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Coakley concedes race to Brown

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Scott Brown has won the US Senate seat, which was left vacant due to Edward Kennedy’s death. With his unexpected victory, Martha Coakley loses the Massachusett Senate Race 2010. The late Ted Kennedy held the US Senate seat for more than 46 years.
Martha Coakley had telephoned Brown and conceded the election and she also said that she would be honest about the assessment of the race. The result was heartbroken for her, as she was not expecting it. According to the reports, which issued at 9:15pm Brown was leading Coakley 52.3% to 46.7%. Martha Coakley has conceded in Massachusetts Senate race against Republican Scott Brown.
Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) also released a statement and said that he had prepeared it on Monday to save his time.

She congratulated Scott Brown on the campaign and wished him well in the very consequential days he has ahead as he goes to Washington to take the seat that Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal icon, held for 46 years," King said, reporting from Brown's Election Night gathering.

Reaction to Massachusetts senate result

Scott Brown defeated Democrat Martha Coakley to win Ted Kennedy's seat in Massachusetts. How bad is the result for Obama and the Democrats? Follow rolling updates on the reaction to the result
Matt Weaver has gone on to more important things - speaking of which, it's a relief that in the wake of Haiti's targedy that no one is describing this election result as "a political earthquake". Or maybe they are.
As America is waking up to the news that the Democratic majority in the Senate is now just 18, the Democratic party is assembling a circular firing squad to see what can be learned from the debacle.


Google and Viacom in legal battle over YouTube Infringement

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Media Company Viacom Inc had filed a $1 billion copyright claimontrary toy to Google's YouTube in 2007. Some reports intimatee with the purpose of the purpose of the instanceance would reap zip this time this time.

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