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Romney slams Obama supporters as dependent on government, tax dodgers

Los Angeles Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Republican nominee Mitt Romney, speaking to donors at a closed-door fundraiser earlier this year, said that supporters of President Obama fail to take personal responsibility for their lives, rely on government for their needs and pay no income tax.
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Judge Delays Chicago Strike Ruling

Wall Street Journal - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By STEPHANIE BANCHERO CHICAGO—A judge declined on Monday to immediately order Chicago public-school teachers back into their classrooms, rebuffing Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to end the six-day strike on the grounds that it is illegal.
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Vandalism in protests unpopular among Chinese public

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Sporadic vandalism broke out over the weekend in some Chinese cities, as people took to the street to protest against Japan's infringement of China's sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands.
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French court set to rule on Kate Middleton photos Tuesday

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
NANTERRE, France - A French court will rule Tuesday on a request by a lawyer for Prince William and his wife Kate to block further publication of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge taken while the couple shared what he described as a deeply ...
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Apple shares touch new high

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lifted by record iPhone sales, shares of Apple broke the $700 barrier on Monday in after-hours trading. Apple said preorders for the iPhone 5 -- more than 2 million in the first 24 hours -- were more than double those for the iPhone 4S.
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Snowboarder Shaun White charged with vandalism

USA TODAY
49 minutes ago
Written by
Nicole Auerbach
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, 26, has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a release that officers arrived at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, where White was a guest, ...
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Hezbollah protests over anti-Islam film - as it happened

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV shows Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's militant Shia movement, calling for demonstration to denounce an anti-Islamic film that has prompted days of violent protests.
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World powers to meet with Iran on gridlocked nuclear talks

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The six world powers that have been trying to come to an agreement with Iran over its disputed nuclear program are having a face-to-face meeting Tuesday with Tehran's chief nuclear negotiator -- but not because there's been any progress toward a deal.
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Egyptian president, top Turkish diplomat talk Syria

KOIN Local 6 - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi at the Presidential Palace on July 31, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. (Mark Wilson, Getty Images) CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's President received Turkey's foreign minister on Monday for talks on the Syrian crisis, hours before regional ...
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Militant Fringe Poses Challenge for Libya Leaders

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MARGARET COKER BENGHAZI—The investigation into last week's killing of four American diplomats in eastern Libya has escalated a thorny debate among newly elected Libyan officials—how to quash pockets of violent Islamists emerging after the country's ...

Dramatic rescue ends with 8 kids pulled from water

Houston Chronicle - ‎15 minutes ago‎
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A fire official says a family gathered for a reunion pulled eight Oregon children from a lake with a steep drop-off where two girls already had sunk to the muddy bottom.
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NC man once on death row charged in wife's slaying

The Associated Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By MITCH WEISS, AP - 1 minute ago CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) - Joseph Green Brown refused to run from his troubled past. He'd tell audiences he was only hours from being executed on Florida's death row.
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Here Comes the Big Manufacturing Slowdown

Businessweek - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Matthew Philips on September 17, 2012 A new TV commercial running in the New York region features Robert De Niro lauding the “new” New York State economy to the tune of Jay-Z's Empire State of Mind.
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Occupy Wall Street marks anniversary with smaller party

Reuters - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Chris Francescani and Jonathan Allen | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Occupy Wall Street celebrated its one-year anniversary on Monday with a day of demonstrations that resulted in nearly 150 arrests but failed to produce the turnout or fervor that first ...
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Ryan says nation needs Romney to trim spending

Boston.com - ‎33 minutes ago‎
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - Just how competitive is Iowa in the presidential campaign? Enough so that both vice presidential candidates were vying for voters on Monday, just 140 miles apart.
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We Are the 47%: The Self-Defeating Math Beyond Romney's Gaffe

Slate Magazine (blog)
52 minutes ago
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David Weigel
By David Weigel MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more.
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Will report of coming Samsung Galaxy S 4 dent iPhone 5 sales?

Los Angeles Times
20 minutes ago
Written by
Salvador Rodriguez
Just days before the launch of Apple's iPhone 5, a report has come out of South Korea that Samsung plans to unveil its next Galaxy S phone in February.
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Windows 8 is a bigger deal than Windows 95: Microsoft CEO

Brisbane Times - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Windows 8 may just be the most significant product launch in Microsoft's history, at least according to the company's CEO Steve Ballmer.
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The Voice Replacing Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green With Usher and Shakira ...

E! Online - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The Voice has been getting stronger each season, but that doesn't mean it's not ready to shake things up. NBC's hit reality show announced that it will bring in Usher and Shakira as coaches to replace Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera when the ...
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"General Hospital" star John Ingle dies at 84

Reuters - ‎36 minutes ago‎
| LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - John Ingle, who played the ruthless patriarch Edward Quartermaine for two decades on daytime soap opera "General Hospital," has died at age 84.
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Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey don't deny report of feuding on 'American Idol'

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
"American Idol" judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj refused Monday to quell a bombshell report that the pair began feuding just hours after Minaj officially joined the Fox talent show.
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Psy Brings 'Gangnam Style' To The Grove (WATCH)

Huffington Post
34 minutes ago
Written by
Anna Almendrala
After a successful week doing the pony and lasso move all over New York, "Gangnam Style" star Psy has landed in Los Angeles.
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Amanda Bynes set to enter rehab after multiple driving citations, potential ...

New York Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Amanda Bynes can't seem to catch a break lately, though a stint in rehab may just force her to. The former Nickelodeon star has found herself back in the media spotlight more than two years after she declared her retirement from (and later return to) ...
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Live from Falcons-Broncos: Either way, it'll be a long night

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Here's one coach who'd be in favor of a running clock. (AJC photo by Curtis Compton) The day after his Falcons opened the season by winning in Kansas City, Mike Smith noted that a game that ended 40-24 had nonetheless been a long “two hours and 52 ...
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Detroit Lions still struggling when facing NFL's top teams after loss to 49ers

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - With a chance to take over sole possession of first place in the NFC North, the Detroit Lions had a hard time putting the ball in the end zone against San Francisco's tough defense.
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Saints' Jonathan Vilma presented with critical affidavit

NFL News - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By NFL.com Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove scored a win Friday when a CBA appeals panel overturned their "bounty" scandal suspensions.
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Why is Wes Welker less active in the 2012 Patriots offense

WEEI.com - ‎29 minutes ago‎
After a loss to a team they should have beaten at home, questions like this are bound to come up. We look at the theories being floated as to why Wes Welker has not been a bigger part of the Patriots offensive gameplan in the first two weeks of the ...
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Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker lost for season in blow to Washington Redskins defense

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Washington Redskins defense that has struggled through two games will be without a pair of key performers for the remainder of the season.
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Your Ecological House: The Brave New World of Arctic Amplification

Albany Democrat Herald (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
2012-09-17T15:22:00Z 2012-09-17T15:40:22Z Your Ecological House: The Brave New World of Arctic AmplificationBy Phillip S. Wenz, Commentary democratherald.
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Bee study lifts lid on hive habits

The Guardian - ‎Sep 16, 2012‎
Experiments on the division of labour in honeybee hives have revealed why some bees do the waggle dance while others nurse their queens.
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"Sexting" again linked to risky sex among teens

Reuters - ‎13 hours ago‎
By Genevra Pittman | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found "sexters" more likely to ...
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Cancer now No. 1 cause of death for US Latinos

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cancer has become the leading cause of death among US Latinos, nosing past heart disease in 2009, researchers at the American Cancer Society reported Monday.
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Pre-marital Jitters Signal Trouble Ahead

Voice of America (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Women who have doubts right before their nuptials are more likely to have an unhappy marriage and end up in divorce court, according to the report in the Journal of Family Psychology.

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