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Obama to urge financial overhaul

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
US President Barack Obama is poised to call on Congress to approve an overhaul of the US regulatory regime. In a speech to mark one year since the collapse of Lehman Brothers bank, he will also mount a vigorous defence of his administration's economic ...

Police Seeking Missing Yale Student Find Body

New York Times - Andy Newman, Lynnley Browning - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW HAVEN - It was supposed to have been Annie Le's wedding night. But hours after the missing Yale graduate student was to have been married, investigators found a body stuffed inside a wall of the lab building ...

Bin Laden warns US on Israel ties

Reuters - Andrew Hammond - ‎17 minutes ago‎
DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden warned the American people over their government's close ties with Israel in an apparently new audio tape posted on an Islamist website Monday.

Mugabe to Ask Investors to Dig for Gold, Platinum, Forget Farm ...

Bloomberg - Brian Latham, Carli Lourens - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will this week ask investors to plow their money into platinum, chrome and gold projects to help the country recover from a decade-long recession.

Norway Votes as Coalition Finds Itself on Defensive

New York Times - Walter Gibbs - ‎39 minutes ago‎
OSLO - Norway's left-leaning prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, wants his nation to renew its commitment to one of the world's most advanced social welfare models, which has weathered the global financial crisis with nary a wobble ...

Israel Radio: Mubarak pushed Netanyahu on settlement freeze

Jerusalem Post - Herb Keinon - ‎18 minutes ago‎
By JPOST.COM STAFF Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak urged Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to halt settlement construction during a Cairo meeting on Sunday, Israel Radio reported Monday morning.

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President Barack Obama dismisses 'you lie' outburst by Joe Wilson

Chicago Tribune - Noam N. Levey - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - -- President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed the uproar over Rep. Joe Wilson's heckling during the president's speech to a joint session of Congress last week, suggesting it was only a distraction even ...

The Father Of the Green Revolution

Washington Post - Joe Holley, J.Y. Smith - ‎4 hours ago‎
Norman E. Borlaug, 95, an American plant pathologist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for starting the "Green Revolution" that dramatically increased food production in developing nations and saved countless people from ...

Dying Blagojevich fundraiser said he overdosed, mayor says

CNN - ‎10 hours ago‎
CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) -- Police are investigating the death of the former chief fundraiser for ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich as a "death-suicide," an Illinois mayor said Sunday.

Beleagured JAL Looks Westward for Saviors

Forbes - Chana R. Schoenberger - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TOKYO -- As airlines begin to right themselves after the world's economic downturn knocked down air travel levels over the past year, Asian behemoth Japan Airlines reportedly is talking to both American Airlines and Delta Airlines about joint venture ...

EMC taps Intel aide; succession plan seen: Journal

MarketWatch - Robert Daniel - ‎2 hours ago‎
TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- EMC Corp. recruited a key Intel Corp. executive, possibly creating a competition to succeed the chief executive when he retires, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Glorious Property Plans $1.53 Billion Hong Kong IPO

Wall Street Journal - Amy Or, Joyce Li - ‎1 hour ago‎
HONG KONG -- Mainland property developer Glorious Property Holdings Ltd. is seeking to raise up to US$1.53 billion from a Hong Kong initial public offering, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.

SingTel to sell INQ's social networking phone

Reuters - Tarmo Virki, Bernard Orr - ‎1 hour ago‎
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Southeast Asia's biggest telecom operator, Singapore Telecommunications (STEL.SI), said on Monday it would start to sell a social networking phone model INQ Mini 3G, targeting young ...

Intel Shrinks Nehalem Packages With Jasper Forest

PC World - ‎4 hours ago‎
Intel on Monday said it had starting sampling Nehalem-based chips code-named Jasper Forest, reaching a milestone in its effort to create smaller and power-efficient chip packages.

iPods still reign supreme, but competition closes in

Macworld - Ginny Mies - ‎1 hour ago‎
It seems as if every manufacturer has been trying to emulate the Apple iPod, from product design to the iTunes Store model. Over time, however, this tactic failed: It didn't capture consumers' attention.

Taylor Swift On Kanye West's VMA Tirade: An MTV News Exclusive

MTV.com - Jocelyn Vena, Jim Cantiello - ‎1 hour ago‎
'I was really excited ... and I kind of wasn't excited anymore,' Swift said backstage. When Kanye West jumped onstage with Taylor Swift while she accepted her award for Best Female Video, the singer was initially excited.

Struggling NBC takes the Leno leap

Reuters - James Hibberd - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - So far, so impressive. After only a handful of fall premieres, broadcasters already have two reasons to celebrate: Fox's "Glee" and the CW's "The Vampire Diaries" debuted to strong numbers last week, ...

Madonna Wrote Michael Jackson VMA Speech 'From My Heart'

MTV.com - Hillary Crosley, Jim Cantiello - ‎1 hour ago‎
'It was a privilege and an honor for me to say what I had to say,' singer says of dedication. By Hillary Crosley, with reporting by Jim Cantiello "Michael Jackson was born in August, 1958," her speech began.

With family on board, Clijsters back in the game

FOXSports.com - Matt Cronin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Matt Cronin is the managing editor of Inside Tennis magazine and the co-owner of the award-winning tennisreporters.net. NEW YORK - With the vast majority of its stars teetering this year, the women's game needed a player to step up and ...

Del Potro seeking to dethrone Federer

Washington Times - Tim Lemke - ‎7 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK | If Juan Martin del Potro wins the US Open on Monday to claim his first Grand Slam title, he certainly will have earned it.

Big lead means easy win for Woods

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP One day after his course-record 62 gave him a seven-shot lead, Woods made sure no one else had a chance Sunday in the BMW Championship in Lemont, Ill.
Woods coasts to 8-shot win Detroit Free Press

Swine flu facts

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By times staff reports The novel H1N1 flu virus, commonly called swine flu, appears to be no more dangerous than many seasonal flu strains -- but it spreads more easily than many viruses.

One Vaccine Shot Seen as Protective for Swine Flu

New York Times - Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎Sep 11, 2009‎
By DONALD G. mcneil Jr. Defying the expectations of experts, clinical trials are showing that the new H1N1 swine flu vaccine protects with only one dose instead of two, so the vaccine supplies now being made will go twice as far as had been predicted.

Moving experience

Evansville Courier & Press - Susan Orr - ‎2 hours ago‎
The routes, which include both a 5K (3.1-mile) and a 1-mile course, begin and end on Evansville's Riverfront. Go Takayama / Courier & Press Breast cancer survivors march into the main stage during the survivor recognition parade.

Liberal Lies About National Healthcare: Fourth in a Series

Town Hall - Ann Coulter - ‎Sep 9, 2009‎
(12) Only national health care can provide "coverage that will stay with you whether you move, change your job or lose your job" -- as Obama said in a New York Times op-ed.

More Americans over age 50 are smoking marijuana than ever before ...

Slate - Daniel Engber - ‎Sep 10, 2009‎
At the time, Mom's question caught me by surprise: "Have you ever tried marijuana?" she asked, sloshing her coffee around in a mug as we stood together in the kitchen.

Which High School Students Are Most Likely to Graduate From College?

Yahoo! News - Kim Clark - ‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Parents: Stop fretting so much about which high school your youngsters attend or how they score on the SATs. If you want your student to make it to a bachelor's degree, it's far more important for him or ...

Week 1 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em

CBSSports.com - Jamey Eisenberg - ‎Sep 9, 2009‎
Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is our weekly look at the best and worst matchups from around the NFL and how they might affect lineup decisions for your Fantasy team.

Employment-based health insurance is in big trouble, but don't ...

Slate - Daniel Gross - ‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Employment-based health insurance is big trouble, but don't blame Obama Americans who have health insurance, we are told, are largely satisfied with it and terrified of losing it.