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Discontented Within Egypt Face Power of Old Elites

New York Times - Anthony Shadid - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Protesters, foreground, confronted supporters of the government as the groups chanted competing slogans in Cairo on Friday. A prolonged collision is shaping up.
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Ronald Reagan, doodler in chief - ‎1 hour ago‎
Surely you know about Ronald Reagan's acting career, but did you know about his penchant for doodling? The United States 40th president, who would have turned 100 on Sunday were he still alive, had quite an artistic side. - Los Angeles Times - Washington Post - New York Times

Change in Egypt could restore its centrality to the Arab world

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
'Egypt is the heart of our world,' says an activist in the gulf state of Bahrain. 'It's either the sick man of the Arab world, or it could be the healthy man that could take us to new heights.
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Jared Lee Loughner to face federal charges first

Los Angeles Times - Carol J. Williams - ‎1 hour ago‎
The suspect will be tried in the shootings of US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other federal employees before state prosecution will begin on behalf of other victims of the Tucson rampage, officials say.

Rumors: iPad to get NFC accessories, iOS 4.3 to drop on Valentine's Day

Ars Technica - Chris Foresman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Several rumors surfaced recently that detail more possible changes in the expected iPad hardware refresh, including possible NFC-equipped accessories that can interface wirelessly with ...

Verizon iPhone: Early sales suspended after record first day for...

San Jose Mercury News - Frank Michael Russell - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Verizon Wireless store salesman Antione Haynes looks out the front door of a Verizon store with an Apple iPhone advertisement in foreground in Mountain View, Calif.

Kim Kardashian's Sexy Super Bowl Ad Doesn't Faze Her Beau

People Magazine - Dahvi Shira - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kim Kardashian doesn't worry about how her man Kris Humphries will react to her risqué Super Bowl ad. In fact, Kardashian says Humphries actually has made light of it.

Ice, Snow and Injuries at the Super Bowl

New York Times - John Branch - ‎32 minutes ago‎
DALLAS - As a photographer scheduled to cover Sunday's Super Bowl, Win McNamee was walking outside Cowboys Stadium on Friday, shooting weather-related pictures.

Cambodian, Thai troops exchange fire again near Preah Vihear temple

Xinhua - Xiong Tong - ‎56 minutes ago‎
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian and Thai troops at the Beehive area near Preah Vihear temple exchanged fire again on Saturday morning.

Study: Moms' Work Schedule Is Making Kids Fat

Fox News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Childhood obesity has been steadily rising in the US in the past 30 years, and a new study from American University in Washington, DC has found that a child's weight may depend on how much their mothers were away at work growing up.

Jobs Report Offers a Mixed Bag, but Little Comfort

New York Times - Motoko Rich - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Payrolls expanded by 36000 jobs in January, a sharp decline from the gains of recent months and well below the level economists had forecast.

Obesity Has Nearly Doubled Worldwide Since 1980: Report

BusinessWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
FRIDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that obesity is on the rise worldwide -- it's doubled since 1980 -- but people in the wealthiest nations are managing to reduce their blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Mets Need to Cover Expenses

Wall Street Journal - Matthew Futterman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Owners of the New York Mets may be forced to sell a stake in the team to cover operating costs, according to people familiar with the matter.

Goodell Says Revenue Split Will Require Recalculation

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎23 minutes ago‎
DALLAS - The NFL and the players union will hold three negotiating sessions in the next week starting Saturday with one month to go before their collective bargaining agreement expires.

Microsoft eases procurement of WP7 dev phones

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Microsoft is trying to make it easier for any developer to get their hands on Windows Phone 7 devices for building and testing applications.

US STOCKS-S&P 500 posts best week in nine, tech leads

Reuters - Edward Krudy - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 posted its best week in nine on Friday as the market defied calls for a pullback, and investors rotated into defensive and lagging sectors in a move that could intensify in coming weeks.

Obama's jobs plan: On a collision course with GOP budget cuts?

Christian Science Monitor - Mark Trumbull - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The Obama administration outlined an 'innovation strategy' Friday. But GOP plans for budget cuts would fall in some of the same general categories that Obama hopes to target for investment.

Is David Letterman retiring? 'There's [been] no discussion about his leaving ...

Entertainment Weekly - Kate Ward - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oh, CBS, how tricky you are: Though a clip of David Letterman's Late Show interview with Howard Stern - in which the shock jock dissed Leno - has been running rampant throughout the Web today, it was cut short before Letterman told Stern ...

Census shows a far less populous New Orleans

Washington Post - David Mildenberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Five years after Hurricane Katrina drove Lena Johnson from New Orleans, her family's home since the 1930s, she misses its food, music and Mardi Gras.

Treasury: Can't say China a forex manipulator

Reuters - Glenn Somerville, David Lawder - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration declined to name China a currency manipulator on Friday, even though it said the yuan was "substantially undervalued," sparking fresh calls for legislative retaliation ...
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