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FCC Is Set to Regulate Net Traffic

New York Times - Brian Stelter - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Communications Commission appears poised to pass a controversial set of rules that broadly create two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net.
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Seoul shares hit 38-mth high as N.Korea worry eases

Reuters - Jungyoun Park, Jacqueline Wong - ‎44 minutes ago‎
SEOUL, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Seoul shares bounced and hit a 38-month high on Tuesday as investor anxiety on growing geopolitical tensions in the peninsula eased, and the market was lifted further by gains in steelmakers and crude oil refiners.
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Joint Chiefs chairman Mullen urges Senate to ratify arms treaty with Russia

Washington Post - Mary Beth Sheridan, Felicia Sonmez - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The nation's top military officer appealed to the Senate on Monday to ratify a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia, as supporters attracted more Republican votes, making it increasingly likely that the pact ...
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Fans Connect With Vikings History and Their Own Thermal Underwear

New York Times - Christina Capecchi - ‎1 hour ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS - Where once there were Vikings, there may now be wimps. That was the fear among longtime Minnesota Vikings fans as their beleaguered team prepared for its first outdoor home game in 29 years.

Snow Extends UK, European Air Travel Delays as Holiday Nears

BusinessWeek - Chris Spillane, Mary Schlangenstein - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Air-travel disruptions threatened to ripple across Europe for another day as heavy snow forced London's Gatwick airport to stop outbound flights early today.

'Don't ask, don't tell' repealed: What's next?

Washington Post - Ed O'Keefe, Craig Whitlock - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Ed O'Keefe and Craig Whitlock President Obama is scheduled to sign legislation Wednesday that will end the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, officially shifting to the Defense Department the political pressure surrounding the repeal of the ...

Toyota to pay $32.4M in extra fines

The Associated Press - ‎17 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay the government a record $32.4 million in additional fines to settle an investigation into its handling of two recalls at the heart of its safety crisis.

Echinacea for a cold? Eh, don't bother, study concludes

Los Angeles Times - Mary Forgione - ‎2 hours ago‎
Echinacea has been used as a common cold remedy for years, but does it really work? In a recent study, researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison tested 719 patients who were coming down with a ...

Ralph Friedgen through the years

Baltimore Sun - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Born in Harrison, NY His father,"Big Ralph" Friedgen, had played football with Vince Lombardi at Fordham and was a high school coach.

Vince Vaughn, Wife Welcome A Daughter - Jocelyn Vena - ‎6 hours ago‎
Over the weekend, Vince Vaughn and his wife, Kyla Weber, welcomed their first child into the world. The couple had a daughter, Locklyn Kyla Vaughn, on Saturday, People.

Apple positions iAd Producer as Adobe Flash alternative

Apple Insider - Daniel Eran Dilger - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple has released iAd Producer, a new tool for designing interactive "rich media ads" using web standards for distribution through its iAd network within iOS apps, in a direct blow to Adobe's Flash developer tools, ...

Mexican politician 'El Jefe' Diego freed after 7 months in captivity

Washington Post - William Booth - ‎3 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY - Emerging with a long, white beard like Santa Claus or a castaway from a desert isle, a former presidential candidate and political heavyweight who was one of the most notorious kidnap victims in Mexico was released Monday ...

Motorola video: iPad is just a 'giant iPhone'

CNET - Brooke Crothers - ‎3 hours ago‎
Motorola is already trying to elevate its unannounced tablet above the iPad in a promotional video released Sunday. Of course, it's easy to claim just about anything when promoting a product that hasn't been formally announced and ...

Study finds probable carcinogen in tap water of 31 US cities

Washington Post - Lyndsey Layton - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new analysis showing the presence of a probable carcinogen in the tap water of 31 cities across the country has raised questions about possible risks posed to consumers in those communities and how they can reduce their exposure.

Adobe Posts Its First Billion-Dollar Quarter

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
By AP The software maker Adobe posted quarterly earnings on Monday that exceeded analyst expectations and provided a rosy outlook.

Lunar eclipse: If you can't see it, look online

Seattle Times - Jack Broom - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite a light cloud cover over much of the Puget Sound area early Monday evening, the moon was clearly visible through the haze, creating the possibility that Monday night's lunar eclipse may be at least partially visible in this area.

'Survivor: Nicaragua': Winner Fabio reveals the secret to his success

Entertainment Weekly - Dalton Ross - ‎10 hours ago‎
He had to win three straight challenges just to get to the finals, but once he did, Judson “Fabio” Birza poured on the charm to become the million dollar winner of Survivor: Nicaragua.

Evacuations ordered as storm saturates California

The Associated Press - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A storm pounding California with record rain forced authorities in the San Joaquin Valley to order 2000 residents to evacuate the farming community of McFarland due to major flooding.

Boyfriend of Missing Las Vegas Dancer Was Arrested on Abuse Charges

ABC News - Andrea Canning, Jim Vojtech - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The ex-boyfriend of a Las Vegas showgirl who has been missing for more than a week had previously been arrested for abusing the dancer, and she may have been pregnant with his child, according to ...

GOP under pressure for opposition to 9-11 responders bill

Los Angeles Times - Lisa Mascaro, Tina Susman - ‎17 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans are coming under growing criticism for their opposition to a bill that would provide medical care for Sept.

Vokoun makes 26 saves, Panthers stop Flyers 5-0

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎15 minutes ago‎
AP PHILADELPHIA - Tomas Vokoun earned his fourth shutout of the season and rookie Evgeny Dadonov had a goal and an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to an easy 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.

Problems at Newcrest's Indon, Africa mines

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Gold producer Newcrest Mining says it is striving to reopen part of a blocked Indonesian mine where two workers are trapped and has minimised activity at a West African mine following violence after a disputed election.

Bob Ford: In demoralizing defeat, Giants lose face

Philadelphia Inquirer - Bob Ford - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Bob Ford EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DeSean Jackson was still a good 20 yards from the end zone when New York coach Tom Coughlin threw his play chart and assorted game notes to the ground and began to run onto the field late Sunday afternoon.


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