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1:08pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Lee MacPhail, Half Of Only Father-Son Duo In Baseball Hall Of Fame, Dies

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 1:37 pm

Lee MacPhail in 1985.
Marty Lederhandler AP

Former American League President Lee MacPhail, who as a baseball executive with the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles helped build World Series champions, has died. He was 95.

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12:46pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Coach Mike Brown Five Games Into The Season

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 12:49 pm

Former head coach Mike Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers gives instructions during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers in November.
Stephen Dunn Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Mike Brown only five games into the season.

In a press release, the Lakers said Assistant Coach Bernie Bickerstaff will take over in the interim.

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11:15am

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Obama Says He's 'Open To Compromise,' But Solutions Must Be 'Balanced'

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 12:08 pm

Vice President Biden looks on as President Obama speaks at the White House.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

The post-election negotiations over taxes, the economy and the so-called fiscal cliff moved into a new phase this afternoon when President Obama stepped up to a microphone at the White House to lay out his latest thoughts about what needs to be done.

In many ways, this words were echoes from the hard-fought campaign.

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11:11am

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

NASA Successfully Uses 'Interplanetary Internet' To Control Robot

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 5:18 pm

A diagram of a space Internet.
NASA

10:06am

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Iran Says It Shot At U.S. Drone, Because It Trespassed

In this Sept. 6, 2007 photo, an MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle flies over a range in Nevada.
MSgt. Scott Reed AP

The Iranian defense minister confirmed today that his forces had shot a U.S. drone. But Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi said it shot at the MQ1 Predator drone because it had trespassed into its airspace, The New York Times reports.

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