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Debt Talks Continue Monday as $4 Trillion Debt Plan Remains Deadlocked

Fox News -
AP July 10: President Barack Obama meets with congressional leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House. President Obama tells congressional leaders to come back to the White House Monday after negotiations on Sunday deadlocked over a $4 trillion ...
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Jaycee Dugard opens up to ABC News' Diane Sawyer -
July 10, 2011 (NEW YORK) (WLS) -- Jaycee Dugard says the most haunting memory of her 18 years in captivity was the sound of the door lock that kept her trapped.

US women know July 10 is their day

Deseret News -
It did not look, even a little, like the US women's soccer team, playing with 10 players instead of 11 because of a controversial red card, could defeat the world's best female soccer player and her Brazilian teammates in ...

Rupert Grint Talks 'Harry Potter' World Cup Chances -
Forget the NCAA Tournament: This is the bracket to end all brackets. For weeks, Harry Potter fans - in preparation for the saga's final installment, "Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

Labour Party Vows to Fight Murdoch's Bid to Take Over Cable Company

New York Times -
Rupert Murdoch walked from a hotel to his apartment with his son James Murdoch, left, in central London. By JOHN F. BURNS LONDON - The $12 billion bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation to take over Britain's most lucrative satellite broadcast ...

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US Delays $800 Million in Pakistan Aid as Ties at 'Low Point'

Bloomberg -
The US is withholding about $800 million in military aid to Pakistan over actions by the nuclear- armed country since the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, said White House Chief of ...

Scores Are Killed as Train in India Derails

New York Times -
The train known as the Kalka Mail, heading toward New Delhi, derailed in northern India, killing at least 31 and injuring hundreds.

US, France Confront Syria Over Embassy Protests

Voice of America -
July 10, 2011 US, France Confront Syria Over Embassy Protests VOA News The United States has accused Syria of organizing an angry, two-day demonstration outside the US embassy in Damascus to protest Ambassador Robert Ford's visit to the besieged ...

Over 100 missing after boat sinks in Russia's Volga

Reuters India -
Russian Emergencies Ministry members sit in a motor boat on the bank of the Volga river as they start the search for the missing people from a tourist boat in the Tatarstan region July 10, 2011.

Work Begins for South Sudan

Wall Street Journal -
Officials of the Republic of South Sudan basked Sunday in the glow of a one-day old nation. By Monday, they will begin work on building an economy that now depends on oil for 98% of its revenue.

Mass. city to pay wedded gay workers to offset tax

Forbes -
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The city of Cambridge, Mass., is now paying a stipend to same-sex married public employees to defray the cost of a federal tax that city officials call unfair.

Minnesota's budget crisis could help Pawlenty

USA Today -
By Susan Page, USA TODAY By Gary Fandel, for USA TODAY By Gary Fandel, for USA TODAY Critics accuse the state's two-term governor, who left office in January, of using short-term fixes that laid the groundwork for the state's current fiscal problems.

Dollar, yen gain ahead of euro-zone meeting

MarketWatch -
TOKYO (MarketWatch) - The dollar and yen gained on their European rival Monday, ahead of an emergency euro-zone meeting due later in the day, reportedly aimed at preventing the Greek sovereign-debt contagion from ...

RPT-UPDATE 2-China June inflation at 3-yr high; revives rate debate

Reuters -
BEIJING, July 9 (Reuters) - China's annual inflation accelerated to a three-year high in June, increasing the chances that the central bank will keep raising interest rates to tame price pressures that are spreading beyond ...

Iron Ore Imports by China Decline as Monsoon Rains in India Slow Shipments

Bloomberg -
By Bloomberg News - Sun Jul 10 04:14:49 GMT 2011 China, the world's biggest buyer of iron ore, cut purchases by 4 percent in June from the previous month as India's wet season curbed shipments and as Chinese mills sought supplies from domestic mines.

Japan to Hold Reactor Tests Before Restart

Bloomberg -
Japan will carry out safety tests on halted nuclear reactors before allowing them to restart, according to a statement released in Tokyo today.

Nestle to Buy 60% Stake in Chinese Snack Maker Hsu Fu Chi for $1.7 Billion

Bloomberg -
By Bloomberg News - Mon Jul 11 03:27:00 GMT 2011 Hsu Fu Chi International Ltd. food products are arranged for a photograph in Beijing.

NASA astronauts trial urine sports drink

Sydney Morning Herald -
The crew of Atlantis, the final mission of the US space shuttle program, are testing a urine recycling system developed by NASA that is capable of turning astronauts' pee into a tasty sports drink.

Some thoughts on Google+

Business Insider -
Like every other early adopter, I've been checking out Google+ and I've been surprised by what's been missing from the commentary.

Kate Hudson and Victoria Beckham both gave birth over the weekend

Boston Herald -
By Herald wire services KATE HUDSON and Victoria Beckham both gave birth over the weekend! Kate welcomed a baby boy with her fiance, Muse star Matt Bellamy, yesterday in LA, her rep told People magazine.

Kate Hudson gives birth to a son -
ACTRESS Kate Hudson and her British rocker fiancé Matthew Bellamy are the proud parents of a new baby boy. Kate, 32, who already has an eight-year-old son, gave birth on Saturday at a hospital in Los Angeles, ...

Transformers Claims Its Spot as Year's Highest-Grossing Film

New York Magazine -
Transformers: Dark of the Moon made another $47 million at the box office this weekend, bumping its cumulative earnings to $261 million.

Halle Berry Calls 911 Over Intruder ... AGAIN -
Halle Berry called 911 today -- the second time she's done so this weekend -- after she once again spotted an intruder on her property.

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' season premiere review: Larry David enters a new period

Entertainment Weekly -
I didn't realize how much I'd missed Curb Your Enthusiasm until Larry David greeted a Girl Scout who asked if he wanted to buy some cookies with a genial, “I find them abhorrent but come on in!

Surgery to bench A-Rod 4-6 weeks -
NEW YORK - Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez will have surgery today in Miami to repair the torn meniscus in his right knee, and he is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, the team said.

Joe Bryant will replace Jennifer Gillom as Sparks head coach

Los Angeles Times -
Sparks assistant coach Joe Bryant will replace Jennifer Gillom as head coach, the team announced Sunday. The Sparks have fallen to fifth place in the WNBA's six-team Western Conference with a record of 4-6.

Round 3 Notes: Nature Valley First Tee Open

PGA Tour -
Weather: Variable cloudiness with highs in the low 60s. Winds were from the NW at 5-15 mph. • Jeff Sluman made it three wins in his last four starts at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach when he ...

Hee Kyung Seo leads Women's Open - for now

David Cannon/Getty ImagesCristie Kerr hopes to bypass current Women's Open leader Hee Kyung Seo in her last two holes to be played Monday after a rain delay.

Giants double up Mets

Los Angeles Times -
Nate Schierholtz went 4-for-4, Pablo Sandoval extended his hitting streak to 21 games and Matt Cain tossed six scoreless innings to help the Giants beat the Mets, 4-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series.

ADL: San Francisco Circumcision Comic is Anti-Semitic [PHOTOS]

International Business Times -
The heated debate of the San Francisco circumcision ban referendum has produced an anti-circumcision comic book called Foreskin Man.

Arizona man died from Europe E. coli infection, CDC says -
The death of an Arizona man and five other US cases of severe E. coli infection were caused by the deadly food poisoning outbreak that has ravaged Europe, federal health officials confirmed Friday.


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