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5.4 Magnitude Quake Rattles Southern California

Wall Street Journal - Peter Sanders, Tamara Audi - ‎12 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck an area near Palm Springs, Calif., on Wednesday afternoon, and the shaking was felt more than 100 miles away, but there were no initial reports of damage or ...
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Calif NAACP chief criticized for pot prop backing

San Jose Mercury News - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP SAN JOSE, Calif.—The president of the NAACP's California chapter says she will not falter in her support of a measure to legalize marijuana despite criticism from some religious leaders who are calling for her to resign.
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Obama and recess appointments: He's not the only one to make them often

Christian Science Monitor - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Recent presidents have made more recess appointments because of partisan gridlock in the Senate, where nominations are held up, analysts say.
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Friends fear Lindsay could harm herself

msnbc.com - Ree Hines - ‎28 minutes ago‎
David McNew / AP Lindsay Lohan's friends worry that with two weeks of free time, the starlet may hurt herself before she surrenders to begin her jail sentence.

Absence of banned Mueller hurts Germany's attack in semifinal loss to Spain

The Canadian Press - Nesha Starcevic - ‎33 minutes ago‎
DURBAN, South Africa - Germany missed the attacking thrust of the suspended Thomas Mueller in the World Cup semifinals on Wednesday, creating few chances before losing 1-0 to a dominant Spain.

Firefox 4: Paying GUI Homage To Chrome?

ChannelWeb - Edward J. Correia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Looking at Mozilla's new Firefox 4 beta 1 GUI, the first thing that struck the CRN Test Center was the amount of what appears to be wasted space at the top of every window.

ESPN Clears the Lane for James to Go One-on-One

New York Times - Richard Sandomir - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Like the president of the United States asking networks to clear time for a prime-time address, LeBron James solicited ESPN for an hour of its time Thursday night to address the nation on a matter of critical importance.

Wall Street Stages Biggest Rally Since May

New York Times - Graham Bowley - ‎1 hour ago‎
The stock market staged its biggest rally since May on Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrial average above 10000, as investors rushed to buy blue-chip shares near their lowest levels this year.

European Parliament Seeks Ban on Foods From Cloned Animals

New York Times - James Kanter - ‎6 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS - The European Parliament appealed on Wednesday for a ban on the sale of foods from cloned animals and their offspring, the latest sign of deepening concern in the European Union about the safety and ethics of new food ...

Notorious 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Nabbed?

ABC News - Lauren Sher, Alyssa Litoff - ‎4 hours ago‎
The "Grim Sleeper" serial killer who has eluded Los Angeles police for more than two decades may have finally been nabbed.

Suicide bomber kills 33 in Baghdad

Los Angeles Times - Ned Parker, Nadeem Hamid - ‎1 hour ago‎
The blast is one of eight apparently targeting Shiite pilgrims as well as security forces. Residents, including Sunnis, come to the aid of the wounded after the explosion.

Some Democrats Fear Backlash Over Obama's Handling of Immigration

FOXNews - Carl Cameron - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some Democrats, even in Arizona, are fearing an election backlash over immigration, as President Obama sues Arizona over its new immigration enforcement law and pushes Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul.

YouTube Launches Leanback: Web Video for Couch Potatoes

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google's YouTube launched YouTube Leanback late on Wednesday, a technology that intelligently plays new YouTube videos continuously, apparently forever.

Alleged Al Qaeda operatives indicted in New York plot

Los Angeles Times - Julia Love - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The indictment names new suspects in the case, including two who allegedly were planning a similar attack in Britain. By Julia Love, Tribune Washington Bureau An unsuccessful plan to detonate homemade bombs in the New York subway system last year was ...

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire creator wins Disney trial

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A British firm which created the quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? has won a multi-million pound legal battle against Disney over unpaid profits.

'Idol' summer tour nixes 7 shows, moves up others

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - "American Idol" is voting off several stops on its summer tour. Seven shows on the American Idol Live! Tour have been canceled while others have been changed, according to a revised schedule released by tour organizer Live Nation.

Video: Solar Impulse Cleared for Night Flight

Wired News - Jason Paur - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Solar Impulse team has given pilot André Borschberg the thumbs up to fly through the night. The team on the ground has been carefully monitoring the aircraft's batteries and power usage throughout the day in Switzerland.

Wells Fargo to consolidate unit; Hot Topic shares gain

MarketWatch - Carla Mozee - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Wells Fargo & Co. shares ticked higher late Wednesday after the banking firm said it will restructure of one of its units, including the elimination of positions, while Hot Topic Inc. shares rose ...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Keeps Falling: Report

BusinessWeek - Steven Reinberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
WEDNESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the United States, according to new statistics from the American Cancer Society.

Ringo Starr -- "You Say it's Your Birthday"

CBS News - Anthony Mason - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Beatles member, Ringo Starr, celebrated his 70th birthday at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City. Watch footage of the Beatles in Washington, DC from 1964.

Stress Tests Must be Tough

Wall Street Journal - Patience Wheatcroft - ‎1 hour ago‎
The plan to stress test European banks was intended to reassure markets that the institutions were strong enough to withstand any difficulties they are likely to face in the wake of the financial crisis, Instead, the tests, ...

Robert Butler Dies at 83: Aging Expert Won Pulitzer

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robert Butler was only 83 when he died. That might seem like a respectable age - indeed, it exceeds the average life expectancy of a white American man by 6½ years - but Butler, the prominent gerontologist, psychiatrist and founder of the US ...

L'Oreal, the minister and the 'envelopes of cash'

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
It started out as a dispute between the heiress to a cosmetics fortune and her family. But the row over Liliane Bettencourt's finances has now reached out to touch the president of France himself.


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