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Wikileaks: Have hackers triggered a cyber war?

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
After hackers temporarily shut down the websites of the one of world's biggest credit card companies, Mastercard, there is growing concern about the spreading cyber war of attacks and counter-attacks.
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Democrats defy Obama on tax deal, Senate sets vote

Reuters - Kevin Lamarque - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid (R) speak after a bipartisan meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington June 10, 2010.
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'Don't ask, don't tell': repeal thrown into doubt by Senate vote

Christian Science Monitor - Mark Sappenfield - ‎1 hour ago‎
By blocking a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell,' Senate Republicans have not killed the issue for good. But it is a major blow that Democrats could have difficulty overcoming.
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Rangers up the ante for Cliff Lee

ESPN - Richard Durrett - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The Texas Rangers stepped up their efforts for Cliff Lee, presenting a variety of increased offers to the free-agent pitcher in a face-to-face meeting in Little Rock, Ark.

Protesters Attack Car Carrying Prince Charles and Camilla

New York Times - John F. Burns - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON - Britain's coalition government survived the most serious challenge yet to its austerity plans on Thursday when Parliament narrowly approved a sharp increase in college fees.

Stocks head for mixed start ahead of jobless data

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anticipation of fresh news from the labor market and high-level efforts to get more Democrats to support the compromise on extending tax cuts has Wall Street on edge ahead of the market opening.

Split verdicts for officers accused in post-Katrina killing

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff The case is part of a Justice Dept. review of New Orleans police post-Katrina (CNN) -- Three current and former New Orleans, Louisiana, police officers were convicted Thursday in the shooting and burning of a man in the chaos ...

Auburn's Newton Insists That He Did Nothing Wrong

New York Times - Richard Sandomir - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Auburn's star quarterback Cam Newton, whose father solicited money from Mississippi State in a pay-for-play scheme, said Thursday in an interview with ESPN that he never discussed payments with the university and that he told NCAA ...

Box office preview: 'Chronicles of Narnia' takes on Depp and Jolie in 'The ...

Entertainment Weekly - John Young - ‎3 hours ago‎

Imagining Gorging On Your Favorite Food Eases Cravings And Helps You Eat Less

Medical News Today - ‎43 minutes ago‎
If you want to lose weight, imagine that you are devouring your favorite food repeatedly; apparently your cravings will ease, you will end up eating less food, and your diet is more likely to be successful, scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, ...

Dell Pursues Compellent For $876 Million to Fill Void in Storage Lineup

Bloomberg - Aaron Ricadela, Katie Hoffmann - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dell Inc., the third-largest personal-computer maker, is pursuing Compellent Technologies Inc. to fill a void in its lineup after losing a bidding war over another storage company, ...

Even One Cigarette Can Prove Lethal, U.S. Surgeon General Says

BusinessWeek - Amanda Gardner - ‎1 hour ago‎
THURSDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- As little as one cigarette a day, or even just inhaling smoke from someone else's cigarette, could be enough to cause a heart attack and even death, warns a report released Thursday by US Surgeon ...

Demolition teams torch California "bomb house"

Reuters - Sandy Huffaker - ‎2 hours ago‎
Authorities proceed with the incineration of the rented home of suspect George Jakubec, who allegedly packed the house with explosives and bomb-making materials, in Escondido, California December 9, 2010.

Google CR-48: Unboxed and Started Up

Computerworld - Edward N. Albro - ‎3 hours ago‎
PC World - The CR-48 has landed! This morning, we received one of Google's first Chrome OS-powered laptops. As you'll see in our video, the CR-48 looks a lot like an old black Apple MacBook that's trying to sneak past customs -- it's ...

Estrogen-Only Hormone Therapy May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk for Some

BusinessWeek - Kathleen Doheny - ‎1 hour ago‎
THURSDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that seems to counter the prevailing wisdom that any form of hormone replacement therapy raises the risk of breast cancer, a new look at some old data suggests that estrogen-only ...

Google: We're activating 300000 Android phones daily

BetaNews - Ed Oswald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Android activations have now surpassed 300000 per day which equals the number of activations for Symbian worldwide, according to data provided by Google.

J.&J. Unit Issues Recall of Rolaids

New York Times - Natasha Singer - ‎1 hour ago‎
A unit of Johnson & Johnson announced a nationwide recall on Thursday of all lots - more than 13 million packages - of the soft chewable versions of Rolaids, its popular antacid drug, after reports of consumers finding metal and wood ...
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China's Top Diplomat Meets N. Korean Leader Amid Tensions

Voice of America - Stephanie Ho - ‎12 hours ago‎
Photo: AP In this photo released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service in Tokyo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, center right, and Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo, center left, walk together in Pyongyang, 9 Dec.

Biz Break: On Google in 2010, gaga for Apple's iPad, iPhone

San Jose Mercury News - Frank Michael Russell - ‎5 hours ago‎
FILE - In this April 3, 2010 file photo showing customer uses an Apple iPad on the first day of Apple iPad sales at an Apple store in San Francisco.

As climate-change talks continue, lack of consensus spurs smaller-scale actions

Washington Post - Juliet Eilperin, William Booth - ‎56 minutes ago‎
CANCUN, MEXICO - In response to growing frustration that the UN climate negotiations are not producing real-world results, individual nations, states and business are cobbling together patchwork solutions to ...

Illegal Immigrants Without Driver's Licenses Risk More Than a Ticket

New York Times - Julia Preston, Robert Gebeloff - ‎35 minutes ago‎
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - It was just another suburban fender-bender. A car zoomed into an intersection and braked too late to stop at a red light.

Jailed Chinese Laureate to Receive Nobel Peace Prize

Voice of America - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday, but he will not be able to collect his prize.

Winter meetings buzz: Yankees up ante for Lee - Darren Carroll - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Yanks were reluctant to offer more than six years for a 32-year-old pitcher.'s Jon Heyman is at baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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