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Mass evacuation in Pakistan

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
An evacuation effort on a massive scale is continuing in Pakistan as tens of thousands of people flee another wave of floodwater in the south of the country.
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Autopsy planned for accused Craigslist killer after apparent suicide

CNN - John Branch, Beth Karas - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in the death of Philip Markoff, a one-time medical student who died of an apparent suicide while facing charges in a killing tied to the Craigslist website.
ABC News - New York Times - The Associated Press - 9&10 News - Wikipedia: Philip Markoff

Tokyo Shares End Lower As Exporters Fall On Weak GDP Data

Wall Street Journal - Ayai Tomisawa - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO (Dow Jones)--Tokyo stocks fell Monday as weaker-than-expected Japanese gross domestic product data triggered selling in exporter shares such as Sony and TDK on worries that growth is slackening.
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Golf is undergoing a changing of the guard, to the young and bold

Washington Post - Sally Jenkins - ‎1 hour ago‎
Golf is a whole new game - it's become an action sport. That was the longer-term conclusion to take from the tumultuous final round of the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

Democrats may pay political price for Obama's words on NYC mosque

Boston Globe - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Republicans will probably use President Obama's support for the right of a Muslim group to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site to force Democrats to defend an unpopular position in the November election campaign.

Company Town: 'The Expendables' is a force at weekend box office

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sylvester Stallone and a coterie of his '80s film colleagues collect an estimated $35 million to easily eclipse the chick-flick allure of 'Eat Pray Love' and 'Scott Pilgrim's' fan-boy set.

US, S. Korea begin military exercise

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Anti-war activists in Seongnam, South Korea, on Monday denounce a joint US-South Korean military exercise. (CNN) -- The United States and South Korea began their annual joint military exercise Monday, kicking off an 11-day drill ...

Asian Suppliers Mum on Apple-kickback Allegations

PC World - ‎2 hours ago‎
Electronics component suppliers that allegedly paid kickbacks to gain business from Apple declined to comment on the allegations when contacted on Monday.

Factbox: Cairn India - target of Vedanta Resources

Reuters - Pratish Narayanan, Anshuman Daga - ‎36 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - India-focused Vedanta Resources (VED.L) is set to buy a 51 percent stake in Cairn Energy's (CNE.L) Indian unit, Cairn India (CAIL.

Truck kills 8 spectators at California 200 race

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
An off-road truck sailed off a jump and hurtled into a crowd where hundreds of spectators were standing at a race in the California desert, pinning bodies beneath it and sending others flying in a crash that killed eight people, authorities and ...

Aviva Defends Rejection of RSA Offer

Wall Street Journal - Michael Carolan - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON—Aviva PLC on Monday defended its decision to reject a £5 billion ($7.8 billion) offer from RSA Insurance Group PLC for its general insurance business and its strategy of operating both life and nonlife insurance businesses.

Australia PM vows 'Yes we will' as polls loom

AFP - William West - ‎2 hours ago‎
BRISBANE, Australia - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Monday made a Barack Obama-style "Yes we will" pledge to transform the country's healthcare and workforce ahead of knife-edge weekend elections.

Painter suffers yet another rough day

Indianapolis Star - Curtis Painter - ‎2 hours ago‎
I am sure he's a very nice young man who makes his bed in the morning and helps little old ladies across the street. Any criticism I might direct at him is neither personal nor based on the fact he's a Purdue guy (which seems to be the addled sentiment ...

'Settlement freeze biggest obstacle to direct talks'

Ha'aretz - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Abbas has conditioned direct talks with Israel on a continued construction freeze; Netanyahu has said extending freeze not politically possible.

Many questions remain following preseason loss at Cincinnati

Denver Post - Jeff Legwold - ‎1 hour ago‎
Broncos quarterback Brady Quinn dives on a fumble in the second quarter Sunday night against Cincinnati. Quinn completed 6-of-16 passes for 68 yards with one interception, which was returned for a TD.

Variable Pricing and Net Neutrality

New York Times - Rob Cox, Robert Cyran - ‎3 hours ago‎
It is easy to frame the debate over net neutrality as an ideological battle between forces who want unfettered Internet access and those who would prevent it.

Hilary Duff Gets Hitched

Us Magazine - ‎12 hours ago‎
The 22-year-old actress wed her hockey player beau, Mike Comrie, in an intimate sunset ceremony at a $29 million estate near the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, Calif.

New revelations, criticism on Hurd exit

Bizjournals.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former HP CEO Mark Hurd reportedly short-circuited an internal investigation by settling sexual harassment claims with former actress Jodie Fisher two days before his resignation was announced.

Zsa Zsa Gabor: Last Rites Given

Right Celebrity - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jeanette Sad news to report regarding Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor. Last rites were given to the actress on Sunday, as the Hungarian socialite took a turn for the worse stemming from a July 17 accident where she fell from her bed and suffered a ...

American League roundup Twins' Kevin Slowey yanked during no-hitter

Detroit Free Press - ‎32 minutes ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ron Gardenhire heard the boos Sunday. And the Twins manager acknowledged he was kind of booing himself. Even though Kevin Slowey had pitched seven no-hit innings, Gardenhire went to his bullpen.

'The Big C' : Showtime series takes cancer seriously, but in a funny way

Washington Post - Hank Stuever - ‎4 hours ago‎
"The Big C" stars Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison, a reserved schoolteacher who decides it's time to make some drastic life changes after a cancer diagnosis.

Hennes & Mauritz Sales Rise Is Fastest in 2 Years

BusinessWeek - Tom Mulier - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Hennes & Mauritz AB, Europe's second-largest clothing retailer, said same-store sales excluding currency moves rose 10 percent in July, the fastest pace in more than two years.

Tequila hates on Juggalos

Detroit Free Press - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Compiled by BJ Hammerstein, Free Press staff writer. Contact him at 313-223-4528 or bjhammerstein@freepress.com. After being attacked this weekend at the Insane Clown Posse's annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival in Illinois, Tila Tequila said she ...
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