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Woods scandal cost shareholders up to $12 billion

MIAMI, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The sex scandal that engulfed Tiger Woods may have cost shareholders of companies endorsed by the world’s No.

Dutch to use full body scanners for US flights

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, issuing a report that called the failed Christmas Day airline bombing a "professional" terror at

N.H. Woman Sick With Anthrax After Going to Drum Circle

A New Hampshire woman diagnosed with a rare gastrointestinal anthrax case may have swallowed spores propelled into the air by vigorous drumming, a state health expert said.

Airline Terror Mission Blessed by Radical Imam

The Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner had his suicide mission personally blessed in Yemen by Anwar al-Awlaki, the Muslim imam suspected of radicalizing the Fort Hood shooting suspect, a U.S. intelligence source said.

City spending stimulus money on new tennis courts

The Bozeman City Commission authorized spending $49,140 in federal stimulus money on Monday to install new tennis courts at Bogert Park.

'Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants planning attacks from Yemen'

Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants are planning terror attacks from Yemen, the country’s Foreign Minister said today.

GM launches Pontiac, Saturn fire sale

NEW YORK - General Motors will offer auto dealers large incentives to move vehicles from its defunct Saturn and Pontiac brands, in a sale that deeply discounts the cars' sticker prices, the company said Tuesday.

Employers expecting more hires in 2010

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. employers expect to hire more new workers in 2010 than they did in 2009, a sign the U.S. recession may be easing its grip, research showed on Tuesday.

Intel Report: Iran Looking to Smuggle Raw Uranium

Iran is close to clinching a deal to secretly import 1,350 tons of purified uranium ore from Kazakhstan, according to a report obtained by the AP.

Study shows antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer

UNDATED - US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced stage, a study showed Monday.