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Businesswoman alleges 13-year affair with Herman Cain

USA Today -
WASHINGTON - An Atlanta businesswoman said Monday she and Republican presidential contender Herman Cain had a 13-year extramarital affair that ended right before Cain announced his campaign.
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'Mitt v. Mitt': Democrats target Romney in new attack ad

New York Daily News -
Republican presidential hopeful, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney pauses while speaking during a town hall event in Peterborough, NH, Nov. 19, 2011.

Retirement leaves Dems pessimistic about House

Politico -
House Democrats are jumping ship - suggesting a growing concern within the party that winning back the majority in 2012 will be a difficult task.

The climate news is bad, but prospects for climate talks may be worse

Christian Science Monitor -
UN-sponsored climate talks opened Monday in South Africa amid grim news on global warming and deeply divisive questions over how, or whether, to expand or extend the Kyoto Protocol.

No worries for T-Mobile customers

USA Today -
AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom hit a major obstacle last week when Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski said he would oppose the merger and seek a hearing from ...

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In Egypt, Long Lines for a Vote Clouded by Army's Role

New York Times -
A polling place in Shoubra, in Cairo. The voting Monday is the first phase of parliamentary elections, to be completed by March. More Photos » By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK CAIRO - Unexpectedly large crowds of Egyptians on Monday defied predictions of bedlam ...

UN: Syrian Forces Killed 256 Children

(BEIRUT) - A UN investigation concluded Monday that Syrian forces committed crimes against humanity by killing and torturing hundreds of children, including a 2-year-old girl reportedly shot ...

Pakistan Rejects US Account of NATO Strikes Along Border

New York Times -
By SALMAN MASOOD and ERIC SCHMITT ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani angrily protested the NATO strikes that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers over the weekend, even as early American and Pakistani accounts of the events diverged ...

DRC Voting Extended to Tuesday After Violence, Late Delivery of Ballots

Voice of America -
November 28, 2011 DRC Voting Extended to Tuesday After Violence, Late Delivery of Ballots Scott Stearns | Kinshasa Presidential and legislative elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being extended into Tuesday in areas where people were ...

Police hold off on eviction of Los Angeles Occupy camp

Reuters -
1 of 6. The Occupy Los Angeles encampment at City Hall Park is seen before the midnight deadline for eviction from City Hall Park passes in Los Angeles, November 27, 2011.

Gingrich: I'm not perfect, yet better than Romney

The Associated Press -
CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich acknowledged Monday that he isn't the perfect candidate but contends he's "a lot more conservative than Mitt Romney and a lot more electable than anybody else.

Cyber Monday on course for another record

Reuters -
(Reuters) - "Cyber Monday" was on course to set another record for retail sales on Monday, as the strong start to the holiday shopping season continued online.

Fitch warns of US downgrade over deficit

Financial Times -
Fitch warned it could downgrade the US credit score if no “credible” agreement was reached over the next two years to curb the country's mounting debt, as it placed a “negative” outlook on America's triple-A rating.

Asia Stocks Rise Amid Europe Optimism

Bloomberg -
Asian stocks (MXAP) rose, with a benchmark index headed for its second day of gains, amid speculation European leaders are closer to stemming the debt crisis.

Citi Ruling Could Chill SEC, Street Legal Pacts

Wall Street Journal -
A decades-old blueprint used by many federal agencies to settle charges of wrongdoing with companies and avoid court was challenged by a US judge, in a ruling that legal experts said could have a significant impact on ...

RIM sells BlackBerry PlayBook for $99 to select group

Washington Post -
Does $199 sound like too much for the BlackBerry Playbook this holiday season? RIM seems to think so, but only for its employees. According to multiple sources, the 16GB 7-inch tablet is now available to RIM employees through a special corporate portal ...

How to help jailbreak future iOS updates

Despite the overwhelming success of Apple's "walled garden" approach to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, many users still wish to part ways with the benefits of control in favor of the unbridled ...

Anne Hathaway gets engaged

Reuters -
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Actress Anne Hathaway, known for roles in "The Princess Diaries" and "The Devil Wears Prada," is engaged to boyfriend Adam Shulman, her spokesman said on Monday.

The Walking Dead Pulls In Strong Numbers For Its Mid-Season Finale

Cinema Blend -
Unsurprisingly, a lot of people tuned in last night to see the barn doors open during the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead. Read no further if you aren't caught up and don't want to be spoiled any further!

What on Earth Do Kourtney & Kim and Walking Dead Have in Common?

E! Online -
It was business—big business—as usual for Kourtney & Kim Take New York and The Walking Dead. For Kourtney & Kim, the reality-show's season premiere, which scored a series-best 3.2 million viewers for an opener, showed audiences were still married to ...

Breaking down 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 1': What do you think?

Los Angeles Times -
When it opened Nov. 18, the long-awaited, long-titled vampire romance "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" didn't fare particularly well with movie critics, many of whom found it corny, toothless or at best a guilty pleasure.

For Giants' Defense, Getting to Brees Is Imperative

New York Times -
Saints quarterback Drew Brees has already passed for more than 3000 yards and is on pace to break Dan Marino's record of 5024 yards set in 1984.

Carolina opportunity has Muller raring to go -
As he fielded questions during his first press conference as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, Kirk Muller displayed all the excitement of a man who had just won a lottery jackpot.

Angelo Mosca and Joe Kapp fight at CFL benefit

Los Angeles Times -
Two ancient legends of the Canadian Football League (no, not Warren Moon) got into a fistfight at an alumni luncheon Friday in Vancouver.

As a Case Widens, So Do The Concerns for Syracuse

New York Times -
Heather Ainsworth/AP Syracuse, which fired Bernie Fine on Sunday, will still be under a spotlight, legal experts say. By LYNN ZINSER Nearly everything about the investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against Bernie Fine, a former assistant ...

Rick Neuheisel Out At UCLA

UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero said that the school has a short list of names from which it will immediately begin a national coaching search to replace Rick Neuheisel, who was officially fired Monday morning.

Mars mission will use million light bulb torch to look for life -
Nasa's Curiosity space rover will test whether there could be life on Mars using a torch with the strength of a million light bulbs.

Gumby-like flexible robot crawls in tight spaces

The Associated Press -
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Harvard scientists have built a new type of flexible robot that is limber enough to wiggle and worm through tight spaces.

Change rules on drugs for HIV, says top doctor

The Guardian -
The law that stops visitors to the UK and asylum seekers from getting NHS Aids drugs must be changed, a senior HIV doctor says, not just in the interests of humanity, but because the drugs now reduce the chance that they will infect other people.

Stop-smoking programs show success in helping smokers quit

Los Angeles Times -
Getting smokers to quit can be tough, but two studies reporting success with smoking-cessation programs released Monday in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine offer some hope.

FDA Approves Philips Whole Body PET / MR Imaging System

Medical News Today -
Technological frontiers are being pushed back once again with Royal Philips Electronics announcing 501(k) FDA approval of its Whole Body PET / MR Imaging System.


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