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Boehner Bill Versus Reid Bill; How Do They Compare?

Christian Post -
Speaker of the House John Boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling passed Friday night. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's plan will be voted on Saturday night.
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Tropical storm makes landfall, fizzles over dry Texas -
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Tropical Storm Don, the year's first major Gulf of Mexico storm, lost much of its punch as it moved ashore in South Texas late Friday.

Norway buries victims of Breivik's Utoya Island massacre

The Australian -
From: AP Norwegian boaters place wreaths in Sundvollen, near Utoya Island, where a mass murderer took 77 lives last week. Source: AP NORWAY has begun burying the dead one week after an anti-Muslim extremist killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting ...

Fort Hood suspect charged in alleged bomb plot

San Francisco Chronicle -
Duane A. Laverty / AP The suspect accused of planning another attack on Fort Hood had holed up in a motel room in Killeen this week, authorities said, with a 40-caliber handgun, bomb-making ingredients and a plan to make this military city suffer again ...

Box Office Update: 'Smurfs' Gaining on 'Cowboys & Aliens'

Hollywood Reporter -
The two films were in a surprisingly close race Friday; "Crazy, Stupid, Love" off to good start. Jon Favreau's big-budget Cowboys & Aliens ended up in a relatively close race with Sony's 3D kids pic The Smurfs for the Friday crown, and possibly the ...

IOM calls for FDA's 510(k) process to be scrapped -
The Institute of Medicine called for scrapping the Food and Drug Administration's 510(k) clearance process and remaking it from the ground up, as well as beefing up postmarket surveillance, ...

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Libya rebels probe general's murder

News24 -
This book describes a locale whose trans-cultural heritage serves as a crucial hinge. Now R382.95 Benghazi - Libyan rebels were on Saturday probing the death of their army chief General Abdel Fatah Yunis, a murder the Kadhafi regime blamed on al-Qaeda, ...

Turkey to formally appoint new military commander

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP ANKARA, Turkey - Gen. Necdet Ozel is expected to be formally appointed as Turkey's top military commander on Saturday, a day after the nation's military chiefs of staff all resigned.

Religion the issue at divisive Egypt demonstration

San Francisco Chronicle -
Amr Nabil / AP A demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square meant to showcase unity seemed to highlight the tensions between secular and Islamist organizations as Egypt plans its new constitution.

Rights group says 20 protesters killed across Syria

Reuters -
A giant Syrian flag is held by the crowd during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in the city centre of Hama July 29, 2011.

Warren Jeffs Trial: Denies Sexual Assault Charges, Defends Polygamy

Christian Post -
Warren Jeffs, leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, who has been silent since his trial began last Thursday, spoke for the first time with the jury present Friday.

Perry slams Obama administration at conservative summit

Washington Times -
DENVER - Texas Gov. Rick Perry urged conservatives Friday to “push more liberals into the private sector” in the 2012 election - including the president - but the oft-mentioned potential presidential candidate declined to say ...

Economy in US Vulnerable to Relapse With GDP Short of Pre-Recession Peak

Bloomberg -
Teeth of a giant cog sit covered with grease at the General Pencil Co.'s factory in Jersey City, New Jersey, US on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Apple has more cash than the US Treasury

Los Angeles Times -
Apple is sitting on a pile of money that's bigger than the Treasury's dwindling balance. It's not terribly likely that the government will ask Apple CEO Steve Jobs for a bailout, but the company does have a lot of money.

Debt drama fails to hit markets' panic button

Los Angeles Times -
Wall Street could have ended this pathetic debt-ceiling drama in a hurry this week, if only investors had been willing to vote with their dollars.

4 counties in NJ on credit watch

Cherry Hill Courier Post -
TRENTON - The debt crisis in Washington could cost taxpayers in four New Jersey counties -- Monmouth, Morris, Bergen and Union -- more money to borrow for public works projects, as a top ratings agency put all four on watch for a possible bond ...

AT&T says it will throttle heavy data users

AT&T confirmed today that it will begin throttling the heaviest data users of its wireless network starting October 1. The new policy will affect only customers who still have an unlimited data plan, and only apply to the top 5 percent ...

Nokia slips in smartphone market as Apple and Samsung overtake -
Stephen Elop has been Nokia's chief executive for almost a year but has not yet halted its decline. Photo: EPA Nokia still dominates the overall mobile phone market.

Google buys about 1000 IBM patents -
NEW YORK -- Google Inc. has bought about 1000 pending and issued patents from IBM Corp. in its quest to shore up its defenses against suits by other technology companies, according to documents filed with the US ...

Purported 'iPhone 5' cases proliferate in China

Apple Insider -
By AppleInsider Staff Chinese case makers have begun distributing cases allegedly for Apple's next-generation iPhone, with one report calling the cases "everywhere in China.

New standards aiming to reduce gas use, emissions

The News Journal -
AP WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and automakers ushered in the largest cut in fuel consumption since the 1970s on Friday with a deal that will save drivers money at the pump and dramatically cut heat-trapping gases coming from tailpipes.

Amy Winehouse's Death: Family Suspects Alcohol Withdrawal -
There have been many conflicting reports of what caused Amy Winehouse's death on Saturday. While initial autopsy results were inconclusive and the outcome of further toxicology tests will not be available for several more weeks, ...

Kate Recycles Her Green DVF Dress for Zara Phillips's Yacht Party

People Magazine -
The gang's all there! As the royal family kicks off festivities for Zara Phillips's wedding, taking place Saturday afternoon in Scotland, guests - including some VIPs - arrived in style.

I've Never Seen Henfer Naked: Crystal Harris

International Business Times -
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | Jul 30, 2011 03:00 AM EDT Crystal Harris candidly revealed reason for her spilt with Hugh Henfer just before five days of their marriage.

Kris Humphries was lumbering around LA yesterday when he was asked -- IN FRONT OF Kim Kardashian -- if he was with "the most beautiful girl in world" ... and HE SAID, gasp, NO! Granted, his answer was sweet -- that his mom is numero uno and Kim is a ...

Hunter Gatherer | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-07-30

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Matt Gelb Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. struck on July 29 again, giving manager Charlie Manuel the righthanded bat he has craved since spring training.

Documents give details

Boston Globe -
FOXBOROUGH - Albert Haynesworth, the defensive lineman recently traded to the Patriots, brings to New England a big body, an enormous amount of talent, and a checkered past that includes stomping on the head of Cowboys center Andre ...

Eagles swoop in, land prize free agent Asomugha

Boston Globe -
AP / July 30, 2011 Philadelphia has become quite the attractive destination of late. Yesterday, Nnamdi Asomugha joined the party. One day after acquiring Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie from the Cardinals, the Eagles stunned the NFL ...

Jurgen Klinsmann 'honoured' to be named new head coach of US national team

Scottish Daily Record -
FORMER Germany boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been named the new head coach of the United States. The announcement comes just a day after Bob Bradley was sacked following five years in charge.

World Population to Top 9 Billion by 2050, 49% Growth from Africa

International Business Times -
The global population is expected to top 7 billion in 2011. By 2050, it's expected to exceed 9 billion. By 2100, it's expected to rise to 10 billion.

Modern Human Invasion Caused Neanderthals' Extinction

International Business Times -
By IB Times Staff Reporter | July 30, 2011 3:02 AM EDT Scientists have long debated what caused the Neanderthals to die off. A new study has suggested that a flood of prehistoric humans pouring into Europe inundated our ancient rivals and overwhelmed ...

Pregnancy stroke surge in the US

BBC News -
The numbers of US women having a stroke during pregnancy has surged, according to doctors. The incidents increased from 4085 in 1994-5 to 6293 in 2006-7, the journal Stroke suggests.

Walter Reed Army Medical Center: Former Patients Sad About Closure

ThirdAge -
Walter Reed Army Medical Center was the site where Pfc. Corey Kent took his first steps after the explosion that claimed... Read More his legs, his stepfather has revealed.


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