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Losing ground in Ohio, Romney says his "heart aches" for jobless

Reuters - ‎34 minutes ago‎
By Steve Holland and Lisa Lambert | BEDFORD HEIGHTS/BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (Reuters) - The race for president focused squarely on the battle for working-class votes on Wednesday, as Republican Mitt Romney scrambled to make up ground on Democratic ...
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Netanyahu: 'I feel the support of the entire Israeli people'

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Moments before take-off on a flight to New York, where he will address the UN, Netanyahu reiterates his mission: 'We've overcome enemies in the past; we'll overcome this one too.
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Army accuses 82nd Airborne brig. general of sex crimes

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By Michael Winter, USA TODAY The Army has accused an 82 Airborne brigadier general of sexual crimes, adultery and other offenses over inappropriate relationships with several women under his command, US military officials said today.
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Spain to pass reforms, budget cuts with eye on aid

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
* Reforms come as social tension, market pressure rises * New taxes seen on stock transactions, greenhouse gases * Wage freeze for public servants to be extended By Paul Day MADRID, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Spain will announce a series of economic reforms ...
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In UN speech, Egypt's Morsi rejects broad free speech rights

Los Angeles Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Egypt's recently elected President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday rejected President Obama's view of free speech rights and made plain his ambition to seize greater influence for the Arab world's most populous country.
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NFL and Officials Close to Agreement

New York Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The NFL was close to an agreement Wednesday night on a new labor deal with its game officials that would end a lockout that has forced unprepared replacement officials onto the field, creating three weeks of botched calls, acute criticism, ...
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Suicide bombers target Syrian army HQ

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
< Prev of 2 Next > TWO suicide bombs struck the heavily guarded Syrian army headquarters in the heart of Damascus, killing four guards and sparking a gun battle between troops and rebels.
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Health concerns, rightwing policies dog party's new chief

The Japan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JUN HONGO and NATSUKO FUKUE The resurgence of Shinzo Abe has quickly raised concerns among political experts who note that the former prime minister's shaky health contributed to the abrupt end of his yearlong term in 2007.
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Sister of slain Libya ambassador Chris Stevens: 'It helps to have the world ...

New York Daily News - ‎7 hours ago‎
SEATTLE - The sister of slain Ambassador Chris Stevens says “it helps to have the world mourning with you” and know that he was appreciated.
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President Obama misspeaks, says wants to export jobs

Fox News (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Kimberly Schwandt | September 26, 2012 KENT, Ohio - President Obama misspoke in a speech at Kent State Univeristy, saying "I want to see us export more jobs," a line likely to become immediate fodder for his opponent, Republican presidential nominee ...
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Herndon father shot wife, children before killing himself, police say

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 57-year-old Herndon man fatally shot his wife and two teenage sons before killing himself in their home, and detectives were still working to determine what may have prompted the violence, Fairfax County police said Wednesday.
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Investigators: Children believed dead in Tenn fire now considered missing ...

Washington Post - ‎54 minutes ago‎
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Two children initially believed to have perished in an intense Tennessee farmhouse fire along with their step-grandparents are now considered missing and perhaps in danger, investigators said on Wednesday.
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3 more major US banks report possible cyber attacks - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Bank and PNC reported problems with their customer websites Wednesday after a financial services security group warned about possible cyberattacks.
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New-Home Sales Slipped in August

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes dipped slightly in August from July, but the median price of homes sold during the month rose by a record amount.
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Apple on maps inaccuracies: 'This is no one's issue but ours'

2 hours ago
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Josh Lowensohn
According to a new report, Apple is shouldering the blame for any inaccuracies with its new maps app and says more than 99 percent of the data is solid.
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US report leaves debate open on contested Wyoming fracking study

Reuters - ‎56 minutes ago‎
* USGS report offers no interpretation of data * Results generally consistent with previous findings - EPA * Wells improperly constructed - Encana By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The US government on Wednesday released the latest water ...
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Mitt Romney cites Massachusetts health care law as sign of his empathy - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By Matt Viser, Globe Staff WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney on Wednesday cited his record in shepherding through the Massachusetts health care law as a sign of his empathy for all people, talking far more openly than usual about a controversial plan that has ...
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Obama, Romney differ on US exceptionalism

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made clear this week that they share an overriding belief: American political and economic values should triumph in the world.
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Akin Gets Republican Senate Campaign Group's Support

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Kathleen Hunter on September 26, 2012 The US Senate Republican campaign organization endorsed Todd Akin's bid to oust Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, though it stopped short of pledging money to his effort, marking a partial ...
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Without Ryan Medicare ax, GOP budget still in red

Politico - ‎2 hours ago‎
Call it Paul Ryan's 0.5 percent solution. In a little-noticed but vital change last spring, the House Budget Committee chairman cut half a point from the annual growth rate he had allowed for Medicare spending.
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Barnes & Noble to introduce Nook Video service

Wall Street Journal - ‎53 minutes ago‎
AP NEW YORK - Barnes & Noble Inc. says it will launch a video service this fall that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices and televisions.
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Intel Calls Report of Win8 Criticism 'Unsubstantiated'

Wall Street Journal (blog)
1 hour ago
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Don Clark
By Don Clark Intel is holding an event in San Francisco Thursday that is expected to showcase new tablet-style computers that run the next operating system from longtime partner Microsoft .
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Andy Williams, 'Moon River' singer, dies at 84

Los Angeles Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Andy Williams' signature hit song from the early 1960s was no accident of timing. Audrey Hepburn sang it first in the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and it was nominated for an Oscar.
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Honey Boo Boo's Dad -- Sugar Bear Done Gone Home Y'all - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Here comes Sugar Bear Mike! Honey Boo Boo's papa is finally back home tonight after 12 grueling days of hospital treatment for a nasty leg infection.
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Kirstie Alley: Why I Planted A Big Kiss On Dancing's Tom Bergeron

Access Hollywood - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Kirstie Alley planted a big kiss on “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars” co-host Tom Bergeron on Monday night's show, and she told Access Hollywood what prompted the lip-lock surprise.
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Bill Belichick on being 1-2: 'We don't talk about records' - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By Mike Petraglia Reporters descended on Gillette Stadium Wednesday to try and get a feel for a team that is under .500 for the first time since being 0-1 to start the 2003 season.
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'Nowhere to hide' from Ryder Cup pressure

USA TODAY - ‎35 minutes ago‎
MEDINAH, Ill. -- Luke Donald was a rock. Warming up on the range at Oakland Hills Country Club north of Detroit, the Englishman's blood pressure was in check as he readied himself for his debut in the 2004 Ryder Cup.
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Sabathia Gives the Twins Fits And a Tired Bullpen a Break

New York Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS - Joe Mauer, a former most valuable player, came into Wednesday's game with a .326 batting average - second only to Miguel Cabrera in the American League - and was hitting a staggering .418 in September.
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A writer reflects on summer day spent with candidate Tom Osborne

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
I am too young to have ever hit the campaign trial with Abraham Lincoln, but I was lucky enough in the summer of 2000 to spend a stump-speech day with Tom Osborne.
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Huge Sumatran quakes in April a step in tectonic plate breakup

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Planet Earth may be 4.5 billion years old, but that doesn't mean she can't serve up a shattering surprise now and again. Such was the case on April 11 of this year when two massive earthquakes erupted beneath the Indian Ocean, far from the usual danger ...
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NASA robots may grab Mars rocks for astronauts to deliver back to Earth

Washington Post - ‎Sep 25, 2012‎
WASHINGTON - NASA's future plans to explore Mars may end up using astronauts as space messengers. The new idea surfaced as a special team looking for a new Mars robotic exploration plan released a preliminary report Tuesday.
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'Scar free healing' in mice may give clues to human skin repair, says study

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Mice with brittle skin, which tears off in order to escape predators, may offer clues to healing wounds without scarring, according to US researchers.
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Snacks: The USDA's Solution To Student's Healthy Lunch Complaints

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
According to Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the solution to the growing grumbling over re-vamped school lunch menus boils down to a good old fashioned snack.
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Massachusetts girl who called herself 'Mrs. Bieber' dies of rare brain cancer ...

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
BOSTON - A 6-year-old Massachusetts girl whose love for Justin Bieber encouraged physicians and nurses at a Boston hospital to organize a pretend wedding to the pop star as she battled a rare brain cancer has died.

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