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Passengers taken off San Francisco flight after phoned-in threat

CNN - Jeanne Meserve, Mike Ahlers - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff People leave American Airlines Flight 24 and board a bus Thursday afternoon at San Francisco's airport. For more on this story, check reports from CNN affiliates KRON and KTVU.
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Baseball star Clemens charged with perjury

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Former major league pitcher Roger Clemens was indicted Thursday for obstruction of Congress, making false statements and perjury related to testimony he gave before a congressional committee in 2008.
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Pakistan says militants exploiting flood chaos

Los Angeles Times - Zulfiqar Ali, Nasir Khan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Militants are regrouping in the northwest, the worst-hit by the monsoon floods, officials warn. Sen. Kerry visits the area, increasing US aid to $150 million.
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From shock and awe to a quiet exit – US troops pull out of Iraq

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
It began with shock and awe and ended with a silent trickle across the border in the dead of night. As the 4th Stryker Brigade, Second Infantry division, arrived at their staging post in the sands of Kuwait, Sergeant Donald Wilms got out of his battle ...

Intel's Security Glitch

Wall Street Journal - Rolfe Winkler - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Intel might want security, but the chip maker gave the opposite to investors yesterday. Unveiling a $7.68 billion purchase of virus software maker McAfee helped wipe almost half of that amount—some $3.6 billion—off Intel's market ...

Lindsay Lohan -- Victim of Bad Diagnosis

FOXNews - ‎20 minutes ago‎
TMZ has learned ... the doctors who have evaluated Lindsay Lohan at UCLA have concluded she does not suffer from the drug or psychiatric problems that were previously diagnosed.

Are Americans total numbskulls?

Washington Post - Joel Achenbach - ‎2 hours ago‎
God help us. Could so many Americans really be that dumb, ill-informed, paranoid, gullible and goofy? It must be tricky being Barack Obama, winding down the US presence in volatile Iraq, trying to keep Afghanistan from degenerating, ...

How to Use Facebook's New Location Feature

New York Times - Paul Boutin - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Facebook Places, a feature the company announced Wednesday that will let Facebook friends know exactly where you are and let the friends know where they are, is the most utilitarian upgrade the world's largest social network has made in ...

Jennifer Aniston Not Surprised By Beautician's Theft

Actress Archives - Fabiana Santana - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jennifer Aniston says she wasn't surprised when her former beautician was arrested for federal fraud charges on Wednesday. The Friends star said she knew something like this was going to happen.

Gulf Oil Plume Is Not Breaking Down Fast, Research Says

New York Times - Justin Gillis, John Collins Rudolf - ‎2 hours ago‎
New research confirms the existence of a huge plume of dispersed oil deep in the Gulf of Mexico and suggests that it has not broken down rapidly, raising the possibility that it might pose a threat to wildlife ...

Cases of Salmonella From Eggs Still on the Rise

ABC News - Barbara Pinto, Lauren Sher - ‎1 hour ago‎
Government officials say that the number of people sickened by an outbreak of salmonella poisoning from eggs is likely to rise because officials fear that many of the contaminated eggs are still in ...

Nine-run sixth clinches series for Yankees

MLB.com - Tim Britton - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- The Yankees exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning on Thursday to clinch their first series victory in the month of August with an 11-5 rout of the Tigers at Yankee Stadium.

France begins Roma deportations: 'They are trying to get rid of us all'

The Guardian - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Outside No 431, rue de Lyon, the Mediterranean sun beat down on the pavement and an old man lay in wait for the police. Inside, behind the long grass and a dilapidated green gate, the women were preparing themselves for the worst.

Kragthorpe: Time for BYU to look west — to the WCC

Salt Lake Tribune - kurt kragthorpe - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Craig Thompson is often ridiculed for his hairstyle, his television network, his position in the college football hierarchy and anything else that disdaining fans can think of.

Australia's Labor neck-and-neck with opposition - paper

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY, Aug 20 (Reuters) Australia's Labor Government has lost its lead to be tied for support with the conservative opposition the day before the country's election, a newspaper poll showed on Friday.

"The Switch": Surprise! A special delivery

Washington Post - Ann Hornaday - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The good news about "The Switch" is that it lives up to its title. Baiting customers with an ad campaign that makes it look like yet another piece of pregnancy-themed Hollywood product, this disarmingly winning comedy instead turns into ...

More evidence links pesticides to hyperactivity

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD.

Mexico's Peso Drops Most in Week as U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Unexpectedly

Bloomberg - Andres R. Martinez - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mexico's peso dropped the most in a week as the US, the nation's largest trading partner, said initial jobless claims rose unexpectedly.

The Moon Is Shrinking

FOXNews - Denise Chow - ‎2 hours ago‎
By analyzing new photos of faults such as this on the moon, scientists have concluded that our nearest heavenly body is shrinking.

Harvin passes out after practice migraine attac...

CBSSports.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
I feel really bad for Percy, I hope he can somehow get the treatment he needs to get better, my thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.

Mao's Last Dancer

Philadelphia Inquirer - Steven Rea - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Fans of classical ballet most likely will emerge from Mao's Last Dancer full of good feelings about Swan Lake and the graceful athleticism of the movie's star, Chi Cao, a Chinese-born dancer and principal of the Birmingham Royal Ballet.

Hewlett-Packard Reiterates Forecasts That Show Growth

BusinessWeek - Aaron Ricadela - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co., the biggest computer maker, held to profit and sales forecasts that analysts said may be hard to replicate as it searches for a successor to Mark Hurd, who left as chief executive officer ...


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