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8th Feb 2013

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
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Wall Street Journal MAJOR BLIZZARD BEARS DOWN ON NORTHEAST

Wall Street Journal  – ‎38 minutes ago‎

NEEDHAM, Mass.—Snow began to fall around the Northeast on Friday as the region braced for what the National Weather Service called a “potentially historic” blizzard that threatened to dump up to three feet of snow across a swath of New England and the 

ABC News DORNER MANHUNT: AUTHORITIES GEAR UP FOR CONTINUED SEARCH IN BIG BEAR

Los Angeles Times  – ‎17 minutes ago‎

Snow was falling over Big Bear on Friday morning as authorities prepared for another day of searching for the ex-Los Angeles police officer accused of killing three people, wounding two others and threatening “unconventional and asymmetrical warfare” 

BBC News TUNISIA MOURNS MURDERED POLITICIAN

BBC News  – ‎58 minutes ago‎

Thousands of Tunisians have attended the funeral of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, who was killed on Wednesday by a gunman who fled on a motorcycle.

BBC News HORSE MEAT SCANDAL: THE BUSINESS IMPACT

BBC News  – ‎18 minutes ago‎

Horse meat scandal: The business impact. By Matthew Wall Business reporter, BBC News. Findus Beef Lasagne was withdrawn from sale after 100% horse meat was found in some products.

Washington Post  – ‎22 minutes ago‎

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders have agreed to a budget worth €960 billion ($1.3 trillion), a significantly reduced sum that represents the first decrease in a budget in the union’s history.

BBC News MALI CONFLICT: ‘FIRST SUICIDE BOMBING’ IN GAO

BBC News  – ‎1 hour ago‎

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BBC News US TRADE DEFICIT NARROWS TO NEAR THREE-YEAR LOW

BBC News  – ‎43 minutes ago‎

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BBC News DOZENS KILLED IN IRAQ CAR BOMB ATTACKS IN SHIA AREAS

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BBC News US NORTH-EAST BRACES FOR ‘HISTORIC’ SNOWSTORM

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DELACROIX LIBERTY PAINTING DEFACED IN LOUVRE

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BBC News AFTERSHOCKS HIT SOLOMON ISLANDS RELIEF WORK

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BBC News NIGERIA POLIO VACCINATORS SHOT DEAD IN KANO

BBC News  – ‎4 hours ago‎

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WORLD »

Latinos Post ACCUSED WITCH BURNED ALIVE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA, HUNDREDS OF WITNESSES 

Latinos Post  – ‎15 minutes ago‎

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill pauses before making an address to the Lowy Institute in Sydney November 29, 2012.

National Post US EMBASSY IN CAIRO ON ALERT

UPI.com  – ‎1 hour ago‎

CAIRO, Feb. 8 (UPI) — The U.S. Embassy in Cairo said it was on the alert after receiving word that Muslim Brotherhood opponents may direct their anger at U.S.

Huffington Post  – ‎36 minutes ago‎

TOKYO — Japan’s defense minister on Friday accused two Russian fighter jets of intruding into Japanese air space, heightening regional tensions as Beijing denied Tokyo’s claims that Chinese naval vessels had locked their weapons-targeting radar on to a 

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Washington Post  – ‎34 minutes ago‎

Most airlines are giving up on flying into and out of New York and Boston and other airports in the Northeast. With a massive snowstorm forming, the major U.S.

CBS News  – ‎27 minutes ago‎

A hacker gained access to several email accounts belonging to members of the Bush family and their friends, according to a report first published by the Smoking Gun, compromising their personal photos and correspondence, as well as private information 

IS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ADMINISTRATION OVERSTEPPING WITH ITS USE OF DRONES? A 

Plain Dealer  – ‎23 minutes ago‎

An unmanned U.S. predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP file photo). Cliff Pinckard, The Plain Dealer By Cliff Pinckard, The Plain Dealer The Plain Dealer on February 08, 2013 at 11:00 AM, updated 

Reuters  – ‎51 minutes ago‎

By Susan Heavey. WASHINGTON | Fri Feb 8, 2013 10:34am EST. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most popular U.S.

BUSINESS »

Sydney Morning Herald
USA TODAY  – ‎23 minutes ago‎

Billions of people will celebrate the Lunar New Year. In the USA, no city celebrates as much as San Francisco. Chinese New Year. Decorations on sale at the Manila Market, an Asian supermarket in San Francisco.

US STOCKS RISE, DJIA RECLAIMS 14000 AS TECHNOLOGY LEADS

Wall Street Journal  – ‎25 minutes ago‎

U.S. stocks pushed higher, nudging the Dow Jones Industrial Average back above the 14000 level, as investors responded to a surprise narrowing of the U.S.

Forbes18 minutes ago
Written byJeff Bercovici

Here’s the good news: AOL managed to boost its total revenues on a year-over-year basis in the fourth quarter of 2012, the first time in eight years that’s happened.

TECHNOLOGY »

MACMILLAN REACHES E-BOOK PRICING SETTLEMENT WITH DOJ

CNET24 minutes ago
Written byShara Tibken

Now all that’s left is Apple. The U.S. Justice Department says it will continue to litigate against the electronics giant for conspiring with Macmillan and four of the other largest U.S.

HP CRACKS DOWN ON STUDENT LABOR IN CHINA

PC Magazine58 minutes ago
Written byChloe Albanesius

Hewlett-Packard is reportedly the latest major consumer electronics company to take a hard look at its overseas suppliers. According to a report in the New York Times, HP today provided its Chinese suppliers with new rules regarding the use of student and 

Computerandvideogames.com  – ‎57 minutes ago‎

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has said the publisher is “disappointed” with slower than expected Wii U sales. Wii U Screenshot As reported by Seeking Alpha, the executive told analysts last night during a quarterly financial results briefing: “We were somewhat 

ENTERTAINMENT »

New York Daily News
Fox News2 hours ago
Written byJustin Craig

If we are to believe “Side Effects” is Steven Soderbergh’s final theatrical film before his retirement from movies, then he couldn’t have gone out on a more electrifying film.

New York Daily News
USA TODAY  – ‎16 minutes ago‎

Melissa McCarthy has become a modern-day John Candy, and has found her wheelhouse in this ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ light.

SPORTS »

ABC News  – ‎40 minutes ago‎

The failure of a device meant to protect the power supply to the Superdome caused the Super Bowl blackout, the stadium’s power company said Friday as it took the blame for the outage that brought the game to a halt for more than a half-hour.

Atlanta Black Star FELIX HERNANDEZ, MARINERS CLOSE TO $175 MILLION DEAL

Atlanta Black Star  – ‎12 minutes ago‎

Felix Hernandez, the Seattle Mariners’ ace right-hander, is on the precipice of securing a $175 million contract extension that would be a record for Major League Baseball pitchers.

HEALTH »

Newsday
Los Angeles Times  – ‎14 hours ago‎

Traditional Southern diets may be linked to a higher risk of stroke, a researcher said at a conference on Thursday. The lead researcher, Suzanne Judd, a nutritional epidemiologist at the University of Alabama, said her study is the first large-scale effort to look 

THE DRUG IN FUNGAL MENINGITIS CASES IS HARD TO MAKE AND UNUSUALLY DANGEROUS

Washington Post  – ‎15 minutes ago‎

The drug that has caused 696 fungal infections and 45 deaths over the last six months isn’t one you want sloppy amateurs making.

SCIENCE »

USA TODAY11 hours ago
Written byDan Vergano

Adding to a scientific debate, a cross-species analysis suggests the ancestor to most mammals only exploded in variety after the Age of Dinosaurs ended.

BBC News DINOSAUR EXTINCTION: SCIENTISTS ESTIMATE ‘MOST ACCURATE’ DATE

BBC News  – ‎6 hours ago‎

Scientists believe they have determined the most precise date yet for the extinction of dinosaurs. Researchers from Glasgow University were part of an international team that has been investigating the demise of the dinosaur.

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