Seattle Times - 34 minutes ago
Sunday's tragedy rocked a police agency that has been in existence for only five years. Lakewood, a city of nearly 60000, was incorporated in 1996, but contracted for law-enforcement services with the Pierce County Sheriff's Office until 2004, ...
Video: Official: Wash. Officers May Have Been Targeted The Associated Press
Suspect description in multiple police shooting near Parkland TheNewsTribune.com
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
Iran warned Sunday that it would reduce its cooperation with United Nation's nuclear agency and in a gesture of defiance it ordered the construction of 10 new uranium enrichment plants.
Wall Street Journal - 26 minutes ago
Nearly 58% of Swiss voters Sunday cast their ballots in favor of banning the construction of new minarets in the Alpine republic, a surprise result that led at least one Swiss member of parliament to declare that "the foundations of Switzerland's ...
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Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's climate-change legislation faces a test this week as the Senate resumes debate and a rift in the Liberal Party leadership threatens to push a vote into next year.
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New York Times - - 39 minutes ago
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Hondurans went to the polls on Sunday in a subdued presidential election that many voters hoped would allow the country to emerge from the political crisis caused by last summer's coup.
High turnout for Honduras election CNN International
Honduras hopes to move past coup with election The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK - Money on the table - perhaps $10 billion a year or more - could help close a deal in Denmark next month and keep climate talks moving toward a new global treaty in 2010.
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NEW ORLEANS - A minivan packed with 13 children and two adults was likely overweight and not designed to carry so many, police said Sunday, a day after the vehicle crashed on a highway, killing five.
5 Victims In I-10 Crash Identified WAPT.com
San Jose Mercury News - 52 minutes ago
Members of a family of four who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash Saturday night near Novato have been identified, a California Highway Patrol officer said today.
Police: 4 die in CA crash as car runs red light The Associated Press
All 4 dead in Highway 37 crash part of Sonoma family Contra Costa Times
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) -- New York Governor David Paterson said that he will act to close $1.6 billion of the state's $3.1 billion deficit by executive order after negotiations stalled with lawmakers to close the entire gap.
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Treasury Department is expected to meet with lenders on Monday to press them to do more to rework troubled home mortgage loans, a source familiar with the Treasury's thinking said.
Loan Modifications Under Pressure Wall Street Journal
Obama to push banks on mortgages CNNMoney.com
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Dubai's debt risk, after jumping the most last week since January, is still below the level signaling a potential failure as investors expect the emirate will be rescued by oil-rich neighbor Abu ...
Much Ado About Dubai Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - 54 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US holiday shoppers were out in droves over the Thanksgiving weekend, but they weren't in a giving mood as they spent less in virtually all regions of the country.
The Associated Press - - 15 minutes ago
LONDON - Sometimes, history's turning points come in blood and gunfire, and sometimes in pen and ink. Dozens of epoch-changing moments are preserved in the library of Britain's Royal Society, an academy of scientists founded in 1660 to gather, ...
Britain's Royal Society puts rare scientific manuscripts online Sydney Morning Herald
New York Times - - 6 hours ago
In the otherwise ponderous and unhurried context of global climate negotiations, the past two weeks have seen a variety of gripping twists.
Copenhagen: The era of climate stability is coming to an end guardian.co.uk
Reuters - 18 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) said on Sunday it would delay shipments of its newly-launched Nook electronic reader to stores as the company strives to deliver pre-ordered devices to consumers before the holidays.
Barnes & Noble Postpones In-Store Availability of Nook Wall Street Journal
The Associated Press - - 55 minutes ago
WINDERMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods finally gave his side of the story Sunday - on his Web site, not to police - and took the blame for an "embarrassing" car crash that gave him cuts, bruises and public scrutiny like never before.
Video: Raw Audio: 911 Call Released in Woods' Crash The Associated Press
For 3rd time, Woods cancels meeting with police Washington Post
Hollywood Reporter - - 2 hours ago
Summit Entertainment's vampires-and-werewolves phenom "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" repeated atop the domestic boxoffice, with its $42.5 million weekend tally producing a remarkable $230.7 million in cumulative boxoffice through just its ...
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Musings, observations and the occasional insight in a rather lackluster Week 12 that clearly will save its best for last: Patriots at Saints, where I'll be Monday night in a jacked-to-the-gills Superdome in New Orleans .
Colts remain perfect with win over Houston The Associated Press
Colts rally to beat Texans and remain unbeaten Los Angeles Times
Washington Post - 42 minutes ago
The Redskins, seeking their fourth win of the season, lose to the Eagles in an NFC East Division game Sunday in Philadelphia. Jason Campbell scores on a one-yard run in the opening minutes of the game.
Latest confusing win highlights Eagles' maddening habits CBSSports.com
Phil Sheridan: Eagles learning from late comebacks? Philadelphia Inquirer
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Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to begin debate on its health-overhaul bill Monday, with Democrats and Republicans planning to offer amendments on divisive subjects such as abortion and taxes that could hamper passage of the bill.
The Ballistics of the Health Care Shootout New York Times
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The Associated Press - - 9 hours ago
MINA, Saudi Arabia - Five people died from swine flu during the hajj, Saudi Arabia said Sunday, a relatively small number considering the event is the largest annual gathering in the world and is seen as an ideal incubator for the virus.
Los Angeles Times - - Nov 28, 2009
The district balked at first, but now Bruce Kravets is back in the classroom at Palms Middle School doing what he loves. By Steve Lopez Five mornings a week, Bruce Kravets, 66, puts on a coat and tie, straps on his helmet and bikes to work at Palms ...
New York Times - - Nov 26, 2009
THE city's unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird,” blares from bumper stickers on BMWs and jalopies alike, on T-shirts worn by joggers along Lady Bird Lake and in the windows of independently owned shops and restaurants.
Telegraph.co.uk - - Nov 26, 2009
Australia is leading the revolt against Al Gore's great big AGW conspiracy - just as the Aussie geologist and AGW sceptic Professor Ian Plimer predicted it would.
New York Times - - Nov 25, 2009
FAMILY TIES Shane Winters and Kimberly Spring-Winters, first cousins, married this year despite her mother's concerns. Erik S. Lesser for The New York Times TOGETHER Kathy and Dale Hollenbach, first cousins, hardly knew each other ...
Telegraph.co.uk - - Nov 26, 2009
Stephen Jen from the hedge fund Blue Gold Capital has a warning for those who think that gold has risen far too high, is necessarily in a speculative bubble, and must soon come ...