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Kodak Files for Bankruptcy as Digital Era Spells End to Film

BusinessWeek -
By Dawn McCarty and Beth Jinks Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Eastman Kodak Co., the photography pioneer that introduced its $1 Brownie Camera more than a century ago, filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors after consumers worldwide moved from film to ...

A Q&A on contested Internet anti-piracy bills

Fox News -
| AP WASHINGTON - Online piracy costs US copyright owners and producers billions of dollars every year, but legislation in Congress to block foreign Internet thieves and swindlers has met strong resistance from high-tech companies, spotlighted by ...

Gingrich rising in SC, but in time to edge Romney?

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
By THOMAS BEAUMONT AP EASLEY, SC - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drawing big, enthusiastic crowds and fending off new attacks from GOP front-runner Mitt Romney while reveling in a strong debate performance and a nod from tea party ...

Captain in cruise ship disaster says he fell out of the ship during evacuation

Fox News -
ROME - An Italian dad and his 5-year-old daughter. A retired American couple treating themselves after putting four children through college.

'American Idol' season premiere recap: Just Peachy

Entertainment Weekly -
By Annie Barrett | Published Jan 19, 2012 Oooooooo-ee! It's back! The show we grew up with! Ha, hardly. But these kids -- oh, these precious little kids.

Obama, GOP back in tussle over oil pipeline

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and the US Congress are back where they were before Christmas, locked in an election-season tussle over a proposed 1700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.

Iran's UN Ambassador Says Closing Strait of Hormuz Is an Option

BusinessWeek -
By Peter Hirschberg Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said closing the Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for about a fifth of the world's oil trade, is an option if his country's security is endangered.

Pakistan court adjourns contempt case against PM

Reuters -
By Qasim Nauman and Serena Chaudhry | ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned a contempt hearing for Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in a case that could push him from office and is adding to growing pressure on the ...

US uncovers Iranian effort to help Syria evade oil embargo

Fox News -
WASHINGTON - US officials have uncovered an effort by Iran to help Syria mask its oil exports and evade an American and European embargo, in a potent new sign of Tehran's campaign to bolster Syrian President Bashar al Assad as his regime cracks down on ...

As snow slows, roads get dangerous in Pacific Northwest

By the CNN Wire Staff Seattle (CNN) -- Snow would continue to taper off in parts of the Pacific Northwest Thursday, a day after heavy snow fall made some normally busy streets in Seattle looked more like ski runs.

Body parts found near Hollywood sign puzzle police

By William M. Welch, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES - First it was a severed human head. Then a hand, then another, and then a pair of feet, all turned up in a normally placid urban wilderness park near the famed Hollywood sign.

California High-Speed Rail Authority via Bloomberg

Bloomberg -
Enlarge image California High-Speed Rail California High-Speed Rail California High-Speed Rail Authority via Bloomberg The California High-Speed Rail station in San Jose, California is seen in this artist rendering.

'Rockefeller' murder hearing starts in LA

Boston Herald -
By Helen Kumari and Laurel J. Sweet ALHAMBRA, Calif. - The face of Christian Gerhartsreiter - who spun grand tales to convince his well-heeled East Coast wife and neighbors that he was a Rockefeller - was a blank page yesterday as prosecutors unveiled ...

Goldman's Profit Falls, but It Beats Expectations

New York Times -
By SUSANNE CRAIG Brendan McDermid/ReutersThe Goldman Sachs post on Wednesday at the New York Stock Exchange. The bank's stock rose 6.8 percent.

IMF Seeks More Funds to Gird for Euro Crisis

Wall Street Journal -
By SUDEEP REDDY WASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund wants to raise hundreds of billions of dollars to boost its financial firepower—despite US resistance—to cope with the effects of Europe's debt crisis.

Obama Campaign to Air First Television Ad Today in Swing States

BusinessWeek -
By Julianna Goldman Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is releasing its first 2012 broadcast advertisement as his team seeks to counter attacks and get a jump on Republicans while they battle over selecting their ...

Mitt Romney Sent Millions to Mormon Church

ABC News -
Underscoring the prominent, if little discussed role that Mitt Romney played as a Mormon leader, the private equity giant once run by the GOP presidential frontrunner carved his church a slice of several of its most lucrative business deals, ...

While Romney skips 'personhood' forum, his rivals tout their antiabortion ...

Los Angeles Times -
By Seema Mehta, John Hoeffel and Kim Geiger GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney was the only candidate who did not take part in a “personhood” forum put on by antiabortion activists, but he was an undeniable presence at the gathering taking place ...

Newt Gingrich gave praise to private equity in '09

The Boston Globe -
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Newt Gingrich has been helped this week by a strong debate performance and questions over Mitt Romney's tax rate.

New Facebook apps let users share key events

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Social media giant Facebook released dozens of new applications to let users catalogue every aspect of their lives, from movies to books to food to fashion, and share them with friends.

AT&T introduces larger, costlier data plans: $30 for 3GB, $20 for 300MB

Apple Insider -
By Mikey Campbell In a bid to cope with ever increasing data usage from subscribers, AT&T has introduced new data plans for smartphone and tablet users, adding additional cap space but also charging customers more.

iPhone Wins Back Android Losses

InformationWeek -
Newest figures from Nielsen show that Apple's iPhone 4S, which launched in October, grabbed back marketshare during the fourth quarter of 2011.

How to brand a fest: Sundance Film Festival 2012

Chicago Tribune -
After years of representing a scrappy arts institute and its film festival, the name "Sundance" has grown to stand for a cable channel, a film distribution label, two online VOD rental outlets, a chain of theaters and film programs around the country ...

Mark Wahlberg apologizes for 9/11 comments

Reuters -
| LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Mark Wahlberg apologized on Wednesday for saying events may have turned out differently had he been on one of the planes that crashed on 9/11, after incurring the wrath of critics and one victim's widow.

It's a Dehumanizing Business, Becoming Top Dog

New York Times -
Oh, Mr. Romney, have you met Richard, Duke of Gloucester? A front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination might benefit from a sit-down with the title character of “Richard III,” or the version of him that is being embodied with ...

Darvish, Texas Agree to $60M, 6-Yr Deadline Deal

ABC News -
By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Japan's best pitcher and the Texas Rangers agreed before Wednesday's deadline to a $60 million, six-year contract.

Williams, Djokovic Into 3rd Round in Australia

ABC News -
Serena Williams was only two points from her 500th career match win when she tumbled to the court in the second round of the Australian Open.

Wizards vs. Thunder: Nick Young scores 22 in second half to help Washington ...

Washington Post -
Jordan Crawford tossed the ball skyward from near halfcourt and John Wall soared to catch it and dunked with two hands. Wall swung on the rim, let out a guttural scream and violently batted away the ball as the once-angry fans at Verizon Center ...

Billups' last-second 3 lifts Clippers over Mavericks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chauncey Billups hit a winning 3-pointer with one second left as the Los Angeles Clippers stunned the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 91-89 on Wednesday night.

Did ancient Peruvians indulge by eating popcorn?

The State Column -
A new study finds that ancient Peruvians may have indulged in the consumption of popcorn. A new study finds that people living along the coast of northern Peru were eating popcorn 1000 years earlier than previously thought.

Rare turtle released into Cambodia river -
Release of the Southern River terrapin at a ceremony on the Sre Ambel River in Cambodia. The turtle has been equipped with a satellite tag, which will allow WCS conservationists to track it.

Women Receive Bone Tests Too Often for Osteoporosis, Study Finds

BusinessWeek -
By Sarah Frier Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Many women who get screened for osteoporosis may not need it, suggesting current guidelines may spur extra tests, increasing costs and unnecessary treatment, a study found.


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