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White House signals compromise on tax cuts

Reuters - Jonathan Ernst - ‎39 minutes ago‎
House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) (R) listens to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) answer questions during a news conference after sweeping Republican gains in midterm elections, at the US Capitol in Washington, November 3, ...
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Sen. Patty Murray wins fourth term

Seattle Times - Jim Brunner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Democrat Patty Murray has won a fourth term to the US Senate. Her Republican challenger, Dino Rossi, conceded the race Thursday evening after new vote totals showed Murray widening her lead.
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Space probe captures 'amazing' images of comet Hartley 2

Los Angeles Times - Amina Khan - ‎4 hours ago‎
Deep Impact's fly-by reveals a small, peanut-shaped comet that has been spitting out cyanide for days. The Hartley 2 comet. The Deep Impact space probe fly-by was only the fifth time a spacecraft has had such a close look at a comet.
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Asian Stocks Jump, Commodities Rally on Profit Outlook, Australian Growth

Bloomberg - Patrick Chu - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Asian stocks surged, with advancing shares beating decliners six to one on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index, as Nissan Motor Co. and Sumitomo Heavy Industry forecast higher profits and Australia's central bank ...

Sparky Anderson, Hall of Fame manager of Reds and Tigers, dies at 76

Washington Post - Matt Schudel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sparky Anderson, 76, one of baseball's greatest managers, who led the Cincinnati Reds' "Big Red Machine" dynasty of the 1970s to two World Series championships and won a third in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers, died Nov.

State media: Plane crashes in central Cuba, 68 dead

CNN International - Shasta Darlington - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- A domestic passenger plane with 61 passengers and 7 crew members crashed in central Cuba Thursday, state media reported.

Jet Engine Failure Causes Worry on Manufacturer

New York Times - Jad Mouawad - ‎3 hours ago‎
The blowout of an engine on Qantas Flight 32 on Thursday was the latest in a series of problems involving Rolls-Royce engines and analysts said it raised serious questions about the company's ability to develop the engines for the newest ...

Microsoft has a hit with Kinect Xbox 360 game controller

USA Today - Mike Snider - ‎2 hours ago‎
Microsoft's new hands-free Kinect controller makes playing Xbox 360 video games feel like magic: Wave your arms, move your body, issue a command and voila!

Scan can cut lung cancer deaths

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jeremy Olson - ‎1 hour ago‎
A study of heavy smokers found 20 percent fewer deaths with an annual spiral CT scan. By STAFF and WIRE REPORTS Deaths in America every year related to lung cancer, nearly one-third of all cancer-related deaths.

Boost for Keeping All Bush Tax Cuts

Wall Street Journal - John D. Mckinnon, Janet Hook - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama is open to considering the extension of all Bush-era tax cuts for a year or two, the White House confirmed Thursday, putting to a likely end any debate over whether to extend the breaks for ...

Skyfire iPhone, iPad App Is 'Sold Out'

eWeek - Michelle Maisto - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can now view Flash video, thanks to the Skyfire 2.0 app. Unfortunately, it's temporarily not available, due to massive demand.

Pat Quinn wins in Illinois

Christian Science Monitor - Charles Rex Arbogast - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn addresses the crowd believing he has won the gubernatorial race over Republican Bill Brady in the midterm election Wednesday, in Chicago.

Allegations involving QB Newton could be huge blow to BCS, Auburn - ‎2 hours ago‎
Heisman hopeful Cam Newton spent time at Florida and Blinn (Texas) Junior College before taking over the QB reins at Auburn. The 2010 college football season began under a cloud of NCAA-related scandals.

Movie review: 'For Colored Girls'

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tyler Perry breathes new life into Ntozake Shange's unforgettable study of the struggles of black women. With an ensemble that includes Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson and Loretta Devine, the emotions are raw, often brutally so, and transcendent.

Facebook Deals Threatens Google Places, Foursquare, Gowalla

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Facebook Deals is a shot across the collective bows of Google, whose Places local search is on the rise, and check-in services Foursquare and Gowalla.

Georgia Tech loses game, Joshua Nesbitt, chance of ACC title

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Doug Roberson - ‎30 minutes ago‎
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Georgia Tech lost its best player and its hope of defending its ACC title on a cold Virginia night. Joshua Nesbitt, who earlier became the most productive rushing quarterback in ACC history, was lost for the second ...

Obama's visit to India spotlights prosperity, dire need

USA Today - Calum MacLeod - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Calum MacLeod, USA TODAY DELHI, India - Sanjay Garg was among the Indians crowding the stores here to buy gold jewelry and other precious metals on Dhanteras, the first day of a five-day festival during which Hindus pray ...

Brad Pitt's 'Megamind' Character No 'Cardboard Hero,' Director Says - Sarah Flanigan, Kara Warner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pitt 'loved' voicing animated Metro Man, Tom McGrath tells MTV News, as co-star Ben Stiller jokes they wanted to give A-lister 'a break.

BOJ Says to Use New Fund to Buy J-REITS Rated AA or Higher

Bloomberg - Mayumi Otsuma - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The Bank of Japan will buy Japanese real estate investment trusts with credit ratings of AA or higher, providing more details on how it will invest money in a new fund that aims to stimulate demand and ...

Ban on low-nutrition kid-toy meals draws nearer in San Francisco

CNN International - Michael Martinez - ‎2 hours ago‎
San Francisco says restaurants must improve nutrition if they want to offer Captain America and other toys with meals. San Francisco, California (CNN) -- San Francisco city officials are readying to ban most of McDonald's Happy ...

Facing New Crisis, Haitians Prove Skeptical

New York Times - Randal C. Archibold - ‎1 hour ago‎
Haitians at a tent camp in Corail waited to be evacuated as Tropical Storm Tomas approached. By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD CORAIL, Haiti - Hours before the first raindrops and stiff winds of Tropical Storm Tomas arrived Thursday night, a group of aid workers ...


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