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Nuclear Arms Pact Is Poised to Pass

Wall Street Journal - Naftali Bendavid, Jonathan Weisman - ‎21 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—A new strategic arms agreement with Russia is on the verge of being ratified by the Senate, presenting President Barack Obama with a potential political victory while exposing splits within the ...
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Divided FCC adopts Internet rules

Reuters - Jasmin Melvin - ‎44 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A divided Federal Communications Commission banned Internet service providers like Comcast Corp from blocking traffic on their networks, provoking warnings the rules would be rejected in the courts and threats ...
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2010 census results: Why did US population growth slow?

Christian Science Monitor - Peter Grier - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US added some 27 million residents in the past decade. But that population growth is small, percentage-wise - 9.7 percent. Only during the Great Depression decade was the growth rate lower.
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If this is Favre's last hurrah, we saw what made him a star

NFL News - Albert Breer - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Albert Breer NFL Network MINNEAPOLIS -- Near the end of Brett Favre's postgame news conference on Monday night, maybe the final one of his illustrious 20-year career, the Vikings quarterback was asked, if this is the end, ...

Analysis: NY suit against Ernst & Young fills regulatory gap

Reuters - Scot J. Paltrow - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In choosing Ernst & Young as his target in the aftermath of the Lehman Brothers collapse, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filled what looks destined to be a permanent gap in regulators' responses to the ...

Wearing Braids, Seeking Revenge

New York Times - Manohla Dargis - ‎2 hours ago‎
That old-time American religion of vengeance runs like a river through “True Grit,” a comic-serious tale about some nasty, brutish times.

Iraq approves new government

BBC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Iraq's parliament has approved a new government including all major factions, ending nine months of deadlock after inconclusive elections.

Lohan 'Victim': Lindsay Was Violent, Drinking - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The Betty Ford staffer who claims Lindsay Lohan assaulted her tells TMZ ... Lindsay had been drinking before the incident and hurt her so badly, she's now on workers' comp.

Qantas cancels flight out of frozen Heathrow

ABC Online - ‎52 minutes ago‎
A Qantas flight due to leave London today has been cancelled, despite the airline earlier saying all planned flights would go ahead as normal.

Teen birthrate at lowest point in seven decades

Los Angeles Times - Shari Roan - ‎3 hours ago‎
Teenagers are giving birth at the lowest rates noted in seven decades of record-keeping, according to statistics from the federal government released Tuesday.

Mac App Store Set To Open Early January

InformationWeek - Paul McDougall - ‎5 hours ago‎
Steve Jobs says he is hoping to recreate the iPhone store's success on the venerable Mac platform. By Paul McDougall , InformationWeek Taking a page from its successful iPhone e-commerce model, Apple said it plans to open an online store from which ...

California storms bring inconvenience, not devastation, so far

Christian Science Monitor - Daniel B. Wood - ‎1 hour ago‎
First responders are busy but not overwhelmed by rain storms that have lashed California for five days. Preparedness efforts include ways to channel mudslides, should they strike roads or homes.

Hurd Wants Accuser's Letter Shielded

Wall Street Journal - Ben Worthen - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Mark Hurd, the former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive, is fighting to keep private the letter that led to his resignation from the technology behemoth and has triggered an investigation by federal regulators.

Durbin, Kirk call for water testing

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Yankees and Red Sox pay luxury tax

Boston Globe - Peter Abraham - ‎2 hours ago‎
According to the Associated Press, the Yankees paid $18 million on the competitive balance tax (commonly known as the luxury tax) on their payroll in 2010.

DealBook: Deutsche Bank Settles Tax Shelter Case

New York Times - Ben Protess - ‎3 hours ago‎
Deutsche Bank agreed on Tuesday to pay a $553 million fine for its involvement in fraudulent tax shelters in a settlement with the Department of Justice in which the firm admitted to criminal wrongdoing.

UConn women's streak has little comp in sports - Tom Singer - ‎3 hours ago‎
The UConn Huskies defeated opponents by an average of 25 points during their 88-game win streak. (AP) There is no such thing as perfection, but a winning streak represents holding off imperfection -- a ...

American Airlines pulls fares from Orbitz

Forbes - Joshua Freed, David Koenig - ‎10 minutes ago‎
American Airlines pulled its flights from the Orbitz travel website on Tuesday in a dispute that could eventually affect the way travelers buy airplane tickets online.

232 California Foothill Homes Ordered Evacuated

Fox News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
| AP AP Dec. 21, 2010: A rain-swollen Silverado Creek runs beneath Black Star Canyon Road in Silverado Canyon, Calif. The latest in a series of powerful storm systems is bearing down on California, pelting mountain areas with heavy rain, snow and high ...

Chrysler Financial Value Jumped 33% After Treasury's Exit

Bloomberg - Jeffrey McCracken, David Welch - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The headquarters building of Chrysler Financial stands in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg Cerberus Capital Management LP's sale of Chrysler Financial Corp.

Capehart: Haley Barbour's race blinders

Washington Post - Jonathan Capehart - ‎2 hours ago‎
Despite his just-released statement of contrition, Gov. Haley Barbour (R-Miss.) has a blind spot the size of the Confederate flag when it comes to race.

1.5 million Windows Phone 7 handsets shipped: a good start

Ars Technica - Peter Bright - ‎1 hour ago‎
With two months gone since Microsoft launched Windows Phone 7, the company has finally started to address the big question about the new smartphone platform: how well is it selling?

Strong Earthquake Near Japan Triggers Tsunami Warning

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
by AP A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 has struck in the Pacific Ocean, triggering a tsunami warning off the southern coast of Japan.
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