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'Cold as ice' Conn. beer deliveryman kills 8, self

Houston Chronicle - Stephen Singer, Everton Bailey Jr. - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By STEPHEN SINGER AP Writer © 2010 The Associated Press MANCHESTER, Conn. - A driver caught stealing beer from the warehouse where he worked agreed to resign his job Tuesday and then as "cold as ice," one of his victims said, went on a shooting rampage ...
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Underwhelming BlackBerry spells doom for RIM

msnbc.com - Wilson Rothman - ‎12 minutes ago‎
People test the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 smart phone after it was introduced at a news conference in New York on Tuesday. By Wilson Rothman On Tuesday, Research In Motion needed a miracle.
Christian Science Monitor - USA Today - PC Magazine - Economic Times - Wikipedia: BlackBerry Torch 9800

BP Begins Static Kill on Gulf Oil Well

Voice of America - Brian Wagner - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP BP oil company has begun pumping heavy mud into a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to seal it off permanently.

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Mark Craig: Fool him once ... twice ... but no more

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mark Craig - ‎29 minutes ago‎
MANKATO - SportsNation polled 6719 people Tuesday, and 3628 of them weren't buying what the boy who cried retirement is trying to sell one more time.

Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti

TIME - Tim Padgett - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Hip-hop, more than most pop genres, is something of a pulpit, urban fire and brimstone garbed in baggy pants and backward caps. So it's little wonder that one of the music's icons, Haitian-American ...

Apple investigating jailbreak vulnerabilities

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Apple spokeswoman acknowledged that the company is looking into a report on software vulnerabilities that allow remote control and 'jailbreaking' of its iOS devices.

Obesity Rates Keep Rising, Troubling Health Officials

New York Times - Denise Grady - ‎2 hours ago‎
Americans are continuing to get fatter and fatter, with obesity rates reaching 30 percent or more in nine states last year, as opposed to only three states in 2007, health officials reported on Tuesday.

Mosque Plan Clears Hurdle in New York

New York Times - Michael Barbaro, Javier Hernandez - ‎1 hour ago‎
As New York City removed the final hurdle for a controversial mosque near ground zero, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg forcefully defended the project on Tuesday as a symbol of America's religious tolerance and sought ...

Ad Spending Hurts Profit at Procter & Gamble

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
By REUTERS The household products maker Procter & Gamble posted lower-than-expected profit on Tuesday as higher spending on marketing more than offset sales growth.

Jason Derulo Calls Two VMA Nominations 'Really Cool'

MTV.com - Jocelyn Vena - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jason Derülo happened to be sleeping in Japan when he heard the news that he was up for two Moonmen at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, set to go live on September 12.

Lebanon denounces claim it provoked deadly clash in north

Ha'aretz - Jack Khoury - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lebanese officials rejected Israeli claims yesterday that a Lebanese soldier shot at an Israeli force at the border in an effort to provoke a firefight.

Bristol Palin calls it quits with Levi Johnston

msnbc.com - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Bristol palin and Levi Johnston made a splash on the cover of Us Weekly when they announced they were getting married last month. LOS ANGELES - Teen mom Bristol Palin has broken off her engagement to Levi Johnston for a second time - less than a month ...

Showalter Is 1-0 As Orioles' Manager

New York Times - ‎8 minutes ago‎
By AP Buck Showalter's difficult task of turning around the last-place Baltimore Orioles began with a victory. Keep up with the latest news on The Times's baseball blog.

New BlackBerry, Android upgrade play catch-up with Apple

San Jose Mercury News - Larry Magid - ‎1 hour ago‎
A few weeks ago, the big news in the smartphone world was that Apple set the world right by agreeing to give away free cases to iPhone 4 users to prevent them from touching a crack in the phone's antenna which could lower call quality.

Orioles take flight under Showalter

MLB.com - Brittany Ghiroli - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The Buck Showalter era started with a bang on Tuesday night as an invigorated O's team -- fresh off a 1-6 roadtrip -- topped the Angels, 6-3, in an exciting series-opening win in front of 16723 at Camden Yards.

July US auto sales up in uneven recovery

Reuters - Soyoung Kim, Kevin Krolicki - ‎3 hours ago‎
DETROIT, Aug 3 (Reuters) - US auto sales rose 5 percent in July in an uneven recovery that left Toyota Motor Co (7203.T) and Honda Motor Co (7267.

Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant: medics

Reuters - Nidal al-Mughrabi, Allyn Fisher-Ilan - ‎3 hours ago‎
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli shellfire killed a Palestinian militant and wounded another in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday, Palestinian medical officials said.

Motorola, Verizon team up to launch TV device-FT

Reuters - Karolina Tagaris, Bernard Orr - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON Aug 4 (Reuters) - US mobile phone group Motorola (MOT.N) is teaming up with Verizon Wireless to develop a digital tablet device that would rival Apple's iPad, (AAPL.

Red Sox, Tribe benches clear in eighth

MLB.com - Mike Petraglia - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell holds back Adrian Beltre in the eighth inning. (AP) By Mike Petraglia / Special to MLB.com BOSTON -- Both benches cleared in the eighth inning after Cleveland's Jensen Lewis threw behind the back of Boston's Adrian ...

Sun eruptions spit plasma at Earth

CNET - Don Reisinger - ‎6 hours ago‎
Since Sunday, four eruptions on the sun have sent plasma into space on a crash course for Earth, scientists at NASA have found. The eruptions, dubbed coronal mass ejections, started early Sunday, NASA said.

High cholesterol dangerous in young adults, too

Reuters - Emma Ashburn, Maggie Fox - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Adults as young as 20 need pay attention to their cholesterol because unhealthy levels may already be damaging their arteries, researchers reported on Tuesday.

55 killed in Karachi riots

Xinhua - Lin Zhi - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Death toll rose to 55 in the current wave of violence sparked by the murder of a provincial parliamentarian in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi as police claimed to arrest 68 suspected perpetrators, ...

Robin Carnahan wins Missouri Senate nomination

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robin Carnahan, a child of Missouri's most prominent political family, has won the Democratic Senate nomination in Missouri, setting up what is expected to be one of the most closely watched general election battles of 2010.


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