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Irish cabinet to meet on deficit

BBC News - Business - 42 min 44 sec ago
The Irish government is to hold a cabinet meeting later to finalise its four-year-plan to cut its budget deficit.

Boston Bruins' Marc Savard skates, then deflects Colin Campbell e-mail controversy

ESPN - Sport News - 4 hours 26 min ago
Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard (post-concussion syndrome) rejoined his teammates on the ice for Saturday's morning skate, and afterward did his best to defuse a recent situation with NHL vice president Colin Campbell.

Stanford has a little Luck in victory over Cal

ESPN - Sport News - 4 hours 26 min ago
Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and led Stanford to scores on all eight possessions he played as the Cardinal beat California 48-14 Saturday for its most lopsided win in the Big Game in 80 years.

Minnesota Vikings activate wide receiver Sidney Rice

ESPN - Sport News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The Minnesota Vikings have activated wide receiver Sidney Rice.

Braun to Run for Chicago Mayor

NYT - Politics News - 4 hours 48 min ago
Former Senator Carol Moseley Braun kicked off her campaign for Chicago mayor Saturday, joining a crowded field that includes Rahm Emanuel.

Wisconsin rolls; Michigan's Robinson sets marks

ESPN - Sport News - 4 hours 55 min ago
Montee Ball and James White combined for 354 yards rushing and six touchdowns, leading Wisconsin one step closer to its first Big Ten championship since 1999 with a a 48-28 win at Michigan on Saturday.

Congressional Memo: In Wake of Losses, New Powers for a Political Master

NYT - Politics News - 5 hours 4 min ago
Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York is still No. 3 in the Democratic pecking order, but will work to more closely meld the party’s strategy and message.

Source: New Orleans Hornets agree in principle to trading Peja Stojakovic to Toronto Raptors in five-player deal

ESPN - Sport News - 5 hours 24 min ago
The New Orleans Hornets and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a five-player trade that would send Peja Stojakovic and Jarryd Bayless to the Raptors for Jarrett Jack, David Andersen and Marcus Banks, a source told ESPN.com Saturday.

Oklahoma St. earns share of Big 12 South title

ESPN - Sport News - 5 hours 35 min ago
Brandon Weeden passed for 389 yards and three touchdowns to lead Oklahoma State to a share of the Big 12 South title with a 48-14 win over Kansas on Saturday.

T.S.A. Grants Pilots an Exception to Screenings

NYT - Politics News - 5 hours 37 min ago
The Transportation Security Administration will let uniformed airline pilots skip body scans and pat-downs.

Rolling Stone hits the Middle East

BBC News - Business - 5 hours 56 min ago
Starting this month, music lovers can pick up a Middle Eastern version of Rolling Stone magazine.

Consumer Risks Feared as Health Law Spurs Mergers

NYT - Politics News - 5 hours 57 min ago
Consumer advocates fear that the new health care law could worsen some of the problems it was meant to solve — by reducing competition, driving up costs and creating incentives to stint on care.

Cost and Goals at Center of Arms Treaty Debate

NYT - Politics News - 6 hours 47 min ago
The $85 billion plan and the long commitment to upgrade nuclear weapons is at the center of the standoff.

Former NHL coach Pat Burns dies after battle with cancer

ESPN - Sport News - 6 hours 48 min ago
Former NHL coach Pat Burns, who led the New Jersey Devils to the 2003 Stanley Cup title, died of cancer on Friday. He was 58.

Alex Morgan scores for U.S. in women's soccer World Cup qualifier against Italy

ESPN - Sport News - 6 hours 57 min ago
Second-half substitute Alex Morgan put the United States a big step closer to the women's World Cup, scoring a last-gasp winner Saturday for a 1-0 victory over Italy in the first leg of a playoff to determine the final spot in next year's tournament.

NCAA rules Kansas freshman Josh Selby can play in December

ESPN - Sport News - 7 hours 13 sec ago
The NCAA on Friday announced that Kansas freshman Josh SelbyJosh Selby, the nation's No. 1 recruit, must sit out nine games and repay the $5,757.58 he received through impermissible benefits to the charity of his choice.

Jim Leyritz acquitted of DUI manslaughter in Florida

ESPN - Sport News - 8 hours 27 min ago
Former Yankee Jim Leyritz has been acquitted of DUI manslaughter in a case stemming from a 2007 crash that killed a Florida woman.

Questions for Nancy Pelosi: Minority Report

NYT - Politics News - 8 hours 49 min ago
The first woman to be speaker talks about losing the House of Representatives.

The Way We Live Now: Midterm Maneuvers

NYT - Politics News - 8 hours 51 min ago
Can a domestically weakened Obama help achieve peace in the Middle East?

Steve Nash of Phoenix Suns to remain sidelined with groin injury

ESPN - Sport News - 9 hours 12 min ago
Suns point guard Steve Nash will miss his second straight game against Charlotte with a strained groin.