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Egypt clashes as president defends his new powers

Houston Chronicle - ‎46 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed Friday in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the nation ...
Demonstrators pledge to fight Morsi power grab
Egypt unrest flares over Morsi's move to broaden his power
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Shopping season off to strong start

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Opening their doors earlier than ever for Black Friday paid off for retailers as shoppers mobbed malls thick with sales across the Southland, snapping up electronics, toys and other deals.
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Gas blast levels Mass. strip club; 18 people hurt

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Updated 10:34 PM ET. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. A natural gas explosion in one of New England's biggest cities on Friday leveled a strip club and heavily damaged a dozen other buildings but didn't kill anyone, authorities said.
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Camacho's mother says life support will end - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former welterweight champion Hector "Macho" Camacho poses for photographers during the filming of the Upfront program of Univision TV in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, in October 2010.
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Political cease-fire ends in Israel

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - Soon after the cease-fire took effect this week between Israel and Hamas, another truce ended: The agreement among candidates in Israel's upcoming elections not to campaign during the crisis.
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Foggy crash a tragedy for Houston-area family

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - The children of a Houston-area couple killed during Thursday's massive interstate wreck in Texas say this year was the family's first Thanksgiving apart.
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Syria rebels capture army base in eastern oil region

Reuters - ‎Nov 22, 2012‎
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis. AMMAN | Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:20pm EST. AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels captured an army base in an eastern oil province on Thursday, further weakening President Bashar al-Assad's control in the strategic region bordering Iraq.
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Postcard mailed in 1943 finally arrives

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
The card was sent to two sisters who once lived at the address in Elmira, N.Y., by their parents, who were visiting their son in Rockford, Ill.
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With Stickers, a Petition and Even a Middle Name, Secession Fever Hits Texas

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
HOUSTON - In the weeks since President Obama's re-election, Republicans around the country have been wondering how to proceed.

Ala. deputy fatally shot, 2nd wounded in exchange

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an Alabama deputy sheriff has been fatally shot and another deputy has been critically wounded while responding to a call.
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Malia Obama, President's daughter, matures as 'real role model'

New York Daily News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
As the White House Christmas tree arrived Friday, Malia Obama shone as bright as any star that will top it. The 14-year-old sure has grown up during her father's first term, blossoming from a timid 10-year-old into a stylish young lady.
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Walmart protests are throwback to pre-union days

Christian Science Monitor - ‎25 minutes ago‎
In staging nationwide protests at Wal-Mart stores on Black Friday, employees and labor unions are turning back the clock - trying to influence America's largest retailer in ways that were the norm before the union movement started in the 1930s.
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Shop in Lexington on Small Business Saturday
28 minutes ago
Written by
Chris Winston
Big-name national retailers take the spotlight on Black Friday as their deep price cuts pull in shoppers in droves. What about those mom-and-pop businesses all over Lexington and beyond that are the backbone of America's economy?
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Black Friday a good one for stock market

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
STOCK MARKET. Great week on Wall Street. The stock market enjoyed some Black Friday cheer, rising sharply as shoppers braved the post-Thanksgiving rush.
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Euro Rises as German Business Confidence Climbs; Krona Advances

Businessweek - ‎19 hours ago‎
The euro strengthened to the highest level in three weeks versus the dollar after data showed German business confidence rose in November, boosting optimism that Europe's biggest economy is weathering the region's slowdown.
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European Union budget talks break up with no plan

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON - Divisions within the European Union were laid bare by two days of haggling between leaders over a new long-term spending plan that broke up Friday with no agreement, but plenty of hard feelings.
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Procedures aren't the GOP's problem

Washington Post (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Would eliminating the Ames straw poll, as Republican Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is calling for, help the Republicans pick a better candidate during the 2016 cycle?
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Polls offer little guidance for politicians tackling 'fiscal cliff'

Washington Post - ‎Nov 22, 2012‎
Politicians tasked with negotiating a deal next month to avoid the “fiscal cliff” can be thankful that their talks are taking place immediately after a clarifying national election that laid out exactly how the public wants Washington to deal with debt and deficits.
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Microsoft's Greater China VP says Windows Phone 7.8 to launch in the 'coming ...

Engadget - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Sure, Microsoft has already delivered its new Windows Phone 8 OS to the masses, but the WP7.8 release details, on the other hand, have been extremely minimal since we learned about the upgrade earlier this year.
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At Launch, Does Wii U Lack a Game That Matches the Wii?

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Nov 20, 2012
Written by
Ian Sherr
Associated Press: Nintendo's Wii U game console, which hit stores on Sunday, gives players a second screen besides the television.
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Reports: 'Dallas' villain Larry Hagman dies at 81

Chicago Tribune - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Larry Hagman, who played the conniving and mischievous J.R. Ewing on the TV show "Dallas," died Friday afternoon at a Dallas hospital, the Dallas Morning News reported.
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After 'Psycho,' a shower of violence in movies

Winston-Salem Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK For his first professional acting job, a 22-year-old Anthony Hopkins took a train from South Wales to Manchester. With time to kill on a rainy day, he dropped off his bags and headed to the movies, where a long queue wound outside the cinema.
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Written by Bulldog Butters

SOHH - ‎2 hours ago‎
In this week's Pulse Report, we see how much support Game's fiancée has really provided, wave good-bye to Lil Wayne once again, applaud Chief Keef's confidence and oh SOHH much more!
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Keeping It Simple, Nets Beat Clippers

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The opponent was a high-flying crew known for midair pyrotechnics, rim-bending dunks and a cute nickname, none of which the Nets were likely to match Friday night.
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NFL executive: Challenge rule 'may be too harsh' in wake of Lions game - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NFL might reconsider its rule that doesn't allow for replay reviews when a coach makes the mistake of challenging a scoring play, NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson said on Friday.
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Jeremy Lin, Rockets get best of Knicks in shootout

USA TODAY - ‎47 minutes ago‎
2012-11-23-jeremy-lin. Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin (7) attempts to score during the second quarter against the New York Knicks at Toyota Center.
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NHL cancels 2012-13 All-Star Game

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Black Friday, indeed. The NHL rang in the Christmas season by canceling the first two weeks of its December schedule, or all games through Dec. 14, and the Jan. 27 All-Star Game and accompanying festivities in Columbus.
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This Week in Niners Nation: Week 12 2012 Edition

Niners Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
This Week in Niners Nation, a weekly revisiting of Niners Nation content. With an amazing performance against the Bears on Monday night and the quarterback controversy we've all been waiting for starting to brew, it's been a busy week.
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Take a guided tour of a space station

Herald Sun - ‎Nov 22, 2012‎
Take a space station tour. Sunita Williams of NASA takes you on an incredible tour of an International Space Station. space station.
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Super-Earths Get Magnetic 'Shield' from Liquid Metal - ‎Nov 22, 2012‎
Within supersized alien versions of Earth, a common transparent ceramic may become a flowing liquid metal, perhaps granting those distant worlds magnetic fields to shield life from harmful radiation, researchers say.
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4 more cases of new SARS-like virus confirmed - ‎2 hours ago‎
A cluster of infections caused by the new coronavirus is being investigated to see if it was triggered by person-to-person spread, the World Health Organization has said.
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Study questions value of mammography screening

Los Angeles Times
Nov 21, 2012
Written by
Monte Morin
About a third of all tumors discovered in routine mammography screenings are unlikely to result in illness, according to a new study that says 30 years of the breast cancer exams have resulted in the overdiagnosis of 1.3 million American women.

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