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Gaza Violence Is Unabating as Other Nations Push for Truce

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
GAZA CITY - An Israeli bomb pummeled a home deep into the ground here Sunday afternoon, killing 11 people, including nine in three generations of a single family, in the deadliest single strike since the cross-border conflict between Israel and the militant ...
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Notre Dame No. 1 in BCS standings for first time

Chicago Tribune - ‎51 minutes ago‎
As the traditional "#1" sign shines above Grace Hall on Notre Dame's campus, the BCS standings made it official: The Irish are one win from a national championship berth.
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Shore's Toll 'Worse Than We Thought'

Wall Street Journal
33 minutes ago
Written by
Andrew Grossman
ORTLEY BEACH, N.J.—Nearly three weeks after Sandy came ashore on the New Jersey coast, some of the beach towns that made this area famous remain largely empty and dark, shells of their bustling summer selves.
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Tests Show Train Warnings Worked at Texas Crash Site

New York Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MIDLAND, Tex. - Federal investigators said Sunday that testing showed the railroad crossing's warning system of lights, bells and arm gates at the site of a deadly train collision here was functioning properly at the time of the accident.
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Gears and lugnuts doom Jimmie Johnson's title hopes

USA TODAY - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Jimmie Johnson finished 36th Sunday at the season finale at Homestead, tying his worst finish since the season-opening Daytona 500.
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Wal-Mart warns workers on Black Friday strike

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
Protesters at a June anti-Wal-Mart rally in Los Angeles. Store workers in 12 cities have been walking out in protest since October, which Wal-Mart said violates national labor law.
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Obama will be visiting a more open and hopeful Burma

USA TODAY - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Challenges remain, including longstanding conflicts in border areas, ethnic violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities, and the continued jailing of political prisoners.
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Asean Hopes For Framework On Sea Dispute

Wall Street Journal - ‎8 hours ago‎
PHNOM PENH—Asian leaders will make a renewed attempt to hammer out a solution to the bitter South China Sea dispute when they meet in Cambodia this week, using the re-signing of a broad document on conflict resolution to prod China toward agreeing ...
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Israel-Gaza conflict

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
An Israeli envoy held talks with Egyptian officials on a Gaza cease-fire as Israel widened its airstrikes. View Story. World. Palestinians walk through the debris after an Israeli air strike on a building in Gaza City ...
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French Right descends into farce with bitter battle to become Sarkozy's heir - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jean-Francois Cope, the party's firebrand secretary-general, was more than 3,000 votes ahead of the moderate Francois Fillon, with some 155,000 ballots counted from the election among the party's 300,000 members.
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Online-education trend expands

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
"We're seeing a huge proliferation" in models of online teaching and learning, Vassar College President Catharine Hill says, but the looming question is "Are they any good?
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Democratic Contenders for New York Mayor Agree Narrowed Field Is a Plus

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ask the major contenders for New York City mayor next year who benefits most from the decision by Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, not to run for mayor, and each answers the same way: “Me.
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Murphy-West recount rhetoric reminiscent of Bush v. Gore in 2000

Palm Beach Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Patrick Murphy answers questions during a media conference at his Palm Beach Gardens headquarters after bringing an apparent closure to the lengthy ballot recount battle against Allen West.

Illinois Tool Works Chief Executive Officer Speer Dies

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
David B. Speer, chairman and chief executive officer at Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Inc., a maker of auto parts and welding products, has died, the company said.
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Yen Touches Seven-Month Low Before BOJ Policy Meeting

Businessweek - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The yen touched the lowest level in almost seven months before the Bank of Japan holds a meeting today amid speculation the opposition party that advocates more aggressive easing will take power in December's election.
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SAS, Labor Unions Continue Talks Past Deadline

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scandinavian airline SAS AB's negotiations with labor unions continued past the Sunday midnight deadline it had set for an agreement the carrier claims is crucial for its survival.
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Republican Outreach Leaves Immigrants, Minority Groups Skeptical

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BALTIMORE, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Latinos, African-Americans and other minorities who helped President Barack Obama win a second term are skeptical about enhanced Republican outreach to their communities, but also say the future of the coalition that ...
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Electoral College Set Campaign Strategies

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Your editorial saying that liberals should thank the Electoral College this year ("The Old College Try," Nov. 14) fails to take into account the fact that the Electoral College voting system determined the campaign strategy that both parties used.
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Cisco nabs cloud-networking start-up Meraki for $1.2 billion

CNET (blog) - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Looking to "cloudify" its software-focused products and simplify IT operations, the tech giant acquires the Wi-Fi and cloud-networking start-up.
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Reggie Fils-Aime talks Wii U Nintendo TVii delay

SlashGear - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The launch of the Wii U is exciting for any Nintendo fan, but one thing that's bumming owners out is the delay of Nintendo TVii.
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Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Arizona Reporter - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Proclaiming this final segment as the best of the "Twilight" saga is damning with faint praise. Birthed in Stephanie Meyer's young-adult fiction, the tormented duo - brooding, chivalrous Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and awkward, uncertain Bella Swan ...
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AMAs 2012: Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift Are Among Early Winners

AceShowbiz - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Bieber takes home Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist title before Swift receives Favorite Country Female Artist and Nicki Minaj follows by getting Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.
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AMAs video live stream: Watch the 40th annual red carpet!

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Christie D'Zurilla
The American Music Awards hit the air starting at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC, but you can get an early fix of your music faves here, starting at 2 p.m PST when the AMAs red carpet opens in downtown L.A.. PHOTOS: American Music Awards 2012: Red carpet ...
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Rihanna performs in Berlin as part of her 777 tour... wearing cannabis T-shirt ...

Daily Mail - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Rihanna's outfits never fail to disapoint and on Sunday night she did it again, strutting on the stage in Berlin wearing a black mesh top showing a black bra underneath and a white budding cannibis plant on front.
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First Down, Fourth Down: Andre Johnson outduels Justin Blackmon - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Andre Johnson's 273-yard performance ranks No. 9 on the all-time single-game receiving yardage list. (Bob Levey/Getty Images).
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Mike D'Antoni won't coach Sunday

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
For more news, notes and analysis of the Lakers, check out the Lakers Report blog from the Kamenetzky Brothers. Blog. LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni will not coach Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets.
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Healthy RGIII has Redskins thinking playoffs

USA TODAY - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Robert Griffin III set a franchise record by completing 93.3% of his passes against the Eagles. (Photo: Evan Habeeb, US Presswire).
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Broncos defense gets in on act in victory over Chargers

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller and outside linebacker Wesley Woodyard reach for a fumble by San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during the third quarter of the game at Sports Authority Field.
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Evidence indicates astronauts could survive on Mars

Fox News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Radiation levels at the Martian surface appear to be roughly similar to those experienced by astronauts in low-Earth orbit, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found.
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Giant Sun Eruption Captured in NASA Video - ‎Nov 17, 2012‎
The sun unleashed a monster eruption of super-hot plasma Friday (Nov. 16) in back-to-back solar storms captured on camera by a NASA spacecraft.
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FDA Posts Injury Data Citing Red Bull

New York Times - ‎Nov 17, 2012‎
The government publicly released reports Friday of injuries that cited the possible involvement of Red Bull, the country's top-selling energy drink, just days after its producer said it was unaware of such cases.
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Monitor Your Diabetes Using These Digital Tools

Mashable - ‎Nov 17, 2012‎
November is National Diabetes Month, a condition that is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Of the 25.8 million Americans who suffer from the disease, 7 million do not know they have it, according to the National Institutes of Health.