Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
A month ago, President Barack Obama was on the verge of a victory that eluded all his predecessors, as Congress neared approval of legislation to expand health-insurance coverage to nearly all Americans.
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After days of expressing little urgency about being sworn in, US Senator-elect Scott Brown abruptly changed course yesterday, demanding that state officials certify his victory so he can take office this afternoon.
Scott Brown could be sworn in Thursday CNN International
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France will press for “strong sanctions” against Iran at the United Nations with time running out for a political solution to the standoff over its nuclear ambitions, Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Wednesday.
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(Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday to address currency rates with economic partners such as China and to get tougher with them on trade to ensure that US goods do not face a competitive disadvantage.
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White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel met with disabilities advocates and apologized again for his use of the word "retarded," according to a statement released by groups that met with him Wednesday.
Emanuel says he will join effort to stop use of 'retarded' Washington Post
Reuters - - 11 hours ago
DALLAS (Reuters) - The first national Tea Party convention meets this week to take aim at all the raucous movement says is wrong with Washington and Sarah Palin, darling of America's conservatives, will help lead the charge.
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Sarah Palin has top billing at Hub event Boston Herald
New York Times - - 45 minutes ago
TOKYO - Toyota said Thursday that it posted a net profit in the final three months of last year, a period before the Japanese auto giant was hit by its current global recall of millions of vehicles.
Reuters - - 39 minutes ago
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Toyota posts profitable quarter, but recall questions loom CNN International
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Ray LaHood testified before a Congressional panel on Wednesday morning, something he had done many times before, and made points that - he thought - he had made many times before.
AFP - 48 minutes ago
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Proposed NASA budget plots entrepreneur-friendly course Los Angeles Times
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Techtree.com - - 3 hours ago
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Michael Jackson's doctor is reported to be planning to surrender to police in Los Angeles tomorrow morning where it is expected he will be charged over the singer's death.
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Boston Herald - - 1 hour ago
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Los Angeles Times - - Feb 2, 2010
The potential for electronic defects in Toyota vehicles to cause sudden acceleration came under intensifying scrutiny Tuesday as both federal safety regulators and congressional leaders said they had begun new ...
Nascar - - Jan 29, 2010
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Huffington Post (blog) - Jan 31, 2010
Fox News Channel President Roger Ailes insisted on Sunday that his network was no longer at war with the Obama White House and defended Fox's Glenn Beck over some of his more inflammatory statements.
Ha'aretz - - Jan 28, 2010
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TIME (blog) - - 22 hours ago
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