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Christine O'Donnell under investigation: where six 2010 also-rans are now

Christian Science Monitor - ‎38 minutes ago‎
When Election 2010 came and went, we thought the highest-profile losers - most of them Republican tea partyers - might fade quietly into oblivion.
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Ivory Coast TV 'inciting UN hate'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The UN has accused Ivory Coast state media - controlled by strongman Laurent Gbagbo - of inciting hatred against foreign peacekeepers.
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New York City's Emergency Response `Overwhelmed' by Blizzard, Mayor Says

Bloomberg - Peter S. Green, Martin Z. Braun - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bystanders and emergency workers push an ambulance stuck on a side street in Brooklyn. Photographer: Chris Hondros/Getty Images New York City's emergency system was “overwhelmed” by the Dec. 26 blizzard that dumped 20 inches of snow, leaving vehicles ...
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Wayne explosion traps at least 2 in devastated furniture store

Detroit Free Press - Elisha Anderson, Robin Erb - ‎1 hour ago‎
The search continued late today for two employees who may still be in the rubble of William C. Franks Furniture store in Wayne, which was leveled in an explosion about 9 am Paul Franks, the owner of William C. Franks Furniture in Wayne, is in critical ...

US Says Hedge Funds Got Marvell, Nvidia Data From Consultant

BusinessWeek - Bob Van Voris, Pamela MacLean - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- US prosecutors in Manhattan filed new charges as part of a national probe of insider trading, accusing a former Primary Global Research LLC expert-networking consultant with ...

Tucker Carlson says Michael Vick should be executed. Is he serious?

Christian Science Monitor - Brad Knickerbocker - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama is grateful that quarterback Michael Vick got a second chance after serving jail time for running a dog-fighting business.

Real-life member of 'Sound of Music' family dies

The Associated Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Agathe von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," has died, a longtime friend said Wednesday.

Five Arrested in Plot to Attack Danish Paper

Voice of America - Lisa Bryant - ‎2 hours ago‎
Authorities in Denmark and Sweden have arrested five people suspected of plotting to attack a Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed five years ago.

Skype Offers Vouchers to Apologize for Outage

The Mac Observer - Bryan Chaffin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Skype offered its customers a voucher on Wednesday as a way of apologizing for the recent Skype outage that left many people without their VoIP service.

Stocks end higher as market approaches new year

BusinessWeek - Pallavi Gogoi, David K. Randall - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Stocks indexes finish with small gains and remain on pace for their best December in nearly 20 years. The Standard and Poor's 500-stock index is up 6.7 percent for the month.

Judge Strikes Down NYC's Gruesome Tobacco Ads

NPR - ‎59 minutes ago‎
by AP The city's campaign to scare smokers with grotesque images of decaying teeth or a diseased lung wherever tobacco products are sold was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge who concluded that only the federal government can dictate warnings ...

South Korean President A Pragmatist on Pyongyang, Says Analyst

Voice of America - Victor Beattie - ‎7 hours ago‎
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak speaks at a meeting to report on a Ministry of Justice operation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, Dec. 20, 2010.

Reports: NFL to rule on Brett Favre this week - ‎3 hours ago‎
The NFL is set to announce its punishment for Brett Favre's role in allegations of sexual harassment of Jenn Sterger, according to multiple reports.

Paul Allen Re-Files Lawsuit, Says He Patented 'Related Links' - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) co-founder Paul Allen has re-filed his patent lawsuit against 11 big internet companies and e-retailers, and the new complaint details just how broad Allen's claim to basic internet functionality is.

NFL Replay: Resiliency key to Packers' surge in playoff race

USA Today - Jarrett Bell - ‎22 minutes ago‎
By Jim McIsaac, Getty Images By Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY GREEN BAY, Wis. - Although the Green Bay Packers put together their most complete victory of the season during a Sunday romp through Lambeau Field, they were clearly a team that needed an ...

Apple expected to hold event by Valentine's Day to announce Verizon iPhone

Apple Insider - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By AppleInsider Staff Apple is expected to hold an event "very soon," perhaps by Valentine's Day on Feb. 14, 2011, to unveil a new CDMA version of the iPhone compatible with US carrier Verizon's network.

Opening doors on private companies

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The market for private company stock has been growing at a rapid pace in recent years, thanks in large part to the vast appetite for shares in technology companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Zynga.

Patriots players react to Pro Bowl selections

Boston Globe - Monique Walker - ‎1 hour ago‎
FOXBOROUGH -- Pro Bowl talk dominated much of the conversations in the Patriots locker room this afternoon. Tom Brady will talk with the media on Friday, but his fellow Pro Bowl honorees shared their thoughts about receiving the honor today.

This Week's Cover: The Oscar Race is On!

Entertainment Weekly - ‎6 hours ago‎
by EW staff Natalie Portman took her fans by surprise this week with a big announcement: She's pregnant and engaged to marry her Black Swan choreographer, Benjamin Millepied.

Sleepy surgeons a problem: medical journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ideally, patients and surgeons would never be in a situation where an elective operation needs to happen when a surgeon is fatigued, says the author of a medical journal editorial.

Wind a factor in Maine ski lift accident: officials

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
BOSTON (Reuters) - The derailment of a Maine ski lift that injured several riders was caused in part by high winds, although mechanics were working on the lift at the time of the accident, officials said on Wednesday.

Vaccine system targeted in H1N1 report - ‎2 hours ago‎
The next time Canada faces a flu pandemic, the vaccine rollout needs to be smoother, a new federal report suggests. The report, Lessons Learned Review: Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada Response to the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic, was released ...

Killing of Iraq police chief highlights security struggles as US draws down

Christian Science Monitor - Dan Murphy - ‎1 hour ago‎
The suicide attack that murdered an Iraq police chief today is a sign that political violence remains. But such attacks are unlikely to change US plans to leave by the end of 2011.


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