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Pyongyang Tests Nuclear Device

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 minutes ago‎
An "artificial earthquake" was detected in the northeastern area of North Korea where previous nuclear tests were detonated.
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Pope Benedict's successor will lead a church at a crossroads

Times of India - ‎29 minutes ago‎
VATICAN CITY: Pope Benedict XVI's surprise announcement on Monday that he will resign on February 28 sets the stage for a succession battle that is likely to determine the future course of a church troubled by scandal and declining faith in its traditional ...
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Dorner may have fled to Mexico, court records say

Los Angeles Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer wanted in connection with a deadly shooting rampage may have fled to Mexico as a massive manhunt was gearing up to capture him, according to federal court records obtained Monday by The Times.
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Legacy, political calendar frame Obama's State of the Union address

Reuters - ‎58 minutes ago‎
By Jeff Mason. WASHINGTON | Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:06am EST. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will give his State of the Union address on Tuesday with one eye on the political calendar as time ticks down on his bid to advance an agenda ...
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NY Mets fall short in landing free agent outfielder Michael Bourn as he signs with ...

New York Daily News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
PORT ST. LUCIE-- A free agent coveted by the Mets chose another team Monday night, when speedy center fielder Michael Bourn went to the Cleveland Indians.
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NASA observation satellite blasts into orbit from Vandenberg

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE -- A 19-story white rocket successfully lifted a NASA science satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, located northwest of Santa Barbara.
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Egyptians Protest on Anniversary of Mubarak's Fall

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Security forces sprayed protesters with water hoses and tear gas outside the presidential palace as Egyptians marked the second anniversary of the fall of autocrat Hosni Mubarak's with angry demonstrations against his elected successor.
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What Caused the Fatal Stampede at Allahabad Station?

New York Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Monday, pilgrims waiting for their train at the Allahabad Junction railway station, where Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images On Monday, pilgrims waiting for their train at the Allahabad Junction railway station, where a stampede occurred on Sunday evening.
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Leon Panetta expands gay pairs' benefits

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in one of his last acts in office, extended additional military benefits to gay and lesbian couples Monday, saying discrimination based on sexual orientation "has no place in the Department of Defense.
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State of the Union reply is chance for Rubio to shine

Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Paul West
WASHINGTON - When Marco Rubio gives the official Republican response to the State of the Union speech, it will be a chance for the party's fastest-rising star in years to impress millions of voters who have yet to form an opinion of him.
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Arias Describes Growing Violence From...

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Accused killer Jodi Arias made the dramatic accusation in court today that her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, told her he was sexually attracted to young boys and then became increasingly abusive toward her in the months after.
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2 charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton slaying

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two reputed gang members were out for revenge from a previous shooting when they opened fire on a group of students in a South Side park last month, killing 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in a heartbreaking case that has brought national attention to ...
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Yen off lows vs dollar, Asian shares ease in subdued trade

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Chikako Mogi. TOKYO | Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:27am EST. TOKYO (Reuters) - The yen recovered from lows against the dollar and Tokyo stocks jumped closer to a 33-month high on Tuesday after markets took comments from a U.S.
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Yellen Signals Fed Would Maintain Easing After Halting QE

1 hour ago
Written by
Jeanna Smialek
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen signaled stimulus may outlast the Fed's bond purchases, saying the central bank has the option to hold interest rates near zero even after reaching near-term targets for inflation or unemployment.
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Hostess Gets Approval to Auction Twinkies, Drake's Brands

13 hours ago
Written by
Dawn McCarty
Hostess Brands Inc. won bankruptcy court approval to hold auctions for brands including Wonder Bread, Twinkies and Drake's. U.S.
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Dish Network's chairman says he doesn't want to kill advertisements, talks about ...

SlashGear - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Dish Network has been a source of controversy for many months now thanks to its AutoHop commercial-skipping feature, which allows users to automatically skip commercials in DVR recordings.
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Gas Prices Spike Again

KTIC - ‎1 hour ago‎
(WASHINGTON) -- Driver are shocked to see that gas prices are up once again. The average price for a gallon of gas has increased 25 cents in just two weeks, and the Energy Department says Americans are paying $3.61 a gallon on average.
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Surface Pro Shortage: Is Tablet Sold Out or Under Stocked?

eWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is largely sold out at some retailers leading many to wonder if it's a case of overwhelming demand or if Microsoft staged a limited release.
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Car Reviewers Beware: Tesla's All-Seeing Eye

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tesla Motors stock was down about 2.5% today, after the New York Times published a report over the weekend documenting a pretty nightmarish experience trying to drive one of the company's flagship new Model S sedans from Washington, D.C.
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Grammys Measure Present by the Past

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Imagine, if you will, the Grammy Awards of 2045. The winners will be a diverse lot: young pop-rappers who sound like suburban Wiz Khalifas; dance-music producers using the dubstep drop ironically; all manner of Taylor Swift revivalists; pop-R&B-hip-hop ...
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Grammys draw 28 million TV viewers; winners get iTunes bump

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES | Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:37pm EST. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Some 28.1 million Americans watched the Grammy Awards show on television, a predictable 30 percent drop from last year's emotion-filled ceremony following the death of singer ...
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Kansas Jayhawks end skid with impressive rout of Kansas State Wildcats

USA TODAY - ‎43 minutes ago‎
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas students arrived armed with signs that read "We Still Believe" and "We Shall Overcome," imploring their Jayhawks to avoid their first four-game losing streak since before most of them were born.
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Eagles' Michael Vick takes pay cut

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Michael Vick took a significant pay cut to stay with the Eagles and compete for a starting job. The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback agreed Monday to a restructured three-year contract with the Eagles, just two seasons after signing a $100 million extension that ...
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Mullens, Bobcats End Celtics' Win Streak 94-91

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
All in all, Monday proved to be a painful night for the Boston Celtics. Not only did the Celtics have their seven-game losing streak snapped at the hands of the NBA's worst team, but they might have suffered yet another costly injury in their 94-91 loss to the ...
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Missing Three Stars, Spurs Win Anyway

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili could do no more than watch and cheer Monday night. Their San Antonio Spurs teammates took it from there, beating the host Chicago Bulls, 103-89, behind Kawhi Leonard's career-high 26 points and Danny ...
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Jonathan Bernier helps Kings to 4-1 victory over the Blues

Los Angeles Times - ‎18 minutes ago‎
ST. LOUIS - Count it up and digest the numbers. It has been close to 11 long-and-winding months since goalie Jonathan Bernier started and won a game for the Kings.
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Could a computer save lost languages of the ancient world?

Science Recorder - ‎2 hours ago‎
Until now, saving languages from extinction largely depended on whether computer scientists could create algorithms able to capture samples before individuals speaking the language died off.
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CNN anchor questions whether global warming to blame for asteroid

Fox News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The threat of global warming may stretch so far beyond Earth that it affects meteorites millions of miles away in space -- at least according to one CNN anchor.
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Vitamin D doses often don't match labels, study says

10 hours ago
Written by
Kim Painter
What's in your vitamin supplement? It could be more or less than you think, according to the latest study to show that what's on a supplement label is not necessarily what's in the bottle.
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Second UK case of 'Sars-like' coronavirus identified

BBC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
A second case of a new respiratory illness similar to the deadly Sars virus has been identified in the UK. The patient, who is receiving intensive care treatment in a Manchester hospital, had recently travelled to the Middle East and Pakistan.
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Cutting salt could save hundreds of thousands of lives, study says

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Steadily reducing sodium in the foods we buy and eat could save a half-million Americans from dying premature deaths over a decade, says a new study.
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Health care topic of CA special session

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sacramento --. California leaders are getting ready to consider legislation to expand health insurance coverage to millions of uninsured state residents as the start date of the federal Affordable Care Act moves closer.
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