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Dec 22, 2011

LATEST World News, Dec 22, 2011

CDC: New Report of Hepatitis C From Donor Organ
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports today that a Kentucky man whose organs were donated after he died following a traumatic brain injury transmitted hepatitis C virus to recipients of two kidneys and one blood vessel tissue patch ...
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'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011
Huffington Post
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: More aid to Africa for drought/famine relief; Good year-end news for anyone who breathes: new rules to clean up toxic mercury and arsenic from coal plants; 30k Chinese 'occupy' to protest coal plants; Meet today's ...
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White House condemns latest Iraq violence
USA TODAY (blog)
Today, the White House is urging all sides to show restraint. "Time and again, the Iraqi people have shown their resilience in overcoming efforts to divide them. We continue to urge leaders to come together to face common challenges," the White House ...
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USA TODAY (blog)
USA TODAY and HighSchoolSports.net Unveil 2011 All-USA High School Football Team
Sacramento Bee
22, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and HighSchoolSports.net todayunveiled the 2011 All-USA high school football team, highlighting the best offensive and defensive high school football players in the USA during the past season. TheAll-USA Offense ...
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With Havel's death, his legacy faces new threats
The Associated Press
Today all that has changed for 10 ex-communist states who threw off Moscow's rule and are now in the European Union. Fair elections, freedom of speech and easy travel abroad are such a part of life that young Czechs and others often have little ...
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Akken Releases New Version of Its Cloud-Based Business Platform for Staffing ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Enhanced reporting - Integrates with multiple payroll processing companies. Akken Staffing is the only cloud-based all-in-one business management platform for staffing and recruitment firms. The Akken Staffing suite is a modular web-based service that ...
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S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Nevado Resources Corporation in Standard ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, Dec 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- S&P Capital IQ announcedtoday that it has commenced Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on Nevado Resources Corporation. Nevado Resources Corporation (ts:VDO) is a Canadian junior resource company ...
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Reports of Frequent Heartburn Double, Study Finds
ABC News
But new research finds that an increasing number of people struggle with the burning and pressure of surging stomach acid all year long. A new study reports that the number of people who frequently experience symptoms of heartburn, also called acid ...
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Datastick Systems: New VMM Vibration Multifunction Meter With PC Software for...
MarketWatch (press release)
All VMMs also include PC software, Datastick Reporting System (DRS) for InSpect, that captures this data, and provides trending and exception reports. DRS is Microsoft-Excel-compatible for ease of sharing of data with colleagues and consultants. ...
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RIM denies report about BlackBerry 10 troubles
Mobile Burn
RIM says that all of these allegations are "inaccurate and uninformed," and the reason that BlackBerry 10 is delayed is the same as co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said in the company's recent conference call for its third quarter financial report. ...
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Surprise! BlackBerry 10 OS is already being called a failure
VentureBeat
Research in Motion has become the mobile industry's punching bag lately and today is no exception, with a new report saying its upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS is all-around awful. A new report from Boy Genius Report asserts that the upcoming BlackBerry 10 ...
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CDC: Hep B Vaccine Needed for Diabetic Adults
MedPage Today
By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today A CDC Work Group found that persons ages 23 through 59 years with diabetes had approximately twice the likelihood of developing acute hepatitis B as those without diabetes. Based upon these data, ...
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" 'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011 "
Brad Blog (blog)
By DES on 12/22/2011 2:17pm IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: More aid to Africa for drought/famine relief; Good year-end news for anyone who breathes:new rules to clean up toxic mercury and arsenic from coal plants; 30k Chinese 'occupy' to protest ...
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Pool Exercise Helps New Knees
MedPage Today
By Nancy Walsh, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Starting aquatic therapy early led to better physical function in patients having total knee replacement, although early water-based exercise did not appear to be beneficial in patients undergoing hip ...
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From 'Flashpoint' to 'Fear Itself,' the year in comics 2011
USA TODAY
Sure, she and The Worthy were vanquished in the end, but that allmakes for an A+ in Evil on her report card. Best new villain: If you haven't heard, the ruthless terrorist organization of IDW's GI Joe comic franchise has a new Cobra Commander, ...
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Arab League delegates head to Syria over 'bloodbath'
USA TODAY
The Arab League delegates arrive in the midst of a new international uproar over activist reports that government troops killed more than 200 people in two days. Neighboring Turkey condemned President Bashar Assad over the "bloodbath. ...
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Governor Haslam and Amazon Announce Amazon Will Build Two New Fulfillment...
MarketWatch (press release)
More information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings. ...
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Christopher & Banks Corporation Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
MarketWatch (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Christopher & Banks Corporation /quotes/zigman/263159/quotes/nls/cbk CBK -1.48% , a specialty women's apparel retailer, today reported results for the third fiscal quarter and nine month period ended ...
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Compass Directions Afternoon Report Thursday, 22 December 2011
Forex Market
All references to prices, amounts and currency are in Australian dollars unless otherwise noted. This report is provided for Australian residents only and is not intended for use by residents of any other country. GENERAL ADVICE WARNING: The advice ...
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1995 video shows Ron Paul discussing newsletters
USA TODAY
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Today's Colorado ski and snow report: Early Christmas present or White Elephant?
Examiner.com
And, the snow is supposed to fall all day long. The real tale of the tape will be seen in tomorrow morning's now report after a full 36-48 hours of continuous snowfall. If you're travelling up and into the mountains today be very careful. ...
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Former Aussie pro Brad Drewett appointed head of ATP
USA TODAY
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Ryan Hall is enjoying Tebow-mania from a distance
USA TODAY
By David Leon Moore, USA TODAY REDDING, Calif. – When you are an elite marathoner ramping up for one of the biggest races in your life, about all you do is sleep (a lot), eat (not much) and run (100-plus miles a week). By Steven Senne, AP Ryan Hall ...
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Michele Bachmann and 2012
Fox News
So what do you need to do between now and January 3rd to either win, place or show there? BACHMANN: Well, the polls are all over the place. Another poll came out today that has me at 15 percent. So it really is a wild fluctuation. ...
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No longer just white ear buds, headphones in vogue
USA TODAY
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Better job market news sends stocks higher
Sacramento Bee
By PALLAVI GOGOI AP Business Writer NEW YORK -- Encouraging economicreports sent stocks slightly higher in afternoon trading Thursday. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since April 2008, ...
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Arizona sheriff's officers turn in federal credentials
USA TODAY
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Today, if you're not LinkedIn – you're nowhere at all
Times Herald-Record
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Kardashians Taking Sweatshop Reports 'Very Seriously'
ABC News (blog)
“They take this situation very seriously and have been assured by allof their manufacturers that the factories are policed regularly and there is no truth to these allegations,” Kim Kardashian's rep told ABCNews.com today. ...
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ABC News (blog)
China Direct Industries Reports Financial Results for 2011 Fiscal Year Ended ...
MarketWatch (press release)
New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of such factors. Further, we cannot assess the impact of each such factor on our results of operations or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, ...
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Nevada Gaming Commission to Vote on Online Poker
Poker News Report
It all seems pretty clear-cut for Nevada, but today's vote should make the future of online poker within the state much clearer – and almost certainly provide other states with the opportunity to follow in their footsteps. We here at Poker News Report ...
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Poker News Report
Turkey-France ties fray over Armenia genocide bill
USA TODAY
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12 Days Out: Good Morning Iowa
ABC News (blog)
We love all the suggestions and tips we have received since we started…and allour new readers! Three of the candidates are in the state today. Rick Perry is on Day Eight of his bus tour. It's his final day of the first leg of the tour. ...
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Bright skies for solar today, looming clouds tomorrow if 1603 isn't extended
Clean Energy Authority
14 unveiled their latest report on the solar industry “The US Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarter 2011,” showing the industry saw explosive year-over-year growth of 140 percent. But the sunny news was clouded by the looming expiration of the Department ...
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Swap-Trade Reports, Amaranth Settles, Ferrostaal: Compliance
BusinessWeek
China will amend futures-trading rules to improve government supervision, the official Xinhua News Agency reported yesterday, without citing anyone. The State Council will publish a draft of the proposed regulations today and invite public comment, ...
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Rhapsody tops 1 million subscribers in US
USA TODAY
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As shale fracking booms, environmental protection lags
Kansas City Star
13, Texas regulators required operators of new wells that get permits after Feb. 1 to disclose the chemicals and the amount of water they use to fracture them. State officials said that companies voluntarily reported the chemicals for about half of the ...
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Special report
TucsonSentinel.com
Join Ronstadt Insurance, Jane Erikson, and Luke Knipe and contribute today! Other commercial buildings along Main Street include the former homes of Iberri Market, BBB Grocery Store, Sprouse Reitz Co. and the Apache Leap bar. All are boarded up,...
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Practice report for Wednesday
ESPN (blog)
He has missed the past three games with the injury he suffered against NewOrleans on Nov. 28. Wide receiver Mario Manningham (knee)--Manningham was not practicing and was riding the stationary bike. Manningham has played the last two weeks but his ...
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Army: 25% of Arlington cemetery markers may contain errors
USA TODAY
By Michael Winter, USA TODAY Nearly 1 in 4 headstones at Arlington National Cemetery may need to be replaced or modified because of discrepancies between the markers and paperwork, the Army reports after reviewing all 260000 graves. , according to the ...
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Foreclosures Weighing on Prices May Push Rebound to 2013
BusinessWeek
14 report. “A full-fledged recovery in the housing sector will likely elude the US in 2012, but new construction and home sales are expected to be greater than in 2011,” Nothaft wrote. Sales of new single-family homes this year are on pace to fall to ...
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Oil Rises a Fourth Day as Jobless Claims Drop, Indicators Gain
BusinessWeek
Iran's navy will hold 10 days of maneuvers east of the Strait of Hormuz, state-run Fars news agency reported today, citing Navy Commander Habibollah Sayari. About 15.5 million barrels of oil a day flows through the waterway between Iran and Oman at the ...
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Reports: House GOP Leaders Agree To Vote On 2-Month Tax Cut Extension
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As we reported yesterday, even the conservative editorial board of The Wall Street Journal advocated passing the two-month extension. Today, as The Washington Post reports, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pressured his Republican colleagues in ...
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Universal has 'Tech News Today' episode yanked from YouTube for ...
Never mind that news reporting and commentary are core elements of the .....This was all said on the latest episode of This Week in Google recorded today. ...
www.theverge.com/.../universal-has-tech-news-today-episode-...
Healthy Perspective: The latest health & wellness news with a dose ...
We've all done it - snuck a bite of cookie dough while baking holiday goodies and decking the halls. But a new report released today by the Centers for Disease ...
yourlife.usatoday.com/health/healthyperspective/.../1
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