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Arizona immigration protesters hit the streets

Los Angeles Times - Nicholas Riccardi, Anna Gorman - ‎47 minutes ago‎
More than a dozen are arrested as demonstrators march in Phoenix, some engaging in acts of civil disobedience. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio plans 'sweep' of immigrant neighborhoods.
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Ethics Committee: 13 Charges Against Charlie Rangel

CBS News - Stephanie Condon - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rep. Charles Rangel, DN.Y., pauses to speak as he enters his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 29, 2010. A public trial into ethics charges against New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel began today.
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BP May Attempt 'Static Kill' of Well Before Aug. 1

BusinessWeek - Jim Polson - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Updates with share price in fifth paragraph. For more on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, see {SPILL }.) July 29 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc may move up the schedule for its effort to permanently plug the Gulf of Mexico well that caused the ...
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Kindle Losing Profit Battle, May Win the War: Rich Jaroslovsky

Bloomberg - Rich Jaroslovsky - ‎55 minutes ago‎
OK, maybe the Kindle isn't actually dead. After all, Amazon.com Inc. announced two new models of its e-reader this week after selling boatloads of the previous version: Kindle sales accelerated in ...

Astros trade Oswalt to Phillies for Happ, two prospects

Houston Chronicle - Bernardo Fallas, Zachary Levine - ‎2 hours ago‎
Astros righthander Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and accept a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies. "I'm gone," Oswalt said.

Searchable Facebook user data posted to file sharing site

CNET - Elinor Mills - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAS VEGAS -- A researcher has compiled a list of more than 170 million Facebook users and the Web address of their profile page on the site and released it on a file sharing site, meaning it is making the rounds of thousands of ...

Redskins bar Albert Haynesworth from practice after flunked conditioning test

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Albert Haynesworth passed two sets of the Washington Redskins' conditioning test on Thursdsay but flunked after head coach Mike Shanahan ordered him to complete a third iteration of the test, NFL Network and ESPN reported.

Bullard Urges Fed Purchase Treasuries If Economy Slows

Bloomberg - Steve Matthews - ‎1 hour ago‎
“The US is closer to a Japanese-style outcome today than at any time in recent history,” Federal reserve of St. Louis President James Bullard said.

ESPN Takes Down Online Article About James Partying

New York Times - Richard Sandomir - ‎34 minutes ago‎
ESPN said Thursday that it would not feature an article on its Los Angeles Web site about a party in Las Vegas attended by LeBron James and his friends because the reporter did not properly identify himself or state his intentions ...

Studies: CPR Without Rescue Breathing OK

WebMD - Kathleen Doheny - ‎3 hours ago‎
July 28, 2010 -- Bystanders who perform CPR on patients with suspected heart attacks can safely skip the rescue breathing -- typically called mouth-to-mouth resuscitation -- and just perform the chest compressions, according to two ...

BlackBerry may be berry good with new OS

msnbc.com - Suzanne Choney - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new BlackBerry, but more importantly, a new BlackBerry operating system upgrade, is coming. "Yawn," you say? Don't be too quick to dismiss Research In Motion and its sturdy line of smart phones.

The View: Obama on Clinton Wedding, and Pop Culture

NTDTV - Allen Xie - ‎1 hour ago‎
This Thursday President Barack Obama appeared on to “The View,” to reconnect with the nation. At ease in front of the camera, Obama admitted to viewers that he was not invited to Chelsea Clinton's wedding this weekend at the Astor estate ...

Motorola Android Strategy Pays Off as Smartphone Sales Rise

eWeek - Michelle Maisto - ‎1 hour ago‎
Motorola's device segment continues to keep its focus on Android - a strategy that rewarded the company with increased smartphone sales during Q2, despite overall sales falling 6 percent.

Sherrod plans to sue Breitbart

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Former Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will pursue a lawsuit against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart.

At Least 15 Members of Iraq's Security Forces Killed by Militants

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
Militants killed at least 15 members of Iraq's security forces on Thursday in a series of attacks against soldiers and police.

Fox News Poll: Republicans Garner 11-Point Lead in Midterms

FOXNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP With less than 100 days until the midterm elections, American voters would give the edge to Republicans by an 11 percentage-point margin if the Congressional election were today.

An innocent abroad? Plain-talking Cameron alarms Foreign Office veterans

The Guardian - ‎38 minutes ago‎
As waiters in livery dispensed chicken curry canapes and a selection of colourful Indian summer fruit juices from silver trays, a tinkle on a glass indicated the guest of honour had something important to say.

Citigroup to Pay $75 Million to Settle SEC Charges

ABC News - Maria Aspan - ‎41 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc will pay $75 million to settle charges that it failed to disclose to investors $40 billion in subprime exposure in 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday.

French Mother Indicted for Smothering Eight Infants

New York Times - Scott Sayare - ‎30 minutes ago‎
PARIS - A nursing assistant from a small village in northern France was charged with murder Thursday for the smothering of eight of her own infants, born in secret over nearly two decades.

Dinner for Schmucks

Houston Chronicle - Mick Lasalle - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Dinner for Schmucks is lumbering, inconsistent and about 20 minutes too long, but it's funny. It's funny from the beginning, and it stays funny, even as it beats scenes to death and overstays its welcome.

Iran War Rhetoric: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

TIME - Tony Karon - ‎2 hours ago‎
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak arrived in Washington this week with the message that not even the far-reaching sanctions adopted by the US and its allies against Iran are likely to change Iran's behavior.

Obama refuses to budge on Race to the Top education reforms

Christian Science Monitor - Stacy Teicher Khadaroo - ‎2 hours ago‎
Many critics of President Obama's Race to the Top education reforms come from core constituencies of his own party. Mr. Obama took a stand for Race to the Top in a speech Thursday.


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