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Jan 6, 2012

LATEST World News, Jan 06, 2012

CES buzz doesn't guarantee success
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Penny Gold breaks world record with 733 pairs of Converse sneakers
Daily Mail
Penny Gold has just set the world record with her 733 pairs of ConverseAll Stars that she began collecting fifteen years ago Mrs Gold, who is nowsubmitting an application to Guinness World Records in the hope that it too will award her a title, ...
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Daily Mail
'World News Now' Celebrates 20 Years
mediabistro.com
By Chris Ariens on January 6, 2012 11:07 AM While NBC celebrates 60 years of “Today” next week, today ABC is marking 20 years of “World News Now.” ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls the overnight news show, “the unsung hero of our news division. ...
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Mowgli gets a makeover in Zenescope's 'Jungle Book'
USA TODAY
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY After doing its own versions of Wonderland and Neverland, Zenescope Entertainment is now mining more than just the bare necessities of Rudyard Kipling's classic world of wild wildlife. Four kids are raised on a mysterious ...
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USA TODAY
Listen up, Oscar: These animals are naturals
USA TODAY
By Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY This winter's film slate features a zoo full of creatures, a War Horse and a pack of adorable dogs. The movieworld is all a-Twitter over Uggie's acting in 'The Artist.' The movie world isall a-Twitter over Uggie's acting ...
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William Hague 'encouraged' by Burma reforms
The Independent
"I encourage all sides today to seize this moment of change, to agree to a formal cessation of hostilities and uphold international law, and to begin serious political dialogue as part of a national reconciliation process. ...
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The Vacation Kingdom of the World: Making Meaningful Memories
USA TODAY (blog)
Those of us who make yearly pilgrimages to the Walt Disney World Resort simply smile, shrug our shoulders, and think, “Who wouldn't want to go to Disney Worldagain?” In an editorial in USA Today, author Paul Labadie wrote that theme park-focused...
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New Hampshire primary: Santorum under fire and Romney snubbed - live
The Guardian
12.23pm: Bill Burton of the Obama campaign today previews the line of attack that Mitt Romney would face if he became the GOP nominee. Butron's statement comes on the back of Romney's message on job growth getting a little tarnished by the latest ...
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The Guardian
Your Beermonger: The Dark Arts
ARL now
Continuing our “Beer 101” series discussing what you really need to know as you begin your journey into the world of craft beer, let's take a look at dark beers. Today we'll be covering the basics: Brown Ale, Porter, and Stout. ...
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Blair, Brown, Major. In 100 years they will be long forgotten. But the world...
Daily Mail
Who among us, after all, would want to return to the days when factories were disrupted by endless strikes and when our cities were sinking beneath a tide of festering bin-bags? For today's politicians, the Iron Lady's career offers compelling lessons. ...
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Daily Mail
NewMarket Advisory Arranges New Credit Facility for Fast Growing Logistics Company
MarketWatch (press release)
LAS VEGAS, Jan 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEWMARKET ADVISORY, LLC ("NewMarket"), an international business finance consulting firm, today announced that it has arranged a new credit facility for All Access International, ("the Company") a Logistics ...
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UN a tool of international Zionist power: activist
Tehran Times
The same UN that now seeks to turn Syria into another Iraq or Libya 2.0. And besides, what is the UN really? As is the case with all matters of history and the revisionism that follows, we must return to the beginning; the origins. ...
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Hichem Karoui: Real world and wishful thinking
Gulf Today
The real problem today is not much about how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions than how to make Iran behave as a responsible country. Many little countries, with no military ambition at all, have earned the respect of the world powers, just because ...
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All these electric cars – who's going to buy them?
The Guardian
Now all the major companies boast fuel-efficient technology and less thirsty cars that make the switch to hybrid or electric vehicles more difficult for consumers to make on a purely economic level. Paul Taylor, the National Automobile Dealers ...
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Gina Carano's MMA talents hit the big screen in 'Haywire'
USA TODAY (blog)
By Tom Weir, USA TODAY When Hollywood offers parts to people from the world of sports, they're usually just cameos where the jocks play themselves. But in the case of Gina Carano the upcoming movie Haywire goes all in with the former female face of MMA ...
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Warren Moon: Blackmon is Dez Bryant with 'brain cells'
USA TODAY (blog)
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Alabama's Nick Saban shares something with Bill O'Brien
USA TODAY
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Christmas Message of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
Interfax-Religion
Yet it is precisely the spiritual dimension which sheds light on the most important and grave challenge to our view of the modern world. This challenge is aimed at the destruction of the sense of morality embedded in our souls by God. Today we are told...
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Packaged Foods Mogul Starts International Christian TV Program
Sacramento Bee
"I asked Jesus if you still heal today, heal me now, and He did." That personal miracle opened the door to a flood of miracles, signs and wonders. Turner began going out to anyone who would listen to share his story and has dedicated his life to ...
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World's most expensive book, Birds of America, set to fetch $10m
The Guardian
Only 120 complete sets of Audubon's 435 hand-coloured, life-sized engravings of America's birds are believed to exist today, with the majority (107) owned by institutions. The last full edition of The Birds of America, which went up for auction in 2010 ...
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The Guardian
Old people scare me
ZDNet (blog)
... the threats we have today are very different from the threats they've known all their lives. Our elderly are enormous targets of opportunity for criminals. When it comes to the modern, online world, I worry about our elders. Now, I know some of you ...
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Branstad-Reynolds administration unveils final recommendations for world-class ...
Oskaloosa news
Kim Reynolds today released their final recommendations for restoring Iowa's standing as a leader in education and preparing all students to compete for jobs in a global economy. The document represents an overview of proposed education legislation ...
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Where to Go to Hear Music in 2012
New York Times
I've traveled all over the world — Europe, Africa, South America, Asia — and music is everywhere. People are full of music in Cairo, and music is on every street corner and temple in India. In terms of where to hear cutting-edge popular music today, ...
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New York Times
On Kawara at David Zwirner, a Million-Dollar Enigma
Daily Beast
Paintings from the Today series by On Kawara, installed in his exhibition at David Zwirner gallery in New York. Each one is painted on the day that it features, as a record of the artist's presence and life., Photo by Lucy Hogg And that's all any of us ...
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Daily Beast
No Longer Just a Pretty Face: How Social Media Has Changed the Modeling Industry
Fashionista
By Hayley Phelan Friday, Jan 6, 2012 / 2:30 PM 15 years ago, all a model had to do was show up and look pretty. But in today's social media-saturated world, a great pair of legs and killer cheekbones do not a supermodel make. ...
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Home > Opinion > Mort Zuckerman: We Must Reignite America's Can-Do Spirit
U.S. News & World Report
How much dimmer are the outside views of America today and how deflated Americans themselves feel! Much of the public dialogue is about decline and recession and the dysfunctions of the political processes at all levels, so much so that even the ...
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Pope Benedict XVI names 22 new cardinals
USA TODAY
By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY Pope Benedict XVI reshaped the College of Cardinals Friday by elevating 22 prelates, including the head of the Catholic bishops in the USA. By Louis Lanzano, AP New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is one of 22 prelates ...
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Dec. unemployment rate lowest in nearly 3 years
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Reality TV Tax Hikes? ABC Pushes a Kim Kardashian Tax
ChicagoNow (blog)
By publiusforum, today at 2:00 pm Here's a new way to try and hip-up the boring, ages-old, left-wing idea of tax hikes: link it to reality TV star Kim Kardashian. That is just what ABC News tried to do on the Wednesday, January 4 edition of ABC World ...
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Four digital resolutions for 2012
USA TODAY
If you use an external hard drive or flash drive, you have to remember to back up regularly. You can't make one backup today and then forget about it until March. In a crash, you'd lose all the information you created between now and then. ...
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China in US gunsights
BBC News
However China's economic influence does now span the world. America and China are bound by mutual self-interest. But the review is clear there is a real lack of trust. "Our two countries have a strong stake in peace and stability in East Asia and an ...
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BBC News
Rise of the Magi: On Three Kings Day, Believers and Atheists Should Call a Truce
TIME (blog)
6, kids all over the Spanish-speaking world will get Christmas toys. Not from Santa Claus but from Los Reyes Magos — the Magi, aka the Wise Men or Three Kings, who according to Biblical tradition followed a star to worship the newborn Jesus and offer ...
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TIME (blog)
Syria: Damascus 'suicide attack' - live updates
The Guardian
Its head, Colonel Riad al-Asaad, had warned that if the observers did not make progress, the FSA would "take a decision which will surprise the regime and the whole world". Asaad has blamed the regime for today'sattack in Midan but at the same time ...
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The Guardian
Patriarch Kirill: Life's challenges are spiritual, not material
RT
Today we celebrate the mercy that our Lord kindly bestowed on us. He entered our sinful and fallen world and suffered death by crucifixion in order to give us a chance for salvation and encourage every one of us to withstand all hardships with grace ...
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Author's Three Books Speak Truths on Critical Themes in Today's World
Sacramento Bee
It's The Culture...! provides answers to these now highly important questions for America's security, for terror is a phenomenon found in the Middle East since time immemorial, of which our leaders should have been aware. ...
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Calling All Entrepreneurs – Sign Up For Startup America And Help Us Win
Business Insider
It helps us more efficiently connect with you and engage you in the Colorado startup community and we want to show the world how powerful the startup community is in Colorado. Plus, I'm now in a heated match for the number of startups – competing with...
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Danny Thomas at 100... and Today's Celebrity Dreamers
Huffington Post
My dad had a simple philosophy about the two kinds of people in the world -- those who stop at a traffic accident to see if they can help, and those who just drive by. Clearly, Dad was one who always stopped. And so I thought, this is a good time to ...
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Nigeria: Limits of a Milksop Nation
AllAfrica.com
A doubling of petrol prices is unthinkable in any hard-pressed Third World country except Nigeria. Why? Because it is a failed state. Nigeria's inexorable descent into theworld of state failure is now simply undeniable. ...
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6 Lessons of Obama's New Pentagon Plan for American Foreign Policy
The Atlantic
But there are some important signals here for how the world's richest country plans to conduct foreign policy and what role the world's strongest military will play in global affairs. All of these trends were already apparent in Obama's handling of the ...
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A Century of Health Care
Memphis Daily News
“We're the largest not-for-profit health care provider in the Mid-South, and one of the largest in the country today,” Reynolds said. “We're also the largest provider of TennCare and Medicaid in this community and in this region.” It all began on July ...
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Memphis Daily News
'World News Now' Celebrates 20 Years - TVNewser
By Chris Ariens
And this wasn't the only TV news morning marker Today. Sherwood's note, after the jump… From: Sherwood, Ben Sent: Friday, January 06, 2012 9:01 AM To: #ABCTVNews ALL Subject: Happy Birthday … World News Now! Congratulations ...
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Allies agree on early polls, divided on new provinces - Pakistan Today
By danish
Allies agree on early polls, divided on new provinces. News Comments ... A source told Pakistan Today that President Asif Ali Zardari took the leadership of all coalition partners into confidence over the government's decision to hold early elections, which was endorsed by heads of all parties in the coalition. “The president told ... “The ANP leadersnow are in a fix and they are more inclined towards the PML-N's stance on new provinces rather than the PPP,” the source said. The ANP ...
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In newsagents now - today's Evening Chronicle - Chronicle News ...
By ChronicleLive
HERE is a look at today's Evening Chronicle - available in all good shops and newsagents now. Your Chronicle is published Monday to Saturday and brings you all thenews from down your street. You can see front pages from recent editions ...
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“Disney 24″ Now All But Official | WDW News Today
WDW News Today is a daily source of news and information about the Walt DisneyWorld Resort in Orlando, Florida. Through providing pictures, videos, and ...
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Syria, Egypt and Middle East unrest - Thursday 29 December 2011 ...
The Guardian, UK and World news, User comments, Web ... The Arab League's observers are to visit three more cities today as part of their .... to extend and intensify his hunger strike and is now refusing all liquids, food and medication. ...
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