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Baseball world follows World Cup saga

MLB.com - Mark Newman - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Time ran out on the US team Saturday at the World Cup, and about a dozen Indians players and coaches watched a visitor's clubhouse TV in Cincinnati as Ghana won, 2-1 in extra time.

G8 Urges More Work on Global Economy, Criticizes Iran, North Korea

Voice of America - Dan Robinson - ‎1 hour ago‎
World leaders in the Group of Eight (G8) have concluded their summit in Canada with a communique saying the global economy is at an important crossroads, with the world still at the beginning of a fragile recovery from economic crisis.

Some oil spill events on Saturday, June 26, 2010

The Associated Press - ‎18 minutes ago‎
A summary of events Saturday, June 26, Day 67 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd.

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New Nato commander wont alter war plan

Scotsman - Rahim Faiez - ‎15 minutes ago‎
THE US military's top officer has assured Afghan president Hamid Karzai that the new Nato commander will pursue the same war strategy as General Stanley McChrystal, ousted over criticism published in Rolling Stone magazine.

Protesters Confront Toronto Riot Police Ahead of G20 Summit

Voice of America - Jim Randle - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP A protester with a bandana over her face confronts a riot police line-up on Bay Street during demonstrations at the G8 and G20 Summits, Saturday, June 26, 2010 in Toronto.

Kyrgyzstan Uneasy Ahead of Sunday Referendum

Voice of America - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP Kyrgyzstan holds a referendum on a new constitution Sunday amid fears the vote could spark renewed clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in the country's south.

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The unlikely magazine that brought down a general

Baltimore Sun (blog) - Jean Marbella - ‎15 minutes ago‎
If Stanley McChrystal has any kind of mordant humor, surely the song playing in his head these days is that old tune by Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show, the one about "the thrill that'll get-cha when you get your ...

RAW DATA: Dick Cheney's Health Issues

FOXNews - ‎21 hours ago‎
Cheney has a history of heart problems and has a pacemaker. Cheney has had four heart attacks [current as of Feb. 22, 2010], starting when he was 37.

Moratorium Won't Reduce Drilling Risks

New York Times - Joe Nocera - ‎22 hours ago‎
“This case asks whether the federal government's imposition of a general moratorium on deepwater drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico was imposed contrary to law.

Geithner Says G-20 Needs Focus on Domestic Demand Not Deficits

BusinessWeek - Rebecca Christie, John Brinsley - ‎1 hour ago‎
June 26 (Bloomberg) -- US Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner urged Group of 20 leaders at a summit this weekend in Canada to commit to policies that ensure the global economic recovery won't be derailed.

Lawmakers guide Dodd-Frank bill for Wall Street reform into homestretch

Washington Post - David Cho, Jia Lynn Yang - ‎3 hours ago‎
House and Senate lawmakers agreed on the terms of a financial overhaul bill early Friday after a 20-hour work session, ending weeks of delay and debate.

Storm a new twist for U.S. oil spill cleanup effort

Reuters - Ernest Scheyder, Erwin Seba - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill swirls in waves off a beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 25, 2010. GRANDE ISLE Louisiana (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was expected to focus on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster in talks on Saturday with ...

Rumor: Firmware Update to Alleviate iPhone "Death Grip"

PC Magazine - David Murphy - ‎1 hour ago‎
Is a fix on the way for Apple's famed "death grip?" Electronista is reporting that a software update for the iPhone's baseband might be in the works to help alleviate users' connection difficulties.

'Magnified' lunar eclipse in North America finishes

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
A partial lunar eclipse which was unusually magnified to viewers in North America has now ended. The eclipse began at 1017 GMT, when the Moon entered the shadow of Earth, and lasted around three hours.

Kinect with Microsoft's new camera

The Guardian - ‎23 minutes ago‎
With sequels to established franchises dominating the software line-up, this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo was more notable for the hardware on show.

Jackson's '84 Victory Tour glove sells for $190K

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAS VEGAS - Bidders from around the world bought up Michael Jackson memorabilia worth nearly $1 million at an auction on the anniversary of his death, including $190000 for the Swarovski-crystal-studded glove he wore on his 1984 Victory Tour.

Eminem Honors Legend Dr Dre At ASCAP Awards Night

USANewsWeek.com - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Even though a decade has passed since his solo album, Dr Dre still remains one of the Hip Hop pioneers in the industry. The legend was honored for his valuable contributions to music at ASCAP's Founders Award Friday night.

Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart's Deliciously Suspicious Romance

PopEater - Ben Widdicombe - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are perfect for each other. Perpetually in bad moods, they glower at the cameras and give grumpy sound bites and generally behave as if their money and fame is some ...

Red Sox lose Pedroia with foot fracture

MLB.com - Ian Browne - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -- All season the Red Sox have been asked to withstand the loss of significant players, a list that includes ace Josh Beckett and dynamic leadoff man Jacoby Ellsbury.

Beating Johan a bizarre feeling for Twins

MLB.com - Tim Britton - ‎49 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- Before Saturday's game, both Johan Santana and the Twins denied that there was any added meaning in picking up a win.

Busch wins Nationwide at New Hampshire

The Associated Press - Dan Gelston - ‎57 minutes ago‎
LOUDON, NH - Kyle Busch won the Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday and become the career laps led leader in NASCAR's second-tier series.

'Natural' sunscreen: Better for you?

Los Angeles Times - Susan Carpenter - ‎4 hours ago‎
When it comes to sunscreens, most consumers are concerned about SPF, brand and price. Typically, they do not turn the bottles around to check out what, exactly, they are slathering on their skin, maybe because ...
UVA Reform: It's Not PDQ New York Times

Studies Show Potential Of New Type Of Diabetes Drug

Wall Street Journal - Jennifer Corbett - ‎2 hours ago‎
ORLANDO, Fla. (Dow Jones)--A new class of drugs being developed to treat Type 2 diabetes showed the potential to help lower blood glucose levels through a different mechanism than current treatments, ...

Do this for Your Loved Ones National HIV Testing day is June 27

Tech Jackal - ‎1 hour ago‎
National HIV testing day on June 27 is an important date no one should miss. This disease is carried by twenty percent of the population and they have no idea they have it.

The Runaway General

Rolling Stone - Michael Hastings - ‎Jun 22, 2010‎
'How'd I get screwed into going to this dinner?" demands Gen. Stanley McChrystal. It's a Thursday night in mid-April, and the commander of all US and NATO forces in Afghanistan is sitting in a four-star suite at the Hôtel ...

A Colossal Fracking Mess

Vanity Fair - Christopher Bateman - ‎Jun 21, 2010‎
The dirty truth behind the new natural gas. Related: A VF video look at a town transformed by fracking. By Christopher Bateman• A shale-gas drilling and fracking site in Dimock, Pennsylvania.

ASCAP Assails Free Culture, Digital Rights Groups

Wired News - David Kravets - ‎22 hours ago‎
The association representing 380000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and others associated with the music industry has begun a fund-raising campaign to stifle groups that support free culture and digital rights.

Korean War: After 60 Years, the Hostilities Rage On

TIME - Bill Powell, Stephen Kim - ‎Jun 25, 2010‎
Bound for endless war US marines on Hungnam Beach, 1950. Sixty yearslater, the US still maintains a huge troop presence in South Korea South Korean Suh Se Jun has seen her two younger siblings just once in the past ...

Anti-Rape Condoms (PICTURE): Will Jagged Teeth Deter World Cup Sex Assaults ...

CBS News - David W Freeman - ‎Jun 21, 2010‎
(CBS) A South African doctor has created a female condom that puts teeth in the fight against rape. The anti-rape condom, called "Rape-aXe," features rows of jagged hooks designed to attach to a man's penis during penetration.