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00:03 [CNN: Technology] Amazon's drones: Would they work?

00:03 [BBC: Science & Environment] Beached whales dead in Florida

00:04 [CNN: Technology] 2013: The Web's year of the hoax

00:05 [Fox News: politics] Abortion covered in most health insurance plans for Congress

00:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter: 'It Is Part Of The Middle Eastern Culture' To Lie (VIDEO)

00:08 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson tells court: 'I took cocaine'

00:10 [CBC: politics] Baird affirms commitment to Ukraine's democratic development

00:10 [straight] Brunch feels festive at the Roof at Black + Blue /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/TheRoof_Brunch_02.jpg

00:11 [CBC: politics] Stephen Harper to meet Kathleen Wynne to talk Ring of Fire

00:11 [CBC: politics] Mike Duffy audit: Senate kills attempt to call Deloitte executive

00:13 [Pravda] Do birds have personalities?

00:13 [Pravda] Soccer: Time for reinforcements - who is going where?

00:17 [Mother Jones] 5 Shocking New Revelations on NSA Cellphone Tracking

00:17 [Mother Jones] President Obama Makes His Pitch for Fighting Income Inequality /files/images/blog_income_shares_1979_2007_2.jpg

00:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Walker died ’within seconds’

00:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Voters bogans living empty lives, says MP

00:22 [Voice of America] VOA News: Former Ukrainian Presidents Back Anti-Government Protests in Kyiv

00:24 [The Independent] The 10 best electric blankets

00:24 [The Independent] Man of the moment: Alexander Hanson is set to star in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical about the Profumo affair

00:24 [Telegraph] Forced caesarean was 'manifestly' in Alessandra Pacchieri's interest, says judge

00:25 [Raw Story] Florida teen arrested for shooting classmate in the face

00:25 [AL JAZEERA] Truck carrying radioactive material recovered

00:25 [straight] Photo of the Day: A touch of frost /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/11197669536_f389608247_b.jpg

00:25 [Reuters: politics] Senior Obama adviser criticizes human rights abuses in China, Russia

00:27 [Russia Today] Radioactive material container from hijacked truck found empty in Mexico

00:28 [CNN] FDA: Recalled defibrillators may fail during emergencies

00:36 [Good] For the Very First Time, We Saw Where Our Food Comes From

00:37 [CNN: Money] A new normal for government retirees

00:40 [Voice of America] Kerry Skips Visit to Ukraine for Stop in Moldova

00:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Looming U.S. Retail Implosion: DeGrowth 2014

00:42 [zero hedge] It's Payback Time: Foreign UK Homebuyers To Be Subject To Capital Gains Tax

00:43 [Reuters] Delaying security deal a risk to Afghan forces: U.S. military chief

00:46 [Fox News] Mysterious China-themed 'city' proposed in New York's Catskills /i/redes/icon-video.gif

00:47 [CNN] Opinion: Why do French think Bob Dylan's racist?

00:47 [Mother Jones] Elizabeth Warren: Big Banks Should Reveal Their Donations to Influential Think Tanks

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Meredith Bennett-Smith: Police Suspended For Swearing At Students After Fed Up Bus Driver Calls 911 (VIDEO)

00:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: Sorry Guys, Congressional Polarization Can't Be Fixed By Lawmakers Hanging Out More

00:51 [Guardian] American Hustle – review | Peter Bradshaw

00:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Dollar drops below 90 US cents

00:52 [] New Snowden Docs Reveal NSA Collecting Data on a 'Planetary Scale'

00:54 [Telegraph] Chinese mother who defied one-child policy sues over rights for her son

00:54 [Telegraph] Mexico: police find radioactive material from stolen truck

00:55 [Slashdot] In Letter To 20 Automakers, Senator Demands Answers On Cybersecurity

00:55 [Slashdot] FCC Chair: It's Ok For ISPs To Discriminate Traffic

00:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrew Hart: Fort Hood Soldier Convicted In Prostitution Case

00:56 [CNN] Mexico: Stolen truck that carried radioactive material found

00:57 [CNET News] Apple desktops overtake Dell on shoppers' holiday wish lists

00:57 [straight] Sebastian Ibarra: Fermenting a friendship /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_108668471.jpg

01:00 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: A supersized nativity and other arts stories

01:00 [OpEdNews] Iran and Enhancement

01:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Glenn C. Altschuler: Class Rules

01:04 [Topix Activism News] Group Seeks More Regulation Of Md. Roadside Zoos

01:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Marijuana Can Be Covered In Mold, E.Coli, Insect Parts And Pollutants

01:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gabriela Aoun: Obama Family Plans Hawaii Vacation For Sixth Straight Year

01:07 [Guardian] State pension age to be raised to 70 for today's young workers

01:07 [Guardian] David Cameron urges British students to ditch French and learn Mandarin

01:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas to cut 1000 jobs after loss warning

01:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Voters 'bogans living empty lives'

01:10 [The Independent] Postcard from... Belgium

01:11 [Telegraph] Race on to save 40 whales stranded in the Everglades

01:11 [BBC: Health] World dementia cases 'set to treble'

01:13 [CNET News] Insanely lifelike Morgan Freeman portrait painted on an iPad

01:13 [CNN: Health] FDA: Recalled defibrillators may fail during emergencies

01:14 [Slashdot] Two Million Passwords Compromised By Keylogger Virus

01:14 [NPR] Steelers Coach Fined $100K For Interfering With Play

01:15 [CNN] Photos show scale of North Korea's repressive prison camps -- Amnesty

01:20 [Raw Story] Black Republican: What has Obama done for the Black community?

01:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: House Votes To Shield Private Equity Firms From Dodd-Frank Disclosure

01:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Soren Petersen: Korean Design - Developing a Design Culture

01:26 [BBC: Technology] Is it ethical to block adverts online?

01:26 [straight] Mayor wants Vancouver to seek intervenor status at Kinder Morgan pipeline hearings /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/VancouverCityHallDec413.jpg

01:27 [Telegraph] Toronto mayor Rob Ford 'tried to buy crack video'

01:27 [Telegraph] Road accidents down by a third

01:29 [Truthdig] Trans Fats: Neither Food nor Stuff

01:30 [Voice of America] Carolyn Presutti: Chinese Sculptors Bring Their Talent to US Holiday Ice Show

01:32 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Hairy Loan Situation

01:36 [Good] How Project Blue Collar Can Help More Shelter Pets Find Homes

01:36 [CNN] Arizona forestry faces $559,000 fine over deadly Yarnell Hill fire

01:37 [zero hedge] Greenspan Baffled Over Bitcoin 'Bubble': "To Be Worth Something, It Must Be Backed By Something"

01:39 [Reuters] Special Report: Thailand secretly dumps Myanmar refugees into trafficking rings

01:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] Qantas to cut 1000 jobs as shares slump

01:41 [straight] Your guide to the 2013 Whistler Film Festival /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/husband.jpg

01:43 [Guardian] BBC head of television hits back at 'daily chorus' of criticism

01:43 [Guardian] Vatican refuses to give UN panel full details of clerical sex abuse cases

01:44 [CNET News] FCC okays Verizon buyout of Vodafone's company stake

01:45 [Raw Story] Rescuers race to save 40 whales stranded off Florida coast

01:47 [Fox News: politics] EXCLUSIVE: Martin Bashir, out at MSNBC over Palin slur, was previously suspended

01:47 [Guardian] Constitution referendum gives Egyptians a feeling of deja vu

01:48 [Fox News] 'THESE WERE TRAINED PEOPLE' CIA witnesses offer more evidence Benghazi attack planned

01:48 [Fox News] MSNBC HOST RESIGNS Martin Bashir quits over offensive Palin remarks /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:48 [CNN: Politics] Obama urges young supporters to talk up Obamacare

01:48 [CNN: Politics] Alpha House actor on show's inspiration

01:48 [CNN: Politics] Yes, this is where some Senators actually live

01:49 [Truthdig] Poverty Wages in the Land Of Plenty

01:50 [Disinformation] JoyCamp: ‘The Lizards of Wavery Place’

01:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Byron Kittle: Rick Warren: Making Employers Pay For Birth Control Is 'Like Making A Jewish Deli Sell Pork' (VIDEO)

01:52 [CNN] Mexico: Stolen radioactive material found

01:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Halloween death: husband accused

01:55 [CNN] New York to graduate most diverse class of firefighters in history

01:55 [AL JAZEERA] US spy agency gathers data on phone locations

01:56 [straight] First-ever Vancouver Web Fest planned for May 2014 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_152957897.jpg

01:56 [straight] The well-acted Lungs stays smart /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Lungs.jpg

01:56 [Reuters] Special Report: Thailand secretly supplies Myanmar refugees to trafficking rings

01:57 [The Independent] Paranoid schizophrenic could spend rest of his life in Broadmoor after decapitating flatmate

01:58 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Is this Julia's best performance yet?

02:02 [Moral Low Ground] Obama Cites Pope Francis in Speech Denouncing Economic Inequality

02:03 [BBC: Health] TB vaccine 'could help prevent MS'

02:05 [Raw Story] Microsoft and Google vie to keep closest tabs on Santa Claus’ journey

02:06 [Guardian] Mexican authorities find stolen lorry containing radioactive material

02:09 [CNN: Politics] Obamacare: Obama reaches out to youth

02:10 [Voice of America] US Study: 75 Percent of US Silent Feature Films Lost Forever

02:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Weigant: Delay Iran Sanctions

02:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Utah Gay Marriage Ban Weighed By Federal Judge

02:13 [The Independent] Governments have paid £42m in ransoms to al-Qaida and other terrorist groups in last three years, UN told

02:13 [Reuters: politics] Iran's ability to enrich uranium troubles U.S. lawmakers

02:13 [Telegraph] First class stamps a 'waste of money' at Christmas

02:13 [Deutsche Welle] Luxembourg installs Bettel, Juncker out

02:13 [CNET News] Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)

02:15 [Slashdot] Nissan Leaf Prototype Becomes First Autonomous Car On Japanese Highways

02:15 [AL JAZEERA] Hostages freed after daring raid on Iraq mall

02:16 [The Atlantic: International] Biden’s 330-Minute Balancing Act in China

02:18 [CNN: Politics] Inside the real 'Alpha House'

02:18 [CNN: Politics] Obama reaches out to youth

02:18 [CNN: Politics] Zelizer: Is 'Alpha House' parody of GOP on target?

02:23 [straight] The Georgia Straight presents an acoustic Band of Horses show at the Vogue /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Band%20of%20Horses%2020131204.jpg

02:24 [CNET News] Google gives free Glass upgrades to early adopters

02:24 [CNN] China feeds bitcoin frenzy

02:25 [zero hedge] Wages Relative To Profits Drop To All Time Low

02:28 [The Independent] NSA collects data revealing location of five billion mobile phones every day

02:30 [Slashdot] Medical Radioactive Material Truck Stolen In Mexico

02:30 [Raw Story] Activist billionaire renews call for public buy-back on Apple stock

02:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: RNC Turns Focus To Hillary Clinton In Anticipation Of 2016 Election

02:32 [CNN: Politics] Josh Romney's tweet showed a class act

02:32 [Moral Low Ground] Full Video & Transcript of President Obama’s December 4, 2013 Speech on Economic Inequality

02:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mosque attack: man killed, two hurt

02:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Republicans Tussle Over Gay Candidates

02:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon Ward: Scott Brown May Be Warming To The Idea Of A Senate Run In New Hampshire

02:43 [AL JAZEERA] New images show scale of North Korea prisons

02:45 [Raw Story] Brazilian Guarani chief’s father-in-law arrested in connection with stabbing death

02:45 [Raw Story] FBI searches former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer’s home

02:47 [Mother Jones] WATCH: How to Draw a Thanksgiving Turkey that Represents the Nuclear Deal with Iran [Fiore Cartoon]

02:50 [Voice of America] 3 Ex-Ukrainian Presidents Back Anti-Government Protests in Kyiv

02:50 [OpEdNews] 'Tis the Season

02:54 [Fox News] CRUNCH TIME Congress counts down to another shutdown deadline

02:54 [Fox News] FAST & SCRAPPED?Walker's death could lead to 'Furious' cancellation /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:54 [Fox News] MEDIA BUZZBashir suspended before for 'tasteless' remarks /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:55 [zero hedge] For the First Time In 50 Years, a Majority of Americans Think the U.S. Should “Mind Its Own Business”

02:55 [zero hedge] In 4 Short Weeks, The Administration Claims Obamacare Has Achieved 'Private Sector Effectiveness'

02:55 [zero hedge] Jim Rogers Cautions "Be Prepared, Be Worried, And Be Careful... This Is Going To End Badly"

02:55 [CNN: Money] Top 10 U.S. cities for Chinese homebuyers

02:56 [Guardian] Toronto mayor Rob Ford 'offered $5k and car' in exchange for crack video

02:58 [Fox News: politics] Krauthammer: Mexico radioactive theft shows need for a secure border

02:58 [straight] Vancouver endorses liquor licence application for the Fox Cabaret /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FoxCabaret.jpg

03:00 [Raw Story] Study predicts dementia cases worldwide will triple by 2050

03:03 [Russia Today] Departing NYPD Commissioner will have 10 officer, $1.5 mil private security force

03:12 [CNN] Explore the enchanting ancient forests of Japan's eco-paradise

03:16 [Fox News] 'STORM OF PROBLEMS'Chinese-themed 'city' pitched for NY's Catskills /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:16 [Fox News] EXCLUSIVEBashir suspended before for 'tasteless' remarks /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:16 [Fox News] ObamaCare: Good enough for you, but not Harry Reid's people?

03:16 [Fox News] RISK CONTAINED Radioactive material stolen in Mexico recovered

03:16 [Fox News] MORE BENGHAZI DETAILSWitnesses offer evidence that attack was planned

03:16 [CNN] Bill Beckwith and the love for HGTV

03:17 [The Hindu - News] NSA tracks billions of cellphones daily: report

03:20 [Raw Story] While Amazon has drones, Google experiments with robotic helpers

03:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Brodsky: Detroit's Bankruptcy: Bondholders, Pensioners and Art Lovers In The Same Boat

03:23 [CNET News] Apple, China Mobile said to have finally struck iPhone deal

03:24 [zero hedge] The Complete And Unabridged History Of Gold Manipulation

03:24 [Voice of America] Norman Rockwell Painting Sells for Record Price at Auction

03:24 [Voice of America] Insurgents Target Iraqi Police Headquarters

03:25 [The Hindu - News] Former Ukrainian presidents warn of chaos

03:26 [OpEdNews] Gaza kids were heard worldwide -- mini-Arks a huge success

03:26 [Voice of America] Margaret Besheer: Official Says Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Arsenal is Progressing

03:28 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's Foreign Minister Westerwelle visits Ukrainian protestors

03:28 [Deutsche Welle] Wolves, Frankfurt and Leverkusen join Bayern in German Cup quarterfinal

03:28 [Deutsche Welle] NSA tracks billions of records on mobile phone locations daily

03:31 [CNN] Norman Rockwell painting 'Saying Grace' brings record $46 million

03:32 [Reuters: politics] Obama says he's not allowed iPhone for 'security reasons'

03:35 [Raw Story] Australia avoids government shutdown in its own debt ceiling debate

03:37 [Voice of America] Luis Ramirez: Pentagon Warns of Confidence Problem in Afghanistan

03:39 [AL JAZEERA] Radioactive material recovered in Mexico

03:40 [Raw Story] Bill O’Reilly answers Jon Stewart’s War on Christmas attack: ‘In his heart, he knows I’m right’

03:41 [Good] Healthy Schools and Students Start With STEM

03:44 [Sydney Morning Herald] Time is up: Qantas falls deeper into crisis

03:48 [Fox News] Newtown 911 dispatcher urged callers to take cover- VIDEO: Chaos, calm professionalism heard in Sandy Hook 911 calls

03:48 [Fox News] Cops: Ohio judge's wife poisoned him with antifreeze

03:51 [OpEdNews] Why Obamacare Means Life and Death...for Both Political Parties

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Obama Says He's Not Allowed iPhone For 'Security Reasons'

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lydia O'Connor: Environmentalists Urge San Francisco To Ban Ceremonial Butterfly Releases

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michelle Chen: A New Day, A New Danger: Temp Workers Face Safety Hazards at Work

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Jared Polis Goes On Epic Tirade In Defense Of Dreamers

03:58 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

03:58 [Russia Today] ‘European social safety net eroded’: ICRC shocked by accumulated poverty data

03:59 [straight] Topless women from Femen confront praying Catholic men in Argentina /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Femen%20argentina.jpg

03:59 [Reuters] China's airspace zone has caused apprehension: Biden

03:59 [AL JAZEERA] Swiss scientists stand by Arafat findings

03:59 [AL JAZEERA] Plan to destroy Syria's weapons forges ahead

04:00 [CNET News] NASA releases Saturn 'hexagon' images like never seen before

04:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] SMS after whistleblower was sacked

04:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Furore over Cricket Australia tweet

04:02 [Fin24 News] Cosatu deplores income of rich CEOs

04:06 [The Hindu - News] BDL team members face wrath of people in Rachakonda hills

04:10 [Raw Story] Three Norman Rockwell works sell for almost $60 million

04:12 [The Hindu - News] Corporation promises completion of drain works

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

04:13 [Voice of America] Mexican Police Find Stolen Radioactive Waste

04:15 [Reuters] Biden says China's airspace zone has caused apprehension

04:17 [CNN] NBA game in Mexico City postponed after smoke fills arena

04:23 [Voice of America] Greg Flakus: Mexican Authorities Find Stolen Truck Carrying Radioactive Material

04:23 [Russia Today] Morocco seeks legalization of marijuana cultivation and exports

04:24 [Electronic Intifada] Pre-Nakba diwan custom lives on in Gaza

04:24 [zero hedge] Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over As Number Of U.S. Banks Falls To Record Low

04:24 [zero hedge] Gold Smuggling Increases 7x In India And Surpasses Illegal Drug Trade

04:25 [Slashdot] Oldest Human DNA Contains Clues To Mysterious Species

04:29 [straight] Decoding RCMP talk of a targeted home invasion in North Vancouver /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Molina%202.png

04:29 [Voice of America] Greg Flakus: Mexican Authorities Recover Stolen Radioactive Material; No Arrests Yet

04:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Try saying this 10 times quickly

04:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hockey emerges as Abbott's brightest

04:34 [Truthdig] Women’s Misrepresentation in Media Is Too Much to Bear

04:34 [Financial Times] Biden urges Xi to lower regional tensions

04:35 [Financial Times] Ukraine government prepared to discuss elections

04:36 [CNET News] Appeals court considers Oracle's Java copyright claims

04:39 [Voice of America] Biden: China's Air Defense Zone Causing 'Apprehension'

04:43 [Deutsche Welle] Authorities recover radioactive medical material stolen in Mexico

04:45 [Voice of America] Henry Ridgwell: Amnesty International: Torture, Execution Rampant In Vast North Korea Prisons

04:46 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Moral and Economic Imperative to Raise the Minimum Wage

04:48 [Telegraph] No breakthrough in talks between US and China over air identification zone

04:50 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Don't blame the camera if this photo is garbage /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shiny-dumpster.jpg

04:53 [Russia Today] Unarmed man charged with wounding bystanders shot by NYPD officers

04:54 [The Hindu - News] Thailand awaits King's word on political conflict

04:54 [The Hindu - News] Babri Masjid demoliltion anniversary: security up

04:55 [Reuters] Objectors in Detroit bankruptcy ask to appeal directly to circuit court

04:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Farah Mohamed: Al Qaeda Resurgence Tied To Syrian Crisis, Scholar Says

05:00 [CNN] State patrol: Ariel Castro committed suicide, with written notes near

05:01 [Guardian] Patients growing into face transplants

05:02 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK, DMK cadres violate poll code

05:02 [Moral Low Ground] Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter: Nuke Iran

05:03 [CNET News] Sub-$200 HP, Dell models most popular Black Friday laptops

05:08 [Russia Today] Fast-food workers expected to walk off the job in 100 US cities

05:09 [CNN] Documents: Alleged criminals claimed Ford tried to buy damaging video

05:12 [CNET News] Pair said to illegally generate $1M worth of Bitcoins

05:13 [Russia Today] Female army members allegedly pressured into prostitution by officers at Ft. Hood

05:13 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty International: Torture, Execution Rampant In Vast North Korea Prisons

05:14 [The Hindu - News] Tanks in rain-fed areas remain dry

05:14 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Chalk it up to childish imagination /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/chalk-01.jpg

05:15 [AlterNet] How Wall Street Power Brokers Are Designing the Future of Public Education as a Money-Making Machine

05:20 [Fox News] Natalie's stand-in secret

05:21 [Fox News] Rockwell's 'Saying Grace' fetches $46M at auction

05:21 [Fox News] Family: Mandela 'not doing well,' but putting up fight

05:21 [Fox News] Iran ups centrifuges by 400 percent under Obama

05:21 [Fox News] Docs: Toronto's Ford seemed to offer drug dealers cash, car for crack-smoking video

05:21 [Fox News] Sen. Warren rules out 2016 presidential bid

05:21 [Fox News] Drones newest weapon in hunt against pesky feral pigs- Challenges await Amazon's drone deliveries

05:21 [Fox News] Obama's end-runs around Congress spark bipartisan criticism

05:21 [Fox News] San Fran mulls ban on releasing butterflies at events

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Pulichintala will benefit people a lot, say Ministers

05:24 [Truthdig] Latest NSA Leak Shows the Agency’s Tracking Cellphone Locations All Over the Globe

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Away from the madding crowd

05:26 [The Hindu - News] Biden conveys U.S. concern on air zone to China’s Xi

05:29 [Guardian] Ashes: Australia v England – live! | Andy Bull

05:35 [CNET News] IPad app makes kids the stars of interactive 'movie'

05:35 [CNN] Opinion: The costs of Shanghai's education success story

05:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Satisfaction comes at a cost

05:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It's all right mum. It's not over'

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Strike likely to impact midday meals from Thursday

05:47 [The Hindu - News] Classes finally begin in new MMC building

05:47 [The Hindu - News] Anna varsity defends action against ex-VC

05:48 [AL JAZEERA] Thai king calls for unity

05:48 [AL JAZEERA] China stands firm on air defence zone

05:49 [The Hindu - News] Garment workers ramp up campaign for wage revision

05:49 [The Hindu - News] No deviation from CWC decision will be acceptable: T-Ministers

05:49 [The Hindu - News] Na. D’Souza to chair 80th Kannada literary meet

05:51 [The Hindu - News] 63% of migrant workers’ children suffer illnesses, finds study

05:52 [CNN] No deal yet, but sides said to be closer to budget agreement

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Chennai's CBSE schools gear up for accreditation

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Co-optex wins national award

05:53 [The Hindu - News] 63% of migrant workers’ children in Chennai suffer illnesses, finds study

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Chennai garment workers ramp up campaign for wage revision

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Chennai to remain dry

05:55 [Raw Story] Chris Hayes mocks New York Post: Obamacare toddler horror story was pure bunk

05:57 [CNN: Money] Apple completes China Mobile deal - report

05:57 [The Hindu - News] 2 college students in Chennai arrested for ganja smuggling

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Government sanctions two new taluks

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Budget likely on Jan. 17

06:00 [AntiWar] Impossible Dialogue: The Choice in Yemen

06:01 [The Hindu - News] Drug shortage hits HIV patients

06:03 [Big Think] Working for the Man is Risky

06:04 [CNN] Thai king asks for unity in birthday speech

06:04 [CNN] Bruce Lee's iconic jumpsuit on sale at Hong Kong auction

06:04 [Telegraph] Japanese cuisine gets UNESCO heritage status

06:05 [Voice of America] Amid Pause in Protests, Thai King Calls for Unity

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Asaram’s son Narayan Sai brought to Surat

06:06 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Banksy works to go under the hammer

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Lift collapses, worker dies in Chennai construction site

06:07 [The Hindu - News] ‘Income not the sole criterion for admitting students under RTE quota’

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Elephant presence, tiger attack a ‘wake-up call’

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Shops burgled in Perambur, 1 held

06:08 [Reuters] Microsoft moves to assure international business customers on spying

06:08 [Reuters] Thaksin's homecoming hopes dashed as Thai crisis reignites

06:08 [CNET News] Acer joins the tabletop parade

06:09 [The Hindu - News] ‘An individual is all it takes to make a film festival’

06:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Saki Knafo: Drug Defendants Are Being 'Forced' To Plead Guilty, Report Claims

06:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Obama's Vision For High-Speed Rail Is In Danger Of Stalling Out

06:10 [NPR] Report: Threat Of Mandatory Minimums Used To Coerce Guilty Pleas

06:11 [CNN] Washington woman unknowingly live-tweets husband's death

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Stage set for animation festival in Mysore

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Getting a visa is easy, needs effort to select college : U.S Consular official

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Police ask Chennai schools to step up security

06:15 [The Hindu - News] Implement bus code, say automotive engineers

06:17 [The Hindu - News] Elephant herd driven 20 km away from Mysore city

06:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joanna Zelman: Here's Why It's So Great Congress Held A Hearing On Aliens

06:18 [CNET News] 2015 Mustang declassified: How Ford's global focus gave the world a better pony car

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Dance academy donates funds for cancer care

06:19 [The Hindu - News] H.D. Kote man-eater: villages observe self-imposed curfew

06:19 [The Hindu - News] ‘No substitute for human touch’

06:19 [Guardian] Ashes: Australia v England – live! | Andy Bull, Geoff Lemon and John Ashdown

06:21 [CNN] Thailand protests: Revered king asks for unity in birthday speech

06:21 [The Hindu - News] Rayala-Telangana issue: Bandh hits bus services, shops shut

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Experts call for ‘quick resolution’ of tiger problem

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Rayala-Telangana: Bandh hits bus services, shops shut

06:25 [NPR] Steelers Coach Fined $100,000 For Interfering With Play

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Bid to murder two foiled; seven held

06:30 [The Hindu - News] Hopeless end to endless hope

06:31 [AntiWar] Palestinians Lose Again

06:31 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Tesla Batteries Are Powering an Energy Revolution

06:33 [Fin24 News] SA: a 20-year report card

06:35 [CNN] Inside Fukushima: Decommissioning Tepco's stricken nuclear reactor

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Communal Violence Bill a recipe for disaster: Modi

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Vijayamma stages dharna at Pulichintala project site

06:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Set on fire: 'a tragic, horrific death'

06:41 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart on corporate justice: ‘Don’t do the crime if you can’t pay the nominal fine’

06:46 [The Hindu - News] ‘NLC power generation is on schedule’

06:47 [Voice of America] VOA News: Amid Pause in Protests, Thai King Calls for Unity

06:49 [Deutsche Welle] Kyiv's Maidan protesters in it for the duration

06:50 [The Hindu - News] Magical rings on sale in city

06:54 [Slashdot] Crowdfunded Afrimakers To Bring Arduinos, Raspberry Pis To African Tech Hubs

06:56 [Unicef] As winter sets in, essential supplies arrive for Syrian refugee children in Iraq

06:56 [Unicef] In Côte d’Ivoire, ensuring adolescents living with HIV have the care and support they need

06:57 [Voice of America] Elizabeth Arrott: Egypt's Atheists Struggle to be Heard, Not Jailed

06:57 [Fin24 News] 1time to fly again?

06:58 [AL JAZEERA] Morocco under fire over women rights bill

07:01 [The Hindu - News] Fake pesticides unit sealed in Cumbum; goods worth Rs.10 lakh seized

07:03 [The Hindu - News] Youth held for chain snatching

07:05 [The Hindu - News] HC orders interim stay on power supply to flats

07:07 [Telegraph] Thai king calls for stability amid political crisis

07:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wife live tweets husband's death

07:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wild weather warning as wind gets up

07:09 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen keep away from work

07:10 [Reuters] Heavy weapons fire heard near Central African Republic capital

07:10 [Reuters] Analysis: Two factors key to lawsuits over New York train crash

07:11 [The Hindu - News] Uncertainty looms large over Satavahana festival

07:17 [The Hindu - News] Record crowd expected for Vaikunta Ekadasi in Srirangam

07:17 [The Hindu - News] Young voters push Delhi polling to a record 65%

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Govt will seek broad-based consensus on all issues: Manmohan

07:21 [Voice of America] Report Details Rape, Murder at NKorean Gulags

07:21 [Fox News] Harry Reid exempts some staffers from ObamaCare exchanges

07:21 [Fox News] $1 BILLION IN CUTSHagel to slash Pentagon staff by 20 percent

07:21 [Fox News] 'SMOKING HIS ROCKS' Docs suggest Ford offered money, car for crack video /i/redes/icon-video.gif

07:23 [Telegraph] Briton and German die in skydiving accident

07:23 [Telegraph] Choir singing 'boosts your mental health'

07:23 [Telegraph] Oldest DNA obtained from human ancestor

07:23 [Telegraph] Watchdog voices concern over eastern European visas

07:23 [Telegraph] Cap numbers of immigrants from European Union, says Theresa May

07:23 [Telegraph] Cancer survival in Britain the worst in Europe

07:23 [Telegraph] Downing Street hunt over Alistair Darling whispering campaign

07:24 [CNET News] President Obama says he can't use iPhone for 'security reasons'

07:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] Woman live-tweeting about crash realises husband is victim

07:25 [The Hindu - News] Tangedco promises uninterrupted power

07:26 [AL JAZEERA] India exit polls predict BJP win

07:27 [Voice of America] Kerry Aims to Boost Peace Talks with Israel Visit

07:28 [Reuters] JPMorgan warns 465,000 card users on data loss after cyber attack

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Bank manager arrested

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Not a disabled friendly electoral system

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Hopeless end to endless hope

07:37 [The Hindu - News] We need to develop electronics, telecommunication: Manmohan

07:40 [CNN] U.N. to discuss stabilizing Central African Republic amid killings

07:41 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'It's him. He died': woman live-tweets husband's crash

07:41 [The Hindu - News] West Delhi, a picture of contradictions

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourns for the day after obituary references

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Govt will seek consensus on all issues: Manmohan

07:44 [The Hindu - News] SSLC private candidates can apply for mark sheets

07:44 [The Hindu - News] The young are better informed, want more from the leaders

07:46 [Reuters] Heavy weapons fire heard in Central African Republic capital

07:48 [Moral Low Ground] New Snowden Docs Reveal NSA Collecting Data on a ‘Planetary Scale’

07:51 [Voice of America] Mike Richman: Israel Denies Involvement in Killing of Hezbollah Commander

07:53 [Moral Low Ground] Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee Abolishes $13.5 Million in Medical Debt, Owed by 2,693 People, in 45 States

07:54 [Deutsche Welle] Ukraine a torn in the side of NATO-Russia ties

07:54 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy arms fire rocks CAR capital

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Many homeless exercise their right for the first time

07:58 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK's general council to meet on December 19

07:58 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Iran Deal Look Safe from Lawmakers’ Attack for Now

07:59 [Voice of America] Amid Pause in Protests, Thai King Calls for Unity

08:04 [Fin24 News] Eskom has Medupi software back-up plan

08:06 [The Hindu - News] State government employees observe fast

08:07 [CNN] Blast outside Yemen Defense Ministry damages buildings

08:09 [Telegraph] BBC news defies criticism it is 'too big' with pledge to double its global audience

08:10 [CNN] Florida man kills wife and son with crossbow, then slits throat

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Chances fade for deal at WTO meet amid subsidy deadlock

08:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'All she did was smile and be happy'

08:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wild weather warning as winds get up

08:14 [Reuters] Anarchy at door, West starts to rebuild Libyan army

08:14 [Truthdig] ‘The Square’: How ‘Control Room’ Director Jehane Noujaim Captured Egypt’s Revolution

08:14 [The Hindu - News] SPDCL constrained by low PLFs at thermal stations

08:16 [AL JAZEERA] Strong blast rocks Yemen's defence ministry

08:16 [The Hindu - News] H D Kote man-eater tranquilised, trapped

08:18 [The Hindu - News] A red carpet welcome for East Delhi voters

08:18 [The Hindu - News] Students resume anti-alcohol campaign

08:19 [Voice of America] VOA News: France to Double Trade to Africa Over Next Five Years

08:20 [CNET News] Microsoft vows to boost Internet encryption, transparency

08:20 [NPR] Help Wanted Ad Shows Depths Of Spain's Unemployment Problem

08:20 [The Hindu - News] New police station for Elamakkara soon

08:22 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy arms erupts in CAR capital

08:23 [Voice of America] Biden: China's Air Defense Zone Causing 'Apprehension'

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Party worker steals the show at maha dharna

08:25 [Telegraph] No Downton spoilers for Imelda Staunton, despite being married to the butler

08:27 [CNN] Five headline-making exonerations of wrongly convicted prisoners

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Vijayamma stages dharna at Pulichintala project site

08:29 [Truthdig] Obama’s Bigger Playing Field

08:31 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Roundtable to seek ITIR in Vizag on Dec. 12

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Abducted Assam school girl released

08:36 [Anarchist news] An Antagonist’s Guide To Destroying The Surveillance State

08:37 [Voice of America] Amid Pause in Protests, Thai King Calls for Unity

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Nagging problems persist

08:40 [AL JAZEERA] Kerry to push for progress on Mideast peace

08:40 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy fire erupts in CAR capital

08:41 [The Hindu - News] FACT unit to be independent entity

08:41 [Pravda] Astrakhan Municipal Fund to solve road problems

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Dacoit gang busted, 220 gm gold ornaments recovered

08:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Jetstar has bled us dry'

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Survey of India to map hazard line on Indian coast

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Oommen: report will be pro-farmer

08:46 [CNN] Sandy Hook 911 calls reopen wounds a year after shooting massacre

08:51 [The Hindu - News] Men accused of cashing in on internet banking bug denied bail

08:54 [Deutsche Welle] Thailand's King Bhumibol urges nation to work together

08:54 [Deutsche Welle] UK teleco regulator 'comfortable' with Huawei despite US concern over South Korea deal

08:55 [Telegraph] Grand designs: how fish that build different sandcastles win the girl

08:55 [Telegraph] Leading screenwriter William Nicholson: My new novel is too sexy for television

08:55 [Telegraph] Game of Thrones star Oona Chaplin helps singer Kate Nash become actress

08:56 [The Independent] Former Ukrainian presidents back anti-government protests in Kiev

08:57 [The Hindu - News] Kozhikode jail superintendent suspended

08:59 [Guardian] Ashes: Australia v England – as it happened | Andy Bull, Geoff Lemon and John Ashdown

08:59 [The Hindu - News] 20 hurt in blast at Yemen Defense Ministry

09:00 [Reuters] Clashes erupt as militia enter Central African Republic capital

09:02 [Fox News: politics] NSA reportedly collects 5 billion cell phone location records a day

09:09 [Russia Today] Dozens killed after suicide bombing at Yemen defense ministry

09:11 [Telegraph] Widow risks losing late husband's sperm if she does go ahead with IVF within weeks

09:11 [Telegraph] Social workers invaded my body and stole baby, says mother forced to have caesarean

09:12 [The Independent] Bad security could delay Syria weapons transfer

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Foundation laid for engineering college

09:14 [Financial Times] Echoes of Myanmar’s past cloud land deals

09:14 [Fin24 News] Unions vow to step up anti-tolls fight

09:15 [Financial Times] Kiev prepared to discuss elections

09:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wild winds bring down trees, power lines

09:16 [CNN: Crime] How 5 men moved from despair to hope

09:16 [CNN: Crime] For victims' families, Sandy Hook 911 calls reopen wounds

09:16 [CNN: Crime] Florida man kills wife and son with crossbow, then slits throat

09:16 [CNN: Crime] State patrol: Castro committed suicide, with handwritten notes near

09:16 [CNN: Crime] Paramedic in Texas blast sentenced on pipe bomb charge

09:16 [CNN: Crime] Teen pleads not guilty to rape, murder of high school math teacher

09:17 [The Hindu - News] An exquisite blend

09:18 [Topix Activism News] NGOs urge Israel to cease demolitions

09:19 [Deutsche Welle] Major explosion hits Yemen's defense ministry

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Congress leaders meet on Telangana

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Bidding process starts for Vizhinjam port

09:24 [Voice of America] UN Set to Approve Military Help for C.A.R.

09:25 [Slashdot] China Prefers Sticking With Dying Windows XP To Upgrading

09:25 [NPR] Teens Who Feel Supported At Home And School Sleep Better

09:25 [NPR] Now Allows Window Shopping, And A Do-Over

09:25 [NPR] China's Military Buildup Reignites Worries In Asia, Beyond

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Suspected loan shark detained in Thiruvananthapuram

09:27 [Telegraph] North Korean gulag 'expanding', satellite images show

09:28 [The Hindu - News] Restaurant employee stabbed to death

09:32 [The Hindu - News] No agreement better than a bad one: Sharma

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Sailing regatta begins at INA

09:41 [Global Voices] Hirokazu Tanaka: One Name, Many Different People

09:42 [The Hindu - News] Depositors swindled of crores of rupees

09:44 [Telegraph] Beached whales die in Florida Everglades

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Rayal-Telangana issue: OU students attack policemen

09:44 [The Hindu - News] High Court asks State to file status report on Bhusan steel mishap

09:46 [Reuters] Japan approves $182 billion economic package

09:46 [The Hindu - News] Onchiyam case: Police continue raids outside Kozhikode district jail

09:46 [The Hindu - News] BJD forms councils in 17of 20 urban local bodies

09:48 [Fox News] Always watching? NSA reportedly collects 5 billion phone records daily

09:48 [Fox News] HEALTH HYPOCRISY? Reid exempts staff from ObamaCare exchanges

09:48 [Fox News] 'TOP GUN' ADDITION DoD official reportedly inspired film character

09:48 [The Hindu - News] 3 held on charge of making country-made bombs

09:50 [The Hindu - News] Chit fund: Congress seeks clarification from Naveen

09:52 [The Hindu - News] Probe on into graft in building permits

09:54 [Deutsche Welle] Survey: Most Afghans optimistic about future

09:59 [The Independent] Paul Walker’s autopsy results: his cause of death revealed

09:59 [The Independent] Scotland and north battered by 100mph winds as biggest tidal surge in 30 years threatens east coast

10:00 [Telegraph] Strong winds and rising tides threaten coastal areas with flooding

10:00 [Voice of America] VOA News: UN Set to Approve Military Help for CAR

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Rayala-Telangana issue: OU students attack policemen

10:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Trek for help after boat sinks

10:03 [CNN] Match-fixing allegations rock New Zealand cricket

10:05 [CNN] New York train wreck survivors to sue Metro-North railroad

10:06 [The Hindu - News] Three-package scheme on backburner

10:09 [Russia Today] Bitcoin has ‘no legal status’ – China Central Bank

10:10 [Reuters] Coordinated attacks in northern Iraqi city kill 11, wound 70

10:11 [The Hindu - News] Ban on made snana sought

10:11 [Guardian] UK weather warning: east coast braced for floods - live updates

10:12 [AL JAZEERA] Suicide attack rocks Yemen's defence ministry

10:14 [Telegraph] Raise age people receive winter fuel allowance, says Joan Bakewell

10:15 [The Hindu - News] Man gets seven years RI for raping 13-year-old girl

10:15 [The Independent] Cricket Australia apologises for ‘racist’ Monty Panesar Teletubbies tweet

10:15 [Guardian] NSA gathering 5bn cell phone records daily, Snowden documents show

10:16 [CNN: Politics] Senator: Newtown 911 tapes relive tragedy

10:17 [The Hindu - News] When will the children play in Bhujanga Park?

10:17 [Fin24 News] Eskom boss Brian Dames quits

10:18 [Slashdot] World's Largest Ship Floated For the First Time

10:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bishop takes first step to restore relations

10:19 [Russia Today] Dominican-Haitian Tensions: Wag the Dog or Prelude to Genocide?

10:21 [The Hindu - News] Nabard’s purifiers to offer clean, cheap drinking water in villages

10:22 [New Statesman] George Osborne's Autumn Statement: 10 things to look out for

10:26 [Global Voices] Heavy Shootings between Seleka Soldiers and Bozize Loyalists in Bangui, CAR

10:30 [The Independent] Goldman Sachs threatens to quit the City if Britain leaves the European Union

10:32 [Voice of America] Reuters: Chinese mother Fined $54,200 for Flouting One-child Policy Sues for Rights

10:33 [CNN] Storm's 1-2-3 punch: Frigid, snowy and icy

10:35 [The Hindu - News] One killed in Madurai gang attack

10:35 [BBC: Entertainment] Thompson honoured for Poppins film

10:35 [Guardian] Yemen suicide bomber attacks defence ministry

10:36 [Voice of America] Reuters: Chinese Mother, Fined $54,200 for Flouting One-child Policy, Sues Police

10:38 [BBC: Entertainment] Brits announce Critics' Choice list

10:38 [BBC: Also in the news] Prison no bar to Facebook updates

10:39 [Truthdig] Welcome to the Memory Hole

10:41 [Fin24 News] Rand breaks through R10.50/$

10:42 [CNN] All-American girl with very 'Arab' voice may win 'Arabs Got Talent'

10:43 [New Statesman] In this week's New Statesman | Burnout Britain /sites/default/files/images/2013%2B49small(1).jpg

10:46 [Voice of America] Pele Will Not Take Part in World Cup Draw, Will be in Audience

10:46 [Telegraph] Pilot whales die after becoming beached in the Everglades

10:46 [Telegraph] Owls by David Tipling and Jari Peltomaki

10:46 [Telegraph] North Korean gulags 'expanding', satellite images show

10:46 [Telegraph] Yemen defence ministry hit by deadly car bomb attack

10:46 [Telegraph] Romanian Big Issue seller robbed blind woman as she tried to give him money

10:49 [The Hindu - News] 15 killed as sucide blast hits Yemen Defence Ministry

10:53 [The Hindu - News] And the battle continues

10:54 [Truthdig] Hope in the Age of Looming Authoritarianism

10:54 [CNN: Money] Europe's top employers for new engineers

10:55 [NPR] Banks Fill In The Payday Loan Gap

10:56 [Reuters] Indonesia, Australia agree "hotline" to resolve diplomatic spat

10:58 [New Statesman] Osborne must be bold to show the Tories are not "the party of the rich"

10:59 [The Hindu - News] Relief for Salman Khan in 2002 hit-and-run case

10:59 [The Hindu - News] 15 killed as suicide blast hits Yemen Defence Ministry

11:01 [straight] Vancouver city council hears from Hollywood Theatre supporters as heritage plan approved /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HollywoodTheatreDec4.jpg

11:02 [CBC: politics] Ben Perrin failed to protect email from deletion, PMO, PCO say

11:02 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson gives evidence: live updates

11:02 [The Independent] Martin Bashir resigns over Sarah Palin ‘defecation’ comments

11:02 [The Independent] Alan Greenspan blasts Bitcoin as Beijing moves to ban the virtual currency

11:03 [Financial Times] Twenty killed in suicide attack in Yemen

11:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Royal prank call DJ quits radio job

11:06 [The Hindu - News] Iraq police storm mall, kill gunmen after standoff

11:06 [The Hindu - News] 40 killed as suicide blast hits Yemen Defence Ministry

11:08 [The Hindu - News] Three dead in wall collapse in Vijayawada

11:08 [BBC: Entertainment] One Direction make US chart history

11:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Gaza Returns to Donkey Days

11:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Bringing Cameroon’s Marginalised to the Poverty Debate

11:09 [Deutsche Welle] Palestinian homeowners face eviction in forgotten corner of East Jerusalem

11:09 [Fin24 News] Eskom reports R12.2bn profit

11:09 [CNN: Money] Who are the best tippers?

11:10 [The Hindu - News] Training to SL forces: Centre should avoid taking policy decision, says G.K. Vasan

11:10 [Voice of America] Gunmen, Suicide Bomber Attack Yemeni Defense Ministry

11:12 [The Hindu - News] Hitachi solutions for five acquisitions worth $200 million

11:14 [Russia Today] ​NSA leaks: Sweden spied on Russian leaders for US

11:15 [NPR] White House Cites Pre-Existing Condition Case From Its Own Ranks

11:16 [Guardian] Yemen car bomb and gun battle kill at least 20

11:16 [AL JAZEERA] Several dead in gun battles in CAR capital

11:16 [AL JAZEERA] Saudis expel 100,000 illegal Ethiopians

11:18 [The Hindu - News] Haryana govt serves chargesheet on Khemka

11:18 [Telegraph] Crocodiles and alligators use sticks to 'fish' for birds

11:18 [CNN: Money] Jobs that get the biggest tips

11:18 [The Independent] ‘Social workers stole my baby’: Forced caesarean mother tells of horrific ordeal

11:18 [The Independent] In pictures: Anti-government demonstrations set aside as Thailand celebrates King's birthday

11:18 [The Independent] British skydiver killed after colliding with fellow parachutist during record jump attempt

11:18 [The Independent] Tom Daley on boyfriend Dustin Lance Black: 'It was love at first sight'

11:19 [Deutsche Welle] Greenland Inuit village of Uummannaq fights for survival

11:20 [The Hindu - News] Shinde directs agency heads to visit border areas for fence-construction assessment

11:23 [Fox News: politics] Biden spotlights China's treatment of American journalists

11:23 [Fox News: politics] Mysterious China-themed 'city' proposed in New York’s Catskills

11:26 [CNN: Money] Stocks tread water before data deluge

11:26 [The Hindu - News] China bars banks from handling bitcoins

11:26 [International Crisis Group] في الأزمة السورية وتقصير مجلس الأمن

11:28 [The Hindu - News] RIL’s KG-D6 output slips to 10 mmscmd

11:29 [BBC: Technology] Virgin joins Formula E racing series

11:29 [Truthdig] Climate Leaves European Cities Hesitant

11:31 [Fin24 News] DA protests against e-tolls

11:34 [Reuters] Japan approves $182 billion economic package, doubts remain

11:34 [Reuters] Suicide bomber attacks Yemen's defense ministry: source

11:34 [Telegraph] 'Middle East peace failure more dangerous than Iran bomb'

11:34 [Telegraph] Weather: warnings as strong winds and rising tides threaten flooding

11:34 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 5 December 2013

11:34 [Telegraph] Royal prank host Mel Greig: I urged radio station to edit call

11:34 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson gives evidence: live updates

11:34 [Russia Today] Provocateurs’ protest: Radicals hijacking Ukrainian demonstrations

11:36 [CNN] Forget flying cars, check out these cool flying robots

11:36 [CNN] John Kerry meets Israeli, Palestinian leaders to jump-start talks

11:36 [CNN] From street vendor to factory owner: Refugee turns dreams to reality

11:36 [CNN] Marita Cheng: Real-life 'Robogal' inventing machines for the future

11:36 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh’s besieged former military ruler threatens suicide

11:36 [The Hindu - News] Sugarcane farmer commits suicide in Pakaria

11:39 [Russia Today] Security concerns plague Syrian chemical weapons removal

11:40 [Pravda] Americans realize what they dislike USA for

11:42 [CNN: Money] Jobs with the biggest tips

11:44 [The Hindu - News] Woman judge to hear Tejpal case in fast track court: Parrikar

11:44 [The Hindu - News] What’s inside – Malayalam

11:45 [Fin24 News] Vote against e-tolls in 2014 - DA

11:46 [CNN] 1 dead as storm batters Scotland

11:47 [zero hedge] Government: Byword for Corruption

11:49 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Nick Clegg defends George Osborne's pension age reform

11:49 [The Independent] Nigella Lawson in court for second day

11:50 [Voice of America] Thailand Selling Rohingya to Human Traffickers: Report

11:51 [Fox News: politics] Obama's end-runs around Congress spark bipartisan criticism

11:52 [The Hindu - News] FIR against author Taslima Nasreen on cleric’s complaint

11:52 [The Hindu - News] Quick Five: Ravi Menon - Celebrating with music

11:53 [New Statesman] Duncan Smith tries to bury more bad news on Universal Credit

11:54 [Guardian] Nick Clegg defends free school meals for children aged six and seven

11:54 [The Hindu - News] Of dreams and desires

11:55 [Slashdot] The Status of the Fukushima Clean-Up

11:57 [The Hindu - News] Omar challenges Modi to debate on Article 370

11:57 [CNN] F1: Bernie Ecclestone reveals Ferrari has veto over his successor

12:00 [BBC: Entertainment] Around the World show to open at O2

12:01 [The Hindu - News] Immaculate blend of notes and rhythm

12:01 [Global Voices] Presseurop, a News Website on European Affairs on the Verge of Termination

12:02 [International Crisis Group] Le sommet de l’Elysée et le problème des “solutions africaines”

12:03 [straight] Your horoscope for December 5 to 11, 2013 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/astrology-bg_19.jpg

12:03 [The Hindu - News] Confluence of music

12:03 [BBC: Education] 'Sexist culture' angers young people

12:03 [Financial Times] Mayor of Florence sets his sights on Rome

12:04 [Deutsche Welle] OSCE meeting opens in Kyiv as anti-government protests continue

12:04 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson arrives at court for second day

12:04 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Failure to Factor Nuclear Close-Calls Into National Security Equation Threatens Us All

12:05 [Financial Times] Fifteen killed in suicide attack in Yemen

12:06 [The Independent] Marine convicted of murdering injured Afghan insurgent should be named, judges rule

12:08 [Slate Magazine] My Two Lads

12:09 [Deutsche Welle] EU sketches plan to aid refugees in Mediterranean

12:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: You'll Never Guess Which Companies Are Already Planning For A Price On Carbon

12:11 [The Hindu - News] Eye opener

12:12 [Good] Lessons from Living on a Bicycle

12:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Minister threatens to ground entire fleet

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Eye opener

12:14 [Mother Jones] 40 Years of College Football's Sexual-Assault Problem

12:14 [Mother Jones] What If Your Income Grew as Fast as The 1 Percent's? Try Our Calculator. /files/wage-calc-01_2.png

12:14 [Mother Jones] Which Hollywood-Style Climate Disasters Will Strike in Your Lifetime? /files/The_Day_After_Tomorrow_movie_0.jpg

12:14 [Mother Jones] Conservative Group ALEC in 1985: S&M Accidents Cause 10 Percent of San Francisco's Homocides

12:14 [Mother Jones] The Obama Administration's Meaty Gift to Big Chicken /files/chickenchart225.jpg

12:14 [Mother Jones] Conflicts of Interest Abound in State Supreme Courts

12:14 [CNN] Voodoo dances and mystic trances: Five African festivals to see

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Moving expressions

12:16 [Financial Times] Clashes erupt in Central African Republic

12:17 [The Hindu - News] How to make…Kambu karaadai

12:17 [Reuters] Clashes in Central African Republic kill at least 23, wound 64

12:18 [Guardian] George Osborne's autumn statement - Live

12:18 [New Statesman] George Osborne's Autumn Statement: live blog

12:19 [Deutsche Welle] GM ditches Chevrolet in Europe to boost Opel, Vauxhall fortunes

12:19 [Deutsche Welle] Survey: Majority of Afghans optimistic about future

12:20 [NPR] GOP Family Feud: 'Showboat' DeMint Takes on 'Tyrant' McConnell

12:21 [Telegraph] Britain 'too generous' with welfare payments to EU immigrants

12:21 [Telegraph] Joe Biden criticises China's treatment of US journalists

12:21 [Telegraph] Marine A should be publicly named as murderer, court rules

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Scaling musical peaks

12:22 [The Independent] Royal Marine convicted of murdering Afghan insurgent named as Sgt Alexander Blackman

12:23 [The Hindu - News] On Location: London Bridge - Link to love

12:24 [CNN] Central African Republic: 10 things to know about country in crisis

12:25 [The Hindu - News] And thereby hangs a dish

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Opposition in poll-bound Bangladesh announces fresh blockade

12:27 [The Hindu - News] Spanish to the core

12:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Suspected shark attack at Port Macquarie

12:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Globe season to mark WW1 anniversary

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Beneath the clamour

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Stage, Service and Sahasranamam

12:32 [Fox News: politics] Elizabeth Warren’s 2016 gift to Hillary

12:33 [The Hindu - News] A king-size welcome

12:33 [The Hindu - News] National Conference to repeat Farooq, two others for Lok Sabha

12:34 [Foreign Policy in Focus] China’s Struggle over Air and Sea

12:35 [The Hindu - News] Celluloid carnival

12:35 [The Hindu - News] LFL 2014: where to stay in Chennai

12:36 [CNN: Money] China cracks down on Bitcoin

12:37 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) questions US firm’s link with Aadhar

12:38 [The Independent] Rapper Ja Rule forced to deny leaving his wife for prison cell mate

12:38 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor George Osborne set to outline changes to pensions

12:38 [New Statesman] What would an independent Scotland look like?

12:39 [BBC: Also in the news] Anti-mafia mayor denies gangster ties

12:41 [The Hindu - News] My five…

12:41 [Global Voices] Iceland Grieves After Police Kill A Man for First Time

12:43 [The Hindu - News] Page turners and hot sellers

12:46 [Voice of America] Biden: China's Air Defense Zone Causing 'Apprehension'

12:47 [Pravda] Antarctic volcanoes may destroy ice continent

12:47 [CNN] 'World's biggest' conservation zone opens up its borders

12:47 [zero hedge] Bitcoin Tumbles After China Central Bank Bans Financial Companies From Using Digital Currency

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Businessmen heading sports bodies causing harm to games: SC

12:48 [BBC: Technology] NSA 'tracking' millions of mobiles

12:49 [The Hindu - News] NGT restrains construction on Puri beach

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Sports bodies should be headed by sportsperson, not businessmen: SC

12:50 [Guardian] Autumn statement: Osborne says 'hard workpaying off' as growth upgraded

12:50 [Guardian] Egypt charges three top activists over Cairo protest

12:50 [AL JAZEERA] 'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city

12:51 [Telegraph] World's largest 'ship' bigger than Empire State Building launches

12:51 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson denies Charles Saatchi was wiping cocaine off nose during Scott's row, court hears

12:51 [Telegraph] Kentucky police chief to be paid in Bitcoin

12:51 [Telegraph] Marine A named as Sgt Alexander Wayne Blackman

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Innovation with iron

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Pause to think

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Infighting hampers Congress agitation in Agartala

12:51 [The Hindu - News] The magic of Maths retold

12:52 [Global Voices] Artist Project Illustrates “Fear and Folly” of Nukes

12:53 [The Independent] ‘Detainees are made to dig their own graves’: Former guard speaks out as satellite images show North Korean gulags are growing

12:53 [The Independent] Blockbuster to axe more than 400 jobs in mass store shutdown

12:53 [Reuters] U.S. assures Israel that core Iran sanctions still in place

12:54 [Deutsche Welle] From pointy to push-up, Heide Meyer talks lingerie

12:54 [Deutsche Welle] Gunfire in Bangui ahead of UN resolution on AU-led force

12:55 [Russia Today] Different strikes: Russia may criminalize multi-ethnic fights between individuals

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Dance like the Scots

13:00 [The Hindu - News] The making of a leader

13:00 [The Hindu - News] The ‘empowerment’ muddle

13:00 [Russia Today] Microsoft vows to fight govt snooping as NSA rumors spread

13:00 [Russia Today] Shockingly casual violence: New evidence of brutality surfaces in Ukraine

13:00 [Voice of America] Kerry Stresses Israeli Security in Palestinian, Iran Nuclear Talks

13:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Suspected shark attack in NSW

13:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Holden may quit Australia in 2016

13:01 [Reuters: politics] U.S. assures Israel that core Iran sanctions still in place

13:02 [CNN: Money] 20 top picks from 20 star investors

13:02 [CNN] Chef Nigella Lawson again quizzed on drug use at fraud trial

13:04 [The Hindu - News] Shrines for Sastha, in eight forms

13:04 [Guardian] Autumn statement: Osborne says 'hard work paying off' as growth upgraded

13:05 [NPR] Militants Launch Deadly Attack On Yemen's Defense Ministry

13:07 [Telegraph] Weather: strong winds and rising tides threaten severe flooding

13:07 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Winners and Losers

13:08 [Fin24 News] China bars banks from Bitcoin transactions

13:08 [Guardian] Nigella Lawson accused of using trial to address her past

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Wheels of change

13:10 [The Hindu - News] What matters most in life?

13:10 [Fin24 News] Sasol appoints new VP: International Operations

13:11 [CNET News] More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

13:11 [CNET News] Before Apple's iPad, there was the Intel IPAD. Seriously

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Perfect oscillations

13:14 [The Hindu - News] Stopover for shoppers

13:14 [Financial Times] Kiev opposition says snap poll not enough

13:16 [Raw Story] GM to put brakes on Chevrolet brand in Europe by 2016

13:16 [The Hindu - News] Musings on music and more

13:16 [The Hindu - News] A promising start

13:18 [BBC: Entertainment] Sundance sees comedy stars go serious

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Setting the trend

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Scope for improvement

13:21 [Pravda] African elephant heading for extinction

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Art of IFFK

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka Assembly passes Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan Bill

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Sports bodies should be headed by sportspersons, not businessmen: SC

13:23 [Telegraph] Fighting spreads across Central African Republic capital as French forces arrive

13:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: We Should Start Tipping America's Super-Broke Fast Food Workers

13:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ben Hallman: The New Front In The Gun Control War Is Your Local Shopping Mall

13:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeffrey Young: Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

13:24 [BBC: Technology] UK paves way for driverless cars

13:25 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Foreigners will be liable for capital gains tax when they sell UK properties

13:25 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Export finance capacity for UK businesses doubled to £50 billion

13:26 [CNN: Money] Stocks tread water

13:26 [CNN: Money] America's favorite small business is ...

13:26 [The Hindu - News] Festival of the people

13:26 [The Hindu - News] Not gripping enough

13:27 [CNET News] The lesson of Intel TV's demise: We failed, and so can you

13:27 [BBC: Education] Cap on student numbers to be lifted

13:27 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: 'Jumbled up' tongue twister most difficult

13:28 [The Hindu - News] Blend of aesthetics and talent

13:28 [Voice of America] Deadly Violence Erupts in CAR Capital

13:29 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian refugees face harsh winter in Iraq

13:29 [CNN] Opinion: Is train derailment a criminal case?

13:30 [BBC: Entertainment] Lucy Adams settles NUJ legal action

13:30 [The Hindu - News] Set on a high standard

13:30 [CNN] Opinion: GOP fight with Obamacare is closing hospitals

13:31 [CNN] Does smoking pot cause man boobs?

13:32 [The Hindu - News] He composed the ‘Irandam thiruvandhadhi’

13:32 [The Hindu - News] Mind, matter and music

13:33 [Topix Activism News] On Streets of Dublin: Manning-Assange-Snowden

13:33 [Slate Magazine] The Tongues of Rogues

13:34 [New Statesman] Carrie and Oldboy may lack spark - but there's nothing wrong with remaking horror classics

13:34 [The Hindu - News] At her involved best

13:35 [Guardian] Tory rebellion averted as immigration bill is delayed

13:36 [Raw Story] British coast prepares for battering from 95 mph winds

13:36 [Raw Story] Scientists: Vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath ocean floor could sustain future generations

13:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sri,’ needed more energy

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Of man and his curious ways

13:39 [Telegraph] Gale-force winds batter UK

13:40 [Russia Today] Data of 465,000 JPMorgan card users breached

13:40 [The Hindu - News] There was never a dull moment

13:41 [Guardian] Five students at Sussex Uni banned from campus for 'peaceful protest'

13:41 [Guardian] Marine who murdered Taliban prisoner loses fight to remain anonymous

13:41 [The Independent] Fresh blow for François Hollande as French unemployment rises to 16-year high

13:41 [The Independent] Can you conquer the hardest tongue twister ever created?

13:41 [The Independent] Former basketball player Dennis Rodman to make third visit to North Korea

13:41 [The Independent] John Lewis finds its Faith after social media appeal for five-year-old bauble breaker

13:41 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor introduces new reoccupation relief for vacant town centre shops, halving rates for new occupants

13:42 [CNN] At least 30 killed when militants attack Yemen's Defense Ministry

13:43 [The Hindu - News] The human in the divine

13:43 [CNN: Money] Obamacare: You're not insured until you pay

13:44 [zero hedge] Quiet Overnight Trading Expected To Make Way For Volatile Session

13:44 [Deutsche Welle] Merck bids for AZ Electronic Materials to strengthen liquid crystals business

13:44 [Deutsche Welle] Germans to spend 288 euros on Christmas gifts

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Six Afghan civilians injured in car bomb targeting NATO convoy

13:45 [Russia Today] 'Both Syrian govt & rebels play Christians as political card'

13:47 [The Hindu - News] Her world of expressions

13:47 [The Hindu - News] The neglected nagaswaram

13:48 [Reuters] Gunmen kill American in Libya's Benghazi: sources

13:49 [The Hindu - News] Easy as pie

13:50 [CNN] 2014 World Cup: How the draw works

13:51 [CNN] 1 dead in Scotland; storms disrupt travel, threaten flooding in Europe

13:51 [CNN] It is possible to think yourself well

13:51 [CNN: Health] It is possible to think yourself well

13:51 [CNN: Health] New artificial hearts won't beat

13:51 [CNN: Health] Think yourself well

13:51 [CNN: Health] Firefighter's catastrophic injury

13:51 [CNN: Health] Does smoking pot cause man boobs?

13:52 [BBC: Also in the news] Ukraine protests blamed on cold weather

13:53 [Guardian] Woolwich murder accused told police Lee Rigby was fair target, court hears

13:55 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby case: Muslim fanatic said he killed soldier in 'most humane way he could'

13:55 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson: I only had dinner parties every two years

13:55 [Telegraph] Mosquitos to be bred then sterilised in bid to clamp down on malaria

13:56 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor defends 'vital' HS2 infrastructure investment

13:56 [The Independent] Katie Hopkins ‘axed’ from This Morning after Scottish life expectancy tweet

13:56 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor guarantees funding for 30,000 student places next year, cap on student numbers to be abolished in 2015

13:56 [Raw Story] Toronto Mayor Rob Ford offered $5,000 and a car to keep crack video secret

13:56 [Raw Story] American woman stuns audience and judges on ‘Arabs Got Talent’

13:56 [BBC: Health] Is lifespan just a postcode lottery?

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Mock Vidarbha Assembly session begins in Nagpur

13:59 [CNN] Fears of genocide: 10 things to know about Central African Republic

13:59 [The Hindu - News] Dress up your inner star

13:59 [Deutsche Welle] Ruslana: 'There is no way back'

14:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Chamber Of Commerce To Run Ads In Idaho, West Virginia

14:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Orders Federal Government To Triple Its Use Of Renewable Energy

14:03 [The Hindu - News] NY train wreck engineer suspended without pay

14:04 [Slate Magazine] Sin No More

14:04 [CNN] Street vendor turns $200 into a multi-million dollar business

14:05 [Guardian] Clashes in Central African Republic as UN prepares to vote on French mission

14:07 [The Hindu - News] No Modi wave in UP: Akhilesh

14:07 [New Internationalist] Why does Trenton Oldfield make the establishment so insecure?

14:08 [] Georgia Again "Closer" To NATO. But Will It Ever Get There?

14:09 [CNET News] AT&T cuts prices on no-contract phone plans

14:09 [New Statesman] Zombie drone flies around, hijacks other drones, creates zombie drone horde

14:10 [CNN: Politics] Party leaders spar: 'Are you kidding me?'

14:10 [CNN: Politics] No deal yet, but sides said to be closer to budget agreement

14:11 [NPR] $559K Fine Set For Safety Failures In Deadly Arizona Wildfire

14:11 [Telegraph] British travel firm cancels plans for Christmas in North Korea

14:13 [The Independent] Sexy adverts turn women off, research shows

14:13 [The Independent] Christian woman Celestina Mba loses legal challenge over right not to work on Sundays

14:14 [Slate Magazine] Select-a-Rhythm

14:14 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 5

14:14 [zero hedge] ECB Keeps Rates Unchanged, As Expected

14:14 [New Statesman] What Osborne didn't mention: wage growth has been revised down

14:14 [Deutsche Welle] Powerful winter storm Xaver hits Scotland, Germany braces for its arrival

14:15 [Fin24 News] Hawkers in Joburg allowed back

14:15 [Guardian] Homelessness rises along with house prices in London and south-east

14:15 [The Hindu - News] Scrumptious spread

14:17 [The Hindu - News] An eye on the city

14:18 [CNET News] Apple could sell 17 million iPhones in China Mobile deal

14:18 [OpEdNews] The End Of An Era? Praise The Lord! Televangelist Paul Crouch Dies And Leaves Behind A Life Of Decadence Beyond Belief.

14:18 [OpEdNews] Rush Limbaugh: Pope Francis Represents "Pure Marxism"

14:19 [Fox News] Ariel Castro left behind handwritten notes, report says

14:19 [Fox News] Drones newest weapon in hunt against pesky feral pigs

14:19 [Fox News] Sen. Warren rules out 2016 presidential bid - Top Twitter Talk: Warren's 2016 gift to Hillary

14:19 [Fox News] Toronto mayor tried obtaining crack tape, docs show

14:19 [Fox News] Authorities: Florida man kills wife, son with crossbow

14:19 [Fox News] Radioactive material stolen in Mexico recovered

14:19 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

14:20 [Russia Today] ​Salesman David Cameron makes up to China

14:21 [Voice of America] American Reportedly Killed in Libya's Benghazi

14:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: 2 Guantanamo Prisoners Sent Back To Algeria

14:21 [Guardian] Clashes in Central African Republic as French gear up for major intervention

14:21 [Fox News: politics] Feds not required to report security breaches of ObamaCare exchange website

14:21 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh apex court clears way for Jamaat leader’s execution

14:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Holden may quit Australia in 2016

14:24 [Pravda] Barack Obama not allowed to use iPhone

14:24 [Pravda] Detroit may try to prosper with Christie's help

14:24 [Pravda] Ukraine goes to chaos, Nuland says

14:28 [The Independent] Autumn statement 2013: Chancellor announces commitment to invest in quantum technology, tax allowance halving taxes on early profits in shale gas

14:28 [The Independent] In pictures: Christmas Elephant Appeal

14:28 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Income tax relief for investors participating in social SMEs

14:28 [The Independent] ‘The most humane way to kill any creature is to cut the jugular’: Lee Rigby accused police tapes played in court

14:28 [The Independent] Bitcoin crashes after China bans banks from using virtual currency

14:28 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: At a glance

14:28 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Bank levy rate to rise to 0.156% from 2014, raising £2.7 billion in 2014/15 and £2.9 billion each year from 2015/16

14:28 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: At a glance

14:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Biden Criticizes Crackdown On US Journalists In China

14:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: The Most Important Michelle Obama Photo Ever, Clarified

14:30 [Russia Today] Russia launches criminal probe into online trafficking of adopted kids in US

14:32 [The Hindu - News] Arms theft probe cloud over Jharkhand minister

14:32 [Red Pepper] Nourishing the hunger

14:37 [Global Voices] Indigenous Guatemalan Q'eqchi Community Faces Ongoing Violations of Their Land and Human Rights

14:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: Electronic Cigarette Ban Considered By New York City Council

14:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: No One Plans for This

14:39 [Guardian] Call to halt fitness-for-work test for disabled people as court upholds ruling

14:40 [The Hindu - News] European Central Bank keeps rates unchanged

14:44 [The Hindu - News] An immigrant remembers

14:44 [The Independent] EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall pockets £6.4 m pay package

14:44 [The Independent] Paul Walker secretly bought Iraq war veteran $9,000 engagement ring

14:45 [Voice of America] Deadly Violence Erupts in CAR Capital

14:45 [Voice of America] Thailand Marks the King's Birthday

14:45 [Russia Today] Ukraine gets $8bn lifeline from China

14:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: Laurie Cumbo Says 'Knockout' Attacks In Brooklyn Caused By Resentment Of Jewish Success

14:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Dreier: NPR's Robert Siegel Needs a Reality Check

14:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Wing: 11 Imaginary Republican Enemies That Could Give Bigfoot A Run For Its Money

14:48 [The Hindu - News] A new dawn

14:48 [Financial Times] Bangui clashes highlight risk to France

14:52 [The Hindu - News] Shop with some soul

14:54 [International Crisis Group] Winter Games, Caucasian Misery

14:55 [Voice of America] 8 Killed in Car Bombing in Northern Somalia

14:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hartcher faces new inquiry

14:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] The smile that still haunts a hero

14:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Telstra's data 'vacuum' for spy use

14:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Coalition rebuffs Qantas plea for help

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Justice Ganguly’s conduct is of sexual nature: SC panel

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Two many wheels

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Delegation from Myanmar calls on Pranab

14:58 [Telegraph] Driver dies as first storm of winter causes chaos across Scotland

14:58 [Telegraph] Supermarket sinks into ground in devastating landslide

14:59 [CNN: Money] Japan to spend more to secure recovery

14:59 [CNN: Money] Icahn's 'missile' at Apple was more like a love note

14:59 [CNN: Money] Best new ways to stay healthy

14:59 [Mother Jones] These Cities Are Trying to Bully Undocumented Immigrants Out of Town

14:59 [] 'Low Pay Is Not OK': Fast Food Workers Rise Up with Nationwide Protests /sites/

14:59 [Fox News: politics] Obama to feds: Boost renewable power 20 percent

14:59 [CNET News] Google's mystery barge runs into permit probe

14:59 [CNET News] Chinese government to banks: No way on the Bitcoin

14:59 [CNET News] Get a refurbished Roku 3 for $69.99 shipped

15:00 [Reuters] UK's Osborne says vindicated by growth rebound, vows to stay on course

15:00 [Reuters] Gunmen kill U.S. teacher in Libya's Benghazi

15:00 [Reuters] Third-quarter growth revised up to 3.6 percent

15:00 [CNN: Entertainment] Beckwith and the HGTV love

15:00 [The Independent] Why yous are less and less likely to be having a barm for your tea: The Southern way of speaking is spreading...

15:00 [Slashdot] Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling

15:00 [zero hedge] Volcker Rule To Scrap "Portfolio Hedging", Would Make Trillions In Excess Deposits Inert

15:00 [zero hedge] Draghi Press Conference - Live Webcast

15:00 [Russia Today] Russian bear steps in as American Empire unravels in Middle East

15:01 [Fin24 News] Eskom CEO's resignation regretted

15:01 [Raw Story] More welfare for Wall Street: One-in-three bank tellers need public assistance

15:01 [Raw Story] Unemployment benefits don’t discourage people from finding work: study

15:01 [Raw Story] Pope Francis sets up committee to fight child abuse in the Catholic Church

15:01 [Raw Story] NSA tracks mobile phone locations worldwide, creating ‘mass surveillance tool’: Snowden files

15:01 [Raw Story] Florida man slits his own throat after killing wife and son in a crossbow rampage

15:01 [Raw Story] Two repatriated Guantanamo detainees fear persecution from government of Algeria

15:02 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Democratic Party: How It Can Save Itself

15:02 [CNN] Mayor Rob Ford on sports show: Accusations "outright lie"

15:02 [The Hindu - News] A dash of mezze magic

15:02 [The Hindu - News] Justice Ganguly refuses to comment on SC panel indictment

15:04 [New Statesman] Changing your mind about a disabled person's desire to die

15:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ross Luippold: 'The Daily Show' Visits New York Times, BuzzFeed To Learn Why Media's Ignoring Wall Street Scandal

15:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mauricio Lim Miller: Mr. President, Here's What Your Economy Speech Was Missing

15:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Katherine Brooks: Research Puts A $500 Billion Price Tag On The Value Of Arts & Culture

15:06 [Raw Story] American teacher shot dead in Benghazi

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Step right up

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Bomb attack in northern Somalia kills eight

15:07 [CNET News] Nintendo's Fils-Aime: Fan desire 'doesn't affect what we do'

15:08 [The Hindu - News] Games people play

15:09 [Voice of America] VOA News: Car Bombing Kills 8 in Northern Somalia

15:10 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Is the Central African Republic on the Verge of Genocide?

15:11 [NPR] U.S. Economy Grew At 3.6 Percent In Third Quarter; Jobless Claims Dip

15:12 [zero hedge] Q3 GDP Soars To 3.6% On Massive Inventory Accumulation; Consumption Contribution Lowest Since 2009

15:12 [The Hindu - News] Tiger status assessment to begin from Dec 16

15:12 [The Hindu - News] Not a regular film

15:13 [] Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Fires Powerful Osh Mayor

15:14 [Slashdot] China Bans Financial Companies From Bitcoin Transactions

15:15 [The Nation] Puzzle No. 3306

15:15 [The Nation] Letters

15:16 [The Hindu - News] Oil Ministry mulls LPG price hike

15:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Someone Put 2 Examples Of Anti-Science Politics Side-By-Side. The Results Are Damning.

15:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Central African Republic Violence Intensifies, U.N. Mulls Authorizing Intervention

15:18 [CNN] Teen stress: How parents can help

15:19 [AL JAZEERA] Pope sets up panel to fight child sex abuse

15:19 [Deutsche Welle] Violence against Thai women escalating

15:21 [The Hindu - News] March of the living dead

15:22 [CNN: Money] The one move that might put Uber in the fast lane

15:22 [Fox News] Obama sparks bipartisan criticism with end-runs around Congress

15:22 [Fox News] ALWAYS TRACKING? NSA reportedly collects 5 billion phone records daily /i/redes/icon-video.gif

15:22 [Fox News] 'STALKING HORSE'?Mysterious 'China City' pitched for NY's Catskills

15:22 [Fox News] MEDIA BUZZ Bashir suspended before over 'tasteless' remarks /i/redes/icon-video.gif

15:22 [Fox News] ALL CHARGED UP Electric car owner jailed for 'stealing' 5 cents of power

15:22 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: American teacher shot dead in Benghazi- CIA witnesses offer more evidence Benghazi attack was planned

15:22 [Fox News] Lib group gets secret $$ as it blasts secrecy on right

15:22 [Fox News] Satellite images reveal scale of North Korean prison camps, group says

15:22 [Fox News] Wash. woman live-tweets husband's fatal car crash

15:22 [Fox News] Smoke forces postponement of Mexico City NBA game

15:22 [Fox News] Cold snap promises week of frigid temps in West- EXTREME WEATHER CENTER

15:23 [CNN] Tiger Woods prepares for an 'emotional' farewell

15:24 [CNN: Crime] The rape case that changed India

15:24 [CNN: Crime] Justices hear protester's appeal over speech rights

15:25 [The Nation] Old Boys

15:25 [Reuters] Bargain-hunting dents retailers' November sales

15:25 [AlterNet] WATCH: Stewart Lambasts Paltry Penalties for Major Corporate Crimes

15:26 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz says his dad was right: Obama is ‘dictatorial’ like Castro

15:26 [Raw Story] Bruce Lee’s famous yellow-and-black jumpsuit fetches more than $100,000 in Hong Kong auction

15:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brad Johnson: 5 Presidential Contenders, 1 Conspiracy Theory at ALEC Summit

15:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lanny Davis: 'Women's Rights Are Human Rights' -- 20 Years Later

15:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Jackie Kennedy Birth Records Donated To JFK Presidential Library

15:26 [Pravda] Snow layer to grow twice in Moscow in one weekend

15:27 [Voice of America] Gunmen, Suicide Bomber Attack Yemeni Defense Ministry

15:27 [New Statesman] Ed Balls's response to the Autumn Statement: full text

15:28 [] Georgia: Patriarch Warns that Local Self-Government Could Lead to Country's "Disintegration"

15:28 [zero hedge] Initial Claims Tumble To 298K As BLS Warns Of "Holiday Volatility"

15:28 [zero hedge] Deposit Confiscation Poses A Real Risk To Investors, Savers and Corporate Depositors (Part II)

15:29 [CNN: Technology] 8 awesome flying robots

15:29 [Fin24 News] Zuma appoints 2 BBBEE council members

15:30 [Telegraph] Volcano erupts in Indonesia, shooting hot ash into the sky

15:30 [Telegraph] State pension age: The logic that suggests it will rise to 84

15:31 [Truthout] Fast Food Giants Gorge on Subsidies

15:32 [The Independent] In pictures: Ukrainian protesters camp out in Kiev as anger against government continues

15:33 [The Hindu - News] ICC rejects bid to prevent Kenya president's trial

15:33 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) urges Govt to stand up at WTO despite isolation

15:35 [The Nation] The Gray Zone

15:35 [The Nation] Helios

15:35 [The Nation] Hacktivists on Trial

15:35 [The Nation] Starving for Justice

15:35 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Ukraine Protests: West Urges Kiev To Respect Massive Demonstrations

15:37 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Rebels kill Iraqi journalist in Syria

15:37 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Rebels kill Iraqi journalist in Syria

15:37 [Guardian] Michael Adebolajo told police Lee Rigby was killed humanely, court hears

15:38 [CNN: Money] Twitter adds first female board member

15:40 [CNET News] Apple could blend in Siri with future smart docks

15:40 [CNET News] Aereo to launch in Baltimore, still a dozen cities short of goal

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Standing the the test of time

15:41 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli-Palestinian talks making 'progress'

15:41 [Raw Story] Harvey Weinstein and Warner Bros in Hobbit legal showdown

15:42 [New Statesman] Prawn crackers at the chippy: growing up Chinese in Manchester

15:42 [Slashdot] NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide

15:43 [The Hindu - News] What money cannot buy

15:43 [The Hindu - News] Explicitly eloquent

15:44 [Guardian] EasyJet's McCall doubles pay to £6.44m in 2013 after revenues surge

15:44 [Telegraph] Royals' favourite hunt probed by police

15:44 [Telegraph] Storm weather: latest road, train and flight advice and information

15:45 [The Nation] Reviving the Fight for Single-Payer

15:45 [The Nation] The Rise of the Islamic Feminists

15:45 [Financial Times] South Africa’s black farmers struggle

15:45 [Reuters] U.S. third-quarter growth revised up to 3.6 percent, jobless claims fall

15:45 [The Hindu - News] Pension Parishad urges PM to meet elderly people

15:45 [Russia Today] American Studies Association backs calls for boycott of Israel

15:46 [CNN] Prosecutor: Gucci Mane faces up to 20 years on federal gun charges

15:47 [CNN] Mayor Rob Ford on sports show: Accusations 'outright lie'

15:47 [CNN] Opinion: Access to public records is crucial, even when painful

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Meaningful expression

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Khilona (1970)

15:47 [The Independent] Mulberry profits hit by international expansion costs

15:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eric Alterman: Think Again: Is Obamacare the End of Liberalism? Not So Much

15:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Calabrese: Tell the White House to Fix ECPA and Protect Our Electronic Privacy

15:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert L. Borosage: Obama, Inequality and the Bully Lectern

15:49 [CNN: Money] GM to discontinue Chevrolet brand in Europe

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Musical prowess on display

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Testing new waters

15:51 [NPR] China Bans Bitcoin Trading By Banks

15:51 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Firth joins WW II veterans at premiere

15:53 [Voice of America] Reuters: Nigeria Airport Closed After Plane Veers Off Runway

15:53 [The Hindu - News] A look back at evolution

15:53 [The Hindu - News] Immense talent

15:55 [Reuters: politics] White House says 240,000 jobs lost in 2014 without jobless benefits extension

15:56 [Raw Story] Italian farmers take pigs to parliament in food imports protest

15:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Least Productive Congress Ever: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

15:57 [CNN] Covering the rape case that changed India

15:57 [CNN] Opinion: How Twitter can kill your career

15:57 [New Statesman] Osborne thinks budget discipline is Labour's biggest weakness. He's not wrong

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Uplifting experience

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Pappu takes to pen…

15:57 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

15:58 [CNN] 5 latest things we know about Comet ISON

15:58 [CNET News] Apple's very happy holiday season

15:58 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.N.’s Post-2015 Agenda Needs a Triple Play

15:58 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Morocco Under Fire Over Women’s Rights Bill

15:58 [zero hedge] US "Good News" & Draghi Disappointment Sends Stocks Reeling

15:58 [zero hedge] David Tepper Follows Baupost In Returning Excess Cash To Investors

15:59 [CNN: Living] YA author returns to 'Fear Street'

15:59 [CNN: Living] Generation stressed: Teens boil over

15:59 [CNN: Living] Teens: Generation stressed

15:59 [CNN: Living] How to help your kid relax

15:59 [CNN: Living] World's greatest/weirdest/saddest selfie master

15:59 [CNN: Living] The real reason behind the multiples baby boom

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Emperor’s life goes full circle

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Impressive raga essays

16:01 [Voice of America] Suicide Bomber, Gunmen Attack Yemeni Defense Ministry

16:01 [Raw Story] Rachel Maddow: Powerful right-wing lobby ALEC desperate and hurting after Trayvon Marton

16:01 [The Hindu - News] In memory of the ‘Queen of Music’

16:02 [Telegraph] Brits eat all their daily calories before lunch on Christmas Day

16:02 [Telegraph] Brazilian man sues women's app Lulu over negative rating

16:02 [Truthout] New Guardian Docs Show ALEC Misled Press, Public

16:02 [Truthout] Climate Change Debate

16:02 [CNN: Money] GDP revised up, but not as good as it looks

16:02 [CNN: Money] GM to discontinue Chevy brand in Europe

16:03 [Financial Times] US will end ‘too big to fail’, says Lew

16:03 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections & Clarifications - December 6, 2013

16:03 [The Hindu - News] Classic restaged, in full

16:04 [The Independent] Qantas shares plunge after shock warning as company warns of "immense" challenges

16:04 [The Independent] Merck splashes £1.6bn to buy AZ Electronic

16:04 [The Independent] Video: Autumn Statement 2013 highlights

16:04 [The Independent] National outcry as Sussex indefinitely suspends five students for peaceful protest

16:04 [Fox News: politics] Blowing money around? Wind subsidy under fire as Congress weighs extension

16:04 [BBC: Science & Environment] Living standards trump green agenda

16:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lynn Okura: The 9/11 Memory That Will Haunt Rudy Giuliani Forever (VIDEO)

16:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: New York Train Derailment Prompts Governors To Press Safety Debate

16:04 [Deutsche Welle] Pope Francis sets up committee to combat child abuse

16:05 [Russia Today] Masonic spin doctor ‘hijacks’ Navalny’s party name

16:05 [The Hindu - News] Words to draw

16:05 [Disinformation] The New Feudalism In Silicon Valley

16:07 [The Hindu - News] Feast of music

16:07 [The Hindu - News] “Filomena’s Journeys a work of integrity, research, scholarship”

16:08 [CNN: Money] Stocks slump again

16:09 [Voice of America] Report: US Tracking Billions of Cellphone Locations

16:09 [Deutsche Welle] ECB keeps powder dry to battle weak growth and low inflation in 2014

16:09 [Deutsche Welle] Mali soldiers' deaths probed in civilian investigation

16:10 [Reuters] Russia launches criminal inquiry into U.S. child trafficking

16:10 [BBC: Technology] Bitcoin trade ban for Chinese banks

16:10 [Russia Today] Cameron visit accepts China's new superpower status

16:12 [The Hindu - News] Krishna, Kathak and Natwari Nritya

16:12 [New Statesman] How Hull inspired Paul Heaton

16:13 [AlterNet] Obama Throws Support Behind Minimum Wage Movement in Economy Speech

16:14 [The Hindu - News] Soldiering on

16:14 [Fox News: politics] Study: Union-backed fast food proposal could cost half a million jobs

16:14 [Fox News: politics] White House pushes for jobless aid extension

16:14 [Fox News: politics] US economy grows at 3.6 percent rate in 3rd quarter

16:15 [World Policy Institute] From the Shadows into the Light: FeFa in Cuba

16:16 [Guardian] American teacher shot dead while jogging in Benghazi

16:16 [Telegraph] India 'expanding its uranium enrichment programme'

16:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pratap Chatterjee: Hollywood Without the Happy Ending

16:17 [CNET News] Assassin's Creed: Pirates sets sail in Apple's App Store

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Opposition ups ante against Communal Violence Bill

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Music, medically speaking

16:18 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 5, 2013

16:18 [] Democracy Now!: "We Can't Survive on $7.25": Fast Food Workers Kick Off National Day of Action for Higher Pay

16:18 [] Democracy Now!: As Workers Strike Against Low Wages, Fast-food CEOs Fatten Pockets With Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay

16:18 [] Democracy Now!: Jeremy Scahill: Oscar Nod for "Dirty Wars" Could Raise Awareness of Ongoing U.S. Drone Strikes

16:18 [] Democracy Now!: "There Is A War On Journalism”: Jeremy Scahill on NSA Leaks & New Investigative Reporting Venture

16:19 [Deutsche Welle] Thai monarchy - a hindrance to democracy?

16:19 [The Independent] Hot summer boosts AG Barr as sales fizz higher

16:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: Someone Put 2 Examples Of Anti-Science Politics Side-By-Side. The Results Are Damning.

16:21 [BBC: Science & Environment] Funds for research with other nations

16:22 [The Hindu - News] ‘Sahab’ you didn’t know

16:22 [CNN] No legs and one arm but Lucas Sithole is a 'rolling inspiration'

16:22 [CNN] Take these steps to make your air travel better

16:22 [CNN] Jameis Winston's accuser: 'This was rape'

16:22 [CNN] Universal beauty: How Kate Moss is still queen of the fashion world

16:23 [Truthout] Pope Francis Riles Wall Street

16:23 [New Internationalist] Special: The Frack Files Downloadable PDF

16:24 [BBC: Technology] Uganda gives iPads to all MPs

16:24 [The Hindu - News] A matter of lineage

16:25 [CNN] Russian diplomats charged in alleged Medicaid fraud scheme

16:26 [The Hindu - News] UN authorizes military action by African and French troops in the Central African Republic

16:27 [CNET News] Xbox Music now taps into Gracenote to tag your tunes

16:27 [Voice of America] VOA News: Report: US Tracking Billions of Cellphone Locations

16:27 [CNN: Travel] How to make your air travel better?

16:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: The Netherlands Implements Genius Way To Help Alcoholics

16:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Drew Guarini: Microsoft Says It's Upping Fight Against NSA

16:28 [CNN: Money] Job growth drives mortgage rate jump

16:28 [The Hindu - News] UN authorizes military action by African and French troops in the CAR

16:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Liz Cheney Fundraiser Set For Swanky D.C. Restaurant

16:29 [zero hedge] France Unemployment Surges To 16 Year High

16:29 [zero hedge] New Orders Drop Most Since July Led By Plunge In Defense

16:29 [Big Think] Comparing Atomic bombs and Climate Change? Ludicrous!!

16:29 [Big Think] Heisenberg on Observing Nature

16:29 [Big Think] Apps and Intimate Relationships

16:29 [CNN] All-American with very 'Arab' voice may win 'Arabs Got Talent'

16:29 [CNN] U.S. man in hot water in Dubai over parody video

16:29 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 5, 2013 /files/WSAW1205-630.jpg

16:30 [Guardian] UK flood warning: thousands evacuated from homes - live updates

16:32 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Many Tulips Can You Buy With One Bitcoin?

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Five girls murdered in Bihar

16:33 [Voice of America] Anti-Government Protests Continue in Ukraine as OSCE Meets

16:34 [The Progressive] The Sequester is Hurting People With Disabilities

16:34 [The Independent] US third quarter growth revised up to 3.6%

16:34 [The Independent] Microsoft brands governments a “persistent threat” alongside malware and cyber attacks

16:36 [Reuters] Third-quarter growth revised up to 3.6 percent, jobless claims fall

16:37 [AlterNet] Fired Black Exec at BP Told Her Dashiki Made Colleagues 'Uncomfortable,' Lawsuit Says

16:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Sarah Palin On Martin Bashir's Resignation: 'My Role Is To Accept His Apology' And 'Move On'

16:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Human Rights Watch: Drug Sentences: The Unfair Difference Between 10 Years and Life

16:40 [The Hindu - News] Centre clears bill on Telangana with 10 districts

16:41 [Financial Times] Iran moves to entice western oil groups

16:43 [CNN: Money] Investors brace for big dip in stocks

16:43 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Pratap Chatterjee, The Jason Bourne Strategy

16:44 [Slate Magazine] The Strange Case of Professor Veldhuis

16:45 [The Nation] How the CIA Bungled the War on Terror

16:45 [CNN: Health] Exercise is vital to your health

16:46 [NPR] New Ford Mustang Design Is Unveiled For 2015 Model Year

16:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon Ward: Rand Paul Goes To Detroit With A Different Kind Of Bailout Plan

16:47 [BBC: Entertainment] Rattle returns for London residency

16:48 [Guardian] Teacher who molested pupils has sentence increased by court of appeal

16:48 [Telegraph] Paris metro bosses release 'politeness manual'

16:48 [Telegraph] UK weather warning: live updates

16:48 [] Kyrgyzstan’s Manas Epic Gains UN Recognition

16:51 [Fox News] 'DOES WHAT HE WANTS' Obama hammered for end-runs around Congress

16:51 [CNN: Living] The man behind 'Lincoln Lawyer'

16:53 [Voice of America] Violence in CAR Capital as UN Authorizes More Troops

16:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Soraya Chemaly: What Happens When We Don't Need Women's Bodies for Gestation?

16:54 [Amnesty International] Central African Republic: UN must not let peacekeepers fail

16:54 [CNN] Iran, peace talks top agenda on Kerry's Middle East visit

16:55 [Reuters: politics] New York Mayor-elect names Bratton as police commissioner

16:56 [Russia Today] UN sanctions military intervention in Central African Republic

16:56 [Guardian] George Osborne aims to outmanoeuvre Ed Balls by tightening deficit rules

16:56 [Raw Story] Sarah Palin: People might be afraid to ‘start a business’ because Martin Bashir attacked me

16:57 [AL JAZEERA] Bitcoin value dives after China banks ban

16:58 [New Statesman] Strong US growth robs Osborne of his favourite boast

16:58 [zero hedge] Here Is The "Growth" - Inventory Hoarding Accounts For Nearly 60% Of GDP Increase In Past Year

16:58 [zero hedge] BofAML Sees Bitcoin Fair Value At $1300

16:59 [Big Think] How Contemplation Changes Our Brains For The Better

17:00 [] Amid Climate Crisis, Big Business Keeps Eye on Prize: Profit /sites/

17:00 [] New Report: Unregulated Contaminants Common in Drinking Water /sites/

17:00 [Fin24 News] Jim wants to take over Cosatu - SACP

17:00 [CNET News] Vote for your favorite Android app of 2013

17:01 [CNN] Officials investigating reports U.S. teacher killed in Libya

17:01 [Reuters: politics] New York Mayor-elect names Bratton police commissioner

17:02 [The Atlantic: National] How America's Judges Are Being Bought Out

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lincoln Mitchell: Did President Obama Just Realize Income Inequality Is a Problem?

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Meredith Bennett-Smith: Daughter Reunites With Mom Via Facebook, Learns She Was Kidnapped 44 Years Ago (VIDEO)

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mark Gongloff: Wall Street About To Be Hit With A Rule It Hates, Thanks To JPMorgan

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: 'I Got Shot': The Toll Of Surviving Of Gun Violence

17:03 [Slashdot] Tesla Would Be Proud: Wireless Charging For Electric Cars Gets Closer To Reality

17:03 [Slashdot] eBay Founder Pleads For Leniency For the PayPal 14

17:03 [CNET News] Instagram invites press to 'share a moment' at NYC event

17:04 [The Progressive] Study: Unemployment Benefits Do Not Prolong Joblessness

17:04 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement sketch: A case of smirk and mirrors

17:05 [Disinformation] Under the Global Shadow of Big Brother, Journalism Must Light Up the Political Sky //

17:06 [The Independent] Billionaire investor Carl Icahn presses Apple for bigger share buyback

17:06 [The Independent] ‘It’s him. He died’: Woman accidentally live-tweets her husband’s car crash death after hearing about it on police radio

17:06 [The Independent] In pictures: Looking back at the disaster of the 1953 east coast floods

17:08 [CBC: politics] Feds told to work harder with aboriginal groups on energy projects

17:08 [Reuters] Sweden key partner for U.S. spying on Russia: TV

17:09 [Voice of America] North Korea's Massive Prison Camps

17:09 [The Progressive] Leak: NSA Tracking Location Data on Billions of Mobile Phones

17:10 [Guardian] Rebekah Brooks approved payment for Prince William bikini photo, court told

17:11 [Russia Today] Bone mystery: Did ancient humans have sex with other species than Neanderthals?

17:12 [CNET News] Collborative word processor Quip arrives on Android

17:13 [CNN: Money] Inside Jack Welch's MBA school of tough love

17:13 [CNN: Money] Congress guts private equity regulations it doesn't understand

17:14 [OpEdNews] What More Is There To Learn From Nelson Mandela

17:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Weingarten: Common Core Rollout 'Toxic'

17:21 [Russia Today] Fast-food workers walk off: LIVE UPDATES

17:23 [The Hindu - News] Fighting may impede Syrian chemical arms plan

17:25 [Truthout] Chris Hedges: The Pathology of the Rich, Part I

17:25 [AL JAZEERA] UN okays increased military action in CAR

17:25 [CNET News] Android 4.4.1 brings better photos to Nexus 5

17:25 [Reuters] U.N. approves French action in Central African Republic after battle

17:26 [The Onion] American Voices: Study: Male, Female Brains Wired Differently

17:27 [The Hindu - News] NSA tracking millions of cellphones globally

17:27 [AlterNet] Tennessee Makes Unprecedented Push to Speed Up 10 Executions

17:27 [Voice of America] Violence in CAR

17:28 [zero hedge] Bruce Lee And The Stock Market

17:28 [CNN] Militants attack hospital at Yemen's Defense Ministry

17:29 [Deutsche Welle] Germany, Britain press for inner-EU migratory curbs

17:29 [Deutsche Welle] UN Security Council approves military intervention in CAR

17:30 [] Hundreds demonstrate in Be'er Sheva against Bedouin relocation

17:30 [] Brooklyn politician: Rising tension between blacks, Jews to blame for 'knockout' attacks

17:30 [] Geneva-Iran, Geneva-Syria: Why not a Geneva conference for Palestine?

17:30 [] Ben Gurion Airport to shut main terminal on Friday to test new security system

17:30 [] Tel Aviv's Gay Olympics will be open to all, Tom Daley welcome

17:30 [] American Studies leaders endorse Israel boycott, refer issue to members for vote

17:30 [] American support for isolationism hits 50-year high, PEW survey finds

17:30 [] Diskin hits back at Netanyahu in scathing personal attack on Facebook

17:30 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Davis: Pearl

17:31 [Russia Today] NSA considered ‘unilateral spying’ on Australia, Canada, NZ citizens

17:31 [NPR] Project Xpat: What It Means To Be An Expatriate

17:32 [CNN: Money] Pension postponed: Retire at 69 in U.K.

17:32 [CNN: Money] White House: Extend jobless benefits

17:33 [CNN: Living] Build a home bar for the holidays

17:33 [CNN] All-American singer Jennifer Grout may win 'Arabs Got Talent'

17:33 [CNN] Vatican setting up commission against sexual abuse of minors

17:33 [CNN] U.S. citizen killed in Libya, State Department official says

17:33 [CNN] Home bar design ideas: It's not just a liquor cabinet

17:34 [Guardian] Ex-Times lawyer denies misleading high court judge in Nightjack case

17:35 [AL JAZEERA] UN passes resolution on CAR military action

17:35 [Truthout] Michael Hudson: Oligarchs Will Never Cancel Debts We Owe Them

17:35 [Voice of America] ICC Denies Request to Stop Trial of Kenyan President

17:38 [The Independent] Autumn statement 2013: Treasury targets tax advisers cheating system

17:38 [The Independent] Government clamp downs on contractor tax cheats

17:38 [The Independent] Autumn Statement: Clamp-down on wealthy non-doms

17:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ross Luippold: Colbert Suggests An All-Chimp Congress, And It Does Not Sound That Bad

17:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Steyer: Work Together When Washington Can't: New Partnerships Will Lead Fight Against Climate Change

17:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: Pennsylvania's New Environmental Chief Says Climate Change Isn't A Big Deal

17:39 [The Progressive] Report: ALEC Plans Multi-Front War on Clean Energy

17:40 [Truthout] How the Defeat of Trade Unionism Gave Rise to Low-Wage Jobs

17:42 [CNN: Living] A home bar for the holidays

17:44 [Reuters: politics] U.S. charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud

17:44 [Le Monde diplomatique] Ukraine, Russia and the EU

17:44 [OpEdNews] Another Batch of Wall Street Villains Freed on Technicality

17:45 [CNET News] Ford's Alan Mulally not looking likely as Microsoft CEO

17:46 [NPR] U.S. Government Must Use More Renewable Energy, Obama Says

17:46 [Raw Story] Morgan State suspends fraternity for rejecting student because he’s gay

17:46 [Raw Story] Musings On Snark Based, Riffing Off A Wonderful Defense Of It

17:47 [Reuters] Bargain-hunting dents U.S. retailers' November sales

17:47 [Reuters] Suicide bomber kills at least 20 at Yemen's Defense Ministry: sources

17:48 [CBC: politics] Budget watchdog more optimistic than Jim Flaherty on 2015 surplus

17:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ashley Alman: Another Georgia Republican Forgot The Camera Was Rolling, Accidentally Spoke His Mind

17:49 [The Progressive] A Blessing, A Curse, and A Good Food Movement

17:52 [Guardian] Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio names Bill Bratton as New York police chief

17:54 [Reuters: politics] Bill Bratton named next New York police commissioner

17:54 [The Onion] Statshot: Top-Selling Parenting Books

17:54 [The Independent] NSA records 5 billion global mobile phone locations daily

17:54 [The Independent] Mysterious glowing ‘alien-like creature’ spotted in waters of Bristol Harbour

17:54 [The Independent] Treasury takes aim at murky hedge funds in £3bn tax avoidance crackdown

17:54 [The Independent] Cobalt-60 theft: Lorry transporting radioactive cargo found EMPTY in Mexico, but hijackers expected to die within days

17:55 [CNN: Money] More revelations about the Time Inc spinoff

17:56 [CNET News] Twitter names first female board member

17:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] The White Women Who Elected Obama Hate His Healthcare Law

17:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] If the NSA Could Hack Into Human Brains, Should It?

17:59 [Slate Magazine] The Gimlet Eye

18:00 [Doctors Without Borders] Philippines: Reaching Out to Isolated Communities

18:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Best, Most Stunning, Jaw-Dropping Space Station Time-Lapses of All Time, Ever

18:04 [zero hedge] As Fast Food Workers Go On Strike In 100 Cities, Applebees Unveils The Waiter Terminator

18:05 [CNET News] Teen pays $735 for photo of Xbox One on eBay

18:05 [CNET News] Need a stocking stuffer? How about a $9,500 fountain pen?

18:05 [Voice of America] VOA News: ICC Denies Request to Stop Trial of Kenyan President

18:05 [Disinformation] Enraged Workers In Bangladesh Burn Down One Of The Gap’s And Wal-Mart’s Largest Supplying Factories

18:07 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: I'm not the snow type and neither is the iPad /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/wp-snow-option.jpg

18:07 [Pravda] Transnational NGOs: UN debate on human rights "captured"

18:07 [CNN] Michael Connelly on new Mickey Haller book, 'The Gods of Guilt'

18:08 [The Hindu - News] SC reserves verdict on Chidambaram temple issue

18:08 [New Statesman] The Treasury has a point on living standards — but it ignores the role of inequality /sites/default/files/images/Graph%201(1).jpg

18:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jaimie Woo: Unlikely Allies Find Common Ground - Can Congress?

18:10 [The Independent] Raising the cap on student numbers is the wrong move, say elite universities

18:11 [AL JAZEERA] Swiss: French Arafat conclusion 'debatable'

18:14 [CNN: Politics] Biden tells Chinese of 'deep concerns' over air defense zone

18:14 [Fox News: politics] Smithsonian fast-food workers strike over minimum wage

18:14 [Amnesty International] Escalating bloodshed and reported revenge killings in Central African Republic

18:14 [CNN] Chef Nigella Lawson 'ashamed' of drug use, court hears

18:16 [Raw Story] Maine GOP gov. applauds ‘global warming’ for opening ice-free oil shipping routes

18:16 [Raw Story] Republicans tutored how not to offend women but sabotage gay GOP candidates

18:16 [Raw Story] Friends hoping for ‘Christmas miracle’ to help man arrested 1,500 times get sober

18:16 [AlterNet] NPR's Robert Siegel Needs a Reality Check

18:18 [Fox News] $$ GONE WITH THE WIND? Energy subsidy under fire as pols mull extension /i/redes/icon-video.gif

18:18 [Fox News] 'Teach the Test' drives criticism from teachers of Common Core standards

18:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: Someone Had The Crazy Idea That They Could 'Promote Through Politico'

18:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jennifer Bendery: Kentucky Governor To Mitch McConnell: Get Your Facts Straight On Obamacare

18:21 [NPR] FDNY Commissioner On Extinguishing Racial Gap

18:21 [NPR] Abortion In Haiti: Dangerous And Illegal

18:22 [BBC: Entertainment] British film culture test to change

18:23 [Telegraph] US chemistry teacher shot dead in Benghazi

18:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jared Bernstein: The President's Economics Speech

18:23 [CNN] William Bratton returns as New York Police commissioner

18:23 [CNN] Bear suspected in attack captured, killed

18:24 [Slashdot] Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead

18:24 [Slashdot] Microsoft's NSA 'Transparency' Push Remains Pretty Opaque

18:24 [BBC: Technology] In pictures: Ford Mustang

18:25 [CNN: Money] Ford: Mulally not leaving for Microsoft

18:25 [CNN: Money] In a game of chicken with Apple, Icahn blinked

18:25 [The Independent] World's largest floating vessel - bigger than Empire State Building launches

18:25 [The Independent] Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford ‘tried to buy own crack video’

18:25 [The Independent] New Universal Credit benefits system falls behind 2017 deadline, admits Iain Duncan Smith

18:26 [CNET News] How to download your Google Calendar appointments

18:26 [The Hindu - News] Biden conveys concern on air zone to China

18:28 [Voice of America] US Fast-Food Workers Rallying for Higher Pay

18:30 [] New Year's Tidings: Alec to Expand War on Green Protections in 2014

18:30 [Mother Jones] Third Quarter GDP Revised Upward, But Nobody Is Happy About It

18:30 [The Hindu - News] Nepal CPN-UML calls for presidential elections

18:31 [Russia Today] Internet’s new big threat? Hackers secretly redirecting web traffic around the world

18:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Scott Lilly: Not at All Conservative

18:34 [Voice of America] Bozize Movement Says It Is Behind Attacks in CAR Capital

18:34 [The Hindu - News] Osborne optimistic in pre-budget statement

18:35 [] New Year's Tidings: Alec to Expand War on Green Protections in 2014

18:35 [] The 'Outdated Law' That Gives Govt Warrantless Access to Your Online Data

18:35 [Reuters: politics] U.S. budget negotiations enter final stage in Congress: aides

18:36 [] Palestinians reject U.S. security ideas for Israel peace accord

18:36 [Russia Today] Internet’s new biggest threat? Hackers secretly redirecting web traffic around the world

18:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Naiman: Why Hasn't Sen. Elizabeth Warren Backed the Iran Deal?

18:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Derek Rosenfeld: 80 Years Ago Today We Repealed Alcohol Prohibition, Time to End the War on Drugs

18:36 [CNET News] Facebook to marketers: It's time to buy ads

18:36 [CNN: Technology] Painting Morgan Freeman on an iPad

18:36 [The Hindu - News] Stolen cobalt-60 recovered

18:37 [CNN] 5 things to know about measles

18:37 [CNN] The most infectious of all infectious diseases

18:38 [Fox News: politics] Palin responds to Bashir resignation, says attack 'par for the course'

18:39 [Telegraph] Football match-fixing: two Whitehawk FC players charged with fraud

18:39 [Telegraph] Bill Bratton to return as New York Police chief

18:39 [Telegraph] Autumn Statment 2013: Improve your maths or lose your benefits, George Osborne tells young people

18:39 [Deutsche Welle] UN resolution targets strife in Central African Republic

18:40 [Voice of America] American Teacher Killed in Libya's Benghazi

18:40 [CNN] Springsteen's handwritten 'Born to Run' lyrics sell for $197K

18:41 [The Hindu - News] Idol stolen from Tamil Nadu surfaces in Singapore

18:41 [CNN: Health] Measles: The most infectious of all infectious diseases

18:41 [CNN: Health] Does pot cause man boobs?

18:41 [CNN: Health] The most infectious disease

18:41 [The Atlantic: In Focus] A Sea of Clouds Fills the Grand Canyon

18:42 [The Independent] Video: Toddler gets stuck in well in China

18:42 [The Independent] Tory rebellion averted over immigration controls on Romanians and Bulgarians as vote is delayed

18:42 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: New space technology centre to be named after Peter Higgs, the father of the 'God particle'

18:42 [The Independent] Video: Gingerbread house world record set

18:43 [AlterNet] Obama’s Big Inequality Speech Misses Out on the Political Realities That Stand in the Way of Progress

18:43 [AlterNet] VIDEO: Hilarious Onion Spoof, 'Stop and Kiss,' Goes Viral

18:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: Happy Repeal Day! Here Are Some Things You May Not Have Known About Alcohol Prohibition.

18:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: John Boehner Floats Farm Bill Extension

18:44 [Slate Magazine] Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Don’t Test My Kids Edition

18:44 [Slate Magazine] Wandering Through a Roman Emperor's (Digitally) Reconstructed Villa

18:44 [Slate Magazine] It's Not Just Football

18:44 [Slate Magazine] Dan Kois’ Favorite Books of 2013

18:46 [NPR] American Teacher Is Killed While Jogging In Benghazi

18:46 [Raw Story] Bishops support Mexican vigilantes in fight against vicious Knights Templar gang

18:46 [CNET News] Manipulative kids now posting holiday wish lists online

18:46 [CNET News] How to customize the Dock position in OS X

18:48 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: 1 child killed after dump truck hits school bus in Idaho, others injured

18:48 [Fox News] Dementia expected to affect 135 million by 2050

18:49 [Guardian] Nigella Lawson denies stashing cocaine in book

18:49 [OpEdNews] Here's A Fresh, New Idea: Hire Some People To Fix Infrastructure!

18:50 [CNN] Estonia: The little country with big ideas

18:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kim Bellware: Cubs Get OK For More Night Games At Wrigley Field As Talks For Boozing On The Plaza Stall

18:52 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon prepares to destroy Syrian chemical weapons on US ship

18:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Clarence B. Jones: A Wake Up Call for Obama's 'Winter Time Soldiers'

18:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: John Boehner Says The GOP Should Be More 'Sensitive' To Women, Support Gay Candidates

18:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: This Is How We Became Plagued By Perpetual Inequality, In 1 Flowchart

18:56 [Raw Story] Bystanders help topless woman chase down peeping Tom in department store

18:56 [CNET News] Your portrait, made from pulsating bacteria

18:57 [CNN: Money] Economy shows strength - can it last?

18:57 [The Hindu - News] Rajasthan Plan Board chief quits ahead of results

18:57 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Social Science Behind Obama's Economic-Mobility Speech

18:57 [The Independent] Drastic cuts on the way at ailing Qantas

18:59 [The Hindu - News] 16 alleged Maoist cultural wing activists arrested

18:59 [Big Think] Don't be a Martyr: 3 Ways to Make Your Personal Growth a Priority

19:01 [Disinformation] More Moon Conspiracy Theories //

19:01 [Russia Today] ​Japan parliament panel overrules protest to pass divisive state secrets bill

19:02 [The Atlantic: National] Is There Any Responsible Way to Publish the Sandy Hook 911 Calls?

19:03 [CNET News] Twitter launches tailored audiences ad targeting

19:04 [zero hedge] US Teacher Killed In Benghazi

19:04 [zero hedge] YoU BeTTeR WaTCH OuT...

19:04 [zero hedge] Hacker Finds Way To "Skyjack" And Zombify Drones

19:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eric Zuesse: The Rich And Educated Believe Wealth Correlates With Virtue, Says Study

19:07 [straight] Concert pic of the morning: Pearl Jam at Rogers Arena /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/pearljam_0.jpg

19:07 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Hotel Bethlehem /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Hotel%20Bethlehem.jpg

19:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Pruett: Is the Pope an Occupier?

19:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Goldberg: Jailed whistle-blowers to Edward Snowden: Don'€™t come home

19:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Joe Crowley, Another Third Way Co-Chair, Denounces Anti-Populist Editorial After Progressive Pressure

19:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Nancy Pelosi: House Democrats Will Not Support A Budget Deal With No Unemployment Extension

19:11 [Telegraph] Leading Syrian rebels defect, dealing blow to fight against al-Qaeda

19:12 [Voice of America] VOA News: American Teacher Killed in Libya's Benghazi

19:13 [CNN] Your next USB connector will be reversible

19:13 [The Hindu - News] Make on-the-spot assessment of Manipur fencing: Shinde

19:13 [The Hindu - News] Rally exposes split in Tripura Congress

19:14 [The Independent] Lee Rigby trial: Michael Adebolajo says cutting off soldier’s head ‘most humane way to kill him’

19:14 [The Independent] Autumn Statement 2013: Treasury takes aim at tax loopholes

19:14 [The Independent] Adman Bill Muirhead is living the dream twice over

19:14 [CNET News] Ask Siri: 'What's 3.23 minus 1.27?' What answer do you get?

19:14 [CNET News] Robot obsession signals sea change at Google

19:14 [OpEdNews] CorpWatch : The Jason Bourne Strategy: CIA Contractors Do Hollywood

19:14 [Voice of America] US Charges Dozens of Russian Diplomats with Fraud

19:19 [Guardian] American teacher Ronnie Smith shot dead while jogging in Benghazi

19:19 [Guardian] Yemen car bomb attack killing at least 30 'bears hallmarks of al-Qaida'

19:19 [Slate Magazine] Who Gets to Be Poor?

19:20 [CNN: Technology] Microsoft fights back against NSA 'snooping'

19:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Gentilviso: Bob McDonnell Laments Scandal: A 'Heartbreaking And Humbling Period Of Time'

19:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Blumenthal: How To Make Sure Your Dark Money Group's Million-Dollar Donors Stay Secret

19:22 [Fox News] Electric car owner jailed for 'stealing' 5 cents of power

19:22 [Fox News] Deadly NY train crash may be case of highway hypnosis

19:22 [Fox News] House members now permitted to say 'Merry Christmas' in constituent mail

19:22 [Fox News] Official: High-ranking Al Qaeda leader killed in Algeria- US sends 2 Guantanamo prisoners back to Algeria

19:22 [Fox News] Smithsonian fast-food workers strike over minimum wage

19:22 [Fox News] Mysterious China city pitched for NY's Catskills

19:22 [Fox News] Suicide car bomb kills 18 Yemeni soldiers

19:22 [Fox News] TODD'S AMERICAN DISPATCH: School bans Christmas trees, colors red, green

19:22 [Fox News] Man hit with $115 ticket after spitting on sidewalk

19:22 [Fox News] Bashir suspended before over 'tasteless' remarks- Palin says Bashir attack 'par for the course'

19:22 [Fox News] Rare set of identical triplets born in California

19:23 [CNN] Luxury watch heist in Paris

19:23 [The Onion] Mitch McConnell Inflates Throat Pouch In Show Of Dominance Over Fellow Congressional Males

19:24 [CNET News] Captain Picard serenades with 'Let it Snow' ('Make it So')

19:24 [This Magazine] Body talk

19:24 [Truthdig] US Test Scores

19:24 [Truthdig] Jon Stewart Proves Corporations Are Not People, Once and for All

19:24 [Truthdig] Obamacare Explodes

19:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nicholas Kralev: How Money in Politics Affects U.S. Diplomacy (VIDEO)

19:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roy D. Cho: An Optimist's Guide to Running for Office

19:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anja Rudiger: Beyond Obamacare: In Many States, the Health Care Is a Human Right Movement Is Growing

19:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Banner: Let's Talk Turkey About Obama's Presidential Pardon Record

19:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Janus Adams: For Rosa Parks, December 5, 1955

19:24 [Deutsche Welle] Right group Amnesty publishes study of North Korean 'gulags'

19:25 [Telegraph] Caesarean case mother: Italian government to step into Alessandra Pacchieri adoption battle

19:27 [Slashdot] Why Engineers Must Consider the Ethical Implications of Their Work

19:27 [The Hindu - News] 6 convicted in Kavdas orphanage rape case

19:27 [The Hindu - News] Fresh trial ordered in Salman case

19:28 [The Independent] Profile: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot is a model, army girl and Fast & Furious star

19:29 [OpEdNews] Basing WORSE Government on Those that Equate Journalism With Terrorism

19:30 [] Fracking Industry vs Voters: Lawsuits Challenge Anti-Fracking Win /sites/

19:30 [Mother Jones] No, Pre-Existing Conditions Are Not Like Car Wrecks

19:31 [NPR] Fast-Food Workers Cry Poverty Wages As McDonald's Buys Luxury Jet

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Mystery over murder of five minor girls in Bihar hamlet

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Marginal hike in LPG price likely

19:32 [CNN] Face transplant recipients: New findings

19:32 [The Atlantic: International] Why I'm Protesting: Ukraine's Turmoil Through the Eyes of One Activist

19:32 [Voice of America] Dozens Killed in Fighting in CAR Capital

19:33 [Reuters] Yemen says 52 doctors, nurses killed in attack on ministry

19:34 [CNN: Money] How to bet against the bitcoin megabubble

19:35 [zero hedge] Trouble For Treasurys, The Technicals Tell

19:35 [CNN: Living] Revamp your liquor cabinet

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Killing triggers tension in U.P. town

19:36 [AlterNet] GOP Candidates Being Schooled on How to Avoid Gaffes When Running Against Women

19:36 [AlterNet] How the CIA's Corporatization of War Has Been an Unmitigated Disaster

19:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: The FBI Can Still Read Your Email Without A Warrant, But This Bill Would Change That

19:38 [straight] The Summit director Nick Ryan reaches great heights /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_TheSummit2_2398.jpg

19:38 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Bah! Humbug! /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/BahHumbug_GeorgiaStraightCrop.jpg

19:38 [straight] Surrey MLA Sue Hammell denies involvement in Forward B.C. NDP /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/images/inline/COL_Health_2296.jpg

19:38 [straight] Why would a tabloid newspaper want to beat up on Vision Vancouver? /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/VancouverCityHall-SH_2010_0.jpg

19:38 [straight] The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors musica intima’s light for the Child /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/light%20for%20the%20child.jpg

19:41 [Raw Story] Does the Kardashians’ Christmas card hide a secret Illuminati message?

19:41 [AL JAZEERA] Doctors killed in Yemen's ministry assault

19:42 [Telegraph] Christmas shopping so stressful it triggers primal 'fight or flight' response

19:42 [Telegraph] Autumn Statment 2013: Cap on student recruitment lifted for all universities

19:44 [The Hindu - News] Women voters propel turnout into history books

19:44 [OpEdNews] Free Abdullah Ocalan - an Account of the Campaign to Free Abdullah Ocalan and all other Political Prisoners in Turkey

19:44 [Reuters: politics] House passes bill aimed at reining in 'patent trolls'

19:44 [Truthdig] Report: ‘Fast Food CEOs Rake In Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay’

19:45 [The Independent] Not so fast George: US outstrips UK growth hours after statement

19:45 [The Independent] Autumn statement: Government clamps down on contractors

19:45 [Reuters] Third-quarter GDP revised higher as inventories bulge

19:46 [The Hindu - News] Abducted girl offered herself as hostage to save schoolmates

19:46 [straight] WFF 2013: Jason Priestley and Richard Dreyfuss kick off Whistler fest with Cas & Dylan /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/IMG_01.JPG

19:47 [Topix Activism News] ACLU complains HS choirs to sing in church concert

19:48 [The Hindu - News] See new-look Bangalore airport through special glasses

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Team from Presidency rides high at The Hindu Young World Quiz

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Police to probe if Jharkhand Minister orchestrated arms theft

19:49 [OpEdNews] From Wall St. Wiz Kid to Global Revolutionary | Vlad Teichberg Interview

19:49 [OpEdNews] Ukraine's Hissy Fit

19:49 [OpEdNews] The Einstein Letter at 65

19:50 [The Hindu - News] Low carbon strategies are the future, say experts

19:50 [CBC: politics] Mike Duffy audit: Liberals to argue PMO breached privilege

19:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Koehler: Return of the Golden Calf

19:52 [The Hindu - News] Make wilful default of bank loan a criminal offence:AIBEA

19:52 [Le Monde diplomatique] Hollywood without the happy ending

19:52 [Voice of America] Mexico Working to Secure Radioactive Cobalt

19:53 [The Onion] Slow-Witted Conspiracy Theorist Convinced Government Behind NASA

19:53 [The Onion] Generous Military Sends $800 In Disability To Man Who Wakes Up Screaming Every Night

19:54 [CNN] Prosecutor to make announcement in Jameis Winston case

19:54 [The Hindu - News] BWSSB shuts valve on 90 real estate projects

19:54 [The Hindu - News] DoT making inventory of networks for switch to IPv6

19:54 [OpEdNews] "Oh Japan, How Could the Mauled have Embraced the Beast!"

19:54 [OpEdNews] Reform is Dead. Revolution Now: An Open Letter to the 3.5%

19:55 [CNN: Money] More revelations about the Time Inc. spinoff

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Boy’s death in accident sparks off protests outside school

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Finally, Cabinet approves Telangana with 10 districts

19:56 [Voice of America] Yemen: Suicide Car Bomb, Assault Kill 52

19:57 [Slashdot] Ask TechFreedom's Berin Szoka About Govt. Policy and Privacy Online

19:57 [Anarchist news] URGENT: Political Prisoner Oso Blanco needs our help now!

19:58 [CNN: Politics] GOP tutors men running against women

19:58 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Preserving Life in Cuba for When the Climate Changes

19:58 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: above-inflation rail fare rise scrapped

19:58 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013 scraps fuel duty rise

19:58 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement: Osborne lays debt vote trap for Labour

19:59 [AlterNet] Why is Google Funding Grover Norquist, Heritage Action and ALEC?

19:59 [The Hindu - Opinion] Dim hope for the Sumatran tiger

19:59 [OpEdNews] Fed buying up mortgage backed securities

20:00 [The Independent] Harvard under scrutiny: are its students' grades over-generous?

20:00 [The Independent] Autumn statement 2013: Treasury targets tax advisers avoidance loopholes

20:01 [Disinformation] DisinfoCast: 83: Producer Adam Scorgie

20:01 [Fin24 News] Take action against minister: Madonsela

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sara Boboltz: Prohibition Ended 80 Years Ago Today. Celebrate With This Boozy Cocktail Of Knowledge

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: Glenn Greenwald: 'OK, Government, Come Get Us'

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sabrina Siddiqui: GOP Rep. Joe Barton Calls For Minimum Wage Repeal

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Right Wing Group's Extreme Anti-Gay History Revealed In New Document

20:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: One Answer to Low-Wage Work: Redistributing the Gains

20:02 [CNN] Estonia's dirty energy drive for self-sufficiency

20:02 [CNN] FSU's Jameis Winston will not be charged, prosecutor says

20:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Here Is What Happens When a NASA Scientist Designs Holiday Sweaters

20:02 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: Hospitals close as GOP balks at Obamacare

20:02 [CNN: Politics] U.S. citizen killed in Libya, State Department official says

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Bill on communal violence invites strident debate

20:04 [zero hedge] Those "Too Big To Stay In Jail" Walk: The "GE Three" Go Free

20:04 [CNN: Money] How not to get hacked

20:04 [CNN: Money] Wall Street (and America) still love guns

20:04 [The Hindu - News] Where’s your civic sense, Hyderabadis?

20:05 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Dependable Deutschland

20:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Bruce Springsteen's lyrics sell for $197K

20:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Ansari's saris make a great gift

20:05 [] Armenia: Did Turkey Put the Kibosh on Carpet Display?

20:06 [Russia Today] Literal Android: Google develops robots to replace people in manufacturing, retail

20:06 [Raw Story] Unarmed man charged with assault after NY cops shoot at him but wound bystanders instead

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Three-tier security in Ayodhya

20:06 [The Hindu - News] SC: ‘Politics’ has wrecked sports

20:06 [CNET News] Want to text and walk? New cell phone says no

20:07 [straight] Nine ways to avoid burning down your house during the holidays /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_143200255.jpg

20:08 [Financial Times] Gazprom dismisses price cut for Ukraine

20:10 [The Hindu - News] One killed in petrol bomb attack in Madurai

20:10 [CBC: politics] NDP motion on Ring of Fire rejected as Wynne meets Harper

20:12 [CNET News] The Audi RS 4 does pretty much everything

20:14 [CNN: Health] Face transplants: New findings

20:14 [Reuters: politics] Republicans in U.S. Congress try to be more 'sensitive' about women

20:14 [Slate Magazine] To the Moon

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Khemka gets a charge sheet from Hooda government

20:14 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK general council meet on Dec. 19

20:15 [Moral Low Ground] Texas Principal Amy Lacey Suspended for Banning Spanish Speaking

20:16 [The Independent] Rebekah Brooks ‘okayed’ £4,000 for bikini picture of Prince William, Old Bailey hears

20:16 [The Independent] Princess Diana made him, Sarah Palin destroyed him: the rise and fall of Martin Bashir

20:16 [NPR] Prosecutor: No Charges Against FSU Quarterback Jameis Winston

20:16 [The Hindu - News] Plans afoot to take up Cauvery 5th Stage scheme

20:18 [Fox News] Don't touch the merchandise?

20:18 [Fox News] Gaga's freaky nude shoot

20:18 [Fox News] Bynes better, has college plan

20:18 [Fox News] 2 million accounts hacked

20:18 [Fox News] MIT: Toughest tongue twister

20:18 [Fox News] What is a black hole really?

20:18 [Fox News] Ire over doubling security fee

20:18 [Fox News] A vaccine to treat MS?

20:18 [Fox News] Big changes at Chick-fil-A

20:18 [Fox News] Heidi: I wasted $10 million

20:18 [Fox News] Kim keeping 'charity' kash

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Talks on Kashmir can solve key issues: Pak.

20:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: Paul LePage Says We Shouldn't Be So Glum About Global Warming

20:19 [The Hindu - Opinion] No justice in the end

20:19 [Reuters] Ukraine police give protesters deadline, PM brands them 'Nazis'

20:19 [Deutsche Welle] Germans among dead in Yemen complex

20:21 [NPR] Medical Journal Goes To The Dogs

20:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] Video captures 'tradies' brawl

20:23 [The Hindu - News] ‘Who I am is a secret’

20:23 [The Hindu - News] New Pakistan Army Green Book voices fear of India-U.S. axis

20:23 [The Onion] New Google Streep View To Provide Panoramic Imagery Of Meryl Streep

20:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grenoble: 'Secret' Nuclear Missile Launch Code During Cold War Was '00000000'

20:24 [AlterNet] Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio Names Bill Bratton New York Police Chief

20:24 [OpEdNews] Ted Nugent's Presidential Pitch: Disenfranchise The Working Poor And The Elderly

20:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. House passes bill to rein in 'patent trolls'

20:26 [Raw Story] Glenn Beck: Liberal Catholics brainwashed my daughter into thinking I was anti-LGBT

20:26 [Raw Story] Twitter appoints first female board member

20:26 [Raw Story] Elton John to speak out for LGBT rights at Moscow concert

20:26 [Raw Story] European storm with hurricane force winds turns deadly

20:26 [Raw Story] Palestinian negotiator: Israeli settlements are the reason for the difficulties

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Intern case: it is now up to Delhi Police to take further action

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Taslima shocked at complaint

20:28 [AL JAZEERA] Doctors killed in Yemen's ministry assault

20:28 [zero hedge] French President Warns Of Immediate Military Intervention Hours After Reporting Soaring Unemployment

20:28 [zero hedge] Nikkei Futures Tumble 800 Points As JPY Strengthens And "Beta" Soars

20:28 [Voice of America] Biden in South Korea for Security Talks

20:28 [Telegraph] Pope Francis to set up Vatican task force to tackle sex abuse of children

20:29 [The Hindu - News] Teenager knocks down woman, also dies in bike crash

20:29 [The Hindu - News] Serial performer Preeti Nigam now awaits her big test

20:29 [OpEdNews] Why President Obama's Approval Dip Doesn't Matter

20:30 [] Turkey: A Wonder of the World is in Middle of Religious Controversy

20:30 [Truthout] Why Hasn't Sen. Elizabeth Warren Backed the Iran Deal?

20:31 [Fin24 News] Tshwane metro taken to court over meters

20:31 [The Independent] The mother, the C-section baby and 'secret British court’: the reality behind an ‘inhuman’ legal case is now emerging

20:31 [The Independent] A tale of two Kensingtons: George Osborne’s Autumn Statement brings little comfort to the London borough's Liverpool namesake

20:32 [Financial Times] Slow progress for Brazil’s World Cup

20:33 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 300-crore undisclosed income unearthed

20:33 [CNN] Memories of the recession may be driving the rise in art prices

20:33 [Financial Times] Bill Bratton returns to NYPD beat

20:34 [AL JAZEERA] Scores killed in Yemeni ministry attack

20:35 [The Hindu - News] No proposal to take back Yeddyurappa, says BJP

20:35 [The Hindu - Opinion] Assembly polls

20:35 [Truthout] SCOTUS Prefers Free Speech for Corporations, Not People

20:36 [Raw Story] Prosecutors won’t file charges against Florida State’s Jameis Winston in rape investigation

20:36 [Reuters] U.S.: China air defense zone provocative, should not be implemented

20:37 [The Hindu - News] 2 IMH inmates continue to elude police

20:37 [The Hindu - News] With no land for stations, Cyberabad police plan outposts

20:37 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned after obituary references

20:37 [The Hindu - Opinion] Exploiting a divide

20:37 [The Hindu - Opinion] Expanding Telangana

20:37 [AlterNet] AlterNet Comics: Matt Davies on Amazon's Drones

20:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arin Greenwood: Chris Matthews Ruins Young Ballerinas' Christmases With Obama Interview

20:38 [CNET News] This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

20:38 [CNN: Crime] FSU's Jameis Winston will not be charged in rape case

20:38 [CNN: Crime] William Bratton returns as New York Police Commissioner

20:38 [Financial Times] Lew calls for ‘race to top’ on bank reform

20:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chuck Marr: Congress Must Extend Unemployment Insurance: Here's Another Reason Why

20:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Harvey: Guns as Dangerous and Privileged Products

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Integrated underpass project may end up as Rs. 100 cr. mess

20:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Slow road to justice

20:41 [NPR] Cuteness Alert: Christmas Cats TV Is Streaming Live

20:41 [NPR] The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

20:42 [The Onion] Opinion: This Is My Favorite Time Of Year Because I’m Sexually Aroused By Toy Soldier Makeup (by Derek Ralphs)

20:43 [The Hindu - Opinion] Persisting challenges

20:45 [straight] School boards seek exemption from B.C. Hydro hikes /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/revelstoke_dam_201010180.jpeg

20:45 [] Handed Convictions, Moral Monday Protesters Defend Their Convictions /sites/

20:45 [The Hindu - News] Take steps to clear illegal industrial units from protected zones around T.G. Halli, says court

20:45 [] Tracking Central Asians' Trails To Jihad In Syria

20:45 [The Hindu - Opinion] Posturing over airspace

20:46 [Voice of America] UN: Poverty Reduction Slowing in Latin America

20:47 [CNN] Sign of hope for stranded whales

20:47 [The Independent] The mother, the C-section baby and 'secret British court’: the reality behind an ‘inhuman’ legal case is now emerging

20:47 [The Hindu - News] Osmania University erupts in joy

20:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Understanding Article 370

20:47 [Reuters: politics] U.S.: China air defense zone provocative, should not be implemented

20:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grim: Elizabeth Warren Calls Third Way 'Flatly Wrong' In Social Security Fight

20:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paul Szep: The Daily Szep -- Caricature of NYC's William Bratton

20:49 [Slate Magazine] Live on Air! The Really-It’s-Happening-Right-Now Gabfest.

20:49 [Slate Magazine] “Natural Hitter My Ass”

20:51 [The Hindu - News] SCB will continue demolitions

20:53 [AlterNet] Bye-bye, Fake Liberals: The Warren Democrats Are Winning!

20:53 [BBC: Technology] Beats Music streaming service launch

20:53 [The Hindu - News] GHMC limits to be common capital area, says Shinde

20:55 [The Hindu - News] Man ‘beats’ brother to death

20:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Ted Cruz To ALEC: 'Stand Your Ground' Against Criticism

20:56 [zero hedge] Herbalife Spikes To Record High On Bass Bullishness And Icahn's "No Sale"

20:56 [] Israeli military closes probe into death of Palestinian protester Mustafa Tamimi

20:56 [Voice of America] Report Details Rape, Murder at North Korean Gulags

20:58 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Why So Hard Landing Interviews In Seattle Versus SoCal?

21:00 [Mother Jones] Catholic Bishops Won't Comment on Rush Limbaugh's Pope-Bashing

21:00 [Mother Jones] Meet the House Republicans Who Don't Hate Gay Rights

21:01 [Telegraph] Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury 'raped students in cult-like training'

21:01 [Telegraph] James Cracknell burgled while in hospital

21:01 [Disinformation] Aokigahara Forest, The Suicide Woods Of Japan

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Two foreign nationals held for ‘assaulting’ IT employee

21:02 [The Independent] Revealed: Dyslexia caused by communication problems in brain, scientists discover

21:02 [The Independent] Ancient skeleton found during North Yorkshire sewer improvements

21:02 [The Independent] What George Osborne said - and what he meant...

21:02 [AlterNet] Meat Is Destroying the World

21:03 [CNET News] NASA plans moon turnips by 2015

21:04 [CNN: Money] Fast food worker: Protest didn't cost me pay

21:04 [CNN: Money] Get ready for hot-pink coffee makers!

21:04 [The Progressive] Over 100 Pakistani Lawmakers Protest U.S. Drone Strikes

21:04 [Deutsche Welle] 'Guilt is not one of their strengths'

21:06 [AL JAZEERA] Iraqi cameraman executed in Syria

21:06 [CNN] Nelson Mandela Fast Facts

21:06 [Raw Story] Georgia insurance commissioner: It’s ‘your fault’ if you have a pre-existing condition

21:06 [Russia Today] ​Ukraine protests: ‘Pros and cons of EU deal not evaluated, just emotions’

21:06 [Russia Today] Schools close in fog as China eyes artificial rain to fight pollution

21:07 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: US Wildlife Services Is Killing Millions of Animals With No Accountability to the American Public, and More

21:07 [CNN] New York Metro-North train in fatal crash had safety systems

21:08 [straight] School boards seek exemption from B.C. Hydro rate hikes /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/revelstoke_dam_201010180.jpeg

21:11 [Reuters] Suicide bomber, gunmen kill 52 at Yemeni defense ministry

21:11 [] Palestinians reject U.S. security proposal for Israel peace accord

21:12 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] Central African Republic: Dozens Killed and Injured in Bangui Violence

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Bynes goes home for holidays

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Amanda Bynes goes home for the holidays

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Britney Jean': What the critics are saying

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] HGTV host Bill Beckwith dies

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] 'The Blacklist' gets second season

21:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Who's in the 'Fifty Shades' cast?

21:14 [OpEdNews] Ending Academic Apartheid: Equity and Dignity for Adjunct Professors

21:14 [OpEdNews] Thai protests turn a darker color

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Tejpal’s daughter questioned

21:17 [Telegraph] Britain's EU contribution to jump by £10bn as taxpayers carry burden of ailing eurozone

21:17 [Telegraph] Dozens of doctors and nurses killed as militants storm Yemen defence complex

21:17 [Telegraph] White House admits Barack Obama met uncle living illegally in US

21:17 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: 'Oligarch tax' on foreigners' second homes

21:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Katherine Brooks: Here's What Bill Clinton's Attempt At Amateur Artwork Looks Like

21:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carey Polis: Want Your Coffee To Taste Better? Call It 'Eco-Friendly'

21:18 [The Independent] Syd Field: Screenwriting guru whose alumni included Darabont and who first popularised the three-act structure

21:18 [The Independent] General Alfonso Armada: Soldier whose death means that the mysteries surrounding the 1981 attempted coup in Spain may never be solved

21:18 [The Independent] Pedro Rocha: Stylish, languid midfielder and striker whose skill and goals took him to four World Cups with Uruguay

21:18 [The Independent] Stall talk: The arcane rules of chit-chat that take place in the gents'

21:20 [The Hindu - News] FIR lodged against Taslima in U.P.

21:20 [msnbc: politics] Middle America assails Washington machine as indifferent and 'above us'

21:21 [CNN] Crocs hunt with sticks, researchers say

21:22 [Guardian] Clashes in Central African Republic as UN authorises French intervention

21:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alexandra Schuster: 'I Got Shot': The Toll Of Surviving Gun Violence

21:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Weak Military Oversight Creates Risk Of Afghan Aid Fraud, Report Finds

21:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Cocaine users do not look like this'

21:26 [Slashdot] Barcelona Will Be a Big Test For HotSpot 2.0 Wi-Fi Connections

21:26 [The Hindu - News] Anna Hazare to go on fifth fast for Jan Lokpal Bill

21:27 [Truthout] Economic Update: Capitalism's Inequalities

21:30 [Fox News: politics] Illinois governor signs pension overhaul into law

21:30 [The Hindu - News] Kolkata Don Bosco emerges on top in Young World Quiz

21:33 [Telegraph] Autumn statement 2013: House prices 'to rise by a fifth'

21:33 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Sell up in 18 months to avoid capital gains tax

21:33 [Telegraph] Friends and family gather at Nelson Mandela's 'deathbed'

21:33 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Savers left high and dry

21:34 [The Hindu - News] “Polling percentage shows people’s faith in us”

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Take action against Ganguly, says Mamata

21:34 [The Hindu - News] Omar takes on Modi, says ready for debate on Art. 370

21:34 [Truthdig] Back in the Day, Minimum Wage Could Feed a Family

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jim Wallis: Fasting for Families and Immigration Reform

21:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: Budget Negotiations Prove That S**t Gets Complicated The Closer A Deal Gets

21:36 [Guardian] Police accused of using excessive force at student protests

21:36 [Raw Story] Florida pastor defends church sign’s message: ‘Christmas is easier to spell than Hanukkah’

21:36 [Raw Story] Pat Robertson tells woman: ‘Something in your character’ makes men abuse you

21:38 [CNN] Lindsey Vonn set to return to action at Lake Louise

21:38 [The Hindu - News] Exit polls leave BJP confident, Congress on back foot

21:39 [Voice of America] Yemen: Suicide Car Bomb, Assault Kill 52

21:39 [zero hedge] What Does It Take To Be Middle Class?

21:39 [zero hedge] THE WTF COMEX TRAVESTY

21:39 [The Progressive] Google Caught Funding Slew of Right-Wing Front Groups

21:40 [The Hindu - News] M.P. exit polls foresee BJP hat-trick

21:44 [msnbc: politics] White House reverses story on Obama living with Kenyan uncle in the 1980s

21:46 [CNET News] Spotliter app adds real-time effects to your iOS videos

21:46 [CNET News] HP embeds Leap Motion gesture control tech in 11 computers

21:46 [Moral Low Ground] South Carolina Parents Timothy Sanders & April Dixon Charged over Shooting Death of 21-Month-Old Madison Dolford

21:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Air Force Academy Defends Use Of OSI Student Spying Program To Catch Rule-Breaking Cadets

21:46 [The Hindu - News] Thiruvananthapuram in the charm of the reel as IFFK opens today

21:48 [AlterNet] Alcohol’s Role in Car Crashes Is Far Greater than that of Cannabis

21:48 [AlterNet] Why I’m Going on Strike Against McDonald’s Today

21:49 [Telegraph] Britain to aid France in Central African Republic an UN warns of genocide

21:49 [Truthdig] Conservative Coalition Prepares Public Sector Attacks Across 34 States

21:50 [The Independent] George Osborne kicks Labour where it hurts

21:50 [The Onion] New, More Realistic ‘NFL Play 60’ Campaign Encourages Kids To Be Active For 60 Seconds A Week

21:51 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Home Minister seeks clarification from DGP

21:52 [Reuters] France vows immediate action in Central African Republic after battle

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Suryanelli victim’s plea before Division Bench

21:55 [OpEdNews] I Googled "Evil" And It Took Me to Google

21:55 [Reuters: politics] House passes tech backed bill to rein in 'patent trolls'

21:55 [straight] ZZ Top to play first-ever Vancouver theatre show this March /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/zztop_0.jpg

21:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Number Of Children On Medical Marijuana Patient Registry Surges In Colorado

21:58 [CNET News] T-Mobile calls AT&T's new plans confusing, expensive

21:58 [CNET News] Show and tell: Foursquare refurbishes iOS app with design, function

22:00 [OpEdNews] Economics For Idiots

22:00 [Mother Jones] Modern Racism and "12 Years a Slave" /files/blog_12_years_slave.jpg

22:02 [NPR] Some Stranded Whales In Fla. Moving Out To Sea

22:02 [NPR] White House: President Briefly Lived With Kenyan-Born Uncle

22:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Another Problem for Amazon's Delivery Drones? Angry Birds

22:03 [Slashdot] Australia's $44B Broadband Network May Settle For Fiber Near the Home

22:03 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Tax cut for small shops, cafes and pubs

22:03 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Marriage tax break 'will help poorest families'

22:05 [The Hindu - News] SC sub-plan and tribal sub-plan Bill passed

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Russian Diplomats Charged With Medicaid Fraud

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carey Polis: Milk Prices Could Rise If Congress Fumbles Farm Bill

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lila Shapiro: More And More Gay People Can Get Married ... But Can They Divorce?

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Carey Polis: Eating Healthy vs. Unhealthy Will Cost You $550 More Per Year, Study Reveals

22:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: White House Acknowledges Obama Lived With Uncle After Previously Denying They'd Met

22:05 [The Independent] On the brink of genocide: UN approves force to stop escalation of bloodshed in CAR

22:05 [The Nation] Jeremy Scahill: ‘Dirty Wars’ Made the Oscars Shortlist

22:06 [CNET News] The 404 1,396: Where we're one step closer to InstaBook (podcast)

22:07 [The Hindu - News] DMK for probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka

22:07 [CNN] Suburban New York police department settles with feds over bias claims

22:07 [zero hedge] China: Forces of Movement and Forces of Order

22:07 [zero hedge] Kyle Bass Warns When "Everyone Is 'Beggaring Thy Neighbor'... There Will Be Consequences"

22:09 [The Hindu - News] 163 films from 58 countries at fest this year

22:09 [The Hindu - News] Alert sounded in Seemandhra

22:11 [The Hindu - News] 14-year-old girl run over by tractor in Avadi

22:11 [The Hindu - News] YSRC, TDP call for bandh in Seemandhra

22:13 [The Hindu - News] Pedestrian plaza project: design finalised

22:14 [CNN] Enric Sala: Saving the world's oceans one at a time

22:14 [Guardian] Shots fired at police in Belfast

22:15 [OpEdNews] Freedom and Democracy

22:17 [NPR] What's For Dinner? Try Brazilian

22:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tyler Kingkade: Indiana Professor Claims She Was Denied Tenure For Being Gay

22:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Blumenthal: A Balanced View of the Affordable Care Act

22:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard Kirsch: Obama Updates His Story About America

22:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joseph Erbentraut: Illinois Pension Law Signed Into Law By Governor Quinn

22:17 [CNN] The appropriation of Paul Walker

22:17 [CNN] American teacher slain in Libya

22:18 [CNN: Money] Market losing streak hits five days

22:19 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Cap on welfare spending announced

22:19 [Telegraph] Thousands of silent Hollywood films 'lost forever'

22:20 [Reuters] Insight: Fukushima water tanks: leaky and built with illegal labor

22:20 [] Army of Rightwing Groups Plan Assault on State Laws in 2014 /sites/

22:20 [] Windstorm 'Xaver' Wreaks Havoc in UK, Heads for Europe /sites/

22:20 [The Onion] Grisly Remains Of 15 Hobbits Discovered In Peter Jackson’s Attic

22:21 [Fox News] Sequester fears fade as Congresspreps for round 2 of budget battle

22:21 [Fox News] LANDMARK LEGISLATIONIllinois governor signs pension overhaul into law

22:21 [Fox News] 'TEACH THE TEST'?Teachers criticize Common Core-linked lesson plans

22:21 [Fox News] 'SURRENDER'NYPD tells some owners to give up or remove guns

22:23 [Russia Today] New ban in nanny city San Francisco? Releasing butterflies could soon be illegal

22:23 [CNN: Living] Sikhs fight turban assumptions

22:24 [Global Voices] Five Little-known Energy Resources in Africa

22:25 [The Hindu - News] 163 films from 58 countries at Chennai film fest this year

22:27 [NPR] Violence Escalates In Central African Republic; U.N. OKs Troops

22:27 [Reuters: politics] Boehner blasts lack of farm-bill progress, supports extension

22:27 [Reuters: politics] U.S. says China air defense zone unacceptable, shouldn't be implemented

22:27 [Reuters: politics] Key U.S. senator questions insistence on timing of Afghan deal

22:27 [The Hindu - News] Chennai pedestrian plaza project: design finalised

22:27 [CNN] Dems to Obama: Suspend deportations

22:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tony Abbott's 'Weary' mistake

22:29 [The Hindu - News] Chennai lighthouse to stay open longer

22:31 [Mother Jones] Our Handy Calculator Lets You Pretend You're a 1‑Percenter For a Day

22:31 [Moral Low Ground] Pregnant Charlotte Teen Ondrea Stevenson Shot Dead while Sleeping in Apartment

22:31 [Reuters] Insight - Fukushima water tanks: leaky and built with illegal labor

22:32 [CNN: Entertainment] The appropriation of Walker

22:33 [CNN] Amanda Bynes goes home for the holidays, wants to go to school

22:33 [The Hindu - News] Student falls to death on campus in Chennai

22:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Norman Solomon: Real Journalism vs. Global Big Brother

22:35 [Telegraph] Osborne: Keep going, we've almost recovered

22:35 [Telegraph] Nigella Lawson: 'I would never risk orphaning my children with drugs'

22:35 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Scotland 'will gain £308 million'

22:35 [Telegraph] Autumn Statement 2013: Our economic plan is working, says George Osborne

22:36 [The Independent] UK weather: Thousands evacuated as biggest tidal surge in 60 years threatens England's east coast

22:36 [zero hedge] Stocks Tank 5 Days-In-A-Row As 52-Week Lows Reach 3-Month High

22:37 [Reuters] U.S. says China air defense zone unacceptable, shouldn't be implemented

22:39 [straight] WFF 2013: Jason Priestley's looking pretty good for a 44-year-old /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/priestley%20dreyfuss.jpg

22:39 [The Hindu - News] Opening of new international arrival hall in Chennai airport a month from now

22:39 [The Hindu - News] 45 disabled persons get retro-fitted bikes

22:41 [Disinformation] Magick, Aliens, and Skydiving: an In-Depth Interview with PuZuZu Ba’al


22:42 [CNN] Opinion: Please don't feed the bears

22:43 [CNET News] Hackers steal 2 million passwords

22:44 [The Hindu - News] Conference on nanomaterials inaugurated

22:45 [Fox News] Teachers criticize Common Core-linked lesson plans

22:45 [Fox News] American teacher shot dead in Benghazi

22:45 [Fox News] Group: Images reveal scale of N. Korean prison camps

22:45 [Fox News] US readies to destroy Syrian chem weapons on ship

22:46 [The Hindu - News] TASMAC bar employee murdered by gang in Chennai

22:46 [Raw Story] Watch: Eric Cantor’s office calls in police to threaten singing immigrant children with arrest

22:46 [Raw Story] Fast food workers across U.S. continue strikes for living wage

22:47 [NPR] Illinois Governor Signs Pension Rescue Plan

22:47 [Voice of America] French President Announces Troop Increase In CAR

22:47 [CNN] Nelson Mandela dies

22:48 [Russia Today] Iconic anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela dies at 95

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Over 85,000 screened at free medical camps in Chennai

22:50 [OpEdNews] The War of Narratives - Bringing truth to the Middle East crisis

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan J. Reilly: 'PayPal 14' Plea Deal Lets Hacktivists Avoid Felonies, Which Is Pretty Much The Best They Could Hope For

22:52 [The Independent] New NYPD chief was PM’s choice for Met

22:52 [The Independent] Europe’s biggest brothel: it will cost €4.5m and will boast 90 prostitutes

22:52 [The Independent] John Kerry seeks to soothe Israel with security pledge

22:52 [The Hindu - News] ‘Chennai could be Japan’s gateway to Asean market’

22:53 [Voice of America] VOA News: Nelson Mandela Dies

22:53 [Fox News: politics] Shoppers face rising milk prices if Congress can't break farm bill impasse

22:54 [AL JAZEERA] Nelson Mandela dies in company of his family

22:54 [Truthdig] Fracking and the New War on Air Pollution in Los Angeles

22:54 [CNN] Nelson Mandela dies

22:54 [CNN] Final boarding: DC-10 makes last passenger flight

22:54 [CNET News] Amazon to expand grocery delivery to SF next week

22:54 [CNET News] Google Voice Search learns new languages

22:57 [] Nelson Mandela dies at 95

22:57 [Slashdot] Add USB LED Notifications To Your PC With Just a Bit of Soldering (Video)

22:58 [Canadian Dimension] Svend Robinson: A Life in Politics

22:59 [Voice of America] URGENT SOUTH AFRICA - MANDELA

23:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Nelson Mandela dead

23:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Who is the boganest of all?

23:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Model jailed for killing ex-league star

23:00 [Slate Magazine] Farewell, Madiba

23:00 [Slate Magazine] Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

23:00 [Reuters] Russia launches criminal inquiry into U.S. child exchanges

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Francesca Quaranta, Transgender Police Officer In Connecticut, Files Complaint Against Supervisors

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elise Foley: Capitol Police Officer Raises Voice At Immigration Activists: 'Comprende?'

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Debbe Leftwich, Former Oklahoma Senator, Found Guilty In Bribery Case

23:00 [] Humanitarian Intervention, Or Militarized Quest for Resources?

23:00 [] How Federal Drug Defendants Lost Their Right to a Fair Trial /sites/

23:01 [CNN: Politics] Nelson Mandela dies at 95

23:01 [Reuters: politics] U.S. charges Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud

23:01 [CNN] Universal works to save 'Fast & Furious 7' after Paul Walker's death

23:01 [CNN: Money] Nelson Mandela has died

23:02 [CBC: politics] Nelson Mandela dead at 95

23:02 [The Atlantic: International] Why Economics, Not Military Might, is the Future of Foreign Policy

23:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Thursday, 12/5

23:05 [Deutsche Welle] Nelson Mandela dies age 95

23:05 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

23:05 [OpEdNews] Canada's Pyrrhic Battle for Resources

23:05 [] New Report: Unregulated Contaminants Common in Drinking Water /sites/

23:05 [] Exposed: The Rightwing's National Plan To Crush Green Energy

23:05 [] The 'Outdated Law' That Gives Govt Warrantless Access to Your Online Data

23:05 [] Defeated at the Polls, Frackers Attack Democracy in Colorado /sites/

23:05 [] 'Convicted for Our Convictions:' Moral Monday Protesters Vow Fight Not Over /sites/

23:05 [] Army of Rightwing Groups Plan Assault on State Laws in 2014 /sites/

23:05 [] Threatening Deadly Surges, Historic Storm Barrels over Europe /sites/

23:05 [] Humanitarian Intervention, Or Militarized Quest for Resources?

23:05 [] How Federal Drug Defendants Are Denied Their Right to a Fair Trial /sites/

23:06 [Raw Story] Ski jumper Eddie Edwards prepares for Olympics comeback at age 50

23:06 [Raw Story] BREAKING: Nelson Mandela dies, age 95

23:07 [NPR] Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

23:07 [NPR] Mandela: A Rare Success As Liberation Leader And President

23:07 [CNN: Entertainment] The scramble to save 'Fast' film

23:07 [CNN: Entertainment] The appropriation of Paul Walker

23:07 [The Independent] Guilty of murdering Afghan insurgent, awaiting sentence and now named: Sgt Alexander Blackman, the Marine murderer

23:07 [The Independent] Faced with sustained heckling from the enemy, Ed Balls fluffs lines

23:07 [The Independent] Andy McSmith's Diary: Bad news - Capita’s visa task bombs. Good news - they’re paid by results

23:09 [Voice of America] US Charges Dozens of Russian Diplomats with Fraud

23:09 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: Amnesty International Expresses Worry over CAR Violence

23:09 [New Statesman] Nelson Mandela dies aged 95

23:10 [zero hedge] Deutsche Bank Exits Commodity Trading, Fires 200

23:10 [AL JAZEERA] Nelson Mandela: A nation's father

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shadee Ashtari: Atheist Group Launches Holiday Billboard: 'Who Needs Christ During Christmas?'

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jermaine Spradley: Nelson Mandela Speeches: Remembering Madiba In His Own Words

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Politicians React To Death Of Nelson Mandela

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joy Resmovits: Teachers Union Launching Massive Campaign Against Education Reform Movement

23:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Julee Wilson: Nelson Mandela's Style Remembered: His Signature Bold & Colorful Madiba Shirts (PHOTOS)

23:10 [CNN] Opinion: Nelson Mandela saved my life

23:11 [Disinformation] RIP Nelson Mandela

23:11 [CNET News] No Internet? Twitter to arrive for the unconnected

23:11 [Reuters] Nelson Mandela has died: President Zuma

23:11 [Raw Story] Hong Kong steps up border health checks over bird flu

23:13 [Canadian Dimension] Inequality grows as CEOs blackmail the rest of us

23:15 [OpEdNews] Iconic anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela dies at 95

23:16 [zero hedge] Bitcoin - A Cost-Benefit Analysis

23:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Nelson Mandela: A colossus whose time had to come

23:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Nelson Mandela dead: South Africa mourns

23:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] The man who built the rainbow

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shahien Nasiripour: Education Department Slow To Recover Millions From Sallie Mae

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kavitha A. Davidson: Apartheid History Timeline: On Nelson Mandela's Death, A Look Back At South Africa's Legacy Of Racism (PHOTOS)

23:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael McAuliff: Louie Gohmert: Atheists Should Encourage Worship To Protect The Country

23:20 [Deutsche Welle] Nelson Mandela, anti-Apartheid fighter and statesman dies aged 95

23:21 [Truthout] Migration Across The Mediterranean: How Many Deaths Will It Take Till Europe Knows That Too Many People Have Died?

23:21 [Voice of America] ZUMA SOUNDBITE 1

23:22 [The Atlantic: Politics] It Doesn't Matter If Most Millennials Are Skeptical of Obamacare

23:23 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela death: his life in pictures

23:23 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

23:24 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela in pictures

23:24 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela obituary part one: one of the most inspiring figures of the 20th century

23:24 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela, South Africa's anti-apartheid icon, dies aged 95

23:24 [Telegraph] Iraq's hangman perfects his art at busy gallows in Camp Five

23:24 [Reuters: politics] California Governor Jerry Brown would easily win re-election: poll

23:24 [The Progressive] S. African Leader Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

23:25 [Voice of America] ZUMA SOUNDBITE 2

23:25 [CNN] Opinion: What made Nelson Mandela great

23:26 [] Nelson Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Icon, 'Now at Rest' /sites/

23:26 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: President Obama to speak on Nelson Mandela’s death

23:27 [Slashdot] Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

23:29 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela dies aged 95

23:29 [Big Think] Can Wikipedia Tell Us the Most Significant Person in History?

23:29 [Big Think] Nelson Mandela, 1918 - 2013

23:29 [Russia Today] ​Nelson Mandela dead: WORLDWIDE REACTION

23:29 [CNN: Politics] Opinion: What made Nelson Mandela great

23:30 [Slate Magazine] Inside Llewyn Davis

23:30 [AL JAZEERA] Nelson Mandela: A life

23:30 [CNN] Nelson Mandela: The miracle years

23:31 [Mother Jones] Nelson Mandela's Epitaph, in His Own Words

23:31 [Mother Jones] Conservative Think Tank Network Plotting "Coordinated Assault" on Medicaid, Education, Workers Rights

23:32 [NPR] For Biden, All The World's A Stage For Possible 2016 Run

23:32 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mandela was 'by far the greatest man'

23:32 [CNN: Entertainment] The 'Sound of Music' gamble

23:33 [CNN] Nelson Mandela dies at 95

23:34 [Reuters: politics] White House reverses, says Obama met uncle and lived with him during law school

23:34 [Reuters] Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier

23:35 [Voice of America] URGENT SOUTH AFRICA - MANDELA, 1st UPD

23:35 [CNET News] Twitter's board of directors: Tweeters need not apply

23:36 [Fox News: politics] 'He belongs to the ages': Obama, US leaders mourn Mandela's death

23:38 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela dies: reaction and developments - live

23:38 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela's focus was on nation-bulding

23:38 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela: in quotes

23:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Terry Newell: Obamacare: Mismanagement, But Messed Up Politics Too

23:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jason Linkins: GOP Dudes Get Trained Up In The Ways Of Womenfolk, Apparently

23:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Obama: Nelson Mandela 'Achieved More Than Could Be Expected Of Any Man'

23:39 [zero hedge] Nelson Mandela Has Died: Obama Addresses The Nation - Live Feed

23:39 [Voice of America] ZUMA SOUNDBITE 3

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: An exceptional leader, an exceptional man

23:40 [The Independent] Full address to the nation by President Jacob Zuma on death of President Nelson Mandela

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: The prophet of tolerance, by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: A long walk to immortality - the life and times of Madiba

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: An icon for our times

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story - the speeches: An ideal for which I am prepared to die

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: the long walk, the spirit, the legacy, the speeches, the friend and the tributes - read our unparalleled coverage

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: tributes from Bill Clinton, Cyril Ramaphosa and Kofi Annan

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: The born statesman

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: An unconquerable spirit

23:40 [The Independent] Nelson Mandela life story: Not just father of the nation