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Lessons I learned from Clarence Clemons

Los Angeles Times -
I realize this entry has little to do with sports, and if you aren't fan of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, then you might want to just skip this post entirely, but I hope you don't.
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NATO mistakenly hits Libyan rebels

Boston Globe -
AP / June 19, 2011 TRIPOLI, Libya - NATO said yesterday that it mistakenly struck a column of Libyan rebel vehicles in an airstrike near an eastern oil town two days earlier and expressed regret for any casualties that ...

Obama, Boehner tee off for a friendly round of golf

Boston Globe -
AP / June 19, 2011 No, this wasn'ta celebration of some big White House-Congress deal on the national debt. Just a couple of weekend golfers hitting the links on a sunny Saturday.

McIlroy keeps foot on the gas

Boston Globe -
BETHESDA, Md. - Leading a major championship, even after three rounds, is old hat for Rory McIlroy. Now he seems poised to try a new hat on for size.

Flood opens doors to research; Lack of funds may close them

USA Today -
SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Missouri River flood - unprecedented in the careers of anyone involved in engineering, hydrology or fish and wildlife management - offers unparalleled research opportunities.

Sega says 1.3 million users affected by cyber attack

Reuters -
Visitors try out Japan's software maker Sega's new game ''Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity'' on Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, east of Tokyo September 16, 2010.

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How one Syrian dissident found his voice on the Internet -
GUVECCI, Turkey -- For years, Mohamed Feezo tried to speak up about all the things Syrians were trained to ignore: cronyism and corruption, oppression of the Kurds, aid to the Iraqi insurgency and the preferential treatment given to ...

Karzai: Taliban in talks with US

BBC News -
The US is engaged in talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said, in the first high-level confirmation of US involvement.

South Korean airliner fired upon by mistake

Financial Times -
Safety at South Korea's Incheon international airport, one of Asia's leading aviation hubs, is set to come under scrutiny following reports that a civil airliner was fired upon as it came into land on Friday morning after ...

TEPCO to open second Fukushima reactor building

TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Co. Sunday said it would open a second reactor building at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant to send repair crews inside for the first time since it was crippled.

Moroccan cities set for protests

BBC News -
Demonstrations are expected later in Moroccan cities after reformists said constitutional changes proposed by King Mohammed VI do not go far enough.

Questions Continue To Dog Case Against Casey Anthony

Technorati -
The case against Casey Anthony continued to have blows dealt to it by the defense team, fighting damaging testimony during today's Saturday morning session.

Four dead in crash of small plane

Mid-Hudson News -
ARMONK - Four people were killed Saturday afternoon when a single-engine Cessna 210 plane crashed into a wooded area and burned not far from Westchester County Airport.

Michele Bachmann 'Glittered' By Gay Activist (Video) -
She may have just formally entered the 2012 Presidential race six days ago, but Michele Bachmann is already being targeted by gay activists for her extreme stands on gay rights.

Texas governor feeling out race for 2012 Republican nomination -
By AP NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A candidate in waiting, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is elbowing the Republicans already in the 2012 presidential race as he courts party activists, operatives and donors still shopping for someone to back against President Barack ...

Pentagon Bomb Scare: Is the Suspect a Lone-Wolf Terrorist?

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By OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN "We don't know what a lone wolf, al Qaeda-inspired operative looks like. We don't know where they hang out, we don't know really what motivates them," former FBI agent Jack Cloonan said.

Thousands of United fliers still stranded

Detroit Free Press -
An unexplained computer glitch that forced United Airlines to cancel 31 flights and delay 105 more Friday night left thousands of passengers still stranded in airports Saturday.

Greek debt 'threatens Eurozone'

BBC News -
The Greek debt crisis is endangering the economies of at least five other EU countries, the head of the Eurozone group of finance ministers has warned.

End of the line: What a Greek default means

CNNMoney -
Greece would be hardest hit in a default, but its impact on European banks could trigger a liquidity crisis felt around the globe.

Lessons in Longevity, From IBM

New York Times -
AS it turned 100 last week, IBM was looking remarkably spry. Consumer technologies get all the attention these days, but the company has quietly thrived by selling to corporations and governments.

Feds Recruiting ISPs, Defense Firms to Face Down Growing Cyber Threats

PC Magazine -
The US Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have established a pilot program with leading private defense contractors and ISPs called DIB Cyber Pilot in an attempt to strengthen each others' knowledge ...

Project Spartan: Will Facebook's mobile platform challenge Apple?

International Business Times -
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | June 19, 2011 2:12 AM EDT New reports about the existence of a secret Facebook project, code-named Spartan, has been trending the World Wide Web, aimed at regaining some form of control over the mobile app distribution arena ...

Mountie raised Reynolds right

Toronto Sun -
If you're going to grow up to be a Green Lantern, there's no better training than being raised by a Mountie. This from Vancouver's Ryan Reynolds, whose father is a retired RCMP officer.

First look: Tom Cruise in 'Rock of Ages'

USA Today -
He pranced about in his tighty-whities to Old Time Rock and Roll in Risky Business. By David James, Warner Bros. Tom Cruise shows off his craziest movie hair since 'Magnolia' in the big-screen adaptation of the jukebox ...

Dodgers just keep sinking lower in 7-0 loss to Houston

Los Angeles Times -
They drop their fifth in a row, and second straight to baseball's worst team, to plunge to a season-worst 10 games under .500, at 31-41.

These Bruins will be frozen in time forever

Boston Globe -
Long after the confetti has been cleaned up and the Duck Boats have been returned to their day jobs, we're going to be remembering a remarkable Bruins team that brought the city its first Stanley Cup championship since 1972.

With the Cup in hand, a few thoughts spill out

Boston Globe -
■Not sure the TV cameras caught it Wednesday night, but there was a splendid shot of Mark Recchi, standing alone at the blue line, coaching Zdeno Chara on how to lift the Cup.

Ricky Rubio of Spain Will Join Minnesota Timberwolves -
Spanish point guard Ricky Rubio, whom Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn called "an orchestra conductor with the basketball," will finally play in the NBA two years after he was drafted.

Royals: Rocket Arms!

Kansas City Star -
The Royals lost to the Cardinals by one on a two-run Matt Holliday homer in the eighth inning. The loss was absorbed by Greg Holland, who has been quite stingy this season to opposing hitters.

Sunscreens - FDA Moves To Help Consumers Be Better Informed

Medical News Today -
In a move to help consumers become better informed so they can select the right sunscreen for their type of skin and circumstance, the Food and Drug Administration is altering how OTC (over-the-counter, non-prescription) sunscreens are marketed in ...

CDC: 1 in 4 high schoolers drink soda every day

CBS News -
(AP) ATLANTA (AP) - A new study shows one in four high school students drink soda every day. The national survey found that teens drink water, milk and fruit juices most often.


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