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Ann Romney: "You can trust Mitt"

CBS News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
(CBS News) TAMPA, Fla. - In a much-anticipated speech to the Republican convention, Ann Romney set out to show voters a more personal side of her husband, Mitt Romney, but at the top of her remarks, she deviated from her script to reference Hurricane ...
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Hurricane Isaac makes landfall on Louisiana coast - ‎53 minutes ago‎
By MELISSA M. SCALLAN, ANITA LEE AND KEVIN G. HALL GULFPORT, Miss -- GULFPORT, Miss. - Hurricane Isaac came ashore Tuesday night west of the Mississippi River, arriving as a lumbering and large storm that threatened residents from Louisiana to the ...
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Christie rallies GOP in keynote speech, emphasizes 'respect' over 'desire to ...

Fox News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
TAMPA, Fla. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called on the Republican Party Tuesday night in Tampa to heed the advice of his late mother - when given the choice between being loved and being respected, “always pick being respected.
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Mars rover beams new song

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL - Luminary rap star is now an interplanetary phenom. In yet another space exploration first, an orchestral tune written and performed by the Black-Eyed Peas front man was beamed back to Earth Tuesday by NASA's Mars Curiosity ...
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Hearing on Apple injunction vs Samsung set for December

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Dan Levine | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A US judge on Tuesday set a December 6 court date to hear Apple Inc's request for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics' smartphones, which could delay the potential impact of Apple's crushing ...
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Home prices jump in 20 major US cities

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Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
US home prices are rising sharply, new data indicate, helping to cement a growing consensus that the real estate slump is over. But with jobs and the economy growing at a decidedly sluggish pace, experts caution that the housing market is not likely to ...
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Israel judge rules Rachel Corrie responsible for her own death

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - Nine years after their daughter was crushed by an Israeli military bulldozer in the Gaza Strip, the parents of American activist Rachel Corrie lost their legal bid Tuesday to hold Israel responsible for her death and force authorities to ...
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Typhoon Bolaven hits South Korea, killing five (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A typhoon with winds of up to 106 mph buffeted South Korea's west coast on Tuesday, killing five people at sea and leaving 10 missing when two Chinese fishing vessels capsized.
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Venezuela puts out fire at oil refinery

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
• Ramirez said workers were now trying to cool down the tanks, including a nearby fourth tank. • Officials are still investigating what sparked the blast, which killed 48 people.
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UN Leader to Tell Iran of Criticisms, an Aide Says

New York Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, expects to discuss the disputed Iranian nuclear program, the Syria conflict and the need to provide “greater space” for Iranian political freedoms when he talks with Iran's leaders during a visit to ...
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Former Rep. Artur Davis says why he left Democrats for GOP

Los Angeles Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
TAMPA, Fla. - One of the president's early supporters, former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis, emerged on the prime-time stage at the Republican convention - giving voice to those disillusioned by the promise of the Obama White House.
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California Lawmakers in Deal to Curb Pensions, Brown Says

Businessweek - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Michael B. Marois and James Nash on August 28, 2012 California lawmakers and Governor Jerry Brown reached a last-minute deal to curtail public- employee pension costs in what may be the broadest overhaul to the benefits in more than a decade.
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Families of Aurora Shooting Victims Ask Relief Fund to Speed Assistance

New York Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
AURORA, Colo. - Clasping hands, their voices thick with grief, the families of some of the victims of last month's deadly movie theater rampage spoke out on Tuesday, saying they had received scant financial assistance from a relief fund set up to aid ...
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Courtesy Baltimore County Police Department

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
When Robert Gladden allegedly opened fire in the Perry Hall High School cafeteria he critically injured Daniel Borowy, a 17-year-old who suffers from Down's syndrome.
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Storm, refinery fire push up gas prices

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎23 minutes ago‎
gasoline Hurricane, blast drive prices up Hurricane Isaac and a deadly blast at Venezuela's Amuay refinery pushed gasoline to an almost four-month high.
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All ears turn to Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech Friday

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech Friday morning in Jackson Hole, Wyo., is morphing into a modern-day EF Hutton-like moment on Wall Street.
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Ann Romney says her husband will lift up America, Chris Christie delivers keynote

Newsday - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Elections Newsday Print Aa Ann Romney says her husband will lift up America, Chris Christie delivers keynote Originally published: August 28, 2012 7:31 AM Updated: August 28, 2012 10:39 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla.
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On Republican rival's big night, Santorum looks back

Reuters - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Samuel P. Jacobs | TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Looking back on the lessons of his own presidential campaign, when he was a nettlesome challenge to Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum returned to familiar themes of protecting traditional values in his address ...
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Social media analysis: Ryan's record questioned from left and right (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Daily social media tracking report for Monday, Aug. 27. Click the image for the full-size version. By M. Alex Johnson, NBC News Many Americans have taken to Twitter and Facebook to charge that Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican vice ...
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Microsoft's Mobile Moment: Will Consumers Buy In?

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Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By SPENCER E. ANTE and ANTON TROIANOVSKI The technology industry is buzzing that Microsoft Corp. could emerge a winner after Apple Inc.'s big patent suit victory.
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Final Rules Set On Car Mileage

Wall Street Journal - ‎49 minutes ago‎
By RYAN TRACY The Obama administration released final fuel-economy standards that are set to nearly double the average mileage of cars and light trucks to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, risking some political backlash in an effort to curb US oil ...
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Prince Harry gets support from naked salute pics

Written by (blog) - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By Jen Harper Prince Harry may not have the support of his family following his naked party pics in Las Vegas, but he's got thousands of equally naked fans on Facebook that are posting their own nude photos (like the one above) in solidarity.
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Is Russell Brand Dating A Spice Girl? - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Natasha Chandel Russell Brand's love life might be heating up again ... this time with a Spice Girl. Brand's divorce from pop star Katy Perry was finalized last month, and the rumor mill has been churning with talk about the former MTV Movie Awards ...
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Stephens Pulls Early Upset; Wozniacki Is Out

New York Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Before her match with Francesca Schiavone of Italy, before her upset victory and before she displayed her bright smile to the crowd at Louis Armstrong Stadium, Sloane Stephens saw herself on posters.
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Saints unfazed by relocation because of Isaac

USA TODAY - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Comments CINCINNATI -- Adversity with weather is nothing new to the New Orleans Saints, which is why Tuesday's practice on the fields adjacent to Paul Brown Stadium took on normalcy after a hectic 48 hours.
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Steelers WR Wallace: "no regrets" as holdout ends

Yahoo! Sports - ‎10 minutes ago‎
FILE - This Sept. 25, 2011 file photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace (17) making a touchdown reception in front of Indianapolis Colts … PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Mike Wallace sat in his usual spot in the corner of the Pittsburgh Steelers ...
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The Mystery at the Heart of This Year's Record-Setting Arctic Ice Melt

The Atlantic - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Alexis C. Madrigal You have probably heard that the Arctic has less sea ice right now than humans have ever recorded. The new record, set yesterday, beat the previous low, which was measured in September 2007.
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Armstrong embodied the human hunger to understand (blog) - ‎30 minutes ago‎
You don't succeed as an engineer or survive as a test pilot without being an intensely practical person. Yet the practical Neil Armstrong will forever be remembered for leading one of humanity's most impractical adventures.
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Two alien planets found with twin suns - ‎4 hours ago‎
Astronomers have for the first time discovered two alien planets whirling around a pair of stars: a complete solar system with twin suns just like Luke Skywalker's fictional home world Tatooine.
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2nd Yosemite-related hantavirus death prompts campsite closures

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Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A second hantavirus death has prompted partial closures of a popular Yosemite National Park campsite and warnings to 1700 recent visitors as officials try to understand what is being characterized as an "unprecedented" outbreak of the disease.
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Is Obamacare a Government Takeover of Medicine?

Forbes - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The purpose of this blog is to educate non-policy wonks on the content of the Affordable Care Act, discuss the practical logistics of how the law will be implemented, and share my perspective on potential “good” and “bad” of the law.
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