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Tropical Storm Isaac gains strength, aims for New Orleans

CBS News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Updated 9:10 pm ET (CBS/AP) MIAMI - The center of Tropical Storm Isaac's projected path took it directly toward New Orleans for a projected landfall as early as Tuesday night, nearly seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.
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Romney's storm-delayed convention limps into motion

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Matt Spetalnick | TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Forget the loud music, cheering crowds and funny hats. Instead of opening with a bang as originally planned, Mitt Romney's Republican convention started with a whimper on Monday as party leaders staged a ...
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Samsung Case Puts Apple Closer to Google Fight

New York Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Steven P. Jobs minced no words when talking about Android, Google's mobile operating system, which he saw as too similar to the iPhone's.
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Curiosity rover captures stunning vistas of rugged Mars

CNET - ‎54 minutes ago‎
New photos from the Curiosity Mars rover show the rugged foothills of Mount Sharp, with towering hills, broad canyons, and an intriguing geological transition marking a sudden shift in martian history.
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Comfortable as Champion, Stosur Beats Rain and Her First Opponent

New York Times - ‎13 minutes ago‎
With the first storm clouds of the United States Open bearing down on the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Monday, the biggest challenge for the defending champion Samantha Stosur of Australia was whether she could polish off Petra Martic of ...
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Gerald Molen, '2016: Obama's America' Producer, Defends Anti-Obama Film As ...

Huffington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gerald Molen, an Academy Award-winning producer whose credits include "Jurassic Park," "Rain Man" and "Schindler's List," has spoken out in defense of his newest film, the anti-Obama documentary, "2016: Obama's America.
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Colombia's president: talks held with FARC rebels

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎44 minutes ago‎
AP BOGOTA, Colombia - President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that his government has opened "exploratory talks" with Colombia's main rebel groups in a bid to end a stubborn half-century-old conflict.
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Multiple Clips of Syrian Helicopter Crash

New York Times (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
By ROBERT MACKEY In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday morning, activists and rebels could be heard rejoicing as a Syrian government helicopter crashed outside Damascus.
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10000 Syrian refugees stuck at Turkish border

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎2 hours ago‎
By SUZAN FRASER AP ANKARA, Turkey - Some 10000 Syrian refugees are waiting on the Syrian side of the border as Turkey rushes to build more camps to accommodate the influx and carries out more stringent security checks on the newcomers, ...
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Japan Cuts Economic Assessment as BNP Sees Contraction

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Andy Sharp on August 27, 2012 Japan's government downgraded its assessment of the world's third-biggest economy for the first time in 10 months as some analysts forecast that gross domestic product will shrink this quarter.
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US troops escape criminal charges for incidents that outraged Afghanistan

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Six US army soldiers and three marines escaped criminal charges but received administrative punishments for mistakenly burning Qur'ans and urinating on the corpses of Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan, US military officials said Monday.
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Family of alleged shooter "horrified"

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By ALEX DOMINGUEZ AP PERRY HALL, Md. - The father of a 15-year-old student who police say shot another student at a Baltimore County high school says his son was bullied.
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Is Romney playing race card on welfare, birth certificate?

NBCNews.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Hill's Karen Finney and the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart debate whether Mitt Romney is playing dog whistle politics with attacks on welfare and “jokes” about President Obama's birth certificate ahead of his big rollout at the GOP convention.
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San Francisco archbishop-elect charged with drunken driving

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN DIEGO - The Roman Catholic archbishop-elect of San Francisco apologized Monday for his weekend arrest on suspicion of drunken driving, behavior that he termed an "error in judgment" and which legal experts said was unlikely to derail his promotion.
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Best Buy allows Schulze to pursue takeover bid

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CNET - ‎1 hour ago‎
Board allows founder and former CEO of the struggling electronics giant to conduct due diligence and form an investment group in takeover effort.
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Navistar Nabs Ex-Textron CEO

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
By BOB TITA Struggling truck maker Navistar International Corp. appointed former Textron Inc. chief executive Lewis Campbell as its chairman and interim CEO, following the resignation of Dan Ustian.
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German business confidence down more than expected

MiamiHerald.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
A European flag waves in front of the Reichstag building with the inscription 'Dem deutschen Volke' ('To The German People') in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.
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Inside the Beltway: Priebus prowess

Washington Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
By Jennifer Harper “I don't really care. If more than 10 people actually watched his show, I would actually care, but they don't, so, whatever.
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iPad Mini To Debut After iPhone 5

InformationWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
Apple will reveal a smaller iPad at an event separate from the next-generation iPhone announcement. This is contrary to previous rumors and reports, which indicated that the new tablet and phone would be unveiled at the same event.
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Electronic Arts reveals release date for Battlefield 3: Armored Kill

SlashGear - ‎1 hour ago‎
After weeks of teasing, Battlefield 3's latest DLC pack, Armored Kill, finally has a release date. Actually, Armored Kill has a total of four release dates, with PlayStation 3 players getting it before everyone else.
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Hardware Guru Bob Mansfield Sticking Around at Apple

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PC Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Damon Poeter Apple hardware guru Bob Mansfield has pulled a Michael Jordan, reversing his decision in June to retire from the company and instead will stay on to "work on future products," Apple announced Monday.
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CNET - ‎8 hours ago‎
Apple won the patent case against Samsung late Friday, but the battle between the two biggest smartphone makers is not over yet. The jury in San Jose, Cali.
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Samsung teases Windows 8 tablet on Facebook

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Samsung posted a picture of a Windows 8 tablet on Facebook late Sunday, teasing that it will be revealed at a trade show in Germany that starts later this week.
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Snooki Gives Birth in Livingston

Patch.com - ‎Aug 26, 2012‎
Welcome Lorenzo, meet Mama Snooki. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, one of the stars of 'Jersey Shore,' gave birth this morning at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston.
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Aaron Sorkin's 'Newsroom' ends first season with series high

Washington Post (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Lisa de Moraes “The Newsroom” (Melissa Moseley - HBO) Despite the best efforts of TV critics, Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama “Newsroom” went out on a high note Sunday night, attracting 2.3 million for the finale's initial telecast and around 3 million for ...
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Maria Sharapova had ultrasound to see if she was pregnant

USA TODAY - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Chris Chase, USA TODAY Maria Sharapova contracted a stomach virus after losing the Olympic final to Serena Williams and had blood work and an ultrasound performed upon her return to the United States to rule out a common cause of stomach trouble in ...
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Murray, Stosur Advance on First Day at Rain-Slowed U.S. Open

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎29 minutes ago‎
(Updates with Murray comments, Sharapova victory starting in third paragraph.) Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray and defending women's champion Samantha Stosur won first-round matches at the US Open, where rain halted play for ...
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As NFL teams reduce rosters, Young among cuts

USA TODAY - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Comments Former offensive rookie of the year Vince Young has gone from "Dream Team" to no team in a little more than a year.
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Column: 'Will it help us win games? Probably not.'

Knoe.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Bob Jones threw three touchdown passes, including the game-winner with 10 seconds left, as UCLA stunned Oregon 21-20 on Saturday night.
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Satellites Show Sea Ice in Arctic Is at a Record Low

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The amount of sea ice in the Arctic has fallen to the lowest level on record, a confirmation of the drastic warming in the region and a likely harbinger of larger changes to come.
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Armstrong's small step a giant leap for humanity

Helena Independent Record - ‎Aug 25, 2012‎
4 hours ago • AP When man first harnessed fire, no one recorded it. When the Wright Brothers showed man could fly, only a handful of people witnessed it.
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Pediatrics group says circumcision's benefits outweigh risks amid US decline ...

CBS News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
(CBS News) The health benefits from male circumcision outweigh the risks, says the American Academy of Pediatrics in its latest guidelines on the controversial procedure published Monday.
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Pot-smoking teens may face long-term IQ drop

CBS News - ‎2 hours ago‎
(CBS/AP) Teens who smoke marijuana frequently are more likely to experience a long-term drop in their IQ, according to a new study.

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