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Upstate New York House Race Is Too Close to Call

New York Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By DAVID M. HALBFINGER A mere 65 votes separated the two candidates late Tuesday in an upstate New York Congressional contest that has received national attention and is seen as a referendum on the Obama administration’s economic recovery efforts.

Automakers' Speed Bumps Felt Locally

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Thomas Heath Washington area dealerships that sell General Motors and Chrysler vehicles have been trimming costs and reducing the number of cars on their lots for more than a year in expectation that the two American manufacturing icons might be ...
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Prof. of Industrial Relations, Clark University

PC users brace for attack by Conficker worm

Boston Globe - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By Hiawatha Bray Today may see the beginning of a global online crime wave - or the biggest April Fool's Day joke in Internet history.

Australia FM: Iran's attendance shows acceptance for Afghanistan

Xinhua - ‎35 minutes ago‎
CANBERRA, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said on Wednesday Iran's attendance at a meeting to discuss the war in Afghanistan showed a willingness from all central Asian neighbors to assist the war-torn nation.

Settlers hopeful Netanyahu will boost housing construction

Jerusalem Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
By TOVAH LAZAROFF Outgoing prime minister Ehud Olmert might have spoken fervently about peace with the Palestinians, but in 2008, Palestinians watched workers break slightly more ground for new settlement homes than they did in any single year under ...

World Leaders Lay Out Tests for Obama

Wall Street Journal - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By JONATHAN WEISMAN and JAY SOLOMON LONDON -- In the closing weeks of his presidential campaign, Barack Obama's running mate, Joe Biden, warned that the world would soon test a young, relatively inexperienced president.

Climate Bill Attempts To Please Competing Interests

Washington Post - ‎58 minutes ago‎
By Juliet Eilperin House Democrats introduced an ambitious climate bill yesterday aimed at pleasing both environmental and business interests, even as Senate leaders acknowledged that the party faces serious challenges in trying to pass a carbon limit ...

Health nominee Sebelius reveals tax errors

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathleen Sebelius, named as US health secretary by President Barack Obama, became his latest nominee to reveal income tax issues, saying on Tuesday she paid nearly $8000 to settle errors over three years.

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Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A three-judge state panel in Minnesota dealt Norm Coleman (R) a serious setback in his bid for reelection to the Senate, ruling yesterday that only 400 absentee ballots in his contest against entertainer Al Franken (D) may be reviewed and possibly ...

Biggest US tax hike on tobacco takes effect

USA Today - ‎52 minutes ago‎
By Steven Senne, AP By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY Smokers are gasping at higher cigarette and cigar prices as the largest federal tobacco tax increase in history takes effect.

Home Prices: Low, But Still No Bargain

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Forget low mortgage rates and the buyer's market. Real-estate prices still have a long way to fall. By BRETT ARENDS Homeowners are watching anxiously for any signs of housing market stabilization.

Sun-Times Media Group Files for Voluntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy ...

FOXBusiness - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sun-Times Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SUTM) today announced that it and certain affiliates (the "Company") filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.

HP Is 'Studying' Android for PC Use

BusinessWeek - ‎22 minutes ago‎
By Aaron Ricadela Move over, Microsoft. Hewlett-Packard may give Google the entrée it needs to provide the go-to operating system for new lines of mass-market notebook computers.

Skype VoIP app expanding to BlackBerry

CNET News - ‎3 hours ago‎
by Jessica Dolcourt Hot on the heels of releasing Skype for iPhone, the VoIP communications company has come to the table with news of a free, 'lite' version of Skype for BlackBerry.

Good riddance, Encarta!

ZDNet - ‎10 hours ago‎
The other day, my 13-year old was writing an essay for school and told me that “we really need an encyclopedia on our computer.” I chuckled and then did a double-take.
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American Idol: Grow Up, Simon and Paula!

BuddyTV - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Editor's Note: This is a weekly guest post from the TV staff at Film.com. Check back here on Wednesdays for more Film.com stories about your favorite shows: Big Brother, The Amazing Race, Dancing with the Stars, Survivor, American Idol and America's ...

2 more celebrities kicked off ABC's `Dancing'

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Playmate and the Woz are done dancing. Playboy model Holly Madison and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak were booted from the "Dancing With the Stars" ballroom Tuesday during the ABC show's first midseason double elimination.

Head to head: Madonna adoption

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pop star Madonna is in Malawi awaiting the result of a court bid to adopt an orphan, four-year-old Chifundo "Mercy" James.

Calipari agrees to coach UK

FOXSports.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Jeff Goodman Jeff Goodman is a senior college basketball writer for FOXSports.com. He can be reached at GoodmanonFOX@aol.com or check out his blog, Good 'N Plenty.

Final Four field set with plenty of intrigue

SI.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
TRENTON, NJ (AP) -A perfect season or a championship guarantee? One of those could come to fruition at the Final Four in St. Louis.

Possible replacements for Cutler

Denver Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Lindsay H. Jones Georgia's Matthew Stafford is being compared to Jay Cutler because of his size and arm strength. Stafford is projected to be the No.
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Broncos will try to trade Cutler Richmond Times Dispatch

Pistachio nuts recalled: FDA's warning came after salmonella found ...

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Mike Hughlett | Tribune reporter The latest salmonella scare, which compelled the FDA this week to warn people away from food containing pistachios, began with the discovery of tainted California nuts in the Chicago area.

Plavix(R) Plus Aspirin More Effective Than Aspirin Alone in ...

FOXBusiness - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS & PRINCETON, NJ, Mar 31, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) ----Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today new findings from a landmark investigational study that demonstrated that, for patients ...

US panel sees brain cancer benefit with Roche drug

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Early data for Roche Holding AG's drug Avastin shows enough promise in treating patients with a certain brain cancer to be considered for quick approval, a US advisory panel said on Tuesday.

US to Join UN Rights Council

Wall Street Journal - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By JOE LAURIA NEW YORK -- The Obama administration said it will stand for election to one of three open seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council, reversing a key decision by the Bush administration.

York makes another pitch for Santa Clara

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(03-31) 19:30 PDT -- His celebrated uncle once called the place a "pig sty," and that was nearly 25 years ago. Now the nephew, in charge of the 49ers as team president, is trying to secure plans for a stadium in Santa Clara and leave Candlestick Park, ...

Police mount G20 protest security

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Police are mounting a huge security operation as anti-capitalist and climate change activists plan a series of protests around the G20 summit.