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Woman targeted by Petraeus' ex-lover wants privacy

CBS News - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON As questions swirl about the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired general and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, have been quiet about details of their relationship.
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Boehner: Raising Tax Rates 'Unacceptable'

ABC News
Nov 9, 2012
Written by
John Parkinson
Raising tax rates is "unacceptable" to House Speaker John Boehner as he prepares to open negotiations on the looming "fiscal cliff" with the president and congressional Democrats, he told "World News" anchor Diane Sawyer today in an exclusive interview.
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After Election, GOP Openness to Immigration

Wall Street Journal - ‎Nov 9, 2012‎
The Player: House Speaker John Boehner. The Play: Moving to the middle on immigration. The Strategy: Republicans paid a steep price at the ballot box Tuesday when Hispanics broke almost three-to-one for President Barack Obama, providing further ...
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Lakers hire Mike D'Antoni

ESPN - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Los Angeles Lakers, in a wholly unexpected move, announced Monday morning that they signed former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown as head coach.
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Moderate Syrian Cleric to Lead Opposition

Voice of America - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Maath al-Khatib poses for a photo after being elected president of the newly formed Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces, created after the Syrian National Council (SNC) agreed to the new group, November 11, 2012.
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Selena Gomez Receives Support From Friend After Justin Bieber Breakup

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
There's nothing like a helping hand from a friend. Earlier today, Selena Gomez was snapped attending her promotional duties at Kmart for her line Dream Out Loud, shortly after the E! News exclusively broke that she and Justin Bieber had split up.
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BBC news director and her deputy 'step aside' for time being in midst of child sex ...

Fox News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Nov. 10, 2012: The BBC Director General, George Entwistle, left, stands with the Chairman of the BBC Trust, Lord Chris Patten, as he announces his resignation as Director General outside New Broadcasting House in central London, after recent news ...
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Deadly earthquake collapses bridge, gold mine in underdeveloped northern ...

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Khin Maung Win/ Associated Press ) - Three men try to clear debris after a pagoda was damaged by Sunday's strong earthquake in Kyaukmyaung township in Shwebo, Sagaing Division, northwest of Mandalay, Myanmar, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
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Israel warns Hamas and Syria

Irish Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Israeli leaders vowed to escalate military operations against the Gaza Strip after two days of Palestinian rocket attacks and warned Syria that additional cross-border fire would bring a "painful" response.
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Israel fires warning shots 'after Syria mortar strike'

BBC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
Israeli forces say they have fired warning shots into Syria after a mortar round fired from Syria hit an Israeli post in the Golan Heights.
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UN gives ECOWAS green light to move into Mali

euronews - ‎41 minutes ago‎
ECOWAS troops with UN backing may soon be on their way into northern Mali following agreement at the UN. West Africa's regional bloc, meeting in Nigeria, agreed on Sunday to send 3300 troops, mostly from Nigeria, Burkina Fasso and Niger, and want to ...
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Search for cause of deadly Indianapolis explosion

Houston Chronicle - ‎27 minutes ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Two people are dead and dozens are displaced as investigators continue to seek the cause of an explosion that leveled at least two houses in an Indianapolis neighborhood and damaged as many as 30 beyond repair.
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Obama hails veterans, pledges continued support

Reuters - ‎14 hours ago‎
ARLINGTON, Virginia (Reuters) - President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to mark the Veterans Day holiday on Sunday, declaring that soldiers' needs would be met even as the country winds down wars in the Middle East ...
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Condom conundrum: Porn industry ponders latex law

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Story Highlights. Los Angeles County voted to require performers to use condoms when filming; It could take months before county health officials decide how to enforce the law; The adult entertainment industry says the measure will hurt their profits.
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Grim GDP Figures Pile Pressure on Japan Officials

Wall Street Journal - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By TAKASHI NAKAMICHI. TOKYO—Japan's embattled policy-makers will likely face even greater pressure to resuscitate growth as data released Monday showed a sharp economic contraction in the third quarter, forcing the economy minister to accept the ...
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Euro Leaders Face 'Monster' Problem of Greece - ‎12 minutes ago‎
As the Euro group of finance ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to decide whether to grant Greece a further tranche of aid that could prevent imminent financial catastrophe, a former European Central Bank (ECB) official told CNBC that Europe needs to ...
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Eurozone crisis live: Greece awaits bailout funds after passing 2013 budget

The Guardian - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The latest Japanese economic data has sent a shiver through the markets this morning - GDP fell by 0.9% in the third quarter of 2012, and economists believe the world's third-largest economy is slipping into recession.
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TexMessage: Mitt Romney thanks his supporters in one last campaign email

Houston Chronicle (blog)
1 hour ago
Written by
Jana Kasperkevic
TexMessage. Monday, November 12. Good morning TexMessagers! Happy Veterans' day! TEXclusive. Thought you have seen the last of campaign emails come Nov. 7? Well, think again.
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Killer fail: how Romney's broken Orca app cost him thousands of votes

The Verge
Nov 9, 2012
Written by
Adi Robertson
A few days before the presidential election, Mitt Romney's campaign announced what it hoped would be its secret weapon at the polls.
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As Apple's Battle With HTC Ends, Smartphone Patent Fights Continue

New York Times
7 hours ago
Written by
Nick Wingfield
Apple has shut down one front in what Steven P. Jobs, the company's late chief executive, once described as a thermonuclear legal war against Android, Google's mobile operating system.
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Ballmer says Microsoft Surface sales off to 'modest' start

4 hours ago
Written by
Brooke Crothers
Sales of Microsoft's new tablet are modest despite the fact that one model was sold out online for more than a week. Speaking to French daily Le Parisien, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said sales "are starting modestly.
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Shaken Not Stirred: James Bond Is Still A Cool Cat - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Early James Bond movies such as Dr. No, From Russia With Love or Thunderball showed Sean Connery smoking cigarettes in cocktail jackets, parading around casinos while women with exceptionally large exposed bosoms and compromised IQ points ...
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MTV EMAs 2012: Taylor Swift, Psy and Justin Bieber are winners in Frankfurt - ‎39 minutes ago‎
MTV EMAs 2012: Taylor Swift, Psy and Justin Bieber are winners in Frankfurt. Taylor Swift picks up three awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in Frankfurt, as host Heidi Klum joins Psy for a performance of Gangnam Style.
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Judy Garland's 'Oz' dress fetches $480G in auction

Fox News - ‎14 hours ago‎
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Judy Garland's blue pinafore dress that she wore in "The Wizard of Oz" has sold for $480,000.
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Homeland Recap: Carrie and Brody Finally Kiss

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nothing like a Claire Danes and Damian Lewis make-out session to heat up things on the east coast! Tonight's episode of Homeland had the much anticipated kiss between Carrie and Brody, plus we also learned why Dana (Morgan Saylor) and Finn's ...
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Column: Bears Still Try to Get by With Half a Team

ABC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Bears defenders have been running off the field for a half-century now and yelling the same thing at their offensive teammates. "Try and hold 'em.
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Suddenly flawed Falcons part of an imperfection convection

Los Angeles Times
6 hours ago
Written by
Sam Farmer
SAM FARMER / ON THE NFL. Suddenly flawed Falcons part of an imperfection convection. Atlanta was two yards from a 9-0 record when a fourth-down pass was batted down by New Orleans.
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Irish move to No. 3 in BCS ranks

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is ready to make his case for his team to play for the national title. After saying he would stay out of BCS politics last week, Kelly gave some reasons for why he thinks his team should play for the championship during his Sunday ...
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Wreck causes brawl in garage

ESPN - ‎4 hours ago‎
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- NASCAR officials say it's too early to predict whether drivers or crew members will be suspended for being involved in fights following a wreck between Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer late in Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway.
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No progress in NHL labor talks

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
After a contentious round of meetings Friday, representatives from the NHL and the players union returned to the bargaining table Sunday.
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Antarctic sea ice is increasing - ‎2 hours ago‎
"Overall sea ice cover in Antarctica is increasing but very slowy. It is about a fifth of the overall decrease in the Arctic.
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China's endangered pandas face bamboo shortage threat

AFP - ‎15 hours ago‎
(AFP) - 10 hours ago. PARIS - Their numbers already threatened by a slow breeding rate and rapid habitat loss, China's endangered giant pandas now also risk losing their staple food, bamboo, to climate change, a report said Sunday.
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Nestle recalls Nesquik chocolate powder over salmonella concerns

Los Angeles Times - ‎Nov 9, 2012‎
Nestle USA issued a voluntary recall of its Nesquik chocolate powder after being tipped off by an ingredient supplier of possible salmonella contamination.

Novartis' Certican succeeds in liver transplant trial

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said on Monday its Certican, an immune system drug also known under the names Afinitor and Votubia, showed positive outcomes in a two-year phase III study in liver transplantation.