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Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan share glow of honeymoon

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Washington Post - ‎19 minutes ago‎
WAUKESHA, Wis. - After two full days of campaigning together, it has become clear that Rep. Paul Ryan is doing many of the things that Mitt Romney couldn't do for himself.
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TAKE A LOOK-London Olympic Games

Reuters - ‎26 minutes ago‎
(For complete coverage on the web, please go to ) > WRAPUP-London bids adieu with musical madness, US tops table GAMES IN REVIEW > REVIEW-Athletics-Amazing crowd lift track to new heights > REVIEW-Cycling-Britain ...
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Egypt defence chief Tantawi ousted in surprise shakeup

The Guardian - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, has dismissed his military chief as part of a sweeping set of decisions that includes the appointment of a vice-president and the rescinding of a military order that curbed presidential powers.
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NASA gives Curiosity Mars rover its first major software update

ZDNet - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By David Meyer | August 13, 2012 -- 07:52 GMT (00:52 PDT) NASA's Curiosity rover had its first major software update over the weekend, making the mobile laboratory more suited to its life on the Martian surface.
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Aniston, Theroux engaged

New York Daily News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Los Angeles, Aug 13 - Jennifer Aniston and boyfriend Justin Theroux, who have been dating since 2011, are now engaged. Theroux proposed to the former "Friends" star Friday, which happened to be his 41st birthday and was delighted when the 43-year-old ...
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Study Links Healthier Weight in Children With Strict Laws on School Snacks

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Adolescents in states with strict laws regulating the sale of snacks and sugary drinks in public schools gained less weight over a three-year period than those living in states with no such laws, a new study has found.
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Death Toll in Iran Quake Raised to at Least 250

TIME - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By AP | August 11, 2012 | + (TEHRAN, Iran) - Residents of the zone in northwestern Iran hit by powerful twin earthquakes described moments of terror and panic with birds crowing loudly in warning seconds before the ground shook.
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Australian panel calls for asylum seekers to be deported - ‎1 hour ago‎
The report aims to curb the flow of future boat arrivals and was drawn up by an expert panel headed by former Australian Defense Force Chief Angus Houston.
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Egypt: Hamas likely knew about Kerem Shalom attack

Haaretz - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Avi Issacharoff | Aug.13, 2012 | 12:54 AM A soldier inspects the destroyed armored personnel carrier involved in the attack. Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz Senior Egyptian officials expressed skepticism Sunday about Hamas claims that the Islamist ...

Quotations of the Day

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
"He is a decent man, he is a family man, he is an articulate spokesman for Gov. Romney's vision but it is a vision that I fundamentally disagree with.
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woman accused of killing fiance on wedding day

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
HOKENDAUQUA, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania woman who was supposed to be spending her first full day as a newlywed was instead in jail Sunday, accused of killing her fiance hours before they were to get married, authorities said.
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Gabrielle Giffords, husband moving back to Tucson

USA TODAY - ‎12 hours ago‎
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Former Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband are moving back to Tucson on Sunday, a year and a half after she moved to Houston to undergo intensive physical and speech therapy after she was wounded by a gunman ...
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Billy Graham hospitalized again - ‎3 hours ago‎
Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized A spokesman for Billy Graham said the 93-year-old evangelist has been admitted to a hospital in Ashville, NC, near his home, for an infection in his lungs.

Drug caravan to visit more than 20 US cities - ‎5 hours ago‎
AP SAN DIEGO -- A coalition calling for an end to the war on drugs began its monthlong campaign Sunday in San Diego that will take it to more than 20 US cities.
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Most Japanese Stocks Decline as Growth Misses Estimates

Businessweek - ‎12 minutes ago‎
By Norie Kuboyama on August 13, 2012 Most Japanese stocks fell as the nation's economy expanded less than estimated. Trading volume on the Topix Index was at its lowest this year as the country started its weeklong summer festival.
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Merkel Returns to Crisis as Bond Buying Remains in Focus

Businessweek - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Patrick Donahue on August 13, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel returns to the front line of the European debt crisis this week as the bloc's leaders squabble over measures including bond purchases to relieve concerns the single currency may ...
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Oil above $93 ahead of US retail sales figures - ‎2 hours ago‎
BANGKOK (AP) - Oil prices rose slightly Monday in Asia, clawing back losses triggered by the International Energy Agency's lower crude demand forecast as investors awaited US retail sales figures.
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Japan's Economy Slows

Wall Street Journal - ‎59 minutes ago‎
By Takashi Nakamichi TOKYO - The Japanese economy grew at a weaker-than-expected annualized pace of 1.4% in the April-June quarter, as exports slowed and a domestic-demand led recovery showed signs of faltering.
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How big is Social Security's funding shortfall? - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER (AP) WASHINGTON - Social Security's long-term funding shortfall is big by any measure. How big? That depends on how you look at it.
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4 years post-Palin, with a new VP pick revealed, Americans ponder if the ...

Washington Post - ‎36 minutes ago‎
GILBERT, Ariz. - Four years ago, before a little-known governor from Alaska stepped onto the American political stage, Lisa Rigler was a steadfast John McCain supporter.
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Barack Obama: 'I'm no Usain Bolt' - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Obama ushered well-heeled supporters into his Georgian-style mansion in Chicago's Hyde Park neighbourhood for a rare glimpse of the home he left behind when he won the White House in 2008.
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Obama Seeks to Rekindle Faded Iowa Magic on 3-Day Tour

Businessweek - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Margaret Talev on August 13, 2012 President Barack Obama often says Iowa holds a special place in his heart. Iowans in 2008 lifted him from underdog presidential hopeful to caucus winner and gave him 54 percent of the vote in the general election.
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Voter fraud findings question ID law logic

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new nationwide analysis of more than 2000 cases of alleged election fraud over the past dozen years shows that in-person voter impersonation on Election Day, which has prompted 37 state legislatures to enact or consider tougher voter identification ...
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Wasserman Schultz: 'No idea' about political affiliation of Priorities USA

Fox News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Democratic Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday she has “no idea” about the political affiliation of Priorities USA, the Super PAC behind a recent ad suggesting Mitt Romney is responsible for a woman's death -- though the group was ...
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Motorola to cut 4000 jobs in Google restructure

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The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Motorola Mobility, the once-dominant but now ailing mobile handset maker, has told its staff that it is cutting 20% of its staff - about 4000 people - and wlll close about a third of its 94 worldwide offices.
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Electronic Arts: Digital sales will surpass boxed game sales in years

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CNET - ‎22 minutes ago‎
As the transition towards a Web-based distribution model continues in the gaming world, EA said it won't leave its physical media users out in the cold.
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Beyonce Performs At UN For World Humanitarian Day - ‎Aug 10, 2012‎
Anderson Cooper interviews humanitarian workers during the event, leading up to B's stirring performance of 'I Was Here.' By Nadeska Alexis (@neweryork) NEW YORK - "Is this what happens at the UN every Friday night?
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England's Lynn moving into contention after 68 Saturday at The Ocean Course

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
KIAWAH ISLAND, SC - David Lynn had a feeling he'd have a good week, even if few others gave him a chance to make it this far in his first PGA Championship.
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Johnson released on bail - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson was released from jail Sunday on $2500 bond, a day after his wife accused him of head-butting her during an argument in front of their Davie, Fla.
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Bird Flu Claims 9th Victim In Indonesia This Year

WILX-TV - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Reporter: AP JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The Health Ministry says bird flu has killed a 37-year-old man in central Indonesia, marking the country's ninth fatality this year.


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