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Bloomberg - - 55 minutes ago
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Incoming Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama stressed the importance of strong US ties in a telephone conversation with President Barack Obama, days after denying an article he wrote was ...
Strategist Rises in Japan Power Shift Wall Street Journal
AFP - 58 minutes ago
KABUL - Two devastating suicide attacks in Afghanistan in the fortnight since elections show the Taliban is penetrating ever deeper in its war against the Kabul government and its international backers.
Afghan spy boss killed in Taliban suicide attack The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 3 hours ago
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- India resumes aerial searches today for the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh state after photos taken from a plane showed no signs of his helicopter that went missing in a forest where Maoist ...
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Wall Street Journal - - 11 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will overhaul the rules governing aircraft operating above the Hudson River in New York City in an effort to prevent another midair collision like the one last ...
Video: FAA Will Change Airspace Rules Over Hudson River The Associated Press
FAA Plans Changes in Hudson River Flight Rules New York Times
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Federal authorities failed to follow through on plans earlier this year to burn away highly flammable brush in a forest on the edge of Los Angeles to avoid the very kind of wildfire now raging there, The Associated Press has learned.
Video: Fire Threatens LA Broadcast, Mobile Towers The Associated Press
If Los Angeles Burns, Does Anyone Care? The Faster Times
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
BOSTON - Curt Schilling, the former major league pitcher who won the allegiance of Bostonians by leading the Red Sox to the 2004 World Series, said Wednesday that he has "some interest" in running for the seat held for nearly 50 years by Democratic Sen ...
Former Red Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Race New York Times
Curt Schilling could toss hat into the ring Boston Herald
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Taking on corporate giants can feel like tilting at windmills, but John Kopchinski's six-year legal battle against Pfizer Inc just made him a rich man.
Feds Hit Pfizer with a $2.3 Billion Fine BusinessWeek
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Washington's top cop for Wall Street, hamstrung by bureaucracy and inexperienced investigators, failed to thoroughly pursue multiple warnings about Bernard L. Madoff's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, according to a scathing new ...
Investor Advocates Slam SEC After Madoff Report FOXBusiness
SEC Confesses, Blew Years of Chances to Nab Madoff BusinessWeek
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. said it's close to an agreement to buy a US company to aid its expansion in the world's biggest pharmaceutical market.
Dainippon Sumitomo In Talks To By Sepracor Wall Street Journal
PC World - 5 hours ago
Nokia has announced pricing for its upcoming Booklet 3G netbook. At a hefty list price of $820, the Booklet 3G is sure to cause sticker shock among netbook shoppers.
Nokia Unveils Windows 7 Netbook InformationWeek
Nokia Announces Laptop Details and Rolls Out New Phones New York Times
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
It's too bad the National Transportation Safety Board can't investigate Google to find out just why Gmail crashed Tuesday as Google's explanations for its outages (via its dashboard) are short and kindergarten-like.
Google Explains Why You Didn't Have Gmail Wired News
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
HOUSTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The International Space Station might have to fire its thrusters to avoid a piece of space junk that could pass within two miles (3.2 km) of the orbiting complex and its 13 astronauts, ...
Astronauts Complete Overnight Spacewalk InformationWeek
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
By ANAHAD O'CONNOR and CHRISTINE HAUSER DJ AM, the high-profile disc jockey who was found dead last week in his Manhattan apartment, had seven pills in his system when his body was discovered, a city official said on Wednesday night.
DJ AM Laid To Rest MTV.com
Entertainment Weekly - - 5 hours ago
Diane Sawyer will replace her former Good Morning America co-anchor, the retiring Charles Gibson, as anchor of ABC's World News, which means two out of the big three networks' nightly newscasts will now be hosted by women.
Video: At ABC News, Change in the Anchor Chair The Associated Press
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Whitney Houston struggled with her voice during her much-hyped comeback performance on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday.
MLB.com - - 44 minutes ago
Giambi's two-run single in the eighth broke a tie and lifted the Rockies to a 5-2 victory over the Mets on Wednesday night, keeping them atop the National League Wild Card standings.
Giambi Finds Himself in a New Pennant Race New York Times
Giambi wastes no time helping Rockies The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 44 minutes ago
MIAMI -- Wes Helms blasted a walk-off homer in the ninth to propel the Marlins past the Braves 8-7, before 14723 fans at Land Shark Stadium.
Helms' late heroics push Fish past Braves Sports Network
Helms' homer lifts Marlins past Braves 8-7 The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
ST. PETERSBURG -- Pat Burrell's go-ahead RBI single stopped the Red Sox's momentum. Evan Longoria added the emphasis. Longoria's monstrous two-run home run was part of a three-run eighth inning for Tampa Bay, which endured a ...
Rays avoid collapse, beat Red Sox 8-5 The Associated Press
Updates: Red Sox at Rays Boston Globe
Washington Post - - 6 hours ago
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Wednesday said it was residents' "patriotic duty" to get seasonal flu shots in coming weeks to make it easier for health officials to determine if outbreaks are related to H1N1, or swine flu.
New York Times - - 26 minutes ago
Health care reform may be defeated this year in part because so many Americans believe the government can't do anything right and fear that a doctor will come to resemble an IRS agent with a scalpel.
PERSONAL FINANCE mcallen shows more care not always best Houston Chronicle
Republicans for tort reform Central Florida Future
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
The US is not enthusiastic about the prospect of President Alvaro Uribe running for a third term. Critics decry what they see as the destruction of Colombia's legal checks and balances.
Colombian lawmakers pass Uribe re-election bill Washington Post
Daily Mail - - Aug 28, 2009
It may look like a piece of honeycomb, but this lattice-shaped image is the first ever close-up view of a single molecule. Scientists from IBM used an atomic force microscope (AFM) to reveal the chemical bonds within a molecule.
New York Times - - Aug 29, 2009
TODD BYERS was among more than 20000 people running the San Francisco Marathon last month. Dressed in shorts and a T-shirt, he might have blended in with the other runners, except for one glaring difference: he was barefoot.
The Onion (satire) - Aug 29, 2009
LOWELL, MA—What was meant to be a relaxing family gathering was transformed into a heated, hours-long competition on Saturday, as 3-year-old Nicholas Aunchman and 41-year-old Sandy Aunchman vied with one another for the attention of their relatives.
OCRegister - - Aug 29, 2009
We are enjoined not to speak ill of the dead. But, when an entire nation - or, at any rate, its "mainstream" media culture - declines to speak the truth about the dead, we are certainly entitled to speak ill of such false eulogists.
New York Times - - Aug 28, 2009
IF you watch enough television, you'd think that treating erectile dysfunction was as effortless as popping a pill and then whirling your partner around the living room in a romantic dance.