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WikiLeaks opens the floodgates for critics of the Obama administration

Washington Post - Al Kamen - ‎4 hours ago‎

After meeting, Obama and Republicans hopeful about a deal on Bush tax cuts

Washington Post - Shailagh Murray, Perry Bacon Jr - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Obama and congressional Republicans expressed determination Tuesday to reach an agreement on the tax cuts due to expire at year's end, raising the possibility of a compromise that could avert a tax ...
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Pentagon calls for repeal of 'don't ask'

Boston Globe - Matt Viser - ‎40 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Ending a ban on gays serving openly in the armed services would not harm long-term military effectiveness, the Pentagon said yesterday in a long-awaited report that is expected to speed a vote on the repeal of the “don't ask, ...
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49ers running back Frank Gore placed on IR

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
If the 49ers are going to make a run for the NFC West, rookies are going to play a big part in taking them there. The team placed running back Frank Gore on injured reserve Tuesday after he fractured his hip Monday night in the team's 27-6 win at ...

Google in talks to buy Groupon deals site

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Web giant's biggest acquisition yet would boost the firm's quest for local business ad dollars. Google may be on the verge of clinching its biggest deal yet with a reported $5-billion bid for Groupon, the fast-growing company that is blitzing the ...

European inquiry shows Google's size matters

Los Angeles Times - Jim Puzzanghera, David Sarno - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the broadest investigation yet of the Internet search giant, officials will look into whether it has abused its search-engine dominance to squelch online rivals.

US Senate passes sweeping food safety bill

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Bob Keefe - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Nearly two years after deadly salmonella-tainted peanut products from Georgia brought the nation's lax food safety controls to light, the US Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would give the US Food and Drug ...

'Winter's Bone' tops Spirit Awards nominations with seven

Los Angeles Times - Nicole Sperling - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the span of less than a day, independent film cognoscenti on both coasts have declared the teeny drama "Winter's Bone" a top film of the year.

Russia Backs China's Call for Six-Party Talks on North Korea

Bloomberg - Bill Varner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Russia supports China's proposal to hold six-nation talks on military tensions stemming from North Korea's Nov. 23 artillery attack on a South Korean island, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said.

Supreme Court appears unswayed by California's prison arguments

Los Angeles Times - David G. Savage - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Justices sound ready to force the state to release more than 40000 inmates to ease overcrowding. By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau California's bid to block a court order requiring the release or transfer of more than 40000 inmates seemed ...

WikiLeaks cables show US focus on Pakistan's military, nuclear material

Washington Post - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks offer unvarnished insights into the personal proclivities of world leaders. A look at the 251287 diplomatic cables, based on WikiLeaks' analysis.

Jewish books bring wit, tradition to Hanukkah gifts

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Books! That's an ideal fall back if you've found yourself with Jewish children on your shopping list and the first candle of Hanukkah looming Wednesday night.

Unemployment checks to 2 million to stop after December

USA Today - Paul Davidson - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Karen Bleier, AFP/Getty Images file By Paul Davidson, USA TODAY About 2 million Americans stand to lose their unemployment checks by the end of December after Congress failed to extend benefits Tuesday, threatening to crimp consumer spending in a ...

China's Manufacturing Growth Accelerates, PMI Shows

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Bloomberg News - Wed Dec 01 04:13:11 GMT 2010 China's manufacturing grew at a faster pace for a fourth straight month in November, indicating the economy can withstand higher interest rates as price pressures escalate.

Draft's Vagaries On Display At the Garden

New York Times - Harvey Araton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Based on their pedigree, or draft position, we might have envisioned Terrence Williams to be a Nets starter by now and the Knicks' Landry Fields to be an apprentice in the NBA Development League.

Cancun discusses climate change

The Hindu - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Another round of negotiations on climate change has begun at the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, on Monday. Issues such as reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation will be discussed although a strong agreement on ...

Georgetown 111, Missouri 102

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
GAME NOTES: A pair of undefeated teams meet in Kansas City tonight, as the 16th-ranked Georgetown Hoyas and ninth-ranked Missouri Tigers square off in a non-conference clash at the Sprint Center.

Before Business Leaders, Bernanke Discusses Unemployment's Toll on Americans

New York Times - Sewell Chan - ‎2 hours ago‎
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, found some respite on Tuesday from the second-guessing the central bank has faced since it announced a $600 billion effort to stimulate the slow recovery.

Michael Douglas Is Prepping for First Post-Cancer Role

Hollywood Reporter - Stephen Galloway - ‎5 hours ago‎
To play Liberace, “I've got a bunch of tapes of performances,” he tells the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter. In his first major interview since announcing his stage 4 throat cancer diagnosis, Michael Douglas tells the new issue of The Hollywood ...

Euro Rises as Technical Charts Show Past Month's Drop Excessive

BusinessWeek - Monami Yui, Ron Harui - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) -- The euro rose against the dollar and erased losses versus the yen as technical indicators showed the common currency's drop over the past month was overdone.

Wisconsin: Young Gunman Is Dead After Standoff at High School

New York Times - Monica Davey - ‎1 hour ago‎
A student who held his social studies class hostage for several hours died at a hospital on Tuesday, the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound that ended the standoff, the authorities said.

China's Stocks Fall as Output Growth Fuels Tightening Concern

BusinessWeek - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) -- China's stocks fell, extending the biggest monthly drop since June, as faster-than-estimated manufacturing growth signaled the economy can withstand further increases in interest rates to contain inflation.

Illinois tops North Carolina with balanced attack

ESPN - ‎44 minutes ago‎
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