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8 dead, 12 hurt at off-road race in Calif. desert

The Associated Press - Andrew Dalton - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - An off-road truck plowed into a crowd and scattered "bodies everywhere" moments after sailing off a jump at a California race Saturday, killing eight people and leaving 12 injured, authorities and witnesses said.
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Obama makes proposed mosque in New York a national issue

USA Today - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The controversy surrounding a proposed Islamic center and mosque near the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York City has gone from a local issue to a national one, with President Obama smack in the middle.
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Report: Wrong man may have been arrested in Buffalo shootings

CNN - Rick Martin - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Authorities may have arrested the wrong person in a shooting spree that killed four people in Buffalo, New York, according to a local television station.
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UN Chief Calls For More International Aid for Pakistan's Flood Victims

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at prime minister's house in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010.

Reports: Apple manager arrested over $1M in kickbacks

Computerworld - Elizabeth Heichler - ‎48 minutes ago‎
IDG News Service - An Apple manager with responsibilities for the company's contract manufacturing in Asia was arrested Friday and charged with accepting kickbacks.

FDA Approves Emergency Contraceptive

BusinessWeek - ‎16 minutes ago‎
FRIDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the ella (ulipristal acetate) emergency contraceptive pill, which prevents pregnancy if taken within five days of unprotected intercourse or contraceptive ...

Obamas make quick trip to promote Gulf Coast

The Associated Press - Julie Pace - ‎50 minutes ago‎
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - With a quick family trip to the Gulf Coast, President Barack Obama is offering his personal assurance that the region is a safe, clean vacation destination despite the massive oil spill.

China Observes Day of Mourning for Landslide Victims

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Flags flew at half-staff and all public entertainment was suspended Sunday as China observed a national day of mourning for more than 1200 people killed by massive mudslides in the northwest a week ago.

BP's Relief Well Effort Delayed by US Concerns Over Risk of Oil Release

Bloomberg - Katarzyna Klimasinska - ‎8 hours ago‎
BP Plc needs to provide additional analysis and plans that will ensure no oil is released when the company drills a relief well and pumps mud and cement to the bottom of the Macondo well to ...

Alex's home-run trio carries Bombers in KC

New York Post - George A. King III - ‎3 hours ago‎
KANSAS CITY -- Was it turning back the clock or the start of a muscular finish? Did Alex Rodriguez offer the ultimate long-ball tease last night when he slugged three home runs and carried the Yankees to an 8-3 victory over the ...

Remembering Jazz Singer and Activist Abbey Lincoln

NPR - Allison Keyes - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Sunday will be available at approx. 12:00 pm ET Abbey Lincoln performs at the New Orleans Jazz Festival in 2002.

Who will win the PGA Championship?

msnbc.com - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Nick Watney takes a three-shot lead into the final round of the PGA Championship after shooting a 6-under 66 on Saturday. Newsvine is msnbc.

China: No link between milk powder and infant breast growth

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- China's health ministry said a clinical investigation has found no evidence that milk powder made by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Cub saved 10 days after getting head stuck in plastic bottle

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Mail Foreign Service It's more than likely this cub was like a bear with a sore head after getting stuck in a plastic bottle for more than 10 days.

Jake Delhomme leads Browns to early points in victory

Boston Herald - Nate Ulrich - ‎54 minutes ago‎
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Jake Delhomme looked like the cool, calm leader the Cleveland Browns were hoping he could be when they took a chance and signed him in the offseason.

Neil Patrick Harris "Thrilled" to Welcome Twins This Fall

Us Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
Neil Patrick Harris is about to follow in the footsteps of his How I Met Your Mother costars -- and first-time parents -- Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders.

Lester lifts Sox

Boston Globe - Amalie Benjamin - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ryan Kalish is greeted by Jason Varitek (center) and Dave Magadan after scoring in the ninth. (Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press) By Amalie Benjamin ARLINGTON, Texas - When Jon Lester is pitching the way he was last night - his command on, his tempo on, ...

Flouting expense-account rules can be costly

Columbus Dispatch - Jennifer Waters - ‎54 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO - The quick action taken by Hewlett-Packard to oust Chief Executive Mark Hurd because of expense-report recklessness should be a clarion call to employees at every level: Expense accounts are not to be taken lightly.

Rams' Bradford survives a battering against Vikings

Boston Herald - Jim Thomas - ‎1 hour ago‎
ST. LOUIS - The No. 1 question on many minds entering Saturday's preseason opener was could Sam Bradford take a hit on his surgically repaired throwing shoulder.

Some States Are Lacking in Health Law Authority

New York Times - Robert Pear, Kevin Sack - ‎14 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Faced with the need to review insurance rates and enforce a panoply of new rights granted to consumers, states are scrambling to make sure they have the necessary legal authority to carry out the ...

Jorge Lorenzo claims Czech Grand Prix

BBC Sport - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Jorge Lorenzo claimed his seventh race victory of the season at the Czech Grand Prix to extend his overall championship lead to 77 points.

CDC Lists Top Food Pathogens

ABC News - John Gever - ‎10 hours ago‎
The analysis also indicated that no cause was ever found for about one-third of outbreaks and a quarter of the victims, according to a report from CDC researchers in the Aug. 13 issue of Morbidity and ...

Mets in 'sorry' state of affairs

New York Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sorry for your team. Sorry for having to put up with all the amateurs running the show. Sorry that there are no meaningful games in your baseball life.
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