BBC News - 3 hours ago
Improvised bombs planted by Taliban fighters are slowing Nato's big offensive in Afghanistan, military officials say. The BBC's Frank Gardner, in Kandahar, says the homemade bombs have been planted in far greater numbers than Nato had anticipated.
Video: Forces Forge Ahead in Massive Afghan Offensive The Associated Press
US, Afghan forces push deeper into Marjah The Associated Press
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
DOHA, Qatar - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Monday that the United States feared Iran was drifting toward a military dictatorship, with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seizing key positions in Iran's political, ...
Video: Clinton: US Working on New Iran Measures The Associated Press
Clinton: Iran Heading Toward Military Dictatorship Voice of America
BBC News - 26 minutes ago
Reports from Belgium say at least 20 people have been killed in a head-on collision between two trains outside the capital, Brussels.
Brussels train crash: at least 20 people feared dead Telegraph.co.uk
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NEW DELHI - India and Pakistan will resume peace talks as planned, government sources said Monday, despite a deadly restaurant bombing and questions over whether Islamist militants were involved.
police search for Pune attackers BBC News
Telegraph.co.uk - - 2 hours ago
Ukraine's new president has told the West it has nothing to fear from him despite his plan to strengthen the country's ties with Russia.
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BBC News - - 17 minutes ago
A special United Nations Human Rights representative is in Burma for the start of a planned five day trip. Ahead of what will be his third visit to the country since being appointed, Tomas Ojea Quintana, said Burma was facing a ...
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Dick Cheney and Joe Biden together in November 2008, when Cheney was transitioning out of the White House - and Biden was transitioning in.
The Associated Press - - 26 minutes ago
RICHMOND, Calif. - Police were seeking a hooded gunman who horrified the congregation of a San Francisco Bay area church when he paced the aisles then pulled out a gun and shot two teenagers.
2 teens shot during church service in Richmond San Francisco Chronicle
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Boston Globe - - 2 hours ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - His voice heavy, James Anderson said last night that he has not been able to read or watch the news accounts about his wife, Amy Bishop, her past, and what might have caused her to allegedly open fire at a ...
Alabama campus reels after shooting USA Today
Ala. prof bemoaned tenure denial, quiet about past Washington Post
Reuters - - 49 minutes ago
By Tamawa Desai LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Concerns over Greece and Dubai pressured the euro on Monday, with data showing currency speculators had added long positions in the dollar.
EU Leaders Meet to Avoid Greek Crisis Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 34 minutes ago
MUNICH—German truck maker and engineering company MAN SE said Monday it swung to a net loss in the fourth quarter due to persistent poor demand for commercial vehicles and a €382 million ($520.2 million) write-down, mainly related ...
Germany's Man Se swings to quarterly loss MarketWatch
Reuters - - 28 minutes ago
TOKYO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Shares of Japan's Shinsei Bank (8303.T) fell 6.7 percent on Monday to a near three-month closing low after a report the lender and Aozora Bank (8304.
Register - 2 hours ago
For the second time since the launch of Google Buzz last Tuesday, Mountain View has announced changes to its Tweetbookish Gmail add-on in an effort to answer complaints over user privacy.
Inquirer - - 24 minutes ago
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The Associated Press - - 26 minutes ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Astronauts successfully moved the International Space Station's fancy new observation deck to its final resting place Monday after a long, frustrating night spent dealing with stuck bolts and wayward wiring.
SheKnows.com - - 35 minutes ago
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New York Post - 17 minutes ago
AP LOS ANGELES -- Movie audiences showed their love for the star-studded romance "Valentine's Day" to the tune of $52.4 million, easily shooting it to the No.
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TheCelebrityCafe.com - - 6 hours ago
Well ladies, it seem as though I have some odd news. It appears as though actor Robert Pattinson, 23, is repulsed by some aspects of the female body.
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Detroit Free Press - - 55 minutes ago
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Dallas Morning News - - 31 minutes ago
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Washington Post - 1 hour ago
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San Jose Mercury News - - 4 hours ago
Three months ago, families hauled sleeping bags and pillows to the Santa Clara County fairgrounds and camped out for hours in lines that snaked half a mile to be among the first to be immunized against the feared H1N1 virus.
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The Associated Press - - 4 hours ago
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Pueblo Chieftain - - 2 hours ago
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Ninemsn - Feb 11, 2010
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Los Angeles Times - - Feb 11, 2010
Fans of the late Phil Harris, the salty, tattooed captain who starred in the Discovery Channel's “Deadliest Catch," will still be able to see him doing the work he loved when the show launches its new season in April.
CNN - Feb 12, 2010
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman, died in New York at age 90 in January. Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Lee A. Archer died last month in New York (CNN) -- One of America's top World War II fighter pilots, an African-American who ...
New York Times - - Feb 13, 2010
Wall Street tactics akin to the ones that fostered subprime mortgages in America have worsened the financial crisis shaking Greece and undermining the euro by enabling European governments to ...