Forbes - - 41 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- Uncle Sam wanted to scare people away from offshore tax havens. Those efforts appear to be succeeding. Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman announced that more than 14700 US taxpayers have participated in a ...
GETTING PERSONAL: IRS Details Map To Find UBS Tax Fraud Wall Street Journal
Voice of America - 5 hours ago
By VOA News An international watchdog group says Afghanistan and Iraq, two countries that receive billions of dollars in international aid, are among the world's most corrupt nations.
Somalia still top of corruption list BBC News
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
The former vice presidential candidate's autobiography assigns plenty of blame but doesn't give much credit where it's due.
Sarah Palin 'Going Rogue' to the White House? Polls say no. Christian Science Monitor
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The United States has voiced its "dismay" over Israel's approval of 900 additional housing units at a Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem.
Palestinians, US, UK criticize Jerusalem plan The Associated Press
Hindu - - 28 minutes ago
TOWARDS CONSENSUS: Chinese President Hu Jintao escorts US President Barack Obama past a guard of honour at a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday.
During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities New York Times
AFP - 3 hours ago
ROME - Some countries have already been successful in the fight against hunger which affects more than one billion people worldwide, the UN food agency said Tuesday.
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CNN International - 1 hour ago
Sen. Harry Reid accused Republicans of trying to dodge a full Senate debate on health care. Washington (CNN) -- The Senate's top Democrat declined Tuesday to say when he would introduce a hotly anticipated health care reform bill.
AP sources: Long-term care in Senate health bill The Associated Press
Reid on health care bill: 'Very soon' USA Today
Voice of America - - 33 minutes ago
The US Army reported Tuesday that the number of suicides among soldiers this year has already equaled the number for all of last year, and so will rise for the fifth consecutive year, in spite of a major effort to combat the trend.
Army suicides to top 2008, but progress reported The Associated Press
CNN - - 30 minutes ago
Watch full coverage on the Shaniya Davis case on HLN's "Nancy Grace" at 8 and 10 pm ET. (CNN) -- A body found Monday beside a North Carolina road is that of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, who was reported missing a week ago, ...
Video: Raw Video: Moment Searchers Found Girl's Body The Associated Press Video: Raw Video: Moment Searchers Found Girl's Body The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--At least two of Citigroup Inc.'s (C) top executives are seeing their pay cut substantially, the bank disclosed Tuesday.
Wall Street Journal - 25 minutes ago
Salesforce.com Inc.'s (CRM) fiscal third-quarter profit more than doubled on higher sales and strong customer growth. Shares sank 5.9% to $61.87 in after-hours trading although the online business-software maker's earnings were in line with and revenue ...
Salesforce.com Posts Profit Gain, Sales Rise 20% FOXBusiness
Bloomberg - - 55 minutes ago
Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc., under fire in Washington for setting aside billions of dollars for bonuses a year after getting a taxpayer bailout, is preparing to team up with Warren Buffett to ...
Goldman Sachs says sorry Reuters Blogs (blog)
PC World - 5 minutes ago
Microsoft unveiled plans to kick off 2010 by launching the Azure cloud computing platform into production server status. Details were also shared about a cloud project for developers codenamed 'Dallas'.
Microsoft Launches Azure Beta InformationWeek
Microsoft's cloud computing system is growing up The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space shuttle Atlantis' astronauts scoured their ship Tuesday for any signs of launch damage while pursuing the International Space Station.
TechNewsWorld - - 1 hour ago
Google's new YouTube Direct offering acts as a mediator between citizen journalists and established news outlets eager to use the video footage they provide.
youtube tries to help media find more free video The Associated Press
People Magazine - - 27 minutes ago
When Robert Pattinson bared his glistening chest in Italy last spring, Twi-hards nearly went blind. Now, the Twilight hunk breaks his silence on nearly taking it all off in New Moon!
Newsday - - 23 minutes ago
Those of who grew up alongside MTV and watched this show were no doubt slightly dismayed when they heard the news of his Ober's death.
Ken Ober Dies: Ken Ober, Host of 'Remote Control' Dies at 52 Associated Content
'Remote Control' gameshow host Ken Ober dies at 52 The Associated Press
New York Daily News - - 2 hours ago
Even though Levi Johnston didn't bare all for Playgirl magazine, the Alaskan hunk did not disappoint. The magazine has posted a teaser image on its Web site, showing the glistening 19-year-old seductively posing along a tiled wall.
Levi: Looks at Palin 'with disgust' United Press International
Levi Johnston's first Playgirl pic unveiled Zap2it.com
MLB.com - 27 minutes ago
The voting for the Cy Young Award continues to be much tidier than the voting for Most Valuable Player. The victory of Kansas City's Zack Greinke in the 2009 American League Cy Young voting proves that point.
Zack Greinke wins American League Cy Young award Kansas City Star
The Associated Press - - 57 minutes ago
ORCHARD PARK, NY - Dick Jauron was fired by Buffalo on Tuesday with the Bills off to a 3-6 start and among the lowest scoring teams in the NFL.
Ex-Lion Dick Jauron fired as Bills coach The Detroit News
ESPN - 2 hours ago
ESPN.com senior NFL analyst John Clayton weighs in on the Browns, Larry Johnson, Bill Belichick's decision to go for it on fourth down against the Colts and the four coaches who could be fired after just one season on the job.
What Larry Johnson and Michael Vick Have in Common SportingNews.com
Bengals make it official with Larry Johnson Sports Network
Bloomberg - - 29 minutes ago
Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Annual mammograms for most women in their 40s have more drawbacks than benefits, said a panel of US doctors that recommended women wait until age 50 to start getting breast cancer screening tests every two years.
The Associated Press - - 57 minutes ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - You can't blame this one on McDonald's: Researchers have found signs of heart disease in 3500-year-old mummies.
Even ancient Egyptians suffered hardening of the arteries, CT scans show Los Angeles Times
Bizjournals.com - 1 hour ago
Although the region is likely to see more long lines this week for the next community clinic for the H1N1 vaccine, a new poll reports nearly half of adults at risk are not interested.
County plans two H1N1 clinics Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
New York Times - - Nov 14, 2009
BEFORE millions of television viewers, under the dewy and beneficent gaze of Oprah Winfrey, the two of them traded moony glances. They held hands.
Wall Street Journal - - 19 hours ago
ATLANTA -- In the waning days of the Great Recession, the federal government is still jumpstarting the economy and propping up financial markets.
TIME - - 4 hours ago
Global warming is a problem that spans the entire world, but when it comes to figuring out how to stop it, the burden will largely fall on two countries: the US and China.
New York Times - - Nov 14, 2009
“Going Rogue,” the title of Sarah Palin's erratic new memoir, comes from a phrase used by a disgruntled McCain aide to describe her going off-message during the campaign: among other things, for breaking with the campaign over its ...
Wall Street Journal - - Nov 13, 2009
They pour, sip and, with passion and snobbery, glorify or doom wines. But studies say the wine-rating system is badly flawed. How the experts fare against a coin toss.