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Post-Holiday Lull on Asia Markets

WSJ US News - 2 hours 5 min ago
Asian markets were mixed in quiet trade, as Japanese stocks edged lower following a soft reading on inflation, while Chinese stocks inched up.
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College sees small, big benefits with loan promise

US News and World Report - 2 hours 51 min ago
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — When it came time to pick a college, Abby Slusher leaned toward a private school near her southeastern Michigan home for the small campus and class sizes. Her mother pushed Adrian College for another reason: A new program guaranteeing every graduate would make more than $37,000, or get some or all student loans reimbursed.
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Crawford, Paul lead Clippers over Warriors 100-86

US News and World Report - 3 hours 1 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 22 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors their second loss at Staples Center in three days with a 100-86 victory Thursday night.
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Israel's ultra-Orthodox mull bigger role for women

US News and World Report - 3 hours 1 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — A struggle for women's rights is brewing within Israel's deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox community, where women, largely shut out of politics, are beginning to demand greater representation in the country's parliament.
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Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami

US News and World Report - 3 hours 56 min ago
KHAO LAK, Thailand (AP) — Beachside memorials and religious services were held across Asia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that left more than a quarter million people dead in one of modern history's worst natural disasters.
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New York's Startup State of Mind

US News and World Report - 4 hours 22 min ago
Rather than imitate Silicon Valley, New York City tech companies are playing to Gotham's strengths.
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George Washington upsets No. 11 Wichita St, 60-54

US News and World Report - 4 hours 24 min ago
HONOLULU (AP) — Kethan Savage sparked a late rally and scored 12 points to lead George Washington to a 60-54 upset over No. 11 Wichita State in the final of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday night.
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Sony says online PlayStation disrupted

US News and World Report - 4 hours 31 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — Sony's online PlayStation store and Microsoft's Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.
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Pau Gasol leads Bulls past Lakers, 113-93

US News and World Report - 5 hours 41 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Pau Gasol had 23 points and 13 rebounds against his former team and the Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles 113-93 on Thursday night with Lakers star Kobe Bryant resting his sore body.
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Xbox, PlayStation Networks Hit With Connection Problems

WSJ US News - 5 hours 42 min ago
Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Networks experienced user-connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.
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Xbox, PlayStation Networks Hit With Connection Problems

WSJ Technology - 5 hours 42 min ago
Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Networks experienced user-connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.
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Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami

US News and World Report - 6 hours 16 min ago
KHAO LAK, Thailand (AP) — Beachside memorials and religious services were planned across Asia to mark 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami slammed into a dozen nations and killed nearly a quarter million people.
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Unruly passenger forces Delta plane to land in Albuquerque

US News and World Report - 6 hours 22 min ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a disruptive passenger forced a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles to land at the Albuquerque International Sunport between 6 and 7 p.m. Thursday.
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Singapore Exchange Forging Ground in Derivatives

WSJ US News - 6 hours 38 min ago
Starved of growth at home as stock trading volumes plummet, Singapore’s exchange is pushing into Asia’s riskier markets to stay competitive.
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French Carpooling Service BlaBlaCar Gains Traction

WSJ Technology - 7 hours 36 min ago
Eight-year-old carpooling service BlaBlaCar is gaining on the back of Europe’s deteriorating public-transport and as a low-key and long-distance alternative to trains.
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Arians reportedly to go back to Lindley as starter

US News and World Report - 7 hours 42 min ago
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals went back to work Thursday amid media reports that coach Bruce Arians has changed his mind and decided to start Ryan Lindley at quarterback Sunday in the regular-season finale at San Francisco.
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NSA Forced to Spell Out Violations After Suit

WSJ Technology - 7 hours 45 min ago
The National Security Agency has released heavily redacted reports detailing its employees’ violations of individual Americans’ privacy in the broad surveillance net cast after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
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At Facebook, Boss Is a Dirty Word

WSJ Technology - 8 hours 25 min ago
Facebook has embraced young workers and crafted management techniques around these millennials. Employees are given unusual freedom to choose, and change, assignments and performance reviews are focused on strengths.
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S&P Nears Settlement on Real-Estate Bond Ratings

WSJ US News - 8 hours 27 min ago
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services is nearing a settlement with regulators over their investigation of how the company graded real-estate bonds, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Shoppers' Late Rush Gives Hope to Retail

WSJ US News - 8 hours 33 min ago
American shoppers may have delivered a welcome Christmas gift to retailers: the best holiday sales growth in three years.
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