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Here's a look at some of the concessions lawmakers and interest groups won in the latest version of the Senate's health care overhaul bill: ___ LAWMAKERS: SEN.
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The world's political leaders, not least President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, are in a state of severe, almost clinical, denial.
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PARIS - Eurostar resumed its high-speed rail service linking Britain, France and Belgium on Tuesday after a three-day suspension that stranded tens of thousands of holiday travelers and left French President Nicolas Sarkozy indignant.
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A German mediator arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday with Israel's response abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
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Tens of thousands marched in a funeral for a dissident cleric in Iran. Amateur video posted on the web shows mourners for Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri chanting slogans against the government.
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Voice of America - 48 minutes ago
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has dismissed a British newspaper report that says Iran is working on a trigger for a nuclear bomb.
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Michigan's attorney general files a lawsuit that seeks to close two shipping locks near Chicago, sealing off the fish's most direct route to the Great Lakes.
Cox suit aims to shut waterways Detroit Free Press
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The White House has tapped a corporate cyber security expert and former Bush administration official to lead the effort to shore up the country's computer networks and better coordinate with companies that operate 80 percent of those ...
Obama to name Howard Schmidt as cybersecurity coordinator Washington Post
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Detroit Free Press - - 2 hours ago
A state prison in Muskegon that was slated to close in January got a reprieve Monday when corrections officials announced an agreement to house 1000 Pennsylvania prisoners there for up to four years.
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Wall Street Journal - 36 minutes ago
ATHENS (Dow Jones)--Greek stock and bond markets rallied early Tuesday after ratings agency Moody's cut its rating on Greece's sovereign debt by a less-than-expected single notch to A2 from A1.
CNNMoney.com - 24 minutes ago
By CNNMoney.com staff December 22, 2009: 5:21 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Stocks were poised to open higher Tuesday as investors await reports on the overall economy and the housing sector.
GLOBAL MARKETS: European Stocks Higher; UK GDP Eyed Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 56 minutes ago
Dec. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The UK economy shrank less than previously estimated in the third quarter as a jump in construction and fixed investment brought the longest recession on record closer to ending.
Q3 GDP Revised Up Less Than Expected New York Times
Inquirer - - 2 hours ago
PINE TRAIL has arrived, and with it, Intel's optimisations for the second generation of the Atom platform. A simpler chipset - with memory controller, graphics and CPU all in the same package - has resulted in a slightly less sloth-like ...
PC makers introduce netbooks with new Atom processor Computerworld
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Los Angeles Times - - 7 hours ago
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A judge yesterday sentenced Anthony Marshall to one to three years in prison for trying to swindle more than $60 million from his mother, beloved philanthropist and New York icon Brooke Astor.
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New York Times - - 5 hours ago
LANDOVER, Md. - The game began with a snowball landing a few yards behind Giants quarterback Eli Manning just before the first snap from the line of scrimmage.
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Australian researchers have shown that a single dose of vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza can provide effective immunity against the virus in infants and children -- a finding that, if corroborated, could help damp the spread of the virus by ...
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The Associated Press - - Dec 20, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine legislator wants to make the state the first to require cell phones to carry warnings that they can cause brain cancer, although there is no consensus among scientists that they do and industry leaders dispute the claim.
Washington Post - - Dec 19, 2009
Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), right, fears the task force's greater role under health-care reform proposals would lead to rationing of care, while Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.
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SI.com - Dec 18, 2009
It is an odd thing, hearing these sort of words from a man like David Louis Pear, University of Washington standout, Pro Bowl defensive lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Super Bowl champion with the Oakland Raiders.
New York Times - - Dec 16, 2009
Nancy Meyers may have become the most powerful female director in Hollywood by making, as one critic said, ''sweet little middle-class romances.
Los Angeles Times - - 9 hours ago
In 1950, Helen Gahagan Douglas lost a vicious Senate battle to Richard Nixon, a contest that was the breeding ground for today's campaign trench warfare.
CNN - - 11 hours ago
As the East Coast digs out of a record-breaking storm, another storm approaches the Midwest. (CNN) -- While East Coast travelers recovered Monday from a nor'easter that stranded thousands, a winter storm taking aim at the Midwest threatened to give ...
Wall Street Journal - - Dec 17, 2009
The news came in numbers and the numbers were fairly grim, all the grimmer for being unsurprising. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll reported this week that more than half of Americans, 55%, think America is on the wrong track, ...