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Sen.-elect Scott Brown kept to a tight schedule Thursday, meeting on Capitol Hill with five members of the bipartisan Senate leadership, and kept to an even tighter script: Mr.
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WASHINGTON—Corporations, labor unions and other political entities are gearing up to play a larger role in elections in 2010 and beyond after a decision by the US Supreme Court to strike down elements of campaign-finance law.
Video: Ruling Could Unleash Flood of Campaign Cash The Associated Press
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The executive editor of the National Enquirer says he plans to enter his paper's work on the John Edwards scandal for a Pulitzer Prize.
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US Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that the government of Yemen has recently shown a new commitment to fighting the growing presence and influence of al-Qaida on its soil.
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Israel and the Palestinians have questioned each other's commitment to peace amid the launch by George Mitchell, the US envoy for the Middle East, of a new round of shuttle diplomacy.
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BBC News - 6 hours ago
Mass funerals have been taking place in the central Nigerian city of Jos, where fighting between Muslims and Christians has left hundreds dead.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fourth in a string of winter storms, said to be the heaviest to hit Southern California in five years, swept into the area on Thursday, and 800 homes remained evacuated under threat of mudslides.
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AP A former aide to Gov. Mike Easley has been indicted on 51 counts for allegedly receiving personal gain while performing government actions.
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FOXNews - 3 hours ago
Newly inaugurated Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will deliver the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Wednesday.
Virginia governor to deliver GOP response to Obama Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 36 minutes ago
President Obama has acquired the sudden appetite for a fight to rein in Big Finance. But he needs something else even more: a coolheaded understanding of where the riskiness really lies in the banking sector.
Video: Obama Steps Up Campaign Against Wall Street The Associated Press
BusinessWeek - - 8 minutes ago
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall about 2.3 million vehicles to fix sticking accelerator pedals, following its biggest-ever recall in the US last year for a similar danger.
Toyota recalls another 2.3 million vehicles MarketWatch
MarketWatch - 30 minutes ago
By MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc.'s fourth quarter report has a few items under the hood that may make the case for some bigger acquisitions by the Internet giant this year.
Google CEO Touts Across-The-Board Performance Wall Street Journal
Register - 55 minutes ago
Updated Update: This story has been updated to clarify what has changed with DRM and Amazon's Digital Text Platform. No-DRM, Amazon says, was always the default with the platform.
Amazon Moves to Emulate Apple With Kindle Apps Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 7 hours ago
With the new tablet device that is debuting next week, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is betting he can reshape businesses like textbooks, newspapers and television much the way his iPod revamped the music ...
PC World - - 1 hour ago
As Nokia takes on Google with turn-by-turn voice navigation on select smartphones, the worst nightmares of GPS device makers are coming true.
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ABC News - - 37 minutes ago
AP FILE - In this Oct 8, 2007 file photo image originally provided by CBS, David Letterman appears on the "Late Show with David Letterman," in New York.
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USA Today - - 1 hour ago
By Merie Wesimille Wallace, CBS Films By Claudia Puig, USA TODAY He yells, sputters and glowers his way through the ultra-ordinary and well-intentioned Extraordinary Measures, which feels like a barely gussied-up Lifetime movie.
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Reuters - - 20 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Cablevision Corp (CVC.N) and Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI.N) have reached a fee agreement after weeks of negotiations, and the Food Network and HGTV channels will return to Cablevision within the hour, ...
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ESPN - - 3 hours ago
IRVING, Texas -- Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.
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Washington Post - - 20 minutes ago
Tiger Woods looks seedy in what the National Enquirer claims are the first photographs placing him at a sexual rehabilitation clinic in Hattiesburg, Miss.
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NBC New York - - 12 minutes ago
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Worcester Telegram - - 2 hours ago
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Washington Post - - 28 minutes ago
AP WASHINGTON -- US newborns are arriving a little smaller, says puzzling new Harvard research that can't explain why. Fatter mothers tend to produce heavier babies, and obesity is soaring.
Birth Weights Are Falling in US Wall Street Journal
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Telegraph.co.uk - - 15 hours ago
The first tablets to fight multiple sclerosis dramatically reduce the chances of symptoms returning, new studies show. By Kate Devlin, Medical Correspondent The treatments will allow patients to escape the need for painful and time consuming injections ...
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TIME - - Jan 18, 2010
A woman watches bodies being bulldozed from the streets by the UN in Port-au-Prince on Jan. 16, 2010 The day after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, Christian televangelist Pat Robertson sparked outrage ...
FOXNews - - Jan 18, 2010
The code that was used to hack Gmail accounts in China is now publicly available on the Internet, and security experts are urging computer users throughout the world to be highly vigilant until a patch can be developed.
CNN - - 7 hours ago
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New York Times - - Jan 18, 2010
EMERGENCY Jared Dienst had walked to a park with his mother after school let out one day in June 2008 when he complained of a headache.
CNN - - 9 hours ago
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