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Search for bodies in deadly San Bruno PG&E gas line explosion ends

San Jose Mercury News - Sandra Gonzales, Mike Rosenberg - ‎17 minutes ago‎
In the devastating aftermath of one of the worst disasters in PG&E's history, the death toll in the firestorm that ripped through a San Bruno hillside neighborhood climbed to four Friday.
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City Tries to Disown Pastor Who Planned to Burn Koran

New York Times - Damien Cave - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Corinna Johnston photographed her 2-year-old with a peace sign Friday at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla. By DAMIEN CAVE GAINESVILLE, Fla.
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Iowa Man to Receive First Non-Posthumous Medal of Honor Since Vietnam

New York Times - Thom Shanker - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - In the most dangerous valley of the most rugged corner of eastern Afghanistan, a small rifle team of airborne soldiers fell into an insurgent ambush, a coordinated attack from three sides.
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Elop Brings Knack for Software, Shaking Up Businesses to Nokia

BusinessWeek - Aaron Ricadela, Diana ben-Aaron - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Elop, Nokia Oyj's new chief executive officer, brings a history of iconoclastic decisions that may benefit the Finnish mobile-phone maker as it competes with nimbler ...

Iran Halts Release of American Held for a Year

New York Times - Robert F. Worth - ‎56 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iran on Friday postponed the release of an American woman who has been detained along with two friends for more than a year, in an abrupt shift that suggested divisions within the Iranian government.

Error-prone Venus comes up short in winning yet another Grand Slam

CBSSports.com - Art Spander - ‎9 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- Too many errors. Venus Williams made that concession, but isn't that always the way it is for the loser, whatever the sport?

Lady Gaga And Producer Drop Lawsuits Against Each Other

MTV.com - Kelley L. Carter - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lady Gaga and a former boyfriend/music producer Rob Fusari have both dismissed lawsuits filed against each other. The Associated Press reports that court papers filed this week show that Gaga and Fusari have both agreed to drop the ...

Stewart looks to race hard but smart at Richmond

Nascar - Dave Rodman - ‎39 minutes ago‎
RICHMOND, Va. -- The past 14 Cup races have served to place Tony Stewart in perfect position to make a strong run at his third series championship, and Stewart doesn't care one bit that he's unable to fly under the radar.

Movie review: 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'

Los Angeles Times - Michael Ordoña - ‎1 hour ago‎
One thing "Resident Evil" honcho Paul WS Anderson has figured out about his franchise: Once the train leaves the station, it's best not to make any stops.

Muslims in America increasingly alienated as hatred grows in Bible belt

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Safaa Fathy was as surprised to discover that she is at the heart of a plot against America as she was to hear that her small Tennessee town is a focus of hate in the Muslim world.

Florence And The Machine's VMA Performance Will Be 'Otherworldly'

MTV.com - James Montgomery - ‎1 hour ago‎
'We want viewers to watch it and say, 'That was spectacular,' ' awards-show exec producer says. By James Montgomery (@positivnegativ) LOS ANGELES -- Florence and the Machine have performed at award shows in the past, but they've mostly been back at ...

Tax Cuts May Prove Better for Politicians Than for Economy

New York Times - David Kocieniewski - ‎2 hours ago‎
“Investment incentives coupled with a tax increase are not going to get the economy moving,” said R. Glenn Hubbard, left, who shaped the Bush tax cuts.

Stocks Gain Ground in Afternoon Trades

TheStreet.com - Shanthi Venkataraman - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks strengthened in Friday afternoon trading with burgeoning investor optimism following the recent economic data so far keeping September's rally on track.

Obama names Austan Goolsbee to chair White House Council of Economic Advisers

Washington Post - Lori Montgomery, Brady Dennis - ‎55 minutes ago‎
These leaders have been a driving force behind the nation's economic policies since the financial crisis of 2008. By Lori Montgomery President Obama named Austan Goolsbee to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers on Friday, choosing one of ...

Why Afghanistan has reacted so sharply to threat of Quran burning

Christian Science Monitor - Dan Murphy - ‎7 hours ago‎
Afghanistan's history is replete with examples of insults against religion -- real or imagined -- fueling uprisings against foreign powers.

Proposed FAA regulations would enable pilots to get more sleep

Washington Post - Ashley Halsey III - ‎1 hour ago‎
One pilot last slept in an airport lounge and the other took an overnight cross-country flight before they teamed up in the cockpit for a flight from Newark to Buffalo.

Obama: Israeli-Palestinian peace talks might focus first on possible border

Washington Post - Glenn Kessler - ‎2 hours ago‎
Muslims across the Middle East react to a Florida pastor's plan to burn Korans on September 11th. By Glenn Kessler President Obama on Friday signaled that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators might begin their peace talks by focusing on the potential ...

Adobe Resumes Work on iPhone Flash Tool

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - ‎3 hours ago‎
In the wake of Apple's decision to relax restrictions on the tools its developers can use, Adobe announced that it would resume development on Flash for the iPhone.

Twins blanked by Indians' Carmona

MLB.com - Kelly Thesier - ‎49 minutes ago‎
CLEVELAND -- The Twins have figured out ways to win close games over the last couple weeks, but on Friday night they just couldn't manage to solve Indians right-hander Fausto Carmona.

Gartner: Android & Symbian Tops in Smartphones by 2014

The Mac Observer - Bryan Chaffin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google's Android platform will have passed both Apple's iOS and Research In Motion's BlackBerry platforms to be the #2 smartphone platform by the end of 2010, according to new projections released by research firm Gartner.

Golfers criticize Cog Hill; Charlie Wi, Matt Kuchar lead

Los Angeles Times - Teddy Greenstein - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink are among those unhappy with the condition of the course after the second round of the BMW Championship.

Yahoo Revamps Mail Service

Wall Street Journal - Amir Efrati - ‎1 hour ago‎
Yahoo Inc. is redesigning its email service to help stem a user decline and counter offerings from longtime rivals Microsoft Corp.

Federal stem cell funding wins temporary reprieve

Washington Post - Rob Stein, Spencer S. Hsu - ‎18 hours ago‎
An appeals court Thursday allowed the federal government to resume funding human embryonic stem cell research while the court reviews whether it violates a ban by Congress on spending taxpayer money for experiments that ...
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