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Germans are set to vote in a national election in which Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a second term. Mrs Merkel is the favourite, though polls suggest she may no longer have enough support to be able to ditch her Social Democrat coalition partner ...
German election a yawner for voters Los Angeles Times
FOXNews - 1 hour ago
Gen. McChrystal says the mission has changed in Afghanistan from a goal of struggle for the 'hearts and minds' of the Afghan population, to one of giving them the 'trust and confidence' in themselves and their government, the Washington Post reported.
Diverse Sources Fund Insurgency In Afghanistan Washington Post
More troops sought in Afghanistan BBC News
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS - For President Obama, the handshakes and hugs during his first visit to the United Nations last week masked a cold reality: nine months into his presidency, he is being forced to retool his most important foreign policy ...
Obama's Big Gamble Newsweek
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Fort Worth Star Telegram - - 6 hours ago
AP Writers PITTSBURGH - World leaders on Friday issued sweeping promises to fix a malfunctioning global economic system in hopes of heading off future financial meltdowns.
Video: Obama: G20 Agrees to Reform Global Economy The Associated Press
G-20 leaders set economic action plan Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 43 minutes ago
Bloomberg - - 21 hours ago
Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Paul G. Kirk Jr. was so close to the man he has replaced in the US Senate, the late Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, that he was named executor of his friend's will, ahead of Kennedy's oldest son.
Former national Democratic Chairman Paul Kirk Jr. fills Kennedy's ... Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mass. judge rejects bid to delay Kennedy successor The Associated Press
Reuters - - 7 hours ago
PITTSBURGH, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The G20 may face a "mission accomplished" moment akin to former President George W. Bush's premature declaration of victory in Iraq unless leaders quickly make good on pledges for substantive financial ...
Erdogan Says IMF Must Not Put Conditions on Turkey Loan New York Times
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
CHICAGO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The US government is stepping up prosecutions of wealthy individuals dodging taxes through offshore accounts, with new cases expected to be made public "every couple of weeks," a top government attorney said on ...
A Fifth UBS Client Pleads Guilty in Tax Case Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 22 hours ago
Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc., the social-networking site used by everyone from Oprah Winfrey to British royalty, received venture financing that values the company at about $1 billion, according to a person ...
Video: Twitter Valued At $1B Bloomberg
Twitter Lures In An Unusual Backer Wall Street Journal
CNET News - - Sep 25, 2009
AT&T is accusing Google of being a hypocrite when it comes to Net neutrality because it blocks certain phone calls on its Google Voice service.
AT&T Fires Another Round in Google Voice Case PC Magazine
AT&T Accuses Google of Violating Telecom Laws Washington Post
InformationWeek - - 13 hours ago
The carrier took its time rolling out the iPhone's multimedia messaging service capabilities in order to ensure its network could handle the traffic.
AT&T activates iPhone MMS Afterdawn.com
San Francisco Chronicle - - Sep 25, 2009
Nintendo's rivals are prepping for a major battle next year when they plan to take the motion control fight to the Wii. Microsoft kicked off the Tokyo Game Show this week with an impressive lineup of publishers who have pledged support for its new ...
Radar Online - 51 minutes ago
Khloe Kardashian's wedding to Lamar Odom may be a last minute thing but she's leaving no stone unturned to make sure that her big day goes off without a hitch.
He has some words of wisdom for Lamar and Khloe Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - Sep 25, 2009
After just two episodes have aired, The CW has pulled the plug on "The Beautiful Life: TBL," a drama executive produced by Ashton Kutcher about young models living in New York.
Mischa Barton's 'The Beautiful Life' Canceled Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
New York Times - 2 hours ago
This week, PBS will broadcast Ken Burns's new six-part series on the national parks, a chronicle of the rich 158-year history of what the series calls “America's Best Idea” - setting aside remarkable places and landscapes for future generations to ...
'The National Parks': Utah featured in Ken Burns' sweeping new ... Salt Lake Tribune
ESPN - - 24 minutes ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was taken to the UK Medical Center by ambulance after taking a shot to the head while being sacked in the third quarter of the No.
No. 1 Florida wins but lose Tebow to injury The Associated Press
Despite illness, injury Tebow continues to set records Tampa Tribune
The Associated Press - - 17 minutes ago
PITTSBURGH - The Dodgers locked up their fourth playoff appearance in six years, getting a two-run single from pinch-hitter Jim Thome during a four-run eighth inning in which Pirates relievers walked four before going on to beat Pittsburgh 8-4 on ...
Dodgers uncertain about playoff pitchers; four-man rotation planned The Canadian Press
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Atlantic Coast Conference has been desperate to reclaim some national stature since the fadeout of Florida State.
Hurricanes-Hokies Game Review USA Today
Los Angeles Times - - 9 hours ago
A national survey suggests parents are confused about the risks of the virus and its vaccine. By Melissa Healy Germ-spreading schoolchildren are expected to be the focus of a massive US vaccination campaign against the novel H1N1 flu.
New swine flu wave hits Mexico, closings unlikely The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
It has been frustrating to watch Republican leaders posture as the vigilant protectors of Medicare against health care reforms designed to make the system better and more equitable.
The state of House and Senate legislation Los Angeles Times
The Senate Bill Gives and Takes for Most Groups Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - Sep 24, 2009
The first vaccine to show any sign of preventing the spread of HIV has provided the most encouragement since the 1990s in the three-decades quest to stem the global AIDS epidemic.
Video: First Person: Aids Vaccine Breakthrough Reaction The Associated Press
Researchers report AIDS vaccine progress San Jose Mercury News
New York Times - - Sep 19, 2009
In the early '70s, breaking out of the domestic cocoon, leaving their mothers' circumscribed lives behind, young women felt exhilarated and bold.
New Yorker - - Sep 20, 2009
If the science truly succeeds, it will make it possible to supplant the world created by Darwinian evolution with one created by us.
Milwaukee Small Business Times - Sep 4, 2009
Voting of the third time, members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local 1947 in Fond du Lac approved a "best and final" contract offer from Mercury Marine today.
New York Times - - Sep 18, 2009
FROM the ice-cold waters of the Strait of Georgia, the 150-mile-long waterway that separates Vancouver Island from mainland British Columbia, the eastern shore of Galiano Island looked untouched by man - if not by nature.
Salon - - Sep 20, 2009
His roots, from the alleged suicide of his mom to Top 40 radio to the birth of the morning zoo. Part 1 of 3 By Alexander Zaitchik AP Photo/Mike Mergen Glenn Beck, in 2003, recording promotional announcements for an upcoming "Rally for America" in Bala ...