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New York Times - - 3 hours ago
By REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) - Finance leaders clashed on Friday over how to stop banks plunging the world into another crisis. While new International Monetary Fund forecasts obtained by Reuters showed the world economy looks finally on the mend, ...
European countries call on G-20 to tackle bonuses The Associated Press
Bonus row opens up G20 divisions BBC News
Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
Security remains tight while signs of normalcy return to the Chinese city of Urumqi in Xinjiang region after days of protests that have left five people dead.
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
A decision by Israel's Netanyahu to build hundreds of new homes prompts a US expression of 'regret.' Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly approve hundreds of new housing units in West Bank settlements before slowing settlement construction ...
US rebukes Israel for settlement expansion San Francisco Chronicle
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 59 minutes ago
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft can be sued for damages for ordering Muslims jailed as material witnesses in criminal cases, allegedly as a pretext to investigate their possible links to terrorism, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled ...
Court: Ashcroft can be sued over post-9/11 policy Philadelphia Inquirer
Ashcroft can be sued over arrests, appeals court rules Los Angeles Times
The Associated Press - - 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Interest groups are unleashing a torrent of modern and old-fashioned lobbying tactics at members of Congress returning for the autumn battle over health care, from spending sky-high amounts on TV ads to staging rallies in the capital and ...
Health reform: What politicians agree on and what they fight over Salt Lake Tribune
Town-hall meetings: facing voter wrath on healthcare Christian Science Monitor
The Associated Press - - 34 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - The ferocious wildfire burning north of Los Angeles has turned into a creeping giant, steadily chewing through thick and dry chaparral on its eastern flank.
Fire starter's intent is the key to possible murder charge Los Angeles Times
Detroit Free Press - - 1 hour ago
AP The national unemployment rate jumped to 9.7% in August, the highest since 1983, reflecting a poor job market that will make it hard for the economy to begin a sustained recovery.
Video: 216,000 jobs cut last month WPRI.com
US jobless figure rises, but not as rapidly as before MiamiHerald.com
San Diego Union Tribune - - 7 minutes ago
TO GO WITH STORY BY BRADLEY S. KLAPPER - FILE - The combo from file pictures shows at top the first production model of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane being unveiled on July 8, 2007, at Boeing's assembly plant in Everett, ...
BusinessWeek - 9 hours ago
August job losses were less than expected, though the jobless rate rose to a 26-year high. Next week's watch list: Beige Book, trade deficit, consumer sentiment US stocks wrapped up a rather lackluster week on Friday with a short-covering rally before ...
Stocks up; jobs report offers a bit of hope Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters - - 8 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said it would replace copies of digital books that it purposefully deleted from its customers' electronic readers this summer, as the online retailer sought to make amends for the controversial ...
PC World - - 11 hours ago
It looks like Microsoft has the advantage -- at least for now -- in its David vs. Goliath legal skirmish with Canadian software developer i4i, which recently won a patent infringement suit against the software giant.
Court Grants Stay in Microsoft vs. i4i Patent Case Virtualization Review
Judge Stays Microsoft Word Ban InformationWeek
Apple Insider - - 6 hours ago
AT&T has published a YouTube response to the mounting complaints about its network in order to explain the issues involved and assure subscribers that it is working hard to address the massive new demand related to iPhone use.
New York Times - - 18 hours ago
GLENDALE, Calif. - More than two months after he died, and following a steady trickle of gossip over how and where he would be laid to rest, Michael Jackson was entombed Thursday night at a highly guarded mausoleum in a Los ...
Jackson tomb remains a mystery at LA-area cemetery The Associated Press
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Gamer" takes up the wild action where the two "Crank" movies left off. Following the box-office success of those films, co-creators Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor turn their videogame/boy ...
Gerard Butler's latest, 'Gamer,' plugs into unoriginal cyber-conceit New York Daily News
'Gamer' is this generation's 'Freejack' San Francisco Chronicle
Omaha World-Herald - - 1 hour ago
That's not a good place to be, especially when you could lose a small fortune, which Joel (Jason Bateman) has amassed by creating a company that makes extracts (vanilla, cherry, almond, etc.
Film Review: 'Extract' Back Stage
MLB.com - 1 hour ago
CHICAGO -- When White Sox general manager Ken Williams says that the trade of designated hitter Jim Thome did not represent surrender, there are numerous reasons to believe him.
This Byrd start just doesn't fly Boston Globe
Tim Wakefield ready to give it another go Boston Herald
Detroit Free Press - 44 minutes ago
(Oregon running back legarrette Blount) should be arrested and charged with assault today for slugging (Boise State's Byron) Hout, who wasn't even looking.
Broncos have plenty of work to do Idaho Press-Tribune
Oregon doesn't let Blount destroy what Bellotti built CBSSports.com
San Jose Mercury News - - 46 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO - As the 49ers' players packed their gear in the locker room Friday night, some for the final time, coach Mike Singletary was preparing for a long night of reviewing a 26-7 exhibition loss to the San Diego Chargers.
Volek, Chargers rout 49ers in final preseason game Seattle Post Intelligencer
49ers' roster cuts on the way Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Dallas Morning News - - 44 minutes ago
U.S. News & World Report - - 15 hours ago
Scientists have isolated two antibodies that they hope could lead to a vaccine against AIDS. They found the antibodies—immune system cells that fight infection—in the blood of one HIV-infected person in Africa after collecting more ...
Antibodies found that prevent HIV from causing severe AIDS Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee will meet Wednesday in Washington to consider possible approval of Cervarix, a vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals.
FDA: Merck's Gardasil stops genital warts in boys The Associated Press
People Magazine - - Sep 1, 2009
It would seem like more than two girls could bear: The man they called "daddy" turns out to be a registered sex offender thrown in jail, and now they've been told the woman they thought was their big sister is really their mother.
FOXNews - - Sep 1, 2009
I was the first pundit to predict that Barack Obama would become president. Here's what I think we can expect from this administration in the next six to eight weeks.
CNN - - Aug 31, 2009
Arielle Spiridigliozzi is one of 350 students who have contracted H1N1 at the University of Kansas. University of Kansas freshman Arielle Spiridigliozzi said she thought her symptoms were signs of allergies, or maybe even a sinus infection.
New Yorker - - Aug 30, 2009
Cameron Todd Willingham in his cell on death row, in 1994. He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a life sentence.
The Consumerist - - Sep 1, 2009
If you have any broken, ugly jewelry lying around in a drawer somewhere, you've probably taken notice of a company called Cash4Gold that promised to pay "top dollar" for your not-so-precious precious metals.