Southern Pines Pilot - - 32 minutes ago
My college sociology professor always gave his classes term papers that we knew would take half a semester of solitary confinement in the graduate library.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Accused Sept. 11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried and convicted and is likely to be executed, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said on Sunday.
White House holds out hope for 9/11 trial Herald Sun
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Photo: AP In this photo taken Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, new Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, left, is seen with his comrade Waliur Rehman during his meeting with media in Sararogha of South Waziristan tribal area along the Afghanistan border.
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SANAA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Yemen rejected a ceasefire offer from Shi'ite rebels on Sunday and said fighting was continuing, as neighbouring Saudi Arabia accused the insurgents of mounting sniper attacks inside its ...
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KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters should drop their demand that US and NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan before peace talks can be held, President Hamid Karzai said on Sunday, saying talks would make it easier for troops to leave.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama on Monday will unveil a budget that must balance his short-term political imperative to boost jobs, while convincing investors he has a credible plan to curb record deficits over ...
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Los Angeles Times - 14 hours ago
President Obama and other officials have disagreed about the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling allowing corporations to spend money on campaigns.
Congress prepares for a battle over campaign finance Washington Post
Obama v. Alito: Political dust-up during State of the Union Christian Science Monitor
New York Times - - 8 hours ago
By AP RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A winter storm that crossed in a nearly straight line dumping snow, sleet and ice this week from northern Texas to Washington was heading off the Atlantic coast early Sunday.
Snowstorm dumped up to 8 inches; Route 52 causeway now open Press of Atlantic City
Snow blankets southern New Jersey, but spares northern counties The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
BusinessWeek - - 11 hours ago
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- The US Transportation Department didn't object to a remedy Toyota Motor Corp. proposed for flawed gas pedals, a department official said, clearing the way for the company's plan to fix ...
Video: AP Sources: Govt Clears Toyota Gas Pedal Fix The Associated Press
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Wall Street Journal - - 12 hours ago
Amazon.com Inc. has removed all e-book titles published by Macmillan from Amazon and its Kindle e-reader site in a battle over pricing, according to a statement issued by Macmillan late Saturday.
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Bankers have indicated that they may agree to far-reaching reforms, as the World Economic Forum in Davos ends. Top regulators warned that they could take drastic action to take some of the risk out of the financial industry.
Government officials, bankers meet in Davos BusinessWeek
CNET - - 18 hours ago
I was at Apple's iPad launch on Wednesday, and maybe it was just Steve Jobs' reality distortion field, but I don't quite understand why the haters are piling on.
Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism New York Times
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PC World - - 20 hours ago
Now that AT&T has taken its lumps from competitors and users over the size of its 3G network, the company is determined not to be caught flat footed again.
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People Magazine - - 33 minutes ago
Dressed in a floor-length yellow gown and chandelier earrings, Caressa Cameron, a 22-year-old broadcast journalism student at Virginia Commonwealth University, won the title of Miss America 2010 on Saturday night at the Planet ...
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MTV.com - Jan 29, 2010
For weeks, Hollywood's thespians have been a busy bunch, from a slew of awards ceremonies to the Sundance Film Festival. But this weekend, the spotlight will be on the music industry's best and brightest with the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In a historic first, three women will each vie for the top three prizes at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, with Taylor Swift likely to prolong her fairy-tale success story.
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DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Robert Karlsson (FSY) of Sweden shot a 7-under 65 to win the Qatar Masters by three strokes Sunday. The 40-year-old Karlsson made seven birdies to finish 15-under 273 at Doha Golf Club for his 10th European Tour victory, ...
Karlsson wins Qatar Masters to end drought MiamiHerald.com
Reuters - - Jan 29, 2010
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Bill and Melinda Gates said on Friday they would spend $10 billion over the next decade to develop and deliver vaccines, an increased commitment that reflects progress in the pipeline of products for immunizing children ...
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From the US government to the United Nations, the warnings last spring were that H1NI was going to infect billions of people and kill hundreds of thousands.
H1N1 replaces seasonal flu Nashua Telegraph
Flu vaccines available at health departments Ironton Tribune
Medscape - - Jan 30, 2010
January 29, 2010 - Government departments today implemented a law requiring that health insurance cover mental and physical illnesses to the same extent.
New Rules Promise Better Mental Health Coverage New York Times
Wall Street Journal - - Jan 29, 2010
At Sunday's awards show, Lady Gaga is expected to play a duet on a single piano with Elton John. She is nominated for five awards, including record of the year, but that's less important than her broader impact on music culture in the ...
New York Times - - Jan 26, 2010
At Bierkraft in Park Slope, Brooklyn, customers bring their own growlers and fill them with fresh draft beer. They drink it there, or take it out.
CNN - - Jan 27, 2010
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Wired News - - 13 hours ago
You know you can't obtain an iPad for least three months, but you may not know the reason you can't even buy one in advance: Apple has not yet obtained the necessary Federal Communications Commission approval to unleash it on the ...
New York Times - - Jan 27, 2010
The young woman seated next to us at the sushi bar exuded a vaguely exotic air; her looks and style, we thought, made it likely that she was not American born.