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00:03 [The Hindu - News] Fair way for youth to hold the rainbow flag up high

00:04 [CNN] Deschamps appointed France coach

00:06 [Truthdig] The Body Politic

00:09 [The Hindu - News] Month after school re-open, textbooks haven’t reached

00:13 [The Hindu - News] No building, few staff for coastal police station

00:16 [zero hedge] Ouch! The Wine Bubble Blows Up

00:21 [Telegraph] Hospitals 'letting patients die to save money'

00:21 [The Hindu - News] KPCC to form core committee

00:23 [The Hindu - News] Jayarajan to bequizzed today

00:27 [The Onion] TV Listings: Giraffes Of The Kalahari

00:33 [Slashdot] Objective-C Overtakes C++, But C Is Number One

00:33 [NPR] Oscar-Winner Ernest Borgnine Dies At 95

00:33 [The Hindu - News] Tokyo conference pledges $16 billion to Afghanistan

00:43 [Fox News] Assad Accuses US of Fueling Uprising

00:46 [Truthdig] Defining American Exceptionalism

00:51 [Telegraph] DPP Keir Starmer says phone hacking charges decided by end of month

00:52 [Deutsche Welle] Israel to lift exceptions for ultra-Orthodox Jews, Arabs,,16082509,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:52 [Reuters] Libya's Jibril calls for grand coalition

00:54 [zero hedge] Roubini On 2013's "Global Perfect Storm" And Greedy Bankers "Hanging In The Streets"

00:59 [Raw Story] Florida accused of concealing worst tuberculosis outbreak in 20 years

01:02 [] Ya'alon and Plesner to draw up new IDF enlistment law 'within two days'

01:06 [Disinformation] How to End Oppression

01:08 [The Independent] Libya sees a violent return to democracy

01:13 [Topix Activism News] ASEAN opens up after rights pact secrecy...

01:17 [Deutsche Welle] Greek parliament gives thumbs up to new government,,16082516,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:21 [CNN] RFK assassination witness willing to testify for Sirhan Sirhan's lawyers

01:22 [BBC: Entertainment] Oscar-winner Ernest Borgnine dies

01:23 [straight] Gwynne Dyer: Do wild weather, heat waves, and torrential rains add up to climate change?

01:34 [Guardian] George Osborne's campaign against Ed Balls hit by fresh Libor revelation

01:36 [CNET News] Samsung reportedly developing Windows RT tablet

01:36 [Truthdig] Higgs Boson

01:36 [zero hedge] China Shuns US And Invests Direct In Iran Oil-Fields

01:40 [Telegraph] Hollywood screen star Ernest Borgnine dies aged 95

01:44 [Raw Story] Actor Ernest Borgnine dead at 95

01:54 [Slashdot] Internet Explorer Market Share Drops To Almost 15%

01:54 [CNN] Mourning, search for answers as Russian flooding death toll climbs to 171

01:55 [The Independent] Assad forces in exercises to repel outside 'aggression'

01:56 [Guardian] Ernest Borgnine dies aged 95

02:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'God tells us to finish her'

02:06 [Truthdig] Illegals

02:07 [CNN] Assad: U.S. trying to destabilize Syria

02:14 [Raw Story] Russian flooding disaster increases distrust of Putin

02:35 [msnbc] 6 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

02:36 [Disinformation] Monsanto’s Legacy of Toxicity, Corruption and Scandalous Dealings

02:36 [zero hedge] Shhh... Don't Tell Anyone; Central Banks Manipulate Rates

02:38 [Reuters] Libya's Jibril calls for grand coalition

02:40 [Fox News] Oscar-Winning Film Star Ernest Borgnine Dies at 95

02:47 [BBC: Technology] Thousands face FBI net shut off

02:56 [zero hedge] Japan Machinery Orders Implode As Global Economy Grinds To A Halt

03:03 [msnbc: politics] Protesters converge on Romney fundraisers

03:03 [CNET News] Why Google Glass is the next frontier for developers

03:07 [Deutsche Welle] Assad blames US, 'terrorists' for ongoing violence,,16082523,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:09 [Raw Story] Rootworms have developed resistance to genetically engineered corn

03:19 [Big Think] Open Thread: Conference Decompression

03:28 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jane White: Like It or Not, We Need to Help Dems Retake Congress

03:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Kind' Patrick's cruel end

03:35 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: Swiss Bank Account Edition

03:36 [zero hedge] Key Events In The Coming Week

03:41 [Truthdig] An Economics of National Pride

03:41 [Disinformation] Oliver Stone: The Savage is Loose

03:43 [Fox News] States Fight 'Drug Tourists' Trafficking Painkillers

04:06 [BBC: Also in the news] Disney highlights in N Korea show

04:06 [zero hedge] Things That Make You Go Hmmm - Such As The Transition From Conspiracy Theory To Conspiracy Fact

04:08 [] U.S. billionaire Ron Lauder to launch English-language Israeli news site

04:12 [Guardian] John Terry racism trial begins over Anton Ferdinand remark

04:16 [New York Times: politics] Romney Mines the Hamptons for Campaign Cash

04:17 [The Atlantic: National] Modern Physics and 'The Illusion of Understanding'

04:40 [Slashdot] Cell Carriers Responded Last Year To 1.3M Law Enforcement Data Requests

04:42 [zero hedge] The Black Hole of Jobless in America

04:46 [Truthdig] American History the Tea Party Doesn’t Like to Talk About

04:47 [Deutsche Welle] Obama initiates fight against Chinese import tariffs,,16082487,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:47 [Fox News] Dems, GOP Square Off Over Tax Cuts

04:50 [The Hindu - News] Botcha wants legal aid for Mopidevi

04:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] It caused a stir for Kerr

04:56 [The Hindu - News] China's inflation falls as Beijing cuts rates

05:00 [The Hindu - News] Rival trying to destabilise Venezuela: Chavez

05:02 [The Hindu - News] Residents get water after a long wait

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Cardinal visits Ramanathapuram church

05:12 [The Hindu - News] ‘Ethical, happy homes key to nation development’

05:20 [CNET News] Cell carriers see dramatic increase in surveillance requests

05:22 [The Hindu - News] Police invite complaints from cheated investors

05:28 [Topix Activism News] Civil society condemns murder of human rights activist

05:33 [AntiWar] Four Iraqis Killed, 14 Wounded in Latest Violence; Kurds Defy Baghdad on Oil Exportation

05:36 [zero hedge] Economic Report Card - Fail

05:37 [CNN] Cold front breaks heat wave, brings storms

05:39 [The Hindu - News] Farmers plough Vanpic land in Aluru

05:43 [The Hindu - News] Vellaikkal dump yard posing environmental, health hazard

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Industry bats for tax incentives for promoting electronics and hardware units

06:03 [AntiWar] Why No One Notices Our MAD Planet

06:03 [The Hindu - News] Sleep disorder linked to obesity

06:04 [Big Think] Finding Inspiration: What Do You Do When You're Uninspired?

06:06 [CNET News] New HP all-in-ones: high-end dreams, big-screen value

06:09 [The Hindu - News] “Education moulds one’s character”

06:12 [Guardian] Timor Leste election results in hung parliament

06:13 [The Hindu - News] Air India airplane makes emergency landing in Pakistan

06:14 [CNN] Freeh group interviews Paterno foe in Penn State probe

06:17 [Global Voices] China: Fist-fight Dating

06:19 [The Hindu - News] French classes

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Digitisation of police cases under way

06:26 [straight] Blue Oyster Cult's "Transmaniacon MC" a fitting soundtrack for the mayhem of Altamont

06:29 [Raw Story] Internet blackout looms for thousands

06:31 [msnbc] US heat wave eases, but death toll rises

06:32 [Global Voices] Hong Kong: Netizens' Reaction on New Zealand Infant Milk Powder Shortage

06:33 [The Hindu - News] Garbage piling up across the city

06:34 [Big Think] Is Barack Obama an “Imperial President”?

06:39 [The Hindu - News] It’ll be a plastic-freeIndependence Day

06:43 [The Hindu - News] It’ll be a plastic-free Independence Day

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Mavallipura facility is a dumpyard only: KSPCB

06:54 [Raw Story] Scientists say NASA’s 2010 ‘new form of life’ claim was untrue

06:58 [Deutsche Welle] Poor despite oil - South Sudan after independence,,16082565,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Unscientific practices leave behind bad odour for jasmine growers

07:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Burning issue of the day

07:10 [The Hindu - News] Keeping her date with the calendar

07:10 [Reuters: politics] Obama to seek one-year extension for some of Bush tax cuts

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Plastic menace continues unabated despite ban

07:16 [CBC: politics] Canada pledges another $227M in aid to Afghanistan

07:20 [CNET News] New Samsung Galaxy S III ads: Very Facebook, not very Apple

07:20 [The Hindu - News] Painting the perfect colours

07:23 [Deutsche Welle] Poor despite oil - independent South Sudan,,16082565,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:24 [The Hindu - News] Overcoming the odds to make music out of precious drops

07:30 [The Hindu - News] TDP suspends MLA

07:33 [New York Times: politics] Obama Seeks 2013 Tax Cuts Within Limits

07:35 [Telegraph] Warning over keyhole surgery safety in NHS cash squeeze

07:39 [Raw Story] Dogs may protect babies from some infections: study

07:49 [Telegraph] Stop bashing the bankers - we have no future without them

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Varsity’s new exam manual to be ready by month-end

07:51 [CNN] Officials search for more clues in disease killing Cambodian children

07:54 [Slashdot] Arsenic-Friendly Microbe Now Seems Unlikely

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Samiti honours hands that toil every day

08:00 [The Hindu - News] BJP leaders mum in Sadananda’s home district

08:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Rose ditches husband No 4

08:01 [Fin24 News] Barclays scandal rattles global finance

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Walking past history at Lodhi Gardens

08:08 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's Morsi orders parliament to reconvene

08:14 [The Hindu - News] SFI adds to CPI (M)’s discomfiture

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Engineer held on cheating charge

08:21 [Guardian] Water firms lift last hosepipe bans

08:21 [Telegraph] IOC chief Jacques Rogge admits 'question mark' over McDonald's and Coca-Cola sponsoring Olympics

08:23 [New Statesman] Met police statement contradicted by video

08:23 [The Independent] John Terry race row trial to get under way

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Two more hospitals to provide free treatment to EWS patients

08:33 [CNN] Thousands of crocodiles rescued from smugglers in China

08:34 [] Early results see liberals winning Libyan elections

08:34 [The Hindu - News] No shortage of funds for KGH, says Minister

08:36 [BBC: Health] Gene flaw link to MS drug failure

08:37 [] The arms race that won't happen

08:37 [CNN] Obama to call for Bush tax cut extensions for lower-income Americans

08:38 [Telegraph] Asia's 'Coral Triangle' threatened by pollution

08:39 [The Independent] 7 killed in gun attack at Pakistani army camp

08:40 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's Morsi orders parliament to reconvene

08:48 [Deutsche Welle] Suu Kyi makes her debut in parliament,,16082694,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:48 [Pravda] Obama calls on one-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts

08:52 [Telegraph] Charlie Gilmour says he is banned from London during Olympics

08:53 [The Hindu - News] Detainee commits self-immolation in Chennai

08:55 [The Hindu - News] Angling by the bridge

08:55 [CNN] South Sudan's 1st birthday clouded by tensions

08:59 [Guardian] DNSChanger may take 300,000 offline

09:01 [High Country News] Afield with a vegan gas man

09:04 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

09:05 [Guardian] BMW invests £250m in UK Mini factories

09:05 [The Hindu - News] Relief for green lovers

09:05 [NPR] Campaigns Play The Numbers To Tip Election Favor

09:05 [CNN] Rogue waves sweep teen kayakers into Pacific Ocean

09:06 [Spiegel] The Power Struggle: Merkel Wrestles with Court over Europe's Future

09:07 [The Hindu - News] Laila Khan case: Tak in police custody

09:09 [Sydney Morning Herald] Free after 32 stolen years

09:10 [CNET News] Security firm aims to stamp out 'aggressive' mobile-app ads

09:10 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:10 [NPR] Justice's New Watchdog Meets Fast And Furious

09:13 [The Hindu - News] General Hospital likely to get cochlear implant unit

09:15 [The Hindu - News] Fast in Kochi to coincide with Team Anna stir

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Donors must help fight Afghan graft: Karzai

09:24 [] Israel court sends police officers to prison for leaving Palestinian to die by side of road

09:25 [The Hindu - News] KILA to train councillors in planning

09:29 [] Israeli Judicial Harshness

09:29 [The Hindu - News] ‘Be spontaneous to attract cinema goers’

09:32 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Mired in weakness

09:33 [The Hindu - News] Loyola School emerges winners in San Revo

09:37 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Greek government wins confidence vote ahead of Eurogroup meeting

09:41 [The Hindu - News] City gets multi-purpose fire tender

09:43 [The Hindu - News] Science talent from tribal heartland wins plaudits

09:45 [Raw Story] Charity condemns tourists’ use of fresh water in developing countries

09:45 [CNN] Annan, al-Assad begin talks; Syria's military drills for foreign invasion

09:47 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty International USA Charges Against Malaysian Opposition Leader ...

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Yagneswari bags gold medal in AIMS talent examination

09:54 [] Google gives Benito Mussolini a digital afterlife

09:56 [Pravda] Robotics key to Russia's economic and military modernization

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Spreading awareness on road safety

09:59 [] Sham Libyan Elections

09:59 [The Independent] Water companies lift hosepipe bans as deluge looks set to continue

09:59 [] Google gives Mussolini a digital afterlife

10:02 [Russia Today] ‘US fueling conflict, destabilizing Syria’ – President Assad

10:11 [The Hindu - News] YSR birth anniversary celebrated

10:12 [CNN] Probe eyes Paterno's preference for handling problems internally

10:13 [Guardian] Syria crisis, Egypt standoff, Libya election - live updates

10:13 [International Crisis Group] Tunisia must address economic woes to avoid unrest spilling over

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Court seeks details of religious sites damaged in Gujarat riots

10:15 [NPR] GOP To Make 31st Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Act

10:15 [CNN] South Sudanese expatriates look ahead after year of freedom and no peace

10:20 [CNN] Russia declares day of mourning for flood victims

10:24 [New Statesman] Was this the moment Cameron doomed Lords reform?

10:26 [Telegraph] John Terry racism trial begins today

10:27 [Pravda] Egypt's president fires his first volley

10:29 [Fin24 News] Black business invests in mobile TV

10:32 [The Hindu - News] Ready to talk to Mamata: Pranab

10:36 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Mercedes

10:38 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Ferrari

10:39 [msnbc] Obama to seek extension for some Bush tax cuts

10:40 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Lotus

10:41 [CNN] Formula One 2012: McLaren

10:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jill Shaw Ruddock: To Snip or Not to Snip Is Not the Question

10:43 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Toro Rosso

10:44 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Force India

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Railways not to pay for treatment

10:46 [The Hindu - News] The mean machine

10:48 [CNN] Formula One 2012: HRT

10:48 [Deutsche Welle] German trade defies eurozone debt,,16082853,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:48 [Slashdot] Samsung Blames Galaxy SIII Burn On "External Energy Source"

10:49 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Marussia

10:52 [Amnesty International] One year on: Failure of leadership in Sudan and South Sudan has led to human rights crisis

10:54 [The Hindu - News] 09_nd_ambedkar periscope

10:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Live: Sharks v Roosters

10:58 [CNN] Formula One 2012: Caterham

10:58 [Telegraph] Most students 'will be paying off loans into their 50s' after fees hike

11:00 [CNN] Obama to call for Bush tax cut extensions for those making less than $250K

11:03 [Guardian] John Terry arrives at court for racial abuse trial

11:04 [] Prominent U.K. jurist says boycott of West Bank settlement products is legal

11:05 [NPR] As Mine Protections Fail, Black Lung Cases Surge

11:06 [CNN] Preliminary results expected in Libya's historic election

11:11 [New Internationalist] Ratings v quality – time for the media to do the right thing

11:14 [The Hindu - News] Towards environment-friendly construction, brick by brick

11:16 [The Hindu - News] Noodles, garnished with a tinge of Burma

11:17 [Russia Today] Constitutional Court OKs Russia's WTO entry

11:17 [The Independent] Laura Marling, Royal Albert Hall, London

11:28 [BBC: Health] US heatwave leaves dozens dead

11:30 [] Annan meets Assad in Damascus, as Syria military drill enters second day

11:30 [Telegraph] Winston Churchill at the controls of the most dangerous flight of the second world war

11:31 [CNN] Obama to call for Bush tax cut extensions for those making less than $250,000

11:31 [Reuters] Libya's Jibril urges grand coalition ahead of results

11:32 [Fox News: politics] Obama to launch push for middle-class tax cuts in address

11:33 [Deutsche Welle] Annan to meet Assad after fiery interview,,16082969,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:36 [The Hindu - News] Gujarat: Keshubhai set to form own party

11:39 [CNN] Suu Kyi attends first session of Myanmar parliament since taking oath

11:42 [Russia Today] Sweden to host next Eurovision in Malmo, fans upset

11:44 [New Statesman] Why are the BBC acting as stenographers for the police?

11:44 [Telegraph] EU regulator Barnier wants to make Libor abuse a crime


11:46 [CNN] Have you got the career X-Factor?

11:49 [Guardian] Leveson inquiry: Lord Black and Lord Hunt - live

11:54 [Fin24 News] Bank chiefs have worst reputation

11:59 [The Hindu - News] Shantiniketan warden arrested for forcing girl to drink urine

11:59 [Good] People Are Awesome: The Mystery Man Who Gives Lucky Strangers Wads of Cash

12:01 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan court orders release of 10 T.N. fishermen

12:02 [Russia Today] Russia champions Annan Plan amid Syrian violence

12:03 [Telegraph] Two-thirds of voters want an EU referendum

12:04 [Slate Magazine] Blogging the Human Genome

12:04 [The Independent] Rolls-Royce wins £118m US Army deal

12:05 [CNN] Alleged victim of clergy abuse acquitted of attacking retired priest

12:06 [CNN] England soccer star John Terry denies racist abuse

12:07 [AL JAZEERA] South Sudan marks sombre first anniversary

12:08 [BBC: Science & Environment] Related birds sing diverse songs

12:10 [Raw Story] Netanyahu backs ‘conscription for all’ plan

12:12 [Russia Today] Legalize it! Israel committee defies UN, backs settlement expansion

12:14 [CNN] Parents face anxious wait over Cambodia's mystery illness

12:15 [CNET News] Apple takes iTunes to Asia without a fanfare

12:16 [BBC: Education] University applications fall 8.9%

12:16 [CBC: politics] Stakes are high in Etobicoke Centre Supreme Court hearing

12:18 [CNN] Spain bows to 'bad bank' idea

12:19 [Telegraph] Toulouse killer Mohamed Merah's recording sparks outrage

12:19 [Slate Magazine] Florida’s System Failure

12:20 [Global Voices] Cyprus: Official Opening Ceremony of EU Presidency

12:20 [] Report on outposts' legality states Israel isn't an occupying force in West Bank

12:21 [Reuters] Annan starts talks with Assad in Damascus

12:23 [CNN] Manhunt under way for Taliban who shot woman in public execution amid cheers

12:24 [CNN] Mirage in the desert: The myth of Africa's land grab

12:25 [AL JAZEERA] South Sudan marks sombre first anniversary

12:35 [Global Voices] Foreign Migrant Workers in China

12:35 [Raw Story] Polling: a look inside the machinery of public opinion surveys

12:35 [Telegraph] Saudi Arabia says two killed after cleric's arrest

12:35 [The Independent] Winhouse mother: Grief doesn't get any easier

12:39 [Slate Magazine] "u need to say hi to me"

12:39 [AL JAZEERA] Annan hails 'constructive' talks with Assad

12:42 [CBC: politics] Stakes high in Etobicoke Centre Supreme Court hearing

12:42 [zero hedge] EUR Spikes As A Desperate Europe Regurgitates Last Summit's Headlines

12:42 [Russia Today] ‘Browder had everything to gain from Magnitsky’s death’

12:47 [Spiegel] Veiled Criticism From Joachim Gauck: President Tells Merkel to Explain Her Euro Policies

12:48 [Deutsche Welle] Seven killed in attack on Pakistani army camp,,16083102,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:49 [CNN] Egyptian parliament to convene Tuesday, official says

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Couple sneaks baby into UAE in a carry bag

12:51 [Telegraph] Kofi Annan to put new Syria 'approach' to rebels after Assad talks

12:52 [The Independent] Temperatures across US cool after heatwave kills dozens

12:53 [Deutsche Welle] Constitutional Court backs Russia's WTO entry,,16083089,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:54 [Slate Magazine] Priority Boarding

12:55 [Global Voices] Egypt: Mapping Military Staff in Civilian Administrations

12:57 [The Hindu - News] Chennai Engagements

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Deenadayalan scalps four in Thiruthani’s win

13:01 [Truthdig] How to Think

13:01 [Reuters] Annan meets Assad in Damascus, heads on to Iran

13:05 [Global Voices] Kuwait: Stateless Community Continues Protesting

13:05 [The Hindu - News] Don Bosco bags Trophy

13:07 [Mother Jones] Upper-Class Warfare in the Hamptons

13:07 [Telegraph] China to build £3bn theme park in Tibet

13:07 [The Hindu - News] Indian Bank wins

13:12 [Fox News] Obama to Push Tax Cuts Extension

13:15 [] Probe into Arafat's death could open a bigger Palestinian can of worms

13:23 [Telegraph] The 15th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Norway heads towards complete oil and gas shutdown,,16083354,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:25 [New Statesman] Nobody ever thought Barclays was the only bank fixing Libor

13:27 [Russia Today] Russia cushions GM's China sales slowdown

13:27 [The Atlantic: International] The West Bank: If It's Not Occupation, Then What Is It?

13:29 [Fox News: politics] California bullet train could face hurdles despite lawmaker approval

13:30 [Big Think] The New Era of Global Protest Movements

13:32 [The Hindu - News] P. Jayarajan quizzed again in Shukkoor murder case

13:36 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: July 9

13:37 [Telegraph] 70 rebel Tory MPs break cover over Lords reform

13:37 [The Independent] Nine taken ill after council office chemical alert

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Excited to be Olympics bound: Ashwini Ponnappa

13:38 [zero hedge] China Threatens With Furious Retaliation In Growing Trade Wars

13:38 [Fin24 News] Well-connected BEE players lose lustre

13:39 [AL JAZEERA] Annan hails 'constructive' talks with Assad

13:40 [CNN] More hospitalized on third day of Spain's running of the bulls

13:47 [Spiegel] Privacy at Risk: Government Slammed over Controversial Data Law

13:50 [Global Voices] Kazakhstan: A Bird Eye's View of Almaty

13:50 [Sydney Morning Herald] Like kissing your sister

13:50 [CNN] Is optimism really good for you?

13:53 [Telegraph] Light pollution on Earth at night, as seen from space

13:53 [The Independent] Church delays women bishops debate

13:54 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy Tab doesn't copy Apple designs, UK court rules

13:55 [Raw Story] NASA Mars images ‘next best thing to being there’

13:56 [The Hindu - News] Jr. NTR denies links with expelled TDP MLA

13:57 [CNN: Money] HEADED FOR A SLIP

13:57 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: A 'Humiliating Show Trial' in Romania

13:57 [Topix Activism News] Across Continents, Syrian Family Seeks Assad's Ouster

13:58 [Deutsche Welle] India grapples with recession ahead of elections,,16083349,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:00 [The Hindu - News] Speaker of Egypt's Parliament calls new session

14:01 [Slashdot] How Huffington Post's Clever Traffic-Generation Machine Works

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Despite illness, Jairam Ramesh to visit Sri Lanka

14:02 [Russia Today] Partners officially: Gazprom signs deal with UEFA Champions League

14:03 [zero hedge] All You Had To Do Was Wait

14:04 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Will the Burma Road End in Democracy?

14:07 [The Atlantic: International] The Disappearing Languages of Asia

14:08 [CNN] In AT&T's vision of the future, your home may be run by a tablet

14:09 [The Independent] Spain's cost of borrowing rises to dangerous levels as finance ministers meet to discuss eurozone rescue package

14:10 [The Hindu - News] J.N Amrolia takes on CBS

14:10 [] Lieberman says will reject any compromise on IDF draft bill

14:10 [CNN: Technology] Why your home may soon be run by a tablet

14:12 [Russia Today] Iran continues oil exports to EU through private consortium

14:16 [CNN] Box office report: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' scores $140 million in six-day debut

14:16 [Disinformation] Gaming An Iran War: How Washington Plans For Aggression

14:16 [msnbc] Outrage at Afghan woman's execution on video

14:19 [CNN] 3 bipartisan bills that could get the economy moving

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Five acquitted in Best Bakery case

14:25 [The Independent] Miami naked cannibal attack linked to cannabis-induced psychosis after autopsy reveals Rudy Eugene was not high on bath salts

14:28 [The Hindu - News] SBS extends presence in Australia

14:28 [Deutsche Welle] Studying with class enemies - Chinese in Taiwan,,16083111,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:30 [CNET News] FBI kills DNSChanger network, but how many will be affected?

14:31 [Reuters] Obama to seek one-year extension for some of Bush tax cuts

14:32 [The Hindu - News] Admission to paramedical courses in State

14:33 [CNN] Pak's legacy: Korean golf comes full circle as Choi achieves U.S. Open dream

14:38 [The Hindu - News] The road less travelled

14:38 [zero hedge] Counterundebunking Lieborgate, Loeb Award Winner Edition

14:39 [CNET News] Apple targets sites selling access to iOS 6 beta, report says

14:40 [Global Voices] China: Political Attribution of Next Generation Leaders

14:40 [The Hindu - News] 2G: HC notice to CBI on Raja’s plea against framing of charges

14:40 [CNN] Annan, al-Assad closer to agreeing on way to end Syria violence

14:44 [CNET News] Google scraps but shares Web-based collaborative coding tool

14:44 [CNN] Virgin Galactic spaceship to make Farnborough debut

14:50 [Slashdot] Does Grammar Matter Anymore?

14:52 [Russia Today] 'Foreign policy does not imply isolationism’ – Putin

14:53 [Amnesty International] One year on: Failure of leadership in Sudan and South Sudan has led to human rights crisis

14:55 [Telegraph] Young offenders worker stole £300,000 from employer

14:56 [zero hedge] Negative Yields Tighten Deflation's Grip

14:56 [The Independent] Ofcom investigates complaints over 5's Big Brother

14:58 [CNN] Cooler weather across much of nation -- for now

15:00 [] On the run elsewhere in Israel, African migrants find refuge in Bedouin town

15:01 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: How We (Might) Keep Killer Meteors At Bay

15:04 [CNN] Sons of ousted Egyptian president on trial

15:04 [Pravda] Iran wants Russia's S-300 systems through court action

15:06 [zero hedge] The Liebor Land: What The BoE Said

15:08 [] Iran's right to enrichment questioned again

15:08 [Deutsche Welle] Russians mourns flood victims as questions grow,,16083438,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:09 [Fox News] Web Users Bracing for Possible Malware Monday

15:10 [Doctors Without Borders] [Video] Walking For Days To Escape Violence: One Refugee's Crossing Into South Sudan

15:11 [The Hindu - News] Books, anywhere anytime

15:12 [Russia Today] Russian beach soccer squad through to World Cup

15:13 [Telegraph] Virgin offers 'tax-free' flights to Cancun

15:14 [zero hedge] The "New Normal" Upside Market Catalyst - Fed Doves Emitting Hope

15:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Iran's Parchin Clean-up a "Tease"

15:16 [Disinformation] The Shady Past of the Vatican Bank

15:17 [Russia Today] EU commissioner wants to criminalise market abuse

15:18 [msnbc: politics] Battling over Bush tax cuts again

15:19 [The Hindu - News] A museum within a museum


15:20 [msnbc] Battling over Bush tax cuts again

15:20 [The Progressive] Oliver Stone: Don’t Complain About Torture in “Savages”

15:20 [CNET News] Verizon pushes back Samsung Galaxy S3 sales to July 12

15:21 [Global Voices] Russia: Netizens Trying to Explain the Devastating Flooding in Krymsk, Helping the Victims

15:21 [The Hindu - News] Joys of life

15:21 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Best Quotes from Guests at Romney's Hamptons Fundraisers

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Ghazals in upbeat style

15:25 [Raw Story]

15:27 [The Hindu - News] Ansari may get a second term as VP

15:28 [The Atlantic: National] Police Frequently Get Private Cell Phone Data Without a Warrant

15:28 [Fox News: politics] Obama tries to trap Romney with tax talk

15:30 [Slashdot] Chinese Company Sues Apple Over Siri

15:31 [The Onion] [audio] Roommate Eats Emergency Preparedness Kit

15:31 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Time Miles Davis Stole (Or Borrowed) a Song and Etched the Theft in Stone

15:32 [zero hedge] Italy's Version Of Austerity: 3 Months Of Vacation

15:34 [CNN] Official: Palestinian leader signs off on Arafat exhumation

15:34 [United Nations Foundation] The New Public Face of Abortion: Connecting the Dots Between Abortion Stories

15:35 [New Statesman] Rio Ferdinand's tweet flirts with Contempt of Court laws

15:37 [CNET News] Microsoft's Surface tablet suffers from low yields, report says

15:40 [Big Think] Is Patriotism Morally Defensible?

15:43 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan shuns physicist linked to ‘God's particle’

15:44 [Telegraph] Flash floods in Russia leave more than 170 people dead


15:48 [The Atlantic: International] Aerial Disaster Wrapup, from France and China

15:50 [Raw Story] Report: Police spying on more cell phones than ever


15:55 [zero hedge] Between A German Rock And A Global Hard-Place

15:56 [] U.S. Jewish author Nathan Englander wins O'Connor short story prize

15:57 [Spiegel] A More Perfect Union: Bank Oversight Plans May Threaten ECB Independence

15:59 [The Independent] Church of England delivers stinging rebuke to Archbishop of Canterbury as it backs away from women bishops debate

16:00 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's top court rebukes president

16:00 [Guardian] Lawyers decry government plans for 'flexible courts' to speed up justice

16:02 [Russia Today] ­Long lost Baroque painting to return to Germany

16:04 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: Kabul must 'finally take a stand',,16083691,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:05 [Raw Story] Obama and Romney advisers spar on live TV over off-shore investments

16:06 [zero hedge] The Global Central Bank Put In All Its Visual Glory

16:06 [Global Voices] Guyana: Being Black

16:06 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/9: What is this?

16:09 [CNN] Obama should ignore 'class warfare' gibes

16:11 [Fox News: politics] Mayor says Utah town will be 'more careful' following anti-Obama parade entry

16:11 [Fox News] Usher's Stepson Near Death After Jet Ski Tragedy

16:13 [Russia Today] Spain plans to create a bad bank to get EU bailout

16:14 [Guardian] Dalai Lama says he must remain neutral on self-immolations

16:16 [Telegraph] Chinese bloggers embroiled in park brawl

16:16 [Fin24 News] DA: ANC wrong on mining

16:16 [The Independent] Los Angeles school removes entire staff after teachers ‘sexually abused students and fed them semen’

16:16 [Sydney Morning Herald] Underpaid and ignored

16:17 [CNN] Spain may get extra year to meet targets

16:18 [CNN] Palestinian leader signs off on Arafat exhumation, PLO official says

16:20 [CNN] South Africa dune mining whips up sandstorm

16:20 [CNET News] Nokia Lumia phones to expand to Verizon

16:21 [Slashdot] UCLA Develops World's Fastest Camera To Hunt Down Cancer In Real Time

16:21 [Global Voices] India: Multiculturism and Intolerance

16:22 [Guardian] Annan-Assad talks on Syria described as 'constructive'

16:22 [CNET News] Microsoft should be broken up, Vanity Fair writer says

16:26 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's top court rebukes president's decree

16:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] Ode to Joy: 50 String Instruments That Will Melt Your Heart

16:29 [Deutsche Welle] Annan: Syria agrees to new 'approach',,16083863,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:32 [The Onion] [video] Washington Monument Set Up On Blind Date With Eiffel Tower

16:32 [Telegraph] Batman could fly, but he'd die horribly on landing, science students conclude

16:34 [Deutsche Welle] Nigeria's "Middle Belt" recoils from repeated violence,,16083433,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] How Not to Argue for Domestic Drones

16:37 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for July 9, 2012

16:38 [Russia Today] US may put Assange to death if it gets him – former senior NSA official

16:38 [CNN] Annan says al-Assad agrees to 'approach' to ending Syria violence

16:39 [CNET News] Facebook expands App Center into more countries

16:40 [Reuters] Obama seeks one-year extension for some of Bush tax cuts

16:41 [The Atlantic: Technology] Defining the 'We' in the Declaration of Internet Freedom

16:42 [CNN] Federer 'is the greatest ever tennis player'

16:42 [Guardian] Heathrow passport control queues unacceptable, says BAA

16:42 [Reuters: politics] Obama seeks one-year extension for some of Bush tax cuts

16:47 [Disinformation] Media Roots Radio – Rand Paul: Just Another Politician, Libertarianism, Stuxnet

16:47 [CNET News] Windows 8 to arrive in late October, Microsoft says

16:47 [The Nation] Beyond Nuclear Denial

16:48 [Russia Today] Church wants to be legally distanced from ‘foreign agents’ bill

16:48 [The Independent] Ruling on Egyptian parliament 'final'

16:48 [CNN] Farnborough 2012: Who are the high-flyers in the aviation industry?

16:51 [] Democracy Now!: Oakland City Council Seeks to Cut Goldman Sachs Ties After Bank Profits From Lowered Interest Rates

16:53 [The Atlantic: National] On Wyoming's Range, Water is Scarce But Welfare Is Plenty

16:56 [] While Israeli settlers celebrate Levy report, Netanyahu will have to deal with semantics of occupation

16:56 [zero hedge] David Kotok: LIBOR, the Fed and the TED

16:56 [Care] CARE's Top 10 Tips for World Leaders Attending the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning

17:00 [Big Think] Set to Receive $16 Billion, Is the Afghan Economy Aid-Dependent?

17:00 [Raw Story] Apple loses patent battle over Galaxy tablet in British court

17:00 [CNET News] Angry Birds sequel could let you play for the pigs

17:01 [CNN] Obama, Romney make same mistake on Hispanics

17:02 [Telegraph] British holidaymaker Goa death mystery may never be solved

17:03 [The Atlantic: National] Jesus Takes His Talents to South Beach

17:03 [The Independent] Oscar-winning film actor Ernest Borgnine dies aged 95

17:04 [Financial Times] Spain given extra time to cut deficit

17:04 [Deutsche Welle] Tracking Uganda's mountain gorillas,,16083312,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:05 [CNN] Saving Face: The struggle and survival of Afghan women

17:07 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bill Moyers: WATCH: The Cowardly Lions of' 'Free Speech'

17:08 [CNN] Egypt's parliament to reconvene; court insists it's invalid

17:09 [Canadian Dimension] Pipeline to Perdition

17:09 [Pravda] Mali: Child victims in humanitarian crisis

17:10 [The Hindu - News] Kerala milk production goes up by 30%

17:11 [Slashdot] Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Is Game Music Nostalgia At Its Best

17:12 [CNET News] Could the delayed Blackberry lead to lawsuits?

17:13 [The Atlantic: National] Why Not Try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed By Video?

17:17 [Disinformation] Florida Accused Of Keeping Tuberculosis Outbreak Secret

17:17 [CNN: Entertainment] Actor Ernest Borgnine dies

17:17 [CNN] Lance Armstrong sues doping agency to drop charges

17:18 [Telegraph] Social media top news source for under 25s

17:20 [Raw Story] Chinese companies push out Japan on Fortune Global 500 list

17:20 [Fox News: politics] Court hears case on Texas voter ID law, ruling could impact other states

17:22 [Voice of America] UN says Journalists Need Greater Protection

17:24 [The Hindu - News] KSEB to print bills in Kannada

17:25 [CNET News] Samsung: Don't blame the Galaxy S3 for burning up

17:26 [] Earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale felt in Israel

17:29 [CNET News] Magenta Nokia Lumia 900 coming to AT&T July 15

17:29 [Deutsche Welle] Luxury carmaker Audi drives up sales worldwide,,16083593,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:32 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures

17:32 [Mother Jones] Chances You Are Being Watched Rise to About 1 in 50

17:35 [CNN] Business travelers, avoid these rooms

17:35 [The Independent] Tulisa's ex-boyfriend 'admits posting sex tape'

17:36 [zero hedge] Live Webcast Of BOE's Paul Tucker Testifying On LIBOR Before Parliament

17:40 [The Hindu - News] A collage of North India pictures

17:41 [] Israel Navy demands NIS 3 billion for protection of gas rigs

17:42 [The Atlantic: Politics] Romney Campaign Outraises Obama by $35 Million in June

17:42 [Guardian] Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker fights Libor accusations - live

17:43 [Fox News] Is Iran Targeting Canada As Launchpad for Terror?

17:43 [Russia Today] Israel to become setting for next Woody Allen film?

17:48 [Spiegel] Raids on Neo-Nazis : German Police Uncover New Militant Group

17:48 [Slashdot] Microsoft: Windows 8 To RTM In August

17:50 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Obama announces middle-class tax cut extension plan

17:52 [The Independent] Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland braced for shareholders fury over 'excessive' pay

17:53 [CNN: Money] JOBLESS AID SCAMS: $14B

17:53 [CNET News] Twitter iPhone app slated for major upgrade

17:53 [ZDNET] I'll believe the iPad Mini when Apple throws a launch event

17:56 [Spiegel] Wind Park in No Man's Land: Offshore Project Stirs Up German-Dutch Border Dispute

17:56 [zero hedge] 09 Jul 2012 – " Call It Stormy Monday " (Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan , 1983)

17:57 [CNET News] AT&T adds more LTE markets, but still struggles to catch Verizon


17:59 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Woman Who Likes Wolf Whistles

18:00 [Big Think] Through the Wormhole

18:01 [The Onion] Economically Healthy 'Daily Planet' Now Most Unrealistic Part Of Superman Universe

18:01 [The Atlantic: In Focus] The Running of the Bulls 2012

18:01 [Truthdig] Krugman: What Is Wealthy Mitt Hiding?

18:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Amitai Etzioni: Obama Should Pull a Truman

18:04 [] Rate of Climate Change's 'Evil Twin' Has Scientists Worried

18:06 [Spiegel] Picture This: Olympic Mowing

18:06 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Real Fiscal Cliff

18:06 [CNN] A sober-minded guide to Internet 'Doomsday'

18:07 [The Independent] Ernest Borgnine: Actor renowned for playing tough guys who also won an Oscar for his sensitive performance in ‘Marty’

18:08 [The Atlantic: International] The One-State Solution

18:08 [CNN: Technology] A sober-minded guide to Internet 'Doomsday'

18:08 [Fox News: politics] House panel to probe UN agency's computer shipments to Iran, North Korea

18:10 [Raw Story] ‘Age Man Suit’ allows medical students to experience what it’s like to be elderly

18:12 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Romney and Obama 2004 Convention Speeches: How Do They Hold Up?

18:13 [New Internationalist] Hong Kong: corporatist utopia, citizen’s nightmare

18:15 [CNET News] Worldwide IT spending to shoot past $3.6 trillion this year

18:17 [Topix Activism News] Camden fighting the release of information to ACLU about cops convicted of corruption

18:17 [NATO] Afghan and Central Asian Members of Parliament work to strengthen cooperation

18:18 [Spiegel] The Lessons of AF 447: Did Faulty Computer Indicator Reinforce Pilot Errors?

18:19 [CNN] Obama calls for Bush tax cut extensions for those making less than $250,000

18:20 [Telegraph] UCAS figures: middle-class students deterred by fees hike

18:23 [straight] News for Youse: Anthony Sedlak dies, Filip Peliwo triumphs, and Justin Bieber ticketed

18:27 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Hot Chinese Phone Maker You've Never Heard Of That's Already Worth More Than Half as Much as Nokia

18:27 [Fin24 News] JSE tracks global markets weaker

18:28 [msnbc: politics] Obama calls for extending most tax cuts

18:28 [Voice of America] OECD Sees New Signs of Global Economic Slowdown

18:29 [CNN] Stage set for showdown over Egypt's parliament

18:30 [Big Think] Market Solutions Growing an African Middle Class

18:30 [Raw Story] Internet ‘doomsday’ virus caused ‘no significant outages’

18:30 [Reuters] Obama calls for middle-class tax cut extension

18:31 [CNN] Farnborough 2012: Day one

18:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Pentagon's Vision: Pervasive Drones on Land, Air, and Sea

18:32 [CNN: Politics] Voters look beyond monthly jobs numbers

18:33 [Mother Jones] Explaining the Economy's Annual June Swoon

18:36 [BBC: Science & Environment] Studies refute arsenic bug claim

18:36 [Truthdig] Bill Moyers: The Hoax of Citizens United

18:36 [Reuters: politics] Obama calls for middle-class tax cut extension

18:39 [CNET News] Microsoft to buy large-scale multitouch maker Perceptive Pixel

18:41 [Slashdot] UK Judge: Galaxy Tab "Not Cool" Enough To Infringe iPad

18:42 [] El alto costo humano por los abusos de la Far

18:42 [msnbc] Obama calls for extending most tax cuts

18:43 [CNN] Park leaves Manchester United for QPR

18:44 [zero hedge] The Perfect Storm - Santelli Meets Farage

18:47 [Disinformation] The Drug That That Banishes Fear

18:48 [CNN] Workplace happiness: What's the secret?

18:49 [Deutsche Welle] Anti-government sentiment spreads in Sudan,,16045402,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:51 [Telegraph] Shafilea Ahmed's mother admits she saw husband attacking daughter in 'significant development'

18:52 [CNN] Red Bull in no rush over Webber deal

18:53 [Pravda] The Cheating brain

18:54 [Slashdot] $1.2 Million Ultimate Games Collection

18:55 [CNET News] WithMe Bone concept soothes lonely dogs

18:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] We Need a Word for That Thing Where a Digital Thing Appears in the Physical World

18:57 [] Uzbekistan: Asylum Seeker Fears Deportation From Norway

18:57 [CNET News] Wait, did a judge just say Samsung 'isn't as cool' as Apple?

18:57 [CNN] Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes settle divorce

18:59 [CNET News] Aviator Travel Jib helps up the production value of dSLR movies

19:00 [Raw Story] New technology produces spectacular 3-D images of ancient artifacts

19:01 [The Onion] Lazy Poll Asks Readers If They Like Sports

19:01 [zero hedge] Charles Ferguson's "Inside Job"

19:01 [CNN] Flypasts and spaceships: Farnborough 2012 takes off

19:03 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: Samsung Not as Cool as Apple

19:03 [Russia Today] NYC officials suggest law change after Jewish circumcision is tied to infant herpes and death

19:03 [CNET News] Android 4.0 on the Samsung Galaxy Note: Subtle, but useful

19:04 [Good] Do It Yourself: Get to Know Your Sink #30DaysofGOOD

19:05 [Reuters: politics] Obama challenges Republicans to extend some Bush tax cuts

19:06 [Reuters] Obama challenges Republicans to extend some Bush tax cuts

19:06 [Spiegel] Criticism of German Court's Circumcision Decision: Jews Denounce Ruling, Seek Ways to Proceed

19:06 [CNET News] How to create a picture password in Windows 8

19:07 [The Atlantic: Technology] Wait, Tarmac Can *Melt*?

19:07 [Telegraph] Paul Tucker tells MP he did not encourage Barclays to manipulate Libor rate

19:08 [New York Times: politics] Obama Pushes Tax Cut Extension That Excludes Wealthiest

19:09 [CNN] Vote-buying allegations persist after Mexican election

19:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Best (I.e. Worst) Government Report Cover

19:12 [Fox News] How Much Is Student Loan Rate Deal Costing You?

19:13 [Amnesty International] Yemen must investigate sniper killings of protesters

19:14 [BBC: Entertainment] Cruise and Holmes settle divorce

19:14 [CNN] Melinda Gates: Give women the power to determine their future

19:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Base Closures: How to Reap Savings from Base Realignment and Closure This Time

19:15 [Raw Story] Physicists: Batman would need a parachute

19:15 [The Hindu - News] Alcatel’s Chennai centre leads in patent filing

19:16 [Slashdot] 50th Anniversary of the Starfish Prime Nuclear Weapon Test Today

19:18 [Russia Today] Internet D-Day: FBI unplugs thousands of malware victims

19:18 [zero hedge] On LIBOR - Sue Them All Or Go Home

19:20 [CNET News] Edgar Allan Poe's deliciously creepy storybook app

19:20 [Guardian] Barack Obama calls on Congress to extend Bush tax cuts – live

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Kone plans new unit

19:23 [Telegraph] Nato prepared to hunt Taliban fighters who executed woman for adultery

19:23 [CNN] Wiggins strengthens grip on Tour de France after time trial success

19:24 [straight] Aziz Khaki celebrated as a bridge builder and tireless campaigner for human rights

19:29 [msnbc] Feeling the heat: First half of 2012 is warmest on record

19:32 [The Onion] AUGUSTA, GA—New local superhero, the Crimson Blaze, reminded citizens that, for the time being, he will only be stopping misdemeanors in progress.

19:32 [The Atlantic: Technology] On This Day in 1979, Voyager 2 Buzzed Jupiter and Snapped This Picture

19:33 [Mother Jones] Who is Edmund Husserl?

19:36 [zero hedge] Two-Thirds Of Voters Say Obama Has Kept His Promise Of "Change", Although 56% Find He Has Changed It For The Worse

19:39 [World Policy Institute] Nepalese Widows Struggle for Inheritance Rights

19:40 [CNN] Obama renews call for holding down middle class tax rates

19:41 [BuzzFlash] The United States Is Profoundly Uncomfortable With Peace

19:41 [CNET News] Sharp to pay near $200M to Dell, others to settle TFT case

19:41 [] Netanyahu knew report on legalizing West Bank outposts would be a diplomatic bombshell

19:41 [The Hindu - News] Gyanendra Shah wants to be king again

19:43 [Guardian] North Korea's Kim Jong Un seen with mystery woman

19:44 [CNN: Money] THE DEATH OF CASH

19:45 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Syria, the United States, and the El Salvador Option (Part Two)

19:45 [Raw Story] Report: 1 in 10 Malawians will need food aid due to massive crop failure

19:47 [Disinformation] Monsanto Kicks Off Campaign To Prevent Genetically Modified Food Labeling

19:48 [The Atlantic: International] How Palestinian Disenfranchisement Might Look to Outsiders

19:49 [Deutsche Welle] Eurogroup meets as Spain's borrowing costs reach critical level,,16084686,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:53 [Telegraph] Syria: Kofi Annan claims peace plan can be revived

19:53 [zero hedge] Brent Crude Jumping As Norway Stops Pumping

19:56 [Truthdig] The Texas GOP’s Crazy Platform

19:56 [Fox News: politics] New law gives US companies a break on pensions

19:57 [Slashdot] Mandriva Juggles Multiple Codebases

20:01 [CNN] Testimony in Mladic trial opens with account of killings

20:04 [CNN] Officials: Past 12 months warmest ever for U.S.

20:05 [zero hedge] South American Silver Plummets As Bolivia Announces It Will Nationalize One Of World's Largest Silver Deposits

20:07 [CNET News] Ballmer: We hope to sell 'a few million' Surface PCs in year

20:09 [Telegraph] "Olympic breach" terror suspect challenges restrictions on movement

20:10 [Raw Story] Court orders anti-LGBT preacher to pay Maddow’s legal bills

20:11 [BuzzFlash] Three Ways the Rich and Powerful Have Cheated Young Americans

20:12 [CNN] Al-Assad agrees on 'approach' for ending Syria violence; Annan seeks Iran's help

20:14 [] US Has Warmest Year-to-Date As Drought Expands

20:15 [CNET News] Get Blu-ray Copy (Win) for free

20:15 [Fox News] Mystery Woman: Beauty at Kim's Side Sparks Rumors

20:16 [The Hindu - News] Sheikh Hasina challenges World Bank

20:18 [Russia Today] Florida ignores deadly tuberculosis outbreak

20:20 [CNN] Washington Monument to remain closed this year

20:24 [straight] City Opera Vancouver receives grant for film about Iraq War opera

20:25 [Big Think] Truly Smart Cities Are More than Sensors & Real-time Data

20:27 [Pravda] Ukraine needs sterile language for its linguistic greenhouse

20:27 [CNN] Mexico accuses U.S. agent in border shooting

20:29 [Guardian] Eurozone talks stuck on detail of bank rescue fund plan

20:31 [CNET News] Giant Lego bridge clicks in Germany

20:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama on Tax-Cut Extension: 'I'm Not Proposing Anything Radical Here'

20:32 [The Hindu - News] Levels of dams dip; Centre rings alarm bells

20:33 [Mother Jones] Obama, the Senate, and the Future of the GOP

20:34 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt's Morsi' defies court ruling to reinstate assembly,,16084826,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:35 [Fox News: politics] Christie: Medicaid penalty under 'ObamaCare' was 'extortion'

20:40 [Raw Story] World AIDS conference in Washington brings attention to the city’s own HIV crisis

20:41 [CNN] Mancini signs new Manchester City deal

20:42 [Fox News] DOJ Unseals Indictment Charging 5 In Border Agent Terry's Death

20:42 [The Onion] American Voices: Romney Raises Record-Breaking $106 Million

20:43 [] Georgia: Psychotherapy Sheds Past Stigma

20:46 [Slashdot] Florida GoogleX Team Offers To Send Your DNA To the Moon For a Price

20:46 [Truthdig] Obama Calls for Bush Tax Extension for Middle Class

20:47 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How Is Dr. Copper Feeling?

20:47 [NPR] Teen Years Pose New Risks For Kids Born With HIV

20:51 [The Hindu - Opinion] Underachiever?

20:52 [The Hindu - News] Five Indians advance

20:57 [Telegraph] Egypt brace for new showdown between Islamists and military

20:58 [The Hindu - News] Jr. National aquatics

21:00 [The Progressive] Romney Tone Deaf in the Hamptons

21:02 [CNN] Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes 'amicably' settle divorce, attorney says

21:03 [Slashdot] Cloud Security: What You Need To Know To Lock It Down

21:03 [msnbc: politics] In tax debate, is it 'tax cuts' or just the status quo?

21:04 [New York Times: politics] U.S.: Obama Proposes Extending Bush Tax Cuts

21:05 [CNET News] T-Mobile could debut Galaxy S Blaze Q August 15

21:06 [CNN] Tattoos and piercings: How young is too young?

21:07 [The Atlantic: Technology] Thanks to the Web, Even Scientists Are Reading for the Articles

21:09 [Fox News] DOJ Indicts 5 in 'Fast and Furious' Killing of Border Agent Brian Terry

21:11 [Telegraph] 'A cesspit': Libor scandal may be going on elsewhere

21:12 [NPR] Four More Charged In Border Patrol Killing Linked To 'Fast And Furious'

21:20 [Slate Magazine] A Breast Too Far

21:23 [The Hindu - News] PIA chips in with money

21:23 [Fox News: politics] Polls: Majority of likely voters don't like direction of US under Obama

21:24 [CNN] Texas voter ID law goes to court

21:24 [Good] At the Imagine Cup: Tech Students Tackle World's Toughest Problems

21:25 [CNN] Awkward! When news is bad, politicos change subject

21:25 [straight] Titillate your inner nerd with Geeks After Dark

21:28 [CNN: Money] The death of cash

21:32 [Slashdot] The 300 km/h Superbus

21:35 [CNET News] A bicycle built for two: One person, one skeleton

21:36 [zero hedge] Fools Rush In After Netflix CEO Boasts on Facebook?


21:38 [Russia Today] Bahrain imprisons leading rights activist over pro-democracy tweet

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Fertilizer bags found to be underweight in Tirunelveli

21:43 [] Maligned for Doing the Right Thing

21:43 [Mother Jones] The Key to Mitt Romney's $106 Million Haul? Barack Obama

21:43 [Telegraph] Gunman on run after policeman shot dead and man injured in Essex

21:43 [The Atlantic: National] A New Code for Reliable Justice

21:44 [] Surging Surveillance: Shocking Number of Cell Users' Data Tracked

21:45 [Guardian] Clacton-on-Sea shooting leaves one man dead and another injured

21:45 [The Progressive] Obama Strikes Populist Chord on Taxes

21:47 [Disinformation] Is It Blasphemous to Describe Science as “Magic”?

21:50 [Big Think] What If Everything Went Straight to Hell?

21:51 [Guardian] Lords reform on precipice as Nick Clegg barracked in Commons

21:53 [The Hindu - News] Move to detain students having arrears sparks protest

21:56 [zero hedge] Egan-Jones Downgrades Netherlands And Austria To A, Negative Watch

21:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] Between friends and rivals

21:58 [Russia Today] Pussy Riot to stay in jail as court dismisses appeal

22:00 [straight] The Dutch Oven: Remembering Ernest Borgnine while we try to forget Avril Lavigne

22:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Instagram Now Crashes 5 Times a Day and It's Driving Me Crazy

22:04 [Good] Cuddling the Opposition: A Campaign for Free Speech in Belarus Relies on Teddy Bears and Parachutes

22:05 [Raw Story] Issa signs Declaration of Internet Freedom

22:05 [The Onion] Let Former Olympian Tell You Why This Is The Ultimate Workout Machine

22:06 [CNET News] CNN and Facebook go all social on the 2012 election

22:06 [zero hedge] Dismal Equity Volume Day As Gold And Treasuries Surge

22:07 [Guardian] John Terry case: racist abuse or sarcastic banter?

22:08 [NPR] Why Silk May Someday Be Added To Vaccines

22:08 [CNET News] Ad executive bashes Facebook advertising

22:09 [Infoshop] Infoshop and downtime

22:10 [The Nation] Transcript: Live Chat on the Future of Feminist Activism

22:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Disheveled, Wandering Star (Has a Sneezing Fit)

22:13 [The Hindu - News] Did Anonymous hack TN police databases?


22:14 [Telegraph] Kim Jong-un's female companion sparks intrigue in North Korea

22:14 [Slashdot] Nobel Laureate Wiped From Pakistan's Textbooks As Heretic

22:15 [CNET News] X-Men pinball delivers mutant mayhem

22:17 [CNN] Obama renews call for holding down middle-class tax rates

22:18 [Russia Today] Obama gives himself control of all communication systems in America

22:20 [Slate Magazine] Penn State’s Disaster Cleanup

22:23 [The Hindu - News] Temperatures and veggie prices see dip

22:24 [Infoshop] 15.65 Bq/Kg of cesium from washing towel in Tokyo

22:24 [CNN] Feds unveil indictments in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's slaying

22:25 [CNN: Politics] Obeidallah: Romney is not a flip-flopper

22:27 [The Hindu - News] Chennai girl flies to Hawaii to give wings to her dreams

22:31 [Fox News: politics] Obama campaign wins partial victory in "O" lawsuit

22:32 [Topix Activism News] Singapore to relax, not remove, death penalty

22:32 [The Atlantic: Politics] Has the Obama Campaign Gotten Under Romney's Skin?

22:33 [NPR] In Egypt, Court Says Its Decision On Dissolving Parliament Is Final

22:33 [The Hindu - News] Give report, child rights panel tells education department

22:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] Underpaid and ignored

22:37 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Case (Study) of Arsenic Life: How the Internet Can Make Science Better

22:37 [CNN] Nuke regulators, new chief hope to move beyond controversial predecessor

22:37 [The Hindu - News] Swamy seeks to implead Chidambaram in Hashimpura massacre case

22:38 [Pravda] Yakutsk hosts 'Russia is a Sports Power' Forum

22:39 [Infoshop] Anarchists: The most important activists on the Jewish Israeli left

22:39 [CNN] Eye surgery for wicketkeeper Boucher after freak accident

22:40 [CNET News] No, arsenic is not a life-giver

22:42 [CNN: Entertainment] Flea helps kids find their passion

22:43 [Mother Jones] Dems: Dark Money Groups Use "Secret Money to Subvert the Democratic Process"

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Pinki Pramanik’s gender test report with hospital

22:44 [ZDNET] Tablets to surpass notebook shipments in 2016 - NPD

22:44 [Infoshop] Is Union Busting to Blame for Power Outages in D.C.?

22:44 [] 'Romney has a Koch Problem': Protesters Stake Out Romney's Fundraising Sweep

22:45 [Telegraph] Computer glitch deletes German crime cases

22:47 [The Hindu - News] 5 children die in Odisha school wall collapse

22:49 [Infoshop] The Police and the Occupy Movement

22:49 [Guardian] Barack Obama calls on Congress to extend Bush tax cuts

22:52 [The Hindu - News] Missing Bihar engineer in Saudi jail, Centre tells Supreme Court

22:52 [Disinformation] Brain-Scanning Binoculars Tap Into Soldiers’ Unconscious Minds To Locate Threats

22:54 [The Hindu - News] States asked to give free right of way to lay optic fibre in villages

22:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Tom spared as Katie signs

22:54 [Slashdot] Indoor Navigation On Your Smartphone, Using the Earth's Magnetic Field

22:55 [Slate Magazine] Dr. Drew Cashes In

22:56 [zero hedge] Futures Brokerage PFG Best Freezes Accounts Following Discovery Of Accounting Irregularity

23:00 [Raw Story] Democrats challenge tax-exempt status of GOP campaign groups

23:00 [Telegraph] Labour plan to set up 'Service Schools' staffed by soldiers

23:01 [straight] Video: Game of Thrones sword duel remixed with lightsabers

23:03 [NPR] A Taliban Execution Brings Back Painful Memories

23:04 [The Hindu - News] Anand felicitated by Velammal

23:04 [The Onion] Editorial Cartoon: The Monster In Our Midst

23:05 [Reuters] Obama challenges Republicans to keep tax cuts for middle class

23:05 [] Iranian oil sanctions trigger Urals price jump

23:10 [Reuters: politics] Obama challenges Republicans to keep tax cuts for middle class

23:14 [The Hindu - News] Vokkaligas rally behind Sadananda Gowda

23:16 [Telegraph] Scores of Tory MPs attempt to inflict first major defeat on Coalition

23:17 [The Atlantic: Technology] Government Agency Recruits Via the Source Code of Its Web Page

23:17 [Guardian] Finance industry's multimillion-pound lobbying budget revealed

23:18 [The Hindu - News] Caste census to be completed within a year

23:18 [Russia Today] Texas strip club sues city over First Amendment violations

23:19 [CNN] Quake-damaged Washington Monument may remain closed into 2014

23:19 [Infoshop] 500 to Finish Phase 1 of the Lakota Solidarity Project

23:23 [NPR] Justice Department, Texas Face Off In Court Over Voter ID Law

23:24 [The Hindu - News] Fisherman’s body arrives from Pakistan

23:24 [Slashdot] Student Creates World's Fastest Shoe With a Printer

23:26 [The Hindu - News] Passengers happy but complaints galore against Air India

23:28 [The Hindu - News] Rs.3,000-crore plan for facilities in government schools

23:30 [Raw Story] Iran works to foil insurance embargo on oil

23:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] The making of an Indian terrorist

23:34 [The Hindu - News] Remand of Emaar accused extended

23:34 [The Onion] [video] New Ad Urges Hipsters To Go To Applebee's Ironically

23:35 [Raw Story] Romney out-raises Obama by $35 million in June

23:40 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The British Are Crying Edition

23:43 [Fox News] DOJ Faces Praise, Skepticism for Acting on 2010 Border Agent Killing

23:46 [Slashdot] General Motors To Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul

23:49 [Infoshop] 3,300 Bq/Kg cesium found in black seabream fished offshore Miyagi

23:51 [Fox News: politics] Rangel challenger Espaillat concedes in close House race

23:52 [CNN] Past 12 months warmest ever recorded in United States

23:52 [zero hedge] On Gold As A Hyperinflation Put

23:57 [CNN: Money] WORLD'S 500 GIANTS

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