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Several Long Island breast cancer experts are dismayed that a government task force has recommended less frequent mammograms. Photo credit: June 2000 File / Jim McGuire | A government task force advises that most women do not need mammograms until ...
New mammogram advice raises questions, concerns The Associated Press
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BERLIN - Graft watchdog Transparency International hit out at rich countries over shady banking practices on Tuesday as it published its annual rankings naming and shaming the world's most corrupt nations.
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Rome, Italy (CNN) -- Somewhere in the world, a child dies of hunger every five seconds -- even though the planet has more than enough food for all.
Nigeria: FAO Organizes Summit On Food Security AllAfrica.com
New York Times - - 17 minutes ago
BEIJING - President Obama and President Hu Jintao of China met in private off Tiananmen Square here on a frigid Tuesday morning to discuss cooperating on issues like trade, climate change and the nuclear programs of ...
Video: Obstacles Remain for Obama in China The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 18 minutes ago
JERUSALEM, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced concern on Tuesday over a mutiny by pro-settler soldiers that raised fears of more rebellion in the ranks in any future land-for-peace moves with the ...
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Los Angeles Times - - 6 hours ago
To pay for healthcare reform, the Senate leader considers raising payroll taxes for upper-income workers. Centrist Democrats prefer to tax costly 'Cadillac' insurance as a way to lower health costs.
Liberals Push Reid To Stand By Public Option In Health Bill Kaiser Health News
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New York Times - - 46 minutes ago
By REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama will hold a forum on job creation with US business leaders on December 3 and then embark on a cross-country tour to discuss economic recovery, the White House said on Monday.
Obama to start 'listening tour' in Allentown Allentown Morning Call
Bloomberg - - 36 minutes ago
Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Wholesale prices in the US increased in October for just the second time in the past four months, indicating inflation will not be a concern for the Federal Reserve.
Producer Prices Rose Less Than Expected in October Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 14 minutes ago
Target Corp.'s fiscal-third-quarter earnings rose 18%, snapping a streak of eight quarterly declines and besting expectations as the discount retailer saw profitability improve in both its retail and credit-card ...
Target posts better-than-expected profit MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - - 16 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A bounce in the US dollar has gold on the defensive Tuesday, and it is likely participants are booking profits from the metal's recent string of record high prices.
Stocks set to slip at open CNNMoney.com
Stock futures point to lower opening The Associated Press
DailyTech - 2 hours ago
The International Space Station has been undergoing assembly in orbit for nearly eleven years. It was stalled due to delays caused from the tragic loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and its crew, but is due to be completed by the end of 2011.
Atlantis heads to space station Washington Post
PC World - - 1 hour ago
Adobe Systems will offer on Tuesday beta versions of upgrades to its core Flash Player and Adobe AIR technologies, with Adobe touting mobile device accommodations for the Flash Player.
Adobe Launches Flash Player 10.1, AIR 2 Betas PC Magazine
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Proving that social networking is a huge cultural force, the New Oxford American Dictionary has chosen 'unfriend' as its 2009 Word of the Year (WOTY).
"Unfriend" named word of 2009 Reuters