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00:01 [Truthdig] A Radical Fix for the Justice System: Socialism

00:01 [Truthdig] Scotland Makes Gay Marriage Official

00:02 [Disinformation] Redistribute Wealth? No, Redistribute Respect.

00:02 [straight] The Body Shop delivers petition against animal testing to Elizabeth May /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Bfpo4RXCEAAk-E0.jpg

00:02 [straight] Asian dumplings get the spotlight at CIBC LunarFest /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/dumpling_Fest.jpg

00:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Politics Over Freedom, Again

00:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Edward Snowden Leaks Lead To Pentagon Change, Top Official Says

00:05 [CNET News] Microsoft looks forward with new CEO

00:06 [CNN] Bryon Vassey indicted for killing Keith Vidal, mentally ill teenager

00:06 [Big Think] Survival of the Fittest: Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Heats Up on Social Media

00:08 [Raw Story] Outages at three World Cup sites leave three million Brazilians without power

00:08 [OpEdNews] Social Darwinism and Fox Republicans

00:10 [zero hedge] Nigerian Central Bank Falls For Nigerian Email Scam? Says $20 Billion Unaccounted For

00:11 [CNN: Technology] Windows, Xbox and more: Bill Gates' impact

00:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'You should be so ashamed'

00:13 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Doubts warranted on Turkey's EU bid

00:13 [Raw Story] Fisherman says he survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific Ocean

00:13 [Raw Story] Debt-laden Puerto Rico’s credit rating cut to ‘junk’ status

00:14 [CNN: Money] Microsoft's new CEO to make a fortune

00:14 [Slashdot] Getting Young Women Interested In Open Source

00:15 [Reuters: politics] Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO

00:16 [Truthdig] Ukrainians Rebel Against Russia to Join ‘Europe’

00:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] How Senator Vitter Lost His Food Fight

00:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Republicans Warn Obama: Halt Deportations, And We Might Halt Immigration Reform

00:17 [Reuters] Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO

00:18 [CNN] Martin Luther King children at odds over his Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

00:18 [CNN] Ke$ha cancels shows to stay in eating disorder treatment

00:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Fragile Progress in the Congo

00:20 [Telegraph] Killer 'had put tracking software on wife's phone'

00:20 [AlterNet] How Did More Than 20 People Die From Heroin In Western PA In Such a Short Time?

00:20 [AlterNet] Cuts to Food Stamps Hurt Walmart's Bottom Line

00:20 [AlterNet] FBI Collection of Phone Metadata to Catch Sex Offender Ruled Legal

00:20 [AlterNet] Profit Over Principle: Scarlett Johansson's Disturbing Choice to Front For a Settlement Product

00:20 [AlterNet] Food-Safety Regulators Struggle to Catch up to Colorado’s Emerging Edible Marijuana Industry

00:20 [AlterNet] Project CBD Responds To SAM’s CBDisinformation

00:20 [AlterNet] Athletes in Sochi Must Speak Up About Russia's Intolerance: I Did In the NFL

00:20 [AlterNet] Brave Domino's Workers Successfully Win Back Stolen Wages

00:20 [AlterNet] Angry Right’s Secret Revulsion: Why They Really Dodge Minimum Wage Questions

00:20 [AlterNet] If You Want to Get People to Date You Online, Look Hot and Don't Worry About Your Description So Much

00:20 [AlterNet] Drought in the West Is Bringing Hard Times to Minority Farmers

00:21 [Reuters: politics] Senate showdown vote set to extend unemployment benefits

00:22 [Pravda] Zarif: Iran will not halt research on centrifuges

00:23 [OpEdNews] The Super Bowl of War: Three Decades of Failure in Afghanistan

00:24 [NPR] The View From Down There: FDA Approves Pill-Cam For Colon Exams

00:24 [zero hedge] Roll Up! Roll Up! EU Place to Be For Corruption!

00:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Utah Proposal Dictates Transgender Bathroom Use

00:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The First Congressman To Battle The NSA Died And No One Noticed

00:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Boehner Revives The Myth That 'What We Have Now is Amnesty'

00:26 [CNN] The Obama administration's pot politics problem

00:27 [Russia Today] ​Duke Energy waited 24 hours to report major coal ash spill into Dan River http://rt.com

00:30 [] After Dylan Farrow’s sex abuse accusation, should Hollywood revoke Woody Allen’s Oscar?

00:30 [CNN] How Chris Brown, Lindsay Lohan could help Justin Bieber

00:31 [Good] Finding Success By Letting Go of Control

00:31 [] 'Corporate Welfare' Triumphs as Farm Bill Fails the Hungry

00:32 [The Progressive] Obama’s Deputy Drug Czar Unsure if Meth is More Dangerous Than Pot

00:33 [CNET News] Life lessons I learned from 'Sherlock' season 3

00:33 [CNET News] Back then: Facebook's Greek drama

00:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] HUFFPOST HILL - Much CBO, Very Report, Wow

00:33 [Reuters] Costa Rica's surprise frontrunner favors eventual tax hike

00:34 [Telegraph] Charities Commission is not fit for purpose, say MPs

00:37 [Voice of America] US Official Defends Iran Nuclear Talks

00:37 [Guardian] NSA tapped German ex-chancellor Gerhard Schröder's phone – report

00:39 [NPR] RNC Highlights Black History Month With Radio Ads

00:41 [Big Think] The Science of a Heroin Overdose: When the Brain Stops Saying "Enough"

00:42 [AL JAZEERA] White House urges release of Al Jazeera staff

00:42 [zero hedge] The Play's The Thing

00:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] ANZ late payment fees invalid

00:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Farrell names date for CBD lockouts

00:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] MKR 'villains' shocked over attacks

00:43 [Raw Story] Justice Dept. official won’t say whether NSA collects Obama’s phone data

00:44 [CNN] Virginia police captain disappears; authorities suspect foul play

00:44 [CNET News] Sext much? You're not alone

00:45 [Slashdot] Silk Road Founder Indicted In New York

00:48 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Republicans seek to tie debt limit to deficit cuts

00:49 [Voice of America] UN: Syrian Children Undergo 'Unspeakable' Horrors

00:50 [Guardian] BP chief executive Bob Dudley wades into Scotland independence debate

00:51 [CNN] Opinion: The sweet secret that could kill you

00:51 [CNN: Money] Interest on debt to nearly quadruple

00:51 [CNN: Money] Farm bill cuts food stamp benefits

00:51 [CNN: Money] J.C.Penney nearly a penny stock

00:51 [CNN: Money] Stocks recover

00:54 [BBC: Technology] Silk Road 'mastermind' charged

00:55 [BBC: Also in the news] Putin 'calms' Sochi leopard cub

00:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ed Markey Says U.S. Coal Sales Might Have Cost Taxpayers

00:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Egypt's Fateful Choice: Democracy or Authoritarianism?

01:00 [Topix Activism News] Syrian forces hit mosque with barrel bomb, kill 11

01:01 [straight] Scream Factory to release Darkman collector's edition Blu-ray in two weeks /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/darkman-2.jpg

01:04 [NPR] Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Bill Nye And Ken Ham

01:04 [BBC: Technology] Veterans celebrate Colossus 70th

01:06 [BBC: Science & Environment] Dodo bones, snow goggles and the Muggletonian view of the world

01:06 [Big Think] The Next Step in Our Moral Evolution

01:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] NSA Tapped German Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder's Phone: Report

01:08 [Infoshop] Greece: Golden Dawn attack on self-organized space Resalto

01:09 [Reuters: politics] Connecticut governor calls for minimum wage of $10.10 per hour

01:12 [Fox News: politics] Top intelligence chiefs warn Syria could become base for attacks against US

01:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] The woman Sydney forgot

01:13 [Infoshop] NATO 3: Recordings Reveal Undercover Cop “Mo” Helped Build Molotovs

01:13 [CNN] Florida crime lab chemist charged with tampering with evidence

01:14 [Anarchist news] Makes no Difference

01:15 [] Is Netflix on its way to Israel, officially?

01:18 [Fox News] OBAMACARE EFFECT: 2.5M stop full-time work = 2.3M full-time jobs lost /i/redes/icon-video.gif

01:19 [NPR] Global Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

01:20 [BBC: Health] Schumacher: Waking up from a coma

01:21 [Telegraph] Scientists baffled after 400 dead dolphins wash up on Peru's beaches

01:21 [Telegraph] Power cuts and floods as storms wreak fresh havoc

01:21 [Telegraph] Bird flu: new strain claims first victim

01:21 [Telegraph] Italy experiencing 'massive' influx of refugees

01:24 [NPR] More Access To Health Care Means More People Can Work Less

01:26 [CNN] Libya destroys chemical weapons

01:26 [CNN] Montana rape case: Board recommends penalty for Judge G. Todd Baugh

01:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Explosive CBO Report On Obamacare Wasn't As Explosive As It Seemed

01:26 [Reuters] U.S. trade relationships need an 'upgrade': Pritzker

01:27 [CNET News] Google looks to be expanding its commuter ferry boat service

01:27 [Fox News: politics] CIA director: Benghazi rescuers required to sign non-disclosure agreements because contracts being updated

01:27 [Russia Today] ​New law makes ‘offending’ Bahrain king punishable by up to 7 years in prison http://rt.com

01:28 [Infoshop] Russia. "Prison united all of us" - Interview with anarchist prisoners in the so-called "Bolotna

01:28 [Deutsche Welle] The last victim of the Berlin Wall

01:28 [zero hedge] How Broncos Fans Took The Super Bowl Loss Into Their Own Hands

01:30 [The Independent] Exclusive: New Tory cronyism row as CQC head faces scrutiny

01:30 [The Independent] Pupils branded ‘too clever’ for apprenticeships

01:30 [The Independent] Postcard from... Montferrat

01:30 [straight] David Suzuki: Pete Seeger inspired generations of political and environmental activists /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_35308438.jpg

01:30 [straight] Tribunal to rule on complaint over hiring of UBC women's soccer team coach /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Aerial-UBC-Vancouver-campus.jpg

01:30 [CBC: politics] Tory Senator Pierre Claude Nolin urges colleagues to be less partisan

01:31 [BBC: Entertainment] In pictures: David Hockney prints

01:31 [Slashdot] UK Council To Send Obese People 'Motivational' Texts Telling Them To Use Stairs

01:33 [Infoshop] Russia. "Prison united all of us" - Interview with anarchist prisoners

01:33 [Reuters: politics] Facing scandal at home, Christie set to launch national tour

01:34 [NPR] Look Ma, No Cables: Flea Cops To Playing Air Bass At The Super Bowl

01:34 [Guardian] Weather hits trains as London tube strike begins

01:37 [CNN: Entertainment] Smartypants celebs with advanced degrees

01:37 [CNN: Entertainment] Katy Perry is winning Twitter

01:37 [CNN: Entertainment] 'House of Cards' renewed for S3

01:37 [Reuters] Facing scandal at home, Christie set to launch national tour

01:38 [CNET News] Frigidaire announces the flexible 2-in-1 Classic Slate Freezer

01:45 [BBC: Technology] Microsoft can still learn from Gates

01:45 [AL JAZEERA] Sri Lanka war report 'shows rights abuses'

01:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Gittany lover's court protest

01:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Star casino chief quits as high-rollers rip into profits

01:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Virgin Atlantic exits Australia

01:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] O'Farrell sets date for CBD lockouts

01:45 [The Independent] Up to 800,000 young Britons are missing from voters’ register

01:45 [The Independent] The flight of the Bumblebee becomes more impressive: Scientists now believe this humble insect could fly over Mount Everest

01:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Obama Meets With House Democrats On Economic Agenda

01:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] CFPB Takes Aim At Student Loan Companies For Anti-Borrower Practices

01:47 [straight] A heady collaboration for Van Westen wines /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Uncorked2_2407.jpg

01:48 [Infoshop] Kiev: "The politicians had to obey the crowd"

01:49 [Fox News] NEW AL QAEDA THREAT Intel chiefs warn Syria could become terror base

01:58 [BBC: Health] New strain of 'deadly' bird flu

01:58 [Fox News: politics] Carlson: Latest CBO report on ObamaCare is 'shocking'

01:59 [Voice of America] Target Says It Is Taking New Steps to Stop Hackers

01:59 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Difficult times': Virgin Atlantic exits Australia

01:59 [Sydney Morning Herald] Child sex attacks may be linked

01:59 [Sydney Morning Herald] Penalties triple for genital mutilation

02:00 [straight] Expect musical fireworks at Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Pacific Rim Celebration /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_VSO_Chang2_2407.jpg

02:00 [Topix Activism News] In NYC, freed members of punk band Pussy Riot critique human rights situation in Russia

02:01 [Good] Philanthropy is Broken — Let's Re-imagine It

02:02 [Disinformation] Why Isn’t There a Popular Theory of Dark Mind in Psychology?

02:05 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Epic cross-Canada run ends in Vancouver /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/runner1_140204.jpg

02:05 [] Rabbis to Kerry: Cease mediation or face divine retribution

02:06 [CNN: Money] Facebook's key moments

02:06 [CNN: Money] Stocks recover after sell-off

02:06 [CNN: Money] Silk Road owner indicted

02:06 [CNN: Money] Food stamp benefits cut by Congress

02:08 [Deutsche Welle] Libya: Gadhafi chemical weapons stockpile eliminated

02:09 [CNN] Florida crime lab chemist accused of selling stolen drug evidence

02:11 [BBC: Education] New York taxes rich to teach young

02:13 [BBC: Education] Maths teacher boost for colleges

02:13 [Raw Story] Conservatives push misreading of CBO report to claim Obamacare is a job-killer

02:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] University Of Akron Police Suggested Sexual Assault Victim Was A Liar, Complaint Says

02:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Obama Meets With Joseph Dunford, Top U.S. Commander In Afghanistan

02:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] In Hawaii Talk, Scalia Again Raises Concerns About Court Ruling On Spying Issues

02:13 [zero hedge] Bernanke’s Legacy: A Weak and Mediocre Economy

02:13 [zero hedge] The Most Important Chart To Consider Before Tomorrow's ADP Jobs Report

02:13 [OpEdNews] Toxic carcinogens from tar sands oil production underestimated - report

02:14 [CNET News] Sherlock meets his Muppet match in Murray-arty

02:14 [CNET News] iPhone 4 production reportedly resurrected for 3 markets

02:16 [BBC: Education] Young discouraged from skills route

02:17 [The Independent] So much for Nigel Farage's crack-down on 'Walter Mitty' party members: Ukip MEP calls for British Muslims to sign a special code of conduct

02:17 [CNN] China raises a generation of 'left-behind' children

02:17 [Slashdot] John Carmack Left id Software Because He Couldn't Do VR Work There

02:20 [] Cancer causes one in four Israeli deaths, new statistics show

02:20 [] Presidential election? The Afghans are awaiting their next civil war

02:20 [Reuters] Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic

02:20 [Reuters] Russia says Syria to ship chemical arms as civilians flee bombs

02:21 [Truthdig] First Supercarrier USS Forrestal Sold for a Penny, Heads to the Scrapyard

02:21 [CNET News] Adobe issues emergency Flash update for Windows and Mac

02:21 [CNET News] Frigidaire unveils new Gallery Collection appliances for 2014

02:23 [Telegraph] Sally Bercow: Mr B is liberal and cool

02:23 [Raw Story] Chinese scientists sound warning over new H10N8 bird flu

02:23 [Raw Story] U.S. Navy investigates cheating by nuclear reactor instructors

02:25 [Reuters] North and South Korea discuss reunions under shadow of war drills

02:26 [CNN: Politics] Obama's 'schizophrenic policy' on pot?

02:26 [CNN: Politics] Up in smoke: The Obama administration's pot politics problem

02:27 [CNN: Politics] Stanley: Why abortions are way down

02:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Lead To Fewer Suicides

02:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eric Cantor's False Claims Against CBO Report Debunked

02:32 [The Independent] Ivory poacher’s sick boast: I killed 70 elephants

02:33 [CNN: Politics] Obamacare shrinking workforce?

02:36 [Good] Make Your City Spontaneous: Join the League of Creative Interventionists

02:36 [CNN: Politics] A GOP civil war?

02:39 [BBC: Science & Environment] Jackdaws protect nests 'with eyes'

02:41 [Truthdig] CBO: Obamacare Will Thin Full-Time Workforce by 2 Million

02:41 [Voice of America] Steve Baragona: Farm Bill Heads to Obama's Desk

02:41 [CNN] Downtown Miami dig reveals ancient village

02:42 [zero hedge] Consider This...

02:43 [Slate Magazine] Star Struck

02:46 [BBC: Health] Pain 'dimmer switch' discovered

02:47 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Steve Cohen: 'Ask The Late Philip Seymour Hoffman' If Pot Is As Dangerous As Heroin

02:48 [Russia Today] ‘Deport Justin Bieber’ petition gains sarcastic support from US senator http://rt.com

02:48 [Russia Today] ​Saudi journalist sentenced to 12 years in jail for 'disobeying the ruler' http://rt.com

02:48 [Reuters: politics] Prosecutors wrap up corruption case against Trenton, N.J., mayor

02:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] 14 months: before and after

02:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] Thief captured after kissing captive

02:49 [OpEdNews] Speak "American," Dammit!

02:50 [] Zionist emissaries employed abroad can now vote for Knesset

02:50 [] Israel fails to implement dozens of laws

02:50 [BBC: Health] Speedy cyclists are better looking

02:51 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Animal Pompeii' wiped out creatures

02:52 [Fox News] Olivia hits Sin City

02:52 [Fox News] MLB's Caribbean connection

02:52 [Fox News] Regrettable food tattoos

02:52 [Fox News] Rimes shows off new body

02:52 [Fox News] Did Chili Peppers play live?

02:52 [Fox News] Charlemagne's remains?

02:52 [Fox News] World's most expensive drink

02:52 [Fox News] Shiver to slim?

02:52 [Fox News] Instagram star 'playing field'

02:52 [Fox News] Supercarrier's last voyage

02:52 [Fox News] Hoffman seen at AA last week

02:53 [Guardian] Chris Grayling vows to get tougher on terrorism in new crime bill

02:53 [Raw Story] Michigan man finds singer Marvin Gaye’s passport in yard sale haul

02:54 [BBC: Science & Environment] Speedy cyclists are better looking

02:57 [zero hedge] Pre-Central Planning Flashback: These Are The Five Old Normal Market Bottom Indicators

02:59 [CNET News] Too soon! A Twitter backlash over LeVar Burton's Philip Seymour Hoffman 'joke'

03:00 [Topix Activism News] Broad coalition backs Keystone XL oil pipeline

03:02 [Reuters: politics] Satellites, electronics next in U.S. export control reform

03:06 [CNN] 12 most interesting new travel websites

03:08 [CNN] Developers give Dickensian London a makeover

03:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Helped Fugitive Embezzlers: Report

03:15 [Global Voices] Do You Have What it Takes to be a Mexican Newspaper Editor?

03:16 [Big Think] How Charlie Parker Became “Bird!”

03:18 [CNN] United States reveals 'specific' threats to Olympic Games

03:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Schapelle Corby on verge of release

03:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Carbon tax typo: spin doctors spin message the wrong way

03:20 [] As Kerry works on peace framework, Jewish groups keeping low profile

03:20 [BBC: Entertainment] Sherlock star in Sesame St challenge

03:23 [Deutsche Welle] Mexico president to invest billions in drug cartel stronghold

03:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] U.S. Highways 'A Disaster' In Need Of Gas Tax Increase, Ray LaHood Says

03:31 [BBC: Entertainment] McConaughey: 'I became almost hyper'

03:32 [Disinformation] Lee Camp: What George Zimmerman’s Celebrity Boxing Match Says About America

03:33 [AL JAZEERA] Rival Koreas discuss resuming family reunions

03:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] U.S. Curtails Drone Strikes In Pakistan As Officials There Seek Peace Talks With Taliban: The Washington Post

03:36 [CNN] 12 websites to make you a better traveler

03:41 [BBC: Technology] YouTube starts auditing video views

03:42 [CNN] 12 websites that'll make you a smarter traveler

03:43 [Raw Story] Laura Ingraham can’t believe Sonia Sotomayor is an American citizen

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joe Biden Urges Compromise To Resolve Ukraine Crisis

03:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mitch McConnell Farm Bill Vote Creates Political Problems

03:44 [AL JAZEERA] Facebook at 10: Hip or Has-been?

03:50 [] Ring smuggling luxury cars from Europe to Israel uncovered, police say

03:52 [CNET News] Alleged Silk Road creator faces minimum 30 years in prison

03:52 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Why The New CBO Report Is Proof That Obamacare Can Actually Work

03:55 [Voice of America] Reuters: New China Bird Flu a Reminder of Mutant Virus Risk

03:59 [Topix Activism News] Syrian forces hit mosque with crude bomb, kill 11

04:05 [] Funding cuts for yeshiva draft-dodgers finally puts an end to Knesset foot-dragging

04:08 [straight] Estrogen in rivers could affect fish hearts /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_143037568.jpg

04:08 [zero hedge] Bill Gross Warns "China Is The 'Mystery Meat' Of Emerging Markets"

04:08 [zero hedge] Japan Is Re-Crisis-ing; Nikkei Plunges 300 Points From US Close; S&P's Dead-Cat-Bounce Dead

04:09 [NPR] Lawmakers Look To Prevent More Target-Sized Data Breaches

04:09 [Telegraph] NSA 'spied on former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder'

04:13 [CNET News] Microsoft taps Scott Guthrie to replace Nadella as cloud chief

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Senate set to vote on budget deal

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Ethics panel to probe Radel cocaine charge

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Congress poised to take small step toward Guantanamo closing

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Peter King to announce new PAC

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Paul makes nice with conservative groups after fractious budget vote

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Next up: Budget deal faces Senate fight

04:17 [msnbc: politics] House passes National Defense Authorization Act

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Obama health care promise named 'Lie of the Year'

04:17 [msnbc: politics] All night long: Rancorous Senate's 24-hour schedule continues

04:17 [msnbc: politics] House approves budget deal over token conservative opposition

04:17 [msnbc: politics] Boehner to outside groups: "Are you kidding me?"

04:19 [Fox News] DATA BLAME GAMEBanks, retail execs point fingers after huge breach

04:19 [Fox News] Top intel chiefs warn Al Qaeda forming base in Syria for possible US attacks /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:19 [Fox News] OBAMACARE EFFECT 2.5M may drop full-time jobs, 2.3M jobs may vanish /i/redes/icon-video.gif

04:19 [Fox News] TODD STARNES School reverses ban on US celebration after protests

04:19 [Fox News] GAME CHANGER? Contestant's 'Jeopardy!' strategy riles viewers

04:21 [Slashdot] India To Build World's Largest Solar Plant

04:23 [AL JAZEERA] Libya says all chemical weapons destroyed

04:24 [BBC: Education] Apprenticeship vacancies 'rise 24%'

04:25 [Voice of America] Reuters: Snowstorm Slams US Plains, At Least Two Dead

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Republicans Tout 'Opportunity' in Response to Obama Address

04:27 [msnbc: politics] First Thoughts: On the Road Again

04:27 [msnbc: politics] 'Duck Dynasty' Players Front and Center at State of the Union

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Watch Obama's Full State of the Union Speech

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Why You Should Care About the Farm Bill

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Poll: Majority of Americans Support Efforts to Legalize Marijuana

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Bruised GOP eyes another debt ceiling standoff

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Pro-Choice or Pro-Life? Wendy Davis Clarifies

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Wendy Davis Talks Filibuster Challenges

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Report Fuels Obamacare Debate With Estimates of Job Loss

04:27 [msnbc: politics] Budget Deficits Shrinking But Set To Grow After 2015

04:33 [msnbc: politics] Women's Rights Activist Fluke Advances Congressional Bid

04:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Scombroid poisoning 'extremely rare'

04:39 [zero hedge] Mandatory "Vehicle-to-Vehicle" Communications Coming To U.S. Cars

04:40 [Telegraph] US 'sharply curtails drone use in Pakistan'

04:41 [Voice of America] Elizabeth Lee: Hollywood Movie Depicts Pompeii Destruction in 3D

04:51 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pietersen's sacking is preposterous

04:53 [CNN] No fentanyl detected in heroin recovered from Hoffman's house

04:56 [Reuters] Morgan Stanley to pay $1.25 billion to resolve mortgage lawsuit

04:57 [Voice of America] Frances Alonzo: Q&A: Why Weren’t There More Women Delegates in Davos?

04:59 [Voice of America] North, South Korea Discuss Family Reunions

05:05 [CNN] Red Hot Chili Peppers on Super Bowl performance: Yep, we faked it

05:05 [CNN] Source: 4 being questioned about drugs in actor Hoffman's apartment

05:05 [AL JAZEERA] US urges Egypt to free Al Jazeera staff

05:06 [msnbc: politics] David Gregory: Obama Address Was On Offense

05:06 [msnbc: politics] Obama Has 'Mmm Hmm' Moment With Crowd

05:08 [Russia Today] US Navy nuclear officer cheating scandal grows, dozens decertified http://rt.com

05:08 [Slashdot] Greenland's Fastest Glacier Sets New Speed Record

05:10 [The Hindu - News] Kalaignar TV disowns 2G tapes

05:18 [Fox News] Obama claims Fox News unfair in scandal coverage- TRANSCRIPT: O'Reilly interviews Obama- KURTZ: Hillary, Bill and the media: The under-the-radar marriage issue

05:18 [Fox News] Common Core's high costs have states rethinking federal program- Students divided over Common Core math lessons, critics say

05:18 [Fox News] Report sheds light on ex-CIA deputy director's role in Benghazi attack talking points

05:18 [Fox News] Navy probing alleged cheating on nuke reactor tests- Army probing hundreds in recruiting fraud scheme

05:18 [Fox News] Pro-life groups boycott Girl Scout cookies

05:18 [Fox News] Generals join Congress in effort to get CIA forerunners Congressional Medal of Honor

05:21 [The Hindu - News] UN will not condone ‘undemocratic action’ in Thailand: Ban

05:26 [Telegraph] Obamacare 'to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs'

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

05:27 [Fin24 News] SIU to probe payments to Sapo ghost staff

05:29 [Voice of America] VOA News: North, South Korea Discuss Family Reunions

05:31 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

05:33 [Deutsche Welle] Morgan Stanley to pay $1.25-billion settlement for bad mortgages

05:34 [AntiWar] Baghdad and Mosul Bombed: 27 Killed, 70 Wounded

05:38 [Raw Story] Megyn Kelly complains: Obama won’t take Fox News criticism ‘like a man’

05:38 [Raw Story] Four people questioned in connection with heroin inside Philip Seymour Hoffman’s home

05:43 [Russia Today] Child abuse on rise in war-torn Syria - UN http://rt.com

05:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] U.S. Sharply Curtails Drone Strikes In Pakistan: Report

05:45 [HuffingtonPost: politics] State Rep. Joe Dorman Joins Race For Oklahoma Governor

05:48 [Guardian] Koreas discuss family reunions

05:49 [msnbc: politics] Can Low-Profile Cabinet Position Effect Change? Latinos Hope So

05:53 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK seeking larger role in national polity

05:53 [Slate Magazine] Widows Peak

05:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'She wanted her face messed up'

05:57 [The Hindu - News] New Afghan law aims to silence women

05:58 [Russia Today] Pakistan asked US to downsize drone strikes amid Taliban peace talks - report http://rt.com

05:59 [NPR] JPMorgan Pays $614 In Mortgage Lending Fraud Case

06:00 [msnbc: politics] Obama Calls Seahawks Coach After Super Bowl Blowout

06:00 [AntiWar] A War Is Not Over Till It’s Over

06:03 [The Hindu - News] Rajasthan suspends IAS officer on rape charges

06:07 [The Hindu - News] 1.7 lakh children out of school: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan survey

06:08 [AL JAZEERA] Afghan presidential hopefuls stage TV debate

06:08 [Slate Magazine] Baseball’s Secret Pioneer

06:09 [CNN] Forward into the past: another Bush or Clinton in the White House?

06:09 [CNN: Entertainment] NYPD question four in Hoffman's death

06:09 [CNN: Entertainment] Chili Peppers: Yep, we faked it

06:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] Watch, cry, forget. Repeat.

06:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] I did not kill Lisa, Gittany tells court

06:11 [Big Think] How to Tame Your Inner Enemy

06:16 [msnbc: politics] Reid, McCain Joke About Rocky Past Relationship

06:16 [msnbc: politics] GOP Defends Tricky Campaign Contribution Websites

06:16 [msnbc: politics] Obama Says O'Reilly 'Absolutely' Unfair in Extended Interview

06:16 [msnbc: politics] 'Just a Game of Gotcha': Christie Holds Firm

06:16 [msnbc: politics] Report: Keystone Pipeline Would Have Minimal Environmental Impact

06:19 [The Nation] A Rocky Year May Lie Ahead for India-US Ties

06:21 [Fox News: politics] Obama's next executive action: Create 'climate hubs'

06:21 [CNN] Source: 4 arrested in connection with drugs in Hoffman's apartment

06:24 [The Hindu - News] 19 bonded labourers rescued in Pudukottai

06:24 [The Hindu - News] SNC-Lavalin case a dead issue: Pinarayi

06:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wages too high, says union boss

06:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Six billion reasons banks still crowing

06:25 [Slashdot] With HTTPS Everywhere, Is Firefox Now the Most Secure Mobile Browser?

06:26 [Telegraph] Four questioned over death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

06:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘US lost critical foreign intel sources due to Snowden leaks’

06:30 [AntiWar] Free Barrett Brown

06:35 [CNN: Entertainment] 4 arrests in connection with Hoffman drugs

06:40 [Voice of America] Libya: All Chemical Weapons Destroyed

06:40 [The Hindu - News] A.P. Reorganisation Bill: KCR calls on Prime Minister

06:44 [Reuters] North Korea and South Korea agree dates for family reunions: ministry

06:44 [zero hedge] Bitcoin: Revolutionary Game-Changer Or Trojan Horse?

06:44 [Guardian] Libya says chemical weapons destroyed

06:48 [Fin24 News] Toyota invests R1bn in SA plant for new Corolla

06:51 [Global Voices] Podcast: Taiwan

06:52 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK forms panel on seat-sharing

06:54 [Reuters] Thai central bank warns of substantial risk from prolonged unrest

06:54 [The Hindu - News] Exam cheating scandal hits US Navy nuclear force

06:57 [Fox News: politics] Connecticut governor calls for $10.10 hourly minimum wage

06:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] Scorned lover could not accept it was over: court

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Ugandan women say they were forced into flesh, drug trade

07:03 [CNN] North and South Korea agree to hold family reunions

07:03 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish PM Erdogan campaigns at Berlin's Tempodrom

07:04 [The Hindu - News] Sting operation shows cops allegedly taking bribes

07:06 [The Hindu - News] Week-long international theatre festival for children

07:06 [The Hindu - News] Minor raped, sodomised in Bara Hindu Rao; accused arrested

07:07 [CNN] Marshall Islands officials: Unclear how long castaway spent adrift

07:08 [Voice of America] Gay Rights Demonstrators Plan Olympics Rallies

07:08 [AL JAZEERA] UN decries child abuse in Syria

07:08 [AL JAZEERA] Australia asylum seekers left in limbo

07:08 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's underground economy poised to grow

07:10 [Reuters] U.S. retailers face pressure to raise cybersecurity spending

07:10 [Guardian] Silk Road's alleged founder indicted

07:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] RJ: Post Office Banking Could Be the Start of Something Big

07:12 [Telegraph] Up to 27 school leavers competing for each apprenticeship

07:15 [Financial Times] Indonesia marks slowest growth since 2009

07:16 [The Hindu - News] Defiant Jazeera stays put

07:17 [Financial Times] Italy accuses S&P of not getting ‘la dolce vita’

07:18 [Voice of America] North, South Korea Agree to Hold Family Reunions

07:21 [The Hindu - News] Restive elephant kills mahout at Vathuruthy temple

07:21 [The Hindu - News] Kochi schools to have biogas plants soon

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Kochi govt. hospitals need cure for shortage of doctors

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Plastic ban mooted in Sabarimala

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Discuss student’s death in Parliament: Minority Affairs Minister

07:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hoffman death: four arrested in drug raid

07:28 [CNET News] As new Microsoft CEO makes entrance, Sony mulls PC exit

07:28 [Telegraph] Children gripped by 'crisis of inactivity', says sports chief

07:28 [Telegraph] Crackdown on lenient punishments will see 14,000 fewer cautions issued each year

07:31 [CNN] Another voice lost, Korean 'comfort woman' dies

07:32 [BBC: Also in the news] Speedy cyclists are better looking

07:32 [BBC: Also in the news] Sherlock star in Sesame St challenge

07:32 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Animal Pompeii' wiped out creatures

07:33 [The Hindu - News] Binny to withdraw support to AAP govt

07:37 [The Hindu - News] Students from Chile learn the nutritive side of Ayurveda

07:37 [The Hindu - News] Slum dwellers to be shifted to Ammankulam tenements soon

07:37 [The Hindu - News] Effluents, solid waste pollute water in Ukkadam Big Tank

07:37 [Reuters] North and South Korea to hold reunions in shadow of war drills

07:38 [Deutsche Welle] Bitter stalemate grips Ukraine

07:39 [CNET News] British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Doubtful if key legislations can be passed this session: FM

07:45 [Guardian] More storms hit battered south-west

07:46 [CNN] Source: 4 arrested in Philip Seymour Hoffman drug probe

07:49 [The Hindu - News] Ramakrishna Institute launches e-book on prostrate cancer

07:51 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned over Telangana, Taina murder

07:51 [The Hindu - News] As deadline expires, 12,000 food businesses yet to register in Coimbatore

07:51 [Global Voices] Photos: Wedding Photo Shoots in China

07:55 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned over Telangana, Tania murder

07:57 [Guardian] Storms hit battered south-west

07:57 [The Hindu - News] More prepaid auto stands in Trivandrum soon

07:57 [The Hindu - News] Kerala Raksha Yatra arrives to a rousing welcome

07:58 [The Independent] London Tube strike begins threatening travel chaos for millions

07:59 [CNN] LAPD: 8 officers violated policy in Dorner manhunt shooting

08:03 [Guardian] Storms hit battered south-west Britain

08:03 [The Hindu - News] Crazy orange and colours of life

08:04 [Financial Times] Q4 growth offers boost to Indonesia

08:05 [CNN] North and South Korea agree to hold family reunions this month

08:05 [The Hindu - News] When water remains a pipe dream

08:09 [Topix Activism News] U.S. to launch 'climate hubs' to help farmers face climate change

08:09 [The Hindu - News] Pipes in coastal areas run dry

08:10 [Voice of America] Phil Mercer: Australia Divided on Farm Sales to Foreigners

08:12 [CNET News] Too much Facebook can make you unfaithful

08:14 [CNN: Money] Exotic car sales surge to record high

08:15 [Telegraph] Weather: thousands without power as storms add to flood misery

08:16 [The Hindu - News] For different Indians, disability means different things

08:16 [Pravda] The basis of good advertising is psychological manipulation

08:16 [Voice of America] UN: Syrian Conflict Has 'Alarming Impact' on Children

08:17 [Fin24 News] Sappi posts $18m profit in Q1

08:17 [straight] Bruins defeat Canucks 3-1, marking Vancouver's fifth straight defeat in regulation time. /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Roberto_Luongo.JPG

08:18 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea and South Korea agree to first family reunions in over three years

08:19 [] Georgia: Billionaire Ivanishvili Launches Good-Citizen School

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Practical tests for Class X and XII students from February 10

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Madurai's tuition centres toil for their students

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Water to be supplied in Madurai once in four days

08:26 [The Hindu - News] How these bus drivers keep accidents away

08:26 [The Hindu - News] Second phase of sterilisation of stray dogs commences in Madurai

08:27 [CNN] 8 great hotel perks in the Caribbean

08:29 [Slashdot] HP To Charge For Service Packs and Firmware For Out-of-Warranty Customers

08:31 [Pravda] African Union plays nasty Mugabe trick on Europe

08:36 [The Hindu - News] When Sonia’s Trichy visit strengthened UPA

08:36 [The Hindu - News] Tree-felling blamed for worsening pollution in Trichy

08:36 [The Hindu - News] From education to fun, toys bring it on in Trichy

08:37 [Fin24 News] SABC execs don't have thinking skills - report

08:39 [CNN] 2 killed, 17 injured in 3 car bombings in Baghdad

08:41 [Guardian] UK storms and London tube strike – live

08:43 [Deutsche Welle] German athletes arrive in Sochi for Winter Olympics

08:43 [The Independent] Lib Dems block council tax cap

08:43 [The Independent] Tube strike: Which lines will be running today?

08:44 [Anarchist news] A Look Back: Indigenous Resistance in 2013

08:44 [Anarchist news] Call-out for actions and manifestations on the 22 February 2014 !

08:46 [Voice of America] VOA News: UN: Syrian Conflict Has 'Alarming Impact' on Children

08:46 [Pravda] Antidotes to Cyber Industrialization and the Swarm Culture

08:47 [Telegraph] Grayson Perry: Why Prince Charles laughed during my investiture

08:47 [Telegraph] John Major forecasts a 'prepubescent' prime minister

08:47 [Telegraph] North and South Korea agree to hold family reunions

08:48 [The Hindu - News] Trichy Congress condemns Arvind Kejriwal’s remarks on leaders

08:48 [The Hindu - News] Eco-friendly shrimp farming with ‘biofloc’

08:50 [Fox News: politics] Federal judge rules drivers allowed to flash headlights to warn of speed traps

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Vijayawada students throng Durga temple in large numbers

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Collector promises to give facelift to K.L. Rao tomb

08:52 [The Hindu - News] ASI makes short film on theft prevention

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Kadapa’s Gurukul Vidyapeeth wins Coca Cola trophy

08:52 [Reuters] U.S. bugged Schroeder when he was German chancellor - paper

08:54 [Voice of America] Report: Employment May Shrink Because of Health Care Law

08:54 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Nye Takes On Creationist Ken Ham (VIDEO)

08:56 [Fox News: politics] Gates, Panetta join effort to get CIA forerunners Congressional Medal of Honor

09:00 [The Independent] Eight dead in Tunisian shootout with militants

09:00 [The Independent] US 'cuts back on Pakistan drone strikes during Taliban peace talks'

09:00 [The Hindu - News] Berm Park-Bhavani Island ropeway final

09:01 [Telegraph] Barack Obama's 'hard-working American' is actually a London Overground commuter

09:01 [Telegraph] Storms batter Britain: as it happens

09:01 [] Ministers to mull bill annexing all West Bank settlements

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Online passport mela in Murali Nagar on February 8

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan fishermen seize nets from Indian boats

09:05 [CNN] Tom Vilsack to announce 7 'climate hubs' to help rural communities

09:06 [straight] What chemicals are in a sex toy? /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Dan_Savage_Podcast_4.jpg

09:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Four arrested 'over Hoffman death'

09:12 [Voice of America] VOA News: Report: Employment May Shrink Because of Health Care Law

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Chandrasekharan murder: CPI(M) decries move for CBI probe

09:14 [BBC: Technology] Travel search firm doubles turnover

09:16 [Pravda] Mind Control in the 21st Century-Science Fiction & Beyond

09:16 [The Hindu - News] Oncologists debunk myths

09:16 [The Hindu - News] Raju promises to take up RTC workers’ cause

09:20 [Voice of America] Bombings Kill 9 in Iraqi Capital

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Early detection reduces risk: V. Murali Krishna

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Bombings kill at least 16 in Iraqi capital

09:22 [Fox News: politics] Missouri attorney general challenges California egg law

09:22 [The Hindu - News] State’s role in promoting consumption of liquor unethical: roundtable

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Delhi HC asks AAP to reply to PIL on foreign funding

09:28 [Voice of America] VOA News: Bombings Kill 9 in Iraqi Capital

09:28 [Deutsche Welle] Gauck visits India, avoids Sochi

09:28 [AL JAZEERA] US condemns Syria regime barrel bomb raids

09:31 [The Independent] London Tube strike: Travel chaos for millions as industrial action over ticket office closures hits underground services in the capital

09:31 [The Independent] Philip Seymour Hoffman death arrests: Four people detained as part of investigation into actor's death

09:31 [Fin24 News] SA economy faces 'uncomfortable combination'

09:31 [Fin24 News] Rand maintains recovery mood

09:32 [CNN: Entertainment] George Zimmerman to fight DMX in celebrity boxing bout

09:33 [Telegraph] Fracking: Lancashire community divided over Cuadrilla plans for shale gas exploration

09:33 [Telegraph] Tube strikes: live updates and travel news

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Four of a family killed in two separate collisions

09:38 [Guardian] Asian markets struggle back after rout - business live

09:38 [Russia Today] Taliban ‘more willing than ever’ to join Afghan peace process http://rt.com

09:38 [Russia Today] Over 1,000 Syrian refugees granted Russian asylum – official http://rt.com

09:40 [NPR] China Ends One Notorious Form Of Detention, But Keeps Others

09:40 [NPR] Hundreds Of Snow-Making Machines Are Hard At Work In Sochi

09:40 [NPR] An Olympic Shame: Vladimir Putin Plays Host To Winter Games

09:43 [The Hindu - News] Jokatte villagers fume over sulphur, coke units at MSEZ

09:43 [The Hindu - News] Murder accused hacked to death at NIT-K bus stop

09:43 [The Hindu - News] ‘Red letter day’ for Manipal

09:45 [NPR] JPMorgan Pays $614 Million In Mortgage Lending Fraud Case

09:47 [Reuters] Four bombs hit central Baghdad, killing 13

09:47 [Sydney Morning Herald] Action man Putin strikes again

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore tourism, a tardy work in progress

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Nine killed in three blasts in Baghdad

09:48 [Voice of America] NY Police Arrest 4 in Connection with Actor Death

09:52 [AL JAZEERA] Fatal new bird flu strain worries scientests

09:53 [The Hindu - News] Honour for Machad Vasanthi

09:54 [Russia Today] ‘Assange won’t come’: Swedish MPs urge end to whistleblower case http://rt.com

09:54 [Russia Today] DDOS attacks and malware: GCHQ uses same tactics as Anonymous - Snowden leak http://rt.com

09:55 [The Hindu - News] People warned against exploitation of nature

09:55 [The Hindu - News] Kozhikode Corporation's thrust on infrastructure

09:55 [The Hindu - News] Police used pressure tactics:  P. Mohanan

09:56 [Voice of America] Bombings Kill 16 in Iraqi Capital

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Clashes break out during protests over Telangana in Delhi

09:59 [The Hindu - News] Showing way to children’s theatre

10:00 [NPR] A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Human rights abuse in mineral-rich Uganda

10:06 [Guardian] German private sector growth hits 31-month high, but France keeps shrinking - business live

10:09 [Mother Jones] Ken Ham: "There's Been Climate Change" Since Noah's Flood

10:09 [The Hindu - News] NCC cadets rally to spread awareness on tuberculosis

10:09 [The Hindu - News] Mullaima Nagar fishermen plead against eviction

10:10 [BBC: Technology] Anti-piracy app launched in UK

10:13 [The Hindu - News] File Nido’s post mortem report by Friday: HC to police

10:13 [The Hindu - News] More HR&CE plots to be converted into parking lots

10:16 [Truthdig] You Probably Won’t Buy Sony’s Amazing Waterproof Phone

10:17 [CNN] Winter storm to dump another foot of snow on the Northeast

10:17 [CNN] George Zimmerman to fight rapper DMX in celebrity boxing bout

10:17 [Financial Times] India business hits at fuel subsidy plans

10:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘Mauritius keen on attracting investors’

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Nabard releases State focus paper

10:19 [The Hindu - News] For amblyopia, spectacles are best: Prof. Del Monte

10:19 [The Independent] New Afghanistan law could silence women who are victims of domestic violence

10:19 [The Independent] UK weather: Thousands of homes left without power as southwest takes a 'pasting' from storm

10:19 [The Independent] Man arrested in connection with murder of prostitute found dead in west London flat

10:19 [The Independent] George Zimmerman will fight DMX in celebrity boxing match, promoter confirms

10:20 [Voice of America] Kerry: Barrel Bombs Assad's 'Latest Barbaric Act'

10:21 [] Coke's Super Bowl TV ad sparks digital U.S. civil war

10:23 [The Hindu - News] IIT-Kanpur student from Karnataka commits suicide

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Koreas agree on cross-border family reunions

10:24 [Financial Times] Fatal bird flu strain detected in China

10:29 [Fin24 News] New Microsoft chief has head in the cloud

10:30 [The Hindu - News] Dozen civilians die in clashes in northern Central African Republic

10:30 [Reuters] Thai protest leader mocks government's fast-collapsing rice scheme

10:30 [Guardian] Eurozone private sector growth hits 31-month high, but France keeps shrinking - business live

10:32 [Pravda] Activists take stray dogs out of Sochi to other cities

10:34 [CNN] Florida shooting: Chad Oulson's wife to attend Curtis Reeves' hearing

10:34 [CNN] Deadly car and suicide bombings rock Baghdad

10:34 [The Independent] Essex explosion: Homes evacuated and casualties reported following blast in residential area

10:34 [The Independent] Barack Obama’s awkward hug with brother on first meeting for 20 years revealed in never-before-seen home video footage

10:35 [Telegraph] Conservatives likely to reduce top rate of tax, says Boris Johnson

10:35 [Telegraph] Storms batter Britain: as it happens

10:37 [Global Voices] China Reports That Snowden Claims Aliens Control America

10:37 [Financial Times] US and EU seek financial support for Ukraine

10:39 [Russia Today] ‘Corruption lessons from a broad range of experts’ http://rt.com

10:39 [Fin24 News] African Bank battles as debtors fail to pay

10:40 [Guardian] 'Stay away from the coast': severe flood warnings as storms lash Britain

10:40 [Guardian] Tube strike disrupts journeys for London commuters

10:40 [Guardian] HMRC and NHS failing to protect data from viruses and hackers, says Labour

10:40 [CNN: Crime] Wife of man killed at Florida movie theater to speak at hearing

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Jayalalithaa urges PM to summon SL High Commissioner

10:46 [Truthdig] Science Guy Bill Nye Debates Creationist Ken Ham, Wins Because Science

10:46 [Guardian] UK service sector growth slows - business live

10:47 [Global Voices] Top 10 Chinatowns in the World

10:47 [Fox News] Russia says Syria to ship more chemical weapons

10:47 [Fox News] Obama's next executive action: Create 'climate hubs'

10:47 [Fox News] Top intelligence chiefs warn Syria could become base for attacks against US

10:47 [Fox News] North, South Korea agree to hold family reunions

10:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] Olive branch may be game changer for PM

10:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hoffman death: Four arrested

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Mad rush to Mantralaya for “Rs 54,000 flats”

10:50 [The Hindu - News] BJP likely to opt for Sadananda Gowda from Bangalore North LS segment

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Congress messed up bifurcation issue, says TDP chief

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Yeddyurappa to contest from Shimoga

10:51 [] 'Bennett doesn’t understand he needs to represent industry in cabinet’

10:51 [Telegraph] Clacton explosion: casualties reported after explosion in Essex

10:56 [The Hindu - News] Maximum riots took place in UP in 2013: Govt

10:56 [The Hindu - News] APNGOs serve strike notice

10:56 [The Hindu - News] JD(S) to field Shivarajkumar’s wife, Geetha, from Shimoga?

10:58 [Guardian] Baghdad car bombs kill more than a dozen near Iraqi capital's green zone

10:59 [Russia Today] Arizona first US state to attempt legal resistance to NSA surveillance http://rt.com

10:59 [CNN] Opposition: Fresh barrel bomb attack kills 15 in Aleppo

10:59 [BBC: Entertainment] Prince to charge $10 for live shows

11:03 [AL JAZEERA] Multiple explosions rock Iraqi capital

11:04 [CBC: politics] Election reform bill gets an 'A–' from former election chief

11:04 [Guardian] US scales back Pakistan drone strikes during Taliban talks, say reports

11:06 [The Independent] Paul Walker leaves entire $25million fortune to daughter Meadow Walker

11:06 [Voice of America] Thailand's Ruling Party Seeks Opposition Dissolution

11:06 [] Two Israeli combat pilots jailed for storing maps on smartphones

11:07 [AL JAZEERA] Fatal new bird flu strain worries scientists

11:07 [Reuters] U.S. bugged Schroeder when he was German chancellor: paper

11:10 [Fox News: politics] Hillary’s ‘inevitability’: Is it her fault, or the media echo chamber?

11:12 [CNN] Beslan school siege: 'Time doesn't heal at all'

11:12 [The Hindu - News] Health Ministry, pharma cos spar over clinical trials

11:14 [Guardian] Man arrested over murder of woman in west London

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Sony planning to shed its PC business?

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Latvian teenager in strife over E-Class Internet adblocker

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Putin and Yanukovych to meet on sidelines of Sochi

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Leading fruit and vegetable fair kicks off in Berlin

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] Asking life's tough questions, guerilla style

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] 1.2 billion Indians, one Olympic medal hopeful

11:16 [Fox News] BLAME GAME: Big banks, retail execs point fingers after massive data breach /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:16 [Fox News] SOCHI SQUALOR Hotel horrors as Russians scramble ahead of Games /i/redes/icon-slideshow.gif

11:16 [Fox News] 'LITTLE TIME LEFT' Generals push for Medal of Honor for CIA forerunners /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:16 [Fox News] HOFFMAN DEATH PROBENYPD arrests 4 suspected heroin dealers in drug raid /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:17 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Japanese Beethoven' admits fraud

11:17 [Global Voices] Data Journalism Awards Calling for Entries

11:18 [Guardian] UK service sector growth slows; eurozone retail sales slide - business live

11:18 [Guardian] UK storms – live updates

11:19 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: What Online News Is Worth Paying For?

11:21 [The Independent] Anglo Irish executives face trial in Dublin

11:21 [The Independent] TSB poised to name City veteran Will Samuel new chair

11:21 [The Independent] JPMorgan to pay $614mn to settle US mortgage fraud case

11:21 [The Independent] UN report details 'unspeakable' horrors endured by Syrian children

11:22 [Telegraph] GP fears losing job over pledge to keep patient data private

11:22 [Telegraph] Storms and weather updates: live

11:24 [Russia Today] Mutual cultural presence: helping Russia and Britain understand each other better http://rt.com

11:24 [Guardian] London tube strike – live

11:26 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Japanese Beethoven' admits fraud

11:26 [Voice of America] North, South Korea Agree to Hold Family Reunions

11:30 [Guardian] Clacton explosion 'flattens two houses' and causes multiple casualties

11:33 [CNN] Russians: Sochi rounding up, killing stray dogs before Winter Olympics

11:34 [Russia Today] Chaos Computer Club: Status quo is final battle of privacy vs surveillance http://rt.com

11:35 [Deutsche Welle] Did mining giant Anglo-American violate Chile's environmental laws?

11:38 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 5 February 2014

11:40 [Fox News: politics] Utah bill would dictate transgender use of school bathrooms

11:41 [The Hindu - News] Leaders have no control over their parliamentarians: Minister

11:42 [BBC: Entertainment] AUDIO: Sci-fi films 'lack new ideas'

11:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: Paper: US Bugged Schroeder When He was Chancellor

11:44 [Fin24 News] Debarred adviser: Old Mutual wants money back

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Kiran takes anti-Telangana protest to Jantar Mantar

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Aadhaar data sought in AP Techie murder probe

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Leaders have no control over their MPs: Minister

11:47 [BBC: Entertainment] Little House actor Bull dies at 89

11:48 [CNN: Money] Government interest payments to soar

11:48 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Stepping back to assess damage

11:50 [Financial Times] London commuters hit by Tube strike disruption

11:51 [Guardian] NHS trust apologises for cancer errors

11:51 [Financial Times] US and EU step up bid to woo Ukraine

11:52 [Fin24 News] Why Sanral charges VAT on e-tolls

11:54 [Telegraph] Clacton explosion: ten injured by explosion in Essex

11:54 [Telegraph] Ukraine opposition asks EU to intervene in talks as Viktor Yanukovych 'wastes time'

11:56 [Reuters] Syria misses deadline to hand over all critical chemicals

11:57 [msnbc: politics] Former 'Idol' Star Aiken Running for Congress

11:58 [BBC: Also in the news] Parting kiss 'traps Paris robber'

11:59 [Guardian] London tube strike causes travel delays throughout city - live

11:59 [Guardian] UK storms: rail chaos and more homes evacuated – live updates

11:59 [The Hindu - News] Beni justifies gifts to journalists as investment

12:00 [Deutsche Welle] Biathlon 'Cannibal' Bjoerndalen as hungry as ever

12:03 [The Hindu - News] Opposition scuttles anti-communal violence bill in Rajya Sabha

12:05 [The Hindu - News] Number of poor down to 27 cr in 2011-12: Govt

12:05 [BBC: Technology] UK warns of bank cyber-attack risk

12:06 [CNN: Money] Tesla's popularity surges in major survey

12:06 [CNN] CNN poll: 57% of Americans think terror attack likely at Sochi Games

12:08 [The Independent] Florida monkey business: Rhesus macaque spotted in Tampa Bay 'to blame' for series of unusual car break-ins

12:08 [The Independent] Valentine's Day candlelit dinner for two at McDonald's - complete with table service and music from Ron

12:08 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart destroys Fox News’ ‘spite-driven anger machine’ and hunger for conspiracies

12:10 [Deutsche Welle] The Bobs award to recognize online activists' work

12:12 [] Syrian government, opposition to attend second round of Geneva talks

12:13 [Spiegel] Iraq War Critic: US Targeted Gerhard Schr�der's Mobile Phone

12:13 [Reuters] Thai protest leader mocks, PM defends rice-buying scheme

12:13 [Raw Story] Dead Sea scrolls brought to life with digital archive upgrade that includes 10,000 new images

12:13 [Raw Story] Janet Yellen and I were taught to revere capitalism. But it’s a failing system

12:16 [Topix Activism News] Secretary Of State Sued Over Decision To Make Prisoners Ineligible To Vote

12:16 [] Kyrgyzstan Photo: The Central Asian Standard - Plov

12:17 [The Hindu - News] Jayendra Saraswathi discharged from hospital

12:18 [AL JAZEERA] Olympic torch reaches Sochi amid gay protests

12:19 [Fox News] 'UNFUNDED MANDATE': States pull away from Common Core over costs

12:19 [CNN] Former 'American Idol' star runs for Congress

12:20 [Fox News] Obama claims Fox News unfair in scandal coverage- TRANSCRIPT: O'Reilly interviews Obama- KURTZ: Hillary's 'inevitability': Is it her fault, or the media echo chamber?

12:20 [Fox News] Big banks, retail executives point fingers after massive data breach- VIDEO: Target chief grilled on data breach - VIDEO: Will breaches lead to more regulations?

12:21 [The Hindu - News] In tune with the youth

12:23 [Reuters] Kenyatta trial doomed unless Kenya helps: ICC prosecutors

12:24 [Mother Jones] Why Sochi Has No Mosques

12:24 [Mother Jones] A Plant Virus Has Now Jumped to Bees

12:24 [Mother Jones] Is Upward Mobility in America a Fantasy? /files/Clark_SonAlsoRises.Embed__1.gif

12:24 [AL JAZEERA] UN condemns Vatican child abuse cover up

12:24 [Fox News: politics] Clay Aiken announces run for Congress in North Carolina

12:24 [Telegraph] Labour's Wythenshawe and Sale East candidate wanted David Miliband to be leader

12:26 [Fin24 News] JSE recovers from opening losses

12:26 [Fin24 News] VAT on e-tolls questioned

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Chennai city header image

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Silky touch

12:30 [Fin24 News] Govt blows billions - AG

12:30 [Financial Times] Business leaders condemn Tube strike

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Modi takes on Third Front parties

12:33 [The Hindu - News] I am... B. Shankar, juice vendor

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Can’t browbeat CPI(M) with CBI probe into RMP leader murder case: Pinarayi

12:39 [BBC: Technology] North Korea imitates Apple's Mac OSX

12:39 [CNN: Money] Paid sick leave won't hurt businesses

12:40 [The Hindu - News] Mineral bill providing share in profit all set to lapse

12:40 [The Hindu - News] Repertoire of Rhythm

12:40 [Fox News: politics] ObamaCare job loss report turbocharges Twitter; Sen. Roberts asks ‘Were the books cooked?’

12:40 [Telegraph] George Osborne warned 'hugely challenging' public service cuts still to come

12:40 [Telegraph] Weather: storms batter Britain but worse could be yet to come

12:40 [Telegraph] Criminals will pay towards own court case

12:40 [Voice of America] UN Calls on Vatican to Remove Abusive Clergy

12:41 [The Atlantic: National] The Private Probation Problem Is Worse Than Anyone Thought

12:42 [] Word of the day / Shen: A recipe of literal and figurative teeth

12:44 [The Hindu - News] 541 attempts made to infiltrate into J&K in last 2 years: Govt

12:44 [The Hindu - News] Mass evacuation as railway gas tankers explode in Russia

12:45 [Deutsche Welle] UN 'gravely concerned' about Vatican's child abuse record

12:48 [CNN: Money] Government should close income gap: Poll

12:51 [BBC: Technology] Adobe issues emergency Flash fix

12:51 [Reuters] Scathing U.N. report demands Vatican act against child sex abuse

12:51 [Reuters] Google improves antitrust offer, EU says deal in sight

12:51 [Reuters] Protests hurting Ukraine economy: interim PM

12:53 [CNN] Former 'American Idol' star Clay Aiken runs for Congress

12:53 [Guardian] William Roache trial: jury retires to consider verdict

12:53 [Guardian] South African trapped miners rescued from a mile underground

12:53 [Raw Story] 500 dolphins dead in northern Peru

12:54 [The Hindu - News] Bowling a different over

12:55 [CNN: Money] Interest on U.S. debt could quadruple

12:55 [CNN: Money] New Fiat Chrysler faces a rough road

12:56 [Telegraph] Top fund manager: Scotland vote already hurting investors

12:58 [Raw Story] ‘We are witnessing the creation of the French version of the Tea Party’

13:00 [BBC: Technology] Google and EU near anti-trust deal

13:00 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone retail sales suffer biggest drop in over two and a half years

13:00 [Deutsche Welle] French, German business leaders want harmonized EU industrial policy

13:00 [The Hindu - News] A voice from the past

13:01 [Voice of America] ICC Prosecutors Allege Obstruction, Want Delay in Kenyan President's Trial

13:01 [CNN: Money] For Google, a leg up in the artificial intelligence arms race

13:01 [Reuters] 'Time is on our side', says EU in showdown over Ukraine

13:02 [BBC: Also in the news] Tunisian 'Happy' videos strike chord

13:03 [Pravda] Too much of dirty laundry destroys NSA

13:04 [The Hindu - News] Parveen Amanullah meets Bihar CM, refuses to take back resignation

13:04 [CNN] CVS stores to stop selling tobacco

13:04 [CNN] Ocean Sole turns nroken flip-flops into eye-popping animal toys

13:06 [CNN] Ocean Sole turns broken flip-flops into eye-popping animal toys

13:07 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine protesters urge army neutrality

13:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Cruise sued for $1bn over Mission

13:08 [BBC: Entertainment] Roache jury starts deliberations

13:08 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: Shivering 'could cause weight loss'

13:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Clay Aiken Running For Congress In North Carolina

13:09 [Russia Today] Virginia to vote on electric chair as default execution method http://rt.com

13:09 [CNN: Health] Boot camp works off 145 lbs

13:09 [CNN: Health] CVS stores to stop selling cigarettes

13:09 [CNN: Health] 'I am the face of heart disease'

13:09 [CNN: Health] Look past the front of food labels

13:09 [CNN: Health] I have Stiff Person Syndrome

13:09 [CNN: Health] Living with Stiff Person Syndrome: 'I'm a statue for your lawn'

13:09 [CNN: Health] How you can prevent most cancers

13:09 [BBC: Health] AUDIO: Shivering 'could cause weight loss'

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Energy drinks that pack a punch

13:10 [CNET News] The eight things CEO Nadella needs to do to jump-start Microsoft

13:10 [CNET News] Developers: Nadella speaks our language

13:10 [CNN: Money] CVS stores to stop selling tobacco

13:10 [The Independent] Vladimir Putin 'not for gays' protest beer launched by Scottish brewery BrewDog

13:10 [The Independent] Imperial Tobacco names Karen Witts independent non-exec director

13:10 [The Independent] Police investigate after woman rides horse into Tesco for latest controversial 'Neknomination' challenge

13:10 [The Independent] Stephen Hester coup reduces 'chances of a takeover' at RSA

13:10 [The Independent] ICAP revenue down 6% citing 'challenging conditions'

13:10 [The Independent] US regulators slap JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley with £1.14bn in penalties

13:10 [The Independent] Prince's secret London gig, review: The Purple reign continues

13:10 [The Independent] Swatch posts 20% profit rise in 2013 on Tiffany compensation

13:10 [The Independent] Pope Francis warns unemployment can lead to 'suicide' in annual Lent message

13:10 [The Independent] Woody Allen makes defiant first public appearance since Dylan Farrow’s sex assault allegations, as Mia Farrow speaks out

13:12 [] Two female anteaters move to Ramat Gan

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Uproar in Parliament over Dwivedi’s quota suggestion

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Third Front parties come together in parliament

13:19 [BBC: Education] Arsenal top team for Chinese fans

13:20 [Slate Magazine] Elizabeth Kolbert and Gillian Blake

13:20 [CNN: Health] Living with Stiff Person Syndrome

13:20 [The Hindu - News] STING operation

13:21 [Pravda] For most Russians, victory at Olympics is more important than nice show

13:21 [Pravda] Putin named No. 1 politician in World Ranking 2013

13:24 [The Hindu - News] The goal that inspires

13:29 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: 'The guy from ER is really impressive'

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Say it right!

13:33 [The Hindu - News] Lady Gaga – Artpop

13:33 [Guardian] Greece's borrowing costs drop on reports of debt relief plan - business live

13:34 [Russia Today] ​JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley fined $1.8 bln for concealing pre-crisis mortgage risk http://rt.com

13:34 [CNN] Suspected Volgograd bombing mastermind killed, Russian state media say

13:35 [Deutsche Welle] German deployments extended to Afghanistan, Mali

13:35 [NPR] CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

13:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Money Is Pouring Into Super PACs Even Without A Presidential Race

13:37 [The Hindu - News] Good Grief

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Winners speak

13:41 [The Independent] Archive footage shows how London commuters dealt with a Tube strike in 1962

13:41 [The Independent] Sochi 2014: Journalists live tweet the terrible state of media hotels ahead of Olympics

13:41 [The Independent] Bill Roache trial: Jury retires to consider verdict on Coronation Street star sex attack allegations

13:43 [zero hedge] Futures Lower? Blame It On The Snow (And The Carry Trade)

13:43 [zero hedge] CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products At Its 7600 Stores

13:44 [Russia Today] Gas-freight train derailment causes rail havoc in Сentral Russia (VIDEO, PHOTO) http://rt.com

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Post-apocalyptic adventure

13:45 [The Hindu - News] IONS to be open to more members, observers: Navy Chief

13:46 [CNN] Opinion: My mother's addiction comes from pain

13:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] An engineer's opinions

13:47 [Guardian] Malaysian court jails man who raped then married 12-year-old girl

13:48 [CNET News] Google finally satisfies EU over search concerns

13:49 [Russia Today] UN grills Vatican over cleric pedophiles http://rt.com

13:53 [The Hindu - News] The luxury room

13:53 [] Top Secret GCHQ Hacker Team Engaged in Nefarious Web Attacks

13:55 [Fin24 News] Indian company explores mining SA coal

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Stringing together a livelihood

13:57 [The Independent] Over 400 dolphins found dead on northern Peru beaches

13:57 [The Hindu - News] UN denounces Vatican on sex abuse, abortion

13:57 [The Hindu - News] I am... Andappan A., Head gardener-Museum zoo

13:57 [The Hindu - News] Call for a regional naval framework on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief

13:57 [] Israeli security force official, Palestinian hurt in West Bank clashes

13:58 [CNN: Money] Time Warner buying back $5 billion in stock

14:00 [Deutsche Welle] Kabul excludes Washington in new Taliban talks

14:01 [Truthdig] Senator Cites ‘Serious Concerns’ About Allegations Kickbacks Influenced the National Quality Forum

14:03 [Global Voices] Fighting the Poor Instead of Poverty in Angola

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Make a bucket list

14:03 [The Hindu - News] No more goodbyes

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Gandhi family twice denied PM post to Pranab: Modi

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Kathakali goes pop

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Please enlighten me...

14:03 [The Hindu - News] Combing operations to smoke out Naga insurgents launched

14:04 [BBC: Technology] Google Search altered to avoid fine

14:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] How Will Ezra Klein's 'Project X' Add Context to News?

14:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Obama, Senate Democrats Meet As 2014 Elections Loom

14:07 [Disinformation] Big Pharma’s Big Fight: Syngenta Vs. Professor Tyrone Hayes

14:09 [The Hindu - News] Syria misses interim chemical weapons deadline

14:09 [CNN] Sochi 2014: First impressions of Russia's grand Winter Olympics plan

14:10 [CNET News] Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor will cover whole screen, says report

14:11 [The Hindu - News] New-age marriages

14:11 [The Hindu - News] Silence of the typewriters

14:12 [Guardian] Water cannon: Live Q&A with Chief Constable David Shaw |

14:12 [CNN: Money] Google search results changing in Europe

14:12 [] Memo to Jewish groups: You can’t effectively fight BDS if you don’t fight settlements too

14:12 [The Independent] Dave Lee Travis trial: DJ was 'very professional' over naked pictures of musician

14:12 [The Independent] Will Ferrell’s Reddit AMA gatecrashed by Snoop Dogg demanding cowbells

14:12 [The Independent] World Cancer Day in India

14:12 [The Independent] Tube strikes 2014: David Cameron condemns strike

14:13 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: February 5

14:14 [Russia Today] Corruption in EU: ‘Ball in the court of individual member-states’ http://rt.com

14:15 [Telegraph] Boris Johnson apologises for 'pointless' tube strike delays

14:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Law Should Be Repealed, U.N. Panel Advises

14:15 [The Hindu - News] Space for the new

14:15 [The Hindu - News] The Devil is in the detail

14:15 [The Hindu - News] What’s the good word?

14:22 [CNN] Spy planes and 'taxis': An aerial look at U.S. history

14:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] NSA Surveillance Programs Cause Backlash In State Legislatures

14:23 [Raw Story] Disfigured Florida man sets his house on fire after he was scolded for public masturbation

14:23 [The Hindu - News] No technology for old men

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Kuki tribal organisations submit memorandum to PM

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Stopping by history

14:25 [Slate Magazine] Rated ARGGHH!

14:25 [NPR] Reports: 4 Arrests Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

14:25 [Slashdot] DARPA Publishes Tons of Open Source Code, Data

14:26 [The Hindu - News] The artiste as a changemaker

14:26 [The Hindu - News] Texture tales

14:27 [CBC: politics] Election reforms on Wednesdays with Kady, 12 noon ET

14:28 [The Hindu - News] Not safe to be free

14:28 [The Independent] UN demands Vatican 'removes' all known or suspected paedophiles in scathing report accusing Holy See of 'adopting policies' that allowed sexual abuse

14:28 [The Independent] Armed thieves rob patients at Rio de Janeiro hospital

14:28 [The Independent] Tube strike: In praise of Bob Crow, Britain’s trade union pantomime villain

14:28 [zero hedge] Abenomics Disaster: Japan Regular Wages Fall For 19 Consecutive Months; Real Wages Drop To 16 Year Low

14:29 [Fin24 News] SA hard sell at its own mining bash

14:34 [CNN: Travel] Area 51 spy jet and other aviation tales

14:34 [CNN: Travel] 10 Winter Olympic wonderlands

14:35 [Slate Magazine] Low-Income Students Don’t Have to Get Into Harvard

14:35 [Reuters: politics] New York mayor to skip St. Patrick's parade over gay group exclusion

14:35 [Reuters: politics] 'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken to run for Congress in North Carolina

14:36 [Truthdig] Broken Democracy: Republicans Poised to Take Senate, Americans Reject Their Platform

14:37 [CNET News] Jelly Bean spills onto 60 percent of Android devices

14:39 [Reuters] Business trip to Iran 'not helpful', Kerry tells France

14:39 [] Sargsyan: Armenia Joining Europe Was Never in the Cards

14:40 [CNN] New York Fashion Week Fall 2014: What to expect

14:42 [The Hindu - News] It takes many to tango

14:43 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sandra Fluke Running For State Senate In California

14:43 [Voice of America] Ron Corben: Thai Economy Faces Slower Growth, Uncertainties Amid Political Turmoil

14:45 [The Independent] Slovenia paralysed by thick ice

14:46 [CNN: Health] Did 'Biggest Loser' winner go too far?

14:47 [Voice of America] Bombings in Baghdad

14:48 [Guardian] Western leaders stay away from Sochi Winter Olympics

14:48 [CNN: Entertainment] Kristin Scott Thomas and others who threaten to retire

14:48 [Raw Story] Scotland passes same-sex marriage bill

14:48 [Raw Story] Pussy Riot mocks Putin on Colbert: ‘We don’t want a shirtless man on a horse leading us’

14:48 [Raw Story] Fraud scandal: U.S. Army recruiters allegedly received $29 million in illegal kickbacks

14:48 [Raw Story] Turkey lawmakers to debate ‘Orwellian’ cyber-censorship and Internet surveillance bill

14:48 [] Not Waiting for Feds, 'Fight Back' Against Surveillance Goes Local, Global /sites/

14:48 [] CIA Chief Pressed to Support Annual Account of Drone Casualties

14:49 [] The Year of Iran: Tehran’s Challenge to American Hegemony in 2014

14:49 [Russia Today] Sochi Olympic debt ‘manageable’ - Fitch http://rt.com

14:52 [Pravda] The empty rebellion of Pussy Riot

14:52 [The Hindu - News] Rock is on a roll

14:52 [CNN] Kick out those guilty of child sex abuse, U.N. panel tells Vatican

14:56 [CNET News] iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 among devices set for Apple-Samsung trial

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Armed with a camera

14:56 [BBC: Health] US store chain to halt tobacco sales

14:56 [CNN: Health] Stiff Person Syndrome: 'I'm a statue for your lawn'

14:57 [Slashdot] Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS

14:57 [CNN: Money] Stormy weather weighs on job growth

14:58 [zero hedge] ADP Plunges In January To 175K; Biggest Miss Since August; December Revised Lower: "Cold, Storms" Blamed

14:58 [zero hedge] ADP Reaction - Bonds & Bullion Surge As Dead-Cat-Bounce Stock Bulls Purge

14:58 [Guardian] US limits Pakistan drone strikes amid political battle over military moves

14:58 [Raw Story] In U.S., ‘natural’ food may be anything but

14:58 [Raw Story] Pope Francis’s Latin-language Twitter account a surprising success

14:59 [CNN] UN report slams Vatican over child sex abuse response

15:00 [The Hindu - News] Make the connection

15:00 [The Hindu - News] Antony defends Gandhi family in VVIP chopper deal

15:00 [NPR] Employers Added 175,000 Jobs Last Month, Survey Signals

15:02 [msnbc: politics] White House Says US Has Not Curbed Drone Policy in Pakistan

15:02 [] Israel issues 558 permits for East Jerusalem housing

15:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Puerto Rico To Announce Balanced Budget Plan

15:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Feds Ready To Make It Easier For Workers To Unionize

15:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Marijuana Decriminalization Advances In Washington, D.C.

15:03 [Raw Story] Hamburgers increasingly popular in France: study

15:03 [Raw Story] Google’s mystery barge in San Francisco may be homeless

15:03 [Raw Story] Japan broadcaster manager praises ritual suicide of right-wing politician

15:04 [Russia Today] Iranian FM facing parliamentary grilling over Holocaust remarks and Israel’s recognition http://rt.com

15:05 [Deutsche Welle] Deal likely as Google makes concessions in search engine row with EU

15:05 [AL JAZEERA] UN condemns Vatican child abuse cover-up

15:07 [Voice of America] UN Calls on Vatican to Remove Abusive Clergy

15:10 [The Hindu - News] BJP terms efforts to forge Third Front ‘futile exercise’

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Warmth for the cool

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Congress, Centre say they subscribe to existing quota policy

15:11 [Truthdig] As the Media Gets Bored With Obamacare, Is the Public Starting to Get on Board?

15:11 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Four arrested' in Hoffman enquiry

15:12 [The Hindu - News] That taste of tears

15:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Do the Math: Obamacare Won't Change the Number of Uninsured

15:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jon Stewart Thinks O'Reilly's Obama Interview Is The Perfect Example Of Fox's Dishonesty

15:13 [HuffingtonPost: politics] From Shadows To Citizenship: Room For Debate

15:13 [BBC: Also in the news] 'Cashmere' clothes found to contain rat

15:13 [Raw Story] Twitter faces critical earnings test

15:13 [Raw Story] Police arrest four in connection with death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

15:15 [CNET News] Name your own price for a Sid Meier game bundle

15:17 [The Independent] French 'jewellery thief' caught by police after stealing a kiss from victim

15:17 [The Independent] UK service growth slows in January, but still strong at 58.3

15:17 [The Independent] Where are all the women Cameron?

15:17 [CNN] Pimp my fish tank: This is the eerie, beautiful world of aquascaping

15:17 [zero hedge] The Federal Reserve's Nuclear Option: A One-Way Street to Oblivion

15:17 [] Three settlers first to be charged in 'unprovoked' price tag attack

15:17 [Fin24 News] We cannot be on strike forever - Amcu

15:17 [Fin24 News] Sanral resolving e-toll billing mistakes

15:18 [Reuters] Four bombs hit central Baghdad, killing 23

15:18 [Red Pepper] Brighton & Hove’s council tax referendum: the pros and cons

15:18 [msnbc: politics] A New Report Highlights the Need for Reform as Population Ages

15:18 [msnbc: politics] White House Says U.S. Has Not Curbed Drone Policy in Pakistan

15:18 [Raw Story] Legal experts gobsmacked after British judge orders Mormon leader to prove faith’s origins

15:18 [Raw Story] I’m supporting Russia, says Sochi native and tennis legend Maria Sharapova

15:18 [Raw Story] ‘Japan’s Beethoven’ Mamoru Samuragochi confesses to using ghost composers

15:18 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned over Telangana, Tania murder issue

15:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Invisible Americans

15:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ahmad Wali Massoud: "Those who look to the past cannot plan our future"

15:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The GOP's Suicide Pact On Immigration

15:21 [CNET News] HTC One successor may sport two rear cameras

15:22 [Reuters: politics] U.S. says Sri Lanka refuses visa for official after war crime accusations

15:23 [Amnesty International] Sochi Olympics countdown sees Russia jailing second prisoner of conscience this week

15:23 [Raw Story] Indonesia maid ‘tortured’ in Hong Kong weeps on leaving hospital

15:24 [Financial Times] Victory for French online taxi operators

15:25 [Deutsche Welle] Moody's: Sochi Games unlikely to boost Russian economy long-term

15:25 [Deutsche Welle] Southern Thais vow to keep up anti-government fight

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Waste effort

15:26 [The Hindu - News] CCEA approves CAD plan for women’s safety

15:26 [The Hindu - News] Real heroes

15:28 [Guardian] IFS: more than half of George Osborne's planned cuts still to bite

15:28 [Raw Story] Singer Clay Aiken takes aim at Tea Party Rep in campaign announcement video

15:29 [Voice of America] Gay Rights Demonstrators Plan Olympics Rallies

15:30 [Slate Magazine] Spend Less, Win More

15:30 [NPR] Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future

15:32 [The Independent] Tube strike 2014: Are lives are risk from ‘lethal overcrowding’ as industrial action hits London’s underground services?

15:32 [The Independent] Letter reportedly written by Wendi Deng, Rupert Murdoch's former wife, praises Tony Blair’s ‘good body’, ‘nice legs’ and ‘butt’

15:32 [The Independent] North Korea rips off Apple's Mac OS X in a revamp to its home-brewed operating system

15:32 [] Chemical weapons deal strengthened Assad, says U.S. intelligence chief

15:33 [Telegraph] Report makes legal case for war crimes charges against Sri Lanka

15:33 [Telegraph] Insects to be made into '3D food'

15:35 [msnbc: politics] First Read's morning clips

15:36 [CBC: politics] Widely expected 'do-nothing' budget could worsen economy: think-tank

15:37 [The Hindu - News] Factory machine blast kills one, injures two near Agartala

15:38 [CNN] Shaun White withdraws from slopestyle at Sochi Games

15:40 [Slate Magazine] A Long Account of Calamities

15:40 [Slate Magazine] Science vs. Fiction

15:43 [Slashdot] Wozniak Gets Personal On Innovation

15:45 [CNN: Crime] Punish judge for short rape sentence?

15:45 [CNN: Crime] Police captain disappears

15:45 [Deutsche Welle] Israel approves 558 new settlement homes in East Jerusalem

15:45 [Deutsche Welle] US stands to profit from plucky Germany

15:47 [zero hedge] About That 0.397994999 Service Worker: Why Does ADP Goalseek Their "Data"?

15:47 [The Independent] OUTLOOK: Sometimes, age does matter

15:48 [Guardian] US warns France against business with Iran after trade trip to Tehran

15:48 [Raw Story] UN report condemns Vatican over the systemic sex abuse of tens of thousands of children

15:48 [Raw Story] Use of aerial drones spreading to other countries and private companies as cost falls

15:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] A Lot Of Media Outlets Botched The CBO's Obamacare Report

15:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Senate Republicans May Hold The Keys To Debt Ceiling Fight

15:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christie Changes His Story, Again

15:51 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Saving the Tiny Island of Petite Martinique

15:51 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Carbon-Neutral Costa Rica: A Climate Change Mirage?

15:51 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Ugandan Traffic App to Tackle Corruption

15:53 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

15:55 [CNN] Nine trapped in South African gold mine after fire

15:57 [The Hindu - News] They mean business

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Sushma meets Pranab, conveys objection to P.P. Rao’s nomination

15:58 [Raw Story] Lunch lady threatens to ‘shoot up’ Mass. school with AK-47 in cookie quarrel

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Melinda Gates On Why The Idea Of Too Many People In The World Isn't The Problem We Think It Is

15:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Toward a Transatlantic Energy Alliance? Liberalization of Energy Trade in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

16:02 [CNN: Money] Conn. governor seeks $10.10 minimum wage

16:02 [CNN: Money] 5 things to know about umbrella insurance

16:02 [CNN: Living] 'White' student integrated Ole Miss

16:02 [CNN: Living] What it feels like to be autistic

16:02 [Disinformation] “Epidemic Of Sleep” Reported In Village In Kazakhstan

16:03 [The Independent] IFS warns only 40% of Osborne's cuts have been delivered and there is more to come as nation faces huge 'challenges'

16:03 [The Independent] Your memory rewrites the past and edits it with new experiences, study finds

16:03 [The Independent] Benedict Cumberbatch and Sherlock stars reveal gay club scene was cut from series three

16:04 [CNET News] Google set to bring on ad exec for top YouTube role, report says

16:04 [Russia Today] Courage and transparency: Why Snowden and Manning deserve the Nobel Peace Prize http://rt.com

16:05 [Voice of America] Anita Powell: Africa’s Megacities a Major Draw for Young Up-and-Comers

16:05 [Telegraph] PMQs sketch: No women, no cry

16:06 [CNN] Sochi 2014: 'Mexican 'prince' ready hit slopes in Mariachi suit

16:08 [Guardian] Man charged with murdering Northern Ireland prison officer David Black

16:09 [CNN] U.S. pair Matthew, Grace Huang deny murder of adopted child in Qatar

16:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] 4 Reasons Not to Threaten Friendships Because of Political Differences

16:09 [Russia Today] Security pact snag: ‘Afghan government can’t afford to let the US lead the scene’ http://rt.com

16:10 [CNET News] Xbox One updates to improve Kinect, multiplayer features

16:10 [CNET News] Learn to exercise like an astronaut

16:10 [NPR] Millions Warned To Stay Off Roads As Latest Storm Spreads

16:12 [Guardian] Syria children maimed and tortured by Assad forces, says UN report

16:13 [Fox News: politics] Rubio makes case for ObamaCare bailout blockade

16:13 [Slashdot] Adobe Flash Remote Code Execution Flaw Exploited In the Wild

16:14 [zero hedge] Death of the Dollar

16:14 [zero hedge] The $VIX Report: The Trend in Price is Down But Look for the Bounce

16:14 [zero hedge] BNP Warns "The Run On Ukrainian Deposits May Have Already Started"

16:15 [Voice of America] Reuters: South Africa a Hard Sell at Mining Bash

16:15 [The Hindu - News] BJP trains its guns on Third Front

16:17 [The Hindu - News] Visa on arrival facility to be extended to travellers to India from 180 countries

16:18 [Fin24 News] Toyota bets on SA with R1bn investment

16:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Measures Needed to Stop 'Patent Troll' Abuse

16:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Can the Christie Bridge Scandal Damage Democracy?

16:18 [CNN: Money] Microsoft's new CEO will make a fortune

16:18 [CNN: Money] Stocks get snowed under again

16:18 [CNN: Money] Two Silicon Valley investors venture out on their own

16:19 [Guardian] Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of running country like old boys' network

16:19 [Guardian] Google offers further search result concessions in EU anti-trust case

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Culture counter

16:19 [The Hindu - News] VVIP chopper deal: Middleman told prosecutors FAM referred to Tyagi brothers, says Antony

16:21 [CNN] Area 51 spy plane and other aviation tales

16:21 [Voice of America] Big US Drugstore Chain to End Tobacco Sales

16:21 [The Hindu - News] Boy charred to death in Ukhrul

16:21 [The Hindu - News] A spot of love

16:21 [The Hindu - News] Putin defends Sochi Olympics

16:22 [BBC: Education] VIDEO: Education secretary told to write lines

16:22 [CNN: Travel] Northeast getting blasted with snow

16:23 [CNN: Living] What you'll wear come fall

16:23 [Red Pepper] Ukraine: another complex revolution

16:23 [The Hindu - News] In love with the process

16:24 [Fox News: politics] Feds to spend up to $95,000 to teach Haitian prisoners to make own uniforms

16:24 [Reuters: politics] White House says still not considering Puerto Rico bailout

16:25 [Slate Magazine] Obamacare Is No Job Killer

16:26 [The Hindu - News] Process starts for election of new Nepal PM

16:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bipartisan Support to Cut Food Assistance

16:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Are we there yet? Going the distance for the Family and Medical Leave Act

16:27 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for February 5, 2014

16:27 [] Democracy Now!: "An Olympic Snowden": U.S. Athlete on Being Turned Into a "Spokesperson for Verizon" at 2006 Games

16:27 [] Democracy Now!: "Celebration Capitalism & the Olympics": Global Protests Mark Opening of Sochi Games

16:28 [The Hindu - News] India should accept Kashmiris’ right to self determination: Nawaz

16:28 [The Hindu - News] Myth and meaning

16:28 [CNN] David Beckham confirms Miami franchise in MLS

16:28 [zero hedge] ISM Services, Immune To Snow And Cold, Beat Expectations

16:29 [Guardian] Sochi Winter Olympics: who is going to the opening ceremony?

16:29 [World Policy Institute] Economic Empowerment in the West Bank

16:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] America Gets Distracted: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:29 [The Atlantic: Politics] Official: The NSA 'Probably' Collects Data on Congress's Phone Calls

16:30 [Topix Activism News] 3 residents of Gilad Farm outpost arrested, charged in price tag attacks

16:31 [BBC: Also in the news] Indians bin official over rubbish

16:33 [Raw Story] Army vet whose GPS accidentally led him to Canadian border charged with gun smuggling

16:34 [The Independent] Michael Gove's flagship free schools programme does not deliver 'parent power' as intended, MPs hear

16:34 [The Independent] Ukip 'suspends former chairman for 100 years' after he complained about a fellow member to a Sunday newspaper

16:34 [The Independent] Selena Gomez spent two weeks in rehab, reps confirm: 'But not for drug abuse'

16:34 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 5, 2014 /files/0205-630.jpg

16:35 [Slate Magazine] Are Bitcoins Making Money Laundering Easier?

16:36 [Telegraph] Weather: flood-hit homes on Somerset Levels evacuated by police

16:36 [msnbc: politics] Sandra Fluke Announces Run for California State Senate

16:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Then-And-Now Photos Will Completely Change How You See These Iconic Black History Locations

16:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dr. Vivek Murthy Should Be Our Next Surgeon General

16:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pussy Riot Blasts Putin's Anti-Gay Laws On 'The Colbert Report'

16:37 [Voice of America] Syria Misses Another Chemical Weapon Deadline

16:37 [Voice of America] Protests in Bangkok

16:37 [] Croatia investigating 90-year-old suspected Nazi

16:38 [Fox News: politics] EPA bosses dragged feet on concerns over fraudster employee’s bonuses, documents show

16:38 [Reuters] Syria misses chemical weapons handover deadline

16:39 [Financial Times] German school leavers spurn apprenticeships

16:40 [BBC: Entertainment] Dave Lee Travis 'very professional'

16:40 [Deutsche Welle] India's political parties embrace social media

16:40 [Deutsche Welle] Panama Canal expansion talks collapse over unresolved funding issues

16:41 [Guardian] Royal Mail staff win 'groundbreaking' deal on jobs, pensions and practices

16:42 [BBC: Also in the news] The comforting tone of the hourly radio pips

16:42 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Celebrity politicians

16:43 [Raw Story] Shorter Ken Ham Supporters: Magnets, How Do They Work?

16:43 [Raw Story] Creationist denies Bill Nye’s joy in scientific discovery because Hitler ate Jews for lunch

16:44 [Reuters] Google avoids fine with EU antitrust deal

16:44 [Russia Today] Black market site Silk Road founder charged http://rt.com

16:48 [CNN: Money] Tobacco won't be sold at CVS

16:48 [Foreign Policy in Focus] How Will the Gulf Cooperation Council React to a U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal?

16:49 [Global Voices] Youth Orchestra ‘Jafraa’ a Bright Spot in War-Torn Syria

16:49 [Fox News] SLAMMED AGAINSnow, ice pounds Northeast, Midwest, paralyzing air travel /i/redes/icon-video.gif

16:49 [CNET News] The 404 Throwback: Episode 147 from 7/23/08

16:49 [CNET News] Audioengine's mighty midget digital converter/headphone amplifier does the job

16:49 [Reuters] Talks break down in Panama Canal contract dispute

16:50 [Slate Magazine] Pluto Wins

16:51 [Guardian] Britain's military power is waning, thinktank warns David Cameron

16:51 [Guardian] British girl leads Guardian campaign to end female genital mutilation

16:51 [Big Think] Adlai Stevenson on Redemption and Forgiveness

16:52 [Telegraph] Eric Pickles: I would have capped council tax rises at 1 per cent

16:53 [CNN: Politics] U.S. sets up 'climate hubs' to help farmers

16:53 [CNET News] Apple hires 'expert on sleep research' for iWatch -- report

16:55 [Deutsche Welle] Schoolchildren injured in Libya playground bombing

16:55 [Voice of America] New Atrocities Highlight Muslim, Christian Tensions in the CAR

16:58 [zero hedge] Citi, Goldman FX Heads Leaving In "Entirely Unrelated To FX Probe" Departures

16:58 [zero hedge] Stocks Collapse To Fresh 2014 Lows

16:58 [zero hedge] Good [Bad] News Is Again Bad [Good]

16:59 [CNET News] Apple to defend itself against $2 billion patent infringement suit

17:00 [Slashdot] Gnome 3.12 Delayed To Sync With Wayland Release

17:01 [Truthdig] The Verdict Is In: Only Four Emotions Exist

17:02 [CNN: Money] Busting a credit card hacker

17:02 [CNN: Politics] CVS stores to stop selling tobacco

17:02 [Disinformation] Sniper Attack On America’s Power Grid

17:05 [The Independent] UKIP leader Nigel Farage rejects Muslim charter

17:05 [The Independent] Tube strike 2014: How far could you have flown during your commute?

17:05 [The Independent] Six-year-old schoolboy suspended for having Mini Cheddars in his lunchbox has now been expelled

17:05 [Deutsche Welle] Multiple bombings in central Baghdad

17:06 [BBC: Technology] GCHQ 'attacked Anonymous' hackers

17:06 [Fin24 News] Coke ad sparks online uproar

17:07 [CNN: Health] Naloxone: Could it have saved Hoffman?

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Scott Brown Rents Out Email List To Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theorist

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Perdue Portrays GOP Primary Opponents As Crying Babies In Campaign Ad

17:07 [Voice of America] Big US Drugstore Chain to End Tobacco Sales

17:08 [] Uproar over party at Russian Holocaust memorial synagogue

17:09 [CNN: Politics] CVS to stop selling tobacco

17:09 [CNN: Politics] W.H. sets up 'climate hubs'

17:09 [CNN: Politics] Crosfire: A GOP civil war?

17:11 [The Atlantic: National] Why Young Sexual Assault Victims Tell Incoherent Stories

17:11 [Voice of America] Bombs Kill More Than 30 in Baghdad

17:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] How Many More Tragedies Does It Take Before We Stop Turning Our Backs on Mental Illness?

17:15 [Russia Today] Killer robot flight: Video of UK’s autonomous drone released http://rt.com

17:15 [The Onion] Military Drone Takes Advantage Of GI Bill Education Benefits

17:15 [The Onion] American Voices: Sochi The Most Expensive Winter Olympics Ever

17:15 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest “Oh My God, It’s Rosanne Cash!” Edition

17:16 [Reuters: politics] Four U.S. members of Congress ask North Korea to release Kenneth Bae

17:16 [The Hindu - News] Strike brings London Underground to a halt

17:18 [Fox News] RED FLAGS IGNORED?EPA knew of fraudster's $1M in bogus bonuses, docs say

17:18 [Fox News: politics] Budget office chief: ObamaCare creates ‘disincentive’ to work

17:18 [CNN: Money] Twitter has a lot to prove

17:18 [Raw Story] Drugstore chain CVS to sacrifice $2 billion by banning cigarette, tobacco sales

17:18 [Raw Story] ‘Shy’ male sues Women’s Studies teacher for failing him after he refused to attend class

17:19 [Fox News] CVS says it will stop selling tobacco products

17:19 [Fox News] Big banks, retail execs point fingers after data breach

17:19 [Fox News] Feds to spend up to $95,000 to teach Haitian prisoners to make own uniforms

17:19 [Fox News] Hotel horrors as Russians scramble ahead of Games- US official: 'Number of specific threats' at Sochi- SOCHI OLYMPICS COVERAGE

17:19 [Fox News] STARNES: Administrators reverse ban on American celebration at Colorado high school

17:19 [Fox News] EU antitrust body lauds Google for offering new concessions in milestone toward settlement

17:19 [Fox News] Gates, Panetta join effort to get CIA forerunners Congressional Gold Medal

17:19 [Fox News] Clay Aiken announces run for Congress in NC

17:19 [Fox News] ObamaCare expected to lead to loss of 2.5M jobs, report says- ObamaCare job loss report turbocharges Twitter

17:19 [Fox News] Private sector adds 175,000 jobs in January

17:19 [Fox News] Cops: Naked Fla. man shot after biting victim on face

17:21 [CBC: politics] Military procurement changes focus on economic benefits, exports

17:21 [The Independent] Lay's 'do us a flavor' contest produces some creative entries

17:21 [Big Think] Can Asians think? Yes, and no

17:21 [Spiegel] Crying�Wolf: Saxon Hunters Say Predators�a Danger

17:21 [CNET News] Aereo's Atlanta capacity runs out on heels of NY sellout

17:22 [CBC: politics] Election reform bill gets an 'A minus' from ex-election chief

17:22 [Telegraph] Businessman buttered up Spain's government with cigars, TVs and safari trip freebies

17:22 [CNN: Health] Could drug have saved Hoffman?

17:23 [The Hindu - News] New Indian Ocean exercise shows reach of China's Navy

17:23 [] Jerusalem court charges 4 Palestinians in planned wedding hall attack

17:23 [CNN: Crime] Man kept girl as sex slave

17:23 [CNN: Crime] She stops to help wreck, gets car stolen

17:23 [CNN: Crime] Deck of cards may help solve crimes

17:23 [Pravda] Influenza A (H7N9) - Danger of a pandemic?

17:24 [Global Voices] British Mother Yells at Syrian Officials: “Why Did You Kill My Son?”

17:24 [CNN] No relief: More snow, cold for Midwest, Northeast

17:24 [] Putin Reportedly Concerned About Lingering U.S. Presence In Kyrgyzstan

17:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Wednesday, 2/5

17:26 [HuffingtonPost: politics] President Obama's Thoughtless Comment

17:27 [The Progressive] Why Are We Paying for an Illegal Spy Program That Doesn't Work?

17:28 [Financial Times] Tunisia battles to contain unemployment

17:28 [zero hedge] The Next Steps For The EM Crisis (In 4 Charts)

17:28 [zero hedge] Debunking the Latest Rounds of Bitcoin Myths

17:28 [zero hedge] What The Government Spent Money On Last Quarter

17:29 [Global Voices] Apply for Development Reporting Grants

17:29 [Global Voices] Do You Have What it Takes to be a Mexican Newspaper Editor?

17:29 [Global Voices] Podcast: Taiwan

17:29 [Global Voices] Photos: Wedding Photo Shoots in China

17:29 [Global Voices] China Reports That Snowden Claims Aliens Control America

17:29 [Global Voices] Top 10 Chinatowns in the World

17:29 [Global Voices] Data Journalism Awards Calling for Entries

17:29 [Global Voices] Fighting the Poor Instead of Poverty in Angola

17:29 [Global Voices] Youth Orchestra ‘Jafraa’ a Bright Spot in War-Torn Syria

17:29 [Global Voices] British Mother Yells at Syrian Officials: “Why Did You Kill My Son?”

17:29 [Global Voices] 8 Irrresistable Food Blogs From Sub-Saharan Africa

17:30 [Mother Jones] Why Bill Nye Won The Creationism Debate Last Night

17:30 [Mother Jones] How Did the Media Blow it so Bad on Yesterday's CBO Report? /files/blog_cbo_budget_outlook_february_2014.jpg

17:30 [CBC: politics] Tom Mulcair to discuss budget wishlist, ATM fees

17:30 [CNN: Politics] 'Crossfire': A GOP civil war?

17:30 [Deutsche Welle] Germany plans to increase support for reconciliation in Mali

17:31 [Guardian] Nigel Farage distances himself from MEP over 'Muslim code of conduct'

17:31 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Utah District Hears Why School Lunches Were Taken

17:32 [Voice of America] Joe DeCapua: Slowdown Reported on Indigenous Rights

17:32 [Voice of America] Images from Syria

17:33 [BBC: Also in the news] Toddlers take up extreme sports

17:35 [msnbc: politics] David Gregory Debunks State of the Union Myths

17:36 [Truthdig] Executive Vault

17:36 [Truthdig] No Free Lunch

17:36 [Truthdig] The Snake Handler

17:36 [Truthdig] Coke Commercial

17:37 [OpEdNews] Who's Harming Marriage? Gays ... Or Southern Baptists? Another Christian Right Meme Bites The Dust.

17:37 [OpEdNews] Movie producers unleash a demon baby on NYC

17:38 [] Snow storm disrupts U.S. air travel for third day

17:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Why Widening Inequality Is Hobbling Equal Opportunity

17:41 [CNN: Money] Bill Gross on credit, bacon and marijuana

17:41 [CNN: Money] Finding your Zen at work: Rethink full-time

17:41 [Big Think] Will Our Kids Be Better Off Than We Are?

17:41 [Spiegel] Dual Citizenship: Merkel Government�Ponders Who Is a German

17:42 [Voice of America] Work on Panama Canal Expansion Stops

17:42 [OpEdNews] The Super Bowl: Bread and Circuses for a Rotting America

17:42 [OpEdNews] Remarks by Farid A. Khavari, candidate for Florida Governor 2014 to the Clean Water Rally, Ft. Myers, FL

17:43 [Reuters] Panama Canal expansion in doubt as cost row halts work

17:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Internet Gambling Bills Weighed In 10 States

17:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Okay, NRA, What's Next? What Am I Missing Here?

17:45 [CNN: Money] Bill Gross on credit, bacon -- and marijuana

17:47 [Slashdot] Should Nuclear and Renewable Energy Supporters Stop Fighting?

17:48 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: 'Top secret' drone footage revealed

17:48 [Raw Story] Thin-skinned Bill O’Reilly goes on epic rant over criticism of his Obama interview

17:49 [Fox News] RED FLAGS IGNORED?EPA knew of fraudster's bogus bonuses, docs say

17:49 [Fox News] WRONG ON 'RIGHTS'?Vatican blasts back at UN report on sex abuse

17:49 [Fox News] SPEED TRAP WARNING Federal judge rules drivers can flash lights at others

17:49 [The Hindu - News] Murthy faces Senate hearing for Surgeon General role

17:52 [OpEdNews] Bum Rap for the Rapa Nui

17:52 [OpEdNews] Open Letter to Barack Obama: a Call to End the Disastrous Nuclear Era

17:52 [OpEdNews] Cornering a Brave Palestinian Man of Peace

17:52 [OpEdNews] Subterfuge: FDA---s Phase-Out of Antibiotics for Animal-Growth Purposes Ineffective --- Will Disadvantage Small Farmers

17:52 [The Independent] Investigation into so-called 'superhead' teacher praised by Michael Gove uncovers concerns over his schools' financial affairs

17:52 [The Independent] YouTuber makes video celebrating getting one like, internet responds with over 40,000

17:52 [The Independent] Liz Hurley denies year-long affair with Bill Clinton after sensational US media reports

17:52 [The Independent] Tube strikes 2014: ‘Sleeping’ London Underground worker left one commuter ‘mad’ – but photo was actually taken before start of walkout

17:53 [CNN: Crime] California couple denies starving daughter to death

17:53 [CNN: Crime] Martin Luther King Jr.'s kids in court battle

17:55 [Russia Today] Russia surpasses UK as third biggest defense spender – report http://rt.com

17:56 [Voice of America] Gay Rights Demonstrators Organize Olympic Rallies

17:57 [OpEdNews] The Anti-Latell Report (IV): Mirabal Self-Incrimination

17:57 [OpEdNews] "HTTPS Everywhere" More secure browsing courtesy of the EFF and Tor

17:57 [OpEdNews] The U.S. must apologise to the Iraqi People

17:57 [The Progressive] This Republican Congressman Wants to Criminalize Paying Journalists

17:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] 9 'Facts' About History You Thought Were True, But Definitely Aren't

17:58 [BBC: Entertainment] Steve Coogan meets Pope Francis

17:58 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Guantanamo band' seeks pay from US

17:59 [Global Voices] Surname Change As “National Duty” in Tajikistan

17:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Billie Jean King Won't Attend Sochi Opening Ceremony Due To Mother's Illness

17:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jesse Ventura: I'm 'Off The Grid.. So That The Drones Can't Find Me'

18:00 [BBC: Entertainment] 'Four arrested' in Hoffman inquiry

18:00 [Russia Today] LAPD cops at fault for shooting innocent women during Dorner manhunt http://rt.com

18:01 [Fin24 News] SA stocks end flat, African Bank plunges

18:02 [OpEdNews] Conservatives are Trying to Rewrite History, Part 2

18:02 [Disinformation] How Big Pharma is Killing Cancer Patients

18:04 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: The Fun of Forty-Something

18:04 [AL JAZEERA] First major US drugstore drops cigarettes

18:05 [Russia Today] CVS to stop selling tobacco products, set to lose $2 bln http://rt.com

18:05 [Mother Jones] The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document at Their Last Donor Conference—Read it Here

18:06 [Reuters: politics] Four U.S. congressmen urge North Korea to free missionary Bae

18:07 [Fin24 News] Rate hike puts pressure on construction

18:08 [] Court indicts Jerusalem man for rape of American tourist

18:08 [] Israel anti-boycott bill pulled ahead of N.Y. Assembly vote

18:08 [CBC: politics] Elections reform bill's cap on estate donations may hit NDP

18:08 [CNN] Iraq: Deadly car and suicide bombings rock Baghdad

18:08 [CNN] Murder trial to begin after man shoots teen following loud music spat

18:08 [CNN] The maddening pull of 'Flappy Bird'

18:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Joseph musical to be made into movie

18:09 [This Magazine] WTF Wednesday: Casual rape references on campus

18:09 [] 'Drawing Down the Bank': California Drains Key Groundwater Reserves /sites/

18:09 [] Hundreds More Israeli Settlement Properties Announced in Midst of 'Peace Process' /sites/

18:09 [] NSA Spied on German Ex-Chancellor Over Iraq War Opposition

18:09 [The Hindu - News] New evidence released in Union Carbide case

18:10 [CBC: politics] Tom Mulcair wary of election reforms proposed by 'serial cheaters'

18:10 [CNET News] A closer look at the Microsoft insiders who didn't get the job

18:10 [CNET News] Kik sticks a browser in its messaging app

18:11 [CNN: Money] How Josh James landed $125 million in funding from his hospital bed

18:11 [Reuters] Panama Canal expansion plan in doubt as cost row halts work

18:11 [Guardian] European parliament votes for stronger climate targets

18:12 [CNN] Relatives take sides in Woody Allen-Dylan Farrow case

18:14 [Global Voices] North Korea Rips Off Mac OS X

18:14 [zero hedge] How The Rest Of The World Sells Its Government Bonds

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Billie Jean King Won't Attend Sochi Opening Ceremony Due To Mother's Health

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Promise and Pitfalls of the House Republican Standards for Immigration Reform

18:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Assault On California Power Station Raises Alarm On Potential For Terrorism

18:15 [CNN: Crime] Cop who killed teen indicted

18:16 [The Hindu - News] Hyderabad Public School revels in Nadella’s elevation

18:17 [OpEdNews] Corpus Separatum Jerusalem and the middle-east peace process

18:17 [OpEdNews] Tim For a Study of the US Mass Media's Bias on Foreign Policy?

18:17 [Fox News] Sense of 'doom' drove Leno?

18:17 [Slashdot] Google and EU Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Case

18:18 [The Hindu - News] Nalsar dissociates itself from Disability Rights Bill

18:18 [BBC: Also in the news] Band seeks Guantanamo 'royalties'

18:18 [Reuters: politics] Many U.S. companies lax with data security: Illinois Atty General

18:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The River Has Never Divided Us

18:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Koch Brothers Left A Confidential Document At Their Last Donor Conference -- Read It Here

18:18 [CNN: Money] Lose weight with an app and a webcam

18:18 [CNN: Money] Interest on U.S. debt to quadruple

18:18 [Raw Story] Oregon Dem destroys top drug official who can’t say if weed’s less addictive than meth

18:19 [msnbc: politics] Republicans Mull Path Forward on Debt Limit

18:19 [] Azerbaijan: Suicide Brings LGBT Community Out of the Closet

18:20 [Russia Today] Russian lawmaker wants his ‘secret’ share of Rosneft, sues for $2bn in NYC http://rt.com

18:21 [Truthdig] Stephen Colbert Joins Pussy Riot to Send Vladimir Putin a Message

18:21 [CNET News] City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

18:22 [CBC: politics] Liberal MP Irwin Cotler not running in next election

18:23 [The Independent] Jurors face two-year jail sentence for researching cases on the internet

18:23 [The Independent] Moses Farrow defends Woody Allen: ‘He did not sexually abuse my sister’

18:23 [The Independent] Monkey business: Rising interest in exotic pets sees primate ownership in England and Wales soar to over 9,000

18:23 [The Independent] Andy McSmith's diary: Douglas Carswell, Shami Chakrabati's childhood and another Ukip Walter Mitty?

18:23 [The Independent] South Korean church leader who set up ‘drop box’ to adopt unwanted babies sees trailer for documentary about his work become internet sensation

18:23 [The Independent] A&E departments under pressure from malnourished patients, Labour claims

18:24 [The Hindu - News] ‘Public interest the only justification for use of surveillance as news source’

18:24 [Telegraph] Britain's military power sliding warns think tank

18:24 [Telegraph] Woody Allen's son sides with father over sex abuse claim

18:24 [Telegraph] 'Ray Charles effect': temporary blindness helps hearing, study finds

18:24 [Telegraph] US warns France over its trade mission to sanctioned Iran

18:24 [Telegraph] Prince Charles gets his nose tweaked by toddler

18:24 [CNN: Crime] Cards may help solve crimes

18:24 [CNN: Crime] Prison time for actor's dealer?

18:24 [CNN: Crime] 'Loud music' murder trial begins

18:25 [Fin24 News] Harmony fire: Numsa wants answers

18:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] And Just Like That, Facebook Became the Most Important Entity in Web Journalism

18:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] Snipers Coordinated an Attack on the Power Grid, but Why?

18:25 [CNN] Bieber, marijuana and the celebs who love it

18:25 [CNN] Sochi 2014: You can check in, but ...

18:25 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Culinary Madman

18:27 [CBC: politics] James Moore to make announcement on wireless industry

18:27 [OpEdNews] Justice shafted when it involves Mumia: Sen. Toomey and DA Williams Slam Obama Rights Nominee for Seeking Justice

18:28 [The Hindu - News] Self-determination Kashmiris' right: Nawaz

18:28 [The Hindu - News] 11 parties form joint bloc in Parliament

18:28 [Raw Story] Pat Robertson implores creationist Ken Ham to shut up: ‘Let’s not make a joke of ourselves’

18:28 [Raw Story] Glenn Beck frets that northern ‘carpetbaggers’ will make Texas less ‘free’

18:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Dennis, California Republican, To Challenge Nancy Pelosi For Third Time

18:30 [The Hindu - News] Rallies mark Kashmir Solidarity Day

18:30 [Deutsche Welle] Bloody tribal fighting at the gates of Tripoli

18:31 [CNN] Jerry Seinfeld takes heat over race remarks

18:32 [CNET News] Images of new-look Samsung S Voice app leaked

18:33 [The Onion] Local Company Introduces New Take Your Daughter’s Friend To Work Day

18:33 [Raw Story] Woman convicted of murdering disabled man faces execution in Texas

18:33 [Raw Story] John Paul II notes published in defiance of pontiff’s last wishes

18:35 [straight] Western Front New Music captures sounds from the wilderness /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_WesternFront2_2407.jpg

18:35 [straight] Judah Friedlander's Champ is worth boasting about /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Friedlander_2407.jpg

18:35 [Mother Jones] Let's Get Our Obamacare Story Straight, Folks

18:36 [The Hindu - News] Probe against Huawei over hacking of BSNL network

18:36 [The Hindu - News] Battle for Telangana shifts to Delhi

18:36 [CNN] Police probe death threats against 5-year-old Disney star Mia Talerico

18:38 [] 10,000 children killed so far in Syria, UN says

18:38 [Telegraph] Syria misses deadline on handover of chemical arsenal

18:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] CNN Exclusive: John Kerry A ‘No' For 2016

18:39 [The Independent] Tube strike fallout: Tories mulling plans to ban all-out strikes in key transport services

18:39 [The Independent] 70% of shelved child abuse inquiries could be reopened following complaints by victims

18:39 [CNN: Entertainment] Seinfeld takes heat over race remarks

18:39 [CNN: Entertainment] Disney star death threats

18:39 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Biggest Loser' winner too thin?

18:39 [CNN: Entertainment] Bieber, marijuana and the celebs who love it

18:39 [CNN: Entertainment] Olga Kurylenko ate cabbage for bigger boobs

18:40 [The Hindu - News] Third front is boring, predictable, says AAP

18:40 [The Hindu - News] Shaken by Left initiative, BJP rubbishes Third Front

18:40 [Deutsche Welle] Germany lays out plans for longest-ever power line

18:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Weed-Legalizing President Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

18:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Income-Chill Factor

18:42 [CNET News] Newegg counters Amazon Prime with $50 Premier membership

18:42 [zero hedge] WTF Chart Of The Day: Spanish "Recovery" Edition

18:43 [Guardian] South Sudan: escalation of violence on unprecedented scale, says relief agency

18:45 [CNN: Travel] More than 2,600 flights canceled

18:46 [NPR] Sniper Attack On Calif. Power Station Raises Terrorism Fears

18:46 [The Hindu - News] Dwivedi’s pitch against quota stirs anger in Congress

18:46 [Financial Times] UN condemns Vatican on paedophile clergy

18:46 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

18:48 [Slashdot] Weird Asteroid Itokawa Has a Dual Personality

18:48 [The Hindu - News] Talks to avoid Devyani redux

18:48 [CNET News] Netflix members outrank HBO's, officially

18:50 [] Recalling McFaul: Four Views On Outgoing U.S. Ambassador To Russia

18:51 [Canadian Dimension] No shortcuts to a new left

18:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] House GOP Abandons Plans To Tie Debt Ceiling To Keystone, Obamacare 'Insurance Bailout'

18:52 [Voice of America] EU Settles Antitrust Case Against Internet Search Engine Google

18:53 [straight] Central Presbyterian Church provides a model for nonmarket rental housing /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/1155-thurlow-central-presbyterian-church-proposed-design-jan-2014.jpg

18:53 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Even the magnificent John Kerry likely can’t bring a peace deal on Israel and Palestine /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/kerry1_140205.jpg

18:53 [straight] Hallelujah, Pee-wee Herman is making us laugh again!

18:53 [straight] CEO gluttony demonstrates Canada’s democratic deficit

18:53 [straight] Historical wrongs include keeping families separated

18:53 [straight] Provincial booze edict elicits varied responses

18:53 [straight] Justin Trudeau’s backing of Keystone XL helps NDP

18:53 [straight] Can cyclists and drivers get along in Vancouver?

18:53 [straight] Biffy Clyro at the Commodore Ballroom /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUSICPIX_Clyro_2407tif.jpg

18:53 [Foreign Policy in Focus] South Sudan: Colonialism’s Dead Hand

18:53 [Raw Story] Winter storm prompts state of emergency in New Jersey and New York

18:53 [Raw Story] Ban on hookah smoking ignites uproar in shisha-loving Jordan

18:54 [] New Bill To Drive Out 'Cancer of Big Money In Body Politic' /sites/

18:54 [Reuters] Insight: Brazil spies on protesters, hoping to protect World Cup

18:54 [The Independent] Neknomination: drinking goldfish is against the law the RSPCA warns

18:55 [straight] The Florentine Straw Hat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ARTSPIX_Opera_2407.jpg

18:56 [Guardian] Jack Monroe: how to save money on your food shopping

18:56 [Guardian] Tube strike brings disruption to millions of London commuters

18:57 [AL JAZEERA] Playground bomb wounds children in Libya

18:57 [OpEdNews] The "Irrepressible Conflict" and the Coming Second Civil War

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Lok Sabha condemns killing of Tania

18:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] 'Liberal' Is Good

19:00 [CNET News] Samsung, Swarovski release blinged-out Galaxy Note 3 cover

19:00 [CNET News] Game controller for quadriplegics responds to mouth, voice commands

19:00 [The Atlantic: International] Ukraine's Forever Revolution

19:01 [Infoshop] Dozens of internal "security alerts" leaked from fur trade group

19:02 [CNN: Money] Detroit's bankruptcy fees near $14 million

19:02 [Voice of America] ICC Prosecutors Allege Obstruction in Trial of Kenya's President

19:02 [The Hindu - News] Sushma takes P.P. Rao issue to President

19:05 [CNN: Politics] Up in smoke: White House's pot politics problem

19:05 [CNN: Politics] Jeb, Christie, Hillary: Breaking down 2016

19:05 [CNN: Politics] Mom hopes Jeb Bush won't run

19:05 [CNN: Politics] "Planet Hillary" and 2016 speculation

19:05 [CNN: Politics] Forward into the past: Another Bush or Clinton in the White House?

19:05 [Reuters] Colombia's FARC says ex-president behind spying on peace talks

19:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Guatemala: Calling on the International Community

19:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Protecting Those Who Protected Us

19:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Keeping the Electoral College and Electing the President Who Gets the Most Votes: It's a Simple Matter of Agreement

19:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Kerry Has 'No Plans Whatsoever' To Run For President In 2016

19:06 [Guardian] Vince Cable tells MPs Scotland will need its own currency

19:07 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court to review 2009 death verdict

19:07 [The Hindu - News] Eminent citizens oppose death penalty

19:07 [msnbc: politics] Biden Jokes Fast Cars Would Derail 2016 Run

19:08 [CNN: Money] CVS bans cigarettes, but will others follow?

19:08 [straight] With Lucius, two become one /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_lucius_2407.jpg

19:08 [straight] B.C. Green MLA Andrew Weaver okay with Kitimat oil refinery /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Andrew%20Weaver.jpg

19:08 [straight] Snowed In Comedy Tour at the Vogue Theatre /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ARTSPIX_Quinn_2407.jpg

19:09 [The Hindu - News] Relative held on charge of killing Yashraj

19:09 [The Hindu - News] City needs 26 inter-city bus terminals by 2041

19:09 [CNN: Crime] How are hackers getting your info?

19:09 [CNN: Crime] Police captain disappears; foul play suspected

19:09 [Global Voices] Pakistani Journalists on Taliban Hit-List

19:10 [The Independent] Political conflict within Iran risks derailing nuclear agreement with the West

19:10 [The Independent] David Cameron overrules Environment Secretary Owen Paterson to order urgent dredging in Somerset to combat the flooding

19:10 [The Independent] East Midlands to West Bank: Derby to become 'sister city' to Hebron in Palestine

19:10 [The Independent] Perfect pores: 10 best facial treatment masks

19:10 [Reuters] U.N. expert says UAE judicial system controlled by executive

19:10 [Deutsche Welle] Kenya goes on the offensive against Muslims

19:12 [OpEdNews] Wheeler: ---Clapper Confirms NSA Engages In Domestic Surveillance,--- It's Not Just ---Terrorism---

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Role of Khaleda in arms haul case ‘mysterious’

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Nepal Prime Minister poll set for February 10

19:15 [straight] East Side Animals are unleashed

19:15 [straight] Crypto punk Cameron Gray breaks into Wired

19:15 [straight] Former COPE executives forming new party to challenge Vision Vancouver /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/gallery/events/copenominationmtg2011/COPEnomination_SH_2011-2582_0.jpg

19:15 [straight] East Van café Far Out Coffee Post digs the far-out sounds

19:20 [CNN: Travel] Luge like an Olympian

19:20 [Voice of America] Reuters: South Africa Police Ready for Track Star Pistorius' Trial

19:20 [Deutsche Welle] Ashton calls for political action to help solve Ukraine crisis

19:20 [CNN] Colombian politician wants to ban Shakira's new music video

19:20 [CNN] Opinion: Why D.C.'s push to legalize pot is a good thing

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Government forced to defer Communal Violence Bill

19:21 [NPR] By Dropping Cigarettes, CVS Gives Its Reputation A Boost

19:21 [NPR] White House Says There Are No Plans To Bail Out Puerto Rico

19:22 [Guardian] David Cameron takes personal control as flooding crisis worsens

19:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Why Scalia Is Right To Worry About Another Internment Ruling

19:23 [The Hindu - News] UPA puts its weight behind caste quota

19:24 [straight] Cara Gee leads Empire of Dirt /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_CaraGee_2407.jpg

19:24 [straight] Young Bruno Mars crushes it, Elvis-style /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/bruno.JPG

19:24 [straight] Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois festival hits local screens /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_RendezVousFestLouisCyr3_2407.jpg

19:25 [Mother Jones] EU Concludes Google Antitrust Action With a Whimper, Not a Bang /files/blog_google_antitrust.jpg

19:25 [The Hindu - News] True to form, Lok Sabha drowns in din on Day 1

19:25 [The Independent] Flappy Bird: The horror and despair of the internet's most viral videogame

19:25 [The Independent] French President François Hollande accused of running scared from right-wing radicals

19:25 [The Independent] Woman sentenced to 20 months in prison after 'trolling herself'

19:26 [Reuters] Court to decide whether to suspend Kenyatta trial over "obstructionism"

19:27 [zero hedge] The Countdown To The Nationalization Of Retirement Savings Has Begun

19:27 [zero hedge] An "Austrian" Bill Gross Warns: "The Days Of Getting Rich Quickly Are Over... Getting Rich Slowly May Be As Well"

19:27 [CNET News] LG G Pro 2 to feature .4mm bezel, says report

19:27 [CNET News] Sochi visitors entering hacking 'minefield' by firing up electronics

19:27 [CNET News] Windows 8.1 update may be delayed until April

19:29 [The Hindu - News] GHMC plans beautification of Mir Alam Tank soon

19:30 [Russia Today] Google set to avoid EU’s $5 billion fine as antitrust case deal in sight http://rt.com

19:30 [The Atlantic: International] The House of Cards Hypothesis: Why London Understands Washington Better Than Hollywood

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Cases filed against six policemen

19:32 [CNET News] Jimmy Kimmel to Facebook: Happy birthday, you're horrible

19:32 [straight] Surveillance watchdog mark February 11 as the day to battle Big Brother /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/forster1_140203.jpg

19:32 [Disinformation] New Photography Exhibit: Warhol, Burroughs, Lynch

19:33 [Fin24 News] Why Amcu shunned mine peace pact

19:34 [The Onion] Trojan Unveils New 3-Piece Formal Condoms

19:34 [The Onion] Opinion: Congress Is Playing Professional Tournament-Level Ping-Pong With This Nation’s Future (by Len Kelley)

19:34 [straight] Surveillance watchdogs mark February 11 as the day to battle Big Brother /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/forster1_140203.jpg

19:35 [Global Voices] Caribbean Diaspora Blogger Makes Meatless Monday Meaningful

19:35 [Slashdot] Why the Latest FISA Release By Google Et Al. Means Squat

19:35 [AL JAZEERA] Panama Canal expansion halted amid dispute

19:35 [The Hindu - News] BBMP clears encroachments on raja kaluve land

19:35 [The Hindu - News] Fuel-sipping cars round the corner

19:35 [The Hindu - News] The eleventh hour wonder

19:35 [Reuters: politics] Many U.S. companies lax with data security: Illinois Attorney General

19:36 [NPR] Our Brains Rewrite Our Memories, Putting Present In The Past

19:36 [NPR] In Pakistan, Another Bhutto Joins The Risky Family Business

19:37 [CNET News] George Clooney: Read my lips, I will never, ever be on Twitter

19:37 [Financial Times] West steps up bid to woo Ukraine

19:38 [CNN: Entertainment] Bieber, marijuana and the celebs who dug it

19:38 [] Reform Jews 'not Jewish,' says Knesset law committee head

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Tough task for Congress in Hassan

19:39 [The Hindu - News] HC stops builder from aerial encroachment

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Time to wipe away cancer stigma, say experts

19:39 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK, Left parties begin seat-sharing talks for LS polls

19:39 [Fin24 News] Zim needs $27bn to fund revival

19:39 [CNN] 'Biggest Loser' winner: Too thin?

19:39 [CNN] Bieber, marijuana and the celebs who indulged

19:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Marriage Is Actually Making Income Inequality Worse

19:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] It's Time to Talk

19:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William Petit, Connecticut Home Invasion Survivor, Won't Run For Congress

19:41 [The Independent] Government launches new initiative to win back hundreds of thousands of 'missing' young voters

19:41 [The Independent] Ukip chairman advocated 'termination' of Down's syndrome foetuses and 'breaking from the UK by force' claims Tory MP

19:41 [CNN: Money] 5 questions for Twitter to answer

19:41 [CNN: Money] What the drop in the market means

19:41 [CNN: Money] CVS decision to stop selling cigarettes no big deal to Big Tobacco

19:41 [CNN: Crime] Cost of lawyer's Super Bowl ad

19:41 [CNN: Politics] John Kerry a no for 2016

19:41 [Truthdig] Fourth Banker Dies of Apparent Suicide in a Week

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Bescom ‘clicks’ for error-free billing

19:44 [straight] The August Jack's chef puts a barley twist on leek risotto /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/FOO_Cooking_2407.jpg

19:44 [Fox News: politics] New court documents reveal final moments of border Agent Brian Terry’s life

19:47 [The Hindu - News] Mariam case: panel asks doctors to submit records

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Chief Minister holds pre-budget consultation with farmers’ leaders

19:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Clinical trial regime needs to balance stakeholders’ interests’

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Now, work out at Ulsoor lake

19:50 [Russia Today] Jesse Ventura goes off the grid 'so that the drones can't find me' http://rt.com

19:50 [Guardian] Aidan Burley to quit parliament in next election after Nazi stag party row

19:50 [Guardian] Scottish independence: Cable says RBS would have to move to London

19:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'He's scared': White pulls out

19:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michelle Obama Urges Students To Apply For Federal Aid

19:55 [The Hindu - News] ‘Money played a big role in 3 southern States during polls’

19:56 [Guardian] Aidan Burley to quit parliament at next election after Nazi stag party row

19:57 [Telegraph] Elizabeth Hurley forced to deny claims of an affair with Bill Clinton

19:57 [Telegraph] Phone Hacking Trial - The story so far as the prosecution case closes

19:57 [Telegraph] The Pope meets Steve Coogan

19:57 [Telegraph] CAR soldiers lynch man moments after presidential address

19:57 [Telegraph] NHS cancer blunders: MPs demand investigation after patients wrongly discharged

19:57 [AL JAZEERA] Is 'Brand Israel' under threat?

19:58 [Voice of America] Reuters: Official: Cash-strapped Zimbabwe needs $27B to Fund Revival

19:58 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Color Wars

19:58 [Reuters] German ex-chancellor Schroeder accuses U.S. of disrespect over spying

19:58 [CNET News] Hey Lego, say 'yes!' to that female-scientist minifig set

20:00 [BBC: Technology] Aston Martin recalls 17,000 cars

20:01 [NPR] Ladies: Good Bacteria In Yogurt May Be Good For Waistlines, Too

20:01 [CNN: Health] 'I'm a statue for your lawn'

20:01 [CNN: Health] FDA's teen anti-smoking campaign

20:01 [CNN: Health] 'Biggest Loser' winner: Too thin?

20:02 [Good] How Questioning My Role in Journalism Lead Me to Bravery Tapes

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Sonia to address INTUC rally

20:02 [The Hindu - News] Can’t browbeat CPI(M): Pinarayi

20:02 [Disinformation] WHO Warns Of Global Tidal Wave Of Cancer Deaths

20:04 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joe Biden To United Auto Workers: Right Wing Is 'Waging A War' On You

20:04 [CNET News] Wozniak criticizes cloud dependence

20:05 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: GOP in a Tailspin Over Debt Limit Increase

20:06 [Slate Magazine] What If We Have Four Basic Emotions, Not Six?

20:06 [The Hindu - News] No CBI probe, Rema to continue fast

20:07 [Electronic Intifada] The Month in Pictures: January 2014

20:07 [zero hedge] US Unveils "Climate Hubs" In War Against Climate Change

20:07 [zero hedge] Argentine Banking System Archives Destroyed By Deadly Fire

20:08 [Reuters: politics] U.S. firms lax with data security, Illinois official tells Congress

20:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Conan Spoofs HuffPost In Our New Favorite Segment 'I'm Not Going To Click On It, But...'

20:11 [AL JAZEERA] Soldiers lynch man at army ceremony in CAR

20:12 [The Independent] Family saves £5,000 by using adverts hand-drawn by their children to sell their home

20:12 [Guardian] South Korean film spotlights claims of sickness linked to Samsung plants

20:13 [Telegraph] Eton College to admit pupils irrespective of family income

20:13 [Telegraph] Age discrimination police could win pay-outs

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka BJP gets 4 women co-spokespersons

20:14 [The Hindu - News] Why legal protection for corrupt officials, asks SC

20:14 [The Hindu - News] BJP rubbishes Third Front

20:16 [Reuters] Canada and U.S. sign agreement on tax evasion

20:16 [NPR] An Artificial Arm Gives One Man The Chance To Feel Again

20:16 [CBC: politics] FATCA deal takes some heat off Canadian banks

20:18 [Guardian] Vatican envoy rejects UN panel's critical verdict on clerical abuse scandal

20:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gun Group Suing To Allow Guns At Eastern Florida State College Days After Campus Shooting

20:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Eichenauer, Minnesota Teen, Allegedly Receives Death Threats In Class After Coming Out Video

20:19 [straight] Lisa’s Hotcakes lives up to its Hotter moniker /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/hotter_0.jpg

20:19 [straight] Gordon Grdina and Mark Helias explore new dimensions on No Difference /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/no%20difference.jpg

20:19 [straight] East Van Special Blend assembles some of Vancouver's finest underground talent /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/EastVan-Cover-HiRes_0.jpg

20:19 [straight] Rapper SonReal’s web buzz is well earned /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_SonReal_2407.jpg

20:19 [straight] Graphic PSA shows skipping school has disastrous consequences /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/PSA_140205.jpg

20:20 [Deutsche Welle] First UN report on child abuse in Syria conflict

20:21 [Slashdot] Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video)

20:21 [CNN: Health] CVS stores to stop selling tobacco

20:22 [CNN] Opinion: GOP's slick Black History ads fall short, miss the point

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Sikhs will never forgive Britain: Badal

20:22 [The Hindu - News] KPCC largesse to DCC chiefs

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Rumour draws thousands to Mantralaya

20:22 [The Progressive] Everything Republicans Are Saying About the CBO's Obamacare Report is Wrong

20:24 [straight] Hallow Moon is a daydream-inducing debut

20:24 [straight] Guido Heistek's Solo Ukulele is unrelentingly lovely /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/guidoheistek.jpg

20:24 [straight] The cost of Internet access is too damn high (infographic) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_75488074.jpg

20:24 [Guardian] Brazil uses surveillance and undercover agents to foil World Cup protests

20:25 [Russia Today] Florida says mom must prove her dying son can't take standardized test http://rt.com

20:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Gift Registry for Baby Books

20:25 [straight] Arnould /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/CAR_Arnould_2407.jpg

20:26 [CNN] Virginia police captain disappears; authorities suspect foul play

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Environmental gains going up in smoke, say experts

20:27 [Telegraph] Parents who dress their daughters in pink are holding back the economy, says minister

20:27 [Telegraph] 'Feeling' prosthetic hand allows man to touch again

20:27 [Telegraph] Jail terms for jurors who research cases on internet

20:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ken Salazar: Build The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

20:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Women Are Less Likely To Earn Paid Extended Leave Than Men, New Poll Finds

20:28 [The Independent] Israel ‘undermines peace talks’ by approving 558 apartments in occupied east Jerusalem

20:28 [The Independent] A clever touch: Introducing the 'bionic hand' that allows amputees to feel objects

20:28 [The Independent] London tube strike: Union and TfL clash as action looks set to enter second day

20:28 [The Independent] Warren Lamb: Pioneer of movement analysis whose behavioural predictions were sought by industries and governments

20:28 [The Independent] Alan Coleman: 'Crossroads' director and 'Neighbours' producer who gave Lynda la Plante and Phil Redmond their breaks

20:28 [CNN] Opinion: Has Bob Dylan become a sellout shill?

20:28 [The Hindu - News] Nadella’s school revels in his elevation

20:28 [] 4 charged for drug offences connected to Hoffman death

20:28 [Raw Story] Report: Fracking is depleting water in America’s driest areas

20:29 [Fox News: politics] Calls mount to end ban on oil exports as US production booms

20:29 [Topix Activism News] Lawsuit challenges animal rights activism terror law

20:30 [Russia Today] Scandal is not spying on governments, but on people – Stallman to RT http://rt.com

20:31 [Big Think] Markets, Unnatural Laws and Choices

20:31 [Truthdig] CVS to Pull Tobacco Products from Pharmacy Shelves

20:34 [CNN: Politics] 5 things the farm bill will mean for you

20:37 [CNN: Money] CBS to air Thursday night football games

20:37 [CNN: Money] Scammers' new tool: missed calls

20:37 [CNN: Money] 3 reasons ECB may cut rates

20:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] $3000-a-week house PM never used

20:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Wendi's love note for Tony Blair

20:38 [Financial Times] Turkish drama moves from courts to poltics

20:38 [The Onion] Distant Planet Terrified It Might Be Able To Someday Support Human Life

20:39 [straight] Rescue shows the possibilities and limitations of IMAX technology /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_Rescue2_2407.jpg

20:39 [straight] Oscar's 2014 Animation Shorts is an embarrassment of riches /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_oscaranimation_2407.jpg

20:39 [straight] Let The Fire Burn documents an American holocaust /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_LettheFireBurn_2407.jpg

20:39 [straight] Steve Dawson's Rattlesnake Cage is more than meets the eye /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/steve%20dawson.jpg

20:39 [straight] Red Meat /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/CAR_Meat_2407.jpg

20:39 [straight] Those Things hits and misses on Songs About Monsters

20:39 [straight] The Dadolescents' Cool Like Me is not about the lyrics /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/The%20Dadolescents.jpg

20:39 [straight] "Music is getting too heavy," says Jimi Hendrix in his final interview /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/jimijames1.jpg

20:39 [straight] Penitent Ben & the Petty Crimes’ self-titled debut EP has potential /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Penitent%20Ben%20%26%20the%20Petty%20Crimes.jpg

20:39 [straight] D.O.A.'s Welcome to Chinatown is a terrific live album /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/doa.jpg

20:40 [Financial Times] Australian town plans for fleeing drought

20:40 [Mother Jones] There's One Group of Voters Who Likes Chris Christie More Than Ever /files/blog_christie_poll_core_gop_bridgegate.jpg

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Construction of housing units slows down

20:42 [The Hindu - News] ‘Money played a big role in 3 southern States during polls’

20:43 [OpEdNews] 22nd Annual Space Organizing Conference

20:43 [Telegraph] Military drones proliferate as cost falls

20:43 [CNET News] What can a red balloon tell us about self-control?

20:43 [The Independent] Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, calls for review of Welsh hospitals

20:43 [The Independent] Cloncurry: A town in the Queensland outback that is so dry it may have to be abandoned

20:43 [The Hindu - Opinion] A retrograde and incoherent law

20:44 [Raw Story] Fox News correspondent’s report on unpatriotic Colorado school turns out to be exactly wrong

20:46 [Truthdig] CVS to Pull Tobacco Products From Shelves

20:46 [Voice of America] Rebecca Valli: New Chinese Regulations on State Secrets Criticized for Lack of Transparency

20:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Containing Health Costs is Good but Not at the Expense of the Mentally Ill

20:48 [Reuters] Cost dispute halts work on Panama Canal expansion

20:48 [CNET News] How Big Brother's going to peek into your connected home

20:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] Putting a full stop to death sentence

20:50 [World Policy Institute] Return to Homs: Inside Syria's Civil War

20:51 [NPR] Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future

20:51 [Anarchist news] The 2013 Anarchist News Awards - How you can help!

20:52 [Slashdot] Is Verizon Already Slowing Netflix Down?

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Fuel-sipping cars to roll out

20:53 [CNN: Money] Aston Martin says gas pedals may break

20:53 [CNN: Money] CVS cig ban: will others follow?

20:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] Nadella at the top

20:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] RNA therapeutics in focus

20:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] San Francisco Led The Way On CVS Cigarette Ban

20:56 [msnbc: politics] Republican Senate Candidate's Ad Goes After Congress

20:56 [CNN] Kendrick Johnson's family sues funeral home

20:56 [Big Think] Don't Make Me Love My Work!

20:58 [CNN: Money] Stocks flat as investors wait for jobs report

20:58 [The Independent] Six month prison sentence for Fathers4Justice campaigner who defaced portrait of the Queen

20:58 [The Independent] So is Iran open for business? US Secretary of State John Kerry says no - but not everyone is prepared to tow Washington's line

20:59 [Raw Story] Piers Morgan attacks trans guest who criticized him for ‘sensationalizing’ her story

20:59 [CNN] Scores killed, more than 100 wounded, in Iraqi violence

20:59 [Telegraph] North Sea investment bank attacks Scottish independence

20:59 [Telegraph] NHS faces 'unprecedented squeeze', think tank warns

20:59 [The Hindu - Opinion] No business as usual

21:01 [The Hindu - News] New fuel efficiency norms to help regulate oil imports

21:02 [Reuters: politics] In first visit to Congress, U.S. IRS chief pleads for fresh start

21:02 [The Progressive] The Signs are Clear: America is Becoming More Progressive

21:03 [Disinformation] Study Says Suicide Rate Will Fall Significantly In States With Legalized Marijuana

21:03 [CNN] Maria Sharapova downplays Sochi security worries

21:05 [The Hindu - Opinion] Interrogating the anti-graft platform

21:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] A Defining Moment: Immigration Reform in 2014

21:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Flashing Headlights To Warn Other Drivers Of Speed Traps Is Protected By First Amendment, Federal Judge Rules

21:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Congressman Mike Coffman Calls for Third Iraq War

21:07 [zero hedge] What Happens Next?


21:07 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Russia’s Potemkin Olympic Village

21:09 [The Onion] Report: Girlfriend’s Parents Could Hear Everything

21:13 [] Student who singled out 'leftist' teacher gets big 'like' from culture minister

21:14 [The Independent] Exclusive: David Laws vs Michael Gove - now it’s civil war in the Coalition classroom

21:14 [The Independent] David Laws interview: 'I don’t think sacking Baroness Morgan was one of the best decisions that Michael Gove has ever made'

21:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] 'Debtors' Prisons' Struck Down By Ohio Supreme Court

21:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Politico Doesn't Want To Help People Understand The CBO's Obamacare Analysis

21:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tim Scott's Misleading Tax Claims Explored

21:15 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Russian LGBT Teen Advocacy Site Charged Under 'Gay Propaganda' Law

21:16 [CNN: Money] VW may offer UAW some hope in the South

21:16 [Fox News] 'MESSAGE OF CONTEMPT'Philly district attorney rips Obama pick for DOJ post

21:18 [OpEdNews] "Assange won---t come": Swedish MPs urge end to whistleblower case

21:18 [msnbc: politics] Democrats Mount Affordable Care Act Counteroffensive

21:18 [Voice of America] UN Panel Condemns Russian "Gay Propaganda" Law

21:20 [Reuters] A hawk pushes against majority at Fed on trimming stimulus

21:21 [AL JAZEERA] Al Jazeera staff charged in Egypt are named

21:21 [NPR] MLS And Beckham Will Create A New Soccer Team In Miami

21:26 [Slate Magazine] What Did Dogs Lose When They Became Domesticated?

21:27 [CNN: Health] CVS to stop selling tobacco

21:28 [CNN] George Zimmerman wants to box rapper DMX, but no deal signed yet

21:29 [Raw Story] Justin Bieber wouldn’t stop smoking pot and was ‘extremely abusive’ towards flight attendant

21:29 [Raw Story] Ted Nugent on the GOP: Someone extracted their scrotum with a ‘rusty shiv’

21:30 [Deutsche Welle] Millions of London commuters hit by Tube strike

21:31 [NPR] Letters From An Egyptian Prison

21:31 [NPR] Rethinking The 17th Amendment: An Old Idea Gets Fresh Opposition

21:34 [Financial Times] Ham baguettes give way to ham burgers

21:34 [Financial Times] Anglo Irish case begins with focus on loans

21:37 [zero hedge] This Time, Boehner "Capitulates" Early On Debt Ceiling

21:38 [CNET News] If 'Game of Thrones' were in feudal Japan

21:38 [Slashdot] Judge Says You Can Warn Others About Speed Traps

21:39 [] Polluters, Industry Leaders 'Offer Expertise' on W. Virginia Spill Bill /sites/

21:41 [Slate Magazine] Woody Allen v. Dylan Farrow

21:41 [Reuters] Canada to give bank account information to IRS under tax-sharing deal

21:44 [CNN: Money] Aston Martin says its gas pedals may break

21:44 [] Cities Take Note: University Campuses Are Providing Models for Sustainable Transportation /sites/

21:45 [The Independent] ‘I did not expect Britain to treat me like a criminal’: A reluctant fighter for Assad who fled Syria for the UK on why he is terrified of being deported

21:45 [The Independent] My daughter, the survivor: Daisy Coleman was found 'nearly dead' after she was raped and dumped on a lawn by a fellow pupil. What happened next was almost as awful...

21:45 [CNN] 8 Al Jazeera journalists charged by Egyptian authorities, network says

21:47 [The Progressive] It's Time America Stops Groveling to Saudi Monarchs

21:48 [OpEdNews] Are some guys in philosophy at the University of Colorado-Boulder bullies?

21:48 [OpEdNews] A Smoking Gun: Online DEA Manuals Show How Feds Use NSA Spy Data, Train Local Cops to Construct False Chains of Evidence

21:49 [Fox News: politics] Federal employee unions use tax-funded official time, money to build political muscle

21:49 [Fox News: politics] Obama's former Interior Secretary says Keystone pipeline should be built

21:50 [Russia Today] Obama's deputy drug czar admits marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol http://rt.com

21:51 [Slate Magazine] What the CBO Report Tells You About Obamacare

21:51 [NPR] Which Way For Stocks? Investors Watch 'Worry Index' For Clues

21:52 [CNN: Politics] Aiken: There is dysfunction in D.C.

21:52 [CNN: Politics] Hillary's understudy waits in the wings

21:54 [Raw Story] ‘Ghost white baby’ born in California hospital with almost none of her blood

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Registry of snake bite victims on the cards

21:54 [The Hindu - News] This week, Chennai to have more misty mornings

21:54 [The Hindu - News] Widening of road to Tirupati nearly done

21:55 [straight] Students at UBC, SFU, and UVic vote for endowment funds to divest from fossil fuels /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/350org1_140205.jpg

21:55 [straight] Video helps you make an informed decision on the horror that is having children /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/PeeonWall.jpg

21:56 [The Hindu - News] Conjunctivitis is now seen all year round: docs

21:56 [The Hindu - News] Solar energy facility for dry fish products not in use

21:56 [msnbc: politics] First Read Minute: Lies, Damn lies, and CBO Reports

21:59 [Raw Story] Death of Texas man with slit throat and missing ear ruled ‘accidental overdose’

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Better meters soon, courtesy IIT-M

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Openbill storks flock to and flit about hamlet this season

22:00 [Russia Today] Apple of N. Korea’s eye: Pyongyang remodels operating system after Mac - report http://rt.com

22:00 [The Independent] Ireland’s bankers in the dock: Anglo Irish chiefs charged with illegally bolstering bank’s share price

22:00 [The Independent] Donald Macintyre's Sketch: David Cameron bruised by the battle of the sexes

22:00 [The Independent] The Few become none: RAF tests pilotless fighter

22:02 [Good] Nearly One Fourth of American Children Live in Poverty, So Why Are Schools Trashing Their Lunches?

22:02 [msnbc: politics] Conservatives are putting Boehner in the hot seat on immigration

22:02 [Doctors Without Borders] Central African Republic: "My Most Difficult Mission"

22:02 [Doctors Without Borders] [Voice from the Field] South Sudan: "Living in Impossible Conditions"

22:03 [CNN] U.N. report slams Vatican over child sex abuse response

22:04 [The Hindu - News] Shooting of teenager: inspector summoned

22:05 [CNET News] See sapphire protect an iPhone from a huge concrete block

22:06 [NPR] White House Creates 'Climate Hubs' To Help Rural Communities

22:07 [msnbc: politics] The Newest Controversy over Sochi is: Greek Yogurt?

22:07 [zero hedge] Europe Has Proven Economic Data is a Political Tool… Not Reality

22:07 [zero hedge] Debunking the Latest Rounds of Bitcoin Myths

22:07 [zero hedge] DeMark's Dire Forecast And Why Cycles Suggest Stocks Slump Until September

22:08 [OpEdNews] Why Widening Inequality is Hobbling Equal Opportunity

22:11 [AL JAZEERA] Ireland banking collapse trial begins

22:12 [CNN] Michael Dunn says Jordan Davis' death followed loud music spat

22:12 [CNN] USA cancels 'Psych,' series ends next month

22:12 [Moral Low Ground] Scotland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

22:13 [Reuters: politics] U.S. freezes assets of Pakistan-based Haqqani militants

22:16 [The Independent] Winter Olympics 2014: Norway’s Health Minister to take his husband to Paralympics

22:16 [The Independent] Winter Olympics 2014: Sochi’s day of reckoning has come – just don’t look too closely

22:16 [The Independent] Pulling power: Wendi Deng reportedly wrote a letter praising Tony Blair's body - but she'd hardly be the first to go weak at the knees

22:17 [CBC: politics] Tory MP James Bezan claims 'vindication' in election expense dispute

22:17 [The Progressive] Study: Natural Gas Wells Linked to Heart Defects in Babies

22:17 [Guardian] Metropolitan police chief says sorry to Andrew Mitchell over Plebgate

22:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] ECB calls time on KP’s England career

22:18 [msnbc: politics] The Newest Controversy Over Sochi is: Greek Yogurt?

22:19 [Raw Story] Italian researchers: ‘Bionic hand’ can now sense shape and texture

22:21 [CNN] Syrian children dying of hunger

22:21 [Slate Magazine] The Rise of the Vanity Super PACs

22:21 [CNET News] Patrick Stewart keeps China's 'Jade Rabbit' rover hopping

22:21 [CNET News] Twitter's Q4 by the numbers: $243 in revenue, and 241 million users.

22:21 [NPR] California Is So Dry, Some Diners Won't Get Water Unless They Ask

22:21 [NPR] What Bill Gates' New Role Could Mean For Microsoft

22:22 [CBC: politics] Hospital or House - it's double duty for Dr. Kellie Leitch, MP

22:23 [CBC: politics] FATCA tax deal with U.S. takes some heat off Canadian banks

22:23 [The Onion] Employees Given List Of Doctors Shitty Enough To Accept Company’s Health Insurance Plan

22:23 [The Onion] [video] Russia Applauds America's Efforts To Exclude Gay Athletes From Professional Sports

22:25 [Voice of America] Peter Clottey: ICC Could Investigate South Sudan Conflict after UN Resolution

22:25 [straight] The Fretless plays fiddle tunes with hybrid vigour /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_fretless2_2407.jpg

22:25 [straight] Calgary punk band Jenny pays tribute to its roots /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_Jenny_2407.jpg

22:25 [straight] Things have come full circle for Morning Parade /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_MorningParade_2407.jpg

22:25 [straight] Habib Koité balances the traditional and the new /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MUS_HabibeKoite3_2407.jpg

22:25 [CNN] After 18 years, a missing son emerges in Mexico, meets Indiana father

22:25 [Pravda] Police comedy drama opens the Berlin Film Festival

22:25 [Russia Today] Texas woman trying to avoid execution with last minute appeal http://rt.com

22:26 [The Hindu - Opinion] ECB calls time on KP’s England career

22:29 [] Dutch pension fund ABP won't divest from Israeli banks

22:29 [Raw Story] Germany voices concern over Egypt’s jailing of journalists

22:29 [Raw Story] Mexico’s financial reforms praised as Moody’s lifts its national credit rating

22:29 [Raw Story] Panama and Spanish builders bicker over ‘suspended’ canal expansion

22:31 [Deutsche Welle] Drone usage on the rise, China drives Asia military spending increase says IISS report

22:31 [CNN: Crime] 4 arrested in Hoffman case

22:31 [CNN: Crime] 'Loud music' murder trial starts

22:31 [CNN: Crime] Lawsuit filed after gym mat death

22:31 [CNN: Crime] New focus in case of missing Virginia police captain

22:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Shakira's hips too much for Colombia?

22:31 [Big Think] Three Good Reasons to Tell a Lie

22:31 [CNET News] In Q4, Pandora posts highest profit as public company

22:31 [The Independent] US fracking has had a 'significant impact' on water supplies

22:32 [Telegraph] UK weather: Britain battered by 90mph storms - and there's worse to come

22:33 [Disinformation] Green Groups Threaten Election Payback Over Keystone Fight

22:34 [The Hindu - News] Vijayakant’s election challenged in SC

22:35 [Voice of America] Reuters: West Denounces Repression of Bloggers, Religions in Vietnam

22:36 [CNET News] Samsung inks patent cross-licensing pact with Cisco

22:37 [zero hedge] Bonds Bruised As Stocks Bounce Off Fresh 2014 Lows

22:37 [zero hedge] These Are The Two Charts That Just Sent Twitter Plunging After Hours

22:38 [The Hindu - News] “Tapes released to discredit DMK’’

22:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] 2G kickbacks

22:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] Tortured till death

22:41 [Slashdot] Fire Destroys Iron Mountain Data Warehouse, Argentina's Bank Records Lost

22:41 [Voice of America] Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering 2 Chinese Students in Los Angeles

22:41 [NPR] U.S. HVAC Firm Reportedly Linked To Target's Data Security Breach

22:41 [NPR] Even Among Their Own, Consensus Eludes Israelis And Palestinians

22:41 [BBC: Technology] Twitter reports $645m loss for 2013

22:42 [CNET News] Turn off Bluetooth to fix AirPlay mirroring bug in OS X

22:43 [The Hindu - News] BJP may announce allies in couple of days

22:43 [CNN: Money] Twitter forecasts slowing sales

22:44 [CNN: Health] Rite of passage pushes girls into sex

22:44 [CNN: Health] Artificial hand lets amputee feel objects

22:44 [CNN] Artificial hand lets amputee feel objects

22:45 [CNN] Opinion: Obamacare is not 'job-killing'

22:46 [CNN: Entertainment] Source: Bieber abused crew

22:46 [CNN: Entertainment] USA cancels 'Psych'

22:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] Third Front

22:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] Unemployment

22:48 [Fox News] New court docs reveal last moments of murdered Border Patrol Agent /i/redes/icon-video.gif

22:48 [Fox News] OBAMACARE JOBS LOSS CBO chief says law will create disincentive to work /i/redes/icon-video.gif

22:48 [Fox News] DENIED A VOICE? Fallen cop's wife unable to testify on DOJ pick

22:48 [Fox News] RED LIGHT ROBOCALLSFirm seeking ticket $$ breaking law, suit claims

22:48 [Reuters: politics] Lawmakers hear warnings of U.S. companies' lax data security

22:50 [CNN: Crime] 'Loud music' trial: Gunshots, B&B, pizza

22:53 [Voice of America] VOA News: Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering 2 Chinese Students in Los Angeles

22:56 [Global Voices] Meet 3 Talented African Lady Geeks Involved in New Media

22:57 [CNN] Small town searched for missing Virginia police captain

22:58 [CNN] Source: Justin Bieber, dad ignored pilot's demand to put pot away

22:58 [CNN] Airlines warned about possible toothpaste bombs ahead of Olympics

22:59 [Raw Story] Jamaican bobsleigh team unbowed despite losing luggage and equipment

23:00 [The Hindu - Opinion] Cheap labour and competitiveness

23:00 [CNN] Is Sochi ready?

23:00 [The Atlantic: International] Emerging Markets Are Crashing: Should We Be Worried?

23:01 [Truthdig] ‘American Idol’ Star Clay Aiken Shoots for Congress

23:01 [Truthdig] Former Regulator Sheila Bair Works For a Bank Now, But It’s Not What You Think

23:04 [CNET News] Facebook 'looking back' parody shows true value of first 10 years

23:05 [Voice of America] Dorian Jones: Tensions Grow Between Turkey, Radical Islamist Group Fighting in Syria

23:05 [Reuters: politics] Michelle Obama pushes college financial aid initiative

23:07 [The Progressive] Chris Christie's Demise Has Scott Walker Licking His Chops

23:09 [OpEdNews] The Latest Lie: "Obamacare Kills 2 Million Jobs"

23:10 [CNET News] The Ford Fiesta ST: It's ok to believe the hype

23:11 [CNN: Technology] The maddening pull of 'Flappy Bird'

23:11 [CNN: Technology] Bill Gates' impact on computing

23:11 [CNN: Technology] 'Likes', 'Pokes' and more: Facebook at 10

23:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Olive branch may be a game changer for Abbott

23:14 [Reuters] Conductors' union puts Canada's CN Rail on strike notice

23:14 [Slashdot] North Korea's Home-Grown Operating System Mimics OS X

23:14 [BBC: Education] Hospitals to log victims of FGM

23:14 [The Onion] Man Moving To New City Never Took Time To Truly Loathe Surroundings

23:15 [Fox News] New court docs reveal last moments of murdered Border Patrol agent /i/redes/icon-video.gif

23:16 [CNN: Technology] Like? Facebook turns 10

23:18 [Telegraph] David Cameron plans major London welcome for Angela Merkel - in contrast to Francois Hollande

23:18 [Telegraph] UK tax system is 'punishing success' says Institute for Fiscal Studies

23:18 [Telegraph] Aidan Burley, Nazi row Tory, to quit as MP

23:18 [Telegraph] Autopsy on Philip Seymour Hoffman 'inconclusive' as four charged over drugs

23:18 [The Independent] Director Michael Winterbottom insists he isn't exploiting Meredith Kercher's death with forthcoming film The Face of an Angel

23:19 [CNN: Entertainment] Source: Bieber wouldn't put pot away

23:19 [CNN: Entertainment] Zimmerman's 'blood money'

23:20 [CNET News] Kevin Spacey wants 37 seasons of Netflix's 'House of Cards'

23:21 [Slate Magazine] What Kind of Lingerie Does a Gentleman Buy for Valentine’s Day?

23:23 [CNN: Entertainment] Leno: The punchlines

23:25 [Russia Today] Jamaica’s bobsleigh team finally in Sochi – but without equipment http://rt.com

23:27 [straight] Healthy living: Olympians, Chinese medicine, bisexuality, and more /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/001_Cover_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] B.C. Olympians look forward to the big show in Sochi /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Ricker_O%27Brien_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] High-intensity interval training packs it all in /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HL_Exercise2_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] Traditional Chinese medicine is still a divisive issue in B.C. /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HL_TCM_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] Doctors debate the social-media dilemma /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HL_Doctors_Adams_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] Bisexuality: transcending monogamy and monosexuality /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HL_Bisexuality6_2407.jpg

23:27 [straight] North Shore Rescue to keep Tim Jones's dream alive /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/HL_NorthShore_2407_opt.jpeg

23:31 [Global Voices] Forget What You Know About Visiting Kosovo

23:31 [Financial Times] Political tensions spill over in Iran

23:32 [Telegraph] David Cameron to announce extra sports aid for pupils until 2020

23:34 [The Independent] What would 007 think? Aston Martin recalls 17,590 vehicles due to defect

23:34 [The Independent] Twitter's first earnings statement since going public shows revenues is up - but it's share price is falling

23:34 [The Independent] Just 300 Prince fans got the chance to see the star play a surprise show this week - but the idea of a secret gig is far from unique

23:34 [] Kerry: I won't be intimidated by Israeli attacks against me

23:34 [CNN] Opinion: Who's the real Bob Dylan?

23:35 [zero hedge] The "Toxic Mix For Risk-Assets" In A Post-Taper World

23:35 [zero hedge] Green Mountain Shorts Slayed; Stock Spikes 45% As Coke Takes Stake; SodaStream Slammed

23:35 [Russia Today] ​Fracking is draining water supplies in areas suffering severe shortages – report http://rt.com

23:36 [NPR] Antitrust Settlement With EU Calls For Google To Tweak Results

23:37 [CNN] Arrests made in truck theft, but police captain still missing

23:37 [CNET News] Holy swimsuit Batman! It's Caped Crusader couture

23:38 [CNN: Money] Buffett widens lead in $1 million bet

23:40 [CNN] Katie Couric's gaffe: What not to say to a transgender person

23:42 [CNET News] Xbox One gets updates for Kinect, storage

23:42 [CNET News] 'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

23:43 [CNN: Money] Warren Buffett widens lead in $1 million bet

23:44 [The Onion] Athletes Arrive In Sochi For 2-Week Living Nightmare

23:45 [CNN: Health] Artificial hand lets amputee feel

23:46 [Guardian] Twitter posts revenues of $242m but share price plummets as growth stalls

23:47 [Voice of America] Reuters: Beckham Launches Plan to Build Soccer Franchise in Miami

23:49 [Raw Story] Georgia teen’s family sues funeral home that stuffed his body with newspaper

23:49 [Raw Story] Spain’s new Catholic cardinal investigated after calling homosexuality a ‘defect’

23:49 [The Independent] US schoolboy who attempted suicide after being bullied for liking 'My Little Pony' may have permanent brain damage

23:49 [The Independent] Chalk Talk: Impressive results in the Far East - a 'shadow' over plans to improve our schools?

23:49 [CNN] Balut: The Filipino delicacy that makes the world squirm

23:49 [CNN] D.A.: Lewd charges dropped against L.A. teacher; pupil won't testify

23:50 [CNN: Money] European Central Bank faces triple-threat

23:52 [Fox News] Flights canceled as storm slams Midwest, Northeast- Fox News Weather Center

23:52 [Fox News] Ex-Obama Interior chief: Build Keystone pipeline

23:52 [Fox News] Calls mount to end ban on oil exports as US production booms

23:52 [Fox News] Agriculture secretary says 'climate hub' plan won't duplicate resources

23:52 [Fox News] College's man-in-underwear sculpture causes stir

23:52 [Fox News] Chicago-area school officials don't like 'no guns' stickers that picture guns

23:54 [Raw Story] SpaceX’s next cargo mission to space station set for March 16

23:56 [CNN] Airlines warned about possible toothpaste tube bombs ahead of Olympics

23:58 [CNET News] Meet Viking's newest kitchen appliances

23:59 [Slashdot] Amputee Has Prosthetic Hand Wired To Nerves

23:59 [CNN: Money] Who smokes in the US?

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