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Obama, GOP clash on Benghazi, Rice

Washington Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
An angry President Obama on Wednesday demanded his congressional critics “go after me” rather than snipe at his top aides, after two top Republican senators said U.N.
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Veteran FBI Agent Helped Start Petraeus E-Mail Inquiry

New York Times - ‎5 minutes ago‎
DOVER, Fla. - The F.B.I. agent who spurred the investigation that led to the resignation of David H. Petraeus as C.I.A. director is a “hard-charging” veteran counterterrorism investigator who played a major role in the foiled millennium terrorist plot in 1999, ...
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Romney Blames Loss on Obama's 'Gifts' to Minorities and Young Voters

New York Times (blog)
26 minutes ago
Written by
Ashley Parker
Saying that he and his team still felt “troubled” by his loss to President Obama, Mitt Romney on Wednesday attributed his defeat in part to what he called big policy “gifts” that the president had bestowed on loyal Democratic constituencies, including young ...
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Gazans fire 89 rockets; cabinet approves reserve call-up

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
IDF assassinates Hamas terror chief Ahmed Jabari and begins Operation Pillar of Defense, with intense aerial strikes throughout the Gaza Strip; 8 Palestinians killed in air strikes; IDF infantry forces deployed to Gaza border.
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Obama Meets CEO's as Fiscal Reckoning Nears

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
If Congress and the president cannot reach a deal to reduce the deficit by January, more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts will go into effect immediately - a prospect many chief executives and others warn could tip the economy back into ...
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New leadership in China, but same old decision-making problems

Christian Science Monitor - ‎58 minutes ago‎
New leadership in China, but same old decision-making problems. China's transition to new leadership may portray a decisive nation to the rest of the world, but internally Chinese politics often make policy decisions a slow-going process.
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Syria Orders More Airstrikes and Calls French Recognition of Rebels 'Immoral'

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS - The Syrian authorities on Wednesday ordered airstrikes close to the tense Turkish border for the third consecutive day, and said a French decision to recognize and consider arming a newly formed coalition of Syrian government opponents was an ...
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Accused Colorado gunman tried to harm himself: reports

Reuters - ‎13 minutes ago‎
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes was taken to the hospital on Tuesday for a medical condition that left him unable to attend a court hearing set for two days later, his lawyers said, with local media reporting he ...
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House Republicans elect top members

The Hill - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) was elected chairwoman of the House GOP conference on Wednesday, a victory for party leaders over insurgent conservatives.
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Texas executes man who murdered San Antonio single mother

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
robbing, raping and murdering a single mother in 2001, a prison spokeswoman said. Ramon Torres Hernandez, 41, was the 39th inmate executed in the United States this year and the 14th in Texas.
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Fed Officials See More Bond Buying After Operation Twist Ends

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fed Says 'A Number' on FOMC Saw Need for Additional QE. A number of Federal Reserve officials said the central bank may need to expand its monthly purchases of bonds next year after the expiration of Operation Twist, according to minutes of their last ...
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Texas Instruments to lay off 1700

4 hours ago
Written by
David Goldman
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Chipmaker Texas Instruments said Wednesday that it will lay off 1,700 workers in an effort to shift focus away from its struggling mobile business.
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UPDATE 6-Starbucks buying Teavana, eyes repeat of coffee success

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
Starbucks to pay $15.50 a share, or $620 million. * Deal is third that expands Starbucks' product offerings. * Teavana shares jump 52.5 percent.
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Hostess to liquidate if bakers' strike continues through Thursday

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Is this the end for Twinkies? Hostess Brands said Wednesday that it will go into liquidation unless bakers striking in protest against a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court return to work by the end of the day Thursday.
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Does Ron Paul's Farewell Mean the Fight for Freedom Is Over

Washington Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
DALLAS November 14, 2012 - Today, a speech by a graying old man in the House of Representatives heralded the end of an era. It was quintessential Paul, long on liberty and short on government, hence the nickname “Dr.
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Report: Obama victory causes man to commit suicide - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A Florida man who reportedly told friends that he might hurt himself if President Barack Obama won re-election was found dead several days after the election of an apparent self-inflicted drug overdose.
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Microsoft hit with lawsuit over Surface's storage space

CNET - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Microsoft hit with lawsuit over Surface's storage space. A new suit brought against the software giant claims that the company falsely advertised 32GB of storage space in the Surface tablet, when the device only comes with 16GB.
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Microsoft's IE Chief: The Browser Is Only as Good as the OS It Runs On

eWeek - ‎4 hours ago‎
eWEEK talks with Dean Hachamovitch, Microsoft's top gun on the Internet Explorer browser team to go deeper on IE10. Microsoft released a new preview version of its Internet Explorer 10 browser for Windows 7 Nov. 13.
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Nokia Lumia 810 (T-Mobile)

PC Magazine
9 hours ago
Written by
Jamie Lendino
Pros. Windows Phone 8 OS is more refined than ever. Fast. Excellent camera. Great voice quality. Cons Heavy. Low-res screen. Few compelling apps.
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'Star Trek' preview hits IMAX 3-D theaters in December

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
Comments. Paramount Pictures shows off the first nine minutes of 'Star Trek Into the Darkness' starting on Dec. 14. Trek. Zachary Quinto as Spock, left, and Chis Pine as James T. Kirk in 2009's 'Star Trek.
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Courtney Stodden Singing Debut Canceled: "She Was Too Much to Handle"

E! Online - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Was Courtney Stodden just too hot to handle? The Abbey, a landmark gay bar in West Hollywood, has pulled the plug on what would have been the 18-year-old's live singing debut next Wednesday—a performance that was also supposed to include, dry your ...
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Gather moss? Not the Rolling Stones at 50

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gather moss? Not the Rolling Stones at 50. Rock's original bad boys are marking their unlikely milestone with another greatest hits album, a new movie and a handful of live shows.
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Funny Pitch No More: Knuckleballer Is Best in National League

New York Times
34 minutes ago
Written by
Tyler Kepner
The 101 previous winners of baseball's Cy Young Award make for a fascinating pitching tableau. There are starters and relievers.
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Tebow Flap Removes Target From Sanchez

Wall Street Journal - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By MIKE SIELSKI. FLORHAM PARK, N.J.—The Jets woke up Wednesday morning to the sort of bombshell story that shouldn't surprise them anymore, considering their fondness for courting controversy.
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Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick headline initial practice participation reports ...

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Ben Roethlisberger. (Getty Images) Obviously, the big injury story of the week, and potentially the season, is the Pittsburgh Steelers losing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for the foreseeable future due to a sprained sternoclavicular joint.
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UCLA coach says Muhammad appeal Friday

USA TODAY - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Forward Shabazz Muhammad dunks the ball as a high school senior last season. Muhammad, now a UCLA freshman, has been found ineligible by the NCAA, pending an appeal.
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'Orphan' Alien Planet Found Nearby Without Parent Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nearby 'Orphan' Alien Planet. This artist's impression shows the free-floating planet CFBDSIR2149, at 100 light-years away the closest such "rogue" world to our own solar system.
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Russian Civil Satellite Links Lost After Cable Cut

RIA Novosti - ‎12 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, November 14 (RIA Novosti) - A severed communications cable in the Moscow region on Wednesday has rendered Russian specialists unable to control most of the country's civilian satellites, a source in the space industry said.
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No answers from drug executive at hearing on meningitis

USA TODAY - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Close. No answers from drug executive at hearing on meningitis. Paul C. Barton, Gannett Washington BureauShare. Comments. meningitis.
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Rare Mutation Triples Risk of Alzheimer's

MedPage Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
A mutation found in about one in 200 Icelanders older than 85 raised the risk of developing Alzeimer's disease threefold. Note that the TREM2 mutation's rarity and the fact that many carriers in the study remained free of Alzheimer's disease into extreme old ...

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