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Supreme Court to Hear Two Challenges to Gay Marriage

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it would enter the national debate over same-sex marriage, agreeing to hear a pair of cases challenging state and federal laws that define marriage to include only unions of a man and a woman ...
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Obama Asking Congress for $60.4 Billion to Help States Recover From Storm

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama proposed a $60.4 billion emergency spending bill on Friday to finance recovery efforts in areas pummeled by Hurricane Sandy, a sum that White House officials called a “robust” investment in the region but that was far less ...
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Survivors gather to recall Pearl Harbor

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pearl Harbor survivors, John Rauschkolb, 92, bows for the invocation during the ceremony at Coast Guard Station Alameda, Calif. on Thursday Dec. 6, 2012.
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Te'o, Manziel become fast friends - ‎31 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK. If the Heisman Trophy has driven a competitive wedge between Manti Te'o and Johnny Manziel, you couldn't sense it Friday afternoon in a stuffy hotel ballroom in Times Square, where the two frontrunners for college football's most prestigious ...
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Egyptian Opposition Rejects Dialogue with Morsi

Voice of America (blog) - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has called for what he describes as a “comprehensive” dialogue Saturday with the opposition as the political crisis in the country enters its third week.
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Syrian rebels attack Damascus airport

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Syrian rebels targeted Damascus International Airport as Secretary of State Clinton reiterated U.S. support Friday for the ouster of President Bashar Assad.
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Both parties obscure the truth on debate over the fiscal cliff

Washington Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Right now, most of Washington has one thing on its mind: the looming fiscal cliff. And as members of Congress and the Obama administration try to fix the economy, their also working to fix some numbers.
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Inauguration Accepts Big Money

Daily Beast - ‎4 hours ago‎
Barack Obama refused corporate donations for his first inaugural. The second time around, he changed his tune. By Ben Jacobs. Like · Tweet.
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Arizona Powerball winner claims nearly $200 million prize

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- The second Powerball ticket holder in last month's record jackpot has come forward to claim winnings worth nearly $200 million before taxes, the Arizona Lottery said Friday.
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Pilots approve six-year contract with American Airlines

Dallas Morning News - ‎2 hours ago‎
American Airlines pilots approved a new contract Friday with the Fort Worth-based carrier, boosting American's efforts to settle its affairs and emerge from bankruptcy court in the first part of 2013.
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Michigan Consumer Sentiment Declines More Than Forecast

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
Confidence among consumers fell more than forecast in December, reaching a four-month low as Americans grew concerned about the possibility of higher taxes next year.
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Foxconn Plans American Expansion as Clients Seek Made in U.S.A.

Bloomberg - ‎Dec 6, 2012‎
Bowen Liu/Apple Inc. via Bloomberg. Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., left, visits the iPhone production line at the Foxconn Technology Group facility in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China.
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'The Walking Dead' dominates Spike's Video Game Awards

Entertainment Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Walking Dead: The Game won five trophies at Spike TV's 10th annual Video Game Awards, including the top prize of Game of the Year.
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Singer Toni Braxton hospitalized in LA

USA TODAY - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Singer Toni Braxton poses at The Hollywood Reporter Nominees Night on Feb. 23. (Photo: Chris Pizzello, AP). 2:33AM EST December 8. 2012 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - Singer Toni Braxton has been hospitalized in Los Angeles.
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Psy apologises for anti-American tirade

The Guardian - ‎52 minutes ago‎
The South Korean rapper Psy, whose Gangnam Style video became a viral sensation, has apologised for past anti-American tirades ahead of a charity concert in which he will perform in front of Barack Obama and his family.
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Brooke Mueller Camp Slams Overdose Report: "No Illegal Drugs in Her System ...

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A report that Brooke Mueller was rushed to the hospital today after a drug overdose is not true, according to her camp. "It is confirmed there were no illegal drugs in Brooke's system, and she is at home right now with her kids," attorney Allie Gordon Weinstein ...
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Cheryl Cole Sues Over 'X Factor' -- You Owe Me $2.3 Mil ... Even Though You ... - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cheryl Cole says she signed a VERY lucrative deal to be a judge on "X Factor" back in 2011 ... and even though producers fired her ass before Season 1 ever got off the ground, she wants her money ... more than $2 MILLION ... this according to a new lawsuit ...
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Rockets' youth exposed against veteran Spurs

Houston Chronicle (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Manu Ginobili and the Spurs made easy work of the Rockets. (AP Photo/Eric Gay). SAN ANTONIO - For three months during his transition from college head coach to NBA assistant, Rockets acting head coach Kelvin Sampson worked as a consultant with the ...
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Thunder Jolting Foes At Both Ends (blog)
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Talk to me about the Los Angeles Lakers about a dozen games after the next time Steve Nash and Pau Gasol lace up their sneakers on the same night.
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No Fehr? No Deal, Say the NHL Players

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
No Fehr? No Deal, Say the N.H.L. Players. By JEFF Z. KLEIN. Published: December 8, 2012. The lockout is in its 84th day, and there will be no resolution, according to the players, without the union head Donald Fehr being part of the negotiations.
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Celtics waste numerous chances in bitter overtime loss to 76ers - ‎1 hour ago‎
76ers, 95. Celtics, 94. PHILADELPHIA - While most of his teammates and coaches are encouraged by the Celtics' progress, floor leader Rajon Rondo, who posted his first triple-double of the season, wants nothing to do with any discussion of optimism on ...
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Qatar Proposes Climate Finance Conclusions to Break UN Deadlock

Bloomberg - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Fahad Bin Mohammed Al-Attiya, the Qatari diplomat chairing United Nations climate treaty talks in Doha, proposed a set of decisions to break a deadlock on discussions about climate aid and damages payments.
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Your Future Vacation: The Moon? - ‎27 minutes ago‎
It's been more than 40 years since we landed people on the Moon. In the estimation of one company comprised of former NASA executives, the technology required to make the trip is long overdue to go commercial.
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Q & A: What would it mean to raise Medicare's eligibility age?

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - As they debate ways to control the federal deficit, President Obama and congressional Republicans have both acknowledged the need to rein in federal spending on healthcare programs such as Medicare, which provides health insurance ...
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Social media may be a weapon against childhood obesity, experts say - ‎15 hours ago‎
(Relaxnews)—In a new scientific statement published in the journal Circulation, the group calls for more research into how to incorporate social media into programs fighting childhood obesity.

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