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US welcomes Iran inspection access

Aljazeera.net - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has welcomed Iran's decision to allow International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors into a newly disclosed uranium enrichment plant.

Feds: Zazi Trips, Shopping Led to NY Terror Threat

ABC News - Tom Hays - ‎6 hours ago‎
AP It was midsummer in suburban Denver when an unassuming, bearded man pushed a red shopping cart between shelves stacked with hair coloring and nail polish remover.

Obama addresses Black Caucus on health care

The Associated Press - Darlene Superville - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Saturday resumed his push to overhaul the health care system, telling a Congressional Black Caucus conference that there comes a time when "the cup of endurance runs over.

Germany set for general election

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
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 ...

Top US Commander Says Taliban Winning Communication Initiative

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.

On Several Foreign Policy Fronts, Events Force Obama to Turn to Plan B

New York Times - Mark Landler - ‎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 ...

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Obama: G20 brought economy back from brink

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Tom Raum, Emma Vandore - ‎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.

Rep. Maloney's Husband Dies on Tibet Trek

New York Times - Jack Healy - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The husband of Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of New York died on Friday after scaling a mountain peak during an expedition in Tibet, Ms.

New Senator Kirk Pledges to Continue Friend Kennedy's Battles

Bloomberg - Tom Moroney, James Rowley - ‎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.

ANALYSIS-Will "It worked" come back to haunt G20?

Reuters - Emily Kaiser, Paul Eckert - ‎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 ...

More tax cases vs wealthy, US banks -US prosecutor

Reuters - Kim Dixon - ‎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 ...

Twitter Funding Round Is Said to Value Company at $1 Billion

Bloomberg - Brian Womack, Joseph Galante - ‎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 ...

AT&T calls Google a hypocrite on Net neutrality

CNET News - Marguerite Reardon - ‎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 Gives iPhone MMS Support

InformationWeek - Marin Perez - ‎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.

Consolemakers prep for motion control battle

San Francisco Chronicle - Ryan Kim - ‎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 ...

EXCLUSIVE: Khloe Kardashian's Wedding Rehearsal

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.

CW cancels 'The Beautiful Life: TBL'

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

The Future of Our Parks

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 ...

Gators Rout Wildcats; Tebow Leaves Game

ESPN - Mark Schlabach - ‎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.

Dodgers clinch playoff spot, beat Pirates 8-4

The Associated Press - Alan Robinson - ‎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 ...

Virginia Tech Puts Damper on Miami's Title Plans

New York Times - Ray Glier - ‎2 hours ago‎
BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Atlantic Coast Conference has been desperate to reclaim some national stature since the fadeout of Florida State.

Most parents won't have kids get H1N1 flu shots

Los Angeles Times - Melissa Healy - ‎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 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.

Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing HIV Infection

Wall Street Journal - Gautam Naik - ‎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.

Op-Ed Columnist Blue Is the New Black

New York Times - Maureen Dowd - ‎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.

Where will synthetic biology lead us?

New Yorker - Michael Specter - ‎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.

Mercury Marine workers approve contract offer

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.

An Island Frozen in Time and Price

New York Times - Matt Gross - ‎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.

The making of Glenn Beck

Salon - Alexander Zaitchik - ‎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 ...