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Clemency denied for Georgia death row inmate

Reuters -
Supporters take part in a vigil for death row inmate Troy Davis outside the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles before the start of a clemency hearing for Davis in Atlanta September 19, 2011.
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Typhoon Roke to Pass Tokyo Area, Head Toward Fukushima as Flights Canceled

Bloomberg -
Typhoon Roke is expected to pass through the greater Tokyo area later today and head up toward the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after causing 1.1 million people to be ...

Assassination Deals Blow to Peace Process in Afghanistan

New York Times -
KABUL, Afghanistan - An assassin with explosives hidden in his turban was ushered into the home of the head of Afghanistan's peace process on Tuesday, embraced him and then exploded the bomb, killing him and dealing a potentially ...

Gay military members come out and celebrate

Los Angeles Times -
On the first day after the end of the 'don't ask, don't tell' law, many service members rush to openly declare their sexual orientation for the first time.

'Dancing With the Stars': Eliminated contestant is....

Entertainment Weekly -
Don't click through if you don't want to know! After a live one-hour “Meet the Cast” special and and the first official results show of season 13, the couple heading home from Dancing With the Stars with no hope of eventually secreting ...

Fed begins policy meeting, tiptoes toward easing

Reuters -
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes remarks at the start of a conference on systemic risk, at the Federal Reserve in Washington September 15, 2011.

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Gaddafi warns Nato 'cannot last'

BBC News -
The African Union (AU) has recognised Libya's interim leaders the National Transitional Council (NTC) as the country's de facto government.

Turkish Explosion Is Called Terrorism

Wall Street Journal -
Turkish firemen and police officers searched the area after a blast in Ankara, Turkey on Tuesday. ISTANBUL—A suspected car bomb that killed three people and injured 34 in the center of Turkey's capital, Ankara, ...

Survivor in Connecticut Family's Murder Again Recalls an Ordinary Sunday

New York Times -
NEW HAVEN - Again, the sole survivor of the Cheshire, Conn., home invasion four years ago told a rapt jury about the last hours of his wife and daughters.

Wielding the Ax on Medicaid and Medicare, Without Wounding the Patient

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - President Obama and some members of Congress assert that, in cutting Medicare and Medicaid, they can whack health care providers while protecting beneficiaries.

Death Toll Rises to 11 in Crash at Reno Air Races

ABC News -
When 50-year-old Craig Salerno went missing after attending the Reno air races with friends, his wife didn't need DNA testing to confirm her worst fears.

Cancer vaccine directive dogs Perry campaign

Washington Times -
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to reporters May 8, 2007, in Austin, Texas, after letting stand a bill that blocked state officials from following his executive order requiring an anti-cancer vaccine for ...

Pursuing Identities, Police Divulge Details About LI Victims

New York Times -
Investigators marked Ocean Parkway in Suffolk County, pointing to where a girl's body was found in April. By NATE SCHWEBER YAPHANK, NY - There were 10 bodies in all, thought to be the work of one or more serial killers, inexorably connected by the ...

Oracle expects strong Q2, firms up tech outlook

Reuters -
The company logo is shown at the headquarters of Oracle Corporation in Redwood City, California February 2, 2010. By Sinead Carew and Edwin Chan (Reuters) - Oracle Corp forecast earnings for the current quarter that are higher than expected, ...

Europe Shares Rise on Greece Hope; Japan Falls

Wall Street Journal -
European stock markets ended higher Tuesday, buoyed by hopes that Greece will get its next round of funding and the Federal Reserve will inject some stimulus into the US economy.

Nikkei flat ahead of Fed, chip stocks sold off

Reuters -
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Nikkei average was flat on Wednesday, hemmed in by caution ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting although chip-related stocks slid after US chipmaker Xilinx (XLNX.

Price of Greek bailout is swingeing job cuts

The Guardian -
Finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos is agreed that time has come to cut the size of the Greek state. Photograph Dimitri Messinis/AP A full mission of international inspectors is set to return to Greece early next week, after progress was made between ...

Windows Phone 7 grabs consumer interest, may threaten Android

VentureBeat -
News that Google's Android mobile operating system is dominating the smartphone market is old hat, but a recent report suggests that the Windows Phone 7 OS is gaining considerable ground in terms of consumer awareness.

Google+ vs. Facebook: The Gloves Are Off [OPINION]

Mashable -
What a day. In the space of a few short hours, Google+ wrenched open the floodgates, allowing anyone to sign up for the fledgling social network - while Facebook retooled its newsfeed so you won't miss any of your friend's vital updates.

Windows 8 OEM specs may block Linux booting -
After years of trying to cut off Linux growth as a desktop platform on x86 and x64 PCs, Microsoft may have actually figured out a way to stop Linux deployments on client PCs dead in their tracks.

Elisabetta Canalis and Ron Artest

People Magazine -
Elisabetta Canalis previously had luck in the dating department and Ron Artest continues to be one of the most popular basketball players in the NBA - but neither Dancing with the Stars competitor managed to impress in the ballroom during Monday's ...

Will Ashton Kutcher's new role lead to an Emmy for 'Men'?

Los Angeles Times -
Believe it or not, the crass, lowbrow "Two and a Half Men" has actually performed fairly well at the often snooty Emmys.

Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill in a scene from the film "Moneyball." (AP)

Fox News -
He may have dissed his popular ex-wife recently, but fans are still excited about Brad Pitt's new baseball movie, "Moneyball.

America's got 'Idol'-like 'X Factor' voices

USA Today -
Here we go again. Even if the show had not run a single ad or "sneak peek," even if the stars had not done a single interview, wouldn't you know what you'll get from the much-anticipated Fox premiere of TheX Factor?

Not enough common ground yet for lockout to end soon -
The calendar marches on, and so do the NBA's collective bargaining talks. But marching toward what? Doom or breakthrough? After a week mixed with progress and disappointment, the two sides will reconvene Wednesday in New York for a ...

Live: Orioles vs. Red Sox

Boston Globe -
Bottom of the seventh, Red Sox 5, Orioles 4: The Sox are still hanging on to their one-run lead. Darnell McDonald's in right field now.

Tour Championship experts' picks

ESPN (blog) -
By Each week of the golf season, our experts will share their insights into which players fit the criteria for our four categories below: Horse for the Course (a golfer who knows this track inside and out), Birdie Buster (a guy who can take it ...

Orbit the Earth in One Minute Via Fascinating ISS Time-Lapse Video

PC Magazine -
What does Earth look like from the International Space Station? Science educator James Drake has created a one-minute timelapse video of the ISS circling the globe, which provides a fascinating look at Earth from above.

Baptistina Asteroid Not Responsible For Dinosaur Extinction: NASA

International Business Times -
By IB Times Staff Reporter | September 20, 2011 9:17 PM EDT Recent observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission suggest that the family of asteroids, thought to be responsible for the dinosaurs' extinction 65 million ...

Exercise Leads Male Smokers to Quit at Higher Rate than Females

The State Column -
A study suggests that increasing physical activity in teen smokers can increase their odds of quitting smoking, which proves that teen smokers can kick the habit when provided the right tools.

Model Predicts Sexual Function After Prostate Treatment

MedPage Today -
Prostate cancer patients can obtain information on post-treatment sexual function from a nomogram that's based on a handful of easily assessed variables, investigators reported.

Woman with 2 uteruses delivers twins -
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida woman with a rare medical condition has delivered twins -- one from each of her two uteruses.


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