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00:02 [CNET News] Maybe Microsoft should have shown up to CES 2013

00:07 [Truthdig] Lab-Grown Meat Is Real, But Will People Eat It?

00:08 [Disinformation] The Middle Class Has Been Saved – Or Has It?

00:08 [zero hedge] Gold: It's For More Than Just Wealth Preservation

00:09 [OpEdNews] How to Get a Judicial Reprimand

00:11 [CNET News] Dish at CES 2013: Join us Monday, 3 p.m. PT (live blog)

00:11 [Fox News] LOADED FIGHT: Gun Owners, Critics Face Off Over Firearms Shows

00:11 [Fox News] 'TERRIBLE MISTAKE': Texas Coach Quits Over Relationship With Athlete

00:14 [AL JAZEERA] Obama 'to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief'

00:15 [CNET News] Samsung home theater goes back to future with tubes, 4K

00:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Catastrophic conditions'

00:17 [Big Think] What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Psychopaths

00:17 [Big Think] 593 - Greenland by Way of a Drainpipe: Accidental Cartography IV

00:17 [Guardian] Syrian opposition dismiss Assad call for talks amid attack on 'western puppets'

00:22 [AL JAZEERA] India-Pakistan border skirmish in Kashmir

00:25 [Mostly Water] Australian Labor Government Cuts Welfare for Single Parents

00:27 [CNN: Money] Can a $1 trillion coin end the debt crisis?

00:31 [The Onion] Cool Basketball Fan Calls Sport 'B-Ball'

00:32 [NPR] iPads, China: Twin Threats To Wisconsin's Paper Industry

00:32 [Russia Today] Kuwait anti-government rally dispersed with tear gas, stun grenades (PHOTOS)

00:33 [Reuters] Northern Irish militants seen hijacking flag protests

00:33 [CBC: politics] Harper, African Union head to meet in Ottawa on Tuesday

00:35 [CNET News] Cat tries to smuggle cell phone into prison

00:37 [msnbc] Schwarzenegger: Films don't inspire violence

00:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Inflation Hits Coffee As Brewers Secretly Swap Robusta For Arabica

00:38 [msnbc] Work hazards worse for temp employees

00:40 [Telegraph] Hungarian town fails to stop park being named after Hitler ally

00:40 [Telegraph] If Hugo Chavez succumbs, a dangerous limbo for Venezuela

00:40 [Telegraph] British man drowns in front of family in Lanzarote

00:40 [Telegraph] Sir Ranulph Fiennes to attempt first Antarctic winter crossing

00:41 [Fox News] GOP, Dems Battle Along Familiar Lines Ahead of New Fiscal Talks

00:42 [Mostly Water] Treaty 9 (James Bay)

00:42 [AL JAZEERA] India and Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir

00:47 [Raw Story] Harris-Perry guest: Lead exposure in children correlated to violent crime

00:47 [Raw Story] Growing food on lakes a new solution to water scarcity

00:48 [Mostly Water] The Implications of Chevron's Big Move into Gas Export Pipelines in B.C.

00:51 [Mostly Water] PA Recognizes Palestinian Statehood

00:51 [Slashdot] Teenager Makes Discovery About Galaxy Distribution

00:53 [Mostly Water] Netanyahu: Unfit to Serve

00:57 [Mostly Water] Venezuela's Future

00:57 [CNET News] Pure adds louder Jongo and hi-fi adapter to streaming range

01:04 [Topix Activism News] UK defends decision to prosecute Nepalese colonel accused of torture

01:04 [OpEdNews] Cut Corporate Welfare, Not the Safety Net

01:04 [CNET News] Double-speed USB 3.0 to arrive next year

01:11 [CNN] Scores cope with heartbreak after bushfires rip through Tasmania

01:13 [AlterNet] The War on Women's Sexuality

01:13 [AlterNet] When Will Obama Act on Catastrophic Climate Change?

01:18 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Don't blame the subs... yet

01:18 [The Independent] Sergiu Nicolaescu: Politician and film director

01:18 [The Independent] Derek Kevan: Footballer whose prolific goalscoring exploits took him to the 1958 World Cup

01:18 [The Independent] PM defends child benefit cuts and tells middle class to pay their share

01:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Power dressing

01:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Passengers go wild

01:19 [CNET News] Sculpteo demos 3D printable iPhone cases at CES 2013

01:19 [CNET News] iGrip: Slap that phone on your bike handle and email on the go

01:19 [Guardian] Cameron and Clegg renew coalition vows with 'sense of shared purpose'

01:21 [Guardian] Kuwaiti forces disperse protesters with stun grenades

01:22 [zero hedge] What Happened The Last Four Times That US Macroeconomic 'Surprises' Hit A Three-Month Low?

01:29 [CNET News] Parrot Flower Power uses Bluetooth to look after your plants

01:31 [straight] Norovirus moves like a Ferrari through your digestive tract

01:31 [straight] Lockout over: NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement

01:32 [Truthdig] Moving Day

01:38 [msnbc] Seahawks beat bruised Redskins in NFC wild card game

01:38 [msnbc] First table — no, not tablet — PC due out

01:38 [msnbc] Depardieu meets Putin, gets Russian passport

01:38 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

01:40 [Fox News] Gun owners, critics face off over firearms shows

01:40 [Fox News] Musician recovers stolen iPhone by seducing thief

01:42 [Telegraph] NHS chief executive faces calls to resign over Mid Staffordshire report

01:42 [Telegraph] Working mothers to get child care tax break worth thousands of pounds

01:42 [Raw Story] Scientists break absolute zero barrier

01:42 [CNN] Lawyer seeks new venue for Ohio teen rape trial

01:43 [The Onion] Ask An Elderly Black Woman As Depicted By A Sophomore Creative Writing Major (by Mrs. D’Lulah Jessups As Portrayed By Brian Kirby In His Short Story “The Sun Behind The Sky”)

01:48 [Mostly Water] Idle No More: Canada's New Indigenous Resistance Movement

01:48 [Reuters] Obama to nominate Hagel for defense secretary: Democratic aide

01:50 [The Independent] Fears that cuts are taking toll on taxman

01:50 [The Independent] What The Sunday Papers Said

01:50 [The Independent] Finance chiefs see clouds over UK lifting

01:50 [The Independent] Thames cable car firm rises despite troubles

01:54 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate Hagel for defense secretary: Democratic aide

01:54 [CNET News] Get instant pulse readings with iSpO2 for iPhone, iPad

01:54 [CNET News] Ion Clipster promises to reinvent the boombox

01:58 [Reuters] Assad "peace plan" greeted with scorn by foes

02:02 [Big Think] Common Misconceptions About Intelligence V: Education Increases Intelligence

02:03 [CNET News] Sony at 2013 CES: Join us Monday, 5 p.m. PT (live blog)

02:03 [CNET News] Parrot AR Drone gets GPS, new battery and video software

02:07 [Slashdot] Has CES Lost Its Star Appeal?

02:07 [CNET News] My suitcase landed where?! Your phone knows

02:12 [Telegraph] Canadian PM to meet First Nations over protests

02:12 [Raw Story] Northern Ireland violence continues despite peace talks

02:13 [CNN] Science, satellites and superstorms: Preparing for the next big one

02:16 [CNET News] Wallet-busting buds: Sennheiser IE 800s cost 1k

02:16 [CNET News] HMDX Bluetooth speakers impress at CES 2013 Unveiled

02:19 [Voice of America] Analysts Question if CAR Rebel Alliance Can Hold

02:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Warne banned, fined after fiery clash

02:20 [The Independent] Ian Burrell: When disaster strikes in Africa, a nation is left to mourn alone

02:20 [The Independent] Small Talk: Flawed, but scheme to help start-ups still has lots to offer

02:20 [The Independent] The Week Ahead: Stores to reveal the festive fallout

02:24 [Deutsche Welle] Palestine changes name following successful UN bid

02:30 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: First public celebration for Fatah in Gaza for five years

02:32 [straight] F-35 will wake up the neighbours

02:32 [straight] Delhi rape victim's father calls for death penalty

02:32 [straight] Gerard Depardieu picks up Russian passport

02:35 [Mostly Water] Iran: The Gravest Threat to World Peace?

02:36 [CNET News] Dacor bakes Android tablet into wall oven

02:36 [The Independent] 'Scientologists believe the Holocaust was planned and carried out by psychiatrists'

02:37 [Raw Story] Research says ‘Cash for Clunkers’ harmed the environment

02:38 [zero hedge] "The Magic Of Compounding" - The Impact Of 1% Change In Rates On Total 2022 US Debt

02:40 [The Onion] Great Team Chemistry No Match For Great Team Biology

02:48 [Guardian] British man killed in waterfall accident in Australia

02:49 [Fox News: politics] Obama expected to nominate counter-terrorism advisor John Brennan for CIA director

02:50 [CNET News] Ride out storms with Eton ZoneGuard radio, solar boomboxes

02:51 [Slate Magazine] The Real Reason Republicans Hate Hagel

02:54 [CNN] South African troops headed to embattled Central African Republic

02:55 [Mostly Water] Bolivarianism in Venezuela

02:55 [zero hedge] U.S. Government Using Terrorism Against the American People

02:58 [CNET News] Dexim's Music Talking Stylus marries talk with touch

03:06 [CNET News] Jak streams audio over WiFi into your car

03:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hoax starts share plunge

03:12 [] Clash Reported on Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Border

03:14 [CNET News] Shoot infrared bullets with BeeWi's new toys

03:17 [CNN] France hints at lowering 75% tax rate

03:20 [CNN: Crime] Lawyer seeks new venue for Ohio teen rape trial

03:20 [CNN: Crime] Prosecutors set to unveil evidence against James Holmes

03:20 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: Dell optimistic about Asia growth

03:22 [CNET News] Hands-on Tobii Rex's Windows 8 eye-controller

03:22 [CNET News] Eversense: a programmable thermostat based on real-time behavior

03:22 [Sydney Morning Herald] A Keen eye

03:26 [CNN] How bad language can catch financial rogues

03:30 [CNN] Banks near $10B foreclosure agreement

03:31 [AL JAZEERA] India rape victim's father denies 'naming'

03:32 [Raw Story] Syrian opposition dismisses Assad call for talks amid attack on ‘western puppets’

03:33 [straight] Apollo Robbins can remove your watch without you noticing

03:33 [straight] Doctors don't overtreat themselves

03:38 [CNET News] Qualcomm's keynote at 2013 CES: Join us Monday, 6:30 p.m. PT (live blog)

03:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: On The Economic Calculation Of "Fair Share"

03:41 [AL JAZEERA] Father 'did not want India rape victim named'

03:44 [CNN] Lawyers to seek new venue for Ohio teen rape trial

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03:44 [msnbc] Cat caught carrying contraband to Brazilian prison

03:46 [CNET News] Bolting your food? Put on the brakes with HapiFork

03:52 [CNN] Opinion: Corruption as China's top priority

03:54 [Global Voices] Unaware, China's Handan City Consumed Toxic Water for Days

03:55 [OpEdNews] Will Americans Ever Get To See Al Jazeera?

04:00 [Telegraph] Hillary Clinton to return to work

04:02 [Raw Story] Chris Hayes guest: 112th Congress succeeded most at ‘erosion of civil liberties’

04:03 [CNET News] Cobra iRadar Atom detector slims down, buffs up

04:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] Worrying numbers compound problems

04:09 [zero hedge] WeaLTHY INDiaN PHD MiNTS GoLD SHiRT To MaKe A PoiNT...

04:09 [CNN] Scavanging for food, Syrian children witness war

04:11 [Reuters: politics] Clinton to resume duties Monday following treatment for clot

04:11 [CNET News] Urban Hello tries to make home phones a little sexier

04:11 [CNET News] Toshiba announces 4K TVs, Cloud TV, laptops, Media Box

04:12 [Russia Today] Welcome to Russia, loosen your belts!

04:13 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

04:22 [Fox News: politics] US Sen. Rand Paul's son reportedly arrested, charged with underage drinking

04:27 [AL JAZEERA] N Ireland violence continues despite dialogue

04:33 [straight] Printed books are not dead

04:33 [straight] Obama urged to improve his negotiating skills

04:34 [CNN] Prosecutors set to unveil evidence in Colorado theater shooting

04:34 [CNN] Rig grounded off Alaska ready to be towed

04:43 [CNET News] Hey control freaks, has a home system for you

04:43 [CNET News] Google's Eric Schmidt to fly to North Korea tomorrow

04:45 [msnbc] Case makes iPhone back, sides touch-sensitive

04:46 [msnbc] Cruisers face tough time finding ‘Wave Season’ deals

04:50 [The Hindu - News] JD(S), KJP are opportunistic, says Congress leader

04:50 [Guardian] Bushfires in Australia leave path of destruction

04:51 [The Onion] Only College Student Staying On Campus Planning Saddest Thanksgiving Meal Of All Time

04:57 [Russia Today] Merry Christmas! RT’s special coverage of midnight mass in Christ the Savior Cathedral

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Shettar to lead BJP campaign

05:00 [The Hindu - News] Shopping mall catches fire in NE China, casualties unknown

05:02 [The Hindu - News] News brings cheer

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Judge urged to visit land acquired for BMIC

05:04 [Topix Activism News] Iran urges 'judicial action' over blogger death

05:04 [The Hindu - News] Satellite-based education faces glitch

05:04 [Deutsche Welle] Northern Irish militants riot in Belfast

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Fish farms destroyed in Bangalore

05:11 [Slate Magazine] Downton Abbey, Season 3

05:11 [Slate Magazine] "You Have To Step Up and Be a Man Sometimes"

05:14 [CNN: Money] Banks get reprieve on new rules

05:16 [Slashdot] Petition For Metric In US Halfway To Requiring Response From the White House

05:22 [The Hindu - News] ‘Congress will face polls under collective leadership’

05:24 [CBC: politics] Former PM Paul Martin lauds Attawapiskat chief

05:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Warne flips out

05:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Beauty brings $32,000

05:34 [straight] Buffy Sainte-Marie speaks up for Idle No More

05:34 [The Hindu - News] Children’s film festival embroiled in a row

05:35 [Telegraph] US condemns Bashar al-Assad's speech as delusional

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Siddaiah directs officials to levy penalty on building owners

05:45 [CNET News] Nvidia's GeForce Experience auto-optimizes gameplay

05:45 [Reuters: politics] Illinois lawmakers propose new pension fix, but unions vow suit

05:49 [The Hindu - News] BBMP multi-facility centre comes upat Mathikere

05:49 [msnbc] 'Biggest Loser' returns with 3 kids and 1 quitter

05:52 [Truthout] New Emergency Financial Manager Law in Michigan is More of the Same

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Security for women working in small IT firms still lacking

05:55 [AL JAZEERA] No deaths reported after Tasmania bushfires

05:55 [OpEdNews] Rapist Alert: Will Ohio State U. & Ashland U. Do the Right Thing?

05:56 [AntiWar] Israel’s Anti-Black Pogrom

06:01 [BBC: Health] Epilepsy 'link' to migraine gene

06:02 [CNN] Prosecutors set to unveil evidence in Colorado theater shooting

06:02 [Reuters] Exclusive: Property investors keen on U.S., Turkey; China stumbles: survey

06:02 [CNET News] Nvidia unveils muscular Tegra 4 quad-core chipset

06:02 [CNET News] Nvidia Grid pushes gaming to the cloud

06:03 [The Hindu - News] ‘Certainty of punishment will deter crimes’

06:03 [msnbc] CFT: Report: Kelly turns down NFL jobs to stay at Oregon

06:05 [The Hindu - News] ‘Silent protest rally’ taken out

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Workshop shows the way to engaging dementia patients

06:09 [The Hindu - News] Children’s film festival embroiled in a row

06:10 [CNET News] Ford integrates destination sharing app at CES 2013

06:10 [CNET News] Get ready to program! Lego's Mindstorms EV3 robots are here

06:14 [The Independent] From The Last of Us to GTA V, the games we can’t wait for in 2013

06:16 [CNN] Suspects in New Delhi gang rape case set to appear in court

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Bashar al-Assad “detached from reality,” says U.S.

06:21 [CBC: politics] New EI changes now in effect

06:27 [Big Think] Big Think's Guide to Thinking and Doing Bigger in 2013

06:28 [Disinformation] Liquid Sky: Me and My Rhythm Box

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Is the lateral entry system lateral in the real sense?

06:31 [AL JAZEERA] Indian gang-rape suspects to appear in court

06:33 [The Hindu - News] Cold wave continues to sweep Delhi

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore Corporation schools target 90 per cent result in public examinations

06:38 [Fin24 News] Liquidity rules for banks eased

06:39 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian opposition rejects Assad's peace plan

06:39 [The Hindu - News] Siruvani areas to get Pilloor water supply in a few days

06:43 [CNET News] Nvidia launches Shield, new gaming device at CES

06:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] ASIC to probe hoax

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Dengue cases in Tamil Nadu fall from 22 to 2 per day

06:52 [Fin24 News] Toyota halts building of new plants

06:52 [Guardian] Nigel Farage: 'I'd rather have a party of eccentrics than bland, ghastly people'

06:52 [Guardian] Hillary Clinton going back to work after blood clot

06:54 [Deutsche Welle] Ceremony of brotherhood at India-Pakistan border

06:56 [Voice of America] Nigerian Airline Resumes Operations Amidst Controversy

06:59 [AL JAZEERA] Southern Australia braces for more bushfires

07:00 [The Hindu - News] Yet another juvenile involved in gang-rape in Delhi

07:06 [The Hindu - News] “Once a JNU student, always an activist”

07:08 [Reuters] Analysis: Fiscal crisis seen hurting tech earnings

07:08 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Hagel Choice: An 'Amish Give Up' Moment for Obama?

07:09 [Deutsche Welle] More female foetuses aborted in Europe

07:09 [Telegraph] British man, 20, falls to death from Australian waterfall

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Delhi Police told to ensure registration of child sexual abuse cases under POCSO

07:13 [Reuters] Analysis: Doom scenario far-fetched but euro gloom to deepen

07:14 [Fox News] BURIED STASH:Team Looks to Unearth Rare WWII Planes in Burma

07:15 [Fox News] McChrystal accepts blame for Rolling Stone article

07:18 [The Hindu - News] BJP accuses govt. of gagging the media

07:18 [Voice of America] Ailing Nelson Mandela Continues ‘Steady’ Recovery

07:22 [CNET News] Tegra 4, gaming dominate Nvidia's 2013 plans

07:26 [The Hindu - News] Madurai police expansion will benefit suburbs

07:30 [Global Voices] Dazed & Depardieu'd in Russia

07:30 [OpEdNews] The Kucinich Vision: From Cleveland to the Future of America

07:33 [Reuters] Activists wary as India rushes to justice after gang rape

07:34 [The Hindu - News] Dhule communal violence: Death toll rises to 4, curfew remains

07:36 [The Hindu - News] Mock road accident attracts huge crowd in Madurai

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Toll rises to 4 in Dhule violence, curfew remains

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Traffic congestion should be addressed: ex-police official

07:41 [Telegraph] Dr Richard Curtis: transsexual doctor faces investigation

07:41 [Telegraph] Big Society idea is dead, says charities chief

07:42 [Guardian] Delhi rape accused face court

07:44 [The Hindu - News] Akbaruddin Owaisi plea to delay police deposition

07:46 [CNN: Crime] Prosecutors set to unveil evidence in Colorado theater shooting

07:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] Watson takes a break

07:46 [The Hindu - News] Crushing comes to a halt in Madurai

07:49 [CNN] Lindsay Lohan heads court again -- this time over alleged NY nightclub fight

07:55 [The Hindu - News] Prepaid autorickshaw counter at Mangalore Junction still a dream

07:57 [Telegraph] NHS to pay 100 private health care firms to treat patients

07:57 [Telegraph] Cat caught smuggling saws and drills into Brazil prison

07:59 [The Hindu - News] ‘200 small firms hurt by plastic bag ban’

07:59 [AL JAZEERA] Indian gang-rape suspects appear in court

08:02 [CNN: Crime] Alleged nightclub fight sends Lindsay Lohan back to court

08:05 [The Hindu - News] Dalits give ‘donation’ to enter temple

08:06 [AlterNet] How a Paranoid Schizophrenic Got a Gun -- And Why He Is a Victim, Too

08:07 [Slashdot] What Are the Unwritten Rules of Deleting Code?

08:08 [Topix Activism News] Plymouth Herald published Green activist, 83, dies

08:15 [CNN] Lindsay Lohan heads to court again, this time over New York nightclub fight

08:16 [The Independent] Bushfires continuing to wreak havoc across island state of Tasmania as 100 people remain unaccounted for

08:17 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan to lay stone for BPCL project in Kochi

08:19 [The Hindu - News] Up in arms against plywood units in Kochi

08:19 [CNET News] Delphi and Verizon partner on car tracking, remote unlocking

08:21 [OpEdNews] America's Lackluster December Jobs Report

08:21 [OpEdNews] Foreign Terrorists Wage War on Syria

08:21 [The Hindu - News] Air India Express route scheduling from city soon

08:23 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:23 [The Hindu - News] Biomedical waste found dumped in heart of Kochi

08:25 [The Hindu - News] Traffic regulations in Kochi for Prime Minister’s visit

08:28 [CNN] Suspects in New Delhi gang rape case arrive in court to hear charges

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Pipe-burst puts Kerala Water Authority in action mode

08:31 [The Hindu - News] Spectrum auction in March, Cabinet to clear CDMA price cut

08:32 [The Independent] 13-year-old girl killed in south London police chase crash

08:32 [The Independent] Briton killed in waterfall accident near Sydney

08:34 [BBC: Education] VIDEO: The bookless school with iPads for all

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Naming Delhi rape victim: a note to readers

08:37 [BBC: Technology] Google head, lawmaker in N Korea

08:37 [The Hindu - News] No limits to their confidence, special children soar high

08:39 [The Hindu - News] Temple society in Thiruvananthapuram sets up incinerator

08:40 [Fox News] Obama Defense Pick Faces Fight

08:40 [Fox News] FAMILIAR FIGHT: Pols Battle Along Same Lines Before Fiscal Talks

08:40 [Fox News] GUN CONTROL DEBATE:Bill May Make Gun Owners' Names Public in Conn.

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Fatal accidents most in Thiruvananthapuram district

08:42 [BBC: Technology] VIDEO: The bookless school with iPads for all

08:43 [BBC: Health] Warning over counterfeit condoms

08:44 [Telegraph] Python attacks sleeping toddler

08:44 [Telegraph] Tax 'nightmare' for parents after child benefit reforms

08:45 [BBC: Technology] Google head, official in N Korea

08:45 [Fin24 News] Harmony to brief on troubled mine

08:46 [OpEdNews] The Hoax of Entitlement Reform

08:46 [BBC: Entertainment] One Pound Fish for Europe release

08:47 [The Independent] Suspects in India rape case appear in court

08:47 [The Independent] Charity leaders say David Cameron's Big Society is 'going nowhere'

08:48 [The Hindu - News] Most school toilets in Tiruchi fail the litmus test, put off students

08:52 [The Hindu - News] Online networking platform for social workers, activists launched

08:55 [Guardian] Delhi gang-rape: five accused face court

08:55 [Guardian] Assad's call for talks dismissed as 'a waste of time' by Syrian opposition

08:55 [AL JAZEERA] Google head Schmidt joins N Korea mission

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Tremors felt in Arunachal Pradesh

08:56 [The Hindu - News] Road in Tiruchi turns into traffic bottleneck

08:57 [BBC: Entertainment] The Hobbit chased off by Chainsaw

08:59 [New Statesman] Reddit provides cancer sufferer with early showing of Star Trek: Into Darkness

09:00 [The Hindu - News] Letter bomb metal detector for Tiruchi police bomb squad

09:01 [Guardian] Banks win concessions and time on liquidity rules

09:06 [The Hindu - News] Odiya, Telugu writers read out their works in Vijaywada

09:06 [CNET News] Roku surpasses 700 channels, adds Roku Ready TV partners

09:06 [CNET News] TWC TV app brings 300 live TV channels to Roku owners

09:10 [CNN] Suspects in New Delhi gang rape case arrive at court to hear charges

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Telemedicine to aid in management of ICU patients

09:16 [The Hindu - News] Workers see red as RTC official does plain-speaking

09:17 [Fin24 News] Harmony's Kusasalethu mine to stay shut

09:21 [CNN] Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested at North Carolina airport, charged with underage drinking

09:23 [Russia Today] Pizza time for Russia’s top basketball side (VIDEO)

09:24 [CNN] Israel to build fence along Syrian border amid fears of violent spillover

09:34 [BBC: Entertainment] US critics reward Haneke's Amour

09:35 [New Statesman] Would a new Lib Dem leader help the Tories win in 2015?

09:36 [straight] Fukushima's crooked cleanup

09:37 [BBC: Science & Environment] Epilepsy 'link' to migraine gene

09:39 [AL JAZEERA] Protesters call for press freedom in China

09:40 [CNN] Scavenging for food, Syrian children witness war

09:41 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Silvio Berlusconi reaches Italian election deal

09:43 [NPR] Why Exercise May Do A Teenage Mind Good

09:43 [NPR] A Strong Voice For Brazil's Powerful Farmers

09:43 [AL JAZEERA] Protesters in China call for press freedoms

09:46 [Telegraph] Freezing temperatures to return by end of the week

09:46 [Telegraph] Girl, 13, killed in crash after police chase

09:49 [The Independent] Britain's oldest man dies, aged 110 years

09:58 [Russia Today] Bolivia slams US over 'irrefutable evidence' of meddling

10:00 [New Statesman] Coalition Mid-Term review: David Cameron and Nick Clegg's foreword

10:02 [Telegraph] 'Bloated' ducks in danger after over-indulging on white bread

10:02 [Telegraph] Ukip could be in 2015 Coalition Government

10:02 [Telegraph] It's official: the kilogram is getting heavier

10:02 [Telegraph] Chinese in rare protest outside newspaper over censorship

10:05 [CNN] China hints at ending its labor prison camps

10:06 [OpEdNews] Politics, the US and Sweden, and a 'Laboratory for Rightwing Radicalism'

10:07 [The Hindu - News] Hetero Drugs asked to suspend all operations

10:10 [Fin24 News] Farmworkers strike set to go ahead

10:12 [Fin24 News] Farmworker strike set to go ahead

10:13 [The Hindu - News] The stamp is online

10:14 [Deutsche Welle] Rape accused appear in New Delhi court

10:14 [Deutsche Welle] Australia scorching, Gillard blames climate change

10:16 [Global Voices] Female Yemeni Writer Harassed for “Disrespect of Religion”

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Masks of meaning

10:18 [Russia Today] ‘It’s hard to leave Metallurg’ – Malkin

10:19 [CNN] Chinese journalists in rare protest against censorship

10:21 [The Hindu - News] Sticking with the story

10:23 [NPR] Triage System Helps Colleges Treat Mentally Ill Students

10:23 [Financial Times] Berlusconi in pact with rightwing League

10:24 [Financial Times] Cracks widen in US debt ceiling debate

10:25 [Voice of America] Australian Prime Minister Tours Fire-Ravaged Tasmania

10:28 [msnbc] India gang-rape: Accused duo offer evidence deal

10:29 [Voice of America] Gang-Rape Suspects Appear in Indian Court

10:31 [Guardian] Morrisons suffers miserable Christmas

10:32 [Telegraph] China promises 'to stop sending people to labour camp'

10:32 [Telegraph] Bahrain upholds jail terms for activists

10:32 [Telegraph] Kim Jong-un sends sweets to children for his birthday

10:32 [Telegraph] Delhi gang-rape suspects in court amid chaotic scenes

10:35 [The Independent] Chaotic scenes as suspects in India gang rape case appear in court

10:37 [Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. nuclear lab removes Chinese tech over security fears

10:37 [The Hindu - News] Gang-rape case: court orders in camera hearing, restricts media

10:41 [OpEdNews] Proselytizing Death On Trial: Scott Lively Goes To Court Today For Crimes Against Uganda's Gays. Will Anybody Follow?

10:41 [OpEdNews] Joe Biden: Dancing With the Sausage maker

10:41 [Fox News] Holmes hearing may be 'mini-trial' in Colo. shooting- 4 dead after police standoff near Aurora theater

10:45 [msnbc] Officials: Russia Christmas church attacks foiled

10:45 [msnbc] Breast-feeding moms: Mall security harassed us

10:45 [Voice of America] Clinton Returns to Work

10:46 [Global Voices] Conversations: Yesterday, I Defected from Assad's Army

10:46 [OpEdNews] Plutocracy

10:46 [CNN] Amid chaos, court orders closed session for New Delhi gang rape suspects

10:51 [The Independent] First Celebrity Big Brother stars up for eviction

10:51 [CNN] Pro-UK protesters call for Belfast council to revoke Union Jack ruling

10:52 [CNET News] HTC Q4 profit, sales plunge amid holiday crush

10:56 [Financial Times] Media censorship sparks protests in China

10:58 [BBC: Entertainment] Sopranos mobster Tony Lip dies

11:01 [Financial Times] Singapore casinos slow after opening buzz

11:02 [The Hindu - News] Rajapaksa appoints panel to review CJ’s impeachment

11:02 [Reuters] Afghan policy debate fueled White House, Pentagon mistrust: book

11:02 [Truthdig] The Real Deficit Argument

11:02 [Telegraph] Reg Dean, Britain's oldest man, dies aged 110

11:02 [Telegraph] 26ft giant squid footage captured

11:03 [BBC: Education] Big Society progress 'too slow'

11:05 [BBC: Education] Child benefit changes take effect

11:05 [Voice of America] US: Assad's Plan 'Detached from Reality'


11:06 [CNN: Money] 3 million are hopelessly unemployed

11:07 [The Independent] More than two million new cars sold in UK last year

11:07 [The Independent] Bride of Strictly winner Harry Judd lost sleep worrying about wedding dance steps

11:09 [Reuters: politics] Afghan policy debate fueled White House, Pentagon mistrust: book

11:12 [Slashdot] 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off

11:13 [Russia Today] Speak up: Moscow introduces 'Hyde Parks' for public gatherings

11:17 [Reuters] Turmoil in court as Indian rape case hearing begins

11:17 [Truthdig] State of Fear

11:18 [The Hindu - News] Tamil cine artists on hunger strike, demand service tax exemption

11:19 [New Statesman] The superfast lane to nowheresville

11:19 [Fin24 News] Change in the air for SA labour laws

11:22 [The Independent] N-Dubz' Dappy on trial over petrol station affray

11:22 [The Independent] Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie 'worried' by Dancing on Ice relationship speculation

11:22 [The Independent] Pamela Anderson has wardrobe malfunction as she exits Dancing on Ice

11:22 [Reuters] Turmoil in court as Indian rape accused hear charges

11:22 [CNN: Money] Good luck estimating your new tax rate!

11:22 [CNN: Money] Google's Schmidt starts North Korea trip

11:22 [CNN: Money] Teaching IBM's Watson the meaning of 'OMG'

11:23 [NPR] Starbucks Makes Holiday Bright With Rodarte Designs

11:23 [Guardian] Reg Dean, Britain's oldest man, dies aged 110

11:25 [Fin24 News] Harmony may shutdown Kusasalethu mine

11:27 [Slate Magazine] Excellent Police

11:28 [The Hindu - News] Rooting around for history

11:29 [New Statesman] Sony and BMG make a joint bid for Parlophone

11:32 [msnbc: politics] World's best frenemies: Karzai, Obama to hold key talks

11:32 [msnbc] World's best frenemies: Karzai, Obama to hold key talks

11:34 [Telegraph] Chat show Clegg: Deputy PM to hold weekly radio phone-ins as Coalition renews vows

11:34 [Telegraph] Prince Charles 'expresses concerns over royal succession reforms'

11:35 [BBC: Technology] Nvidia unveils hand-held console

11:36 [The Hindu - News] TN farmers demand land compensation for damaged crops

11:37 [CBC: politics] Penashue records removed from election spending file

11:37 [Fin24 News] Harmony may shutdown troubled mine

11:37 [The Independent] Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall appears in court on sex abuse charges

11:38 [BBC: Entertainment] Stolen Henri Matisse recovered

11:38 [The Hindu - News] TN farmers protest demanding compensation for damaged crops

11:39 [CNN: Money] Nations prepare for cyber war

11:42 [Slate Magazine] The Movie Club

11:42 [Slate Magazine] George Saunders and Andy Ward

11:42 [The Hindu - News] Daily hearing of paternity case against N.D. Tiwari

11:43 [Le Monde diplomatique] The U.S. intelligence community's new year's wish

11:44 [CNN] Bahrain's high appeals court upholds convictions of 13 pro-democracy activists

11:45 [The Hindu - News] Google chief Eric Schmidt in North Korea

11:45 [BBC: Entertainment] Hall pleads not guilty to charges

11:46 [Spiegel] Rest in Peace: The Dead Children of Guizhou

11:51 [Le Monde diplomatique] Yes, but what are you for?

11:51 [Le Monde diplomatique] Syria's Alawites

11:51 [Le Monde diplomatique] Are the Arab monarchies next?

11:51 [Le Monde diplomatique] Give us your money

11:51 [Guardian] Stuart Hall denies sexual abuse of three girls

11:53 [The Hindu - News] Crude oil price falls as uncertainty hits energy markets

11:55 [The Hindu - News] Bahrain court upholds life sentences on opposition

12:00 [New Statesman] Basel to simplify liquidity rules for banks

12:00 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: Attitudes of our ancient ancestors

12:02 [Financial Times] Delhi rape case suspects appear in court

12:02 [Reuters] Turmoil in Indian court as five accused of rape appear

12:02 [Reuters] China to reform controversial forced labor camps

12:03 [msnbc] Australia faces 'catastrophic' days as wildfires rage

12:03 [Good] What’s Your Type? Finding a Job That Fits Your Values

12:03 [Good] Designing a Brighter Future: The Brand-New Design for Social Innovation Program at SVA

12:03 [Good] Here's What Energy Company 'Land Men' Tell Homeowners in Rural Eastern Ohio

12:03 [Good] Journey to 2030: What Happens When Teachers Imagine the Future of Education?

12:04 [AL JAZEERA] Protesters in China call for press freedom

12:05 [New Statesman] Is David Miliband set for a shadow cabinet return in 2014?

12:05 [Fin24 News] Govt calls for peaceful farm strikes

12:06 [Fox News: politics] Hagel to get defense secretary nomination Monday, but little Republican support

12:07 [CNN] Police: Extremist group 'orchestrating violence' in Belfast over Union Jack

12:12 [Foreign Policy in Focus] A Focal Points Roundtable: Is the Taliban Losing?

12:12 [Fox News] 5 men accused in India gang rape appear in court- Indian women hope brutal rape will spark change

12:12 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Cat 'arrested' at Brazil prison

12:13 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

12:13 [Slate Magazine] The Best Bike-Sharing Program in the United States

12:15 [Voice of America] Chinese Protesters Demonstrate Against Media Censorship

12:15 [Mother Jones] The "Smoking Gun" Memo That Triggered the FreedomWorks Feud

12:15 [Mother Jones] What the FBI's Occupy Docs Do—And Don't—Reveal

12:15 [Mother Jones] 5 Albums to Get Excited About in 2013

12:15 [Mother Jones] In Defense of Django

12:16 [Spiegel] Britain's Political Poltergeist: Cameron Succumbs to Growing Europhobia

12:17 [msnbc] Mysterious animal remains cause stir in South Beach

12:17 [Raw Story] Astronomers launch advanced planet search to look for signs of life

12:18 [msnbc] World's best frenemies: Karzai, Obama to hold key talks

12:18 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

12:18 [Telegraph] Orthodox church calls on Russians to adopt children

12:19 [The Hindu - News] Exclusive fast-track courts for crimes against women:CJI


12:19 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Earnings in focus

12:20 [Guardian] Police chase in south London ends in death of girl, 13

12:21 [BBC: Education] Childcare costs 'impossible' for many

12:25 [The Hindu - News] TN, Chhattisgarh to ink power plant MoU

12:28 [Topix Activism News] Rafiqul killing planned: Tariqul

12:28 [AL JAZEERA] Mozambique doctors go on strike over low pay

12:28 [Financial Times] Google chairman in North Korean visit

12:28 [NPR] John Boehner Has Been Up And Down And Up Again. Where Is He Now?

12:28 [Spiegel] Top Ten Anti-Semites Controversy: Wiesenthal Center Refuses Debate with Accused Author

12:30 [BBC: Entertainment] Actresses lead Bafta rising stars

12:31 [Financial Times] Google chairman visits North Korea

12:32 [Raw Story] Japanese police taunted by anonymous hacker find clue on cat’s collar

12:33 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Major Test for Israel Lobby As Obama Leans to Hagel for Pentagon

12:33 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Yemeni Women Struggle to Step Forward

12:33 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cubans See Internet as Crucial to Future Development

12:33 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Wage Dumping Hits Switzerland

12:35 [Telegraph] Patients treated in hospital car park as cases of norovirus surge to record levels

12:39 [The Independent] Postcard from... Berlin

12:39 [The Independent] 'I'm dead': Teen predicts his own death on Facebook hours before being shot and killed by gang of muggers for $600 coat

12:39 [The Independent] Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall denies sex abuse charges

12:41 [New Statesman] The tax and benefit system is basically broken for couples with children

12:42 [Raw Story] Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths: scientists

12:42 [Raw Story] Kuwait jails second tweeter for insulting emir

12:42 [Raw Story] ‘World’s greatest living explorer’ sets off for world’s first Antarctic winter crossing

12:44 [The Hindu - News] Obama to nominate John Brennan to head CIA

12:45 [zero hedge] Drivers in the Week Ahead

12:47 [Reuters] Richardson, Schmidt arrive in North Korea: media

12:47 [Voice of America] Obama Set to Nominate Hagel for Defense Secretary

12:51 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi claims to have healed rift with Northern League

12:51 [Telegraph] Aldi denies spying on employees'

12:51 [Telegraph] Counter-terrorism officer in court for alleged leaks to News of the World

12:51 [Telegraph] BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall denies sexually abusing girls

12:51 [BBC: Entertainment] Mantel 'excited' by adaptations of her novels

12:52 [Raw Story] Statue built to Chinese reformer whose death sparked Tiananmen Square democracy protests

12:54 [The Independent] Women dominate Bafta Rising Star 2013 following last year's all-male shortlist

12:54 [The Independent] Police 'not very interested' in stolen $1 million Matisse painting found in Essex

12:54 [BBC: Technology] Top gadgets from Las Vegas fair

12:56 [Global Voices] Spain: New Year, New Party, New System

12:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Muslim Brotherhood brands Assad as a "war criminal"

12:57 [Raw Story] Court to hear details of Aurora, Colorado theater massacre

12:58 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating craft

13:01 [New Statesman] Girl power, loneliness and avoiding “the friendzone”

13:02 [Global Voices] Borinquen Brass Play Music in Every Corner of Puerto Rico

13:02 [The Hindu - News] Minor tribal girls raped in Chhattisgarh hostel, two arrested

13:02 [The Hindu - News] Empress of garbage

13:04 [CNET News] Cricket to offer Kyocera Hydro, Alcatel Authority

13:04 [CNET News] Garmin debuts 2013 Nuvi series

13:04 [New Internationalist] Recipe of the week - Sesame and peanut crunch (China)

13:06 [Financial Times] Obama to announce key security roles

13:10 [The Independent] Man who had jaw broken in random assault on his birthday was 'targeted by thug purely because he had red hair'

13:10 [Fox News] Obama Defense Pick Faces Fight

13:10 [Fox News] LAWMAKERS 'PUNTED': Budget Watchdogs Say Fiscal Deal Doesn't Cut It

13:10 [Fox News] CONTROVERSIAL VISIT: Google Exec in N. Korea Despite US Criticism

13:10 [Fox News] THEATER MASSACRE: Hearing May Be 'Mini-Trial' For Aurora Gunman

13:12 [Raw Story] California’s ‘urban’ sled dogs are cool with no snow

13:12 [Raw Story] Egypt’s Morsi backs calls for Assad war crimes trial

13:12 [Raw Story] Thailand to extradite hacker wanted by the FBI

13:12 [BBC: Entertainment] Ted Hughes widow to write memoirs

13:12 [BBC: Entertainment] Hacked Off publishes Leveson bill

13:13 [] Iran Nuke Deal Within Sight

13:13 [Voice of America] Private American Delegation Visits North Korea

13:14 [The Hindu - News] Omar launches Jammu-Kargil air service

13:15 [CNN: Money] High court weighs future of class-action 'hellhole'

13:15 [BBC: Also in the news] VIDEO: Kangaroo hops into airport

13:16 [Reuters] Obama to nominate Hagel, Brennan for top national security posts

13:16 [Reuters] Richardson, Schmidt arrive in North Korea

13:16 [Anarchist news] Who put the ‘ism’ in Anarch’ism’?

13:16 [Anarchist news] Napanee, Ontario: Waste Management Inc. Attacked

13:16 [Anarchist news] Iconoclast Issue 34 - Callout for Submissions

13:19 [CNN] Is the medical community failing breast-feeding moms?

13:20 [msnbc: politics] Officials: Obama taps Brennan for top CIA job

13:21 [Reuters: politics] Obama to nominate Hagel, Brennan for top national security posts

13:23 [Telegraph] Government urged to end superfast broadband subsidies

13:23 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 7 January 2013

13:23 [Telegraph] Tony Abbott attempts to defuse misogynist claims

13:23 [Telegraph] Costa Concordia captain: I've been portrayed as worse than Osama bin Laden

13:23 [Russia Today] 5-time Olympics winner Davydova to train Synchro champs for Russia

13:24 [Amnesty International] UK arrest highlights Nepal’s failure to address torture

13:26 [The Independent] Danny Rogers on PR: Pay day for other golden Olympic stars

13:27 [CBC: politics] Rob Ford removal appeal begins today

13:28 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Abbas to use "State of Palestine" on all official documents

13:28 [Guardian] Senior UVF figures 'orchestrating' Belfast flag violence

13:29 [Spiegel] October Launch Scrapped: Berlin Airport Opening Delayed Yet Again

13:30 [Deutsche Welle] Mehdorn resigns as Air Berlin chief

13:30 [Deutsche Welle] Paying a high price for cheap fashion

13:30 [Deutsche Welle] Film reignites debate on Polish anti-Semitism

13:30 [Deutsche Welle] Bahrain appeals court upholds jail terms against protestors

13:33 [Russia Today] Bahraini jails anti-regime activists, overturns appeals

13:34 [Fox News: politics] Clinton scheduled to return to work Monday

13:36 [msnbc] Officials: Obama taps Brennan for top CIA job

13:36 [msnbc] Japan's PM courts controversy by singing anthem

13:37 [msnbc] Best frenemies: Karzai, Obama to hold key talks

13:37 [zero hedge] Sentiment Shifts From Macro To The Micro, As Washington Is Forgotten For A Few Brief Days

13:37 [CNN] Why Al Gore's Al Jazeera deal doesn't seem right

13:37 [Raw Story] Apophis – a ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid – flies by Earth on Wednesday

13:38 [NPR] Obama To Nominate Hagel For Top Pentagon Post, Brennan To Lead C.I.A.

13:38 [NPR] Counterterrorism Adviser Brennan To Be Tapped For CIA

13:39 [CNN: Politics] Rand Paul's son charged with underage drinking

13:39 [CNET News] Enter the Hidden #Hashtag Sweeps

13:40 [Guardian] Cameron and Clegg publish coalition's mid-term review: Politics live blog

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Notice to Centre on de-licensing cancer drugs

13:42 [Truthdig] Fiscal Cliff Morphing to Debt Ceiling

13:42 [Truthdig] Prophecy

13:42 [Raw Story] China ‘re-education’ labor camp reform revealed — then deleted

13:42 [Raw Story] Obama’s pick for CIA director defended drone attacks

13:43 [CNN] Palestinian Authority rebrands itself 'State of Palestine' after U.N. vote

13:43 [CNN] There's method in Chris Christie's madness

13:47 [Reuters] Bank of America to pay $3.6 billion to Fannie Mae to settle mortgage claims

13:48 [Slate Magazine] Obama’s Mitch

13:48 [Fin24 News] Absa glitch blamed for Capitec chaos

13:50 [Fin24 News] Absa glitch behind Capitec chaos

13:50 [msnbc] Headless roosters, goat cause stir in South Beach

13:51 [Reuters] Five accused of rape in India appear in court for charges

13:52 [AL JAZEERA] Obama 'to nominate Brennan' as CIA chief

13:56 [Guardian] Lord Strathclyde resigns as leader of House of Lords

13:57 [The Independent] 'That's lightning - a horrendous tool' - expert verdict on one million volt stun guns being illegally shipped into UK

13:57 [The Independent] Lord Strathclyde resigns as Leader of House of Lords

13:57 [Truthdig] The Chavez Show

13:57 [Truthdig] Debt Ceiling Threat

13:57 [Truthdig] Barney Frank

13:57 [CNN] Official: Obama to tap Brennan as CIA director

14:03 [CNET News] Garmin K2 platform previews the dashboard of the near future

14:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Nas, hip-hop's finest MC?

14:04 [CNN: Entertainment] Lindsay Lohan heads to court again

14:05 [Voice of America] Ghana's Mahama Sworn in for New Term

14:06 [Pravda] Ten years without Saddam Hussein

14:07 [The Progressive] Gus Speth

14:07 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan court quashes impeachment findings against CJ

14:08 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Lack of peace with Palestinians "more dangerous" than Iranian nuclear ambitions

14:08 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: January 7

14:09 [Telegraph] Bushfires in Tasmania, Australia, during record heatwave

14:12 [The Independent] Jessica Ennis calls for Don Valley Stadium to be saved from demolition

14:12 [The Independent] Couple celebrate winning £1m lottery prize

14:12 [Raw Story] Rapper Azealia Banks apologizes for homophobic slur against Perez Hilton

14:13 [New Statesman] Cameron promotes Lord Hill: the minister who tried to resign

14:13 [zero hedge] BofA Settles With Fannie Mae Over Reps And Warranties For $10 Billion, To Incur $2.7 Billion Pretax Hit

14:14 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's Morsi denies targeting satirist

14:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] AIPAC's Uncertain Role in the Upcoming Hagel Nomination

14:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Actor Depardieu makes Russia trip after accepting citizenship

14:16 [Reuters] Syrians brush off Assad speech, fighting continues

14:16 [CBC: politics] Attawapiskat audit finds 'no evidence of due diligence'

14:17 [] Obama to Nominate John Brennan, 'Kill List' Architect, as New CIA Chief

14:19 [CNN: Travel] A beach break in Bimini

14:19 [The Hindu - News] PM pitches for phased rationalisation of energy prices

14:21 [CNN] Syrian refugees in Lebanon facing bitter winter

14:22 [Slashdot] Futuristic Highway Will Glow In the Dark For Icy Conditions

14:23 [Telegraph] Detective committed 'gross breach' of trust by selling information to NOTW

14:23 [Telegraph] National Trust rangers face losing homes after charity charges market rates for staff housing

14:23 [Telegraph] Olympic fans threaten legal action after London 2012 auction site promises memorabilia it doesn't have

14:23 [Telegraph] Lord Strathclyde resigns as Leader of the Lords

14:23 [Fox News: politics] Bank of America reaches multi-billion dollar settlement with Fannie Mae

14:24 [Guardian] Pope asks world to stop Syria becoming 'field of ruins' – live blog

14:24 [Guardian] Google chief Eric Schmidt begins North Korea visit

14:26 [Pravda] Syria's air defense is key to Assad's courage

14:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Seal rescued from Guernsey coast

14:27 [CNN: Entertainment] Depardieu makes Russia trip after accepting citizenship

14:27 [CNN: Entertainment] Kimmel prepares for battle with Leno

14:27 [CNN: Money] Bank of America in $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae

14:27 [Global Voices] Technology Helps Kenyans Reveal Fraud in Political Party Memberships

14:27 [CNET News] Get a Westinghouse Digital Bluetooth speaker for $79.99

14:27 [The Independent] Leader of the English Defence League, Stephen Lennon, is jailed for using false passport

14:29 [Spiegel] Model Reformer in Trouble: Ireland Lobbies to Have Europe Share Banking Risk

14:30 [CNN] Cover story excerpt: Jimmy Kimmel prepares for battle with Jay Leno

14:31 [BBC: Technology] Smart fork goes on show at CES

14:31 [Pravda] The legacy of Fidel Castro

14:32 [Guardian] Is Mr Selfridge the new Downton Abbey?

14:33 [CNN] Depardieu's puzzling love for Russia

14:33 [Slate Magazine] The Movie Club

14:33 [The Hindu - News] Rapists in UK getting away with a “slap on the wrist’’

14:35 [Slashdot] Shareholders Sue Novell Board

14:35 [Deutsche Welle] China plans labor camp reforms

14:35 [Deutsche Welle] China eyeing Daimler, claims Chinese newspaper

14:35 [Deutsche Welle] German ex-president Wulff separates from wife

14:39 [CNN] GOP House's inaction on VAWA shows bigotry

14:40 [The Hindu - News] Yatra against manual scavenging reaches Mumbai

14:40 [The Hindu - News] Cold wave unabated in North India, 24 more die

14:41 [CNN: Money] BofA in $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae

14:43 [NPR] Bank Of America To Pay Fannie Mae $3.6B, Buy Back $6.75B In Mortgages

14:43 [CNET News] Windows RT hacked to run unsigned desktop apps

14:43 [CNET News] Apple App Store hits 40 billion downloads; 20 billion in 2012, alone

14:44 [BBC: Entertainment] Roberts for The Normal Heart film

14:47 [zero hedge] Speculators Rush Into Risk By Most Since 2007

14:49 [CNN: Politics] Salam: There's method to Christie's madness

14:49 [CNN: Politics] Gun legislation an uphill battle

14:49 [CNN: Politics] Source: Obama's to announce Brennan as new CIA director

14:49 [CNN: Politics] Congress votes to allow ethics team to continue

14:52 [BBC: Education] Childcare cost 'impossible' for many

14:54 [New Statesman] Rejoice! John Redwood has discovered the root cause of poverty

14:54 [msnbc] BofA in $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae

14:54 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

14:54 [Guardian] Silvio Berlusconi renews rightwing alliance ahead of Italian elections

14:56 [Voice of America] Obama to Nominate Brennan as CIA Chief

14:56 [Pravda] Dmitri Shostakovich: A tribute

14:57 [CNN: Politics] Source: Brennan picked for CIA

14:58 [The Hindu - News] It’s time to start a start-up

14:58 [The Independent] Moons 'could hold alien life'

14:58 [Fox News: politics] Obama to nominate Hagel, Brennan for top security posts despite criticism

14:58 [NPR] Top Stories: CIA Nomination; Aurora Shooting Hearing; Football

14:59 [Fin24 News] Agricultural boycott could harm SA

14:59 [Disinformation] Eight Million Dog Mummies Uncovered In Egyptian Chamber

15:01 [CNET News] Ideo's David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs

15:04 [Middle East Monitor] Wadah Khanfar: Key Strategic Trends for the Middle East in 2013

15:04 [New Statesman] Microfinance shouldn't do the government's job

15:04 [Guardian] Mother jailed for life for beating son to death for not learning Qur'an

15:04 [Guardian] Channel 4 News faces investigation over royal prank call bulletin

15:04 [CNN: Travel] Unruly passenger duct-taped to seat

15:06 [The Hindu - News] Pak registers protest over Indian “attack” on Pakistani post

15:07 [Raw Story] Sen. Rand Paul’s son arrested for public intoxication

15:08 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2012

15:08 [Russia Today] Prison reform controversy: China may close notorious labor camps

15:09 [msnbc: politics] Hagel nomination under fire from both parties

15:10 [The Hindu - News] Pak registers protest over Indian “attack” on Army post


15:14 [The Atlantic: International] Obama's Big Egypt Test: Sinai

15:16 [Voice of America] US President to Nominate Brennan as CIA Chief

15:17 [Big Think] Indonesian Government To Schools: Less Science, More Religion

15:17 [Truthdig] Fools on the Hill

15:17 [Truthdig] 60000 Homeless Vets

15:17 [Truthdig] Hate Hate Hagel

15:17 [Truthdig] Wingnut Packy Prints

15:19 [Spiegel] Christian and Bettina Wulff Separate: Germany's Former First Couple Splits Up

15:21 [Slashdot] USB 3.0 Getting a Speed Boost To 10 Gbps

15:22 [Guardian] Afghan president flies to Washington for tough talks on military future

15:24 [CNN] Alaska drilling rig refloated, being towed

15:24 [msnbc] Hagel nomination under fire from both parties

15:24 [The Hindu - News] JMM to withdraw support to Jharkhand govt.

15:27 [CNN: Money] The case for a new, cheaper iPhone

15:30 [CNET News] Dropbox rolls out Windows 8 app

15:30 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Tamil Nadu

15:31 [Telegraph] Former Lib Dem minister rebels against George Osborne's benefit squeeze

15:31 [Telegraph] Gérard Depardieu offered post of culture minister in Siberia

15:31 [Telegraph] York Minster to be coated in fat to keep out rain

15:31 [Telegraph] The 2013 Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in China

15:32 [Raw Story] Alabama white supremacist charged for plot to blow up black and gay students

15:37 [The Hindu - News] Asaram: Rape victim should’ve pleaded for mercy

15:37 [Slashdot] NVIDIA Unveils GRID Servers, Tegra 4 SoC and Project SHIELD Mobile Gaming Device

15:37 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain's high appeals court upholds convictions of 13 pro-democracy activists

15:37 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain court upholds life sentences on opposition

15:37 [Truthdig] Threat to Economy

15:37 [Truthdig] Putin and Depardieu

15:37 [Raw Story] Bank of America to pay $11.6 billion in Fannie Mae settlement

15:37 [Global Voices] China's Mass Incidents in 2012

15:38 [zero hedge] Summary Of Key Events In The Coming Week

15:38 [zero hedge] Back To The Future

15:41 [CNN: Money] Stocks slip as debt ceiling comes into focus

15:41 [The Hindu - News] The Next Big Things

15:43 [] New Study: Meter Rise in Oceans Would Create Coastal Exodus of 200 Million People

15:43 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Kerala

15:43 [BBC: Entertainment] Ofcom censures Channel 4 over X-Men

15:44 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israel to build an electrified fence on occupied Golan Heights

15:44 [The Independent] Disruption at Oxford Circus Tube as plaster falls from ceiling

15:46 [Pravda] Iran approves Assad's anti-crisis plan

15:47 [Raw Story] Soledad chides Cory Booker for not committing to senatorial run

15:48 [Russia Today] ­Brad Pitt joins Chinese Twitter, hints at visit to communist state

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Rooting around for history

15:50 [BBC: Entertainment] Montreux festival founder in coma

15:51 [Pravda] Putin and Medvedev celebrate Christmas separately

15:51 [Telegraph] Counter-terrorism officer 'tried to undermine' phone-hacking investigation

15:51 [Telegraph] Egypt thwarts bid to attack Coptic church

15:51 [Telegraph] Brad Pitt joins Sina Weibo with cryptic tweet

15:52 [Raw Story] Central Texas officials to vote on banning gun shows

15:54 [New Statesman] The Shadow State: probation chiefs voice doubts about outsourcing

15:55 [CNN] 'Go Irish' vs. 'Roll Tide'

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Each applicant needs to qualify individually for US Visa

15:57 [CNN] Where in the world ... ?

15:58 [CBC: politics] Rob Ford removal appeal gets underway

16:00 [The Independent] Mid-term review: Coalition remains committed to deficit reduction

16:00 [The Independent] Organist Alan Greaves murder: motive sought by police

16:00 [The Independent] Rail firms accused of 'ripping off' passengers by increasing car parking charges at stations

16:03 [Russia Today] Berlusconi seeking Italian economy minister post in elections deal with Northern League

16:04 [New Statesman] Five questions answered on the new child benefit cuts taking effect today

16:05 [CNN: Crime] Opinion: GOP House's inaction on VAWA shows bigotry

16:05 [CNN: Crime] N.C. appeals ruling on 'Choose Life' plates

16:05 [CNN: Crime] Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested, charged with underage drinking

16:05 [] Armenians, Greeks Reach Ceasefire on Church-Cleaning Conflict

16:06 [Reuters] Bank of America to settle with Fannie Mae, sell mortgage assets

16:06 [AL JAZEERA] Abbas orders issue of 'Palestine' passports

16:08 [zero hedge] Fannie Says Household Financial Situtation Outlook Slumps To Worst Since August 2011

16:08 [zero hedge] The Funniest Number Of The Day

16:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] 6 Reasons Obama Is Nominating Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

16:10 [Fox News: politics] Obama Antagonizes with Hagel Pick

16:11 [CNET News] iPad to woo more corporate customers this year, says analyst

16:12 [CNN: Crime] Aurora shooting case heads to court

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for January 7, 2013

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Obama's Cheney? "Assassination Czar" John Brennan Brings Legacy of Drone War and Torture to CIA Nod

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Chuck Hagel Faces Tough Confirmation from Senate Hawks for Rejecting Party Line on Israel, Iran

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: Hacker Group Anonymous Leaks Chilling Video in Case of Alleged Steubenville Rape, Cover-Up

16:17 [Raw Story] Prince Charles determined to fight climate change for his unborn grandchild

16:17 [Raw Story] A Single, Repulsive Dude Online Cannot Tell Us About All Men and Women

16:18 [Global Voices] “We Cannot Do it Alone”, A Mayor's Plea for US Intervention in Mali

16:20 [CNN: Money] Apple's App Store: 40 billion and counting

16:21 [Mother Jones] GOP Sen. Ted Cruz: "I Don't Think What Washington Needs Is More Compromise"

16:22 [Middle East Report] The Walls of Tahrir

16:24 [Truthout] Will Americans Be Able to Watch Al Jazeera America?

16:24 [Voice of America] Censorship Fight at Newspaper in China Grows

16:24 [msnbc: politics] Son of US Sen. Rand Paul arrested at NC airport

16:25 [Deutsche Welle] Kenya's latest political alliance

16:25 [Deutsche Welle] Lebanon's middle class steadily shrinking

16:25 [Deutsche Welle] Icelandic power export plans still a pipe dream

16:25 [Deutsche Welle] Egyptian army foils bomb attack near Coptic church

16:25 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Should Employers Ban Smartphones?

16:26 [Pravda] Liberalism kills, didn't you know?

16:26 [Reuters: politics] Obama to tap Hagel for Pentagon, Brennan for CIA

16:27 [CNET News] Google's Schmidt arrives in North Korea

16:27 [CNN: Money] Honda saves the Civic

16:28 [Telegraph] Squirrel rescued from pond by three fire engines

16:29 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Biggest ever international air force exercise taking place in Israel

16:31 [Pravda] New method for curing migraine discovered

16:31 [CNN] Love and romance flourish in France as Valentine's Day comes early for Epinal

16:32 [Raw Story] Fox News guest likens Democrats to the Third Reich over assault weapons ban

16:35 [New Statesman] Cameron commits to TV debates in 2015

16:36 [CNN] 5 fun and odd gadgets from CES

16:36 [AL JAZEERA] Myanmar forces 'attack' rebel headquarters

16:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why Austerity Is Triggering a Crisis

16:39 [CNET News] Pandora signs Chrysler, service now in 1000 gadgets or cars

16:39 [The Atlantic: International] A $16 Million Bet on the Future of Chinese Retail

16:42 [Slashdot] Now You Can Control Any Win 8 Kit With Your Eyes

16:42 [CNN: Technology] Five fun and odd gadgets from CES

16:44 [CNN: Money] How to tackle your spouse's overspending

16:44 [Telegraph] Indian gang-rape suspects 'deserve not less than death penalty'

16:44 [Telegraph] Breakfast 'should be eaten in silence'

16:44 [AL JAZEERA] Myanmar forces 'attack' rebel outposts

16:46 [CNN] Berlusconi in pact with rightwing League

16:47 [The Independent] Mother jailed for life for beating son to death because he failed to learn Koran by heart

16:47 [Raw Story] Tulsa church moves to block rape victim’s mother from claiming damages

16:49 [Fox News: politics] Supreme Court won't stop embryonic stem cell research

16:50 [CNET News] Nintendo chief Iwata: Wii U sales 'not bad'

16:51 [United Nations Foundation] The Power of Pills: Putting Abortion Back in the Hands of Women Around the World

16:52 [Mother Jones] Hagel's Half-Courageous Stand on the Iraq War

16:55 [CNN: Living] Cell phones on planes? For texting, not gabbing

16:55 [CNN: Living] Allergy bullying: When food is a weapon

16:55 [CNN: Living] Five fun and odd gadgets from CES

16:55 [CNN: Living] Italian fashion boss feared missing off Venezuela

16:56 [Voice of America] Pakistan Protests Indian Attack on Military Post

16:57 [Raw Story] Supreme Court refuses to overturn Georgia’s church gun ban

16:59 [NPR] Lee Harvey Oswald's Apartment Building Is Coming Down, Dallas Declares

17:00 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israelis detain even more Palestinians in occupied West Bank

17:00 [Telegraph] Silvio Berlusconi 'will not run for Italian prime minister'

17:00 [Telegraph] Christians around the world celebrate Orthodox Christmas and the Epiphany

17:00 [Telegraph] Eye implant hope for common cause of blindness

17:00 [Telegraph] Argentina condemns David Cameron's 'military threats' over Falklands

17:00 [New Statesman] The storm over Suarez's handball is a simple case of double standards

17:06 [BBC: Technology] Google drops China search warning

17:06 [AL JAZEERA] Obama 'to nominate' Brennan as CIA chief

17:06 [CNN] Hagel has history of controversial positions

17:09 [Disinformation] Tea Party Organization FreedomWorks’ Internal Documents Leaked

17:09 [Disinformation] Confession: I’m on SSRIs

17:10 [New Statesman] Britain's own war on women

17:12 [Slashdot] Richard Stallman Answers Your Questions

17:12 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Major Test for Israel Lobby As Obama Leans to Hagel for Pentagon

17:12 [AL JAZEERA] Nepalese protest violence against women

17:12 [Truthdig] Modern Kids at Play

17:13 [OpEdNews] Our New Double-Standard for Justice

17:15 [Fox News] Still Stranded By Sandy

17:15 [Fox News] See Burma By Boat

17:15 [Fox News] Weirdest Themed Eateries

17:15 [Fox News] 'Thriller' Vixen Gets Jacko $$

17:16 [msnbc] Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested at N.C. airport

17:16 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

17:16 [msnbc] San Francisco woman doused with liquid, set on fire

17:16 [CNN] Marijuana use is too risky a choice

17:17 [AlterNet] 20 Percent of Americans Don't Believe in God--So Why is Our Congress So Religious?

17:17 [AlterNet] A Tool to Rebuild Our Teachers Unions

17:18 [The Independent] N-Dubz rapper Dappy denies petrol station affray charges

17:18 [The Independent] Female domination of Bafta Rising Star 2013 shortlist is a 'happy accident' following last year's all-male line-up

17:18 [Russia Today] Ireland copyright battle: Newspapers demand $400 for sharing links

17:19 [BBC: Science & Environment] Crossrail's impact on London

17:20 [Reuters: politics] Supreme Court won't hear challenge over PAC disclosures

17:21 [BBC: Science & Environment] Wolves raid east Russia villages

17:21 [Caritas Internationalis] Pope Benedict calls for Syrian ceasefire

17:22 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for January 7, 2013

17:23 [OpEdNews] State of Fear

17:24 [Fin24 News] Big banks pay billions over foreclosures

17:25 [Truthout] The Magic of Privatizing Public Schools

17:25 [Truthout] Moving Day

17:27 [Raw Story] Unpaid restaurant bill sparks deadly religious riot in India

17:28 [CNET News] Walmart will convert your discs to digital from your home

17:29 [NPR] Amid Pandemonium, Court In Indian Rape Case Is Closed To Public

17:29 [NPR] Skinny Isn't All That: Survey Finds Fewer American Women Are Dieting

17:30 [BBC: Technology] Chinese dad hires virtual hitmen

17:30 [Truthout] A Newsworthy Investment

17:31 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: Is a kilogram getting lighter?

17:32 [Telegraph] Detectives to open grave in search for missing schoolgirl

17:32 [Telegraph] Record figures end mixed year for Ryanair

17:32 [Telegraph] Kate Winslet's husband seeks to ban publication of 'partly naked' photos

17:32 [Raw Story] Iraq unearths 1,400-year-old gold coins

17:33 [CNN] Why Depardieu's 'pathetic' desertion has caused French storm

17:34 [The Independent] Montreux Jazz Festival founder in a coma after skiing injury

17:34 [The Independent] British tourist killed falling from Australian waterfall Wentworth Falls

17:37 [Fox News: politics] Obama Antagonizes with Hagel Pick

17:37 [Fox News: politics] House Democrat Serrano tries to alter Constitution, end presidential term limits

17:38 [CNN] Why has Al Jazeera set its sights on U.S.?

17:39 [CNET News] Warner Bros. to bring 'Revolution,' 'Fringe' to Netflix

17:39 [CNET News] Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga's CES 2013 keynote: Join us Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. PT (live blog)

17:41 [New Statesman] Clegg has nothing to lose and much to gain from his phone-in show

17:42 [BBC: Entertainment] Guitarist 'embarrassed' by appeal

17:42 [msnbc: politics] Inaugural ball tickets snapped up early due to Ticketmaster goof

17:42 [Raw Story] Hip hop festival highlights how the genre took root in France

17:42 [Raw Story] German teacher wins legal battle over snowball fight injuries

17:43 [Topix Activism News] VIDEO: India rape: 'More activism needed'

17:45 [zero hedge] Banks Put Linda Green Behind Them With $10 Billion Robosigning Settlement

17:45 [zero hedge] Worst Is First In 2013 As Most-Shorted Names Soar (Again)

17:45 [zero hedge] Apple Price Target: $50 Stock By 2016

17:46 [CNET News] LG's OLED TV to arrive in March for about $12K

17:48 [msnbc] Inaugural ball tickets snapped up early due to Ticketmaster goof

17:48 [Fox News: politics] 10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

17:48 [Financial Times] Mahama sworn in as Ghana president

17:48 [Financial Times] Rape protests mark India turning point

17:48 [CNN: Money] Banks to pay $8.5 billion in foreclosure settlement

17:50 [Financial Times] Bahrain upholds dissenters’ sentences

17:50 [Financial Times] China chemical spill poisons water

17:52 [Mother Jones] The $1 Trillion Platinum Coin is Horrible, Lawless Policy

17:52 [Telegraph] BBC hawk kills pigeon as staff look on

17:52 [Telegraph] Row over unpaid restaurant bill erupts into riot

17:52 [Telegraph] Snapshot: Reducing the deficit... with Ronseal

17:53 [Slate Magazine] The GOP’s Next Round of Hostage Negotiations

17:54 [Voice of America] Afghan President Heads to Washington for Talks

17:55 [CNET News] Cisco adds three more routers to its 802.11ac portfolio

17:55 [CNET News] Lenovo partners with BlueStacks

17:55 [zero hedge] 'Gold Rush' Bubble? US Gold Coin Sales Fall 25% In 2012

17:55 [zero hedge] How To Profit From The Impending Bursting Of The Education Bubble, pt 2 - "Knowledge How" & Diplomas As Fictitious Assets

17:55 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Retired intelligence chief labels Netanyahu and Barack as opportunists

17:55 [Truthout] It’s Official: Iran’s Presence in the Region a Threat to US, According to Congress and Obama

17:55 [Truthout] Corporations in Illinois: What Have You Got to Hide?

18:00 [AL JAZEERA] Syria rebels 'monitor' chemical weapons sites

18:01 [CNN] Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested, charged with underage drinking

18:01 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

18:02 [Slashdot] Windows RT Jailbroken To Run Third-Party Desktop Apps

18:02 [Big Think] Using The Power of Certainty to Drive Growth in an Uncertain World

18:02 [Big Think] Israel's "Photoshop Law" Goes Into Effect

18:02 [Big Think] More Indian Women Are Applying For Gun Permits

18:02 [Financial Times] Transatlantic trade talks near lift-off

18:02 [Financial Times] Kurdistan’s vast reserves draw oil majors

18:03 [The Hindu - News] High drama as hearing begins in gang-rape case

18:03 [Guardian] China anti-censorship protest attracts support across country

18:03 [Guardian] Michael Gove warned over introduction of performance-related pay for teachers

18:04 [CNET News] Sharp's 6 series LCDs feature smart TV

18:04 [CNET News] LG touts TV lineup, 'smart' devices at CES 2013

18:04 [The Independent] Eh, sexy PC: Cornish police go 'Gangnam Style' for little boy with brain tumour

18:05 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Age of Surgical Censorship

18:05 [The Onion] MARIETTA, OH—Jim Koepp, 59, simultaneously replaced his sparkplugs and held a conversation without once taking the cigarette out of his mouth.

18:06 [Reuters] BofA reaches $11.6 billion settlement with Fannie Mae

18:08 [CNN] Lindsay Lohan attorney says club altercation charges 'not ready'

18:08 [zero hedge] Gallup Finds December Consumer Spending... Soared?

18:09 [Good] Wind-Powered Land Mine Destroyer Now on Kickstarter

18:10 [CNN] 'Fringe' series finale will be 'incredibly emotional'

18:10 [Deutsche Welle] Berlin airport board sees reshuffle over delay

18:10 [Deutsche Welle] Militant pro-British groups exploit Belfast clashes

18:10 [Deutsche Welle] China expands media reach in Africa

18:11 [Truthout] Don’t Feed The Debt-Ceiling Trolls

18:11 [CNN: Money] 10 BANKS TO PAY $8.5 BILLION

18:11 [CNN: Money] Good luck figuring your new tax rate!

18:11 [CNN: Money] Stocks skid on eve of earnings season

18:11 [CNN: Money] A Kickstarter for green energy

18:12 [Telegraph] Simon Wiesenthal Centre criticised over anti-Semites of 2012 list

18:12 [Telegraph] Indian police suspended in another suspected gang-rape case

18:12 [Truthdig] The Hoax of Entitlement Reform

18:12 [Truthdig] A Long, Hard, Forgiving Look at Chuck Hagel

18:14 [NPR] Big Banks Agree To Pay $8.5 Billion To Settle Foreclosure-Abuse Claims

18:14 [NPR] Secretary Clinton Back At Work

18:14 [Amnesty International] Egyptian blogger facing military trial must be released

18:16 [Spiegel] Letter from Berlin: Merkel's Zombie Coalition Partner Puts Reelection at Risk

18:16 [Spiegel] Picture This: The Witches of Venice

18:17 [CNN] Library of Congress digs into 170 billion tweets

18:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Lohan heads to court again

18:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Dempsey saves coffee house

18:17 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Fringe' finale 'incredibly emotional'

18:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Kimmel preps for Leno battle

18:17 [Slashdot] Netflix Open-Sources "Janitor Monkey" AWS Cleanup Tool

18:18 [Raw Story] Racist sign threatening Spanish speakers removed from playground in Delaware

18:18 [] Tar Sands Blockaders Take Over TransCanada Offices in Houston

18:18 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Fringe' finale 'emotional'

18:19 [msnbc] LG bringing OLED TV to US in March for $12,000

18:19 [Fin24 News] Outa steps up e-toll fight

18:19 [NPR] Pregnancies Way Past Due Date Are On The Decline

18:20 [CNET News] Sharp debuts 32-inch 4K resolution IGZO LCD monitor

18:21 [Truthout] Latvia’s Economic Disaster as a Neoliberal Success Story: A Model for Europe and the US?

18:23 [Mother Jones] Getting a Republican to Implement Democratic Defense Policies is Unnerving the GOP

18:24 [Russia Today] China censorship row escalates to rare street protest (PHOTOS)

18:25 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures

18:27 [Truthdig] India Gang Rape Victim Identified

18:27 [Fox News: politics] Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in late March

18:29 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Potter's Hermione and other news

18:30 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli centre-left bloc fails to unite

18:31 [AlterNet] Republican Votes Against Hurricane Sandy Assistance 7 Years After Begging For Aid Post-Katrina

18:31 [Slashdot] US Nuclear Lab Removes Chinese Tech

18:34 [msnbc] Chinese protesters stage rare censorship demo

18:34 [Telegraph] Pupils to learn Byron and Blake by heart in poetry drive

18:34 [Telegraph] NHS error leads to thousands having online medical record without knowledge

18:34 [Telegraph] Arnold Schwarzenegger says violence in films not to blame for gun massacres

18:34 [Telegraph] BBC spends £6million in six months on Broadcasting House

18:35 [The Independent] The 10 Best fitness boot camps

18:35 [The Independent] The awful secret that destroyed our family

18:35 [The Independent] What's hot in fitness for 2013

18:35 [The Independent] Spitfire crash lands at East Midlands Airport

18:36 [CNET News] Smartphone shipments to hit 1 billion this year, says report

18:36 [The Hindu - News] Health scheme ok, but we won’t take chances

18:36 [Reuters] Five accused in India rape case charged in court

18:36 [Reuters: politics] Senator Durbin tours drought-ravaged Mississippi River

18:37 [Guardian] UK Border Agency texts tell legitimate immigrants to leave UK

18:38 [CNET News] Sharp updates AQUOS lineup, intros SmartCentral interface

18:38 [The Hindu - News] Obama stirs up row with Defence, CIA nominees

18:38 [zero hedge] AXIS of WMDS...

18:38 [zero hedge] Revolution Vs "Turboparalysis" - The Real New Normal

18:38 [zero hedge] The Delusions of the Bulls, Central Banks, and CPI

18:39 [CNN: Politics] Will the new Congress act on guns?

18:39 [CNN: Politics] With new Congress comes a new push for gun laws

18:39 [Guardian] Naftali Bennett interview: 'There won't be a Palestinian state within Israel'

18:40 [CNN] Gallery: Celebs you can expect to see a lot of in 2013

18:41 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Why French stars are going Russian

18:42 [CNN] Anti-abortion group loses appeal over PAC status

18:42 [The Hindu - News] 'Daring' daily in strike against Chinese censorship

18:42 [Voice of America] Pope Benedict: Stop Syria’s 'Endless Slaughter'

18:43 [Financial Times] China media stand-off with censors escalates

18:44 [CNN: Entertainment] Gallery: Celebs you can expect to see a lot of in 2013

18:44 [The Hindu - News] Rajapaksa rebuffs compromise suggestion

18:44 [CNET News] Shutterfly picks up cloud-based image-storing site ThisLife

18:44 [Fox News] Unborn baby's fingernail nearly kills mother

18:44 [Fox News] Bank of America reaches settlement with Fannie Mae- 10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

18:44 [Fox News] Suspected US drone found floating in Philippines

18:44 [Fox News] Sen. Paul's son reportedly arrested at airport

18:46 [New Statesman] London’s welcomes Men’s Fashion Week

18:46 [CBC: politics] Rob Ford removal appeal underway in Toronto

18:46 [CBC: politics] Anti-spam proposal prohibits secret monitoring software

18:48 [Raw Story] Bryan Fischer: AR-15 is ‘nothing more than a fancy-pants hunting rifle’

18:48 [The Hindu - News] How the kilogram has put on flab

18:48 [OpEdNews] Does Truth Have A Future In America?

18:50 [msnbc: politics] La. Sen. Vitter calls Reid an 'idiot' for Sandy-Katrina comparison

18:50 [CNET News] AT&T takes on Netflix, Hulu with own VOD service

18:51 [New Statesman] London welcomes Men’s Fashion Week

18:52 [The Hindu - News] Obama stirs up row with Defence, CIA nominees

18:53 [Fin24 News] Turkey to bolster trade with Africa

18:54 [CNN] Sparks could fly in Hagel confirmation hearings

18:54 [msnbc: politics] Supreme Court lets embryonic stem cell research proceed

18:54 [The Hindu - News] World divided over Syrian President’s peace plan

18:55 [AL JAZEERA] Indian gang-rape suspects charged in court

18:56 [] Turkey: Is Showdown Brewing Between Erdoğan Government and Gülen Movement?

18:56 [CNN: Money] Nvidia launches new Shield gaming device

18:56 [Spiegel] Unloved But Effective: Air Berlin CEO Mehdorn CEO Steps Down

18:57 [The Onion] 4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Steep hike in IIT tuition fee

18:59 [Russia Today] ­$1 million Matisse stolen 25 years ago recovered

18:59 [NPR] Kulluk Drilling Rig Being Towed To Shelter In Alaska

19:00 [CNET News] Lexar announces its first XQD memory cards

19:00 [CNET News] Sharp's AQUOS LED TV portfolio gets bigger, smarter at CES 2013

19:00 [CNET News] Market slumps but upgrade sends Amazon to all-time high

19:02 [The Hindu - News] Pushpak pushes its way to greater glory

19:03 [Raw Story] Watch live: Obama announces nominations for CIA and Defense chiefs

19:04 [Russia Today] 90-year-old Saudi man buys underage girl for marriage

19:04 [Russia Today] Library of Congress almost done archiving 170 billion tweets

19:04 [NPR] Coming Up: Obama To Nominate Hagel For Defense, Brennan For CIA

19:05 [CNN: Money] 14 GADGETS WE WISH FOR

19:06 [] All Kyrgyz Hostages Released From Uzbek District Following Rioting

19:06 [Reuters] U.S. governor, Google's Schmidt arrive in North Korea

19:08 [The Hindu - News] Kidney trade reaps grim harvest under police’s nose

19:09 [AlterNet] How the Chuck Hagel Brawl Exposes Neocons and Reveals the Limits of American Power

19:10 [The Hindu - News] Illegal hoardings block city’s sight

19:11 [Telegraph] Surprised Scots spot local shipwreck on Life of Pi poster

19:11 [Telegraph] Burns defies criticism over use of ministerial car

19:12 [msnbc: politics] How White House is advising allies to answer 'tough questions' about Hagel

19:12 [CNN: Technology] 5 fun and odd gadgets from CES

19:12 [CNN: Technology] Library of Congress has 170B tweets

19:13 [Raw Story] Virginia lawmaker readies new voter restrictions

19:14 [Russia Today] Obama nominates Hagel for Secretary of Defense, Brennan for CIA head

19:14 [CNN: Health] Doctors can't document patients' gun use

19:14 [CNET News] No signal of any LG mobile announcements at CES 2013

19:14 [Amnesty International] Qatar must not return ex-diplomat to Saudi Arabia amid torture fears

19:15 [AL JAZEERA] Obama nominates Brennan as CIA chief

19:15 [CNN] GOP, don't fight the Hagel nomination

19:15 [CBC: politics] Rob Ford's lawyer fights 'draconian' removal order

19:16 [CNN: Health] Food allergies and bullying

19:16 [CNN: Health] 'American Idol' favorite overcomes Tourette's, Asperger's

19:16 [CNN: Health] Getting rid of stress

19:16 [The Hindu - News] It is not just a potter’s job anymore

19:17 [Slashdot] Google Gives Up Fight Against Chinese Censorship

19:19 [The Hindu - News] Cases being filed to harass me: Akbar

19:19 [AL JAZEERA] Obama names CIA chief and defence secretary

19:19 [Russia Today] Meow! Malaysia launches social network for cats

19:19 [The Atlantic: National] Held Without Retrial for 11,800 Days, Texas Inmate Still Waits for Justice

19:19 [Mother Jones] CHARTS: Gun Buybacks Probably Won't Prevent the Next Newtown

19:19 [Mother Jones] Today in Orwellianism: Torture Isn't Torture if it Stops When You Start Talking

19:20 [Reuters] Former governor Richardson, Google's Schmidt arrive in North Korea

19:20 [Deutsche Welle] Ghana ushers in John Mahama as new leader

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Akbaruddin Owaisi fails to appear before police

19:21 [msnbc] Hearing in Aurora massacre under way in Colorado

19:21 [msnbc] Supreme Court lets embryonic stem cell research proceed

19:21 [msnbc] Sponsored By:

19:23 [AL JAZEERA] Obama picks CIA chief and defence secretary

19:26 [] Georgia Promises To End Military Conscription -- Again

19:26 [Voice of America] Berlusconi Won't Stand as Italian PM Candidate

19:27 [Telegraph] Car parking rises fresh blow for commuters

19:27 [The Hindu - News] ‘Majlis will emerge stronger from crisis’

19:27 [CNN] John Brennan, Obama's drone warrior

19:28 [CNN: Health] Docs can't document patient gun use

19:28 [CNN] Obama taps Brennan as CIA director

19:29 [The Hindu - News] State nod must to book case under Section 295 A: court

19:29 [The Hindu - News] Godman’s unholy sermon on rape sparks outrage

19:30 [Reuters] Obama nominates Hagel as defense secretary, Brennan for CIA

19:30 [Deutsche Welle] Higher wages key to eurozone revival, think tank says

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Congress responds cautiously

19:31 [The Hindu - News] Crisis in Jharkhand as JMM withdraws support to BJP

19:31 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates Hagel as defense secretary, Brennan for CIA

19:32 [BBC: Education] VIDEO: Child benefit changes take effect

19:33 [OpEdNews] Excusing Torture, Again

19:33 [Financial Times] Iran reiterates support of Syrian regime

19:35 [Financial Times] Obama announces key security roles

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Home Ministry orders probe into ‘police delay’

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Magisterial probe ordered into Dhule violence

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Fast-tracking cases brooks no further delay, CJI tells High Courts

19:37 [msnbc] Holmes 'very relaxed' after theater massacre, officer says

19:38 [zero hedge] More Central Bank Gimmicks Exposed As European Collateral Shortage Deteriorates

19:38 [zero hedge] Obama: "Now It's Personnel" - Live Webcast

19:39 [CNET News] AP sells first sponsored tweets to Samsung

19:39 [Fox News: politics] Barney Frank crafts return to Congress -- days after retiring

19:39 [The Hindu - News] Most bizarre and insensitive statement, says Brinda

19:40 [AlterNet] The Conservative Movement: An Shady Moneymaking Venture Sucking Cash from Naive Supporters

19:42 [straight] Photo of the Day: Idle No More at the border

19:42 [straight] Video: Wacky, up-close view of trombone player

19:42 [straight] Can you print me five copies of that heart?

19:42 [CNET News] German state threatens Zuckerberg with $26K fine

19:42 [CNET News] Panasonic sticks with plasma-heavy TV lineup

19:42 [CNET News] Secure line: AT&T to launch home security biz in March

19:42 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Time to End the Korean War

19:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Fixing The Problem Isn't Difficult

19:42 [Topix Activism News] Outgoing Montana governor taking no action on Ronald Smith clemency

19:43 [Raw Story] South Carolina restaurant caught using ‘How to catch an illegal immigrant’ uniform

19:43 [The Hindu - News] IITs to enrol more PhD candidates

19:44 [Slate Magazine] The Most Worthless Week in Tech

19:45 [This Magazine] Best albums of 2012

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Next spectrum auction in March; CDMA price cut recommended

19:46 [CNET News] Lowe's corrals home management under Iris

19:46 [Fox News] PICK A FIGHT? Obama Nominates Hagel Despite Bipartisan Criticism

19:46 [Fox News] SEX ON THE WEB: Educator Fights Charge He Ran 'Virtual' Brothel

19:46 [Fox News] TIPPING THE SCALES: Like a Lot of Us, the Kilogram's Gained Weight

19:47 [CNN: Money] How we used our payroll tax cut

19:47 [CNN: Money] Gun shows in Newtown, Conn., area canceled

19:47 [CNN: Money] 3D printer stock soars on CES hype

19:47 [CNN: Money] Why Cisco wants to remake your city

19:48 [Truthout] The Hoax of Entitlement Reform

19:49 [Russia Today] Sen. Rand Paul calls for reduction in foreign aid to Israel

19:49 [Slashdot] Giant Squid Filmed In Natural Habitat For the First Time

19:51 [The Hindu - News] 4 CRPF jawans missing after encounter with Maoists

19:53 [Raw Story] Pre-inauguration ‘Gun Appreciation Day’ to ‘strike the fear of God’ in lawmakers

19:53 [Raw Story] 10 home loan servicers will pay $8.5 billion in settlement to borrowers

19:53 [The Hindu - Opinion] Return of the marines

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Now, a network to net criminals

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Syria, bilateral ties on agenda as top Chinese diplomat heads to India

19:53 [CNN] Six gadget trends to look for at CES

19:53 [OpEdNews] Ex CIA Operative the First to be Sentenced for Leaks to Reporter

19:55 [The Atlantic: Politics] Let Barney Frank Take Over for Kerry

19:55 [CNN: Politics] Bergen: John Brennan, Obama's drone warrior

19:55 [CNN: Politics] Obama taps Brennan as new CIA director

19:55 [CNN: Politics] Hagel has history of controversial positions

19:55 [CNN: Money] Electric cars may get noisier

19:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] Retrograde torrent

19:55 [CNET News] Amp your iDevice with Kubxlab acoustic amplifier case

19:55 [CNET News] Bosch lays out home and auto tech plans at CES 2013

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Cervical cancer drug trials risky, says plea in court

19:55 [CNN] Sparks could fly in 'historic' Hagel confirmation hearings

19:55 [Reuters] Chinese hold anti-censorship protest outside newspaper

19:56 [World Policy Institute] Time for a World Space Policy

19:56 [Guardian] Mother jailed for beating son to death for failing to memorise Qur'an

19:56 [Guardian] Stuart Hall in court charged with indecent assault of three girls

19:56 [BBC: Technology] Capt Kirk tweets Canada astronaut

19:56 [BBC: Science & Environment] Capt Kirk tweets Canada astronaut

19:57 [CNN] Messi crowned world's best for record fourth time

19:57 [CNN] Lazio charged with racist fan behavior

19:58 [The Onion] Army Commander Depressed After Reading Facebook Comments On Latest Raid

19:58 [CNET News] Panasonic's E series LCDs are feature-rich

19:59 [Global Voices] Japan: Digital Backyard in Sapporo

19:59 [AlterNet] Mexican Restaurant Makes Employees Wear Racist ‘How To Catch An Illegal Immigrant’ T-Shirt

19:59 [AlterNet] Showdown at San Onofre: Why the Nuclear Industry May Be Dealt a Big Blow

20:00 [Disinformation] Double Helix DNA Cloud Appears Above Moscow

20:00 [msnbc: politics] Obama taps 'American patriot' Hagel for Pentagon job

20:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Restaurant bill sparks deadly Indian riot

20:01 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court notice to freed TADA convict

20:03 [The Hindu - News] Ruling coalition playing favourites, says PDP

20:04 [Russia Today] British mother gets life for murdering son over Koran studies

20:04 [Fox News: politics] Controversial comments by CIA director nominee John Brennan

20:05 [The Hindu - News] You can kill a person in self-defence: DGP

20:06 [Slashdot] C Beats Java As Number One Language According To TIOBE Index

20:07 [CNN: Politics] Sparks could fly in 'historic' Hagel confirmation hearings

20:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] For an India-led security architecture in South Asia

20:07 [The Hindu - News] CAT results tomorrow

20:08 [CNET News] Lexus shows off its safety research prototype at CES 2013

20:08 [Truthout] Film Gives Only Partial Picture of Fracking's Negative Consequences

20:09 [Good] My Wish for the Future: A Food Literate Society

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Kargil gets first civil air connectivity with Jammu, rest of India

20:09 [The Hindu - News] Tribal youth killed in blast

20:11 [The Hindu - News] Jawan held for stalking teenager

20:12 [The Nation] Obama Versus Physics

20:13 [The Hindu - News] From Nagapattinam to Mumbai, a journey that ended in death

20:14 [The Atlantic: International] How John Kerry Can Use the Internet Even Better Than Hillary Clinton

20:15 [Amnesty International] Tunisia: Appeal ruling against former presidential adviser ‘a new low’ for freedom of expression

20:15 [zero hedge] In Case There Was Any Confusion Just Who The Fed Works For...

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Indian-origin woman jailed for killing son who could not memorise Koran

20:19 [Slate Magazine] Double X Is Looking for Spring Interns

20:19 [Mother Jones] Republicans Should Choose a Different Hostage

20:21 [Reuters] Obama picks Hagel for defense, Brennan for CIA

20:23 [Raw Story] Stolen Matisse found in Britain

20:23 [Raw Story] Catholic Church warns Venezuela faces ‘morally unacceptable’ crisis with Chavez’s health

20:23 [Raw Story] Siberian region places bounty on wolves

20:23 [Raw Story] Hockey-mad Canadians thrilled at NHL deal

20:24 [Reuters: politics] Obama picks Hagel for defense, Brennan for CIA

20:24 [CNN] Supreme Court allows federal stem cell research to continue

20:25 [CNET News] Sharp Purios about Ultra HD TV

20:27 [Voice of America] C.A.R. Minister Says Rebels Edging Closer to Capital

20:27 [Telegraph] 15-year-old Saudi girl flees from 90-year-old husband

20:27 [Telegraph] 'Seven million working families hit by benefits cut'

20:29 [Voice of America] South Africa Sends 400 Troops to Central African Republic

20:29 [Anarchist news] Holiday Letter from Grand Jury Resister Kteeo

20:29 [Anarchist news] Send Birthday Cards To Anarchist Hacker Jeremy Hammond

20:30 [Financial Times] Berlusconi fights back with rightwing alliance

20:30 [Guardian] The euro crisis is over, declares José Manuel Barroso

20:31 [The Hindu - Opinion] An overdraft for a ‘special case’

20:32 [The Progressive] Obama's Status Quo Picks for Pentagon, CIA

20:32 [CNN: Politics] Who is John Brennan?

20:32 [CNN: Politics] Obama taps new CIA director

20:32 [CNN: Politics] Photos: Hagel's career

20:32 [CNN: Politics] Sparks could fly at Hagel hearings

20:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] Raped girl, 15, faces flogging for sex

20:35 [AL JAZEERA] Details revealed in Colorado shooting case

20:35 [AlterNet] Disney's Creepy New Surveillance Tool

20:36 [CNET News] Intel CES preview: Quad-core 'Bay Trail' coming

20:38 [Raw Story] Alex Jones in airport showdown with TSA for refusing to remove his shoes

20:41 [Financial Times] Obama announces new security team

20:42 [straight] B.C. Conservative Leader John Cummins to challenge B.C. Liberals' Mary Polak in Langley

20:42 [straight] The Jam won't be getting back together

20:42 [straight] Real Housewives of Vancouver introduces three new women in season two

20:42 [straight] Double helix appears in sky over Moscow

20:43 [CNN] Rosalynn Carter - Fast Facts

20:43 [OpEdNews] The Fool's Gold-en Rule

20:43 [OpEdNews] Palestinians Must Find "True" Voice

20:44 [Good] Intermission: Create Music With Your Face

20:45 [CNN: Crime] Supreme Court allows federal stem cell research to continue

20:45 [CNN: Crime] Theater shooting suspect was 'relaxed'

20:46 [Guardian] Gérard Depardieu denies leaving France over tax

20:47 [Telegraph] Roman Abramovich buys top showjumping pony for daughter

20:47 [Telegraph] 'Unprofessional' paramedic swore, groped trainees and raced another ambulance, hearing told

20:47 [Telegraph] Theresa May will look into visa records errors

20:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Learning to talk outside gunpoint

20:48 [Raw Story] Student response to school shootings: ‘More guns are not the answer’

20:49 [Slate Magazine] When a Woman Loves Another Man …

20:49 [Slate Magazine] Mr. Schmidt Goes to Pyongyang

20:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] Learning to talk outside gunpoint

20:50 [Mother Jones] On Sea Level Rise, More Experts Lean Toward High End


20:50 [CNN: Money] Gun sales jump, but some gun shows are canceled

20:50 [CNN: Money] 14 gadgets we wish would be unveiled at CES

20:52 [CNET News] Adobe releases Creative Suite 2 for free

20:52 [CNET News] Adjust the sudo time-out behavior in OS X

20:52 [The Hindu - News] Kargil gets first civil air connectivity with Jammu, rest of India

20:52 [Slashdot] Hiding Secret Messages In Skype Silences

20:52 [Big Think] On the Case Against Brotherly Love

20:53 [Truthdig] Ending the Silence on Climate Change

20:54 [Russia Today] France to debate charging Google, other content providers for traffic

20:54 [Russia Today] Iran oil exports fall by 40 percent amid crippling Western sanctions

20:54 [Truthout] American Beyond Capitalism: Historical Perspective

20:58 [Raw Story] New climate change projections surpass previous estimates and threaten 187 million

20:58 [zero hedge] Cliff Asness: "Nobody, Left Or Right, Really Thinks The Math Works, No Matter What They Say In Public"

20:58 [Guardian] Spitfire crash-lands at airport

20:59 [The Onion] American Voices: 'Downton Abbey' Returns To U.S. TV

20:59 [BBC: Also in the news] Honduras police seize golden gun

20:59 [The Hindu - Opinion] Burying democracy in human waste

21:04 [Russia Today] Four in a row! Messi world’s best footballer again

21:06 [Reuters] Syrians brush off Assad speech as fighting rages

21:06 [CNET News] Negear adds Slingbox live TV to NeoTV players

21:07 [CBC: politics] Canada Pension Plan's investments see 'explosive' growth

21:08 [Truthdig] Chris Hedges on the Fiscal Cliff ‘Ruse’

21:09 [Russia Today] US banks agree an $8.5 billion foreclosure settlement

21:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] Remarks that backfire

21:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] Punishment for rape

21:10 [The Atlantic: Politics] Meet John Brennan, Obama's Drone Czar and Nominee for CIA Director

21:10 [CNN] New details emerge in hearing for Colorado theater shooting suspect

21:11 [Deutsche Welle] Lionel Messi wins world player of the year, again

21:11 [Deutsche Welle] Obama names new defense chief and CIA head

21:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] A ‘prescription’

21:14 [The Hindu - News] Chaos in court; magistrate orders in-camera trial

21:14 [The Hindu - News] Next spectrum auction in March

21:15 [The Hindu - Opinion] Ethical journalism

21:16 [Reuters] Analysis: Apple bid for Samsung sales ban faces skeptical court

21:16 [CBC: politics] Attawapiskat audit says federal funds spent without records

21:16 [CBC: politics] Alberta lakes show chemical effects of oilsands, study finds

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Life-term for Indian-origin woman for killing son who could not memorise Koran

21:17 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: Hip-hop meets mime in France

21:18 [The Hindu - News] ‘In rape cases, in-camera is the norm’

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court won't revisit collegium system

21:18 [The Hindu - News] IIT fee hike welcomed but concerns over access remain

21:18 [The Hindu - News] Class X paper leaked, postponed to January 10

21:20 [Slate Magazine] Economists Use Shoddy Data

21:20 [CNET News] Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter adds Aha by Harman integration

21:20 [CNET News] Google on Schmidt N. Korea trip: This is Eric's private trip

21:21 [The Hindu - News] Now, students to help stop footboard travel

21:23 [Voice of America] CAR Prepares for Peace Talks as Rebels Threaten Capital

21:25 [The Hindu - News] States ignored Centre’s advisory on Rape Crisis Centres

21:25 [The Hindu - News] This year, Chennai’s skyline to be redrawn

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Asaram's statement most bizarre, insensitive: Brinda

21:25 [Voice of America] Libya's Largest Parliamentary Group Boycotts Congress

21:25 [Telegraph] Colorado cinema shooting suspect James Holmes 'smiled and smirked' after shooting

21:25 [Telegraph] Parents failing to make children 'bully-proof', head warns

21:25 [Truthout] Fox News Takes on the No Billionaires Campaign

21:26 [Guardian] Aurora shooting suspect 'was out of it' after arrest, police officer tells court

21:26 [Guardian] Cameron and Clegg pledge to uphold coalition's 'Ronseal deal'

21:27 [The Hindu - News] ‘Reportage on sexual assault must balance right to privacy with public interest’

21:27 [msnbc] Back on the job, Clinton presented with football helmet after concussion

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Clamp President’s rule: Mayawati

21:29 [The Hindu - News] How Florence Nightingale got Madras its drains

21:29 [OpEdNews] Why Paul Krugman should be President Obama's pick for US treasury secretary

21:29 [NPR] Sandwich Monday: Steak And Kidney Pie

21:29 [NPR] Kilograms With Weight Problems May Get High-Tech Cleanings

21:29 [NPR] Aurora Shooting Suspect Looked Like A Fellow Officer, Police Say

21:29 [NPR] Berlusconi Plots His Comeback: 'You Italians Need Me'

21:30 [CNET News] Nvidia unveils gaming console at CES 2013

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Single, nationwide helpline coming for women

21:31 [CBC: politics] No death row clemency for Canadian in Montana

21:32 [The Progressive] Obama Appoints Dr. Drone to Head CIA

21:33 [Voice of America] UN Nuclear Chief Amano Has No Rivals for New Term

21:34 [Russia Today] Alabama teenager faces prison for plot to blow up high school

21:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] 30 degrees at 6.30am

21:37 [Slashdot] America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

21:37 [The Hindu - News] M.S. Swaminathan calls for doubling science efforts in agriculture

21:37 [Big Think] Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World

21:38 [Raw Story] Moyers: More than 400 dead in gun violence since Newtown massacre

21:38 [Raw Story] Satire: ‘Chick-fil-A Foundation’ trades homosexuality for chicken sandwiches

21:38 [zero hedge] The Ten Charts Ignored By Bulls

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Rare show of political nicety amid rivalry

21:41 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann:

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Protests in Tirupati against power tariff hike

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Film industry demands rollback of service tax

21:43 [straight] It's a good thing the NHL lockout is over...

21:43 [straight] Woman set on fire for not adding enough salt

21:43 [straight] Ross Langill: Let’s show the NHL that lockouts have consequences

21:43 [straight] Police watchdog probes RCMP dog-bite incident in North Vancouver

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Gang dupes bank agents who discount cheques

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Maudany admitted to health centre

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Minor changes in police force

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Closed-door buses too may have CCTV cameras soon

21:44 [Good] GOOD Maker Challenge: Support the Dreams of Young People with Microfunding Opportunities

21:44 [Good] Today in 1894, Edison Made the First Copyrighted Film

21:44 [CNN] Syrian children struggle in refugee camps as winter tightens its grip

21:46 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: GOP Undeterred by 2011 Credit Downgrade After Debt Limit Showdown, and More

21:47 [The Hindu - News] School is not always the safest place for girls

21:47 [The Hindu - News] Closed-door buses too may have CCTV cameras soon

21:49 [The Hindu - News] Status quo ordered on charge sheets

21:49 [The Hindu - News] Youth gets life term for rape, murder of college girl

21:50 [Mother Jones] Will It Take a Climate Pearl Harbor for Obama to Pull an FDR?

21:50 [Slate Magazine] Merry (Russian Orthodox) Christmas!

21:51 [AlterNet] The Overlooked Threat to Our Nation's Drinking Water

21:53 [Slashdot] Apple's App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads; Generates $7 Billion For Developers

21:53 [CNN] Alaska drilling rig towed to harbor off Kodiak Island

21:53 [CNN] Hagel vows to fight 'distortions' as battle lines drawn over Obama defense pick

21:55 [Disinformation] The Difficulties of Discourse

21:55 [CNN: Money] Harvard's Nitin Nohria: B-school dean of the year

21:55 [CNN: Money] Debt ceiling: 'Chaotic' choices on 100 million bills

21:55 [The Hindu - News] 2 complaints against Kalanithi Maran quashed

21:56 [CNN] Mohamed Morsy - Fast Facts

21:57 [The Onion] Man Returns To Work After Vacation With Fresh, Reenergized Hatred For Job

21:59 [OpEdNews] Civil Rights Lawyer Jon Loevy Fights to Win

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Sailor’s kin doubt suicide theory

21:59 [Telegraph] Pope attacks human rights culture

21:59 [Telegraph] John Brennan chosen by Barack Obama as new CIA head

22:00 [CNN] 'Plastic micro beads' to be removed from soap

22:00 [CNN] Hosni Mubarak - Fast Facts

22:01 [Truthout] Neoliberalizing Nature and Privatizing the Air

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Power crisis acute, says Aryadan

22:01 [The Hindu - News] Leverage strengths to draw investments: Manmohan

22:03 [CNET News] At CES, Panasonic leads with Viera smart TVs

22:04 [CBC: politics] Oilsands study shows need for research lakes, author says

22:05 [Global Voices] Pakistan: CNG Withdrawal Hits Energy Sector

22:05 [Slate Magazine] Advertisement:

22:05 [Slate Magazine] It’s Time To Stop Obsessing About the Dangers of Genetic Information

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Strikes to hit life today

22:07 [Fox News: politics] Obama's pick for CIA chief could face rocky confirmation battle

22:09 [Voice of America] Fossil of Giant Marine Predator Highlights Ecosystem Resilience

22:09 [AlterNet] A Model T Education: Public Schooling on the Assembly Line

22:10 [Global Voices] Why Media Shouldn’t Name Delhi Rape Victim

22:10 [Reuters: politics] Mississippi River has enough water to stay open: Senator Durbin

22:11 [Guardian] Lord Strathclyde resigns as leader of the House of Lords

22:11 [CNET News] Spy fears led nuke lab to dump gear from HP unit, not Huawei

22:12 [Fox News] Cops Chase Rogue 'Roo

22:12 [Fox News] Cheapest Days to Fly Are...

22:12 [Fox News] Oscar: Our Best Pics Predix!

22:12 [Fox News] 1 Kilo No Longer 1 Kilo

22:14 [NPR] China Pledges Reforms To Labor Camps, But Offers Few Details

22:14 [NPR] 'Gun Appreciation Day' Is Jan. 19, Conservative Groups Declare

22:15 [AL JAZEERA] CAR rebels arrive in Gabon ahead of talks

22:15 [CNN: Health] 'Plastic micro beads' to be removed from soap

22:16 [msnbc] Obama taps 'American patriot' Hagel for Pentagon job

22:18 [CNN: Living] Guiding children through grief and loss

22:18 [Raw Story] Supreme Court declines to hear stem cell research challenge

22:18 [CNN] Guiding children through grief and loss

22:19 [Campaign For Liberty] Congress begins new session without Dr. No, but his legislation is still carried on

22:19 [CNN: Politics] Battle lines drawn over Hagel nomination

22:19 [Telegraph] Hillary Clinton returns to work with American football helmet gift

22:20 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Emergency Committee on Israel Goes All In

22:20 [Reuters] BofA, other banks move closer to ending mortgage mess

22:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Lonely heart' fleeced of $683,000

22:21 [CNN] Enough with the Happy New Year already

22:21 [CNET News] New Atom Bay Trail and Lexington processors headed to phones, tablets

22:22 [BBC: Science & Environment] Sleep problems to hit Mars crews

22:23 [CNN] 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live' to air online

22:24 [CNN: Politics] Battle lines drawn over Hagel

22:26 [Slashdot] Study Estimates 100 Billion Planets In the Milky Way Galaxy

22:27 [CNN: Living] Guiding children through grief

22:27 [Truthout] Ecuador vs. the Bankers

22:27 [Voice of America] Rights Groups Disturbed By Bahrain Court Decision on Activists' Sentences

22:29 [Campaign For Liberty] Liberty Legislation – 113th Congress

22:29 [Russia Today] Could Obama be the first three-term president since FDR?

22:33 [Voice of America] Chinese Official Says Labor Camps to be Scrapped this Year

22:34 [BBC: Science & Environment] Ancient pill ingredients probed

22:35 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why the Log Cabin Republicans Won't Forgive Chuck Hagel

22:35 [CNET News] ZTE at 2013 CES: Join us Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. PT (live blog)

22:35 [CNET News] Not just for ultrabooks: Intel tweaks Ivy Bridge to be more tablet-efficient

22:37 [CNN] Redskins should have stopped RGIII

22:39 [AL JAZEERA] Domestic Syria opposition rejects Assad offer

22:40 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Panel Pledge: A Follow-Up

22:42 [zero hedge] Equities Stumble As VIX Term Structure Keeps Steepening

22:43 [straight] And speaking of the Harlem Globetrotters…

22:43 [straight] Why everyone should be worried that Wally Oppal intervened in a criminal case

22:44 [Good] This Guy Is Walking the Entire Length of the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline

22:45 [Guardian] Nick Clegg joins protests over 'shirkers' tag

22:45 [CNN] Chuck Hagel - Fast Facts

22:46 [msnbc] Oil tanker hits San Francisco's Bay Bridge

22:46 [Mostly Water] U.S. & Allies Step Up Military Backing for Syria’s Sectarian Insurgency

22:47 [Truthout] Debate on Controversial Natural Gas Drilling Technique as New York Moratorium May Expire

22:48 [Fox News] Obama's CIA Pick Faces Rocky Road

22:48 [Fox News] FREED ... AGAIN:Christian Pastor Jailed on Christmas Day in Iran Freed

22:48 [Fox News] 'KRAKEN' CAUGHT: Elusive Mythical Giant Squid Found, Filmed

22:49 [Fox News] Richardson joins Google exec on North Korea visit

22:49 [Fox News] Educator fighting charge that he ran 'virtual' brothel

22:49 [Fox News] 5 men accused in India gang rape appear in court

22:49 [Fox News] Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in March

22:49 [NPR] What Lance Armstrong, And The USADA, Might Gain From A Confession

22:50 [Reuters] Bank of America, other banks move closer to ending mortgage mess

22:50 [Reuters] Former Governor Richardson, Google's Schmidt arrive in North Korea

22:52 [CNET News] PCs of the near-future: Intel lays out next-gen plans

22:52 [CNN: Money] DEBT DEADLINE: FEB. 15

22:54 [Russia Today] Amateur astronomers find 15 new possible earth-like planets

22:54 [Russia Today] 'Anti-racists' take plea deal after assaulting Neo-Nazis in Illinois restaurant

22:55 [Disinformation] More Strange Objects Unearthed From Famed Roman Shipwreck

22:56 [Slashdot] German Laser Destroys Targets More Than 1Km Away

22:57 [Voice of America] Uganda Government Rejects Petition to Recall Parliament

22:58 [Truthdig] Don’t Blame Mike Shanahan

22:58 [Raw Story] Supreme Court shuts down veterans’ case for neglect against the VA

22:58 [Raw Story] Tulsa stunned after four women found shot to death

22:59 [NPR] As Karzai Visits U.S., What Are The Prospects For Afghan Peace?

23:02 [Mostly Water] Rosa Luxemburg and Occupy

23:04 [AlterNet] Eliot Spitzer Bids Farewell to His Current TV Show

23:06 [CNET News] Cisco adds 'cloud DVR' to video offering for cable companies

23:08 [Telegraph] Coalition: Full steam ahead, destination unclear

23:08 [Telegraph] Elderly have been 'betrayed' leading public health doctor Prof John Ashton has said.

23:09 [zero hedge] Dear Steve Liesman: Here Is How The US Financial System Really Works

23:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] You're Wrong, Mr Blatter

23:14 [Reuters: politics] Mississippi River has enough water to stay open: Senator

23:14 [CNN] California public TV icon Huell Howser dead at 67

23:14 [Russia Today] Estonian cleared of ordering murder as evidence came from non-Estonian

23:14 [Good] Designing Smarter Batteries for Our Smart Gadgets

23:15 [Fox News] CIA Pick May Get Hit From Both Sides

23:15 [Fox News] FUNNY MONEY: Could a Trillion-Dollar Coin Solve the Debt Ceiling?

23:21 [Mother Jones] How Did Lead Get Into Our Gasoline Anyway?

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Celebs you can expect to see a lot of in 2013

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] The Buzz Today

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live' online

23:23 [AlterNet] America’s Craziest Sheriff Sends Armed Posses to Arizona Schools

23:26 [Slashdot] Kingston Introduces 1TB Flash Drive

23:27 [AL JAZEERA] Electoral pact blocks Berlusconi PM ambitions

23:30 [Telegraph] Doctors seek court order to carry out abortion on mentally disabled woman

23:30 [Telegraph] Leveson could have "chilling effect" on journalism, Information Commissioner warns

23:30 [Telegraph] Fury of 'stay at home' mums snubbed by Coalition over childcare tax allowance and child benefit changes

23:30 [Global Voices] Assad's Delusional #DonkeySpeech Scorned

23:33 [Voice of America] Astronauts on Long Space Missions Will Need Earth-like Sleep Habits

23:35 [CNN: Crime] Tearful officer describes Aurora massacre

23:35 [The Atlantic: Technology] Ranking the Worst and Less-Worse Social Media Titles

23:37 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Pacific Island Wakes Up to Threat of Oil Spills

23:38 [Truthdig] Hobby Lobby

23:38 [Truthdig] Hagel

23:39 [NPR] The $1.76 Million Tuna: Great For Publicity, Bad For The Species

23:39 [NPR] 'Latin@' Offers A Gender-Neutral Choice; But How To Pronounce It?

23:40 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Shining and so beautiful'

23:43 [Slashdot] Library of Congress Offers Update On Huge Twitter Archive Project

23:43 [Mostly Water] Mental Illness in the Workplace

23:44 [straight] WestJet plane slides off tarmac at snowy Kelowna airport

23:44 [straight] Do you agree with this tweet about the NHL lockout?

23:44 [OpEdNews] Exterminate Infestations of Negative Thoughts

23:44 [NPR] Why Hagel? Let Us Count The Reasons

23:44 [NPR] Why Didn't Your Doctor Prescribe A Generic? Look In The Mirror.

23:46 [Reuters: politics] Former President George H.W. Bush still hospitalized

23:46 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - January 8, 2013

23:46 [CNN] Family of missing Italian fashion boss: 'We will not give up'

23:47 [CNET News] Dropbox drops tighter integration onto Samsung devices

23:47 [CNET News] Ecovacs Winbot sucks glass to clean your panes

23:47 [Topix Activism News] Egyptian journalist facing military trial must be released

23:47 [Big Think] In Malaysia, Everyone's Free To Call Their God "Allah"

23:49 [Doctors Without Borders] Fear and Hope in South Sudan as Refugees Start to Cross Border Again

23:50 [Reuters] Ex-governor in North Korea with Google chief; seeks American's release

23:51 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Night Owls Explain the NRA's Senseless Push for Deregulating Gun Silencers [Saunders Cartoon]

23:52 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:52 [Middle East Report] Syrian Kurds on the Verge of Crisis

23:54 [OpEdNews] The Middle Class Has Been Saved, Or Has It?

23:55 [CNET News] The "Internet of Things" gets a consortium

23:55 [CNET News] Verizon carries LTE Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 this month

23:55 [Disinformation] Have US Police Forces Become Too Militarised?

23:55 [CNN: Entertainment] Huell Howser dead at 67

23:56 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Inflation Since The American Revolution

23:58 [Raw Story] Rep. Grayson mocks ‘bath salts caucus’ for voting against Sandy relief

23:59 [CBC: politics] Court to rule on rights of Métis and non-status Indians

23:59 [OpEdNews] Canada's First Nations: Expect resistance

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