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Iran Test-Fires Missiles That Put Israel in Range

New York Times - Alan Cowell, Nazila Fathi - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS - Locked in a deepening dispute with the United States and its allies over its nuclear program, Iran said Monday that its Revolutionary Guards had test-fired missiles with sufficient range to strike Israel, ...

Toll rises in Philippine floods

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Philippine government says the toll from flooding caused by tropical storm Ketsana has risen to 240 as rescue teams continue to pull bodies from swollen rivers and debris-strewn streets.

Brazil Calls on Honduras to Restore Ousted President

Bloomberg - Iuri Dantas - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil called on the acting government of Honduras to reinstate ousted President Manuel Zelaya and sought a United Nations response to “threats” against its embassy in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa.

us, Allies Seek New Ways to Sanction Iran

Wall Street Journal - Joe Lauria, Jay Solomon - ‎1 hour ago‎
UNITED NATIONS -- The Obama administration and its Western allies are looking at new ways to constrict Iran's energy, transportation and financial sectors in the wake of last week's revelation that Tehran ...

Merkel signals cautious reforms in new coalition

Reuters India - Madeline Chambers - ‎2 hours ago‎
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled on Monday she would resist pressure for radical reforms from her likely new coalition partners, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), and stick to a path of gradual ...

No Detail Is Overlooked as China Prepares to Celebrate

New York Times - Sharon LaFraniere - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Dancers from the National Ballet of China performed the "Red Detachment of Women" ballet ahead of the anniversary, in Tianjin on Saturday.

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DC Data On Poverty Grim but Unchanged

Washington Post - Carol Morello, Dan Keating - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than one in four District children were living in poverty last year, even as the region was weathering the recession's onset better than most metropolitan areas, according to census data released Tuesday.
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Four teens charged in fatal beating of Chicago student

USA Today - Nam Y. Huh - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Judy Keen, USA TODAY CHICAGO - Darnell Myles didn't have to see the video airing on TV of Derrion Albert's slaying to find out that the neighborhood around Christian Fenger Academy High School is dangerous.

Secret Service investigates Obama poll on Facebook

Los Angeles Times - David G. Savage - ‎3 hours ago‎
The poll, set up by a Facebook member, asked if the president should be assassinated. It's been taken down, and the seriousness of the threat is being evaluated.

Fujii Denies Support for Strong Yen in Reversal of Rhetoric

Bloomberg - Keiko Ujikane - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese Finance Minister Hirohisa Fujii said the government may act to stabilize the foreign- exchange market and denied that he supported a stronger yen, a day after the currency surged to an eight-month high.

Xerox Bets Big on Services

BusinessWeek - Aaron Ricadela - ‎2 hours ago‎
Given its reliance on hardware, Xerox (XRX) got squeezed by the recession as companies stretched equipment further and put off purchases of new printers and copiers.

GIC Sticks to UBS, Citigroup Investments on Long-Term Prospects

Bloomberg - Andrea Tan - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The manager of more than $100 billion of the city's foreign reserves is still losing money on its holding in UBS, Switzerland's biggest bank by assets, and has made a profit on its investment in Citigroup, GIC said in its annual report ...

CNN Unveils iPhone App with iReport

PC Magazine - Jamie Lendino - ‎1 hour ago‎
CNN has unveiled a dedicated iPhone and iPod touch app that lets users browse articles, images, and CNN video in a deeper way than before.

Meet Dell's New $2000 Laptop

Wired News - Priya Ganapati - ‎59 minutes ago‎
About as slim as the Adamo and just half a pound heavier, Dell's new slim laptop is a PC intended for business users who crave beauty and are willing to pay whatever it takes to get it.

Can Your Desktop Run Windows 7?

PC Magazine - Joel Santo Domingo - ‎1 hour ago‎
Are you going to run Windows 7 on your desktop? Our experts let you know if you can. by Joel Santo Domingo You might be running Windows XP or Vista right now, but you want to run Windows 7 when it appears later this year.

Polanski's attorneys may have ignited arrest fuse

Los Angeles Times - Harriet Ryan, Richard Winton - ‎1 hour ago‎
In court filings this summer, they said the LA County district attorney's office had made no effort to arrest the fugitive filmmaker.

Kim Kardashian gets back together with Reggie Bush

New York Daily News - Mike O'Brien - ‎4 hours ago‎
BY Mike O'Brien They sure know how to keep the family name in the spotlight! Just a day after sister Khloe tied the knot with LA Lakers player Lamar Odom, big sister Kim Kardashian officially reconciled with her NFL running back beau, Reggie Bush.

Phone off? Hugh Jackman stops Broadway show for ringing

Reuters - Belinda Goldsmith, Bob Tourtellotte - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - One theatergoer won't forget to turn their cell phone off next time, after Australian actor Hugh Jackman stopped a Broadway show to ask them to stop their phone from ringing.

Cowboys' D leads the way to 21-7 win over Panthers

The Associated Press - Jaime Aron - ‎24 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON, Texas - Leading, but not by much, Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were desperately in need of a big play. Jake Delhomme helped them make several.

Twins' success no surprise to Everett

MLB.com - Kelly Thesier - ‎20 minutes ago‎
DETROIT -- Tigers shortstop Adam Everett isn't surprised that the Twins are the team that's making a late-season charge at Detroit's division lead.

In a cinch, Angels clinch AL West title

MLB.com - Lyle Spencer - ‎51 minutes ago‎
ANAHEIM -- The Angels have joined another postseason party, hoping to stick around to the finish this time. Attacking swiftly and often, the Angels flattened the Rangers, 11-0, behind Ervin Santana on Monday night in front of ...
Recap: LA Angels vs. Texas Kansas City Star

Who's first for swine flu vaccine?

Houston Chronicle - Don Finley San Antonio - ‎26 minutes ago‎
In the queue for H1N1 flu vaccines, not everyone is equal. Those who will get bumped to the front are: SAN ANTONIO - With swine flu cases soaring in Texas and the first doses of vaccine perhaps a week away, ...

Democrats' division on health care remake to be on full display

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Janet Hook - ‎4 hours ago‎
Congress will take up two of the thorniest issues: the public option and how to pay for the overhaul. By JANET HOOK, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON - Democrats this week will push toward showdowns in Congress on two of the toughest issues in the health ...
Senator seeks public option Daily Mail - Charleston

Conservative voices come up short on health care

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Doug Stone - ‎1 hour ago‎
Doug Stone is the press secretary and media relations specialist for Education Minnesota. Stone has been a journalist for print and broadcast, a US Senate press secretary, a college relations director, a journalism teacher and a freelance writer.

Mackenzie Phillips's Sisters Speak Out About Incest Claim

People Magazine - Hilary Shenfeld, Lisa Ingrassia - ‎Sep 25, 2009‎
Her sisters are upset, her stepmother calls her a liar, but Mackenzie Phillips isn't backing down from revelations that she had a long-term sexual relationship with her father - and hopes she can be the public face of an issue that ...

(LR) Hannah Giles, posed as the prostitute & Kelly Shackelford ...

FOXNews - ‎Sep 25, 2009‎
This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," September 24, 2009. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

Glass Half Empty: Richard Meier's Brooklyn Tower

New York Times - Christine Haughney - ‎Sep 25, 2009‎
NIGHT VISION The view from a nearby building reveals few tenants in Richard Meier's glass tower on Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn.

Man sues BofA for "1784 billion, trillion dollars"

Yahoo! News - Joe Rauch, Lisa Von Ahn - ‎Sep 25, 2009‎
Reuters - People walk past a Bank of America branch in New York August 13, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson By Joe Rauch Joe Rauch - Fri Sep 25, 1:21 pm ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dalton Chiscolm is unhappy about Bank of America's customer service -- really, ...

Gore-Backed Car Firm Gets Large US Loan

Wall Street Journal - Josh Mitchell, Stephen Power - ‎Sep 24, 2009‎
WASHINGTON -- A tiny car company backed by former Vice President Al Gore has just gotten a $529 million US government loan to help build a hybrid sports car in Finland that will sell for about $89000.
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