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Vatican: Quran burning 'outrageous'

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Burning the Quran would be an "outrageous and grave gesture," the Vatican said Wednesday, joining a chorus of voices pleading with a small Florida church not to burn Islam's holy book on the anniversary of the September ...
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Appeals court lets government halt torture lawsuit

The Associated Press - Paul Elias - ‎14 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - A sharply divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program that flew terrorism suspects to secret prisons.
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Clinton says Mexico drug wars starting to look like insurgency

Los Angeles Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Her comments reflect a striking shift in public comment by the Obama administration about the violence and come as US officials weigh a large increase in aid to Mexico to help fight the cartels.

Google Instant: Quick, Quick, Quick–But Not Psychic

PC World - ‎1 hour ago‎
When Google CEO Eric Schmidt gave a keynote address at the IFA show in Berlin yesterday, he talked about "a new definition of Google.

BP report on oil disaster spreads blame, defends design

Boston Globe - Steven Mufson, Joel Achenbach - ‎19 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - BP released a long-awaited report yesterday on an internal investigation into the causes of its Gulf of Mexico oil well blowout, blaming multiple failures by BP and other firms but absolving its ...

Judge To Snooki: You're Acting 'Like A Lindsay Lohan Wannabe'

Access Hollywood - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dish Of Salt: Charice On Joining The Cast Of 'Glee' - 'It's The Coolest Thing' Ever! Dish Of Salt: Will Jane Lynch Have A New Rival On 'Glee'?

Reggie Bush on Heisman Trophy: 'At this point it's kind of out of my hands'

USA Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
In response to a Yahoo! Sports report that said the Heisman Trophy Trust was planning on stripping Reggie Bush of his Heisman Trophy, the Saints running back said Wednesday that the issue is out of his hands.

B vitamins found to halve brain shrinkage in old

Reuters - Kate Kelland, Angus MacSwan - ‎5 hours ago‎
Scientists from Oxford University said their two-year clinical trial was the largest to date into the effect of B vitamins on so-called "mild cognitive impairment" -- a major risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of ...

Georgia-South Carolina Preview

msnbc.com - Chris Altruda - ‎10 minutes ago‎
AP Sports Georgia knows not to make a big deal of its offensive outburst against an outclassed opponent. Coach Steve Spurrier, meanwhile, may finally have the type of offense he envisioned after taking over South Carolina.

Jailbreak hole in latest iOS 4.1 will be hard to close

Register - Dan Goodin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just hours after Apple released iOS 4.1 to great fanfare, hardware hackers found a way to jailbreak devices that run the new operating system.

Wit and Wisdom From Larry King

Wall Street Journal - Jason Gay - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Wednesday, CNN announced that early next year, British personality Piers Morgan will replace Larry King in Mr. King's 9 pm time slot.

US asks court to lift stem cell funding ban

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's administration asked a federal appeals court to lift a court order blocking federal funding for research involving human embryonic stem cells.

Caroline Wozniacki Outlasts Cibulkova, Wind to Advance to Semis

FanHouse - Hal Spivack - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki braved the elements and defeated unseeded Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets 6-2, 7-5 during Wednesday's windy quarterfinal night match at the US Open.

Libs threaten 'world of hurt' for ALP

The Australian - James Massola, Joe Kelly - ‎1 hour ago‎
LABOR is already in "disarray" over its mining tax and is facing a "world of hurt" in the next parliament, Coalition MPs warned today.

Asteroid near-misses actually common, scientists say

msnbc.com - Denise Chow - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two asteroids that swooped past Earth Wednesday may have caught the attention of the public, but events like these are not actually rare, NASA scientists say.

Britain: Premier's Father Dies

New York Times - John F. Burns - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister David Cameron's father died Wednesday shortly after the British leader joined other family members at his hospital bedside in Toulon, France.

High court won't order state to defend Prop. 8

San Francisco Chronicle - Bob Egelko - ‎48 minutes ago‎
(09-08) 18:09 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The state Supreme Court refused to come to the aid of California's embattled ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, denying a conservative group's request to order Gov.

LFO lead singer Rich Cronin, 35, dies after battle with leukemia

Entertainment Weekly - Adam B. Vary - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Rich Cronin, the lead singer and founder of the late-1990s boy band LFO, has passed away after a long battle with leukemia, according to reports from TMZ and E! News.

Aftershocks of an Emanuel Exit

Wall Street Journal - Laura Meckler, Douglas Belkin - ‎1 hour ago‎
A decision by Rahm Emanuel to run for mayor of Chicago would leave President Barack Obama searching for a top lieutenant at a moment when the White House is likely to face stronger Republican opposition on Capitol ...

The Saints Have Taken Steps To Avoid a Letdown

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NFL will throw one more parade for the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, a brightly colored pageant meant to usher in a new season.

Imam says religion, Islamic center should not be 'politicized'

CNN - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the religious leader behind plans to erect an Islamic center and mosque a few blocks from New York's ground zero, said Wednesday night that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic ...

Diaoyu Islands collision a dangerous game

Xinhua - ‎18 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, Sep. 9 (Xinhuanet) -- Sparks flew again in the waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. A Chinese fishing boat that was being chased by Japanese coast guard patrol boats collided with two of the vessels yesterday.


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