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Obama: Times are tough "but we're tougher"

CBS News -
DETROIT - President Barack Obama called for an end to "Washington games" and for Congressional Republicans to support initiatives to promote job creation benefiting the middle class.
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Libyan military convoy in Nigerien city: media

Xinhua -
NIAMEY, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- A large military convoy from Libya had arrived in northern Nigerien city Agadez, media reports said on Tuesday.

Battle under way for soul of 'United States of Europe'

BRUSSELS - Star economists and former national leaders now happily argue that resolving the eurozone debt crisis will eventually demand the surrendering of sovereignty to create a fully-fledged United States of Europe.

5000 Evacuated as Wildfire Destroys Nearly 500 Homes in Texas

Fox News -
| AP BASTROP, Texas - A roaring wildfire raced through rain-starved farm and ranchland in Central Texas, destroying nearly 500 homes during a rapid advance that was fanned in part by howling winds from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.

Uneasy questions

BBC News -
For years, Libyan and British intelligence were enemies. The legacy of Lockerbie and the supply of Semtex and weapons to the IRA ensured that.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: "Life Goes On—It Has To"

E! Online -
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills premiered tonight (as the Bravo network had announced last week) with the cast discussing the tragic suicide of Russell Armstrong.

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Pakistan arrests an al-Qaida leader, touts cooperation with U.S. -
AP | Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 12:05 am | Loading… ISLAMABAD, pakistan • A battered al-Qaida suffered another significant blow when Pakistani agents working with the CIA arrested a senior leader believed to have been tasked by Osama bin Laden ...

Libyan rebels in talks with holdouts

Boston Globe -
Rebel forces moved toward the Libyan city of Surt, west of Benghazi, one of the remaining strongholds of Khadafy loyalists. NATO carried out 52 airstrikes yesterday, mostly in Surt.

Fights in Court as Police Accounts Favor Mubarak

New York Times -
CAIRO - The criminal prosecution of former President Hosni Mubarak stumbled badly on Monday after four senior police officials denied that he had ordered Egyptian security forces to use live ammunition against demonstrators ...

Hurricane Katia roars to Category 4 strength

USA Today -
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Katia has roared to a monstrous Category 4 storm as it moves across the Atlantic Ocean. On Monday night, Katia's maximum sustained winds had increased to 135 mph (215 kph).

The Big Tease

Boston Herald -
MANCHESTER, NH - A coy Sarah Palin talked a lot yesterday about the type of leader this country needs, but in what is turning into an extended national tease, she stopped just short of saying she will be that leader.

Romney, in SC, courts Tea Party

Boston Globe -
COLUMBIA, SC - Mitt Romney traveled to this conservative state yesterday and stepped up his courtship of Tea Party supporters, as the intensifying GOP presidential campaign entered the fall political season.

Bachmann 2012 campaign's turnover raises new questions

Politico -
Top-level staff departures from Michele Bachmann's campaign are raising fresh questions about her durability heading into the post-Labor Day stretch of the 2012 presidential primary contest.

Wildfire ignited by deadly plane crash continues to spread

Los Angeles Times -
The Canyon fire near Tehachapi has destroyed a dozen homes and spurred more evacuations. Several smaller fires break out in other parts of the state.

Asia Stocks, Euro Drop as Treasury 10Y Yield Falls

Bloomberg -
A pedestrian walks past an electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo. Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average slid 1.2 percent.

Stock futures down 2 percent, following Europe selloff

Reuters -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock futures tumbled more than 2 percent on Monday in electronic trading, hit hard after European markets slumped on renewed fears the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis is worsening.

European Bankers Urge Leaders to Move Quickly on Debt Crisis

New York Times -
Michel Euler/AP The bankers Mario Draghi, left, and Jean-Claude Trichet suggest that federalist policy could help the euro zone countries.

Richest Americans Can Help Fix Social Security: Perry Golkin

Bloomberg -
The debate on Social Security reform has reached an ideological stalemate, pitting collective responsibility to provide for the less fortunate against an individual's right to one's earnings and ...

Nearly 300000 Iranian IP Addresses Likely Compromised

PCWorld -
Close to 300000 unique IP addresses from Iran requested access to using a rogue certificate issued by Dutch digital certificate authority DigiNotar, according to an interim report by security firm, Fox-IT, ...

Samsung's unreleased Galaxy Tab 7.7 faces German ban

Los Angeles Times -
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet computer isn't even out yet, but it has been banned from being sold in Germany. The newest model in the Galaxy Tab lineup, was unveiled last week at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin, but Samsung removed the ...

Telluride Film Festival: Movies get in touch with the land

Los Angeles Times -
Amid the scenic setting, earth is also a star in fictional features ('The Descendants,' 'The Forgiveness of Blood') and documentaries ('The Island President,' 'Bitter Seeds').

Jerry Lewis: Telethon Moves on Without Him -AMERICAN IDOL REVENGE -
By Georgie Girl -Santiago I see that the Muscular Dystrophy Assocation Telethon was able to make it without that waste of a person, Jerry Lewis.

Madonna confirms she's working on a new album

HitFix -
By HitFix Staff Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 1:32 AM In an interview at the 68th annual Venice Film Festival, where she is promoting her new film "WE", pop superstar Madonna confirmed in an interview with Sweden's Sveriges Television network that she is indeed ...

A real pain in the neck

Indianapolis Star -
Walking around the Indianapolis Colts' locker room Monday, listening to players talk bravely about life without quarterback Peyton Manning, I was reminded of a scene from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Tsonga's special training pays off -
Richard Evans has covered tennis since the 1960s, reporting on more than 150 Grand Slams. He is author of 15 books, including the official history of the Davis Cup and the unofficial history of the modern game in "Open Tennis.

Turnovers, penalties plague Miami in loss to Maryland

USA Today -
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Penalties and turnovers. Al Golden repeatedly emphasized those two reasons why Miami lost 34-26 to Maryland in his first game as Hurricanes coach Monday.

Simpson edges Reavie in Deutsche playoff

Detroit Free Press -
Webb Simpson waves after making birdie on the first playoff hole. / MICHAEL DWYER/Associated Press Webb Simpson took an 897-point lead with his win in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday.

Ruthless Federer races to Monaco victory

Reuters -
1 of 4. Roger Federer of Switzerland thanks the crowd after defeating Juan Monaco of Argentina following their match at the US Open tennis tournament in New York September 5, 2011.

The World's Smallest Electric Motor is Made of Only One Molecule

Forbes -
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NASA To Launch Twin GRAIL Spacecraft to Measure Moon's Gravity

International Business Times -
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 5, 2011 10:41 PM EDT The moon has fascinated mankind for centuries and has been studied by humans for hundreds of years, but Earth's natural satellite is still shrouded in many mysteries.

Reducing the Risk of Diabetes

Wall Street Journal -
Adults, middle-aged and up, can cut their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 80% by adhering to a combination of five healthy-lifestyle habits, a new analysis shows.

Biomarkers Flunk Alzheimer's Test

MedPage Today -
Explain that changes in cognitive function outperformed biomarkers for predicting conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.


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