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Demise of herring after Valdez spill raises questions on Gulf

Houston Chronicle - Matthew Tresaugue - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fishermen motor past boom and oiled grasses in Barataria Bay, La. The BP spill began during spawning season for many fish, and most likely killed eggs and larvae, scientists said.
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Obama chides Republicans for thwarting jobless extension

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama stepped up criticism of Republicans Saturday for blocking jobless aid, hammering home a Democratic election year attack line that casts the opposition as the party of the rich.
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Strong earthquake shakes Alaska island region

The Associated Press - ‎12 minutes ago‎
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A powerful earthquake shook an Aleutian Island region of Alaska late Saturday but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury, and no threat of a tsunami, officials said.
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Defiant Jobs Stands by iPhone 4

ABC News - Gabriel Madway, Poornima Gupta - ‎5 hours ago‎
CUPERTINO, California (Reuters) - A defiant Steve Jobs on Friday rejected any suggestion the iPhone 4's design was flawed, but offered consumers free phone cases to address reception complaints that have hurt Apple ...

Louis Oosthuizen on brink of first major

Boston Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AP ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The last test for Louis Oosthuizen was his second shot to the 17th green at St. Andrews, where the pin was planted perilously behind the Road Hole bunker.

Standardized English Tests Are Halted in Iran

New York Times - June Torbati - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Educational Testing Service has announced that it is temporarily suspending registration for its tests in Iran, including the popular Test of English as a Foreign Language, in what may be one of the first ...

Brignac's 2 homers lift Rays

Boston Globe - ‎58 minutes ago‎
AP / July 18, 2010 AJ Burnett and the New York Yankees ended a difficult week on a sour note. The big righthander cut both palms when he slammed a set of double doors in frustration after giving up the first of Reid Brignac's two home runs yesterday in ...

Australia govt holds poll lead as campaign gears up

Reuters - Ed Davies, Michael Perry - ‎17 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY, July 18 (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is on course for a narrow win in an Aug. 21 election, an opinion poll showed on Sunday, as the economy, border protection and population swiftly emerged as key campaign ...

Mel Gibson's Family Stands by Him During Oksana Drama

People Magazine - Elizabeth Leonard - ‎11 hours ago‎
Even as Mel Gibson is embroiled in a nasty legal battle with his former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva and faces fall-out from a series of rage-filled leaked audiotapes, the embattled actor can count on at least one thing: his family ...

Airbus's Leahy Predicts 131 Orders at Air Show as Demand Gains

BusinessWeek - ‎14 minutes ago‎
July 18 (Bloomberg) -- Airbus SAS, the world's largest aircraft maker, can double the 131 orders it received in the first half during this week's Farnborough Air Show as global travel rebounds, Chief Operating Officer John Leahy said.

'Inception': Let's talk about that ending

Entertainment Weekly - Mike Bruno - ‎6 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Melissa MoseleyPretty sure the headline makes it clear enough, but I'm gonna go ahead and slap a big ol' SPOILER ALERT on this one anyway, because some people are too busy to actually read headlines.

Steinbrenner Is Talk of Old-Timers' Day, but a Beloved Yankee Is Missing

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎5 hours ago‎
The 1950 World Series winners, including Hank Workman (9), Duane Pillette (35) and Charlie Silvera, were honored Saturday. By BEN SHPIGEL A few months after George Steinbrenner took over as the Yankees' principal owner in January 1973, Ron Blomberg met ...

Could the Droid X Replace Your Laptop?

PC World - Jeff Bertolucci - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Droid X appears to be an opening day hit. Motorola's new smartphone--Verizon Wireless' answer to the Apple iPhone 4 via AT&T and HTC EVO 4G via Sprint--has already sold out online and at various retail shops across the ...

Clinton arrives in Pakistan for talks

AFP - ‎42 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan Sunday for strategic talks aimed at bolstering bilateral ties and securing firmer support for the war in Afghanistan.

Report: Paris Hilton busted with marijuana

USA Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
A nose knows: According to French newspaper Corse Matin, the heiress was detained in Corsica for about 30 minutes on Friday after dogs sniffed out about a gram of marijuana in her bag.

Red Sox Stay Patient and Solve Rangers' Lee

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AP Kevin Youkilis spoiled Cliff Lee's bid for his second straight complete game. Then he ruined the Texas Rangers' chance for their third consecutive win.

As Facebook Users Die, Ghosts Reach Out

New York Times - Jenna Wortham - ‎10 hours ago‎
Facebook suggested that Courtney Purvin get in touch with a friend who had died in April. By JENNA WORTHAM Courtney Purvin got a shock when she visited Facebook last month.

A wide-ranging variety of viewpoints on tea party racism story

Kansas City Star - Derek Donovan - ‎4 hours ago‎
I have heard a wide variety of nuanced, thoughtful feedback from readers about the July 16 A1 story on allegations of racism among tea party protesters.

20 Arrested Over Attacks in Uganda

New York Times - Josh Kron - ‎12 hours ago‎
KAMPALA, Uganda - The police have arrested a second batch of suspects in connection to last Sunday's terrorist attacks in this capital that killed 76 people, and they said suicide bombers were probably involved in the attacks.

Sheriff: 2 dead, 4 hurt in WA state park shooting

The Associated Press - ‎51 minutes ago‎
SEATTLE - Gunman opened fire during a party at a state park near Seattle Saturday night, killing two men and wounding four others, authorities said.

EU foreign policy chief tours Gaza

The Associated Press - Karin Laub - ‎22 minutes ago‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The EU foreign policy chief launched a tour of Gaza Strip on Sunday by urging Israel to throw open the territory's long-blockaded borders.

An active first family is on the move in Maine

Washington Post - Felicia Sonmez - ‎5 hours ago‎
BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- President Obama and his family aren't just getting outside the Beltway on their brief vacation here -- they're getting outside, period.

Feeling right at home, Wainwright quiets LA

MLB.com - Michael Bleach - ‎5 hours ago‎
ST. LOUIS -- Home-field advantage is hard to quantify in baseball. Sure, players know the quirks of their home parks better, and supportive fans are presumably better than negative ones.


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