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US brushes aside China's call for N Korea talks

Hindustan Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The United States stressed sanctions over diplomacy to rein in North Korea, brushing aside China's call for talks as US and South Korean warships staged a show of strength on Tuesday against Pyongyang.
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Gunman Releases Wisconsin Students

New York Times - Monica Davey - ‎22 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO - A student armed with a handgun held 23 other students and a teacher hostage for several hours on Monday at a high school in Marinette, Wis.
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US fears Iran has long-range missile, but Russia calls it a 'myth'

CNN International - Laurie Ure - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- The United States believes that North Korea is supplying Iran with long-range missiles, suggesting Iran has strike capabilities are stronger than discussed in public, according to one of the leaked US diplomatic ...
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Oregon terrorism suspect pleads not guilty

Los Angeles Times - Bob Drogin, April Choi - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Lawyers for Mohamed Osman Mohamud suggest he is a victim of entrapment by the FBI, saying agents were 'basically grooming' him to commit a crime.

Oscar telecast takes the 'SNL' route with James Franco and Anne Hathaway

Los Angeles Times - Chris Lee - ‎38 minutes ago‎
In its attempt to lure younger viewers, the film academy forgoes a comedian host in favor of two actors with 'Saturday Night Live' credentials.

WikiLeaks founder could be charged under Espionage Act

Washington Post - Ellen Nakashima, Jerry Markon - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hundreds of thousands of State Department documents leaked Sunday revealed a hidden world of backstage international diplomacy, divulging candid comments from world leaders and detailing occasional US pressure tactics overseas.

NFL fines Andre Johnson, Cortland Finnegan $25000 each

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
The NFL fined Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson and Tennessee Titans CB Cortland Finnegan $25000 each on Monday for their fight in Sunday's game.

In Haiti, tentative calm follows chaotic elections

Los Angeles Times - Joe Mozingo - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two popular presidential candidates are said to be leading in the ballot count. Foreign diplomats hope the vote will produce a legitimate winner, preventing more violence.

Obama proposes two-year pay freeze for federal workers

Washington Post - Lisa Rein, Perry Bacon Jr - ‎14 minutes ago‎
President Obama on Monday announced a two-year pay freeze for most of the 1.9 million civilians who work for the federal government, as he tried to address concerns over a mushrooming deficit and placate Republicans who ...

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade lead Heat over Wizards 105-94

Washington Post - Tim Reynolds - ‎29 minutes ago‎
AP MIAMI -- LeBron James and Erik Spoelstra had a pregame meeting Monday afternoon to talk about Miami's offensive woes. Early returns suggest it was a productive chat.

Bush has his Facebook moment

San Jose Mercury News - Patrick May, Jesse Dungan - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fit and frisky and currently liked by 619920 people on his home page, George W. Bush dropped by Facebook's Palo Alto headquarters on Monday for a live Q&A with CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discuss his two-term presidency, promote his new book, ...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro lower, stocks struggle on euro zone worries

Reuters - Sanjeev Miglani, Neil Fullick - ‎50 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The euro held near a two-month low on Tuesday and major stock indexes edged lower as fears that Ireland's fiscal problems could spread to more euro zone countries weighed on investor sentiment.

'Airplane' and 'Naked Gun's' David Zucker Pens Tribute to Leslie Nielsen

Hollywood Reporter - David Zucker - ‎3 hours ago‎
Filmmaker fondly recalls to The Hollywood Reporter the friend and actor who 'never broke character, never let on that he knew he was being funny.

US scrambles to contain WikiLeaks damage

Los Angeles Times - Sergei L. Loiko, Laura King - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Clinton and other officials shrug off the undiplomatic assessments revealed in the diplomatic cables, saying they won't affect long-term ties, even as they promise to tighten security and punish the leakers.

Rate of Eating Disorders in Kids Keeps Rising

BusinessWeek - Jenifer Goodwin - ‎8 hours ago‎
MONDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Eating disorders have risen steadily in children and teens over the last few decades, with some of the sharpest increases occurring in boys and minority youths, according to a new report.

Attack on Iranian nuclear scientists prompts hit squad claims

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Tehran today accused the west and Israel of dispatching a hit squad against its atomic programme, after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed and another injured in co-ordinated attacks.

Scientists find way to reverse aging in mice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists in Boston have made an astounding discovery, taking aging mice and turning them young again, like tiny little Benjamin Buttons.

Global Climate-Change Talks Begin

New York Times - John M. Broder - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Global talks on climate change opened in Cancún, Mexico, on Monday with the toughest issues unresolved and little expectation of a breakthrough on shaping an international treaty to curb emissions of the heat-trapping ...

Comfort, Concern After 'Spider-Man' Preview

Wall Street Journal - Ellen Gamerman - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The first, shaky preview performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on Sunday is fast becoming theater lore, with tales of dangling performers suspended on wires for several awkward minutes as stagehands addressed technical ...

Gartner: Tablets, Economy Taking Bite Out of PC Sales

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - ‎5 hours ago‎
PC shipments are expected to grow about 14 percent in 2010, but the increasing popularity of tablets like the Apple iPad will likely take a bite out of PC sales in the coming years, according to data from Gartner.

Netflix Partner Level 3 Spars With Comcast on Fees

ABC News - Sinead Carew - ‎24 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Level 3 Communications, a key network partner of Netflix Inc, launched into a vicious public battle over fees Comcast is levying at Level 3 for delivering content such as movies to the cable ...

Pullen leads No. 5 Kansas St. over Emporia St. - ‎42 minutes ago‎
PGT: Albeit not single-handedly, Dustin Johnson contributed to the European Tour's unprecedented year when he blew two majors in 2010.

Int'l groups say Israel not living up to Gaza promises

Jerusalem Post - Dan Izenberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gov't responds: The claims of the organizations, as they appear in the report, are biased and distorted and therefore mislead the public.


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