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Egypt's Mubarak in Red Sea resort as protests rage

Posted: 02/11/2011 - A local government official says President Hosni Mubarak is in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 250 miles from the capital Cairo, where protesters are deluging squares and marching on presidential palaces and the State TV building.

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Use of e-cigs not allowed on US flights

Updated: 02/11/2011 - The U.S. Department of Transportation says the use of smokeless electronic cigarettes on airplanes is prohibited and plans to issue an official ban this spring.

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Air traffic control error numbers double

Posted: 02/11/2011 - Safety experts are puzzled about why reports of mistakes by air traffic controllers have nearly doubled in a time of unparalleled aviation safety in the United States.

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White House calls situation in Egypt `fluid'

Posted: 02/10/2011 - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says developments remain fluid in Egypt and he is not confirming reports that President Hosni Mubarak is leaving office.

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SC police laud workers for saving infant in toilet

Posted: 02/09/2011 - A quick-thinking cleaning crew is credited for saving the life of a newborn boy left abandoned and choking in the cold water of a South Carolina sports arena toilet.

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US corn reserves hit lowest level in 15 years

Posted: 02/09/2011 - U.S. reserves of corn have hit their lowest level in over 15 years in part because of higher demand from the ethanol industry, reflecting tighter supplies that will lead to higher food prices in 2011.

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Egyptian opposition defiant over VP's warning

Posted: 02/09/2011 - Anti-government protesters are remaining defiant in Egypt, following a warning by the vice president that if protesters don't negotiate, there could be a "coup."

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Palace nixes 3D TV broadcast of UK royal wedding

Posted: 02/08/2011 - Palace authorities say Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding will not be filmed in 3D because of the space needed for the format's cameras and relatively small demand.

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Egyptian Google executive arrives at Cairo square

Posted: 02/08/2011 - Protesters in Cairo's central square are hailing a young marketing manager for Google credited with inspiring Egypt's uprising against President Hosni Mubarak (HOHS'-nee moo-BAH'-rahk).

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Feds fast-track mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy

Updated: 02/28/2011 - The U.S. Department of Energy says it intends to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, with a goal of issuing leases off four Atlantic Coast states by the end of the year.

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`The X Factor' winner to get $5 million contract

Posted: 02/07/2011 - The winner of Simon Cowell's upcoming game show on Fox will get a $5 million record deal. Fox says it believes that's the biggest guaranteed prize in television history.

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Overnight ratings up for Super Bowl

Posted: 02/07/2011 - Green Bay's victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl has surpassed last year's record-setting game in the Nielsen Co.'s preliminary ratings measurement of big cities.

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