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Norway gunman wants to explain himself

CBS News -
Anders Behring Breivik, at right, in a screen shot taken from his short-lived YouTube video, a still of which is seen at left. (YouTube,TV2 Norway) OSLO, Norway - The man who confessed to the twin attacks that killed 93 people in Norway will be ...
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Boehner preparing to move on debt limit

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bickering in public yet bargaining in private, congressional leaders are struggling for a compromise debt limit deal that avoids a market-rattling default in little over a week while cutting trillions in spending.

Hotel maid goes public with allegations against ex-IMF chief

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The maid who accused former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a New York City hotel room has ended her months-long silence and gone public.

Amy Winehouse dead: Talented, tortured, she craved oblivion

Daily Mail -
Her father Mitch remembers that when she was a child, Amy Winehouse used to pretend to be choking, or deliberately go missing in London's Brent Cross shopping centre 'just to get a laugh out of it'.

Officials close fake Apple stores in Kunming city, China

BBC News -
Three of the elaborate fake stores, which mimicked the look of the real thing, came to the world's attention after being exposed on a blog.

With end in sight, a look at NFL lockout winners and losers -
We should be able to say, very soon, hello to NFL football and goodbye to the lockout. The wheels are in motion. Owners ratified a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement last Thursday.

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Chinese netizens outraged over response to fatal bullet train crash

Beijing (CNN) -- Nationwide outrage continued Monday in China over the government's response to a deadly bullet train collision last weekend, even as operations resumed on the affected high-speed rail lines.

Nato helicopter crashes in Afghanistan

BBC News -
A Nato helicopter has crashed in eastern Afghanistan, but there have been no casualties, officials say. A Taliban spokesman said they had shot down the helicopter in a mountainous region in Kunar province.

Hand in hand, gay couples wed in New York

Los Angeles Times -
Hundreds line up for licenses as the state becomes the sixth to recognize same-sex marriage. Gay rights advocates hope the event spurs a larger push for equality.

Pelosi calls for ethics investigation of Rep. David Wu

Washington Post -
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (NY) issued statements Sunday night calling for the House ethics committee to look into the conduct of Rep.

Bodies of 2 missing boaters found in Wisconsin river crash

Reuters -
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The bodies of two men missing since a fatal boating accident on a Wisconsin river last week were found on Sunday, authorities said.

Illinois Man Missing Since 1979 is Found Working in Las Vegas

Fox News -
An Illinois man who was declared legally dead after he went missing in 1979 has been found working as a bookie in Las Vegas, Nevada, authorities said Friday, MyFoxChicago.

Greece Credit Rating Cut Three Levels by Moody's

Bloomberg -
Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said the banking system is “one of the most guaranteed” in Europe following the new bailout agreement.

FOREX-Dollar dips, Swiss franc surges on US debt uncertainty

Reuters -
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against the Swiss franc and the yen on Monday as failure to reach a deal to raise the US debt ceiling unsettled financial markets, hitting riskier assets and fueling demand for perceived ...

ING Sells Latin American Unit for $3.7 Billion

Wall Street Journal -
By MAARTEN VAN TARTWIJK AMSTERDAM—ING Groep NV said Monday it will sell its Latin American pensions business to Colombian conglomerate Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA for €2.6 billion ($3.73 billion), marking the company's first step in divesting ...

Asian Stocks Retreat as U.S. Lawmakers Fail to Agree Deal on Debt Ceiling

Bloomberg -
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Vasu Menon, vice-president of wealth management at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp., talks about Asia and US stocks.

Apple To Launch A White iPod touch? -
Apple's long awaited white iPhone 4 had caused quite a stir, and now a website has posted photos of what appears to be a white version of the fifth generation iPod touch.

Apple could buy Hulu

Belleville News Democrat -
AP -- SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. is in talks to potentially bid for video-streaming service Hulu, according to a person close to the situation.

Samsung Q2 smartphone sales could beat iPhone

SlashGear -
Samsung is likely to have beaten Nokia for smartphone sales in Q2 2011, analysts have predicted, with the Korean company standing a good chance of also surpassing Apple's iPhone sales in the same period.

Rapps Movie Reviews: Captain America: The First Avenger

Comic Book Movie -
Check out my review to see if Chris Evans makes a good Captain America and if the movie is as good as previous Marvel movies!! Marvel has done it again!

Chord Overstreet Declines Glee Season 3 Guest Role

Sawf News -
July 25, 2011, (Sawf News) - Chord Overstreet will not be returning for the third season of Glee, the show's executive producr Brad Falchuk announced during the show's Comic-Con 2011 panel.

Amy Winehouse: Stars pay tribute to star's legacy -
THE world of showbiz yesterday paid tribute to Amy's legacy and shared their sadness and shock. Close pal Russell Brand said: “Whether this tragedy was preventable or not is now irrelevant.

First Look: Kristen Stewart's Snow White Is Battle Ready -
Mirror, mirror on the wall, give us a Snow White who's not a damsel at all. The photos unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con during Saturday's "Snow White and the Huntsman" panel have finally hit the web, and now the world can see Kristen Stewart decked out ...

Gillick inducted into Hall of Fame | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-07-25

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Tim Rohan COOPERSTOWN, NY - Only Pat Gillick can grasp how a man in charge can make all the right moves doing something he loved - that alone is enough reward - and still be given so much by the game he poured himself into.

Latest Brees e-mail suggests full free agency could start Tuesday -
AP Saints quarterback Drew Brees has spent plenty of time composing e-mails to teammates of late. His most recent message, a copy of which we have obtained, suggests that full free agency could open as soon as Tuesday.

O'Hair wins RBC Canadian Open | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-07-25

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Joe Juliano After going through a year filled with changes, disappointment, and a lack of confidence, Sean O'Hair once again found the magic in his golf game.

Cadel Evans atop the Tour de France podium

San Francisco Chronicle -
Australia's Cadel Evans celebrates winning the Tour de France following stage twenty one from Creteil to Paris on July 24, 2011.

Recommended: Scientists see hope for Higgs hunt -
Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, science editor.

Nine space stars who should have gone into orbit -
Christa McAuliffe gets a preview of microgravity on NASA's specially equipped KC-135 "zero gravity" aircraft on Jan. 13, 1986.

Hugo Chavez to seek re-election in 2012 despite cancer treatment -
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will seek another six-term in an election next year despite recent surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, he told state newspaper Correo del Orinoco in an interview published on Sunday.

Male Birth Control? New Contraceptive Alternative Underway

International Business Times -
Scientists are in a race to develop a male birth control pill that can become a new contraceptive alternative to condoms. Male birth control pills work in similar fashion to female birth control by lowering ...

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