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South Korea Names General Kim Defense Chief as Tensions With North Worsen

Bloomberg - Bomi Lim - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lee Hee Won, national security adviser to South Korean President Lee Myung Bak. Source: Yonhap News via Bloomberg Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Rodger Baker, vice president of strategic intelligence at Stratfor ...
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US: Wikileaks release will put lives in danger

Ha'aretz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Warning follows American calls on Israel and other allies to prepare for embarrassment from exposure of classfified documents. The Obama administration is condemning the expected release of classified diplomatic cables by the Wikileaks website and ...
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Black Friday Shoppers Seek Deals at Wal-Mart, Best Buy

Bloomberg - Chris Burritt, Lauren Coleman-Lochner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cynthia Madrigal, 29, background, who is from Guadalajara, Mexico, looks over at other shoppers as she waits for friends at a Gap Inc. outlet store in the Las Americas Premium ...
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Obama gets 12 stitches after elbowing on hoops court

Washington Post - Perry Bacon Jr - ‎26 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama looks out the second floor window of the White House with an ice pack over his mouth during the arrival of the Christmas tree.

Auburn's self-belief, fourth-quarter mojo work again - Tony Barnhart - ‎19 minutes ago‎
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here is the reality of what we saw at Bryant-Denny Stadium on the Friday after Thanksgiving, 2010. • Alabama, ranked ninth and the defending national champion, jumped out to a 24-0 lead against No.

Black Eyed Peas go from 'END' to 'The Beginning'

Los Angeles Times - Mikael Wood - ‎4 hours ago‎
The band goes deeper into dance music on its upcoming album. After that, it may be time for another reinvention. Singers Fergie, Will.

Miami Dolphins' Devone Bess gets first shot to play in hometown - David J. Neal - ‎12 minutes ago‎
On Sunday, Dolphins Dolphins receiver Davone Bess will play his first game at Oakland Coliseum since he was in high school. BY DAVID J. NEAL Dolphins receiver Davone Bess figures the long-view moment might hit him as the team bus rumbles toward Oakland ...

Biz Break: From Apple, $458 iPads; plus: more Black Friday in...

San Jose Mercury News - Frank Michael Russell - ‎3 hours ago‎
Crowds of shoppers line up to purchase computers next to an ad for Apple's iPad in the early hours of the "Black Friday" shopping day, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, at Best Buy in Tacoma, Wash.

Second-hand smoke kills 600000 people a year: Study

New York Daily News - James Fanelli - ‎6 hours ago‎
Second-hand smoke has deadly effects for non-smokers too, according to a recent study. Second-hand smoke globally kills more than 600000 people each year, accounting for 1% of all deaths worldwide, according to a new study.

Pirate Bay appeal falls on deaf ears

CNET - Edward Moyer - ‎3 hours ago‎
In another blow to online file-sharing, a Swedish appeals court upheld on Friday the copyright convictions of three of the four founders of The Pirate Bay--perhaps the world's most well-known and notorious file-sharing Web site.

Missing radioactive rods found by FedEx

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The shipment sent from Fargo, ND, to Knoxville, Tenn., posed little threat, but its misplacement underscores the need to track low-hazard materials that could be used in small-scale terrorist attacks, experts say.

Taylor Swift, Jake Gyllenhaal share Thanksgiving maple lattes

CNN International - Zara Kessler - ‎4 hours ago‎
(PEOPLE) -- Families across the country spent their Thanksgiving evenings tuning into Taylor Swift's NBC special "Taylor Swift: Speak Now.

Why the TSA pat-downs and body scans are unconstitutional

Washington Post - Jeffrey Rosen - ‎3 hours ago‎
The protest on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was called National Opt-Out Day, and its organizers urged air travelers to refuse the Transportation Security Administration's full-body scanning machines.

US Shuts Down Web Sites in Piracy Crackdown

New York Times - Ben Sisario - ‎55 minutes ago‎
In what appears to be the latest phase of a far-reaching federal crackdown on online piracy of music and movies, a number of sites that facilitate illegal file-sharing were shut down this week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ...

Celtics G Rondo back in lineup

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was back in the starting lineup for Friday's game against Toronto after missing the previous three with a strained left hamstring.

Rio de Janeiro gun battle sees toddler and photographer among casualties

The Guardian - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A two-year-old girl and a Reuters photographer were wounded and at least seven people killed yesterday during the third day of gunbattles in Rio de Janeiro.

Banks buy $2.37 billion more in GM shares

Washington Post - Jia Lynn Yang - ‎2 hours ago‎
General Motors inched further forward in its effort to repay taxpayers, announcing Friday that the banks backing its historic initial public offering had exercised their right to buy an additional block of shares in the restructured ...

Investors on edge as eurozone cracks deepen

Financial Times - Dave Shellock - ‎3 hours ago‎
Uncertainty about the fate of peripheral eurozone countries and escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula triggered a flight from risky assets this week with investors drawing little comfort from tentative signs that economic ...

Asian Currencies Have Weekly Drop on North Korea Attack, Europe Debt Woes

Bloomberg - Patricia Lui - ‎1 hour ago‎
Asian currencies had their biggest weekly loss in six months as an exchange of artillery fire on the Korean peninsula deterred investment in the region and Europe's debt crisis bolstered demand for dollars ...

Egypt's Brothers Dodge Police

Wall Street Journal - Charles Levinson - ‎2 hours ago‎
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt—Though Subhi Saleh is a prominent Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker and candidate for re-election here Sunday, his campaign consists largely of evading a police crackdown on his organization.

Asian Stocks Decline for Third Week as Tensions Rise on Korean Peninsula

Bloomberg - Anna Kitanaka, Shani Raja - ‎1 hour ago‎
Asian stocks fell for a third consecutive week after North Korea fired artillery shells into South Korea, swelling concern that tensions will escalate.

Crawford rises to occasion in Hawks' 4-1 triumph

Chicago Tribune - Chris Kuc - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Long stretches of the season are spent sitting on the end of the bench, opening and closing the door to the ice to let teammates on and off.

The Many Lives Of 'Del Monte'

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Del Monte Foods Co. agreed on Thanksgiving—appropriate timing—to a sale valued at around $4 billion to a group led by KKR's Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.


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