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Police close Delaware Weiner case | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-06-12

Philadelphia Inquirer -
WILMINGTON - Police have closed an investigation into the online contact between Rep. Anthony Weiner and a 17-year-old Delaware girl who started following the New York Democrat online after a class trip to the nation's capital earlier ...
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Raging Arizona blaze close to being the state's worst

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Firefighters claimed progress in battling a 15-day-old blaze in eastern Arizona as it inched closer Sunday to becoming the worst fire in the state's history.

US: Syria creating humanitarian crisis ‎

BBC News -
The United States says an ongoing military offensive in northern Syria has created a "humanitarian crisis". The comments come as two camps on Turkey's border with Syria are overflowing with Syrian refugees fleeing the crackdown on protests.

Ruler On Ice surprise winner in Belmont Stakes

Kansas City Star -
Jockey Jose Valdivia Jr. celebrates after Ruler On Ice won the Belmont Stakes horse race Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ELMONT, NY - Prior to Saturday's 143rd running of the ...

Casey Anthony's trial is one hot ticket

CNN International -
By Ann O'Neill, CNN Orlando, Florida (CNN) -- Casey Anthony, also known as the "tot mom," is no Lady Gaga, but her murder trial here is the hottest ticket in town.

Hochman: Watching Heat's lackluster LeBron a royal pain

Denver Post -
I watched Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Stoney's in Denver, where I didn't spot one person in Dallas garb, yet I might as well have been watching this thing with Mark Cuban, Dirk's mom and JR Ewing.

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Architect of blasts at US embassies killed in Somalia

Boston Globe -
AP / June 12, 2011 NAIROBI - The Al Qaeda mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces who did not ...

Blasts Kill 34 in Pakistan

Wall Street Journal -
AP PESHAWAR, Pakistan—Two explosions went off minutes apart in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar Sunday, killing 34 people and injuring nearly 100 in one of the deadliest attacks since the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden last month, ...

Turks vote in parliamentary elections -
More than 50 million expected to vote in Turkey as ruling party seeks third straight term in office. Polls have opened in Turkey where more than 50 million Turks are eligible to cast their ballots to elect a new 550-seat parliament.

Tiny Teen Is The World's Smallest Man

Sky News -
A teenage boy the size of a one-year-old toddler has been crowned the smallest man in the world. To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser.

Army confronts Islamists in Yemen

Boston Globe -
Tribesmen loyal to Sheik Sadeq al-Ahmar, the head of the powerful Hashid tribe, gathered on the back of a vehicle while patrolling the area around Ahmar's house in Sana, Yemen.

The Sarah Palin emails: page 11160

The Guardian -
The state of Alaska has released more than 24000 pages of emails relating to Sarah Palin, in printed form. This is a scan of one page of the release.

Source: Rep. Giffords could be out of hospital by summer's end

Chicago Tribune -
HOUSTON, Texas -- US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is "recovering well" and could be released from outpatient care as early as the end of next month, a staffer said Saturday.

Patrick seeks federal funding for damage from storms

Boston Globe -
Governor Deval Patrick filed a request yesterday with the federal government to declare a “major disaster'' for parts of the state following the deadly tornadoes that ripped through Western and Central Massachusetts on June 1.

Jury chooses death sentence for Tennessee man

The Associated Press -
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has chosen the death penalty for a Tennessee man found guilty of murdering the mother of his three children and then dismembering and disposing of her body.

IMF Computer System Infiltrated by Hackers Said to Work for Foreign State

Bloomberg -
The International Monetary Fund's computer system was targeted by hackers, believed to be connected to a foreign government, who retrieved e-mails and other documents, according to a person familiar with the attack.

Stanley Fischer submits candidacy for IMF head

Globes -
The Governor of the Bank of Israel said that he feels he can contribute to the global economy in the post-crisis era. Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof.

Stocks Down for 6th Week, Dow Below 12000 -
Stocks tumbled Friday with the Dow falling below the 12000 mark to finish lower for the sixth-consecutive week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 170 points to close below the 12000-mark.

iCloud: Big step for content management, but not for the cloud

Register -
By Wireless Watch • Get more from this author The glaring feature of Apple's much-vaunted iCloud announcement? It doesn't have much to do with the cloud.

7 Things You Didn't Know About the Nintendo Wii U

Fox News -
Nintendo joins the tablet craze -- sort of -- with a new touchscreen game console called the Wii U. The Wii was kind of a big deal ... until interest fizzled over the last year. That's not a knock on the wonder-console.

ATandT, T-Mobile Slam Merger Opponents in FCC Motion

eWeek -
News Analysis: Deutsche Telekom and AT&T filed their formal replies to the opponents of their $39 billion merger raising the stakes and the name-calling to new levels.

Chris Rock defends Tracy Morgan

Entertainment Weekly -
Chris Rock tweeted a defense of embattled fellow comic Tracy Morgan on Friday, prompting GLAAD to fire back. Replied GLAAD: “Language about stabbing kids for being gay isn't 'foul.

Book of Tonys: Anything Goes?

New York Times -
WITH 14 nominations, will “The Book of Mormon” sweep the Tony Awards on Sunday night or come close to the record of 12 wins by another megahit musical, “The Producers”?

HEAT Unworthy of Championship?

HoopsWorld -
There are a couple of things Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki never does. First, he never talks about - much less fakes - his own injuries or illnesses; and second, he never engages in unprofessional stupidity.

Matt Kemp is back to lead Dodgers' charge

Los Angeles Times -
Center fielder is part of an 18-hit attack in which Casey Blake has a pinch-hit, three-run double in an 11-7 win over the Rockies.

Justice: Astros to American League would be a great move

Houston Chronicle (blog) -
The Astros and Rangers would play each other a dozen or so times a season, and hopefully a real rivalry would be born, Richard Justice writes.

Phillies defeat Cubs, 7-1 | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-06-12

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Ray Parrillo It wasn't the way Chase Utley's first-inning double one-hopped off the fence near the deepest part of center field that pleased Charlie Manuel the most.

NL Game of the Day Braves 6, Astros 3 (10)

San Francisco Chronicle -
AP Pat Sullivan / AP Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann is congratulated in the dugout after a three-run home run in the 10th inning.

Germany Says Bean Sprouts Likely E.Coli Source

New York Times -
BERLIN - After days of confusion, German authorities said on Friday that they had concluded that contaminated sprouts from an organic farm in the country's north were the most likely cause of one of the world's worst outbreaks of E. coli ...

Carcinogens - Eight Substances Added To The List

Medical News Today -
Eight substances have been added to the list of carcinogens by the HSS (US Department of Health and Human Services) today. The Report of Carcinogens has added formaldehyde, aristolochic acids, o-nitrotoluene, captafol, cobalt-tungsten carbide (in ...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Ducklings Or Chicks, Ohio Investigates

Medical News Today -
Eight cases of salmonellosis have triggered an investigation by Ohio state officials who have linked them to ducklings and/or chicks sourced from an Ohio hatchery and bought at various agricultural outlets across the state.

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