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BP Gets Approval, Begins Procedure To Test Gulf Well

Wall Street Journal - Cassandra Sweet, Susan Daker - ‎27 minutes ago‎
BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) said Wednesday it was fixing a leaky pipeline as part of steps to begin testing a new system that could stop oil gushing out of a broken well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Times Square Bomber Vows Revenge in Al-Arabiya Video

Washington Post - Chris Dolmetsch - ‎3 hours ago‎
July 14 (Bloomberg) -- Faisal Shahzad, who pleaded guilty last month to trying to explode a car bomb in New York's Times Square, says in a video that he planned the attack as revenge for the US war in Afghanistan, ...
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FDA Panel Votes to Restrict Avandia

New York Times - Gardiner Harris - ‎1 hour ago‎
GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug, should be withdrawn from the market or see its sales severely restricted because it increases the risks of heart attacks, a federal medical advisory panel voted Wednesday.
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Buchholz has Pawtucket start awaiting him

MLB.com - Quinn Roberts - ‎44 minutes ago‎
BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz will make his first start since straining his left hamstring while running the bases on June 26 in San Francisco for Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday.

Bumper solves iPhone 4 antennas woes, Consumer Reports confirms

Computerworld - Gregg Keizer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Computerworld - Consumer Reports magazine said on Wednesday that Apple iPhone 4 owners can eliminate reception problems by enclosing their phones in the "Bumper" case Apple sells.

Is 'The Hills' The Most Influential Reality-TV Program Of All Time?

MTV.com - Kyle Anderson, James Montgomery - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tuesday night (July 13), as you're probably aware, MTV's "The Hills" wrapped up its triumphant six-season run. And while it's probably too early to start talking about legacies, that's exactly what we've been doing ...

Lawmakers Consider Taxing Airlines' Fees

Wall Street Journal - Josh Mitchell - ‎4 hours ago‎
US House Democrats criticized airlines Wednesday for increasingly charging for checked baggage, seat selection and other services, and indicated they are considering legislation to tax the revenue collected from the fees.

Companies pile up cash but remain hesitant to add jobs

Washington Post - Jia Lynn Yang - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Corporate America is hoarding a massive pile of cash. It just doesn't want to spend it hiring anyone. Nonfinancial companies are sitting on $1.8 trillion in cash, roughly one-quarter more than at the beginning of the recession.

Chris Nolan's head games continue with 'Inception'

USA Today - Anthony Breznican - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the reporter's dream, director Christopher Nolan is talking, but it's impossible to hear him. He's in a blandly luxurious hotel room, sitting on a couch in a dark suit with his legs crossed, occasionally raking a hand ...

Jackson and Sharpton downplay tea party criticism

Kansas City Star - Dave Helling - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Two African-American leaders downplayed criticism of the tea party movement this afternoon after conservatives across the country took aim at an NAACP resolution alleging “elements” of tea party racism.

Microsoft could create the ultimate mobile music service

CNET - Matt Rosoff - ‎3 hours ago‎
This week, at Microsoft's annual conference for the partners who sell most of the company's products, Microsoft once again showed off its upcoming Windows Phone 7 platform and made a couple of interesting announcements that got me ...

Word of Mouth: Disney tries to pull a hit out of its bag of tricks

Los Angeles Times - ‎34 minutes ago‎
'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' has a proven team of winners, but 'Inception,' which also opens this week, has more momentum.

Even Without iPhone, Verizon Is Gaining on AT&T

New York Times - Brad Stone, Jenna Wortham - ‎59 minutes ago‎
It is a question that the nation's early adopters keep hearing from friends: when is the iPhone coming to Verizon? The combination of the biggest cellphone carrier in the United States and Apple's smash-hit phone would ...

Iranian Scientist Heads Home

New York Times - David E. Sanger, William Yong - ‎21 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - An Iranian nuclear scientist who American officials say defected to the United States last year, provided information about Iran's nuclear weapons program and then developed second thoughts, arrived home ...

House Democrats still fuming over Gibbs comments

CNN - Ed Henry, Deirdre Walsh - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robert Gibbs is under fire for saying that Democrats might lose control of the House. Washington (CNN) -- As President Barack Obama headed behind closed doors Wednesday evening with House Democratic ...

The Philippines: Storm Hits Manila

New York Times - ‎34 minutes ago‎
By AP A typhoon flooded parts of the capital, Manila, toppled power lines and killed at least 26 people on Wednesday, many of them trying to scramble to safety as the storm changed course.

Texas mayor apparently shot teen daughter, self

Washington Post - Elida S. Perez - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP COPPELL, Texas -- The mayor of an upscale Dallas suburb apparently shot her teenage daughter to death before fatally shooting herself, but only after leaving notes at their home warning officers about the scene they would find and ...

South Korea: Military Exercises Planned With the United States

New York Times - Elisabeth Bumiller - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The United States and South Korea are expected to hold joint military exercises soon in the Yellow Sea, a response to the sinking of a South Korean warship in March, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

White House Unveils Free Preventative Services

Wall Street Journal - Janet Adamy - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON—Treatments for the prevention of alcohol abuse, depression and obesity are among the services that will be free to consumers with new insurance plans starting in September.

Tiger Woods Goes for Third British Open Victory at St. Andrews

Washington Post - Bob Bensch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Woods won the oldest major championship, in its 150th year, in 2000 and 2005 at St. Andrews and is the 6-1 favorite at UK bookmaker William Hill Plc to make it a hat-trick at the Old Course.

Obama's New Effort to Curb the Spread of HIV/AIDS

Newsweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
The president launches a comprehensive strategy that seeks to bind state, federal, and private efforts. Preventing people from contracting HIV, one of the biggest obstacles in the fight against AIDS in America, is getting renewed attention from the ...

AIG Chairman Resigns, Citing Clash With Chief

New York Times - Mary Williams Walsh, Michael J. de la Merced - ‎1 hour ago‎
The conflict between the American International Group's chairman and its chief executive had been quietly building for months, and in recent days it became so palpable that many at the company were ...

Insulin Nasal Spray May Help Treat Alzheimer's

WebMD - Salynn Boyles - ‎3 hours ago‎
July 14, 2010 -- A unique treatment approach that involved twice-daily, nasally delivered insulin is showing early promise for boosting memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease.


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