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00:00 [CNN] 'Homeland' season 3: Scoop on Brody's absence, Carrie's 'bleak' start

00:00 [CNN] Arab League Fast Facts

00:00 [Truthdig] Out of Control

00:01 [Slashdot] Why the Internet Needs Cognitive Protocols

00:02 [The Hindu - News] Politics overshadows Siddaramaiah’s budget reply

00:03 [Disinformation] US Empire of Bases: Destruction of Okinawa

00:04 [Reuters: politics] 'Obamacare' mandate delay will cost $12 billion, affect 1 million workers

00:04 [Reuters: politics] U.S. to declassify documents on spy programs, surveillance court

00:05 [CNET News] Curiosity team dishes on SarcasticRover, looks ahead

00:05 [Guardian] Spanish train's black boxes reveal driver was on phone to rail firm

00:05 [Guardian] Bradley Manning cleared of 'aiding the enemy' but guilty of most other charges

00:05 [Good] Heroes of the Sun: Hope and Music in Haiti's Cité Soleil

00:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Scoop on 'Homeland' season 3

00:06 [The Hindu - News] 'If JD(S) offers a tie-up proposal, BJP will consider'

00:08 [The Hindu - News] Consanguineous marriages are common here

00:08 [AlterNet] Eliot Spitzer Could Take on Private Equity Firms That Scam New York City

00:09 [CNN: Politics] GOP attacks deficit of women

00:09 [CNN: Politics] Israel, Palestinians launch sustained peace talks

00:12 [zero hedge] Guest Post: What Happens When The Oil Runs Out?

00:13 [Telegraph] Third soldier dies after SAS selection test

00:13 [Raw Story] Democrats seek to systemically debunk Republican’s IRS claims

00:15 [straight] The present is never separate in Double Zero at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_VisArts_Nikkei2_2380.jpg

00:15 [Truthdig] Housing Market Heats Up

00:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Brace yourself for more heat

00:19 [Global Voices] Bangladesh Experiences Second Stage Of Cyber Crime

00:20 [The Hindu - News] Attappady water schemes wasted: study

00:20 [The Hindu - News] Chandy holds talks with Mani, Kunhalikutty

00:21 [Fox News] Airline worker, pal charged with stealing luggage after Asiana crash

00:21 [Fox News] Saudi investor warns of US energy boom effects

00:21 [Fox News] Religious scholar who doesn't believe in God wants to become Navy chaplain

00:21 [Fox News] Man allegedly drove 1,500 miles to plant recorder in ex-girlfriend's home

00:21 [Fox News] Dad of 24 children found dead inside Detroit building

00:21 [Fox News] Pa. sues to stop issuance of gay marriage licenses

00:21 [Fox News] Police sergeant reportedly resigns after posting nude pics while on-duty

00:21 [Fox News] Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy in WikiLeaks case, still may face 128 years in prison

00:21 [Fox News] Girl with peanut allergy dies after taking bite of treat at California summer camp

00:21 [Fox News] San Diego City Council to sue Filner over costs from sexual harassment lawsuit

00:21 [Fox News] Israeli, Palestinian negotiators set goal of peace deal in 9 months

00:22 [The Hindu - News] Kerala to press for railway zone

00:23 [Raw Story] Rand Paul: Chris Christie ‘is the king of bacon’

00:31 [Slate Magazine] Know Your Enemy

00:32 [Deutsche Welle] US, Liechtenstein reach settlement in tax evasion case

00:32 [zero hedge] Marc Faber On Central Banker Actions: "Insane People Don't Realize They're Insane"

00:32 [Pravda] Refugees are Humans

00:34 [CNN] Bradley Manning acquitted of aiding the enemy

00:34 [Fox News: politics] Senate confirms all NLRB nominees after agreement

00:34 [Fox News: politics] VA struggles with behind-schedule, over-budget construction projects

00:35 [OpEdNews] AFL-CIO shrugs off Detroit bankruptcy

00:36 [Reuters: politics] Wal-Mart, Google, others back U.S. bill to fight 'patent trolls'

00:36 [Reuters] Wal-Mart, Google, others back U.S. bill to fight 'patent trolls'

00:39 [Global Voices] Brutal Attack on Moscow Cop Reignites Russian Ethnic Tensions

00:39 [Global Voices] Kuwaiti Emir Pardons those who Insulted Him

00:40 [NPR] Immigration Issue Shows Big Money Doesn't Always Win In D.C.

00:43 [Telegraph] Council offers dialect workshops to residents baffled by local language

00:43 [Telegraph] Yellow alert: 'silent killer' ragwort spreading across countryside can be fatal to horses

00:44 [Voice of America] Kokab Farshori: Foreign Fighters in Syria a Potential Security Problem in Other Countries

00:44 [straight] Show a little leg in Club Monaco's Valerie Skirt /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FAS_KoolThing_2380.jpg

00:46 [CNN] MIT report: We did not 'target' Aaron Swartz

00:46 [Slashdot] Moscow Subway To Use Special Devices To Read Data On Passengers' Phones

00:47 [Sydney Morning Herald] Kevin Rudd flies in Obama's 'attack dog'

00:47 [straight] Nepalese fish curry brings back memories /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Gurkha2-2380.jpg

00:55 [CNN: Money] The truth about Amazon's jobs

00:55 [CNN: Money] Government shutdown won't end Obamacare

00:55 [CNET News] Pinterest adds animated pinning shortcut to iOS app

00:57 [CNN: Politics] No bail for cathedral vandalism suspect

00:57 [CNN: Politics] Issa accuses IRS of obstruction

00:57 [CNN: Politics] Mideast peace talks resume

00:57 [CNN: Politics] Court: Manning didn't aid enemy

00:58 [Reuters] U.S. deepens scrutiny of banks' roles in commodities

00:59 [Mother Jones] The Crucial Question for the American West: How Long Will the Water Hold Out?

01:03 [Disinformation] Lee Camp: Thinking Of Reporting A Vatican Sex Crime? Now It’s Illegal!

01:04 [Reuters] Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Iraq bombings

01:05 [Guardian] Barclays fights FCA report into 2008 cash call

01:05 [Guardian] Asylum detainee on hunger strike 'close to death'

01:05 [OpEdNews] Gag Me With Lawrence Summers

01:09 [BBC: Technology] UK completes digital switchover

01:12 [The Nation] The Trials of Bradley Manning

01:12 [Slashdot] Scientists Demonstrate Ultra-Fast Magnetite Electrical Switch

01:14 [Raw Story] Bernie Sanders debates conservative economist over living wage laws

01:14 [Raw Story] U.S. to declassify documents on NSA spy programs

01:15 [straight] David Suzuki: The mystery of dying bees /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/bee.jpg

01:15 [Guardian] Lords say Amazon-style tax avoidance schemes must end

01:16 [zero hedge] What Happens Next?

01:16 [Reuters: politics] Senate confirms full slate of labor board nominees

01:17 [The Nation] The Trials of Bradley Manning

01:19 [CNET News] Microsoft Surface revenue comes in at $853 million

01:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Blind woman groped on train

01:22 [Voice of America] June Soh: Teen Girls Learn Firefighting

01:22 [Campaign For Liberty] Urgent Action Alert: Senate Vote on Aid to Egypt

01:24 [CNN] Israel, Palestinians launch sustained peace talks

01:24 [Fox News: politics] Top Illinois lawmakers sue Gov. Quinn over pay freeze

01:27 [straight] Hands on with Google Glass /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/googooglass3.jpg

01:29 [Raw Story] Senate confirms full slate of labor board nominees

01:29 [Raw Story] New EPA chief: Can we stop talking about regulations killing jobs, please?

01:30 [CNET News] CEO Kovacs jumps from Mozilla to AVG

01:31 [OpEdNews] Resist Being Branded

01:31 [Telegraph] Switch off from work to make better decisions, media mogul claims

01:31 [Telegraph] Robert Mugabe will 'surrender' power if he loses Zimbabwe election but predicts victory for Zanu PF

01:31 [Telegraph] M&S and supermarkets slammed for short-changing shoppers on price labels

01:31 [Telegraph] List shows worst culprits in blue chip hacking scandal

01:31 [Telegraph] Whiplash claimants should provide proof on injuries, MPs say

01:38 [Reuters: politics] Weiner vows in video to stay in New York City mayoral race

01:39 [Raw Story] Study finds religious priming does not promote self-control

01:40 [CNN] DA: Airline employee, fiancee stole bags at San Francisco airport

01:41 [CNET News] Google launches Views Web site for user-uploaded photo spheres

01:41 [CNET News] Smart calendar Tempo launches in Australia and New Zealand

01:41 [Spiegel] Bradley Manning Convicted: US Shows No Mercy for Whistleblower

01:43 [Slashdot] Sad Day In FarmVille: Facebook's New Game Developer Program Could Trouble Zynga

01:44 [CNN: Crime] Judge: 3 ex-Penn State administrators will face trial

01:45 [Telegraph] Britain's defence cuts are 'critical concern'

01:46 [OpEdNews] Cruel Arithmetic and President Obama's Big Speech

01:46 [OpEdNews] Bringing Down the Teaching Profession at the NEA National Conference

01:49 [Big Think] With This Device, Employees' RFID Badges Really Aren't Safe

01:50 [CNN] Medical researcher pleads not guilty in wife's cyanide death

01:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] 600 lashes for website founder

01:51 [Fox News] Judge orders 3 former Penn State officials to stand trial in Sandusky scandal

01:52 [zero hedge] Bank Of England Helped Reichsbank Sell Its Nazi Gold

01:55 [Truthdig] Conflicts Within Islam Complicate U.S. Foreign Policy

01:55 [Truthdig] Obama’s New ‘Grand Bargain,’ Scahill’s Reaction to Manning Verdict, and More

01:56 [OpEdNews] Fresh Air from an Austrian Priest

01:56 [Russia Today] Suspected Nazi war criminals in deportation limbo reap rewards of freedom in US

02:00 [Voice of America] Pentagon Report Foresees Need for Afghan Support Beyond 2014

02:00 [CNN] GOP attacks its female deficit in Congress

02:00 [Slashdot] Google Argues Against Net Neutrality

02:03 [Disinformation] Jetman Takes to the Sky in Custom Flight Suit

02:05 [CNN] California rehab clinics bill taxpayers for fake clients, addictions

02:09 [Raw Story] Julian Assange expects Bradley Manning to appeal ‘dangerous’ verdict

02:10 [Reuters] Zimbabweans face third Mugabe-Tsvangirai showdown

02:12 [BBC: Health] Pill linked to long life in mice

02:15 [straight] La Pentola surprises with Famiglia Supper Series /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/La%20Pentola%20famiglia%20dinner.jpg

02:18 [Telegraph] Elderly man rescued from 'decade of captivity' in Houston garage dies

02:18 [BBC: Education] Don't eat in silence, urges campaign

02:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obeid, Macdonald to learn their fate

02:21 [BBC: Education] 'Rethink university default': CBI

02:21 [OpEdNews] touching, inspiring video of Dustin Hoffman, talking about his insights into being a woman and how men treat women

02:24 [straight] Vancouver City Hall makes official Pride Week 2013 proclamation /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Pride%20Launch%20014.JPG

02:24 [straight] Photos: Behind the scenes (and the fireworks) at the 2013 Honda Celebration of Light /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/fireworksback1_130730.jpg

02:26 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Manning damage has fallen well short of worst U.S. fears

02:30 [Truthdig] Yes We Could. So Why Don’t We?

02:31 [zero hedge] Myth-Busting With Lakshman Achuthan: "The US Is Worse Than Japan In the 90s"

02:41 [Russia Today] Millions in farm subsidies doled out to dead US farmers

02:41 [CBC: politics] Bradley Manning guilty verdict draws mixed reaction

02:44 [Reuters: politics] House Republicans: IRS documents show bias against conservatives

02:44 [Guardian] Senators strongly criticise intelligence chiefs over NSA data collection

02:48 [Financial Times] India to usher in its 29th state

02:55 [Reuters: politics] Clinton-Biden breakfast has Washington scrambling for clues

02:56 [CNN] San Diego mayor, city council argue over costs in sex harassment case

02:58 [CNET News] Fab to cut more than 100 jobs, 15 percent of site's workforce

02:58 [CNET News] Bon Jovi's keyboard player wore my Google Glass! (Gosh)

03:00 [Reuters: politics] San Diego sues its own mayor in sex harassment case

03:04 [Raw Story] Scientists move one step closer to resurrecting woolly mammoths

03:04 [Telegraph] College student abandoned in windowless police cell for four days reaches $4m settlement with US government

03:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Why did you kill my son?'

03:09 [CNN] Yemeni girl from YouTube wants education, not marriage

03:14 [Voice of America] Ricci Shryock: Legislative Elections Could Boost Guinea's Revenues, says IMF

03:15 [Fox News] Obama Bolsters Keystone Jobs Claim

03:15 [Fox News] BOON OR BOONDOGGLE? Debate Rages Over New Nuclear Technology /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:15 [Fox News] 'IT'S REALLY A TRAGEDY' VA Hit For Overspending, Delays on New Facilities /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:15 [Fox News] OPINIONLiberal Media's Unfair Attack on Fox Interview

03:17 [Deutsche Welle] Mugabe, Tsvangirai face off in Zimbabwe's presidential elections

03:17 [Slashdot] Alcatel-Lucent Cuts Go Deeper — 7,500 Jobs Gone and Counting

03:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Macca and prostitute Tiffanie

03:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nathaniel P. Morris: Obamacare and the 2014 Midterms

03:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] RJ: Richard (RJ) Eskow: Bankers: The Real House Thieves of New Jersey

03:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep -- Caricature of Bradley Manning

03:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nicholas Kralev: Diplomacy and Intelligence: Are U.S. Embassies Fronts for the CIA? (VIDEO)

03:31 [OpEdNews] In an Economic Democracy, Stiglitz & Reich Would Be Contenders for Fed Head

03:32 [zero hedge] If "Europe Is Fine" Why Is Deutsche Bank Deleveraging At The Fastest Pace Since The Crisis of 2011?

03:33 [Reuters] Egypt allows EU envoy to see deposed president

03:36 [Russia Today] Bradley Manning lynched by the US government

03:36 [OpEdNews] What the Verdict in Bradley Manning's Trial Means for Whistleblowers

03:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] How cyclists save us all money

03:40 [NPR] Report: IRS Scrutiny Worse For Conservatives

04:01 [CNN] Stolen Stradivarius violin found after more than two years

04:03 [CNET News] Turning a regular microscope into billion-pixel imaging system

04:03 [Disinformation] Chicago Cops Kill 95 Year-Old Nursing Home Resident With Bean-Bag Round

04:04 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Should You Trust Your Instincts on Gold?

04:05 [Slashdot] Remember the Computer Science Past Or Be Condemned To Repeat It?

04:09 [CNN] California teen allegedly held captive on marijuana 'farm'

04:09 [CNN] Salad mix blamed for cyclospora outbreak in Nebraska, Iowa

04:09 [Unicef] Liam Neeson supports UNICEF anti-violence initiative

04:09 [Unicef] Grace Akallo comes back from the last place on earth

04:10 [CNET News] Mobile payment provider Isis readies national rollout

04:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rudd flies in Obama's 'attack dog'

04:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obeid, Macdonald acted corruptly: ICAC

04:14 [Raw Story] Chris Hayes mocks Bill O’Reilly with satirical tirade against white culture

04:16 [Russia Today] Manning verdict: US saying ‘send back whistleblowers, we're not charging them with capital offenses'

04:21 [CNET News] Google: invite a friend to the Google Glass Explorer Program

04:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] The car deal too good to be true

04:33 [CNN] Court: No immunity from suit for ex-transit officer in Grant killing

04:34 [Raw Story] Jeffrey Toobin and Glenn Greenwald fiercely battle over Bradley Manning

04:34 [Raw Story] Amnesty International: California prison conditions an ‘affront to human rights’

04:36 [zero hedge] Things That Make You Go Hmmm... Like Fed-Induced Sugar Crashes

04:38 [Telegraph] Anthony Weiner releases campaign video pledging not to quit the New York mayoral race

04:43 [Guardian] Prisoner abandoned in cell gets payout worth millions

04:44 [CNN] Oh baby! Mother gives birth to 13-pound girl in Germany

04:46 [OpEdNews] Ties that Bind - How the BOP Undermines Families, Part Two

04:49 [The Hindu - News] One SMS, and Amina Wadud’s lecture was called off

04:51 [Reuters] Panama uncovers fighter jet engines from seized North Korea ship

04:52 [Deutsche Welle] Committee probes German ministry's drone debacle

04:52 [CNN] Death of soccer star Benitez leaves family, fans reeling

04:55 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:55 [Reuters: politics] Top Democrat Reid criticizes Republican-White House budget talks

05:01 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka arrests 65 Indian fishermen

05:01 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:01 [The Hindu - News] Chennai's shopping hubs are tinderboxes

05:01 [CNN] Robber steals $53 million worth of jewels in Cannes, police say

05:03 [CNN] State news: China's Bo Xilai indicted for corruption, abuse of power

05:03 [CNN] Daniel Chong, forgotten in DEA cell, settles suit for $4.1 million

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Dance team from Chennai on a dream run

05:12 [zero hedge] The Fed, The Ponies, And Sunk Costs

05:14 [CNN] Car bombings pummel Baghdad and other areas of Iraq; 43 dead

05:15 [The Hindu - News] Repair work on damaged churches will not begin before weekend, says CMRL

05:16 [Russia Today] Outsourced Oklahoma 'counterfeit cops' suspected of illegal property seizures

05:24 [Telegraph] UN official tells Chile to stop using anti-terrorism law against Mapuche in land dispute

05:29 [The Hindu - News] Burglar strikes at shipping agencies

05:31 [The Hindu - News] Farmers complain of bribery

05:33 [CNET News] Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

05:33 [The Hindu - News] Infant’s body found in Cooum

05:35 [Reuters] U.S. to declassify documents on spy programs, surveillance court

05:37 [AntiWar] Fresh Iraq Attacks Leave 33 Dead, 73 Wounded

05:37 [straight] Vancouver's Queer Arts Festival's visual art exhibit explores transgression /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/QueerArts%20001.JPG

05:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] When Ian and Eddie 'acted corruptly'

05:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] The minister and prostitute Tiffanie

05:56 [Russia Today] Obama administration to declassify secret Verizon order - report

06:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] $5 a day to end 'roaming rip-off'

06:00 [Truthdig] Before Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin, There Was Oliver Beasley

06:00 [AntiWar] The Moral Verdict on Bradley Manning: A Conviction of Love in Action

06:01 [BBC: Technology] HTC warns of first operating loss

06:06 [Russia Today] Racial discrimination worries raised by FBI screening

06:08 [Slashdot] Ad Networks Lay Path To Million-Strong Browser Botnet

06:09 [Reuters] Ride-sharing companies may lose 'bandit cab' stigma in California

06:19 [Big Think] Christopher Hitchens: How To Demystify With The Best Of 'Em

06:20 [The Hindu - News] UN investigator urges Chile to stop using violence against Mapuche Indians

06:27 [CNN] Man who scored first points in NBA history dies at 94

06:27 [CNN] Researchers out to find Great White sharks in 'Jaws' territory

06:27 [CNN] Bill, Chelsea Clinton return to Africa for foundation work

06:30 [AntiWar] ‘King of Bacon’ Attacks Libertarians

06:30 [AntiWar] Ex-Envoy’s Account Clarifies Iran’s 2003 Nuclear Decision

06:30 [AntiWar] Kill Wasteful Missile Defense Efforts

06:30 [AntiWar] Positive Signals Between Iran and U.S. Intensifying

06:33 [Moral Low Ground] Arkansas Girl Kali Hardig Battling Rare, Deadly Brain-Eating Parasite

06:38 [CNN] Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash: Couple stole passengers' bags at SFO

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Corporation to launch drive against illegal water connections

06:44 [The Hindu - News] Set up anti-ragging committees in colleges: Collector

06:49 [AlterNet] Is Wal-Mart Purging Activists Who Went On Strike?

06:50 [Fox News: politics] San Diego City Council to sue Filner over costs from sexual harassment lawsuit

06:50 [The Hindu - News] ‘Samudra Manthan’ in final stage

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Streamline functioning of welfare boards: Tiruchi unions

06:54 [Voice of America] Zimbabweans Vote for President, Parliament

06:56 [The Hindu - News] Anti-sabotage checks at venue of Advani’s meeting in Salem

06:57 [CNN] Pakistan TV show hosted by Aamir Liaquat Hussain gives away babies

06:58 [Moral Low Ground] Caribbean Nations Demand Slavery Reparations from Europe

07:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I f--- better at 47 than at 20'

07:02 [Deutsche Welle] Manning verdict a warning to others?

07:02 [The Hindu - News] Special police team searches houses of accused in Melapalayam

07:04 [Raw Story] John Oliver rips Halliburton for destroying the Gulf of Mexico: They can go eat a bag of dicks

07:04 [Raw Story] Because sometimes you have to vote with your wallet

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Elephant kills man near Hiriyur

07:10 [CNN] Pakistan to indict Musharraf in Bhutto killing case, lawyer says

07:10 [Guardian] Telangana state closer to reality after Indian government approval

07:10 [Guardian] Pope Francis: gay priests in the Vatican? Yes. A gay conspiracy? No

07:12 [Slashdot] NASA Appoints New Chief Scientist

07:12 [Telegraph] Keep the flame alive: Fall in pupils getting more than two hours of PE a week

07:12 [Telegraph] Stop talking down economy, Grant Shapps tells Labour

07:12 [Telegraph] Keep the flame alive: Coalition has squandered Olympic Legacy, say Stephen Twigg and Harriet Harman

07:12 [Telegraph] Rude wordplay is fine before 9pm, says the BBC

07:12 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka assembly passes budget amid BJP walkout

07:16 [Reuters] U.S. economy likely lost step in second; expected to regain pace

07:17 [The Hindu - News] No half measures for new Delhi police chief

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Mexican state approves homosexual marriages

07:19 [Big Think] Is the Pope Catholic?

07:25 [CNN] Researchers out to find great white sharks in 'Jaws' territory

07:27 [Fin24 News] Cape Town rail link explored

07:37 [Deutsche Welle] No release in sight for Tymoshenko

07:39 [CNN] Zimbabwe votes in fiercely contested election

07:39 [The Hindu - News] Israeli-Palestinian aim- A peace deal in 9 months

07:42 [Telegraph] Smoke in the cockpit forces American Eagle flight to make emergency landing

07:42 [Telegraph] Clashes in north west Pakistan leaves 10 dead

07:42 [Telegraph] Six killed in Philippines communist rebel clash

07:42 [Telegraph] IFS: State pension less affordable in independent Scotland

07:43 [The Hindu - News] VACB directed to register case against Kozhikode Mayor

07:49 [CNET News] HBO on Chromecast to make Game of Thrones more portable?

07:53 [The Hindu - News] NFL stock tanks 5%; issue subscribed 24% in early trade

07:57 [The Hindu - News] Cheaper vegetables draw crowds to Bibikulam farmers’ market

07:59 [The Hindu - News] A unique Friday release

07:59 [Fox News: politics] FAA bans foreign airlines from making side-by-side landings at San Francisco airport

08:01 [The Hindu - News] The Working Elderly - Winners & Finalists

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Gudalur banana growers tap global market

08:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Campbell: Cantaloupe Calves, Steven King and a Self-Destructive GOP

08:04 [Disinformation] Welcome to Paradise

08:05 [The Hindu - News] Indefinite fast for liquor ban in Madurai enters day 2

08:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Knock at door, gun put to head

08:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] This gaffe reel was brought to you by ...

08:10 [CNN] Defense witness criticizes FBI's inaction on Whitey Bulger

08:11 [The Hindu - News] SIT to inquire into MG College incidents

08:11 [The Hindu - News] Green activists want halt of sand mining in Gunderipallam

08:15 [The Hindu - News] Water release from Parambikulam to Thirumurthi in August

08:17 [The Hindu - News] Hartal supporters vent their ire on vehicles

08:21 [The Hindu - News] Bandh in Rayalaseema, coastal Andhra against bifucation

08:24 [CNET News] Ex-Facebook CTO Bret Taylor launches Quip word processor

08:25 [The Hindu - News] Bandh in Rayalaseema, coastal Andhra against Telangana formation

08:27 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Floors quiet ahead of Fed decision

08:28 [CNN] Government report: TSA employee misconduct up 26% in 3 years

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Students fall sick after eating food at Pollachi hostel

08:30 [Slashdot] SF Airport Officials Make Citizen Arrests of Internet Rideshare Drivers

08:32 [Deutsche Welle] Aerospace giant EADS restructures under Airbus name

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Union members picket offices, court arrest in Ramanathapuram

08:35 [Mother Jones] Government Set to Release Verizon Phone Records Order

08:35 [The Independent] Police seek three men after rape of 12-year-old girl in Walthamstow

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Entries from Chennai, Kolkata, Indore win top prizes at The Hindu's photo contest

08:36 [Fin24 News] Pay-back for construction cartel

08:37 [Financial Times] Taiwan economic growth beats forecasts

08:39 [The Hindu - News] School is a distant dream for Sittraruvipatti children

08:41 [Guardian] Police link 22 law firms to rogue private investigators

08:41 [The Hindu - News] CPI fails to keep its election manifestos

08:41 [The Hindu - News] A city where the disabled feel hemmed in

08:42 [] Kazakhstan: Pedal Power Meets the Sun

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Areca farmers to get payout

08:45 [CNN] Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash: Couple stole passengers' luggage

08:45 [Reuters] Cambodian opposition raises the stakes by claiming election win

08:46 [Telegraph] EU migrants should be banned from claiming benefits for two years

08:46 [Telegraph] Rape victims let down by CPS, says watchdog

08:48 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore boy designs ambhibious bicycle

08:50 [The Hindu - News] 31bg bus

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Jain leader killed in road accident in Hosangadi

08:50 [The Independent] Bank of England sold stolen Nazi gold

08:50 [The Independent] Big freeze boosts British Gas owner Centrica's profits to £356m

08:51 [Voice of America] VOA News: Zimbabweans Vote for President, Parliament

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Thiruvananthapuram ''she-toilets'' fail to draw women

08:53 [Guardian] Publish secret list of firms that used private investigators, say MPs

08:54 [Fin24 News] Obama offers 'grand jobs bargain'

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Another Congress MLA resigns for United Andhra

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Holenarasipur has seen no floods, has flood protection wall

08:56 [CNN] Report: FBI wanted to fly Edward Snowden's father to Moscow

08:58 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa withdraws petition on judge

09:00 [The Hindu - News] Sixth Congress MLA quits over Telangana

09:00 [The Hindu - News] KSRTC suspends services to Andhra Pradesh

09:02 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe election: country heads to the polls

09:02 [Telegraph] Quiz: Do you know your car dashboard lights?

09:02 [Telegraph] We could resurrect ancient woolly mammoths, says scientist behind Dolly the sheep

09:02 [Telegraph] Britain's first Muslim MP Mohammed Sarwar appointed governor of Punjab

09:04 [CNN] Thai Koh Samet beach oil leak 'threatens tourism, fishing industries'

09:04 [CNN] Florida deputies mistake man for car thief in his own driveway

09:06 [Good] Video: Talking Shit About Better Sanitation

09:06 [The Hindu - News] IAS officer to probe Mysore land scam

09:06 [Fin24 News] Davies wants details on R34m Dlomo deal

09:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obeid hid behind threats, lawyers

09:11 [Guardian] Bradley Manning verdict: cleared of 'aiding the enemy' but guilty of other charges

09:11 [straight] How soon is too soon to reveal my kink? /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/dan%20savage_0_2_0.jpg

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Andhra bifurcation set to give a push to real estate sector

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Delhi Metro: Airport Express service to start early, end late

09:14 [Reuters] Zawahri vows al Qaeda to free Guantanamo inmates

09:15 [Guardian] Student abandoned in prison cell gets $4.1m payout

09:15 [Guardian] Zimbabwe: rural violence mars peaceful election campaign

09:15 [Guardian] Telangana: new Indian state closer to reality after government approval

09:16 [NPR] Farm Laborers Get A Foothold With Their Own Organic Farms

09:17 [BBC: Science & Environment] Female friendships boost bird mating

09:17 [CNN] Civilian casualties in Afghanistan up by nearly a quarter, U.N. says

09:18 [Fox News: politics] Top Illinois lawmakers sue Gov. Quinn over pay freeze

09:19 [Voice of America] Steve Herman: More N. Korean Long-Range Rocket Launches Expected 'Soon'

09:20 [Fox News] GOP Blasts Obama's Jobs 'Bargain'

09:20 [Fox News] 'IMPEDE AND OBSTRUCT' House Panel Accuses IRS Of Stonewalling Probe /i/redes/icon-video.gif

09:20 [Fox News] 'HORRIBLE ACCIDENT' Feds Reach $4M Settlement With Student Left in Cell

09:22 [Financial Times] Zimbabwe heads to the polls

09:22 [CNN: Crime] MIT report: We did not 'target' Aaron Swartz

09:22 [CNN: Crime] Daniel Chong, forgotten in DEA cell, settles suit for $4.1 million

09:22 [CNN: Crime] DA: Airline employee, fiancée stole bags at San Francisco's airport

09:22 [CNN: Crime] Medical researcher pleads not guilty in wife's cyanide death

09:22 [CNN: Crime] Court: No immunity from lawsuit for ex-officer who killed Oscar Grant

09:22 [CNN: Crime] Feds: Calif. teen alleges captivity, sexual abuse on marijuana 'farm'

09:22 [CNN: Crime] What's next for Bradley Manning?

09:26 [NPR] In Florida, A Clash Over Exhuming Bodies At Reform School

09:27 [Guardian] Secret list of firms that used private investigators should be published, say MPs

09:27 [Guardian] Police destroying sex offence suspects' DNA profiles, says Labour

09:28 [CNN] Michael Jackson's estate consultant helps AEG Live's defense

09:30 [The Hindu - News] 2G: Court asks Mittal, Ruia to get clarification from SC

09:34 [CNN] Florida deputies shoot man they mistook for car thief at his own house

09:38 [CNET News] OpenTable sees mobile payments on app's menu

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Polls in six panchayats put off

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore boy designs amphibious bicycle

09:46 [NPR] Pickleball, Anyone? Senior Athletes Play New Games And Old

09:46 [NPR] Why Would You Volunteer For Next Year's Super Bowl?

09:46 [NPR] Ford Taking America's Best-Selling Truck All 'Natural'

09:46 [The Hindu - News] SC asks Swamy to inform JJB to defer verdict involving minor

09:47 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Busy' tanks bring out best in fish

09:47 [OpEdNews] We are the enemy Manning and Snowden aided

09:48 [Global Voices] Racist Slur As A Brand Name

09:53 [Deutsche Welle] German defense minister de Maiziere to testify before Euro Hawk committee

09:53 [The Independent] Hollywood’s in need of a superhero - to recover its money from China

09:53 [The Independent] About Time: After three Baftas and an Oscar nomination, Richard Curtis announces his final romcom

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Boy killed in Windsor Place police firing cremated

09:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Boyfriend beheads lover's puppy

09:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Another day, another scandal engulfs Anthony Weiner

09:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Twist in wife bashing death case

09:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bracken, CA in pre-trial battle

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09:55 [Guardian] British Gas profits rise during winter chill

09:58 [Deutsche Welle] French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen logs narrowing losses

09:58 [Deutsche Welle] UN highlights rise in Afghanistan civilian casualties

09:59 [BBC: Entertainment] Benjamin star Eileen Brennan dies

09:59 [CNN] Inmate's bold escape caught in jailhouse security video

10:00 [Truthdig] Patrick Cockburn: Covering Syria’s Complicated Civil War

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Coal Ministry offers 5 lignite mines to PSUs, invites proposals

10:08 [The Independent] My Village and Other Aliens: Terence Blacker's confessions of a Fringe virgin

10:08 [The Independent] Film review: Blue Jasmine - Cate Blanchett is magnificent and monstrous in Woody Allen's return to form

10:08 [The Hindu - News] Protesting students’ JAC chairman arrested

10:10 [CNN] Thailand Koh Samet beach oil spill 'threatens tourism, fishing industries'

10:10 [The Hindu - News] Kuruvai down, but samba may be bountiful

10:10 [CNET News] Canon Vixia mini targets selfie video shooters

10:13 [Guardian] Police seek three men after rape of 12-year-old girl in east London

10:14 [The Hindu - News] ‘T’ decision sparks angry protests in city

10:16 [The Hindu - News] ‘Samacheer Kalvi’ changes Tiruchi parents' preference

10:17 [Russia Today] Aloha! Hawaii to offer homeless one-way ticket out of state

10:19 [Telegraph] Right to die fight: judges to rule on cases

10:19 [Fin24 News] Marcus: Reducing unemployment is top job

10:19 [Fox News] Judge orders 3 Penn State ex-officials to stand trial

10:19 [Fox News] Police fear missing California girl with 'armed and dangerous' sex offender

10:19 [Fox News] TODD STARNES: San Antonio proposal could bar Christians from city council

10:19 [Fox News] Colorado police warn of self-described Islamist jihadist

10:19 [Fox News] Gitmo prisoners reportedly clamoring for '50 Shades'

10:19 [Fox News] Ride-share drivers cited at SF airport for trespassing

10:19 [Fox News] Ga. veteran fights to fly American, Marine Corps flags

10:19 [Fox News] Prosecutors: Woman had soda can with green paint

10:19 [Fox News] Bradley Manning still faces up to 128 years in prison

10:19 [Fox News] Texas man gets another wrong water bill topping $66G

10:19 [Fox News] Report: MLB tells union which players it will suspend

10:20 [Fox News: politics] House panel accuses IRS's Werfel of stonewalling probe

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Road map for north Andhra released

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Sabotage suspected in fire at Ariyamangalam

10:24 [The Independent] Police forced to destroy DNA records of thousands of suspected rapists and violent criminals

10:29 [BBC: Entertainment] Meeting Mr Controversial

10:29 [The Hindu - News] CPI fails to store its election manifestos

10:32 [OpEdNews] Treason Part 1: Casino Capitalism

10:33 [The Hindu - News] Canadian Consul invites investors from Vizag

10:34 [] Ex-Envoy’s Account Clarifies Iran’s 2003 Nuclear Decision

10:35 [Telegraph] Amazing view of Andromeda Galaxy captured

10:35 [Telegraph] Bradley Manning is a 'hero', says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

10:37 [The Hindu - News] Towards a career in filmmaking

10:39 [Reuters] U.S. economy likely lost step in second quarter; expected to regain pace

10:39 [The Independent] EADS changes name to Airbus in bid for Boeing competition

10:39 [The Independent] See you Slater: EastEnders actress Gillian Wright quits soap, but says Jean might return one day

10:39 [The Independent] Return of the heatwave: Sunnier conditions set to banish rain and storms – for one day at least

10:40 [Pravda] Good bye, totalitarian Facebook

10:40 [Pravda] Sea World Entertainment and Guantanamo Bay: Captivity, Torture and Slow Death

10:41 [The Hindu - News] Impact of bifurcation on PR polls unlikely

10:48 [OpEdNews] How Misguided Political Acitivists Destroy Us

10:51 [Telegraph] Syria's President Basher al-Assad joins Instagram

10:51 [Telegraph] Revealed: Westminster's weakest campaigns

10:51 [Telegraph] Edward Snowden's father 'willing to travel to Moscow for FBI'

10:51 [Telegraph] Ten extinct beasts worth resurrecting

10:52 [Fox News] Bieber Tour Bus Busted

10:52 [Fox News] 'Wings' Cast Then & Now

10:53 [OpEdNews] "Self" Is a Misnomer

10:53 [Deutsche Welle] Early elections to help Tunisia out of crisis

10:53 [Deutsche Welle] Edgy Vietnamese songwriter takes on the censors

10:53 [Deutsche Welle] Iranian banks fight sanctions in European court

10:55 [The Independent] Zimbabwe riot police stand by as claims of vote-fixing by Mugabe shroud general election

10:56 [CBC: politics] Bittersweet 50th anniversary for Canada's patched-up Sea King helicopters

10:56 [CBC: politics] NDP wants tougher stance on Russia, but no Sochi boycott

10:56 [Pravda] Hated in Egypt: How the Palestinian Bogeyman Resurfaced Like Never Before

10:58 [OpEdNews] Fair-Capitalism -- A Call for Economic Revolution

11:00 [Guardian] Afghan civilian casualty numbers jump by quarter in first half of 2013

11:01 [The Hindu - News] Last date for filing income tax returns extended to Aug 5

11:03 [Global Voices] Brazil's Vinegar Revolt Renews Police Demilitarization Debate

11:03 [CNN] Facebook may face prosecution over Carolina Picchio's suicide in Italy

11:04 [CNN] Saudi blogger receives 7-year sentence, 600 lashes

11:07 [Fin24 News] Agri SA: Govt needs disaster to wake-up

11:08 [BBC: Education] Ofsted admits rape row school errors

11:11 [The Independent] Channel 4 and Discovery among broadcasters handed warnings after showing alcohol ads during programmes for under-18s

11:11 [The Independent] Private Benjamin star Eileen Brennan dies of bladder cancer

11:12 [Reuters] U.S. military judge to hear arguments in Manning sentencing

11:13 [OpEdNews] perfect summer day depression blues

11:13 [Deutsche Welle] More people unemployed in Germany during holiday month

11:13 [Deutsche Welle] German court upholds eviction of smoker

11:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] 28yo convicted of setting woman on fire

11:17 [The Hindu - News] Anti-Telangana bandh peaceful in Vijayawada

11:17 [Russia Today] Gucci to develop in Russia independently

11:18 [CNN] Syria's president adds Instagram to his social media blitz

11:21 [BBC: Health] Right-to-die campaigners lose battle

11:22 [Russia Today] My son won’t get fair trial in US – Snowden’s father

11:23 [Telegraph] Boris Johnson ambushed by trade union protesters at port

11:23 [Telegraph] Turtle smuggled through Chinese airport security in KFC burger

11:23 [Telegraph] Pictured: the public schoolboy who called historian Mary Beard a 'filthy old sl*t'

11:24 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Patiently awaiting the Fed

11:26 [The Independent] Playwright Tom Stoppard wins the Pinter prize

11:26 [The Independent] In pictures: UK hit by flash floods

11:26 [The Independent] Revealed: Over 100 blue-chip companies escaping censure for using rogue private investigators... but whether they are named hangs in the balance

11:26 [The Independent] Voting underway in Zimbabwe general election as Robert Mugabe says he will 'surrender' if he loses

11:28 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Should More Math and Equations Be Used In the Popular Press?

11:33 [CNN: Crime] Florida cops shoot man they mistook for thief in his own driveway

11:33 [CNN: Crime] Michael Jackson's estate consultant helps AEG Live's defense

11:33 [CNN: Crime] Arkansas inmate's bold escape caught in jailhouse security video

11:35 [The Hindu - News] Names included after holding consultations: defence counsel

11:36 [Guardian] Campaign targeting illegal immigrants is referred to advertising watchdog

11:37 [Telegraph] 'Go home' vans for illlegal immigrants reported to advertising watchdog

11:37 [Telegraph] Murdered Red Cap's family to sue the MoD for negligence

11:37 [Telegraph] The World Today: Everything you need to know on July 31

11:37 [Fin24 News] Marcus warns on unemployment ripples

11:42 [The Independent] Music review: Luke Haines, The Borderline, London

11:42 [The Independent] Ricky Gervais offered record deal for David Brent: The Album

11:42 [The Independent] Right-to-die campaigners Paul Lamb and late Tony Nicklinson's family lose court battle

11:46 [Guardian] Right-to-die battle: court of appeal rejects paralysed man's case

11:47 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed, over 40 feared drowned as bus falls into canal

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Fish auction monitoring cells at Puthiappa and Chaliyam

11:48 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's political cartoons in crisis

11:48 [Slate Magazine] The Most Efficient Office in the World

11:50 [CNN] Syria's president is all smiles on his new Instagram account

11:53 [Telegraph] Passengers kicked off 'heavy' London City Airport flights

11:53 [Telegraph] 10 die in record Shanghai heatwave

11:53 [Telegraph] Syrian President Bashar al-Assad joins photo-sharing internet tool Instagram

11:53 [Voice of America] VOA News: Civilian Casualties Up 23 Percent in Afghanistan

11:54 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed, over 40 feared drowned as bus falls into Bhakra canal

11:54 [Reuters] Corporate sleuths on edge after China detains foreign consultants

11:56 [The Hindu - News] Chit funds investors stage protest in Odisha

11:56 [BBC: Entertainment] Rihanna wins Topshop court case

11:59 [BBC: Health] Artificial human ear grown in lab

12:00 [Fin24 News] BAT eyes global e-cigarette market

12:00 [Reuters] Zimbabwe votes in third Mugabe-Tsvangirai showdown

12:02 [The Hindu - News] Decks cleared for Odisha’s geo-synthetic-tube seawall project

12:02 [The Hindu - News] Left divided over Telangana issue

12:04 [Guardian] Why I blew the whistle on Atos fitness-for-work test

12:05 [CNN: Money] Google Chromecast offers more questions than answers

12:05 [CNN: Money] The Social Security mistake that costs retirees thousands

12:05 [Voice of America] VOA News: Cambodia Opposition Claims Win in Sunday Election

12:05 [Mother Jones] Senator Who's Taking on the NSA Explains Why He Could Still Win

12:05 [Mother Jones] Study Predicts a Watery Future for Major US Cities /files/images/motherjones_mininav/sealevel_225x150.jpeg

12:05 [Mother Jones] The Mystery of Bee Colony Collapse

12:05 [Mother Jones] How the Execs Who Brought Down Bear Stearns Bounced Back

12:06 [The Hindu - News] Perfetti signs up Dhanush as brand ambassador for Center Fresh

12:06 [The Hindu - News] Kannur University medical students on indefinite hunger strike

12:06 [Guardian] Ofsted apologises to parents of girls abused by male pupils at special school

12:06 [BBC: Entertainment] Co-star sings Gandolfini's praises

12:07 [Russia Today] New Mercedes model sells out in Russia

12:08 [BBC: Science & Environment] Artificial human ear grown in lab

12:09 [Global Voices] India Sees Dolphins as “Non-human Persons”

12:09 [Telegraph] Banned driver caught doing 165mph declares: 'Catch me if you can'

12:09 [Telegraph] Anthony Weiner's aide calls intern 'slutbag'

12:09 [Telegraph] Wifi tooth to monitor eating and speaking habits

12:09 [Telegraph] The hard life of Sudan's gold miners

12:11 [Good] How Warby Parker's Helping the World See

12:12 [The Hindu - News] Protect Malayalam, says Kannur DC Kelkar

12:12 [The Hindu - News] Village near Aleppo comes under Syrian Army attack

12:13 [The Independent] Father of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will fly to Moscow on FBI request

12:13 [The Independent] Just one minute to end 10-year marriage: Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi granted decree nisi

12:14 [The Hindu - News] BJP to take action against Shatrughan Sinha

12:17 [Reuters] U.S. economy seen picking up after expected second-quarter slow down

12:18 [Fin24 News] Govt injects R202bn into economy in 2012

12:20 [The Hindu - News] Trial Court asks Mittal, Ruia to get SC nod to stay appearance

12:21 [CNN: Money] More ho-hum growth ahead

12:21 [CNN: Money] Check stock futures

12:21 [CNN: Money] Google Chromecast: More questions than answers

12:21 [CNN: Money] A Social Security mistake that could cost you big

12:21 [CNN: Money] Parents, get ready for some tax-free shopping

12:21 [CNN: Money] How Walgreen plans to reinvent the drug store

12:22 [Guardian] Red Cap's family sues MoD for negligence over his death in Iraq

12:23 [BBC: Education] AUDIO: CBI: More sandwich courses needed

12:24 [The Hindu - News] Decks cleared for Odisha’s first synthetic seawall

12:24 [Reuters] U.S. growth likely eased in second-quarter, but poised to rebound

12:24 [Reuters] Insight: Corporate sleuths on edge after China detains foreign consultants

12:28 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan serves démarche on India over arrest of fisherman

12:29 [The Independent] Industrial software firm Invensys agrees £3.4bn takeover deal

12:29 [The Independent] Rihanna beats Topshop in T-shirts face-off

12:29 [The Independent] US student who was left forgotten in a prison cell for five days receives $4.1m settlement

12:29 [Fox News: politics] Weiner aide apologizes for comments about former campaign intern

12:29 [Voice of America] Sweltering Temperatures Prompt Heat Advisory across China

12:29 [Reuters] Exclusive: Pentagon's chief weapons buyer builds Japan ties as it eyes arms exports

12:30 [The Hindu - News] Contestants leave party flags, chant ‘development’ mantra

12:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Era of iSpying: Court Upholds Warrantless Cell Phone Tracking

12:33 [Russia Today] Revealed: Nazi-looted Czech gold sold by Bank of England

12:33 [Russia Today] Eurozone jobless down for first time in 2 years

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Nagal suspension: Centre awaits report from UP govt.

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Nagpal suspension: Centre awaits report from UP govt.

12:38 [The Hindu - News] Uneasy calm prevails in Guntur on Telangana decision

12:38 [The Hindu - News] HC asks Uttarakhand govt. on missing persons

12:38 [Reuters: politics] Exclusive: Pentagon's chief weapons buyer builds Japan ties as it eyes arms exports

12:39 [Global Voices] #FreeSafy – Bahrain Arrests Blogger in Dawn Raid

12:39 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi divorce

12:39 [Telegraph] Top Barack Obama operatives head to Australia

12:39 [Telegraph] Small businesses can't afford Britain to carry on in the EU

12:44 [CNN] Prison time could add up for convicted leaker Bradley Manning

12:44 [Raw Story] Thai king to leave hospital after four years

12:44 [CNN: Money] One city's drastic foreclosure fix

12:44 [The Independent] Video: Julian Assange on Bradley Manning conviction

12:44 [The Independent] Six police officers face misconduct proceedings after young woman left naked in cell

12:46 [The Hindu - News] Kiwis come calling

12:48 [The Hindu - News] Tune in to these music apps

12:48 [The Hindu - News] John Kerry to arrive in Pakistan on Wednesday

12:51 [Voice of America] Zimbabweans Vote for President, Parliament

12:53 [Deutsche Welle] Joe Kaeser picked as new CEO of Siemens

12:54 [Global Voices] INTERVIEW: How TEDx Talks Are Putting São Tomé On the Map

12:54 [The Hindu - Opinion] Close Encounters of the Needle-kind

12:55 [Telegraph] Paul Weller's wife posts picture of huge baby bump on Twitter

12:55 [Telegraph] Rihanna wins legal battle with Topshop over 'unauthorised' T-shirt bearing her image

12:55 [Telegraph] Warhol sketch bought for £3 on sale for £1.25m on eBay

12:57 [BBC: Entertainment] Rowling law firm pays out over leak

12:58 [Deutsche Welle] 'Europe's crop management is getting greener'

12:58 [Reuters] Cambodian PM says ready to talk to opposition after disputed polls

13:00 [The Independent] Southcliffe star Rory Kinnear to play Lord Lucan in ITV drama

13:00 [The Hindu - News] Spartan Assault

13:00 [The Hindu - News] Biju, Saritha produced in court

13:01 [Spiegel] Neo-Nazi Terror: Trial Advances Despite Immense Complexity

13:03 [Slate Magazine] Oh, #Florida!

13:04 [The Hindu - News] Manning verdict could intimidate whistleblowers

13:04 [The Hindu - News] You’ll love what you eat

13:06 [CNN] Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi take step toward divorce

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Get smart, go Indian

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Musical melange

13:11 [Guardian] Nick Clegg: business department will investigate zero-hours contracts

13:11 [CNN: Money] Eurozone's employment crisis might have peaked

13:11 [Telegraph] JK Rowling accepts damages from law firm that revealed her secret identity

13:11 [Telegraph] Explosives seized from Polish home linked Breivik-inspired lecturer

13:12 [NPR] Manning Could Face Decades In Prison; Hearing Starts Today

13:12 [NPR] Last Person To Get Smallpox Dedicated His Life To Ending Polio

13:12 [NPR] Book News: Booksellers Irate Over Obama's Amazon Visit

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Taking wings through art

13:13 [CNET News] Race on! How tech makes Nascar faster, safer, and more exciting

13:14 [The Hindu - News] Mayawati wants UP split into 4 parts

13:15 [Voice of America] Snowden's Father: Glad Son is "Safe"

13:15 [Reuters] First fall in euro zone unemployment points to muted recovery

13:15 [The Independent] Controversial Government advert telling illegal immigrants to 'go home' or face arrest is reported to advertising regulators

13:15 [The Independent] JK Rowling wins 'substantial donation' to charity from law firm behind Robert Galbraith confidentiality leak

13:15 [The Independent] High Court quashes Health Secretary's 'unlawful' downgrade for Lewisham hospital

13:16 [Fin24 News] China slump to hit SA hard

13:16 [The Hindu - News] The next generation TV is here

13:17 [Guardian] Lewisham hospital services decision reversed by judge

13:19 [The Hindu - News] Bradley Manning - in army at 19, in jail by 23, a timeline

13:19 [The Hindu - News] Spice Route to be featured at global meet on tourism

13:19 [Raw Story] City of San Diego sues Mayor Bob Filner in sex harassment case

13:20 [Fox News] IRS Stonewalling Targeting Probe? /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:20 [Fox News] MORE STIMULUS AHEAD? GOP Rips Obama's 'Grand Bargain' of Tax Cuts, Jobs

13:20 [Fox News] POLITICAL PAYBACK?Top Illinois Lawmakers Sue Governor Over Pay Freeze

13:20 [Fox News] FORGOTTEN STUDENT Feds Reach $4M Settlement With Man Left in DEA Cell

13:23 [The Hindu - News] Good Grief

13:23 [The Hindu - News] Rehabilitation plan for Gulf returnees

13:23 [The Hindu - News] Food for the season

13:23 [The Hindu - News] In army at 19, in jail by 23: A Bradley Manning timeline

13:23 [Russia Today] Gitmo getaway: Al-Qaeda pledges to free Guantanamo inmates

13:23 [BBC: Technology] Zynga sues Bang With Friends sex app

13:24 [Big Think] What Your Name Teaches You About Opportunity

13:26 [BBC: Entertainment] Hollywood studios 'not paid' by China

13:27 [The Hindu - News] Birth of Telangana

13:27 [Telegraph] Dominique Strauss-Kahn: my political career is over

13:27 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 31 July 2013

13:27 [Telegraph] Rise in British tourists visiting Germany

13:27 [Telegraph] Zimbabwe election: Robert Mugabe dismisses vote rigging allegations

13:27 [Telegraph] Large testicles may predict heart disease risk

13:27 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi court ruling due in Italy

13:28 [CNN: Health] Salad mix blamed for cyclospora

13:28 [CNN: Health] 'Hope' for girl battling brain-eating amoeba

13:28 [CNN: Health] Teens used as drug rehab pawns

13:28 [CNN: Health] Happiness is felt down to your genes

13:29 [Raw Story] Enormous 33 pound mushroom found in China

13:29 [Raw Story] ‘Find a safe haven,’ father tells Snowden in Russia

13:31 [CNN] Keeping it in the family: 'Wizard of Ballydoyle's' master apprentice

13:31 [CNN] San Diego won't pay for mayor's defense in sexual harassment case

13:31 [zero hedge] Acronymapalooza: GDP, FOMC, ADP, PMI On Deck

13:31 [zero hedge] As The Crisis Deepens, Gold Flows East - Part 3 (of 3)

13:31 [zero hedge] Obama’s Corporate Tax ‘Grand Bargain’

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Evidence exists against Pinarayi Vijayan in Lavalin case: CBI

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Resentment in Odisha over compensation for Posco project

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Disappointingly out of line

13:33 [Deutsche Welle] How worried are you about privacy as you quantify yourself online?

13:35 [The Hindu - News] Angry young man who turned whistleblower

13:37 [] Georgia: Can You Fix a Troubled Country in One Year?

13:37 [Fox News: politics] Senate set for showdown on Obama ATF nominee

13:38 [Russia Today] Russia attacks US attempts to broaden Magnitsky List

13:40 [CNET News] Internet Webcam service Dropcam nets $30M in funding

13:43 [The Hindu - News] Eat leaves and shoots

13:43 [The Hindu - News] TDP demands development of new city on par with Hyderabad

13:43 [Spiegel] Vanishing Treasures: Tomb Raiders Exploit Political Chaos in Egypt

13:44 [Raw Story] 5,000 Chinese factory workers strike over Indian takeover of American firm

13:44 [Raw Story] Billionaire Saudi prince loses UK court battle over Gaddafi jet

13:44 [Raw Story] Controversial study finds that big and famous hospitals aren’t always the best for surgery

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Cost of laziness

13:45 [CNET News] Five trends driving the hardware boom

13:46 [CBC: politics] Bittersweet 50th anniversary for Canada's Sea King helicopters

13:47 [The Independent] Batman v Superman: Zach Snyder takes advice from Frank Miller in bid for blockbuster battle of the superheroes

13:47 [The Independent] Buckingham Palace employs summer staff on 'zero-hours' contracts

13:47 [The Independent] Billionaire Saudi prince loses commission fight over Gaddafi airliner

13:47 [CNN] This week on Marketplace Middle East

13:48 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone unemployment posts first fall in two years

13:48 [Slate Magazine] Are My Flirty Texts to Female Friends Too Flirty?

13:49 [The Hindu - News] Explore life for yourself

13:50 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: July 31

13:51 [Guardian] Brixton knife attacks: man remanded in custody

13:51 [Guardian] Lewisham hospital illegal cuts plan thrown out by judge

13:53 [Russia Today] China closes door on BMW factory expansion

13:53 [The Hindu - News] No division of West Bengal: Mamata

13:53 [Guardian] Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

13:55 [CNN] Opinion: Al Qaeda's kinder, gentler image makeover

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Dark is indeed beautiful

13:57 [Fin24 News] More support for Dlomo-boutique probe

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Bradley Manning is not the enemy

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Rowling accepts donation for identity revelation

13:57 [The Hindu - News] The stage is set

13:57 [Guardian] Peter Cruddas wins £180,000 damages in Sunday Times libel case

14:00 [CNN: Health] When cancer isn't deadly

14:00 [zero hedge] Doubling Down On All-In: Spot The (Somewhat) Odd One Out

14:02 [NPR] Forgotten In Cell For Days, Student Reaches $4.1 Million Settlement

14:03 [Fin24 News] More support for Dlomo boutique probe

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Of Chaplin, giraffes and tree spirits

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Stories to tell

14:04 [Financial Times] Greek bailout falls €11bn short, IMF says

14:04 [Disinformation] The Dancing Plague Of 1518

14:07 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Russia Declares Open Season on Gays

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Rowling accepts compensation for identity revelation

14:07 [Fox News: politics] Republicans press new FBI director on Benghazi probe

14:07 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Mozambique Poaching Has Regional Effects

14:08 [CNET News] Hot hardware: The smart money's taking notice

14:08 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Peston learns quantum physics

14:11 [Fin24 News] Anglo workers facing the axe

14:11 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Google Chromecast takes on TV

14:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Lawyer Who Told FDR He Couldn't Censor a Trotsky Speech

14:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Best Way to Guarantee Something Will Fail Is to Call It a 'Grand Bargain'

14:12 [CNN] Opinion: Sex ring sting doesn't go far enough

14:13 [Telegraph] Portrait of a 'pickled' Damien Hirst to go on show

14:13 [Telegraph] David Gilroy launches fresh appeal over muder of Suzanne Pilley

14:13 [Telegraph] Afghan civilian casualties jump by 23 per cent

14:13 [Telegraph] US tourist stabbed by Thai musicians after he would not stop singing

14:13 [Telegraph] Watchdog slams police who forcibly strip-searched 'distressed' woman, 22

14:14 [Raw Story] Ride-sharing companies like Uber may lose ‘bandit cab’ stigma in California

14:14 [Slashdot] Samsung Caught Boosting Galaxy S4 Benchmarks

14:15 [Reuters: politics] U.S. raises military assistance to the Philippines

14:15 [The Hindu - News] Union Cabinet unlikely to discuss Telangana before Assembly resolution

14:15 [] New EPA Chief says Climate Change Top Priority

14:17 [CNN: Money] Ford to offer F-150 that runs on natural gas

14:18 [The Independent] Former Tory official Peter Cruddas wins £180,000 libel award

14:18 [The Independent] 'Time to fend for yourselves': Greek government withdraws bodyguards perk for the wealthy

14:18 [The Independent] Bizarre Gumtree walrus lodger advert inspires Kevin Smith to make $3m Hammer Horror film

14:18 [The Independent] Doreen Lawrence to be made a Labour peer

14:18 [Slate Magazine] Cooking With Babette

14:20 [CNN] American apple pie warms struggling Spain

14:21 [CNN: Politics] Report finds growing TSA misconduct

14:23 [Fin24 News] Sanral asks banks for R1.48bn

14:23 [Deutsche Welle] Afghan refugees pin their hopes on Iran's Rouhani

14:23 [The Hindu - News] UK move to impose 3,000 pound visa fee a retrograde step, says Anand Sharma

14:24 [Big Think] There are 10 or 20 Commandments We All Believe In

14:25 [Reuters: politics] Changing Florida's Stand Your Ground law a tough hill to climb

14:25 [CNN: Entertainment] Neil Patrick Harris gets goosed

14:25 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson's estate consultant helps AEG Live's defense

14:26 [Reuters] China's Bo to plead guilty, but maybe not to all charges: sources

14:26 [Reuters] Changing Florida's Stand Your Ground law a tough hill to climb

14:26 [BBC: Technology] Samsung denies phone test trick

14:26 [CNN] Opinion: Manning verdict's lesson in a digital age

14:29 [Telegraph] Military's deep unease at landmark ruling

14:29 [Telegraph] Regulators call for unprecedented nuisance call review

14:31 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S3 tops iPhone in smartphone satisfaction poll

14:32 [zero hedge] A Walkthough Of Today's Comprehensive GDP Revision

14:32 [zero hedge] ADP Prints +200K, Beats Estimate With Prior Revised Higher Confirming Taper

14:33 [Financial Times] Revisions add 3.6% to size of US economy

14:35 [CNN] Mind your language: What words not to use at a football game

14:35 [CNN] Opinion: Morsy holds key to Egypt's future

14:37 [Reuters] U.S. growth likely eased in second quarter, but poised to rebound

14:37 [NPR] U.S. Teenager Is Youngest Ever To Pass Britain's Bar Exams

14:38 [CNN: Money] Private-sector jobs growth tops forecasts

14:43 [Reuters] U.S. economy finds momentum in second quarter, further gains seen

14:43 [Russia Today] 130+ yrs behind bars? Manning sentencing starts

14:43 [Slate Magazine] What Is the Icelandic Word for “Four”?

14:44 [Spiegel] Crisis of Faith: Doubts Grow Over Spanish Government Reforms

14:45 [CNN: Politics] GOP seeking more women

14:45 [Telegraph] Cannes watch shop hold up days after luxury hotel heist

14:45 [Telegraph] Syria army and rebels in battle for town at centre of chemical weapons claims

14:45 [Telegraph] Review firearms licences after every domestic violence incident, police told

14:45 [Telegraph] Hangovers can make you stupid

14:45 [Telegraph] Pyrenees hiker killed by charging cows

14:47 [CNN: Living] Women bloggers gather to connect

14:47 [CNN: Living] The other F-word: Kids and obesity

14:47 [CNN: Living] Monogamy: Who needs it?

14:49 [The Independent] Video of man dancing along to Aretha Franklin song with pet raccoon goes viral

14:49 [The Independent] Animals frontman Eric Burdon: I'm not afraid to perform in Israel

14:49 [The Independent] Transfer news: Chelsea ready to tempt Manchester United with £40m bid for Wayne Rooney

14:49 [The Hindu - News] Namma Madurai: A temple in ruins

14:54 [Disinformation] The Resurrection of the Wooly Mammoth //

14:55 [CNN] The guide to inventing your own holiday

14:55 [Fin24 News] SA's trade gap shrinks to R7.71bn

14:55 [Guardian] Zimbabwe elections free and fair, says Robert Mugabe after casting vote

14:56 [CNET News] Nintendo sold 160K Wii U units worldwide last quarter

14:57 [Fox News: politics] US economy grows at 1.7 percent pace in 2nd quarter

14:58 [The Hindu - News] The tragedy of a Mother’s loss

14:58 [CNN: Money] Surviving the budget cuts

14:58 [Russia Today] 600 lashes and 7 years: Saudi blogger sentenced for ‘insulting Islam’

15:00 [Reuters] Beijing offers growth assurance in its economic balancing act

15:00 [CNN] Japan's rising son Kei Nishikori feels weight of expectation

15:01 [The Atlantic: Politics] Marco Rubio's Deeply Irresponsible Strategy for Defunding Obamacare

15:02 [The Hindu - News] Heritage gone!

15:02 [zero hedge] Revised Q2 GDP Prints 1.7%, Higher Than Expected, But Prior Revised Significantly Lower

15:02 [zero hedge] How The US Just Added $550 Billion In Growth: Full GDP Chart Pre- And Post-Revision

15:03 [Russia Today] God of thunder: New Australian supercomputer to help predict weather

15:03 [Russia Today] More women, children killed in 2013 in Afghanistan - UN

15:03 [CNET News] Microsoft debuts Office Mobile app for Android smartphones

15:03 [Voice of America] VOA News: Sentencing Due for Soldier Who Gave WikiLeaks Secrets

15:05 [The Independent] 'Beer goggled': Network Rail releases video footage of drunk passengers falling on train tracks and up escalators

15:08 [CNET News] At Starbucks, AT&T is out and Google is in for Wi-Fi

15:08 [CNET News] Samsung, Evernote partner for Smart Camera photo sync

15:08 [CNET News] Court: No warrant needed to search cell phone records

15:08 [CNET News] Dell responds to founder's revised offer, says it won't accept -- yet

15:09 [Slashdot] Obama Praises Amazon At One of Its Controversial Warehouses

15:09 [The Progressive] American Eagle splits with Wal-Mart over Bangladesh

15:11 [Financial Times] US GDP growth beats expectations at 1.7%

15:12 [The Hindu - News] DOSAS with a twist

15:12 [CNN] Opinion: What the pope left out about women

15:14 [CNN: Living] The F-word: Kids and obesity

15:14 [Raw Story] ‘Morning Joe’ panel calls Ted Cruz ‘completely ignorant’ member of ‘Taliban’

15:14 [Raw Story] Conservatives Move To Trying To Trick Lower Income People Out Of Health Care

15:14 [Global Voices] A Sustainable Ecovillage in Sidi Amor, Tunisia

15:16 [] Did US Help New Zealand Spy on War Crimes Reporter? /sites/

15:18 [The Hindu - News] I am...

15:20 [CNN: Crime] Sex ring sting wasn't enough

15:20 [CNN: Crime] MIT report: Swartz not targeted

15:20 [Fox News] MORE STIMULUS AHEAD? GOP Rips Obama 'Bargain' On Tax Cuts, More $$

15:20 [Fox News] 'PATHETIC': FBI Boss Hit on Benghazi /i/redes/icon-video.gif

15:20 [Fox News] LOSING THEIR COOL? Weiner Aide 'Sorry' for Tirade Against Intern

15:21 [Truthout] The President, Chattanooga, Amazon and Job Creation

15:21 [The Independent] Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' daughter arrested after gluing herself to boyfriend during fracking protest

15:21 [The Independent] Music mogul Pete Waterman is surprise inclusion on HS2 taskforce

15:21 [The Independent] Lord Lucan mystery to be 'solved' in ITV drama starring Rory Kinnear

15:21 [The Independent] In pictures: Zimbabwe elections 2013

15:22 [zero hedge] Full GDP Revision Broken Down By Component

15:23 [Reuters] IBM cooperating with SEC on probe of its cloud revenue

15:23 [Fin24 News] Marcus begs firms to employ youth

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Search for new RBI Governor has begun: Chidambaram

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Rebel without a PAUSE

15:27 [NPR] U.S. Economy: GDP Surprises, And Hiring Rises In July

15:28 [The Hindu - News] On a high

15:29 [CNN: Money] Economy on the rise

15:29 [CNN: Money] Private sector jobs growth stronger than expected

15:30 [CNN: Technology] MIT report: We did not 'target' Aaron Swartz

15:30 [Amnesty International] Israel: Protect citizens' rights to protest peacefully against forced evictions

15:30 [BBC: Entertainment] Lord Lucan drama to star Kinnear

15:32 [Guardian] Revealed: NSA program collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

15:32 [The Hindu - News] I am…

15:33 [The Atlantic: International] If Your Government Fails, Can You Create a New One With Your Phone?

15:33 [Deutsche Welle] Cyprus restructuring on target, IMF says

15:33 [CNN: Technology] Twitter faces new push to limit hate speech

15:34 [Raw Story] Kilmeade: ‘Almost convinced’ Bigfoot real but ‘why wouldn’t he come out and greet us?’

15:35 [Global Voices] Asylum Seekers in Germany: Integration or Slavery?

15:36 [The Hindu - News] Quit bein’ a sale out!

15:36 [CNN: Living] The other F-word: Talking to kids about obesity

15:36 [Truthout] Virginia Isn't For Lovers

15:36 [Truthout] Bradley Manning

15:39 [OpEdNews] Mad enough To Kill - Part Three - The Disease Is Revealed

15:39 [Slashdot] Asus CEO On Windows RT: "We're Out."

15:41 [] Greenwald Slams "Establishment" Double-Standard for Manning

15:41 [] Revealed: NSA Program Collects 'Nearly Everything a User Does on the Internet' /sites/

15:42 [The Hindu - News] Action RELOADED

15:43 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistan jailbreak proves Taliban's growing might

15:43 [CNN] Death in Malia: Greek islands consider segregated tourist zones

15:45 [Global Voices] Last Day for Submitting Applications for Highway Africa New Media Awards

15:45 [Fox News: politics] Senate panel moves to gut Pentagon $$ for contract with Russian firm supplying Assad

15:48 [CNN: Travel] Top summer food destinations

15:48 [CNN: Living] The F-word: Talking to kids about obesity

15:49 [OpEdNews] The Case of John Ferguson: Why Executing a Man Who Believes He is the "Prince of God" is Against Our Constitution

15:49 [CNET News] Amazon doubles down on pilots for original kids shows

15:49 [CNET News] BlackBerry 10 users say update deletes their text messages

15:50 [CNN: Money] Dell rejects revised bid, but with escape clause

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Shaken and stirred

15:53 [The Independent] City law firm SJ Berwin’s £1bn international merger positions it for ‘the Asian century’

15:53 [The Independent] Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust 'should be dissolved'

15:53 [The Independent] BAT aims to lead growing market for e-cigarettes market

15:53 [The Independent] Diageo’s luxury brands mask Guinness slump

15:54 [Raw Story] Weiner spokesperson rails against ‘sl-tbag’ former intern: ‘It’s all bullsh-t’

15:54 [The Hindu - News] MIM falls in line but would work for minorities in AP and Telangana

15:55 [Financial Times] Brazil takes stand over Greek bailout funds

15:58 [Russia Today] US system of information control is beginning to crack because of the Manning case

15:59 [OpEdNews] Want to know the future of online courses ? Look to the past

16:01 [CNN] Secrets that women of San Diego no longer keep about its mayor

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Divine directions

16:02 [The Hindu - News] Telangana spurs Vidarbha demand, Sena opposes

16:03 [CNET News] Moto X to join iPhone 5 with nano-SIM card -- report

16:04 [Disinformation] Monstrous 33 Pound Mushroom Discovered in China

16:05 [Global Voices] Germany: Security Above the Constitution

16:05 [CNN: Travel] Top summer food locales

16:06 [The Hindu - News] Puppy love

16:07 [CNN: Money] Facebook's back!

16:07 [CNN: Money] Stocks get early boost as Facebook hits $38

16:07 [CNN] The other F-word: Talking to kids about obesity

16:08 [Voice of America] Former Malian PM Keita Leading in Early Election Results

16:10 [Global Voices] Abre Latam, an Open Conference for an Open Region

16:10 [AlterNet] John Oliver: 'Halliburton Can Eat a Bag of D*cks'

16:10 [Reuters] U.S. intelligence official says no one fired over Snowden

16:10 [The Hindu - News] A friendly gift

16:11 [zero hedge] Chicago PMI Misses: New Orders, Employment, Production All Drop, Prices Paid Up

16:11 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Footage shows prisoner's escape

16:11 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Fastest high-wire record broken

16:14 [Raw Story] Rihanna wins legal battle over Topshop T-shirts bearing her image

16:14 [Raw Story] Alabama judge grants lesbian mom full visitation rights

16:14 [The Hindu - News] And a FOREST is born…

16:15 [CNET News] NEC to shut down struggling smartphone business

16:15 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/31: What is this?

16:16 [Fin24 News] MPs give Icasa a drubbing

16:16 [CNN: Money] Facebook returns to IPO price

16:16 [The Hindu - News] Give and tech

16:16 [The Hindu - News] High Court raps BCCI over formation of probe panel

16:17 [Reuters] JP Morgan under investigation in Monte Paschi probe: document

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Petrol and diesel prices hiked

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Verdict on legality of Bangladesh’s Jamaat on Thursday

16:20 [The Hindu - News] Drama in real light

16:22 [Slashdot] Fifth Circuit Upholds Warrantless Cellphone Location Tracking

16:24 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson's consultant helps AEG Live's defense

16:24 [Guardian] XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

16:24 [The Independent] Man caught driving 165mph tells court which banned him: 'Catch me if you can'

16:26 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Terrifying Sentence From the Latest Edward Snowden Leak Story

16:26 [Guardian] Tory donor Peter Cruddas hits out at party leadership after libel victory

16:28 [CNN: Entertainment] Jackson's consultant helps defense in trial

16:29 [zero hedge] Goldman: "We Expect A Downward Revision To The Fed's 2013 Growth Forecast"

16:32 [The Onion] American Voices: Drone Blimps To Protect Washington, D.C.

16:32 [Guardian] Doreen Lawrence to be made a Labour peer

16:34 [Raw Story] Restoring voting rights to felons is more important than fighting Voter ID laws

16:35 [CNN: Money] Chromecast: Less is less

16:35 [CNN: Money] U.S. stocks push higher

16:35 [CNN: Money] U.S. economy accelerates in second quarter

16:36 [Telegraph] Red trousers are officially a fashion faux pas, YouGov poll finds

16:36 [Mother Jones] Indiana Loses War Against Poor Women Who Use Planned Parenthood /files/Screen%20Shot%202013-07-31%20at%207.23.08%20AM.png

16:36 [AlterNet] DEA to Pay $4.1 Million to Man Forgotten in Cell

16:38 [Guardian] Police 'should face action' over woman's strip search

16:42 [Guardian] Spanish PM prepares to face allegations over favours and slush fund

16:42 [Guardian] Private investigators will require licence, says Theresa May

16:43 [The Hindu - News] Telangana fallout: Upset Cong leaders to meet on Thursday

16:43 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for July 31, 2013

16:43 [] Democracy Now!: "Bradley Manning Has Become a Martyr" - WikiLeaks' Julian Assange on Guilty Verdict

16:43 [] Democracy Now!: Facing Rest of Life Behind Bars, Will Bradley Manning's Sentencing Weigh Lack of Harm to U.S.?

16:44 [Truthout] Ex-Envoy's Account Clarifies Iran's 2003 Nuclear Decision

16:44 [Truthout] My Life in Circles: Why Metadata Is Incredibly Intimate

16:44 [Truthout] Why No Revolution Exists in Syria

16:45 [CNET News] Google Glass on loan as movie-making tool

16:45 [The Hindu - News] Terrific trio

16:45 [CNN] Ariel Castro to speak at sentencing, attorney says

16:45 [CNN] Reports: Next iPhone might read your fingerprints

16:45 [Truthdig] Top 10 Ways Bradley Manning Changed the World

16:48 [Deutsche Welle] Joy and anger after Mali's presidential election

16:48 [Guardian] Lewisham hospital cuts plan ruled unlawful by judge

16:48 [CNN] Hollywood's highest paid women: Who tops the list?

16:49 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest “It Was a Dark and Stormy Gabfest” Edition

16:49 [The Nation] Charged With the Crime of Filming a Slaughterhouse

16:51 [CNN: Health] Salad blamed for outbreak

16:51 [CNN: Health] The other F-word: Talking to kids about obesity

16:52 [Telegraph] Ex Tory co-treasurer Peter Cruddas awarded £180,000 damages over Sunday Times lobbying story

16:52 [Spiegel] New Cemetery in Russia: Germany Still Burying Eastern Front Dead

16:53 [zero hedge] Not Even Close!

16:55 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft details Surface's struggle

16:55 [The Hindu - News] BJP leadership to decide on taking action against Shotgun

16:56 [The Atlantic: Politics] A False Equivalence Classic

16:57 [Fox News: politics] Obama Tries to Rally Dems to Bold Inaction

16:57 [The Hindu - News] Students fall ill after midday meal in Bihar

16:58 [Deutsche Welle] Hopes for reorientation in Iran

16:59 [Truthout] Manning Found Guilty of Espionage, Faces 100-Plus Years in Jail

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Assange won't rest until whistleblower is freed

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Labor sends first group to PNG

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Can media say what they mean?

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Income spread evens out a bit

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] The speech that Boof should make

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Sir Lunchalot was always hungry

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Catching the big fish

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Greens' war on supermarket giants

17:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Apple 'wants to know what I know'

17:02 [Spiegel] Gay Comments: Pope Francis Not as Liberal as He Seems

17:03 [Deutsche Welle] Zimbabweans living in Germany hopeful of change after crucial election

17:03 [Russia Today] Authorities order police to break up pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo

17:03 [Russia Today] Oily black beaches having ‘extreme’ effect on Thai tourism

17:03 [Canadian Dimension] Lac-Mégantic: A Social and Ecological Tragedy

17:04 [Truthout] Ralph Nader: Developing a Civic Personality

17:06 [Telegraph] Iraq seeks threefold tourism rise despite unrest

17:06 [Telegraph] Parking figures pose awkward questions for councils

17:06 [Telegraph] Met police urged to open 150-year-old museum of crime

17:06 [Telegraph] Councils continue to rake in parking cash

17:06 [World Policy Institute] Europe's Pirate Parties Are Facing Rough Seas

17:07 [NPR] Facebook Sees Its Shares Hit $38 IPO Price

17:08 [Reuters] U.S. releases documents on phone surveillance programs

17:08 [Reuters] Jury begins deliberations in trial of former Goldman trader

17:08 [Reuters] Egypt says to 'put an end' to Brotherhood vigils

17:08 [CNN] Greek islands consider segregated tourist zones

17:09 [Raw Story] North Carolina gov. gives female protester cookies after stripping abortion rights

17:09 [The Hindu - News] Interest subsidy hiked to push exports

17:09 [Financial Times] India plans measures to boost inflows

17:10 [Truthout] Halliburton Admits Guilt in Gulf Oil Spill Case, but Why Is This Good News for BP?

17:11 [The Independent] Middle East peace process under threat as Israel 'considers major building project in West Bank'

17:11 [zero hedge] Who Leaked What At 10:26 AM?

17:13 [The Hindu - News] Small states better for good governance: Nitish

17:14 [Slashdot] Nvidia Releases Tegra 4 Powered SHIELD Handheld

17:14 [AlterNet] Nation on Fire: Climate Change and the Burning of America

17:19 [Fox News] SUSPENSIONS LOOM Report: MLB Tells Union Which Players Face Penalty

17:19 [Raw Story] Activists aghast at Oakland law criminalizing possession of some household items at protests

17:19 [The Hindu - News] Rajnath calls for new SRC

17:20 [Reuters] Israel, Palestinians deeply divided despite renewed peace talks

17:21 [World Policy Institute] Fallouts of Iran Sanctions

17:21 [The Hindu - News] 40 feared drowned as bus plunges into Bhakra canal

17:21 [Reuters: politics] US defense chief, vice chairman to brief on Pentagon budget

17:21 [Reuters: politics] U.S. releases documents on phone surveillance programs

17:22 [CNN: Money] Debt ceiling awaits Congress after summer break

17:22 [CNN: Money] The Main Street bailout that came too late

17:22 [CNN: Money] This is the hospital of 2020

17:22 [CNET News] Twitter: Government info requests on the rise

17:22 [] Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Drowning in Debt

17:23 [Deutsche Welle] Afghan mining deal with China facing failure

17:23 [AlterNet] Look Out! Here Comes the New Borders-Industrial Complex

17:24 [Voice of America] Ron Corben: Thai Offshore Oil Spill Prompts Warning from Environmentalists, Engineers

17:24 [Slate Magazine] Welcome to the Dongle

17:26 [Mother Jones] Congress Knew All About the NSA's Phone Record Program Back in 2009 /files/blog_nsa_letter_congress_metadata.jpg

17:27 [The Independent] Video: Right-to-die campaigner Paul Lamb on ruling

17:27 [The Independent] Home Secretary announces ban on unlicensed private investigators

17:27 [The Independent] Mother and stepfather convicted of murdering boy aged four after 'incomprehensible' cruelty

17:27 [The Independent] Slumford & Sons: Mumfords complain they are 'picked on' for being posh

17:27 [The Independent] Rihanna victorious over Topshop in T-shirts face-off

17:27 [The Independent] Never mind the egg incident: Britain's Got Talent runners-up Richard and Adam storm UK album charts

17:28 [Reuters: politics] Exclusive: Russian billionaire seeks U.S. government financing for luxury jets

17:30 [CNN: Politics] Manning acquitted of aiding enemy, guilty of espionage

17:31 [The Hindu - News] While appointing Cabinet, Rouhani expected to prefer continuity

17:31 [Financial Times] Kazakh activist arrested in France

17:31 [zero hedge] George Soros Goes Long Herbalife, Makes It "Top 3" Position

17:32 [Voice of America] Mike Osborne: Mobile Classroom Brings English Lessons to Immigrants

17:33 [Russia Today] US partially declassifies top-secret NSA surveillance programs

17:34 [Voice of America] William Ide: Beijing Rolls Out Carpool Campaign

17:34 [Slate Magazine] Slate Seeks a Design Blogger

17:35 [Truthdig] Teachers Then and Now Revised

17:36 [Fox News: politics] Newly declassified documents show range of potential access to NSA phone records

17:36 [Voice of America] Zimbabwe elections

17:38 [Telegraph] Exit checks at UK borders will not happen by 2015, Nick Clegg admits.

17:38 [Telegraph] Nine in ten Britons cannot switch off on holiday

17:39 [Raw Story] Russian official: Anti-LGBT laws will apply to Olympic athletes and guests

17:42 [Spiegel] Picture This: Playing It Cool

17:42 [NPR] For Saudi Women, New Subway Will Mean More Than A Cool Ride

17:42 [NPR] Announcer-Free TV? Detriot's Baseball Fans Say Yes, Please

17:42 [The Independent] Film review: Blue Jasmine - Magnificent and monstrous Cate Blanchett helps Woody Allen blossom again

17:42 [The Independent] China issues nationwide warning as Shanghai suffers hottest July for 140 years

17:44 [Financial Times] Ukraine to seek fresh bailout as growth stalls

17:45 [Slashdot] Early Surface Sales Pitiful

17:47 [The Hindu - News] Russia safest place for my son: Snowden’s father

17:48 [Russia Today] US applies ‘double standards’ in Manning case - Russian HR commissioner

17:49 [Fox News] US tourist killed in Thailand for 'refusing to stop singing'

17:49 [Fox News] Facebook passes IPO price for 1st time since IPO

17:49 [Fox News] Senate panel moves to gut Pentagon $$ for contract with Russian firm supplying Assad

17:49 [Fox News] Black robbery suspects allegedly used Hollywood-style white masks during heist

17:49 [Fox News] WikiLeaks' Assange praises Manning as own legal uncertainty remains

17:49 [Fox News] Doctor: Patients can someday be revived after death

17:49 [Fox News] GOP rips Obama 'bargain' on tax cuts, more spending

17:49 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S4 to make travel easier with dual-mode LTE

17:49 [CNET News] Newly leaked NSA program lets government see 'nearly everything' you do

17:50 [Truthdig] Weiner’s Spokeswoman Has Meltdown, Calls Ex-Intern ‘Slutbag’ and ‘Cunt’

17:52 [NPR] On Eve Of Gay Marriage, Not All Of Minnesota Is Ready

17:52 [NPR] New Health Exchanges: What You Need To Know

17:52 [NPR] 'Separate And Unequal': Racial Divides In Higher Ed

17:52 [NPR] Decades Later, Drugs Didn't Hold 'Crack Babies' Back

17:52 [NPR] Do Women Have A Responsibility When Men Misbehave?

17:53 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Rihanna claims Topshop victory

17:53 [Deutsche Welle] China issues heatwave warnings as Shanghai swelters in record temperatures

17:53 [Russia Today] UK police officers in hot water for strip searching drunk woman, leaving her naked in cell

17:54 [Telegraph] Dissolution for Mid Staffordshire Trust is a 'kick in the teeth'

17:54 [Big Think] One Technology That Is Already Changing the Future Of Energy

17:54 [CNN: Crime] Police: Houston captive dies

17:54 [Reuters] Obama undecided on next Fed chief: Rep. Maloney

17:55 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Oil Spill Blackens Thai Island Beaches

17:56 [Mother Jones] Fox News' Neil Cavuto Doesn't Know How Inflation Works

17:58 [The Independent] Video: Cuadrilla boss on fracking

17:59 [Guardian] Daniel Pelka's mother and stepfather found guilty of murder

18:01 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Artists in the Atrium: Aboriginal Showcase and Art Market /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/AITA%20thumb.jpg

18:01 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Handel%20title%20pages1-1.jpg

18:01 [Reuters: politics] Obama undecided on next Fed chief: Rep. Maloney

18:01 [Reuters: politics] Off-color remarks latest hiccup in Weiner's NYC mayoral campaign

18:02 [zero hedge] Dear Americans: We Are Happy To Inform You That You Are All Richer!

18:02 [zero hedge] New Revelations: NSA and XKeyscore Program

18:02 [zero hedge] iPad Shipments Decline As BoomBustBlog Time Machine Disrupts The Apple Reality Distortion Field Once Again

18:02 [CNET News] Feds declassify more details on NSA's phone snooping

18:02 [CNN: Money] Facebook finally tops IPO price again

18:03 [CNN] Top senator questions need for phone records

18:04 [Slate Magazine] Truth Is Treason

18:04 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Unwelcome Bridal Heirloom

18:04 [Disinformation] On The Death Of The Global Internet

18:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Hollywood's best-paid actresses

18:08 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt calls for an end to pro-Morsi sit-ins ahead of Westerwelle visit

18:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph B. Kadane: Finishing the Second American Revolution

18:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Greg Mitchell: Countdown to Hiroshima, for July 31, 1945: Top Truman Aide Opposes Use of Bomb

18:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin M. Gallagher: Barrett Brown Awaits Trial on Spurious Charges in Texas

18:09 [The Atlantic: National] What Interracial and Gay Couples Know About 'Passing'

18:09 [The Atlantic: National] The (Almost) Lost Speech of Justice Anthony Kennedy

18:09 [Raw Story] Taiwanese pet owners rush to inoculate animals as rabies strain jumps species

18:10 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: texts that helped condemn the couple

18:10 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: Mother put love of drugs before son

18:10 [Telegraph] Daniel Pelka: pair convicted of starving and murdering helpless four-year-old

18:10 [Telegraph] Timeline: harrowing death of Daniel Pelka

18:12 [Spiegel] Polish Dissident Adam Michnik: 'We Are Bastards of Communism'

18:12 [Reuters] SEC investigating IBM over cloud revenue

18:12 [Reuters] Ex-NCAA athletes prevail in lawsuit over EA video games

18:13 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: 'How I became a millionaire at 22'

18:14 [AlterNet] Horror: Doctor Accused of of Raping and Killing Pregnant Woman He Lured to His Home with Craigslist Ad

18:14 [The Independent] Video: Edward Snowden's father interviewed

18:14 [The Independent] Major mobile manufacturers admit to using environmentally disastrous tin

18:14 [OpEdNews] What Bradley Manning's Sentence Will Tell Us About Our Military Justice System | Michael Moore

18:16 [World Policy Institute] The Recent Protests in Cairo and Egypt’s Political Roadmap

18:16 [CBC: politics] U.S. wants cross-border officers exempt from Canadian law

18:16 [Slashdot] Training Materials for NSA Spying Tool "XKeyScore" Revealed

18:17 [CNN] Opinion: After Detroit, replace public pensions

18:17 [CNN] East Cleveland murder suspect pleads not guilty

18:17 [CNN] Anger in Norway over claim Anders Breivik has applied to university

18:17 [CNN] 'Heart failure' to blame for Benitez death

18:18 [Voice of America] Dams - Methane Emissions

18:19 [Reuters: politics] Ex-NCAA athletes prevail in lawsuit over EA video games

18:19 [Russia Today] Irritating China: US increases military assistance to Philippines

18:22 [CNET News] Report unwanted messages sent from iMessage

18:22 [Spiegel] Management Shake-Up: Baggage Hampers Fresh Start at Siemens

18:25 [straight] News for Youse: Big downtown crowds, TransLink reduces freebies, and NDP ridicules TOIFA numbers /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/files/gallery/events/CelebrationofLight2010/Fireworks03-SH_July31_2010.jpg

18:26 [Mother Jones] GDP Grew at Anemic 1.7% Rate Last Quarter. Thanks, Sequester! /files/blog_gdp_q2_2013.jpg

18:26 [Mother Jones] The Peculiar Anti-PC Case for Larry Summers as Fed Chairman

18:26 [CNN: Money] Bars boycott Russian vodka over anti-gay laws

18:26 [CNN: Money] Greek bailout has ?11 billion funding gap

18:27 [NPR] Luxury Watch Store Robbed Days After Riviera Hotel Heist

18:27 [NPR] NSA Declassifies More Documents About Surveillance Programs

18:28 [Financial Times] IMF warns of €11bn Greek bailout shortfall

18:29 [The Independent] Video: Daredevil flies alongside plane wearing jet pack

18:29 [The Independent] Rome counts down to Silvio Berlusconi verdict

18:30 [Financial Times] Republican factions expose party rifts

18:30 [Truthdig] Middle Out Economy

18:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Nigella Lawson, Charles Saatchi take step toward divorce

18:32 [zero hedge] Mortgage Applications Plunging At Fastest Rate In 4 Years; Refis Down 57%

18:32 [The Hindu - News] Interest subsidy hiked to push up exports

18:33 [The Onion] Open Dialogue Two Americans Having About Race Pretty Hilarious

18:33 [The Onion] Report: Alex Rodriguez Has Asked 4 In 5 Americans For Steroids

18:33 [The Atlantic: International] In Afghanistan, Fathers Barter Daughters to Settle Drug Debts

18:33 [Guardian] Two more arrests at fracking protest

18:33 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: A high-tech drone crash lands

18:34 [Russia Today] NSA’s XKeyscore gives access to most internet activities in the world in real time at the click of a button

18:34 [Voice of America] Scientists Excavate Full Dinosaur Tail in Mexico

18:34 [Raw Story] Bryan Fischer: Weiner running to ‘create an opportunity’ for wife’s jihadism

18:35 [Fin24 News] Consumer confidence still low - report

18:36 [Reuters] Obama says several candidates for Fed chair: Rep. Israel

18:38 [The Hindu - News] 40 feared drowned as bus plunges into Bhakra canal

18:38 [BBC: Entertainment] Washington in Broadway return

18:39 [Raw Story] MSNBC host on Weiner’s sexting partner: ‘This chick is batsh*t’

18:41 [Global Voices] The Most Undeniably Racist Song Ever, ‘Asian Girlz’

18:41 [Reuters: politics] Obama says several candidates for Fed chair: Rep. Israel

18:41 [Reuters: politics] Arkansas Republican congressman to run against Senator Pryor

18:41 [Reuters: politics] Senators question energy market settlement with JPMorgan

18:41 [CNET News] In spread over the globe, Spotify tops $500 million revenue

18:43 [Reuters] Egypt's rulers signal move against Brotherhood vigils

18:44 [Slashdot] Wii Outselling Wii U, Only 160,000 Units Shipped Last Quarter

18:45 [The Independent] Video: Tightrope walker breaks world record in China

18:45 [The Independent] Video: Helicopter crash in Romania kills five people

18:46 [] Congressional Task Force: Yes, Intensifying Wildfires Are Due to Climate Change /sites/

18:46 [] Manning Faced With Life in Prison as Sentencing Hearing Begins /sites/

18:48 [Reuters] U.S. economy finds momentum in second quarter, eyes further gains

18:48 [Fox News: politics] Obama reassures Democrats on health care, immigration

18:49 [CNN: Living] Why we don't say the other F-word

18:49 [CNN: Living] Avoiding the other 'F-word'

18:50 [Fox News] RETURN OF THE BEAST? Dolly Scientist Wants Woolly Mammoth Cloned /i/redes/icon-slideshow.gif

18:50 [AlterNet] 9 Wack Things White Guys Say To Deny Their Asian Fetish

18:51 [] Greenwald Slams "Establishment" Double-Standard for Manning

18:51 [] Revealed: NSA Program Collects 'Nearly Everything a User Does on the Internet' /sites/

18:51 [] Congressional Task Force: Yes, Intensifying Wildfires Are Due to Climate Change /sites/

18:51 [] Manning Faced With Life in Prison as Sentencing Hearing Begins /sites/

18:51 [Guardian] Cannes gunmen rob luxury watch store

18:51 [Guardian] Guantánamo Bay inmates will be freed vows al-Qaida chief Zawahri

18:51 [CNET News] Microsoft relinquishes SkyDrive brand

18:52 [CNN] Dwyane Wade: Single parents prepare kids for game of life

18:52 [CNN: Money] Dow hits new high ahead of Fed

18:52 [CNN: Money] Top 10 consumer complaints

18:55 [CNN] Manning: whistle-blower or traitor?

18:55 [Fox News: politics] Senate roundly rejects proposal to halt Egypt aid

18:56 [Telegraph] Palestinians say more settlements could derail Middle East peace effort

18:56 [Telegraph] Thrifty Prince Charles dons patched up suit... again

18:56 [Telegraph] Alexander Lukashenko baits Vladimir Putin: 'My catfish is bigger than your pike'

18:56 [The Atlantic: Politics] Boring Like a Fox: A Swing-District Democrat's Desperate Quest for Survival

18:58 [CNN: Living] Dwyane Wade on fatherhood

18:59 [CNN] Morgan Tsvangirai challenges Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe election

18:59 [Russia Today] Federal court approves warrantless tracking of cell phone users

18:59 [Financial Times] Italy awaits Berlusconi appeal verdict

18:59 [Financial Times] Zimbabwe heads to the polls under cloud

19:01 [CNN: Money] This mistake will cost you big

19:01 [CNN: Money] Facebook finally tops IPO price

19:01 [CNN: Money] Real danger in Wall Street's love affair with commodities

19:01 [CNN: Money] Employees older than you are? How to win respect

19:01 [CNN: Money] Meet the world's fastest growing fitness chain

19:02 [CNN] Former agent: I tipped off FBI that Bulger associate planned murder

19:02 [zero hedge] Did Larry Summers Just Tap Someone On The Shoulder?

19:02 [CNET News] AT&T announces another 10 LTE markets

19:02 [CNET News] Nokia reportedly to hold event in NYC on Sept 26-27

19:02 [CNET News] Next Netflix binge? All 'Breaking Bad' episode before the final 8

19:04 [CNN] FDA warns one brand of vitamin B supplement contains harmful steroids

19:04 [Disinformation] Satanist Lucien Greaves On Conversations With Matt Dwyer

19:04 [Voice of America] Kerry in Pakistan to Discuss Drones, Afghan War

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Chit scam victims take to the streets

19:09 [CNN] African Union delegation, Morsy huddle

19:09 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate panel approves bill to bolster FHA finances

19:09 [Raw Story] Stanley Kurtz Is Very, Very Afraid of Diversity

19:09 [Raw Story] Ohio county fair takes back blue ribbon awarded to antique KKK photo

19:09 [Truthout] The Plight of California's Prisons: Hunger Strike, Sterilization and Valley Fever

19:10 [CNN] Peanut allergy kills teen despite epinephrine injections

19:10 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Work on project to check sea erosion to begin soon

19:12 [Telegraph] Spain king's daughter moves to Switzerland amid corruption investigation

19:12 [Telegraph] William Hague calls Iran to discuss restoring diplomatic ties

19:13 [CNET News] Facebook fights for real-time relevance with embedded posts

19:15 [CNN] Facebook enables embedded posts

19:16 [BBC: Technology] US declassifies phone-snooping order

19:16 [The Independent] Insurers told to crack down on whiplash claim frauds

19:16 [The Independent] A multi-million-dollar mining licence, a murder suspect and a prostitute called Tiffanie: Australia rocked by inquiry into ex-ministers

19:16 [The Independent] Cancer treatment breakthrough? Scientists reveal hope for protecting patients from radiotherapy and chemotherapy

19:16 [The Independent] Video: Water main ruptures in Rio de Janeiro

19:17 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Machine Zone: This Is Where You Go When You Just Can't Stop Looking at Pictures on Facebook

19:17 [The Atlantic: Technology] Astro Mad Men: NASA's 1960s Campaign to Win America's Heart

19:17 [Reuters: politics] Obama has 'long list' of Fed candidates: Senate's Reid

19:18 [] Uzbekistan: Pressure Mounts in Europe’s Gulnara-Linked Corruption Probes

19:19 [Slate Magazine] The Danger of Clinton Fatigue

19:19 [The Onion] Car Dealership Giving Serious Thought To Ending Sponsorship Deal With Jerry Sandusky

19:21 [Truthdig] Greenwald Blows Lid Off Massive NSA Web Surveillance Operation ‘XKeyscore’

19:22 [CNN] 'Heart failure' caused death of footballer Christian 'Chucho' Benitez

19:22 [CNN: Money] Danger in Wall Street's love affair with commodities

19:23 [CNET News] Polar bear dons high-tech collar for USGS

19:24 [CNN: Health] Teen dies of peanut allergy

19:24 [CNN: Health] Teen dies of peanut allergy despite epinephrine

19:26 [CNN: Crime] East Cleveland murder suspect pleads not guilty

19:26 [CNN: Crime] Ex-agent says he tipped off FBI that Bulger partner was planning murder

19:26 [Mother Jones] It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know. Seriously.

19:27 [CNN: Money] Wall Street's dangerous affair with commodities

19:27 [CNN: Politics] Issa accuses IRS of obstruction, warns of consequences

19:30 [Slashdot] A Year of Linux Desktop At Westcliff High School

19:31 [The Hindu - News] WikiLeaks, Amnesty slam Manning verdict

19:31 [CNN] Opinion: NSA secrets kill our trust

19:31 [CNN] Inbee Park on verge of golfing immortality

19:31 [The Independent] Egypt unrest: Threat of more bloodshed as new rulers say pro-Morsi vigils threaten national security

19:31 [The Independent] Luddites! Nick Clegg mocks Tory right-wingers resisting green energy boost

19:31 [The Independent] Cambodian government ready to discuss power-sharing with opposition after contentious election

19:31 [The Independent] We will stick to Balcombe fracking plan, says Cuadrilla boss Francis Egan

19:32 [CNN: Crime] Ex-agent says he told FBI that Bulger partner was planning murder

19:32 [NPR] Texas Author John Graves Dies At 92; Wrote 'Goodbye to a River'

19:33 [CNN: Money] Court strikes down 21 cent cap on debit card fees

19:33 [Reuters] Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan on unannounced visit

19:34 [Raw Story] ‘Wicked’ star Kristin Chenoweth scolds Weiner: ‘I’ll teach you to zip your fly’

19:36 [Truthdig] Drowning in Denial

19:36 [Utne] Designing Ecological Backyard Gardens: An Interview with Jessi Bloom

19:38 [Voice of America] China Willing to Pursue Joint Development in Disputed Waters

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Mamata rules out division

19:41 [Global Voices] Returned from Germany, Workers Demand Promised Wages in Mozambique

19:42 [CNET News] Tackle Finder launching errors in OS X

19:42 [NPR] As Summer Recess Looms, Congress Remains Inactive

19:43 [straight] Police across Canada are threatening citizens freedom to photograph /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/taserdeath1_130729.jpg

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Sonia instructs senior leaders to aggressively sell Telangana

19:44 [Guardian] Guantánamo Bay inmates will be freed vows al-Qaida chief Zawahiri

19:44 [AlterNet] Clueless and Insulting: NC Gov. Gives Cookies to Pro-Choice Protestors Rather than Meet with Them

19:44 [Reuters] Manning changed data access protocol, U.S. argues at sentencing

19:44 [Slate Magazine] Super Size the Minimum Wage

19:44 [BBC: Science & Environment] Ocean mud yields novel antibiotic

19:46 [Guardian] IMF finds $11bn black hole in Greek finances and warns of new write-off

19:46 [Guardian] Invensys bought out by Schneider Electric in £3.4bn deal

19:46 [Guardian] Brecon Beacons deaths: MoD names third soldier

19:46 [Guardian] Egyptian cabinet vows to disperse pro-Morsi protest camps

19:46 [] Manning Conviction Sets 'Dangerous Precedent' for Assange and Snowden

19:47 [Fin24 News] Jobless figures are shocking - Cosatu

19:48 [The Independent] Barbaric and inhumane: Paralysed crash victim Paul Lamb hits back after judges throw out his right-to-die appeal

19:48 [The Independent] Swedish serial killer who raped and ate his victims to be freed – because he made it all up

19:48 [The Independent] Slowing US economy likely to be boosted as Washington eases belt-tightening

19:48 [The Independent] Brecon Beacons deaths: Army names third reservist who died after SAS selection exercise in heatwave

19:48 [CNN] Opinion: Bradley Manning betrayed U.S.

19:49 [The Hindu - News] High Court raps BCCI over formation of probe panel

19:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘U.K. visa bond scheme a retrograde step’

19:49 [Raw Story] O.J. Simpson granted parole but still serves for other charges in prison

19:49 [zero hedge] Think Your Password Is Secure From The NSA? Try This

19:49 [zero hedge] NSA Spying Directly Harms Internet Companies, Silicon Valley, California … And the Entire U.S. Economy

19:50 [Financial Times] Police told to disperse Cairo protesters

19:50 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Navy defends presidential copter bid format as firms bail out

19:50 [Reuters: politics] Obama's defense of Summers not tied to Fed decision: White House

19:50 [Reuters: politics] Senators question U.S. energy market settlement with JPMorgan

19:50 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: Jagger backs oil drill protesters

19:51 [CNET News] Can Sony make a $15 full-size headphone an audiophile can love?

19:51 [CNET News] Giant rooftop pendulums to cut quake shaking in Tokyo

19:51 [CNET News] Apple's Tim Cook, China Mobile strike up talks yet again

19:52 [This Magazine] WTF Wednesday: Toronto police kill Sammy Yatim

19:52 [NPR] Can The Smell Of Oranges Help Dieters Resist Sweet Treats?

19:54 [Big Think] Death Will Soon Be Reversible

19:54 [Raw Story] Police: Missouri mom left loaded rifle in crib

19:54 [Raw Story] J.K. Rowling gets ‘substantial’ charity payout over leaked pseudonym

19:56 [straight] New B.C. wines bring forth fresh flavours /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Uncorked0_2380.jpg

19:59 [Slate Magazine] Your Dog Will Not Like DogTV

20:00 [CNN: Money] Facebook tops IPO price, but then pulls back

20:01 [CNN: Money] A-Rod could still get $61 million even if he's banned

20:01 [] With Nearly 100,000+ Signatures Collected, 'Manning for Peace Prize' Petition Heading for Oslo /sites/

20:03 [The Hindu - News] AP’s Olympic Association will have to be split into two

20:03 [CNN: Crime] No immunity for Oscar Grant killer

20:04 [Disinformation] Protestors Plan ‘Birthday’ for Corporate/Government Boundary Busting Organization ALEC

20:04 [Raw Story] Pro-LGBT protesters dump vodka at Russian consulate in New York City

20:04 [Raw Story] Government releases declassified documents on NSA spying authorization

20:04 [OpEdNews] Main Stumbling Blocks in Palestinian/Israeli Conflict Won't be Overcome in Latest Round of "Peace Talks"

20:09 [Russia Today] Most expensive prison ever: Gitmo costs $2.7 million annually per inmate

20:09 [Raw Story] Sen. Harry Reid: Obama has ‘long list’ of Fed chair candidates

20:09 [Raw Story] Secretary of State Kerry makes surprise visit to Pakistan

20:11 [CNN: Crime] Ariel Castro to speak at sentencing, attorney says

20:11 [The Hindu - News] With Telangana in tune, malls are safe

20:11 [The Hindu - News] 3 Sikhs convicted of attacking Gen. Brar

20:11 [zero hedge] TePCO 2020

20:11 [zero hedge] Bonds Face Worst July In 10 Years

20:12 [Slashdot] Microsoft Will Have To Rename SkyDrive

20:14 [CBC: politics] Canadian peacekeepers stranded by Israeli diplomats strike

20:15 [Fox News] Student left in DEA cell for four days to get $4M

20:15 [Fox News] San Francisco City Hall rewards officials, pols with Justin and Jay Z tickets, report says

20:15 [Fox News] Egypt refers Muslim Brotherhood leader to court- Senate rejects proposal to halt Egypt aid

20:15 [Fox News] Jail offers upgrade service for inmates at hotel rates- Simpson wins small parole victory, still faces jail

20:15 [Fox News] Ride-share drivers cited at SF airport for trespassing- Passenger ditches bags to avoid $1,400 in fees

20:16 [AlterNet] GOP Nihilism Fully Revealed in Current Paralysis

20:16 [Fox News: politics] Hawaii lawmakers want to buy homeless one-way tickets off island

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Man kills wife suspecting her fidelity

20:18 [The Independent] Shamed IMF boss Strauss-Kahn may return as Serbia’s financial guru

20:18 [The Independent] 'He's our George Washington': Robert Mugabe's supporters confident of victory in Zimbabwe election despite opposition complaints of widespread cheating

20:18 [The Independent] Goodbye, actually? Richard Curtis, has announced that his next film will be his last. But directors have a nasty habit of retiring again and again

20:18 [The Independent] Once again, changing what passengers do: I'll price luggage out of the hold, says Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary

20:19 [Reuters: politics] Arkansas Republican congressman running against Senator Pryor

20:19 [Reuters: politics] Republican Dave Camp seriously mulling Senate bid: sources

20:19 [The Hindu - News] Central varsity for Andhra?

20:19 [CNN: Money] Investors turn cautious ahead of Fed

20:19 [The Onion] Dick Van Dyke Finally Confesses To Zodiac Killings

20:19 [CNET News] T-Mobile's LG Optimus F3 launches August 7

20:21 [The Hindu - News] Advocate, assistant detained

20:21 [zero hedge] Fed Releases Broken Record: "Prepared To Increase Or Reduce QE", No Taper Mention - Full Redline Comparison

20:24 [Guardian] Daniel Pelka murder: mother and stepfather face life sentences

20:24 [Big Think] Stephen Hawking Reveals His Closest Brush with Death

20:24 [Big Think] "Those Who Do Not Learn History Are Doomed To Repeat It." Really?

20:24 [Big Think] How I learned to Stop Being a Doormat

20:25 [The Hindu - News] HC pulls up top officials over road maintenance

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Crude storage cavern at Mangalore to be ready by mid-2014

20:28 [Telegraph] Ten hangover nightmares: those who lived to regret the night before

20:28 [Telegraph] Judges call for clarity on assisted suicide prosecutions

20:28 [Telegraph] Drivers to be banned from wearing Google Glass

20:28 [Telegraph] Egypt leaders order 'all necessary measures' to clear Muslim Brotherhood protests

20:28 [Telegraph] Meet RoboThespian: the British robotic actor

20:28 [Telegraph] Indians protest over announcement of new state Telangana

20:28 [Telegraph] Dinosaurs developed bird brains before they could fly

20:29 [Raw Story] Judge rejects limit on debit card swipe fees passed in Dodd-Frank legislation

20:30 [Voice of America] Al-Qaida Leader Message Vows to Free Guantanamo Prisoners

20:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] Gravity controls icy moon's spew

20:31 [CNN] Facebook audience split on Manning verdict

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Rain or shine, Id show must go on

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Fortitude, thy name is Attaullah

20:31 [The Hindu - News] In Zimbabwe, a vote that may redefine the nation

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Rouhani likely to prefer continuity in Cabinet

20:33 [Deutsche Welle] Berthold Beitz, ThyssenKrupp patriarch who saved wartime Jews, dies aged 99

20:35 [The Independent] Wealthy Greeks lose security perks in austerity cutback

20:35 [The Independent] We’re not celebrating, says Bradley Manning's lawyer as sentence process begins

20:35 [The Independent] A week with: The latest hybrid laptops

20:35 [The Hindu - News] CET: another round of seat allotment today

20:35 [The Hindu - News] “Let’s defeat the communal agenda”

20:35 [The Hindu - News] Fake certificate racket busted

20:36 [Global Voices] Zimbabweans Vote as President Mugabe Seeks Seventh Term

20:37 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: African House influencing UK musicians

20:38 [NPR] 'Guardian' Report Sheds Light On NSA's Internet Spying

20:38 [Reuters: politics] U.S. intelligence analysts have access to vast online tracking tool: report

20:39 [CNN: Money] Stocks wobble after the Fed announcement

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Sandal smuggling of a different kind

20:40 [OpEdNews] XKeyscore: NSA tool collects "nearly everything a user does on the internet"

20:40 [OpEdNews] Green Light for City-owned San Francisco Bank

20:40 [Voice of America] Nigerian Commission Approves Opposition Coalition

20:40 [straight] AIDS Vancouver recognizes “heroes" at inaugural Red Ribbon Awards /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/RedRibbonAwardsJuly30_0.jpg

20:41 [The Hindu - News] U.S. Senate attempts to bring NSA to account

20:42 [Electronic Intifada] Israeli army recruitment plan aims to incite Christian-Muslim tensions

20:43 [CNN: Travel] Report: TSA employee misconduct up 26% in 3 years

20:43 [CNN: Travel] DA: Airline employee, fiancée stole bags at SFO

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Sale of land to BPL was illegal: Siddaramaiah

20:43 [The Hindu - News] Manning may get less than 136 years

20:43 [Deutsche Welle] A new papal positon on homosexuality?

20:44 [Raw Story] U.S. prosecutors argue Manning’s leaks changed how military allows analysts to access data at sentencing hearing

20:44 [Raw Story] Accused Ohio serial killer pleaded not guilty

20:44 [Telegraph] Michael Moore: Immigration a 'nightmare' if Scotland votes for independence

20:44 [Telegraph] Boris Johnson will not fight key London seat at 2015 election, it emerges

20:44 [Telegraph] FBI 'asked Edward Snowden's father to go to Moscow'

20:44 [Telegraph] Inquest to be held into deaths of 19 pensioners at failing care home

20:48 [CNN] Opinion: Jihadists focus on prison breaks

20:48 [Reuters: politics] Republicans say Obama comments jeopardize Keystone XL pipeline

20:48 [CNN: Health] Overtested, overtreated Americans

20:49 [CNET News] Massive 5-ton steel wheel stars in ancient Greek drama

20:49 [Russia Today] Student receives more than $4 mln after being ‘forgotten’ in jail for five days

20:49 [Raw Story] Appeals court sides with college athletes in suit over licensing rights on video game

20:49 [The Hindu - News] 9,227 CET engineering seats vacant

20:50 [Fox News] Audit: Electric Cars Guzzled Tax $$

20:50 [Fox News] ALOHA, NOW LEAVE Hawaii Pols Mull One-Way Ticket Out for Homeless

20:50 [The Independent] Accommodation: The only gay (retirement home) in the village

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Private healthcare players eyes incentives in new AP

20:53 [Slashdot] Government Study Finds TSA Misconduct Up 26% In 3 Years

20:53 [Deutsche Welle] Can Zimbabwe's elections be free and fair?

20:54 [Big Think] The Professor as 21st Century Worker

20:54 [Raw Story] Congressman: Reports of widespread TSA incompetence may be the ‘tip of the iceberg’

20:57 [straight] Former SeaWorld trainers go on the record in Blackfish /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Blackfish%20Dogwoof%20Documentary%2010.jpg

20:57 [Fox News: politics] McConnell battles Tea Party challenge, in measure of party rift

20:57 [The Hindu - News] LNG terminal to go on stream next week

20:57 [The Hindu - News] GI tag for Nagpur orange, Dharmavaram saris

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Solar scam sleuths to probe payoffs to public personalities

20:59 [Truthout] Eminent Domain to Save Homeowners?

20:59 [Russia Today] Bahraini activist arrested after govt calls for tough measures against protesters

20:59 [Raw Story] Sweden’s ‘worst serial killer’ cleared of 8 murders he confessed to

20:59 [Raw Story] Mexico’s peyote casts mind-bending spell on tourists

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Artificial scarcity of drugs put dealers in a spot

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Septage treatment plant to come up at Brahmapuram

21:00 [The Progressive] GOP Food Stamp Savings a Ruse

21:00 [CNN: Money] Federal Reserve signals cautious optimism

21:00 [CNN: Money] El-Erian: Fed punts, for now

21:00 [Telegraph] Labour for Independence 'a Scottish Nationalist front'

21:01 [zero hedge] Algorithmic Knee Jerk To FOMC Signals Vacuum Tube Confusion

21:01 [zero hedge] Forget The FOMC, Here Is Hilsenrath

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Sreesanth’s kin to oppose police plea to cancel bail

21:01 [The Hindu - News] MCI nod for 1,390 more MBBS seats in government colleges

21:03 [The Hindu - News] Rumblings in Vatican reach Kochi shores

21:03 [The Hindu - News] Vidhana Soudha no longer in Cubbon Park’s shadow

21:04 [Disinformation] Mummy Analysis Reveals Drug Use By Sacrificed Inca Children

21:05 [CBC: politics] New minister for democratic reform addresses media

21:06 [The Independent] David Cameron humiliated me, says Peter Cruddas - the man who bankrolled the Tory party

21:06 [The Independent] We need to make it easier for firms to sack workers, claims Conservative chairman Grant Shapps

21:06 [Infoshop] Guitar Center and Bain Capital: Let Workers Unite for a Fair Workplace

21:08 [NPR] Federal Reserve Will Continue Bond Buying Program

21:08 [Reuters] U.S. auto sales set to maintain hot pace in July

21:09 [Raw Story] Iraq seeks to promote tourism amid violence

21:09 [Raw Story] Watch live: Lawmakers attend 50th anniversary of March on Washington

21:11 [Truthdig] Longtime Court Employee Fired After Helping Prove Man’s Innocence

21:11 [CBC: politics] New minister for democratic reform addresses Senate reform

21:13 [CNET News] Facebook takes you back in time with "On This Day"

21:13 [Deutsche Welle] 'Zimbabweans have to decide if they want change'

21:14 [Reuters] Pentagon seeks cuts in overhead, Army, Air Force to trim budgets

21:14 [Reuters] In raging Middle East, Israel wins time with Palestinian peace talks

21:14 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: The Federal Reserve of Dallas Estimates the Real Cost of the Economic Meltdown Between Six and 14 Trillion Dollars, and More

21:15 [Telegraph] Zimbabwean voters find their names have 'vanished' from electoral roll as election gets underway

21:15 [Telegraph] Council defends decision to stock extremist books Woolwich library

21:15 [Telegraph] Palace footman who proclaimed royal birth 'would love to return to UK'

21:18 [The Hindu - News] JNU student axes classmate, commits suicide

21:18 [Fox News] Top Gadgets for Your Pup

21:18 [Fox News] 'Sex' Series Too Racy for TV?

21:18 [Fox News] No Lake at North Pole?

21:18 [Fox News] Teen Stars... But Not Really

21:18 [Fox News] Ford That Runs on $1 Gas?

21:18 [Fox News] Have No Fear of Frozen Steak

21:18 [Fox News] Architecture Lover Sites

21:18 [Fox News] Disabled Puppy Learns to Walk

21:18 [Fox News] 'Three's Co.'Then & Now

21:18 [Fox News] Car-Bicycle Hybrid, 'Elf'

21:18 [Fox News] Bravo to Boot Troubled Stars?

21:19 [Raw Story] Fox News’ Neil Cavuto: Workers should be grateful for whatever jobs they can find

21:19 [Raw Story] Beck: I was Diane Sawyer’s ‘b*tch’ until she became a pro-Muslim ‘bigot’

21:19 [Russia Today] Manning’s persecution could have “counterproductive effect”

21:19 [The Hindu - Opinion] Manning verdict could intimidate whistleblowers

21:20 [CNN] U.N. inspectors heading to Syria to probe chemical weapons reports

21:21 [CNN] Official: Mexican president's thyroid surgery 'successful'

21:22 [Infoshop] Against All Authority: Anarchism and the Literary Imagination (Book Review)

21:22 [The Hindu - News] Manning verdict could intimidate whistleblowers

21:23 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon seeks cuts in overhead, Army, Air Force to trim budgets

21:23 [zero hedge] Shorting Stocks On These POMO Days Will Be Frowned Upon By The Fed

21:24 [CNN: Money] Win a Super Bowl ad by telling your story

21:24 [The Hindu - News] Nod for revoking ban on pioglitazone

21:24 [The Onion] Bashar Al-Assad Introduces Syrian Bike-Sharing Program

21:24 [Big Think] Sorry, Scotty's Not Coming To Beam You Up

21:24 [Big Think] Has the Global Cyberwar Already Started?

21:24 [CNET News] New, non-Retina iPad minis hinted at in iOS 7 code

21:24 [CNET News] Mynd: an intelligent time portal for iOS

21:24 [CNET News] Life-size Mario seeks a new home

21:24 [Voice of America] VOA News: Long Lines Reported on Zimbabwe Election Day

21:25 [CBC: politics] Ottawa can proceed alone on Senate reform, minister says

21:26 [Mother Jones] The NSA's Biggest Surveillance Program Yet: X-KEYSCORE /files/blog_xkeyscore_slide.jpg

21:26 [Mother Jones] North Carolina Legislators Also Did a Lot of Environmental Damage This Year

21:26 [The Atlantic: Politics] Reports of the Tea Party's Death Have Been Endlessly Exaggerated

21:26 [Global Voices] Caribbean: E-waste Ethics

21:27 [straight] Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme finds the bright side of terrible luck /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_Josh-Homme_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] A Tribe Called Red draws on First Nations heritage /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_ATribeCalledRed2_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] No play button involved in Pretty Lights’ live sets /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_PrettyLights2_2380_130dpi.jpg

21:27 [straight] Deap Vally drops the needle /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_DeepValley2_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] The cream of Vancouver's musical crop sets its sights on the Squamish Valley Music Festival /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_Squamish_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] Celebratory sound marks Twin Forks’ Americana /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_TwinFork_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] Little luxuries make camping fun at the Squamish Valley Music Festival /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_6584194.jpg

21:27 [straight] Basketball digs at its roots /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_Basketball_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] Dan Boeckner channelled his heartache into Divine Fits /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_DivineFits3_2380.jpg

21:27 [straight] Band of Horses guitarist Tyler Ramsey relishes human element /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_BandofHorses2_2380.jpg

21:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] From the granary to the plate

21:28 [The Hindu - News] Four Chief Secretaries appear before court, say sorry

21:29 [Raw Story] XKeyscore allows U.S. intelligence to monitor ‘nearly everything’ users do online

21:29 [Raw Story] Spate of anti-Semitic attacks mar Sweden’s third larges city

21:29 [Financial Times] Cyprus reforms on track but risks remain

21:31 [Moral Low Ground] Currituck County High School Teachers Deborah Underwood & Robert Layden Arrested for Sex with Students

21:31 [Financial Times] US tries new methods in new peace talks

21:32 [CNN] Bulger defense witness: FBI warned 10 days before informant's murder

21:33 [The Atlantic: International] In a New Trade War, Chocolate is Russia's Weapon of Choice

21:33 [CNN: Entertainment] Lohan's 'doing great' post-rehab

21:33 [CNN: Entertainment] Shailene Woodley's double life

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Free Wi-Fi on Namma Metro

21:34 [Reuters: politics] Republican effort to push through deep spending cuts fails

21:35 [CNET News] Samsung denies fixing Galaxy S4 benchmarks

21:35 [CNET News] Microsoft needs new name for SkyDrive

21:37 [The Independent] Family of military policeman killed in Iraq sues Ministry of Defence for negligence

21:37 [The Independent] Guards are sexually assaulting me, says last the Briton in Guantanamo Bay

21:38 [The Hindu - News] Don’t hound me, Srinivasan tells mediapersons

21:38 [Fox News: politics] Hagel: Budget cuts could force Navy to sideline 3 aircraft carriers

21:41 [Slashdot] Jono Bacon Talks About Ubuntu Phone Progress (Video)

21:41 [Good] GOOD Maker Challenge: Show How Pets Can Make the World a Better Place

21:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Convincing but flawed win

21:42 [Electronic Intifada] Limited solidarity with Palestine in Schulman's "Queer International"

21:43 [NPR] Nurse Charged With Assisting In Her Father's Death

21:43 [NPR] The Online Underworld's Elaborate Prank To Ship Heroin

21:44 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate Fed's Raskin as U.S. Treasury deputy

21:44 [Reuters: politics] House Republicans leery of 'Obamacare' defunding idea

21:44 [Reuters: politics] Illinois legislative leaders sue governor over pay veto

21:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Man who must be obeyed'

21:46 [CNN: Money] Stocks fly high in July

21:47 [The Atlantic: Technology] How to Actually Get a Job on Twitter

21:47 [Telegraph] As heatwave returns experts reveal July was warmest in seven years

21:47 [Telegraph] Gorilla expert's throat slit in hit ordered by chef she had sacked

21:48 [The Hindu - News] GJM calls for indefinite strike

21:48 [Reuters] Fed stays on track with bond buying, for now

21:49 [Guardian] Doreen Lawrence heads for the House of Lords as a Labour peer

21:49 [Raw Story] IMF finds $11 billion ‘black hole’ in Greece’s finances

21:49 [Raw Story] Britain set to ban Google Glass for drivers

21:50 [The Hindu - Opinion] New dawn for Telangana

21:51 [CNN: Travel] Nighttime adventures

21:52 [straight] The Attack contemplates heavy issues /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/attack.jpg

21:52 [straight] The Ghosts in Our Machine captures harsh realities /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_GhostsinOurMachine2_2380.jpg

21:52 [straight] Blackfish is a calmly relentless exposé of marine-life exploitation /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_Blackfish2_2380.jpg

21:53 [The Independent] Los Reyes: The town that dared to stand up to Mexico’s drug cartels

21:53 [Reuters] New Snowden leak upstages U.S. move to declassify documents

21:53 [Reuters] Billionaire investor Soros takes long position in Herbalife

21:54 [The Onion] American Voices: Ben & Jerry’s–Inspired Porn Barred From Release

21:54 [Raw Story] Florida gunman who killed 6 called 911 hours earlier about someone performing ‘witchcraft’ on him

21:54 [Raw Story] Lawmakers sue Illinois governor over veto of legislative raises

21:54 [CNN] U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts

21:54 [Voice of America] Reuters: Saudi Prince Loses UK Court Battle Over Gadhafi Jet

21:55 [CNET News] Taxidermy OstrichCopter makes big bird take flight

21:55 [Slashdot] Cell Phones For Science: BOINC Now Available For Android

21:57 [AlterNet] Why Is No One Fighting for the Voting Rights of Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners?

21:58 [NPR] Should Military Chaplains Have To Believe In God?

21:58 [] Kyrgyzstan: Is Gazprom Deal a Blessing or Curse for Bishkek?

22:00 [CNET News] Dolly the Sheep cloner considers re-creating woolly mammoth

22:00 [CNET News] Airbnb, Lyft and TaskRabbit partner with share-economy advocacy group

22:00 [CNET News] The 404 1,311: Where we get stood up by the Internet (podcast)

22:01 [straight] Charles Bradley: Soul of America follows an inspiring talent /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_CharlesBradley_2380.jpg

22:01 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: Foreigners Are Quietly Getting Out Of Dodge

22:01 [zero hedge] It Really Isn't Ackman's Day As CIT Pulls JCPenney Credit

22:02 [Reuters: politics] New Snowden leak upstages U.S. move to declassify documents

22:02 [Reuters: politics] Obama mulls Fed pick, defends Summers on 2009 stimulus

22:03 [CNN] Official: 40 recaptured after Pakistan jailbreak

22:04 [Campaign For Liberty] Rubio Votes With Reid and Obama, Against American People

22:04 [Disinformation] Halliburton’s Criminal Repertoire

22:04 [Slate Magazine] Samuel Alito Will Save America’s Privacy

22:06 [CNN: Travel] Nighttime adventures in nature

22:07 [Guardian] Bomb threats made on Twitter to female journalists

22:07 [straight] West Vancouver Museum’s art hits Harmony Arts Festival /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Harmony_2380_opt.jpeg

22:07 [Slashdot] Liberal Saudi Web Forum Founder Sentenced To 600 Lashes and 7 Years In Prison

22:08 [Deutsche Welle] Syria allows access to alleged chemical weapons sites

22:09 [Russia Today] Syria to allow UN chemical weapon investigators to explore three sites

22:10 [Reuters] Iraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face:' U.S. officer

22:11 [Moral Low Ground] NYC Public School Administrator Malik Taylor Admits Sex with 4 Students

22:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bring it back where it belongs

22:14 [CNET News] Doctor taps Glass to teach exam techniques, bedside manner

22:14 [CNN: Health] Cause found for virus outbreak

22:14 [Russia Today] TSA misconduct increases by 26 percent

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Cabinet to take up FDI in defence, telecom & single brand retail

22:16 [CNN: Politics] Producers tell story behind film's unique home movies

22:16 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Nixon through the years

22:16 [CNN: Politics] Avlon: From inside, Nixon presidency surreal

22:16 [CNN: Politics] Gergen: The inner demons that drove Nixon

22:16 [CNN: Politics] Gamesmanship intensifies ahead of congressional recess

22:17 [CNN: Politics] Israel, Palestinians launch peace talks

22:18 [Telegraph] West's main aid group for Syrian rebels collapses into disarray

22:18 [CNN] Turkish police prevent injured child's parents from speaking

22:20 [The Hindu - Opinion] Roadblocks in their pursuit of excellence

22:20 [OpEdNews] Five Wedges That Crack the "Melting Pot' Meme

22:21 [Reuters] Pentagon warns of tough trade-offs in face of looming cuts

22:22 [Infoshop] The Corporate Strategy to Win The War Against Grassroots Activists: Stratfor’s Strategies

22:22 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon warns of tough trade-offs in face of looming cuts

22:23 [NPR] Potential Treatment For Snakebites Leads To A Paralyzing Test

22:23 [CNET News] 36 percent admit to cursing, punching their computers

22:24 [The Hindu - Opinion] 'Re-invite Amina Wadud to speak at the University of Madras'

22:24 [Big Think] The Ultimate Remote Control: Driving An Earth-Bound Rover From Space

22:24 [The Onion] Infographic: Is Bradley Manning A Hero Or A Traitor?

22:24 [The Onion] Slideshow: Check Out This Egg

22:24 [CNN] NSA chief: Snooping is crucial to fighting terrorism

22:26 [Mother Jones] Here's Why Some People Think the Smurfs Are Jew-Hating Communists

22:26 [Mother Jones] Democrats To Introduce Supreme Court Ethics Bill

22:27 [Infoshop] A Radical Approach to the Climate Crisis

22:27 [straight] Trio contemplates Salish Sea Village on Vancouver's waterfront /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/8487068065_6a3c6f4917_c.jpg

22:29 [Guardian] Tax breaks used by mobile phone networks face scrutiny

22:29 [Guardian] Sweden's 'Hannibal Lecter' cleared of all charges

22:30 [The Hindu - Opinion] Caste out by the law

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Curfew clamped on Assam town

22:31 [Financial Times] Obama defends Summers to Democrats

22:32 [zero hedge] Fed Humiliated With Red Close Despite Dovish FOMC And GDP Revision

22:33 [Reuters] Dell's buyout teeters as it rejects voting change

22:35 [OpEdNews] Jeff Toobin says he trusts State Dept officials more than Manning on what to make public

22:36 [Pravda] Christian Jesus or Muslim Jesus?

22:36 [straight] The quips fly as fast as the bullets in 2 Guns /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_2Guns2_2380.jpg

22:37 [CNN: Crime] Zimmerman pulled over in Texas for traffic violation, given warning

22:38 [NPR] Immigration Program Fails To Attract Eligible Applicants

22:39 [Raw Story] George Zimmerman armed with gun during traffic stop in Texas

22:42 [Reuters: politics] Pennsylvania sues county giving gays marriage licenses despite ban

22:42 [Fox News: politics] Senate vote over controversial Obama ATF nominee drags on

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Telangana triggers nationwide demands for more States

22:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] The 29th State

22:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] Helicopter scam

22:48 [straight] Vancouver Fringe Festival hopes to build audience for independent theatre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FringeLogo_0.jpg

22:48 [Telegraph] Buckingham Palace footman who fell foul of immigration laws asks Queen for help

22:48 [Telegraph] Lord Howell interview: 'The irony is that I go to the North East a lot'

22:48 [Telegraph] Lord Howell: I meant frack the North West, not the North East

22:48 [Telegraph] NHS consultants enter talks over working weekends

22:48 [Voice of America] UN to Investigate Chemical Weapons Allegations in Syria

22:49 [Fox News] Police search for 18-year-old hospital volunteer

22:49 [Fox News] Enter to get your business to the Super Bowl

22:50 [CBC: politics] Striking diplomats take feud with Clement to labour board

22:51 [The Hindu - News] Government to dilute FDI retail norms

22:52 [Reuters: politics] NSA chief defends surveillance programs at hacking conference

22:52 [Fox News: politics] Arkansas Republican Rep. Cotton to run for Senate seat

22:52 [Pravda] Courting India

22:52 [Pravda] Tough Task for Tusk

22:53 [NPR] Pope's Visit: A Bumpy Test Run For Rio's World Cup, Olympics

22:53 [] America's Best Armenian-Russian-Persian Restaurant

22:55 [The Hindu - News] Bumper harvest of MBBS seats for TN

22:55 [The Independent] Gaddafi minister sentenced to death in Libya

22:55 [The Independent] Royal Bengal tiger numbers in Nepal leap to 198

22:55 [The Independent] Search for men who raped girl in Walthamstow, east London

22:55 [The Independent] July was sunniest since 2006

22:55 [The Independent] Saudi prince loses £6.5m Gaddafi claim

22:55 [The Independent] O J Simpson given parole

22:57 [AlterNet] Fox's Stuart Varney Flirts With Idea Of Letting Immigrants and Their Children Starve

22:57 [Global Voices] What Does a “Green Party” Win Mean for Trinidad & Tobago Politics?

22:57 [Slashdot] Saturn's Tidal Tugs Energize Enceladus' Icy Plumes

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Sell Telangana aggressively, says Sonia

23:00 [zero hedge] The Financial System Doesn't Just Enable Theft, It Is Theft

23:02 [Fox News: politics] NSA program reportedly allows analysts to track emails, chats, web searches

23:02 [Fox News: politics] Liz Cheney late paying tax on new home

23:02 [BBC: Technology] Female journalists face bomb threats

23:03 [The Hindu - News] Sell Telangana aggressively, says Sonia

23:03 [NPR] Canadian Regulators Investigate Mysterious Tar Sands Spills

23:03 [NPR] For One Seniors Basketball Team, The Game Never Gets Old

23:04 [Disinformation] The Secret History of the Vietnam War

23:04 [Telegraph] MSP tells court his ex-wife attacked him with a dagger

23:04 [Telegraph] Families of British Red Caps to sue Ministry of Defence over their deaths at hands of Iraqi mob

23:06 [CNET News] Hackers to NSA chief: Read the Constitution

23:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pablo Alvarado: The President's Deportation Quota Is More Offensive Than Rep. Steve King's Idiocy

23:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael B. Keegan: The GOP Tries to Move Beyond Cantaloupes on Immigration

23:07 [straight] Marijuana laws inconsistently applied in B.C. /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/inline/heed_100409.jpg

23:07 [straight] Photo of the Day: Life /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/9402289239_3e217c7208_c.jpg

23:07 [straight] Pete Anderson melds key styles /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_PeteAnderson_2380.jpg

23:08 [NPR] Reports: Major League Baseball Warns Players' Union Of Suspensions

23:09 [The Hindu - News] Come what may, we’ll kill Bill, say Seemandhra MPs

23:10 [The Independent] Nick Clegg backs move to publish rogue private-eye list

23:10 [CNN] Zimmerman pulled over in Texas for traffic violation, given warning

23:14 [CNET News] Digital Magic 8 Ball hack gives not-so-fuzzy answers

23:15 [Fox News] Weiner aide apologizes for tirade against intern- DR. ABLOW: What scandal says about women

23:17 [] Guantanamo Officials Dole Out Solitary Confinement, Beatings to Break Hunger Strike /sites/

23:17 [] Global Warming = Melting Glaciers = 'Himalayan Tsunamis' /sites/

23:17 [] Aaron Swartz's Loved Ones Call Foul On MIT Report Absolving Itself /sites/

23:17 [The Hindu - News] In search of a capital yet again

23:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mother drunk on school run: police

23:19 [Russia Today] NSA power doubles every 4 years – Assange

23:20 [Financial Times] Raskin chosen for deputy treasury post

23:20 [OpEdNews] Obama Goes Progressive: Renaissance or Red Herring?

23:22 [] Aaron Swartz's Loved Ones Slam "Whitewash" MIT Report Absolving Itself /sites/

23:23 [Reuters: politics] Republican effort to push through deep spending cuts fails

23:23 [NPR] Tampon Marketing Gets Real For The Social Media Age

23:24 [Deutsche Welle] Bayern beat Sao Paulo in friendly Audi Cup semi

23:25 [Voice of America] Reuters: Libyan Court Sentences Former Gadhafi Minister to Death

23:25 [CNET News] U.K. to ban wearing Google Glass while driving, report says

23:25 [The Hindu - News] Centre’s probe into Harshad Mehta fraud eyewash, says Supreme Court

23:26 [The Independent] General Electric ‘conspired’ to acquire airline’s planes on the cheap, High Court judge rules

23:26 [The Independent] NSA director heckled by hackers at computer security conference

23:27 [CNN: Money] NSA to hackers: Don't like what we do? Change it

23:28 [Reuters] NSA chief defends surveillance programs at hacking conference

23:29 [The Onion] Fans Of Green Screens, Incredibly Fake-Looking Things Express Love For Modern Cinema

23:29 [The Hindu - News] 'Our son’s dream has been realised'

23:29 [The Hindu - News] Amendment allows non-Hindu to head Bodh Gaya temple committee

23:29 [Raw Story] ‘Bird brains’ evolved before birds: study

23:29 [Raw Story] Subterranean ‘highway from hell’ shows some volcanoes have a short fuse

23:29 [Raw Story] O.J. Simpson granted parole but still faces years in prison

23:31 [The Hindu - News] Kurnool as capital chorus gains ground

23:32 [msnbc: politics] Christie, Paul spat could foretell major showdown in 2016

23:33 [Reuters: politics] Obama defends Summers as he mulls Fed pick

23:33 [CNN: Money] NSA to hackers: Join us

23:33 [CNN: Money] Social Security mistake that costs thousands

23:35 [The Hindu - News] Shobhaa De’s tweet triggers uproar

23:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Quick False Equivalence Update

23:39 [Raw Story] Obama delivers ‘full-throated defense’ of Larry Summers to House Democrats

23:39 [The Hindu - News] JAC revives demand for separate Vidarbha

23:39 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 5 lakh cr. needed for new capital: Naidu

23:40 [Fox News: politics] Republican report concludes Holder misled Congress on reporter targeting

23:41 [The Hindu - News] Telangana fallout: Setback to several irrigation projects

23:41 [Slashdot] Full-Size Remote Control Cars

23:41 [Good] Will This Be the Hospital of the Future?

23:41 [The Independent] Alexander Lebedev urges US taxman to look at GE

23:42 [CNN] Lindsay Lohan's 'doing great' post-rehab

23:45 [Slate Magazine] How to Decode the True Meaning of What NSA Officials Say

23:45 [Reuters] Iraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face' - U.S. officer

23:45 [Reuters] Boeing wins $2 billion deal for 13 more P-8 surveillance planes: Pentagon

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Left parties differ over Telangana

23:46 [Moral Low Ground] Virginia Rapper Twain Gotti Boasts about Killing in Lyrics, Gets Busted for Double Murder

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Kodava homeland: Telangana reinforces CNC belief

23:48 [NPR] As His Campaign Craters, Weiner Picks Fight Over Flight

23:50 [OpEdNews] Monet and Mattisse, Foie Gras Ducks

23:52 [straight] Vancouver's Powell Street Festival stretches the bounds of sound /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_PowellStreet2_2380.jpg

23:52 [straight] Five bestselling Canadian authors you’ve (probably) never heard of /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/jodi-bw.jpg

23:53 [CNN] New Snowden leak: NSA program taps all you do online

23:54 [Big Think] Would You Visit A National Park On The Moon?

23:56 [Reuters] Iraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face': U.S. officer

23:57 [The Hindu - News] Idea of Andhra was born in Mylapore

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