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New York Daily News
US Senate Confims Obama Choice for Treasury Secretary
Voice of America - 1 hour ago
By VOA News The US Senate has confirmed the nomination of Timothy Geithner as US Treasury Secretary, despite criticism over his failure to pay some $30000 in taxes some years ago.
Geithner Sworn In as Obama’s Treasury Secretary Bloomberg
INSTANT VIEW: Senate backs Geithner as Treasury Secretary Reuters
The Associated Press - New York Times - Wall Street Journal - Washington Times
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ABC News
Sprint job cuts to total 8000
CNNMoney.com - 4 hours ago
By Julianne Pepitone, CNNMoney.com contributing writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. will cut a total of about 8000 jobs by March 31, the company said Monday.
Sprint will cut 8000 jobs San Antonio Business Journal Bizjournals.com
Premier firms shed 35000 jobs Washington Times
AdAge.com - The Associated Press - Los Angeles Times - Forbes
all 1,159 news articles »

ABC News
Senate Approves Delay in Switch to Digital Television
Washington Post - 53 minutes ago
By Kim Hart The Senate tonight approved a four-month delay in the nation's transition to all-digital television to give consumers more time to prepare for the switch.
Senate passes bill to delay digital TV switch Reuters
Senate OKs 4-month delay to digital TV changeover The Associated Press
Houston Chronicle - PC Magazine - Wall Street Journal - CNET News
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Two plead guilty in US to supporting Tamil Tigers
Reuters - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Two men accused of belonging to a US branch of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to funnel resources to the rebel group, a court spokesman said.
Sri Lanka nears victory in long war with Tamil Tigers Christian Science Monitor
Xinhua - The Associated Press - Radio Australia - Times of India
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Voice of America
Obama: Mideast peace envoy to engage "vigorously"
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Matt Spetalnick and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Monday that his new Middle East envoy George Mitchell would engage vigorously in the quest for Israeli-Palestinian peace and expressed confidence he would ...
Obama seeks ‘genuine progress' as Mitchell begins Mideast trip The Miami Herald
Obama's Mideast envoy brings record of patience The Associated Press
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - Xinhua - Ynetnews - Metro Boston
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Voice of America
Gaza War Gives Bigger Lift to Israel’s Right Than to Those in Power
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By ISABEL KERSHNER JERUSALEM - With two weeks to go before the Israeli elections, the politicians who seem to have benefited the most from the military offensive against Hamas in Gaza are those who were not involved in planning or carrying out the war.
Reporter's diary: Gaza's tunnels Aljazeera.net
Bloomberg - Ha'aretz - The Associated Press - Jerusalem Post
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Obama Directs Regulators to Tighten Auto Rules
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON - President Obama directed federal regulators on Monday to move swiftly on an application by California and 13 other states to set strict limits on greenhouse gases from cars and trucks.
Wash. gov hopeful about car emissions standards Seattle Times
International Herald Tribune - Christian Science Monitor - San Jose Mercury News - The Associated Press
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Prison shutdown questioned
San Jose Mercury News - 50 minutes ago
By BRENDAN RILEY AP Writer CARSON CITY, Nev.—A move to close the old Nevada State Prison was questioned Monday by state lawmakers, who demanded more details and said the proposed shutdown might not produce the Gibbons administration's estimate of a $37 ...
Prison Closure Plan Draws Fire KOLO
Lawmakers skeptical of plans to close Nevada State Prison KRNV
Lahontan Valley News
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BBC News
Fiscal hawk Democrats seek Obama budget commitment
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama not only has to convince skeptical Republicans to back the $825 billion economic stimulus package, he must also win over fiscally conservative Democrats who are demanding he work on ...
Officials: Family planning money may be dropped The Associated Press
Borger: Obama, GOP on their first date CNN
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Pfizer to buy Wyeth for $68 billion
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Jessica Hall and Lewis Krauskopf PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer will halve its dividend and raise $22 billion in debt to buy rival Wyeth for $68 billion in an acquisition aimed at softening the blow of losing its biggest product to generic ...
Pfizer-Wyeth Deal An Early Test For Obama Antitrust Policy CNNMoney.com
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Netflix posts higher fourth-quarter profit
Reuters - 2 hours ago
* Company outperforms revenue, subscriber growth targets * Streaming is 'energizing our growth'-CEO * Shares rise 7 percent in after-hours trade (Recasts first paragraph with costs, streaming growth; adds analyst comment, forecast; adds byline) By Gina ...
Netflix profit jumps 45% as expenses decline MarketWatch
Netflix budgets $175 million for buying back stock The Associated Press
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Texas Instruments profit falls, to cut 12 pct jobs
Reuters - 1 hour ago
* Q4 adjusted EPS 21 cents beats Wall St view 12 cents * Sees possible Q1 loss, to cut 12 pct workforce * Plans to downscale, rather than sell, merchant chip unit * Shares up 5 pct in after-hours trading (Adds analyst commentary) By Sinead Carew NEW ...
Texas Instruments to shed 3400 jobs The Associated Press
Texas Instruments tallies and cuts BetaNews
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PC World
What's New With Internet Explorer 8 RC1
PC World - 58 minutes ago
Microsoft is readying the final release of its browser Internet Explorer 8. Here are images of IE release candidate 1 along with descriptions of the features.
Worth the wait for IE 8 RC 1? CNET News
Microsoft is accused by EU again BBC News
Washington Post - PC Magazine - InformationWeek - eWeek
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Snow blankets Mid-Missouri
Jefferson City News Tribune - 33 minutes ago
By News Tribune staff from NWS sources A Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for Mid-Missouri until 6 pm Tuesday.
Why Isn't It Snowing A Lot This Winter? KFDA
Ice storm blacks out part of Plains, glazes roads The Associated Press
Bellingham Herald - Poughkeepsie Journal - News Enterprise - Norwich Bulletin
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BlackBerry Storm sales reported just one fifth that of iPhone
Apple Insider - 3 hours ago
By Aidan Malley A late launch and buggy software may have led Research in Motion to sell just half a million of its first touchscreen BlackBerry in the final weeks of 2008 -- a fifth of what Apple's iPhone 3G reportedly achieved in the same quarter.
BlackBerry Storm customers complain CNET News
RIM shares fall on report of BlackBerry glitches BusinessWeek
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Slumdog Millionaire Is Tops at Sag Awards
New York Times - 45 minutes ago
In an awards season almost as thrilling as winning the 20-million-rupee prize on an Indian game show, the cast of “Slumdog Millionaire” received the Screen Actors Guild’s award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast at a ceremony on ...
Doug Allen steps down from SAG Variety
Doug Allen steps down from SAG posts Hollywood Reporter
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The Associated Press
China's Year of the Ox not so bullish
The Associated Press - 7 hours ago
BEIJING (AP) - China welcomed the arrival Monday of the Year of the Ox with fireworks-filled celebrations, but the country's economic worries have already cast the new year in a more sober light.
Lunar New Year: The Year of the Ox Los Angeles Times
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - BBC News - Washington Post - Houston Chronicle
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‘The Graveyard Book’ Wins Newbery Medal
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By MOTOKO RICH Neil Gaiman, a renowned author of science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels and comics aimed at adults, won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s most outstanding contribution to children’s literature on Monday.
Gaiman's 'Graveyard' wins top kid-lit award USA Today
The horror! Neil Gaiman's spooky book wins Newbery The Associated Press
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Boston Globe
Super arrivals: Cardinals and Steelers in Tampa
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 23 minutes ago
By BARRY WILNER AP FOOTBALL WRITER TAMPA, Fla. -- The pilot of their airplane stuck a team flag out the cockpit window as the Arizona Cardinals landed in a place few could have imagined.
Cardinals’ Super Bowl Trip Has Leinart Taking Notes New York Times
Warner, Whisenhunt lead young Cardinals into Tampa The Associated Press
Sports Network - Tampa Tribune - Naples Daily News - Reuters
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Pettitte holding onto his pinstripes
MLB.com - 8 hours ago
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com Yankees GM Brian Cashman held a conference call with Pettitte on Monday afternoon to announce that they agreed to a one-year contract, allowing the veteran to help open the Yankees' new stadium as a member of the rotation.
Andy Pettitte signs one-year, incentive-laden deal with Yankees New York Daily News
Pettitte, Yankees agree at $5.5 million The Associated Press
New York Times - SportingNews.com - Sports Network - Rotowire
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Astros re-sign hurlers Geary, Rodriguez
MLB.com - 1 hour ago
By Alyson Footer / MLB.com HOUSTON -- The Astros participated in two arbitration hearings in 2008, but they won't have to go through that exercise this year.
Astros sign Rodriguez, Geary to one-year deals Houston Chronicle
Astros avoid arbitration with Wandy Rodriguez Denver Post
The Crawfish Boxes - USA Today - Astros.com - Sports Network
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Mom Logic
Octuplets born 'screaming and kicking' in Calif.
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) - A woman gave birth to eight babies in Southern California on Monday, the world's second live-born set of octuplets.
Octuplets born in Bellflower Los Angeles Times
Calif. mother delivers octuplets — 'they're doing well' USA Today
NBC Bay Area - KXXV News Channel 25 - NBC Los Angeles - Examiner.com
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Inside INdiana Business (press release)
Peanut Plant Was Cited for Violations
New York Times - 6 hours ago
By RONI CARYN RABIN The processing plant in Georgia that produced peanut butter tainted by salmonella has a history of sanitation lapses and was cited repeatedly in 2006 and 2007 for having dirty surfaces and walls and grease residue and dirt build-up ...
Starbucks pulls peanut butter products Bizjournals.com
Starbucks pulls peanut butter products in US, Canada Reuters
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Remove Second Breast to Prevent Cancer?
WebMD - 2 hours ago
By Miranda Hitti Jan. 26, 2009 -- When a woman has a mastectomy to remove breast cancer in one breast, what should she do about the other breast?
New trend in breast cancer treatment WFIE-TV
New Approach Estimates Women’s Risk of Cancer in Second Breast Bloomberg
CBS 3 - Washington Post - Reuters - Houston Chronicle
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Blagojevich Calls Illinois State Senate Impeachment Trial a ...
FOXNews - 3 hours ago
Gov. Rod Blagojevich declared his innocence Monday, calling the Illinois State Senate impeachment proceedings a "kangaroo court.
Transcript Excerpts: Cynthia McFadden Interviews Gov. Rod Blagojevich ABC News
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White House: Obama thinks oil prices won't stay low
Reuters - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama believes that oil and other energy prices are not likely to stay cheap for long, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said on Monday.
Obama to Direct More From Bailout Fund to Consumers Bloomberg
A new White House targets an old problem Virginian Pilot
AFP - CBS News - Washington Post - Buffalo News
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The Associated Press
Clinton climate change envoy vows 'dramatic diplomacy'
Reuters - 6 hours ago
By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton named a special envoy on Monday to lead US efforts to fight global warming and forge new international accords on reducing carbon emissions and developing clean energy ...
Clinton Names Special Envoy for Climate Change Voice of America
Secretary Clinton Picks Climate Change Policy Advisor Red, Green, and Blue
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