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Officials Arrested in Los Angeles Suburb

New York Times - Adam Nagourney, Rebecca Cathcart - ‎38 minutes ago‎
BELL, Calif. - The investigators from the District Attorney's office showed up at the mayor's house early Tuesday morning, arrest warrant and battering ram in hand, banging on the door.
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Republicans block bill to lift military gay ban

The Associated Press - Anne Flaherty - ‎36 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked an effort by Democrats and the White House to lift the ban on gays from serving openly in the military, voting unanimously against advancing a major defense policy bill that included the provision.
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Bernanke's emphasis on inflation may lure hawks

Reuters - Pedro Nicolaci da Costa - ‎27 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has ratcheted up the central bank's focus on the threat of deflation, an attempt to win over inflation hawks ruffled by the prospect of fresh monetary easing.
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People: Japan says 'not so fast' to Paris.

San Jose Mercury News - Tony Hicks - ‎1 hour ago‎
Maybe Paris Hilton just needs to get out of the country to get her head on straight and forget about this whole drug conviction thing and ... Japanese officials delayed Hilton at Narita Airport on Tuesday while deciding whether she will ...

Eagles name Michael Vick starting QB, bench Kevin Kolb

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
In an unexpected move, the Philadelphia Eagles named Michael Vick their starting quarterback on Tuesday evening. Coach Andy Reid, one day after insisting that the Eagles would return to Kevin Kolb as starter, said Vick had simply performed too well to ...

Twitter: The new stage for hacker hijinks

CNET - Elinor Mills - ‎2 hours ago‎
Among the many Twitter pages found to be spreading a worm this morning was the Whitehouse. Generating a news frenzy usually reserved for Apple product launches, pranksters turned Twitter into wormville this morning.

Health consumers to start feeling effects

USA Today - Alison Young - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Win McNamee, Getty Images By Alison Young, USA TODAY Several key consumer protections under the nation's new health law begin taking effect Thursday - the six-month anniversary of its enactment.

Afghan reporter arrested for talking to the Taliban

Christian Science Monitor - Dan Murphy - ‎2 hours ago‎
An Afghan reporter was arrested, apparently because of his contacts with Taliban representatives. For local reporters, covering the war is a minefield.

Can Audrina Patridge Or The Situation Win 'Dancing With The Stars'?

MTV.com - Jocelyn Vena - ‎3 hours ago‎
This season of "Dancing With the Stars" contains a battle between two of MTV's most recognizable faces: "Jersey Shore" star the Situation and "Hills" star Audrina Patridge.

Iranian president expects nuclear talks to resume

Los Angeles Times - Paul Richter - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Ahmadinejad, in New York for the UN General Assembly meetings, says there's no choice but to resume negotiations with the US and its allies.

Analysis: Summers exit lets Obama retool team and message

Reuters - Molly Riley, Matt Spetalnick - ‎1 hour ago‎
Senior White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers speaks during an interview with Reuters in Washington June 24, 2010. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The departure of economic adviser Larry Summers opens the way for President Barack Obama to shake up ...

Jets' Edwards won't start, but will play Sunday, after DWI arrest

New York Post - Mark Cannizzaro - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The Jets have said they will not bench Braylon Edwards on Sunday following his DWI arrest early Tuesday morning. Edwards will play Sunday night against the Dolphins, but he won't start.

Miller acknowledges getting farm subsidies

The Associated Press - Becky Bohrer - ‎36 minutes ago‎
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Republican US Senate candidate Joe Miller, who believes the federal government is on the brink of bankruptcy and has called for an end to the "welfare state," received federal farm subsidies for land that the fiscal conservative ...

Australian dollar hits 26-month high vs greenback

MarketWatch - Sarah Turner - ‎28 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY (MarketWatch) -- The Australian dollar reached a level not seen for more than two years against the greenback on Wednesday.

Aaron Kheifets: Toil and Trouble in Delaware

Wall Street Journal - Aaron Kheifets - ‎1 hour ago‎
Memo to Christine O'Donnell: America's booming Wiccan population will find its voice in government. By AARON KHEIFETS In an effort to win back her Christian conservative base, Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell has tried to distance ...

IDF chief warns Israeli-Palestinian violence could flare up if talks fail

Ha'aretz - Jonathan Lis, Shlomo Shamir - ‎1 hour ago‎
Representatives of Israel, the United States and the Palestinian Authority met in New York yesterday in a last-ditch effort to end the impasse over construction in the settlements that jeopardizes the ...

Microsoft Boosts Dividend, Gets Debt-Sale Approval

BusinessWeek - Dina Bass - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. raised its quarterly dividend by 3 cents, or 23 percent, to 16 cents a share and got approval from its board to sell as much as $6 billion in additional debt.

Colorado Buffaloes loses $6.863M to leave Big 12 early

ESPN - David Ubben - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Colorado will pay more than $6 million to leave the Big 12 after the 2010-11 academic year, the Big 12 announced on Tuesday. Colorado plans to leave for the Pac-10 on June 30, 2011 and have $6.863 million withheld from its conference ...

Mark Hurd's New Bride And His Ex Agree To Get Along

Forbes - ‎5 hours ago‎
Hewlett-Packard and Oracle have resolved litigation regarding the former HP CEO Mark Hurd going to work for Oracle. Hewlett-Packard and Oracle announced late Monday that they have resolved the litigation regarding former HP CEO Mark Hurd going to work ...

Quotable quotes at the UN high-level meeting on MDGs, Sept. 21

Xinhua - ‎52 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Following are quotable quotes from world leaders at the UN high-level meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on Tuesday: "We are here because we share a fundamental belief: that poverty, illiteracy, ...

Customers Profess Love of Apple, PCs in Satisfaction Survey

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎3 hours ago‎
A survey of consumer satisfaction released Tuesday found that PC customers were increasingly happy with their purchases. But Apple's customers continued their loyalty, boosting the company's satisfaction rating to an all-time high.

Jodie Foster talks about 'The Beaver' and Mel Gibson's rants. When are we ...

Entertainment Weekly - Keith Staskiewicz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Lester Cohen/WireImage.comSome celebrities attract the scandal-mongers like flies to honey. Or garbage. Then, there are those other stars who manage to leave all their fame on the screen, who seem to be made of Teflon ...

RIM BlackPad Could be Announced Next Week, Sources Say

SlashGear - Evan Selleck - ‎1 hour ago‎
The life of BlackBerry's BlackPad, the mysterious tablet device the Waterloo-based company is supposedly working on, has been a roller coaster so far.
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