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00:01 [The Hindu - News] HC breather for Dharmana

00:01 [The Hindu - News] Pillai sticks to stand on Ganesh

00:01 [zero hedge] "Freely Traded Markets Are An Anachronism; Fundamental Rules No Longer Apply"

00:03 [The Hindu - News] Court rejects CPI(M) leaders’ plea against changing prison

00:03 [NPR] Cargo Plane Crash In Afghanistan Kills 7

00:03 [NPR] How One College Is Closing The Computer Science Gender Gap

00:05 [Disinformation] Is SETI Science?

00:05 [Slate Magazine] Men in Uniform

00:05 [CNN: Technology] Now, Google can search without your help

00:05 [CNN: Technology] Scientists build a baseball-playing robot

00:06 [Russia Today] String of violent attacks rock Iraq, killing 23

00:06 [Good] CVS Caremark: Building Healthier Communities With Strategic Local Grants

00:07 [CNN: Money] Gay NBA player could get endorsement boost

00:07 [CNET News] Samsung Nexus 11 to debut in 2013, report says

00:08 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - April 30, 2013

00:09 [CBC: politics] Mulcair pursues documents in allegations of top court misconduct

00:13 [Truthdig] Ripped From Tomorrow’s Headlines: Brian Wood, Comic Book Futurist

00:16 [CNN] Boston probe eyes slain Canadian jihadist, source says

00:18 [Fox News] Jersey Shore Rebounding After Sandy

00:18 [Fox News] LOOKING FOR CLUES: FBI Steps Up Probe, Enters Home of Bomber's Widow

00:18 [Fox News] GUN LAW BACKLASH: Gunmakers Leave After States Pass New Laws

00:18 [Fox News] TO SPACE AND BACK: Virgin Makes History With Rocket-Powered Flight

00:19 [Fox News] Feds eye Mississippi feud in ricin letter case- VIDEO: Suspect in ricin letters case due in court

00:19 [Fox News] US urges N. Korea to release detained American

00:19 [Fox News] US loans from China at issue in debt-ceiling fight- WH blames sequester on GOP's 'misguided priorities'

00:19 [Fox News] Senate bill aimed at curbing visa overstays

00:19 [Fox News] Mom jailed for forcing daughter, 14, to get pregnant

00:20 [Slate Magazine] Flights of Fancy

00:21 [straight] CBC is hiring; Caucasians need not apply

00:22 [CBC: politics] Former Montreal mayor 'as shocked as you' by corruption inquiry's revelations

00:22 [Telegraph] Prisoners stripped of right to watch TV

00:22 [Telegraph] Mikael Jonsson: chef who beat seafood allergies makes splash in top 100 of world cuisine

00:22 [Telegraph] World's Best Restaurants 2013: the top 100 in full

00:22 [Telegraph] Bradley Wiggins: Sir Wiggo's harsh words for Olympians who 'cashed in'

00:22 [Telegraph] Italy's Enrico Letta vows to reverse austerity

00:24 [straight] Now here's a haircut ripe for the picking

00:26 [Russia Today] Pirate Party makes history in Iceland elections

00:27 [Voice of America] Gamblers Not So Anonymous: Beijing Keeps Closer Eye on Macau

00:31 [zero hedge] QBAMCO On Precious Metals And The Coming 'Great Reset'

00:31 [Slashdot] Space Coffee, Just the Way You Like It

00:36 [Russia Today] Facebook bleeding users despite revenue growth

00:36 [Fox News: politics] Obama administration officials threatened whistle-blowers on Benghazi, lawyer says

00:38 [msnbc: politics] Cautious steps in confronting Syria

00:38 [msnbc: politics] Critics continue to point fingers at Clinton over Benghazi

00:38 [msnbc: politics] Sideshow: Gohmert, Palin are back with the same old complaints

00:38 [msnbc: politics] Obama throws jokes, small punches at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

00:40 [CBC: politics] Foreign worker program gets new rules, higher fees

00:44 [CNN] New York officials to seek human remains at 9/11 plane part site

00:45 [Topix Activism News] Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan: Britain under Shadow of UAE Human Rights Record

00:49 [Truthdig] A Farmer’s Life, In Focus and on Film

00:52 [straight] Willie Nelson makes a gold-quality pitch for the role of Gandalf

00:52 [Raw Story] Global carbon dioxide levels on pace to hit ‘sobering milestone’ of 400ppm

00:53 [CNN] Opinion: Jones filtered music through broken heart

00:55 [Reuters: politics] Transport chief LaHood exits politics, Obama picks Foxx

00:55 [Reuters: politics] Senate foes of gun bill suffer in polls

00:59 [Slashdot] National Security Draft For Fining Tech Company "Noncompliance" On Wiretapping

01:10 [CNET News] Lab-quality microscope now mounts onto most Apple iOS devices

01:11 [zero hedge] Weaponized America: Sturm, Ruger Backlog Doubles; Gun Production, Shipments Surge

01:12 [Raw Story] Anthony Bourdain on drug legalization: It will never happen

01:16 [Reuters] Guatemala judge looks set to restart Rios Montt trial: lawyers

01:16 [Global Voices] Ukraine's TVi Saga: 31 Journalists Resign

01:19 [The Independent] Postcard from Beijing

01:19 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: All in this together? I beg to differ!

01:19 [The Independent] iStyle: The future of fashion

01:20 [Fox News] Obama Administration Accused of Threats to Benghazi Whistle-Blowers

01:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] ANZ profits swell to $3.18b

01:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sydney has the worst airport

01:23 [Guardian] Prisoners must wear uniforms as Grayling cracks down on perks

01:23 [Voice of America] US Task Force Recommends Widespread HIV Testing

01:27 [CNET News] Microsoft's Azure gets competitive with $1B in revenue

01:27 [BBC: Technology] Football? There’s a stat for that

01:27 [msnbc: politics] Typo delays Obama’s signature on FAA furlough fix

01:29 [Truthdig] A Farmer’s Life, in Focus and on Film

01:31 [CNET News] Should you worry about a Damaged Files folder?

01:32 [msnbc: politics] Christie's high approval ratings could be a lesson to the GOP

01:32 [msnbc: politics] Mark Sanford set to debate Elizabeth Colbert Busch

01:32 [msnbc: politics] Former Supreme Court justice doubts Bush v. Gore decision

01:32 [msnbc: politics] New data reveals voter suppression may have backfired

01:32 [msnbc: politics] Palin’s White House Correspondents Dinner hypocrisy revealed

01:34 [NPR] Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: 'The Rose'

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Fewer homeless, a Bush legacy

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Dem: Cuts hurting our kids, elderly

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Obama gives as good as he gets at 'Nerd Prom'

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Boston bombings: Death-penalty expert appointed for Tsarnaev

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Ricin suspect ordered held without bond

01:34 [CNN: Politics] Zelizer: When will Obama reform our government?

01:35 [Disinformation] Does Anti-Defamation League Leader Supports Blanket Spying on American Muslims?

01:35 [CNN: Money] Harrison Ford: There are no great movies in environmental issues

01:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Then there was one

01:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Little old lady was killer'

01:40 [BBC: Technology] Finding the perfect fit

01:42 [Raw Story] Guantanamo gets extra medical staff as hunger strike continues

01:42 [Raw Story] Those who choose utilitarian ethics have empathy deficit, study finds

01:44 [Topix Activism News] Activists urge US to stop arms pouring into Mexico

01:45 [straight] Win Butler and Regine Chassagne quietly add to the Arcade Fire family

01:45 [straight] Learning the complicated Chinese family tree (or at least trying to)

01:45 [straight] Open letter: Thou shalt not commit sociology (or critical thinking of any kind)

01:47 [Slashdot] EU To Ban Neonicotinoid Insecticides

01:47 [CNN] Case against abortion doctor is 'hype and exaggeration,' defense says

01:50 [CNN: Politics] Dem: Cuts hurting kids, elderly

01:51 [CNET News] Hydrogen-fueled Aston Martin laps Nurburgring

01:52 [AL JAZEERA] Kerry meets Arab ministers on peace process

01:52 [straight] Vancouver-Langara MLA Moira Stilwell releases a video about health care

01:53 [CNN: Politics] Perry demands apology over newspaper's plant blast cartoon

01:55 [Telegraph] Images show frail Nelson Mandela

01:55 [Telegraph] Schoolchildren should play poker to teach them about risk, leading headmaster says

01:55 [Telegraph] Breast cancer drug 'benefits at-risk patients'

01:55 [Telegraph] Gene therapy for heart failure

01:55 [Telegraph] Jury in Michael Jackson death trial told concert promoters ignored warning signs

02:00 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Wishes, Fantasies, Delusions, And Dumbasses

02:06 [msnbc: politics] Did SCOTUS err in taking on Bush v. Gore?

02:06 [Good] Big-Time VC: Why Aren't Tech Startups Tackling the Important Stuff?

02:07 [CNN] Suspect in ricin case described as 'a little different'

02:09 [BBC: Education] India's Super-12: Helping poor students crack competitive exams

02:12 [Raw Story] Germany’s top Catholic calls for female deacons

02:13 [Fox News] Etna's Incredible Light Show

02:13 [Fox News] Sheep That Glow in Dark

02:14 [straight] Memories of hardcore Ed Wood

02:15 [CNET News] MLB brings live game streaming to YouTube, but not in U.S.

02:15 [Pravda] Obamacare: Unaffordable сoverage

02:17 [Voice of America] New Documentary Explores Aluminum's 'Dark Side'

02:19 [Truthdig] Biden Weighs In on Torture Report, Senators Face Backlash Over Vote, and More

02:19 [Guardian] ANC criticised over Nelson Mandela video

02:21 [Reuters] Breaking a sports barrier, NBA's Jason Collins comes out as gay

02:22 [The Independent] Formula One's Williams group hits the skids

02:22 [The Independent] Banks to handle Royal Mail sale

02:22 [The Independent] BHP Billiton sells copper mine

02:22 [The Independent] Big lift for Aberdeen Asset Management

02:22 [The Independent] Solvency II has caused 'confusion and anger' says Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie

02:22 [The Independent] UK pension deal to let Kodak exit bankruptcy

02:22 [Slashdot] Inventor of OpenFlow SDN Admits Most SDN Today Is Hype

02:25 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The “And I’m Gay” Edition

02:29 [Big Think] Could Twitter Crash the Markets? It's Already Causing Mischief.

02:29 [Big Think] How Economic Austerity Costs Lives

02:30 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt walks out of nuclear talks in Geneva

02:30 [AL JAZEERA] Syria PM escapes car bomb attack

02:31 [CNET News] Yahoo continues to recast itself and debuts two new ad features

02:32 [zero hedge] IceCap Asset Management: "Achtung Baby"

02:36 [CNN] Did boxing damage play a role in Boston bombings?

02:36 [AlterNet] Michael Pollan: Americans Cook Less Than Ever, But Love Watching It on TV -- New Book Takes Food Revolution into the Kitchen

02:40 [CNET News] Will the next Xbox be called Xbox Infinity?

02:42 [Raw Story] Fox News host Geraldo Rivera: GOP crippled by right wing radio hosts

02:46 [CNET News] Twitter may already have an app for Google Glass

02:47 [Guardian] Evo Morales to seek second re-election in Boliva after court ruling

02:47 [Reuters: politics] Kerry seeks to build Arab support for Israeli-Palestinian peace

02:50 [msnbc: politics] Colbert Bush, Sanford face-off

02:50 [BBC: Education] Allow children to 'make mistakes'

02:50 [BBC: Education] Royal College of Teaching proposed

02:50 [AlterNet] Don’t Stop Believin’: Do Atheists Really Need a Church?

02:50 [AlterNet] "Sober Living" is Prime Real Estate for Slumlords Exploiting Recovering Addicts

02:56 [Mother Jones] Corn on Hardball: The All-Too-Familiar Call for War in Syria

02:58 [The Progressive] Slow Recovery from Sandy

02:59 [Reuters] Syrian prime minister survives Damascus bombing, six die

03:00 [CNET News] Leaked doc shows Foursquare's big plans for your check-in data

03:01 [Russia Today] Boston Marathon bombing investigators find new, female DNA evidence

03:01 [Reuters: politics] Mississippi man makes court appearance in ricin letters case

03:05 [Disinformation] Solar Powered Plane to Fly Around The World

03:05 [Amnesty International] Sri Lanka: Report exposes the government’s violent repression of dissent

03:06 [zero hedge] JPM Reclassifies Another 4.7K Ounces Of Gold Into Eligible

03:06 [Russia Today] Ron Paul slams Boston bombing response

03:06 [Russia Today] Canadian boxer may have inspired Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

03:06 [Russia Today] String of violent attacks rock Iraq, killing 23

03:06 [Russia Today] Pirate Party makes history in Iceland elections

03:06 [Russia Today] Facebook bleeding users despite revenue growth

03:06 [Russia Today] Boston Marathon bombing investigators find new, female DNA evidence

03:07 [Raw Story] Tennessee Republican attacks ‘disgusting’ Humane Society over ‘tape and rape’

03:11 [Telegraph] Boston bombings: FBI takes bags of evidence from home of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's wife

03:11 [Telegraph] Mexican official's daughter gets restaurant shut down after she didn't get the right table

03:11 [Russia Today] Syrian pro-government hackers hijack The Guardian on Twitter

03:12 [BBC: Technology] Alibaba buys stake in China's Weibo

03:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Clampdown on CSOs Worldwide

03:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Older Women in Cuba Take Steps to Improve Quality of Life

03:16 [Russia Today] NYPD stop-and-frisk whistleblowers facing retribution

03:24 [The Independent] TV, gym, DVDs... prisoners will have to 'earn privileges' in Government crackdown on lax regime

03:25 [Telegraph] More doctors sent to address Guantanamo hunger strike

03:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Comanchero bikies arrested after Sydney raids

03:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Airport cashes in but service nosedives

03:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Female DNA' on Boston bomb

03:30 [Voice of America] Arab League Backs Israeli-Palestinian Land Swaps

03:32 [Moral Low Ground] Budget Cuts Put US Children at Elevated Risk of Lead Poisoning

03:33 [Fox News: politics] Republicans concerned about new details on farmer payout, led by Obama appointees

03:38 [Reuters] New database focuses on China's secretive aid to Africa

03:39 [msnbc: politics] Six-months after Sandy billions spent on disaster relief

03:39 [CNN] Jurors in Philadelphia abortion doctor trial hear final arguments

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Airport cashes in but service dives

03:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Surviving hell in a factory collapse

03:47 [Raw Story] Obama calls Jason Collins to praise his bravery in coming out

03:51 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S4 India launch weirdly tries 'Gangnam Style'

03:51 [Russia Today] Egyptian students clash with police over second mass food poisoning in one month

03:56 [msnbc: politics] New polling shows political price for opposing gun control

03:56 [msnbc: politics] Democrats vow no more piecemeal repeal of sequester

03:56 [AL JAZEERA] US ups medics at Guantanamo over strike

03:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] Johns keen to clear air over horse row

03:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] The last days of Mosese

04:00 [BBC: Health] 'Heart-healing virus' trial starts

04:04 [zero hedge] The Spot Price of Precious Metals Is Becoming Irrelevant

04:06 [Slashdot] How To Promote Stage Comedy In a Geeky Way?

04:17 [Raw Story] Dorner manifesto inspires fired LAPD officers to seek reviews of their cases

04:17 [Raw Story] Chris Christie’s praise of Obama unlikely to hurt his 2016 prospects

04:19 [CNN] AEG lawyer: 'Ugly stuff' to come in Michael Jackson death trial

04:22 [Fox News] A WOMAN INVOLVED? Source Says Female DNA Found on Boston Bomb

04:23 [Fox News: politics] Sanford, Colbert Busch trade jabs in spirited debate ahead of South Carolina election

04:24 [NPR] Palmetto Face-Off: Sanford, Colbert Busch In Spirited Debate

04:28 [AL JAZEERA] US assesses reported Syrian chemical use

04:40 [msnbc: politics] Sanford plays party card with Colbert Busch in sole S.C. debate

04:44 [NPR] 'Very, Very Courageous': Rick Welts On Jason Collins

04:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I'll kill the bitch': accused says fatal shot fired in self-defence

04:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] Comanchero arrested over bomb plot

04:45 [CBC: politics] Neil Macdonald: The 'monarchs of money' and the war on savers

04:46 [Russia Today] UN renews call for full access to Syria for chemical weapons inquiry

04:52 [Raw Story] Fox News host: Denouncing violence against Muslims ‘could be perceived’ as offensive

04:55 [Reuters] Intel CEO backs SoftBank's bid for Sprint over Dish's offer

04:56 [The Hindu - News] Congress will put State back on track, says Manmohan

04:59 [Truthdig] Syria Is Still Not Our Fight

05:00 [zero hedge] Presenting: The Housing Bubble 2.0

05:02 [CNET News] Yahoo's bid for Dailymotion reportedly axed by French pol

05:02 [CNET News] Yahoo rolls out six original shows and new TV partnerships

05:03 [The Hindu - News] How the BWSSB ‘ditch’ed its responsibility

05:08 [Deutsche Welle] Netherlands' Queen Beatrix bids farewell on eve of abdication

05:11 [The Hindu - News] Officials on poll duty, tax collection dips

05:14 [AL JAZEERA] Bolivia's Morales 'can run' for third term

05:14 [AntiWar] Shi’ites Attacked in Southern Iraq: 49 Killed, 100 Wounded

05:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘T’ sentiment echoes in Delhi

05:17 [msnbc: politics] GOP war on women stigmatizing patients while closing clinics

05:17 [msnbc: politics] VA change afoot as Senate calls for Obama to help veterans?

05:17 [msnbc: politics] Mass. voters prep for primaries to fill Kerry seat

05:18 [CNN: Money] Dr. Doom: Buy stocks while you still can

05:28 [msnbc: politics] Elizabeth Colbert Busch debates Mark Sanford

05:28 [msnbc: politics] Mitch McConnell responds to President Obama’s joke

05:28 [msnbc: politics] The internal gun debate of the Republican party

05:28 [msnbc: politics] Only most powerful spared pain of GOP-style austerity

05:29 [CNN] Cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan, killing all 7 on board

05:37 [The Hindu - News] M.P. child rape victim dies in Nagpur

05:39 [The Hindu - News] Congress activists clash in Korutla

05:52 [Russia Today] Russian baby returned to parents after mix-up over ‘neglect’ in US

05:54 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty: Sri Lanka gov't acting harsher on critics

05:57 [Russia Today] Baby returned to parents after mix-up over ‘neglect’ in US

05:57 [Moral Low Ground] Indiana Retiree Gloria Chubb Finds Dead Toad in Can of Meijer Green Beans

06:00 [Telegraph] Catherine Zeta-Jones in treatment for bipolar disorder

06:00 [Telegraph] Call for boycott of Andaman Islands

06:00 [AntiWar] Their War, Not Ours

06:01 [The Atlantic: International] Most Misleading Headline/Photo Combo in History Award

06:03 [Fox News: politics] VA tells officials to reduce disability backlog or lose bonuses

06:07 [Russia Today] Study finds 'soup of toxic chemicals' in the air near Arkansas ExxonMobil spill site

06:09 [CNN] Cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan, kills 7 Americans

06:10 [Slashdot] Spain's Extremadura Starts Move To GNU/Linux, Open Source

06:10 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

06:16 [Voice of America] China Arrests 19 'Terrorists' Linked to Xinjiang Violence

06:17 [Russia Today] Аs Guantanamo hunger strike worsens, Navy brings in dozens of medical reinforcements

06:17 [Reuters] Japan household spending at nine-year high as "Abenomics" gains momentum

06:18 [Fox News] Heavy Hitter to Broadway?

06:22 [Reuters: politics] Arab League seems to soften Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

06:22 [Reuters] Arab League seems to soften Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

06:26 [The Hindu - News] Victims ask candidates to take anti-tobacco stance

06:26 [The Hindu - News] Advani’s chopper makes emergency landing

06:27 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart: Congress doesn’t care about meals-on-wheels unless it is rolling down an aisle

06:27 [Infoshop] Hundreds of thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers strike after factory collapse

06:27 [Infoshop] Well-known Russian anti-fascist, Alexey Gaskarov, arrested

06:28 [Deutsche Welle] New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta survives vote of confidence

06:29 [Big Think] Today's Big Idea: Medical Ecology

06:29 [Big Think] Let's Talk Some Crap. Breaking the Bacteria Taboo.

06:30 [The Hindu - News] B.PAC decision to fund 14 ‘good’ candidates condemned

06:31 [AntiWar] Jeremy Scahill’s ‘Dirty’ Work

06:31 [AntiWar] Bedouins Prepare for Israel’s Expulsion Plan

06:31 [AntiWar] Obama and US Military Divided Over Syria?

06:31 [Reuters: politics] Sanford deflects talk of affair in South Carolina debate

06:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gai bowls over the 'bool

06:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Adverts pulled after public backlash

06:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Jurors grilled on hostility to Aussies

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Thieves follow man home, steal bag of cash

06:34 [AL JAZEERA] NBA player announces he is gay

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Cite specific instances of corruption: Shettar

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Docs urge State to bring in anti-quackery law

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Civic body rejects BSNL demand for Rs. 40 lakh

06:41 [The Hindu - News] 800 roads to be re-laid using funds saved from projects

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Transfers

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Old issues remain unaddressed

06:47 [The Hindu - News] “Sukhdev Vihar incinerator turning air toxic”

06:48 [Infoshop] Noam Chomsky: Obama's Attack on Civil Liberties Has Gone Way Beyond Imagination

06:48 [Guardian] Retailers compensate Dhaka victims

06:48 [CNN: Money] Alibaba takes stake in 'China's Twitter'

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Juvenile apprehended in Badarpur rape case

06:56 [CNN] South Korea: Joint military drills with U.S. over

06:57 [The Hindu - News] A symbiotic relationship

07:02 [zero hedge] Chart-Porn: Money Market Funds Levels, FRBNY FX Swaps, And ECB Metrics

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Poll fever heats up in this melting pot

07:03 [The Hindu - News] New SDMC officials elected

07:08 [Deutsche Welle] US, UN call for deeper look into Syria chemical weapons

07:11 [The Hindu - News] Rain triggers scramble for cover

07:13 [Reuters] Saudi-U.S. relations to withstand North American oil boom

07:13 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh’s unfolding tragedy….

07:14 [AL JAZEERA] Afghan security team receives CIA cash

07:18 [Reuters: politics] Saudi-U.S. relations to withstand North American oil boom

07:19 [CNET News] Microsoft frames Skype in inboxes

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Timeless tale of anguish

07:21 [CNN] Dutch Queen Beatrix to hand power over to son

07:23 [Global Voices] Pavel Durov, Russia's Zuckerberg, Fights for Control of His Creation

07:27 [Financial Times] Taiwan GDP growth falls to 1.5%

07:27 [Financial Times] Japan sees growth in consumer spending

07:28 [Financial Times] US electricity giant rejects privatisation plan

07:29 [Financial Times] UAE set to boost green energy

07:31 [The Hindu - News] Severed lives

07:32 [CNN] New York officials to seek human remains at 9/11 plane part site

07:36 [The Hindu - News] Hotels remain closed

07:38 [CNN] Training over, time to fly: CNN reporter goes supersonic

07:38 [Guardian] Gene therapy trials offer hope for heart patients

07:38 [Guardian] Community resolution being used for violent crimes, despite guidelines

07:38 [AL JAZEERA] Extra medical staff sent to Guantanamo

07:39 [Reuters] Insight: Why did Cypriot banks keep buying Greek bonds?

07:43 [CNN] Detectives quiz sex offenders in hunt for girl's killer

07:46 [Mother Jones] We Are All Free Traders Now

07:48 [Telegraph] World's best restaurants 2013: I'm the elder statesman of British chefs, says Heston Blumenthal

07:48 [Telegraph] Every child to be vaccinated against flu and every pensioner against shingles

07:48 [Telegraph] Spending review: eight think-tanks and the IFS demand end to ring-fencing

07:48 [Telegraph] RSPCA's hunting convictions more than double in one year

07:48 [Deutsche Welle] EU proposal seeks big reforms on farm subsidies

07:48 [Voice of America] NBA Player Says He is Gay

07:49 [AL JAZEERA] Roadside bomb kills French soldier in Mali

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Two new trains to pass through Coimbatore from May 1

07:54 [The Hindu - News] TNAU commercialises device that detects pests in stored grains

07:58 [The Hindu - News] Siruthuli’s ‘nurture nature’ camp inaugurated

07:59 [Fin24 News] Hawks, Interpol have eye on PetroSA

08:02 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

08:02 [Reuters] Japan's SoftBank to brief on Sprint deal, gets Intel CEO's support

08:04 [Telegraph] British sailor missing in the Pacific is named

08:04 [Telegraph] Beyonce dazzles at London's O2

08:04 [Telegraph] Head fearing loss of Ofsted rating hanged herself in office

08:04 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cornwall looks like a queen on Dutch visit

08:04 [The Independent] TV, gym, DVDs (and no 18-plus films)... prisoners will have to 'earn privileges' in jails as Government cracks down on lax regime

08:04 [The Independent] Animal cruelty convictions up 33% in England and Wales

08:04 [The Independent] Student critically injured after shooting himself in Ohio classroom

08:06 [The Hindu - News] 14-day judicial custody for Musharraf in Bhutto case

08:07 [CNN: Money] AB InBev: King of beer stocks

08:08 [The Hindu - News] 15 more buildings sealed

08:09 [AL JAZEERA] N Korea ignores overture on industrial zone

08:13 [Deutsche Welle] In Germany, say 'I love you' with a birch

08:14 [The Hindu - News] ‘Kiran striving for minority welfare’

08:15 [Fox News] RUMBLE IN CAROLINA: Sanford, Colbert Busch Trade Jabs in Debate

08:15 [Fox News] CRACKING DOWN: VA Cuts Bonuses Amid Sizable Disability Backlog

08:16 [CNET News] Toshiba ships Canvio Connect portable drive with Pogoplug

08:16 [CNET News] Can Google Glass ever be fashionable?

08:16 [BBC: Technology] Skype now available for

08:16 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:18 [Financial Times] Goa dares to hope as India eases mining ban

08:18 [The Hindu - News] ‘Provide permanent employment’

08:20 [The Independent] British and Irish Lions Tour 2013: The five key issues facing Warren Gatland on eve of squad announcement

08:20 [The Independent] 18 care homes, 29 years, 140 claims: North Wales care homes probe uncovers 'systemic and serious sexual and physical abuse' over three decades

08:20 [Telegraph] British aristocrat accused of beating up wife

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Barricades placed on road

08:21 [CNN: Money] Dividend diamonds in the European rough

08:21 [Fox News: politics] FBI reportedly looking into relationship between Virginia Gov. McDonnell and donor

08:23 [Deutsche Welle] Possible breakthrough for Middle East peace at US-Arab League talks

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Jayati Ghosh faults Centre’s policies

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Permission sought for roadside vending

08:27 [AL JAZEERA] Retailers compensate Bangladesh victims

08:29 [Reuters] Retailers to compensate victims of Bangladesh disaster

08:30 [Voice of America] Nephew of Blind Chinese Activist Denied Medical Parole

08:34 [NPR] Found Part Is From Wing Structure Of Possibly Hijacked Plane

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Why was court kept in dark on coalgate, SC to CBI

08:35 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Heart-healing virus' trial starts

08:36 [The Independent] Guantanamo Bay sends in 40 medical reinforcements as two thirds of prisoners join hunger strike

08:36 [Telegraph] America's founding fathers were Essex boys, according to claims

08:36 [Telegraph] Sketch: David Cameron suffers pun Tourette's

08:36 [Telegraph] Royal household go 'incognito' to watch Queen play

08:36 [Telegraph] Violent offenders avoid courts with soft on the street justice

08:36 [Telegraph] Diana Rigg: Women who complain about men holding the door are 'stupid'

08:36 [Telegraph] NHS fears fuelling support for assisted suicide, poll suggests

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Textile traders hail State decision on VAT

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Hotels down shutters

08:46 [Guardian] Amsterdam A Dutch king on Queen's day: Amsterdam prepares for inauguration party to party as Dutch crown prince is inaugurated

08:46 [Guardian] 'Community resolution' used for 10,000 violent crime cases

08:46 [Guardian] Revealed: 'Sweetheart' tax deals each worth over £1bn

08:46 [Guardian] Teething troubles on day one of universal credit pilot scheme

08:46 [BBC: Health] Cabinet to decide on abortion bill

08:46 [BBC: Health] Does food addiction really exist?

08:49 [The Hindu - News] APTDC to develop Manginapudi beach

08:49 [Financial Times] Bolivia court clears Morales third term bid

08:51 [Pravda] Is there any difference between Christianity and Communism?

08:51 [The Hindu - News] PIL seeks special autonomous status for Tamil Nadu

08:56 [Guardian] Ghost money from MI6 and CIA may fuel Afghan corruption, say diplomats

08:57 [The Hindu - News] ‘Child policy must include transgender as beneficiaries’

08:59 [The Hindu - News] Bumper harvest of mangoes likely

09:01 [The Hindu - News] Creation of national waterways mooted

09:03 [Reuters] Unilever to raise stake in Indian unit in $5.4 billion offer

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Parliament disrupted again over coal scam

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Five Vijayawada players for two chess nationals

09:04 [Truthdig] Google’s Spymasters Are Now Worried About Your Secrets

09:05 [CNN: Crime] Ricin suspect ordered held without bond

09:05 [CNN: Crime] Jurors in Philadelphia abortion doctor trial hear final arguments

09:05 [CNN: Crime] New York officials to seek human remains at 9/11 plane part site

09:05 [CNN: Crime] Sex offenders questioned in girl's death

09:07 [CNN: Crime] Report: Russian judge denies parole for Pussy Riot member

09:07 [Good] Infographic: The New Boomerang Generation

09:07 [The Independent] 75-year-old man stabbed to death in Birmingham

09:07 [The Hindu - News] Constable among three held for kidnap

09:08 [Guardian] Prison perks: inmates must wear uniforms as Grayling cracks down

09:08 [Guardian] Eurozone jobless rate set to hit new high as Spanish recession deepens - live

09:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Thomson hits up 'friends' for cash

09:09 [Pravda] The American butcher of the Bronze Soldier

09:11 [The Hindu - News] Warriors will look to stop the lethal Hussey

09:13 [The Hindu - News] They take to robots like fish to water!

09:14 [Reuters] Unilever offers $5.4 billion to raise stake in Indian unit

09:14 [BBC: Technology] Cern to re-create first web page

09:16 [Slashdot] Grocery Delivery Lowers Carbon Dioxide Emissions Over Individual Trips

09:17 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Preparing for long holidays

09:17 [The Hindu - News] Ramnad farmer blazes new trail

09:20 [NPR] He Helped Discover Evolution, And Then Became Extinct

09:20 [NPR] When It Comes To Productivity, Technology Can Hurt And Help

09:20 [NPR] Why Calif. Doesn't Want Smokers To Pay More For Health Insurance

09:20 [Reuters] Japan's SoftBank says no need to improve Sprint offer

09:22 [BBC: Entertainment] Simpsons writer launches UK series

09:22 [BBC: Health] Shingles jab for people in their 70s

09:22 [Telegraph] Families forced to pay £200 penalties to take children on holiday

09:22 [Telegraph] Camilla swaps bob for new layered hairstyle

09:23 [The Independent] More than 10,000 violent crime cases escaped conviction in England and Wales last year

09:25 [BBC: Also in the news] Dame Margot Fonteyn and the Panama coup

09:25 [BBC: Also in the news] Fingerspelling - the alphabet on your hands

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Bheemli beach corridor project to get mega boost

09:30 [The Hindu - News] 192 ITBP recruits pass out

09:31 [AL JAZEERA] ANC criticised over Mandela visit video

09:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] Cern to re-create first web page

09:32 [The Hindu - News] Speakers bemoan decline in quality of Indian films

09:32 [CNN] Woman charged with kidnapping girl from school and raping her

09:35 [NPR] Brazil Seeks To Avoid Own Goal Ahead Of World Cup

09:35 [NPR] Will Bureaucracy Keep The U.S. Drone Industry Grounded?

09:35 [NPR] ATF Allies Say Agency Handicapped By Lack Of Director

09:35 [NPR] U.S. Faces Fight At Intersection Of Crime And Extremism

09:36 [Reuters] Dutch gather in Amsterdam as royals prepare for handover

09:38 [Fin24 News] Satawu not budging on new bus offer

09:38 [Telegraph] Dog owners gather in Manhattan side streets for the New York rat hunt

09:38 [Telegraph] Amanda Knox: I was called a 'devil' in the courtroom

09:40 [The Hindu - News] Polls a cruel joke for this hamlet connected only by a cattle trail

09:41 [CNN: Crime] Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping girl, raping her

09:41 [New Statesman] Jason Collins: “I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."

09:41 [New Statesman] Farage blunders as he calls for a "two tier flat tax"

09:44 [Fin24 News] Germany to invest more in Africa

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Compensation given

09:45 [Fox News] Source: Female DNA Found on Bomb

09:45 [Fox News] EFFORT TO INTIMIDATE? Benghazi Whistle-Blowers Threatened, Lawyer Says

09:46 [The Hindu - News] Like it or not, they are on Facebook for you

09:48 [The Hindu - News] Parties not worth our vote: new voters

09:48 [Guardian] Ten thousand violent crime cases dealt with by 'community resolution' methods

09:49 [CNN] Afghanistan plane crash kills 7 Americans

09:52 [New Statesman] Bank of England mulls pay rise for its court

09:52 [Fin24 News] Credit growth slows to 7.79%

09:54 [The Hindu - News] UPSC exam: candidates carrying mobile to be debarred

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Veteran faces debutant’s challenge in Belthangady

09:57 [Russia Today] Israeli airstrike targets motorcyclist in Gaza, one Palestinian killed - officials

09:58 [The Hindu - News] It’s race against time for JD(S) candidate

09:58 [Deutsche Welle] German consumer confidence robust despite eurozone jitters

09:59 [Financial Times] Japanese shoppers loosen purse strings

10:00 [Financial Times] UAE in talks with UK to boost green energy schemes

10:00 [The Hindu - News] GVMC seeking Hudco aid

10:01 [Financial Times] Court clears Morales’ bid for third term

10:02 [The Hindu - News] Thermal power plant towering poll issue in Kaup

10:02 [Russia Today] UN renews call for full access to Syria for chemical weapons inquiry

10:02 [Russia Today] Baby returned to parents after mix-up over ‘neglect’

10:02 [Russia Today] Study finds 'soup of toxic chemicals' in the air near Arkansas ExxonMobil spill site

10:02 [Russia Today] Аs Guantanamo hunger strike worsens, Navy brings in dozens of medical reinforcements

10:02 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Preparing for long holidays

10:02 [Russia Today] Israeli airstrike targets motorcyclist in Gaza, one Palestinian killed - officials

10:03 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli man killed in W Bank stabbing attack

10:03 [Topix Activism News] Activists say battle over army helicopter base in northern Syria has killed 15 rebels

10:05 [Voice of America] SKorea: 'Window of Dialogue' Still Open on Kaesong Complex

10:08 [The Hindu - News] Hotels, restaurants down shutters

10:09 [Telegraph] Ukip candidate suspended over Nazi salute

10:09 [Telegraph] My wife's cancer was a monster, laments Robert Peston

10:09 [The Independent] Manchester beat UCL to take University Challenge trophy for fourth time

10:09 [The Independent] £1.3bn bill for Lloyds branch offload to TSB

10:10 [The Hindu - News] Assistance distribution marks Home Guards Day celebrations

10:14 [The Hindu - News] Residents want Collector’s intervention for amenities

10:17 [CNN] Dutch Queen Beatrix hands power over to son

10:19 [The Hindu - News] UGC’s job portal accords fillip to NET/SET candidates

10:20 [Guardian] Queen Beatrix abdicates Dutch throne to Crown-Prince Willem-Alexander - live coverage

10:20 [Reuters] Dutch King Willem-Alexander succeeds mother Beatrix

10:22 [New Statesman] I’d rather be labelled “another crazy lesbian” than treat my mental health as taboo

10:22 [Fin24 News] Randgold investors shun CEO's $4m award

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Self-financing arts colleges hard-pressed for teachers

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Multiple skill enrichment at camp

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Ruling front on the defensive

10:23 [AL JAZEERA] Queen Beatrix of Netherlands set to abdicate

10:25 [Telegraph] Nigel Farage: Ukip has a 'handful' of embarrassing candidates

10:25 [Telegraph] Police probe into murder of 75-year-old near school

10:25 [Telegraph] Amanda Knox refuses to rule out return to Italy

10:25 [Telegraph] Bangladesh defends 'exemplary' factory rescue operation

10:25 [The Independent] The name's Jack, Uncle Jack: Colin Firth set to play MI6 spy in The Secret Service

10:26 [Fin24 News] MultiChoice backs R500m TopTV rescue bid

10:28 [Guardian] Lloyds profits surge to £2bn as bad debts fall

10:31 [Voice of America] 4-Year-Old Indian Rape Victim Dies

10:32 [Russia Today] ‘US, European leaders in denial about human cost of austerity’

10:33 [The Hindu - News] UPA govt most corrupt since independence, says BJP

10:36 [BBC: Entertainment] Broadway box office surges pre-Tonys

10:38 [Russia Today] Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills one Palestinian, injures another

10:38 [Russia Today] ‘US, European leaders in denial about human cost of austerity’

10:41 [The Independent] 'World's largest jigsaw' collapses into 40,000 pieces days before it was due to go on show at Sandringham

10:41 [The Independent] Video: Daredevil acrobat performs death-defying stunts on Aizhai Bridge in China

10:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] Backflip on children in detention

10:42 [New Statesman] “Claims that they are leading the world in clamping down on tax ring hollow as these backroom 'sweetheart' deals come to light"

10:42 [New Statesman] The "snooper's charter" showed just what the Government is capable of

10:44 [Fin24 News] Aquarius shines on sterling Q3 output

10:46 [CNN] Africa's sexy tech: Death by innovation?

10:46 [CNN] World's oldest experiment ready for a drop of excitement

10:47 [AL JAZEERA] Arab states back Israel-Palestine land swaps

10:47 [The Hindu - News] Left: Sack Law Minister, let PM face Parliament

10:48 [Guardian] Obama raises Syria's chemical weapons with Putin - live updates

10:48 [Deutsche Welle] US reportedly set to sell 'MQ-9 Reaper' drones to Germany

10:48 [Deutsche Welle] Willem-Alexander becomes first king in the Netherlands since the 19th century

10:48 [Reuters] Spain sinks deeper into recession in first quarter

10:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Where the Sea Has Risen Too High Already

10:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Clock Is Ticking on Koala Conservation

10:50 [Guardian] Irish government expected to support abortion bill

10:50 [CNN] King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

10:52 [New Statesman] There's a villain to the gold crash story

10:53 [Spiegel] EU Parliament President: French Criticism of Merkel 'Unfair'

10:53 [Russia Today] Massive car blast near Syrian Interior Ministry, hotel in Damascus, many injured - reports

10:53 [Russia Today] New database reveals China’s ‘secret’ aid to Africa

10:53 [Reuters] German unemployment up slightly on longer winter: data

10:55 [Telegraph] Virgin Galactic plane breaks sound barrier during first rocket-powered flight

10:55 [Telegraph] Dutch abdication: Willem-Alexander becomes Europe's youngest monarch

10:55 [Telegraph] Earning more money makes us happier, says study

10:57 [CNN] After Bangladesh building collapse, Shahina's death dismays rescuers

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Finance Bill passed without debate

11:01 [BBC: Science & Environment] Saturn hurricane is 12 times UK size

11:02 [Fin24 News] Randgold investors reject CEO's $4m award

11:03 [The Hindu - News] Environmental activists demand dropping of seaplane project

11:06 [CBC: politics] Neil Macdonald: The illusion of growth

11:08 [Guardian] Eurozone jobless rate hits record high as Spanish recession deepens - live

11:09 [Voice of America] Willem-Alexander is New Dutch King

11:09 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Starting at record levels

11:10 [The Hindu - News] KAU to step up research in microbial inoculant technology

11:12 [The Independent] Man arrested after body of 28-year-old woman found in house

11:12 [The Independent] Video: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes test flight successfully

11:12 [The Independent] Judges to hear Dappy assault and affray appeal today

11:12 [The Independent] Catherine Zeta-Jones readmitted to hospital for bipolar disorder

11:12 [The Independent] Why changes planned for airport charges will be good news for London passengers

11:14 [Guardian] Dappy in court to appeal against assault conviction

11:15 [Anarchist news] May Day Surprise?

11:16 [The Hindu - News] State in trap set by Tamil Nadu: Premachandran

11:16 [CNN] Palestinian and Israeli killed in spate of Middle East violence

11:18 [Fox News] Feds eye Mississippi feud in ricin letter case- VIDEO: Suspect in ricin letters case due in court

11:20 [Financial Times] Singh branded ‘weak’ in China border row

11:21 [Financial Times] Italy PM Letta cancels €6bn in tax rises

11:21 [Slashdot] German Ministry of Education Throws Away PCs For 190,000 € Due To Infection

11:22 [BBC: Education] New exam support materials published

11:24 [The Hindu - News] One more arrested in PSC exam racket

11:26 [CNN] Mother forces daughter to inseminate herself

11:27 [The Independent] Major blast strikes centre of Damascus, then gunfire erupts

11:27 [The Independent] Whitbread promises 12,000 new jobs in five-year expansion for Premier Inn and Costa chains

11:33 [Voice of America] NBA Player Says He is Gay

11:33 [New Internationalist] PODCAST: Offshore Leaks

11:34 [Guardian] Syria crisis: new Damascus bomb attack - live updates

11:37 [Voice of America] Explosion Hits Syrian Capital

11:38 [Russia Today] Russia instructs ‘Foreign Agent’ NGOs to report spending quarterly

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Work prolongs, woes too

11:41 [Telegraph] Dutch King Willem-Alexander succeeds mother Beatrix

11:41 [Telegraph] Babies of women who eat junk food while pregnant 'more likely to be obese'

11:42 [CNN: Money] Best Buy quits Europe

11:43 [The Independent] Revealed: How murderous plot to attack right-wing rally failed as radical Islamists' gang turned up late

11:43 [The Independent] British shows Matilda and Kinky Boots set to lead the way at America's Tony Awards nominations

11:43 [Deutsche Welle] Japanese aviation with mixed earnings after Dreamliner woes

11:43 [Deutsche Welle] European Court of Human Rights rules on Tymoshenko

11:44 [Truthdig] Crossing the Red Line on Syria

11:44 [Truthdig] Bush Legacy

11:44 [Truthdig] Sequester Squeeze

11:44 [The Hindu - News] Slums in coastal wards to be improved under BSUP

11:45 [Fin24 News] Media24 boss conned out of R360 000

11:45 [AL JAZEERA] Willem-Alexander crowned new Dutch king

11:46 [Slate Magazine] The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

11:46 [Pravda] Sweden makes TV show on Russia's occupation of Norway

11:47 [CNN] Explosion rocks Syrian capital; 10 reported dead

11:48 [Russia Today] Eurozone unemployment hits record-breaking high 12.1%

11:48 [The Hindu - News] Action plan for disease prevention, control

11:50 [Anarchist news] Melbourne, Australia – riot at anarchist solidarity party and real estate agent smashed

11:50 [Anarchist news] On Being an Anarchist

11:51 [CNN: Money] Ford joins rush of companies to Myanmar

11:52 [The Hindu - News] BA, B.Com. exam timetable announced

11:56 [CNN] Explosion rocks Syrian capital; 13 reported dead

11:56 [CNN] Court: Tymoshenko's detention violates human rights

11:57 [Telegraph] Large hand luggage costs more than flight, warns watchdog

11:58 [The Independent] Amanda Knox opens up about Meredith Kercher case in TV interview: 'It could have happened to anyone'

11:58 [The Independent] 'Ten dead' as major blast strikes centre of Damascus

11:58 [The Independent] Two inmates freed in attack on Strangeways prison van

11:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] 150,000 top loaders recalled

11:58 [The Hindu - News] Hunger-free City launch

11:59 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian in Gaza

11:59 [AL JAZEERA] Huge explosion rocks Damascus

12:00 [Reuters] Eurozone inflation fall, record jobless point to ECB rate cut

12:01 [Fin24 News] Amplats to reveal restructuring plans

12:01 [Slate Magazine] “He Reminded Me of Forrest Gump”

12:01 [Slate Magazine] A Timeline of Detention

12:01 [Slate Magazine] The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

12:01 [Slate Magazine] The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

12:01 [Slate Magazine] The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

12:01 [Slate Magazine] The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

12:04 [Truthdig] Texas Gov Perry Sympathy Card

12:04 [Truthdig] Bangladesh

12:04 [Truthdig] Control Tower

12:06 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

12:07 [Good] Infographic: Why It's Physically Impossible to Look Like Barbie

12:07 [Good] Planting Food and Hope: The Inspiring Afterlife of South Central Farm

12:07 [Good] Made in the Lower East Side: Transforming Vacant Spaces, With Neighbors' Help

12:07 [Good] Pedal Power: Charge Gadgets by Riding Your Bike

12:07 [Mother Jones] The United States of Sequestration

12:07 [Mother Jones] The Temp Agencies Taking Immigrants for a Ride in Chicago

12:07 [Mother Jones] In Boston, Was Lockdown the Wrong Approach?

12:07 [New Statesman] Miliband admits Labour would borrow more - now he needs to make the argument

12:08 [CNN: Money] Boston victims face lifetime of medical bills

12:08 [CNN: Money] Builders hold lotteries for eager new homebuyers

12:08 [Russia Today] Not fashionable: Western brands slow to compensate Bangladesh factory families

12:12 [Reuters] Analysis: Six months after Sandy, New York fuel supply chain still vulnerable

12:13 [Russia Today] Gazprom eyes Japanese expansion

12:13 [Fin24 News] Lonmin tanks after furnace shutdown

12:13 [Telegraph] Islamist extremists admit planning gun and bomb attack on far-right EDL rally

12:13 [Telegraph] Attack on EDL rally: Concerns over gym associated with terrorists

12:13 [Telegraph] The letter: the EDL plot in writing and an attack on the Queen

12:13 [Telegraph] Two prisoners escape custody after prison van attacked

12:13 [Voice of America] Bomb Kills 13 in Syrian Capital

12:14 [The Independent] In pictures: Dutch monarch Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates

12:14 [The Independent] British and Irish Lions squad 2013: The five key issues facing Warren Gatland on eve of squad announcement

12:14 [The Independent] Koningsdag: Queen Beatrix abdicates Dutch throne to her son Willem-Alexander as one million flock to Amsterdam to celebrate

12:15 [CNN: Money] The price you pay for free college courses

12:17 [Fox News] Prominent Anti-Death Penalty Lawyer Joins Bomb Suspect's Defense Team

12:17 [Fox News] PRAYER PROTEST: American Pastor Now In Solitary Confinement in Iran

12:17 [Fox News] MID-AIR COLLISION: Body Found After 1 Plane Crashes, 1 Lands in Calif.

12:21 [Foreign Policy in Focus] U.S. Explores Military Engagement With Burma's Brutal Military

12:21 [The Hindu - News] 13 killed in Damascus bombing

12:21 [CNN: Money] The recipe for a million-dollar cooking school

12:23 [Russia Today] BP profits triple on deal with Rosneft and new production boost

12:24 [BBC: Entertainment] ITV's gay sitcom fails to impress

12:25 [Fox News: politics] Native Americans incensed over pro-gun rights billboard in Colorado

12:25 [Amnesty International] Burundi: Freedom of expression under threat from new press law

12:27 [Telegraph] South African government criticised for Nelson Mandela footage

12:27 [Telegraph] Ukip: Nigel Farage criticised for 'coloured people' remark

12:27 [Telegraph] EDL attack: the terror plot foiled by luck

12:27 [Telegraph] Attack on EDL rally: the al-Qaeda inspiration

12:29 [The Hindu - News] IMHANS to get new building by May-end

12:30 [The Independent] Breaking: Five charged with £125m fraud over films tax relief

12:30 [The Independent] Cupcake shop owner, jazz singer and racing driver among The Apprentice contestants 2013

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Social Science tips Maths as main hurdle in SSLC

12:33 [Spiegel] Modern Monarch: Holland Crowns a�Laid-Back King

12:33 [Russia Today] Poor Italy…! Same people running same show

12:35 [Amnesty International] Turkey: Legal reforms fall short on freedom of expression

12:37 [The Hindu - News] Police block Hindu Aikya Vedi strike

12:37 [Mother Jones] 5 Butterfly Species Just Vanished While No One Was Looking

12:38 [CNN] Gunmen kill political candidate in continued pre-election violence

12:38 [Deutsche Welle] Berlin company helps customers build bamboo bikes

12:39 [Guardian] Jobseekers made to carry out bogus psychometric tests

12:39 [CNN] Anger in Bangladesh focuses on aid rejection, building owner

12:39 [CNN: Money] Dr. Doom: Buy stocks now!

12:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Anne Bronte's grave error corrected

12:41 [The Hindu - News] Coconut processing centres to be revived

12:43 [Telegraph] Yes camp at war over Alex Salmond's currency plans

12:43 [Telegraph] Massive attack in central Damascus rocks the regime

12:43 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 30 April 2013

12:44 [CNN] Libya's justice ministry cut off by armed men

12:45 [Reuters] Anger builds as Bangladesh gives up hope of more survivors

12:45 [Reuters] Spain's economy shrinks for seventh straight quarter

12:45 [The Independent] US army veteran Sgt John Hartley Robertson 'found living in remote Vietnam village 44 years after being shot down and presumed dead'

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Land tax through mobile phones soon: Minister

12:46 [Financial Times] Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates

12:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] Am I sexually okay?

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Funds released for ecotourism centre at Ananthagiri in Ranga Reddy district

12:50 [NPR] Eurozone Inflation Falls To 3-Year Low In April

12:50 [NPR] Online Poker Is Back: Legal Website Launches In NV

12:50 [NPR] Willem-Alexander Becomes New Dutch King

12:50 [NPR] Syrian TV: Explosion In Damascus Causes Casualties

12:50 [NPR] Moss Hits 2nd HR In 19th, A's Outlast Angels 10-8

12:50 [NPR] Collapsed Building Owner's Property To Be Seized

12:51 [] Study Reveals 30 Toxic Chemicals at High Levels at Exxon Arkansas Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Site

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Sajjan Kumar acquitted in anti-Sikh riots case

12:54 [CNN] Blast in Syrian capital kills 13; rebels blame the regime for attack

12:56 [The Atlantic: Politics] Drug War Logic: These Costly, Failed Policies Must Continue Indefinitely

12:58 [The Hindu - News] IT searches at Ekta Kapoor’s premises

12:58 [Deutsche Welle] Bollywood in the frame over women as sex objects

12:58 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone unemployment inches up to new record

13:02 [Middle East Monitor] Samira Shackle: BBC accused of bias over Israel-Palestine

13:03 [New Statesman] Iain Duncan Smith can't avoid the blame for the Universal Credit failures

13:04 [BBC: Technology] A lost bag - returned by the open web

13:06 [The Hindu - News] SC observations not pleasant: Congress

13:06 [BBC: Entertainment] Beastie Boys to tell their story

13:07 [Reuters] Gunmen surround Libyan Justice Ministry

13:09 [CNN] What's in a pollen count, anyway?

13:11 [CNET News] Facebook earnings: Skepticism on all fronts

13:12 [zero hedge] Another Month Of Record European Unemployment And Dropping Inflation Sets Up An ECB Rate Cut

13:12 [msnbc: politics] Scarborough: Ted Cruz is lying about his own party

13:13 [International Crisis Group] Blurring the Borders: Syrian Spillover Risks for Turkey

13:14 [The Hindu - News] No plans to cancel China visit: Khurshid

13:15 [Telegraph] Dutch abdication: guest list for Willem-Alexander's investiture

13:17 [The Independent] The Apprentice 2013 lineup revealed: Get ready for a new format show and 'all the usual clichés'

13:17 [CNN] Armed men seize Libya's Justice Ministry

13:17 [Voice of America] Olympics-Tokyo Governor Apologizes for Remarks on Muslims, Istanbul

13:18 [New Statesman] Lies, Damn Lies, and Department for Work and Pensions Statistics

13:18 [Russia Today] German doctors suspect poisoning of former Russian Olympic official

13:18 [Deutsche Welle] Militias again surround ministry buildings in Libya

13:18 [CNN: Health] What's in a pollen count, anyway?

13:18 [CNN: Health] What's in a pollen count?

13:18 [CNN: Health] Hospitals share BBQ, pizza

13:20 [Fin24 News] Panic over Sassa deadline

13:20 [CNN: Money] Michelle Obama, Jill Biden: Businesses must hire more vets

13:20 [NPR] Dozen People Under Investigation In Boston Bombing Probe

13:23 [msnbc: politics] Colbert Busch goes after Mark Sanford during Monday debate

13:24 [The Hindu - News] India ‘keeping fingers crossed’ as Sarabjit’s condition worsens

13:24 [Reuters] Gunmen surround Libyan justice ministry

13:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Five to be charged for film tax scam

13:26 [CNN: Money] The business case for monarchies

13:27 [AL JAZEERA] Ex-Ukraine PM jailing was 'rights abuse'

13:28 [Russia Today] Gazprom no longer world's most profitable company

13:29 [Guardian] Six plead guilty to plotting attack on EDL rally

13:29 [Reuters] Pfizer falls short, trims 2013 profit view

13:30 [The Hindu - News] Shot Cuts: Entry ticket

13:30 [Financial Times] Netherlands Queen Beatrix abdicates

13:31 [CNN] Nelson Mandela video prompts outrage in South Africa

13:32 [Fin24 News] Brown at peace with prison

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Cinema for curious minds

13:33 [Raw Story] Britain to end direct aid to South Africa in 2015

13:33 [Raw Story] King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

13:33 [Raw Story] American extremist in Somalia battles ex-comrades: “‘I’m on a mission from God’, minus the blues music”

13:34 [The Hindu - News] Serving another ace

13:35 [CNN] Opinion: LOL isn't funny anymore

13:35 [Financial Times] Eurozone jobless rate up as inflation falls

13:36 [The Hindu - News] High drama

13:36 [CNN: Money] Facebook needs to keep mobile momentum

13:36 [CNN: Money] Michelle Obama, Jill Biden: Hire more vets

13:37 [Voice of America] Japan's Abe Focuses on Energy During Trip Overseas

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Netherlands gets its first King in more than 100 years

13:41 [Reuters] Bomb in Damascus kills 13 day after attack on prime minister

13:41 [Reuters] Iran says use of chemical arms by anyone in Syria is "red line"

13:42 [The Hindu - News] A summer mania called mango

13:43 [Raw Story] Amanda Knox mulling return to Italy for murder retrial: report

13:46 [The Hindu - News] The humane approach

13:48 [BBC: Entertainment] Fassbender 'attached' to Macbeth

13:48 [The Independent] Video: Man leaps from train to avoid near crash

13:48 [The Independent] Boy, 3, killed by marble fireplace

13:48 [Russia Today] Should bitcoin’s price be determined by users or speculators?

13:48 [Deutsche Welle] Little joy - Croatia's path to the EU

13:48 [Deutsche Welle] NSU accreditation 'raffle' faces legal disputes

13:48 [The Hindu - News] Brand plans

13:51 [The Hindu - News] Cool coupe

13:51 [Pravda] Yuri Budanov's killer found guilty

13:51 [Pravda] Russian passenger aircraft escapes missile attack above Syria

13:51 [AL JAZEERA] Crown Prince installed as new Dutch king

13:53 [The Hindu - News] What? Beauty?

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Andhra Pradesh to issue notification on high security number plates soon

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Bylanes to a bygone era

13:55 [CNN] Opinion: Dutch monarchs' lessons for world's royals

13:56 [Amnesty International] Afghanistan: Woman killed for “dishonouring” family

13:57 [CNN] Six charged in UK terror plot

13:58 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Israeli drone attack kills Palestinian in Gaza

14:00 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: April 30

14:02 [Telegraph] Analysis: Osborne will regret playing Lord of the Ring Fence

14:02 [Telegraph] Airline flight attendants to dress as maids

14:02 [Fin24 News] BP hit by wave of new spill lawsuits

14:03 [Raw Story] Bollywood dynasties keep it in the family as India celebrates 100 years of cinema

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Amnesty asks Commonwealth to shift summit from Lanka

14:04 [BBC: Technology] News companies warned by Twitter

14:05 [CNN: Politics] Pro-gun billboard featuring Native Americans draws ire

14:05 [NPR] Book News: 'Winnie-The-Pooh' Author Wrote WWI Propaganda

14:05 [NPR] Orange Is Everywhere As Dutch Welcome New King

14:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Spaceship makes first powered flight

14:08 [Raw Story] Obama urged to address drug war related human rights violations during visit to Mexico

14:08 [CNET News] Linksys adds two more Smart Wi-Fi routers to EA series

14:11 [zero hedge] Cyprus Parliament To Vote On Bailout This Afternoon

14:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] Everything Libertarians and Liberals Get Wrong About Drones

14:12 [Voice of America] Retailers Promise Compensation to Bangladesh Disaster Victims

14:13 [Raw Story] BP says Q1 net profits triple to $16.86 billion despite falling output

14:13 [Raw Story] Four-year-old Indian girl dies after rape

14:13 [Raw Story] Colbert-Busch slams Sanford’s Argentina trip in debate

14:13 [Topix Activism News] '13 dead' as major blast strikes centre of Damascus

14:13 [New Statesman] Unemployment up and inflation down in the eurozone

14:15 [Fox News] Jersey Shore rebounding 6 months after Sandy- VIDEO: On the Hunt: Sandy recovery

14:15 [Fox News] Girl, 5, allegedly raped by parents' friend dies in India

14:15 [Fox News] Lawyer describes 'house of horrors' at abortion doc trial- OPINION: Gosnell had accomplice in liberal media

14:15 [Fox News] FDA to probe added caffeine in products such as gum

14:15 [Fox News] Tight-knit Calif. town on edge after girl stabbed to death

14:15 [The Hindu - News] BJP to boycott meetings of Speaker, Parliament Affairs Minister

14:15 [Pravda] Russia to test state-of-the-art Kalashnikov rifle this summer

14:16 [CNET News] Best Buy bails out of European venture in $775M deal

14:17 [Slashdot] SOPA Creator Now In Charge of NSF Grants

14:18 [Telegraph] More state school head teachers paid £100,000 salaries

14:18 [CNN] World Cup hosts Qatar face scrutiny over 'slavery' accusations

14:18 [BBC: Education] Hundreds of heads on £100k salaries

14:18 [Russia Today] Israel gets fifth ‘nuclear-capable’ sub

14:19 [Guardian] Nick Clegg interviewed on World at One: Politics live blog

14:19 [New Internationalist] Big agribusiness is funding the Eco Terrorism Act

14:19 [The Independent] Syrian Electronic Army attacks Guardian Twitter accounts

14:20 [CNN] Six plead guilty in UK terror plot

14:21 [msnbc: politics] Sanford, Colbert Busch face off in fiery debate

14:21 [AL JAZEERA] Armed men surround Libya's justice ministry

14:22 [Voice of America] From S. Africa to S. Sudan, Lessons in Reconciliation

14:23 [Slate Magazine] Daily Rituals

14:27 [Guardian] Eurozone jobless rate hits record high as inflation falls and Spanish recession deepens - live

14:27 [AL JAZEERA] Musharraf remanded over Bhutto assassination

14:27 [The Hindu - News] College helps Dilsukhnagar blast victim

14:30 [CNN: Travel] Climbers accuse Sherpas of Mount Everest attack

14:31 [] US Military Calls in 'Force-Feeding Teams' as Guantanamo Hunger Strike Continues

14:31 [zero hedge] Apple Files Bond Prospectus, Names Goldman Lead Underwriter

14:32 [Telegraph] Ukip candidate: 'PE prevents people becoming gay'

14:32 [Telegraph] April Jones trial: blood and bone 'found in Mark Bridger's house'

14:32 [Telegraph] Estate agent hires private security as campaigners protest against letting fees

14:33 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Arab League agrees to endorse new peace plan including land swap

14:34 [Big Think] How Will Adding Intelligence to Everyday Things Change Your World?

14:34 [Big Think] How Will Adding Intelligence to Everyday Things Change Your World?

14:35 [CNN] Sepp Blatter cleared of misconduct; FIFA predecessor Havelange resigns

14:35 [The Independent] N-Dubz rapper Dappy loses assault and affray conviction appeal

14:35 [The Independent] James Bond-style Redact Secure Messenger: app that can wipe sent messages from receiver's phone could help British spies

14:35 [The Hindu - News] Chennai through the lens

14:38 [Raw Story] Brazilian priest excommunicated over support for LGBT community

14:38 [Raw Story] Virgin Galactic tourist spaceship breaks sound barrier

14:38 [BBC: Also in the news] How do you parallel park?

14:38 [Reuters] Pfizer results fall short; company trims profit forecast

14:40 [CNN: Technology] Apps that lead you off the beaten path

14:40 [CNN: Technology] Scientists build a baseball playing robot

14:40 [CNN] Opinion: Andover's lesson on gender gap

14:44 [Reuters] SoftBank digs in on Sprint bid, rules out sweeteners

14:44 [Reuters] Italy's new premier to push growth agenda in Europe after winning vote

14:45 [CNET News] Intel, Samsung invest in high-powered Siri alternative Expect Labs

14:48 [msnbc: politics] Sens. Jeff Flake, Kelly Ayotte are in approval free fall, poll shows

14:48 [BBC: Science & Environment] Spanish doctor convicted over doping

14:48 [BBC: Education] University applications recovering

14:48 [Russia Today] Russian billionaire switches to Apple from Facebook

14:48 [Middle East Monitor] Abdulrahman Al-Jetawi: Jefferson and the independence of the judiciary: an Egyptian approach

14:49 [CNN] Opinion: Nuclear deterrence could restrain N. Korea, Iran

14:50 [Voice of America] South Africa's ANC Defends Mandela Video

14:50 [The Independent] Carphone Warehouse finalises breakaway from Best Buy with cut-price deal

14:50 [The Independent] Huge manhunt launched as two inmates freed in attack on prison van

14:52 [The Hindu - News] What’s Up?

14:53 [Raw Story] Conan mocks Bush library: ‘They did a great job’

14:53 [Russia Today] Israel in the room? Egypt quits nuclear weapon talks over ‘inefficiency’ in Middle East

14:54 [Deutsche Welle] Indians protest against Pakistani jail atttack

14:55 [CNN] Police: 'Grasping at straws' in Michigan kidnap case

14:57 [CNET News] Verizon set to roll out Cloud storage 'in the coming weeks'

14:58 [Raw Story] Plants help curb global warming by releasing particles that reflect sunlight back into space: study

14:58 [The Hindu - News] A new class

14:58 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 6

14:58 [CNN: Crime] Blast probe finds female DNA on bomb fragment, sources say

14:58 [CNN: Crime] Philly woman charged with kidnapping girl, raping her

14:58 [CNN: Crime] Police: 'Grasping at straws' in Michigan kidnap case

14:59 [AL JAZEERA] Venezuela charges ex-general for violence

15:00 [zero hedge] Perth Mint Demand Highest Since Lehman Brothers, Refines Coins, Bars During Weekend

15:01 [Slashdot] Helium Depleted, Herschel Space Telescope Mission Ends

15:02 [The Hindu - News] A stylish noir

15:02 [CNN: Health] Digital dentures

15:03 [Financial Times] Letta urges closer Europe political union

15:03 [CNN] Here's the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

15:03 [CNET News] SoftBank CEO bashes Dish's Sprint offer, says his is superior

15:04 [Telegraph] Sherpas who attacked Everest climbers angry at 'luxury adventurers'

15:04 [Telegraph] Dutch crowning: King Willem-Alexander becomes Europe's youngest monarch

15:04 [Telegraph] Cheap shower gel 'burns man's testicles'

15:05 [Financial Times] Iceland’s centrists asked to form government

15:05 [Disinformation] Uruguayan Scientists Create Healthy Glow-In-The-Dark Sheep

15:05 [NPR] Obama To Hold News Conference This Morning

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Chennai events

15:06 [The Independent] India play: Unilever ups its bet on Hindustan subsidiary

15:06 [The Independent] Huge manhunt launched after two inmates sprung as prison van ambushed

15:06 [The Independent] Carer 'murdered and dismembered paralysed former boxing champion Shaun Cummins, before using his credit cards on £25,000 shopping binge'

15:06 [The Independent] April Jones murder trial: 'Blood found' at accused Mark Bridger's home, court told

15:06 [The Independent] BP starts to motor again as profits overtake the forecasts

15:09 [Truthout] Rethinking

15:09 [Truthout] Where Next?

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Ramadoss, G.K.Mani arrested for defying police orders

15:11 [Guardian] Google Glass – first pictures taken with smartspecs posted online

15:13 [Raw Story] Is coastal elitism behind the rise of redneck TV?

15:14 [Voice of America] Bomb Rocks Syrian Capital, Killing 13

15:15 [Guardian] Two men escape prison van in Salford

15:15 [CNET News] Windows 8 six months in: Thoughts from a power(less) user

15:16 [Slashdot] DragonFly BSD 3.4 Released, With New Packaging System

15:16 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Zimbabwe’s Politics – Out with the Old, in with the New

15:16 [Fox News: politics] Obama administration simplifies health care form

15:17 [Fin24 News] Trade shortfall narrows to R7.77bn

15:17 [BBC: Entertainment] Kinky and Matilda lead Tony field

15:17 [CNN: Money] Home price rise continues to pick up speed

15:18 [Russia Today] European HR Court blasts former Ukrainian PM’s arrest as illegal

15:19 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: UAE to release 103 Egyptian prisoners

15:20 [Telegraph] Mary Rose factfile: Henry VIII's favourite warship

15:21 [NPR] In Japan: Running Out Of Places To Put Radioactive Water

15:22 [CNN: Money] Free texts are killing the SMS

15:22 [CNN: Money] Wal-Mart's grand, green plans to reduce prices

15:22 [The Independent] Richard III archaeologists plan to exhume 600-year-old lead-lined stone coffin found in Plantagenet king’s car park in the hunt for medieval knight Sir William Moton

15:22 [The Independent] April Jones murder trial: Accused Mark Bridger collected extreme paedophile pornography and had images of child murder including pictures of Soham victims Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, court told

15:23 [Reuters] Italian police arrest four suspected Islamist militants

15:23 [Reuters] Pakistani court bars ex-president from elections for life

15:24 [The Progressive] “42” shows us the path to follow

15:24 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating wanderlust

15:26 [CNET News] BlackBerry CEO says tablets will be useless in five years

15:27 [msnbc: politics] Sachs: We were wrong to declare 'Assad must go'

15:27 [msnbc: politics] First Thoughts: Measuring the first 100 days of Obama's second term

15:28 [Raw Story] Maddow: My basketball teammates did have questions when I came out

15:28 [Slate Magazine] When the Bard Had the Blues

15:29 [New Statesman] Clegg was for cuts to the NHS and aid before he was against them

15:31 [NPR] Bombing In Syrian Capital Kills At Least 13 People

15:31 [Slashdot] Syrian Electronic Army Hijacks Guardian Twitter Feeds

15:31 [zero hedge] Europe's Scariest Chart Leaves 1 in 4 Young People Unemployed

15:31 [zero hedge] Earnings Without Revenue, Bubbles Without Credit Growth

15:31 [zero hedge] Case-Shiller Composite Rises 0.3% In February, Back To September 2010 Levels

15:32 [CNN] The reality of finding a job with autism

15:32 [CNN] In search of a gay soccer hero: The Secret Footballer on homophobia

15:32 [CNN] Blast probe finds female DNA on bomb fragment, sources say

15:33 [Guardian] Raped five-year-old Indian girl dies

15:33 [Guardian] April Jones's blood was found at Mark Bridger's home, court hears

15:33 [Spiegel] Gold Medal�Minister: German Athlete Joins Italian Government

15:34 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Pope Francis urged to ask Israel to stop the construction of the Separation Wall in Bethlehem

15:34 [Telegraph] Boston marathon bomb suspects' family 'received $100,000 in benefits'

15:34 [Telegraph] Dutch abdication: profile of Maxima Zorreguieta, Holland's new Queen consort

15:34 [The Hindu - News] Help at hand

15:37 [The Independent] Dental surgery boss 'suffered seizures after nurse put mercury in coffee'

15:38 [Raw Story] ESPN reporter says gay NBC player Jason Collins ‘walking in open rebellion to God’

15:40 [New Statesman] Hacked Off needs to know when to stop fighting

15:40 [Voice of America] President Obama to Hold News Conference

15:40 [Global Voices] Pakistan: Sorry Mobile Users, No Service!

15:41 [Fin24 News] Brown: State can pursue dropped charges

15:41 [CNN: Money] Europe's banks show signs of life

15:42 [CNN: Travel] Apps that lead you off the beaten path

15:43 [Raw Story] 17 arrested at NAACP ‘pray-in’ against North Carolina Republican agenda

15:43 [Raw Story] Colbert shares Yelp prison reviews for benefit of ‘violent criminals’ in his audience

15:43 [CNN: Money] P&G's Bob McDonald is going green for the long haul

15:45 [The Hindu - News] Second-hand sandhai

15:45 [The Hindu - News] Mamata orders closure of two fund-raising companies

15:46 [CNN: Health] 'ER families' share love, pizza

15:46 [CNN: Health] Finding a job with autism

15:46 [CNN: Health] The reality of finding a job with autism

15:47 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes — Week Of April 30th, 2013

15:47 [The Onion] American Voices: 1 World Trade Center To Become Tallest Building In West

15:47 [Anarchist news] Russian Art Anarchists explain themselves from prison / Banksy's new favourite group Voina (WAR)

15:47 [Fin24 News] Flood of SIM swap victims come forward

15:49 [The Hindu - News] One duet please

15:49 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Egypt protests Israel's inaction on proposals for a WMD free Middle East

15:49 [CNN: Health] To hell and back for rock icon

15:50 [New Statesman] With a thirty-year bond yield, Apple enters corporate adulthood

15:50 [Reuters] Mosque, Muslim shops attacked near Myanmar's biggest city

15:51 [NPR] Home Prices Continue To Rise Across The Nation

15:51 [Spiegel] Open Wide: Dentist Pulled 20 Teeth Without Asking Patient

15:51 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Silliness of a 51-Year-Old Being Cowed by Talk Radio Hosts

15:53 [The Independent] 'Jealous' woman guilty of murdering family in fire after row over pram

15:53 [The Independent] Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian on motorcycle in Gaza

15:54 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's Bundeswehr starts EU Malian army training

15:54 [Deutsche Welle] Dutch King Willem-Alexander inaugurated

15:55 [CNN: Entertainment] Happy 80th birthday, Willie Nelson!

15:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] Volcano catastrophe idea 'dismissed'

15:58 [CNET News] Get a 27-inch AOC LED monitor for $199.99

15:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cyber Bill Fails in U.S. Senate, but Online Privacy Concerns Live On

15:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Over 100 Million Women Lead Migrant Workers Worldwide

15:59 [Deutsche Welle] Japanese leader shows signs of his old conservative self

15:59 [Deutsche Welle] Germany starts EU Malian army training

15:59 [The Hindu - News] 600 Chinese citizens join rush to live in Mars

15:59 [Fin24 News] Imperial Tobacco to develop e-cigarettes

16:00 [BBC: Also in the news] Hapless attempt at parallel parking is internet hit

16:01 [The Atlantic: International] Vietnam: Flawed on Human Rights, but a Leader in Gay Rights

16:02 [zero hedge] This Is What A Stop Hunt Looks Like

16:02 [zero hedge] Welcome Back Recession: Chicago PMI Implodes To 49, First Sub-50 Print Since Septmber 2009

16:03 [Guardian] Inquest into Essex hotel pool deaths opens

16:03 [Russia Today] ‘Damascus attack signals Syrian rebel desperation’

16:05 [CNN: Money] Next: A lifetime of medical bills

16:05 [CNN: Money] Stocks pull back from record levels

16:05 [CNN: Money] Don't count Elon Musk out yet

16:05 [CNN: Money] The mobile world according to Kantar

16:05 [Reuters: politics] Low Massachusetts voter turnout seen for Senate race after bombing

16:06 [Telegraph] Measles epidemic passes 1,000 cases

16:06 [CNET News] Jawbone buys BodyMedia in wearable tech push

16:07 [CBC: politics] Feds can't account for $3.1B in anti-terror spending

16:07 [Reuters] Home prices rise, seen helping economic recovery

16:07 [Reuters] Roadside bomb kills three NATO soldiers in Afghan south

16:08 [BBC: Health] Spanish doctor convicted over doping

16:11 [AlterNet] Jon Stewart Slams ‘F@#ktard’ Congress For Fixing Sequester Airport Delays ... and Nothing Else

16:11 [msnbc: politics] Tweaking sequester feeds demand for more adjustments to spending cuts

16:12 [Voice of America] Militias Ring Libyan Justice Ministry

16:13 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

16:13 [Slate Magazine] The Golden Age of Privacy Is Over

16:13 [Reuters] Consumer confidence rebounds in April

16:16 [Voice of America] President Obama to Hold News Conference

16:16 [Slashdot] New OpenWRT Drops Support For Linux 2.4, Low-Mem Devices

16:16 [CNN: Crime] Who is James Everett Duschke?

16:16 [CNN: Crime] No bond for Ricin suspect

16:19 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: US warns that Jordanian regime could fall as a result of the Syrian crisis

16:20 [New Statesman] Luxembourg is about to shed its reputation as one of the EU’s largest tax havens

16:21 [CBC: politics] Feds can't account for $3.1B in anti-terror cash, AG finds

16:22 [CNET News] Twitter ads now available for all U.S. users

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Broken begging bowl leads to attack on mosque in Myanmar

16:23 [CNN] Pro-gun billboard featuring Native Americans draws ire

16:23 [The Independent] Israelis burn Palestinian fields and stone vehicles in West Bank after father is stabbed to death at settlement bus stop

16:23 [The Independent] 'Forest boy' reveals details of elaborate hoax which hit headlines worldwide

16:23 [The Independent] Pair found drowned in hotel pool named as Josephine Newahun Foday and Komba Kpakiwa as it is revealed both were away for birthday celebration weekends

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Liquidators on track to sue Tinkler

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Muslims support gay marriage poll

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Detention for refugee children

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] What Tom told Andrew Johns

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Poorer and deeper in debt

16:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Labor locks in new levy to raise $3.5b

16:24 [Reuters: politics] N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo signs deal for 2014 book

16:25 [New Statesman] Luxembourg is about to shed its reputation as one of the EU’s largest tax havens

16:28 [Raw Story] Willie Nelson plays ‘Stoned Gandalf’ in Conan’s ‘Hobbit’ spoof

16:28 [Raw Story] French presidential wines to be auctioned off

16:28 [AlterNet] 'Ag-Gag's' First Victim: Woman Faces 6 Months in Jail For Filming Slaughterhouse ... From Across the Street!

16:29 [Deutsche Welle] Too much, too soon?: Myanmar and Western investment

16:29 [The Hindu - News] Rights group launches tourism boycott of Andaman Islands over 'human safaris'

16:31 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for April 30, 2013

16:31 [] Democracy Now!: Isabel Allende on "Maya's Notebook," Drug Addiction, 1973 Chilean Coup & Death of Poet Pablo Neruda

16:31 [] Democracy Now!: Kimberly Rivera, Pregnant Mom of 4, Sentenced to Military Prison for Refusing to Serve in Iraq

16:31 [] 'Flood of Highly Radioactive Wastewater' Overwhelms Fukushima Crews

16:31 [AL JAZEERA] Bangladesh factory owner's assets confiscated

16:32 [zero hedge] President Obama Takes Questions, Answers Some - Live Webcast

16:33 [The Hindu - News] PMK men violate Shore Temple sanctity

16:34 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Saudi-Egypt air bridge opens for transfer of aid to Gaza

16:34 [CNN] Opinion: Why Queen Elizabeth won't step down

16:35 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Ugly stuff' in Jackson trial

16:36 [NPR] Consensus Builds For Universal HIV Testing

16:36 [NPR] New Arizona Law: Guns From Buybacks Must Be Re-Sold

16:36 [Telegraph] Imran Khan upbeat ahead of landmark Pakistan election

16:36 [Telegraph] Woman, 21, charged in 'niqab' acid attack

16:37 [Truthout] First “Ag-Gag” Prosecution: This Utah Woman Filmed a Slaughterhouse from the Public Street

16:38 [Raw Story] Patrol car video catches ‘super drunk’ principal escaping handcuffs

16:38 [Mother Jones] A Brief History of CIA "Ghost Money"

16:38 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 30, 2013

16:38 [CNN: Money] Warren Buffett leans in and goes social

16:38 [CNN: Money] Europe's joblessness at new peak, prices plunge

16:38 [CNN: Money] The biggest deterrent for women in tech

16:39 [The Independent] French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault warns government against using English language

16:39 [The Independent] Sir Alan Sugar says 'I've not fired any Mark Zuckerbergs' as The Apprentice returns

16:39 [The Independent] 'Shipwreck tourist trail:' English Heritage to establish one of the world’s largest series of seabed diving paths

16:39 [The Independent] Alan Sugar's new Apprentices suffer 'cat castrophe' in first episode

16:40 [msnbc: politics] What the Lincoln-Stephen Douglas debates can teach us today

16:40 [msnbc: politics] 'There's a niche for being the jerk in the Senate': Discussing Ted Cruz

16:40 [Voice of America] Editorial: Better Media Coverage of Rape Needed

16:41 [NPR] New Arizona Law: Guns From Buybacks Can't Be Destroyed

16:43 [Financial Times] New Mexico cuts corporate taxes

16:45 [CNET News] Nokia to invest in array camera start-up Pelican Imaging

16:46 [msnbc: politics] Why US foreign policy 'begins at home'

16:46 [Voice of America] Israeli Airstrike Kills Palestinian in Gaza

16:47 [Fox News: politics] Liberal Frustrations Grow after 100 Days of Obama 2.0

16:49 [The Progressive] Dave Zirin talks about Jason Collins coming out

16:49 [Deutsche Welle] Spanish doctor Fuentes convicted over doping ring

16:49 [CBC: politics] Approving single sports betting called 'a national issue'

16:49 [CBC: politics] Canada can't account for $3.1B in anti-terror funding, AG finds

16:50 [Pravda] US/Saudi covert operations in Chechnya: Ricin, diamonds, Stingers

16:50 [Fox News] SILVER SUV EYED: Police Turn to Bar Video In Case of Missing Mom

16:51 [CNN: Crime] Tsarnaev on Instagram

16:51 [CNN: Crime] World's biggest cyberattack

16:51 [Fox News] Obama administration simplifies health care form

16:51 [Fox News] Native Americans outraged over pro-gun billboard

16:51 [Spiegel] Chinese Artist Zhao Zhao: 'I Try To Resist Being Tamed'

16:51 [Slashdot] CERN Celebrates 20 Years of an Open Web (and Rebuilds 1st Web Page)

16:52 [Telegraph] Egypt opens alcohol-free hotel

16:53 [Reuters] Italy's premier under pressure to win EU budget leeway

16:53 [CNN: Travel] Deluxe tree-house hotels

16:53 [AL JAZEERA] Clashes spark over Bangladesh factory owner

16:55 [The Independent] Video: Victim disarms shotgun-wielding attacker

16:55 [The Independent] 'Jealous' woman found guilty of murdering five members of one family in fire

16:55 [New Statesman] Margaret Hodge shrugs off “tax prat" line

16:56 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Build a Nation, Not a Fence

16:59 [Russia Today] Obama says there is evidence of chemical weapon use in Syria

17:01 [New Statesman] The battle on aid is not won: NGOs shouldn't be soft on Cameron

17:02 [Voice of America] Damascus explosion

17:03 [zero hedge] "Who Is Ben Bernanke's Worst Nightmare?"

17:04 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistani court bans Musharraf from public office

17:05 [CNN] From bin Laden to Boston

17:05 [CNN: Travel] 'Spaceline' makes rocket flight

17:05 [The Atlantic: Technology] Somebody Is Fixing Twitter's Misinformation Problem, but It's Not Twitter

17:05 [Disinformation] Police May Soon Be Able Check For Illegal Drug Use Via Breathalyzer Test

17:05 [Global Voices] Potty-Mouthed Russian Blogger Faces Prison for Ethnic Slurs

17:05 [AL JAZEERA] Clashes erupt over Bangladesh factory owner

17:08 [CNN: Politics] Sanford burned on affair in debate

17:09 [Reuters] Algeria contemplates future without ailing Bouteflika

17:10 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Most new Jordanian MPs face corruption charges

17:10 [Fox News: politics] Obama says he's rethinking 'range of options' against Syria

17:10 [The Independent] Matilda The Musical leads America's Tony Award nominations with 12 nods

17:10 [The Independent] 'I will proudly represent the kingdom': Queen Beatrix abdicates Dutch throne to her son Willem-Alexander as one million flock to Amsterdam to celebrate

17:11 [Campaign For Liberty] Howard Phillips R.I.P.

17:11 [CNN: Technology] Apps that lead off the beaten path

17:11 [CNN: Technology] Is graphene a 'miracle material?'

17:12 [CNN] Climbers, Sherpas make peace after Everest fight

17:14 [msnbc: politics] Obama cautions against rush to action in Syria

17:14 [Voice of America] Willem-Alexander is New Dutch King

17:15 [Reuters] Orange celebrations as King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

17:15 [CNET News] Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

17:16 [The Hindu - News] Coalgate: ASG Raval resigns

17:17 [Fox News] Benghazi Whistle-Blowers Threatened By White House, Lawyer Says

17:17 [Fox News] ACT OF 'GOODWILL': 90-Year-Old Vet Reunited With WWII Bomber Jacket

17:17 [Fox News] STATE SPONSORED: Suspect's Family Allegedly Collected $100G in Welfare

17:17 [AL JAZEERA] Clashes erupt over Bangladesh building owner

17:18 [Raw Story] U.S. pilot found living in Vietnam village 44 years after being declared MIA

17:18 [Raw Story] Researchers to recreate world’s first website after 20 years

17:18 [The Nation] The Life and Death of Words

17:19 [Russia Today] Libya lost $1bn in oil industry chaos

17:19 [CNET News] Rockstar Games releases three new character trailers for Grand Theft Auto V

17:19 [CNET News] Google to integrate app activities into Search

17:19 [CNET News] Fab redesigns site, acquires German furniture maker

17:19 [The Atlantic: National] The Glamour Never Stops

17:19 [The Atlantic: National] Will New Teacher Evaluations Help or Hurt Chicago's Schools?

17:22 [Telegraph] Queen hails UAE links with Britain

17:22 [Telegraph] 'Jealous' woman faces five life sentences for killing family members in a fire

17:23 [CNN] FBI did its job in Tsarnaev probe, Obama says

17:23 [Spiegel] Fodder for the Front: German Jihadists on Syria's Battlefields

17:23 [Guardian] WPP's Sorrell takes £150,000 pay cut after receiving nearly £18m last year

17:24 [Truthout] How a Shadow Drug Industry Tries to Avoid Regulation

17:26 [New Statesman] New digs for the Paris Review and Gary Shteyngart's sexual absence

17:26 [Reuters] Bomb blast kills 13 in centre of Syrian capital

17:26 [The Independent] In pictures: Images from the Herschel space observatory

17:26 [The Independent] Meet the MasterChef 2013 finalists: Larkin, Natalie and Dale spill the beans on judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace

17:26 [NPR] Obama Answers Questions On Syria, Guantanamo, More

17:26 [CNN: Money] Blackstone to hire 50,000 military vets

17:26 [The Hindu - News] Pak Court bans Musharraf from contesting polls for life

17:28 [CNN] Tragedy in Boston: How to help

17:28 [CNN] Opinion: Why cigarettes are here to stay

17:28 [CNN] Larry Ellison Fast Facts

17:28 [CNN] Obama: Need facts on Syrian chemical weapons

17:28 [CNN] Sam Warburton leads as Jonny Wilkinson is left out of Lions squad

17:29 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Italy doesn't have much time

17:29 [Deutsche Welle] Washington fuelling rampant graft in Afghanistan

17:30 [CNET News] Original iPhone reportedly to be obsolete on June 11

17:30 [CNET News] Yahoo graces Android app with Summly, too

17:30 [Caritas Internationalis] Mayday

17:31 [zero hedge] Letta's Italy?

17:31 [The Atlantic: International] Could Body Armor Have Saved Millions in World War I?

17:32 [CBC: politics] Scrapped Oakville, Ont., power plant to cost $310M

17:32 [CBC: politics] Fixing search and rescue must be priority, AG says

17:32 [Reuters] Bomb blast kills 13 in center of Syrian capital

17:35 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: Despite new electric fences, African migrants continue to cross into Israel

17:38 [Mother Jones] Democrats Are Starting to Sour on Obamacare

17:38 [Mother Jones] Can Obama Stop the Uprising at Gitmo?

17:38 [Telegraph] The driveway that no car can use

17:38 [Telegraph] Manhunt launched after two men escape from prison van

17:39 [Deutsche Welle] Obama’s new Middle East initiative must break the mold

17:40 [Slashdot] Pinball: a Resurgence In Retro Gaming From an Unlikely Place

17:41 [CNN] From homelessness to bizarre foods fame: Zimmern gives back

17:41 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: GPS devices for people with dementia

17:41 [NPR] Mon Dieu! Fast Food Now Rules In France

17:42 [The Independent] David Cameron urged to to boycott Sri Lanka summit over 'human rights abuses'

17:42 [The Independent] Number of headteachers earning six-figure salaries soars

17:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama: evidence chemical weapons used in Syria, questions remain

17:44 [CBC: politics] Veteran political organizer describes illegal donation system

17:44 [CBC: politics] AG calls for stronger crackdown on EI overpayments

17:44 [Fox News] Eminent Domain for Dunes?

17:44 [Fox News] Where to Swim With Sharks

17:44 [Fox News] Burnett Book: Daughter's Death

17:44 [Fox News] Foodies Cause 'Frogmageddon'

17:44 [Fox News] Who's Buried With Richard III?

17:44 [Fox News] Brad's Big Movie a Bust?

17:45 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: DiCaprio on the pressures of Gatsby

17:45 [BBC: Science & Environment] BBC News Hangout: Your Space Questions

17:45 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli air strike kills Palestinian in Gaza

17:46 [Global Voices] Cartoon: Girls Prevented from Leaving Kyrgyzstan

17:46 [NPR] Mon Dieu! Fast Food Now Rules In France

17:48 [CNN: Entertainment] Fall Out Boy 'Save Rock and Roll'

17:48 [CNN: Entertainment] Brad Garrett on working for Sinatra

17:48 [Raw Story] Collins hopes other gay professional athletes will come out

17:48 [CNN] Happy birthday, Willie Nelson!

17:48 [Voice of America] Eurozone Jobless Rate Hits New High

17:49 [Russia Today] Syrian rebels 'used unknown chemicals’ against civilians in Idlib – state news agency

17:49 [Truthdig] A Webby for Truthdig in 2013

17:50 [Reuters: politics] Obama vows new push to close Guantanamo detention camp

17:50 [Voice of America] Somalia Executes 13 al-Shabab Militants

17:50 [Voice of America] Royal Beauty Attracts Slumbering Bees

17:51 [CNN] What is bipolar II disorder?

17:51 [CNN] Tim Cook Fast Facts

17:51 [Slashdot] Variably Sunny: SCOTUS Allows Local FOIA Restrictions

17:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Some Hear Death Knell for a Two-State Solution

17:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Bolivian Entrepreneur Helps Quinoa Shine in U.S.

17:54 [Big Think] The Google-ization of Our Minds is Just Part of Evolution

17:55 [Middle East Monitor] Ahmed Mansour: The behaviour of the thugs is not that of revolutionaries

17:55 [Guardian] Barack Obama: Guantánamo inmates can't remain in legal limbo – live blog

17:56 [CNN: Living] Give 20-something moms a break

17:57 [The Independent] 'It's game changing': President Obama says there is now evidence chemical weapons have been used in Syria, an act he previously called a 'red line' for potential US intervention

17:57 [CNN: Living] Ready for a hip-hop orchestra?

17:57 [CNN: Living] Violins + rapper = one hip orchestra

17:58 [msnbc: politics] 'If it's Tuesday, someone's voting somewhere' - and today, it's Massachusetts

17:58 [msnbc: politics] Bay State primary battle rages

17:58 [msnbc: politics] Deep Dive: Grover Norquist talks tax reform

17:58 [msnbc: politics] Debate heats up already tight race in South Carolina

18:00 [CNET News] Apple plans 'aggressive' move into car integration -- report

18:00 [zero hedge] Is Bernanke Preparing to Jump Ship?

18:00 [zero hedge] Symantec Flash-Crash Destroys Over $1.5 Billion In Less Than A Second

18:00 [zero hedge] And... It's Green, Or Ask And Ye Shall Receive

18:00 [zero hedge] THe MoDeRN MoNeY OCToPuS...

18:02 [straight] Debate demonstrates how B.C. political leaders' words don't always match reality

18:03 [Spiegel] Picture This: Superstorm

18:05 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly blast hits central Damascus

18:05 [AL JAZEERA] US seeks "certainty" on Syria chemical arms

18:06 [NPR] The Boomerang Rocket Ship: Shoot It Up, Back It Comes

18:06 [NPR] Ontario First Nation Struggles With Spike In Suicides

18:07 [CNN] Inspiring young girls to define success on their own terms

18:07 [Reuters: politics] Retired Justice O'Connor casts doubt on Bush v. Gore ruling

18:07 [Reuters: politics] Obama says implementing health law harder as some states opt out

18:08 [AlterNet] Why Economic Criminals View Bangladesh as a Model for Workers Everywhere

18:08 [Raw Story] Study finds women perceive men with heavy stubble most attractive

18:08 [CNN: Money] Lottery picks new home buyers

18:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Coronation gigs confirm line-up

18:10 [Slashdot] In Canada, a Government-Backed Electronic Currency

18:10 [Reuters] Cyprus parliament approves bailout

18:11 [Financial Times] Syrian rebels adopt local governing roles

18:11 [CBC: politics] NDP seeks all-party support to get court's patriation papers

18:11 [zero hedge] Cypriot Parliament Approves Bailout

18:11 [AL JAZEERA] US seeks 'certainty' on Syria chemical arms

18:12 [The Independent] English Defence League looks to capitalise on failed plot by Islamists' gang to slaughter supporters

18:13 [Good] Want to Work for a Nonprofit? Here's What Hiring Managers Look For

18:13 [Good] Could This Reimagined Travelling Carnival Get Kids Hooked on Science?

18:14 [The Progressive] The Bravery of Jason Collins

18:14 [Financial Times] Netherlands king sworn in as queen abdicates

18:15 [CNET News] Twitter warns of additional hacks, threats

18:15 [Reuters: politics] Arms makers welcome dialogue with Pentagon as budget woes rise

18:16 [CNN: Money] Hire more vets, by Michelle Obama & Jill Biden

18:17 [CBC: politics] Shaky Dix, confident Clark, but no knockout punch in B.C. leaders' debate

18:19 [Truthdig] Truthdig Wins Webby for Best Political Site

18:19 [CNN: Health] Keeping donated organs 'alive'

18:19 [CNN: Health] Tell me the truth, doctor

18:19 [CNN: Health] What is bipolar II disorder?

18:20 [Middle East Monitor] Syed C: IDB agrees reconstruction projects in Gaza worth $15 million

18:21 [Reuters] Berkshire size, Buffett age cloud annual gathering

18:22 [AlterNet] Obama Says He'll Renew Efforts to Close Guantanamo

18:23 [Voice of America] Scientists Use Twitter Traffic to Measure Global Happiness

18:23 [Reuters: politics] Lawmakers urge SEC to bar forced Wall Street arbitration

18:23 [Mother Jones] Chart of the Day: European Unemployment Hits New Record

18:24 [Telegraph] Amanda Knox: 'I want to grieve for Meredith too'

18:25 [BBC: Technology] New adverts 'could track your eyes'

18:26 [Truthout] Six Months After Sandy, A Financial Disaster For Homeowners

18:28 [Topix Activism News] Family says Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng's imprisoned nephew denied medical parole

18:28 [The Independent] Gang members in plot to murder English Defence League supporters used dark and seedy gym that became hangout of choice for Birmingham-based jihadists

18:30 [The Onion] New Study Finds Nothing That Will Actually Convince You To Change Your Lifestyle So Just Forget It

18:30 [The Onion] Chris Berman Loudly Weighs In On Jason Collins Story

18:31 [] Kimberly Rivera, Pregnant Mom of 4, Sentenced to Military Prison for Refusing to Serve in Iraq

18:32 [Fin24 News] Absa mitigated loss on Weideman account

18:33 [CNN] Talks under way on Boston bombing suspect avoiding death penalty

18:36 [AL JAZEERA] Musharraf banned from politics for 'life'

18:37 [msnbc: politics] Average American's health insurance 'strong, better'

18:37 [msnbc: politics] Obama: US 'deeply engaged' in finding Syria solution

18:37 [straight] News for Youse: Debate passes with little said, reforms for temp workers, and ovations for Jason Collins

18:38 [Raw Story] UK man receives settlement for penis and testicle burns from shower gel

18:38 [Raw Story] Obama on Jason Collins: ‘I think America should be proud’

18:39 [Russia Today] Female soldier gets jail time for fleeing to Canada

18:39 [straight] Dan Savage Podcast Episode 340

18:40 [BBC: Also in the news] Mental tasks 'impaired in the air'

18:40 [The Atlantic: In Focus] The Netherlands Welcomes a New King

18:40 [CNN] Segregated prom tradition yields to unity

18:40 [The Atlantic: Technology] What Unconventional Fossil Fuels Change About Our Energy Picture, And What They Don't

18:40 [Reuters: politics] Obama signals won't rush to act against Syria over chemical arms

18:41 [NPR] 4-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies In India

18:41 [CNET News] Apple, Samsung patent trial set for November

18:43 [Spiegel] Facebook Researcher: 'People Are More Predictable than Particles'

18:43 [Spiegel] High-Profile Catalyst: Tough Times Ahead for German Tax Evaders

18:44 [AL JAZEERA] Raped child dies in India from injuries

18:44 [Russia Today] US house prices on the rise in February, topping forecasts

18:44 [Russia Today] Cypriot parliament approves bailout

18:47 [Truthout] The US's Narrow-Minded Anti-Terrorism Strategy: Blowback and the Cycle of Violence

18:47 [CNN: Travel] Check out new supersonic planes

18:48 [CNN] 100 days in, Obama exudes second-term confidence

18:48 [Fox News] Bombs kill 8 in Afghanistan, including 3 NATO soldiers

18:48 [Fox News] Girl, 5, allegedly raped by parents' friend, dies in India

18:48 [Fox News] Kids born in America have more allergies, asthma- New guide helps docs diagnose acid reflux in infants

18:48 [Fox News] Soccer ref critically injured in attack by teen, police say

18:48 [Fox News] Netherlands welcomes first king since 1890

18:48 [Fox News] Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills 1 Palestinian

18:50 [CNET News] Vine adds front-facing camera functionality

18:53 [The Nation] Google’s Spymasters Are Now Worried About Your Secrets

18:53 [The Nation] The Case for Ethical Fashion

18:53 [Mother Jones] Florida Passes Law To Speed Up Executions

18:53 [Mother Jones] Study: Budget Cuts Are Making Us Sick

18:54 [Russia Today] Unabomber lawyer to defend suspected Boston terrorist Tsarnaev

18:57 [Telegraph] Three soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

18:57 [Fox News: politics] Americans find ways to soften sequester; saving tourist seasons, programs for needy

18:57 [Truthout] The Life and Death of Words, People, and Even Nature: From Walking Libraries and a God Named “Word” to What Sherlock Holmes Never Said

18:58 [CNET News] eBay, retail partner to open NY shop with touchscreen window

18:58 [CNET News] Caffeine-infused lingerie claims to blast fanny fat

18:58 [CNN] World seeks answers as Syria civil war evolves

18:59 [The Independent] Revealed: How plot to slaughter English Defence League supporters failed as radical Islamists' gang turned up late for rally

18:59 [CNET News] Airbnb starts verifying user profiles

19:00 [Disinformation] Christ Battles The Living Dead In Fist Of Jesus

19:01 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How To Make Austerity Work

19:01 [zero hedge] US Homeownership Rate Drops To 1995 Levels

19:02 [AL JAZEERA] Obama renews push for closing Guantanamo

19:02 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] Increased Mental Health Care Needed in Iraq

19:03 [Raw Story] Robertson: ‘There isn’t anything bigoted’ about calling gay NBA player an abomination

19:03 [Raw Story] FBI probes Virginia governor’s failure to disclose gifts from campaign donor

19:06 [CNN: Politics] 100 days in, Obama exudes second-term confidence

19:09 [Russia Today] Hard cell: UK prisoners must work for perks

19:09 [Russia Today] Grad missiles, anti-aircraft guns: Armed men surround Libya Justice Ministry

19:10 [Slashdot] Richard Branson Plans Orbital Spaceships For Virgin Galactic

19:11 [Infoshop] 3,000 anarchists march in solidarity to Athens Indymedia & 98 FM

19:11 [Voice of America] Leaner French Defense Strategy Focuses on Africa

19:11 [CNET News] Canon 5D Mark III gets clean HDMI firmware update

19:13 [Good] Untethered: What You Gain When You Totally Digitally Disconnect

19:14 [Guardian] Dutch prince becomes king as as his mother Queen Beatrix abdicates

19:14 [Guardian] Barack Obama: Guantánamo inmates can't remain in legal limbo – as it happened

19:14 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Monetising Human Waste and 101 (Slightly) Crazy Other Ideas

19:14 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Opinions Deeply Divided Over Fracking in Argentina

19:15 [CNET News] Cheetah-Cub robot learns to walk from the animals

19:15 [CNET News] First-ever Web site is brought back to life

19:15 [CNN] Doping doctor punished

19:15 [Financial Times] Obama in new push to close Guantánamo

19:16 [Infoshop] Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

19:16 [Global Voices] Yemeni General Apologies for 1994 Civil War on Facebook

19:19 [Russia Today] Monster hurricane on Saturn captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft

19:19 [Mostly Water] Economic Austerity in U.S. and Europe "Is Killing People"

19:20 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Guantanamo 'needs to be closed'

19:20 [msnbc: politics] Obama uses bully pulpit to lecture out-of-town Republicans

19:20 [msnbc: politics] Obama answers tough questions on Syria, domestic issues

19:20 [msnbc: politics] Obama: 'I couldn't be prouder' of Jason Collins

19:21 [Fin24 News] UK ends Official Development Aid to SA

19:22 [Reuters] South African army deaths from Central African Republic rise to 14

19:22 [straight] Photo of the Day: Sunset over Steveston

19:24 [Mother Jones] Renewable Energy is Merely Another Front in the Culture Wars Now

19:24 [Mother Jones] Climate Desk Live: A Conversation With Climate Scientist Michael Mann

19:24 [Mother Jones] Excerpts From a Day-by-Day Account of Human History

19:24 [Big Think] We Need You to be a Good Samaritan, Not Machiavelli with an MBA

19:24 [Big Think] To Be Gay in the NBA

19:26 [Amnesty International] Myanmar must look beyond 'flawed' report to stop cycle of Buddhist-Muslim violence

19:26 [NPR] Evening Primrose Oil No Match For Eczema's Itch

19:26 [NPR] Just In Case: Cruise Line Insured Against Loch Ness Monster

19:26 [msnbc: politics] Obama talks Syria, sequester, Jason Collins

19:26 [msnbc: politics] Kerry: 'Enormous amount of misinformation' on Benghazi

19:26 [msnbc: politics] 'Not a march to war': Obama hoping for international coalition on Syria

19:27 [Telegraph] More Ugandan women move for divorce

19:27 [Telegraph] The French village that bucked the austerity trend

19:27 [Telegraph] Flight stockings "do not protect most air passengers" against DVT

19:27 [Telegraph] Commonwealth split over Sri Lanka human rights faces The Queen

19:27 [CNET News] Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock now available for $300

19:28 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Why would you want to live on Mars?

19:28 [CNN] Zimmerman to argue self-defense, won't seek stand-your-ground hearing

19:29 [The Hindu - News] CBI should be insulated from executive interference, says Supreme Court

19:30 [CNN: Politics] Obama confident

19:30 [The Independent] Controversy and a cock-up on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth

19:30 [The Independent] Andy McSmith's Diary: Only one minister can see a wood and not own the trees

19:30 [The Independent] Muslims targeted during more violence against Burma's minority community

19:31 [The Onion] Sparrow Thinks It Might Have Caught Bird Flu After Puking Seeds All Morning

19:31 [Voice of America] European Rights Court Rules Tymoshenko Unlawfully Detained

19:31 [Caritas Internationalis] What’s changed in Zimbabwe?

19:31 [The Atlantic: International] Charity Tells Slacktivists: Give Money, Not Facebook Likes

19:32 [] In Blow to 'Water, Culture, Wildlife,' Feds Back Re-Opening of Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

19:32 [CNN: Crime] Zimmerman to argue self-defense, not 'stand your ground'

19:32 [CNN: Crime] What else will Tsarnaev say?

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Harin Raval resigns as ASG, says he stands by his letter

19:35 [BBC: Science & Environment] One-way Mars trip captures imagination

19:36 [Infoshop] The Iraq Killing Fields – the untold genocide: US War Crimes Tribunal investigation #8

19:36 [Infoshop] Spain: Mediterranean spring offensive: rioters besiege Congress

19:36 [CNN] Team rebuilding world's first website

19:37 [msnbc: politics] Will GOP see political incentive on a sequester deal?

19:37 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Red carpet and ribbing

19:37 [CNN: Politics] 'Nerd Prom's' funniest moments

19:39 [Mostly Water] Braying for War Against Syria

19:39 [Fin24 News] Cyprus parliament approves €10bn bailout

19:39 [Slate Magazine] How Do You Search a Landfill?

19:39 [Slashdot] AMD Details Next-Gen Kaveri APU's Shared Memory Architecture

19:39 [Fox News: politics] Obama walks back 'red line' stance on Syrian government using chemical weapons

19:41 [BBC: Science & Environment] Cern closes in on antigravity answer

19:41 [NPR] Utah Teen's Punch Lands Soccer Referee In Critical Condition

19:42 [Guardian] Obama vows to close Guantánamo camp as hunger strike worsens

19:43 [Raw Story] Another Reminder That The Anti-Choice Movement Is Class Warfare

19:43 [Raw Story] Secretive gun group uses Native Americans to push against gun safety measures

19:43 [CNET News] Apple preps bond sale effort

19:44 [zero hedge] How Much More Is Your CEO Making Than You?

19:44 [Truthout] Logic Deficit: Why Were Reinhart-Rogoff Ever Taken Seriously?

19:45 [Reuters] Gunmen stage protest outside Libyan justice ministry

19:45 [Reuters] Somalia's Puntland region executes suspected Islamist militants

19:46 [The Independent] Teenager died after brakes on kit bike failed, inquest hears

19:46 [The Independent] A pregnant ex-girlfriend and rent arrears drove me to become 'forest boy'

19:46 [The Independent] Two men escape in armed prison van ambush

19:46 [The Independent] BBC rebuked on rugby sponsorship after 'editorial integrity' was compromised by use of Accenture logo

19:46 [The Independent] Paint the town orange: Queen Beatrix abdicates Dutch throne to her son Willem-Alexander as one million flock to Amsterdam to celebrate

19:47 [CNN] Obama 'couldn't be prouder' of Jason Collins

19:47 [CNN] Caffeinated chewing gum catches FDA's eye

19:48 [Raw Story] Rove: How can Obama close Gitmo if detainees didn’t get Miranda warnings?

19:48 [Raw Story] Obama defends FBI actions on Boston bombing suspect

19:49 [Fox News: politics] Obama say he won't judge Mexican security moves

19:50 [Reuters] Exclusive: Ride service Uber raising cash at $1 billion valuation

19:51 [The Hindu - News] Ramadoss, Mani held for demonstration bid

19:51 [The Hindu - News] Sajjan Kumar acquitted in 1984 riots case

19:53 [Raw Story] Physicists announce breakthrough in quest to answer dark matter questions

19:54 [Financial Times] Letta urges determination to spur growth

19:54 [Deutsche Welle] Cypriot parliament approves international bailout

19:54 [Deutsche Welle] Merkel and Letta talk growth, jobs

19:54 [msnbc: politics] 'Tax-payer dollars to see your mistress': Sanford, Busch debate

19:54 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 6

19:54 [Big Think] The Mission to Mars is Now a Crowdfunded Reality Show

19:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama says economics, security to be themes in Mexico visit

19:56 [straight] Open letter: Stop sweeping cuts at Capilano University

19:56 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama's Syria Subtext: I Am Not George W. Bush

19:57 [CNN: Entertainment] From 'Teen Mom' to porn star

19:59 [] The Real Reason America Can't Make a Nuclear Deal with Iran

19:59 [Fin24 News] Absa: we mitigated Weideman loss

20:00 [CNET News] Microsoft wants beta testers for new Win Phone Facebook app

20:00 [CNET News] Smartphones banned? Not in this primary-school class

20:00 [Moral Low Ground] Blind Pole Vaulter Aria Ottmueller Qualifies for Arizona High School Track and Field Championship

20:01 [The Independent] ANC defends video footage of frail Nelson Mandela

20:01 [The Independent] Collapsed Bangladesh factory owner’s property seized as thousands of protesters demand death penalty

20:01 [The Independent] April Jones murder trial: Mark Bridger 'collected extreme paedophile pornography and had images of Soham victims Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman'

20:01 [The Independent] Paint the town orange: Willem-Alexander sworn in as king of the Netherlands as one million flock to Amsterdam to celebrate

20:01 [Fin24 News] Long wait for Amplats miners almost over

20:02 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Falcon chicks hatch on city roof

20:03 [Fin24 News] SA Express finalising R539m state deal

20:06 [Global Voices] Campesino Resistance in Honduras

20:06 [CBC: politics] Ethics watchdog clears senior civil servant of conflict

20:08 [Raw Story] Gun nights for ladies spring up at shooting ranges around the country

20:09 [Fox News: politics] President, first lady say program to help vets get jobs has already tripled its goal

20:09 [CNN: Politics] When will Obama reform our government?

20:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Governments Won't Need to Issue IDs: Data Brokers Will Identify You for Them

20:10 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Congress needs to think long-term on sequester

20:11 [NPR] Hic, Hic, Hic: TV Weatherman Keeps Going Despite Hiccups

20:12 [zero hedge] Apple Launches $17 Billion Bond Offering: Largest Ever For Non-Financial Firm

20:13 [Good] Bird's Eye View of Holland's Tulip Fields, A Vivid Two Week Show

20:13 [Slashdot] One Bitcoin By the Numbers: Is There Still Profit To Be Made?

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Now, movies brew at coffee houses

20:14 [Guardian] Obama edges closer to action over use of chemical weapons in Syria

20:15 [AlterNet] Senators Are Paying a Heavy Political Price for Siding with the NRA

20:17 [The Independent] The summer blockbusters

20:17 [The Independent] SoulCycle: So, what attracted you to this gruelling gym class? It was Jake Gyllenhaal

20:17 [The Independent] US judge receives 28-year jail term for his role in kids-for-cash kickbacks

20:17 [The Independent] New Zealand bar’s Anzac Day Hitler piñata offends German Embassy

20:18 [Fox News] Why Do Your Kids Lie?

20:18 [Fox News] Most Rigged Carnival Games

20:18 [Fox News] Oy! Stars Without Makeup

20:18 [Fox News] Saturn's Huge Hurricane

20:18 [Fox News] Did 'DWTS' Dancer Pass Gas?

20:18 [Fox News] Coffee Facts That Surprise

20:18 [Raw Story] Zimmerman waives ‘stand your ground’ defense in pre-trial hearing

20:18 [Raw Story] Existential cat Henri contemplates freedom from ‘unabashed exploitation’ in new video

20:18 [CNN: Health] Caffeinated chewing gum catches FDA's eye

20:19 [Russia Today] Italian police arrest four suspected Islamists ‘planning attacks in US, Israel’

20:20 [The Hindu - News] Book a trip down memory lane

20:21 [CBC: politics] Quebec political organizer admits to keeping 2 sets of books

20:21 [CBC: politics] Liberals rebuff NDP pitch for patriation paper disclosure

20:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] How Democrats Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Super PAC

20:22 [Fox News: politics] FDA says it will investigate added caffeine in foods, gum

20:22 [Spiegel] Royal Succession in Amsterdam: Holland Greets Its New King and Queen

20:24 [Slate Magazine] Amazon’s Sales-Tax Victory

20:24 [Slate Magazine] Not Using Their Heads

20:24 [Big Think] This is What a Hurricane on Saturn Looks Like

20:26 [Guardian] Obama: Guantánamo prison 'not in the best interests of the American people'

20:26 [Guardian] Eurozone unemployment hits new high

20:26 [Guardian] Ukip, Sushil Patel and the candidate who temporarily wasn't

20:26 [msnbc: politics] Does Obama still have ‘the juice' to get things done?

20:26 [msnbc: politics] South Carolina debate gets personal

20:26 [msnbc: politics] How has the sequester effected the US economy?

20:29 [The Progressive] Move Over, Koch Brothers: A Bigger, Darker Rightwing Funder

20:29 [Deutsche Welle] The Netherlands celebrates its new monarch

20:29 [Voice of America] April 30, 2013

20:32 [] Facebook Loves Keystone XL: Zuckerberg Under Fire for Promoting Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

20:32 [zero hedge] Better Purchase Than The iBond? The Original Apple 1, For The Low, Low Price Of Only $400,000

20:34 [The Hindu - News] Why are terrorists still at large?

20:35 [The Onion] Opinion: After Checking Your Bank Account, Remember To Log Out, Close The Web Browser, And Throw Your Computer Into The Ocean (by Karen Seubert)

20:36 [straight] Pro-privacy community rallies for CISPA reboot

20:36 [] Turkey: What's the Way Forward for Ankara's Syria Policy?

20:38 [Raw Story] Hurricane Sandy dumped 11 billion gallons of raw sewage into East Coast waterways

20:38 [Raw Story] NASA releases images of giant Saturn ‘hurricane’

20:38 [CNN] Court clears path for Bolivia's Morales to run for 3rd term

20:40 [CNN: Money] Yahoo's parental leave extended

20:40 [The Hindu - News] Census at national parks to be taken up from May 4

20:43 [Raw Story] Man loses life savings at carnival but wins giant banana with dreadlocks

20:43 [Telegraph] Picture books 'should tell a story to help toddlers learn language'

20:43 [Telegraph] Bangladesh discarded UK-funded search cameras in Dhaka rescue mission

20:44 [Guardian] Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund – live! | Paul Doyle

20:44 [Guardian] Post Office workers announce new strike over plan to close 70 branches

20:46 [NPR] NBA Player Jason Collins Could Snag Endorsements, Speaking Gigs

20:46 [NPR] As Youth Crime Spikes, Brazil Struggles For Answers

20:47 [CNN: Crime] Cops: Woman posed as girl's mom, kidnapped her, then raped her

20:48 [CNN: Technology] Team rebuilding the world's first website

20:48 [CNN: Technology] Team rebuilding world's first website

20:48 [CNN: Technology] How texting makes people smarter

20:48 [CNN: Technology] Graphene: Is it a miracle material?

20:48 [The Hindu - News] Surabhi to represent India at France theatre fest

20:49 [The Progressive] Obama's Words Slim Solace on Guantanamo

20:51 [Financial Times] Retailers pledge aid for factory victims

20:51 [CNN] Judge limits Jackson siblings' attendance at wrongful death trial

20:52 [AL JAZEERA] Virgin Galactic test flight goes supersonic

20:54 [msnbc: politics] First Read Minute: Measuring the first 100 days

20:54 [Truthdig] Regulators to Keep Tight Lips on Foreclosure Improprieties

20:54 [Big Think] Coming to a Store Near You: Computer-Brain Interface

20:55 [Reuters] Kerry pledges to answer Benghazi questions, laments 'misinformation'

20:56 [] Tajikistan: Is Moscow Getting Ready to Punish Dushanbe?

20:57 [Slashdot] Speeding Object Makes Small Hole In the ISS Solar Array

20:57 [Voice of America] Syrian Rebels Eye EU Oil Trade

20:57 [CNET News] Canada launches robot-themed plastic banknote from space

20:59 [Mother Jones] More Than Likely, President Obama Isn't an Idiot

20:59 [Telegraph] Last rhinos in Mozambique killed by poachers

21:00 [Disinformation] Inside Paris’s Belle Époque-Era Human Zoo

21:00 [The Hindu - News] Toll in blast near Sivakasi rises to six

21:01 [zero hedge] Tuesday Humor: GM Announces It Is Losing Money On Every Volt Sold, Will Make Up For It With Volume

21:01 [zero hedge] Wall-Street Engineering Hones In On Apple’s "Offshore" Cash

21:01 [Reuters: politics] Kerry pledges to answer Benghazi questions, laments 'misinformation'

21:02 [NPR] Female Soldier Sentenced To 10 Months Over Desertion

21:02 [NPR] On California Prisons, It's The Governor Vs. The Courts

21:03 [CNN] U.S. airports don't stack up

21:05 [The Onion] 'Loud, Desperate Need For Approval' Leads Tony Nominations

21:06 [] Uzbekistan: Get Ready for Gerofitol

21:07 [The Hindu - News] HC names panel to prevent suicides in campuses

21:07 [Reuters] Cyprus bailout scrapes through island's parliament

21:09 [AlterNet] 6 Horrifying Facts Every American Should Know About Guantanamo Bay and the Ongoing Hunger Strike

21:09 [AlterNet] How Big Pharma Is Killing Americans and Bankrupting the Country

21:10 [Mostly Water] Simpson-Bowles 2.0

21:13 [The Hindu - News] ‘Rich’ man who conned women held

21:13 [Good] GOOD 100: Meet Elle Elman, Equipping Somali Youth for the Future

21:14 [The Nation] How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Society poll results

21:15 [Voice of America] World Wide Web Turns 20

21:16 [CNET News] The 404 1,260: Where we work out the bugs (podcast)

21:16 [CNET News] Easy access toaster oven opens the door to new possibilities

21:16 [CNET News] Tech CEOs say the darndest things

21:16 [CNN: Crime] Judge allows only one Jackson sibling at a time in courtroom

21:16 [CNN: Crime] Church attack: Stabbing in the pews

21:16 [CNN] Philadelphia abortion doctor case goes to jury

21:16 [CNN] Official: Bomb blasts, shootout in Baghdad leave 4 dead, 7 wounded

21:17 [The Hindu - News] G.O. treating private nursing students on par with govt. college candidates quashed

21:17 [The Hindu - News] HC wants list of Matric schools with recognition status on website

21:17 [The Hindu - News] High security number plates soon

21:17 [Reuters: politics] Senate panel to probe Texas fertilizer plant explosion

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Friend-turned-foe among 5 held for gangster’s murder

21:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Thomson sets up legal fund

21:20 [CNN: Crime] Standing down from 'stand your ground'

21:21 [Truthout] Uncertainties Remain as FAA Integrates Drones into American Skies

21:22 [msnbc: politics] Obama addresses Syria, Gitmo in press conference

21:22 [msnbc: politics] Sanford, Colbert Busch face off in heated debate

21:22 [NPR] Why An Immigration Deal Won't Solve The Farmworker Shortage

21:22 [NPR] Cyprus Passes Tough Financial Bailout Package

21:22 [CNN] Lance Bass' advice to Jason Collins

21:22 [CNN] Opinion: But can the dude play?

21:23 [BBC: Entertainment] AUDIO: Garnett: Anyone can make films these days

21:23 [Voice of America] Syria Denies Delaying Chemical Weapons Probe

21:26 [Fox News: politics] Sec. Kerry heading to Russia next week to discuss: Boston, Syria, Iran

21:27 [The Hindu - News] India, China hold third flag meeting

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Ladakh situation not our creation, says Antony

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Man found murdered in Amberpet

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Osmania University students lift garbage from polytechnic for visually challenged

21:29 [CNN: Crime] Abortion or murder? Jury deliberates in Philly doctor's trial

21:29 [Slate Magazine] How Long Can You Go Without Food?

21:30 [Telegraph] Family fury at TV pictures of frail Nelson Mandela

21:30 [CNET News] Path stands by pushy invitation process

21:31 [AlterNet] Is This Guy the Biggest GOP Jerk in Congress?

21:31 [zero hedge] Shorting Stocks On These POMO Days Will Be Hazardous To Your Health

21:32 [The Atlantic: International] In Congo, a Force of Child-Soldiers Rises Up to Fight Rebels

21:32 [AL JAZEERA] Italy PM urges EU to drop austerity drive

21:32 [] Spreading Community and Love of Books 'Little Free Libraries' Sprout Worldwide

21:34 [Deutsche Welle] Insoluble tasks for Italy's new government

21:34 [CNN: Money] 41% of college grads overqualified for their job

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Your flip-flop put me under pressure, Raval tells Vahanvati

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Sarabjit not brain-dead’

21:37 [Truthout] If Bangladesh Can Hold Their Corporate Fatcats Accountable - Then So Can We!

21:37 [The Hindu - News] Police detain Adivasi protesters as President lays foundation for Jindal power plant

21:38 [CNN] Anti-abortion group warns it has more controversial videos

21:39 [The Hindu - News] State urged to chip in to set up electronics manufacturing hubs

21:39 [Big Think] First-Ever Website Brought Back to Life

21:39 [Big Think] A New Way To Share How You Feel

21:39 [Russia Today] Homeland Security under investigation for massive ammo buys

21:40 [Moral Low Ground] Israeli Settler Evyatar Borovsky Killed by Palestinian in Occupied West Bank

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Leaders asked to pay damages for losses during hartal

21:41 [The Hindu - News] State given 3 weeks’ time to build drains at Chottanikkara

21:42 [The Onion] Article About One World Trade Center Building Includes Paragraph Explaining 9/11

21:42 [Truthout] Daily Take: If Bangladesh Can Hold Their Corporate Fatcats Accountable - Then So Can We!

21:42 [Reuters: politics] Virginia governor says unaffected by reported FBI probe

21:43 [Raw Story] Man accused of murdering Democratic strategist may have been embezzling

21:43 [Good] Animation Intermission: Sights and Sounds of a High Rise

21:43 [CNET News] Intel to announce first Atom chip redesign

21:44 [CNN: Living] Segregated prom tradition yields to unity

21:45 [CNET News] New Web site measures global happiness

21:45 [CNET News] Should you wait for the mythical Motorola X Phone?

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Flat residents pay heavy price for drinking water

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Premium car buyers take government for a ride

21:46 [Telegraph] Germany accuses France of being 'Europe's biggest problem child'

21:46 [Telegraph] Barack Obama: close Guantánamo as it is damaging America

21:49 [msnbc: politics] Obama pledges to 're-engage' on Gitmo amid hunger strike

21:49 [The Hindu - News] High & dry: Perched on towers and short of drinking water

21:49 [The Hindu - News] Ice-makers plan lockdown as 4 more asked to shut shop

21:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sarabjit not brain-dead’

21:51 [CNN: Money] Apple readies record $17 billion bond sale

21:51 [CNN: Money] Even when 'legal,' marijuana is risky business

21:51 [CNET News] App activity woven into Google Search

21:51 [The Hindu - News] More trains under Kudumbasree wings

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Ensure supply of drinking water to Vypeen, court tells government

21:54 [CBC: politics] Bank of Canada unveils new $5 and $10 polymer banknotes

21:54 [CBC: politics] Ontario 'didn’t get the full story' on gas plants, Wynne admits

21:54 [msnbc: politics] Poll: Many Americans uninformed about health care overhaul, some don't know it's law

21:55 [AlterNet] What Happened When My Gay Partner and I Went to a Bigoted Church and Confronted the Pastor

21:55 [Voice of America] Cyprus Approves International Bailout

21:56 [The Hindu - Opinion] Prisoners, not pawns

21:57 [The Hindu - News] Traffic quicksand

21:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] The cat is out of the bag

21:59 [Mother Jones] Why We Must Overcome the Cowardice of Guantanamo Bay and Its Defenders

21:59 [The Hindu - News] ‘Female DNA’ deepens Boston mystery

22:00 [Telegraph] US Muslims 'more opposed to suicide bombing'

22:00 [Telegraph] Meredith Kercher's family has 'no interest' in Amanda Knox book

22:00 [Telegraph] Sir Richard Branson watches Virgin Galactic spaceship's first rocket test

22:00 [Telegraph] Who's who of monarchs-to-be witness Dutch abdication

22:00 [Telegraph] Sussex Police becomes first force to monitor dementia patients with GPS system

22:01 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Bubble Symmetry And Housing

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Arab League nod for Israel-Palestine land swap

22:02 [NPR] Qatar Covers Nude Statues, Greeks Take Them Back

22:03 [Financial Times] Ireland agrees draft law allowing abortion

22:03 [Slashdot] BlackBerry CEO: Tablet Market Is Dying

22:04 [The Hindu - News] China detains 19 over Xinjiang violence

22:04 [The Hindu - News] Indian-origin nurse on trial for bid to “poison” boss

22:05 [Russia Today] Obama says Guantanamo must close, vows to ‘re-engage with Congress’

22:05 [straight] Ottawa outlines reforms for temporary foreign workers program

22:05 [straight] Marianne Nicolson's Walking on Water (Thin Ice) asks us to consider the consequences of climate change

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh gets first woman Speaker

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Six plead guilty to Birmingham bomb plot

22:06 [AlterNet] How the Invasion and Occupation of Afghanistan Fueled a Heroin Resurgence

22:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] Premier think tank

22:07 [CNET News] Digg to release Google Reader replacement beta in June

22:08 [Raw Story] Karl Malone to homophobic ESPN reporter: You won’t ‘kick over and die’ if you touch a gay player

22:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Matter of concern

22:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Shocking

22:09 [The Progressive] Jason Collins, Meet Brittney Griner

22:09 [Big Think] Should America Intervene in Syria?

22:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Send Sarabjit back

22:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Unnecessary

22:12 [NPR] Sequester Puts Some Needing Housing Aid 'Back To Square One'

22:12 [NPR] No More Politics For Pakistan's Musharraf, Court Orders

22:12 [NPR] Caffeine-Laced Gum Has Energized The FDA

22:12 [NPR] Spanish Judge Orders Bags Of Blood Destroyed In Doping Case

22:12 [The Onion] Secretary Of Interior Takes Presidential Oath Of Office

22:12 [The Onion] Area Woman Has No Idea She Will Hate Jennifer Lawrence 7 Years From Now

22:12 [BBC: Health] Cabinet agreement on abortion bill

22:13 [Good] Upcycling or Downcycling? A Planter Made From Used Coffee Grounds

22:13 [Good] Why I'm Not Going to 'Live Below The Line' This Week

22:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Bass gave Collins advice on coming out

22:14 [Slate Magazine] Game of Thrones, Season 3

22:15 [Fox News] Obama Walks Back 'Red Line' StanceOn Syria Chemical Weapon Attacks

22:15 [Fox News] BENGHAZI BETRAYAL? Whistle-blower: US Forces Could Have Responded

22:16 [msnbc: politics] Gun vote stirs passion at Ayotte town hall meeting

22:16 [CNN] Officials: Wave of violence hits Iraq, leaves 6 dead, 20 wounded

22:16 [CNN] Lawyer keeps most loathed criminals off death row

22:16 [Fox News: politics] Low turnout for Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election

22:17 [Telegraph] South Africa warning over withdrawal of UK aid

22:17 [Telegraph] Sylvia Plath poem written two weeks before she died reveals 'disturbed' state of mind

22:17 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cambridge 'immaculately dressed even as a teenager'

22:18 [CNN: Money] GM: Next Chevy Volt should be profitable

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Musharraf banned from contesting for public office

22:18 [Truthout] Thom Hartmann on the News: Criminalizing Immigration, Florida Rejects Medicaid Funding, and More

22:19 [Reuters] Exclusive: Sources say senior Iranian diplomat detained in March

22:20 [Anarchist news] At Your Service (Tales from Community Service) [Blog Series]

22:20 [Russia Today] US Boeing 747 crash and burn caught on dashcam in Afghanistan (VIDEO)

22:20 [Moral Low Ground] St. Louis Teacher David Marler Charged with Sexually Abusing Male Student

22:21 [CNN: Travel] U.S. airports don't stack up

22:21 [Slashdot] Windows Store In-App Ad Revenue Plummets

22:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Morning Express: Showers for Sydney

22:22 [The Hindu - News] No wealth tax on farm land, says Chidambaram

22:22 [The Hindu - Opinion] When judges don’t adjudicate enough

22:25 [CNET News] Flexible smartphone curls up when it gets a call

22:25 [CNET News] AT&T trade-in drops Galaxy S4, HTC One, others to $99

22:26 [Infoshop] AK Press: Defenders of Print

22:28 [AL JAZEERA] Saudi minister: US to remain energy dependent

22:30 [Anarchist news] Brooklyn Anarchist Refusing to Play Along With the System

22:31 [zero hedge] Macro Collapse Pushes S&P 500 To New All-Time Nominal High And Close

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Verdict leaves families of victims inconsolable

22:34 [The Hindu - News] Neera may finally lose toddy tag

22:35 [Disinformation] Former Lawmakers Received $20,000 Honorariums to Appear at UFO Disclosure Event

22:36 [The Hindu - Opinion] English can’t be blamed for all the ills of this country

22:37 [NPR] How Doctors Would Know If Syrians Were Hit With Nerve Gas

22:38 [CNN: Entertainment] 2013 Tony nominations

22:38 [Raw Story] Bloomberg accuses newspaper and activists of racism for opposing stop and frisk

22:38 [Raw Story] Obama renews bid to shut down Guantanamo prison

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Harin Raval resigns as ASG

22:38 [The Hindu - News] We should liberate CBI from interference, says Supreme Court

22:39 [CNN] 2013 Tony Nominations: 'Kinky Boots,' 'Matilda,' 'Pippin' lead pack

22:40 [Voice of America] Pakistan Court Bans Musharraf From Public Office

22:40 [Russia Today] Nuclear station insider says San Onofre should stay closed

22:40 [CNN: Money] S&P 500 has best win streak since 2009

22:43 [Good] The Final Frontier: A New Polluting Industry Takes Flight

22:44 [The Hindu - Opinion] Sanjay Srivastava responds

22:45 [Russia Today] New law will ban protesters from riding mass transit in California

22:45 [Russia Today] Syria's friends 'will not let it fall in the hands' of US, Israel – Hezbollah chief

22:46 [straight] Tea Sparrow brings gourmet tea to your doorstep

22:46 [The Hindu - News] We are part of a system and need to consult: CBI

22:46 [zero hedge] And Now, The Ugly Side Of A College Education

22:47 [Topix Activism News] Boston bombing spurs demand for video monitoring

22:48 [The Hindu - News] Police drivers fuel diesel pilferage

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Congress Core Group discusses Supreme Court’s observations

22:51 [CNN: Money] S&P on best streak since '09

22:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate Tom Wheeler as FCC chair: official

22:56 [CNN] In NBA, Collins' defense, screens matter more than sexual orientation

22:57 [The Hindu - News] “Why was court not told draft was shared with executive?”

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Govt heaves sigh of relief as money Bills are passed without discussion

22:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] A garment May Day

22:57 [CNN: Money] Marissa Mayer extends Yahoo's maternity leave

22:57 [BBC: Technology] Apple taps markets for record $17bn

22:57 [CNET News] Gawk at new images of Saturn's super-sized hurricane

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Verdict reserved on entrance test for medical admissions

22:59 [Big Think] Government to Buy Your Personal Data From Companies

22:59 [Big Think] The Failed Quest of Orphan Theology

23:02 [CNET News] Facebook courts small businesses with new ad type

23:02 [Slashdot] President Obama To Nominate Cable and Wireless Lobbyist To Head FCC

23:03 [Telegraph] Temperatures set to soar on Bank Holiday Monday

23:04 [Voice of America] Virgin to Raise Space Ticket Prices

23:06 [Voice of America] Eastern DRC Residents Have High Hopes for Intervention Brigade

23:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] ‘Scientists downplay earthquake risks’

23:08 [Raw Story] Two Democrats call on Americans to celebrate the National Day of Reason

23:08 [Raw Story] Watch: Obama says we’ve got to close Guantanamo Bay prison

23:08 [Reuters] Obama won't rush to act against Syria over chemical arms

23:08 [Guardian] Real Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund | Champions League semi-final, second leg match report

23:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gay sex club shooting: man hurt

23:09 [CNN] Affidavit: Dust mask tied to suspect tests positive for ricin

23:09 [Deutsche Welle] Dortmund get into Champions League final

23:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Oh the Places You'll Go: 38,000 Historical Maps to Explore at New Online Library

23:10 [The Onion] American Voices: Sandra Day O'Connor Regrets ‘Bush V. Gore’

23:10 [The Onion] 'Help Has To Be On The Way Now,' Thinks Syrian Man Currently Being Gassed

23:13 [The Hindu - News] On the fast track to trouble

23:13 [The Hindu - News] I-T raids on Jeetendra, family’s offices and houses

23:13 [Good] Meet This Year's Change-Making Webby Winners

23:14 [Mother Jones] How to Be a Good Neocon When It Comes to Syria

23:14 [Mother Jones] New Obamacare Application Demonstrates the Power of Framing

23:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Unearthing Trinidad’s Carib Ancestry

23:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: Schools Need “Transliteracy”

23:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Aiming to Conserve Energy, Antigua Turns to Its Residents

23:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] In U.S.-Mexico Relations, a Shift from Security to Economy

23:15 [CNN: Health] Caffeinated gum? FDA probe

23:16 [AL JAZEERA] Mobs in Malaysia torch Rohingya homes

23:17 [] Gitmo Groups Call Out Obama Over Political Cowardice

23:18 [CNN] Daily Discussion - May 1, 2013

23:18 [Reuters: politics] Obama won't rush to act against Syria over chemical arms

23:18 [Reuters: politics] Obama says too soon to declare demise of his domestic agenda

23:18 [CNET News] Google releases video tutorial for Google Glass

23:19 [Telegraph] Queen Welcomes UAE President to UK

23:19 [Telegraph] April Jones trial: Sobbing and gasping for air, mother called 999 to beg for help

23:21 [CNN: Money] Apple's record $17B bond sale

23:21 [CBC: politics] First Nations commission, diabetes strategy a mess, AG finds

23:22 [msnbc: politics] McDonnell denies wrongdoing as ethics dominates governor's race

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Dharmapuri group barred entry into village near Marakkanam

23:24 [Guardian] Michael Jackson trial: defence warns jury of singer's 'darkest secrets'

23:25 [CNN] Malala's global voice stronger than ever

23:25 [CNN] Girl Rising: How to Help

23:26 [Guardian] Ministry of Defence campaigns for overseas aid to pay for military patrols

23:27 [CNN: Money] Apple's $17 billion bond sale

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Workers wilt as summer scorches

23:27 [msnbc: politics] Newtown victim’s daughter presses Ayotte on gun vote

23:29 [The Hindu - News] Displacement without rehabilitation

23:29 [Big Think] Matterform’s Affordable Home 3D Scanner Outgrows Production Facility and Now Has Color Scanning

23:30 [Reuters] Obama renews vow to close Guantanamo detention camp

23:30 [CNET News] Tennis star tweets his love for Galaxy S4 -- from his iPhone

23:31 [CNN] Opinion: Here's to Collins -- and the NBA

23:31 [The Hindu - News] A gold bangle a day lands man in police net

23:34 [Reuters: politics] Obama renews vow to close Guantanamo detention camp

23:35 [Telegraph] Race war fear after Islamic terrorists target EDL

23:35 [Telegraph] David Cameron: numbers of Romanians and Bulgarians will be nothing like Poles in 2004

23:35 [Telegraph] You can't blame Tories for voting Ukip, says Lord Tebbit

23:35 [The Hindu - News] New bus terminus to come up at Vandalur

23:35 [The Hindu - News] JD(S) banks on traditional votes, Congress plays the youth card

23:36 [Reuters] China steps up customs checks, but North Korea trade robust

23:37 [The Hindu - News] State to crack down on cellphones in jails

23:37 [straight] Vanessa Goodman and Su-Feh Lee win dance honours

23:37 [straight] Vancouver Canucks rely on power-play success in the NHL playoffs

23:38 [Raw Story] Obama: Chemical weapons would cause U.S. to ‘rethink’ action on Syria

23:38 [Raw Story] Afghanistan blames opium surge on global demand

23:38 [Raw Story] Researchers develop happiness sensor based on Twitter activity

23:38 [Raw Story] Apple bond offering among biggest ever: reports

23:39 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra will abide by SC verdict on Belgaum: Prithviraj Chavan

23:39 [The Hindu - News] Highways to realign Ennore expressway

23:39 [Truthdig] Wall Street Is Killing Dodd-Frank One Regulation at a Time

23:43 [Good] Policeman's Best Friend: 5 Famous Dogs With Badges

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Bent on reducing conflicts with wildlife

23:44 [Mother Jones] How Michael Bloomberg Is Like Kanye West

23:45 [Slate Magazine] The Republican War on Social Science

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Attappady Valley project languishes

23:46 [Voice of America] Gunmen Stage Protest Outside Libyan Justice Ministry

23:46 [Slashdot] Does Antimatter Fall Up?

23:47 [NPR] New York: A Concrete Jungle And 'City Of Trees,' Too

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Mamata announces action on companies engaged in Ponzi schemes

23:49 [The Hindu - News] Mangroves at Kottuli plundered

23:50 [Voice of America] Saudi Oil Minister: US Energy Independence is Naive

23:50 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 1, 2013

23:50 [The Atlantic: National] Definitely

23:50 [Reuters: politics] Kerry calls new Arab League peace stance 'big step forward'

23:53 [CNN: Politics] Anti-abortion group warns it has more controversial videos

23:53 [CNN: Politics] Affidavit: Dust mask tied to suspect tests positive for ricin

23:54 [CNN] No verdict yet in Philadelphia abortion doctor case

23:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Lovers' tiff' behind sex club shooting

23:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] $13b drain of negative gearing

23:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Labor locks in new levy to raise $3.5b

23:55 [Russia Today] TSA detains man for failing to flush toilet

23:55 [CBC: politics] NDP wants to 're-protect' waterways in Canada

23:56 [The Hindu - News] Congress leadership ignores T-MPs’ protest

23:58 [Raw Story] Andrew Sullivan: U.S. stopped being a free country under Bush

23:58 [CNN] After Beatrix, is it time for the next generation of European royals?

23:58 [CNN: Living] Students choose united prom

23:59 [Big Think] Subjectify Me: The Unfinished, Backsliding Consent Project

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