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Obama's escalation challenges us military

Reuters - Phil Stewart - ‎27 minutes ago‎
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.

UK sailors 'freed by Iran' claim investigated by FCO

BBC News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
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.

Zuma, Reversing Course, Expands HIV Treatment

Wall Street Journal - Sarah Childress - ‎4 hours ago‎
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.

WTO starts using name EU as Lisbon Treaty takes effect

Xinhua - ‎6 hours ago‎
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.

Rivlin insists Jerusalem will never be divided despite EU plan

Jerusalem Post - Gil Hoffman - ‎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.

Top UN Human Rights Official Calls Minaret Ban Discriminatory

Voice of America - Lisa Schlein - ‎10 hours ago‎

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Huckabee passes buck on responsibility in police killings

Seattle Post Intelligencer - Joel Connelly - ‎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.

Tempers flare as Senate moves toward health vote

The Associated Press - Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar - ‎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.

Atlanta Mayoral Race Too Close to Call

New York Times - Shaila Dewan - ‎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.

GM's Henderson Said to Flunk Board's 100-Day Review

Bloomberg - Jeff Green, David Welch - ‎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, ...

Google to Let Publishers Set Limits

Wall Street Journal - Scott Morrison - ‎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.

BOJ's Suda says central bank open on policy options

Reuters - Tetsushi Kajimoto - ‎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 ...

Hacked messages about global warming caused controversy

Washington Post - Juliet Eilperin - ‎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 ...

Microsoft's Mehdi on financial impact of Yahoo deal

CNET News - Ina Fried - ‎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.

Nokia Targets Samsung, Sharp, Others In Price Fixing Suit

ChannelWeb - Chad Berndtson - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Chad Berndtson, channelweb Top LCD manufacturers find themselves in Nokia's legal crosshairs this week following allegations of price fixing.

Alleged Mistress Played Tiger's Voicemail at Work

TMZ.com (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
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.

Marilyn Monroe Smoking Pot (Video)

Right Celebrity - ‎42 minutes ago‎
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.

For Your Entertainment | Adam Lambert

Student Life - Andie Hutner - ‎1 hour ago‎
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.

UNC tops Spartans in rematch of '09 title game

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.

Matchless Marleau

San Jose Mercury News - David Pollak - ‎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 ...
Senators-Sharks Sums New York Times

Bowden announces fsu's bowl game will be his last

Tallahassee.com - Corey Clark - ‎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 ...

Swine flu cases decline across US as more vaccine available

Greenville News - Liv Osby - ‎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 ...

Loneliness May Be Catching

U.S. News & World Report - Michelle Lodge - ‎9 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that lonely people attract fellow "lonelies" and influence others to feel lonely, too.

Loss of health subsidy looms

MiamiHerald.com - Tony Pugh - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now that a government subsidy has ended, many laid-off workers won't be able to afford to keep their job-based health insurance.

Why Ireland Is Running Out of Priests

TIME - Bryan Coll - ‎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).

Across US, Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades

New York Times - Jason DeParle, Robert Gebeloff - ‎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.

Tiger Woods Cancels Meeting With Florida Police; 911 Calls Released

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.

Pharmacists are a vital, if under-used, part of healthcare

Los Angeles Times - ‎Nov 29, 2009‎
One physician says their years of training make them 'walking encyclopedias' on drug effectiveness, side effects and interactions.

Report: 'Bin Laden was within our grasp'

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.