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00:00 [Fox News: politics] Edwards' daughter leaves courtroom in tears over testimony on Elizabeth Edwards

00:00 [Slate Magazine] Let Them Play

00:01 [Slashdot] NYC Teachers Forbidden To "Friend" Students

00:02 [CNN] What did Obama's Afghanistan speech really mean?

00:03 [CNET News] Microsoft hopes Windows Phone summit can shrink the app gap

00:03 [CNN] Real clinch La Liga with win at Bilbao; Ajax seal Dutch title

00:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S.-Afghan Pact Won't End War – Or SOF Night Raids

00:03 [Big Think] The Secret Lives of the Brain: David Eagleman LIVE on Big Think

00:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] As Gingrich Exits, GOP Unity Still Elusive for Romney

00:06 [zero hedge] Havoc and Opportunity in Natural Gas

00:07 [AL JAZEERA] French candidates trade insults in TV debate

00:09 [Infoshop] Spain’s General Strike and the Bleak Prospects for Spanish Workers

00:10 [Reuters] Gingrich pulls plug on "wild ride" White House bid

00:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama's Composite Girlfriend: How Politico and Drudge Created Fake News

00:11 [CNN] GOP's 'faux anger' is all the rage

00:14 [Infoshop] Chomsky: U.S. and Europe ‘committing suicide in different ways’

00:14 [NPR] News Corp Board Gives Murdoch Its Vote Of Confidence

00:15 [Slate Magazine] The Most Important Voters of 2012

00:16 [The Independent] Gareth Williams 'was probably killed unlawfully'

00:16 [Reuters: politics] Gingrich pulls plug on "wild ride" White House bid

00:17 [AL JAZEERA] Sarkozy and Hollande lock horns in TV debate

00:18 [Amnesty International] Cuba: “The authorities attack us because we talk about the issues people face”

00:19 [CNET News] Studies show how tasers can do more than stun

00:19 [Deutsche Welle] French presidential candidates spar in televised debate,,15923210,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:21 [zero hedge] Biderman Makes Friends: "Bankers Are As Dumb As Politicians"

00:25 [Moral Low Ground] Ashton Kutcher Stars in Racist Bollywood Brownface Pop Chips Ad

00:30 [] Haaretz poll: Netanyahu the clear favorite heading to Israel's upcoming elections

00:33 [Electronic Intifada] The Month in Pictures: April 2012

00:33 [Big Think] On the Return of "Mein Kampf" to Germany

00:35 [NPR] Romney's Praise Of Gingrich Leads Fox Anchor To Call Politics 'Weird, Creepy'

00:35 [Slate Magazine] Junior Seau, Dead at 43

00:36 [Disinformation] USDA’s Wildlife Services Has Killed Over 50,000 Harmless Animals (Including Bald Eagles)

00:36 [The Onion] TV Listings: Operation Repo

00:38 [Truthdig] Newt’s Out, Finally

00:42 [CNN] Chen deal called a 'very big moment' for China

00:42 [Slashdot] Astronomers See Another Star Torn Apart By a Black Hole

00:45 [Guardian] Murdoch facing new challenge as US senator contacts Leveson over hacking

00:46 [CNET News] Mustached villain challenges Seattle's superhero

00:49 [Pravda] England: Why Hodgson?

00:53 [ZDNET] Amazon tries to catch up in personal cloud storage and falls further behind

00:53 [Raw Story] Justice Department to review handling of 80 rape cases in Missoula

00:55 [CNET News] Dell sneaks quad-core Ivy Bridge CPUs into a couple of Vostro, XPS, and Inspiron systems

01:01 [The Atlantic: Politics] Occupy Wall Street's May Day in New York

01:02 [CNET News] Take to the skies in your personal multicopter

01:03 [BBC: Technology] Next Samsung Galaxy phone is born

01:04 [Mother Jones] As Campaign Ends, Gingrich Thanks His Sugar Mommy and Daddy

01:06 [The Onion] Letters To The Editor: Mailing Address

01:08 [Amnesty International] Journalists face increasing harassment in Sudan

01:11 [OpEdNews] Beltane and the Scorpio Full Moon May 6, 2012

01:11 [CNET News] New Office malware attack hunts Snow Leopard, not Lion

01:17 [CNN] Florida files charges in death of FAMU drum major, hazing of 2 others

01:18 [Raw Story] Aspirin works as well as blood thinner in heart patients

01:20 [Slate Magazine] Why China Wishes Chen Would Just Go Away

01:21 [straight] Kate Upton returns to YouTube in her bikini

01:22 [Fox News] Did US Mislead Dissident To Fix Diplomatic Dilemma?

01:22 [CNN: Politics] Obama pledges to 'finish the job' in Afghanistan

01:25 [Moral Low Ground] ‘The Moral High Ground’: Dying Mom’s YouTube Plea Convinces Genentech to Give Her Unapproved Cancer Drug

01:26 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year-Old With?

01:29 [Deutsche Welle] Press freedom in danger,,15918487,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:30 [NPR] 'Zombie' Ants And The Fungus That Saves Them

01:33 [CNN] Student forgotten in cell for 5 days will sue DEA

01:35 [Slate Magazine] Newt Until the End

01:40 [NPR] Could Electoral College Calculus Give Obama An Edge?

01:40 [CNET News] The next new craze: Brain Pong?

01:41 [OpEdNews] Justice Delayed? Justice Cancelled?

01:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Urban Farming Takes Root in Brazil's Favelas

01:47 [CNN] Pirate hostages vow to continue life at sea

01:49 [Slashdot] Silkworms Inspire Smart Materials

01:51 [CNN] Feds hope to speed tracking of tainted meat, poultry

01:51 [ZDNET] Facebook launches Action Links for Timeline apps

01:52 [CNET News] Wine fridge makes it four times as easy to choose

01:54 [] Georgia Lays Out Expectations For NATO Summit

01:56 [CNET News] EA not killing Rock Band for iOS after all

01:56 [zero hedge] Frontline On Financial Fraud Part 2

01:58 [Global Voices] Indonesia: Should Mosques Lower Prayer Volume?

02:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Goal that defied physics

02:03 [The Progressive] May Day in Oakland

02:09 [CNN] Obama signals Afghan war's next chapter

02:11 [OpEdNews] Mission Accomplished Yet?

02:11 [Slashdot] EU Court Rules APIs, Programming Languages Not Copyrightable

02:11 [Telegraph] Mitt Romney aides 'say David Cameron was taken for a ride' by Barack Obama

02:15 [BBC: Entertainment] Munch's The Scream sold for $120m

02:18 [Truthdig] Junior Seau Death Latest in String of NFL Suicides

02:18 [Raw Story] Rep. Van Hollen on the tea party: Voters have buyer’s remorse

02:21 [zero hedge] Report: Low Doses of Radiation Can Cause More Damage than High Doses

02:21 [straight] Petition seeks public meeting on Sea to Sky Gondola proposal for Stawamus Chief Provincial Park

02:22 [msnbc] Cord blood donation surges in public programs

02:23 [Raw Story] Five dead including toddler in Arizona shooting

02:26 [CNET News] What Android might bring us from CTIA

02:30 [CNN] 'The Scream' sold for nearly $120 million

02:31 [OpEdNews] Scott Walker's Billionaire Boys Club: Big Money Backs Anti-Labor Agenda

02:31 [New York Times: politics] White House Memo: For Obama, a Delicate New Balance on National Security

02:31 [CNN] Syrian opposition group: 'Annan plan has been ineffective'

02:34 [Pravda] Intelligence is genetic?

02:35 [CNET News] OS X Mail checking for new messages even when set to manual

02:39 [zero hedge] A Scream Worth $119,922,500

02:40 [CNET News] A rare look at a star's demise in a supermassive black hole

02:41 [] Knesset panel slams brakes on 'open skies' pact with Europe

02:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Obama Poll Watch -- April, 2012

02:51 [CNET News] How important are cameras in a tablet? (poll)

02:51 [OpEdNews] 'Tea Party' Joe Miller Allies With Progressives On Disastrously Flawed Anchorage Election

02:56 [Anarchist news] The Make-Believe World of David Graeber

03:01 [Anarchist news] Over 100 Attend New Orleans May Day Marches: This Is Our City Not The Capitalists!

03:06 [] Florida church says no to Israel divesture initiative backed by Archbishop Tutu

03:08 [Mostly Water] Whitewashing Mass Murder

03:10 [CNN] DC Metro system deploys security to make sure it's seen

03:14 [Big Think] How to Build the 100-Year Company

03:15 [Deutsche Welle] Iranian blog wins BOBs,,15923111,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:19 [CNET News] Wil Wheaton goes ape on Google+

03:20 [Russia Today] Sarkozy and Hollande clash in heated election debate

03:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: Reviving the Spirit of Rio+20

03:21 [] Church says no to Israel divesture initiative backed by Archbishop Tutu

03:21 [The Atlantic: Politics] Shep Smith: 'Politics Is Weird. And Creepy.'

03:22 [straight] Warning: you are entering hipster town

03:23 [Raw Story] Cenk blasts Rumsfeld for claiming Obama’s decision to kill bin Laden was easy

03:30 [AL JAZEERA] Activist fears for his life in China

03:32 [The Atlantic: International] Chinese Activist 'Very Disappointed' in the U.S., Says Officials Lied To Him

03:35 [Topix Activism News] PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads

03:36 [Fox News: politics] Congressman faults Obama administration for failing to help Chinese dissident

03:36 [OpEdNews] Confessions Of An Angry Young Drone

03:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] Our white shoe brigade

03:40 [New York Times: politics] Richard Grenell Resigns From Mitt Romney’s Foreign Policy Team

03:41 [ZDNET] Verizon's HomeFusion LTE service could be a financial win

03:41 [Mostly Water] A (Pussy) Riot of Our Own: What the Russian Punks Can Teach Us About Music and Protest

03:42 [CNN] L.A. Dodgers usher in new era of ownership

03:44 [Big Think] Solving Brain Teasers With An Open Skull

03:45 [ZDNET] Facebook scam: Get a Free Pair of Oakleys! (limited time only)

03:45 [Fox News] Islamist Parties Poised to Run for Control in Libya

03:46 [OpEdNews] Chicago Summit: NATO To Announce Activation Of European Missile Shield

03:49 [Global Voices] China: Tibetan Netizen Responses to the Self-Immolations in Tibet

03:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Doug Bandow: Could the Libertarian Party Choose a Ron Paul-Gary Johnson Ticket?

03:58 [Mostly Water] For Israel, Punishing Palestinians is Not Enough

04:04 [CNN] Puma takes bite out of Apple to head ethical business list

04:04 [AL JAZEERA] Clinton presses China on rights

04:06 [Slashdot] Nokia Sues HTC, RIM and Viewsonic

04:10 [New York Times: politics] Behind Richard Grenell’s Departure, a Right-Wing Storm

04:18 [CNN] Arrests, beatings fail to deter Chinese human rights crusader Chen

04:30 [AntiWar] Iraq: Sunni “Terror” Arrests Hit Ex-Speaker’s Family

04:30 [msnbc] Troops returning home to strained veterans-affairs system

04:36 [CNET News] Tumblr allows advertising at $25K a pop

04:42 [zero hedge] Merkel's in Hot Water... So All Future Backstops Will Be Even MORE "Strings Attached"

04:43 [Mostly Water] From Peaceful Protest to Police Brutality: What Really Happened at the Montréal May Day Protest?

04:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] I'm a second-class citizen

04:55 [Deutsche Welle] Westerwelle calls on Ukraine to grant Tymoshenko medical aid,,15923223,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:56 [CNN] CNN Transcript: Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng

04:59 [CNN] Edwards daughter tearfully leaves courtroom during testimony

05:02 [ZDNET] Mystery group hacks US military, Harvard, NASA, more

05:14 [CNN] Ballerinas hoping to dance their way out of poverty

05:17 [Fox News] Libya Leaves Door Open to Islamists

05:22 [CNET News] Facebook launches 'action links' for greater app interaction

05:33 [BBC: Education] Tougher ranking call for grammars

05:35 [Mother Jones] Inside Occupy Wall Street's New York March

05:36 [zero hedge] Who Actually Votes In America?

05:39 [Fox News: politics] US-Afghanistan 10-year security compact has loopholes for both nations

05:41 [Raw Story] Munch’s ‘Scream’ beats auction record at $119.9 million

05:41 [Global Voices] China: Phone calls between Teng Biao and Chen Guangcheng

05:42 [ZDNET] How to pitch SOA to the business: 3 CIOs tell all

05:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] The great escape ... blind

05:46 [CNET News] Google Docs boasts 450 new fonts and 60 new templates

05:56 [AntiWar] US-Afghan Pact Won’t End War or Night Raids

05:56 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart: Christian right ‘hates Obama more than they love Jesus’

06:01 [Disinformation] Alien Abductees’ Drawings Of Their Encounters

06:04 [Big Think] Neil Degrasse Tyson: Science is in Our DNA

06:15 [Mostly Water] May Day Protests for Justice

06:26 [AntiWar] US Torturers Are Still Awaiting Arrest

06:31 [CNN] Philippines' tourism campaign hopes for boost from social media

06:31 [Disinformation] Can Porn Be Feminist?

06:31 [Slashdot] 1Gbps Wireless Network Made With Red and Green Laser Pointers

06:37 [Fox News: politics] Bachmann to endorse Romney at Thursday campaign stop

06:50 [AL JAZEERA] Chinese dissident Chen seeks US exile deal

06:53 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'An American tragedy'

06:56 [CNET News] HTC One X hints at iPhone 5 challenges

07:05 [CNET News] Rdio said to offer the U.K. and France music streaming

07:06 [zero hedge] Don’t play hanky-panky with Bernanke

07:21 [Telegraph] Yacht crash crew 'were on collision course with island'

07:22 [Guardian] Sir Mervyn King admits: we did too little to warn of economic crisis

07:35 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Investors await positive news

07:36 [Mother Jones] The Battle Over Your Endocrine System

07:36 [Fin24 News] Sanral: Questions over pension investment

07:41 [Financial Times] US-China deal on blind activist unravels

07:41 [Topix Activism News] Deal to return escaped activist tests U.S.-China ties

07:44 [CNET News] Microsoft snags Yahoo scientists for new research lab

07:51 [Financial Times] Sarkozy and Hollande lock horns on TV

07:53 [Telegraph] Passengers sue over 'cruise from hell'

08:02 [ZDNET] Facebook celebrates one year of Open Compute Project growth

08:09 [Telegraph] UN blacklists North Korean state-owned firms

08:09 [CNN] Chinese activist says he wants to go to U.S.

08:11 [NPR] U.S. Still Trying To Help Blind Chinese Activist

08:15 [Russia Today] 'Scream' fetches record sum at Sotheby's (PHOTOS)

08:23 [Telegraph] Aspirin is as safe and just as effective as warfarin: research

08:28 [CNN] USDA quarantines 2 farms in mad cow investigation

08:40 [Telegraph] Dita Von Teese's new man Theo Hutchcraft finds festival is a happy hunting ground

08:43 [BBC: Health] Aspirin is as 'good as warfarin'

08:45 [CNET News] The non-existent Pebble watch scores its first app

08:47 [CNN] Australia regulators reviewing UK Murdoch report

08:55 [Russia Today] Activist’s fate puts US-China relations at risk

08:56 [Telegraph] 'Forgotten US inmate drank urine to stay alive'

08:59 [Slashdot] German Science Minister Faces Plagiarism Scandal

09:01 [Deutsche Welle] US-Chinese talks open under shadow of a dissident's fate,,15923418,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:01 [ZDNET] A first: Hacked sites with Android drive-by download malware

09:02 [NPR] Watching 'The Avengers' In India, With A Twist

09:02 [CNN] Seau's death adds to dark legacy of championship team

09:07 [NPR] Gingrich Out Of The Race, But Still In Debt

09:10 [Global Voices] Tunisia: TV Station Chief Sued for Broadcasting “Persepolis”

09:11 [CNET News] Exclusively for CNET users: Big savings on the perfect presents for Mother's Day!

09:12 [Telegraph] Documents found in Osama bin Laden raid to be released

09:12 [OpEdNews] Targeting Murdoch

09:17 [OpEdNews] Afghanistan: Permanent Occupation Planned

09:26 [Deutsche Welle] Westerwelle: Tymoshenko must get medical aid,,15923223,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:28 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] The email he can't remember

09:34 [Fin24 News] Pension fund shrugs off Sanral concerns

09:41 [Truthdig] The Real Mad Men: Following the Money Behind TV Political Ads

09:42 [CNN] Activists: Syrian troops storm university, arrest hundreds

09:55 [Global Voices] Madagascar: Two Journalists in Jail on World Press Freedom Day

09:58 [Telegraph] Wombats as big as sheep found in Australia

10:00 [Global Voices] Bahamas: Last Thoughts on Elections

10:02 [OpEdNews] Rupert Watch - the Kiss of Death

10:06 [Truthdig] Imitation Outrage: Faking Concern for the Chinese Masses

10:10 [ZDNET] BlackBerry World 2012: 4G PlayBook due out this year

10:10 [Russia Today] Titles aren’t the most important thing – WBO champ Pirog

10:17 [New Internationalist] Tricks, lies and anger as Greece goes to the polls

10:21 [Pravda] Ukraine won't give Euro-2012 away to anyone

10:21 [Deutsche Welle] Lufthansa will axe thousands of jobs to cut costs,,15923471,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Scheer: Imitation Outrage: Faking Concern for the Chinese Masses

10:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Research censorship 'problematic'

10:28 [Telegraph] Louise Mensch: troll abuse 'not Twitter's fault'

10:29 [BBC: Technology] Games 'not immune' to net attack

10:35 [Russia Today] Investor rush for Russia’s Craiglist

10:44 [Telegraph] Success of electronic eye trial gives hope to the blind

10:46 [Deutsche Welle] Londoners choose between Ken and Boris in mayoral election,,15923578,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:51 [Truthdig] Terror Europa


10:58 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Lebanese Groups Arming Syrian Unrest

10:58 [Guardian] Mervyn King backs coalition's economic policies

11:01 [Truthdig] Obama the Dragonkiller

11:05 [Russia Today] Kirilenko to join Prokhorov in NBA

11:07 [CBC: politics] How the MP rookie class of 2011 fared in Year 1

11:09 [CNN] Real clinch La Liga with win at Bilbao; Messi breaks goal record

11:17 [Telegraph] Baby found at recycling plant: mother comes forward

11:17 [Fin24 News] Uptick in new vehicle sales

11:19 [msnbc] Activist: I want to leave China 'on Clinton’s plane'

11:20 [Russia Today] Supreme Court won’t consider action to ban Putin's inauguration

11:28 [] Barak: Olmert, Mossad and Shin Bet chiefs are serving Iran

11:28 [CNN] Coalition calls for massive demonstrations across Egypt

11:31 [International Crisis Group] Pakistan’s Relations with India: Beyond Kashmir?

11:33 [Telegraph] The Apprentice 2012: A recruiter's verdict on the good and bad candidates - Episode 7

11:35 [ZDNET] Most computer users unsure about social media safety, report says

11:35 [Slashdot] Jimmy Wales Backs UK Government Bid To Free Academic Data

11:37 [CNN] Did Obama betray a Chinese hero?

11:43 [] Barak: Olmert and former Mossad, Shin Bet chiefs serving Iran

11:45 [Russia Today] Russia 'retains right' to pre-emptive AMD strike

11:49 [AL JAZEERA] University protest in Syria 'turns deadly'

11:52 [Pravda] Can anyone regulate women's decision to abort babies?

11:55 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Syrian regime forces raid Aleppo University after protests; at least 4 killed

12:01 [ZDNET] UK's Pirate Bay blockade begins, but only ISPs must oblige

12:03 [Telegraph] Wild things

12:16 [Spiegel] Cost Cutting at Lufthansa: German National Carrier Undergoes Mass Restructuring,1518,830946,00.html#ref=rss

12:17 [NPR] States Looking To Make Some Taxes Less Inevitable

12:19 [Telegraph] British Airways to resume flights to Seoul

12:21 [Slate Magazine] A Dirty Debut

12:22 [Fox News] Cops: Toddler Among 5 Killed in Arizona Shooting

12:22 [Pravda] Armenia punished for boycotting Eurovision

12:23 [Fin24 News] Ostrich industry future hinges on ban

12:26 [Russia Today] Spalletti not thinking about Russia job

12:26 [straight] Ex-politician Laura McDiarmid questions ban on electronic music concerts at PNE Forum

12:26 [Good] Infographic: America's Not-So-Proud Tradition of Government Corruption

12:28 [] Mysterious smell envelops central Israel; Tel Aviv municipality investigating source

12:31 [Russia Today] Nissan-Renault to take Avtovaz driving seat


12:31 [CNN] Officials: Drone strike kills 13 suspected militants in Yemen

12:36 [zero hedge] Mixed Results As Spain Sells More Bonds Than Expected, But Pays Up As Yields Again Spike - Analyst View

12:36 [Global Voices] China and Africa: Exporting the Shenzhen Model

12:36 [Slate Magazine] Can the United States Build a Foreign Army?

12:37 [Mother Jones] Mitt's Multilevel Minions

12:48 [Spiegel] Bronze Age Espionage: Did Ancient Germans Steal the Pharaoh's Chair Design?,1518,830958,00.html#ref=rss

12:49 [Fox News] Loopholes in New US-Afghan Pact?

12:51 [Deutsche Welle] Retail giant Metro is dragged down by heavy investment,,15923857,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:51 [Telegraph] Car stickers threatening to hang Eurocrats circulate in Brussels

12:52 [Pravda] Europe without borders to sink into oblivion

12:56 [Spiegel] Outrage against Apathy: Occupy Movement Hopes for a New Lease on Life,1518,830906,00.html#ref=rss

13:00 [Fin24 News] Business confidence hits 3-year low

13:01 [CNET News] Was Apple protest leader Mark Shields an 'accidental activist?'

13:06 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Bad News Means Green Futures

13:08 [OpEdNews] Goodbye NDAA, PATRIOT Act, Federal Reserve Act and Wars if Paul Wins Presidency

13:09 [BBC: Technology] UK crime agency site taken down

13:10 [Fox News: politics] Judge tosses lawsuit from tribes on Fighting Sioux nickname

13:12 [ZDNET] BlackBerry 10: the biggest threat to Windows Phone?

13:15 [Fox News] US: Activist Wants to Leave China

13:16 [Raw Story] US pushes China to allow yuan rise, speed reforms

13:16 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Earth From Space: An Island of Penguins Peeks Out From Under Wave Clouds

13:18 [BBC: Health] Blind men retina implant success

13:21 [Raw Story] US says ready to help blind Chinese activist

13:21 [CNN] France's presidential rivals trade insults in debate

13:23 [New Internationalist] Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing

13:24 [CNN] Why London's mayoral elections matter so much to women

13:25 [Big Think] What's my ROI again?

13:25 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's military renews pledge to step down

13:30 [CNN] A visit to Osama bin Laden's lair

13:31 [Raw Story] Ex-policeman held in phone-hacking inquiry

13:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Dated, Simplified View of Political Corruption in 'Knife Fight'

13:35 [Big Think] Does 3D Printing Threaten Traditional Manufacturing?

13:36 [Raw Story] Baghdad hit by attacks as VP death squad trial opens

13:37 [zero hedge] ECB (In)Decision Preview

13:46 [Russia Today] Spanish ‘Second Conquest’ backfiring in Latin America?

13:46 [Deutsche Welle] 'Intolerant' Indian state mulls ways to curb free speech,,15921437,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:47 [NPR] Chinese Activist Wants To Leave With Clinton; U.S. Diplomats Back In Touch

13:49 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israel exerts physical and psychological pressure on prisoners to end hunger-strike

13:49 [zero hedge] ECB: No Change

13:51 [Russia Today] Egyptian military ready for power transfer

13:51 [Slate Magazine] Why I’m Boycotting


13:53 [] Brother of Rabin assassin set to be released from jail

14:01 [Russia Today] Russia warns US as Magnitsky Act returns to Congress

14:01 [CNET News] Programming languages 'do not enjoy copyright protection,' EU court says

14:02 [Slashdot] Mozilla Ponders Major Firefox UI Refresh

14:05 [Topix Activism News] Syrian Opposition Calls Truce 'Ineffective'

14:06 [Raw Story] New N. Korea sanctions sets stage for nuclear showdown

14:08 [] The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 3

14:09 [Amnesty International] Chen: US pressure key as China shows ‘bad faith’

14:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Corporations Sponsor Carbon Scam in Europe**

14:10 [CNET News] SpaceX 'unlikely' to visit International Space Station on May 7

14:10 [Fox News: politics] Chinese activist now wants to leave China, US under pressure to intervene

14:11 [ZDNET] Global chip sales up 1.5 percent in March

14:13 [] John Yoo, Bush's Torture Lawyer, Given Immunity

14:16 [CNN] The Internet, corporations and the upside of a zombie apocalypse

14:24 [Fin24 News] Most pupils don't pay school fees

14:26 [Deutsche Welle] European intellectuals warn of EU's demise,,15924248,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:27 [The Atlantic: National] The Secret of Ben Bernanke's Beard

14:27 [CNN: Entertainment] JC Chasez talks boy bands

14:28 [NPR] No Note, No Firm Clues So Far In Junior Seau's Death

14:31 [Reuters] Chinese dissident seeks exile, strains U.S.-China ties

14:32 [CNET News] Apple television may not launch until 2014, says analyst

14:33 [NPR] Chen: 'I Didn't Really Understand What Was Happening'

14:34 [CNN] Ex-police officer arrested in media bribery probe

14:36 [zero hedge] Live Webcast Of ECB's Press Conference

14:37 [Disinformation] The $120 Million Scream

14:38 [] Border Vigilante, White Supremacist Goes on Rampage in Arizona

14:39 [CBC: politics] Budget watchdog Kevin Page testifies on F-35 costs

14:40 [Telegraph] Olympics security: army left missiles unguarded at block of flats used for missile base, claims resident

14:43 [NPR] Jobless Claims Dropped By 27,000 Last Week

14:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jim Worth: No Longer Supreme

14:45 [Fox News] US: Activist Wants to Leave China

14:46 [Slashdot] Microsoft Raises UK Prices By a Third and Can't Rule Out Future Hikes

14:49 [CNN] Bin Laden documents to be released online

14:49 [Fox News: politics] Weekly jobless aid applications drop sharply

14:49 [Amnesty International] Azerbaijan: “There is no official censorship - but anyone doing real journalism is at risk.”

14:51 [Russia Today] ‘Lost’ nudes by Serebryakova to go under hammer

14:51 [ZDNET] UK's SOCA website taken offline in DDoS attack

14:51 [Raw Story] Colbert: Pressuring ER patients to pay debts before treatment a ‘win-win’ situation

14:51 [Deutsche Welle] Erasmus has stirred up Europe for 25 years,,15924277,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:53 [NPR] Coming Up: Bin Laden Documents To Go Online

14:55 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Finally Beat Expectations As Prior Number Revised Higher As Usual

14:57 [Guardian] Official waiting time figures reveal scale of Heathrow chaos


14:59 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israel issues more house demolition orders to Jerusalemites in Silwan

15:02 [CNN] U.S. exploring activist's apparent 'change of heart,' envoy says

15:03 [ZDNET] 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom

15:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Janet Tavakoli: MF Global Implosion: Congressman Grimm Sends a Message

15:05 [CNN] Bin Laden documents published online

15:05 [zero hedge] News That Matters

15:06 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'China's Abuses Can't Be Glossed Over with Deals'

15:07 [The Atlantic: International] How to Avoid the Next Chen Guangcheng Mess

15:08 [NPR] Militia Leader Reportedly Involved In Shooting Deaths Of Four In Arizona

15:09 [Pravda] The US Quest for Encircling Russia

15:11 [CNET News] Toyota RAV4 EV to make public debut next week

15:16 [Reuters: politics] Obama promises 110,000 new summer jobs for youth

15:16 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Question of Iran Pits Israeli Intelligence Against Meshuggeneh Fringe

15:18 [CNN] Egypt: Call for mass protests amid election controversy

15:19 [Fox News: politics] Democrats getting top candidates in GOP-leaning House races may help Obama

15:21 [Russia Today] Gazprom has years to wait for new EU energy package exemption

15:21 [msnbc: politics] Obama targets Hispanic media

15:21 [Raw Story] Student forgotten in cell by DEA files $20 million torture lawsuit

15:21 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian forces attack student dorms, killing four,,15924309,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:23 [NPR] GM Profits Hurt By Weakness In Europe

15:23 [CNET News] Growth, revenue, focus: How to get an investor's attention

15:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jonathan Weiler: North Carolina's Anti-Gay Marriage Snowball -- Where Will It Stop?

15:25 [Big Think] Can Nanotech Noses Sniff Out Cancer?

15:26 [Russia Today] Malkin geared up for his maiden hockey Worlds gold

15:26 [Telegraph] Jogging 'adds five years or more to life'

15:30 [Fox News: politics] Wisconsin recall theme turns from unions to jobs

15:31 [Fin24 News] Government to hold mining lekgotla

15:32 [ZDNET] JouleX CEO: IP-connected world like 'billions of leaky buckets'

15:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] Can Mitt Romney Co-opt the Conservative Media?

15:32 [Slashdot] British Ban Spikes Pirate Bay Traffic

15:34 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Spreading Climate Literacy in Cuba

15:35 [zero hedge] David Einhorn Explains Why Only Gold Is An Antidote To The Fed's Destructive "Jelly Donut Policy"

15:35 [The Onion] [audio] Popular 'Dad' Character Will Leave Next Season

15:36 [] Press Freedom Day in the Not So Press-Free Caucasus

15:38 [] Report: Ground disinfection cause of chemical odor in central Israel

15:40 [ZDNET] 13 million US Facebook users don't change privacy settings

15:40 [CNET News] Is EA 'destroying' gaming? Minecraft creator thinks so

15:41 [] A Dispatch From Kazakhstan's Military-Industrial Complex

15:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kristen Breitweiser: Heights of Hypocrisy: The Universal Use of 9/11 in Politics

15:42 [ZDNET] Beer distributor avoids delivery hangover with online scheduling

15:49 [CNN: Politics] How the media almost blew Obama's secret

15:50 [ZDNET] No Apple TV set until 2014, says analyst: What's next for Apple?

15:52 [CNN] 4 minors suspected in South Africa gang rape released on bail

15:52 [Fox News: politics] Issa sends out draft contempt order against Holder, says 'Furious' response 'cannot stand'

15:56 [Spiegel] No Ice Hockey for Lukashenko?: German Lawmakers Seek to Block Championships in Belarus


16:01 [Raw Story] Indonesian atheist jailed after posting ‘God doesn’t exist’ on Facebook page


16:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obama's Australian lover

16:04 [The Nation] End Student Debt!

16:05 [CNET News] Facebook users ignoring privacy settings, says study

16:06 [zero hedge] Cashin On Supermoons, 9/11, And The Isreali Call-Up

16:07 [Guardian] Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson to face Leveson inquiry

16:10 [Slashdot] Gimp 2.8 Finally Released

16:10 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Solidarity hunger-strikes begin in Gaza City

16:11 [Russia Today] Kiev slams football boycott as Cold War method

16:11 [CNET News] T-Mobile's quiet silver lining: Monthly 4G prepaid

16:12 [CBC: politics] Page says DND only gave him partial F-35 costs

16:12 [Telegraph] Pound rise eases pressure on travelling families

16:13 [NPR] Energy Drinks Can Take Teeth On An Irreversible Acid Trip

16:14 [International Crisis Group] Neutralidad para Afganistán

16:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama in Love: The Story Behind 'The Story'

16:17 [The Atlantic: Technology] Design Beyond Objects: A Guide to Making Stuff, Without Focusing on the Stuff

16:17 [The Atlantic: National] The Clear Consensus on Education Reform: Voters Want Major Change

16:18 [Voice of America] Media Groups Mark World Press Freedom Day

16:18 [OpEdNews] Bill McKibben: The Most Important Story of Our Lives

16:20 [ZDNET] Can Facebook set the standard for datacenter hardware?

16:21 [Russia Today] Russian Paratroopers’ Union pledges loyalty to Putin, decries protests

16:22 [CNET News] Get Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder for free

16:23 [CNN] More players file concussion lawsuits against the NFL

16:24 [Financial Times] Chen wants to leave China with Clinton

16:25 [Guardian] Chen Guangcheng was ready 'to spend many years' in US embassy

16:25 [] Democracy Now!: Free Press Co-Founder Robert McChesney: Murdoch Hacking Scandal a "Moment of Truth" for U.S. Media

16:27 [Global Voices] Yemen: Anger at Expansion of US Drone War

16:29 [Telegraph] Far right on the march as austerity fuels racism, Europe warns

16:31 [CNN: Technology] Microsoft to offer $99 Xbox-Kinect bundle?

16:32 [CNN] The Osama bin Laden documents

16:32 [The Atlantic: International] America's Cold-Blooded Treatment of Chen Guangcheng

16:33 [Fox News: politics] China Dissident Debacle Has Implications for November

16:34 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cashew Producers' Pain Is Intermediaries' Gain in Senegal

16:36 [zero hedge] Swiss Gold Stored At “Decentralised Locations” – SNB Does Not Disclose Where

16:36 [Russia Today] Gorbachev praises democratic Russia

16:36 [The Onion] Obama Asks Staff To Try To Include National Security Adviser A Little More

16:36 [Raw Story] Bush torture lawyer Yoo granted immunity from Padilla lawsuit

16:37 [CNN] Interpol notice tests U.S.-Venezuela relations

16:38 [BuzzFlash] Right-Wing Multi-Billionaire Is Out to Frack Your World

16:38 [CNET News] iPhone 5 launching with 4-inch screen, new Dock connector?

16:39 [ZDNET] Coursera: The new face of higher education? [Video]

16:39 [Canadian Dimension] Tommy and the Division of Labour

16:41 [Russia Today] Missile defense, London style

16:46 [Fox News] Al Qaeda Allies TroubledBin Laden — Documents

16:46 [Russia Today] Marilyn Monroe’s ‘secret Soviet affair’

16:46 [Raw Story] ‘Inspector Bear’ finds missing man in Europe

16:48 [zero hedge] BiG LaW 101

16:49 [] Israel receives fourth Dolphin-class submarine from Germany

16:49 [CNN: Entertainment] Review: ' Avengers' a smackdown

16:52 [Deutsche Welle] Court issues fines for broadcast of 'Persepolis',,15924971,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:53 [Slashdot] Open Compute Developing Wider Rack Standard

16:53 [CNN] Official: Dozens killed, injured in Nigeria cattle market attack

16:55 [The Nation] Imitation Outrage: Faking Concern for the Chinese Masses

16:55 [Pravda] Freedom House produces more rubbish about Russia

16:57 [Fin24 News] Survey: More investment in Africa

17:01 [Telegraph] Labour ten points clear of Tories as Britain goes to the polls

17:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Chinese Dissident Chen Seeks U.S. Exile Deal

17:05 [The Nation] Too Hot Not to Notice?

17:05 [CNET News] Low Latency No. 21: To the cord-cutters

17:06 [zero hedge] US Employment Hopium Smoking Idealists?

17:06 [The Onion] Court Orders To Adopt Bankrupt Bookstores' Cats

17:09 [OpEdNews] I'm Dumping the Democratic Party, Personally

17:09 [CNET News] AOL strikes back at Starboard Value over proxy fight

17:09 [ZDNET] Microsoft schedules Windows Phone developer summit for June

17:10 [Pravda] Russian cosmonauts to land on the Moon in 2030

17:12 [Deutsche Welle] Report finds the persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan is on the rise,,15924887,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:13 [ZDNET] Osama bin Laden didn't use encryption: 17 documents released

17:14 [BuzzFlash] Taking on the Banks and Preserving an Independent Occupy Movement

17:17 [Disinformation] Why Can’t Real Life Be More Like Double Dragon?

17:17 [CNN] UK hacking inquiry summons ex-editors Brooks, Coulson

17:21 [Fox News] Bin Laden Docs DetailStruggle to Control Minions

17:22 [Disinformation] The Bin Laden Papers

17:22 [CNET News] Samsung to announce Galaxy S III today (live blog)

17:27 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 3, 2012

17:28 [Slashdot] B&N Pulls Linux Format Magazine Over Feature On 'Hacking'

17:34 [OpEdNews] Imitation Outrage: Faking Concern for the Chinese Masses

17:34 [CNN] Review: 'The Avengers' is a Friday Night SmackDown

17:36 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Should The Rich Pay More Taxes?

17:36 [The Onion] Thing With Old Girlfriend Works With New Girlfriend

17:39 [] Israeli Dissent May Create More Space for Iran Nuclear Deal

17:39 [Guardian] Hackers have breached top secret MoD systems, cyber-security chief admits

17:39 [CNET News] U.K.'s SOCA Web site targeted in DDoS attack

17:41 [Raw Story] Blind Chinese activist planned to ‘spend many years’ in U.S. embassy

17:41 [ZDNET] Symantec's Q4 earnings: revenue weak; eyeing cloud, mobile, SMBs


17:45 [Big Think] Winners and Losers in a Superpower-less World

17:46 [Russia Today] Chechen official’s wife promises to ‘destroy’ youth activists (VIDEO)

17:48 [Fox News: politics] Washington state courting Kucinich to move, run for Congress again

17:51 [ZDNET] Star Trek's Wil Wheaton thinks Google+ is becoming an annoying mistake

17:52 [The Atlantic: Technology] This Futuristic Boat Just Circumnavigated the Globe on Solar Power

17:54 [OpEdNews] Poverty and the Trial of John Edwards

17:56 [CNET News] Morrison's Mailbag: Will leaving my HDTV on affect the picture?

17:58 [The Independent] Woman rescued after car stops 'precariously close' to cliff edge

17:59 [OpEdNews] Too Hot Not to Notice? A Planet Connected by Wild Weather

17:59 [Financial Times] Chen wants to fly to US with Clinton

18:00 [World Policy Institute] The Myth of Singapore

18:00 [Fox News: politics] Koch gives Smithsonian $35M for new dinosaur hall

18:01 [Raw Story] Documents reveal bin Laden wanted to re-brand al-Qaeda

18:02 [CNET News] Europe to explore Jupiter's icy moons

18:04 [OpEdNews] Short Story: "One Final Indignity" (2nd in a series)

18:06 [CNET News] For free Wi-Fi, please deposit your dog poop here

18:06 [zero hedge] Previewing The First Of Many Greek Elections

18:06 [Spiegel] Threats against Journalists: The Aggressive Tactics of the Greek Right Wing

18:06 [Good] Ethical Style: How Ethical Is 'Artisanal' Production?

18:07 [Doctors Without Borders] In Chad, Diseases are Spreading as Food Supplies Dwindle

18:07 [CNN] The world's best-paid sports teams

18:08 [CNN] 7 dead as Syrian troops storm Aleppo University

18:10 [Topix Activism News] Family concerns key to Chinese activist's choices

18:11 [Russia Today] Anti-doping authorities may allow athletes to smoke pot

18:12 [ZDNET] How Sophos helps Facebook

18:13 [Slashdot] JavaFX Runs On Raspberry Pi

18:14 [Fin24 News] JSE dips, awaits US job data

18:15 [Big Think] The Millennial Teenager: A Generation of Digital Natives

18:16 [Russia Today] Americans denounced their citizenship in record numbers in 2011

18:16 [Truthdig] Too Hot Not to Notice?

18:19 [This Magazine] One Track Mind: Cancer Bats — Dead Set On Living — R.A.T.S.

18:19 [CNET News] Sweet, simple texting app lets you reach out and touch someone

18:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] Reality Check: Yes, President Obama Is a Hawk

18:25 [CNET News] Tablet sales disappoint on Android weakness, but iPad wins the day

18:27 [Mostly Water] BC Liberals and Developer Tighten Grip on Housing Construction in Vancouver

18:28 [Mother Jones] Local Government Idiocy Watch, Football Stadium Edition

18:28 [straight] News for Youse: Toronto mayor Rob Ford enters Paranoia-Land, accuses reporter of "spying" on him

18:30 [The Independent] Final poll puts Boris ahead of Ken as London votes

18:31 [Raw Story] German court orders artist not to kill puppies onstage

18:31 [Slate Magazine] DoubleX Gabfest: The Your Baby’s Name Is Brand-Shift Edition

18:32 [Fox News: politics] Former aide says he overheard Edwards ask mistress if she was 'showing'

18:32 [Deutsche Welle] ECB chief pushes for eurozone growth,,15925432,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:32 [Disinformation] A Handy Guide To Crowd-Control Weapons

18:32 [CNET News] Mom walks dog, finds $20,000 meteorite


18:33 [CNN] 6 dead as Syrian troops storm Aleppo University

18:37 [The Onion] American Voices: Murdoch Blasted As Not Fit To Lead

18:38 [The Atlantic: International] More on Chen Guangcheng: The Limits of Outside Power

18:38 [Spiegel] In Hollande's Hands: Will France's Election Hinder German Leadership of the Euro Group?

18:38 [CNN] Greek businesses flee to Bulgaria

18:38 [] Media Get Bored With Occupy—and Inequality

18:39 [Amnesty International] Tunisia: Persepolis trial verdict signals ‘erosion’ of free speech

18:40 [CNN] McIlroy prepares for PGA Tour return ... with a holiday

18:41 [Fox News: politics] Rep. Bachmann endorses Romney as GOP presidential candidate

18:42 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama's New Surrogate on Women's Issues: 'Julia'

18:44 [NPR] Congressman Calls For Hearing On Google Street View Data Collection

18:45 [Big Think] MIT & Harvard Begin the Education Revolution

18:46 [The Progressive] Walking to NATO Protest in Chicago

18:48 [BuzzFlash] A Party Osama bin Laden Could Posthomously Love: The GOP

18:49 [zero hedge] Why You Shouldn't Trust Tomorrow's BLS Number

18:53 [CNN] Poland wants to join eurozone 'as soon as it's safe'

18:56 [CNET News] Logitech's Solar Keyboard Folio for the iPad: sun-powered typing

18:57 [Deutsche Welle] US releases 17 documents seized at Bin Laden compound,,15925593,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] Dolphins Are Amazing, Part 5,423: They Help These Fishermen Catch Fish

18:58 [Mother Jones] Al Qaeda Gripes About Its Fanatical Internet Followers

19:00 [The Independent] Chinese firm to take majority stake in Weetabix

19:00 [ZDNET] Skype knew about IP address security flaw back in 2010

19:01 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Bachmann endorses Romney

19:04 [Telegraph] Kenny MacAskill considering satellite tracking for sex offenders

19:04 [] For Israel's elite army intel unit, errors of the past send a spying eye into the future

19:06 [msnbc] Summer of discontent for teen job seekers

19:06 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: Service sector growth slows

19:06 [zero hedge] Osama's Grand Plan To Destroy America: President Biden

19:06 [Good] This Millionaire Is Wrong: Inequality Isn't the Key to Economic Success

19:07 [The Atlantic: Technology] Facebook Is Pretty Much Like the Rest of the World

19:07 [The Onion] Infographic: Remembering Dick Clark

19:11 [Russia Today] ‘Mistakes of the jihadis’: Bin Laden’s last words revealed

19:11 [CNET News] Evernote raises round at $1 billion valuation, prepares for IPO

19:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Government Would Like You to Write a "Social Media Will"

19:15 [Big Think] Let the Games Begin: Introducing “Power Games”

19:15 [The Independent] 'Bionic eye' operation helps blind man to see

19:16 [CNN] FAMU hazing suspects turning themselves in

19:18 [Telegraph] Third NFL player in a year, Junior Seau, commits suicide

19:18 [CNN] Small explosion reported at Tennessee high school

19:21 [ZDNET] MS Patch Tuesday heads-up: 7 bulletins, 23 vulnerabilities

19:21 [Red Pepper] Defend the NHS! Strategies of Resistance

19:21 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Iran: Why This Time Is Different

19:21 [CBC: politics] F-35 costs low-balled on purpose, budget officer says

19:22 [msnbc: politics] 2012 campaign could turn on uneven recovery in swing states

19:22 [CNET News] Smartphone shipments to hit 1.7 billion in 2017; Android to dominate

19:24 [] Palestinian convicts on hunger strike must leave bed to see lawyer, prison service says

19:24 [Global Voices] Sudan/South Sudan: Voicing Hope for #newSUDANS

19:28 [Mother Jones] $16 Million Later, Scott Walker's Still Deadlocked in Recall Fight

19:29 [straight] Filmmaker Uwe Boll responds to post on Wally Oppal cameo in Bailout

19:29 [NPR] With Chen's Fate Uncertain, Online 'Dark Glasses' Campaign Continues

19:31 [The Independent] Trinity Mirror chief Sly Bailey to quit

19:31 [Raw Story] Study: Pot more prevalent among teens than cigarette smoking

19:32 [Disinformation] Lion Tries Desperately to Consume Infant; Parents Giggle

19:34 [Telegraph] Boost for motorists as petrol price war breaks out

19:36 [zero hedge] Ron Paul: "Central Bankers Are Intellectually Bankrupt"

19:37 [Truthdig] Introducing the OWS ‘Guitarmy’ (Video)

19:37 [ZDNET] UK iGovernment: Parliament dishes out 650 iPads to MPs

19:37 [The Onion] Mark Sanchez Not Included On List Of 100 Random NFL Players

19:39 [] NRA Uses Fear and Paranoia to Protect 'Shoot First' Law: Brady Campaign

19:40 [CNET News] YouTube's $200 million broadside to Big Media: Plenty more where that came from

19:41 [CNN: Politics] Campaign leaves mixed Gingrich legacy

19:43 [CNN] Chavez council stirs succession speculation

19:44 [NPR] Bin Laden Papers Show Him Frustrated, Marginalized

19:46 [Slashdot] NASA Boss Accused of Breaking Arms Trade Laws

19:47 [The Independent] TV study of the urban fox is bigger than Big Brother eviction night

19:47 [zero hedge] S&P 500: Floor Breach, Breach, Breach

19:48 [Reuters] Stand-off over Chinese dissident poses quandary for Obama

19:49 [CNET News] SecondMarket banks on rising tech stars, new markets

19:49 [ZDNET] Xamarin's port of Android to Microsoft's C#: Five questions (and answers)

19:49 [NPR] CDC Says Helmets Are No Match For Tornadoes, But They Might Not Hurt

19:50 [Fox News: politics] Missouri GOP lawmaker comes out as gay, denounces 'don't say gay' bill

19:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Katy Hall: Bill Clinton Talks Secret Hillary Kept From Him

19:51 [Raw Story] FDA lax on monitoring of medical implants

19:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Epidemic of Premature Births in Rich and Poor Nations Alike

19:54 [NPR] Nuns And The Vatican: A Clash Decades In Making

19:56 [CNET News] Motorola to bring another six patents into Apple fight

19:56 [Fox News: politics] Democratic challengers outraise GOP House incumbents in 1st quarter

19:56 [Raw Story] Disparities in contraception remain as number of teens delaying sex rises: Study

19:56 [CNN] Coroner to reveal 'manner' of Junior Seau's death

19:59 [ZDNET] Microsoft kicks Chinese company out of vulnerability sharing program

20:01 [Russia Today] Alleged US Army doc: re-education camps and psy-op missions aimed at activists

20:02 [Truthdig] Study Raises New Concerns About Fracking

20:02 [Disinformation] A Christian Horror Movie About Porn

20:03 [The Onion] Cops Cleared On Corruption Charges After Implicating Decorated Police Dog

20:04 [CNET News] Samsung to announce Galaxy S III (live blog)

20:04 [Canadian Dimension] Guatemala: Decriminalization?

20:04 [Global Voices] Liberia: Will Social Media Increase Civic Engagement?

20:08 [CNET News] Samsung's Galaxy S III has ears and eyes just for you

20:08 [Financial Times] Bin Laden papers reveal al-Qaeda rifts

20:09 [ZDNET] Logitech harnesses the power of the sun with its iPad Solar Keyboard Folio

20:11 [CNET News] A slew of accessories await Samsung's Galaxy S III

20:11 [BBC: Technology] Samsung unveils new Galaxy phone

20:12 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: Nobel Laureates and Students Discuss Role of Women in Human Rights

20:14 [NPR] VIDEO: Lioness Tries To 'Eat' Baby Dressed In Zebra Hoodie

20:15 [Big Think] The Participatory Revolution: Big Think Live with Tiffany Shlain

20:16 [Fox News] Denying Dying Vet in LineWith Spirit Flier Complaints

20:16 [Good] Have Poor Eyesight? Maybe You Should Have Played Outside More

20:17 [CNN] Small explosion at Tennessee high school, 1 taken to hospital

20:19 [The Independent] Political battle in Tower Hamlets sees police called amid claims of threats of violence

20:19 [Pravda] Tymoshenko, bombings and Euro 2012

20:19 [OpEdNews] Breaking News the American People Are Waiting, Hoping to Hear - But Will They Ever?

20:19 [CNN] Chen case is another human rights issue for Obama

20:21 [Telegraph] UN monitoring head says still time to end violence in Syria

20:22 [] Kyrgyzstan: Justice Elusive for Kidnapped Brides

20:23 [Infoshop] Over 100 Attend New Orleans May Day Marches: This Is Our City Not The Capitalists!

20:23 [Slashdot] FBI Caught On Camera Returning Seized Server

20:26 [CNET News] Greenpeace raps Apple for lowballing data center energy

20:26 [Raw Story] Australia delays Lockheed fighter jet order to save money

20:27 [Reuters: politics] Republicans back Santorum, Rubio for vice president

20:27 [Deutsche Welle] Gauck will 'speak from the heart',,15924335,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:28 [Mother Jones] Digging Into the Pay Gap

20:29 [AL JAZEERA] Syria students killed in Aleppo campus attack

20:29 [straight] Alain Gresh: The free press can also lie

20:29 [NPR] Democrats Dinged For Linking Student Loans, Women In Attacks On GOP

20:31 [Raw Story] Egypt’s military promises fair election, power turnover

20:34 [CNN] Activist: U.S. will help me leave China

20:36 [ZDNET] Spamvertised 'PayPal payment notifications' lead to client-side exploits and malware

20:36 [Russia Today] Large state enterprises ordered to develop environmental programs

20:36 [The Progressive] Dying on the Job

20:38 [CNET News] Facebook reportedly seeking IPO valuation of $85B to $95B

20:39 [] 'Facelift' to Bank of America Stadium Highlights Bank's Funding of Coal

20:40 [CNN] Euro 2012 fans face 'criminal' Ukrainian police

20:42 [ZDNET] Samsung announces Galaxy S III with a focus on natural interaction

20:45 [Big Think] Big Data Is Hot Air, Says Wharton MBA Prof

20:46 [Russia Today] Moscow’s 500 centenarians set to get GPS

20:48 [Fox News] Suspected Women-Killer Linked to Missing Student?

20:49 [] Provocateur Unmasked: The FBI's Cleveland Bridge Bomb Plot Informant

20:49 [The Independent] Samsung Electronics unveil Galaxy SIII smartphone

20:50 [The Onion] American Voices: 'The Scream' Sells For $119.9 Million

20:50 [ZDNET] Facebook to go public at $85 billion to $95 billion (rumor)

20:50 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Greeks Gear Up to Cast ‘Protest Votes' Against Austerity

20:51 [Raw Story] Israel’s Supreme Court hears hunger striker appeal

20:52 [] Azerbaijan: Aliyev Son-in-Law Scores Eurovision Gig

20:55 [zero hedge] "Volatility On Demand": Catching A 54 Second Grand Rehearsal For A Market Crash In The Act


20:56 [CNN: Technology] Microsoft to offer $99 Xbox-Kinect?

20:58 [Mother Jones] Obama Wants to Send Our Guns Overseas

20:59 [CNN] 1 taken to hospital, 2 detained after explosion at Memphis high school

20:59 [OpEdNews] FBI nabs five mastermind geniuses after teaching them how to blow up a bridge in Cleveland

21:01 [Russia Today] Large oil spill into Siberian river branded ecological catastrophe

21:01 [Raw Story] ‘How to stand behind Mitt Romney,’ a young person’s guide

21:06 [zero hedge] Rutledge Reads The Tea-Leaves: "We Are Investing On The Crust Of A Melted Marshmallow"

21:06 [Slashdot] Growing Evidence of Football Causing Brain Damage

21:06 [Russia Today] Archer-enemy? Man in serious condition after arrow lodged in throat

21:07 [Slate Magazine] The Thorny Issue of Population Growth

21:07 [Telegraph] Gene which sparked human brain leap identified

21:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Frank Schaeffer: Richard Grenell, Romney and the (Religious) Politics of Hate

21:08 [ZDNET] Oracle, Google lawyers split hairs over more jury instructions

21:10 [Global Voices] Russia: Crowdsourcing to Solve Local Urban Problems

21:13 [Mostly Water] Entrapment, Snatch Squads and Probation Holds

21:14 [Financial Times] Bin Laden letters show micro-manager

21:14 [NPR] Reports: Facebook Will Set IPO Pricing After Markets Close

21:15 [] Four students killed as Syrian forces raid university

21:15 [Fox News] Issa Makes ContemptCase Against Holder

21:20 [Big Think] History is Made in Burma

21:21 [CNET News] Kindle Fire update finally brings password-protection for purchases and other parental controls

21:21 [Russia Today] Air Force cover-up? Family of deceased pilot cries foul

21:22 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Refugees Dream of Return, Come Home to Nightmare

21:23 [Telegraph] Mick Jagger to take comedy stand-up role on Saturday Night Live

21:26 [Raw Story] 13 million Facebook users fail to use privacy controls

21:30 [straight] Scott Brison: Cutting Old Age Security will hurt poor seniors the most

21:32 [Good] What the Ashton Kutcher Brownface Controversy Says About Race in America

21:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: Steve Jobs Plays Franklin Roosevelt in a Lost Ad

21:32 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Founder of Robot Maker, Kiva, Couldn't Get Silicon Valley to Fund Him

21:33 [The Atlantic: International] The American Beacon in Beijing: Why Chinese Look to the U.S. for Freedom

21:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Benjamin R. Barber: May Day Media Mayhem

21:34 [The Onion] Longtime Teacher Retires Without Changing A Single Student's Life

21:34 [] Chinese Activist: I'm Very 'Disappointed in the United States'

21:36 [The Independent] Secret Osama bin Laden documents reveal dark days for al-Qa'ida

21:36 [ZDNET] Cisco to acquire network analysis firm Truviso

21:39 [CNET News] The 404 1,046: Where we're going beard-core (podcast)

21:39 [Telegraph] Osama bin Laden 'plotting to relaunch al-Qaeda with new 9/11-style spectacular'

21:40 [CNN] Why reining in Google is good for us

21:40 [CNET News] 4G Samsung Galaxy S III to hit U.S. this summer

21:41 [ZDNET] Energy-efficient water desalination company snags $60 million

21:41 [Raw Story] Pelosi condemns Obama’s continued raids on marijuana dispensaries

21:42 [Disinformation] Extraterrestrials, The Secret Government, And You

21:46 [Russia Today] Bekmambetov acquires top Hollywood script

21:48 [Slashdot] Bethesda Announces Elder Scrolls MMO

21:48 [CNET News] UK government funds elder-friendly navigation research

21:51 [Reuters: politics] Republicans back Santorum, Rubio for VP

21:54 [OpEdNews] How US Hubris Baited Afghan Trap

21:55 [Fox News: politics] Justice Department seeks more than 1,700 secret warrants

21:55 [Telegraph] Chen Guangcheng: I want a seat on Hillary Clinton's plane out of China

21:56 [zero hedge] Facebook Details IPO Details, Issues Amended S-1

21:58 [Mother Jones] Donald Rumsfeld is Still an Insufferable Twit

22:00 [] IDF hands over former West Bank base to Israeli settlers

22:00 [Global Voices] India: Photo Essay On Working Mothers

22:01 [Russia Today] Two explosions in Dagestan kill at least five

22:02 [Reuters] Obama under pressure over China dissident seeking asylum

22:03 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Small Step Forward in Resolving Okinawa Base Impasse

22:03 [CNN] 9 charged with hazing tied to University of Florida fraternity initiation

22:04 [Fox News: politics] Congressman questions whether GSA using contractor 'kickbacks' for 'slush fund'

22:07 [ZDNET] Facebook sets $28 to $35 IPO price range


22:09 [CNET News] Disk Utility showing less available space than the Finder in OS X

22:09 [ZDNET] The six best features of the Samsung Galaxy S III

22:12 [CNET News] Set the dinner table for Skype

22:12 [] Russia: Can the Kremlin Develop a Warm & Fuzzy Side?

22:16 [Russia Today] Two explosions in Dagestan kill at least eight

22:19 [Topix Activism News] Global warming hits home

22:20 [The Onion] Utterance Of Secret Password Grants Customer Access To Long-Rumored 18-Inch Subway Sandwich

22:22 [Pravda] Europe: US colony

22:22 [Disinformation] Bill Hicks on Freedom of Speech

22:22 [Deutsche Welle] EU commissioners plan to avoid Ukraine during Euro 2012,,15926986,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:26 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened, May 3, 2012

22:27 [CNN] Rights group: 'Annan plan has been ineffective'

22:28 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Only Republicans Are Allowed to Politicize 9/11 [Fiore Cartoon]

22:28 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives?

22:30 [straight] Open letter to B.C. education minister George Abbott on year-round schooling

22:31 [Electronic Intifada] Ameer Makhoul: still shaking the foundations of Israeli apartheid after 2 years in jail

22:33 [ZDNET] LinkedIn Q1 earnings soar; ups outlook, acquires SlideShare

22:34 [CNET News] Hedge fund says Yahoo CEO inflated college credentials

22:35 [Fox News: politics] Military commanders warned to get troops in line

22:35 [CNN] Bin Laden's letters reveal a terrorist losing control

22:36 [zero hedge] Crude Crushed, Stocks Slump, Silver Recouples With Gold

22:36 [Raw Story] Pat Robertson: America ‘belongs to Jesus’

22:37 [Pravda] Chen Guangcheng, Guantanamo, hype and hypocrisy

22:40 [OpEdNews] The Secret in the US-Afghan Deal

22:40 [CNN] Prosecutor recommends 80 years for Charles Taylor

22:40 [CNET News] It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Camera Man!

22:42 [Slate Magazine] Beyond Apu

22:43 [The Atlantic: International] Why Did Chen Guangcheng Change His Mind?

22:45 [Global Voices] Guatemala: Community Leader Dies in Clashes in Santa Cruz Barillas

22:47 [zero hedge] The Real Debate On Gold And Money

22:51 [Russia Today] Senator Rand Paul asks supporters to help abolish the TSA

22:52 [ZDNET] The networked enterprise

22:52 [CNN] Aide recalls conversation with Edwards mistress

22:55 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S III vs. the competition

22:57 [] Turkey: Students Mysteriously Felled By Government-Issued Milk

22:59 [CNET News] Revision3 acquired by Discovery

23:02 [Truthdig] NFL Faces More Lawsuits Over Concussions

23:05 [OpEdNews] CISPA: The Keyboard Cops

23:05 [NPR] Why Do Bike-Share Riders Skip Helmets?

23:05 [Moral Low Ground] Blind Chinese Activist Chen Guangchang “Very Dissapointed” in US; Says American Embassy Lied & Manipulated Him to Leave

23:06 [Russia Today] Dreaming Big, Living Small: 'Tiny House' movement gaining real estate

23:06 [Raw Story] Report: Tax breaks can reduce economic growth

23:07 [Pravda] Venezuela’s Great Patriotic Pole

23:10 [NPR] Facebook Sets IPO Pricing Between $28 And $35

23:11 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Carmen Aguirre’s Blue Box

23:13 [Fox News: politics] Chinese activist addresses Washington hearing by phone, appeals to Clinton for help

23:15 [Mostly Water] U.S.-Afghan Pact Won't End War – or Special Forces Night Raids

23:15 [OpEdNews] Report Card on Social Security Trust Fund Coverage - An F for the headlines; a C- for the stories

23:15 [Reuters] Obama under pressure as China dissident appeals for help

23:16 [CNN] House committee mulls Holder contempt resolution

23:19 [Guardian] Local election results - live coverage

23:25 [The Onion] Statshot: How Was Philadelphia?

23:26 [CNET News] Dolby audio to be built into all Windows 8 versions after all

23:26 [Anarchist news] Indictment Returned In NYC Computer Hacking Cas

23:27 [Disinformation] Energy And Sports Drinks Destroy Teeth

23:28 [Middle East Report] Iranian Cyber-Struggles

23:31 [Slashdot] NY Judge Rules IP Addresses Insufficient To Identify Pirates

23:36 [Raw Story] Patient with terminal cancer ‘more at peace’ after mushroom trip

23:38 [Deutsche Welle] EU sanctions Guinea-Bissau coup leaders,,15927044,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:40 [CNET News] B&W fills out its headphone line with sleek P3

23:40 [ZDNET] Facebook roadshow kicks off with a video, IPO prospectus released

23:44 [Telegraph] Local elections: Labour expecting 'strong' performance

23:45 [CNN] Greenland ice melt could raise seas less than feared, study says

23:47 [Truthdig] Official Murdoch Denouncement Makes Waves on American Shores

23:48 [CNET News] Wrong number on Google Voice leads to, well, cursing

23:49 [Fox News] GSA Using Tax Breaks To Fill 'Slush Fund'?

23:53 [Pravda] Who's a clever birdie then?

23:54 [Mother Jones] The Mysterious Case of Chen Guangcheng

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