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GM Stock Sale in High Gear

Wall Street Journal - Sharon Terlep, Randall Smith - ‎21 minutes ago‎
General Motors Co. is on pace to sell $18.1 billion in shares in what likely will be the second-largest US initial public offering ever, capping a remarkable two-year turnaround in which the car maker went from ...
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Detainee Acquitted on Most Counts in '98 Bombings

New York Times - Benjamin Weiser, Colin Moynihan - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was convicted of one count of conspiracy for his role in the 1998 terrorist bombings of the United States Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, left, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Irish Talks Turn to Government Bailout as EU Officials Join IMF in Dublin

Bloomberg - Dara Doyle - ‎1 hour ago‎
European Union and International Monetary Fund officials jet into Dublin today as the Irish government edges closer to accepting a bailout for its national finances and the banking system.
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An uproar over Palin — Bristol, that is

Los Angeles Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The 'Dancing with the Stars' contestant is voted by viewers into the finals. Critics charge that 'tea party' activists did some scheming at the ballot box in favor of Sarah Palin's daughter.

FDA warns makers of caffeinated alcoholic drinks

Reuters - Martinne Geller - ‎36 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Regulators warned makers of caffeinated alcoholic drinks, often called "blackout in a can", that their products are unsafe and violate federal laws, following a public outcry and several state bans.

Tony Parker's Mystery Teammate Revealed - ‎2 hours ago‎
The father of San Antonio Spurs star Brent Barry -- who's wife Erin is reportedly the other woman in a Tony Parker love triangle -- tells TMZ he's worried that Brent will be "devastated" by the news.

Full body scans create new friction for airport screeners

Washington Post - Joe Davidson - ‎1 hour ago‎
John Pistole likes to talk about how employees in the Transportation Security Administration he heads are on the front lines of airline safety.

Twitter co-founder riffs on Facebook, developers

CNET - Caroline McCarthy - ‎22 minutes ago‎
as the final speaker of the Web 2.0 Summit conference on Wednesday, with a slew of potential announcements anticipated like perhaps a massive new funding round or a formal rollout of the "analytics dashboard" product that it's had ...

Gardenhire, Black claim manager of year awards

Washington Post - Dave Sheinin - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Unlike baseball's other awards, with their easily defined criteria and the increasingly sophisticated statistical tools available to measure candidates against each other, the manager of the year awards require interpretation and ...

Fractured Democrats Keep Pelosi as Leader

New York Times - Carl Hulse - ‎8 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Representative Nancy Pelosi was returned as the House Democratic leader on Wednesday on a vote that exposed clear unease among some colleagues about her remaining as the party's most visible figure in the House after deep ...

Sarah Palin Says She Could Beat Barack Obama in 2012 Presidential Election

Bloomberg - Nicholas Johnston - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said she believes she could beat President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election and is considering whether to run.

Karzai criticism 'not helpful,' NATO envoy says, citing progress in war

Washington Post - David Nakamura - ‎6 hours ago‎
KABUL - The top NATO civilian in Afghanistan said Wednesday that coalition forces have "regained the initiative" in the war, but he added that President Hamid Karzai's recent criticism of US and NATO strategy is "not helpful" in the ...

Google Jumps Into Fashion E-Commerce

Wall Street Journal - Amir Efrati, Scott Morrison - ‎4 hours ago‎
Aiming to become the first stop for online shoppers of apparel and accessories, Google Inc. launched a fashion e-commerce site Boutiques.

Kidney procedure reduces high blood pressure, study finds

Los Angeles Times - Thomas H. Maugh II - ‎3 hours ago‎
A simple surgical procedure that destroys certain nerves in the organ can help patients whose condition hasn't responded to conventional medications.

Why The Beatles' arrival on iTunes matters

Reuters - Mike Segar - ‎20 minutes ago‎
An advertisement on the Apple Inc. website is seen on a MacBook Air computer in New York, November 16, 2010. By Louis Hau NEW YORK (Billboard) - It's tempting to dismiss the Beatles' long-delayed arrival on iTunes as a non-event.

First cholera case strikes fear in Dominican Republic

CNN International - Arthur Brice - ‎1 hour ago‎
The bacterial intestinal disease has already killed more than 1100 people in neighboring Haiti and hospitalized more than 18000 others.

President Obama to award George W. Bush the Presidential Medal of Freedom

New York Daily News - Kenneth R. Bazinet - ‎16 minutes ago‎
President-elect Barack Obama will award President George W. Bush the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama dropped a bipartisan bombshell today, announcing he will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom next year to ...

Palin book knocks Levi Johnston, 'American Idol' - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anonymous / AP Sarah Palin writes in her new book that it was "disgusting" to watch the estranged father of her grandchild exploit his sudden fame.

Fed Orders 2nd Round of Stress Tests

Wall Street Journal - Deborah Solomon, Daniel Fitzpatrick - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Reserve plans to scrutinize the nation's top 19 banks for a second time, the latest indication federal regulators are seeking to toughen oversight of the nation's biggest financial institutions.

GOP Decision to Cancel White House Meeting Brings Talk of Gamesmanship

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Whether it was a political delay tactic or a scheduling mishap, Republicans are finding themselves in a PR battle to explain their canceling on President Obama's announced meeting Thursday with congressional leaders.

Fiat readies a return to North American markets

Houston Chronicle - Ronnie Crocker - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Fiat is returning to North America after a 27-year absence, with at least four dealerships in the Houston area slated to offer the iconic Italian cars known for their emphasis on stylish design.

Fox Sports to air first six Big Ten championship games

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Big Ten announced Fox Sports will broadcast the first six conference championship games set to begin after the 2011 regular season.


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