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ISAF: Afghan hotel attack suspect killed

CBS News -
The Western military coalition in Afghanistan on Thursday pinned the brazen suicide attack on a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital earlier this week squarely on a Pakistani militant group.
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Obama weighed military and political risk for Afghan plan

Reuters -
Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks with Reuters correspondents,during his final interview as Defense Secretary at the Pentagon near Washington, June 29, 2011.

FOREX-Euro cheered by Greek vote, extends gain on stops

Reuters -
TOKYO/SINGAPORE, June 30 (Reuters) - The euro surged to a three-week peak against the dollar on Thursday, swept higher by a wave of stop-loss buying and extending a rally after Greece moved a step closer to ...

'The Voice' runner-up on the winner: 'A saint'

Entertainment Weekly -
Dia Frampton may not have won The Voice but one thing's for sure: Wednesday's runner-up probably won't be recording any more records with the sound of a dishwasher in the background anytime soon.

HP TouchPad review: Slick but sluggish -
It's not only HP's answer to the iPad 2, this tablet represents the first of many high-profile devices from HP running webOS, the software the company purchased from Palm to power everything from slates and PCs to phones and printers.

Anthony murder trial nearing closing arguments -
AP ORLANDO, Fla. -- The defense expects to rest its case in the Florida murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter.

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Clashes show anger remains in Egypt

Boston Globe -
AP / June 30, 2011 CAIRO - Two days of street battles between security forces and protesters in Cairo show how volatile Egypt remains five months after the popular uprising that ousted authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak.

Analysis: A "Thaksinomics" renaissance in Thailand

Reuters -
Supporters of Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, raise her image as she took stage during a campaign rally in Si Saket north east Thailand on June 29, 2011.

Gaza flotilla organizers: Another ship sabotaged (AP)

Ha'aretz -
Activists say Israel suspected sabotaged second flotilla vessel, this time docked in Turkey's territorial waters, after the propeller of a Greek-Swedish ship was found broken earlier this week.

U.K. Schools Closed as Public Workers Strike

Bloomberg -
As many as 750000 UK public- sector workers stage a one-day strike today, closing schools, disrupting airport immigration controls and delaying court cases in protest at government curbs on pensions.

Deal on debt must end tax breaks for super-rich, Obama tells GOP

Detroit Free Press -
AP WASHINGTON -- In a blunt challenge to congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that eliminating selected tax breaks for oil companies and super-wealthy Americans must be included in any deficit-reduction ...

Los Alamos Pulls Together to Fight Las Conchas Fire; Lab Still Safe

Christian Post -
The Las Conchas wildfire burns in the hills above Los Alamos National Laboratory near Los Alamos, New Mexico June 28, 2011. Los Alamos was evacuated on June 27, 2011.

Perry Adviser: Secessionism Criticism Is Baseless

RealClearPolitics -
Critics of Rick Perry already have begun to drop into the political conversation two hurdles facing him should he launch a presidential bid this summer, but they don't pass muster with the Texas governor's chief political ...

Stocks look to end first half of year with gains

Los Angeles Times -
Wall Street is closing out the first half of 2011 with its best hopes for the economy dashed again - but still refusing to yield to its worst fears.

Fed: Banks can charge 21 cents a debit-card swipe

Detroit Free Press -
Big payment processors like Visa and Mastercard helped to convince the Fed that 12 cents was too low to cover the cost of handling transactions.

Settlement is biggest for a bank

Detroit Free Press -
The payout settles claims by investors who said Bank of America sold bonds based on substandard home mortgages. The bonds fell in value when the housing market collapsed and left investors with losses.

Google opens up, then closes Google+ invites due to “insane demand”

VentureBeat -
If you were desperate to get a Google+ invite yesterday, there's a very good chance you could have landed one tonight as Google gave existing Plus users the ability to invite anyone to test out the service.

Microsoft lets loose second Internet Explorer 10 preview

VentureBeat -
Microsoft on Tuesday released a second preview of its Internet Explorer 10 browser, which will give developers a chance to test out new features and technologies related to IE10.

News Corp. Sells Myspace for a Song

Wall Street Journal -
News Corp. sold music and entertainment website Myspace to a little-known ad-targeting firm, shedding a onetime Internet success whose steady slide had been a distraction at the media conglomerate ...

Katey and Mike discuss Transformers: Dark of the Moon with spoilers

Cinema Blend -
I had a lot of burning questions walking out of Transformers: Dark of the Moon that I hadn't even begun to start answering, and definitely couldn't get into without spoiling the movie to some degree.

Lindsay Lohan: No Longer Under House Arrest

Just Jared -
Lindsay Lohan takes a sip of her beverage as she leaves the Womens Center in Downtown Los Angeles after completing community service on Wednesday (June 29).

Denise Richards Adopts Newborn -
It's a girl, who is now a few weeks old. Denise named the baby Eloise Joni, after her mom Joni, who died in 2007. Eloise joins Sam, 7, and Lola, 6, in the Richards brood.

Sides far apart as NBA nears CBA deadline day

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette -
NEW YORK - The NBA is headed to deadline day, with perhaps one last chance to avoid a lockout. Negotiators for owners and players will meet today, about 12 hours before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement and ...

NFL bosses back at table

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette -
MINNEAPOLIS - Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith took their new buddy act on the road Wednesday, creating a buzz among rookies in Florida then returning to Minnesota for talks to try and end pro football's labor impasse.

Isles deal Christian Ehrhoff to Sabres

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow took his best shot, but failed to sign defenseman Christian Ehrhoff by his self-imposed 5 pm Wednesday deadline, and ended up trading the rights to the defenseman to the Buffalo Sabres for a ...

Door slammed on Federer

Boston Globe -
That might be what Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was thinking when he went out to play the most celebrated guy in tennis, Roger Federer, at Wimbledon.

FDA panel rejects Avastin for breast cancer use

SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - US health advisers unanimously rejected use of the drug Avastin for breast cancer, dealing a blow to its manufacturer and patients who insisted that the medicine saved their lives.

Court upholds health care law insurance mandate

San Francisco Chronicle -
In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati affirmed Wednesday that Congress can require Americans to have minimum insurance coverage.

Analysis: Life saving lung cancer test to set off cost debate

Reuters -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A landmark study showing that routine lung screening of heavy smokers and former smokers using low dose CT scans could save thousands of lives is sure to set off a fierce debate about the cost of such testing on an ...

Jared Loughner forced medication OKd by judge

San Francisco Chronicle -
A judge ruled Wednesday that prison officials can forcibly give the man accused of the Tucson shooting rampage antipsychotic drugs in a bid to make him mentally fit for trial.

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