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Gingrich, Perry to Miss Virginia Ballot

Wall Street Journal -
By NEIL KING JR. Republican Party officials in Virginia have announced that neither Newt Gingrich nor Rick Perry submitted a sufficient number of valid signatures to qualify for the state's presidential primary ballot.

Tens of Thousands Gather in Moscow to Protest

New York Times -
MOSCOW - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered here on Saturday afternoon for a second large antigovernment demonstration, as a wave of new activists struggle to convert an inchoate burst of energy into a durable political force.

Analysis: Isolated on tax cut, House GOP blinks

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - With tea party-backed first-termers calling the shots, House Republicans snatched political defeat from the jaws of victory in a year-end showdown over Social Security payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits.

Interpol seeking French breast implant maker's CEO

BusinessWeek -
The chief executive of a French company whose questionable breast implants are under international scrutiny is on the Interpol police agency's most-wanted list.

Ben Roethlisberger won't start against Rams

Boston Herald -
By Scott Brown / The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Charlie Batch will start at quarterback for the injured Ben Roethlisberger as the Steelers try to beat the reeling St. Louis Rams and stay in the hunt for the AFC North title.

Stocks edge higher after mixed economic reports

BusinessWeek -
By DANIEL WAGNER Stocks are edging higher after mixed economic reports failed to derail hopes that the economic recovery is strengthening.

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Kim Jong Il's son declared 'supreme commander' as NKorea's succession campaign ...

Washington Post -
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea vowed Saturday to uphold Kim Jong Il's son as “supreme commander” as the campaign to install the young man as the next leader of the socialist nation sped up one week after his father's death.

Pope Kicks Off Christmas With Evening Mass

Salon -
By Nicole Winfield, AP VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI kicks off a busy two weeks of Christmas celebrations with an evening Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.

Syria Holds Mass Funeral After Bombings

Wall Street Journal -
By FARNAZ FASSIHI BEIRUT—Syria on Saturday held a public funeral at the ancient Omayyad Mosque for the victims of two suicide attacks in Damascus a day before that had targeted state security facilities.

Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital

BBC News -
The Queen has visited the Duke of Edinburgh in hospital in Cambridgeshire, where he has been treated for a blocked coronary artery.

Cuba To Release 2900 Prisoners

By AP / PAUL HAVEN Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 Alan Gross not part of Cuban prisoner amnesty ,AP HAVANA (AP) - An American government subcontractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state is not among nearly 3000 prisoners granted amnesty by President ...

$10000 Check Dropped in Salvation Army Kettle -
By Patch Staff An anonymous donor put a check for $10000 in the Salvation Army kettle outside of the Safeway in Menlo Park Friday.

Arizona sheriff faces new setback over immigration

Salt Lake Tribune -
By JACQUES BILLEAUD AP PHOENIX • A federal judge dealt a new setback Friday to the immigration enforcement efforts of America's self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff,” barring his deputies from detaining people based solely on the suspicion that they're in ...

Romney: Touting business skills in White House bid

Fox News -
| AP COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Mitt Romney cruises down two-lane blacktops, past combines churning up clouds of dust harvesting corn, on his way to one more gathering, one more step on a long journey.

Christmas shoppers throng high streets

The Guardian -
Time is running out for Christmas shoppers across the country as they hit the high streets in a last-minute buying frenzy. One million people were expected to descend on London's West End over Friday and Christmas Eve , spending an estimated £100m.

Sales Seen Up 3.8% as US Weather Helps Year-End Surge: Retail

BusinessWeek -
By Matt Townsend Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- As Bing Crosby croons “White Christmas” in malls around the US, retailers from Chicago to Boston are betting on a snow-free weekend to cap a strong holiday shopping season.

Forget T-Mobile, Take Solace in AT&T's Payout

Barron's -
You can't blame AT&T for not trying. Just days after it had to fork over to Deutsche Telekom $4 billion—the huge breakup fee for its failed bid for the German phone giant's T-Mobile unit—AT&T got regulatory approval for its $1.9 billion acquisition of ...

Samsung Galaxy S, Tab: No Android 4.0 for you

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by Josh Lowensohn December 23, 2011 9:10 AM PST Follow @Josh Owners of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone and the 7-inch Galaxy Tab won't be getting the latest and greatest version of Android.

5 Facebook Timeline changes you can't wait to make -
December 24, 2011, 7:54 AM - Facebook made waves last week as the social network finally rolled out Timeline, it's newly redesigned profile, to all users worldwide.

Melanie's 'X'-static

New York Post -
By MICHAEL STARR Melanie Amaro met the press yesterday in her first extended chat since winning “The X Factor” Thursday night on Fox.

Mel Gibson's divorce with wife of 31 years, Robyn Gibson, is now official

New York Daily News -
BY Ethan Sacks Mel Gibson And now ex-wife Robyn during happier times, at the 'Man Without A Face' premiere. For the first time in 31 years, Mel Gibson will be celebrating Christmas as a single man.

Rapper 'Tyler, the Creator' arrested for felony vandalism for destroying Roxy ...

New York Daily News -
AP Rapper Tyler, The Creator is arrested for investigation of vandalism charges after performing at the Roxy Theatre in the early morning hours on December 23.

'Tintin' star Jamie Bell: Hero is 'a beacon of excellence for children'

Los Angeles Times -
Captain Haddock, left, played by Andy Serkis, and Tintin (Jamie Bell) in "The Adventures of Tintin." (Paramount Pictures / Columbia Pictures) Tintin is the right kind of role model for kids, “The Adventures of Tintin” star Jamie Bell told a packed ...

NFL Playoff Picture: Giants, Jets Looking To Keep Chances Alive

SB Nation -
By Brian McIntyre - Contributor The New York Giants and New York Jets are fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive. Dec 24, 2011 - The New York Giants and New York Jets will be looking to keep their playoff hopes alive when they meet in the battle ...

NFL Week 16: Jets And Giants Battle With Playoffs On The Line

SB Nation -
Both the Jets and Giants are fighting for their playoff lives when they face off on Sunday. The Eagles and Cowboys face off at the same time on a day that could cause mayhem in the NFC East.

Lakers need a Texas-sized turnaround

Los Angeles Times -
Sweep by Mavericks might be an incentive, but the roster is a year older and already shaken by a blocked trade for Chris Paul and wrist injury to Kobe Bryant.

Hot Stove Roundup: Making up for Pujols and the Nats' win-now trade

The addition of Carlos Beltran will help make up for the Cardinals' loss of Albert Pujols. As one of the greatest players in major league history, Albert Pujols is just about as irreplaceable as a player can be, but after inking Carlos Beltran to a ...

WISE Says 'Merry Christmas' With a Nebulous Wreath: Big Pic

Discovery News -
Dec. 23, 2011 -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) is getting into a festive mood this Christmas after imaging a beautiful nebula called Barnard 3, or IRAS Ring G159.6-18.5.

Spectacular Photos: Astronaut Sees Dazzling Comet From Space Station -
by Tariq Malik, Managing Editor An astronaut living in space has captured an unprecedented view of a comet from orbit in a jaw-dropping set of photos taken over a nighttime Earth.

Baby formula scare spurs Ill. child care review

WJBC News -
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - An Illinois coroner says a baby girl's recent death doesn't appear to be linked to an investigation into infant formula given to a Missouri newborn who apparently died of a rare bacterial infection.

Roche's Avastin Receives EU Approval For Ovarian Cancer

Medical News Today -
Roche announced today that its product known as Avastin (bevacizumab) has been approved by the European Union for treatment of ovarian cancer.


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