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Much of the Northeast under wintry spell of 'Nemo'

USA TODAY - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Blizzard warnings are in place for New York City and much of southern New England. snow020813 00020. A woman walks through a winter storm in Buffalo.
Blizzard: Storm begins to wallop northeastern US
Snowstorm hits NYC, Boston; 1 to 3 feet feared
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Dorner eludes manhunt as snow, cold intensify in Big Bear

Los Angeles Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Fat snowflakes kept falling and temperatures dropped in Big Bear Friday afternoon, but officials said the intensifying weather hasn't slowed efforts to find the fugitive ex-police officer sought in a series of shootings.
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The Secret Art of George W. Bush

New York Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
W. paints! Who would have thought it? Thanks to a hacker known as Guccifer who wormed into the computer of the 43rd president's sister, the world has learned that George W. Bush is an amateur - I would say serious amateur - painter.
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Officials: Flu on the downswing in city

Chicago Tribune - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Chicago's flu season is "winding down" after hitting its likely peak about a month ago, one of the city's top health officials said Friday.
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Winter Storm Nemo: Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres, Snooki and More Celebs ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Winter storm Nemo is sweeping the East Coast and putting a serious damper on many celebs' days. Marc Jacobs has already postponed his New York Fashion Week show because of the blizzard, and there's even concern models will not be able to arrive on ...
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Tunisian Mourners, Police Clash at Opposition Leader's Funeral

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Clashes between police and protesters have broken out in Tunis during the funeral of a slain secular opposition leader. Tens of thousands of mourners converged on the main cemetery in the Tunisian capital Friday for the funeral procession of Chokri Belaid, ...
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EU leaders agree 3% budget cut

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
EU leaders have reached an agreement on the budget for 2014-20 after lengthy talks in Brussels. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy announced the deal and said in a statement it was "worth working for".
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Chinese New Year festivals: the Year of the Snake - ‎15 hours ago‎
At the stroke of midnight tonight, the world's biggest party will begin, as more than 1.3 billion people across China pour on to the streets and light fireworks to usher in the Year of the Snake.
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Stephen Colbert To Host Fundraiser For Older Sister, Elizabeth Colbert Busch

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Comedian Stephen Colbert is lending his star power to older sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch's fledgling congressional campaign, encouraging supporters to attend a pricey New York fundraising dinner later this month.
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Man arrested in alleged bomb plot at Calif. bank

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎8 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The FBI arrested a San Jose man as he went through the motions of detonating what he believed to be a car bomb in front of a Northern California bank, federal authorities said Friday.
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Speech to Detail 2nd Term

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Barack Obama is expected to detail an ambitious domestic agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday, including measures on immigration, gun control, climate change and education.
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Dell Buyout: Big Shareholder Southeastern Will Indeed Fight The Deal

30 minutes ago
Written by
Abram Brown
Southeastern Asset Management hopes to make life difficult for Michael Dell. As the largest outside shareholder of the eponymous company, Southeastern says it doesn't support the cheaply priced buyout led by the billionaire founder.
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Trade Deficit in U.S. Plunges on Record Petroleum Exports

Bloomberg - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Record petroleum exports helped shrink the U.S. trade deficit in December to the smallest in almost three years as America moved closer to energy self- sufficiency, a goal the nation has been pursuing since the 1973 Arab oil embargo.
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Schmidt to Sell Google Stake Worth $2.5 Billion

Wall Street Journal - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell stock valued at $2.5 billion over the next year as part of a trading plan that will cut his stake in the Internet company by more than 40%.
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HP Directs Its Suppliers in China to Limit Student Labor

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
HONG KONG - Hewlett-Packard, one of the world's largest makers of computers and other electronics, is imposing new limits on the employment of students and temporary agency workers at factories across China.
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NBC cancels 'Do No Harm'

Entertainment Weekly - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Sure that might seem like it happened really fast. The series just premiered last Thursday. But the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-themed medical drama was the lowest-rated in-season broadcast scripted series debut in modern history.
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Grammy awards sexy and scandalous style

CNN - ‎10 hours ago‎
The green Versace dress that Jennifer Lopez wore to the 2000 Grammy Awards might be her most iconic look to date. "Those fashion moments happen by mistake -- you can't plan things like that," Lopez has said of the risque ensemble.
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2013 Grammy Predictions: Kanye West, Katy Perry and Frank Ocean Will All Win!

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards take place Sunday, which means we'll finally get answers to all our burning questions. No, not what the pop stars will wear now that side boob is strictly forboden (though we are wondering that, too).
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Utility links blackout to bad device - ‎18 minutes ago‎
NEW ORLEANS (AP). The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl says the blackout that halted the big game was caused by a device it installed specially to prevent a power failure.
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Clippers get Paul, Billups, Griffin back

Yahoo! Sports
29 minutes ago
Written by
Tim Reynolds
Meanwhile, the reigning NBA champions will be without Ray Allen and Chris Bosh, both sidelined with the flu. Billups has appeared in only three games this season and has been most recently bothered by left foot tendinitis.
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John Groce hopes buzzer-beater serves as 'trampoline' for Illinois

2 hours ago
Written by
Scott Gleeson
As Tyler Griffey's game-winning shot went through the bottom of the net with time expiring, Illinois coach John Groce stormed the court with his hands in the air, yelling at the top of his lungs in jubilation.
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Felix Hernandez to skip WBC

ESPN - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Felix Hernandez will not play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic because there still is a ways to go before he completes his contract extension with the Seattle Mariners, according to his representative Octagon agency.
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Nasa to land craft on asteroid in 2018

Times of India - ‎19 minutes ago‎
LONDON: In the first such mission, Nasa is planning to launch a spacecraft to an asteroid in 2016 and use a robotic arm to pluck samples from a Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) that could better explain our solar system's formation and how life began.
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Widely Used Stroke Treatment Doesn't Help Patients

NPR (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's another case of a beautiful idea colliding with some ugly facts. The beautiful idea is the notion that clearing the blocked artery of a stroke patient with a device snaked right up to the blockage would salvage threatened brain cells and prevent a lot of ...
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FDA chief says pharmacy oversight at 'critical point'

Washington Post
43 minutes ago
Written by
Kimberly Kindy
The Food and Drug Administration has reached a “critical point” in its struggle to oversee specialty pharmacies that have been associated with mounting illnesses and deaths, the head of the agency said Friday.
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Florida couple are 'addicted' to coffee enemas

New York Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
You certainly won't find this at Starbucks. A Florida couple has a shocking way to get their coffee fix: through multiple daily enemas, which they administer to themselves in their home.
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Southern Diet Has Tight Grip on 'Stroke Belt'

MedPage Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

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