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Democratic Sen. Bayh of Indiana won't run for reelection

Washington Post - Chris Cillizza, Shailagh Murray - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana announced Monday that he will not seek a third term in November, a decision that, coming on the heels of other Democratic departures, could imperil the party's prospects of retaining ...

List of plane crashes in the Shore area over the past two decades

Asbury Park Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
MAY 2009: A 61-year-old Brielle man escapes injury after the landing gear fails on his single engine plane and he loses control, skidding onto a grassy area near a runway at Monmouth Executive Airport in Wall.

Saudi FM al-Faisal doubts Iran sanctions plans

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Imposing more sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme would not be a quick enough solution, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said.

Netanyahu to Hamas: Israel's offer for Shalit is final

Ha'aretz - Barak Ravid - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday asked Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to tell Hamas that Israel will not sweeten its offer for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit.

Nightmare of Belgian train crash

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Laura Douxfils and Philippine d'Ursel BRUSSELS, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Two passenger trains crashed head on near Brussels in the early rush hours on Monday, leaving probably dozens of people dead and others shocked by the nightmare.

Irish attempts to grapple with abuse frustrated by Rome

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
IT CAN only be hoped that today's discussions in Rome on what Cardinal Claudio Hummes has memorably described as “the painful Irish happenings” will reflect on the role not just of the Irish bishops but also of the Vatican itself.

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Underdog Hayworth says he'll rap McCain on illegal immigration

Christian Science Monitor - Mark Guarino - ‎3 hours ago‎
JD Hayworth, who is contesting Sen. John McCain in the GOP primary, plans to make border security and illegal immigration key campaign themes - and to tap 'energy' of resurgent conservatives.

Senate Woes Flag Wider Disease

Wall Street Journal - Gerald F. Seib - ‎2 hours ago‎
Things don't get done there. People can't agree on much. Legislation goes to the Senate to die. Just last week, an $85 billion jobs bill—supposedly Washington's highest current priority—shrunk to a $15 billion bill in a matter of ...
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Kenneth Starr to leave Pepperdine to become president of Baylor University

Los Angeles Times - Carol J. Williams - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The former special prosecutor who investigated President Clinton over the Whitewater and Lewinsky scandals will leave his post as law school dean to lead the Baptist campus in Waco, Texas.

German Investor Confidence May Fall a Fifth Month in February

BusinessWeek - Christian Vits - ‎2 hours ago‎
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- German investor confidence probably declined for a fifth month in February as the economic recovery lost momentum and the Greek fiscal crisis threatened to spill over to other euro-area nations.

Toyota hit by new surge of reported fatalities in vehicles

Washington Post - Brady Dennis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal officials have received a flurry of new complaints in recent weeks about deaths linked to sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles, bringing the total number of alleged fatalities to 34 since 2000, according to government data.

RBA's Debelle Says More Loan Losses to Come in North Atlantic

BusinessWeek - Jacob Greber - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Global financial markets, having rebounded from the turmoil caused by the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in 2008, still face increased bad loans in the US and Europe, Australian central bank official ...

Microsoft Underlines 'Phone' in Windows Pho ...

PC Magazine - Michael J. Miller - ‎11 minutes ago‎
As I watched the announcement of Microsoft's awkwardly-named "Windows Phone 7 series" Monday afternoon at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, I was struck by the contrast between the advanced look of some of the features ...

Google Mulls Further Changes to Buzz

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro - ‎1 hour ago‎
After taking steps to stem the public backlash against its social-networking service Buzz, Google Inc. is planning further updates and considering changing how it tests new Buzz features.

Mobile Operators Unite to Fight Apple App Store: Could it Work?

PC World - Jeff Bertolucci - ‎2 hours ago‎
Can a motley group of 24 global carriers play well together and create a gigantic, open marketplace for mobile applications--one that works as seamlessly for consumers as Apple's App Store?

Kevin Smith's pre-'Fatgate' admission: 'I broke a toilet.'

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
At first glance, there wouldn't seem to be a lot of obvious upsides to Kevin Smith's getting ejected from a Southwest Airlines flight for being too fat.

Toy poodle is winner of toy group at Westminster

USA Today - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A toy poodle named Moon Walk got to take the winning walk around the ring Monday night, winning the toy group at the 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Annual Academy Awards luncheon serves up stardom

USA Today - Anthony Breznican - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY BEVERLY HILLS - When it comes to the Oscar nominees who've been collecting accolades all season, the more things stay the same, the more they change.

Huskies-Wildcats Preview

USA Today - ‎32 minutes ago‎
GAME NOTES: The Villanova Wildcats square off against the Connecticut Huskies tonight in a Big East showdown at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.

American Wins Snowboard Cross Gold

New York Times - John Branch - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Seth Wescott of the US, #17, led Mike Robertson of Canada to win the gold medal during the Men's Snowboard Cross Final at Cypress Mountain.

Unlikely Swiss Wins Gold in Downhill

New York Times - Bill Pennington - ‎8 minutes ago‎
From left, Aksel Lund Svindal won the silver medal, Didier Defago won the gold and Bode Miller won the bronze in the men's downhill.

Western cities fare best in well-being index

USA Today - Susan Page - ‎19 hours ago‎
A massive new study of Americans' attitudes concludes that the city at the foot of the Rocky Mountains is home to the happiest, healthiest people in the United States.

Hormone-infused nasal spray found to help people with autism

Washington Post - Rob Stein - ‎6 hours ago‎
A nasal spray containing a hormone that is known to make women more maternal and men less shy apparently can help those with autism make eye contact and interact better with others, according to a provocative study released Monday.

Men 'need better-fitting condoms'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Badly-fitted condoms do not just reduce the pleasure of sex for men and women - they raise the risks of infection and pregnancy, researchers say.

Need to get over your ex? Call Death Bear

msnbc.com - Laura T. Coffey - ‎Feb 12, 2010‎
Which kind of makes you wonder: Could Socrates have benefited from the services of Death Bear? It turns out that a lot of people are identifying with Death Bear in a big way, especially as the romantic trappings of Valentine's Day ...

How Christian Were the Founders?

New York Times - Russell Shorto - ‎Feb 11, 2010‎
LAST MONTH, A WEEK before the Senate seat of the liberal icon Edward M. Kennedy fell into Republican hands, his legacy suffered another blow that was perhaps just as damaging, if less noticed.

Cancer-Ridden Dennis Hopper Issues Restraining Order Against 'Living Hell' Wife

FOXNews - Hollie McKay - ‎Feb 12, 2010‎
The divorce between Dennis Hopper (who is currently undergoing radical chemotherapy for advanced, metastasized prostate cancer) and his wife Victoria Hopper (nee Duffy) is getting uglier by the moment, with a Los Angeles Superior Court ...

Holly Robinson Peete: John Mayer's Apology to Me Fell Short

People Magazine - Champ Clark - ‎Feb 12, 2010‎
When Holly Robinson Peete was told by a friend that John Mayer - a musician her whole family admired - had called her "gorgeous" in a Playboy interview, she blushed and even told E! in a widely reported interview that she felt flattered.

Nodar Kumaritashvili Crash VIDEO: Winter Olympics Luge Slider DEAD (GRAPHIC ...

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2010‎
Nodar Kumaritashvili, a Georgian luge slider competing at the Vancouver Olympics, died today after crashing during a training run and hitting a metal pole.