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The UN climate summit reached a weak outline of a global agreement last night in Copenhagen, falling far short of what Britain and many poor countries were seeking and leaving months of tough negotiations to come.
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Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
With the healthcare bill making slow progress and senators working early mornings and late nights through the season, divisions between Democrats and Republicans are even sharper than usual.
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Boston Globe - - 48 minutes ago
AP / December 19, 2009 WASHINGTON - Three accused Al Qaeda associates taken to New York yesterday are charged with plotting to ferry drugs through the Sahara desert to raise money for terror attacks - evidence of what prosecutors say ...
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President Obama said Friday the United States and Russia are "quite close" to reaching an agreement that would cut their nuclear stockpiles and allow the world's atomic giants to keep monitoring each other's arsenals.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Winter storm warnings stretch from the Carolinas to Rhode Island as a massive weather system moves up the Atlantic Coast.
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The Associated Press - 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Al Franken took the unusual step Thursday of shutting down Sen. Joe Lieberman on the Senate floor. Lieberman, a Connecticut independent, currently is the target of liberal wrath over his opposition to a government-run ...
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Washington Post - - 22 hours ago
As President Obama arrives in Copenhagen hoping to seal an elusive deal on climate change, his approval rating on dealing with global warming has crumbled at home and there is broad opposition to spending taxpayer ...
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Washington Post - - 25 minutes ago
Retailers can stop accusing the economy of holding back holiday sales. Now they can blame it on the weather. The mighty blizzard expected to descend on the Northeast today comes on the last Saturday before Christmas, typically the ...
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Reuters - - 7 hours ago
The energy, finance, technology and healthcare industries are expected to be the hottest areas for dealmaking in 2010. Full Article | Full Coverage DETROIT/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it would begin shutting down its money-losing Saab ...
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Bloomberg - - 5 hours ago
Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- US stocks rose, trimming a weekly loss for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, after better-than- estimated profit at Oracle Corp.
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Reuters - - 3 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc is in talks to buy Yelp Inc, the popular website for reviews of local businesses, in a deal that could help the Internet search leader tap a lucrative local ads market, media reports say.
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Los Angeles Times - - 6 hours ago
The Paris court's ruling, that the Google digitization project violates France's strict copyright laws, applies only to French-published books.
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Verizon claims that the ETF allows the company to offer the phones at lower upfront prices and to reduce its losses if the customers do break their contracts early.
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New York Times - - 40 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - For weeks this movie capital has crackled with speculation on a lone topic: Will James Cameron's “Avatar,” one of the biggest motion pictures - in budget and scope - ever made, soar or sputter at the box office?
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Talk of divorce arises in Tiger Woods' crisis, in which riches and child custody issues could be at stake. Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin Nordegren, were all smiles at the Presidents Cup golf competition this fall at Harding Park Golf Course in San ...
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
BEFORE the lie, a confession: My involvement with Christmas stockings approaches a fetish. As a child I was fixed on my own, filled always by my mother.
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MiamiHerald.com - 37 minutes ago
By Sports Network Derek Roy, Toni Lydman, Mike Grier and Matt Ellis tallied during a four-goal second period for the Sabres, winners in five of their last six.
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The Associated Press - - 43 minutes ago
BOSTON - Elton Brand had 23 points and eight rebounds, giving Philadelphia the lead on a tip-in with 7.7 seconds left, and the 76ers snapped Boston's 11-game win streak with a 98-97 victory over the Celtics on Friday night.
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Palm Beach Post - - 29 minutes ago
One in every 100 children in the United States may have some form of autism spectrum disorder, far more than previously believed, and the rate appears to be worsening quickly, especially among boys, new figures from the CDC show.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Results from flu tests show the pandemic of swine flu is definitely on the downswing in the United States, researchers at Quest Diagnostics said Friday.
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Wall Street Journal - - Dec 16, 2009
EDINBURGH -- The expenses racked up by US lawmakers traveling here for a conference last month included one for the "control room.
Los Angeles Times - 12 hours ago
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Bleacher Report - Dec 14, 2009
With the 2000's winding down, the end of the aughts, or whatever you want to call it, this is a time where we can look back at the last ten years and see how much we've packed into this decade.
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Dr. Joshua Hare at the University of Miami works on stem cell therapies for heart attack patients. (CNN) -- If you've just had your first heart attack, doctors may one day be able to reverse the damage done with stem cell ...