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Fuelling fears

BBC News - Jonathan Marcus - ‎3 hours ago‎
The fuelling of the Bushehr reactor represents a milestone in the development of Iran's nuclear programme. It has been something of a marathon challenge.
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Wyclef Jean can't run for president

MiamiHerald.com - Wyclef Jean, Trenton Daniel - ‎16 minutes ago‎
After days of examining applications, a list of 19 people eligible to run for president was released. By JACQUELINE CHARLES PETIONVILLE, Haiti -- Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean's bid to become Haiti's next president ended late Friday, after the country's ...
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Alaska confirms 2 salmonella cases tied to eggs

BusinessWeek - Becky Bohrer - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Alaska has confirmed at least two cases of salmonella matching the strain tied to recalled eggs, a health department spokesman said.
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Possible Flaw Could Turn Clemens Case, Expert Says

New York Times - Michael S. Schmidt - ‎1 hour ago‎
When a Congressional committee summoned Roger Clemens to testify at a nationally televised hearing in February 2008, it was trying to determine the accuracy of George J. Mitchell's report, which had named Clemens as a user of ...

WSJ UPDATE: Facebook Fights Privacy Concerns

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey A. Fowler - ‎4 hours ago‎
The launch of Facebook Inc.'s Places location service this week sparked new privacy concerns about the popular social network, but the company's efforts to mollify critics before the launch stemmed some ...

PA wants Quartet to press Israel

Jerusalem Post - Hilary Leila Krieger - ‎2 hours ago‎
In reaction to the announcement made by the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to resume direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat said Friday ...

Chicago's ShoreBank fails, is bought by investors

Chicago Tribune - Becky Yerak - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chicago-based ShoreBank, which for more than three decades made loans to South and West siders who might not have gotten financing elsewhere to buy homes, apartment buildings and start businesses, failed Friday.

Google previews Chrome Web Store for developers

Reuters - Paul Krill - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Google this week made available a developer preview of its Chrome Web Store, which enables access to Web applications. Developers, according to software engineer Michael Goth on the Google Chromium Blog, ...

Imam's wife: Nixing mosque 'not option'

Boston Herald - ‎58 minutes ago‎
By AP MANAMA, Bahrain - The imam behind a controversial plan to build a mosque near the Manhattan site of the Sept. 11 attacks, refused to discuss the political firestorm yesterday, but his wife in New York said organizers are sticking with their plans ...

Felix racks up 11 K's, shuts down Yankees

MLB.com - Jim Street - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- The three-run lead in Felix Hernandez's back pocket before throwing his first pitch against the Yankees on Friday night put the Mariners' ace right-hander in unfamiliar territory.

Five years after Katrina, an uneasy cultural shift

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The rebuilding of New Orleans has attracted a wave of Latino immigrants, redrawing racial lines in a city long defined by black and white.

FDA panel rejects Jazz drug for pain condition

BusinessWeek - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Federal health experts said Friday the risks of a sleep drug from Jazz Pharmaceuticals outweigh its benefits for treating the chronic pain disorder fibroymalgia.

Jennifer Aniston, Jon Stewart laugh about their awkward first date

CNN - Kate Hogan - ‎6 hours ago‎
Jennifer Aniston and Jon Stewart reminisced about the meal they shared in NYC more than a decade ago. "Wasn't it sort of like, 'Hey, a group of us are going out, do you want to join?

Nevada jobless rate hits 14.3 pct, sets new record

BusinessWeek - Sandra Chereb - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Nevada's historically high unemployment rate continued to rise in July, to 14.3 percent, as the recession-battered state lost another 9600 jobs from the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation ...

EXCLUSIVE: Spencer: "I'm Looking Forward" to Showing My Heidi Sex Tape

Us Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
Spencer Pratt is hawking a supposed sex tape starring soon-to-be ex wife Heidi Montag, he confirms to UsMagazine.com. "I've been making films since I was in the 7th grade," Pratt tells Us exclusively.

Terrell Owens helps Cincinnati Bengals defeat Philadelphia Eagles | NFL

Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Terrell Owens caught a 43-yard pass along the sideline, setting up the lone touchdown by Cincinnati's starting offense Friday night in a 22-9 exhibition victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Summary Box: Tribune Co. says negotiations failed

BusinessWeek - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By AP PLAN INTERRUPTED: Attorneys say the Tribune Co.'s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection has unraveled. WHAT HAPPENED: A report by a court-appointed examiner had concluded that talks leading up to the company's 2007 leveraged buyout bordered ...

Aniston, Bateman turn on 'Switch'

Boston Herald - James Verniere - ‎6 hours ago‎
The best Jennifer Aniston film opening this month (Is it me, or has she been in a half-dozen films in the past two years?), “The Switch” is mighty predictable.

Gulf States, Spill Coordinator Discuss `How Clean Is Clean' on Oiled Coast

Bloomberg - Katarzyna Klimasinska - ‎2 hours ago‎
US states along the Gulf of Mexico and the federal oil-spill response on-scene coordinator, Paul Zukunft, are discussing “how clean is clean” when it comes to beaches and marshes soiled after BP ...

Bumgarner fearless as Giants beat Cardinals

San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jeff Roberson / AP (08-20) 20:48 PDT St. Louis - -- The Cardinals saw Madison Bumgarner for the first time Friday night and had to be impressed.

HP Tablet Hobbled by Lack of WebOS Apps

PC World - ‎7 hours ago‎
Now that Hewlett-Packard has announced plans to release a webOS tablet early next year, its next big goal--in addition to building the device--is to persuade software developers to write apps for the mobile gadget.

Symantec shares get lift from rival McAfee's deal

BusinessWeek - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Symantec Corp. shares rose 3 percent Friday after UBS Securities upgraded the stock on the expectation that chip maker Intel Corp.

Nokia acquires mobile analytics company Motally

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Mikael Ricknäs at IDG News Service\Stockholm Bureau Nokia has signed an agreement to acquire Motally, a privately owned US company that has specialized in tracking and reporting usage statistics on mobile websites and applications, it said on Friday ...
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