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By VOA News A massive wave of US and Afghan troops poured into Taliban strongholds in southern Afghanistan early Thursday, launching the first major operation under US President Barack Obama's new strategy to stabilize the country.
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South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford defied calls for his resignation yesterday from GOP leaders, insisting he will remain in office even as his political fortunes dimmed in the wake of his admission that he secretly traveled abroad to ...
Video: The Buzz: Should Gov. Sanford resign? Fox Providence
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
California's top accountant said the state would begin issuing IOUs to hundreds of thousands of creditors after lawmakers failed to meet its deadline this week to close a massive budget deficit.
Video: Schwarzenegger Calls Emergency, More Furloughs The Associated Press
No money, more problems: California prepares to send IOUs Thursday San Jose Mercury News
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The head of the Honduran interim government Roberto Micheletti has ruled out any negotiations, defying an ultimatum to return power to the ousted president.
Honduras Rejects OAS Order to Reinstate President Manuel Zelaya Voice of America
Honduras leaders reject deadline BBC News
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
Bahia Bakari, 14, at the Moroni hospital today after she survived the Yemenia airliner crash off the Comoros. Her face is blurred according to French law protecting minors.
Video: Teen Survivor of Crash Bruised, Conscious The Associated Press
152 Dead in Crash, and One Story of Survival New York Times
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
Alireza Beheshti, a close aide to opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, speaks to supporters during a gathering near Ghoba mosque in Tehran on Sunday.
Iran to investigate defiant Mousavi Aljazeera.net
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New York Times - - 4 hours ago
ANNANDALE, Va. - President Obama returned to the familiar trappings of a political campaign on Wednesday, holding a town-hall-style meeting where he sought to heighten the urgency surrounding the health care debate and dismissed critics ...
Obama makes healthcare pitch with a human face but offers few ... Fort Worth Star Telegram
Atlantic Online - 1 hour ago
Andrew's initial reaction to the Vanity Fair piece is here. He also noted a Christianist detail, revisited the Trig affair, and chronicled two more Odd Lies here and here.
Seattle Times - 6 hours ago
Have you tried to imagine life in the event cap-and-trade becomes law ["Dealmaking climate passes emissions bill," Close Up, July 1]?
While You Were Sleeping FOXNews
Editorial: Cap-and-trade bill not likely to deliver promised jobs The Detroit News
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Corp., the bankrupt automaker selling most of its assets to the US government, may file for an initial public offering of its stock in 2010, said an adviser to the Obama Administration's auto ...
GM Says Approval of Restructuring Is Urgent Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
Corporate America's cheerleading for more government involvement in health care now includes Wal-Mart, that liberal paragon of social irresponsibility.
Video: Wal-Mart Urges Government Health-Care Reform Fox Business
Wal-Mart In New Britain To Close Aug. 31 Hartford Courant
Los Angeles Times - - 31 minutes ago
The cases are part of a federal crackdown dubbed Operation Short Change. The FTC says the firms allegedly made $300 million by selling fraudulent programs related to real estate or online businesses.
FTC cracking down on con artists Chicago Tribune
Bad economy brings out scammers, crackdown The Associated Press
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
By Facebook By Jon Swartz, USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is streamlining its complicated privacy controls to give its millions of members more control over what photos, comments and personal details they share with friends, family and strangers on ...
THE TECH CHRONICLES Facebook tidies up privacy settings San Francisco Chronicle
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
It's Twitter day at Microsoft, apparently. Not only did the software giant announce that it would start adding tweets to its Bing search results, the company actually started officially using Twitter today.
Microsoft Adds Some Twitter Updates to Bing Search BusinessWeek
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
There's a cool new video player in the Firefox Web browser that Mozilla released on June 30. But the onscreen buttons used to control it are too small for some visually impaired users to see.
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Nearly a week after he died, Michael Jackson still has not been buried, new complications have arisen over settling his vast estate, and his will has given up tantalizing details, ...
Michael's fans wanna be downloadin' somethin' Boston Herald
Chicago Tribune - - 2 hours ago
Depp stars as legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger in Michael Mann's "Public Enemies". (Universal Pictures) Sure, Johnny Depp looks dashing as John Dillinger.
The spark of Dillinger Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Michael Mann's reheated crime waive The Phoenix
Boston Herald - - 1 hour ago
Michael Jackson's body was a human pin cushion, and a dangerous medical anesthetic found in Jacko's house might be what killed him, a connected online tabloid site reported yesterday.
Video: Source: No Jackson Funeral at Neverland Ranch The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 51 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO -- It wasn't exactly the offensive outburst manager Cecil Cooper predicted prior to the game, but it was more than enough to send the Astros past the San Diego Padres, 7-1, on Wednesday night at PETCO Park.
Moehler pitches 6 strong innings, Astros win 7-1 The Associated Press
MLB: Houston 7, San Diego 1 United Press International
Chicago Sun-Times - - 56 minutes ago
Ben Gordon's whirlwind trip to Detroit on Wednesday ended with the now former Bulls star verbally agreeing to a five-year, $55 million deal with the Pistons.
Saunders Is Tough Act For a Coach To Follow Washington Post
Pistons reach 5-year deals with Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva The Detroit News
ESPN - - 2 hours ago
Stung by the expected departure of Marian Gaborik to the New York Rangers Wednesday evening, the Wild moved quickly to sign free agent winger Martin Havlat to a six-year, $30 million deal -- the richest in team history.
Wild sign free-agent forward Martin Havlat to six-year contract The Canadian Press
Wild land Havlat MiamiHerald.com
ABC News - - 8 hours ago
The US Food and Drug Administration said it will immediately require boxed warnings about the risk of serious neuropsychiatric symptoms on the packaging of two popular smoking cessation drugs -- varenicline (Chantix) and buproprion (Zyban ...
Suicide Warnings for 2 Anti-Smoking Drugs New York Times
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
An Arlington County area man whose health was already compromised has died after coming down with swine flu, becoming Virginia's second fatality related to the virus, state health officials said.
RMH Treats Two For Flu Rocktown Weekly
Chicago Tribune - - 2 hours ago
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are about to reach the magical threshold of 60 votes, allowing them in theory to sweep aside Republican delaying tactics.
The recount trial, part 2: Coleman presents his case Minnesota Public Radio
Which Al Franken will show up in Washington? The Associated Press
Newsday - - 4 hours ago
Rep. Carolyn Maloney is expected to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the Democratic primary. (AP File Photo / May 20, 2009) WASHINGTON - Rep. Carolyn Maloney's decision to run for US Senate in next year's ...
Challenger for Sen. Gillibrand - FOX 40 News WICZ TV
Rep. Carolyn Maloney camp confirms Daily News report: She's ... New York Daily News
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida toddler was strangled on Wednesday by a 12-foot (3.6-meter) albino Burmese python that escaped from a holding tank in the girl's home, authorities said.
Video: Officials: Escaped Pet Python Strangled Child The Associated Press
Escaped pet python apparently strangled child KMTR NewsSource 16