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Bloomberg - - 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.
Lost in Japan's Election Season: The Economy New York Times
Times Online - - 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.
Pressure grows on Gordon Brown over Libya trade talks guardian.co.uk
Bloomberg - - 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.
Further Delays Now Expected in Afghan Election Result Voice of America
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Boston Globe - - 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 ...
The Associated Press - - 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.
Californians Sweat Out Wildfires ABC News
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.
Fla. governor taps ex-aide to replace US senator The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 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
The Associated Press - - 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
Washington Post - - 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.
Federal Court Tosses Out FCC Rule On Cable Caps Consumer Affairs
Ars Technica - - 5 hours ago
The DHS has issued formal rules to govern how Immigration and Customs authorities handle the seizure of electronic devices and records.
DHS Clarifies Laptop Border Searches InformationWeek
PC World - - 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 ...
Apple lands deal to sell iPhone in China CNET News
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.
Apple launches Snow Leopard Computerworld
In Hindsight: Facebook's quizzes and Snow Leopard, Apple's latest ... San Jose Mercury News
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.
DJ AM Found Dead in New York City People Magazine
AP source: Disc jockey DJ AM found dead in NYC The Associated Press
Ear Sucker - - 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.
Stars Tweet about DJ AM Extra TV
Stars React to DJ am's Death OK! Magazine
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.
The Final Destination -- Film Review Hollywood Reporter
USA Today - - 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.
Tiger's quiet day Newsday
New York Times - - 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.
Dallas Cowboys looking for starters to peak tonight against 49ers Dallas Morning News
Cowboys' Jerry Jones should take the high road Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 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.
Video: Vick's debut as Eagle stokes emotions [Delaware Online News delawareonline.com
Michael Vick Pleased With Eagles Debut Washington Post
U.S. News & World Report - - 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.
WHO Warns Of Severe Form Of Swine Flu New York Times
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.
GOP hints Dems would deny Republicans health care The Associated Press
CNNMoney.com - - 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 ...
FDA Staff Pan Data on AML Drug MedPage Today
FDA: problems with Genzyme study of leukemia drug The Associated Press
FOXNews - - 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 ...
Republicans Warn Against Interrogation Probe Baltimore Sun
Reuters - - 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.
Top officer says US bungling Muslim outreach The Associated Press
Actions Speak Louder Than Words Foreign Policy
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.
Video: What Vacation? Obama Still in News Spotlight The Associated Press
Living's easy on the Vineyard Boston Globe