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A celebration of Kennedy's life

Boston Globe - Foon Rhee - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gets choked up as he relates that the day of Kennedy's death the sky and sea were gray. "The sky almost seemed in mourning.

What Does Michael Jackson Homicide Ruling Mean For Dr. Conrad Murray?

MTV.com - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now that the Los Angeles Coroner's Office has ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide, the spotlight on the singer's physician, Dr.

Barnidge: A little suspicion might have closed Dugard case long ago

San Jose Mercury News - Tom Barnidge - ‎59 minutes ago‎
THE MAGNITUDE of the crimes with which Phillip Garrido is charged almost defy comprehension even in an era when we have grown numb to the incivilities man visits upon humankind.

Japan's Opposition Leads Election Polls Before Tomorrow's Vote

Bloomberg - Stuart Biggs - ‎2 hours ago‎
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's opposition led in three public opinion polls ahead of tomorrow's lower-house elections, which may end the ruling coalition's half-century hold on power.

Britain accused of breaking promise to US over Abdel Baset Ali al ...

Times Online - Tom Baldwin, Suzy Jagger - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain was accused last night of reneging on a promise to the United States that the Lockerbie bomber would serve his sentence in Scotland.

US Concerned About Allegations of Afghan Election Fraud

Bloomberg - Janine Zacharia - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The US expressed renewed concerns about allegations of fraud in Afghanistan's Aug. 20 election and pressed Afghan officials to respect whatever results emerge.

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New England braces for tropical weather -- again

Boston Globe - Rodrique Ngowi - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP Writer / August 28, 2009 BOSTON—Southern New England on Friday braced for a second consecutive weekend of rough surf, dangerous rip currents and heavy rains as Tropical Storm Danny was expected to pass just to the east of the ...

Calif. firefighters wage fierce wildfire battles

The Associated Press - Christina Hoag - ‎35 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters beat back flames licking at ocean-view estates Friday, while another wildfire raged through a dry forest above Los Angeles' foothill suburbs.

Reaction to Fla. Senate appointee George LeMieux

MiamiHerald.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP The follow are comments on Gov. Charlie Crist's selection of former chief of staff George LeMieux to serve the remainder of Sen. Mel Martinez term.

Tiffany Rallies 11%; Dell, Intel Advance

Wall Street Journal - Donna Kardos Yesalavich - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK -- Despite jewelry retailer Tiffany boosting its full-year earnings view and technology giants Dell and Intel making other upbeat comments, stocks were mostly lower Friday as economic data raised concerns about the ...
Stocks Finish Mixed BusinessWeek

Meltdown 101: Why banks' struggles have worsened

The Associated Press - Marcy Gordon - ‎35 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Despite signs of an improving economy, the nation's banks are still struggling - in fact, the pace of bank failures has accelerated.
Two more banks get sanctioned Atlanta Journal Constitution

Court Strikes Rule Limiting Cable Companies' Market Share

Washington Post - Frank Ahrens - ‎1 hour ago‎
Comcast, the nation's largest cable television provider, can grow bigger if it wants to after a federal court decision Friday that tossed out a rule preventing cable companies from controlling more than 30 percent of the US market.

New DHS laptop search policy: crap sandwich, fancier bread

Ars Technica - John Timmer - ‎5 hours ago‎
The DHS has issued formal rules to govern how Immigration and Customs authorities handle the seizure of electronic devices and records.

Apple: Exploding iPhones Not Our Fault

PC World - Jr Raphael - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple says it's not to blame for a series of exploding iPods and iPhones, according to a report published on Friday. The company has been under fire, so to speak, for devices overheating and shattering across Europe and the UK Sheesh...and you thought ...

Snow Leopard security - The good, the bad and the missing

Register - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Apple Engineers missed a key opportunity to implement an industry-standard technology in their latest operating system that would have made it more resistant to hacking attacks, three researchers have said.

Celebrity Disc Jockey 'DJ AM' Found Dead in New York Apartment

FOXNews - ‎28 minutes ago‎
AP DJ AM, left, seen at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles with Travis Barker, was found dead in his New York City apartment on August 28, 2009.

Celebrity reactions to Adam Goldstein's death

Ear Sucker - Roberta Ferguson - ‎27 minutes ago‎
By ROBERTA - 14 seconds ago We here at Earsucker are still in shock that Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein has left us. There are no words to explain how sad we are for his family and those whom he's left behind.

Review: 'The Final Destination'

Los Angeles Times - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Once again, attractive young people try to cheat death. Silly them. The filmmakers waste little plot or character development on dispatching them with 3-D gore.

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USA Today - John Nicholson - ‎28 minutes ago‎
JERSEY CITY, NJ - Count Padraig Harrington among the biggest fans of Liberty National, The Barclays' love-it-or-hate-it site nearly at the foot of the Statue of Liberty.

Cowboys' Video Boards Staying Where They Are

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The NFL announced new ground rules - think something similar to how the ivy walls play at Wrigley Field - for the mammoth video boards that hang above the field at the new Cowboys Stadium.

Vick's Path to Redemption Is Clear

New York Times - William C. Rhoden - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Giants and Jets prepare for the 2009 NFL season. Discuss all the preseason news and training camp developments on the Times's pro football blog.

Study Details Swine Flu Transmission Rates

U.S. News & World Report - Amanda Gardner - ‎3 hours ago‎
FRIDAY, Aug. 28 (healthday News) -- Every person who is infected with the H1N1 swine flu puts 1.5 other people at risk over the three days before coughing, fever and other symptoms appear.

How Can President Obama Regain His Political Footing?

Washington Post - ‎52 minutes ago‎
With polls showing that President Obama is losing ground, The Post asked political experts what he could do to regain the initiative.

FDA Has Several Concerns With Genzyme's Clolar Data

CNNMoney.com - Jared A. Favole - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- US Food and Drug Administration scientists said they have several concerns with data Genzyme Corp. (GENZ) submitted to support getting federal approval to offer the drug Clolar to elderly patients with ...

CIA Probe Reignites a Partisan Battle Over Spy Agency's Activities

FOXNews - James Rosen - ‎Aug 26, 2009‎
A partisan battle has erupted following Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to investigate CIA interrogators for possible abuses against high-level terror detainees and House Democratic leaders' charge that the CIA misled them on Bush-era ...

Actions matter more than PR for US military: Mullen

Reuters - Andrew Gray, Phil Stewart - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US military can't win credibility in the Muslim world through new public relations strategies and instead must pursue actions that build trust, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

My Quiet Neighbor (The President)

Atlantic Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
As the sun bathes the beach and the dunes in early morning light, I drink my first cup of coffee and see a coast guard cutter patrolling up and down the ocean shore in place of the familiar fishing trawlers.