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Anonymous Threatens Justice Department over Hacktivist Death

KTXL - ‎28 minutes ago‎
(CNN) - In anger over the recent death of an Internet activist who faced federal charges, hackers claiming to be from the group Anonymous threatened early Saturday to release sensitive information about the U.S.
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Deadly Riots Erupt Across Egypt on Anniversary of Revolution

New York Times - ‎Jan 25, 2013‎
CAIRO - Violence erupted across Egypt on Friday as tens of thousands of demonstrators filled Tahrir Square to mark the second anniversary of the country's revolution with an outpouring of rage against the rise to power of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Chavez starting more medical treatment in Cuba

Houston Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has defeated a respiratory infection and has begun additional medical treatment in Cuba after struggling with complications following cancer surgery more than six weeks ago, a government ...
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Burt Reynolds 'feeling better' but still in Florida ICU, rep says

CNN International - ‎16 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Having fended off sheriffs, car racers, backwoods locals and more during his long career on the silver screen, actor Burt Reynolds is successfully fighting flu symptoms in a Florida hospital, his representative said Saturday.
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Azarenka repeats as Aussie champ - ‎13 hours ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP). Victoria Azarenka overcome an often hostile crowd to win back-to-back Australian Open titles, beating Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a dramatic final on Saturday that contained a break for fireworks, two medical timeouts and a nasty fall ...
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Sundance Film Festival wraps up with Ashton Kutcher giving spot-on ...

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARK CITY, Utah - The 2013 Sundance Film Festival ended Friday with a spot-on turn by Ashton Kutcher in the terrifically entertaining “jOBS, ” a biopic of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Kim Vows to Defend North Korea's Dignity Against US Hostility

Businessweek - ‎51 minutes ago‎
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to defend his country against hostility from the U.S. after the totalitarian state said last week it will test a nuclear weapon.
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Egypt army enters Port Said in attempt to quell riots

Jerusalem Post - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Death toll reaches 41 in three days of violent protests after judge announces death penalty for 21 soccer fans on trial for 2012 stadium disaster, in which 74 people died; Egypt's national defense council calls for dialogue.
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French, Malian forces capture Gao rebel stronghold

Reuters - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By Richard Valdmanis and Yann Le Guernigou. KONNA, Mali/PARIS | Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:45pm EST. KONNA, Mali/PARIS (Reuters) - French and Malian forces fighting Islamist rebels took control on Saturday of the rebel bastion of Gao, the biggest military ...
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Friar accused of abuse in 2 states kills himself

USA TODAY - ‎22 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Franciscan friar accused of sexually abusing students at Catholic high schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania killed himself at a western Pennsylvania monastery, police said Saturday.
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Thousands March for Gun Control

Daily Beast - ‎1 hour ago‎
Carrying signs reading “Gun Control Now,” “We Are Sandy Hook,” and “What Would Jesus Pack?,” thousands of people marched from the Capitol to the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
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Bloomberg pledges $350 million to Johns Hopkins University

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has pledged a $350 million gift to Johns Hopkins University to support interdisciplinary research and student financial aid, a commitment that will push his lifetime donations to his alma mater to more than $1 billion, the ...
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Kerry fields questions on Iran and Syria

Worcester Telegram - ‎16 hours ago‎
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington for the start of his confirmation hearing to become the next top diplomat, replacing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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Virginia Democrats criticize electoral vote changes they once supported

Washington Examiner - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Democrats in Virginia and across the country have derided a Republican effort to change how some states award their Electoral College votes in presidential elections.
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Davos ends with warnings on economy

The Daily Telegraph - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE crisis mood is gone, but that doesn't mean we can slip back into our old ways - that's the message from top international finance officials wrapping up the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Apple's Tim Cook gives workers kudos for strong quarter

CNET - ‎Jan 25, 2013‎
Wall Street may have been disappointed by Apple's first quarter, but the company's CEO congratulates his employees for record results.
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BitTorrent takes on Dropbox with Sync sharing and backup service (blog)
Jan 25, 2013
Written by
Devin Coldewey
BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer service that many associate primarily with piracy, has unveiled Sync, a file backup and syncing service that has some similarities to Dropbox and other cloud storage apps.
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Director Abrams to helm new Star Wars, fans say force with him

Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
By Piya Sinha-Roy. Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:50am EST. (Reuters) - Sci-fi filmmaker J.J. Abrams will direct "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co said after days of speculation, giving hope to many long-suffering fans who were disappointed by the last three ...
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British singer Morrissey hospitalized with suspected infection

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:58pm EST. (Reuters) - British rock singer Morrissey was hospitalized in metro Detroit with a suspected bladder infection, further disrupting his U.S.
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Little Separating Djokovic and Murray as They Battle (Again)

New York Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia - Down championship point in the fifth set of the 2012 United States Open final, Novak Djokovic blasted a forehand return with maximal power and minimal restraint, trying to repeat the magic lightning bolt of a shot that had bailed him ...
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Avs lose big at San Jose, but Gabriel Landeskog OK after hit to head

Denver Post
14 minutes ago
Written by
Adrian Dater
January 27, 2013 12:16 AM GMTUpdated: 01/26/2013 05:16:25 PM MST. Colorado's Ryan O'Byrne fights with San Jose's Brad Stuart during the first period on Saturday in San Jose.
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Vote: Should Celtics Fans Cheer for Ray Allen on Sunday? - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ray Allen, LeBron James. The Boston Celtics, who find themselves buried in the Eastern Conference and Atlantic Division standings at 20-23, will go toe-to-toe with one of the former members of the Big Three on Sunday.
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Dung Beetle Uses The Milky Way For Navigation, First Animal Found To Do So - ‎5 hours ago‎
The dung beetle is now the first animal proven to use the light of the Milky Way for orientation and navigation, thanks to new research from Wits University.
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The Hard Decision Not to Rescue an Ailing Dolphin

New York Times (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
As a seven-foot dolphin struggled in the filthy waters of Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal on Friday, onlookers - both on the canal's freezing banks and on the Internet, where the animal's throes were widely broadcast - questioned the decision by the Riverhead ...
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Investors shrug at pie in the sky plans to mine asteroids, moon

Fox News
12 hours ago
Written by
Jeremy Kaplan
A slew of space entrepreneurs are trying to convince investors that there's gold -- and platinum and other precious minerals -- inside asteroids, just waiting to be mined.
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FDA Panel Recommends More Restrictions on Vicodin and Other Hydrocodone ...

About - News & Issues
2 hours ago
Written by
Carol Eustice
On Friday, January 25, 2013, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 19 to 10 to recommend moving hydrocodone combination drugs, such as Vicodin, Lortab, and Norco to the schedule II category of controlled substances.
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Decline in Hamilton's smoking rates may have hit a wall - ‎11 hours ago‎
National Non-Smoking Week draws to a close Saturday, but in Hamilton and across the province, efforts to reduce the number of smokers is an issue tackled 365 days of the year.
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Flu, weather drain blood donation supplies

USA TODAY - ‎12 hours ago‎
While there are no shortages yet, agencies are experiencing low levels in several types of blood and are encouraging people to give blood if they're healthy.