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00:02 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: NYPD Boycotts de Blasio: New York City Arrests And Citations Plummet As Cops Stage "Virtual Work Stoppage"

00:09 [Guardian] Guardian sport: Chelsea in discussions over buying AFC Wimbledon’s Kingsmeadow Stadium

00:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: School District Program Helps Parents Of Homeless Children With Rent And Support Services

00:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Bill De Blasio, Police Union Heads Meet Amid Tensions

00:19 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Authorities hope wreckage, bodies will shed light on doomed flight's fate

00:19 [Fox News] Fox News Online: IT MAY NOT BE KIM? Firm briefs FBI on theory Sony hack was inside job

00:19 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Return of the Shelby Cobra

00:19 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 2014: Year in review

00:20 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Some Scientists Believe Loneliness is Becoming an Epidemic //

00:20 [Telegraph] Agencies: UN rejects Palestinian resolution for statehood

00:20 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: New Year Honours list 2015: In pictures

00:20 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: New Year Honours 'disappointing and inappropriate' as Fiona Woolf and rail bosses recognised

00:20 [Telegraph] Myles Burke: New Year Honours by numbers

00:20 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: New Year Honours: Roger Wright, man accused of 'dumbing down' BBC Radio 3, given CBE

00:20 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Jonny Wilkinson not on honours list, despite tweet suggesting otherwise

00:20 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Founder of youth online channel among unsung heroes honoured

00:20 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Kristin Scott Thomas among array of film and TV stars recognised

00:20 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Creators of Tower of London poppy memorial given honours

00:20 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Developer of Viagra is knighted

00:20 [Truthdig] Flight 8501 Was AirAsia’s First Fatal Crash

00:20 [Raw Story] Adam Gabbatt, The Guardian: The restorative IV drip is the hottest new way to cure a hangover

00:22 [Good] Katie Wudel: The Future of Champagne is Biodynamic. Now What the Hell is Biodynamic?

00:23 [Russia Today] RT: Woman shopping in Walmart shot and killed by her toddler

00:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: Source: Gambia President Flying Home After Gunfire Rocks Banjul

00:23 [Voice of America] VOA News: Greek PM Links Elections, Nation's Eurozone Future

00:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Warren J. Blumenfeld: Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

00:25 [Raw Story] Joshua Holland, Moyers & Company: 10 dyanmics that will shape the next two years of American politics

00:26 [BBC: Education] MBE for volunteer maths teacher

00:36 [CNN] 9 slain in Edmonton, police say

00:37 [Guardian] Associated Press at the United Nations: UN security council rejects Palestinian statehood bid

00:39 [Canadian Dimension] Sam Gindin: When History Knocks

00:40 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Johns Hopkins gives woman quadruple amputation after mistaken diagnosis: lawsuit

00:40 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Canadian man fatally shots eight people before killing himself: police

00:42 [Telegraph] Telegraph reporter: Pauline Cafferkey's diary as a nurse on Ebola's frontline

00:42 [Telegraph] AFP: Ex-president Bush returns home from hospital

00:42 [Telegraph] Inna Lazareva: What failed Palestinian UN statehood bid means

00:44 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Edward Bernays' "Propaganda" Theory Has Been Perfected

00:47 [Voice of America] Parke Brewer: VIDEO: NHL Teams Face-off for New Year's Day Winter Classic

00:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: UN rejects Palestinian resolution to demand Israel withdraw from disputed territories

00:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'Severe' flu season could grip US, CDC doc warns

00:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TODD STARNES: Newsweek hit piece smears Bible, Christians

00:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Till Bruckner: Who Is Shushing State on Azerbaijan's Detention of Khadija Ismayilova?

00:55 [Deutsche Welle] Italian authorities board cargo ship carrying hundreds of migrants

00:56 [Fox News: politics] Vt. gov releases details on decision to abandon single-payer health care plan //

00:57 [Guardian] Michael Safi: AirAsia flight QZ8501: crews continue grim task of retrieving bodies and wreckage – rolling report

01:00 [straight] Jennie Ramstad: Top nine things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, December 31 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Loverboy2_141229.jpg

01:02 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Last Time This Many 'Investors' Chased Chinese Stocks, They Crashed

01:03 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: 2015 Shaping Up To Be an Annoying Year in Tech

01:03 [BBC: Technology] Year in tech: Most read of 2014

01:05 [Voice of America] Reuters: Venezuela Confirms Recession, Highest Inflation in Americas

01:07 [Guardian] Hannah Ellis-Petersen: Alan Cumming portrait unveiled at Scottish gallery

01:08 [Telegraph] Tristan Kirk: Gwyneth Paltrow: My father taught me hard graft

01:08 [Telegraph] Andrew Marszal: AirAsia plane found in Java Sea: as it happened

01:08 [Telegraph] Graeme Paton: Ebola: care worker tests negative for virus

01:08 [Telegraph] Agencies: Nine bodies found in connected Canada crime scenes

01:09 [The Independent] Edmonton mass murder: Two children among nine bodies discovered at two crime scenes after 'senseless' killings

01:09 [The Independent] Postcard from... Paris

01:18 [Slashdot] Soulskill: NSA Says They Have VPNs In a 'Vulcan Death Grip'

01:18 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Science Cannot Prove the Existence of God

01:18 [Slate Magazine] Betsy Woodruff: White Noise

01:20 [Big Think] Orion Jones: Land Bridge Gives Animals Right of Way on Roads //

01:20 [Big Think] David Ropeik: Do We Really Live IN Dnagerous Times, or does It Just Feel //

01:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Vt. gov releases details on decision to abandon single-payer health care plan

01:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Canadian police investigating 9 deaths at 3 crime scenes

01:22 [CNN] 8 slain in Edmonton, police say

01:22 [Good] Jeremy Martin: 8 Songs You Better Not Have Missed in 2014 //

01:25 [Voice of America] William Ide: China’s Bold Steps in 2014 Don’t Always Please

01:25 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: ‘This is not a time for half measures’: Sean Hannity demands that House Speaker Boehner step down

01:27 [Reuters] Tensions remain after New York City mayor meets police unions

01:27 [Reuters] Divers set to search for AirAsia wreckage after debris, bodies found

01:30 [Telegraph] Agency: Ban on describing Honey Monster Puffs as 'yummy honey goodness' after rebrand from Sugar Puffs

01:30 [Telegraph] By Our Foreign Staff: HarperCollins omits Israel from school atlas

01:30 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Game of Thrones crowned as ‘most pirated’ show for third-year running

01:31 [The Independent] New Year's Eve 2014: Google bids farewell to the year with top-trending searches Doodle

01:31 [The Independent] New Year's Eve: Netflix offers parents a way of tricking sleepy children into thinking midnight has come and gone

01:32 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Annihilation Of The Middle Class: The Beginning Of The End For Modern America

01:33 [Slate Magazine] Mike Pesca: Give Me Liberty or Give Me … Liberté

01:44 [CNN: Money] Harold & Kumar's favorite goes veggie //

01:45 [Raw Story] Reuters: Proposal to overturn California’s plastic grocery bag ban set to go on the ballot

01:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: POSSIBLE EPIDEMIC? 'Severe' flu season could grip US, CDC doc warns

01:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: ISIS claims to have downed a second aircraft

01:48 [AL JAZEERA] Iraqi forces 'retake Dhuluiyah from ISIL'

01:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Simon McCormack: After Unarmed Killings By Police, Turmoil Persists

01:56 [The Independent] City Link's private equity owner accused of breaking funding offer

01:56 [The Independent] Market Report: FTSE ends 2014 with a sigh

01:56 [The Independent] Black Friday's huge discounts are pointless says Next boss Lord Wolfson

01:56 [The Independent] House prices end year in stable state – but only if you're outside London

01:59 [Campaign For Liberty] ns_admin: Invest in the future! Invest in...government debt?

02:00 [Guardian] Associated Press in Edmonton: ‘Senseless mass murder’ leaves nine people dead in Canada

02:00 [straight] Adrian Mack: Dan Goldberg on outing Eminem in The Interview /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/eminem%20gay.JPG

02:00 [straight] Travis Lupick: Vancouver police end 2014 with a record number of arrests under the Mental Health Act /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ChuRobertsonSEpt6.jpg

02:01 [CNN] Search for AirAsia Flight 8501: Sonar scans sea floor

02:01 [CBC: politics] CBC News: Joe Oliver concerned about a Canada divided over energy

02:02 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Texas Is Not Greece But... Crude Bust Leads To Olive Oil Boom

02:04 [CNN] 43 years in China: Jaime FlorCruz signs off

02:06 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure

02:12 [Unicef] From cocoa field to classroom, in Côte d’Ivoire

02:12 [Unicef] After the tsunami – a Thai fishing village, 10 years on

02:12 [Unicef] In Haiti, a long walk for education

02:13 [straight] Craig Takeuchi: Canada's biggest iceholes of 2014: The Fords, Ghomeshi, Bieber, and (sadly) more /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_23155015.jpg

02:13 [straight] Adrian Mack: Evan Goldberg on outing Eminem in The Interview /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/eminem%20gay.JPG

02:15 [straight] Miranda Nelson: Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods seeks audience with Gregor Robertson /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/GRelectionnight_0.jpg

02:16 [CNN] Korean Air nuts scandal: Ex-executive detained

02:16 [The Hindu - News] T. Karnakar Reddy: Five killed in road accident in Nalgonda

02:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lauren Harris: Breathe: Raising the Voices of Injustice

02:20 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: What Events Kept Countries Awake or Snoozing in 2014? //

02:21 [CNN] Security Council rejects Palestinian statehood

02:21 [straight] Steve Newton: The Who, Mellencamp, Seger, Skynyrd: 2015 looks fine for old-school rock in Vancouver /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/thewho.jpg

02:25 [Deutsche Welle] Merkel criticizes anti-Islam PEGIDA movement in New Year's speech

02:25 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Scolds Sudan for Expulsion of 2 UN Officials

02:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Calderone: How Louisiana Blogger Lamar White, Jr. Landed The Steve Scalise White Supremacist Scoop

02:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.: The 2014 Best and Worst Sex List

02:28 [AL JAZEERA] Thousands protest against Peru labour laws

02:30 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Get a look at this ‘Lovejoy’ comet before its next trip by Earth — in 8,000 years

02:31 [Voice of America] VOA News: Russian Opposition, US, EU Condemn Navalny Brothers’ Verdict

02:32 [zero hedge] Capitalist Exploits: 2014 in the Rear-View Mirror

02:41 [Voice of America] Anush Avetisyan: Educators, Toymakers Aim to Increase Number of Female Builders, Engineers

02:44 [CNN: Money] Hack forced Sony to use old BlackBerrys //

02:47 [Topix Activism News] Putin's Enemies: Justice Or Show Trials?

02:50 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Prison State Of America

02:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TODD STARNES Newsweek hit piece smears Bible, Christians

02:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Police: 2 Boston cops 'kicked, punched and choked' while making arrest - NYC Mayor de Blasio's meeting with NYPD unions ends with 'no resolve' - Report: Gun deaths of officers jump 56 percent - Man tries to run over Pa. police, shot dead

02:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cars buried in salt after wall collapses at storage facility

02:52 [The Hindu - News] AP: Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet

02:55 [The Hindu - News] AP: AirAsia recovery to focus on bodies, black boxes

02:57 [Voice of America] VOA News: Tropical Storm's Floods, Landslides Kill 21 in Philippines

03:01 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 25 Brotherhood members sentenced to life

03:02 [Guardian] Jason N Parkinson: Soup kitchen at former RBS office evicted for second time - video

03:12 [CNN] Scottish woman tests negative for Ebola

03:15 [Deutsche Welle] Nine killed in Canada mass murder

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Ashok Kumar: Advisory for Gurgaon mall, bar owners

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Mohammed Iqbal: High Court stays felling of trees in Vasant Kunj

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Jatin Anand: Capital's urban transport shifts gears in 2014

03:15 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Kejriwal likens his 49-day rule to ‘Ram Rajya’

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Kritika Sharma Sebastian: Tihar inmates to get accounts under Jan Dhan Yojna

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Nadda inspects government hospitals

03:15 [The Hindu - News] Akanksha Jain: Nearly 2 years later, PWD wakes up to NGT order

03:17 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Congress accuses BJP of betraying people living in unauthorised colonies

03:17 [The Hindu - News] PTI: AIIMS doctors launch silent protest over hostel shortage

03:17 [The Hindu - News] Akanksha Jain: Simplified building by-laws in Delhi ready

03:17 [The Hindu - News] Vishal Kant: Factionalism would be dealt with strictly: Amit Shah to BJP workers

03:20 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: China Manufacturing PMI Confirms Contraction, Employment Drops For 14th Month In A Row

03:23 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Celebrating 100 years of a Vedantic cause

03:23 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: 160 North-east cops to join Delhi Police annually

03:23 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: 23 missing children reunited with family

03:23 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Bengaluru blast victim cremated

03:25 [Truthdig] You’re Probably Better Off Being Called ‘African-American’ Than ‘Black’

03:33 [The Hindu - News] P. V. Srividya: Anjetti baby 'transfer': Foster mother’s fears over child

03:33 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: CWC intensifies probe in Anjetti baby 'transfer'

03:33 [Russia Today] RT: PA police shoots suspect dead for resisting arrest over online threats

03:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Dreier: Moms Urge Jeff Foxworthy and Alan Jackson: Don't Support NRA Extremism

03:35 [Voice of America] VOA News: Oscar-winning Actress Rainer Dies at 104

03:35 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: UN Security Council rejects resolution on Palestinian statehood

03:35 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Future of love and sex: monogamy no longer the default, say experts

03:38 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: White Male NYC Teacher Sues Over Discrimination

03:40 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: ‘#OverIt2014′: Fox News’ attempt at a Twitter trend goes as well as you would think

03:43 [The Hindu - News] R. Sairam: Future bleak for differently abled helpline as donor pulls out

03:47 [The Hindu - News] M. K. Ananth: Crime detection is at its best in a decade, say Coimbatore police

03:47 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Special bins help recycle discarded plastic bottles

03:47 [The Hindu - News] R. Sairam: ‘108’ Ambulance gears up to meet emergencies during New Year revelry

03:47 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Activists rescue Asian Koel caught in kite line

03:50 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Japan Is Writing History As A Prime Boom And Bust Case

03:51 [Reuters] Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia wreckage

03:51 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ex-CRPF constable found dead in Kalligudi

03:51 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: “You are proof all is fine with buses”

03:51 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Rs. 23 crore assistance disbursed by Corporation to women

03:57 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: Rep. Scalise should step down from GOP leadership //

03:58 [The Hindu - News] Tiruchi Bureau: Strike enters day three, bus services hit

04:02 [Fin24 News] | IMF policies worsened Ebola, study shows

04:04 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Tiruchi passport office achieves zero pendency

04:04 [Anarchist news] Anonymous: In Rojava: people's war is not class war

04:09 [Russia Today] RT: Salt factory wall collapse, spill bring bad luck on car dealership (PHOTOS)

04:14 [Russia Today] RT: ​Researchers open hunt for ‘stretched out’, deformed exoplanets

04:20 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: The Unpredictable Future And Winning Liberty

04:24 [Russia Today] RT: ​80% whistleblower retaliation claims ignored in biased, ‘Trojan horse’ system

04:33 [Slate Magazine] Alison Griswold: The Year in Uber

04:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FEARING FOR THEIR LIVES Cops shoot, kill man who tried to run them over

04:54 [CNN] Himalaya future is warmer, not brighter

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Raviprasad Kamila,Raghava M.,Anil Kumar Sastry: A year that began and ended with communal tension

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Raghava M.: Soon, Karnataka will have bike, air ambulances

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Raviprasad Kamila: Mangaluru to get SMS alerts under new water billing system

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh Prabhu: Udupi district’s 2014 was disrupted by controversies

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh Prabhu: Udupi CMC to go green in waste processing

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Poovamma hopes government would provide facilities to athletes

05:01 [Guardian] Reuters: Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers and making wine from their blood

05:02 [CNN] Search for AirAsia Flight 8501: Sonar detects wreckage

05:03 [The Hindu - News] AP: Six bodies recovered from AirAsia crash: Official

05:10 [Deutsche Welle] Search continues for AirAsia debris despite bad weather

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Trinamool using 1993 firing as a mere sentiment: BJP

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Won’t allow land ordinance to be implemented in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Like a mirror on the wall

05:17 [The Hindu - News] PTI: BJP membership reaches 10 lakh in West Bengal

05:19 [CNN] Official: Sonar detects AirAsia Flight QZ8501 wreckage

05:20 [Raw Story] Arturo Garcia: Trans teen slams Christian parents in posthumous suicide note: ’My death needs to mean something’

05:20 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Bad weather forces rescuers to suspend search for bodies from AirAsia flight

05:25 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Jewellery shop burgled in Puducherry

05:25 [The Hindu - News] A. V. Ragunathan: Transport employees held in Cuddalore, Villupuram

05:25 [The Hindu - News] S. Prasad: What’s cooking? Residents block road traffic for pattas

05:26 [Reuters] Brent falls towards $57 as demand concerns outweigh supply disruptions

05:26 [Reuters] Palestinian statehood resolution fails at U.N council, U.S. votes against

05:29 [The Hindu - News] Sarabjit Pandher : 128 persons reconverted to Sikhism in Amritsar

05:30 [Raw Story] Uber prepares to use ‘surge pricing’ during New Year’s Eve ride-share rush

05:30 [Raw Story] St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Officials insist Missouri police officer was justified in fatal shooting of Antonio Martin

05:31 [Reuters] Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia wreckage after debris, bodies found

05:34 [Russia Today] RT: ​Year of love: Heart-shaped emoji named ‘word of the year’

05:35 [Disinformation] Marcie Gainer: The Swollen Fox

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Sargotsav ends on a high note

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Jabir Mushthari: Story of the life in flowers

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Jabir Mushthari: Facelift for Kuttichira pond and Mishkal mosque

05:36 [The Hindu - News] AP: South Korean to drop Sony film in North by balloon

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: DLPC meeting on road widening in January

05:36 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Chevayur and Kozhikode in tight fight for top spot

05:38 [Slashdot] Soulskill: The Open-Office Is Destroying the Workplace

05:40 [The Hindu - News] What's your New Year resolution?

05:40 [The Hindu - News] Vinaya Deshpande: Police to crack down on revelry noise

05:44 [Russia Today] RT: Obama vows to use ‘veto pen’ in battle with Congress

05:46 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Spread Guru’s teachings, says Governor

05:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Former Korean Air executive arrested over 'nut rage' incident on board flight

05:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Argentina president 'adopts' young man in accord with Medieval tradition

05:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: ObamaCare fines rising in '15, IRS prepares to collect - IRS restricts how nonprofit hospitals can seek payment from patients

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Thiruvananthapuram lifts overall championship

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Keralotsavam winners to leave for Guwahati tomorrow

05:50 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew: Street vendors left high and dry

05:50 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew and S.R. Praveen: Reporter’s Diary: Tipplers beware

05:52 [AL JAZEERA] 'Coup attempt foiled' in Gambian capital

05:55 [Truthdig] The Devil You Know

05:55 [Raw Story] Medical Daily: CDC declares flu epidemic after disease is blamed for deaths of 15 children

05:57 [Reuters] U.S. sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Kazakhstan for resettlement

05:59 [Reuters: politics] U.S. sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Kazakhstan for resettlement

06:00 [Deutsche Welle] Left Party politicians on anti-Semitism top 10 list

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: VS Achuthanandan seeks cancellation of parole

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: More teeth for Consumer Protection Act

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Veteran film producer T.E. Vasudevan is dead

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Project to foster innovative students

06:01 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kelly Chen: Stephanie Grace: Scalise's Pitch To Duke Supporters Seems Plausible

06:02 [AntiWar] Justin Raimondo: The Sony Hack Fraud

06:03 [Fox News: politics] US releases 5 more Guantanamo Bay prisoners, sends them to Kazakhstan //

06:05 [Telegraph] AFP: Korean Air chief's daughter apologises for 'revenge' message

06:09 [Russia Today] RT: Monarch butterfly may be listed as endangered species after 90% population drop

06:11 [The Hindu - News] Nidhi Surendranath: Police patrol: A time for everything

06:13 [The Hindu - News] G. Krishnakumar: MG varsity mulls online facility for entrepreneurs

06:13 [The Hindu - News] M. P. Praveen: IT@School to offer free entrance coaching

06:13 [The Hindu - News] M. P. Praveen: Government may scale down electronics hub project

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Kochi to be decked up in blue

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Training for bird watchers

06:13 [Voice of America] Mediterranean Countries Flooded by Desperate Migrants

06:15 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Merkel at her peak - again

06:19 [Guardian] Reuters: Five Guantanamo prisoners flown to Kazakhstan for resettlement

06:19 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Retaliate with double force: Parrikar on truce violation

06:23 [Reuters] Public scorn greets LG and Samsung's storm in a washing drum

06:23 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Out With the Red-Light Cameras, In With the Speeding Cameras

06:29 [Voice of America] Russian Opposition Leader Detained for Trying to Join Protest

06:30 [CNN] 51 biggest travel stories of 2014

06:31 [Voice of America] Daniel Schearf: Russian Opposition Leader Detained for Trying to Join Protest

06:33 [Reuters] Mudslides, flash floods kill at least 53 in Philippines

06:34 [The Hindu - News] AP: Gas explosion kills 17 in China

06:36 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Palestinian statehood resolution fails at UNSC

06:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: U.S. Releases 5 Guantanamo Prisoners, Sends Them To Kazakhstan

06:38 [Reuters] Special Report: The mainland's colonization of the Hong Kong economy

06:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] James Fallows: Chickenhawk Nation, Response No. 4: 'Actually, Our Military Keeps Winning'

06:41 [NPR] The Associated Press: Kazakhstan Accepts 5 Long-Held Detainees From Guantanamo

06:45 [Guardian] Michael Safi: AirAsia flight QZ8501: reports that sonar images show fuselage on bottom of Java Sea – rolling report

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: A NEW EPIDEMIC? CDC doctor warns of 'severe' flu season in US

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: LOSS OF FLIGHT 8501 Bodies, wreckage may hold clues to AirAsia disaster

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: BUILDING BOONDOGGLE New probe looms over VA's botched Colo. hospital

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: FEAR FOR THEIR LIVES Cops shoot, kill man who tried to run them over

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: US releases 5 more Gitmo prisoners, sends them to Kazakhstan

06:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: STARNES: Newsweek hit piece smears Bible, Christians

06:52 [CNN] 19 global events worth traveling for in 2015

06:52 [Good] Isis Madrid: Transgender Youth Will Find a Safe Summer Haven at Camp Aranu’tiq //

06:53 [Reuters] Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane

06:55 [Fin24 News] | How to ride the high season tourism wave

06:55 [The Atlantic: National] James Fallows: Chickenhawk Nation, Response No. 4: 'Actually, Our Military Keeps Winning'

07:07 [CNN] U.S. transfers 5 more Guantanamo detainees

07:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shai Baitel: Russia's Adoption Ban Two Years Later

07:09 [Reuters] After 2014's party, investors in U.S. stock market may face a hangover

07:14 [Reuters] Exclusive: CDC to hire lab safety chief after Ebola, bird flu mishaps

07:18 [Telegraph] Agencies: US transfers five Guantanamo detainees to Kazakhstan

07:26 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Security Research At the Hague, Netherlands: Mobile Network and Internet Threats

07:27 [The Hindu - News] AP: Man kills 8 people in Canada before taking own life

07:28 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Transfers 5 Guantanamo Inmates to Kazakhstan

07:35 [Financial Times] AirAsia jet recovery efforts suspended

07:35 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Sri Lankan national arrested in Tamil Nadu

07:35 [Fin24 News] | Credit growth quickens to 9.13%

07:36 [Reuters] Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

07:36 [AL JAZEERA] Bad weather hampers AirAsia recovery mission

07:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: It's Official: Obama Won't Renominate Michael Boggs

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Chennai bus strike called off

07:44 [Guardian] Reuters: AirAsia flight QZ8501: sea bed sonar image believed to be missing plane

07:44 [Telegraph] Peter Dominiczak: Ed Miliband harks back to spirit of '45 in plea to Labour faithful

07:44 [Telegraph] Agency: What your breakfast says about you

07:44 [Telegraph] Laura Donnelly: Warnings over 'conveyor-belt' maternity units

07:44 [Telegraph] Graeme Paton: Many state schools 'more exclusive' than those in private sector, says top headmaster

07:44 [Telegraph] Telegraph Reporters: The big 2014 quiz of the year

07:46 [AL JAZEERA] Korea 'nut rage' executive arrested

07:50 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: 'Large, dark object' spotted on sea bed believed to be missing plane

07:52 [Reuters] U.S. condemns Cuba's 'practice of repressing' after activists detained

07:55 [Russia Today] RT: ​AirAsia tragedy: Victim found in life jacket, fuselage detected by sonar

07:55 [Deutsche Welle] US sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Kazakhstan

08:00 [Russia Today] RT: ‘Cyber warfare may have similar impact on security as nukes’

08:00 [AL JAZEERA] Five more Guantanamo detainees freed

08:06 [Voice of America] VOA News: Bad Weather Complicates Search for AirAsia Victims, Wreckage

08:10 [Guardian] Esther Addley: London New Year’s Eve fireworks made ticket-only for first time

08:10 [Guardian] Guardian staff: 2014: not such a bad year after all

08:10 [Guardian] John Crace: Phil Spencer: Special Agent review – ‘The toilet suite! So niche!’

08:10 [Guardian] George Monbiot: If you found treasure worth thousands would you declare it?

08:10 [The Hindu - News] IANS: Convict in Musharraf assassination attempt case executed

08:10 [CNN] Illness, missed emails save 15 from Flight QZ8501

08:12 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Peter Diamandis: Technology Is Dissolving National Borders

08:16 [Fin24 News] | Telkom still in roaming talks with MTN

08:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: World prepares to ring in 2015 - FOX NEWS POLL: Voters say 2014 was a good year - Read the poll results

08:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Baltimore Ravens head of security charged with fourth-degree sex offense

08:21 [NPR] Doreen McCallister: Toddler Fatally Shoots His Mother At Idaho Wal-Mart

08:25 [Deutsche Welle] Migrant ship Blue Sky M arrives in Italy

08:25 [Topix Activism News] No live opossums to be used during New Year's Eve 'Possum Drop'

08:25 [Topix Activism News] Cuban activists arrested to prevent their attendance at a Havana gathering

08:25 [Topix Activism News] Factory chicken farmer invites activists to see the horrors of his farm

08:26 [Guardian] Stuart Dredge: Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to suggest his personal challenge for 2015

08:28 [Reuters] AirAsia victim with life jacket raises questions about plane's last moments

08:28 [CNN] Wall at factory collapses, leaving cars buried in salt

08:35 [Russia Today] RT: ‘CIA fingerprints’ all over Kiev massacre – Oliver Stone

08:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: Dysfunctional Congress Pictures of the Year

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Church Street blast: one of the injured discharged

08:45 [zero hedge] Gold Standard Institute: Going All-In On a Weak Argument

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Renuka Phadnis: Cab aggregators have their hands full

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: ‘Allow vehicles coming on alternative road to enter airport’

08:48 [Guardian] William Dalrymple: Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms review – illuminating the plight of the Middle East’s minorities

08:49 [Fox News] Fox News Online: WAL-MART TRAGEDY Young mom killed after 2-year-old son grabs gun

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Laiqh A. Khan: Arrange for a driver to drop you home, police advise partygoers

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: Will JD(S) vacate head office?

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Namma Metro trains to run till 1 a.m. today

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: BMTC special buses to run till 2 a.m.

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Renuka Phadnis: Shiradi Ghat closed for repairs from January 2

08:49 [The Hindu - News] Laiqh A. Khan: Fitness remains a popular New Year resolution

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ansari to visit Bengaluru on Monday

09:06 [CNN] CDC: Flu at epidemic level

09:08 [Voice of America] Reuters: Ex-Korean Air Executive Detained in 'Nut Rage' Case

09:08 [Guardian] James Meikle and Denis Campbell: Ambulance services close to breaking point as year’s busiest night approaches

09:08 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: Women's sportswear: the wish list – in pictures

09:08 [Guardian] Daniel Gooding: Families in literature: the Jarndyces in Bleak House by Charles Dickens

09:08 [Guardian] Judith Mackrell: How Shostakovich’s The Bolt changed ballet history

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Vishwa Kundapura: Ragi, Maize procurement centres opened

09:14 [The Hindu - News] Suvojit Bagchi, Soumya Das: Trinamool plans to burn copy of new land policy

09:14 [Guardian] Angela Monaghan: Oil prices fall as China's manufacturing sector shrinks - live

09:14 [Guardian] Graeme Virtue: Sofa, so good: what to watch for a New Year's Eve night in

09:15 [BBC: Technology] How the UK coped with the millennium bug 15 years ago

09:16 [Fin24 News] | Zim slashes mobile tariffs

09:18 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Rep moves to crackdown on VA projects after Colorado hospital boondoggle

09:19 [straight] Miranda Nelson: Does having maintenance sex make me a bad feminist? /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/746px-Dan_Savage_Provided_0.jpg

09:20 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Mehbooba hints at not being averse to BJP

09:20 [Guardian] Justin McCurry in Osaka: Japanese family who tended Briton's grave for 140 years finally learn his identity

09:25 [CNN] 15 killed in Boko Haram raid, Nigerian villagers say

09:25 [CNN] Ravens security director charged with sex offense

09:26 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: Baroness Butler Sloss: Home Office didn't do enough checks on Fiona Woolf

09:26 [Telegraph] Ben Farmer: Google generation US Army cyber warriors may be excused combat training

09:26 [Telegraph] Tom Phillips: The young lives destroyed when Flight QZ8501 plunged into the sea

09:26 [Telegraph] AFP: Mysterious migrant 'ghost ship' arrives in Italy

09:26 [NPR] Jim Zarroli: Sanctions Intensify Russia's Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

09:29 [The Independent] Cargo ship carrying up to 900 migrants was abandoned by crew and programmed to crash

09:29 [Financial Times] UN rejects Palestinian statehood resolution

09:30 [CNN] Sonar may have detected AirAsia Flight QZ8501 wreckage

09:30 [Voice of America] VOA News: Tropical Storm Kills At Least 53 in the Philippines

09:30 [Russia Today] RT: ​Beds are burning: Australia bans solariums due to skin cancer risks

09:30 [Guardian] Sarah Butler: City Link workers brace for redundancy notices

09:32 [Fin24 News] | Weaker rand set to end 2014 on backfoot

09:34 [Fin24 News] | Weaker rand set to end 2014 on back foot

09:35 [Deutsche Welle] Indonesian officials find wreckage believed to be that of AirAsia plane

09:36 [NPR] Elizabeth Blair: Banish 2014's Woes With Our Stand-Up Comedy Picks

09:36 [NPR] NPR Staff: Roxane Gay: 2014 Was The Year Of 'Enough Is Enough'

09:36 [NPR] Alice Fordham: There And Back Again For U.S. Military In Iraq

09:36 [NPR] Maanvi Singh: Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The A-B-Cs

09:36 [NPR] Rob Stein: Potent Powdered Caffeine Raises Safety Worries

09:36 [NPR] Lynn Neary: Vocab-Intensive Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

09:40 [Russia Today] RT: US armored brigade plans in Europe pre-date Ukraine hostilities

09:40 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: Panel of doctors to conduct post-mortem of Isha Mantry’s body

09:55 [The Independent] 'Hero' pilot who landed stricken Virgin Atlantic plane with wheel fault: 'I was just doing my job'

09:55 [The Independent] Katie Hopkins reported to police for 'hate crimes against overweight people' in new TV show

09:55 [The Independent] Brits 'spend £21,000 in their lifetime on New Years resolutions'

10:00 [Russia Today] RT: Bitcoin 2.0: Revolution resumed

10:02 [Reuters] AirAsia victim with life jacket raises new questions about plane's last moments

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Tamil Nadu bus strike called off

10:05 [Deutsche Welle] 'Arctic development will never be linear'

10:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: New Year Honour for hedgehog carer

10:06 [Guardian] Dennis O'Driscoll: The new year’s eve poem: New Year Party

10:10 [Voice of America] Reuters: Italy Presidential Choice Poses Problem for PM Renzi

10:11 [The Hindu - News] Y. MALLIKARJUN: EAMCET exam: Heed Governor's advice, AP tells Telangana

10:14 [Financial Times] China factory explosions kill 17 workers

10:15 [The Hindu - News] N. Rahul: Telangana pays Rs. 350 cr to BHEL for power stations

10:15 [The Hindu - News] M. T. Shiva Kumar: BJP urges State to hike MSP for paddy

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Yunus Y. Lasania: 52,000 unregistered vehicles plying on roads in TS

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: ‘Numaish’ to begin tomorrow

10:19 [CNN] Investigating AirAsia QZ8501: What needs to be done?

10:20 [Telegraph] Reuters: Gambian president returns home after reports of attempted coup

10:22 [Good] Mark Hay: 17 Times Animals Were Smarter, Stronger, and Faster Than High-Tech Weaponry

10:23 [CNN] Italy's coast guard averts migrant ship crash

10:23 [The Independent] Fiona Woolf, lawyer who quit sex abuse inquiry, makes New Year Honours list amid fury

10:23 [The Independent] Shocking video shows moment Russian teenager was wrapped in cling film and suffocated on classroom floor

10:23 [The Independent] Xbox Live and PSN hacks were marketing for Lizard Squad’s new cyber-attack service

10:23 [The Independent] Chinese tiger slaughter tour organiser who killed endangered animals and drank their blood is jailed after police seize footage

10:23 [The Independent] James Corden OBE not received well on Twitter: 'He’s as funny as a dipped chocolate biscuit drifting to the bottom of your tea cup'

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Knighthood for actor John Hurt

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Voice of Babe and Rugrats dies at 51

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Famous faces who died in 2014

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] John Hurt: Profile

10:25 [BBC: Entertainment] Art in 2015: A look ahead

10:29 [The Hindu - News] PTI: No probe into ‘PK’, clarifies Fadnavis

10:33 [Guardian] Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem: US and Israeli intervention led UN to reject Palestinian resolution

10:33 [Guardian] Stuart Dredge: Lizard Squad now helping anyone copy its PlayStation and Xbox attacks

10:33 [BBC: Science & Environment] A science news preview of 2015

10:33 [The Hindu - News] Dinakar Peri : Army won’t brook any ceasefire violations: Parrikar

10:35 [The Hindu - News] T.S. Subramanian: Kudankulam commercial power: SEBs to pay more per unit

10:37 [Guardian] Murdo Macleod for the Guardian: Up Helly Aa Viking procession in Edinburgh – in pictures

10:39 [The Hindu - News] T.S. Subramanian: Kudankulam commercial power: SEBs to pay more per unit

10:44 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Pictures of the day: 31 December 2014

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Laiqh A Khan: More than 300 participate in Chamundi Hill step climbing competition

10:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: A NEW EPIDEMIC? CDC doctor warns 'severe' flu season could grip US

10:47 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia Flight 8501 victims, wreckage

10:49 [BBC: Education] Children 'groomed in every town'

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: Saudi King Abdullah hospitalised

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: Goa govt advertises for posts of SIC

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew: Anti-Conversion Bill a possibility, says Rajnath

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: Panel of doctors to conduct post-mortem of Isha Mantry’s body

10:50 [Reuters] Oil falls below $57, heads for biggest annual drop since 2008

10:50 [CNN] Teen arrested for Hong Kong chalk protest

10:50 [Russia Today] RT: ​‘No more waiting’: Palestine to set date for joining ICC, other intl bodies

10:51 [The Independent] Isis in Syria: Barbarity of 'Islamic State' prison described by survivor held with James Foley

10:51 [The Independent] Second FlyBe plane this month makes emergency landing at Belfast airport

10:53 [Guardian] Keith Stuart: No Man's Sky, Bloodborne, Witcher 3: the games to watch in 2015

10:56 [Deutsche Welle] Venezuela enters recession, inflation sky high

10:59 [Fin24 News] | Five of 2014’s weirdest mobile apps

11:01 [CNN] Report: Saudi King Abdullah in hospital for tests

11:02 [AL JAZEERA] Gambia leader to return after 'coup attempt'

11:03 [New Internationalist] Ten steps towards a better world

11:04 [Voice of America] VOA News: Abandoned Migrant Ship Reaches Italian Coast

11:06 [Deutsche Welle] The reforms that set off a boom

11:06 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Netflix makes New Year come early for tired children

11:06 [Telegraph] Matthew Holehouse: Ebola in Britain: Heathrow testing facility had too few staff, Chief Medical Officer admits

11:06 [Telegraph] Tom Phillips: AirAsia pilot's son 'thinks daddy is still at work'

11:11 [NPR] Steve Inskeep: Waiting For A Break: Obama on 'Strategic Patience' In Foreign Policy

11:13 [CNN] Seema Tomar: The village girl who shot to fame

11:14 [The Hindu - News] AP: 2-year-old U.S. boy accidentally kills mom in Wal-Mart

11:14 [The Hindu - News] ZAHID RAFIQ: Mehbooba hints at not being averse to BJP

11:14 [CNN] Bad weather hinders search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501

11:16 [Deutsche Welle] Israel hails UN rejection of Palestinian statehood proposal

11:16 [The Independent] Road Bike Party 3: Watch incredible footage of a cyclist hitting the dirt in California in Martyn Ashton's latest video

11:16 [The Independent] Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to set him personal challenge for the year

11:16 [The Independent] Christine Cavanaugh dead: Voice of Chuckie from the Rugrats dies, aged 51

11:17 [Slashdot] Soulskill: War Tech the US, Russia, China and India All Want: Hypersonic Weapons

11:19 [Guardian] Press Association: New Year’s Eve weather forecast: mild, largely dry, and probably quite fun

11:19 [Guardian] Patrick Wintour, political editor: Butler-Sloss: victims should not run child abuse inquiry

11:19 [Guardian] Dominic Fifield: Chelsea set to sign Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric for £7m

11:20 [Truthdig] American Bishops Want to Keep Women from Getting Their Tubes Tied

11:20 [Russia Today] RT: Top Russian diplomat says better relations with Georgia possible

11:22 [Voice of America] VOA News: Essebsi Sworn in as Tunisian President

11:24 [AL JAZEERA] Italy rescues migrants from 'drifting ship'

11:25 [Guardian] GrrlScientist: Arise, Sir Martyn: Knighthood for YouTube's Martyn Poliakoff

11:25 [Russia Today] RT: At least 33 killed in terrorist attack in Yemen - report

11:26 [The Hindu - News] AP: Putin’s New Year message to Obama: Looking for equality in ties

11:26 [The Hindu - News] PTI: BSF jawan killed in yet another truce violation by Pakistan

11:26 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew: Anti-conversion Bill a possibility, says Rajnath

11:28 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Vetoes Palestinian Statehood Resolution at UN

11:28 [AL JAZEERA] King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia hospitalised

11:28 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: Divorce laws tell women 'just marry a footballer', says expert

11:28 [Telegraph] Agency: Pub landlady slapped rival over game of dominoes

11:31 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Connaught Place sixth most expensive prime office market in world

11:31 [Guardian] Guardian sport: Brighton appoint Chris Hughton as manager on a three-and-half-year deal

11:31 [Reuters] At least 33 killed in suicide bombing in central Yemen: medics

11:34 [Voice of America] Brian Padden: Sony Hacking Raises South Korean Interest in 'The Interview'

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: At least 33 killed in Yemen suicide bombing

11:35 [Truthdig] Palestinians Prepare Their Next Move as U.N. Security Council Rejects the End of Israeli Occupation

11:35 [CNN] Ex-model tries her hand at design

11:35 [CNN] 139 motorists caught in snow on SoCal mountain pass

11:36 [Fox News: politics] New laws for 2015 ban 'tiger selfies', hike minimum wages //

11:36 [CNN: Money] 21 states raising minimum wage //

11:36 [CNN: Money] Stocks: 4 things to know before the open //

11:36 [CNN: Money] Giant ghost mall will be demolished //

11:37 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Kinshasa's symphony orchestra turns 20

11:41 [The Hindu - News] PTI: President gives nod to Judicial Appointments Commission Bill

11:41 [The Hindu - News] IANS: Tamil film fraternity demands statue for K. Balachander

11:41 [Guardian] Rupert Jones: Halifax and Lloyds offering 34 months of 0% on credit card transfers

11:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: State TV: Saudi King Undergoing Medical Tests in Riyadh Hospital

11:42 [The Independent] Tony Blair denies predicting Ed Miliband defeat next year

11:42 [The Independent] New Year Honours: Tony Blair adviser who helped take Britain to war in Iraq honoured by Queen

11:42 [The Independent] Crew members of burning Norman Atlantic vessel 'may have fled ship before passengers'

11:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: BEHIND THEIR BACKS Report: Mayor's aides told pols to rip NYPD protest

11:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: World prepares to ring in 2015 - New York bans selfies with big cats, and other laws taking effect in 2015 - FOX NEWS POLL: Voters say 2014 was a good year - Read the poll results

11:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: ObamaCare fines rising in '15, IRS prepares to collect

11:46 [Deutsche Welle] 2014 - The deadliest year for Afghan civilians on record

11:46 [NPR] Martha Ann Overland: Weather Hampers AirAsia Search, Sonar May Have Found Parts Of Plane

11:47 [Guardian] Nicky Woolf and J M Giordano in Baltimore County: Serial: the key locations in the murder mystery podcast – in pictures

11:50 [CNN] Deadly suicide blast targets Houthi rebels in Yemen

11:50 [AL JAZEERA] Houthis killed in Yemen suicide bombing

11:51 [Guardian] Rowena Mason and agencies: Criticism of Fiona Woolf damehood unfair, says inquiry predecessor

11:51 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill gets President’s nod

11:52 [Voice of America] VOA News: Suicide Bomber Kills 33 in Yemen

11:53 [Telegraph] Matthew Holehouse: Westminster paedophile inquiry 'may be doomed'

11:53 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Gibraltar "would not thrive economically" if the UK leaves the EU

11:53 [Telegraph] AFP: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah taken to hospital

11:53 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Prince Harry party organiser selling New Year fireworks tickets for 15 times face value

11:53 [Telegraph] Peter Dominiczak: Tony Blair forced to insist he backs Ed Miliband

11:53 [Reuters] Oil falls toward $56, heads for biggest annual drop since 2008

11:55 [The Hindu - News] IANS: Lakhvi challenges judicial remand

11:57 [Guardian] Patrick Wintour and Rowena Mason: Tony Blair denies report saying Ed Miliband can’t win 2015 election

11:57 [Guardian] Tom Jenkins: Tom Jenkins’s best sports photos of 2014 – in pictures

11:57 [Guardian] Stuart Dredge: Study claims more than 80% of 'dark net' traffic is to child abuse sites

12:01 [The Hindu - News] PTI: J&K government formation: BJP awaits ‘formal initiation of dialogue with PDP’

12:03 [Guardian] Patrick Kingsley in Cairo: Al-Jazeera three in Cairo court for appeal hearing

12:04 [Mother Jones] Mark Murrmann: The Biggest News Stories of 2014, in Photos /files/AP64471507964_1.jpg

12:04 [Slate Magazine] Emily Yoffe: Baggage Restrictions

12:05 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Azam Khan says Godse can be bestowed with Bharat Ratna

12:06 [Russia Today] RT: 2014 in review: The wow and weird moments in business

12:06 [CNN: Money] How to invest like a billionaire //

12:07 [Guardian] Kevin Rushby: London’s first Russian bath house: full steam ahead at Banya No 1

12:07 [Guardian] Zoe Williams: I’ll drink to landlord freedom and pubs staying in business

12:07 [Fin24 News] | Zuma's words of wisdom for 2015

12:07 [The Independent] Four killed in bus crash in Germany

12:07 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: Pilot's son 'thinks daddy is still at work'

12:12 [The Hindu - News] When women defined 2014

12:13 [Financial Times] China imposes record fines on polluters

12:16 [Russia Today] RT: ​US lifts 40-year ban on oil exports

12:17 [Telegraph] Reuters: Yemen suicide bomber kills 33 celebrating Prophet Mohammed's birthday

12:17 [Telegraph] Agency: Christmas Day robbery victim dies in hospital

12:17 [Telegraph] Agency: Missing cat Garfield reunited with owner after being lost for 7 years

12:17 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: New Year 2015 in pictures: Fireworks and celebrations around the world

12:18 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Keaton: 'Birdman may be my favourite'

12:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] Conor Friedersdorf: The NYPD's Insubordination–And Why the Right Should Oppose It

12:21 [Russia Today] RT: Banned in Banda Aceh: New Year celebrations forbidden by fatwa in Indonesian city

12:22 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Kei Perenna replaces Facebook co-founder Moskovitz as world’s youngest billionaire

12:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: This star doesn't age

12:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Instagram hot spots

12:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Taryn Manning looking rough

12:22 [Fox News] Fox News Online: World's coolest distilleries

12:23 [Guardian] Rabia Chaudry in Baltimore: Is there still a case against Serial's Adnan Syed after Jay Wilds' interview?

12:27 [CNN] Photos celebrate South Africa's eccentric cyclists

12:29 [Guardian] Guardian readers: New year, new start: what are your hopes for 2015?

12:30 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash - Live: Bodies wearing lifejackets spotted as plane seen 'at bottom of the sea'

12:30 [The Independent] 2014 in pictures: The 100 best images that shaped our vision of Britain this year

12:30 [The Independent] Nicki Minaj offers her version of feminism: 'If you got a big ol' butt? Shake it! Who cares?'

12:31 [Deutsche Welle] Dozens killed in Yemen suicide attack on Shiite rebels

12:33 [Guardian] Luke Harding: Pussy Riot activist arrested after pro-Alexei Navalny protests in Moscow

12:34 [Reuters] Greece formally dissolves parliament ahead of election

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: ‘AirAsia Flight QZ8501 likely intact when it hit water’

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Alok Deshpande: No probe into ‘PK’, clarifies Fadnavis

12:36 [Voice of America] VOA News: Gambian President Returns After Apparent Coup Attempt

12:39 [Guardian] Rabia Chaudry in Baltimore: Is there still a case against Serial's Adnan Syed after Jay Wilds' interview?

12:39 [Guardian] Stuart Dredge: Moms With Apps aims to direct parents to responsible apps for kids

12:39 [Guardian] Aditya Chakrabortty: Heroes of 2014: the Focus E15 Mothers

12:44 [AL JAZEERA] Gambia leader returns after 'coup attempt'

12:45 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Duke of Wellington dies, aged 99

12:45 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: My £35 little red dress saved my life, says crash victim

12:45 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Author injured when theatre collapsed slams decision not to prosecute

12:45 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: Watch: Auckland celebrates New Year's Eve with fireworks at Sky Tower

12:45 [CNN: Money] Banned! 8 things you won't find in China //

12:45 [Guardian] Associated Press: Mass murder in Edmonton, Canada, leaves nine dead

12:46 [CNN] Predicting the flu so you can avoid it

12:46 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Kamal Haasan pays tributes to K. Balachander

12:46 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew: Sree Narayana Guru is on par with Kabir: Rajnath

12:47 [BBC: Technology] Nasa to hack 'amnesiac' Mars rover

12:51 [Russia Today] RT: ‘Navalny case halo effect: Kremlin critics are automatically innocent for the West’

12:51 [CNN] GOP leadership stands by Scalise

12:51 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nasa to hack 'amnesiac' Mars rover

12:54 [The Independent] Pet llama escapes home and goes on the run in Greater Manchester

12:54 [The Independent] Dark net used almost entirely for paedophilia sites, according to new study

12:54 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501: 8 theories that could explain the crash

12:55 [Guardian] Ben Child: Ryan Gosling's Lost River cut adrift to VOD

12:55 [Guardian] Ben Child: The Lego Movie block-busts UK box office in 2014

12:56 [Deutsche Welle] Asia to face 'significant economic challenges' in 2015

12:56 [Russia Today] RT: Ebola nurse cleared to fly by Heathrow, screening procedure slammed

12:57 [Topix Activism News] South Korean activist to drop 100,000 copies of 'The Interview' in North Korea using balloons

12:59 [BBC: Also in the news] Putin inspires fashion label

13:01 [Russia Today] RT: Attempts to isolate Russia have been thwarted – senator

13:01 [CNN] Magnesium, the invisible deficiency that hurts health

13:01 [The Nation] Rafia Zakaria: ISIS Wants You to Share This

13:01 [The Nation] James Carden: More Sanctions for Russia, More Military Aid for Kiev Will Undermine the Fragile Cease-fire

13:01 [The Nation] John Nichols: Zephyr Teachout, Hands Up United and John Oliver Made Our 2014 Progressive Honor Roll. Who Else Made the List?

13:01 [The Nation] Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto: Puzzle No. 3349

13:01 [The Nation] Our Readers: Letters

13:01 [The Nation] Arthur Sze: Salt Song

13:01 [The Nation] Stuart Klawans: Paul Thomas Anderson, Director of Depravity

13:01 [The Nation] Katrina Forrester: Liberalism Doesn’t Start With Liberty

13:01 [The Nation] Marina Harss: Dancing With Shiva

13:01 [The Nation] Rebecca Solnit: Why Climate Change Is Not Inevitable

13:01 [The Nation] Alex S. Vitale: 5 Books: Who Polices the Police?

13:01 [The Nation] Patricia J. Williams: Social Movements Didn’t Kill the NYPD Officers. A Man With Untreated Mental Illness and a Gun Did.

13:01 [The Nation] Eric Alterman: A Great Newspaper’s Shame

13:01 [The Nation] Calvin Trillin: Sony: No Surprise

13:01 [The Nation] Alex S. Vitale: What Does It Mean to Be Anti-Police?

13:01 [The Nation] The Editors: Stop Blaming Protests for Police Killings

13:01 [The Nation] Lizzy Ratner: ‘The Story of Hurry’—a Children’s Book that Brings Gaza to Life

13:01 [The Nation] Victoria Law: It’s Time to Bring Domestic Violence Survivors Like Barbara Sheehan Home From Prison

13:01 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: U.S. Transfers Five Guantanamo Detainees To Kazakhstan

13:03 [The Hindu - News] PTI: CBI questions businessman in Saradha case

13:03 [The Hindu - News] T. V. Sivanandan: Jewargi farmers on indefinite ‘dharna’ demanding compensation for lost crops

13:03 [The Hindu - News] S. Bhuvaneshwari: Police tightens security arrangements in Tumkuru

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Raghava M.: Endosulfan victim families asked to form a society

13:03 [The Hindu - News] S. Bhuvaneshwari: Student drowns while swimming

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Vishwa Kundapura: 500 people expected at literary meet

13:03 [BBC: Entertainment] McCartney: Beatles course ridiculous

13:05 [CNN] Fire rescuers pluck 139 motorists from SoCal snow

13:06 [Deutsche Welle] China's top train makers merge, eye global market

13:07 [The Hindu - News] Girish Pattanashetti: After utsav: main stage venue cleaned up

13:09 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: New Year's Eve 2014: live

13:11 [The Hindu - News] Shoumojit Banerjee: Brothers kill mother at occultist’s behest in Maharashtra

13:18 [Guardian] Angela Monaghan: Oil prices on course for biggest annual drop since 2008 - live

13:18 [Guardian] Press Association: Man dies after being robbed at home in Sheffield on Christmas Day

13:18 [Guardian] Helen Lewis: Context collapse, performance piety and civil inattention – the web concepts you need to understand in 2015

13:18 [The Independent] Baby girl 'starves to death' in car as parents visit American buffet restaurant

13:18 [The Independent] Ebola in the UK: Risk of catching virus remains 'very low', say health officials

13:21 [Deutsche Welle] Bad weather hinders search for AirAsia victims, debris

13:22 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Futures Up In Light Volume On Renewed ECB QE Hopes As Crude Slides Again

13:22 [Guardian] Sarah Butler: City Link workers brace for redundancy notices despite rumours of potential buyer

13:22 [Reuters] Oil falls below $56, heads for biggest annual drop since 2008

13:24 [The Atlantic: Politics] David A. Graham: An Optimist's Guide to 2015 Politics

13:26 [Financial Times] Moscow moves to prop up Gazprombank

13:28 [Guardian] Ben Quinn: Pilot hailed for Gatwick emergency landing says he was just doing his job

13:28 [Voice of America] Reuters: Merkel Ally: Euro Zone no Longer Obliged to Rescue Greece

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Prakash Kamat: Goa dazzles ahead of New Year celebrations

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: Revanna asks Shivakumar to step down as chief of house panel

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ugrappa accuse BJP of misusing CBI

13:29 [The Atlantic: Technology] Adrienne LaFrance: Getting Animals Drunk for Science

13:31 [Deutsche Welle] Four perish and one arrested after migrant cargo ship lands in Italy

13:31 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Bad weather hampers recovery of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims, wreckage

13:31 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Conviction of Putin foe sets off protest in Moscow

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Bengaluru Today: January 1

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Ravikumar Naraboli Yadgir: NIA official had visited Yadgir in Sept, says SP

13:34 [Guardian] Jonathan Kaiman in Beijing: Storm brings halt to AirAsia search operation

13:34 [Guardian] Press Association: Photojournalist criticises police after being arrested as he used drone

13:35 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: Revellers without a ticket told to stay away from London New Year's Eve fireworks

13:35 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: AirAsia: Uniformed flight attendant and passenger with life jacket found among bodies

13:36 [Disinformation] LukeRudkowski: How To Be A Journalist

13:36 [Russia Today] RT: 2014 as we saw it: Top 10 NEWS videos of the year

13:36 [Russia Today] RT: Protesting across the globe: What took people to the streets in 2014

13:38 [Guardian] Alex Hern: Apple Pay on the way: why we may start shopping differently in 2015

13:38 [Guardian] Melissa Petro: I used to get embarrassingly drunk on New Year's Eve. Then I quit drinking at all

13:38 [Reuters] Iran says new U.S. sanctions violate spirit of nuclear talks

13:38 [AL JAZEERA] New Tunisia president pledges reconciliation

13:39 [CNN: Politics] Whip lashed, recovers with Boehner backing

13:39 [CNN: Politics] Do you hear the Clinton echo?

13:39 [CNN: Politics] GOP leaders stands by Scalise after White supremacist speech

13:42 [CNN: Politics] Can you hear the Clinton echo?

13:42 [CNN: Politics] Watch: Clinton steal page from Bill's political playbook

13:44 [Guardian] Press Association: Police watchdog investigates after suspect’s death in custody

13:44 [Guardian] Phil Hoad: Transformers 4 – machine-tooled for domination: 2014 global box office in review

13:44 [Guardian] Jill Treanor: City of London bankers paid an average of £1.3m, data shows

13:44 [CNN: Technology] Resolve to hit 'delete' in 2015

13:46 [The Independent] The year we said goodbye to Peaches Geldof, Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman

13:46 [The Independent] Vimeo, Github and more of the world's biggest websites blocked as anti-Isis measure in India

13:46 [The Independent] Salt factory wall collapses dumping tonnes of condiment on cars

13:46 [The Independent] Wintry weather wreaks havoc in Greece

13:46 [The Independent] 2014 in review: The year according to Fox News

13:46 [The Independent] The man who wants to bring Putin down: Who is Alexei Navalny and why is the Kremlin so scared of him?

13:46 [The Independent] New Year Eve's 2014 Live: The most spectacular celebrations from around the world

13:46 [CNN] Deadly blast targets Houthi rebels in Yemen

13:46 [CNN: Politics] Watch: Hillary steals page from Bill's political playbook

13:47 [The Hindu - News] S. M. UMAIR: Searching for eternal bliss

13:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Protesters detained after rally near Moscow's Red Square

13:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jillian Berman: Meet Four Working Moms Who Fought For Higher Wages In 2014

13:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: 'I Never Thought I'd Be Able To Give My Son His Own Bedroom': Working Poor Saw Hope In 2014

13:53 [BBC: Entertainment] The year of the debut chart smash

13:53 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Patricia Grogg: Thaw with U.S. Finds Transformed Civil Society in Cuba

13:53 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Amantha Perera: Sri Lanka Still in Search of a Comprehensive Disaster Management Plan

13:57 [The Hindu - News] RAJESHWARI RAMACHANDRAN: Patting pets

13:57 [CNN: Health] CDC: Flu at epidemic level

13:57 [CNN: Health] Are you a heavy drinker?

13:57 [CNN: Health] Ebola patient moved from Scotland to London; 2 more possible cases

13:57 [CNN: Health] Magnesium deficiency may have you feeling tired

13:57 [CNN: Health] Are you a heavy drinker? You'd be surprised

13:57 [CNN: Health] Opinion: A New Year's resolution for the workplace

13:58 [CNN] Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 slowed by weather

13:59 [Telegraph] Claire Cohen: Fiona Woolf deserves her damehood. But there's nothing 'sweet' about it

13:59 [Telegraph] Rosa Silverman: London New Year's Eve fireworks: Revellers without a ticket told to stay away

13:59 [Telegraph] Robert Foyle Hunwick: What are 'Old Beijing Snacks'?

13:59 [Telegraph] Robert Foyle Hunwick: Is traditional Chinese food under threat as its greatest champion dies?

13:59 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: Ebola: British nurse was deemed 'safe' but review needed

13:59 [Telegraph] Agency: Katie Hopkins investigated by police over 'little sweaty jocks' Ebola outburst on Twitter

13:59 [Telegraph] Dan Hodges: Prime Minister Ed McMiliband? It's pure fantasy

14:02 [CNN: Money] Russia slashing vodka prices //

14:03 [Fox News: politics] Eric Boehm: State, local governments face massive, growing budget gaps in 2015 and beyond //

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Training on mental health

14:03 [The Hindu - News] AMAN DUA: Wellness: Bliss with motherhood

14:05 [World Policy Institute] admin: Burma: The War Goes On

14:05 [CNN] Play-Doh will exchange phallic-shaped toy

14:06 [CNN: Travel] 19 events worth traveling for in 2015

14:06 [CNN: Travel] 51 biggest travel stories of 2014

14:06 [CNN: Travel] Beautiful photos of deserted London

14:06 [CNN: Travel] Investigating AirAsia QZ8501: What needs to be done?

14:06 [Russia Today] RT: ‘Caught in dragnet’: Innocent charities lose millions due to anti-terror laws

14:06 [AL JAZEERA] Dozens killed in Burundi-DRC border clashes

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Literature for children

14:07 [The Hindu - News] ZIYA US SALAM: The chilling side of winter

14:10 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Frontrunning: December 31

14:10 [Guardian] Reuters: Four migrants found dead on cargo ship in Italy

14:10 [Guardian] Press Association: Eighth Duke of Wellington dies just six months before bicentenary of Waterloo

14:10 [Guardian] Anne Perkins: Ebola can only be beaten by tackling poverty in Africa

14:10 [CNN] More homestate Dems defend GOP whip Scalise

14:10 [AL JAZEERA] Bodies recovered from AirAsia crash site

14:11 [BBC: Health] Covering Ebola from the frontline

14:11 [CNN: Living] Play-Doh will exchange penis-shaped toy

14:13 [The Hindu - News] ANJANA RAJAN: Table for Two: Glamour at ground zero

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: Swachh Bharat goes hi-tech, govt to track toilet use in real-time

14:13 [The Hindu - News] Shake it, stir it, have it…

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Stream this, binge that starting in January

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Voice of 'Babe,' 'Rugrats,' dies

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Giada De Laurentiis to divorce

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Luise Rainer, back-to-back Oscar winner, dead at 104

14:14 [CNN: Entertainment] One Direction, George Strait tops in 2014 tours

14:14 [CNN: Money] Why some homeowners don't refinance //

14:15 [CNN: Crime] North Korea did it: FBI not budging on Sony hack culprit //

14:15 [CNN: Crime] Group: Officer deaths by firearms up; ambush attacks increase //

14:16 [AL JAZEERA] Many killed in Burundi-DRC border clashes

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Hormones that affect weight

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Obama adviser Gruber admitted ObamaCare might not be affordable

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: UAW teachers branch joins boycott of Israel

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: State, local governments face growing budget gaps in 2015 and beyond

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Rep moves to crack down on VA projects after Colorado hospital boondoggle

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Doubts on N. Korea claim? FBI briefed on theory Sony hack was inside job - VIDEO: New theory on identity of Sony hackers - Activist plans to launch 'Interview' DVDs into N. Korea

14:17 [Fox News] Fox News Online: MORE GITMO RELEASES US sends 5 men held for 12 years to Kazakhstan

14:17 [The Hindu - News] A. SHRIKUMAR: Talking Science the easy way

14:17 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: Swachh Bharat goes hi-tech, govt to track toilet use with tablets

14:20 [Guardian] Julian Borger: A nuclear deal with Iran would mean a less volatile world

14:20 [Fin24 News] | JSE Top-40 ends flat, adds 6% in 2014

14:21 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Doppler Radar Used By Police To Determine Home Occupancy

14:24 [The Hindu - News] Shoumojit Banerjee : Dalai Lama for strong Sino-Indian ties

14:24 [The Hindu - News] SOMA BASU: Making a difference: Yes, You Can

14:24 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: Swachh Bharat goes hi-tech, govt to track toilet use with iPads

14:24 [] andrea: IMF Austerity Helped Fuel Ebola Crisis: Researchers

14:26 [Guardian] Jill Treanor: Senior City bankers paid an average of £1.3m, data shows

14:27 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: Cuban Authorities Detain Artist, Dissidents, Thwarting Performance

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Ramnath Subbu: Ruble slide to benefit Indian diamond trade

14:29 [The Atlantic: International] Noah Gordon: 'Castro Is Not a Communist or a Dupe'

14:30 [CNN: Travel] A peek at deserted London

14:30 [CNN: Politics] More homestate Dems defend GOP whip Scalise

14:31 [Disinformation] Good German: Malaysian Christmas and the Backdrop of Allah

14:32 [Guardian] Michael White: How has Bismarck escaped most of the blame for the first world war?

14:34 [Voice of America] Reuters: Oil Falls Below $56, Heads for Biggest Annual Drop Since 2008

14:34 [CNN] AirAsia flight: How it compares to Air France 447 crash

14:34 [CNN] Don't turn your back on these children (Opinion)

14:36 [The Independent] Katie Hopkins 'racist' Glasgow Ebola tweet examined by police

14:36 [The Independent] Licensed BBC drone operator arrested by 'dangerous and idiotic' police officers while filming near Gatwick

14:36 [The Independent] Park Sang-hak: The man trying to liberate North Korea using balloons

14:36 [Financial Times] Russia takes steps to prop up Gazprombank

14:38 [CNN: Crime] Ravens security director charged with sex offense //

14:38 [CNN: Crime] Group: Officers killed up more than 50% //

14:38 [The Hindu - News] PTI: LPG consumers to get cash subsidy in bank A/Cs from Thursday

14:39 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims rise more than expected last week

14:39 [Reuters] Russia's Putin praises Crimea's 'return home'

14:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eline Gordts: Russia's Putin Sends New Year's Message To Obama

14:40 [The Hindu - News] V. V. Subrahmanyam: Upbeat about yoga

14:40 [The Hindu - News] PRABALIKA M. BORAH: Let’s show our humane side

14:40 [Raw Story] Stuart Dredge, The Observer: Study claims more than 80% of ‘dark net’ traffic is to child abuse sites

14:44 [The Hindu - News] V. V. Subrahmanyam: Steady climb

14:46 [CNN: Money] Scenes from the death of an American mall //

14:46 [The Hindu - News] Audio launch of 'I' in Telugu: A quiet affair

14:46 [Russia Today] RT: Police dismantle soup kitchen for London homeless, evict activists

14:47 [Telegraph] Tom Whitehead: Woman held on terror offences after returning from Syria

14:47 [Telegraph] Rachel Halliwell: Conveyor-belt maternity units: 'I was told to go home 6 hours after giving birth'

14:47 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: Watch: Sydney New Year fireworks in full

14:48 [Guardian] Daffydd Bynon: Sport picture of the day: caked with the cold soup

14:48 [Guardian] Jo Blason: Photo highlights of the day

14:50 [Slate Magazine] Slate’s Best Photo Illustrations of 2014

14:50 [Raw Story] Stuart Dredge, The Observer: Lizard Squad now helping anyone copy its PlayStation and Xbox attacks

14:50 [Raw Story] Lanre Bakare, The Guardian: Rapper Nicki Minaj: Eric Garner death sickening but hip-hop has less power to fight back

14:51 [Deutsche Welle] Greece's parliament formally dissolved, January election called

14:51 [Fox News: politics] US denies proposing swap with Iran for former Marine //

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: VA faces new congressional crackdown

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Bad weather hampers recovery of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims, wreckage - A look at some of the victims lost on Flight 8501

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Doubts on N. Korea claim? FBI briefed on theory Sony hack was inside job - Activist plans to launch 'Interview' DVDs into N. Korea

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'Housewife' arrested... again

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Best place to try whiskey

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Duggars out, Bates in?

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Most popular selfie hot spots

14:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Taryn looks worse for wear

14:54 [The Hindu - News] TEAM METROPLUS: Five things to look forward to

14:55 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims rise, but labor market still strengthening

14:56 [Russia Today] RT: What’s behind BBC’s decision to postpone ‘Reinventing the Royals’ documentary?

14:56 [The Hindu - News] AP: World rings in 2015 with beach parties, fireworks

14:58 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Saudi King Abdullah Hospitalization Sends Stocks Tumbling But It's Oil That Is Suddenly Paying Attention

14:58 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Initial Jobless Claims Rise 17k, End 2014 At Same Level As In July

14:58 [zero hedge] Pivotfarm: OIL breaks support level, US changing the rules on exports

15:00 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501: Radar data shows 'unbelievably steep climb' before crash

15:01 [Russia Today] RT: ​AirAsia tragedy: Fuselage detected by sonar

15:02 [Guardian] Stuart James: Swansea refuse to rule out selling Wilfried Bony in January window

15:02 [Guardian] Steven Bloor: A year of sporting selfies – in pictures

15:05 [The Hindu - News] ALLAN MOSES RODRICKS: Playing it his way

15:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Girl drowns, youth missing in sea near Kovalam

15:05 [CNN] Legends we lost in 2014: Portuguese football legend Eusebio

15:05 [CNN] Ben Carson on Sony: 'I am proud of the president'

15:05 [CNN] Legends we lost in 2014, by Christiane Amanpour

15:05 [CNN] People we lost in 2014: Phil Everly, musician

15:05 [CNN] People we lost in 2014: Joe Cocker, rock legend

15:05 [CNN: Crime] Could lawsuits make football obsolete? //

15:05 [CNN: Crime] Car hits man, driver keeps going //

15:05 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: First same-sex weddings in Scotland held at midnight

15:05 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Sydney spectacular to set off global New Year celebrations

15:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Timothy Karr: Four Pivotal Internet Issues as the Year Turns 2015

15:08 [CBC: politics] CBC News: CBC year in review: the 14 most-read stories of 2014

15:10 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Crude Carnage Resumes: WTI $52 Handle - New Cycle Lows, Here's Why

15:10 [Raw Story] Reuters: US sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Kazakhstan for resettlement

15:10 [Raw Story] Reuters: CDC to hire lab safety chief after Ebola, bird flu mishaps

15:10 [Raw Story] Reuters: Baby found starved to death in Florida, parents charged with murder: police

15:10 [Raw Story] David Edwards: Fox host: We don’t need smog rules because ‘whatever happened with acid rain?’ (Spoiler: Laws worked)

15:11 [Deutsche Welle] Lithuanian finance minister: 'We need the euro'

15:12 [Voice of America] VOA News: Greece Dissolves Parliament, Sets Date for Pivotal Elections

15:13 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Conn Hallinan: Conn Hallinan’s 2014 “Are You Serious?” Awards

15:14 [Guardian] Guardian writers: Transfer window: Premier League club-by-club guide

15:14 [Guardian] Jonathan Freedland: Heroes of 2014: Reuven ‘Ruvi’ Rivlin, president of Israel

15:15 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Swachh Bharat goes hi-tech, govt to track toilet use with iPads

15:15 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 4 Pakistan Rangers killed as BSF retaliates to truce violation

15:15 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: AirAsia: What do we know so far?

15:15 [Telegraph] Robert Mendick: Ebola in UK: Officials accused of cost-cutting in sending sick nurse home

15:15 [Raw Story] Reuters: Police kill Pennsylvania man as he tried to run down officers

15:15 [Raw Story] Reuters: Wolf killed by hunters in Utah may have been famed Grand Canyon wanderer ‘Echo’

15:17 [The Hindu - News] PTI: 4 Pakistan Rangers killed as BSF responds to truce violation

15:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Lohr: Kim Williams, Wife In Texas DA Murder Case, Sentenced To 40 Years

15:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Goldberg: House Republicans Move To Contain Fallout From Scalise, Grimm Controversies - The Washington Post

15:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lloyd I. Sederer, MD: A Most Violent Year

15:20 [CNN: Politics] Conservative hero Ben Carson on Sony: 'I am proud of the president'

15:20 [Guardian] Kate Wilkinson: Carol Ann Duffy: a great public poet who deserves her public honour

15:20 [AL JAZEERA] Greece dissolves parliament for January vote

15:22 [Slashdot] Soulskill: FBI Monitoring Hacking Targets For Retaliation

15:23 [The Hindu - News] ZAHID RAFIQ: Mehbooba hints at ties with BJP

15:24 [Guardian] Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent: Northern Ireland gay marriage ban will see legal challenge in 2015 – Amnesty

15:25 [The Independent] Israel not included in HarperCollins map used by children in Middle East

15:25 [The Independent] Watch a cheetah use a GoPro Camera as a chew toy in the Serengeti

15:25 [Raw Story] The Conversation: Our knowledge of human anatomy has advanced a lot in 500 years — but not as much as you think

15:28 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: 50-Year NYSE Veteran Art Cashin Unleashes New Year's Poem - From ISIS To The Ice Bucket Challenge

15:29 [The Hindu - News] PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY: Strut your style in 2015

15:30 [Guardian] Press Association: Woman arrested at Luton airport on suspicion of terror offences

15:30 [Guardian] Tania Branigan in Beijing: First women to benefit from new Chinese laws on domestic violence

15:33 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ascendas Trust to invest Rs. 600 cr in Paranjape SEZ project

15:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Doug Bandow: President Right to Normalize Relations With Cuba: Best Hope for Ending Repressive Regime

15:36 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Top 10 UFO Videos of 2014

15:38 [Reuters] U.S.-led forces launch 10 air strikes in Syria, Iraq

15:40 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "Non-Political" Draghi Demands Full Federalization Of Europe

15:40 [Guardian] Press Association: Jonjo Shelvey to serve four-match ban after Swansea decline elbowing appeal

15:41 [Financial Times] Saudi King Abdullah admitted to hospital

15:42 [Telegraph] Harriet Alexander: How has the Ebola outbreak spread around the world?

15:45 [Raw Story] The Conversation: From flaming artichokes to Papal spectacles — a history of fireworks in the West

15:45 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: Gun-loving ‘cop watchers’ wish more officers were murdered with a shotgun blast to the head

15:45 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Gay-hating Duggars have a lesbian in their family — and she think’s they’re crazy

15:46 [CNN: Money] Higher minimum wage will change his life //

15:46 [CNN: Money] What to know about the markets today //

15:46 [Deutsche Welle] German engineers shot dead in Nigeria, according to reports

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: RECOVERY STALLED Storms delay efforts to retrieve AirAsia jet, bodies

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: CDC doctor warns 'severe' flu season could grip US

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'Price' guy gets confused

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Must try champagne cocktails

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Voice of Babe dies at 51

15:48 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Biggest airline fails of 2014

15:50 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau : Modi govt blocks 32 websites

15:50 [The Independent] Woman, 25, arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences at Luton airport

15:50 [The Independent] Sony hackers are threatening more companies, FBI says

15:50 [The Independent] Watch Australia and New Zealand celebrate 2015 with spectacular fireworks

15:50 [The Independent] House prices rise sharply in London and the South East, with smaller rises in the rest of the country

15:50 [The Independent] Grooming and sexual abuse of young people not confined to 'gritty northern towns,' says charity

15:50 [Slate Magazine] Julia Turner: The Culture Gabfest “New Theme Song” Edition

15:50 [Guardian] Press Association: Katie Hopkins’ Ebola tweets investigated by police

15:50 [Guardian] Sean Ingle: Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: I’m not going to world championships to be a tourist

15:52 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau : Modi govt. blocks 32 websites

15:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alaska Dispatch News: Alaska's former U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel to lead marijuana business

15:54 [Reuters] First bodies from crashed AirAsia plane arrive in Indonesian city

15:55 [Voice of America] Ayaz Gul: Defense Attorneys Challenge Arrest of Mumbai Attacks Suspect

15:56 [The Atlantic: National] Matt Ford: The Benefits of Fewer NYPD Arrests

15:56 [Guardian] Anna Tims: Modern mansions – in pictures

15:58 [zero hedge] GoldCore: Diversify With “Physical Precious Metals Stored Outside The U.S.” – Faber

16:00 [The Hindu - News] Anita Joshua : Congress not to back land ordinance

16:00 [The Hindu - News] Sumit Bhattacharjee: Winking at ban, belt shops flourish

16:01 [Deutsche Welle] Death of transgender teen sparks debate online

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Will HSL bag submarine project?

16:02 [CNN: Money] Meet the Eurozone's newest member //

16:04 [Reuters] Russia's Putin praises Crimea's 'return home' in New Year address

16:05 [Slate Magazine] Laura Hudson: Video Game Club 2014

16:06 [Telegraph] Agency: Tourist board promotes trips to Wales... using image of the Lake District

16:06 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: New capital to increase demand for steel, says RINL CMD

16:07 [Voice of America] VOA News: US Unemployment Claims Rise

16:07 [Guardian] Naomi McAuliffe: This was the year sexist language declined and fell (and moved online)

16:09 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Pew Survey: Tech Increases Productivity, But Also Time Spent Working

16:10 [Truthout] How 13 Complaints Against McDonald's Could Help Millions Unionize

16:11 [CNN: Money] How to keep Russians calm: Vodka price cut //

16:13 [Guardian] Elena Cresci: From #BringBackOurGirls to #AlexfromTarget: 2014 in hashtags

16:14 [Reuters] At least 23 killed in Yemen suicide bombing: state news agency

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: K-Pop stars: Sony steals!

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Giada gets boozy with Bobby

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Rebels: Yemen suicide bombing kills at least 24

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: US denies proposing swap with Iran for former Marine

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Wal-Mart tragedy: Young mom killed after 2-year-old son grabs gun - Edmonton police: Man kills 8, commits suicide

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'NO COST CONTROLS' Gruber admits ObamaCare might not be affordable

16:15 [Fox News] Fox News Online: SHRINKING GITMO: Obama ships out 5 more prisoners, eyes camp closure

16:15 [The Independent] Unreleased Xbox games could be leaked after hack

16:15 [The Independent] Man questioned over murder after woman, 60, dies from stab wounds in Stockport

16:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Chicago PMI MIsses, Drops To 5-Month Lows

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 31, 2014

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Pope Francis Calls for Action on Climate Change & Capitalism as Planet is "Exploited by Human Greed"

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: "The Great Reformer": Pope Francis Biographer on How Pontiff Became Star Diplomat & Voice for Change

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: At End of Warmest Year on Record, "Alternative Nobel" Winner Bill McKibben Urges Action on Climate

16:17 [Voice of America] AirAsia Flight 8501 Search - Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

16:19 [Guardian] Anne Penketh in Paris: French cinemas ring to the sound of laughter – and cash registers

16:19 [] jon: Are Corporate-Friendly Trade Deals Top New Year Priority for White House?

16:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rich Robinson: Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

16:25 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Americans Tend to Neglect Their New Year's Resolutions //

16:25 [Raw Story] Climate Central: 2014 set the scene for a major turning point in energy in 2015

16:25 [Raw Story] Newsweek: Oliver Stone meets toppled Ukrainian president and accuses CIA of sparking coup

16:28 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Hopes rise for Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

16:28 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Existing Home Sales Revised Lower (Again), Midwest Slumps For 6th Month In A Row

16:28 [zero hedge] Tim Knight from Slope of Hope: Best of Slope 2014 (Final)

16:28 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Uber's Guide To Tonight's Peak "Surge" Pricing

16:29 [Guardian] Press Association: Dave Whelan banned by FA for six weeks over comments in Guardian interview

16:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: Our Prediction For 2015 Is That Most Economic Predictions Will Suck

16:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lydia O'Connor: California Considers 'Redskins' Ban For All Schools

16:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mitch Rofsky: Most Disconcerting of 2014: Minimum Wage Increases Pass in States Electing Republicans?

16:29 [] nadia: Keystone XL Pipeline at Top of GOP Agenda in 2015

16:30 [Truthdig] Chris Hedges’ Interview with Noam Chomsky on Empire, the Liberal Class and More

16:31 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Facebook’s callous “Year in Review” highlights the inhumanity of algorithms

16:37 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: Happy New Year! Now, Look Back At The Most Popular Stories Of 2014

16:39 [BBC: Also in the news] Romans balk at cobblestone 'sale'

16:40 [CNN: Money] The story behind Saudi Arabia's oil games //

16:40 [CNN: Money] 2014: Helluva good year for stocks //

16:40 [Reuters] Bodies from crashed AirAsia plane arrive in Indonesian city

16:40 [Raw Story] Newsweek: Fake Android app promises ‘The Interview,’ steals bank information

16:40 [Raw Story] Medical Daily: These 60 abortion clinics were closed in 2014

16:41 [The Independent] Indian village elders order alleged rape victim must have her nose cut off

16:41 [The Independent] Vast 5,000 year-old underground city discovered in Turkey's Cappadocia region

16:41 [The Independent] Angry naturists on nudist beach chase down man hiding camera in his cooler bag

16:42 [CNN] Duong Thuy Vi: The acrobatic artistry of Vietnam's Wushu champion

16:45 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: Sydney brings in new year with epic fireworks display – video

16:45 [Truthout] Homecare Worker Protections Thwarted in Court

16:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sen. Barbara Boxer: A New Chapter in U.S.-Cuba Relations

16:50 [Slate Magazine] Jamelle Bouie: Why I Am Optimistic About the Future of Race Relations in America

16:50 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Idaho woman shot dead by 2-year-old son in Walmart was a nuclear research scientist

16:52 [Telegraph] Martin Evans: Ebola in Britain: nurse Pauline Cafferkey treated with experimental drug and blood from a survivor

16:52 [Telegraph] Agency: Glasgow bin lorry crash's youngest victim, 14, takes first steps since accident

16:52 [Telegraph] Matthew Holehouse: Labour elite thinks Northerners are stupid, MP complains

16:52 [Telegraph] Alexandre Afonso: Can Greece really defy austerity?

16:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Gray wolf shot in Utah

16:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Keystone Pipeline tech

16:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Slash and wife splitsville

16:52 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cuban dissidents detained in Havana hours before planned protest

16:55 [Guardian] Rajeev Syal: Afghan interpreter identifies colleagues in beheading footage

16:55 [Raw Story] Pro Publica: US bishops headed for confrontation with Catholic hospitals over sterilization procedures

16:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Commutes State's Remaining Death Penalties

16:58 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: 2015 Housing Trends: Will The Echo Bubble Continue Expanding?

16:58 [CNN] Ice Cube premieres 'Straight Outta Compton' trailer

16:58 [CNN] U.S. condemns Cuba's reported arrest of 6 dissidents

17:00 [Raw Story] Amanda Marcotte: Shell gas station toilet is a beacon of hope in these dark times

17:00 [Raw Story] David Edwards: New Hampshire man shoots wife to save her from ‘bipolar demons,’ then kills self to ‘join her spirit’

17:01 [Guardian] Tony Crilly: Ivor Grattan-Guinness

17:01 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Polytechnic student murdered

17:02 [NPR] Scott Hensley: A Look Back At The Top 5 Shots Posts In 2014

17:02 [CNN: Money] You can take down any website for $3 //

17:03 [straight] Miles Keir: Joanna Newsom brings her distinctive voice to Inherent Vice /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_JoannaNewsom_2454.jpg

17:06 [Reuters] U.S. jobless claims rise, but labor market still firming

17:06 [The Independent] Ebola in Britain: Infected nurse Pauline Cafferkey treated with survivors blood and experimental drugs

17:06 [The Independent] Wal-Mart shooting: Tributes paid to 29-year-old Idaho nuclear scientist Veronica Rutledge fatally shot by her two-year-old son

17:06 [The Independent] Duke of Wellington dies ahead of 200th anniversary of Battle of Waterloo

17:06 [The Independent] Frail man, 61, who died after Christmas Day robbery was 'a smashing fella,' says friend

17:07 [Topix Activism News] South Korean activist vows to float balloons carrying Sony's 'The Interview' toward N. Korea

17:07 [CNN] Gaga singing Sting? It's Kennedy Center Honors

17:08 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Super-Sensitive Motion Sensor Could Be Used To Hunt For Extraterrestrial Life

17:09 [Voice of America] Reuters: U.S.-Led Forces Launch 10 Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

17:11 [Guardian] Josh Halliday: Scottish nurse with Ebola will be treated with survivors’ blood samples

17:15 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: Is Broken Windows a Broken Theory of Crime? /files/blog_violent_crime_six_large_cities_3.jpg

17:15 [AL JAZEERA] Australia and NZ first to welcome 2015

17:16 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: Woman with American flag attacks officer with crucifix after writing ’666′ on church: police

17:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Gold & Silver Slammed Back Below FOMC Levels

17:18 [Telegraph] Agency: Gambling addict reunited with 'sword of honour' handed to him by the Queen

17:18 [Telegraph] Agency: Frozen's Let It Go is the year's most popular song for karaoke singers

17:18 [Telegraph] David Millward: F35 'stealth jet' will not be able to fire its guns until 2019

17:18 [Telegraph] Tom Whitehead: Winston Churchill great grandson Harry Soames guilty of drink driving

17:22 [NPR] Linton Weeks: 10 Final Thoughts Of The Protojournalist

17:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Longtime Adviser To David Duke Donated To Steve Scalise

17:25 [CBC: politics] The Canadian Press: Bloc Québécois VP Annie Lessard resigns, says party

17:26 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Senate Republicans to push bill to approve Keystone XL pipeline

17:27 [Guardian] Hannah McNeish in Bujumbura: One man's bid to save Burundi's crocodiles from the cooking pot

17:29 [CNN] U.S.: Strike killed Somalia terrorist leader

17:30 [The Hindu - News] Vanajeevi synonym with afforestation

17:30 [The Hindu - News] Trending topics of 2014

17:31 [Disinformation] Marcie Gainer: Mexico Crop Circles Appear Overnight On Christmas Eve Following Local Reports Of ‘Bright Lights’ [VIDEO]

17:31 [Disinformation] Marcie Gainer: Why Do People Take Risks?

17:32 [Reuters] Oil slides, Brent slated for biggest annual drop since 2008

17:34 [The Independent] US hunter 'shoots dead' historic first grey wolf seen in Grand Canyon for 70 years

17:34 [The Independent] I support Ed Miliband, says Tony Blair as he faces Labour backlash over 'misinterpreted' comments

17:34 [The Independent] Gambia 'coup attempt' sees capital shut down and state radio go silent as gunfire heard in presidential palace

17:34 [The Independent] Nasa’s Mars Opportunity rover is having memory problems in its old age

17:34 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: Flight attendant's message from plane - 'I love you from 38,000ft'

17:35 [AL JAZEERA] Palestinians vow to pursue statehood

17:36 [Raw Story] Reuters: Taking your legal marijuana home and turning it into hash oil is illegal: Colorado attorney general

17:36 [Raw Story] Reuters: Accused gang member charged with shooting at LAPD officers

17:36 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Target criticized for using white model as ‘Annie’ in an ad campaign based on the new film

17:37 [The Nation] The Nation: The Nation’s 150th Anniversary

17:40 [The Hindu - News] Vanajeevi synonym for afforestation

17:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Oualaalou: China's Nuclear Upgrade Raises Concerns in the West

17:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dorian de Wind: Scalise: Help on the Way to Assess One's Audience

17:43 [Voice of America] Reuters: US-led Forces Launch 10 Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

17:43 [Guardian] Viv Groskop: Bad habits die hard – unlike new year’s resolutions

17:43 [Guardian] Adam Gabbatt: How to stay relevant in 2015? Forget coffee and shave off your beard

17:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tony_Diaz: The House on Mango Street Goes to Trial: #MayaVsAZ

17:46 [Telegraph] Charlotte Krol: Watch: North Korea marks New Year's Eve with fireworks in Pyongyang

17:46 [Telegraph] Andrew Marszal: Angela Merkel attacks 'prejudice' and 'hatred' of German Islamisation marches

17:46 [Telegraph] Nick Squires: Migrant 'ghost ship' prevented from smashing into Italy: 'It was a race against time'

17:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: NEW YEAR, NEW LAWS States to tackle weed, tiger selfies and pet tattoos

17:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Like mother, like daughter

17:46 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: AirAsia Wreckage Reveals Latest Plane Crash Mystery

17:50 [The Hindu - News] 2014 in review

17:51 [CNN] Iran's hypocrisy in condemning U.S. racism (Opinion)

17:51 [CNN] Scalise brings back Boehner's right flank hangover

17:52 [The Independent] Play-Doh offers to replace 'dildo' playset tool after criticism

17:52 [The Independent] AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: Airlines were warned about over-reliance on automation 16 months ago

17:52 [The Independent] Driver goes round in circles in epic fail at petrol station

17:53 [Guardian] Sarah Galo: Chloe Angyal: 'You don’t have to be perfect'

17:53 [Guardian] Associated Press in Los Angeles: HIV scare in US porn industry after two actors test positive

17:55 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Modesty Won't Help Move Your Career Forward //

17:58 [CNN: Politics] Boehner's headache returns

17:58 [CNN: Politics] Scalise brings back Boehner's familiar right flank hangover

17:59 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: The amazing world of sport 2014 – in video

18:00 [Truthdig] What Does the AirAsia Flight Crash Really Tell Us About Asia?

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sara Bondioli: Prosecutors Oppose Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's Request For Community Service

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Racists Melt Down Over Steve Scalise

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: KKK Group To Keep Fighting To Join Highway Cleanup Program

18:05 [CNN] CDC: Flu at epidemic level; 15 children dead

18:05 [Voice of America] Reuters: Putin Praises Crimea's 'Return Home' in New Year Address

18:05 [straight] Miles Keir: Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death plies cheapo shocks /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_WomanInBlackTwo2_2454.jpg

18:05 [straight] Miles Keir: Tu Dors Nicole works timeless mystery /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_TuDorsNicole_2454.jpg

18:05 [CNN: Money] 22-year-old raises $33k in fight with United //

18:05 [CNN: Money] India blocks 32 websites for ISIS content //

18:09 [AL JAZEERA] Palestinians decide to join ICC

18:10 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: UAB Faculty Senate Votes Against All That Annoying Faculty Stuff

18:11 [Electronic Intifada] David Sheen: Israel’s anti-African dragnet tightens

18:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alexander C. Kaufman: Target Under Fire For Using White Model In 'Annie' Clothing Ads

18:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dennis J. Kucinich: New Year's Resolution for America

18:14 [Doctors Without Borders] Douglas Mercer: Recruitment Information Session - Albuquerque

18:14 [Doctors Without Borders] Elias Primoff: A Mixed Welcome for Homecoming Ebola Survivors //

18:14 [Doctors Without Borders] Elias Primoff: A Mixed Welcome for Homecoming Ebola Survivors

18:15 [The Independent] Nasa: stunning pictures of the year in space

18:15 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: Our ten favourite film interviews of 2014

18:15 [Truthout] Year in Review Part Two

18:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: What Wall Of Worry? 2014 Was The Least 'Bearish' For Investors Ever

18:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: VIX Tops 17 Sparks "Santa-Rally" Negating Sell-Off

18:18 [CNN] What (not) to look forward to in 2015

18:20 [] deirdre: Despite Climate Warnings, Obama Administration Opens Crude Export Floodgates

18:20 [Slate Magazine] Emily Yoffe: Overly Possessive Stay-at-Home Dad

18:20 [Slate Magazine] Lisa Larson-Walker: 2014 Photos of the Year

18:21 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Fox affiliate fires reporter and cameraman who deceptively edited video of police brutality protesters

18:21 [The Hindu - News] Gangavaram Port worker dies of electrocution

18:21 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: MRPS activists to observe 24-hour fast

18:22 [NPR] Eyder Peralta: Md. Governor To Commute Sentences Of State's Remaining Death Row Inmates

18:22 [NPR] Krishnadev Calamur: Obama's Iran Remarks Labeled Conciliatory, Naive

18:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Detentions Of Migrant Children 11 And Younger Up 541 Percent In Mexico

18:25 [The Hindu - News] Nivedita Ganguly: Footpath near Kursura caves in again

18:25 [Guardian] Jo Tuckman in Mexico City: Mexican vigilante leaders give themselves up after gun battle

18:26 [Slashdot] Soulskill: The Coming Decline of 'Made In China'

18:26 [Deutsche Welle] Countries across the world start to ring in 2015

18:27 [Voice of America] VOA News: Revelers Around the World Start to Greet the New Year

18:29 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Wind, drizzle dent New Year spirit

18:31 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: Gun Owners of America chief blames ‘small group of black leftists’ for racism in America

18:31 [Disinformation] JoeNolan: Lynch and Burroughs Release Best Photo Books of 2014

18:31 [Guardian] Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem: Palestinian president signs up to join international criminal court

18:34 [zero hedge] williambanzai7: NeW YeaR'S Eve AT THe HoTeL PRoSPeRiTY...

18:35 [Voice of America] Muhammad Ishtiaq: Experts: Pakistan’s Army Chief Is Right Man to Confront Terrorism

18:36 [Guardian] Lenny Henry: We’ve had one day of diversity on Radio 4. Now for the other 364

18:37 [Voice of America] Jessica Berman: Birth Year Could Affect Obesity Risk, Study Suggests

18:38 [Telegraph] Graeme Paton: Passengers on packed train 'had to travel in driver's cab'

18:38 [Telegraph] Harriet Marsh: Armed bank robbery suspect tackled by passersby

18:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brynn Tannehill: Not One More

18:39 [The Independent] 10 best healthy-eating cook books

18:39 [The Independent] The 10 most read sport stories of 2014 on The Independent, including 7-1, Pornhub and the Luis Suarez bite

18:39 [The Independent] Ebola in Britain: Infected nurse Pauline Cafferkey treated with survivors' blood and experimental drugs

18:40 [Campaign For Liberty] ns_admin: Put the sprinkles down and move away from the Doughnut

18:42 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon confirms fatal strike on al-Shabab intel chief //

18:42 [Fox News: politics] Arizona Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Brewer Medicaid expansion //

18:42 [Fox News: politics] Outgoing Gov. O'Malley commutes sentences for last 4 on Maryland death row //

18:43 [Financial Times] Russia takes steps to prop up struggling companies

18:44 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Ask Slashdot: What Should We Do About the DDoS Problem?

18:45 [Truthdig] What Does the AirAsia Crash Really Tell Us About Asia?

18:46 [Guardian] Dennis Barker: The Duke of Wellington obituary

18:46 [CNN: Money] 22-year old raises $33k in fight with United //

18:46 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Is The CDS Market Manipulated?

18:47 [NPR] NPR Staff: Fallen Heroes: A Tribute to The Health Workers Who Died Of Ebola

18:47 [NPR] Ofeibea Quist-Arcton: A Son Is Lost Without His Mother. So Is A Country

18:50 [] nadia: Ending "Legalized Killing" in Maryland, Gov. Commutes All Remaining Death Sentences

18:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Renner marriage over at 10 mos

18:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Nazi WMD factory found

18:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Tips for Jesus record: $11,000

18:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Spears stops fight with knife

18:50 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Palestinians plan next steps after failed UN bid

18:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph Erbentraut: Chicago Bids For Obama Presidential Library In Trouble: Reports

18:53 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: S. Sudan Conflict Displacing Livestock

18:55 [Big Think] Jason Hreha: There Are No Shortcuts in Product Development — or in Life //

18:55 [Truthdig] Hollywood Hacks

18:58 [CNN] Ebola patient in UK wants experimental treatment

19:00 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: Quote of the Day: Obama's Clean Record Is Evidence of How Corrupt He Really Is

19:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The 420 Times: The 'Uber for Weed' Delivery App Is Cut Off in L.A.

19:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John A. Tures: Conservative GOP Governors Are Accepting Obamacare

19:04 [Telegraph] David Millward: US police shooting deaths up 56 per cent this year

19:04 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Henry dethrones William and George as most popular baby name for Telegraph readers

19:04 [Telegraph] Jonathan Pearlman: AirAsia Flight QZ8501: evidence suggests plane stalled before passengers felt violent descent

19:05 [The Independent] The formula for fame and fortune in South Korea? Teach maths

19:05 [The Independent] Freeze student loan repayment salary at £21,000, says adviser

19:05 [The Independent] Scanner replaces scalpel in post-mortem revolution

19:05 [The Independent] Christmas Appeal: Veterans’ struggle - a tragic opera of social change

19:06 [Truthout] The Visa Curse

19:06 [Truthout] US Senate Gives Black Eye to House Fundamentalist Christians

19:07 [straight] Miles Keir: Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert at the Orpheum Theatre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ARTSPIX_Vienna_2454.jpg

19:07 [straight] Miles Keir: A dozen wines under 12 bucks to try /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_TheBottle0_2454.jpg

19:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Gaga singing Sting? Can only be the Kennedy Center Honors

19:07 [CNN: Entertainment] Ice Cube premieres 'Straight Outta Compton' movie trailer

19:08 [Russia Today] RT: Low-level arrests down by 2/3 in NYC after double murder

19:08 [straight] Miles Keir: Tim Nutt at the Comedy MIX /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/nutt.jpg

19:08 [Financial Times] Palestinians join war crimes court

19:08 [CNN] Steve Scalese: What do I need to know?

19:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Goldberg: Pope Francis Drives A Wedge Between Catholic Church, GOP | TheHill

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Imran Gowhar: Zeroing in on blast suspects: auto driver’s description holds the key

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: No plastic bags in Elamanchili from today

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Helpline to tackle crime against women

19:12 [straight] Miles Keir: Josh Beamish returns to boost young dancers /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Beamish_2454.jpg

19:12 [Topix Activism News] South Korean to drop Sony film in North by balloon

19:12 [Topix Activism News] Teen arrested for Hong Kong chalk protest

19:12 [Topix Activism News] Emails and Racist Chats Show How Cops and GOP Are Teaming Up to Undermine de Blasio

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Snag hits power generation at NTPC Simhadri plant

19:12 [The Hindu - News] B. Madhu Gopal: Vizag RPO model for others

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Kirandul Passenger stranded by boulders

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Special express train to Guntur

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Premium train services extended

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Dance competition held

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Sri Chaitanya students excel in NTSE

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: BBMP offers land for JD (S) office

19:13 [Russia Today] RT: ​Venezuela plunges into recession with record inflation

19:16 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: 2014: The Year The US Decoupled (Again)

19:18 [Russia Today] RT: It’s the toilet police! India to track WC usage with tablets in real time

19:18 [The Hindu - News] Chitra V. Ramani: Councillor alleges scam in TDR

19:18 [The Hindu - News] Ten things never heard of until 2014

19:20 [Slate Magazine] Chris Wade: Winners and Losers of 2014

19:20 [Slate Magazine] Katy Waldman: Did You Overlook These Slate Stories in 2014?

19:21 [Raw Story] David Edwards: ‘I am tired of being profiled’: NYC fashion photographer faces weapon charges over jewelry

19:21 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: KKK defeated in court after years-long legal battle with Missouri town over racist flyers

19:21 [Truthout] Embodying Our Humanity: Sins Invalid Promotes Disability Justice Through Live Performance Arts

19:21 [CNN: Politics] Steve Scalise fallout: What you need to know

19:21 [Deutsche Welle] Putin hails 'return home' of Crimea in New Year message

19:21 [Deutsche Welle] Palestinians sign up to International Criminal Court after failed UN bid

19:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dr. Andrew Steer: So What Did We Learn in 2014?

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Governor, CM greet people

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Legal Correspondent: Status quo ordered on Kumram Bheem Bhavan

19:22 [The Hindu - News] M. Sai Gopal: Two more persons succumb to swine flu in Hyderabad

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: A turbulent year for TS power sector

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: TPCC to seek dismissal of KCR

19:22 [The Hindu - News] Legal Correspondent: State drops move to remove AMC chairmen

19:23 [Spiegel] Obama Envoy John Allen: No 'Short-Term Solutions'�for Stopping�Islamic State

19:24 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: APSRTC striving to cut costs, improve efficiency

19:25 [straight] Miles Keir: Forecasts predict Lower Mainland's housing market to grow in 2015 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_159081263.jpg

19:27 [Slashdot] Soulskill: Designing the Best Board Game

19:29 [Telegraph] Roland Oliphant: Vladimir Putin's Happy New Year message to US calls for 'equality'

19:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jackson Connor: Fox News Contributor Relates Scalise's White Supremacist Meeting To Obama's Rev. Wright

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Metro rail goes on first automatic trial run

19:31 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Global Citizenship: Technology Is Rapidly Dissolving National Borders

19:31 [The Independent] New year, old you: Some alternative resolutions

19:31 [The Independent] Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers stinging attack on Germany's growing anti-Islamic protest movement

19:31 [The Independent] Witnesses claim French ‘terror’ suspect was victim of police brutality

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: AP Akademi of Sciences divided

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Karthik Subramanian: Out of Chennai, an attempt to re-imagine electric bike

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Rohit P. S.: Demolitions in SCB take centrestage in year gone by

19:34 [Guardian] Press Association: Stem cell study leads to potential new dementia treatment

19:34 [Guardian] Ben Quinn: New Year’s Eve revellers without tickets warned away from London fireworks

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Rahul Devulapalli: IT remained in forefront in 2014

19:35 [Voice of America] Jamie Dettmer: Islamic State Militancy Grows Behind al-Baghdadi's Leadership

19:37 [NPR] Nancy Shute: Using Both Quit Lines And Web Sites Helps Smokers Stop

19:38 [Russia Today] RT: More non-Mexicans than Mexicans caught at US border in 2014

19:40 [] andrea: European Central Bank's Chief Economist: Beware the Rise of Populism

19:43 [The Hindu - News] T. Lalith Singh: GHMC hopeful of reaping good dividends

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: City police launch new mobile app

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Thief posing as ‘morning walker’ arrested

19:43 [CNN: Money] How low will oil fall? $30 is possible //

19:43 [CNN: Money] Calculating AirAsia payouts for victims: A grim task //

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Interest of ryots should be protected, says seer

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Naidu likely to visit Thullur today

19:45 [straight] Miles Keir: Bad Hair captures a fetid, free-falling Caracas /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_BadHair_2454.jpg

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Samsung handsets beat Apple

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Man pulls what out of face?!

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: De Blasio aides reportedly urged NYC mayor's political allies to blast cops for funeral gesture - Pa. cops shoot, kill man who tried to run them over

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Abbas: Palestinians to join International Criminal Court

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Cuban dissidents detained in Havana hours before planned protest - VIDEO: Dissidents arrested before free speech protest

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: SHRINKING GITMO Obama ships out 5 more prisoners

19:46 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'UNBELIEVABLY' STEEP CLIMB Radar evidence eyed in crash

19:48 [Reuters] Oil declines after bearish report from U.S. government

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Sainik School admission test

19:49 [The Hindu - News] V. Raghavendra: Optimal use of land crucial for capital

19:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Sheila Jackson Lee: 'I'm Enormously Disappointed' In Steve Scalise

19:52 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: RBS Goes Medieval, Dares To Suspend Bonuses Of 18 FX-Rigging Traders

19:53 [The Hindu - News] T. Appala Naidu: Fisheries polytechnic college gets Rs. 1 crore from Nabard

19:53 [The Hindu - News] P. Sujatha Varma: Delay in division upsets RTC unions

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Rajulapudi Srinivas: Vijayawada Book Festival to begin today

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: IG announces 5 lakh reward for info on Thullur arson

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Two killed as car hits college bus

19:55 [Telegraph] Gordon Rayner: Offshore wind farms drawing electricity from grid to keep turning in icy conditions

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Online grievance redressal system from Sankranti

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Minister seeks report on ‘unauthorised’ buildings

19:55 [The Hindu - News] P. Samuel Jonathan: Ryots put a rider onparting with lands

19:55 [straight] Charlie Smith: Evidence points to Sony hack as an inside job involving at least one person in Canada /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Norse%202.png

19:58 [The Independent] New York police arrests tumble by two-thirds amid row with Mayor Bill de Blasio

19:58 [The Independent] Budget airlines spread wings and go transatlantic - reducing costs for holidaymakers

20:00 [The Atlantic: International] Uri Friedman: What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

20:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brian Levin, J.D.: Scalise's Dark Knight Casts A Shadow

20:00 [Truthdig] War in Afghanistan

20:02 [NPR] Maanvi Singh: Food Psychology: How To Trick Your Palate Into A Tastier Meal

20:03 [Russia Today] RT: Vimeo among dozens of sites blocked in India 'over ISIS content'

20:03 [CNN: Money] Calculating AirAsia payouts for victims //

20:03 [CNN: Politics] O'Malley commutes Maryland's last four death sentences

20:03 [CNN] O'Malley commutes Maryland's last four death sentences

20:04 [straight] Miles Keir: Oprah Winfrey draws upon power from past for Selma role /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_OprahWinfrey_2454.jpg

20:04 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: And The Second Best Performing Currency Of 2014 Is...

20:05 [The Hindu - News] K. Umashanker: Kiran likely to tilt towards BJP

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Rs. 125 crore for unanimous GPs

20:05 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: No decision yet on debt waiver forfarmers outside State: Pulla Rao

20:05 [The Hindu - News] G. P. Shukla: Tirumala reels under pilgrim rush

20:06 [straight] Miles Keir: Aaron Chapman’s Live at the Commodore salutes a storied venue /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_LocalMotion_2454.jpg

20:07 [The Hindu - News] G. Ravikiran: Toll tax exemption sought for APSRTC

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Morning walker killed in accident

20:09 [The Hindu - News] S. Murali: Modernity, tradition mark New Year eve celebrations

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Teppotsavam leaves devotees spellbound

20:09 [The Hindu - News] B. V. S. Bhaskar: Cockfights partof culture, says Home Minister

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: YSRC leader murdered in Nellore

20:10 [straight] Miles Keir: Playwright Jordan Hall paddles her own course with Kayak /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Kayak_2454.jpg

20:11 [Raw Story] Eric W. Dolan: Pastor rips Bill Maher in absurd rant: He’s wrong about God because we still listen to Mozart

20:13 [Slashdot] samzenpus: Google Researcher Publishes Unpatched Windows 8.1 Security Vulnerability

20:14 [Guardian] Martin Williams: Sexual violence soars in UK hospitals

20:15 [CNN: Money] You can take down any website for $2.99 //

20:15 [CNN: Money] How homeowners could save a ton //

20:15 [Topix Activism News] French climate envoy sees hope in low oil prices

20:16 [The Hindu - News] Ringing in New Year 2015

20:16 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: KSRM students excel in sports contests

20:16 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Sankranti vacation for HC from Jan. 2 to 13

20:18 [The Hindu - News] N. Anand: Kamarajar Port plans expansion

20:18 [The Hindu - News] S. Harpal Singh: From past to future, the Gonds’ journey continues

20:18 [The Hindu - News] G. Balachandar: Daimler India set to clock sales of 10,000 trucks in 2014

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Criminal case against MeeSeva operator

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: DBT scheme in 7 districts from today

20:18 [The Hindu - News] P Sridhar: Only two model schools operational in Khammam

20:18 [CNN] Operation Enduring Freedom Fast Facts

20:18 [CNN] Teen's death shows horror of flu epidemic

20:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] David A. Graham: How Often Kids Kill

20:20 [Guardian] Guardian Staff: New Year celebrations around the world - in pictures

20:21 [AL JAZEERA] NATO: Job done in Afghanistan?

20:22 [BBC: Science & Environment] New frog 'gives birth to tadpoles'

20:22 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Why Is The Fed Hiring An "Emergency Preparedness Specialist" Familiar With DHS Directives?

20:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Police: Body of missing toddler found in Ohio creek

20:23 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Obama readies 2,375 new regs; sets record with 468,500 Federal Register pages

20:24 [The Independent] Rome Statute: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signs up, paving way for Israel war crimes probe by ICC

20:24 [The Independent] Faith and free schools 'breed social and racial segregation,' warns leading campaigner

20:25 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Ring in the New Year Watching Comet Lovejoy Skirt Across the Night Sky //

20:26 [CNN] Ohio transgender teen's mom: 'He was an amazing boy'

20:31 [Disinformation] Chaos_Dynamics: Mining the Hive Mind: Implications Of Facebook Indexing 1 Trillion Posts

20:32 [Red Pepper] admin: If Syriza wins the Greek election, what will happen next?

20:33 [zero hedge] George Washington: Who's Being Targeted for Assassination by Drone?

20:36 [CNN] Julian Bond Fast Facts

20:40 [Mother Jones] Kevin Drum: NYPD Slowdown Not Likely to Tell Us Much About Broken Windows /files/blog_nypd_patch.jpg

20:41 [Raw Story] Scott Kaufman: Russell Brand: The rich don’t deserve to be rich just because they came out of ‘the right vagina’

20:41 [CNN] Mike Rowe discusses Ferguson, Garner and police protest

20:41 [Telegraph] Telegraph Staff: Palestinian president signs up to ICC

20:41 [Telegraph] Adrian Bridge: Latvia to maintain tough line on Russia as it assumes EU Presidency

20:41 [Telegraph] Michael Wilkinson: Britain's 'nicest' man Luke Cameron hands out £365 to strangers to celebrate 365 days of good deeds

20:41 [Telegraph] Nick Allen: US scientist shot by toddler was 'beautiful, young, loving mother'

20:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nikki Gloudeman: 2014's Most Inspiring Women of Politics

20:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Damon Beres: Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

20:45 [Voice of America] December 31, 2014

20:48 [CNN] NYPD boosts security for New Year's Eve

20:48 [CNN] NYC set to name streets after fallen officers

20:48 [The Hindu - News] AP: Bad weather hobbles jet recovery; 7 bodies found

20:51 [The Independent] A&E departments under 'intense pressure' on New Year's Eve

20:51 [The Independent] Make divorce tougher on women, says leading lawyer

20:51 [The Independent] The Duke of Wellington: Military man whose valour during the Second World War upheld the traditions of his celebrated family line

20:51 [Deutsche Welle] US confirms drone strike killed al-Shabab's Abdishakur

20:51 [Fox News] Fox News Online: $300,000 worth of Rolex watches stolen in smash-grab job in Tampa

20:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matthew Chapman: The Most Important Debate in the World -- and You Can Be Part of It!

20:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Visser: The 10 Best Photos From The Department Of The Interior's Instagram Account In 2014

20:53 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: UK Literally Runs Out Of Bricks In Scramble To Build Unprecedented Housing Bubble

20:53 [CNN] Jeb Bush Fast Facts

20:53 [Russia Today] RT: Rocket strike kills at least 26 at wedding party in Afghanistan - reports

20:54 [The Hindu - News] AP: 970 migrants rescued from ship set on autopilot for crash

20:54 [The Hindu - News] Meera Srinivasan: Deputy Minister in Rajapaksa govt. defects to Opposition

20:59 [The Hindu - News] AP: Afghan Army tests its mettle against TTP, LeT

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Ruling, Opposition parties vow protest to press for Constitution

20:59 [straight] Miles Keir: Federal Liberals nominate a warrior in Vancouver South's Harjit Sajjan /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_NEWS_Singh_2454.jpg

21:01 [Voice of America] VOA News: WHO: W. Africa Ebola Death Toll Nears 8,000

21:02 [Guardian] Jessica Glenza in New York: Idaho woman shot dead by two-year-old son was successful nuclear scientist

21:02 [Guardian] Libby Brooks: Glasgow to host festival of cat videos

21:03 [CNN: Money] Oil tycoon: I'm too broke for $1B divorce //

21:05 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "Mission Accomplished Mr. President"

21:06 [straight] Miranda Nelson: Healthy living: new fitness and food trends, brain health, and more /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_112330748.jpg

21:06 [straight] Miles Keir: New fitness innovations offer benefits of the beach year-round /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/COL_Health_Nash_2454.jpg

21:06 [straight] Miles Keir: Ron Zalko promotes brain health /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Amanda-and-Ron-2.jpg

21:06 [straight] Miles Keir: Gluten Free Expo returns to Vancouver /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_129574730.jpg

21:06 [straight] Miles Keir: Health food trends to kick off the new year /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_BestEats_2454.jpg

21:06 [straight] Miles Keir: Waging war against a sedentary lifestyle /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/TRA_Outside_2454.jpg

21:07 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent : Azam Khan takes a dig at Godse temple plan

21:07 [Telegraph] David Millward: F-35 stealth jet 'will not be able to fire its guns until 2019'

21:11 [The Hindu - News] Alok Deshpande: No move to ban PK: Fadnavis

21:11 [The Hindu - News] ZAHID RAFIQ: Mehbooba hints at alliance with BJP

21:11 [The Hindu - News] STAFF REPORTER: Trinamool protests against ordinance

21:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Charlotte Alfred: Rocket Attack On Wedding Party In Afghanistan Kills 26: Police

21:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Vinay Gupta: The Health Consequences of Economic Isolation

21:13 [The Independent] Unhappy New Year for Cameron, Miliband and Clegg: They face most unpredictable general election in a generation

21:13 [The Independent] Dame Butler-Sloss: Abuse inquiry should not be run by victims

21:13 [The Independent] Walmart shooting: Campaigners urge parents to prevent guns falling into hands of children

21:16 [Raw Story] David Edwards: Fox New Year’s Eve host derails Palin’s ‘death panel’ talking point: ‘It is easy to laugh at her’

21:16 [Slashdot] samzenpus: US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers

21:16 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: The dirty side of 'clean' warfare

21:17 [CNN] New Year's Fast Facts

21:17 [The Hindu - News] Anita Joshua : Congress not to support changes to land acquisition Act

21:17 [The Hindu - News] National Bureau : 32 websites go blank

21:17 [NPR] Krishnadev Calamur: Sen. Rubio Says He Could Run For President Even If Jeb Bush Does

21:18 [Guardian] Associated Press in Brindisi: Search for bodies on ferry thwarted by storms in Adriatic Sea

21:20 [Topix Activism News] French climate envoy sees hope in low oil prices

21:21 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Unused rural toilets to face public scrutiny

21:21 [The Hindu - News] Dennis Marcus Mathew: Guru’s vision still relevant: Rajnath

21:22 [CNN] 2015: Make it a year of solutions (Opinion)

21:23 [The Hindu - News] Krishnadas Rajagopal: President okays constitutional status for judicial jobs panel

21:23 [The Hindu - News] Zahid Rafiq: Ceasefire violation on LoC: BSF jawan killed

21:23 [Voice of America] Reuters: Pope Denounces Alleged Corruption in Rome

21:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carla Herreria: Why You Can't Understand Obama Until You Understand Hawaii

21:24 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party, police say

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Dinakar Peri : Respond to violations with double force: Parrikar

21:27 [NPR] Alastair Bland: If You're Toasting To Health, Reach For Beer, Not (Sparkling) Wine

21:28 [Russia Today] RT: 'US an enemy': Palestinian official blasts Washington over UNSC statehood veto

21:31 [Disinformation] Good German: A 2,500 Square-Mile Methane Plume Is Silently Hovering over Western US

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Vivek Narayanan : Bus strike ends, wage panel to be set up

21:33 [The Hindu - News] The lost stalwars of 2014

21:35 [Telegraph] Leon Siciliano: Watch: Dubai New Year fireworks in full

21:35 [Telegraph] Andrew Marszal: Front National activists banned for 'wine laxative prank'

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Karthik Subramanian: A start-up reimagining e-bikes

21:40 [] deirdre: Paving Way for War Crimes Charges, Palestinians Move to Join International Criminal Court

21:41 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: Hugh Hendry Embraces The Central-Planning Matrix: "I Am Taking The Blue Pills Now"

21:41 [Deutsche Welle] Strategic Djibouti's parties agree on reform

21:43 [Voice of America] Reuters: US Drone Rules Remain in Hangar in 2014

21:44 [straight] Miles Keir: 2014: a year in sound & vision /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Photo_AzealiaBa_300RGB.jpg

21:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: TAX HIKES IN 2015? State, local gov'ts face growing budget gaps

21:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Obama ships out 5 more prisoners from GITMO

21:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: DARPA's fast, small drones

21:47 [CNN] Abbas seeks to join International Criminal Court

21:47 [Voice of America] Reuters: 5 Dead in New Year's Eve Clashes on India-Pakistan Border

21:53 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: As Greek Default Risk Soars To 66%, Morgan Stanley Warns ECB May Be Unable To Launch QE

21:53 [Voice of America] Isabela Cocoli: Russian Courts Sentence Navalny Verdict Protesters

21:54 [Fox News: politics] FBI bulletin: Sony hackers threaten 'news media organization' //

22:00 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Pranab’s call to celebrate pluralism

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Amarnath Tewary: Pappu’s prescription to Dalits: convert to other religion to escape caste oppression

22:00 [straight] Miranda Nelson: Homeless in Vancouver: Attrition and a kind of end to binning /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/656-14th-ave-01.jpg

22:01 [Guardian] Daniel Taylor: Dave Whelan ruling leaves FA looking like a joke

22:01 [Guardian] Stuart James: Tony Pulis handed two-and-a-half-year deal as new West Brom head coach

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Sandeep Joshi: PK is tax-free in U.P.

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Atiq Khan: Won’t support any anti-farmer move: Akhilesh

22:02 [Slashdot] samzenpus: South Korean Activist To Drop "The Interview" In North Korea Using Balloons

22:03 [CNN: Money] 'The Interview' expands to 55M more homes //

22:03 [CNN: Money] Oil tycoon too broke for $1 billion divorce //

22:03 [CNN: Money] Minimum wage increases will give raises to 3 million workers //

22:05 [The Independent] What to expect in 2015

22:05 [The Independent] 'Insurgent' parties gaining support from voters

22:05 [Big Think] Natalie Shoemaker: Why You Should Recycle, Reuse, or Repurpose Old Tech //

22:07 [NPR] Krishnadev Calamur: Palestinians Seek to Join International Criminal Court

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Pheroze L. Vincent: IIT-D Director signs off

22:08 [Reuters] At least 26 killed in Yemen suicide bombing: security official

22:08 [Russia Today] RT: Transgender teen asks for her suicide to ‘mean something’ and ‘fix society’

22:08 [Russia Today] RT: Demonstrators arrested during protest at St. Louis police headquarters

22:10 [The Hindu - News] M. Sai Gopal: ‘Make in India’ needs a new materials push: DRDO chief

22:10 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Nationwide ‘save water’ drive soon

22:11 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: S&P 500 Closes 2014 Weak, Up 6th Year In A Row; Treasuries Triple Dow's Gains

22:12 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Mittal appointed Railway Board Chairman

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Dinakar Peri: Year of mixed fortunes for Navy

22:13 [Russia Today] RT: 'Landmark in Russian history': President Vladimir Putin's New Year address

22:13 [Russia Today] RT: 35 killed, over 40 injured in New Year’s stampede in Shanghai - report

22:16 [CNN] AirAsia families: Quiet dignity, unimaginable loss

22:16 [The Hindu - News] PTI: Pakistan summons Indian envoy

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Sarabjit Pandher: Amit Shah may put off anti-drug campaign

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Sony hackers eyeing news media next?

22:16 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 'UNBELIEVABLY' STEEP Radar evidence eyed in AirAsia crash

22:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Isaac Saul: Dear Conservatives, Let's Not Ruin 2015 Like We Ruined 2014

22:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] Allen McDuffee: Who Really Crosses the U.S.-Mexico Border?

22:20 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Police don skullcaps to represent ‘terrorists’

22:21 [Slate Magazine] Troy Patterson: The Bloody Mary

22:22 [CNN] 2014 in White House Photos

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Smriti Kak Ramachandran: Centre moots health as a fundamental right

22:25 [Big Think] David Ropeik: Do We Really Live In Dangerous Times, or Does It Just Feel That Way? //

22:26 [The Atlantic: National] Allen McDuffee: Who Really Crosses the U.S.-Mexico Border?

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Devesh K. Pandey: Agencies propose central mechanism

22:27 [Telegraph] Harriet Marsh: Please sir, can I have some more? Oliver remake on the cards

22:28 [Russia Today] RT: World’s top publisher ‘regrets’ erasing Israel from atlas meant for Middle East customers

22:30 [The Atlantic: International] Allen McDuffee: Who Really Crosses the U.S.-Mexico Border?

22:30 [CNN: Money] Bull market lives: Stocks rise 11.4% in 2014 //

22:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Jeremy Renner and wife split

22:31 [CNN: Entertainment] What made Ebert cry

22:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Straight Outta Compton' trailer debuts

22:31 [Disinformation] Breshvic: Have You Donated to one of the ‘Worst Charities in America?’

22:31 [Guardian] Oliver Laughland in New York: Sony expands digital and theatrical release of The Interview in the US

22:31 [Fox News: politics] Jennifer Girdon: Homeowners drowning in flood insurance bills over FEMA map errors //

22:31 [The Independent] New Year 2014: from Sydney to Beijing, the best photos from celebrations around the world

22:31 [The Independent] The 2015 Climate change target: 192 nations, two weeks of negotiations – and one world to save

22:32 [NPR] Kat Chow: 2014 Stories At The Intersection Of Race And Sports

22:32 [NPR] Kirk Siegler: Rain Eases California Drought Anxiety, If Not The Actual Drought

22:32 [NPR] Graham Smith: The Prostitutes Are Not Happy. Neither Are Brides. Sex, Love And Ebola

22:32 [NPR] Tom Bowman: After Years Of Conflict, U.S. Mission Shifts In Afghanistan

22:32 [NPR] Greg Allen: No-Kill Shelters Save Millions Of Unwanted Pets — But Not All Of Them

22:32 [NPR] Ron Elving: Six Reasons Steve Scalise Will Survive His Speech Scandal

22:39 [Reuters] Oil ends on a low after halving in 2014 as OPEC stands aside

22:40 [CNN: Politics] 2014 in White House Photos

22:41 [Raw Story] Tom Boggioni: ‘Manbook’ founder threatens lives of women who sign up for his men-only Facebook clone

22:41 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: We Interrupt This Transmission To Bring You An Important Update From Hawaii

22:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brandon L. Greene: My Resolutions as an Activist Dad

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Police hunt for thief who pushed woman off train

22:47 [Guardian] David Conn: Dave Whelan banned by FA for six weeks over comments in Guardian interview

22:48 [CNN] Edward Herrmann, 'Gilmore Girls' father, dead at 71

22:48 [CNN] 35 killed in stampede at Shanghai New Year's event

22:49 [The Hindu - News] Radhakrishnan Kuttoor: Heavy rush at Sabarimala

22:49 [The Hindu - News] P. Oppili: Scores of dead fish washed ashore

22:49 [The Hindu - News] Udhav Naig, Sangeetha Kandavel: Will Tamil cinema warm up to new content distribution model?

22:49 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: Kamal visits KB’s family

22:50 [] andrea: Over Two Dozen Killed in Rocket Attack on Afghan Wedding Party: AP

22:51 [Voice of America] Tom Banse: Science Fiction Becomes Reality for Species Surveys

22:51 [Reuters: politics] Republicans to push ahead on new math for U.S. taxes, budget

22:53 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: A.P. to get 50 MW from Kudankulam reactor

22:53 [The Hindu - News] G. P. Shukla: Pilgrims throng Tirumala

22:53 [The Hindu - News] P. Samuel Jonathan: Villagers put a rider on parting with land for A.P. capital

22:53 [Telegraph] AP: Dozens killed in Shanghai New Year's Eve stampede

22:54 [The Atlantic: Politics] James Fallows: Chickenhawk Responses No. 5: 'Get the Hell Back in Your Foxhole'

22:56 [The Atlantic: National] James Fallows: Chickenhawk Responses No. 5: 'Get the Hell Back in Your Foxhole'

22:57 [The Independent] Golden era is over, former Aldi boss Paul Foley warns supermarkets

22:57 [The Independent] New Year 2014: At least 35 killed and 42 injured in Shanghai stampede

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: ‘Abducted’ tribal people return home

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: Mehdi case investigator Nimbalkar transferred

22:57 [The Hindu - News] Imran Gowhar: Bengaluru blast: police prepare sketches of two men

22:57 [Guardian] Associated Press: 35 killed and 42 injured in stampede at Shanghai’s New Year celebrations

23:02 [Slashdot] samzenpus: India Blocks Code Sharing Websites On Anti-Terror Advisory

23:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nathan Woodliff-Stanley : From Pot to Protests: 10 Ways Colorado Made History in 2014

23:06 [Deutsche Welle] Ebola spreads in Sierra Leone as deaths rise above 7,900

23:09 [The Hindu - News] K. T. Sangameswaran: 17 posts of judge lying vacant in HC

23:09 [The Hindu - News] Staff Reporter: 16-year-old girl alleges gang rape in Krishnagiri

23:09 [The Hindu - News] Sruthisagar Yamunan: Two legal battles to impact TN political configuration

23:12 [NPR] Krishnadev Calamur: 'Gilmore Girls' Actor Edward Herrmann, Who Also Portrayed FDR, Dies

23:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Cops And Jailed On False Charges Walks Free

23:13 [The Hindu - News] D. Radhakrishnan: ‘No Caesarean section in Ooty hospital for now’

23:13 [The Hindu - News] D. Radhakrishnan,R. Sairam: One more woman dies in Ooty Maternity Hospital

23:13 [The Hindu - News] P. V. Srividya: CWC legalises adoption of 2-year-old

23:15 [CNN: Money] Three media predictions for 2015 //

23:15 [Truthdig] Climate Deniers, Like Big Tobacco, Thrive Behind a Smoke Screen of Doubt

23:17 [NPR] Kristofor Husted: Luck Be A Lentil Tonight! What The World Eats To Welcome The New Year

23:19 [The Hindu - News] C. Gouridasan Nair: CPI(M) district meetings begin today

23:19 [The Hindu - News] K. S. Sudhi: Tribespeople take digital route to market

23:20 [Fox News] Fox News Online: 35 killed in Shanghai stampede, local media says

23:22 [The Independent] Things can only get better: shares end year with £46bn wiped off

23:22 [The Independent] Our New Year jargon guide: The words we'll miss in 2015

23:22 [The Independent] Market Report: Hopes of a last-chance 2014 rally dashed

23:22 [The Independent] Sarah Hogg joins board of Times Newspapers

23:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Reese Schonfeld: Cuba: A New Year's Present

23:23 [AL JAZEERA] Dozens killed in New Year's stampede in China

23:24 [The Hindu - News] C. Gouridasan Nair: Giji Thomson set to be next Chief Secretary

23:24 [The Hindu - News] Special Correspondent: Prohibition: Kerala to move SC against HC verdict

23:24 [CNN] Edward Herrmann, 'Gilmore Girls' star, dead at 71

23:27 [Deutsche Welle] Dozens killed in Shanghai New Year's celebrations

23:27 [straight] Charlie Smith: New Year's fireworks light up the skies around Taipei 101 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/OFy9CLd7-hA.jpg

23:27 [NPR] Long-Awaited College Football Playoff Finally Here

23:29 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: 2014 (In 5 Narratives)

23:29 [CNN: Money] 4 New Year's resolutions for investors //

23:30 [CNN] Call to empathy after transgender teen's death(Opinion)

23:31 [Disinformation] Good German: A Fascist Spectacle in New York City

23:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ben Spielberg: Whether for Life or for One Year, Banning Gay Blood Donation Is Bad Science

23:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: Out with 2014, in With 2015, and Up With People

23:35 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Sierra Leone Religious Leaders to Launch Ebola Prayer Campaign

23:36 [CNN] Pregnant passenger in labor diverts flight

23:40 [Telegraph] Victoria Ward: Gordon Ramsay still fighting Tenerife restaurant trading on his name

23:40 [Telegraph] Matthew Holehouse: Warships, jets and tanks worth £2.5 billion scrapped in Whitehall cost-cutting drive

23:40 [Telegraph] Peter Dominiczak: David Cameron: Conservative reforms 'changing the values of Britain'

23:40 [Telegraph] Peter Dominiczak: Nigel Farage: Links to a 'racist age' could 'bury' Ukip

23:40 [Telegraph] Gregory Walton: Rail operators forced to tell passengers how to get cheapest fare

23:42 [NPR] Poulomi Basu: A Haven In A Land Of Unsafe Abortions

23:43 [Guardian] David Hytner: Arsène Wenger: Theo Walcott ‘edgy’ over return to full-blooded contact

23:44 [The Hindu - News] Muralidhara Khajane: Mehdi case investigator Nimbalkar transferred

23:44 [CNN: Travel] Pregnant passenger diverts flight

23:45 [Fox News] Fox News Online: Walmart tragedy: Young mom killed after 2-year-old son grabs gun - Edmonton police: Man kills 8, commits suicide

23:46 [Raw Story] Agence France-Presse: Scientists discover first known frog that gives birth to tadpoles instead of laying eggs

23:47 [AL JAZEERA] Palestinians request membership of ICC

23:49 [Voice of America] Reuters: With Eyes on Russia, Lithuania Joins Eurozone

23:50 [Slashdot] samzenpus: WikiLeaks Claims Employee's Google Mail, Metadata Seized By US Government

23:52 [The Hindu - News] Reuters: 35 killed, dozens injured in New Year’s stampede in Shanghai

23:56 [Fox News: politics] Doug McKelway: Jeb Bush faces conservative scrutiny after dipping toe in 2016 waters //

23:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andy Campbell: Protesters Storm St. Louis Police Headquarters With Eviction Notice

23:59 [zero hedge] Tyler Durden: "New Normal" America, In One Picture

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