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Winter storm due to hit Bay State tomorrow promises to deliver a travel nightmare

Boston Globe - Janet Walsh - ‎45 minutes ago‎
By Scott Allen, Globe Staff A major winter storm could dump up to 20 inches of snow across parts of Massachusetts by Monday morning, wreaking havoc with post-Christmas travel plans and turning the Monday morning commute into a nightmare. - My Fox 8 - Washington Post -

Obama condemns 'outrageous' Pakistan suicide attack

AFP - ‎48 minutes ago‎
HONOLULU, Hawaii - US President Barack Obama condemned Saturday's "outrageous terrorist attack" in northwestern Pakistan in which a suicide bomber killed dozens of people at a World Food Program project.
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Newborn girl dropped off at LA fire station

Washington Post - Robert Jablon - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles firefighters received an unusual Christmas delivery at a downtown station this year - a baby. With a small bundle in her arms, a woman went to a station near the city's Exposition Park on Friday afternoon, ...
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Knicks Discover the Joys of Defense in Defeating the Bulls

New York Times - Howard Beck - ‎1 hour ago‎
Raymond Felton dribbled in a wide, joyful circle as the final seconds elapsed Saturday afternoon, delivering the final dose of holiday cheer at Madison Square Garden.

Gardasil approval expanded to include anal cancer

USA Today - Harry Cabluck - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Food and Drug Administration approval of Gardasil (human papillomavirus vaccine) has been widened to include prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions, the agency said in a news release.

Pope Speaks to the World's Catholics on Christmas Day

Voice of America - Sabina Castelfranco - ‎5 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Pope Benedict XVI kneels in prayer as he celebrates Christmas Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, 24 Dec 2010 Pope Benedict on Saturday delivered his traditional Christmas message and blessings to thousands gathered in Saint Peter's ...

Google TV Forces Logitech to Delay Revue Set-Top

PC Magazine - David Murphy - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Delays are hitting Logitech's Revue, a set-top box that some have called an active competitor to the Apple TV. But it's not Logitech's fault—rumors are circulating that Google itself has stepped in and asked the company to suspend production, ...

At 11th hour, shoppers descend to spend

Washington Post - Zachary A. Goldfarb - ‎14 hours ago‎
On Christmas Eve, you could no longer order the latest Kindle from or take advantage of rivals' free-shipping offers.

Dutch arrest 12 on suspicion of terrorism

CNN - Per Nyberg, Paul Cruickshank - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Rotterdam pawn shop and internet cafe was searched by police investigating 12 men suspected of planning violent attacks. (CNN) -- Dutch authorities have arrested 12 men of Somali origin they believe were about to carry out a terrorist attack, ...

China Raises Interest Rates Again to Cool Inflation

New York Times - Edward Wong - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING - China's central bank announced on Saturday that it was raising interest rates for the second time in about two months in what appears to be a long-term campaign to suppress inflation as many ordinary Chinese express discontent ...

Nigerian Villages and Churches Are Struck in Deadly Attacks

New York Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By REUTERS JOS, Nigeria (Reuters) - Explosions in Nigeria's central region killed 32 people on Friday, and six people died in attacks on two churches in the northeast of the country, officials said Saturday.

Financial Times taps Jobs as Person of the Year

CNET - Edward Moyer - ‎21 hours ago‎
Nevermind Mark What's-His-Name, The Financial Times, Britain's equivalent of The Wall Street Journal, has handed its Person of the Year crown to Steve Jobs, the Apple CEO and onetime tech wunderkind turned comeback player of the quarter ...

As tensions mount, Ivorians make the trek to Liberia

CNN International - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Ivorian refugees wait for aid in Guinea last week. Thousands have also fled to Liberia, according to the UN (CNN) -- About 14000 Ivory Coast residents escaping their country's political instability and violence have fled to ...

Matt Damon enjoys being 'a true nincompoop' in 'True Grit'

Los Angeles Times - ‎Dec 23, 2010‎
The actor has wanted to work with the Coen brothers for years and got his chance as the verbose Texas Ranger LaBoeuf in the western remake.

Tsunami Threat Passed After Vanuatu Quake

KITV Honolulu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tsunami warnings have been lifted for Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Fiji after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu erly Saturday morning.

Phoenix Abuzz as a Palin Buys a Home Nearby

New York Times - Marc Lacey - ‎5 hours ago‎
PHOENIX - Bristol Palin, the 20-year-old daughter of Sarah Palin, has bought a five-bedroom house in Maricopa, a modest community south of Phoenix, setting off a flurry of speculation as to exactly what her plans - and those of her famous ...

Conditions improve at several European airports

CNN International - Niki Cook, Per Nyberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Travellers preparing to depart at the Roissy-en-France airport near Paris on Christmas Eve. The situation improved Saturday.

Doctor Who Christmas Special, BBC One, review - Chris Harvey - ‎1 hour ago‎
Phew, that was a bit rich, wasn't it? I think I've eaten too much. I'm not sure if it was that festive sleigh-ride across the rooftops in a carriage pulled by a giant fog-breathing shark that had been tamed by the ...

New tax law packed with obscure business tax cuts

The Associated Press - ‎Dec 24, 2010‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - The massive new tax bill signed into law by President Barack Obama is filled with all kinds of holiday stocking stuffers for businesses: tax breaks for producing TV shows, grants for putting up windmills, rum subsidies for Puerto Rico ...

James, Bosh power Heat over Suns, with Wade sidelined

Sun-Sentinel - Ira Winderman - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHOENIX - Saturday, against Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Ron Artest, Lamar Odom and Andrew Bynum, the power of three almost certainly will be needed at Staples Center against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Secrets to Hassle-Free Post-Holiday Returns

CBS News - ‎9 hours ago‎
(CBS) Returning unwanted gifts after Christmas is as much a part of the holiday landscape as shopping for gifts to begin with. In fact, nearly 20 percent of Americans plan to return at least one holiday gift, according to a Consumer Reports Holiday ...

Magic's Stan Van Gundy no Scrooge this Christmas

Washington Post - Antonio Gonzalez - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP ORLANDO, Fla. -- Magic coach Stan Van Gundy has gone from being a Scrooge about playing on Christmas to perhaps spreading a little too much holiday cheer.

Goldman Sachs ties bonuses to long-term profits

The Associated Press - ‎33 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will tie the bonuses of top executives more closely to the company's financial performance.
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