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BBC News
US car bail-out fails in Senate
BBC News - 56 minutes ago
A $14bn (£9.4bn) bail-out package for the beleaguered US car industry has died in the Senate after failing to get enough support in a procedural vote.
Rescue Bid for Detroit Collapses in Senate Wall Street Journal
Senate plays role of Grinch for autoworkers Reuters
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Obama gets a crisis 'test run'
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
The president-elect's third response to the Blagojevich corruption scandal may have been the charm. By Peter Nicholas Reporting from Washington -- It took three tries in as many days for President-elect Barack Obama to roll out a strategy for defusing ...
Scandal Is an Early Test for Obama Team New York Times
Wall Street Journal - Washington Post - Bloomberg - USA Today
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BBC News
US urges Pakistan to 'act forcefully'
PRESS TV - 31 minutes ago
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urges Pakistan to 'act forcefully' to stem terror threats in the wake of Mumbai coordinated attacks.
India Presses Pakistan on Terrorism but Finds Its Own Options Limited New York Times
Los Angeles Times - AFP - Press Trust of India - The Post
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Times Online
S.African Anglican bishop likens Mugabe to Hitler
AFP - 36 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - A South African Anglican bishop has likened Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to Hitler because of the deaths and atrocities committed by the government under his rule, media reported Friday.
Mugabe’s Opponents Say Cholera Denial Shows ‘Madness’ Bloomberg
Aid workers dispute Mugabe cholera claim ABC Online
Voice of America - Reuters South Africa - Zimbabwe Independent - Washington Post
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Developing Nations Plan Emission Cuts
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
An activist places a placard near delegates' seats at the UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland. A replacement for the Kyoto treaty is being negotiated.
US Presence at Conference on Climate Raises Hopes New York Times
Climate change adding to hunger, illnesses worldwide Hindu
International Herald Tribune - Xinhua - Jakarta Post - AFP
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BBC News
EU eyes fund to win Eastern Europe support on climate
Reuters - 1 hour ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eastern European member states could receive two levels of funding to secure their support in an EU plan to cut carbon in the fight against climate change, according to a final draft text prepared for leaders on Friday.
EU Nears Climate Accord With Concessions to Industry Bloomberg
EU Leaders Focus on Climate, Stimulus Wall Street Journal
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ABC News
Remains are suspected to be missing toddler's
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Reporting from Orlando, Fla. -- A meter reader may have solved a heartbreaking five-month mystery Thursday when he stumbled across a plastic bag containing what investigators suspect are the remains of Caylee Marie Anthony.
Child's skeletal remains found in Fla. Boston Globe
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BBC News
Environmentalists blast changes to Endangered Species rules
CNN International - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Bush administration cleared the way Thursday for federal agencies to skip consultations with government scientists when embarking on projects that could impact endangered wildlife, the interior secretary said.
Rule Eases a Mandate Under a Law on Wildlife New York Times
Administration Loosens Species Protections Washington Post
San Francisco Chronicle - Seattle Post Intelligencer - Los Angeles Times - The Associated Press
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USA Today
• Concern for Climate Change Defines Energy Dept. Nominee
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Steven Mufson The man tapped to be the next secretary of energy, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu, recently compared the danger of climate change to a problem with electrical wiring in a house.
Times Tough for Energy Overhaul Wall Street Journal
Teachers, friends recall Chu's early years Newsday
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Alcatel-Lucent to Cut 1000 Management Jobs, Slash More Costs
Bloomberg - 55 minutes ago
By Phil Serafino Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Alcatel-Lucent SA, the world’s largest supplier of fixed-line telephone networks, plans to cut 1000 managerial jobs and reduce expenses by 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in each of the next two years as Chief ...
Alcatel-Lucent: Major Strategic Transformation and Realignment of ... FOXBusiness
Alcatel Plans Cost Cuts, Strategic Shift Wall Street Journal
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Reuters South Africa
Bernard Madoff arrested over alleged $50 bln fraud
guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago
By Edith Honan and Dan Wilchins NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Bernard Madoff, a quiet force on Wall Street for decades, was arrested and charged on Thursday with allegedly running a $50 billion Ponzi scheme in what may rank among the biggest fraud cases ...
Prominent Trader Accused of Defrauding Clients New York Times
Madoff Charged in $50 Billion Fraud at Investment Advisory Firm Bloomberg
MarketWatch - The Associated Press - Forbes - DetNews.com
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Debt held by US households shrinks for first time
Los Angeles Times - 34 minutes ago
Economists don't know whether consumers are bringing down their debt voluntarily or whether it's being imposed on them through foreclosures or the denial of credit.
Vital Signs: Economists Expect Another Rate Cut BusinessWeek
Fed Intervening To Cut Mortgage Rates Forbes
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November Sales Shock: Wii Sells Over 2 Million Units
PC World - 5 hours ago
Do not, I repeat do not bet against Nintendo. The family-friendly Japanese game-maker managed to sell an astonishing 2.04 million Wii units in November, up from 981000 last year.
US video game sales up 10 percent in Nov--report Reuters
Nintendo shatters game console sales records TG Daily
San Francisco Chronicle - USA Today - Ars Technica - PSX Extreme
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PC World
Firefox, Chrome and IE Talk Add-ons
ReadWriteWeb - 49 minutes ago
While we are no closer to really knowing what the future of the browser holds, today's closing keynote at Add-on Con in Mountain View CA gave us a brief glimpse into the future of Chrome (out of beta today), IE and Firefox.
Google Blesses Chrome as Official Product PC Magazine
Google Chrome Puts Security in a Sandbox eWeek
BetaNews - Computerworld - TG Daily - InternetNews.com
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Critical Report on Health of Zoo Elephants Is Debated
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By CORNELIA DEAN Living in a zoo drastically shortens the lives of Asian and African elephants, possibly because of the effects of stress and obesity, researchers are reporting.
Zoo life is killing elephants: study Reuters
Elephants 'die earlier in zoos' BBC News
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Financial Post
It’s All Over, Earthlings (Don’t Flee to New Jersey)
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By AO SCOTT Long after we are gone, science fiction movies about our impending extinction will instruct whoever comes next that we were a strange, neurotic species indeed.
"Earth" set to spin to No. 1 at box office Reuters
Movie review: "The Day the Earth Stood Still" San Francisco Chronicle
Boston Herald - Los Angeles Times - USA Today - New York Daily News
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Globe and Mail
Golden Globes signal some early winners, losers
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Steven Zeitchik LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If you're wondering what happened to movies you were convinced were Oscar front-runners, they've moved to the back.
'Doubt,' 'Frost' Lead Globe Nominees Washington Post
Boston Globe - Los Angeles Times - New York Times - Boston Herald
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New York Times
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
New York Times - 1 hour ago
Freddy Rodriguez, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, and Elizabeth Peña star in Washington Heights director Alfredo de Villa's earnest family drama about the importance of familial relationships in times of personal crisis.
Movie review: 'Nothing Like the Holidays' San Francisco Chronicle
Nothing Like the Holidays E! Online
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Judge Clears the Way for 5 Suspended Players
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By KATIE THOMAS Five NFL players who had been suspended for violating the league’s drug policy will be allowed to continue playing while their case proceeds in court, a federal judge ruled Thursday in Minneapolis.
Vikings' Williams Wall to survive Minneapolis Star Tribune
Injunction upheld; suspended players to return ESPN
USA Today - Pioneer Press - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
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NFL Roundup Bears Tie Game Late, Then Win in Overtime
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By AP Robbie Gould kicked the tying field goal at the end of regulation and then made a 35-yarder in overtime to lift the Chicago Bears to a 27-24 victory Thursday night, handing New Orleans another devastating loss at Soldier Field.
Bears defeat Saints in overtime San Jose Mercury News
Far from a Brees Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune - The Associated Press - Minneapolis Star Tribune - SportingNews.com
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The Money Times
Nabokov, San Jose blank Ducks
Sports Network - 1 hour ago
San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Evgeni Nabokov stopped 31 shots for his 41st career shutout and San Jose continued its impressive home streak with a 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Sharks defeat Ducks 2-0 San Jose Mercury News
Sharks' Nabokov shuts out Ducks The Associated Press
Gilroy Dispatch - San Francisco Chronicle - United Press International - Reuters Canada
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Panel Urges Restrictions on 2 Asthma Drugs
WebMD - 6 hours ago
By Todd Zwillich Dec. 11, 2008 - An expert panel said Thursday that the benefits of two inhaler drugs are not worth the risks and should no longer be used to treat asthma.
US FDA panel says two asthma drugs risky Reuters
MedPage Today - KFDA - NPR - Washington Post
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FDA: Colonoscopy preparation drug could harm kidneys
Newsday - 3 hours ago
Drugs to clear the bowels before a colonoscopy may harm the kidneys, according to US regulators, who ordered new warnings on prescription versions of the products made by Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Black Box Warning for Bowel Prep Drugs WebMD
FDA Puts Black Box Warning on Bowel-Cleansing Drugs Washington Post
Reuters - The Associated Press - News & Observer - Bizjournals.com
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Bone Drug vs. Breast Cancer
WebMD - 6 hours ago
By Charlene Laino Dec. 11, 2008 (San Antonio) - Adding the bone-building drug Zometa to chemotherapy shrinks breast tumors better than chemo alone, researchers report.
Osteoporosis Drug Seems to Shrink Breast Tumors Washington Post
Glaxo, Novartis drug combo delays breast cancer Reuters
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BBC News
Obama won't delay push on healthcare
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
Barack Obama introduced Tom Daschle as nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services while Jeanne Lambrew, who will serve as deputy director of the new White House office of Health Reform, listened at a Chicago press conference yesterday.
Obama, Lawmakers Expanding Health Measures in Stimulus Plan Washington Post
New York Times - Reuters - United Press International - Christian Science Monitor
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NEW: Rep. Duncan Hunter says jet's right engine failed first, then ...
CNN - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A military pilot whose jet crashed into a suburban San Diego home, killing four, followed procedure and ejected from the plane as the troubled aircraft went down, a California congressman said Thursday.
Senators urge swift probe of jet crash ABC30.com
SRO crowd seeks answers at University City meeting San Diego Union Tribune
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Capital News 9
A Newly Circumspect Cuomo’s Senate Tap Dance
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By JEREMY W. PETERS ALBANY - Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, at a news conference at the State Capitol complex here on Thursday, displayed a trait he is not known for: brevity.
Harrop: Dems should say no to Senate bid by Kennedy Houston Chronicle
AG Cuomo dances around Clinton seat Newsday
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