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Netanyahu turns to Iran after narrow election win

Reuters - ‎8 minutes ago‎
By Alistair Lyon. JERUSALEM | Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:05pm EST. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's parliamentary election, shrugging off surprise losses to center-left challengers and vowing to stop ...
Israeli exit polls: Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu first, newcomer Yesh Atid a surprising ...
Polls: Netanyahu reelected, Lapid surprises with 18 mandates
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3 shot during argument at Houston-area college

USA TODAY - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Two men involved in fight were wounded. Maintenance man hit in leg by crossfire. Lone Star College. Students evacuated Lone Star College-North Harris, near Houston, after two men shot at each other inside a campus building.
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Japan PM gets inflation goal; next on list, a new Bank of Japan governor

Reuters - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto. TOKYO | Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:33pm EST. TOKYO (Reuters) - After pressuring Japan's central bank into overhauling monetary policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the change "epoch making".
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Singer Shakira, soccer star Gerard Pique welcome baby

Reuters - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:56pm EST. (Reuters) - Singer Shakira gave birth to her first child, a boy, on Tuesday in Barcelona, the Colombian pop star said on her website.
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UN Tightens North Korea Sanctions

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK—More than a month after North Korea put a satellite into space, the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday punished Pyongyang with more stringent economic sanctions for violating an international ban against the launch.
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Prince Harry on Afghan tour: 'Take a life to save a life'

USA TODAY - ‎7 hours ago‎
Harry's wartime role revealed as he completes Afghan tour. prince harry afghanistan. Britain's Prince Harry at a mission briefing at the British controlled flight-line at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand Province, where he was serving as an Apache ...
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Russia says it is not planning full Syria evacuation

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Alexei Anishchuk. MOSCOW | Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:51pm EST. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it had started evacuating scores of citizens who wanted to leave Syria but denied the move was the start of a mass exodus.
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US offers support in hunt for Algerian attackers

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Pentagon said that there were "strong indications" that al-Qaida in the Mahgreb (AQIM) was behind last week's attack on an Algerian gas field, raising the prospects of heightened US involvement in the French-led counter-insurgency in the region.
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House gears up to vote on temporary debt ceiling hike

USA TODAY - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Republicans want a three-month extension of the nation's $16.4 trillion debt limit to have more time to negotiate a longer-term budget agreement with President Obama and a Democratic Senate.
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Hasidic therapist gets 103 years in prison for sex abuse

Reuters - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Jonathan Allen. NEW YORK | Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:30pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - An ultra-Orthodox Jewish counselor was sentenced to 103 years in prison on Tuesday for sexually abusing a young female patient over three years in the insular ...
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Google Stems Ad-Price Dip In 4Q

Wall Street Journal
5 minutes ago
Written by
Amir Efrati
Google Inc. reversed the trend of slowing revenue growth in its core online-advertising business, signaling that the Internet giant is beginning to get a handle on how the consumer shift toward mobile devices is affecting the online-ad industry.
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Existing Home Sales Decline as US Supply Dwindles: Economy

Bloomberg - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sales of U.S. existing homes unexpectedly fell in December as supply shrank, underscoring the hurdles for an industry seeking to strengthen its recovery even as it completed its best year since 2007.
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Banks, commodity stocks lift S&P 500 to five-year high

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Rodrigo Campos
By Rodrigo Campos. NEW YORK | Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:13pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank and commodity shares led the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a fresh five-year closing high on Tuesday on hopes that the global economy continues ...
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Dish to close 300 Blockbuster stores

Denver Post
Jan 21, 2013
Written by
Andy Vuong
Dish Network Corp. will reduce its number of Blockbuster stores nationwide to about 500, closing about 300 stores in the coming weeks.
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Apple Removes 500px App from the App Store Over the Issue of Artistic Nudity

PetaPixel - ‎4 hours ago‎
If you were planning to install 500px's popular photo sharing app on your iPhone or iPad today, you're out of luck. The app was abruptly yanked from the iTunes App Store earlier today over the fact that users can search for photos showing artistic nudity.
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Justin Bieber tops Lady Gaga as Twitter's most-followed user

Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Christie D'Zurilla
It seems like only yesterday that Lady Gaga was celebrating 20 million Twitter followers from her No. 1 perch atop the microblogging site, with Justin Bieber chugging along in second place with more than 18 million.
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At Bolshoi, Regrets and a New Appointment

New York Times - ‎49 minutes ago‎
MOSCOW - Galina Stepanenko, a former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet, was named the company's acting artistic director on Tuesday, taking over for Sergei Filin, who was severely burned last week when a masked man threw acid in his face.
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ABC evicts 'Apt. 23'

Entertainment Weekly
1 hour ago
Written by
James Hibberd
The low-rated Tuesday night series is being removed from the network's primetime schedule. There's eight episodes left in the can (13 were ordered and shot this season; plus six were leftover from last season).
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Alicia Keys tweets inauguration pics

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
It was far from a typical ho-hum evening for songstress Alicia Keys on Monday night. Not only did the best-selling R&B artist perform at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball as part of the inaguration celebrations for President Obama, she recorded it all on Twitter.
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Tom Brady texts Ed Reed to apologize for sliding kick

USA TODAY - ‎43 minutes ago‎
He may not end up being penalized for the act, but Patriots quarterback Tom Brady apologized to Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed for a questionable foot-up slide against him in Sunday's AFC Championship game.
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Deep Space Industries wants FireFly ships to mine asteroids

TG Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
A few years ago, if a company had stepped up and said it planned to send unmanned spacecraft to explore the possibility of mining asteroids in near earth orbit, quite a number of us probably would have politely chuckled.
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DARPA Takes Aim At Space Junk

InformationWeek - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks help solving new technical challenges in an existing program aimed at refurbishing satellites that are already in orbit.
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Owners Took $16M Out of NECC

WGBH NEWS - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal agents investigate the offices of the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., on Oct. 23, 2012. The company's steroid medication has been linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
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Aspirin Linked to Blinding Eye Disease

WebMD - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jan. 22, 2013 -- Regular aspirin users are more likely to develop the “wet” form of age-related macular degeneration compared to people who rarely or never take the drug, a new study shows.
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Kids' Hospital Readmissions Vary Widely

MedPage Today - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Readmission rates vary widely across pediatric acute care hospitals, and multiple patient and disease factors contribute. Note that readmission rates rose significantly depending on the number of chronic conditions for individual patients, increasing from 5.4% ...

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