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Israel targets Gaza militants' homes, sending civilian death toll soaring amid ...

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Updated: 5:10 p.m. ET. GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media center Monday, driving up the Palestinian death toll to 96, as Israel broadened its targets in the ...
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Susan Rice nomination storm puts Obama in a quandary

The Guardian
18 minutes ago
Written by
Richard Adams
Ten days ago Susan Rice was considered such a sure thing to be Hillary Clinton's replacement as secretary of state that the Washington Post was reporting "senior administration officials" as saying the nomination "will almost certainly go to" the UN ...
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Santa Monica can block popular Nativity scene in park, judge rules

NBCNews.com (blog) - ‎40 minutes ago‎
... 2011, pedestrians walk past a Christmas display in Santa Monica, California. By NBC News staff and wire services. Efforts to force Santa Monica, Calif.
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10 Things I Hate About Wii U

Wired
42 minutes ago
Written by
Chris Kohler
Unfortunately, Nintendo is still lagging behind when it comes to creating what consumers are increasingly expecting out of their devices: a feature-rich, multimedia online experience.
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Hostess lives another day to mediate with union

Boston.com - ‎49 minutes ago‎
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Twinkies will live to see another day. Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union agreed on Monday to go into mediation to try to resolve their differences after a bankruptcy court judge noted that the parties hadn't gone ...
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For Romney, the Obama gifts that keep on giving

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
For a while there I thought he said “big GIF.” (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) (David Goldman - AP) I was very excited to hear from Mitt Romney, in the wake of the election, that President Obama had been liberally bestowing gifts or even “big gifts” on key ...
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Obama Hails Myanmar's Progress in First Visit

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Play. Lined With Well-Wishers: Obama Arrives in Myanmar. Barack Obama hailed Myanmar's shift to democracy and urged more steps to increase freedom after a meeting with democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi, during the first visit to the former ...
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China willing to enhance security, strategic cooperation with ASEAN: premier

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHNOM PENH, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- China is willing to increase dialogue and enhance cooperation with ASEAN members in security and strategic fields, and to make further contribution to East Asia's lasting peace and prosperity, visiting Chinese Premier ...
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Sergeant Charged in Iraq Shooting Appears in...

ABC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
An Army sergeant charged with killing four other soldiers and a Navy officer at a mental health clinic in Iraq has appeared in a military courtroom in Washington state.
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NY police officer says not guilty of plan to cook, eat women

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Basil Katz. NEW YORK | Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:31pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police officer pleaded not guilty on Monday to conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women.
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New York police seek possible serial killer

AFP - ‎40 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - New York's police chief appealed Monday for witnesses as a hunt intensified for a possible serial killer in Brooklyn, where three storekeepers have been shot dead in the last five months.
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Existing-Home Sales Rise 2.1%

Wall Street Journal - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Sales of previously owned homes were stronger than expected in October, putting them on track to hit their highest annual level since 2007.
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Moody's strips France of triple-A rating; a notch lower

Reuters
15 minutes ago
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Daniel Bases
By Daniel Bases. Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:05pm EST. Nov 19, NEW YORK (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service downgraded France's sovereign rating by one notch to Aa1 from Aaa, the agency said on Monday, citing the country's uncertain fiscal outlook as a ...
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Report: Obama Coverage Turned More Favorable In Final Week Of Election

U.S. News & World Report (blog) - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Media coverage of President Barack Obama was largely positive in the final week of the presidential campaign, while coverage of Mitt Romney was mostly negative, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in ...
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Romney supporters form immigration super PAC

USA TODAY
3 hours ago
Written by
Catalina Camia
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney with several key Hispanic supporters. Carlos Gutierrez is second from left. (Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP).
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A Short To-Do List for Intel's Next CEO

Businessweek - ‎30 minutes ago‎
With Paul Otellini heading to the nearest 18-hole course in May, speculation is rampant about who will replace him. That's a parlor game this post isn't going to get into (though you can see a good roundup of likely candidates here).
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Microsoft's Xbox 720 may include Kinect 2.0 and Blu-ray drive, report says

CBS News
3 hours ago
Written by
Lance Whitney
Microsoft may launch a next-generation video game console with Kinect, a Blu-ray drive and an A/V port for watching and recording broadcast TV, according to a report by Xbox World.
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Exclusive: Internal Videos Show Why the Microsoft Kin Cratered

Wired - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Do you remember the Microsoft Kin? It's okay if you don't - Microsoft certainly would like for you to forget it ever existed.
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Why Google 'vertical' search shouldn't face antitrust action

CNET
1 hour ago
Written by
Danny Sullivan
commentary One of the areas where Google has attracted antitrust attention is "vertical" search. There are good reasons why it shouldn't be hindered from offering this.
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While you were working ...

CNN (blog) - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The reported back-and-forth between Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber is giving us whiplash. To recap: Friday was a bad dinner date, then Gomez rebounded Saturday with gal pal Taylor Swift, but apparently got over whatever happened on Friday by the ...
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Marlins Salary Dump to Toronto Finalized

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Miami Marlins' latest payroll purge received final approval Monday from the commissioner's office, and as the team's top baseball executive began to discuss the deal during a conference call, a bad connection generated waves of reverberating noise that ...
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Conference shocker: Maryland joining Big Ten, leaving ACC in 2014; Rutgers on ...

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Choosing to look toward the future rather than honor the past, Maryland joined the Big Ten on Monday, bolting from the Atlantic Coast Conference in a move driven by the school's budget woes.
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SEC Power Rankings Week 13: Alabama won't let it slip away again

SportingNews.com - ‎11 minutes ago‎
AJ McCarron and the Crimson Tide get another shot at a BCS title. (AP Photo). A week after all was lost, the Tide are back in control of defending their national championship.
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Apes Have Midlife Crises, Too—And It May Help Them

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chimpanzees (pictured, an elderly male) are less content in middle age, a new study says. Photograph by Marcus Lindstrom, Getty Images.
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Astronomers spy a planet untethered to any star; there may be many more

Washington Post - ‎53 minutes ago‎
There's an orphan planet roaming our galactic neighborhood. It's a globe of gas about the size of Jupiter, astronomers say.
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Teens want more muscle, some use steroids to get there

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Teenagers are bulking up, with almost 35% of male teens using protein powders and 6% using steroids, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics that also found a significant number of girls engaging in similar behavior.
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Unemployment May Increase Chances of Heart Attacks

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Unemployment hurts more than your wallet - it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers.

Testosterone, Viagra not a winning ED combination

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Genevra Pittman. NEW YORK | Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:10pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a testosterone gel in addition to Viagra doesn't make the little blue pill work any better, according to a new study.
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Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again With Nose Cell Transplant

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
May Hay, a dog lover, used to cart her 10-year-old dachshund, Jasper, around in a trolley because his short hind legs were paralyzed after he was hit by a car.
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