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Hearing Rumors of a Plot, Cities Make Their Security Forces Seen

New York Times -
New York was already on alert for this weekend's memorial of the Sept. 11 attacks, but amid reports of a bomb plot, security efforts were escalated around the city, including on Wall Street near the New York Stock Exchange, as well as in Washington.
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Obama's job plan will help, economists say

The Seattle Times -
The American Jobs Act would create jobs and help keep a struggling economy moving forward, several economists said. But they cautioned it wouldn't shift the nation's business gears into overdrive, and it offers modest benefits, given the headwinds the ...

Protest of Thousands in Cairo Turns Violent

New York Times -
AP A protester holds the Egyptian national flag as a fire burns outside the building housing the Israeli Embassy in Cairo. By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and HEBA AFIFY CAIRO - A demonstration that brought tens of thousands to this city's central Tahrir ...

Euro Falls Most in a Year on Greek Financial Distress, ECB; Dollar Surges

Bloomberg -
The euro had its biggest loss against the dollar in more than a year on speculation the European Central Bank will cut interest rates amid record Greek bond yields and the region's deepening debt crisis ...

Once again, Nadal looks like the man to beat at Flushing Meadows -
Rafael Nadal (left) broke Andy Roddick six times and won 84 percent of his first serves. NEW YORK -- Normalcy returned to an abnormal US Open on Friday afternoon.

Clashes in Gaddafi bastion, deadline looms

Sydney Morning Herald -
Fierce clashes erupted on Friday in Bani Walid, a bastion of Muammar Gaddafi, as a deadline loomed for loyalists of the deposed Libyan strongman to surrender or face a final assault.

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Hints of high life in poverty-stricken Gaza

Ynetnews -
Amidst the poverty and deprivation of the Gaza Strip, a few small signs of prosperity have started to emerge, giving violence-weary locals a taste of comfort that is taken for granted in much the rest of the world.

Interpol adds Gaddafi to most wanted list -
Police organisation issues "red notices" for former Libyan leader, his son and spy chief, as new convoy reaches Niger. Interpol has issued a red notice - its highest arrest alert - for Muammar Gaddafi as the hunt for the former Libyan leader ...

Bin Laden death important - Blair

BBC News -
The killing of Osama Bin Laden was "immensely important" in the battle against terrorism but al-Qaeda remains a threat, Tony Blair has said.

Covering the World Trade Center Attacks -
I just happened to be in New York when the attacks occurred, and it was the biggest story of my life. The World Trade Center in New York was destroyed by the terrorist attacks of Sept.

Perry connecting in California with his plain-spokenness

Fort Worth Star Telegram -
SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Rick Perry attracted new supporters during his first presidential campaign road trip through California with the provocative talk that enrages his opponents, such as his description of Social ...

Susquehanna River flooding sets records

The Seattle Times -
Early settlers called the Susquehanna River "a mile wide and a foot deep." The folk saying hints at the forces behind a river that is, in fact, exceptionally likely to flood.

Obama declares state of emergency in wildfire-ravaged Texas

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff Bastrop, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Texas, making federal funding available to those affected by wildfires in Bastrop County.

US looks for ways to expand refinancing

Boston Globe -
AP / September 10, 2011 WASHINGTON - The federal government is looking at how it could help a greater number of homeowners who owe more than their house is worth refinance at today's historically low rates.

Auto labor talks rev up

The Detroit News -
The top guns are coming to the table in a sign that talks between the United Auto Workers and Detroit's automakers - General Motors Co.

Europe Is Urged to Take Bolder Action on Debt

New York Times -
MARSEILLE, France - If anyone was counting on finance officials of the powerful Group of 7 nations to help map a way out of Europe's debt crisis and calm the markets, consider this: the G-7 met on Friday, the crisis grew worse and the ...

Sprint iPhone 5 will get unlimited data plan (at first): report

Christian Science Monitor -
The Sprint iPhone 5 is coming, according to a new report. And unlike on other carriers, the Sprint iPhone 5 could include an unlimited data plan.

AOL And Yahoo Merger? Two Dogs Don't Make A Right

Washington Post -
By, Reports are coming out that AOL is talking to Yahoo's bankers about merging the two companies in the wake of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz getting canned.

Can Windows 8 save the PC? -
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light.'s tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world.

Mel Gibson Explains His Judah Maccabee Interest

Hollywood Reporter -
“Atlantic” writer Jeffrey Goldberg recounts his years-old discussion with the star about what attracted him to the iconic Jewish religious story.

Winehouse's dad says he thinks seizure killed her

The Associated Press -
NEW YORK (AP) - Amy Winehouse's father says he believes she died after suffering a seizure related to alcohol detoxification and "there was nobody there to rescue her.

Bella Has Painful Pregnancy in New 'Breaking Dawn Part I' Teaser Trailer

AceShowbiz -
The leading lady of Edward in the 'Twilight Saga' film series suffers a great pain from her strong and fast growing fetus, while Jacob warns that his wolf pack are ready to come for her.

Documentaries steal spotlight at Toronto Film fest

Reuters -
U2's Bono and The Edge pose with director Davis Guggenheim at the gala presentation for the documentary film ''From The Sky Down'' at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival, September 8, 2011.

Johnny Damon reminds don't count out Rays

Boston Herald -
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Johnny Damon knows what it's like to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. He was a member of the 2004 Red Sox [team stats], after all.

Quiet Bats Doom Yankees to a Loss in the Ninth

New York Times -
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jet-lagged and water-logged, a weary group of Yankees finally played baseball under perfectly dry conditions Friday night.

Roundup: Howard homers as Phillies top Brewers

USA Today -
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Ryan Howard homered in his return to the lineup and Roy Halladay continued the Phillies' pitching dominance in Milwaukee, leading Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory over the Brewers on Friday.

Dale Jr., Stewart on the bubble -
AP | Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2011 12:00 am | Loading… RICHMOND, Va. • When Michael McDowell pulled in front of Tony Stewart during Friday's practice session at Richmond International Raceway, it ruined Stewart's mock qualifying run ...

Manning-less Colts still the standard for Texans

Austin American-Statesman -
As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here.

New Fossils May Redraw Human Ancestry

New York Times -
Lee Berger with his son, Matthew, and fossils of Australopithecus sediba. Matthew found one of the fossils while chasing his dog. By NICHOLAS WADE An apelike creature with human features, whose fossil bones were discovered recently in a South African ...

Satellite crashing to earth next month -
Have you ever wished that a shooting star won't end up hitting and killing you? … High wind has forced a one-day launch delay for NASA's newest moon spacecraft.

Stronger Cautions Backed on Bone Drugs for Women

New York Times -
Two advisory panels to the Food and Drug Administration on Friday recommended increasing the cautionary language on the product labels of bone-building drugs taken by more than five million women in the United States.

Listeria outbreak probe expands to three states

Reuters -
DENVER (Reuters) - An investigation into a listeria outbreak that has killed at least one person has expanded to include three states where possibly tainted cantaloupe was consumed, Colorado health officials said on Friday.

FDA Panel Wants More Data on Mesh Tx for Incontinence

MedPage Today -
An FDA advisory committee has recommended that the agency leave in place the 510(k) approval process for mesh devices used to treat stress urinary incontinence, but panel members said they would like to see ...

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