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L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) - Britain and the United States may see room for more stimulus. Germany is worried that it has done too much already.
Gordon Brown to warn G8 leaders of threat of second recession Telegraph.co.uk
G-8 summit is expected to be a test of Obama's leadership Los Angeles Times
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The public mourning of Michael Jackson may be done, but the saga that was his personal life is far from over. Nothing made that more clear than the one surprise of Tuesday's memorial service, watched by millions around the world: the ...
Michael Jackson: A requiem for a king Los Angeles Times
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URUMQI, China -- Thousands of angry ethnic Han Chinese wielding clubs and machetes roamed this capital city of Xinjiang territory and engaged in sporadic revenge attacks against Uighurs after deadly riots Sunday.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Sarah Palin's decision to step down as Alaska governor was driven in part by her wish to help Republican candidates across the country, associates say.
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Stations reject marijuana legalization ad Contra Costa Times
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Security Flaws Found at Federal Buildings Washington Post
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Google announced plans late Tuesday night to develop operating software for personal computers, initially the downsized PCs called Netbooks.
Google's new operating system to take on Microsoft The Associated Press
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SEOUL, July 8 (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank looks certain to keep interest rates at a record low on Thursday but will likely call for caution over possible asset price bubbles amid ample liquidity.
Cyber Attacks Cripple Web Sites New York Times
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July 8 (Bloomberg) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, will decide this month whether to sell shares in Hong Kong, as it seeks to restart its $12 billion Macau ...
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Deal with SoundExchange allows webcasters such as Pandora to pay lower per-song royalties or a percentage of their revenue. By Jim Puzzanghera Reporting from Washington -- The music won't stop for Internet radio after a group of webcasters struck an ...
Royalty Plan Is Set For Online Radio Wall Street Journal
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'Harry Potter' countdown: Composer Nicholas Hooper Los Angeles Times
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A reporter mourns the loss of her idol - in private Philadelphia Inquirer
Denver Post - - 18 minutes ago
The notion of "wall to wall" gained new meaning Tuesday with entertainer Michael Jackson's memorial service. Newer technology, including online streams, live blogging and Twitter, expanded media coverage exponentially, and the audience ...
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Administration moves to bolster food safety net Los Angeles Times
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Pope Benedict XVI criticized the international economic system yesterday and called for a new global structure based on social responsibility, concern for the dignity of the worker and a respect for ethics.
Video: Pope Proposes New Financial Order The Associated Press
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