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Federal panel puts same-sex marriage on hold as appeal goes forward

Los Angeles Times - Maura Dolan - ‎1 hour ago‎
The decision by three judges from the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upset gay couples in California who had planned to get married starting Wednesday.
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US to Require Environmental Reviews for Deepwater Oil and Gas Drilling

Bloomberg - Jim Efstathiou Jr - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Youngberg, an analyst at Edward Jones, talks about his investment strategy for deepwater-oil drillers.
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Reid Breaks With Obama Over Proposed Ground Zero Mosque

FOXNews - ‎4 hours ago‎
AP The site of a planned mosque is shown two blocks from the World Trade Center, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 in New York. President Barack Obama on Friday will speak up for religious freedom at a dinner celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, ...
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Why Western donors are snubbing Pakistan after giving to Haiti

Globe and Mail - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Children outside a makeshift tent erected near the rubble of their home in Charsadda, Pakistan, on Aug. 16. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images From Tuesday's Globe and Mail Published on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 9:08PM EDT Last updated on Monday, Aug.

Japanese Stocks Fall on Concern Economic Growth Is Slowing; Toyota Drops

Bloomberg - Akiko Ikeda - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japanese stocks fell, sending the Nikkei 225 Stock Average to its lowest level since November, on concern the economy is slowing. Toyota Motor Corp.

Rodriguez injured, could be out for year

MLB.com - Steve Gartner - ‎2 hours ago‎
HOUSTON -- The Mets announced closer Francisco Rodriguez tore a ligament in the thumb of his right (pitching) hand, reportedly a result of an altercation with the grandfather of his children last week in the Citi Field ...

Ex-Apple manager pleads not guilty

San Jose Mercury News - Pete Carey - ‎1 hour ago‎
A former Apple manager pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he and a confederate collected more than $2.5 million in kickbacks from six Asian suppliers of parts for Apple's hottest products.

Washington Nationals aim to sign Bryce Harper as deadline nears

Washington Post - Adam Kilgore - ‎40 minutes ago‎
On Monday afternoon, the third-floor offices at Nationals Park buzzed with an upbeat atmosphere. Back in early June, on the day they drafted Bryce Harper first overall and the day before Stephen Strasburg became a major leaguer, ...

Oil traces found to east on Gulf floor

CNN - Ed Lavandera, Rich Phillips - ‎21 minutes ago‎
St. Petersburg, Florida (CNN) -- Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill may have settled to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico further east than previously suspected and at levels toxic to marine life, researchers reported Monday.

Colombian jet crash 'miracle' as all but one survive

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Boeing 737 passenger jet crashed and broke into three pieces upon landing during a storm at a Colombian island yesterday, but the only fatality was a passenger who died from an apparent heart attack.

Tila Tequila was performing at the "Gathering of the Juggalos"

CNN - ‎11 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Reality TV star Tila Tequila suffered facial cuts when she was pelted with rocks and bottles while performing at a music festival in Illinois early Saturday, according to a witness and a law enforcement official.

Chocolate Lowers HF Risk

MedPage Today - Crystal Phend - ‎3 hours ago‎
A chocolate habit may protect women from heart failure later in life -- but only when enjoyed in moderation, researchers found. A prospective cohort study of almost 32000 middle-age and older Swedish ...

See Justin Bieber Accept a VMA

People Magazine - Scott Schafer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Justin Bieber is one step closer to claiming a Moonman before this year's MTV Video Music Awards. The singer, 16, who is nominated for best new artist for his "Baby" video, stars in a new video promo for the VMAs, which is set to debut Monday at 10 pm ...

Dustin Johnson Penalty Shows Golf Only Sport Playing by the Rules

FanHouse - Kevin Blackistone - ‎1 hour ago‎
If there is one thing I appreciate about golf, it is that the game is definitive. Its only lies are what it calls the areas where fallen balls come to rest.

Buffett Filing Shows Details of Holdings

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
By AP OMAHA (AP) - Berkshire Hathaway partly rebuilt the stake in Johnson & Johnson it had reduced in the last two years to raise cash for other investments, and increased its investment in Wal-Mart Stores in the second quarter.

Obama campaigning, ties Republicans to big business

Reuters - Larry Downing, Alan Elsner - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Barack Obama speaks to employees at the ZBB Energy Corporation in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, August 16, 2010. The president will continue on later today to California.

Democrats slam Google-Verizon neutrality deal, ask FCC to act

BetaNews - Ed Oswald - ‎1 hour ago‎
AT&T and Verizon's net neutrality deal became a political issue on Monday as four House Democrats voiced their opposition to the plan with the Federal Communications Commission.

Ex-Rep. Tom DeLay unsurprised after DOJ ends probe

The Associated Press - Juan A. Lozano - ‎44 minutes ago‎
HOUSTON - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Monday he always knew a Justice Department probe of his ties to disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff would end without criminal charges being filed against him because he did nothing wrong.

Scarlett Johansson tipped to bag Dragon Tattoo role

Monsters and Critics.com - Lee Brown - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scarlett Johansson is being tipped to star alongside Daniel Craig in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, according to reports. Actress Scarlett Johansson arrives at the after party for the opening night of the Broadway ...

Defense secretary Gates says he would like to leave next year

Washington Post - Craig Whitlock, Greg Jaffe - ‎1 hour ago‎
For a man who came into his post reluctantly and as a purported short-timer, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is turning into more and more of a fixture at the Pentagon.

Fixing Mel Gibson's mashed Maserati could get costly

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's one thing to damage a cheap car, but quite another to crash your Maserati. We're sure that's what Mel Gibson is finding out today, as if he didn't have a load of other trouble.

Julia Gillard wants to lead debate on republic after Queen dies

The Australian - Matthew Franklin - ‎28 minutes ago‎
JULIA Gillard wants Australia to become a republic when the Queen dies and plans to lead a national debate on the form the republic would take.
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