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Israel to hold fire during Egyptian PM visit to Gaza

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Nidal al-Mughrabi. GAZA | Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:22am EST. GAZA (Reuters) - Israel will suspend military action in the Gaza Strip on Friday during a short visit to the Palestinian territory by Egypt's prime minister, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ...
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CIA sex scandal coming to Capitol Hill

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The CIA sex scandal is coming to Capitol Hill, with four-star philanderer David Petraeus due Friday for a grilling on affairs - his own and those of national security.
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Texas train hits veteran parade truck, killing four

BBC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A freight train in Texas has crashed into a parade float, killing four people and injuring 16 others. The crash happened at a railroad crossing in the city of Midland, as the flat-bed truck was on its way to an event honouring wounded US veterans.
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AL MVP debate got unnecessarily rude - ‎1 hour ago‎
At last, a voice of reason. After winning one of the most hotly debated baseball awards in history, Miguel Cabrera was asked where he stood on the new school/old school statistical donnybrook.
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Sprint to start sales of LTE-capable iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad on Friday

Apple Insider - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Sprint on Thursday was the first U.S. carrier to announce it would begin selling Apple's newest 4G LTE iPads on Friday, though warns initial supply will be constrained as demand for the tablets continue to outstrip supply.
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BP's gulf spill costs it $4.5 billion

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎51 minutes ago‎
New Orleans --. A day of reckoning arrived for BP on Thursday as the oil giant agreed to plead guilty to a raft of charges in the deadly Gulf of Mexico spill and pay a record $4.5 billion, including the biggest criminal fine in U.S.
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Will China's new leaders implement bold reforms?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎4 hours ago‎
However ploddingly China's new leaders might like to reform the world's second-largest economy and the way they govern, pressures set to build over the next decade will likely force great change upon them.
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Japan Premier Sets Stage for Dec 16 Election

Wall Street Journal - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved the lower house Friday, setting off a four-week election campaign that promises to be an uphill battle for the ruling Democratic Party of Japan.
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Bal Thackeray's condition improves; Mumbai returns to normal life

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's condition showed signs of improvement on Friday, leading to normalcy returning to the city and crowds outside his residence thinning.
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In last words, condemned man maintains innocence

Houston Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
HUNTSVILLE - While his mother wailed and screamed in the background, Preston Hughes was executed Thursday night for fatally stabbing a teenage girl and her toddler cousin on a dirt road in southwest Houston more than two decades ago.
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Shares Fall a 3rd Day on Weak Forecasts

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Stock indexes declining for a third consecutive day on Thursday after retailers in the United States issued weak forecasts for earnings and more people filed claims for unemployment benefits.
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Japan on course for sixth PM in seven years

Reuters - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By Linda Sieg and Tetsushi Kajimoto. TOKYO | Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:32am EST. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan dissolved parliament's lower house on Friday for a December 16 election that is likely to return the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to ...
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United Airlines experiences yet another major computer glitch

Chicago Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
United Airlines, just a week before the year's busiest travel period, experienced yet another major computer problem Thursday morning that delayed hundreds of flights across the country, mostly on the East Coast.
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Indian-American Bera elected to Congress

The Hindu - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ami Bera, a California physician, has created history to become only the third Indian-American to enter US Congress as he finally won his tight race against a sitting Republican Dan Lungren.
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Romney's exit less than dignified.

Tulsa World - ‎13 minutes ago‎
We knew that Mitt Romney would have some post-mortem thoughts following his defeat, but believed that he would do so with dignity.
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The Mormon Missionary Revolution

Wall Street Journal - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Applications to serve as missionaries jumped an astonishing 471% after the church lowered the eligibility age for women. Article; Stock Quotes; Comments.
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NASA breach update: Stolen laptop had data on 10000 users

11 hours ago
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Jaikumar Vijayan
Computerworld - Personally identifiable information of "at least" 10,000 NASA employees and contractors remains at risk of compromise following last month's theft of an agency laptop, a spokesman told Computerworld via email Thursday.
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Lytro camera adds filters, changes pic point of view

4 hours ago
Written by
Edward Baig
10:29PM EST November 15. 2012 - NEW YORK -- Precious few tech products are groundbreaking, no matter what the folks paid to hype them claim.
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We hear: Stephanie Bongiovi, Neal Flaherty, Ben Affleck and more...

Boston Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
... Share. • That New York prosecutors are dropping heroin possession charges against the daughter of rocker Jon Bon Jovi, citing a state law that prohibits charging people who overdose and those who come to their aid.
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PHOTOS: Kristen Stewart Dazzles In Yellow As 'Twilight' Premiere Hits Madrid

Entertainmentwise - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Following Wednesday night's epic London premiere, the 'Twilight' cast moved on to continue their promo of the final film 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' last night in Madrid, where Kristen Stewart dazzled crowds in a bright yellow Dior dress.
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Latin Grammys: Juan Luis Guerra Will Save Us From The End of The World

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
This year at the Latin Grammys, aside from who will win which award, we couldn't help but wonder: if the world really does come to an end in December as the Mayans predicted, will this be the last time these celebs walk the green carpet?
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'The X Factor' recap: The Top 10

Entertainment Weekly - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two acts face elimination, Taylor Swift performs, and can you guess how a Mario Lopez vs. Simon Cowell face-off turned out? By Annie Barrett | Published Nov 15, 2012.
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Dolphins in a giving mood, hand Thursday night's game to Bills with two late picks

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
With the holiday season upon us, the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills played a game on Thursday night that played on the "Season of Giving" concept.
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Raymond Felton boosts still-unbeaten Knicks past Spurs

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Knicks guard Raymond Felton dribbles against Spurs guard Tony Parker in Thursday's 104-100 win. (Photo: Soobum Im, US Presswire).
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NHL proposes two-week break in labor negotiations

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
Close. NHL proposes two-week break in labor negotiations. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY SportsShare. Comments. 2012-11-15-gary-bettman. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has suggested the sides take a two-week break in talks.
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Mars Rover Is Set to Move On

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Mars rover Curiosity is poised to drive again after being parked at a sand dune for the past month. The mission team said Thursday that the six-wheel rover would head to its next destination in the next several days.
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Oldest Stone Spear Tips Found: Came About 200000 Years Earlier Than ...

Latinos Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
New evidence from a recently-published scientific study indicates that humans started crafting stone-tipped weapons 200,000 years earlier than previously believed.
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Rockstar Energy Drink Cited in 13 Reports Filed With FDA

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rockstar Inc.'s energy drinks, distributed in most of the U.S. by PepsiCo Inc. (PEP), were named in 13 adverse event reports dating to 2006, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
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Big rise in Americans with diabetes, especially in South

Reuters - ‎13 hours ago‎
By Julie Steenhuysen. CHICAGO | Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:14pm EST. CHICAGO (Reuters) - A breakdown of U.S. diabetes cases shows dramatic increases in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes overall between 1995 and 2010, with especially sharp ...

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