New York Times - - 56 minutes ago
Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in New York City's Times Square, despite the rain, slushy streets and heightened security, capping worldwide celebrations that often emphasized the hopes for a more peaceful tomorrow.
Video: Security, Excitement in Times Square for 2010 The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 7 hours ago
KANEOHE, Hawaii (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has summoned the heads of US intelligence agencies for a meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways of preventing a repeat of the attempted bombing of a Detroit-bound airliner on December 25.
Spy Agencies Failed to Collate Clues on Terror New York Times
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JERUSALEM -- The first year in a decade without a suicide bombing, as well as an expanded Palestinian security force, resulted in a decline in the number of Israeli and Palestinian casualties in the occupied West ...
Hundreds Demonstrate on Border With Gaza New York Times
BBC News - 2 hours ago
Finnish police have confirmed they have found the body of a gunman responsible for killing five people in a shooting rampage in the southern city of Espoo.
Video: Gunman Kills 4 at Shopping Mall, Ex-girlfriend, The Associated Press
Finland: 6 Dead After Shooting Rampage at Mall New York Times
FOXNews - 27 minutes ago
MIR ALI, Pakistan - Pakistani intelligence officials say a US missile strike has killed three people near the Afghan border. The two officials said early Friday's attack destroyed a car carrying three men in a village near Mir Ali, which is a main town ...
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
(12-31) 19:38 PST Oakland -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger acted illegally by placing tens of thousands of state employees on unpaid furloughs three days a month, an Alameda County judge said Thursday in a ruling that could require the financially reeling ...
Court rules against furlough orders by Schwarzenegger Youngstown Vindicator
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
DENVER - The Montana Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state law protects doctors in Montana from prosecution for helping terminally ill patients die.
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By AP WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration on Thursday dropped the subpoenas it had issued to two Internet writers in its effort to learn who leaked an airline security directive.
TSA Withdraws Subpoenas Against Bloggers Wired News
MarketWatch - 27 minutes ago
By MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the shares expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Time Warner Cable, News Corp.
No Resolution on Time Warner's Fox Fees New York Times
FCC Urges Fox, Time Warner to Settle Dispute Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
Few analysts forecast this year's remarkable stock market rebound as major indexes were plunging to 12-year lows last March. Now, with most experts predicting the pace of stocks' gains will slow in 2010, there's reason to believe they ...
Dow Ends 2009 Up Nearly 19% Wall Street Journal
Post-bear Januarys bode well for stocks MarketWatch
Reuters - - 34 minutes ago
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China's economic growth looks set to accelerate into the new year, with booming factories driving a December manufacturing survey to a 20-month high while South Korea's exports to the country surged on strong demand.
China PMI hits 20-month high MarketWatch
China Dec CFLP PMI Jumps To 56.6 On Rising Output, New Orders Market News International
Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
New Year's Eve celebrations were a bit brighter this year with a blue moon shining in the sky Thursday night. A blue moon -- the second full moon in a month -- isn't really uncommon, occurring on average every 2 1/2 years.
PC World - - 7 hours ago
Today's Apple tablet rumor has an optimistic zing to it--and maybe that's a great way to close out a dreary 2009. According to a blog post by former Google China president Kai-Fu Lee, Apple plans to produce nearly 10 million tablets in the ...
CNET News - - 9 hours ago
Google won't officially unveil its Nexus One smartphone until Tuesday, when it has scheduled an Android Press Gathering. There are plenty of descriptions and images of the phone floating around the Web, though--a result of ...
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DUBLIN/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Van Morrison on Thursday denied that he had fathered a child with his manager, saying a widely reported statement that appeared on his website three days ago was the result of a hacking attack.
Van Morrison: Baby Reports "Utterly Without Foundation" Seattle Post Intelligencer
Irish singer Van Morrison blames Web hacker for false claim of new baby The Canadian Press
New York Daily News - - 12 hours ago
Brooke Mueller and Charlie Sheen. Christmas wasn't the first time their fights have turned violent, according to a report. Prosecutors may not need help from Charlie Sheen's wife to go after him for allegedly attacking her on Christmas ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution - - 46 minutes ago
There was shame heaped on the ACC all season, from Miami's collapse after a terrific start, to Virginia's defeat at the hands of William and Mary, to Georgia Tech's breakdown against Georgia, to Florida State's shunning of Bobby Bowden, ...
Hokies take down Tennessee, 37-14, in Chick-fil-A Bowl Lynchburg News and Advance
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 49 minutes ago
• NY RANGERS 2, CAROLINA 1: Marian Gaborik became the fourth NHL player to reach 50 points this season, assisting on both goals as the Rangers beat the host Hurricanes.
Dubinsky snaps 3rd-period tie, gives Rangers 2-1 win over Hurricanes The Canadian Press
Dubinsky's 3rd period goal lifts NYR to 2-1 win Yahoo! Sports
Boston Herald - - 24 minutes ago
There's been some chilly receptions at Fenway Park [map] over the past 97 years, but nothing quite like what awaits today's Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
Winter Classic Fervor Blankets Boston New York Times
Winter Classic: Flyers hope to hit a home run at Fenway Park SportingNews.com
ABC News - - 12 hours ago
A study of household transmission of the H1N1 pandemic flu has confirmed that children 18 and younger are more at risk than young adults and seniors.
Four more H1N1-related deaths reported in Illinois Dekalb Daily Chronicle
H1N1 swine flu is less contagious than previous pandemics: study New York Daily News
BBC News - - 1 hour ago
Researchers believe they have identified the source of fatal tumours that threaten to wipe out the wild population of Tasmanian devils.
Scientists Discover Origin of a Cancer in Tasmanian Devils New York Times
Researchers: Biting spreads Tasmanian devils' cancer Winston-Salem Journal
Milwaukee Business Journal - - 22 minutes ago
And while passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in no way means the health care debate is over, it finally provides people with an idea of what national health reform might look like if it is signed into law by President Barack ...
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CNN - - 8 hours ago
(CNN) -- Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab wouldn't have to go to an al Qaeda training camp in Yemen to learn how to hate. He had plenty of examples in his own country.
New York Times - - Dec 28, 2009
MILKING IT At Frank Volleman's dairy in Central Texas some manure is sucked up, dried and used as fertilizer. More Photos > By HENRY FOUNTAIN GUSTINE, Tex.
CNN - - Dec 28, 2009
Miami, Florida (CNN) -- Freedom's Flight is a beautiful thoroughbred with an impressive pedigree. His bloodlines can be traced to two of the greatest race horses of all time, Seattle Slew and Secretariat.
Wall Street Journal - - 12 hours ago
President Obama not only left Washington, DC, for the holidays, but the lower 48 as well. So I thought I'd offer a few New Year's resolutions for him and others to come back to in the coming year.
New York Times - - Dec 28, 2009
EDINBURGH - Like his fellow Scot Susan Boyle, who made a meteoric entry into show business, the stunt bicyclist Danny MacAskill can divide his life in two: before his YouTube video and after.