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Incendiary mailings spread from Maryland to DC

Washington Post - Theola Labbe-DeBose, Paul Duggan - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The incendiary device from the package sent to a state building in Annapolis. (Department Of Homeland Security) By Theola Labbe-DeBose and Paul Duggan A package addressed to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano ignited in a District postal ...
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GOP pressing ahead with vote to repeal healthcare law

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The House will vote on the bill Wednesday. But it must also pass in the Senate, which is controlled by Democrats who are unlikely to go along.
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N Korea makes fresh talks offer - ‎36 minutes ago‎
North Korea has reiterated a proposal for unconditional talks with South Korea, in an apparent bid to ease tensions on the peninsula.
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Mark Purdy: Jed York grows up as 49ers owner

San Jose Mercury News - Mark Purdy - ‎28 minutes ago‎
This makes it official. As of now, Jed York is no longer a kid. He's still 29 years old, but I can't call him Kid York any more.

Verizon to start selling iPhone

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The US's biggest mobile network, Verizon, is expected to announce next week that it will begin selling Apple's iPhone. The move, which requires different chips in the phone from those used in the version already sold through AT&T, ...

US Officials Recommend Reduced Fluoride Levels in Water

BusinessWeek - Steven Reinberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
FRIDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- US government officials said Friday that the amount of fluoride in the nation's drinking water should now be set at the lowest recommended level.

History network pulls plug on Kennedy project

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - The History Channel will not air a controversial miniseries it produced about the Kennedy family, saying the multimillion project that had become the network's most expensive on record did not fit the "History brand.

Key party rejoins Pakistan's ruling coalition

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's decision to roll back a fuel price surcharge prompts the Muttahida Qaumi Movement to return to the ruling coalition, easing fear of its imminent collapse.

Digits: New Microsoft Table Computer, Electric Car Stations

Wall Street Journal - Nick Wingfield - ‎5 hours ago‎
Microsoft Surface has long been one of the more puzzling parts of the tech giant's sprawling family of products. A hefty table with a computer and giant touch-sensitive screen, it seemed to be a piece of furniture as much as it was a ...

For southern Sudan, a historic vote for independence

Washington Post - Rebecca Hamilton - ‎3 hours ago‎
JUBA, SUDAN - One of Alfred Lado's earliest memories is from Jan. 1, 1956. He can be that specific because it was the date that Sudan got its independence from British colonial rule.

Mortgage Ruling Triggers Bearish Bank Bets

Wall Street Journal - Brendan Conway - ‎18 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK—A mortgage-foreclosure setback for US Bancorp and Wells Fargo & Co. spurred bearish speculators and protective traders to target the financial sector's stock options.

Tablets crowd gadget show, chasing iPad's tail

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Big tablets and small tablets, white ones and black ones. Cheap ones and expensive ones. Brand names famous and obscure at the starting line of a race where the iPad is already a speeding dot near the horizon.

Knicks Show Suns What They Were

New York Times - Jonathan Abrams - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ross D. Franklin/AP New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire receives a warm welcome at the start of their game against the Pheonix Suns.

'This Is It' Producer: I Didn't Cause Michael's Death - ‎3 hours ago‎
The producer/director of Michael Jackson's "This Is It" tour is scoffing at Katherine Jackson's wrongful death suit in which he's named as a defendant, because he had nothing to do with the drugs or treatment that caused the singer's death.

Mac App Store Licensing and Copy Protection, Explained

PC World - Jason Snell - ‎2 hours ago‎
Since we posted our Mac App Store FAQ Thursday, I've received a lot of questions about the nitty gritty details of what you're legally entitled to do with an app you buy from the Mac App Store.

Zuccarello's SO goal sends Rangers past Stars 3-2 - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Chris Bosh had 16 points and 12 rebounds, leading the surging Miami Heat in a 101-95 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night that extended their road winning streak to 12 games.

Media-Tech Meet-Ups in Vegas

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro, Spencer Ante - ‎1 hour ago‎
Media and technology companies cozied up to each other at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, touting their collaborations on stage and flaunting their friendships at private parties all along the Las ...

Cubs Deal for the Rays' Garza

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Oct. 9, when Matt Garza threw his last pitch as a member of the Rays, Tampa Bay used 16 players in its playoff game against Texas.

Alzheimer's Blood Test Could Be On The Way

RTT News - ‎8 hours ago‎
(RTTNews) - A new testing technique may lead to the development of a blood test for Alzheimer's disease, which could be an important step in identifying the debilitating disease early on and implementing steps to prevent it.

Jets have hit some turbulence this season on way to playoffs

Kansas City Star - Randy Covitz - ‎45 minutes ago‎
QB Mark Sanchez and the Jets get another crack at the Colts after losing to them in last season's AFC title game. The New York Jets can lay claim to one title already this season.

Camille Grammer Dishes On 'Housewives' & Her Future On Series

Access Hollywood - ‎11 hours ago‎
Camille Grammer attends FFANY Shoes on Sale Benefit for Breast Cancer Research and Education, presented by QVC at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC, October 13, 2010 Happy New Year!

Earnings Preview: Alcoa to release 4Q results

Bloomberg - ‎9 hours ago‎
By AP WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Whether Alcoa has benefited from rising aluminum prices and more sales as the economy has grown stronger.

'Jersey Shore' premiere highest rated for MTV

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 8 million viewers watched Snooki and company return to "Jersey Shore." The third season premiere of the MTV reality TV series was the most watched series telecast in the cable network's history, MTV announced Friday.

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