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Egypt unrest: Military apologises for protest deaths

BBC News -
Egypt's ruling military has apologised for the deaths of protesters in clashes with police, as unrest in Cairo and other cities enters its sixth day.
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A member of Jerry Sandusky's family made one of two new allegations of child sexual abuse against the former Penn State assistant coach, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa.

Six Feared Dead After Plane Crashes in Arizona

Fox News -
November 23, 2011: Video clip shows what appears to be plane exploding after hitting side of a mountain outside of Phoenix. APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz - Three adults and three children were on board a plane that exploded when it crashed into the ...

Gingrich, Romney Face Criticism on Illegal Immigration Stances

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, leading contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, defended competing views on immigration yesterday, one day after Gingrich called for a “humane” approach of ...

Packers-Lions game on Thanksgiving similar to the one in 1962

Boston Herald -
DETROIT - Watching the victories pile up one by one, it occurred to Jerry Kramer that Thanksgiving this year was shaping up a lot like the one he and his Green Bay Packers teammates attended in 1962 ...

"Disastrous" bond sale shakes confidence in Germany

Reuters -
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint press conference after crisis talks with Greece's Prime Minister on the eve of a G20 summit of major world economies in Cannes, November 2, 2011.

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Saleh Engulfed by Turmoil in Nation He United

Bloomberg -
Yemeni anti-government protesters react after President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a deal transfer power in Sanaa. Yemeni anti-government protesters react after President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a deal ...

Probe airs abuses by Bahrain gov't

Arizona Daily Star -
HASAN JAMALI / AP Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa listened Wednesday to a summary of an investigative report on his government's attempts to quell the largest Arab Spring uprising in the Gulf.

Liberal named ambassador to U.S.

Detroit Free Press -
Pakistan appointed a liberal lawmaker and rights activist as its US ambassador Wednesday, swiftly replacing Husain Haqqani, who was forced out amid allegations that he sought US help in trying to rein in Pakistan's powerful military.

Amish in 3 states concerned over haircut attacks

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP MILLERSBURG, Ohio - A sheriff says members of the Amish community in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana have been frightened by recent hair-cutting attacks.

New England snow snarls holiday travel, sparks outages

Reuters -
CONWAY, Mass (Reuters) - A wintry storm socked New England states with a mix of heavy snow and freezing rain on Wednesday, sparking power outages and delaying some pre-Thanksgiving flights on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Overseer of health care law is stepping down -
WASHINGTON • Dr. Donald Berwick, the Harvard pediatrician whom President Barack Obama tapped to head the Medicare and Medicaid programs, will step down next week in the face of staunch Republican opposition to his permanent appointment to implement ...

Occupy protests put spotlight on police tactics

Los Angeles Times -
A post-9/11 climate has led some departments to respond more forcefully to Occupy protests in Northern California than they might have before, observers say.

Thanksgiving kicks off fight for holiday sales

Reuters -
Shoppers carry their purchases on ''Black Friday'' at a high-end shopping mall in Tysons Corner, Virginia, November 26, 2010.

S&P Signals Japan Downgrade Approaching as Finances Worsen

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Standard and Poor's said Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's administration hasn't made progress in tackling the public debt burden, an indication it may be preparing to lower the nation's sovereign grade.

Deere Profit Tops Analysts' Estimates as Farm Income Climbs

BusinessWeek -
By Shruti Date Singh Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Deere & Co., the world's largest farm-equipment maker, reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit and forecast 2012 earnings that topped analysts' estimates as US farmers flush with cash buy more tractors and ...

Stocks slide 2% on Europe, China worries

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- US stocks slid deep into the red Wednesday, ending down more than 2%, as eurozone fears rumbled on and a preliminary report showed that Chinese ...

Asia Stocks Rebounding From Lowest in 7 Weeks on China Policy

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan advanced amid signs China may begin fine tuning policies aimed at restraining loan growth.

Galaxy Nexus coming to the US in December, if not sooner

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Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy Nexus smartphone will make its US debut on Verizon before the end of the year, a company spokeswoman told CNET in an e-mailed statement.

FCC Seeks Review of AT&T Merger With T-Mobile

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission took steps Tuesday to block the proposed $39 billion merger of the mobile phone companies AT&T and T-Mobile USA.

LeRoy Bell eliminated on 'X Factor': ranking the field

The Seattle Times -
Edmonds' singer LeRoy Bell was eliminated Thursday on the Fox TV singing competition, "X Factor." It was a double elimination night, and after the group Lakoda Rayne had been voted off, Bell was relegated to the bottom two of nine contestants.

NFL Week 12 capsule previews for Thanksgiving Day

San Francisco Chronicle -
49ers (+3 1/2) at Baltimore, 5:20 pm, Channel: 5 NFL Net: "It's a historic thing, it's very special," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said of the first NFL head-coaching matchup of brothers.

NBA and Players Resume Negotiating, With Christmas Day in Their Sights

New York Times -
Negotiations to end the NBA lockout have quietly resumed, with the goal of reaching a deal in time to stage a 66-game season that would start Christmas Day.

Duke beats Kansas for fifth Maui title

USA Today -
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - The lead was two, shot clock winding down. Seemingly every Kansas player in his face, Tyler Thornton let a 3-pointer fly.

Niemi gets 1st shutout of season against former team as Sharks beat Blackhawks 1-0

Washington Post -
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Something about playing his former team seems to bring the best out of Antti Niemi. Niemi made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season and Jason Demers broke a scoreless tie late in the second period with his first goal to lead ...

Chiefs top list of teams claiming QB Kyle Orton

San Francisco Chronicle -
AP Orton was claimed off waivers Wednesday by the Chiefs, who were in the market for an experienced quarterback after losing Matt Cassel to a season-ending injury to his throwing hand.

New NASA rover to scout for life's habitats on Mars

Reuters -
This artist's conception depicts the rover Curiosity, of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, as it uses its Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument to investigate the composition of a rock surface on Mars is pictured in this NASA publicity ...

Fresh round of hacked climate science emails leaked online

The Guardian -
A fresh tranche of private emails exchanged between leading climate scientists throughout the last decade was released online on Tuesday.

Transcept's night-waking cure gets FDA nod

Baltimore Sun -
(Reuters) - A first-of-its-kind drug for patients who face difficulty in going back to sleep after abruptly waking up in the middle of the night is expected to hit market next year, with the US approval Wednesday of Transcept Pharmaceuticals' ...

Emergency hospitalizations of elderly often tied to key medications -
A handful of commonly prescribed drugs are responsible for two-thirds of emergency hospitalizations among older adults, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Too much acetaminophen over time may damage liver

USA Today -
By HealthDay Taking slightly too much of the pain reliever acetaminophen (best known by the brand name Tylenol) over time can lead to an overdose that can cause liver failure and death, according to a new study.


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