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Photo shows Tareq and Michaele Salahi getting face time with President Obama

New York Daily News - James Gordon, Jose Martinez - ‎4 hours ago‎
Do you blame the Secret Service for allowing two socialites to crash President Obama's first state dinner? Yes. The Secret Service was clearly at fault for allowing this to happen.

Tiger Woods hurt in late-night crash

Boston Herald - Joe Dwinell - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Tiger Woods isn't the only one in the family who can swing a club with authority. The legendary golfer's wife, Elin Nordegren, used one of her husband's irons to bust a back window in his 2009 Cadillac SUV yesterday and drag the PGA tour ...

City all set to celebrate Eid-Ul-Zuha

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
KANPUR: The goat, sheep and buffalo market across the Industrial city witnessed a huge rush on the eve of Eid-Ul-Zuha, despite the rise in prices.

Commonwealth sees island states on climate frontline

Reuters - Pascal Fletcher - ‎Nov 26, 2009‎
PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) - Commonwealth leaders will put the world's small island states at the frontline of the climate debate when they meet on Friday to press for an effective international pact against global warming.

Russia and China Endorse Agency's Rebuke of Iran

New York Times - Helene Cooper, William J. Broad - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The United Nations nuclear watchdog demanded Friday that Iran immediately freeze operations at a once secret uranium enrichment plant, a sharp rebuke that bore added weight because it was endorsed by ...

EU Antitrust Chief, Other Posts Picked

Wall Street Journal - Charles Forelle, John W. Miller - ‎2 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS -- The European Commission's president proposed a Spanish socialist, Joaquín Almunia, to be the body's new antitrust chief, and a center-right Belgian, Karel De Gucht, to be trade commissioner, ...

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Bloomberg spent over $100 million for reelection: report

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg's narrower-than-expected reelection campaign cost the billionaire some $102 million, or about $183 per vote, The New York Times reported on Friday evening, making him the top-spending self-financed ...

Today at the White House: Leftovers and a Christmas tree

USA Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
Call it the calm before the storm: Next week, President Obama must unveil his Afghanistan policy in a speech that, our friends at Politico note this morning, risks alienating his party's liberal wing.

GOP Purity Test Gets Mixed Grades, Even From Conservatives

FOXNews - ‎4 hours ago‎
Conservative activists in the Republican Party are pushing a proposal to deny funding to GOP candidates who fail what is being called a purity test, a move that is being met with skepticism by some Republican commentators.
The GOP's suicide pact Washington Post

'Black Friday' Tests Economy

Wall Street Journal - Miguel Bustillo, Elizabeth Holmes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Black Friday shoppers waited in line at a Toys "R" Us in Fort Worth, Texas. Retailers succeeded in enticing deal-hungry shoppers into their stores on Friday, but at the checkout lines many people ...

Dubai Debt Woes Raise Fear of Wider Problem

New York Times - Landon Thomas Jr - ‎3 hours ago‎
Of the many countries that gorged on debt in the boom years, Dubai stood out. In the space of a few years the emirate's investment arm, Dubai World, racked up $59 billion in debt, borrowing to build lavish developments like a giant ...
Markets Hang In After Dubai Wall Street Journal

China Seeks Help From Rich World on Climate

Wall Street Journal - Shai Oster - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING -- China's top climate-change negotiator signaled that Beijing is unlikely to take further significant measures on emissions during global talks in Copenhagen unless wealthy countries foot the bill.

Shuttle Atlantis glides home after station visit

CNET News - William Harwood - ‎10 hours ago‎
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--The shuttle Atlantis dropped out of a crystal clear Florida sky and glided to a "picture-perfect" landing at the Kennedy Space Center Friday to close out a successful 11-day space station mission, ...

Global warming fraud uncovered

East Valley Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
SCANDAL HEATS UP: A rainbow is visible looking west from Palm Springs, Calif., next to an array of wind turbines. As world leaders prepare for next month's climate summit in Copenhagen to seek ways to transform the way we run the planet, the University ...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 smashes industry records.

VentureBeat - ‎2 hours ago‎
The latest in a parade of hits, Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has sold an estimated $550 million in the first five days of its release.

Inmate: Roman Polanski gets special treatment in Swiss jail

New York Daily News - Soraya Roberts - ‎11 hours ago‎
AP The earliest Roman Polanski would be released from prison is Monday, the Swiss justice ministry says. A general view shows the chalet of Franco-Polish Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski on November 27, 2009 in Gstaad, ...

Chris Brown Ready for "In-Depth" ABC Sitdown

E! Online - Brandi Fowler - ‎2 hours ago‎
ABC announced today that it has landed an interview with the beleaguered R&B star and says that this time he really is going to come clean and talk about his assault of Rihanna.

Schwarzenegger's office blames $79000 tax lien on 'paperwork' snafu

San Jose Mercury News - Denis C. Theriault - ‎1 hour ago‎
SACRAMENTO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was having a feel-good Thanksgiving week, passing out turkeys in East Los Angeles and giving thanks for "the blessings of freedom and democracy.

With an Iron will, there's a way to ignore Tide's Heisman shutout

CBSSports.com - Dennis Dodd - ‎1 hour ago‎
AUBURN, Ala. -- If Mark Ingram's Heisman chances are shot, the candidate had sort of a concession speech ready. "I don't think anybody has ever really focused on it," Alabama's tailback said Friday night of the fun-fact asterisk that has ...

Bobcats-Wizards Preview

SportingNews.com - ‎24 minutes ago‎
As important as forwards Antawn Jamison and Gerald Wallace are, new additions to the backcourt may be what get the Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats out of the Southeast Division cellar.
Friday's NBA games Kansas City Star

Recap: Boston vs. Toronto

MiamiHerald.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Sports Network Ray Allen went 3-of-4 from beyond the arc, on his way to 20 points, as the Boston Celtics used a strong third quarter to defeat the Toronto Raptors, 116-103, at TD Garden.

Experts Say Swine Flu Mutations Do Not Warrant New Alarm

New York Times - Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎3 hours ago‎
The World Health Organization tried this week to dampen fears about mutations seen in the swine flu virus in several countries, noting that both mutations had been found in very few people.

Study: Cost of treating diabetes to triple by 2034

CNN - Caleb Hellerman - ‎22 hours ago‎
Cases of diabetes will soar and the cost of treating the disease will triple, according to a new report. (CNN) -- The number of Americans with diabetes will nearly double in the next 25 years, ...

Rethink your assumptions about people with HIV

Gaston Gazette - ‎8 hours ago‎
More than 1 million people in the US are living with HIV. Nearly 1000 Gaston County residents have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS since we started actively tracking the disease.

Why do fewer Arab women have jobs in Israel than Saudi Arabia?

Ha'aretz - Himmat Zoabi - ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz appears to have been unaware of some important facts when he said at a recent conference on discrimination that Arab society in Israel is partially responsible for the low levels of employment for Arab ...

Rove: Voter Anger Is Building Over Deficits

Wall Street Journal - Karl Rove - ‎21 hours ago‎
After engineering an unprecedented spending surge for nearly a year, President Barack Obama now wants to signal that he takes deficits seriously.

Book Calls Jewish People an 'Invention'

New York Times - Patricia Cohen - ‎Nov 23, 2009‎
Despite the fragmented and incomplete historical record, experts pretty much agree that some popular beliefs about Jewish history simply don't hold up: there was no sudden expulsion of all Jews from Jerusalem in AD 70, for instance.

When a soldier kills himself, no letter from President Obama

CNN - Adam Levine - ‎4 hours ago‎
Spc. Chancellor Keesling was given almost all the honors afforded a fallen service member after killing himself in June. Family of Spc.

Fred Barnes: Why Obama Isn't Changing Washington

Wall Street Journal - Fred Barnes - ‎Nov 26, 2009‎
There is no way he can grow the government without attracting more lobbyists and more political acrimony. By FRED BARNES One insight distinguished Barack Obama from the other presidential candidates last year.