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Obama election-year budget aims to spur hiring

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By Alister Bull and Laura MacInnis | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called on Monday for new spending to boost growth and higher taxes on the rich, laying out an election-year vision for America in a budget that drew heavy fire from ...
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Police: Whitney Houston's staff found singer 'unresponsive' in bathtub ...

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The Beverly Hills police department said Monday that Whitney Houston was 'unconscious and unresponsive' when she was pulled out of her bathtub by a member of her staff Saturday afternoon.

Santorum leads in Romney's home turf of Michigan

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Riding a wave of momentum after sweeping three Republican presidential contests last week, Rick Santorum is now leading Mitt Romney in Michigan, according to a new poll.

Lin becomes 'our Rudy' to New York Knicks teammates

By Tom Pedulla and Rachel Shuster, USA TODAY GREENBURGH, NY - Once-unknown Jeremy Lin, who capitalized on the absence of star teammates Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony to establish himself as the New York Knicks point guard, joins them in ...

Syria launched "indiscriminate attack" on civilians: UN

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By Louis Charbonneau | UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The UN human rights chief ratcheted up the pressure on the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, accusing it of launching an "indiscriminate attack" on civilians and of other grave human ...

Apple Hopes to Block First Android 4.0 Phone in US

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Apple just sued Samsung in a California court over alleged patent infringement. The offending product, according to Apple: the Galaxy Nexus, the world's first phone to run Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich.

Pakistani PM charged with contempt, job on the line in court showdow

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The judges are set to charge Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with contempt for defying their orders to reopen an old corruption case against his political ally, President Asif Ali Zardari.

Israel blames Iran after attacks on embassy staff |

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By Dan Williams | JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel accused arch-enemies Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind twin bomb attacks that targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia Monday, wounding four people.

Malaysia Deports Writer Wanted by Saudi Arabia

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By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SUMMER SAID RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—A 23-year-old Saudi columnist who had fled Saudi Arabia amid a furor over his tweets on the Prophet Muhammad was deported Sunday back to his home country, where a senior Saudi official said he ...

Wash. governor signs gay marriage bill into law -
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Ex-Penn State Coach Sandusky Gets Modified Bail, Local Jury

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Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Jerry Sandusky, the former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach charged with sexually abusing 10 boys, will be allowed supervised visits with his grandchildren, a judge ruled, denying prosecutors' requests for ...

Gold Advances in New York as Weaker Dollar Spurs Investor Demand

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Gold rose in New York as a weaker dollar spurred demand for the metal as an alternative investment. The euro climbed against the dollar after Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos won approval from parliament for austerity measures needed to receive a ...

Obama Proposes Higher Dividend Taxes in Focus on Wealthiest

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(Updates with retirement savings proposal in 20th paragraph. For more budget news, see BUDG .) Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama's budget plan calls for taxing dividends received by high-income taxpayers as ordinary income, raising the top ...

Obama campaign launches "truth team"

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President Obama's re-election team on Monday rolled out a campaign to recruit two million supporters to help debunk attacks on the president's record and hit back at his Republican rivals.

Battle over contraception rule wages on

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The Obama administration is working on new guidelines for contraception coverage requirements following a heated controversy with religious institutions.

Google wins EU okay for Motorola buy

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By Foo Yun Chee | BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google Inc won unconditional EU regulatory approval on Monday for its planned $12.5 billion purchase of mobile handset maker Motorola Mobility.

Apple Invites Labor Inspectors To Foxconn, Other Suppliers

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By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Responding to criticism about working conditions at companies making its products, Apple said Monday that the Fair Labor Association (FLA) will begin conducting voluntary audits of its final assembly suppliers, ...

Whitney Houston's Funeral Plans Under Way as Body Leaves Morgue

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Though her fans and family are still reeling from the shock of Whitney Houston's sudden death, the wheels are already in motion to make sure the singer can rest, and quickly, in peace.

Nicki Minaj Calls Grammy Performance Roman's 'Coming-Out Party' -
'I've been writing this story for a long time,' rapper tells Ryan Seacrest of her alter ego Roman Zolanski. By Jocelyn Vena (@jocelyn1212) Nicki Minaj nearly stole the show at the 2012 Grammy Awards when she performed her frenetic Pink Friday: Roman ...

Grammys 2012: Bon Iver wins Best New Artist

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He says, 'It's really hard to accept this... I'm a little bit uncomfortable up here' By Joyce Chen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Justin Vernon of Bon Iver poses with this two Grammys, for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album.

Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush On Date TOGETHER in Beverly Hills -
Kim Kardashian has REUNITED with her ex-boyfriend Reggie Bush ... breaking bread with the NFL player at the Beverly Hills Hotel this weekend ... TMZ has learned. Multiple sources tell us ... the two were smiling and laughing during the lunch date ...

Randy Moss plans to make comeback -
Moss used a live webchat on his 35th birthday Monday to announce he plans to come out of retirement next season. And Moss' personal assistant, Donnie Jones, says Moss is ''ready to rock 'n' roll.

A's to sign Cuban OF Yoenis Cespedes

Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has agreed to a four-year, $36 million deal with the Oakland Athletics. Cespedes can sign Monday after receiving his unblocking license from the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, his agent, ...

Tiger-Phil battle at Pebble Beach helps CBS' TV ratings soar

By Michael Hiestand, USA TODAY Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are the only golfers who can consistently move the TV ratings needle for golf.

Giants' 2011 final report card

By Ohm Youngmisuk The New York Giants celebrated their Super Bowl victory with a parade in Manhattan, and broke into song about Super Bowl rings.

NASA's space exploration plans take a galactic hit

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'Mammoth' video identified ... without the mammoth -
>> have you worried that we are headed into an ice age . a government engineer caught this supposed woolly mammoth on tape in siberia.

NASA calls for new spaceships to taxi astronauts to space station

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NASA is looking for two private firms to design and build 'space taxis' to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Kids have been sleep-deprived for more than 100 years: study

Los Angeles Times -
Worried that your children aren't getting enough sleep? You're not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, “physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than is needful to them.

Cancer risk higher for kids with arthritis

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Children with juvenile arthritis develop cancer four times more often than children without the disease, but the treatments they receive --including biologic treatments like Enbrel - may not explain their increased risk, according to a new study.

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