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NYPD Questions Gov. Paterson's Son About Credit...

NBC New York - Jonathan Dienst - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Governor Paterson's son was taken into police custody on the Upper West Side Tuesday for allegedly possessing a credit card that did not belong to him.

Brown's daughters call for Coakley to take down ad

Boston Globe - Matt Viser - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Republican Scott Brown's two daughters this afternoon called on their father's Democratic rival, Martha Coakley, to take down a television ad that highlights an amendment that Brown filed in 2005 that in certain cases would ...

'Special Report' Panel on Senate Majority Leader's Racial Remark About Obama

FOXNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
This is a rush transcript of "Special Report With Bret Baier" from January 11, 2010. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

Death of nuclear scientist could lead to crackdown on enemies of state

Times Online - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist on his own doorstep sounds like an incident straight out of a juicy spy novel. Or so the Iranian authorities would have us believe.

Tony Blair gave secret promise to George Bush over Iraq invasion

Times Online - David Brown - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Tony Blair promised George Bush that Britain would support military action by the United States to overthrow Saddam Hussein in a series of secret notes written a year before the invasion of Iraq.

Turkey demands apology from Israel over envoy 'slight'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Turkey has demanded that Israel apologise over what it called the "discourteous" way its ambassador was treated during a diplomatic meeting.

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Somali charged in New York in more ship hijackings

Reuters - Edith Honan, Stacey Joyce - ‎52 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A Somali teenager extradited to New York last year on charges he attempted to hijack a US ship in the Indian Ocean pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to taking part in two additional attacks.

Three reasons why Sarah Palin joined Fox News

Christian Science Monitor - Peter Grier - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sarah Palin is already a multimillionaire and a best-selling author. Why put up with the hassle of being a contributor for Fox News?

Female Lawmakers in Albany Speak in Support of Gillibrand

WNYC - Ailsa Chang - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Sources: Obama likes national health exchange by Ailsa Chang NEW YORK, NY January 12, 2010 —Amidst reports that former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford Jr.

Bank Of America Sets Management Team

CNNMoney.com - Kathy Shwiff - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Bank of America Corp. (BAC) settled on its management team in the wake of the ascendance of Brian Moynihan to the bank's helm last week, although many of the faces will remain the same.

Yahoo unloads Zimbra to VMware

MarketWatch - John Letzing - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Yahoo Inc. has agreed to sell email technology unit Zimbra, a start-up that it acquired for $350 million little more than two years ago, to VMware Inc. as the Sunnyvale, Calif.

New York Fed Faces House Subpoena Over AIG Bailout

BusinessWeek - Hugh Son - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York may be compelled to hand over documents related to American International Group Inc.'s government bailout after the chairman of a House oversight committee said he will issue a ...

Google Nexus One Leaves Customers Sour

Wired News - Priya Ganapati - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google's Nexus One phone may have been one of the most anticipated devices of the last few weeks. But since the smartphone's launch last Tuesday it has left a string of unhappy customers.

Microsoft will not deny report of Windows Mobile 7 delay to 2011

BetaNews - Scott M. Fulton, III - ‎1 hour ago‎
Last Sunday, former Tom's Hardware correspondent Theo Valich, now editor-in-chief of Bright Side of News, referred to sources from at least five smartphone manufacturers plus Microsoft ...

Earth to Get Close Shave Wednesday From Newly Discovered Asteroid

Wired News - Alexis Madrigal - ‎1 hour ago‎
An asteroid 30 to 50 feet across will pass by the Earth at just more than one-third the distance between the Earth and the Moon on Wednesday.

ABC profits from, but says no pleasure in NBC woes

Reuters - Jill Serjeant, Cynthia Osterman - ‎37 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Jan 12 (Reuters) - ABC television entertainment chief Stephen McPherson said on Tuesday the network benefited from NBC's failed prime-time experiment with "The Jay Leno Show" but took no pleasure in its rival's woes.

Simon Cowell's Greatest 'American Idol' Critiques

MTV.com - James Montgomery - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Over the past eight seasons of "American Idol," Simon Cowell has been an endless fount of witticisms, put-downs and downright bizarre metaphors (to ginger-haired troubadour John Stevens, in season three: "You and Latin music go ...

POLL: 'Spider-Man 4' Is Dead... But Is It A Good Thing?

MTV.com - Rick Marshall - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tobey Maguire has left his left the webs behind and Sam Raimi has left the building, folks. "Spider-Man 4" is dead, and a new "Spider-Man" franchise is primed to launch in 2012.

Canseco: McGwire still lying about steroid use

Chicago Tribune - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Jose Canseco accused Mark McGwire of calling him a liar Tuesday and said the disgraced slugger was not being entirely truthful and upfront when he admitted Monday to steroid use.
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Atlanta makes next World Cup cut

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Doug Roberson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Atlanta could be one of the host cities should the United States win the rights to the World Cup in 2018 or 2022. The city is one of 18 finalists that were announced today by the US World Cup bid committee.

Pete Carroll: 'Almost dreamlike' to be Seattle Seahawks coach

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pete Carroll was formally introduced as head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks today, telling reporters he was eager to get started on his second tour of duty in the NFL.

H1N1 Shots Widely Available, but Do People Want Them?

ABC News - Lauren Cox - ‎5 hours ago‎
A few months ago lines worthy of a rock concert formed around flu clinics as people clamored for the limited number of H1N1 vaccines.

Committee Approves Calif. Pot Legalization Bill

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Its first victory could also be the last gasp for a California bill that would treat marijuana as alcohol is for taxation and regulation.

Scientists back bigger bottoms

ABC Online - Carly Laird - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shapely: Fuller figures, like Kim Kardashian, may not be so bad for you if you keep the weight off your stomach. (Getty Images: Evan Agostini for Becca, file photo) A new study may have discovered one of the reasons why a bulging ...

The Other Plot to Wreck America

New York Times - Frank Rich - ‎Jan 9, 2010‎
THERE may not be a person in America without a strong opinion about what coulda, shoulda been done to prevent the underwear bomber from boarding that Christmas flight to Detroit.

College Jobs: Second Thoughts

Wall Street Journal - Stephen Kreider Yoder, Isaac S. Yoder - ‎Jan 10, 2010‎
ISAAC: My first semester at college was as fun and stimulating as I had hoped. Several classes already have changed my way of thinking, and I have a group of new friends.

UAE sheikh acquitted in taped beating

CNN - Caroline Faraj, Stan Grant - ‎Jan 10, 2010‎
Part of the evidence against Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan was a three-hour video of the alleged incident. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) -- A United Arab Emirates sheikh was acquitted Sunday of charges connected to the videotaped beating and ...

Captain Obvious Learns the Limits of Cool

New York Times - Maureen Dowd - ‎Jan 9, 2010‎
He had applied the freshness of his independent thought to the critical matters at hand. He had convened his seminar, reviewed the reviews, analyzed the intelligence every which way, thought anew about everything, and lo and behold, ...

The Rise of the Part-Time Smoker

Wall Street Journal - Melinda Beck - ‎6 hours ago‎
Half of the US population lives in areas where smoking is banned in workplaces, bars and restaurants. More than 70% of Americans don't allow smoking in their homes, including about half of current smokers.