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Apple's $1 Billion Verdict May Lead to Samsung Sales Ban

Bloomberg - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Apple Inc. (AAPL) won more than $1 billion after a jury found Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) infringed six of seven patents for its mobile devices in a verdict that may lead to a ban on US sales of handheld electronics a judge deems to violate ...
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Video shows shooting outside Empire State Building

Bloomington Pantagraph - ‎3 hours ago‎
42 minutes ago • AP Dramatic surveillance video shows a police confrontation with a man who had fatally shot a former colleague near the Empire State Building lasted only a few seconds.
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Romney: 'No one's ever asked to see my birth certificate'

NBCNews.com - ‎12 minutes ago‎
MSNBC's Mark Halperin talks about GOP candidate Mitt Romney's apparent ad-lib reference to President Barack Obama's birth certificate.
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For Dodgers and Red Sox, deal could be a no-win situation

USA TODAY - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY The Dodgers, with new managing general partner Mark Walter showing he's the real Magic man of this ownership group, are ready to power-wash the grim final days of the Frank McCourt era, papering over the embarrassment of a ...
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Anders Behring Breivik's 21-year jail term closes Norway's darkest chapter

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
The darkest chapter in Norway's recent history came to a close, as judges delivered a sentence that is likely to see Anders Behring Breivik spend the rest of his life in prison, before they read out harrowing accounts of the gun and bomb attacks he ...
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Former team boss laments Armstrong's no-fight decision

Reuters - ‎28 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight doping charges was disappointing for the rider and for cycling in general, according to his former team manager John Bruyneel, who also faces charges brought by the United States Anti-doping Agency ...
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Powerful typhoon heads toward Okinawa, after smaller storm soaks Taiwan

Washington Post - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Flood waters from Typhoon Tembin reached 3 meters (9 feet) high in one town, where armored vehicles rescued several dozen people from their flooded homes.
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Republicans stockpile umbrellas as stormy convention looms

Reuters - ‎53 minutes ago‎
By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This week was a tempestuous one for the Republican Party, but things could get even stormier if a hurricane bears down on the national convention in Tampa, Florida.
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Energy, metals, agriculture close mixed, pulled by Bernanke, a tropical storm ...

Washington Post - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The price of gold was flat and silver rose, while industrial metals fell. Wheat and corn fell, while soybeans rose. And oil prices waivered throughout the day before closing lower.
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Energy to keep booming no matter who's president

CNN - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Steve Hargreaves @CNNMoney August 24, 2012: 1:41 PM ET Whether it's a Republican or a Democrat in the Oval Office, the energy boom that's occurred in this country over the last few years is unlikely to subside.
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ECB Said to Await German ESM Ruling Before Settling Plan

Businessweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Jeff Black and Stefan Riecher on August 24, 2012 European Central Bank President Mario Draghi may wait until Germany's Constitutional Court rules on the legality of Europe's permanent bailout fund before unveiling full details of his plan to buy ...
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If anybody hates women, it's not the Republicans

Cumberland Times-News - ‎6 hours ago‎
How do Republicans reproduce? Considering they hate women and women hate them. Osmosis, I guess. Just who hates women? Who hates Sarah Palin, Condoleezza Rice, Kristi Noem, Michelle Bachmann, Jan Brewer, Susana Martinez, Mary Falin, Nicki Haley?
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Want more from Romney, Obama? Vote with your remote

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The presidential race begins in earnest over the next two weeks with the nominating conventions, and we'll get under way with the start of the GOP gathering Monday night.
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Women's libbers and anti-war protests: memories of the 1972 GOP convention

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MICHAEL SNEED msneed@suntimes.com August 24, 2012 9:48PM House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., listens to a question at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.
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Romney uses data-mining to hunt new campaign donors

Austin American-Statesman - ‎2 hours ago‎
As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here.
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Biden nixes Tampa trip because of Tropical Storm Isaac

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
With local and state authorities scrambling to prepare for the possible affects of Tropical Storm Isaac, the Obama campaign announced late Friday that Biden will not visit Tampa Monday to provide what would have been political counter-programming in ...
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ITC ruling leaves one patent on table in Apple-Motorola dispute

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CNET (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US International Trade Commission rules that Apple did not violate three Motorola patents, but it sends a fourth patent back to the judge to reconsider.
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Facebook Unveils New Campus: Will Workers Be Sick, Stressed and Dissatisfied?

Forbes - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Facebook just unveiled plans for its new campus expansion, which was designed by world-famous architect Frank Gehry. It will be a single room, stretching 10 acres, where everyone will sit in the open with moveable furniture.
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R&B singer Usher Raymond wins custody fight for sons against ex-wife Tameka ...

Washington Post - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane ruled that the 33-year-old singer will have primary custody of Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond, according to court clerk's office spokeswoman Cherrise Boone.
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Randy Travis has another brush with the law in North Texas

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A little over two weeks after country singer Randy Travis was found naked on a Grayson County farm road and later accused of threatening a state trooper, Travis has had another encounter with the law.
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Bachelorette Star Isla Fisher: My Friends Think I've Done a Lot of Coke!

E! Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Isla Fisher wants you to know that she does not do drugs. But try telling that to her friends. The funny lady wife of Sacha Baron Cohen (and mom of their two daughters) says she never knew her pals suspected she liked to party until she made ...
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Astros owner open to bringing in Clemens

FS Southwest - ‎3 hours ago‎
Could Roger Clemens be on the road back to the majors with the Sugar Land Skeeters? Astros owner Jim Crane is open to the idea. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press) Tully Corcoran spent seven years covering the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks and ...
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Marshawn Lynch Inactive For Seahawks Preseason Game Friday: Fantasy Implications

SB Nation - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Louis Bien - Contributor Marshawn Lynch is inactive for the Seahawks' preseason game against the Chiefs on Friday, likely due to back spasms.
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Ride on: Beltre hits second cycle of career

MLB.com - ‎17 minutes ago‎
By TR Sullivan / MLB.com | 08/25/12 12:33 AM ET ARLINGTON -- Adrian Beltre got right to the point when describing his feelings about the Ballpark in Arlington.
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Woods Stays in Chase, Wincing All the Way

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
FARMINGDALE, NY - The hardest part of Tiger Woods's round at the Barclays on Friday was not getting his ball in the cup, it was picking it out of it.
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CC was back in business vs. Indians

ESPN - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com CLEVELAND -- It was a game the Yankees would have had no business losing, not with their ace on the mound and a rookie with a 6.00-plus ERA pitching for the Cleveland Indians, who were 16 games under .500 and ...
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Spectacular new NASA video shows Curiosity Mars rover's daring touchdown (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
A spectacular new video shows the Mars rover Curiosity's harrowing Red Planet landing in sharp detail, while another captures the drama and excitement surrounding the historic Aug. 5 event.
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NASA Launching Twin Space Probes Into Earth's Radiation Belts Friday

Space.com - ‎Aug 23, 2012‎
by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor Two NASA radiation probes are poised to launch into orbit early Friday (Aug. 23) on a mission to explore some of the harshest, most hazardous regions of space, the Van Allen Belts.
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Court of Appeals rules cigarette labels violate companies' free-speech right

Winston-Salem Journal - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears destined for a US Supreme Court hearing after a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the labels violate tobacco companies' free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
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Disease-carrying mosquitoes spreading fears and new challenges

Boston Globe - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By Kay Lazar Longtime Newbury residents cannot remember the last time their North Shore town was on high alert for risk of infection from mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis, prompting cancellation of outdoor activities at night.

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