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Dems, GOP split on NY trials of alleged terrorists

The Associated Press - Jim Abrams - ‎8 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Bringing those accused in the Sept. 11 attacks to New York for trial would increase the security threat to the city and give radical Islamists a platform to propagate their ideology, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday.

APEC leaders douse hopes of climate deal

ABC Online - Linda Mottram - ‎1 hour ago‎

China's Role as Lender Alters Obama's Visit

New York Times - Helene Cooper, Michael Wines - ‎8 minutes ago‎
When President Obama visits China for the first time on Sunday, he will, in many ways, be assuming the role of profligate spender coming to pay his respects to his banker.

On eve of UN food summit: 20 best ways to feed the hungry

Christian Science Monitor - Howard LaFranchi - ‎1 hour ago‎
The UN's food summit begins in Rome Monday. The lead-up to the summit has been mired in disputes, but one study highlights 20 innovative programs that have helped feed people worldwide.

'The Palestinian Water Authority wouldn't last a day on its own'

Jerusalem Post - Yaakov Katz - ‎22 minutes ago‎
While Palestinian officials continued to threaten Sunday to unilaterally declare independence, one senior Israeli defense official summed up the growing assessment in the defense establishment by saying, "Just let them try.

Russia warns Tehran it is 'running out of time' in uranium deal stand-off

Times Online - Leo Lewis - ‎34 minutes ago‎
President Medvedev of Russia sounded an unexpectedly clear note of support for the United States over the Iran nuclear stand-off yesterday.

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Hillary Clinton is open to coffee with Sarah Palin

Washington Post - John Poirier, Eric Walsh - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is open to having coffee with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, whose forthcoming book about the 2008 presidential campaign is stirring controversy.

Fort Hood deaths bring new scrutiny to Army

Houston Chronicle - Stewart M. Powell, Gary Martin - ‎16 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - At a time when US Army troops are fighting two wars halfway around the globe, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan possessed all the qualifications the military so desperately needs: He is an Arabic-speaking Muslim ...

Government wants to oversee safety for subways, light rail

Reuters - John Crawley, Todd Eastham - ‎23 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration plans to propose that the US government oversee safety for subway and light rail systems, a move prompted in part by the deadly collision of two trains in Washington this year.

China Banking Regulation Chief Says Fed Rates Fuel Speculation

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Bloomberg News Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- China's banking regulation chief joined Hong Kong's leader in blaming the Federal Reserve's interest-rate policy for fueling speculative capital flows that may spur asset-price inflation.

Citigroup sells stake in Japanese call center

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Citigroup Inc. said Sunday that it is selling its controlling stake in Japan's leading call center operator, Bellsystem24, to private equity firm Bain Capital Partners in a deal that values the operation at $1.1 billion.

AIRSHOW-FACTBOX-Civil orders at Dubai Air Show

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nov 15 (Reuters) - Following is a rolling summary of orders and commitments for jetliners at the Dubai Air Show, which is being held from Nov. 15 to Nov. 18.

Atlantis shuttle set to blast off

BBC News - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The US space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to blast off from Florida on a mission to deliver spare parts to the International Space Station (ISS).

Apple Wins Important Round In Psystar Copyright Case>AAPL

Wall Street Journal - Ben Charny - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Apple Inc. (AAPL) has won an important round in its legal battle against Psystar Corp., which sells computers based on the Apple Macintosh operating system.

Video Game Review | New Super Mario Bros. Wii

New York Times - Seth Schiesel - ‎25 minutes ago‎
New Super Mario Bros. Wii: Nintendo's challenging game has graphics that belie the punishing chalenges. It's not for casual play.

'2012' explodes at boxoffice

Hollywood Reporter - Carl DiOrio - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By Carl diorio Moviegoers said give us the apocalypse now as Sony's end-of-the-world epic "2012" topped the weekend boxoffice with a heaping $65 million in opening domestic coin.

Lauren Bacall presented with honorary Oscar

New York Daily News - Katie Nelson - ‎1 hour ago‎
The glamorous Lauren Bacall was honored this weekend with an honorary Oscar during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2009 Governors Awards.

The Prisoner: A Pretentious Reimagining

TIME - James Poniewozik - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Every generation gets the sci-fi paranoia it deserves. Or lately, it borrows the paranoia from a previous generation. ABC's V (the highest-rated new show of the fall) is a remake, or in the new parlance, ...
It takes a Village New York Post

Rose misses out on win in Florida

BBC Sport - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Justin Rose had to settle for a fourth-placed finish at the Children's Miracle Network Classic in Florida as Canadian Stephen Ames took the title.

Bengals Win With Little Offense, but Plenty of Control

New York Times - Sean D. Hamill - ‎1 hour ago‎
Discuss the Giants, Jets, fantasy and everything else NFL on the Times's pro football blog. No more the pass-happy, defensively meek team that has only been to the playoffs once in the last 18 years, they finally have come to resemble ...

Bush's 2 tds help Saints stay unbeaten, 28-23

The Associated Press - R.B. Fallstrom - ‎39 minutes ago‎
ST. LOUIS - Reggie Bush helped the unbeaten New Orleans Saints overcome another bundle of mistakes and get off to the best start in team history.

Op-Ed: A personal perspective on a flawed health care system

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - Ira Forman - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (JTA) -- I am one lucky man, some might say blessed, as earlier this year I had a heart attack and survived -- physically and financially.

China Investigates Deaths After Swine Flu Shot

TIME - Alice Park - ‎3 hours ago‎
Students at a high school receive vaccine injections against H1N1 Swine Flu in Shenyang, northeast China, November 12, 2009. Chinese health officials reported on Friday the first deaths in people who received the ...

UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca drug tops Plavix in sickest patients

Reuters - Bill Berkrot, Ransdell Pierson - ‎8 hours ago‎
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 15 (Reuters) - Heart attack patients in need of emergency procedures were less likely to suffer further serious cardiovascular events, including death, when given AstraZeneca's experimental ...

Crocker promises 'angry defense'

Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson - ‎Oct 22, 2009‎
Bengals safety Chris Crocker sees his defense showing up good and mad Sunday in the 4:15 pm game against the Bears at Paul Brown Stadium.

Rights and Responsibilities: One Cannot Exist Without Another

Naples Daily News - Edward Wimberley - ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
By Edward Wimberley Almost daily I am reminded that our culture has become addicted to freedom as an unearned entitlement. In this modern cultural milieu freedom is one of a broad array of “rights” that people are owed by virtue of their very existence ...

Updated: Republican wins in Virginia & New Jersey wins equal miserable night ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Toby Harnden - ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
So the Republicans have swept Virginia, including a landslide 17-point win for Bob McDonnell, the new governor. They've also captured the New Jersey governor's mansion by a four-point margin.

Behind Harry Reid's Bid for a Public Option

msnbc.com - Jane Sasseen - ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
What prompted the Senate Majority leader's drive to push for an "opt-out" public option plan? Labor unions want at least that much By Jane Sasseen As the battle to shape the health-care reform bill comes down to the wire, maneuvering in Washington is ...

Valencia MotoGP Quote Machine Final

SuperbikePlanet.com - ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
by staff Honda enjoyed a great 2009 season finale at Valencia today with Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) winning the MotoGP race in dominant style and Hiroshi Aoyama (Scot Honda) securing the last-ever 250 World Championship.