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00:07 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's Pirate Party readies for regional polls,,15917469,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:10 [CNN] Former Libyan oil minister found dead in Vienna

00:11 [Russia Today] Hide-and-ship: Did the US know Libyan weapons were en route to Syrian rebels?

00:13 [The Onion] TV Listings: I-70 Truckers

00:13 [OpEdNews] Economic Nostradamus: We Are Literally Witnessing a Collapse

00:21 [CNN] Dolphin refuses to leave Southern California channel

00:25 [CBC: politics] 'Thousands' stand to be 'affected' by 3rd wave notices

00:28 [zero hedge] The View From The Bridge Over The Rotten Boroughs of Europe

00:33 [CNN] Real Madrid edge closer to La Liga title with Sevilla win

00:36 [Raw Story] Activist decries CISPA as ‘a Patriot Act for the Internet’

00:37 [Infoshop] Tempe Police Homeland Defense Unit detective issues anti-anarchist letter ahead of "Take Back the Commons" event for 4

00:40 [Telegraph] Missiles on your roof during Olympic Games, MOD warns

00:46 [Raw Story] Man detained after trying to pay for taxi ride with pot

00:46 [BBC: Science & Environment] Wind farms affect local weather

00:52 [ZDNET] Enterprise gamification: Will it drive better business performance?

00:56 [Telegraph] The many are losing the unequal struggle

00:57 [Slashdot] Not Just Apple, How Microsoft Sidestepped Billions In State Taxes

00:57 [Infoshop] Murder, Suicide and Financial Ruin: How the Class War Is Destroying Americans' Lives

01:03 [OpEdNews] Understanding Iran's diplomatic strategy

01:04 [CNN] Head of U.N. mission arrives in Syria, urges an end to violence

01:04 [The Independent] Labour piles on pressure for Hunt investigation

01:11 [CNET News] Nokia looking to unload Vertu brand?

01:16 [Raw Story] Student protests force Quebec’s Liberal Party convention out of Montreal

01:16 [Russia Today] The missiles next door: Rooftop London bases to protect Olympics

01:18 [Fox News] Man Identifies Himself as Missing Child

01:20 [The Independent] England go for Hodgson as Redknapp is rejected

01:26 [Russia Today] Russians top UK Rich List

01:28 [CNN] U.N. chief visits Myanmar to press government for more reforms

01:31 [Disinformation] Where’s The Beef? Meat-Seeking Early Humans Wiped Out Most of the Prehistoric Large Animals

01:33 [OpEdNews] Consumers Dump Kellogg's "Natural" Kashi After GMO Report

01:33 [Topix Activism News] Head of UN mission in Syria urges halt to violence

01:36 [zero hedge] Hugh Hendry Is Back - Full Eclectica Letter

01:38 [] French Jewish leader in hot waterover apparent endorsement of Sarkozy

01:43 [Telegraph] Children's social skills 'eroded by decline of family meals'

01:45 [CNN] GOP says Obama playing politics with bin Laden anniversary

01:49 [Fox News] Van Plummets Off Highway Near Bronx Zoo, 7 Killed

01:49 [Global Voices] Ukraine: Netizens Discuss Dnipropetrovsk Bombings

01:51 [CNET News] Harmony universal remotes: What's the best one for you?

01:51 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Word of mouth

01:51 [Big Think] The Trouble with Mann & Ornstein's "The Republicans Are the Problem" Frame

01:51 [Raw Story] Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade aims to raise diversity awareness

01:56 [Truthdig] Can You Hear Me in the Back?

01:57 [Deutsche Welle] Sudan declares state of emergency near border to South,,15917478,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:59 [Telegraph] Bordering on farce

02:02 [Mostly Water] May Day (Chomsky)

02:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Crooks play victim for cash

02:12 [Slashdot] Report Finds Google Supervisors Knew About Wi-Fi Data Harvesting

02:12 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] ILO Urges Worker-Friendly Recovery Policies

02:13 [msnbc] Debate rages in Dearborn over woman's murder

02:21 [Raw Story] Thai web editor faces 20 year sentence for ‘royal insults’ posted by others

02:23 [Fox News] Controversial Fla. Pastor Holds Koran Burning

02:26 [Truthdig] Connecticut’s Death Penalty Message

02:43 [Anarchist news] With the Chicago martyrs in memory, 1886 – 2012

02:44 [Reuters: politics] Obama and Bill Clinton campaign together, stress economy

02:50 [Global Voices] Malaysia: Thousands Joined Bersih 3.0 Protest

02:51 [Raw Story] Israel arrests Gaza fishermen for being over three miles offshore

02:52 [CNN] Bin Laden's death brought 9/11 'closure'

02:52 [Mostly Water] Drone Warfare in Yemen

02:53 [OpEdNews] US slowdown intensifies global economic crisis

02:56 [Mostly Water] Daring to Criticize Israel

02:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] Samantha's 'haunting' ordeal

03:01 [CNN] Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in race

03:06 [CNN] Human rights activist detained in Vietnam on 'terrorism' charge

03:13 [OpEdNews] How Big Pharma Gets You To Stay on a Drug For Life

03:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Samantha's haunting ordeal

03:21 [Mostly Water] Detained Refugee Children Suffer Behind Bars

03:24 [The Independent] Heathrow ordered to stop apologising

03:35 [zero hedge] Market Forces

03:40 [ZDNET] Oracle vs. Google: Dead lawsuit walking

03:43 [CNN] Officials: 1 killed, 16 hospitalized when storm collapses St. Louis tent

03:45 [Fox News] Man IDs Himself as Missing Child From Unsolved Case

03:52 [Disinformation] Grant Morrison: “Gayness is Built into Batman”

03:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] Experts call for shark awareness


04:09 [CNN] U.S. lends support in hunt for notorious African warlord

04:15 [CNET News] LightSquared's Falcone to step aside from role at company

04:20 [ZDNET] The HDMI cable ripoff and why retail is really dying

04:21 [Fox News] Rooftop Missiles for London Games?

04:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Why Gillard should quit

04:33 [The Hindu - News] Egyptian government to reshuffle cabinet

04:33 [New York Times: politics] The Ticket: Paul Ryan’s Kinetic Rise in G.O.P.

04:35 [Global Voices] Russia: The Battle of Borodino Lives On

04:36 [Raw Story] Fresh debt scandal rocks Minnesota Republican Party

04:36 [AntiWar] Kurds Approve Heavy Weapons For Themselves, Baghdad Says No

04:42 [Deutsche Welle] Gadhafi-era oil minister found dead in Vienna's Danube,,15917490,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Anything The Government Gives You, The Government Can Take Away

04:53 [The Hindu - News] He makes the jailhouse rock

04:55 [New York Times: politics] Wisconsin Vote Is First Shot in Wider Union War

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Private schools object to RTE clause on reimbursement

05:00 [Slashdot] Surface-To-Air Missiles At London Olympics

05:08 [The Hindu - News] Elderly man dies afterbeing hit by MLA's car

05:14 [BBC: Health] 'Too few' women using sun cream

05:15 [The Hindu - News] 'Implement Paramasivaiya report on fulfilling city's water requirements'

05:17 [BBC: Technology] Campaign to speed up 4G roll-out

05:17 [The Hindu - News] HMT Link Road in non-motorable condition for four months

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Without certification, K.G. Road skywalk lifts cannot be used

05:24 [The Hindu - News] KERC to issue tariff revision order today

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Viral infections on the rise

05:28 [CNET News] Australia probes download, software pricing disparities

05:36 [Reuters: politics] Obama and Bill Clinton campaign together on economy

05:37 [Topix Activism News] Hunger strike turns activist into symbol of Bahrain uprising

05:41 [Russia Today] Spain rallies against healthcare and education cuts (PHOTOS)

05:44 [CNET News] Google patent app points to possible Nexus slider phone

05:57 [AntiWar] The Obama Contradiction

06:01 [Big Think] China: The Descending Dragon

06:02 [The Atlantic: International] This Blind Chinese Lawyer May Be the Toughest Foreign Policy Challenge Obama Has Ever Faced

06:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] A spy's very bizarre death

06:06 [Russia Today] Streetviewed: So Google cars did snoop on WiFi users

06:18 [CNN] French journalist missing in Colombia after rebel attack

06:22 [Telegraph] Samantha Cameron's mother has designs on £100 million

06:29 [Sydney Morning Herald] I'll build Titanic II: Palmer

06:31 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Strange Case of Charles Taylor

06:33 [Mother Jones] Obama Spikes the bin Laden Football

06:35 [BBC: Also in the news] Billionaire to build Titanic II

06:36 [zero hedge] The Next Circle Of Spain's Hell Begins At 5% And Ends At 10%

06:43 [CNN] Spain in talks over 'bad bank' scheme

06:48 [Infoshop] 1000+ Italian Activists Liberate Beagle Puppies in Daylight Raid

06:52 [msnbc] 3 girls, 4 adults dead after minivan flies off highway

06:57 [Deutsche Welle] UN employment report criticizes austerity and reforms,,15917520,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:59 [] Benzion Netanyahu, father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dies at 102

07:02 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

07:03 [Infoshop] New CrimethInc. Poster Series: What Does Democracy Mean?

07:24 [Telegraph] The Prince of Wales: why I have to fight over the heating thermostat at Highgrove

07:26 [Russia Today] Streetviewed: Google cars snooping on WiFi users not an accident

07:29 [Infoshop] Colombia: Empire, Resistance and Oil

07:29 [CNN] Wife of campaign aide takes the stand in John Edwards trial

07:38 [Telegraph] Ban Ki-moon holds landmark talks with Burma's president

07:51 [ZDNET] Continuing issues (and solutions) for the MBP's silent speaker problem

07:54 [Telegraph] Sir Paul Coleridge: 'End the scourge of divorce'

07:56 [Slashdot] Discovery Channel Crashes a Boeing 727 For Science Documentary

08:10 [Telegraph] Probe into Japanese bathtub fatalities after 14,000 die in one year

08:15 [Fox News] 1 WTC to Be NYC's Tallest Building

08:17 [CNN] Jury to get subway bomb plot case

08:18 [] Most Israeli citizens don't want a war with Iran

08:19 [CNN] Suu Kyi to take Myanmar parliament oath, ending deadlock

08:19 [The Independent] Tewkesbury under threat of flooding again as deluge continues

08:20 [Fin24 News] Private sector credit growth accelerates

08:35 [The Independent] Over 20 cannabis farms found by police every day

08:40 [AL JAZEERA] Bahrain court orders retrial for 21 activists

08:42 [ZDNET] The Intention Economy

08:44 [BBC: Health] Pancreatic cancer gene discovery

08:49 [CNN] Australian billionaire to rebuild the Titanic in China

08:53 [Deutsche Welle] Political interest in raw materials escalates,,15917498,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:56 [Russia Today] Syrian ceasefire observed amid guerrilla war

08:57 [Telegraph] British aid worker Khalil Dale beheaded by Taliban in Pakistan

09:01 [High Country News] How conservation works south of the border

09:11 [Russia Today] IMF: Who will share with BRICS?

09:12 [CNN] U.N. mission head in Syria: No number of monitors can ensure end to violence

09:14 [OpEdNews] Palestinian Rights Activism Endangered

09:19 [OpEdNews] What's Next for Libya?

09:20 [ZDNET] Australia's Apple store 'Wake Up' stunt: Let's run through the suspects

09:21 [Global Voices] China: Populist Politics in China

09:22 [The Independent] Care home owner agrees £825m sale

09:22 [Fin24 News] E-toll debacle makes SA look weak

09:24 [Fin24 News] E-toll debacle 'makes SA look weak'

09:27 [The Atlantic: International] Another Round with Jeffrey Goldberg: Is the Bomb-Iran Threat Receding?

09:28 [Deutsche Welle] Suu Kyi's party agrees to take Myanmar oath of office,,15917555,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:34 [NPR] To Predict Dating Success, The Secret's In The Pronouns

09:43 [Telegraph] Aung San Suu Kyi in climb down over parliament oath

09:44 [] Palestinian Rights Activism Endangered

09:45 [CNN] Al Qaeda offers to free hostage in exchange for Britain's release of Abu Qatada

09:58 [Deutsche Welle] Adidas bolts to unexpected earnings in first quarter,,15917684,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:58 [Fox News: politics] Japanese prime minister hopes to reaffirm strong alliance with US visit

10:05 [CNN] Clinton to travel to China amid tensions over escaped activist

10:11 [ZDNET] Asus: Can 'Happiness 2.0' strategy drive growth?

10:15 [] What's Next for Libya?

10:33 [Telegraph] US and China iron out deal over blind activist Chen Guangcheng

10:34 [New Statesman] Could Boris save the Tories?

10:38 [CNN] Chinese censors block news on blind activist's escape

10:39 [New Internationalist] Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

10:39 [CNN] Peru investigates mystery pelican deaths

10:40 [The Independent] Judge slams 'Hello magazine approach' to marriage

10:43 [BBC: Science & Environment] Call for clarity on wind turbines

10:44 [New Statesman] Opinionomics | 30 April 2012

10:45 [msnbc] Did spies or 'Pakistani Blackwater' shield bin Laden?

10:47 [Fin24 News] Spain in recession as austerity bites

10:50 [straight] Alvin Youngblood Hart lights up the Electric Owl

10:51 [ZDNET] IBM: Clock runs out on massive Siebel implementation, enter SugarCRM

10:53 [BBC: Entertainment] Dating comedy woos US cinemagoers

10:57 [Topix Activism News] Union Leaders, Occupy Call for Day of Action

10:59 [Slashdot] Organism Closest To Original "Tree of Life" Discovered

10:59 [Sydney Morning Herald] Live: Knights v Panthers

11:04 [ZDNET] Intuit's Demandforce purchase: A strategic game changer?

11:06 [zero hedge] Spain Officially Double Dips, Joins 10 Other Western Countries In Recession

11:07 [] Syria says Central Bank attacked with grenades; Idlib bombs kill more than 20

11:11 [AL JAZEERA] 'Deadly blasts' hit Syria's Idlib

11:12 [International Crisis Group] مرحلة النهائية في أفغانستان

11:21 [Telegraph] Bahrain dissidents win retrial

11:21 [Russia Today] Russian theater to break barriers

11:22 [CNN] Pakistan condemns suspected U.S. drone strike that kills 3

11:27 [Global Voices] China: A Hiker's Guide to Xinjiang

11:28 [Deutsche Welle] Pirates on course for the Bundestag?,,15917583,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:34 [ZDNET] U.S. counterfeit regulations could affect global tech supply chain

11:35 [Telegraph] Laws to protect Facebook passwords from prying employers

11:36 [zero hedge] ECB Deposits Rise To Most Since Early March

11:39 [International Crisis Group] هل يؤدي الغاز الطبيعي إلى حل القضية القبرصية؟

11:43 [The Independent] Heathrow airport told to stop giving out leaflets over delays

11:43 [Deutsche Welle] India's first environmentalists continue the struggle,,15917784,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:46 [Spiegel] Far-Right Provocation: Berlin Worried About 'Muhammad Cartoon Contest',1518,830571,00.html#ref=rss

11:48 [CNN] Dougherty trio to be sentenced for Colorado portion of multistate crime spree

11:51 [Fin24 News] Outa: Govt must explore other options

11:51 [Telegraph] Plans to build Titanic II announced

11:52 [Fox News] US Troops Help in Hunt for Kony

11:54 [New Statesman] Video: Obama's White House correspondent's dinner speech


11:59 [New Statesman] Cameron: no deal with Murdochs over BSkyB purchase

12:06 [zero hedge] Previewing This Week's Key Macro Events

12:06 [Big Think] Rehabilitating the Inquisition

12:06 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Israeli Boats Hunt Gunrunners, and Peace Groups

12:06 [Russia Today] Avatar-A: Russian scientists prepare for human brain transplant

12:07 [Telegraph] Claire Squires: dead marathon runner's boyfriend thought she had twisted ankle

12:09 [New Statesman] Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks to cut 1,400 jobs

12:10 [ZDNET] Apple vs. Samsung: Settlement talks scheduled for May 21-22

12:14 [The Independent] Two more held in Nottingham pub shooting probe

12:14 [Mother Jones] Jack White Goes It Alone (Kinda)

12:16 [CNN] As U.N. observer presence beefs up, 8 reported killed in Syrian blasts

12:16 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Hamza Kashgari's Tweets Probe the Tenderest of Saudi Sore Spots

12:21 [ZDNET] One Call Medical - an Egenera Customer Profile

12:23 [CNN] 4 South Korean coast guard personnel wounded in clash with Chinese sailors

12:26 [Russia Today] Russia fails to defend Euro Hockey Tour crown

12:28 [Deutsche Welle] Ukraine cautions Berlin over Euro 2012 boycott threat,,15917962,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:30 [New Internationalist] Small battles, big victories

12:36 [Russia Today] US political theater: ‘Global oligarchic elite robs middle class’


12:41 [Truthdig] Green Berets on the Hunt for Kony

12:42 [Slate Magazine] Altruism and the New Enlightenment

12:43 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Ambivalent

12:43 [AL JAZEERA] 'Deadly blasts' hit Syria's Idlib

12:45 [New Statesman] Other people's business, Monday 30 April

12:46 [Russia Today] ‘I will go after Euro 2012’ - Advocaat

12:47 [Good] Making It As a Yoga Teacher: Not As Zen As You Think

12:49 [CNN] Wife of campaign aide taking the stand in John Edwards trial

12:51 [ZDNET] Submersive cooling reconsidered for high-density computing

12:52 [Telegraph] MI6 spy Gareth Williams 'probably died from poisoning or asphyxiation'

12:55 [NPR] Eurozone Inflation Provides More Disappointment

12:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Origin injuries sour win

12:57 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly blasts hit Syria's Idlib

12:57 [Global Voices] Côte d'Ivoire : Re-opening of Parliament Sparks a Buzz across the Web

12:58 [Deutsche Welle] German theater isn't interested in minorities, says Turkish director,,15917891,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:01 [The Independent] Aviva chief waives 4.6% pay rise

13:01 [Truthdig] Welcome to the Asylum

13:01 [ZDNET] Drobo combines SSDs, hard drives in SMB storage solution

13:06 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: April 30

13:06 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'Merkel Is Doing Well to Put Yanukovich Under Pressure',1518,830598,00.html#ref=rss

13:07 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: The Space Shuttle Crew Returns to Earth

13:08 [CNN] Donald returns to No. 1 as Dufner wins at last

13:10 [NPR] Over Pakistani Objections, U.S. Resumes Drone Strikes

13:11 [CNET News] How Nvidia can accelerate the graphics in your apps

13:13 [CNN] Relatives of man killed by CIA contractor found dead

13:14 [CNN] England's game of year draws attention from across pond

13:15 [CNET News] Barnes & Noble, Microsoft ink strategic deal on e-reading

13:16 [Spiegel] Ukraine and Tymoshenko: Merkel Rediscovers a Soft Spot for Human Rights,1518,830551,00.html#ref=rss

13:17 [The Independent] MI6 spy Gareth Williams 'poisoned or suffocated'

13:19 [Fox News: politics] Bill Clinton teams up with Obama for fundraising tour

13:23 [CNET News] Asus bets on 'Happiness 2.0' to drive growth

13:24 [Fin24 News] Rand firm in midday trade

13:26 [Big Think] The Psychology of Why the Right and the Left Believe in Media Bias

13:27 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Israel transfers hunger striker to hospital

13:31 [Raw Story] Rebel chief Kony ‘in Sudan-S.Sudan border areas’

13:32 [The Independent] Boris four points clear of Ken in London mayoral race with three days to go

13:33 [zero hedge] Give Austerity A Chance: Growth Spending Failed

13:35 [CNN] Australian billionaire to build Titanic replica

13:36 [Raw Story] Spain falls back into recession

13:38 [Global Voices] China: Kim Jong-Un Photoshop meme

13:38 [CNN] One answer to Secret Service scandal? Hire more women

13:38 [Deutsche Welle] ‘Rapid and risky’ change in Myanmar,,15918075,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:40 [New Internationalist] Government forced to back down on workfare

13:41 [Raw Story] Los Angeles marks riots anniversary with unity call

13:44 [ZDNET] Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

13:45 [Guardian] Labour demand Cameron statement on Hunt: Politics live blog

13:47 [The Independent] Drivers strike to hit East Midlands Trains rail services

13:48 [BBC: Science & Environment] Australia moves to protect koalas

13:51 [Raw Story] China shuts Coke plant after chlorine reports

13:53 [Guardian] David Cameron's statement on Jeremy Hunt: Politics live blog

13:55 [CNN] Bahrain court orders new trial of activist on hunger strike

13:56 [CNET News] Can Microsoft get LG excited about Windows Phone again?

13:56 [zero hedge] Cloudy Days Ahead For Google: Google's Share Value Hidden In The Cloud!

13:56 [Big Think] Can Organic Food Feed the World?

13:56 [Spiegel] 'Counterproductive Strategy': UN Agency Slams European Austerity Measures,1518,830589,00.html#ref=rss

13:57 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Settlers attempt to seize Palestinian agricultural land south of Nablus

13:58 [CNN] Box office report: 'Think Like A Man' wins again with $18 million

13:58 [] US 'Dirty Oil' Imports Set to Triple

14:01 [Raw Story] Man offers plan to build Titanic II

14:01 [Slashdot] Congress Asks Patent Office To Consider Secret Patents

14:06 [The Progressive] Costas Lapavitsas

14:08 [Global Voices] Martinique: Where has Creole gone?

14:08 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone inflation eases as recession bites,,15918191,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:09 [] Kazakhstan: Prosecutors Single Out Foreign Journalists in Zhanaozen Trial

14:10 [ZDNET] Nvidia unleashes $999 GeForce GTX 690 dual-GPU graphics card

14:13 [Global Voices] Barbados: Racial Slurs for Winning Goal

14:19 [The Independent] PM summoned to commons over Jeremy Hunt

14:20 [New Statesman] Spain double-dips

14:24 [] Fed by Broken Food System, Health Plummets as Costs Soar

14:25 [Guardian] David Cameron called to Commons to face urgent question on Jeremy Hunt

14:26 [Spiegel] Raining Death: German Jihadist Killed in US Drone Attack,1518,830585,00.html#ref=rss

14:27 [Slate Magazine] Slate V: TV's Worst Christmas Specials

14:30 [Fin24 News] SA's trade account deficit narrows

14:31 [Russia Today] Australian tycoon to build Titanic 2.0: Who will dare to buy a ticket?

14:32 [Good] Spring Cleaning: You've Got a Latte to Improve on

14:35 [The Independent] Tewkesbury flood threat returns as heavy rain continues

14:35 [zero hedge] Interactive Map Of Europe's Recessionary Tide

14:35 [NPR] Barnes & Noble Deal Gives Microsoft Door To E-Books

14:36 [Russia Today] Soda to sparkle with music stars

14:37 [The Atlantic: International] Benzion Netanyahu

14:38 [CNN] Is White House overselling impact of bin Laden's death?

14:40 [NPR] China, U.S. Rushing To Resolve Crisis Over Blind Activist Chen

14:41 [CNET News] LG to open up multi-screen cloud streaming service

14:42 [] The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, April 30

14:43 [Telegraph] Driver dies trying to cross ford as more torrential rain forecast

14:43 [Global Voices] Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana: Is “Miss Black France” Acceptable?

14:45 [Slashdot] New Study Suggests Wind Farms Can Cause Climate Change

14:45 [Fox News] US Special Forces Help in Hunt for Warlord Kony

14:52 [CNN] With Andrew Luck, RGIII out of way, NFL Draft closes in on Mr. Irrelevant

14:52 [The Atlantic: International] How the Killing of Bin Laden Has Crippled Al-Qaeda

14:53 [Deutsche Welle] Bahrain orders new trial for hunger striker, other activists,,15918251,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:57 [The Atlantic: International] Bin Laden's Failure: How Islamists and the U.S. Ended His War With the West

14:57 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Gaza's Ministry of Agriculture condemns arrest of Palestinian fishermen

14:58 [Global Voices] Haiti: Raoul Peck & the 2012 Cannes Festival

14:59 [CNET News] Could Microsoft-B&N deal foretell Windows 8-powered Nook?

15:02 [The Atlantic: International] Why Natural Resources Are a Curse on Developing Countries and How to Fix It

15:03 [Slate Magazine] Bin Laden’s Scalp

15:03 [Global Voices] Colombia: 12-Year-Old Boy Bullied at School Dies

15:05 [zero hedge] Savings Rate Rises From 4 Year Low As Spending Tumbles, Income Boosted By Government Transfer Receipts

15:06 [NPR] After Big Gain In February, Consumer Spending Rose Less In March

15:06 [Topix Activism News] Suicide blasts kill 9 in Syrian city of Idlib

15:08 [] Leading candidate in Egypt presidential race calls Israel peace accord 'dead and buried'

15:11 [CNN] 'N**gas in Paris' a winning campaign ad or offensive 'ethnic' marketing?

15:11 [CNET News] Sleuthing out the Apple store 'Wake Up' stunt Down Under

15:12 [Disinformation] How To Hide From Face-Detection Technology

15:13 [Reuters] U.S. eyes testy China talks, Chen backer expects Chinese decision

15:15 [zero hedge] A House of Cards aka Un Castillo de Naipes

15:18 [Deutsche Welle] Israel breaks ground on Lebanon border wall,,15918225,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:19 [] Azerbaijan: What Is the Connection Between Hitler and Pop Music?

15:20 [OpEdNews] Legal Headaches Can Emerge From Exposure to Psychological Wreckage

15:23 [Deutsche Welle] Calls for investigation into death of Cambodian activist,,15918061,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:24 [] Kazakhstan: Town Sacrifices Camel to Stem Teen Suicides

15:25 [Slashdot] Microsoft Forges Ahead With New Home-Automation OS

15:25 [CNET News] Foxconn parent posts weak Q1 profit on employment costs

15:26 [NPR] Top Stories: Chinese Dissident Complicates Talks; Consumer Spending Cools

15:26 [Raw Story] FCC: Google staff knew of Street View data breach

15:26 [Spiegel] Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness: 'Respect for Every Player Who Takes a Stand on Ukraine',1518,830553,00.html#ref=rss

15:30 [New Statesman] Britain is tied to the Eurozone – so why keep it at arms length?

15:35 [CNET News] AC on demand: Smart outlet provides remote control

15:35 [ZDNET] VMware, Piston partner on OpenStack layer for Cloud Foundry

15:37 [Spiegel] Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: 'It Is Our Shared Responsibility to Ensure We Do Not Fail',1518,830646,00.html#ref=rss

15:37 [The Independent] Hopes 'fading' for eight-year-old boy after river plunge

15:38 [Deutsche Welle] Germany sees steady slide in beer consumption,,15918386,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:45 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Women in Brazil Turn to Eco-Friendly Farming in Wake of Storms

15:47 [zero hedge] The New-Normal Class Warfare: Old Vs Young?

15:48 [Fox News] Woman Survives 4 Days Stranded in Utah Desert

15:52 [The Independent] NHS staff reject pension reforms

15:56 [Raw Story] Tech support for CISPA wobbles as Microsoft calls for privacy safeguards

15:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] On a hiding to nothing

15:56 [Big Think] Forget the Internet. Traffic Is Making Us Lonely.

15:57 [Russia Today] Silicon Valley experts mind hunter across Russian startups

15:57 [BBC: Entertainment] E-book release for film scripts

15:59 [] Haaretz early elections snapshot / Likud activists predict landslide win

15:59 [Global Voices] Russia: Gun Rights Advocates Rally Around Tula Hero

16:00 [OpEdNews] Tom Engelhardt: A Global-Profiling President

16:02 [Fox News: politics] Obama campaign unveils new 2012 slogan


16:02 [Disinformation] Catholic Priests Oppose ‘Report Pedophilia’ Bill in Ireland

16:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reuters: As America's Waistline Expands, Costs Soar

16:05 [CNN] Humphrey Bogart's boat 'African Queen' saved from scrapheap

16:06 [zero hedge] Chicago PMI Plunges To Lowest Since November 2009, Biggest Miss To Expectations Since September 2009

16:08 [The Independent] Jailed dissidents could have convictions overturned as Bahrain's highest court orders civilian retrial

16:11 [ZDNET] Thunderbolt momentum at NAB 2012

16:11 [CNET News] Groupon Now hits 1.5 million deals, outpacing original Groupon

16:11 [Slashdot] Intel Unveils Tiny Next Unit of Computing To Match Raspberry Pi

16:13 [BBC: Technology] UK ISPs must block The Pirate Bay

16:16 [Raw Story] Study: Black children are less likely to get pain medication in ERs

16:17 [The Onion] NASA Announces Plans To Put Man On Bus To Cleveland

16:19 [Deutsche Welle] 'Rapid and risky' change in Myanmar,,15918075,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:21 [ZDNET] Visa to launch digital wallet by late 2012

16:26 [zero hedge] Larry Summers Resumes Exercises In Pontificating Sophistry

16:27 [Spiegel] Ninety-Six Break-Ins Solved: German Police Identify Burglar by His Earprints,1518,830659,00.html#ref=rss

16:31 [NPR] 1 World Trade Center Set To Claim Spot Atop NYC's Skyline Today

16:31 [Raw Story] Doocy: Dan Savage ‘bullying’ Christians by calling Bible ‘bullsh*t’

16:32 [Russia Today] Pentagon researchers want your pee!

16:35 [OpEdNews] Sibel Edmonds Finally Wins

16:37 [ZDNET] Klouchebag: The un-social social network measurement tool

16:38 [Slate Magazine] Originalist Sin

16:40 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Think Like A Man' wins box office

16:40 [BBC: Education] Playground trade 'drives smoking'

16:40 [CNN] Private tour guide can be a business traveler's best friend

16:42 [The Atlantic: International] Skateboarders in North Korea Crash Kim Il-sung's Birthday Celebration

16:44 [CNET News] Java creator James Gosling: "Google totally slimed Sun"

16:45 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 30, 2012

16:46 [OpEdNews] Robots R'US: Drones Reported On 63 Bases In The USA

16:46 [Red Pepper] Rare Earth: Revolutionary sci fi

16:46 [CNET News] Ugly Meter app generating serious cash on back of Howard Stern

16:47 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures

16:49 [Global Voices] Cuba: Diaspora Reacts to Ferrer García's Release

16:51 [ZDNET] Is there a Windows-based Barnes & Noble reader in the works?

16:51 [Raw Story] Liberian journalist threatened, hiding in U.S. after reporting on genital mutilation

16:51 [CNET News] Where to order Intel's Ivy Bridge in a laptop right now

16:52 [Slashdot] Microsoft Invests $300 Million In Nook e-Readers

16:54 [Deutsche Welle] Romania's new premier strives for political stability,,15918265,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:55 [msnbc: politics] The politics of bin Laden

16:55 [The Independent] Whipsnade zoo baby wallaby makes itself at home in rucksack

16:55 [CNN] Crowley: Playing politics with bin Laden

16:56 [zero hedge] Dallas Fed Plunges Negative. Biggest Miss In 10 Months

16:56 [CNET News] U.S.Cellular, Alltel launch Walmart prepaid phones

16:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] Twitter Without the Twitter Feed

17:00 [New Statesman] Barnes and Noble shares up 92 per cent

17:01 [] Democracy Now!: Ahead of May Day, David Harvey Details Urban Uprisings From Occupy Wall Street to the Paris Commune

17:01 [The Nation] The Obama Contradiction

17:01 [NPR] Five Surviving Exotic Animals To Be Given To Ohio Man's Widow

17:06 [zero hedge] Equity Valuation: It's All Downhill From Here

17:07 [The Atlantic: National] What Right Do Schools Have to Discipline Students for What They Say Off Campus?

17:08 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Laos' Herculean Effort to Join the WTO

17:10 [CNET News] Barnes & Noble shares soar as Microsoft deal excites investors

17:12 [Good] How Technology Helps Keep This 3,000-Student Class Engaged

17:15 [CNET News] Microsoft deal allows B&N to go toe-to-toe with Amazon and Apple

17:15 [Mother Jones] Former CIA Official Seeking To Confirm Efficacy of Torture Does The Opposite

17:16 [Raw Story] European unemployment has risen two-thirds since 2010: Report

17:17 [msnbc] GOP: Obama politicizing bin Laden's death

17:20 [Fox News] Obama Ad Telling Whole Story on Bin Laden Quote?

17:20 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mali Heading Closer to Civil War

17:21 [Foreign Policy in Focus] When Nuclear Weapons Programs Fail to Ripen

17:23 [ZDNET] Is Apache overextending itself as rivals devour its core HTTP server share?

17:24 [Deutsche Welle] West African bloc imposes sanctions on Guinea-Bissau,,15918897,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:26 [] UN: Israeli Restrictions on NGOs Undermining Human Rights

17:26 [Anarchist news] New Poster Series: What Does Democracy Mean?

17:26 [The Independent] Luton four in court on terror charges

17:27 [Russia Today] At least 35 dead, 165 missing in Indian ferry crash

17:27 [Telegraph] Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad home being sold off brick by brick

17:27 [The Atlantic: International] Victor's Justice: What's Wrong With Warlord Charles Taylor's Conviction

17:29 [Fin24 News] Zimplats profit soars on platinum prices

17:31 [Anarchist news] Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For May Is Now Available

17:31 [CNN] Euro 2012 finals nation map

17:35 [New Statesman] Cameron may live to regret his support for Hunt

17:36 [Slashdot] Dr. Who's Sonic Screwdriver a Step Closer To Reality

17:36 [CNN] 'The Avengers' opens to $178 million overseas

17:38 [CNET News] Want to work for Apple? Try Israel

17:38 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

17:41 [CNN: Politics] Gingrich to end presidential run on Wednesday

17:42 [The Independent] UK ISPs must block The Pirate Bay, court rules

17:44 [Deutsche Welle] Microsoft invests millions in e-book drive,,15918727,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:45 [Mother Jones] Paul Ryan, Washington Charmer

17:46 [The Onion] American Voices: Salt Content In Fast Food Depends On Country

17:46 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Avengers' opens huge overseas

17:46 [Raw Story] Breakthrough wind turbine produces drinking water

17:47 [Russia Today] Piano Man reinvented by piano boy

17:47 [Spiegel] Picture This: Public Eye,1518,830680,00.html#ref=rss

17:51 [OpEdNews] Brewing a Conflict with China

17:51 [NPR] Cracking The Code: Making Vegan Cheese Taste Cheesier

17:52 [Fox News: politics] Meet the bundlers: Obama's fundraising team a who's who of Hollywood, media

17:55 [New Statesman] Moving from Portugal to Angola

17:56 [Big Think] What Do We Really Know about Life in North Korea?

17:56 [CNN: Money] MORE MR. MOMS

17:57 [Disinformation] Dan Savage Discusses The Bible At High School Journalism Convention

17:59 [Global Voices] Guinea-Bissau: International Reactions to the Military Coup

18:00 [CNET News] Get Norton Identity Safe free for all platforms

18:01 [Raw Story] Paul Ryan loves Catfish noodling: ‘Crazy but exhilarating’

18:02 [Russia Today] Assange Episode 3: Torture & double standards of the West

18:04 [CNN] Wireless carriers alerting users about data-overage charges

18:04 [Global Voices] Kenya: Chronicles of a Kenyan Farmer Nominated for Award

18:05 [Canadian Dimension] State of Play

18:05 [zero hedge] Investor Sentiment: It's All Good, but...

18:06 [] Jeremy Scahill: US Has Become 'Nation of Assassins'

18:06 [NPR] Political Chat: What A Difference 5 Years Makes

18:06 [Pravda] Syria denounced Turkey's provocative position

18:06 [The Progressive] Women (and Men) Unite Against the War on Women

18:07 [Spiegel] Covert Cameras at Discount Retailer: Aldi Store Managers Secretly Filmed Female Shoppers,1518,830690,00.html#ref=rss

18:10 [New Statesman] Boris turns airwaves blue

18:12 [Fox News: politics] Bin Laden trove to be displayed, officials say

18:12 [BuzzFlash] Five Tax Fallacies Invented by the One Percent. They Are Entirely False.

18:13 [The Independent] Four footballers charged with sexual assault and voyeurism

18:15 [Global Voices] Kenya: Lilian Ikal Angelei Wins Environmental Goldman Prize 2012

18:15 [] Turkey: You Say You Want a Constitution?

18:16 [The Onion] Jimmie Johnson Disqualified After Pre-Race Inspection Reveals Car To Be Airplane

18:16 [zero hedge] Guest Post: What Is The Consequence Of Printing Money That Nobody Wants?

18:16 [Raw Story] Vid test

18:18 [Slashdot] UK ISPs Ordered To Block Pirate Bay

18:20 [CNN] Ten siblings support their autistic brother

18:20 [New Statesman] Australian billionaire will build "Titanic 2" to mark centenary

18:21 [Pravda] On National Truth Day, the Truth

18:23 [Fox News: politics] Top EPA official resigns after 'crucify' comment

18:23 [Slate Magazine] Why YKK?

18:25 [CNET News] With Quasar, jailbroken iPads get Windows

18:26 [OpEdNews] The Folly of Nuclear "Bet-the-Farm" Loan Guarantees

18:26 [NPR] British High Court Order Big Internet Providers to Block The Pirate Bay

18:29 [Financial Times] Rivals vie for position in new Russia

18:31 [OpEdNews] Fox Is Everywhere I Go and Nobody Objects?

18:31 [Big Think] Journalist Travels Southwest U.S. Chronicling Local Climate Stories

18:32 [CNN] Obama meets with Japan's prime minister

18:32 [Russia Today] Red Cross prepares Chicago for mass exodus during NATO Summit?

18:32 [Disinformation] Bank Of America Now Suing Itself In Foreclosure Cases

18:33 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Lewd Poolside Parent

18:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James M. Gentile: Basic Scientific Research and Its Transformational Potential

18:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] Hugh Hewitt's Suspiciously Timed, Phantom 'Conservative Renaissance'

18:39 [BBC: Education] UK university joins US admissions

18:40 [CNET News] Is there a Windows-based Barnes & Noble reader in the works?


18:44 [The Independent] Floods fear as more rain forecast in 'wettest April'

18:45 [Mother Jones] How We're Held Hostage by the Medical-Industrial Complex

18:46 [zero hedge] Is ISDA About To Be Forced To Cave?

18:46 [Raw Story] Court overturns British standard on Olympic doping

18:46 [NPR] Get Ready For Some Football: 3 Key Things About Today's 'Manchester Derby'


18:50 [CNN] When F1 meets football: Sauber joins forces with Chelsea FC

18:52 [CNN] Ferry sinks in India, killing at least 40

18:54 [straight] News for Youse: Canada sells off priceless art, Australian lunatic plays spoons to Black Keys

18:56 [The Progressive] Tucson Schools Slam Door on Ana Castillo

18:58 [Slate Magazine] Introducing the

MadMen Scorecard

19:00 [Slashdot] Why Desktop Linux Hasn't Taken Off

19:00 [The Independent] Beer companies seek dismissal of $500m lawsuit from Sioux Indians

19:01 [ZDNET] Oracle's closing arguments: Google is making excuses

19:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'Stand Your Cyberground' Law: A Novel Proposal for Digital Security

19:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Progressives Should Be Uneasy About Obama's Bin Laden Ad

19:02 [Disinformation] More: Everything Thomas Sowell Thinks is Wrong (Video)

19:05 [zero hedge] The Bulging Costs Of America's Obesity Epidemic

19:06 [NPR] EPA Official Resigns For Saying EPA Should 'Crucify' Non-Compliant Oil Companies

19:07 [Russia Today] Ocean to auction block: Real Bond villain stealth ship yours for just $100,000 (PHOTOS)

19:08 [The Atlantic: International] A Radically Different Way of Bringing U.S. Aid to Pakistan

19:09 [CNN] EPA official resigns over 'crucify' remark

19:09 [Fox News: politics] Romney: 'Of course' I would have ordered bin Laden raid

19:12 [Good] Live Chat: Sex, Gender, and Girls

19:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] Word-by-Word Pictures of the History of English

19:14 [The Onion] Errant Keystroke Produces Character Never Before Seen By Human Eyes

19:15 [Global Voices] Malawi: Time to Rebuild Brand Malawi

19:16 [Raw Story] Radio host: Contraception mandate like Muslims forcing you to ‘kill your family’

19:16 [Truthdig] The Obama Contradiction

19:16 [Topix Activism News] 'The Artist' star in new PETA ad

19:17 [Fox News] Wind Farms Are Warming The Earth, Research Finds

19:17 [The Nation] A Q&A With Harry Kelber: 'Working People Have to Be Involved in Their Own Fate'

19:20 [Global Voices] Botswana: Review: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

19:21 [NPR] Energy Transfer Partners To Buy Sunoco For $5.3B

19:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama Looks for Some of the Bill Clinton Magic to Rub off on Him

19:24 [CNET News] Delay that Apple gratification and save bucks, data says

19:27 [The Atlantic: National] Increasing the Value of a Liberal Education

19:29 [] Pioneer of global peace studies hints at link between Norway massacre and Mossad

19:31 [] 'The Austerity Trap Has Sprung': Countries Should Chose Growth-Oriented Policies

19:31 [The Independent] Boris Johnson swears on camera about investigative work of BBC journalist

19:33 [Disinformation] The White House Offers Rare Defense of Drone Attacks

19:33 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: The Road to Rio Goes Through Cairo

19:34 [Fox News: politics] White House official confirms US carries out drone strikes

19:34 [] Netanyahu at father's funeral: You showed Israel the meaning of commitment

19:35 [zero hedge] OBaMa ADoPTS NeW CaMPaiGN SLoGaN: KiCK iT FoRWaRD!

19:36 [OpEdNews] Washington and Israel Threaten Humanity

19:36 [BBC: Also in the news] Beauty pageant in fidelity pledge

19:36 [Big Think] Are American Universities Sustainable?

19:38 [CNET News] Oracle: Google execs 'knew this day would come'

19:41 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Energy Forests, the Feminine Art of Reforesting

19:41 [Truthdig] Drone Patrols Grow on the Northern Border

19:42 [Slashdot] Australian Billionaire Plans To Build Titanic II

19:42 [The Atlantic: National] A Jim Crow View of the Southern Plantation System

19:43 [Amnesty International] Bahrain urged to release Al-Khawaja as appeal of activists announced

19:44 [CNET News] Should I see 'The Avengers' in 3D?

19:45 [CBC: politics] Federal job cuts hitting Parks Canada

19:46 [The Independent] Argentina’s UK ambassador ambushes William Hague with questions on the Falklands

19:46 [Raw Story] First woman convicted of Bosnia war crimes

19:51 [Fox News: politics] Federal judge blocks Texas from cutting off Planned Parenthood

19:51 [Raw Story] Romney: ‘Even Jimmy Carter’ would have killed bin Laden

19:51 [NPR] Venezuela's Chávez Seeks Permission To Return To Cuba For Treatment

19:52 [Russia Today] Drone strikes are back: US and Pakistan fighting over extrajudicial murders

19:54 [CNN] Escaped activist's fate hangs over Clinton China trip

19:54 [Deutsche Welle] Senior Nigerian police officer survives bombing,,15918831,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:54 [straight] Photo of the Day: Cherry blossoms at sunset

19:55 [Reuters] U.S. diplomat in China to discuss dissident's case

19:55 [CBC: politics] Parks Canada hit by latest federal job cuts

19:56 [CNET News] Verizon intros prepaid plans for smartphone, Jetpack hotspot

19:56 [Truthdig] Zombie Politics, Democracy, and the Threat of Authoritarianism - Part I

19:56 [NPR] Crash That Killed Seven Was Along 'Cursed' Stretch Of Bronx River Parkway

19:58 [BuzzFlash] The GOP Knows It Can Only Win the White House by Disenfranchising Voters. Just Ask George W. Bush.

20:01 [zero hedge] Goose-Stepping Hitler-ites Threaten Greece's Utopia

20:06 [Raw Story] British court orders ISPs to block The Pirate Bay within weeks

20:06 [The Atlantic: In Focus] All-Request Photos: Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ernest Hemingway, Lucha Libre ...

20:06 [NPR] Romney Pulls Jimmy Carter Into His Bin Laden Fight With Obama

20:06 [Big Think] Why the Future of Nuclear Energy May Depend on Media Coverage

20:07 [CNN] Activists allege forced abortions, sterilizations in China

20:09 [CNN] Drug cheats given Olympic green light

20:11 [Anarchist news] Charles Johnson on his Many Publications, Libertarian Feminism and Anarchic Individualism

20:12 [Good] A New App Helps You Buy Less—and Give Generously

20:13 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Short History of Mitt Romney's Views on the Detroit Bailout

20:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] High Oil Costs Drive Jamaica's Clean Energy Agenda

20:18 [The Atlantic: International] The Fate of Chen Guangcheng

20:19 [Fox News] Tycoon Plans to Build New And Improved Titanic

20:21 [The Progressive] Doug La Follette on Why He’s Running for Wisc. Governor

20:22 [Russia Today] Conditioned play: EU may boycott EURO 2012 over Tymoshenko case

20:22 [ZDNET] Free Thunderbolt cables offered with top-capacity drives

20:23 [CNN] Egyptian military source: No Cabinet shuffle pending

20:25 [] Kyrgyzstan: Climate Change Creates Agricultural Uncertainty

20:26 [Mother Jones] The Media's Real Social Security Problem

20:26 [CNET News] iRobot hitches a ride on Ava mobile robot

20:27 [The Onion] [video] Kid Screaming Behind Passenger During Entire Plane Crash

20:27 [Slashdot] Silicene Discovered: Single-layer Silicon That Could Beat Graphene To Market

20:28 [] Washington and Israel Threaten Humanity

20:29 [CNN] Where in the world ... ?

20:32 [Fox News: politics] Baltimore political operative on trial over claim he tried to suppress black vote

20:33 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

20:34 [ZDNET] Microsoft's 'Casablanca': Taking C++ to the cloud

20:34 [CNN] Nonprofit gets wheels for needy military couple with a baby on the way

20:35 [CNET News] Top 5 monitor values under $500

20:36 [Raw Story] Supreme Court will rule on if deportation ruling is retroactive

20:36 [The Progressive] Tucson Schools Block Ana Castillo

20:40 [Reuters] Data points to weaker economic momentum

20:41 [CNN] 'Uprising' documents role of hip-hop in L.A. riots

20:41 [msnbc] Senior EPA official resigns over 'crucify' comments

20:42 [NPR] Obama: U.S. Always Brings Up Human Rights With Chinese

20:43 [Disinformation] Jimmy Kimmel Challenges Obama On Marijuana Laws

20:43 [Slate Magazine] Homo Say What?

20:47 [Fox News] Nothing Sacred? Burglars Target Houses of Worship

20:49 [CNN] First Dougherty sibling gets 32 years for Colorado part of multistate crime spree

20:49 [zero hedge] Guest Post: In Defense Of The Corporation

20:51 [OpEdNews] United Against the War on Women

20:52 [NPR] In Cell Era, Timepieces Are Fashion Trend To Watch

20:54 [CNET News] Verizon, Comcast join forces in six new markets

20:55 [straight] The Georgia Straight presents Laura Marling at the Commodore


20:55 [zero hedge] Watch Paul Krugman Dispense Keynesian Brilliance, Debate Ron Paul Live

20:56 [Mother Jones] Why the Commander-in-Chief's War Powers Have Crossed the Line

20:57 [The Onion] Editorial Cartoon: For Whom The Ball Drops

20:58 [CNET News] Facebook to unveil 'life-saving tool' tomorrow

20:59 [Mostly Water] Ontario NDP Enables Savage Austerity Budget

21:02 [NPR] George Zimmerman's Defense Takes Case To The Web

21:02 [Fox News: politics] Obama sidesteps question on escaped Chinese dissident

21:03 [Slate Magazine] The High Cost of Heart Disease and Cancer

21:04 [Guardian] James Murdoch to face MPs' criticism over phone hacking

21:04 [CNN] Documents reveal al Qaeda's plans for seizing cruise ships, carnage in Europe

21:05 [msnbc: politics] Would bin Laden be alive under President Romney?

21:06 [Raw Story] Microsoft ventures into ebook market with Barnes & Noble

21:06 [Truthdig] David Harvey and Occupy’s May Day

21:06 [OpEdNews] Clueless

21:06 [ZDNET] Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive: which one is right for you?

21:06 [Big Think] France's Liberal Sexuality Extends to Its Presidency

21:08 [The Atlantic: Technology] Is a Facebook Like Protected Under the First Amendment? A Court Says No

21:08 [CNN] Documents give new details on al Qaeda's London bombings

21:08 [Slashdot] 1 World Trade Center Becomes the Tallest Building In NYC

21:10 [ZDNET] Google defends fair use of Java on Android in closing statements

21:11 [msnbc: politics] Obama challenges Romney on past comments on bin Laden

21:12 [Reuters: politics] Romney says he would have ordered bin Laden killing

21:12 [Moral Low Ground] Irish Priests Vow to Disobey New Child Sex Abuse Confession Law

21:13 [The Atlantic: Technology] The New Math of Some Shifting Meanings

21:13 [Fox News: politics] Obama: North Korean provocations a sign of weakness

21:14 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Another Olympics Sans Saudi Women?

21:15 [AL JAZEERA] Many missing as ferry sinks in India's Assam

21:18 [The Atlantic: International] Netanyahu's Bad Weekend

21:18 [CNN: Crime] Judge: Zimmerman can keep money

21:18 [Telegraph] Blood test 'could detect breast cancer years in advance'

21:20 [] Israel’s AG: Decision on Lieberman probe to be made in coming weeks

21:21 [Truthdig] Gloom and Doom on the Global Job Front

21:22 [NPR] Romney Campaign Tries To Reopen Obama-Clinton Primary Fight Wounds

21:22 [CNET News] Tiny mic could improve cochlear implants

21:24 [Deutsche Welle] Greece opens immigrant detention center,,15919335,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:25 [CNET News] Zillow launches Android app for rentals (podcast)

21:26 [Mother Jones] Faux Outrage Claims Another Victim

21:26 [Raw Story] Lawmaker gets only 1 donation after ‘lesbian’ Girls Scouts remark

21:27 [Russia Today] Lockheed Martin strike to make F-35 even more expensive

21:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] Where Do All Those BuzzFeed Cute Animal Pictures Come From?

21:31 [] Federal Judge Blocks Texas Effort to De-Fund Planned Parenthood

21:36 [Fox News: politics] Group launches app allowing travelers to file complaints on TSA screeners

21:37 [Big Think] That Spa Black Magic and the Joy of Cooking: Are You Being Pampered, or Basted?

21:38 [Red Pepper] Corporate EUtopia: resistance and alternatives

21:39 [Deutsche Welle] Temporary employment in Germany still controversial,,15914612,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:39 [CNN] Obama affirms strong economic, security ties with Japan

21:41 [CNET News] Samsung Canada bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to nine Galaxy devices

21:43 [The Onion] Poll: Support For Afghanistan War Up Among Americans Who Love Horrible Situations

21:44 [zero hedge] Egan Jones Cuts Spain For Second Time In Two Weeks, From BBB- To BB+

21:47 [NPR] Farmers Cheer Administration's About-Face On Limiting Teen Farm Work

21:48 [Disinformation] The Terrorist Plots Hatched by the FBI

21:49 [CNN] The Freedom Tower, rising from ashes

21:51 [Slashdot] How Online Black Markets Work

21:56 [Mother Jones] Suppressing the Vote is Harder Than it Looks

21:56 [CNET News] Snow Leopard hit hardest by Flashback malware

21:56 [Raw Story] Texas judge foils Perry’s plot to kill Planned Parenthood

21:58 [The Atlantic: National] A 1965 Film Makes the Case for Urban Renewal

21:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Lichtenstein: Will Power to the People (to Remix, That Is) Offset the Super PACs?

22:01 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney Responds to Obama Over Bin Laden Raid

22:01 [Truthdig] What to Expect on May Day

22:03 [Slate Magazine] Double Helping of Hate

22:04 [CNN] Venezuela's Chavez to head back to Cuba for more cancer treatment

22:05 [CNET News] Apple nudging developers to get apps Gatekeeper-ready

22:07 [Big Think] More on Mann & Ornstein's "Blaming Republicans for Polarization" Narrative

22:08 [Moral Low Ground] Tennessee High School Student Jeff Shott Dons Jesus Costume for “Fictional Character Day”; Gets $1,000 FFRF Scholarship

22:11 [OpEdNews] A Closer Look at the Secret Service

22:12 [NPR] Robots Win Battle For Attention At Science Fair

22:15 [Fox News: politics] Wife of ex-aide says Edwards' love-child paternity scheme made her 'mad'

22:16 [Reuters] White House: U.S. drone killings legal to combat threats

22:16 [Topix Activism News] Top EPA official resigns over 'crucify' comment

22:19 [Telegraph] Queen's Diamond Jubilee: BBC staff urged not to strike

22:21 [ZDNET] Australia to question Microsoft, Apple, others in 'price gouging' probe

22:22 [Fox News: politics] US not reporting all Afghan troop attacks on American soldiers

22:25 [CNET News] Ballistic's latest iPhone 4, 4S case bumps up protection (review)

22:26 [Mother Jones] Utility Company Expects Apple's New Data Center to Guzzle Plenty of Dirty Energy

22:27 [Russia Today] The hunt for Kony: US troops chill out in the bush

22:29 [CNN] RuPaul previews tonight's crowning of America's Next Drag Superstar

22:32 [AL JAZEERA] Scores dead as ferry sinks in India's Assam

22:32 [Slashdot] Book Review: Drupal Intranets With Open Atrium

22:32 [CNN] Why a pundit wrote a novel

22:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] Occupy Wall Street's Debt to Melville

22:33 [Disinformation] “Branding Police” Will Patrol 2012 Olympics

22:33 [CNN] Activists: U.N. monitors helping, but violence and worries persist

22:36 [CNET News] Discovery Channel crashes 727 to, um, see what happens

22:36 [zero hedge] Treasuries And Gold Outperform As Financials Drag Stocks Down In April

22:36 [Guardian] David Cameron forced to answer Jeremy Hunt questions

22:36 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Review: Learning from the Octopus

22:37 [CNET News] Panasonic shampoo robot hits the salon

22:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: Dan Savage vs. the Bible (and Some High Schoolers)

22:41 [Raw Story] Girl allegedly punished for sitting during the Pledge of Allegiance

22:44 [The Onion] Biden Unveils New Health Initiative To Make U.S. Women Hotter

22:45 [Fox News] EPA Official Resigns After 'Crucify' Comment Furor

22:45 [] Central Asia and Caucasus: Looking Back at Wikileaks Two Years On

22:46 [Electronic Intifada] Why are Gaza children being robbed of fun this summer?

22:49 [CNN] Widow of man who freed exotic animals to get them back

22:51 [CNET News] The Walking Dead game is not what you think, and that's a good thing

22:58 [Moral Low Ground] San Franciscan Henry Wolf Sues BMW, Claims Motorcycle Ride Gave Him 2-Year Erection

22:59 [CNN] Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' would have ordered bin Laden attack

23:01 [CNN] Obama mum on activist's case in Beijing

23:01 [msnbc] Judge: Texas can't omit Planned Parenthood

23:06 [zero hedge] Paul Vs Paul Post-Mortem

23:06 [Raw Story] Court returns MegaUpload founder’s cash, cars

23:07 [NPR] The Current U.S.-China Stanoff Has A Precedent

23:10 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 1, 2012

23:11 [CNET News] No more rewind on many SiriusXM channels

23:12 [OpEdNews] Homelessness, Death and Trickle Down Economics: Social Justice Movement Returns Home to Berkeley

23:15 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:15 [Slashdot] Hulu To Require Viewers To Have Cable Subscriptions

23:17 [NPR] In Spain, The Church Offers More Than Salvation

23:19 [Deutsche Welle] EU budget proposal sparks dispute,,15919414,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:22 [Russia Today] ‘General strike’ to hit the US on May First

23:24 [CNET News] Petition urges Lucasfilm to bring giant facility to troubled city

23:26 [Global Voices] A Global Voices Guide to re:publica Berlin 2012

23:26 [Mother Jones] WATCH: The Foxx in the Schoolhouse [Saunders Cartoon]

23:31 [Raw Story] Oklahoma Supreme Court: ‘Fetal personhood’ initiative ‘clearly unconstitutional’

23:32 [CNN: Money] A DAY WITHOUT THE 99%

23:32 [Reuters] Microsoft eyes tablet lift via Barnes & Noble deal

23:34 [ZDNET] Will Barnes & Noble and Nook usher in a $199 Windows Metro tablet?

23:35 [CNN: Entertainment] Suleman open to porn offer

23:37 [Telegraph] Thames Water accused of 'mismanagement' by closing two dozen reservoirs

23:39 [CNET News] Thunderbolt cables prove expensive to make cheaply

23:41 [World Policy Institute] Switzerland to Germany: "We're not Crooks!"

23:42 [Care] Students Rebuild Partners with One Million Bones to Raise Awareness of Humanitarian Crises & $500,000 for CARE

23:42 [The Onion] BEAVERTON, OR—Everybody just about died when Kim Biller, 15, wore the cutest shoes ever.

23:43 [The Atlantic: Politics] 'Even Jimmy Carter'

23:46 [Raw Story] Osama bin Laden complained of al Qaeda ‘disaster’

23:47 [Fox News] Judge Stops Texas From Cutting Off Women's Clinic

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23:55 [Reuters] Homeownership rate drops to 15-year low

23:56 [Slashdot] Is Humanity Still Evolving?

23:57 [CNN] City beat United in battle of Manchester

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23:58 [The Atlantic: National] George Zimmerman's Ammunition

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