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Giffords Shooting in Arizona May Soften Rhetoric, Hurt Palin

Bloomberg - Heidi Przybyla - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Candles surround a portrait of US Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Tuscon, Arizona. Photographer: John Moore/Getty Images House Speaker John Boehner making a statement on the shooting of Gabrielle ...
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'EU consuls-general want to act against J'lem policies'

Jerusalem Post - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By JPOST.COM STAFF EU diplomats in capital call to be present at demolitions, court proceedings, intervene in arrests; "Attempts to emphasize Jewish identity of city threatens to radicalize the conflict," 'Independent' reports.
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Nevada caps season with 20-13 bowl win over BC

Kansas City Star - Josh Dubow - ‎8 minutes ago‎
AP Sports Writer Nevada wide receiver Malcolm Shepherd (19), top, misses on a pass play while tackled by Boston College safety Okechukwu Okoroha (27) during the first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game in San ...
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Kerry hails peaceful independence vote in southern Sudan

Boston Globe - Farah Stockman - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Senator John Kerry was greeted by a Sudanese woman yesterday in Juba. (Roberto Schmidt/ AFP/ Getty Images) By Farah Stockman Senator John Kerry, who has worked for months to prevent an outbreak of renewed civil war in Sudan, watched yesterday as ...

Eagles No Match for Aaron Rodgers Show

San Francisco Chronicle - Thomas George - ‎1 hour ago‎
PHILADELPHIA -- Now that the "X'' factor has been booted from the NFC playoffs, now that Michael Vick has been out-Vicked by Aaron Rodgers, we can turn our attention to the NFC quarterback quartet that remains.

Verizon Wireless Confident It's Got Muscle for iPhone

Wall Street Journal - Spencer E. Ante, Yukari Iwatani Kane - ‎4 hours ago‎
Verizon Wireless has been beefing up its network and believes it will have no problem handling iPhone-type loads, a claim that could be put to the test this year if the carrier signs up millions of subscribers ...

Company Town: 'True Grit' is No. 1 for the weekend

Los Angeles Times - Ben Fritz - ‎46 minutes ago‎
On the first box-office weekend of 2011, it was all about which holiday movie had the most staying power. That turned out to be the Coen brothers' western "True Grit," which after two weeks of nipping at the heels of ...

Chiefs' home playoff woes are mystifying

Kansas City Star - Sam Mellinger - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The Ravens' Ray Lewis (left) and Terrell Suggs were the latest opponents to celebrate a playoff victory at Arrowhead Stadium. In the end, it looked a lot like old times.

US, China defense chiefs mend frayed military ties

Newsday - ‎6 minutes ago‎
By AP Photo credit: AP | FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, Defense Secretary Robert Gates gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon.

The AFC's power rematches, the Pack's breakthrough, more Snaps - Damian Strohmeyer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ladarius Webb, Ray Lewis and the Ravens D held the Chiefs to just 161 total yards. Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we wrap up the NFL's wild-card weekend of playoff action and start counting the hours until next weekend's intriguing ...

Pregnancy Spacing Linked to Autism Risk

MedPage Today - Michael Smith - ‎1 hour ago‎
Closely-spaced pregnancies are associated with an increased risk of autism in the second-born child, researchers reported. In a cohort of more than 600000 sibling pairs, the risk of the ...

Profits Face Headwinds

Wall Street Journal - Paul Vigna, John Shipman - ‎6 hours ago‎
Companies start reporting final 2010 earnings in earnest this week, but the gains should peak this quarter then level off as high unemployment and new headwinds restrain further business profit gains.

Southern States Brace for Disruptive Storm

Wall Street Journal - Timothy W. Martin, Mike Esterl - ‎3 hours ago‎
Several states across the South braced Sunday for a major winter storm that was expected to bring snow and freezing rain, disrupting air travel and inaugural activities for Georgia's new governor.

Beckhams expecting their 4th child

CNN - Douglas Hyde - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, are expecting their fourth child this summer. "Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz are very excited about the arrival of their new brother or sister," Victoria Beckham's rep Jeff Raymond said Sunday, ...

Jared Loughner: Focus on delusions, not politics

San Francisco Chronicle - Carolyn Jones - ‎53 minutes ago‎
(01-09) 21:10 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- Posting strange and paranoid messages on the Internet and fixating on the end of the world, accused gunman Jared Lee Loughner appeared to be more driven by a delusional mind than a real interest in politics, ...

Dupont to Buy Danisco for $5.8 Billion to Add Enzymes

Bloomberg - Jack Kaskey - ‎36 minutes ago‎
DuPont Co. agreed to acquire Denmark's Danisco A/S for $5.8 billion in its biggest acquisition in more than a decade, adding production of enzymes used in food and biofuels.

Cam Newton, LaMichael James lead offense of Auburn, Oregon

USA Today - Kelly Whiteside - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Dave Martin, AP By Jason O. Watson, US Presswire By Kelly Whiteside, USA TODAY SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Much about Monday night's Bowl Championship Series title game seems large, as if written in capital letters.

China December Trade Surplus Narrows To $13.08 Bln

Wall Street Journal - Aaron Back, Liu Li - ‎58 minutes ago‎
BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China said Monday its trade surplus narrowed sharply in December, news that could help ease trade tensions with the US ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's meeting with US President Barack Obama this ...

Judge Who Did Not Shy From Controversy

New York Times - John Schwartz - ‎2 hours ago‎
John M. Roll, the chief federal judge in Arizona, who died from gunshot wounds in Saturday's attack on Representative Gabrielle Giffords, never shied away from controversial decisions.

Cheap Android Tablets Flood The CES 2011 Show Floor

Skatter Tech - Sahas Katta - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Tablets absolutely stole the show at CES 2011. Just about every company had one. While the idea of a tablet may sound exciting, the majority of these were unfortunately poorly put together Android tablets.

Consumer Electronics Show: Three directors ponder film's future

Los Angeles Times - Geoff Boucher - ‎38 minutes ago‎
At the Las Vegas expo, Oliver Stone, Michael Mann and Baz Luhrmann talk Blu-ray, 3-D and other technology, the integrity of classic films, and new ways of watching movies.

Microsoft's mobile mantra: small but 'big' Windows

Seattle Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, you can see every TV set, iPhone accessory and cellphone ever imagined. LAS VEGAS - Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, you can see every TV set, iPhone accessory and cellphone ever imagined.

Volkswagen's new US chief gets tough sales order from Germany

Los Angeles Times - Jerry Hirsch - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jonathan Browning is told to sell 800000 vehicles annually by 2018, a huge jump from 2010. Some of the automaker's hopes rest on a new Passat sedan that will be unveiled at the Detroit auto show.

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