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Obama to propose millionaire's tax to cut the deficit

Los Angeles Times -
The president will propose that those earning more than $1 million annually pay at least the same rate as middle-class earners. The idea is likely to be strongly opposed by the GOP.
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Reno air races fans struggle with horrors of crash

Los Angeles Times -
As the death toll climbs to nine, survivors recount 'hellish' scenes, narrow escapes and worries about the fate of a beloved aviation event.

Gaddafi forces offer stiff Libya resistance -
Fighting comes as NTC offers last chance to loyalists of deposed leader to join its ranks or be accused of treason. Forces loyal to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi have launched a fierce counter-attack in the fugitive leader's stronghold of Bani Walid while ...

Oklahoma Fends Off Ambitious Florida State

New York Times -
Oklahoma's Nigel Bradham got no farther on a third down in Tallahassee, Fla. Last year, the Sooners beat the Seminoles by 30. More Photos » By TOM SPOUSTA TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

GM, UAW agree on new 4-year contract

Seattle Post Intelligencer -
FILE - In this May 24, 2011 file photo, an assemblyman works on the line building Chrysler 200 vehicles at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich.

'Star Power': Five Things We Learned

LAS VEGAS -- Here are five things we learned from Saturday's "Star Power" boxing card featuring the Victor Ortiz-Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Abbas has shown Israel he is not like Arafat

Ha'aretz -
Abbas' declaration that he will request for full UN membership reflects a politician who knows how to garner domestic support, but also knows how to send calming signals to the Israeli public and international community.

U.S. links Pakistan to group it blames for Kabul attack

Reuters -
US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter delivers a lecture on ''Pakistan-United States: A way Forward,'' at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad April 11, 2011.

Anti-government protesters storm Yemeni university

USA Today -
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Thousands of anti-government protesters in Yemen stormed the capital's main university Saturday, preventing the first day of classes from beginning and tearing down pictures of the longtime leader whose ouster they seek.

Chavez Criticizes Human Rights Court Over Ruling

by AP AP Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez gestures during a welcoming ceremony for Bolivia's President Evo Morales at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept.

Berlusconi faces new fire over escorts

The Australian -
From: AP Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faces new claims about government aircraft flying young escorts to his private parties.

The efficacy of the American Jobs Act

Muncie Star Press -
In my professional judgment, President Obama's proposed American Jobs Act strikes as fair an attempt at stimulating the economy as is now possible.

Police End Inspection of Utah Desert 'Grave'

ABC News -
This undated picture made available by Hardman Photography shows Susan Powell. Powell, a 28-year-old mother of two young children, was reported missing Dec. 7 when she didn't show up for her stockbroker job at a bank.

Herald readers square off over Brown, Warren

Boston Herald -
Sparks will fly in the in the Massachusetts race for US Senate if the exchange between fired-up Herald online readers provides any indication of what the candidates have in store.

Bachmann: Perry abused his powers | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-09-18

Philadelphia Inquirer -
She said his order to vaccinate would have aided a firm that gave to his campaigns. By Seema Mehta COSTA MESA, Calif. - Michele Bachmann, struggling to regain her footing in the GOP presidential contest, assailed rival Rick Perry on Friday, ...

Twitter #occupywallstreet movement aims to mimic Iran

AdBusters and other online activitsts, including hacker collective Anonymous, call for a Saturday march on Wall Street. It worked in Tahrir Square.

EU finance ministers break no new ground on debt crisis

Reuters -
1 of 4. European Central Bank governor Jean-Claude Trichet (LR), Poland's Central Bank Governor Marek Belka, Poland's Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski and European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services Michel Barnier attend a news conference ...

Edward C. Baig: Windows 8 sneak peek: So far, so good

Indianapolis Star -
ANAHEIM, Calif. You won't typically read about a product in this column many months ahead of its presumed launch. But when that product is the next version of Windows -- and so radically different from the familiar operating system software used by a ...

Is Google's CEO nonplussed by Google+?

Who, therefore, could be surprised that social networking isn't quite as vital to his being as, say, burying the whole of Facebook in a very large vat of custard?

7 states join lawsuit to block AT&T deal

Bend Bulletin -
Seven states said Friday they had joined the Justice Department's efforts to block AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile.

Facebook And Twitter Joins Forces

Secaucus New Jersey News -
Facebook will now allow its users to update Twitter accounts on their very own Facebook platform. This will enable Facebook user accounts to update a linked Twitter account with every public update from a Facebook profile.

Bravo confirms TV show cuts -
It's official, four housewives will not be coming back for season 5 of The Real Housewives of New York. Entertainment Weekly reported Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord, and Cindy Barshop have indeed been axed.

Box Office Report: 'The Lion King' Still a Champ 17 Years Later

Hollywood Reporter -
Disney's re-release of the 1994 classic is on course to win the domestic box office race with $15 mil or better for the weekend and Ryan Gosling "Drive" is faring the best among three new films.

Report: ACC accepts Syracuse, Pitt -
The Atlantic Coast Conference Saturday approved applications from Big East schools Syracuse and Pittsburgh, an ACC official told USA Today.

Lamar Miller, defense lead Miami past No. 16 Ohio State

USA Today -
MIAMI (AP) - When Miami's buses arrived at the stadium Saturday, swarms of eager fans started shaking them so much that new coach Al Golden couldn't make his way down the stairs.

At Cog Hill, Rose holds 4-shot lead | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-09-18

Philadelphia Inquirer -
AP AP LEMONT, Ill. - Justin Rose pulled away Saturday with a 2-under 69 to take a 4-shot lead in the BMW Championship. Even as Cog Hill began to play more difficult under mild sunshine, Rose made only one bogey as everyone around him began to fold.

Gavitt's impact huge

Boston Globe -
Phoenix Suns honcho Jerry Colangelo was there to scout Tony Hanson, as I recall. I was on hand to cover the Providence-Connecticut game.

Luck, Taylor help Stanford run over Arizona

San Francisco Chronicle -
TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 17: Runningback Anthony Wilkerson #32 of the Stanford Cardinal carries the football for a 24 yard rushing touchdown past defensive tackle Justin Washington #43 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first quarter of the college ...

Western Ghats India now with 12 new 3 lost Night-Frog Species

The Weather Space -
( - (Western Ghats) - Western Ghats India has 12 new species of night frog, 3 past frog species living in Western Ghats.

Saturn sized Planet found by NASA Kepler spacecraft, dubbed (Kepler-16b)

The Weather Space -
( -- Planet Kepler-16b is an extrasolar planet. It is a Saturn-mass planet consisting of half rock and half gas.

Fossil Discovery: Dinosaurs had Colored Feathers

International Business Times -
By IB Times Staff Reporter | September 17, 2011 6:52 AM EDT A report published on Thursday in the journal Science reveals the Mesozoic world of dinosaurs and birds was quite colorful as the newly discovered feathers range from black to brown.

California Students Without Whooping Cough Vaccine Can't Go to Class

International Business Times -
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 17, 2011 9:51 PM EDT Many California schools are barring students from classes if they haven't received a whooping cough vaccine, in accordance with a state law passed last September.

Eyelid marks warn of heart attack

BBC News -
Yellow markings on the eyelids are a sign of increased risk of heart attack and other illnesses, say researchers in Denmark. A study published on the BMJ website showed patients with xanthelasmata were 48% ...


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