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Google chief's $334 million payday: Update

CNNMoney - Colin Barr - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Like a harried regulator stepping into the revolving door to Wall Street, Google CEO Eric Schmidt will spend the next year restocking his bank account.
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Hu urges closer US-China ties as world powers

The Associated Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chinese President Hu Jintao denied his country is a military threat despite its arms buildup and pressed the US on Thursday for closer cooperation between the global powers.
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Kobe Bryant: It's 'Stupid' That Nuggets Fans Are Booing Carmelo Anthony

FanHouse - Chris Tomasson - ‎1 hour ago‎
DENVER -- Carmelo Anthony had just scored 35 points and his Denver Nuggets had just beaten Oklahoma City for one of their biggest wins of the season.

The Parents Television Council Won't Let a Raunchy Teen Drama Go to Waste

New York Magazine - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Following reports that Viacom executives have ordered Skins producers to tone the series down, the Parents Television Council couldn't resist the temptation to blow something out of proportion while simultaneously giving it more press.

S. Fla. officers killed on duty in the last 30 years - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nov. 19, 1992: Hialeah police Sgt. Pedro Cainas dies several days after being shot in the head while responding to a complaint about a gun-toting man who refused to turn down his radio.

Larynx Transplant On California Woman Successful

NPR - Sarah Varney - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approx. 7:00 pm ET A surgical team in California today announced they had done something spectacular - they replaced the larynx of a 52-year-old woman who hadn't been ...

HP Shakes Up Its Board Of Directors

Wall Street Journal - Ian Sherr - ‎33 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) said Thursday it was replacing four board members and adding a fifth, part of sweeping changes that come less than six months after the exit of former Chief ...

George Clooney caught malaria in Sudan

Reuters - Thomas Mukoya, Jill Serjeant - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Actor George Clooney gestures during an interview with Reuters in Southern Sudan's capital Juba, January 8, 2011. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - George Clooney contracted malaria during a trip to Sudan earlier this month, but is now fully cured, ...

Protesters Call for Ban of Tunisian RCD Party

Voice of America - Lisa Bryant - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP Tunisia's transitional government met for the first time as protesters hardened their calls for the former ruling Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD) party to be dissolved and banned.

Bears' Harris, Packers' Zombo are starters who don't practice

NFL News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Defensive starters Chris Harris of the Chicago Bears and Frank Zombo of the Green Bay Packers didn't participate in practice Thursday, three days before Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

As Iran talks begin, concerns of complacency grow

Jerusalem Post - Herb Keinon - ‎1 hour ago‎
By HERB KEINON AND AP Israeli officials defend Dagan's statement about mid-decade Iranian timeline, say it proves bomb not inevitable and there is still time to act.

GLOBAL MARKETS-China rate concerns roil stocks, commodities fall

Reuters - Daniel Bases - ‎37 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Global equities and commodity prices fell on Thursday after robust Chinese economic growth prompted fears the world's second-largest economy would try to choke off excessive demand that is fueling inflation.

26.2 millon viewers for 'Idol' premiere

USA Today - Gary Levin - ‎27 minutes ago‎
American Idol returned for a 10th season Wednesday minus Simon Cowell— and nearly 4 million viewers. TV's No. 1 series, which reliably jump-starts Fox's ratings each winter, averaged 26.2 million viewers for Wednesday's ...

JFK and Obama: Their Similarities and Differences

CBS News - Mark Knoller - ‎11 minutes ago‎
(CBS) History shows that despite their differences in ideology, most US presidents have qualities in common with their predecessors.

Kat Von D's Engagement Ring: The Inside Scoop!

People Magazine - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Kat Von D and Jesse James may not look like the most traditional couple at first glance, but when it came time to pick out an engagement ring, it was a classically elegant style that won out.

Fed's Antismoking Efforts Get Passing Grade

WebMD - Salynn Boyles - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Jan. 20, 2011 -- Federal efforts to reduce smoking in the United States are being applauded by the American Lung Association, but the group says most states are still doing far too little to help smokers quit and keep nonsmokers from ...

The Big Winner in the Golden Globe Fallout? Ricky Gervais' Career

Hollywood Reporter - Tim Appelo - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The current issue of The Hollywood Reporter looks at the aftermath of Sunday's award show and how the comedian's career could actually thrive.

Kidnap victim reunited with family after 23 years

ABC Online - Lisa Millar - ‎6 minutes ago‎
The victim of a high-profile kidnapping case has been reunited with her mother 23 years after being snatched from a New York hospital.

Meg Whitman joins H-P board in shake-up

MarketWatch - Benjamin Pimentel - ‎57 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday announced a major board shake-up as it named five new directors, including ex-eBay Chief Meg Whitman, to replace four departing ones.

Giffords Shows Improvement, Doctors Say

Wall Street Journal - Tamara Audi - ‎3 hours ago‎
TUCSON, Ariz.—US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D., Ariz.) moved her lips in what may have been attempts to speak and could be walking in two months, her husband and doctors said at a news conference here Thursday.

Walmart launches healthy foods initiative to reduce salt, sugar and fats

Los Angeles Times - Linda Shrieves - ‎1 hour ago‎
Walmart is getting on Michelle Obama's bandwagon, announcing today that it will start selling healthier foods. The four-year plan, which company officials announced in Washington with the First Lady, ...

Area lawmakers make good on promise to repeal health care

Chicago Sun-Times - Susan Frick Carlman - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Local Republicans in Congress this week are following through on their pledge to try to turn back last year's health care reform measures, voting Wednesday to repeal the Patient ...
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