Tuesday, October 23, 2012


  • NHL Tries to Circumvent Players Union, Drawing Ire

    While owners, general managers and agents conduct informal communication during lockouts, the N.H.L.'s maneuver last week would be upsetting to the union, said Scott Rosner, a professor of sports business at the Wharton School of the University of ...


  • Buying the Vote on GMO's

    Supporters of ingredients derived from "genetically modified foods," which hereafter I'll call G.M.O.'s - genetically modified organisms - are mostly the chemical companies who make them or other people who make money from them.


  • DC's newest spectator sport: Debate watching

    D.C.'s newest spectator sport: Debate watching. 0. MTV +20 Pts; Email; Print. Law students talk with POLITICO at the Dubliner, an Irish bar near Union Station.


  • Robert S. McNamara's archive sells for $1 million at auction

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The personal archive of former Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, who served under President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban missile crisis 50 years ago, sold for over $1 million at auction, far exceeding a pre-sale ...


  • U.K.'s EE Reveals 4G Pricing Ahead of Oct. 30 Launch

    Top Searches; Online Backup · Windows 8 · Android · iPad. Trending; iPhone 5 · CDMA vs GSM · Win 8 · Sports Headphones · Home · Product Guides · Cell Phones; U.K.


  • NZ's Wheeler May Resist Rate-Cut Calls in First Policy Meeting

    There is a 92 percent chance of no change, according to swaps data compiled by Bloomberg, and the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research Inc.'s shadow board also sees Wheeler extending the pause. The Council of Trade Unions wants the new ...


  • S. Africa, DRC Presidents Sidestep DRC Crisis

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - Congolese President Joseph Kabila and South African President Jacob Zuma held a bilateral meeting Tuesday that coincides with a rising rebellion in Congo's east.


  • Obama's 'horses and bayonets' debate jab makes few ripples in Va.'s Navy country

    Obama's 'horses and bayonets' debate jab makes few ripples in Va.'s Navy country. Mark Wilson/Getty Images - During the final presidential debate, Republican challenger Mitt Romney contended that the Navy has fewer ships than it did in 1917.


  • S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Oct 24

    SEOUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets.


  • S'pore to build 4th storage tank at LNG terminal

    Speaking at the Gas Asia Summit, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Trade & Industry S Iswaran said the fourth tank will enhance the Singapore's energy security by allowing further diversification of its fuel sources. The ...


  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s return a big boost for Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson

    Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon were happy to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the team's competition debrief meeting Tuesday morning at Hendrick Motorsports.


  • Windows 8′s Start Screen: Navigating a brave new world

    [Note: This week, I'm looking at the various components of Windows 8. On Monday, I wrote about the tensions Windows users will face in using this reimagined operating system.


  • NY's top court declines to hear same-sex marriage appeal

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  • Chris Brown Teases UGLY's Bloody 'Red' Video: See It Here!

    Chris Brown Teases U.G.L.Y.'s Bloody 'Red' Video: See It Here! Brown plays director and embraces his goth side for rock band signed to his new label.


  • S Matt Hubley jumps on Wisconsin offer

    S Matt Hubley jumps on Wisconsin offer. October, 23, 2012. Oct 23. 6:06. PM ET. By Jared Shanker | ESPN.com. Recommend0 · Comments0 · Email · Print.


  • Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

    The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR ($1,299.95 direct) has long been the standard zoom lens for full-frame Nikon cameras.


  • Go hog wild, S'pore Style

    Go hog wild, S'pore Style. By Zaihan Mohd Yusof. Rebel Rider. She's heard almost all the disparaging remarks about women who ride motorcycles.


  • F.N.B.'s CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

    We expect the deal to be highly accretive on a marginal basis given its overall size relative to F.N.B.'s total asset base.


  • The "S" storm forms...

    However, the present system of using human names only began back in 1953, so there would be no "Sandy"s before that time, which accounts for two of those eight seasons (1887 and 1933).


  • Calif.'s first storm of season brings 2 feet snow

    Associated Press. (AP) Fall looked a lot like winter across Northern California on Monday as the first major storm of the season brought out snow plows on Interstate 80, prompted travel advisories at higher elevations and showered the rest of the ...


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