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00:07 [Topix Activism News] Fla. election law draws new legal challenge

00:07 [Pravda] Scientists discover why supermarket tomatoes have no taste

00:08 [CNET News] Panasonic Este gently steams your tech-fatigued eyes

00:08 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Migration of the Future (and Present) Is Temporary, Telephonic, and Tweeted

00:09 [OpEdNews] Aiding the Evolution

00:10 [Raw Story] After losing Wisconsin recount, GOP state senator considering legal action

00:15 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The Hot Hot Dead Heat Edition

00:19 [CBC: politics] Harper confronted by shouting protester in Quebec

00:21 [Slashdot] Prototype Clickjacking Rootkit Developed For Android

00:22 [Pravda] Timbuktu: Cultural outrage

00:23 [CNET News] Cloze gives relationship score to everyone you know

00:23 [The Nation] In the Healthcare Decision, a Hidden Threat?

00:23 [AL JAZEERA] UK to launch inquiry into banking scandal

00:25 [CNN: Politics] We're No. 1! We're No. 1... maybe not

00:30 [Deutsche Welle] Mexico: back to the future,,16068768,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:30 [Financial Times] Mexico leader shifts focus on drugs war

00:32 [CNN] In Benghazi, Libyans vow July 7 vote will go on

00:34 [Infoshop] Occupy protester's tweets must be handed over

00:36 [Telegraph] Mali's government vows to recover territory lost to Islamists

00:39 [CNET News] Apple to report Q3 earnings on July 24

00:45 [Slate Magazine] Was John Roberts Being Political?

00:47 [CNET News] Facebook blames bug for writing over contact email addresses

00:49 [Fox News: politics] Romney Accuses Obama of "Vicious Lies" on Bain Capital

00:54 [NPR] Turkey Says Syrian General, 85 Soldiers Have Defected

00:55 [CNET News] Twitter: 5K tweets removed this year over copyright complaints

00:57 [CNET News] Google brings itself to do something Microsoft never could: Compromise

00:58 [Slashdot] Caffeine Linked To Lower Skin Cancer Risk

00:59 [Fox News: politics] California to become first state to write into law much of national mortgage settlement

01:03 [The Onion] Mother's Breast Milk Last Unprocessed Food Item Consumed By Area Man

01:03 [CNET News] Twitter feed reveals nirvana of human doltishness

01:04 [] House of ex-President Shamir's daughter broken into while family attends his funeral

01:05 [Raw Story] Number of U.S. requests for Twitter user information dwarfs all other countries

01:07 [zero hedge] Unsealed Documents Expose Morgan Stanley Forcing Rating Agencies To Inflate Ratings

01:14 [The Independent] MPs criticise exam boards for dumbing down standards in a 'race to the bottom' to sign up schools

01:14 [Guardian] Children in care to get more protection against 'export trade'

01:18 [Fox News: politics] Rangel’s Democratic opponent claiming voter suppression in contested primary

01:21 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft makes $6.2bn write-down

01:24 [NPR] From Our Readers: If A Tweet Is Sent In The Forest...

01:24 [Telegraph] Mitt Romney's jet ski pictures carry unwelcome echoes of John Kerry

01:28 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Mayors Might Want Obamacare Even If GOP Governors Reject It

01:30 [CNN] With unrelenting heat, frustrations rise for millions still without power

01:31 [CNET News] Researchers a step closer to 'printing' new blood vessels

01:31 [Unicef] UNICEF-supported study sheds light on gangs in Honduras

01:35 [Raw Story] Romney campaign disagrees with GOP over Obama’s healthcare ‘tax’

01:37 [zero hedge] The Dark (Pool) Truth About What Really Goes On In The Stock Market: Part 3

01:38 [Telegraph] General and dozens of troops defect from Syria to Turkey

01:40 [CNET News] For stylish storm chasers, a Hurricane T-shirt

01:45 [CNET News] Maclocks makes first Retina MacBook locking mechanism

01:50 [The Atlantic: National] Parents Need to Relax. Even the 'Tiger Mother' Thinks So.

01:50 [Deutsche Welle] Increasingly, German youths turning to jihad,,16068446,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:50 [Slashdot] Insects As Weapons

01:54 [The Atlantic: International] Look for This From Aspen: Minxin Pei vs. Eric Li

01:56 [zero hedge] Piling up: The Detritus of Failed Stimulus Policies

01:57 [CNET News] New Google Voice Search, Siri are closely matched (hands-on)

02:00 [Slate Magazine] Somebody Has To Bring Home the Bacon

02:02 [Fox News: politics] North Carolina changes racial bias law for condemned inmates

02:02 [] Walmart: 50 Years of Facilitating America’s Industrial Decline

02:08 [CNN] Political tensions flare after Mexican presidential vote

02:10 [] Axl Rose lands in Israel ahead of Tel Aviv concert

02:12 [Topix Activism News] Elton John Criticizes Ukraine's Stance on Gay Rights

02:14 [NPR] The Inside Scoop On 5 Kinds Of Crazy Weather

02:14 [msnbc] Waldo Canyon Fire, 55 percent contained, still burns hot

02:15 [CNET News] Google's Android continues to lead in smartphones

02:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Model and the mystery man

02:22 [Slashdot] Australia To Review Copyright Fair Use

02:25 [CNET News] Facebook walks the aisle with new gay, lesbian wedding icons

02:26 [Truthdig] Mexico’s Presidential Election

02:28 [Reuters] Justice Dept. probes Chesapeake over possible collusion

02:29 [CNET News] Windows 8 Pro upgrade set for $39.99, Media Center too

02:36 [zero hedge] Joe Saluzzi: HFT Parasites Are Killing The Market Host

02:40 [Raw Story] Whaling nations defeat proposed Atlantic sanctuary

02:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Johnson: 7 Ways Obama Lied About Your Health Coverage

02:44 [BBC: Education] Exams need 'fundamental reform'

02:46 [CNET News] 2013 Lexus GS 450h review: Green lightning

02:47 [Fox News: politics] LA district attorney reviewing Bryson incident

02:49 [OpEdNews] A Wall Street Gambling Tax: The Remedy to Inequality

02:52 [CNN] Amid unrelenting heat, frustrations rise for tens of thousands still without power

02:56 [CNN] Purported e-mails suggest Paterno may have influenced Penn State's decision not to report abuse

03:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Voice of death

03:04 [CNET News] Facebook's e-mail debacle: One 'bug' fix, but rollback impossible

03:05 [Raw Story] Mitt Romney to travel to Israel this summer: campaign

03:07 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Great LIBOR Bank Heist of 2008?

03:10 [Slate Magazine] Slate V: TV's Worst Christmas Specials

03:20 [Mother Jones] Louisiana Gives Us a Taste of Mitt Romney's Education Policy

03:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Quest to find the Wild Man

03:34 [OpEdNews] War On Independence

03:35 [Raw Story] NASA’s Mars rover to land via ‘sky crane’ in search of ancient habitable environment

03:36 [zero hedge] IceCap Asset Management: "Cool Things From Europe"

03:36 [CNET News] Nokia claims Nexus 7 tablet infringes on its patents

03:37 [Global Voices] Sri Lanka: Justice To Tamils

03:45 [Deutsche Welle] Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of cross-border rocket attacks,,16068807,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:48 [Voice of America] Pena Nieto Wins Mexican Presidential Election, Runner-Up Charges Fraud

03:50 [] Romney’s visit might be a minefield for PM Netanyahu

03:56 [zero hedge] Secret Service Is Fast-And-Furious In Crushing Anti-Holder Protest

03:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Happy Independence Day!

04:04 [CNN] Purported e-mails suggest Paterno may have altered decision not to report abuse

04:06 [Slate Magazine] You Say Tax, I Say Penalty

04:16 [Fox News] Romney Accuses Obama Of Lies on Bain Capital

04:18 [Slashdot] Full-Body Airport Scanners Downsizing For Doctors/Dentists

04:30 [Raw Story] Bachmann does not deny she is being vetted

04:30 [CNET News] Samsung loses bid to lift U.S. sales ban against Galaxy Tab

04:32 [straight] Aaron Jasper wants park staff to study golf courses, but not for the purpose of developing housing

04:36 [zero hedge] Barclay's Diamond Goes M.A.D. Over Lie-borgate Details

04:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hackett triggers pill ban

04:40 [Deutsche Welle] Research team to search for Amelia Earhart's plane,,16068820,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:41 [The Hindu - News] Police home in on anti-social behaviour on Facebook

04:47 [The Hindu - News] Good, bad or better: the student shuffling saga

04:51 [The Hindu - News] Chennaiites step out into silt-covered, stinking roads

04:57 [AL JAZEERA] Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 'guilty of fraud'

04:57 [CNN] Cameron unveils probe into bank standards

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Engineering colleges reel under staff crunch

05:01 [AntiWar] Turkey Claims PKK Deaths in Iraq

05:01 [The Hindu - News] 2 Indians among 10 killed in Thailand bus accident

05:04 [The Atlantic: International] Chinese Democracy: Will It Ever Be More Than a Guns n' Roses Album?

05:05 [OpEdNews] U.S. Favorite al-Maliki Persecuting His Enemies

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Meet held to wish woman boxers a success in Serbia event

05:11 [Fox News] New Mission Seeks Clues To Earhart's Disappearance

05:19 [CNET News] Poker site CEO arrested in multimillion Ponzi scheme

05:21 [The Hindu - News] Study confirms high ocean pollution due to oil spillage

05:28 [The Hindu - News] Minister writes to PM for 24-hr operations at Airport

05:30 [Raw Story] Gary Johnson: Citizens can’t take on corporate polluters

05:32 [The Hindu - News] GVMC initiative lauded at Singapore meet

05:35 [CNN] New Hong Kong leader chased from town hall meeting

05:36 [Amnesty International] Artists write to UN leader Ban Ki-moon on 'a matter of life and death'

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Selective leak of information: court seeks CBI response

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Video piracy racket busted, four arrested

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Now, one can fly to Kochi from Madurai

05:58 [The Hindu - News] Nigerian among 10 held for Internet banking fraud

05:59 [CNN] Report describes brutal torture in Syria

06:00 [OpEdNews] Michael Moore Finally Meets Wendell Potter-- the Healthcare Exec Designated as Sicko "Hitman" Who Turned Whistleblower

06:00 [Raw Story] China reports bird flu outbreak

06:00 [AntiWar] How a Nonexistent Bomb Cylinder Distorts the Iran Nuclear Issue

06:02 [The Hindu - News] No building plan approval given sans norms: Mayor

06:06 [CNET News] Monitor your car's performance with the Torque app for Android

06:08 [The Hindu - News] Human rights activist waylaid, murdered

06:08 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: How Do I Stay Employable?

06:10 [OpEdNews] The Longest War: Overcoming Lies and Indifference

06:12 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen strike work

06:12 [New York Times: politics] Romney, an Eye on Campaign, Plans a Trip to Israel

06:14 [CNET News] Apple fails in bid for emergency import ban of HTC phones

06:16 [Topix Activism News] Suspicious Death of a Chinese Dissident Becomes Rallying Point in Hong Kong

06:18 [The Hindu - News] Youth get court order to play cricket

06:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Send in the MP clowns

06:22 [The Hindu - News] Saina booked

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Students take their first lessons in leadership

06:39 [CNET News] Micron to buy major Apple supplier Elpida, takes on Samsung

06:41 [Deutsche Welle] Leftist candidate refuses to concede Mexican election,,16068862,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Spreading a vital message from Tirupur to Cumbum

06:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] The brutality of Branch 235

06:45 [Fox News] Muslim Brotherhood's Rise In Egypt Sparks Concern

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Namma Metro is definitely a factor

06:50 [Global Voices] Mexicans Elect Their Next President

06:53 [The Hindu - News] Children’s film festival begins in Madurai

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Priority is for reliable water supply

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Opposition flays BBMP budget, says it’s unworkable

07:05 [CNN] Dara Torres' bid to be oldest woman on U.S. Olympic swim team comes up short

07:10 [CNN] China plans banquet ban on shark fin

07:13 [The Hindu - News] Port users seek widening of Vallur junction road

07:19 [The Hindu - News] SFI, KVPS activists stage dharna

07:19 [Guardian] Syrian regime engages in systematic torture, says report

07:22 [Topix Activism News] Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution

07:23 [The Hindu - News] DVAC raids at premises of four former TN Assembly officials

07:25 [CNET News] Microsoft identifies two Zeus botnet crime ring suspects

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Delhi to get 3,000 more buses

07:33 [The Hindu - News] ‘Diabetics can fast during Ramzan’

07:34 [Telegraph] Dementia sufferers wait for a year for diagnosis: report

07:37 [CNN] Opinion: Australia to Assange's rescue? Don't hold your breath

07:39 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating life in rainbow colours

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Krishna University PG entrance test today

07:51 [Truthdig] Magic Mike: Keep Your Pants Off

07:53 [The Hindu - News] Fish valued at crores of rupees perish in Krishna dt.

07:57 [The Hindu - News] Farmers lay siege to power sub-station

08:03 [CNN] Scientists edge closer to proving existence of elusive particle

08:03 [The Hindu - News] DU cut-offs drop marginally

08:06 [Deutsche Welle] German defense minister assesses Afghan presence,,16068944,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:17 [The Independent] US storm carnage death toll rises to 22

08:20 [Telegraph] ICC envoys arrive back in the Netherlands after detainment in Libya

08:24 [AL JAZEERA] Syria's Assad wishes Turkish jet not downed

08:25 [The Atlantic: National] Let's Talk Infrastructure (and Extreme Weather, and Pepco)

08:25 [Raw Story] Pope appoints doctrinal watchdog with links to ‘Marxist’ Catholics

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Jeyshtabishekam for Sri Ranganathar in Srirangam

08:32 [] Iran simulates long-range missile attack on airbases in region, beyond

08:33 [CNN] Unrelenting heat to continue as more than a million without power

08:34 [The Hindu - News] Four medical practitioners from city win accolades

08:34 [The Independent] Slashing troop numbers 'not sensible option' says top officer

08:35 [Raw Story] Food prices could skyrocket as U.S. harvest continues to wilt in blistering heat

08:36 [Telegraph] New genes linked to arthritis could lead to new drugs: experts

08:38 [Fin24 News] Pressure on Barclays CEO to quit

08:40 [Raw Story] What good is Twitter? How a telltale tic is
 twitching us into twits

08:42 [BBC: Health] More gene clues to osteoarthritis

08:43 [Reuters] Microsoft takes $6.2 billion charge, slows Internet hopes

08:44 [AL JAZEERA] Syria's Assad regrets downing Turkish jet

08:44 [The Hindu - News] Survey on for land requirement for Manachanallur bypass road

08:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] On the run and auditioning

08:45 [BBC: Health] Embryo genetic testing 'is safe'

08:46 [CNET News] Kodak given all-clear to sell its patents

08:48 [The Hindu - News] TDSAT gives split verdict on 3G roaming

08:49 [Guardian] Bob Diamond resigns from Barclays - live

08:50 [Fin24 News] Barclays CEO Bob Diamond quits

08:51 [Pravda] USA to arrest world's largest sailing ship because of Jewish books

08:54 [The Hindu - News] Call to protect, promote plays

08:58 [The Hindu - News] Congress district president surrenders

09:00 [OpEdNews] Yitzhak Shamir's Criminal Legacy

09:01 [High Country News] A different voice on the phone

09:03 [CNET News] Wait for the iPhone 5 or go Google Android?

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Coconut exhibition in city

09:05 [CNN] Unrelenting heat to continue as more than a million still without power

09:05 [OpEdNews] Lynne Stewart Loses Appeal

09:06 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish plane downing regretful, says Assad,,16069025,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:06 [The Independent] Bob Diamond quits as Barclays boss

09:06 [Telegraph] 'I'll kill anyone who crosses me, vowed woman who knifed girl aged 13 to death'

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Pawar allays fears over paddy crop

09:10 [New Internationalist] Madagascar’s reality is no cartoon comedy

09:10 [The Hindu - News] Minister visits Adivasi colonies in Kuttampuzha

09:14 [The Hindu - News] More than 1,000 children rescued by Childline

09:17 [Slashdot] Home Office To Ignore Wikipedia Founder's Petition Against O'Dwyer Extradition

09:17 [CNN] Barclays CEO Diamond resigns amid rates scandal

09:18 [The Hindu - News] Heavy rain, wind claim three lives in district

09:18 [Spiegel] A Challenging EU Presidency: Crisis-Hit Cyprus Takes Europe's Helm

09:19 [BBC: Health] GlaxoSmithKline 'guilty of fraud'

09:21 [NPR] Cheered In Europe, Suu Kyi Faces Crises In Myanmar

09:22 [The Independent] Bob Diamond: The high-profile bank boss worth £95m

09:22 [Reuters] Barclays CEO Bob Diamond quits

09:28 [] Yitzhak Shamir's Criminal Legacy

09:28 [The Hindu - News] Tension in AISF, DYFI marches

09:35 [straight] The Amazing Spider-Man is a reboot worth watching

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Story, song and narrative appeal

09:39 [Telegraph] Syria's Assad regrets shooting down Turkish warplane

09:41 [NPR] Can Sanctions Force Iran To Change Its Policies?

09:45 [The Hindu - News] Action council to block garbage trucks today

09:51 [Truthdig] Romney’s Roots

09:55 [The Independent] Osborne says Diamond resignation is 'right decision'

09:57 [CNN] 'State policy of torture' in Syria draws heightened criticism

10:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] Shrews ‘warm up’ before cold dives

10:06 [CNN] Myanmar frees more political prisoners

10:07 [zero hedge] CLoCKWoRK LIBOR...

10:07 [] Settlers say bought outpost land from Palestinian, one year after owner's death

10:07 [Pravda] Mitt Romney is Barack Obama's White Half

10:10 [Raw Story] Barclays bank chief executive Diamond resigns

10:11 [Fox News] Egypt Election Results Draw Concern

10:11 [The Independent] Assad expresses regret over downed Turkish jet

10:12 [] Settlers say bought outpost land from Palestinian, despite owner's death

10:13 [] Lynne Stewart Loses Appeal

10:14 [CNN] Chinese banks' profits soar amid euro crisis

10:20 [AL JAZEERA] Syria's Assad regrets downing Turkish jet

10:21 [CNN] 2 die fighting Western wildfires

10:21 [Deutsche Welle] ‘Pretending to be happy just as good as the real thing',,16067337,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:23 [Pravda] Fight the Fiat

10:25 [Telegraph] Cern announcement: after 50 years, the Higgs hunt could be over

10:25 [The Hindu - News] Sangma’s nomination papers accepted

10:26 [Truthdig] Feeling the Heat

10:27 [Spiegel] 'Fear and Uncertainty': The Euro Endangers German Economy

10:29 [CNET News] Ice Cream Sandwich hits one in 10 Android devices

10:29 [The Hindu - News] Two murders shake district

10:33 [Global Voices] Chinese Investment: Boon or Bane for Southeast Asia?

10:35 [The Hindu - News] Two IMFL outlets yet to be shifted

10:37 [] Iran, U.S. flex military muscles, amid renewal of nuclear talks

10:39 [The Hindu - News] Few takers for low interest credit

10:41 [Telegraph] How Darwin can fight cancer

10:42 [CNN] 6 killed and dozens wounded in Iraq attacks

10:43 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft makes $6.2bn writedown

10:49 [The Hindu - News] Agitating Air India pilots to call off strike

10:51 [The Hindu - News] Air India pilots to call off strike

10:55 [The Hindu - News] ‘Gandhi not being portrayed correctly to younger generation’

10:56 [Deutsche Welle] Every author's dream,,16069084,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:57 [Telegraph] Chinese protesters halt copper plant plan

10:59 [The Hindu - News] The ‘highs’ and ‘lows’ of addiction

11:01 [CNN] 12 killed and dozens wounded in Iraq attacks


11:04 [msnbc] Rights group: Syria's 20 torture methods

11:15 [Slashdot] Apple Loses Bid For Emergency Ban On HTC Phone Imports

11:16 [OpEdNews] Bad Things Happen in the Dark

11:16 [Fin24 News] New car sales pick up speed

11:16 [NPR] Report: Assad Regrets Shooting Down Turkish Jet

11:20 [The Hindu - News] Draw younger customers, Corp Bank staff told

11:21 [OpEdNews] Bain Bombshell Bottom Line: ROMNEY LIED. What Now? Whither Matt Rhoades?

11:26 [OpEdNews] Mexico 2012: Students Occupy Plaza, Present Evidence of Fraud

11:26 [The Hindu - News] Stage has given them a second life

11:27 [Telegraph] Seven P&O ships gather for anniversary event

11:29 [CNET News] U.K. Home Secretary to ignore O'Dwyer extradition petition

11:30 [The Hindu - News] Corporation raids college hostels

11:30 [The Independent] Eight killed in Iraq bomb blasts

11:31 [Topix Activism News] This US summer is 'what global warming looks like'

11:32 [] Why Iran does not want the bomb

11:36 [Deutsche Welle] 500-year-old global map found in Munich,,16069179,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:37 [CNN] Mormon influence in Nevada fading, but still a factor

11:40 [Fin24 News] Zimbabwe takes aim at banks

11:43 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

11:46 [The Independent] Construction sector suffers sharp decline

11:47 [Spiegel] Finding America: University Discovers Lost Early Map of New World

11:47 [CNN] Amid 'state policy of torture' in Syria, stream of defectors reportedly flee

11:49 [Global Voices] Ukraine: Now That Euro 2012 is Over

11:53 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Kosovo to Gain Full Sovereignty

11:55 [Raw Story] Russia’s anti-Putin punks perform with U.S. rockers

11:57 [CNN] Barclays bank CEO Diamond resigns amid scandal

12:01 [Deutsche Welle] Ticket, traffic qualms eat away at 'People's Games',,16067294,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:02 [The Independent] Barclays shares up as Bob Diamond quits

12:07 [Good] Making a More Empathetic MBA In the Mumbai Slums

12:09 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Britain seeks diplomatic, negotiated settlement with Iran

12:11 [Reuters] Syria army presses rebels; Assad regrets shootdown

12:11 [Deutsche Welle] Europe between euphoria and revulsion,,16069293,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:11 [Red Pepper] Why being green does not mean being poor

12:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] U.S., Russia Continue to Jockey for Influence in Syria

12:17 [The Independent] Bob Diamond resigns as Barclays chief executive with immediate effect

12:21 [Slate Magazine] Why Do Hotels Turn Us Into Monsters?

12:27 [Fox News: politics] California city councilman arrested on sex charges

12:30 [Telegraph] Ferrari 'Godfather' dies age 85

12:41 [CNN] Unrelenting heat remains as 1.8 million lack power

12:46 [Telegraph] Sign Language: week 211

12:46 [Fox News] Romney Gets Tough on Bain Attacks

12:46 [zero hedge] Barclays CEO And COO Are Lie-borgate Casualties Two And Three

12:46 [Mother Jones] The Dog That Voted and Other Election Fraud Yarns

12:47 [Deutsche Welle] Oracle loses court fight over software resale rules,,16069323,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:47 [Reuters] Barclays CEO Diamond quits over rate rigging

12:47 [BBC: Technology] Facebook to fix email phone bug

12:47 [Spiegel] Mrs. Gadhafi's Struggle: German Medical Care for Libyan War Victims Falls Short

12:50 [The Independent] Get running! New set of top Olympic tickets available for Britons

12:56 [Slate Magazine] The Scent of a Cat Woman

12:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] What's Wrong With Jane Harman's Portrayal of America's Drone War

13:02 [CNN] Female F1 driver De Villota hospitalized after test crash

13:02 [CNET News] The dark side of QR codes

13:03 [Fin24 News] MTN asks court to throw out Turkcell suit

13:05 [New Statesman] Monetary stimulus is much more fun when it buys you a holiday

13:05 [The Independent] Prisoners lose victim support claim

13:07 [zero hedge] Diamond Cracks: Here Are The Shocked Reactions

13:07 [The Hindu - News] Brhaddhvani to recruit music teachers

13:14 [CNN] Russia angers Japan with visit to disputed island

13:17 [NPR] Power's Still Out For Nearly 2 Million, And Intense Heat Continues

13:18 [] Influence of Israeli Arabs, Haredim on Israeli society spells end of mandatory IDF service

13:19 [Guardian] Iran tests long-range ballistic missiles

13:19 [CNN] Why the interest rate scandal could bring real change

13:21 [The Independent] Drax Power Station protesters given permission to appeal convictions

13:26 [CNN] Rights group cites 'state policy of torture' in Syria as stream of defectors reported

13:27 [Deutsche Welle] Discontent grows among Saharan refugees,,16069112,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:27 [Spiegel] Melting Point: Bavarian Glaciers Could Disappear in 30 Years

13:29 [] US Govt Aggressive, Successful in Obtaining Twitter User Data

13:29 [The Atlantic: International] How Should the Media Cover Africa? Nick Kristof Debates an African Critic

13:32 [Telegraph] Barclays scandal: Bob Diamond resigns - live

13:33 [Russia Today] Russia to build the world's biggest icebreaker

13:36 [zero hedge] English Central Bank "Eased" Diamond Out

13:41 [Slate Magazine] Somebody Has To Bring Home the Bacon

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Inflation dip likely in September: Kaushik Basu

13:43 [Guardian] Bob Diamond resigns from Barclays over Libor scandal - live

13:43 [] Exhibition presents first ever photos taken of the Land of Israel

13:48 [BBC: Entertainment] Tom Cruise supported by Paramount

13:49 [Guardian] Army cuts revealed in leak

13:51 [OpEdNews] After The Ruling: Continuing To Speak Truth To Power

13:57 [NPR] Barclays CEO Diamond Quits Under Pressure

13:57 [Spiegel] Better Off Outside?: Euro Crisis Fuels Debate on British EU Referendum

13:58 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan boat found stranded in Vedaranyam

14:01 [Fox News: politics] Republicans more motivated to vote after ObamaCare ruling than Dems, poll shows

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Vinod shines all-round

14:06 [Raw Story] Syria running ‘torture archipelago’: rights group

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Vishnu takes honours

14:06 [zero hedge] Germany Rumbling As Spiegel Leads With "Euro Endangers German Economy"

14:07 [Deutsche Welle] Standoff between doctors and government continues in Pakistan,,16069600,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:07 [CNN] 27 must-sees on this incredible planet

14:08 [Slashdot] Twitter Can't Keep Protestor's Data From Cops

14:09 [The Independent] Executive pay row hits Network Rail

14:10 [The Atlantic: International] A Retired Brigadier General on How Drones Misidentify Targets

14:10 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: No going back on reform in Jordan, says King

14:10 [The Atlantic: National] How Katrina Created an Opportunity for School Reform in New Orleans

14:11 [Raw Story] U.S. ‘moves new forces to Gulf’ in sign to Iran

14:12 [The Hindu - News] A healthy way to start the day

14:15 [Big Think] Has Higgs Been Found? This Week Will Tell.

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Setback for Modi govt as SC refuses to stay order on shrines

14:17 [Deutsche Welle] Tackling the faux-pas of the German language,,16069555,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:17 [CNET News] Retina Display iMac to debut in October?

14:18 [Telegraph] Moors murderer Ian Brady admitted to hospital after seizure

14:19 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: July 3

14:21 [CNN] 2012 winner must unite America on ideals

14:21 [CNET News] After Proview, Apple hit with another infringement lawsuit in China

14:22 [CNN] Bomb blasts kill 36 in Iraq, officials say


14:22 [The Hindu - News] Residents seek shifting of TASMAC outlet

14:25 [The Independent] Lottery winner rapist Edward Putman admits fraud

14:26 [New Statesman] GlaxoSmithKline face $3bn settlement

14:26 [The Hindu - News] ‘Friends’ lends a helping hand

14:26 [OpEdNews] Donald Rumsfeld Returns to Georgia

14:40 [The Independent] Covert police operations will be disclosed to defence lawyers in future after Drax Power Station protesters case

14:41 [Raw Story] Scientologists deny tailing Tom Cruise’s wife, eyeing daughter

14:41 [Guardian] Andy Murray v Marin Cilic – live!| Jacob Steinberg

14:42 [The Hindu - News] Pranab’s nomination accepted

14:44 [Slashdot] Used Software Can Be Sold, Says EU Court of Justice

14:44 [Disinformation] The Obama Defection: Former Supporters Lambaste The President

14:47 [CNET News] Apple refreshes iCloud beta with new Web apps

14:47 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Germany's 'Incompetent, Sloppy' Spy Agency

14:48 [The Hindu - News] 2G scam: Vajpayee, Chidambaram in witnesses list before JPC

14:49 [zero hedge] Farage On EU Summit 'Breakthrough': "It's Not Credible; Nobody Believes You"

14:50 [Telegraph] Ian Brady and Myra Hindley and the Moors Murders in pictures

14:51 [New Statesman] To get Julian Assange to face the Swedish allegations, America should back off

14:57 [Pravda] Dmitry Medvedev annoys Japan with his cross-country trips in Russia

14:57 [NPR] Dozens Die In Wave Of Bombings In Four Iraqi Cities

14:58 [Fin24 News] Medical schemes sceptical about NHI

15:01 [CNN] Mandating overtime pay hurts caregivers and seniors

15:01 [International Crisis Group] Libya's elections under threat

15:03 [CNET News] Facebook, GM in talks to rekindle ad relationship, report says

15:06 [zero hedge] Secrets Of The Trade

15:08 [Telegraph] Nominations for Travel Book of the Year announced

15:11 [Raw Story] Car launches into air after heat buckles Wisconsin highway

15:13 [The Independent] NatWest sorry for mortgages meltdown

15:15 [Guardian] Andy Murray v Marin Cilic – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

15:16 [Big Think] 5 Reasons for Technological Optimism

15:17 [Good] Oakland Getting First Urban Network of CO2 Sensors

15:21 [Fox News: politics] Holder says GOP using him as 'proxy' to attack Obama

15:23 [Slashdot] Blackhole Exploit Kit Gets an Upgrade

15:25 [CNN] Fabiola Gianotti: The woman at the leading edge of physics

15:26 [Fin24 News] Nationalisation debate will remain

15:28 [Pravda] Yakutian national park added on UNESCO's list

15:29 [CNN] Gallery: Tom Cruise turns 50

15:29 [The Independent] UK is losing the war on drugs, says Ken Clarke

15:31 [CNN] When will the U.S. stop mass incarceration?

15:33 [The Hindu - News] Italian car designer Sergio Pininfarina dies at 85

15:35 [BBC: Also in the news] US denies evidence of mermaids

15:36 [The Onion] [audio] Extra-Extra-Large Man Finds T-Shirt

15:37 [Deutsche Welle] Londoners skeptical of lasting Olympic legacy,,16049175,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:39 [Telegraph] Iraq attacks herald bloody week as 36 die

15:40 [CNET News] BlackBerry 10 touch-screen phone could debut next year

15:41 [Raw Story] ‘Shift’ in Russia, China positions on Syria: Annan

15:42 [CNET News] Get a Logitech Z313 2.1-channel speaker system for $19.96

15:42 [NPR] Timbuktu's Treasures Are Being Destroyed As World Watches Helplessly

15:44 [zero hedge] US Military Re-Surging In Persian Gulf As Turkey Scrambles Jets For Third Day And Iran Fires Medium-Range Missiles

15:45 [Slashdot] A New Record For Scientific Retractions?

15:45 [Topix Activism News] Assad regrets shooting down Turkish jet

15:45 [The Independent] Madonna's tour truck overturns in Sweden

15:46 [Big Think] How Wearable Computers Will Improve the Culture

15:47 [OpEdNews] Days Two and Three of Occupy National Gathering

15:49 [Fox News: politics] Summer Slump Siphons Hopes For Obama Surge

15:51 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Syria's Stalin and His Gulag

15:51 [Raw Story] Climate change no longer tops U.S. environment worries

15:53 [The Hindu - News] Iraq bombs, market attacks leave 33 dead

15:54 [Caritas Internationalis] Peacebuilding in Eastern Congo

15:54 [CNN] Should people be allowed to sell their organs?

15:56 [New Statesman] Bad numbers for UK construction

16:02 [zero hedge] France Gives "Fairness Doctrine" Details; Will Tax Millionaires At 75%

16:02 [CNN] Al-Assad: I wish the Turkish jet shootdown didn't happen

16:02 [The Independent] Man guilty of TV actor Gary Suller's murder

16:06 [CNET News] EA exec: We'll be '100 percent digital' eventually

16:07 [zero hedge] Enron Redux Has JPMorgan Probed For Abusive Energy Trading

16:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Blues can end nightmare

16:08 [Russia Today] Cannibal craze: China joins worldwide trend with face-chewing incident

16:08 [CNN] Nearly 1.4 million lack power amid unrelenting heat

16:09 [Slashdot] After Recent US Storms, Why Are Millions Still Without Power?

16:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Report Details Widespread Torture in Syrian Jails

16:11 [United Nations Foundation] Why Are Sex Workers Being Banned From Participating in the International AIDS Conference? A Call to Action on Sex Work and HIV

16:13 [Fox News] Horror in Syria: Pliers, Stun Guns Used in Torture

16:13 [CNN] 4 killed in crash of military air tanker

16:15 [CNN] Protest halts construction of copper plant in southwestern China

16:16 [Raw Story] You’re A Middle Of The Road Guy

16:16 [Reuters] Factory orders rise more than expected in May

16:16 [msnbc] America’s sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86

16:17 [CNN] Rust Belt autoworkers let loose on Romney, Obama

16:17 [The Hindu - News] Akhilesh’s move allowing MLAs to buy vehicles sparks controversy

16:18 [The Independent] Bob Diamond could receive £30 million payout despite being forced to resign as Barclays chief executive

16:19 [The Nation] Islamophobia: A Bipartisan Project

16:21 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: PA security drive against Palestinians is its "basic role", claim Israeli officials

16:21 [Truthdig] More Than $11 Billion Spent Keeping Secrets Secret

16:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Carlson: FL-2012 President: 46% Obama (D), 45% Romney (R) (We Ask America 7/1-2)

16:23 [CNET News] HBO Go finally comes to Android tablets

16:24 [CNN] Is Peña Nieto good news for Mexico?

16:25 [Fin24 News] 'Technology will improve mine safety'

16:27 [The Hindu - News] Pollution in Thamiraparani a cause for concern

16:27 [NPR] GPS, Apps Make Paper Maps Harder To Find

16:30 [The Atlantic: International] The Unlikeliest Peace: Why Israel and Hamas Have (Mostly) Stopped Fighting

16:31 [msnbc: politics] Obama campaign launches new Romney outsourcing ad

16:31 [Raw Story] Tablets to overtake notebook PCs by 2016: study

16:32 [American Independent] Former Colorado Independent intern found dead in Mexico

16:35 [World Policy Institute] Rapid-fire Coup: The Fall of Paraguay's Priest President

16:36 [Raw Story] IMF cuts U.S. growth forecast, warns against ‘fiscal cliff’

16:36 [zero hedge] The Bank Of England Made Me Do It

16:37 [The Onion] Congress Raises Livestock Minimum Wage To $6.50 Per Hour

16:37 [Deutsche Welle] Israel and the Arab Spring,,16069961,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:37 [NPR] Consumer Reports Expands Its Ratings To Doctors

16:37 [The Hindu - News] Irregularities in Sports Council to be probed

16:39 [CNET News] Verizon makes its case against the FCC's Net neutrality rules

16:41 [CNN] Fabiola Gianotti: The woman at the leading edge of physics

16:42 [OpEdNews] The Freeloader Tax

16:43 [CBC: politics] Canada waits as latest Pacific trade talks begin

16:44 [Disinformation] Don’t Work So Much – It’s Better For Everyone

16:45 [Fin24 News] Barclays: Company COO resigns

16:47 [Deutsche Welle] London 2012: 'There is no appetite for risk',,16050676,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:47 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for July 3, 2012

16:47 [CNET News] Imperfect Tens: Best TVs for design, features, picture quality and value

16:47 [msnbc] Rights group: Syria's 20 torture methods

16:48 [Slashdot] Linux Users Banned From Diablo III Servers

16:48 [The Hindu - News] Mani likely to appear before SIT on Wednesday

16:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Wilson: Baby Boomers: Born-Again on the 4th of July?

16:51 [] Democracy Now!: Will U.S., the World's Largest Arms Manufacturer, Back Landmark UN Arms Trade Treaty?

16:51 [The Independent] RAF Tornados crash off Scottish coast

16:52 [CNN] Thank you, Anderson

16:53 [NPR] Factory Orders Rebound, But Picture Is Mixed

16:53 [zero hedge] Swirlogram Crashes Into Contractionary Brick Wall

16:54 [CNN] Historic Silverstone: From hay bales to high-tech pit and paddock

16:57 [Telegraph] US sends floating base for special forces to Gulf to thwart Iran

16:58 [CNET News] RIM CEO: 'We're not in a death spiral'

16:58 [The Hindu - News] Vice-Presidential poll on August 7

16:58 [CNN] Andre 3000 covers Beatles, Muddy Waters songs for Jimi Hendrix biopic

16:59 [Fox News: politics] IMF: US must avoid big tax jump, spending cuts


17:06 [Raw Story] Navy nixes plan to use image of Muslim woman for target practice

17:07 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: Bob Diamond's Midas touch

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael G. Long: Jackie Robinson On The 4th: The Prophet And The Flag

17:07 [Slate Magazine] The Mandate Is a Sin Tax

17:07 [zero hedge] Former French President Sarkozy Home, Office Raided By Police

17:08 [The Independent] Children in care are 'living near sex offenders'

17:11 [Raw Story] NASA: Magnetic storms possible after Monday’s massive solar flare

17:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Review: 'Spider-Man' not new, but improved

17:15 [CNET News] Steve Jobs Lost Interview up for rental on iTunes

17:16 [Big Think] Supersymmetry: Physics Could Get Weird After a Higgs Discovery

17:18 [NPR] Marco Rubio Draws On Family To Keep Him Grounded

17:18 [Spiegel] Picture This: Flower Power

17:18 [The Hindu - News] Discussion on Mullaperiyar dam to be held in Kottayam

17:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] Saving the western jewels [Malayalam: Paschimaghattathile marathaka sampathu] Editorial, July 3, 2012. Translated by Kurien Pampadi, Presented by A Correspondent

17:21 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Agreement on Syria Reached Without Syrians

17:21 [Fin24 News] Barclays boardroom bloodbath

17:22 [The Hindu - News] Fresh meet on port project tomorrow

17:23 [msnbc: politics] More clues emerge in veepstakes

17:23 [The Independent] Two rescued after RAF Tornados crash off Scottish coast

17:24 [The Hindu - News] Steps on for building Idukki medical college

17:26 [Raw Story] Georgia man ‘high on bath salts’ threatened to eat police

17:26 [Slashdot] Nokia: Google's Nexus 7 Tablet Infringes Our Patents

17:27 [Deutsche Welle] German defense minister: Afghan exit will be difficult,,16070244,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:28 [zero hedge] Biderman On Europe And The Rally: "It's All Bullshit"

17:28 [CNN] Chavez opponents question doctor's arrest

17:29 [Telegraph] India's supreme court orders tourist exclusion zone around Andaman tribe

17:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] Romney Campaign Declares a Truce on Obamacare

17:30 [The Hindu - News] Talks on Vizhinjam port on Wednesday

17:31 [The Progressive] Asian-American situation more varied than reported

17:31 [Fin24 News] Affordable private education deal signed

17:32 [CNN] Judge orders Twitter to turn over Occupy protester's tweets

17:33 [NATO] UN Military Advisor addresses NATO’s Military Committee

17:33 [CNN] Ex-Chelsea coach Villas-Boas confirmed as new Tottenham boss

17:36 [msnbc] Solid demand drives auto sales up in June

17:36 [CNN] 3 dead in Cuban cholera outbreak, officials say

17:36 [CNET News] Hidden bugs that made Amazon Web Service outage worse

17:37 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes - Week Of July 3rd, 2012

17:37 [CNET News] EU court: Sale of used software licenses is just fine

17:40 [CNET News] Bizarre 'flipping' research ship turns 50

17:40 [The Independent] Quango paid unauthorised bonuses

17:40 [straight] Daniel Fontaine and Mike Klassen retire City Caucus blog

17:44 [Guardian] Barclays blames 'senior Whitehall figures' for Libor scandal as Bob Diamond resigns - live

17:44 [The Hindu - News] ’CLT20 can help Pakistan revive bilateral ties with India’

17:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] Everything You Wanted to Know About the So-Called 'God Particle' but Were Afraid to Ask

17:44 [Disinformation] Exxon CEO On The Reality Of Global Warming

17:44 [The Hindu - Opinion] Saving the western jewels [Tamil: Iyarkkaiyin pokkishaththai paadhugaakka] Editorial, July 3, 2012. Translated by D.I. Aravindan, Presented by T. Arvind

17:48 [Mother Jones] How Much Do Red States Hate the Poor? The Medicaid Expansion Will Tell Us

17:49 [BBC: Entertainment] Constable's The Lock to be sold

17:50 [The Hindu - News] India our strategic ally in fighting terror, says EU

17:51 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: Shaq Attack

17:52 [Slate Magazine] The Mystery and Mystique of John Roberts

17:52 [Financial Times] Police search Sarkozy home and offices

17:53 [Russia Today] US ramps up Gulf forces to scare off Iran

17:54 [The Hindu - News] Kakki, Gavi to reveal their mysteries

17:55 [CNET News] Samsung EX2F advanced cam gets brighter lens, Wi-Fi

17:56 [Raw Story] German couple free lobsters from Italian restaurant

17:56 [zero hedge] Europe Squeezes Green But Safe-Havens Remain Bid

17:56 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: Parenting vs. Career

17:57 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: IMF refuses to give $1bn loan to the PA

17:57 [Deutsche Welle] Slovakia: Resolve to help eurozone partners dwindles,,16070066,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:57 [CNN] Bomb blasts kill 37 in Iraq, officials say

17:59 [] No War on Iran -- Divest from War Campaign

17:59 [Telegraph] South Africa's 'white elephant stadium should be converted into housing'

18:00 [CNET News] Google+ Local app hits iPhone with voice search, Zagat ratings

18:00 [AL JAZEERA] Tests hint at possible Arafat poisoning

18:03 [Russia Today] Rand Paul thinks Senators should actually read the bills they are voting on

18:03 [CNN] 'The Amazing Spider-Man': Not new, but improved

18:05 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Are Smart Meters Safe?

18:07 [zero hedge] 03 Jul 2012 – " Diamonds And Rust " (Judas Priest, 1977)

18:07 [CNN: Technology] Twitter ordered to turn over protester's tweets

18:09 [BuzzFlash] Why Should Nuke Guarantees Cost Less than Home or Student Loans?

18:10 [CNET News] Pix & Stix bring real-world guitar picks and drumsticks to GarageBand

18:10 [CNN] Actor Andy Griffith dead at 86

18:11 [The Independent] David Cameron backs eurozone banking union

18:16 [Telegraph] Travel guide offers warning about Scottish customs

18:16 [AL JAZEERA] Tests hint at possible Arafat poisoning

18:20 [The Atlantic: Politics] Has the Tea Party Run Out of Steam?

18:26 [CNN] What is the Higgs boson and why is it important?

18:26 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The 250

18:28 [The Independent] MPs to vote of judicial banking scandal inquiry

18:28 [NPR] Andy Griffith Dies, Was TV's Sheriff Taylor And Matlock

18:31 [Raw Story] Rep. Joe Walsh: Double-amputee Tammy Duckworth not a ‘true’ military hero

18:34 [CNN: Politics] Crowley: Voters might be higher power than high court

18:34 [Guardian] Two RAF Tornado jets crash in Scotland

18:38 [The Onion] Infographic: Nation Celebrates Independence Day

18:38 [] Georgia: All the President's Men (and Some Women)

18:39 [Fox News: politics] Clinton apologizes to Pakistan for airstrike deaths, says supply lines to re-open

18:39 [CBC: politics] Doctors say Kenney backtracked on refugee health cuts

18:41 [The Atlantic: National] Why We Need to Readjust the Tort System

18:41 [Raw Story] Herman Cain TV channel to feature patriotic dinosaurs, cartoon Reagan

18:41 [Reuters] Pakistan PM: closure of NATO routes harms ties with U.S.

18:41 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Dear Person Seeking a Job: Why I Can't Hire You

18:43 [NPR] After Apology, Pakistan Agrees To Reopen Military Supply Line, Says Clinton

18:44 [The Independent] Moors murderer Ian Brady under observation in hospital last night after being taken 'acutely ill'

18:46 [CNN] Ex-Colombian security chief turns self in to DEA

18:46 [Telegraph] A sad history of military air crashes

18:46 [Fox News] Govs Stand Firm Against ObamaCare

18:47 [CNET News] In-app advertising set to hit $7 billion by 2015

18:48 [Mother Jones] Maybe Destabilizing the Overnight Lending Market Would Be a Good Thing

18:50 [] As Drought Hits Key Crops, Fears of Food Crisis Loom

18:51 [Topix Activism News] Human rights group slams Greek police violence

18:51 [Slashdot] Why Mark Zuckerberg Is a Bad Role Model For Aspiring Tech Execs

18:52 [CNN] Nigerian author wins Caine Prize with 'darkly humourous' prose

18:53 [CNN] Female F1 driver De Villota conscious after test crash

18:53 [CBC: politics] Bev Oda quitting as MP and cabinet minister

18:56 [The Progressive] Senator Tea Party Forms a Super PAC

18:56 [Fin24 News] Rand firms, bonds rally

19:02 [Telegraph] The worst monsoon floods in a decade hit Assam in India

19:02 [Pravda] Media Minefields and the Fog of War

19:03 [NPR] FDA Approves First Rapid, Take-Home HIV Test

19:03 [CNET News] Ratio of PCs sold over Macs drops to 1985 levels

19:05 [The Atlantic: Politics] Is Pez Trying to Sugarcoat American History?

19:06 [zero hedge] European Funding Stress Worst In Over 3 Months

19:06 [The Onion] Opinion: Anchower's Gotta Spend Some Time Away (by Jim Anchower)

19:08 [CNET News] Roominate: Techy dollhouse for future lady scientists

19:12 [Slate Magazine] Death by Cheese and the Dreaded Ruptured Stomach

19:12 [Deutsche Welle] Sarkozy's premises raided as part of campaign funding probe,,16070617,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:13 [CNN] Murray ends marathon match to seal Wimbledon last eight slot

19:13 [Fox News] GOP Govs Stand Firm Against ObamaCare

19:15 [Disinformation] Catholic School Girls Denied HPV Vaccine By Canadian Bishops

19:16 [Reuters] Pakistan reopening NATO land supply routes to Afghanistan: State Dept

19:17 [Pravda] China axes shark fin soup

19:18 [CNN] Pakistan reopens NATO supply routes to Afghanistan

19:18 [Mother Jones] The GOP's Weirdly Misguided Obamacare Tax Frenzy

19:18 [Guardian] Pakistan reopens Nato supply line after apology from Obama administration

19:23 [NPR] Andy Griffith: A TV Icon From Mayberry To 'Matlock'

19:25 [Slashdot] VLC 's Beta For Android Is Ready — Unless You're North American

19:27 [Utne] Music Review: JD McPherson - Signs and Signifiers

19:29 [CNN] Overheard: Celebs, readers 'proud' of Anderson Cooper

19:32 [Telegraph] Hollywood version of The Inbetweeners film 'planned'

19:32 [The Independent] EL James' Fifty Shades trilogy sets new record

19:36 [zero hedge] Gold And Stocks Soar As Risk Recouples

19:38 [CNN] Family, friends remember Rodney King at funeral

19:41 [CNN] Record heat, storms bring despair, 'horror'

19:41 [] Declaración de la salud mental de organizacio

19:41 [Reuters] U.S., Pakistan reach deal to reopen Afghan supply routes

19:41 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Dancing on the Edge Festival

19:42 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Leering Brother-in-Law

19:42 [This Magazine] Five questions for Terence Young

19:43 [Deutsche Welle] Chinese protesters put a stop to a project,,16070007,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:45 [CNET News] Leaked "Higgs" video posted - and then deleted - from CERN site

19:46 [Raw Story] Unknown disease kills 60 children in Cambodia: WHO

19:46 [CNN] Bill Clinton has most lucrative year on speech circuit

19:48 [Telegraph] Lianne Smith sentenced to 30 years for murdering children

19:51 [The Atlantic: National] Why Are Hedge Funds Allowed to Invest in Litigation?


19:55 [The Atlantic: International] Romney Apparently Doesn't Want Israel to Attack Iran (For Now)

19:56 [Big Think] Crime-Predicting Algorithm Outperforms Humans

19:56 [BuzzFlash] Yes, Your Local News May be Written in the Philippines for Slave Wages

19:58 [Fin24 News] Absa feels Barclays' pain

20:00 [] International 'Whale Sanctuary' Proposal Denied

20:00 [Doctors Without Borders] Child Death Rate Alarmingly High in Central African Republic

20:01 [CNET News] Google Nexus 7 teardown shows big honking battery

20:04 [The Independent] Two rescued and two missing after RAF Tornados crash off Scottish coast

20:06 [Guardian] Putin sticks to his guns with pledge to boost Russian arms trade

20:06 [zero hedge] Cashin On The Constitution And Obamacare

20:06 [Truthdig] Federal Green for the Green Party’s Candidate

20:07 [The Onion] Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Completes Horror Movie Script About Giant Hook From Sky Killing People

20:08 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Afghanistan: June 2012

20:08 [Russia Today] Legendary TV star Andy Griffith dies at 86

20:09 [Red Pepper] Cwtch: What Occupy did next in Wales

20:13 [Good] Do It Yourself: Submit Your Projects #30DaysofGOOD

20:13 [CNET News] Apple granted patent for Google Glass-like device

20:13 [Slashdot] 'Rubber-Band Electronics' Can Stretch To 200 Percent Their Original Size

20:16 [Guardian] Full Tilt poker tycoon arrested by FBI

20:18 [Telegraph] The BBC retires too many capable older women, claims Anita Anand

20:18 [zero hedge] Tuesday Humor: "Citi Today Is A Different Bank Than It Was Before The Crisis"

20:19 [The Onion] String Of Poorly Received Performances Forces Sock Puppet To Return To Foot

20:21 [Truthdig] Was Yasser Arafat Poisoned?

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Stop distorting Geneva plan: Russia

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Gay wedding icons on Facebook

20:26 [] Human Right # 26 - THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION.

20:28 [Guardian] Pakistan ends dispute over Nato supply routes after Hillary Clinton apology

20:30 [The Hindu - News] Iran hits back on EU, U.S. sanctions

20:30 [Slashdot] Choosing the Right Security Tools To Protect VMs

20:31 [The Progressive] Stockton Bankrupty: Will Other Cities Follow?

20:31 [The Hindu - Opinion] Great impact

20:35 [CNN] 'Mayberry' remembers Andy Griffith

20:36 [Raw Story] Male Republican lawmaker to teach women ‘the art of feminine presence’

20:36 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan to reopen NATO supply lines

20:36 [Truthdig] Deadly Weather: “This Is Just the Beginning”

20:40 [Guardian] Iran nuclear talks resume amid soaring tension in the Gulf

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Theatre of the absurd

20:42 [straight] Bev Oda becomes the latest former Progressive Conservative to abandon Stephen Harper's ship

20:42 [msnbc] Pakistan to let trucks roll after Clinton apologizes

20:46 [Raw Story] Study: For-profit college students end up with lower earnings

20:48 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] MSF Performs Triage For Truckloads of Refugees

20:49 [OpEdNews] Support Negotiations Not War with Iran

20:49 [The Onion] [video] New Prius Helps Environment By Killing Its Owner

20:51 [The Independent] Ahead of Saturday's elections, a closer look at Libya's fractured politics

20:51 [Truthdig] Deadly Weather: ‘This Is Just the Beginning’

20:52 [Guardian] Woman who grew to 1.96 metres sues NHS for £2m for not spotting condition

20:56 [BBC: Science & Environment] Indigenous whaling bids granted

20:56 [CNN] Attorney: Sarkozy's home, offices raided

20:57 [Slashdot] Microsoft Writes Off $6.2 Billion From aQuantive Acquisition

20:58 [Guardian] David Cameron 'prepared to halt immigration of Greeks into UK'

20:58 [NPR] Oakland Turns A Corner As Calif. Faces Budget Woes

21:00 [CNN] Fehrnstrom's sharp quips, elbows help Romney

21:03 [CNN] Anderson Cooper: gay role model?

21:04 [Fox News: politics] Price tag on US government secrets: $11.4B in 2011

21:05 [] Token Fine for GlaxoSmithKline Won't Stop BigPharma's Bad Behavior: Watchdog

21:06 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Golden Cognitive Dissonance

21:06 [Telegraph] Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni's house raided by police

21:07 [CNN] Deepak Chopra: What to do when you've been betrayed

21:08 [NPR] Glaxo Settlement Pull Back Curtain On Drug Marketing

21:10 [CNET News] Best waterproof rugged cameras and camcorders compared

21:11 [Big Think] The Trick to Viral Growth

21:13 [New York Times: politics] The Ticket: Rob Portman, a Master of Washington’s Inner Workings

21:14 [CNN] Ex-Colombian security chief surrenders to DEA

21:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] 'The textbooks should be used as they are'

21:16 [Raw Story] Scientists: Bizarre summer weather offers proof of climate change

21:18 [Mother Jones] Aerial Firefighting Capacity Declines as Wildfires Grow

21:20 [Disinformation] The Soviet Synthesizer That Bridged Electronic Music And The Occult

21:20 [Telegraph] Barclays scandal: Bob Diamond resigns - as it happened

21:22 [CNN] Officials, stars and fans react to the death of Andy Griffith

21:23 [CNN] Prominent Iranian literary translator missing, source says

21:23 [NPR] Fewer Fireworks This July 4th; Wildfires, Drought And Derecho To Blame

21:24 [CNN] Pakistan reopens NATO supply routes to Afghanistan as Clinton apologizes for friendly-fire incident

21:25 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S III lands on Verizon July 10

21:26 [Raw Story] FDA approves over-the-counter HIV testing kit

21:28 [CNET News] The three phases of Steve Ballmer's tenure at Microsoft

21:28 [Deutsche Welle] German intelligence grants access to files in neo-Nazi probe,,16070773,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:29 [NPR] Glaxo Settlement Pulls Back Curtain On Drug Marketing

21:30 [BBC: Science & Environment] Higgs excitement at fever pitch

21:32 [The Nation] The Big, Bad Business of Fighting Guest Worker Rights

21:34 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bharat Bhatti, Jean Drèze and Reetika Khera respond:

21:36 [zero hedge] And Now The Fed Gets Dragged Into LiEborgate

21:36 [The Atlantic: National] Reconsiderations And Reflections On Having It All

21:37 [Telegraph] Ritz Paris set for two year 200 million euro refurbishment

21:38 [Good] Discarded by Walmart, a Box Store Becomes a Thriving Library in a Texas Town

21:41 [Big Think] A Declaration of Internet Freedom & Independence

21:42 [Slashdot] Ford Predicts Self-Driving, Traffic-Reducing Cars By 2017

21:43 [straight] Cover for new J.K. Rowling book revealed

21:45 [CNET News] The 404 1,087: Where we talk about it without ruining it (podcast)

21:47 [The Hindu - News] KG-D6 gas for Lanco, GMR plants to continue

21:48 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan to reopen key NATO supply routes to Afghanistan,,16070894,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:49 [CNET News] Lick this: Tongue-controlled Play-A-Grill MP3 player

21:50 [The Atlantic: Technology] How to Make a Musical Instrument out of Bananas

21:50 [CNET News] Gates: Apple may have to make a Surface-like device

21:51 [BBC: Entertainment] Constable's The Lock fetches £22m

21:56 [Raw Story] Mitt Romney’s campaign fails Venn diagram class

21:58 [CNET News] Han Solo and Princess Leia rings for 'Star Wars' fan love

22:01 [The Atlantic: National] From Schools to the Olympics, Women Score New Victories

22:04 [Fox News: politics] LA mayor, TV reporter girlfriend break up after 3 years

22:04 [CNN] More than 1.3 million customers lack power amid unrelenting heat

22:06 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Death Of China Cult

22:07 [Telegraph] Yasser Arafat 'poisoned with Polonium'

22:10 [United Nations Foundation] The Indomitable Spirit of the Reproductive Health Community: A Pathway to Justice, Liberty, and Freedom

22:14 [Fox News] Woman Sues FDA for Right To Choose Sperm Donor

22:15 [Guardian] Bob Diamond cuts up rough as he quits Barclays

22:17 [Amnesty International] UN chief backs strong Arms Trade Treaty

22:18 [CNN] Tech is getting more gay-friendly

22:20 [Disinformation] Barclays CEO Resigns Under a Cloud of Criminal Allegations

22:21 [The Hindu - News] MMS clip worsens athlete Pinki’s plight

22:22 [AntiWar] Shi’ites Slaughtered: 63 Killed, 152 Wounded in Iraq Attacks

22:23 [Global Voices] Chile: Looming Anti-protest Law Sparks Concern

22:23 [Telegraph] Barack Obama blocked from Martha Vineyard retreat after sale to Norman Foster

22:23 [Slashdot] Sea Level Rise Can't Be Stopped

22:24 [Fox News: politics] Los Angeles prosecutor won't file charges against ex-Commerce secretary

22:24 [CNN] 'The Amazing Spider-Man' earns $7.5 million at midnight shows

22:25 [CNET News] Even more reasons to watch what we say on Facebook and other social media

22:26 [Raw Story] Former Navy chaplain claims he can ‘exorcise’ LGBT activist’s gay demons

22:27 [AL JAZEERA] Tests point to possible Arafat poisoning

22:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] Pilgrims' Progress: Nuns Return Home After Bus Tour Against Ryan Budget

22:30 [Reuters: politics] Obama to sign student loan, transportation legislation Friday

22:30 [The Atlantic: International] These 600-Year Old World Heritage Sites Might Be Rubble by August

22:30 [CNN: Technology] Tech is getting more gay-friendly

22:34 [NPR] Woman Sentenced To Read The Bible? Yes, But There's More To The Story

22:34 [CNN] Defending champion Kvitova knocked out by resurgent Serena

22:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] Andy Griffith, Political Icon?

22:36 [zero hedge] In Living Will Color: Translating What The Banks Really Said

22:37 [The Hindu - News] No commercial, tourism activity in Jarawa Reserve, rules Supreme Court

22:39 [Russia Today] Hitting home: Russia's Public Chamber calls for measures to tackle domestic violence

22:39 [CNET News] Passersby photobomb interactive Malaysian mural

22:40 [CNN] 'Andy Griffith' theme song also part of Americana

22:41 [The Hindu - News] Zabiuddin lived in Saudi Arabia on Pakistani passport and a pseudonym

22:43 [Fox News: politics] AME Church denies withdrawing support for Obama

22:43 [straight] Photo of the Day: Canada Day 2012

22:47 [The Hindu - News] India to give dossier on Zabiuddin at Foreign Secretaries’ meeting

22:47 [Slate Magazine] Can You Be Fired for What You Post on Facebook?

22:48 [Mother Jones] The Mystery of Romney's Exit From Bain

22:49 [msnbc: politics] After dramatic term, GOP bullish on holding House

22:50 [Infoshop] Lima, Ohio: Scab vehicles targeted as tensions mount in oil refinery workers' strike

22:51 [Big Think] Identifying the “Greatest Threat” that the World Faces

22:51 [The Hindu - News] Pascal Mazurier’s custody extended

22:51 [AL JAZEERA] Arafat's widow calls to exhume his body

22:52 [The Nation] The Deepening Spanish Debt Crisis

22:53 [Telegraph] Diamond may face a fight for his £20m final payout

22:53 [AL JAZEERA] Tests point to possible Arafat poisoning

22:55 [CNN] Lopez Obrador demands recount in Mexican election vote

22:58 [Electronic Intifada] PA repression feeds flames of Palestinian discontent

23:01 [The Onion] WEDDINGS: Margaret Jones and Todd Jacobson

23:01 [Topix Activism News] Twitter loses fight to withhold activist's account information

23:01 [AL JAZEERA] Arafat's widow calls to exhume his body

23:01 [The Hindu - News] Monsoon gaining momentum: IMD

23:04 [NPR] Proposed California Bill Would Allow For More Than Two Parents

23:06 [CNN] Drones decimating Taliban in Pakistan

23:08 [Deutsche Welle] German NGO staff face new trial in Egypt,,16070752,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:09 [CNN] DA: Former Commerce secretary won't face charges in wrecks

23:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Tuning out the World: An American Dream Since (at Least) 1931

23:11 [Raw Story] Mission Impossible? Tom Cruise under fire at 50

23:14 [Slashdot] Facebook API Bug Deletes Contact Info On Phones

23:16 [Fox News] Egypt's New Leaders Spark Outrage In US With Calls to Release Terrorist

23:17 [Truthdig] The Government Is After Your Tweets

23:18 [The Hindu - News] Professor kills wife and daughter, attempts suicide

23:20 [CNET News] Get Google Now on your (rooted) Android 4.0 phone

23:21 [Raw Story] As Romney chills out on holiday, VP chatter heats up

23:22 [The Hindu - News] Yash Pal: Thorat panel report ‘insensitive’

23:24 [CNN] Study warns of continued rise in wildfires in western U.S., elsewhere

23:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Robot of the Future That's About to Explore the Deep Past of Mars

23:25 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama's Awkward Dance on Campaign Fundraising

23:25 [Telegraph] Civil servants who work for unions cost £36m a year

23:26 [World Policy Institute] The Case of Sergei Magnitsky: A Lawyer’s Death Threatens the U.S.-Russian Reset

23:28 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra to court: Didn't ask CBI to probe Adarsh


23:31 [The Onion] Stockwatch: Amazon (AMZN)

23:32 [Truthdig] Goodbye, Andy Griffith

23:33 [Global Voices] Mexico: Student Movement #YoSoy132 Protests Election Results

23:36 [CNET News] Skytex announces pair of budget Android 4.0 tablets

23:38 [The Hindu - News] No exemption to RAW: CIC

23:41 [CNN] Grassley letter to Holder demands more Fast and Furious answers

23:41 [The Progressive] Japanese Government Refuses to Listen to Its People

23:42 [The Hindu - News] Political vendetta behind neglect of landmark buildings: Karunanidhi

23:44 [straight] Birds of a Feather's trendy costume jewellery takes flight

23:45 [The Atlantic: Politics] Something's Rotten In Harlem


23:47 [CNET News] Microsoft tablet and iPad to duke it out at large companies

23:48 [Slashdot] RIM CEO: 'There's Nothing Wrong With the Company'

23:49 [Mother Jones] Why Does It Take So Long to Build Stuff These Days?

23:51 [Raw Story] U.S. approves over-the-counter HIV home testing kit

23:51 [The Atlantic: National] Aspen Snapshot: 'Biggest Loser' Trainer Leads Morning Yoga

23:52 [The Hindu - News] BJP to maintain status quo, for now

23:53 [CNET News] He's back. RealNetworks' founder Rob Glaser returns as (interim) CEO

23:55 [Reuters] Barclays' Diamond quits over rate rigging

23:56 [CNET News] Google shutting down a bunch of projects you've never heard of

23:56 [Raw Story] Woman sentenced to read the Book of Job for drunk driving

23:58 [The Hindu - News] Ideal candidate Srinivasa denied seat under RTE quota

23:59 [Fox News: politics] Rangel opponent floats possibility of new election amid fraud claims

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