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Behemoth storm dumps snow on Northeast

CBS News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Updated at 7:38 p.m. ET. PROVIDENCE, R.I. New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of snow Saturday and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded overnight on New York's Long ...
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In State of the Union, Obama to return to jobs and the economy

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama will concentrate his State of the Union speech Tuesday on the economy, shifting the emphasis away from the broad social agenda of his second inaugural address to refocus attention on a set of problems that vexed his first term.
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Dorner manhunt: Weapons found in burned truck

Los Angeles Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The burned pickup truck belonging to Christopher Jordan Dorner had a broken axle and weapons were found inside, authorities said. The truck is being processed by the Irvine Police Department, a police spokesman told The Times on Saturday afternoon.
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LA Microsoft Store not mobbed, but Surface has a following

CNET - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Surface Pro didn't generate the level of excitement that the RT tablet did. But the product sold out immediately. Brooke Crothers.
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Curiosity Mars rover takes historic drill sample

BBC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Drill holes The two holes drilled at John Klein. The test hole (R) is 16mm wide and 20mm deep. The sample hole (L) is 64mm deep. A volume of the grey tailings has been picked up and will be sent for analysis.
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Afzal Guru's hanging: Highly politicized case finally ends

Times of India - ‎24 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Afzal Guru hanging will rank among the most politicized terror cases in India with the government using procedural fine print to put off a decision on the Parliament attack convict's death sentence before finally pulling the plug on him on ...
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Fear of assassinations haunt Egypt opposition

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Watching the events in Tunisia, where a leading anti-Islamist politician was shot to death this past week, members of Egypt's liberal opposition are fearfully asking: Could it happen here too?
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Chinese New Year festivals: the Year of the Snake - ‎Feb 8, 2013‎
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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Michelle Obama mourns slain teenager at Chicago funeral

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO - She didn't say anything, but she didn't have to. First lady Michelle Obama, simply by filing into a church pew on Chicago's South Side on Saturday and mourning the killing of a smiling 15-year-old girl she had never met, spotlighted the everyday ...
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Slain Kaufman County prosecutor Mark Hasse remembered at memorial service

Dallas Morning News (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
About 1,000 people attended a memorial service for Hasse, which was held at the Terrell ISD Performing Arts Center, the largest venue in the county.
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Long Island Weather: Hundreds of Cars Still Stuck, Roads Reopening

Long Island Press
1 hour ago
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Rashed Mian
More than 100 abandoned cars are still littered on major roadways in Suffolk County as emergency crews continue to clear roadways and officials reopen highways temporarily shut down by the dangerous winter storm that rocked Long Island.
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Boeing completes ''uneventful'' test flight of 787 Dreamliner

Chicago Tribune - ‎33 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co completed what it called an uneventful flight on Saturday of a test 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of battery-related problems.
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10 Things to Know About the Big Storm

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
1. MORE THAN 650,000 LOST POWER IN NEW ENGLAND. Even the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, Mass., had to shut down and turn to backup generators.
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Number of the Week: Expect Wider Trade Gap in 2013

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
The U.S. looks set to grow faster than most advanced economies in 2013, but there's a downside to being the cleanest dirty shirt in the laundry pile: a wider trade deficit.
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Windows Phone Tops BlackBerry In U.S.

Feb 6, 2013
Written by
Eric Zeman
Windows Phone sales exceeded BlackBerry sales in the U.S. during the fourth quarter of 2012, says Strategy Analytics. Start The Discussion.
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Google's Schmidt gets option to sell a chunk of his stock

PCWorld - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt may end up selling 42 percent of his shares in the company under a new stock trading plan designed to diversify his investment portfolio.
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Grammy nominees 2013

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fun., Frank Ocean and the Black Keys lead the nominees for Sunday's 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Here are nominees in 10 of the top categories.
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Backbeat: Rob Light, Kevin Lyman, Don Was, Many More Share Bruce ...

Billboard - ‎7 minutes ago‎
A unique level of fanaticism swirls around all things Bruce Springsteen. There's a bond between performer and audience that few other experience or instill in such a wide swath or people over such an extended period of time.
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Kate Upton sizzles in her second straight year as Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit ...

New York Daily News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The secret is blown. Sports Illustrated had planned to reveal its eagerly anticipated 2013 Swimsuit Issue on Monday - but an image of the supposedly top secret cover was leaked onto the Internet three days earlier.
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Milestones for Matteau and Brodeur and a Big Win for the Devils

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
NEWARK - Devils fans came to dread the name of Stephane Matteau when he netted two overtime goals for the rival Rangers during the 1994 Eastern Conference finals.
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Desperation buzzer-beater continues to haunt Wolverines

The Detroit News
32 minutes ago
Written by
Rod Beard
For the third time under coach John Beilein, Michigan was on the wrong end of a desperation 3-pointer in an end-game situation. This time, it was Wisconsin's Ben Brust, who converted a buzzer-beating heave from just inside half court.
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Snedeker Stays on Roll at Pebble Beach

New York Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Two top-three finishes and a 68.3-stroke average were not enough to earn Brandt Snedeker a player of the month nomination in January.
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Rat-Size Ancestor Said to Link Man and Beast

New York Times - ‎Feb 7, 2013‎
Humankind's common ancestor with other mammals may have been a roughly rat-size animal that weighed no more than a half a pound, had a long furry tail and lived on insects.
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Asteroid to Make Closest Flyby in History

National Geographic - ‎Feb 7, 2013‎
An artist's conception of DA 14, the asteroid expected to whizz past Earth February 15 on the closest approach in history. Illustration courtesy P. Carril, ESA.
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More specialty pharmacies linked to illnesses and deaths

VOXXI - ‎4 hours ago‎
An investigation found that shoddy practices and unsanitary conditions at three large-scale specialty pharmacies have been tied to deaths and illnesses.
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Couple addicted to coffee enemas - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A Florida couple who don't drink coffee acknowledge they have become addicted to coffee enemas. Mike and Trina of St. Petersburg, who did not want their last name used, told ABC News the enemas take hours every day.
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Job Stress Doesn't Seem to Raise Risk for Cancer

WebMD - ‎Feb 8, 2013‎
Feb. 8, 2013 -- Stress on the job may cause a lot of things, but at least you can rest safe knowing that cancer isn't likely one of them.

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