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Michigan to get $224 million in clean energy credits

Detroit Free Press - Justin Hyde - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama unveiled Friday $2.3 billion in tax credits for manufacturing clean energy goods, including $224 million for Michigan factories to boost solar cell and wind turbine production.

Suspect in Newark airport security breach released

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
New York (CNN) -- A man who faces a trespassing charge for allegedly triggering a security breach at the Newark, New Jersey, airport was released from custody early Saturday, Port Authority police said.

Gov plans deep cuts to programs, and fed help

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled an $82.9 billion spending plan for California on Friday that relies on deep cuts in health and human services, prison spending and wages for state workers, and on billions in additional federal dollars that the ...

Fourth church attacked in Malaysia as Allah row deepens

Reuters - Nick Macfie - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Arsonists in Malaysia struck another church on Saturday, bringing the attacks on churches to four in two days as a row escalates over the use of the word Allah to refer to the Christian God.

Palestinian attacks test Israel's quick-retaliation policy

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Israeli military planes target Gaza sites in response to mortar and rocket strikes a day earlier. It's unclear whether the strategy will prevent more violence, analysts say.
'Footnotes in Gaza' New York Times

Plane bomb suspect Abdulmutallab declines to enter plea

BBC News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
A "not guilty" plea has been entered on behalf of the Nigerian man accused of attempting to detonate a bomb on a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas Day.

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A shaken nation is soothed; 'Lost' won't be pre-empted

San Jose Mercury News - Jeff Thomas - ‎8 hours ago‎
The first episode of the final season of "Lost" will spew forth new layers of confusion and complexity (It was all a dream!

Lawmakers Want More Security Changes Out of Terror Plot Review

FOXNews - ‎19 hours ago‎
President Obama's push to revamp the terror watch list, improve airport screening and hold the intelligence community more accountable for tracking suspects does not go far enough, some lawmakers say, arguing that more specific steps need to be taken ...

After Months of Scrutiny in Zazi Terrorism Case, Two Arrests Came as a Surprise

New York Times - William K. Rashbaum - ‎3 hours ago‎
For nearly four months, since the terrorism investigation focused on a Denver airport shuttle bus driver burst into public view and he was charged in what the authorities say was a Qaeda bomb plot, investigators have kept close ...

Shrinking US Labor Force Keeps Unemployment Rate From Rising

BusinessWeek - Bob Willis, Courtney Schlisserman - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- An exodus of discouraged workers from the job market kept the US unemployment rate from climbing above 10 percent in December, economists said.

House panel wants Geithner to testify about New York Fed and AIG

Washington Post - Brady Dennis - ‎7 hours ago‎
The chairman of the House oversight committee turned the spotlight Friday once again on the government's much-maligned bailout of American International Group, saying he would ask Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner to testify about ...

US Stocks Hit 15-Month Closing Highs Despite Jobs Data

Wall Street Journal - Donna Kardos Yesalavich - ‎12 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks closed slightly higher Friday despite the federal government's report of a bigger-than-expected job loss in December as well as analysts' ratings downgrades that hurt ...

Nexus One a test of Google's customer service

CNET - Tom Krazit - ‎13 hours ago‎
The launch of the Nexus One is giving Google's approach to customer service a workout. Problems with the Nexus One? Might be hard to get a hold of someone at Google.

CES Kicks Out Vendors Who Try to Display, Carry Out Business in Hotel Suites

DailyTech - ‎4 hours ago‎
Today DailyTech went to meet with a hardware vendor only to find them being kicked out by security. Reportedly as many as 30 small electronics companies were kicked out of suites they had paid for.

How to See Past the CES 2010 Hype Machine

PC World - ‎12 hours ago‎
What's the most overhyped tech on display in Vegas this week? A look back at 2009 offers some clues. The 2010 Vegas Gadgetfest is winding down today, and I'm sure all the cabbies, blackjack dealers, and strippers are breathing a sigh of relief.

O'Brien May Find Door Open at Fox If He Bolts NBC

ABC News - Lynn Elber - ‎5 hours ago‎
AP If "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien decides to leave NBC over its proposed late-night lineup revamp, he might find a warm welcome waiting for him at Fox.

Elvis Presley turns 75

MiamiHerald.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
To celebrate his birthday, some 3000 people had purchased tickets to visit Graceland on Presley's birthday. His former wife, Priscilla Presley, told NBC's Today that they would be treated to the opening of a yearlong birthday celebration and a number ...

'Hannah Montana' to end run in 2011

Entertainment Weekly - Lynette Rice - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Disney Channel has confirmed that its hit comedy Hannah Montana starring Miley Cyrus will air its series finale in spring, 2011.

Mora is fired by Seahawks

Boston Globe - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP / January 9, 2010 The Seattle Seahawks fired Jim Mora after just one season yesterday, leaving the former NFC West champs without a coach, general manager, and president less than four years after they reached the Super Bowl.

Alabama coach looking ahead | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/09/2010

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Nick Saban cracked a few jokes and even some smiles, deadpanning about the players' poor execution of his celebratory Gatorade bath.

Togo's National Team Bus Ambushed

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AP Gunmen in an area plagued by separatist violence used machine guns to open fire Friday on a bus carrying Togo's national team to a tournament in Angola, wounding at least nine people, including two players.

More H1N1 shots available in county

Waukegan News Sun - ‎48 minutes ago‎
With plenty of H1N1 vaccine in the county and outbreaks of the flu expected to continue into spring, there are more opportunities to get the vaccinations.
H1N1 vaccine available; but do people want it now? Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mark B. Constantian: Where U.S. Health Care Ranks Number One

Wall Street Journal - Mark B. Constantian - ‎18 hours ago‎
Last August the cover of Time pictured President Obama in white coat and stethoscope. The story opened: "The US spends more to get less [health care] than just about every other industrialized country.

Soda Fountains Squirt Fecal Bacteria, Study Finds

ABC News - Lauren Cox - ‎22 hours ago‎
Those soda fountain machines found in restaurants and fast food joints may be squirting out liquids contaminated with fecal bacteria, a small study found.

Tila Tequila Mourns Her Dead Fiancee Casey Johnson

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Jan 5, 2010‎
Casey Johnson, troubled heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, was found dead in her LA home Monday. She was 30. Now her purported fiance, reality/Internet personality Tila Tequila, has taken to Twitter to grieve.

How to have a mate and not put on weight

CNN - Tracy Anderson - ‎13 hours ago‎
Editor's note: Tracy Anderson is a fitness trainer and designer of The Tracy Anderson Method fitness system, with studios in Los Angeles, California, and New York.

Target takes on Costco by offering bulk-buying at its stores

WalletPop (blog) - ‎Jan 5, 2010‎
The aisles of Target are rarely, if ever, criticized for their diminutive nature. But until recently, shoppers who prefer to buy in packages so large that they can't help but save money had to wander the even bigger aisles of warehouse stores like ...

Popular Drugs May Help Only Severe Depression

New York Times - Benedict Carey - ‎Jan 5, 2010‎
Some widely prescribed drugs for depression provide relief in extreme cases but are no more effective than placebo pills for most patients, according to a new analysis released Tuesday.

Ex-chief of transplant program indicted in cover-up of patient switch

CNN - ‎Jan 6, 2010‎
An alleged switch of patients on a liver waiting list is at the heart of an eight-count indictment in California. Dr. Richard R. Lopez Jr.