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Gaza: Clinton works for truce 'in the days ahead'

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops.
Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce Talk
Efforts To Reach Truce Intensify
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Hector 'Macho' Camacho shot in Puerto Rico, boxer in critical condition

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to a report by El Nuevo Herald, former world champion boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho was shot in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.
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San Francisco Officials Approve a Ban on Public Nudity

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
San Francisco Officials Approve a Ban on Public Nudity. By MALIA WOLLAN. Published: November 20, 2012. SAN FRANCISCO - The command from city officials to residents was simple: Put your clothes back on.
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NTSB tosses the BlackBerry in favor of the iPhone

CNET - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Another U.S. government agency decides to drop RIM's beleaguered device because it has been "failing both at inopportune times and at an unacceptable rate.
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HP chief executive: Autonomy 'wilfully inflated' value

BBC News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The computer giant Hewlett Packard says its made a loss of more than $5bn on the value of a British company which it bought last year following what it calls "serious accounting improprieties".
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Congo: UN security council condemns Goma takeover by M23 rebels

The Guardian - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The United Nations security council has unanimously condemned the seizure of the Congolese city of Goma and asked the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, to report on what external support the rebels have received.
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Exclusive: President rejects Ajmal Kasab's mercy plea

Indian Express - ‎32 minutes ago‎
President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday rejected the mercy petition filed by Ajmal Kasab, the Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist sentenced to death for his role in the November 26, 2008 terror attack on Mumbai.
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Wen Jiabao adamant on South China Sea claim

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Phnom Penh: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has made a strong defence of his country's claim to almost all of the South China Sea after a summit of world leaders ended in bitter disagreement over how to ease tensions in the strategic and resource-rich ...
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Boy charged in fatal shooting on Florida bus

Houston Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida teen was charged with fatally shooting a girl in front of her younger sister and several other students while riding the bus to school Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade police said.
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Detroit council rejects condition for cash infusion

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
DETROIT | Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:49pm EST. DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit will not get a much-needed $10 million after the city council rejected on Tuesday a contract to hire a law firm that was part of a deal to keep the city on track to overhaul its finances.
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Officials: Organizers of Texas parade hit by deadly crash did not apply for a permit

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Organizers of a "Hunt for Heroes" parade that culminated in a deadly locomotive-and-parade-float collision last week did not apply for a parade permit, officials in Midland, Texas, said Tuesday, raising questions about whether the railroad had been ...
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Why It's Best for the US to Fall Off the 'Fiscal Cliff'

CNBC.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
While Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke forecasts 2013 will be a “very good year” for the world's largest economy if the “fiscal cliff” is avoided, one analyst argues a cliff-triggered recession is exactly what the United States needs.
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Doctor's Alleged Role Highlights Ties Between Investors and Medical Field

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 minutes ago‎
On the evening of July 29, 2008, Sidney Gilman, a prominent neurologist, and representatives of Elan Corp. and Wyeth hopped on a conference call for doctors, Wall Street analysts and investors to discuss results of a clinical trial for a drug to treat Alzheimer's.
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Twinkie maker Hostess says talks with union to stave off shutdown failed

Dallas Morning News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
An eleventh-hour bid by a bankruptcy judge to save 18,500 jobs at the maker of Hostess Twinkies apparently fell flat, with the company announcing late Tuesday that a mediation session was unsuccessful.
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A Broken Election System

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
While President Obama was delivering his victory speech in the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 7, people were still standing in line in Florida to vote.
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Rep. Matheson's election victory confirmed

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎4 hours ago‎
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Republicans banked heavily on toppling Rep. Jim Matheson, a six-term Democrat in one of the country's most heavily GOP districts.
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Only one undecided House race remains: McIntyre holds slim lead in NC

Fox News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
There is now only one undecided House race, in North Carolina, where Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre holds a narrow lead in his bid for a ninth term and his Republican challenger has called for a recount.
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Gaming Proves Touchy With The New Wii U

Wall Street Journal
4 hours ago
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Katie Boehret
Nintendo's Wii U Gamepad has embraced the touchscreen capabilities most consumers are now accustomed to but WSJ's Katherine Boehret says users might find some of the kinks in the system frustrating.
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Creative to license GPU technology to Intel as part of $50 million deal

TechSpot
7 hours ago
Written by
Shawn Knight
Creative Technology has come to an agreement with Intel to license out their GPU chip technology as they move forward with plans to focus on their core strengths: audio equipment.
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Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigns from 'Sesame Street'

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind “Sesame Street's” Elmo since the early '80s, has resigned from the show after a second man filed a lawsuit Tuesday, accusing him of a sexual relationship with an underage male and seeking $5 million in damages.
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'Dancing With the Stars': Three advance to finals

USA TODAY
2 hours ago
Written by
Ann Oldenburg
It was an emotional night, as two all-stars were sent home. Is your favorite celeb dancing next week for the mirror ball? Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff on Monday's 'DWTS' show.
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Luck by chance

New York Daily News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
MUMBAI, Nov. 21 -- Suraj Sharma was your average 17-yearold, going to school, without the slightest inkling of what he wanted to do in life.
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Grinnell College guard shatters scoring record with 138 points in a game

Yahoo! Sports (blog)
10 minutes ago
Written by
Jeff Eisenberg
Jack Taylor (Grinnell College)Almost a year to the day after Grinnell College's Griffin Lentsch shattered the Division III scoring record with 89 points, one of the guard's teammates dwarfed that performance with ease.
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Legality of U-Md. regents' Big Ten vote questioned

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
As the University of Maryland's top officials finalized a surprising move to the Big Ten Conference this week, the school's public governing board went into “emergency” mode and met twice in secret to decide whether it would endorse the change.
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Kuroda stays with Yankees

Chicago Tribune - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The Yankees checked one player off their lengthy list of free agents Tuesday, re-signing right-hander Hiroki Kuroda. The team announced in a press release that Kuroda received a one-year deal, though terms weren't disclosed.
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Muhammad and UCLA Bounce Back in Brooklyn

New York Times - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 points and No. 11 U.C.L.A. made enough free throws late to beat Georgia, 60-56, on Tuesday night in the consolation game of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center.
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With D'Antoni as Coach, Gasol Will Be on the Move, Beyond the Arc

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - As expected, Mike D'Antoni's arrival in Los Angeles has prompted a relocation plan for Pau Gasol. The move, happily, will not require luggage or a real estate agent.
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'Super-Jupiter' Discovery Dwarfs Solar System's Largest Planet

Space.com - ‎Nov 18, 2012‎
In a rare direct photo of a world beyond Earth, astronomers have spotted a planet 13 times more massive than Jupiter, the largest planet in our own solar system.
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Life on Mars? Curiosity rover stirs excitement

NEWS.com.au - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Has there ever been life on another planet? It's the big picture question scientists have been grappling with for centuries - and the Mars rover Curiosity might be about to deliver us an answer.
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Patent sought for HIV vaccineResearchers aim for lifeling AIDS vaccine

Houston Chronicle - ‎11 minutes ago‎
SAN ANTONIO - In addition to a cure for HIV, a top priority of AIDS researchers is a vaccine that can prevent infection. Researchers at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio recently applied for a patent for a single-dose vaccine they hope will ...
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Parents urged to be wary of unsafe toys still on store shelves

Rockford Register Star - ‎18 minutes ago‎
ROCKFORD - Children have toys on the brain this holiday season, but parents need to be diligent when buying or accepting toys to make sure they're safe.
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Positive Outlook on Aging Helps Seniors Heal

MedPage Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
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