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In Remembering the Boss, It's Often Just Business

New York Times - James Barron, Alan Feuer - ‎49 minutes ago‎
He was an outsider from Cleveland who became one of those unforgettable New York characters: deep pocketed and domineering, a victory-at-all-costs cutthroat, not shy about twisting arms - or the law.
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BP Nears Turning Point in Gulf Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Guy Chazan - ‎4 hours ago‎
BP PLC may finally be reaching a turning point in the Gulf of Mexico oil crisis, as it prepared to test a newly installed containment cap that could stop the flow of oil from its blown-out well for the first time since the Deepwater ...
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NAACP passes resolution on racism in tea party

Kansas City Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Late this afternoon the NAACP passed a resolution calling on all people - including tea party leaders - to condemn racism within the tea party movement.
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And the nominees for best racist Mel Gibson movie mashup are...

Hollywood Reporter - ‎1 hour ago‎
by THR Staff on July 13th, 2010 3:21 pm | View Comments When it comes to an actor of Mel Gibson's caliber, one can't help but dream of casting him opposite some of the other leading thespians of our time.

Ask the GeekTechers: Is the iPhone 4 'Death Grip' Recall-Worthy?

PC World - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The iPhone 4 "death grip" story continues to have legs. Consumer Reports says that it can't recommend the iPhone 4--despite the fact that it tops Consumer Reports' rankings--because of the so-called "death grip," and some in PR circles see a recall as ...

'Barefoot Bandit' Deported to the US

New York Times - Felicity Ingraham, William Yardley - ‎49 minutes ago‎
NASSAU, Bahamas - Colton A. Harris-Moore, the teenager known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” was deported to the United States Tuesday evening, just hours after pleading guilty to a single count of illegally landing ...

White House Unveils Plan to Fight AIDS

WebMD - Todd Zwillich - ‎45 minutes ago‎
July 13, 2010 -- The Obama administration on Tuesday committed itself to cutting the nation's stubborn HIV infection rate by 25% over the next five years.

Citing Demand, Intel Tops Forecast

New York Times - Ashlee Vance - ‎1 hour ago‎
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, easily exceeded Wall Street's expectations for the second-quarter on Tuesday. The company reported that its net income in the second quarter rose to $2.9 billion or 51 cents a share, ...

US top diplomat Clinton says Iranian nuclear scientist free to go

Xinhua - ‎33 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, July 13 (Xinhua) -- US State Secretary Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that the Iranian nuclear scientist who claimed being kidnapped by US agents is free to go.

NL All-Stars at AL All-Stars

Boston Globe - Janie McCauley - ‎35 minutes ago‎
This is the first All-Star Game played in Anaheim since 1989, when Bo Jackson and Wade Boggs hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning off Rick Reuschel.

'Ndrangheta Mafia undone: Italy arrests 300 in huge crackdown

Christian Science Monitor - Nick Squires - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 'Ndrangheta mafia, Italy's most powerful crime syndicate, was dealt a major blow by Italian police Tuesday. Police arrested 300, including the Ndrangheta mafia boss, Domenico Oppedisano.

Major banking bill faces final vote this week

The Associated Press - Jim Kuhnhenn - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday secured the 60 votes he needs in the Senate to pass a sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, all but ensuring that he soon will sign into law one of the top initiatives of his presidency.

Safety of diabetes drug Avandia debated by federal scientists

Washington Post - Rob Stein - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal scientists disagreed sharply Tuesday about whether the diabetes drug Avandia is unsafe and should be removed from the market.

Despite Stocks' Gains, Skeptics Wait and See

Wall Street Journal - Donna Kardos Yesalavich - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK—The stock market is making a strong early bet on second quarter earnings. Stocks rose sharply on Tuesday, marking their sixth straight day of gains that have brought the Dow Jones Industrial Average within shouting ...

Windows Phone Live Details Emerge: What We Know So Far

PC World - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Windows Phone 7 operating system won't arrive for a few more months (expect a splashy debut as the holiday season nears) and Microsoft is using the extra time to dole out morsels of information about its upcoming mobile OS--one with the unfortunate ...

Hornets, GM Jeff Bower part ways

SI.com - ‎21 minutes ago‎
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -New Orleans Hornets general manager Jeff Bower stepped down on Tuesday, parting ways with a franchise that is trying to prove to restless All-Star Chris Paul that it is serious about winning.

Ugandan police recover abandoned suicide vest after deadly bomb blasts

Xinhua - ‎20 minutes ago‎
KAMPALA, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Ugandan police have found unexploded suicide vest abandoned at a discotheque in Makindye, a city suburb in the south of the capital city of Kampala, police official said here on Tuesday.

Mickelson learns from past Opens, likes his chances at St. Andrews

USA Today - Steve DiMeglio - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Tim Hales, AP By Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Phil Mickelson dreamed of winning the British Open when he was a kid.

Facebook Sued For 84% Ownership Stake

InformationWeek - Alison Diana - ‎5 hours ago‎
Web designer Paul Ceglia says a 2003 contract entitles him to majority ownership of the social networking site. By Alison Diana Facebook has moved to overturn a recent temporary restraining order won by New York web designer Paul Ceglia, who filed suit ...

Drug plus counseling boosts weight loss: study

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An experimental obesity drug, taken along with formal counseling on lifestyle changes, may spur greater weight loss than counseling alone, a new study finds.

Toyota Says Driver Error Accounts for Most Acceleration Crashes

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
July 14 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp.'s investigation of accidents involving unintended acceleration traced “virtually all” to drivers who stepped on the wrong pedal, a company spokesman said.

Race, culture may play role in Alzheimer's disease

USA Today - Mary Brophy Marcus - ‎2 hours ago‎
Racial and cultural differences may impact how early people with dementia are diagnosed, the type of care they receive and how long they live— and they even impact the way families of Alzheimer's patients deal with ...

French National Assembly approves ban on face veils

Los Angeles Times - Alison Culliford - ‎3 hours ago‎
The legislation, which is part of an ongoing national debate on French identity, is expected to have no opposition in the Senate. By Alison Culliford, Los Angeles Times The French lower house of Parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a ban on ...

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