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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators are treating a car bomb defused in New York's Times Square as an attempted terrorist attack but have no evidence to support a Taliban claim of responsibility, police said on Sunday.
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Reuters - - 21 minutes ago
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
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Checks with 50 Apple retail stores have led one prominent analyst to predict Apple sold about 300000 iPad 3G units, including preorders, over the device's first weekend of sales.
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NetworkWorld.com - - 1 hour ago
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Houston Chronicle - - 42 minutes ago
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Newsweek - - Apr 29, 2010
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CNN - - Apr 28, 2010
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msnbc.com - - Apr 29, 2010
A huge NASA balloon loaded with a telescope painstakingly built to scan the sky at wavelengths invisible to the human eye crashed in the Australian outback Thursday, destroying the astronomy experiment and just missing nearby onlookers.