Reuters - - 1 hour ago
MUMBAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Mumbai's police paraded past some of the city's landmarks in a show of strength as India's financial hub marked the first anniversary of militant raids that killed 166 people and ratched up tensions with ...
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - US shoppers may stretch tight budgets this year to reward loved ones after months of thrift, a softening of heart that store chains hope will erase the holiday season sales debacle of 2008.
Retailers Extend Deals Beyond Black Friday New York Times
Washington Post - - 41 minutes ago
The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will attend UN-sponsored climate talks in Copenhagen next month and commit the United States to specific targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday led a chorus of United Nations officials in calling on the international community to make greater efforts to tackle the global pandemic of violence against women and ...
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By Haaretz Service and AP Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday said it was up to the Palestinians to decide whether peace negotiations resume, after Israel announced on Wednesday 10-month halt in West Bank settlement construction.
Video: Mitchell Welcomes Israeli Settlement Moratorium The Associated Press
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A photo shown on Michaele Salahi's Facebook page shows her, Tareq Salahi and Vice President Joe Biden. Washington (CNN) -- Two people without invitations crashed President Obama's first White House state dinner, the US Secret Service said Wednesday.
Video: Couple 'Crashes' White House State Dinner The Associated Press
At the First Obama State Dinner, the First Crashers New York Times
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
On Thanksgiving, our most home-grown of holidays, we at The Ticket would like to offer you a helping of history along with that turkey.
Obama's Thanksgiving proclamation The Associated Press
A day to give thanks: Readers share their gratitude on Thanksgiving Rome News Tribune
Washington Post - 27 minutes ago
Prince George's County Animal Shelter, 3750 Brown Station Rd. in Upper Marlboro, makes animals available for adoption by residents of the county and other jurisdictions.
Oakland animal shelter undergoes transformation San Francisco Chronicle
Around Town: Team effort puts shelter animals on sale in Dec. Abilene Reporter-News
Bloomberg - - 29 minutes ago
Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's 10-year bonds rose on speculation the yen's advance to a 14-year high against the dollar will diminish earnings at companies dependent on overseas sales, boosting demand for the relative safety of debt.
WORLD FOREX: Dollar/Yen At 14-Year Low Despite Japan Caution Wall Street Journal
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Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Oil fell in New York as traders sold contracts to lock in gains ahead of the US Thanksgiving holiday and after the US Energy Department said crude inventories held by the world's largest energy consumer rose.
Oil falls to near $77 amid mixed demand signs The Associated Press
NPR - 2 hours ago
by Nell Greenfieldboyce Last year, astronauts Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Shane Kimbrough prepared Thanksgiving dinner for the crew members from Endeavor and Expedition 18.
CNET News - - Nov 24, 2009
by Declan mccullagh A few days after leaked e-mail messages appeared on the Internet, the US Congress may probe whether prominent scientists who are advocates of global warming theories may have misrepresented the truth about climate change.
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
A basic tenet of photography is that the best camera is the one you have on hand when you need it. For many people these days, that means an iPhone.
New Site Logs iphone App Store Rejections PC Magazine
Entertainment Weekly - - 5 hours ago
CBS's The Early Show, which added Adam Lambert to its Wednesday program after ABC's Good Morning America canceled the singer's appearance, has nevertheless found itself in hot water for showing a clip of Lambert's American Music Awards ...
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
Roman Polanski was granted $4.5 million bail Wednesday, clearing the way for the fugitive director to move within days from a Swiss jail to house arrest and electronic monitoring at his Alpine resort chalet.
Video: Polanski Wins $4.5M Bail, House Arrest Likely The Associated Press
Roman Polanski gets bail -- if it sticks, will he skip again? [POLL] Los Angeles Times
BuddyTV - 1 hour ago
Fans of Dancing with the Stars who've seen this season are perhaps privy to, well, emotional moments from Kelly Osbourne - not the least of which was an outburst in the middle of the season during tough rehearsal sessions.
Kelly Osbourne saw it coming Boston Herald
USA Today - 1 hour ago
San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Marian Hossa shined in his highly-anticipated Chicago debut with two goals, as the Blackhawks took it to San Jose in a 7-2 final at the Shark Tank.
San Jose Sharks routed by Chicago Blackhawks San Jose Mercury News
Hossa scores twice in Blackhawks debut The Associated Press
New York Times - 4 hours ago
The commentator Stephen A. Smith on Wednesday published a statement attributed to Iverson on his Web site. In it Iverson said he planned to retire but added, “I feel strongly that I can still compete at the highest level.
Answer me this: How bad does Iverson want it? FOXSports.com
Report: Iverson set to retire The Associated Press
Dallas Morning News - 3 hours ago
We're not here to talk you off the ledge on a long, holiday weekend. After a day or two with the in-laws, grandfolks, uncles and nephews, maybe you need the ledge.
Rockets defenseless against Mavs Houston Chronicle
CNN - - 52 minutes ago
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- As H1N1 cases are rising, so are bacterial pneumonia cases, health officials are finding. They're seeing an increase in flu complications leading to pneumonia.
Rise in cases expected alongside flu pandemic; Denver is hotbed Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to all those performing Hajj this year, and to Muslims in America and around the world who are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha.
Video: Millions in Mecca for Hajj Despite Rain, Flu The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - Nov 25, 2009
There were about 17% fewer new infections worldwide in 2008, compared with 2001, but fewer than half of those infected began treatment, a World Health Organization and UNAIDS report says.
Bay Area events honor World AIDS Day Bay Area Reporter
guardian.co.uk - Nov 22, 2009
Obama as a child with his mother. Photograph: AP Neil Sankey has spent his life investigating organised crimes. As a former British police officer with almost 20 years experience, he was seconded to elite units of Scotland Yard through most of the ...
Times Online - Nov 21, 2009
The internet giant is about to launch a system offering free calls - along with the mother of all handsets. Google is gearing up for an all-out assault on the mobile-phone market that will include a new, Google-branded handset and the first ...
New York Times - - Nov 22, 2009
YARMOUTH, Mass. - Dave Lamoureux's kayak, named Fortitude, must be the only one in Massachusetts registered as a motor vessel.
CNN - - Nov 23, 2009
(CNN) -- Huston Smith sat at the bedside of his firstborn child, watching her life ebb away. "I have no complaints," Karen Smith told her father.
NewsMax.com - Nov 21, 2009
A formidable coalition of 150 Catholic, Orthodox and evangelical leaders are calling on Christians in a new manifesto to reject secular authority - and even engage in civil disobedience - if laws force them to accept abortion, same-sex marriage and ...