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US seeks to build WikiLeaks conspiracy case: report

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are looking for any evidence WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange conspired with a former US Army intelligence analyst suspected of leaking classified government documents, The New York Times reported on Wednesday ...
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Votes to Ban Pet Projects Did Not Deter Requests

New York Times - Ron Nixon - ‎27 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Dozens of senators who voted to ban the practice of earmarking nevertheless requested nearly $1 billion for pet projects in the spending bill released Tuesday.
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Police: NY weather gal's rape accusation is all wet

Boston Herald - Megan Johnson - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The forecast is stormy for Heidi Jones, New York TV weather gal and occasional “Good Morning America” meteorologist after admitting yesterday that she lied about being raped in Central Park in September.
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Obama meets with CEOs to urge them to start hiring

USA Today - Laura Petrecca - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images By Joshua Roberts, Bloomberg By Joshua Roberts, Bloomberg By Joshua Roberts, Bloomberg By Joshua Roberts, Bloomberg By Joshua Roberts, Bloomberg WASHINGTON - Nearly five hours of top-level talks between the leader of the ...

Movie review: 'Tron: Legacy'

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde star in a follow-up to a 1982 cult classic. It has all that the latest 3-D has to offer, but there's not nearly enough new life.

Google Chrome Gets Tool for Enterprise Deployment

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google built an MSI Installer to let IT administrators easily deploy the Chrome browser on computers across a business. This lays a foundation for Chrome OS in the enterprise.

Cleveland Indians' Hall of Famer Bob Feller dies at 92

USA Today - Mel Antonen - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP By Mel Antonen, USA TODAY Bob Feller, an American folk hero and Hall of Famer whose life story consisted of baseball, patriotism, family and farming, died Wednesday night of acute leukemia in a hospice.

Despite bloodshed, US to cite Afghanistan progress

Reuters - Missy Ryan - ‎23 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters)- A White House review of President Barack Obama's Afghanistan war strategy being released on Thursday will report that foreign forces are making headway against the Taliban but that hefty challenges remain.

BP, Drilling Partners Sued by US Over Gulf Oil Spill Damage

BusinessWeek - Justin Blum, Margaret Cronin Fisk - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Units of BP Plc and four other companies were sued by the Obama administration over allegations they violated environmental laws in the largest offshore oil spill in US history.

Boat death toll set to rise, says PM

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
An injured woman from the Christmas Island boat wreck arrives at Perth airport. Picture: Getty Images Source: Getty Images Rescuers pull victims from the water after an asylum-seeker boat sank at Christmas Island.

Nearly 17% of Americans suffer food poisoning each year, study shows

Washington Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
A rash of food recalls, from peanuts to eggs, led to several deaths and new calls for a comprehensive food-safety bill, but it has become stalled in Congress.

Border agent killed in gun battle in Arizona

Reuters - Tim Gaynor, Peter Bohan - ‎45 minutes ago‎
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A US Border Patrol agent was shot dead by suspected smugglers in a gun battle close to the Mexico border in southern Arizona and four suspects have been arrested, authorities said on Wednesday.

Las Vegas robber loses gamble

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The thief in the armed robbery of casino chips from Las Vegas' Bellagio sped off with next to nothing. At right, surveillance camera footage shows the robbery suspect.

O'Brien: Zuckerberg's well-deserved honor from Time

San Jose Mercury News - Chris O'Brien - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Chris O'Brien This image released by Time Magazine, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, shows the cover for Time magazine's 2010 "Person of the Year" issue, featuring Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

We'll be able to reach strategic consensus, says Wen

Hindustan Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao writes an India-China friendship message on a white board at the Tagore... Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Thursday that he had come to India to expand bilateral strategic ties and that India and China will be able to ...

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade is still No. 1 in fans' hearts - Israel Gutierrez - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Heat fans, in an attempt to show that their newfound love for LeBron James is at least somewhere in the vicinity of the level of hatred Cleveland fans have for him, started out with all the right intentions.

'Synthetic biology' holds promise, but vigilance needed

USA Today - Dan Vergano - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Far more promise than peril lurks in "synthetic biology," the emerging technology of man-made life, a presidential panel reports today.

Why did 'True Grit' strike out at the Golden Globes? The answer may surprise ...

Entertainment Weekly - John Young - ‎3 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Wilson WebbBesides The Tourist earning three nominations that no one saw coming, the biggest surprise of Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations may have been the complete snubbing of True Grit.

Long-range missile defense test fails

CNN International - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff An interceptor missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on Wednesday. The test failed.

US Foreclosure Filings Drop to Two-Year Low Amid Lender Delays

Bloomberg - Dan Levy - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Foreclosure filings in the US plunged to a two-year low last month as lenders and loan servicers reviewed practices under legal scrutiny around the country, according to RealtyTrac Inc. A total of 262339 US ...

Florida neo-Nazi convicted of murder in stabbing of teen

Reuters - ‎27 minutes ago‎
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida neo-Nazi was convicted of first degree murder on Wednesday and could be sentenced to death for fatally stabbing a teenager four years ago.


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