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WikiLeaks Site Kicked Off Amazon Servers

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey A. Fowler - ‎5 hours ago‎ Inc. stopped hosting WikiLeaks from its Web servers following pressure from members of Congress, prompting the controversial group to move its website to a European provider.
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WikiLeaks founder stays underground as servers booted

ABC Online - ‎23 minutes ago‎
SHANE MCLEOD: Wikileaks says its founder Julian Assange is going to stay in hiding because he may be at risk of being assassinated.
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Fed aid in financial crisis went beyond US banks to industry, foreign firms

Washington Post - Jia Lynn Yang, Neil Irwin - ‎1 hour ago‎
These leaders have been a driving force behind the nation's economic policies since the financial crisis of 2008. By Jia Lynn Yang, Neil Irwin and David S. Hilzenrath The financial crisis stretched even farther across the economy than many had realized ...
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Obama bans offshore oil drilling in Atlantic waters

USA Today - Wendy Koch - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Coast Guard via AP By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY In a policy reversal, President Obama's administration announced Wednesday that it will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic coasts for at least seven more ...

Verizon's LTE Pricing May Trigger 4G Rate War

PC World - Stephen Lawson - ‎3 hours ago‎
Verizon Wireless is undercutting its own 3G plans with pricing for the LTE network scheduled to go live on Sunday, possibly marking the beginning of a fight to capture high-speed wireless subscribers.

Unemployment benefits: not until Bush tax cuts pass, Senate GOP says

Christian Science Monitor - Gail Russell Chaddock - ‎1 hour ago‎
Senate Republicans pledge not to take up any issues, including extending unemployment benefits, until the Bush tax cuts and federal spending bills are sorted out.

On to Cleveland: James, Heat beat Pistons 97-72

Washington Post - Tim Reynolds - ‎44 minutes ago‎
AP MIAMI -- The white message board in the Miami Heat locker room warned players about what awaits in Cleveland. The weather will be cold, the reception will be colder - and LeBron James says he's up to the challenge.

BoB Plans 'A Little Bit Of Magic' For Grammy Nominations Concert - Kelley L. Carter, James Lacsina - ‎3 hours ago‎
'This year, all the success, all the doors that have been opened have really taken me by surprise,' he tells MTV News of his own Grammy chances.

Top US military officer presses China over North Korea

Reuters - David Alexander, Arshad Mohammed - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's push for new talks with North Korea is no substitute for action after Pyongyang's deadly attack on a South Korean island, and Beijing should use its influence to calm the situation, ...

NCAA Declines to Punish Newton

New York Times - Pete Thamel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dave Martin/AP Auburn's Cam Newton is eligible to play in the SEC title game, even though the NCAA says his father broke rules by shopping his son to another school.

Mixed Reaction to FCC Internet Plan

New York Times - Edward Wyatt - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The plan from the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission to ensure an open and neutral Internet drew mixed reviews on Wednesday from consumer advocates and Internet service providers, presenting the agency with ...

Johnson's shot helps Purdue over Hokies in OT

ESPN - ‎23 minutes ago‎
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US embassy cables: US and Pakistan deny revelations of mutual mistrust

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pakistani and US officials presented a united front today against revelations in the WikiLeaks cables that portray a fragile relationship dogged by subterfuge, suspicion and worries over the safety of Pakistan's expanding nuclear arsenal.

Agency Proposes 'Do Not Track' Option for Web Users

New York Times - Edward Wyatt, Tanzina Vega - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Signaling a sea change in the debate over Internet privacy, the government's top consumer protection agency on Wednesday advocated a plan that would let consumers choose whether they want their Internet ...

Stocks start December with rally

USA Today - Adam Shell - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - Stocks soared on the first day of December, raising hopes that the final month of the year will live up to its reputation as the best month for stock performance.

Health Buzz: Dosing for Children's Medicines Confusing, Study Shows

U.S. News & World Report - Kurtis Hiatt - ‎5 hours ago‎
Over-the-counter liquid children's medicines like pain relievers and stomach aids may be dangerous, and it's not because of the drugs themselves, but because of their oft-confusing instructions and measuring devices.

Sundance Film Festival again celebrates the eclectic

USA Today - Anthony Breznican - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Molly Hawkey, AP By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY An Iranian love triangle. A duplicate Earth. A harrowing religious cult. Sesame Street's Elmo.

Obama speaks on World AIDS Day

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
On this World AIDS Day, as we approach the thirtieth year of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, we reflect on the many Americans and others around the globe lost to this devastating disease, and pledge our support to the 33 million people worldwide who live with ...

TOP Oil Market News: UBS May Boost Commodities; Gasoline Rises

Bloomberg - Clyde Russell - ‎3 hours ago‎
Crude rose to the highest level in almost three weeks on greater-than-forecast growth in US private employment and Chinese manufacturing and on signals the European Central Bank will act to prevent the ...

Finger length linked to prostate cancer

BBC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Scientists in the UK say that men who have an index finger which is longer than their ring finger appear to be at a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer.

Hundreds of flights grounded by snow - David Millward - ‎4 hours ago‎
Services were halted at Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dundee, Durham Tees Valley and Doncaster (Robin Hood) completely, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

Britney Spears and Jason Trawick's Great Escape - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britney Spears and Jason Trawick just hightailed it out of the William Morris Endeavor Entertainment agency. Britney went to see Jason earlier this afternoon at the Beverly Hills offices where he works.

Illinois Lawmakers Approve Civil Union Legislation

New York Times - Monica Davey - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO - Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday approved legislation allowing civil unions in this state, and the governor has indicated he will sign it, making Illinois one of only a handful of states to grant to same-sex couples a broad ...

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