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Clinton calls plan to burn Quran 'disgraceful act'

The Associated Press - Matthew Lee - ‎25 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday called a Florida church's threat to burn copies of the Muslim holy book to mark the ninth anniversary of the Sept.
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Obama to unveil more stimulus, tax breaks for business

Washington Post - Lori Montgomery - ‎3 hours ago‎
With Democrats facing dismal prospects in the November elections, the party is weighing President Barack Obama's role in the midterms.
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UN reports over 500 rapes in eastern Congo

The Associated Press - Anita Snow - ‎25 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations reported Tuesday that more than 500 systematic rapes were committed by armed combatants in eastern Congo since late July - more than double the number previously reported - and accepted partial responsibility for not ...
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HP sues ousted CEO Hurd over hiring by rival Oracle

Washington Post - Cecilia Kang - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Mark Hurd has decided with the Board of Directors to resign as chief executive officer immediately.

No surprise, Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

Boston Herald - George Kimball - ‎12 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Corey Pavin was the first to admit that he spent much of the summer monitoring leaderboards in the hope that Tiger Woods would relieve him of yesterday's decision.

Colorado wildfire destroys 92 structures

The Associated Press - ‎23 minutes ago‎
BOULDER, Colo. - Authorities say a wildfire burning near Boulder, Colo., has destroyed at least 92 structures and damaged another eight, but it's not clear how many of them are homes.

Story by story, kids learn about Jewish tradition

MiamiHerald.com - Jaweed Kaleem - ‎52 minutes ago‎
As Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that kicks off the the High Holy Days, begins Wednesday night, unaffiliated Jewish parents and those in interfaith relationships are seeking out ways to pass on religious traditions to their kids.

Daley won't run for record seventh election to be mayor

Chicago Tribune - Bob Secter - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Richard M. Daley's 21-year run as mayor will end next spring with the city broadly reshaped by his vision and unprecedented grip on power, but with his image as Chicago's sure-handed leader increasingly challenged.

Iraqi Treasures Return, but Questions Remain

New York Times - Steven Lee Myers - ‎2 hours ago‎
A statue is lifted out of its protective case as hundreds of archeological treasures were brought back to Baghdad by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry from the United States.

Apple iPod touch (4th Gen. with Camera)

PC Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
Still a top-notch music player. Retina display makes text and images look incredibly sharp. Shoots HD video, takes photos. Front-facing camera for FaceTime video chat.

State could lose millions in stem cell research funding

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jason Stein - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Wisconsin researchers and biotechnology companies stand to lose millions of dollars a year in federal funding for promising stem cell research because of a federal judge's ruling, Gov.

Australian Labor Party wins enough support to rule

The Associated Press - Rod McGuirk - ‎4 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard barely retained power when the last two independent legislators made kingmakers by deadlocked elections ended a tense 17-day standoff and agreed to join her government.

Google TV on Track for Fall, Schmidt Says

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said Google TV is on track for this fall to rival Apple TV. Meanwhile, Samsung said it was mulling using the Android-based Google TV in its own TV sets.

Phillies edge Marlins, move into first place

MLB.com - Todd Zolecki - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHILADELPHIA -- It looked bleak for the Phillies in late July, but it looked Tuesday night like they might wake up Wednesday in first place in the National League East.

Oprah is an 'Honor'ary Kennedy at last

Boston Herald - Gayle Fee, Laura Raposa - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Gayle Fee & Laura Raposa Oprah Winfrey will finally get her Kennedy Center Honors, it was announced yesterday, which seems only fitting since the Queen of All Media is part of the clan and all .

Boise State hopes dramatic win is the start of another big run

USA Today - Erick Smith - ‎13 minutes ago‎
LANDOVER, Md. - In the hallway outside their locker room at FedEx Field, Boise State players reacted to their defeat of Virginia Tech with a celebration rare for a season opener.

Stocks, Euro Hit by Bank Worries

Wall Street Journal - Gregory Zuckerman, Neil Shah - ‎6 hours ago‎
New concern about Europe's debt woes sent the euro down, pressured global stock markets and drove up borrowing costs for some European nations on Tuesday.

H1N1 Pandemic Flu Even Milder Than Seasonal Strains

BusinessWeek - Steven Reinberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The H1N1 pandemic flu, which swept across the United States last year, was actually no more serious than most seasonal strains, a new study confirms.

Economist Fair's Model Forecasts Close Vote for House Control

Bloomberg - Nicholas Johnston - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Democrats may lose control of the US House of Representatives in the November elections, though the midterm contests will be closer than polls suggest, according to Yale University economist Ray Fair.

French strike over plan to raise retirement age

Los Angeles Times - Devorah Lauter - ‎6 hours ago‎
More than a million take to the streets to protest the move, which Sarkozy says is needed to reduce the country's deficit. A woman in Paris looks down at a boulevard filled with people protesting the proposed reduction in pension benefits.

Nikon P7000: Completely different from its predecessor

CNET - Lori Grunin - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Given its roots, Nikon's lag in the increasingly crowded enthusiast compact market strikes me as odd. Not only does the company lack a competitor for the popular Canon PowerShot S90 (and its presumably potentially-as-popular replacement, ...

Angie spreads goodwill among Pakistan victims

Boston Herald - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Inside Track “Salt” star Angelina Jolie was in Pakistan yesterday to help raise money and aid for victims of the massive flooding there, which has already claimed more than 1700 lives.

Google Doodle Mystery May Be Unveiled at Search Event

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google's new Doodle is causing quite a stir in the blogosphere ahead of the company's Sept. 8 search event. Does the interactivity point to Google's live or instant search?


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