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Senate rejects Obama plan to end tax cuts for top earners

Boston Globe - David M. Herszenhorn - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Senator Mitch McConnell said he was relatively confident there would be a deal with the White House on the tax cuts bill. (Harry Hamburg/ Associated Press) By David M. Herszenhorn WASHINGTON - The Senate rejected President Obama's proposal to let tax ...
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US cable: China leaders ordered hacking on Google

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING (AP) - Sources told American diplomats that hacking attacks against Google were ordered by China's top ruling body and a senior leader demanded action after finding search results critical of him, leaked US government cables show.
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Fire chief: We find ourselves in best situation since start of Carmel blaze

Ha'aretz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Fire still burning in four sites in Carmel; Boeing 747 supertanker from the US lands in Israel to take part in firefighting effort.
Jerusalem Post - Xinhua - Hindustan Times - Forbes - Wikipedia: 2010 Mount Carmel forest fire

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Jeter's Deal Is Done. Now for the Hard Part.

New York Times - George Vecsey - ‎1 hour ago‎
Derek Jeter's signing with the Yankees is a reminder of what the pilot sometimes says over the intercom after he has landed the plane: the safest part of your day is now over.

AU seeks mediation in Ivory Coast

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The African Union says it is sending former South African President Thabo Mbeki to Ivory Coast to help mediate the current political crisis.

Sooners win going-away party

Washington Post - Jeff Latzke - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Tenth-ranked Oklahoma earned a spot in Fiesta Bowl and ruined Nebraska's last conference game as a member of the Big 12 for good measure.

Ronni Chasen Murder Speculation Continues

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rebecca Jarvis and Beverly Hills private investigator John J. Nazarian discuss the speculation surrounding the mysterious murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.

Even as Newton, Tigers roll, storm follows them to Glendale - ‎51 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA - As Oregon pulled away out in the Pacific Northwest, South Carolina surrendered in the Southeast. The simultaneous results sapped all the drama out of Championship Saturday.

Crippled ship in Bering Sea heads toward safety

USA Today - Rachel D'Oro - ‎19 minutes ago‎
by Sara Francis, AP By Rachel D'Oro, AP ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Coast Guard says a crippled cargo ship carrying half a million gallons of fuel in now under tow in the Bering Sea toward a safe harbor.

Warning of Spanish flight backlog

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of Britons due back from Spain are being warned to expect some delays as airlines resume flights after a strike by air traffic controllers.

Bradford's brilliance leads USC past UCLA 28-14 - Greg Beacham - ‎16 minutes ago‎
PASADENA, Calif. - Allen Bradford ran for 212 yards and caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Matt Barkley in the fourth quarter, and Southern California wrapped up its first season under NCAA sanctions with a 28-14 victory over UCLA on ...

'Tangled' Breaks Out With Friday Box-Office Win - Mawuse Ziegbe - ‎8 hours ago‎
Although "Tangled" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1" have both already cleaned up at the box office, the two fantasy flicks continue to wrangle for the top spot in theaters.

Pearl Harbor survivors ponder organization's end

USA Today - Denise Goolsby - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Wade Byars, The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun By Denise Goolsby, The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun PALM SPRINGS, Calif.

Egypt holds parliament runoffs amid fraud claims

The Associated Press - ‎56 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptians are voting in parliamentary runoff elections a week after President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party scored a sweeping victory in a first round of balloting that the opposition says was tainted with fraud.

Jon Wilner: Stanford likely destined for Orange or Fiesta bowls

San Jose Mercury News - Jon Wilner - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Stanford will learn its bowl fate today, but the Cardinal's preferred destinations are no longer available. It won't play for the national championship, and it won't play in the Rose Bowl.

2 dead, 83 injured as Russian passenger jet skids off Moscow runway after ...

Los Angeles Times - David Nowak - ‎11 minutes ago‎

A Guided Tour of Computing History

PC World - Harry McCracken - ‎17 hours ago‎
On January 13th, the seven-year-old Computer History Museum will open its first truly full-blown permanent exhibit:, the 25000-square-foot, $19 million "Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.

Reconciling differences key to success at Cancun

Xinhua - Chen Junxia, Deng Shasha - ‎15 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Cancun, a scenic beach resort in Mexico, has been attracting worldwide attention since the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference opened here last Monday to find solutions to climate change.

Google Chrome OS Netbook Set for Dec. 7 Unveiling

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎18 hours ago‎
Google will unveil a Chrome OS netbook Dec. 7. Key questions include: when can the public get them, and will the iPad and Android machines allow them to prosper?

Three good rounds suggest Tiger could be back to his best

Reuters - Mark Lamport-Stokes - ‎4 hours ago‎
THOUSAND OAKS, California (Reuters) - For the first time this year, Tiger Woods has strung together three good rounds with the quality of his ball-striking and the coolness of his course management suggesting he is back to his ...

Lap-Band could be more widely available

Washington Post - Rob Stein - ‎23 hours ago‎
A federal advisory panel Friday endorsed a company's request that a device used for weight-loss surgery be permitted to be used on people who are slightly less obese, a crucial step toward making the already increasingly popular procedures ...

Miami Heat's Big 3 comes up huge in win against Atlanta - Joseph Goodman - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Chris Bosh provided a late wake-up call, and scored 27 points to combine with Dwyane Wade (26) and LeBron James sk,2 (22) for 75 points in Miami's win.

Flu Activity Low, but Rising

ABC News - Todd Neale - ‎3 hours ago‎
Although influenza activity is sporadic throughout the United States, there are signs that it is increasing, particularly in the Southeast, according to health officials.


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