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Outcry Grows Fiercer After Funding Cut by Cancer Group

New York Times -
The nation's leading breast cancer advocacy organization confronted the growing furor Thursday over its decision to largely end its decades-long partnership with Planned Parenthood, with rising dissension in its own ranks and a roiling anger on the ...
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Trump to Romney: Go get 'em

(CNN) -- Celebrity business magnate Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney for president Thursday, telling reporters he will not mount an independent campaign if Romney is the Republican nominee.

Roseanne Barr is running for president as a Green Party candidate

Los Angeles Times -
Roseanne Barr has filed the official paperwork necessary to run for the Green Party nomination for president of the United States.

Can Brady turn around recent poor performances?

By Tom Pedulla, USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS - As the New England Patriots celebrated their 23-20 win against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game, quarterback Tom Brady fumed.

Zuckerberg Remains the Undisputed Boss at Facebook

New York Times -
Since the moment he dropped out of Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg has stayed remarkably focused on two things: Facebook, and being the boss of Facebook.

Madonna crazy for Eli

New York Daily News -
INDIANAPOLIS - When you stop to think about it, Madonna is a lot like the Giants. She lives in New York. She is constantly turning over her roster (of tunes) to reinvent herself.

In Clashes With Police, Egyptians Unleash Fury Over Soccer Riot Deaths

New York Times -
CAIRO - The police in several Egyptian cities on Thursday night battled with thousands of die-hard soccer fans angry at the military-led government's failure to prevent dozens of deaths at a soccer riot in Port Said the previous night.

UN Drops Call for Syrian Arms Embargo

New York Times -
UNITED NATIONS - Security Council ambassadors reached a wobbly consensus on Thursday on a draft resolution demanding a halt to the violence in Syria, diplomats said, but it still faces the key hurdle of approval by the governments of the Council's 15 ...

Minor Senate bill transformed into broad reform package

Washington Post -
In a sign of just how unpopular Congress has become, rank-and-file senators hijacked a debate over a narrowly tailored ethics bill and won broad approval Thursday of a more far-reaching reform package that would impose new conflict-of-interest rules ...

Parents say slain agent's death exposed flaws of gun-running operation

By Moni Basu, CNN (CNN) -- Brian Terry's life serves as inspiration to those who knew him. His death, a thorn in the side of the federal government.

Adoption might cost Goodman

Palm Beach Post -
FDLE allows you to search by county, city, ZIP code and/or pattern for a last name. By Jane Musgrave WEST PALM BEACH - While millionaire John Goodman's adoption of his girlfriend sparked an uproar nationwide, it also hurt the polo mogul's ability to ...

Rival CEOs Face Toughest Test Yet of Cooperation

Wall Street Journal -
By JOHN W. MILLER And DANA CIMILLUCA Any merger between Glencore International AG and Xstrata PLC would require close cooperation between their respective chief executives, Ivan Glasenberg and Mick Davis, who have worked together before on deals that ...

US Justice Department indicts Swiss bank Wegelin

Reuters -
By Lynnley Browning (Reuters) - The United States indicted Wegelin, the oldest Swiss private bank, on charges that it enabled wealthy Americans to evade taxes on at least $1.2 billion hidden in offshore bank accounts, the US Justice Department said on ...

Why is Romney the way he is?

Chicago Sun-Times -
Mitt Romney finds himself in a familiar position. He's back as the front-runner in the Republican presidential sweepstakes. And he has the conservative commentariat again barking at his heels demanding that he prove he is an authentic man of the right ...

Romney unconcerned with Gingrich's Florida delegate challenge

CBS News -
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was "not concerned" with his opponent's intent to challenge Florida's delegate allegation.

Blending politics and religion, Obama says his policies are an extension of ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, from Wall Street reform to his calls for the wealthy to pay higher taxes.

Minimum wage rates may climb this year

By Paul Davidson, USA TODAY At least 17 states recently raised the minimum wage or are considering doing so in 2012, the most in at least six years.

Internet operator VeriSign admits it was hit by hacks

Fox News -
WASHINGTON - VeriSign, the internet services company responsible for sending web users to the right place when they type in a particluar .

Sony Rises on Optimism Hirai Will Rebuild Company: Tokyo Mover

BusinessWeek -
By Naoko Fujimura Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Sony Corp. jumped the most in more than 10 months in Tokyo trading after incoming Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai said he will close down some underperforming businesses to help revive the unprofitable ...

Facebook will never charge you… because it already does -
Following the Facebook IPO are old concerns about a pay-for model being introduced to the site but don't worry--you're already giving Facebook what it wants.

'Woman in Black': Stylish take on old-school horror

By Claudia Puig, USA TODAY Miles away from Hogwarts, Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe tangles with a shrouded wraith in The Woman in Black (* * * out of four, PG-13, opens Friday).

Box Office Preview: 'Chronicle,' 'Woman in Black,' 'Big Miracle' Take on Super ...

Hollywood Reporter -
Moviegoing is traditionally a wash on the day of the game, putting pressure on films to pile up points on Friday and Saturday. Twentieth Century Fox's genre superpowers pic Chronicle goes head to head this weekend with CBS Films' horror-thriller The ...

Demi Moore's daily diet: Red Bull, lettuce, a tablespoon of tuna

Chicago Sun-Times -
BY BILL ZWECKER February 2, 2012 6:46PM D emi Moore is lucky to have attentive daughters - especially Rumer Willis - and several longtime friends who are really there for her as the actress struggles to face alleged drug problems and an eating disorder ...

Rangers aware of Hamilton drinking reports -
By TR Sullivan / | 02/02/12 10:51 PM EST ARLINGTON -- The Rangers acknowledged published reports that outfielder Josh Hamilton was seen earlier this week drinking in a Dallas-area bar, but have otherwise declined to comment.

Rose and Bulls Take Care of Knicks

New York Times -
After Derrick Rose's fabulous display of acrobatics and speed, after Amar'e Stoudemire's funk-busting scoring spree, the Knicks' night came down to one dramatic 30-foot heave from Carmelo Anthony with time expiring.

Rivers leads No. 5 Duke past Virginia Tech 75-60

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Changes to the starting lineup. A team ban on social media. A bus ride to Blacksburg. By Don Petersen, AP Duke's Austin Rivers steals the ball from Virginia Tech's Erick Green during the Blue Devils' 75-60 win in first in ...

New "Super Earth" Found at Right Distance for Life

National Geographic -
An artist's depiction of GJ 667Cc orbiting a red dwarf, with its binary companion stars in the distance. A new planet—probably a rocky super-Earth—has been found squarely within its star's habitable zone, making it one of the best candidates yet to ...

Claim of 2nd UFO in Baltic Sea Needs to be Further Explored -
During the month of July, an ocean exploration team that was led by Swedish researchers found what some have said is a flying saucer sitting on the floor of the sea.

Brains may be wired for addiction

BBC News -
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Red areas show parts of the brain more active in drug users. Blue regions are abnormally decreased in drug users.

What to do if you have recalled birth control pills

Boston Globe -
By Deborah Kotz With news spreading of Pfizer's recent recall of 1 million birth control pills, Boston physicians have been dealing with a flood of phone calls from patients worried that they might be facing an unplanned pregnancy.

Maine girl bounces back after 6-organ transplant

CBS News -
Alannah Shevenell, 9, rides on a sled with her grandfather, Jamie Skolas, at their home in Hollis, Maine, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. Alannah returned home Wednesday afternoon, three months after receiving six new organs in a groundbreaking operation.


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