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Kennedy loyalists keep pushing health care change as his legacy

MiamiHerald.com - David Lightman - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- As the sun set over Arlington National Cemetery Saturday evening, and as the coffin was about to be lowered into the grave, Cardinal Theodore mccarrick read a letter the late Sen. Edward Kennedy had sent to Pope Benedict ...

Schwarzenegger cautions against ignoring wildfire evacuations

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Three people hurt in a growing wildfire in California were burned because they "did not listen" to orders to evacuate, Gov.

Japan's Unemployment Threatens Short 'Honeymoon' for Hatoyama

Bloomberg - Keiko Ujikane - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Hatoyama, fresh from a sweeping election victory, may have limited options to address record unemployment and deflation that threaten to hobble the nation's economic ...

Police arrest man who reported 7 dead in Ga. home

The Associated Press - Russ Bynum - ‎19 minutes ago‎
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The man who reported the gruesome slayings of seven people in a Georgia mobile home faces charges of lying to police and tampering with evidence, and authorities said Sunday they haven't ruled him out as a suspect in the killings.

'Terror backlash' claim undermines MacAskill

Times Online - Lorraine Davidson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kenny MacAskill's insistence that he released the Lockerbie bomber solely on judicial grounds has been seriously undermined following claims by a senior Scottish government source that the nation could have become a target for Islamist terrorists if ...

Washington Post Foreign Service

Washington Post - Howard Schneider, Samuel Sockol - ‎8 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM, Aug. 30 -- Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was indicted Sunday in a corruption scandal that led to his resignation last year and set the stage for a rightward shift in Israeli politics.

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Cheney lashes out at Obama administration

Los Angeles Times - Josh Meyer - ‎2 hours ago‎
The former vice president says he is offended by the Justice Department's decision to investigate the CIA's interrogation methods.

Dugard Kidnapping Suspect Told FBI He'd Cured Himself

ABC News - Mike Von Fremd, Kate Snow - ‎2 hours ago‎
Phillip Garrido, the man accused of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard and holding her prisoner for 18 years, walked into the FBI field office in San Francisco two days before his arrest and handed over a letter ...

Vacation over: Obamas return from Martha's Vineyard

NECN - ‎53 minutes ago‎
(NECN: Washington, DC) - The First Family returned back home to the White House from their vacation on Martha's Vineyard. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha flew into Andrews Air Force Base and changed for the ...

Paper Owner Freedom Plans to File For Chapter 11

Wall Street Journal - Peter Lattman, Russell Adams - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Freedom Communications Inc., the owner of the Orange County Register, is expected to declare bankruptcy this week, according to people familiar with the situation, the latest in a string of Chapter 11 filings in the ...

Tentative Goodyear Deal Reached

WSET - ‎1 hour ago‎
Danville, VA - Hours before their deadline Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and the United Steelworkers of America reached a tentative agreement Saturday night.

9-year-old boy leads Indiana police on car chase

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP GREENFIELD, Ind. - Greenfield police say a 9-year-old boy led authorities on a half-hour car chase. Police got a call of a driver swerving on US 40 around 11:30 pm Saturday.

Shuttle Discovery almost at space station

The Associated Press - Marcia Dunn - ‎59 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space shuttle Discovery closed in fast on the international space station for a Sunday night linkup more than 200 miles above the planet.

A High Cost to Deal With Climate Shift

New York Times - Tom Zeller Jr - ‎12 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has described the notion of “adaptation” as those initiatives designed “to reduce the vulnerability of natural and human systems against actual or expected climate change ...

Apple says it's not to blame for 'exploding' iPhones

CNET News - Jim Dalrymple - ‎Aug 29, 2009‎
Apple's iPhone may be the darling of the mobile-phone industry right now, but some users in France aren't singing its praises, claiming that the device explodes or cracks without warning.

Horror Movies Loom Large at Weekend Box Office

New York Times - Brooks Barnes, Rachel Lee Harris - ‎3 hours ago‎
It was a weekend of thematic if not financial carnage at the box office. In an unusual game of chicken - and this being Hollywood, neither side blinked - two competing horror movies arrived simultaneously ...

Police Details of DJ am's Last Day Alive

People Magazine - Elizabeth McNeil - ‎44 minutes ago‎
By Elizabeth mcneil Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein Photo by: Mattel / AP As the pieces are still being put together to identify the cause of Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein's death, a police source tells PEOPLE that on Friday, Aug. 28, the day he was later discovered ...

Party Boy Jon Gosselin looks all partied out in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jon Gosselin didn't wear anything by Ed Hardy -- that we can see at least -- when he arrived for Saturday's Wet Republic pool party at the MGM Grand.

Giants slam their way to Wild Card tie

MLB.com - Chris Haft - ‎57 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -- Edgar Renteria's seventh-inning grand slam erased a three-run deficit Sunday and propelled the Giants to a dramatic 9-5 victory over Colorado, giving San Francisco a three-game series sweep and a share of the ...

Edwards passes Ambrose on last lap to win Montreal

The Associated Press - John Kekis - ‎9 minutes ago‎
MONTREAL - Carl Edwards passed Marcos Ambrose on the final turn to win the crash-filled Nationwide race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, which ended with the cars on rain tires for the second straight year.

Slocum pulls off surprise victory at Barclays

The Associated Press - Doug Ferguson - ‎49 minutes ago‎
JERSEY CITY, NJ - In a final hour of surprises, Heath Slocum delivered the biggest one Sunday at The Barclays. One week after Slocum wondered if he would even make it to the PGA Tour Playoffs, he finished off a compelling afternoon at Liberty National ...

New flu hit estimated 10 percent of New Yorkers

Reuters - Maggie Fox - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new H1N1 swine flu is estimated to have infected about 800000 people in New York City in the spring, a top US health official said on Sunday, citing a study due to be released later ...

Health care debate doesn't close all doors

Boston Globe - Mark Jewell - ‎20 hours ago‎
AP / August 30, 2009 Mutual fund investors: Don't hold your breath if you're hoping the health care debate will come to a speedy resolution and the path to an investment strategy will become clear.

New Blood Thinner Matches Warfarin

Wall Street Journal - Ron Winslow - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A blood thinner being developed by Boehringer Ingleheim GmbH proved to be at least as effective as the workhorse heart drug warfarin in a trial that researchers said could help usher in a new era for preventing stroke in millions of ...

Elections in Germany Deal Setback to Merkel

New York Times - Judy Dempsey - ‎3 hours ago‎
BERLIN - With just four weeks before a national ballot, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered heavy losses in two state legislative elections Sunday but managed to comfortably hold on to power in a third, according to exit ...

Late President's Son Favored in Gabon Election

New York Times - Adam Nossiter - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A polling station in Libreville, Gabon, on Sunday. Voters were choosing a leader to replace El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba, who ruled for more than four decades.
Polls Close in Gabon Voice of America

Yakima neighborhood cleanup overwhelms volunteers

Seattle Times - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The first official cleanup day in northeast Yakima was so successful it's extending into Monday. The Associated Press The first official cleanup day in northeast Yakima was so successful it's extending into Monday.
Too much to clean up in one day Yakima Herald-Republic