Netflix doubles CEO Hastings' pay

CNN - Canada

When the streaming-video site Netflix suffered an outage on Christmas Eve, millions of Americans confronted the terrifying possibility of an evening of spent talking with their relatives instead of re-watching Die Hard. I predict that DIRECTV will buy Netflix. Considering that Netflix next year will face even tougher competition from such heavyweights as Amazon, Intel, […]

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President George HW Bush Out Of Intensive Care

NPR

After spending nearly a week in the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital in Houston, former President George H.W. Bush has been moved out of the ICU. "President Bush's condition has improved, so he has been moved today from the intensive care unit Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized in Houston recovering from an […]

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After Christmas Sales Attract Large Numbers

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Retailers are hoping today was a big day for people out looking for some deals. Because so far this holiday shopping season has been the weakest since 2008. If Christmas presents didn't have to be given on Dec. 25, we could all save a considerable amount of money. Because many items go on sale well […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Django Unchained' Beats Out 'Les Miserables,' 'The Hobbit …

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But ever since 1985 when the English-language musical version began devouring the world, nobody says “Misérables.” Now it's just “Les Miz,” and that evokes an altogether different state of despair. The miz don't need food, shelter, or clothing — there The film features excellent singing, for the most part, but it also emphasizes fragility in […]

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After Christmas Sales Attract Large Numbers

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Photo by Brian Harkin Now that we've covered your best bets at all of the department and mall store after-Christmas sales, it's time to hunt down the bargains at Now that we've covered your best bets at all of the department and mall store after-Christmas sales, it's time to hunt down the bargains at local […]

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Case McCoy: Realistic Expectations for Texas Longhorns QB in 2013

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Texas has sent home backup quarterback Case McCoy and injured linebacker Jordan Hicks on the eve of the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio for violating team rules, a person with knowledge of the suspensions told The Associated Press. The person spoke to Two University of Texas football players were suspended for breaking team rules Friday, […]

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Kay Leads Cincinnati Past Duke In Belk Bowl, 48-34

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We looked, and they don't sell speedos in the men's section of Belk. You know, if you wondered if they sell grape-smugglers. Ah, preposterous, you say, I'd never wear a speedo, or any other form-fitting beachwear. You say that, but if we'd told you David Cutcliffe has dragged Duke to six wins and a bowl […]

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In Memoriam: Norman Schwarzkopf

ABC News

Norman Schwarzkopf, the retired general best known for his command of Desert Storm, died Thursday at age 78. His career was remembered by politicians and fellow members of the military, who eulogized him as, in the words of Colin Powell, "a great General H. Norman Schwarzkopf — the commander of U.S. forces during the first […]

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David Letterman Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Ray …

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The ceremony, which was held at the beginning of the month, honored David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and the rock band Led Zeppelin. The ceremony, which was held at the beginning of the month, honored David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and the rock band Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin fans, […]

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After Christmas Sales Attract Large Numbers

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The story of crowds overrunning stores the day after Christmas continued its shift to near-mythical status Wednesday as consumers' ongoing frugality – combined with the growing community of online-shopping devotees – meant that postholiday commerce Retailers are hoping today was a big day for people out looking for some deals. Because so far this holiday […]

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