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NEW YORK - Late-night hosts didn't waste a moment poking fun at the troubles of one of their own, after a CBS newsman was charged with trying to blackmail David Letterman for $2 million in a plot that forced the late-night comic to acknowledge having ...
Video: CBS Employee Pleads Not Guilty in Letterman Plot The Associated Press
David Letterman: Comedy show turns into drama in 3 acts Chicago Tribune
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MANILA, Philippines - The government's chief forecaster says Typhoon Parma has made landfall in the northern Philippines. The storm toppled trees and power lines in at least two provinces with powerful winds and driving rain, but there were no ...
Philippines braces for Typhoon Parma CNN International
CNN International - 1 hour ago
PADANG, Indonesia (CNN) -- As many as 4000 people could be buried under the rubble in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Indonesia, United Nations officials said Saturday.
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The US says the demand by the P5+1 group for inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to visit Iran's recently-announced Fordu nuclear facility within a fortnight is not a deadline 'written in stone'.
Iran Diplomacy Shifts to U.N. Watchdog Wall Street Journal
The Associated Press - - 3 hours ago
HONOLULU - On a search-and-rescue mission in a tsunami-stricken American Samoa village, Capt. Nate Duff and his Hawaii Air National Guard troops waded through knee-deep swampland and under trucks hanging from trees in hopes of finding missing children.
South Pacific Toll in Tsunami Rises New York Times
Wall Street Journal - 45 minutes ago
DUBLIN (Dow Jones)--Counting of votes in Ireland's referendum on the Lisbon Treaty begins 0800 GMT Saturday as an exit poll from opposition Fine Gael Party claimed late Friday that 60% of people voted yes, while 40% voted no.
Early signs favor `yes' in Irish vote on EU treaty The Associated Press
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Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
Attention will now focus on Democratic leaders in the Senate and the White House to referee the differences between Baucus' middle-of-the-road bill and a more liberal one.
Medical device tax still part of health care bill Boston Globe
New York Times - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department and the Senate Ethics Committee are expected to conduct preliminary inquiries into whether Senator John Ensign violated federal law or ethics rules as part of an effort to conceal an ...
Ensign's Senate Prospects Grow Cloudy Wall Street Journal
Sen. John Ensign scandal gets deeper with allegation of lobbying ... Christian Science Monitor
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
Another storm over health-care rhetoric blew through the House this week, prompting Republicans and Democrats to trade accusations that the other had crossed the line marking good taste and civility in the chamber.
Dems taunt GOP: Where's your health care plan? The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 4 hours ago
Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- US job losses unexpectedly accelerated last month and the unemployment rate reached the highest level since 1983, signaling any recovery in consumer spending and economic growth will be slow to develop.
Unemployment rises to 9.8%, a 26-year high The Money Times
Reuters - - 7 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Free TV shows on the Internet could be harder to find if Comcast Corp succeeds in acquiring a majority stake in NBC Universal.
Comcast's Tough Road Ahead Forbes
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Bizjournals.com - 7 minutes ago
As speculation mounts about who will succeed Ken Lewis as chief executive at Bank of America Corp., some are wondering what role Uncle Sam will play in that decision.
Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis' exit kitty: $68.8 million Los Angeles Times
Bank of America Starts Successor Search Wall Street Journal
CNET News - - 8 hours ago
The gas mask bra is one of the winners at the 19th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Except for one award: the gas mask bra, which, while ridiculous and hilarious at face value, has far more going on below the, er, ...
Gas-Mask Bra, Tequila Diamonds Among 2009 Ig Nobels National Geographic
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ChannelWeb - - 11 hours ago
By Brian Kraemer, channelweb Microsoft's Bing has lost market share to Google over the past month, prompting some to start digging the decision engine's grave.
Bing takes first slip in search market Computerworld
Wall Street Journal - - 8 hours ago
The behavior of our ape relatives, known as peaceful vegetarians, once bolstered the view that our actions could not be traced to an impulse to dominate.
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Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
By from staff and wire reports Lady Gaga isn't letting her ill-fated tour with Kanye West keep her from her fans. A day after her joint tour with the rapper was canceled, the pop star said Friday she'll be hitting the road solo.
Wild, wild West Boston Herald
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The Associated Press - - 18 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - Film director Roman Polanski agreed to pay his sexual assault victim $500000 to settle a lawsuit 15 years after he fled the United States, according to court documents Polanski and the victim, Samantha Geimer, reached the deal in October ...
Roman Polanski said he'd pay to end victim's lawsuit Los Angeles Times
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ESPN - - 15 minutes ago
AP RIO DE JANEIRO -- Confetti poured over 50000 cheering Brazilians, swimsuit-clad revelers waved green, yellow and blue flags and bartenders worked overtime serving caipirinhas to celebrate one of Rio's proudest moments: The 2016 Olympics are coming ...
Samba! Rio wins right to host the 2016 Olympics The Associated Press
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Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
Victor Martinez dropped in an RBI single in the third inning that gave the Sox a 3-0 lead over the Indians. The catcher has a hit in 28 consecutive starts.
Indians-Red Sox Preview CBSSports.com
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Minneapolis Star Tribune - - 4 hours ago
Officials say that underlying health problems contributed in all three cases and that the apparent cluster over two weeks didn't indicate a significant change in the disease's course.
Arizona Daily Star - 1 hour ago
Manufacturers nationwide support the battle against breast cancer by donating money from the sale of their products to breast cancer research.
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Bellingham seafood business promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month TheNewsTribune.com
New York Times - - 8 hours ago
In an attack on the regulation of drug marketing, the makers of the antiwrinkle shot Botox have filed a free-speech lawsuit against the federal government.
Botox maker Allergan seeks to lift US ban on marketing unapproved uses Los Angeles Times
Allergan Sees Suit Against Govt As Unique To Company Wall Street Journal
Ars Technica - - Sep 29, 2009
Ars takes you inside of Google's bold vision for the future of Internet messaging with this hands-on look at Wave. Learn more about the experimental service, its underlying technology, and the opportunities that it will provide for third-party ...
New York Times - - Sep 29, 2009
ABOUT two-thirds of Americans object to online tracking by advertisers - and that number rises once they learn the different ways marketers are following their online movements, according to a new survey from professors at the ...
Forbes - - Sep 29, 2009
Tiger Woods has been making history on and off the course since he joined the PGA Tour in 1996. First up was a record $40 million contract from Nike.
New York Times - - Sep 29, 2009
AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. - In a rural corner of Nevada reeling from the recession, a bit of salvation seemed to arrive last year. A German developer, Solar Millennium, announced plans to build two large solar farms here that would harness ...
TechCrunch (blog) - - Sep 29, 2009
This is the third installment of our exclusive interview last week with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In the first article we showed an overview and video footage of the main subject areas we covered: Big ...