San Jose Mercury News - 24 minutes ago
AP DIAMOND BAR, Calif.—Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of two people found in a Diamond Bar home.
2 bodies found in Diamond Bar home; detectives investigate mystery San Gabriel Valley Tribune
CNN International - 45 minutes ago
Manila, Philippines (CNN) -- The investigation into the massacre of nearly five dozen people in the Philippines broadened, as security forces on Friday searched the home of Andal Ampatuan Jr.
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A spokesman for al-Shabab, a Somali group opposed to the country's transitional government, has denied responsibility for a suicide bombing in the capital that killed at least 22 people.
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The Secret Service chief testifies on how a couple crashed the White House event. Three agents are on paid leave. By Kathleen Hennessey Reporting from Washington - The White House security procedures in place during last week's state dinner had been ...
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AP / December 4, 2009 WASHINGTON - President Obama promised at a White House jobs forum yesterday to take “every responsible step to accelerate job creation,'' including some “exciting ideas and proposals'' from forum participants he hoped ...
At White House meeting, a focus on jobs, but no promises of a turnaround San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
They pass an amendment requiring insurers to cover women's preventive care and screenings, and reject McCain's bid to restore proposed cuts in what Medicare pays out.
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USA Today - - 18 minutes ago
By Kimberly White, Reuters By David Lieberman, USA TODAY Comcast's deal to buy a controlling stake in NBC Universal has kicked off a vigorous debate: Will it change news and entertainment for the better?
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Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp., the largest US lender, raised $19.3 billion selling securities at $15 apiece in the biggest sale of stock or preferred shares by a US public company since at least 2000.
BofA Prices Securities as TARP Exit Starts Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke left a Senate confirmation hearing with support for a second term heading a central bank that may be shorn of its powers to supervise financial firms.
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BBC News - 2 hours ago
The United Nations panel on climate change is to probe claims UK scientists manipulated global warming data to boost the argument that it is man-made.
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PC World - - 7 hours ago
Google's expanding its grasp on the Internet with a newly revealed DNS resolving service. Google Public DNS, announced Thursday on Google's blog, will offer you an alternative way to connect to Web sites.
Google Public DNS service not ideal for everyone Ars Technica
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Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Throughout his brilliant golf career, Tiger Woods has made control his hallmark, with an almost robotic style of play that enabled him to ignore enormous competitive pressures and demolish opponents.
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AP / December 4, 2009 Redshirt freshman LaMichael James ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns last night to send No. 7 Oregon to the Rose Bowl with a 37-33 victory over No.
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Telegraph.co.uk - - 26 minutes ago
Using a mobile phone for more than 10 years does not appear to raise the risk of brain tumours, according a new study that re-opens the debate on the safety of the devices.
Diamondback Online - - 1 hour ago
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New York Times - - Dec 2, 2009
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Daily Finance (blog) - Nov 30, 2009
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CNN - - Dec 2, 2009
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Entertainment Weekly - - 11 hours ago
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New York Times - - Nov 30, 2009
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