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Executives Skeptical Obama Can Deliver

Wall Street Journal - Dana Mattioli - ‎17 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama made some concessions to the business community in his State of the Union address Tuesday, saying he'd like to lower the corporate tax rate and foster US job growth and innovationMany chief executives reacted ...
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Egypt's Protests Turn Ugly as the Regime Changes Tactics

TIME - Abigail Hauslohner - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo January 26, 2011. Thousands of Egyptians defied a ban on protests by returning to Egypt's streets on Wednesday and calling for President Hosni Mubarak to ...
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Deficit Outlook Darkens

Wall Street Journal - Damian Paletta, Janet Hook - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—The federal budget deficit will reach a record of nearly $1.5 trillion in 2011 due to the weak economy, higher spending and fresh tax cuts, congressional budget analysts said, ...
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For Tiger Woods and others, golf is all head games

USA Today - Steve DiMeglio - ‎26 minutes ago‎
SAN DIEGO - Hall of Famer Ben Hogan, who dug his game out of the dirt with relentless practice to win nine major championships and 64 PGA Tour titles, paid homage to the demanding mental aspect of golf when he said the ...

Bombing in Russia highlights discrimination faced by those from Caucasus

Los Angeles Times - Sergei L. Loiko - ‎1 hour ago‎
With terrorists from the Caucasus region blamed for the attack, life for one young man may get even tougher. 'They will never accept me as an ordinary Russian because my hair and eyes are dark.

Jimmy Buffett -- Released from Hospital!

TMZ.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jimmy Buffett has left the hospital where he was treated today after suffering injuries from an onstage fall at a Syndey, Australia concert.

Implants Linked to Rare Lymphoma

New York Times - Denise Grady - ‎2 hours ago‎
Breast implants may cause a small but significant increase in the risk of an extremely rare but treatable type of cancer, the Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday.

Motorola Mobility sees slowdown in Verizon sales

The Associated Press - ‎32 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., the cell phone maker that recently broke away from Motorola, on Wednesday said the company is already seeing a slowdown in sales of its phones in Verizon stores, as consumers are waiting for ...

Giffords Cleared for Rehab

MedPage Today - Todd Neale - ‎2 hours ago‎
US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been transferred from a neurotrauma ICU to an inpatient rehabilitation facility, two-and-a-half weeks after getting shot through the head at a public meeting.

Karzai's pick for parliament speaker accused of atrocities

MiamiHerald.com - Saeed Shah - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan warlord who's accused of gross human rights violations and who was once close to Osama bin Laden has received the backing of President Hamid Karzai for the important post of speaker of the new parliament, ...

Rafa Slammed, Hurt, Goes Down Fighting

San Francisco Chronicle - Greg Couch - ‎4 hours ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia -- So history is lost. Rafael Nadal is out. Even he can't win on one leg. Nadal hurt his hamstring in the first few minutes, and then limped on, tried on, fought on.

Dow Average Tops 12000 as Fed Maintains Stimulus, Sales of New Homes Jump

Bloomberg - Rita Nazareth, Nikolaj Gammeltoft - ‎3 hours ago‎
A cement mason, works on the foundation of a new home under construction in Cary, North Carolina. Photographer: Jim R. Bounds/Bloomberg US stocks rose, sending the Dow Jones ...

Calif city denies appeal, mosque will be built

The Associated Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) - The City Council voted early Wednesday to allow about 150 Muslim families to build a mosque in Temecula after months of angry debate over the plan that included protests and letter-writing campaigns.

New NASCAR point system rewards winning

FOXSports.com - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Rea White has been covering NASCAR full time since 1998. She has won awards from press agencies in Alabama and North Carolina and the National Motorsports Press Association.

Interpol confirms issuing global alert for Ben Ali

Xinhua - Xiong Tong - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) confirmed on Wednesday that it had issued a global alert for the arrest of Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his six relatives.

Michael Fassbender to star in "Prometheus"

Reuters - Pamela McClintock - ‎27 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Michael Fassbender will star opposite Noomi Rapace in "Prometheus," 20th Century Fox studio's science-fiction project that was once an "Alien" prequel.

AT A GLANCE: Fed To Continue Bond Purchases As Economy Improves

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday unanimously decided to continue buying government bonds to boost the economic recovery, even as they acknowledged that the US economy looks in better shape and three of the four new Federal Open Market Committee ...

MTV stands by racy teen drama "Skins"

Reuters - Jill Serjeant, Todd Eastham - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Cast members from the MTV drama series 'Skins' are shown in this undated publicity photograph. A television watchdog group, on January 20, 2011 asked the US government to open a child pornography investigation into the new MTV series ''Skins.

Allen Stanford incompetent for trial: judge

Reuters - Steve Campbell, Dan Levine - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Texas billionaire Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal courthouse in Houston, in the custody of US marshalls, June 25, 2009. By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Financier Allen Stanford is incompetent to stand trial at this time over accusations ...

Packers will take team photo on Friday with injured players

USA Today - Sean Leahy - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Green Bay Packers will take their official Super Bowl on Friday with their players from injured reserve participating, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported on Wednesday.

Study finds no rise in post-abortion mental issues

CNN - Lynne Peeples - ‎3 hours ago‎
While the rate of psychiatric problems was unchanged in women who had an abortion, it spikes in women who carry babies to term, study says.

Homeland Security to replace color-coded terror alerts

USA Today - Alan Levin - ‎12 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The color-coded terror alert system that has greeted travelers at airports since shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings is being phased out, the government will announce today.

Share this: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page is hacked

NetworkWorld.com - Robert X. Cringely - ‎37 minutes ago‎
An unknown hacktivist took control of the Facebook founder's fan page. If Zucky can be hacked, are any of our profiles safe? By Robert X. Cringely, InfoWorld Apparently it is possible to share too much on Facebook, even if your name is Mark Zuckerberg ...

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