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Red Sox lose to Orioles 4-3

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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia, center, is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, Sept.

Experts fear listeria may be affecting more produce

USA Today -
As the death toll from the listeria outbreak climbed, federal health officials issued new warnings Wednesday to consumers to dispose of any cantaloupe they have if they don't know where it's from.

Mass. musician accused of DC terrorist plot

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A 26-year-old Massachusetts man has been arrested and accused of plotting to attack the Pentagon and US Capitol with large remote-controlled aircraft filled with explosives.

Germany's Merkel faces biggest test in euro vote

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a ceremony of the German Federal Constitutional Court (BVG in Karlsruhe September 28, 2011.

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher "in crisis after affair" -
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are on the verge of a split after another woman accused Kutcher of cheating on their wedding anniversary, according to reports.

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Saudi King Revokes Lashing Sentence for Female Driver

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Saudi King Abdullah has revoked the sentence of 10 lashes imposed on a woman for driving in the conservative kingdom, a government official said.

US 'threat' of military action unites Pakistan -
Khlaid Tanveer / AP People rally against the US in Multan, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 28 after Pakistan lashed out at the US for accusing the country's most powerful intelligence agency of supporting extremist attacks against American targets in ...

Disagreements at UN Stall Sanctions on Syria

New York Times -
UNITED NATIONS - Despite new resolve to issue a Security Council resolution addressing violence in Syria, the first negotiations on Wednesday among all 15 members of the Council over the wording bumped along an old rut.

Move in Palestinian Membership Bid

New York Times -
The Security Council took the formal step on Wednesday of referring the Palestinian request for full membership in the United Nations to the special committee that is to consider it, consisting of a diplomat from each of the 15 ...

Arizona Shooting Suspect's Treatment Extended for Four Months

BusinessWeek -
Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- A federal judged ordered four more months of psychiatric treatment for Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona, that left six people including a US judge ...

Perry Backtracks on 'Heart' Remark on Illegal-Immigrant Tuition

BusinessWeek -
Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry retreated from his debate statement last week that those who oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants don't “have a heart.

Florida May Set January Vote That Accelerates Nominating Process

BusinessWeek -
Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Florida will likely defy national party rules and set its presidential primary for Jan. 31, 2012, state House Speaker Dean Cannon said yesterday, a move that would trigger an ...

Time to Kill Another European Transactions Tax Proposal: View

BusinessWeek -
By the Editors Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Some bad ideas won't die. The European Union proposed yesterday raising about 57 billion euros ($78 billion) a year by taxing trades of stocks, bonds and derivatives by financial institutions.

Reebok to pay $25 million to settle case over toning shoes

Los Angeles Times -
Reebok agreed to give refunds to buyers of toning shoes and flip-flops to resolve allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that it falsely claimed that the products strengthened muscles.

Asia Stocks Fall on Euro Crisis Fears -
Asian shares and commodities fell on Thursday on growing worries that Europe's intractable debt problems will plunge the world into a second global financial crisis.

Yahoo touches up Flickr amid internal turmoil

USA Today -
SAN FRANCISCO - It isn't a pretty picture at Yahoo right now, but that's not stopping the beleaguered Internet company from touching up its popular photo-sharing service, Flickr.

Samsung to pay Microsoft to use Android: Extortion or partnership?

Los Angeles Times -
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a cross-licensing of its patent portfolio with Samsung that will leave Samsung paying a royalty to Microsoft for each smartphone and tablet it sells running Google's Android operating system.

'X-Factor' audition show snubs Illinois singers

Chicago Sun-Times -
On Wednesday's episode of "The X Factor," J. Mark Inman of Westboro, Mass., sings "Creep" at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.

Anna Faris can do a 'Number' on raunchy comedy

USA Today -
By Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY Anna Faris stars as Ally, who's on a mission to track down all her exes in 'What's Your Number?

Reyes wins batting title; Cabrera wins AL crown

Boston Globe -
AP Sports Writer / September 29, 2011 NEW YORK—Jose Reyes became the first player in the New York Mets' half-century history to win a National League batting title, edging Milwaukee's Ryan Braun by five percentage points in a ...

Cabrera finishes at .344, Tigers beat Indians 5-4

Boston Globe -
Cleveland Indians starter Zach McAllister pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept.

Cards win, earn NL wild card when Braves lose

Boston Globe -
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros on Wednesday, Sept.

Stars say relativity still works

Register -
The Special Theory of Relativity may be under re-evaluation following CERN's astonishing neutrino observations, but over in the world of astronomy, general relativity has had another reconfirmation from ...

Space Radiation Expected to Rise for Airline Passengers and Astronauts

Fox News -
One of the first images taken by SDO and still a favorite: A solar eruptive prominence as seen in extreme UV light on March 30, 2010.

Shutdown looms at pioneering American atom smasher

San Francisco Chronicle -
M. Spencer Green / AP In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 photo, physicist Dmitri Denisov, who works on one of two huge particle detectors at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill.

Cytisine Is Cheap And Effective In Helping Smokers Quit

Medical News Today -
Tabex, a low cost medication which contains Cytisine, a nicotine substitute derived from laburnum seeds, triples a person's chances of successfully giving up smoking, compared to a placebo, researchers reported in NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine) ...

Study: Risk of stroke increases regardless of blood pressure

The State Column -
A study released Wednesday finds that even slightly elevated blood pressure may put individuals at risk of stroke and other ailments.


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