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Thailand’s Yingluck Shinawatra Proposes Referendum – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDemocrat leader and former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks along with his party members in Bangkok on Sunday. Associated Press. BANGKOK—Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday proposed a referendum to decide her political …Thai crisis deepens as opposition quits parliamentTimes of IndiaYingluck Offers to Hold Thai Referendum on Unelected CouncilBusinessweekThai opposition Democrat […]

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South Korea will expand its air defense zone, defense ministry says – Washington Post

Washington PostTOKYO — South Korea on Sunday announced the expansion of its air defense identification zone, extending it farther south into an area that overlaps with similar zones of Japan and China. The South’s decision, widely expected after a week of government …South Korea expands air defense zone in reaction to ChinaCNNSKorea Announces Expanded Air […]

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Hagel: Afghan minister says security pact to be signed in ‘timely manner’ – CNN

CNN(CNN) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his Afghan counterpart assured him that an important security pact will be reached with Kabul in a “timely manner,” despite a failure so far to forge a deal. Hagel made the remark during a visit to Afghanistan …Hagel Gets Assurances on Afghan DealVoice of AmericaUS-Afghan security pact […]

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Russia and Ukraine leaders seek partnership treaty – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych has held unscheduled talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on a strategic partnership treaty. Thousands of protesters continue to block government buildings and occupy the main square in the capital, Kiev.Ukraine Government Pursues Russia TiesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyPresident accused of “selling” Ukraine to Russia after latest talks with PutinIrish TimesWith Protests at […]

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Microsoft Steps up Fight on Cyber Criminals – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressMicrosoft has stepped-up their fight on cyber criminals by partnering with the FBI, A10 Networks, and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, to fight the ZeroAccess Botnet. Microsoft has announced they have stepped-up their fight on cyber criminals by …Microsoft and FBI Claim to Stamp Out Malware That Steals Ad DollarsMashableMicrosoft, Feds Disrupt ZeroAccess BotnetPC MagazineMicrosoft […]

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Grim ‘Furnace’ blows hot and cold – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldROUGH & TUMBLE: Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, and Casey Affleck, above, star in ‘Out of the Furnace.’ 1. Friday, December 6, 2013. PrintEmail Comments (0). By: James Verniere. “OUT OF THE FURNACE” Rated R. At AMC Loews Boston Common, …Movie review: Ladled with violence, ‘Out of the Furnace’ delves into life-changing …Pittsburgh Post Gazette‘Out […]

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Springsteen’s handwritten ‘Born to Run’ draft fetches $197000 – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Rocker Bruce Springsteen’s 1974 handwritten draft of his hit song “Born to Run” has sold for $197,000, auctioneers Sotheby’s said on Thursday. Springsteen’s “Born to Run,” the title song from his 1975 album of the same name, has become an …Springsteen’s handwritten ‘Born to Run’ lyrics sell for $197KCNNAuction: Springsteen manuscript sells for […]

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Tech stocks: Apple rises on Icahn plan, China deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYApple shares earned a slight bump in pre-market trading Thursday, following news of billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s push for a buyback plan and the company’s reported deal with China Mobile. Let’s begin with China Mobile and its potential deal with Apple …China Mobile still talking to Apple on iPhonesReutersChina Mobile iPhone deal helps lift […]

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China Warns of Bitcoin Risks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWhile the Chinese government doesn’t officially recognize Bitcoin, buyers there are nonetheless helping to fuel a boom in the four-year-old virtual currency. Bobby Lee of BTC China, the country’s largest Bitcoin exchange, tells Jake Lee what is fueling the …People’s Bank of China bans Bitcoin over ‘drugs and guns’ trade fearsRegisterBank of France […]

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Is Henrik Lundqvist worth $59 million to the New York Rangers? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNew York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist returns to action tonight a wealthier man with a seven-year, $59.5 million extension that will make him the NHL’s highest-paid goaltender. As we reported yesterday, beginning next season, he will get annual pay of …Henrik Lundqvist’s new contract: The good, the bad and the beautifulSportingNews.comHenrik Lundqvist’s new deal […]

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Dish Network to Bid in Spectrum Auction Next Month – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won’t face competition from the nation’s top cellphone carriers, according to a list released Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission …Dish, smaller carriers plan bids for H block spectrum auctionReutersVerizon gets FCC approval to buy Verizon WirelessMobile BurnDish […]

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Early Human Interbreeding More Widespread Than Thought, Study Suggests – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIn a prehistoric maternity test, scientists successfully sequenced the oldest known human DNA—more than 300,000 years old—and found a stranger in the mix, suggesting that interbreeding between early human species in Ice Age Europe was more …At 400000 Years, Oldest Human DNA Yet Found Raises New MysteriesNew York TimesDiscovery of oldest-yet human DNA […]

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China Issues 4G Mobile Licenses – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA Chinese vendor tested new screen products for Apple’s iPhone 5 at a mobile phone stall in Guangzhou city, China. Nov. 22. European Pressphoto Agency. BEIJING—China gave out licenses for speedier mobile services Wednesday, paving the way for the …UPDATE 1-China issues 4G network licences to China Mobile, Unicom and …ReutersChina Mobile License […]

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SpaceX Rocket Successfully Launches Its First Commercial Satellite – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSpace Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully blasted its first commercial satellite into space on Tuesday, establishing itself as a low-cost alternative to legacy satellite-launch providers backed by U.S. and foreign governments. After three aborted …SpaceX rocket lifts off on first commercial satellite launchReutersSpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape CanaveralLos Angeles TimesSpaceX plans […]

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Meet Madison Square Garden’s new franchise: Billy Joel – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOYSTER BAY, N.Y. — Madison Square Garden, home to basketball’s Knicks and Liberty and hockey’s Rangers, is adding another New York institution to its collection of franchises: Billy Joel. Joel, who had already announced four upcoming concerts at the …Billy Joel to perform monthly at NYC’s Madison Square Garden as long as fans …Fox […]