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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama's escalation of the war in Afghanistan challenges his generals to do more with slightly less than they wanted -- and much, much faster.
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The Foreign Office says it is "actively investigating" reports that five UK yachtsmen held by Iran's Revolutionary Guard for a week have been freed.
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South African President Jacob Zuma pledged to expand treatment to all HIV-positive babies and other at-risk individuals, the latest big step in his effort to reverse his predecessor's disastrous policies on HIV/AIDS.
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GENEVA, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday formally started to use the name "European Union (EU)" as the Lisbon Treaty came into force.
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Jerusalem Post - - 3 hours ago
Knesset members from across the political spectrum condemned a plan by the European Union that was reported on Tuesday to unilaterally declare Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state.
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Voice of America - - 10 hours ago
Photo: AP UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay is condemning the Swiss law banning minarets as clearly discriminatory.
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Seattle Post Intelligencer - - 7 minutes ago
Curious to a politician who wears faith on his sleeve, ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has engaged in Pilate-like hand washing over commuting the prison sentence of cop killer Maurice Clemmons.
Video: Huckabee: Why I Commuted Clemmons Sentence The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 41 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator asserted Tuesday during a rancorous floor debate that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will shorten the lives of America's seniors by cutting Medicare.
Senators Pitch to Women and Elderly on Health Bill New York Times
Tempers flare as Senate moves toward health vote Atlanta Journal Constitution
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
ATLANTA - Kasim Reed, a former Georgia state senator, held a narrow lead over City Councilwoman Mary Norwood in the Atlanta mayor's race on Tuesday night, but the outcome remained too close for a clear winner to be declared.
Recount Is Likely for Atlanta Race Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 37 minutes ago
Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Fritz Henderson resigned after eight months on the job as directors concluded he hadn't done enough to fix GM's finances and culture, ...
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Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO—Google Inc. said Tuesday it will let publishers set a daily limit on the number of articles readers can view for free through the Internet giant's search engine.
Google to limit free news access BBC News
Reuters - - 21 minutes ago
KOFU, Japan, Dec 2 (Reuters) - A Bank of Japan policymaker signalled on Wednesday the central bank was open to adopting yet more measures to support the economy following its emergency meeting on Tuesday that offered extra ...
BOJ Suda Cautious Over Possible Impact Of Yen's Rise Wall Street Journal
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Washington Post - - 58 minutes ago
A scientist who is one of the central figures in the uproar over pirated e-mails from the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as the unit's director while the university ...
CNET News - - 8 hours ago
Although Microsoft and Yahoo have only just inked their final search deal and still need regulatory approval, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi talked on Tuesday about the economics that the deal will bring.
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Jaimee Grubbs -- the cocktail waitress who claims she hooked up with Tiger Woods -- bragged about her relationship with Tiger at work, even playing a voicemail he left her in front of her coworkers.
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By Jeanette The Marilyn Monroe smoking pot video is circulating around the web today, as a home movie has surfaced revealing the actress smoking a cigarette which contained marijuana.
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As his recent performance on the AMAs proves, Adam Lambert is not one to walk in quietly. He made a splash onto the music scene when he ended up as this year's “American Idol” runner-up.
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Sports Network - 37 minutes ago
Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - Ed Davis scored 22 points as 10th-ranked North Carolina held off No. 9 Michigan State, 89-82, in a rematch of the 2009 NCAA Tournament title game.
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San Jose Mercury News - - 49 minutes ago
Maybe Ottawa Senator fans could take a little satisfaction in the fact that Dany Heatley no longer leads the Sharks in goals. Because other than that, the showdown between Heatley's new team and his old one was a decisive 5-2 victory ...
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Tallahassee.com - - 27 minutes ago
Instead, the Bobby Bowden Era ended on Tuesday afternoon with four sheets of stapled paper. "The bowl game will be my last game as head football coach at Florida State," Bowden said in a release ...
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Greenville News - - 29 minutes ago
The incidence of swine flu is declining just as more vaccine is becoming available, federal health officials said Tuesday. “We are going from a time where there was lots of disease and not enough vaccine ...
H1N1 vaccine supply rising Augusta Chronicle
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TIME - - Nov 28, 2009
Wanted: Clean-living young people for a long career (women need not apply). Responsibilities: Varied. Spiritual guidance, visiting the sick, public relations, marriages (own marriage not permitted).
New York Times - - Nov 28, 2009
A GROWING NEED FOR A PROGRAM ONCE SCORNED Greg Dawson and his wife, Sheila, of Martinsville, Ohio, help feed their family of seven with a $300 monthly food stamp benefit.
FOXNews - Nov 28, 2009
AP June 16, 2008: Tiger Woods' wife, Elin Nordegren, rides next to him after he won the US Open championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.
Los Angeles Times - Nov 29, 2009
One physician says their years of training make them 'walking encyclopedias' on drug effectiveness, side effects and interactions.
CNN Political Ticker - Nov 29, 2009
A new report says in December 2001, Osama bin Laden was cornered in Afghanistan's mountainous Tora Bora region. Washington (CNN) -- President Obama got some political cover Sunday for his upcoming announcement on sending more troops to Afghanistan.