlooked, says MP

16:42 [Telegraph] Bad dog owners to blame for aggressive animals not their breed

16:42 [Telegraph] 'Virtual museum' of Stalin's gulags created by Czech website

16:42 [Telegraph] Skiers enjoy a day on the slopes more than snowboarders, study finds

16:42 [Telegraph] Clifton Suspension Bridge? That's in San Francisco, right?

16:42 [Telegraph] Lacking inspiration? Exercise found to boost creativity

16:42 [Telegraph] Mugabe could rule until he is 100, says advisor

16:42 [Telegraph] Half of A&E arrivals sent home without treatment

16:42 [zero hedge] A Different Assessment of Risk

16:43 [New Statesman] Labour will always defend the rights of the disabled

16:43 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, 1984 Was an Instruction Manual

16:43 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Amazing' Queen panto photos on sale

16:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Hart: Alan Gross, American Jailed In Cuba, Writes Obama After 4 Years In Prison

16:44 [CNN] U.S. couple in Qatar court, accused of adopted daughter's murder

16:47 [Big Think] On the Unnecessary Belief in Supernatural Evil

16:48 [Reuters: politics] Obama announces funding for AIDS research, prevention

16:48 [AL JAZEERA] French experts rule out Arafat poisoning

16:50 [CNN: Crime] 3-D printer gun battle hits Congress

16:50 [CNN: Crime] Ryan O'Neal pleads with jury for Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett

16:51 [Pravda] Human Rights: The solution - follow international law

16:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Says It Got 1 Million Visitors Monday

16:53 [Raw Story] Former NASA expert says current climate change strategy is dangerous

16:53 [Raw Story] Critics say new Dallas policy will allow police to make up cover stories for officer-involved shootings

16:53 [CNN: Money] Your Obamacare form may have errors

16:54 [Deutsche Welle] German auto market crumbles in 2013, but carmakers shine on overseas demand

16:54 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Thailand needs to change

16:55 [Voice of America] Jamie Dettmer: Syrian Kurds Want Iraqi Border Crossing Opened

16:56 [The Independent] Scandal-hit Spain drops ten places in global corruption perception index led by Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan

16:56 [The Independent] In pictures: Fans, friends and fellow stars pay tribute to US actor Paul Walker

16:56 [The Independent] Paul Walker car was not street racing when driver crashed, police say

16:56 [The Independent] Video: Ron Burgundy reads the news on real life US TV broadcast

16:57 [Reuters] One million new visits to Obamacare website Monday: White House

16:57 [Truthdig] To the Barricades! ALEC Posts Issues for 2014 Legislative Wars

16:57 [The Progressive] U.S. Climate Expert: 2 Degrees of Warming is Too Dangerous

16:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] George H. W. Bush: Honoring Nelson Mandela

16:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: New GOP Plan Would Save Military From Sequestration By Cutting Social Security

16:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Van Buren: Welcome to the Memory Hole

16:59 [Voice of America] Phil Mercer: Coral Sperm Frozen to Protect Australia’s Great barrier Reef

16:59 [Voice of America] Mohammed Yusuf: After Prime Minister's Ouster, Somalia Political Divisions Persist

17:01 [Fin24 News] Construction sector takes a beating

17:02 [Reuters: politics] One million new visits to Obamacare website Monday: White House

17:03 [Truthout] ALEC's Extreme Legislative Agenda for 2014

17:03 [Raw Story] Apple buys social media analytics firm Topsy for $200 million

17:03 [BBC: Entertainment] Toxic pipe moved from actress' land

17:04 [Deutsche Welle] Tanzania steps up action on gender violence

17:04 [Deutsche Welle] Biden in Asia vows US will stand by Japan

17:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Scott Brown Hits Democrats' 'Stunning Hypocrisy' On Obamacare

17:06 [Slate Magazine] A Species of Scheherazades

17:06 [] IDF providing humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians living near Israel border

17:09 [Deutsche Welle] Siemens Sao Paulo metro bribery case spreads to Brazilian politics

17:09 [CNN: Health] Magic Johnson's HIV battle

17:09 [CNN: Health] Magic Johnson on his battle with HIV

17:10 [NPR] Overweight And Healthy: A Combo That Looks Too Good To Be True

17:11 [Slate Magazine] The Sewing Machine Patent Wars

17:11 [Mother Jones] The Big Irony in Charging Bob Dylan With Inciting Racial Hatred in France

17:12 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Harry 'stylish' at fashion awards

17:12 [Telegraph] In pictures: Ecstatic dogs lean out of car windows

17:12 [Slashdot] Three New Exoplanets Seen In Direct Photographs

17:13 [CNN: Money] What is Bitcoin?

17:13 [CNN: Politics] Beware Russia's power play in Ukraine

17:13 [CNN: Politics] You can't game a presidential legacy

17:13 [CNN: Politics] In Japan, Biden promises to press China on airspace dispute

17:13 [CNN: Politics] Has Obama 'taken lying to new level' as Cornyn says?

17:13 [CNN: Politics] White House begins Obamacare push

17:13 [CNN: Politics] Court rejects Obamcare challenge

17:13 [CNN: Politics] Vote to address 3-D printer guns

17:13 [CNN: Politics] Obama 'taken lying to new level'?

17:13 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Tuesday, 12/3

17:14 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa denies making poll promise

17:14 [The Nation] What the Pope Got Right About Capitalism

17:16 [Voice of America] European Rights Court Holds Hearing on Secret CIA Prison

17:17 [Big Think] The Interpreter's Challenge

17:18 [CNN] After website woes, White House to push benefits of Obamacare

17:18 [The Hindu - News] 7 policemen die in Bihar IED blast

17:18 [Fox News] Kendall & Kylie ousting Kim?

17:18 [Fox News] X-ray reveals ancient secrets

17:18 [Fox News] Very modern retro bike

17:18 [Fox News] Scary fad at Paul's death site

17:18 [Fox News] 1,400 words Google banned

17:22 [] Berlin Zoo comes to terms with Nazi past, seeks out former Jewish shareholders

17:22 [CNN] Ukraine protests swells as opposition loses vote

17:23 [Spiegel] Return of the B-Boy: Breakdancing Sees Global Resurgence

17:24 [Voice of America] Asian Students Dominate Global Education Test

17:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ned Simons: Alan Rusbridger, Guardian Editor, Asked: 'Do You Love This Country?'

17:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Time Is Tight for Congress' Year-End To-Do List

17:24 [Reuters] Ukraine government survives in parliament while rage boils outside

17:24 [The Nation] Orwell Was Right: How the NSA and Google Bring Us Closer to ‘1984’

17:25 [CBC: politics] Food packaging deregulation 'off the table' MP says

17:25 [NPR] Thai Anti-Government Protesters Claim 'Partial Victory'

17:25 [NPR] Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Turkey

17:25 [zero hedge] Brits Draw Down Record Amounts Of Savings To Cover Rising Cost of Living

17:25 [zero hedge] Bail-Ins And Deposit Confiscation Confirmed At ‘Future of Banking in Europe’ Conference

17:25 [zero hedge] Detroit Bankruptcy Judge Rules To Allow Pension (And Bond) Haircuts

17:25 [zero hedge] House Hearing On Obama's Unilateral Action To Cease Enforcing Laws - Live Webcast

17:25 [zero hedge] QE CHRiSTMaS WiTH KRuGMaN...

17:25 [zero hedge] GM Channel Stuffing Surges To Second Highest Ever

17:26 [CBC: politics] MPs doing poor job of connecting with citizens online: Samara report

17:26 [CBC: politics] Early end to popular home energy savings program left funds unspent

17:26 [CBC: politics] Lost and found PMO emails yet another Wright-Duffy plot twist: Chris Hall

17:26 [CBC: politics] Conservative MP Michael Chong makes bid to fix Parliament

17:26 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Recommendations For Beautiful Network Cable Trays?

17:27 [Truthdig] White House Gears Up for Obamacare PR Blitz

17:28 [New Statesman] Researchers prove PC viruses can spread via microphones

17:28 [The Independent] Video: Boris Johnson fails IQ test

17:28 [The Independent] Remains of two of Bletchley Park's earliest World War Two buildings are discovered

17:28 [The Independent] Pearson splashes $500m to buy Brazil's top English language school

17:28 [The Independent] Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning

17:28 [The Independent] High Court’s top family judge intervenes in forced caesarean case

17:29 [Truthout] Noam Chomsky on Education and How "Manufacturing Consent" Brought Attention to East Timor Massacres

17:29 [Truthout] Watching the Watch List: Landmark Case Goes to Trial over Massive US Terrorism "No-Fly" Database

17:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Onyango Obama Immigration Hearing Set For Tuesday

17:31 [Reuters] Driver in fatal New York train crash 'lost focus': source

17:32 [CNN] Report: Suicide bombing in Syrian capital kills 4

17:32 [Voice of America] Iraq 'Optimistic' Over Ending Kurdish Oil Dispute

17:32 [AL JAZEERA] Bahrain court denies parole for activist

17:32 [The Hindu - News] Another farmer killed by Tiger in H D Kote in Mysore

17:33 [Raw Story] Sex abuse survivors win as Catholic church in Minnesota forced to name pedo-priests

17:33 [Raw Story] Brain imaging study shows ‘stark difference’ in neural wiring of men and women

17:33 [] Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan: Cold Leaders, Warm Ties

17:34 [Campaign For Liberty] SBA spends tax dollars to promote Internet Sales Taxes

17:35 [CBC: politics] B.C. Mountie James MacLeod returning to job after 8-year fight

17:36 [Russia Today] Federal judge lets Detroit move forward with largest bankruptcy in US history

17:37 [The Progressive] GTac Struggles to Meet Relaxed Mining Law's Requirements

17:37 [BBC: Also in the news] South Korea in daze over Chinese haze

17:38 [Fox News: politics] Judge: Detroit eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

17:38 [Fox News: politics] Notre Dame sues over birth control mandate

17:38 [New Internationalist] Young disabled campaigners demand a global voice

17:39 [Truthout] Thousands in Honduras Decry "Fraudulent" Election and Call for Recount

17:40 [Slashdot] How Much Is Oracle To Blame For Healthcare IT Woes?

17:40 [NPR] Detroit Is Eligible For Bankruptcy Protection, Judge Rules

17:41 [] Judge OK's Detroit Bankruptcy, Puts Public Pensions Under the Axe

17:41 [Mother Jones] Republicans Nearing a Dead End on Obamacare

17:41 [Russia Today] ‘Absolute killer’ air-to-air missile readied for Russian 5G fighter jet

17:43 [The Independent] Nigeria eases curfew and boosts security in Maiduguri following attacks by militants

17:43 [The Independent] In pictures: Christmas markets open in Prague

17:43 [The Independent] Video: Who's who in Thailand's political crisis

17:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] Congratulations, Ohio! You Are the Sweariest State in the Union

17:44 [Reuters] U.S. judge rules Detroit eligible for bankruptcy protection

17:44 [The Hindu - News] Unverified guards on ships pose security threat: Navy Chief

17:45 [CBC: politics] Duffy-Wright access response draws info watchdog's attention

17:46 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Prairie Christmas tradition /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/prairie-tradition.jpg

17:46 [Slate Magazine] The Discomfort Zone

17:47 [CNET News] A rabbi and a robot walk into a Hanukkah party...

17:47 [CNET News] Tour the battleship USS Missouri

17:50 [CNN: Technology] Amazon's drones: How would they work?

17:52 [CNN] Opinion: True change takes a leader with vision

17:52 [Global Voices] “I Am a German Street Vendor in Dakar”

17:53 [CNN: Money] Judge: Detroit can proceed with bankruptcy

17:53 [CNN: Money] Netflix's 'Turbo: FAST:' No binge viewing

17:53 [CNN: Money] PlayStation 4 sales top 2 million

17:53 [CNN: Money] Electronic payments are paying off for Mexico

17:53 [Fin24 News] Adcock rebuffs Bidvest

17:54 [Deutsche Welle] Nico Hülkenberg rejoins Force India for 2014 F1 seasonülkenberg-rejoins-force-india-for-2014-f1-season/a-17269033?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:55 [CNN] Supreme Court appears split over frequent flyer case

17:55 [CNN] Photographers find beauty in 'states of decay'

17:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Woods: Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling By Judge Steven Rhodes Gives City Chapter 9 Protection

17:55 [NPR] American Held In North Korea Oversaw Partisan Group In War

17:55 [zero hedge] European Stocks Slump Most In 10 Weeks To 3-Week Lows

17:56 [Reuters: politics] Key U.S. lawmaker won't support $967 billion short-term spending plan

17:57 [Russia Today] Red-herring ‘inquisition’: Guardian editor robustly defends Snowden leaks to UK MPs

17:57 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: A premiere for the second Hobbit

17:57 [CNET News] Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

17:57 [CNET News] Batman Tumbler golf cart for sale: Bring justice to the links

17:58 [CNN] US Airways passenger tests negative for tuberculosis

17:58 [New Statesman] The future of football depends on the fans

17:59 [The Independent] Just 1% of Snowden files published says Guardian editor

17:59 [The Independent] French investigators ‘rule out’ poisoning in death of Yasser Arafat

18:00 [Telegraph] Asterix creator Albert Uderzo sues daughter in dispute over literary estate

18:00 [Telegraph] Two Dutch men mixed up at birth meet 60 years later

18:02 [Financial Times] Bundesrat files lawsuit to ban neo-Nazis

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: John Boehner On 113th Congress Being Least Productive Ever: 'We've Done Our Work'

18:03 [Financial Times] Energy reform takes shape in Mexico

18:03 [CNN] Vatican, Bodleian libraries unite to put ancient texts, Bibles online

18:03 [Raw Story] L.A. Times exposes Cardinal Mahony’s decades-long pattern of shielding child-abusing priests

18:03 [CNET News] Watch out Google. Vuzix smart glasses sell for $1000

18:04 [The Atlantic: National] This Christian Company Will Win—Because It's Rich

18:04 [Reuters] Detroit is eligible for municipal bankruptcy protection: federal judge

18:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Doctor Who beats Olympics on iPlayer

18:10 [CNN] 'Everything is broken:' Syrian army retakes Damascus suburb at heavy cost

18:10 [AL JAZEERA] Russian ballet dancer jailed for acid attack

18:10 [Reuters] French tests show Arafat did not die of poisoning: source

18:12 [Voice of America] UN Peacekeeping Mission Launches Drones in DRC

18:13 [Spiegel] Feeding the Bubble: Is the Next Crash Brewing?

18:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: This 1 Quote Explains America's Biggest Problem Perfectly

18:15 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Dow 40,000, SPX 4,000: Is This Fed-Fueled Stock Rally Sustainable?

18:15 [The Independent] In pictures: The Duchess of Cornwall attends the annual ICAP Global Charity Day

18:15 [The Independent] In pictures: The Duchess of Cornwall attends the annual ICAP Global Charity Day

18:15 [The Independent] 'Nazi Shazam': German authorities plan to use app to identify banned neo-Nazi music at rallies

18:15 [The Independent] Literacy and numeracy report: What the academics said

18:15 [CBC: politics] Hamilton senator David Braley resigns

18:16 [Slate Magazine] The High-Tech Future of Staring at Birds in the Woods

18:17 [CNN: Travel] Does TSA Pre-Check work?

18:17 [CNN] Why Ukraine's future lies with the EU, not Russia

18:17 [CNN] Sources: Train engineer said he was 'in a daze' before crash

18:17 [BBC: Technology] Spain ban on train drivers' mobiles

18:17 [The Progressive] It's High Time to Drug Test Our Lawmakers

18:19 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery: Supreme Court tells TN ‘no emergency’ in plea

18:20 [CNN: Travel] US Airways passenger tests negative for tuberculosis

18:20 [CNN: Travel] Travel photos we wish we'd taken

18:21 [The Hindu - News] TN justifies appointment of EO for Chidambaram temple

18:22 [Russia Today] UK nothing but an ‘old European country for travel and study’ – Chinese media

18:22 [Russia Today] Feds to monitor student debt collectors

18:22 [] Once prominent in South African politics, Jews are now taking a back seat

18:23 [Spiegel] Picture This: Gazan Logistics

18:23 [Reuters] German states launch lonely bid to ban far-right NPD

18:27 [Global Voices] ‘Proyecto Arcoiris’ Advocates for Coloring Cuba with the Rainbow of the LGBT Community

18:27 [Truthdig] How Rich People Create Jobs

18:27 [Truthdig] Climate Denial Cancer

18:28 [CNN: Money] Bill Gross: Don't fight the Fed, but be wary

18:28 [Reuters: politics] Obama's uncle to fight U.S. deportation order

18:30 [CNET News] A tour of the Pacific Aviation Museum

18:30 [CNET News] Microsoft's Project Spark slowly gets ready for gametime

18:30 [Slashdot] Tesla Faces Off Against Car Dealers In Another State: Ohio

18:31 [Telegraph] Neanderthals were pioneers of domestic bliss

18:33 [Spiegel] No Confidence Vote Fails: Yanukovych Brings Dissenters Into Line

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Iran opposes Afghan-U.S. pact

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Air zone casts shadow over Biden’s tour

18:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Michele Bachmann: Obama 'Has Rewritten The Constitution For Himself'

18:35 [Guardian] Guardian will not be intimidated over NSA leaks, Alan Rusbridger tells MPs

18:35 [CNN: Living] Why you still love these toys

18:35 [CNN: Living] Spotting beauty in 'states of decay'

18:35 [Reuters] Detroit eligible for bankruptcy protection: U.S. judge

18:35 [Reuters] British editor tells parliament Snowden data is secure

18:35 [NPR] Cleveland Kidnapper's Death Was Suicide, Experts Say

18:35 [NPR] Your Waiter Is Having A Bad Day. Can You Tell?

18:36 [Voice of America] Bankruptcy Judge: Detroit May Cut Pensions

18:37 [] First-ever Hasmonean structure uncovered in Jerusalem

18:37 [The Hindu - News] Ukraine opposition fails to force out government

18:37 [The Hindu - News] Six more killed in Bangladesh violence

18:38 [CNN] Nico Hulkenberg returns to Force India

18:38 [Raw Story] Texas cop shoots man after women refuse his ‘wife-swapping’ plan

18:39 [Doctors Without Borders] Disaster Ignored: A Crisis on Top of a Crisis in Central African Republic

18:40 [straight] Citizen files complaint to law society about Police Complaint Commissioner Stan Lowe /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/inline/COL_News_COPS2_2235.jpg

18:41 [The Hindu - News] French experts rule out poisoning of Arafat

18:42 [AL JAZEERA] Thai tensions ease as police lift barricades

18:42 [Truthdig] The Gentrification of Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas

18:43 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes — Week Of December 3, 2013

18:45 [zero hedge] JPM Comes Out Against Bernanke's Helicopter: "Raising Inflation Expectations Is A Bad Idea"

18:45 [CNET News] Honda Civic runs iPhone nav

18:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Smoking Pot On Your Front Porch In Denver Will Likely Be Legal After All

18:46 [The Independent] China’s schools might not be the best

18:46 [Fox News] SPENDING HANGOVER State Dept. splurged on liquor in budget crunch

18:46 [Fox News] ASLEEP AT CONTROLS?Engineer in deadly train crash reportedly zoned out

18:46 [Fox News] I SPY A WRECK WWII Japanese mega-sub discovered off Hawaii

18:47 [Telegraph] Lego nativity scene at a church in Kent

18:47 [Telegraph] Fog causes 100-car pile-up in Belgium

18:47 [The Progressive] What 'Labyrinth' Tells Us About Racism and Sexism

18:47 [The Progressive] Tar Sands' Next Frontier: Shipments on the Great Lakes

18:47 [CNN: Crime] Armed men steal guy's turkey

18:47 [CNN: Crime] Fined, credit damaged for a negative product review

18:48 [Fin24 News] Carrim: SABC report to stay confidential

18:48 [Raw Story] Illinois park district rejects donation from ‘Friendly Atheist’ to avoid possible controversy

18:49 [Amnesty International] Israel: Reject indefinite detention of asylum-seekers once and for all

18:52 [Russia Today] Engineer admits he ‘zoned out’ before deadly Metro-North train crash

18:54 [The Hindu - News] For 40 years they have waited for their dues

18:54 [CNET News] HP quietly launches new Android tablets

18:54 [CNET News] Woman buys 'new' iPad Air (full of someone else's stuff)

18:55 [CNN: Money] Never get between an Apple antitrust monitor and his per diem

18:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Johnny Weir: NYC Gay Activists Angered By His Decision Not To Boycott Russia Are 'Idiots'

18:56 [Fin24 News] E-toll tariffs exaggerated, says Peters

18:58 [The Hindu - News] The Hindu Young World Quiz finals in city tomorrow

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Couple jump before train, commit suicide

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Automation could have prevented NY accident

18:58 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Krampus: Saint Nicholas' Dark Companion

18:59 [CNN] Britney Spears' 'Britney Jean': What the critics are saying

18:59 [CNN] Ascher: More funding won't prevent train crashes

18:59 [CNN: Crime] Judge defends one-month sentence for rape

18:59 [CNN: Crime] Are the wrong people deciding who goes to prison?

19:00 [The Hindu - News] Woman attempts suicide in front of magistrate seeking speedy trail

19:01 [Slashdot] Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy

19:01 [CNN] How to get what you want: Travel dos and don'ts

19:01 [The Independent] Video: California woman gets trapped in between buildings

19:01 [The Independent] Richard Garner: PISA test results are a disappointment but we should look to the future

19:02 [The Hindu - News] Navy to extend life of six ageing submarines

19:03 [Spiegel] NPD Ban Bid: Germany's Risky Push to Outlaw Far-Right Party

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Possible reuse of Sindhurakshak being explored

19:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Israel Provides Humanitarian Aid To Syria War Victims

19:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kim Bellware: Al Sanchez And Ike Carothers, Both Ex-Cons And Chicago Pols, Running For Cook County Board

19:05 [Anarchist news] Why I am now a Marxist

19:05 [Anarchist news] Statement of Solidarity with the Mi’kmaq Warriors

19:06 [Financial Times] Tsipras looks to EU poll for mandate

19:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Britney Spears' 'Britney Jean': What the critics are saying

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Manipur team meets PM, seeks halt to fencing work

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Fund crunch delaying BBMP projects: Siddaramaiah

19:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: California Republicans Direct Constituents To Misleading Obamacare 'Resource Guide'

19:10 [straight] 10 racist children’s books (video) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/GCdBmddPa1Q.jpg

19:12 [Mother Jones] Wage Subsidies Might Be a Good Idea, But Republicans Will Never Support It /files/blog_minimum_wage_adjusted_inflation_1.jpg

19:12 [Le Monde diplomatique] Welcome to the memory hole

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Family reunion for Maudany in hospital

19:12 [Reuters: politics] Insurers fear more problems for revamped Obamacare website

19:12 [Reuters: politics] Britain's special U.S. ties would survive EU exit: Republican Rubio

19:14 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Can a virtual world reduce racism?

19:14 [Deutsche Welle] Poland faces ECHR in Strasbourg over CIA prisons

19:14 [zero hedge] Herbalife Soars As Belgian Court Confirms Not A Ponzi Scheme

19:14 [zero hedge] The "Google Maps" Of Bitcoin Has Arrived

19:14 [Voice of America] Reuters: Netanyahu Ally Urges More Cautious Tone With US

19:16 [CNN] Uncertainty over security clouds NATO talks on Afghanistan

19:17 [Truthout] US Health Reform Keeps Insurance Companies in the Mix, No Matter the Cost

19:17 [Moral Low Ground] Iron Bowl Shooting: Mother of 3 Michelle Shepherd Shot Dead by Adrian Laroze Briskey After Alabama-Auburn Game

19:17 [Guardian] Mark Duggan was holding phone as he was shot by police, inquest hears

19:17 [Fox News: politics] House to vote on banning plastic firearms

19:17 [Truthdig] Colbert Has a Better Idea for Amazon Than Delivery Drones

19:18 [The Independent] Zoe Saldana “driven crazy” by gender inequality

19:18 [The Independent] Video: Mount Etna's night time eruption

19:18 [Telegraph] French experts 'rule out Yasser Arafat poisoning theory'

19:18 [Telegraph] China and Japan need emergency hotline to avoid risk of accidental war, warns US

19:18 [The Hindu - News] TRS calls for bandh on Thursday

19:18 [Raw Story] Noam Chomsky: My entire career is ‘just a series of accidents’

19:18 [Fox News: politics] Detroit bankruptcy moves forward as judge rules city can shed debt

19:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: GOP Leaders Trash Obamacare As Reports One Million Visitors On Monday

19:20 [straight] 20 years ago: Pearl Jam releases Vs., and it kicks major butt /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Pearl-Jam-Vs.jpg

19:22 [CNN] Ukraine PM extends a hand, but warns against finding a fist

19:22 [Fox News] SLIPPERY SLOPE?Colorado ski resorts warn against pot-themed trips

19:23 [Guardian] Person of the year 2013 – who would get your vote?

19:23 [Fox News] Girl told she can't sell mistletoe, but can beg - TODD STARNES: Homeowners told to remove Christmas lights

19:23 [Fox News] US vet held in N. Korea led South Korean guerrillas- Kim Jong Un's uncle possibly ousted

19:23 [Fox News] New mom stirs controversy with pic of post-baby body

19:23 [Fox News] Scientists finally measure universe's coldest stuff

19:23 [Fox News] Senate hearing to explore Amazon delivery drones

19:23 [Fox News] Man fishing in kayak off Maui dies after shark bite- Woman attacked by bear while walking dog

19:23 [Fox News] American high school students slip in global education rankings

19:23 [Fox News] Teacher credited with saving choking student's life

19:23 [Fox News] NATO seeks clarity on foreign troops in Afghanistan

19:23 [Fox News] EXCLUSIVE: New bid to rein in outsize UN salaries

19:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pain of Ashes past drives Australia

19:24 [Reuters] Militias battle anew in Lebanon's Tripoli, army arrests 21 fighters

19:25 [CBC: politics] Canada's 150th birthday logos tested ahead of 2017 anniversary

19:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Microsoft designs stress-busting bra

19:26 [straight] The Georgia Straight presents Lady Gaga: win tickets before they go on sale /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Lady%20Gaga%20ArtRave%2020131202.jpg

19:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Rayala-Telangana’ finds no traction

19:30 [Voice of America] French Findings Say Arafat Was Not Poisoned

19:32 [The Hindu - News] BJP sees threat to harmony in Bill on communal violence

19:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Notre Dame Files New Lawsuit Over Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

19:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Abrams: Now, Democrats Should Push a Voluntary 'Buy-Into-Medicare' Amendment to Obamacare

19:33 [Raw Story] ALEC in decline: Rightwing bill mill launches sister group in face of funding crisis

19:33 [The Independent] For some Conservative MPs, George Osborne's Autumn Statement can't come a moment too soon

19:33 [The Independent] Lee Rigby murder trial: police reveal new images of the moments two suspects are arrested

19:33 [The Independent] Food poverty in UK reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts

19:34 [The Hindu - News] Prime Minister pushes for more disinvestment in PSUs

19:35 [Guardian] Bangkok truce as police swap teargas for red roses

19:36 [straight] SFU’s answer to student stress? Puppies! /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_69010288.jpg

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Two killed, 3 injured in violence in lower Assam

19:38 [The Hindu - News] U.S. wants exclusive meeting with India at WTO

19:38 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft designs stress-busting bra

19:38 [BBC: Technology] Judge reveals HTC One replacement

19:39 [OpEdNews] Zombie Politics & Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism

19:39 [Deutsche Welle] Tymoshenko daughter: 'Don't give Yanukovych's dictatorship a chance'

19:39 [World Policy Institute] Munich's Failure: A Reason for Iranian Appeasement

19:41 [msnbc: politics] House: Give loose change left at TSA gates to troop group

19:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Q&A: Common Questions About The Common Core

19:42 [] French experts rule out suspicions Arafat died of poisoning

19:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: French Tests Reportedly Show Arafat Did Not die of Poisoning

19:43 [CNN] Asia trip gives Biden chance to show off diplomatic cred

19:43 [The Onion] Nobody At University Of Alabama Caught Saturday’s Game

19:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] The E-Reading Software That's Better Than Kindle or iBooks

19:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] What Death Row Inmates Talk About When They Talk About Love

19:44 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: What's Bad For America Is Good For... Washington, D.C.

19:44 [The Hindu - News] ‘U.S. vessel guards had no business at sea’

19:46 [NPR] Nonprofits Challenge Missouri Licensing Law For Insurance Guides

19:46 [] European Govt Faces Charges for Role in CIA Torture /sites/

19:46 [Voice of America] Reuters: French Tests Reportedly Show No Poisoning Death for Arafat

19:47 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain court rejects jailed activist's plea for release

19:47 [Big Think] Take the 10-Second Regrettable Talent Departure Test

19:48 [CNET News] Spacesuit of the future could power gadgetry with body heat

19:49 [OpEdNews] The Miserly Republicans Being Mean Spirited or Just Another Form of Political Distraction

19:49 [The Independent] Dispute over ‘botched’ £70,000 family will signed by the wrong spouses reaches Supreme Court

19:49 [The Independent] Syrian war enters new phase: Rebels join forces with regime to combat Islamists

19:49 [The Independent] 'Some babies were born without heads': Foreign doctors witness alarming rates of birth defects as a result of Syrian conflict

19:49 [Telegraph] Nazi terror threat to Belgian crown princess

19:49 [Telegraph] Sketch: The man who knew too much

19:49 [Telegraph] Iran 'will face new US sanctions if it reneges on Geneva deal', warns top senator

19:50 [CNN] CNN correspondent recounts living through a train wreck

19:50 [CNN] In Japan, Biden promises to press China on airspace dispute

19:51 [NPR] Dead Mice Update: Tiny Assassins Dropped On Guam Again

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Man held for making threat calls to Geetha Reddy

19:53 [CNN: Money] Trump punches back at N.Y. lawsuit

19:54 [New Statesman] The lesson of the PISA results: high performance in education means helping your poorest children

19:54 [Voice of America] Reuters: Report: China Mobile Briefly Takes Preorders for iPhones

19:55 [The Hindu - News] CB CID seeks special court to try terror suspects

19:55 [CNN] U.S. House approves extension of gun screening law

19:57 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Wage Hike in Haiti Doesn’t Address Factory Abuses

19:57 [] Nine arrested in Ethiopian immigrant protest over poor living conditions

20:00 [Reuters: politics] White House tells Senate it opposes new Iran sanctions effort

20:01 [NPR] Something Cool: A 'Hopscotch Crosswalk' In Baltimore

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Two-thirds of women journalists face intimidation, abuse: Survey

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Inmates escape from IMH

20:01 [Slashdot] Patent Battle May Loom Over 'Copenhagen Wheel' Electric Bike

20:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christian Cotroneo: Domagoj Margetić, Croatian Journalist, Greets Gay Marriage Ban With Extreme Scorn

20:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: Nearly Half Of Americans Live In Places Where Election Officials Admit Long Lines Are A Problem

20:02 [straight] Vancouver Coastal Health CEO Dr. David Ostrow announces impending retirement /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/David%20Ostrow%20Sml.jpg

20:03 [CNN: Crime] Judge defends one-month rape sentence

20:03 [Disinformation] Is The Black Book The World’s Quantifiably Best Literary Purchase?

20:05 [The Hindu - News] All is not well at Erragadda hospital

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Household air pollution way beyond safe limits in India

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Eleven inmates escape from IMH

20:05 [The Independent] Exhibition reveals how London could have looked if radical development projects from the past century were given green light

20:05 [The Independent] Should the Big Six be nationalised?

20:05 [The Independent] Video: Chimpanzee lawsuit launched in New York

20:06 [Guardian] Labour turns guns on coalition gambling reforms with Commons vote

20:06 [Voice of America] Gradual Climate Change Can Have Abrupt Impacts

20:07 [The Hindu - News] Dedicated rail link to towns on anvil

20:07 [Financial Times] Ukraine protesters vow to keep up pressure

20:08 [AL JAZEERA] UN forces introduce drones in Congo

20:09 [CNN: Crime] Ryan O'Neal pleads for Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett

20:09 [CNN: Crime] 3-D printer guns at center of House vote

20:09 [The Hindu - News] HC dismisses PIL challenging Bharat Ratna to Sachin, Rao

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Summoned by police, man dies of cardiac arrest

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Press regulation in U.K. will have global implications: WAN-IFRA

20:09 [This Magazine] Gender Block: Body shaming

20:11 [CNN] Cell phones and weather may help find missing private plane

20:12 [Russia Today] Black students arrested while waiting for school bus

20:12 [Mother Jones] Raw Data: PISA Scores Around the World in 2012 /files/blog_pisa_2012.jpg

20:12 [] Israel not seeking peace to the extent it should, says former central bank chief

20:12 [Truthdig] Wal-Mart

20:13 [The Hindu - News] March 31 deadline for States to frame acid sale rules

20:13 [Truthout] Welcome to the Memory Hole: Disappearing Edward Snowden

20:13 [The Atlantic: Technology] Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040

20:14 [zero hedge] The Wisdom Of Looking Like An Idiot Today

20:15 [The Hindu - News] Insider behind Mahesh Bank heist

20:15 [The Hindu - News] Emotions run high at ex gratia distribution

20:16 [straight] Miley Cyrus got more Yahoo Canada searches than Rob Ford in 2013 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_124641214.jpg

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Banks told to shut ATMs in remote places

20:17 [Big Think] Evolving the Promise of a Brand

20:18 [CNN: Crime] O'Neal pleads for Fawcett portrait

20:18 [Reuters] British news staff may face terrorism charges over Snowden leaks

20:18 [Reuters] Twelve killed in Central African Republic attack: U.N.

20:18 [Raw Story] Massachusetts coach charged with raping preteen girl over two-year period

20:18 [Fox News] House to vote on bill banning plastic firearms

20:20 [The Independent] MPs question Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger’s patriotism over Edward Snowden leaks

20:20 [Telegraph] Detroit given go ahead for bankruptcy

20:20 [Telegraph] Battle zone turns into a picnic amid rumours of deal to end Thai protests

20:20 [Telegraph] Jermaine Grant terror trial: policeman carried bomb ingredients on a public bus

20:20 [Telegraph] Ryan O'Neal tells Warhol portrait hearing how 'shocked' Farrah Fawcett caught him cheating

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Bryan Fischer: 'The Next Domino' To Fall After Gay Marriage Will Be Polygamy, Then Pedophilia

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Saki Knafo: Fight Over The Future Of New York In Pick For Top Cop

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Cherkis: Here's Why Obamacare Is Going To Work

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep -- Obamacare

20:21 [NPR] And The Award For Most Corrupt Nation Goes To ...

20:23 [Slashdot] New Education Performance Data Published: Asia Dominates

20:23 [The Hindu - News] SCB demolishes portion of bungalow

20:23 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama Goes on the Offense on Healthcare

20:24 [OpEdNews] Pandora and The Drones

20:24 [New Statesman] Nicholas Lezard Down and Out

20:25 [CNET News] Woof to Wash, a bark-activated washing machine

20:25 [The Hindu - News] RTC to introduce GPS-GPRS technology in over 3,500 buses

20:25 [The Hindu - News] High Court stays demolition drive

20:26 [CNN: Living] Beauty in 'states of decay'

20:27 [CNN: Politics] Biden urges Japan, China to ease tension

20:27 [CNN: Politics] Asia trip gives Biden chance to show off diplomatic cred

20:28 [CNN: Health] US Airways passenger tests negative for tuberculosis

20:28 [Raw Story] Suit seeks legal personhood for chimp who animal rights activists claim is a ‘slave’

20:28 [Raw Story] Vatican and Oxford University publish trove of ancient bibles online

20:28 [CNN: Politics] White House begins three-week Obamacare blitz

20:29 [OpEdNews] Sex and the Single Jesus

20:29 [Deutsche Welle] NATO leaders urge Afghanistan to let US troops stay

20:29 [The Hindu - News] Cycling champ clocks 2,500 km, makes pit stop in city

20:30 [Reuters] Arafat did not die of poisoning, French tests conclude

20:30 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt referendum 'within 30 days'

20:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: The L.A. Sheriff's Dept. Is Hiring Cops With Shady Pasts

20:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Laura Bassett: House Democrats Bring 3 Women In To Shape Party Policy

20:31 [CNN: Politics] Supreme Court rejects broader legal challenge to Obamacare

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Car driver booked for rape of teen

20:32 [Slate Magazine] Delivery Drones Are Already in the Air in China

20:32 [Slate Magazine] The PISA Puzzle

20:32 [Moral Low Ground] Houston Cops Handcuff White Teen Traveling with Black Guardians, Place Her in CPS Custody

20:33 [Raw Story] Fed up with absenteeism, Danish city sends social workers to wake up students at home

20:34 [Good] Restoring Mobility on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

20:34 [New Internationalist] Campsfield: 20 years too long

20:35 [The Hindu - News] GHMC promises more for North Zone denizens

20:35 [The Independent] ‘Our finest hour as a nation – and as an alliance – is yet to come’, Republican Marco Rubio tells Britain in Chatham House speech

20:35 [The Independent] Tensions stay high in Ukraine as bid to force out government fails

20:36 [Reuters: politics] Illinois vote looms on long-awaited pension reform

20:37 [Russia Today] US pledges to side with Japan in conflict with China

20:37 [straight] BCGEU reaches agreements for workers in health, social services, and government /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/inline/Darryl_Walker1.jpg

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Time too brief, extend winter session, says Opposition

20:38 [Raw Story] Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket counts down to satellite launch

20:38 [Raw Story] Human ancestor was less-chimp-like than thought

20:38 [Raw Story] Iran to ‘immediately’ begin exporting oil once sanctions are lifted

20:38 [Raw Story] Is Obama the anti-Christ? It’s irresponsible not to speculate, birther pastor says

20:39 [CNN] 4th case of meningococcal disease at UCSB

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Yet to decide on quitting rights panel, says Ganguly

20:39 [The Hindu - News] PM optimistic of India meeting future energy needs

20:40 [CNN] Bob Dylan Fast Facts

20:41 [NPR] Man Killed In Shark Attack Off Maui

20:41 [NPR] The High Price Egyptians Pay For Opposing Their Rulers

20:41 [straight] B.C. Lions owner David Braley resigns from Senate /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/david-braley-resigns.png

20:42 [Mother Jones] Why Obamacare Means Life and Death...for Both Political Parties

20:42 [CNN] Angel of 9-11

20:42 [zero hedge] With Website "Fixed", President Re-Pitches Obamacare 2.0 - Live Webcast

20:42 [The Progressive] Daily Kos Bans Cartoonist Ted Rall for Imaginary Racism

20:43 [Fin24 News] Sanral blames e-toll glitches on ETF's

20:43 [Fin24 News] E-tolls may push up taxi fares

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Judge comes to the rescue of acid victim

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Narayan Rane’s son held for rioting

20:44 [Deutsche Welle] German troops help prepare Malian army for combat in the north

20:46 [The Hindu - News] Centre to have powers to resolve water-sharing spats in new States

20:46 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: House renews ban on plastic weapons

20:48 [Voice of America] Cambodian Government Sues Opposition Paper

20:48 [Voice of America] Kerry, NATO Seek Afghan Accord on Troops

20:50 [The Hindu - News] ‘Intern case a litmus test for Rule of Law’

20:50 [The Hindu - News] Snap naval ties with Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi

20:50 [CNN: Travel] How to get what you want while traveling

20:50 [CNN: Travel] 15 hidden ski resorts

20:50 [CNN: Travel] Get what you want traveling

20:51 [Telegraph] Guardian journalists could face criminal charges over Edward Snowden leaks

20:51 [CNN] Pan Am Flight 103 Fast Facts

20:53 [CNN: Money] No binge viewing for new Netflix kids show

20:54 [New Statesman] Chuka Umunna's speech on aspiration and social mobility: full text

20:57 [Voice of America] French Findings Say Arafat Was Not Poisoned

20:57 [] U.K. sends diplomat to Iran for first time since 2011 embassy attack

20:59 [Deutsche Welle] Ukrainians seek EU ties without Yanukovych

21:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: U.S. Companies' Labor Standards Are So Weak They Could Lose Military Contracts

21:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Supreme Court Casts Doubt On Frequent Flyer's Lawsuit

21:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: 'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform

21:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Simon McCormack: 249 Children Abused In State Custody In Massachusetts: Report

21:00 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Banksters Could Be Forced to Pay Billions for Crashing the Economy, and More

21:00 [Reuters] Ukraine government survives in parliament, rage boils outside

21:00 [Reuters] Judge rules Detroit bankrupt, sets stage for new finance plan

21:00 [The Onion] Stunned St. Peter’s Square Crowd Overhears Pope Francis Getting Bitched Out By God

21:02 [Slate Magazine] Pyrotechnic Floating Christmas Tree in Brazil Puts All Others to Shame

21:03 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S5 reported to employ unibody metal design

21:03 [CNET News] Square acquires photo-sharing startup Viewfinder

21:04 [The Hindu - News] 8 policemen killed in Bihar IED blast

21:04 [OpEdNews] Scott Walker's war on Christmas: Screw your kids, give me campaign cash instead

21:05 [Anarchist news] U.S. appeals court affirms contempt judgment for anarchist

21:06 [The Hindu - News] Kashmir winter sports under a cloud due to closure of 250 hotels

21:06 [Guardian] Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, French investigators say

21:07 [The Independent] Donald Macintyre's Sketch: It seems the class of 2013 could do better

21:07 [Telegraph] Dozens killed by Islamist gunmen in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

21:08 [Guardian] Irish police colluded with IRA over murders of RUC officers, tribunal finds

21:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sean McElwee: Regulations Don't Kill Jobs, They Save Lives

21:09 [CNN] After website woes, White House pushes benefits of Obamacare

21:10 [The Nation] Ending the Cuba Travel Crisis

21:11 [NPR] Cookie Baking Chemistry: How To Engineer Your Perfect Sweet Treat

21:12 [AL JAZEERA] Guardian ran 1 percent of NSA files: Editor

21:12 [zero hedge] Stocks Are Having Their Worst Day In A Month

21:12 [zero hedge] BofAML Warns Rising Treasury Volatility Suggests Either Higher Rates "Or" Lower Stocks

21:13 [CNN: Money] Scopely CEO: To excel at business, create a narrative

21:14 [The Atlantic: Technology] Why Are Glasses Perceived Differently Than Hearing Aids?

21:14 [Slashdot] RF Safe-Stop Shuts Down Car Engines With Radio Pulse

21:17 [Financial Times] Maduro faces big test of popular opinion

21:17 [Big Think] For China, the Moon is a Giant Helium Balloon Not a Rock

21:18 [Financial Times] Biden condemns China over air zone

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Sattler: If Republicans Want a 2016 Nominee Who Will Punish The Poor, Scott Walker Is Their Man

21:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: With Seven Work Days Left, House Committee Holds Hearing On Space Aliens

21:19 [The Hindu - Opinion] Debating Article 370

21:19 [The Hindu - Opinion] AAP’s arrival

21:19 [CNN: Health] Disabled baby denied transplant

21:19 [CNN: Health] 4th case of meningococcal disease at UCSB

21:20 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Let’s Kill Grandma This Christmas /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/S05_GLP_Grandma_Georgia%20contest.jpg

21:21 [Voice of America] UN Drones in the Democratic Republic of Congo

21:21 [NPR] 'This Law Is Working,' Obama Says Of Health Care

21:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Economic agenda

21:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Justice for the poor

21:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] Lest we forget

21:24 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House votes to extend ban on undetectable firearms

21:25 [The Hindu - Opinion] Transforming bilateral ties

21:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Budget Negotiations To Stave Off Shutdown And Sequestration May Actually Prove Successful

21:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: John Kerry To Visit Philippines Next Month

21:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Dangerous opportunism

21:27 [Russia Today] Romanian police ‘brutally’ remove protesters opposed to Chevron fracking

21:27 [Russia Today] First ever open court hearing held on the CIA ‘black site’ prison in Poland

21:29 [zero hedge] Complete Hedge Fund Performance For November And Year To Date

21:29 [CBC: politics] Senator Romeo Dallaire in car crash on Parliament hill

21:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joanne Bamberger: Steubenville Indictments: Beginning of the End of Rape Cover-up Culture?

21:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama: Health Care Law Is Working, 'We're Not Going Back'

21:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christine Pelosi: Populism Isn't "Disastrous" - It's Democratic

21:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Blumenthal: We Knew New York Was Corrupt, But We Didn't Know It Was This Bad

21:30 [The Onion] Cool Guy From Middle School Still Sporting Phat Pair Of JNCOs

21:30 [The Onion] Report: Fritz A Fine Name For A Boy

21:30 [The Hindu - News] We will not be put off by intimidation: Rusbridger

21:30 [CNN] Ukraine PM extends a hand to protesters

21:31 [NPR] Some Turkish Churches Get Makeovers — As Mosques

21:32 [Russia Today] Islamist fighters move 12 abducted Syrian nuns from Maaloula to rebel-held town

21:32 [CNN] Syria Civil War Fast Facts

21:32 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka army killed 17 of our workers: French charity

21:32 [msnbc: politics] Obama on Affordable Care Act: 'We're not repealing it as long as I'm president'

21:33 [Fox News: politics] Administration struggles to sign up young 'invincibles' for ObamaCare

21:33 [Reuters] Obama urges Americans not be discouraged by rocky healthcare rollout

21:34 [Good] The Secret Ingredient in My Six Foods Line? Insects

21:34 [Good] CentUp Asks: Who Should We Partner With Next to Create Lasting Impact?

21:34 [Deutsche Welle] Hamburg, Kaiserslautern make German Cup quarterfinals

21:34 [The Hindu - News] ATM centres must have guards from January

21:36 [NPR] North Korean Leader's Uncle Reportedly Sacked From Top Post

21:36 [straight] Canadians embrace the selfie, survey shows /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_163528964.jpg

21:36 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors A Holiday Celebration with Charlotte Diamond /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Charlotte%20D%20Christmaspromo.jpg

21:36 [straight] Rolling Stones concert film sounds killer with Keef's botched chords fixed up /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/hyde.jpg

21:37 [CNET News] Ultra Mobile offers free minutes to international calls in 75 countries

21:37 [CNET News] No 'lovemaking', no 'geek': Living in the world of 'Bandroid'

21:37 [Voice of America] Biden to Discuss China ADIZ in Beijing

21:37 [Telegraph] Memorial to female WW2 secret agents

21:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Montana Judge Says He Should Be Censured For Comments About Teen Rape Victim

21:38 [The Independent] The City of Devi: Manil Suri’s subatomic bisexual orgy beats hillbilly humping to Bad Sex in Fiction award

21:39 [Voice of America] Vietnam Drops Terrorism Investigation Against Jailed Student Activist

21:41 [straight] Village on False Creek commercial properties sold for $45 million /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/wide/OlympicVillageSun-SH_2010.jpg

21:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Towards an economy of mutualism

21:42 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: "Viral" Is Not the Same Thing as "True"

21:42 [Mother Jones] The Evan Rachel Wood Oral Sex Scene the MPAA Doesn't Want You to See /files/evan-rachel-wood-charlie-countryman-sex-scene.jpg

21:43 [Raw Story] Michele Bachmann: President Obama ‘has rewritten the Constitution for himself’

21:43 [straight] Photo of the Day: Pole position /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/8096064842_f50f6ee898_c.jpg

21:46 [CNN] Billy Joel making Madison Square Garden a monthly gig

21:47 [Reuters: politics] Obama urges Americans not be discouraged by rocky healthcare rollout

21:47 [Big Think] Make More Money by Giving Away Your Most Expensive Product

21:48 [Fox News] Amazing rescue caught on tape

21:48 [Fox News] What you don't know about Guy

21:48 [Fox News] Gap in Israel history solved

21:48 [Fox News] 'Wheel' sorry for Paul puzzle

21:48 [Fox News] GQ names 'babes' of 2013

21:48 [Fox News] Lohan: 'GTA V' girl is me

21:48 [Fox News] Inside coolest $62M tree house

21:48 [Fox News] Filling foods for weight loss

21:48 [Fox News] 'Star Wars' pistol for sale

21:48 [Fox News] Secret tunnels under Rome

21:48 [Disinformation] The Last Flight of the Crispy Priest

21:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Barrett Martin: An Indigenous View of Health

21:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: The Huge Obamacare Story You Aren't Reading

21:53 [Telegraph] Don't give up on Obamacare, US president urges

21:53 [CNN] Prescription drugs 'orphan' children in eastern Kentucky

21:53 [CNN] Prosecutor: Gucci Mane faces up to 20 years on federal gun charges

21:53 [The Independent] Lord Lucan, the disappearing act that refuses to die away

21:53 [The Independent] Jennifer Hudson: Dream girl grows up

21:53 [The Independent] Fashion fetish

21:53 [The Independent] Irish police colluded in IRA killing of RUC officers

21:55 [The Hindu - News] New sand policy to be notified on December 9

21:55 [CNET News] LED bike frames glow with inner light

21:56 [Topix Activism News] SEC Chair White touts benefits of shareholder activism

21:57 [Reuters: politics] Republicans eye backup plan as budget talks intensify

21:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arthur Delaney: Unemployment Extension Would Boost Employment By 200,000 Jobs Next Year: CBO

21:58 [Raw Story] Should Roman artifacts be sacrificed to discover secrets of the universe?

21:58 [CNN] Video suggests Paul Walker had 60 seconds before fire

21:59 [zero hedge] One "Big" Problem With Bitcoin...

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Function venue turns into protest arena

22:00 [Slashdot] The Brains of Men and Women Are 'Wired Differently'

22:01 [The Hindu - Opinion] Sauce for the goose, but not the gander

22:01 [straight] Dan Savage Podcast Episode 371: Let's talk orgy etiquette /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Dan_Savage_Podcast_1.jpg

22:02 [Russia Today] LA Sheriff’s Department hired dozens of officers with histories of misconduct

22:03 [The Hindu - News] 28 officers transferred from Kozhikode jail

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Two held in Poovar rape case

22:08 [CNET News] Microsoft artist taps Kinect, Bing as his chosen media

22:08 [CNET News] Flu predictions get more accurate

22:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] A News Organization That Rejects the View From Nowhere

22:09 [The Hindu - News] Police tinge to Congress faction feud

22:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin Short: The Rich And The Poor Celebrate Thanksgiving So, So Differently

22:11 [The Onion] Deformed Freak Born Without Penis

22:11 [The Onion] [video] Bloomberg Defends NYPD’s Controversial Stop And Kiss Program

22:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] Game-changer at Geneva

22:11 [CNN] Conrad Murray Fast Facts

22:12 [straight] Concert pic of the morning: The Head and the Heart at the Commodore /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/headheart.jpg

22:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Mazerov: Supreme Court Opens Door Wider for Collecting Internet Sales Taxes

22:12 [CNN] Ascher: Can high technology make trains safer?

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Video suggests Walker had minute before fire

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] The Buzz Today

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Gucci Mane faces up to 20 years

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Spears' new album: What critics are saying

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Billy Joel making Madison Square Garden a monthly venue

22:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Ryan O'Neal: Warhol portrait of Fawcett 'is mine'

22:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] The Snowden fallout and notions of liberty

22:15 [CNN: Money] No binge viewing for new Netflix show

22:16 [Fox News] 'FAST & FURIOUS' SERIESFilms expected to go on after Walker's fatal crash

22:17 [Fox News: politics] Judge says Obama's Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US

22:17 [Fox News: politics] White House exploring ways to let Iran enrich uranium

22:17 [Reuters: politics] Obama's Kenyan-born uncle gets U.S. green card

22:17 [Reuters: politics] Head of White House environmental council to step down

22:17 [CNET News] Facebook cutting fluff out of news feeds

22:17 [CNN] Grand Canyon filled with river of clouds

22:19 [Voice of America] Seoul: Kim Jong Un Fires Uncle, Executes His Associates

22:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama's Uncle Granted Permission To Remain In U.S.

22:21 [straight] TransLink Idol: Four buskers, one licence /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_158688596.jpg

22:21 [NPR] Washington State Growers Roll The Dice On New Pot Licenses

22:21 [NPR] French Experts Say There Is No Proof Arafat Was Poisoned

22:21 [] A Sign of the Times: UN Launches First Drone /sites/

22:22 [Truthdig] Guardian Threatened With Terrorism Charges For Reporting NSA Story

22:23 [Reuters] Defense chief could sign Afghan pact instead of Karzai: Kerry

22:26 [NPR] Why Chaucer Said 'Ax' Instead Of 'Ask,' And Why Some Still Do

22:27 [Russia Today] House extends ban on plastic guns without tightening rules against 3D-printed weapons

22:27 [Moral Low Ground] Black Rochester Teens Arrested While Waiting for School Bus

22:28 [CNN: Money] D.C. votes for $11.50 minimum wage

22:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] Norway Just Decided to Digitize All the Norwegian Books

22:29 [Reuters: politics] U.S. urges China to lower tensions in East China Sea

22:30 [Fox News: politics] Iran enrichment capacity expanded dramatically on Obama's watch

22:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Don Lemon Got Manhandled By A Rabbi On TV Today

22:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: Third Way Warns Democrats That Running On Popular Economic Positions Would Be 'Disastrous'

22:32 [] Habayit Hayehudi to support bill granting tax breaks to same-sex parents

22:34 [Good] Trash Cooking: Dumpster Dining at My Restaurant

22:35 [zero hedge] These Were The Most Sold Items On Walmart's Record Breaking Cyber-Monday

22:35 [zero hedge] Congress Backs Terrorists In Syria … Then Says We Need NSA Spying Because There are Terrorists In Syria

22:35 [zero hedge] Stocks Stumble As VIX Hits 2-Month High

22:37 [CNN] After website woes, President pushes benefits of Obamacare

22:37 [straight] Jacques and James fuse art forms /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Jacques_2398z.jpg

22:37 [CNN: Crime] Gucci Mane faces gun charges

22:37 [The Progressive] Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk: The Art of Writing is 'Political'

22:40 [CNN: Money] Is the bull getting tired?

22:42 [Mother Jones] How Scientists are Using Drones to Fight the Next Big Oil Spill

22:47 [Electronic Intifada] Wake up John Kerry, a global intifada is erupting

22:48 [Raw Story] Google steps up efforts to grab a piece of the Internet ‘cloud’

22:48 [Raw Story] Venezuela investigates near-nationwide power outage

22:49 [Reuters: politics] Second Obama environmental adviser to step down

22:50 [CNET News] Amazon reviewers tune out $40,000 Samsung TV

22:50 [CNET News] Strategists rejoice: Chromecast scores tic-tac-toe

22:50 [CNET News] The 404 1,394: Where we buy in bulk (podcast)

22:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Buxton: Mom Recounts Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Her Son's Epilepsy (VIDEO)

22:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Bill Clinton: Obamacare Comments Were Meant To Be 'Supportive'

22:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eric Zuesse: Fascist-Ruled Countries Score The Lowest On Gallup's Happiness Indicator

22:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kelly Dorfman: How a Nutritionist Became Interested in Medical Marijuana

22:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: School Science Lesson Claims Gravity Was Created By God (PHOTO)

22:51 [NPR] Moon Turnips? NASA Takes Gardening to New Heights

22:51 [Voice of America] Obama: Colombian President 'Bold and Brave' to Discuss Peace with Rebels

22:52 [CNN: Living] Seeking love and shelter in New York City

22:53 [Voice of America] US, Europe Voice Concern About Ukraine

22:56 [NPR] WATCH: Amazing Rescue Of Nigerian Man From Sunken Tugboat

22:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kim Bellware: Kane County Morgue Freezer -- Purchased From A Jimmy Johns -- Failed With 2 Bodies Still Inside

22:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Lobbying Dollars Drop Off During Least Productive Congress

23:00 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House Speaker heartens immigration advocates with new hire

23:00 [Reuters: politics] Insurers warn of problems with Obamacare enrollment surge

23:01 [Slashdot] Epson Tries to One-up Google Glass with Moverio-Goggles (Video)

23:01 [BBC: Science & Environment] US gene testing firm halts marketing

23:02 [Slate Magazine] Un-People

23:03 [] EU to reconsider Palestinian aid if peace talks with Israel fail

23:03 [CNET News] Predicting Windows' future: One core, many versions

23:05 [zero hedge] Convicted Tyco Embezzler Dennis Kozlowski Granted Parole

23:05 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Urges Ukraine to Listen to Its People

23:08 [Reuters] Ukraine protesters threaten tighter blockade over spurned EU pact

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Pa. House Debates Economic Furloughs At Schools

23:11 [NPR] Ready — Or Not. Quick Climate Changes Worry Scientists Most

23:11 [NPR] No Sign Of Brake Failure On NYC Train, Investigators Say

23:11 [NPR] Seahawks Fans Cause Earthquake, Set Noise Record

23:11 [Guardian] MPs ask MI5 boss to justify claim that NSA leaks endangered national security

23:11 [Guardian] Ukraine protests grow as government survives no-confidence vote

23:12 [Telegraph] Princess Diana 'fairytale' dress sells for more than £100,000 at auction

23:13 [Voice of America] Seoul: Kim Jong Un Fires Uncle, Executes His Associates

23:13 [CBC: politics] Pot fine proposal draws no opinion from RCMP's Bob Paulson

23:14 [CBC: politics] Feds to release West Coast tanker safety report

23:17 [Slate Magazine] We're Looking for Interns

23:18 [Fox News] 'Invincibles' not flocking to ObamaCare /i/redes/icon-video.gif

23:18 [Fox News] FINDERS KEEPERS? Bill to give TSA-collected change to troops advanced /i/redes/icon-video.gif

23:18 [Disinformation] Lee Camp: How It’s Possible You Don’t Even Know You’re A Slave

23:19 [Fox News] House renews ban on plastic weapons

23:19 [Deutsche Welle] Report in France rules out polonium in death of PLO leader Arafat

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: House Passes Ban On Plastic Guns As Senate Eyes Broader Reforms

23:21 [NPR] Will Progress On Iran's Nuclear Program Translate Into More?

23:22 [The Progressive] Global Consensus on the Drug War is Crumbling

23:23 [Truthdig] Unspeakable: Washington Ignores Homeless Epidemic

23:23 [Raw Story] Pussy Riot documentary makes early list of Oscar contenders

23:26 [Telegraph] OECD report: elite maths schools created to drive up standards

23:28 [zero hedge] One Of These Is The "Real" Economy

23:28 [zero hedge] Auto Sales Spike To 6.5 Year High; Beat By Most Since "Cash-For-Clunkers"

23:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Drone Scholar Answers the Big Questions About Amazon's Plans

23:29 [Slashdot] Japanese Aircraft-Carrying Super Submarine From WWII Located Off Hawaii

23:29 [OpEdNews] Red-herring "inquisition": Guardian editor robustly defends Snowden leaks to UK MPs

23:29 [OpEdNews] The Golden Age of US Capitalism

23:30 [CNN: Politics] Yes, Virginia -- Washington could still screw up your holidays

23:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sarah Barness: Comedian, Aamer Rahman, Nails Why 'Reverse Racism' Doesn't Work (VIDEO)

23:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL, sponsored by API - Guy With Drones Promotes Website

23:32 [CNN] Arafat's widow challenges French finding of 'natural cause' death

23:32 [CNN] Washington could still screw up your holidays

23:33 [CNN: Money] Detroit bankruptcy allowed

23:33 [CNN: Money] Siemens Argentina defendant settles with SEC

23:36 [Fin24 News] Sanral blames e-toll glitches on ETFs

23:37 [CNN] Delta: No special treatment for basketball team

23:37 [CNN] The trouble with Apple's Touch ID fingerprint reader

23:37 [The Onion] American Voices: Train Safety Called Into Question

23:39 [BBC: Also in the news] US football fans 'caused earthquake'

23:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] US football fans 'caused earthquake'

23:43 [Pravda] The criminal policy of the blockade against Cuba

23:43 [Mother Jones] Scientists: Current International Warming Target Is "Disastrous"

23:43 [straight] Would you like a $10,000 tip? /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/tip2.jpg

23:44 [The Atlantic: International] The Case for Giving Iran’s Scholar-Diplomats a Chance

23:47 [] ALEC Facing 'Funding Crisis' Following Public Scrutiny /sites/

23:48 [CNN: Travel] Grand Canyon in a river of clouds

23:48 [CNN: Travel] Delta: No special treatment for Florida Gators basketball team

23:48 [CNN: Travel] Cell phones and weather may help find missing private plane

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Blumenthal: HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Doubt U.S. Global Influence

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brittany Wong: People React To Fake Report Of Obamas Getting Divorced -- And It's Priceless

23:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: House Republicans Oppose Democratic Drive To Renew Unemployment Benefits

23:48 [Raw Story] Washington D.C. cop accused of taking nude photos of 15-year-old girl

23:48 [Raw Story] How the hummingbird ended up in the Andes

23:51 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine PM warns of force as rallies escalate

23:51 [NPR] Guardian Editor: We've Published 1 Percent Of Snowden Files

23:53 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Spokesman: Kenya’s President Committed to Press Freedom

23:54 [CNN] CNN Student News - December 4, 2013

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