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A soldier from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed by an explosion yesterday at the start of the operation described as the biggest of the eight-year conflict in Afghanistan.
Wall Street Journal - - 26 minutes ago
A woman opened fire during a meeting of teaching staff at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus Friday, killing three faculty members and wounding three others, according to university spokesman Ray Garner.
A Previous Shooting Death at the Hand of Alabama Suspect New York Times
Accused Alabama prof shot, killed brother in 1986 The Associated Press
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Lawmakers are moving closer to suspending tax-limiting Initiative 960, something that majority Democrats need to do as they prepare to release their budget proposals.
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KIEV, Ukraine - Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko declared Saturday that more than one million votes had been falsified in favor of her opponent in Ukraine's presidential election, and she vowed to go to court to challenge her defeat.
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New York Times - - 4 hours ago
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WASHINGTON - President Obama has appointed Rashad Hussain, a deputy White House counsel, to be his representative to the Muslim world, White House officials said Saturday.
Obama names White House lawyer as US emissary to Muslim world Los Angeles Times
Obama names special envoy to global Islamic group The Associated Press
Christian Science Monitor - - 3 hours ago
The White House has invited congressional Republicans to join Democrats for a healthcare summit to be moderated by President Obama and broadcast live.
Mixed GOP response to WH health summit invite San Luis Obispo Tribune
Obama Eyes "Executive Orders" to Circumvent Congress The New American
The Associated Press - 57 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has a new way to communicate directly to people - Twitter. President Barack Obama's chief spokesman ventured into the Twitter world on Saturday with his first 'tweet' or Twitter message on his ...
Robert Gibbs gets Twitter account - gets insulted immediately Christian Science Monitor
White House Press Secretary Joins Twitter New York Times (blog)
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
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AutoNation chief says Toyota slow to share scope of problem The Detroit News
The Guardian - 1 hour ago
The hard-hit 'Club Med' countries of Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy once flourished within the eurozone. Now the financial markets have turned on Athens, and Greece's neighbours fear they could be next Nikos Strovlos has worked for the National ...
Contemplating the Future of the European Union New York Times
MarketWatch - - 7 hours ago
NAPLES (MarketWatch) -- Bank of Italy Governor Mario Draghi on Saturday urged domestic banks to use the profits earned to strengthen their capital ratios.
ECB Draghi:Global Economy Recovering,Euro Zone Fragile Wall Street Journal
PC World - - 4 hours ago
After a few days of experimenting with Google's newest venture into social networking, we have a wish list. It's now been just a few days now since Google launched its Google Buzz social-sharing service and started rolling it out to Gmail users.
What Buzzeth You About Google Buzz? Wired News
Spaceflight Now - - 1 hour ago
Astronauts Robert Behnken and Nicholas Patrick prepared for a planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk Saturday to hook up ammonia coolant lines between the new Tranquility module and the International Space Station.
Astronauts hit snag with new space station room The Associated Press
FOXNews - - 9 hours ago
Scientists and politicians on both sides of the climate change debate have been pointing to the record-breaking snowstorms in the Mid-Atlantic states to promote their theories on the earth's changing temperatures -- and the debate is ...
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
The Super Bowl of Surfing lived up to its legend today, and then some. The waves were so big they caused collateral damage on the sidelines.
Waves knock N. Calif. surfing spectators to beach The Associated Press
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News 8 Austin - - 2 hours ago
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New York Times - - 57 minutes ago
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NASCAR's marquee attractions exit early Yahoo! Sports
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USA Today - 59 minutes ago
VANCOUVER (AP) - The president of Georgia vigorously defended the experience of the luger from his country who was killed in a horrific crash, saying Saturday that while human errors happen, "no sports mistake is supposed to lead to a death.
Olympians slide with heavy hearts The Associated Press
ESPN - - 54 minutes ago
The Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks have completed a seven-player trade that launches Washington's long-anticipated rebuilding project in earnest and sends Wizards mainstays Caron Butler and Brendan Haywood to the Mavericks.
Mavs, Wizards complete deal with Howard, Butler The Associated Press
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Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross will postpone its much-criticized plan to raise rates for some California residents who buy insurance on their own, after reaching a deal Saturday with state regulators.
California Blues plan agrees to postpone rate increases ModernHealthcare.com
WellPoint pressured to justify rate hikes Indianapolis Star
Los Angeles Times - - 17 hours ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 12000 have died from H1N1 infection, far fewer than in a typical flu season.
CDC: More Than 57 Million Americans Have Had H1N1 Flu Wall Street Journal
TIME - - 7 hours ago
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New York Times - - 22 hours ago
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FOXSports.com - Feb 10, 2010
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Seattle Weekly (blog) - - Feb 10, 2010
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PopEater - - Feb 10, 2010
With word of the cancellation of 'American Chopper,' for some reason, we felt a bit reflective. It seems like we've grown along with the Teutul family -- only while we grew with them, they grew apart.