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LeBron just wasn't LeBron throughout the NBA Finals -
It was over when nerves got the best of this team that, by the end, appeared so unfamiliar it looked worse than when the season started.
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Republican presidential contenders to debate

Reuters -
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington June 3, 2011. By John Whitesides MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Seven Republican presidential contenders meet face-to-face in their first major ...

NZ Dollar Down Late As Earthquakes Cause Jitters

Wall Street Journal -
WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)--The New Zealand dollar was lower late Monday after a series of earthquakes rattled New Zealand's second largest city Christchurch, renewing concerns about the country's economy.

Critic's Notebook: Tonys deliver an 'Amen' to Broadway's bright outlook

Los Angeles Times -
There were few surprises as crowd-pleasers 'Book of Mormon' and 'War Horse' took top prizes. But it would have been nice to spread the love.

Lira, Bonds Climb as Erdogan Win Signals Deficit, Inflation Cut

BusinessWeek -
By Selcuk Gokoluk June 13 (Bloomberg) -- The lira and bonds rallied after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a third term in office, increasing expectations that Turkey will take steps to reduce its current account deficit and inflation.

In the Nation | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-06-13

Philadelphia Inquirer -
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. - Roughly 7000 residents of two eastern Arizona towns evacuated last week as a wildfire burned nearby were allowed to return home Sunday as officials expressed confidence that they were finally making headway in battling the huge ...

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Syrian refugee crisis as army storms northern town

BBC News -
Reports from Syria say government troops have stormed the town of Jisr al Shougour in the northwest of the country. More than 4000 Syrian refugees have already fled into Turkey and aid agencies are anxious to get into the country.

Flight backlog could take days to clear

Sydney Morning Herald -
Passengers stranded by the volcanic ash plume that has disrupted air travel in southeastern Australia and New Zealand could be delayed at least until Wednesday.

Libyan rebels say still fighting near capital

Reuters -
A Libyan medic walks while volunteers remove blood at a field hospital near Misrata's western frontline, June 12, 2011. By Nick Carey ZAWIYAH, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan rebels said they were fighting forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for a ...

Giffords injury leads to void in Senate race

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - The shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in January has left Arizona Democrats without a candidate for next year's Senate race even though party officials in Washington have declared the state a tremendous opportunity to pick up a seat ...

Congress returns to work; Weiner goes to treatment

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP WASHINGTON - Congress returns to work on Monday, but at least one lawmaker won't be there. FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2011, file photo House Judiciary Committee Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

Mehserle released from jail

San Jose Mercury News -
OAKLAND -- Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was released from jail early Monday morning after serving just over 11 months of a two-year-prison term given to the 29-year-old after he was found guilty of involuntary ...

Gingrich sidesteps staff exodus, blasts Obama over Israel in speech

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Republican Newt Gingrich sought to restart his foundering 2012 presidential bid Sunday in a speech that sidestepped last week's exodus of 16 top aides from his campaign and hammered the Obama administration over its ...

Commentary: History, as Perry sees it

Houston Chronicle -
AUSTIN - When Gov. Rick Perry declared Aug. 6 as a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Our Nation in Texas, he took pains in his proclamation to assure us that - historically speaking - he's in good company.

Asian Shares Down; Weak Toyota Forecast Weighs Tokyo

Wall Street Journal -
SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)--Asian shares were lower Monday, with Japan's market facing pressure from a weaker-than-expected forecast from Toyota Motor, while the New Zealand dollar tumbled on news of large aftershocks ...

ENRC shares jump after report Glencore mulling bid

Reuters -
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Kazakh miner ENRC (ENRC.L) jumped almost 5 percent in early trade after a Sunday newspaper report that commodities trader Glencore (GLEN.

Cyber attack: IMF suffers major cyber security breach

International Business Times -
In the wake of Citibank's admission of a security breach on its network, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has since confirmed that it too has been the target of a sophisticated cyber attack ...

First iPhone in space to launch with last shuttle mission

VentureBeat -
When the final space shuttle mission launches later this year, two iPhone 4s will be on board. The iPhones will be running an experimental app called SpaceLab for iOS, designed by Odyssey Space Research.

"Spider-Man" producer Laura Ziskin dies of cancer

Reuters -
Producer Laura Ziskin arrives at the 2011 Producers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, California in this January 22, 2011 file photo.

Company Town: 'Super 8' takes over box office from 'X-Men'

Los Angeles Times -
The Steven Spielberg-produced, JJ Abrams-directed thriller debuts at No. 1 in the box office, grossing $37 million. 'Judy Moody' has a weak initial showing, taking in $6.3 million.

11 minutes ago by TMZ Staff -
Bret Lockett might finally get that face-to-face meeting with Kim Kardashian he always wanted -- but it looks like it's going to go down ... in a courtroom! Sources close to Kim K tell TMZ ... her lawyers are drafting a defamation lawsuit against ...

"Baelor" (for experts)

A.V. Club DC -
(This Game Of Thrones post is for people who have read at least the first book in the book series. It is written from the point-of-view of someone who has read that book and for the benefit of fans of the books.

Reports: Clemons suffers stroke

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has suffered a stroke, according to media reports. Rolling Stone and Showbiz411.

Choice matchup

Boston Globe -
On Saturday, the Bruins were prompt to hop on their charter leaving Vancouver following the previous night's 1-0 setback in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Gordon collects his 84th Cup victory

Boston Globe -
AP / June 13, 2011 Jeff Gordon moved into a tie for third on NASCAR's Sprint Cup career victories list, winning for the 84th time when he took the checkered flag yesterday at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.

Yankees victory moves Jeter within 7 of 3000

Boston Globe -
AP / June 13, 2011 NEW YORK - Derek Jeter admits reaching 3000 hits is constantly on his mind. It's unavoidable with everyone talking about it.

Game of the Day Dodgers 10, Rockies 8

San Francisco Chronicle -
AP Barry Gutierrez / AP James Loney, right, hit his second career grand slam and Matt Kemp his NL-leading 20th homer as Los Angeles beat Colorado in the high-scoring finale of a high-scoring series at Coors Field.

Frazar notches first PGA victory

Boston Globe -
Harrison Frazar hugs caddie Marcel LeBas after winning the St. Jude Classic on the third playoff hole. (Jeff Roberson/Associated Press) Associated Press / June 13, 2011 Harrison Frazar won his first PGA Tour title in his 355th tournament, ...

Cutting fat from teens a medical controversy

Vancouver Sun -
It has been 10 years since Dr. Thomas Inge performed a drastic intervention on a 16-year-old girl weighing more than 350 pounds. It was his team's first patient.

US adds formaldehyde to list of carcinogens

Reuters -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Friday added formaldehyde, a substance found in plastics and other commonly used products, to a list of known carcinogens and warned that the chemical styrene might cause cancer.

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