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WASHINGTON - President Obama yesterday stood by his criticism that Cambridge police “acted stupidly'' when they arrested Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Obama eases stance on arrest of black Harvard professor Los Angeles Times
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CHICAGO (AP) -Mark Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in major league history, getting a huge assist from Chicago center fielder DeWayne Wise, and the White Sox beat Tampa Bays 5-0 on Thursday.
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WASHINGTON - White House officials negotiated furiously on Thursday to keep major health care legislation on track after the Senate majority leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, said his chamber would not vote on a ...
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TBILISI, Georgia, July 23 -- Breaking with the cautious tone the Obama administration has adopted toward the Kremlin, Vice President Biden told a room of Georgian children Thursday that Russia "used a pretext to invade your country" in ...
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BISHKEK (Reuters) - Early results from Kyrgyzstan's presidential election gave an overwhelming lead to incumbent Kurmanbek Bakiyev in a vote the opposition said was rigged.
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NEW YORK, July 23 -- A two-year federal probe into a money laundering operation taking place between the New York area and Israel ballooned into one of the biggest bribery and corruption sweeps in New Jersey history, netting three ...
Video: NJ Residents 'Disappointed' in Corruption Probe The Associated Press
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CNN - - 28 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama plans to announce the next phase of education funding Friday as one round of stimulus money filters through state governments and into school districts.
California to be told to use test scores in evaluating teachers Los Angeles Times
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President Obama, who had urged quick action, takes the delay in stride but says it's no excuse to slow down work. The House continues to push for a floor vote before its summer recess.
Health Reform Deadline In Doubt Washington Post
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STOCKHOLM -- LM Ericsson Telephone Co., the world's largest telecommunications network company by sales, Friday posted a 56% drop in second-quarter net profit on continuing restructuring charges, and said the economic downturn is ...
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July 24 (Bloomberg) -- Merck KGaA said second-quarter profit dropped 48 percent as sales of liquid crystals used in flat-panel electronics slumped and spending on drug research and development increased.
Germany's Merck Posts 48% Drop in Net Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
The software giant's net income falls to $3.05 billion in its fiscal fourth quarter, down from $4.3 billion a year earlier, as revenue declines 17%.
Microsoft profit falls 29 percent Houston Chronicle
PC Magazine - - 1 hour ago
AT&T is aware of the complaints many people have about the iPhone, but CEO Randall Stephenson told a crowd at Fortune Brainstorm Tech on Thursday that "We know we have a lot of room to go.
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Collaboration with Microsoft could allow the software giant's upcoming Windows 7 OS to take advantage of multithreaded and multicore Intel chips for faster application performance, according to an Intel official.
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Oh, snap! Things just got a little more heated between Palm and Apple. On Thursday, Palm released WebOS 1.1 for the Palm Pre, which, among other things, brings back iTunes syncing even with version 8.2.1, which disabled the feature.
Palm Strikes Back, Enables iTunes Sync Again PC Magazine
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Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
Search warrants issued in Houston identify Dr. Conrad Murray as a target of the investigation into the pop star's death. By Kimi Yoshino and Harriet Ryan Michael Jackson's personal physician was identified as a suspect in the Los Angeles Police ...
Video: Manslaughter Investigation Targets Jackson Doc The Associated Press
Manslaughter Inquiry Into Jackson's Doctor New York Times
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SAN DIEGO - Most camped out overnight. Some spent two nights outside the San Diego Convention Center. They wore homemade T-shirts, made friends with fellow fans and talked about their allegiance to Team Edward or Team Jacob.
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Walter Cronkite's funeral was held at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York, where many TV luminaries gathered to pay their respects.
Video: Andy Rooney: Cronkite 'Was Such a Good Friend' The Associated Press
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By CONCACAF/GoldCup.org CHICAGO -- Mexico made it back to in the Gold Cup final, outlasting Costa Rica 5-3 on penalties Thursday after playing to a 1-1 draw.
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Napoli's ends the game in the 10th off a run-scoring single as Angels comeback from a bleak first inning to beat the Twins. By Ben Bolch, On The Angels It was a comeback that had an air of inevitability to it, the way the Angels kept pressuring the ...
Angels rally for 2 in 9th, beat Twins 6-5 in 10 The Associated Press
Twins fall as Angels bear down Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Leader Alberto Contador and the rest of the Tour de France riders face a daunting task in Saturday's stage. American seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong takes the start of the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual ...
Contador heads to victory San Francisco Chronicle
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The nation's top public health officials are alerting doctors that swine flu may cause seizures, after four children were hospitalized in Texas for neurological complications.
Swine Flu Prevention Takes on New Urgency Wall Street Journal
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July 24 (Bloomberg) -- Cris, a 5-year-old police dog in Fremont, California, faced retirement after a muscle injury. Marsh Mayfly, a 12-year-old mare that won a 2006 championship in Scotland, left competition after tearing a tendon.
Chinese Scientists Reprogram Cells to Create Mice Wall Street Journal
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The former director of the Virginia Tech college counseling center took the mental health records of Seung Hui Cho from his office accidentally when he changed jobs more than a year before the university ...
Video: Va. Tech Gunman's Mental Health Records Found The Associated Press
Doctor Took Killer's Files in Error, Lawyer Says New York Times
New York Times - - 58 minutes ago
The house in Patchogue, NY, that is said to be the former home of Bryant Neal Vinas, a Long Island man who admitted to receiving Al Qaeda training and conspiring to kill American soldiers.
Video: Feds: US Man Gave NYC Subway Info to Al-Qaida The Associated Press
A young American's journey into Al Qaeda Los Angeles Times
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President Obama's poll ratings may be slipping at home, but his popularity abroad is already repairing the image of the United States, which took a beating during the Bush administration.
Poll: US image abroad surges under Obama San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles Times - - 54 minutes ago
Reporting from Sacramento -- Legislative leaders worked late into the night Thursday to round up enough votes to pass a budget package that would close the state's $26.3-billion deficit.
Calif. lawmakers begin voting on budget package The Associated Press