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The Age
Yang to Step Down After Microsoft, Google Deals Fail (Update2)
Bloomberg - 40 minutes ago
By Crayton Harrison and Brian Womack Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jerry Yang will step down amid mounting pressure from investors after he botched takeover talks with Microsoft Corp.
Jerry Yang to Step Down As Yahoo CEO BusinessWeek
Jerry Yang steps aside as Yahoo seeks new CEO MarketWatch
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Old rivals Obama, McCain discuss working together
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
By John McCormick | Tribune reporter A fierce campaign less than two weeks behind them, President-elect Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain met Monday in Chicago to talk about ways to work together on government reform, fiscal responsibility and boosting ...
McCain meets Obama, gets no job offer, which he probably didn't ... Los Angeles Times
ABC News - New York Times - BBC News - The Associated Press
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BBC News
Residents return to devastated LA mobile home park
The Associated Press - 49 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stacks of charred bricks, blackened shells of cars and burned tree trunks were all that remained Monday in much of the community some residents once called the "Beverly Hills of mobile home parks.
'It's kind of grotesque, very grotesque, it's very awful' Los Angeles Times
Schwarzenegger seeks federal disaster declaration San Jose Mercury News
abc7news.com - Santa Ynez Valley News - KTVN
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Belfast Telegraph
Pirates seize Saudi tanker off Kenya
International Herald Tribune - 1 hour ago
By Robert F. Worth JIDDA, Saudi Arabia: Pirates captured a Saudi-owned supertanker loaded with more than $100 million worth of crude oil off the coast of Kenya, seizing the largest ship ever hijacked, United States Navy officials said Monday.
Pirates hijack Saudi tanker off African coast: US AFP
Somali pirates seize tanker carrying oil worth $100m guardian.co.uk
Reuters UK - Bloomberg - The Associated Press - Telegraph.co.uk
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DR Congo rebels seize army base
Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
Rebel fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have overrun a government army base despite their leader's pledge to respect a ceasefire and engage in UN-backed peace talks.
Eastern Congolese Rebels Said to Make New Gains Voice of America
Congo rebels advance despite cease-fire The Associated Press
AFP - Times Online - CNN - Daily Times
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BBC News
France captures top ETA leader
Christian Science Monitor - 8 hours ago
The arrest of the Basque separatist military leader is expected to furtherweaken the group. But some Spanish officials fear retaliatory attacks.
France Arrests Basque Terrorist Leader Voice of America
Eta separatists down but not out BBC News
AFP - New York Times - The Associated Press - JURIST
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Voice of America
Calif. high court asked to hear gay marriage cases
The Associated Press - 58 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The state attorney general and sponsors of the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in California urged its Supreme Court to hear a series of lawsuits seeking to overturn the ban, saying the matter is too urgent to be ...
Gay Marriage Debate Continues in California Voice of America
Brown presses the court on Prop 8 abc7news.com
Sacramento Bee - Washington Times - Los Angeles Times
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Analysis: Lawmakers tying strings to auto bailouts
International Herald Tribune - 1 hour ago
AP WASHINGTON: Democrats and Republicans alike want to impose stiff conditions on any bailout of the auto industry - from limiting executive compensation and outlawing dividends to demanding union concessions.
White House, Congress wrangle over aid to automakers The Miami Herald
Congress, White House race clock on automaker rescue Reuters
Bloomberg - The Associated Press - CNNMoney.com - Forbes
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Toxic Chemicals Blamed for Gulf War Illness
Washington Post - 6 hours ago
By Steven Reinberg MONDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Gulf War illness, dismissed by some as a psychosomatic disorder, is a very real illness that affects at least 25 percent of the 700000 US veterans who took part in the 1991 Gulf War.
Government Report Vindicates Local Vet | KXNet.com North Dakota News Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck
Report identifies ‘Gulf War Illness' KSL-TV
Seattle Post Intelligencer - McClatchy Washington Bureau - USA Today - United Press International
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Mark Cuban charged with insider trading
MarketWatch - 1 hour ago
By Dan Gallagher & John Letzing, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- High-profile billionaire Mark Cuban was charged Monday with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission after he allegedly sold shares of an Internet search ...
Cuban Just Latest Billionaire With Legal Troubles Forbes
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UPDATE 1-NY Gov-Wall St bonus outlook dims on Citi, Goldman
Reuters - 3 hours ago
By Joan Gralla NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Wall Street's bonus outlook has worsened in light of the fact Goldman Sachs (GS.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) top executives are foregoing bonuses this year and Citigroup (CN: Quote, Profile, ...
No Bonuses for Top Goldman Executives BusinessWeek
It's time for boardrooms to bite the bonus bullet guardian.co.uk
Forbes - The Associated Press - CBS News - Land Line Magazine
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Bank of America to Pay $7 Billion for China Construction Stake
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By David Mildenberg and Luo Jun Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp. will pay about $7 billion to almost double its three-year-old stake in China Construction Bank Corp.
China Construction Bk falls after Bk of America ups stake Reuters
Bank to Add to Chinese Investment New York Times
Forbes - International Herald Tribune - Bizjournals.com - China Daily
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Intel makes Core i7, pricing official
CNET News - 40 minutes ago
Intel made the debut of the Core i7 processor official on Monday afternoon, launching the processor at an event in San Francisco. PC makers, including Dell and Gateway, quickly followed suit with announcements.
Intel Core i7-based PCs Debut InformationWeek
PC Makers Embrace Core I7 Chips in New Desktops PC World
TG Daily - InternetNews.com - eWeek - PC Magazine
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Voice of America
Astronauts hitch giant crate to space station
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts hitched a giant shipping crate full of home improvement "goodies" to the international space station on Monday, a critical step for boosting the population in orbit.
What to Get Space Station on 10th Anniversary -- a Name ABC News
Voice of America - Space Com - TG Daily - Space.com
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Adobe's Hosted CoCoMo Service Released as Public Beta
PC World - 2 hours ago
Adobe Systems has released a public beta of CoCoMo, a hosted service that developers can use to add video conferencing, voice-over-IP and other collaboration features to applications built with its Flex developer tools.
Adobe shows ARM-ready Flash 10; Spansion names Apple in suit Apple Insider
Adobe bringing full-fledged Flash to phones CNET News
InformationWeek - Register - eWeek - Macworld
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James Bond weekend box office lowered to $67.5 mln
Reuters - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 (Reuters) - James Bond movie "Quantum of Solace" saw its opening weekend ticket sales lowered to $67.5 million on Monday from a record $70.4 million estimate one day earlier, according to film studio estimates.
Measure of 'Solace': $54.6 mil Hollywood Reporter
Sony braces for life without Bond Los Angeles Times
CNET News - Just Jared - MTV.com - IGN
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The 'TRL' finale almost made me cry
Entertainment Weekly - 4 hours ago
Hold up -- I said "almost!" I don't know about you, but I found last night's Total Finale Live broadcast sort of touching.
Totally Over: Last Squeals for ‘TRL’ New York Times
End of an Era: 'TRL' Shifts Online ABC News
BallerStatus.com - The Associated Press - Los Angeles Times - MTV.com
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Entertainment Weekly
Unreleased Beatles track: Y'all ready for this?
Entertainment Weekly - 8 hours ago
So it really does exist. The 14-minute "Carnival of Light" track, long the stuff of Beatles legend, will finally see the light of day, according to Paul McCartney, who says he's always been fond of the experimental noodling "because it's the Beatles ...
McCartney Seeks Release Of Beatles Jam Billboard
''A mythical Beatles gem'' BBC News
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Vancouver Sun
Cardinals in no rush to revisit Pujols' pact
SportingNews.com - 1 hour ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- This time next year, the St. Louis Cardinals might be interested in opening talks on another long-term contract with Albert Pujols.
MVP Pujols' right elbow on the mend MLB.com
Pujols named NL MVP Sports Network
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ESPN close on deal with Bowl Championship Series
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The Bowl Championship Series is close to an agreement with ESPN to televise college football's championship game and biggest bowls - a deal that would throw up a huge barrier to any playoff system for at least six years.
Fox Sports pulls out of bidding to show BCS games ESPN
Why a Poll Based Eight Team College Playoff Has To Expand to a 24 ... Bleacher Report
MarketWatch - TMCnet - Bloomberg - FanHouse
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Seattle Post Intelligencer
For Several Tense Minutes, A Call Was Worth Millions
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By ALAN SCHWARZ As befuddling as the end of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Diego Chargers was for fans - when an apparent Steelers touchdown on the final play was affirmed by the referee and then waved off with little ...
NFL admits mistake in Steelers game; error costly to gamblers USA Today
Official's mistake costs Steelers fantasy owners Sports Network
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Birth Defects Tied to Fertility Techniques
New York Times - 40 minutes ago
By DENISE GRADY Infants conceived with techniques commonly used in fertility clinics are two to four times more likely to have certain birth defects than are infants conceived naturally, a new study has found.
Defects linked to infertility treatment San Francisco Chronicle
Assisted Reproductive Technology Linked to Birth Defects U.S. News & World Report
Reuters - WebMD - Bloomberg - Chicago Tribune
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Too little sleep tied to increased cancer risk
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Regular exercise can reduce a woman's risk of cancer, but the benefits may slip away if she gets too little sleep, US researchers said on Monday.
Exercise, sleep cuts cancer risk: study AFP
Smoking, Drinking Raise Risks of Esophagus, Stomach Cancer U.S. News & World Report
WebMD - Daily Mail - Telegraph.co.uk - Science Daily (press release)
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Judges throws out contempt order against reporter
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a contempt order requiring fines of up to $5000 a day against a former USA Today reporter who refused to identify sources for stories about the 2001 anthrax attacks.
The real cost of fining a reporter USA Today
Locy appeal dismissed, contempt order vacated Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Reuters - Washington Post - KARK - The Associated Press
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Times Online
Transition Memo Obama Team Anything but Shy and Retiring
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By HELENE COOPER After running a campaign with an almost military-like cool and discipline, President-elect Barack Obama is now assembling a staff whose members are known for their combativeness.
All Eyes on Bill Clinton Washington Post
The Obama Palace Guard Newsweek
The Associated Press - The Weekly Standard - BBC News - FOXNews
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China arms sales scientist guilty
BBC News - 3 hours ago
An US scientist has pleaded guilty to selling rocket technology to China in breach of US arms control laws. Quan-Sheng Shu, 68, admitted helping China develop a fuelling system for space launch vehicles.
Physicist pleads guilty to selling technology to China The Virginian-Pilot
US Physicist Guilty Of Sending Secret Space Data To China AHN
The Associated Press - Washington Times - AFP - International Herald Tribune
all 228 news articles »

Washington Post
Obama, on '60 Minutes,' talks about the challenges ahead
Los Angeles Times - 10 hours ago
AP ON '60 MINUTES': "We have to do whatever it takes to get this economy moving again," Obama told CBS' Steve Kroft.
Obama scores ratings high for CBS, "60 Minutes" Reuters
Christian Science Monitor - Baltimore Sun - Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA Today
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