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Volatile House nears passage of budget bill

Boston Globe - Theo Emery - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Tea Party movement, propelled by last fall's elections, reached an acrimonious apex yesterday as the Republican-controlled House neared passage of a vast budget-cutting measure that would also bar the Environmental ...
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Bahrain protests: US watches with one eye on Iran

BBC News - Kim Ghattas - ‎58 minutes ago‎
If the popular uprising in Egypt gave Washington a real headache, the brutal crackdown on protesters in Bahrain involves even more complicated calculations for the Obama administration.
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Gaddafi acts on increasing unrest

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
At least 46 people are now known to have died in clashes between anti-Gaddafi protesters and security forces in Libya since Wednesday.
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Kobe Bryant isn't worried; Carmelo Anthony isn't traded (yet)

Los Angeles Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Lakers' star finally talks after a week of bad losses and says everything can be fixed. Nuggets' star hopes something can be worked out, with reports of deals to Knicks or Nets.

Wis. assembly speaker plans vote on union bill - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Students, teachers and prison guards have turned out at the Capitol this week to protest, standing shoulder-to-shoulder in the building's hallways, sitting cross-legged across the floor and making it difficult to move from room to room.

US Blocks Security Council Censure of Israeli Settlements

New York Times - Neil MacFarquhar - ‎1 hour ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - The Obama administration vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Friday condemning Israeli settlement building in occupied territory as illegal, choosing not to alienate Israel and risking the anger ...

House votes to remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood

Washington Post - Lisa Mascaro, Kathleen Hennessey - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Republican-led House approved an amendment Friday that would prohibit federal funding for Planned Parenthood. The measure, which passed the House 240 to 185, blocks Planned Parenthood from receiving federal ...

'Unknown' is entirely forgettable

Rexburg Standard Journal - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Tony says that despite a cool plot twist, "Unknown" starring Liam Neeson isn't worth watching. Photo Courtesy Warner Bros.

At 51, Fred Couples shoots a 66 for the lead at Riviera

Los Angeles Times - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Veteran isn't sure how his back will hold up, but he's ahead of everyone else on one of his favorite courses. Fred Couples celebrates after making a nearly 100-foot putt for eagle on the first hole during the second round of the Northern Trust Open at ...

Radiohead Surprises With Early Release

New York Times - Jon Pareles - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mark J. Terrill/AP The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more. Join the discussion.

US Airlines Post First Job Gain Since 2008 on Travel

Bloomberg - Sonja Elmquist, Mary Jane Credeur - ‎9 hours ago‎
Employment at US airlines rose 0.2 percent in December, the first time since June 2008 that passenger carriers created more jobs to keep pace with rising demand for travel.

From Libya to Yemen, no sign of unrest easing

Los Angeles Times - Jeffrey Fleishman, Kim Murphy - ‎1 hour ago‎
The death toll, and frustrations, rise as anti-government demonstrations in Libya, Yemen and Jordan are met with security forces and intimidation.

"Buy everything" sentiment continues on Wall Street

Reuters - Brendan McDermid - ‎5 hours ago‎
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York in this July 9, 2007 file photo. By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors will continue to ride the speediest rally in US stocks since the Great Depression despite growing ...

Cairo Parties as the Economy Struggles

Fox News - David Lee Miller - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Demonstrators grab pieces of a cake as it is passed above their heads during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday Feb. 18, 2011.

Judge rejects request to release mug shots in Arizona shooting case

Los Angeles Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Search warrants and mug shots of Jared Lee Loughner will stay under wraps for now but could be released later. By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times A federal judge on Friday turned down media requests to release mug shots and search warrants in the case ...

NFL, union hold first session with federal mediator

Kansas City Star - ‎53 minutes ago‎
AP NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union head DeMaurice Smith met in front of a federal mediator for about six hours Friday in a bid to jump-start contentious and slow-moving labor negotiations two weeks before owners could lock out players and ...

Bilinguals may lose memory slower

Charlotte Observer - Lauran Neergaard - ‎6 minutes ago‎
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Waltrip wins, pays tribute to Earnhardt - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Michael Waltrip planned to spend his time at Daytona International Speedway celebrating the life of Dale Earnhardt. He ended up emotionally celebrating in Victory Lane - again.

King calls for talks amid escalating violence

ABC Online - Simon Santow - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bahrain's king has offered a national dialogue "with all parties" in an effort to resolve a crisis that has killed four people and wounded hundreds.

Oscars to revisit 1970 template?

Awards Daily - Ryan Adams, Oscar Fail - ‎58 minutes ago‎
As already reported tonight, the Academy is discarding the lovely heartfelt tributes to each of the lead acting nominees in an effort to eliminate any genuine flavor from the broadcast, trimming it down to the slick chemical consistency of low-fat ...

NASA to launch shuttle Discovery on Feb 24

Economic Times - ‎14 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON: The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, NASA said.

Frankie Muniz 911 Call -- 'I'ma Celebrity' - ‎7 hours ago‎
TMZ has obtained the 911 call made the night Frankie Muniz and his girlfriend got into a huge argument ... during which Frankie can be heard telling the dispatcher, "I don't want to make a big deal because I am a celebrity.

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