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Posted on | December 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Obama, Boehner Go Mano A Mano

Speaker Boehner at a Friday news conference

Sunday meeting apparently without result

Morsi Annulls Controversial Decree
Opposition calls for more protests after demand for vote postponement rejected

Race To Replace Bloomberg Picks Up Speed
Lots of hype, lots of secrecy, only two declared candidates so far


POLITICS
House Democrats Push For Discharge Petition On Tax Rate Extension

Discharge petition sponsor Tim Walz (D-MN)

Walz hopes to split off 27 Republicans, do end run around Boehner

UC Students Arrested For Feeding Pot Brownies To Unknowing Victims; Three Hospitalized

Tea Party Losing Steam?

GOP Says No Retreat, No Surrender On Debt Ceiling Fight

Hillary For President In 2016?

Booker To Decide Soon On Christie Challenge

Homeless Numbers Steady In Latest Report, Some Improvement For Veterans

Newt Schools Lawrence O’Donnell On Clinton-Era Tax Cuts



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Falls For Fourth Straight Day: NYMEX $85.93, Brent $107.02
AIG Sells Unit To PRC Firm To Help Repay Bailout
Japan Revised GDP Signals Economy In Recession
PRC Export Growth Weaker Than Expected
Fed Likely To Continue Bond-Buying Program
PRC’s Wanxiang Wins Auction For US Government-Backed A123
Buying Time On Mississippi Rover Shipping Crisis
IBM Chip Aims To Use Silicon Nanophotonics In Bid To Speed Up Internet
Australian Police Warn Against Apple Maps, Citing “Potentially Life-Threatening Misdirection”
Apple, Google Team Up For $500 Million Bid On Kodak Patents
“Premium Suite” Packs Still More Features Into Galaxy S III
AT&T Adds $50 HTC One VX To Lineup
“Dark Souls II” Is Coming To Ruin Your Day



SPORTS
Royals Acquire Shields And Davis From Rays

James Shields

Kansas City gets two proven quality starters for top prospects Myers, Odorizzi


Grieving Cowboys Rally Past Bengals, 20-19


Kick Returns Ignite Giants In Win Over Saints

Redskins Rally To Beat Ravens 31-28 In OT After RG3 Hurt

Packers Keep Win Streak Alive With 27-20 Win Over Lions

Knicks Pull Away Late To Top Denver

Cardinals’ Woes Continue With 58-0 Rout By Seahawks

Fehr Maintains NHL, Players Were Close To Deal



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jenni Rivera, “Queen Of Banda”, Dies In Plane Crash

Jenni Rivera, 1969-2012, RIP

Star of Mexican music, Telemundo reality show dies en route to concert; was signed to ABC sitcom deal

Brandi Glanville To Undergo Breast Surgery For Tumor

Lindsay Lohan: I Can Barely Pay My Rent!

Rep: No, Jenifer Aniston Is Not Pregnant

Gwen Stefani Joins Hubby Gavin Rossdale On Stage In LA

Dallas Cowboys Player Jerry Brown Killed In Auto Wreck; Teammate Josh Brent Arrested

Katt Williams Arrested Again

First Look At “The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug”

Charlie Sheen’s Ex Brooke Mueller Hospitalized



FOREIGNERS
Norks Delay Rocket Launch
Morsi Orders Military To Cooperate With Police To Maintain Order
Ghana’s President Wins Re-Election; Opposition Claims Results Manipulated
EU Less Than Peaceful Ahead Of Nobel Ceremony
Rebel Gains In Syria Embolden Lebanese Sunnis
Venezuela’s Chavez Announces Return To Cuba As Cancer Strikes Again
Exit Polls Point To Landslide For Romania’s Ruling Alliance
Italy’s President Napolitano Wonders How Markets Will React To Premier Monti’s Call For Early Elections
BJP’s Narendra Modi Invokes Facebook Arrests To Counter PM Singh’s Comments On Minority Insecurity In Gujarat



BLOGS & STUFF
Althouse: Why Can’t David Savage Read?
NewsBusters: George Will – “Opposition To Gay Marriage Is Literally Dying”
WSJ: The Republican Tax Panic
William Kristol: The Journal’s Tax Advice
Rick Moran: Raising Tax Rates Only Part Of The Deal
Jazz Shaw: Hillary’s Not-So-Smooth Path To The White House
Algemeiner: Egypt’s Opposition Calls For More Protests Against Morsi
Jihad Watch: Syrian Rebels Say Christians Can Only Live In Postwar Syria If They Pay The Jizya
Weasel Zippers: Syrian Rebels’ Most Effective Fighting Force? Al Qaeda
Vodkapundit: Tax THIS!
Protein Wisdom: “So Who Will Tell The Truth – And Then Act On It?”

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