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Obama jabs at Romney over his '47 percent' remarks

Businessweek - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By Jim Kuhnhennken Thomas on September 18, 2012 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night the occupant of the Oval Office must "work for everyone, not just for some," jabbing back at Mitt Romney's jarring statement that as a ...
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Analysis: Tough tactics leave Emanuel bruised in fight with Chicago teachers

Reuters - ‎32 minutes ago‎
By Nick Carey | CHICAGO (Reuters) - There is room to debate who won the battle between Chicago and its striking teachers union but there is little disagreement the strike and the deal approved by union members on Tuesday mark a personal loss for Mayor ...
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Japanese Automakers Bracing for Bashing in China Protests

Businessweek - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News on September 18, 2012 Two years ago, Sherry Wang bought a Toyota Camry because it offered a comfortable way to commute to her job as a researcher in the Chinese city of Xi'an.
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Saudis offer extra oil to control prices

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Financial Times) -- Saudi Arabia has offered its main customers in the US, Europe and Asia extra oil supplies through the end of the year, a sign the world's largest exporter is worried about the impact of rising prices on the global economy.
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The iPhone Takes to the Big Screen

Wall Street Journal - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By WALTER S. MOSSBERG Although Apple's new iPhone 5 is lacking some key features in its new Maps app and its new charging cable size may be annoying, Walt Mossberg tells us it is still the best smartphone on the market.
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US Curbs Joint Afghan Operations

Wall Street Journal
1 hour ago
Written by
Julian Barnes
By NATHAN HODGE The aftermath of a suicide attack on the road to Kabul airport on Tuesday, in which the bomber detonated alongside a minivan carrying foreign aviation workers, killing 12 people.
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Syrian rebels battle Assad forces near Turkish border

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
By Kadir Celikcan | AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) - Syrian rebels battled government forces near a Turkish border crossing on Tuesday and bullets flew into the northern neighbor that has backed the 18-month-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. BACK TO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY FOR CHICAGO KIDS Teachers and the mayor hail the proposed pact, reached after a dispute focusing on evaluations and ...
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Chef says he cooked wife's body for four days

Los Angeles Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
David Viens walked into his living room and panicked. He discovered that he had accidentally killed his wife, he said, and wanted to get rid of her body.
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Van Hollen calls donor disclosure ruling 'blow against transparency'

Baltimore Sun (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Rep. Chris Van Hollen called a federal court ruling allowing tax-exempt groups to conceal the identies of their donors “a blow against transparency in the funding of political campaigns.
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AMR expects about 4400 job cuts, warns 11000

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer - 38 minutes ago DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11000 employees although a spokesman says the company expects job losses to be closer to 4400.
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Goldman Sachs's Schwartz to Succeed Viniar as Firm's CFO

Businessweek - ‎35 minutes ago‎
By Christine Harper and Michael J. Moore on September 18, 2012 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Chief Financial Officer David A. Viniar, who guided the firm through its 1999 initial public offering and the 2008 financial crisis, will end his 32-year ...
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FedEx's gloomy outlook signals more bad news from US companies

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - FedEx Corp.'s gloomy business outlook may not be the last unwelcome delivery for investors in the coming weeks. The global shipping giant slashed profit projections for 2012 after posting another quarterly slump in earnings.
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Fed's latest stimulus may have little impact on mortgage borrowers

Washington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The Federal Reserve took aim at the nation's wobbly housing market last week with its biggest stimulus action in two years, but that firepower is doing little to lower mortgage rates or make home loans more available for Americans.
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Jay-Z, Beyonce raise money for Obama

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - President Obama assumed the role of celebrity-in-chief again Tuesday with a glamorous fundraiser at the downtown nightclub of hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and his wife, superstar singer Beyonce.
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Debunking Romney's attack on Americans who don't pay income taxes

Los Angeles Times
58 minutes ago
Written by
Michael Hiltzik
By now, most Americans who take their civic responsibilities seriously have no doubt seen, or at least heard about, Mitt Romney's peculiar approach to broad-based voter outreach.
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Meet Marc Leder, host to Mitt Romney's '47%' fundraiser - ‎30 minutes ago‎
NBC's Michael Isikoff joins Martin Bashir to report on Marc Leder, the man who held a now infamous Mitt Romney fundraiser, and a Romney donor with some very “exotic” interests.
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Internet Explorer bug prompts German govt to discourage use of browser

Newsday - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Internet Explorer bug prompts German govt to discourage use of browser The German government urged the public on Tuesday to temporarily stop using Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer following discovery of a yet-to-be repaired bug in the Web browser ...
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BioWare co-founders leaving studio

USA TODAY - ‎6 hours ago‎
For video game studio BioWare, the doctors are out. Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka have announced they will leave the studio they founded nearly two decades ago to pursue other interests.
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Read our iPhone 5 review

1 hour ago
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John Chan
by John Chan | 19 September 2012 9:36am SGT Apple announced this week that it got two million preorders in 24 hours for the latest iPhone 5 smartphone, making it the most sought-after iPhone at launch yet.
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Owner of Staples Center and Los Angeles Kings is put up for sale

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The company that owns the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Kings announced late Tuesday it is being put up for sale, sparking a potential billion-dollar bidding war for some of the sports and entertainment world's glitziest properties.
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Jennifer Aniston pregnant (with triplets!) in spoofy commercial

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Jennifer Aniston is baring her pregnant belly! And she's wearing wigs, filling her swimming pool with Smartwater and sharing her home with Jimmy Kimmel and an alien.
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Kansas City Chiefs Release Statement On Steve Sabol

SB Nation - ‎38 minutes ago‎
By Dave Ryan The Kansas City Chiefs released a statement mourning the loss of NFL Films president Steve Sabol on Tuesday. Sep 18, 2012 - One of the many organizations around the country to offer their condolences for recently passed visionary Steve ...
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Tigers' Scherzer pulled with shoulder fatigue

Yahoo! Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP - 1 hour 37 minutes ago Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer throws to an Oakland Athletics batter in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Tuesday, Sept.
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Broncos' Osweiler, not Manning, would've thrown Hail Mary

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Simon Samano, USA TODAY If the Denver Broncos were going to come back to beat the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night, they likely would've needed a miracle Hail Mary to do it.
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Dark Energy Camera Captures First Sparkling Space Pictures

National Geographic - ‎4 hours ago‎
The world's most sensitive digital camera has begun peering into deep space, and the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 looks to be staring right back.
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NJ to see highest increase in obesity-related health care costs in US by 2030 - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BY COLLEEN DISKIN New Jersey has one of the lowest adult obesity rates in the country but is on track by 2030 to see the highest increase - 34.5 percent - in obesity-related health care costs among states, according to a study released Tuesday.
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Study links chemical BPA to obesity in white children

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Deepening the mystery surrounding the health effects of bisphenol A, a large new study has linked high levels of childhood and adolescent exposure to the industrial chemical to higher rates of obesity - in white children only.
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Sweden: First Uterus Transplants From Mother to Daughter Are Reported

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Doctors in Sweden have performed the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, a medical team said Tuesday. The University of Gothenburg said two Swedish women, both in their 30s, received wombs from their mothers in operations over the ...

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