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Asia-Pacific nations pledge growth, fret over economy

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Timothy Heritage and Douglas Busvine | VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - Asia-Pacific nations including China, the United States and Japan promised measures to boost growth on Sunday and rejected limits on food exports to try to revive the flagging ...
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Biden dares: 'Fact check me,' Romney campaign obliges

Fox News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Vice President Biden is doubling down on watchdog groups and others who are saying he made misleading remarks in a speech earlier this week regarding the Romney-Ryan rescue plan for Medicare - daring reporters to “fact check me.
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Tornadoes hit NYC; Violent storms tear through DC

USA TODAY - ‎42 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Severe weather lashed the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday, as two tornadoes touched down on the outer edges of New York City and two possible tornadoes were reported in the Washington, DC, area.
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Several blasts reported in Iraq

USA TODAY - ‎56 minutes ago‎
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq - A car bomb struck a group of police recruits waiting to apply for jobs in a northern Iraqi city on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 17, a senior police commander said.
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Korean film wins Venice, Hoffman, Phoenix honored

Chicago Tribune - ‎42 minutes ago‎
VENICE (Reuters) - South Korean movie "Pieta", an ultra-violent story of a loan shark confronted by a mysterious woman claiming to be his mother, scooped the Golden Lion award for best picture at the Venice film festival on Saturday.
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NASCAR's regular season ends with gambling, daring, stunning mistakes

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎18 minutes ago‎
By Jay Busbee By Jay Busbee | From The Marbles - 2 hours 12 minutes ago No race in 2012 ran later in the evening than the Federated Auto Parts 400 in Richmond, and no race to date this year was more worth every minute.
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Hong Kong Votes in Key Legislative Elections

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hong Kong voters cast ballots in legislative elections Sunday that will help determine the eventual shape of the full democracy that Beijing has promised the former British colony.
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Kabul-Kandahar highway is a symbol of what's gone wrong in Afghanistan - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is supposed to be a symbol of progress in the new Afghanistan, but as Nato prepares to withdraw its combat troops over the next two years the main road between the country's two largest cities has become instead a symbol of what has gone wrong.
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Syria: Hillary Clinton rejects Russian plan for UN

BBC News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed a Russian proposal for a new UN Security Council resolution on Syria as pointless "without teeth".
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Survivors of China twin quakes await supplies

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING (AP) - Survivors of two earthquakes that killed at least 81 people in a rural mountainous area of southwest China were desperately waiting for more aid to arrive Sunday as jolting aftershocks kept fears high and hindered rescue efforts.
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Syrian army in no danger of collapsing from rebel assaults, analysts say (registration) - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By DAVID ENDERS ANTAKYA, Turkey -- Though degraded by a war of attrition against increasingly capable guerrilla militias, the Syrian military remains a cohesive force capable of continuing its operations for the foreseeable future, according to ...
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Member of OJ Simpson legal team rebuts glove tampering claims (blog) - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By NBC News staff and wire reports A member of OJ Simpson's defense team has rebuffed claims that lead defense attorney Johnnie Cochran tampered with a key piece of evidence in order to help Simpson walk away from his Los Angeles murder trial a free ...
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This election is critical for women

Marshalltown Times Republican - ‎3 hours ago‎
Women cannot risk having Mitt Romney elected as the next president. We have so much to lose. Now is the time for women to stand up together, and fight for the President Obama who is committed to fair pay for women, as evidenced by the Lilly Ledbetter ...
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Feds: Lovers' spat through Facebook, text messages, led to airplane hoax

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
APHILADELPHIA MAN who was the victim of a cruel airplane hoax was set up by his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend because the man had posted a "compromising picture" of his ex on Facebook, according to court documents.
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Obama asks Hawaiian-born boy if he has a birth certificate

NDTV - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Orlando, Florida: US President Barack Obama made a rare, light-hearted reference to the controversy over his birth certificate on Saturday at a restaurant in Florida where he met a young boy who, like the president, was born in Hawaii.
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US Jobless Rate Drops for the Worst of All Reasons

Businessweek - ‎Sep 7, 2012‎
By Peter Coy on September 07, 2012 The US economy added just 96000 jobs in August, falling short of expectations and showing that with a presidential election just two months away, the nation still has a long ways to go to heal from the deep 2007-09 ...
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China's Inflation Accelerates in Blow to Easing Prospects

Businessweek - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News on September 09, 2012 China's industrial output growth was the weakest in three years in August while inflation accelerated, complicating Wen Jiabao's task of reversing an economic slowdown that may extend into a seventh quarter.
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Point by point, Bill Clinton makes case for Obama

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎Sep 7, 2012‎
The popular ex-president returned to spotlight with animated speech in support of the Democratic agenda. CHARLOTTE, NC - Former President Bill Clinton grabbed the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night to recall the "roaring" ...
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Obama hits Romney with new Medicare study

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JIM KUHNHENN, AP - 52 minutes ago ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is unleashing a new Medicare offensive against rival Mitt Romney, eager to shake his Republican challenger off his economic focus and turn the campaign on to territory ...
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Hands-on testing of Nokia Lumia 920 shows Nokia didn't need to lie about ...

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ZDNet - ‎5 hours ago‎
Summary: Nokia made their big Windows Phone 8 announcement last week and unfortunately they deceived people with their video and still image ads for the Lumia 920.
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NFL Network, a la carte NFL RedZone Channel are coming to Google Fiber subscribers

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Engadget - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Ben Drawbaugh posted Sep 8th 2012 11:12PM It isn't quite ESPN, but sports fans who also happen to love technology -- yes, they exist -- will be happy to know that choosing Google Fiber doesn't mean going without NFL Network and NFL RedZone.
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Man With Scissors Tries To Break Into Miley Cyrus' LA Home!

Entertainmentwise - ‎19 minutes ago‎
A man who reportedly tried to force himself inside the Los Angeles home of Miley Cyrus was arrested after police allegedly caught him clutching onto a pair of scissors outside the Hannah Montana star's crib.
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Liberty Ross Stomps Past Kristen Stewart Cheating Scandal, Walks Fashion Week ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
If looking good is the best revenge, then Liberty Ross just hit the jackpot. Rupert Sanders' jilted wife showed the world she was (literally) marching forward with her life in the wake of her husband's affair with Kristen Stewart by pulling a surprise ...
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Toronto Gets a Look at Cloud Atlas

New York Times (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
By MICHAEL CIEPLY TORONTO - How to describe “Cloud Atlas”? Picture “Brazil” meets “The Matrix” meets “The English Patient” meets “Forrest Gump,” with a little bit of “The Hobbit,” which we still haven't seen, thrown in.
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Louisiana-Monroe stuns No. 8 Arkansas in OT; more late Snap Judgments - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Kolton Browning scrambled for the game-winning TD in its first overtime possession. (AP) • Louisiana-Monroe 34, No.
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Andy Murray says US Open semi-final was 'brutal' and the 'worst conditions he ... - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The weather was decidedly Scottish, with the match delayed by torrential rain and then played in the teeth of a howling gale, which Murray coped with better than his opponent to win 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (9/7).
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Out to Mars, closer to God: NASA rover's breathtaking mission is a reminder of ...

The Courier-Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
An image from NASA's Curiosity rover, released Aug. 27, shows the base of Mount Sharp, the rover's eventual destination. / NASA via AP “The love of knowledge is a kind of madness.
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Global warming: Otters, kelp and CO2

Summit County Citizens Voice - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY —Maintaining healthy sea otter populations could put a dent in the seemingly unstoppable build-up of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere, according to a pair of UC Santa Cruz researchers.
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State praises grandparents

Paris Beacon News (subscription) - ‎Sep 7, 2012‎
Melinda Gill gets a big hug from her grandson, Jace Gill, during Crestwood's Grandparents' Celebration Friday. See Monday's Beacon-News for Grandparents' Day feature.


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