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Obama, GOP face choices of compromise or conflict

USA Today - Richard Wolf, John Fritze - ‎39 minutes ago‎
By Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images WASHINGTON - During the dog days of August, House Republican leader John Boehner urged President Obama to fire his entire economic team for failing to lead the nation out of the recession and create more jobs.
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Bernanke Experiments With Crisis Tools to Boost an Expanding US Economy

Bloomberg - Craig Torres, Steve Matthews - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke embarked on a historic test of unconventional monetary policy by using tools devised during the financial crisis to add fuel to an economy that's ...
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Distressed plane lands in Singapore after debris found on island

CNN International - Nicky Robertson, Judy Kwon - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff A Qantas A380 Airbus lands at Auckland International Airport watched by hundreds of people on October 10, 2008 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Lil Wayne To Celebrate Homecoming With Miami Bash - Mawuse Ziegbe, Sway Calloway - ‎1 hour ago‎
Newly freed MC will hang with family then live it up at King of Diamonds strip club. By Mawuse Ziegbe (@mawuseziegbe) , with reporting by Sway Calloway (@realsway) Lil Wayne's Young Money camp is making sure he's welcomed home from his nine-month ...

Miami Dolphins pass on Randy Moss - Jeff Darlington - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The Dolphins did not put in a waiver claim on receiver Randy Moss because he did not fit their long-term plans, but they put one in on linebacker Shawn Merriman.

Facebook opens Places app to thousands of retailers

USA Today - Jon Swartz - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Barely two months after diving into the fledgling location-based-services market, the social-media giant has made the mobile "check-in" application available to major merchants and thousands of small and midsize businesses in ...

Harper's Pro-Trade Stance, Investment May Suffer From BHP Ruling

Bloomberg - Alexandre Deslongchamps, Christopher Donville - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The Canadian government's rejection of BHP Billiton Ltd.'s $40 billion bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. may hurt the country's pro-trade image, deter foreign ...

Whitman, Fiorina and McMahon: Spending big, failing bigger

Washington Post - Jason Horowitz - ‎1 hour ago‎
All sharp, successful businesswomen who made millions as executives in the private sector, they identified 2010 as an apt historical moment for a Republican candidate with no political experience to break into politics.

For tea party, victories may trigger identity crisis

Washington Post - Amy Gardner, David A. Fahrenthold - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold reports from Rand Paul's election night party, where supporters reveled in victory and looked forward to their candidate's effect on Washington.

GM $13 billion IPO to cut Treasury stake to 43 percent

Reuters - Rebecca Cook - ‎32 minutes ago‎
General Motors Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre talks about the first assembled lithium-ion battery for the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle during a news conference in Brownstown Township, Michigan January 7, 2010.

How Reid Machine Held Off Upstart Conservative

Wall Street Journal - Alexandra Berzon, Tamara Audi - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Nevada Democratic Senator Harry Reid overcame tea-party favorite Sharron Angle with an old-fashioned campaign strategy and a political machine that won the day over an upstart conservative, in what was a surprise ...

Buy a house, clean your floor, move your butt: Ars reviews Kinect

Ars Technica - Ben Kuchera - ‎33 minutes ago‎
I'm standing in front of my television, and as I lift both hands to the air, palms facing inward, the crowd goes wild. They stand and cheer.

The Caucus: Democrat Wins Oregon Governor Race

New York Times - Anahad O'Connor - ‎49 minutes ago‎
By ANAHAD O'CONNOR One day after a heated election that was initially considered too close to call, John Kitzhaber became the new governor of Oregon when his Republican opponent announced he was conceding.

Rick Fox should have danced all night

Boston Herald - Michael Maloney - ‎38 minutes ago‎
By Inside Track Rick Fox may have worn all green for his last performance on “Dancing with the Stars,” but it sure didn't bring the former Celtic any luck.

You Want a Toy With That?

New York Times - Jesse McKinley - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Lost in the nationwide electoral tumult Tuesday was another important vote, this one by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, which took on one of the great (tasting) issues of our day: the Happy Meal.

Israel Attack Kills a Top Militant in Gaza

New York Times - Fares Akram - ‎5 hours ago‎
GAZA - A Palestinian leader of an Islamic extremist group inspired by Al Qaeda was killed in an apparent Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Wednesday, according to the Israeli military.

AT&T Sets up Division to Target Health Care

ABC News - Peter Svensson - ‎32 minutes ago‎
AP By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer AT&T Inc., the country's largest telecommunications company, on Thursday said it is setting up a division to target the health care industry, hoping to have a significant seat at the table when industry adopts ...

Brodeur exits early but injury isn't serious - Craig Custance - ‎33 minutes ago‎
He's already trying to win games without star winger Zach Parise, so when Martin Brodeur left Wednesday's game with an injury, Devils coach John MacLean couldn't help but think the worse.

Hip-Hop Experts React To George Bush's Kanye Comments - Alvin Blanco - ‎5 hours ago‎
Like Bill Clinton and Lil Wayne, George Bush cares what Kanye West has to say. In an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer, Bush relayed that the lowest point of his presidency was in 2005 when, during a live benefit concert for Hurricane ...

Alaska: Ballot-by-ballot count looms

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Officials will begin the count next week, but results could be up to the courts. ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski began a drawn-out battle Wednesday for every ballot with her handwritten name on it in her bid to become only the second ...

Pierce leads Celtics to overtime victory and eclipses 20000 career points

Kansas City Star - ‎34 minutes ago‎
AP BOSTON | Paul Pierce stood at the free-throw line and held both of his arms in the air as the home fans gave him a standing ovation.

Iowa Justices' removal will cause rulings delays

Chicago Tribune - Michael J. Crumb - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Iowa Supreme Court's ability to function and rule on cases will be slowed following the ouster of three justices, the state's court administrator said Wednesday.


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