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A year after, India remembers Mumbai attacks

Reuters - Rina Chandran, Alistair Scrutton - ‎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 ...

No Thanksgiving rest for retailers in sales race

Reuters - Michele Gershberg - ‎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.

Obama to set goals to reduce emissions

Washington Post - Juliet Eilperin, Michael D. Shear - ‎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.

UN officials call for intensified efforts to eliminate violence against women

Xinhua - Mu Xuequan - ‎9 hours ago‎
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 ...

Philippine clan leader held over poll-related massacre

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A powerful Philippine clan leader suspected of involvement in the massacre of 57 people has been taken into custody, officials said.

Lieberman: Settlement halt means ball now in Palestinian court

Ha'aretz - ‎47 minutes ago‎
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.

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Couple crashed Obama's state dinner

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
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.

Thanksgiving wishes from Lincoln, Truman, Reagan and -- now -- Obama

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.

Prince George's animal adoption, Nov. 26, 2009

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.

Japan's 10-Year Bonds Rise as Yen Gains Damp Exporter Outlook

Bloomberg - Yoshiaki Nohara - ‎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.

Recall another blow to Toyota's reputation

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some say the Japanese company has sacrificed its legendary quality in recent years to reach the goal of becoming the world's No.

Crude Oil Declines on Rising US Inventories, Firmer Dollar

Bloomberg - Yee Kai - ‎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.

This Year, No Turkey Feast For Shuttle Astronauts

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.

Congress may probe leaked global warming e-mails

CNET News - Declan McCullagh - ‎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.

Bringing Big Smiles to iPhone Shutterbugs

New York Times - Rik Fairlie - ‎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.

CBS' 'Early Show' stands by its decision to blur Adam Lambert kiss

Entertainment Weekly - John Young - ‎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 ...

Minor victory for Roman Polanski

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.

After 'Dancing with the Stars' Finals, Kelly Feels 'Amazing'

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.

Blackhawks-Sharks Game Review

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.

Allen Iverson is set to retire from the NBA, an online report said.

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.
Report: Iverson set to retire The Associated Press

Mavericks have to protect home court against bad teams

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.

H1N1 linked to rise in bacterial pneumonia cases

CNN - Miriam Falco - ‎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.

On Thanksgiving eve, Obama issues special Hajj message to world's Muslims

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.

New HIV infections in decline

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.

The former British police officer who wants to bring down Barack Obama

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 ...

The Googlephone: Google gears up for attack on mobile-phone market

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 ...

Catching Tuna and Hanging On for the Ride

New York Times - Charles McGrath - ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
YARMOUTH, Mass. - Dave Lamoureux's kayak, named Fortitude, must be the only one in Massachusetts registered as a motor vessel.

Huston Smith's painful spiritual odyssey

CNN - John Blake - ‎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.

Religious Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience if Laws Don't Respect Faith

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 ...