News Links 12-19-11

POLITICS ‎ ‎
The Hill Poll: Obama Won’t Win Re-Election
Obama admits he wants socialism for America
Congress Continues to Fail America
Obama and the Keynesians Total Fail
Eric Holder Tells NY Times He’s Taking Hits For Obama Because “We Are Both African American”
Family Of Agent Killed By ‘Fast And Furious’ Rifle Demands Accountability
Congress’ big compromise on terrorism leaves open questions, could complicate …
Wyden Seeks Probe of FBI Use of Carrier IQ
Carrier IQ – Unintended Consequences: Oops, There’s a Bug!
UK Refusing To Help With EU Bailout Fund
Haiti Prime Minister Calls for International Aid to pass through government…‎

 

BUSINESS
AT&T Pulls $39 Billion T-Mobile Bid
Bank of America Dips Below $5 First Time Since March 2009
Bi-Lo to Buy Winn-Dixie for $560 Million to Expand in South
Saudi prince invests $300 million in Twitter (video)

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Philippines death toll passes 900
Financial aid gathered for music school in Haiti

 

LAW
Study: Significant Number of Young Americans Get Arrested
Man sets 64-yr-old woman on fire in elevator
Jamaica police seize over 200lbs cocaine‎
Prosecutors claim Bradley Manning wanted to remove ‘the fog of war’

Leveson inquiry: brother of dead phone hacking whistle-blower to give evidence
Intercepting voicemails began at The Sun, inquiry is told
Reporter’s brother: Hacking was routine at The Sun
‎Hoare ‘named eight NoW staff linked to hacking’
Phone Hacking ‘Started At The Sun Before Transferring To News Of …
News of the World accessed Sir Alex Ferguson’s medical records
Rupert Murdoch: The Year’s Worst Fall From Grace‎
The hacking inquisitors: ‘People thought I was a paranoid …
‎Hundreds of computers linked to press hackers
US pension fund seeks answers over News Corp hacking


MEDICINE
FDA warns man to stop donating sperm over internet
Tanning lotion users more likely to stay out of sun
LA schools’ healthful lunch menu panned by students

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Early Estimates Put State’s Tree Loss From Drought At 500 Million
Did a U.S. Radar Research Station Disable Russia’s Phobos Probe?
Apple Wins Partial Victory on Smartphone Patent Claim
Does your phone have Carrier IQ? Now you can know
How to remove Carrier IQ from your BlackBerry Smartphone
Sprint’s Decision to Stop Using Carrier IQ a Win for Privacy Advocates

 

ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS  
Oprah Winfrey Calls Kim Kardashian “Phony” Over Haiti Trip‎
Professor claims NYU fired him after he gave James Franco a ‘D’
Selena Gomez’ Mom Suffers Miscarriage
Should Slim Dunkin’s Death Shock Us?‎
Waka Flocka Vents On Slim Dunkin’s Death Via Twitter
Slim Dunkin Murder Details Emerge
Graham Brown, Sanford & Son Actor, Dies of Pulmonary Failure at 87
Dan Frazer, Kojak Actor, Dies In New York Aged 90‎
Musicians end ‘strike’ on Radio Cymru over ‘pitiful’ payments …‎

 

SPORTS   ‎
Manchester City 1 Arsenal 0
Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny cannot imagine finishing below Tottenham‎
Manchester United target Tiote
Battle at the bottom for two bosses on the brink
Blackburn’s owners Venky’s must listen to the people and show manager Steve …
Sandro issues title challenge against Chelsea
Scottish Premier League clubs agree to reintroduce standing areas
Cam Newton throws 2 TD passes as Panthers end Texans’ win streak at seven with …
Phillies, SS Jimmy Rollins finalize 3-year, $33 million contract
Vanessa Bryant had enough of Kobe’s ways‎
J’can Samuels scores 15 in Cavs pre-season win

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