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North Koreans Unveil Vast New Plant for Nuclear Use

New York Times - David E. Sanger - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - North Korea showed a visiting American nuclear scientist last week a vast new facility it secretly and rapidly built to enrich uranium, confronting the Obama administration with the prospect that the country is preparing ...
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Pope Benedict says that condoms can be used to stop the spread of HIV

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
In a break with his traditional teaching, Pope Benedict XVI has said the use of condoms is acceptable "in certain cases", in an extended interview to be published this week.
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NATO adopts transition plan for Afghan war

Washington Post - Karen DeYoung - ‎27 minutes ago‎
NATO nations meeting in Portugal have agreed to start turning over Afghanistan's security to its military next year. The plan would give local forces full control by 2014.
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Irish corporate tax in focus as bailout deal nears

Reuters - Julien Toyer, Jodie Ginsberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
LISBON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Saturday he expected Ireland to raise its corporate tax rate but added that an increase would not be a condition for any bailout.

Potter fans swarm to midnight release

Chicago Sun-Times - Jane Donahue - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than a thousand fans of the world's favorite wizard gathered at Naperville's AMC Showplace Theatre for the midnight premiere of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1.

Travelers, lawmakers up in arms over airport security measures

Christian Science Monitor - Brad Knickerbocker - ‎4 hours ago‎
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, 1.6 million travelers are expected to fly. How will passengers deal with new airport security measures critics say invade personal privacy?

Analyst Calling April 2011 Release for "iPad 2"

PC Magazine - David Murphy - ‎2 hours ago‎
In a bit of news from the Apple rumormongering department, an analyst with Gleacher & Company is throwing his hat in the ring with a prediction that Apple's iPad 2—a completely unofficial name that's been making the news circuit the last week or so—is ...

ASN: Lipid Combo Cuts CV Risk in Kidney Disease

MedPage Today - Charles Bankhead - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Tony Parker files divorce petition in Texas

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Eva Longoria filed for divorce from Tony Parker on Wednesday, and on Thursday, Parker said it's a "difficult time for me and Eva.

Still too dangerous for mine rescue

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Twenty-seven miners remain trapped underground after an explosion rocked a coal mine in New Zealand's South Island. Mine officials and rescue experts have no idea when they will be able to send rescue teams into the New Zealand coal mine where 29 men ...

Big Ten logjam continues, SEC D's raise eyebrows; more Snaps - ‎1 hour ago‎
Terrelle Pryor threw two picks against Iowa, but came through for Ohio State when it mattered most. AP Terrelle Pryor has had his ups and downs during his three years as Ohio State's quarterback.

US nearing end of major insider-trading probe

Washington Post - Zachary A. Goldfarb, Jerry Markon - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal prosecutors in New York are in the advanced stages of an extensive insider-trading investigation that could lead to criminal charges against Wall Street traders and executives, federal law enforcement ...

Wrigley adds another chapter to gridiron history - Carrie Muskat - ‎35 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO -- Mikel Leshoure isn't a baseball fan, but he may save his jersey from Saturday's game with the Wrigley Field grass stains on it.

Coroner: Ohio women, boy were stabbed to death, dismembered

CNN - Emanuella Grinberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Preliminary autopsy results indicate that a missing woman, her son and friend were stabbed to death and dismembered last week, the Knox County, Ohio, Coroner's Office said Saturday.

EU and US look to secure Doha trade deal in 2011

Reuters - Luke Baker, Timothy Heritage - ‎4 hours ago‎
LISBON (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union promised on Saturday to use their considerable economic weight to try to secure a successful conclusion to the Doha round of global trade negotiations in 2011.

Former Yankee Leyritz is Acquitted of Manslaughter

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP A jury on Saturday acquitted the former Yankee catcher Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter after days of testimony that centered on whether Leyritz ran a red light moments before a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two.

NATO move won't speed Australia's exit

Sydney Morning Herald - Tom Wald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Afghan security forces will begin taking control of their troubled homeland from January but that won't speed up the withdrawal of Australian troops.

Moseley Braun announces candidacy for mayor

Chicago Sun-Times - Mary Wisniewski - ‎52 minutes ago‎
In front of roughly 200 supporters gathered at a cold, windy Northerly Island, former US Sen. Carol Moseley Braun formally announced her candidacy for Chicago mayor Saturday.

Jackson has triple-double, Bobcats beat Suns

San Jose Mercury News - Mike Cranston - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Charlotte Bobcats' DJ Augustin (14) shoots over Phoenix Suns' Hedo Turkoglu, of Turkey, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, NC, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010.

A Park Ranger Is Shot in Utah

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP MOAB, Utah (AP) - Officers swarmed a rugged canyon west of Moab on Saturday searching for a man who shot and critically wounded a park ranger.

'Inferno' director: Lindsay Lohan didn't quit -- we fired her

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
After months of waiting for Lindsay Lohan to emerge from jail and rehabilitation centers, director Matthew Wilder has finally axed Lindsay Lohan from his planned Linda Lovelace biopic, "Inferno.

E. Coli Could Have Long Term Effect on Heart

BusinessWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
FRIDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop gastroenteritis from E. coli-contaminated drinking water are at increased risk for high blood pressure, kidney problems and heart disease later in life, say Canadian researchers.

FBI: Letter with powder found at 'DWTS' studio - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - A white powder in an envelope with a threatening letter delivered to the "Dancing With the Stars" production office at CBS Studios in Los Angeles was determined to be talcum powder.
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