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00:00 [Raw Story] Porn industry faces third shutdown this year after another actor’s positive HIV test

00:02 [CNN] Ryan O'Neal, Farrah Fawcett and Andy Warhol: 'It's complicated'

00:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nick Visser: Extreme Weather Photos Of The Week

00:06 [zero hedge] Macro Myopia and Preview of the Week's Highlights

00:06 [zero hedge] The 9 Words Every Democratic Congressman Dreads

00:13 [Telegraph] Football fix inquiry reaches Championship

00:14 [CNN: Money] Largest airline to form

00:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bill and the missing $194m

00:17 [Mother Jones] Obamacare Will Prevent Millions of People Fr0m Being Gouged by Hospitals /files/blog_obamacare_site_new.jpg

00:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mike Weisser: The NRA Doesn't Belong in Your Doctor's Office

00:21 [] Israeli discovery matches right antidepressant for each patient

00:25 [Guardian] 'Slavery victims' freed after police raids

00:29 [Telegraph] Don't have children unless you are ready to marry, says judge

00:29 [Telegraph] Tim Mason: I wish I'd been given longer on Fresh & Easy

00:29 [Telegraph] Cultural stereotypes making girls 'too nervous' to stick with maths and physics

00:34 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Zach Carter: Obama Trade Deal Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Political Powers

00:36 [] Israeli ministers back bill to double state aid to Holocaust survivors

00:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Steven Strauss: Is Economics a Religion?

00:37 [Guardian] Public donations to national debt payoff total nearly £900,000

00:40 [The Independent] Man’s death in tent prompts chemical alert

00:42 [AL JAZEERA] Venezuela's local elections test Maduro

00:42 [Voice of America] Reuters: Heavy Winter Storm Hits Much of Western, Central US

00:45 [Telegraph] '127 Hours' adventurer arrested for suspected domestic violence

00:46 [Slashdot] Employee Morale Is Suffering At the NSA

00:50 [CNN] 11 more whales found dead in Florida

00:50 [Raw Story] Catholic high school teacher fired after applying for same-sex wedding license

00:53 [Guardian] Kiev protesters topple Lenin statue as Ukrainians take to the streets

00:56 [The Independent] Second arrest over fatal stabbing of Christopher Foster outside south London pub

00:56 [The Independent] Labour selects Karen Whitefield as Falkirk candidate

00:56 [The Independent] Elephant Appeal: Tourist cash can save the elephant

00:56 [The Independent] RAF helicopter in forced landing near minefield in West Bank

01:00 [Telegraph] Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi elected leader of Italy's left

01:08 [CNN] Vonn finishes fifth in Super G at Lake Louise

01:09 [CNN] North Korea confirms ouster of Kim Jong Un's uncle from military post

01:09 [Guardian] Bangladesh factory fires: fashion industry's latest crisis

01:11 [CNN: Money] American, US Airways ready for Day 1

01:11 [The Independent] Farc rebels call ceasefire after Colombia police station attack

01:11 [The Independent] Lord Kinnock says rich should pay more tax

01:14 [Topix Activism News] Environmentalists, unions seek to fix gas leaks

01:15 [Fox News] Baptism for Daughtry fans

01:15 [Fox News] Making money with LinkedIn

01:15 [BBC: Science & Environment] VIDEO: How to encourage girls into 'boy-biased' A-levels

01:16 [Telegraph] Ed Miliband's plans to freeze bills will deter investors, warns OECD

01:16 [Fox News] Town orders boy with autism to give up pet chickens

01:17 [BBC: Science & Environment] Lift-off for £1bn UK space project

01:20 [Voice of America] Reuters: Israel Urges Tough Line on Iran Nuclear Deal

01:24 [Guardian] Northumberland hopes to turn 'dark sky park' into star attraction

01:25 [Fox News: politics] Bipartisan congressional delegation to attend Mandela memorial service in South Africa

01:26 [] Danker era nearing end at IDB as creditors back Elsztain rescue plan

01:28 [The Independent] The poorest pay the price for austerity: Workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era

01:28 [The Independent] It may be lights out for Britain next winter, says npower energy boss

01:28 [The Independent] Postcard from... Borkum

01:28 [The Independent] Birds that were once a common sight in Britain take flight, never to return

01:28 [The Independent] ‘Huge disparities’ in train services across Britain

01:28 [The Independent] Couples should not have children until they are ready to marry, says High Court judge

01:30 [Raw Story] Waitress in anti-gay tip affair fired

01:32 [Telegraph] Ian Duncan Smith: £26k cap on benefits already yielding results

01:38 [Voice of America] Reuters: North Korea: Kim's Uncle Sacked for ‘Criminal Acts’

01:39 [BBC: Technology] Is piracy possible on any object?

01:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Washington Sends Nobel Laureates Off to Sweden in Style

01:41 [OpEdNews] A Free Speech David Takes On Goliath About "The Last War Crime" Movie

01:41 [OpEdNews] Amend the Fed: We Need a Central Bank that Serves Main Street

01:42 [zero hedge] Interactive Atlas Of The Leading Causes Of Premature Death

01:42 [CNN] Toilets, corrupt officials, chicken coops: 10 weird tours

01:45 [AlterNet] What Happens When Neoliberalism and White Privilege Meet in the College Classroom? Black Professors are Disciplined for Talking About Racism

01:45 [AlterNet] 3 Ways the Super-Rich Suck Wealth out of the Rest of Us

01:46 [Voice of America] North Korea Confirms Leader's Uncle Purged

01:46 [The Onion] Keys To The Matchup: Saints vs. Panthers

01:48 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Budget Negotiators Looking At Military Pensions

01:49 [CNN] High art meets the high-street at neon-lit Miami Beach

01:50 [Reuters] Venezuela local vote tests President Maduro's strength

01:56 [Guardian] Bob Diamond returns to the City with launch of new Africa banking business

01:56 [CNN] Japan makes a future bet on maglev trains

01:56 [OpEdNews] Can Congress Be Reformed?

02:00 [AlterNet] Vape Pens Are Under Fire in the Golden State

02:04 [Disinformation] Conservatives Plan 2014 Assault on Education, Healthcare, Workers’ Comp and Environment

02:04 [Sydney Morning Herald] Fire victim was trying to save birds

02:06 [Slate Magazine] “I Started This Struggle 35 Years Ago”

02:08 [Amnesty International] Turkey: Caught up in the Gezi park protests

02:08 [Amnesty International] Turkey: Caught up in the Gezi park protests

02:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael Calderone: New Yorker, Washington Post Passed On Seymour Hersh Syria Report

02:10 [CNN: Entertainment] Susan Boyle says she has Asperger's

02:10 [CNN: Entertainment] Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Grammy nods

02:11 [] 'I was strip-searched, refused entry to event with Netanyahu'

02:13 [Reuters] North Korea says Kim's uncle dismissed for 'criminal acts'

02:14 [CNET News] Anonymous hackers plead guilty to 2010 PayPal cyberattack

02:14 [Guardian] Kim Jong-un's uncle fired in North Korea shake-up

02:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Portrait of final days of Farrah Fawcett

02:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Boyle says she has Asperger's

02:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Heart cancels SeaWorld show

02:15 [CNN: Entertainment] Paul Walker fans converge at crash site

02:15 [BBC: Entertainment] In pictures: The Art of Building 2013

02:16 [Guardian] UK's first 'social supermarket' opens to help fight food poverty

02:16 [Guardian] Amnesty to take legal action against UK security services

02:16 [OpEdNews] 15 Tips About The 16 Signs of Depression/Anger/Bad Hair

02:17 [Fox News] Afghanistan agrees to pact with Iran, while resisting agreement with US /i/redes/icon-video.gif

02:17 [Fox News] TOP OFFICIAL BOOTED North Korea says Kim's uncle purged from power

02:18 [Telegraph] Independent Scotland could pay more for food, supermarkets warn

02:18 [Telegraph] Foreign criminals 'escaping background checks'

02:18 [Telegraph] Powerful winter storm moving up US East Coast delays flights

02:18 [Fox News] ObamaCare architect says 'big PR campaign' needed- VIDEO: Where does ObamaCare go from here?

02:20 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea confirms dismissal of Kim Jong-Un's uncle

02:20 [Raw Story] Kim Jong Un’s uncle, North Korea’s second-in-command, sacked

02:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] The Senator, Zoo and the photo

02:26 [] Israel tells Holland: Security trumps prosperity when it comes to Gaza scanner

02:28 [AL JAZEERA] N Korea dismisses uncle of leader Kim Jong Un

02:30 [The Independent] Mobiles growth to push UK ad spend to $24bn by 2016

02:30 [The Independent] Eurostar stake likely to be bought by SNCF

02:30 [The Independent] Pension schemes face funding crisis

02:30 [The Independent] The Week Ahead: Carpetright is unlikely to get the red carpet treatment

02:30 [The Independent] Fury over FTSE 100 ‘blacklister’ Amec’s role in £8bn nuclear plant

02:30 [The Independent] Sam Wallace: David Moyes is paying the price of United’s virtual abstinence from top-level transfers since 2006. Can he refire their ambition?

02:30 [Guardian] The day South Africa came to pray, sing and celebrate in Soweto's cathedral

02:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: NSA Staffers Feeling Neglected By Obama, Would Very Much Like Him To Stop By

02:34 [CNN] Johnson stuns Woods to claim World Golf Challenge

02:37 [BBC: Education] Teenagers 'own six digital devices'

02:38 [AL JAZEERA] Funeral held for cameraman executed in Syria

02:45 [BBC: Education] Schools 'making gender bias worse'

02:46 [The Independent] Christmas Gift Guide: Presents for Her

02:46 [The Independent] Christmas Gift Guide: Presents for Him

02:46 [The Independent] Ian Burrell: Despite The Sun’s big paywall success, it’s still early days when it comes to charging for news on the internet

02:46 [The Independent] What the Sunday Papers Said

02:56 [OpEdNews] Landscaping with Deciduous Trees

03:01 [Slashdot] Microsoft's New Smart Bra Could Stop You From Over Eating

03:04 [AL JAZEERA] Thai PM says she will dissolve parliament

03:06 [AL JAZEERA] Thai prime minister dissolves parliament

03:06 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Triumph Of "Ron Paul"-ism

03:06 [OpEdNews] The Bullfighter's Monkey

03:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Taekwondo teacher choked student to show off 'sleeper hold'

03:14 [Reuters] Thai protesters march in Bangkok as political crisis reignites

03:21 [NPR] Prater, Manning Lead Broncos, 51-28 Over Tennessee

03:21 [NPR] Items From Nancy Drew Author Sold At Ohio Auction

03:21 [NPR] Winter Meetings Start With Hall Of Fame Vote

03:21 [NPR] North Korea Purges Kim Jong Un's Powerful Uncle

03:21 [NPR] Senators: Put Cameras On Train Tracks, Engineers

03:21 [NPR] State-By-State Look At Wintry Weather

03:21 [NPR] Dawson Go-Ahead Field Goal Lifts 49ers By Seattle

03:21 [NPR] Johnson Rallies To Beat Woods In World Challenge

03:21 [NPR] 'Gravity,' 'Her' Tie For LA Film Critics Top Honor

03:21 [NPR] Venezuelan President Faces First Electoral Test

03:21 [NPR] Storm Along East Coast Dumps Snow, Snarls Traffic

03:21 [Voice of America] South Africa Honors Mandela with Day of Reflection

03:21 [OpEdNews] Note from China: US Must Act to Protect Journalists (WH Petition)

03:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Photo makes brother sick

03:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] England battered into submission

03:25 [Deutsche Welle] Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pledges dissolution of parliament, elections

03:27 [Guardian] Thailand's PM Yingluck Shinawatra dissolves parliament after protests

03:27 [CNN] Thailand's PM dissolves parliament, calls for elections

03:35 [CNN] Detained Americans Fast Facts

03:38 [zero hedge] Thai Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament In Response To Protests, Calls For New Elections

03:41 [Financial Times] Thai crisis deepens as PM calls election

03:43 [Global Voices] South Korea: ‘Netizen Investigator’ Talks about Election Manipulation on Twittersphere

03:45 [Fox News] 5 DAYS LEFT Congress races vs. year-end deadlines /i/redes/icon-video.gif

03:47 [OpEdNews] Houston Roundtable to Explore Climate Justice on December 13, 2013

03:49 [The Hindu - News] Chennai fishing hamlet gets waterlogged

03:51 [The Hindu - News] Announcements on Chennai MRTS trains a hit

03:53 [The Hindu - News] Crackdown on seat belts begins in Chennai, old cars under scanner

03:53 [Reuters] Thai PM calls snap election, protesters press on

03:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.: Why People Hate Obama

03:55 [The Hindu - News] Mylapore club’s art fest kicks off

03:57 [The Hindu - News] For the love of Tamil, one letter at a time

03:57 [The Hindu - News] Health centre near Chennai achieves over 100% rise in births

03:59 [The Hindu - News] NGO to recruit, train nurses for PHCs across TN

04:01 [The Hindu - News] A directory of hospitals, docs in Chennai launched

04:01 [The Hindu - News] Results may impact political calculations in State

04:01 [CNN] Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolves parliament

04:01 [Financial Times] China inflation slows on lower food prices

04:02 [OpEdNews] Women, Fertility and the Rise of Modern Capitalism: Review

04:02 [OpEdNews] "A Disease of the Mind": Fukushima reveals the true risks of nuclear power

04:03 [The Hindu - News] 14 p.c. VAT will be considered in the next budget: Siddaramaiah

04:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Kuttner: Economy on the Mend: Good News or Bad News?

04:05 [The Hindu - News] Three huts gutted, four damaged

04:07 [Telegraph] Thailand: embattled PM dissolves parliament and calls elections

04:09 [zero hedge] On The Taper Timing, It's The WSJ vs The NYT

04:09 [The Hindu - News] ‘ICT, the way forward for farm extension’

04:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Air hosts seek advice over Parkinson's disease fear

04:11 [The Hindu - News] BJP will put up good show in AP also, says party leader

04:11 [CNN] Railroad in New York train derailment announces safety upgrades

04:13 [The Hindu - News] ‘Uttara Kannada lost 3,383 sq. km of forest cover in 37 years’

04:15 [The Hindu - News] Tiger should have been caught after the first attack, says CM

04:17 [] IDF seized West Bank house despite court ruling for Palestinian owners

04:17 [The Atlantic: International] The Fascinating History Behind Ukraine's Toppled Lenin Statue

04:17 [The Hindu - News] State has put up strong defence before SC, citizens told

04:19 [The Hindu - News] Corporation to develop Kurichi Tank

04:22 [AL JAZEERA] Venezuela's ruling party leads local polls

04:23 [Telegraph] Barack Obama jokes about Area 51 during Kennedy Center Honours

04:25 [Raw Story] Volcker Rule limiting bank risk-taking goes to agency vote Tuesday

04:35 [Financial Times] N Korea confirms purge of top adviser

04:40 [The Hindu - News] Maharashtra’s suit under Article 131(b) to be questioned

04:42 [The Hindu - News] Government urged to reclaim land illegally transferred

04:42 [The Hindu - News] ‘People voted based on purely local issues’

04:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Reich: JP Morgan Chase, the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, and the Corruption of America

04:44 [The Hindu - News] ‘Modi factor yielded good results for the BJP’

04:44 [The Hindu - News] We respect people’s verdict, says Kharge

04:44 [CNN] Typhoon Haiyan: Death toll rising month after storm hits Philippines

04:51 [Guardian] North Korea's Kim Jong-un purges his uncle in spectacularly public fashion

04:53 [CNN] Back home, American talks about time in North Korean custody

04:54 [Voice of America] Steve Baragona: Study Links Arctic Melting, Extreme Weather

04:55 [Reuters] Venezuela's Maduro government wins local elections

04:56 [zero hedge] South Korea Unveils It's Own Air Defense Zone, Overlapping China's And Japan's

04:56 [The Hindu - News] Made snana ends amid protests

04:56 [The Hindu - News] Jana Nudi takes on Alva’s Nudisiri

04:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Survivors flee sex abuse hearing in tears

05:08 [The Hindu - News] Riot hits Singapore’s Little India

05:08 [The Hindu - News] And quietly flows a much sullied Vaigai

05:08 [Slashdot] The Yin and Yang of Hour of Code & Immigration Reform

05:16 [Voice of America] Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Calls for Snap Elections

05:17 [Reuters] Venezuela's socialists win majority in local polls

05:18 [AntiWar] Baghdad Takes the Brunt of Attacks That Leave 61 Dead, 214 Wounded

05:19 [Topix Activism News] Verdict on Egyptian pro-democracy activists postponed

05:20 [CNN: Money] Japan's economy looks weaker

05:21 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

05:21 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Richard (RJ: The Democrats' "Third Way" Quarrel Could Change Your Future

05:23 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

05:23 [The Hindu - News] AIADMK’s victory keeps cadre jubilant, DMK camps wear deserted look

05:28 [Good] How I Went from Learner to Leader While Exploring Food Waste in America

05:29 [straight] Mike Santorelli leads Canucks to another win, but Roberto Luongo loses shutout by eight seconds /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Mike_Santorelli_Canucks%202.jpg

05:35 [The Hindu - News] Aam aadmi was Congress’ undoing

05:35 [The Hindu - News] Delhiites give thumbs down to kin-dom

05:35 [The Hindu - News] Work on storm water drains in full swing

05:37 [The Hindu - News] Doctor Saab gives Congress bitter medicine

05:37 [The Hindu - News] “Results herald the arrival of a new force in politics”

05:39 [The Hindu - News] BJP activists celebrate poll victory

05:39 [The Hindu - News] BJP not to stake claim to form the Government

05:46 [straight] Video: Femen In Gay we trust /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-vimeo/66389373.jpg

05:46 [straight] Surrey man goes berserk, damaging six RCMP cars and later vandalizing hospital emergency room /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/burnaby%20hospital.jpg

05:46 [CNET News] Apple posts, removes Sharp 4K display: Sign of things to come?

05:49 [The Hindu - News] Thai PM Yingluck dissolves Parliament

05:51 [Slate Magazine] The Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

05:52 [OpEdNews] Discrimination Against Seniors In Indiana

05:53 [Financial Times] Japanese Q3 growth revised down

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Samaikyandhra agitation to be intensified

05:57 [BBC: Science & Environment] ,Lift-off for £1bn UK space project

06:01 [AntiWar] Syria, Sarin, and Subterfuge: They Made It All Up

06:03 [The Hindu - News] Congress leads in Mizoram

06:04 [Guardian] NSA surveillance: tech companies demand sweeping changes to US laws

06:12 [AL JAZEERA] Singapore PM sounds warning after riot

06:12 [OpEdNews] Chimp to Human In A Few Logical Steps

06:18 [The Hindu - News] MLAs dole out Rs.6 crore to develop Ernakulam district

06:19 [Fox News] SLOW-MOVING SYSTEM Storm dumps snow, snarls traffic along East Coast /i/redes/icon-video.gif

06:19 [Fox News] RECORD AUCTION Track star Owens' Olympic gold medal sells for $1.4M

06:20 [The Hindu - News] Chairman forgoes post to protect unity in Congress

06:21 [CNN] Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces sentencing Monday

06:21 [Big Think] Beware The One Trick Hedgehog

06:22 [The Hindu - News] For Indian Navy, the sky’s the limit

06:22 [The Hindu - News] Disabled meet calls for making discrimination punishable

06:22 [OpEdNews] Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature

06:22 [OpEdNews] Who are the Lurs?

06:24 [The Hindu - News] Property acquisition under SAFAESI Act to be expedited

06:24 [The Hindu - News] Birmingham researcher keen on broader role for ASHA workers in community medicine

06:24 [Voice of America] Five Artists Receive Kennedy Center Honors

06:24 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: The view from the starting line /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/alder-north-nov-00.jpg

06:24 [Financial Times] Tech groups call for end to US data spying

06:26 [The Hindu - News] Chennai Metro’s first TBM completes tunnel

06:26 [The Hindu - News] Plastic waste to be used for laying roads

06:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tropfest winner 'degrading'

06:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tasmania mining accident: two dead

06:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] Complaints rise: commuters feel heat

06:32 [Guardian] Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro cements power with victory in local elections

06:34 [CNN] Princeton to begin meningitis B vaccination

06:36 [The Hindu - News] Three taken into custody on land grab charges

06:37 [OpEdNews] Mandela Had "A Unique Moral Authority"

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Information for tourists at Anamalai Reserve

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Matsyafed to provide diesel engines for boats

06:42 [Voice of America] Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Calls for Snap Elections

06:42 [OpEdNews] GOP Turns Predictable Deaf Ear to Plea to Close Income Inequality Gap

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Rural traders cash in on pan masala sale

06:42 [straight] WFF 2013: Melissa Leo takes no Prisoners /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/leo.jpg

06:44 [The Hindu - News] Power cut reduced in Coimbatore district

06:44 [CNN: Money] AMC offers stock to loyal movie fans

06:45 [Deutsche Welle] Colombian FARC rebels declare 30-day unilateral ceasefire, urge return deal

06:48 [The Hindu - News] TDP leader faces embarrassment

06:51 [Reuters] North Korea says Kim's powerful uncle dismissed for 'criminal acts'

06:53 [CNET News] Tech giants call for greater limits on government surveillance

06:55 [Deutsche Welle] NGOs hit out at WTO deal in Bali

06:56 [The Hindu - News] Suo motu proceedings against police officers upheld

06:57 [Fin24 News] Sanral's credit rating affirmed

06:58 [Good] Making Financial Literacy The Norm for My Millennial Peers

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Civic body plans to buy two mini incinerators

06:59 [The Hindu - News] TRIDA for temporary rehabilitation of traders

07:00 [Voice of America] VOA News: Hundreds of South Asians Riot in Singapore's Little India

07:01 [The Hindu - News] It was a revenge murder transcending caste factor

07:01 [The Hindu - News] 7 biogas plants for waste treatment in Attingal

07:01 [Fin24 News] Companies honour Madiba

07:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tropfest winner embroiled in controversy

07:02 [Voice of America] VOA News: Hundreds Riot in Singapore's Little India

07:03 [Reuters] South Africans remember Mandela with praise and prayers

07:05 [The Hindu - News] Unveiling to the world, what it means to be a Druze

07:05 [The Hindu - News] ‘Human rights yet to be conquered’

07:06 [Voice of America] Hagel Arrives in Pakistan

07:07 [The Hindu - News] Midnight raids expose supply of banned tobacco products

07:11 [The Hindu - News] KCA’s own stadium is match fit

07:13 [Mother Jones] What is Deficit Mania Doing on the News Pages? /files/blog_austerity_state_local_federal_spending_0.jpg

07:17 [CNN] Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolves parliament

07:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] It's not all about Mitch

07:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Teen lifesaver died despite warnings

07:19 [The Hindu - News] Ponnam slams Kiran says T-Bill can’t be stopped

07:23 [The Hindu - News] Newborns get dropped at home

07:25 [The Hindu - News] KV Ramalingam dropped in TN Cabinet reshuffle

07:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Tech Giants Issue Call For Limits On Government Surveillance Of Users

07:27 [Anarchist news] Mandela: A Leader in the Indigenous Anarchist Tradition

07:27 [Anarchist news] The Whole World Reflected in a Fragment: 3 myths around the struggle against the high speed train (TAV) in the Susa Valley

07:28 [Telegraph] Rise in middle-aged drinkers putting strain on NHS

07:28 [Telegraph] Eric Pickles says era of large retail developments is over

07:28 [Telegraph] Steak to become a luxury item as food prices tipped to soar by as much as 6% in 2014

07:28 [Telegraph] Philip Hammond dismays Britain's Gulf allies by 11th hour pull-out to deal with crisis-hit defence procurement sell-off

07:28 [Telegraph] Buckingham Palace takes crown as most desirable 'only in Britain' destination for tourists

07:28 [Telegraph] Higher earning middle classes taxed more under George Osborne than Nigel Lawson

07:28 [Telegraph] Vehicle tax made simpler

07:29 [straight] R… Rajkumar is one bad taste curry /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/rajkumar.jpg

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Appoint young guards at ATMs, banks told

07:35 [Guardian] Boris Johnson: bike death protests risk scaring cyclists off the road

07:35 [The Hindu - News] Rs.400 crore more needed for rail track doubling

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Fear over FMD resurfaces with cattle deaths at Moolimangalam

07:43 [Mother Jones] Silicon Valley Takes On the NSA /files/blog_nsa_logo.jpg

07:43 [The Hindu - News] Workshop to overhaul power packs of EMD-type engines

07:45 [The Hindu - News] 200 students participate in Sanskrit competitions

07:49 [Fox News: politics] Tech companies call for new curbs on surveillance

07:52 [The Hindu - News] AAP says it is BJP’s responsibility to form govt

07:54 [The Hindu - News] TRS moving towards Congress?

07:54 [CNN] Princeton starts offering meningitis B vaccination to students

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Circular ensures insurance cover for HIV persons

07:56 [AL JAZEERA] Drone strikes top Hagel's Pakistan agenda

07:57 [Guardian] Patients wait hours in ambulances because A&E staff are too busy

08:00 [The Hindu - News] A small, clean and green colony

08:00 [Telegraph] Why you spend a week a year working for Swiss fund managers

08:01 [Raw Story] Should journalists help catch sources who commit crimes?

08:02 [The Hindu - News] 2 killed as train bursts into flames in Jakarta

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Tourism: Seemandhra has an edge over Telangana

08:06 [Financial Times] Venezuela poll cements Maduro’s hold on power

08:06 [The Hindu - News] Plan to form human chain around Indrakeeladri on Monday

08:10 [The Hindu - News] Parliament adjourned amid uproar over Telangana

08:11 [Reuters] Venezuela's Maduro to raise pressure on business after local vote

08:12 [BBC: Entertainment] VIDEO: British films honoured at awards

08:14 [The Hindu - News] US Defence Secretary Hagel to meet Sharif

08:14 [The Hindu - News] Electricity contract employees warn against tabling of ‘T’ bill in Parliament

08:17 [Reuters] Protesters fell Lenin statue, tell Ukraine's president 'you're next'

08:18 [The Hindu - News] BJP celebrates party’s victory

08:20 [BBC: Science & Environment] Mystery of bizarre mounds solved

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Meet to solve land tangle in BRTS expansion

08:20 [Voice of America] Heather Murdock: Civilian Security on Front Lines to Fight Nigeria's Boko Haram

08:21 [Sydney Morning Herald] Australians call it quits early

08:21 [BBC: Science & Environment] Schools 'making gender bias worse'

08:22 [Truthdig] Shooting the Messenger

08:22 [The Hindu - News] 12 motorists held on charge of performing feats on road

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Kitchen queen

08:24 [The Hindu - News] Kids want to COOK

08:26 [The Hindu - News] Jatara another icon on tourism map

08:28 [Good] Getting Closer to My Arab Roots in an Unlikely Place

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Milk dealers urge govt. to sort out adulteration issue

08:29 [CNN] Thousands of flights canceled as wintry weather wallops East Coast

08:29 [CNN] Corruption activist delivers bruising defeat to Congress Party

08:30 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:30 [Telegraph] British workers spend a week a year working just to pay the interest on the national debt

08:30 [Telegraph] Cuckoos and English partridge 'in danger of being wiped out'

08:30 [Telegraph] Britain faces blackouts next winter, energy boss warns

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Lack of causeway hits farmers at Karumanchi

08:31 [Raw Story] Amnesty International suspects British intelligence surveillance, will take legal action against UK government

08:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Plane crashes at high school

08:40 [Financial Times] Thailand snap poll fails to halt protests

08:41 [CNN] Dozens arrested over riots in Singapore

08:45 [BBC: Technology] Tech firms seek surveillance reform

08:53 [Anarchist news] The Final Straw: Luke O'Donovan; Police Murders from coast to coast

08:57 [] Netanyahu at a political turning point as coalition tensions intensify

08:57 [Slashdot] How China Will Get To the Moon Before a Google Lunar XPrize Winner

08:58 [Pravda] Syria 2014 to vote for Assad

08:58 [Pravda] New mysteries of Olmecs: Basalt disk

09:01 [CNN] Catholic college police officer kills student after traffic stop

09:02 [Telegraph] Relief for George Osborne from Miss Whiplash

09:02 [Telegraph] 'Mary' to wear helmet for nativity due to health and safety rules

09:05 [The Hindu - News] Seven killed as train bursts into flames in Jakarta

09:11 [Deutsche Welle] President Maduro comes out on top in Venezuela local elections

09:14 [BBC: Health] Saudi human genome project launched

09:14 [BBC: Health] Cough campaign 'picks up cancers'

09:14 [BBC: Health] Ambulances 'face long delays at A&E'

09:14 [Pravda] Innovators and policy makers gather in Doha to address global healthcare challenges

09:24 [Disinformation] Wait A Femtosecond, I Can See Atoms!

09:31 [Voice of America] Reuters: After WTO, Expectations Rise for Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

09:31 [The Hindu - News] Power supply not restored to 33 villages after Phailin

09:34 [Topix Activism News] Bahraini pro-human rights woman interviewed

09:34 [Telegraph] Battle of the Christmas adverts put to the test

09:35 [Guardian] Thailand elections proposed for 2 February

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Congress set to retain power in Mizoram

09:35 [The Hindu - News] Thai PM Yingluck calls elections as protest intensifies

09:36 [AL JAZEERA] Mexican senate debates oil privatisation

09:37 [Guardian] US Supreme Court to decide limits of software patenting

09:43 [CNN] Verdict due next week for Pakistani doctor linked to bin Laden search

09:46 [AL JAZEERA] French troops push further into CAR

09:51 [Telegraph] MasterChef: the Professionals finalists

09:51 [Telegraph] Final week on MasterChef: the Professionals

09:51 [Telegraph] More female chefs should be in top kitchens, says Michel Roux Jr

09:51 [Telegraph] Google and Facebook unite to call for restrictions on NSA spying

09:54 [Guardian] More whales die in Florida Everglades

09:54 [The Hindu - News] JPC report on 2G tabled in LS, DMK walks out

09:54 [Fin24 News] Brand Madiba's business legacy

09:57 [CNN] Jordan Linn Graham goes on trial in husband's fatal fall from cliff

09:58 [Good] How Embrace Dignity is Helping Women Find a Way Out of Sex Work

09:58 [Fin24 News] Sanlam: Madiba provided moral compass

09:59 [Reuters] Pentagon chief Hagel in Pakistan for talks on security, drones

10:02 [New Statesman] Duncan Smith tries to run away from failure on Universal Credit

10:03 [Fox News: politics] Budget deal expected to be completed this week, report says

10:03 [Voice of America] Hagel Holds Talks With Pakistani Prime Minister

10:03 [CNN: Money] Tech firms call for surveillance reform

10:04 [The Hindu - News] 2G scam: SC issues notice to Sahara’s Subrata Roy

10:05 [Telegraph] Iain Duncan Smith says Universal Credit 'on budget' despite millions wasted

10:10 [Guardian] Iain Duncan Smith questioned by MPs about universal credit and DWP's use of statistics: Politics live blog

10:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Workers call it quits early

10:11 [CNN] 91 world leaders head to South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela

10:13 [Voice of America] Thailand PM Dissolves Government, Sets New Elections for February 2

10:19 [Fin24 News] Madiba provided moral compass - Sanlam

10:19 [Fox News] TOO CLOSE? Wisconsin capital targets professional cuddlers

10:19 [Fox News] HOTEL PYONGYANG US vet says he was comfortable while detained

10:22 [CNN] China bans shark fin dishes at official banquets

10:23 [OpEdNews] Seymour Hersh, Sarin, and the Obama Deception on Syria WMD

10:26 [msnbc: politics] Races to watch: Will Obamacare sink Democrats in 2014?

10:26 [] Armenia Unveils Smartphone and Tablet

10:26 [International Crisis Group] Fire on the City Gate: Why China Keeps North Korea Close

10:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Spies used AusAid as cover, East Timor says

10:30 [BBC: Entertainment] Westlife's Kian wins I'm A Celebrity

10:31 [AL JAZEERA] Thai prime minister calls early elections

10:32 [BBC: Entertainment] Manila crime caper is top indie film

10:34 [Guardian] US defence secretary Chuck Hagel arrives in Pakistan for talks

10:35 [The Hindu - News] What am I going to achieve with my music?

10:35 [The Hindu - News] Congress ahead in Mizoram with 14 seats

10:37 [Telegraph] Paul Walker: friends and car fans pay tribute to Fast & Furious actor

10:37 [Telegraph] Princess Michael of Kent: 'I am experiencing austerity too'

10:39 [The Hindu - News] Assembly elections 2013

10:41 [] Pentagon: Pakistan Border Closure To Have No Effect On NDN

10:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] Plane crashes onto school oval

10:49 [The Hindu - News] Adarsh: PAC raps Centre, Maharashtra govt.

10:49 [The Hindu - News] Ashwini Nachappa's ATM cards recovered, thief arrested

10:52 [International Crisis Group] Nelson Mandela : dernier héros politique du XXème siècle

10:53 [Reuters] Car bomb in northeast Iraq kills 11: police

10:53 [Voice of America] MANDELA

10:53 [The Hindu - News] Life in a residential school

10:55 [BBC: Science & Environment] AUDIO: Universe is 'puzzle with missing pieces'

10:56 [Deutsche Welle] South Africa's parliament to bid farewell to Mandela

10:57 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Tamil Nadu

11:01 [The Hindu - News] What's On - Chennai

11:01 [CNN: Money] Largest U.S. air carrier to form Monday

11:01 [CNN: Money] Bluetooth may make digital wallets popular

11:05 [CNN] Stunning picture of Morgan Freeman is actually iPad painting

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Will back UPA despite poll defeat: Farooq Abdullah

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Rabbit’s ruse

11:06 [Reuters] India's opposition aims to ride momentum for 2014 after big state wins

11:07 [Telegraph] NFL - The snow must go on

11:07 [Telegraph] Scientists discover test which could prevent stillbirth

11:09 [The Hindu - News] Treasure trove of information

11:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jade Walker: Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms Capable Of Evading Metal Detectors, X-Ray Machines

11:10 [CNET News] Got a plastic bottle? Now you've got an antifungal fighting machine

11:11 [Fox News: politics] The Media and Mandela: Praise even from those who once opposed him

11:15 [CNN: Money] Stocks: Steady on economy optimism

11:15 [CNN: Money] No news may be good news for markets

11:15 [The Hindu - News] Visited the Suseum yet?

11:16 [] Kazakhstan’s State Media Subsidies Promote Feel-Good Factor

11:16 [Slashdot] Scientists Discover Huge Freshwater Reserves Beneath the Ocean

11:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ticket-sellers set to lose jobs

11:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Spies used aid program as cover: East Timor

11:17 [The Hindu - News] Young World quiz

11:19 [The Hindu - News] Island of Mystery

11:21 [Fox News] Storm could bring messy Monday commute to most of Northeast /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:21 [Fox News] 5 DAYS LEFT Congress races to meet year-end deadlines /i/redes/icon-video.gif

11:21 [Fox News] FIGHTING BACK Tech companies call for curbs on NSA spying

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Drone Killings Show Numbers, Not Bodies

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] ARV Intolerance – A Growing Problem for AIDS Treatment in Africa

11:21 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Africa Urged to Use Multilateral Approach to Achieve Sustainable Development

11:23 [Telegraph] Passenger locked on plane after falling asleep

11:23 [Telegraph] Father refused access to daughter despite 82 court orders

11:26 [Deutsche Welle] Turning Berlin's gray rooftops green

11:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Joel 'overwhelmed' by Kennedy honour

11:30 [Guardian] Apple, Google, Microsoft and more demand sweeping changes to US surveillance laws

11:32 [The Hindu - News] Delhi poll results show no pro-Modi wave: Nitish

11:32 [Fox News: politics] 5 Days Left: Congress races against deadlines as doc cuts, price spikes loom

11:33 [AL JAZEERA] Indonesia rail accident claims lives

11:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] City streets to get more cameras

11:35 [Voice of America] Reuters: China Expresses 'Regret' Over South Korean Air Defense Zone

11:36 [Guardian] Fatal house fire in Bolton prompts inquiry

11:40 [The Hindu - News] Assembly elections 2013 - final party positions

11:42 [Reuters] Car bomb near Iraqi cafe used by Sunni militia kills 11

11:42 [Guardian] Putin appoints homophobic presenter to head state news agency

11:47 [BBC: Entertainment] Frozen freezes out Hunger Games

11:47 [BBC: Science & Environment] Gene-testing company 'here to stay'

11:48 [The Hindu - News] Technology giants launch campaign for NSA reforms

11:49 [AL JAZEERA] Maduro survives Venezuela electoral test

11:51 [AL JAZEERA] Hagel holds talks with Pakistan leaders

11:52 [The Hindu - News] Paradise lost

11:53 [CNN] 5 Things to Know for Your New Day -- Monday, December 9

11:55 [Financial Times] Water deal offers solution to Dead Sea

11:55 [AL JAZEERA] Several dead in latest Iraq bomb blast

11:55 [BBC: Also in the news] Indonesia: Condom Week called off

11:55 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 9 December 2013

11:58 [The Hindu - News] Seven dead as commuter train, truck collide in Jakarta

11:58 [Good] What Mini-Parks and Fence Poetry Did for My Community

12:00 [Guardian] New York's High Line hit by hardy cockroaches

12:01 [CNN] 'I still want to play something impossible': Afrobeat king Tony Allen

12:01 [AL JAZEERA] Several dead in Iraq bomb blast

12:01 [NPR] Epilepsy Patients Help Decode The Brain's Hidden Signals

12:01 [NPR] Will Obamacare Play Big In 2014? Keep An Eye On N.H. Senate Race

12:03 [Voice of America] Daniel Schearf: North Korea's Public Purge Signals Leadership Transition

12:03 [Amnesty International] Central African Republic: International community must ensure effective protection of civilians

12:03 [Fin24 News] Business booming for Vilakazi St vendors

12:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Paul Walker fans hold memorial rally

12:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] Survivors flee sex abuse hearing

12:06 [Sydney Morning Herald] Grandfather killed in farm accident

12:06 [The Hindu - News] Yesterday segues into today

12:07 [Voice of America] 11 Killed in Iraqi Blast

12:09 [Mother Jones] 7 Simple Tips for Guilt-Free Holiday Shopping /files/Screen%20Shot%202013-12-04%20at%2011.29.51%20AM.png

12:09 [Mother Jones] Oops: Republican Obamacare Amendment Expanded Abortion Access for GOP Staffers

12:09 [Mother Jones] Elizabeth Warren Fires Back at Centrist Dems on Social Security

12:09 [Mother Jones] House GOPers’ New Plan to Take Down Obama: Sue Him

12:09 [Mother Jones] A Brisk, Brash, Garage-y Debut From Ireland's Dott /files/DottSwoon300.jpg

12:09 [Mother Jones] Reissues With Benefits: The Velvet Underground's "White Light/White Heat" /files/white-light-white-heat-box-set1.jpg

12:12 [The Hindu - News] His life’s canvas

12:13 [New Statesman] How much MPs really think they should be paid /sites/default/files/images/MPs'%20pay.jpg

12:14 [Guardian] Ukraine sends interior troops to Kiev

12:14 [Guardian] New York's High Line hit by hardy cockroaches never before seen in US

12:14 [The Hindu - News] BJP win a ‘step towards revolution’, says Sena

12:14 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Love: Why USTR should not put MPAA and PhRMA ahead of other industries (and consumers), in trade negotiations

12:16 [Deutsche Welle] Controversial German exports at all-time high, but imports also rising

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Shotcuts: Vibrant romance

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Poll debacle: Pawar blames Congress for weak leadership

12:24 [BBC: Health] VIDEO: 'He's not going to know who I am'

12:25 [Global Voices] Facebook in Guarani: What is Facebook Doing in Paraguay?

12:26 [Deutsche Welle] Activists seek sharp swords in human rights battle

12:26 [Deutsche Welle] Tech firms call on US to introduce internet surveillance reforms over NSA revelations

12:28 [Telegraph] Let migrants into UK to take jobs Britons won't do, says Domino's chief

12:29 [CNN] Ukraine protesters stay in streets, block government offices

12:30 [Global Voices] PHOTOS: Heavy Smog Chokes China

12:31 [Voice of America] VOA News: Iraq Blast Kills 11

12:32 [BBC: Entertainment] BBC launches five new HD channels

12:34 [BBC: Entertainment] Frozen snowballs Hunger Games in US

12:36 [BBC: Technology] Police crackdown on pirate site ads

12:39 [The Hindu - News] Chennai’s green names

12:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: Lawsuit: Cops Storm House, Beat Occupants, Kill Parakeet

12:43 [New Statesman] Sponsored post: Learning without teachers - it couldn't happen, could it?

12:43 [CNN] 'Mama Sunday' feeds Burundi's hungry street children

12:44 [Telegraph] BBC boss defends channel's Nelson Mandela coverage

12:44 [Telegraph] Rare images show Kim Jong-un's uncle being dragged away

12:44 [Telegraph] Smog makes you funnier and smarter, Chinese media claims

12:44 [Telegraph] Vladimir Putin dissolves Russia's RIA Novosti

12:45 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh blockade: boy dies in police firing

12:46 [CNN] Throwable all-seeing eye could save lives

12:47 [Guardian] Brazil's child sex trade soars as 2014 World Cup nears

12:48 [] U.K. government warns British citizens against doing business in Israeli settlements

12:51 [Reuters] Japan PM Abe's ratings slide after state secrets act

12:51 [The Hindu - News] Congress retains power in Mizoram

12:52 [NPR] New York Revamps Its Health Exchange Website

12:52 [Financial Times] AAP votes leave Delhi with no government

12:58 [Telegraph] India's BJP heading for victory in next year's general election, say pundits

13:02 [Fin24 News] ArcelorMittal SA boss resigns

13:02 [Le Monde diplomatique] Syria's voice of conscience departs

13:03 [BBC: Entertainment] EastEnders to remember Mandela

13:03 [Reuters] Palestinians say Kerry appeasing Israel over Iran - at their expense

13:04 [The Hindu - News] JPC report: Opposition criticises Speaker’s actions

13:05 [Guardian] Edward Snowden voted Guardian person of the year 2013

13:06 [CNN] Could Siri say 'dump him'?

13:06 [CNN] Weight loss: Paraplegic loses 275 pounds

13:09 [Reuters] After Newtown, focus of U.S. gun control battle shifts to states

13:09 [Reuters] Syrian army retakes road needed to ship out chemical weapons

13:11 [CNN: Money] The myth of the American Dream

13:11 [CNN: Money] Will the Volcker rule crush Goldman?

13:11 [Guardian] Revealed: spy agencies' covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online games

13:11 [Raw Story] Controversial French auction of Hopi and Apache artifacts will go on

13:11 [Raw Story] Westerners fighting in Syria use social media to encourage others to join them

13:11 [CNET News] Road-testing Samsung's S Translate on the Galaxy S4

13:11 [CNET News] Samsung co-CEO talks TVs and appliances with CNET (Q&A)

13:11 [CNET News] Behold Samsung's empire -- from suits to boats to hotels

13:11 [CNET News] An inside look at how Samsung tortures its gadgets

13:11 [CNET News] Behind Samsung's push to rule the world

13:11 [CNET News] Feeling sick? Free AskMD app by Dr. Oz's Sharecare aims to help

13:12 [BBC: Education] VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent'

13:13 [CNN: Health] Paraplegic loses 275 pounds

13:13 [CNN: Health] The one story Elaine never told

13:13 [CNN: Health] Killing cancer like a cold

13:13 [CNN: Health] Drug approved for hepatitis C

13:13 [CNN: Health] HIV returns in 2 patients

13:16 [The Hindu - News] Santos pulls out of Indian oil and gas blocks

13:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] Google, Apple and Microsoft Agree: NSA Spying Undermines Freedom

13:18 [The Hindu - News] Riot police deployed near protest sites in Kiev

13:18 [CNN] Le Web: What will the next 10 years reveal?

13:20 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jack Mirkinson: China Still Withholding Visas For NY Times, Bloomberg Reporters

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Bomb attacks kill 15 in Iraq

13:21 [Deutsche Welle] EADS to streamline structures, cut jobs in defense business downsizing

13:21 [Deutsche Welle] Rights group: North Korea expanding prison camps

13:21 [Fox News] BEAT THE CLOCK: Congress racesto meet end-of-year deadlines /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:21 [Fox News] MESSY MONDAY Storm makes commute treacherous for millions /i/redes/icon-video.gif

13:22 [Fox News] ObamaCare architect says 'big PR campaign' needed- VIDEO: Where does ObamaCare go from here? - ObamaCare double talk

13:22 [Fox News] Hagel aims to smooth troubled Pakistan ties- Afghanistan signs Iran pact, resists US accord- Netanyahu warns US, others of Iran's intentions

13:22 [Fox News] Billy Joel, 4 others receive Kennedy Center Honors

13:22 [Fox News] North Korea admits purge of Kim Jong-Un's uncle- US vet says he was well-treated while detained

13:22 [Fox News] Senators call for camera on train tracks, engineers after deadly derailment

13:22 [Fox News] Goldman Sachs hit for �silence� as trader gets jail time

13:22 [The Hindu - News] Tax devolution to be raised to 50 per cent, demands Naveen

13:23 [CNN: Money] Check stock futures

13:24 [BBC: Entertainment] Gravity dog laps up canine honour

13:26 [The Hindu - News] South Korea's expanded air zone regrettable, says China

13:27 [Guardian] Ukraine riot police enter central Kiev amid rumours of storm on square

13:28 [zero hedge] Futures Fail To Levitate Overnight On Repeated Central-Planning Failures Around The Globe

13:31 [Raw Story] ‘It wasn’t love at first sight,’ says widow who made a ‘decent man’ of Mandela

13:32 [Voice of America] Ron Corben: Bangkok Protesters Demand Reform

13:33 [Guardian] Only have children if you are ready to marry, says high court judge

13:35 [Guardian] Boris Johnson vows to continue London's 'cycling revolution'

13:35 [CNN] A glittering LED wonderland that people are waiting hours to see

13:36 [Raw Story] Couples tie knot en masse in Rio’s first same-sex marriages

13:36 [Raw Story] Tech giants call on U.S. to limit surveillance: ‘This undermines the freedoms we all cherish’

13:36 [BBC: Technology] Warning over 4Chan Xbox One prank

13:38 [] Gazans release parody of Van Damme's 'epic split' video

13:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Robert Creamer: Progressive Must Stand Up Against the Right Wing War on Public Employees

13:43 [Topix Activism News] China Looks To Bring Hammer Of Justice Down On Organized Activism

13:43 [CNN] Australia crushes England to leave it on brink of Ashes glory

13:43 [CNN] Opinion: When doctors cheat

13:43 [CNN] Opinion: How the American Dream got downsized

13:44 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela funeral: 'the world is coming'

13:44 [Telegraph] Adoption agency advertises children in local newspapers

13:45 [The Hindu - News] Will try to form govt. in Delhi without horse trading: BJP

13:47 [The Hindu - News] JNNURM: Adhere to guidelines for filing DPRs, Ministry tells States

13:48 [New Statesman] The coalition is failing to insure Britain against the risks posed by climate change

13:50 [Voice of America] Reuters: Ukraine's Yanukovych Backs Talks With Opposition to Work Out Compromise

13:51 [CNN] 10 places where the wild things are

13:51 [CNN] Ashes Cricket: Australia crushes England to leave it on brink of glory

13:54 [Amnesty International] Libya must investigate death of Special Forces soldier under torture

13:55 [Foreign Policy in Focus] In What World Does Spending 3/4 of a Billion Dollars on One Bomber Make Sense?

13:57 [NPR] Winter Storm Plows Through Mid-Atlantic To Hit New England

13:57 [CNN] Microsoft fights back against NSA 'snooping'

13:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Bob Filner Faces Sentencing For Harrassment

14:00 [BBC: Also in the news] Messi insults 'a plot against Iranians'

14:00 [Telegraph] Blizzards cause chaos at NLF games across US east coast

14:01 [CNET News] Verizon to buy EdgeCast to meet demand for online media

14:01 [Global Voices] Jurrat – Marking First Anniversary of the Delhi Gang-rape

14:01 [The Hindu - News] People were in search of an alternative: Yechury

14:03 [Reuters] Friend and foe, world leaders coming together for Mandela

14:05 [The Hindu - News] India demonstrated strength, resilience amidst economic crisis: Pranab

14:05 [Guardian] Lee Rigby murder accused 'begged Allah' to ensure he killed a soldier

14:06 [Fin24 News] Massmart sto close stores on Sunday

14:08 [] Leaked Trade Docs Reveal US Subservience to Corporate Profit /sites/

14:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lincoln Mitchell: A Closer Look at Reactionary Posthumous Attacks on Nelson Mandela

14:08 [Fin24 News] Massmart to close stores on Sunday

14:08 [] Police arrest 11 allegedly tied to Israeli crime ring

14:09 [CNET News] Phone 5S supply finally hits demand, says analyst

14:10 [Mother Jones] EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Love Child Rev. Sun Myung Moon Desperately Tried to Hide /files/RevMoonChoiParkCake300.jpg

14:12 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 9

14:12 [zero hedge] Key Events And Issues In The Coming Week

14:13 [Slashdot] Study: People Are Biased Against Creative Thinking

14:16 [Voice of America] Reuters: French Troops Trade Fire with Ex-rebels in CAR

14:16 [Financial Times] Yanukovich backs plan to defuse crisis

14:16 [Telegraph] 'Three family members' killed after fire broke out while they slept

14:18 [CNN: Politics] Gingrich at odds with conservatives on Mandela

14:18 [CNN: Politics] Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces sentencing

14:18 [CNN: Politics] Next government shutdown deadline nears

14:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Stacey Newman: One Year Ago This Week

14:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alana Horowitz: Why Does Sarah Silverman Say Vaginas Really Really Scare People?

14:18 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Luke Johnson: Obama Traveling To South Africa To Attend Nelson Mandela Service

14:19 [Guardian] Paul Walker fans gather at crash site for tribute

14:20 [CNN: Travel] 10 places where the wild things are

14:20 [CNN: Travel] Christmas on 6 grand estates

14:20 [CNN: Travel] World's dramatic ice skating rinks

14:20 [Fin24 News] Madiba's business legacy

14:23 [CNN: Travel] Where the wild things are

14:24 [Amnesty International] Amnesty International brings claim against UK over state surveillance

14:26 [Raw Story] Real-life spies infiltrated World of Warcraft and Second Life to gather intelligence on gamers

14:26 [Deutsche Welle] Springer buys N24 television in bid to form leading German multimedia group

14:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kevin Short: More Americans Become Rich At Some Point Than You'd Think

14:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kirk Douglas: My Birthday Wishes

14:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Leo W. Gerard: ALEC Demands Lawmakers Pledge Allegiance - to ALEC

14:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Senators Push To Put Cameras On Tracks, Engineers After Train Derailment

14:33 [CNN: Crime] Bride to trial for allegedly killing husband

14:33 [CNN: Crime] Grabby ex-San Diego mayor faces sentencing

14:33 [CNN: Crime] Quarterback won't be charged in rape case

14:33 [CNN: Crime] Catholic college cop kills student after off-campus traffic stop

14:33 [] Saakashvili Makes Appearance at Kyiv Protests

14:33 [CNET News] EU: Samsung might need to do more to satisfy our concerns

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Hazare lambasts Congress ‘betrayal’ over Lokpal

14:34 [CNN] Could Virgin Galactic launch tourist trips to the Moon by 2043?

14:36 [Guardian] Birmingham council says it may soon be unable to fund statutory services

14:36 [The Hindu - News] Women demand reservation and end to violence

14:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Will Bunch: The World's Next Mandela Is Rotting in Jail Somewhere

14:38 [Voice of America] Four US Presidents to Attend Mandela Memorial

14:39 [Fox News: politics] Conservative activist thwarted after trying to name Nevada peak after Reagan

14:40 [Guardian] Universal credit scheme reset owing to IT problems but still on track, says IDS

14:40 [Guardian] US supreme court to decide limits of software patenting

14:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Earl Ofari Hutchinson: GOP Turns Predictable Deaf Ear to Plea to Close Income Inequality Gap

14:41 [CNN] 10 trips to whisk you away for the holidays

14:42 [Voice of America] French Troops Disarm CAR Rebels after Brief Shootout

14:42 [CNET News] China Mobile iPhone preorders to launch Thursday

14:44 [zero hedge] In Hilarious Twist Herbalife Strikes Back At Bill Ackman, Tells His Investors To Pull Their Money

14:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mother charged with bid to reclaim child

14:46 [Sydney Morning Herald] D-Day for Holden: Workers await their fate

14:46 [AL JAZEERA] Somali woman who reported rape sentenced

14:46 [CBC: politics] Canada's delegation to Nelson Mandela memorial arrives today

14:48 [Guardian] Boat race protester Trenton Oldfield wins appeal against deportation

14:48 [Telegraph] Ukraine president agrees to talks with protesters as troops move in

14:48 [Telegraph] Chinese restaurant offers David Cameron-themed dinners

14:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hunter Stuart: Family Of Veteran Killed During Craigslist Deal Receives Generous Outpouring Of Donations

14:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Janie Campbell: Gov. Scott's 'lost' Jobs: The Rick Scott Jobs Record

14:49 [BBC: Science & Environment] 'Love island' in space pic shortlist

14:51 [Deutsche Welle] Iraqi Kurdistan fights female circumcision

14:52 [The Hindu - News] It’s skin deep

14:54 [New Statesman] Home genome testing is coming, and regulators need to make sure they're ready

14:55 [CNN] Scotland's new mythical beasts to rival Loch Ness legacy

14:56 [Raw Story] TSA agent seizes ‘John Wayne’ sock monkey’s toy gun from woman’s sewing bag

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Notice for no-trust motion against UPA govt.

14:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Republicans' Time For Choosing On Health Care

14:59 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Maxwell Strachan: Here's How We'll Know If The Volcker Rule Will Actually Work

15:00 [CNET News] LG behind new Google Nexus 10, says leak

15:01 [Fin24 News] Tax on withdrawal of provident fund

15:02 [NPR] Now Praised By Presidents, Mandela Wasn't Always Admired In The U.S.

15:02 [NPR] Ukraine: Riot Police Deploy Near Protesters As Deadline Looms

15:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Chris Cuomo was Ron Burgundy's intern

15:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Anderson Cooper: 'I idolized Ron Burgundy'

15:03 [CNN: Entertainment] Blitzer envious of Burgundy's mustache

15:04 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine president offers talks amid protests

15:04 [Telegraph] Google Doodle: Grace Hopper, a biography

15:04 [Telegraph] Uruguay opposition demands marijuana referendum

15:05 [The Hindu - News] A journey in sound

15:05 [Disinformation] The Secrets Of Death Inside Disney World

15:05 [BBC: Technology] Facebook develops 'sympathise' button

15:05 [BBC: Technology] The Saudi artist with one million Instagram followers

15:06 [Truthout] Sorta

15:06 [Truthout] Sorta

15:07 [The Hindu - News] A lot’s in a letter

15:07 [Fin24 News] Rupert, wine big wigs form new association

15:07 [CNN] Traveler wakes up on airliner, locked in and alone

15:08 [] Spies vs. Gamers: Docs Show NSA Infiltrates Digital Playlands /sites/

15:08 [] Pakistan: Drone Killings Show Numbers, Not Bodies /sites/

15:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ellie Krupnick: Michelle Obama Wows In Green Gown At Kennedy Center Honors (PHOTOS)

15:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dino Grandoni: NSA And CIA Spied In 'World Of Warcraft' And Other Online Games

15:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Minimum Wage

15:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Tea Party Obstruction And Liberal Hypocrisy, Defied: NYU Grad Students Poised To Make History

15:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Philippines Workers Banned From Yemen After Al Qaeda Attack Kills Over 50

15:09 [The Hindu - News] The scent of Chennai

15:10 [AL JAZEERA] Ukraine's president agrees to offer of talks

15:11 [CNN: Health] Susan Boyle tells British paper she has Asperger's

15:11 [The Hindu - News] Spellbinding symphonies

15:11 [Truthout] Bitcoins

15:12 [Guardian] Jurors who search web during cases could be jailed under new proposals

15:13 [The Hindu - News] All in a shot

15:14 [Fox News: politics] Obama heading to South Africa for Mandela memorial

15:15 [zero hedge] Today's Only Event That Matters

15:15 [zero hedge] 1 In 4 Europeans At Risk Of Poverty

15:15 [BBC: Entertainment] Does it matter that only 7% of British films make a profit?

15:15 [BBC: Entertainment] The Saudi artist with one million Instagram followers

15:18 [Slate Magazine] The Creepy Incompetence of the CIA

15:19 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby murder trial: accused 'hopes to be accepted into Paradise as martyr'

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Start small, think big

15:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] John Glaser: Three Reasons You Should Oppose the TPP

15:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mariel Klein: Millennials Will Not Sign Up for Obamacare

15:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: In Mississippi, Thad Cochran Will Stay And Fight Tea Party Challenger

15:21 [The Hindu - News] Buy one, donate one

15:21 [CNN: Money] A red state health care exchange that works

15:21 [CNN: Money] More confusion over China Mobile iPhone deal

15:22 [BBC: Entertainment] McBusted to headline Hyde Park show

15:23 [CNET News] Apple Stores to serve free coding workshops for kids

15:23 [CNET News] Verizon CEO: Our NY wireless problems are nearly fixed

15:23 [Reuters] Leader of Egypt's Brotherhood appears in court

15:25 [BBC: Education] New grants to boost women engineers

15:25 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Bush embark for Mandela memorial in South Africa

15:26 [Guardian] Spy agencies in covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online gaming

15:26 [Voice of America] Reuters: Syrian Army Retakes Road Needed to Ship Out Chemical Weapons

15:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mike Lux: Third Way, Elizabeth Warren, and the Real Battle

15:28 [Voice of America] Reuters: Syrian Army Retakes Road to Ship Out Chemical Weapons

15:28 [BBC: Entertainment] Medieval Latin dictionary completed

15:30 [CNN: Money] Volcker rule's coming

15:31 [CNET News] NSA spies on World of Warcraft, SecondLife gamers -- report

15:31 [Slashdot] eBay CEO: Amazon Drones Are Fantasy

15:32 [Guardian] Royal Mail to phase out post bikes completely in 2014 | Laura Laker

15:34 [Good] Disrupting the Living Wage for Factory Workers

15:34 [OpEdNews] Kill the Landlord, but Save the Man

15:34 [OpEdNews] Rush Limbaugh Is Just A Big, Bloviating, (Traditional) Capitalist - An Ugly American. Does Francis Care?

15:34 [OpEdNews] ALEC Demands Lawmakers Pledge Allegiance - to ALEC

15:35 [Telegraph] 'Three family members' killed after 'suspicious' fire broke out while they slept

15:35 [Telegraph] Plans for £5.5bn Saudi beach resort

15:38 [CNN: Crime] A tale about that Warhol

15:38 [Guardian] No decision on MPs' pay rise until after election, says Downing Street

15:38 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian troops seize strategic town

15:40 [CNET News] Get a MyCharge Summit 3000 mobile charger for $18 shipped

15:40 [Guardian] Universal credit scheme on track despite IT problems, says IDS

15:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chase Madar: The Over-Policing of America

15:42 [Voice of America] Satellite Developed by Brazil and China Fails to Orbit

15:43 [] Kyrgyzstan: Alliance from Restive South Creates Headache for Bishkek

15:44 [zero hedge] Here Is The "Wealth Effect": Wealthiest 400 Americans Accounted For 16% Of All Capital Gains

15:44 [zero hedge] Special Order Types and Exchange Blathering

15:44 [zero hedge] What have the Japanese been Buying ?

15:44 [Voice of America] Syria Retakes Road Needed for Chemical Weapons Removal

15:46 [Guardian] Lee Rigby murder: Michael Adebolajo tells court he killed soldier

15:46 [Guardian] Mark Duggan inquest: jury told unlawful killing verdict is an option

15:46 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt police arrest students after clashes

15:48 [Fox News: politics] New caveat on Obama pledge: Pay to keep your doctor

15:48 [Le Monde diplomatique] UK's flawed counter-terrorism strategy

15:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Largely White Audience Turns Out To Hear Rand Paul Speak At African-American Outreach Event

15:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dale Hansen: Conservatives unpatriotically root for Obamacare failure

15:50 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Obama: 'I Think I Just Became The First President To Ever Publicly Mention Area 51'

15:52 [Guardian] Lee Rigby murder: Michael Adebolajo tells court he killed fusilier in 'military attack'

15:52 [Truthout] Henry Giroux | The Spectacle of Illiteracy and the Crisis of Democracy

15:54 [CNN] 'Frozen' rises to No. 1 with $31.6 million

15:54 [] Democracy Now!: Headlines for December 9, 2013

15:54 [] Democracy Now!: Seymour Hersh: Obama "Cherry Picked" Intelligence on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Strike

15:54 [] Democracy Now!: Rev. Jesse Jackson on the Life of Nelson Mandela & the Movement that Backed His Anti-Apartheid Fight

15:54 [OpEdNews] The World's Next Mandela Is Rotting in Jail Somewhere

15:55 [Fin24 News] In the same room with Madiba

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Jailed Indian sailor’s family to visit PMO on Tuesday

15:56 [The Hindu - News] Violence against women ‘rooted in inequality’

15:56 [The Hindu - News] States told to follow project report norms under JNNURM

15:56 [zero hedge] HFT Algos Force Institutional Investors Off-Exchange

15:56 [Raw Story] Newt Gingrich: Mandela’s death is ‘just another excuse for the left to smear Reagan’

15:56 [Voice of America] North Korea Confirms Purge of Leader's Uncle

15:57 [Big Think] John Milton's Heaven and Hell

15:57 [CNN: Money] What correction? Stocks continue to rally

15:58 [The Hindu - News] Delhi Governor will explore all options: Shinde

15:58 [Guardian] Twitter, Facebook and more demand sweeping changes to US surveillance laws

15:58 [Guardian] Michael Adebolajo tells court he killed Lee Rigby in 'military attack'

15:58 [Slashdot] Massive Exoplanet Discovered, Challenges Established Planet Formation Theories

15:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] The Nobel for Peace – an Expanding Scandal

16:00 [CNN] 5 ways to preserve your teeth as you age

16:00 [Le Monde diplomatique] The over-policing of America

16:00 [CNN: Health] 5 ways to preserve teeth as you age

16:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Todd Van Luling: Everything You Know About Christmas Is Wrong

16:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Peter Dreier: Let's Hold Off Celebrating America's (and New York's) Declining Murder Rate

16:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: States Move On E-Cigarettes As Washington Delays

16:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Witte: America's Future Doctors: Immigrants and the Medical Profession

16:03 [The Atlantic: Politics] Politics Nation: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

16:04 [AlterNet] GOP Governors Who Refused Medicaid Expansion Are Screwing Over Their Constituents While Not Saving Money

16:05 [BBC: Also in the news] The Chinese woman who lives in a hole

16:05 [Disinformation] How to Succeed in Contemporary Art Without Really Trying

16:07 [Telegraph] Costa Concordia: court hears moment captain was told to 'get back on board'

16:07 [Telegraph] Son 'devastated' to lose parents in 'suspicious' house fire

16:07 [Telegraph] Sarkozy snubs Hollande's invite to Nelson Mandela funeral

16:07 [BBC: Education] Students 'persecuted for protest'

16:07 [CNET News] Thinner card reader could help Square not 'fail' its users

16:08 [CNN: Money] NY Times exec: Snowden docs scary

16:08 [Pravda] Amend the Fed: We need a central bank that serves main street

16:08 [Pravda] Where is the beaming light of democracy?

16:08 [Guardian] Air traffic control firm calls for CAA inquiry after phone glitch

16:09 [CNN: Money] Just in time: iPhone supplies at 100% in pre-Christmas survey

16:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Radley Balko: DOJ Agency Warns Of Police Militarization

16:11 [Deutsche Welle] Africans living in Germany mourn Nelson Mandela

16:12 [BBC: Science & Environment] New grants to boost women engineers

16:14 [zero hedge] Rising Rates Spoil the Party

16:14 [zero hedge] Gold & Silver Play Catch Up To Stocks' Un-Taper Exuberance

16:14 [The Hindu - News] In power, AAP will be like a fish out of water: Jaitley

16:14 [OpEdNews] Mandela, the Jews, & the Future: WHICH Jews?

16:16 [Guardian] Thai protests continue after PM calls snap election

16:16 [AlterNet] Militarization of America: Campus Cops Get Armored Vehicle Built to Withstand IEDs and Mines

16:18 [Slate Magazine] Garlic Powder Is Awesome

16:18 [Reuters] Syrian army retakes road needed to ship out chemical arms

16:19 [Slashdot] Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Yahoo Form Alliance Against NSA

16:20 [CNN] UK soldier killing suspect: Iraq war's 'shock and awe' was repulsive

16:20 [CNN] Ryan Seacrest wants to pimp your iPhone

16:20 [CNN] It's coast to coast: Rare winter weather slams virtually entire U.S.

16:20 [The Hindu - News] Rattled Congress takes stock of poll debacle

16:20 [straight] WFF 2013: Tatiana Maslany wins again /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/MOV_TatianaMaslany_2397_0.jpg

16:21 [Telegraph] Boat race protester Trenton Oldfield wins bid to stay in UK

16:21 [Raw Story] Gun-rights battle could backfire on town leaders in Rhode Island recall

16:21 [Raw Story] Man who tried to behead UK soldier says he loves Al-Qaeda

16:21 [Raw Story] Tech giants back gossip site’s appeal of disgraced cheerleader and teacher’s libel verdict

16:21 [Deutsche Welle] Thailand's political turmoil continues

16:23 [Truthout] The Over-Policing of America: Police Overkill Has Entered the DNA of Social Policy

16:24 [New Statesman] Ed Miliband's Commons tribute to Nelson Mandela: full text

16:24 [Voice of America] Ukraine Police Take Positions Near Protest Sites

16:27 [Big Think] What’s the Matter with Middle School?

16:27 [CNN: Money] Government to pull back on big mortgages

16:28 [The Hindu - News] Nawaz Sharif raises drone strikes with Chuck Hagel

16:29 [Voice of America] Five Artists Receive Kennedy Center Honors

16:29 [AlterNet] Revealed: NSA Infiltrating Online Games Like World of Warcraft and Second-Life

16:29 [OpEdNews] Ex PM Blair keeps his snout deep in the trough

16:31 [Global Voices] Venezuela's Municipal Elections: “Both Sides Lose”

16:32 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) blames Congress for its loss in Rajasthan

16:34 [Guardian] Fatal Bolton house fire treated as suspicious

16:35 [Fin24 News] Corruption: Time to stop the rot

16:38 [BBC: Entertainment] DiCaprio forms motor racing team

16:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Allan Hogarth: You Have No Unread Messages - Why Amnesty Is Bringing a Claim Against the UK Over Surveillance Concerns

16:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Barbara Lee: TV Ads that Add Up: Six Strategies for Women Candidates

16:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: The GOP Couldn't Kill Obamacare, But Hispanics Could

16:39 [CNET News] Panasonic 'hybrid' vacuum can run on smartphone juice

16:39 [Telegraph] Israel claims 'historic' water agreement will save Dead Sea

16:39 [Telegraph] Spanish 'ghost airport' up for sale

16:39 [Telegraph] Regulator confirms tablets safe to use during take-off

16:39 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Chase Madar, The Criminalization of Everyday Life

16:39 [Pravda] In defense of cross-fertilization: Europe and its identity contradictions

16:39 [CNN: Money] Will the Volcker rule crush Goldman Sachs?

16:39 [CNN: Money] Here's what makes a leader 'highly effective'

16:41 [Mother Jones] Labor Unions Are Underwriting the Republican Party's Civil War

16:41 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 9, 2013 /files/1209-630.jpg

16:41 [Raw Story] Putin appoints notorious anti-LGBT news anchor to head Russia Today

16:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Corrections and clarifications - December 10, 2013

16:42 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why We're Stuck with a Bubble Economy

16:42 [zero hedge] As Credit Bubble Grows, Junk Bond Underwriting Fees Drop To Record Low

16:42 [zero hedge] (Part IV) Bail-In Regimes - The Key Attributes and Who Is Driving?

16:42 [CNN: Health] Preserve teeth as you age: 5 ways

16:43 [Financial Times] Oncologist returns home to help children

16:45 [CNN] Legal eagles? Why lawyers love golf

16:45 [CNN] Adaptive reuse: Old churches remodeled into homes, offices, nightclubs

16:46 [The Hindu - Opinion] Looking at the Moon from the Great Wall

16:47 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela memorial organisers prepare to host diverse audience

16:47 [NPR] Orc And Dagger: U.S. Reportedly Spied On Gamers Online

16:48 [Reuters] Iran, six powers meet on steps to carry out nuclear deal

16:49 [The Hindu - News] Technology giants complain to Obama on surveillance

16:50 [CNET News] Wireless carriers received 1 million requests for phone data

16:50 [CNET News] EU to Nokia: Don't be a 'patent troll'

16:51 [Voice of America] US Intelligence Agencies Reportedly Monitor Online Games

16:51 [Raw Story] Dick Cheney: Iran nuclear freeze deal is bad because Obama lied about health care

16:51 [Raw Story] Predatory tax lien buyer spreading misery across US, but who’s behind it?

16:51 [Raw Story] Ted Cruz coloring book for children says Obamacare ‘worse than any war’

16:53 [Guardian] Asda backs staff who won't sell alcohol to parents shopping with children

16:53 [Guardian] Ukraine riot police enter central Kiev amid rumours of attack on square

16:53 [The Progressive] Tech Giants Demand Reforms to U.S. Spy Programs

16:53 [CNN: Money] American Air back on Wall Street

16:54 [AL JAZEERA] South African parliament honours Mandela

16:54 [Reuters] Yanukovich backs Ukraine compromise talks as riot police take up positions

16:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Engelhardt: Stopping Al Qaeda One MRAP at a Time in Rural America

16:57 [CNN: Politics] Ex-San Diego Mayor Filner faces sentencing today

16:57 [CNN: Politics] Is the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorists?

16:57 [CNN: Politics] Terror threat spreads overseas

16:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Shannon Watts: American Moms One Year After Newtown: No More Silence About Gun Violence

16:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeffrey Ann Goudie: The ACA, Sebelius and the Cure

17:00 [Foreign Policy in Focus] America, Genocide, and the “National Interest”

17:01 [Voice of America] Protests in Bangkok

17:01 [Deutsche Welle] Deutsche Post DHL tests delivery drone

17:01 [Deutsche Welle] FIFA names Ballon d'Or shortlist

17:02 [CNN: Technology] Bouncing camera ball could save lives

17:02 [CNN: Technology] Facial recognition: Embracing big brother

17:03 [CNET News] Time Warner Cable set to add another app platform: Apple TV?

17:04 [CNN] Muslim militia: We are true government of Central African Republic

17:04 [Truthout] Europe's Deadly Border

17:04 [Truthout] Saving Children From Loggers

17:04 [Truthout] Economics by Other Means: War, Poverty, and Conflict Minerals in Africa

17:05 [New Statesman] The science of personality is a murky world

17:05 [Guardian] Lee Rigby murder: Adebolajo tells court soldier killed in 'military attack'

17:05 [straight] Missing North Vancouver senior Joan Warren found dead near Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Joan%20Warren.jpg

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Nicholas Kralev: Once Expelled, Gay Diplomat Thrives in Foreign Service (VIDEO)

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Adam Goldberg: Spies’ Dragnet Reaches A Playing Field Of Elves And Trolls -

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: 12/9/13-12/15/13 Pollster Open Thread

17:07 [NPR] Thai Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament, Calls New Elections

17:08 [Reuters] French troops disarm fighters in Central African Republic

17:08 [Reuters] Egypt puts Brotherhood leader on trial, students protest

17:08 [Slate Magazine] Not Just Oil and Oligarchs

17:09 [Telegraph] Ikea aims to keep the tills ringing by cutting the cost of a real Christmas tree to £5

17:09 [Telegraph] Thai snap election fails to halt protests

17:09 [OpEdNews] When Those in Power Invite Us to Learn the Wrong Lessons from Nelson Mandela

17:11 [Mother Jones] Why the EPA Chief Needs China's Help to Tackle Global Warming /files/GlobalGHGEmissionsByCountry_0.png

17:11 [Mother Jones] 8 Big-Name Tech Companies Demand End to Bulk Internet Surveillance

17:11 [Financial Times] Maduro emerges from Chávez’s shadow

17:11 [Financial Times] N Korea purges raise stability fears

17:12 [Global Voices] “Where the Sea Breathes”: A Letter from Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

17:12 [Fox News: politics] ATF reportedly used rogue tactics in a half-dozen cities

17:14 [Slashdot] The Quest To Build Xbox One and PS4 Emulators

17:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dennis Jett: Why Rick Santorum Is No Nelson Mandela

17:17 [CNN: Living] Happy Birthday, Grace Hopper! The historical analogs of brilliant women

17:17 [CNN: Living] Scenes from Art Basel Miami Beach

17:17 [CNN: Living] Resurrecting old churches

17:17 [CNN: Living] Merriam-Webster's word of 2013 is ...

17:20 [Truthout] Is Afghan President Rejecting US Security Pact Due to Mysterious Civilian Killings in Wardak Province?

17:21 [Voice of America] Hagel Warns Pakistan Over Border Protests

17:21 [Deutsche Welle] Secretive US kill switch strategy challenged

17:23 [Reuters: politics] Pentagon chief Hagel in Pakistan for talks on security, drones

17:24 [Fin24 News] A message from Mandela in Afrikaans

17:24 [CNN] Apparently This Matters: This one dog in Charleston

17:24 [BBC: Entertainment] DiCaprio in race for electric cars

17:26 [CNN] The A-listers who can't stop splashing out on canvas

17:27 [AlterNet] Hawaiian Mayor Signs GMO Ban into Law

17:27 [Big Think] Should Non-Humans Have Rights?

17:27 [NPR] Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Senegal

17:28 [The Hindu - News] Ukrainian protesters vow to defend central Kiev

17:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] 5 Intriguing Things: Monday, 12/9

17:31 [World Policy Institute] Armies of the Arab Spring

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Roque Planas: Boosting Latino Representation Where It Counts

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Joe Biden Signs Nelson Mandela Condolence Book At South African Embassy

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.: How Smartphones Behave Like Children

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Michael L. (Mikey: It's The Hypocrisy, Stupid: Fundamentalist Christian Bullies Running Amok in America's Military

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: FreedomWorks Leader: I Would Rather See The Tea Party 'Take Over The GOP' Than Create A Third Party

17:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ilana Solomon: Deal or No Deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Congress Weighs in

17:33 [The Progressive] Records Show State Policy Network Was Created by ALEC

17:33 [CNN] Suspect in British soldier's slaying: 'I do not dispute I killed him'

17:34 [CNET News] What's the best picture mode?

17:35 [AlterNet] Rand Paul Says Unemployment Benefits a ‘Disservice’ to Workers

17:35 [Truthout] How Bureaucrats Stand in the Way of Releasing Elderly and Ill Prisoners

17:36 [CNN] Buda vs. Pest: One city, two personalities

17:36 [Raw Story] Sarah Palin: Atheist ‘Joe McScrooges’ trying to ‘take away that freedom to express’ Christmas

17:39 [Voice of America] Memorials for Nelson Mandela in South Africa

17:40 [Telegraph] Museum goers treated to surprise musical flashmob

17:40 [Telegraph] Facebook working on a 'sympathise' button

17:42 [zero hedge] Fed Extends Closing Time Of First POMO By 15 Minutes

17:42 [zero hedge] Arkansas Nuclear Facility Offline Following Fire, Possible Explosion

17:43 [Voice of America] World Leaders Heading to South Africa for Mandela Tribute

17:43 [Voice of America] Iran, World Powers Talk Nuclear Deal Details

17:45 [CNET News] Hour of Code campaign urges students learn to code (Podcast)

17:47 [Financial Times] Germany and France close on banking union deal

17:47 [NPR] Images Appear To Confirm Removal Of Top North Korean Official

17:49 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Inae Oh: How This Beloved NYC Teacher's Life Was Turned Upside Down By A Bogus, Petty Marijuana Arrest (VIDEO)

17:50 [OpEdNews] Shooting the Messenger

17:50 [AlterNet] How Our Public Land Have Become Carbon Polluters

17:50 [CNN: Travel] 10 spots where the wild things are

17:50 [CNN: Travel] Christmas bling on 6 grand estates

17:50 [CNN: Travel] 10 places to escape for the holidays

17:50 [CNN: Travel] Ice storm causing travel chaos

17:51 [CNN] Toy Time: What makes a toy memorable?

17:53 [The Onion] Editorial Cartoon: Ebenezer Screwed

17:53 [The Onion] American Voices: Study Disputes ‘Fat But Fit’ Claim

17:54 [AL JAZEERA] Defendant in UK solider killing praises Qaeda

17:56 [Telegraph] France stages summit to resist rise of English language on TV

17:56 [Telegraph] No mechanical faults found on Clutha crash helicopter

17:56 [Reuters] Yanukovich backs Ukraine compromise talks, police dismantle protest barricades

17:56 [CNN: Living] Connelly's 'Lincoln Lawyer' returns

17:56 [CNN: Living] View-Master, Rainbow Brite, Trolls: Why you still love these toys

17:56 [CNN: Living] Happy Birthday, Grace Hopper!

17:56 [CNN: Living] Gadget gifts your kids will love

17:56 [Truthout] ALEC Stands Its Ground, But Stumbles

17:57 [zero hedge] Ukraine Risk Soars To 4 Year High As Opposition Offices Raided, Protests Continue - Live Feed

17:57 [zero hedge] "No Way To Tell How Many People Who Have Signed Up For Obamacare Actually Have"

17:58 [Topix Activism News] Legal challenge to New Mexico 'right-to-die' law set to...

18:01 [Guardian] Iain Duncan Smith questioned by MPs about universal credit and DWP statistics: Politics live blog

18:02 [CNET News] Google Doodle honors pioneer programmer Grace Hopper

18:02 [Truthdig] Giant ‘Battery’ Ensures Renewable Energy Supply

18:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Sarah Palin To Host Outdoors Show On Sportsman Channel

18:03 [Slate Magazine] A $335,000 Tiara? You Shouldn’t Have!

18:03 [Voice of America] North Korea Confirms Purge of Leader's Uncle

18:03 [AlterNet] Watch Out NY: Cockroach Species that Can Withstand Winter Cold Shows Up at City Tourist Attraction

18:04 [straight] Tickets to Lady Gaga's artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball go on sale today /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/Lady%20Gaga%2020131206.jpg

18:04 [Financial Times] Martian lake could have supported life

18:05 [CNN: Living] Resurrecting churches as homes

18:05 [Disinformation] Study Suggests Mediumship May Be A Distinct Mental State

18:06 [Raw Story] Palestinian official warns: John Kerry will cause ‘total failure’ of peace talks with Israel

18:06 [Raw Story] GOP Comes Up With A Brilliant Outrage Generation Plan

18:06 [Deutsche Welle] Last Gold Rush in South Africa

18:06 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Repression is hindering reconciliation

18:07 [CNN] Bowl Championship Series Fast Facts

18:09 [BBC: Entertainment] Tulisa charged with drugs offence

18:11 [Mother Jones] The Republican Rejection of Medicaid Expansion is Depraved /files/images/blog_medicaid_1.jpg

18:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christopher Mathias: See How Your Neighborhood Fared On NYPD's Interactive Crime Map

18:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: If You Haven't Heard Of DMT Yet, You Might Soon

18:11 [Truthout] Welcome to Gasland: Denton, Texas Residents Face Fracking Impacts From EagleRidge Energy

18:12 [Telegraph] X Factor's Tulisa charged with drug offences

18:14 [Fin24 News] Big banks see rich opportunities

18:15 [Voice of America] Party: Ukraine Police Storm Opposition Headquarters

18:15 [Voice of America] Indonesian Train Collides With Fuel Truck

18:17 [Truthdig] Rural N.Y. Communities Use Fracking Waste to De-Ice Road

18:20 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Yemen: Chaos, Conflict, and Revolution

18:22 [Fox News] Student killed during encounter with campus police

18:22 [Fox News] Jury selection begins in murder trial of newlywed bride

18:22 [Fox News] Thousands of US flights canceled due to storm- FOX NEWS EXTREME WEATHER CENTER

18:22 [Fox News] Old foes Saudi Arabia, Iran seek common ground

18:22 [Fox News] BREAKING NEWS: Ukrainian opposition says headquarters in Kiev stormed by authorities

18:22 [Fox News] Pearl Harbor vet loses plane seat over jet fuel rule

18:22 [Fox News] Senators call for camera on train tracks, engineers

18:22 [Fox News] FOX NEWS FIRST: New caveat on Obama pledge: Pay to keep your doctor- OPINION: Carter worse than Obama? - ObamaCare architect: Need PR campaign for success

18:23 [The Hindu - News] Amid protests, JPC report on 2G tabled in Lok Sabha

18:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Ted Yoho, GOP Congressman, Holding 'Family Firearm Safety' Event On Newtown Anniversary

18:23 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jana Novak: On Leadership: From Washington to Mandela

18:24 [The Nation] Everyone Is a Criminal: On the Over-policing of America

18:24 [CNN] Ukraine president backs talks as protesters block government offices

18:24 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

18:24 [AlterNet] What the New Atheists Get Very Wrong About Religion

18:25 [Slashdot] NSA Collect Gamers' Chats and Deploy Real-Life Agents Into WoW and Second Life

18:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: Two Ohio Transgender Women Allegedly Murdered In Cleveland

18:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Catherine Taibi: Chuck Todd: Restrictions On White House Photographers 'A Version Of Propaganda' (VIDEO)

18:26 [zero hedge] Greece Tumbles Into The Deflationary Abyss, While Its Primary Surplus Sounds The "Grexit" Alarm

18:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Mars lake 'much like early Earth'

18:27 [Truthout] Chris Hedges | Shooting the Messenger

18:28 [NPR] Why A 'Living' Wage Doesn't Add Up

18:28 [NPR] Infants At Risk Due To Blood Tests Delays

18:28 [NPR] Recalling Nelson Mandela's 'Funny And Humble' Side

18:28 [NPR] Baseball's Torre, La Russa, Cox Add Another Title: Hall Of Famer

18:28 [NPR] 'In Meat We Trust' Argues We Got The Meat Industry We Asked For

18:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] Editors at the Prestigious Journal Nature Get Serious About Reddit

18:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'The Mother of All Demos' Is 45 Years Old, Doesn't Look a Day Over 25

18:28 [Reuters] French troops clash with Central African Republic gunmen in capital

18:28 [This Magazine] Gender Block: Microsoft’s bossy bra tells ladies when they are allowed to eat

18:29 [AlterNet] A Record Number of Americans Can’t Afford Their Rent

18:29 [Good] Interactive Infographic: 9 Stories of Good Aid

18:29 [Good] Seeing Things Not As They Are, But As They Could Be

18:29 [CNN] In Washington, deadlines crashed and holidays trashed

18:30 [Disinformation] Moderation Policy At Disinfo: A Quick Note

18:35 [The Hindu - News] When thieves’ tourist sojourn plan goes kaput

18:35 [The Hindu - News] BJP may get first call in Delhi

18:35 [Financial Times] Matteo Renzi takes over Italy’s centre-left

18:36 [Raw Story] Gov. Rick Scott allows ‘militant atheist’ to erect beer can Festivus pole at Florida Capitol

18:36 [Raw Story] Navy promoted officer who admitted molesting daughter in lieu of investigation

18:37 [Truthout] Seymour Hersh: Obama "Cherry-Picked" Intelligence on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify US Strike

18:38 [Slate Magazine] It’s Good!

18:38 [Slate Magazine] The Worst Seat in the House

18:38 [CNN] Kremlin dissolves Russia's news agency RIA Novosti

18:39 [The Hindu - News] Price hike, factionalism did us in: Congress

18:39 [The Hindu - News] Landslide in Mizoram saving grace for Congress

18:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Eleanor Goldberg: Newtown Shooting Anniversary Commemorated With 'Acts Of Kindness' Week

18:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] James Witte: Immigration Reform Power Tweeters: Part 2

18:42 [CNN] From Detroit to destiny: My time with Mandela

18:43 [The Progressive] Tim Geithner's Magical Trip Through the Revolving Door

18:43 [The Hindu - News] Town vending panel constituted

18:44 [Telegraph] Neighbour describes Bolton house fire which killed three

18:44 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela in pictures: preparations for memorial ceremony

18:44 [Telegraph] NASA rover finds evidence of freshwater lake on Mars

18:46 [Fin24 News] Spanish 'ghost' airport goes up for sale

18:46 [BBC: Technology] Aldi 'low-cost' tablet sells out

18:47 [Truthdig] Rural N.Y. Communities Use Fracking Waste to De-Ice Roads

18:47 [Truthdig] A Visit From St. Amazon

18:47 [Truthdig] Mandela Memorial

18:47 [The Hindu - News] Congress MPs join TDP, YSRCP in no-trust move

18:47 [The Hindu - News] Ramalingam dropped from Cabinet

18:47 [Guardian] Most Britons have felt no benefits from economic recovery, opinion poll finds

18:48 [Fox News] 'MT. REAGAN' BLOCKActivist stopped in bid to rename popular peak

18:48 [Fox News] TORTURE & SUFFERING Hero bin Laden doc decries inhumane treatment in jail

18:48 [Fox News] 'WHAT'S GOING ON?'Man locked in plane after falling asleep on flight

18:48 [Fox News] HIKER ARRESTED'127 Hours' inspiration accused of assault

18:48 [Fox News] Torre, Cox, La Russa elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

18:48 [Fox News] Tech companies call for curbs on NSA spying

18:48 [Fox News] China withholds visas for some journalists after reports

18:48 [Fox News] NSA spied on 'World of Warcraft,' documents show

18:48 [Fox News] Obama heading to South Africa for Mandela memorial- KURTZ: The media and Mandela

18:48 [Fox News] Wisconsin capital targets professional cuddlers

18:48 [NPR] University Of Oregon Looking Into 'Out Of Control' Snowball Fight

18:48 [NPR] Putin Scraps Official Russian News Agency

18:48 [Truthout] Credibility of the Ruling Elite Is Being Shredded - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself

18:48 [Fox News: politics] Ex-San Diego mayor sentenced to home confinement, probation for harassment

18:49 [The Hindu - News] Centre declines sanction to prosecute Jaffar Sait

18:49 [The Hindu - News] Fresh roars greet the Nehru zoo

18:50 [Fin24 News] Saudi satisfied with oil prices, stability

18:51 [CNET News] AT&T cozies up to Rogers to bring LTE roaming to Canada

18:51 [Deutsche Welle] American Airlines merges with US Airways after antitrust suit

18:51 [The Hindu - News] DMK MP surrenders, gets bail

18:53 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures – Week Of December 9, 2013

18:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Bob Filner Sentenced To 3 Years Probation, 3 Months Home Confinement

18:54 [The Hindu - News] Prime Minister’s pat for city skater

18:56 [Red Pepper] The Poverty of Capitalism: roundtable

18:56 [zero hedge] Riots Break Out In Singapore; Think Your Country Is Immune?

18:56 [Raw Story] Brazil vows to crack down on soccer hooligans after outbreak of violence

18:58 [The Hindu - News] Vasundhara Raje to stake claim today to form government

18:58 [The Hindu - News] 3 end lives by torching themselves

18:58 [CBC: politics] Ministers set to announce Canada's claim to Arctic riches

18:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Year in Facebook: Pope Francis, Royal Baby, and Harlem Shake

18:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] Thomas Pynchon Could Have Met a Spy in the Virtual World Second Life

18:58 [Telegraph] Royal Mail agrees 9pc pay deal with unions

18:58 [CNN] Ex-San Diego Mayor Filner sentenced to home confinement, fines

19:02 [The Hindu - News] There is no Modi wave, says Nitish

19:03 [Truthout] Assange Marks Three Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy From US

19:03 [CNN] Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi vs. Franck Ribery for 2013 Ballon d'Or

19:04 [] Violence Threatens As Tensions Surge in Ukraine Protests /sites/

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Chouhan to be sworn in on Dec. 14

19:05 [straight] Allan Wong and Vision Vancouver school trustees “share similar views” /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/AllanWongCope-SH.jpg

19:05 [straight] 50 Shades of Grey-themed Christmas tree too sexy for Chicago /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/50shades_131209.jpg

19:06 [The Hindu - News] Raman Singh will take oath on December 12

19:07 [Fox News: politics] Pentagon weighs sending US support to Central African Republic, amid violence

19:09 [Voice of America] Images from Kyiv

19:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Wendell Potter: Big Corporations Abandoning Conservative Group That Pushes Changes in State Laws

19:10 [The Hindu - News] "Kejriwal would have been CM had I campaigned"

19:10 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Antonia Blumberg: Jang Song Thaek Ousted: Footage Emerges That Appears To Show Removal Of Kim's Uncle (PHOTOS)

19:11 [New Statesman] What next for the all-powerful PC?

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Highflying burglar taken into custody

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Next, AAP sets its sights on Maharashtra

19:12 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Bush and big contingent head for Mandela memorial together

19:13 [The Progressive] Police Cellphone Searches Double Under Obama

19:13 [CNN] Managers Cox, Torre, La Russa elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

19:13 [CNN] Leak: Government spies snooped in 'Warcraft,' other games

19:14 [CNET News] Facebook selects Criminal Case (not Candy Crush) as game of the year

19:14 [CNET News] $6,500 Santa stakeout kit for Christmas black ops

19:14 [CNN: Politics] Should Obama get credit for the Obama economy?

19:14 [CNN: Politics] In Congress, deadlines crashed and holidays trashed

19:14 [The Hindu - News] In power, AAP will be fish out of water: Jaitley

19:14 [zero hedge] In The Third Quarter, The Rich Got Richer By $1.9 Trillion

19:14 [zero hedge] THe CeNTRaL PLaNNeR, THe JuGGLeR, THe OPeRaToR AnD THe BuST...

19:14 [Slashdot] Interview: Ben Heck Answers Your Questions

19:14 [CNN: Travel] Going it alone: 7 tips for successful solo travel

19:15 [Fox News] Brazil ready for World Cup?

19:15 [Fox News] Garth's surprise tour news

19:15 [Fox News] New roach taking over NYC

19:15 [Fox News] 'Cherry Pie' vixen suicidal

19:15 [Fox News] 'Thor' goddess graces Maxim

19:15 [Fox News] Selena latest super brat?

19:15 [Fox News] Ire over Sonic's 'racist' sign

19:15 [Fox News] High chair health warning

19:15 [Fox News] 2015 Corvette's secret slips

19:15 [Fox News] Mars lake could have held life

19:15 [Fox News] Air Force band 'flashes' crowd

19:15 [CNN: Crime] Did bride murder or defend herself?

19:15 [CNN: Crime] Ex-San Diego mayor sentenced to home confinement

19:16 [The Hindu - News] Miscreants draw Rs. 2.4 lakh from Axis Bank customer’s account

19:16 [The Atlantic: In Focus] 2013: The Year in Photos, January - April

19:16 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Fox: Inspiring the young to public service

19:18 [The Progressive] NSA Infiltrated 'World of Warcraft,' Xbox Live

19:18 [NPR] Singapore's Leader Urges Calm After Rare Riot

19:18 [The Hindu - News] NOTA did many candidates in

19:18 [The Hindu - News] Call for restraint after Singapore witnesses violence in more than 40 years

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Congress faltered in Chhattisgarh phase-II

19:21 [Raw Story] ‘All the ingredients are there for life’: NASA rover uncovers ancient fresh water lake on Mars

19:22 [Electronic Intifada] Theses on Zionism

19:23 [Slate Magazine] The Planet That Shouldn't Be There

19:23 [CNN] D.J. Campbell arrested in English match-fixing investigation

19:24 [Truthout] In Depth: Journal Retracts Independent Study Linking Monsanto GMO Corn to Cancer in Rats

19:24 [CNN: Entertainment] Meredith Baxter ties the knot

19:26 [Raw Story] Sonic apologizes for racist sign in front of Kansas City area restaurant

19:26 [Raw Story] Look what they done to my smut, ma

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Military security, public interest ignored in Adarsh housing: PAC

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Hagel raises the issue of NATO supply routes

19:29 [AL JAZEERA] French troops begin to disarm CAR fighters

19:29 [Truthout] Amend the Fed: We Need a Central Bank That Serves Main Street

19:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Madeleine M. Kunin: When I Met Nelson Mandela

19:29 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Emily Thomas: 'Ted Cruz To The Future' Is Probably The Greatest Holiday Gift Ever

19:30 [OpEdNews] Deceiving the US Public on Syria

19:30 [The Hindu - News] Notice to Shah Rukh Khan, six others

19:30 [Telegraph] Deadline for removing Syria's chemical weapons may be missed, officials warn

19:31 [CNN] Feds to announce charges against L.A. deputies in jails probe

19:32 [CNN: Living] Scenes from Art Basel in Miami

19:32 [The Hindu - News] India’s mid-day meal scheme ranked 12th among lower-middle-income countries

19:32 [Slashdot] Factory-In-a-Day Project Aims To Deploy Work-Ready Robots Within 24 Hours

19:33 [NPR] Ex-San Diego Mayor Filner Sentenced To Home Confinement

19:34 [The Hindu - News] Mars craft to get first course correction tomorrow

19:35 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Forestalling genocide in the Central African Republic /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/shutterstock_137591282.jpg

19:35 [straight] Rob Ford was only the fifth most talked about topic on Facebook in 2013 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/topics_canada2x.png

19:35 [CNN: Money] Time for stocks and bonds to disagree

19:35 [CNN: Money] Source: Verizon buys Edgecast for $390M

19:35 [CNN: Money] Layoffs at stealth payment startup Clinkle

19:35 [Reuters: politics] U.S. Senate to vote on housing nominee, confirmation likely: sources

19:35 [Disinformation] 1997 Address by Nelson Mandela at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, plus 5 videos

19:37 [Big Think] Mandela Lives On: 8 Things I Learned from Madiba

19:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Passenger wakes up on locked plane

19:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Judges Question Need For Genital Searches At Guantanamo Bay

19:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Rodda: Air Force Base Lights Menorah -- Too Little, Too Late

19:38 [CNN: Money] Why Cerberus still hasn't sold its gun giant

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Network to share knowledge, Governor tells experts

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Outreach School told not to park school buses in playground

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Actor’s family robbed of valuables at knifepoint

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Skimming gang caught before they struck

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Contractors shunning BBMP’s infrastructure projects

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Privilege panel decides to summon V.K. Singh

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Zeroing in on the plot

19:39 [Fin24 News] SA still Zim's biggest trading partner

19:39 [AL JAZEERA] French troops begin disarming CAR fighters

19:39 [straight] Video: Vigil for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2013 /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-youtube/aOdSYJb7EM0.jpg

19:39 [Voice of America] Scott Bobb: SAF Authorities Prepare for Enormous Crowds at Mandela Memorial

19:40 [The Hindu - News] U.P. Assembly adjourned twice over cane pricing issue

19:41 [Mother Jones] Even Big Investors Are Losing Trust in the Stock Market

19:42 [zero hedge] Bitcoinaires Take To The Streets

19:42 [CNN] Oldest human DNA found in Spain

19:43 [The Hindu - News] Five digits of mobile number help police catch mugger

19:43 [Slate Magazine] The Biggest Fault Slip in History Led to Japan's 2011 Tsunami

19:43 [The Onion] Infographic: The Onion’s Tips For Applying To College

19:44 [CNN: Health] Oldest human DNA found in Spain

19:44 [Truthout] Argentine Protesters vs Monsanto: "The Monster Is Right on Top of Us"

19:45 [The Hindu - News] Nobel laureate bats for GM crops

19:45 [OpEdNews] Mandela's Uses of Sports: Resistance, Reconciliation, and Rebranding

19:45 [CNN] Inside Cambodia's hidden child brothels

19:46 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela: progress comes only through struggle, Cameron tells MP

19:46 [Telegraph] Order of Merit: the list of members

19:46 [Telegraph] Sketch: Gordon's alive!

19:47 [The Hindu - News] CBI files charge sheet against Nagar

19:47 [Reuters: politics] Former San Diego mayor sentenced to home confinement in harassment case: report

19:49 [The Hindu - News] Maduro’s party sweeps local polls

19:50 [Truthout] Why Can't We Access the Fed's Free Money?

19:50 [CNET News] Yahoo reportedly wants to buy popular photo-sharing site Imgur

19:50 [Reuters] French troops fight Central African Republic gunmen in capital

19:51 [CNN] Child sex trafficking: Why Cambodia?

19:52 [New Internationalist] SIM cards for elephants

19:53 [The Hindu - News] Do not humiliate President: Nepal V-P

19:53 [The Hindu - News] “Restore faith in rights panel”

19:55 [The Hindu - News] Independents sweep Allahabad varsity poll

19:56 [zero hedge] Quote Of The Day: UK Housing Market "Warp Speed" Edition

19:57 [New Statesman] Duncan Smith blames Conservative HQ for statistics abuse

19:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Small consolation

19:58 [Guardian] French troops exchange fire with rebels in Central African Republic

19:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Madeline Boardman: Ben Affleck On Republican Actors: 'I Probably Wouldn't Like' Them

19:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Stephen Hren: Why I'm Breaking up With Google

19:59 [The Hindu - News] Karzai reaches out to Rouhani to counter U.S. pressure on pact

20:00 [The Hindu - Opinion] Talk of war and peace

20:00 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Lynch Mobs Hide Behind ‘Community Justice’ in Bolivia

20:02 [AlterNet] Meet the 20 Percent: Wealthy Social Liberals Standing Against Efforts to Fight Income Inequality

20:02 [CNN: Technology] Report: Government spied on 'World of Warcraft'

20:02 [CNET News] Cold-loving cockroaches invade New York, scientists confirm

20:02 [Telegraph] Pensioners are being "burgled" by insurers on annuities

20:02 [Telegraph] Ryanair halves excess baggage fee

20:03 [Slashdot] Google Doodle Remembers Computing Pioneer Grace Hopper

20:03 [NPR] The Secret's Out: Obama Acknowledges Existence Of Area 51

20:04 [] Nation's Tech Giants Unite in Demand for Surveillance Reform

20:04 [The Hindu - Opinion] Not just about the islands

20:05 [The Hindu - News] ‘Drop move to change Ram Baran Yadav’

20:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] AAP’s rise

20:06 [straight] Jack & the Beanstalk: An East Van Panto is a likable endeavour /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/ART_Panto2_2399.jpg

20:06 [Raw Story] Ukraine police move against Kiev protesters

20:06 [Raw Story] GOP Rep. Ted Yoho invites kids to ‘purchasing firearms’ class on Sandy Hook anniversary

20:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Renee Jacques: 11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools

20:08 [Fox News: politics] ObamaCare exchanges limit access to top hospitals, medical centers

20:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Poll results

20:08 [straight] Pump up your Christmas karma tonight /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_65455510.jpg

20:09 [CNET News] Netflix says Netherlands has the fastest broadband

20:10 [CNN] Uruguay set to legalize marijuana

20:11 [Mother Jones] New Jersey Man Wins Award for Dumbest Political Retaliation of the Year /files/blog_george_washington_bridge.jpg

20:12 [Deutsche Welle] Tear gas in Cairo as Muslim Brotherhood leader starts trial

20:12 [Deutsche Welle] NYT, Guardian report that NSA delves into RPG

20:14 [Reuters: politics] Former San Diego mayor sentenced to home confinement

20:15 [OpEdNews] Inequality: A Sure Way to Kill a Good Time

20:16 [CNET News] Official Rube Goldberg invention game comes to iOS

20:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] Making human rights a reality

20:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] When the definition of poverty harms the poor

20:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] ‘Ghost’ airport goes up for sale

20:19 [CNN] Travel havoc, family missing, many stranded in coast-to-coast freeze

20:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Molly Alexander Darden: Mandela or Obstructionist Politicians; Choosing the Best Legacy

20:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Florida To Celebrate Festivus With The Rest Of Us After Atheist's Beer Can Pole Display Gets Approved

20:19 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Hugh Hogan: Mourning and Remembering Madiba's Legacy

20:20 [OpEdNews] JP Morgan Chase, the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, and the Corruption of America

20:22 [BBC: Entertainment] Thousands mourn Congo rumba star

20:22 [Guardian] Nigel Farage: establishment and media are out to get us

20:23 [The Hindu - News] Award reflects a yearning for transparency

20:23 [Voice of America] Vietnamese Activists Stopped from Holding Rights Rallies

20:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Workers calling it quits earlier

20:24 [straight] Heiltsuk women speak out on Enbridge pipeline in short film (video) /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/media-vimeo/78697145.jpg

20:25 [CNN] Tim Meadows to 'SNL': How could do Bill Brasky without me?

20:25 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andrea Rael: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Tom Tancredo 'Will Make Illegal Immigration Front Page News' In 2014 Governor Run

20:26 [Moral Low Ground] NSA Infiltrated ‘World of Warcraft,’ ‘Second Life’ to Spy on Gamers

20:29 [CNET News] MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

20:29 [CNET News] How to transfer large amounts of data between Macs quickly

20:30 [Voice of America] Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Sets New Elections for February

20:31 [Truthout] Put the "United" Back in the United States of America

20:33 [Telegraph] George Osborne's claim that households are better off is 'inconceivable'

20:33 [Telegraph] Ed Balls faces his toughest critics yet: music fans

20:33 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rebecca Klein: How Preschool Impacts Student Scores Shown In One Graph

20:33 [Slate Magazine] Raise the Gas Tax!

20:34 [Voice of America] US Military to Provide Air Transport in CAR Conflict

20:34 [The Hindu - News] Tech giants unite to demand surveillance reform

20:34 [] Georgia: Does Big Brother Rely on Swedish Firm to Snoop?

20:36 [straight] Homeless in Vancouver: Wheelie neat Christmas tradition /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/bike-lights-01.jpg

20:36 [CNN] Tim Meadows: How could 'SNL' do Bill Brasky without me?

20:38 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amanda Terkel: Mark Jacobs, Iowa GOP Senate Candidate: The Way To Talk To Women Is On An 'Emotional Level'

20:38 [CNN: Money] NSA files could have put 'my life at risk'

20:39 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Joint Chiefs Chairman Presses Congress To Act On Defense Bill

20:40 [CNET News] The mouse that roared, and launched a PC revolution

20:41 [msnbc: politics] Senate to vote on extension of undetectable gun ban

20:41 [AL JAZEERA] Putin closes down Russia's state news agency

20:42 [Truthdig] The President of Germany’s Boycotting the Sochi Olympics

20:44 [The Onion] College Coach Accused Of Receiving Payment

20:45 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] Central African Republic: Killings and Threats in Hospitals Must Stop

20:45 [OpEdNews] O'Reilly's War On Christmas

20:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Paige Lavender: Mark Kirk Has Gallbladder Removed

20:46 [Truthout] On the News With Thom Hartmann: Conressional Negotiators Close to "Fast-Tracking" the TPP, and More

20:50 [straight] Lana Popham: B.C. legislature should have arts and culture committee /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/files/gallery/events/bcndp50_2011/BCNDP50-SH-2011-5518_0.jpg

20:50 [Guardian] Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals

20:51 [CNN] 12 Los Angeles County deputies arrested in federal probe

20:51 [CNN] Opinion: What if the economic recovery is doomed?

20:54 [Slashdot] Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Ancient Lakebed

20:55 [CNN: Travel] 10 of the world's wildest places

20:55 [OpEdNews] Is the Murder of journalist Kawa Germyani the turning Point for the Kurdish Mafia in Kurdistan?

20:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alan Colmes: The War On Hanukkah

20:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Alan Singer: Hijacking the Mandela Legacy

20:56 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Pam Allyn: The Promise of the Yellow School Bus

20:56 [zero hedge] US Gets Involved In Another Foreign Conflict, Will Support French Troops In Central African Republic

20:58 [The Progressive] We Want Both Bread and Freedom in Syria

20:58 [BBC: Science & Environment] Deal will 'save' drying Dead Sea

20:58 [NPR] Violence In PG-13 Movies Comes With Plenty Of Sex And Booze

21:00 [straight] Photos: Luge World Cup 2013 in Whistler /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/_AC_2522_0.jpg

21:00 [AlterNet] How American Foreign Policy Aids Genocide

21:00 [OpEdNews] The End of Private Property in the Era of the American Police State

21:02 [World Policy Institute] Women of the Colombian Drug Wars

21:02 [Slashdot] The Real Story of Hacking Together the Commodore C128

21:03 [zero hedge] El-Erian Blasts America's Partisan Peril

21:04 [The Independent] No smoke without ire: the e-cigarette revolution

21:05 [CNN: Entertainment] Tim Meadows: 'SNL,' how could you?

21:05 [CNN: Entertainment] 'Inside' the Coens' 'Llewyn Davis'

21:05 [Telegraph] Asian communities 'in denial' about grooming, says Rochdale MP

21:05 [Telegraph] Spies posed as gamers in battle against terrorists

21:06 [Financial Times] Riot police encircle central Kiev

21:06 [Financial Times] Irish exodus casts shadow on recovery

21:06 [Raw Story] Kentucky man shot and wounded after setting his gun on a toilet paper dispenser

21:06 [Raw Story] U.S. military to fly African Union peacekeeping troops to the Central African Republic

21:11 [Mother Jones] No, Everyone Does Not Need to Learn to Program a Computer

21:12 [Voice of America] Indonesian Train Collides With Fuel Truck

21:12 [Truthdig] Mandela’s Chains

21:12 [CNET News] The closest look you'll have at the new MINI Cooper S

21:14 [straight] Caption the Political Photo: Four prime ministers, one plane /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/wigflip-saywhat_7.jpg

21:14 [Guardian] Ed Miliband calls for cross-party talks to stop 11% pay rise for MPs

21:15 [CNET News] E-paper Rorschach wristwatch will have you seeing spots

21:16 [The Onion] Sportsgraphic: NFL Week 14 Winners And Losers

21:16 [The Hindu - News] AAP may extend issue-based support to BJP, says Prashant

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Corporation Bank to focus on agri, MSME sectors

21:19 [Slate Magazine] The Best Is Yet to Come

21:20 [Telegraph] Nelson Mandela: Kings, queens, presidents and prime ministers fly in to pay tribute

21:20 [Disinformation] NSA And CIA Infiltrated World Of Warcraft And Second Life To Spy On Gamers

21:20 [Guardian] Barack Obama and Raúl Castro among speakers at Nelson Mandela memorial

21:21 [The Hindu - News] People don’t want weak rulers: Pawar

21:21 [The Hindu - News] Landslide win in Mizoram saving grace for Congress

21:21 [AlterNet] Seymour Hersh: Obama "Cherry-Picked" Intel on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Missile Strikes

21:21 [Raw Story] R.I. bishop marks Nelson Mandela’s death by slamming his abortion policies

21:21 [Raw Story] Bill Clinton tells Brazil: U.S. shouldn’t spy on your economic data

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Simon McCormack: LA Sheriff's Deputies Arrested In Jail Probe

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grim: Ron Johnson Concedes Defeat In Battle To Repeal Obamacare

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Tom Krattenmaker: Pope Francis Is Not Liberal Or Conservative: He is Prophetic

21:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Revisiting America's Disgraceful Treatment of Mandela

21:22 [Fox News] Domestic violence charges against '127 Hours' hiker reportedly dropped

21:23 [Reuters] U.S. senators prepare legislation to pressure Iran

21:25 [Reuters: politics] U.S. senators prepare legislation to pressure Iran

21:25 [Fin24 News] Mandela banknotes selling at huge premiums

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Some ads promote patriarchal set-up, finds parliamentary panel

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Congress MPs join TDP, YSRC in no-trust move

21:27 [Truthdig] Cold Snap

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Bank unions to go on strike on December 18

21:29 [Reuters] Yanukovich backs Ukraine compromise talks as tensions rise

21:31 [The Hindu - News] Muslim representation in Rajasthan Assembly plummets to historic low

21:31 [The Hindu - News] After Rajasthan mandate, BJP has its task cut out

21:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Kate Sheppard: House Republican Introduces Bill That Would Ban In-Flight Calls

21:33 [The Hindu - News] “AAP has shattered old assumptions”

21:33 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

21:35 [The Hindu - News] After Darbha ambush, sparring Congress shot itself in the foot

21:35 [The Hindu - News] More than 1.60 lakh people visit Hornbill Festival

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Social media more effective in promoting Tamil literature

21:36 [Telegraph] Nerlson Mandela: the long goodbye

21:36 [Telegraph] Universal Credit IT system can't yet cope with couples

21:37 [Deutsche Welle] German teams battle to advance in Champions League

21:37 [The Hindu - News] TN Biodiversity Board lags behind

21:39 [Guardian] Universal credit failed IT system write-off increased by £6m

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Focus on violence against women

21:40 [CNET News] Snapchat lawyers seek to silence Reggie Brown

21:41 [Financial Times] Malta passport sale puts UK under pressure

21:41 [CNN] Lamar Odom gets 3 years' probation for DUI

21:41 [The Hindu - News] Last mile attempt to re-energise MGNREGA

21:41 [Mother Jones] Study: Watching Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Boston Marathon Bombings Was More Stressful Than Being There

21:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'What made you do that to Alec?'

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Suspended animation an option only if government formation possible, says expert

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Disabled begin strike in Mysore

21:43 [NPR] U.S. Will Help Transport Troops In Central African Republic

21:43 [NPR] Sandwich Monday: Pecan Pie Pringles

21:44 [Anarchist news] Finland: Independence day marked by anarchist inspired riot

21:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Sledge: Cops Asked For Cell Phone Data More Than 1 Million Times Last Year

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Ban ‘made snana’, ‘pankthi bheda’, says CPI(M)

21:46 [The Onion] Alarming New Adult Trend ‘Plateauing In Your Career And Relationship’ Sweeps Nation

21:46 [The Onion] Drunk Driver Honored

21:47 [Deutsche Welle] Berlin and Moscow at odds over Ukraine?

21:47 [Truthdig] Spy Agencies Infiltrate Online Games

21:48 [CNET News] The 404 1,398: Where we put it on a floppy (podcast)

21:51 [Campaign For Liberty] When It All Ends

21:51 [Raw Story] GOP Senate candidate: Women have to be talked to on an ‘emotional level’

21:52 [Telegraph] Lee Rigby murder trial: 'I'm a soldier just like Drummer Rigby... I killed him because this is war'

21:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: UN's 'Free And Equal' Campaign Video Highlights Gay Rights Around The World

21:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Edward Wasserman: Maybe Having Editors Go Head to Head With Politicians Is a Good Idea

21:53 [NPR] Newtown Calls For 'Acts Of Kindness' On Shooting Anniversary

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Haven’t set terms for merger with BJP: Yeddyurappa

21:53 [CNN: Crime] Cops: Couple lured man to thrill killing

21:53 [CNN: Crime] Leak: Government spies snooped in 'Warcraft,' other games

21:53 [CNN: Entertainment] Lamar Odom gets 3 years' probation for DUI

21:54 [BBC: Also in the news] Swimmer shaves off 'jellyfish' beard

21:55 [The Hindu - News] Protests rock Seemandhra region

21:55 [OpEdNews] Honoring Mandela and Other Inconvenient Truths

21:55 [OpEdNews] ALEC Opposed Divestment From South Africa's Apartheid Regime

21:57 [straight] All Nippon Airways starts flying out of Vancouver International Airport in March /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/shutterstock_121684702.jpg

21:57 [The Hindu - News] Poll results will not impact T-process: TRS

21:57 [The Hindu - News] Chetpet lake eco-restoration all set to take off

21:57 [The Hindu - News] TDP to mobilise support for no trust move

21:58 [Slashdot] EU Warns Nokia Not To Become a Patent Troll

21:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Carbon Time Bomb in Your Retirement Account

21:59 [CNN] Newtown residents plead for privacy on Sandy Hook shooting anniversary

22:00 [CBC: politics] Winnipeg aboriginal women denied flight to Ottawa

22:01 [CBC: politics] Canada's delegation to Mandela memorial arrives in South Africa

22:01 [CBC: politics] Canada's claim to Arctic riches includes the North Pole

22:01 [Guardian] Nelson Mandela memorial brings old foes together

22:02 [CNET News] Samsung Round vs. LG G Flex: Which phone curves best?

22:03 [zero hedge] Caption Contest: If Gold Is Broken, They "Fix" It

22:03 [zero hedge] Fed's Fisher Blasts "Flaccid" Monetary Policy, Says More CapEx Needed

22:07 [The Hindu - News] Civic bodies to answer for urban flooding

22:08 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty files suit over suspected surveillance

22:08 [Telegraph] Pensioners are being 'burgled' by insurers on annuities

22:08 [Telegraph] UK warns investors against doing business with Israeli settlements

22:08 [Telegraph] Sandy Hook: Familes ask for 'acts of kindness' to mark massacre anniversary

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Matt Ferner: Here's How Many Pot Shops Will Open In Denver After Weed Is Legal

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Simon Sinek: The Loss of Leadership

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Jamieson: Ralph Nader: Dollar General's Treatment Of Workers Is 'Shameful'

22:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Deborah Munn: It Was Never About the Cake

22:09 [straight] Vancouver beauty services help prep for the holidays /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Blink%20Brow%20Bar.jpg

22:10 [The Hindu - News] VS: poll outcome a warning for Chandy

22:11 [Campaign For Liberty] Send a Message

22:12 [The Hindu - News] AAP MLA booked on molestation charge

22:12 [Deutsche Welle] Police begin forcing Ukraine's pro-EU protesters from central Kyiv

22:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Curtis M. Wong: VIet Rainbow, California LGBT Group, Barred From Marching In Vietnamese New Year Parade

22:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rory Lancman: The Limits of Mayoral Philanthropy

22:13 [Global Voices] How Internet Tools Turned #Euromaidan Protests Into a Movement

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Former Miss South India quizzed in gold smuggling case

22:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Don't send me back to racist Australia'

22:18 [Global Voices] 3,000 Students Protest against Educational Reform in Gabon

22:18 [Global Voices] Ukrainian Civil Society Calls for International Investigation of Yanukovych’ Financial Activities

22:18 [Global Voices] What the Situation of Street Children in Port-au-Prince is Telling a Haitian Citizen

22:18 [Global Voices] Syria's Desolate Winter Just Got $100,347 Times Warmer

22:18 [Global Voices] The Man Who Helped Reveal South Korea's Election Manipulation Online

22:18 [Global Voices] Facebook in Guarani: What is Facebook Doing in Paraguay?

22:18 [Global Voices] PHOTOS: Heavy Smog Chokes China

22:18 [Global Voices] Jurrat – Marking First Anniversary of the Delhi Gang-rape

22:18 [Global Voices] Venezuela's Municipal Elections: “Both Sides Lose”

22:18 [Global Voices] “Where the Sea Breathes”: A Letter from Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

22:18 [Global Voices] How Internet Tools Turned Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests Into a Movement

22:22 [Telegraph] Rotterdam and The Hague rebel against EU immigrant influx

22:23 [NPR] For Working-Class Chinese, 'Picture Day' Is A Rare Treat

22:23 [CNN: Money] What correction? Stock rally continues

22:24 [CNET News] Turn signal gloves light up your lefts and rights

22:25 [Guardian] Lee Rigby trial: Adebolajo admits killing but says he was obeying Allah

22:25 [CNN: Travel] Getting what you want on the road

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Bangladesh : U.N. envoy hopeful of solution

22:26 [Raw Story] S.F. union organizer stages anti-Google hoax in video that goes viral before revelation

22:30 [The Hindu - News] World leaders gather in South Africa for Mandela memorial

22:30 [zero hedge] PMs Surge As Stocks Slumber On Dow's Lowest Range In 16 Months

22:31 [Raw Story] Virginia GOP chair: Obama is ‘so close to death’ that he needs life insurance

22:33 [CNN] Did race play role in arrest of teens waiting for school bus?

22:33 [NPR] To Curb Costs, New California Health Plans Trim Care Choices

22:33 [NPR] Supersized Cartoon Library Welcomes 'All Geeks And Dorks'

22:35 [Disinformation] Your Kids Are More Likely to Die From The Common Cold Than To Be Abducted By Strangers

22:38 [Slashdot] Satanists Propose Monument At Oklahoma State Capitol Next To Ten Commandments

22:38 [CNET News] Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 brings 64-bit, LTE to emerging markets

22:38 [Telegraph] France begins disarming fighters in Central African Republic

22:38 [Telegraph] French shop banned from selling e-cigarettes after tobacconist complaint

22:40 [CNN] 18 Los Angeles County deputies charged in federal corruption probe

22:41 [CNN: Technology] Report: Feds spied on 'World of Warcraft'

22:41 [CNN: Technology] Where scientists found the 'god particle'

22:41 [CNN: Technology] This pic is actually an iPad painting

22:44 [Fox News: politics] Seattle facing rift between police and politicans over jump in crime, open pot smoking

22:45 [The Onion] Slideshow: Top Newsmakers Of 2013

22:46 [OpEdNews] In the Court of Public Opinion: ACLU vs. USCCB

22:46 [Raw Story] French court rules e-cigs are part of the tobacco monopoly

22:46 [Raw Story] Satellite effort by China and Brazil fails to reach the stars

22:49 [CNN] Teen died on Delta flight after cardiac arrest

22:49 [BBC: Science & Environment] Deal could 'refill' drying Dead Sea

22:50 [Fox News] ATF'S ROGUE TACTICS?Report details agency's alleged gun-buying moves

22:50 [Fox News] ROUHANI EXECUTIONS Group: Iran killings spike despite 'charm offensive'

22:50 [CNN: Money] Grassroots behind Airbnb's legal fights

22:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Patricia McGuire: Of Marxists, Mouthpieces and Men of the Cloth

22:51 [CNN] AFI names 10 best movies, TV shows of 2013

22:51 [CNN] Ukraine opposition office raided; Viktor Yanukovich backs talks

22:51 [Fox News] Hagel orders US support in Central African Republic- French forces under attack in capital

22:55 [The Nation] Repression Deepens in Egypt

22:58 [NPR] 18 L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Indicted In Sweeping Jail Probe

23:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jillian Berman: U.S. Government No Longer Owns GM Stock

23:00 [zero hedge] WTF Chart Of The Day: VIX Slamdown Edition

23:00 [zero hedge] Treasury "Out" Of GM For $10.5 Billion Loss (Claims 768% ROI)

23:01 [CNN: Money] Treasury closes books on GM bailout

23:01 [CNN: Money] Many companies offer same-sex benefits

23:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Holden workers to remain in dark

23:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Woolies, Aldi in Mexican standoff

23:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] Paedophile bought baby for $8784

23:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'I was terrified of being 16'

23:03 [CNET News] Stressed UC Davis students get mobile mental health help

23:03 [NPR] 18 LA Sheriff's Deputies Indicted In Sweeping Jail Probe

23:04 [straight] WFF 2013: Jason Priestley on surviving Beverly Hills, 90210 /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/Priestley.JPG

23:04 [straight] Crystal Warner: A war cry to Gen Y /files/styles/small_image_teaser/public/OccupyVanWords-SH.jpg

23:04 [] One of Nation's Key Ecosystems Being Lost at Staggering Rate /sites/

23:04 [CNN: Living] Scenes from Art Basel

23:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chloe Fox: George Takei Endorses Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

23:06 [OpEdNews] Happy New Year

23:06 [CNN] Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner sentenced in assaults on women

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Mollie Reilly: Alan Grayson Lost $18 Million In Investment Fraud Scheme

23:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sam Stein: After Nelson Mandela Ended Apartheid, He Had To Learn How To Run A Presidential Campaign

23:11 [CNN] CNN Student News - December 10, 2013

23:11 [Guardian] Peru says British and Irish drug mules may have prison sentences reduced

23:11 [Guardian] Tech giants' demand for NSA reform 'a major game-changer', advocates say

23:12 [Mother Jones] How Every Part of American Life Became a Police Matter

23:12 [Reuters: politics] U.S. lawmakers hope for vote on compromise defense bill this week

23:13 [CNN: Money] Uncle Sam sells final stake in GM

23:13 [NPR] U.S. Veteran Freed From N. Korea Says 'Confession' Was Coerced

23:14 [Pravda] Syria: Government gains across the board

23:14 [zero hedge] Volcker Rule Details Revealed: Compensation For Prop Trading Will Be Barred... Just Not Prop Trading Itself

23:19 [CBC: politics] Canada set up spy posts for U.S., new Snowden document shows

23:19 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The “In the Conversation” Edition

23:19 [Fox News] Charges against '127 Hours' hiker reportedly dropped

23:19 [Fox News] Jury selection begins in murder trial of newlywed bride- VIDEO: Bride accused in husband's fall death

23:19 [The Atlantic: National] PEN, Google, China, Goliath: A Follow-Up

23:25 [Telegraph] Locals could force councils to review parking charges by signing a petition

23:25 [Telegraph] Royal Marine seeks to overturn conviction for murder

23:26 [CNET News] NSA spy games targeted World of Warcraft

23:27 [Big Think] An Ancient Lake in Gale Crater, Mars

23:27 [Slashdot] Neural Prosthetic Acts Like "Bridge" Over Damaged Brain Areas

23:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Martin Lewis: What a Day for a Daydream... of Universal Human Rights

23:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] This 90-Year-Old Lithuanian Filmmaker Has the Best Website

23:29 [Global Voices] Ukraine: Translators Organize on Facebook to Provide Live #Euromaidan Updates

23:31 [Pravda] Bayern on a roll

23:32 [Financial Times] Turkish court frees coup plot defendant

23:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] Junior Senators: So Hot Right Now

23:35 [CNN] For North Korea, the war isn't over, says freed U.S. vet

23:35 [Disinformation] Problems with the Conpiratist World View

23:36 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Newscred: Ken Cuccinelli To Forgo 2014 Senate Run

23:38 [Reuters: politics] Obama, Bush fly together to Mandela memorial

23:38 [Voice of America] Cindy Saine: Congress Nears Budget Deal

23:38 [CNN: Money] Offering same-sex benefits on the rise

23:39 [CNN: Travel] Man vs. machine: Who's driving?

23:39 [straight] Photo of the Day: Santa shuffle /files/styles/section_thumbnail/public/11257135276_e7f4dc08d8_c.jpg

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Chennai residents stage protest

23:44 [The Onion] Terrifying Man Selling Dead Trees Out Of Middle School Parking Lot

23:44 [The Onion] God Admits He Never Created Gerbils

23:45 [CBC: politics] Prison violence not linked to double-bunking, top official says

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Man arrested, stolen jewellery recovered

23:46 [Raw Story] Spanish hospital will begin trials for new HIV treatment

23:47 [Fox News] Domestic case dropped against '127 Hours' hiker

23:48 [The Hindu - News] A musical fest with a difference

23:50 [The Hindu - News] Shaji, 3 others served with charge-sheet

23:50 [Voice of America] Sebastian Mohfu: S. African, Zimbabwe Leaders Take Different Path

23:51 [Raw Story] George Zimmerman’s girlfriend contradicts prior statements and drops charges against him

23:51 [Raw Story] Egypt Brotherhood chief in court as new trial begins

23:52 [The Hindu - News] Four years on, road overbridge in Chennai still unfinished

23:52 [CNN: Money] Record year for gay rights

23:52 [CNN] George Zimmerman's girlfriend says he doesn't pose a threat to her

23:53 [NPR] Teens Dig Digital Privacy, If Snapchat Is Any Indication

23:53 [NPR] Senate GOP Could Taste Sweet Revenge In Supreme Court Case

23:53 [Fox News: politics] Secret Service may face ego security nightmare at Mandela memorial

23:54 [The Hindu - News] 16-year-old run over by bus in Chennai

23:56 [Reuters] French army battles militias in Central African Republic's capital

23:56 [Guardian] Dodgy regime? Unruly protesters? Bell Pottinger can help

23:56 [The Hindu - News] Bad roads, no water or toilets at TALCO estate

23:56 [The Hindu - News] Vani Kala Sudhakara awards conferred

23:57 [Telegraph] Blood test for Alzheimer's 'close to being developed', say scientists

23:57 [Telegraph] Allow more migrants into the UK, says Domino's boss

23:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] Could a $500 Gadget Have Prevented the Metro-North Tragedy?

23:59 [zero hedge] 2 Unicorns For Sale - $930,000; Must Go Together

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