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As unrest sweeps Egypt, president refuses to quit

The Associated Press - ‎29 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - In his first response to the unrest sweeping his nation, Egypt's president fired his Cabinet Saturday and promised reforms but refused to step down, setting the stage for perhaps even heavier street battles with protesters calling for an ...
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Kidnapper's car found in canal

Los Angeles Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Divers find no trace of Jose Esteban Rodriguez or 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas, who was pulled away from his grandmother. Cars are pulled from the Delta-Mendota Canal in the search for a kidnapper and a 4-year-old boy.
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Obama open to 'tweak' of health care, not repeal

BusinessWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama says he's open to efforts to "tweak" his health care overhaul, but will not stand by while Republicans try to take it apart.
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Without Internet, Egyptians find new ways to get online

Computerworld - Nancy Gohring, Robert McMillan - ‎50 minutes ago‎
IDG News Service - "When countries block, we evolve," an activist with the group We Rebuild wrote in a Twitter message on Friday.

Bill Haas leads PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines | Golf

Seattle Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A strong finish by Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson made them feel better about their rounds Friday on opposite ends of Torrey Pines, and better about their chances of catching Bill Haas in the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

What happened to ballots without Emanuel's name? Lockdown

Chicago Tribune - Dan Hinkel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nearly 300000 potential souvenirs from this year's thrill-a-minute Chicago mayoral race will remain on lockdown, at least until the election has passed, an election board official said.

Charlie Sheen Enters Rehab, Two and a Half Men Shut Down (88)

E! Online (blog) - Marc Malkin - ‎31 minutes ago‎
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Kessel takes 'Mr. Irrelevant' title, prizes in stride at All-Star draft - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Phil Kessel (right) was the last man picked in the NHL All-Star draft, just after Paul Stastny. RALEIGH, NC -- If memory serves, the last guy picked in my gym class in No.

US Stocks Fall, Preventing Longest Dow Streak of Weekly Gains Since 1995

Bloomberg - Whitney Kisling - ‎40 minutes ago‎
US stocks slid, preventing the longest stretch of weekly gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1995, as unrest in Egypt triggered the biggest one-day drop since November and overshadowed ...

Earlier Hormone Therapy Elevates Risk of Breast Cancer, Researchers Say

New York Times - Denise Grady - ‎4 hours ago‎
But there has been a lingering belief that for younger women in the early stages of menopause, hormone risks may be negligible, at least for a while.

Explosion in Kabul diplomatic district kills at least 8, injures 6

Washington Post - Joshua Partlow, Javed Hamdard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police and eyewitnesses say at least eight people were killed in an explosion that rocked a grocery store frequented by foreigners in Kabul.

At a Glance: Sara Lee's 2 new companies

BusinessWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP SARA LEE: One group of business units will keep the name Sara Lee and be based where the company is now, in Downer's Grove, Ill.

African Union in new move to end Ivory Coast crisis

Reuters - Richard Lough - ‎3 hours ago‎
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The African Union said on Friday it would form a panel of heads of state to solve the leadership crisis in Ivory Coast which would come up with a legally binding settlement within one month.

Demi Lovato Post-Rehab: First Pics! (PHOTOS)

Celebuzz - Tim Kenneally - ‎5 hours ago‎
Demi Lovato is a free woman, and from the looks of things she's enjoying every second of it. The 18-year-old Disney starlet, who was released from rehab on Friday after receiving treatment since late October, after engaging in a reported altercation ...

Indelible Name Added to a Roster of Regrets

New York Times - Daniel Acker - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Mets jacket is displayed during a media preview for an auction that includes personal items belonging to Bernard Madoff. By GEORGE VECSEY The Mets are seeking a partner, in the name of liquidity.

'The Mechanic': Jason Statham walks 'in Bronson's boots'

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bill Chartoff and David Winkler were knee-high to a grasshopper when their fathers began striking Hollywood gold, producing films as “Raging Bull” and “Rocky.

Officials say defense consultant died from assault

The Associated Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A federal defense consultant whose body was found in a Delaware landfill was assaulted and died of blunt force trauma, the state medical examiner's office said Friday.

British PM, Bill Gates announce large increase of funds for eradicating polio

Xinhua - Wang Guanqun - ‎4 hours ago‎
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron announced here Friday that Britain is going to double its commitment to the polio-eradication campaign from 30 million US dollars to 60 million dollars.

Pentagon: Training on end of 'don't ask, don't tell' to start in February

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
After the House voted to repeal the policy, the Senate took on the issue and also voted to lift the 17-year-old ban on gays in the military.

Jeff Fisher saw writing on the wall

Austin American-Statesman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mark Humphrey /AP Ex-Titans coach Jeff Fisher answers questions at a news conference Friday. He's gone after 17 seasons as Tennessee's coach.

Anonymous hacking suspects released on bail

The Guardian - ‎15 hours ago‎
The five people arrested in the UK in connection with a spate of online attacks in support of WikiLeaks were today released on police bail, while in the US the FBI has issued search warrants as part of its investigation into online group Anonymous.

Miami Heat's James give solo performance vs. Pistons - Barry Jackson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Missing his two costars, LeBron James responded with 39 points and a near triple-double to rescue the Heat from defeat. Miami Heat guard Eddie House celebrates after making a big free throw during a game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday, ...

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