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00:01 [Raw Story] Conservative groups mistake academic study of romance novels for ‘government-funded porn’

00:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Texas Republicans Lose Three Major Donors In 2013

00:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] Stabbed 10 times: Sydney cabbie in coma

00:04 [NPR] Was 2013 Really The Year Of The Paleo Diet?

00:06 [CNN] Russia bombings raise questions about Sochi Olympics security

00:06 [Reuters: politics] ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

00:06 [Telegraph] Brian May undergoing urgent tests for cancer

00:06 [Telegraph] New Year Honours: Women outnumber men for the first time

00:06 [Telegraph] New Year Honours 2014: list in full

00:06 [Telegraph] Jimi Mistry marries Strictly Come Dancing star Flavia Cacace

00:07 [The Hindu - News] National Cancer Centre to be set up: Manmohan

00:08 [Deutsche Welle] Sokiryanskaya: 'Russia's terror threat is real'

00:09 [NPR] The Other 'F Word': Brewer Responds To Starbucks Over Beer Name

00:10 [CNN] Bloomberg signs last his 22 bills, including e-cigarette ban

00:13 [BBC: Education] New Year OBEs for 'Netmums' founders

00:15 [Truthdig] 2014: Seize the Moment

00:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Honour for Met Office head scientist

00:16 [Financial Times] US to test commercial drones at six sites

00:18 [Deutsche Welle] Children beheaded in Central African Republic - UNICEF

00:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Learner in 170km/h chase

00:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] ERs should charge too

00:21 [The Atlantic: International] But Wait, There's More: Yasukuni, Arlington, Doolittle, and LeMay

00:21 [] Fireball, Black Smoke Hit Sky as Train Carrying Crude Derails /sites/

00:23 [Telegraph] New Year Honours 2014: Three MPs criticised over expenses given knighthoods

00:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: The Most Influential Forces In Higher Ed In 2013

00:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eliot Nelson: HUFFPOST HILL - GOP Sets New Year's Resolution To Compare Absolutely Everything To Benghazi

00:25 [The Progressive] U.S. Upset Over India's Concern for Patient Health

00:28 [Topix Activism News] PETA wants names of UConn researchers who violated guidelines

00:30 [CNN] U.S. takes a new step toward commercial drones

00:31 [straight] China’s diversity echoed in Lower Mainland real-estate trends /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Real%20estate%202402.jpg

00:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: The Year Government Lost Its Grip On Information

00:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] Teenager shot inside home

00:38 [straight] Stephen Harper has NDP MP Charlie Angus singing the “Reactionary Blues” (video) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/lhh7OCFYbYU.jpg

00:39 [Telegraph] New Year Honours 2014: Two Margaret Thatcher aides knighted

00:39 [Telegraph] New Year Honours 2014: David Cameron 'cronies' rewarded

00:40 [zero hedge] Correcting Some Misconceptions About A New Secular Bull Market

00:40 [zero hedge] The Bifurcated Housing Bubble; From "Why Didn't I Buy?" To "This Is Crazy"

00:43 [Deutsche Welle] 'Syria needs a truce'

00:44 [CNN] Congo forces repel attacks at 3 sites in capital

00:44 [Slashdot] US Requirement For Software Dev Certification Raises Questions

00:47 [Reuters] Train collision in North Dakota sets oil rail cars ablaze

00:47 [Fox News] City braces for highest minimum wage

00:49 [Voice of America] Kerry to Propose Outline for Mideast Peace Talks

00:52 [CNET News] Authors Guild appeals decision in Google Books copyright suit

00:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Colleen DeBaise: 5 Reasons Why 2013 Was Good for Women in Politics

00:56 [CNN: Health] Induced comas help injured brains

00:57 [Voice of America] Deadline to Remove Syria's Chemical Weapons May Pass

01:03 [CNET News] IBM's 5 in 5: The five ideas that will change your life

01:04 [CNN] Jahi McMath's family asks court to block life-support cutoff

01:04 [CNN] Bloomberg signs his last 22 bills, including e-cigarette ban

01:05 [Truthdig] ‘Israel Can Do No Wrong’: Jewish Dissent, Jewish Repression

01:05 [CNN: Health] Know your numbers

01:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Scientific delusion is crumbling'

01:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Arrest made in killing of rapper Doe B in Alabama

01:08 [] Israel begins thrashing out details of ultra-Orthodox draft, but an uphill battle remains

01:14 [Slashdot] New Study Shows One-Third of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution

01:16 [Raw Story] North Dakota white supremacist Craig Cobb’s bail on terrorizing charges set at $1 million

01:16 [CNET News] New malware roosting place: Inside your SD Card?

01:18 [Unicef] A mother flees in search of safety, again – this time in Chad

01:21 [The Independent] Voting for UKIP in European elections could damage economic recovery, warns Nick Clegg

01:21 [The Independent] Postcard from... Nainital

01:23 [CNN] Arrest made in killing of rapper Doe B in Alabama

01:25 [CNN: Money] Buffett on his "major mistake"

01:29 [zero hedge] A New Chapter in Egypt's Power Struggle

01:32 [Guardian] Hawaiian woman with 36-character last name wins ID card battle

01:34 [Disinformation] Dolphins May Use Pufferfish To Get High

01:37 [The Independent] UK weather: four children rescued by helicopter in Scotland as storms are forecast to bring in the new year

01:39 [NPR] Train Derailment In North Dakota Causes Explosion, Fire

01:45 [Reuters: politics] Walgreen offers month of prescriptions to backlogged Obamacare enrollees

01:49 [Deutsche Welle] Israel begins third round of Palestinian prisoner releases

01:49 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: Benghazi report author 'clearly overstepped'

01:50 [] Armenian U-Turn On EU Not As 'Objective' As Thought

01:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Remarkable feat - on 30 bananas a day

01:52 [The Independent] Number of areas blighted by drink-related violence and crime has risen by nearly 150 per cent since 2007

01:52 [The Independent] Former Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt warns of dangerous precedent created by Parliament's Syria vote

01:52 [Fox News] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid criticism- Sources in Benghazi challenge report- OPINION: 2014 to bring course correction for Obama?

01:52 [Fox News] Eye reflections in photos could help solve crimes

01:52 [Fox News] Police find human remains in hunt for missing women

01:53 [Reuters] Train collision in North Dakota sets oil rail cars ablaze

01:54 [Slashdot] Mars Express Orbiter Buzzes Martian Moon Phobos

01:55 [Telegraph] Ships return to dock as Syria chemical weapons deadline missed

01:59 [zero hedge] Consensus Now Believes Abenomics "Recovery" Will Fail

02:06 [Anarchist news] la semilla negra - the black seed

02:06 [Anarchist news] The Final Straw: Paul Z. Simons & Modern Slavery: A Libertarian Critique of Civilization

02:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Putting a price on your bill-paying laziness

02:10 [straight] B.C. resorts offer incentives for skiers and snowboarders /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Outside_2402_opt.jpeg

02:11 [Telegraph] Huge increase in towns blighted by alcohol trouble since drink laws relaxed

02:11 [Telegraph] Hawaiian woman with 35-letter name forces ID card rule change

02:13 [Reuters: politics] ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

02:14 [CNET News] Netflix tests cheaper single screen streaming plan

02:16 [Voice of America] Israel Frees More Palestinian Prisoners

02:18 [straight] B.C. resorts offer incentives for skiers and snowboarders to hit the slopes /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Outside_2402_opt.jpeg

02:19 [NPR] Judge Orders Brain Dead Girl Can Stay On Life Support

02:21 [Anarchist news] Avalanche 0 - English edition

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Amazing feat - on 30 bananas a day

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'The scientific delusion is crumbling'

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Turning your iPhone into a spy

02:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Stabbed cabbie 'well-respected'

02:24 [NPR] Brain-Dead Girl Can Stay On Life Support, Judge Orders

02:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Walgreen Co. Offers Month Of Prescriptions To Backlogged Obamacare Enrollees

02:25 [Slashdot] USA Today Names Edward Snowden Tech Person of the Year

02:26 [CNN] Court blocks hospital from disconnecting Jahi McMath from life support

02:27 [Telegraph] Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

02:29 [zero hedge] Spot The Dictator

02:33 [CNET News] HP adds another 5,000 jobs to layoff plan for 34,000 total

02:38 [Topix Activism News] ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

02:39 [] Israel frees all 26 Palestinian prisoners, completing third stage of release

02:39 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wet'n'Wild Sydney cancels New Year's Eve

02:42 [Voice of America] US Moves To Allow More Drone Use

02:42 [zero hedge] "The Stock Market" In 2013 - For 5-Year-Olds

02:42 [zero hedge] Seals, Sea Lions, Polar Bears, Bald Eagles, Sea Stars, Turtles, King and Sockeye Salmon, Herring, Anchovies, Sardines All Dying

02:42 [CNN] Bloomberg signs his last 22 bills; one regulates e-cigarette use

02:45 [Fox News] New laws in 2014 cover wide swath

02:45 [Fox News] DEADLINE NULLIFIED Order to keep California girl on life support extended

02:46 [Raw Story] Ariel Castro’s neighbor, Elias Acevedo, pleads guilty to raping his 3 daughters, murder

02:52 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Moves to Allow More Drone Use

02:55 [CNN] Cleveland man indicted in decades-old killings of 2 women

03:00 [Mother Jones] A Year Later, We Finally Have a Pretty Good Idea What Happened in Benghazi /files/images/blog_benghazi_0.jpg

03:02 [CNN: Money] Tim Draper: Split California into 6 states

03:03 [Big Think] Visualizing a Quantum-Mechanical Wonderland

03:04 [Disinformation] Japanese Gangsters Hiring Homeless To Clean Up Fukushima Disaster Area

03:07 [CNN] Beyonce: No disrespect intended to dead Challenger astronauts

03:07 [CNN] Report: NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets

03:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joe Lauria: A History of 'Fear'

03:12 [zero hedge] 4 Asia-Pacific Flashpoints To Watch In 2014

03:24 [Guardian] Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

03:26 [CNN] Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners

03:28 [zero hedge] Spot The Non-PBOC Intervention Days

03:29 [] Israeli nature experts crowdsource hikers to track down rare flower

03:29 [] Israel likes a party, but is torn about New Year's Eve

03:36 [Voice of America] Reuters: Uganda says Region Ready to Take On, Defeat S. Sudan Rebel Leader

03:39 [The Hindu - News] Revised load-shedding schedule for Chennai from January 1, 2014

03:41 [The Hindu - News] Art and music festival inaugurated

03:50 [CNET News] Security camera captures video of massive blazing fireball

03:51 [Reuters] ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

03:51 [Reuters] Berkshire Hathaway to buy Phillips 66 unit for around $1.4 billion

03:52 [The Hindu - News] Traffic diversion in Chennai on New Year's eve

03:59 [zero hedge] Bitcoin As An Alternative Currency? - Libertarian Vs Pragmatist

04:05 [CNN] Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio aims to ban New York's horse carriages

04:10 [Voice of America] Reuters: US December Auto Sales Seen Up 4 Percent

04:11 [CNN] Helicopter rescue planned for ship stranded in Antarctic

04:12 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

04:14 [Slashdot] What Would French Fries Taste Like If You Made Them On Jupiter?

04:15 [Telegraph] Fire rages near US town as train carrying crude oil derails

04:16 [Raw Story] Judge temporarily prevents hospital from removing Jahi McMath from life support

04:16 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Acting dames among showbiz honours

04:22 [The Hindu - News] Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

04:23 [CNN] Independence Day Fast Facts

04:24 [CNN] Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

04:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: Bloomberg Fundraiser For Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Fuels An Already Heated Senate Race

04:29 [Telegraph] Blizzards hamper air-sea rescue efforts for icebound Russian ship

04:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Beyonce defends using Challenger audio

04:31 [CNN: Entertainment] 2013 breaks box office records

04:31 [CNN: Entertainment] The fact and fiction of Johnny Cash

04:32 [The Hindu - News] Cyclone Christine batters Australia’s west coast

04:33 [BBC: Entertainment] One Direction album tops 2013 sales

04:37 [Guardian] North Dakota oil train crash sparks fireball

04:38 [CNN] View from Hong Kong: Five people who will shape 2014

04:45 [CNN: Health] Court prolongs life support for teen

04:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dean Baker: Centrists Have No Right to Lecture Anyone on Growth

04:50 [AlterNet] Colorado Marijuana Legalization Could Spark Boom In Pot Tourism Come 2014

04:51 [Fox News] Taylor tops do-gooder list

04:51 [Fox News] Lester, boy bond over cancer

04:54 [CNN: Health] Make a different kind of resolution

04:59 [] Netanyahu looking to soothe right-wing fears on U.S.-brokered 'framework agreement’

05:03 [The Hindu - News] Dharmapuri rape accused detained under Goondas Act

05:04 [CNN] Experts debate beach photobomber: Shark or dolphin?

05:05 [Financial Times] China confident it aced debt audit exam

05:06 [Raw Story] Home Depot founder worries Pope Francis neither loves or understands rich Americans

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Informal talks on Tamil Nadu alliance under way: BJP

05:11 [Raw Story] Home Depot founder worries Pope Francis neither loves nor understands rich Americans

05:13 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu improves on cadaver donation

05:14 [Voice of America] Michael Lipin: US-China Tensions Overshadow 2013 Bid for ‘New Model’ Relations

05:14 [CNET News] Sony troubles persist: Factories said to be target of staff cuts

05:17 [The Hindu - News] Freight trains collide, explode in US

05:17 [Guardian] Chris Grayling accuses Lib Dems of blocking tougher immigration controls

05:18 [Fox News] Helicopter rescue needed for icebound ship passengers- Leader of trapped team says polar ice is melting- Photos from Shackleton found in Antarctica ice

05:18 [Fox News] Girl with weight-gain disorder raises money for surgery

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Inspector fined for slapping complainant

05:23 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa flags off 414 bus services

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Chidambaram warns bankers denying loan to deserving students

05:29 [Sydney Morning Herald] Stand-off with suspected gunman in Leichhardt

05:34 [The Hindu - News] Service tax offices to remain open till midnight on Tuesday

05:37 [AlterNet] 5 of 2013's Most Enraging Moments in Drug War Racism

05:40 [The Hindu - News] US to proceed with prosecution of Khobragade

05:46 [Guardian] Our new year's resolutions for 2014

05:46 [Guardian] Antarctic rescue: helicopter to evacuate passengers from trapped ship

05:46 [AntiWar] Iraqi Forces Clear Out Sunni Protest Camp; 45 Killed, 122 Wounded

05:47 [Reuters] Fiery oil train collision forces evacuation of North Dakota town

05:47 [Reuters] Israel frees Palestinian prisoners, pushes settlement plan

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Forest Department awaits nod to capture elephants in Hassan

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Myanmar pardons political prisoners

05:54 [The Hindu - News] A temple where the Bible is worshipped

06:01 [AntiWar] Afghan Street Children Beg for Change

06:03 [Big Think] Microresolutions: Sometimes You Have to Think Small to Think Big

06:03 [Big Think] How To Make a Microresolution

06:04 [Voice of America] Stranded Antarctic Ship Waits for Helicopter Rescue

06:04 [The Hindu - News] New Year gift: Rs. 2/litre hike for milk producers

06:08 [Slate Magazine] The Exercise Cure

06:08 [CNET News] Uber warns users of New Years Eve surge pricing

06:08 [The Hindu - News] Telugu Desam president goes all out to woo farmers

06:11 [Slashdot] UK Introduces Warrantless Detention

06:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Rose Parade Gay Wedding Will Take Place Despite Protest

06:14 [The Hindu - News] One arrested for attack on Indian student in Australia

06:14 [The Hindu - News] High Court takes tough line on Padma Shri prefixes

06:20 [The Hindu - News] Fire in Nanded Express still a mystery

06:21 [Raw Story] Rupert Murdoch: 10 reasons he’ll be back and stronger than ever in 2014

06:21 [Raw Story] Mayor Bloomberg took a bit of New York’s soul

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Resurvey of lands to be taken up in Karnataka

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Karunalayam: A home for the HIV positive

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Samaikyandhra officers to take Delhi by storm

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Kadapa scribes cry foul in grant of accreditations

06:29 [Fin24 News] Is Gordhan losing the battle?

06:30 [Guardian] Northern Ireland talks end in deadlock

06:30 [Voice of America] VOA News: Stranded Antarctic Ship Waits for Helicopter Rescue

06:34 [Deutsche Welle] Merkel urges Germans to 'dare' in optimistic New Year address

06:41 [Raw Story] Goldman Sachs senior staff received $4.5 million pay deal on average in 2012 — up 50 percent from 2011

06:41 [Raw Story] Hawaiian woman with 36-character last name wins ID card battle

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Makaravilakku festival begins at Sabarimala

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Guru’s philosophy to be in school curriculum: Chandy

06:43 [Topix Activism News] PETA Slams Justin Bieber for New Puppy Purchase

06:48 [Reuters] Second suicide bomber in Russia's Volgograd kills 14 on bus

06:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Leichhardt stand-off: men arrested after shooting

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Kerala ready to transfer more scientific institutions to Centre

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Jayarajan denies Deshabhimani land deal charges

06:51 [Raw Story] The ‘little black dress’ is dead — thanks to Facebook and Instagram

06:51 [Raw Story] The ‘secret Capitalist cabal’ behind austerity

06:55 [The Hindu - News] Kerala to transfer more scientific institutions to Centre

06:57 [The Hindu - News] Corporation all set to squeeze out plastic bags

06:57 [The Hindu - News] Delhi faces coldest day in a decade

06:59 [Reuters] African Union threatens sanctions on those inciting South Sudan violence

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Rumbling Indonesian volcano spews hot gas

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Not enough water for Delhiites: CAG

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu Special Police Youth Brigade recruitment begins

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Nursery rules tweaked again to plug loopholes

07:02 [Fox News: politics] NYC Mayor-elect plans to scrap horse-drawn carriages

07:03 [CNN] Dream destinations for 2014

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Corporation all set to squeeze out plastic bags

07:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Leichhardt stand-off after shooting

07:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sasha and Malia: growing up fast in the White House

07:05 [Disinformation] State Department Whistleblower’s Email Hacked And All Messages Deleted

07:10 [Reuters] Exclusive: China may raise Iran oil imports with new contract: sources

07:10 [Truthdig] The Cruelest Cut of All

07:16 [The Hindu - News] No change in power tariff for 3 months: DERC

07:20 [Telegraph] Alex Salmond warns Scots they would regret voting against independence

07:21 [Raw Story] Central America migrants flee turf wars and corrupt states for refuge in Mexico

07:23 [Fin24 News] European shares set for four-year high

07:23 [Fin24 News] Can Gordhan cope?

07:24 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Panel: Some Current, Former Smokers Should Get Annual Lung Scans

07:29 [Fin24 News] NEO Capital to invest in Zim project

07:30 [Guardian] Barclays boss Antony Jenkins says regaining public trust could take a decade - business live

07:35 [] High-tech beats law and medicine as Israelis’ top career choice

07:36 [Telegraph] Marathon negotiations to resolve peace process issues in Northern Ireland fail

07:36 [Telegraph] Life support extended for brain-dead girl in Californian

07:36 [Telegraph] Burma declares 'no more political prisoners' after amnesty

07:36 [Telegraph] Italian distributor of '12 Years a Slave' apologises for 'inappropriate' posters

07:36 [Telegraph] CBI challenges Alex Salmond to be 'open' about independence risks

07:36 [Telegraph] New Year Honours: Everyday heroes recognised including parents of murdered Jimmy Mizen

07:36 [CNN] Kombi's last rites: Farewell to a travel icon

07:38 [Voice of America] China: Baby-Stealing Obstetrician Faces Death Penalty

07:42 [BBC: Also in the news] Sinkhole opens in ground by village

07:44 [The Hindu - News] 50 sub-stations in 10 minutes

07:44 [The Hindu - News] CM inaugurates sub-station

07:48 [The Hindu - News] CM Style: 50 sub-stations in 10 minutes

07:48 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa inaugurates sub-station

07:49 [The Independent] New Year's Eve 2013: Google celebrates end of the year with interactive Doodle

07:50 [] PM calming right-wing fears on U.S.-brokered 'framework agreement’

07:51 [Sydney Morning Herald] Revellers turned away from best vantage spots

07:52 [The Hindu - News] The journey of a 1,000 km

08:00 [The Hindu - News] Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief

08:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: 'Selfie,' 'Twerk' And 'Hashtag' Top Annual Most Annoying Word List

08:05 [] Israel lowers dairy prices, threatening industry upheaval

08:10 [Reuters] Fighting erupts in South Sudan flashpoint town, sanctions loom

08:10 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

08:13 [Fin24 News] Credit growth slows to 6.98% in November

08:21 [The Independent] Volgograd suicide bombings: Death toll rises to 33

08:21 [The Independent] Justin Bieber's 2013: A year of mishaps, controversies, sobbing fans and fake retirements

08:21 [The Independent] All-night Northern Ireland peace process talks end in stalemate

08:21 [Fox News] Judge extends teen girl's life support

08:21 [Fox News] NEW LAWS EVE Drones, placentas among items covered in new regs

08:21 [Fox News] FOX NEWS POLLSlim majority optimistic on economy heading into '14

08:21 [Fox News] 'HE WAS ECSTATIC' 8-year-old with cerebral palsy drafted by NBA team

08:22 [Telegraph] Minister prescribes New Year's resolution to combat loneliness

08:24 [Deutsche Welle] Conservatives spread fear of 'poverty migrants'

08:25 [Fin24 News] JSE edges towards new high after record 2013

08:31 [The Hindu - News] VAOs seek promotions, salary hike

08:31 [The Hindu - News] The ebb and flow of fortune in a coastal city

08:34 [Voice of America] UN, AU Call for South Sudan Talks as Fighting Continues

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Two hurt as Metro steel frames collapse

08:35 [The Hindu - News] It’s resolution time once again

08:38 [Reuters] Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100: government spokesman

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Burglary attempt at ATM in Gomathipuram

08:43 [CNN] Starbucks goes after pub for 'Frappicino beer"

08:45 [Pravda] Putin & the Iran Problem

08:51 [The Hindu - News] Hundreds evacuated after freight trains collide, explode in US

08:52 [The Independent] Netanyahu faces backlash after Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners

08:54 [Telegraph] Monty Python's Life of Brian 'extraordinary tribute to Jesus', says theologian decorated by Pope Francis

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Arrest warrant for owners over Bangladesh factory fire

09:03 [Guardian] Northern Ireland talks collapse as main unionist parties reject Haass proposals

09:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Scheer: NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation

09:05 [Truthdig] NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation

09:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] South Sudan: eight things to know

09:10 [CNET News] 5 things to expect in social in 2014

09:10 [] 'Regards to John Kerry' graffiti sprayed by vandals in West Bank

09:11 [CNN] Epic new year's bashes: From edible confetti to record fireworks

09:15 [Pravda] Criminal standards of science including global warming fraud

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Super-speciality block nearing completion in Tiruchi GH

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh violence claims one life

09:23 [Reuters] Special Report: Lost hooves, dead cattle before Merck halted Zilmax sales

09:23 [Reuters] Schumacher battles for life after ski fall

09:25 [] Israeli animal hospital rescues pelican with 110 shotgun pellets

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Fresh fighting in South Sudan

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Tiruchi GH Doctors successfully operate on parasitic twins

09:26 [Slashdot] The Biggest Tech Mishap of 2013?

09:26 [Voice of America] Israel Frees More Palestinian Prisoners

09:28 [CNN] South Sudan: Rebels, army forces clash in Bor

09:30 [The Hindu - News] Have a slice of joy this New Year

09:31 [Guardian] 7,000 key NHS clinical staff made redundant amid enforced cuts

09:31 [CNN] Death toll from attacks in Russia's Volgograd rises to 34

09:36 [The Hindu - News] Two-day fitness test for youth brigade kicks off

09:38 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: Reaction in Germany claims seven-time world champion can't do anything without risk as he continues to fight for his life after skiing accident

09:39 [NPR] Bon Voyage Voyager — Old Friends Take Stock

09:39 [NPR] Nothing Focuses The Mind Like The Ultimate Deadline: Death

09:42 [The Hindu - News] Indian Navy arrests four Sri Lankans

09:44 [Deutsche Welle] No deal struck in Northern Ireland talks

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Mayor faces Councillors’ ire for calling urgent meetings

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Naxal wanted in scribe’s killing nabbed in Chhattisgarh

09:48 [Voice of America] Asia Prepares to Ring in the New Year

09:49 [BBC: Health] Royal doctor knighted in honours

09:49 [NPR] Despite The Headlines, Chicago's Crime Rate Fell In 2013

09:49 [NPR] What Israel's Release Of Palestinian Prisoners Means For Peace

09:51 [The Hindu - News] ‘Unauthorised vendors blocking way to Uzhavar Sandhai,’ complain Tirupur farmers

09:53 [The Hindu - News] West Kochi colonies to get Central aid for development

09:53 [The Hindu - News] Jamaat leader charged with war crimes in Bangladesh

09:53 [The Hindu - News] Give us laptops: Mettupalayam municipal school students

09:54 [Deutsche Welle] Oil-carrying train derails, explodes in North Dakota

09:54 [The Independent] Antony Jenkins admits 'it could take 10 years to rebuild trust in Barclays'

09:54 [The Independent] Exclusive: £1bn profit but not enough staff to keep the lights on – Company blamed for Christmas blackout mismanaged holiday rota and paid chief executive £1.7m salary

09:56 [BBC: Entertainment] Lion King is top Broadway show of 2013

09:56 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 31 December 2013

09:56 [Reuters] Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100: government

09:59 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: Doctor: My relationship with cancer

10:03 [The Hindu - News] Shiradi Ghat road to be fixed by Jan. 31: Oscar

10:03 [The Hindu - News] ‘Achievement gives thrill of success’

10:03 [The Hindu - News] Manish Tewari scotches PM resignation rumours

10:04 [Anarchist news] Crete (Greece): Interview with a comrade from Evagelismos Squat

10:04 [CNN: Money] France's "millionaire tax" to become law

10:05 [The Hindu - News] MCC begins to clear city of concrete debris

10:07 [The Hindu - News] District officials in denial over missing girls

10:07 [The Hindu - News] First batch of IIITians gets offers from Infosys

10:09 [The Hindu - News] VIPs, public must have same road rules: Chandy

10:09 [The Hindu - News] Erring auto drivers in Trivandrum face the music

10:09 [Financial Times] Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

10:10 [Fin24 News] Shift to equities hits gold hard

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Smoke in chair car forces Jagriti Express to halt

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Kozhikode arts fete formal inauguration on Tuesday

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Woman ration dealer stabbed, burnt to death in Ganjam

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa condoles Nammazhvar’s death

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Leading from the front to promote scientific outlook

10:13 [Reuters] Talks to ease Northern Ireland tensions break down

10:13 [Reuters] Fighting flares in South Sudan flashpoint town, sanctions loom

10:15 [Guardian] Application made for Stephen Ward conviction to be overturned

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Court extends Mumbai’s New Year eve deadline till 5 am

10:17 [The Hindu - News] NHRC seeks report over teachers action

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Samaikyandhra public meeting on January 2

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Court extends Mumbai’s New Year eve deadline till 5 am

10:21 [The Hindu - News] Vizag braces to ring in New Year in style

10:21 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher: doctors unable to give prognosis after skiing fall

10:22 [BBC: Science & Environment] Antarctic rescue bid under threat

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Death of literary mystery in digital age

10:27 [The Hindu - News] BJP protests outside Rahul’s residence, demands Virbhadra's resignation

10:27 [The Hindu - News] Court extends Mumbai’s New Year party deadline till 5 a.m.

10:28 [Fox News: politics] Walgreens says it will provide a month's prescriptions at no upfront cost to backlogged ObamaCare enrollees

10:31 [CNN: Money] Help for homeless college students

10:31 [CNN: Money] Nike Fuelband: What all wearables should be

10:31 [The Hindu - News] Road crashes on the rise again in Vizag

10:33 [The Hindu - News] ‘RAY’ of hope for more Vizag slums

10:35 [Fox News: politics] Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year's end

10:37 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

10:38 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher: doctors expected to give update on his condition

10:40 [The Hindu - News] Jubilee of alumni meet

10:40 [CNN: Money] Nike Fuelband: Best wearable

10:44 [Guardian] New Year's Eve police strike to go ahead

10:44 [Guardian] Putin orders security lockdown in Volgograd after second suicide bomb

10:44 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher's doctors expected to give update on his condition

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Rahul’s candidature will not boost Congress’ prospects: BJP

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Consumer court steps in for duped shopper

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Man is a mean meddler

10:45 [Voice of America] Fresh Fighting Hits Key South Sudan City

10:46 [The Hindu - News] GKSF coupon sale marks a 100 per cent rise

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Nod for two bridges across Vadakara-Mahe canal

10:46 [Fox News: politics] Congress letting billions in tax breaks expire at year's end

10:53 [Topix Activism News] Ending mass incarceration a priority for Ella Baker Center's new director

10:56 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher’s helmet “split in two” in skiing accident that left him in a coma

10:56 [The Independent] Beyonce 'inappropiate in the extreme' for using audio from space shuttle disaster in new song

10:58 [Reuters] Russian police round up dozens after suicide bombings

10:59 [Telegraph] Russia prepares to bury its dead amid search for answers over bombings

10:59 [Telegraph] Northern Ireland peace process: The main issues

10:59 [Telegraph] BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 'damaging rivals by becoming too mainstream'

11:00 [] After prisoner release, 32 pre-Oslo-era Palestinians remain in Israeli jails

11:04 [] Georgia: We Will Replace All Russian Helicopters With Western Aircraft

11:05 [Fox News: politics] Benghazi Brawl: The pundits take on the New York Times

11:08 [Big Think] Matisse on the Nature of Things

11:08 [The Hindu - News] Tripura Police to introduce modern crime tracking system

11:09 [Voice of America] Death Toll Rises in Russia Blasts

11:12 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher's doctors say his condition has improved slightly

11:12 [The Independent] Eurostar hits passenger target....But it arrives 15 years late

11:12 [The Independent] Hawaiian woman with 36-character name finally receives ID card with it printed in full

11:12 [The Independent] Passengers on Russian ship trapped in Antarctic ice likely to spend New Year on board as rescue helicopter stands by

11:14 [Slashdot] If UNIX Were a Religion

11:16 [Pravda] Hostages of Antarctica to be evacuated this week

11:16 [Pravda] Police officer, who stopped Volgograd bomber, awarded posthumously

11:18 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher's condition improves slightly after second op

11:21 [Reuters] Schumacher 'slightly better' after second operation: doctors

11:21 [Reuters] Iranian official reports progress in nuclear talks with powers

11:23 [CNN] Michael Schumacher shows slight improvement, doctors say

11:24 [The Hindu - News] Myanmar’s Suu Kyi could run for presidency

11:24 [The Hindu - News] Ramesh slams Modi govt. record on water conservation

11:25 [Voice of America] VOA News: Death Toll Rises in Russia Blasts

11:27 [Reuters] Bangladesh issues warrant for fire disaster factory owner

11:27 [CNN] Russian police detain dozens of people after Volgograd attacks

11:27 [The Independent] Pete Tong 'proud' to be honoured with MBE

11:27 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: Former Formula One driver showing signs of improvement after undergoing second operation since skiing accident

11:27 [The Independent] North Dakota train derailment: Mile-long crude oil train hits second train causing massive explosions

11:27 [The Independent] Jahi McMath: Life support of ‘brain dead’ US teen extended

11:29 [Telegraph] Murder hunt after woman found dead in seaside village

11:29 [Telegraph] Chinese doctor faces death penalty for stealing babies

11:29 [Telegraph] Hackers target cash machines with USB sticks

11:31 [Pravda] USA offers Russia assistance to ensure safety at Sochi Olympics

11:31 [Pravda] Monument to Stalin to be demolished in Georgia

11:31 [Pravda] Death toll from Volgograd bombings grows

11:32 [BBC: Entertainment] Beyonce defends Challenger audio use

11:33 [The Hindu - News] Lakshmi Holmström

11:33 [The Hindu - News] Myanmar’s Suu Kyi could run for presidency

11:37 [The Hindu - News] 'Create job opportunities for Urdu speakers'

11:39 [Voice of America] Gabrielle Paluch: Burma Releases More Political Prisoners

11:39 [Deutsche Welle] Schumacher condition critical, but 'improved' after second operation

11:40 [Guardian] Volgograd police step up security after suicide attacks

11:40 [Guardian] Libel: new Defamation Act will reverse 'chilling effect', ministers claim

11:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] Yutu rover pictured from orbit

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Kashmir cut off from country after heavy snowfall

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Total external debt stock in Sept-end put at $ 400.3 billion

11:44 [Reuters] South Sudan rebels take part of key town, sanctions loom

11:45 [Fox News] FOX NEWS POLL: Majority give 2013 thumbs-up, feel economic optimism

11:45 [Fox News] OFF TARGET? Thousands of gift cards reportedly not activated /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:47 [Voice of America] French Priest Freed After Cameroon Kidnapping

11:47 [The Hindu - News] India builds 10,000 homes for IDPs in Sri Lanka

11:51 [Voice of America] Iran Cites Progress in Talks to Implement Nuclear Deal

11:53 [The Hindu - News] Three for a team

11:54 [Deutsche Welle] In Jerusalem, protests and celebrations of Palestinian prisoner release

11:55 [BBC: Entertainment] Iron Man 3 tops 2013 box office

11:57 [Voice of America] Death Toll Rises in Russia Blasts

11:57 [The Hindu - News] Delhi govt. may go for CAG audit of private power cos

11:58 [The Independent] Does Beyonce’s ego knows no bounds? Singer poses in the middle of Leonardo DaVinci's masterpiece 'The Last Supper'

11:59 [The Hindu - News] 5,000 years in 52 minutes

12:01 [Reuters] Analysis: Bahrain impasse risks more instability in 2014

12:01 [Telegraph] Chinese activist injured in 'revenge' attack

12:01 [Telegraph] Church of England still holds Wonga stake

12:01 [Telegraph] Schumacher's ski helmet 'broke in two' in high-speed crash

12:01 [CBC: politics] The year old-fashioned honour in politics went missing

12:02 [CNN] Defining Moments: Capturing our changing world

12:05 [The Hindu - News] Abducted engineer released by captors in Assam

12:05 [The Hindu - News] Organic farming scientist Nammalvar dead

12:06 [CNN] The top 12 campaign questions of 2014

12:06 [CNN] 2014: How are you going to say it?

12:08 [Big Think] What is the Likelihood of an Asteroid Impact?

12:09 [BBC: Science & Environment] Weird wildlife news quiz 2013

12:09 [Deutsche Welle] US gun owners shoot themselves in the foot

12:09 [The Hindu - News] How I found my lost dog

12:11 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Flat end to record-setting year?

12:13 [CNN: Money] Nike Fuelband: Best wearable device

12:14 [The Independent] Young people are sexting – but that doesn't mean they necessarily want to be, says research

12:17 [Telegraph] Archbishop of Canterbury: a 'good vicar' is key to tackling falling congregation numbers

12:17 [Telegraph] South Sudan town of Bor partially in rebel hands

12:20 [The Hindu - News] The old man in the green shawl

12:24 [The Hindu - News] Good progress in nuclear talks: Iran

12:24 [The Hindu - News] History matters

12:25 [Fox News] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid criticism- Sources in Benghazi challenge report- KURTZ: The pundits take on the New York Times

12:25 [Fox News] FOX NEWS POLL: Slim majority optimistic on economy entering 2014

12:26 [The Hindu - News] Power drive

12:28 [The Hindu - News] Now, who’s the winner?

12:29 [Fin24 News] Bumper 2013 for Zim stocks

12:29 [The Independent] The New Year celebrations around the world

12:29 [The Independent] One third of Americans believe God 'created human life'

12:31 [Voice of America] ISRAEL - PALESTINIANS, 1st UPD - V

12:31 [Telegraph] How to get rid of Christmas leftovers

12:31 [Mother Jones] "Community's" Gillian Jacobs: TV's Coolest Feminist?

12:32 [BBC: Education] Murdered boy's parents honoured

12:33 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Koleos’ second coming

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Dairy farmer claims he was robbed of Rs 21.5 lakh in Bangalore

12:35 [Reuters] Slovakia to take in three more Guantanamo detainees

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen arrests not congenial for talks with Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Ring in the new!

12:38 [Guardian] Church of England still owns £80,000 Wonga stake, Justin Welby admits

12:39 [Voice of America] East Asia Rings in the New Year

12:40 [NPR] Michael Schumacher Showing 'Surprising' Improvement

12:41 [Raw Story] Chinese officials set corpse ablaze in cremation controversy

12:41 [Raw Story] Giant yellow duck explodes in Taiwan…again

12:44 [The Hindu - News] Formation of special court a conspiracy, says Musharraf

12:44 [Guardian] Debenhams shares dive as poor Christmas prompts profit warning

12:45 [] Defense Minister Ya'alon outlaws NGO representing Hamas in Europe

12:46 [The Independent] New Year celebrations around the world

12:46 [The Independent] A pint with Alex Salmond? ‘I’d check my wallet,’ says David Cameron

12:47 [CNN] Opinion: We spend billions on medical 'fixes'

12:47 [Telegraph] Cambridge University academic 'fighting for life' after being gored by giant stag

12:47 [Telegraph] If NHS was a country it would 'barely have a credit rating', says BMA

12:47 [Telegraph] Wikileaks party under fire over meeting with Assad

12:52 [Reuters] Thai PM seeks reconciliation despite threat of more protests

12:56 [Raw Story] Evacuation in North Dakota town of Casselton after fiery oil-train explosion

12:57 [Voice of America] Ethiopia: South Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold Talks

12:58 [New Internationalist] The top 10 web articles of 2013

12:58 [The Hindu - News] Taxonomist T.C.Narendran dead

12:58 [BBC: Science & Environment] Viewpoint: Human evolution, from tree to braid

13:01 [Raw Story] Australia’s WikiLeaks Party under fire because members met with Assad to ‘show solidarity’

13:01 [The Independent] ‘Snoopy Island’ spotted by Nasa satellite as landmass shaped like Charlie Brown’s pet dog is born

13:01 [The Independent] Japan's homeless drafted in to help with Fukushima nuclear clear-up

13:01 [BBC: Technology] Hackers hit League of Legends game

13:03 [BBC: Technology] Cash machines raided with USB sticks

13:03 [Telegraph] Schumacher 'slightly improved' but not out of danger, doctors say

13:03 [Telegraph] South Sudan's president agrees to peace talks in Ethiopia

13:03 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe ambassador to Australia: 'I cannot go back - I fear for my safety'

13:05 [CNN] Bangladesh court orders arrest of apparel factory owner, five others

13:07 [CNN: Politics] 2014: How are you going to say it?

13:07 [CNN: Politics] The top 12 campaign questions of 2014

13:09 [Reuters] Schumacher slightly better but fragile: doctors

13:10 [Disinformation] Monsanto’s Terrifying New Scheme: Massive Amounts of Data Collection //

13:10 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Flat end to a record-setting year?

13:10 [CNN: Money] 67-year-old Italian restaurant closes its doors

13:11 [Voice of America] VOA News: Ethiopia: South Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold Talks

13:11 [Raw Story] New Year’s on ice as weather stalls rescue of Antarctic scientific expedition crew

13:13 [CNN: Politics] Minimum wage wars

13:13 [CNN: Politics] 2014: Campaign questions

13:14 [Deutsche Welle] Bangladesh garment factory owners to face homicide charges over fire

13:16 [Raw Story] Pakistan’s truck artists lament NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Nanavati panel gets yet another extension

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Mulayam slams Lalu’s visit to Muzaffarnagar camps

13:17 [CNN] Michael Schumacher: Life in the fast lane

13:17 [Fin24 News] 2013: The year of rising airfares

13:19 [CNN: Money] Coolest supercars from 2013

13:19 [CNN: Money] New Year's resolutions for 8 big companies

13:19 [CNN: Money] CEOs who will be on the hotseat in 2014

13:21 [CNN: Money] 5 biggest housing comebacks

13:23 [Fin24 News] SA stocks cap 2013 with record close

13:27 [The Hindu - News] President, VP greets nation on New Year

13:27 [New Statesman] New Year Leader: The moral challenges of our time

13:28 [zero hedge] A Drone Operator Speaks: "This Is What You Are Not Told"

13:28 [zero hedge] Last Trading Day Of The Year - Full Recap

13:33 [Telegraph] Firefighters and police 999 call handlers go on strike on New Year's Eve

13:34 [Slate Magazine] Neko: The Cat

13:35 [Guardian] Barclays boss admits it could take 10 years to rebuild public trust

13:35 [] European Jewish group asks soccer authorities to combat racism

13:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: 11 Amazing Prison Stories From 2013

13:36 [CNN: Money] The coming financial crisis of 2014, perhaps

13:37 [The Hindu - News] Seriously trivial

13:37 [The Hindu - News] President, VP greet nation on New Year

13:38 [Reuters] South Sudan rebels agree to talks as fighting rages

13:39 [The Hindu - News] Healthy combat

13:39 [The Hindu - News] Vinod Kumar Duggal takes over as Manipur’s Governor

13:41 [Guardian] Michael Schumacher shows 'slight improvement' but remains critical

13:42 [CNN: Money] Farewells of 2013

13:44 [CNET News] Here are the head-turners: 2013's most beautiful products

13:45 [NPR] Singing, Stomping, Stranded Explorers Prep Antarctic Helipad

13:46 [Raw Story] Major tourist destination Luxor transformed into ghost town by Egypt turmoil

13:47 [The Hindu - News] It is all new

13:47 [The Hindu - News] And the word was made film

13:48 [The Independent] Sydney: New Year's Eve celebrations kick off

13:48 [The Independent] New Year's Eve celebrations kick off in Sydney

13:50 [NPR] Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

13:51 [The Hindu - News] Ring in the new!

13:52 [CNN: Money] 2013 is one for the record books

13:52 [CNN: Money] Split California into 6 states - a proposal

13:52 [CNN: Money] 67-year-old Italian restaurant closes

13:53 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Morale high' on stranded Antarctica ship

13:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: A New Year's Message

13:58 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 31

14:02 [Fox News: politics] No Joke: MSNBC, Mitt Romney and a black child

14:03 [The Independent] New Year's Eve playlist

14:05 [Reuters] French priest kidnapped in Cameroon set free: French government

14:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Kenneth Edelin Dead: Physician At Center Of Landmark Abortion Case Dies At 74

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Diplomat arrest row: US envoy expresses regret

14:08 [The Hindu - News] Wish list for the city

14:08 [The Hindu - News] Heavy police deployment in Volgograd

14:08 [Big Think] Why Do Child Prodigies Fizzle Out?

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Virbhadra lands in Delhi to explain bribery allegations

14:10 [CNN: Health] Holiday myths debunked: Weight gain, suicides, traffic deaths

14:13 [Fox News: politics] ACLU sues government over international calls

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Celebs who had the best (and worst) 2013

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] The movies and shows going away

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Nichols: 20 Of The Most Compelling LGBT People Of 2013

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Brian Sandoval, Nevada Officials Excited About Drone Testing Site

14:16 [The Hindu - News] Space for more

14:18 [CNET News] iOS 7 snags 78 percent of all Apple devices

14:18 [The Independent] Racing pulse, glowing cheeks and a heavy heart: ‘Body atlas’ heatmaps reveal where we feel different emotions

14:18 [The Independent] Bullet bounces off robbery victim’s face and shoots mugger dead

14:19 [CNN: Entertainment] Movies and shows going away

14:20 [The Hindu - News] CBI examining Jaitley’s letter against Virbhadra Singh

14:20 [CNN] Our top 10 wedding stories of 2013

14:21 [Slashdot] Former Head of NSA Calls For Obama To Reject NSA Commission Recommendations

14:22 [Telegraph] Lyon children murderer Julian Stevenson commits suicide in prison

14:22 [The Hindu - News] CBI to register more FIRs in coal scam probe

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Flipped out

14:23 [Reuters] Turkish minister says fending off "mini-coup attempt"

14:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Bob Etheridge, Former Democratic Congressman, To Lead North Carolina Farm Service Agency

14:26 [Red Pepper] Some successes of 2013

14:28 [Reuters] Egyptian security forces arrest Brotherhood leaders' son

14:28 [] Lawsuit Demands Info on Rule That Permits NSA to Spy on the Whole World /sites/

14:28 [zero hedge] Poverty In Italy Rises To All Time High

14:29 [Voice of America] Reuters: Slovakia to Take in Three More Guantanamo Detainees

14:29 [Voice of America] Reuters: Schumacher 'Slightly Better' after Second Operation

14:30 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Ready for one last record close?

14:30 [NPR] 'Twerk' & 'Selfie' Top Latest List Of Words That Need To Go

14:30 [The Hindu - News] Delhi, Mumbai LPG consumers to get cash subsidy from tomorrow

14:34 [The Independent] Michael Schumacher: 'Journalist dressed as priest tried to sneak into former F1 champion's room', his manager confirms

14:35 [Voice of America] East Asia Celebrates the New Year

14:36 [Telegraph] New Year 2014 in pictures: Fireworks and celebrations around the world

14:36 [Telegraph] Sydney celebrates arrival of 2014 with spectacular fireworks

14:36 [Telegraph] Grieving widower drives 1,000 miles to surprise family

14:36 [Telegraph] Cigar smoking 'could disappear from Britain by 2026'

14:38 [Fin24 News] Barclays disposes interest in fund

14:38 [Big Think] The Only Way to Make New Year's Resolutions Stick

14:40 [Reuters] Bahrain says probing torture claims by men jailed in bombs case

14:40 [Reuters] North Dakota town mostly evacuated after fiery oil train crash

14:40 [The Hindu - News] A new day, a new life

14:41 [Raw Story] Just because Colorado will let you smoke pot doesn’t mean your boss will

14:42 [CNN: Money] Netflix CEO getting 50% pay hike

14:43 [CNN] Eric Abidal: God helped me fight cancer

14:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: NYC New Year's Eve Bash To Be Skipped By Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill De Blasio

14:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Nicholas Maiale, Pennsylvania Pension Fund Chair, To Resign

14:44 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

14:45 [Reuters] Thousands protest against Niger government

14:46 [The Hindu - News] Namma Coimbatore

14:49 [The Independent] Anti-binge-drinking posters condone rape, warns campaigners

14:49 [The Independent] Video: Mysterious crop circle appears in California

14:49 [The Independent] Archbishop of Canterbury admits Church of England has failed to sell Wonga stake

14:51 [The Hindu - News] Only minimum changes in Cabinet, says Oommen Chandy

14:51 [The Hindu - News] Each in his corner

14:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Van Buren: NSA and Corporate Cooperation Revealed

14:52 [Telegraph] The new 110in TV which costs more than some homes

14:52 [Telegraph] Supermarkets criticised for selling Easter eggs within days of Christmas

14:53 [CNET News] LG tips plans for PC launches at CES

14:54 [Fox News: politics] Rep urges Kerry to 'enlist' Bush to help resolve South Sudan conflict

14:54 [Financial Times] Malaysia cuts subsidies to plug deficit

14:54 [Deutsche Welle] Hannover appoint Tayfun Korkut as new head coach

14:55 [BBC: Entertainment] Comedian John Fortune dies aged 74

14:55 [Guardian] New year, new laws: world will wake up to raft of changes in 2014

14:57 [Topix Activism News] visit|article-5103648|mobile_home_category_body-6985|1Ani DiFranco cancels June retreat at plantation

14:59 [zero hedge] When Risk Is Separated From Gain, The System Is Doomed

15:00 [Fin24 News] China to resume IPOs after year-long freeze

15:01 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal gives cheaper power to Delhiites

15:01 [CNN: Money] Netflix CEO Hastings getting 50% pay hike

15:01 [Guardian] John Fortune dies at 74

15:03 [CNET News] LG Lifeband Touch pictured; eventual plans unknown

15:03 [CNET News] iPhone scores 100,000 China Mobile preorders -- analyst

15:03 [Guardian] Syria misses chemical weapons deadline

15:05 [Disinformation] Targeted Advertisements Will Be Appearing In Hospital Rooms

15:06 [The Independent] Comedian John Fortune dies, aged 74

15:06 [The Independent] Royal Mint releases new coins for 2014

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal makes power cheaper to 27 lakh Delhiites

15:08 [Reuters] U.S. home price gains slow in October, but yearly gain increases: S&P

15:09 [Slashdot] The Hobbit and Game of Thrones Top Most Pirated Lists of 2013

15:09 [CNN] New Year's Eve movies to set the mood

15:10 [CNN: Entertainment] Great New Year's Eve movies

15:10 [NPR] Happy New Year! The Celebrations Begin

15:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Wing: 13 Stories That Made Your Day And Broke The Internet In 2013

15:13 [Guardian] Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn

15:14 [Financial Times] South Sudan and rebels agree to talks

15:15 [Voice of America] South Sudan Government, Rebels to Talks: Fighting Continues

15:16 [CNN] Air tested for toxic fumes after North Dakota train crash, fire

15:17 [The Hindu - News] Revellers usher in 2014 with a bang at Sydney Harbour

15:18 [Fox News] 'IT'S SHAMEFUL' Congress letting 55 tax breaks lapse at year's end

15:18 [Fox News] HOPE IN THE HEARTLANDCrash robs woman's voice, but gives her new calling

15:18 [Fox News] HOWARD KURTZMSNBC mocks Romney over black grandchild

15:19 [The Hindu - News] The year online privacy was proved a myth

15:19 [Guardian] Greece assumes EU presidency as anger towards Brussels grows

15:19 [Fox News] Revelers begin ringing in 2014 with fireworks

15:19 [Fox News] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid criticism- KURTZ: The pundits take on the New York Times

15:19 [Fox News] Kerry urged to 'enlist' Bush for South Sudan conflict

15:19 [Fox News] Walgreens says backlogged ObamaCare enrollees will get month of prescriptions at no upfront cost- Official who oversaw ObamaCare rollout to retire

15:19 [Fox News] Plane makes first commercial passenger Key West-to-Havana flight in over 50 years

15:19 [Fox News] Target gift cards reportedly not properly activated

15:19 [Fox News] NYC Mayor-elect says he'll ban horse-drawn carriages

15:19 [Fox News] 'Selfie' tops school's list of most annoying words

15:19 [Fox News] Helicopter rescue needed for icebound ship passengers

15:19 [Fox News] Doctors say 'slight improvement' in Michael Schumacher's condition after second surgery

15:19 [Fox News] Colo. high school gunman went bowling night before shooting, authorities say

15:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Living Wage

15:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Hersh: NY Times Benghazi Report May Prove Republicans Wrong On Al Qaeda, But It's Hardly An Exoneration

15:25 [The Hindu - News] Bringing Internet technologies to your enterprise

15:25 [Guardian] Wind and hail forecast for New Year's Eve

15:26 [Raw Story] Two bald eagles shot and killed near D.C.

15:27 [BBC: Health] China doctor admits baby theft

15:28 [] Children Among Victims as Brutal Violence Grips Central African Republic /sites/

15:29 [zero hedge] Gold And Silver Smashed To 2013 Lows

15:29 [Deutsche Welle] Myanmar says 'no more political prisoners' by years' end

15:29 [The Hindu - News] Tech releases in 2013: nothing to write home about

15:30 [Fin24 News] Rand slips against dollar

15:31 [Voice of America] Burma Releases More Political Prisoners

15:32 [Reuters] Egyptian security forces arrest Brotherhood leader's son

15:33 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

15:34 [Deutsche Welle] Myanmar says 'no more political prisoners' by year's end

15:35 [The Hindu - News] The Edge: Tech news

15:35 [Guardian] Israeli ministers back Jordan Valley annexation ahead of John Kerry visit

15:37 [The Independent] Comedian John Fortune dies aged 74

15:37 [The Independent] Clare Short at risk of arrest in Israel, warns defence minister Moshe Ya’alon

15:37 [CNN: Money] Home prices jump 13.6%

15:37 [CNET News] Bulbageddon is upon us

15:37 [The Hindu - News] 11 journalists lose their lives in Pakistan in 2013

15:38 [Telegraph] Weather on planet outside our solar system detected for first time

15:39 [Truthout] The Year of the "Leaker"

15:42 [The Hindu - News] Coast Guard gets new fast patrol vessel

15:43 [zero hedge] Case Shiller Index Rises At Fastest Annual Pace Since 2006; Detroit Home Prices Soaring 17.3%

15:43 [zero hedge] Iranian Billionaire Promoting "PetroGold" With Turkey Arrested

15:43 [Reuters] Putin vows to annihilate "terrorists" after suicide bombings

15:43 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Beta Testing Drones on Unwitting Subjects

15:44 [Slashdot] How Machine Learning Can Transform Online Dating

15:44 [CNN: Travel] 5 facts about the Goodyear blimp

15:46 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Dare for NSA Staffers: Do the Quarter-Snowden With a Twist

15:46 [The Atlantic: Politics] Camille Paglia Doesn't Understand How Civilizations Commit Suicide

15:46 [CNN: Money] Starting 2014 in Obamacare limbo

15:46 [CNET News] Sprint looks to Nextel to boost business services, report says

15:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Craggs: NAFTA 20th Anniversary: After 2 Decades, Trade Deal Didn't Close Mexico Wage Gap

15:47 [BBC: Also in the news] Top French union recasts founding text

15:49 [Truthout] Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit

15:49 [Truthout] Resolutions

15:49 [Truthout] Distracted

15:52 [The Hindu - News] 11 journalists killed in India in 2013

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Russia appoints new propaganda wizard

15:52 [The Independent] 'You’ll wish this was just pubic hair': Video shows a nasty surprise

15:53 [CNN] Spirits strong among passengers on ship stuck in Antarctic ice

15:54 [Guardian] South Sudan truce possible after rebel leader agrees to peace talks

15:54 [Telegraph] John Fortune, comedian, dies aged 74

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Lalu meets Sonia, regrets breakdown in alliance with Congress

15:56 [CNN: Living] 7 ideas to step up your look tonight

15:56 [CNN: Living] These stories got women fired up

15:56 [CNN: Living] Our top wedding stories of the year

15:56 [CNN: Living] See what this gas station became

15:59 [BBC: Technology] ACLU sues US over NSA spying

16:01 [Raw Story] Pittsburgh woman loses arm after alleged police brutality and jail neglect

16:02 [Fin24 News] Gold on track for big loss

16:03 [Voice of America] Ships Turn Back as Syria Chemical Removal Deadline Passes

16:04 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 31, 2013

16:04 [] Democracy Now!: Crackdown on Brotherhood, Opposition Grows as Egypt Joins Ranks of Most Dangerous for Journalists

16:04 [] Democracy Now!: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Calls on Computer Hackers to Unite Against NSA Surveillance

16:04 [] Democracy Now!: Looking Back: A Year of Struggles on Climate, Education & Marriage Equality Inspire Hope for 2014

16:05 [Disinformation] Government Settlement With Banking Giant HSBC Clear Evidence Drug War Is a Joke

16:07 [New Statesman] Five political predictions for 2014

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Philip D. Harvey: The Human Cost of Welfare

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: New Hampshire Lawmaker Apologizes After Hitting Ducks With His BMW

16:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arin Greenwood: Man Shoots Friend In The Head In Virginia's 19th Hunting-Related Shooting Since September

16:08 [The Independent] New Year's Day weather: More rain and gales set to welcome 2014

16:08 [Big Think] My Best Advice on Quitting Smoking

16:10 [CNN] Attacks show Sochi Olympics under grave threat

16:10 [Telegraph] The worst celebrity outfits of 2013

16:10 [Telegraph] Musharraf implicates army chiefs in his treason charges

16:13 [zero hedge] Chicago PMI Tumbles As Inventories Collapse Most Since 1977

16:13 [CNET News] Apple's Mac Pro fairly easy to repair, says iFixit

16:13 [Voice of America] Russia's Putin Vows to Fight Terrorists Until Destroyed

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Hyderabad

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Kerala

16:15 [Voice of America] US Power Consumption Drops to 2001 Level

16:16 [The Hindu - News] Revellers make a beeline to Brigade Road in Bangalore

16:16 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Mysore

16:16 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: North Kannada

16:17 [Fox News: politics] Obamacare: Countdown to coverage or confusion?

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Goan vacation

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Rayalaseema

16:22 [Financial Times] Turkish slump blamed on corruption probe

16:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] And Now There's Facial Recognition for the People in Your Pupils

16:23 [The Independent] Cambridge academic left with life-threatening injuries after freak stag attack

16:23 [The Independent] Happy New Year from New Zealand: How the world is seeing in 2014

16:24 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

16:25 [The Progressive] Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus: My Hopes for 2014

16:26 [Raw Story] Fox News Says: Don’t Be Fat, But Don’t Try Not To Be Fat

16:26 [Raw Story] Secret Service: Cop-killing bank robber shot dead in Phoenix had threatened Obama

16:26 [Telegraph] Britain faces miserable start to 2014 as another storm sweeps in

16:26 [Telegraph] How John Terry helped sparked Ukraine's political crisis

16:26 [Telegraph] Israeli anger over prisoner release threatens to cloud John Kerry's visit

16:26 [The Hindu - News] A happy beginning

16:26 [The Hindu - News] A junk world

16:26 [The Hindu - News] Ray of hope

16:27 [CNN: Living] A small town's first integrated prom

16:28 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: North India

16:32 [Slashdot] Linux Distributions Storing Wi-Fi Passwords In Plain Text

16:33 [CNN: Money] Dow, S&P 500 set records as year-end nears

16:34 [Guardian] Residents evacuated from North Dakota town after oil train crash

16:35 [CNN] Roger Federer recruits Stefan Edberg to revive his fortunes

16:35 [CNN] All change for Roger Federer as he banks on bigger racket in 2014

16:37 [Voice of America] Israel Frees More Palestinian Prisoners

16:39 [The Independent] Chinese doctor admits to selling babies in new child trafficking case

16:39 [Deutsche Welle] Cities across the world ring in 2014

16:40 [CNN: Entertainment] New Year's Eve movies to get you ready

16:40 [CNET News] Mars One pares down list of would-be colonists to 1,058

16:40 [Telegraph] Vladimir Putin vows 'total annihilation' of terrorists after Volgograd bombings

16:40 [Reuters] South Sudan rebels agree to ceasefire talks as fighting rages

16:41 [Truthout] Winning and Losing the "Great Game" at the Same Time

16:42 [zero hedge] Consumer Confidence Jumps Most In 6 Months As "Hope" Soars

16:42 [zero hedge] And Now Gold Is Soaring

16:45 [CNN: Crime] Cleveland man gets life for decades-old killing of 2 women

16:45 [CNN: Crime] DA to appeal overturned conviction of Catholic priest

16:45 [NPR] Has Tim Tebow Found His Right Place At ESPN?

16:45 [NPR] Rival South Sudan Factions Agree To Talks, Cease-Fire

16:45 [CNN: Living] Starbucks goes after pub for 'Frappicino beer'

16:50 [Guardian] Uighur men held for 12 years leave Guantánamo Bay for Slovakia

16:50 [NPR] From Pandas To Health Care: The 13 Numbers Of 2013

16:50 [CNET News] Get a pair of Sennheiser HD 439 headphones for $39.99

16:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Tuesday, 12/31

16:54 [The Independent] South Sudan government ‘agrees ceasefire’ with rebels ahead of peace talks

16:56 [] Hamas rejects Egypt's terror label of Muslim Brotherhood

16:56 [] Report: Iran says reached agreement with world powers on nuclear deal details

16:56 [Truthout] The Cruelest Cut of All

16:56 [Telegraph] Keeping champagne cool can cut risk of flying corks

16:56 [Telegraph] Kim Jong-un spends New Year's Eve skiing in his 'impeccable' resort

16:57 [CNN: Money] Target's latest holiday shopping glitch

16:58 [CNET News] Back to the future: Koss Pro4AA headphones

17:01 [Fin24 News] China may raise Iran oil imports

17:01 [CNN: Money] Dow, S&P 500 set new highs as year closes

17:06 [Truthout] "Are You Serious?" Awards 2013

17:08 [Fox News: politics] Politicians, companies see green as FAA approves drone test sites

17:10 [The Independent] Earth 'will heat up by 4C' by the year 2100, scientists predict

17:10 [The Independent] Furore over Nicolas Anelka's 'quenelle' intensifies after picture surfaces of an unknown man making the gesture outside the Toulouse school where three Jewish children were killed in 2012

17:11 [Raw Story] Colorado gun hoarders surge background checks to record high after mass shootings

17:12 [zero hedge] Is America About To Reach A Breaking Point?

17:14 [Slashdot] 4 Tips For Your New Laptop

17:15 [Disinformation] One Third Of Americans Reject Evolution

17:16 [The Atlantic: Politics] America's Most Admired? More Like America's Most Powerful

17:16 [Raw Story] Putin vows total destruction of terrorists after suicide bombings in Volgograd

17:16 [Raw Story] Syria misses deadline to remove chemical weapons

17:16 [Infoshop] Palestine-Israel: You Won't Believe What People Are Doing This Week to Resist Israeli Apartheid

17:16 [Truthout] "Honey, I Shrunk Killed the Middle Class"

17:21 [CNN: Money] More holiday shopping trouble for Target

17:21 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: UNICEF: Children Brutalized in CAR

17:21 [The Hindu - News] External debt drops to $400.3 b at end-Sept

17:23 [CNET News] Apple won't cooperate with antitrust probe, lawyer charges

17:24 [CNN] South Sudan peace talks planned as forces clash in key town

17:24 [Deutsche Welle] Goddess in focus at Rio's new year celebration

17:25 [The Independent] Campest man on planet thinks Tom Daley’s coming out was ‘over-done’

17:26 [Raw Story] Joe Rogan tells Roseanne Barr: Monsanto not using ‘chemtrails’ to make atmospheric mirror

17:26 [Truthout] How to Improve Temp Worker Safety

17:27 [Voice of America] South Sudan Government, Rebels to Talks: Fighting Continues

17:28 [zero hedge] And The Best Stock Market Of 2013 Is...

17:31 [Reuters] Iran says nuclear deal to be implemented in late January

17:31 [Raw Story] Knoxville drivers greeted by banners warning that diversity is anti-white genocide

17:31 [Raw Story] Bloomberg era comes to a close in New York

17:32 [Truthout] WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Calls on Computer Hackers to Unite Against NSA Surveillance

17:32 [CNET News] Tech to keep your resolutions on track

17:32 [CNET News] Zappos plans 'self-governing' structure, end to job titles, managers

17:32 [CNN] Obit: RIP, light bulb

17:35 [NPR] How Deflating: Huge Rubber Duck Goes Flat In Taiwan

17:37 [Voice of America] New Year's Celebrations Ringing in 2014

17:37 [Voice of America] Burma Releasing Political Prisoners Tuesday

17:40 [CNN] Tracking winter weather in the U.S.

17:40 [CNN] Obit: RIP, light bulb

17:41 [The Independent] Pret a Manger customer in New York finds a dead frog in her salad

17:41 [The Independent] British father accused of murdering his children in France commits suicide in prison

17:42 [Truthout] Fewer Crossing but Increased Deaths at US-Mexico Border

17:44 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

17:45 [Fox News] IOC head expects 'safe and secure' Sochi Olympics

17:45 [Fox News] 8-year-old with cerebral palsy drafted by NBA team

17:45 [Fox News] Health experts testing air quality after ND town evacuates over fiery oil train derailment

17:45 [Fox News] Police find 4 bodies inside California home

17:45 [Fox News] Second child to challenge organ donation laws receives new lungs

17:45 [Fox News] Judge orders California teen declared brain dead kept on life support

17:45 [Fox News] 2 bald eagles shot and killed in Maryland

17:45 [Fox News] NYT editor defiant on Benghazi report amid criticism

17:45 [straight] Paul Ogata’s laughs bring prizes—and dog porn /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Ogata_2402.jpg

17:46 [The Atlantic: National] Two Decades After Brandon Teena's Murder, a Look Back at Falls City

17:47 [Truthout] Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can "Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make"

17:48 [Reuters] Thousands block Central African Republic flights in plea for help

17:49 [Deutsche Welle] Top award for German doctor who treated the wounded during Liberian civil war

17:49 [CNN: Money] Coolest supercars of the year

17:51 [CNN] Segregated prom tradition yields to unity

17:53 [CNN] Sleepy Serena skips New Year celebrations in Brisbane

17:53 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Tunisia: New Government, Old Ways?

17:54 [Reuters] Turkish minister says fending off 'mini-coup attempt'

17:54 [Guardian] Egypt detains al-Jazeera journalists on suspicion of Muslim Brotherhood links

17:54 [Guardian] Elephant deaths rise in Tanzania after shoot-to-kill poachers policy is dropped

17:55 [Truthdig] Coming in 2014: An Even Bigger Occupy Wall Street Movement

17:56 [] Iran: Nuclear deal with world powers to be implemented in late January

17:57 [The Independent] Pope Francis named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013'

17:57 [The Independent] President Putin vows to 'annihilate' terrorists after Volgograd suicide bombings

17:57 [The Independent] US police officer arrested for allegedly pepper-spraying his girlfriend's son

17:59 [CNN] Opinion: The wrong path to peace with Iran

18:00 [Reuters] Anti-Assad monitoring group says Syrian death toll passes 130,000

18:00 [The Hindu - News] Iran talks end on a positive note

18:00 [NPR] As 2013 Winds To An End, So Do The Tweets Of 1963

18:01 [Raw Story] Iran’s chief negotiator says ‘good progress’ in nuclear talks

18:01 [Raw Story] Pentagon: Transfer of last three Uighurs from Guantanamo Bay a ‘significant milestone’

18:01 [Raw Story] GOP lawmaker attacks Obama with false Lincoln quotes that ‘sounded good’

18:02 [Slashdot] Public Domain Day 2014

18:04 [Deutsche Welle] Downright chaos in Berlin on New Year's Eve

18:09 [CNN: Money] Japan index posts crazy 57% rise in 2013

18:09 [Voice of America] US & Japanese Stocks Soar in 2013

18:09 [Voice of America] DRC Says Over 100 Killed in Monday Attacks

18:10 [The Hindu - News] Bharara apprised of Khobragade case days before arrest

18:13 [The Independent] Broom-wielding French woman drives gun-toting robber from her bakery

18:13 [New Statesman] Midnight in Paris, choosing between three white Twixes and a bouquet of hot gleet

18:15 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset 'earned extra €1 bn due to political role'

18:15 [Telegraph] Deadline to remove Syrian chemical weapons missed

18:15 [Telegraph] Energy companies face £4 million Christmas Day compensation bill

18:15 [Telegraph] French priest released in Cameroon after six weeks hostage

18:15 [Telegraph] Elderly woman flown to hospital after Chiswick explosion

18:15 [BBC: Entertainment] Broadcaster Geoffrey Wheeler dies

18:16 [straight] Hot Art Wet City's lowbrow art flies high /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_HotArt2_2402.jpg

18:16 [straight] Rental housing remarks highlight divide between Vision Vancouver and COPE /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/IlichRobertson.jpg

18:19 [The Hindu - News] Kremlin aims at winning ‘information war’ with West

18:20 [CNN: Money] Warby Parker valued at $500 million

18:21 [The Atlantic: International] How One Historic Russian City Became a Target for Terrorists

18:22 [Fox News] On ice: Stranded scientists ring in 2014

18:22 [Fox News] FOX NEWS FIRSTObamaCare: Countdown to coverage or confusion?

18:22 [Fox News] HOWARD KURTZMSNBC host sorry forracial Romney jokes

18:22 [Fox News] WADDLE HE SAY?'Duck Dynasty' star, wife in exclusive Fox News Q&A /i/redes/icon-slideshow.gif

18:22 [CNET News] Sony sets sights on Windows Phone, says report

18:23 [Fox News] Politicians, companies see green as FAA approves drone test sites

18:23 [Fox News] Private investigator, family plead for help after videos of missing Michigan doctor surface online

18:23 [Fox News] Kerry urged to 'enlist' Bush for South Sudan conflict- South Sudan rebels take most of strategic city

18:23 [Fox News] Congress letting 55 tax breaks lapse at year's end- Examples of expiring tax breaks

18:23 [Fox News] Crash robs woman�s voice, but gives her new calling

18:23 [Fox News] Missile hits bus in Syria, killing 10, activists say

18:23 [The Hindu - News] Young minds give it in writing

18:27 [CNN] Female WWII pilots to be honored with float in Rose Parade

18:27 [The Independent] Could you manage a year without booze?

18:27 [The Independent] Firefighters and police 999 call handlers to strike on New Year's Eve

18:29 [] 'Worst' of Climate Predictions Are the Most Likely: New Study /sites/

18:29 [The Hindu - News] Xi promises ‘new strides’ along the path of reform

18:30 [CNET News] Apple says its unaware of NSA iPhone backdoor program

18:30 [CNN: Money] Gas prices down in '13, set to go lower

18:30 [Truthdig] Too Much Intelligence Can Be Bad for You

18:30 [Truthdig] Taking Over

18:31 [Voice of America] Anne Look: DRC Government Says 103 Died in Monday's Attacks

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Half the world feeling good about 2014

18:33 [Reuters] U.S. sends three minority Chinese detainees to Slovakia

18:35 [The Progressive] The California GOP's fake health care website

18:37 [Voice of America] CAR Protesters Stage Airport Sit-in

18:39 [Guardian] Amnesty urges Northern Ireland parties to publish ideas despite failed talks

18:39 [The Hindu - News] Numaish opens today, CM gets no invite

18:39 [CNN] Rocket sets bus afire, killing 25, Syrian opposition group says

18:40 [Deutsche Welle] Schumann: 'Region not united on South Sudan crisis'

18:41 [The Hindu - News] GHMC promises improved amenities

18:41 [Raw Story] Florida man arrested for assaulting wife with turkey neck

18:43 [The Independent] Staffordshire police commissioner defends naming and shaming alleged drink drivers on Twitter

18:44 [Voice of America] Across the Globe, New Laws Taking Effect as 2014 Dawns

18:45 [Guardian] Christmas spike in domestic violence keeps courts busy on New Year's Eve

18:45 [straight] Surfer Blood at the Media Club /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Musicpix_SurferBlood_2402.jpg

18:45 [straight] Father Frost at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ARTSPIX_RussianChristmas_2402.jpg

18:45 [straight] The new year starts in the pink (wines) /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Uncorked_2402_opt.png

18:45 [NPR] Cruz Green Eggs And Ham: Political Hit Or Miss?

18:45 [NPR] 2013: The Year In Political Screw-Ups

18:48 [CNN] More than two million enrolled in Obamacare

18:50 [Slashdot] No Question: Snowden Was 2013's Most Influential Tech Figure

18:50 [Pravda] The year that was 2013

18:50 [Truthdig] Happy NSA Year

18:51 [CNN: Money] Dow, S&P touch records on final day of 2013

18:52 [CNET News] The NSA and the erosion of trust

18:52 [CNET News] Arrow: A four-wheeled 'fighter jet' for the road (Q&A)

18:52 [CNET News] NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

18:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] In 1964, Isaac Asimov Imagined the World in 2014

18:53 [The Hindu - News] Two held for possessing fake passports

18:55 [straight] City slow to act on Grandview-Woodland citizens' assembly /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/JakKing.jpg

18:55 [straight] Carole Taylor cited as ideal Vancouver mayoral candidate /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_News_2402_opt.jpeg

18:55 [straight] African acrobats make Odysseo really flip /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Cavalia_2401.jpg

18:56 [CNN: Money] No $7-a-gallon milk - for now

18:57 [CNN] Surprising facts about the Goodyear blimp

18:58 [zero hedge] The Best And Worst Hedge Funds Of 2013

18:58 [zero hedge] WTF Chart Of The Day: Fed Soaks Up Record $200 Billion In Year End Excess Liquidity

18:59 [The Independent] No winners in poll of polls as Tories, Labour and Liberal Democrats fail to seize initiative

18:59 [The Independent] The sun 'flips upside down': 10 surprising facts about our star

19:00 [NPR] Despite Health Law, Many People May Be Left Underinsured

19:01 [] For first time, arctic bird spotted wintering in Israel

19:04 [CNET News] Google opens Glass purchase to All Access music users

19:04 [CNET News] Mental breakthrough! Katy Perry cancels Google Alerts

19:05 [Reuters] U.S. consumer mood brightens, but home price gains slow

19:07 [Topix Activism News] TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Kansas City Top 13 under 30 for 2013

19:07 [CNN] Your guide to New Year's Eve marathons 2013

19:08 [Big Think] 637 - Hamlet (Generic): A Map of Nowhere through Danish Eyes

19:10 [The Hindu - News] US oil train derailment brings call for safety

19:11 [Raw Story] ‘Traditional masculine values’ are evolving, not dying

19:13 [CNN: Entertainment] Your guide to New Year's Eve marathons 2013

19:14 [CNET News] 6 things we'll see at CES (whether we want to or not)

19:14 [The Independent] Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro: Grumpy old men

19:14 [The Independent] Video: Sydney New Year's fireworks light up the harbour

19:14 [The Independent] Teaching in tongues: the bilingual pre-school tapping new potential

19:14 [The Independent] No Christmas cheer for Debenhams as sales plunge

19:14 [The Independent] Bedroom tax hits 60,000 families with carers

19:14 [Slate Magazine] The TV Club, 2013

19:15 [CNN: Politics] More than two million enrolled in Obamacare

19:16 [CNN] More than 2 million covered under Obamacare

19:17 [straight] MSNBC host apologizes to Mitt Romney family after ridiculing photo /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Romney%20family%203.png

19:20 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Images of Saturn From the Cassini Mission

19:22 [CNET News] The Apple store of pot

19:23 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Life Organization With Free Software?

19:24 [] 'Symbol of Gitmo's Tragedy': Innocent Captives Freed After 12 Years /sites/

19:24 [] Earthquakes Rattle Fukushima Region Once More /sites/

19:24 [] Former NSA Chief: Obama Should Keep Spying, Ignore Panel Recommendations /sites/

19:24 [CNN: Politics] South Sudan peace talks planned as forces clash in key town

19:25 [NPR] N.D. Train Derailment: Residents Flee Toxic Smoke

19:26 [The Hindu - News] Devyani issue: India watching U.S. review outcome

19:28 [zero hedge] Apple Denies Ever Working With The NSA

19:28 [zero hedge] HaPPY NeW FeaR 2014...

19:29 [straight] MP Kennedy Stewart may run for B.C. NDP leader /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/wide/Stewartheadshot02022011.JPG

19:29 [Guardian] Labour MP Paul Goggins in hospital after collapse

19:30 [CNN: Politics] HHS: 2M enrolled in Obamacare

19:31 [CNN] Final bow: Actor Joseph Ruskin is dead at 89

19:31 [CNN] Opinion: Why I'm nuts about the Rose Bowl

19:32 [The Hindu - News] AAP government announces 50 per cent subsidy on power

19:34 [Voice of America] VOA News: Across the Globe, New Laws Taking Effect as 2014 Dawns

19:35 [Guardian] Labour calls for talks with broadcasters over TV election debates

19:39 [Reuters] Air clearing after smoky rail crash in North Dakota town

19:40 [NPR] Hawaiian Woman Gets IDs That Fit Her 36-Character Last Name

19:41 [Truthdig] So Long 2013

19:41 [Truthdig] The New Year’s Baby

19:41 [Raw Story] South Carolina 15-year-old fatally shoots 12-year-old girl in the head with grandpa’s gun

19:41 [Guardian] Vladimir Putin vows to hunt down Volgograd terrorists

19:44 [Doctors Without Borders] Philippines: A Premature Baby Goes Home on Christmas Day

19:44 [New Internationalist] ‘O little town of Bethlehem’: A world of collective punishment

19:45 [Fox News] HOWARD KURTZMSNBC host sorry forracial Romney jokes

19:46 [CNN] Marry girls when they're '15 or 16,' said 'Duck Dynasty' star

19:46 [CNN] Anti-Semitism row shines light on fractured French society

19:46 [Voice of America] Ayaz Gul: Pakistan's Musharraf Set for Treason Trial

19:46 [Fox News] Passengers, crew stuck on ship trapped in Antarctic ice ring in 2014- Revelers start celebrating 2014 with fireworks

19:46 [Fox News] Georgia bride dies in car crash hours after wedding

19:46 [Fox News] Authorities try to determine how long inmate was dead inside cell

19:47 [straight] Terri Hooley travels from "Teenage Kicks" to Good Vibrations /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_TerriHooley_2402.jpg

19:47 [straight] A year of musical guilt and pleasure /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_VampireWeekend_2402.jpg

19:47 [Telegraph] Geoffrey Wheeler, presenter of Songs of Praise and Top of the Form, has died

19:47 [Telegraph] Energy giants under fire over delay in promised bill cuts

19:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] Pickles, Possums, Peeps: The Things We Drop to Ring in the New Year

19:55 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Intelligence spending isn’t the most effective way to save American lives /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_145932569_0.jpg

19:57 [The Hindu - News] Vinod Kumar Duggal sworn in Manipur Governor

19:57 [Guardian] Stag attack in Highlands leaves woman fighting for life

19:58 [zero hedge] The Trends To Watch For In 2014

19:58 [CNN: Entertainment] Final bow: Actor Joseph Ruskin is dead at 89

19:58 [CNN: Entertainment] Marry girls when they're '15 or 16,' said 'Duck Dynasty' star

19:59 [CNET News] Pedal power helps fuel Times Square New Year's ball

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Actor Suchitra Sen’s condition unchanged

20:01 [] First American rabbi honored by Queen Elizabeth II

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Murders of Urdu scribe and pastor remain unsolved

20:05 [The Hindu - News] In pursuit of democracy and happiness

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Mirroring a social reality

20:05 [The Hindu - News] C.N.R. Rao deserves Nobel Prize: CM

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Mariam’s relatives stage protest

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Flood of revellers usher 2014

20:05 [The Hindu - News] D.K. Shivakumar, Roshan Baig to be inducted into Cabinet today

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Snapping ties with Congress was a mistake, says Lalu

20:05 [Disinformation] Was Mpregs This Year’s Strangest Meme?

20:05 [Reuters: politics] Arkansas lieutenant governor rejects calls to step down

20:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Has Republican Belief in Evolution Dropped So Much?

20:06 [CNN: Money] Gas prices are down, and set to go lower

20:06 [CNET News] Touchless kitchen scale weighs in with a wave

20:07 [CNN] Former 'Sopranos' actor Lillo Brancato Jr. released from prison

20:07 [Slashdot] Apple's New Mac Pro Gets High Repairability Score

20:07 [Reuters] Apple says has never worked with NSA on iPhone backdoors

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Last Muzaffarnagar relief camp vacated

20:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Daniel R. Russel: The Asia Rebalance Is Here to Stay

20:13 [Guardian] Auld Lang Syne in the Antarctic as stranded adventurers await rescue

20:14 [CNN: Money] Help! My wife's dad puts her money at risk

20:17 [straight] North Vancouver mosque receives bomb threat /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_69622117_0.jpg

20:17 [straight] Good Vibrations holds back in the mosh pit /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_GoodVibrations2_2402.jpg

20:17 [straight] Desert Runners takes marathons to the extreme /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_DesertRunners_2402.jpg

20:17 [straight] 47 Ronin is the Martix in kimonos /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_47Ronin_2402.jpg

20:18 [CNN] Buzz Aldrin Fast Facts

20:18 [CNN] Betty White Fast Facts

20:18 [CNN] 7 social media resolutions for 2014

20:19 [Guardian] Alzheimer's patients' decline slowed by vitamin E supplements, scientists say

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Arkansas Dem Gov. Mike Beebe Asks GOP Lt. Gov. Mark Darr To Resign

20:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama Ringing In New Year In Low-Key Fashion

20:21 [CNN: Crime] Former 'Sopranos' actor Lillo Brancato Jr. released from prison

20:21 [Raw Story] Egypt says Al Jazeera journalists belong to terrorist group

20:21 [Raw Story] Conspiracy theorist Jim Garrow: Obama will enlist aliens and Canadians to rule America

20:22 [CNET News] Google goes disco for New Year's doodle

20:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] Counting conundrum

20:24 [CNN: Technology] 7 social media resolutions for 2014

20:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Uncertainty in Bangladesh

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Union Home Secretary, Mamata discuss Bangladesh

20:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Trey Gowdy Attacks NYT Benghazi Report

20:28 [zero hedge] Russian Banks Buy 181.4 Tons Of Gold In 2013

20:28 [zero hedge] Previewing Tonight's Uber Surge Pricing Schedule

20:30 [Voice of America] Andre de Nesnera: Security Paramount Issue for Sochi Games

20:31 [NPR] Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster?

20:31 [The Hindu - Opinion] A natural actor

20:31 [] Dozens of African migrants arrested in Tel Aviv

20:31 [straight] Vancouver fitness guru Ron Zalko shows staying power /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Fitness_2402.jpg

20:31 [straight] Vancouver chefs share their secrets to staying in shape /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Dana%20Hauser.jpg

20:31 [straight] Christina Culver of Culver City Salads shares her recipe for a hearty vegan rice bowl /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Cooking2_2402.jpg

20:31 [straight] Simple changes started Zahida Jaffer's weight loss journey /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Health1_2402.jpg

20:32 [Voice of America] Andre de Nesnera: Column: Security Paramount Issue for Sochi Games

20:33 [The Hindu - Opinion] AAP’s water promise

20:33 [The Hindu - News] Anti-insurgency protest brewing in Assam

20:33 [straight] Healthy food and fitness: Our guide for 2014 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_156625133.jpg

20:34 [The Onion] Infographic: The Onion’s Tips For Hosting A New Year’s Eve Party

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Bharara apprised of Devyani case only days before her arrest

20:39 [The Hindu - Opinion] Gujarat 2002

20:40 [Voice of America] December 31, 2013

20:45 [The Hindu - Opinion] Water priorities for urban India

20:46 [NPR] Sebelius Touts 2 Million Obamacare Enrollees

20:46 [The Hindu - News] Antony promises all support to shipyard to tackle tough times

20:46 [] Dozens of Israeli defense firms suspected of export law violations

20:48 [Guardian] Apple insists it did not work with NSA to create iPhone backdoor program

20:48 [Guardian] Muslim states should broaden rights of non-Muslims, says Islamic alliance

20:49 [straight] Seger, Sabbath, Satch & the Mule: Newt's top concerts of 2013 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/satch_1.jpg

20:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Megan Griffo: Owney, The Dog Who Became The Railway Mail Service's Unofficial Mascot, Is Your Adorable History Lesson For The Day

20:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: Woman Lights Up Cigarette Inside City Hall As Bloomberg Signs E-Cigarette Ban Into Law

20:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: Rebecca Woodard, Prostitute Who Claims Rough Sex With Eliot Spitzer, Never Told Prosecutors About Tryst

20:51 [The Hindu - Opinion] Japan, land of the rising diplomatic tensions

20:52 [The Hindu - News] Courts should not encourage western culture: Minister

20:52 [CNN: Living] Why I'm nuts about the Rose Bowl

20:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Man fighting for his life after assault in city

20:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] How Keating tried to rein in prices

20:53 [CNN] Fast and Furious gun turns up at Mexican resort shootout

20:56 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Dubai attempts record-setting fireworks display

20:56 [Raw Story] Pennsylvania trooper charged for punishing sleeping 13-year-old with pepper spray

20:56 [Raw Story] Conservatives urge boycott of Rose Parade over same-sex wedding float

20:58 [zero hedge] Bonds Close 2013 At 30-Month High Yields

21:00 [Guardian] MPs sound alarm on anti-Roma rhetoric as borders open

21:00 [CNN] Crop circle spotted in California

21:01 [Truthdig] Scientists’ Advice for This New Year’s Eve: Have a Drink, Boost Your Immune System

21:01 [Truthdig] Loaded

21:01 [The Hindu - Opinion] Think before you tweet

21:02 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: "Seniors moment" increases 20 percent at Mickey D's /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/senior-coffee-icrease.jpg

21:02 [straight] Photo of the Day: End of the line? /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/11591893083_57ea7b9779_c.jpg

21:04 [Telegraph] Labour MP Paul Goggins seriously ill after collapsing on run

21:05 [Disinformation] Preserving The Tattoos Of The Dead

21:05 [The Hindu - Opinion] Women leave the door open for other women

21:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Meredith Bennett-Smith: Chinese Doctor Kidnapped, Sold Babies; Could Face Death Penalty

21:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: New York Gun Control Law Mostly Upheld By Federal Judge

21:10 [Slate Magazine] NASA's Latest Space Bot, Inspired by the Super Ball

21:10 [The Hindu - News] Border disputes will continue: Antony

21:11 [CNN] 5 Senate races to watch in 2014

21:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] The topi became the crown

21:14 [CNET News] Top 5 home routers of 2013: It's a win for 802.11ac

21:14 [CNET News] The XCAR review of 2013: June

21:14 [zero hedge] Fortess Investment Is Forming A Bitcoin Fund

21:15 [straight] Safe-sex video gets its geek on /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/CondomDoctorWho_131231.jpg

21:16 [Truthdig] Why Are Wages Low? Blame Workers for Not Knowing They Are, in Fact, Workers

21:16 [Voice of America] New Year's Celebrations Ringing in 2014

21:16 [Guardian] Fewer deaths from drone strikes in 2013 after Obama policy change

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Hooda govt. may take on Centre on CBI probe into forestry scams

21:17 [Fox News: politics] Federal judge upholds key provisions of strict New York gun law

21:18 [The Hindu - News] West Bengal rape victim dies of burns

21:20 [Telegraph] Colorado becomes first US state to sell cannabis

21:20 [Telegraph] Ukip will 'shake up' British politics in 2014, says Nigel Farage

21:20 [Telegraph] South Sudan rebel leader: 'No ceasefire has been agreed'

21:20 [Telegraph] Nigel Farage: Expect a huge political shake-up in 2014

21:22 [The Atlantic: International] Why Getting Drunk and Making Resolutions on New Year’s Are Profoundly Religious Acts

21:22 [Guardian] Healthcare leaders urge end to 'relentless' criticism of NHS

21:25 [Slashdot] A Year With Google Glass

21:26 [NPR] MSNBC Host Apologizes For Comments On Mitt Romney's Grandson

21:26 [CNN] Michael Schumacher: Journalist tries to sneak into hospital room

21:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Delaney: Are American Taxpayers Subsidizing McDonald's?

21:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shahid Buttar: Dueling Judicial Rulings on NSA Spying, and Why They Don't Matter

21:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Morgan Guyton: When Pro-life Goes Frankenstein: The Case of Marlise Munoz

21:28 [Fox News: politics] Sebelius: No more ObamaCare delays

21:28 [zero hedge] Caption Contest: Nutcracker On The NYSE

21:28 [The Hindu - News] West Bengal rape victim dies of burns

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Music from the other districts of Carnatic

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Change of guard at South-Western command of Army

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Welcoming 2014, Chennai style; Happy New Year!

21:31 [Truthdig] TED, Reconsidered

21:31 [straight] Bike helmets and the road to fascism /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/nazi%20bike.jpg

21:35 [Deutsche Welle] Iran, P5+1: 'Good progress' in nuclear deal talks

21:36 [NPR] A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels

21:36 [Voice of America] VOA News: 2013: The Year in Social Media

21:36 [CNN] U.S. asks judge to release dying defense lawyer Lynne Stewart

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Neil McCarthy: Eloquent Errors

21:36 [CNET News] CES 2014: What to expect

21:37 [The Hindu - News] Champs enjoy debuting as ball girls at Chennai Open

21:38 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Kirk's friendship with 11-year-old fellow stroke victim inspires patients

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Traffic to be diverted for road work

21:44 [Voice of America] New Years 2014

21:44 [Guardian] Northern Ireland executive publishes draft proposals from failed Haass talks

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Residents seek reopening of subway for access to GST Road

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Airport-Koyambedu AC bus service discontinued

21:46 [Reuters] Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone backdoors

21:49 [] Patti Smith: Edward Snowden, Pussy Riot Speak 'For All of Us' /sites/

21:49 [] US is Biggest Threat to World Peace: Global Poll /sites/

21:50 [CNN: Technology] 7 social-media resolutions for 2014

21:51 [The Hindu - News] Pamban fishermen go on indefinite strike

21:55 [CNN] Arizona mother admits killing daughter, poisoning other kids, cops say

21:57 [The Hindu - News] “Lack of understanding prevents coming together of DMK, DMDK”

21:57 [The Hindu - News] PM to meet press on Friday

21:57 [CNN: Politics] It's an election year! 5 Senate races to watch

21:58 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Ethiopia Ready to Host South Sudan Peace Talks

21:59 [Reuters: politics] Kerry to push for solutions as Israeli-Palestinian peace talks intensify

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Bharathi still on school staff list

21:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Woods: Michigan's Wolf Hunt Ends, But The Debate Over Gray Wolf Game Hunting Continues

22:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: Mark Pryor Backs Minimum Wage Hike In Arkansas

22:01 [NPR] New Year's Eve: Dubai Puts On A Record-Setting Fireworks Show

22:01 [Raw Story] Russians get two different New Year speeches from Vladimir Putin after ‘glitch’

22:01 [The Hindu - News] India awaiting U.S. review on Devyani issue

22:04 [CNN] Actor Daniel Escobar, 'Lizzie McGuire' teacher, dies

22:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Beyonce apologizes to astronauts for song

22:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Arrest made in killing of rapper Doe B

22:05 [Disinformation] Remember How the Esquire Click Bait “Debunking” of Eben Alexander Ended up Being Total Bullsh*t?

22:05 [The Hindu - News] ‘Exercise caution while promoting GM food crops’

22:06 [Truthdig] Unemployment

22:06 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Duck Dynasty' reinstates patriarch

22:07 [] Iconic Lebanese singer Fairouz stirs controversy with 'love' of Hezbollah chief

22:07 [The Hindu - News] Naidu visits demolished building

22:07 [The Hindu - News] Private plane lands on highway in Madhya Pradesh

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Judith Browne Dianis: Why Virginia's Justice System Needs an Overhaul

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gary Reber: Perpetual Unemployment and Underemployment

22:09 [The Hindu - News] AICC suspects Kiran may plough his own furrow

22:09 [The Hindu - News] State disaster response force soon

22:12 [CNN] More than 2 million enrolled under Obamacare

22:12 [CNN] Utah asks Supreme Court to block same-sex marriage

22:12 [Slashdot] 53% More Book Banning Incidents In US Schools This Year

22:12 [zero hedge] Dow Surges To Best Year Since 1995 As Bonds & Bullion Slump

22:14 [Reuters] Revelers usher in 2014 with fireworks, festivities

22:15 [The Hindu - News] Maldives President coming today

22:15 [The Hindu - News] President’s South Sojourn concludes

22:17 [CNN: Politics] Utah asks Supreme Court to block same-sex marriage

22:17 [Fox News: politics] Utah asks Supreme Court to block same-sex marriages

22:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Prominent Colo. Politicians To Be Absent From Retail Marijuana's Historic Launch

22:19 [Reuters] South Sudan government, rebels set for New Year's Day talks

22:22 [The Hindu - News] KCR likely to contest for both Assembly, Parliament

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Kejriwal’s new year gift to Delhi: 50% power subsidy

22:26 [The Hindu - News] I want to do maximum good in 48 hours: Arvind Kejriwal

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Reports of Manmohan quitting, a speculation, says Tewari

22:26 [NPR] Judge Upholds Key Provisions Of N.Y. Gun-Control Law

22:29 [CNN: Money] Stocks close out a banner year

22:29 [CNN] Opinion: Hurting working class hurts Red Lobster

22:30 [Deutsche Welle] Latvia poised to become the 18th member of the eurozone

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Discoms have to submit to CAG audit plan today

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Councillor protests in hospital against Ramya’s delayed visit

22:34 [Voice of America] US & Japanese Stocks Soar in 2013

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Village panchayat proceedings on cable TV from March

22:36 [The Hindu - News] State government a puppet of Rahul Gandhi, says Joshi

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Taxonomist Narendran passes away

22:37 [] Palestinian Authority to invest $4 million in Jordan Valley

22:37 [] Kerry to push for solutions as Israeli-Palestinians peace talks intensify

22:41 [Reuters] Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks

22:42 [zero hedge] Dancing With The Dimons

22:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Guide to New Year's Eve marathons 2013

22:44 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Bronx Tale' star out of prison

22:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Joseph Ruskin dies at 89

22:44 [CNN: Entertainment] More 'Duck Dynasty' star controversy

22:44 [straight] Video: New Year's fireworks in Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Auckland /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/taiwan%20new%20year%202.png

22:46 [The Hindu - News] Requests for jobs, housing top listof grievances at Jana Spandana

22:46 [The Hindu - News] Confusion in Jharkhand over Jairam remark

22:48 [The Hindu - Opinion] Random cruelty of fate

22:50 [Voice of America] South Sudan Government, Rebels to Talk, Fighting Continues

22:50 [The Hindu - News] In 2014, Supreme Court will witness three CJIs

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Police crack 36 cases during crime prevention month

22:52 [Reuters] Residents allowed to return home after smoky North Dakota rail crash

22:54 [Reuters: politics] NY City's new labor official vows respectful stance with unions

22:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Julie Gutman Dickinson: 2013 and the Beginning of America's Economic Revolt

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Congress denies talk of fielding Priyanka in LS polls

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Only minor reshuffle now, says Chandy

22:58 [Campaign For Liberty] Progress Toward Peace in 2013, But Dark Clouds Remain

22:59 [] iSpy? Apple Denies Assisting NSA with iPhone "Back Door" /sites/

22:59 [] Questions Remain After Massive Oil Train Explosion Forces Town to Evacuate /sites/

22:59 [] What the End of 2013 Didn't Bring: An End to the Occupation of Afghanistan /sites/

23:01 [NPR] The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course

23:01 [CNN] On CNN: Five 'Extraordinary People' you have to meet

23:01 [straight] Dan Savage Podcast Episode 375: Luring your friend out of the closet /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Dan_Savage_Podcast_4.jpg

23:02 [CNN: Money] $15 minimum wage fight soldiers on

23:02 [The Hindu - News] Suresh Das tipped to head CSIR

23:02 [The Hindu - News] NSS to focus on second generation challenges

23:02 [The Hindu - News] India to ink labour cooperation pact with Saudi Arabia

23:02 [The Hindu - News] CM keeps plans under wraps

23:02 [The Hindu - News] Mammen Mathew chosen for journalism award

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Rodda: History According to Mike Huckabee: How a Book of Political Satire Saved Christmas

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dennis Trainor: 2013 Resistance Report Year In Review

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Howard Fineman: This Pope Disrupts Old Ways With Social Media Savvy (Or Habemus Twitter!)

23:06 [The Hindu - News] Government to set up township at Pandalam

23:06 [The Hindu - News] No subsidised cylinders from Wednesday

23:08 [Telegraph] Dubai rings in 2014 with glitz and glamour of world's largest fireworks show

23:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Teen fighting for his life after king-hit attack

23:13 [CNN] Federal judge upholds most of New York gun law

23:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Utah Asks Supreme Court To Block Gay Marriage In The State

23:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Judge Dismisses ACLU Lawsuit Over Suspicionless Laptop Searches At Border

23:15 [Slashdot] Jade Rabbit Spotted By American Eagle (LRO)

23:16 [Fox News] 'SIGNIFICANT DROP' Cops killed by guns in 2013 lowest since Wild West

23:17 [CNN: Technology] Social media blunders to avoid in 2014

23:19 [straight] Environmentalists “R” Us: What Enbridge and Northern Gateway supporters fail to understand /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/No%20Enbridge%202.jpg

23:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Clinton: Soft Shoulder Ahead

23:21 [Topix Activism News] China protesters riled over censor dispute

23:21 [CNN: Money] 'Wolf of Wall Street' not keeping royalties

23:23 [The Hindu - News] Abducted workers return home

23:23 [The Hindu - News] New mobile application for women’s safety

23:24 [Telegraph] Duke of York enters education debate by saying university should be 'icing on cake' rather than direct route to jobs

23:24 [Telegraph] Interview: Duke of York goes the extra mile for world of work

23:26 [NPR] Here's How Young Farmers Looking For Land Are Getting Creative

23:26 [CNN] New Year's Eve: Dubai sets record in fireworks blitz

23:27 [zero hedge] The Complete Guide To How The NSA Hacked Everything

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Obama, Hillary most admired people in U.S.

23:30 [CNN: Technology] 7 social media blunders to avoid in 2014

23:33 [CNET News] Google Glass prescription frames said to start at $99

23:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Myth Of Western Civilization

23:38 [Telegraph] Justin Welby: Church of England must be realistic about dwindling congregation

23:38 [Fox News: politics] Judge nixes Florida's welfare drug testing


23:39 [Anarchist news] Northwest Anarchist News: new counterinfo site for anarchists in the PNW

23:40 [Voice of America] Syria Misses Deadline for Transfer of Deadly Chemicals

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Court panel on GM crops exceeded brief: Ministries

23:45 [CNN: Health] Holiday myths debunked

23:46 [NPR] Utah Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Stop Gay Marriages

23:46 [NPR] Out Like A Bull: 2013 Was A Banner Year For Wall Street

23:46 [The Nation] How Tarek Mehanna Went to Prison for a Thought Crime

23:56 [NPR] Vitamin E Might Help Slow Alzheimer's Early On

23:56 [CNN: Politics] 5 Senate races to watch

23:56 [CNN: Politics] Obamacare: 2M enrolled

23:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Wardah Khalid: Leggo My Flashcards!

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