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Robert Gibbs resigns, saying he'll serve Obama better from outside

Washington Post - Jason Horowitz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robert Gibbs is resigning from his role as President Obama's official spokesman in order to speak more effectively for Obama. "The best service I can provide this president is, for the next couple of years, outside this building," ...
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Ex-Bush Aide Videotaped in Daze Before Killing

Wall Street Journal - Sean Gardiner, Tamer El-Ghobashy - ‎2 hours ago‎
A slain former aide to three US presidents and leading voice for Vietnam War veterans was recorded on a security camera limping and disoriented 14 hours before his body was found in a Delaware dump, police said.
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Microsoft's Windows on ARM Better for Partners Than Us

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎15 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS—Microsoft's partners are undoubtedly pleased with its decision to port future versions of Windows to the ARM architecture.

Puerto Rico rejoices with election of third native in Hall of Fame - Alden Gonzalez - ‎1 hour ago‎
Roberto Alomar joined baseball's most elite class on Wednesday afternoon, when the Baseball Writers' Association of America voted him into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his second year of ...

Exposing the cracks

BBC News - Aleem Maqbool - ‎1 hour ago‎
Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was one of Pakistan's most well-known political figures, but his death has revealed much more about this country than just its politics.

Starbucks revamps logo, hints at life beyond coffee

AFP - ‎44 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The most famous name in coffee will soon disappear from Starbucks' cups, the company announced, unveiling a new logo designed to conquer new markets.

Antibiotic effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome, study finds

Los Angeles Times - Thomas H. Maugh II - ‎47 minutes ago‎
A two-week course of rifaximin can ease overall symptoms in many patients with irritable bowel syndrome for at least 10 weeks and perhaps for much longer.

Michael Jackson's Kids Watched Him Die, Witness Says

People Magazine - Howard Breuer - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Michael Jackson's personal physician tried in vain to revive him after a drug overdose, Jackson's children Paris and Prince entered his bedroom, a former employee testified Wednesday.

Motorola Unveils First Tablet, 4G Phones at Trade Show

Wall Street Journal - Roger Cheng - ‎23 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS—Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. didn't wait long to make a splash as an independent company, unveiling its first tablet and several smartphones as it jumps on the 4G bandwagon.

Jackpot for 'Lost' lottery numbers

Los Angeles Times - Maria Elena Fernandez - ‎3 hours ago‎
Over 40000 Mega Millions players win $150 each after matching four numbers that the 'Lost' character Hurley played for his $114-million jackpot: 4, 8, 15 and 42.

Is China closer than thought to matching US fighter jet prowess?

CNN - Jennifer Rizzo, Charley Keyes - ‎15 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Images believed to be China's next generation of military air power have been buzzing around the internet, but Pentagon officials are insisting its appearance does not mean China has matched American air capabilities.

Son of Omaha Police Detective Shoots Principal and Assistant Principal

ABC News - Brian Braiker - ‎4 hours ago‎
A high school student who was the son of a police detective shot two school officials at Millard South High School in Omaha today and then shot himself, police said.

BMJ Lifts Curtain on MMR-Autism Fraud

MedPage Today - John Gever - ‎50 minutes ago‎
In an article and editorial published online, a leading medical journal, BMJ, has taken aim at a competitor, The Lancet, by singling out a controversial paper that falsely linked a vaccine to increased risk ...

House Republicans to set the tone for 2012

Los Angeles Times - Paul West - ‎28 minutes ago‎
As the new majority takes over, GOP lawmakers plan to set the party agenda - not the likely presidential contenders, none of whom is a prominent member of Congress.

Titans: Vince Young will not be on roster next year

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams reluctantly closed the door on the Vince Young era on Wednesday when he announced the QB will not be on the team's roster next season.

Americans spend 6.1 billion hours on their taxes

CNNMoney - Charles Riley - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Filing taxes takes too long, costs too much money and is far too overwhelming a process for taxpayers. That's the message from national taxpayer advocate Nina Olson, ...

CES-UPDATE 4-AT&T plans 20 new phones, major Android push

Reuters - Sinead Carew - ‎13 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS, Jan 5 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (TN) announced four times as many smartphones as it did this time a year ago, backed heavily by Google Inc's (GOOG.

Goldman Sachs Says It May Sell, Hedge Facebook Stake

BusinessWeek - Max Abelson, Christine Harper - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. clients considering whether to buy shares in closely held Facebook Inc. should take heed: Wall Street's most profitable securities firm could unload its own holdings ...

Police arrest Arizona mall shooter, hostages freed

Reuters - David Schwartz, Tim Gaynor - ‎1 hour ago‎
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Police arrested a gunman on Wednesday who fired shots, fled to a shopping mall and then barricaded himself inside a Phoenix valley fast-food restaurant with hostages.

US Confident of Successful Referendum Vote in Southern Sudan

Voice of America - David Gollust - ‎3 hours ago‎
Photo: AP The Obama administration's chief Africa diplomat said Wednesday he believes the independence referendum in southern Sudan, beginning Sunday, will be peaceful and successful.

Firms Told to Divulge All Changes to Tobacco

New York Times - Duff Wilson - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Federal regulators on Wednesday outlined rules for the tobacco industry that for the first time require disclosure of any changes to their products, and that detail how to seek permission to market new products under the sweeping tobacco ...

Lindsay's Battery 'Victim' to Cops: 'Back Off!' - ‎1 hour ago‎
The former Betty Ford employee who filed the battery report against Lindsay Lohan thinks the Palm Desert Police Department is out of line by gunning for LiLo, and thinks cops should "back off.


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