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Times Online
Israel Launches New Attacks as Chances of Halt to Fighting Dim
Bloomberg - 42 minutes ago
By Peter Hirschberg and Saud Abu Ramadan Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli warplanes launched fresh attacks against Hamas targets on the seventh day of a bombing campaign in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militants hit a southern city with rockets as ...
Israel to Allow Some Foreigners to Leave Gaza Voice of America
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Reuters South Africa
Australia unlikely to accept Guantanamo detainees
The Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia will likely reject a US request to accept detainees freed from the Guantanamo Bay military prison, the acting prime minister said Friday.
UK May Take More Gitmo Detainees Wall Street Journal
Australia 'unlikely' to accept Guantanamo detainees: govt AFP
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BBC News
19 dead still unidentified after Bangkok blaze
CNN International - 34 minutes ago
BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) -- Investigators posted photos of the unidentified victims of a catastrophic nightclub fire outside a Bangkok police station Friday in hopes that relatives would be able to identify them.
Survivors recall horror of Bangkok blaze as mourners pray AFP
Bangkok: mourning begins as police sift through Santika nightclub ... Times Online
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Sri Lankan troops march into rebel headquarters
Reuters - 46 minutes ago
By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan troops fought their way into the Tamil Tigers' de facto capital of Kilinochchi and the entire town will soon be under government control, an official said on Friday, in what would ...
Tamil Tiger capital about to fall, says Sri Lanka guardian.co.uk
Sri Lanka troops enter rebel stronghold AFP
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Times Online
Zimbabwe: Cuba's Revolution Lives, Whither Ours?
AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
Harare - THE month of January on the Gregorian and Julian calendars is named after Janus, the pagan Roman god of the doorway - a two-faced deity who looked both to the front and to the back; the significance being that he saw out the previous year and ...
Cubans Mark Half-Century of Revolution Washington Post
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India says Pakistan attitude unchanged on militants
Reuters India - 42 minutes ago
By Krittivas Mukherjee NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's defence minister said on Friday that Pakistan was still failing to crack down on militants blamed for the Mumbai attacks, and that New Delhi had not deployed troops despite tensions with its ...
There is no time limit; but Pakistan must act : Antony Hindu
India eases Pakistan tensions Financial Times
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Jakarta Post
Obama to meet with lawmakers, former presidents
The Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders to discuss his economic stimulus plan and other legislative issues soon after his arrival in Washington in the coming days.
Obama family moves into historic D.C. hotel Newsday
Hotel is 1st of 2 stops on way to White House Chicago Tribune
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9 Muslim Passengers Removed From Jet
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Amy Gardner Officials ordered nine Muslim passengers, including three young children, off an AirTran flight headed to Orlando from Reagan National Airport yesterday afternoon after two other passengers overheard what they thought was a suspicious ...
'Safest' seat remarks gets Muslim family kicked off plane CNN
Muslim Family Removed From Plane AHN
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Boston Globe
Would-be Aspen bomber kills self, police say
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Jim Blanning, who had a history of conflicts with city officials, had left four bombs with threatening notes, police say. The city celebrates New Year's Eve a day late.
Jim Blanning: An Aspen experience that turned to bitterness Aspen Times
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ABC News
Europe watches gas flows after Russia cut-off
Reuters - 47 minutes ago
By Christian Lowe and Sabina Zawadzki MOSCOW/KIEV, Jan 2 (Reuters) - European Union states were monitoring for any signs of a reduction in their gas supplies from Russia on Friday after Moscow cut off the gas to its neighbour Ukraine in a contract ...
Russia continues to withhold gas to Ukraine The Associated Press
World Digest Russia cuts off gas to Ukraine Seattle Times
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The Associated Press
Asia’s Economic Slump Deepens as Manufacturing, Exports Shrink
Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
By Shamim Adam Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Singapore said its economy may shrink more than previously forecast in 2009, foreshadowing a deepening slump throughout the region as exports and manufacturing contracted further in China, South Korea and Australia.
Asian stocks gain on 2009 hopes Reuters
Asian stock markets open 2009 on high note The Associated Press
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New York Times
HK shares jumpstart year with 4.6 pct gain
Reuters - 43 minutes ago
By Parvathy Ullatil HONG KONG, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares kicked off 2009 on a firm note, rising 4.6 percent to a two-week high on Friday amid thin volumes, led by strong gains in Chinese telecom companies on hopes of the imminent issuance of ...
Hong Kong shares close up 4.55 pct on first trading day of 2009 Forbes
China Telecom Shares Climb After Government 3G Approval Bloomberg
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New Year's hangover for Zune users
CNET News - 13 hours ago
A leap-year issue with Microsoft's Zune music player is still leaving many users cold, despite the company's reassurance that all would be well by sometime on New Year's Day.
Microsoft Says Zune Glitch Caused by Leap Year Clock Bug Wall Street Journal
Microsoft says Zune players working again The Associated Press
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Nanowerk LLC
Gems show comet hit continent, scientists say
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
(01-01) 19:07 PST -- Diamonds are generally considered a sign of love and devotion, but a thin layer of microscopic diamonds a couple of feet beneath the surface of North America represents a far more horrific tale - one of fire, flood and devastation ...
Scientists Claim Evidence of Comet's Impact 13000 Years Ago Washington Post
Scientists say comet triggered extinctions United Press International
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How to Unlock your iPhone 3G
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
The Dev Team has put out "yellowsn0w," the first official unlocking utility for iPhone 3Gs. Freeing yourself from AT&Ts shackles is but a few button-presses away.
Unlocking the iPhone 3G - or maybe not CNET News
How to unlock your 3G iPhone Consumer Electronics Net
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Boston Globe
Viacom and Time Warner reach deal to avoid blackout
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom and Time Warner Cable reached an agreement in principle on Thursday that avoided a blackout that would have prevented more than 13 million US subscribers from seeing popular TV shows like "Dora the Explorer" and "The Daily ...
Time Warner customers may have to pay extra to keep 'Dora,' 'Daily ... New York Daily News
Time Warner and Viacom Reach Agreement on Cable Shows New York Times
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Washington Post
Movie review: 'Revolutionary Road' year's best
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
Revolutionary Road: Drama. Starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Directed by Sam Mendes. (R. 120 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.
'Revolutionary Road' stars Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio ... Chicago Tribune
Lost Souls on an Empty 'Road' Washington Post
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Polar Bear Plunge on Milwaukee's Lakefront
MSNBC - 3 hours ago
The Polar Bear Plunge is a 91 year old tradition in Milwaukee. But there are several people who came to the lakefront for the first time this year.
It's the new year: Let's go jump in the lake Seattle Times
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Washington Post
Southern California states its case for No. 1
Philadelphia Daily News - 1 hour ago
By GEORGE ALFANO PASADENA, Calif. - Southern California football coach Pete Carroll made things perfectly clear about who he thinks is the best team in the country.
USC's Stafon Johnson to return; CJ Gable might not Los Angeles Times
Trojans Roll, With No Title to Show for It New York Times
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With Wrigley as the setting, outdoor hockey a big hit again
Boston Globe - 57 minutes ago
By Kevin Paul Dupont CHICAGO - True enough, the sample size remains about the size of a puck, but the NHL picked up a little more "big event" steam yesterday with a third successful staging of its outdoor game, and pulled it off without the need of ...
It was the wind beneath our Wings Detroit Free Press
Blackhawks can't compete with Red Wings Chicago Tribune
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Comerica Bank New Year's Parade celebrates the Cotton Bowl one ...
Dallas Morning News - 1 hour ago
By STELLA M. CHAVEZ / The Dallas Morning News Linda Hodge cheers on the Texas Tech marching band during the Comerica Bank New Year's Parade.
Looking ahead to this weekend's bowl games USA Today
State’s rich crop of QBs on display in bowl games Houston Chronicle
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Fresh News
Kick the Habit
Washington Post - 18 hours ago
THURSDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- If you plan to kick the smoking habit this New Year, the American Lung Association recommends you start with a solid smoking-cessation plan and be prepared for anything.
Support group for smoking cessation starts Tuesday Greeley Tribune
Smoking, weight, money top New Year's resolutions MSNBC
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That Happened!
Virginity pledges don't mean much, study says
CNN - Dec 30, 2008
By Theresa Tamkins As many as one in eight teens in the United States may take a virginity pledge at some point, vowing to wait until they're married before having sex.
Virginity Pledges Not Enough, New Study Reveals Christian Post
Abstinence-only sex education has totally failed the nation's teens Seattle Times
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ABC News
Health Buzz: Vitamin Pills and Cancer Prevention and Other Health News
U.S. News & World Report - Dec 31, 2008
Antioxidant-rich vitamin and beta carotene supplements don't appear to prevent cancer in women, according to new research, published online yesterday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Vitamins Not Associated With Reduction In Cancer Best Syndication
Vitamins Fail to Prevent Cancer: Study Washington Post
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Voice of America
Ghana: Calm Before the Storm
AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
Political activities, specifically the electoral process and the circumstances around the polls, in Ghana since the December 7 presidential election there, seem to have built up to a large-looming threat to the ECOWAS member's ability to sustain its ...
Ghanaians Vote in Constituency to Decide Presidency Bloomberg
Voting starts in key Ghana constituency AFP
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Washington Post
Suspected US strike kills 4 in Pakistan
CNN International - 41 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- The second suspected US missile strike in two days killed four suspected Islamic militants in northwest Pakistan, intelligence officials said Friday.
Suspected US drone fires missiles in Pakistan Reuters
US drone 'kills trio in Pakistan' BBC News
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ABC News
National Briefing | West California: 4 Arrests in Gang Rape Called ...
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By AP Two men and two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of gang-raping a woman last month in the San Francisco Bay area while taunting her for being a lesbian, the police said.
4 arrested in N. California gang rape of lesbian The Associated Press
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