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00:04 [Disinformation] Hooters Sues Escort Service For Tarnishing Chain’s Image

00:14 [CNN] Pregnant nurse: I was fired for refusing flu vaccine

00:15 [] Who will protect Israel’s poor settler kiddies?

00:17 [Deutsche Welle] Michael Schumacher in critical condition following skiing accident

00:19 [The Hindu - News] Suchitra Sen shifted to ICU

00:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Chris Christie Expects 'Significant Results' From Faltering Atlantic City Casinoes

00:23 [Big Think] How the FDA Weighs in on DNA Tests

00:24 [CNN] Robin Roberts publicly acknowledges she's gay

00:28 [zero hedge] 2013 - The Year Of The Zombies

00:30 [] World's fastest Wi-Fi being developed in Israel

00:30 [] Dangerous new strategic reality taking shape around Israel

00:30 [Raw Story] Ani DiFranco enrages black feminists after announcing retreat at former slave plantation

00:41 [The Independent] Decades of abuse by Royal College of Music piano teacher Ian Lake boosts demands for inquiry

00:46 [CNN] El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano erupts for first time in 37 years

00:59 [Slashdot] Space Junk or a Meteor? Fireball Lit Up Midwestern Skies

01:00 [New Statesman] Miliband tries to manage expectations in New Year message

01:04 [Voice of America] Reuters: Thousands Mount Protest at Residence of Ukraine's Yanukovych

01:06 [Guardian] Cable questions Hunt over risk to NHS from privatised plasma firm

01:08 [Fox News: politics] 'Completely false': Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report

01:12 [Guardian] Pay workers more, CBI chief tells thriving firms

01:12 [Guardian] Labour sets its sights on free childcare for all

01:12 [Guardian] Tourists and migrants to be charged to use NHS emergency services

01:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Naiman: A Jewish Atheist Responds to the Pope's Call for Peace

01:27 [The Independent] Migrants will have to pay at A&E – and all patients will have to prove they are not foreigners to get treatment free on the NHS

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Free Expression Still a Mirage for Zimbabwean Artists

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Coal Trains Run into Stiff Resistance in U.S.

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Legacy of 2013

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Syrian Children Lose More Than Their Country

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Farmers in Mozambique Fear Brazilian-Style Agriculture

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Every Eucalyptus Felled Equals Gallons of Water

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] West Papua Searches Far for Rights

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Waiting for the Rains, Zambia Grapples With Climate Change

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Palestinians Face a Route to Nowhere

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Sri Lanka Faces New Year Pressure Over Rights

01:32 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: NAFTA’s 20 Years of Unfulfilled Promises

01:34 [Guardian] NSA 'hacking unit' infiltrates computers around the world – report

01:36 [Telegraph] Schumacher sustains head injury after skiing accident witnessed by son

01:36 [Telegraph] Ed Miliband plots new campaign on rising costs of childcare in 2014

01:36 [Topix Activism News] Pastor, civil rights activist delivers final sermon at Canaan Baptist

01:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: F1 Racer Schumacher ‘Critical’ After Skiing Accident

01:42 [zero hedge] What America Got From The Budget Deal (In One Cartoon)

01:42 [The Independent] CBI boss calls on companies to pay staff more than minimum wage

01:45 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz ‘taking steps’ to renounce Canadian citizenship

01:50 [Fox News] CAUGHT IN OKLAHOMA Colo. triple murder suspect captured after manhunt

01:50 [Fox News] HIGH COURT TO RULE? Congress slams Snowden as case moves forward /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:50 [Fox News] MURDER OR SUICIDE? Mystery surrounds death of British doctor in Syrian jail

01:50 [CNN] Man shot dead after bank robbery convicted of threatening Obama in '10

01:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Backpacker knocked unconscious

01:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Alastair cooked as a captain

01:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Doolan called up for Sydney Test

01:55 [CNN: Entertainment] Robin Roberts officially comes out as gay

01:55 [CNN: Entertainment] Britney kicks off Vegas residency

02:02 [Reuters] U.S. defense chief voices concern in call to Egypt army head

02:02 [CNN: Entertainment] 'GOT' is most pirated TV show

02:02 [CNN: Entertainment] A&E: Robertson to return to 'Duck Dynasty'

02:04 [Disinformation] Internal NSA Publication Reveals Agency Backdoors Into Cisco, Dell and Others

02:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Steven Strauss: 'Welcome' to the Sharing Economy -- Also Known as the Collapse of the American Dream

02:09 [Sydney Morning Herald] Backpacker headbutted from behind

02:10 [Reuters: politics] U.S. defense chief voices concern in call to Egypt army head

02:11 [CNET News] Facebook said to be hot on mobile in Sweden, not Germany

02:12 [CBC: politics] Report lifts lid on NSA, says agency intercepts computer deliveries

02:12 [CBC: politics] As NAFTA turns 20, Mexico emerges as pact's biggest winner

02:14 [The Independent] Insurance brokers make claim for unfair treatment by FCA

02:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard (RJ: Was This the Social Contract's Comeback Year?

02:17 [BBC: Health] Migrants to face NHS care charges

02:18 [Fox News] 'FALSE': Backlash against Benghazi report from US personnel on ground /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:18 [CNN] 'Air quality problem' at New Hampshire store sends six to hospital

02:20 [BBC: Health] Medical sciences news highlights of 2013

02:20 [Voice of America] Reuters: Pentagon Chief Voices ‘Concern’ in Call to Egypt Army Head

02:20 [New Statesman] Miliband promises "big changes in our economy" in New Year message

02:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'He's belting his head on the bathroom door'

02:25 [BBC: Technology] 2013's top memes and viral videos

02:27 [Deutsche Welle] Switzerland's Amman takes first Four Hills event as Germans disappoint

02:30 [The Independent] Ian Burrell: Snake oil or precious insight? As the year gets ready to turn, what does one of America’s most celebrated trend spotters see ahead?

02:30 [The Independent] What the Sunday papers said

02:30 [] Israeli court restricts nuclear spy Mordechai Vanunu's movement for another year

02:30 [] Israel to release 26 Palestinian prisoners Monday in third stage

02:33 [BBC: Entertainment] In pictures: Stars we lost in 2013

02:35 [Raw Story] The year in insults: 2013′s best put-downs

02:38 [Telegraph] Libyan security guards threaten to block gas pipeline over salary dispute

02:42 [zero hedge] The Shale Oil Party Is Ending, Phibro's Andy Hall Warns

02:47 [CNN: Entertainment] Britney debuts Vegas residency

02:47 [CNN: Entertainment] A&E lifts 'Duck Dynasty' suspension

02:51 [CNN: Politics] NYT report questions al Qaeda involved in Benghazi

02:51 [CNN: Politics] 2014: The year of the blame game

03:01 [The Independent] Support for Liberal Democrats increased this year

03:01 [The Independent] Ed Miliband targets lower childcare costs in New Year's message

03:01 [The Independent] Charity Appeal: The weapons that bring death to the savannah

03:01 [The Independent] Two held in probe for missing Manchester teen Adam Pickup

03:15 [Raw Story] Can you hack a car? Congress starts asking questions

03:16 [Slashdot] PC Plus Packs Windows and Android Into Same Machine

03:23 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Some face time with the head guy in this alley /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/street-arab-01.jpg

03:23 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Brunno the building manager says... /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/brunno.jpg

03:24 [Telegraph] Saudi Arabia to give Lebanon $3bn to strengthen army

03:30 [Truthdig] 13 States to Give Minimum Wage a Boost in the New Year

03:32 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher ski accident: F1 drivers support 'daredevil' colleague

03:32 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher ski accident: Helmet 'may have minimised injury'

03:33 [CNN] 'Air quality problem' at New Hampshire store sends 10 to hospital

03:33 [CNN] Jahi McMath's family searches for options as life-support cutoff looms

03:37 [Reuters] Chinese PM Li Keqiang pledges 'appropriate liquidity' in 2014

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Milk powder - why NZ is booming

03:47 [Deutsche Welle] Is Germany's far-right NPD set to self-destruct?

03:47 [CNN] Top science and space stories of 2013

03:51 [Fox News] SPY SECRETS REVEALED Report says NSA hacking unit infiltrates computers /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:52 [Deutsche Welle] Russian authorities step up security following deadly train station bombing

03:52 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

03:53 [CNET News] Google reportedly partners with Audi for on-board Android

03:58 [zero hedge] 7 Global Macro Themes For 2014

04:02 [CNN: Money] I signed up for Obamacare!

04:04 [Disinformation] ‘Japanese Pickle’ Can Prevent The Flu

04:05 [] In Israel, child poverty, abuse, obesity, idleness rise, study finds

04:06 [Reuters] Severe Antarctic weather slows Australian icebreaker bid to reach stranded ship

04:10 [Raw Story] ‘Good Morning America’ host Robin Roberts comes out as lesbian

04:11 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

04:18 [Voice of America] Two Peacekeepers Killed in Sudan's Darfur Region

04:19 [Guardian] China corruption: aide to ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang investigated

04:20 [] Tnuva white cheese, sweet cream to be price-controlled

04:20 [] Why does the zebra have stripes? To confuse you

04:24 [Reuters] Suicide bomber kills at least 16 at Russian train station

04:30 [Reuters] Texas billionaire Harold Simmons dies at 82

04:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Harold Simmons, Dallas Billionaire And GOP Donor, Dies At 82

04:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Antiques Roadshow's record find

04:45 [Fox News] New report claims NSA hacker team can intercept and bug computers /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:45 [Fox News] 'COMPLETELY FALSE' US personnel on ground slam Benghazi report /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:45 [Fox News] 'I DID THE RIGHT THING' Pregnant Pa. nurse fired after refusing flu shot

04:45 [Fox News] IN CRITICAL CONDITION F1 champion Schumacher suffers head injury in ski fall

04:51 [Reuters] Schumacher 'critical' after skiing fall

04:51 [The Hindu - News] ATM guard murdered in Chennai

04:51 [The Hindu - News] Police get clues in Chennai Museum burglary case

04:55 [straight] Vancouver Canucks continue winning ways with 2-0 victory in Calgary /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/John%20Tortorella%202.png

04:58 [Fox News: politics] Democrats eye minimum wage increase as key issue in 2014 gubernatorial elections

04:58 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why Do Americans Like Revolutions?

05:00 [The Hindu - News] Chennai students turn filmmakers

05:00 [The Hindu - News] Vivekananda cultural centre to open in a month

05:00 [The Hindu - News] 3-day fest beckons NRI talent

05:06 [straight] Stephen King dedicates latest novel to underrated rock genius Warren Zevon /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/grant_a_drsleep01jr_576x324.jpg

05:07 [Deutsche Welle] Riga highlights musical heritage and future

05:10 [The Hindu - News] “Sole right to make ‘Tirupati laddu’ will vest with TTD”

05:14 [Reuters] Police shoot dead eight during attack in China's Xinjiang

05:18 [The Hindu - News] Rebel Congress MPs remain defiant

05:20 [The Hindu - News] Naidu, Jagan betraying Seemandhra people: Damodar

05:24 [The Hindu - News] Congress to ‘isolate’ YSRC in Samaikya stir

05:25 [Reuters] Chinese police shoot dead eight after Xinjiang 'terrorist attack'

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Government reclaims encroached pond

05:28 [Telegraph] Severe Antarctic weather slows Australian icebreaker's bid to reach stranded ship

05:30 [The Hindu - News] Tiger that mauled tribal to death in Gundlupet taluk sighted

05:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Over and ouch: Piers' pain

05:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Clive Palmer attacks Nick Xenophon

05:32 [Deutsche Welle] What's in store for space and sky in 2014

05:34 [AntiWar] Attacks Against Iraq Security Forces Leave 29 Dead, 55 Hurt

05:38 [CNN] 8 people killed in violence in China's Xinjiang region

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Majority of private buses are violating rules: Mandya RTO

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Mahila court in Chennai sets record

05:38 [The Hindu - News] A musical journey, relived

05:39 [Slate Magazine] Cocaine Is Evil

05:42 [The Hindu - News] CM has not kept her promises on power front: Stalin

05:42 [The Hindu - News] NLSIU gearing up for silver jubilee celebrations

05:44 [The Hindu - News] No alliance with DMK or AIADMK, says Ganesan

05:47 [Deutsche Welle] Australian authorities consider 'plan B' to rescue passengers of stranded ship

05:47 [Sydney Morning Herald] Aussie icebreaker abandons attempt to save tourist boat

05:50 [Topix Activism News] Op-Ed: Time for a human-rights reboot

05:50 [The Hindu - News] Thiruvabharanam procession to take traditional path

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Candidates get a shock as CUK postpones test

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Museum to showcase soil diversity in Kerala

05:55 [Slate Magazine] New Year, New You

05:55 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

05:57 [The Hindu - News] Candidates shocked as CU-Kerala postpones test

05:58 [Telegraph] El Salvador begins evacuations due to volcano eruption

06:00 [Slate Magazine] Duck Dynasty Chardonnay Tastes Better Than Downton Abbey Bordeaux Blanc

06:00 [AntiWar] Israel Has Been ‘Singled Out’ in the US for a Very Long Time

06:10 [Slate Magazine] Whoa! Woah?! Whoah.

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Ten killed in new blast in Russia

06:13 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Moving house with an electric eel and sharks

06:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Goldberg: Politico's John Harris on Mike Allen story: ‘Totally unfair'; ‘innuendo'

06:15 [Reuters] Second blast in Russian city kills 10 on trolleybus: reports

06:18 [Guardian] Volgograd: many dead in second explosion in Russian city

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Arvinder takes over as Delhi Congress chief

06:23 [Big Think] Diversity is Not About Being Different. It's About Being Dynamic.

06:28 [Voice of America] 8 Killed in Attack on Chinese Police Station

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Bad road troubles Singanallur residents

06:31 [AntiWar] 2013: The Year Democracy Caught a Cold

06:31 [AntiWar] You Read It Here First

06:31 [CNN] At least 10 dead in trolleybus blast in Russia's Volgograd

06:33 [The Hindu - News] Ring Road, the deathtrap of Madurai

06:36 [CNN] Weather forces icebreaker to suspend efforts to reach trapped ship

06:37 [Reuters] Antarctic blizzard halts icebreaker's bid to rescue stranded ship

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Police kill 8 terrorists in Xinjiang

06:41 [Fin24 News] No New Year boom for JSE

06:42 [Voice of America] Second Fatal Blast in Russian City

06:48 [Reuters] Special Report: Japan's homeless recruited for murky Fukushima clean-up

06:50 [Raw Story] Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to helm New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop

06:51 [The Hindu - News] Modi to campaign in Nagaland to open account

06:52 [Slashdot] Citizen Science: Who Makes the Rules?

06:55 [Financial Times] Further Xinjiang violence claims 8 lives

06:55 [Raw Story] Third icebreaker battles elements on way to ship carrying scientific expedition stranded off Antarctica

06:56 [Voice of America] VOA News: Second Fatal Blast Hits Russian City

06:57 [Financial Times] Ex-F1 driver Schumacher in ‘critical’ state

07:00 [The Hindu - News] Major fire ravages timber factory in Hyderabad

07:00 [Infoshop] Anarchists Against the Wall: Navigating privilege, solidarity and belonging

07:01 [Telegraph] Severe Antarctic weather halts Australian icebreaker's bid to reach stranded ship

07:01 [Fin24 News] No new year boom for JSE

07:02 [The Hindu - News] Agra shivers at 1.4 degrees, coldest in UP

07:02 [Deutsche Welle] Second Volgograd blast kills at least 10 on trolleybus

07:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Girl dies, four children hurt in crash

07:05 [Raw Story] Man who shot Tupelo police officers said to be bank robber killed in Arizona

07:08 [Guardian] Alternative New Year's Eve festivals around the world

07:12 [Deutsche Welle] Lebanon struggles to get a grip on violence

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Draw inspiration from these masters of English: official

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Arvind Kejriwal taken ill

07:20 [Raw Story] Snowden’s biggest revelation: We don’t know what power is anymore, nor do we care

07:22 [Voice of America] Second Fatal Blast in Russian City

07:24 [The Hindu - News] AAP decision on free water distribution likely on Monday

07:25 [Pravda] Remote-controlled bomb explodes in trolleybus in Volgograd, at least 15 killed

07:25 [CNN] Deadly blasts hit Russian city of Volgograd ahead of Olympics

07:26 [Guardian] Tory activists call to extend restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians

07:26 [The Independent] Volgograd: '10 more killed' as second bombing hits southern Russian city

07:26 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: Former Formula One world champion 'in coma' after suffering head injury in skiing accident

07:30 [Voice of America] Blizzard Stalls Antarctica Ship Rescue

07:31 [Telegraph] Queen leaves Sandringham church without collecting children's flowers

07:31 [Telegraph] At least 10 killed in latest bomb attack to strike Russian city of Volgograd

07:31 [Telegraph] 'Britain should watch its bankers, not our beggars', says Romanian adviser

07:31 [Telegraph] Migrants can see GPs for free, despite promise of crackdown

07:31 [Telegraph] Keith Vaz 'could be next Speaker of the House of Commons'

07:32 [The Hindu - News] Political will needed to improve AP education scene, says MLC

07:32 [The Hindu - News] Second blast in two days in Russia kills 15

07:34 [The Hindu - News] Vehicle users to pay for parking around Gandhi Market soon

07:34 [Voice of America] Powerful Cyclone Threatens Western Australia

07:36 [Voice of America] Second Fatal Blast in Russian City

07:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Second Volgograd blast: 10 dead

07:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Over and ouch: Piers shows Binga bruises

07:38 [The Hindu - News] 10-day book festival in Perambalur from January 31

07:39 [Financial Times] Second bombing hits Russia’s Volgograd

07:40 [Raw Story] Ten killed in new attack in Russian city of Volgograd

07:40 [Raw Story] Chinese activists test limit with demands to end communist ‘dictatorship’

07:44 [The Hindu - News] 25 model villages identified in Pudukottai district

07:45 [Raw Story] UPDATE: Icy blast halts rescue of scientific expedition ship frozen in Antarctic seas

07:48 [The Hindu - News] Dhaka remains tense after BNP rally blocked

07:50 [Raw Story] Latin America has a homophobic killings problem

07:52 [BBC: Entertainment] Pharrell 'happy' with chart glory

07:52 [NPR] At Least 10 Killed In Bus Explosion In Volgograd

07:53 [The Hindu - News] TN Consumer Protection Council: Ask oil companies not to insist on Aadhaar for LPG subsidy

07:54 [Guardian] Chinese police shoot eight dead in alleged terrorist incident in Xinjiang

08:00 [Truthdig] Overthrow the Speculators

08:00 [straight] Carly Rae Jepsen tweets that she'll be playing Cinderella on Broadway /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_111074156.jpg

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka conducts excavation on mass grave in Mannar

08:03 [The Hindu - News] Two attacked by wild animals in Annamalai Tiger Reserve

08:08 [Fin24 News] Gold set for biggest lost in 30 years

08:09 [The Hindu - News] CCTV surveillance for NET exams

08:10 [CNN] Reports of militia's march raise fears of more violence in South Sudan

08:12 [Deutsche Welle] Police kill eight 'terrorists' in China's Xinjiang province

08:13 [The Hindu - News] Activist’s wife speaks out, blames media for his death

08:14 [Fin24 News] China's yuan hits record high

08:17 [NPR] Report: 70 Journalists Died On The Job In 2013

08:19 [Telegraph] Hilary Mantel writes history with Costa Book Award

08:20 [Fin24 News] Gold set for biggest loss in 30 years

08:20 [Raw Story] A ‘rigged’ game of Monopoly reveals how feeling wealthy changes our behavior

08:32 [NPR] Wet Snow Complicates Power Restoration In Maine

08:37 [The Hindu - News] 1 dead, 2 hurt in accident on North Coimbatore flyover

08:37 [The Hindu - News] 99 illegal dyeing, bleaching units unearthed in Tirupur in 2013

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Less hands to turn the potter’s wheel

08:45 [The Atlantic: National] A City's Turning Points

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Clean-up drive on Chithirai streets

08:49 [Anarchist news] Extremely Gross and Dangerously Stupid: a Response to City Councilman Steve Schewel's Defense of the Durham Police

08:49 [Fox News: politics] Democrats eye minimum wage increase as key issue in 2014 gubernatorial elections

08:50 [BBC: Entertainment] AUDIO: Cleese and Palin: The Life of Brian debate

08:52 [The Hindu - News] HC upholds Juvenile Justice Board’s order

08:56 [Voice of America] Japan Markets Close at 4 Decade High

08:58 [The Hindu - News] ‘Kuchipudi, a wheel that accelerates mind, body’

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Budding artistes steal the show at Tanisha Yuva Mahotsav-2013

09:04 [Disinformation] Kid With ADD Makes Movie To Show What Life Is Like

09:05 [Telegraph] 'Cotton wool' generation denied the chance to take risks, warns head of Scouts

09:06 [The Hindu - News] Sangam Dairy to enter global market

09:06 [The Hindu - News] Shots fired at German ambassador’s residence in Greece

09:06 [Voice of America] VOA News: Japan Markets Finish Best Year in Four Decades

09:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Petrol prices soar - and they're set to go higher

09:11 [CNET News] Will streaming music services ever make money? 2014 may tell

09:12 [Voice of America] VOA News: Japanese Markets Finish Best Year in Four Decades

09:13 [Guardian] Who was the worst troll of 2013?

09:14 [The Hindu - News] ‘Fun doctor’ sets off peals of laughter

09:16 [Financial Times] Second bomb rocks Russian city of Volgograd

09:18 [The Hindu - News] Salsa dancers whip up euphoria

09:19 [Reuters] Al Jazeera says three journalists held in Egypt after hotel broadcast

09:20 [CNN] Egypt arrests 3 Al Jazeera journalists

09:21 [Telegraph] Warring parents 'in denial' about effects of divorce on children

09:22 [The Hindu - News] New Year’s eve celebrations at Hotel Green Park

09:25 [Guardian] Antarctic rescue mission: Australian icebreaker forced back by blizzard

09:27 [NPR] Films With Black Actors, Directors Go To 11 In 2013

09:27 [NPR] $1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

09:27 [NPR] Can Robots Manage Your Money Better Than You? Startups Say Yes

09:27 [NPR] Hot On YouTube: Videos About Video Games, And Science, Too

09:28 [The Hindu - News] Alluring world of coir

09:28 [The Hindu - News] Keep Vizag beaches clean: YHAI

09:28 [The Hindu - News] Second blast in two days in Russia kills 14

09:30 [Fox News: politics] Cruz closes high-profile year by standing tall for efforts to gut ObamaCare

09:30 [Voice of America] China Says more than 3 Million Hectares of Land Too Polluted to Farm

09:32 [Slashdot] Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School

09:32 [Fin24 News] China to spend billions for farming

09:36 [Reuters] Second blast in Russia's Volgograd kills 14 on trolleybus

09:37 [CNN: Money] 4 money resolutions to make now

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 2.96-crore bank loan fraud detected

09:38 [The Hindu - News] NCP backs Rahul’s stand on reconsideration of Adarsh report

09:42 [The Hindu - News] Raw deal to contract workers of Southco alleged

09:43 [Voice of America] VOA News: China: Over 3 Million Hectares of Land Too Polluted to Farm

09:45 [Fox News] Dems target GOP govs over wages /i/redes/icon-video.gif

09:45 [Fox News] CRUZ CONTROL Tea party favorite defends efforts against ObamaCare /i/redes/icon-video.gif

09:45 [Fox News] NEW RUSSIA BOMBING City rocked by second explosion in two days

09:45 [Fox News] CRIMINAL HISTORY Bank robber was arrested in 2010 for Obama threats

09:46 [Fox News] US personnel on ground in Benghazi slam NYT report- House Intelligence chair: Attack an 'Al Qaeda-led event'

09:46 [Fox News] New report claims NSA hackers can intercept, bug computers

09:46 [The Independent] UK weather: More flooding and disruption expected as latest storm hits Britain

09:47 [The Hindu - News] DMRC to construct Pachalam overbridge, says Chief Minister

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Global Odia meet to be held in Delhi

09:53 [The Hindu - News] Odisha Ministerial officers threaten agitation

09:55 [The Hindu - News] Boat passengers demand better services

09:56 [CNN] Michael Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

09:56 [CNN] Videos raise more questions about missing Michigan doctor

09:58 [BBC: Entertainment] Hobbit beats Wolf at US Box Office

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Explosives found outside Musharraf’s house

09:59 [The Hindu - News] The write way!

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Work on metro pillars, viaduct to be completed in four months

10:00 [Topix Activism News] China activists push limit with demands...

10:01 [The Hindu - News] TN launches free CFL bulb scheme to hut-dwellers

10:01 [The Hindu - News] ‘Bhai’ Naseer detained in Mysore

10:01 [The Independent] Crime figures to be overhauled to show why so many offences go unsolved

10:01 [The Independent] France approves Francois Hollande's 75% 'millionaires tax'

10:02 [Deutsche Welle] Japanese shares rise to six-year peak in end-of-year rally

10:03 [The Hindu - News] Modi to campaign in Manipur to open account

10:05 [Reuters] Shots fired at residence of German ambassador in Athens

10:07 [Voice of America] Reuters: Chinese State Council Urges Party Leaders to Change Smoking Habits

10:07 [Telegraph] Energy minister's ambition to install 4m solar panels

10:07 [Telegraph] Conversations between Tony Blair and George W Bush could be published by Iraq inquiry

10:07 [Deutsche Welle] Shots fired at German ambassador's residence in Greece

10:09 [Financial Times] Second bomb in Russian city of Volgograd

10:10 [Reuters] China President Xi to head group leading reforms: Xinhua

10:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Call to charge patients for trips to emergency

10:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Icebreaker abandons rescue

10:13 [The Hindu - News] 20% city buses not using electronic ticketing machines

10:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Mario Edward Garnett, Robbery Suspect, Arrested In 2010 For Threatening President Obama

10:16 [Reuters] Chinese police kill eight in Xinjiang 'terrorist attack'

10:17 [The Hindu - News] NMPT to build ‘business development building’

10:17 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher 'undergoes second operation' after skiing accident

10:18 [The Independent] Calls for Cameron to extend migrant controls

10:18 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Baka Pygmies Caught in the Maze of Modernism

10:18 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Barren Fields Recover From Taliban

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Trivandrum corporation schools get lessons in neglect

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Victims of ‘goondaism’ should lodge complaints for police to act: Commissioner

10:21 [Telegraph] Chinese police kill eight 'terrorists' in restive Uighur region

10:21 [Telegraph] Tory activists call on David Cameron not to open borders to Romanians and Bulgarians

10:25 [CNN] Officials convince White Army to retreat from Bor in South Sudan

10:25 [The Hindu - News] Anti-corruption activists roll on Kozhikode road demanding repair

10:27 [CNN] Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou apologizes for one-child policy breach

10:27 [The Hindu - News] Salma

10:27 [The Hindu - News] Rs.3.17-crore project to promote organic farming

10:27 [The Hindu - News] A place where stray dogs are loved, cared for

10:27 [Reuters] Second blast in Russia's Volgograd kills 10 on trolleybus

10:29 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan navy arrests 18 more fishermen

10:34 [Guardian] Energy firms let down customers over electricity blackouts, says minister

10:35 [Voice of America] Second Fatal Blast in Russian City

10:38 [Reuters] China says Japan PM 'shuts door' on talks with war shrine visit

10:39 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal unwell, skips office

10:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Springsteen album appears early

10:41 [CNN] Bombings in Russia's Volgograd: What might be behind the attacks?

10:41 [Fin24 News] What about e-tolls irks motorists

10:41 [Pravda] Schumacher's condition remains critical, no positive dynamics reported

10:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] Myer tries to placate online shoppers

10:44 [Reuters] Al Jazeera says 3 journalists held in Egypt after hotel broadcast

10:44 [Reuters] China's Xi to take personal charge of pushing through reforms

10:47 [Fin24 News] What irks motorists about e-tolls

10:49 [The Independent] CBI chief tells companies to pay more as the economy improves

10:49 [The Independent] 10-year-old girl weighs 22 stone as Birmingham faces obesity epidemic

10:49 [The Independent] Dolphins ‘deliberately get high’ on puffer fish nerve toxins by carefully chewing and passing them around

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan to contact TN on holding Indo-Sri Lankan fishermen talks

10:50 [The Hindu - News] In memorium: Legends who passed away in 2013

10:55 [BBC: Entertainment] Jepsen set for Broadway debut

10:56 [Pravda] Russia and Kazakhstan establish Unified Missile Defense System

10:57 [Deutsche Welle] Israeli army under fire for controversial training

10:58 [The Hindu - News] In memorium: Legends the wolrd will miss

11:01 [Fox News: politics] 'Completely false': Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report

11:03 [CBC: politics] Federal Conservatives see performance rating plunge in poll

11:03 [CBC: politics] 'Fabulous blue tent' showcases gay Conservatives' power

11:04 [Guardian] Grayling says European court of human rights has lost legitimacy

11:07 [Fox News: politics] ‘Duck Dynasty' debacle bails out bored media

11:07 [NPR] Cinnamon Can Help Lower Blood Sugar, But One Variety May Be Best

11:11 [CNN] Seven incredible women who rocked 2013

11:11 [Pravda] Putin signs law approving criminal punishment for calls to separatism

11:11 [Pravda] Putin and Medvedev discuss Volgograd blasts

11:13 [Voice of America] Gunmen Seize DRC TV Station

11:13 [New Statesman] How the Lib Dems tried to hide the fall in their membership

11:14 [Reuters] Second blast in Russia's Volgograd kills 14 on trolleybus

11:14 [Reuters] Iran and world powers resume expert level nuclear talks

11:16 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher remains in critical condition after skiing accident

11:16 [The Hindu - News] Kerala becoming ‘cancer capital’ of India, says Mullakkara

11:20 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Losing steam as 2013 winds down

11:20 [The Independent] Bankers of more concern than our beggars, says senior Roma advisor

11:20 [The Independent] Disappointed mugger hands outdated flip phone straight back

11:20 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: Former Formula One driver remains in 'critical condition' and in coma following skiing accident

11:20 [The Hindu - News] CVC-led system to check corruption goes online

11:20 [The Hindu - News] Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera TV's 4-member crew

11:20 [The Hindu - News] Kerala becoming ‘cancer capital’ of India: Mullakkara

11:24 [The Hindu - News] Snooping row: asked to file affidavit by Jan 15

11:26 [Pravda] Saudi Arabia to invest $3 million in Lebanese army

11:27 [Voice of America] VOA News: Gunmen Seize DRC TV Station, Attack Airport

11:28 [Big Think] The Man Who Would Be King

11:34 [The Hindu - News] KPP member arrested for bicycle bomb blast

11:34 [The Hindu - News] Rohini R.

11:35 [The Independent] Waitrose faces middle-class revolt over free coffee loyalty card

11:35 [The Independent] What to watch tonight: TV choices, 30 December

11:35 [The Independent] Cruise ship passenger missing after jumping overboard near Puerto Rico

11:36 [The Hindu - News] Satchidanandan K.

11:36 [The Hindu - News] Govt’s time frame for New Year celebrations is ‘foolish’: Aditya

11:36 [The Hindu - News] KPP member arrested in bicycle bomb blast case

11:38 [Reuters] Egypt likely to call presidential poll first: sources

11:40 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 30 December 2013

11:41 [The Hindu - News] Indian student assaulted in Australia

11:41 [The Hindu - News] CBI ordered to probe export of ore from nine ports

11:41 [Voice of America] Gunmen Seize DRC TV Station

11:44 [Guardian] Egypt arrests al-Jazeera journalists

11:47 [The Hindu - News] A window to the film

11:49 [The Hindu - News] Will return to BJP, says Yeddyurappa

11:49 [CNN] LGBT in Uganda: Seeking acceptance from family, homeland

11:49 [BBC: Science & Environment] Angelina's mastectomy... and other medical stories of 2013

11:51 [The Independent] EU officials take three times number of sick days as British workers

11:51 [The Independent] Tories plan human rights laws overhaul in coming year

11:51 [The Independent] Video: Explosion at Volgograd station

11:52 [Fox News] 'FALSE': US personnel on ground in Benghazi slam NY Times report /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:53 [Fox News] Dems eye minimum wage increase as issue in 2014- VIDEO: Does ObamaCare make Dems vulnerable in 2014?

11:56 [Telegraph] Muslim lawyers on trial granted anonymity for 'cultural reasons'

11:56 [Telegraph] Russia bus after blast

11:56 [Pravda] Volgograd trolleybus explosion related to train station blast

11:57 [Electronic Intifada] Thousands of Jerusalem children denied basic services by Israeli apartheid

11:57 [Deutsche Welle] Schumacher condition remains critical, as well-wishes pour in

11:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: Carmen Fariña Likely To Be Tapped To Lead New York City Public Schools Under Bill de Blasio

12:03 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Hungary’s Relative Income Equality Hides Other Inequities

12:03 [Voice of America] VOA News: Chinese Participation in Disposal of Syrian Arms Foreshadows More Engagement

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Most Indians in South Sudan want to stay on

12:07 [The Hindu - News] Gold imports curbs should continue: Chidambaram

12:07 [The Independent] Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts comes out as gay

12:07 [The Independent] Julia Roberts asked to have 'dirty' freckles removed for film

12:08 [Reuters] Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for 'White Army' assault

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Fire in Hazratbal area damages 14 houses

12:14 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher 'fighting for his life' after skiing accident

12:16 [CNN] 14 Kickstarter projects we're excited for in 2014

12:17 [The Hindu - News] Iran nuclear talks resume in Geneva

12:19 [Voice of America] Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera Journalists

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Shovon Chowdhury

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Work up those tears

12:20 [Guardian] Shots fired at German ambassador's home in Greece

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Apps to alert fishermen about maritime border

12:23 [Slashdot] Unintended Consequences: How NSA Revelations May Lead To Even More Surveillance

12:26 [Telegraph] Antarctica ship passengers prepare ice helipad after latest rescue bid fails

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Congress sets up executive committee for Kerala

12:27 [The Hindu - News] hy31Esther nutrition

12:27 [Deutsche Welle] Local parks help cool urban climate, German researchers find

12:28 [Big Think] The Amygdaloids: Neuroscience Meets Rock & Roll

12:28 [Mother Jones] 14 Haunting Portraits of Life After Nuclear Disaster

12:28 [Mother Jones] The Top 10 MoJo Longreads of 2013 /files/meththumb.jpg

12:28 [Mother Jones] "It's Hucking Yourself Downhill Super-Fast"

12:28 [Mother Jones] 13 Badass Women of 2013 /files/rachel.jpg

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Weight loss resolution for the new Year

12:32 [Guardian] 2014 in film preview: thrillers

12:33 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: 'Podcam' shows secret life of dolphins

12:34 [New Statesman] Thanks for wading in, Mr Cameron - now this is what you need to do about flooding

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Sharmila Seyyid

12:38 [The Hindu - News] Hyderabad & HAPPENING

12:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Britney dazzles critics in Las Vegas

12:41 [Reuters] Schumacher battles for life after ski fall

12:42 [Guardian] Antarctic rescue mission fails to reach trapped ship

12:42 [Guardian] Northern Ireland talks nearing climax

12:44 [CNN: Money] China local government debt hits $3 trillion

12:46 [CNN: Politics] Immigration reform surprise in 2014

12:46 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: Root for the Postal Service to survive

12:46 [CNN: Politics] Fast Facts: Hamid Karzai

12:46 [CNN: Politics] Suicide attack in Kabul kills 3 troops

12:47 [Reuters] Thailand's army moves to allay coup fears

12:48 [The Hindu - News] BBC server hacked on Christmas Day

12:48 [The Hindu - News] Reflect, refresh

12:52 [Fin24 News] India clears Tesco's $110m investment

12:52 [The Hindu - News] Decoding Devi’s aspects

12:54 [The Independent] El Salvador begins evacuation after Chaparrastique volcano erupts

12:54 [The Independent] Chinese police shoot eight 'terrorists' dead in ethnically tense western region

12:54 [The Independent] Man sells unwanted Christmas lunch Brussels sprouts – for second year in a row

12:54 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: The seven-time world champion's career in Formula One

12:54 [The Independent] Doggy Styling: New Channel 4 doc follows world of extreme creative dog styling

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Scores with subtlety

12:58 [Telegraph] Alarm clock 'gadget most in danger of dying out'

12:58 [Telegraph] Crocodiles attack zebras crossing the Mara River in Kenya

12:58 [Telegraph] An optical illusion that makes you question what you see

12:58 [Telegraph] Minister calls for shake-up of ambulance response targets in rural areas after death of young chef

12:59 [Voice of America] VOA News: Egypt Arrests Al Jazeera Journalists

13:00 [The Hindu - News] Gunfire rocks State TV and radio in DR Congo

13:00 [The Hindu - News] 14 killed, 30 injured in second bomb attack in Russia

13:00 [Raw Story] Raw Story’s 2013 Person of the Year

13:01 [BBC: Technology] BBC computer server 'was hacked'

13:01 [BBC: Technology] Facebook - not dead, not buried

13:02 [CNN: Money] The biggest business feuds of 2013

13:02 [CNN: Money] 2013: The year in cars

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore compensation for slain cop

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Stephen Alter

13:09 [Reuters] Second suicide bomber in Russia's Volgograd kills 14 on bus

13:09 [Reuters] Iraq police start removing Sunni protest camp, clashes erupt: officials

13:09 [The Independent] Career in Pictures: Michael Schumacher

13:11 [CNET News] Surveilling the new year: The NSA story moves into 2014

13:11 [CNN: Money] China's debt explosion

13:11 [CNN: Money] Wall Street breaks out the champagne

13:12 [The Hindu - News] P.C. Ramakrishna

13:12 [The Hindu - News] ‘Success is a journey, not a destination’

13:13 [NPR] Assessing Bloomberg's Legacy Is A Complex Task

13:13 [NPR] 'Blood On The Snow' After Second Suicide Blast In Russia

13:13 [Financial Times] Gun attack on Athens home of German envoy

13:14 [Telegraph] Chinese film director Zhang Yimou faces £700,000 fine for breaching one-child policy

13:14 [Telegraph] Michael Bloomberg 'spent $650 million of own money' as New York mayor

13:14 [Topix Activism News] Bishop, Cole sexiest vegetarians

13:15 [Financial Times] Schumacher in ‘critical’ state

13:20 [The Atlantic: International] Britain's 'Downton Law' Would End Sex Discrimination for Nobility Titles

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Voter wisdom 2013: Assembly polls raise expectations

13:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: Schumacher Battles for Life After Ski Fall

13:24 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: 'Podcam' shows secret life of dolphins

13:25 [The Independent] Germany: Trekking with lamas

13:25 [The Independent] Brazil celebrates a sea goddess for the New Year

13:25 [The Independent] Keira Knightley joins Twitter for 12 hours, deletes it because she felt like she was in a 'school playground’

13:25 [The Independent] Lily Allen attacks showbiz culture for its 'Botoxed celebrity idiots'

13:25 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

13:26 [Reuters] Uganda's Museveni threatens S. Sudan rebel leader with "defeat"

13:28 [Big Think] Ideas are the New American Dream

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Kumar Shahani

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Steps of the Sacred

13:28 [The Hindu - News] 12 killed in attack over Nigerian Christian villages

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal delivers on promise of free water

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Voters decide: Elections around the world 2013

13:28 [The Hindu - News] The journey of a 1,000 km

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Assembly polls 2013 raise expectations

13:30 [Raw Story] ‘There’s panic in the city’: Armed youths take TV reporters hostage in DR Congo

13:33 [The Hindu - News] BJP accuses HP CM of taking bribe

13:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Bernie Sanders: 2014: Seize the Moment

13:35 [BBC: Health] How dangerous is a blow to the head?

13:37 [The Hindu - News] Monkey business

13:37 [The Hindu - News] Trash that trash

13:37 [The Hindu - News] With absolute resonance

13:37 [Voice of America] DRC Government: 40 Killed in Fighting at Key Kinshasa Locations

13:41 [The Independent] Anti-election protest in Dhaka turns violent

13:41 [The Independent] Video: Aftermath of second Volgograd explosion

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Tamil Nadu

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Finding lost pets

13:42 [zero hedge] Overnight Market Summary

13:42 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 30

13:43 [Deutsche Welle] Cambodian garment workers demand higher wages

13:44 [Telegraph] Tesco ice cream may have been deliberately sabotaged, police suggest

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Battling nature and human folly: India’s worst disasters in 2013

13:47 [The Hindu - News] In innovative mode

13:47 [The Hindu - News] Young World quiz

13:47 [Voice of America] VOA News: DRC Government: 40 Killed in Fighting at Key Kinshasa Locations

13:49 [The Hindu - News] Service tax evaders warned of arrest

13:50 [CNN: Politics] Five New Year's resolutions for Obama

13:53 [The Hindu - News] Symphony of strings

13:53 [The Hindu - News] Man is a mean meddler

13:54 [Fin24 News] Fleet firms boycott e-tag contracts

13:55 [Raw Story] Japan’s stock market posts best shares in four decades in year’s last trading day

13:55 [CNN] Opinion: Would NSA surveillance have stopped 9/11 plot?

13:56 [The Independent] Huge python suffocates and kills security guard at luxury Bali hotel

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Team Carnatic

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Grit and courage

14:01 [Telegraph] Go dry in January, add £20,000 to your pension

14:01 [New Statesman] A 2014 preview: the best is yet to come

14:01 [Reuters] Afghanistan rejects grim U.S. intelligence forecast as baseless

14:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Lohr: Pot, Guns And Paparazzi Among New Laws Taking Effect Across The US

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Villagers live in cow sheds, tents even as severe winters approach

14:03 [The Hindu - News] New on the rack

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Commendable effort

14:06 [New Statesman] A preview of 2014 on the big screen

14:07 [The Hindu - News] High in the Khasi hills

14:08 [NPR] Doctors Unsure Whether Michael Schumacher Will Survive

14:09 [The Hindu - News] UP Minister slaps youth

14:10 [CNN: Politics] Bergen: Would NSA surveillance have stopped 9/11 plot?

14:10 [CNET News] Get a magnetic smartphone windshield mount for $16.99 shipped

14:12 [The Independent] Shots fired from automatic weapons at home of German ambassador in Greece

14:13 [Slashdot] Is a Super-Sized iPad the Future of Education?

14:13 [The Hindu - News] NSCN(IM) camp overrun in Nagaland, cadre chased away by Sumis

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Male, as a dancing body

14:14 [CNN] The stories of Johnny Cash

14:14 [CNN] Adaptive reuse: Gas stations remade into trendy restaurants

14:15 [The Atlantic: National] 'If I Need ID to Buy Cough Syrup, Why Shouldn't I Need ID to Vote?'

14:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Growing Number of Private Operators in Cuban Education

14:16 [CNN: Entertainment] The stories of Johnny Cash

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Newsmakers 2013

14:18 [Fox News: politics] School official urging armed teachers faces recall

14:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections and Clarifications -- December 31, 2013

14:19 [Disinformation] Fired For Refusing Flu Vaccine

14:19 [] Under Attack: Second Bombing in Two Days Rocks Russian City

14:20 [Financial Times] Chinese local government debt soars

14:21 [Voice of America] Reporters' Committee Says Middle East Remains Most Dangerous Region

14:23 [Good] How To Start A Pet Rescue Organization

14:24 [CNN] World waits on Schumacher fate

14:24 [CNN] 7 chic hair and makeup ideas for New Year's Eve

14:24 [The Hindu - News] For adults only

14:24 [Reuters] Clashes erupt as Iraq police move on Sunni protest camp

14:26 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan lays foundation stone for cancer hospital in Punjab

14:27 [CNN: Living] Guess what this old gas station became?

14:27 [CNN: Living] New Year's Eve hair, makeup

14:27 [CNN: Money] France's 75% 'millionaire tax' to become law

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Shot Cuts: Triangular love story

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Epic reboot

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Riot victims struggle to rebuild homes

14:28 [Deutsche Welle] 'Forty killed' in Democratic Republic of Congo uprising

14:29 [zero hedge] Volgograd Rocked By Second Suicide Bombing In 24 Hours, 14 Killed

14:29 [zero hedge] Austerity Isn't Negative - It's Essential To Good Planning And Decision-Making

14:29 [Reuters] Egypt likely to change roadmap, hold presidential vote first-sources

14:29 [Voice of America] Deadline to Remove Syria's Chemical Weapons May Pass

14:31 [Slate Magazine] Are Hobbits Human?

14:31 [Telegraph] At least 14 killed in latest bomb attack to strike Russian city of Volgograd

14:31 [Telegraph] Berlusconi's step-dog joins Italian campaign against illegal New Year fireworks

14:31 [Telegraph] Wind farms handed £5 million to switch off turbines as storms batter UK over festive period

14:34 [CNN] Make a new kind of New Year's resolution

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Bird flew

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Shot Cuts: Triangular love story

14:36 [CNN] Kisses, champagne and crackers: Your lavish New Year's Eve parties

14:36 [CNN: Money] China's local debt explosion

14:36 [New Statesman] Bashar Al Assad: an intimate profile of a mass murderer

14:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: NYPD Cites Mosaic Theory, Favored By FBI And NSA, To Deny Access To Budget Records

14:38 [The Hindu - News] I, Me, Selfie!

14:38 [The Hindu - News] A tale of five brothers

14:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Potential Presidential Candidates Already Gearing Up For 2016 Election

14:43 [The Independent] Chinese officials banned from smoking in public as Beijing moves to curb dirty habits

14:43 [The Independent] Man arrested over ‘barbaric shooting’ of deer with crossbow

14:44 [The Hindu - News] As different as it gets

14:45 [CNET News] How much would you pay for a 110-inch Ultra HDTV?

14:46 [CNN: Health] Make a new kind of New Year's resolution

14:46 [CNN: Health] When 'life support' is 'death support'

14:46 [CNN: Health] A new kind of New Year's resolution

14:47 [Telegraph] Syrian refugees SHOULD be allowed in to the UK, says minister, in defiance of Number 10

14:47 [Telegraph] US news anchor reveals same-sex relationship on Facebook

14:47 [Telegraph] Eye reflections in photos could catch child abusers

14:48 [The Hindu - News] Naga tribal siege forces insurgents to flee

14:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama's Failed Islamist Outreach

14:50 [Raw Story] British doctors start prescribing books to help treat depression, anxiety and other disorders

14:51 [CNN: Health] Knee surgery not helpful

14:51 [Voice of America] DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed Attackers

14:52 [The Hindu - News] Egypt sentences 139 pro-Morsy protesters

14:54 [The Hindu - News] It is a tie

14:58 [Deutsche Welle] China releases results of local government debt audit

14:58 [The Hindu - News] Oops… I did it again

14:59 [zero hedge] Key Events In The Coming Week

14:59 [The Independent] Second bombing hits southern Russian city

14:59 [The Independent] Germany: Trekking with lamas in Alps

14:59 [The Independent] Germany: Trekking with lamas

14:59 [The Independent] Video: Miracle baby born in Brazil flood aftermath

15:00 [BBC: Technology] Cash machines robbed with USB sticks

15:01 [Fin24 News] SA records R770m trade surplus

15:03 [Slashdot] The Rise of Hoax News

15:03 [NPR] Third Icebreaker Fails To Reach Stranded Ship In Antarctic

15:03 [CNET News] What to expect in 2014? Eric Schmidt fills us in

15:04 [Disinformation] The Failed Smell Concert Of Sadakichi Hartmann

15:06 [Financial Times] Spain to overhaul state pensions

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Thank you for the music

15:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Creamer: Fourteen 2014 New Years Resolutions for Progressives - and One for Every Year

15:08 [Truthout] Mikhail

15:08 [Fox News: politics] Ayatollah tirade tops center's list of biggest anti-Semitic slurs of 2013

15:10 [Raw Story] Mike Huckabee was creeped out by woman facing discrimination over breast size

15:10 [Raw Story] At least 15 Palestinians have starved to death in Syrian refugee camp

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Modi forgetting modern history too: Sandeep Dikshit

15:11 [CNN: Money] U.S. housing markets to watch in 2014

15:11 [CNN: Money] 5 biggest housing comebacks of 2013

15:11 [CNN: Money] The rise of the Tweezerman

15:11 [CNN: Money] 10 most anticipated video games of 2014

15:12 [CNET News] Samsung chip advance paves way for phones with 4GB memory

15:15 [The Independent] Beck sued for trashing Inglorious Basterds actor Til Schweiger’s home

15:15 [Raw Story] Russia on alert after second deadly suicide bombing destroys trolley packed with people

15:19 [Fox News] Remote escapes for 2014

15:19 [Fox News] Amazing African adventure tips

15:19 [Fox News] Swayze's widow moving on

15:19 [Fox News] Kellie's patriotic Christmas

15:19 [Fox News] Food doctors won't eat

15:19 [Fox News] Life found miles beneath earth

15:19 [Fox News] Stars' awful mug shots

15:19 [Fox News] Gordon fights whooping cough

15:19 [Fox News] 4 classic car money pits

15:19 [Fox News] Tips for safe winter driving

15:19 [Fox News] Robin Roberts talks sexuality

15:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Former Mayor Injured, Husband Killed By Family Dog

15:19 [Telegraph] UK weather in pics: Strong winds and heavy rain cause disruption and flooding

15:19 [Telegraph] Duct tape helps paralysed woman fulfil surfing dreams

15:19 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Roberts: We wanted to impress Streep

15:20 [] Homeless Japanese Being 'Recruited' To Clean Up Fukushima Disaster /sites/

15:20 [CNN: Money] Crocs shares spike on Blackstone investment

15:20 [CNN: Money] How to live like a millionaire

15:22 [Voice of America] Reuters: Museveni Threatens S. Sudan Rebel Leader with 'Defeat'

15:23 [Truthout] The Pope and Capitalism

15:24 [Guardian] Two men charged with racial abuse of former footballer Andy Cole

15:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Afghanistan War Poll Shows Support Falling To Below Iraq, Vietnam Levels

15:28 [Voice of America] Second Blast in Russian City Kills Another 14

15:29 [zero hedge] The US Dollar Is Dumping Again...

15:29 [zero hedge] Record ECB Bond Sterilization Failure

15:30 [The Independent] Landscaper collects half a million pound winnings from lottery ticket he found on the floor

15:30 [Fox News: politics] Incoming Boston mayor, police clash over AR-15 proposal

15:30 [Raw Story] Thousands evacuated in El Salvador as Chaparrastique volcano spews ashes

15:33 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Living with double mastectomy

15:33 [Telegraph] Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia 'under house arrest'

15:34 [Voice of America] DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed Attackers

15:34 [Reuters] Heavy weapons fire breaks out in Central African Republic's capital

15:34 [CNN] Airlift may evacuate most from ship stranded in frozen Antarctic seas

15:35 [Raw Story] Thousands evacuated in El Salvador as Chaparrastique volcano spews ash

15:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: France Cleared To Impose Unbelievably High Tax On The Rich

15:37 [CNET News] Why Google Glass is the most personal tech you'll never own

15:39 [CNN: Money] Crocs shares spike on Blackstone stake

15:40 [CNN] Maria Sharapova reveals 'goosebumps' after comeback victory

15:41 [Fox News: politics] Uncertainty awaits ObamaCare enrollees

15:43 [zero hedge] Art Cashin's Poetic 2013 Summary

15:43 [zero hedge] Twitter (Re)Enters Bear Market

15:43 [CNET News] Apple's Siri could one day find your photos via your voice

15:45 [] As India Takes on Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Corporations are in a Tizzy /sites/

15:45 [Fox News] Russia rocked by second explosion in 2 days- Suicide attack kills at least 17 at train station

15:45 [Fox News] Dems eye minimum wage increase as issue in 2014- FOX NEWS FIRST: Uncertainty awaits ObamaCare enrollees

15:45 [Fox News] Woman allegedly tried to poison kids on Christmas

15:45 [Fox News] Cruz closes high-profile year by defending efforts to gut ObamaCare

15:45 [Fox News] Egypt sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters

15:45 [Fox News] Animal shelter worker charged in cruelty case- Soldier brings his furry friend home for the holidays

15:45 [Fox News] 2 arrested in Christmas murder of pregnant teen

15:45 [Fox News] Paralyzed vet chooses life, changes mind about suicide

15:45 [Fox News] Doctor says former F1 champion Schumacher is 'fighting for his life,' still in critical condition- Deadline to remove Calif. teen from life support looms

15:45 [Fox News] Suspected bank robber who fatally shot police officer was arrested in 2010 for online threats against Obama

15:45 [Fox News] 2 hikers rescued after avalanche on NH's Mt. Washington

15:46 [The Independent] Man ‘high on meth fights off 15 police officers while masturbating in public’

15:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: Gay In Utah: Hostility, Acceptance, Part Of Life

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Andhra leaders make beeline to meet President over bifurcation

15:47 [The Hindu - News] SP ministers caught on camera slapping boy

15:48 [Slashdot] Brain Function "Boosted For Days After Reading a Novel"

15:48 [Guardian] Nigel Farage rows back on call to grant asylum to Syrian refugees

15:48 [Guardian] Prince William to become a full-time student on agriculture course

15:48 [Deutsche Welle] #Getwellsoon Schumi!

15:48 [Pravda] Terrorists declare war on Russia. Will Russia respond?

15:49 [Truthout] The Bitter Reality for Farmworkers

15:50 [] Homeless Japanese Being 'Recruited' To Clean Up Fukushima Disaster /sites/

15:50 [] As India Takes on Pharmaceutical Industry, Corporations Are In a Tizzy /sites/

15:51 [CNN: Crime] Where is missing doctor?

15:51 [CNN] Michael Schumacher accident a 'rare event' in high-risk sport

15:55 [CNN: Living] Guess what this old gas station became

15:58 [Voice of America] DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed Attackers

15:58 [Financial Times] Latvia sees euro as shield against Russia

16:00 [CNN: Living] Fill up at these revamped restaurants

16:00 [Financial Times] Chinese local debt soars to near $3tn

16:01 [The Independent] Egyptian court sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters to 2-year prison terms

16:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Visser: Environmental Events Of The Year: 2013 Was One For The Record Books (PHOTOS)

16:04 [The Hindu - News] Farooq Shaikh buried in Mumbai

16:05 [Telegraph] Attempts to free Russian ship trapped in Antarctica continue

16:05 [Telegraph] Fresh anger over Palestinian prisoner releases

16:08 [The Hindu - News] RTE not inclusive for disabled

16:08 [The Hindu - News] Naxal attack: Cong leaders want NIA report to be made public

16:08 [NPR] NFL Firings Begin: Browns, Vikings, Redskins Ax Coaches

16:12 [Voice of America] S. Sudan Forces Warned to Comply with Ceasefire

16:12 [Infoshop] Baltimore: Pollution-weary students stage a march to protest incinerator

16:13 [zero hedge] BeHoLD THe GRiM MaRKeT ReaPeR...

16:13 [zero hedge] Pending Home Sales Plunge At Fastest Pace Since April 2011

16:13 [The Nation] How Bill de Blasio Changed the Conversation About Education

16:13 [The Nation] Will New York City Lead the Way on Pre-K?

16:13 [The Nation] Ten Lessons for New York City From Los Angeles

16:13 [The Nation] It’s Time to Close New York’s School-to-Prison Pipeline

16:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eric Zuesse: Economic Opportunity Is Lowest In The Former Slave States

16:16 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The When You’re a Jet Edition

16:17 [The Independent] Green Wednesday: Colorado prepares for over the counter sale of recreational marijuana

16:17 [Fox News] British government will reportedly declassify Bush-Blair discussions from Iraq War run-up

16:17 [Fox News] California counties in push to withdraw from the state

16:17 [Fox News] Health law to put calorie info on vending machines

16:17 [Fox News] Report claims NSA unit can hack, bug computers

16:17 [Fox News] China says Japan PM not welcome after war shrine visit

16:17 [Infoshop] Malaysia’s Indigenous People Intensify Anti-Dam Battle

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Roundtable: Justice in 2013

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Crimes and trials of 2013

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Shot Santa speaks out

16:18 [CNN: Crime] 'Affluenza' teen could still face jail

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Bus brawl caught on camera

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Most bizarre robbery ever?

16:18 [CNN: Crime] 2013: Captivating trials

16:18 [CNN: Crime] Couple sues website after they're fined for bad review

16:18 [CNN: Living] Defending against fat prejudice

16:18 [Deutsche Welle] Russia's Gazprom logs record supplies to Europe

16:18 [Guardian] Volgograd hit by second suicide bomb attack in 24 hours

16:18 [The Nation] The Zeitgeist Tracked Down Bill de Blasio

16:20 [CNET News] Apple 12 Days app offers 'Hugo' or 'Home Alone' for free

16:20 [CNET News] Samsung, Apple in talks for patent deal, report says

16:20 [CNN: Money] Tim Cook docks himself $4 million pay

16:21 [Telegraph] 'Living statue' chases and threatens tourist in Rome

16:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Far You Can Travel From New York City in a Day

16:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Monday, 12/30

16:24 [The Hindu - News] Make Hyderabad UT: Seelam

16:28 [Big Think] The Ubiquitous Celebration of New Year's Day. It's Really About Surviving

16:28 [CNN: Living] Combating fat prejudice

16:30 [Voice of America] Darfur Rebels Warned to Stay out of South Sudan Conflict

16:31 [CNN] Second bombing in two days hits Russia ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

16:31 [Fox News: politics] Politico editor: Article claiming conflict of interest 'totally unfair'

16:32 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Running out the clock on 2013

16:32 [The Independent] Third attempt to rescue ice-bound Antarctic ship fails

16:33 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 30, 2013

16:33 [] Democracy Now!: Orwellian or a Blunt Tool?: Conflicting Rulings on NSA Spying Set Up Likely Supreme Court Showdown

16:33 [] Democracy Now!: Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can "Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make"

16:33 [] Democracy Now!: Jobless Benefits Cut For 1.3 Million, Despite Highest Long-term Unemployment Since World War II

16:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pearl Korn: While Obamacare Enrollment Continues to Lag, Labor Builds Support for Expanded and Improved Medicare for All

16:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Schneider: Polar Politics

16:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Ted Cruz: Rick Perry Has Been 'Terrific'

16:35 [Truthout] Centrists Have No Right to Lecture Anyone on Growth

16:35 [Raw Story] Gay student on Phil Robertson’s comments: ‘He made me feel unsafe in my own home’

16:35 [Telegraph] Duke of Cambridge to study agriculture at Cambridge University

16:35 [Telegraph] Kinshasa on edge as attempted coup put down in Democratic Republic of Congo

16:36 [CNN] Opinion: 2014, a make-or-break year for legal pot

16:38 [NPR] GOP Crafts New Rules To Shorten 2016 Primary Season

16:38 [Deutsche Welle] Iran, P5+1 hold last rounds of nuclear agreement talks for the year

16:38 [Deutsche Welle] Michael Schumacher's love of the limit

16:40 [CNN: Money] Icahn vs. Ackman and other big feuds

16:40 [Raw Story] Glenn Greenwald: A technological battle is being fought over the future of the Internet

16:42 [zero hedge] Americans React To End Of Jobless Benefits: “I Just Don’t Know What To Do, Except Pray”

16:43 [BBC: Also in the news] Taiwan police in long hair row

16:44 [Slashdot] Inside Piston-Powered Nuclear Fusion Company General Fusion

16:45 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Supreme Court Logic That Could Destroy Privacy in America

16:45 [The Progressive] The Top 15 Victories for Progressives in 2013

16:47 [Fox News] CHILLING PRELUDE? Russia bombings signal start of terror run, experts say /i/redes/icon-video.gif

16:47 [Fox News] NO RIFLES FOR COPS?Boston mayor-elect, police clash over AR-15 proposal

16:47 [Fox News] WORST OF 2013Ayatollah tirade tops listof most anti-Semitic slurs

16:47 [Fox News] 'THE REAL DEAL''Duck' patriarch 'crude,' but has a good heart, son says /i/redes/icon-video.gif

16:48 [Fox News] Sources in Benghazi challenge NYT report- VIDEO: Benghazi witnesses outraged

16:48 [Fox News] Dems eye minimum wage increase as issue in 2014

16:48 [The Independent] Seized receipts reveal al-Qaida's meticulous book-keeping

16:48 [The Independent] ‘Great white shark’ photobombs two boys surfing in California as mother looks on

16:48 [The Independent] Taylor Swift named most charitable celebrity 2013

16:48 [The Independent] Rapper Doe B dead after shooting in Alabama

16:49 [CNN: Money] A look back at the biggest business feuds

16:49 [CNN: Money] Crocs gets $200 million from Blackstone

16:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Rudolph: Which TV Shows Does Obama Binge Watch?

16:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Jobless Benefits Halt May Be Key Issue In Midterms

16:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Louise Slaughter: The House GOP's Holiday Gift to the Unemployed

16:50 [Truthout] US Rushes Weapons to Iraq Amidst Bloody Sectarian Conflict Set Off by 2003 Invasion

16:50 [Raw Story] Fox mocks plus-sized Barbie, then rips Obama for soda calorie disclosure minutes later

16:50 [Raw Story] Wells Fargo reaches $591 million settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage securities

16:52 [Telegraph] Michael Gove criticises 'disconnected' history lessons

16:53 [Deutsche Welle] Women in Saudi Arabia are caught in a system of gender apartheid

16:53 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

16:56 [Guardian] UK braced for further floods as storms sweep in from Atlantic

16:59 [CNN: Money] Biggest business feuds of 2013

17:00 [CNN: Health] Calorie count at the vending machine

17:00 [Truthout] Ikea Isn't Only Furnishing Your Bedroom, It's Watching You There

17:00 [Raw Story] Pakistan appoints first female judge to sharia court

17:01 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

17:01 [Slate Magazine] Why Is No Among a Child's First Words?

17:02 [CNN] Second bombing hits Russia as Sochi Olympics near

17:03 [Financial Times] Athens and Berlin condemn gun attack

17:03 [Deutsche Welle] Mikhail Khodorkovsky granted temporary Swiss visa

17:03 [Deutsche Welle] Tensions mount over Thai election and reform

17:03 [The Independent] India: A devastating fire at a residential area of Srinagar

17:03 [The Independent] India: Devastating fire in Srinagar

17:03 [The Independent] India: Fire in Srinagar devastates residential area

17:03 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher and I: Kevin Garside recalls the skiing trip when he met the surprisingly shy and unfailingly polite man, not the natural born racer

17:03 [The Independent] India: Fire in Srinagar devastates residential houses

17:03 [The Independent] Fire in Srinagar devastates residential houses

17:03 [The Independent] BBC computer server hacked by Russian cyber criminal

17:04 [Voice of America] Violence in Kinshasa

17:04 [Reuters] Uganda says region ready to take on, defeat S. Sudan rebel leader

17:04 [Disinformation] Coincidence Control Network: Episode 56

17:05 [Financial Times] Chinese local debt rises to near $3tn

17:05 [The Hindu - Opinion] With great power comes greater responsibility and even greater scepticism

17:08 [Telegraph] Michael Schumacher in pictures: Life and career of Formula One champion

17:08 [Telegraph] British regulator warns Indian drug companies after data scandal

17:08 [Telegraph] Fresh warnings of floods and gale-force winds for New Year's Eve

17:08 [NPR] Harold Simmons, Billionaire, Philanthropist, GOP Donor, Dies

17:08 [Deutsche Welle] Violence rocks DR Congo capital, scores killed

17:09 [CNN: Health] Vending machine calorie counts

17:10 [The Progressive] Bush and Blair's Iraq War Talks to be Released

17:12 [Voice of America] DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed Attackers

17:13 [Fin24 News] E-tolls defiance campaign growing - Outa

17:15 [Truthout] Orwellian or a Blunt Tool?: Conflicting Rulings on NSA Spying Set Up Likely Supreme Court Showdown

17:19 [The Independent] India: A devastating fire at a residential area

17:19 [CNET News] Hacker tried to sell access to BBC server -- report

17:20 [Raw Story] Egyptian secret police round up Al Jazeera journalists over ‘domestic security’ concerns

17:20 [Raw Story] Iran resumes talks with world powers over its nuclear program

17:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: Teachers Find Home Visits Help In The Classroom

17:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Palumbo-Liu: Dear Mr. President: In Response to Responses to the ASA Boycott

17:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Drone Testing Sites Announced In Six States

17:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New Hampshire House To Vote On Legalizing Up To 1 Ounce Of Marijuana

17:22 [Voice of America] Study: To Attract Female, Sing On-Key

17:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] An Ethics for the Future of Genetic Testing

17:23 [CNET News] A non-Windows OS? Microsoft drops clues

17:23 [Slashdot] Hacker Took Over BBC Server, Tried To Sell Access On Christmas Day

17:24 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain jails five for 15 years for bomb attacks - agency

17:26 [Truthout] Indian High Court Criminalizes Homosexuality

17:27 [Infoshop] Introducing The Torch Network; An Antifascist Network

17:27 [The Hindu - News] Fresh Snowden papers show NSA pirated underwater cable

17:28 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: 2014 to be a make-or-break year for legal pot

17:29 [Mother Jones] As 2013 Comes to an End, Obamacare Starting to Look Pretty Healthy

17:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Faculty Protest Reforms They Say Create 'Walmarts Of Higher Education'

17:34 [CNN: Money] Spanish business survival plan: Go abroad

17:34 [CNN] Report: Tunisian Islamist leader captured in Libya

17:35 [The Independent] Sticky situation: Thieves steal beehive

17:35 [The Independent] Thai police protest treatment - at the hands of anti-government demonstrators

17:35 [The Hindu - News] For China’s Princelings, Red legacy is strength and weakness

17:36 [CNET News] The 404 Throwback: Episode 897 from 9/6/11

17:36 [Slate Magazine] Get Your Stadiums Out of Our Churches

17:39 [AlterNet] Elizabeth Warren: Every American Has the Right to Retire with Dignity—Why We Must Expand Social Security

17:39 [AlterNet] Noam Chomsky: The Richest Countries Are Racing Us Towards Disaster While 'Primitive' Societies Are Trying to Stop It

17:39 [AlterNet] I Worked on the US Drone Program -- the Public Should Know What Really Goes on

17:39 [AlterNet] Number of Black-Owned TV Stations Plummets to... Zero

17:39 [AlterNet] 3 Shocking Ways Inequality Keeps Getting Worse in America

17:39 [AlterNet] 6 of the Most Offensive Jokes of 2013

17:39 [AlterNet] 10 Big Wins For Public Education in 2013

17:39 [AlterNet] Krugman Declares Victory Over 'Fiscal Scolds' Obsessed with Slashing Spending

17:39 [AlterNet] Federal Obamacare Enrollments Soar Past One Million Through Christmas Eve

17:39 [AlterNet] Homeless People Recruited for Dangerous Fukushima Clean-Up Are then Underpaid and Exploited

17:39 [AlterNet] I Worked on the U.S. Drone Program—Here's What Really Happens

17:41 [The Hindu - News] Eight shot dead in Xinjiang

17:42 [zero hedge] Yellen Draghi Carney Wrecking Ball Cometh ... Prepare

17:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The End Of Pretend

17:43 [NPR] VIDEO: Volcano Erupts In El Salvador, Ash And Gas Soar

17:43 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan ends 2013 on a positive note

17:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bennet Kelley: President Obama's Freedom Agenda and the Road to Redemption in 2014

17:45 [The Atlantic: National] The Navy Fraud Scandal That Just Won’t Go Away

17:46 [Truthout] Malign Confusion About Growth, Economic Growth or "Degrowth": Which Way Forward? – Parts Two and Three

17:48 [CNET News] Google's Picasa software backs up photos from PCs to Google+

17:48 [Guardian] Children 'beheaded and mutilated' in Central African Republic, says Unicef

17:50 [The Progressive] Afghanistan's Children Beg for Change in the New Year

17:50 [The Independent] Could symmetrical knees be the secret to Usain Bolt's success? A new study seems to think so

17:50 [The Independent] Pope Francis 'shocked' by gay adoption says Bishop of Malta

17:50 [Raw Story] Pope Francis encouraged bishop to speak out against same-sex adoption

17:50 [Raw Story] Police: Arizona mother poisons her four kids and stabs ex-husband on Christmas day

17:52 [The Atlantic: Technology] NASA's Next Rover May Be This Crazy Walking Sphere

17:52 [The Atlantic: Technology] Our Most Popular Tech Stories of 2013

17:54 [The Hindu - News] 14 killed, 30 injured in second suicide attack in Russia

17:54 [Guardian] Prince William to study agriculture at Cambridge University

17:55 [Fox News: politics] Drones, placentas and transgender students: New laws in 2014 cover much ground

17:58 [CNN: Health] Healthy kids resolutions

18:01 [Guardian] Congo TV talkshow stormed by armed intruders

18:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: Bloomberg Spent $650 Million Of His Own Money As Mayor Of New York City

18:04 [CNN] Last chance to stream 'Titanic,' 'Top Gun' on Netflix

18:05 [Truthdig] A&E Worship

18:07 [Truthout] Drone Use Soars in Latin America, Remains Widely Unregulated

18:08 [Slashdot] Former CIA/NSA Head: NSA Is "Infinitely" Weaker As a Result of Snowden's Leaks

18:09 [BBC: Technology] US announces six drone test sites

18:10 [CNN] 10 travel wishes for 2014

18:11 [Slate Magazine] Australia's Sharks Are Tweeting When They're Near a Beach

18:12 [Truthout] Fifty Is the New 65: Older Americans Are Getting Booted From Their Jobs - and Denied New Opportunities

18:12 [CNN: Entertainment] Robin Roberts comes out as gay

18:12 [zero hedge] Meet The Minimum-Wage Homeless Who Are "Cleaning Up" Fukushima (For The Yakuza)

18:14 [CNN: Money] How we started Rent the Runway

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: Valerie Salembier, NYPD Commissioner Appointed By Ray Kelly, Runs Unregistered Charity

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Barbara Harman: Season of Getting, Season of Giving

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Democrats Seek To Use Unproductive Congress Against Republicans In 2014 Elections

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mary Kay Henry: In 2013, Low-Wage Workers' Frustration Led to Action; 2014 Will Be a Year of Change

18:17 [Fox News] Sources in Benghazi challenge NYT report- OPINION: After Benghazi, NSA scandals, could 2014 bring course correction for Team Obama? Don't bet on it

18:17 [Fox News] Fort Hood shooter Hasan requested Bible in prison

18:18 [Voice of America] VOA News: Study: To Attract Female, Sing On-Key

18:20 [The Progressive] Our Real Problem: Too Few Control America's Money

18:22 [The Independent] Brian May reveals he is undergoing 'urgent' tests for cancer

18:22 [The Independent] Sao Paulo: Thousands of balloons released to celebrate the New Year

18:22 [The Independent] House of Flying Daggers director Zhang Yimou faces fine for having 'too many children'

18:22 [The Independent] Sao Paulo: Members of Commerce Association release thousands of balloons to celebrate the New Year

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: California Congressman Files For Reelection In Wrong District

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jaweed Kaleem: Surprising Number Of Americans Still Don't Believe In Evolution

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: The GOP's Biggest Rebranding Failures Of 2013

18:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Official Who Oversaw Health Law's Rollout Is Retiring

18:22 [Truthout] Chris Hedges | Overthrow the Speculators

18:22 [Voice of America] VOA News: Study: To Attract Female, Sing On-key

18:22 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] CAR: Civilians, Hospitals Affected by Extreme Violence in Bangui

18:22 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] People Displaced By Violence in South Sudan Face Threat of Disease

18:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] What A Hot Mobile Device from the 16th Century Tells Us About 2014

18:23 [Slashdot] World's First Cycle Trip To the South Pole Achieved

18:24 [Telegraph] Mount Etna erupts again sending smoke and lava into the air

18:24 [Telegraph] Jack Straw to pay official visit to Iran with British delegation

18:24 [CNN: Travel] 10 travel wishes for 2014

18:24 [CNET News] Nokia wins injunction against all HTC devices (in Germany)

18:24 [CNET News] Cthurkey waits dreaming on the dinner table

18:24 [The Hindu - News] Agree to ceasefire, Ugandan President tells South Sudan’s Machar

18:25 [Truthdig] 2013 ‘Will Mark Continued Rise of CO2?

18:25 [Raw Story] Doug Stanhope on raising money for atheist tornado survivor: I did it simply to be a prick

18:26 [CNN: Travel] Summer in December: Hot spots

18:27 [BBC: Science & Environment] Air rescue plan for ice-bound ship

18:29 [Mother Jones] Another 13 Years in Afghanistan? /files/blog_taliban.jpg

18:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Coates: New Year Reflections: The Character of the Task before Us

18:32 [Voice of America] Dorian Jones: Corruption Probe Pummels Turkish Economy

18:32 [Truthout] NYT Backs Off Its Syria-Sarin Analysis

18:34 [Disinformation] Trovants: Romania’s Incredible Growing ‘Rocks’

18:35 [Guardian] Northern Ireland parties win more time to agree Troubles deal

18:35 [CNN] Labor Day Fast Facts

18:37 [The Independent] 130-ft-deep sink-hole in Derbyshire caused by Christmas storms

18:37 [The Independent] Cameron accused of dropping support for garden cities for fear of a backlash from 'nimbys'

18:37 [The Independent] Enraged wife stabs husband with ceramic squirrel because he didn’t buy beer

18:37 [The Independent] RSPCA under fire after it recommended putting down rescued Bulgarian dog

18:38 [NPR] Test Sites Chosen For Commercial Drone Testing

18:40 [Truthdig] 2013 ‘Will Mark Continued Rise of CO2’

18:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Michelle Obama Congratulates Robin Roberts On Coming Out

18:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Cohn: Doctor Shortage Looming As Obamacare Rolls Out

18:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: 12/30/13-1/5/14 Pollster Open Thread

18:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Congress Letting 55 Tax Breaks Expire At Year's End

18:42 [zero hedge] How The NSA Hacks Your iPhone (Presenting DROPOUT JEEP)

18:44 [Fox News: politics] Health official who oversaw ObamaCare rollout to retire

18:44 [Fox News: politics] Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year end

18:45 [The Progressive] Republicans Are Betting on a Losing Strategy in 2014

18:47 [Reuters] Egypt likely to change roadmap, hold presidential vote first: sources

18:48 [Reuters: politics] U.S. health official who oversaw building Obamacare website to retire

18:48 [CNN] Rebuilding lives after the typhoon with microfinancing

18:48 [CNN] Islamic New Year Fast Facts

18:53 [Deutsche Welle] Ceasefire deadline approaches in South Sudan conflict

18:56 [CNN: Money] Your money resolutions for 2014

18:56 [Telegraph] Republican senator Ted Cruz says he wants to give up Canadian citizenship

18:56 [Telegraph] Civilians 'going without food' in South Sudan UN camp

18:57 [Guardian] Health charities encourage drinkers to abstain from alcohol in January

18:59 [CNET News] Apple snags New York Times Magazine design director

18:59 [CNET News] Mugger offered flip phone, says 'no thanks'

18:59 [CNET News] FAA picks six projects to tackle drone technology development

18:59 [Mother Jones] Ani DiFranco Wanted to Party at a Slave Plantation. Guess What Happened?

18:59 [CNN] South Sudan President: Africa should have helped

19:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrey Tolokonnikov: My Daughter Is Becoming a Professional Revolutionary

19:00 [CNN] New York state remains No.3 in population, Florida still gaining

19:02 [Voice of America] EU, UN Donors to Meet Jan 20 on CAR 'Tragedy'

19:03 [Slashdot] Intel Releases 5,000 Pages of Open-Source Haswell Documentation

19:03 [CNET News] Shark photobombs kids?

19:03 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher at critical stage in treatment for head injury

19:03 [straight] Most popular B.C. baby names of 2012: Ethan and Olivia /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_76174261.jpg

19:04 [Disinformation] Michael Pollan and the Intelligent Life of Plants

19:05 [AlterNet] Meet the Deadliest Fraternity: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Hazing Rituals Have Led to 9 Deaths

19:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Fewer Republicans Believe In Evolution Now Than In 2009

19:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Riddle: The Baffling Reaction to a Mindless Television Personality by Equally Mindless Political Leaders

19:09 [CNN] Al Jazeera demands Egypt release 4 journalists

19:09 [The Independent] 40 killed as Congo army repels attacks on the airport, a barracks and the state television HQ in Kinshasa

19:09 [The Independent] Lebanese army fires on Syrian helicopters ‘for violating airspace’

19:09 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan Navy arrests 18 Pamban fishermen

19:10 [Truthdig] Tobacco Deaths 2013

19:10 [Truthdig] Want a Faster Internet Connection? Try Any of 31 Other Countries

19:11 [Raw Story] Rabbi sued for severing baby’s penis during Pennsylvania synagogue circumcision ritual

19:11 [Raw Story] Tommy Chong on marijuana legalization: Everyone is waking up to the truth

19:11 [Slate Magazine] An Amazing Supermaterial That Could Be Used for Terminator-Style Robots

19:12 [Telegraph] Wind farms 'can wipe one-third off house prices', MP claims

19:14 [Financial Times] Second bomb raises Sochi attack fears

19:15 [CNET News] DIY spy: Make your own WWII Enigma Machine

19:15 [The Hindu - News] AAP delivers on water promise

19:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Supreme Court Bobbleheads Released To Honor Justices

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen issue: Uncertainty over meeting date

19:21 [The Atlantic: International] 12 Maps That Changed the World

19:22 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

19:24 [The Independent] Psychosis: The secret life of my family

19:24 [The Independent] France’s answer to Louis Farrakhan: How comedian Dieudonné was thrust into the spotlight by Nicolas Anelka's 'quenelle' goal celebration

19:24 [The Independent] Police called in to investigate after painkiller tablets are found in Tesco ice creams

19:25 [Pravda] Vladimir Vladimirovich and the Grey Lady

19:25 [Reuters: politics] New York Mayor-elect de Blasio names former teacher to lead schools

19:25 [CNN: Money] Federal workers get first raise in 3 years

19:25 [] War in Afghanistan Less Popular Than Wars in Iraq and Vietnam: Poll /sites/

19:26 [CNN] Russia Fast Facts

19:26 [Slashdot] USB Sticks Used In Robbery of ATMs

19:26 [Telegraph] Homes still without power as UK prepares for month of storms

19:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jamin Raskin: Scalia Predicted It: Equal Rights Means Equal Rights

19:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Braden Goyette: I Worked On The U.S. Drone Program. The Public Should Know What Really Goes On.

19:27 [Guardian] Two men charged over racial abuse of former footballer Andy Cole

19:28 [NPR] Report Details NSA's High-Tech Tricks For Snaring Data

19:28 [Truthout] A Jewish Atheist Responds to the Pope's Call for Peace

19:30 [Truthdig] Elite NSA ‘Hacking Unit’ Exposed

19:30 [AlterNet] Monsanto's Terrifying New Scheme: Massive Amounts of Data Collection

19:31 [Raw Story] Facebook still dominates social networking, despite the rise new platforms

19:34 [CNN] Colorado school shooting gunman entered through unlocked door

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Aadhaar enrolment drive extended by a month

19:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael A. Hardy: Gettin' Ready for 2014

19:36 [Slate Magazine] The NSA’s Metadata Program Is Perfectly Constitutional

19:37 [Guardian] Two men charged over alleged racial abuse of former footballer Andy Cole

19:37 [CNET News] Play Frogger, Asteroids free from your browser

19:40 [CNN] Why induced comas help injured brains

19:41 [Raw Story] Fox News analyst suggests extra-constitutional measures to protect Constitution from Obama

19:41 [CNN: Technology] 14 Kickstarter projects we're excited for in 2014

19:41 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

19:42 [straight] Uncle Vanya realizes some of its potential /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Vanya2_2401_0.jpg

19:42 [CNN: Health] Why induced comas help injured brains

19:42 [Voice of America] Second Blast in Russian City Kills Another 14

19:43 [Deutsche Welle] Russian authorities criticized after new attack

19:44 [CNN: Technology] Top science stories of 2013

19:45 [CNN] Jahi McMath still on life support as deadline looms

19:45 [CNN] Why some Catholics still think Obama is the master of deception

19:45 [CNN] An American-made solution to furnishing small spaces

19:45 [Fox News] Christmas angel saves granddad

19:45 [Fox News] Fly first class cheaper

19:45 [zero hedge] Shots Fired At German Ambassador's Home In Athens

19:45 [] Greenwald: NSA Stories Also Reveal Perilous State of Mainstream Journalism /sites/

19:47 [CNN: Money] The surge-pricing fiasco is great for Uber

19:48 [CNET News] Twitter beware -- Instagram's the really hot property

19:50 [CNN: Health] Teen still on life support as deadline looms

19:50 [The Progressive] Welcome to Fracking Central: Breathe at Your Own Risk

19:54 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Christians, Muslims Clash in Central African Republic

19:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dr. Robert T. Fraley: The Future of Agriculture Requires Dialogue

19:56 [Raw Story] Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space

19:56 [CBC: politics] West wants in on Quebec's coffee whitener market

20:00 [] From the Sky to the Land, Pollution's Toxic Toll on China /sites/

20:02 [The Hindu - News] ‘Fandry is really my own story’

20:02 [The Hindu - News] An issued not to be hushed…

20:02 [The Hindu - News] CCTV cameras, police to keep an eye on revellers

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Home and farmhouse parties in vogue on New Year’s

20:02 [The Hindu - News] ‘State committed to ensuring safety’

20:03 [Financial Times] Max and Dave’s tax-writing show falls flat

20:03 [NPR] Al-Qaida's Receipts: From 60-Cent Cake To A $6,800 Workshop

20:03 [NPR] Official In Charge Of Creating Steps Down

20:04 [Disinformation] One Hundred Year-Old Photo Negatives Discovered in Antarctic

20:05 [Reuters] Congo's army repels attacks in Kinshasa, dozens killed

20:05 [Reuters] Four killed in Christian-Muslim clashes in Central African Republic's capital

20:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jillian Berman: Government Health Programs Save Everyone Money: Study

20:10 [Reuters: politics] Official who oversaw building of Obamacare website retires

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Bodies of all Nanded Express accident victims identified

20:13 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Offers Security Help for Sochi Olympics

20:13 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Effective, Reasonably Priced Conferencing Speech-to-Text?

20:14 [straight] Ross Urquhart: Two ways to improve the Canada Pension Plan /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_138057101.jpg

20:14 [Doctors Without Borders] South Sudan: Aid Urgently Needed for 70,000 Displaced by Fighting in Jonglei State

20:14 [AlterNet] WATCH: How NAFTA Drove Mexicans Into Poverty And Sparked the Zapatista Revolt

20:15 [zero hedge] Presenting The Definition Of Irony

20:16 [Raw Story] Say farewell to an iconic symbol of nomadic hippydom: The Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi van

20:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] Turbulent days in South Sudan

20:17 [Guardian] Volgograd in lockdown after second suicide bomb attack in 24 hours

20:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Cautious report card

20:21 [Fox News] Leader of ship trapped in Antarctica: We're 'stuck in our own experiment' /i/redes/icon-video.gif

20:21 [Fox News] 40,000 NEW LAWS2014 rings in changes for drones, wages, placenta

20:21 [Fox News] HUMAN REMAINS FOUNDPolice make discovery in hunt for missing women

20:21 [Fox News] 'EMOTIONALLY DIFFICULT'Widow rips Beyonce over Challenger clip in song

20:21 [Fox News] EYE SPY A CRIMINAL?Pupil reflections in photos could help solve crimes

20:22 [Reuters] Wells Fargo agrees to $541 million loan settlement

20:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] What You Need to Know about the Third-Party Doctrine

20:23 [Deutsche Welle] Iraqi MPs resign following clearance of Sunni protest camp

20:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Federal Judge Scolds Government For Withholding Documents On Immigrant Detentions

20:27 [AlterNet] Politico's List of 53 'Journalists to Watch in 2014' Doesn't Have a Single Person of Color—Wonder Why?

20:27 [AlterNet] AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen on Rand Paul's Advice to the Unemployed

20:27 [zero hedge] Daniel Hannan Crushes The Euro-Enthusiasts' Contempt For The Masses

20:29 [Voice of America] VOA News: EU, UN Donors Meet in January on CAR 'Tragedy'

20:29 [The Hindu - Opinion] Cloud intelligence

20:30 [Truthdig] Big Taxes Coming to France

20:33 [The Hindu - Opinion] China and reforms

20:33 [The Hindu - Opinion] Modi’s blog

20:33 [The Hindu - News] Plans to free Wakf lands from encroachers

20:33 [Reuters] Fighting erupts as Iraq police break up Sunni protest camp

20:33 [Fox News: politics] Businesses brace for 'serious cuts' as city enacts highest-in-nation $15 minimum wage

20:35 [The Hindu - News] Government launches app for Telugu SMS service

20:36 [Raw Story] Why Are Republicans Rejecting Basic Biology Even More?

20:38 [Financial Times] Fears after key China debt level soars 70%

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Timber depot goes up in flames

20:39 [The Hindu - News] No nod for events without CC cameras

20:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Pride and parampara

20:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Governance in Delhi

20:43 [The Hindu - News] ‘MGNREGS funds worth Rs. 146 crore swindled’

20:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Michael Grimm: Sochi Olympics Could Become 'Nightmare Like Benghazi'

20:45 [The Hindu - Opinion] Rail travel

20:46 [Guardian] Missing teenager Adam Pickup's body found, say Manchester police

20:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Moye: Nidal Hasan, Fort Hood Shooter, Requests Bible, Cheese Source From Jailers

20:51 [Raw Story] Jamie Dimon’s daughter falsely uses Mideast photo to smear Flint, MI as ‘apocalyptic’

20:51 [Raw Story] Puff, puff, pass: Young dolphins deliberately chew puffer fish to get high with each other

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Railways ill-equipped to tackle fires

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Metro Nagole depot energising to commence from February

20:52 [Fox News: politics] Calif. church battling county to keep up 'Support Our Troops' billboard

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Design of coaches not passenger-friendly

20:53 [The Hindu - News] GHMC to take up road development project

20:53 [Anarchist news] An Anarchist Guide to Gold

20:56 [zero hedge] Day After Saudi Arabia Gives Record $3 Billion To Lebanese Army, Lebanese Troops Fire At Syrian Warplanes

20:56 [zero hedge] Obamacare Rollout COO Retires "After 41 Years Of Outstanding Public Service"

20:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] Taxi driver stabbed 10 times

20:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bruised but not battered: all is forgiven over a red

20:57 [straight] Video: How Harry Houdini died (in slow motion) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/QJ9lNRAjTQM.jpg

20:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

20:59 [Slashdot] The Startling Array of Hacking Tools In NSA's Armory

21:01 [The Hindu - Opinion] Deliberateness and spontaneity in violence

21:01 [CNN: Money] Tech predictions for 2014: IPOs, wearables, and culture wars

21:01 [CNN: Money] Corporate holiday charity? All part of the PR plan

21:01 [CNN: Money] The hazy business of treating your hangover

21:03 [CNN] IOC president Thoma Bach condemns 'despicable' attacks in Volgograd

21:03 [CNET News] LG HomeChat lets you SMS with your appliances

21:04 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh Opposition calls blockade

21:05 [The Hindu - Opinion] The methodology

21:06 [Reuters] Uganda says region ready to take on, defeat South Sudan rebel leader

21:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] Victims of climate change can now make the West pay

21:09 [CNN] 2013 record breaking year at the box office

21:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: An Interview With Sam Dalton, Now In His Seventh Decade Of Criminal Defense Law

21:10 [Pravda] Terrorists in Syria play soccer with heads of civilians

21:14 [Guardian] Alistair Burt reveals anger over Syria vote at Westminster

21:14 [CNET News] The XCAR review of 2013: May

21:14 [CNET News] The 404 Throwback: Episode 1,001 from 2/27/12

21:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] Verbiage for the garbage

21:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] Peace, not war, on the Indus

21:15 [Telegraph] Kirstie Allsopp says Christmas storm victims 'spoilt' for getting compensation

21:16 [Raw Story] U.S. offers to help Russia with Olympic security following deadly suicide bombings

21:16 [The Hindu - News] US to proceed with proseuction of Khobragade

21:16 [CNN] Opinion: Why some Catholics think Obama is master of deception

21:17 [CNN] Out of jobs, out of benefits, out of luck

21:17 [straight] Mark Lewis's short films reshape narrative conventions /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_VisART_Lewis_2402.jpg

21:17 [Slashdot] Safeway Suspends Worker For Sci-Fi Parody of His Firing

21:18 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher doctors fighting 'hour by hour' to save former F1 driver

21:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sharda Sekaran: Five of 2013's Most Enraging Moments in Drug War Racism

21:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Eleanor Holmes Norton Blames GOP Repeal Attempts For Low Obamacare Enrollment

21:21 [Truthout] For Economic Stability, Follow the French

21:21 [straight] 26 First Nations still waiting for broadband Internet in B.C. at end of 2013 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/8618640669_e546a6fefd_b.jpg

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: 5 Million People To Miss Out On Health Insurance Because Of Their Governors

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: White Alleged 'Knockout' Assailant Plans Constitutional Challenge To Hate Crimes Charge

21:23 [Deutsche Welle] Greek prime minister: 'no more financial aid needed after bailout'

21:23 [NPR] 5 New Year's Resolutions From Women To Watch

21:24 [CNN] Expert: Beach photobomber is a dolphin, not a shark

21:26 [Raw Story] NBA star Tony Parker apologizes for past use of ‘reverse Nazi-salute’

21:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Technologically advanced projects and emerging concerns

21:29 [Topix Activism News] Judge scolds US government over detainee records

21:29 [Financial Times] Western Iraq on brink of revolution

21:30 [Guardian] Volgograd in lockdown as bombings raise security concerns for Olympics

21:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Head Troll Of GOP Jokes About Using 'Liberal Tears' As Gun Lubricant

21:31 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: More Than 1.3 Million People Have Lost Their Unemployment Benefits, and More

21:32 [The Hindu - News] In tune with technology

21:33 [CNN: Crime] Sheriff: Colorado school gunman got in through unlocked door

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Organic farming scientist Nammalvar dead

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Anna Arivalayam property tax to be reassessed

21:34 [Disinformation] Cop Who Forced Dozens of Anal Cavity Searches For Fun Gets Just Two Years In Prison

21:36 [] Domestic Drone Testing Sites... Coming to a State Near You /sites/

21:36 [The Hindu - News] Traffic diversion on Tuesday

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Stanley Kutler: Why Are We in Afghanistan?

21:40 [The Hindu - News] Time’s up for service tax evaders

21:42 [The Hindu - News] Revised load-shedding schedule from January 1, 2014

21:42 [zero hedge] Shorting Stocks On These January POMO Days May Be Hazardous For Your Health

21:42 [zero hedge] Jane Austen Explains Monetary Policy

21:43 [Voice of America] S. Sudan Says Rebels Advancing on Flashpoint Town

21:43 [] Israel begins releasing 26 Palestinian prisoners jailed before Oslo Accords

21:44 [The Hindu - News] 15 months on, Baigas yet to get land pattas

21:44 [The Hindu - News] Free CFLs for seven lakh slum-dwellers

21:45 [CNN] New Year, new laws: Obamacare, pot, guns and drones

21:46 [CNET News] New artificial muscle promises robot super strength

21:48 [Slashdot] Mars One Selects Second Round Candidate Astronauts

21:52 [The Hindu - News] Chennai city gets 10 new water supply projects

21:52 [The Hindu - News] ‘No LPG subsidy without linking Aadhaar to bank accounts'

21:52 [The Hindu - News] Curbing New Year celebrations foolish, says Thackeray

21:53 [NPR] Why Being 'Gypped' Hurts The Roma More Than It Hurts You

21:54 [The Hindu - News] PMK to campaign against cash-for-votes

21:56 [Raw Story] Poll: Republicans agreeing evolution is ‘lies from the pit of Hell’ up 10 points

21:57 [The Hindu - News] Historians condemn ASI’s ‘treasure hunt’ in Unnao

21:57 [Slate Magazine] Some Pig

21:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Charge' for emergency visits

21:59 [The Nation] The Arc of Justice and the Long Run

22:00 [zero hedge] "What The Bubble..." Chart Of The Day: Half Of Loans Issued In 2013 Were "Covenant Lite"

22:03 [The Hindu - News] Pranab swamped by pro and anti-Telangana petitions

22:03 [The Hindu - News] Rajasthan to replicate Tamil Nadu’s ‘Amma Unavagam’

22:03 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Our Top 13 of 2013

22:03 [] IDF interrogator accused of torturing Lebanese operative reveals own name

22:06 [straight] Alberta Ballet's Nutcracker sparkles with Sugar Plum-flavoured eye candy /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Nutcracker_CompanyArtists_BattleScene_PaulMcGrath_1213.jpg

22:07 [The Hindu - News] Snow leopard sighted in Gangotri National Park

22:09 [Fox News: politics] Kerry to offer outline of Mideast peace deal

22:11 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Threats Unhelpful to Resolve South Sudan Crisis, Says Marcher Ally

22:11 [CNN: Politics] Out of jobs, out of benefits, out of luck

22:11 [CNN: Politics] Why some Catholics think Obama is master of deception

22:11 [CNN: Politics] New Year, new laws: Obamacare, pot, guns and drones

22:11 [CNN: Politics] Zelizer: Five New Year's resolutions for Obama

22:14 [Reuters] Special Report: Lost hooves, dead cattle before Merck halted Zilmax sales

22:15 [CNN: Money] Dow sets 51st closing record of 2013

22:15 [CNET News] 33 percent of Americans reject evolution

22:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Catherine Taibi: New York Times Editor: 'We Have Not Chosen Mrs. Clinton' To Endorse In 2016 Election

22:17 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

22:17 [The Hindu - News] Jagan takes a dig at Naidu, calls him a ‘liar’

22:17 [The Hindu - News] Farmers oppose Kandaleru water to Chittoor project

22:18 [Telegraph] Cholesterol linked to brain changes that cause Alzheimer's disease

22:18 [Telegraph] 'Looted Nazi art' found hanging in Germany's parliament

22:18 [] 55 American universities condemn ASA boycott of Israel

22:18 [NPR] Doctors And Teens Both Avoid Talking About Sex And Sexuality

22:18 [NPR] Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

22:21 [CNET News] CES 2014: We'll take you there

22:21 [CNET News] Sexy beasts: Why 'monster porn' needs love too

22:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Most Horrifying Vine of 2013

22:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: El Salvador Volcano Spews More Ash, Gasses

22:23 [The Hindu - News] Kalamkari union gets licence to procure black jaggery

22:23 [The Hindu - News] AAP's first-time Ministers out of their depth

22:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: This Photo Is Everything That Is Wrong With Our Health Care System All Rolled Into One

22:25 [The Progressive] Norquist Tells ALEC He Wants U.S. to Revive Decapitation

22:26 [Raw Story] Franklin Graham: Pope Francis is not the judge, God is the judge

22:26 [CNET News] BlackBerry CEO: We'll focus on enterprise, BBM in 2014

22:27 [The Hindu - News] Yeddyurappa: it will be an unconditional merger with BJP

22:27 [CNN] Gallery: 20 years of photographing in Africa

22:29 [zero hedge] Bonds Best, Bullion Battered, But Protection Well Bid...

22:29 [Voice of America] Second Blast in Russian City Kills Another 14

22:30 [Truthdig] 2013: Not As Bad As You Think

22:31 [The Hindu - News] Ramya gets mud road in Mandya taluk reconstructed

22:32 [Slashdot] Feds Announce Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

22:33 [CBC: politics] Sarah Polley, Blue Rodeo founders join Order of Canada

22:33 [The Hindu - News] Harakanahalli residents protest against stone-quarrying units

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Breakout Latinos Of 2013

22:37 [The Hindu - News] Bikram Singh takes over as new COSC

22:37 [The Hindu - News] Revanna denies statement; says it was wrongly reported

22:37 [The Hindu - News] No ticket for tainted MPs: Congress

22:37 [The Hindu - News] Mysore city has over five lakh vehicles: Police Commissioner

22:37 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) wary of stitching up an alliance with AAP

22:39 [Fox News: politics] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid lawmaker criticism

22:39 [Fox News: politics] Democratic lawmaker: ObamaCare enrollment is low because millions think it was repealed

22:41 [] As Min. Wages Inch Upwards, Workers Say 'Not Enough!' /sites/

22:42 [CNN] Prince William enrolls in agriculture classes at Cambridge

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Biometric system in all colleges from next month

22:45 [Voice of America] CNN Poll: 82% of Americans Oppose War in Afghanistan

22:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Lynn Westmoreland: New York Times Published Benghazi Report To 'Absolve' Hillary Clinton

22:50 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: A make-or-break year for pot

22:50 [CNN: Politics] New Year, new laws

22:50 [Telegraph] Iain Duncan Smith: Britain's benefits system being threatened by immigrants

22:50 [Telegraph] English Heritage 'can't cope' with backlog of crumbling buildings

22:50 [Telegraph] Ancient history is all Greek to children today, claims Michael Gove

22:50 [The Atlantic: Politics] In Defense of a Duck-Killing New Hampshire Politician

22:51 [The Atlantic: International] Where Swimming Is a Vaccine

22:54 [The Hindu - News] Assembly should set a model: Antony

22:54 [The Hindu - News] Chennithala to join Chandy Cabinet on New Year’s Day

22:55 [Truthdig] Greenwald: The NSA Can ‘Watch Every Keystroke You Make’

22:57 [AlterNet] Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize -- How Do We Finish the Job?

22:58 [The Hindu - News] Year of landmark judgments

23:00 [The Hindu - News] SP ministers caught on camera slapping youth

23:02 [The Hindu - News] Sabarimala temple reopens

23:02 [CNN: Politics] 2014 a make-or-break year for pot

23:04 [Telegraph] Next 48 hours will determine whether Michael Schumacher survives, doctors say

23:04 [Telegraph] Shocked Russian city in lockdown after second suicide bomb attack in 24 hours

23:04 [Telegraph] Russia terrorist analysis: Bloody vengeance of rebels without a cause they can win

23:04 [Disinformation] Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey Investigating Car Hacking

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: NYC Schools Chancellor Pick Carmen Fariña Leaves More Questions Than Answers

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Gene Sullivan: We, the Cratchits

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: Obama Dogs Avoid Strict Quarantine Rules Before Hawaii Vacation

23:06 [The Hindu - News] State sitting on proposals to strengthen Lok Ayukta

23:06 [straight] Douglas Coupland named to the Order of Canada /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/coupland.jpg

23:08 [CNN] DA to appeal reversal of conviction of Catholic priest

23:08 [CNN] NBA star Tony Parker drawn into 'quenelle' anti-Semitic row

23:08 [NPR] Whale Traffic Jam Delights Visitors And Baffles Scientists

23:09 [Slashdot] Are Tablets Replacing Notebook Computers? (Video)

23:10 [AlterNet] 2013: The Year in Peddling White Grievances

23:11 [Pravda] Soccer: Going into New Year...

23:14 [The Hindu - News] Forensic experts rule out blast as cause of fire

23:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: The RNC Wrote A 100-Page Autopsy, But Apparently Nobody Read It

23:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: John Kerry To Offer Outline Of Israel-Palestine Peace Deal

23:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John G. Taft: A Big Year for 'Big Bill'

23:15 [zero hedge] Massive Fireball From North Dakota Oil Train Derailment Caught On Tape

23:15 [zero hedge] It's Official: Investors Like Stocks MORE Today Than They Did in 2000!

23:15 [Truthdig] Late Deliveries

23:15 [Truthdig] Gay Marriage

23:15 [Truthdig] New Years Partisans

23:16 [Fox News] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid criticism- Sources in Benghazi challenge report- OPINION: After Benghazi, NSA scandals, could 2014 bring course correction for Team Obama? Don't bet on it

23:16 [Fox News] Eye reflections in photos could help solve crimes, researchers say

23:16 [Fox News] 5 head coaches fired on NFL's 'Black Monday'

23:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'There was nowhere for us to go'

23:18 [The Hindu - News] Uttar Pradesh yet to respond to Centre on children’s deaths

23:20 [Telegraph] Bulgarian migrants are given lessons in exploiting British benefits

23:21 [Raw Story] Atheist group’s sign repeatedly vandalized in Chicago-area park

23:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: This Is Michael Bloomberg's Official City Hall Portrait (PHOTO)

23:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: An Obamacare Checkup

23:23 [NPR] $0 Profits Couldn't Hold Back This Year's Tech Darlings

23:24 [The Hindu - News] Albert Camus’ Le Malentendu now in Tamil

23:24 [The Hindu - News] Report says enrolment of disabled children in govt. schools under 1%

23:24 [The Hindu - News] Riot victims struck by ailments in Muzaffarnagar relief camps

23:26 [The Hindu - News] Vivekananda Ratham comes to Chennai

23:28 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen row: PM to contact T.N. government

23:28 [The Hindu - News] A watershed year for Supreme Court

23:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sonia can give ticket to Nilekani’

23:30 [Truthdig] Resolutions

23:30 [Truthdig] Six States Chosen to Test Commercial Drones

23:30 [Truthdig] Why the Government Really Needs to Regulate Wall Street

23:30 [The Hindu - News] ‘AC coach vestibule is always closed on GS side’

23:32 [CNN: Technology] 10 best video games of 2013

23:34 [CNN] Box office report: 'The Hobbit' beats 'Frozen' with $29.9 million

23:35 [CNET News] Tip: Copy search results directly from Spotlight

23:39 [Guardian] New Year honours list recognises more women than men for first time

23:42 [zero hedge] TruPS CDOs Explained - With Charts

23:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Byron Kittle: California Church Faces Fine For 'Support Our Troops' Sign

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Centre still a divided house over field trials for GM crops

23:45 [straight] Metro Vancouver rings in a rocking new year /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/NewYearsEve_131230.jpg

23:45 [CNN] Keira Knightley secretly joined and quit Twitter, all in 12 hours

23:49 [CNN: Entertainment] 2013 record breaking year at box office

23:49 [CNN: Entertainment] The Buzz Today

23:49 [CNN: Entertainment] Roberts support signals change

23:49 [CNN: Entertainment] Knightley secretly joined and quit Twitter

23:49 [CNN: Entertainment] Box office report: 'The Hobbit' beats 'Frozen'

23:51 [Slashdot] The Japanese Mob Is Hiring Homeless People To Clean Up Fukushima

23:51 [Voice of America] Iraqi Police Break Up Sunni Protest Camp

23:51 [Reuters] Oil rail cars ablaze after North Dakota train collision

23:52 [Fox News] LUCKY HUNCHCollector lands rare sheet of 'corrected' 1918 stamps

23:52 [Fox News] STUCK IN EXPERIMENT Prof says polar ice melting, despite ship being trapped /i/redes/icon-video.gif

23:52 [Fox News] 'BLACK MONDAY' SACKS 5 NFL head coaches lose jobs after poor seasons /i/redes/icon-video.gif

23:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mallika Rao: Ani DiFranco Is 'Remarkably Unapologetic' About Slave Plantation Retreat

23:55 [Reuters: politics] NY City mayor-elect names former teacher to lead schools

23:56 [CNN] North Dakota train accident ignites oil cars

23:57 [CNN] Arizona mother accused of poisoning children on Christmas

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