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Boehner ends his bid for a 'big deal' | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-07-10

Philadelphia Inquirer -
He instead backed Biden's midsize package to cut debt. The speaker had sought huge cuts, a new tax code. By Paul Kane and Lori Montgomery WASHINGTON - House Speaker John A. Boehner abandoned efforts Saturday night to reach a comprehensive ...
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In South Sudan, cry of 'freedom' rings

Boston Globe -
South Sudanese raised the flag of their new country yesterday to celebate independence from Sudan. It is the world's newest nation and will be the newest member of the United Nations.

Major earthquake strikes off the northern coast of Japan

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A major earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast Sunday, prompting tsunami advisories that were later canceled, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.

Jeter reaches 3000; Yankees win

Boston Globe -
AP / July 10, 2011 NEW YORK - Mobbed by his pinstriped pals after the ball sailed into the left-field seats, showered by ovations from his fans, Derek Jeter stood alone - the first Yankees player to reach 3000 hits.

For 'Harry Potter' fans, an era is ending

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Friday marks the end of an era. Some, like Warner Bros. executive Dan Fellman, compare its finality to the breakup of the Beatles.

Kyle Busch takes shine to Kentucky

Boston Globe -
AP / July 10, 2011 SPARTA, Ky. - Kyle Busch figured the best way to beat the traffic last night at Kentucky Speedway: He simply stayed out of it.

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Malaysian authorities crack down on protesters

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By the CNN Wire Staff Malaysian police handcuff protesters at a mass rally calling for electoral reform in Kuala Lumpur on July 9. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) -- Malaysian authorities cracked down on protesters demanding free and fair elections ...

Al-Qaida's end could be near, officials say -
KABUL - Al-Qaida's defeat is “within reach,” US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday during his first visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief.

Feature: Unrest across Syria casts shadow on soap operas

Xinhua -
DAMASCUS, July 9 (Xinhua) -- It appears that Syria's once- flourishing soap opera industry is losing its glory and sliding into a recession after Arab television networks and satellite channels declined to buy Syrian soaps in ...

At Least 40 killed in Mexico in 24 Hours in Suspected Drug Cartel Attacks

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MEXICO CITY - Mexican officials blamed turf wars between some of the country's most brutal drug cartels for a wave of violence across the nation that killed more than 40 people in three attacks, including 21 people massacred in a night club in the ...

Unhappy workers threaten to shut down Egypt's Suez Canal

Kansas City Star -
On July 2, someone broke into an electricity control room here and threw a switch. Suddenly, Port Tawfiq, the vast shipyard that marks the southern entrance to the Suez Canal, and the southern half of the city of Suez went dark.

Homecoming prepared for forthright former first lady Betty Ford

Detroit Free Press -
Residents begin remembrances at Ford Museum: A memorial for victims of the mass shootings was already taking place outside the Ford Museum Friday night when the news of Betty Ford's death was announced.

SHIRLEY: Anthony a case of 'Missing White Woman Syndrome'

The Daily News Journal -
I'm just going to admit on the front end that I don't understand the obsession with all things Casey Anthony. Anthony, as most of you are no doubt aware, is the young woman who was found not guilty last week of murdering her daughter ...

Greens and Glitter for Royal Couple; Skid Row Next

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Hollywood royalty mingled with the real thing as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent a sun-splashed day on the polo fields of Santa Barbara County followed by a diamond-studded night amid movie glitterati at the ...

Vacationers Undeterred After Grizzly Kills a Hiker

New York Times -
By AP YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Word spread quickly through Yellowstone National Park about a fatal grizzly bear mauling - the park's first in 25 years - but few of the people visiting here at the height of tourist season seemed inclined ...

Video cameras help protect us, say police -
OAKLAND, Calif. - Before hitting the streets, Oakland police officer Huy Nguyen's routine usually goes something like this: TERRY COLLINS; The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif.

China's June Trade Surplus Reaches $22.27 Billion, Customs Bureau Says

Bloomberg -
By Bloomberg News - Sun Jul 10 05:57:29 GMT 2011 China's trade surplus widened more than forecast to $22.3 billion in June, the highest level in seven months, as imports grew at the slowest pace since 2009.

Markets Hub: The Week Ahead: Google Earnings

MarketWatch -
MarketWatch's Laura Mandaro sets the economic scene for next week, where earnings from Alcoa, Google, Citigroup and JP Morgan are likely to set the tone for investors.

Tioga County native pilots final space shuttle flight

Towanda Daily Review -
The crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis are pictured during a briefing prior to their departure. Astronaut Doug Hurley's parents, Sherry and Harvey (Harv) Hurley, are pictured in front of the Space Shuttle Atlantis ...

Google+: What you'd see if you had an invite

Economic Times -
Google Plus debuted last week. It happens to be the web giant's third attempt at capturing a piece of the social networking pie (Orkut, Buzz and Wave are all Google babies).

Here's what I'd like to see in next iPhone

Jackson Clarion Ledger -
Since the next generation of the iPhone was not announced at Apple's last shindig in June, we can only speculate about what we hope is coming this fall.

Hollywood royalty meets real British royalty

Reuters -
Britain's Prince William speaks to actress Jennifer Garner (R), as actress Rita Wilson watches, at the BAFTA Brits to Watch event in Los Angeles, California July 9, 2011.

Oscar organizers downplay talk of Oprah as host

Reuters -
Oprah Winfrey gives a thumbs-up to the media while attending the third day of the Allen and Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 8, 2011.

Movie review: 'Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest'

Los Angeles Times -
The documentary from actor Michael Rapaport is an absorbing exploration of the history of the long-running hip-hop collective, and where its members might go from here.

Ortiz regrets altercation

Boston Globe -
Umpire Mike Estabrook and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters get in David Ortiz's way during Friday's contentious eighth inning.

Hamilton walkoff uplifting

Boston Globe -
AP / July 10, 2011 Josh Hamilton hit a game-ending, two-run homer to give Texas a 7-6 victory over Oakland last night at Arlington, Texas, extending the Rangers' winning streak to six games.

Game of the Day Dodgers 1, Padres 0

San Francisco Chronicle -
AP Navarro then looped a 1-2 pitch into short right-center to spark a jubilant on-field celebration, right, and give Los Angeles three consecutive shutout victories for the first time since July 1991.

Ten keys for the US against Brazil

Fox News -
LIVERPOOL, England - The United States will face fierce rivals Brazil on Saturday in a titanic quarterfinals clash at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Mariners-Angels Preview -
Though he's not headed to the All-Star game at this time, Dan Haren is closing the first half of the season as if he belongs. Haren will try to win his fourth straight start and give the surging Los Angeles Angels a four-game sweep of Seattle on Sunday ...

Triple Vaccine Boostrix Approved For Senior Patients By US FDA

Medical News Today -
The FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) has approved the triple vaccine "Boostrix" - for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) - for individuals aged 65+ years.

European E. coli confirmed in US death

The Associated Press -
ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said lab tests show an Arizona man was infected with the same E. coli ...


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