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Photos: Stage collapses at Indiana fair, kills four Stage collapse

Chicago Tribune -
The stage collapses at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis, Indiana. The stage fell just before country duo Sugarland were scheduled to perform, killing at least four people and injuring at least twelve more.

Tribal Rifts Threaten to Undermine Libya Uprising

New York Times -
A salute to the dead at a rebel funeral last week in Benghazi, Libya. Infighting and vengeful attacks on civilians could erode international support for the rebels.

Trio of unknowns atop PGA leaderboard

Chicago Tribune -
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Brendan Steele asserts he has plenty of experience playing in the final group of the day. It comes with an asterisk, though.

Pakistan quizzes suspects over abducted American

Reuters -
1 of 3. Police and security officials gather outside the residence of an American citizen, whom the US embassy declined to identify, after he was kidnapped in Lahore August 13, 2011.

With Braves dealing, no wild card for SF Giants

San Francisco Chronicle -
Of all the subplots likely to surface in Atlanta, where the Giants open a four-game series Monday, this one stands out: The Braves could effectively bury San Francisco in the wild-card race.

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Recalling When a Wall Split a City Apart

New York Times -
Guenter Schlusche at part of the memorial to the Berlin Wall that he designed to commemorate its construction 50 years ago. By NICHOLAS KULISH BERLIN - Günter Schlusche stood in what was once the foundation of Bernauer Street 10A, right in front of the ...

Syrian navy hits Latakia to crush protests, 4 killed

Reuters -
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian navy ships shelled two densely populated residential districts in the country's main Mediterranean port city Latakia on Sunday, residents and rights campaigners said, in the second day of a military assault to crush protests.

Cuba marks Fidel Castro's 85th birthday with musical bash in Havana

Washington Post -
By AP, HAVANA - Nearly two-dozen singers and musicians from nine Latin American nations are feting Fidel Castro in a happy-birthday concert on the eve of the former leader's 85th.

Aung San Suu Kyi in first political trip beyond Rangoon

BBC News -
Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has made her first political trip outside Rangoon since her release from house arrest last November.

Police charge 2 with murder in hit-and-run deaths during British riots

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff A woman visits on August 12 the scene of a hit and run incident during the riots in the Winson Green area of Birmingham, England.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Now Running for President

The New American -
Texas Governor Rick Perry announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President of the United States at a RedState bloggers gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday.

Obama's bus tour an effort to connect with everyday Americans

Kansas City Star -
President Barack Obama leaves the White House on Monday for a three-day bus trip, talking job creation at small towns across the Midwest in hopes of distancing himself from the "partisan brinksmanship" he says has poisoned the economy.

Missing 12-Year-Old Boy Scout Found After Massive 20-Hour Search -
A missing 12-year-old Boy Scout that went missing overnight in Ashley National Forest in Utah has been found alive. Jared Ropelato of Hooper, Utah was reported missing by a scoutmaster Friday afternoon near Spirit Lake Trailhead and Dagget Lake.

Phila. curfew's first night nets 50 juveniles

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Tatiana Larry, 18, is headed to college soon and planned to spend Friday night shopping for clothes on South Street with friends. Next thing Larry knew, her friends were sitting in the back of a police wagon.

Passengers injured when bus flips on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Chicago Tribune -
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Greyhound bus flipped over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early on Saturday, trapping a woman inside the wreckage and injuring nearly two dozen other passengers, officials said.

Dow finishes wild week on an up note -
By DANIEL WAGNER and DAVID K. RANDALL Leave a comment NEW YORK - The wildest week on Wall Street since the financial crisis in 2008 ended with a second day of gains.

US stocks end week on a gentle note

Boston Globe -
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 125.71 points. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) By Christine Hauser Stocks in the United States ended higher yesterday, not quite recovering from one of ...

ConAgra's latest bid for Ralcorp rejected

BusinessWeek -
ConAgra Foods Inc. has made another bid for Ralcorp Holdings Inc. that has been rejected. Ralcorp said Friday that it received a roughly $5.17 billion offer this week and that it is not in the company's best interest.

Samsung to unveil key iPhone challenger: reports

MarketWatch -
TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) - The latest so-called iPhone killer - the Samsung Galaxy S II - will be stalking the US communications landscape at the end of the month, weekend media reports say.

Disney shuts down production of 'Lone Ranger'

Los Angeles Times -
Walt Disney Studios has shut down production of "The Lone Ranger," a big-budget film starring Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as the title character, a person close to the production confirmed.

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' screenwriters: 'We pictured a trilogy'

Entertainment Weekly -
Rise of the Planet of the Apes tore up the box office last weekend, earning $54 million - a surprising showing for the seventh film in a series that's over 40 years old.

Katz: A&M Possible Jump to SEC Based on Ego

ESPN college basketball analyst Andy Katz discusses the Aggies' potential move to the SEC and what it means for the landscape of college athletics.

Opening statement: Newton lacks accuracy but flashes downfield magic -
CHARLOTTE - The result didn't match the buildup, but Cam Newton's debut with the Carolina Panthers didn't disappoint, either.

Posada, Yankees rip Rays

Boston Globe -
AP / August 14, 2011 Phil Hughes also got a reprieve, though his strong outing yesterday might not have been enough on its own to prevent a possible demotion to the bullpen.

Memorable Pistons moments from Rodman era

Detroit Free Press -
Former Piston Dennis Rodman delivers a speech during the Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Springfield, Mass., Friday night.

Novak Djokovic to face Mardy Fish in Rogers Cup final

BBC Sport -
Novak Djokovic secured a place in the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired because of injury when trailing 6-4 3-0.

Big fish return to Mexican marine park

Science News -
Within 14 years of a national marine park in Mexico's Gulf of California closing its borders to fishing, the total mass of its denizens more than quintupled, a new study finds.

UN Climate Report Fails to Capture Arctic Ice Thinning Reality: MIT

International Business Times -
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | August 14, 2011 4:23 AM EDT The United Nations' most recent global climate report "fails to capture trends in Arctic sea-ice thinning and drift, and in some cases substantially underestimates these trends," says a new ...

What Face Transplants Can, Can't Do

WebMD -
The question is being asked anew with the release of dramatic before-and-after images of Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee and the latest person to receive a face transplant.

Heart risk from smoking higher in women -
A woman smokes a cigarette in Arlington, Virginia on June 12, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn) MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Women who smoke have a higher risk of developing heart disease than men, an international study published in a British medical ...


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