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Obama embraces young crowds in convention warm-up

Businessweek - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By Ben Fellercalvin Woodward on September 03, 2012 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama is tangling with a couple of rivals in the run-up to the Democratic National Convention: Mitt Romney and voter apathy, especially among the young.
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Police: Car bomb targeting US government vehicle kills 2 Pakistanis, wounds ...

Washington Post - ‎20 minutes ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A car filled with explosives rammed into a US government vehicle in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, killing two Pakistanis and wounding 19 other people, police said.
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Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Moonies, dies in South Korea

The Guardian - ‎23 minutes ago‎
He married thousands of people in mass weddings, made millions from his church's business interests and was accused of brainwashing his members and breaking up families.
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U.S. Open: Retirement will have to wait, as Andy Roddick stays on a roll

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK -- Channeling his inner Jimmy Connors, Andy Roddick pounded a forehand passing shot down the line to win a 20-stroke point and thrust both arms overhead, motioning to the US Open spectators to make more noise.
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Asia's Manufacturing Slump Deepens

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
By ARRAN SCOTT Employees manufacture construction machinery in Sany Heavy Industry Co.'s assembly shop in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, in July.
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Wildfire chases visitors out of Southern CA forest

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎30 minutes ago‎
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire that broke out in the Angeles National Forest has cut short the Labor Day holiday weekend for thousands of visitors who flock to the popular recreational attraction.
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Bombings, clashes continue in Syria

Xinhua - ‎4 hours ago‎
• The LCC said as many as 127 people were killed Sunday in different areas of Syria. • Rebels have warned they will start targeting civil airports in Damascus and Aleppo Tuesday.
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US Special Forces Suspend Training of Afghans

Voice of America - ‎19 hours ago‎
The US military in Afghanistan says it has temporarily halted the training of Afghan Local Police in order to redo the vetting of current members after a string of attacks by Afghan soldiers and police on their international allies.
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Clinton to urge ASEAN unity on South China Sea - ‎2 hours ago‎
2 hours ago • AP BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for Southeast Asian states to present a united front to the Chinese in dealing with territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
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Israel evacuates settlers from West Bank outpost

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎52 minutes ago‎
MIGRON OUTPOST, West Bank - Israel completed evacuation of a large unauthorized West Bank settlement outpost on Sunday, culminating years of legal wrangling in a case that has become a rallying cry for hard-line settler groups opposed to any withdrawal ...
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'US upping threat against Iran to forestall Israeli strike'

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JPOST.COM STAFF 'NY Times' reports US implementing plan to increase military threat against Iran that includes more maneuvers in Gulf, covert activities against nuclear infrastructure and more aggressive public statements from Obama.
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Authorities: Suspect in Wash. shooting found dead

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎35 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A man suspected of opening fire on a SWAT team and police officers has been found dead after a manhunt in the woods north of Seattle.
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Guest column | Face of labor is changing, but commitment to do good work remains

Kansas City Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Monday's Labor Day holiday offered Americans another opportunity to celebrate the many benefits we as a society derive from our country's labor movement, which is better educated and more gender and ethnically diverse than ever before and is getting ...
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Boy, 6, stabbed to death in New Jersey home; sister hurt

Fox News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TRENTON, NJ - Police are searching for clues after two young siblings were attacked by an apparent intruder as they slept in their New Jersey home Sunday morning, leaving one dead and the other critically injured.
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Obama courts the student vote; Romney praised by fellow Mormon

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Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
BOULDER, Colo. - Although his campaign aides like to say they take nothing for granted, President Obama showed a little confidence Sunday as he worked the crowd at a restaurant here.
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Romney's nomination seen as positive for Mormons

Arizona Daily Star - ‎48 minutes ago‎
5 minutes ago • Kasie Hunt AP WOLFEBORO, NH - Republican Mitt Romney, the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party, sat in the Wolfeboro Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday as, one by one, members of his ...
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RPT-GLOBAL ECONOMY-Big credibility test looms for ECB and Draghi

Reuters - ‎42 minutes ago‎
* ECB may struggle to meet market expectations * Many see grim economy justifying further easing * Data-driven Fed to watch job market, purchasers' survey By Alan Wheatley AMSTERDAM, Sept 2 (Reuters) - If Mario Draghi manages on Thursday to satisfy ...
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Buyout Firms Said to Be Probed by NY Over Tax Tactic

Businessweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
By David McLaughlin and Cristina Alesci on September 02, 2012 Bain Capital LLC and Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) are among private-equity firms subpoenaed by New York's attorney general in an investigation into whether they are depriving the state ...
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Letter: Traditional Medicare is worth saving

Gloucester County Times - - ‎Sep 2, 2012‎
By Letters to the Editor/Gloucester County Times Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Manchester NH (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Much has been said and will continue to be ...
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Biden says Romney ready for war with Syria, Iran

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
YORK, Pa. - Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Republican rival Mitt Romney is "ready to go to war in Syria and Iran" while hurting the middle class.
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Nokia Lumia 920 PureView, Lumia 820: Colorful Designs

InformationWeek - ‎Sep 1, 2012‎
Leaked press shots of Nokia's next-generation Lumia devices show Windows Phones that will stand out from their peers. Nokia almost made it all the way to its planned September 5 event without the details of its new Windows Phones leaking.
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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg arrested in Cambodia

The Guardian - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A founder of the Pirate Bay filesharing website has been arrested in Cambodia at the request of Swedish police. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 27, was detained in Phnom Penh by officers executing an international warrant issued against him in April after he ...
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Seal -- I Wasn't Saying Heidi Klum Cheated! - ‎14 minutes ago‎
When Seal said he wished Heidi Klum "at least waited until we separated first before deciding to fornicate with the help" ... he didn't mean to say he thought she cheated on him while they were together ... this according to Seal's rep. You confused?
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Sunday TV Picks: Season 5 finale of AMC's drama 'Breaking Bad'

The Seattle Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
TV picks for Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, include the season finale of "Breaking Bad" on AMC; "Royal Memories: Prince Charles' Tribute to the Queen" on KCTS; and "TV's Most Dynamic Duos" on ABC.
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Weekend Box Office: Possession Tops Tranquil Holiday Weekend

Cinema Blend - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's a hot summer out there, and despite the fact that a movie theater is usually one of the best air conditioned places in town to hang out, audiences still preferred other social activities this Labor Day weekend.
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Dionne Warwick mourns death of lyricist Hal David

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dionne Warwick is comparing the death of lyricist Hal David to the loss of a relative. The pop diva issued a statement Sunday after David died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 91.
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Ticket Sales Fail to Make Hollywood's Summer

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - This is one summer Hollywood would like to remake. Ticket sales at North American cinemas declined an estimated 3 percent, to $4.28 billion, for the period from the first full weekend in May to Labor Day, compared with the period a year ...
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Isner Loses in 5 Sets at 4th Grand Slam This Year

ABC News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The latest example of John Isner's knack for playing marathon matches - and, lately, losing them - was a 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 third-round exit at the US Open against Philipp Kohlschreiber that ended at 2:26 am Monday, tying the tournament record for ...
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Denny Hamlin beats Jeff Gordon, gets second straight win

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By Nick Bromberg By Nick Bromberg | From The Marbles - 3 hours ago Last week at Bristol, Denny Hamlin put himself in the picture to be at the top of the Sprint Cup Series points standings when the Chase begins.
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Maurice Jones-Drew returns to Jaguars after holdout

Florida Times-Union - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Vito Stellino Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew fields questions from the media at EverBank Field after ending his 38-day holdout on Sunday.
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Stosur moves to quarterfinals, ends Robson's run at US Open

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Sam Stosur ended Laura Robson's string of victories over former Grand Slam winners Sunday and kept her own hopes alive for a repeat US Open title.
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Maria Sharapova passes test, reaches US Open quarters

USA TODAY - ‎48 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to get back to the US Open quarterfinals for the first time since winning the 2006 title, Maria Sharapova found herself trailing in the final set against Nadia Petrova when some rain came.
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Anti-HIV drug simulation offers 'realistic' tool to predict drug resistance ...

Eureka! Science News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Pooling data from thousands of tests of the antiviral activity of more than 20 commonly used anti-HIV drugs, AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities have developed what they say is the first accurate computer simulation to explain drug ...
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Landing people on Mars: 5 obstacles

USA TODAY - ‎Sep 1, 2012‎
Getting a six-wheeled car-size rover safely onto the surface of the red planet? Daunting, sure. But NASA did it with Curiosity. Sending humans on a mission to Mars?
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Gene therapy restores sense of smell in mice

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Gene therapy has been used to give mice born without a sense of smell the ability to sniff their surroundings, an international team of researchers say.
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Woman Has Hope in Growing Battle Against...

ABC News - ‎Aug 31, 2012‎
( For the first time in a decade Tanya Angus, who is fighting a life-and-death battle against gigantism, has stopped growing.

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