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Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. has sent a bouquet of flowers and a note to the woman whose 911 call led to his arrest earlier this month.
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TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Trials for nearly 100 Iranians arrested in the aftermath of the disputed June 12 presidential elections were under way Saturday, two Iranian news agencies reported.
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No Republicans on the committee vote for the plan. Democrats will pitch the plan nationally over the August recess. By Janet Hook Reporting from Washington -- President Obama's ambitious plan to overhaul the nation's healthcare system got a major boost ...
House panel oks sweeping health care bill Salt Lake Tribune
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The Philippines has declared 10 days of mourning for its former leader Corazon Aquino, Asia's first female president, who has died at the age of 76.
Video: Corazon Aquino Dead at 76 The Associated Press
Philippines mourns Corazon Aquino, dead at 76 Washington Post
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Police officials in Nigeria claimed victory over an Islamic fundamentalist group after five days of violence that left hundreds dead, including the group's leader, and thousands of civilians displaced.
Islamist death 'good for Nigeria' BBC News
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Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
At the Shurufi mosque in Baghdad, a car bomb killed 24 people as worshipers were leaving Friday prayers. The attacks within minutes of one another at five mosques mark the most violent day in Baghdad since US troops withdrew from Iraqi cities.
Video: Bomb attacks near mosques break peace in Baghdad worldfocusonline
Bombs in Baghdad Kill at Least 29 New York Times
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LAS VEGAS - President Obama on Friday nominated one of the nine federal prosecutors controversially fired by the Bush administration to retake his old job.
Obama Nominates Fired US Attorney Washington Post
Fired US attorney gets second chance CNN International
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A rally in stocks that pushed the Dow industrials to its best monthly gain since 2002 has prompted investors to focus on sectors that came late to the party.
Stocks End Mixed on GDP News BusinessWeek
Bloomberg - - 38 minutes ago
Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- The future of the US “cash for clunkers” program depends on the Senate backing a $2 billion infusion next week, as the Obama administration offered assurances that the discounts remain available.
House OKs $2 billion more to buy clunkers Detroit Free Press
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BY JEANNINE AVERSA • AP • August 1, 2009 WASHINGTON -- The economy sank at a pace of just 1% in the second quarter ending June 30, a government report showed Friday.
Stimulus has yet to really boost GDP CNNMoney.com
Washington Post - - 6 hours ago
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday launched inquiries of Apple and AT&T for denying iPhone users access to Google's voice application, another sign of the administration's heightened scrutiny of competition in the high-tech ...
FCC Demands Data on Blocked Google Voice Apps PC Magazine
FCC probes Apple's rejection of Google Voice for iPhone Computerworld
CNET News - - Jul 28, 2009
July has been quite a month for space lovers. From the launch of the Endeavour space shuttle and the anniversary of the first moon landing to the death of Walter Cronkite, the "Most Trusted Man in America" and a self-professed student ...
Longer Life for the Space Station Is Advised New York Times
CNET News - - 7 hours ago
So Apple on Friday released an update to the iPhone OS (3.0.1) that takes care of an SMS vulnerability. It's a fairly important patch, and usually when Apple updates the iPhone OS, jailbreakers have to wait until the Dev Team comes out ...
Security patch released for iPhone 3G, 3GS San Francisco Chronicle
Apple Releases Fix for iPhone SMS Vulnerability PC Magazine
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"Funny People" star Adam Sandler and writer-director Judd Apatow shared a cramped apartment when they were both starting out as stand-up comedians.
Celebrity news Chicago Tribune
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Michael Jackson was recently warned against the dangers of the powerful anesthetic propofol by one of his former doctors, according to a lawyer for the physician.
Michael Jackson's personal doctor targeted in manslaughter ... Los Angeles Times
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First Eminem wrote a song, "Bagpipes From Baghdad," directed at Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon. Then she seemed to respond to his track with her own, "Obsessed," although she has denied the song and the video were directed at him.
Eminem issues 'The Warning' to Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Los Angeles Times
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AP Jake Peavy said yes to the Chicago White Sox, and Victor Martinez will take aim at the Green Monster. Highlighting a flurry of deals finished just before the trade deadline, Peavy was shipped out of San Diego on Friday while Martinez went from the ...
Peavy Accepts Trade To White Sox Hartford Courant
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BALTIMORE - There were at least two other trade scenarios considered more major than the Victor Martinez deal that was consummated yesterday afternoon, but Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, while somewhat frustrated by those missed ...
Francona must figure out how to fit in Martinez FOXSports.com
Jason Varitek should gain from Victor Martinez' arrival Boston Herald
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Toronto ace Roy Halladay (left), shown with his batterymate Rod Barajas, probably would have a wider smile if he weren't still a Blue Jay.
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WASHINGTON - Behind Democrats' struggle to pay the $1 trillion 10-year cost of President Obama's promise to overhaul the health care system is their collision with another of his well-known pledges: that 95 percent of Americans “will ...
House drafts outline of health care reform San Francisco Chronicle
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ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The US government on Friday began distributing millions of dollars to help cash-strapped states respond to the H1N1 pandemic amid a deep economic recession that has decimated local health budgets.
Sacramento-area nurse is first health care worker swine flu death ... San Jose Mercury News
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A major US offensive against the Taliban in the southern province of Helmand is among the factors cited for the record toll. By Laura King Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan -- The month began with a fatal roadside bombing and ended with word that an ...
Video: More US Troops Heading to Afghanistan? The Associated Press
July Worst US Month in Afghanistan, Best in Iraq Voice of America
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WARNER, NH - The father of Julie Corey, the Massachusetts woman accused of stealing the baby of a friend who was found dead last week, said his daughter showed no signs of pregnancy when she left his home in the spring to return ...
Video: Kidnap Charge for Woman With Baby Cut From Womb The Associated Press
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A Burmese court on Friday delayed until Aug. 11 its verdict in the trial of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Despite intense international pressure to release the democracy advocate, the junta that controls Burma appears intent on muzzling ...
Myanmar delays Aung San Suu Kyi verdict Los Angeles Times