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Scientists hunt ways to fight Alzheimer's earlier

Washington Post -
A fundamental shift is underway in how scientists look for ways to ward off the devastation of Alzheimer's disease - by testing possible therapies in people who don't show many symptoms, before too much of the brain is destroyed.
New plan to fight Alzheimer's
New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer's Before It Starts
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Romney Wins Republican Presidential Primary in Oregon, AP Says

BusinessWeek -
By Don Frederick on May 15, 2012 Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney won the Oregon primary, according to the Associated Press, following his victory earlier tonight in Nebraska.
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Romney hits back on economy, says Obama causing a 'prairie fire of debt' (+video)

Christian Science Monitor -
The GOP candidate was in Iowa, making his case that the President's administration has not done enough to keep the country fiscally sound.
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FOREX-Greek worries weigh on euro, risk currencies

Reuters -
* USD strong across the board, USD/JPY at 2-week high * Euro softer, may extend losses amid Greek uncertainty * Aussie at 5-mth low after breaching important support By Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - The euro hovered at four-month lows ...
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Nebraska's Deb Fischer Pulls Upset in Primary

Wall Street Journal -
By NAFTALI BENDAVID A state senator who had been stuck for weeks in third place in polls has won the GOP nomination for a US Senate seat from Nebraska, continuing a pattern of challengers successfully taking on prominent Republicans in party primaries.
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Iran nuclear talks: negotiators cite progress ahead of Baghdad meeting

Christian Science Monitor -
Two days of UN-IAEA talks in Vienna signal some flexibility on both sides ahead of key nuclear meeting in Baghdad next week. By Scott Peterson, Staff Writer / May 15, 2012 Herman Nackaerts, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of ...
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Murdoch exec Rebekah Brooks and husband charged in hacking case

Los Angeles Times -
Rebekah Brooks, former head of Rupert Murdoch's News International, was charged with three counts of trying to obstruct justice in Britain's phone-hacking and media corruption scandal.
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Sarkozy's Cuban heels let him see Hollande eye to eye

Sydney Morning Herald -
OFFICIALLY, Nicolas Sarkozy is 165 centimetres tall - five centimetres shorter than Francois Hollande. But the outgoing president's extravagant Cuban heels ensured that he could at least look his Socialist replacement in the eye when handing over the ...
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Roadside Blast Hits UN Convoy; 20 Killed at Syrian Funeral

Voice of America -
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says a roadside blast hit a convoy carrying a group of its unarmed observers near the Syrian city of Hama on Tuesday, damaging their vehicles but not injuring the monitors.
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Greek coalition talks collapse, forcing election next month

Toronto Star -
Elena Becatoros and Nicholas Paphitis Associated Press ATHENS—Greece headed into a month of political uncertainty after power-sharing talks collapsed Tuesday, triggering new elections that could determine whether the country retains its tenuous ...
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Boehner draws line in sand on debt ceiling

Christian Science Monitor -
The Speaker of the House says any raise in the debt ceiling must be accompanied by steep cuts. By Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press / May 15, 2012 Speaker John Boehner speaks at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation's 2012 Fiscal Summit on May 15 in ...
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Subdued Dimon is confronted over $2B trading loss

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By PALLAVI GOGOI, AP - 1 minute ago TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The CEO of JPMorgan Chase offered a quick but blunt apology to shareholders Tuesday for a $2 billion trading loss that "should never have happened" and survived a push to strip him of the title of ...
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US energy independence is no longer just a pipe dream

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By Tim Mullaney, USA TODAY Williamsport, Pa., used to be celebrated for its past - as the 1938 birthplace of Little League Baseball, which still plays its annual World Series nearby.
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Bush Dips a Toe Back Into Washington

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - In the three years since he left office, former President George W. Bush has largely stayed out of the political arena.
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What Ron Paul Wants If His Supporters Back Romney

PBS -
Ron Paul announced Monday that his campaign would not spend any more money in the presidential primaries. But he's not suspending his campaign.
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Obama dishes on Kardashians, 'Avengers,' on ABC's 'View'

Detroit Free Press -
How can we remain tough on crime without busting state and county budgets? One clear option is to...- 7:17 pm An exclusive interview with President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, aired on ABC's "The View' on Tuesday.
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HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE delayed due to US customs

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Are you eager to get your hands on an HTC One X or an Evo 4G LTE phone? If so, unfortunately, you might be waiting a bit longer than expected.
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Poll shows low opinion of Facebook; lack of trust may hold back ad sales

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - Facebook's reach is wide but not deep. Few users surveyed in an Associated Press-CNBC poll say they click on the site's ads or buy the virtual goods that make money for it.
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Ahead of IPO, GM to Quit Advertising on Facebook

New York Times -
Just days before Facebook is scheduled to hold its first public stock offering, which could value the company at more than $100 billion, one of the country's largest marketers has decided to remove its advertising from the social network.
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Report: Google Will Unveil Android 5.0 on Multiple Nexus-Branded Smartphones

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By Nathan Olivarez-Giles In support of its upcoming Android 5.0 operating system release, code-named Jelly Bean, Google will deploy the OS on not a single Nexus smartphone per Android tradition, but perhaps on five Nexus phones this fall - so says a ...
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'The Dictator' movie review

Washington Post -
“In loving memory of Kim Jong-Il,” reads an epigram at the beginning of “The Dictator,” Sacha Baron Cohen's latest send-up of political manners and American exceptionalism.
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Maria Menounos is no longer 'Dancing'

New York Daily News -
Even though partner Derek Hough dubbed her a “champion of life,” Maria Menounos lost her shot at being the Mirror Ball champ for this season of “Dancing With the Stars” Tuesday night.
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Glee Recap: Did New Directions Win Nationals?

E! Online -
Body-swapping, show choir, lots of emotional moments plus Lindsay Lohan? It must be a supersize night of Glee. Tonight's back-to-back episode extravaganza was full of many call backs to season one, which was especially poignant considering lots of the ...
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The Social Network's Aaron Sorkin to Write Steve Jobs Screenplay

E! Online -
Aaron Sorkin exclusively told E! News back in November that Sony Pictures Entertainment wanted him to write the Steve Jobs biopic, and now we can confirm that the Oscar-winning Social Network scribe will be indeed be penning the film's screenplay.
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Game updates: Clippers vs. Spurs, Game 1

Los Angeles Times -
The Clippers look to build off their series' victory over Memphis with a road victory over San Antonio. Point guard Chris Paul will look to lead the Clippers to victory against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on ...
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Miami Heat loses Game 2 to Indiana Pacers, series tied 1-1

MiamiHerald.com -
Miami Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wait while the Pacers shoot a foul shot in the first quarter as they play the Indiana Pacers' in Round 2, Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, May 15, ...
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Yankees handcuffed by Chen, Sabathia struggles in 5-2 loss to Orioles

Washington Post -
BALTIMORE - In one lamentable performance, CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees lost the handle on their long-term domination of the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
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UFC on Fuel 3: 'Zombie' Jung chokes out Poirier

USA TODAY -
By Sergio Non, USA TODAY FAIRFAX, Va. -- Dustin Poirier escaped one precarious situation after another for three rounds in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but he couldn't pull off another escape after Chan Sung "The Korean Zombie" Jung rattled his ...
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Lakers' Brown: 'We've already bounced back from adversity'

USA TODAY -
By J. Michael Falgoust, USA TODAY Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown yells to his team in action against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Monday.
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SpaceX Capsule Slated to Soar to Space Station on Saturday

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SpaceX announced that it is gearing up to launch its Dragon capsule toward the International Space Station on Saturday. If successful, the trip will mark the first time a private spacecraft has ever docked at NASA's habitable artificial satellite.
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Viruses used to power tiny device

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The researchers built a generator with a postage stamp-sized electrode and based on a small film of specially engineered viruses. When a finger tapped the electrode, the viruses converted the mechanical energy into electricity.
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Federal Panel Backs Easier Home Test for HIV

New York Times -
WASHINGTON (AP) - A panel of experts on Tuesday recommended the approval of the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test, meaning Americans may soon be able to give themselves a simple test for the virus that causes AIDS.
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Student infected with rare bacteria making progress

CNN -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The West Georgia University graduate student infected two weeks ago with a rare "flesh-eating" bacteria was making progress, albeit slowly, her father said Tuesday.

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