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Arizona shooting suspect Loughner makes first appearance in federal court

Washington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head Saturday morning while hosting an event outside a grocery store. Six people died, and 14 were injured.
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Identifying the violent mentally ill isn't clear-cut, experts say

Los Angeles Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner showed signs of apparent mental illness, professionals say, but it's not always possible to predict if someone will become violent. - Politics Daily - KMGH Denver -

Disease, Depression May Follow Deadly Floods in Australia, Scientists Say

Bloomberg - Simeon Bennett - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Outbreaks of mosquito-borne disease and long-term mental health problems including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder may follow deadly floods in the Australian state of Queensland, ...
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Apple's Verizon iPhone could mean tough year for AT&T, analysts say

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎1 hour ago‎
On the eve of the expected Verizon iPhone launch, Wall Street analysts are chiming in with warnings that AT&T could be in for a rough year, with one analyst predicting that AT&T will "get demolished.

The Tortuous Road to the Championship Game

New York Times - William C. Rhoden - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 2001, Oregon spent $250000 on a 10-story billboard near Madison Square Garden promoting Joey Harrington for the Heisman Trophy.

Sudan Referendum Official Pleased With Voter Turn Out

Voice of America - Peter Clottey - ‎2 hours ago‎
Photo: AP An elderly Southern Sudanese woman casts her vote Monday in a ballot box at a polling center in the city of Um Durman, Sudan, Jan. 10, 2011 The deputy chairman of the south Sudan referendum commission said he is pleased so far with the ...

Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' is an easy pickup

USA Today - Edna Gundersen - ‎2 hours ago‎
Though built on one of the dumbest pickup lines in bar-hopping history, Britney Spears' new single delivers enough dizzying dance-pop ecstasy to ensure another chart-topping ride and to get fans amped for the March arrival ...

US and China Defense Chiefs Agree to Keep Talking

New York Times - Elisabeth Bumiller - ‎4 hours ago‎
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Gen. Liang Guanglie, the Chinese defense minister, at a ceremony at the Bayi Building in Beijing.

Tom DeLay, former House majority leader, sentenced to three years in prison

Christian Science Monitor - Linda Feldmann - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tom DeLay was convicted of conspiring to direct laundered money to Republican candidates for the Texas legislature in 2002. The attorneys for Tom DeLay are appealing the conviction.

Rockets still trying to trade for Nuggets star Anthony

Houston Chronicle - Jonathan Feigen - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jack Dempsey AP Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony, right, and teammate Chauncey Billups, left, could be on the move soon. With the deal that would have sent Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups to New Jersey stalled at least ...

My first brush with one of Microsoft's greats -- Bob Muglia

BetaNews - Larry Seltzer - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The end of the Bob Muglia era at Microsoft is a memory-rouser for us who have been in the business for a while. Muglia has served in important roles with important products for a long time, ...

Pakistan Faces a Divide of Age on Muslim Law

New York Times - Carlotta Gall - ‎44 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Cheering crowds have gathered in recent days to support the assassin who riddled the governor of Punjab with 26 bullets and to praise his attack - carried out in the name of the Prophet Muhammad - as an act of ...

Alcoa Posts Highest Profit in 2 Years on Aluminum

Bloomberg - Natalie Doss - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Rodger Cox inspecting a roll of aluminum during processing in the Alcoa Warrick Operations plant in Boonville, Indiana. Photographer: Tom Strickland/Bloomberg Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Yu, ...

Brooks hits late free throws to help Rockets hold off Celtics

USA Today - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By Elsa, Getty Images BOSTON (AP) - Aaron Brooks (FSY) scored 24 points, hitting a pair of free throws with 18 seconds left after Boston cut a 12-point deficit to four and the Houston Rockets held on for a 108-102 victory over the Celtics on Monday ...

Hugh Hefner reaches deal to take Playboy private

Los Angeles Times - Dawn C. Chmielewski, Robert Channick - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than a half-century after launching Playboy from his South Side Chicago apartment, Hugh Hefner is buying back the bunny. Hefner, 84, reached a deal to acquire the shares of Playboy ...

Michigan's Brandon meets with LSU's Miles

Detroit Free Press - Mark Snyder, Michael Rosenberg - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Louisiana State football coach Les Miles, who played under Bo Schembechler at UM in the 1970s, said early this afternoon that he planned to meet with Michigan about replacing Rich Rodriguez.

In Detroit, Toyota Vows to Earn Trust

New York Times - Nick Bunkley - ‎1 hour ago‎
Akio Toyoda, the Toyota president, made his first visit to an American auto show, displaying the Prius V onstage in Detroit. By NICK BUNKLEY DETROIT - The auto show here this week is shaping up to be a celebration of the American car industry's ...

Bundle up, buckle down: More snow on the way

USA Today - Doyle Rice, Jon Ostendorff - ‎2 hours ago‎
By John Godbey, The Decatur Daily, via AP By Chuck Burton, AP By Larry Copeland, Charisse Jones and Doyle Rice, USA TODAY ATLANTA - The winter storm that crippled air and highway travel in much of the Southeast Monday will deliver another round of snow ...

AMD's CEO Resigns Suddenly, Board Cites Growth

ABC News - Jordan Robertson - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP By JORDAN ROBERTSON AP Technology Writer FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2008 file photo, Advance Micro Devices (AMD) CEO Dirk Meyer speaks at AMD headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

State's redevelopment agencies walloped in proposed budget

San Jose Mercury News - Tracy Seipel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Among the hardest hit in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $12.5 billion cuts Monday were the state's 400-plus redevelopment agencies, which -- if Brown has his way -- the legislature would phase out by July 1. "The governor appears not to ...

Statins may raise stroke risk in some: study

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - People who have had a type of stroke caused by bleeding in the brain should avoid taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, US researchers said on Monday.

Kepler's rocky exoplanet reaction round-up

USA Today - Dan Vergano - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Kepler-10b, as the planet is called, orbits 20 times closer to its star than Mercury does to our sun, ensuring 2500 degree Fahrenheit temperatures (or hotter) reign on the world, some 560 light years away from our own solar system.

Back-to-Back Pregnancies May Increase Autism Risk

WebMD - Denise Mann - ‎8 hours ago‎
Jan 10, 2011 -- Children born within one year of an older sibling may be three times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, according to a new study in the February issue of Pediatrics.
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