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Reports: Police raid on Occupy LA encampment imminent -
Tents remain in place during the Occupy LA protest outside City Hall in downtown on Nov. 29. By staff and wires LOS ANGELES -- A raid on Occupy LA's City Hall encampment was imminent Tuesday night as several local news sources reported that ...
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Cain Reassesses Presidential Candidacy Amid Affair Allegation

San Francisco Chronicle -
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Herman Cain worked to keep his Republican presidential campaign on track after fresh allegations of sexual indiscretions raised questions about whether he can sustain the backing to continue his bid.

Father arrested in San Diego for drowning death of daughter

Los Angeles Times -
A New Jersey man accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter by throwing her into a creek was arrested Tuesday in San Diego by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force.

Barney Frank exit may signal the end of glory days for Mass. Democrats

Christian Science Monitor -
Barney Frank will not seek re-election in 2012, but will there be enough Democratic fire power left in Massachusetts after he's gone?

AMR-Backed Municipal Airport Bonds Decline on Bankruptcy Filing

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Municipal securities backed by American Airlines parent AMR Corp. dropped as much as 68 percent after the third-largest US carrier declared bankruptcy.

Valentine Is Chosen to Manage Red Sox

New York Times -
For more than a century, the rivalry between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox has been the stuff of legend, filled with large personalities and fiery competitors.

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Iranian Protesters Attack British Embassy

New York Times -
Police chased protesters as they entered the the British Embassy grounds in Tehran on Tuesday. More Photos » By ROBERT F. WORTH and RICK GLADSTONE CAIRO - Iranian protesters shouting “Death to England” stormed the British Embassy compound and a ...

Britain braces for public sector strike

By the CNN Wire Staff London (CNN) -- Britain is bracing for mass disruption to schools, hospitals and border controls Wednesday as up to 2 million public-sector workers walk out over proposed pension reforms.

Pakistan Boycotts Afghanistan Conference

Wall Street Journal -
Pakistan's government won't attend a conference on Afghanistan that starts in Bonn, Germany, this weekend, to protest a North Atlantic Treaty Organization airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at a border post on Saturday.

Laurent Gbagbo arrives in Netherlands

BBC News -
The former president of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo is now thought to be in detention in the Netherlands, where he will be questioned by officials at the International Criminal Court.

Jackson case highlights celebrity medicine culture

San Francisco Chronicle -
MARIO ANZUONI / AP Dr. Conrad Murray turns to the courtroom audience after he was sentenced to four years in county jail for his involuntary manslaughter conviction of pop star Michael Jackson, in Superior Court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, ...

Rick Perry gets tough on immigration

Boston Herald -
MANCHESTER, NH - Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a broad appeal to Granite State voters yesterday, selling a tough, new stance on immigration, and trumpeting an old one - family values.

Senate vote sets up fight over terrorism detainees

Los Angeles Times -
Legislation would require certain suspects to be held in military custody. Disregarding a veto threat from President Obama, senators reject a plan to shelve the provisions.

Gingrich Works to Avoid Rivals' Boom-Bust Fate After Rising in Voter Polls

Bloomberg -
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is trying to prove he's got something his rivals don't: staying power. After a surge in the polls that revived a candidacy long dismissed as nothing more than ...

Michigan governor approves state takeover of Flint

Reuters -
Traffic goes by in downtown Flint as seen from the historic Durant Hotel that is currently being restored after closing in 1973, in Michigan July 8, 2009.

Todays Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA Index DJX DJI, Nasdaq, S&P 500 Stock ...

Learning and Finance -
Stocks continued to advance during the last trading session but the positive momentum that built over the holiday weekend did begin to fade.

Business and the eurozone: Looking for the exit

Financial Times -
From his base in the Königsallee, the canalside boulevard that is Düsseldorf's premier shopping street and one of the smartest German office addresses, Andreas Schmitz is well placed to monitor European economic progress - or lack ...

FTC Settles Privacy Issue at Facebook

New York Times -
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, said in a blog post Tuesday that the company had made “a bunch of mistakes.” By SOMINI SENGUPTA SAN FRANCISCO - Accusing Facebook of engaging in “unfair and deceptive” practices, the federal government on ...

Samsung scores Australia win vs Apple in patent battle

Reuters -
SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - An Australian court on Wednesday reversed a ban on the sale of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Galaxy tablet computers in the country, handing it a rare victory against rival Apple Inc in ...

Even After Withdrawing Its Application, AT&T Hits Another Huge Hurdle In T-Mo Deal

TechCrunch -
Jordan Crook studied English Literature at New York University before entering the tech space. Prior to joining TechCrunch, Crook dabbled in mobile marketing and mobile apps as well as doing device reviews for MobileMarketer and MobileBurn.

Siri Dictation Comes to Older iPhones; Only Jailbreakers Invited to the Party ...

PCWorld -
Ever since the iPhone 4S first hit shelves, the hacking community has been busy trying to bring Siri to other devices. But now, a jailbreak-friendly program dubbed Siri0us promises to brings Siri's voice ...

Patrice O'Neal dead at 41: Comedian dies after suffering stroke last month

New York Daily News -
BY Bill Hutchinson & Cristina Everett Patrice O'Neal's last TV performance was at the 'Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen' in September.

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: 6 reasons to watch

Entertainment Weekly -
Six more hours until the beautiful beef jerky runway show begins! (10 pm ET on CBS.) Check back after the show airs on the west coast, when I'll have updated this post with my Top 6 (or more) Reflections.

Sullinger scores 21 as No. 2 OSU routs Duke

USA Today -
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It didn't take long for No. 2 Ohio State to assert itself against fourth-ranked Duke. By Greg Bartram, US Presswire Ohio State guard Aaron Craft (4) drives past Duke Blue Devils forward Quinn Cook (5) at Value City Arena in ...

Rangers thriving on the big stage

New York, NY -- Call it what you will: a measuring stick, a heated battle between division rivals, or simply a big game. Whatever test it was the Rangers faced against Sidney Crosby and the league-leading Penguins, they passed.

Sandusky accuser criticizes defense's approach -
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A newly hired lawyer for a high school student described by prosecutors as a sexual abuse victim of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that he has been distressed to hear Sandusky's attorney dispute the ...

Liquid living worms survive space

BBC News -
The result, published in a Royal Society journal, means worm colonies can be established on space stations without the need for researchers to tend to them.

UN Climate Group Releases Weather Data

Wall Street Journal -
DURBAN—On the sidelines of the United Nations-sponsored climate change talks in South Africa, the World Meteorological Organization said the global average temperature in 2011 was down from the record high in 2010 due to it being a La ...

AIDS fund cuts will hit Southern Africa hard

Reuters -
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Southern African countries, hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, are likely to be most affected over the next three years as funding from one of the world's biggest donors dries up, a coalition of AIDS activists said Monday.

Heading a football 'could lead to brain damage'

USA Today -
Frequent "heading" of soccer balls by avid amateur players may cause brain damage leading to subtle but serious declines in thinking and coordination skills, a new study suggests.


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