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Royal wedding set to be bank holiday - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be celebrated with a bank holiday, David Cameron has indicated. The Prime Minister said he wanted the occasion to be "a day of national celebration" and said he was in favour of the extra day off.
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Censure recommended for NY congressman Rangel

Houston Chronicle - Larry Margasak - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By LARRY MARGASAK AP © 2010 The Associated Press Susan Walsh AP Rep. Charles Rangel, DN.Y., arrives for a meeting of House Democrats to elect their leaders for the next Congress, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Ireland take hardline stance on corporate tax as bailout talks begin

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A defiant Ireland tonight insisted its corporate tax regime was an "absolute red line" as it took a hardline stance in the opening skirmishes with Europe and Washington over a possible bailout.
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Obama To Make Statement On GM IPO Thursday

Wall Street Journal - Jared A. Favole - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--President Barack Obama will make a statement to the press Thursday on the initial public offering of General Motors Co.

Hernandez Captures Cy Young With 13 Wins

New York Times - Tyler Kepner - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Felix Hernandez had the lowest run support of any pitcher in the major leagues this season. He found much more support Thursday from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

TSA: New Scanners Kept Many Illegal or Dangerous Items Off Planes This Year

Fox News - Diane Macedo - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP Nov. 17: Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, before the the Senate Commerce Committee hearing to examine the TSA.

Goodbye, 'blackout in a can' -- State bans alcohol-caffeine mixes

Boston Globe - Martin Finucane - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Martin Finucane, Globe Staff The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission is banning alcoholic beverages that contain caffeine as an added ingredient, after concerns were raised about the drink Four Loko, which some college students had dubbed ...

Facebook dethrones MySpace as social network

Computerworld - Sharon Gaudin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Computerworld - While the battle may have been won some time ago, MySpace seems to be calling "uncle" in its competition with Facebook.

For 3 Midwest governors, public employee compensation takes center stage

Washington Post - Dan Balz - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN DIEGO - Rick Snyder, the former Gateway executive who was just elected as the new governor of Michigan, calls it the next big national issue, on a scale with health care in its importance to the economic vitality of the country.

Jobless benefits extension fails in House

Reuters - Andy Sullivan, Patricia Zengerle - ‎56 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Millions of jobless Americans could see unemployment benefits run out in coming weeks after an effort to extend them failed in the House of Representatives on Thursday.

Civilian Terror Trial Criticized, but Tribunals Also Face Hurdles

Wall Street Journal - Evan Perez - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Some lawmakers Thursday criticized the Obama administration for trying a former Guantanamo Bay detainee in a civilian court a day after a jury rejected all but one of the 285 counts against him, but military tribunals present many of the ...

Tiger Woods: 'Infinitely' happier, little insight

Los Angeles Times - Jeff Shain - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tiger Woods stated he's "infinitely" happier as the calendar approaches one year since the accident that pulled back the curtain on his extramarital escapades, telling ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" morning show his ...

Tony Parker: 'This is a difficult time right now for me and Eva'

USA Today - ‎23 minutes ago‎
But he isn't saying much. "This is a difficult time right now for me and Eva," the San Antonio Spurs guard said before Wednesday's NBA game against the Chicago Bulls.

Apple issues iOS 4.2.1 golden master for iPhone, iPad to developers

Apple Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AppleInsider Staff Apple on Thursday issued yet another iOS golden master to developers, this time dubbed iOS 4.2.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Who Is the Real Sexiest Man Alive?

Fox News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
On Wednesday, we told you that People magazine had named 34-year-old Ryan Reynolds 2010's Sexiest Man Alive. We get it: Reynolds, star of the upcoming "Green Lantern" blockbuster, has six-pack abs, a good sense of humor, and a gorgeous wife in ...

US Stocks Surge As Ireland Worries Ease, GM Debuts

Wall Street Journal - Steven Russolillo - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks soared Thursday as worries about Ireland's debt situation eased and General Motors made its long-awaited return to the Big Board.

Brooke Burke talks Bristol Palin and 'blessings'

USA Today - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Brooke Burke, co-host of Dancing With The Stars, knows Bristol Palin has been a lightning rod for controversy this season on the show.

Great American Smokeout 2010: Eleven Ways to Make Big Tobacco Rich

CBS News - Neil Katz - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CBS) Smokers, you know the drill. You've had it banged into your head: lung cancer, heart disease, rotting teeth, crappy breath.

Joking aside, drivers serious about winning NASCAR title

USA Today - Seth Livingstone - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Hamlin and Harvick share their love of go-karts. Johnson and Harvick share a bond in their development, both owing a debt of gratitude to Ron Hornaday for helping them through their start-up years in the business.

Antimatter Atoms Trapped for First Time—"A Big Deal"

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
A detail of the trap used to combine positrons and antiprotons to create antimatter atoms. Free-ranging antihydrogen atoms annihilate inside a trap at the ALPHA experiment in Switzerland.

'Call Of Duty' Topples 5-Day Sales Record

InformationWeek - Antone Gonsalves - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The blockbuster video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops" is continuing to break records, grossing more than $650 million worldwide during the first five days of sales.

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