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FBI breaks up alleged Russian spy ring in deep cover

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The FBI has arrested 10 alleged Russian spies and broken up a "long-term, deep cover" network of agents across America's east coast sent to infiltrate policy making circles.

Five Gun Salute

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Judicial liberals have been discovering the virtues of legal precedent now that conservatives are finally winning a few cases at the Supreme Court, but in yesterday's major gun rights case that all went out the window.

Gen Stanley McChrystal to retire from US Army

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The former US commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, who was fired last week by President Barack Obama, is to leave the US Army.
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Assassins hit leading candidate in key Mexican border state

MiamiHerald.com - Tim Johnson - ‎2 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY -- A presumed drug cartel assassination squad Monday gunned down the leading candidate for governor in a state bordering Texas, putting a chill on Mexico just six days before local and regional elections.

Iranian Diplomat in US Opens Window on Tehran

Wall Street Journal - Jay Solomon - ‎37 minutes ago‎
PRINCETON, NJ—A former lead Iranian nuclear negotiator has taken up residence at Princeton University, marking the highest-ranking member of Tehran's political elite to relocate to the US since last year's political uprising against ...

Turkey bans Israeli military flight from its airspace as freeze deepens

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Turkey has banned an Israeli military flight from its airspace in apparent retaliation for Israel's interception of the Free Gaza flotilla last month, in which nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists were killed.

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Kagan confirmation hearing opens

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Republicans express doubts that the US solicitor general could serve impartially on the Supreme Court. 'No one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom,' she says in her opening statement.

Death of Byrd Weakens Democrats' Frail Majority

New York Times - Carl Hulse, Jeff Zeleny - ‎23 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The death of Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia threw into doubt the ability of Democrats to win approval this week of a financial regulation bill and underscored how the smallest changes in the size and ...

Democrats struggle to find energy plan

Wall Street Journal - Laura Meckler - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Congressional Democrats are still struggling to come up with a plan for energy legislation in response to the Gulf oil spill and are looking to a bipartisan meeting with President Barack Obama on Tuesday to produce some clarity about ...

Justices Uphold Sarbanes-Oxley Act

New York Times - Floyd Norris, Adam Liptak - ‎2 hours ago‎
The first group established by Congress to regulate the accounting industry survived a constitutional challenge on Monday, emerging only with its members having a little less job security.

Apple sells more than 1.7M iPhones in 3 days

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 1.7 million units of its new iPhone model in the first three days, making it the most successful product launch in the company's history from the standpoint of sales.

Japan Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Rises, Spending Drops

BusinessWeek - Aki Ito - ‎35 minutes ago‎
June 29 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 5.2 percent in May and households cut spending for a second month, adding to evidence that consumer outlays are too weak to drive the economic recovery.

Rumor: Leaked Slides Reveal Windows 8 Roadmap

Wired News - Brian X. Chen - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A purportedly leaked slideshow reveals what may be Microsoft's game plan for Windows 8. Giving a strong nod to Apple, highlight features teased in the presentation include a Windows app store and instant-on bootup.

Free Kindle app comes to Android at last

CNET - Jessica Dolcourt - ‎2 hours ago‎
Android users who have been waiting a long time to see an app for Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader can stop waiting, and start downloading.

Is Facebook's Social Search Engine a Google Killer?

BusinessWeek - Mathew Ingram - ‎1 hour ago‎
When Facebook launched its Open Graph protocol in April, blanketing the Web with "like" and "recommend" buttons, it seemed obvious that one of the company's goals was to use the resulting behavioral data to power a social search ...

'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows' Trailer Teases Epic Finale

MTV.com - Josh Wigler - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The end is almost here for Harry Potter and his friends. The JK Rowling-penned novel series about a young boy who ultimately becomes a powerful wizard concluded with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," published in 2007.

Steve Carell "resigning" from "The Office" next year

Reuters - Mario Anzuoni, Jill Serjeant - ‎25 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Steve Carell is tendering his resignation as the egotistical boss Michael Scott of "The Office", and leaving the hit TV comedy show next year.

Nicki Minaj Denies Lip-Synching At BET Awards

MTV.com - Mawuse Ziegbe - ‎2 hours ago‎
'U could hear me in the auditorium but apparently not in TV land,' she tweets. By Mawuse Ziegbe Nicki Minaj was one of the biggest winners at Sunday night's BET Awards, taking home Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Best New Artist and scoring a collective ...

Big Z to go on restricted list Tuesday

MLB.com - Carrie Muskat - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO -- Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano will be placed on the restricted list, effective Tuesday, and will undergo evaluation by doctors picked by Major League Baseball and the Players Association.

Be It Rhythmic or Ruthless, Beauty Is in the Eye of Brazil

New York Times - Jeré Longman - ‎43 minutes ago‎
In the 35th minute, Maicon's corner kick found Brazil's center back, Juan, who headed the ball to put his team ahead 1-0. By JERÉ LONGMAN JOHANNESBURG - Let others complain about a lack of beauty.

Lu Stuns Roddick at Wimbledon

New York Times - Greg Bishop - ‎2 hours ago‎
WIMBLEDON, England - Andy Roddick stood there after the final ball bounced past him, his facial expression split somewhere between dumbfounded and perplexed.

New Study: Avandia Riskier Than Actos

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎3 hours ago‎
June 28, 2010 -- Older patients who take Avandia have a higher risk of death, heart failure, and stroke than patients taking Actos, a similar diabetes drug, a new study finds.

FDA vs. antibiotics for animal growth

USA Today - Elizabeth Weise - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Matthew S. Gunby, AP By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY The Food and Drug Administration issued a document Monday stating that antibiotics important for human health shouldn't be used to help animals grow faster.

Test to Predict Menopause: Helpful or a Lot of Hype?

U.S. News & World Report - Deborah Kotz - ‎5 hours ago‎
An experimental test that appears to predict the age a woman will hit menopause decades in advance has generated much enthusiasm at the Rome meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.

Court Calls for Tighter Oversight of Accounting Board

Wall Street Journal - Brent Kendall, Fawn Johnson - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court ordered a technical change Monday to the Sarbanes-Oxley accounting rules but left the broader law intact. The high court, in a 5-4 opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts, ...

Cops: Brother killed during dispute, buried in family's yard

ABC Action News - Bill Logan - ‎Jun 22, 2010‎
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Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray

New York Times - Jan Hoffman - ‎Jun 27, 2010‎
Students at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood, NJ, are old hands at text messaging, but not all of the words are friendly.

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.

Atlanta Braves 2010: The 10 Most-Likely Successors to Bobby Cox

Bleacher Report - Mike MacConnell - ‎Jun 22, 2010‎
The end of the 2010 season will also mark the end of the managerial career of Atlanta Braves skipper Bobby Cox. Cox has spent a total of 25 years as the manager of the Braves over two separate stints and has announced that this season will be his last.