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With Akin's help, unwelcome abortion issue hangs over GOP

Los Angeles Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Days before the launch of a convention vital to his election hopes, Mitt Romney and fellow Republicans were embroiled Tuesday in an effort to shove aside a US Senate candidate who thrust the unwelcome issue of abortion to the fore of the political ...
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Romney to release 2011 tax returns - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Mitt Romney is calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve, but should this be coming from a guy who is still withholding his tax returns?
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Armed Wash. man arrested in alleged Obama threat

USA TODAY - ‎15 minutes ago‎
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Washington state man after he allegedly made emailed threats against President Barack Obama.
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Syrian minister warns US against intervention after chemical weapons remarks ...

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Syrian government official warned the United States Tuesday that military intervention inSyria could lead to regional turmoil as regime forces bombed a northern village and stormed a rebel-held Damascus suburb, killing dozens of people, ...
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Youkilis Continues to Hurt Yankees as Nova Keeps Struggling

New York Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO - For most of his nine seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Kevin Youkilis was often found somewhere in the middle of the heated rivalry with the Yankees.
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NASA's Mars rover set for first 'test drive'

AFP - ‎12 minutes ago‎
By Romain Raynaldy (AFP) - 3 hours ago LOS ANGELES - A little more than two weeks after its arrival on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover will on Wednesday make its first "test drive" before setting off on its Red Planet mission, the US space agency said.
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Syria Christian refugees in Lebanon fear Islamist rebels

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
ZAHLE, Lebanon - For most of the refugees streaming across the border into Lebanon, Syrian President Bashar Assad is to blame for the violence back home and the rebel effort to oust him is laudable.
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Is Ethiopia's new leader in place for long?

Washington Post - ‎34 minutes ago‎
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The death of Ethiopia's prime minister, Meles Zenawi, pushed his relatively unknown successor into the spotlight Tuesday amid questions about whether the new premier will merely serve as a placeholder or will become Ethiopia's ...
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Jailed Pussy Riot Trio Gets Fundraiser, Show in Chelsea

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Katya Kazakina on August 21, 2012 The three Pussy Riot members who were sentenced to two years in prison last week will become the centerpiece of a Sept.
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Ecuador's leader says open to talks with Britain on Assange

Reuters - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By Eduardo Garcia | QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador is ready to negotiate over the fate of Julian Assange if Britain withdraws a threat to raid its embassy in London where the WikiLeaks founder has sought refuge, President Rafael Correa said on Tuesday.
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'Levitating': Two Md. friends share tweets before dying in tragic freight ...

New York Daily News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
They were seemingly ordinary tweets from two friends hanging out on a railroad bridge in their hometown, enjoying one last summer night together before heading back to college.
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Gov gets (food) stamp of approval from prez

Boston Herald - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Howie Carr So Gov. Deval Patrick is getting a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic convention in Charlotte the week after next.
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Accused Colorado gunman saw three mental health experts: report

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Keith Coffman | DENVER (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with killing 12 people in a movie theater rampage last month, saw at least three mental health professionals at the University of Colorado before the shooting, ...
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Japan Swings to Trade Deficit as Exports Sink on Europe: Economy

Bloomberg - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Japan reported a wider-than-expected trade deficit in July as Europe's sovereign-debt crisis and a slowdown in China dragged down exports and higher oil prices boosted imports.
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Dell Forecast Misses Estimates as PC Sales Slump

Businessweek - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Aaron Ricadela on August 21, 2012 Dell Inc. (DELL) forecast third-quarter revenue that missed estimates and cut its full-year profit outlook as competition from tablets and an anemic global economic recovery drags down demand for personal computers.
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Best Buy's profit drops 90 percent

News & Observer - ‎18 minutes ago‎
By Anne D'Innocenzio - AP To top off an already eventful several days for the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer, Best Buy Co.
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Paul and Republican Party Officials Reach Deal on Delegates

New York Times (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
By JOHN HARWOOD The presidential campaign of the libertarian Republican Ron Paul has reached agreement with party leaders on delegate disputes, clearing the way for a harmonious convention to nominate Mitt Romney next week in Tampa, Fla.
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A look into Romney's religion

CNN (blog) - ‎23 minutes ago‎
(CNN)–For many voters, getting to know Mitt Romney as a candidate also means sorting out facts from fiction about Mormonism. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.
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Romney says to lay out comprehensive energy plan

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
* Seeks input from Texas energy executives * Raises more than $6 million * Romney tweaks Obama over campaign cash advantage By Steve Holland MIDLAND, Texas, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped oil executives for ...
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Apple, Samsung make final pitch to jury

Reuters - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Dan Levine and Poornima Gupta | SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - Apple Inc spent years developing its iconic iPhone, but Samsung took a shortcut by copying its rival's designs after realizing it could not keep up, an Apple attorney said as the ...
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T-Mobile cuts the strings on new data plan, goes fully unlimited

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CNET - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The carrier is following in the path of Sprint Nextel and targeting heavy data users with no caps or throttling. by Roger Cheng Go crazy with the Galaxy S III on T-Mobile USA.
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Avril Lavinge surprises with engagement to rocker Chad Kroeger

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Avril Lavigne kept her last relationship so private that the party in question remained unidentified - until he was upgraded to her fiance.
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Prince Harry -- Naked Photos of Las Vegas Rager Leaked - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prince Harry put the crown jewels on display in Vegas this weekend ... getting BARE ASS NAKED during a game of strip billiards with a room full of friends in his VIP suite.
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Kelly Ripa's rumored new co-host on 'Live! with Kelly' is...

Boston Herald - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By Herald Wire Services Kelly Ripa may have a new co-host on “Live! with Kelly.” reports that former New York Giant Michael Strahan is the pick to take Regis Philbin's slot on the daytime talk fest.
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Final: Angels 5, Red Sox 3 - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Alex Prewitt, Globe Correspondent Final: Angels 5, Red Sox 3: The Sox mounted a late comeback, aided by four scoreless innings from their bullpen and a two-run homer by Salty in the sixth, but stranded two on base in the eighth and could never get ...
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Wainwright, Cardinals dominate Astros

Fox News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
St. Louis, MO - Adam Wainwright continued to dominate the Houston Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals took the opener of a three-game set, 7-0.
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McLouth keys Orioles' win against Rangers

ESPN - ‎25 minutes ago‎
AP ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nate McLouth's two-run home run keyed Baltimore's four-run fifth inning and the Orioles held off the Texas Rangers 5-3 Tuesday night.
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Close to Shore, Humpbacks Are Far From Safe

New York Times - ‎Aug 20, 2012‎
WOODS HOLE, Mass. - When the whale known as Touché is hungry for a school of fatty fish, he circles below them, fashioning a net of air by streaming bubbles from his blowhole.
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Giant dying star caught devouring alien planet - ‎2 hours ago‎
A swollen star near the end if its life has been caught devouring one of its own planets - a scenario that could one day be replayed on Earth when our own sun dies in billions of years, scientists say.
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Circumcision can cut health care costs

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎4 hours ago‎
Los Angeles -- Declining rates of circumcision among infants will translate into billions of dollars' worth of unnecessary medical costs in the United States as the boys grow up and become sexually active men, researchers at Johns Hopkins University ...
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West Nile Virus Outbreak

WBUR - ‎16 minutes ago‎
West Nile Virus numbers are spiking nationwide. Is global warming driving the outbreak? And is the US in line for more tropical disease?

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