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by Politico.com GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - At the end of a week filled with angry voters and sharp attacks on his health care reform plans that seemed to be tossed around everywhere but inside his own town hall meetings, President Barack Obama got the ...
Video: Obama At Town Hall Meeting CBSNewsOnline
Obama vows 'commonsense' overhaul of health care Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters - - 27 minutes ago
TALOQAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Supporters of Afghanistan's main presidential candidates came out in their thousands on Sunday in a last burst of campaign excitement with days to go before the ballot.
Taliban threaten Afghan voters Aljazeera.net
Xinhua - - 2 hours ago
YANGON, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Democratic Senator of the United States Jim Webb concluded his three-day visit to Myanmar Sunday afternoon, bringing out from the country along with him an imprisoned American citizen John William Yettaw who was released and ...
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TEHRAN (Reuters) - The West must be held to account for stoking Iran's post-election unrest, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday, as the third mass trial got underway of demonstrators accused of trying to overthrow clerical ...
Iran's president says 3 women to join Cabinet The Associated Press
25 More Iranian Detainees Go on Trial Voice of America
AFP - 29 minutes ago
PRAIA - As NATO and Russia joined forces in the search for the missing cargo ship Arctic Sea, commentators on Sunday said news the ship's owners had received a ransom demand augured well for the Russian crew.
Russian envoy: search continues for missing ship The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan - The first shipments of foreign aid arrived Sunday as Taiwan struggled to reach more than 4000 people still stranded a week after the country's deadliest typhoon in half a century.
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 16 August 2009 (5:30am) - Tropical storm watches are to be upgraded today for sections of the Leeward Islands as they prepare for the arrival of a moderately-strong Tropical Storm Ana within hours - early on Monday morning.
Video: Tropical Storm Bill Forms As Ana Races West The Associated Press
San Jose Mercury News - - 2 hours ago
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger thanks Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak on Saturday for the department's efforts in evacuating North Coast residents in the face of the Lockheed Fire WATSONVILLE -- Gov.
Difficult terrain works against Calif. fire crews The Associated Press
NECN - 37 minutes ago
(NECN/ABC) - President Obama and the first family are out west this weekend visiting some of America's most beautiful natural wonders including Yellowstone National Park.
Video: Obama Heads To Colorado CBSNewsOnline
On Work Tour in the West, Obama Visits Old Faithful New York Times
Montgomery Advertiser - - 1 hour ago
When regulators seized Colonial BancGroup Friday and its assets were sold to North Carolina-based BB&T, Colonial became the largest bank failure of the year.
BB&T Takes Over Failing Colonial bancgroup New York Times
BB&T buys Colonial bank; 4 other banks fail CNNMoney.com
Seeking Alpha - - 2 hours ago
July CPI data came out on Friday, and it was a little below expectations. Year over year, the CPI fell 2%, while overall prices held steady in July and core prices (excluding food and energy) rose a mere 0.1%.
Drops in Consumer Confidence, Prices Temper Recovery Hopes Washington Post
Bloomberg - - Aug 14, 2009
Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Abercrombie & Fitch Co., the US teen clothing retailer, reported a second-quarter loss on slumping sales and costs to close Ruehl stores.
Abercrombie & Fitch tries to keep its shirt on as sales slacken Los Angeles Times
Abercrombie Swings To 2Q Loss On Falling Sales, Margins Wall Street Journal
CNET News - - 11 hours ago
There are a gagillion rumors swirling out there about a forthcoming Apple tablet of some sort. And while we certainly don't feel the need to point you to each and every supposed leaked photo or tip from a super-secret inside source, ...
Saturday Apple Rumors, Served Up Fresh Washington Post
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
We are just past of a year since the App Store launched and there are more than 60000 applications released for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
It's official! Aggie app is No. 1 (kind of) Dallas Morning News
The Huntsville Times - al.com - - 1 hour ago
If the Augustine Commission decides to stop work on the Ares I rocket, space experts say Marshall Space Flight Center would likely be asked to focus on new rocket engines or a rocket based on the current space shuttle.
USA Today - - 6 hours ago
By Craig Ruttle, AP By John W. Barry, The Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal BETHEL, NY - Playing an electric guitar that seemed as charged and as amped as the sold-out crowd of 15000, 15-year-old Conrad Oberg of Florida opened the 40th anniversary Woodstock ...
Peace, music & love Florida Times-Union
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
NEW DELHI - India reacted with outrage Sunday after Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said he was detained for questioning at a US airport, though immigration officials denied he was formally held.
Bollywood actor questioned Philadelphia Inquirer
Indian Star Questioned At Airport, Raising Ire Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
A good guitar falls into that small category of things that manage to hold their value. By John Corrigan For a teenage guitar slinger in the 1970s, it was the most coveted of instruments: a Gibson Les Paul.
Video: Guitar 'hero' Les Paul dies KXAN.com
Setting the standard Chicago Tribune
Boston Globe - - 4 hours ago
Tiger Woods and caddie Steve Williams look skyward to try to get a handle on the wind direction in the third round of the PGA. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images) By Michael Whitmer CHASKA, Minn.
As Charges Are Mounted, Woods Is Steady New York Times
Yang's low round keeps him at Tiger's heels Detroit Free Press
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San Francisco Chronicle - 3 hours ago
Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos knocked out Gina Carano with one second left in the first round to win the Strikeforce mixed martial arts women's featherweight title at San Jose's HP Pavilion.
Carano, MMA's crossover female star, stopped by 'Cyborg' in ... San Jose Mercury News
Modesto Bee - - 2 hours ago
As children return to school for the spelling tests, the science labs and after-school clubs, area schools will be trying to keep them and staff members from getting swine flu.
Campaign to combat flu starts with the sniffles The Desert Sun
School officials preparing for 2nd wave of swine flu Spartanburg Herald Journal
San Francisco Chronicle - - 7 hours ago
As Congress agonizes over health care, an even more daunting and dangerous challenge is bearing down: how to shore up Social Security to keep it from burying the nation ever deeper in debt.
Healthcare around the world BBC News
Cash-strapped states are trimming health services St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
On Monday, I arrived at Towson University at 6:15 pm to attend Sen. Ben Cardin's town hall meeting on health-care reform. It was a stiflingly hot and humid evening, so I expected a rather small crowd.
Readers respond: Cardin's town halls Baltimore Sun
Anger clouds US healthcare debate BBC News
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea denounced upcoming joint South Korean and US military drills and said it would "wipe out" the countries with nuclear weapons if they threatened the communist state, its KCNA news agency said on Sunday.
South Korea Calls for Talks with North Over Weapons Wall Street Journal
Ha'aretz - - 10 hours ago
Hamas crushed on Friday the threat of an armed group in Rafah affiliated with Al-Qaida, and did so with the same approach the Lebanese government and its army crushed terrorists operating under ...
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
The news of the deaths of two more British soldiers in Afghanistan, taking the number of UK personnel to 201, is a painful reminder of the toll taken by the increasingly dangerous conflict.
New death takes UK Afghan toll to 201 The Associated Press