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Islamic center debate stupefies Muslim world

Seattle Times - Borzou Daragahi - ‎1 hour ago‎
The heated debate across America over construction of an Islamic center near Ground Zero is reverberating across the globe, with the ... By Borzou Daragahi New York police on Sunday separate demonstrators - for, left, and against the construction of an ...
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Farms fell short on safety, FDA chief says

CNN - Don Lemon, Sandra Endo - ‎4 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- The companies that have recalled more than half a billion eggs following a salmonella outbreak fell short of safety standards at their farms, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said Sunday.
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Dismissed police inspector takes tourist bus hostage in Philippines

CNN - Maria Ressa, Arlene Samson-Espiritu - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Three foreign tourists, two children and their mother, center, are escorted by negotiators, after their release from the bus in Manila on Monday.
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Favre takes sampling of snaps in loss to 49ers

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Judd Zulgad - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Vikings coach Brad Childress said he wanted Favre to get about 10 plays but probably made a wise decision by lifting the veteran after that opening series, four offensive plays and a sack.

'True Blood' review: 'I Smell a Rat,' or maybe it was just this episode

Entertainment Weekly - Ken Tucker - ‎3 hours ago‎
For an episode bursting with revelations, this wasn't the best True Blood of the season. Lurching from one plot-point to another without much in the way of artful pacing, the hour was like an information-dump that needed to be unloaded so ...

33 miners in Chile are alive, but stuck for months

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Mauricio Cuervas, Federico Quilodran - ‎5 minutes ago‎
AP COPIAPO, Chile - For 33 men found alive after 17 days trapped deep in a copper and gold mine, the toughest challenge now may be preserving their sanity during the months it may take to carve a tunnel big enough for them to get ...

Danielle forecast to be hurricane midweek

USA Today - Doyle Rice - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Eric Gay, AP By Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Tropical Storm Danielle formed Sunday afternoon in the far eastern Atlantic, the fourth named storm of the 2010 season, according to the National Hurricane Center.

ALP, Liberals locked at forecast 73 seats each in latest election count

The Australian - James Massola, Sid Maher - ‎2 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her partner Tim Mathieson arrive back in Canberra this morning. Picture: Gary Ramage Source: The Australian LABOR and the Coalition were today locked in a dead heat in the latest election count as negotiations began to ...

Yen Rises Toward Seven-Week High Versus Euro on Slowdown; Aussie Declines

Bloomberg - Yoshiaki Nohara, Ron Harui - ‎1 hour ago‎
The yen rose toward a seven-week high against the euro as signs the global economy is slowing boosted demand for Japan's currency as a refuge.

Whitman softens stance on US health care law

San Francisco Chronicle - Bob Egelko - ‎1 hour ago‎
If elected governor, Republican Meg Whitman plans to add California to the list of states suing to overturn the new federal health care law.

Kevin Durant scores 25 points, helps U.S. beat Spain 86-85

Kansas City Star - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The United States men's basketball team gained a shot of confidence Sunday in Madrid as it continued preparation for this week's world championships.

Top 10 films for weekend of Aug. 20-22, 2010

Washington Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
THE WINNERS: Sylvester Stallone, right with Jason Stathaam, stormed to victory in "The Expendables." (Karen Ballard/lionsgate Via Associated Press) Sylvester Stallone and his merry band of mercenaries in "The Expendables" led the weekend box office by ...

Smith, offense appear driven at long last

San Francisco Chronicle - David White - ‎1 hour ago‎
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith gets pressure from the Minnesota Vikings in a pre-season game, Sunday August 22, 2010, in San Francisco, Calif.

Iran's President Unveils New Long-Range Drone Aircraft

New York Times - William Yong, Robert F. Worth - ‎4 hours ago‎
TEHRAN - Iran unveiled a long-range unmanned bomber on Sunday, the latest in a series of announcements about new Iranian military advances as tensions rise over Tehran's nuclear program.

Taiwan stocks open up; AU falls on U.S. probe

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
TAIPEI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks rose 0.14 percent on Monday, though AU Optronics (2409.TW) fell as a US court barred some of the firm's top executives from leaving the United States in an LCD panel price-fixing probe.

'True Blood' stars say 'I do'

Boston Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Herald Wire Services The “True Blood” team had an oceanfront ceremony in Malibu, surrounded by friends and family. Paquin left the tart-ish wardrobe of her character Sookie Stackhouse behind, wearing an elegant white halter gown and Neil Lane ...

Mideast peace talks raise stakes higher for President Obama

USA Today - Richard Wolf - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama's decision to restart Middle East peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians next week creates a big opportunity for him, but also huge risk, experts on the region say.

Keep Immigrants Out Is McCain Refrain That May Mean Re-Election

Bloomberg - Hans Nichols - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two years ago, Tommy Espinoza stood on the stage of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, to vouch for John McCain's compassion for immigrants.

China property plunge would barely dent CCB -report

Reuters - Simon Rabinovitch, Ken Wills - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING Aug 23 (Reuters) - If housing prices in China plummeted by 60 percent, there would be no noticeable increase in the default rate on loans issued by China Construction Bank (CCB), a newspaper report reported on Monday.

Angels draw blanks in Minnesota, lose 4-0

Los Angeles Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Jered Weaver again gets no run support and the Twins take advantage when the right-hander has a shaky fifth inning. Angels starter Jered Weaver delivers a pitch during the Angels' 4-0 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

Political hopefuls spend Sunday before Primary Day campaigning

MiamiHerald.com - Beth Reinhard, John Frank - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Primary Day approaches, Sunday was a day for Florida's major statewide hopefuls to reach out to the religious and political faithful any way they could.

Drugs Protect Monkeys From Ebola, US Study Finds

ABC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US government researchers working to find ways to treat the highly deadly Ebola virus said on Sunday a new approach from AVI BioPharma Inc saved monkeys after they were infected.

Shirakawa, Kan Discuss Recent Yen Surge

Wall Street Journal - Megumi Fujikawa - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO—Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa and Prime Minister Naoto Kan spoke by phone Monday to discuss the possible impact of a surging yen on Japan's economy.
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