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Report: Paterno sought criminal defense lawyer

CBS News -
Embattled former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has contacted a criminal defense attorney in the child sex abuse case that has rocked the university, NBC News has reported.
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Veterans for hire -
Paul Stewart, an Air National Guard sergeant, returned from Baghdad in March but has had little luck finding a job. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff) By Katie Johnston Paul Stewart would not have gone to Iraq if he had not needed the work.

Nuclear ambiguity

Ha'aretz -
The IAEA's report on Iran's nuclear drive may have confirmed Jerusalem's suspicions about Tehran, but it also left in its wake a panoply of questions about what Israel, or anybody, should do next.

Romney readies Iowa ad as Cain, Perry address woes

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is preparing for a higher profile in Iowa, where he possibly could land a knockout punch if two top rivals don't quickly fix their campaign problems and back-of-the-pack contenders such as ...

Italy crisis: Senate to vote on austerity measures

BBC News -
The Italian senate is holding a debate - followed by a vote - on austerity measures designed to avoid a bailout of the eurozone's third largest economy.

Shares gain, euro climbs as Italy in focus

Reuters -
A man monitors an electronic board displaying stock prices at the Karachi Stock Exchange November 10, 2011. By Anirban Nag LONDON (Reuters) - European shares rose on Friday while the euro held onto modest gains as investors bought beaten-down riskier ...

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Saving Greece: Can New PM Lucas Papademos Handle Europe's Worst Job?

Prime Minister of Greece may be the worst job in Europe, but Lucas Papademos took it anyway. The bespectacled economist is expected to be sworn in on Friday, alongside a new Cabinet tasked with ...

Syria unrest: Human Rights Watch details Homs 'abuse'

BBC News -
Human Rights Watch has called on the Arab League to suspend Syria, saying the abuses against civilians in Homs are crimes against humanity.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 13

The Press Association -
The death toll from Turkey's latest earthquake has risen to at least 13 as rescue workers pulled another body from the rubble.

US Soldier Gets Life Sentence in Afghan Killings

ABC News -
A military jury sentenced an Afghan war veteran to life in prison after the Army staff sergeant was convicted of murder, conspiracy and other charges in the deaths of civilians, in one of the most gruesome cases to emerge from the ...

Fatal shooting renews tensions at Oakland protest camp

Reuters -
Occupy Oakland demonstrators gather at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza for a candlelight vigil after a man was shot and killed near Occupy Oakland's encampment in Oakland, California November 10, 2011.

Jefferson County Bankruptcy a Blow to Long-Suffering Birmingham

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Birmingham, Alabama, the most prominent industrial center in the Southeast before the civil- rights era, has been on a long losing streak that just got longer.

Texas officials reject Confederate license plate

Los Angeles Times -
Texas officials on Thursday unanimously rejected a proposal for specialty license plates featuring the Confederate flag. The nine-member Texas Department of Motor Vehicles board, all appointees of Gov.

Turkey dinner will gobble up more money this Thanksgiving

The Daily Advertiser -
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2007 file photo, a freezer case of frozen turkeys is seen at Market Basket in Concord, NH The American Farm Bureau Federation reported Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 that a meal with turkey and all the trimmings will cost about 13 ...

Keystone XL: Canada-US pipeline route decision delayed

BBC News -
The Obama administration is to reassess the route of a controversial Canada-US oil pipeline, delaying a decision on the project by up to 18 months.

iOS 5.0.1 not fixing iPhone battery problems for everyone

ZDNet (blog) -
It seems that Apple's latest iOS 5.0.1 update released yesterday isn't fixing the iPhone battery drain problem for everyone.

Facebook, FTC Near Privacy Settlement

Wall Street Journal -
Facebook is finalizing a proposed settlement with the FTC over charges that it engaged in deceptive behavior when changing privacy settings on the social network.

HTML5: A Look Behind the Technology Changing the Web

Wall Street Journal -
A year and a half after Steve Jobs endorsed it in an unusual essay, a set of programming techniques called HTML5 is rapidly winning over the Web.

Sony “four screen” revolution to preempt Apple Siri TV

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SlashGear -
Sony is working on its own revolution in the TV market, with engineers rushing to develop the company's “four screen” strategy before Apple can release its own television set.

Could The Muppets Have A Role In The Academy Awards After All?

Cinema Blend -
As much as I would love to see the Muppets host the Academy Awards - and I really, really would - I do understand why it would be a challenge logistically.

Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 dominates Latin Grammys

CBS News -
(AP) LAS VEGAS - Calle 13, the Puerto Rican hip-hop duo acclaimed for its politically charged lyrics, Afro-Caribbean beats and raunchy dance anthems, emerged as the new darling of Latin music Thursday night after sweeping the Latin Grammy Awards and ...

Ashton Kutcher hands Twitter account to management after Penn State Joe ...

Daily Mail -
By Daily Mail Reporter He famously became the first Twitter user to reach one million followers, and has always been a staunch advocate of the popular social networking site.

Box Office: 'Immortals,' 'Jack & Jill' Need a Lot of Young Men

Reuters -
Two of the three movies opening wide this weekend are targeted at a key film-going demographic that has been staying away from the movies lately: Young men.

Talk's over: Players must choose between playing or decertifying -
The owners' latest proposal wasn't good enough to receive union president Derek Fisher's outright approval. AP On the 133rd day of the lockout, commissioner David Stern called the players' bluff: Are you going to accept the new era for the NBA, ...

As another season slips away, Chargers could be facing big changes -
Not just in terms of injuries (of which they have a lot) or in the playoff race, but in a grander, big-picture sense, something appears to be lacking in San Diego.

North Carolina, Michigan State hit the open seas

USA Today -
CORONADO, Calif. - All along, Carrier Classic organizers thought they would have a contingency plan for the unlikely occurrence of rain in San Diego.

Woods shoots 67 to take lead Down Under -
By Sports Network Tiger Woods fired a five-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds at the Australian Open. Woods finished 36 holes at nine-under-par 135.

Juan Manuel Marquez seeks fair, perfect Manny Pacquiao bout

USA Today -
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez are different fighters with different means to the same end. By John Gurzinski, AFP/Getty Images Manny Pacquiao, left, puts his WBO welterweight title on the line Saturday ...

Contact with Mars moon probe still unsuccessful

RIA Novosti -
Attempts during the night to receive a signal from the unmanned lander Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, which failed to reach its orbit after separating from the launch vehicle on November 9, have so far been to no avail, a source in the space industry said on ...

UC-Santa Cruz astronomers discover pristine gas - cloudy relics of The Big Bang

San Jose Mercury News -
This simulation of galaxy formation shows streams of gas feeding the growing galaxy. The newly discovered gas clouds may be part of a "cold flow" of gas similar to these streams.

Cancer treatment shows promise for rapid weight loss

Los Angeles Times -
A synthetic peptide that inhibits blood supply, a strategy employed in many cancer drugs, is found to kill fat cells and improve metabolic function in trials involving monkeys.

Study links regular religious service attendance, outlook on life

CNN (blog) -
(CNN) - A new study shows that attending religious services regularly can mean a more optimistic, less depressed, and less cynical outlook on life.


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