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Mubarak names his deputy and new PM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protests continue as Egyptian president appoints former spy chief as his vice-president for the first time. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has appointed the country's head of intelligence to the post of vice-president, in a move said to be a reaction ...
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Inside the White House's Egypt Scramble

Newsweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
As protests erupted in Egypt, Washington struggled desperately to find the right response to the crisis. For three days straight, as the Cairo crisis gathered momentum, they had hardly left their desks.
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Obama touts clean energy firm as way of future

Reuters - Larry Downing, Alex Dobuzinskis - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama speaks to the Families USA's 16th annual Health Action Conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington January 28, 2011.
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How Charlie Sheen's rehab impacts CBS' 'Men'

Entertainment Weekly - Lynette Rice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Image Credit: Cliff Lipson/CBSFor fans of Two and a Half Men, the news that Charlie Sheen would voluntarily enter a rehabilitation center was no doubt bittersweet: The 45-year-old actor could get the help that he needs even though his ...

German train crash leaves 10 dead

BBC News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
At least 10 people are reported to have died in a train crash in eastern Germany. A local passenger train and a goods train collided head-on in the state of Saxony-Anhalt late on Saturday, near the city of Magdeburg.

Chris Brown -- Hearing Had Zero to Do with Grammys - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chris Brown is not attending this year's Grammy Awards -- so the idea that he was in court yesterday to try and have the restraining order against him reduced just so he could go (and not risk running into Rihanna) is way off base ... this according to ...

Alpha agrees to buy Massey Energy for about $7.1 bln

Reuters - Michael Erman, Ann Saphir - ‎8 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Alpha Natural Resources (ANR.N) said on Saturday it agreed to a $7.1 billion deal to buy Massey Energy Co (MEE.

Study ties hot flashes to lower breast cancer risk

USA Today - Steven Reinberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
Here's some good news for women ever bothered by hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms: Your risk for breast cancer may be reduced as much as 50%, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle ...

Bruno Mars To Take Plea Deal In Drug Case - Mawuse Ziegbe - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Grammy-nominated singer will pay a fine and complete community service to get charge dismissed. By Mawuse Ziegbe (@mawuseziegbe) Bruno Mars is set to take a plea deal in a drug possession case he picked up after getting caught with cocaine in Las Vegas ...

Clijsters defeats Li for 1st Australian Open crown

Washington Examiner - Leon Saffelle - ‎7 minutes ago‎
By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia -- Kim Clijsters believes she's now earned the nickname she had for years in Australia.

Army guards Egypt's treasures

BBC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Angry protests have continued on the streets of Cairo, with some residents taking up arms to protect their property as night fell.

Tiger Woods 8 strokes behind leaders

ESPN - Bob Harig - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN DIEGO -- An impressive run of golf at Torrey Pines came to an end Saturday when Tiger Woods shot over par for the first time since 2002 in what is now called the Farmers Insurance Open.

Mother charged with killing 'mouthy' teens - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A Florida woman married to a military intelligence officer shot her son while driving him home from soccer and then killed her daughter, police allege.

Hankerson leads the way for North team in Senior Bowl

ProFootballTalk - Gregg Rosenthal - ‎31 minutes ago‎
All week at the Senior Bowl, I heard that the North team had most of the first-round talent. It certainly didn't look that way Saturday as Chan Gailey's South squad beat Marvin Lewis' North team 24-10 on Saturday.

Will Obama's 'Sputnik moment' fly?

Los Angeles Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
China's economic rise poses challenges, but comparisons to the US-Soviet space race may be risky. By Don Lee and David Pierson, Los Angeles Times In his State of the Union call to revitalize the economy, President Obama suggested that Americans today ...

Taliban claims deputy governor's assassination

ABC Online - Sally Sara - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assassination of the deputy governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar province. As Abdul Latif Ashna was leaving home to head to work, a suicide bomber riding a motorbike ...

Appreciate the NHL All-Star Game for what it is - Erik Erlendsson - ‎27 minutes ago‎
AP The All-Star Game is not about the game of hockey, it's about the sport, writes Erik Erlendsson.. By ERIK ERLENDSSON | The Tampa Tribune RALEIGH, NC - The concept of an All-Star Game is to put the best players in their respective sport on the same ...

Egypt unrest: Tough questions if revolution succeeds

BBC News - Yolande Knell - ‎1 hour ago‎
The ordered surroundings of the presidential offices where Hosni Mubarak officially appointed Omar Suleiman, his trusted intelligence chief, as his first deputy seemed a far cry from the anger and chaos that was clearly ...

Henslee family friend advocates for faster response on missing persons cases

Kalamazoo Gazette - - Paula M. Davis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Paula M. Davis | Kalamazoo GazetteWendy Boyd, family friend of Amy and James Henslee, gets a hug from another Henslee acquaintance, Cindy Foerster, following a press conference at Hartford City Hall on Saturday.

Ben Ali's Brother-in-Law Makes Canada Refugee Claim, CBC Says

Bloomberg - Greg Quinn - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Belhassen Trabelsi, the brother-in- law of ousted Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has filed a Canadian refugee claim, Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon told the CBC television network.

Insurers object to stock transfer letter

Detroit Free Press - Patricia Anstett - ‎11 hours ago‎
A coalition of private property and casualty insurers has written the state's insurance commissioner, taking issue with a letter he released this week that found legal a $125-million stock transfer in 2007 by Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

Reports say Egypt Web shutdown is coordinated, extensive

CNN - Mark Milian, Dan Simon - ‎Jan 28, 2011‎
(CNN) -- For the rocks and other projectiles that protestors are hurling in the streets of Cairo, Egypt's riot police have shields.

"Nuclear Sludge" Candies Recalled for High Lead Content

MedPage Today - Cole Petrochko - ‎4 hours ago‎
The US marketers of "Nuclear Sludge" imported from Pakistan issued a voluntary recall of their 0.3-oz. candy product because it contains elevated levels of lead that may cause health problems in some ...

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