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City quickly enacts gun measures

Chicago Tribune - Hal Dardick - ‎3 hours ago‎
Four days after the US Supreme Court gutted Chicago's longtime handgun ban, the City Council enacted new gun-control measures.
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Russian spy case: accused couple admit using false identities

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two of the 11 accused Russian agents, charged over an alleged deep cover spy ring in the US, have admitted their true identities to the FBI.
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Paris Hilton drugs charges dropped by S African court

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A South African court has dropped drugs charges against US socialite Paris Hilton after her arrest at a World Cup game. Ms Hilton was arrested in Port Elizabeth after the Netherlands' defeat of Brazil in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Apple admits iPhones' signal bars give incorrect readings

Los Angeles Times - Kristena Hansen - ‎1 hour ago‎
Problem goes back to the earliest iPhone, the firm says. In many cases, phones displayed two more bars than they should have. "We were stunned to find that the formula we use to calculate how many bars of signal strength to display is totally wrong,” ...

A Continent's Hopes Are Swatted Away

New York Times - George Vecsey - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ivan Sekretarev/AP Luis Suárez, left, a striker, saved Uruguay and all but eliminated Ghana when he used his hands to block a shot.

Stock-fund gains dissolve as 2010 turns perilous

MarketWatch - Jonathan Burton - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The second quarter brought investors in US stock funds face-to-face with some ruthless mean girls -- April, May and June -- and the meeting wasn't pretty.

A Stoudemire Addition and Lee Subtraction Might Not Benefit Knicks

New York Times - Jonathan Abrams - ‎29 minutes ago‎
In extending the free-agent forward Amar'e Stoudemire a maximum contract offer for five years and nearly $100 million, the Knicks moved themselves deep into the free-agent pool, with the desire to add an All-Star capable of averaging ...

Supreme Court justices shouldn't be camera shy

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎50 minutes ago‎
If Elena Kagan receives the Senate's OK to change her title from solicitor general to Supreme Court justice, the high court could take one more step toward opening its doors to televised arguments.

Earnhardt Jr. drives No.3 Chevy to Daytona win

SportingNews.com - Reid Spencer - ‎27 minutes ago‎
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Driving the No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet in honor of his late father, Dale Earnhardt Jr. broke a Nationwide Series drought of almost four years in winning Friday night's Subway Jalapeno 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race ...

'Eclipse' brings in $24.2 mil Thursday

Hollywood Reporter - Gregg Kilday - ‎9 hours ago‎
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" continued to seduce plenty of moviegoers Thursday as it took in an estimated $24.2 million, but it isn't exerting quite as strong a gravitational pull as its predecessor "New Moon," which took in $42.3 ...

Gates tightens control over military interaction with reporters

CNN - Barbara Starr - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Friday ordered a tightening of controls over military interaction with reporters.

Gene pattern predicts longevity

Xinhua - Fang Yang - ‎17 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhuanet) -- Researchers have found a pattern of genes that predicts more accurately who might live a longer life, according to Friday's issue of the journal Science.

Bombings at Pakistani Shrine Kill 40

Wall Street Journal - Tom Wright, Zahid Hussain - ‎8 hours ago‎
Worshippers rescue victims from a Sufi Muslim shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, after a suicide-bomb attack killed at least 40 people and wounded 175.

Toyota: New Lexus recall

CNNMoney - Peter Valdes-Dapena, Yoko Wakatsuki - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Toyota Motor Co. said Friday that it was moving ahead with plans to recall about 138000 Lexus cars for engine problems that could, in rare instances, ...

Germany OKs Diluted 'Naked' Ban

Wall Street Journal - Andrea Thomas - ‎8 hours ago‎
BERLIN—Germany's lower house of Parliament on Friday approved a watered-down bill banning "naked" short-selling of all stocks and euro currency derivatives not intended for hedging against currency risks.

Retailer Asks Mayor for Help in Bedbug Battle

Wall Street Journal - Melanie Grayce West - ‎2 hours ago‎
Abercrombie & Fitch has found bedbugs in a second Manhattan store, leading the company's head to implore Mayor Michael Bloomberg for help.

Post mortem: KIN's tragic demise (and the fading of Danger)

Ars Technica - Peter Bright - ‎7 hours ago‎
The now-dead KIN was not a bad idea (read our hands-on with the platform). Microsoft's ambitions with the KIN were sound. As much as the iPhone and, lately, Android handsets garner all the press ...

Obama eulogizes Sen. Robert Byrd under West Virginia skies

Christian Science Monitor - Linda Feldmann - ‎3 hours ago‎
At a memorial service for Sen. Robert Byrd in West Virginia, regular folks and presidents alike gathered for a public celebration marked by moments of grace and humor.

Taliban kill 5 in attack on US aid group

Los Angeles Times - Laura King - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Taliban suicide squad attacks a compound in Kunduz used by a Washington development group, killing British, Filipino and German employees as well as a security guard and Afghan police officer.

Thomas Jefferson made slip in Declaration

The Associated Press - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Library of Congress officials say Thomas Jefferson made a Freudian slip while penning a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence.

FBI spent nearly decade pursuing spy suspects in bid to gain counterintelligence

Washington Post - Walter Pincus - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Alleged Russian spy, Anna Chapman, became an instant Web sensation following the release of photos posted on the Russian social-networking Web site "Odnoklassniki," or Classmates.

Researchers say Obama's slow on oil spill science, too

MiamiHerald.com - Renee Schoof - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - As an unprecedented amount of oil fouls the Gulf of Mexico, research scientists and ocean experts say the Obama administration's efforts to discover the magnitude of the damage are surprisingly uncoordinated.


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