Payroll Tax: Congressional leaders are gauging lawmakers' reactions to a tentative deal extending a 2 percentage-point payroll tax cut and extra jobless benefits through 2012, the Associated Press reports.
LightSquared Denied: The Federal Communications Commission said yesterday it won’t let LightSquared begin service after an Obama administration adviser found that it disrupts navigation gear used by planes, boats and autos, leaving billionaire Philip Falcone with limited options to salvage value from the assets and dealing a blow to efforts to increase industry competition, Bloomberg reports.
China iPad Fight: A debt-laden Chinese technology firm seeking to ban all shipments of Apple's popular iPad tablet into and out of the country has been told that China's customs authorities are unlikely to intervene in the trademark battle, Reuters reports.
Blunt Force Trauma: A Virginia medical examiner on Tuesday told jurors that Yeardley Love died from blunt force trauma to her head. The testimony came on the seventh day of the trial of George Huguely V, 24, who has been charged with murder in Love’s death, The Washington Post reports.
Captured: After almost 20 years as a wanted man in England, the suspect the British tabloids called “Fast Eddie” saw his restless run from the law come to an unexpected end last week, his tale of international intrigue emerging in startling contrast to his ordinary life in this mostly rural corner of southwest Missouri, The New York Times reports.