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Libyans brave risk of violence to vote

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By David D. Kirkpatrick Manu Brabo/AP BENGHAZI, Libya - Defying expectations and in some places bullets, Libyans across most of their country voted on Saturday in their first election after more than four decades of isolation and totalitarianism under ...
Libyans celebrate free vote despite violence
AP PHOTOS: First Libyan Election After Gadhafi
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US, Pakistan ties still raise tough questions: Clinton

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By Arshad Mohammed | TOKYO (Reuters) - The US-Pakistani relationship remains challenging for both despite the reopening of Pakistani land routes to resupply US troops in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday.
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Boehner: I can't make you love Mitt Romney

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Play CBS News Video (CBS News) When House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, endorsed Mitt Romney for president in April, he pledged to do "everything I can to help him win.
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Russia floods: Putin orders inquiry over mass deaths

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into whether enough was done to prevent mass deaths in the southern flood-hit Krasnodar region.
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Silva TKO's Sonnen in second round

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Reid Forgrave has worked for the Des Moines Register, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Seattle Times. His work has been recognized by Associated Press Sports Editors, the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, and the American Association of Sunday ...
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Tom Cruise Divorce: Does Scientology Deserve Its Bad Reputation?

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Over the last week, Scientology has taken a beating in the press. From exposes on its Sea Organization to wild stories about children being subjected to questions about their parents, guarded truths and strange rumors have been on the front pages of ...
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Shells Fired From Syria Kill Lebanese

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BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Shells fired from Syria on Saturday killed at least two Lebanese civilians and wounded 10 others, security officials said, in the latest instance of violence spilling across the border.
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Clinton Says Assad's Days Are Numbered

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Tokyo - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says opposition attacks in Syria are stepping up pressure on the government. Secretary Clinton says mounting military defections and bolder opposition attacks in Damascus are further isolating Syrian ...
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Bombs Kill 14 in Afghanistan

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AP KABUL, Afghanistan—Roadside bombs have killed 14 Afghan civilians and one member of the US-led international military coalition in southern Afghanistan, Afghan and NATO authorities said Sunday.
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thousands protest in Mexico City against president-elect, alleging vote fraud

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Marco Ugarte / AP Wearng a Guy Fawkes mask, a protester holds a banner that reads in Spanish, "No to another fraud," during a march in Mexico City on Saturday.
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Japan's gov't in purchase talks with Japanese owner of disputed islands in ...

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TOKYO - Japan's leader says that his government is negotiating to buy islands in the East China Sea that are at the center of a territorial dispute with China, a move that could elevate tensions between the Asian powerhouses.
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Barney Frank marries longtime partner Jim Ready

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By Amanda Cedrone Barney Frank and Jim Ready's ceremony Saturday at the Marriott Newton was officiated by Governor Deval Patrick.

Temperatures across US to cool slightly, but remain hot

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Americans in much of the country on Sunday will get a slight break from temperatures that were near or above the 100 a day earlier.
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Lucky baby golden eagle survives Utah wildfire

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This Friday, July 6, 2012, photo, shows a 70-day-old golden eagle in Ogden, Utah, that was feared lost but found burned alive on June 28 behind a charred tree, about 25 feet below the nest that was burned to a crisp in the 5500-acre Dump Fire near ...
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JE James: Politicians aren't fixing the economy

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JE James is a retired Navy captain and former carrier pilot who lives in Stamford. Watching this dismal presidential campaign it is becoming clear that although President Obama and Mitt Romney agree that the economy and jobs are the most important ...
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Economy slows and now comes the earnings season

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By Richard Hubbard | LONDON (Reuters) - Growing disillusion over the latest steps to resolve Europe's debt crisis and policy easing by major central banks will dominate market sentiment in the coming week, with equity investors also braced for a new ...
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Portman visits NH, but not to meet with Romney

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CONCORD, NH - Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, a top prospect to become Mitt Romney's running mate, told reporters on Saturday he has "no plans" to meet with the presumptive nominee who is vacationing in nearby Wolfeboro.
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Romney's in his element at vacation home

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WOLFEBORO, NH - If his choice of vacation spot has told us anything about Mitt Romney, it may be this: The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is comfortable in a place where there are no nose rings, where the water is clear, the boats have ...
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Democrats, Republicans using health care ruling to raise funds

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"I've been around politics and campaigns for 20 years, and I've never seen an... In theory, the US Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law would appear to be a clear win for the president's re-election chances in ...
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Galaxy Nexus reappears in Google Play store

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After the temporary lifting of a pretrial ban on US sales of the device, the smartphone is once again available for purchase on Google Play.
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Yahoo, Facebook Settle Patent Dispute

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By Cameron Scott, IDG News Yahoo and Facebook announced Friday they have settled a high-profile patent dispute with a deal that analysts said would likely be good for both sides.
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Angelina Jolie Receives Citizen of Sarajevo Award & Rocks Engagement Ring ...

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Angelina Jolie (and her $500000 rock!) were honored in Bosnia at the 18th Sarajevo Film Festival on Saturday. The actress turned up at the festival to support her flick In the Land of Blood and Honey.
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PICS: Taylor Swift Hugs Patrick Schwarzenegger During Kennedys Vacation!

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Taylor Swift, 22, spent Independence Day hanging out with Patrick Schwarzenegger, 18, at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, a source tells Us Weekly.
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Andy Murray at Wimbledon 2012: Only triumph will do in Scot's annual quest

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Andy Murray believes Rudyard Kipling was mistaken. He recalls, in vivid detail, the first time he stood beneath Kipling's immortal 'two impostors' line at the entrance to Centre Court and his resolution, even as a 17 year-old competing in his first ...
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Griffin, Harden, Iguodala complete Team USA

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Billy Witz has contributed to The New York Times and covered a multitude of sporting events. A Tulane University grad, Witz has won Associated Press Sports Editor awards for investigative reporting, feature writing and game stories.
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Forrest Griffin: 'I Pressed the Gas Pedal, and Nothing Happened'

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By Mike Whitman Jul 8, 2012 Forrest Griffin may have sent Tito Ortiz into retirement on Saturday night, but the former light heavyweight champion did not go quietly.
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Red Sox-Yankees series: July 6-8

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Pedro Ciriaco was the star of the game for the Red Sox in the nightcap of a doubleheader Saturday at Fenway Park. Ciriaco had three hits, drove in three runs, scored twice and stole a base to lead the Red Sox to a 9-5 victory over the Yankees.
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Cause of plankton blooms in North Atlantic discovered, say scientists

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According to a recent press release, oceanographers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (or WHOI) in Massachusetts recently published new data concerning the annual diatom bloom—a process that sustains the ocean's ecosystem and absorbs vast ...

New optimism about stemming spread of AIDS virus

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WASHINGTON (AP) - An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world.

Health care craziness; beam me up

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By Paul Choiniere The Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, oversaw as governor of Massachusetts the approval of the most comprehensive health insurance program found in any state this side of Europe.
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EP67 Protein May Prevent Flu By Boosting Immune System, Mouse Study Suggests

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Scientists may have pinpointed a potential way to prevent the flu by identifying a protein that amps up the immune system, according to a new animal study.

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