Somalia’s al-Shabab claims Nairobi Westgate Kenya attack BBC. Their Twitter handle: @HSM_Press
Ted Cruz’s Threat To Shut Down The Government Is Brave And Principled — And That’s Why Republicans Are Upset With Him Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider
U.S. commission reviews white-collar sentences Reuters. To make them lighter!
The Case Against High-School Sports The Atlantic
A victory for Merkel will only mask Germany’s long-term economic problems Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph. Shorter AEP: Merkel is not Thatcher.
Gas missiles ‘were not sold to Syria’ Independent
Style and substance Economist
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
The Girlfriend Detention Method of Coercion emptywheel. All but one of the interrogators leave the room, and then the detainee gets whacked. ‘Tis a puzzlement!
SEX AND POLITICS AT GOOGLE: It’s A Game Of Thrones In Mountain View Business Insider. So who’s Tyrion?
BlackBerry takes huge loss as sales collapse Globe and Mail
What APIs Are And Why They’re Important ReadWriteWeb. Non-techies should read this.
Loss of Economic Exceptionalism Made in America
Large predictions in history Understanding Society
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