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July 30 (Bloomberg) -- The prospect of a government-created system that provides health care to all Americans raises concerns among the public about quality of care, costs, and the effect on medical options, a New York Times/CBS News ...
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Obama takes health care pitch to NC, Va. USA Today
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By Stephan Savoia, AP By Marisol Bello, USA TODAY When the president, professor and policeman meet for a cold brew today in the White House, one person who won't be there is the woman whose 911 call set in motion the events that led to the arrest of ...
Professor Gates, Police Sgt. Crowley set for Obama's 'beer summit' Los Angeles Times
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(CNN) -- A baby believed to be ripped from the womb of its mother has been found, Massachusetts police said Wednesday. In addition, authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with the crime.
Stolen baby is found alive Boston Globe
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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The United States and Britain said Wednesday they are committed to remaining in Afghanistan, despite increased military casualties and declining public support for the war effort.
Clinton praises British approach on Afghanistan The Associated Press
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Police in Nigeria have freed 180 women and children held by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, as the army battles the well-armed sect.
4000 displaced as troops battle Nigeria militants The Associated Press
Nigerian Forces Attack Compound of Militants New York Times
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Israel has authorised a one-off shipment of hundreds of tonnes of cement and building materials to the heavily embargoed Gaza Strip.
Tough on Israel Washington Post
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The Republican say she'll leave in fall to devote her time to challenging Gov. Rick Perry. Washington -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) will resign her seat this fall to focus on challenging Texas' incumbent Republican governor, Rick Perry.
Hutchison says Perry is wearing out his welcome Houston Chronicle
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US Attorney's Office, via AP By NEIL A. LEWIS ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Former Representative William J. Jefferson put his office up for sale and intended to get “top dollar for it,” prosecutors said Wednesday in closing arguments at his corruption trial.
Ex-Lawmaker's Case Goes to Jury Wall Street Journal
Jury set to deliberate bribery case of Jefferson Boston Globe
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (Reuters) - Hope and jobs are in short supply in Ohio eight months after President Barack Obama won the recession-battered state in the 2008 election with promises of a better future.
Video: Obama visits North Carolina WXII12.com
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
The deal, if approved by antitrust regulators, could give the Internet search giant a viable competitor. Advertisers are optimistic By Peter Burrows So Microsoft (MSFT) got its wish.
Video: Analyst on Yahoo-Microsoft Search Deal Fox Business
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TOKYO (Dow Jones)--Sony Corp. (6758.TO) said Thursday a slide in consumer spending, the strong yen and hefty restructuring costs pummeled it into a net loss for the first fiscal quarter ended June.
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July 30 (Bloomberg) -- UK house prices increased for a third month in July as a shortage of supply helped shield the property market from the economic slump, Nationwide Building Society said.
House Prices Up For 3rd Month In July New York Times
House prices rise for third month running guardian.co.uk
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Among the bevy of problems--some large, some small--reported by iphone users following the release of iphone OS 3.0 and the iphone 3GS lurked a bug I encountered in Find My iphone on Apple's mobileme service.
For Business Owners, iphone Apps Abound Wall Street Journal
InformationWeek - - 15 hours ago
Space shuttle Endeavour crewmembers planned to inspect the craft's heat shield Wednesday to ensure it can withstand reentry into Earth's atmosphere.
Astronauts inspect space shuttle ahead of landing The Associated Press
Endeavour awaits approval to return Florida Today
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A bill introduced Wednesday in the Senate would require states to write laws to prohibit text messaging by drivers or risk losing 25 percent of their annual federal highway money.
Tech study quantifies dangers of texting Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition
New York Daily News - - 5 hours ago
AP Drowning in debt, Michael Jackson's personal doctor could soon face foreclosure on his swanky Las Vegas home. Dr. Conrad Murray has fallen behind more than $100000 since his last payment in January and could lose the house by ...
Video: First Person: Doctor Explains How Diprivan Works The Associated Press
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LOS ANGELES - Bryce Dallas Howard is taking over as the villainous vampire Victoria in the third "Twilight" movie, and the actress who's played the part in the first two films says she was "stunned" and "hurt deeply" by the switch.
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SANDY, Utah - Landon Donovan is looking forward to playing with Tim Howard behind him again. Facing Howard was a frustrating reminder of how good the US national goaltender is.
MLS All-Stars: Show stopper Salt Lake Tribune
Everton beats MLS in All-Star game Los Angeles Times
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The Cardinals won their third straight over the National League's best team on Wednesday night, gutting out a 3-2 triumph in 15 innings when Albert Pujols lined a hit over the head of Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp.
Cardinals beat Dodgers 3-2 in 15 innings The Associated Press
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Cliff Lee's new teammates were so excited to get him, they gave the man responsible for the trade a clubhouse curtain call. Looking for an ace to bolster their so-so rotation, the Phillies acquired Lee on Wednesday from Cleveland, marking the second ...
Dodgers, Angels still need to make play for Roy Halladay Los Angeles Times
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A complicated list of who should get pandemic flu vaccine in the fall is now set. When the vaccine starts arriving in September, first in line will be pregnant women; the caretakers of infants; children and young adults; older people ...
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MANHATTAN - A national report released yesterday says local swimmers are safer diving into the waters off Westchester County than in some sections of Long Island or the Jersey Shore.
Congress considers legislation for quicker testing of water pollution Los Angeles Times
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July 30 (Bloomberg) -- North Korea seized a South Korean fishing boat and its four crew members after the vessel strayed across a maritime border, testing a relationship that has deteriorated since the communist nation's May nuclear ...
North Korea seizes South Korean boat CNN International
CNN - 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Four senators pushed for a bill Wednesday to ban texting while driving, a day after a study found that drivers who text while on the road are much more likely to have an accident than undistracted drivers.
Lawmakers propose ban on texting while driving The Associated Press
New York Times - 5 hours ago
By AP PHOENIX (AP) - A jury decided Wednesday that a man should serve life in prison for his role in a number of random nighttime shootings that unnerved metropolitan Phoenix in 2005 and 2006.
Dieteman Sentence: Life in Prison MyFox Phoenix