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Move to Ban Earmarks Exposes Both Parties to Divisions in Ideology

New York Times - David M. Herszenhorn - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, in the Capitol on Tuesday, a day after announcing his opposition to earmarks. By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON - In leading his colleagues in a vote on Tuesday to ban the lawmaker-directed spending items ...
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EU Works on Aid for Irish Banks, Spurns Immediate Package

Bloomberg - James G. Neuger, Stephanie Bodoni - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg's prime minister and president of the Eurogroup. Photographer: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Mark Grant, managing director at ...
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Cholera outbreak likely to grip Haiti for months

USA Today - Marisol Bello - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Ramon Espinosa, AP By Marisol Bello, USA TODAY A cholera outbreak in earthquake-ravaged Haiti that has killed more than 900 people will continue for at least six months, possibly years, experts say.
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Semi-Final Round Ends In Shocking Elimination On 'Dancing'

Access Hollywood - ‎29 minutes ago‎
She left her Alaska life and family behind and spent days driving her truck to Los Angeles to compete on “Dancing with the Stars,” and it appears Bristol Palin made the right choice.

Prince William engagement: Wills almost let Kate Middleton go

Daily Mail - Geoffrey Levy - ‎34 minutes ago‎
For some it is fate, for others, chance. Anyone who has experienced a lengthy courtship will understand how easy it is, in moments of uncertainty, to walk away.

Beatles finally allowing digital downloads on Apple's iTunes

Washington Post - Rob Pegoraro - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Beatles, their surviving heirs and their misguided management finally turned in their Flat Earth Society membership cards Tuesday, allowing the sale of their music as digital downloads on Apple's iTunes Store.

Alaska's Murkowski Prepares to Declare Victory

Fox News - Dan Springer - ‎39 minutes ago‎
AP Nov. 2: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks with media outlets in Anchorage following early election returns. Alaska election officials have finished separating the write-in ballots, with the exception of a few hundred overseas ballots, ...

Rare Honor for a Living Service Member

New York Times - Helene Cooper - ‎1 hour ago‎
Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta received the Medal of Honor from President Obama on Tuesday. By HELENE COOPER WASHINGTON - In an emotional ceremony, President Obama on Tuesday awarded the Medal of Honor to an Army staff sergeant who placed himself in ...

UConn Extends Streak by Sim Margin

New York Times - Jeré Longman - ‎37 minutes ago‎
HARTFORD - So many games in Connecticut's winning streak had been a breeze, all but one previous victory having come by 10 points or more.

Kyl statement deals serious setback to Obama's push for START

Washington Post - Mary Beth Sheridan, Walter Pincus - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of President Obama's top foreign-policy goals suffered a potentially ruinous setback Friday when the Senate's second-ranking Republican said the US nuclear treaty with Russia should not be considered until ...

Four Loko alcoholic drink to lose caffeine jolt

Seattle Times - Mary Clare Jalonick - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The manufacturer of popular caffeinated alcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine from its products, pulling the blend off the market just as the Food and Drug Administration is poised to ban it.

Marlins hoping Uggla deal isn't in vain - Anthony Castrovince - ‎1 hour ago‎
Trading him now, in the infancy of the offseason, to a division foe? Well, that's a little more difficult to defend here in the early aftermath of Tuesday's swap with the Braves.

Bartz: Yahoo developing content optimization service

Computerworld - Juan Carlos Perez - ‎4 hours ago‎
IDG News Service - Yahoo is developing technology to help publishers personalize their websites, in much the same way that it helps them to populate their sites with ads, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz said on Tuesday.

Obama's bipartisan meeting on tax cuts postoned

Washington Post - Shailagh Murray - ‎5 hours ago‎
As ground is broken on George W. Bush's presidential library, we take a look at what key officials in his administration have gone on to do.

GM's IPO May Raise Record Amount

Wall Street Journal - Sharon Terlep, Randall Smith - ‎2 hours ago‎
General Motors Co. will increase the size of its initial public offering Wednesday by about 30% to 478 million shares, people familiar with the matter said, which could make it the largest global IPO ...

Next for Rangel: Punishment

Politico - John Bresnahan - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rep. Charles Rangel (DN.Y.) is facing only scattered calls to resign following his stunning conviction by a special panel of the House ethics committee on 11 charges Tuesday.

Longtime Hollywood publicist shot to death in Beverly Hills

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ronni Chasen, who had represented a host of producers, directors and composers for four decades, was found in her car, shot five times.

If you won't submit to screening, you won't fly, TSA says

Washington Post - Ashley Halsey III - ‎1 hour ago‎
Airline passengers who object to any type of physical screening are not going to fly anywhere, the head of the Transportation Security Administration told a congressional committee Tuesday.

US stocks continue to fall on global economy fears

Washington Post - David S. Hilzenrath - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The stock market continued its recent slide Tuesday amid deepening investor anxiety about the global economy. Wall Street was worried that Ireland could require a bailout, that China will jam the brakes on its overheating economy ...

Google Voice finally debuts in the App Store - Molly McHugh - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple has approved the Google Voice app for its App Store, and the free VoIP is better than ever for its official release. Prior to today, users were limited to using Google Voice on the Web only, but to fantastic results.

Preventable Harms Common for Older Hospital Patients

MedPage Today - John Gever - ‎4 hours ago‎
About 14% of hospitalized Medicare patients suffered harms deemed "clearly or likely preventable" in a one-month study, a report from the Department of Health and Human Services said.

Facebook CEO has "made every mistake you can make"

CNNMoney - Julianne Pepitone - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO ( -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's made "every mistake you can make" in business, but love of the product keeps users faithful.


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