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BBC News
Will US spending bill stimulate the economy?
Reuters - 45 minutes ago
By Steve Holland - Analysis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Will spending $50 million to promote arts in the United States help stimulate the US economy?
House OKs $819B stimulus bill with GOP opposition The Associated Press
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ABC News
Salmonella Was Found at Peanut Plant Before
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By GARDINER HARRIS The Georgia food plant that federal investigators say knowingly shipped contaminated peanut butter also had mold growing on its ceiling and walls, and it has foot-long gaps in its roof, according to results of a federal inspection.
FDA: Peanut plant knew product was tainted with salmonella CNN
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Washington Post
Postal chief warns of service cuts
CNNMoney.com - 2 hours ago
By Julianne Pepitone, CNNMoney.com contributing writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The US Postal Service may be forced to eliminate a day of mail service because the economic downturn has led to plummeting volume and revenue, the postmaster general said ...
Postal Service seeks to stop Saturday mail to stave off $6bn loss Financial Times
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ABC News
US envoy to meet Palestinian head
BBC News - 41 minutes ago
George Mitchell, Barack Obama's new envoy to the Middle East, is to hold talks with Palestinian leaders amid continuing violence in the Gaza Strip.
Former US, Israeli ambassadors give envoy Mitchell some advice Jerusalem Post
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Washington Post
Sri Lanka Criticizes Red Cross Report on Humanitarian Crisis
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By Paul Tighe Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Sri Lanka’s government criticized as inaccurate a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross on a humanitarian crisis in the north, where the army is trying to defeat the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil ...
Sri Lanka urged to protect Tamil civilians Financial Times
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BBC Afrique
Obama presses South Africa on Zimbabwe
Reuters - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with South African President Kgalema Motlanthe and said Pretoria had an important role to play in helping resolve Zimbabwe's political crisis, the White House said on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe: Negotiators to Meet Thurs to Iron Out Outstanding ... AllAfrica.com
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ABC News
Senators receptive as Gore pushes for climate change legislation ...
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
By Frank Davies WASHINGTON - For Al Gore and Congress, two years and a presidential election make a big difference when it comes to tackling global warming.
Gore testifies that US must act quickly to reduce carbon emissions The Miami Herald
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ABC News
Gov. Blagojevich to appear before Illinois Senate
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
Rod R. Blagojevich will make the closing argument in his impeachment trial but will not take questions from senators, Senate President John J. Cullerton says.
Blagojevich wants to speak at impeachment trial, lawmaker says CNN
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The Republican - MassLive.com
Patrick proposes deep cuts to state budget
The Republican - MassLive.com - 40 minutes ago
by The Republican Newsroom By DAN RING BOSTON - Gov. Deval L. Patrick, seeking to close massive budget deficits, on Wednesday proposed an aggressive use of state reserves, deep cuts in local aid and about $600 million in new or increased taxes and fees ...
Massachusetts unveils plan to close $1.1 bln deficit Reuters
Patrick proposes new taxes, deep cuts Boston Globe
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ABC News
RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks up on US stimulus hopes, Fed helps dlr
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Eric Burroughs HONG KONG, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Asia stocks climbed on Thursday while the dollar gained as investors took heart from the US Congress making headway on a $825 billion stimulus spending package and other efforts to stem the financial ...
Fed Keeps Rate Near Zero, Prepared to Buy Treasuries Bloomberg
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BBC News
Starbucks to Cut 6700 Jobs After Earnings Fall 69%
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By Courtney Dentch Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Starbucks Corp., the world’s largest chain of coffee shops, said it will cut 6700 jobs and close 300 more stores after reporting first-quarter profit that fell more than analysts estimated.
Starbucks Brews A Bitter Cup Forbes
Starbucks cutting jobs, closing more stores Bizjournals.com
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Sky News
Boeing to Chop 10000 Jobs
BusinessWeek - 4 hours ago
By Joseph Weber With demand for commercial jets losing altitude, Boeing (BA) reported a $56 million net loss for the fourth quarter of 2008 and said it is taking some tough steps to keep itself aloft.
Boeing Plans to Cut 10000 Jobs as Demand Weakens Bloomberg
Boeing hit by first big cancelled 787 order Financial Times
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EfluxMedia News
Gmail offline: A guided tour
CNET News - 1 hour ago
In short, people familiar with Gmail already are mostly familiar with its offline incarnation, which Google said it's releasing gradually to its users in coming days.
Google Takes First Software-Plus-Services Step CRN
Google gets competitive, taking Gmail users offline Computerworld
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Google and universities offer tool to detect Net filtering, blocking
CNET News - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON--Is your Internet provider unreasonably interfering with your network traffic, and perhaps even running afoul of Net neutrality principles?
Google, Partners Release Net Neutrality Tools PC World
Google Aims To Expose Network Meddling InformationWeek
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Mars Rover Disoriented Somewhat After Glitch
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By KENNETH CHANG On the 1800th Martian day of its mission, NASA’s Spirit rover blanked out, and it remains a bit disoriented. Mission managers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
Aging Mars rover’s glitches puzzle NASA MSNBC
NASA probing trouble with long-running Mars rover Computerworld
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PC World
House vote keeps digital TV deadline intact
San Francisco Chronicle - 3 hours ago
(01-28) 15:31 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- Despite a unanimous vote by the US Senate to delay the Feb. 17 deadline to transition to digital television, the changeover will proceed as planned following a vote Wednesday by the House of Representatives.
House Defeats Bill to Delay Digital TV Transition ABC News
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E Canada Now
NBC Making the Most of Its Super Bowl Coverage
New York Times - 3 hours ago
By BRIAN STELTER THE biggest Super Bowl advertiser is often the network broadcasting the game. On Sunday, for the first time in 11 years, NBC will show the game, the nation’s most-watched event, and executives hope the network’s five minutes of free ...
Cash4Gold snaps up a slot for Super Bowl XLIII ad USA Today
NBC says Super Bowl ad sales nearly done Reuters
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"Thriller" video director sues Jackson for profits
Reuters - 6 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The director of the influential music video "Thriller" has sued pop star Michael Jackson over his share of profits from the 14-minute work.
For video star Ola Ray, it was the 'Thriller' of a lifetime New York Daily News
Landis to Jacko -- This Time It's Personal TMZ.com
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USA Today
Steelers Secondary Embraces Challenge of Stopping Cardinals ...
New York Times - 44 minutes ago
By ALAN SCHWARZ TAMPA, Fla. - Rod Woodson is among the Steelers’ great defensive backs, so great that he is very likely to become a first-ballot Hall of Famer on Saturday.
Breaking down some crazy Super Bowl bets FOXSports.com
Undrafted players will play important roles in Super Bowl XLIII Dallas Morning News
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Bleacher Report
Hackett named Raiders' QB coach; Board added to lead defensive line
The Canadian Press - 33 minutes ago
ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders added two more assistant coaches to their leaderless staff on Wednesday, making Paul Hackett their quarterbacks coach and hiring Dwaine Board to mentor the defensive line.
Gilbride won't be Raiders coach New York Daily News
Looks like Cable indeed San Francisco Chronicle
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Mickelson wants to put his putting woes in past
USA Today - 1 hour ago
By Reed Saxon, AP By Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - As debuts go, the FBR Open is as good a place to start as any for Phil Mickelson.
Enclosed 16th hole will be a tough test at PGA Tour's FBR Open The Canadian Press
Long putts have that sinking feeling at FBR Open ESPN
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Mackay Daily Mercury
Donate a kidney; you'll feel good and be just as healthy
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 46 minutes ago
Living donors' life spans and risk for various diseases, including kidney disease, were the same or better as non-donors, University of Minnesota researchers find.
Kidney donors have a normal life span, study finds Los Angeles Times
Most Kidney Donors Lead Long, Healthy Lives U.S. News & World Report
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California Asks Removal of Prison Overseer
New York Times - 46 minutes ago
By MALIA WOLLAN SAN FRANCISCO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state attorney general, Jerry Brown, filed a motion on Wednesday in Federal District Court here to remove the receiver charged with overhauling California’s decrepit prison health care ...
Schwarzenegger seeks end to prison oversight The Associated Press
California asks judge to end prison health care receivership San Jose Mercury News
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Mercury found in kid foods
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
Most nutritionists view high-fructose corn syrup consumption as a major culprit in the nation's obesity crisis. The inexpensive, highly concentrated sweetener flooded the American food supply in the early 1980s, when the nation's obesity rate began to ...
Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury Washington Post
Mercury Found In Everyday Food Products WSMV
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Daily Mail
LAPD: Dad in family's murder-suicide awash in debt
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Awash in debt, behind on his mortgage and recently fired from his job at a hospital, Ervin Lupoe was planning on leaving California.
Father of five kills family after losing job guardian.co.uk
Laid-off worker kills family Straits Times
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Spiegel Online
Chinese Premier Injects Note of Optimism at Davos
New York Times - 8 hours ago
Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday. By CARTER DOUGHERTY DAVOS, Switzerland - At this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, the word “optimist” comes across as an ironic joke, ...
Russia and China blame crisis on debt binge Reuters
China sets itself growth target and says it can be met through ... Times Online
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Times Online
Rabbis may halt Vatican talks over Holocaust-denying priest
guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has threatened to break off normal dialogue with the Vatican over its decision to lift the excommunication of a Catholic priest who claimed that no Jews died in gas chambers during the second world war.
Pope Voices Support for Jews, Rejects Holocaust Denial Washington Post
The pope and the Jews Salon
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