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Tax Plan for Jobs Bill Has Familiar Ring

New York Times -
To pay for his $447 billion jobs bill, President Obama is once again proposing an assortment of tax increases on wealthy individuals and corporations.

With Target on Back of Perry, Romney Seeks to Capitalize

Fox News -
A series of debates and events this month will test Rick Perry's staying power and Mitt Romney's strategy of focusing on the president instead of his GOP rivals.

Militants Attack US Embassy in Kabul

New York Times -
KABUL, Afghanistan - Heavily armed insurgents wearing suicide vests struck Tuesday at two of the most prominent symbols of the American diplomatic and military presence in Kabul, the United States Embassy ...

Microsoft opens Windows 8 preview to all

Computerworld -
Computerworld - Taking a different tack than it did three years ago, Microsoft has made a preview of Windows 8 available to anyone who takes the time to download it.

Demand at Target for Fashion Line Crashes Web Site

New York Times -
The designers Margherita Maccapani Missoni, left, and Angela Missoni greeted guests last week at Target store in New York. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD Target's Web site came crashing down on Tuesday as Missoni-loving fashion devotées invaded, scrambling to ...

'Twilight' stars grow up, show skin in 'Breaking Dawn' trailer

Los Angeles Times -
When sultry photos from the upcoming "Twilight" film leaked onto the Internet earlier this year, fans of the franchise flew into a tizzy.

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Iran says American hikers may be released in days

By the CNN Wire Staff Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- The families of two American hikers held in Iran for more than two years say they are "overjoyed" at reports they may be released within days.

Turkish PM throws weight behind Arab cause

Reuters -
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference with Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf at the Prime Minister's building in Cairo September 13, 2011.

Inside Gadhafi stronghold: Snipers on roofs and propaganda in the air

Washington Post -
By AP, WADI DINAR, Libya - The streets are now no man's lands. Stores were emptied of food and water days ago. Expert snipers on rooftops watch over one of the last strongholds of Moammar Gadhafi's rule.

Polls close in tight NY House special election

Wall Street Journal -
AP NEW YORK - Democrat David Weprin faced an unusually tight race against Republican Bob Turner in a special election Tuesday in New York's heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District, where voters unhappy with President Barack Obama could elect a ...

Percentage of Americans Living in Poverty Rises to Highest Level Since 1993

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, ...

Europe Scrambles to Ease Greek Debt Crisis

New York Times -
PARIS - Facing market pressure to resolve the Greek debt crisis once and for all, President Nicolas Sarkozy of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany will hold a video conference call Wednesday evening with the embattled ...

US Stocks Notch Back-To-Back Gains For First Time This Month

Wall Street Journal -
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks Tuesday notched a second consecutive day of gains for the first time this month, led by the industrial and technology sectors, even as investors kept an eye on the latest ...

Gold edges up on euro zone crisis; technicals cap gains

Reuters -
Gold and silver bars are pictured at the Austrian Gold and Silver Separating Plant 'Oegussa' in Vienna August 26, 2011. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Spot gold edged higher on Wednesday, supported by worries about a worsening debt crisis in euro zone, ...

Fed set to give economy therapy, not shock treatment

Reuters -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve, facing rising global financial strains and recession fears, is poised to increase downward pressure on longer-term interest rates next week in a bid to accelerate a sputtering US recovery.

Summary Box: Google to Give More Wi-Fi Privacy

ABC News -
By AP NEW CHOICE: Google is going to let people with home wireless networks opt out of a system that helps determine the location of cell phone users.

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S II to feature 1.5GHz dual-core processor

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T-Mobile's version of the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II was revealed at the big US debut back on August 30 along with variations for AT&T and the Now Network.

Intel brandishes first Google Android tablet

SAN FRANCISCO--Intel hauled out its first Android tablet running on "Medfield," an upcoming Atom chip for smartphones and tablets, while two executives also chatted about their relationship with Google at the company's developer conference today.

Mother tells Dr. Phil: Casey Anthony had seizures

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Cindy Anthony said in a television interview that daughter Casey Anthony has a history of seizures, but she is not sure if the condition had anything to do with Caylee Anthony's disappearance in 2008.

Chris Colfer on Christina Hendricks: She's a 'Disney Princess in Human Form'

Hollywood Reporter -
The "Glee" actor worked with the "Mad Men" co-star in his feature screenwriting debut, "Struck By Lightning.

All About Holly Durst's Engagement Ring!

People Magazine -
When Bachelor Pad contestant Blake Julian planned his proposal to Holly Durst following the couple's whirlwind romance during the show's second season, he wasn't taking any chances.

New on TV: 'Up All Night' taking baby steps

USA Today -
By Robert Bianco, USA TODAY By Trae Patton, NBC By Trae Patton, NBC To be fair, what you'll see Wednesday night in this special sitcom-duo preview (Night and its slot mate Free Agents move to their regular Wednesdays at 8 and 8:30 time slots next week) ...

Much Pessimism and Little Progress

New York Times -
Negotiators for the NBA and its players union departed Manhattan under a cloud of frustration Tuesday, a labor deal still out of reach, and the season appearing increasingly in doubt.

NCAA places Boise State on probation for three years

Los Angeles Times -
The football program loses three scholarships a year through 2013-14 season. The NCAA says case included numerous major violations involving more than 75 prospects and student-athletes in five sports.

Dolphins cut Patriots' 99-yard TD victim

USA Today -
In the wake of Tom Brady's franchise-record 517-yard scorching of the Dolphins Monday night, Miami has released CB Benny Sapp, his agent tweeted.

The Season of Djokovic Challenges All Others

New York Times -
If prize money is the measuring stick, Novak Djokovic's magnificent season is already the best in men's tennis history - $10.6 million earned and more than two months of paydays still to come.

Star blasts alien planet with fierce X-ray attack -
This graphic contains an image (left) and illustration (right) showing a nearby star named CoRoT-2a and an orbiting planet known as CoRoT-2b.

36 light yrs away, hope for an Earth-like planet

Times of India -
European astronomers said on Monday that they had found what might be the best candidate for a Goldilocks planet yet: a lump of something about 3.6 times as massive as the Earth, circling its star at the right distance for liquid water to exist on its ...

Diabetes strikes "staggering" 366 million people

CBS News -
(CBS/AP) Diabetes has gone global - and the epidemic is getting worse, says a global diabetes authority. A "staggering" 366 million people around the world have either Type 1 or 2 diabetes, says the International Diabetes Federation.

Cantaloupe warning issued after Listeria outbreak

Forbes -
Health officials have issued a warning for cantaloupes from a revered melon-producing area of Colorado amid a bacteria outbreak blamed for four deaths in the state and New Mexico, troubling farmers who ...

Intranasal Insulin Promising for MCI, Alzheimer's Disease

Medscape -
September 13, 2011 - In a pilot study, a nasal spray form of insulin, used daily for 4 months, stabilized or improved cognition, function, and cerebral glucose metabolism in adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) and mild to moderate ...

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