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North Korean Shelling Shatters Islanders' Illusion of Security

Bloomberg - Sookyung Seo, Bomi Lim - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A South Korean Marine officer points at the wall of a military facility hit by shelling. Photographer: Kim Jae-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images Like many of the 1700 residents of Yeonpyeong island, ...
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It May Be Time for Trains, Ships and Mass Transit to Use Body Scanners ...

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP Sept. 1: Transportation Security Administration employee Anthony Brock, left, demonstrates a new full-body scanner at San Diego's Lindbergh Field with TSA employee Andres Lozano in San Diego.
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Lebanon's Hariri takes pragmatic approach in seeking unity

Washington Post - Janine Zacharia - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT - Since Saad Hariri was thrown into Lebanese politics after his father's assassination five years ago, he has worked to keep the politically and religiously fractious country unified.
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Thanksgiving shoppers give up sleep for a bargain

Los Angeles Times - Tiffany Hsu, Andrea Chang - ‎1 hour ago‎
With big chains such as Sears joining Wal-Mart and Kmart in opening on Thanksgiving, swarms of shoppers hit stores in numbers normally not seen until Friday, the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season.

Detroit Lions notes: Running game shows signs of improvement - ‎30 minutes ago‎
AP PhotoDetroit running back Maurice Morris, top, goes over the line for a touchdown in the first half against New England. DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions still don't have a 100-yard rusher this season, but at least they were able to breathe a little ...

Judge Has Many Options in Sentencing Ex-Rep. DeLay

ABC News - Juan A. Lozano - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP By JUAN A. LOZANO AP Former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay argued throughout his trial that the deck was stacked against him by a politically motivated prosecutor and a jury from the most Democratic city in one of the most Republican states.

SAP Verdict Rattles Tech-Support Sector

Wall Street Journal - Jeanette Borzo, Cari Tuna - ‎6 hours ago‎
Oracle Corp.'s success in winning a $1.3 billion jury verdict against rival SAP AG sent tremors through a small but fast-growing niche in the technology sector: companies that provide technical support for other ...

Rio de Janiero Violence Rises

Wall Street Journal - John Lyons - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police took position in Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. It was a fifth day of violence, marked by car burnings and shootings.

WikiLeaks has a new batch of classified files

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The documents, believed to include thousands of diplomatic cables between the US and other countries, could be released this weekend.

Kanye West Gets 'Lost' During Thanksgiving Day Parade

Just Jared - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kanye West performs his new song “Lost In The World” during the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday morning (November 25) in New York City.

Tennessee Titans' Mike Heimerdinger diagnosed with cancer

The Tennessean - Jim Wyatt - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Titans huddled in prayer at the end of Wednesday's practice after learning offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger had been diagnosed with cancer.

'The King's Speech' will have you in its thrall

USA Today - Claudia Puig - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Laurie Sparham, The Weinstein Co. By Claudia Puig, USA TODAY Let's say it without equivocation: Colin Firth deserves an Oscar for his lead role in The King's Speech as the stammering King George VI.

Europeans Clash on Bailout

Wall Street Journal - Marcus Walker, Matthew Karnitschnig - ‎19 minutes ago‎
BERLIN—European leaders sparred over whether to commit more funds to rescue struggling euro-zone countries, as financial-market pressure on the region's weakest economies intensified.

£4.4m investment to tackle domestic violence

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The assembly government announcement comes on the international day for the elimination of violence against women. The money will be used to address violence against women including sexual assault, domestic abuse, female genital mutilation and forced ...

Private companies vying in $$$ race to space

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
By AP AP -- Several companies are in the latest race to space, vying for a chance to fly cargo and even astronauts to the International Space Station once NASA's shuttle program ends.

Crisis-Torn Haiti Braces for Ballot

Wall Street Journal - Ingrid Arnesen, Nicholas Casey - ‎21 minutes ago‎
PORT-AU-PRINCE—After an earthquake, a hurricane and a growing cholera epidemic, Haiti is approaching its next struggle—electing a president from a slate of 18 candidates with no front-runner.

KKR leads $5bn deal to acquire Del Monte

Financial Times - Martin Arnold, Lina Saigol - ‎4 hours ago‎
A buy-out group led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has agreed to acquire Del Monte Foods for $19 a share, in a deal which values the US food and pet products company at about $5bn including debt.

US dance show seen by 24m viewers

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The final of US show Dancing With The Stars attracted an average audience of 24 million people, network ABC said. The episode, in which Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey was crowned the winner, attracted the show's biggest audience in three years, ...

Cowboys rally, cut Saints lead to 23-20 after three - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Marion Barber's 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal cut the Saints' lead to 3. (Associated Press) ARLINGTON, Texas -- A funny thing happened on the way to the blow-out.

Citrus crop surviving cold Calif Thanksgiving

USA Today - ‎43 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's citrus crop escaped serious damage early Thursday as the state faced an onslaught of cold weather over Thanksgiving that may have contributed to the death of a toddler.

Carson Palmer will play - Mike Florio - ‎1 hour ago‎
If Carson Palmer's availability was indeed subject to a game-time decision despite being listed as probable with a foot injury, the decision has been made, only a couple of hours before game time.

TABLE-Japan CPI down 20th month,fall slows on tobacco tax

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.6 percent in October from a year earlier, down for the 20th consecutive month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said, pointing to persistent deflation.

Apple buys old HP campus

CNET - John Paczkowski - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hewlett-Packard has found a buyer for its decades-old campus at 19091 Pruneridge Avenue in Cupertino. About five minutes' drive from Apple headquarters, the 98-acre parcel of land is adjacent to 50 acres Apple acquired ...

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