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Clinton enthusiastically tells nation it needs Obama

Kansas City Star - ‎43 minutes ago‎
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Barack Obama shared center stage at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night with Bill Clinton, an enormously popular predecessor who delivered a powerful endorsement of the president's record, telling an overflow crowd that ...
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Three killed in Costa Rica 7.6-magnitude quake

Xinhua - ‎47 minutes ago‎
• At least three people were killed in a 7.6-magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica on Wednesday. • 30 people were injured in the earthquake.
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SB 1070 provision is upheld by judge

Arizona Daily Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
PHOENIX - A federal judge on Wednesday virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to start questioning suspected illegal immigrants.
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Cowboys pass gut check with opening win over Giants

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Comments EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Before heading back to the training room following the Dallas Cowboys' upset victory at MetLife Stadium on Wednesday night, Jason Witten turned to the last couple of reporters remaining from the pack and pointed to a ...
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Nokia Apologizes for Misleading Lumia Video

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Ben Rooney At the launch of Nokia's flagship Lumia 920 in New York on Wednesday, one of the most striking presentations was the one showing off the new optical image stabilization technology.
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Euro, shares gain on expectations of ECB bond buying

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
| LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks edged higher and the euro hovered near an eight-week high on Thursday on expectations the European Central Bank will unveil new tactics to cut high borrowing costs for indebted euro zone states at a policy meeting ...
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Red Cross promises to continue work in Syria

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhuanet) -- The chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, has promised the humanitarian work of the ICRC in Syria will continue despite ongoing violence.
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Girl spent 8 hours beneath bodies in French Alps

The Associated Press - ‎10 minutes ago‎
PARIS (AP) - A 4-year-old British girl hid for eight hours beneath the bodies of slain family members in the back of their car before she was discovered by French investigators who had been guarding the vehicle, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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Three killed by Israeli fire in northern Gaza: medics

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories - Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, raising to six the number killed in the past 12 hours, medical sources said.
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Warren sticks to her populist theme

Boston.com - ‎21 minutes ago‎
CHARLOTTE, NC - Elizabeth Warren took the prime-time stage for her first Democratic convention Wednesday to deliver a populist attack against Wall Street, in a speech intended to put the Democratic Party on the side of the middle class.
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CHP officer pronounced dead after shooting

San Jose Mercury News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
MARTINEZ, Calif.—A California Highway Patrol officer died more than a day after being shot during a traffic stop by a computer programmer, who was also killed, as authorities struggled to understand what prompted the motorist to open fire.
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US and Brent futures rise $1 on ECB hopes

Reuters - ‎22 minutes ago‎
| LONDON (Reuters) - US crude futures rose $1 a barrel on Thursday, hitting $96.36 a barrel at 0759 GMT on hopes the European Central Bank will announce details at a meeting later in the day on how it plans to tackle the euro zone's crippling debt ...
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Albertsons to close 26 US stores

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
The parent company of the Albertsons supermarket chain is closing 26 stores nationwide, including 18 in Southern California, as it tries to overcome sharp operating losses and stiff price competition from big-box rivals.
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Nomura Holdings in $1bn cost-cutting move

BBC News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Japan's biggest brokerage, Nomura Holdings, has unveiled a plan to cut a further $1bn (£630m) in costs in an attempt to streamline its business.
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US STOCKS-Wall St treads water, stays on ECB watch

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
* ECB ready to waive preferred creditor status - sources * FedEx down after slashing forecast, weighs on transports * S&P up 7 pct since start of June on stimulus hopes * Dow up 0.1 pct, S&P down 0.1 pct, Nasdaq down 0.2 pct By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK ...
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Qantas forms alliance with Emirates in bid to boost struggling international ...

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY - Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday signed a 10-year partnership deal with rival Emirates, ending a long-term relationship with British Airways in a bid by the Australian airline to boost its struggling international division.
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Agents investigate claim of Romney tax files theft from Franklin office

The Tennessean - ‎1 hour ago‎
Franklin police investigate a report from the Williamson County Republican Party headquarters Wednesday afternoon about a package purporting to contain Mitt Romney's tax returns.

Pittsburgh-area steelworker to address DNC tonight

Patriot-News - ‎15 hours ago‎
By ROBERT J. VICKERS, The Patriot-News A Pittsburgh-area United Steelworkers official and one of President Barack Obama's most-used surrogates will address the Democratic National Convention tonight in the 9 pm hour.
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Amazon teases unannounced Kindles during NFL game

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CNET - ‎3 hours ago‎
A rare one-minute primetime TV ad airing late in the NFL season opener shows off a pair of devices that may be the long-expected and much-rumored new Kindles.
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Motorola unveils new RAZR smartphones

MarketWatch - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility unit announced three new smartphones from its RAZR line on Wednesday afternoon, one of which will launch next week priced at $99.
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Samsung under antitrust probe in SKorea over possible abuse of its wireless ...

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. is under investigation by South Korea's fair trade watchdog over whether it is abusing its dominant position in the wireless market to disadvantage Apple Inc. South Korea's Fair Trade Commission opened the ...
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A Year After Oprah, Academy Opts Against Honoring A-Listers at Governors ...

Hollywood Reporter - ‎1 hour ago‎
A closer look at stuntman Hal Needham, doc filmmaker DA Pennebaker, producer George Stevens, Jr., and studio executive Jeffrey Katzenberg.
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Toronto Film Festival: Let the buzz begin

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ewan McGregor first came to the "EVFES00000196">Toronto International Film Festival in 2007 with Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream," and last year he was back at the Canadian cinematic gathering to debut his quirky comedic drama "Salmon Fishing in the ...
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Fashion's Night Out: Celebrate Denver's Best FNO Events On September 6 (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Shoppers take part in the Fashion's Night Out event at Bloomingdale's on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Donald Traill) This year the Mile High City is setting fashion mavens' expectations higher than in years past.
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Federer, Roddick fashion 2 different goodbyes

Fox News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - On an emotion-filled afternoon that morphed into a shocker of an evening, Andy Roddick and Roger Federer both bid farewell to Flushing Meadows.
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NFL replacement officials are no laughing matter to Andre Johnson: All-pro ...

CultureMap Houston - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Chris Baldwin As the NFL starts the season with replacement officials calling the games, the new refs are almost being looked at as comic relief in some corners.
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DNA's 'Junk' Now Seen as Lever Controlling Future Health

Businessweek - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Elizabeth Lopatto on September 06, 2012 Almost a decade after the US human genome project was completed, scientists say they have mapped the underlying regulatory system that switches DNA on and off, potentially spurring a wave of new research into ...
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Dawn probe leaves Asteroid Vesta

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News The US space agency's Dawn satellite has left the giant Asteroid Vesta after 13 months of study.
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Study: Players prone to brain disease

Philadelphia Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prior research had suggested football players were unusually prone to those diseases, said lead researcher Everett Lehman of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, which is part of the federal Centers for Disease Control and ...
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West Nile virus outbreak in Texas

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dallas -- It's the worst year ever for West Nile virus in Texas, which has seen about half of the country's deaths from the illness this year, health officials said Wednesday.
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Rare Colorado plague case had Girl Scout near death

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Denver Post - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By Michael Booth Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing of Pagosa Springs, recovering from bubonic plague, isn't exactly grinning Wednesday, but she's bearing her long stay at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke's.

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