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Alexander Haig Jr. also served as White House chief of staff during the Nixon administration. He was a four-star general. (Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File 1988) By Mark Feeney Alexander M. Haig Jr.
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ABC News - - 6 hours ago
This year's CPAC convention was an all-out assault against President Obama, his party and his policies. Conservatives fire up for big November for GOP and look ahead to 2010 races.
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko withdrew her appeal case against the elections results from the Supreme Administrative court and the court has closed the case.
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Amsterdam - A furious dispute over the war in Afghanistan on Saturday brought down the Dutch government, bitterly divided over whether its forces should stay or go as NATO deepens its engagement against the Taliban.
AFP - 1 hour ago
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Christian Science Monitor - - 12 hours ago
Federal tax authorities spend a lot of time trying to convince Americans like IRS attacker Joe Stack that paying taxes is part of one's civic duty.
Facebook pulls plug on Tax-icide tribute to Joseph Stack, pilot who crashed ... New York Daily News
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
AP WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama wears blinders, of sorts. That helps her to see the real America. As the first lady put it in an interview Saturday, the people she's met and the causes she's taken up have put her in touch with a side of the country far ...
Summit to test bipartisanship Boston Globe
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - On the recession's front lines, governors are struggling to chart the road ahead for states staggered by unrelenting joblessness and cut-to-the-bone budgets even as Washington reports signs of economic growth.
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
For the first time in three years, credit-card issuers are ramping up their mailbox solicitations. But don't expect to see your father's credit-card appeals.
Big changes in credit cards Asbury Park Press
Key provisions of new law for credit cards take effect this week Lansing State Journal
Reuters - - Feb 19, 2010
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The sharp financial market reaction to the Federal Reserve's discount rate increase -- despite its assurances that the hike is not monetary tightening -- shows the tricky communication task officials face as they tiptoe toward an ...
Stocks, Dollar Gain as Views Change on Rate Hike New York Times
Wall Street Journal - - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON—The federal agency charged with ensuring the safety of IRS employees said it has seen an uptick in the past several years in threats against agency personnel.
Tax Law Was Cited in Software Engineer's Suicide Note New York Times
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AP Two prominent schools in China dispute allegations that hacking attacks on Google and other firms originated from them, a report said Saturday.
2 China Schools Said to Be Tied to Online Attacks New York Times
CNET - - 14 hours ago
When one hears the word "spy," one normally thinks of places like Moscow, London, and Washington rather than Rosemont, Pa.
San Francisco Chronicle - - 14 hours ago
The recent privacy backlash over Google Buzz, the company's new social-networking service, is the latest in a series of launch fumbles that some argue reveal troubling blind spots within the Internet giant.
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
Actor Jeremy Renner from the film ''The Hurt Locker'' poses on the red carpet at the 16th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 23, 2010.
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ABC News - - 10 hours ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish drama "Honey" was the surprise winner of the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin film festival on Saturday, and Roman Polanski, fighting extradition to the United States, ...
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AP VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- If rivalries are your thing, this is quite a weekend at the Vancouver Olympics. Last time the Winter Games were held in Canada, the big head-to-head matchups were in figure skating.
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US-Canada is a big game, but how big? Los Angeles Times
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AP HONOLULU—Lorenzo Keeler scored 31 points and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo hit 11 3-pointers in a 102-89 victory over Hawaii in a BracketBuster game Saturday night.
College Men's Basketball: Cal Poly wins in Hawaii San Luis Obispo Tribune
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New York Times - - 2 hours ago
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A night of rivals and a record for Ohno Washington Post
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Anti-retroviral treatments (ARVs) and universal testing could stop the spread of Aids in South Africa within five years, a top scientist says.
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Research Ties Diabetes Drug to Heart Woes New York Times
BBC News - - Feb 19, 2010
Natural progesterone, the sex hormone used in the first contraceptive pills, is to be tested on patients with severe head injuries.
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Wall Street Journal - - Feb 17, 2010
A new type of nuclear reactor—smaller than a rail car and one tenth the cost of a big plant—is emerging as a contender to reshape the nation's resurgent nuclear power industry.
Los Angeles Times - - Feb 17, 2010
Federal fish fighters this week are preparing further assaults on the feared Asian carp, with nets, electrified fences, poison - whatever they can do to stop the terrifying beast from entering the Great Lakes.
New York Times (blog) - - Feb 16, 2010
It used to be so simple. You wanted to go to Paris, so you called a travel agency, gave them your dates and budget, and with any luck, you soon had in your hands a real paper ticket with a real dollar value.
CNN - - Feb 19, 2010
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TechCrunch (blog) - Feb 16, 2010
by Guest Author on Feb 16, 2010 Antitrust lawyer and Open Book Alliance leader Gary Reback has been called the “antitrust champion” and the “protector of the marketplace” by the National Law Journal, and has been at the forefront of many of the most ...